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  • ISIS Terrorists Used Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun During Paris Attack!

    06/30/2016 12:43:43 PM PDT · by progunner · 28 replies
    Tea Party ^ | June 29, 2016 8:07 pm | Judicial Watch
    One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks came from Phoenix, Arizona where the Obama administration allowed criminals to buy thousands of weapons illegally in a deadly and futile “gun-walking” operation known as “Fast and Furious.”A Report of Investigation (ROI) filed by a case agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) tracked the gun used in the Paris attacks to a Phoenix gun owner who sold it illegally, “off book,” Judicial Watch’s law enforcement sources confirm. Federal agents tracing the firearm also found the Phoenix gun owner to be in possession...
  • ISIS Terrorists Used Obama’s ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun During Paris Attack!

    06/30/2016 6:31:34 AM PDT · by bobsunshine · 54 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | June 29, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    ..One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks was from Phoenix where Obama allowed criminals and cartel members to buy thousands of guns in his Fast and Furious gun-walking program. Judicial Watch reported: “One of the guns used in the November 13, 2015 Paris terrorist attacks came from Phoenix, Arizona where the Obama administration allowed criminals to buy thousands of weapons illegally in a deadly and futile “gun-walking” operation known as “Fast and Furious.” A Report of Investigation (ROI) filed by a case agent in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives (ATF) tracked...
  • Wreckage, ‘Black Box’ Data Point to Fire Aboard EgyptAir Flight 804

    06/29/2016 3:52:21 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 35 replies
    WSJ ^ | 06/29/2016 | Robert Wall
    The flight data recorder contains information consistent with fault warnings transmitted by the Airbus Group SE A320 that pointed to smoke in one of the lavatories and the avionics bay, where key electronics are housed, Egyptian crash investigators said. Wreckage recovered from the plane that crashed on May 19, killing all 66 people aboard, also showed signs of high temperature damage and soot, they said. The findings are the most concrete evidence yet that a small number of automated messages transmitted by the Airbus A320 pointing to problems on the plane weren’t erroneous. They also are likely intensify the investigation...
  • Paris isn't happy about Amazon's one-hour delivery service

    06/26/2016 6:03:03 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 39 replies
    The mayor of Paris this week issued a stern warning to Amazon over its express delivery service, raising concerns over its impact on local businesses and criticizing the US company for informing authorities "only a few days" before it launched. In a press release published Sunday, the office of Mayor Anne Hidalgo called on Amazon to guarantee that its Prime Now delivery service will not add to the city's pollution problems and that it will preserve the "diversity" of Paris' economy.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Cirrus over Paris

    06/22/2016 4:45:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    NASA ^ | Wednesday, June 22, 2016 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: What's that over Paris? Cirrus. Typically, cirrus clouds appear white or gray when reflecting sunlight, can appear dark at sunset (or sunrise) against a better lit sky. Cirrus are among the highest types of clouds and are usually thin enough to see stars through. Cirrus clouds may form from moisture released above storm clouds and so may herald the arrival of a significant change in weather. Conversely, cirrus clouds have also been seen on Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Titan, Uranus, and Neptune. The featured image was taken two days ago from a window in District 15, Paris, France, Earth. The...
  • Merkel urges EU in/out campaigns to moderate language after Jo Cox death

    06/18/2016 12:11:05 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 18 replies
    theguardian.com ^ | June 17, 2016 | Henley, Oltermann and Chrisafis
    Angela Merkel has called on campaigners in Britain’s EU referendum debate to moderate their language ahead of next week’s vote, as political leaders and officials across Europe paid tribute to the killed Labour MP Jo Cox. The German chancellor, who described the attack on the pro-European West Yorkshire MP as “terrible” but declined to link it directly to the referendum, called for all involved to respect the beliefs and opinions of others. “Otherwise, the radicalisation will become unstoppable,” she said. “Exaggerations, and radicalisation of part of the language, do not help foster an atmosphere of respect. We know how important...
  • Twitter, Facebook and Google being sued amidst claims they knowingly ‘aided Paris attacks’

