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  • Saudi Arabia, Russia raise stakes in oil production standoff

    03/10/2020 11:57:29 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    Reuters ^ | March 10, 2020 | by Rania El Gamal, Olesya Astakhova
    DUBAI/MOSCOW - Saudi Arabia said on Tuesday it would boost its oil supplies to a record high in April, raising the stakes in a standoff with Russia and effectively rebuffing Moscow’s suggestion for new talks. The clash of oil titans Saudi Arabia and Russia sparked a 25% slump in crude prices on Monday, triggering panic selling on Wall Street and other equity markets that have already been badly hit by the impact of the coronavirus outbreak. Oil prices LCOc1 recovered some ground on Tuesday, but were still 40% down on the start of the year. U.S. President Donald Trump spoke...
  • Saudi Arabia, Russia raise stakes in oil standoff

    03/10/2020 9:06:06 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | March 10, 2020 | By Rania El Gamal and Olesya Astakhova
    The clash of oil titans Saudi Arabia and Russia sparked a 25% slump in crude prices on Monday, triggering panic selling and heavy losses on Wall Street's main stock indexes, U.S. President Donald Trump spoke with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a call on Monday to discuss global energy markets, the White House said on Tuesday. Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco said the oil giant would increase supply to 12.3 million barrels per day in April for customers inside the kingdom and abroad. That's 300,000 bpd above its maximum production capacity, indicating Aramco may also free...
  • PAKISTAN: In a so-called Islamic “honor” killing, a woman and her newborn son are murdered by her brothers who buried them alive

    02/29/2020 11:13:30 PM PST · by robowombat · 44 replies
    PAKISTAN: In a so-called Islamic “honor” killing, a woman and her newborn son are murdered by her brothers who buried them alive FEBRUARY 29, 2020 According to Mukhtiar Hussain, husband of the dead woman Aiman and father of the baby, they went against the family by marrying for love (instead of an arranged match). Consequently, in order to preserve the family ‘honor,’ her brothers kidnapped her along with her son and then buried them alive, where both died. Parhlo Upon finding her wife missing, Mukhtiar went to the police police whose investigations led to her brothers who admitted to the...
  • Palestinians Should Give Trump Peace Plan a Chance

    02/06/2020 9:26:05 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | February 6, 2020 | Armstrong Williams
    President Donald Trump's brilliant plan for Mideast peace has triggered a sandstorm of negativity and deflection from the regular naysayers who attack anything the president says and does. Critics of his recently unveiled peace aimed at resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict should instead scrutinize the document and recognize its merits. This peace plan was carefully crafted over multiple years under the leadership of Jared Kushner, relying heavily on expert economic analysis, intelligence data and security assessments. Kushner deserves credit for preparing this thorough blueprint for peace between two peoples who have been at war for far too long. Actually, one of...
  • Fury, as Boko Haram beheads CAN chair in Adamawa -(Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria)

    01/22/2020 11:29:20 AM PST · by RomanSoldier19 · 22 replies
    vanguardngr ^ | 1/22/2020 | vanguardngr
    THE vicious jihadist terrorist organisation, Islamic State’s West Africa Province, ISWAP, also known as Boko Haram sect has beheaded abducted Chairman of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, in Michika Local Government Area of Adamawa State, Rev. Lawan Andimi.
  • Sultan of Oman has died

    01/10/2020 5:43:42 PM PST · by nuconvert · 72 replies
    Arab News ^ | Jan. 11, 2020
    Oman's Sultan Qaboos bin Said died on Friday evening, state media said early on Saturday. Qaboos, 79, had ruled the Gulf Arab state since he took over in a bloodless coup in 1970. Qaboos had no children and had not publicly appointed a successor. A 1996 statute says the ruling family will choose a successor within three days of the throne becoming vacant. If they fail to agree, a council of military and security officials, supreme court chiefs and heads of the two assemblies will put in power the person whose name has been secretly written by the sultan in...
  • Left Blames President Trump For Iran’s Decision To Shoot Down A Passenger Plane

    01/10/2020 8:51:40 AM PST · by Kaslin · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | January 10, 2020 | Erielle Davidson
    The crash of Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752 is a tragedy, the culpability for which lies unequivocally with Iran. To suggest otherwise is to cheapen the deaths of hundreds to score political points against the 'bad orange man.' Something grotesque is unfolding on the left, particularly about Ukrainian Airlines Flight 752, which domestic and foreign governments indicate was likely shot down by an Iranian antiaircraft missile. One-hundred and seventy-six individuals perished as the airplane caught fire and came crashing to the ground in Iran early Wednesday morning.Those on the left have opted to blame President Trump for the IraniansÂ’ error,...
  • Video Shows Ukrainian Airliner Being Hit Over Iran

