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  • Security Officials: IDF 'Losing Control' Along Lebanese Border

    10/07/2014 11:30:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    inn ^ | 10/8/14 | Tova Dvorin
    Recent clashes with terrorist group Hezbollah along the Lebanese border have spiraled out of control, security sources told Israel Radio Wednesday, warning they could potentially lead to another conflict in the north in the near future. Two charges detonated inside Israeli territory along the Lebanese border at Har Dov left two soldiers wounded on Tuesday. Hezbollah claimed responsibility for the attack just a few hours later - a move officials say is uncharacteristic of the group, in that it sends a "clear message to Israel," and could indicate a change in policy. Over the past several years, they stressed, Hezbollah...
  • Lebanese sniper kills IDF soldier near border

    12/15/2013 2:29:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 28 replies
    Jpost.com ^ | 12/15/13
    A Lebanese army sniper killed an Israeli soldier near the border fence near Rosh Hanikra on Sunday night. An initial IDF assessment, based on data from lookout positions on the border, found shots were fired by a soldier from the Lebanese Armed Forces who apparently was acting alone. Six to seven shots were fired at the IDF soldier who was standing on a road adjacent to the electronic border fence with Lebanon.
  • DETROIT: Former businessman sentenced for brokering sham marriages

    10/30/2013 2:39:28 AM PDT · by Cindy · 9 replies
    PRESS AND GUIDE.com ^ | October 25, 2013 | by Joe Slezak
    SNIPPET: "Hussein “Sam” Nazzal, 59, was sentenced to 33 months by U.S. District Judge Marianne Battani on Friday. Nazzal formerly owned Shish Village restaurant and G&S Development, a real estate company, both of which were in Dearborn. He pleaded guilty in July to conspiracy to defraud the United States. Federal officials also got two criminal convictions of those involved in the fraud, and two others have been deported from the United States to Lebanon."
  • Al-Qaeda Linked Group Claims Responsibility for Burgas Terror (Not Iran?)

    07/23/2012 1:33:42 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 10 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | :7/21/2012 | Maayana Miskin
    The Muslim terrorist group Qa’adat el-Jihad claimed responsibility Saturday for a terrorist bombing in Burgas, Bulgaria. The bombing in Bulgaria last week killed five Israelis, one a pregnant woman. The Lebanese paper El-Nashra reported that the group, which has ties to Al-Qaeda, claimed responsibility in an email to the Arab press.
  • Lebanese Canadian Bank to Pay $102 Million in Hizballah Laundering Case

    06/28/2013 3:02:52 AM PDT · by Cindy · 2 replies
    For The Record - The IPT Blog ^ | Jun 27, 2013 at 6:56 pm | by Abha Shankar
    "Lebanese Canadian Bank to Pay $102 Million in Hizballah Laundering Case" SNIPPET: "The Beirut-based Lebanese Canadian Bank ("LCB") will pay $102 million as part of a settlement reached this week with federal prosecutors. The LCB was accused in a December 2011 complaint of funneling money to the Lebanese terrorist group Hizballah as part of a global money-laundering scheme. The "settlement shows that banks laundering money for terrorists and narco-traffickers will face consequences for their actions, wherever they may be located. This type of money laundering network fuels the operations of both terrorists and drug traffickers, and will continue to use...
  • Nigeria discovers 'Hezbollah terrorist cell', weapons trove

    05/31/2013 2:58:00 AM PDT · by csvset · 15 replies
    France24 ^ | 30/05/2013
    A ‘terrorist cell’ believed to be linked to Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah and housing weapons intended to attack Israeli and Western targets has been discovered in a compound in northern Nigeria, the country’s security services said on Thursday. Nigeria's security services said Thursday they had discovered a home in the northern city of Kano where Lebanese nationals had stored weapons intended to attack Israeli and Western targets in Nigeria. The Kano state intelligence chief, Bassey Etang, and a separate military statement described the compound as hosting a "terrorist cell" tied to the powerful Lebanese Shiite movement Hezbollah. No evidence was...
  • Lebanese Army Increases Presence Along Border with Israel