    06/17/2016 7:39:32 AM PDT · by DrJeff · 24 replies
    TheNextWeb ^ | 16 June, 2016 | Bryan Clark
    Reynaldo Gonzalez’s daughter, Nohemi, was among the 130 killed when religious extremists attacked Paris last year. Now, he’s suing Twitter, Facebook and Google for facilitating the spread of “extremist propaganda” after alleging the trio “knowingly permitted” ISIS to recruit, raise money and spread its message across each of the respective platforms. According to court documents: “For years, [the companies] have knowingly permitted the terrorist group ISIS to use their social networks as a tool for spreading extremist propaganda, raising funds and attracting new recruits. This material support has been instrumental to the rise of ISIS, and has enabled it to...
  • Man 'arrested in France for planning attack on tourists'

    06/16/2016 7:42:20 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 16 Jun 2016 17:59 GMT+02:00
    A 22-year-old radicalized convert to Islam has been arrested in France over suspicions he was planning to attack American and Russian tourists, legal sources said Thursday. The suspect had gone to the southwestern city of Carcassone “with a view to carrying out a violent act, in particular targeting Americans and Russians,” a judicial source said. A source close to the investigation said the suspect was arrested in possession of a knife and a small mallet. …
  • Egypt Says It Has Found EgyptAir Jet Wreckage

    06/15/2016 1:33:19 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 12 replies
    <p>Egypt says it has spotted the wreckage of the EgyptAir plane that crashed into the Mediterranean last month, killing all 66 people on board.</p> <p>An investigation committee said in a statement late Wednesday that a vessel "the vessel contracted by the Egyptian government to join the search efforts for the data recorders and the wreckage of the doomed A320; had identified several main locations of the wreckage, accordingly the first images of the wreckage were provided to the investigation committee."</p>
  • Paris jihadi LIVE STREAMED his MURDER of police chief and wife in front of their child

    06/14/2016 8:27:14 PM PDT · by Silly · 9 replies
    PamelaGeller.com ^ | June 14, 2016 | Pamela Geller
    I predict live-streaming of jihad attacks will be the next big recruitment tool for Muslim groups waging jihad in the cause of Islam. The videos are very effective recruiting tools and are widely shared among devout Muslims. Remember Mohammed Merah, the French Muslim who opened fire on a Jewish day school in France? He uploaded the slaughter of the children almost immediately. Live-streaming martyrdom operations and suicide attacks is jihad propaganda 2.0. FULL STORY AT SITE
  • Paris stabbing victims named

    06/14/2016 3:07:20 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 24 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/6/16
    The couple murdered in a brutal jihadist terror attack in Paris have been named. Muslim terrorist Larossi Abballa, who was under surveillance after serving time for links to jihadist networks, first stabbed 42-year-old police commander Jean-Baptiste Salvaing outside his home. He then holed up inside the house with Salvaing's 36-year-old partner Jessica Schneider - who was also a police officer - and the couple's three-year-old son. Shortly afterwards he killed Schneider by slitting her throat. Abballa then posted on Facebook a live 13-minute video of himself inside the house with the child in which he admits the murders and urges...
  • ‘Islamists slogans’ reported as man kills police officer takes his family hostage near Paris

    06/13/2016 3:32:59 PM PDT · by UKrepublican · 49 replies
    Witnesses are reporting gunfire and explosions in the Paris suburb commune of Magnanville. French special police have surrounded a house where a man is holding hostages. The attacker stabbed the home owner, a police officer who was reportedly his neighbor.
  • Facebook deploys 'Safety Check' feature for Orlando

    06/13/2016 10:00:02 AM PDT · by russbart · 12 replies
    The Hill ^ | David McCabe
    Facebook activated its “Safety Check” feature on Sunday in response to the deadly shooting at an Orlando, Fla., nightclub. It is reportedly the first time Facebook has used the feature in the United States.
  • Eiffel Tower to be lit in colors of rainbow flag after US attack

