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  • Carr: Donald Feeds Crow To PC Crowd And Old Gray Lady

    11/30/2015 3:46:03 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 15 replies
    bostonherald.com ^ | November 29 | Howie Carr
    So this contretemps all started when Trump said Muslims in Jersey City celebrated the genocidal 9/11 attack by their co-religionists. Not true, the grandees and dandies sniffed, until it turned out that multiple newspaper stories and radio reports backed up Trump. So the powers that be had to knuckle the original reporter to issue a correction to his own story — 14 years later. Trump then made sport of the reporter’s disability — and I’m certainly not going to defend that. But see how far afield we’ve gotten from the original tempest in a teapot. Forget 9/11, Trump is mean...
  • Will Turkey’s and Egypt’s loss be Israel’s gain?

    Israel's Ministry of Tourism is incentivising Russia's travel trade in a bid to redirect Russian tourists who have been deterred from travel to Turkey and Egypt to come to its Eilat resorts on the Red Sea primarily, but also to the Mediterranean in the Tel Aviv region. The Ministry has earmarked an extra ILS10m ($2.6m) to an existing campaign targeting Russians, according to Michal Gerstler, a spokesperson for the ministry. The additional funds follow the latest developments of a Russian fighter jet downed this week affecting travel to Turkey and a ban on Russians going to Egypt after a Russian...
  • Netanyahu’s New Media Chief Calls Obama Antisemitic, Claims Kerry Has Mental Ability (short)

    11/28/2015 11:08:59 AM PST · by SaveFerris · 50 replies
    MintPressNews.Com ^ | November 6, 2015 | By Reuters
    The United States takes offense at comments by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new communications director accusing President Barack Obama of anti-Semitism and suggesting that Secretary of State John Kerry had the mental abilities of a 12-year-old, the State Department said on Thursday. It said Kerry had spoken to the Israeli leader on Thursday and understood that Netanyahu “will be reviewing” the appointment of Ran Baratz after a U.S.-Israeli summit meeting at the White House next week. Netanyahu and Obama are due to meet to try to mend fences after fierce feuding over the Iran nuclear deal that Israel opposes....
  • Egyptian Intellectual: The Europeans Might Do to the Muslims What Hitler Did to the Jews

    11/26/2015 9:55:03 AM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 72 replies
    MEMRI TV ^ | 11/9/15 | Sky News Arabia (U.K./Abu Dhabi)
    In a TV debate, Egyptian intellectual Dr. Mamoun Fendy compared the Arab and Islamic communities in Europe to the ghettoes of the Jews prior to WWII and presented an extreme position: "that it's possible that the Europeans will do to the Muslims what Hitler did to the Jews." The debate aired on Sky News Arabia on November 19, 2015. Following are excerpts: Mamoun Fandy: Let me say something somewhat extreme about the Muslims living in the West, and I hope that we are talking about a worst case scenario. We have a "geography of extremism" in the West today. The...
  • Amid terror wave, UN adopts six resolutions — all anti-Israel

    11/25/2015 11:30:59 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 35 replies
    INN ^ | 11/25/2015, 2:25 PM | Ari Soffer
    In a move dubbed "surreal" by a leading UN watchdog, and as a campaign of daily Palestinian terrorist attacks continues to target Israelis, the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday adopted six resolutions - all of which bar none condemned Israel. Not a single mention was made of the Palestinian attacks, which have left 22 Israelis dead and hundreds wounded, nor did any other countries - even serial human rights violators such as Saudi Arabia, Iran, Russia and others - receive any of the General Assembly's attention. More disturbingly still, five of the the UNGA resolutions were sponsored by the...
  • Terror alert: Egyptian security seizes 'suspected explosives bound for UK' in Egypt

