People everywhere are questioning why Americans, who supposedly hail freedom and good will toward mankind, are backing one of the most radical sects of Islam in the world.
(Alwaght News) - Praising Saudi Arabia for implementing the US policy in the West Asian region, General Charles Brown, the Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, has hailed the Saudi-led coalition's operations against the Yemeni people.
Brown has noted that the US Air Force was working with the Saudi forces in terms of training.
Should the IRGC launch such an operation to liberate the holy al-Aqsa mosque from the Zionist occupation, it would mean that the long-awaited freedom of Palestine is finally achieved.
(TEHRAN) - The Iranian Revolutionary Guard have held a military drill under the title of “toward al-Quds” as a replica of the Dome of the Rock was liberated in the mock war game.
Thousands of elite paramilitary forces simulated the capture of the holy al-Aqsa mosque from Israeli hegemony. The exercise was held on Friday in the holy city of Qom where 120 brigades of Basiji staged a mock takeover of the holy site.
A 36,000-liter tanker of crude oil sells for 10 to 12 thousand dollars.
(SALEM, Ore.) - An informed source recently announced that the Islamic State terrorist group (ISIS) hosted an informal team of Chinese oil experts with their related equipment to manage its oil operations in ISIS controlled territory.
Based on the report, a 15-member Chinese expert team who are said to have been offered sizable salaries, entered Tal Afar in coordination with the Islamic Leadership Council.
(CHICAGO) - 17-year old Laquan McDonald was shot 16 times by a Chicago police officer in October 2014 and the police dashcam video was released Tuesday.
A judge had ordered the city to release the disturbing video by Wednesday, but a version was leaded to ABC7 Chicago Eyewitness News on Tuesday morning, so the Chicago police moved up the scheduled release.
The region is averaging two local disaster responses every day.
(PORTLAND, Ore.) - Red Cross volunteers in the Cascades Region responded to 14 incidents this past weekend, starting Friday evening in southeast Portland and culminating with seven home fire responses on Monday across Clark, Jefferson, Josephine, Lane, Multnomah, Polk and Washington counties.
The Red Cross provided support to more than three dozen people and pets, to meet basic immediate needs such as temporary lodging, food, medical support, clothing and personal hygiene items.
Anyone with information, please contact Salem Police Detective VanDeKoppel 503-588-6050 ext 7153.
(SALEM, Ore.) - The suspect entered the store and walked around for a short time before approaching the pharmacy. He produced a note demanding narcotics and indicated he had a weapon, although no weapon was actually seen.
The suspect is described as a white male adult, wearing a dark colored welder style hat, sunglasses and dark clothing.
More than 30 boxes of money and jewels were confiscated from the home of Eldar Mahmudov.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Eldar Mahmudov, who was been stripped of ministry by decree of Azerbaijan President Ilham Aliyev, has been placed under house arrest.
Alyiev dismissed Mahmudov after his return from a recent trip to Russia. As reported by Musavat news center, Russian Intelligence had revealed confidential documents about Mahmudov secretly assisting Israeli Intelligence.
(SALEM, Ore.) - "Our Deputies had a lot of very difficult conversations this last week with families who have lost loved ones or who had loved ones seriously injured in motor vehicle crashes.
"Please before you put the key into the ignition think of your family and the people you share the road with. Remember seat belt on, cell phones down, eyes up and hands on the wheel," said Marion County Traffic Safety Team Sergeant Todd Moquin.
91 percent of U.S. college campuses report zero incidents of rape, domestic and dating violence, and stalking.
(WASHINGTON) - For the first time this year, because of new reporting requirements passed in the 2013 Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act (VAWA), campuses are now providing data on dating violence, domestic violence, and stalking in addition to rape statistics.
And yet, in each of these new categories only 9–11 percent of campuses disclosed at least one reported incident in 2014.
Any specialized education in any discipline cannot be forced onto a child.
(ISLAMABAD) - After the recent Paris, attack, I had a chance to speak on TV live show on Roze TV, “Debate with Nasir”. I was among the three panelists, one political analyst Jan Achakzi and another was a journalist.
Unfortunately instead of criticizing those attacks in Paris and this type of terror activities in the world, those two were arguing in the favor of terrorist and giving reasons.
"Both sides have to take steps to improve confidence. Turkey and Israel lost a lot of confidence, and at one point it seemed as if there was animosity between the two countries" - Amira Oron, Israeli Foreign Ministry
(SALEM, Ore.) - Israeli-Turkish relations are undergoing a normalization process, which has been sparked - at least in part - by changes in the Foreign Ministry, Israeli Charge D'Affairs Amira Oron revealed.
"We are currently in an ongoing process and it is a positive step towards the future," she stated in an interview with the Daily Sabah.
A leading contemporary Muslim intellectual said that the Saudis have turned Mecca into Disneyland.
(SALEM, Ore.) - A London-based scholar and public intellectual who specializes in Muslim thought and who conducted research for 40 years at the University of Jeddah on the pilgrimage was quoted in French newspaper Le Bon as: “The Saudis have turned Mecca into Disneyland.”
Though the city has been remade again and again in the image of whatever power was dominant at the time, its current custodians, who look to Houston as a model, have done more harm than any predecessors.
A report indicates that elements who were behind of fire were identified through an entrance camera.
(SALEM, Ore.) - Sahafah.net Saudi intelligence preliminary research shows that Kuwait intelligence service was behind fire at Aramco residential Complex in Saudi Arabia that has killed and injured hundreds of people.
The report adding that elements who were behind of fire were initially identified through reviewing the complex entrance camera.
Rivlin acknowledged his own differences with Netanyahu.
(SALEM, Ore.) - According to the Israeli news source Haaretz, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin says he has not met with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for nearly two months and they exhausted their differences on everything to do in an interview with Israel’s Army Radio.
“I meet with the prime minister regularly once a month, but over the past two months we did not get to meet and until things are removed from the agenda..."
Security cooperation is undoubtedly very important for Egypt
(SALEM, Ore.) - According to the Jerusalem Post, Israel-Egypt ties have never been better, but the situation in Egypt and the lack of progress in resolving the Israel-Palestinian conflict has thus far prevented a visit by Sisi to the Jewish state.
Relations between Egypt and Israel are at their “best,” perhaps the best they’ve ever been, because of ongoing security coordination, a high-level Egyptian source said.
Hamas gained power through its bold resistance movement against Israel.
(GAZA STRIP) - The Commander of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Muhammed al-Deif, says some Hamas leaders strongly oppose the proposed Israeli-Palestinian truce, and they also declared that in case of acceptance of the truce, Khaled Meshaal shall be responsible for the consequences.
According to the report, Hamas leaders believe that the resistance movement wouldn't be allowed to carry or use arms, but only symbolically.