ISIS abducts 90 Christians in Syria
The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has captured at least 90 Assyrian Christians on Monday, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The terrorist group had reportedly taken the hostages last Tuesday from two Assyrian villages after defeating Kurdish forces in the region of Hassakeh, Reuters reports.... Read more
New Zealand joins fight against ISIS, despite opposition
New Zealand Prime Minister John Key has called out opposition leader Andrew Little for not having the “guts” to send New Zealand troops into Iraq to fight against ISIS forces. But Little was not alone. Leaders of the Greens, Maori, United Future and NZ First parties also stood against... Read more
British teens flee home to fight for ISIS
Three British teens have left their home country to join ISIS forces over the weekend, CBC reports. Shamima Begum, 15, Kadiza Sultana, 16, and an unnamed 15-year-old flew from London to Turkey last Tuesday without notifying family or friends. Police are “extremely concerned for their safety,” seeking help through... Read more
ISIS group says it hacked Malaysia Airline site
KUALA LUMPUR (REUTERS) – A terrorist group calling themselves “Official Cyber Caliphate” said yesterday it hacked the Malaysia Airlines official website. According to the airline, the data servers remained the same and passenger bookings were not affected. A message of ‘404 –Plane Not Found’ and ‘Hacked by Lizard Squad’... Read more
Harper’s advisory troop plan in ISIS fight supported
By Nakshi Pandit According to the most recent poll, a slim majority of Canadians support Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s plan to send advisory troops to Iraq to aid the fight against ISIS, although the debate may heat up in the new session of Parliament that began this week. A... Read more