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  • Ansbach bombing: MPs call for faster migrant deportations (Germany)

    07/26/2016 6:26:04 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 26.07.2016 | mm/kl (AFP, dpa)
    MPs say the deportation of failed asylum seekers must be sped up following the Ansbach suicide bombing. The Syrian man who detonated an explosive-packed rucksack had been refused permission to stay in Germany. Although German Chancellor Angela Merkel last year proudly declared a “welcoming culture” for refugees, Armin Schuster, the Christian Democrats homeland expert in the Bundestag, warned the country needs a “farewell culture” too. Schuster told the Stuttgarter Zeitung and the Stuttgarter Nachrichten newspapers Tuesday that Germany had failed to enforce the deportation of rejected asylum seekers. More than 200,000 failed claimants were still in the country, he said....
  • U.S. city rolls over for radical mosque

    07/26/2016 5:54:16 PM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 26 July 2016 | Leo Hohmann
    A radical mosque known for breeding terrorists has been granted special privileges by the city of Bloomington, Minnesota, which allows its members to take over a public park and treat it as their own, to the exclusion of other residents, according to complaints filed by a citizens group. The Friends of Smith Park started a petition drive and took its case to the Bloomington City Council with a formal complaint Monday night. At issue is the Dar al-Farooq mosque, which WND has previously reported has a record of turning Somali refugees into jihadists for ISIS and other terror groups.
  • Marion Le Pen: Christians Must Stand Up To Islam; Young Patriots Should Join Military Like Me

    07/26/2016 2:46:32 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 14 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | July 26, 2016 | Raheen Kassam
    Marion Maréchal Le Pen, the 26-year-old niece of France’s Front National leader Marine Le Pen has urged her fellow countrymen to join the military in a series of tweets following the beheading of a priest in Normandy this morning.
  • British security services warn attack in UK is ‘very likely’

    07/26/2016 1:11:41 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 13 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | July 26, 2016
    A terrorist attack in the UK is "highly likely" following attacks in other parts of Europe, a five-judge tribunal has been told. Britain's intelligence agencies highlighted the seriousness of the threat as they defended themselves against accusations of engaging in the mass collection of communications data and UK citizens' personal information without proper legal safeguards being in place.
  • Black Pigeon Responds to Hillary

    07/26/2016 9:40:24 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | Black Pigeon
    Brilliant response.
  • ‘Islamic State’ Chanting Attackers ‘Behead’ Priest During Morning Mass In France

    07/26/2016 5:40:33 AM PDT · by xzins · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 26 Jul 16 | Oliver JJ Lane
    An elderly priest has been killed in a hostage situation in a church south of Rouen, Normandy, northern France this morning by alleged Islamist attackers. His killers, who are understood to have been shot dead by French police. UPDATE 1320 — Islamic State claims responsibility, French President François Hollande confirms terrorist attack Media sources associated with the Islamic State have claimed the Rouen terror attack as their own, remarking that two of their own “soldiers” were responsible. Shortly beforehand the French President François Hollande told press that it was an act of terrorism and that both attackers had proclaimed their...
  • Robert Spencer in Breitbart: Does Islam Convert Social Losers into Time Bombs?

    07/26/2016 6:39:12 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 31 replies
    Jihadwatch.org ^ | July 26, 2016 | Robert Spencer
    Is Islam good for individuals? Is Islam good for societies? It is almost universally assumed by elites that Islam is good, and that even to ask such questions is offensive. But there is good reason to raise them anyway.
  • Terror Attacks Now a DAILY Occurrence (vanity)

    07/26/2016 6:24:29 AM PDT · by pb929 · 16 replies
    Various
    Drop a frog in boiling water and he'll jump out, but put him in a pot of lukewarm water and slowly raise the temperature and he’ll just sit there and slowly cook. WE ARE BEING SLOWLY COOKED BY RADICAL ISLAMIC TERRORISM! There have been at least 10 Islamic terror attacks over the past month and 5 in the past 5 days alone. The jihadists are pressing their attack in all parts of the world and especially in Europe. The response of Western leaders is to downplay the Islamic link and pretend we can’t figure out the motivation for the attacks....
  • Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany-Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning

