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  • Clyburn: ‘I’ve Always Had a Real Problem with Netanyahu, and That Continues to Be Today

    02/19/2024 5:33:54 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/19/2024 | Jeff poor
    During Sunday’s broadcast of CBS’s “Face the Nation,” Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) voiced his disapproval of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership. Clyburn, a confidant of President Joe Biden, argued Netanyahu’s leadership had been bad for Israel. However, he would not go as far as to say Biden agreed with him about Netanyahu. “When it comes to Israel, should he stick with his position on Prime Minister Netanyahu or perhaps rethink that relationship?” “Face the Nation” host Robert Costa asked.
  • Gantz to US Jewish leaders: Path to peace not through 1-sided recognition of PA state

    02/18/2024 6:18:23 AM PST · by silent majority rising · 8 replies
    Israel National News ^ | February 18, 2024 | Staff
    National Unity party chairman Minister Benny Gantz addressed the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations today (Sunday) and discussed the war against Hamas and criticized international attempts to impose a Palestinian state at this time. Gantz began his remarks by saying that "Our home is under attack. Today, and since October 7th - We have all come together to defend it." "October 7th was a vile display of our enemy’s inhumanity," he said. "What followed, were waves of antisemitism around the world, on the streets and campuses, leaving us with one clear takeaway." Gantz called for the formation...
  • Israel President Herzog to Blinken: We must finish ‘eradicating’ Hamas before pursuing normalization opportunities

    02/17/2024 9:39:16 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 4 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 02/17/2024
    President Isaac Herzog meets with US Secretary of State Antony Blinken on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. In public remarks before the meeting, Blinken says the US is “doing everything possible” to return the hostages held by Hamas and stresses the Biden administration is “thinking, as we always do, about Israel’s security both today, but also for every day, for the long term.” “We’re thinking of the suffering of people caught up in the middle of conflict, including the Palestinian men, women and children in Gaza,” he says. “We’re thinking as well of the genuine opportunities that lie...
  • Report: IDF reveals plan for canal in Rafah

    05/16/2004 12:02:50 PM PDT · by yonif · 2 replies · 167+ views
    Jerusalem Post ^ | May. 15, 2004 | DAN IZENBERG AND AP
    Palestinian sources report large IDF forces in the southern Gaza Strip ahead of expected operations to widen the Philadelphia corridor, after the High COurt rejected petitions by 13 Palestinian residents in Rafah against the destruction of houses in Palestinian Rafah, reported channel one news Sunday evening. The IDF revealed plans Sunday to create a 60 meter wide underground canal, 20 meters deep that is aimed at preventing the forging of arms-smuggling tunnels from the Egyptian side of Rafah to the Palestinian side. This is one option to widening the Philadelphia Corridor, reported Channel 2 news Sunday. The army is considering...
  • Egypt concerned Gazans may storm border when IDF widens Rafah operation

    02/08/2024 5:50:09 AM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 21 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 2/8/24 | Gianluca Pacchiani and TOI Staff
    A spokesperson for Egypt’s foreign ministry says Cairo is concerned at the potential for a mass effort by Gazans to escape across the border when the Israel Defense Forces expands its operations in Rafah. In an interview with the Egyptian news channel al-Ghad, Ahmed Abu Zeid, a spokesperson for Cairo’s Foreign Ministry, says that Egypt sees the situation Gaza’s southern Rafah region as “unbearable and catastrophic.” “Continuing Israeli strikes on densely populated areas will create an unlivable reality. The scenario of mass displacement is a possibility. The Egyptian position on this has been very clear and straightforward: We are against...
  • White House: 'Hamas tried to smuggle out its people among wounded to Egypt'

    11/04/2023 1:33:25 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | November 4, 2023 | By GADI ZAIG
    A senior White House official said on Saturday in a press briefing that the evacuation of the wounded and foreign citizens from Gaza was delayed because Hamas had tried to take some of its wounded fighters through the Rafah crossing to Egypt for treatment, Hebrew media sourced the official as saying. "A third of the people who were on the list that Hamas submitted turned out to be Hamas fighters," said the official.
  • Egypt terror attack: 'There were dozens of soldiers, not one came to help'

    10/23/2023 12:51:49 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 23/10/23
    Mor Cohen-Shamli, the wide of Alon, who was murdered two weeks ago in a terror attack in Egypt, spoke about the fiasco at the scene of the murder and the autopsy that was performed on her husband without her permission. "We chose an organized group trip so it would be safer," she told Kan Reshet Bet. "We had a day left to the trip. The Egyptians decided to increase our security. We said it would make us stand out, but they insisted that it was the correct thing." She pointed out that "the affair was very strange, we got no...
  • Egypt Building Walled Enclosure for Palestinians Fleeing Gaza, Photos Suggest

