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  • Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian slap video teen gets eight months in plea deal

    03/21/2018 8:30:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 16 replies
    BBC World News ^ | March 21 , 2018 | BBC
    A Palestinian teenager arrested after slapping an Israeli soldier has accepted a plea deal that will see her serve eight months in prison. Ahed Tamimi had agreed to plead guilty to four of the 12 charges she faced, including assault, her lawyer said. She will also pay a fine of 5,000 shekels ($1,440) and accept a further eight-month jail term, suspended. The 17 year old was detained after being filmed confronting two armed soldiers outside her home in December. The court's decision means she will be released this summer because the sentence includes time served, her lawyer Gaby Lasky was...
  • Florida Man Allegedly Shouts ‘Allah Akbar,’ Shoots Wife, Knifes Children, Sets House On Fire

    03/21/2018 10:36:56 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 21 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/20//18 | Joshua Gill
    A Florida man allegedly shouted “Allah Akbar” repeatedly as police arrested him for shooting his wife, stabbing his two children, and setting his house ablaze. Police arrested Ronnie Oneal, who identifies as a member of The Nation of Islam, at the house of his partner Kenyatta Barron, in Riverview, Florida in response to a 911 call from Barron claiming that she had been shot, according to Tampa Bay Times. Officers found Barron dying of a gunshot wound in the front yard of a neighboring house. Firefighters responding to a fire set in Barron’s house found Barron and Oneal’s 9-year-old son,...
  • Special Briefing from Pastor John Hagee [Video report regarding 2007 strike against Syria 2:36 min]

    03/21/2018 11:05:25 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 9 replies
    OfficialCUFI via You Tube ^ | March 21, 2018 | Pastor John Hagee
    Special Briefing from Pastor John Hagee
  • Declassified: How an Israeli operation derailed Syria’s nuclear weapons drive

    03/21/2018 11:35:06 AM PDT · by beaversmom · 14 replies
    Defense News ^ | March 21, 2018 | Barbara Opall-Rome
    Link only because of copyright: Declassified: How an Israeli operation derailed Syria’s nuclear weapons drive
  • Abbas Calls U.S. Ambassador to Israel a ‘Settler, Son of a Dog’

    03/21/2018 5:57:42 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 21 replies
    freebeacon ^ | March 20, 2018 | Conor Beck
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday attacked U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman as a "son of a dog" and a "settler." Abbas' attack on Friedman came during a Palestinian leadership meeting where Abbas once again criticized President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Times of Israel reports. Abbas added that Trump "views the settlements as legitimate," a reference to Israeli settlements on areas of land considered by Palestinians to be their own. Abbas used the point on settlements, which the PA views as illegal, as a segway to attack Friedman. "More than one...
  • At least 1 hurt in new reported package explosion in southwestern Austin

    03/20/2018 5:28:49 PM PDT · by rdl6989 · 51 replies
    fox news ^ | March 20, 2018
    At least one person was injured Tuesday night in yet another reported package explosion in Austin, Texas, investigators said -- just the latest in a string of blasts that have killed at least two people over the past month. Tuesday night's explosion unfolded on West Slaughter Lane and Brodie Lane in southwestern Austin, the county's EMS tweeted. "Unknown severity of injuries at this time. Avoid the area and expect closures. More to follow."
  • Call to UN Secretary-General: Suspend Human Rights Commissioner

    03/20/2018 4:52:47 AM PDT · by judeasamaria · 7 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | March 20, 2018 | Mordechai Sones
    Citizens from more than 30 countries around the world appealed to the UN Secretary-General to suspend UN Human Rights Commissioner Zaid Ra'ad al-Hussein after calling Judea and Samaria communities a "war crime", following the latest report he issued regarding the pace of construction for Jews in Judea and Samaria. "While tens of thousands of people are being slaughtered in Syria, and while women's rights are being disregarded in Iran, the Human Rights Commissioner is issuing a report on the settlement movement in Israel, which details construction information, calling it a war crime", mentioned the letter. "The Commissioner' s obsession with...
  • Gaffney rebukes Al-Jazeera’s intimidation tactics and condemns use of discredited SPLC as source

