Middle East

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Sen. Durbin Against Sending Troops to Middle East

As the airstrikes on ISIS continue, there’s growing concern of reprisals against the United States and its allies. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin is reiterating that he is staunchly against sending ground troops into Iraq to fight ISIS.

09/29/2014

Lebanese army soldiers drive armoured personnel carriers in the northern Lebanese town of Arsal on the border with Syria on August 6, 2014, as fighting with Islamist jihadists continue. Saudi Arabia has given Lebanon's military $1 billion to help its fight against jihadists on the Syrian border, as the army's chief urged France to speed up promised weapons supplies. AFP PHOTO / STR (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

FBI Director Shares Concerns About Potential Terrorism

During a stopover in St. Louis, FBI director James Comey says he is worried about fighting in the Middle East leading to more terrorism in the United States.

08/07/2014

Photo: Jerry Naunheim Jr./St. Louis Archdiocese

St. Louis Religious Leaders Unify for Peace In Middle East

Archbishop Carlson & others ask for prayer on Sunday, to go along with big meeting at The Vatican

06/07/2014

Photo: Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Local Disease Specialist on the First U.S. MERS Case

Symptoms include fever and trouble breathing, and especially any exposure to the Middle East or contact with someone who has been there.

05/08/2014

Illinois Adjutant General William Enyart

Ill. Delegation Struggles With Decision on Syria

Bill Enyart, the southern Illinois Democrat who once headed Illinois’ National Guard, says he hasn’t made up his mind about President Obama’s call for limited military force against Syria.

09/06/2013

Clarence Seedorf, Diego Simeone and Paulo Sousa

St. Louis Police Prepared For Saturday’s Soccer Match

“We’ve asked our FBI friends to give us a threat assessment and they say there are no credible threats toward St. Louis,” St. Louis Police Chief Sam Dotson says.

08/07/2013

Islamic

Pew Study Examines Attitudes of World’s Muslims

The survey of 38,000 Muslims in 39 countries finds most believe their faith should shape not only their personal lives but society and politics as well.

05/01/2013

Coronavirus

Local Specialists Keeping An Eye On Deadly Coronavirus

The mysterious SARS-like illness has now killed six of the twelve people who have been diagnosed with it worldwide.

02/20/2013

Liberal pundit Rachel Maddow (Photo by Ron Hoskins/Getty Images)

Opinion: Why Do The Liberals Keep Complaining?

Liberals and their ilk obviously won the executive branch of the United States government for another four years with the reelection of President Barack Obama, but they still pick fights as much as they did before the election – if not more.

11/21/2012

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Opinion: Single-Issue Voting Is Wrong In These Multi-Issue Times

Consider the economy, the job market, the recent horrendous occurrences in the Middle East before voting for a person because of his race, his social-issue promises, or any other rather selfish reasons.

10/31/2012

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