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  • Netanyahu to Tell Party Heads: Compromise or Else...

    10/21/2014 11:31:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/10/14 | Elad Benari
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu plans to warn the heads of the parties in his coalition that unless they compromise on issues of religion and state, the coalition will fall apart and new elections will be held, Channel 2 News reports. According to the report, Netanyahu plans to relay this message in a meeting with the heads of the coalition parties that will be held on Wednesday. The latest crisis in the coalition is centered around Netanyahu’s sudden decision to drop his support for the Conversion Bill, which was introduced by Hatnua. Monday’s decision is being perceived as Netanyahu’s way of...
  • Op-Ed: Netanyahu’s Escape From Washington

    10/06/2014 1:24:54 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/10/14 | Jack Englehard
    Banner Quote: An invitation to the White House for an Israeli leader is more like an invitation to a hanging - his own. When it comes to Israel, everybody has an opinion and everybody is a critic. The world is full of experts and geniuses upon the Jewish State. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu barely managed to make his escape from Washington and already the sniping began. By the time he started back to Israel, the carping was underway from world leaders and editorialists, all of whom want a piece of the action. Nobody wants to be left out and no...
  • Carter: Netanyahu too eager for war with Iran

    03/07/2012 6:34:57 AM PST · by COBOL2Java · 51 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 6 March 2012 | David Eldridge
    Former President Jimmy Carter expressed concerns Tuesday that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu may be too willing to go to war with Iran. “I don’t think that’s his first preference, but I think he’s much more eager to go to war with Iran than President Obama [is]. And I was glad to see President Obama discourage that immediate resumption of hostilities between Israel and its neighbors that the Israelis seem to be inclined to do,” the former president said in an interview with The Washington Times-affiliated “America’s Morning News” radio broadcast. Mr. Netanyahu is in Washington this week to meet...
  • Alan Dershowitz on Israel and Hamas

    10/04/2014 1:18:07 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic
    The Volokh Conspiracy ^ | October 3, 2014 | Eugene Volokh
    Noted Harvard law professor Alan Dershowitz has a new book out, “Terror Tunnels: The Case for Israel’s Just War Against Hamas,” a collection of essays that forcefully defend Israel’s actions against Hamas, both from before the most recent fighting (Part I) and since (Part II). The book also includes a long debate (about 15 percent of the book) between Dershowitz and John Dugard, a sharp critic of Israel. Here’s an excerpt from Dershowitz’s conclusion to the book, which I think captures his argument well:
  • Op-Ed: Why Would Obama Oppose Housing for Blacks and Muslims? (Givat Hamatos, Jerusalem)

    10/02/2014 8:20:54 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    INN ^ | Thursday, October 02, 2014 7:16 PM | Moshe Phillips and Benjamin Korn
    Why would President Obama, a champion for the rights of underprivileged blacks and Muslims, try to prevent the construction of new housing for underprivileged blacks and Muslims? Because the blacks are Jewish, the Muslims are in Israel, and the housing is in Jerusalem. In any other part of the world, such housing would be regarded as progressive government intervention to aid the downtrodden. But such housing in Israel is being denounced by President Obama’s spokespeople as “poisonous” and “anti-peace.” The controversy involves a neighborhood in southeastern Jerusalem called Givat Hamatos. It was settled back in the 1990s by Jewish immigrants...
  • Khamenei Calls for Muslim Unity for Israel's 'Annihilation' (while closing in on nuclear bombs)

    10/03/2014 9:22:48 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/3/2014, 1:29 PM | Ari Yashar
    Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Friday used his annual message to Hajj pilgrims heading to Mecca to insult Israel and call for its "annihilation." The speech comes ahead of Eid al-Adha on Friday, the Muslim holiday celebrating Abraham's "sacrifice of Ishmael" in an appropriation of the original Torah story, and like his speech for Eid al-Fitr in July was replete with unfounded barbs hurled against the Jewish state. "The conspiring enemy is aiming to stoke the fire of a civil strife among Muslims, to misdirect the motivation for resistance and jihad and to secure the Zionist regime and...
  • Netanyahu, Obama Meet At White House – Discuss Preventing Nuclear Iran, Destroying ISIS