    The explosives were reportedly found at Cairo airport Guards at Cairo airport apparently discovered the suspected bombs during security checks on two packages which were due to be stowed away on board a flight to America via London. But after a probe they discovered the packages contained no explosives, an Egyptian Interior Ministry source said. It was thought that the parcels, which weighed about 10kg, were flagged up after unusual objects were detected by an X-ray scanner. Egyptian news agency Aswat Masriya reported that the parcels, which contained printer ink cartridges, "appeared to be contaminated" and were set to be...
  • Explosives Found in Packages Bound for U.S. at Cairo Airport: Report

    11/24/2015 3:45:51 PM PST · by Zakeet · 18 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | November 23, 2015
    Two DHL packages containing explosive materials were found by security officials at the Cairo International Airport Tuesday. Reports say the packages were making their way to the United States through London. Ahram.org reports: The source at the airport said that the parcels, weighting about 10kg, were going through security procedures when the explosive substances were detected by the X-Ray scans. The two parcels underwent further examinations which confirmed the existence of explosives. The official said that the parcels have been put under heavy security until authorities can identify their owners.
  • Militants Attack Hotel in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Killing at Least 7

    11/24/2015 2:30:54 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 18 replies
    nytimes.com ^ | NOV. 24, 2015 | KAREEM FAHIM
    Militants Attack Hotel in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, Killing at Least 7 By KAREEM FAHIMNOV. 24, 2015 CAIRO — Islamic State militants attacked a hotel in the northern Sinai Peninsula of Egypt with explosives and gunfire early on Tuesday, killing at least seven people, including a judge, according to security officials, Egyptian state media and a statement by the group. The hotel, the Swiss Inn Resort in El Arish, was housing judges who were monitoring Egypt’s parliamentary elections, an important political milestone for the government of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi. The militants were able to penetrate the hotel despite the heavy...
  • Muslim World Reacts to Obama's Speech

    11/24/2015 12:54:46 PM PST · by MoochPooch · 20 replies
    For those that understand "Poe's Law" no further disclaimer is required. For those that don't.........I suggest you look it up.
  • Scientist Defends Account Of Exodus

    04/11/2003 1:52:30 PM PDT · by blam · 50 replies · 1,524+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 4-10-2003 | Richard N. Ostling
    Scientist Defends Account of Exodus By RICHARD N. OSTLING The Associated Press Thursday, April 10, 2003; 12:18 PM A British scientist is making two claims about Jewish history this Passover season that could surely spark discussion over the Seder meal. Colin J. Humphreys of Cambridge University has concluded that science backs traditional beliefs that the Israelites' exodus from Egypt was led by Moses pretty much the way the Bible and the Haggadah ritual tell it. He also says that Mount Sinai, where Scripture says Moses received God's Law, is located in Saudi Arabia, not Egypt's Sinai Peninsula - moving a...
  • Putin Visits Tehran for Syria Talks (Meets with Ayatollah Khamenei)

    11/23/2015 7:31:30 AM PST · by xzins · 78 replies
    VOA ^ | 23 Nov 15 | VOA
    Russian President Vladimir Putin has arrived in Tehran for talks with Iranian leaders about the crisis in Syria. On his first trip to Iran in eight years, Putin met with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Monday, as Russia nears a third month of military engagement in the conflict. The discussions come on a sidelines of a one-day trip to Iran for a summit of gas-exporting countries. Tehran and Moscow have supported Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the ongoing civil war that has crippled the country since 2011 and killed over 250,000 people. The violence has displaced millions more. On...
  • Top U.S. general [Retired]: 'We are not trying to destroy ISIS'

    11/22/2015 6:04:16 PM PST · by amorphous · 45 replies
    WND ^ | 22 Nov 2015 | Greg Corombos
    ISIS can be defeated, but it will take much greater will on the part of President Obama, an exponentially more robust air campaign with more reasonable rules of engagement and Arab ground forces to get the job done, according to retired U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Tom McInerney. McInerney spent 35 years in uniform and rose to the role of assistant vice chief of staff, the number three position in the Air Force. He also served as a combat pilot in Vietnam and as vice commander of U.S. Air Forces Europe. He said the first step is for Obama to...
  • Fatah Facebook Inciting Murder of Gershon Mesika