    06/13/2016 5:37:37 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 47 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 13 Jun 2016 10:01 GMT+02:00
    This time it’s Paris that will show solidarity with the victims of a terror attack elsewhere in the world. The Eiffel Tower will be lit up in the rainbow colors of the gay flag in solidarity with the victims of the shootings in Orlando, Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo tweeted. The City Hall also raised the Stars and Stripes and the rainbow flag on Monday, with Hidalgo expressing her “compassion, solidarity and affection” for the American people after the massacre. …
  • General David Petraeus Forming Gun Control Group with Mark Kelly

    06/11/2016 8:56:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 61 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 6/10/2016 | AWR Hawkins
    General David Petraeus is forming a gun control group with Gabby Gifford’s husband Mark Kelly. The goal of the group will be to push national adoption of the same universal background checks that have failed in California, Colorado, Washington state, and Paris. In fact, Petraeus will be pushing the same background checks that Giffords’ attacker passed in order to acquire the gun he used to wound her on January 8, 2011. According to The Hill, Kelly announced the launch of the group by talking about military members’ commitment to “protect our constitution and homeland.” He suggested political leaders now need...
  • Paris floods made almost twice as likely by climate change, say scientists

    06/10/2016 6:46:16 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 24 replies
    The Guardian ^ | June 10, 2016 | by Adam Vaughan
    The Paris floods, that saw extreme rainfall swell the river Seine to its highest level in decades, were made almost twice as likely because of the manmade emissions driving global warming, scientists have found. As artworks in the Louvre were moved to safety and Paris's cobbled walkways were submerged, the French president, Francois Hollande, blamed the floods on climate change. Now a preliminary analysis by a group of scientists, including the Dutch weather agency and the University of Oxford, has concluded the risk of the flooding event in Paris was almost doubled - multiplied by a factor of 1.8 -...
  • Obama’s November Surprise for Israel?

    06/09/2016 4:37:22 AM PDT · by SJackson · 18 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | June 6, 2016 | Schmuley Boteach
    Word is going around diplomatic circles that the Obama administration is planning a November surprise for Israel. Here’s what is said to be going on: The Paris peace conference last Friday, to which Israel and the Palestinians were not even invited, will end up exerting enormous pressure on Israel to create a Palestinian state. This renewed pressure will come despite evidence that a Palestinian state in the West Bank will quickly be dominated by genocidal Hamas, which is a threat to Israel and a disaster for the Palestinians. This will lead, in all likelihood, to a United Nations Security Council...
  • PROPHECY UPDATE JUNE 5, 2016 - MIDDLE EAST PEACE TALK IN PARIS WITHOUT ISRAEL

    06/06/2016 6:47:49 AM PDT · by Lera · 7 replies
    Calvary Chapel Melbourne Australia ^ | JUNE 5, 2016 | Andrew Russell
    Middle East talk in Paris without Israel and the Palestinian Authority, floods in Paris reaching peak levels, China cracks down on Christian Churches and more than 1700 churches have been destroyed in the last two years, Obama issues proclamation declaring June as LGBT Pride month, Venezuela's socialist economy is coming to a standstill and the inflation rate is over 700 percent and the facial recognition system is coming into place with over 250 million video cameras been installed throughout the world.
  • Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldier, shot dead: army

    06/03/2016 9:16:57 PM PDT · by Enchante · 9 replies
    AFP via Yahoo News ^ | June 2, 2016 | Mike Smith
    Palestinian tries to stab Israeli soldier, shot dead: army AFP Mike Smith June 2, 2016 Israeli security forces inspect the scene of a stabbing attack at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tulkarem on June 2, 2016View photos Israeli security forces inspect the scene of a stabbing attack at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Tulkarem on June 2, 2016 (AFP Photo/Jaafar Ashtiyeh) More Jerusalem (AFP) - A female Palestinian tried to stab an Israeli soldier in the West Bank Thursday and was shot dead, the army said, the latest in a series of such incidents...
  • Obama’s Paris Agreement: A Precursor To Increased Government Control And Regulation

