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  • Hezbollah, Israel exchange rocket fire near Lebanon

    09/01/2019 10:02:28 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 6 replies
    N Y Post ^ | 09/01/2019 | Aaron Feis
    “Hezbollah fired 2-3 anti-tank missiles from Lebanon, hitting an IDF military outpost and ambulance in northern Israel,” the IDF tweeted. “We fired at the Hezbollah squad responsible. No Israelis were injured in the attack.” The IDF ordered Israeli residents living within about 2.5 miles of the border to shelter in place, as they launched more than 100 artillery shells in retaliation, according to The Jerusalem Post. There were no immediate reports of casualties in Lebanon, but the nation’s army reported that an Israeli drone dumping incendiary material along the border sparked a forest fire, according to the outlet.
  • Bernie Sanders and the 10th commandment

    09/01/2019 12:47:59 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/9/19 | Irwin Graulich
    No question about it—Bernie Sanders was born a Jew. So what? .... To a serious, practicing Jew, the fact that Bernie Sanders makes use of his Jewish birthright, is somewhat disturbing. Senator Sanders has done almost nothing Jewish throughout his entire life. His disdain for Israel, his recent support for Linda Sarsour, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, his hatred of Prime Minister Netanyahu, makes him much more of a “Sonay Yisrael—an Israel hater,” than a supporter of the Jewish state. So why is it that a Jew, who has dropped virtually everything Jewish from his life, from keeping Kosher to...
  • Putin & Trump Discuss Iranians on Israel’s Border (proposed de-escalation zones in Syria)

    05/04/2017 12:44:21 PM PDT · by drewh · 7 replies
    Debkafiles ^ | May 3, 2017, 7:54 PM (IDT)
    Israel was seriously dismayed when first reports reached Jerusalem about the telephone conversation between Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin Tuesday, during which Trump agreed to consider Putin’s plan for “de-escalation zones” in Syria, in place of the American security zones proposal. The Russian president’s plan includes the posting of Iranian military officers as co-monitors for those zones, one of which is to be located on the Syrian-Israeli border. President Trump described the conversation as “Very good.” The four “de-escalation zones” proposed would be situated at: 1. The northwestern province of Idlib up to the Turkish border; 2. The central...
  • Israeli Government Reveals Stunningly Close Ties Between Terror Groups And Anti-Israel NGOs

    08/30/2019 9:37:15 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 16 replies
    dailywire ^ | February 4, 2019 | JOSH HAMMER
    On Sunday, Israel's Ministry of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy made public a lengthy new document entitled, "Terrorists in Suits: The Ties Between NGOs Promoting BDS and Terrorist Organizations." Israel released the report to demonstrate "how terrorists came to hold key positions in NGOs promoting the Boycott Divestment and Sanction (BDS) campaign against the State of Israel; and how, through these NGOs, they exploit Western governmental funding, philanthropic foundations, financial platforms and civil society to advance their goal of dismantling the State of Israel." NGOs, or non-governmental organizations, are hotly contested in the Israeli public discourse. Anti-Israel NGOs are so...
  • New US Sanctions Imposed On Bank In Lebanon For Link To Hezbollah

    08/30/2019 11:52:05 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 7 replies
    Radio Farda/AFP ^ | Aug. 30,2019
    A day after sanctions were imposed on networks allegedly helping Iran circumvent U.S. sanctions, the Treasury Department announced new sanctions against a Lebanese bank and individuals in Oman for financial links with Hezbollah and Hamas. Powerful US financial sanctions were imposed on the Jammal Trust Bank in Lebanon, which was accused of acting as a key financial institution for Hezbollah. Sanctions also targeted individuals in Oman who allegedly act as middlemen to funnel cash from Iran's elite Qods (Quds) Force to Hamas in Gaza. The U.S. Treasury Department "is targeting Jammal Trust Bank and its subsidiaries for brazenly enabling Hezbollah's...
  • Israel Defense Forces Strike Hamas Targets in Gaza

    08/28/2019 12:10:49 PM PDT · by robowombat · 6 replies
    Sputnik ^ | 22:07 28.08.2019
    Israel Defense Forces Strike Hamas Targets in Gaza 22:03 28.08.2019(updated 22:07 28.08.2019) The Israel Defense Forces announced through its Twitter account late Wednesday that the service's aircrafts had attacked Hamas positions in northern Gaza as a response to a previous projectile launched toward Israeli territory.
  • Turkey's Erdogan to visit Moscow after convoy targeted in Syria

