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  • Ahmed ‘Clock Kid’ Mohamed’s Family Demands $10 Million From City of Irving

    11/23/2015 10:28:47 AM PST · by BulletBobCo · 70 replies
    The Blaze ^ | November 23, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Attorneys representing the family of Ahmed “clock kid” Mohamed sent a letter to Irving, Texas, officials demanding $10 million in compensation for “damages” and written apologies from the city’s mayor and police chief. snip After making appearances at a number of high-profile locations, including the White House, Mohamed and his family moved to Qatar. “For personal security reasons, Ahmed and family are in Doha, Qatar. However, when they feel safe again, all of them want more than anything to come home, to Irving, Texas,” the letter states.
  • Could Saudi Arabia or Qatar Be Behind the Crash of the Russian Airbus?

    11/18/2015 7:37:12 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 23 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 11-19-2015 | Sputnik
    On October 31, Russian Metrojet Flight 9268 crashed over Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 passengers and crew on board. Two weeks have since passed, and some Russian experts are now coming to suspect that the crash may indeed have been an act of terror, and that the trace leads to the Gulf. Commenting on the theory that the plane may have been downed by terrorists, Russian business and analysis magazine Expert noted that such a theory "poses serious foreign policy implications. SNIP--- In his own analysis of the crash, published in online analysis resource Svobodnaya Pressa, Yevgeny Satanovsky, a...
  • Qatar Condemns Paris Attacks

    11/14/2015 1:37:22 AM PST · by WhiskeyX · 4 replies
    Qatar News Agency ^ | Saturday November 14, 2015 | Qatar News Agency
    Doha, November 14 (QNA) - The State of Qatar strongly condemned the armed attacks and bombings in the French capital Paris, resulting in a number of deaths and further injuries. The Foreign Ministry said in a statement that such acts aimed at destabilizing security contradict with all moral and humanitarian principles and values. The statement also reiterated Qatar's firm stance which rejects violence in all its forms and manifestations, whatever its motives and causes. The Foreign Ministry expressed condolences of the State of Qatar to the families of the victims killed by these attacks, wishing a speedy recovery to the...
  • Map: Two countries get 75% of all U.S. spending on foreign military aid

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

    11/04/2015 3:51:25 PM PST · by PROCON · 64 replies
    weeklystandard.com ^ | Nov. 4, 2015 | DANIEL HALPER
    Michelle Obama went to Qatar to give a speech on girls education. There, the first lady of the United States complained about growing up as a girl in America."[B]ack when I was a girl, even though I was bright and curious and I had plenty of opinions of my own, people were often more interested in hearing what my brother had to say. And my parents didn’t have much money; neither of them had a university degree. So when I got to school, I sometimes encountered teachers who assumed that a girl like me wouldn’t be a good student. I...
  • US First Lady Michelle Obama Arrives in Qatar for Speech

    11/02/2015 1:54:12 PM PST · by winoneforthegipper · 34 replies
    ABC ^ | 11/02/15 | ap
    First Lady Michelle Obama arrives at the Hamad Airport in Doha, Qatar, Nov. 2, 2015. U.S. first lady Michelle Obama arrived in Qatar on Monday as part of a two-country Mideast tour, with plans to visit a crucial air base in America's war against the Islamic State group and give a speech on the importance of girl's education. Obama touched down in Doha, the Qatari capital, on Monday night, the state-run Qatar News Agency reported, without elaborating. While in Doha, she'll visit the al-Udeid air base with comedian and late-night talk show host Conan O'Brien. The base hosts the forward...
  • Michelle Obama Announces Vacation Plans To Travel To MUSLIM Nation

    11/01/2015 11:32:37 PM PST · by Daffynition · 90 replies
    tellmenow.com ^ | Oct 29, 2915 | Andrew Spalding
    Michelle Obama has announced her latest vacation, and this time she is heading to two Muslim countries ... The White House revealed today that Michelle will be traveling to Doha, Qatar, and Amman, Jordan from November 1-7. She will be going to the Muslim nations to promote her Let Girls Learn campaign, and to spend as much of our tax dollars as she can! While in Doha, Michelle will be speaking at the 2015 World Innovation Summit for Education (WISE), where she will address an audience of world leaders from the Middle East. Judging from some of her other vacations,...
  • Turkey And Qatar Flying Islamic State (ISIS) Commanders Into Sarajevo In Bosnia

