World News

New Zealand Earthquake

New Zealand hit by 2 strong quakes

New Zealand on Tuesday experienced two strong earthquakes, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or significant damage.
November 22, 2016
Neo Nazis

US votes against anti-Nazi resolution at UN

The US on Thursday voted against a UN resolution condemning the veneration of Nazism saying it hindered freedom of speech, while raising concerns that Russia, the country that sponsored the resolution, was using it to carry out political attacks against its neighbors.
November 21, 2016
Aleppo attack

At least 20 killed in bombing by Assad in Aleppo

The strikes, including hundreds of artillery shells and dozens of airstrikes, hit four hospitals in east Aleppo, a rebel-held enclave of 275,000 people, and now all hospitals in the area are out of service.
November 20, 2016
Mohamed Merah

French parents name newborn after Muslim terrorist

After parents in Nice, France named their child after Mohamed Merah, an Islamist terrorist who killed seven people in terror attacks on a Jewish school and French paratroopers in the southwestern Toulouse region in 2012, a judge will rule on whether they must change the name.
November 20, 2016
Donald Trump

Trump appoints fierce critics of Obama for top positions

President-elect Donald Trump on Friday named Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions as the next attorney general, Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo as the next head of the CIA and former military intelligence chief Michael Flynn as his national security adviser.
November 20, 2016
Heat dry land

2016 is hottest year in recorded history

Concentrations of major greenhouse gases in the atmosphere continue to increase to new limits and Arctic sea ice remains at a very low level, even though gas emissions are dropping, the United Nations World Meteorological Organization announced.
November 15, 2016
iran-china-deal

Iran, China sign deal on military cooperation

The Islamic Republic of Iran and China have signed an agreement on military cooperation which would entail the holding of joint military exercises and the cooperation in the “fight on terrorism.”
November 15, 2016
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11 Arab countries accuse Iran of sponsoring terrorism

The United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Morocco, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Yemen signed a letter to the UN General Assembly in which they decried Iran's support for Shiite Houthi rebels in Yemen and the Shiite Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon.
November 15, 2016
Russia special forces

Russia: We thwarted ISIS attacks in country

Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) announced Saturday it has thwarted several plots by the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists to carry out attacks in Moscow and St. Petersburg and has detained 10 suspects in connection with the plans.
November 13, 2016
leonard cohen

Leonard Cohen Dead at 82

Legendary Canadian Jewish singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen passed away Thursday in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 82.
November 11, 2016
Hamas Gaza

Shiite Iran supporter killed in Gaza

The Hamas Sunni Islamic terror group, which rules Gaza, has tense relations with Shiite Iran and the Shiite Lebanese Hezbollah terror group, stemming from the conflict in Syria, which has sharpened the Sunni-Shiite rift in the Muslim world.
November 10, 2016
ISIS mass grave

Iraqis probe mass grave near ISIS-held Mosul

ISIS has left horrifying carnage in its wake as it retreats from areas it controlled in Iraq thanks to an offensive to liberate Mosul from the terror group's grip.
November 10, 2016
Iran police

Iran blinds man for blinding girl

Iran literally acted on its eye-for-an-eye sharia law of retribution when it blinded a man for blinding a young girl after he threw acid in her face.
November 9, 2016
Raqqa attack

Kurds launch campaign to conquer ISIS capital

In an effort to dislodge ISIS from its self-declared capital in Raqqa, Syria, the Kurds and the Syria Democratic Forces have announced the launch of a military campaign.
November 8, 2016
terror threat ISIS

FBI arrests Ohio man who tried to join ISIS

The growing threat of ISIS terrorism in the US has surpassed that of al-Qaeda, FBI Director James Comey warned in July, as US security agencies continue to track down individuals influenced by ISIS who may be planning to act on their radical ideology.
November 8, 2016
Marcel Zech

German politician sent to prison over Auschwitz tattoo

A German court sent politican Marcel Zech to prison for sporting a tattoo on his back that combined an image of the Auschwitz death camp with the slogan from the Buchenwald concentration camp's gate, 'Jedem das Seine' — 'to each his own.'
November 8, 2016
Earthquake

Earthquake rocks central Oklahoma

A magnitude 5.0 earthquake in the town of Cushing, Oklahoma, considered one of the world’s key oil hubs, caused some damage but no known injuries or deaths.
November 7, 2016
hamas terror

WATCH: Hamas equals terror

The European Union will soon decide if it considers the Hamas terror group a terror group.
November 3, 2016
cyrus-the-great

Iran detains citizens for celebrating Cyrus the Great

Iranian activists have been arrested for celebrating Cyrus the Great, the pre-Islam monarch of Persia, who decreed that the Temple in Jerusalem should be rebuilt and that Jews should return to their revered land.
November 1, 2016