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FIERY STATEMENT: Jihadi cleric threatens Egyptian president

FIERY STATEMENT: Jihadi cleric threatens Egyptian president Watch

Middle East

The war of words after Israel's incursion into Gaza is heating up. Jihadi cleric Abu hareth Al-Maqdisi threatening Egyptian President Abdel ...

LIPS BURNT WITH CIGARETTE: Iranian Christian punished for not observing Ramadan

LIPS BURNT WITH CIGARETTE: Iranian Christian punished for not observing Ramadan Watch

Middle East

For eating during the daylight hours during the holy month of Ramadan, an Iranian Christian man had his lips burned with a cigarette. This ...

Islamic State now aggressively pursuing Christians in Nineveh Plain

Islamic State now aggressively pursuing Christians in Nineveh Plain Watch

Middle East

There is no rest for the wicked - or for those fleeing with their lives, it appears. Islamic State militants have now launched a mortar attack ...

ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST

ISLAMIC STATE PREPARES CHRISTIAN HOLOCAUST Watch

Middle East

Imagine you've been given a choice, and just days to make it. You must either change your religion, agree to pay thousands of dollars each year in ...

Christian Monks expelled from Iraqi monastery as ISIS Islamists fighters ruthlessly sieze it

Christian Monks expelled from Iraqi monastery as ISIS Islamists fighters ruthlessly sieze it Watch

Middle East

Saint Behnam, a fourth-century monastery run by the Syriac Catholic church near the predominantly Christian town of Qaraqosh in Iraq has been ...

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges'

THINGS TO COME? ISIS stones Syrian woman to death over 'adultery charges' Watch

Middle East

Al-Qaeda-breakaway group, the Islamic State, has now stoned a woman to death for adultery in Syria. It was the first such execution carried out ...

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience'

CRIES FOR HELP: Head of Iraq's Catholic Church issues appeal 'to all who have a living conscience' Watch

Middle East

In an appeal "to all who have a living conscience in Iraq and all the world," Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, head of Iraq's Catholic Church, ...

Israel authorizes another call up of 18,000 reserve troops as Gaza offensives continues

Israel authorizes another call up of 18,000 reserve troops as Gaza offensives continues Watch

Middle East

The Israeli military has pushed deeper into the Gaza strip, destroying rocket launching sites and tunnels and clashing with Palestinian fighters.

UNBELIEVABLE: 20 rockets found at United Nations agency in Gaza

UNBELIEVABLE: 20 rockets found at United Nations agency in Gaza Watch

Middle East

Some 20 rockets were found in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. The weapons were found in "the course of ...

Ground invasion more likely, in spite of ceasefire in Gaza

Ground invasion more likely, in spite of ceasefire in Gaza Watch

Middle East

Israel agreed to cease fire on Gaza for five hours to allow humanitarian aid into the Palestinian territory. Israel at the same time warned that ...

What is the mysterious object found in the Sea of Galilee?

What is the mysterious object found in the Sea of Galilee? Watch

Middle East

A mysterious structure, with a diameter greater than the length of a 747 jet has been discovered under 30 feet of water, underneath the Sea of ...

Guest Commentary: Headline: Israel Hits Gaza (Gaza hits Israel? Shhh!)

Guest Commentary: Headline: Israel Hits Gaza (Gaza hits Israel? Shhh!) Watch

Middle East

By Ken Blackwell and Bob Morrison

When Hamas rockets rain down on Israeli cities and towns-and homes, schools, and hospitals, it is not news. It happens ever day, so it becomes ...

KETTLE CALLING POT BLACK? Taliban warns ISIS to 'avoid extremism'

KETTLE CALLING POT BLACK? Taliban warns ISIS to 'avoid extremism' Watch

Middle East

It's an extraordinary gesture, suggesting that ISIS is overstepping the line a bit in its assault on Iraq. No less than the Taliban militants in ...

