Thursday, October 16, 2014


UN rights chief: Ebola, Islamic State 'twin plagues' 'Both fomented quietly, neglected by world that knew they existed but misread their potential,' says new top human rights official.

Report: Islamic State group may have chemical weapons New Israeli research supported by testimonies, photos and experts' analysis suggests that the organization use chemical weapon against the Kurds in Kobani, Syria.

Islamic Jihad Head Praises Iran Role in Gaza War Against Israel Ramadan Shallah says 'victory' against Israel during summer's Operation Protective Edge due to Iranian support.

Putin guest of honour at Serbia military parade Russian President Vladimir Putin has stressed Russia's support for Serbia on a visit to Belgrade for its first military parade in decades.

Islamic State 'being driven out of Syria's Kobane' The Islamic State (IS) militant group has been driven out of most of the northern Syrian town of Kobane, a Kurdish commander has told the BBC.

French MP: Recognizing Palestinian statehood would be 'grave mistake' for Europe "Europe and France specifically refuse to recognize the reality and think that if they recognize a Palestinian state, the conflict will end. When will they wake up?" exclaims Meir Habib.

Our World: Benny Gantz's troubling assessments Israel is actually facilitating the opening of Gaza's borders and the chief proponent of this policy is IDF chief of staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz.

PA to ask Security Council for resolution on 67 lines in coming weeks, official says Proposed resolution will call for Israel to withdraw to the pre-1967 lines.

Iranian intelligence helping Iraq and Syria tackle Islamic State Minister slams Mossad, CIA for spying on Iran's nuclear, military facilities.

Putin says Western sanctions threaten nuclear 'stability' Russian leader Vladimir Putin has said the Ukraine crisis threatens nuclear 'strategic stability' and global 'economic health'.