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  • The true extent of Russian meddling in Brexit remains murky

    In late October, Chair of the Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee Damian Collins called upon Facebook and Twitter to report back with any evidence of Russian meddling in the UK's vote to leave the EU. It's an evolution of the committee's inquiry into the problem of fake news, which Collins considers a pretty serious "threat to democracy." Responses from Facebook and Twitter have landed this week, and if you haven't been following along, it's safe to say Collins isn't particularly impressed with how deep the social networks are digging to identify the true scale of political misinformation and...
  • Fifty years of the Two-State Solution Blackmail

    12/16/2017 4:40:06 AM PST · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 12-15-17 | , 15/12/17 00:05
    Under the British Mandate, “Palestinian” was the term for JEW! Speaking after the visit of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Brussels, the EU’s foreign policy chief, Frederica Mogherini made an astonishing declaration of ignorance. Again. “We always say that the Two State Solution is the only realistic one,” she said. “I have not heard by anyone or from anyone, not only in the last weeks but in the last decades any other idea than two States to preserve Israeli security. The Palestinians need to have their own country under their own authority.” One reinforced with Hamas weaponized by Iran and...
  • Palestinian billionaire detained in Saudi Arabia in sweeping corruption probe

    12/16/2017 7:08:48 AM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 18 replies
    Palestinian billionaire detained in Saudi Arabia in sweeping corruption probe Family says Sabih al-Masri was held while visiting Riyadh last week in order to 'answer questions about his business and partners' Palestinian billionaire businessman Sabih al-Masri was reportedly detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning last week during a business trip to Riyadh, amidst a sweeping anti-corruption purge of the Saudi elite. Masri, who is the founder of Zara Investment Holding and chairman of Jordan’s largest lender, Arab Bank, was held in the Saudi capital over “information related to corruption,” according to Arabic-language news reports. Friends and family sources confirmed Masri’s...
  • What if you won a war and nobody showed up to report on it?

    12/16/2017 9:08:30 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 16, 2017 | JAZZ SHAW
    David French published an essay this week on a true mystery in the history of journalism. It all has to do with the pronouncement which took place one week ago, on December 9th. We were all fairly busy, I’m sure, what with the Alabama Senate race winding to a tumultuous close and Christmas fast approaching. But on that day, Haider al-Abadi, the Prime Minister of Iraq, declared victory in the war on ISIS. But in order for you to know about it you’d have to do some serious digging. It barely rated a mention on CNN and unless you had...
  • Turkey hits back, saying Israel 'massacres thousands of Palestinians'

    12/15/2017 11:18:41 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 42 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | December 10, 2017 | Raphael Ahren
    ..."It is not possible to take seriously the allegations and accusations made by a mentality which massacred thousands of Palestinians, turned the lands of the Palestinians into an open-air prison, in order to suppress its guilt," Erdogan's spokesperson Ibrahim Kal?n said... Israel disregards international law, has "occupied Palestinian people's hundreds-of-years-old homeland and systematically violates United Nations resolutions," ...adding that Israel "must first account for its own actions." "Those, who think they will make Al-Quds, our first Qibla, the capital of the occupying state, are wasting their time. Israeli authorities should end the occupation of Palestinian lands instead of attacking our...
  • Hungary’s PM: It is my duty to fight for my people and defend them

    12/15/2017 9:25:42 PM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 9 replies
    Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, said on national TV that “we must learn from the mistakes of the West” and that it is his duty to fight for his people: “My duty is to execute their decision, to fight for them, to fight for the country and defend them.” Video with subtitles at link.
  • Hungary says it keeps Jews safe by keeping out Muslim immigrants

    12/15/2017 4:41:57 PM PST · by SJackson · 20 replies
    Florida Jewish News ^ | 12-15-17 | Cnaan Liphshiz
    BUDAPEST (JTA)-At a conference about anti-Semitism in Europe, senior Hungarian officials said the absence of violence against Jews in their country owed to its refusal to admit Muslim immigrants. The assertion, which at least one Jewish expert on anti-Semitism disputed, came amid criticism of Prime Minister Viktor Orban's right-wing government by other European leaders of his immigration policy, and a dispute between the Hungarian leader and some Jewish community leaders who accuse Orban of encouraging or tolerating anti-Semitic rhetoric. Whereas other European countries have seen jihadist terrorist attacks against Jews and others in recent years, "Hungary has been consistently able...
  • French Synagogues Closing as Jews Flee Anti-Semitism

