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WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO - New video surfaces of Islamic State mass execution of 220 Syrian soldiers

WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO - New video surfaces of Islamic State mass execution of 220 Syrian soldiers Watch

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A new video of Islamic State atrocities has surfaced. In this graphic video, Islamic State fighters execute 220 Syrian soldiers en masse.

U.S. step up pressure on Islamic State's illicit oil sales

U.S. step up pressure on Islamic State's illicit oil sales Watch

Middle East

The U.S. Treasury Department says that it plans to step up pressure on the extremist group's illicit oil sales. An integral part of U.S. ...

Beheadings? Par for the course in Saudi Arabian courts

Beheadings? Par for the course in Saudi Arabian courts Watch

Middle East

While the on-camera beheadings James Foley and Steven Sotloff by Islamic State jihadists provoked global outrage, the practice remains a routine ...

Islamic State can muster 'between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria'

Islamic State can muster 'between 20,000 and 31,500 fighters across Iraq and Syria' Watch

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The figures are alarming. At onetime presupposed to only number at 10,000, latest CIA estimates now say that the militant jihadist group Islamic ...

COME PLAY WITH US? Islamic State teaching their kids how to behead yours

COME PLAY WITH US? Islamic State teaching their kids how to behead yours Watch

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There are a lot of tragedies in Islamic State held territory because tens of thousands of people have been brutally killed. There have been other ...

Islamic State Jihadist put SWORD to her throat, she refused to renounce Christian faith

Islamic State Jihadist put SWORD to her throat, she refused to renounce Christian faith Watch

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Blade at her neck, 54-year-old Iraqi Christian Khiria Al-Kas Isaac told her attacker that she would rather die than give up her Christian faith. ...

Teenage Yazidi girl tells of horrific ordeal as Islamic State sex slave

Teenage Yazidi girl tells of horrific ordeal as Islamic State sex slave Watch

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A teenage Iraqi girl, a member of the Yazidi minority has described in horrific detail her life as an Islamic State sex slave. Abused on a ...

SEND IN THE DRONES: Predator drones flown over IS headquarters in Syria

SEND IN THE DRONES: Predator drones flown over IS headquarters in Syria Watch

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The United States has begun to ratchet up the tension against Islamic State. Predator drones are currently being flown over the IS' Syrian ...

Democrats and Republicans agree that the Islamic State must be stopped!

Democrats and Republicans agree that the Islamic State must be stopped! Watch

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The Pentagon has revealed that as of September 8 it has conducted 148 airstrikes against Islamic State militants who are rampaging across Iraq ...

Islamists Occupy Churches in Nigeria: ISIL and Boko Haram Hate Christians, Must be Confronted

Islamists Occupy Churches in Nigeria: ISIL and Boko Haram Hate Christians, Must be Confronted Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

While news reports give us the gruesome details of the Islamic State beheading one more American journalist in the land which was once a part of ...

Steven Sotloff beheading video, uncensored (WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Steven Sotloff beheading video, uncensored (WARNING GRAPHIC VIDEO)

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The Islamic State has executed another hostage, this time beheading American journalist Steven Sotloff. A video has been released of the incident, ...

Paul Bhatti, Brother of Martyr Shabhaz Bhatti, Urges Pope Francis to Visit Persecuted Christians in Pakistan

Paul Bhatti, Brother of Martyr Shabhaz Bhatti, Urges Pope Francis to Visit Persecuted Christians in Pakistan Watch

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By Deacon Keith A Fournier

The world should pause once again to consider the Christian heroism shown by Shabhaz Bhatti in 2011. At the time, Shahbaz Bhatti was the only ...

NEW DISTURBING ISIS FOOTAGE: Young child in full terror garb seen shooting an AK47

NEW DISTURBING ISIS FOOTAGE: Young child in full terror garb seen shooting an AK47 Watch

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A masked child shown firing an AK47 assault rifle while shouting Islamic slogans in Syria is just the latest in a long stream of shocking and ...