    06/03/2016 7:24:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 2, 2016 | Justin Sykes
    June marks just the second month since President Obama committed the U.S. to the Paris Climate Agreement, but already concerns over the potential for success are starting to pile up. Government reports and policy experts increasingly point to mounting evidence that Obama’s pledge under the Paris Agreement is simply unachievable, leading to the conclusion that the Agreement could be the precursor for even more job killing and economically disastrous regulations. Pursuant to the Paris Climate Agreement, President Obama pledged that the U.S. would reduce total greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent from 2005 levels by 2025. Aside from...
  • Trump: Cancel Paris, Cut Funds for UN Climate, Save the coal industry

    05/28/2016 2:56:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    JoNova ^ | May 28, 2016
    Trump vows to cancel the Paris climate deal, stop funding UN global warming programs and save the coal industry. Gotta love these plans. No wonder the big-government fans are apoplectic over Donald Trump as he paints targets on their most sacred cows. In Australia Bill Shorten, potential Prime Minister, called Trump: “Barking Mad.” Shorten, showing his diplomatic talent, was burning goodwill with a potential US president and 45% of voters in the largest economy in the world and our most important strategic ally. Below, the Trump plans this week: to use cheap energy; to stop trying to change the weather,...
  • Greens Blame Donald Trump for Crumbling Paris Climate Accord (^)

    05/28/2016 9:33:06 AM PDT · by rktman · 33 replies
    wattsupwiththat.com ^ | 5/28/2016 | Eric Worrall
    Trump’s Climate Change Denial Is Already Complicating the Paris Climate Deal If Donald Trump wins and pulls the U.S. out of its climate change commitments, some countries wonder, why should they keep their own? Donald Trump first shared his analysis of the climate crisis in a now infamous 2012 tweet-rant: “The concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in order to make U.S. manufacturing non-competitive,” he claimed. The Republican presidential hopeful has since dialed back the rhetoric, calling that earlier claim a joke. But — as in other areas of critical domestic and international concern —...
  • Eagles of Death Metal' Vocalist Jesse Hughes Says Fear of Offending Muslims 'Making Us Vulnerable'

    05/27/2016 9:33:37 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 28 replies
    christianpost.com ^ | May 17, 2016|12:18 pm | LEONARDO BLAIR , CHRISTIAN POST REPORTER
    Jesse Hughes – lead vocalist of the rock band Eagles of Death Metal, which was performing at the Bataclan theatre in Paris when terrorists attacked and killed 89 fans and 130 people overall last November – believes the fear of offending Muslims is making the West vulnerable. And the fear of offending Muslims, he says in an interview with Taki's Magazine, is a by-product of the culture of liberalism and political correctness being propagated by Western countries. Asked during the interview if he thought political correctness was "killing our natural instincts and making us vulnerable" in light of the terrorist...
  • Erekat claims Kerry will attend French peace summit

    05/16/2016 4:17:17 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    inn ^ | 5/16/16 | Elad Benari
    Secretary of State John Kerry is planning to attend the preliminary foreign ministers' meeting that France is convening in advance of a French-sponsored Middle East peace conference, Haaretz reported Monday. The Palestine Liberation Organization's Saeb Erekat told the newspaper that Kerry has told Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas that he plans to attend the summit, to take place in Paris on May 30. At this stage, however, State Department officials will not confirm that Kerry will be attending the foreign ministers' meeting, and Washington has been reluctant to express support for the French initiative. For his part, Erekat told Haaretz...
  • Eagles of Death Metal Dropped From Music Festivals Over Lead Singer's Comments About Muslims

    05/22/2016 8:12:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 22, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    The band Eagles of Death Metal, whose concert was attacked by ISIS extremists during the November 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris, has been dropped from two French music festivals after lead singer Jesse Hughes said that he saw Muslims celebrating following the massacre.The band was scheduled to play at the Rock en Seine and Cabaret Vert festivals later this summer. The Rock en Seine and Cabaret Vert festivals took issue with an interview by singer and guitarist Jesse Hughes, who renewed allegations that Muslim staff at the Bataclan club had been involved in the attack.“As we are in total disagreement...
  • 2 Eagles of Death Metal concerts cancelled in France

