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  • Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support For Israel Since 1990's

    03/17/2018 12:02:06 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 9 replies
    Prophecy News Watch ^ | 3/15/2018 |
    A Gallup poll released on Tuesday found a surge in American support for Israel that hasn't been seen since the early 1990s. According to the poll, some 74 percent of Americans view Israel favorably: 83 percent of Republicans and 64 percent of Democrats.
  • German interior minister declares 'Islam does not belong' in the country

    03/17/2018 2:30:27 AM PDT · by BBell · 31 replies ^ | 3/16/18 | Justin Huggler
    Angela Merkel’s new government got off to a rocky start on Friday as the chancellor and her interior minister clashed publicly over the role of Islam in Germany society. Horst Seehofer, who became interior minister this week under a coalition deal, used his first interview since taking office to declare “Islam does not belong in Germany”. Mrs Merkel lost no time in slapping down the minister, telling a press conference: “Muslims are also part of Germany, and so their religion is just as much a part of Germany”. Mr Seehofer’s controversial remarks echoed last year’s election slogans from the nationalist...
  • Nikki Haley Makes Good on Threat: No Aid For Voting Against Jerusalem

    03/16/2018 4:35:58 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 79 replies
    BIN ^ | 3/16/18 | Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz
    US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is making good on her threat to cut US aid to countries that vote against the US in the United Nations. In December, 128 countries voted in the United Nations General Assembly against the United States’ recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. At the time, President Trump and Haley threatened that there would be grave repercussions for recipients of US aid who failed to stand by their benefactor on such issues. On Thursday, Foreign Policy reported on a 53-page memo issued by Haley. Titled “America First Foreign Assistance Policy”, the new...
  • Caroline Glick: Firing Rex Tillerson Removed an Obstacle to Middle East Peace

    03/16/2018 12:20:11 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 15 Mar 2018 | Caroline Glick
    the White House held a Middle East summit that demonstrated Tillerson’s basic assumptions have the problems of the Middle East precisely backwards.Under the leadership of Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, along with Jason Greenblatt, Trump’s senior negotiator, Israeli officials sat in the White House for the first time with Arab officials from Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Oman, and Qatar. Representatives from Egypt and Jordan, with which Israel enjoys open diplomatic relations, were also in attendance. Canadian and European officials participated as well. Although they were invited, the Palestinians chose to boycott the conference. Their boycott was...
  • Colombia: Non-Muslim aids Islamic State in plotting jihad massacre of U.S. citizen

    03/16/2018 5:09:04 PM PDT · by Lera · 5 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Mar 16, 2018 | Robert Spencer
    Gutierrez said: ““I’m not Muslim. I fight against the new world order, especially against Americans.” Fighting against the new world order is not something that actually involves allying with and aiding the Islamic State.
  • Honduran man pleads guilty after attempting to bomb Miami mall in support of ISIS

    03/16/2018 7:21:17 AM PDT · by Lera · 13 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | March 15, 2018 | Anna Giaritelli
    A Honduran man living in Miami has pleaded guilty to attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State terrorist organization, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of Florida announced Thursday. Vicente Adolfo Solano will face up to 20 years in prison and a $250,000 fine for planning to bomb a local shopping mall in 2017, the attorney's office said in a statement. The 53-year-old man told an undercover government source in early 2017 that he was unhappy with the United States as a whole and wanted to carry out an attack in Miami. He later said he wanted...
  • Muslim groups bemoan lack of public outcry over string of mosque attacks [Germany]

    03/15/2018 6:41:47 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 39 replies ^ | 15 March 2018 15:50 CET+01:00 | AFP
    Islamic groups in Germany Thursday criticised a lack of solidarity and support over a spate of attacks on Muslims and mosques carried out by right-wing extremists and “terrorist” groups. They said Muslims were being made to feel that “they carry partial blame because, after their mosques have been desecrated by neo-Nazis using pig heads and graffiti of crosses, they are now also being attacked by foreign terrorist groups”. Last weekend saw a spate of arson and vandalism attacks targeting Turkish-German mosques, cultural institutions and businesses, some of which were claimed in online statements by militant pro-Kurdish groups angered by the...
  • US Niger ambush: Mali militia says it has American vehicle and weapons

