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  • Women wearing headscarves are thrown out of Paris restaurant

    08/28/2016 6:10:31 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 49 replies
    The women sat down at a table and were originally offered glasses of water, before the owner appeared from the kitchen and said he did not want them there. A video of the attack shows the man saying: ‘Racists like me don't kill good people. Racists like me.’ He adds: ‘Madam, terrorists are Muslims and all Muslims are terrorists. Analyse my words, you'll see that they're right.’
  • China and US to ratify landmark Paris climate deal ahead of G20 summit, sources reveal

    08/27/2016 12:25:35 AM PDT · by Enchante · 38 replies
    South China Morning Post ^ | August 25, 2016 | Li Jing
    China and the United States are set to jointly announce their ratification of a landmark climate change pact before the G20 summit early next month, the South China Morning Post has learned. Senior climate officials from both countries worked late into the night in Beijing on Tuesday to finalise details, and a bilateral announcement is likely to be made on September 2, according to sources familiar with the issue.... ...“There are still some uncertainties from the US side due to the complicated US system in ratifying such a treaty, but the announcement is still quite likely to be ready by...
  • Afghan asylum seeker arrested on suspicion of plotting terror attack in Paris

    08/05/2016 12:21:22 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 5 replies
    telegraph ^ | 8.5 | mulholland
    Police have arrested an Afghan asylum seeker in Paris who was suspected of plotting a terror attack on the French capital to be carried out within days. Security agencies had circulated a photo of the suspect to police earlier this week but they did not have a name for the individual, who had been claiming on social media that he was going to carry out an attack.
  • Witnesses report Paris' Eiffel Tower has been evacuated

    08/05/2016 11:54:38 AM PDT · by Enchante · 108 replies
    Breakingnews.com ^ | August 5, 2016 | Staff
    Witnesses report Paris' Eiffel Tower has been evacuated; cause not immediately known
  • Eiffel Tower evacuated, cordoned off by police – reports

    08/05/2016 11:47:13 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 16 replies
    RT.com ^ | 5 Aug, 2016
    The story is just some screenshots of tweets about the Eiffel Tower being evacuated, with lots of police in the area.
  • Media Fails To Report Gang Firebombing Paris Bus While Yelling ‘Allah Akbar [VIDEO]

    08/03/2016 11:56:01 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 21 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Aug. 3, 2016 | Alex Pfeiffer
    American media has been noticeably silent about the Molotov cocktail firebombing of a bus in Paris last week by a large gang which yelled ‘Allah Akbar.’ The attack happened just after midnight on July 28 in the Paris neighborhood of Saint-Denis. Video shows a roadblock stopping the bus in the street and then a group of young males proceeding to throw Molotov cocktails into the city bus. The bus bursts into flames and burns down into a metal hull. French publication Figaro reported that gang members told the bus driver and five passengers to get out of the bus before...
  • Paris At war, Media Silence

    07/31/2016 7:04:52 PM PDT · by Candor7 · 45 replies
    Youtube ^ | Jun 1, 2016 | Our Eye on Islam
    Immigrant Muslims claim certain parts of Paris and barricade areas from authorities, fighting and rioting in the streets. This is unreported by the press, and is said to be happening throughout France and also in parts of Germany. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UD7UA1d-WnA&feature=youtu.be
  • Bin Laden may have arranged family's US exit: FBI docs

    06/20/2007 3:18:30 PM PDT · by RDTF · 22 replies · 997+ views
    Breitbart via Drudge Report ^ | June 20, 2007 | AP
    Osama bin Laden may have chartered a plane that carried his family members and Saudi nationals out of the United States after the September 11, 2001 attacks, said FBI documents released Wednesday. The papers, obtained through the Freedom of Information Act, were made public by Judicial Watch, a Washington-based group that investigates government corruption. One FBI document referred to a Ryan Air 727 airplane that departed Los Angeles International Airport on September 19, 2001, and was said to have carried Saudi nationals out of the United States. "The plane was chartered either by the Saudi Arabian royal family or Osama...
  • Obama’s Trip to Paris Climate Change Conference Cost Taxpayers $4,165,068.40

