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Experts: ISIS Destroying Ancient Archaeological Sites to Sell Artifacts on Black Market

The Islamic State captured Mosul, Iraq's second-largest city, in July, and within the month, reports surged that the jihadist terror group had either occupied or destroyed every Christian institution in the city. Not just the Christian legacy is threatened by their presence, however-- thousands of years of civilization may be destroyed under the group's reign of terror. 21 Sep 2014, 6:00 AM PDT

Turkey Takes in Over 60,000 Syrian Refugees

The government of Turkey is reporting that between 45,000-60,000 Syrian refugees have crossed the border in the past 24 hours to escape the Islamic State. The majority are from the Kurdish town of Kobane and surrounding villages, which is considered an important border town. 21 Sep 2014, 5:49 AM PDT

How Qatar is Funding the Rise of Radical Islam

Few outsiders have noticed, but radical Islamists now control Libya's capital. These militias stormed Tripoli last month, forcing the official government to flee and hastening the country's collapse into a failed state. 21 Sep 2014, 2:29 AM PDT

U.S. to Deliver 10 Apache Helicopters to Egypt

(Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel spoke with Egyptian Defense Minister Colonel General Sedki Sobhy on Saturday to confirm the United States plans to deliver 10 Apache helicopters to Egypt to support Cairo's counter-terrorism efforts, the Pentagon said. 21 Sep 2014, 2:15 AM PDT

China Attempts to Establish Itself as Head of New World Order

The clue is in the name. The Shanghai Co-operation Organisation (SCO) groups six countries—China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan—and aims to be the dominant security institution in its region; but its origin and purposes are largely Chinese. 21 Sep 2014, 2:10 AM PDT

Secession Rising: Welcome To The Old World Order

According to a new poll from Reuters/Ipsos, nearly a quarter of Americans support their state breaking away from the United States. That included a full 29.7 percent of Republicans, as well as 21 percent of Democrats. 20 Sep 2014

POLITICO: The Collapse of Arab Civilization

Arab civilization has collapsed. It won’t recover in my lifetime. With his decision to use force against the violent extremists of the Islamic State, President Obama is doing more than to knowingly enter a quagmire. He is doing more than play with the fates of two half-broken countries—Iraq and Syria—whose societies were gutted long before the Americans appeared on the horizon. 20 Sep 2014

CDC: 550,000 Could Contract Ebola Before Outbreak Contained

As the death toll of the largest outbreak of Ebola virus in history hits 2,630, the United States Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is warning that more than half a million people could contract the virus before it is contained, according to a document set for release next week. 20 Sep 2014

John McCain, Elizabeth O'Bagy, and 'Allahu Akbar'

United States Senator John McCain (R-AZ) has long been adamantly in favor of arming the so-called “moderate” rebels in Syria, going as far as equating “Allahu Akbar,” which is an Islamic war cry, with “Thank God” and relying upon discredited analysis to support his foreign policy assessments. 20 Sep 2014

Obama Faces Questions on Prospect of Expanded War

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's military campaign against Islamic State group extremists has already crept beyond the narrow parameters he first outlined three months ago. 20 Sep 2014

Turkey Secures Release of Hostages Held by Islamic State

(Reuters) - Turkish intelligence agents brought 46 hostages seized by Islamic State militants in northern Iraq back to Turkeyon Saturday after more than three months in captivity, in what President Tayyip Erdogan described as a covert rescue operation. 20 Sep 2014

World View: Yemen Violence May Be Proxy Between Iran and Muslim Brotherhood

Violence continued on Friday in Sanaa, the capital city of Yemen, between Houthi militias from north of Sanaa versus Yemen's army backed by pro-government ethnic groups. Houthis have been camped out in Sanaa since mid-August, paralyzing government offices and businesses. The Houthis have been demanding a restoration of fuel subsidies that were cut in July, increasing gasoline prices by 60% or more. 20 Sep 2014

