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.
An Iraqi law that forces children of Christian converts to be legally recognized as Muslims will lead to Christianity's extinction, says Bishop Rabban al-Qas.
Al-Qas, the senior Catholic Bishop in the Dohuk area of Iraqi Kurdistan, has spoken out against the Iraqi parliament's rejection of an amendment to a law that forces children who have one parent who converted from Islam to be automatically considered a Muslim upon birth.
The Bishop asserts that the law discriminates against Christians and other religious minorities and doesn't give the child the ability to eventually choose his or her own faith. The changing of one's religious affiliation can be a difficult task considering accusations of apostasy, a serious offense under Islamic law, are generally hurled around when someone converts. more >>
The global persecution of Christians is uniting denominations, including Evangelicals and Roman Catholics, Pope Francis said in a message earlier this week.
"In various parts of the world, the witness to Christ, even to the shedding of blood, has become a shared experience of Catholics, Orthodox, Anglicans, Protestants, Evangelicals and Pentecostals, which is deeper and stronger than the differences which still separate our churches and ecclesial communities," Francis said in a message to Kurt Koch, president of the Pontifical Council for Promoting Christian Unity. more >>