    05/20/2016 9:21:15 AM PDT · by winoneforthegipper · 13 replies
    USNEWS ^ | 05/20/16 | staff
    PARIS (AP) — Two French music festivals have cancelled Eagles of Death Metal's concerts this summer in reaction to comments by the band's frontman over the Paris attacks. The Rock en Seine concert in Paris and the Cabaret Vert festival in northern France said in a statement Friday they are "in total disagreement with Jesse Hughes' recent allegations." Hughes told the U.S. online Taki's Magazine last week that he saw some "terrorists" in the Bataclan concert hall before the Nov. 13 show and saw "Muslims celebrating in the street during the attack."
  • Merciless ISIS gunmen even butchered fans in WHEELCHAIRS:

    11/16/2015 12:06:18 PM PST · by Kartographer · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/16/15 | David Jones
    An hour into the rock concert, the atmosphere was frenetic. The band had just finished playing a number called Save A Prayer and — having told their raucous Parisian fans they loved them — they were launching into another favourite, Kiss The Devil. How sickeningly ironic these song titles seem now. As the strobe lights flashed, silhouetting the Eagles of Death Metal drummer Julian Dorio raising his sticks and white-bearded guitarist Dave Catching thrashing out a riff, a volley of cracks rang out — so loud they cut right through the thrumming heavy metal music. Many among the hip young...
  • US Band's Gigs Cancelled Over Paris Remarks

    05/21/2016 3:58:00 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 13 replies
    Sky News ^ | Sky News U.S. team
    The Eagles of Death Metal's singer claimed in an interview last week he saw Muslims celebrating in the street during the attack.Two French music festivals have cancelled Eagles of Death Metal concerts this summer over remarks by the band's frontman about the Paris attacks. The Rock en Seine concert in the French capital and the Cabaret Vert festival in northern France said on Friday they are "in total disagreement with Jesse Hughes' recent allegations". Hughes claimed in an interview last week that he saw "Muslims celebrating in the street during the attack". He also said he spotted some "terrorists" in...
  • BREAKING: Muslim Pilot Of Flight 804 Converted The Plane Into A Portable Mosque

    05/21/2016 3:43:25 PM PDT · by Lera · 108 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | 5/21/16 | Walid Shoebat
    Full title : BREAKING: Muslim Pilot Of Flight 804 Converted The Plane Into A Portable Mosque And Said Farewell Before He Crashed The Plane And Slaughtered Everyone More evidence is arising to show that the pilot of Flight 804 went suicide. He did some bizarre things. He converted the plane into a makeshift mosque, used the equipment to tell passengers the direction of Mecca. Had a last supper and said "farewell" as if 'we who are about to die salute you'. He called his brother before take-off telling him to 'pray for him' as he was going for martyrdom. He...
  • BREAKING: The Captain Of Flight MS804 Is A Muslim Linked To Major Muslim Terrorist

    05/21/2016 3:19:14 PM PDT · by Lera · 34 replies
    Walid Shoebat ^ | May 20, 2016 | Walid Shoebat
    Full title BREAKING: The Captain Of Flight MS804 Is A Muslim Linked To Major Muslim Terrorist Involved In Killing Americans In Benghazi So look what we have here. Amr Khaled is a well known Muslim Brotherhood Jihadi of the first class known in Egypt. And what do we know. Look here. He shares his friendship and old photos on that flight with the captain of the crashed Egyptian flight MS804, Mohammed Said Shaker/Shukeir. This spells trouble. So who is Amr Khaled? He is a Jihadi who lent material support to Jihadists in Benghazi that killed Americans. For evidence, here, Ahmad...
  • Paris attacks suspect Abdeslam refuses to answer questions

    05/20/2016 8:20:33 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 33 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 20, 2016 9:39 AM EDT | Philppe Sotto
    The last known survivor of the team that carried out last November’s Paris attacks, Salah Abdeslam, refused to talk during questioning Friday by anti-terror judges amid frustration at 24-hour video surveillance of his cell, his lawyer said. The much-awaited questioning session ended abruptly, dashing French authorities’ hopes that Abdeslam would provide clues about the Islamic State group’s strategies and what exactly happened Nov. 13.Abdeslam’s lawyer, Frank Berton, said his client invoked his right to silence. […] Abdeslam, 26, had said last month he wanted to explain his path to radicalization and his role in the Nov. 13 attacks. Berton expressed...
  • Egyptian search team says it has found debris from missing plane and is now looking for black box