    04/26/2013 5:20:02 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    inn ^ | 4/26/13 | Elad Benari, Canada
    The Lebanese army has increased its presence along the Lebanon-Israel border, the official Lebanese National News Agency reported on Friday. According to the report, the IDF increased its presence along the border as well, and IAF aircraft were seen flying over Lebanese territory. The news comes a day after an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) penetrated Israeli air space from Lebanon. The UAV was shot down by Israel about eight kilometers off the coast of Haifa. Hizbullah was fingered as being behind the incident, but the terror group denied “sending any unmanned drone towards occupied Palestine.” Deputy Defense Minister Danny Danon...
  • Iran agent monitoring Chabad arrested in Bulgaria

    04/22/2013 4:02:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 3 replies
    JPOST.com - THE JERUSALEM POST ^ | April 22, 2013 01:01 | by Benjamin Weinthal
    SNIPPET: "BERLIN – Bulgarian police officers last summer arrested a Canadian citizen linked to the Iranian government who engaged in surveillance of the local Chabad center in the capital of Sofia, a well-placed and reliable local source told The Jerusalem Post last week, on condition of anonymity due to security reasons. An Iranian-sponsored female agent in her 50s, holding a Canadian passport, traveled from Istanbul to Sofia several weeks after the bombing of the Israeli tour bus in the Black Sea resort town of Burgas in July 2012. She was arrested on her first day in Sofia after the Bulgarian...
  • Heavy Clashes in Syria Near Lebanese Border

    04/21/2013 8:17:04 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 4/21/13 | ap
    (AP) - Syrian troops backed by pro-government gunmen advanced during fierce battles with rebels on Saturday capturing at least one village in a strategic area in Homs province near the Lebanese border, activists and state media in Damascus reported. The latest fighting came as U.S. officials said the Obama administration was poised to send millions more in non-lethal military aid to rebels trying to oust President Bashar Assad. The clashes around the contested town of Qusair, close to the Syria-Lebanon boundary, had intensified over the past two weeks amid a fresh offensive by the Syrian army and a pro-government militia...
  • Treasury Targets Major Money Laundering Network Linked to [Hezbollah] Drug Trafficker

    10/09/2012 8:06:40 PM PDT · by Milagros · 3 replies
    Treasury Targets Major Money Laundering Network Linked to Drug Trafficker Ayman Joumaa and a Key Hizballah Supporter in South America 6/27/2012 WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Treasury today designated four individuals and three entities involved in laundering the proceeds of narcotics trafficking for drug kingpin Ayman Joumaa. Treasury also designated a Colombia-based individual under its terrorism authority, Executive Order (E.O.) 13224, for directing Hizballah’s fundraising activities in the Americas. This individual was previously designated under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act (Kingpin Act) for his role in narcotics-related money laundering. Today’s designations further expose Ayman Joumaa’s network as...
  • Lebanese Intelligence Chief Says Israel is His Country’s Only Enemy

    01/02/2013 11:27:40 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Algemeiner Journal ^ | 1/2/13 | staff
    A leading figure in Lebanese intelligence said Wednesday that the only enemy of his country is Israel. According to the Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation, Abbas Ibrahim, director-general of the General Security Department, said, “Lebanon’s one and only enemy is Israel.” Ibrahim also predicted that the crisis in Syria would last a long time, but added, “The humanitarian condition of the refugees arriving in Lebanon from Syria prevents us from closing the border with the neighboring country.” “We either act in a humane manner or become racist,” he remarked. But Ibrahim made sure to emphasize who he saw a the real threat...
  • Iranians prepare terror campaign inside U.S.

    12/06/2012 8:44:38 AM PST · by Perseverando · 24 replies
    WND ^ | December 05, 2012 | Michael Carl
    'There are numerous Revolutionary Guard cells' inside borders Iran’s Revolutionary Guard is alive and well in the U.S. and the country’s law enforcement officials ignore them at their peril, according to former U. S. Air Force officer Steven O’Hern. O’Hern says that the Revolutionary Guard, long an influential factor in the radical Islamic regime in Iran, does most of its surveillance and intelligence gathering through its proxy force, Hezbollah, considered by many to be a terror group. “In the United States, the Revolutionary Guard uses more than one approach. Hezbollah operatives and sympathizers are present in large numbers in many...
  • Hezbollah Raises Latin American Profile