    11/01/2015 7:25:23 AM PST · by Strategy · 18 replies
    Adara Press ^ | October 31, 2015
    Away from the reach of Russian bombs, Turkey and Qatar are extending their destabilization efforts by flying ISIS commanders into Europe according to counter-terrorism expert Dzevad Galijasevic. It makes sense. While the rest of the army arrives on foot as "migrants" - now potentially tens of thousands strong - the commanders are being flown in as "tourists" and provided with hotel vouchers by the US-EU backed - Bosnian government. Turkey, it should be remembered, is a member of NATO and with Angela Merkel's endorsement, it is expected to be invited into the European Union. Qatar hosts the leadership of the...
  • Qatar rules out military intervention in Syria (Coalition of the Unwilling Update)

    10/28/2015 4:08:42 PM PDT · by keat · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | Wed Oct 28, 2015 4:38pm EDT | Tom Finn
    Qatar's Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah has ruled out sending troops to fight Syria's government, Qatari-owned Al Jazeera English quoted him as saying on Wednesday. A week ago Attiyah had suggested the tiny gas-rich Gulf state and major supporter of Syrian opposition forces battling President Bashar al-Assad could launch a military intervention in response to a Russian air campaign backing Assad. "No, this is out of the question to have our soldiers' (feet) on the ground ... No, no, they can liberate their country themselves. What they want is financial support, they want people to listen to them," Attiyah told the...
  • Alarm bell: Texas' 'Clock Boy' may not enjoy time in Qatar

    10/23/2015 6:29:21 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | October 23, 2015 | Holly McKay
    The Texas teen who set off a firestorm by bringing a re-assembled clock to his Dallas-area school, then announced through his family plans to leave the country they accuse of anti-Islamic bigotry, may not find his new digs in Qatar so nice, either. Ahmed Mohamed, who earned the nickname Clock Boy as well as a White House invitation from President Obama, is headed to the Gulf nation, where he has been given a scholarship at the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development. The 14-year-olds family announced they will accompany him to the new home, which is a world...
  • Clock Boy Leaving America To Live In Theocratic Authoritarian Slave State

    10/20/2015 4:51:44 PM PDT · by markomalley · 57 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 10/20/15 | Blake Neff
    Ahmed Mohamed, famous across the country as Clock Boy, will be moving from the U.S. to Qatar. His family made the announcement Tuesday, just one day after his much-anticipated meeting with President Barack Obama.After careful consideration of all the generous offers received, we would like to announce that we have accepted a kind offer from Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development (QF) for Ahmed to join the prestigious QF Young Innovators Program, which reflects the organizations on-going dedication to empowering young people and fostering a culture of innovation and creativity, the family said in a statement. Ahmed will...
  • We Create American Jobs, Qatar Airways Boss Says

    10/22/2015 9:16:54 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 3 replies
    Al Alarabiya ^ | Thursday, 22 October 2015
    Qatar Airways chief executive Akbar al-Baker said Thursday that his company is helping to create jobs in the US despite an ongoing war of words between Gulf and American carriers. Baker, speaking in Doha, also said he trusted American regulators to put passengers interests first as part of their investigation into the funding of the Gulf carriers. U.S. carriers have launched a complaint that Qatar Airways, Etihad and Emirates break the so-called Open-Skies agreement through receiving government subsidies.
  • Crock Boy: When the Media Get Owned by a 14-year-old

    10/22/2015 7:21:28 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 10/22/15 | Selwyn Duke
    Psychological phenomenon whereby people would rather participate in a fraud than admit theyd been duped. Its See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil lest I fully realize Im a dope. Take the money and run. With the huge windfall enjoyed by the Mohamed family of clock-bomb-arrest fame in Islamophobic America, one might think that little clock-maker extraordinaire Ahmed Mohamed would head to Switzerland for an internship with Rolex. Instead, news is his whole family is moving to Qatar after the boy accepted a scholarship from the Qatar Foundation for Education. Because, you know, if youre...
  • Texas teen arrested for homemade clock to move to Qatar

    10/21/2015 10:59:25 AM PDT · by Freemeorkillme · 51 replies
    MyWay ^ | 10/21/2015
    DALLAS (AP) A 14-year-old Muslim boy who was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a possible bomb will be moving with his family to the Middle East so he can attend school there, his family said. Ahmed Mohamed's family released a statement Tuesday saying they had accepted a foundation's offer to pay for his high school and college in Doha, Qatar. He recently visited the country as part of a whirlwind month that included a Monday stop at the White House and an appearance Tuesday at the U.S. Capitol. "We are going to...
  • Unbelievable "Clock Kid" Family Just Announced They Are Leaving the U.S.

