Has the country of Iran secretly detained another American citizen? Reuters is reporting that the U.S. Department of State is investigating recent reports that the Middle Eastern country has arrested a U.S. citizen of Iranian descent for unknown reasons. “We’ve seen reports of the detention [in] Iran of a person reported to be a U.S.
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu recently slammed Iran for holding a Holocaust cartoon contest which he says Iran denies and mocks the Holocaust while it plans another Holocaust against the Jews. Iran holds an international Holocaust cartoon contest which some claim denies that the Nazi genocide of millions of Jews ever happened. According to The
A captured ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) fighter has revealed that the Islamic State now offers a reward to its extremist members for snitching on defectors and/or deserters. According to the militant, ISIS is now giving its fighters slaves for providing information about those who would leave its ranks. In fact, the captive
Iraqi forces have tightened their control over Fallujah, which had long been a major stronghold for Islamic State (ISIS) militants, by capturing the main hospital Saturday, The Washington Post is reporting. Elite Special Forces had stormed the building used as a base for the militants and encountered little resistance. Fallujah was the first Iraqi city
Google Maps was hit with intense online backlash earlier this week when Middle Eastern media began to report that Palestine had been removed from the digital atlas. There was just one problem, though: Google had never featured the name “Palestine” as a country on the map at all. In a statement, the company did say
A family therapist from Saudi Arabia was reported to be giving lesson on how to beat your wife on national television. The video was originally aired in the Islamic nation on February, 2016. The video is reported to be approved by the government and granted permission to be shown on national television according to awdnews.
ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) has executed six more youths of Mosul in yet another horror-film-imagined public mass execution. This time the extremists used welding tools to carry out the death sentences. Iraqi News reported last week that ISIS put to death six prisoners, described as “boys” by the news site, by killing
The conflict between Shiite (Shia) and Sunni Muslims throughout the Middle East map is usually the driving force of what complicates every effort made by Western countries to engage. Last week Reuters was one of the sources to provide an update on the status the U.S.-led coalition forces — which includes Shiite militians — to
The Middle East, by some military analysts’ estimates, is on the verge of becoming a huge battleground very soon. According to them, the unfolding of events in and out of the region points to this direction, perhaps unnoticed, if not ignored, by the so-called guardians of global peace and order. One side of the competing
The Afghan government said today that a U.S. airstrike killed Taliban leader Mullah Mansour while he was in a remote area, riding in in a vehicle. The Wall Street Journal reports that the statement came just after U.S. officials stated on Saturday that the Mansour was probably killed by a drone strike. It marked the