    12/15/2017 4:39:45 PM PST · by SJackson · 17 replies
    CBN ^ | 12-15-2017 | Dale Hurd
    French Jews are fleeing parts of the Paris suburbs to escape anti-Semitic hostility, the levels of which have not been seen since World War Two, reports the Paris newspaper 20 Minutes. The paper says the exodus from Seine-Saint-Denis is so great that many synagogues have closed due to lack of attendees Rabbi Moshe Lewin told Breitbart he might be one of the last Jewish leaders in Seine-Saint-Denis. Lewin said, "What upsets me is that in some areas of France, Jews can no longer live peacefully, and that just five minutes from my home, some are forced to hide their kippas...
  • The Iranian Plan to Destroy America's Allies

    12/15/2017 12:10:24 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 17 replies
    NewsMax ^ | Friday, 03 Nov 2017 03:51 PM | Lela Gilbert
    Have the ancient Christian communities in northern Iraq fallen prey to Iran’s radical Islamist aspirations?Will Iran be permitted to complete its “Shi’a Crescent” or “land bridge,” stretching from Tehran through Iraq, into Syria and on into Lebanon, where Iran’s proxy Hezbollah already asserts enormous power? Is President Donald Trump’s bold assertion that Iran will be denied hegemony in the Middle East being refuted by the facts on the ground? Just last week, I wrote about the renewed hope that surged across displaced Christian communities in Iraq’s Nineveh Plain following Vice President Mike Pence’s encouraging speech at an Washington D.C. event.
  • Boeing Execs Head to Iran as Congress Cracks Down on Tehran’s Use of Planes For Terror

    12/15/2017 5:43:20 AM PST · by ConservativeStatement · 7 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 13, 2017 | Adam Kredo
    Executives from major airplane manufacturers Boeing and AirBus will reportedly head to Iran next week to hammer down multi-billion dollar deals to sell the Islamic Republic a new fleet of commercial planes amid a congressional crackdown on Tehran's continued use of commercial aircraft to transport weapons and terrorist fighters across the region. As controversy continues to swirl around Boeing's and AirBus's efforts to sell Iran a fleet of new jets, Congress has taken steps to mandate the U.S. government release public reports outlining Tehran's continued use of commercial aircraft for illicit terrorism purposes.
  • Erdogan personally formed the armed gang in Germany

    12/14/2017 2:05:34 PM PST · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    ANF News ^ | Thursday, 14 Dec 2017, 00:00 | ANF BERLIN
    It has been documented that the “Osmanen Germania” (“Ottomans from Germany”) is the armed gang of the Erdoğan regime in Germany. The financer of the gang is AKP MP Metin Külünk, who has ordered the gang to engage in armed attacks against Kurds. The “Osmanen Germania” (“Ottomans from Germany”) gang was organized in 2014 under the guise of a boxing club, and has been on the agenda in Germany for a while. The gang is infamous for arms smuggling, human trafficking, drugs and attacks on Kurds and has grown fast, increasing membership and branch numbers. It has since come to...
  • Water Wars Loom In Middle East

    03/17/2005 3:08:12 PM PST · by srm913 · 31 replies · 894+ views
    Straits Times ^ | March 17, 2005 | John R. Bradley
    IT IS common knowledge that oil and territorial issues spark conflict in the Middle East, but there is now growing alarm over the risk that water could be the catalyst for the next war in the region. Middle East nations record some of the highest birth rates in the world but have only 0.4 per cent of the world's recoverable water resources. Some 80 per cent of people in the region rely on water that flows into their country from at least one other. The potential for disputes over this scarce essential resource is obvious, a risk clearly illustrated by...
  • Putin blames Trump’s political opponents for poor U.S.-Russian relations

    12/14/2017 12:10:29 PM PST · by Navy Patriot · 24 replies
    The Washington Compost ^ | December 14, 2017 | Andrew Roth and David Filipov
    Russian President Vladi­mir Putin on Thursday said that he doubted President Trump would be able to improve relations between their two countries because Trump was being held back by his political opposition. Trump undoubtedly has had some successes as president, including a booming U.S. stock market, Putin said. But, he asserted, reports about Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election were being invented to create questions about his U.S. counterpart’s legitimacy. “There are things that he would want to do but hasn’t been able to so far, like reforming health care or other goals. For instance, he spoke about...
  • Intelligence Leaks Reveal Erdogan Regime Arming Criminal Turkish Gangs in Germany