    10/21/2015 10:25:45 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 38 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | 10/21/2015 | Sela T
    Clock kid Ahmed Mohamed and his family announced Tuesday in a news release that they will move to Qatar, less than 24 hours after the 14-year-old met with President Barack Obama at the White House.is this not peculiar? THIS is what we know! Our family has been overwhelmed by the many offers of support we have received since the unfortunate incident of Ahmeds arrest. From the White House to Sudan, to Mecca, we have been welcomed by a variety of individuals, businesses and educational institutions, which have all provided Ahmed with real encouragement and the ambition to continue to work...
  • Qatar says it could intervene militarily in Syria

    10/21/2015 9:55:21 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 88 replies
    Al-Aribya ^ | 10-21-2015 | Al Aribya
    Qatar, a major supporter of rebels in Syrias civil war, suggested it could intervene militarily following Russias intervention in support of President Bashar al-Assad but said it still preferred a political solution to the crisis. The comments by Qatars foreign minister, made in a CNN interview on Wednesday, drew a swift reply from Assads government with a senior official warning that Damascus would respond harshly to such direct aggression. Gulf Arab backers of Syrian rebels such as Qatar have been unsettled by Russias three-week-old air strike campaign that has allowed Assads forces to wrest back some territory to help secure...
  • Clock Boys Dad Calls for a New Amendment to the U.S. Constitution

    10/21/2015 7:55:19 AM PDT · by PROCON · 82 replies
    pjmedia.com ^ | Oct. 20, 2015 | Debra Heine
    At a press conference Tuesday morning outside the U.S. Capitol Building, Ahmed Clock Boy Mohameds father, Mohamed Elhassan Mohamed, urged the president and Congress to amend the Constitution so that innocent people like his son would not be victimized by authorities ever again. Ahmed brought a suspicious-looking homemade clock into MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, last month, allegedly to impress his teachers. After refusing to cooperate with police, he was briefly arrested for bringing to school what authorities suspected was a hoax bomb. Congressman Mike Honda (D-CA) organized the press conference so Ahmed and his dad could turn his...
  • Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohammed moving to Qatar

    10/21/2015 7:11:27 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/20/2015 | Thomas Lifson
    It's really easy to sucker the knee-jerk left -- a group so broad that it includes President Obama, Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Sergey Brin of Google, and Bill Nye the purported “Science Guy.” Ahmed Mohammed (or maybe his dad) just proved that by pulling off the Great Clock Caper in Texas, and now they are taking the money and running – to Qatar. Taking apart a 1980s-era digital clock and putting it into a pencil case so that it bore some resemblance to a bomb, and then bringing it to school for a science fair was guaranteed to trigger...
  • Clock Boy Ahmed Mohamed Is Moving to the Islamic Supremacist Nation of Qatar

    10/20/2015 9:11:44 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 61 replies
    Breitbart Big Government ^ | 20 Oct 2015 | Jordan Schachtel
    Ahmed Mohamed, a 14-year-old teenager who rose to fame after he brought a disassembled clock that looked like a bomb into class, is moving to the Islamic supremacist nation of Qatar. [] Notably, the foundation sponsoring Mohameds residency in Qatar has been accused of funding the Palestinian terrorist group Hamas; leading the world famous soccer team Barcelona to dump its sponsorship deal with QF in 2014. The teenager has often accused America of being a racist nation. [] But regardless of what Ahmed actually faced in America, he is virtually guaranteed to experience no anti-Muslim biases in Qatar. Thats...
  • Ahmed Mohamed will move to Qatar (Clock Bomb Hoax Boy)