    08/25/2019 4:38:08 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 3 replies
    AlJazeera ^ | August 23, 2019
    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will visit Moscow on Tuesday for a meeting with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, the Turkish presidency has said, days after a Turkish convoy was nearly hit by air raids in the Syrian province of Idlib. Friday's announcement came as Syrian forces, backed by Russia, continue to make advances into the last rebel stronghold in Syria's northwest region that borders Turkey. Since late April, Syria and Russia have escalated their bombardment of Idlib, with more than 500 civilians being killed in the hostilities, according to the United Nations.
  • Russia denies Republican, Democratic senators visas for delegation trip

    08/27/2019 11:27:47 PM PDT · by NorseViking · 15 replies
    ABC by Yahoo! ^ | August 28, 2019
    Two U.S. senators say that they were denied visas as part of an official delegation to Russia for talks with their counterparts in the country's parliament. Amid tensions over arms control, human rights, and Russian aggression in Ukraine, Venezuela, and Syria, it's a sign of the frayed ties between Washington and Moscow, despite President Donald Trump's consistent calls for better relations with President Vladimir Putin's government -- including its readmission to the G-7. Republican Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Democrat Chris Murphy of Connecticut were scheduled to leave on their trip next week, according to aides, with stops in Ukraine,...
  • Arab-American Researchers: Arab narratives on Zionism are false

    08/27/2019 7:53:45 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 11 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 27/8/19 | Mordechai Sones
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=5&v=W_t4if3ubcc Syrian-American human rights activist Ammar Abdulhamid and Egyptian-American researcher Samuel Tadros discussed Zionism and Israel last week on Al-Hurra TV (United States), reports the Middle Ease Media Research Institute (MEMRI). Ammar Abdulhamid said that there is a colonialist-imperialist streak in all civilizations and this means that the colonialist aspects of Zionism are not unique. He argued that the Arabs have become nihilistic with regard to Israel because they focused on annihilating Israel instead of building a Palestinian state right from the start. He also said that one cannot ignore the role that Arab Jews played in Israel's establishment...
  • Israel claims responsibility for airstrikes near Damascus, claims it foiled 'large-scale attack'

    08/24/2019 4:55:59 PM PDT · by Innovative · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | Aug. 24, 2019 | Andrew Carey
    The Israeli military Saturday said it foiled a "pending large-scale attack" by Iranian forces and Shiite militia on targets in Israel with a series of airstrikes near Damascus. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) claimed responsibility for the airstrikes, saying it thwarted Iranian drone attacks on Israel, according to a statement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in acknowledging Israel's responsibility for the attacks, said on Twitter, "I repeat: Iran has no immunity anywhere. Our forces operate in every direction against Iranian aggression." "He who rises to kill you, kill him first," Netanyahu said in his tweet, quoting Hebrew scripture.
  • We're Listening to the Wrong Voices on Syria {Why Tulsi Gabbard is silenced}

    08/23/2019 4:10:37 AM PDT · by Cronos · 17 replies
    Truthdig ^ | 22 August 2019 | Danny Sjursen
    Once upon a time, Hawaii Rep. Tulsi Gabbard traveled to Syria and met with the strongman President Bashar Assad. She considered her willingness to engage all sides of the country’s bloody civil war to be an important step toward peace. For this bold action, she was widely pilloried at the time and considered by some an authoritarian apologist or outright traitor. The claim was repeated again recently by the ever-so-mainstream California Sen. Kamala Harris, a fellow Democratic presidential hopeful. The attacks on Gabbard’s Syria record have been quite regular among Washington insiders, who considered the congresswoman foolish. But was she?...
  • Abbas: 'We'll enter Jerusalem as millions of fighters'

    08/22/2019 3:13:47 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 66 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 22/8/19 | Mordechai Sones
    Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SxVPCjbKuEQ Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas said in an address at the Jalazun Refugee Camp near Ramallah that the "Palestinians" cannot be removed from their homeland and that every building built by the Zionist occupation will be destroyed and thrown in the garbage bin of history, reports the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). ..... In the video, uploaded to to Abbas' Facebook page on August 10, he claimed that the "Palestinians" are the Canaanites who have lived in Palestine for 5,000 years, and he rejected the conferences in Warsaw and Manama as unacceptable to the "Palestinian people". He...
  • Rashida Tlaib - The Jew Hater Who Condemns 'Injustice' a look at the long, ugly track record

    08/21/2019 6:16:29 AM PDT · by SJackson · 12 replies
    A look at the long, ugly track record of an anti-Semitic congresswoman. Rashida Tlaib made headlines recently when it was learned that she and fellow congresswoman Ilhan Omar shunned a bipartisan congressional delegation to Israel and announced that they would instead schedule an independent trip – sponsored by the notoriously anti-Israel nongovernmental organization Miftah – to the Jewish state. But Israel’s government – in accordance with an Israeli law barring the issuance of visas to any foreigners who, like Tlaib and Omar, advocate economic and cultural boycotts against Israel – stated that the two congresswomen would not be permitted to enter the country....
  • August 12, 2019: Palestinians say West Bank not theirs?

