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  • US wants Arab states to join peacekeeping force in Gaza

    05/15/2024 7:02:04 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 15/5/24
    The Biden administration is urging Arab states to join a "peacekeeping" force which would control Gaza once the war ends, the Financial Times reported. The initiative aims to fill the vacuum which would be created in Gaza once Hamas is toppled and until a "credible Palestinian security apparatus" could be established. Among the countries the US has been discussing its plans with are Egypt, the United Arab Emirates, and Morocco, all of which are "considering" the initiative. The US has also spoken to Saudi Arabia about the plan, but the Saudis are unwilling to deploy their own forces to the...
  • Serbia's President Boris Tadic Assails Organized Crime in Balkans

    01/28/2011 6:30:41 AM PST · by Ravnagora · 2 replies
    The New York Times ^ | January 26, 2011 | Doreen Carvajal
    PARIS — The president of Serbia, Boris Tadic, lashed out at organized crime and its corrosive effect on the Balkans in a speech Wednesday, pressing for an international investigation of human organ trafficking in Kosovo and broad protection for witnesses. He made his comments in Strasbourg before the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, which on Tuesday adopted an investigative report that has roiled the leadership in Kosovo. It alleged that Serb prisoners were killed at the end of the Kosovo conflict in 1999 to harvest organs for transplant for an organized crime group, Drenica, with ties to the...
  • The Atlantic Ocean could be SWALLOWED by a terrifying 'Ring of Fire', scientists say as they discover a 'sleeping' subduction zone beneath the Gibraltar Strait

    03/18/2024 8:46:34 PM PDT · by week 71 · 54 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 3/18/24 | Jonathan Chadwick
    Although it may seem like an eternal feature of Earth, the Atlantic Ocean could be swallowed by a vast subduction zone, dubbed the 'Ring of Fire', a new study warns. Scientists in Portugal say this subduction zone is currently located beneath the Gibraltar Strait, the narrow gap of water between Spain and Morocco. But the experts think it could grow and expand westwards into the Atlantic and eventually become responsible for a 'closing' or shrinking of the ocean basin.
  • Dinosaur-Age Sea Monster With 'Face Full of Huge, Dagger-Shaped Teeth' Discovered in Moroccan Mine

    03/06/2024 10:15:39 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 19 replies
    LIVESCIENCE ^ | 3/6 | Jennifer Nalewicki
    Extinct marine lizard the size of an orca with sharp teeth and a strong jaw was a top predator during the dinosaur age. Paleontologists in Morocco have discovered the fossilized remains of a huge, never-before-seen species of marine lizard with "dagger-like" teeth. The reptile was around 26 feet (8 meters) long — about the same length as an orca — and hunted in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of what is now Africa at the end of the dinosaur age, about 66 million years ago, according to a study published March 1 in the journal Cretaceous Research. The creature...
  • Di Leo: Democrat Regime No Longer Hides Support of Terrorists Against Our Ally Israel

    02/03/2024 8:41:09 AM PST · by jfd1776 · 14 replies
    Illinois Review ^ | February 2, AD 2024 | John F. Di Leo
    In recent weeks, it has become clear that the Biden-Harris regime is applying pressure to the Israeli government, in support of the Hamas-led terrorist cause in the Gaza Strip. The Israeli government knows that it needs to continue to hammer Gaza without letup, as they continue to discover even more weapons caches, even more terrorist tunnels, even more evidence of military sites in civilian areas, virtually every day. If Israel pulls out before the job is done, then all these months will have been for naught. There are ten million Israeli citizens – Jewish, Muslim, Christian and more – all...
  • Archaeologists Discover Intact 90,000-Year-Old Human Footprints on Moroccan Beach

    01/31/2024 6:21:07 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 24 replies
    Euronews ^ | 31/01/2024 | Theo Farrant & EBU
    In 2022, researchers stumbled upon the footprint site near the northern tip of North Africa while examining boulders at a nearby pocket beach. A team of archaeologists have unveiled the discovery of the oldest human footprints ever recorded in North Africa and the southern Mediterranean. The footprints, dating back an astonishing 90,000 years, were found on a beach in Larache, Morocco, by a multinational team led by Moncef Essedrati, a research professor and laboratory director at the French University of Southern Brittany. "Between tides, I said to my team that we should go north to explore another beach," Essedrati told...
  • Controversial Right-wing Politician Named France’s New Culture Minister

    01/13/2024 3:40:34 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 16 replies
    ARTnews ^ | January 12, 2024 | MELANIE GOODFELLOW
    Newly appointed French Prime Minister Gabriel Attal took France’s political and media spheres by surprise on Thursday as he named controversial politician Rachida Dati his culture minister. Her arrival in the new-look centrist cabinet was unexpected given that Dati was a spokesperson for center-right President Nicolas Sarkozy during his presidential campaign and was Minister of Justice from 2007 to 2009 under his presidency. The appointment was made as part of a government cabinet reshuffle rolled out by Attal just two days after he became France’s youngest-ever prime minister in a move by President Emmanuel Macron to reboot his presidency, which...
  • After Biden’s Pullout, Al Qaeda Built a Path From Afghanistan to Europe-Afghan gun battles are now happening on the border of EU.

