Saudi Arabia in oil-price war with Iran, Russia

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1017665" align="aligncenter" width="596"] King Abdullah[/caption] WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia is extending its own international jihad not only through its export of Wahhabism, an extreme form of Sunni more…

Erdogan blasts West for Paris massacres

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1327625" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan with President Obama[/caption] WASHINGTON – The battle lines between Turkey and Egypt over who will be the "moderate" voice of more…

Major Muslim nations on collision course

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…

Paris attack exposes Obama's weakness

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – The jihadist terrorist attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris leaving 12 people dead has underscored concerns that the Obama administration is in more…

U.S. aerial attacks on ISIS only a 'pinprick'

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Reinforcing criticism that the U.S. aerial campaign against ISIS is ineffective, the Pentagon revealed it has engaged 3,222 targets of the Islamic State, or ISIS, in more…

Saudi religious leader OKs rape of children

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia's Grand Mufti, Sheikh Abdulaziz Al al-Sheikh, the kingdom's top religious authority in the ultra-conservative Wahhabi school of Sunni Islam, has ruled it's acceptable for more…

Congress allows terrorism protection
to expire

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – With the beginning of 2015, businesses no longer have federal insurance coverage against acts of terrorism. Congress allowed federal insurance coverage against acts of terrorism on more…

Saudis equate female drivers with terrorists

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Saudi Arabia, whose royal family is a major backer of extremist Sunni Wahhabi stream of Islam embraced by ISIS, once again has shown its lack of more…

Alarms sound over possible move
to recognize Iran

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – As the Obama administration opens up diplomatic relations with Cuba after a half-century, concern is looming over whether the United States similarly will extend diplomatic recognition more…

ISIS baiting Israel in ploy
to gain Arab recruits

by F. Michael Maloof -- WASHINGTON – Recent pledges of allegiance to ISIS from Sunni jihadi groups in the Syrian Golan Heights and from Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis in the Egyptian Sinai Peninsula have more…