For some, Islamic State a 'family-friendly' draw

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Associated Press) Asiya Ummi Abdullah doesn't share the view that the Islamic State group rules over a terrorist dystopia and she isn't scared by the American bombs falling more…

ISIS using Yezidi girls as shields during attacks

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BAS News) Islamic State (IS) militants are using Kurdish Yazidi girls as shields during their fightings against Peshmerga forces. As a result of counter attacks on Islamic State more…

ISIS' Yazidi-women captives brutalized, raped

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (BBC News) When tens of thousands of members of Iraq's Yazidi minority fled from Islamic State (IS) early last month, many were stranded on the barren slopes of more…

Syrians see U.S. bombing as cover for Assad overthrow

by F. Michael Maloof -- [caption id="attachment_1263135" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Tomahawk cruise missiles from aboard the USS Arleigh Burke[/caption] WASHINGTON – An increasing number of Syrians believe U.S. and coalition bombing of ISIS locations more…

Now Democrats scorch Obama for flip-flop

by Garth Kant -- [jwplayer hWnehxaZ] WASHINGTON – It was a Democrat senator who highlighted a deep irony in President Obama's claim that he doesn't need to consult Congress to make war more…

Weather chief: Obama 'prostituting' climate science

by Greg Corombos -- [caption id="attachment_1262565" align="aligncenter" width="600"] President Obama speaks at the United Nations Climate Summit on Sept. 23, 2014, in New York City[/caption] As President Obama tries to rally the more…