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  • Israel begins handing out deportation notices to African migrants

    02/07/2018 1:36:27 AM PST · by Altura Ct. · 12 replies
    Israel’s Population and Immigration Authority on Sunday began serving deportation notices to Eritrean and Sudanese migrants and asylum seekers, telling them that they would be sent to an unnamed African country that enjoys a relatively “stable government.” “This is a country that has developed tremendously over the last decade and has absorbed thousands of returning residents as well as migrants from various African countries,” read the deportation notice, issued to hundreds of migrants as they stood in line at the Interior Ministry offices in Bnei Brak to renews their visas on Sunday. “In recent years, this country has shown the...
  • Fact-Check: Yes, George Soros-Funded Groups Are Behind Campaign Opposing Israel’s Deportation...

    02/05/2018 7:35:52 PM PST · by markomalley · 8 replies
    Breitbart Jerusalem ^ | 2/5/18 | Aaron Klein
    Organizations financed by billionaire George Soros, a champion of open border policies, have been leading the opposition here to Israel’s decision to enforce its law by seeking to deport illegal African migrant infiltrators.Israel on Sunday announced it will begin issuing deportation notices to men without children who arrived illegally from Eritrea and Sudan largely seeking work. The move is the first stage of an Israeli government plan to enact a Knesset-approved Infiltrator’s Bill, which allows the country to forcibly deport illegal infiltrators, with exceptions for children, the elderly, parents of dependent minors, those with refugee applications pending and victims of slavery...
  • Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

    02/05/2018 8:59:57 AM PST · by C19fan · 28 replies
    Reuters ^ | February 5, 2018 | Maayan Lubell and Elana Ringler
    Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government is offering the migrants, most of whom are from Sudan and Eritrea, $3,500 and a plane ticket to what it says is a safe destination in another country in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Iran Caught in “Missile Trap” After UN Report

    01/15/2018 8:08:53 AM PST · by nuconvert · 30 replies
    IranWire ^ | January 13, 2018
    Iran’s missile program has been the target of criticism by the US and the European Union for quite some time. When Yemeni Houthi rebels launched a missile toward Saudi Arabia on November 5, 2017, Iran was accused of having supplied it to them, a charge Iranian officials categorically denied. But on Friday, January 12, a United Nations panel concluded that the Islamic Republic had violated a UN arms embargo by directly or indirectly providing missiles and drones to the Shi'ite rebels in Yemen. In the 79-page report, the panel accuses Iran of violating UN Security Council Resolution 2216, passed in...
  • UN Finds Iranian Weapons Supplied To Yemeni Rebels, Violating UN Embargo

    01/15/2018 8:01:22 AM PST · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    A United Nations panel in a new report has concluded that Iran violated a UN arms embargo by directly or indirectly providing missiles and drones to Shi'ite rebels in Yemen, backing up accusations made repeatedly by the United States. (excerpt "The panel said it came to the conclusion that Iran had manufactured the weapons the Yemeni rebels fired at Saudi Arabia, which leads an Arab coalition fighting on the side of the government against the rebels in Yemen's civil war. The panel said it found that design features of the missile debris were "consistent with those of the Iranian-designed and...
  • Infiltrators given 90 days to leave Israel — or be sent to jail [aka illegal aliens]

    12/28/2017 7:20:28 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    INN ^ | 12/28/17 21:08 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    The Immigration and Border Authority, under the auspices of the Interior Ministry, will soon announce that illegal infiltrators from Sudan and Eritrea will have 90 days to leave Israel or face jail, Haaretz reported. The order will not apply at first to children, parents of small children who depend on them for support, the elderly, victims of human trafficking, and those suffering from severe health issues. Illegal infiltrators who have applied for refugee status will also be exempt at first if they have not yet received a response to their request. The move comes after the Knesset passed a law...
  • Swiss politician convicted of helping migrants enter illegally

    09/29/2017 6:43:33 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies ^ | 29 September 2017 10:06 CEST+02:00 | AFP/The Local
    A Swiss regional politician was convicted Thursday for helping 24 migrants to illegally cross from Italy into Switzerland and for repeatedly inciting others to do the same. Lisa Bosia Mirra, a Socialist member of the Ticino parliament in southern Switzerland, was found guilty of the offenses by a regional court and sentenced to a suspended fine, the ATS news agency reported. She helped Eritreans and Syrians stuck at the train station in Como, near the Swiss border, in mid-2016. “The facts have been admitted to by the defendant, who over a period of two weeks worked along with accomplices to...
  • US sanctions 4 countries for not accepting deportees