    10/20/2015 4:06:19 PM PDT · by SSS Two · 60 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | October 20, 2015 2:40 pm | Avi Selk
    After finally meeting President Obama last night, Ahmed Mohamed and his family plan to leave the United States for the foreseeable future. Schools from across the country have made offers to Ahmed since he was arrested at Irvings MacArthur High last monthhis homemade clock confused with a hoax bomb, transforming him into a symbol of perceived anti-Muslim bias. But apparently it was an offer from the Middle East that most intrigued the family. The Mohameds announced today that theyve accepted a foundations offer to pay for the 14-year-olds high school and college in Doha, Qatar, which Ahmed visited a few...
  • Afghan president fumes at prisoner deal made behind his back: source

    06/02/2014 12:55:31 PM PDT · by blueplum · 34 replies
    Reuters ^ | June 2, 2014 12:31pm EDT | HAMID SHALIZI AND JESSICA DONATI
    Kabul (Reuters) - The Afghan president is angry at being kept in the dark over a deal to free five Taliban leaders in exchange for a captured U.S. soldier, and accuses Washington of failing to back a peace plan for the war-torn country, a senior source said on Monday. The five prisoners were flown to Qatar on Sunday as part of a secret agreement to release Army Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl, who left Afghanistan for Germany on the same day. :snip: "The president is now even more distrustful of U.S. intentions in the country," said the source close to President Hamid...
  • Gulf states plan military response as Putin raises the stakes in Syria

    10/04/2015 2:56:27 PM PDT · by tcrlaf · 44 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 10-3-2015 | Emma Graham-Harrison and Saeed Kamali Dehghan
    Russian fighter jets launched from a new airbase in Syria have persuaded western critics to mute their demands for the removal of President Bashar al-Assad, but another group of his opponents sees Moscows intervention as more provocative than decisive. Regional powers have quietly, but effectively, channelled funds, weapons and other support to rebel groups making the biggest inroads against the forces from Damascus. In doing so, they are investing heavily in a conflict which they see as part of a wider regional struggle for influence with bitter rival Iran. In a week when Russia made dozens of bombing raids, those...
  • Gulf states plan military response as Putin raises the stakes in Syria

    10/04/2015 5:10:35 AM PDT · by JPX2011 · 60 replies
    The Guardian ^ | October 4, 2015 | Emma Graham-Harrison and Saeed Kamali Dehghan
    Russian fighter jets launched from a new airbase in Syria have persuaded western critics to mute their demands for the removal of President Bashar al-Assad, but another group of his opponents sees Moscows intervention as more provocative than decisive. Regional powers have quietly, but effectively, channelled funds, weapons and other support to rebel groups making the biggest inroads against the forces from Damascus. In doing so, they are investing heavily in a conflict which they see as part of a wider regional struggle for influence with bitter rival Iran. In a week when Russia made dozens of bombing raids, those...
  • Iraqi PM to share anti-ISIS intel with Russia

    10/04/2015 6:24:03 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 22 replies
    trtworld ^ | 10/4 | trtworld
    Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi says Baghdad is willing to share anti-ISIS intelligence with Russia, Iran and Syria Oct 4, 2015 08:06 GMT Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al Abadi announced on Saturday that Iraq will share anti-ISIS intelligence with Russia, Iran and Syria if cooperation is requested. We have been fighting ISIS more than a year and we have some important security information that no other country has regarding ISIS, Abadi stated during a press conference which took place at the presidential office in the capital. Abadi also stated that he would welcome military equipment assistance from Iran, Syria...
  • House Of Bribes: How The United States Led The Way To A Nuclear Iran

    10/01/2015 10:53:25 PM PDT · by Randall_S · 20 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | October 2, 2015 | New Coalition of Concerned Citizens
    Executive Summary The Iranian nuclear deal is a full capitulation to Irans terrorist mastermind Mullahs, and the latest in a series of betrayals of the American people and allies by the Obama administration. At the highest level of the administration, Barack Obamas Senior Advisor, the Iranian-born Valerie Jarrett, prioritized rapprochement with the terror state. Throughout the process and negotiations, she had the backing of billionaire investor (and Obama-backer) George Soros, and his multi-headed network of tax-exempt foundations. Their efforts were driven by deep-rooted anti-Semitism and personal greed. Meanwhile, since the mid-1990s, a small but very connected Iranian lobby (funded, in...
  • Ahmed Mohammad's Qatari Vacation With The Muslim Brotherhood [Benefits Of Being A Clock Maker]

