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African Lions Rescued from Mexico

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African Lions Rescued from Mexico

Eleven exotic animals including African Lions and other large carnivores were transferred from Mexico to The Wild Animal Sanctuary in Colorado after the animals were confiscated from illegal or abusive situations. The Lions and other carnivores made the 1,700 mile journey to The Wild Animal Sanctuary where they will be rehabilitated and allowed to live [...]

The 2015 Lavazza Calendar Unveiled

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The 2015 Lavazza Calendar Unveiled

The 2015 Lavazza Calendar – produced in collaboration with Slow Food, featuring photographs by Steve McCurry and creative direction by Armando Testa – is a photographic journey through the stories of everyday heroism of the Earth Defenders. From Nadia, the proud argan oil paladine in Morocco, to John, the guardian of Lare pumpkins in Kenya, [...]

How Islamic State Takes Care of Its Muslim Citizens

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How Islamic State Takes Care of Its Muslim Citizens

By Rakesh Raman While the Islamic State (or the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, ISIS) is in the process of expanding its territory by conquering different regions of Iraq and Syria, it claims that its soldiers are providing comprehensive citizen services to Muslims under the new regime which is supposed to become a Caliphate. [...]

Shia Cleric Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

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Shia Cleric Sentenced to Death in Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s Specialized Criminal Court sentenced a prominent Shia cleric to death on Wednesday, Oct. 15. According to Human Rights Watch, Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr was convicted on a host of vague charges, based largely on his peaceful criticism of Saudi officials. Al-Nimr has a wide following in Saudi Arabia’s Eastern Province, where most of the [...]

Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

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Islamic State to Americans: You Will Not Feel Secure Even in Your Bedrooms

By Rakesh Raman In response to the airstrikes on Iraq and Syria led by America, the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) militants have launched a major media offensive against the U.S. and its allies. Just before the American attack on Syria, an official spokesman of the Islamic State – Shaykh Abū Muham-mad al-‘Adnānī ash-Shāmī (hafidhahullāh) [...]

Son Killed by ISIS. Parents Create James Foley Legacy Fund

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Son Killed by ISIS. Parents Create James Foley Legacy Fund

By Rakesh Raman “Our son James was murdered by ISIS in Syria on August 19th 2014. His life challenges us all to love and forgive one another, and to make this world a better place,” assert Diane and John Foley, parents of James Foley, who was killed by the militant outfit Islamic State of Iraq [...]

Protest: “Stop the Bombing of Iraq – Don’t Attack Syria”

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Protest: “Stop the Bombing of Iraq – Don’t Attack Syria”

As nationwide protests are happening in the U.S. against the U.S. administration’s decision to attack Syria, similar demonstrations are now planned in the U.K. where Prime Minister David Cameron has decided to attack ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) militants in Iraq. Stop the War Coalition – a local organization in the U.K. – [...]

Islamic State Magazine Dabiq Reveals the Cause for James Foley’s Execution

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Islamic State Magazine Dabiq Reveals the Cause for James Foley’s Execution

By Rakesh Raman The recent issue of Dabiq, the flagship magazine of the Islamic State (IS or ISIS – Islamic State of Iraq and Syria), has given its version of the execution of the American journalist James Foley. It has been extensively covered in the media that James Foley, who was abducted in November 2012 [...]

Save the Children Opens Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

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Save the Children Opens Ebola Treatment Center in Liberia

A 70-bed Save the Children-built treatment center has now opened its doors in Liberia and is being run by the International Medical Corps (IMC). Bong county – where the center is located – is one of the five counties in Liberia worst affected by the outbreak, which experts claim could claim up to 1.4 million [...]

New Video Shows John Cantlie as ISIS Hostage

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New Video Shows John Cantlie as ISIS Hostage

Now John Cantlie, a British war reporter, appears in a new video that is reported to be released by the terrorist outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria). Cantlie appears in the customary orange-color robe similar to the one worn by James Foley, Steven Sotloff, and British hostage David Haines, who were reportedly beheaded [...]

How ISIS Militants Deliver Governance to the People

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How ISIS Militants Deliver Governance to the People

Click the above image to enlarge it. The difference between the militant outfit ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) and other conventional terror groups is that ISIS has positioned itself as a fully-fledged government instead of just a bunch of fighters. It is currently managing different territories in Iraq and Syria that it has [...]

Pizza Hut Opens First Restaurant in Africa

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Pizza Hut Opens First Restaurant in Africa

Pizza Hut, a division of Yum! Brands (NYSE: YUM), announced Wednesday the opening of its first restaurant in Africa. The introduction of Pizza Hut on the Continent reflects the company’s expansion in emerging markets. “Africa is an emerging continent with more than 1 billion people and endless possibilities for us to grow Pizza Hut over [...]

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