Baghdad (AFP) - Iraq is building a three-metre-high security wall and trench defences around Baghdad in an effort to thwart jihadist attacks, a security official said on Thursday.
The city of Homs was at the heart of the revolt against Assad in 2011, and was one of the first urban areas to be overrun by the Syrian rebels. It was a stronghold for the FSA for several years, and was under siege by the Syrian Army until very recen
The admission that the economy is so weak that it needs more QE is going to destroy the narrative that the U.S. economy is in great shape and it's no longer going to be the safe haven for capital around the world…
Japan on Wednesday condemned Pyongyang's plan to launch a space rocket, calling it a thinly disguised test of a long-distance ballistic missile.
DALLAS - Dallas County officials said there are two cases of Zika virus in Dallas County -- one of them transmitted sexually.
How do the neocons continue to be considered experts when they are wrong all the time? Robbie Martin, director of the three-part documentary "A Very Heavy Agenda," will join today's Liberty Report to discuss how no matter who is in power, the neocons
Across the world there is a war being waged against cash. Driven in part by increasingly bankrupt banks - some of which are quasi-governmental themselves - governments are thinking of ways to extract the last dollar from their taxpayers.
As interest rates turn negative around the world, the Federal Reserve is asking banks to consider the possibility of the same happening in the U.S.
(NaturalNews) Scientists are beginning to uncover the mechanisms by which plants -- which depend upon sunlight to provide them with energy -- protect themselves from the damaging effects of the sun's ultraviolet rays.
(NaturalNews) The latest revelation regarding the Zika virus involves a genetically-altered mosquito project funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation -an experiment which some suspect may have caused the rapid spread of a once-rare disease.
Phil Gawne, the transportation minister on the Isle of Man, is working 16-hour days on two projects rooted in radically different eras.
David Petraeus shared highly classified information so he could sell more books, and got a slap on the wrist. Edward Snowden shared highly classified information to expose government's secret abuse of power, and is now a wanted man.
(NaturalNews) According to a recent report by the U.S. Geological Survey, male bass are experiencing sex changes due to chemicals that are found in most waterways across Northeast National Wildlife Refuges.
For the last 75 years, almost every economic crisis has been preceded by an oil price spike. The worry now is that low energy prices are pushing the global economy into a tailspin.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The capital spending slump that originated in the hard-hit energy sector appears to be spreading more widely across other U.S. industries.
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) -- Swiss bank UBS saw its shares slide on Tuesday on news that investors had pulled billions out of its division serving wealthy clients - a token of the market turbulence that has shaken the world in the past few months.
The so-called science supporting global warming is a massive fraud and far from "settled" as the Al Gores of the world claim. But, it you tell the lie often enough, many people will believe it. What makes these critics different is that they are
NATO will continue increasing its presence in Eastern Europe as Russia remains a serious security challenge for the block, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said as he presented his annual report.
The Norwegian Oil Fund (The Government Pension Fund) or "The Fund" belongs to the Norwegian people, investing surpluses from domestic oil activity.
Economists are still hotly debating whether the oil crash has been a net positive for advanced economies.
Alistair Owen pours most of his paycheck into what he calls a travel-and-lifestyle fund.
Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took photographs of it as part of a naval drill, Iranian state TV reported Friday.
News Debate (VIDEO) GOP frontrunner Donald Trump took the stage at Drake University to raise money for veterans. Trump told the crowd he has more cameras at his event than they do over at the FOX News GOP debate. "I have to say FOX has be
Japan adopts negative interest rate ... In a surprise move, the Bank of Japan has introduced a negative interest rate.
The Illusion of Safety: Index Funds Are Not Low-Risk ... If the risk-on euphoria of punters borrowing billions of dollars in margin debt doesn't materialize, stocks could languish for years after falling 50%.
(NaturalNews) It's no secret that the weather is becoming more severe as time goes on. From places like Buffalo, New York, which recently got hit with a hefty 5 feet of snow during one storm, to other areas that experience extreme temperature fluctua
above normal for alpha particles. (NaturalNews) Official data reported at the National Conference on Radiation Control shows that the U.S. has been experiencing a huge spike in radiation from Fukushima.
airborne Ebola. Group of scientists gave standing ovation for plan to kill 90 percent of human population with airborne Ebola
And so the final quarter of 2015 is in the history books and we can officially accuse the US Bureau of Economic Analysis of "peddling fiction" about the US recovery, because at a growth rate of 0.69%, the annualized rate of economic growth was the lo
There is just one phrase to explain the market's reaction to last night's BOJ announcement that it would join the ECB, Sweden, Denmark, and Switzerland into negative territory: stunned shock.