    02/16/2024 3:19:03 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | February 16, 2024 | Matthew Norman
    A monitoring group in Egypt has released evidence of construction work taking place in Rafah on the border with Gaza that may be intended to house Palestinians fleeing from the potential Israeli assault on the city. Photos and videos released by the Sinai Foundation for Human Rights (SFHR), a monitoring group, have captured workers operating heavy machinery and erecting concrete walls and security towers along the border with Gaza near the Rafah crossing. The videos, dated February 15th, don’t appear to show the Egyptian authorities installing water or other infrastructure, and satellite images published by Planet Labs on the same...
  • US seizes massive stash of Iranian weapons headed for Houthi rebels in Yemen including hundreds of ballistic missile parts and explosives being shipped over on a rusty skiff in the Arabian Sea

    02/15/2024 11:17:07 AM PST · by knighthawk · 23 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | February 15 2024 | PAUL FARRELL
    US forces operating in the Arabian Sea have seized a massive arsenal of Iranian weapons that were bound for Houthi rebels in Yemen, the latest indication that Tehran plans to prolong the conflict in the region by supplying the terror group. Photos posted online by CENTCOM, the United States command in the Middle East, show a United States Coast Guard ship beside a rusty skiff vessel on January 28. Another photo showed the cache of contraband that was found on board. The weaponry included materials necessary for ballistic missiles, anti tank rockets and explosives as well as communication equipment.
  • Egypt BETRAYS Hamas

    02/13/2024 11:23:31 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 49 replies
    The Tom Nash Report ^ | 13/2/24 | Tom Nash
    three months ago I gave you the key I 0:03 told you that once this one thing 0:05 happens you'll know that Hamas is 0:08 finished and the crazy part now it 0:11 happened exactly the way I said it three 0:13 months later now the way to understand 0:17 when Hamas is finished is not by reading 0:19 mainstream Media newspapers not by 0:21 watching TV is by looking at the key the 0:24 key here is Egypt nothing else not the 0:26 words not the pr statement nothing Egypt 0:30 Behavior Egypt's actions will tell you 0:33 everything...
  • Jordan’s King Abdullah: October 7 attacks cannot be accepted by any Muslim

    02/12/2024 6:51:16 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 28 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 2/13/24 | Jacob Magid
    Jordan’s King Abdullah gives one of his most pointed criticisms of Hamas’s October 7 terror onslaught. “All attacks against innocent civilians, women and children, including those of October 7, cannot be accepted by any Muslim,” he says alongside US President Joe Biden. “As I have previously stressed, we must make sure the horrors of the past few months since October 7, are never repeated, nor accepted by any human being.” “We must together, along with Arab partners and the international community, step up efforts to reach a ceasefire in Gaza and immediately start working to create a political horizon that...
  • 2,800-YEAR-OLD SCARAB DISCOVERED BY HIKER IN LOWER GALILEE

    02/12/2024 5:39:36 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 36 replies
    Israel21c ^ | February 11
    In an exciting turn for the archeological community, a 2,800-year-old engraved stone known as a “scarab” was discovered in Israel’s Tabor Stream Nature Reserve by hiker Erez Avrahamov in early February. Avrahamov, 45, found the scarab, a small orange stone roughly the size of a thumbnail, during a recreational hike in the Lower Galilee. “I had a two-day leave from the military and decided to take advantage of the sunny days for a trip,” Avrahamov recounted. “During the trip, I saw something sparkling on the ground. At first, I thought it was a bead or an orange stone. After picking...
  • Did the War Between Atlantis and the Greeks Really Happen?

    02/12/2024 5:08:00 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 27 replies
    Greek Reporter ^ | February 13, 2024 | Caleb Howells
    In Plato’s account of Atlantis, found in both Timaeus and Critias, the legendary island civilization supposedly fought a war against the Greeks. This is a vital part of the account, for it is the whole reason why Plato included it in these dialogues. However, is there any evidence that this legendary war between Atlantis and the Greeks really happened? Plato’s account of the war against Atlantis In Timaeus, written around 360 BCE, Socrates expresses his wish to hear an account about Athens in action. Critias responds that he knows of such an account. He then goes on to tell Socrates...
  • Israel Gaza War Sparks a Revolution on LinkedIn