    10/01/2014 1:37:51 PM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 12 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 1, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    Netanyahu, Obama Meet At White House – Discuss Preventing Nuclear Iran, Destroying ISISBy Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyWashington — October 1, 2014 … The following was communicated by the Israel Prime Minister’s Office to the Israel News Agency. Following are the remarks by US President Barack Obama and Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the start of their meeting earlier today at the White House. US President Obama: “Well, it’s good, once again, to welcome the Prime Minister of Israel, Bibi Netanyahu. Obviously he’s no stranger to the White House. I think I’ve met with Bibi more than any world...
  • PA Illegal Land Grab to Block Road North of Jerusalem

    09/30/2014 10:37:26 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/10/14 | Shlomo Pyotrkovsky & Ari Yashar
    The IDF Civil Administration ordered the expropriation on Tuesday of land between the Samaria communities of Hizmeh and Adam, both of which are located just north of Jerusalem, so as to widen the local road there to have two lanes and ease traffic congestion. However, Arutz Sheva has learned that just hours after the order was given, the Palestinian Authority (PA) sent representatives to the area and started illegally building corrugated iron structures to establish facts on the ground and prevent the usage of the previously empty land. Shortly after learning about the development, members of the Regavim watchdog group...
  • 353 US Reps to Kerry: Iran ‘Stonewalling’ on Nuke Detonator

    10/03/2014 8:32:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 10/3/2014, 5:47 PM | Mark Langfan
    In a stunning bi-partisan “Congressional Letter” from over 353 out of 435 U.S. congresspersons to US Secretary of State John Kerry, the 353 U.S. representatives issued a stark warning that, “As you wrote in the Washington Post earlier this summer, if Iran’s nuclear program is truly peaceful, “it’s not a hard proposition to prove. The only reasonable conclusion for its stonewalling of international investigators is that Tehran does indeed have much to hide.” The Congressional Letter’s signatories included almost all of both parties’ leaderships, and was greatly aided by Republican Congressman Peter J. Roskam (R-IL-06) of Illinois, a stalwart, and...
  • Iranian nuclear physicist killed by Revolutionary Guard, not Israel, relative claims

    10/03/2014 8:25:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 09/30/2014 10:58 | Felice Friedson/The Media Line
    The sister of a leading Iranian nuclear physicist widely believed to have been assassinated by Israel as part of an effort to derail the Islamic Republic’s drive to create nuclear weapons says her brother was murdered by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard (IRI) because he wouldn’t cooperate with the effort to divert nuclear activities from peaceful purposes. When Iranian scientist Dr. Ardeshir Hosseinpour was killed in February 2007, the cause of death was reported to be “gassing” and most presumed the act was carried out by Israel. That belief stood largely because of Iranian accusations to that effect, and because of Israeli...
  • Ted Cruz: ISIL Is Not a Reason to Cozy Up to Iran

    09/29/2014 1:52:42 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Politico Magazine ^ | 09/29/2014 | Sen. Ted Cruz
    On Sept. 26, 2012, an American pastor named Saeed Abedini who was visiting family and fellow Christians in Tehran was dragged out of the private home he was staying in and hauled away to jail by Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Friday marked the second anniversary of his imprisonment, and for the last two years he has been beaten, abused and subjected to solitary confinement for weeks on end in Iran’s most notoriously dangerous prisons for the crime of professing his Christian faith. Pastor Saeed isn’t the only American suffering at the hands of the Iranian regime. Marine veteran Amir Hekmati is...
  • Iran set to execute woman accused of killing attempted rapist

