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Could ISIS Target the West with Ebola?

Could ISIS Target the West with Ebola?

Military expert says infecting carriers with the virus is remarkably easy - and could be easy to weaponize.Tova Dvorin, 10/10/2014 15:04
Switzerland the Latest Country to Ban ISIS

Switzerland the Latest Country to Ban ISIS

Switzerland announces ban on ISIS and related organizations, prohibiting all activities of the group in the country.Ben Ariel, Canada, 08/10/2014 23:41
Egypt Arrests Recruiters for ISIS

Egypt Arrests Recruiters for ISIS

Egyptian security forces arrest four suspected members of a cell recruiting fighters for the “Islamic State” in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 06/10/2014 05:44
Islam is at War with the Oldest Religions

Islam is at War with the Oldest Religions

Ancient communities will soon be gone as ISIS murders "infidels". Giulio Meotti, 06/10/2014 05:19
Biden Apologizes Again, This Time to UAE

Biden Apologizes Again, This Time to UAE

U.S. Vice President apologizes for comments he made suggesting that the United States’ Arab allies armed and funded terrorists in Syria.Ben Ariel, 06/10/2014 03:14
Parents of American Hostage Plead for His Release

Parents of American Hostage Plead for His Release

Parents of Peter Kassig, an American aid worker held hostage by ISIS, appeal for his release in a statement and video message.Ben Ariel, 05/10/2014 03:32
PM Returns to Israel, Praises 'National Mission'

PM Returns to Israel, Praises 'National Mission'

'I told the truth in the meetings that I held,' Netanyahu notes, summing up eventful Washington trip.Hezki Baruch and Tova Dvorin, 03/10/2014 11:08
Austria Passes New Law on Islam

Austria Passes New Law on Islam

Austria calls for standardized German-language translations of the Koran, prohibits foreign funding of Muslim organizations.Arutz Sheva Staff, 03/10/2014 05:42
ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

ISIS Within a Mile From Baghdad

Christian aid group warns that Islamic State fighters are only a mile away from Iraq's capital.Hillel Fendel, 03/10/2014 02:12
Nasrallah: Our Priority is Fighting Terrorism

Nasrallah: Our Priority is Fighting Terrorism

Hezbollah leader meets Iranian official, says counterterrorism and preserving stability in Lebanon are the group's main priorities.Arutz Sheva Staff, 01/10/2014 03:43
Islamic State Releases 70 Kidnapped Children

Islamic State Releases 70 Kidnapped Children

The “Islamic State” has freed more than 70 Kurdish school children its fighters kidnapped in northern Syria in May.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2014 03:16
Algeria Identifies Suspects in Beheading

Algeria Identifies Suspects in Beheading

Algerian government identifies the suspects in the beheading of Frenchman Hervé Gourde, who was murdered by ISIS-affiliated group.Ben Ariel, 01/10/2014 01:15
Obama, Putin & Rouhani Can Do a Deal On Destroying ISIL

Obama, Putin & Rouhani Can Do a Deal On Destroying ISIL

Two Security Council Resolutions condemning some activities of ISIL – 2170 and 2178 - have already received American and Russian backing, but they have been inadequate. Another is needed. David Singer, 30/09/2014 12:37
Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed

Pentagon: No Evidence Civilians Were Killed

The Pentagon says there is no evidence of any civilian casualties from airstrikes targeting Islamist terrorists in Syria.Arutz Sheva Staff, 30/09/2014 06:46
ISIS Releases New Video of Kidnapped Journalist

ISIS Releases New Video of Kidnapped Journalist

“Islamic State” releases a third video of John Cantlie, in which he criticizes Obama's strategy in Iraq and Syria.Ben Ariel, 30/09/2014 05:15
US War on ISIS Estimated at $780 Million

US War on ISIS Estimated at $780 Million

Staggering estimate only covers past six weeks of fighting, think tank notes. A full war could cost billions.Tova Dvorin, 29/09/2014 22:05
Jordan: We've Secured Our Borders

Jordan: We've Secured Our Borders

After it joins international coalition against IS, Jordan assures residents its borders are safe.Ben Ariel, 29/09/2014 05:42
Erdogan: Turkey Can't Stay Out of Fight Against IS

Erdogan: Turkey Can't Stay Out of Fight Against IS

Turkish President says his country cannot stay out of the international coalition fighting IS, says ground troops may be needed.Arutz Sheva Staff, 29/09/2014 05:16
Head of Al-Nusra Front Warns West: You Will Pay

Head of Al-Nusra Front Warns West: You Will Pay

Head of Al-Nusra Front says airstrikes will not defeat Islamists in Syria, warns against retaliatory attacks against Western countries.Ben Ariel, 29/09/2014 03:12
ISIS Executes Human Rights Activist in Mosul

