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War in all but name: Hezbollah rocket attack kills two Israeli soldiers, Israel responds with attacks of its own

War in all but name: Hezbollah rocket attack kills two Israeli soldiers, Israel responds with attacks of its own Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Iranian-backed terrorist group that holds major political clout in Lebanon, Hezbollah, may have just fired the first shots of a war with ...

'We will reach America!' ISIS threatens to behead Obama in an execution video (Warning: Graphic Content)

'We will reach America!' ISIS threatens to behead Obama in an execution video (Warning: Graphic Content)

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

"Know, oh Obama, that we will reach America," states a black-clad ISIS militant in ISIS' latest beheading video. "Know also that we will cut off your ...

Looking for any chance to execute non-Muslims, Islamic State makes new demands of Japan for release of one hostage

Looking for any chance to execute non-Muslims, Islamic State makes new demands of Japan for release of one hostage Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Islamic State has apparently killed one of the two Japanese men that it held hostage, releasing an image of what appears to be the ...

Crucial U.S. ally against terrorism, Yemen's President resigns

Crucial U.S. ally against terrorism, Yemen's President resigns Watch

Middle East

Yemeni President Abdu Rabu Mansour Hadi's resignation, following his prime minister and Cabinet stepped down has left the region especially ...

Airstrikes have killed 6,000 Islamic State militants, but signs suggest this won't save Iraq

Airstrikes have killed 6,000 Islamic State militants, but signs suggest this won't save Iraq Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The American-led coalition that has been engaged in an ongoing campaign of airstrikes against the Islamic State through much of 2014 has taken a ...

Saudia Arabia's King Abdullah has died

Saudia Arabia's King Abdullah has died Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The king of Saudi Arabia, Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al Saud has died.

Do not appease Iran! Democrat, Republican and Israeli leadership warn Obama about the dangers of a nuclear armed Iran

Do not appease Iran! Democrat, Republican and Israeli leadership warn Obama about the dangers of a nuclear armed Iran Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Benjamin Netanyahu, the Prime Minister of Israel is set to come to the United States in February and give a speech before Congress about the ...

Iran, Hezbollah plan 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region

Iran, Hezbollah plan 'imminent' joint invasion of Israel's northern Galilee region Watch

Middle East

Israeli security sources claim that senior Iranian and Hezbollah figures killed in an airstrike in Syria this weekend were likely planning an ...

Yemeni president loses control as Shiite rebels storm the presidential palace

Yemeni president loses control as Shiite rebels storm the presidential palace Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Yemen may next on the list of Middle Eastern countries whose leadership has changed, following the capture of the presidential palace in Sanna, ...

'This knife will become your nightmare' ISIS demands $200 million in new hostage video (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

'This knife will become your nightmare' ISIS demands $200 million in new hostage video (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Two Japanese men are held hostage in the Islamic State's (ISIS) latest act of extremism. ISIS released a video demanding $200 million or the two ...

Disregarding Islamic Jihad ideology puts U.S. 'at great peril'

Disregarding Islamic Jihad ideology puts U.S. 'at great peril' Watch

Middle East

Current United States military training does not include instruction in the ideology of the enemy. This is a deliberate omission, Tommy Waller, a ...

Islamic State throws man from a building for his alleged homosexuality

Islamic State throws man from a building for his alleged homosexuality Watch

Middle East

In another example of what the militant jihadist group considers "justice," photographs have since surfaced of a group throwing an Iraqi man to death ...

Fearing ISIS, Saudi Arabia constructing 600-mile barrier from Jordan to Kuwait

Fearing ISIS, Saudi Arabia constructing 600-mile barrier from Jordan to Kuwait Watch

Middle East

In a move that demonstrates the growing threat posed by the Islamic State in the Middle East, the Saudi royal family is building a 600-mile barrier ...

'Nasheeds,' Muslim chants, rally European Islamists to violence

'Nasheeds,' Muslim chants, rally European Islamists to violence Watch

Middle East

Brutally simple, "nasheeds," Islamic chants and songs reach out to disaffected Muslim youth to drive them to commit violent acts all in the name ...

'Which Sharia is that?' The execution video that shocked even ISIS (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

'Which Sharia is that?' The execution video that shocked even ISIS (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

An appalling new Al-Qaeda execution video has emerged showing an older women being publicly shot for alleged adultery.

