Monthly Archives: August 2015

ISIS Offers Reward for Killing Al Qaeda Leader

By | 2015-08-26T15:29:32+00:00 August 26th, 2015|News|

The ongoing rivalry between ISIS and Al Qaeda has reached new heights this week, with ISIS distributing "Wanted Dead" posters for several key Al Qaeda commanders - including the group's leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri   The posters began circulating earlier in August and were apparently the work of ISIS's official branch in Libya. ISIS has been

Two Journalists Shot Dead in Virginia

By | 2015-08-26T15:09:19+00:00 August 26th, 2015|News|

Two journalists have been shot and killed while on the job near Roanoke, Virginia, on Wednesday morning.   The reporters have been named as WDBJ7 reporter Allison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27.    {youtube}toejyW8M8d0{/youtube}   Both were covering a story at local shopping and sports center Bridgewater Plaza when an unknown gunman began

ISIS Destroys Ancient Temple in Palmyra

By | 2015-08-25T13:56:18+00:00 August 25th, 2015|News|

Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists have destroyed a temple at Syria's ancient ruins of Palmyra, activists said Sunday, according to The Associated Press (AP).   The move realizes the worst fears archaeologists had for the 2,000-year-old Roman-era city, after the extremists seized it and beheaded a local scholar.   Palmyra, one of the Middle East's most

Is Hezbollah Plotting a Lebanon Revolution – With Garbage?

By | 2015-08-25T13:23:07+00:00 August 25th, 2015|News|

Lebanese officials are said to fear that Hezbollah will take advantage of protests in Lebanese cities about how the garbage is collected to engineer a coup. The “trash crisis,” as the London-based Al-Araby newspaper calls the protests, is an opportunity for Hezbollah to overthrow the government of Tammam Salam – and the terror group is

4 Hamas Naval Commandos Abducted on Way to Iran – by Egypt?

By | 2015-08-21T00:44:15+00:00 August 21st, 2015|News|

Hamas accused Egyptian intelligence of abducting four residents of the coastal enclave after they entered Sinai on a bus on Wednesday night - after Egypt learned that the four were senior Hamas naval commandos, reports Walla! on Thursday.   The four commandos were on their way from the Rafiah Crossing to the airport in Cairo,

NYC Rally to Demand Senator Reverse Iran Deal Vote

By | 2015-08-20T23:18:10+00:00 August 20th, 2015|News|

After getting thousands to protest the Iran nuclear deal in New York City's iconic Times Square last month, the Stop Iran Rally is back with a protest planned for September 1, focusing on Senator Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY).   The rally is expected to get a large turnout, and will take place in Manhattan at 780

‘Defeat ISIS on the Ground, Like the Nazis Were Defeated’

By | 2015-08-20T11:34:28+00:00 August 20th, 2015|News|

On Thursday, an engineering student from the Kinneret Academic college in northern Israel was charged with joining Islamic State (ISIS).    To examine the growing phenomenon of young Israeli Arabs joining the jihadist group, Arutz Sheva spoke to Dr. Mordechai Kedar, well-known expert on the Middle East and Islam and a regular columnist for Arutz

Six Wounded in Car Bomb Attack in Cairo

By | 2015-08-20T11:00:47+00:00 August 20th, 2015|News|

A large bomb exploded early Thursday morning (local time) near a national security building in the Shubra neighborhood of Cairo, Egyptian security officials said, according to The Associated Press (AP).   At least six people were wounded early in the attack, which was caused by a car bomb, security sources told the Reuters news agency.