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Pictures of Pakistan university where Taliban gunmen executed 30 people

Pictures of Pakistan university where Taliban gunmen executed 30 people

Taliban militants stormed a university in volatile northwestern Pakistan today, killing at least 30 people and wounding dozens as the army hunted for any gunmen still holed up on the campus. Fanatics stormed the Bacha Khan university in Charsadda, around 30 miles from the city of Peshawar, in the latest outrage to hit the militant-infested […]

Navy Seal who shot Osama bin Laden and wrote a bestselling book about it now subject of criminal investigation

Navy Seal who shot Osama bin Laden and wrote a bestselling book about it now subject of criminal investigation

FORMER NAVY SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden and wrote a bestselling book about the raid is now the subject of a widening federal criminal investigation into whether he used his position as an elite commando for personal profit while on active duty, according to two people familiar with the case. Matthew Bissonnette, the former […]

Middle East stock markets crash as Tehran enters oil war

Middle East stock markets crash as Tehran enters oil war

Prospect of the Islamic Republic pumping an additional 500,000 barrels a day sends stock markets in Dubai and Saudi Arabia into tailspin. Stock markets across the Middle East collapsed as the lifting of economic sanctions against Iran threatened to unleash a fresh wave of oil onto global markets that are already drowning in excess supply. […]

International sanctions against Iran lifted

International sanctions against Iran lifted

Iran reentered the global economy Saturday as years of crippling international sanctions ended in exchange for the verified disabling of much of its nuclear infrastructure. For Iran, implementation of the landmark deal it finalized with six world powers last summer means immediate access to more than $50 billion in long-frozen assets and freedom to sell […]

Iran releases 10 U.S. sailors after arresting them

Iran releases 10 U.S. sailors after arresting them

Iran released ten U.S. sailors on Wednesday after holding them overnight, bringing a swift end to an incident that had rattled nerves days ahead of the expected implementation of a landmark nuclear accord between Tehran and world powers. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) said it had freed the sailors after determining they had entered […]

United States now the world’s largest oil exporter: Overtakes Saudi Arabia and Russia

United States now the world’s largest oil exporter: Overtakes Saudi Arabia and Russia

The United States is now the world’s largest oil and natural gas liquids exporter and would remain so for a while, overtaking both Saudi Arabia and Russia. U.S. production of crude oil, along with liquids separated from natural gas, surpassed all other countries with daily output exceeding 11 million barrels during the first 5 months […]

Bombing is great, but ISIS gets bombed every weekend

Bombing is great, but ISIS gets bombed every weekend

ISIS is a savage group that needs to be stopped, but can we all take a step back and try to examine why this and other jihadi extremist groups have come into existence and found at least some popular support in the areas they occupy? Think about the civilian death toll that has been exacted […]

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

Vladimir Putin Is Muslim Community’s Worst Nightmare

The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the threat, it’s poised to make it worse. The Russian president’s intervention in Syria is driven by fear of Islamic extremism among his country’s own Muslim minority. But rather than squelching the […]

US consumer goods banned in Iran

US consumer goods banned in Iran

Coca-Cola and Wrigley gum won’t see a newly-opened Iranian market. On Thursday, the Minister of Industry, Mine and Trade Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh directed a blockade of American consumer goods, Press TV reports. The minister said the decision is based on guidance from Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei in a letter to President Hassan Rouhani. […]

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

German ISIS Rapper Who Publicly Threatened President Barack Obama Killed In US Air Strike In Syria

A German rapper who joined the Islamic State group and publicly threatened President Barack Obama was killed in a US air strike in Syria, a defense official said. Denis Cuspert, also known by his artist name Deso Dogg, used to rap in Berlin and was one of the most famous Western fighters for the IS […]

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