    07/26/2016 4:46:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 26, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Refugee Jihad Spreads in Germany Why the recent wave of attacks is only the beginning. July 26, 2016 Joseph Klein The German people are suffering the consequences of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s reckless open door “refugee” policy. Merkel laid down the welcome mat for around a million migrants last year, many of them from troubled areas of the Middle East and South Asia, including Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan. There have been four violent attacks in Germany within just the past week. Two of them were committed by Syrian migrants. A third was committed by an Afghan asylum seeker. The fourth,...
  • Priest's throat slit as hostage-takers storm French church

    07/26/2016 3:37:57 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    ABC News ^ | July 26, 2016
    A priest who was taken hostage by two armed men with knives at a church in northern France has been killed, a police source says. It appeared the priest's throat was slit, the source told the Reuters news agency. Two men, both armed with knives, took five hostages in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray in Rouen. Note: Details are still sketchy, but it appears that the four other hostages who witnessed the priest's murder were nuns.
  • While America’s Politicos Party, the Global Jihad Escalates

    07/25/2016 3:57:31 PM PDT · by LSUfan · 5 replies
    Terror Trends Bulletin ^ | 25 Jul 16 | Christopher W. Holton
    The U.S. news media has been almost completely entranced by the pontificating and posturing at the conventions of its two major political parties the past week or so. This has prevented them from covering the fact that events overseas demonstrate that the global Jihadist movement is NOT on its heels and NOT on the run. Nor is it contained. First, on Thursday, 21 July, a British airman narrowly escaped an abduction at knifepoint outside Royal Air Force Station Marham. That particular base is home to a RAF squadron of Tornado bombers that deployed to the Middle East and conducted air...
  • How will Germany change after string of bloody attacks?

    07/25/2016 3:28:36 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 60 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 25 Jul 2016 14:56 GMT+02:00 | Jörg Luyken
    Within seven days Germany has been hit by four bloody attacks on innocent people on its streets and on a train. What does this unprecedented string of murders mean for the country? […] … Public opinion turned strongly against the welcoming culture after sexual assaults in Cologne and Hamburg over New Year, around half of the suspects for which arrived as refugees over the preceding 12 months. The great influx of refugees which took place in the second half of 2015 came to an end months ago, with monthly arrivals now comparable to the numbers that crossed the border in...
  • Ex-Georgia congresswoman: Israel responsible for Nice and Munich terror attacks (Cynthia McKinney)

    07/25/2016 2:39:54 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    Jewish Telegraphic Agency ^ | July 25, 2016 8:43am
    A former Georgia congresswoman claimed that Israel was responsible for the recent terror attacks in France and Germany. Cynthia McKinney posted on Twitter Saturday night: “Same Israeli photographer captures Nice and Munich tragedies. How likely is that? Remember the Dancing Israelis? …” […] Dancing Israelis refers to a conspiracy theory that five Israeli men were detained by police in New Jersey on 9/11 after being caught celebrating the attack on the World Trade Center. …
  • Congressman: Jewish Settlers Are Like Termites

    07/25/2016 10:51:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 52 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 7/25/16 | Adam Kredo
    A Democratic member of the House Armed Services Committee compared Jewish Israeli settlers to termites on Monday while speaking at an event sponsored by an anti-Israel organization that supports boycotts of the Jewish state. Rep. Hank Johnson (D., Ga.) launched into a tirade against Israel and its policies toward the Palestinians, comparing Jewish people who live in disputed territories to “termites” that destroy homes. Johnson also compared Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, a remark that drew vocal agreement from those in the room. “There has been a steady [stream], almost like termites can get...
  • Russia Bombed Base in Syria Used by U.S

    07/25/2016 1:36:02 PM PDT · by keat · 25 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | July 21, 2016 | Adam Entous
    An outpost near the Jordanian border that is used by U.S. and British special forces was hit by the airstrikes last month. When Russian aircraft bombed a remote garrison in southeastern Syria last month, alarm bells sounded at the Pentagon and the Ministry of Defense in London. The Russians weren’t bombarding a run-of-the-mill rebel outpost, according to U.S. officials. Their target was a secret base of operations for elite American and British forces. In fact, a contingent of about 20 British special forces had pulled out of the garrison 24 hours earlier. British officials declined to comment. U.S. military and...
  • Germany: IS claims responsibility for attack in Bavaria

