Quran-shaped cake under investigation

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (HURRIYETDAILYNEWS) — Turkey’s top religious body, the Diyanet, has opened an investigation over a Quran-shaped cake made by a Quran class in the Black Sea province of Tokat more…

Another boat sinks, migrant death toll rises

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (CNN)After a weekend shipwreck off the coast of Italy that may have killed hundreds of migrants, the International Organization for Migrants said Monday that there may be three more…

6 arrested in U.S. for ISIS ties

by Cheryl Chumley -- [jwplayer 3y2hDMmu] Six men were arrested in Minnesota and California on suspicions they tried to travel to Syria to fight with ISIS. A spokesman for the U.S. Attorney's more…

Markets brace for default by Greece

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (THEGUARDIAN) — Eurozone officials meet for further crunch talks on Greece this week amid warnings that time is running out for the country to avoid defaulting on its more…

Middle Eastern children deprived of education

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Trust.org) Worsening conflicts, poverty and gender discrimination in the Middle East and North Africa are driving 21 million children and young adolescents out of school, two United Nations more…

Inside the ISIS-U.S. border scare

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_1029325" align="aligncenter" width="600"] U.S.-Mexico border[/caption] TEL AVIV – While U.S. government agencies have strongly denied a Judicial Watch report claiming there are ISIS camps near the U.S. more…

Saudi Arabia: U.S. ally or radical financier of terror?

by Anthony C. LoBaido -- [caption id="attachment_1906425" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The intricate Henna adorning many Middle Eastern women is considered both stylish and an example of femininity (Photo: Anthony C. LoBaido)[/caption] (Editor's Note: In more…

22 congressmen demand Obama immigration audit

by Greg Corombos -- Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, and 21 other members of Congress are demanding the Government Accountability Office conduct a formal audit of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services out more…

Boat capsizes, 700 migrants drown off Libya

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (NEWS.YAHOO) — PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - As many as 700 people were feared dead after a fishing boat packed with migrants capsized off the Libyan coast overnight in more…