The words read,
October 12, 2015 - 08:00 GMT
Daesh's black flag is the brand of modern global jihad. It is an Islamic symbol that has been kidnapped and appropriated to create a powerful force of terror.
Demonstrators hold up photos of Russian President Vladimir Putin to protest Russia's involvement in the Syrian civil war and in support of refugees and asylum seekers in Sydney on October 11, 2015. (AFP/Peter Parks)
October 11, 2015 - 09:56 GMT
Putin's recent involvement in Syria, and potential future involvement in Iraq, has only deepened the Sunni vs. Shiite divide, diminishing the fleeting hope of peace in the Middle East.
Russia's stealth fighters T-50 perform during the MAKS-2013, the International Aviation and Space Show, in Zhukovsky, outside Moscow. (AFP/Kirill Kudryavtsev)
October 08, 2015 - 10:03 GMT
Russian jets have a long history of airspace violations, including a recent incident in Turkish territory as well as a near collision with two US jets.
Palestinians wave their national flags as they watch a live-screening of president Mahmud Abbas' speech followed by the raising of the Palestinian flag at the United Nations headquarters in New York, on September 30, 2015 in the city of Ramallah. (AFP/Abbas Momani)
October 07, 2015 - 07:56 GMT
Linda S. Heard emphasizes that the Israel-Palestine peace process has been a failure and a new strategy must be adopted in order to bring stability to the region.
An Israeli soldier hurls a smoke grenade during clashes with Palestinians near Ramallah, October 4, 2015. (AFP/File)
October 05, 2015 - 07:00 GMT
While tensions continue to escalate in Jerusalem over the Al-Aqsa Mosque, rumors are growing of a third intifada. Could the Palestine-Israel conflict further spiral out of control?
Pope Francis kisses a baby as he arrives for his weekly general audience at St Peter's square on September 30, 2015 at the Vatican. (AFP/Andreas Solaro)
September 30, 2015 - 10:47 GMT
As the Pope wins hearts and open minds on his world tour, the Muslim world is left in the dark. Does Islam need its own Pope-figure to sway public opinion? Al Bawaba’s Hunter Stuart elaborates…
Lebanese boys sit as they visit tombs of relatives at a cemetery in the coastal city of Tripoli. (AFP/Joseph Eid)
September 30, 2015 - 08:16 GMT
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are often forced to leave the bodies of their dead relatives for several days while they struggle to find appropriate burial grounds.
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince and Defense Minister Prince Mohammad bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud.(AFP/File)
September 27, 2015 - 13:12 GMT
Iran is quickly pointing a finger at Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud's son.
Although the Obama administration has repeatedly stated that “there is no place for Assad in a future Syria,
September 27, 2015 - 07:51 GMT
The US is both training Syrian rebels while showing utter complacency towards Russia's increased military presence in the war torn country. Eyad Abu Shakra asks what does “settlement in Syria” really mean to Washington?
Funeral prayers in Dubai take place for 33-year-old Sheikh Rashid who died of a heart attack, September 20, 2015. (AFP/File)
September 22, 2015 - 08:02 GMT
Accusations of murder via a WikiLeaks cable, a drug habit and rehab. Was 33-year-old Sheikh Rashid leading a secret life?
Russia's President Vladimir Putin (R) and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad shake hands as they meet in Moscow's Kremlin in 2006. (AFP/Sergei Karpukhin)
September 20, 2015 - 08:19 GMT
Russia's recently enhanced presence in Syria indicates a backing of the Assad regime. But is it really just a ploy to make America look foolish in the international arena?