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  • There is no compromise in Jesus Kingdom[charismatic Caucus]

    08/24/2016 8:26:13 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    There is no compromise in My Kingdom for I AM THE WORD ETERNAL therefore I AM both Provider and the lover of your soul. I know the plans I have for you and there is no need for you to compromise with the evil one for he has already been judged by me as un-righteous therefore remain in My will and in My WORD for it is your rudder and key to open each door I have set before you and it is My Spirit that moves these doors as you declare My will in your life. So come and...
  • Swedish policeman: - The rule of law has completely broken down

    08/24/2016 5:32:15 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies
    Speisa ^ | Aug 22, 2016
    <p>SWEDEN: Yet another police officer quits his job in protest against the national police chief Dan Eliasson's mismanagement of the police force. The policeman writes about his decision in a letter to Eliasson, which was also posted in a closed group for Swedish policemen on Facebook.</p>
  • Turkey airport ad warns against visiting Sweden due to rape

    08/20/2016 1:55:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug. 19, 2016 12:28 PM EDT | Cinar Kiper
    A pro-government Turkish newspaper placed an ad at Istanbul’s main airport on Friday warning against travel to Sweden due to alleged high incidences of rape, the state-run news agency reported, in the latest escalation of tensions between Turkey and its European allies. Anadolu Agency said the ad by Güneş newspaper appeared on two billboards at Atatürk Airport’s International Terminal and read in Turkish and in English: “Travel Warning! Did you know that Sweden has the highest rape rate worldwide?” The ad was apparently placed in retaliation for a similar news ticker at the Vienna airport last week claiming Turkey allows...
  • Syrian presenter: Swedish media should make more shows in Arabic

    08/18/2016 5:56:48 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 9 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 10.Aug.2016 09:02
    She fled for her life after getting death threats in Syria. Now journalist Rowa Alkhatib has landed a plum job as a talk-show host with Swedens national radio broadcaster. She tells The Local Voices how shes now helping quench Arabic speakers thirst for knowledge about their new home. Back in Syria, Rowa Alkhatib worked as a presenter for a range of television and radio networks, but threats from radicals and the Assad regime forced her to pack her bags, she says. Like so many others in Syria, she made her way to Turkey, where she found radio work and lived...
  • Cars burn across Sweden as fire-starters roam free

    08/16/2016 9:14:34 AM PDT · by C19fan · 50 replies
    The Local SE ^ | August 16, 2016 | Staff
    In Husby, a suburb in northern Stockholm, emergency services were called at 2am to a parking garage. There was a lot of smoke. Two cars were totally burned out. There were 47 cars in total in that part of the garage and most of them have sustained smoke damage, said Sven-Erik Olsson at Stockholm Police. Police found a bottle of flammable liquid at the scene in Husby, an area that was at the centre of extensive unrest three years ago.
  • Sweden: Report "Conclusions Are Frightening" Amid Summer Inferno Of Sexual Assaults

    08/15/2016 10:26:02 AM PDT · by blam · 29 replies
    Zero Hedge - The Gatestone Institute ^ | 8-15-2016 | Ingrid Carlqvist - Tyler Durden
    Tyler Durden August 15, 2016 Submitted by Ingrid Carlqvist via The Gatestone Institute, * Almost all the perpetrators of sexual assaults who attacked in groups and who have been apprehended, are citizens of Afghanistan, Eritrea and Somalia -- three of the four largest immigrant groups in Sweden who fall into the category of "unaccompanied refugee children."* A few days later, it turned out that many of the perpetrators who sexually assaulted women at the "Putte i parken" music festival in Karlstad wore the "Don't grope" bracelet. * Many people were therefore aghast to learn that the organizers of the Trstocksfestivalen...
  • Concerns of teen prostitution at Danish asylum center

