Middle East Timeline

Rockets Strike Gaza Hospital, Park, At Least 10 Dead

Gaza Park, Hospital Hit By Rockets

Rockets struck a Gaza hospital and park Monday evening, killing at least 10 people and injuring several more. The missile struck a park moments after another missile ripped through Gaza City’s main hospital compound, according to Palestinian officials. Fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants continued Monday despite a major Muslim holiday and a resolution passed… Read more »

U.S. Drone Strike Attacks Taliban In Pakistan, Kills Eleven

Drones

Ever since the United States incorporated drones publicly, the manned-by-remote-control flying machines were met with either acceptance or hostility. Here on The Inquisitr, we reported on both sides. With drones, we were able to see what goes on within the beautiful danger zone of a fireworks display, as well as providing an alternative option for… Read more »

Three Israelis Charged In Murder Of Mohammed Abu Khdeir

Khdeir's Killers Indicted, Names Withheld For Public Safety

Three Israeli suspects have been indicted for the grisly murder of Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir. Their names are being currently withheld, to protect their families from violent reprisals which could further inflame a small region already at war with itself. One Jewish man and two minors, both 17 years old, reenacted the murder at… Read more »

Israeli Troops Enter Gaza To Raid Missile Sites

captured Israeli soldier, Hamas

The United Nations, along with the United States, are doing all they can for a cease-fire to happen between Palestine and Israel as the death toll reaches 135. Even Palestine-supporters, whether they be Muslim, Jew, or Christian, are calling for Palestinian peace, especially in front of the Israeli Embassy in London. Despite this, the next… Read more »

Israel Calls Up Troops To The Gaza Border, Awaiting Order To Attack

Israeli soldier, Hamas, captured

The war between Israel and Gaza has picked up exponentially over the last three days. We here at The Inquisitr kept readers up-to-date with the situation in which the Arab nations were now attacking the country of God’s people. In response, Israel initiated Operation Protective Edge to protect their people with an iron dome. At… Read more »

Pakistani Newlyweds Killed By Relatives In Latest Honor Killing

Honor Killing Pakistani Newlyweds

Two Pakistani newlyweds were killed by relatives Thursday in the latest honor killing in the country. The young couple were tied up and had their throats slit with scythes after they married for love, according to police. The 17-year-old girl and 31-year-old man married on June 18 without the consent of their families, according to… Read more »

ISIS Caliphate Declares Territory Under Control An Islamic State

Has ISIS succeeded in creating the first official terrorist Islamic state?

ISIS (the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) took the step of officially declaring themselves an Islamic state on Sunday — the world’s first “official” state created by an Islamic terrorist group. ISIS further declared Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, their leader, to be the region’s new Caliph, according to an Associated Press report. The dream of… Read more »

Vladimir Putin: Iraq’s Remaining Hope, According To Iraqi Christians

vladimirputin

As tensions remain high in Iraq and its neighboring states, a particular sector of the country’s religious is seeking help from an unlikely source. Iraqi Christians are reportedly clamoring for Russia, and its controversial leader, Vladimir Putin, according to The Daily Beast. Iraqi Christians, an often target of political and religious persecutions in the Middle… Read more »

ISIS vs ISIL – Which One Is It?

ISIS vs ISIL

ISIS refers to the “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria,” and ISIL refers to the “Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant.” Both acronyms point to the exact same thing – a jihadist militant group hell-bent on implementing an Islamic caliphate throughout the Middle East. The irony is that according to Quartz, the group’s real… Read more »

ISIS Supporters Mock Michelle Obama After Huge Weapons Capture

ISIS Supporters Mock Michelle Obama

ISIS supporters have taken to tweeting to mock U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama, reports the Gateway Pundit. The tweet in question, which has reportedly been seen on numerous jihadist websites and Twitter accounts, features Michelle Obama holding up a sign that reads ‘#BringBackOurHumvee.’ The tweet mocks Michelle Obama for the ‘#BringBackOurGirls’ hashtag she released last… Read more »

Iran Navy Targets US Ships, Admiral Calls Carriers ‘Easy Targets’

Iran's navy claims US aircraft carriers will be targeted in the event of way.

Iran Navy. Most of us don’t use those two words together in a serious sentence. They sound almost like the start of a “two guys walked into a bar” joke. Make no mistake, though. The Iranian Navy – and its subsidiary branch in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard – takes itself seriously. Iran’s Admiral Ali Fadavi,… Read more »

Remembrance Day 2014: Holocaust Survivors Will Never Forget

Remembrance Day 2014: Holocaust

Holocaust survivors mark Remembrance Day 2014 on Monday, when Israel stops for a moment to pay respect to the more than six-million Jews that were exterminated by Adolf Hitler during World War II, one of the darkest hours in history. As citizens remember not only the victims that perished by the systematic extermination of Jews… Read more »