Category: Global News

Trump Mulls Designating Muslim Brotherhood ‘Terrorist’ Group reports: “President Donald Trump is considering placing the Muslim Brotherhood on a US blacklist of ‘foreign terrorist organizations,’ the White House said Tuesday. The Brotherhood, an Islamist movement with support across the Middle East, […]

13% increase in violent anti-Semitic attacks worldwide in 2018

Israel National News reports: “Dr. Moshe Kantor, President of the European Jewish Congress (EJC), spoke about the rise in all forms of antisemitism at the release of the 2018 Annual Report on Antisemitism Worldwide at […]

Iraqi premier warns IS weakened, not defeated reports: “Iraqi Premier Adel Abdel Mahdi said Tuesday the Islamic State group had been militarily weakened but not defeated, as the recent deadly Sri Lanka bombings had shown. An IS propaganda video released Monday […]

Iran Designates All U.S. Troops in Middle East as Terrorists

Voice of America News reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani signed a bill into law on Tuesday declaring all U.S. forces in the Middle East terrorists and calling the U.S. government a sponsor of terrorism. The […]

Iran Escalates Targeting of Non-Shiite Muslims, Other Religious Minorities

Voice of America News reports: “A U.S. government body that monitors global religious freedom says conditions in Iran worsened last year, with escalated government targeting of non-Shi’ite Muslims and minority Baha’is and Christians. In its […]

U.S. vows to track down remaining ISIS leaders

Israel National News reports: “The United States vowed on Monday that it would track down and defeat surviving leaders of the Islamic State (ISIS) jihadist group. The comments came after the group published a video […]

‘Nobody Will Go Back’: Christians Flee Middle East After Fall of Islamic State reports: “The number of Christians in the birthplace of their faith, the greater Middle East, continues to plummet months after the Islamic State, which waged a genocidal campaign against Christians, lost its ‘caliphate’ in […]

Jihadists kill pastor, four others in Burkina church attack reports: “Gunmen killed four worshippers and a pastor in the first jihadist attack on a church in Burkina Faso, security and local sources said Monday, in the latest violence to rock the formerly peaceful […]

ISIS leader hails Sri Lanka attacks in new video reports: “ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has appeared in a video for the first time in nearly five years, hailing the Sri Lanka attacks that killed more than 250 people on Easter Sunday, April […]

U.S. agrees with Russia, China on pulling troops from Afghanistan reports: “The United States on Friday found backing from rivals Russia and China on the key formula of a peace deal it is negotiating in Afghanistan — withdrawing troops in return for Taliban pledges […]

Trump says he welcomes China, Russia help over North Korea reports: “President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed Russian and Chinese help with North Korean nuclear negotiations, despite Kim Jong Un accusing the US of ‘bad faith’ at a first summit with Vladimir Putin. ‘I […]

Iran: Exiting nuclear pact one of ‘many options’ after U.S. sanctions reports: “Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said leaving the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty is one of the ‘many options’ Tehran has to retaliate against US sanctions, state media reported Sunday. The United States […]