Pope Francis to visit NYC in September 2015

Pope Francis to visit NYC in September 2015

BY MICHAEL RICONDA New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan and Mayor Bill DeBlasio both confirmed on Monday that Pope Francis I will visit New York City in the Fall of 2015, the first such visit by the popular pontiff. The stop is likely to be one of several planned for major cities on the East Coast, […]

The Islamic State of Cyberspace: ISIS’s online recruiting efforts hurting the West

The Islamic State of Cyberspace: ISIS’s online recruiting efforts hurting the West

BY ADAM LUCENTE Syria and Iraq are not the only territories in which ISIS is wreaking havoc: their presence on social media is now infamous as well. Naturally, the terror army’s online media organs are constantly being shutdown, perhaps at the behest of western authorities. Utilizing Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, online magazines, file sharing sites, forums […]

ISIL: STRAIGHT FROM HELL

ISIL: STRAIGHT FROM HELL

ISIL militants claim to have executed captured American reporter Militants with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) released a propaganda video on Tuesday showing the execution of a man purported to be American photojournalist James Wright Foley, who went missing in Syria in 2012. The video showed a kneeling man in an […]

Iraq political crisis deepens as Maliki slams president, resists calls to resign

As Iraq’s government forces continue to battle Sunni militants in the country’s north and west with the help of American airstrikes, the country’s parallel political crises deepened Sunday as embattled Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki resisted calls to step down and accused the new president of violating Iraq’s constitution. In a nationally televised speech Sunday evening, […]

Kerry in Afghanistan to meet feuding candidates, after general’s murder

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry flew to Afghanistan late Thursday on an unannounced visit to press the country’s two feuding presidential candidates on the urgency of ending a bitter dispute over June elections and forming a new government by early September. Kerry’s visit comes as the election results are being audited in a process […]

Obama authorizes airstrikes in Iraq

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if Islamic militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq. He also has announced that the military carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid Thursday to Iraqi religious minorities threatened by the extremists. “Today America is coming to help,” […]