    On Sunday morning, a female terrorist was attempting to stab a girl in the bus station at the junction of the Samaria Regional Brigade, when former Samaria Regional Council head Gershon Mesika noticed the incident and drove his car in her direction to try and stop her. Mesika’s car ran into a ditch after hitting the terrorist. At that point, according to Elyakim Gross from Itamar, he, Gross, shot two bullets into the terrorist’s body, and a soldier who had rushed over also shot her twice. The “official Fatah” Facebook page offered an entirely different narrative:
  • James O'Keefe: What Does Huma Say on about Syrian Refugees on Undercover Video?

    11/22/2015 3:58:51 PM PST · by Diago · 66 replies
    James O'Keefe Twitter ^ | November 22, 2015 | James O'Keefe
    Excited to release our new video on @HumaAbedin tomorrow (Monday) from an event where recordings were prohibited, of course.
  • Pro-market Macri wins Argentina presidency: exit polls

    11/22/2015 2:47:44 PM PST · by Perdogg · 20 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11.22.15
    Pro-market leader Mauricio Macri won Argentina's presidential runoff vote on Sunday, according to exit polls, heralding an end to 12 years of leftist government. Exit polls broadcast by several television channels just after voting closed at 2100 GMT indicated that conservative Macri, 56, had beaten his left-wing rival Daniel Scioli, without giving a breakdown.
  • Israeli premier accuses German department store of boycott

    11/22/2015 6:40:11 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Nov 22, 2015 7:47 AM EST
    Israel's prime minister is accusing a German department store of a "boycott" after it removed products made in Israeli settlements under new European Union labeling guidelines. Benjamin Netanyahu noted Sunday that Berlin's KaDeWe department store was once owned by Jews before the Nazis seized it. He says its decision to label products from Israeli communities and remove them from its shelves is "a boycott in every respect." ...
  • Abbas admits: 'I rejected Israeli offer of PA state'

    11/21/2015 3:44:38 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 18 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/11/15 | Hillel Fendel
    For the first time, Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has admitted that he rejected "out of hand" an Israeli offer for a PA state on nearly 95% of Judea and Samaria. In 2008, then-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert offered to agree to the creation of an independent PA state including all of Gaza, nearly all of Judea/Samaria, and parts of Israel – a total area equal to 99.5% of the size of Judea and Samaria. In addition, a tunnel would connect Judea/Samaria to Gaza, and the PA state would have its capital in eastern Jerusalem. Not only that: Olmert...
  • USA Delivers 19,000 Bombs to Wahabist Saudis Supporting ISIS

    11/21/2015 4:41:36 PM PST · by lbryce · 47 replies
    Russian Insider ^ | November 19, 2015 | Staff
    Originally appeared at German Economic News. Translated by Susan Neumann. Hey, Muhammad Barack Obama Al-Husseini: My boots haven't been licked for awhile. Please bend down and start with the left boot Could it be any more clear who is on the right side, and who is on the wrong side of this conflict? The Islamist theocracy Saudi Arabia is getting heavy ammunition equaling billions of dollars from the United States. It remains to be seen whether this economic booster shot for the U.S. defense industry will lead to consequences in Syria. The Saudis are fighting covertly against the Russians. The...
  • Anonymous Says ISIS Plans Attacks Against 'Paris And The World' Sunday

    11/21/2015 1:34:14 PM PST · by RaceBannon · 43 replies
    International business times ^ | November 21 2015 8:32 AM EST | By David Gilbert @daithaigilbert d.gilbert@ibtimes.com
    UPDATE: 3:05 p.m. EST -- The FBI Saturday said in a statement it is aware of an alleged threat by the Islamic State group to stage an attack on a WWE event scheduled for Atlanta Sunday evening. However, FBI Special Agent in Charge J. Britt Johnson of the Atlanta office said the bureau did not have "specific or credible information of an attack." The FBI is aware of reports of an alleged threat that includes an Atlanta, Georgia, venue and event. ... We have ... made the proper notifications as we continue to work closely with our law-enforcement and private-sector...
  • Walid Phares Explains Obama's Strategy (Why Obama is so pro Syrian refugee)