    08/15/2016 12:44:44 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 11 Aug 2016 11:20 GMT+02:00
    Staff at Center Sandholm, Denmarks largest asylum center, have suspicions that young refugee boys are being prostituted, Berlingske reported. Jannich Bisp, a supervisor at the center, told the newspaper that concerns have been raised about a group of teenage boys. There are situations in which the boys receive a phone call, take off for a few hours and then come back with designer clothes, Bisp said. [] The concerns at Center Sandholm, located some 30 kilometers north of Copenhagen, came to light after the Swedish newspaper Sydsvenkan reported similar stories about refugee children at the Aleris Asylum Center in Malm....
  • Swiss train attack possibly crime of passion; terrorism 'far-fetched

    08/14/2016 7:02:58 AM PDT · by MNDude · 57 replies
    The police spokesman said authorities did not yet know the motive behind the attack that injured six on Saturday in the canton of St. Gallen, but did not thought terrorism unlikely. "A terrorism background still seems very, very far-fetched," the spokesman said.
  • Sweden's first Muslim minister quits over drink-driving scandal

    08/13/2016 3:29:13 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 39 replies
    IBT ^ | 8-13-16 | Jen Offord
    Aida Hadzialic, 29, expressed remorse for her actions after being caught drink driving as she announced her intention to step down from her post as Sweden's Minister for Secondary Schools. At a press conference on Saturday, she said she would formally resign on Monday. Hadzialic was stopped at random by police on Thursday evening and was found to have a blood alcohol content of 0.2 grams per litre. At Saturday's press conference, Hadzialic explained that she had been at a concert in Copenhagen and had two glasses of wine before setting off to drive to Malm four hours later. Apparently...
  • Sweden may have the answer to Americas gun problem(NOT! Idiot alert!)

    08/12/2016 10:36:31 AM PDT · by rktman · 57 replies
    vox.com ^ | 8/8/2016 | Tom Heberlein
    As we face a firearm crisis in America today, its time for hunters to stop hiding behind the Second Amendment and claim the moral high ground as our nations responsible gun owners. Heres how the Swedish system works: Only responsible people are trusted with firearms. Sweden licenses guns in much the same way we license cars and drivers. You can have up to six guns but can get more with special permission. To apply for a firearm permit you must first take a year-long hunter training program and pass a written and shooting test. You can also apply for a...
  • Swedish Prof: Hot Weather, Not Rapey Migrants Driving Swedens Place As The Rape Capital (tr)

    08/12/2016 10:29:23 AM PDT · by Sir Napsalot · 38 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 8-11-2016 | Tobias Andersson
    Although more well-known for ABBA, Ikea and Avicii, today Swedens international image is being tarnished by a much darker reputation: as the rape capital of the Western world. (snip) Immigrants raised in societies without respect for women, who see women as possessions whose main purpose in life is to please their husband, have no place in our liberal society. ..... At a festival in Skellefte in July, sexual assaults were committed at an event where sponsored buses had been provided for asylum seekers. The Swedish establishment couldnt fathom how the now infamous Dont touch bracelets they had handed out hadnt...
  • JESUS calls us Friend[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/12/2016 7:13:57 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles , Bible ^ | 8-12-16 | HolySpirit
    You see I am not just your God I AM your friend. I do things for you that others would not consider because of the cost but I have already laid down my life for you and that is why I send my angels to shut the mouth of the lions for you and turn impossible situations around even without your request at times for truly My name is Prince of Peace and Grace is the scepter I apply to the ones that call me Lord and Savior. John 15:15 15 I do not call you servants any longer, for...
  • Wealthy Swedes Asked To Give Up Their Country Homes For Migrants

