Monthly Archives: July 2015

Nuclear Arms Race: Saudi Source Reveals Plan for the Bomb

By | 2015-07-29T23:31:06+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

While US President Barack Obama claimed he prevented a nuclear arms race in the Middle East when he presented the Iran deal last Tuesday, a key source in Saudi Arabia laid bare that claim by expressing the country's sense of urgency to acquire its own nuclear weapon.   Jamal Khashoggi, head of the Saudi Al

Khamenei’s Aide: No Inspections of Iran’s Military Sites

By | 2015-07-29T01:44:55+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's top foreign affairs adviser revealed on Tuesday that despite the nuclear deal sealed last Tuesday, international inspectors will not be allowed to visit Iran's covert military sites that are said to house its secret nuclear weapons program.   The aide, Ali Akbar Velayati, was quoted by the semi-official Fars

ISIS Bans Private Internet in its ‘Capital’

By | 2015-07-29T00:40:46+00:00 July 29th, 2015|News|

The Islamic State (ISIS) group is banning private internet access in its Syrian bastion Raqa, forcing residents and even its own fighters to use internet cafes where they can be monitored, activists say.   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and activist group Raqa is Being Slaughtered Silently both reported the new restrictions on internet

ISIS Child Soldiers Carrying Out Suicide Attacks

By | 2015-07-28T16:53:03+00:00 July 28th, 2015|News|

More than 50 child soldiers recruited by the Islamic State (ISIS) group in Syria have been killed since the beginning of this year, a monitoring group reported, according to Al Jazeera.   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Wednesday it had documented the deaths of 52 child soldiers, all under the age of

Netanyahu to Abbas: The Citizens of Israel Want Peace

By | 2015-07-28T13:24:43+00:00 July 28th, 2015|News|

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday spoke with Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and wished him a happy Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday which marks the conclusion of the month of Ramadan.   Netanyahu told the PA Chairman that the citizens of Israel want peace and added that Israel would continue to act toward

Turkey Starts Fighting ISIS – In Order to Fight Kurds

By | 2015-07-26T20:58:15+00:00 July 26th, 2015|News|

Turkey is stepping up its role in the fight against Islamic State (ISIS) extremists after realizing the threats to its own security from jihadists and responding to pressure from its Western partners, analysts say.   Turkish security forces have over the last week arrested dozens of ISIS terrorists and sympathizers, in its most significant raids

Iran to Unveil Its Own S-300 Missile Defense System

By | 2015-07-26T20:23:18+00:00 July 26th, 2015|News|

Just days after the Iran nuclear deal was sealed on Tuesday, a top Iranian general announced Thursday that the Islamic regime will unveil new advanced missile defense systems in early September, in a development possibly meant to defend Iran's covert nuclear sites.   Commander of Khatam ol-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmayeeli was

Netanyahu Blasts ‘Hypcritical’ ICC for Singling Out Israel

By | 2015-07-26T17:20:55+00:00 July 26th, 2015|News|

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday evening condemned the decision of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to reopen a case accusing Israel of "war crimes" in its handling of the May 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla to Gaza.   "IDF soldiers acted in self defense while stopping an attempt to break a blockade carried out in