Islam

After Islamic State's defeat, a massive bill to rebuild Iraq

(Worthy News) – The Iraqi government estimates $100 billion is needed nationwide to rebuild cities and towns left in ruins by more than three years of war against the Islamic State group. Local leaders in Mosul, the biggest city held by IS, say that amount is needed to rehabilitate their city alone. But so far,…

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Top Hamas official says Palestinian unity deal collapsing

(Worthy News) – Hard-line Hamas Gaza leader Yahya Sinwar said on Thursday that the reconciliation deal with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah faction was collapsing, just 10 weeks after the agreement was reached. The rivals signed a deal brokered by Cairo on Oct. 12 after Hamas agreed to hand over administrative control of the…

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ISIS Threatens Holiday Terror Attacks

(Worthy News) – Islamic State terrorists are threatening Christmas and New Year’s attacks in major cities across the US and Europe. The terror group has released a series of chilling posters depicting holiday attacks. The latest show two armed terrorists with the grammatically incorrect words, “Wait for us on your year parties.” [ Source: CBN…

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After ISIS campaign, Iran-backed fighters in Iraq vow to drive out US troops

(Worthy News) – Now that they’ve helped vanquish the Islamic State from much of Iraq, a battle-hardened militia with close ties to Iran may be training its sights on the remaining U.S.-led coalition troops scattered across the country. At least that’s the thinking among some in the ranks of the Popular Mobilization Forces (PMF), a…

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Christmas High Alert: Churches Tightening Church Security in Pakistan, Egypt

(Worthy News) – This Christmas season Christians in Pakistan and Egypt are on high alert. They are asking their governments to help provide tightened security for worship services. Just last Sunday, two Islamic terrorists attacked the Bethel Memorial Methodist Church in Quetta, Pakistan killing nine Christians as they worshipped. A security officer shot and killed…

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Hezbollah's young adherents emboldened after US announcement on Jerusalem

(Worthy News) – Ali is six, and yet already he fiercely chants “Death to America” and “Death to Israel” at a rally alongside his family. It is a typical Beirut rally, organized by the Shia militia Hezbollah, to protest US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “At six, he…

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Palestinians won’t meet with Kushner, Greenblatt or any US officials on peace

(Worthy News) – The Palestinians will not meet with any United States officials regarding the peace process in the future, in response to US President Donald Trump’s recent decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a senior diplomatic adviser to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told The Times of Israel on Sunday. The…

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Ancient tomb door with stunning menorah carving revealed in Israel

(Worthy News) – As the Jewish holiday of Hanukkah comes to a close, the discovery of an ancient tomb door with a stunning menorah carving is providing a fascinating glimpse into Israel’s rich history. The basalt tomb door, which is undergoing preservation work, was recently put on display by the Institute of Archaeology at Hebrew…

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Haley: New UN resolution punishing Iran could be in the works

(Worthy News) – Nikki Haley, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, said that based on a new report by the U.N. Secretary-General, new pressure on Iran’s continued behavior could lead to a new resolution against the Tehran regime or the strengthening present ones. Haley was speaking Tuesday at a briefing on the Security Council…

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Turkey hopes to open embassy in East Jerusalem, says Erdogan

(Worthy News) – Turkey intends to open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of a Palestinian state. The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit was a response to the US president, Donald…

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