    09/29/2014 10:57:23 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 29, 2014 | Lisa Daftari
    An Iranian woman sentenced to death for killing a man who tried to rape her told her mother goodbye and prepared to die, even as the Islamic republic’s president was meeting with world leaders at the United Nations. Rayhaneh Jabbari, 26, is set to be executed Tuesday, according to reports from Iran. On Monday, her mother, Shole Paravan, recounted on her Facebook page an emotional farewell call her daughter made when a sympathetic guard loaned her a cellphone before she was taken to Rajaiy Shahr Prison to be hanged. […] In April, a court postponed Jabbari’s execution in the face...
  • Iraq Pilots Mistakenly Gave Food, Ammunition to ISIS Militants

    09/30/2014 9:33:41 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 25 replies
    NBC NEWS ^ | 09/30/14 | staff
    An investigation was underway Tuesday after Iraqi military pilots mistakenly gave food, water and ammunition to enemy ISIS militants instead of their own soldiers, a senior security official and a brigadier told NBC News. The supplies were supposed to help besieged Iraqi army officers and soldiers who had been fighting Islamist extremists for one week in Saglawyah and the village of Al-Sijar in the country’s western province of Anbar.
  • Glenn Beck’s Theory on the Real Reason Why the U.S. Bombed the Khorasan Group in Syria

    10/01/2014 4:41:03 AM PDT · by ZachJones · 10 replies
    The Blaze ^ | September 30, 2014 | Erica Ritz
    Glenn Beck presented a theory Tuesday about why the United States bombed targets from the Khorasan group last week, saying it’s possible that the United States did it to help prop up the Iranian government in return for increased cooperation from Iran’s leaders. “It is a theory, but remember, my theory was that you were being lied to in great detail on Benghazi,” Beck said on his television program. “I think this is going to fall in the same thing. I have an answer that nobody else does. [But] I want you to know again, it is a theory.” Beck...
  • Iran Rising

    10/01/2014 3:48:42 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 1, 2014 | Cliff May
    In his address to the UN General Assembly last week, President Obama called the conflict in the Middle East “a fight no one is winning.” I think the evidence suggests he’s wrong. I think Iran is making significant gains.That should distress us because the Islamic Republic, no less than the Islamic State (also known as ISIS and ISIL), is committed to waging jihad. Iran’s 1979 revolution was led by Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini -- a Persian, Shi’a, Islamist version of Lenin. His intention: to spark a global uprising against the West.Khomeini championed social justice – of a sort. “If one permits...
  • The Mark Levin Show: Obama Iran friendly from the very beginning

    10/02/2014 7:42:22 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 6 replies
    http://www.youtube.com/ ^ | Oct 2, 2014 | You Tube
    According to Iran expert Michael Ledine, Obama had sent William Green Miller to Tehran before Obama assumed office to relay the message that Iran-US relationship would change. In 2008, he sent Ambassador Miller to a secret trip to Iran to let Iran know that things would change when he became president. I was told that during the campaign, Miller told me that it was true. Meanwhile this administration trashes Israel for building settlements.
  • The Nuclear Giveaway: Obama is desperate for an agreement with Iran, but Congress must say no

    10/02/2014 7:47:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/02/2014 | Fred Fleitz
    With the Iran nuclear talks now in their endgame and the prospect of a very different political environment in Washington next year if Republicans capture the Senate, Obama officials are in overdrive to achieve their dream of a legacy agreement with Tehran so that President Obama can claim he halted the threat from the Iranian nuclear program. Their goal is to get a final agreement before the nuclear talks are scheduled to end November 24. While the Obama administration has long been desperate to get such an agreement, two recent ill-advised American concessions and a string of misleading statements and...
  • Temple Institute Raises $100k for Third Temple Plans

