Get your news straight from the source. This playlist contains Pentagon press briefings from U.S.-led Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve via teleconference from Baghdad, Iraq. Military spokesperson provides updates on their active operations to defeat [continue reading].
The Zeravani are a Specialized Branch of the Kurdish Peshmerga Army. EXCLUSIVE CONTENT: Female Zeravani soldiers conduct several training exercises near Bnaslawa and Erbin, Iraq in August 2016. Includes archived and current interviews with Kurdistan’s Women Warriors. [continue reading].
The following is a script from “The King” which aired on Sept. 25, 2016. Scott Pelley is the correspondent. The bombs in New York and New Jersey last week brought the specter of terror home, again. It seems no country is safe, but there is one that is beating fearsome [continue reading].
Abdullah became king in 1999 on the death of his father who ruled 47 years. King Abdullah II of Jordan sat down with Scott Pelley of 60 Minutes, and discussed how Islamophobia plays into the strategy of Islamic extremists. Pelley met the 54-year-old at his palace in Amman. He [continue reading].
The United Nations released a report in June, 2016, identifying 20 conflict situations affecting children of war. Read the UN report “Children in Conflict” on pdf in our research section. Watch rare interviews and news reports in our Documentaries section. [continue reading].
NATO and its preemptive war on terrorists in the Middle East: just whose citizens are more important? I raise this question in light of the recent terrorist attacks in Karada, Iraq; in Nice, Paris; and in Munich, Germany; and now Manjib in Syria. The foreboding retribution will [continue reading].
In an operation during the Gulf War, eight British Special Air Services soldiers are dropped 140 miles behind enemy lines to take out a network of Saddam Hussein’s Scud missile launchers. The mission goes wrong and within days, three men are dead and four are captured. Chris [continue reading].
As one of the wealthiest countries in the world, the U.S. also lays claim to the world’s most powerful military. The American led “Combined Joint Task Force – Operation Inherent Resolve” has laid claim to the following strikes in Iraq, having taken place [continue reading].
UPDATED on November 17, 2016: United Nations Special Ambassador for Children, Angelina Jolie is both an involved and outspoken supporter of refugees, women and child rights in war zones. Please take a moment to sign our petition, asking Ambassador Jolie to intervene, stand up to [continue reading].
More than fifty-seven percent of Palestinians live in poverty, this is greater than the half. Children are left with traumatic memories of the violence that they have witnessed in their short lives. Education is crippling and there’s no food.  According to Islamic Relief [continue reading].
About 200 members of the Yazidi religious community who were old and sick were released by ISIS militants last weekend. The freed prisoners report that girls and women continue to suffer from horrifying abuses at the hands of the militant group. According to the Independent, [continue reading].
An aid worker shares a harrowing account from one teenager ‘gang-raped, beaten and scalded with boiling water in nine-month ordeal’. A Yazidi teenager who was sold to an Isis fighter has described how she was beaten and gang-raped on a daily basis in a harrowing [continue reading].