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Iran ready to play constructive role in Geneva talks

Source: Politics Balla | Dec 22 2013, 8:46pm CST | by IANS

Tehran, Dec 23 (IANS) Iran has expressed its readiness to play a "constructive" role in upcoming Geneva II conference on Syria if it is invited.
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ISIS Is a Cult That Uses Terrorism: A Fresh New Strategy

Oct 21 2014 9:29pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Who is drawn to join violent terrorist groups and why? Could it be the violence itself? Last week The New York Times suggested that the group calling itself Islamic State has adopted a 'cult of sadism' -- using its brutal images of rapes, crucifixions and beheadings to attract throngs of willing followers. Australian prime minister Tony Abbott called the group, also known as ISIS, 'an apocalyptic death cult. ...
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Germany raises humanitarian aid to Iraq
Berlin, Oct 22 (IANS) Germany has pledged a further 20 million euros (about 25.5 million dollars) in humanitarian aid to Iraq, the foreign ministry said in a statement Tuesday. | by IANS
India calls on Israel, Palestine to resume peace process
United Nations, Oct 22 (IANS) India has called upon Israelis and Palestinians to resume the peace process as "dialogue remains the only viable option" to address the issues confronting the region. | by IANS
Airstrikes help ground forces fight IS: Pentagon
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) Kurdish forces are in control of the majority of the Syrian city of Kobane despite efforts by the Islamic State (IS) to take the town, a spokesperson for US defence department said Tuesday. | by IANS

Another U.S. city protesting influx of refugees

Oct 21 2014 7:08pm CDT | Source: WND

Athens, Georgia, Mayor Nancy Denson The mayor of Athens, Georgia, has joined a growing chorus of mayors across the U.S. who are concerned about the federal government’s resettlement of foreign refugees in their cities and the resulting drain on public services. The refugees come from war-torn countries in Africa, Asia and the Middle East and require a plethora of government services to help them overcome language and cultural barriers. They have little or no job sk ...
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Why are embassy bombers running Iraqi government?

Oct 21 2014 6:10pm CDT | Source: WND

Why are embassy bombers running Iraqi government? In an scandalous revelation, it turns out that, in Iraq, the just-appointed Cabinet positions, the prime minister, foreign minister and vice president, who was the former prime minister, are members of an Iran-based terrorist organization responsible for the 1983 bombing of the U.S. Embassy in Kuwait. The terrorist organization is called Dawa. And it gets worse! The just-appointed minister of th ...
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ISIS Still Threatens Yazidis On Mount Sinjar

Oct 21 2014 5:48pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

It was the imminent threat of a massacre on Iraq's Sinjar mountain that first drew U.S. airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in August. That threat never went away. On Monday, Islamic State militants returned to attack Sinjar, prompting members of the Yazidi minority living in the area to find refuge up the mountain yet again. Many had never left their homes, even though ISIS fighters continued to surround the mountain. Swedish jour ...
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ISIS: We've got weapons U.S. dropped

Oct 21 2014 5:27pm CDT | Source: WND

(NBCNEWS) — A new ISIS video purports to show weapons airdropped by U.S. forces intended for Kurdish fighters in the hands of the very militants the munitions were meant to destroy. The U.S. on Sunday said it had dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies for the first time to Kurdish fighters defending the Syrian town of Kobani from ISIS. A day later, U.S. officials said one of the six airstrikes it carried ou ...
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Turkey Is Complicit with ISIS and Unfit to Join the EU

Oct 21 2014 5:23pm CDT | Source: Big Government

Turkey has finally caved in to American pressure and announced it will allow Kurdish Peshmerga fighters to cross over its territory from Iraq to Syria to join the battle against ISIS. But anyone who imagines this grudging concession represents a cooperative move by a Nato ally to help crush the so-called Islamic State would be sadly deluded. Neo-Ottoman Turkey is better disposed towards ISIS than towards the West. It was not only Western pressure that impelled th ...
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Woman 'Honor Killed' by Own Father, Islamic State Militants in Syria

Oct 21 2014 4:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

A video has surfaced showing what is believed to be Islamic State militants stoning a woman to death after accusing her of committing adultery. The “honor killing” was shockingly led by the woman’s father. The woman is heard begging her father to spare her life, but he tells her that he’d rather please Allah instead, before initiating the stoning himself. Right before executing his daughter, the man responded to her pleas by saying, “Don’t c ...
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