    09/28/2014 10:15:33 AM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 9-28-14 | Yaakov Levi
    The Temple Institute’s crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for the modern architectural plans for the Third Holy Temple in Jerusalem came to a close on Rosh Hashanah after surpassing its $100,000 goal in 60 days. The initiative began on the first day of the month of Av, when Jews commemorate the destruction of the ancient Holy Temples. Almost 900 pledges have come in from more than 30 countries worldwide. Crowdfunding is a new method of fundraising that leverages the power of the Internet to gather investments or contributions from around the world. The Temple Institute used the Indiegogo platform to...
  • Leader of the Free World: Militant Islam is a Global Problem

    09/29/2014 1:59:32 PM PDT · by Abakumov · 11 replies
    Radix News ^ | September 29, 2014 | Benjamin Netanyahu
    Our hopes and the world's hope for peace are in danger. Because everywhere we look, militant Islam is on the march. It's not militants. It's not Islam. It's militant Islam. Typically, its first victims are other Muslims, but it spares no one. Christians, Jews, Yazidis, Kurds – no creed, no faith, no ethnic group is beyond its sights. And it's rapidly spreading in every part of the world. You know the famous American saying: "All politics is local"? For the militant Islamists, "All politics is global." Because their ultimate goal is to dominate the world.
  • Ted Cruz to Headline Zionist Organization of America Dinner

    09/29/2014 6:02:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    National Journal ^ | September 29, 2014 | Shane Goldmacher
    'We're inviting him because he's one of Israel's greatest friends,' ZOA's president said.Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas will be the keynote speaker at the annual dinner of the Zionist Organization of America in late November, giving him an audience of some of the nation's most influential Jewish leaders, including casino magnate and political financier Sheldon Adelson. "We're inviting him because he's one of Israel's greatest friends," the organization's president, Morton Klein, said. Klein said he expects as many as 1,000 attendees at the dinner, which will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Nov. 23....
  • Prime Minister Netanyahu Delivers the Truth in the UN’s General Assembly of Untruths

    09/30/2014 10:30:59 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 2 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/30/14 | Joseph A. Klein
    A sobering speech at the U.N. about the “master faith” and its quest for global dominance. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a powerful and sobering speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 29th. He said he came from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of the Israeli people and to “expose the brazen lies spoken from this very podium against my country and the brave soldiers who defend it.” “Truth must always be spoken, especially here, in the United Nations,” the prime minister said to an audience of government leaders and delegates not used to hearing the truth...
  • Approved: 2,610 New Buildings in Jewish Areas of Jerusalem

    10/01/2014 2:13:55 PM PDT · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 3 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10-1-14 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    Israel is to press ahead with the planned construction of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem, extreme leftist group Peace Now complained Wednesday to AFP. The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012 in the neighborhood of Givat Hamatos, were given final approval last week, Peace Now said in a statement. Peace Now spokeswoman Hagit Ofran told AFP the government could now publish tenders for the project, but that it would be months before building actually began. Ofran, true to the Peace Now agenda, also stated that the plans damaged prospects for peace and an eventual independent Palestinian state....
  • Obama Insults Jews In Netanyahu White House Meeting

    10/02/2014 10:42:36 AM PDT · by IsraelBeach · 47 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | October 2, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    Obama Insults Jews In Netanyahu White House MeetingBy Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyWashington, D.C. — October 2, 2014 … US President Barack Obama criticized Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu at the White House yesterday warning him not to proceed on “proposed settlements in a disputed part of east Jerusalem.” The White House then issued a press statement on “Israel settlements” hours after Obama met with Netanyahu. The White House stated: “This development will only draw condemnation from the international community, (and) distance Israel from even its closest allies.” Netanyahu, in an interview yesterday with Univision responded: “This isn’t a settlement. These...
  • Netanyahu Promises 'Razor Sharp' Speech at UN