    08/10/2016 5:04:27 AM PDT · by C19fan · 65 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 9, 2016 | Virginia Hale
    Authorities in Norrtlje are asking homeowners to give their houses up for newly arrived migrants after around 30 marched to protest their accommodation. In a targeted mailshot residents were asked: Does your country house stand empty in winter? Some houses in the Stockholm municipality are only occupied during the summer and so authorities hope to match migrants up with housing.
  • My children die from a lack of knowledge[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/08/2016 9:59:54 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    Bible. Holy Spirit ^ | 8-8-16 | Bible,Jesus The Word
    My children die from a lack of knowledge from rejecting My Spirit for as My word speaks truth the denial of it grieves me and My Messenger of Truth their comforter. So do not despise the gift of prophecy or any other gift for they all come down from the Father of lights and these are all found in My Spirit of Truth and to deny Him is to deny Me as well for I and The Father are one . . . 1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 20 Do not scorn or reject gifts of prophecy or prophecies [spoken revelations-words of...
  • 30,000 Refugees "Go Missing" As Swedes Face Increasing Violence From Asylum-Seekers

    08/05/2016 6:11:28 PM PDT · by vannrox · 29 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5AUG16 | Tyler Durden
    30,000 Refugees "Go Missing" As Swedes Face Increasing Violence From Asylum-Seekers by Tyler Durden Aug 5, 2016 12:05 PM 0 SHARES Submitted by Ingrid Carlqvist via The Gatestone Institute, The daily Svenska Dagbladet reported that 30,000 people whose asylum application had been rejected and were scheduled for deportation, had gone missing. The police say they lack the resources to track down these illegals. Three Somali men in their 20s, who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl, received very lenient sentences -- and all three avoided deportation. On June 7, it was reported that British citizen Grace "Khadija" Dare had brought...
  • Swedish church to use drones to drop thousands of Bibles in ISIS-controlled Iraq

    08/05/2016 9:36:42 AM PDT · by Ray76 · 46 replies
    Christianity Today ^ | Aug 5, 2016 | James Macintyre
    A major evangelical free church in Sweden is preparing to use drones to drop thousands of Bibles into areas of Iraq controlled by Islamic State.
  • Sweden: Increasing Violence by Asylum Seekers against Swedes (One Month of Islam in Sweden)

    08/05/2016 9:59:32 AM PDT · by amorphous · 35 replies
    Gate Stone Institue ^ | 5 August 2016 | Ingrid Carlqvist
    The daily Svenska Dagbladet reported that 30,000 people whose asylum application had been rejected and were scheduled for deportation, had gone missing. The police say they lack the resources to track down these illegals. Three Somali men in their 20s, who took turns raping a 14-year-old girl, received very lenient sentences -- and all three avoided deportation. On June 7, it was reported that British citizen Grace "Khadija" Dare had brought her 4-year-old son, Isa Dare, to live in Sweden, in order to benefit from free health care. In February, the boy was featured in an ISIS video, blowing up...
  • UNFPA Teaming Up With This Church to Convince Religious Leaders to Promote Abortion

    08/05/2016 8:39:04 AM PDT · by Morgana · 7 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | August 4, 2016 | Rebecca Oas
    (CFAM) For many years UNFPA leadership has maintained that religion is one of the biggest barriers to peoples enjoyment of their sexual rights. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) has teamed up with the Church of Sweden to convince religious leaders to accept abortion, contraception, and the sexual autonomy of children. A recent joint event in Sweden named Women, Faith and Human Rights, was ostensibly aimed at proving there is no incompatibility between faith and human rights. A closer look reveals deep fault lines between religion as practiced by most of the worlds believers and human rights as interpreted...
  • EVER BE FREE [Charismatic Caucus]

    08/03/2016 7:37:41 AM PDT · by Jedediah
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 8-3-16 | Bible
    You "ARE" forgiven forever whether others forgive you or hold onto their guile "I" have forever set you free for I AM GOD and not man . So now walk in my forgiveness and take hold of this freedom and just fly for the Heavenlies "ARE REAL" and Zion is yours "Today" for you "ARE" seated with Me in Heavenly places even NOW ! Galatians 5:1 Walk by the Spirit 5 It was for this freedom that Christ set us free [completely liberating us]; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery [which...
  • Bikini-clad Swedish cop makes arrest while sunbathing

    07/29/2016 9:52:18 AM PDT · by drop 50 and fire for effect · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | 29 July 2016 | AP
    STOCKHOLM She was off duty and wearing a bikini but that didn't stop Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner from catching a suspected thief. A photo of Kellner pinning the suspect to the ground was trending on social media in Sweden this week.
  • Did this Swedish cop just make the arrest of the year?