    01/09/2020 12:18:34 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 55 replies ^ | Jan. 9, 2020 | Christiaan Triebert, Malachy Browne, Sarah Stein Kerr and Ainara Tiefenthäler
    The New York Times has obtained video that shows the moment a Ukrainian airliner was hit minutes after takeoff from Tehran.
  • Ukrainian jet that crashed in Tehran 'WAS hit by an Iranian missile in what was likely an accident, Pentagon and US intelligence officials say'

    01/09/2020 9:09:53 AM PST · by dead · 115 replies
    The Ukrainian Airlines flight which crashed in Tehran killing 176 people on Wednesday was shot down by an Iranian anti-aircraft missile system, Pentagon and US intelligence officials believe. Three security officials said that Ukraine International Airlines Flight 752 was struck by a Russia-built Tor-M1 surface-to-air missile system as it left Tehran on the way to Kiev, according to Newsweek. Two of the officials said the aircraft was likely targeted by mistake by Iranian missile systems that were active on Wednesday night as Iran launched rockets at two US basis in Iraq, waiting for a possible counter-strike. The plane, a Boeing...
  • Erdogan says Turkey will retaliate against possible U.S. sanctions

    12/20/2019 4:22:39 AM PST · by NorseViking · 19 replies
    Reuters ^ | December 20, 2019 | Tuvan Gumrukcu and Ece Toksabay; Ali Kucukgocmen)
    ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan was quoted as saying on Friday that Ankara would retaliate against potential U.S. sanctions over its purchase of Russian defense systems and a natural gas pipeline. U.S. Congress has moved to impose sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of S-400 defense systems from Russia and related to Russia's TurkStream pipeline, which will carry Russian gas to Turkey. Asked about the various sanctions against Ankara, Erdogan repeated that the S-400 deal was already completed. "Now they are saying, 'we will impose sanctions against this' regarding TurkStream," he was quoted as saying. "This is a...
  • Jews Are Being Targeted in America

    12/13/2019 6:22:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 23 replies ^ | December 12, 2019 | Michael Brown
    There is no question that Jews are now being targeted for killing right here in America, with the latest attack, in Jersey City, New Jersey, being branded as an anti-Semitic hate crime. Let’s stop for a moment and look back over the last 15 months.October 27, 2018. A white supremacist kills 11 Jews during Sabbath services in a Pittsburgh synagogue, wounding seven others.April 27, 2019. A Presbyterian Christian, concerned that the Jews are destroying the white, European races, opens fire during Sabbath, Passover services in a synagogue in Poway, California, killing one and wounding three others.December 10, 2019. Two shooters,...
  • Iran has world’s ‘fastest-growing church,’ despite no buildings - and it's mostly led by women: documentary

    12/03/2019 3:03:33 PM PST · by george76 · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | September 27, 2019 | Caleb Parke
    the story of the "fastest-growing church" in the world, an underground, persecuted Christian movement in a country known for exporting radical Islamic terrorism — Iran. People in Iran.. are fleeing Islam in droves as believers bow their knee to Jesus .. Sheep Among Wolves ... God is moving powerfully inside of Iran ... the best evangelist for Jesus was the Ayatollah Khomeini.. The ayatollahs brought the true face of Islam to light and people discovered it was a lie...After 40 years under Islamic law — a utopia according to them — they’ve had the worst devastation in the 5,000-year history...
  • Travel Risk Map shows that eight out of top 10 most dangerous nations to visit are Muslim

    11/22/2019 9:02:58 AM PST · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 22 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | Nov 22, 2019 | Robert Spencer
    Islamic jihadis in Muslim countries hate tourists, who are often visiting sites of jahiliyya, the pre-Islamic society of unbelievers. And if they’re visiting Muslim sites, they’re trampling them down under their Infidel feet. Either way, they’re not welcome. “Eight out of top 10 most dangerous nations are Muslim,” 5Pillars, November 19, 2019 (thanks to The Religion of Peace): This year’s Travel Risk Map, created by global risk experts International SOS, has listed eight Muslim countries in its top 10 most dangerous nations to visit. Eight majority Muslim nations – Mali, Somalia, Central African Republic, Yemen, Libya, Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan...
  • Protests grow in Iran, while regime threatens demonstrators