    09/30/2015 7:22:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 09/30/2015 | Arnold Ahlert
    Teenage clockmaker invited to Qatar by an organization linked to the terror group. September 30, 2015 Arnold Ahlert The story of Ahmed Mohamed, the Dallas schoolboy made famous by the reaction to his arrest for bringing a homemade clock that resembled a suitcasebombto school, has taken another curious turn. According to theDallas Morning News, Ahmed and his family haveacceptedan invitation extended by theQatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Developmentto visit Qatar. Their sister institution, the Qatar Foundation International (QFI) was founded by Sheikh bin Al Thani, who also created Al Jazeera. QFI haslinksto the Muslim Brotherhood (MB)....
  • Ahmed Mohameds Qatari Vacation with the Muslim Brotherhood

    09/30/2015 7:03:30 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 09/30/15 | Arnold Ahlert
    Teenage clockmaker invited to Qatar by an organization with ties to the terror group The story of Ahmed Mohamed, the Dallas schoolboy made famous by the reaction to his arrest for bringing a homemade clock that resembled a suitcase bomb to school, has taken another curious turn. According to the Dallas Morning News, Ahmed and his family have accepted an invitation extended by the Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development to visit Qatar. Their sister institution, the Qatar Foundation International (QFI) was founded by Sheikh bin Al Thani, who also created Al Jazeera. QFI has links to the...
  • Qatar: Loyal ally for West, or 'Club Med for terrorists?

    09/29/2015 1:37:38 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 7 replies
    The Toronto Star ^ | 6/29/15 | Rosie DiManno
    "The country is a modern-day Casablanca, full of intrigues in luxury hotels. Rosie DiManno on the worlds frenemy." With one hand they took: The Taliban Five. That was a political favour to the United States, accepting a quintet of high-ranking Guantanamo detainees, after President Barack Obama authorized a grossly imbalanced prisoner swap for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, the only American soldier still held prisoner by the Taliban in Afghanistan. With the other hand they give: Moral support to insurrectionists, asylum for jihadist radicals, a diplomatic foothold for the Taliban-in-exile and, most incriminatingly, a blind eye turned to terrorist financing via a...
  • Egyptian court refuses to accuse Qatar and Turkey of supporting terrorism

    09/29/2015 1:31:31 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On
    An Egyptian court yesterday rejected the criminalisation of Qatar and Turkey on charges of "supporting terrorism", under a lawsuit filed by an Egyptian lawyer. The Cairo Court for Urgent Matters said it lacked jurisdiction when it came to charging Qatar and Turkey of supporting terrorism and terrorist armed groups in Egypt. An Egyptian lawyer had alleged that "Turkey and Qatar embrace many of the leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood movement, which is classified as a terrorist group both officially and legally, and that all armed demonstrations and acts of violence carried out inside the Egyptian territories by the terrorist groups...
  • Ahmeds celebrity tour goes global as family heads to Qatar

    09/29/2015 1:19:17 PM PDT · by Faith Presses On · 30 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | 9/29/15 | Avi Selk
    Everyone was expecting North Texas most famous teen to return home from his national tour this week. A Dallas public relations firm hoping to sign Ahmed Mohamed had even made plans for a limousine to pick him up at the airport when they flew in from New York. But theyll have to wait a little longer, because Ahmed and his family are detouring for Qatar, per a statement the family released this morning. The last few weeks have been truly life-changing for my son Ahmed and for our family, Mohamed Elhassan Mohamad said in a prepared statement announcing the trip....
  • OPECs Family Feud

    09/28/2015 5:47:49 AM PDT · by thackney · 17 replies
    Hellenic Shipping News ^ | 9/28/2015 | Hellenic Shipping News
    When Venezuelan Oil Minister Juan Pablo Prez Alfonso resigned in 1963, he blasted the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries, at the time torn by internal rivalries, for failing to produce any benefits for his country. Half a century later, OPEC is still split and Venezuela is again unhappy, this time at the unwillingness of the organizations top producer, Saudi Arabia, to rescue oil prices from a six-year low thats dragging the battered Venezuelan economy into an even deeper crisis. On Sept. 10, Venezuelas oil minister, Eulogio del Pino, tweeted appeals for OPEC and non-OPEC countries to have a discussion on...
  • Al Jazeera Expected to Cut Hundreds of Jobs