    03/15/2018 3:48:16 PM PDT · by BBell · 6 replies
    A militia in Mali says it has recovered weapons and a vehicle abandoned by US special forces during a deadly ambush in Niger last year, and is prepared to return them to the Americans. The Tuareg rebel group says it seized the battered four-wheel-drive and two rifles during clashes with "bandits" on the Mali-Niger border. Four members of the US special forces were killed in last year's raid. An offshoot of the Islamic State (IS) group said it carried out the attack. In a statement, the MSA-GATIA militia group said it captured the materiel from unidentified "armed bandits" on the...
  • Trump Sent Clear Message to Europe on Iran When Firing Tillerson

    03/15/2018 6:44:39 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 14 replies
    Sarah Carter ^ | March 14, 2018 | Sarah Carter
    President Donald Trump sent a clear message to European allies and senior administration officials Tuesday when he fired Secretary of State Rex Tillerson:  the President remains steadfast on implementing his strategy to stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, even if it means dismantling the 2015 Iran nuclear deal established by President Obama, sources told this reporter.Trump, who ‘begrudgingly’ recertified the Iran deal January, will not re-certify in May if Germany, France or Great Britain back down from the conditions the administration set in place at the beginning of the year to hold Tehran accountable for its nuclear program, a White House official...
  • VIOLENCE PARALYZES MINNESOTA SCHOOL DISTRICT (Somali Americans vs African Americans0

    03/15/2018 6:49:10 AM PDT · by SJackson · 106 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | March 15, 2018 | Olivia Anderson-Blythe
    Administrators do little as school descends into war zone. MINNEAPOLIS – Safety concerns arise as violence continues to escalate at Southwest High School. On top of an already failing administration, Southwest High School staff are struggling to maintain peace between students. Last Friday, March 2, multiple fights broke out during the school’s second lunch period. Despite attempts to sweep the issue under the rug and downplay the violence, persistent students and parents forced the administration to address the situation. Videos of the fight posted online forced the administration to hold an emergency meeting. The highly anticipated fight between two students who...
  • The High Price of Denial

    03/15/2018 6:44:15 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 3 replies
    Gatestone Institute ^ | 15/3/18 | Douglas Murray
    Is it possible that mainstream politicians and the mainstream media are finally recognising what the European public can see with their own eyes? Two recent occurrences suggest that this might be so. The first is a concession by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who almost half a year after her party's embarrassment in national elections has finally managed to put together a coalition government. Last September saw not only Merkel's party and her erstwhile coalition partners suffer a historic dent in their vote-share, but also saw the entry to Parliament of the five-year old anti-immigration AfD (Alternative for Germany) party, which...
  • Thousands of Gazans to march towards Israel

    03/15/2018 1:01:45 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 53 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/3/18 | Dalit Halevi
    Thousands of Gazans are planning to march towards Israel in what has been dubbed the “March of the Return” to begin on March 30. Ahmad al-Mudallal, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad terrorist group, described the demonstrations as a popular "referendum" that will demonstrate the adherence of the "Palestinian people" to the “right of return” and the resistance to the "plots" against the Palestinians. In an interview with the Hamas newspaper Felesteen, Mudallal said that the “Palestinian people” will go out to the borders and from there send a message to the world about the need to lift the...
  • Muslim serving 25 years for jihad terror plot tries to slit throat of prison warden

    03/14/2018 8:19:45 PM PDT · by Lera · 21 replies
    When a Muslim enters prison, what is done to turn him away from jihad? Nothing. Absolutely nothing. On the contrary, Muslims are given the opportunity to study the Quran and pray with other inmates. And so things like this are going to happen. There needs to be a thoroughgoing overhaul of how Islam is treated in our prison system. But that is not on the horizon. “Man serving 25 years in terrorism case pleads guilty to attempted murder of Victorville prison warden,” by Brittny Mejia, Los Angeles Times, March 13, 2018 (thanks to RN): The prisoner had been serving a...
  • Florida Teen Accused of Triple Stabbing ‘Inspired by Muslim Faith’

    03/14/2018 6:27:18 PM PDT · by Lera · 18 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 14 Mar 2018 | Ben Kew
    A Florida teenager is accused of murdering a 13-year-old boy and injuring two others in a stabbing attack, which he said was “because of his Muslim faith.” Local media reports that 17-year-old Corey Johnson will face charges of first-degree murder after officers attended a scene in Palm Beach Gardens on Monday where 13-year-old Jovanni Brand was dead, while mother Elaine Simon and her 13-year-old son Dane Bancroft were also found suffering from stab wounds. According to local police, Johnson was attending a sleepover at a friend’s house, when around 4 a.m. he decided to carry out the attack while other...
  • Former US Ambassador Shapiro admits there is no chance for peace between Israel and the PA

