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Militants occupy Syria side of Golan Heights and steal UN equipment

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Syrian Ambassador to the United Nations Bashar Ja’afari says al-Qaeda-linked militants have occupied “all of the Syrian side” of the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, driving out the troops from the UN Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF). He said on Tuesday that al-Nusra Front militants seized UN weapons, uniforms and vehicles from peacekeepers in the... 

Syria, Russia oppose unilateral US strikes against ISIL

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Damascus and Moscow have denounced possible unilateral US air raids against ISIL terrorists in Syria, saying the attacks without a UN mandate would constitute an act of aggression. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Alexander Lukashevich, said on Thursday that potential US airstrikes against the ISIL in Syria would be considered a gross violation of international... 

Obama Plans to ‘Fight ISIS’ by Arming ISIS

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So-called “moderate” Syrian rebels are openly aligned with Islamic State militants. President Barack Obama is set to announce his plan to combat ISIS terrorists in Iraq and Syria by arming so-called “moderate” Syrian rebels despite the fact that such militants have openly aligned themselves with Islamic State fighters. “Obama has told congressional... 

Saudis consider demolishing Prophet Mohammad’s tomb

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A controversial plan has emerged in Saudi Arabia to demolish the tomb of Islam’s Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) and relocate his body to an anonymous grave, in a move sure to draw an angry response from the Muslim world, a report says. A leading Saudi academic put forward the proposal as part of a consultation document, which has been circulated among the supervisors... 

Saudi King Warns of ISIS Terror in U.S.

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Advisory arrives from kingdom after it financed the terror caliphate. King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, the most powerful Muslim in the world, is warning IS, formerly ISIS, will soon attack the United States. “If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in another month,” he told Asharq al-Awsat daily and Saudi-owned... 

ISIL laptop shows plans for biological attacks in Syria

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UN investigators conduct a probe about use of WMDs by militants in Syria. Syrian opposition sources say a laptop seized from ISIL Takfiri terrorists contains a series of secret plans including hints at biological attacks. The laptop was recovered during a raid on an ISIL hideout in Idlib Province close to Turkey’s border. A commander in a rival anti-government... 

Iran completes Missile Defense System similar to Russian S-300

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This is the first photo of Iran’s homegrown Bavar-373 missile defense system. Iran has finished manufacturing a homegrown missile defense system, which is as powerful as the S-300 system that Russia refused to deliver to the Islamic Republic. The Fars news agency published on Friday the first images of the long-range Bavar-373 missile defense system, saying... 

ISIL threatens to attack Saudi Arabia

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Takfiri ISIL militants have reportedly threatened to attack Saudi Arabia during Eid-Adha (the Feast of Sacrifice) that marks the culmination of the annual Hajj pilgrimage, a report says. According to Syria Alaan news website, ISIL militants will begin an armed operation in Saudi Arabia after being supplied with arms and money by al-Qaeda agents. The report... 

US begins surveillance flights over Syria

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The Pentagon has begun surveillance flights over militant-controlled parts of Syria, US officials say. The United States has begun surveillance flights over militant-controlled parts of Syria after US President Barack Obama’s authorization, according to American officials. One unnamed official said on Tuesday that the reconnaissance flights had started, while... 

Israel, Palestine agree to long-term ceasefire in Gaza Strip

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A long-term truce in Gaza has been agreed with Israel, Palestine President Mahmoud Abbas said. The ceasefire announced by Egypt came into effect at 16:00 GMT with almost immediate reports of warning sirens going off in southern Israel. “We have responded to the Egyptian proposal for a complete and comprehensive cease-fire, which starts at 19:00 Cairo time,”... 

Gaza war death toll now exceeds 2000

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The death toll from the Israeli attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip has exceeded 2,000, medical authorities in the blockaded area say. According to the authorities on Sunday, at least 2016 Palestinian people have lost their lives and as many as 10,193 others have suffered injuries since the Israeli military unleashed merciless attacks on the densely-inhabited... 

ISIS want to impregnate Yazidi women and smash blond bloodline

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Fears are growing for the 300 Yazidi women reportedly kidnapped by Islamic State fighters last week amid claims they would be used to bear children to break up the ancient sect’s bloodline. The minority group is originally Aryan and has retained a fairer complexion, blonde hair and blue eyes by only marrying within the community. But in a furious bid... 

ISIS militants massacre 80 Yazidis, kidnap women in Iraqi village

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Some 80 members of Iraq’s Yazidi minority have been massacred by Islamic State militants in a village in Iraq’s north, Kurdish officials said. “They arrived in vehicles and they started their killing this afternoon,” senior Kurdish official Hoshiyar Zebari told Reuters. “We believe it’s because of their creed: convert or be killed.” In... 

Thousands of Israelis rally in support of Gaza offensive

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Thousands of people in Tel Aviv rallied to show support for the IDF’s military campaign in Gaza, urging the government forces to stop Hamas rocket attacks on Israel once and for all. An estimated 10,000 Israelis gathered in Rabin Square for first major demonstration since Operation Protective Edge began on July 8, officially to protect Israeli civilians... 

The necessity of a conscious struggle against the virus of terrorism

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Terrorism has been spreading for a while, moving from Syria to the territory of Iraq, a country where elections were held recently. If not prevented, it will surpass boundaries, because there are no limits to the terrorist. He does not respect people or political orders, be it a sovereign monarchy or democracy. Seyed Majid Foroughi* This phenomenon has no relation... 
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