Obama has authority to strike ISIL in Iraq, Syria: Pelosi US House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says President Barack Obama has the authority to broaden the military campaign against the ISIL terrorist group in Iraq and Syria without congressional approval. On Wednesday, Obama said the United States is prepared to expand its bombing campaign against ISIL terrorists and launch airstrikes in...... read more
Obama to ISIS: ‘If you threaten America, you will find no safe haven’ WASHINGTON — In a major reversal, President Barack Obama ordered the United States into a broad military campaign Wednesday night to “degrade and ultimately destroy” Islamic State militants in two volatile Middle East nations authorizing air strikes inside Syria for the first time as well as an expansion of strikes in Iraq.In an address...... read more
Malaysia calls for fresh MH17 crash site search Malaysian Defense Minister Hishammuddin Hussein has called on experts to search the crash site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine for the last time. "It is important for us before the onset of winter in Ukraine to make one final sweep to comb the areas for any remaining...... read more
1000s flee homes in Pakistan, Kashmir amid flooding Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing their homes in Pakistan and Indian-administered Kashmir amid some of the worst flooding in the region in decades. On Wednesday, authorities warned hundreds of thousands to evacuate the inundated parts of disputed Kashmir region. Rescue workers say they are now focusing efforts on helping...... read more
Syria army launches attacks on militants near Damascus The Syrian army has carried out a series of attacks against the foreign-backed militants operating inside Syria near the capital, Damascus, inflicting heavy losses on the terrorists. According to reports on Tuesday, the Syrian army stormed militants’ hideouts in Jobar, which is located in the eastern suburb of the capital, following a...... read more
Idlib bombing kills 28 high-ranking militants in Syria At least 28 high-profile members of a foreign-backed militant group have been killed in a bombing attack in the northwestern Syrian province of Idlib. Tuesday’s attack targeted a meeting of 50 members of Ahrar al-Sham in the town of Ram Hamdan, where the group’s leader, Hassan Aboud, was also killed. There...... read more
Malaysian Crashed Plane hit by “numerous objects”-Dutch experts Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 broke up in mid-air after being hit by “numerous object” that “pierced the plane at high velocity”A report released by the Dutch Safety Board said there was “no evidence of technical or human error”A BBC correspondent says this evidence consistent with plane being struck by shrapnel from a...... read more
U.S. strikes on Iraq Enter a New Phase TBLISI, Georgia- The U.S military opened a new phase in an expanding campaign against Islamic State militants, launching airstrikes on Sunni extremists threatening a major Iraqi dam, defense officials said Sunday. American aircraft hit Islamic State fighters near Haditha Dam a strategic site in the country’s Sunni Heartland northwest of Bagdad,...... read more
Gaza conflict: Hamas vows no Israel ceasefire A reclusive Hamas commander has rejected suggestions the Palestinian militants are ready for a ceasefire with Israel to end violence in Gaza. In an audio recording, Mohammad Deif, commander of Hamas’ military wing, said his soldiers were “eager for death”. Fighting continued into the early hours of Wednesday, with at least...... read more
ISREAL LAUNCHES GROUND OPERATION INTO GAZA Gaza City (CNN) -- [Breaking news update,Thursday, 3:50 p.m.] The Israel Defense Forces initiated a ground operation into Gaza late Thursday following 10 days of bombings and airstrikes, the Israeli government said. [Original story, Thursday, 10:43 a.m.] (CNN) -- Gaza experienced one of the worst nights of fighting since the war began after...... read more
Church of England to allow women bishops Church of England leaders have voted to allow women to become bishops, the church announced Monday. The measure required a two-thirds majority in all three voting bodies of the church: the House of Bishops, the House of Clergy and the House of Laity. The legislation was passed at the church’s General Synod, the...... read more
FIRST INCURSION LAUNCHED IN GAZA BY ISREALI TROOPS Israeli marines clashed with Hamas gunmen in the first reported ground incursion in the Gaza Strip, after the deadliest night of violence in Israel’s latest offensive in which 18 members of the same family were killed. The Israeli army said at least four soldiers were “lightly injured” on Sunday, as they...... read more
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