Category: Global News

Israel, Hamas Cease-Fire Appears to Be Holding

Israel National News reports: “A cease-fire between Israel and Hamas appeared to hold Sunday, with Israel easing some restrictions on a commercial crossing into Gaza and expanding the Mediterranean fishing zone. Sunday’s relative peace and […]

Journalist goes to jail for offending Muslims reports: “A journalist has been sentenced by a court in Kuwait to three years in jail for two Twitter messages that offended Shiite Muslims. The Middle East Media Research Institute documents that ‘Abdallah Al-Hadlaq, […]

Muslim political leader sets speech rules reports: “A key leader for advocacy group Muslims in America is setting a new speech standard, declaring that anyone who uses words such as ‘hate kills’ and ‘violent jihad’ is Islamophobic, reports Joseph Farah’s […]

Pakistan, China Slam Fresh U.S. Anti-Terror Move in UN

Voice of America News reports: “China and Pakistan are criticizing the United States for bypassing established mechanisms and submitting a draft resolution directly in the United Nations Security Council to push for outlawing a Pakistani […]

U.S. Ambassador Brownback: ‘China is at War with Faith’

Voice of America News reports: “Washington’s top diplomat for religious freedom is calling on China to stop its growing oppression of people of faith. Sam Brownback, the U.S. ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom, told journalists, […]

Russia Warns U.S.: Troops in Venezuela Will Stay ‘For as Long as Needed’ reports: “Russia on Thursday defended its decision to send troops to Venezuela to protect socialist dictator Nicolás Maduro from any potential threat, claiming that their actions are ‘in strict accordance’ with the Venezuelan constitution […]

Pope Francis: Christians and Muslims ‘Believe in God the Creator and Merciful One’ reports: “Pope Francis told the people of Morocco he will visit them ‘as a pilgrim of peace and of fraternity’ when he travels to the north African nation on Saturday. The pope began his […]

Modi declares India ‘space superpower’ as satellite downed by missile reports: “India said it had destroyed a low-orbiting satellite in a missile test that proved the nation was among the world’s most advanced space powers. In a rare address to the nation on Wednesday, […]

U.S.: North Korea activity incompatible with denuclearization reports: “North Korean military activities are incompatible with denuclearization, which the United States is demanding as a condition for lifting sanctions, the commander of US forces in South Korea said Wednesday. ‘Despite a reduction […]

Israel said to offer Hamas numerous concessions in return for curbing violence

The Times of Israel reports: “A delegation of Egyptian mediators and intelligence officials reportedly met Wednesday night and early Thursday morning with the leadership of the Hamas terror group in the Gaza Strip, conveying an […]

Egyptian Mediators Rush to Gaza Strip as Cease-fire Holds

Voice of America News reports: “Egyptian mediators rushed to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday and Hamas’ supreme leader emerged from his hideout as an unofficial cease-fire between Israel and the Islamic militant group appeared to […]

Sharia Crackdown: Brunei’s ‘Vicious’ New Islamic Criminal Laws Attacked reports: “Stoning to death for gay sex and amputation for theft are just two provisions in new legislation planned for the tiny, oil-rich Asian state of Brunei that have drawn criticism from human rights […]