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May 5, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WEEKLY STANDARD: A new ad from the Center for Security Policy says the mullahs are laughing in Tehran about President Obama's concessions to Iran in the nuclear negotiations.

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Apr 28, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has arrested a total of 93 people with ties to the Islamic State group in recent months, foiling their plans to carry out multiple terrorist attacks, including a strike on the U.S. Embassy in the kingdom's capital. Interior Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Mansour al-Turki said the ...

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Apr 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via BLOOMBERG VIEW: In a closed-door meeting with Jewish Donors Saturday night, former President George W. Bush delivered his harshest public criticisms to date against his successor on foreign policy, saying that President Barack Obama is being naïve about Iran and the pending nuclear deal and losing the war against the Islamic State. One attendee at the ...

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Apr 26, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Israeli soldiers stand near the border with Syria in the Golan Heights. (photo credit:REUTERS) Via JPOST: The Israel Air Force struck and killed four terrorists who crossed into Israel from Syria and planted explosives near an abandoned IDF post on Sunday night said, a senior IDF source. The source declined to say which organization the terror ...

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Apr 25, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: The Iraqis are getting a batch of American F-16 fighter planes to run combat missions against the Islamic State, but questions remain over whether they can fly them. According to officials, the first batch of the much-awaited jets is set to arrive in the war-torn country this summer. The Iraqis purchased 18 ...

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Apr 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

SADR AL-YUSUFIYAH — Thousands of families fleeing Iraq’s western city of Ramadi choked checkpoints leading to Baghdad on Friday, after an Islamic State advance spread panic and left security forces clinging to control. A column of traffic several vehicles wide snaked for miles at a checkpoint in Sadr al-Yusufiyah, on the edge of Baghdad province, ...

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Apr 17, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE HILL: U.S. military officials are concerned that Iran's support for Houthi rebels in Yemen could spark a confrontation with Saudi Arabia and plunge the region into sectarian war. Iran is sending an armada of seven to nine ships — some with weapons — toward Yemen in a potential attempt to resupply the Shia Houthi ...

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Apr 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISIS released images on Thursday that show members destroying Christian graves in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. (courtesy of MEMRI) Via FOX NEWS: Even Iraq's dead Christians aren’t safe from ISIS. The Islamic State's campaign of terror across the war-torn nation, which has already seen countless beheadings, destruction of priceless art and religious artifacts and insistence that ...

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Apr 16, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WASHINGTON EXAMINER: In a speech already winning attention in Washington, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Wednesday compared Washington's deal with Iran to Europe's appeasement of Adolf Hitler which led to the Holocaust and world war. In a speech at a Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem to mark Holocaust Memorial Day, Netanyahu said, "Democracies cannot turn ...

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Apr 15, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via WaPo: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that Tehran was negotiating a comprehensive nuclear deal with world powers, not the U.S. Congress, and called a Senate committee’s vote to give Congress the power to review any potential deal a domestic U.S. matter. The Iranian leader, speaking in a televised speech in the northern Iranian city of ...

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Apr 12, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Attack: An ISIS militant uses a sledgehammer to destroy a several thousand years old stone slab in a video allegedly showing the group's attack on the ancient ruins of the city of Nimrud, near Mosul, Iraq BAGHDAD – Islamic State militants hammered, bulldozed and ultimately blew up parts of the ancient Iraqi Assyrian city of ...

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Apr 9, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Supporters of the Shiite Huthi militia brandish their weapons in the Yemeni capital Sanaa on April 5, 2015 (AFP Photo/Mohammed Huwais) Aden (AFP) - Washington warned Thursday it would not stand by while Tehran supports Shiite rebels in Yemen, as Iran's supreme leader denounced Saudi-led air strikes in the country as "criminal acts". In the most direct ...

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Apr 8, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: Running through a field toward cover just outside a village in the Iraqi city of Daquq, Chris Toney said he could practically feel the hail of bullets whizzing past his head. He could hear the sound of the unsettling “crack” that bullets make when they hit nearby, just another reminder that his time ...

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Apr 1, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Iraq's defense minister said security forces have achieved a "magnificent victory" over Islamic State fighters in Tikrit Wednesday, but a senior defense official told Fox News that the fighting is “block to block, especially in the northern part of Tikrit where ISIS still has fighters.” Khalid al-Obeidi said Wednesday that security forces have "accomplished ...

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Mar 31, 2015 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Mar 29, 2015 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Sharm el Sheikh (Egypt) (AFP) - Arab leaders agreed on Sunday to form a joint military force after a summit dominated by a Saudi-led offensive on Shiite rebels in Yemen and the threat from Islamist extremism. Arab representatives will meet over the next month to study the creation of the force and present their findings to ...

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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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