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Netanyahu's Approval Sinks After Gaza Ceasefire

A new Israeli poll shows that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s job approval rating has suffered dramatically in the wake of the Gaza ceasefire, which many Israelis felt was premature. At the same time, another poll shows that Israel’s right-wing parties would gain if new elections were held now. 28 Aug 2014, 2:58 PM PDT

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Being Investigated for Fraud

International Monetary Fund Chief Christine Lagarde is under investigation by French authorities for alleged negligence and political fraud surrounding her role in awarding a sum of 400m euro (£318m; $527m) to French business tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008, while serving as finance minister in former President Nicolas Sarkozy's cabinet. 28 Aug 2014, 10:38 AM PDT

World View: Europe Tries to Deal with Increasing Flood of Migrants from Africa

The number of migrants leaving Africa on unsafe smugglers' boats hoping to reach Europe has been surging this year. This year, 110,000 people have been rescued from drowning on the unsafe trip, hoping to reach the southern tip of Sicily. That figure is up from 42,000 in all of 2013. Some 1,900 others have died this year during the perilous crossing. The numbers have surged this year because of the unrest in Syria and Libya. 28 Aug 2014, 10:09 AM PDT

FLASH: Russian Tanks Invade Ukraine

Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. 28 Aug 2014, 8:26 AM PDT

The Gaza War, By the Numbers

Fifty days. If the current ceasefire holds, that is how long intense, cross-border rocket fire into Israel by Gaza terrorists was met with retaliatory attacks on Gaza by the Israel Defense Forces and Israel Air Force. Here is a look at some of the numbers from the 2014 Gaza war. 27 Aug 2014

Battle for Key Southeast Coast Heats Up in Ukraine

The battle for Ukraine's strategic coastline heated up Wednesday as a local mayor reported that pro-Russian rebel forces entered a key town in southeast Ukraine after three days of heavy shelling. 27 Aug 2014

Women Volunteer for Sexual Jihad with Islamic State

Records show that Australian, British, and Malaysian women travel to Iraq and Syria to participate in jihad al-nikah, or sexual jihad, for the Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists. They intend to become comfort women for the jihadists as the men continue to establish a Caliphate in Iraq and Syria. 27 Aug 2014

56-Year-Old Woman in India Slays Leopard

A leopard attacked Kamla Devi, 56, when she gathered water in the Uttarakhand province in India. The leopard did not survive the attack because Devi, armed with an axe and a sickle, fought back. 27 Aug 2014

Exclusive: Hamas Challenges PA with 'Victory' Rally in Bethlehem

In a sign that the terrorist organization Hamas believes its own propaganda about a recent “victory” in Gaza, its Bethlehem wing has announced that it will be holding a car rally after Friday evening prayers on August 29 proceeding through the Palestinian Authority-controlled city of Bethlehem. 27 Aug 2014

African Development Bank Pledges $150 Million to Fight Ebola

The African Development Bank (ADB) announced Tuesday that it is set to bundle $150 million dollars in funds to combat the Ebola virus. The news comes as the World Health Organization (WHO) has tried to solicit funds and resources to fight the spread of the deadly virus, Bloomberg reports. 27 Aug 2014

When a Hometown Boy Became a Hero

The grief I feel is immediate, for I know Jim, I know his family. I went to Nursery school (they didn’t call it preschool back then) with Jim’s brother Michael. We were in nearly every class together until we graduated from high school. Though I haven’t seen much of him since then, you never forget the kids you grew up with. Especially when you come from a small town as we did. 26 Aug 2014

Syrian Foreign Minister: We Will Join with U.S., U.K. to Fight IS

The BBC reports that Syria’s foreign minister, Walid Muallem, asserting that Syria is "the centre of the international coalition to fight Islamic State,” stated that Syria would “cooperate and coordinate” its efforts with the United States and Great Britain in fighting the Islamic State (IS). 26 Aug 2014

