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Let us give terrorism the finger

Je Suis Charlie

It is incumbent on each if us to speak out against terrorism and its goals wherever it occurs. The murderous attack on the satirical magazine Charlie Hedo was not just strike at a French magazine or at France. It tried […]

by · January 9, 2015 · Editorials, World News
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Intense Standoff With Australian Police Ends Resulting In Three Dead

The world watched as a Sydney Australia Lindt Chocolatier shop was taken hostage in a 16-hour standoff that erupted in gunfire and left the hostage-taker and two hostages dead. The perpetrator, 49 year old Iranian-born self-proclaimed “Muslim cleric” Man Haron Monis, claimed […]

by · December 15, 2014 · Crime, World News
The Israeli–Palestinian Cauldron is Boiling Over

The Israeli–Palestinian Cauldron is Boiling Over

WARNING: THERE IS GRAPHIC IMAGERY IN THIS POST. The recent and ongoing killings, rhetoric and hardened positions in the Middle East make me wonder if there will ever be Salam/Shalom between Israel and the Palestinian peoples. There was a time not […]

by · November 19, 2014 · Editorials, World News
We should “Behead” The Leadership of ISIL

We should “Behead” The Leadership of ISIL

Piece by Columnist Lewis H. Goldstein As I view the horrendous advances and actions of ISIL I call for the Beheading of its leadership. Not necessarily in the heinous way that they murder innocents but meaning that their leadership has […]

by · September 21, 2014 · Editorials, World News
Northern Gaza Strip (AFP/Getty Images)

Rockets Fired from Gaza end latest Cease-fire

According to the New York Times, three rockets from Gaza rained down on Beersheba in southern Israel this Tuesday, ending a five-day long cease-fire. During the cease-fire, Palestinian and Israeli officials met with Egyptian mediators in Cairo to negotiate a […]

by · August 19, 2014 · News, World News
UN Security Council Adopts Resolution 2170 CONDEMNING WIDESPREAD ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY EXTREMIST GROUPS IN IRAQ, SYRIA, And Imposes Sanctions

UN Security Council Adopts Resolution 2170 CONDEMNING WIDESPREAD ABUSE OF HUMAN RIGHTS BY EXTREMIST GROUPS IN IRAQ, SYRIA, And Imposes Sanctions

Calling on all United Nations Member States to act to suppress the flow of foreign fighters, financing and other support to Islamist extremist groups in Iraq and Syria, the Security Council this afternoon put six persons affiliated to those groups […]

by · August 19, 2014 · World News
Bronx Native Missing In Nigeria, Family Seeks Help

Bronx Native Missing In Nigeria, Family Seeks Help

“The search for pilot Bill Fitzpatrick, 59, who most recently lived in Chelan, Washington, is complicated because it’s unclear if he disappeared in either Nigeria or Cameroon, CBS 2 reported. The married father of three was helping to fly missions […]

by · August 17, 2014 · Local News, World News
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Hamas Says Real Chance for Peace With Israel

In the midst of the current ceasefire between Israel and Gaza, The Guardian is reporting Hamas “doesn’t want more death but will only sign deal that meets Palestinian demands.” The Islamist organization said they are “not interested in more bloodshed” and […]

by · August 16, 2014 · News, Politics, World News
Senator Klein, Governor Cuomo & NYS Unity Delegation Visit Israel

Senator Klein, Governor Cuomo & NYS Unity Delegation Visit Israel

On Wednesday and Thursday, local Senator Jeff Klein, a descendent of Holocaust survivors, joined a New York State Unity Delegation led by Governor Cuomo on a visit to Israel to affirm the State of New York’s support for the nation, […]

by · August 16, 2014 · Local News, World News
Red Cross Ukraine Relief Efforts Approved

Red Cross Ukraine Relief Efforts Approved

Associated Press reports the Red Cross will head a humanitarian aid mission with Russia’s help that will allow relief for the suffering civilian population in Luhansk – an eastern Ukrainian Province thick with rebel forces. “The situation is critical – […]

by · August 11, 2014 · News, World News
New York State Government Leaders Announce Unity Trip to Israel

New York State Government Leaders Announce Unity Trip to Israel

Yesterday, leaders from New York including Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Co-Leaders Dean Skelos and Jeff Klein, and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver announced a unity visit reaffirming the State of New York’s support in light of the continued threat […]

by · August 11, 2014 · Local News, World News
Patient Zero Identified in Ebola Outbreak

Patient Zero Identified in Ebola Outbreak

Epidemiologist believe a two year old boy who died on December 6 may be patient zero in the Ebola outbreak. The boy became sick in a small village in the province of Guéckédou, which is located in southeastern Guinea. The […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Health & Nutrition, News, World News
You Won’t Believe How ISIS Recruits Kids

You Won’t Believe How ISIS Recruits Kids

VICE News has posted this intimate view on the Islamic militant group ISIS and it’s outreach practices in Iraq and Syria.

by · August 10, 2014 · World News
President Addresses Iraqi Attacks In Address To The Nation (Video/Transcript)

President Addresses Iraqi Attacks In Address To The Nation (Video/Transcript)

This week, I authorized two operations in Iraq.  First, I directed our military to take action to protect our American diplomats and military advisors serving in the city of Erbil.  In recent days, terrorist forces neared the city.  Thursday night, […]

by · August 10, 2014 · Domestic News, World News
Third Round Of US Airstrikes On Iraq

Third Round Of US Airstrikes On Iraq

As reported today by the BBC, “US Central Command said jet fighters and drones had destroyed armoured carriers and a truck that were firing on members of the Yazidi sect. Thousands of civilians fled into the mountains after the Islamic […]

by · August 9, 2014 · World News