    09/28/2014 4:07:50 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 10 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 9-28-2014 | Hezki Ezra
    Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is promising a “razor sharp” speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Monday. Speaking to reporters who accompanied him on his flight to New York, Netanyahu said the speech would be made up of two parts: a response to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s speech and a response to the speech made by Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who accused Israel of “genocide” and “war crimes” in his speech last Friday. Arutz Sheva has learned that Netanyahu's full speech is not yet ready and is expected to undergo some last minute touch ups, but his associates...
  • Activist who urged killing Israelis nominated for top EU award

    09/29/2014 3:34:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | September 28, 2014, 6:11 pm | Elhanan Miller
    A group of over 50 European Parliament members has nominated a controversial Egyptian activist for the prestigious Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought, despite his having advocated the assassination of Israelis and political leaders in Egypt and called for an end to the State of Israel. Alaa Abdel Fattah, 32, an Egyptian blogger and political activist, has been arrested numerous times by Egyptian authorities since the eruption of a popular revolution in the country in early 2011. Abdel Fattah, who boasts 626,000 followers on Twitter and 156,000 on Facebook, was released on bail September 15 after being charged with organizing...
  • Three Muslim Women Arrested for Attempting to Disrupt Jewish Visitors to Temple Mount

    09/29/2014 5:09:25 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/9/14
    Three Muslim women were arrested at the Temple Mount today (Monday) after shouting and calling out at visiting Jews in an attempt to disrupt their visit. .....
  • Russia, Egypt to discus MiG-35 fighter jets deal in October: Agency

    09/29/2014 11:19:45 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 8 replies
    Ahram Online ^ | 29 Sep 2014
    Deal with Russia comes amid speculation that Egypt may be reducing its military cooperation with the United States Russia plans to hold talks in Egypt next month over the latter’s planned purchase of MiG-35 fighter jets, reported Russian news agency ITAR-TASS on Monday. “They [Egyptian representatives] visited our corporation. We hope that we will be invited to technical talks next month,” Director-General of Russia’s Aircraft Corporation MiG Sergei Korotkov said. The deal, which is reportedly worth LE21 billion ($3 billion), was reported in February amid suggestions Egypt is aiming to reduce its military cooperation with the US, whose ties with...
  • United Nations General Assembly: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

    09/29/2014 1:03:50 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 14 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 9-29-2014 | CSPAN
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  • Deadly spin game - Iran’s nukes just keep on going

    09/29/2014 2:24:14 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 7 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | Monday, September 29, 2014, 4:05 AM
    The Obama administration looks set to go weak in the knees in life-or-death negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program. From the start, the United States and its allies have pressed the mullahs to disable all but about 1,500 of their centrifuges. The logic: With that many machines in operation, should Tehran flip the switch to begin enriching weapons-grade nuclear material, the process of amassing enough uranium for an atom bomb would take a year. Cold comfort, but better than nothing. All the while, Iran has insisted that it needs all 9,400 of its spinning centrifuges, which, of course, ha ha, it...
  • Israel says Palestinian leader doesn't want peace [Captain Obvious Alert!]

    09/29/2014 2:32:40 PM PDT · by markomalley · 1 replies
    AP ^ | 9/29/2014
    Israel's foreign minister says Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas clearly doesn't want to make peace with Israel, calling his speech to world leaders last week "a message of hatred and incitement." Avigdor Lieberman also questioned Abbas' "legitimacy" to speak on behalf of the Palestinian people, telling reporters Monday it's clear he doesn't control the Gaza Strip, where Hamas remains in charge of security.
  • Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks to the 69th United Nations General Assembly

    09/29/2014 3:04:08 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 7 replies
    YouTube ^ | Oct. 29 , 2014 | Benjamin Netanyahu
    Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Speaks to the 69th United Nations General Assembly.
  • Israeli PM denounces UN agency as ‘terrorist rights council’ for Gaza investigation

