White House
White House


Secret Service Under Scrutiny After Intruder Gets Into White House

The U.S. Secret Service has increased security outside the White House after a man jumped the fence and made it inside the building before being apprehended. Secret Service Director Julia Pierson ordered enhanced officer patrols and surveillance along the north fence of the White House shortly after the Friday incident. She also ordered a comprehensive […]

Tehran, Iran's skyline in night
Tehran, Iran's skyline in night


Iran: Dervishes Arrested Ahead Of Solidarity Protest

Another 43 Gonabadi Dervishes have been arrested in Tehran, according to the Majzooban-e Noor website. The report indicates that the group was planning to stage a gathering in front of the Tehran Prosecutor’s office. Gonabadi Dervishes have gathered in Tehran on a number of occasions to protest the treatment of jailed Gonabadi dervishes. This time […]

President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama


Obama: The World Is United In The Fight Against ISIL – Transcript

In this week’s address, the President thanked Congress for its strong bipartisan support for efforts to train and equip Syrian opposition forces to fight ISIL. This plan is part of the President’s comprehensive counter-terrorism strategy to degrade and destroy the terrorist group, and does not commit our troops to fighting another ground war. America, working […]

Catalonia in Spain
Catalonia in Spain


Spain: Catalonia Still Up For Referendum Despite Scotland ‘No’ Vote – OpEd

By Ekaterina Blinova It’s highly doubtful that Catalan nationalists will reject independence despite Scotland’s “No” vote during the referendum, experts say. “What happened in Scotland and the United Kingdom is not a setback for us because what we really want in Catalonia is to have the chance to vote, the same possibility,” said Catalonia’s President […]