    07/26/2016 9:12:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 15 replies
    Wired and Judicialwatch.org copied by Cybercast News Service ^ | July 26, 2016 | copied by Jeannette Richard
    President Obama’s trip to the 13-day Paris Climate Change Conference last fall cost taxpayers at least $4,165,068.40, according to information obtained by the government watchdog organization Judicial Watch. “Obama’s Paris junket is another example of wasteful and unnecessary presidential travel that abuses the taxpayers, the military, and the U.S. Secret Service,” said Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton. […] Ironically, planes and cars carrying the representatives of 195 countries to the conference emitted 300,000 tons of carbon dioxide, by one estimate. …
  • 'It's their own fault' — Trump slams France and Germany (barf alert)

    07/24/2016 12:08:11 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    AFP via The Local ^ | 24 Jul 2016 16:40 GMT+02:00
    Republican White House nominee Donald Trump has said that France, Germany and other nations hit by recent terror attacks had only themselves to blame “because they allowed people to come into their territory.” Trump was asked in an interview airing Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press” to expand on his proposal to suspend immigration from what he calls countries “compromised by terrorism” until vetting mechanisms are in place. “I’m going to be coming out over the next few weeks with a number of the places,” said Trump according to an excerpt of the interview. “We have problems in Germany, and...
  • ATTACK in NICE: The CLASH of Civilizations (vote Trump)

    07/16/2016 4:39:02 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 6 replies
    You Tube ^ | Jul 16, 2016 | Black Pigeon Speaks
    ATTACK in NICE: The CLASH of Civilizations Commentary Video at link.
  • EXCLUSIVE: France ‘Suppressed News of Gruesome Torture’ at Bataclan Massacre

    07/15/2016 8:34:55 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 54 replies
    HeatStreet ^ | July 15, 2016 | Louise Mensch
    HEAT STREET EXCLUSIVE – A French government committee has heard testimony, suppressed by the French government at the time and not released to the media, that the killers in the Bataclan tortured their victims on the second floor of the club. Police witnesses in Parliament said they vomited when they saw the disfigured bodies. Wahhabist killers apparently gouged out eyes, castrated victims, and shoved their testicles in their mouths. They may also have disemboweled some poor souls. Women were stabbed in the genitals – and all the torture was, victims told police, filmed for Daesh or Islamic State propaganda. For...
  • Anybody have an update on that fire at the base of the Eiffel Tower?

    07/14/2016 9:04:03 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 14 replies
    Tolerance Sucks Rocks | July 15, 2016 | My bad self
    I haven't seen anything on FR about this since earlier in the evening. Everything's been about the Nice attack.
  • TERROR STRIKES SOUTH OF FRANCE DRUDGEFIRE AT EIFFEL TOWER

    07/14/2016 3:40:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 64 replies
    Daily Mail.com ^ | July 14,2016 | Drudge
    TERROR STRIKES SOUTH OF FRANCE FIRE AT EIFFEL TOWER
  • BREAKING: Heavy black smoke over Eiffel Tower as fire erupts after Nice terror attacks

    07/14/2016 3:52:15 PM PDT · by Trumpinator · 179 replies
    dailystar.co.uk ^ | 14th July 2016 | Tom Evans
    BREAKING: Heavy black smoke over Eiffel Tower as fire erupts after Nice terror attacks PLUMES of black smoke have engulfed the Eiffel Tower amid ongoing chaos in France. By Tom Evans / Published 14th July 2016
  • Bad hair days for François Hollande over €10,000 coiffeur bill {Socialism at work}