    09/29/2014 9:46:53 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Daily Telegraph (UK) ^ | 9:05PM BST 29 Sep 2014 | Philip Sherwell
    Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, launched a scathing attack on a United Nations organization from the podium of the UN itself when he denounced its Human Rights Council as a “terrorist rights council”. […] In a controversial address to the General Assembly, he contended that the council’s treatment of Israel was “biased” and rooted in a global upsurge in anti-Semitism. Mr. Netanyahu argued that it was Hamas, the faction that controls the Gaza Strip, that should be investigated for war crimes as it used civilians as human shields and fired missiles at Israel from batteries planted by mosques and...
  • Even in Israel, the media won’t call jihad jihad

    09/30/2014 7:18:39 AM PDT · by markomalley
    Jihad Watch ^ | 9-30-2014 | Robert Spencer
    Nathaniel Roi Arami fell to his death at a construction site in Israel. An “Arab co-worker” was questioned and released, but now the “incident is now being investigated as a possible nationalistically-related murder.” There is nothing unique about this story. It is one of many just like it that have come before, and many more like it will surely follow. But it epitomizes the willful ignorance that blankets not only Israel, but the U.S. and the West in general, on this issue. If Nathaniel Roi Arami was murdered, it wasn’t because his killer was an “Arab” who was acting for...
  • Netanyahu’s Truth in a Den of Lies

    09/30/2014 5:32:44 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | 9-30-14 | Joseph Klein
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a powerful and sobering speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 29th. He said he came from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of the Israeli people and to “expose the brazen lies spoken from this very podium against my country and the brave soldiers who defend it.” “Truth must always be spoken, especially here, in the United Nations,” the prime minister said to an audience of government leaders and delegates not used to hearing the truth spoken in the UN on issues relating to the Jewish state. Israel’s leader emphasized that his...
  • Netanyahu’s Truth in a Den of Lies

    10/01/2014 4:42:39 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | October 1, 2014 | Joseph Klein
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a powerful and sobering speech to the United Nations General Assembly on September 29th. He said he came from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of the Israeli people and to “expose the brazen lies spoken from this very podium against my country and the brave soldiers who defend it.”
  • U.S. State Dept. Rejects Netanyahu’s Mideast Diagnosis

    10/01/2014 8:31:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 10/01/2014 | Arnold Ahlert
    In yet another tragic indication of Obama administration’s ideological obstinance, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki indicated that Israel and the United States are not on the same page regarding the scope of Islamic terror. The rift centers around Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech at the U.N. on Monday, during which he insisted that terrorist groups such as ISIS, Hamas, the Iranian regime, Hezbollah, al-Qaeda and Boko Haram share the same vision. “Some are radical Sunnis, some are radical Shi’ites,” he explained. Some want to restore a pre-medieval caliphate from the 7th century. Others want to trigger the apocalyptic return...
  • East Jerusalem construction plan moves ahead

    10/01/2014 10:12:45 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 1, 2014 12:08 PM EDT
    The Jerusalem municipality says it is pressing forward with a plan to build a controversial new housing development in east Jerusalem. In a statement Wednesday, the municipality said Deputy Mayor Kobi Kahlon has signed an order approving the construction of some 2,500 homes in Givat Hamatos. …
  • U.S.: Jerusalem Construction 'Poisons' the Atmosphere

    10/01/2014 6:52:27 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 19 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 10/02/2014 | Ben Ariel
    State Department uses unusually harsh language when criticizing Israel’s approval of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem. The U.S. State Department used unusually harsh language on Wednesday when criticizing Israel’s approval of planned construction of 2,610 homes in Jerusalem. The housing units, which have been slated for construction since 2012 in the neighborhood of Givat Hamatos, were given final approval last week. Reacting to the move, the State Department warned it would call into question Israel’s commitment to peace with the Palestinian Authority. According to Reuters, State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said the step would also send a “troubling message” if the...
  • Palestinians: Israeli occupation must end in 2016