    07/25/2016 12:15:32 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 11 replies
    AP ^ | 7/25/16 | TOMISLAV SKARO, KIRSTEN GRIESHABER
    ANSBACH, Germany (AP) — A Syrian man whose asylum bid had been rejected in Germany recorded a cellphone video of himself pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group before he tried to get into an outdoor concert with a bomb-laden backpack. He was turned away and blew himself up outside a wine bar instead, injuring 15 people, authorities said Monday. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility. It was the fourth attack to shake Germany in a week — three of them carried out by recent migrants. The 27-year-old, identified by federal prosecutors as Mohammad D. in line with German privacy...
  • Parents and two-year-old daughter burned alive after being caught trying to flee from ISIS in Iraq

    07/25/2016 10:25:21 AM PDT · by rickmichaels · 28 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | July 25, 2016 | Julian Robinson
    A family including a two-year-old girl have been burned alive after they tried to escape from from ISIS savages in Iraq, it has emerged. The mother and father were captured along with their young daughter as they tried to flee from Rashad village, south west of Kirkuk in the north of the country. It comes amid claims ISIS fanatics have tasked members with tracking down families trying to run away from the terror group's territories in the area.
  • Germany has 5.5 million guns belonging to 1.4 million people(T)

    07/25/2016 9:23:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | 7/23/2016 | Darren Boyle
    Germany has some of the strictest firearms laws in Europe, although there are four illegal guns on the streets for every properly registered weapon. According to data from the German Firearms Register, there are almost 5.5 million guns in private ownership belonging to 1.4 million people. But research by the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung in January estimated there are up to 20 million illegal firearms in Germany.
  • ‘MERE ISLAM’ AND THE MUNICH MASSACRE

    07/25/2016 7:28:04 AM PDT · by SJackson · 14 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | Raymond Ibrahim | July 25, 2016
    ‘Mere Islam’ and the Munich Massacre Killer wasn’t a refugee, ISIS, or even a Sunni: but he was Muslim… July 25, 2016 Raymond Ibrahim    Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. A German-born 18-year-old of Iranian descent named Ali Sonboly went on a shooting spree last Friday.  He reportedly targeted young children; a number of adolescents were among the nine he murdered. This incident is a reminder that the ongoing terrorization of the West is not limited to the Islamic State (“ISIS”), “extreme” Wahhabi or Salafi interpretations of Islam, or terrorists posing as...
  • KAINE: THE FACE OF THE DEMOCRATS’ DANGEROUS FOREIGN POLICY PRIORITIES

    07/25/2016 7:25:08 AM PDT · by SJackson · 9 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 25, 2016 | Joseph Klein
    Kaine: The Face of the Democrats’ Dangerous Foreign Policy Priorities A telling pick for the Clinton VP post. July 25, 2016 Joseph Klein    Hillary Clinton settled on Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate.  Senator Kaine’s self-effacing description of himself is “boring,” a trait that Hillary appears to relish. “I love that about him,” she told CBS News. Hillary also was looking for someone with knowledge of national security issues. Senator Kaine serves on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and Arms Services Committee. What she really found in Senator Kaine is a running mate who epitomizes...
  • Insults & Threats at Xanten German Nude Beach

    07/25/2016 5:22:11 AM PDT · by Mount Athos · 59 replies
    waz ^ | 23.07.2016 | Mareike Kluck
    Visitors who simply wanted to enjoy the sun at the outdoor pool were insulted by youths. What happened in the nudist area, has made many bathers, including families with their children, afraid. A group of young men insulted guests, viciously berating especially women. "You have insulted us, insulted and even spat upon," says a reader that her name would not name for fear. "We women are all sluts and they would exterminate us all, as was the wording." In between the young men shouted "Allahu akbar". The fear of bathers at the leisure center was so large that nobody intervened...
  • Explosion At German Restaurant, One Confirmed Death, Ten Injured

    07/24/2016 4:17:31 PM PDT · by PennsylvaniaMom · 72 replies
    Sky News ^ | 7/24/16 | Sky News
    Very sketchy details, but here we go again. A restaurant, outside Nuremburg, bombed. Interior Minister says NOT an accident. Details at link.
  • GERMANY BOMB HORROR: 12 injured as Syrian asylum seeker blows himself up outside hotspot