    03/14/2018 5:09:05 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 28 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/3/18
    Dan Shapiro, who the US ambassador to Israel during President Obama's term, estimated in an interview with Kol Rama radio that there is no chance for peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority at present time. "The administration is full of problems, and Netanyahu is busy with investigations, and I do not see it happening," Shapiro said....
  • J Street opposes Pompeo for Secretary of State.

    03/14/2018 5:05:16 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 34 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 14/3/18
    'Pompeo is a hawkish ideologue'The far-left J Street lobby announced that it opposes CIA Director Mike Pompeo's nomination for Secretary of State and urged Senators to scuttle appointment. "We oppose Pompeo’s nomination and urge Senators to vote against his confirmation," said J Street. "Pompeo is deeply ill-suited to manage US foreign policy and, in particular, the future of the JCPOA nuclear agreement with Iran." "Even in an administration known for its fundamental hostility to diplomacy, Pompeo stands out as a hawkish ideologue and an extreme advocate for the use of military force," continued the statement. "He called for the use...
  • Prosecutors open trial of Pulse gunman's widow, saying, 'Only two knew'

    03/14/2018 4:26:53 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 4 replies
    CNN ^ | 4:46 PM ET, Wed March 14, 2018 | Eliott C. McLaughlin, Devon M. Sayers and Nick Valencia
    Prosecutors opened Wednesday's federal terrorism trial of Noor Salman, the wife of Pulse nightclub shooter Omar Mateen, with a pointed allegation that will likely be the crux of the state's case: Salman knew what her husband had planned before he killed 49 people, and she admitted it to the feds. The 31-year-old is charged with providing material support to a foreign terrorist organization and obstruction of justice for allegedly misleading law enforcement agents investigating the June 12, 2016, massacre. She has pleaded not guilty, and her defense, in its opening statement, cast Salman as a victim, not an accomplice. While...
  • House Passes STOP School Violence Act With Overwhelming Bipartisan Support

    03/14/2018 3:17:53 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 78 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 14/3/18 | Christian Datoc
    The U.S. House of Representatives passed the STOP School Violence Act with overwhelming bipartisan support Wednesday afternoon. Florida Reps. John Rutherford (R) and Ted Deutch (D) introduced the bill prior to the shooting in Parkland, Florida, and Rutherford addressed the media following Wednesday’s vote. “The action that the House just took, I think, is an important first help forward in protecting our children, our teachers and other administrators within our schools,” Rutherford stated. “Because it’s going to not only harden the target through technology, but most importantly, I believe, it’s going to provide the tools and education needed...” “Violence at...
  • 300 rabbis vow to 'wake EU from its dangerous slumber'

    03/14/2018 3:02:00 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    INN ^ | 03/13/18 20:57 | Arutz Sheva Staff
    300 Rabbis, including the Chief Rabbi of Israel, vowed at a conference of the Rabbinical Center of Europe (RCE) to “wake the EU from its dangerous slumber” by engaging in a concerted campaign of outreach and awareness raising at EU and Member State level, said RCE Director Rabbi Menachem Margolin Tuesday. […] The two-day conference dealt with issues affecting Jewish Law, heard many more voices than usual saying that a line needed to be drawn, and that the EU needed to do much, much more to defend religious freedom across Europe. Rabbi Margolin said in a statement: “Never before have...
  • Tillerson Fired Over Rogue Bid to Save Iran Nuke Deal

    03/14/2018 8:47:13 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 66 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 3-13-2018 | Adam Kredo
    The abrupt firing Tuesday of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson follows months of infighting between the State Department and White House over efforts by Tillerson to save the Iran nuclear deal and ignore President Donald Trump's demands that the agreement be fixed or completely scrapped by the United States, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the situation who spoke to the Washington Free Beacon. In the weeks leading up to Tillerson's departure, he had been spearheading efforts to convince European allies to agree to a range of fixes to the nuclear deal that would address Iran's ongoing ballistic missile...