China says it Will be Finished With S. China Sea Island Building ‘Soon’

China said Tuesday it will soon finish its controversial land reclamation efforts in some disputed areas of the South China Sea, but also vowed...

Israel’s Multi-layer Missile Defense System is Complete; Netanyahu Warns Enemies at Unveiling of ‘David’s...

A joint U.S.-Israeli missile interceptor meant to counter the type of medium-range missiles possessed by Iranian-backed Hezbollah militants became operational Sunday, completing Israel's multi-layer...

Russia to Keep Advanced Air Defense System in Syria

Russia will keep its most advanced air defence system in Syria despite a planned withdrawal of the bulk of Russian forces from there, Sergei...

The Top 10 European Countries Where Young People Are Least Religious

A major analysis on the religious beliefs of young people across Europe has found that the proportion of those who report having no faith...

President Trump Meets with Mahmoud Abbas at White House, Expresses Enthusiasm for Peace Deal

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met on Wednesday with US President Donald Trump at the White House for the first time. In their preliminary statements,...

Tough Resistance from ISIS Slows Iraqi Advance in Mosul

Iraqi Kurdish forces advancing toward the northern city of Mosul paused Tuesday on the second day of a long-awaited offensive after the Islamic State...

U.S. Bombers Fly Over Korean Peninsula After North Korea Tests Another Missile

The United States flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in a show of force on Sunday after Pyongyang's recent tests of...

UN Appoints Portugal’s Antonio Guterres as Next Secretary-General

The 193-member United Nations General Assembly appointed former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres on Thursday as the ninth secretary-general of the world body for...

U.S. says China Conducted Dangerous Intercept of Reconnaissance Plane; China Denies Claim

China on Thursday rejected U.S. claims that its fighter jets maneuvered unsafely when they intercepted an American Navy reconnaissance plane over the South China...

Iraqi Shi’ite Militia Claim Leadership of Campaign to Drive ISIS Out of Anbar

Iraq's Shi'ite militia announced on Tuesday they had taken charge of the campaign to drive Islamic State from the western province of Anbar, giving...

China Blasts U.S., South Korea Over Military Drills as it Stages War Games of...

China and the United States have been trading accusations as both sides conduct war games across East Asia, and tensions are rising from the South China...

US Says Iranian Military Could Misidentify Commercial Airliners Amid Tensions

Commercial airliners flying over the Persian Gulf risk being targeted by “miscalculation or misidentification” from the Iranian military amid heightened tensions between the Islamic...

North Korea Fires 2 Ballistic Missiles that Land in Japanese Waters

North Korea fired two mid-range ballistic missiles on Wednesday, South Korea’s military and U.S. authorities said. U.S. Strategic Command said it detected what it thought was the simultaneous launch of the missiles,...

Number of Deaths in Italy Quake Rises to 267 as Rome Plans State Funeral;...

Hopes of finding more survivors faded on Friday three days after a powerful earthquake hit central Italy, with the death toll rising to 267...

Nigerian officials say Boko Haram has kidnapped hundreds of men, women, and children and...

Hundreds of civilians, including many children, have been kidnapped and are being used as human shields by Boko Haram extremists, a top Nigerian official...

Omen? Total Solar Eclipse, Dubbed the ‘Big One’, is Coming in 2017

The “Big One” is coming. In astronomical circles there is no greater, more spectacularly stellar event than a total solar eclipse. And at long last, we...

US-Led Coalition Incorrectly Announces Cease-fire Between Baghdad and Kurds

The spokesperson for the U.S.-led Coalition said he incorrectly announced a cease-fire had been reached between the Iraqi central government and the country’s Kurdish...

Ukraine Troops on High Alert Amid Growing Tension with Russia

Ukraine is ordering its troops to be on the "highest level of combat readiness" Thursday, amid growing tensions with Russia over Crimea. The order comes...

At Annual Ligonier National Conference, Italian Evangelical Pastor says Pope Francis Wants to ‘Dismantle...

An Italian evangelical pastor recently gave a warning to the Ligonier National Conference regarding Pope Francis, accusing the pontiff of ultimately wants to "dismantle...

Middle Eastern Christians Are in Dire Straits, and the West Hasn’t Done Much to...

Since the nineties it has been apparent even in secular company that persecution of Christians was rampant in some countries. Yet beyond lip service,...