Monthly Archives: June 2015

UNESCO Condemns ‘Barbaric’ ISIS Attacks on Cultural Sites

By | 2015-06-30T18:32:55+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

The UN cultural organization on Monday condemned the "barbaric assaults" the Islamic State group has launched on World Heritage sites in Iraq and Syria, saying they may amount to war crimes.   Meeting in Bonn, Germany, UNESCO delegates said the ISIS attacks on sites such as Iraq's ancient city of Hatra recalled the "mindless destruction"

PFLP Says Fatah-Hamas Unity Government Won’t Happen

By | 2015-06-30T18:13:23+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) began holding negotiations with the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror organizations on Saturday to form a new unity government, but according to a senior member of the Communist terror group Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) the efforts are doomed to failure.   Rabah Muhanna of the PFLP's

ISIS Starts Second Year of its ‘Caliphate’

By | 2015-06-30T17:16:04+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

The Islamic State (ISIS) group's "caliphate" enters its second year Monday with the jihadists expanding their territory in Syria and Iraq and their global reach by claiming attacks in Tunisia and Kuwait.   The extremist group headed by Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi announced on June 29, 2014 that it was reviving a form of Islamic government

Tunisia Searching for More Suspects in Beach Attack

By | 2015-06-30T16:30:06+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

The student who carried out Friday’s terrorist attack on a Tunisian beach acted alone during the attack but had accomplices who supported him beforehand, an Interior Ministry official said Sunday, according to The Associated Press (AP).   Police were searching nationwide for more suspects after the slaughter of at least 38 people in Sousse on

Car bomb attack kills Egypt’s top public prosecutor

By | 2015-06-30T04:11:16+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

Egypt’s top public prosecutor died on Monday of wounds sustained in a car bomb attack on his convoy as it was leaving his Cairo home on Monday in a marked escalation of Islamist militant attacks on the judiciary.   Judges and other state officials have increasingly been targeted by radical Islamists opposed to President Abdel

PLO Holds Unity Government Talks With Hamas, Islamic Jihad

By | 2015-06-30T03:18:13+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

A Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) committee launched talks with Hamas and Islamic Jihad on Saturday with the objective of forming a new unity government, after Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas dissolved the dysfunctional previous one earlier this month.   PLO Executive Committee member Hanna Amireh told the Palestinian Arab Ma'an News Agency about the

Islamic Jihad Threatens to End Gaza Ceasefire

By | 2015-06-30T02:22:00+00:00 June 30th, 2015|News|

Israel last August 26 ended Operation Protective Edge by sealing a ceasefire agreement with a confederation of terrorist organizations in Gaza, foremost among them Hamas and Islamic Jihad, but that deal now appears to be on the brink of collapse.   Khaled Al-Batash, a senior leader of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, announced his organization

Kurds End ISIS Murder Spree in Kobane

By | 2015-06-29T14:54:36+00:00 June 29th, 2015|News|

Kurdish forces drove Islamic State (ISIS) group terrorists from the flashpoint Syrian border town of Kobane on Saturday, after a killing spree by the jihadists left more than 200 civilians dead.   Forces of the Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG) stormed ISIS's last remaining position, taking full control of Kobane, a powerful symbol of Kurdish