    07/13/2016 11:47:26 PM PDT · by Cronos · 9 replies
    The Guardian ^ | 13 July 2016 | Angelique Chrisaf
    Wispy, thinning and suspiciously free of grey, François Hollande’s boring hairstyle has never been held to much scrutiny,..But now the balding pate of the French president is at the centre of an embarrassing scandal dubbed coiffeurgate after the weekly paper Le Canard Enchaîné revealed that his personal hairdresser is on contract for almost €10,000 a month, paid from the public purse.The publication of the contract with the hairdresser, named as Olivier B, has sparked a row over extravagant spending by a Socialist president who once liked to see himself as “Mr Normal”. “I can understand the questions, I can understand...
  • Property firms expect Frankfurt to win big on Brexit

    07/11/2016 5:04:51 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 11 Jul 2016 14:32 GMT+02:00 | (AFP)
    German property firms expect a boom in Frankfurt as financial businesses move activities and staff out of London in the wake of Brexit, an industry survey showed on Monday. A majority of 72 percent of respondents believed financial center Frankfurt, rather than rivals Dublin, Paris, or Amsterdam, would gain the most from Britain leaving the European Union, the study of 555 firms by consultants Ernst & Young (EY) found. The German property market as a whole would get a boost from Brexit, 57 percent of those polled said, with large majorities expecting prices for commercial and residential properties to increase....
  • Erekat claims Kerry will attend French peace summit

    05/16/2016 4:41:12 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 9 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/5/16 | 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...
  • France to recognize Palestine if deadlock with Israel not broken

    01/29/2016 10:31:51 AM PST · by Nachum · 16 replies
    jpost ^ | 1/29/16 | Reuters
    France will recognize a Palestinian state if its efforts in coming weeks to try to break the deadlock between Israelis and Palestinians fail, Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday. "France will engage in the coming weeks in the preparation of an international conference bringing together the parties and their main partners, American, European, Arab, notably to preserve and make happen the solution of two states," he said. Fabius said that as a permanent member of the UN Security Council, France had a responsibility to try to keep up efforts to find a two-state solution between Israel and the Palestinians.
  • Paris calls public school map showing Israel as ‘Palestine’ a ‘production error’

    10/01/2015 8:24:49 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | September 29, 2015 8:42am
    Responding to parents who complained about the distribution at public schools of a map which labeled Israel as “Palestine,” the City of Paris said it was the result of “a simple production error.” The city’s media department gave the explanation in a statement it published Friday about the distribution earlier this year to elementary school pupils of a calendar that contains a map of Europe and parts of the Middle East. The map, which ends north of central Israel and the West Bank, designates the territory of Israel included in it as “Palestine,” alongside Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Turkey. In...
  • 'This is What They Have to Do Now when the World is Exploding?'

    11/23/2014 3:30:58 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 8 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 24/11/14 | Gil Ronen
    In an interview on the i24news network, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu referred Sunday to the anticipated vote in the French parliament on recognizing a Palestinian state: “Of course I'm worried about this because what they're voting on is Palestine without peace," he said. "That's what the Palestinians want. They want to have a state to continue, not to end the war with Israel, but to continue the war from improved boundaries. That's all they're saying. Look at what has happened. Every time we gave territory to the Palestinians, for example in Gaza, Iran walked in with its Palestinian proxies, fired...
  • Terrorist supporters behind the ‘Israel must die, long live Palestine’ mobs

    07/21/2014 9:04:36 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 07/21/14 | Judi McLeod
    While frightened little school children in Israel hide under their desks during Palestinian rocket attacks, street mobs in the rest of the world are chanting “Israel must die, long live Palestine” over and over again in raucous voices growing louder. With Israel under attack, Palestinian protesters in Paris, London and in North American cities like Chicago and Calgary took to the streets in clockwork fashion. The protesters never have to duck from physical harm. They count on total impunity in the democratic settings where they conduct their activism.
  • Aboriginal Rights to Israel (Aboriginal Native Jews to Israel "Palestine")

