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Death sentences up - but executions decline worldwide

Death sentences up - but executions decline worldwide Watch

Middle East

The world's courts are quick to put the convicted to death, it seems - but seems slower in carrying them out. Those are the findings of a report ...

Four-year-old Syrian girl mistakes camera for gun and 'surrenders' in heartbreaking photo

Four-year-old Syrian girl mistakes camera for gun and 'surrenders' in heartbreaking photo Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A Turkish photographer traveling through Syria capturing the horrors throughout the war-torn country experienced something even more heartbreaking ...

Terrorism may be behind Turkey's nationwide power outage

Terrorism may be behind Turkey's nationwide power outage Watch

Middle East

Turkey has been thrown into chaos with a nationwide power outage. Buildings have gone dark, railways have halted, and the nation is in the cold ...

Couple brutally stoned to death by Islamist State for fornication

Couple brutally stoned to death by Islamist State for fornication Watch

Middle East

New, brutal images showing Islamic State militants stoning a blindfolded, bound man and woman to death in Iraq have recently surfaced. The ...

Arab nations form powerful joint military force amid Yemen attacks

Arab nations form powerful joint military force amid Yemen attacks Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

In response to a growing conflict in Yemen, the Arab leaders from different countries have agreed to form a joint military force. This decision is ...

TOP SECRET: The United States publishes sensitive, classified information on Israel's nuclear program

TOP SECRET: The United States publishes sensitive, classified information on Israel's nuclear program Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Unites States has officially breached a silent agreement with Israel that had been in place for decades. The Department of Defense declassified a ...

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat

As Houthis rebels advance on Aden, Yemeni president flees by boat Watch

Middle East

Saudi Arabia-led airstrikes in Yemen are targeting military installations held by the Shia rebels. The militant factions swept into the country's ...

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran

Saudi Arabia's airstrikes in Yemen dangerously clashing with archrival Iran Watch

Middle East

The momentous divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in the Middle East has turned into open conflict in Yemen. There are widespread fears that ...

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia

DRIVING MILITANTS OUT: Houthi positions in Yemen targeted by Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

Backed by other Gulf States and Egypt Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia launched airstrikes against Houthi militants in Yemen. The airstrikes were in ...

Saudi Arabia builds megacity in middle of desert at cost of $100 billion

Saudi Arabia builds megacity in middle of desert at cost of $100 billion Watch

Middle East

The King Abdullah Economic City, or KAEC -- pronounced "cake," is being constructed by Saudi Arabia. The planned megacity in the desert will be ...

'Death to America' Iran's Supreme Leader declares on even on nuclear weapon agreement

'Death to America' Iran's Supreme Leader declares on even on nuclear weapon agreement Watch

Middle East

While the United States works with Iran for a comprehensive nuclear weapons treat, Iran's Supreme leader Ali Khamenei called for "Death to ...

The Obama administration steps on more toes: U.S. moves from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks toward United Nations forced two-state resolution in Middle East crisis

The Obama administration steps on more toes: U.S. moves from Israeli-Palestinian peace talks toward United Nations forced two-state resolution in Middle East crisis Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The continuous efforts to get Israelis and Palestinians to reach a peaceful agreement on land has potentially reached its peak. The United States is ...

Netanyahu takes overwhelming victory despite left-wing busing Arabs to polls during Israeli election

Netanyahu takes overwhelming victory despite left-wing busing Arabs to polls during Israeli election Watch

Middle East

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a message posted on Facebook declared that left-wing non-governmental organizations, or NGOs and ...

'We will blacken your life and blow up your White House.' ISIS makes direct threats in new audio accepting Boko Haram's allegiance

'We will blacken your life and blow up your White House.' ISIS makes direct threats in new audio accepting Boko Haram's allegiance Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"We want, Allah willing, Paris before Rome and before Al-Andalus [Spain and Portugal], [and] after that we will blacken your life and blow up your ...

ISIS may hate the West - but loves our junk food!

