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Mar 27, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Brilliant plan. Arm all the world's Muslim nations with nukes by starting an arms race by arming Iran. Excerpted from The Independent: Saudi Arabia will not rule out building or acquiring nuclear weapons, the country’s ambassador to the United States has indicated. Asked whether Saudi Arabia would ever build nuclear weapons in an interview with US news ...

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Mar 27, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via POLITICO: Barack Obama faces a slew of Middle East crises that some call the worst in a generation, as new chaos from Yemen to Iraq — along with deteriorating U.S.-Israeli relations — is confounding the president’s efforts to stabilize the region and strike a nuclear deal with Iran. The meltdown has Obama officials defending their management ...

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Mar 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Yemenis search for survivors under the rubble of houses that allegedly were destroyed by a Saudi air strike, in Sana'a, Yemen, March 2015. (SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt) — Egyptian security and military officials say Saudi Arabia and Egypt will lead a ground operation in Yemen against Shiite rebels and their allies after a campaign of airstrikes ...

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Mar 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

An Iraqi Shiite militiaman with the so-called Imam Ali Brigades in Tikrit on Wednesday, as the U.S. said it had begun airstrikes against Islamic State militants there because of the failure of Iran-backed Shiite fighters to retake the city. Photo: Associated Press WASHINGTON — U.S. warplanes began hitting the Islamic State extremist group in ...

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Mar 18, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Mar 18, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Clashes between Iraqi security forces and allied Shiite militias and Islamic State fighters in Tikrit, Tuesday Photo credit: AP Via Israel Hayom: U.S. officials tell The New York Times they believe Iran brought in the heavier weaponry because after nearly eight weeks of fighting, Islamic State fighters are still entrenched in large parts of Tikrit. ...

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Mar 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from JP: Funding from foreign governments to get more Israeli Arabs to vote worked, which means all right-wing people must make sure to go to the polls, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday. "The right-wing government is in danger. Arab voters are going en masse to the polls. Left-wing NGOs are bringing them on busses," ...

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Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Chilling new images released Monday show ISIS thugs advancing the Islamist army's dark agenda of eradicating Christianity from Iraq by smashing crosses, toppling statues and destroying sacred relics that have been in place for thousands of years. The latest batch of photos, culled from the Internet by watchdog Middle East Media Research ...

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Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: A powerful U.S. Senate investigatory committee has launched a bipartisan probe into an American nonprofit’s funding of efforts to oust Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after the Obama administration’s State Department gave the nonprofit taxpayer-funded grants, a source with knowledge of the panel's activities told FoxNews.com. The fact that both Democratic and Republican ...

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Mar 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

KABUL, Afghanistan – Afghanistan's Ministry of Defense says a military operation in the country's south has killed a militant commander who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. A ministry statement says Hafiz Wahidi and nine of his men were killed in the operation in Sangin district on Monday. Sangin is in the southern Helmand ...

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Mar 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Westerner introduced to camel urine Excerpted from Shoebat: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) is rearing its head again in Saudi Arabia but somehow health officials and scientists can do little more than scratch their heads when trying to explain where it comes from. The problem is the most likely cause is almost as easying as adding ...

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Feb 11, 2015 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Feb 3, 2015 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Is that a jihadi bitch or is that Moe from the 3 Stooges? #Breaking: #Jordan has executed Sadjedah al-Rishawi and Ziyad al-Karbouli - State TV pic.twitter.com/ag7O5QsOr9— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) February 4, 2015 #Jordan | The execution of Rishawi & Karbouli took place between 4:30 & 5:00 am #Amman local time [Now 5:56am] pic.twitter.com/SxCTaq11hm— Zaid Benjamin (@zaidbenjamin) February ...

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Jan 31, 2015 No Comments ›› The Assassin

Excerpted from Generational Dynamics: Hezbollah chief Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah gave a televised speech on Wednesday gloating about Wednesday's attack on an Israeli convoy that killed two soldiers. According to Nasrallah: "If Israel thinks the resistance is deterred and is scared of a conflict, I tell you now after the attack in Qunetra, ...

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Jan 22, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Nov 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – Historic negotiations with Iran will reach an inflection point on Monday, as world powers seek to clinch a comprehensive deal that will, to their satisfaction, end concerns over the nature of its vast, decade-old nuclear program. But sharing details of the deal under discussion with The Jerusalem Post on the eve of the deadline, ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON — President Obama decided in recent weeks to authorize a more expansive mission for the military in Afghanistan in 2015 than originally planned, a move that ensures American troops will have a direct role in fighting in the war-ravaged country for at least another year. Mr. Obama’s order allows American forces to carry out missions ...

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Nov 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: The New York Times edited out all mentions of a statement made by secretary of state John Kerry that condemned Palestinian leaders for calling for “days of rage” against Israel and called the synagogue attack “an act of pure terror and senseless brutality and murder.” An analysis of the New York Times in the ...

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Nov 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via yNetNews: A 32-year-old Jewish man was stabbed in his back by a Palestinian with screwdriver in Jerusalem Sunday evening and sustained light to moderate wounds. Police said the man continued walking after the stabbing, until he reached a Border Guard patrol and reported the attack. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the man was stabbed in his ...

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Nov 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

November 16, 2014: Afghan security forces inspect the site of a suicide attack in Kabul. A suicide bomber tried to assassinate a prominent female member of Afghanistan's parliament on Sunday, killing three people and wounding the lawmaker, a senior official said. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul) KABUL, Afghanistan – A suicide bomber tried to assassinate a prominent ...

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Nov 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Iraq's army chief Gen. Babakir Zebari, right, meets with U.S. Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, left, in Baghdad on Saturday. Dempsey, arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit as U.S. commanders prepare to expand American assistance to Iraqi and Kurdish forces battling ISIS. (Reuters) BAGHDAD – America's top military leader arrived Saturday to Iraq, state television ...

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Nov 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via CNS NEWS: In a new audio message, the leader of the Islamic State said that the U.S. is “stumbling in failure” because it is “unable to send ground forces to fight” ISIS in Iraq and Syria. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was thought to be wounded or even killed in a recent U.S. airstrike. But, an audio recording ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE TIMES OF ISRAEL: The US government condemned Thursday the scheduled demolition of homes belonging to Palestinians who carried out terror attacks in Israel, with State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki contending that such a move amounted to collective punishment and would only heighten tensions in the region. Psaki’s statement came hours after the Home Front Command ...

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Nov 13, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FREE BEACON: Nearly $420 million in weapons and other “sensitive items” have gone missing from U.S. Army bases in Afghanistan and are not likely to be recovered due to mismanagement and improper accounting, according to an internal report by the Pentagon’s inspector general obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Some 15,600 pieces of equipment—including “weapons, weapons ...

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Nov 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – Citing the escalating threat of the Islamic State, the U.S. announced it would delay delivery of eight F-16 fighter planes to Iraq, instead re-routing them to Arizona, where Iraqi pilots are participating in a U.S.-run training program, the Defense Department said. The Iraqis purchased the F-16 fighters -- the first of its kind ...

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