    02/12/2024 4:17:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 4 replies
    Israel21c ^ | February 12 | Jonathan Frenkel
    Once considered a place for business only, the Gaza war has prompted a wave of increasingly political content, particularly among Israeli technology leaders. How will this change the platform?The Israel Gaza war is impacting how people consume social media, even on generally apolitical platforms such as LinkedIn. Traditionally, LinkedIn has been where professionals post their expertise and network online to generate business opportunities. Since its acquisition by Microsoft in 2016, however, LinkedIn has become an active content platform, too. Since October 7, the amount of political content posted on LinkedIn is unprecedented, breaking a social norm on the platform. LinkedIn...
  • Now THAT'S a Wall: Egypt Shows Biden How to Secure a Border

    02/12/2024 1:07:36 PM PST · by george76 · 22 replies
    PJ Media ^ | FEBRUARY 12, 2024 | STEPHEN GREEN
    What is the Israeli Defense Force supposed to do with a million or so Palestinian refugees as their operations to kill every last Hamas wipes the Gaza Strip from north to south like a giant, well-armed squeegee? The President of Egypt, Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, who is sometimes mistaken for the President of Mexico, has an answer to that vexing question — and it's something of a completely routine miracle how the mainstream media and the Global Professional Outrage Machine have both ignored it. The essence of el-Sisi's answer is: "Do what you will to the Palestinians, Israel, but they aren't...
  • 'Surrender, your fate is death': Nukhba commander warns Hamas terrorists

    02/11/2024 8:28:10 AM PST · by Twotone · 10 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | February 9, 2024 | Amir Bohbot
    Senior Hamas Nukhba Brigade Commander Abu al-Baraa told the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) during interrogations on Thursday that he had a message for the remaining Hamas fighters, "I recommend everyone surrender, your fate is death." The Shin Bet published parts of their investigation of Hamas operative Muhammad Nasir Suleiman Abu-Namr or Abu al-Baraa - who told them about the moments when he was captured and how he and his friends chose to lay down their arms and surrender. The Shin Bet said that Abu al-Baraa was caught hiding behind an armored door in a tunnel deep under Khan Yunis,...
  • Australian Jews alarmed after list of ‘Zionists’ publicized, fueling harassment

    02/09/2024 8:24:15 PM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 19 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 2/9/24 | TOI Staff
    Australian police are investigating threats against a five-year-old Jewish child amid an uproar over the publication online of a list of hundreds of Jewish creatives’ personal information by prominent pro-Palestinian activists. Hundreds of Jewish academics and creatives who joined a private WhatsApp group last year had their personal information shared publicly by the activists this week. At least one family has gone into hiding amid ensuing harassment, Josh Burns, a Jewish Australian lawmaker, said during a radio interview on Friday morning, prompting shock from the interviewer. “They were completely shattered by this whole experience, where a sort of lynch mob...
  • AI Deciphers Text from 2,000-Year-old Roman Scroll Burned During the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius

    02/08/2024 3:17:33 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    ARTnews ^ | February 7, 2024 | Francesca Aton
    Greek writing inside a 2,000-year-old scroll burned during the 79 CE eruption of Mount Vesuvius has been deciphered by a team of student researchers. This latest development may lead not only to the discovery of a previously illegible text, but also pave the way for new applications of artificial intelligence to the archaeological field. The scroll hails from the luxury Roman villa Herculaneum and is one of more than 1,800 intact papyri turned carbonized ash, known as the Herculaneum scrolls, excavated in the 18th century. The scrolls that have previously been read relate to the Athenian philosophy of Epicurus who...
  • Defiant Biden mixes up the presidents of Egypt and Mexico in furious response to Special Counsel Robert Hur's bombshell report targeting his 'hazy' memory, proclaiming 'I know what the hell I'm doing!'

    02/08/2024 6:01:10 PM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 2/08/24 | Geoff Earle, Kelly Laco
    resident Biden delivered a furious rebuttal to Special Counsel Robert Hur's report Thursday night after it flagged repeated issues with his memory even while announcing a decision not to charge him for having classified documents at his home and office. 'I know what the hell I’m doing!' an agitated Biden told reporters during a hastily arranged press conference at the White House after early takes on the report's findings highlighted Hur's account of memory issues, even as it hit him for 'willfiully' retaining classified information. 'My memory has not gotten worse. My memory is fine. Take a look at what...
  • Di Leo: A Tale of Two Canals

    02/05/2024 3:26:46 PM PST · by jfd1776 · 6 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 5, AD 2024 | John F. Di Leo
    The American economy can’t catch a break. In addition to the massive price inflation of food, cars, housing, energy, and so many other elements, international companies are now suffering from a near-doubling of ocean transportation costs in just the past three months, due to simultaneous crises in Central America and the Red Sea that have restricted international shipping through the Panama and Suez Canals. This is adding to the cost of goods all over the world, along with damaging lead times, as longer transits cause disruptions to both factory schedules and retail offerings. For thousands of years, ocean carriers moved...