Voting Results Show That Israel Is Split Down The Middle

Voting Results Show That Israel Is Split Down The Middle

Early poll results show that Israel is split down the middle. With 1 percent shy of all the votes being counted, Israel came out of  Tuesday’s election as a country being split in half, politically. The combined center, left and Arab parties won exactly 60 seats out of the 120 seats in the, as did the […]

80 Russian Citizens Evacuated From Syria

80 Russian Citizens Evacuated From Syria

MOSCOW — Around 80 Russian citizens were evacuated and crossed over the Syrian border,  trekked into Lebanon, then flew to Moscow before the sun rose on Wednesday, a small evacuation that might signal dwindling Russian hopes  that President Bashar al-Assad will get back control over the nation.  The latest move happened while a United Nations’ humanitarian official showed up […]

Gang Rape Victim Dies – 6 Men Charged With Her Murder

Gang Rape Victim Dies – 6 Men Charged With Her Murder

NEW DELHI – Protests grew in India Saturday when the female gang rape victim died. The young girl was raped Dec. 16 on a moving bus by several men. The police have stated that the six men accused of the crime have been arrested for her murder. Rajan Bhagat, a spokesman for the police, said […]

New Year’s Day – Dozens, Mostly Children Killed In Ivory Coast Stampede

New Year’s Day – Dozens, Mostly Children Killed In Ivory Coast Stampede

New Year’s Day festivities took a deadly turn Tuesday in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, after a stampede following a firework’s show killed dozens of people, mostly children, according to an official with the fire department. Over 200 people were injured and at least 60 were killed after a morning firework’s display caused a panicked stampede near […]

Prominence Of Islamist Groups Gaining In Syria Fight

Prominence Of Islamist Groups Gaining In Syria Fight

BEIRUT – The engagement of the takeover takeover of Syria’s north military by Islamist groups is the latest example of how the increasing role of jihadist organizations are taking in the civil war to remove President Bashar Assad, according to experts. However, as the fighting has continued for months, the principal rebel groups that once […]

Russian Parliament Approves American Adoption Ban

Russian Parliament Approves American Adoption Ban

MOSCOW – On Friday the Russian Parliament approved the American Adoption ban of Russian orphans, drawing a crisp response from the U.S., which urged Russian officials not to play with the lives of orphans. The American ambassador, Michael A. McFaul said in a statement, “If it becomes law, the legislation passed today will needlessly remove […]

TV Reporter Kidnapped In Syria – Forced to Choose Who Would Be Shot First

TV Reporter Kidnapped In Syria – Forced to Choose Who Would Be Shot First

Richard Engel, NBC’s chief foreign correspondent, said on Tuesday that he and other members of his network crew escaped unharmed after they were kidnapped in Syria and held captive, where over a dozen, pro-regime gunmen dragged them from their vehicle, killed one of their rebel escorts and subjected them to mock executions. At an appearance […]

NATO Delivers Warning ‘Don’t Even Think About Attacking Turkey’

NATO Delivers Warning ‘Don’t Even Think About Attacking Turkey’

NATO foreign ministers approved Turkey’s request for Patriot missiles to defend the countries’ borders in a “solidarity” statement with its alliance member. Tuesday, NATO agreed to increase Turkey’s air defence by deploying Patriot missiles to them. NATO Secretary-General Anders fogh Rasmussen, said in a statement that Turkey has asked for its support, and they stand […]

20 Children Dead In Connecticut Shooting – President Obama In Tears

20 Children Dead In Connecticut Shooting – President Obama In Tears

An armed man opened fire at a Connecticut elementary school Friday, killing 27 people, including 20 children. The death toll was 26 plus the gunman. Lt. Paul Vance reported that 18 children were pronounced dead at the school. Two other children were taken to hospital but were pronounced dead. One person was injured. According to […]

Syria Moving Chemical Weapons According To U.S. Defence Official

Syria Moving Chemical Weapons According To U.S. Defence Official

United States and allied intelligence detected Syrian chemical weapon component’s movement recently, according to a senior United States defence official on Monday, as the Obama’s administration is again warning the Assad regime against the use of chemical weapons on the countries’ rebels. According to the senior defence official, intelligence officials detected activity around more than […]