    05/20/2016 2:15:24 AM PDT · by barmag25 · 17 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 5/20/16 | James Rothwell
    10:08am Personal belongings found - Egyptian military "Egyptian aircraft and navy vessels have found personal belongings of passengers and parts of the wreckage 290 kilometres (180 miles) north of Alexandria," a spokesman for the Egyptian military has said.
  • EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo was likely brought down by terror attack, officials say

    05/19/2016 8:08:22 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 65 replies
    Fox News ^ | 19 May 2016
    A Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight that went down in the Mediterranean Sea with 66 aboard early Thursday hours after departing from Paris zig-zagged sharply before plunging, according to aviation officials, who said terrorism was a more likely cause of the crash than technical failure. Government officials from France, Greece and Egypt spoke at separate news conferences even as boats and ships from several countries were scouring the waters off of the Greek island of Karpathos, near where a witness reported seeing a fireball in the sky. By midday Thursday, an Egyptian plane spotted two orange items believed to be from the...
  • BREAKING: EgyptAir flight from Paris to Cairo was likely brought down by terror attack(Shortened)

    05/19/2016 6:36:13 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 108 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 19,2016 | Foxnews.Com
    A Cairo-bound EgyptAir flight that went down in the Mediterranean Sea with 66 aboard early Thursday hours after departing from Paris zig-zagged sharply before plunging, according to aviation officials, who said terrorism was a likely cause of the crash.
  • EgyptAir Flight 804 from Paris to Cairo missing

    05/18/2016 8:13:50 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 349 replies
    CNN ^ | May 18, 2016
    An EgyptAir flight heading from Paris to Cairo has disappeared from radar, the airline tweeted.
  • Jewish Travelers Separated, Removed from British-based EasyJet Airline in Barcelona

    05/09/2016 8:26:58 AM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 30 replies
    The Jewish Press ^ | May 8, 2016 | Hana Levi Julian
    A group of Jewish families that included elderly people, pregnant women and children were taken off an EasyJet passenger plane in Barcelona waiting to depart for Paris, according to a report on the European Jewish Press. One of the passengers, a Holocaust survivor, said the behavior of police who came to take the travelers off the flight was similar to that of the German Nazi SS police during World War II. The families were removed after the plane had been sitting on the tarmac for more than two hours, waiting for departure. Many of the Jewish men were wearing kippahs,...
  • The World Needs to Know What Really Happened Last November (Paris Attack)

    05/05/2016 7:57:47 AM PDT · by AdmSmith · 27 replies
    The Observer ^ | John Schindler
    Important questions linger about what went down in Paris If the November attacks on Paris have the fingerprints of a foreign intelligence service on them, mimicking the DRS relationship with GIA, where dimwitted jihadists don’t realize they are being set up, the list of potential suspects presents itself at once. It’s long been understood by Western security services that ISIS and the Syrian regime are partners as well as enemies. Both seek to crush moderates, to make the struggle for Syria binary: Regime versus ISIS. Assad’s secret police, the cold-blooded mukhabarat, have penetrated Islamist groups with their agents for decades,...
  • France airs video of Paris terrorist blowing himself up

    04/27/2016 11:46:35 AM PDT · by lowbridge · 24 replies
    Ny post ^ | April 26, 2016
    Video of an ISIS terrorist blowing himself up in a Paris cafe during last November’s attacks on the city was shown for the first time on French TV Sunday night. Sky News reported that the closed-circuit footage shows Brahim Abdeslam, 31, detonate a suicide belt inside the Comptoir Voltaire restaurant on the night of Nov. 13. The footage was broadcast on the French television station M6, which aired it as part of a program called “Zone Interdit” (“Forbidden Zone”). In the video, Abdeslam enters the cafe, which is packed with diners, and walks toward an empty table. He then stops...
  • 'Hijab Day' at Paris university divides opinion