    11/20/2019 10:01:02 AM PST · by Texas Fossil · 31 replies
    ANF News ^ | Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019, 16:12 | ANF TEHRAN
    Iran and Rojhilat'ta 'gasoline rebellion' continues. The regime cut telephone and internet lines, while Spay Pastaran and Khamenei's representatives threatened the demonstrators. The popular uprising that started last Friday after the increase in oil prices in Iran and spread to all of Iran's 31 provinces and Rojhilat in a short time has not stopped. The Iranian regime has cut internet lines but since yesterday morning has also cut landlines to avoid news of what is going on to be spread abroad and also to avoid communication among the demonstrators in different cities and regions. New cities joined the protests Despite the...
  • Trump to meet with Erdoğan at White House following tensions

    11/06/2019 12:45:47 PM PST · by yesthatjallen · 2 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 06 2019 | Brett Samuels
    President Trump will meet with Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip ErdoÄŸan in Washington next week, ending weeks of uncertainty over whether ErdoÄŸan would make the trip amid tensions over Syria. ErdoÄŸan committed to visiting Trump at the White House following a phone call between the two leaders on Wednesday. Trump tweeted that the two discussed the situation in Syria, "the ending of hostilities with the Kurds" and the Turkish capture of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) fighters. He added that he looked forward to welcoming ErdoÄŸan to the White House. ErdoÄŸan had been expected to make the trip, but...
  • Denied Justice: The Legal Plight of Egypt’s Christians

    11/06/2019 12:00:33 PM PST · by george76 · 7 replies
    Raymond Ibrahim ^ | 11/05/2019 | Raymond Ibrahim
    Last week the Egyptian court system denied justice to Egypt’s Coptic Orthodox Christian minority by again postponing judgment on two notorious cases that have been at court for years. The first concerns Soa‘d Thabet, a 70-year-old Coptic grandmother. On May 20, 2016, a mob of some 300 Muslim men descended on her home, stripped her completely naked, beat, spit on, and paraded her in the streets of al-Karm village (in Minya governorate) to jeers, whistles, and triumphant shouts of “Allahu Akbar.” Earlier that day she and her husband had gone to local police and complained that they were being harassed...
  • US ISIS Strike Named in Honor of Christian Martyr

    10/31/2019 11:11:52 AM PDT · by Twotone · 7 replies
    Church Militant ^ | October 29, 2019 | Anita Carey
    WASHINGTON ( - President Trump is honoring a Christian martyr by naming the mission to kill a top ISIS leader and her captor after her. In an address at the White House on Sunday, Trump announced that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed in a special forces raid in Syria while he and his security team watched. Also on Sunday, National Security Advisor Robert O'Brien told NBC's "Meet the Press" that the mission was named in honor of Kayla Mueller, captured in Syria in 2013 while working with humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders. Mueller spent 18 months in...
  • Is a New Arab Spring Unfolding in the Middle East?

    10/31/2019 10:36:04 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    BBC ^ | October 29, 2019 | Jeremy Bowen
    In Iraq, demonstrators are being shot dead in the streets. In Lebanon, protesters have paralysed the country and seem set to bring down the government of Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri. In recent weeks the Egyptian security forces crushed attempts to protest against the police state of President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi... A rough approximation is that 60% of the region's population is under the age of 30. A young population can be a great asset to a country. But only if the economy, the educational system and the institutions of the state are functioning well enough to accommodate their needs, and...
  • Why Haven’t We Heard A Peep From Islamic Powers About China Brutalizing 1 Million Muslims?

    10/30/2019 9:23:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 17 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 10/30/2019 | Sumantra Maitra
    Anyone observing academia from within would know that most of the research coming out of a majority of social science departments is meaningless and irrelevant. ItÂ’s a self-referential racket that squanders money on bureaucratic nonsense and on research subjects completely dissociated with normal life and policy.Had it not been so, right now there would be scores of scholarships and funding to find out the causality behind a single puzzling phenomenon: What explains otherwise virulent, hyper-activist, and volatile Islamic countries and jihadist groups being completely subservient to China?It is, of course, unthinkable that India, the United Kingdom, the United States,...
  • Why ISIS leader and founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's remains were buried at sea

    10/29/2019 9:53:25 AM PDT · by LesbianThespianGymnasticMidget · 66 replies
    ABC News ^ | Oct 28, 2019 | luis martinez andkarma allen
    The remains of ISIS leader and founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi were disposed at sea after he died during the U.S. military raid that targeted his compound in northwest Syria over the weekend, a U.S. official confirmed Monday. Authorities would not reveal details about which U.S. Navy ship was used for the burial or in which body of water it took place, but they told ABC News that the procedure was similar to the one used to dispose of the remains of al-Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden. In Islam, people are typically buried in the ground, without a casket, before the...