On Friday, Iraqi jets dropped leaflets over Mosul, advising residents to listen to a new radio station that will give them further instructions once it begins to broadcast. The operation appears to imply that Iraqi forces are readying to liberate Mosul. At least 125 were killed and 60 were wounded in violence across the country, including several bombings in and around Baghdad.
Since April 2 when the Lausanne Accord was signed by Iran and P5+1 – the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council plus Germany – the opposition, namely, the neoconservatives, the Republican Party, Israel, Saudi Arabia, and their lobbies in the United States has been in high gear to prevent the signing of […]
Islamic State militants destroyed a 13th century tomb near Hawija. At least 79 were killed and 64 were wounded in other violence.
Twenty million people in Yemen, the poorest country in the Arab world, are at risk of dying from hunger or thirst. That’s 80 percent of the country’s population, which according to UN agencies badly needs emergency supplies of food and water, along with fuel and medicine. This almost unimaginable crisis sounds like something out of […]
As we celebrate Independence Day, honoring the American colonists’ successful fight to be free of the British crown and establish their own sovereign state, it is instructive to note that the US is, today, the greatest enemy of sovereignty on earth. When the British surrendered at Yorktown, the redcoat band played “The World Turned Upside […]
Iraqi Christians are training to fight. Their militia’s first focus is liberating Mosul. At least 115 people were killed and 42 more were wounded: Seven security personnel were killed and 10 were wounded in a suicide attack in al-Fatha. In Albu Souda, 11 soldiers were killed in an attack. Four civilians were killed and five […]
In the course of my work at Fox News, I am often asked by colleagues to review and explain documents and statutes. Recently, in conjunction with my colleagues Catherine Herridge, our chief intelligence correspondent, and Pamela Browne, our senior executive producer, I read the transcripts of an interview Browne did with a man named Marc […]
It would be fair to assume that Gershon Baskin’s recent article in the Jerusalem Post – Encountering Peace: Obviously no peace now, so what then? (June 24) – is not a mere intellectual exercise aimed at finding "creative" solutions to the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Baskin is a regular contributor to the Jerusalem Post, a […]
Last week, US News and World Report national security reporter Paul D. Shinkman posited that the U.S. goes above and beyond the call of duty in terms of how seriously it takes civilian casualties of it or its allies’ bombing campaigns. Shinkman didn’t necessarily write his own headline – “Iraqi Civilians Will Die: U.S. Must […]
In total, 4,777 were killed and 1,974 were wounded during June. At least 150 were killed and 53 were wounded in more recent violence.