What you need to know about Obama’s executive order on gun control

As promised, President Obama issued a series of “New Executive Actions to Reduce Gun Violence and Make Our Communities Safer,” according to the fact sheet published on the White House website on Tuesday.In order to address what has become known in many states as the “gun show loophole” — whereby purchasing a firearm from a vendor at a gun show had far less restrictions on background checks, licensing, and waiting periods — the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm…

Iranian Commander describes ISIL as US, Israel Proxy, fighting with Saudi, Qatari, Turkish Funding

Iranian Ground Force Commander Brigadier General Ahmad Reza Pourdastan warned of new threats to the region, and said the ISIL terrorist group is fighting a proxy war in Iraq and Syria with the financial support of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey.“Today, the ISIL is committing crimes in Iraq and Syria as the US and the Zionist regime’s proxy and with the money supplied by Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Turkey,” Pourdastan said in the Southern city of Ahvaz on Friday night.