ISIS brings U.S., Iran together

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – The U.S. agreement to extend talks with Iran for another six months has implications beyond whether or not the Islamic regime will gain the capacity more…

Dangerous sunspot aligning with Earth again

by F. Michael Maloof -- A massive sunspot capable of knocking out communications and power is once again aligning with Earth. Renamed Active Region 12192, because it is a sunspot that has come more…

Now ISIS expected to snub al-Qaida

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT – Al-Qaida leadership's long-simmering rift with ISIS has grown wider as ISIS seeks allegiance from additional al-Qaida-affiliated groups while amassing more territory for its caliphate. However, Middle more…

ISIS puts bull's-eye on other Muslims

by F. Michael Maloof --   Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year more…

ISIS to annex more Arab lands
into caliphate

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1405125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi[/caption] BEIRUT, Lebanon – ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is still very much alive after premature reports of his death, announcing that more…

U.S. inserts removal of Assad into ISIS strategy

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_903581" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Syrian President Bashar al-Assad[/caption] BEIRUT, Lebanon – The Obama administration is contemplating ways to remove the Syrian government of President Bashar al-Assad as part more…

Energy war now heating Mideast

by F. Michael Maloof -- Editor's Note: The following report is excerpted from Joseph Farah's G2 Bulletin, the premium online newsletter published by the founder of WND. Subscriptions are $99 a year or, more…

Turkish soldiers in friendly encounter with ISIS

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1386635" align="alignright" width="596"] Turkish soldiers and ISIS jihadists bid farewell to each other in a screenshot from a Kurdish news video (courtesy Middle East Media Research Institute)[/caption] more…

Pentagon: DOD personnel to handle Ebola bodies

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – A Department of Defense memo confirms DoD personnel – which could include civilians and/or troops – will have direct contact with "exposed remains" of Ebola victims. more…

ISIS eyes northern Lebanon in major offensive

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Northern Lebanon could fall into the hands of the Islamic jihadist army ISIS as battles between Sunni jihadist groups and the Lebanese army in the northern more…