    07/24/2016 8:52:34 PM PDT · by Enchante · 89 replies
    Daily Express (UK) ^ | July 25, 2016 | Patrick Christys
    AT LEAST one person has been killed and 12 more are injured after a Syrian asylum seeker blew himself outside a wine bar in Germany. The attack took place in Ansbach, near Nuremburg, after the 27-year-old was denied access to the nearby Ansbach Open music festival, according to Germany's interior minister Joachim Herrmann. Hermann said the suspect, who was known to police, had lived in Germany for two years but was denied asylum in the country a year ago. He said it is unclear if the suspect intended to kill others or just himself but said he had “tried to...
  • IN DENTENTION Turkey arrests 62 schoolchildren for TREASON following failed military coup

    07/24/2016 7:08:50 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 9 replies
    The Sun ^ | July 23, 2016 | by Guy Birchall
    Before the coup attempt last week, the pupils, aged between 14 and 17, were made to dress up in camouflage and were handed guns with empty magazines, according to their lawyers. The children have been taken to prison and not allowed to speak to their parents as they were accused of treason against the Turkish State. The mum of a 15-year-old boy caught up in the arrest, Emre, while waiting for news outside Istanbul’s Maltepe Prison said: “Our child has never held a gun before. “They were used, they were forced to do this.” The incarcerated kids families and lawyers...
  • Why Iran’s Ayatollah Khamenei Is Supremely Confident

    07/24/2016 4:47:39 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 6 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | July 24th, 2016 | Ziva Dahl
    One year after they signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, popularly known as the Iran deal, the Iranians are secretly attempting to procure illicit nuclear technology and equipment. So says Germany’s domestic intelligence agency. It appears the mullahs are supremely confident that America and the West will do nothing to enforce the agreement. Looking back on the Iran nuclear deal and the singular role Iran’s American lobby, the National Iranian American Council (NIAC), played in the formulation and promotion of the agreement, it’s clear that Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s past experience with President Obama has given him...
  • Germany's stringent gun ownership rules

    07/24/2016 4:23:44 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 23, 2016 | Reuters
    BERLIN/FRANKFURT, July 23 (Reuters) - An 18-year-old German-Iranian believed to have acted alone killed nine people in a shooting spree with a pistol at a busy shopping center in Munich on Friday evening. Here are some facts about acquiring and owning a gun in Germany. 1. Germany has some of the "most stringent" rules around gun control in Europe, according to the U.S. Library of Congress. 2. To own a gun in Germany, it is necessary to obtain a weapon license for which applicants must generally be at least 18 years old and show they have they have a reason...
  • '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...
  • Obama: Honesty Is ‘Absolutely Necessary’ Trait for a President

    07/24/2016 11:27:45 AM PDT · by PROCON · 78 replies
    freebeacon.com ^ | July 24, 2016 | David Rutz
    President Obama said in an interview with CBS airing Sunday that honesty was “absolutely necessary” for a president in order to build trust with the American people. Obama has endorsed his former secretary of state, Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in the White House. In the wake of her private email scandal and the FBI’s revelation that she was “extremely careless” with classified material, Clinton’s honesty numbers with the public are dismal. The FBI also refuted Clinton’s constant claim that she never sent or received classified material on her server, which she has dismissed as a mere “mistake.” “FDR and...
  • Berlin mulls how to further strengthen gun laws after Munich attack

    07/24/2016 6:22:56 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 31 replies
    Deutsche Welle ^ | 24.07.2016 | Elizabeth Schumacher
    Germany’s coalition government has promised to seek whatever legal means necessary to prevent another mass shooting. But if the weapon was acquired illegally, stricter controls on gun purchases may not be the answer. In the wake of the shooting in Munich that left nine people and the gunman dead, German leaders on Sunday were already preparing talks on stricter gun control. Both ruling parties, the center-right Christian Democrats (CDU) of Chancellor Angela Merkel and the center-left Social Democrats (SPD), agreed that more stringent laws were necessary to prevent copycat attacks. […] Police have confirmed that the killer did not have...
  • Munich gunman planned attacks for one year: officials