    09/23/2015 5:18:52 PM PDT · by John W · 38 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 22, 2015 | Mark Joyella
    Al Jazeera will cut hundreds of jobsperhaps up to 1,000 worldwidein a reported effort to trim budgets at the Qatari-owned news network. According to The Guardian, the networks U.S.-based Al Jazeera America will be spared from the cuts. The newspaper reports falling oil prices and a possible radical change in investment strategy may force the job cutsand could signal a larger shift away from massive investment in news by the Qatari government.
  • Why in the World Does Egypt Want French Mini-Carriers?

    09/19/2015 8:09:55 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 9 replies
    War is Boring ^ | September 18, 2015 | Paul Iddon
    Egypts military junta is going on a shopping spree for weapons. Remember those French amphibious assault ships originally intended for Russia that are now sitting out to dry? Cairos generals have their eyes on them, too. The French-built Mistral-class amphibious assault ship, or helicopter carrier, is a formidable vessel. Capable of carrying 16 helicopters, four landing barges and an entire tank battalion along with about 450 troops, these vessels give the state which owns them a substantial ability to project air and ground power far from its shores. France has built five of these warships to date, two of which...
  • Exotic Cars Speeding Through Beverly Hills Focus of Police Report

    09/16/2015 2:03:50 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 29 replies
    NBC Los Angeles ^ | Tuesday, Sep 15, 2015 | Jason Kandel and Robert Kovacik
    Police are investigating a street race between two high-performance exotic cars in Beverly Hills that garnered hundreds of thousands of views on YouTube and the man claiming to own the cars says he is protected by diplomatic immunity. The video shows a white Porsche 911 and a yellow Ferrari LaFerrari, a hybrid supercar with a combined horsepower rating of around 950, speeding through a residential tract at high speeds on Saturday evening in the 700 block of North Walden Drive. It includes an exchange between a journalist who captured the video and a man outside the house where the...
  • Owner Of LaFerrari Caught Terrifying Beverly Hills Neighborhood Claims Diplomatic Immunity

    09/15/2015 1:53:52 PM PDT · by upbeat5 · 85 replies
    eBay Motors Blog via Yahoo News ^ | September 15, 2015 | Alex Lloyd
    A YouTube video that went viral showing a Ferrari LaFerrari and Porsche 911 GT3 tearing through residential streets of Beverly Hills; flying though stop signs while pedestrians waited to cross, narrowly avoiding other motorists has caused outrage, with neighbors pleading with police to take action before someone gets hurt. According to NBC4, the owner of said vehicles is claiming diplomatic immunity, telling a video journalist who asked for comment, I could have you killed and get away with it. The name of the cars owner has not been released, but he is rumored to be part of the...
  • Israel considers natural gas pipeline to Gaza Strip

    09/14/2015 5:30:51 PM PDT · by BlackVeil · 12 replies
    Ynet News ^ | 13 Sept 2015 | Elior Levy
    Proposed by Qatar, the pipeline would connect Israel to Gaza's power plant and relieve electricity shortage there; Qatar and Palestinian Authority to finance project.
  • Revealed: How the five wealthiest Gulf Nations have so far refused to take a single Syrian refugee

    09/04/2015 12:23:47 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 24 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/4/15 | Jay Akbar
    More than four million Syrians have been forced to escape the never-ending civil war ravaging their country and the barbaric terror group carving a bloody trail across the Middle East. The vast majority live in overcrowded refugee camps in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt and Iraq - all under threat from ISIS - and record numbers are making the perilously long journey to Europe. Yet, as debate rages between politicians in Europe over how many they should take, nearby super-wealthy Gulf nations of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Qatar, Kuwait and Bahrain have refused to offer sanctuary to a single...
  • Has Yemen war handed Aden to jihadists?