China Seeks Influence in Africa, Pledges Extra $32 Million to Ebola Fight

As early as last April, the World Health Organization (WHO) was warning that the Ebola outbreak in west Africa was the "most chilling" they had seen, and that an international effort would be required to contain it. Following an announcement that the United States would be sending millions in aid to the region, the Chinese government is adding more to its tally. 20 Sep 2014

Iran Sentences 'Happy' Dancers to Prison, 91 Lashes

Iran sentenced the three men and three women who danced to Pharrell’s song “Happy” to one year in prison and 91 lashes. The judge suspended the sentences for three years, but if any of them are arrested again, the government can impose the punishment during that time. 19 Sep 2014

Pope Meets with Armenian President

A Vatican press release confirmed a meeting between Pope Francis and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan Friday morning, during which they paid “special attention” to the plight of “Christian communities and other religious minorities in the area, and to the humanitarian crisis regarding refugees from the affected zones.” 19 Sep 2014

Exclusive: Girl Who Escaped Boko Haram Tells Breitbart Her Tale of Survival

On April 14, 2014, members of the militant Islamist group Boko Haram raided a girls’ school in Chibok, a town in northern Nigeria, and abducted 276 girls between the ages of 17 and 20. In spite of a worldwide outcry and assistance from the United States, the government of Nigeria has been unable to rescue the missing girls.  19 Sep 2014

Breitbart's Dr. Sebastian Gorka: Watching ISIS Beheadings Necessary to 'Know the Enemy'

"To be victorious, you must know the enemy," Warned Breitbart National Security Editor Dr. Sebastian Gorka in a debate yesterday on BBC World Update. While many are questioning the value of allowing Islamic State propaganda-- particularly the gruesome beheadings of UK and US citizens-- to be seen in the public sphere, Dr. Gorka asserts experiencing the horror on film is necessary to understanding the Islamic State. 19 Sep 2014

Iran Sentences Blogger to Death Over Facebook Posts

Iranian blogger Soheil Arabi, 30, was sentenced to death due to numerous Facebook posts that insulted the Prophet Mohammed. One source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran (ICHRI) that Arabi can appeal the verdict on September 20 and he might have a chance to win. 19 Sep 2014

Sierra Leone to Shut Down for 3 Days to Slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food Thursday ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak. 19 Sep 2014

Mexico Boosts Los Cabos Security After Looting

LOS CABOS, Mexico (AP) — Federal police on Thursday vowed to crack down on lawlessness and restore order in the hurricane-stricken resort area of Los Cabos after looting emptied store shelves and unnerved residents who worried their homes could be next. 19 Sep 2014

Congress Backs Obama on Aid to Syrian Rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legislation requested by President Barack Obama authorizing the military to arm and train moderate Syrian rebels fighting Islamic State militants in the Middle East is headed for his signature after a sweeping Senate vote. 19 Sep 2014

UK Journalist Appears as Hostage in ISIS Video

MOSUL, Iraq, Sept. 18 (UPI) -- The Islamic State on Thursday released a video of British journalist John Cantlie, who's been a hostage for nearly two years, delivering a message on behalf of the terror group. 19 Sep 2014

France Strikes Islamic State Group's Depot in Iraq

PARIS (AP) — Joining U.S. forces acting in Iraqi skies, French fighter jets struck Friday against the militant Islamic State group, destroying a logistics depot, Iraqi and French officials said. 19 Sep 2014

UK Remains United After Scotland Referendum

EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — The United Kingdom will stay united. Voters in Scotland resoundingly rejected independence in a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. 19 Sep 2014

Fierce Fighting in Yemeni Capital Kills 120

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Shiite rebels and Sunni militiamen battled in the streets of the Yemeni capital for a second day Friday in fighting that has killed at least 120 people, driven thousands from their homes and virtually shut down the country's main airport. The battles are raising fears of greater sectarian conflict, unseen for decades in Yemen. 19 Sep 2014

PM Modi Says al Qaeda Will Fail in India

(Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country. 19 Sep 2014

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