    07/24/2016 6:15:43 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 44 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 24 Jul 2016 14:59 GMT+02:00
    The teenage gunman who killed nine people in Munich on Friday had been planning his attack for a year, according to German authorities. “He had been preparing (the shooting) for a year,” Bavarian police chief Robert Heimberger told a news conference. David Sonboly, 18, who had a Glock pistol and more than 300 bullets, killed himself after the attack. […] Heimberger said the killer had paid a visit last year to the town of Winnenden — the scene of a previous school shooting in 2009 — and taken photographs. …
  • Kerry: Air conditioners as big a threat as ISIS

    07/23/2016 3:05:25 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 93 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 23/7/16
    ecretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State. ADVERTISEMENT The Washington Examiner reported that Kerry was in Vienna to amend the 1987 Montreal Protocol that would phase out hydrofluorocarbons, or HFCs, from basic household and commercial appliances like air conditioners, refrigerators, and inhalers. “As we were working together on the challenge of [ISIS] and terrorism,” Kerry said. “It’s hard for some people to grasp it, but what we–you–are doing here right now is...
  • BBC Scrubs ‘Ali’ From Munich Killer’s Name On TV, In Articles, AND On Social Media

    07/23/2016 11:45:53 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    Breitbart London ^ | 7/23/16 | RAHEEM KASSAM
    The BBC has unilaterally chosen not to report the Munich attacker’s full name, in what appears to be an attempt to scrub any Muslim or Islamic heritage link to its coverage of the incident. Most sources at this point suggest that Ali David Sonboly – the Munich attacker who targeted children and killed nine yesterday – is not connected to radical Islam, but the BBC has gone to extraordinary lengths to try to keep any reference to his heritage out of its coverage, opting to name him only as “David Sonboly”. Other news organisations including the Wall Street Journal, Independent,...
  • ISIS claims Afghanistan explosion that kills dozens

    07/23/2016 10:24:02 AM PDT · by rdl6989 · 5 replies
    CNN ^ | Sat July 23, 2016 | Steve Visser and Masoud Popalzai
    ISIS is claiming responsibility for killing dozens of people during a peaceful demonstration by a minority group in Kabul, Afghanistan, Saturday. "I saw tens of people laying down in blood around me and hundreds of people running away from the scene," said Fatima Faizi, an Afghan freelance journalist.
  • 'Allahu Akbar' gunman slaughters children in Munich

    07/23/2016 6:41:01 AM PDT · by rktman · 23 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 7/23/2016 | unknown
    A gunman shouting “Allahu Akbar” burst out of a bathroom at a McDonald’s restaurant and opened fire on children before rampaging through a nearby shopping mall. Ten are now confirmed dead, including the gunman, following the “shooting spree” at the shopping center in Munich, Germany. Munich police believe the gunman killed himself and “probably” acted alone, calming earlier fears there were three shooters on the loose. Video posted to social media appear to show the gunman dressed in black outside the restaurant and firing into the crowd.
  • Did Munich killer lure children...on Facebook?...fake ad for free foot...McDonald's

    07/22/2016 9:13:08 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 34 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 7/22/16 | Anthony Joseph and Patrick Lion and Alan Hall
    Police are investigating a fake Facebook advert which offered free food at the McDonald's where a gunman killed the first of his nine victims. Munich was in lockdown for a major police operation around the city's Olympic Park, after the 18-year-old Iranian opened fire at the fast food restaurant, before targeting shoppers in a busy mall in the district of Moosach. The killer's body has been found half a mile from the scene after he reportedly turned the gun on himself. Police now believe he may have acted alone, after they initially went in search of three gunmen yesterday. And...
  • Report: Several killed in shooting at Munich shopping mall (GERMANY)

    07/22/2016 10:28:04 AM PDT · by dragnet2 · 757 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 7/22/2016 | Chris Williams and Jason Hanna
    Seems to be an active situation.
  • Embrace refugees

    07/22/2016 7:23:00 PM PDT · by Smellin Salt · 20 replies
    I was in Galveston, Texas today and saw a billboard for this organization. Just thought the freeper army might want to be made aware. Of course, the billboard ad pictured children, all dirty and bedraggled, and not the real "refugees", who are mostly young men.
  • MUNICH SHOOTING: 10 dead including 'IRANIAN' gunman & 20 hurt after shopping mall attack