    09/18/2012 9:27:36 PM PDT · by neverdem · 43 replies
    Commentary ^ | 09.15.2012 | Michael Rubin
    @mrubin1971Two news stories from recent weeks, if true, should raise a red flag in the United States that Iran is preparing to use Hezbollah to strike at U.S. interests in Latin America, if not in the United States itself.First, this story from the Lebanese news portal Naharnet and sourced in part to Israeli radio. The Naharnet story was taken down shortly after it appeared: Hezbollah is using a training base established by Iran in northern Nicaragua near the border with Honduras, the Israeli radio reported on Thursday [September 6]. “The area is cordoned off and there are around 30 members...
  • Lebanese hermit St. Charbel remembered July 24

    07/24/2012 12:38:17 PM PDT · by NYer · 9 replies
    cna ^ | July 23, 2012
    Saint Charbel Makhlouf. Denver, Colo., Jul 22, 2012 / 06:52 am (CNA/EWTN News).- On July 24, the Catholic Church celebrates the life of St. Charbel Makhlouf, a Maronite Catholic priest, monk, and hermit who is known for working miracles both during his life and after his death. On the occasion of his beatification in 1965, the Eastern Catholic hermit was described by Pope Paul VI as “ a new, eminent member of monastic sanctity,” who “through his example and his intercession is enriching the entire Christian people.” Born into humble circumstances in Lebanon during 1828, Yussef Antoun Makhlouf was...
  • IDF video of Hezbullah collecting intelligence at the Lebanese border

    07/08/2012 11:34:16 PM PDT · by Nachum · 2 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 7/9/12 | Carl in Jerusalem
    The IDF has released a video of Hezbullah collecting intelligence at Lebanon's border with Israel. The video was presented during a debriefing by Brigadier General Hartzi Halevi, Commander of the 91st Division (Galilee Formation), which is responsible for the Lebanese border sector. Let's go to the videotape.
  • US Embassy warns of terrorist attack, Thai police arrest Hezbollah suspect

    01/13/2012 8:07:43 AM PST · by Individual Rights in NJ · 30 replies · 1+ views
    Christian Science Montior ^ | 1/13/2012 | Panarat Thepgumpanat
    "A Lebanese suspect from the Hezbollah group has been taken into custody by Thai officials and police are investigating further," Chalerm Yoobamrung told Reuters. "Following concern raised by the Israeli embassy about a possible attack by a group of Lebanese terrorists in Bangkok, Thai police officials had been coordinating with Israeli officials since before the New Year."
  • FBI: Man plotted to bomb Wrigleyville night spots

    09/20/2010 1:55:29 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 57 replies
    ChicagoBreakingNews.com ^ | 9/20/10 | Staff Report
    A 22-year-old Chicago man was arrested over the weekend for plotting to carry out a bombing outside a strip of crowded Wrigleyville night spots, according to the FBI. They also alleged that Sami Samir Hassoun, of the 4700 block of North Kedzie Avenue, had previously discussed a number of violent plots in Chicago, including a biological attack on the city, poisoning Lake Michigan, attacking police officers, bombing the Willis Tower and assassinating Mayor Richard Daley. But he is only charged with attempted use of a weapon of mass destruction and attempted use of an explosive device in connection with the...
  • Helen Thomas Denounces DC Greed, Fear, War-Mongers [calls for revolution]

    12/19/2011 2:00:31 PM PST · by seanmerc · 39 replies
    Justice Integrity Project ^ | Dec 2011 | Andrew Kreig
    Pioneering White House correspondent Helen Thomas told a National Press Club audience Dec. 7 that the country is endangered by what she called government leaders' greed, fear, and subservience to war-mongers. “I came here in 1943,” she told a dinner audience of 30, “and I don’t think I’ve ever seen our country so bereft of ideals and ideas. I don’t see anything on the horizon that can pull us out. I hope I’m wrong.” Shown at left in a 2009 photo courtesy of Wikipeda, she described current leaders as weak and selfish. The self-described liberal doled out criticism to all...
  • US sues Lebanese firms for 'laundering Hezbollah funds'