    09/03/2015 3:11:06 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 11 replies
    BBC ^ | 2 Sep 2015 | Frank Gardner
    Unseen by most of the world, the once tranquil port of Aden is being steadily infiltrated by jihadists from both al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsular (AQAP) and the so-called Islamic State (IS). They are not in charge of the city, the military forces of the UAE are. But in the last few days disturbing reports have emerged of the summary executions of prisoners by the jihadists, along with their black flags hoisted onto public buildings.
  • Why Isn't Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar, the UAE, China, or Russia Taking Any of the Refugees?

    09/03/2015 3:14:01 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 25 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 03 September 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    Why aren't any of the currentmigrant surge going to Russia and China instead of just the EU? Or any migrant surge? Don't the Russians have huge, sparsely-populated territories dotted with ghost towns in Siberia? Don't the Chinese have dozens of newly-constructed, completelyunpopulated citieswith 65M homes sitting empty? Ban Ki-Moondown at the UN thinks it's so damn important that Europe save/support/welcome the refugees. So how many migrants have been invited to come live in his South Korea? They seem to be doing pretty well these days, what with Europe and the US buying so much of their stuff- What about...
  • What if Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years?

    08/27/2015 12:40:41 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 68 replies
    Fox News ^ | August 27,2015 | Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
    What if former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been pulling the wool over our eyes for years? What if, while she was secretary of state, she ran two secret wars, one in Libya and one in Syria? What if there already were wars in each of those countries, so she used those wars as covers for her own? What if President Obama gave permission for her to do this? What if the president lacks the legal authority to authorize anyone to fight secret wars? What if she obtained the consent of a dozen members of Congress from both...
  • GOP slams White House for suspected coffee shop meetings

    05/05/2011 6:15:02 AM PDT · by Dacula · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 5-3-11 | Sara Jerome
    House Republicans on the Energy and Commerce Committee raised concerns at a Tuesday hearing that White House staffers hold meetings at a nearby Caribou Coffee to avoid disclosure requirements. "White House staff apparently purposely schedule meetings at the Caribou Coffee around the corner from the White House so that those meetings wont show up on the White House logs," said Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Calif.), chairman of the Oversight subcommittee. Republicans portrayed the White House as failing to live up to campaign promises on transparency. Stearns pointed to President Obama, who as a candidate said healthcare negotiations would air on C-SPAN,...
  • Influential people worldwide wrote Clinton on her personal email address

    08/14/2015 8:38:27 PM PDT · by Mariner · 22 replies
    McClatchy DC ^ | August 14th, 2015 | By Anita Kumar and Corinne Kennedy
    WASHINGTON Some 90 people, including lobbyists for foreign governments, lawmakers, top Obama aides and State Department employees, communicated directly with Hillary Clinton during her tenure as secretary of state using her personal email address, according to a McClatchy review of thousands of her recently released emails. Many people said they were surprised when it was revealed in the spring that Clinton relied on a private email account on a private server in her Chappaqua, N.Y., home to conduct official business during her four years as Obamas secretary of state. But the review of emails shows influential people in Washington and...
  • Riyadh, Moscow to Meet Over ISIS, Syria

    08/09/2015 12:03:40 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | August 8, 2015 | Staff, contributions by AFP
    Russian and Saudi officials to meet over Middle East issues -- just after news surfaces of a secret meeting between Russia, Iran. Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir will visit Moscow on Tuesday to discuss Syria conflict and the Islamic State group with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign ministry said Saturday. The two ministers last met in Qatar on August 3 when Lavrov, Jubeir and US Secretary of State John Kerry held a three-way meeting, with the situation in Syria topping the agenda. The ministers will continue "a discussion on ways to resolve the crisis in Syria," the...
  • US, Turkey To Form Anti-ISIS "Coalition" With Saudi Arabia, Qatar

    08/05/2015 9:34:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 08/05/2015 | Tyler Durden
    Some observers have noticed something rather peculiar about Turkeys new bombing campaign against Islamic State positions.The curious thing about the airstrikes on ISIS targets, Ankaras critics say, is that they arent really occurring. Instead, Turkey is aggressively hitting PKK targets and although Turkey made it clear in its appeal for NATO support that it doesnt discriminate between one "terrorist" group and another, commentators say the air raids have been noticeably one-sided. "Opponents [of] President Tayyip Erdogan [have] pointed out the air strikes against the PKK have so far been heavier than those against the Islamist radicals," Reuters notes.As weve...
  • All about the Barack Hussein Obama Muslim connection to Common Core