    11/19/2015 8:04:43 PM PST · by GilGil · 46 replies
    RushLimbqaugh.com ^ | 11/16/2015 | Rush Linbugh
    PHARES: ...the president has a different strategy. He's getting a lot of pressure by the Iranians. Otherwise he should have long time ago allied himself, partnered with Arab moderate forces such as Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Egypt, UAE, they are fighting terrorism very much and very well in Yemen, in Sinai, in Libya, elsewhere, but the reason that he's not going to these moderate Arab forces and asking them on the ground to be boots on the ground is because the Iranians are pressuring him because the Syrian Regime is pressuring him. They don't want those areas, those Sunni areas to...
  • Hungary Will Not Label Products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights

    11/18/2015 1:48:19 AM PST · by Slings and Arrows · 18 replies
    In defiance of European Union guidelines, Hungary will not label products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights. Indeed, its foreign minister urges greater cooperation with Israel in fighting global terrorism. Speaking at a breakfast meeting of the Israel Council on Foreign Relations on Monday, Hungarian Foreign Minister and Trade Minister Peter Szijjarto, who was on a 24-hour visit to Israel, said that his country will not label products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan Heights, calling the EU’s decision to do so “irrational.” “We do not support that decision. It is an inefficient instrument. It is irrational and does...
  • Kerry in Israel Next Week to Squeeze Bibi for 'Good Will' for Abbas [Zechariah 12]

    11/19/2015 11:15:46 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 17 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | 11/19/2015 | Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will be back in town on Tuesday for another round of pressing Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu to give Mahmoud Abbas another boost in confidence by surrendering more sovereignty in Judea and Samaria. Kerry also will meet with the Palestinian Authority chairman, but there has been no mention of a joint meeting. Whenever the Secretary of State comes, he wants something in return for having taken his precious time to talk with the Prime Minister, who is his biggest obstacle to giving him at least one supposed achievement before he leaves Foggy Bottom when President...
  • 57% of Arab Israelis say Islamic Movement represents them

    11/18/2015 2:02:33 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    INN ^ | 11/17/2015, 8:40 PM | Ari Yashar
    Results of research showing the 2015 index for relations between Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel, published partially for the first time on Tuesday, show just how far the Arab population supports and identifies with openly pro-terror organizations. The research, conducted by Professor Sami Samucha, reveals that no less than 57% of Arab citizens of Israel say they feel the radical Islamic Movement in Israel faithfully represents them. Significantly, the movement was outlawed on Tuesday for its long history of inciting terrorism, organizing and funding violent riots on the Temple Mount, and its close connections with Hamas. ...
  • Bomb that took out Russian Metrojet was in plane's main cabin: report

    11/18/2015 8:32:23 AM PST · by McGruff · 45 replies
    Daily News ^ | November 18, 201
    A bomb that downed a Russian plane in Egypt last month had been placed in the aircraft's main cabin not in the cargo compartment as reported earlier, the daily Kommersant said on Wednesday citing an unnamed source. The newspaper, citing a source close to the investigation of the crash, said the epicenter of the explosion appeared to have been at the rear of the cabin near the tail section. "According to a preliminary version, the bomb could have been laid under the passenger seat by the window. Its operation has led to the destruction of the frame and depressurization of...
  • Egypt rounds up airport workers after Russia confirms bomb brought down passenger jet

    11/17/2015 9:31:12 AM PST · by libstripper · 46 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov. 17, 2015 | Fox News
    Egyptian officials reportedly detained 17 airport employees Tuesday, hours after the head of Russia's security service said that the crash of a passenger plane over the Sinai Peninsula last month that killed all 224 people on board was an act of terrorism. . . . "There's no statute of limitations for this, we need to know all of their names," Putin said. "We're going to look for them everywhere wherever they are hiding. We will find them in any place on Earth and punish them."
  • US Approves Sale Of Smart Bombs To Saudi Arabia (Reuters)

