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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TIMES OF ISRAEL: Senior US officials said Friday that a request by Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon to meet with Vice President Joe Biden, Secretary of State John Kerry and National Security Adviser Susan Rice, was denied by the Obama administration. According to a report in Ynet, the officials said the administration was settling scores with Ya’alon ...

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Oct 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants used chlorine gas during fighting with security forces and Shiite militiamen last month north of Baghdad, Iraqi officials said on Friday. The use of chlorine gas as a weapon adds a new concern to the turmoil in the country. The reports, if confirmed, would be the first time the Sunni ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: The Iranian president’s senior advisor has called President Barack Obama “the weakest of U.S. presidents” and described the U.S. leader’s tenure in office as “humiliating,” according to a translation of the highly candid comments provided to the Free Beacon. The comments by Ali Younesi, senior advisor to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, come as Iran ...

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Oct 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via TIMES OF ISRAEL: Less than a day after a terrorist attack on a light rail station in Jerusalem in which a three-month-old baby was killed, tensions flared in the capital. Early Thursday morning, a Jewish kindergarten in East Jerusalem was pelted with rocks. No casualties were reported in the incident, which took place in the Ma’ale ...

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Oct 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via PAMELA GELLER: The ummah is busy at work today — just as Muslim supporters of the Islamic State are cheering the terror attacks in Canada today, Hamas and Gazan Muslims are applauding the jihad in Israel. BREAKING: Infant Dead, Pedestrians Hurt as Hamas Terrorist Rams Train Station in Jerusalem (VIDEO, PHOTOS), Algemeiner, October 22, 214 A three-month-old ...

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Oct 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

VIA Associated Press: Four former Blackwater security guards were found guilty Wednesday in the 2007 shootings of more than 30 Iraqis in Baghdad, and a federal judge ordered them immediately to jail. In an overwhelming victory for prosecutors, a jury found Nicholas Slatten guilty of first-degree murder. The three other guards -- Paul Slough, Evan Liberty and ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Former Marine Joshua Hartley believes a secret bunker in Iraq held chemical and biological weapons. He told FoxNews.com about his platoon finding unspent shells that he said contained chemical weapons. Via FOX NEWS: The U.S. Marines who guarded the sprawling complex in northwest Iraq where Saddam Hussein’s 1980s war machine churned out some of the most deadly ...

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Oct 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE DAILY BEAST: There’s one man, some Republicans say, who kept the public from learning about the chemical shells littered around the Iraqi battlefield. He was Bush's most important political adviser. Starting in 2004, some members of the George W. Bush administration and Republican lawmakers began to find evidence of discarded chemical weapons in Iraq. But ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei promised increased support for Palestinian terrorists and urged them to stockpile arms in anticipation of a new war on Israel, according to public comments made Thursday following his meeting with members of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) terror group. “Fighting the Zionist regime [Israel] is a war of destiny,” ...

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Oct 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

A Taliban sniper managed to get a non-fatal headshot on a Marine's helmet while the Marines were conducting a joint helicopter raid in the Now Zad district, Helmand Province in 2013.

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Oct 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Do they include a tour of where they hang gays? Via WEEKLY STANDARD: If you've been dying to go to Iran, this might be your chance. The New York Times is selling a 13-day tour of Iran, guided by a Times journalist--Elaine Sciolino--for a mere $6,995. "Promotional material for the tour on the Times website ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WFB: A video posted on Monday shows Palestinian youth firing on Israeli police from inside Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa Mosque–the third holiest site for Muslims in the world and the center of Jerusalem’s Muslim community. Clashes between Israeli police and Palestinian youth erupted Monday morning when Palestinian protesters demonstrated against Orthodox Jews visiting the Al Aqsa Mosque ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Pamela Geller: While @BenAffleck weeps for the savages, and in between the ninth and tenth holes President Obama declares that the Islamic State has nothing to do with Islam, the devout Muslim group continues to conquer swaths of the Middle East in the cause of jihad. BAGHDAD — Islamic State fighters on Monday seized control of ...

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Oct 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

U.S. troops remove a damaged vehicle, which was hit by a suicide attack, in Kabul October 13, 2014. A suicide car bomber rammed a foreign convoy along a major road out of Afghanistan's capital Kabul early on Monday, killing at least one person, authorities said. (REUTERS/Omar Sobhani) (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber rammed a NATO ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Tehran (AFP) - One of Iran's top nuclear negotiators signalled on Friday that talks with world powers could be extended beyond November's deadline, given big barriers standing in the way of a deal. With both sides speaking of wide gaps in what limits should be placed on Iran's nuclear programme, the next round of talks will ...

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Oct 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: The Iraqi Defense Ministry confirmed on Friday that members of the Islamic State group have moved on Abu Ghraib, which puts them roughly eight miles from Baghdad’s international airport. The advance of the terrorist army comes just one day after a suicide bomber detonated a car at a police checkpoint 35 miles outside the ...

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Oct 9, 2014 No Comments ›› spratico

Via The Long War Journal - The Islamic State has released photographs purporting to show its fighters downing an Iraqi helicopter near Baiji with a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS). The photos were disseminated on Twitter by Islamic State supporters after being posted elsewhere on the Internet. The terrorist organization has taken to releasing its propaganda via ...

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Oct 9, 2014 No Comments ›› spratico

From Ynetnews - The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a Tuesday night explosion at the French Cultural Center in Gaza City, according to an unverified proclamation published Wednesday morning in the Strip. The announcement said this was "the debut operation for the Islamic State group in the Gaza Strip." Around midnight local time, several ...

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Oct 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — An Australian jet fighter has made the country's first airstrike against an Islamic State target in Iraq since the Australian government committed its air force to combat missions, defense officials said on Thursday. The Australian Defense Force did not say what type of facility had been attacked or where in northern Iraq it ...

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Oct 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON TIMES: The Islamic State holds just about the same number of towns in Iraq today as it did two months ago, when the U.S. began a bombing campaign to whittle down the terrorist army and support Iraqi ground troops trying to retake territory. More troubling, analysts say, is that the Islamic State, also known by ...

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Oct 5, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

IRBIL, Iraq — The United States sent helicopters into combat against Islamic State targets west of Baghdad on Sunday, the first time low-flying Army aircraft have been committed to fighting in an engagement that the Obama administration officials has promised would not include “boots on the ground.” The U.S. Central Command, in a statement about U.S. ...

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Oct 4, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

They were the first U.S. soldiers to set foot in this remote corner of Logar province in more than three years. Deployed to support an Afghan battalion, they did not intend to engage in combat. The Taliban, however, had other plans for them. “Our role wasn’t really to fight,” said Lt. Graham Hennig, a platoon ...

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Oct 3, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — The American official coordinating the international coalition fighting the Islamic State said on Friday that the Iraqi military would not be ready for a campaign to retake Mosul, the largest Iraqi city under insurgent control, for as much as a year. Mosul has become a symbol of the strength of the Islamist insurgency, which ...

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