    12/14/2017 12:13:51 PM PST · by LSUfan · 20 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 14 Dec 17 | Patrick Poole
    An explosive news report this week reveals that close associates of Turkish President Erdogan and officials of his AKP Party are funding and arming criminal gangs in Germany. That's from leaks by German intelligence to several media outlets, who reported on the allegations. ZDF reports that German intelligence wiretaps revealed AKP Party officials transferring money to leaders of the "Osmanen Germania" (Ottoman Germany) biker gang to purchase weapons and directing attacks on critics of Erdogan's increasingly tyrannical regime in Turkey among Germany's sizable Turkish population.
  • Lindsey Graham: There's a 30 Percent Chance Trump Attacks North Korea

    12/14/2017 1:01:33 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 24 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | 12-14-2017 | Uri Friedman
    “I don’t know how to say it any more direct: If nothing changes, Trump’s gonna have to use the military option, because time is running out.” ~snip~ “I would say there’s a three in 10 chance we use the military option,” Graham predicted in an interview. If the North Koreans conduct an additional test of a nuclear bomb—their seventh—“I would say 70 percent.” ~snip~ "There are a couple ways for this to end: The Chinese could kill the guy if they wanted to, or they could just stop oil shipments [to North Korea], which would bring [Kim Jong Un’s] economy...
  • House Votes to Have Treasury Publish Iranian Leaders’ Assets Over Objections of Maxine Waters

    12/14/2017 11:16:34 AM PST · by LSUfan · 50 replies
    Shariah Finance Watch ^ | 14 Dec 17 | Christopher Holton
    The US Treasury Department must publish a report listing the financial assets of Iran’s leaders, under a bill that passed the US House of Representatives this week. The bill, which passed by a vote of 289-135, must still pass the US Senate before President Trump can decide whether or not to sign it into law. This legislation previously was stymied when President Obama declared that he would veto it if it got to his desk. Leading the charge for the Iranian side was Maxine Waters…
  • US F-22 Raptors fire flares, chase Russian fighters out of deconfliction zone over Syria

    12/14/2017 11:10:38 AM PST · by Red Badger · 68 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 12/14/2017 | by Jamie McIntyre
    A pair of U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptor stealth fighters fired flares to chase two Russian Su-25 fighter jets out of restricted airspace over Syria on Wednesday, a Pentagon official confirmed Thursday. The aerial encounter occurred when the Russian jets strayed into airspace east of the Euphrates River, putting them on the wrong side of a "deconfliction zone" established between Moscow and Washington to avoid confrontation in the skies over Syria. The Russian jets immediately left the area after the intercept and warning flares from the F-22s, an official confirmed to the Washington Examiner. The Pentagon could not provide an...
  • CAIR and Muslim Groups to Hold HUGE RALLY in Washington DC to Protest Trump’s...

    12/14/2017 7:59:40 AM PST · by yoe · 67 replies
    Truth Uncensored ^ | December 13, 2017 | By Lauren Richardson
    ...Jerusalem MoveLeave it to CAIR, who is one of 82 groups from around the world that was (designated) as a terrorist organization by the United Arab Emirates, placing it in the company of Al Qaeda and ISIS – to organize a protest against President Donald Trump.
  • Jordanian pilot to passengers: 'We're now flying over Jerusalem, Palestine's capital'

    12/13/2017 10:24:13 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    Yedioth Ahronoth ^ | 12.13.17, 18:28 | Itay Blumenthal, Roi Kais
    Pilot Yousef Dajah widely praised in Jordan after he told his passengers that their Amman-NY flight path would take them over “Jerusalem, capital of Palestine”; “He knew there were many Americans on the flight, but he did it anyway,” says co-pilot.The pilot of a Royal Jordanian fight enjoyed praise in his country after he announced to passengers on the in-flight PA system that the plane was flying over “Jerusalem, the capital of Palestine” and along the Palestine Mediterranean coast. His announcement on flight RJ216 from Amman to NYC was greeted with enthusiastic applause by the passengers and a recording of...
  • Hamas: We will liberate 'occupied Tel Aviv'

    12/13/2017 9:04:09 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 25 replies
    INN ^ | 12/14/17 06:05 | Dalit Halevi
    The Hamas terrorist organization declared on Wednesday that “Al-Quds [in its entirety] is the eternal capital of Palestine, not its eastern or western part, and is an Arabic Islamic city.” The statement, released in honor of the 30th anniversary of the founding of Hamas, is in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel will not cancel the right of the Palestinian national and religious people to the city, and Al-Quds will remain an Arab Islamic state, Hamas stressed. The terrorist group further stressed that...