    10/01/2014 8:22:55 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 1, 2014 2:40 PM EDT | Edith M. Lederer
    The Palestinians are asking the U.N. Security Council to set a deadline of November 2016 for an Israeli withdrawal from all Palestinian territory occupied since 1967 including East Jerusalem in a new push to achieve independence. […] The draft calls for intensified efforts, including through negotiations, to reach a peaceful settlement of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and “a just resolution” of the status of Jerusalem as the capital of two states and of the Palestinian refugee problem. Its key provision calls for “the full withdrawal of Israel, the occupying power, from all of the Palestinian territory occupied since 1967, including East...
  • Israel casts doubt on Egyptian MiG-35 discussions

    10/02/2014 5:25:24 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 3 replies
    Flightglobal.com ^ | October 2, 2014 | ARIE EGOZI
    Israeli intelligence experts have expressed doubts about the viability of ongoing negotiations for a possible sale of Russian RAC MiG-35 fighters to Egypt. Speaking in late September, RAC MiG general director Sergei Korotkov said he was planning to travel to Egypt in October for talks on a proposed deal. Egyptian military personnel visited the MiG-35 production site recently, and the nation has previously been reported as interested in acquiring 24 of the type. The Russian corporation has expressed hopes that the negotiations will result in a deal, but added that the situation will be clearer after the planned talks in...
  • Barack Obama Bans Flights to Israel, But Not Flights From Ebola Affected Countries

    10/02/2014 1:50:50 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 29 replies
    RedState ^ | October 2, 2014 | By: Erick Erickson
    “If you like your Ebola free United States, you can keep your Ebola free United States” could be another Barack Obama promise. Just another in the long time of promises with, as Jim Geraghty of National Review has noted, comes with an expiration date. This one set on September 20, 2014, when the Ebola patient arrived in Dallas carrying the disease. Since then, the Obama administration has been asked about stopping flights into West African countries where Ebola is a problem. Their position is to keep the flights going. But don’t worry. We are taking people’s temperature before they board...
  • Five Palistinian Artifacts that Prove Palestine Never Existed

    10/03/2014 5:30:29 AM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | September 30th, 2014
    Yeah, I know what you’re thinking but no, I haven’t lost my mind and no, I am not kidding. For those of you who have been following me (@israel_shield) on Twitter, you know that I spend a good part of my time battling and destroying anti-Israel propaganda and lies and this Palestine issue is at the top of my list. I know an area called Palestine existed; the Romans coined that name when they occupied Israel from the Jews long before Islam ever existed. NEVER WAS PALESTINE AN ARAB COUNTRY AND NEVER WAS IT OCCUPIED FROM PALESTINIAN ARABS Modern day...
  • Dershowitz: Jimmy Carter, Bishop Tutu 'Mainstreaming' Anti-Semitism

    10/03/2014 5:33:01 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 30 Sep 2014 | Courtney Coren
    By supporting Hamas, President Jimmy Carter and Bishop Desmond Tutu are bringing about the death of more Palestinian civilians and Israeli soldiers alike, Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz said. "It's not only the UN, it's President Jimmy Carter who has blood on his hands," Dershowitz told JD Hayworth on "America's Forum" on Newsmax TV Tuesday. "He's the one who advised [the late Palestinian Liberation Organization leader Yasser] Arafat not to accept the two-state solution that would have resulted in a Palestinian state," he explained. "It's Bishop Tutu who supports Hamas, which has a charter calling for the murder of every...
  • Jewish families move into Jerusalem’s Silwan area amid Arab protests-Sellers should die

    10/03/2014 5:43:11 AM PDT · by SJackson · 2 replies
    Fatah activist: Arabs who sold these properties should die; rock-thrower wounds policeman. Police and Border Police officers escorted several Jewish families past Arab protesters and into their newly acquired homes in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on Tuesday, police said. The seven residences, adjacent to the capital’s Old City, were purchased by Elad, a rightwing organization that uses funds from Jewish supporters in the United States and elsewhere to buy properties in Arab districts. According to police, during a brief confrontation, one officer was lightly wounded by a rock that a protester threw. “In terms of the police perspective,...
  • Sweden to recognize Palestinian state