    11/17/2015 7:03:32 PM PST · by Lorianne · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | 16 November 2015 | Andrea Shalal
    The U.S. State Department has approved the sale of $1.29 billion in smart bombs to Saudi Arabia to help replenish supplies used in its battle against insurgents in Yemen and air strikes against Islamic State in Syria, the Pentagon said on Monday. The Pentagon's Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA), which facilitates foreign arms sales, notified lawmakers on Friday that the sales had been approved, it said in a statement. The lawmakers now have 30 days to block the sale, although such action is rare since deals are carefully vetted before any formal notification. The sales reflect President Barack Obama's pledge...
  • So Far: Syrian Refugees in U.S. Include 2,098 Muslims, 53 Christians

    11/17/2015 6:08:25 AM PST · by maggief · 19 replies
    cnsnews ^ | November 17, 2015 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – President Obama said Monday that calls from some quarters for the U.S. to admit only Christian refugees from Syria were “shameful,” yet the reality is that today’s refugee system discriminates, not against Syrian Muslims, but against Christians and other non-Muslim minorities. Critics say this is because the federal government relies on the United Nations in the refugee application process – and since Syrian Christians are often afraid to register with the U.N., they and other non-Muslims in invariably left out. Fleeing persecution at the hands of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) and other jihadist groups, Syrian...
  • Schumer: Refugee pause may be necessary

    11/17/2015 2:38:41 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Hill ^ | November 17, 2015 | By Alexander Bolton
    Sen. Charles Schumer (N.Y.), the third ranking member of the Senate Democratic leadership, on Tuesday said it may be necessary to halt the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the United States. Republicans immediately seized on Schumer's comment, which breaks with other Democrats who have argued against halting the program.
  • Hezbollah Not a Terror Group, Says Russia

    11/16/2015 12:07:18 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 12 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | Monday, November 16, 2015 | Hana Levi Julian
    Russia says it does not define Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, which may impact international efforts to deal with terror attacks. Hezbollah has suffered huge losses in the fighting in Syria, with hundred of its fighters killed or wounded. Russia does not consider Hezbollah to be a terrorist organization, according to Moscow's deputy foreign minister, Mikhail Bogdanov. The official was quoted Sunday by the Interfax news agency as he explained that Russia maintains ties with the group. "Some say Hezbollah is a terrorist organization," Bogdanov said. "We maintain contacts and relations with them because we do not consider them a...
  • DEBKAfile: Syria rebels: We have killed Al Qods Chief Soleimani

    11/14/2015 8:03:51 PM PST · by Dave346 · 40 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | November 14, 2015, 11:35 PM (IDT)
    Syrian rebel sources claimed Saturday night that they had killed Iranian al Qods chief, the commander of Iranian forces in Iraq and Syria, Gen. Qassem Soleiman, in the fighting east of Aleppo. This claim is not confirmed by any other sources. The rebels say they located the Iranian general’s movements by means of intelligence and struck his car with a TOW missile, killing him and three other Iranian commanders with him, Masoud Askari, Mahmud Dahakan and Ahmed Rajai. If this is confirmed it would count as a signal Syrian rebel feat.
  • Eight civilians killed in Egypt’s Sinai

    11/14/2015 1:19:24 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 2 replies
    The Jordon Times ^ | Nov 12,2015 | AFP
    CAIRO — Gunmen killed eight civilians, including a child, in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula where the army is battling a jihadist insurgency, medical and security sources said Thursday. Unidentified armed men shot and killed seven men and a four-year-old child in their home in El Arish in North Sinai on Wednesday night, a security official said. - See more at: http://www.jordantimes.com/news/region/eight-civilians-killed-egypt%E2%80%99s-sinai#sthash.Y6bEEq6x.dpuf
  • Will Our Values Make Us Seek Peace With Genocide?

