Iran to offer counter-terror help
to Lebanese army

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Iran intends to provide counter-terrorism assistance to Lebanon as it comes under increasing attack from fighters of the Sunni Islamic State, formerly known as the Islamic more…

Iran pledges 'unlimited' aid
to 'Palestinian resistance'

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Iranian officials have pledged unlimited assistance to the "Palestinian resistance," including weapons and humanitarian assistance. The pledge of "no limit" to Iran's humanitarian and "other type more…

Sanctions prompt Putin
to deploy Iskander missile

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – In a meeting before the Russian National Security Council, President Vladimir Putin announced the end of cooperation between Russia and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, emphasizing more…

Putin could invade Ukraine
in response to sanctions

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As the United States and Europe impose increased sanctions on Russia, there is increasing concern that Russian President Vladimir Putin could raise the ante by unleashing more…

Major new fears over war with Russia

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Germany's foreign minister believes the Ukrainian crisis with Russia could prompt a war between Europe and Russia, warning of "unforeseeable consequences for all of Europe." Frank-Walter more…

Putin's plan to defy world

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…

ISIS mimicking bloodthirsty predecessors

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As it expels Christians who have been in northern Iraq for almost 2,000 years, the al-Qaida splinter group ISIS, which also calls itself Islamic State, is more…

Russian TV backtracks
on blame for downed plane

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Russia Today, or RT, already under considerable criticism for biased coverage of the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines' Boeing 777 MH-17 flight, has now relented in more…