    04/28/2009 1:26:22 PM PDT · by PRePublic · 10 replies · 1,136+ views
    jta ^ | April 23, 2009
    Aboriginal Rights to Israel By Allen Z. Hertz · April 23, 2009 For over sixty years, there has been a bitter dispute over the unwillingness of most Muslims and Arabs to accept the legitimacy and permanence of Israel as an independent Jewish State in the Middle East. In this connection, Yasser Arafat and Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have denied that the Jews are a People within the context of the modern political and legal doctrine of the self-determination of Peoples. However, there is an enormous body of archaeological and historical evidence demonstrating that the Jewish People -- like the Greek People or...
  • France is Burning (Muslims burn Paris; MSM ignores it to protect Religion of Peace)

    11/01/2005 7:25:23 AM PST · by pabianice · 242 replies · 6,891+ views
    Strategy Page ^ | 11/1/05
    POTENTIAL HOT SPOTS: France Is Burning Items About Areas That Could Break Out Into War November 1, 2005: France is burning. For most of the last week, there have been nasty riots in the Parisian suburb of St Denis, complete with fires and many casualties. This area is home to about 500,000 Moslems. Many largely Moslem suburbs of Paris, and other large cities, have become no-go zones for the police, and anyone who is not of Middle Eastern origin. Over the last three decades, generous social benefits and immigration policies have left France with a Moslem population of some five...
  • Cindy's Sponsors Want Israel Out Of Palestine -- The Crawford "Peace" House

    08/16/2005 6:38:09 PM PDT · by Sam Hill · 56 replies · 1,958+ views
    Sweetness & Light ^ | August 16, 2005 | N/A
    Turns out the people who are housing Cindy Sheehan during her protest are no strangers to these kind of "impromptu grassroots" demonstrations against evil. Behold their efforts from last April: The banner carried by 100 volunteers passes in front of the Crawford Peace House through downtown Crawford. Funny thing is, it's not against the evil United States. It's a demonstration against the evil Jews--in Israel. Look closely at these small photographs:   They want the Israelis driven out of Israel. (Or rather, the Jews driven out of Palestine.) Here is what Crawford House director,  Hadi Jawad, has to say on...
  • How France Sank The Original Mideast Peace

    10/17/2004 5:42:30 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies · 740+ views
    Jewish Press ^ | 10/13/2004 | Edwin Black
    At the Paris Peace Conference in January 1919, in a flag-bedecked, battle-scarred but victorious Paris, the great top-hatted Allied men of vision and illusion gathered to remake the world and invent the post-Ottoman Middle East. At those fateful meetings, the Arabs and Jews formally agreed to mutually endorse both their national aspirations. This was the deal: The Jews could have an unrestricted Zionist state in Palestine. The British could have Iraq and its fabulous albeit still undrilled oil. The Arabs only wanted Syria and the holy cities of Mecca and Medina in the Arabian Peninsula. During the first days of...
  • Palestine, a Land virtually laid waste with little population

    01/09/2002 4:48:50 AM PST · by Sabertooth · 137 replies · 2,443+ views
      Palestine, a Land virtually laid waste with little population  A review of Palestine, before the era of prosperity began with the late nineteenth-century renewal of Jewish land settlement, shows that periodically Palestine was virtually laid waste, and its population suffered acute decline. An enormous swell of Arab population could only have resulted from immigration and in-migration (from Jordan and the West Bank to the coastal area). It is helpful to see the land that was virtually emptied-and why. Dio Cassius, writing at the time, described the ruin of the land beginning with the destruction of Judah: Of their ...
  • Abbas urged to abandon negotiations with Israel

    07/07/2016 4:30:15 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/7/16 | Dalit Halevi
    Taysir Kubaa, deputy head of the Palestinian National Council, on Thursday called on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to abandon the path of negotiations with Israel which, he said, does not lead to success for the Palestinians. Speaking in an interview with Hamas's Palestine newspaper, Kubaa said that the Palestinian reliance on false negotiations is wrong, since negotiations are “worthless”, as he put it, and “the only option we face is a return to national unity and enlisting our people to the forces of the struggle.” Referring to the French peace initiative which calls for an international conference to renew peace...
  • Obama’s legacy and Israel