ISIS Executes Human Rights Activist in Mosul

Samira Salih al-Nuaimi criticized terror group on social media - and a target in the campaign against Mosul's female activists.Tova Dvorin, 28/09/2014 09:41
Saudi FM: Terrorist Orgs. Must be Eliminated

Saudi FM: Terrorist Orgs. Must be Eliminated

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister says the war against extremists in the Middle East may take years.Ben Ariel, 28/09/2014 05:17
FBI Identifies Executioner in ISIS Beheadings

FBI Identifies Executioner in ISIS Beheadings

US claims it has identified so-called 'John of London,' but has not yet released details.Tova Dvorin, 27/09/2014 22:21
Al Qaeda Urges Jihadists to 'Rescue Jihad' from IS

Al Qaeda Urges Jihadists to 'Rescue Jihad' from IS

Too extreme? Al Qaeda leadership denounced ISIS, claims its Caliphate is based on 'oppression' and 'deviation.'Tova Dvorin, 27/09/2014 22:07
France Charges 3 Jihadists Returning from Syria

France Charges 3 Jihadists Returning from Syria

Terrorists include brother-in-law of 2012 Toulouse terrorist Mohammed Merah; Paris rushes to bring men to trial after near-bungle.Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/09/2014 20:22
Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French Hostage

Algerian IS Affiliate Decapitates French Hostage

The Soldiers of the Caliphate release a video showing execution of French hostage.Ben Ariel, Canada, 24/09/2014 20:11
Obama: Israelis Ready to Abandon Peace

Obama: Israelis Ready to Abandon Peace

U.S. President says the status quo in the Arab-Israeli conflict "is not sustainable" as he addresses the UN General Assembly.Elad Benari, Canada, 24/09/2014 18:41
Syrian FM: We Welcome Airstrikes on IS

Syrian FM: We Welcome Airstrikes on IS

Syria's Walid Muallem says his country would welcome foreign airstrikes, as long as they only target terrorist groups such as IS.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2014 06:12
Cameron on IS: Destroy this Evil Organization

Cameron on IS: Destroy this Evil Organization

British Prime Minister says he supports coalition against IS and that everything must be done to destroy it.Arutz Sheva Staff, 24/09/2014 05:16
Rouhani: Airstrikes Against IS Are Illegal

Rouhani: Airstrikes Against IS Are Illegal

Iran’s President says airstrikes by the U.S. and a group of allies against Islamic State (IS) targets in Syria are illegal.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2014 04:13
Nasrallah: We're Against U.S. Campaign

Nasrallah: We're Against U.S. Campaign

Hezbollah leader declares the group is against the intervention of the United States in Syria, since it supports "terrorist state" Israel.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2014 02:14
Family of Hostage Receives Message from Him

Family of Hostage Receives Message from Him

The family of British hostage Alan Henning, kidnapped by IS, say they have received an audio file of him pleading for his life.Ben Ariel, 24/09/2014 01:15
Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Extremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 23/09/2014 09:28
U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against IS in Syria

U.S. Begins Airstrikes Against IS in Syria

Pentagon spokesman says American airstrikes against IS targets are under way in Syria, provides no further details.Arutz Sheva Staff, 23/09/2014 05:44
Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

Algeria: IS Splinter Group Kidnaps French Citizen

French man appears in a video and claims he was kidnapped by an Algeria-based “Islamic State” splinter group, the Caliphate Soldiers.Ben Ariel, 23/09/2014 01:14
US: American Islamist Terrorists Have Returned

US: American Islamist Terrorists Have Returned

Obama administration concedes citizens' involvement with ISIS, Al Qaeda for the first time as concern over homegrown terror grows.Tova Dvorin, 22/09/2014 21:59
Australia Joins US Airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq

Australia Joins US Airstrikes on ISIS in Iraq

Hours after IS threatens Australian civilians with death, Canberra says it will physically join the fight against Islamist extremists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 22/09/2014 20:02
IS Calls to Kill Westerners, Defeat Obama

IS Calls to Kill Westerners, Defeat Obama

'Islamic State' terrorist group calls on Muslims to kill random 'disbelieving Americans or Europeans', singles out 'filthy French'.Tova Dvorin, 22/09/2014 17:46
Dempsey: Arabs Should Join Campaign Against IS

Dempsey: Arabs Should Join Campaign Against IS

Gen. Martin Dempsey says the success of the campaign against IS depends on getting more Arab help.Ben Ariel, 22/09/2014 04:15
Ex-Marine Corps Head: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doomed

Ex-Marine Corps Head: Obama's ISIS Strategy Doomed

Marine General (ret.) James Conway: Obama’s strategy doesn’t have ‘a snowball’s chance in hell of succeeding.’Arutz Sheva staff, 21/09/2014 17:08
Pope Francis: 'Religion Cannot Justify Violence'