    10/03/2014 2:41:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Oct 3, 2014 2:38 PM EDT | Karl Ritter
    Sweden’s new prime minister said Friday that his government will recognize a Palestinian state, a move that drew praise from Palestinian officials. In a declaration listing his government’s priorities, Social Democratic leader Stefan Lofven told lawmakers that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can only be resolved through a two-state solution requiring “mutual recognition” and a will from both sides to co-exist peacefully. “Therefore Sweden will recognize the state of Palestine,” Lofven said. …
  • Why Is Washington Enraged Over More Homes for Jews in Jerusalem?

    10/04/2014 4:05:06 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    PJ Media ^ | October 3, 2014 | P. David Hornik
    Americans should protest this abuse of an ally.On Wednesday evening, soon after President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu had completed their parley at the White House, State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki said: This development will only draw condemnation from the international community, distance Israel from even its closest allies, poison the atmosphere not only with the Palestinians but also with the very Arab governments with which Prime Minister Netanyahu said he wanted to build relations. And White House spokesman Josh Earnest—seeming to read in part from the same script—said: “This development will only draw condemnation from the international community. It...
  • New settlements plan threatens ties with Israel, EU says

    10/03/2014 11:25:26 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Reuters ^ | Fri Oct 3, 2014 9:37am EDT | Robin Emmott
    Plans for new settlements in East Jerusalem pose a threat to peace and Israel’s relations with the European Union, the 28-member bloc said on Friday, joining the United States in its criticism of the decision. The strong language from the European Union, the biggest aid donor to the Palestinians, who seek statehood in territories captured by Israel in the 1967 war, echoes criticism from Germany, France and Washington. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said the decision to build 2,610 homes in Givat Hamatos would be the first new settlement in the East Jerusalem area for 15 years. “This represents a...
  • Hundreds Join Mass Prayers Against Destruction of Samaria Town

    09/30/2014 4:14:52 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 2 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/9/14 | Yoni Kempinsky, Ari Yashar
    Arutz Sheva was at the scene as hundreds of concerned Jews gathered on Tuesday in the Samaria town of Givat Assaf, located north of Jerusalem near Beit El, to join in a prayer rally to save the community from destruction. The far-left group Peace Now seven years ago petitioned for the town's destruction claiming it was built on Arab-owned land; residents argue it was not privately owned and therefore can easily be recognized as state land, adding that nearly all of the land was purchased and legally registered by residents in the state land registry. In a court discussion on...
  • Netanyahu@UN: 'Would you let terrorists fire rockets at your cities?'

    09/29/2014 3:12:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 29/9/14
    From A7 article: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addressed the United Nations General Assembly in New York on Monday, in a bid to refute the smear campaign launched by Palestinian Authority (PA) Chairman Mahmoud Abbas claiming Israel is guilty of "genocide." "Distinguished delegates, I come here from Jerusalem to speak on behalf of my people, the people of Israel," Netanyahu began. "I have come here to speak about the dangers we face [. . ] against the brazen lies about my country and about the people who defend it." Video doesn't work from A7, so You Tube link is posted.
  • Jamila Bibi risks stoning if deported to Pakistan, lawyer says [ Canada ]

    09/15/2014 6:58:07 PM PDT · by george76 · 6 replies
    CBC News ^ | Sep 15, 2014
    Jamila Bibi, a Saskatoon, Sask., woman facing criminal charges for adultery in Pakistan, could be the target of a so-called honour killing by her husband's family if she is deported, her lawyer says. ... She has outstanding criminal charges [in Pakistan] that have been filed against her for the crime of adultery," Khan said in an interview with CBC News. "She is a target for honour killing by her ex-husband's family. The Islamic way of doing that is stoning to death."