    12/16/2011 8:20:30 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    BBC News ^ | 12/16/11 | BBC News
    Three Lebanese financial institutions linked to Hezbollah laundered more than $300m (Ł193m) through the US second-hand car market, US prosecutors say. A civil suit says the Lebanese Canadian Bank and two money-exchange firms used drug-trafficking and criminal proceeds to buy and ship cars to West Africa. Cash from their sale was allegedly then smuggled to Lebanon, along with funds from Colombian and Mexican cartels. Prosecutors are seeking $480m in penalties from the three institutions. They say this represents the total amount of money laundered. Prosecutors are also seeking to freeze and seize the assets of the companies, along with those...
  • Helen Thomas: "Nukes & Iran: Who Will Step In?" [WARNING: DISTURBING, GRAPHIC IMAGES]

    11/16/2011 12:41:13 PM PST · by seanmerc · 37 replies
    FCNP.com ^ | 10 Nov 11 | Helen "Nuclear Watchdog" Thomas
    U.S. leaders haven't spoken of disarmament lately. Why not? Iran is on the verge of creating a nuclear weapon. This is bad news for the U.S. and Israel, who have warned Tehran against holding nuclear power. The U.S. needs to step in and mollify at the crucial moment. Israel has been able to sabotage any Iranian progress in developing nuclear prowess, but no one has produced a key to a more peaceful route to reconciliation. So where are the peacemakers? Israel wants the U.S. to step in or even lead the way to block Iran's new nuclear ambitions. Iran, which...
  • Lebanese and Syrian Arabs Scrap ‘Assault’ on Israeli Borders

    06/04/2011 3:08:43 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 4/6/11 | Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu
    Syrian and Lebanese Arabs have scrapped plans to march on Israel’s borders Sunday as “Naksa Day” begins to fizzle out. Actions by Lebanon and Israel to declare areas near the northern border to be closed military zones, along with an American warning that the planned march might be a “provocation,” contributed to the decision to cancel the planned assault. The Ramallah-based Palestinian Authority has stated its intentions, but without support from foreign Arabs, a demonstration for several million foreign Arabs to immigrate to Israel might be seen as a public relations bommerang. A cornerstone of the Saudi Arabia 2002 Initiative,...
  • Hezbollah plans to resign from Lebanese government

    01/12/2011 4:25:08 AM PST · by nuconvert · 2 replies
    BEIRUT – The Islamic militant group Hezbollah and its allies plan to resign from the Lebanese Cabinet and topple the government on Wednesday over tensions stemming from the international investigation of the 2005 assassination of former Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, officials said.
  • Lebanese immigrant charged in Wrigleyville bomb plot

    09/21/2010 8:08:34 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 18 replies
    Chicago Tribune ^ | September 20, 2010 | Andy Grimm, Annie Sweeney and Jeremy Gorner
    Sami Samir Hassoun carried what he thought was a bomb — fashioned from a paint can and hidden inside a shopping bag — on a street near Wrigley Field more crowded than usual Saturday night after a festive concert by the Dave Matthews Band, authorities say. Moments before, the Lebanese immigrant had allegedly instructed his cohort to dial down the timer to detonate in 20 minutes, saying half an hour was too long.
  • Mitchell Says US Supports Lebanese Army

    09/19/2010 12:22:09 AM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies
    inn ^ | 9/18/10 | staff
    Washington's Middle East Envoy George Mitchell said Friday that the United States supports Lebanon's armed forces. The statement came following a meeting between Mitchell and Lebanese President Michel Suleiman in Beirut.
  • Lebanese Neighborhood Erases Jewish Name

    09/05/2010 3:44:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 12 replies · 1+ views
    inn ^ | 9/5/10 | Hillel Fendel
    A long-time Jewish neighborhood in the Lebanese city of Sidon that kept its Jewish name throughout the tribulations of Lebanese-Israeli tensions has finally lost the name. The residents renamed the neighborhood, known for decades as Haret al-Yahud (Neighborhood of the Jews), Haret Gaza. It happened at the end of last week, when the Arab world commemorated International Quds Day (Jerusalem Day). Sidon is the third-largest city in Lebanon, located about midway between the two largest cities, Tyre and Beirut, and only some 60 kilometers from Israel. Haret al-Yahud was long populated mostly by Jews, part of the Lebanese Jewish population...
  • 'No to US aid with conditions'- Lebanese minister rejects constraint that arms not be fired at Isr.

