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Rockets fired From South Lebanon Into Israel

Posted On August 23, 2014

(Beirut) -- Israeli officials say two rockets reportedly launched from southern Lebanon landed in the northern part of the country. Lebanon's national news agency confirmed at least two rockets were fired on Saturday from southern Lebanon, but did not say who launched them. The news agency reported that the Lebanese army had circled the suspected…

Merkel Visits Ukraine Following Russian Humanitarian Delivery

Posted On August 23, 2014

(Kiev) -- German leader Angela Merkel is calling for a ceasefire during her first visit to war-torn Ukraine. Dozens of Russian trucks that brought unauthorized humanitarian supplies in to Ukraine yesterday are now back across the border. Ukraine had offered to let the trucks pass safely if they could be inspected by customs agents and…

Washington Weighing Options For Dealing With ISIS

Posted On August 23, 2014

(Undated) -- The call for the Obama administration to order airstrikes on ISIS inside Syrian borders is growing. U.S. jets bombed ISIS forces at a dam in Iraq Saturday. Friday, the Department of Homeland Security and the FBI have issued a joint bulletin to law enforcement agencies across the country telling them to stay alert for…

British Rapper May Be Terrorist Who Killed American Reporter

Posted On August 23, 2014

(Undated) -- Counterterrorism experts hope to identify the man who killed an American reporter on video earlier this week. Among the leading suspects is a British rapper whose father is awaiting trial in New York in connection with two U.S. embassy bombings. Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary left the U.K. to fight in the Syrian civil last…

Gaza Rockets Kills Israeli Boy, Wound Eight

Posted On August 22, 2014

(Jerusalem) -- A four-year-old Israeli boy is dead from the latest barrage of rockets fired from Gaza by Hamas militants. Eight more people were wounded Friday as around 100 rockets and mortar shells were launched at Israel in a 24-hour period. The boy is the first Israeli child to be killed in the recent round…