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Kuwait and Saudi Arabia to open 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations

The 2017 Gulf Cup of Nations fixtures list has officially been released just four days before the beginning of the tournament. The regional competition - not officially recognized by world football's governing body FIFA - is set to kick off in Kuwait on the 22nd of December and will conclude on the

GOAL.COM - 2017-12-17 10:03:27

Jerusalem and Middle Eastern Christians

Christian leaders in the Middle East oppose U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The underlying issue is that Christians in the region side with the Palestinian cause against the Jewish state, on the whole. Exceptions exist, and one could argue that pro-Israeli Christians ought to be

ARTICLE.NATIONALREVIEW.COM - 2017-12-17 04:49:00

Erdogan’s alliance

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has emerged as the most vocal opponent of US President Donald Trump’s long-overdue decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. Erdogan being the poster boy of the campaign against Trump’s decision says something about the moral weight of the caus

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-12-17 22:36:00

The ‘ISIS widows’ and the myth of the innocent women jihadists

One woman recalled being raped by an Islamic State fighter. First the fighter’s wife would come in and put makeup on her. Then the wife would force her to dress up. Then, when his wife was done “preparing” her, the husband would come and rape her. According to an account published this year, the su

JERUSALEM POST - 2017-12-17 22:08:00

EDITORIAL: ISIS, wounded and on the run, boasts of big holiday plans

ANALYSIS/OPINION: The "soldiers" of ISIS are battered, bloody and on the run in Iraq, but they're making with big talk for the holidays which they have no reluctance to call by their right name, "the Christmas season." They're promising to torch the National Episcopal Cathedral in Washington, to bur

WASHINGTON TIMES - 2017-12-17 20:40:15

Grieving Dad Fights To Keep 7-Foot Cross At Son's Grave Despite Cemetery's Demands To Remove It

After his son Zach passed away, Mike Gullett wanted to honor his soldier son in a special way. Zach died when he returned to Iraq after suffering a concussion. He got up one morning to go for a run and then collapsed. Mike erected a 7-foot wooden cross at his grave after receiving permission from th

LITTLETHINGS.COM - 2017-12-16 19:49:05

Christmas Fund: Former soldier struggles to support family

He served his country as an infantryman for the U.S. Army for five years, including a year of deployment in Iraq at the height of America's involvement there. He received his honorable discharge in 2008. And now the former soldier is back home in Fulton County, going from job to job trying to suppor

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2017-12-16 22:37:43