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The United States has expanded its airstrikes against Islamic State (IS) terrorist group targets, near Baghdad. On Tuesday, September 16, lawmakers began debating the issue of providing military assistance to rebels opposed to both IS militants and Syria’s government.
Less than a week after President Obama pledged a multi-step campaign to “degrade and destroy” IS terrorists, U.S. attack and fighter aircraft were used Sunday and Monday beyond humanitarian missions and for protecting American personnel deployed there.
In total, the strikes destroyed six vehicles near Sinjar and an IS fighting position southwest of Baghdad that was firing on Iraqi personnel, the military said in a statement. All U.S. aircraft exited the strike areas
Michael Rubens Bloomberg, New York City’s 108th mayor, is concluding his 12-year, three-term turn as mayor of Gotham. The city he leaves behind on January 1, 2014 is a far different city then the one he took the helm of immediately following the September 11th attacks of 2001. The impact his leadership had on the city will benefit generations to come and, as the New York Post quoted a 75-year old man as saying recently “New York has never been more beautiful in my lifetime."
(JNS.org) Arab Members of Knesset furiously protested the standardization of Jewish visitation rights to the Temple Mount at a session of the Israeli Knesset Committee for the Interior on Monday.
Deputy Minister for Religious Services Eli Ben-Dahan said during the meeting that he is seeking an agreement on the visitation rights with Israel’s chief rabbinate. But MKs Ahmad Tibi, Jamal Zahalka, and other Arab MKs who attended the meeting threatened dire consequences, including a new intifada
Delivering his long awaited address at the United Nations General Assembly meeting on Tuesday, October 1, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu critiqued the words that were extolled by Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last Tuesday and remarked on the current state of affairs on the US initiated Israeli/Palestinian peace talks.
Pointing out the blatant contradictions between the peaceful sounding rhetoric of Iran and its bellicose posture, Netanyahu obliquely indicated that the agenda of the