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Iran Stalls With West As Its Nuclear Program Develops
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani told the visiting head of the UN nuclear watchdog said Tehran's long-range missile program will not be discussed as part of talks aimed at resolving a decade-long nuclear dispute. Meanwhile, Iran's foreign minister did not believe a final-status agreement would be made with the West by the time the next deadline comes in four months. [ No Comments ]

Islamic State Continues to Massacre Scores in Iraq and Syria, Loses Control of Mosul Dam
The Islamic State continued to massacre scores of 'infidels' in its 'caliphate' over the weekend as U.S. lawmakers called on President Obama to expand military operations against the jihadist organization. Over the weekend, President Obama informed Congress that he authorized U.S. airstrikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam. On Sunday Kurdish forces, with the aid of over two dozen U.S. and Iraqi airstrikes, were able to retake control of Iraq's largest dam from IS jihadists, who captured the dam less than two weeks ago. [ 1 Comment ]

Ukraine Crisis: Separatists Trained in Russia
One of the top rebel leaders in eastern Ukraine claims that his forces have recently received 1,200 fighters who had undergone training in Russia. The claim came during a speech to leading rebels, apparently recorded on Friday and posted to YouTube by a pro-separatist media outlet. His language suggested the men had already crossed the border. [ No Comments ]

Ebola Threatens West Africa, Airlines Halt Flights
As Ebola continues to threaten West Africa, officials claim it will take up to six months to contain the outbreak. Liberian authorities have now quarantined entire villages it claims is the 'epicenter' of the virus and expanded its Ebola treatment centers throughout its capital of Monrovia. Meanwhile, two more airlines halted flights to the capitals of Liberia and Sierra Leone. The World Health Organization admitted the official death toll of 1,145 in the region "vastly underestimates the magnitude of the outbreak." [ No Comments ]

Islamic State Changes Tactics, Closing in on Aleppo
The Islamic State continues to capture towns on its way to Aleppo, Syria's largest city, which now stands less than 50 kilometers away. Meanwhile, limited U.S. airstrikes have caused jihadists of the Islamic State to change their military tactics, instead of operating as an army with conventional formations, they are now acting like insurgents and mixing in with civilians to disguise their maneuvers making it harder to strike them. [ 3 Comments ]


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Latest Israel News
Ceasefire Extended by 24 Hours
A five-day ceasefire in Gaza which ended last night was extended by another 24 hours, at Egypt's request. [ No Comments ]


Deadline Looms at Midnight as Hamas Threatens 'War of Attrition', Israel Will Respond in Full Force to any Hamas strikes
Israeli and Palestinian delegations restarted indirect talks in Cairo over the weekend, however Israeli officials were skeptical a truce could be reached by Monday's midnight deadline. Over the weekend, Hamas threatened a "war of attrition" if its demands were not met. Meanwhile, Israel threatened "harsh strikes" if Hamas broke the ceasefire with any type of fire against the Jewish state and Israeli officials said "quiet and security' will be restored 'one way or another.' [ No Comments ]


Israel Cabinet Convenes to Discuss Cease-Fire Negotiations
The security cabinet convened in Tel Aviv on Friday morning to discuss the cease-fire agreement and negotiations taking place between Israel and the Palestinians in Cairo, the Jerusalem Post reported. [ No Comments ]



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Latest U.S. News
Riots Continue to Break Out, Governor Orders Curfew, Feds Take Over Investigation
Over the weekend in cities throughout the United States, demonstrators marched in solidarity with Missouri protesters over the killing of Michael Brown, a unarmed black teenager, who was shot by a police officer. Despite a curfew imposed by the Missouri governor, one person was critically injured after being shot, and seven others arrested as clashes continued to break out over the weekend in Ferguson, Missouri. A private autopsy revealed the teen was shot six times, including two in the head, as the Justice Department ordered a second autopsy into the teenager's death as the FBI took over the investigation. [ 1 Comment ]


Militarization of Police Stuns America (Video)
As photos of heavily armed police officers in full combat gear squared off against protesters in the small suburban town of Ferguson, Missouri, America got a sobering wake up call of the militarization of its local police forces. Since 2006, U.S. police departments have acquired 93,763 machine guns, 432 mine-resistant trucks, over 500 aircraft and hundreds of thousands of ammunition magazines, all provided by the U.S. military with the help of Congress. [ 1 Comment ]


Same-Sex Marriage in Virginia Takes Effect on Aug. 20 Unless Supreme Court Intervenes
A federal appeals court on Wednesday cleared the way for same-sex marriages to be performed in Virginia as soon as next week, denying a request to stay its ruling striking down the state’s ban on the unions. [ 1 Comment ]


Despite Record Tax Revenues, Gov't Runs $460B Deficit
Inflation-adjusted federal tax revenues hit a record $2,469,178,000,000 for the first 10 months of fiscal year this July, but the federal government still ran a $460,450,000,000 deficit during that time. [ No Comments ]


Obama Administration's Release of Illegal Immigrants Unlawful, Audit Finds
The Obama administration violated the law when it released thousands of illegal immigrants last February, more than 600 of whom had criminal records, according to an internal audit released Tuesday that blamed the problem on poor planning and bad leadership from Washington. [ No Comments ]



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Latest Christian News
Iran Claims Pastor 'Waging War Against God'
An Iranian pastor has been charged with "waging war against God," a crime punishable by death, according to BarnabasAid. [ No Comments ]

IRS Would Lose in Court Battle Against Churches, NRB Says
After the Internal Revenue Service agreed to investigate pastors that preach political speech, the president of the National Religious Broadcasters churches said churches would win their case against the IRS if the government agency revoked their tax-exempt status. [ No Comments ]

India: ICC Helps Restore Razed Church
Radical Hindu nationalists run rampant across India, damaging churches at an alarming rate. [ 1 Comment ]

Islamic State Threatens U.S. Pastor in Iranian Jail
Pastor Saeed Abedini is facing death threats from members of the Islamic State who are incarcerated in the same Iranian prison where Abedini is being held, according to CBN. [ 1 Comment ]

Atheists vs. High School over Team Prayer, Bible Verses
Atheists are hounding a high school football team that prays and posts scripture on team stationary, claiming both violates the separation of church and state. [ No Comments ]

Five Year Old Son of Anglican Vicar of Baghdad Cut in Half by Islamic State Jihadists
The five-year-old son of a founding member of Baghdad's Anglican church was cut in two during an attack on the Christian town of Qaraqosh by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, according to the Anglican Communion News Service. [ 11 Comments ]

Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls Found?
U.S. aerial imagery over northeastern Nigeria has recently detected large groups of girls being held in remote locations, raising hopes they are from the group of young women abducted by Boko Haram from a boarding school back on April 14, according to International Christian Concern. [ No Comments ]

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