    11/12/2015 3:10:06 AM PST · by markomalley · 13 replies
    American Spectator ^ | 11/12/15 | John C. Wohlstetter
    When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that Hitler got the idea of perpetrating the Holocaust from Haj Amin al-Husseini, as Grand Mufti of Jerusalem from 1922 to 1948 spiritual leader of the Arabs in Palestine, he predictably ignited a firestorm. In fact, as this Israel Network video (4:56) shows, the mufti’s role in the Nazi genocidal enterprise was that of eager collaborator and cheerleader, though not as instigator. (He also eagerly incorporated Soviet communism into his totalitarian arsenal.)Scholar Jeffrey Herf recently addressed this issue in a Times of Israel posting:  The now widely accepted international consensus among historians of the...
  • Zawahiri: Coming To Egypt

    04/01/2013 5:17:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | April 1, 2013 | Walid Shoebat
    Zawahiri: Coming To EgyptPosted By Walid Shoebat On April 1, 2013 @ 12:44 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 6 Comments Several Egyptian newspapers like Masr Al-Jadeeda, Al-Istiklal and Medan have published the story of a secret meeting in Pakistan between Ayman Zawahiri, the main man of al-Qaeda, and Muhammad Morsi of Egypt. According to the reports, in this meeting Morsi promised to smuggle Zawahiri back to Egypt.The leak came from an investigative report by Bloch Pakistan Newspaper. The paper stated that since Zawahiri had to travel between Pakistan and Afghanistan to remain in hiding, an agreement was reached in secret...
  • Russia Deploys Missile System Able To Hit Tel Aviv Planes

    11/13/2015 3:19:49 AM PST · by Fennie · 13 replies
    INN ^ | November 13, 2015
    Moscow places S-400 'Growlers' in Syria's Latakia base, in an escalation that places Ben-Gurion Airport within range. Russia has revealed in photographs that it has deployed a highly advanced anti-missile system in western Syria, that is capable of downing planes taking off in Tel Aviv. The S-400 anti-missile system, known to NATO as the SA-21 "Growler," was shown to be stationed in the Latakia Airbase on the Syrian coast of the Mediterranean Sea in photographs released by the Russian military, reports the Daily Mail on Thursday. In the past there have been Arab media reports of Israeli airstrikes in Latakia...
  • 'Hezbollah weapons warehouses were the target of Wednesday's Israeli airstrikes in Syria'

    11/12/2015 9:21:03 AM PST · by Lera · 11 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/12/2015 | YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA
    Arab media reports airstrikes that were attributed to Israel damaged military outposts on the outskirts of Damascus airport. The target of Israel's alleged airstrikes in Syria on Wednesday evening were Hezbollah weapons warehouses, Arab media affiliated with the opposition to Syrian Preisdent Basher Assad reported Thursday. Pro-Assad operatives on Facebook said that the strikes, adjacent to Damascus airport, struck "military outposts near the airport, and there is a high probability that it was IDF warplanes that struck." New portal 'Damascus Alan,' which is affiliated with the Assad regime, reported that heavy damage was caused to army outposts around the airport,...
  • Ramallah youth: We can’t forgive Israel for what it’s done to our people

    11/12/2015 9:26:56 AM PST · by Lera · 25 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 11/12/2015 | SETH J. FRANTZMAN
    City seethes amid continuing calls for 'third intifada' as thousands gather to commemorate 11 years since Yasser Arafat’s death. The new Nutella shop on Zahra street in downtown Ramallah was humming with business on Wednesday. High school students Nur and her friend Sawsan had come into the city from the town of Katanna for memorial ceremonies marking the anniversary of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s death 11 years ago, but they seemed more interested in consuming large amounts of creamy Nutella atop fresh warm crepes than in discussing politics. “Yes, we’re having an intifada, but it’s not so bad here. It’s...
  • ISIS Threatens To Attack Russia Very Soon

