Category: Global News

Syria fighters take control of IS-held airbase near Raqqa

BBC News reports: “A US-backed force of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters has taken control of an Islamic State-held airbase west of the jihadist group’s stronghold of Raqqa. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) and a […]

Iranian bill would label CIA, US Army as terrorist groups

Israel National News reports: “Iran said Sunday it will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Israel’s ‘terrorist actions’ as part of reprisals for the increasing pressure being announced by Washington lawmakers. The decision, […]

Hamas supporters call for ‘revenge’ against Israel

Israel National News reports: “Thousands of Hamas supporters on Saturday called for ‘revenge’ during the Gaza funeral of an official from the Palestinian Islamist movement gunned down the previous day. ‘Revenge, revenge!’ called participants at […]

Imam calling for Jews to be killed in sermon at Montreal mosque draws police complaint

CBC News reports: “A Montreal mosque is facing a police complaint and rebukes from the larger Muslim community after a video of an imam delivering a sermon in which he asks for Jews to be […]

Canadian Parliament Passes Controversial Islamophobia Motion reports: “The Canadian House of Commons has passed motion M103 which singles out the criticism of Islam as a form of ‘Islamophobia’. Critics condemn it as an attack on free speech. Motion M103 was […]

Swedish Police Station So Dangerous Officers Can’t Commute in Alone reports: “The danger posed to police in the notorious Swedish No-Go Zone of Rinkeby will likely mean they will not be allowed to use public transportation to get to work and may have to […]

Senators call for tighter sanctions on Iran

Israel National News reports: “A bipartisan group of U.S. senators on Thursday introduced a new bill that would impose tighter sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile launches and other non-nuclear activities, Reuters reported. The […]

London terrorist was a ‘soldier of ISIS’

Israel National News reports: “The Islamist terror organization ISIS has claimed responsibility for Wednesday’s terror attack near the British parliament in London. The ISIS-affiliated Amaq news agency reported Thursday that the attack was carried out […]

Russia may be supplying the Taliban reports: “Russia is ‘perhaps’ supplying the Taliban as they fight US and NATO forces in Afghanistan, a top US general said Thursday. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO’s supreme allied commander who also heads the US […]

U.S. sees ‘activity’ at North Korea nuke sites reports: “The US military has observed activity in North Korea that suggests Pyongyang may be gearing up for another nuclear test, a US official said Thursday. ‘At the sites where we watch tests, we […]

London attack: British-born attacker ‘known to MI5’

BBC News reports: “The Westminster attacker was British-born and known to the police and intelligence services, the prime minister has revealed. In a statement to the Commons, Theresa May said he had been investigated some […]

Erdogan: Soon Europeans ‘Will Not Walk Safely on Their Streets’ reports: “Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has warned the European Union (EU) that if the diplomatic spat between Turkey and several European countries continues, Europeans won’t be able to walk their own streets safely. […]