Nepali Mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa Beats Own Record of 25 Everest Climbs

Fourth EstateKami Rita Sherpa, Age 52, at the Everest basecamp - Courtesy

Nepali mountaineer Kami Rita Sherpa broke the previous world record of 25 ascents of the world’s tallest mountain.   The 52-year-old mountain guide Kami Rita summited Mount Everest for the 26th time on Saturday.  Kami Rita has set and broken …

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Israel Steps Back From Confiscating Church Land in Jerusalem

The government of Israel announced stepping back from a plan designed to expand an Israeli park onto Church-owned lands in the Olive Mount in occupied East Jerusalem due to opposition from Church leaders. The Israel Nature and Parks Authority in …

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ISIS Fighters Shoot Dead 11 Iraqi Soldiers In Northern Baghdad

Iraq’s security officials said that 11 soldiers were shot dead by a group of gunmen from the Islamic State (ISIS) after attacking their army barracks in the mountains area of the north of Baghdad early Friday. The security officials, who …

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