    11/12/2015 8:15:25 AM PST · by Fennie · 86 replies
    ABNA ^ | November 12, 2015
    The ISIS terrorist group has released a video threatening to carry out attacks in Russia "very soon." The five-minute clip, published by ISIL's Al-Hayat Media Center, contains graphic images of previous attacks, accompanied by a chant in Russian. The group vows to "take back Caucasus and stop it from being ruled by dark forces," as well as to seize the Kremlin, and impose Sharia in Tatarstan.
  • 2 suicide bombers hit southern Beirut, at least 37 dead

    11/12/2015 9:40:22 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 19 replies
    BNO News ^ | November 12, 2015
    At least 35 people have been killed and more than 180 others have been injured after two suicide bombers blew themselves up in a commercial area in the Lebanese capital of Beirut.
  • MK: Israel to blame for EU labeling rules

    11/11/2015 11:27:04 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12/11/15 | Yaakov Levi
    As Israeli politicians and organizations continue to rail against the European Union for its decision to label products made in Judea and Samaria, MK Stav Shaffir said that Israel - and especially the current government - had no one to blame but itself for the situation. “The 'right wing' government in this country long ago sold the settlements down the river for a long list of benefits from the European Union,” Shaffir wrote on her Facebook page Thursday. “Israel has signed many agreements that exclude Judea and Samaria as entities within Israel.” Shaffir was referring to scientific, economic, and academic...
  • Iran’s New Wave of Anti-Americanism

    11/10/2015 3:27:00 PM PST · by detective · 11 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | November 10, 2015 | Helle Dale
    Tehran seems determined to demonstrate that the nuclear agreement struck by the Obama administration will not alter the nature of the Iranian regime one whit. President Obama's proffered, outstretched hand to Iran, as proposed before the 2008 presidential election, has been repaid with a poke in the eye.
  • Map: Two countries get 75% of all U.S. spending on foreign military aid

    11/10/2015 2:39:10 PM PST · by plain talk · 11 replies
    CBS MarketWatch ^ | November 10, 2015 | Shawn Langlois
    The United States spent a total of $5.9 billion to fund militaries around the world in 2014, according to the government’s 2015 Foreign Assistance report. Of that total, some 75%, or about $4.4 billion, was divided between Israel and Egypt. Clearly, the Middle East, at 64% of the pie, is the theme here, with Iraq, Jordan and Lebanon also found among the top 10 recipients. Closer to home, Colombia led the Americas with a relatively scant $29 million. Still, that’s enough to place it ninth overall on the list.
  • Watch: Child terrorist stabbers caught on CCTV

    11/10/2015 2:08:10 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 22 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 10/11/15 | Ari Soffer
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=308AnrGNYS4 Footage has emerged showing the moment two young Arab terrorists - one of them aged just 11 - carried out a stabbing attack aboard a bus in Jerusalem's Pisgat Ze'ev neighborhood Monday. A security guard was moderately wounded in the attack, but succeeded in shooting and injuring one of the attackers, while the second was detained at the scene. The attack was one of three stabbings or attempted stabbings in the capital Tuesday, ending a period of quiet in Jerusalem which lasted for several days. Shortly after the Pisgat Ze'ev attack an Arab terrorist was shot near the...
  • Senator Ted Cruz Seeks To Remove Muslim Brotherhood's Veil

    11/10/2015 6:23:19 AM PST · by Biggirl · 12 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 10, 2015 | James Zumwalt
    Imagine the existence of a group involved in covertly formulating a plan on how to subvert the U.S. Constitution, distributing that plan among its leadership and agents within the U.S., quietly supporting terrorism to further this agenda, declaring war against America, and brazenly recognizing U.S. indifference by boasting about its terrorist activities.
  • "I am Cyrus" (Harry Truman)