Rebel soldiers ISIS raising millions for war effort by selling crude oil from captured Iraqi oilfields

Rebel soldiers ISIS raising millions for war effort by selling crude oil from captured Iraqi oilfields Watch

Middle East

The militant Islamist group ISIS is thoroughly enjoying the spoils of war in its campaign against Iraq. Rebel soldiers are turning around and ...

Israel vows to continue airstrikes despite international concern

Israel vows to continue airstrikes despite international concern Watch

Middle East

In spite of outcries from the international community -- Israel is not backing down. Israeli airstrikes on Gaza have killed four more ...

Hamas declares war on Israel after bomb kills fighter

Hamas declares war on Israel after bomb kills fighter Watch

Middle East

The Palestinian terrorist organization Hamas has vowed that it will step up its attacks on Israel, threatening that all Israelis have now become ...

Raining down from sky, Israel strikes 80 targets in Gaza in less than half an hour

Raining down from sky, Israel strikes 80 targets in Gaza in less than half an hour Watch

Middle East

The IDF carried out attacks in Gaza this week, hitting at least 200 terrorist targets. Over 500 targets have been hit since start of Operation ...

HORRIFIC: Islamic Jihadist ISIS destroys the shrine of revered Christian figure

HORRIFIC: Islamic Jihadist ISIS destroys the shrine of revered Christian figure Watch

Middle East

Militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) set about destroying centuries old Iraqi tombstones and graves in the north-west ...

A CALL FOR HELP: Christians in war-torn Iraq face murder, rape

A CALL FOR HELP: Christians in war-torn Iraq face murder, rape Watch

Middle East

Among the many casualties in the war in Iraq are the many Iraqi Christians, long a source of persecution, put in the position of being raped and ...

'The gloves are off' Israel shoots down rocket aimed at Tel Aviv

'The gloves are off' Israel shoots down rocket aimed at Tel Aviv Watch

Middle East

Rockets and missiles are raining down in Israel as the biggest offensive in the region since 2012 drones on. Militants in the Gaza Strip launched ...

You won't believe what his REAL name is! Who is the new Muslim Caliph?

You won't believe what his REAL name is! Who is the new Muslim Caliph? Watch

Middle East

Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is the leader of the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS), a primarily Sunni terrorist organization that has ...

ISIS leader releases tape that calls for 'every Muslim' to build an 'Islamic state'

ISIS leader releases tape that calls for 'every Muslim' to build an 'Islamic state' Watch

Middle East

The leader of ISIS - a militant Islamist group sweeping across Iraq and Syria, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has released a 19-minute video calling on ...

Tensions flare into violence in Jerusalem over death of teens

Tensions flare into violence in Jerusalem over death of teens Watch

Middle East

Tensions erupted in East Jerusalem after news spread that Israeli settlers were suspected of having kidnapped and killed a Palestinian teenager ...

ISIS kicks the last Christians from Mosul

ISIS kicks the last Christians from Mosul Watch

Middle East

The Iraqi city of Mosul, once a major center of Christian life in Iraq, is now almost entirely empty of Christians, as thousands flee the radical ...

ISIS declares leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as Islam's 'caliph'

ISIS declares leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi as Islam's 'caliph' Watch

Middle East

As the Muslim world began Ramadan this past Sunday, ISIS - the militant jihadist group currently threatening the stability of Iraq as it ...

ISIS declares a new Caliphate, leader is ruler of all faithful Muslims

ISIS declares a new Caliphate, leader is ruler of all faithful Muslims Watch

Middle East

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) declared that its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, was now caliph of the Mulsim world, and that the ...

Three Israeli teens murdered as Hamas fires rockets from the Gaza Strip

Three Israeli teens murdered as Hamas fires rockets from the Gaza Strip Watch

Middle East

Hamas has issued a warning to Israel after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to punish the terrorist organization for the deaths of ...

Three kidnapped Israeli teenagers found dead

Three kidnapped Israeli teenagers found dead Watch

Middle East

The bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month have been found. The remains of the three youths ...