    07/28/2016 9:49:49 AM PDT · by Eurotwit · 61 replies
    The Local.se ^ | Updated: 28 Jul 2016 14:59 GMT+02:00 | The Local
    The Swedish off-duty police officer has told The Local about the story behind this viral picture capturing the moment she wrestled a brazen criminal to the ground while wearing a bikini. Mikaela Kellner and her friends were sunbathing in the Rlambshov park in Stockholm when a man walked up to them pretending to sell magazines for homeless people. When he refused to take no for an answer, but instead lingered around their blankets, she started suspecting that something was wrong. "I told my friends to keep an eye on their things. But as soon as he left one of...
  • Plane passenger removed from flight because of his Isis tattoo

    07/27/2016 1:03:16 PM PDT · by Lorianne · 17 replies
    Metro UK ^ | 24 July 2016 | Harley Tamplin
    A plane was delayed after the cabin crew refused to fly because a passenger had an Isis flag tattooed on his arm, it was claimed. Another passenger on board the flight from Stockholm in Sweden to Heraklion in Greece raised concerns over the tattoo to airline staff.
  • BREITBART NEWS CANCELS MILO YIANNOPOULOS APPEARANCE AT SWEDISH GAY PRIDE MARCH

    07/26/2016 3:16:49 PM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 12 replies
    BREITBART ^ | 25 JULY 2016 | BREITBART TECH
    Yiannopoulos was scheduled to lead a gay pride march through one of Swedens Muslim ghettos, however following an intensive security review and threat assessment by Breitbarts security team, comprised of former Navy SEALs and intelligence community operatives, Breitbart has been forced to cancel the trip. The security analysis found significant potential threats against Milo, especially in light of the recent wave of Muslim terror attacks across Europe. After a briefing by our security team and a review of the situation in Sweden, Breitbart News has cancelled Milos appearance at the Pride Jrva parade on Wednesday, July 27. Despite Milos request...
  • Restless Heart [charismatic Caucus]

    07/25/2016 7:15:55 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 2 replies
    Bible , The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 7-25-16 | Jesus The Author and finisher of our faith
    First and for most as Creator of your heart I am the mentor you seek as to how to walk in loving kindness for this "IS" your heartbeat. So any time your heart seems out of sorts truly it is because you have left this foundation to walk in un-forgiveness or judgment of another heart that I created to walk in this very thing the commandment to love me first and others in this very same manner for I am Judge and Savior not man, woman or child . Therefore guard your heart by living in My love but to...
  • The shocking moment a bus driver beats up asylum seeker (Sweden)

    07/20/2016 6:36:36 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    TheLocal.se ^ | 20 Jul 2016 11:28 GMT+02:00
    A Swedish bus company has apologized after a video emerged of one of its drivers verbally and physically abusing a Syrian asylum seeker. The man, an asylum seeker from Syria staying on land, an island off the east coast of Sweden, told regional newspaper Barometern that the incident took place on Tuesday morning on the 6.15am bus to Borgholm. [] He said it was not the first time the bus driver had refused to allow residents at the asylum center to travel and decided to snap a picture of the man. When the bus reached its next stop, the driver...
  • 'Wear a headscarf or be raped': Sick messages threatening sex attacks on women (Sweden)

    07/17/2016 9:04:20 AM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 30 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 15, 2016 | By Ted Thornhill for MailOnline and Sue Reid for the Daily Mail
    Stickers threatening women with rape if they dont wear headscarves have been posted in the streets of a small town in Sweden. The sick messages have appeared on objects in the streets of Nybro, Smaland, along with stickers calling for democracy to be replaced with Islam. Pictures of them have been circulating on social media but its not clear who put them up. The news site speculated that the stickers could be the work of right-wing groups intent on stirring up racial hatred. There have been disturbing racially motivated attacks in the country recently. According to Left-wing Swedish newspaper...
  • Swedish Women Urged to Wear Headscarf - Or Be Raped

