Sweden's welfare bonanza for returning ISIS jihadists

by Chelsea Schilling -- [caption id="attachment_2014505" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Stockholm, Sweden[/caption] When the Islamic State terrorists are ready to retire from beheading, crucifying and burning innocent human beings, they will now enjoy a more…

Taliban morphing into ISIS

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Vatican recognizes 'Palestine' despite desecration of holy sites

by Aaron Klein -- [caption id="attachment_2012245" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Pope Francis and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas[/caption] JERUSALEM – In a new treaty finalized Wednesday, the Vatican officially recognized the “state of Palestine,” more…

Sahara extremist group aligns with ISIS

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (New York Times) An extremist group based in the Sahara desert known for carrying out terror attacks in Algeria, Mali and Niger appears to have pledged allegiance to more…

Manila factory blaze kills 72 in sweatshop conditions

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (The Australian) Seventy-two people died in a huge blaze at a footwear factory in the Philippines capital, authorities said yesterday, as angry relatives and workers ­described sweatshop conditions more…

1/5 of Russians can barely afford to buy food

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Business Insider) Consumer confidence in Russia just sank below levels seen during the financial crisis, with almost one-fifth (18%) of Russians earning only enough to buy food and more…

'Hundreds' who traveled to Syria back in U.K.

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (SkyNews) More than 700 potential terror suspects have travelled to Syria and hundreds have returned to the UK, according to Scotland Yard. Around 350 of the people of more…

House sends Iran bill to Obama

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Examiner) The House cleared legislation that would require President Obama to submit any nuclear deal with Iran to Congress for review, but require a supermajority to keep more…

ISIS advances on ancient ruins at Palmyra

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) Palmyra, one of the archaeological jewels of the Middle East, is reported to be under threat from advancing Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria. The jihadists more…