    11/27/2023 6:18:25 AM PST · by SJackson · 11 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | November 27, 2023 | Daniel Greenfield
    [Make sure to read Daniel Greenfield’s contributions in Jamie Glazov’s new book: Barack Obama’s True Legacy: How He Transformed America.]After Biden’s withdrawal, the fighting ended in Afghanistan and moved into Europe.Even before the Taliban takeover, a massive traffic in migrants and drugs flowed over the ‘Balkan Route’ that took Afghans into Iran, Turkey and then Eastern Europe. One of the biggest holes in Europe’s armor was the former Yugoslavia, illegally invaded and partitioned by the Clinton administration, with a large Muslim population in Bosnia and heavy criminal organizations across the former republic that tie together the Russian mob, local gangs,...
  • Pusillanimity of Arab leadership

    10/20/2023 8:39:52 AM PDT · by Jyotishi · 6 replies
    The Pioneer ^ | Friday, October 20, 2023 | Bhopinder Singh
    While the Arab states make a hue and cry about Israel’s wrongdoings in Gaza, they themselves are not doing anything to help Palestinians in distress US Presidential aspirant, Nikki Haley has put the cat amongst the pigeons by asking some straight questions. She stated, “You're going to hear all those Arab countries vilify Israel for what's about to happen. You're going to hear all of them say, how dare you not do more for the Palestinian people?” and then posed bluntly, “But where are the Arab countries? Where are they? Where is Qatar? Where is Lebanon? Where is Jordan? Where...
  • The Arab honor/shame mentality and the Abraham Accords can help save lives

    10/15/2023 5:34:29 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 4 replies
    EoZ ^ | 15 Oct 2023
    Pro-Hamas rally in Iraq, October 14In 2008, Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri bizarrely castigated Hamas, saying that their "blessed Qassam rockets" do not differentiate between Israeli soldiers who are legitimate targets, and children and Arabs who are not.Hamas was embarrassed at being given a morality lesson from Al Qaeda, and it went on to deny that they targeted civilians, saying all of their rockets were only aimed at military sites.After that incident, Hamas press releases on their rocket fire changed the names of the targets from "settlements" to "military bases" that has the same names - like "military base Sderot"...
  • ‘Dangerous’ Suspected Moroccan Jihadist Disappears In Spain After Removing His Electronic Tagging Device

    09/29/2023 6:25:46 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 13 replies
    Euroweekly News ^ | 30 Sep 2023 | Chris King
    A man accused of jihadism and considered by the authorities to be dangerous has disappeared in Spain and his whereabouts are currently unknown. According to anti-terrorist sources of larazon.es, Allal el Mourabit Ahammarb managed to remove the electronic tagging device that he had been fitted with and left in the Salburúa park in Vitoria. The bracelet was subsequently found by police officers after an operation had been initiated to locate it. As explained by the same sources, these tagging devices do not presuppose permanent monitoring of the individual carrying them. What they do presuppose is to control that he/she never...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Monday 9/11/2023 FDA Greenlights New COVID Shots, North Korea's Kim Visiting Russia, Netanyahu In "Compromise" Talks With "Moderate" Leader Benny Gantz

    09/11/2023 7:58:22 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 5 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/11/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    President Trump seeking recusal of the federal judge dealing with the January 6th related federal charges brought against him by the Biden Administration Justice Department... In a sign that a US-Iran prisoner exchange is moving forward Iranian assets frozen in South Korea (6 billion US dollars) freed to move to Qatar... The US Food and Drug Administration approving new updated COVID-19 shots (vaccines).... Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will meet Joe Biden next week. But this is not... There are fears that thousands have died in eastern Libya following a powerful storm... In the UK the "Wilko' retail chain closing...
  • Morocco earthquake live updates: More than 2,000 dead in rare, powerful quake

    09/10/2023 9:05:38 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 55 replies
    MSN/ABC ^ | 9-9-23
    A rare and powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Morocco late Friday night and killed more than 2,000 people in the country's strongest quake in more than a century, according to Morocco's Interior Ministry. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the quake had 6.8-magnitude when it hit at 11:11 p.m. locally, with shaking that lasted several seconds. Morocco’s National Seismic Monitoring and Alert Network measured it at 7 on the Richter scale.
  • Powerful earthquake kills at least 296 in Morocco