    07/15/2016 6:08:46 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 48 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 07/15/16
    The rise of radical Islamism throughout Europe has left no exceptions. Notoriously tolerant Sweden has found itself on the receiving end of multiculturalism, with religious extremism steadily gaining ground. Recently, a small town in southern Sweden was shocked by extremist stickers advocating violence toward non-Muslim women. Following the unhindered influx ofmigrants, which was heavily advertised bymedia and the majority ofthe political establishment, Sweden has seen an equally unhindered wave ofsexual attacks. To add insult toinjury, blatantly non-PC stickers advocating violence againstwomen were spotted inthe town ofNybro inSweden's southern province ofSmland, the local news outlet 24Nybro reported. "Women who do...
  • Sweden: Rampant Sexual Assaults Steam On

    07/14/2016 5:30:57 PM PDT · by Mr Apple · 23 replies
    Galestone Institute.com ^ | July 7, 2016 | Ingrid Carlqvist
    The police released a report noting that Sweden is at the top of the EU's statistics on physical and sexual violence against women, sexual harassment and stalking. The report stated unequivocally that it is "asylum-seeker boys" and "foreign men" who commit the vast majority of the reported crimes. As far as the widespread sexual assaults at public pools are concerned, the police said that in four out of five cases, the perpetrators have been "unaccompanied refugee children".
  • Swedish Mother Opens Up Home To Refugee Who Promptly Assaults Her Daughter

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

    07/14/2016 12:15:38 PM PDT · by detective · 39 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Jul 2016 | Donna Rachel Edmunds
    Stickers calling for democracy to be replaced with Islam and for women who do not wear a veil to be raped have appeared in public places in Sweden. They have been reported to the police. Pictures of the stickers, which have been stuck to objects on streets in Nybro, Smland, have been circulating on social media. One of the stickers reads, in English: Women who dont wear a headscarf are asking to be raped. Another reads: No democracy. We just want Islam, Fria Tider has reported.
  • A word of hope[charismatic Caucus]

    07/14/2016 6:55:18 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 6 replies
    You have nothing to fear for I "have" gone before you in this and I am God alone , no one can cross my line of defense and in this find Peace. You see you are in my hand and no one in the spiritual or the flesh can take you from me Be at Peace for it is here you rest even now ! Romans 8:31-39 Nothing Can Separate Us from Gods Love 31 What shall we say about such wonderful things as these? If God is for us, who can ever be against us? 32 Since he did...
  • Foreign Men Rape, Molest Girls At Anti-Racism Peace & Love Festival

    07/13/2016 6:37:22 AM PDT · by C19fan · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 12, 2016 | Oliver JJ Lane
    A Swedish music festival specifically focussing on themes like the fight against racism, multiculturalism, and combating sexual harassment has been rocked by multiple reports of sexual assault and rape.
  • Pew Research Finds Europeans Increasingly Uncomfortable With Immigration

    07/12/2016 7:32:41 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    MRC TV ^ | July 12, 2016 | Charlie McKenna
    A study released by the Pew Research Center on Monday shows a startling development in European attitudes towards Middle Eastern refugees. In eight of the ten countries surveyed, majorities of citizens polled believe incoming refugees increase the likelihood of terrorism at home. Respondents in Hungary, Poland, the Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Sweden, Greece, and the United Kingdom all responded that they believe incoming refugees increase the risk of terrorism. Respondents in Hungary are most likely (at 76 percent) to believe incoming refugees increase the risk of terrorism, while respondents in Spain are the least likely to believe incoming refugees increase the likelihood of terrorism (at 40...
  • The Best Air-to-Air Missile in the World Is Now in Service

