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  • 'Asylum-Seekers' From Syria Kitted Out in 5.11 Tactical Gear

    02/19/2024 6:46:51 PM PST · by CFW · 15 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 2/19/24 | staff
    When border czar Kamala Harris was put in charge of finding the "root causes" of illegal immigration, she visited Central America. At the time it seemed like it was mostly Latinos from Mexico and Central America walking across the U.S. border seeking "asylum." But as we've learned from Fox News' Bill Melugin, these asylum seekers are coming from all around the world — they're not walking here in caravans wearing matching "Biden Let Us In" T-shirts. Word is out that if you cross over from Mexico to the United States, you're in. That's why you have well-dressed refugees from Africa...
  • 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...
  • Egypt never warned Israel of possible Gaza attack, official says - report

    10/11/2023 1:52:38 AM PDT · by linMcHlp · 32 replies
    Jerusalem Post (Breaking News) ^ | October 11, 2023 Wednesday | Walla
    Egypt did not ever warn Israel of a major attack from Gaza in the days leading up to the current war with Hamas, an Egyptian official told the newspaper Al-Shuruk on Wednesday. This is despite previous reports, which claimed officials in Cairo had warned senior Israeli officials in advance.
  • How Biden Allowed Iran to Save Its Terror-Supporting Officers in Syria

    02/14/2024 11:12:46 AM PST · by george76 · 2 replies
    Townhall ^ | February 13, 2024 | Spencer Brown
    Following the deadly Iran-backed attack on American troops in Jordan on January 28, Biden and his Pentagon brass pledged a "multi-tier" response for the brazen assault that killed three U.S. service members. The retributive strikes saw at least one senior leader of Kata'ib Hezbollah — one of the handful of Iran-backed terrorist organizations that have been coordinating scores of attacks on U.S. troops in the Middle East since October — in Baghdad, but there was a notable lack of punishment for the source of all the chaos in the region: the regime in Tehran. It appears that was by Biden's...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • Selma Blair facing backlash after Islamophobic comment goes viral

    02/10/2024 12:21:25 AM PST · by grundle · 19 replies
    NBC News via Yahoo ^ | February 9, 2024 | Rebecca Cohen
    Actor Selma Blair is facing backlash online after an Islamophobic Instagram comment from last week went viral. The comment was made on an Instagram video posted by Abraham Hamra one week ago, in which he calls out U.S. Representatives Rashida Tlaib, D-Mi., and Cori Bush, D-Mo., for being the only two members of Congress to vote against a measure that would prevent anyone who partook in the Oct. 7 terrorist attack on Israel from immigrating to the U.S. Hamra, whose Instagram bio refers to him as a speaker and Syrian Jewish refugee, calls Tlaib a "liar," "moron" and a "hateful...
  • 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...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Friday 2/9/2023 Israel's Credit Rating Lowered, Aussie Foreign Minister Slams China, Israel Moves Towards South Gaza Military Operation, Shipping CEO Says Military Ops Off Yemen Don't Guarantee Safety

    02/09/2024 8:27:21 PM PST · by Nextrush
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/9/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    Topping 164 million views... "No one will lay a finger on your firearms" That is what President Donald Trump... "We The People" The first three words of the US Constitution and the name of a new political party... A new poll out in Israel showing continuing lower popularity for Prime Minister...But the "Far-Right" parties...60 percent of Israelis polled recently want the war... Moody's ratings service lowering Israel's credit rating... Dutch politics Geert Wilders... Two dead three others escaping in the crash of a twin-engine jet... An Israeli air strike in the area of Damascus, Syria... A missile attack on a...
  • Biden Calls Trump ‘Existential Threat’ as Anti-Israel Protesters Block 5th Avenue

    02/07/2024 8:36:35 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7 Feb 2024 | PAUL BOIS
    President Joe Biden referred to former President Trump as an “existential threat” during a fundraiser in New York City on Wednesday, as anti-Israel protesters blocked Fifth Avenue outside the Metropolitan Museum of Art. “There is one existential threat: it’s Donald Trump,” Biden told business leaders during his first stop of the day at the Upper West Side home of Larry Linden, the former managing partner of Goldman Sachs. “He’ll try to undo everything we’ve done… We can’t let that happen,” Biden said. “There is only one existential threat we face in the world: and that’s the environment.” The president had...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Wednesday 2/7/2024 Blinken Slams Israel Ahead Of White House Delegation Michigan Visit, US Drone Strike Kills Militia Commander, Gov't Security Guard Who Took Pictures In Capitol Charged Over J6, Spanish Farmers Protest

