Kurdistan vote on independence, Now what?

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People across the Kurdistan region of Iraq voted Monday in a historic referendum seeking independence, despite opposition from several neighboring countries. In the final tally almost 93% of eligible voters cast a ‘yes’ vote with close to 73 percent of eligible voters weighing in on the referendum, the head of the Ministry of Peshmerga in…

Five takeaways from Trump's speech at the U.N.

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President Trump delivered his first address at the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, emphatically taking a stand for American patriotism and issuing stern warnings to global perpetrators. The President conveyed a harsh ultimatum to North Korea over its nuclear tests while singling out Iran as a “rogue nation” that continues to fund terror and to…

Trump at the U.N.- What to expect

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President Trump’s message to the United Nations Monday was to focus on reform and to work to reach the organization’s “full potential,” he said in an opening session ahead of his inaugural address at the General Assembly later this week. The President, who has been sharply critical of the U.N. in the past and previously…

Iranian mystic sentenced to death

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A popular Iranian mystic jailed since 2011 over ‘blasphemy’ charges has been sentenced to death on charges of creating a cult, according to his lawyer. Mohammad Ali Taheri, 61, was sentenced by a court in Iran Sunday, two years after a similar ruling was overturned. Taheri, founder of a popular spiritual group called “Erfan-e Halgheh,”…

American boy in ISIS video warns Trump “puppet of the Jews”

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The Islamic State has released a new propaganda video featuring an American boy who speaks directly to President Trump, calling him “the puppet of the Jews” and warns that “this battle will not end in Raqqa or Mosul;” it will end in the United States. In the video, entitled The Fertile Nation 4, the young…

ISIS in your inbox: Terror group rolls out email subscription service

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In its latest attempts to push propaganda and news updates, the Islamic State announced Tuesday it is offering a new email subscription service with the latest from the Caliphate in Syria and Iraq as well as from global strongholds such as the Philippines and Yemen. As coalition efforts against ISIS have intensified in recent months,…