    09/14/2017 8:16:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 8 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/14/2017 | Rick Moran
    The Department of Homeland Security announced that the US would impose sanctions on 4 countries for not accepting their nationals who have been deported from the United States. Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea, and Sierra Leone will not be allowed to issue visas for various classes of individuals. The sanctions had been discussed for several months as the US is at odds with several countries over returning their nationals who entered the country illegally.  Fox News: “International law obligates each country to accept the return of its nationals ordered removed from the United States,” Acting Secretary of Homeland Security Elaine Duke...
  • Exclusive: U.S. won't issue some visas in four nations in deportation crackdown

    09/13/2017 11:01:28 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 22 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 13, 2017 | by Arshad Mohammed, Yeganeh Torbati
    The U.S. State Department on Wednesday will stop issuing certain kinds of visas to some citizens of Cambodia, Eritrea, Guinea and Sierra Leone because the nations are not taking back their citizens the United States wants to deport. The new policies, laid out in State Department cables sent on Tuesday and reviewed by Reuters, are the latest example of U.S. President Donald Trump’s effort to crack down on immigrants who are in the United States illegally. The cables, sent by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to consular officials around the world, said the four countries were “denying or unreasonably delaying”...
  • Man charged with raping three Oslo women

    09/06/2016 11:33:23 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies ^ | 06 Sep 2016 06:10 GMT+02:00 | (NTB/The Local)
    A 38-year-old man with an Eritrean background was charged with four counts of rape in Oslo District Court on Monday, Nettavisen wrote. The man, who is registered as living in Vest-Agder county, is accused of having raped three different women whom he met in the capital. “There is nothing that points to these being attack rapes, but rather as I understand it attacks on women that he met in the city,” the man’s defense lawyer, Arne Gunnar Aas told Nettavisen. …
  • Swedish Mother Opens Up Home To Refugee Who Promptly Assaults Her Daughter

    07/15/2016 12:11:22 AM PDT · by grundle · 78 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | May 8, 2016 | Jonah Bennett
    A Swedish mother decided it would be a good idea to open up her home to a male refugee from Eritrea, and so she kicked her daughter out of her room to make space. That refugee then decided to sexually assault her 10-year-old daughter. In the summer of 2015, a mother of three children in Sweden brought two third world asylum seekers into her home. To make space, she decided to move her daughter Emma into her own room. On the eve of Aug. 18, 2015, Emma awoke to find Isaac squeezing her chest. She suffered breast pain after the...
  • On rare Israel visit, Egyptian FM calls for 2-state solution

    07/10/2016 1:03:18 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 10, 2016 2:41 PM EDT | Daniella Cheslow and Mohammed Daraghmeh
    Egypt’s foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, saying that his country remains a “steadfast and unwavering” supporter of a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians but warning that conditions for achieving that are deteriorating. Sameh Shoukry’s trip was the first official visit to Israel since 2007 and reflected the strong but low-profile ties that have developed between the two countries in recent years. The Egyptian Foreign Ministry said Shoukry’s visit was aimed at reviving the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. …
  • Clinton backers nix Israel 'occupation' add to Democratic platform

    07/10/2016 1:26:50 AM PDT · by ErikJohnsky · 11 replies
    Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Saturday rejected a proposal to include a statement in the party's platform calling for Israel's "end to occupations and illegal settlements," CNN reported. ... While the committee voted against the addition 95-73, CNN reported that the move garnered the loudest negative response of the day from the audience. ... One crowd member was escorted out of the meeting after he stood up and yelled that the party had "sold out" to AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee).
  • Crazy Christiane Amanpour

    07/09/2016 10:22:02 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 24 replies
    NRO ^ | 8 July 2016 | Andrew Badinelli
    She’s a walking parody of an unhinged leftist ‘reporter.’...But even among leftist hacks, Amanpour is a special case: It’s almost as if she’s trying to mock herself — a Trump-is-a-Clinton-plant conspiracy theory, if you will, but in the mainstream media. She referred to devout Christianity as “totalitarian” in her August 23, 2007, CNN profile “Christian Warriors.” But in 2008, she fawned over the “progress” achieved by Fidel Castro, and in 2013 she wished Zimbawean dictator Robert Mugabe a happy birthday. If a higher-profile (read: important) person had such a rich historical cache of commentary, they would have already been driven...
  • Iranian commander: Ground is ready to destroy 'Zionist regime'