    07/22/2016 6:50:59 PM PDT · by freespirit2012 · 171 replies
    Daily Express ^ | ZOIE O'BRIEN
    POLICE have revealed the gunman who killed nine people and injured at least 20 others at a Munich shopping mall is an 18-year-old German of Iranian descent.
  • Kerry: Climate change as dangerous as terrorism

    07/22/2016 5:01:28 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 45 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 22, 2016 4:40 PM EDT | Matthew Lee
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that climate change is as dangerous as, if not more, than the threats posed by the Islamic State and other extremist groups. Speaking Friday in Vienna at an international climate change conference, Kerry said the issue might not get as much public attention as terrorism but that the meeting is as important as a gathering he hosted only Thursday in Washington on combating the Islamic State. …
  • Boom boom boom-he's killing the kids:Gunman shouting Allahu Akbar executed children in Munich McDona

    07/22/2016 3:37:20 PM PDT · by CorporateStepsister · 101 replies
    DailyMail ^ | 22 July 2016 | By Anthony Joseph and Patrick Lion and Alan Hall In Berlin
    A gunman shouting 'Allahu Akbar' opened fire at children in McDonald's before rampaging through a shopping mall, killing at least eight people. Munich is in lockdown tonight, as a major police operation is ongoing around the city's Olympic Park, with the force warning people to stay in their homes and avoid public spaces. A ninth body has been found tonight and investigators are looking into the possibility of it being the attacker. Terrified shoppers were seen running for their lives from the Munich Olympia Shopping Centre, in the district of Moosach, after hearing gunshots. Witnesses said that the gunman screamed...
  • Boom he's killing the kids' Gunman shouting 'Allahu Akbar' executed children in Munich McDonald's

    07/22/2016 2:23:52 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 106 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | July 22,2016 | By Anthony Joseph and Patrick Lion and Alan Hall
    'Boom boom boom - he's killing the kids': Gunman shouting 'Allahu Akbar' executed children in Munich McDonald's before rampaging through shopping mall leaving NINE dead then fleeing A number of people have been killed and another 10 people are injured after gunmen went on a shooting rampage Police operation is ongoing in Munich, with the force warning people to stay in their homes and avoid public spaces Terrified shoppers were seen running for their lives from the Olympia Shopping Centre after hearing gunshots Witnesses said that the shopping centre gunman screamed 'I'm German' and 'Allahu Akbar' before shooting Gunman reportedly...
  • Munich shopping centre shooting: 'Three gunmen on the run' say police as multiple deaths(T)

    07/22/2016 11:24:35 AM PDT · by rktman · 131 replies
    telegraph.co.uk ^ | 7/22/2016 | Harriet Alexander
    Munich police are hunting for three gunmen who they believe have carried out attacks at three locations in the city. On Twitter, the local forces said shootings had taken place at Hanauer Straße, then the Riesstraße, and also at the Olympia shopping center. Lynn Stein, who works inside the Olympia centre, told CNN a woman told her "masked gunmen dressed in black" had been seen running through the centre. The interior ministry confirming at least three killed. Germany's Muencher Abendzeitung reported that the death toll was higher, with up to 15 people killed in the incident at the Olympia Einkaufszentrum...
  • Turkey Restores Power to Incirlik Air Base, Used By U.S. Against ISIS

    07/22/2016 9:53:47 AM PDT · by MarchonDC09122009 · 20 replies
    Breaking 911 ^ | 07/22/2016 | Breaking 911
    http://m.breaking911.com/turkey-restores-power-to-incirlik-air-base-used-by-u-s-against-isis/ Turkey Restores Power to Incirlik Air Base, Used By U.S. Against ISIS July 22, 2016 | 11:34 AM Home » Posts » International » Turkey Restores Power to Incirlik Air Base, Used By U.S. Against ISIS The power was restored Friday at a key Turkish base used by U.S. strike aircraft, defense officials said, nearly a week after an attempted overthrow of the Turkish government by a faction of its military spun the country into chaos. U.S. European Command announced in a statement that commercial power returned at the base, in the southern portion of the country near the...
  • Three quarters of Germans fear terror attack 'soon'

