Month: June 2018

NYC Truck Jihadi Says ISIS Is ‘Leading a War’ to ‘Impose Sharia’ reports: “Sayfullo Saipov murdered eight people in New York City last October by driving a truck along a bike path; at a pre-trial hearing Friday, he showed that he was not in the least […]

UN: 10,000 Children Killed, Maimed in Conflicts Worldwide in 2017

Voice of America News reports: “More than 10,000 children were killed or maimed last year in armed conflicts around the world, a U.N. report said this week. More than 21,000 ‘grave violations’ of children’s rights […]

Mattis vows ‘strong defensive stance’ on North Korea reports: “US Defense Secretary James Mattis pledged Friday to maintain and strengthen the US security alliance with Japan amid fears that talks with North Korea could water down Washington’s longstanding security commitments in the […]

U.S. presses UN Security Council to sanction Iran reports: “The United States urged fellow UN Security Council members Wednesday to punish Iran for ‘malign behavior’ in the Middle East, at a meeting on implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran. ‘When […]

Iran reopens uranium enrichment plant

Israel National News reports: “Iran has reopened a nuclear plant that was idle for nine years as it prepares to increase uranium enrichment capacity if a nuclear deal with world powers falls apart after the […]

Chinese Man Murders Two Children in Shanghai as ‘Revenge on Society’ reports: “Chinese police arrested a man who murdered two schoolchildren in Shanghai as his revenge on society, state media reported on Thursday. The incident took place outside the Shanghai World Foreign Language Primary School […]

Iranian MP: Syria and Russia ‘Will Soon Sacrifice Us’ to America and Israel reports: “Iranian Member of Parliament Behrouz Bonyadi criticized Tehran’s allies Russia and Syria in unusually harsh terms during a speech on Wednesday, essentially agreeing with the Iranian protest movement that the nation has spent […]

Controversial Islamist laws being used to sideline Pakistani politicians reports: “The outgoing Prime Minister of Pakistan Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has been disqualified from contesting elections from his National Assembly constituency, NA-57 in Murree, for life. The eight-page verdict against Abbasi on Wednesday said […]

Aid agencies warn cholera and catastrophe loom in Yemen reports: “With fighting continuing in and around the key port city of Hodeidah, aid agencies warned this week that disruption caused by the battle could trigger another cholera epidemic in Yemen – and spell […]

Xi Jinping to Mattis: China ‘Cannot Lose Even One Inch of Territory’ reports: “Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on Wednesday. ‘We cannot lose even one inch of the territory left behind […]

Pentagon Intelligence Chief: Russia And China Will Have Weapons in Space ‘In the Near Future’ reports: “Russia and China are developing new space-based weapons and they’ll be ready ‘in the near future,’ Lt. Gen. Robert Ashley, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, said Tuesday at the Defense One […]

Khamenei Orders Crackdown After Tehran’s Biggest Protests in Years

Voice of America News reports: “Iran’s supreme leader has called on his judiciary to confront anti-government protesters after they staged the biggest strikes and street demonstrations in the capital Tehran in years. State news agency […]