1. Sharyl Attkisson: Sources Say Obama Won’t Listen to Intel About Islamic Terrorist Groups
    President Barack Obama is not interested in hearing intelligence information about Islamist groups he does not consider to be terrorist groups — even if they’re on the U.S. list of designated terrorists, investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson revealed on the Steve Malzberg Show Thursday.
  2. US lawmakers say forget Assad, focus on IS
    WASHINGTON (AP) — In an unusual alliance, a House Democrat and Republican have teamed up to urge the Obama administration to stop trying to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad and focus all its efforts on destroying Islamic State militants.
  3. Why are we so surprised by the less-than-pious lives of religious terrorists?
    As police raided an apartment in the Parisian neighborhood of Saint-Denis on Thursday, a young woman by the name of Hasna Aitboulahcen blew herself up.
  4. Saudi Arabia, an ISIS That Has Made It
    Black Daesh, white Daesh. The former slits throats, kills, stones, cuts off hands, destroys humanity’s common heritage and despises archaeology, women and non-Muslims.
  5. Shiite cleric urges Kurds and Shiite militia in Khurmatu to unite against ISIS
    ERBIL, Kurdistan Region—A major Shiite cleric in Karbala warned in his Friday sermon against the increasing tensions between Kurds and Shiite militia in Tuz Khurmatu, calling the recent clashes ‘a dangerous indication’.
  6. Protests in Peshawar after killing of a Shiite leader ‘Imdad Hussain Shah’
    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – Ahlul Bayt News Agency – The targeted killing of a local ANP leader and Shia center caretaker on Friday sparked a protest that disrupted life in the provincial metropolis as hundreds of people carrying the deceased’s body staged a sit-in on the GT Road for more than an hour.
  7. What the Saudis Miss When They Focus on Iran
    RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — It doesn’t take long in Saudi Arabia to see evidence of an obsession with Iran, the Shiite foil to this Sunni country.
  8. United against terror: Shias and Sunnis hold protests in Lucknow
    Shia and Sunni Muslims in Lucknow share a long history of animosity. That’s why it was a surprise to see them hold simultaneous protests in the city; and that too for a common purpose – condemning the recent violence in France.
  9. Iraq forces discover, remove booby-trapped dolls
    Iraqi security forces have discovered and removed booby-trapped dolls placed by the Takfiri Daesh terrorist group on a road linking the city of Baqubah to the capital, Baghdad.
  10. US air strike on IS in Iraq ‘killed civilians’
    A US air strike aimed at an IS checkpoint is likely to have killed four civilians, possibly including a child, the US military has said.
  11. Iran banks unprepared for post-sanctions world
    Iran knows full well that the end of international sanctions will only translate to more foreign trade and investment if major global banks re-connect with the Islamic republic.