23 September 2014 16:42
Nearly a dozen civilians have been killed in airstrikes carried out by the US military and its “partner nation forces” against targets inside the Syrian territory.
The so-called Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that at least 11 people including four children were killed in the airstrikes in the northern province of Aleppo.
The aerial attacks also targeted areas in...
23 September 2014 16:40
The number of homeless children is rising in the United States and a record number of American students enrolled in public schools were homeless last year, according to data by the US government.
Approximately1.3 million homeless children were enrolled in US schools in the 2012-2013 school year, an increase of 8 percent from the previous school year, statistics released by the...
23 September 2014 16:32
Following combined US-Arab airstrikes against ISIL in Syria, the US chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says terrorist attacks against Americans will not go unanswered.
"We wanted to make sure that ISIL knew they have no safe haven, and we certainly achieved that," Army Gen. Martin Dempsey told reporters on Tuesday.
He added that US jets carried out the...
23 September 2014 10:23
The US is exploiting the threat from the ISIL terrorist group to maintain control of Iraq’s oil resources and benefit the arms industry, an anti-war activist in Maine says.
“It seems obvious to me that the United States is using ISIS or ISIL as a way to continue to stay involved in the Middle East,” said Bruce Gagnon, the Coordinator of...
23 September 2014 8:26
Informed sources strongly rejected the allegations by Washington officials that they have discussed fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) Takfiri terrorist group during the nuclear talks in New York, stressing that the negotiations only focused on nuclear issues.
"The ongoing negotiations with the American side are within the framework of the talks with the Group 5+1...
23 September 2014 8:25
Hundreds of protesters have gathered in the Wall Street financial district in New York City to call attention to capitalism's impact on climate change.
On Monday afternoon, the climate change demonstrators clashed with the police in Lower Manhattan as they struggled to push through barricades cordoning off the Wall Street.
The protesters had marched up Broadway toward the New York Stock Exchange...
23 September 2014 6:47
Former US defense secretary Leon Panetta has said that President Barack Obama’s mishandling of the situation in Syria resulted in the rising ISIL crisis.
Panetta said that Obama failed to provide Syrian rebels with arms far earlier so they could fight ISIL terrorists.
“I think in part, we pay the price for not doing that in what we see happening with...
23 September 2014 6:34
The United States and its allies have started airstrikes against the ISIL terrorist group in Syria, the Pentagon says.
"I can confirm that US military and partner nation forces are undertaking military action against ISIL terrorists in Syria using a mix of fighter, bomber and Tomahawk Land Attack Missiles," Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement issued on...
23 September 2014 6:29
US President Barack Obama will be welcoming Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to the White House for the first time in seven months.
The announcement about the October 1 meeting was made by the White House National Security Council spokeswoman on Monday night.
Caitlin Hayden said that the meeting will likely highlight the US-Israeli division over the Iranian negotiations.
22 September 2014 22:11
Iraq's Hezbollah Battalions complained that US warplanes have intentionally bombarded the positions of the Iraqi army and the volunteer forces in the Northern Babil province for the second time in the last month on the pretext of targeting ISIL strongholds.
"The intentional bombing of armed forces and popular forces shows wicked intentions of the US and the international cover-up of this...
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