Aggressively enforcing their interpretation of Shariah law, Islamic State militants have released a new video showing two alleged thieves in Western Syria blindfolded, bound, and flanked by members of the terror group as each has a hand chopped off with a meat cleaver.
The news and entertainment site Heavy.com published the graphic video on Saturday which shows a propagandist for IS explaining the punishment to onlookers before their hands are severed.
Heavy reports that the amputations took place in Welayat Homs, a city that's controlled by radical Islamic jihadists. more >>
Jesus Christ is coming soon.
That's not the message of a religious tract or televangelist.
It's a warning from former GOP presidential candidate Michele Bachmann who has called for an intensified effort to convert Jews to Christianity in time for the return of Christ. more >>
A former Jordanian police officer has reportedly opened fire and killed two American citizens, along with one South African, at the outskirts of the Jordanian capital, Amman, at the King Abdullah Special Operations Training Center.
CBS News reported on Monday morning that the suspect was a 29-year-old police captain, who was also killed during the attack.
Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani said that the three victims were trainers at the police center, while six other people were also injured during the attack. more >>
Floyd Mayweather said he has hung his gloves up, but Manny Pacquiao doesn't seem to believe as the Filipino's champion said Saturday that he wants another 12-rounder with the undefeated American boxer.
During his interview with CNN World Sport at a charity event in Abu Dhabi, Pacquiao talked about a possible "Fight of the Century 2" to come in the near future. "It's possible...very much. I would love to have a rematch if he wants it," he said.
The 36-yer-old boxer has eight different division titles to his name, and as news of his nearing retirement surfaced, he also iterated that his last match may be against the "Money." more >>
In a post on the Assyrian Human Rights Network's Facebook page, it was confirmed that the Islamic State has finally released 37 elderly Assyrian Christians on Saturday morning, following their nine months of travail under the hands of the extremists.
The elderlies were captured by the ISIS in Tal Talmer, a northeastern city in Syria. The group and many others were kidnapped during an attack by the terrorists which happened earlier this year.
According to CNN, 215 civilians were taken from various Assyrian villages. The Human Rights Network's founder, Usama Edward, said about 600 people ran toward St. Mary's Cathedral in al-Hasakah during the onslaught while many others fled to neighboring towns. more >>
New details have emerged about the Russian jet crash that killed all of the people on board last week and it seems that the ISIS are responsible for taking down the passenger jet.
Several outlets report that the terrorists released a video claiming they were behind the killing of over 220 people, mostly Russians, on board a Russian passenger jet last week. The new video, via Express, features what looks like the airliner in its final moments before the takedown.