    08/11/2010 9:54:29 AM PDT · by Nachum · 10 replies
    jpost ^ | 8/11/10 | ASSOCIATED PRESS AND HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    BEIRUT — Lebanese Defense Minister Elias Murr Wednesday said he would reject any American military assistance to the Lebanese army if it comes with conditions that the weapons not be used against Israel. Murr was commenting on the decision by a US congressman to suspend $100 million of military aid to Lebanon over concerns the weapons could be turned on Israel and that Hezbollah may have influence over the Lebanese army. He stated that those who want to help the Lebanese army but place conditions on how their funds or weapons are used, should keep the money. The defense minister's...
  • 'Investigate US aid to Lebanese army'

    08/07/2010 10:25:31 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    jpost ^ | 8/8/10 | HILARY LEILA KRIEGER
    Washington - A Florida congressman is seeking an investigation into whether American equipment was used by Lebanese forces who fired on Israel last week or if the soldiers had received US-funded training. Democrat Rep. Ron Klein, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, requested the investigation in a letter sent to US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Friday. (Snip) “In addition, if the Lebanese government had authorized this attack, I would be very concerned about continuing to provide military support to Lebanon,” Klein wrote.
  • Israel’s American-made foes

    08/06/2010 9:55:40 AM PDT · by ventanax5 · 3 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | Caroline Glick
    It wasn’t a US Army sniper who killed IDF Lt.- Col. Dov Harari and seriously wounded Capt. Ezra Lakia on Tuesday. But the Lebanese Armed Forces sniper who shot them owes a great deal to the generous support the LAF has received from America. For the past five years, the LAF has been the second largest recipient of US military assistance per capita after Israel. A State Department press release from late 2008 noted that between 2006 and 2008, the LAF received 10 million rounds of ammunition, Humvees, spare parts for attack helicopters, vehicles for its Internal Security Forces “and...
  • Dear Helen: From One American Lebanese Journalist To another…

    07/21/2010 1:56:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 6 replies
    big journalism ^ | 7/21/10 | Brigitte Gabriel
    Dear Helen Thomas: With a great deal of disappointment I watched your interview, replayed over and over on television, in which you said that Jews should “go back home to Poland and Germany.” I find it both appalling and unsettling that someone with your level of journalistic accomplishment would lack a basic knowledge of Middle Eastern history. So please allow me to make the case as to why Israel has a historical, legal and moral right to exist as a Jewish state in the Middle East. According to the Arab-Palestinian-Muslim narrative, Israel is an alien colony recently planted in the...
  • Lebanese man sentenced to death for spying for Israel

    07/13/2010 12:39:58 PM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies
    haaretz ^ | 7/13/10 | The Associated Press
    Lebanese judicial officials say a military court has convicted a man of spying for Israel during the 2006 summer war and sentenced him to death. Ali Manstash, who has been in custody since April 2009, was convicted of giving Israel locations of military and civilian targets bombed during the war and resulting in deaths, the officials said on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Lebanon and Israel are technically at war. In 2006, a war between Israel and Lebanon's Hezbollah group left 1,200 Lebanese and 165 Israelis dead.
  • Al-Siyassa: Hizbullah Plan To Establish Terror Network In South America Thwarted

    07/06/2010 4:10:31 PM PDT · by Cindy · 7 replies
    NOTE The following blog entry snippet is a quote: Al-Siyassa: Hizbullah Plan To Establish Terror Network In South America Thwarted The Kuwaiti daily Al-Siyassa, known for its anti-Hizbullah orientation, reports that Mexico has thwarted a Hizbullah plan to recruit Mexican terrorists of Shi'ite Lebanese origin, and form a network that would operate against Israeli and Western targets throughout South America. Posted at: July 06, 2010
  • Innospec Agent Pleads Guilty to Bribing Iraqi Officials and Paying Kickbacks Under the Oil...

