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Why Isis fights

For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish border and the deserts of Iraq, which hardly seemed likely to shape the fate of nations. A weathered sign at its entrance said 4,000 people lived there, most of …

Middle East

The 70s Porno Makeover for Pro-ISIS Warlord

The fiery Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir was arrested at Beirut’s airport, looking more Ron Jeremy than Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.<p>Everyone has their own version of …

Middle East

Canelo vs. Cotto superfight confirmed for 11/21

Some boxing fans were let down by the "Fight of the Century" between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao back in May. I don't think they'll have any …

Boxing

US boxer Roy Jones Jr. asks Putin for Russian citizenship

MOSCOW (AP) — American former world boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. has asked Russian President Vladimir Putin for Russian citizenship over a cup of …

Russia

Mexico is creating a 'monster' by using the US counterterrorism strategy on drug cartels

But despite these successes, the drug war continues to intensify and become even more brutal as new organizations form to fill the void.<p>Since the start of the drug war, the Mexican authorities have followed a kingpin strategy. The strategy held that targeting the leadership of cartels would render …

Michele Bachmann’s creepy End Times fantasies: Why the religious right yearns for World War III

“The prophets longed to live in this day that you and I are privileged to live in,” Bachmann said. (Welp!)<p>One of the creepiest aspects of contemporary American politics is the unholy alliance between the Christian right and Israel. It’s uncomfortable because the religious right’s affinity for …

Islamic State Fighters Reportedly Behead Croatian Hostage

An image of Tomislav Salopek's body has been circulating online.<p>Supporters of the Islamic State group circulated an image on social media on Wednesday appearing to show the beheaded body of a Croatian hostage who was kidnapped in Egypt last month.<p>Tomislav Salopek, a 30-year-old petroleum engineer, …

Suez Canal

ISIS’s Plans to Blow Up Queen This Saturday

A royal assassination plot is being orchestrated from Syria by ISIS commanders, according to reports.<p>British adherents of ISIS are planning to blow …

Terrorism

China’s First Drone War Is Here

The United States is not exactly happy about Beijing’s drone proliferation. But, in this one case, it’s been strangely helpful.<p>The United States is …

Africa

China wants Brazil to teach them jungle warfare

Col. Alcimar Marques de Araújo, the commander of Centro de Instruçao de Guerra na Selva, previously told reporters in July that China canceled a recent plan to send a group of officers for training in Brazil in favor of bringing instructors from the training facility to develop a larger program in …

Military

Would Voters Entrust The White House To An Atheist?

In a 1958 poll of Americans, only 18 percent of respondents said they would vote for a generally well-qualified presidential candidate nominated by their political party if that person happened to be an atheist. In 2015, that number has jumped to 58 percent.<p>Yet, even today, 40 percent of …

Psychology

Al-Qaeda withdraws from fighting Isil in Syria to avoid 'US cooperation'

Jabhat al-Nusra announces withdrawing from areas along the border with Turkey as they do not want to be seen as fighting under the cover of US and Turkey's airstrikes<p>Al Qaeda's affiliate in Syria has declared it will withdraw from frontlines where it has been fighting against Islamic State because …

A Heath Ledger Documentary Reveals Chilling Details From His ‘Dark Knight’ Journal

A new teaser has arrived for a documentary about the last days of Heath Ledger. The doc, titled <i>Heath Ledger: Too Young To Die</i>, focuses upon excerpts from the actor’s diary on the set of <i>The Dark Knight</i>. Ledger passed away before the film’s release, and many believe his immersive take on The Joker …

Mexico's president is facing the most damning charge yet — and his reputation is crumbling

Newly released documents reveal that the companies of Juan Armando Hinojosa Cantú, a longtime friend of the president, have won more than 80 government contracts and received at least $2.8 billion in state money.<p>Hinojosa and the president have a decades-long relationship, dating back to Peña …

‘American Great Satan’: While Obama Aims to Sell Iran Deal at Home, Here’s What Iran’s Supreme Leader Is Telling Iranians

While President Barack Obama aimed to sell Congress on the Iran agreement, Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei was working on his own domestic front, releasing a book detailing his plan to eliminate the “cancerous tumor” Israel.<p>Journalist Amir Taheri obtained a copy of the 416-page book …

South Asia