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  • The ‘intolerance and animosity’ that Muslims exhibit toward non-Muslims is not new — it’s 1,400 years old

    12/30/2020 2:29:07 AM PST · by xomething · 4 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | 12/29/2020 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    The Palestinian Christian Bishara Bahbah paints a grim picture of the lot of Christians in Hamas-ruled Gaza, but at the same time he misleadingly describes a pollyannish version of how Palestinian Christians live in the PA-ruled parts of the West Bank. In this version, Christians get along swimmingly with their Muslim “friends and neighbors.” The truth is very different.As part of his attempt to whitewash the treatment of Christians in the PA, Bahbah refers to the Pact of Umar as having “guaranteed rights and spelled out obligations” of Christians in a Muslim-dominated land. He maintains that “the pact primarily represents...
  • Gaza Terror Groups Fire Rockets Into Sea in First Joint Exercise

    12/29/2020 9:40:55 PM PST · by xomething · 2 replies
    The Algemeiner ^ | 12/29/2020 | Reuters and Algemeiner Staff
    An array of Palestinian terror organizations launched rockets into the Mediterranean Sea off the Gaza Strip on Tuesday at the start of what they called their first-ever joint exercise, which Israeli media described as a show of force organized by Iran. ... Eight rockets streaked through a cloudless sky in Gaza towards the Mediterranean after Abu Hamza, spokesman for Islamic Jihad, delivered a speech launching the drill. It will include land and coastal exercises described by the groups as a test of their preparedness for any future confrontation with Israel. Israeli media said the drill was organized by the groups’...
  • Biden’s New ‘Global Media’ Guy Richard Stengel Supports Limiting Free Speech, Bragged About Being a Propagandist

    11/17/2020 4:07:22 PM PST · by rustyweiss74 · 20 replies
    MenRec ^ | 11/17/20 | Staff
    Richard Stengel, new ‘team lead‘ for Joe Biden’s agency for global media, wrote an op-ed last year arguing for free speech restrictions. Stengel, a former MSNBC political analyst until he was named to Biden’s transition team, argued that the First Amendment needed redefining and that “hate speech” should be a crime. “All speech is not equal. And where truth cannot drive out lies, we must add new guardrails,” he wrote. “I’m all for protecting ‘thought that we hate,’ but not speech that incites hate.” ‘Speech that incites hate’ was defined in Stengel’s op-ed by two examples – Burning the Quran,...
  • Arabs states draw closer to Israel to counter non-Arab powers Turkey and Iran

    11/12/2020 8:00:44 AM PST · by Roman_War_Criminal · 4 replies
    jns.org ^ | 11/11/20 | Ariel Ben Solomon
    The decision by three Arab states to make peace with Israel can be credited both to efforts by the Trump administration and the recognition by these Sunni states that their security would improve against the ongoing threats they face from Turkey and Iran. Iran and its proxies interfere with Arab states while promoting their Shi’ite revolutionary ideology; likewise, Turkey pushes its Sunni revolutionary ideology of the Muslim Brotherhood throughout the region. Turkey and Iran look to overthrow the Sunni Arab states that do not align with them, such as Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. The normalization deals between the...
  • Iran offers Arab states 'mafia deal' of security or punishment after Trump

    11/10/2020 10:22:58 AM PST · by Red Badger · 11 replies
    https://www.jpost.com ^ | By SETH J. FRANTZMAN NOVEMBER 9, 2020 17:08
    The message was clearly aimed at Gulf states and others that are partnered with the US. Iran has sought to reach out to its Arab neighbors, with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif warning them that US President Donald Trump will be leaving in 70 days, but Iran’s regime will remain “forever.” He urged them to realize that “betting on outsiders to provide security is never a good gamble.” In Arabic and English, he called for dialogue and to work together. The message was clearly aimed at Gulf states and others that are partnered with the US. Iran was offering them...
  • Israeli Settlements Minister Warns of War in Middle East if Biden Wins; While Egypt worries Biden and Democrats will empower Islamists in the region

    11/06/2020 8:17:54 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 25 replies
    Summit News ^ | 11/06/2020 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Israeli Settlements Minister Tzachi Hanegbi warns that a Biden presidency could ignite war in the Middle East, while Egypt fears Biden would aid the resurgence of Islamists in the region. Hanegbi pointed out that Biden has indicated he will resurrect America’s nuclear agreement with Iran which was cancelled by the Trump administration. For Israel, this would represent an existential threat to national security and drastically increase the chances of war with Tehran. “If Biden stays with that policy, there will, in the end, be a violent confrontation between Israel and Iran,” said Hanegbi. Meanwhile, other Middle Eastern countries such as...
  • Lebanese president's daughter 'doesn't mind' conditional peace with Israel