    06/25/2010 4:28:38 PM PDT · by Cindy · 4 replies
    NOTE The following text is a quote: Innospec Agent Pleads Guilty to Bribing Iraqi Officials and Paying Kickbacks Under the Oil for Food Program WASHINGTON—Canadian/Lebanese dual national Ousama M. Naaman pleaded guilty today to participating in an eight-year conspiracy to defraud the United Nations Oil for Food Program (OFFP) and to bribe Iraqi government officials in connection with the sale of a chemical additive used in the refining of leaded fuel, announced Assistant Attorney General Lanny A. Breuer of the Criminal Division. Naaman, 61, of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, was originally indicted on Aug. 7, 2008, in U.S. District...
  • Iran Blinks, Will Not Send "Aid Ship" to Gaza

    06/24/2010 10:46:53 PM PDT · by Cindy · 31 replies · 1+ views
    (CNN) via JIHAD WATCH.org ^ | June 24, 2010 | n/a
    Iran blinks, will not send "aid ship" to Gaza SNIPPET: "IRNA said that Sheikholeslam told reporters in the northern city of Rasht that the ship had originally been scheduled to depart for Gaza on Thursday, but that its departure was postponed until Sunday because of restrictions imposed by Israel. He added that officials then decided instead to cancel the trip altogether, shipping to Gaza the goods by other means, IRNA said."
  • Erdogan Invites Hizbullah Leader Nasrallah To Turkey

    06/12/2010 6:48:42 PM PDT · by Ooh-Ah · 7 replies · 350+ views
    MEMRI ^ | June 11, 2010
    Hassan Huballah, Lebanese MP from Hizbullah, confirmed that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan has invited Hizbullah secretary-general Hassan Nasrallah to Turkey, on the recommendation of Hamas political bureau head Khaled Mash'al. It was reported that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was examining the possibility of attending the meeting in order to emphasize the Iran-Turkey-Syria alliance with Hizbullah and Hamas. It was also reported that Hizbullah had made Nasrallah's visit conditional upon Turkish guarantees of Nasrallah's safety and the provision of security by Iran's Islamic Re volutionary Guards Corps (IRGC). According to Huballah, Erdogan will be invited to Dahiya to attend...
  • Hezbollah, Hamas Raise Money for ‘Terrorist Activities’ From Drug Trade in South America....

    06/09/2010 3:59:11 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 5 replies · 107+ views
    CNSNews ^ | June 09, 2010 | Edwin Mora
    (CNSNews.com) - Amid growing concern about the illicit drug trade across the U.S.-Mexico border, the terrorist groups Hezbollah and Hamas have been linked to South American drug trafficking organizations–and the money Hezbollah and Hamas make from narco-trafficking is used to finance their organizations, according to the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (CRS). “International terrorist groups, including Hamas and Hezbollah, have also reportedly raised funding for their terrorist activities through linkages formed with DTOs in South America, particularly those operating in the tri-border area (TBA) of Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina,” stated CRS in an April 30 report. As evidence that Hezbollah and...
  • Helen Thomas: No Golden Girl

    06/05/2010 8:28:00 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 54 replies · 1,338+ views
    joytiz.com ^ | 6/5/10 | Joy Tiz
    Everybody has one–an elderly relative who has lost all sense of tact and decorum. The peerless Estelle Getty was the archetype of the embarrassing nutty older relative when she played Bea Arthur’s mom on the Golden Girls Getty popped off with whatever happened to be on her mind at the moment. Her excuse was that in old age, the part of her brain that knew to keep certain thoughts to herself no longer functioned. When the talented Getty did it, we found it hilarious. When Helen Thomas does it, we find it horrifying. Thomas, who has a history of criticizing...
  • Helen Thomas To The Jews: Get The He** Out!

    06/04/2010 12:37:15 PM PDT · by Brittany Pounders · 40 replies · 722+ views
    www.LibertyJuice.com ^ | June 4, 2010 | Brittany Pounders
    In an interview, Helen Thomas, a White House Press Correspondent, gives her comment on Israel by cackling, “Tell them to get the he** out of Palestine!” She continues the interview with a blatant display of jaw-dropping anti-Semitism and racism. Someone should give Witch Thomas a lesson on history and remind her that Jews were in Israel long before the holocaust. Then send her home on her broomstick. http://www.libertyjuice.com/2010/06/04/helen-thomas-to-the-jews-get-the-he-out/
  • West Toledo couple arrested on terrorism charges involving Hezbollah

