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Turkey arrests 27 in swoop on anti-Erdogan media

Turkey Police Raids

Turkish police on Sunday arrested the editor of Turkey’s biggest-selling newspaper and 26 others in lightning raids on supporters of a US-based cleric who has become President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s top foe.

Posted: December 15th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Pope asks Muslim leaders to condemn Islamist terror

Pope Francis

Pope Francis on Sunday urged Muslim leaders worldwide to “clearly” condemn terrorism carried out in the name of Islam.

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

ISIS suffer heavy losses in Kobani; capture woman fighter

Mideast Syria Kobani

Islamic State group jihadists battling for control of the Syrian town of Kobani suffered some of their heaviest losses yet in 24 hours of clashes and US-led air strikes, monitors said Sunday.

Posted: December 1st, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Surprise! Islamic State group attacks Kobani from Turkey

Turkey Syria

The Islamic State group launched an attack Saturday on the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey, a Kurdish official and activists said, although Turkey denied that the fighters had used its territory for the raid.

Posted: November 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope urges more Muslim opposition to IS in Turkey

Pope Francis listens to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's speech at the Presidential palace in Ankara, Friday, Nov. 28, 2014. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Pope Francis urged Muslim leaders to condemn the “barbaric violence” being committed in Islam’s name against religious minorities in Iraq and Syria as he arrived in neighboring Turkey Friday for a delicate visit aimed at improving interfaith ties.

Posted: November 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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