Islamic terrorists under the banner of ISIS continue their campaign of mayhem and murder against Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq.
Back in 2011 President Obama assured the American people that all was well in Iraq. All is not well in Iraq.
Two battalions of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) are reported to be operating in Iraq to combat the offensive campaign being waged by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) against the Iraqi government. In late June, a spokesman for ISIS announced that it was shortening its name to the Islamic State and would rule its territory as a Sunni Muslim caliphate overseen by its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The Islamic State, an al-Qaeda offshoot, has seized much of northern Iraq since June.
After the United Nations was caught last month giving rockets found at UN “schools” in Gaza to the terrorist group Hamas, the UN’s top “human rights” bureaucrat accused Israel of perpetrating possible “war crimes” — for, among other actions, refusing to share with Hamas its Iron Dome defense technology that protects Israeli territory and civilians from Arab missile attacks. The widely criticized UN official’s accusation, made in a press conference about the ongoing conflict, prompted a mixture of ridicule and outrage around the world. Now, the dictator-dominated global outfit is pushing for international prosecutions of Israeli officials, too.
Two U.S. medical missionaries are in grave condition as a deadly Ebola plague storms across West Africa.