A Who's Who of the Good Guys and Bad Guys in the New Jihad

Wars are never simple. With the incredible success of the terrorist group ISIS, now called the Islamic State, and the recent news that Egypt and UAE have engaged in air strikes against the jihadists in Syria, Breitbart News has decided to cut away some of the fog of war and explain who stands where in this latest Holy War for the future of the Middle East and North Africa. 26 Aug 2014

Israel Wins the War but Loses the Peace

The long-term ceasefire that took effect Tuesday, after a surprise Egyptian-brokered agreement between Israel and Hamas, is being hailed by the terror group as a "victory." In this case, the claim is more than propaganda. According to the details of the agreement, the Gaza border crossings are to be opened, the fishing zone is to be widened, and talks are to commence soon about air and sea ports. No wonder half Israel's Cabinet is opposed. 26 Aug 2014

Australia to Spend $60 Million Curbing Radicalism

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - The Australian government said Tuesday it will spend 64 million Australian dollars ($60 million) on measures to counter violent extremism and radicalization as Islamic State continues to recruit foreign fighters to its ranks in Iraq and Syria. 26 Aug 2014

26-Year-Old American Woman Held Hostage by Islamic State

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Islamic State militant group is holding hostage a young American woman who was doing humanitarian aid work in Syria, a family representative said Tuesday. The 26-year-old woman is the third American known to have been kidnapped by the militant group. 26 Aug 2014

Kirsten Powers Asks Followers to Help Iraqi Christians

Kirsten Powers, the great moderate liberal commentator to who actually has the courage and honesty to practice the tolerance and compassion she preaches, has asked her Twitter followers to contribute to Catholic Knights of Columbus fund to assist Iraqi Christians and Yezidis. On August 15, Powers Tweeted the following: “Knights of Columbus has started a fund for Iraqi Christians & Yezidis. 100% goes to help in Iraq. http://www.kofc.org/un/en/news/releases/detail/kofc-fund-help-christians-iraq.html @KofC” 26 Aug 2014

Exclusive: Dr. Robert P. George, Part 2: Christian Persecution, Anti-Semitism Worsening

On August 22, Breitbart News published Part I of an exclusive interview with Dr. Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University, about the importance of destroying the Islamic State terror group. In Part 2 of the interview, Dr. George further discusses the persecution of Christians, anti-Semitism, conservatives on college campuses, and great "thinkers" who have influenced his own thinking. 26 Aug 2014

Obama’s Reign of Error: How America Lost its Way and is Losing the War Against Jihad (part 3)

Ralph Peters, the iconoclastic author and military strategist has been very vocal of late regarding US national security policy and the growth of the global jihadist movement. A former US Army intelligence officer and enlisted man, he is a prolific and very successful author of over thirty works of both fiction and non-fiction, including the essay anthology Lines of Fire: A Renegade Writes on Strategy, Intelligence and Security. Breitbart’s national security editor Sebastian Gorka spoke to the author about the current threats to the Republic and what should be done about them. Here is the second part of the three-part interview. 26 Aug 2014

Israel Finds Hamas Training Manual in Gaza

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) released a page from a seized Hamas training manual that supports its case that Palestinian militants deliberately use the cover of residential areas for combat operations, reports Rueters. 26 Aug 2014

Vatican Strips Priest of Immunity

The Vatican said Monday that its former ambassador to the Dominican Republic, accused of sexually abusing young boys in the Caribbean country, had lost his diplomatic immunity and could be tried by Dominican or other courts. 26 Aug 2014

Dogs Feast On Ebola Victim Carcasses in Liberia

Packs of Liberian dogs have been eating the remains of dead Ebola victims in Monrovia, according to multiple witnesses. Many have contacted the government health ministry, but no measures were taken to stop the packs of dogs pulling dead bodies from their graves, The New Dawn reported. 26 Aug 2014

Israelis Grow Impatient with Netanyahu, Demand Victory

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is suffering a massive drop in his poll numbers as the war with Hamas rages on--and as impatience grows among the Israeli public for the military to bring quiet to the country by removing Hamas as a threat. A poll conducted Aug. 25 showed Netanyahu's approval ratings at only 38%--after hitting a peak of 82% in late July, at the outset of the war--with his disapproval rating reaching 50%. 26 Aug 2014

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