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Obama Calls For Release Of Americans In Iran

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Washington, DC) -- President Obama is making a renewed call for the release of a "Washington Post" reporter and two other Americans imprisoned in Iran. In a statement, Obama said "Post" reporter Jason Rezaian has been held for nearly eight months on "vague charges." He also called for a renewed effort to locate former FBI…

ISIS Claims Responsibility For Yemen Mosque Bombings

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Sanaa) -- ISIS is claiming responsibility for suicide bombings in Yemen that killed at least 100 people today. The terrorist group posted a statement on Twitter saying it was behind the attacks that struck two mosques in the capital city of Sanaa. Another 260 people were reportedly wounded in the blasts. The mosques are known…

Two Mosques Attacked In Yemen

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Sanaa, Yemen) -- At least 24 people are dead after suicide bombers blew themselves up in Yemen. The attacks happened in two mosques during Friday prayers in the capital city, Sanaa. The mosques are known to be used mainly by supporters of the Shiite Muslim group that has seized control of Yemen's government.

Boehner To Visit Israel

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Jerusalem) -- John Boehner will visit Israel in about a week. According to reports out of Israel, the Speaker of the House will begin his visit on March 31st, and will bring a delegation of Republican members of Congress with him. The officials say the trip was arranged two weeks ago, during Israeli Prime Minister…

Kremlin Dismisses Sanctions Talk

Posted On March 20, 2015

(Moscow) -- The Kremlin says that Russia will do what is in its national interests, regardless of sanctions. A Kremlin spokesman responded today to an agreement reached by European Union leaders that would maintain economic sanctions against Russia. The spokesman called the agreement "sanctions rhetoric," and said it was destructive. The EU leaders agreed Thursday…