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Kremlin asks Erdogan to clarify ‘anti-Assad’ goals in Syria

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s statement that his goal in Syria was to end the rule of Bashar Assad has caused consternation in the Kremlin, with officials saying it contradicted previous assurances and was out of sync with Moscow’s take on the situation. “The statement was indeed news, this is a very serious statement. [It] is in discord with the previous [statements] in general... 

Erdogan: Turkish forces are in Syria to end Assad's rule

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Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that the Turkish Army entered Syria to end the rule of President Bashar Assad, whom he accused of terrorism and causing the deaths of thousands. “We entered [Syria] to end the rule of the tyrant al-Assad who terrorizes with state terror. [We didn’t enter] for any other reason,” the Turkish president said at the first Inter-Parliamentary Jerusalem Platform Symposium... 

ISIS attacks Israel for the first time and is obliterated

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Four ISIS gunmen were killed today after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers in their first attack on the occupied Golan Heights. The Israeli soldiers were targeted with machine gun fire and mortars but were unhurt and fired back. But the gunmen – believed to come from a group called Shuhada al-Yarmouk, which is affiliated to ISIS – were killed by an Israeli air strike on their vehicle. Israel... 

16 die in Libya village War caused by Monkey

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Four days of clashes between rival tribal militias in the Libyan city of Sabha have left at least 16 people dead and 50 injured. The violence was reportedly triggered by a monkey that snatched the headscarf off of a tribal girl. The monkey, which belonged to a shopkeeper from the Gaddadfa tribe, pulled the headwear off a schoolgirl from the Awlad Suleiman tribe who was passing by with a group of other... 

Tourists told to avoid police after Brit gang raped in Dubai, arrested for 'extramarital affair'

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A UK charity is warning British tourists and expats in Dubai not to report rape to police after a British woman was arrested and charged with “extramarital sex” after telling authorities she had been gang raped. Detained in Dubai, an organization that assists people who have become victims of injustice in the Islamic nation of United Arab Emirates (UAE), says rape should not be reported in the... 

Israeli ministers approve law for settlements on private Palestinian land

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An Israeli ministerial committee has approved a draft bill to allow settlers in the occupied West Bank to remain in homes built on private Palestinian land. The country’s attorney-general said the bill is legally flawed. The bill was okayed unanimously on Sunday, and states that the Israeli government could confiscate land in exchange for compensation. The vote is believed to be aimed at avoiding... 

Iraqi Christians Hold first mass in over 2 years pray for Trump to Win

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IRAQI Christians will pray for Donald Trump’s election victory after they condemned US Government for “abandoning” them to the barbaric terror of Islamic State. The Christian community in the latest Iraqi town to be freed from ISIS have opened up about how they were terrorised at the hands of the twisted jihadi militants. The once-bustling Qaraqosh, which boasted of more than 50,000... 

Trump Wins Israel With 49% Votes VS Clinton's 44%

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Republican nominee Donald Trump won the US presidential vote among American citizens voting from Israel, according to an iVoteIsrael exit poll taken this week, but in an election plagued with low favorability ratings for both candidates, he had a far less impressive showing than past Republicans have in Israel. As The Jerusalem Post exclusively reported on Wednesday, Trump received 49% of the Israeli-American... 

Israeli Minister sparks Scandal after showing Satisfaction at Italy's Earthquakes

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Two earthquakes, which struck Italy this week, were “retribution” for the country’s support of the UNESCO resolution disregarding the Jewish connection to Jerusalem, Israeli Deputy Minister for Regional Cooperation Ayoob Kara said. “I’m sure that the earthquake happened because of the UNESCO decision,” Kara, a member of the ruling Likud Party, wrote in a memo, Ynetnews website reported. Ironically,... 

Amnesty International Slams Obama Gov for Killing 300 Civilians in Syria

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Around 300 civilians were killed in eleven airstrikes conducted by the US-led coalition in Syria, which Amnesty International investigated for its latest report. Amnesty says the US must come clean about the civilian toll of its fight against Islamic State. Amnesty suspects that US Central Command (CENTCOM), which directs coalition airstrikes in Syria, “may have… carried out unlawful attacks”... 

Jesus Christ's Real Tomb Finally Discovered in Jerusalem underneath Sepulchre Church

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A burial slab believed to have held the body of Jesus Christ before he was resurrected has been uncovered for the first time in centuries by a restoration team in Jerusalem. The original limestone shelf, known as a “burial bed,” was exposed during the restoration of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre after being covered by marble since at least 1555 A.D. “It will be a long scientific analysis,... 

Turkey Endorses Donald Trump for US President

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A little over two weeks remain before the US goes to the presidential polls, and Turkish mainstream media seems to have already chosen sides: it clearly supports Donald Trump and here is why. “Turkey is following the US presidential race with great interest. Sensing the outcome of the election might significantly influence ties between Turkey and the United States, many local columnists have... 

Imam Beaten on LIVE TV with a Shoe For Saying Women Don’t Have to Wear Burka

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A Sydney imam was attacked and beaten with a shoe while live on air on an Egyptian talk show after saying women do not have to wear the burka. Mostafa Rashid was discussing whether Muslim women should wear headscarves when Egyptian lawyer Nabih al-Wahsh took off his shoe and beat him round the head with it. Keep in mind Egypt is considered to be one of those “moderate” Muslim countries.... 

Syria Has Audio Proof Of US Military Coordination With ISIS

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The Syrian intelligence possesses an audio recording of conversation between Daesh terrorists and US military prior to the Washington-led coalition’s airstrikes on the government troops near Deir ez-Zor on September 17, the speaker of the People’s Council of Syria said Monday. “The Syrian Army intercepted a conversation between the Americans and Daesh before the air raid on Deir ez-Zor”, Hadiya... 

Syria shoots down Israeli fighter jet and UAV, How will Israel respond?

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On September 13, the command of the Syrian army announced the shoot down of an Israeli fighter jet and an unmanned aerial vehicle (drone). The aircraft were shot down after Jerusalem struck the positions of the Syrian troops in Quneitra Province, SANA news agency reports. It was said that Syrian antiaircraft forces were used to shoot down an Israeli warplane. On August 22, it was reported that Israeli... 
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