Some 82 percent of Russians with firm political preferences say they would vote for Vladimir Putin if a presidential poll were to be held on the nearest weekend, according to the latest research by independent pollster the Levada Center. (Photo: Novosti) Of all people who took part in the poll, 52 percent said they were ready to vote for Putin. In ... Read More »
In the first century, Eric Metaxas writes, Jesus was asked whether the Jewish people, who were under pagan, Roman occupation, should pay taxes to Caesar. The Lord, of cou...
Terrorist organizations have targeted farmers in the southwestern countryside of sweida and have killed at least 5 persons in Aleppo city by mortar attacks, according to ...
A photo exhibition opened at the headquarters of the United Nations in New York showing the damage caused to the Syrian cultural heritage at the hands of the terrorist or...
In a Middle East rebuilt on intolerant ideologies, there is likely to be little place for beleaguered minorities
he past decade has been catastrophic for the Arab world’s beleaguered 12 million strong Christian minority, writes The Guardian. “In Egypt revolution and coun...
Geert Wilders warns America of the consequences of accepting Islamism and reveals 10 step plan of eliminating Islamic extremism from Western culture. From 2009, part 2. ...
The extremist terror organization is establishing a toehold inside Gaza, despite Hamas’ claims to the contrary. Two-plus weeks into Gaza’s current battle with Israel, ceasefire negotiations are stalled, Israeli forces are mobilizing for a potential ground invasion from the north and east, and the Egyptian government to the south is indifferent. Gazans are finding themselves increasingly isolated. But not, it ... Read More »
I recently spent some time watching Shark Week on television. Being fascinated with large predatory fish, I’ve watched many shark programs throughout the years. And I’ve reached one conclusion: the “liberal” response one is accustomed to when the topics of Islam, Islamists, and their law, Sharia, come up—that they are misunderstood, that we need to respect their ways and be ... Read More »
Islamic State militants have released a graphic video allegedly depicting the beheading of American photojournalist James Wright Foley, who has been missing in Syria since 2012. (Photo: Screenshot from ISIS video showing the beheading) The Islamist group also threatened to kill another American journalist, Steven Joel Sotloff of World Affairs and Time, stating his fate is in the hands of President ... Read More »
Jewish communities around the world are getting to grips with a recent upswing in anti-Semitic incidents after the latest Israeli-Hamas conflict. These have included physical assaults, firebombing of synagogues and calls for violence against Israelis. Organizations such as Britain’s Community Security Trust are cataloging occurrences and attempting to make some sort of sense out of the data. Meanwhile, the American ... Read More »
The infamous photo of Senator John McCain posing smilingly with Sunni jihadis in Syria fighting Bashaar al Assad may be worse than previously thought, as it now seems one of the militants present may have been ISIS leader Al- Baghdadi. McCain was in Syria to show US support to the groups, that he assessed to be- and thereby legitimizing them. The US president was ... Read More »
At least 500 Christian women were reportedly abducted from Mosul and marked to be sold as sex slaves by ISIS militants who stretched their dominance over Christians in Iraq further last week when they overran Qaraqosh, the nation’s largest Christian city where believers had been flocking to after being chased out of Mosul. (Photo: A Kurdish protester of the Yazidis ethnic ... Read More »
Takfiri ISIL militants have reportedly kidnapped up to 3,000 women and girls from the Izadi community in northern Iraq over the past two weeks, Amnesty International says. (Photo: Izadi Kurds in Iraq) Donatella Rovera, the Amnesty’s senior crisis response adviser, said the kidnappings took place in villages east of Mount Sinjar, where people have taken up arms against the ISIL ... Read More »
The Islamic State for Iraq and the Levant is reportedly funded through criminal activity, such as the theft of a potential $425 million from a central bank in Mosul. The group is also receiving private donations from wealthy Sunnis in American-allied Gulf nations such as Kuwait, Qatar, and, possibly, Saudi Arabia. (Photo: ISIS Anbar province, Reuters) ISIS is now thought to ... Read More »
The U.N. refugee agency reports tens of thousands of people who have escaped from Sinjar Mountain in northwest Iraq through Syria have gone back into Iraq’s Kurdish region over the past three days. (Photo: Displaced people from the minority Yazidi sect, fleeing violence in the Iraqi town of Sinjar, re-enter Iraq from Syria. Reuters) The UNHCR warns the deepening displacement ... Read More »