    07/12/2016 10:22:39 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 15 replies
    War is Boring ^ | July 12, 2016 | ROBERT BECKHUSEN
    A Swedish Gripen armed with Meteor missiles. Stefan Kalm/Saab photo The technical details of air-to-air missiles are extremely complicated, but the concept is simple — destroy your target before the target destroys you. One way to improve the odds is to add an air-breathing ramjet engine to give the weapon a boost. That’s the design philosophy behind the Meteor, a 419-pound rail-launched MiG killer which entered service for the first time with the Swedish air force on July 11. Stockholm’s agile, delta-wing Gripen fighters carry the missiles. “The Swedish air force is now in its Initial Operational Capability phase with the Meteor,”...
  • SWEDEN: FINALLY-

    07/10/2016 7:47:12 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 21 replies
    Youtube ^ | Feb 1, 2016 | Anthony Brian Logan
    Sweden is set to deport 80,000 migrants, or immigrants, who have applied for VISAS that have been rejected. This number is a little more or less than half of the total number of people that have been taken in recently, overall. It's also a number that makes Sweden the highest per-capita in accepting refugees from Muslim countries in recent times. This en masse importation of "refugees" is not without consequence. From the beginning of their humanitarian efforts to accept war refugees, they have been inundated with many people who wish to simply leech off of the state and cause harm...
  • Swedish Politician Says It's "Worse" When Swedish Men Rape Women Compared To When Immigrants Do

    07/05/2016 4:47:49 PM PDT · by vannrox · 25 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 5JUL16 | Tyler Durden
    In most sane circles, the act of rape is reprehensible and it makes absolutely no difference who perpetrated the act. However, in what will inevitably make blood shoot out of one's eyes to read, a politician in Sweden actually makes a distinction on the severity of the act depending on who committed it.Swedish Left Party politician Barbro Sorman, who represents a district of the capital Stockholm, said on Twitter that it is "worse" when Swedish men rape women compared to when immigrants rape women because of cultural differences according to Breitbart."The Swedish men who rape do it despite the...
  • Saint Bridget of Sweden -- Prophetess of Europe of the Middle Ages

    07/09/2016 12:26:49 AM PDT · by OrthodoxIndianCatholic · 6 replies
    Introduction : Saint Bridget, daughter of Birgir -- Royal Blood Prince of Sweden was born about the year 1302 of highly pious parents. Having lost her virtuous mother soon after birth, little Bridget was raised by one of her highly virtuous aunts. She could not speak before the age of 3, but as soon as she spoke, she began praising God. In early childhood, serious discourses on Religion pleased her and grace powerfully filled her heart so that only pious readings attracted her. At the age of 10, she was particularly touched by a sermon she heard on the Passion...
  • Swedish music festivals hit by reports of rapes by 'migrants'

    07/07/2016 9:44:50 AM PDT · by Trumpinator · 37 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 4 JULY 2016 9:11PM | Richard Orange
    Foreign young men were blamed by police for the attacks at one of the festivals and at least two unaccompanied migrant youths were under arrest. Police recorded five reports of rapes and 12 of sexual molestation at Bravalla, Sweden's biggest music festival, and 35 reports of sexual molestation at Putte i Parken, a free festival in Karlstad, where the youngest victim was just twelve years old. Two of the seven young men suspected of mounting a campaign of aggressive groping at the second festival were unaccompanied refugee youth, reportedly living at a nearby accommodation centre.
  • Is Hyperloop coming to Europe? Super-fast transport system...from Helsinki to Stockholm...

    07/06/2016 8:11:49 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 19 replies
    Hyperloop One has released a proposal that will allow passengers to commute 310 miles (500km) between Helsinki in Finland and Stockholm in Sweden in just 28 minutes. Currently it takes around an hour to fly from Stockholm to Helsinki, or a 16 hour ferry journey. The company was among the first to demonstrate its technology for the transport system, dreamed up by Tesla and Space X founder Elon Musk, in a trial in the Navada desert in May. It hopes to build pods that can travel through vacuum tubes at speeds of up to 700mph. In a feasibility study drawn...
  • Did Mossad hijack Russian ship to stop Iran arms shipment? (actual title JP)

    08/23/2009 8:59:25 AM PDT · by VRWCTexan · 31 replies · 1,758+ views
    ... mystery surrounding the hijacking of a Russian freighter in July has taken a new twist with reports claiming the pirates were acting in league with the Israeli Mossad secret service in order to halt a shipment of modern weapon systems hidden on board and destined for Iran. ...The Russian newspaper Novaya Gazeta reported over the weekend that the vessel Arctic Sea had been carrying x-55 cruise missiles and S300 anti-aircraft rockets hidden in secret compartments among its cargo of timber and sawdust.
  • Did Mossad Hijack Russian Ship To Stop Iran Arms Shipment?