    02/07/2024 7:43:18 PM PST · by Nextrush · 3 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/7/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    "Israelis were dehumanized in the most horrific way on October 7...But that cannot be a license to dehumanize others." US Secretary of State Antony Blinken offering criticism... the Tucker Carlson interview with Vladimir Putin... In Ukraine late tonight a powerful explosion in the port city of Odessa and explosions... The commander of a US warship based in Japan relieved of command... The US base at the Al Omar oil field in eastern Syria attacked with four missiles... An emergency order in the city of Apeldoorn in the Netherlands tonight,,, New US-UK air strikes reported in Yemen... "The voters want a...
  • Iran goes public with stark warning over suspected spy ship as U.S. refuses to rule out more strikes

    02/06/2024 1:24:59 PM PST · by nuconvert · 22 replies
    MSN/NBC ^ | 2-6-24
    After a weekend of U.S. strikes against its proxies in Iraq, Syria and Yemen, Iran has issued a strongly worded warning not to target a ship that U.S. officials and analysts suspect of providing real-time intelligence for attacks on other vessels in the Red Sea and serving as a forward operating base for its commandos. In a slickly produced video published on the Iranian Army’s Telegram channel Sunday, a narrator says in English that “those engaging in terrorist activities against the MV Behshad or similar vessels, jeopardize international maritime routes, security and assume global responsibility for potential future international risks.”
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Tuesday 2/6/2024 Messy US House Votes, One Party Balks In Talks On New Netherlands Gov't, Dutch Justice Minister Wants Crackdown On Farmers Protests Other Demonstrations, Washington DC Court Rules Against Trump

    02/06/2024 8:31:05 PM PST · by Nextrush · 1 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 2/6/2024 | Nextrush/Self
    Late tonight US Central Command saying...six missiles were fired at merchant vessels in the Gulf of Aden and southern Red Sea from Yemen. One of the missiles causing damage... Ronna Romney McDaniel leaving... A bill to provide support for Israel alone without sending money to Ukraine (17.6 billion dollars) got a majority of votes in the US House but failed to pass... The Republican US House members joined Democrats to prevent impeachment of Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas... Israeli air strikes tonight in the Homs, Syria region... In Michigan Jennifer Crumbley convicted of manslaughter in the deaths of four high...
  • Argentina’s new president arrives in Israel, reiterates pledge to move embassy to Jerusalem

    02/06/2024 5:45:44 AM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 16 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 2/6/24 | Lazar Berman
    Foreign Minister Israel Katz welcomes Argentinian President Javier Milei upon his arrival to Israel at Ben Gurion Airport. Milei, who assumed office in December, reiterates his pledge to move Argentina’s embassy to Jerusalem. Katz thanks Milei, who made Israel his first bilateral overseas destination as president, for his support for Israel against Hamas and for recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. “You are a person of values ​​who is committed only to the truth,” Katz tells Milei, speaking through a translator, “and it is no wonder that you chose to come to Israel right away to support us in the just...
  • Couple sent by Iran as sleeper agents to murder Jews in Sweden

    02/06/2024 6:06:22 AM PST · by Uncle Miltie · 22 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 2/6/24 | INN Staff
    Couple sent to Sweden by IRGC lived in country for 5 years under fake names before being activated in plot to murder 3 Jewish citizens of Sweden, including community leader and dual US citizen. A couple was sent by the Iranian government to Sweden as undercover agents with the goal of murdering Jewish citizens, Radio Sweden reported. According to the investigation, the man and woman, who have been identified as Mahdi Ramezani and Fereshteh Sanaeifarid, were dispatched by Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). They were tasked with murdering three Jews in Sweden, including Aron Verständig, Chair of the Official...
  • Biden officials reverse Middle East rhetoric, signaling collapse of admin policy in the region

    02/06/2024 5:25:20 AM PST · by Red Badger · 23 replies
    Just The News ^ | Published: February 5, 2024 11:04pm | By Steven Richards
    Last week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken admitted that the Middle East was in a dangerous situation, undermining National Security Strategy Advisor Jake Sullivan's claims last fall that President Biden’s policy led to a “quieter” region and de-escalated Israeli-Palestinian conflict. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ As Iranian proxy groups throughout the Middle East continue to attack U.S. forces with drones and missiles, senior Biden Administration officials have been forced to confront a region that is increasingly more dangerous and more volatile than the one that they inherited. Experts say that the new violence in the Middle East is a direct result of a failure...