    07/06/2016 10:55:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 41 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 7/7/16 | Elad Benari
    A senior commander in the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) recently threatened Israel, saying the ground is ready for the annihilation of “the Zionist regime”. The comments by IRGC Deputy Commander Hossein Salami were made at a sermon in Tehran this past Friday prior to prayers marking Al-Quds Day. He also declared that Iran has over 100,000 missiles waiting in Lebanon alone and that tens of thousands of other missiles were placed throughout the Muslim world in order to wipe "the accursed black dot" – that is Israel – from the map of the world. Salami also threatened Kurdish leaders...
  • Iranian military official: We have 100,000 missiles in Lebanon ready to hit Israel

    07/04/2016 2:36:20 PM PDT · by Roberts · 32 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7/3/16 | Ariel Ben Solomon
    President Hassan Rouhani said the last year’s nuclear deal “was the cheapest way to achieve Iran’s goals and interests.” Speaking in Tehran on Saturday at an iftar meal breaking the Ramadan fast, Rouhani said the pre-Iran nuclear-deal era is past and Iran now needs to take advantage of the new atmosphere to pursue its “national interests more than before,” Iran’s Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for student associations to establish a “unified anti-US and anti-Zionist front” among the Muslim world’s students, Tasnim News Agency reported. “By using advanced means of...
  • In anger, Obama questioned necessity of Israel's qualitative military edge

    06/20/2016 4:41:43 PM PDT · by Nachum · 51 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6/20/16 | Michael Wilner
    WASHINGTON -- Frustrated over a stall in an arms sale to Saudi Arabia, Obama once questioned the necessity of maintaining Israel's qualitative military edge in the region, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said on Monday. Panetta was confirming a report from Atlantic writer Jeffrey Goldberg, who attributed the claim to him in an article on Obama's foreign policy doctrine published last March. The former Pentagon chief said the White House, at the time, was deeply concerned that Israel was preparing to unilaterally strike Iran. Simultaneously, the administration was also hoping to complete with Riyadh a significant sale of fighter jets....
  • The continuing reign of terror in Iran

    07/04/2016 3:34:37 AM PDT · by Keyvan Salami · 9 replies
    Keyvan Salami
    Three years into the tenure of Hassan Rouhani who himself and many in the West promised to be a “moderate” and “reformist” poised to bring about change in Iran, we have only witnessed an unprecedented spike in human rights violations, including horrendous public floggings and especially executions. Overt 2,400 executions in the past three years is the report card Iran and Rouhani carry, with Amnesty International and many other international human rights organizations registering Iran sent nearly 1,000 people to the gallows in 2015 alone. Various religious minorities, including Arabs, Baha’is, Christians, Jews and others have also been targeted...
  • Fresh Niger Delta Attacks Could Send Oil Prices Up

    07/05/2016 10:11:41 AM PDT · by bananaman22 · 2 replies ^ | 05-07-2016 | Niger Deltans
    The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) were a major driver of the rally in oil markets over the past several months, as the outage of roughly 600,000 barrels per day helped push up crude oil prices. In June, a 30-day ceasefire between the NDA and the Nigerian government led to a few weeks of relative calm, and Nigeria’s oil minister said that the country was able to bring back a large chunk of the disrupted supply, bringing output up from 1.4 million barrels per day to 1.9 mb/d at the end of June, but still down from the 2.2 mb/d Nigeria...
  • Shell Evacuates Oil Personnel After Chevron Platform Bombing

    05/11/2016 1:39:36 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 15 replies
    Oil Price ^ | 09 May 2016
    Shell has evacuated nearly 100 essential oil personnel from a major production facility in the Niger Delta, following a series of attacks from a newly formed militant group that has vowed to renew the fight abandoned after a 2009 amnesty deal. Some 98 Shell personnel were airlifted from the Shell-operated Eja Oml 79 oil production facility in the Niger Delta over the weekend, bringing into question the facility’s 90,000 barrel-per-day production capacity. The facility is run by Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary, SPDC (Shell Petroleum Development Corporation). The evacuations come after militants of the Niger Delta Avengers attacked an offline oil platform...