    03/20/2018 10:07:26 AM PDT · by LSUfan · 8 replies
    Center for Security Policy ^ | 19 March 18 | Frank Gaffney
    I received today an email with an attached so-called “legal letter” from a senior producer at Al Jazeera Media Network. One need look no further than the letterhead, “Confidential” marking and warnings at the bottom of that attachment to recognize that, quite apart from its content, this email is intended to threaten and intimidate. It asked for my prompt written response to several allegations about me and my organization, the Center for Security Policy. Those allegations are clearly defamatory. These unfounded charges say more about the purported “experts” who have made them than about those they are smearing. According to...
  • U.S. Actually Agrees With Iran and Syria, Says Turkey Is Helping ISIS By Attacking Afrin

    03/20/2018 8:03:32 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 7 replies
    Newsweek ^ | March 20, 2018 | Tim O'Connor
    The U.S. found itself on Monday roughly aligned with Syria and Iran—two nations it regularly condemns—over their mutual opposition to a Turkish offensive that has rocked the alliances of a seven-year civil war. Washington hails Turkey as both a fellow NATO Western military alliance member and a partner in the fight against the Islamic State militant group (ISIS), but Ankara's ongoing offensive against a mostly Kurdish city in northwestern Syria has caused Pentagon-backed Kurdish fighters to redirect their efforts away from battling jihadis, frustrating the U.S.-led coalition. As Turkey and the mostly Arab Sunni Muslim insurgents of the Free Syrian...
  • British woman Anna Campbell who joined all-female fighting unit killed in Syria

    03/19/2018 9:20:19 PM PDT · by BBell · 105 replies
    A British woman fighting with a Kurdish armed unit has died in Syria, her father has said. Anna Campbell, 26, from Lewes, East Sussex, died on March 15 in Afrin while with the Kurdish Women's Protection Units, the YPJ. It is feared she was killed by Turkish airstrikes. Ms Campbell - who had dyed her fair hair black so she would not stand out - is the first British woman to have been killed in Syria with the Kurds and the first Briton to be killed in the battle for Afrin. Seven other Britons have died in the country while...
  • The Latest: 8 Security Council members demand Syria action

    03/19/2018 8:42:29 PM PDT · by NorseViking · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | March 20, 2018 | Stuff
    Eight Security Council nations say it's "imperative" that the U.N. body "immediately pursue decisive action" to achieve a cease-fire in Syria if U.N. member states, especially Russia and its ally Syria, don't implement a resolution demanding a cessation of hostilities. A letter sent to all 15 council members on Monday expresses "profound concern" about the lack of implementation of the Feb. 24 resolution demanding a cease-fire throughout Syria without delay to deliver humanitarian aid and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. It singles out Russia and Syria as key to implementation. The letter was signed by France, Kuwait, Peru, Poland,...
  • US-South Korean military exercises to begin April 1

    03/19/2018 7:33:16 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 2 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 19, 2018 9:32 PM EDT | Robert Burns
    At a potentially pivotal moment of diplomacy with North Korea, the Pentagon said Monday that annual U.S.-South Korean military exercises that had been postponed for the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics will begin April 1. In a brief statement, the Pentagon said Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and his South Korean counterpart, Song Young-moo, agreed to go forward with the maneuvers, known as Foal Eagle and Key Resolve, “at a scale similar to” that of previous years. North Korea has been notified of the schedule “as well as the defensive nature” of the exercises, the Pentagon said. The timing and size of the...
  • The Trump-Kim Summit Is Not a Negotiation; It's a Surrender (USA holds royal flush in poker game)

    03/19/2018 9:00:07 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 15 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/18/2018 | Mark S. Hanna
    North Korea's nuclear WMD program was achieved not accidentally, but through systematic deception over the last quarter-century, using peace talks, denuclearization commitments, and diplomatic overtures for one purpose: to buy time to research, gain the resources necessary, and then deploy a formidable and unstoppable nuclear weapons administration capable of finishing the Korean War in "Final Victory" by reuniting with South Korea on the North's terms.  These terms, of course, include removing the "imperialist" U.S. from the Korean peninsula.  (It should be noted that their view, the Korean War was only postponed according to the 1953 Korean Armistice Agreement but is now...
  • Assad films himself driving to Ghouta to demonstrate victory