    09/08/2023 10:41:38 PM PDT · by CFW · 14 replies
    NYPst ^ | 9/8/23 | staff
    A powerful earthquake struck Morocco’s High Atlas mountains late on Friday, killing at least 296 people, destroying buildings and sending residents of major cities rushing from their homes. The Interior Ministry said the number constituted a preliminary death toll and that 153 people had been injured. A local official said most deaths were in mountain areas that were hard to reach. Residents of Marrakech, the nearest big city to the epicenter, said some buildings had collapsed in the old city, a UNESCO World Heritage site, and local television showed pictures of a fallen mosque minaret with rubble lying on smashed...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 9/8/2023

    09/08/2023 8:20:09 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 9/8/2023 | Nextrush/Self
    Tonight the US Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals with a ruling that the White House, the FBI, the Surgeon General and the Centers for Disease Control likely violated the First Amendment... Social media company "X Corp" formerly "Twitter" suing California over its "content moderation law"... The unpopularity of French President Emmanuel Macron on display tonight... Out in the Atlantic Ocean well away from land masses... Tonight in southern Morocco an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter Scale. At least 296 reported killed... The African nation of Burkina Faso says that some of its military units have arrived in Niger... The...
  • Three Years Later, Trump Deserves A Nobel Peace Prize For The Abraham Accords

    09/05/2023 9:04:18 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 09/05/2023 | ABE HAMADEH AND BRYAN E. LEIB
    On Sept. 15, 2020, President Trump ushered in a new era of peace and collaboration in the Middle East without a single bullet fired.This month, the world will celebrate the three-year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s Abraham Accords. While the Obama administration and others said Trump’s bold decision to keep his campaign promise and move the United States Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the eternal capital of Israel, would cause war in the Middle East, just the opposite happened. Many of these individuals said the same when the framework of the Abraham Accords was initially announced, but just as...
  • Algeria says it fired ‘multiple’ warning shots before gunning down jet skiers who crossed into their territory

    09/04/2023 11:15:58 AM PDT · by thegagline · 23 replies
    The New York Post ^ | 09/04/2023 | Jesse O’Neil
    Algerian officials claim that “multiple” warning shots were fired before its military directly shot at a group of jet skiers who had crossed over from Morocco, killing two of them. The deadly encounter occurred Tuesday after five jet skiers drifted into Algeria territory while exploring the waters around the Moroccan resort town of Saidia. “Given that the maritime border area is witnessing intense activity by drug smuggling gangs and organized crime, Coast Guard members fired warning shots,” Algeria’s defense ministry said in a statement. “After multiple attempts, shots were fired on a jet ski,” officials added. One of the survivors,...
  • 1993: Mohamed Mustafa Tabet, serial rapist with a badge

    08/09/2023 5:52:38 PM PDT · by CheshireTheCat · 1 replies
    ExecutedToday.com ^ | August 9th, 2008 | Headsman
    On this date in 1993, the police chief of Casablanca was shot in Kenitra Central Prison for abuse of power. Mohamed Mustafa Tabet (or Tabit) wasn’t exactly Captain Renault. While Morocco still has prisoners on death row, Tabet’s was the first execution actually carried out in 11 years, and it’s the last execution in Morocco to date. He went on the rocket docket, just five months from his arrest to standing up against a wall. To earn that rare distinction, Tabet exploited his official power to rape or sexually exploit hundreds of women. Tabet confessed to some 1,500 victims over...
  • What Price Should Israel Pay for Saudis Joining the Abraham Accords?=Will normalizing the Kingdom's ties with Israel change the world?

    08/07/2023 7:09:54 AM PDT · by SJackson · 34 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | August 7, 2023 | Hugh Fitzgerald
    There has been lots of breathless speculation for months now, in the American, Arab, and Israeli media, about what the U.S., and Israel, must offer Saudi Arabia for that country to join the Abraham Accords and normalize ties with Israel.More on the latest comments about a possible diplomatic breakthrough, during National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan’s visit to Riyadh to continue negotiations, can be found here: “Biden mulls Saudi deal forcing Netanyahu to abandon extremists – NYT,” by Tovah Lazaroff, Jerusalem Post, July 27, 2023:US President Joe Biden is mulling a mutual security pact with Riyadh that would include an Israeli-Saudi...
  • French rioters set mayor’s home on fire while family sleeps inside

    07/02/2023 9:25:54 AM PDT · by grundle · 72 replies
    Telegraph via Yahoo ^ | July 2, 2023 | Vivian Song
    The attack happened at 1.30am on Sunday morning. Mr Jeanbrun said that rioters launched a car through the front of his home, set it alight and let the fire rip through his home while his wife and two young daughters aged five and seven were sleeping. The mayor was working at the town hall at the time. The local prosecutor said a plastic bottle was also uncovered at the scene filled with a fire accelerant. Police have launched an investigation into attempted murder.