    06/03/2010 6:12:10 PM PDT · by MamaDearest · 22 replies · 469+ views
    toledoblade.com ^ | June 3, 2010 | Blade Staff
    West Toledo couple arrested on terrorism charges involving Hezbollah FBI agents, Toledo police conduct raid at home Federal agents and police arrested a Toledo husband and wife Thursday and accused the couple of conspiring to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. Hor I. Akl, 37, and his spouse, Amera A. Akl, 37, both of whom are dual citizens of the United States and Lebanon, were arrested on charges also that they conspired to launder money and committed arson relating to an insurance fraud scheme. Mr. Akl is also charged with two counts of bankruptcy fraud and one count...
  • Lebanese army launches surface-to-air missles at Israeli jets

    05/26/2010 8:31:10 AM PDT · by jhpigott · 182 replies · 5,547+ views
    BEIRUT, May 26 (KUNA) -- The Lebanese army announced on Wednesday that it launched surface-to-air missiles at Israeli fighter jets that had violated the Lebanese airspace. A statement issued by the army directorate said that the two Israeli jets penetrated Lebanese airspace over the town of Kfar Kila in the south, heading to Shaka town.
  • Now Arizona Has More Than One War In Our Backyards MY OPINION: Hezbollah using drug routes

    04/27/2010 12:47:10 AM PDT · by Cindy · 8 replies · 709+ views
    AZBIZ.com - Inside Tucson Business ^ | April 23, 2010 | Opinion by Lionel Waxman
    "Now Arizona has more than one war in our backyards MY OPINION: Hezbollah using drug routes" By Lionel Waxman, Inside Tucson Business Published on Friday, April 23rd, 2010 SNIPPET: "For years, I have been warning that the Mexican drug war will sweep over Southern Arizona if we don’t close the border. Well now the war is here. But today, I am writing to warn you of another war. It is using the drug routes but it isn’t connected to the cartels. Hezbollah, the Iran-backed Lebanese group, is on its way to involving Tubac, Tucson, Phoenix and other parts of Arizona...
  • TERRORISM and COUNTERTERRORISM: News, INFORMATION & Analysis

    03/03/2010 9:47:40 PM PST · by Velveeta · 532 replies · 5,882+ views
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  • Talk show host DeGeneres presents $30K scholarship to lesbian student in Miss. prom flap

    03/19/2010 1:27:19 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 52 replies · 1,652+ views
    AP ^ | March 19, 2010
    JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A lesbian high school student embroiled in a legal flap over her school's prom policy has received a $30,000 scholarship on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." Constance McMillen was speechless Friday when the talk show host pulled out an oversized check from the Web site Tonic.Com, a digital media company.
  • Report: Hezbollah funded by drug trade in Europe

    01/09/2010 8:25:26 PM PST · by Nachum · 4 replies · 327+ views
    HaAretz ^ | 1/9/10 | Assaf Uni
    German police suspect the Lebanese militant group, Hezbollah, of using drug trafficking in Europe to fund part of its activities, German magazine Der Spiegel reported on Saturday. According to the report published on the magazine's website, German police arrested two Lebanese citizens living in Germany last October after they transferred large sums of money to a family in Lebanon with connections to Hezbollah's leadership, including the Shiite group's Secretary General, Hassan Nasrallah.
  • Lebanese Cabinet lets Hezbollah keep its weapons

    12/02/2009 4:39:20 PM PST · by Nachum · 409+ views
    seatlle.pi ^ | 12/2/2009 | ZEINA KARAM
    BEIRUT, Lebanon -- Lebanon's new government Wednesday endorsed Hezbollah's right to keep its weapons, the latest sign that the group has no intention of meeting a U.N. resolution calling for it to disarm. Lebanon's government is a shaky coalition of Western-backed factions and the militant group Hezbollah, which has virtual veto power over the government. The group is believed to have thousands of rockets and missiles hidden in basements and bunkers throughout Shiite Muslim areas of the tiny country.
  • Centerville Man Charged in International Theft Ring