    04/20/2016 8:28:11 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 12 replies
    yahoo ^ | April 20, 2016 | Fran BLANDY,, Laetitia BERAUD
    Students at an elite Paris university sparked fierce debate Wednesday by inviting classmates to wear the Muslim veil for a day in a bid to "demystify" a practice that is highly divisive in France. Students at Sciences Po urged women to take part in Hijab Day "if you too think all women should have the right to dress as they wish and have their choice respected". France is grappling with rising Islamophobia after a wave of terror attacks by jihadists, and the students' Facebook page said that those agreeing to put on the veil would "experience the stigmatisation experienced by...
  • Air France plane lands in Iran for first time in 8 years

    04/17/2016 8:56:14 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 4 replies
    France 24 ^ | 2016-04-18 | (AFP News Wires)
    The first Air France flight between Paris and Tehran for eight years landed in the Islamic republic’s capital on Sunday, bearing a government minister and a business delegation. The airline’s route had been suspended since 2008 because of international sanctions against Iran over its controversial nuclear program. However, sanctions have been lifted under an accord with world powers that has now been in force for three months. […] Frederic Gagey, the airline’s chief executive, spoke of its “great pride in returning to Iran”. However, resumption of the service caused controversy in France after unions said the airline sent an internal...
  • Paris climate deal to be signed by over 130 countries at UN ceremony

    04/16/2016 8:22:27 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 24 replies
    The Guardian ^ | April 8 2016 | AP
    Landmark event on 22 April to mark the record for highest number of countries signing an international treaty A record number of more than 130 countries will sign the landmark agreement to tackle climate change at a ceremony at UN headquarters on 22 April, the United Nations said on Thursday. [ ] The UN said signatures from over 130 countries, including more than 60 heads of state and government, would surpass the previous record of 119 signatures on the opening day for signing an international agreement. That record is held by the opening day signing of the Law of the...
  • Why You Should Mourn Implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement

    04/07/2016 8:06:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 7, 2016 | Calvin Beisner
    The climate agreement reached in Paris last December will become effective on Earth Day, (Friday, April 22) with a ceremony at the United Nations headquarters in New York City. We’ll all hear of heroic world leaders who joined together in Paris to ensure the planet’s survival. The Obama administration will try to enforce the agreement (which meets all the legal criteria of a treaty though the President chooses not to call it that to evade Senate disapproval) by imposing the Environmental Protection Agency’s controversial “Clean Power Plan” (CPP), which aims to reduce carbon dioxide emissions from U.S. power plants by...
  • Richard Dawkins Mocks Idea that Terrorist Attacks Against Christians Have Nothing to Do With Islam

    04/06/2016 7:42:25 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 39 replies
    Gospel Herald ^ | 3/30/16 | Leah Marieann Klett
    Prominent atheist Richard Dawkins has once again slammed the media for claiming that the atrocities carried out against Christians by Islamic extremists have "nothing to do with religion" following the attack that killed 70 Pakistani Christians, mostly women and children, on Easter Sunday in Lahore. On Tuesday, the 75-year-old "God Delusion" author took to Twitter to offer a brief commentary on the recent tragedy: "Pak bomb kills 72," he wrote, and quoted the perpetrators of the attack as stating, "We have carried out this attack to target Christians who were celebrating Easter." "Ah, nothing to do with religion, then," Dawkins...
  • HOW DID WE END UP HERE? (Charlie Hebdo editorial finally blames Islam)

    04/04/2016 5:22:42 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 41 replies
    charliehebdo.fr ^ | 30/03/2016 | Charlie Hebdo
    HOW DID WE END UP HERE? Par Charlie Hebdo - 30/03/2016 For a week now, experts of all kinds have been trying to understand the reasons for the attacks in Brussels. An incompetent police force? Unbridled multiculturalism? Youth unemployment? Uninhibited Islamism? The causes are numerous beyond counting and everyone will naturally choose the one that suits best their own convictions. Law and Order fans will denounce the haplessness of the police. Xenophobes will blame immigration. Sociologists will rehash the evils of colonialism. Urban-planners will point to the evils of ghettoisation. Take your pick. In reality, the attacks are merely the...
  • Disneyland worker found dead in haunted house