    08/23/2009 7:34:28 AM PDT · by Fennie · 10 replies · 1,822+ views
    The Media Line ^ | August 23, 2009 | By Arieh O'Sullivan
    Was Israel's secret service behind the mysterious hijacking of a Russian freighter to foil a secret attempt to ship cruise missiles to Iran? The mystery surrounding the hijacking of a Russian freighter in July has taken a new twist with reports claiming the pirates were acting in league with the Israeli Mossad secret service in order to halt a shipment of modern weapon systems hidden on board and destined for Iran. While Israeli and Russian officials dismissed the reports, accounts published in the Russian media sounded more like a spy thriller than a commercial hijacking.
  • Hunt on for 'hijacked cargo ship'

    08/12/2009 2:14:01 AM PDT · by Jonny foreigner · 33 replies · 2,276+ views
    A search is under way for a cargo ship which may have travelled through the English Channel after apparently being hijacked by pirates. Coastguards fear the Maltese-flagged Arctic Sea, carrying 15 Russian crew, was hijacked in the Baltic sea. UK authorities made contact before it entered the Strait of Dover but the Russian navy told the Itar-Tass agency it was now looking for the ship. The Maritime and Coastguard Agency said the situation was "bizarre". Spokesman Mark Clark said: "Who would think that a hijacked ship could pass through one of the most policed and concentrated waters in the world?...
  • Hijacking Suspects Arrive in Moscow

    08/20/2009 1:56:12 PM PDT · by Shermy · 7 replies · 1,012+ views
    Moscow Times ^ | August 20, 2009
    The military airlifted the suspected hijackers of the Arctic Sea and most of its Russian crew from Cape Verde to Moscow on Thursday, after the lumber freighter mysteriously vanished and reappeared in the Atlantic. Eleven of the 15 crew members arrived in Moscow, while the captain and three sailors remained on the ship, which was adrift about 200 nautical miles from the West African island nation of Cape Verde. Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said the freighter was sailing to the Black Sea port of Novorossiisk. The sailors and their suspected captors arrived in two separate Il-76 cargo jets at the...
  • Russia says it tracked hijacked Arctic Sea all along, but questions grow over cargo(NK twist)

    08/26/2009 10:35:18 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 26 replies · 1,019+ views
    The Times (UK) ^ | 08/26/09 | Tony Halpin
    Russia says it tracked hijacked Arctic Sea all along, but questions grow over cargo Tony Halpin in Moscow Russias top general hinted today that the ship allegedly hijacked by pirates earlier this month may have been carrying a secret cargo, as it emerged that the countrys Navy tracked the vessel throughout its journey. President Medvedev sent the Russian Navy to find the Arctic Sea after it apparently disappeared while passing through the English Channel en route to Algeria from Finland. However, the Foreign Ministry in Moscow now says that Russian and international agencies had monitored the ship throughout its strange...
  • Is Russia setting the stage for a nuclear apocalypse?