    03/19/2018 7:39:19 AM PDT · by NorseViking · 27 replies
    Reuters/Yahoo ^ | March, 19 2018 | Stuff
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - President Bashar al-Assad flaunted government advances in Syria's seven-year war by filming himself driving to meet frontline soldiers near Damascus, making a video of the journey from the city center into areas recently recaptured. "The road is open... everything is running now in the city and in Syria," he said in the video, describing a road that had previously been cut by sniper fire and saying it was now easier to travel around the country. The video, released overnight after a trip on Sunday, showed Assad in sunglasses at the wheel of his Honda car, speaking about...
  • The Latest: British woman killed fighting with Syrian Kurds

    03/19/2018 6:42:37 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 13 replies
    She is the first foreign national to die in the battle for Afrin. She is also the first British female fighter and the eighth Briton to die fighting alongside the Kurdish militia in Syria. The Press Association says Campbell was 26 years old from Lewes, East Sussex. Macer Gifford, a Briton who travelled with Campbell, said they arrived last May to eastern Syria, where they joined the U.S-backed Kurdish militia to fight against Islamic State militants. Gifford returned home after the fall of the city of Raqqa last summer. Gifford told The Associated Press via Twitter that Campbell, an animal...
  • D.C. lawmaker says recent snowfall caused by ‘Rothschilds controlling the climate’

    03/18/2018 5:33:43 PM PDT · by Libloather · 73 replies
    A D.C. lawmaker responded to a brief snowfall Friday by publishing a video in which he espoused a conspiracy theory that Jewish financiers control the weather. D.C. Council member Trayon White Sr. (D-Ward 8) posted the video to his official Facebook page at 7:21 a.m. as snow flurries were hitting the nation’s capital. The video, shot through the windshield of a car driving west on Interstate 695 through downtown Washington, shows snowy skies while White narrates. “Man, it just started snowing out of nowhere this morning, man. Y’all better pay attention to this climate control, man, this climate manipulation,” he...
  • FDNY hero who evacuated hundreds on 9/11 dies at 45 of cancer

    03/18/2018 5:28:57 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | 03/18/2018 | Nicole Darrah
    A New York City firefighter, who heroically aided in the evacuation of hundreds of people in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001 as the deadliest terror attack in U.S. history unfolded, has died. Thomas Phelan, 45, of Brooklyn, died on Friday, according to the Uniformed Firefighters Association of Greater New York. Phelan, family and friends told the New York Daily News, died from cancer linked to the toxic fumes at Ground Zero. He is one of more than 170 firefighters who have died as a result of an illness related to the attacks at the World Trade Center in 2001,...
  • Turkish ID found on Jerusalem terrorist

    03/18/2018 8:46:00 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/9/18
    Turkish identification papers have been found on the terrorist who was reportedly eliminated by security forces after he stabbed a security guard on Hagai Street in Jerusalem's Old City. .....
  • Gallup Poll Finds Highest US Support For Israel Since 1990's

    03/17/2018 12:02:06 PM PDT · by Maudeen · 16 replies
    Prophecy News Watch ^ | 3/15/2018 |
    A Gallup poll released on Tuesday found a surge in American support for Israel that hasn't been seen since the early 1990s. According to the poll, some 74 percent of Americans view Israel favorably: 83 percent of Republicans and 64 percent of Democrats.
  • German interior minister declares 'Islam does not belong' in the country

    03/17/2018 2:30:27 AM PDT · by BBell · 31 replies ^ | 3/16/18 | Justin Huggler
    Angela Merkel’s new government got off to a rocky start on Friday as the chancellor and her interior minister clashed publicly over the role of Islam in Germany society. Horst Seehofer, who became interior minister this week under a coalition deal, used his first interview since taking office to declare “Islam does not belong in Germany”. Mrs Merkel lost no time in slapping down the minister, telling a press conference: “Muslims are also part of Germany, and so their religion is just as much a part of Germany”. Mr Seehofer’s controversial remarks echoed last year’s election slogans from the nationalist...