So their captors may live: Female Yazidi prisoners forced to give blood to ISIS fighters

So their captors may live: Female Yazidi prisoners forced to give blood to ISIS fighters Watch

Middle East

By Kieran Guilbert, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Female Yazidi captives are being forced to donate blood to wounded Islamic State (IS) fighters, according to a pregnant teenager who escaped ...

Al-Qaeda, 'lone wolf,' ISIS? Who was really responsible for the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris?: Al-Qaeda takes credit in new online video

Al-Qaeda, 'lone wolf,' ISIS? Who was really responsible for the devastating terrorist attacks in Paris?: Al-Qaeda takes credit in new online video Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A week after the terrorist attacks in Paris, speculation of who was in charge of the attacks continues. One possible theory is the three terrorists, ...

Countries behind the drop in oil prices will SUFFER, Iranian president warns

Countries behind the drop in oil prices will SUFFER, Iranian president warns Watch

Middle East

The breaks at the gas pump may have U.S. consumers whistling a happy tune - for now, but according to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, those ...

ISIS enlists young boy to execute Russian spies (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

ISIS enlists young boy to execute Russian spies (WARNING: GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

A shocking new video released by ISIS on YouTube shows a young boy, no older than 10, shoot two Russian spies in the back of the head.

1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison:  Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi receives harsh verdict under Sharia Muslim Law

1,000 lashes and 10 years in prison: Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi receives harsh verdict under Sharia Muslim Law Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Ten years in prison and 1,000 lashes is the verdict for online activist, Raif Badawi. Badawi was found guilty of cyber crime and ridiculing Islamic ...

Persecuted Christians: Most dangerous countries for Christians are largely Muslim

Persecuted Christians: Most dangerous countries for Christians are largely Muslim Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

New reports show nine out of the ten most dangerous countries for Christians to live have a majority Muslim population.

Dead Sea Dying: Levels of salt water are dropping by three feet annually

Dead Sea Dying: Levels of salt water are dropping by three feet annually Watch

Middle East

The Dead Sea in Israel has attracted tourists from all over the world for thousands of years. Many come to float in its salty waters and enjoy ...

Almost 200,000 Syrians have been killed in fighting since 2011

Almost 200,000 Syrians have been killed in fighting since 2011 Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The Syrian civil war, having been ongoing continuously since March of 2011, has caused the deaths of over 76,021 people in 2014, the Syrian ...

The next generation of ISIS: Horrific guide instructs jihadi mothers on how to raise extremist children

The next generation of ISIS: Horrific guide instructs jihadi mothers on how to raise extremist children Watch

Middle East

By Abigail James (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

The next generation of ISIS fighters is already here. Mothers in the Middle East are being instructed on how to raise a jihadi-baby through an ISIS ...

Battle for Dhuluiya! Iraqi army and Shia militia kill 300 militants and drive the Islamic State from city

Battle for Dhuluiya! Iraqi army and Shia militia kill 300 militants and drive the Islamic State from city Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

Another blow has been struck against the Islamic State. This time the defeat comes in Iraq, and Iraqi security forces are the heroes of the day ...

After thirteen years and more than 2,200 American lives, President Obama ends the American war in Afghanistan

After thirteen years and more than 2,200 American lives, President Obama ends the American war in Afghanistan Watch

Middle East

By Matt Waterson (NEWS CONSORTIUM)

After thirteen years and more than 2,200 American lives, the American war in Afghanistan has ended, President Barack Obama said on December 28.

Snake devouring tail: Islamic State executing own fighters when they wish to return home

Snake devouring tail: Islamic State executing own fighters when they wish to return home Watch

Middle East

A newly learned fact testifies to Islamic State's ruthlessness - but certainly not to its sense of reason. According to an international ...

REIGN OF BLOOD: Islamic State executes 2,000 people in six months, mostly Syrian civilians

REIGN OF BLOOD: Islamic State executes 2,000 people in six months, mostly Syrian civilians Watch

Middle East

Islamic State, also known as ISIS, ISIL and IS has maintained an iron fisted grip on the lives of civilians in occupied territories. It is ...