    11/09/2015 2:17:56 PM PST · by fishtank · 14 replies
    Christian History Institute ^ | Issue # 99 | Paul Charles Merkley
    "I am Cyrus" by Paul Charles Merkley In November 1953, just a few months after leaving the presidency of the United States, Harry S. Truman was brought to the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York to meet a group of Jewish dignitaries. Accompanying him was his good friend Eddie Jacobson, a comrade from his Army days and former business partner in a short-lived men's haberdashery 30 years earlier. Jacobson introduced his friend to the assembled theologians: "This is the man who helped create the State of Israel." Truman retorted, "What do you mean, "helped to create"? I am Cyrus. I...
  • Terrorist in Action, Beitar

    11/09/2015 12:39:22 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 10 replies
    You Tube ^ | 8/11/15
    My son's classmate witnessed this incident. Said the guard was down on the floor because of the attack, but kicked the b(*& and shot her in the head. Unclear if she survived. I hope not.
  • Confirmation of Attack on Russian Jet May Strengthen Putin’s Resolve in Syria

    11/09/2015 3:34:22 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 18 replies
    NYT ^ | NOV. 8, 2015 | NEIL MacFARQUHARNOV
    Confirmation of Attack on Russian Jet May Strengthen Putin’s Resolve in Syria By NEIL MacFARQUHAR NOV. 8, 2015 MOSCOW — The main bell in St. Isaac’s Cathedral in St. Petersburg tolled 224 times on Sunday, once for each victim of the destruction of a Russian charter flight in Egypt a week ago. Although President Vladimir V. Putin and his aides at first indignantly dismissed suspicions of a terrorist act, the Kremlin has since then clearly come to grips with the idea that a bomb was probably involved in the crash: Late Friday it suspended all travel by Russians to Egypt,...
  • The most sickening ISIS video yet: Jihadist barbarians massacring 200 Syrian children

    11/09/2015 9:01:30 AM PST · by rickmichaels · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | November 7, 2015 | COREY CHARLTON
    ISIS militants have lined up and shot 200 Syrian children in the latest sickening mass execution video to emerge from inside the jihadis' territory. Forced to lie side-by-side and with their faces in the dirt, the video shows about 200 young children stretched out in a long line to the left and right. Behind them, at least a dozen gunmen armed with assault rifles and handguns stand poised and ready to fire.
  • Syrian rebels recapture village in west - monitoring group

    11/09/2015 12:30:59 AM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 23 replies
    reuters.com ^ | Friday November 6, 2015 2:19pm GMT | reuters
    Syrian rebels recaptured a village and surrounding areas in the west of the country on Friday, consolidating significant advances made the day before at the expense of pro-government forces, a monitoring group said. ...Morek's capture was a blow to the Russian-backed campaign in the west and northwest of the country, where it has had limited success in retaking territory gained by rebels early this year.
  • Obama Cracked Jokes While the Rest of the World Mourned

    11/08/2015 8:26:40 PM PST · by lbryce · 37 replies
    Observer.comRussian Insider ^ | November 5, 2015 | Mikhail Klikushin
    On November 2, speaking at a Democratic fundraiser in New York, President Barack Obama poked fun at the Republicans, joking that if they cannot handle CNBC moderators how could they possibly handle Russia’s Vladimir Putin? “Every one of these candidates says, ‘Obama’s weak, Putin’s kicking sand in his face. When I talk to Putin, he’s gonna straighten out.’ …and then it turns out they can’t handle a bunch of CNBC moderators!” Mr. Obama said. “I mean, let me tell you: if you can’t handle those guys,” he continued, laughing, “I don’t think the Chinese and the Russians are going to...
  • Egypt Plane Crash: Evidence Points to Inside Job

    11/09/2015 8:07:58 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    New evidence in the investigation of the Russian airliner that crashed in Egypt indicates an inside man may have helped to plant an explosive device on board, aviation security officials told ABC News. Investigators today will be scrutinizing surveillance tape and employee records at Egypt's Sharm el Sheikh airport, from which the Russian jet took off, looking for a ramp worker who authorities say may have been recruited by ISIS to plant a bomb on the plane. "ISIS may have concluded that the best way to defeat airport defenses is not to go through them but to go around them...