Saturday, June 21, 2014


Iraq crisis: Shia militia show of force raises tensions Thousands of Shia militia loyal to the powerful cleric Moqtada al-Sadr have paraded through the streets of Baghdad.

Israel vows to 'tighten ring around kidnappers' as it targets Hamas infrastructure The IDF arrested 25 wanted Palestinians in the West Bank overnight Thursday.

Guns and camouflage: Welcome to Hamas' summer-camp Hamas in Gaza Strip showcased Thursday their annual summer-camp for Gaza children.

Russia Puts Troops on Alert as U.S. Broadens Sanctions Russia put more than 65,000 troops on combat alert and ordered them to take part in a drill a day after Ukraine called a week-long cease-fire to quell violence.

Ukraine crisis: Fighting rages on despite declared truce Pro-Russian separatists have carried out several attacks on Ukrainian troops.

Palestinians on social media scorn Abbas for aiding Israel in search of teens Palestinians posted cartoons on Facebook and Twitter depicting Abbas as a "puppy" of Israel.

Court confirms Egypt Muslim Brotherhood death sentences An Egyptian court has confirmed death sentences for 183 Muslim Brotherhood supporters accused of a 2013 attack on a police station.

New Agers, Neo-Pagans gather tp greet solstice Self-styled Druids, new-agers and thousands of revelers have watched the sun rise above the ancient stone circle at Stonehenge.

Hamas vows revenge for IDF West Bank operation A senior Hamas official vowed Saturday that the terror group would respond to Israel‚Äôs military operation in the West Bank.

Presbertyrian Church votes to divest as protest against Israel The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on Friday became the most prominent religious group in the United States to endorse divestment as a protest against Israeli policies toward Palestinians.