CATHOLIC ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Islamic State infiltrating North Africa

CATHOLIC ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Islamic State infiltrating North Africa Watch

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By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant, known as ISIL or IS was created last year in the wake of the multinational war against Syria. They ...

'We are facing a terrorist monster:' U.N. to investigate IS' crimes against humanity

'We are facing a terrorist monster:' U.N. to investigate IS' crimes against humanity Watch

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The United Nations will be sending investigators to Iraq to examine crimes being committed by Islamic State fighters committed on "an ...

Pope Francis thanks Gaza's sole Catholic priest; tells him to 'have courage'

Pope Francis thanks Gaza's sole Catholic priest; tells him to 'have courage' Watch

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Father Jorge Hernandez, the Gaza Strip's sole Catholic parish met with Pope Francis at the Vatican, thanking him for his support of those ...

Islamic puritans threaten dissent in Saudi kingdom, asking King Abdullah to DESTROY the tomb of MOHAMED!

Islamic puritans threaten dissent in Saudi kingdom, asking King Abdullah to DESTROY the tomb of MOHAMED! Watch

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A recommendation from Saudi clerics to Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah is creating controversy in the powerful Middle-Eastern kingdom. The proposal, set ...

World 'cannot keep silent about the existence of the so-called ISIS,' patriarchs declare

World 'cannot keep silent about the existence of the so-called ISIS,' patriarchs declare Watch

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Meeting at the Maronite Catholic patriarchate at Bkerke, north of Beirut, Catholic and Orthodox patriarchs convened for a special summit to ...

U.S., Europe next on Islamic State's list to attack, Saudi king warns

U.S., Europe next on Islamic State's list to attack, Saudi king warns Watch

Middle East

As the world grows more appalled by the day about the inhumanities conducted by the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, Saudi Arabia's King ...

Fleeing imminent death, three million Syrians now registered in other countries.  That's half the population of Syria.

Fleeing imminent death, three million Syrians now registered in other countries. That's half the population of Syria. Watch

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"The Syrian crisis has become the biggest humanitarian emergency of our era, yet the world is failing to meet the needs of refugees and the ...

Yazidi women held prisoners by IS sold as sex slaves, jihadist brides

Yazidi women held prisoners by IS sold as sex slaves, jihadist brides Watch

Middle East

In just the latest devaluation of humanity in the ongoing war in Iraq and Syria, hundreds of Yazidi women being held prisoner by Islamic State ...

Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria

Second American confirmed killed fighting for ISIS in Syria Watch

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A father-of-nine from Minneapolis has become the second confirmed American jihadi to die fighting for ISIS in Syria. Twenty-nine-year-old ...

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings

Children forced by IS to watch shootings, beheadings Watch

Middle East

Children in both Iraq and Syria are being forced to watch as IS beheads or shoots its victims at close range. According to a United Nations ...

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Video shows rows of bodies as 250 Syrian soldiers DEATH MARCHED, forced to chant praises to their executioners before being killed (Warning: PHOTOS)

Middle East

The Islamic State has committed another atrocity, this time murdering as many as 250 Syrian soldiers following a half-naked death-march across the ...

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide'

Islamic State invasion 'pure and simple religious cleansing and attempted genocide' Watch

Middle East

Syriac Catholic Patriarch Ignace Joseph III Younan has returned from the Kurdish region of Iraq, and what he has seen has been harrowing indeed. ...

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory'

Gaza ceasefire holds: Israeli PM Netanyahu says war in Gaza ended in 'victory' Watch

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Saying that the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement was "hit hard and got none of its demands," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ...

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel

Would you drink this? 3,000 year old wine found in Israel Watch

Middle East

A new excavation of a Bronze Age palace in Israel has revealed a massive wine cellar filled with a collection of over 40 large vessels that each ...

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met

Islamic State threatens to execute U.S. woman if ransom demands not met Watch

Middle East

The Islamic State is threatening to execute a 26-year-old American woman if it does not receive $6.6 million in ransom. Remaining unidentified, ...