    08/12/2019 6:17:38 PM PDT · by SJackson · 7 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8-10-19 | EZEQUIEL DOINY
    Regarding “Land for Peace” (August 11), in December 2016, the lame duck Obama administration allowed UNSC 2334 to pass, claiming that all of Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem (including the Old City, the Jewish Quarter, Temple Mount and Western Wall) are “occupied Palestinian territories.” Yet the Palestinian National Charter of 1964 defined Palestine as the pre-1967 territory of the State of Israel – specifically excluding the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem, claiming they belonged to Jordan. When the area was part of Jordan, the Palestinians affirmed they did not want that land. In 1967, Israel ended the Jordanian occupation of...
  • Palestinian education needs transformation now

    08/12/2019 6:20:41 PM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | August 12, 2019 | REBECCA LANGFELDER, MALI MENDLOVIC, SIMONE STOYEN
    “Building peaceful societies” is a major goal of this year’s theme, and one which we wholeheartedly condone. This past summer we traveled all across the country as interns of the Ambassadors’ Club of Israel, and met a diverse group of people. In many of our conversations, we noticed one recurring issue when discussing any hope for peace between Israelis and Palestinians: youth education. As International Youth Day is being celebrated today with “Transforming Education” as its theme, and a new school year is rapidly approaching, we find it appropriate to call for a reform of the Palestinian educational system. “Building...
  • A scathing new Pentagon report blames Trump for the return of ISIS in Syria and Iraq

    08/09/2019 6:01:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 08/09/2019 | Ellen Ioanes
    A report from the Pentagon inspector general found that President Donald Trump’s decision to rapidly pull troops out of Syria and divert attention from diplomacy in Iraq has inadvertently aided the Islamic State’s regrouping in Syria and Iraq. The Department of Defense’s quarterly report to Congress on the effectiveness of the US Operation Inherent Resolve mission said that “ISIS continued its transition from a territory-holding force to an insurgency in Syria, and it intensified its insurgency in Iraq” — even though Trump said ISIS was defeated and the caliphate quashed, The Wall Street Journal reported. Many officials and experts have...
  • (DOD IG) Report Slams US Troop Pullout from Syria

    08/07/2019 11:08:37 AM PDT · by robowombat · 27 replies
    Global Security ^ | August 6, 2019 | Jeff Seldin
    Report Slams US Troop Pullout from Syria By Jeff Seldin August 6, 2019 U.S. plans to keep just a residual force in Syria to ensure the enduring defeat of the Islamic State may be on the verge of backfiring, with some military officials warning the strategy is giving the terror group new life. The doubts, raised in a Defense Department Inspector General report released Tuesday, come as Washington has struggled to secure additional on-the-ground help in Syria from allies and amid renewed warnings that while IS may have lost control of its self-declared caliphate, the group's fighters are far from...
  • Iran Now Owns the Persian Gulf, Thanks to U.S. Inaction

    08/06/2019 9:43:40 AM PDT · by yoe · 122 replies
    Mosaic ^ | August 6, 2019 | Staff
    This spring and summer Iran has attacked six foreign oil tankers in the Persian Gulf; tried to block a British ship in the Strait of Hormuz; flown a drone next to an American ship, forcing the U.S. to shoot it down; and captured another British oil tanker. All of this, writes Steven Cook, is proof that the United States is abandoning the Persian Gulf, despite decades of promises that it would never do so, and letting Iran effectively take over: The United States has invested great sums in the Middle East over many decades to undertake a few important tasks—notably...
  • The Sacred City of Mecca: Have We Got It Wrong? | TRACKS

    08/02/2019 11:57:03 AM PDT · by fishtank · 58 replies
    TRACKS ^ | 6-18-19 | TRACKS
    "The Sacred City presents compelling evidence that suggests the holy city of Mecca is in the wrong location and that the worlds 1.6 billion Muslims are praying in the direction of the wrong city. Compiling evidence from both historic sources and new technologies point to the correct location in this seismic, revelatory new film.
  • U.N. Report: Islamic State Planting ‘Sleeper Cells’ In Preparation For ‘Eventual Resurgence’

    08/03/2019 9:15:08 PM PDT · by blam · 7 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 8-3-2019 | Thomas D. Williams, Ph.D.
    The Islamic State terror group continues to pose a real and present danger, according to the latest United Nations six-month report on jihadist activities. Islamic State (ISIS) leadership “aims to adapt, survive and consolidate in the core area and to establish sleeper cells at the local level in preparation for eventual resurgence, while using propaganda to maintain the group’s reputation as the leading global terrorist brand – the ‘virtual caliphate,’” the report declares. “When it has the time and space to reinvest in an external operations capability, ISIL will direct and facilitate international attacks in addition to the ISIL-inspired attacks...