    08/26/2009 7:16:32 PM PDT · by Irisshlass · 53 replies · 1,981+ views
    Canadian Free Press ^ | Monday, August 24, 2009 | By Doug Hagmann and Sean Osborne
    cant say anything about the roots of this story and I dont plan to dig further I need to think about my own skin too. Understand that as you will. Mikhail Voitenko, editor of the Russian maritime Bulletin Sovfrakht., speaking about the hijacking of the Arctic Sea While it might seem like an unusual morphing of the movies Inside Man and The Hunt for Red October, the account of the cargo ship Arctic Sea is far stranger than either fictional account. Based on information developed through our extensive investigation, we can authoritatively state, without hyperbole, that the mysteries surrounding the...
  • Mystery ship 'could have been carrying arms, nukes'

    08/20/2009 4:07:52 AM PDT · by decimon · 30 replies · 1,231+ views
    Reuters ^ | Aug 20, 2009 | Unknown
    The hijackers of a cargo ship that disappeared off the coast of France threatened to blow it up if their ransom demands were not met, Russian news agencies said.Russia has arrested eight people on suspicion of hijacking the Arctic Sea off the Swedish coast and sailing it to the Atlantic Ocean, ending weeks of silence about the fate of a ship which has intrigued European maritime authorities. Limited information from Russian officials has failed to satisfy sceptics who voiced doubts about whether the piracy actually took place or was a convenient cover story to conceal a possible secret cargo of...
  • Russian Military Says to Check Arctic Sea Cargo

    08/27/2009 12:02:14 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 6 replies · 652+ views
    Reuters ^ | August 26, 2009 4:12 a.m. ET | Dmitry Solovyov
    ULAN BATOR (Reuters) - Russia's top general said on Wednesday the military would search the Arctic Sea merchant ship for a possible secret cargo when it returns to Russia from a maritime odyssey that has made headlines around the world.Russia says the Maltese-registered Arctic Sea, officially carrying timber from Finland to Algeria, was hijacked by eight men off the coast of Sweden on July 24. This month Russian warships intercepted the vessel off the coast of Cape Verde."We do not know yet what it is carrying, we only know it is timber. But what else it is actually transporting. It...
  • Crew of Arctic Sea released after nearly two weeks

    08/31/2009 2:36:39 PM PDT · by Shermy · 4 replies · 262+ views
    HELSINGIN SANOMAT ^ | August 31, 2009
    The Russian security service released the crew of the Arctic Sea in Moscow on Sunday. The 11 members of the crew of the hijacked ship were flown from Cape Verde to Russia nearly two weeks ago. The Russian news agency Interfax reports that the men returned to their home town of Archangelsk, where they were met by their families. On Sunday, Russian authorities gave conflicting accounts of whether or not all of the crew would be released. The online portal life.ru reported that only nine members of the crew had been released. Rabbe von Hertzen of the Finnish National Bureau...
  • Was Russia's 'Hijacked' Ship Carrying Missiles to the Mideast?

    09/01/2009 8:51:14 AM PDT · by Mat_Helm · 20 replies · 1,635+ views
    Time ^ | Monday August 31, 2009 | Simon Shuster / Moscow
    In July, the Russian-manned cargo ship the Arctic Sea disappeared on its way to take timber from Finland to Algeria, sparking reports of the first incident of piracy in European waters since the days of the buccaneers. Experts and observers weighed in with their theories: the ship had been snatched in a commercial dispute; it was being used to run drugs; it was carrying something more precious or dangerous than timber. Since then, the Russian navy has found the ship, and the alleged hijackers who boarded it on July 24 have been charged with kidnapping and piracy. The...
  • Report: Russia hijacked its own ship (Arctic Sea carrying S-300 X-500?)

    09/03/2009 10:59:20 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 8 replies · 919+ views
    Ynetnews (Israel) ^ | 09/02/09 | Ron Ben-Yishai
    Report: Russia hijacked its own ship Ynet probe reveals Russian intel used secret agents to arrest the Arctic Sea vessel, thought to have been hijacked by Israel, after getting tip it was violating international accord by carrying 'destabilizing' arms to Syria or Iran Ron Ben-Yishai Published: 09.02.09, 19:03 / Israel News A Ynet investigation revealed Wednesday that the hijacking of the Russian vessel 'Arctic Sea' was ordered by the Russian government. News agencies around the world published reports tying Israel to the hijacking, as the vessel was said to have been carrying arms to the Middle East, and possibly Iran....