U.S. contemplating talks with Iran

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Reuters) - The United States is contemplating talks with its arch-enemy Iran to support the Iraqi government in its battle with Sunni Islamist insurgents who routed Baghdad's army and seized more…

A rabbi, the end times, and an American book

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="5lcWFhbjp54NlSHxSOlg__jh5YA0wJyX" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] Mix a famed Jewish rabbi, the topic of the end times, and an American book and what do you get? The Kaduri Revival. It is more…

Kerry omits fact kidnapped teen is U.S. citizen

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_725631" align="aligncenter" width="640" caption="U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry"][/caption] TEL AVIV – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's condemnation Sunday of the kidnapping of three Israeli teenagers more…

Chilling photos 'show executions in Iraq'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [ooyala code="piZThibjrg0v9Xg0HIJzLZjOdkOreWER" player_id="29c9fd42b6564348812f1c7d4ff9252d"] (CNN) — The militant group that has been ruthlessly fighting to take control of Iraq has apparently posted chilling photos on jihadi Internet forums seeming more…

Obama approved Iran's move into Iraq

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_962041" align="aligncenter" width="600" caption="Iran's Revolutionary Guard"][/caption] TEL AVIV – The deployment of Iran's Revolutionary Guard to Iraq came after the Obama administration quietly gave its approval of more…

Concern mounts ISIS threat could hit Lebanon

by F. Michael Maloof -- BEIRUT, Lebanon – Apprehension here has risen significantly since the Sunni Islamic State of Iraq and the Sham, or ISIS, has blitzkrieged its way from eastern Syria into more…

Hope fades for schoolgirls held by Boko Haram

by Michael Carl -- Living conditions for the more than 240 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist group Boko Haram are worsening as they pass 60 days in captivity, according to a more…