Monthly Archives: August 2015

ISIS Leader Kept American Captive as Sex Slave

By | 2015-08-17T14:36:58-04:00 August 17th, 2015|News|

The head of ISIS reportedly kept a 26-year-old woman from the US as a hostage and sex slave, according to both US officials and the victim's family.   Kayla Mueller's family told the London-based Independent that the FBI informed them about Kayla's abuse and that she had been tortured. The Bureau said it had obtained

Former Egyptian President Morsi Appeals His Death Sentence

By | 2015-08-17T14:23:37-04:00 August 17th, 2015|News|

Deposed Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has filed an appeal against his two sentences of death and life in prison.   According to Abdel-Moneim Abdel-Maqsud, one of Morsi's defense lawyers, told Egyptian media that the court ruling was based on flawed evidence.   Morsi, who represented the Muslim Brotherhood, was elected in 2012 and overthrown in

Khamenei: Deal or No Deal, Iran Will ‘Shut’ US Out

By | 2015-08-17T14:01:15-04:00 August 17th, 2015|News|

The fate of Iran's nuclear deal with world powers is still undecided but it will not leave the country open to US influence, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Monday.   Khamenei, the country's highest authority, said in a statement quoted on his website that Tehran would block any US attempt to influence Iran despite

Iran Promises to ‘Annihilate’ Israel in New Book

By | 2015-08-16T14:40:37-04:00 August 16th, 2015|News|

When the Iran deal was announced last month, US President Barack Obama said "it is possible to change" while referencing Iran's threats to "eradicate Israel," and called for a "different path" of "tolerance" from the Islamic regime.   But now, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has published a new book this week - on

Bin Laden’s Son Calls to ‘Wage Holy War’ on Tel Aviv

By | 2015-08-16T14:13:50-04:00 August 16th, 2015|News|

The Al Qaeda terrorist organization has published a voice recording it claims belongs to Hamza Bin Laden, the son of arch-terrorist and Al Qaeda founder Osama Bin Laden.    The message is believed to be the first time Al Qaeda has presented Hamza Bin Laden as an official member of its organization.    In the

Iranian Official: Senate Cannot Review Our Agreement with IAEA

By | 2015-08-14T17:17:43-04:00 August 14th, 2015|News|

Iran's envoy to the International Atomic Energy Agency, Reza Najafi, on Saturday voiced his objection to the United States Senate's demand to be briefed about the contents of the recently signed roadmap of cooperation between Tehran and the IAEA, reports the semi-official Fars news agency.   Najafi warned the UN nuclear watchdog to avoid disclosing

Turkey Launches All-Out War: 260 Kurds Dead in a Week

By | 2015-08-14T16:32:44-04:00 August 14th, 2015|News|

Turkey has killed 260 Kurdish militants in a week-long air offensive on targets in northern Iraq, official media claimed Saturday, as regional Iraqi authorities said it was time the rebels pulled out with concerns growing over civilian casualties.   Ankara has launched a two-pronged "anti-terror" offensive against Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists in Syria and Kurdistan

ISIS’s Sinai Province Executes Croatian Captive

By | 2015-08-14T00:46:15-04:00 August 14th, 2015|News|

The Sinai branch of Islamic State (ISIS), Sinai Province, announced on Wednesday that it has executed Croatian citizen Tomislav Salopek, who it captured on July 22 in Cairo.   This marks the first execution of a Western hostage by Sinai Province, with the ruthless murder taking place in the Sinai Peninsula.   Sinai Province last

Iran Announces Two New Nuclear Facilities

By | 2015-08-14T00:34:58-04:00 August 14th, 2015|News|

Just half-a-month after the Iran nuclear deal was signed in Vienna on July 14, the Islamic republic of Iran announced on Thursday that it plans to build two new nuclear facilities in its southeastern Makran region on the Indian Ocean.   Mohammad Ahmadian, Deputy Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), announced the