'We don't need your contraception'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Catholic.org) This letter,offered below, was written by Obianuju Ekeocha, a 32-year-old Nigerian woman. For the past six years she has been living and working as a biomedical scientist more…

Saudi cleric questions Holocaust

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Washington Free Beacon) A prominent Saudi Arabian religious cleric declared that the Holocaust is an "exaggeration" and that Jewish people consume the blood of children during a wide-ranging more…

Look who Iran's warning now

by Aaron Klein -- NEW YORK – Iran has warned Saudi Arabia and Qatar that if either country allows Israel to use its airspace, Tehran may retaliate directly against those Gulf nations, more…

'100 radicalized Muslims in U.S. military'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [jwplayer higAcbjW] Five members of the House of Representatives have come under bipartisan fire for requesting an investigation into government personnel who may have troubling ties to the more…

Afghan president increasingly pro-Taliban

by -NO AUTHOR- -- U.S. intelligence suspects Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai is "in bed" with the Taliban and unwilling to protect U.S. military and civilian assets deployed in his country, officials tell more…

U.K. denies 'right-to-die' legal challenge

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LONDON TELEGRAPH) Tony Nicklinson, the “locked-in syndrome” sufferer, broke down in tears on live television as it was confirmed that he had lost his legal battle to be more…

Ecuador grants asylum to Julian Assange

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (LOS ANGELES TIMES) LONDON -- Ecuador said Thursday it would grant political asylum to Julian Assange, the controversial founder of the whistle-blowing WikiLeaks website who has been holed more…

Gulf States use new ray gun against pirates

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Oilprice.com) Gulf states are planning to use ray guns to protect their oil and gas infrastructure and also dissuade pirate attacks. Raytheon, the largest manufacturer of missiles in more…

Report: Assad's brother 'fighting for his life'

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Haaretz) Syrian President Bashar Assad's brother, Maher, who commands the Fourth Armored Division of the Syrian military, lost both of his legs in a Damascus bomb attack on more…

Egypt's Morsi calls for regime change in Syria

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (Haaretz) Egypt's President Mohammed Morsi said on Wednesday that it is of utmost importance that Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran work together to solve the ongoing crisis more…