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US Shoots Down Syrian Jet Fighting against Terrorists

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Earlier in the day it was reported that a Syrian Su-22 fighter-bomber was lost in Raqqa province. Now however the Syrian Ministry of Defense has issued a statement saying the crash was caused by an American attack against the plane which was conducting sorties against ISIS. The US has also confirmed the downing. Kurdish media agrees that the US downed a Syrian jet, but claims the Su-22 was striking... 

ISIS Leader al-Baghdadi finally Killed in Syria Airstrike

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The Islamic State’s (ISIS) leader and founder, Ibrahim Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, was allegedly killed by an airstrike in Raqqa City, Syrian State TV reported this morning. While no other other media outlet has claimed Baghdadi has been killed, there were reports of heavy airstrikes over the provincial capital of Raqqa last night. Without confirmation from the Islamic State’s official media wing, Al-‘Amaq,... 

Senate Unanimously Calls for POTUS to Move U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem

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Ohhh so it was the senate and the Jewish oligarchy who wanted to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, its a symbolic move that portrays the completion of the Israeli state. This translates as moving the capital city of Israel to Jerusalem. Back in the campaign Trump promised AIPAC that he will move the US embassy to Jerusalem. So now it all makes sense! It was all part of the deal. The... 

Thousands of Iranians shout "Death to Saudi Arabia, America & Israel" after Tehran terror

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Thousands have turned out to mourn the victims of the Tehran attacks, shouting “Death to Saudi Arabia” and “Death to America.” It comes after Iranian leaders accused Washington and Riyadh of supporting the attacks which killed 17 people earlier this week. Crowds gathered on the streets of the Iranian capital to shout slogans against the US, Saudi Arabia, and Israel on Friday,... 

ISIS Attacks Iranian Parliament, Kills 12, Iran Blames Saudi Arabia

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Iran’s Revolutionary Guards have accused Saudi Arabia of masterminding the deadly attacks in Tehran on Wednesday, a claim which Riyadh has denied. Islamic State previously claimed responsibility for the attacks which killed at least 12 people. “This terrorist attack happened only a week after the meeting between the U.S. president (Donald Trump) and the (Saudi) backward leaders who support... 

Time to destroy Syrian President Assad & Iran: Israeli minister

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An Israeli minister has bluntly called for Syrian leader Bashar Assad to be assassinated after unsourced media reports claimed Damascus was using a “crematorium” to cover-up mass killings. He said the “serpent’s head” in Tehran should be dealt with next. “The reality whereby Syria executes people, intentionally uses chemical weapons to hurt them and, now, in the most recent move of extremism,... 

Bin Laden’s son steps into father’s shoes as al-Qaeda attempts a comeback

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The voice is that of a soft-spoken 28-year-old, but the message is vintage Osama bin Laden, giving orders to kill. When the audio recording began turning up on jihadist websites two weeks ago, it was as if the dead terrorist was channeling himself through his favorite son. “Prepare diligently to inflict crippling losses on those who have disbelieved,” Hamza bin Laden, scion of the Sept. 11, 2001,... 

Coptic Christians bombed in Egypt again, dozens dead including children

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Gunmen opened fire on two buses and a truck carrying Coptic Christians in Minya, Egypt on Friday, killing at least 28, including children. Some 24 people were also injured in the attack. The group of between eight and 10 gunmen, reportedly dressed in military uniforms according to eyewitnesses, approached the convoy in three four-wheel-drive pickup trucks before opening fire, according to local media... 

Iran dares Trump to talk about 9/11 with Saudi Arabia

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US President Donald Trump should discuss how to avoid “the likes of” the 9/11 terrorist attacks with his Saudi Arabian partners during his first official visit abroad, Iran’s foreign minister said in an opinion piece. Tehran and Riyadh have recently engaged in a war of words, accusing each other of undermining security across the Middle East, sponsoring fundamentalist organizations, and seeking... 

German Woman Among Two Killed, Finnish Woman Kidnapped In Kabul

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Two people were reportedly killed in Afghanistan and another abducted from a Kabul guesthouse late Saturday, the BBC reported citing a spokesman for the interior ministry. Among the two people dead, are a German woman and an Afghan guard. The woman abducted meanwhile is reportedly from Finland. This comes after an Australian aid worker was kidnapped in the capital of Afghanistan, last November. In... 

Turkish guards go unpunished after attacking American protesters in Washington

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The US State Department has confirmed that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s security detail was behind the attack on Kurdish protesters in Washington, DC on Tuesday. Police believe “there could be a diplomatic immunity issue.” The US is communicating its concern to the Turkish government “in the strongest possible terms,” the State Department said in a statement about... 

Erdogan Wants to Change Trump's Mind on Arming Kurds

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will travel to Washington DC on May 16 in an attempt to change US President Donald Trump’s mind about arming the Pentagon’s most effective allies on the ground in Syria and Iraq. Erdogan, flush with new executive powers following a recent referendum in the country granting him expanded authority, will arrive in Washington on May 16 to meet with embattled... 

This Is What Scares Israel’s Army Far More Than Missile Attacks

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Responding to the massive global cyberattack that used stolen NSA spying tools and affected some 200,000 Windows servers in more than 200 organizations, including large medical networks, a senior Israeli Defense Force (IDF) official suggested that hacking is more dangerous than missile attacks. Although the IDF military network was not thought to have been affected, a widespread cyberattack using... 

Should Israel be home only to Jewish people?

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The parliament of Israel has given a preliminary reading to the draft law on the Jewish character of the State of Israel. As many as 48 MPs voted for the bill, 41 voted against it. The document says that the State of Israel is the national home of the Jewish people, where they realise their desire for self-determination in accordance with cultural and historical heritage. The right to national self-determination... 

Saudi cleric calls on FIFA to ban sign of cross, Twitter fires back

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A hardline Saudi cleric has called on football’s governing body, FIFA, to prohibit players from making the sign of the cross in celebration on the field. As expected, not only have his calls fallen on deaf ears, but he has also been lambasted online. Mohammed Alarefe boasts 17.5 million Twitter followers, which, though impressive, is unlikely to hold any sway with FIFA’s elite. “I’ve seen... 
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