Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers near border

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTON POST) KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine said Tuesday its forces detained a group of Russian paratroopers who crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, and the U.S. ambassador to more…

U.S. student feared kidnapped in Israel

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (JERUSALEM POST) Three days after being reported missing in the Jerusalem Forest while hiking with a friend, the family of 23-year-old American yeshiva student Aaron Sofer said they more…

ISIS now resembles Taliban with oil fields

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BLOOMBERG) With its reign of terror over a large population and ability to self-finance on a staggering scale, the extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley resembles more…

Muslim asked if Islam demands massacre of Christians

by Bob Unruh -- [ooyala code="h5MDZ1bzrbsNTn5j8hO9IWakbqI5OxVl" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] A prominent Muslim has been challenged to explain whether or not Islam demands the slaughter of Christians and, if not, why American Muslims aren't vocally more…

U.N. delivers tough words, little action on ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_1173795" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Navi Pillay, U.N. high commissioner for human rights[/caption] By Delia M. Arias De Leon UNITED NATIONS – The outgoing U.N. human rights chief is more…

Islam expert: U.S. groomed for Shariah

by Greg Corombos -- British intelligence has reportedly identified the terrorist responsible for beheading American James Foley, prompting fears of homegrown Islamic State sympathizers striking in the West and American experts insisting more…

Rat meat export market grows

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC) — A unique harvest is under way in the rice fields of Cambodia where tens of thousands of wild rats are being trapped alive each day to more…

ISIS 'takes advanced MANPADS from Syria'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (WASHINGTONPOST) — Islamic State militants stormed a Syrian airbase over the weekend, routing the remaining elements of the country’s army from northern Raqqah province and reportedly seizing a more…