    07/22/2016 8:58:16 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 16 replies
    TheLocal.de ^ | 22 Jul 2016 16:34 GMT+02:00
    A vast majority of Germans believe terrorism will soon strike Germany, with 77 percent fearing an attack will take place in the near future, according to a new survey. That figure has shot up from 69 percent just two weeks ago, although that isn’t a huge surprise, given that the intervening weeks have seen not only a huge attack in Nice, France, on the country’s national day, but also Monday night’s attack on a train in Bavaria which left four people seriously injured. Both attacks were claimed by the terror group ISIS. […] Supporters of the Green Party were the...
  • Turkey – Roger out

    07/22/2016 5:10:10 AM PDT · by SJackson · 28 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 7-22-16 | Carolyn Glick
    “Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and... I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally.” On Wednesday, NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg insisted that the purge of thousands in the Turkish military – including a third of the serving generals – did not weaken the military. Stoltenberg told Reuters, “Turkey has a large armed force, professional armed forces and... I am certain they will continue as a committed and strong NATO ally.” It would be interesting to know whether the 1,500 US soldiers who have been locked down at Incirlik Air Base along...
  • Black Belt Apartheid-Radicals revive the Communist Party’s segregated black nation

    07/22/2016 5:02:40 AM PDT · by SJackson · 26 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | July 22, 2016 | Lloyd Billingsley
    Black Belt Apartheid Radicals revive the Communist Party’s segregated black nation. July 22, 2016 Lloyd Billingsley    A separate black nation in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and South Carolina, which would sever Florida from the rest of the nation, might sound crazy or at least complicated. On the other hand, according to Christian Davenport, professor of political science at the University of Michigan, it’s simple and sensible.  “Actually, I think that it is fairly easily for African-Americans to form a Black nation within the United States,” professor Davenport told David Love of the Atlanta Black Star.  “There are large...
  • Pakistan declares Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani a 'martyr', to observe July 19 as black day

    07/22/2016 1:12:37 AM PDT · by Cronos · 4 replies
    Times of India ^ | July 15, 2016 | PTI
    Further needling India on the Kashmir issue, Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Friday declared slain Hizbul terrorist Burhan Wani a "martyr" and said July 19 will be observed as a "black day" to express solidarity with the moslems of Kashmir. Addressing a special cabinet meeting in Lahore to discuss the situation in Kashmir, Sharif termed the "movement of Kashmiris as a movement of freedom". "Pakistan would continue to extend moral, political and diplomatic support for Kashmiris in their just struggle for right to self-determination," the Prime Minister said. "The Prime Minister termed Burhan Wani as martyr of independence movement,"...
  • A Guantánamo 'à la française' on an idyllic French Island?

    07/21/2016 11:00:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 22 replies
    TheLocal.fr ^ | 21 Jul 2016 17:35 GMT+02:00
    As France searches for ways to deal with the threat from jihadists, lawmakers are suggesting radical ideas with one suggesting a French Guantánamo should be opened on an idyllic island off the west coast. The tranquil island of Ile de Ré, which lies just off the La Rochelle on France’s west coast, is used to welcoming tourists from the UK and France in search of peace and quiet. […] George Fenech, MP for center-right Les Republicains party, believes a Guantánamo à la Française could be set up on the island to house all those jihadists who are expected to return...
  • Third Eye Blind taunts GOP during convention, gets booed

    07/21/2016 4:42:30 PM PDT · by kevin_in_so_cal · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | Wed July 20, 2016 | Deena Zaru
    Third Eye Blind taunted Republicans Tuesday night in a charity concert at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland during the party's convention, and a frustrated audience responded with persistent boos. "@ThirdEyeBlind I have never been more disappointed," Twitter user Liza White tweeted. And in a single tweet the band indicated that they didn't care, tweeting, "good." Jenkins wrote an op-ed in the Huffington Post in 2012 titled, "Why We Aren't Playing at the RNC," announcing that the band declined an offer to perform a private party at the GOP convention in Tampa that year, because, "They are...
  • Turkey and Erdogan: Here comes the (real) caliphate

    07/21/2016 4:10:49 PM PDT · by Fitzy_888 · 47 replies
    FOX NEWS Opinion ^ | July 21, 2016 | Ralph Peters
    If today’s Western leaders possess one general trait, it’s a genius for self-deception. Insisting that Islamist terror has nothing to do with Islam, or that religion has no strategic impact, or that all human beings want freedom and democracy, amounts to declaring that up is down, right is left and night is day. And midnight is coming for millions in Turkey, even as we insist that a dying flashlight is the sun. (...)