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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday. "This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via ARMY TIMES: About 200 soldiers from the 3rd Infantry Division headquarters will deploy to Afghanistan in November, officials announced Tuesday. Once deployed, the soldiers from Fort Stewart, Georgia, will assume their role as the U.S. Forces Afghanistan National Security Element. The deployment will include a supporting element in Qatar and a liaison in Kuwait, according to ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Add another item to the list of insults officials in the Obama administration have lobbed at Benjamin Netanyahu. A senior Obama administration official recently described the Israeli prime minister as “chickenshit,” according to Jeffrey Goldberg of The Atlantic. The list also includes descriptions such as "recalcitrant, myopic, reactionary, obtuse, blustering, pompous, and 'Aspergery,' " ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 34 people Monday, authorities said. The deadliest attack struck the outskirts of the Sunni town of Jurf al-Skhar, where the suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden Humvee ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — From the battlefield near Baiji, an Islamic State jihadist fired a heat-seeking missile and blew an Iraqi Army Mi-35M attack helicopter out of the sky this month, killing its two crew members. Days later, the Islamic State released a chilling series of images from a video purporting to capture the attack in northern Iraq: ...

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Oct 26, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Camp Leatherneck , the Corps' last remaining base in Afghanistan, was transferred to the Afghan National Army on Sunday. (Cpl. Meredith Brown / Marine Corps) Via Military Times: Marines in Afghanistan handed over the Corps’ last remaining base there to Afghan National Army troops Sunday, marking the official end of the service’s primary work in support of ...

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Oct 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via YNET NEWS: "There is a crisis with the Americans and it needs to be addressed as a crisis," Finance Minister Yair Lapid said Saturday after ongoing tensions between Washington and Jerusalem led US officials to block Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon from meeting with senior administration officials during his current US visit. "We mustn't pretend there isn't ...

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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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