ISIS may hate the West - but loves our junk food! Watch

Middle East

Islamic State loves to videotape torture and mayhem to post to the shared outrage of the outside world. Now, ISIS has posted pictures glorifying ...

Sickening new photos claim to show Iraqi troops torturing ISIS prisoners in 'revenge attacks' (Warning: Graphic Photos)

Sickening new photos claim to show Iraqi troops torturing ISIS prisoners in 'revenge attacks' (Warning: Graphic Photos) Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New sickening ISIS-related pictures have been made public. The various pictures show every type of torture ISIS has inflicted in previous propaganda ...

ISIS child fighter brutally murders man accused of spying for Israel

ISIS child fighter brutally murders man accused of spying for Israel Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Islamic State has sunk to a new low, releasing a new video, that also warns just how far the ISIS reach extends.

A CRY FOR HELP: Christian leaders call out as Assyrian Christians threatened by ISIS in northern Syria

A CRY FOR HELP: Christian leaders call out as Assyrian Christians threatened by ISIS in northern Syria Watch

Middle East

Leaders are begging the world for help for the plight of Assyrian Christians. ISIS militants have since stepped up their attacks against their ...

Priceless gold and silver coins from time of Alexander the Great found in Israeli cave

Priceless gold and silver coins from time of Alexander the Great found in Israeli cave Watch

Middle East

The most remarkable things - just happen by themselves. Hen Zakai was "caving" with his father and a friend, members of the Israeli Spelunking ...

FORGET what you think you know about the Islamic State. Here's the TRUTH about the organization and it's far scarier than you imagine

FORGET what you think you know about the Islamic State. Here's the TRUTH about the organization and it's far scarier than you imagine Watch

Middle East

A significant problem in the campaign against the Islamic State (ISIS) is the fact that westerners fail to understand the group, its theology and its ...

ISIS targets disabled people in new recruitment video

ISIS targets disabled people in new recruitment video Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A new message from ISIS targets disabled Westerners. In a propaganda video, featuring two deaf militants, ISIS suggests "that disability is no excuse ...

CULTURAL GENOCIDE: ISIS bulldozes ruins of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud

CULTURAL GENOCIDE: ISIS bulldozes ruins of ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud Watch

Middle East

In addition to the countless lives they have brutally taken, Islamic State continues to destroy irreplaceable global cultural treasures. ISIS has ...

ISIS video game? New ISIS execution video made to resemble computer shooting game

ISIS video game? New ISIS execution video made to resemble computer shooting game Watch

Middle East

In falling to new depths of depravity, Islamic State militants are now filming execution videos to resemble computer games. These videos reduce ...

A miracle in the modern age! Conjoined twins successfully separated in Saudi Arabia

A miracle in the modern age! Conjoined twins successfully separated in Saudi Arabia Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After nine hours of surgery, two baby boys, born as conjoined twins, have a chance at living normal lives.

Young boy horrifically murdered on tape - surprisingly, NOT BY ISIS? (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT)

Young boy horrifically murdered on tape - surprisingly, NOT BY ISIS? (WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT) Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A newly horrifying video, showing a nine-year-old boy being murdered by militia, has been publicly released. However, this video does not show ISIS ...

Was a girl really stoned to death for having a Facebook account?

Was a girl really stoned to death for having a Facebook account? Watch

Middle East

Two weeks ago, the Islamic State stoned to death a Syrian girl for adultery, despite the fact she never touched another person. Her actual crime? ...

ISIS RELEASES 19 kidnapped Assyrian Christians but what about the other 200?

ISIS RELEASES 19 kidnapped Assyrian Christians but what about the other 200? Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Nineteen of the more than 200 Assyrian Christians kidnapped by ISIS in north-eastern Syria have been set free. Taken from their homes in February, ...

Emails from a MADMAN: 'Jihadi John's' horrific emails to reporter reveal his instability

Emails from a MADMAN: 'Jihadi John's' horrific emails to reporter reveal his instability Watch

Middle East

"Jihadi John," the Islamist State terrorist connected to at least six executions of Western journalists broadcast online is now identified as ...