Category: International News

ISIS releases video threatening to execute kidnapped Lebanese soldiers

ISIS releases video threatening to execute kidnapped Lebanese soldiers

A French-speaking jihadist threatened on Friday to execute Lebanese soldiers held hostage by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, saying three prominent anti-ISIS Lebanese politicians would be held responsible for their deaths. The threat was made in a video AFP obtained from Salafi cleric Wissam al-Masri, who is mediating the release of [&hellip

Qom Friday prayer  leader: Pakistani school massacre an act of “lunacy” by Taliban

Qom Friday prayer leader: Pakistani school massacre an act of “lunacy” by Taliban

Ayatollah Sa’idi strongly condemned the recent massacre of children at a school in Peshawar, Pakistan by Taliban militants as an act of “lunacy.” He also added: “Unfortunately, Wahhabi thought has deceived some people and they have been led to commit such crimes. Some of the enemies also abuse Wahhabism [to fulfill their goals]. We must [&hellip

Mossad Spy caught within the ranks of Hezbollah

Mossad Spy caught within the ranks of Hezbollah

Hezbollah’s internal security forces have uncovered a high-ranking agent working for Israel’s espionage and intelligence agency. According to the reports, the agent was in charge of Hezbollah’s external operations, heading its “910” unit. This unit plans and executes operations directed at Israeli targets around the world. The reports, which quote security officials of Hezbollah, claim that [&hellip

Ayatollah Hamadani: “Sydney incident a conspiracy by the enemy to defame the Shi’ah clergy”

Ayatollah Hamadani: “Sydney incident a conspiracy by the enemy to defame the Shi’ah clergy”

Ayatollah Nouri-Hamadani criticized some Iranian media outlets, especially radio and television news, in regard to their insufficient coverage of news from the Islamic Seminaries and the issue of Mahdawiyah. “We are facing [threats from] Saudi Arabia, Wahhabism and Takfirism. They are all puppets of the United States and are united to crush Shi’ism,” he emphasized. [&hellip

Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea

Obama imposes sanctions on Crimea

The United States has imposed sanctions on companies and individuals operating in Crimea, which integrated into the Russian Federation earlier this year. President Barack Obama issued an executive order on Friday that “prohibits the export of goods, technology, or services to Crimea and prohibits the import of goods, technology, or services from Crimea, as well as [&hellip

Pakistan hangs 2 pro-Taliban militants

Pakistan hangs 2 pro-Taliban militants

Pakistan has hanged two convicted pro-Taliban militants in the country’s first executions since 2008. “Two militants Aqil alias Doctor Usman and Arshad Mehmood have been hanged in Faisalabad jail,” said Shuja Khanzada, the home minister of the central Punjab Province, on Friday. This is while Pakistan had called a moratorium on capital punishment in 2008, [&hellip

Obama warns N Korea over cyberattack

Obama warns N Korea over cyberattack

US President Barack Obama has threatened to retaliate a cyber attack on Sony Pictures after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) publically blamed it on the North Korean government. “They caused a lot of damage and we will respond. We will respond proportionally… in a place, time, and manner that we choose, ” said the [&hellip

Israel warplanes bomb southern Gaza

Israel warplanes bomb southern Gaza

The Israeli military has reportedly launched fresh airstrikes on the Gaza Strip after the regime’s forces opened fire and wounded six Palestinians in the northern part of the besieged coastal sliver. According to reports, Israeli warplanes targeted an area in the city of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip on Friday night. Tel Aviv’s [&hellip

Ban in Liberia amid Ebola crisis

Ban in Liberia amid Ebola crisis

UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has traveled to Liberia for an unmediated assessment of global efforts against Ebola in West Africa.  Ban flew in from the UN Ebola mission headquarters in Ghana on Friday. The UN chief was welcomed on arrival by Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai in the capital, Monrovia. “United Nations will stand [&hellip

‘Peshmerga end siege on Mount Sinjar’

‘Peshmerga end siege on Mount Sinjar’

Kurdish Peshmerga forces have managed to end a siege by the ISIL Takfiri terrorist group on Mount Sinjar in Iraq, a senior Kurdish official says. The head of Iraq’s Kurdistan Region Security Council, Masrour Barzani, said on Thursday that the termination of the months-long siege on the area, also known as Mount Shingal, came after [&hellip