    06/08/2016 6:53:25 PM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 6-7-16 | MICHAEL D. EVANS
    Obama will have left behind a superhighway littered with abandoned allies, broken promises and disdain. President Barak Obama will have only a few months left in the White House. Meanwhile, the Israeli government is waiting to hear if Obama will OK a new military package that would send billions to Israel in aid. This is exacerbated by the anxiety surrounding a possible UN vote on the status of a Palestinian state. November 2016 is the deadline posed on the United Nations regarding recognition, and the threat that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would exercise “other options” if his demands were not...
  • Paris floods peak during 'peace talk' push

    06/03/2016 9:14:41 AM PDT · by Lera · 5 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 6/3/2016 | Ari Yashar
    Divine message? Natural disaster declared, Louvre artwork evacuated as River Seine hits 1982 record - same day as French initiative talks. In an ironic twist of fate, the same Friday that the international conference of the French initiative to force peace talks on Israel was launched in Paris, floodwaters in the capital city reached peak levels in what has been declared as a natural disaster. The River Seine in Paris is set to reach six meters (19 feet) above its normal levels on Friday, causing the prestigious Louvre and Orsay museums to close as staff anxiously rushes to move famous...
  • Did John Kerry Just Exploit Memorial Day To Back Out of France's Anti-Israel Peace Conference?

    05/17/2016 8:40:22 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | May 17, 2016 | David Steinberg
    Perhaps the Carter administration was comparably hostile to Israel, but the passive-aggressive, honor-deficient Obama administration has both caused and acceded to greater danger to the Jewish State than any other U.S. administration since 1948.Yesterday, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that he would not be attending the Mideast conference to be held in Paris on May 30, which was organized by France's socialist President Francois Hollande.According to State, Kerry is simply too busy.As a result, Hollande has postponed the conference and no alternative date has been set.Eager to force Israel towards negotiations with the bifurcated, terror-supporting Palestinian leadership, Hollande had...
  • Israeli-Palestinian Peace Prospects-Why the solution must be regional in nature.

    05/09/2016 4:43:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | May 9, 2016 | Joseph Puder
    Israeli-Palestinian Peace Prospects Why the solution must be regional in nature. May 9, 2016 Joseph Puder    The Jerusalem Post reported (4/28/2016) that “Jerusalem Rejects French Peace Initiative.” It was a reaction to France’s recent announcement that “it would hold an international summit in Paris on May 30 (2016) to discuss the parameters of a peace deal (between Israel and the Palestinians-JP). The summit would include 30 countries and international organizations, including a number of Arab nations, and the Mideast Quartet of the US, Russia, the EU, and the UN, but not Israel or the Palestinian Authority.” Israel’s Prime...
  • Palestine—France Embarks On Flight Of Fancy

    04/22/2016 4:10:50 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 3 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/22/16 | David Singer
    Pushing the 2002 Arab Initiative whilst ignoring the 2004 Bush-Congress Initiative is destined to become an exercise in futility and certain failure The announcement by French Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault that France will host a meeting of ministers from 20 countries in Paris on May 30 to try and relaunch the Israel-Palestinian peace process seems to be yet another flight of fancy that is destined to end up where the Oslo Accords and the Bush Roadmap presently find themselves after decades of fruitless negotiations. Who those 20 countries are that will attend such a meeting will make fascinating reading.
  • Arab League labels Hizbollah terrorist organisation