    08/06/2015 10:33:56 AM PDT · by wtd · 12 replies
    Bare Naked Islam ^ | August 5, 2015 | BNI
    All about the Barack Hussein Obama Muslim connection to Common CoreIn the last few years we have seen a movement in our country to nationalize our educational system, to implement Common Core in all schools. Inside the schools, the most drastic change has been an overwhelming influence of Islam and Sharia law. Education publishing giant, Pearson, whose biggest investor is the Libyan Investment Authority, is a major supplier of Islam-oriented text books for American schools. As is the nation of Qatar.Pearson owners are deeply involved in the Muslim Brotherhood and linked to CAIR. Muslim Brotherhood documents seized by the...
  • Fox: White House confirms meeting with deputy of banned Muslim Brotherhood cleric

    06/28/2013 12:50:44 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 18 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 10:41 am on June 28, 2013 | Ed Morrissey
    The White House confirmed to Fox News what the Investigative Project on Terrorism reported two days ago that the administration met with the deputy of a radical cleric who is barred from entering the United States, and whose organization supports Hamas. Sheik Abdullah bin Bayyah served as vice president of the International Union of Muslim Scholars, a group headed by Egyptian cleric Yusuf Qaradawi, who has urged Muslim nations to acquire nuclear weapons, demanded the death of American soldiers in Iraq, and defended Hitler. So what did the White House want to discuss with bin Bayyah? Moderation: A senior...
  • Soldier of Fortune? The Pros and Cons to Contracting Overseas

    07/17/2015 11:20:06 AM PDT · by w1n1 · 3 replies
    AShooting Journal ^ | 7/17/2015 | Robert Spunga
    Today, there are hundreds of thousands of men and women working overseas on various contracts and making good money, probably two to three times what they can make in the United States. On top of that, they may even be eligible for the foreign earned income exclusion, which in 2014 meant that the first $99,200 of their total income earned overseas was excluded from being taxed at the Federal level (its higher for 2015). However and I cant emphasize this enough they are earning it! Naturally, the best-paying jobs are in high-threat environments such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Syria,...
  • Time to Arrest Hillary

    07/12/2015 5:57:08 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 36 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | July 11, 2015 | Mark Tapson
    Fox News analyst and former judge Andrew Napolitano recently posted a Washington Times op-ed called "Hillary's Secret War," in which he declares with certainty that Hillary Clinton "provided material assistance to terrorists and lied to Congress in a venue where the law required her to be truthful." Napolitano came to this conclusion after reading the transcript of an interview with a lawfully licensed American arms dealer named Marc Turi, as well as emails to and from the State Department and congressional officials while Hillary was Secretary of State. In 2011, Turi received approval from the Departments of State and Treasury...
  • GRACE [Charismatic Caucus]

    07/09/2015 7:54:10 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 1 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | Jedediah, Holy Spirit
    I was torn to lament over situations recently so I asked The Lord to explain His Grace to me and I share it for your consideration . . . Grace is sufficient is more than a statement it is an enactment for many in My Creation ask "Why"? When I have given them the gift to (( ( "DECLARE" ) )) ((( "GRACE" ))) ! And so it is with this enlightenment they "IN FACT" carry the KEY to their own Blessings and Grace ! For I AM GRACE ETERNAL and it is in this manner you must speak and...
  • Al Jazeera Video that Mocks Americans as Fat, Gun-Toting Racists (Independence Day)

    07/05/2015 7:27:11 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 53 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 07/05/15 | Sharona Schwartz
    Al Jazeeras digital media platform AJ+ posted a Fourth of July-themed video mocking Americans as fat, cheese-eating, gun-toting, pill-popping, racist porn watchers. While some on social media applauded the creation, others slammed the Qatar-owned network for using the holiday to dump on America. Social media users got particularly riled up by the criticism coming from the channel owned by Qatar a country where stoning is a legal punishment under Shariah law, women have second class legal status, writers can be imprisoned for criticizing the emir and abuse of foreign laborers has been repeatedly criticized by human rights groups. The...