Russia warns France over warship delivery

Russia warns France over warship delivery - November 14, 2014 (PressTV)
Russia has warned France of “serious” consequences should Paris fail to deliver a Mistral-class assault warship by the end of the month, a report says.

ISIS ‘to set up Islamic Caliphate in Sinai’

ISIS ‘to set up Islamic Caliphate in Sinai’ - November 03, 2014 (ANSAmed)
The Islamic State (ISIS) has issued a statement saying that an Islamic Caliphate will be established in the Sinai, calling it the “first step towards the invasion of Jerusalem”.

Erdogan says Muslims, not Columbus, discovered Americas

Erdogan says Muslims, not Columbus, discovered Americas - November 15, 2014 (AFP)
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday that the Americas were discovered by Muslims in the 12th century, nearly three centuries before Christopher Columbus set foot there.

Five worshippers killed in attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Five worshippers killed in attack on Jerusalem synagogue - November 18, 2014 (The Guardian)
Five Israelis were killed and eight more wounded in a frenzied assault by two Palestinian men on Jewish worshippers praying at a Jerusalem synagogue in the most lethal incident in the city in years.

US group CAIR named terrorist organization by United Arab Emirates

US group CAIR named terrorist organization by United Arab Emirates - November 17, 2014 (FOX News)
The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) was one of 82 groups around the world designated terrorist organizations by the United Arab Emirates, placing it in the company of Al Qaeda, Islamic State and others.

Senior Intel officer removed after controversial comments on China

Senior Intel officer removed after controversial comments on China - November 10, 2014 (Navy Times)
A senior Navy intelligence leader whose provocative comments this year about Chinese bellicosity stirred an international controversy has been shelved in the wake of an investigation into his conduct.

Ten Indian women die and dozens critical after mass sterilization

Ten Indian women die and dozens critical after mass sterilization - November 11, 2014 (The Telegraph)
Ten women have died in India and dozens more are in hospital, many in a critical condition after a state-run mass sterilization, a local official said Tuesday.

Common Core Boosts Homeschooling

Common Core Boosts Homeschooling - November 08, 2014 (Truth in Academia)
“Home-school growth in North Carolina has surged the past two school years. There was a net gain of 7,603 home schools in the 2013-14 school year with a projected net enrollment increase of 10,194 students.”

New idea to defeat ISIS: call it something else

New idea to defeat ISIS: call it something else - October 28, 2014 (CNS News)
A global effort to counter claims by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) that it is acting in the name of Islam must include a counter-narrative that highlights “our profound respect” for the religion, the administration’s point man in the anti-ISIS coalition said this week.

Russia’s bombers to conduct regular patrols, ranging from the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico

Russia’s bombers to conduct regular patrols, ranging from the Arctic to the Gulf of Mexico - November 12, 2014 (Canada News)
In a show of military muscle amid tensions with the West, Russia will send long-range strategic bombers on regular patrol missions across the globe, from the Arctic Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico, a top official said Wednesday.

ISIS Snuffs Out Ancient Christianity

ISIS Snuffs Out Ancient Christianity - November 01, 2014 (Gatestone Institute)
During the Islamic State’s June invasion and consolidation of Mosul, Iraq–where Christians have been present since the first century—numerous atrocities against them were committed. Accordingly, the region is now reportedly empty of Christian presence.

The End of Evangelical Support for Israel?

The End of Evangelical Support for Israel? - November 03, 2014 (Jerusalem Channel)
The days of taking evangelical support for Israel for granted are over. As they are increasingly confronted with an evangelical-friendly, anti-Israel narrative, more and more of these Christians are turning against the Jewish state.