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Syria: What Is ISIS?

Syria: What Is ISIS?

The terrorist group Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), which has very quickly taken control of large areas of Syria and Iraq, was born out of the Sunni terrorist organization al Qaeda. Its command of large areas of Syria and Iraq – and world headlines – is a result of the terror the group has provoked with […]

Is James Foley’s Death the First of Many New Threats?

Is James Foley’s Death the First of Many New Threats?

  The first moment U.S. citizens heard of James Foley’s death, it was most likely with shock or sadness, and the question of who this American journalist was who had been held captive for nearly two years in Syria under the rule of the Islamic State (IS). Surely any American venturing to the Middle East must have […]

American Journalist in Peril

American Journalist in Peril

Steven Sotloff, an American journalist who’s life is in peril at the hands the Islamic State militia known as ISIS, was a relative unknown as a missing member of the media until recently. Sotloff was kidnapped in August 2013 while on assignment for Time magazine. The journalist was last heard from in Syria shortly after […]

Muslim Silence Amid ISIS Atrocities

Muslim Silence Amid ISIS Atrocities

While President Obama finger-points at President Bush and downplays his own lack of accountability in the mounting chaos and genocide occurring in northern Iraq, atrocities continue to be carried out by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). The latest horrifying act of ISIS brutality was the recently publicized beheading of kidnapped American journalist […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 21, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 21, 2014 covers stories around the globe. Months after military coup, Thailand’s junta leader has been named Prime Minister of the nation. Following the release of a brutal execution video of an American journalist, James Foley, United States continued its airstrikes on Iraq. With various […]

ISIS Reportedly Beheaded Journalist

ISIS Reportedly Beheaded Journalist

Islamic State (ISIS) militants have reportedly released a video that shows James Foley, a U.S. Journalist who disappeared in northwest Syria in November of 2012, being beheaded. Reportedly, the video also shows ISIS threatening the life of another journalist, possibly American Steven Sotloff. Sotloff was taken in 2013 from the border between Turkey and Syria. […]

Iraq: Yazidis Continue to Fight for Life

Iraq: Yazidis Continue to Fight for Life

Iraq’s northwestern region is being called “death valley” by the Yazidi people as they continue to fight for life. The Yazidis are thought to be dying by the thousands, but there is no way to confirm that since the Islamic Brotherhood militants took over the area. The U.N. estimates there are approximately 200,000 Yazidis refugees. […]

United States Air Strikes Assist Kurdish Forces

United States Air Strikes Assist Kurdish Forces

Reports are coming in that the United States is assisting the Iraqi people by launching air strikes against the Islamic State (ISIS) forces close to the Mosul dam and the city of Erbil, the Kurdish capital. This comes after a week filled with strikes from armed UAV drones and U.S. jets aimed at ISIS forces […]

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 14, 2014

World News: GLV Daily Digest for August 14, 2014

The world news daily digest from Guardian Liberty Voice for August 14, 2014 covers a wide array of stories from around the globe. A new, five-day truce between Hamas militants and Israel holds, despite a rocky start. Meanwhile, the governor of Iraq’s Sunni ruled province of Anbar has announced the promise of support received from […]

Iraq: ISIS Says Convert or Die

Iraq: ISIS Says Convert or Die

In Iraq, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had given the Yazidi people a deadline of midday Sunday to convert to Islam or die. People who have escaped claim ISIS executed at least 500 Yazidis after overrunning Sinjar. Many, including women and children, were buried alive in mass graves. They have also taken […]

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