UN Targets Iraqi and Syrian Jihadists

Posted: Friday, August 15, 2014 – 2:19 PM (AFP) – The UN Security Council unanimously adopted a resolution Friday aimed at weakening Islamists in Iraq and Syria with measures to choke off funding and the flow of foreign fighters. It represents the most wide-ranging response yet by the top United Nations body to the jihadists […] Read More

U.S. Shipping Arms to Iraqi Kurds

The United States has begun urgently shipping weapons to the Iraqi Kurdish forces battling an advance by extremist Islamic State militants, a State Department spokeswoman said Monday. Read More

PM Netanyahu Speaks About Gaza Operation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday launched a vigorous defense of Israel’s month-long conflict in Gaza as “justified” and “proportionate,” blaming Hamas for the heavy Palestinian civilian death toll. Read More