    04/04/2016 10:34:50 AM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 63 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | April 04, 2016 | SkyNews
    Police are investigating after a member of staff at Disneyland Paris was reportedly found dead in the theme park's haunted house. The 45-year-old technician is thought to have been electrocuted in the Phantom Manor on Saturday morning between 8am and 9am, just before the park opened to the public. The employee is believed to have been working on lighting at the attraction, which was immediately closed. The ride features zombies, a ghostly dog and a skeletal bride and promises to turn visitors' stomachs with a series of "ghastly goings-on".
  • EU 'too clunky to copy German anti-terror model'

    04/04/2016 7:33:25 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 04 Apr 2016 10:36 GMT+02:00 | (DPA/The Local)
    Trying to bring all of Europe’s security forces under one roof to fight terrorism would be more trouble than it’s worth, Germany’s Interior Minister said on Sunday. “A European counter-terror center would have to bring together 28 states with innumerable authorities… transferring the German model to Europe would hardly work,” (Thomas) de Maizičre told Tagesspiegel am Sonntag. Germany’s Public Prosecutor General Peter Frank and the German Police Union (DPolG) had previously called for the EU to copy Germany’s joint terror defense center after it emerged that European countries had not shared intelligence that could have helped stop attacks in Brussels...
  • Foreign fighters are evading Europe's security net

    04/02/2016 3:52:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 2, 2016 9:05 AM EDT | Lorne Cook and Dominique Soguel
    When Ibrahim El Bakraoui blew himself up in the Brussels Airport check-in area, killing and maiming scores of travelers, it was at least the third time he had passed unimpeded through an airport terminal in recent months. Suspected by Turkey of being a “foreign terrorist fighter” and known at home in Belgium as an ex-con wanted for parole violations, Bakraoui was still allowed to board a commercial airliner unaccompanied last summer, flying freely from Istanbul to the Netherlands and disappearing without a trace. The ease with which he did so raises questions about how much governments know about the movements...
  • Operation James Taylor – The West’s War on ISIS

    03/30/2016 8:34:09 PM PDT · by pboyington · 18 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | March 30, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    A perfect storm is brewing… A perfect storm of feckless, idiotic liberal world leaders, disarmed, politically correct populations in Europe, a POTUS who is retired on active duty, a US military on the verge of a Number One crack up and ISIS, which is SEMTEX-ing, AK-47-ing, beheading, raping and marauding its way across the Middle East and Western Europe. Watching Obama, Kerry, Merkel, Cameron, Hollande and Hillary is like time traveling back to the Peace in Our Time days of 1930’s Europe. But, even Neville Chamberlain drew the line after the German invasion of Poland and asked Parliament for a...
  • French Muslim Arrested in Imminent Islamic Terror Attack

    03/24/2016 6:47:45 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 3/24/16 | Pamela Geller
    This is now the norm. Paris police arrest man in “advanced stages” of plotting terror attack. The French interior minister said Thursday that a French man who was in the advanced stages of carrying out a terror attack has been arrested, according to The Associated Press.The man was captured during raids in Argenteuil, a suburb the northern outskirts of Paris. “French national arrested in suspected terror plot,” By Dana Ford, CNN, March 24, 2016:French police carry out an anti-terror operation in Argenteuil, outside Paris It “no tangible link” to the recent terror attacks in Paris and Brussels, official says(CNN)Authorities have...
  • Obama Says Climate Change Is a 'Major' Problem, But ISIS 'Not an Existential Threat'

    03/24/2016 7:28:47 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | March 24, 2016 | 7:03 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    “Groups like ISIL can’t destroy us, they can’t defeat us,” President Obama told reporters in Argentina on Wednesday. “They’re not an existential threat to us,” he said. A few sentences later, he described climate change as a “major” problem. […] “And so it’s important for the U.S. president and the U.S. government to be able to work with people who are building and who are creating things and creating jobs and trying to solve major problems like climate change…” At the same news conference, Obama thanked the Argentine president for supporting the Paris climate change agreement. It is worth remembering...