    11/24/2009 4:05:09 PM PST · by Never on my watch · 11 replies · 1,125+ views
    13WMAZ ^ | November 24, 2009 | Bernard O'Donnell
    The FBI says a Centerville man is charged with buying and shipping about 7,000 stolen cell phones in connection with an international ring trafficking weapons and stolen goods. According to the FBI, Hussein Ali Asfour of Centerville is charged with conspiracy to transport stolen property and faces up to five years in prison. A criminal complaint in the case listed his address as 100 Cross Link Trail. USA Today reports that Asfour was charged along with four other men, including three accused of trying to buy Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and machine guns destined for Syria or Iran. USA Today describes...
  • Arrests Made in Case Involving Conspiracy to Procure Weapons, Including Anti-Aircraft Missiles

    11/23/2009 2:32:12 PM PST · by Cindy · 38 replies · 2,014+ views
    Note: The following text is a quote: Department of Justice Office of Public Affairs FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEMonday, November 23, 2009 Arrests Made in Case Involving Conspiracy to Procure Weapons, Including Anti-Aircraft Missiles Arrests were made today in a case involving a conspiracy to procure weapons, including anti-aircraft missiles. A criminal complaint, unsealed today, charged Dani Nemr Tarraf with conspiring to acquire anti-aircraft missiles (FIM-92 Stingers) and conspiring to possess machine guns (approximately 10,000 Colt M4 Carbines). In addition, Tarraf and other defendants — including Douri Nemr Tarraf, Hassan Mohamad Komeiha, and Hussein Ali Asfour — were charged with conspiring to...
  • Wave of arrests follow plot to blow up Dubai tower

    09/15/2009 3:11:33 PM PDT · by nuconvert · 21 replies · 1,488+ views
    Month and a half after plan to blow up tallest skyscraper in world exposed, 45 more suspects arrested in addition to eight arrested when plot unraveled. Palestinians, Syrians, Lebanese among those detained. Iran suspected to be mastermind behind plot Roee Nahmias 09.15.09 / Israel News The defense apparatus in the United Arab Emirates arrested 45 suspects, most of them Palestinian and Lebanese, after the plot to blow up Burj Dubai (Dubai Tower) was uncovered. Dubai Tower, currently under construction, is the tallest building in the world. The current wave of arrests adds to the eight other suspects detained immediately after...
  • Hizbullah offered one-third of new Lebanese government

    09/07/2009 8:16:51 AM PDT · by Nachum · 3 replies · 246+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 9/7/09 | ap
    Hizbullah will take 10 of 30 seats in a proposed list for a new national unity government submitted to Lebanese president Michel Suleiman. Prime minister-designate Saad Hariri said Monday that the Western-backed parliamentary majority would get 15 seats out of the 30-member Cabinet. The Hizbullah-led parliamentary minority would get 10 seats, while the president would choose the remaining five seats.
  • American on terrorist charges has links with al Qa'eda, court told

    08/25/2009 7:35:20 PM PDT · by Cindy · 2 replies · 353+ views
    THE NATIONAL.ae ^ | Last Updated: August 24. 2009 10:31PM UAE | Marten Youssef, Courts and Justice Reporter
    SNIPPET: "ABU DHABI // A Lebanese American who faces terrorism charges is linked to al Qa’eda, the Federal Supreme Court was told yesterday. Naji Hamdan, 43, is charged with promoting terrorism, participating in the work of a terrorist organisation and funding a terrorist organisation. Details of the charges, all relating to alleged activity outside the UAE, emerged for the first time yesterday. A lawyer for the State Security Public Prosecution told the court: “Naji Hamdan is directly linked to Ansar al-Sunna and al Qa’eda members through electronic communication.” Ansar al-Sunna is a militant Sunni faction in Iraq connected to al...
  • 400 Australian police arrest Islamic extremists planning to 'kill as many soldiers as possible'

    08/04/2009 3:35:51 AM PDT · by Schnucki · 12 replies · 1,273+ views
    Daily Mail (U.K.) ^ | August 4, 2009 | Richard Shears
    Hundreds of police swooped on suspected terrorists in Melbourne early today amid fears suicide attacks were about to be launched on army bases in Australia. Police from around the country were quietly moved to Melbourne before launching their raids on homes in at least seven suburbs. Several men of Somali and Lebanese backgrounds were arrested and were expected to appear in court later on terrorism-related charges. Plot uncovered: A hooded terror suspect is driven to Melbourne police headquarters this morning Police sources said it would be claimed the men were planning to attack a barracks in western Sydney and other...