    10/27/2020 6:56:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | OCTOBER 27, 2020 | TZVI JOFFRE
    Lebanese president's daughter 'doesn't mind' conditional peace with Israel "I defend the interests of my country Lebanon first. Are we required to remain in a state of war?" • Maronite leader: "Lebanon should be the last Arab country to normalize its relations with Israel." Claudine and Mireille Aoun, daughters of Lebanon's President Aoun arrive for a state dinner given at the Elysee palace in Paris (photo credit: STEPHANE MAHE / REUTERS) Claudine Aoun Roukoz, daughter of Lebanese President Michel Aoun and head of the National Commission for Lebanese Women, stressed that she would "not mind" if Lebanon makes peace with...
  • Iron Dome Intercepts Gaza Rocket

    10/26/2020 2:46:50 AM PDT · by xomething · 1 replies
    Hamodia ^ | 10/20/2020 | Hamodia Staff
    YERUSHALAYIM - Southern Israel was under attack on Tuesday night as an Iron Dome interceptor shot down a rocket fired out of Gaza. Air raid sirens sounded in towns in the Gaza periphery, including Kfar Aza and Nahal Oz. The military later confirmed the reports of an attack. Channel 12 said that at least one rocket was seemingly downed near Sderot. A security video shows what appears to be an Iron Dome interceptor missile sent skyward. No injuries have been reported. Details as they emerge.
  • Explosive balloons spotted near Sderot - report

    10/26/2020 2:43:47 AM PDT · by xomething · 1 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 10/26/2020 | Tzvi Jofre
    Explosive balloons were spotted over Sapir Academic College near Sderot on Monday, according to ynet. An explosive charge attached to the balloons reportedly detonated in the air, but the balloons continued to travel and are being tracked by security officials. A balloon landed at the Amdocs Factory in Sderot shortly afterwards, according to ynet. It is unclear if this is the same balloon as the one spotted over Sapir College. Except for sporadic balloon launches in September, the launches had largely stopped since a ceasefire was reached between Hamas and Israel at the end of August after weeks of...
  • Booby traps set by ISIS in Sinai kill at least 14 in 2 weeks

    10/25/2020 9:32:09 AM PDT · by xomething · 6 replies
    Israel Hayom ^ | 10/25/2020 | AP and ILH Staff
    More than a dozen civilians, including women and children, have been killed in Egypt's restive northern Sinai Peninsula over the past two weeks from explosive devices laid down in their homes by terrorists... Islamic State members attacked several villages in the town of Bir al-Abd in July, forcing people to flee their homes.... The ISIS members, however, had laid booby traps in several houses that killed at least 14 people, including six from the same family ... At least 10 others have been wounded since Oct. 12... The tribes of North Sinai have been heavily targeted by terrorists who view...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 10/23/2020 Newsdump Friday

    10/23/2020 11:17:18 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/23/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A security firm in Tennessee cutting a deal with Minnesota Attorney General Keith Ellison. Ellison's office probing an allegation that armed guards were being recruited for polling places in Minnesota... Efforts by President Trump's campaign to monitor activity at ballot drop boxes in Philadelphia with video recording may be voter intimidation. That's the view of... Pennsylvania's Supreme Court with an elected 5-2 Democrat majority ruling that that election ballots cannot be rejected for mismatched signatures... Is this all just a political stunt? That's what Republican lawmakers here in York County, Pennsylvania are asking... More towns added to Connecticut's Red Alert...
  • Israel Warplanes Strike Gaza After Hamas Terrorist Rocket Fire

    10/23/2020 4:29:27 PM PDT · by xomething · 7 replies
    Breitbart, afp ^ | 10/23/2020 | Breitbart Jerusalem
    Israeli warplanes struck suspected Hamas military targets in the Gaza Strip before dawn on Friday following rocket fire from the blockaded Palestinian territory. Fighter jets and other aircraft struck a “weapons manufacturing site and underground infrastructures” operated by Islamist group Hamas, which has controlled the territory since 2007, the Israeli army said. Hamas reported no casualties from the Israeli strikes on the Nuseirat refugee camp and the southern city of Khan Yunis. Two rockets had been launched at Israel late Thursday, without causing any casualties or damage. One was intercepted by Israeli air defences, while the other hit open ground,...
  • Israeli minister: Normalized relations with another Arab or Muslim nation likely before US elections

    10/21/2020 10:45:11 AM PDT · by BeauBo · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | Oct 20, 2020 | John Bowden
    Israel's minister of regional cooperation said Wednesday that he expects normalize relations with another Arab state before the U.S. elections. Reuters reported that Ofir Akunis, who is also a member of Israel's parliament, the Knesset, told Army Radio that the announcement would come before Nov. 3. "I have a reasonable basis to believe that the announcement will come before November 3 - that, if you'll permit me, is what I understand from my sources," he said, according to the news service. "I will be very happy if the announcement will happen - and before the elections in the United States,"...
  • History in the making: Joint US-Israeli delegation arrives in Bahrain ahead of the official establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries

    10/18/2020 11:56:28 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 7 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 18 2020 | LUKE KENTON and ASSOCIATED PRESS and REUTERS
    A joint American-Israeli delegation landed in Bahrain Sunday, where officials will be signing a number of bilateral agreements following an announcement last month to normalize relations. U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's national security adviser, Meir Ben-Shabbat, led the delegation that flew out of Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion airport on Sunday morning. Ben-Shabbat said ahead of departure the visit will ‘translate plans to actions and concrete agreements’ with the signing of a range of deals involving finance, investment, trade, tourism, communications, technology and agriculture.
  • A force to be reckoned with (Egyptian Air Force)

    08/09/2010 7:02:30 AM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 17 replies
    Arabian Aerospace ^ | 9 August 2010
    A force to be reckoned with Posted on 9 August 2010 in Defence The Egyptian Air Force (EAF) or Al Quwwat Al Jawwiya Il Misriya, is one of the largest air arms in the region and is also one of the longest established. Formed in 1930 as the Egyptian Army Air Force, it became fully independent in 1937. Initially it had close links with the British Royal Air Force and was primarily equipped with British-supplied aircraft. Spitfires gave way to Meteors and Vampires before the 1952 revolution, after which the new president, General Gamal Abdel Nasser, turned to the Soviet...
  • Saudi Prince Bandar Denounces Palestinian Leadership: Is Saudi-Israel Peace Deal Next?

    10/12/2020 8:59:22 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 10/12/2020 | Rick Moran
    Saudi Prince Bandar bin Sultan, one of the most widely recognized and respected Saudi officials in the world, gave a three-part interview to the government-controlled Al Arabiya news network and proceeded to tear down 70 years of myths about the leadership of the Palestinian national movement. Bandar spent 22 years as a Saudi ambassador to the U.S. and is known to speak for the government. It was an extraordinary series of interviews — a brutal assessment of the numerous self-inflicted wounds by Palestinian leaders going all the way back to the 1930s. It was broadcast in Arabic with English subtitles...
  • News Summary Intelligence Report Sunday 10/11/2020

    10/11/2020 6:26:50 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 10/11/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    A reporter for Australia's ABC met two of the men charged in an alleged plot to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Journalist David Lipson suggests that the brothers Michael and William Null were more pretenders than the "real deal"..... A private security guard for a Denver TV station arrested after he shot and killed a conservative protester who sprayed him with mace following a verbal altercation..... Sweeping arrests in Portland late Sautrday night during a protest near a police precinct.... Also in Portland this weekend Patriot Prayer supporters removing a statue erected by anti-police violence protesters...... A federal appeals court...
  • "The EU is a firm supporter of the Palestinian Authority"

    10/08/2020 1:04:42 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 25 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 8/10/20
    A spokesperson for the EU responded today (Thursday) to the report according to which the European Union links aid to PA to financial ties with Israel. According to the report, European Union leaders told the Palestinian Authority that they will refuse to provide financial aid as long as it refuses to accept tax revenues collected by Israel. "The EU and its Member States are and continue to be the largest international financial supporter of Palestinians. The EU is a firm supporter of the Palestinian Authority", the spokesperson said to Arutz Sheva. "The EU and many partners in the international community...
  • Gaza rocket fired at Israel; Jerusalem neutral vs Azeri-Armenian conflict

    10/06/2020 4:55:48 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 7 replies
    TV7 Israel News ^ | Tuesday, October 6, 2020 | editors
    Today's top stories 06.10.20; 1) Palestinian Islamists launched a rocket toward Israel's southern communities, last night; the first such attack since September the 16th.2) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan singles out Israel, Cyprus and Syria as the root obstacles to global peace and tranquility.3) Armenia claims Israel pledged to suspend weapons sales to Azerbaijan; sophisticated weaponry which granted the latter a clear qualitative military edge in the conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.
  • Netanyahu Warns the Mullahs

    10/06/2020 6:59:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 6 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Oct 6, 2020 | Joseph Puder
    “To the people of Lebanon, Israel means you no harm. But Iran does.” Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the annual forum of the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on Tuesday, September 29, 2020. In his speech from Jerusalem (due to Covid-19, worldwide leaders delivered their speeches via videos, not in person in New York City), he devoted the lion’s share of the time to the threat Iran poses to the international community and especially in the Middle East. He said that, “Iran is the greatest enemy of peace.” He also pointed out on a large map, the location in Beirut where...