Islamist militias in Libya took control of nearly a dozen commercial jetliners last month, and western intelligence agencies recently issued a warning that the jets could be used in terrorist attacks across North Africa.
ISIS has released a video that shows the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff and says the murder is retaliation for the Obama administration’s continued airstrikes in Iraq. Sotloff is the second American journalist to be killed by ISIS, and his death comes two weeks after James Foley was executed in a similar video.
When referring to the Muslim terror super-group ISIS, United States President Barack Obama will use the term ISIL instead of their former name ISIS or current name Islamic State. Have you ever wondered about that? We have.
“We don’t have a strategy yet,” Mr. Obama said of his plans for defeating the Islamic State in Syria. “We need to make sure that we’ve got clear plans. As our strategy develops, we will consult with Congress.”
The Obama administration is working to forge a sweeping international climate change agreement to compel nations to cut their planet-warming fossil fuel emissions, but without ratification from Congress.
Former CIA covert operations officer Mike Baker said that he believes there is “a lot of communication” between ISIS and Mexican drug cartels given past efforts by al Qaeda to do likewise on Thursday’s “Laura Ingraham Show.”
“They are tremendously well funded. This is beyond anything we have seen,” Hagel told reporters.
“This is not the time for no peace. We are jobless men, and this is our job now–getting justice,” the Chicago militant told the Post. “If that means violence, that’s okay by me. They’ve been doing this to us for years.”
Senior White House aides earlier this month met with “more than a dozen business groups and company officials to discuss potential immigration policy changes they could make.
The White House has instructed the Pentagon and U.S. military officials to halt the transfer of Hellfire missiles requested by Israel after learning that some weapons shipments entered Israel during the Gaza conflict without prior approval by the White House or the State Department.
The Islamic State is an increasingly menacing threat to the Middle East, and now they have threatened to raise their flag over the White House
“These actions in Russia, including China’s voracious appetite for gold, these actions are meaningful steps away from the dollar,” Jim Rickards, partner at Tangent Capital Partners
Egypt’s highest administrative court dissolved Saturday the political party of the banned Muslim Brotherhood and ordered its assets liquidated, in the latest move against the 86-year old Islamist group.
Russian strategic nuclear bombers conducted at least 16 incursions into northwestern U.S. air defense identification zones over the past 10 days, an unusually sharp increase in aerial penetrations, according to U.S. defense officials.
Army Maj. Gen. Harold J. Greene of Falls Church, Va., was the highest-ranking member of the U.S. military to die in the line of duty since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
A German Army brigadier general is assuming duties as the chief of staff of U. S. Army Europe, the first time a non-American officer has held that position.
So today, when the lady shouted out that “Jesus is the Lord of Israel”, the King of the Jews, Obama should have affirmed her statement in the positive by saying “Jesus Christ is my Saviour, too”. But he didn’t, because he isn’t, and it’s glaringly obvious.
As Muslims throughout the United States and around the world celebrate Eid-al-Fitr, Michelle and I extend our warmest wishes to them and their families.
Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, said that the only solution for the region is the destruction of Israel, and that the armed confrontation must expand beyond Gaza.
Whether through ineptitude, malice, or both, Kerry’s intervention was not a case of America’s top diplomat coming to our region to help a key ally. This was a betrayal.
The vicar of the only Anglican church in Iraq has warned the end for Christians in the country appears “very near” as he appealed for help after a deadline set by Islamic militants to convert or be killed expired.
Obama said there is a sense among Americans “that around the world the old order isn’t holding and we’re not quite where we need to be in terms of a new order that’s based on a different set of principles.”