Why ISIS fighters defect

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Vox) ISIS territory, from everything we hear, is an absolutely miserable place to live. This should be a liability for ISIS: if it's really so terrible to be more…

Oops! 'Ancient' Jerusalem relic fools archaeologists

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2769155" align="aligncenter" width="596"] The Weber Isis Beamer[/caption] This strange "artifact" discovered six months ago in a Jerusalem cemetery has baffled the experts, but now Facebook users have more…

Somalia bans Christmas, New Year's festivities

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AFP) MOGADISHU: Somalia's government has banned celebrations of Christmas and New Year in the Muslim majority country, saying the festivities might attract Islamist attacks. "All events related to more…