    03/14/2016 3:00:22 PM PDT · by SJackson · 5 replies
    Jordan Times ^ | 3-13-16
    CAIRO — The Arab League labelled Shiite Muslim Hizbollah a terrorist organisation on Friday, Egyptian state media said, as tensions rise between Sunni and Shiite powers across the Middle East. Sectarian wars are raging in Syria, Yemen and Iraq, and the League has become a forum for the mostly Sunni Arab countries, led by Saudi Arabia, to air their grievances with Shiite power Iran, the major backer of Hizbollah and other Shiite groups in the region. "The Arab League foreign minister's committee has decided on Friday to consider Hizbollah a terrorist organisation," said a statement from the Arab League carried...
  • Israel slams French peace plan as encouraging Palestinian intransigence

    01/29/2016 12:14:11 PM PST · by Lera · 5 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 01/29/2016
    Israel said on Friday that it will reject any French initiative to re-start peace negotiations with the Palestinians. Israel said on Friday that it will reject any French initiative to re-start peace negotiations with the Palestinians. Jerusalem reacted shortly after French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that his government will recognize a Palestinian state if its efforts in coming weeks to try to break the deadlock between Israelis and Palestinians fail. "France will engage in the coming weeks in the preparation of an international conference bringing together the parties and their main partners, American, European, Arab, notably to preserve and...
  • UN chief invites Arab countries to Mideast Quartet meeting [Zechariah 1-2, 6]

    09/09/2015 10:55:48 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 7 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 9/4/2015 | Staff
    UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has invited Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to a meeting this month of the Middle East Quartet seeking a diplomatic solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The foreign ministers of the three Arab countries will join their counterparts from Russia, the United States and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini for the talks on September 30, the UN spokesman said Friday. The secretary general of the Arab League will also attend the meeting on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly gathering of world leaders. The invitation follows a decision by the Quartet in...
  • Israel rejects Arafat offer; tanks roll

    03/28/2002 7:16:54 PM PST · by FreeperinRATcage · 55 replies · 37+ views
    NBC News, Philadelphia Affiliate ^ | 03/28/2002 | NBC News
    NBC, MSNBC AND NEWS SERVICES RAMALLAH, West Bank, March 29 — Israeli tanks surrounded Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat’s headquarters in the West Bank early Friday as the Israeli cabinet met in an all-night session to debate a military strike designed to drive him into exile. The attack came only hours after Arafat made a last-ditch promise to work for “an immediate cease-fire” with Israel and after Palestinian security forces began arresting militants in the West Bank. NBC NEWS correspondent Dana Lewis, reporting from Ramallah, said he could hear heavy machine-gun fire and blasts similar to tank rounds. Some of the...
  • European Union Touts Plan for Palestinian State

    02/11/2002 1:32:52 PM PST · by MarkWar · 20 replies · 162+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Saturday, February 9, 2002; 6:52 PM | Robert Wielaard, Associated Press Writer
    (Highly abridged because of the Washington Post biz. Click here for full story: EU Touts Plan for Palestinian State) European Union Touts Plan for Palestinian State By Robert Wielaard Associated Press Writer Saturday, February 9, 2002; 6:52 PM CACERES, Spain –– European Union foreign ministers on Saturday criticized the United States' Mideast policies and offered a blueprint for reviving peace talks that envisions the creation of a Palestinian state that would be recognized by Israel and admitted to the United Nations. The United States balked at the broad EU ideas put forward so far... There was no immediate reaction from ...
  • Paris attacks findings: gross intel failure, police rivalry

    07/05/2016 12:17:32 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 1 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 5, 2016 2:17 PM EDT | Elaine Ganley
    Intelligence failures, in France and abroad, led to the failure to foil attacks in Paris last year by Islamic radicals that killed 147 people, while rival units of security forces trapped by rules and stepping on each other’s feet made the situation worse during the attacks, the head of an investigating commission of lawmakers concluded Tuesday. Cases in point: the only surviving attacker from the Nov. 13 attacks on a Paris stadium, music hall and restaurants, Saleh Abdeslam, should not have been able to escape into hiding in Belgium, where he was on the radar. And the man thought to...
  • 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 · 55 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...