Pope Francis: 'Religion Cannot Justify Violence'

Holy See makes reference to Islamist extremism in trip to Albania to promote religious tolerance.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/09/2014 15:07
Sisi: Egypt Willing to Help Coalition Against IS

Sisi: Egypt Willing to Help Coalition Against IS

Egypt's President says Cairo would do "whatever is required" to help the U.S.-led coalition against the “Islamic State”.Ben Ariel, 21/09/2014 06:21
Family of Kidnapped Man Asks IS to Release Him

Family of Kidnapped Man Asks IS to Release Him

The family of British hostage Alan Henning makes a dramatic appeal for his release.Ben Ariel, 21/09/2014 03:52
German Muslims Rally Against Extremism

German Muslims Rally Against Extremism

Four main Muslim groups protest Islamist extremism, hate crimes of all kinds Friday after 'Sharia Police' debut in German countryside.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2014 12:39
Senate Approves Obama's Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

Senate Approves Obama's Plan to Arm Syrian Rebels

U.S. Senate approves plan to train and arm Syrian rebel groups to fight the “Islamic State”, a day after the House passed the measure.Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/09/2014 04:12
Harper: CA Stands By Israel 'Through Fire, Water'

Harper: CA Stands By Israel 'Through Fire, Water'

Stephen Harper says international community's push for Canada, world to be 'ambivalent' on Israel is 'wrong.'Dalit Halevy and Tova Dvorin, 18/09/2014 23:02
Second US Citizen Charged for Attempting to Aid IS

Second US Citizen Charged for Attempting to Aid IS

Yemenite native allegedly helped 'wannabe jihadists' travel to Syria to join group, threatened terror attacks against US veterans.Tova Dvorin, 17/09/2014 19:55
White House Insists: No Ground Forces in Iraq

White House Insists: No Ground Forces in Iraq

Despite comments by General Dempsey, White House spokesman insists the U.S. will not deploy ground forces against IS in Iraq.Ben Ariel, 17/09/2014 05:13
Iranian Commander: U.S. Not Sincere About IS

Iranian Commander: U.S. Not Sincere About IS

The commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guards doubtful that the real objective of the United States against the IS is to eliminate the group.Ben Ariel, 17/09/2014 04:42
Al-Qaeda Promises 'Dark Days' for IS Coalition

Al-Qaeda Promises 'Dark Days' for IS Coalition

Al-Qaeda’s branches in Yemen and North Africa call for jihadists to unite against the common threat from a U.S.-led coalition.Ben Ariel, 17/09/2014 04:16
U.S. Expands Action Against IS in Iraq

U.S. Expands Action Against IS in Iraq

U.S. airstrikes in Iraq target six vehicles near Sinjar and an IS fighting position southwest of Baghdad.Ben Ariel, 16/09/2014 05:45
Khamenei: U.S. Has 'Dirty Hands'

Khamenei: U.S. Has 'Dirty Hands'

Iran’s Supreme Leader says his country rejected a U.S. request for cooperation against the “Islamic State”.Ben Ariel, 16/09/2014 05:12
Hezbollah: We Won't Leave Syria

Hezbollah: We Won't Leave Syria

Hezbollah official says the threat from the Islamic State means there "is a great need for Hezbollah to remain in Syria".Ben Ariel, 16/09/2014 03:13
Report: Arab Countries Offer Airstrikes on IS

Report: Arab Countries Offer Airstrikes on IS

Several Arab countries have offered to carry out airstrikes against the Islamic State, according to senior State Department officials.Ben Ariel, 15/09/2014 05:12
UN Condemns Murder of British Aid Worker

UN Condemns Murder of British Aid Worker

Security Council condemns the "heinous and cowardly murder" of British aid worker David Haines by IS terrorists.Arutz Sheva Staff, 15/09/2014 04:13
Kerry: Egypt Has 'Frontline' Role against Islamism

Kerry: Egypt Has 'Frontline' Role against Islamism

US Secretary of State meets Al-Sisi to gain support for a broad coalition of countries to fight IS.Arutz Sheva, 13/09/2014 19:43
Rebels: 'Total War' on IS Unlikely to Reach Israel

Rebels: 'Total War' on IS Unlikely to Reach Israel

In rare interview to Israeli media, rebel leader pledges to fight IS face-to-face - and dismisses concerns over conflict reaching the Golan.Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 12/09/2014 23:41
Rivlin: Israel Has a 'Responsibility' to Fight IS

Rivlin: Israel Has a 'Responsibility' to Fight IS

President Reuven Rivlin says fight against ISIS is 'complicated,' but vital in terms of 'global responsibility.'Tova Dvorin, Chicago, 12/09/2014 18:13