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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama is telling Israel's leader that the United States is willing to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. Obama spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH'-hoo) on Thursday, as Israel was intensifying an bombardment of the Gaza Strip in an attempt to thwart rocket fire targeting Israel. The White House ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Ynet: The Israeli Air Force successfully struck Alaa Abed a-Nabi, a senior officer responsible for Islamic Jihad's rocket operations in Gaza, as well as two other terrorists. The IDF Spokesperson's Unit released footage of the targeted killing in the Gaza Strip.The three Hamas members were Mahmoud Valoud, Hazzam Ba'alusa, and a-Nabi. The IDF ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Air raid sirens wailed across Jerusalem Thursday as Palestinian militants continued to fire rockets across Israel, while the country’s military stepped up its offensive against the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Two plumes of smoke could be seen over the skies of downtown Jerusalem in what Israeli TV stations said was an interception of ...

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Jul 10, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The terror group Hamas has begun deploying against Israel advanced long-range missiles provided to the militant group by Iran, forcing the Israeli military to specifically target these weapons caches in air strikes, according to Israel’s ambassador to the United States. The Israeli Defense Forces has begun striking Hamas missile factories that are ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(Reuters) - Insurgents in Iraq have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the country's north, Iraq told the United Nations in a letter appealing for help to "stave off the threat of their use by terrorists in Iraq or abroad." Nearly 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of uranium compounds were kept at ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BARE NAKED ISLAM: The tankers were reportedly transporting fuel for Nato forces and were parked at the time of the attack. Taliban insurgents fighting a 13-year-war against US-led forces in Afghanistan often attack western supply convoys and claimed responsibility for the late Friday night attack.

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG PEACE: Reports coming out of eastern Syria Monday revealed that several factions within the Syrian opposition force known as the Free Syrian Army (FSA) have pledged services to the Islamic State, the group formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS). Sources and eyewitnesses said that the FSA has ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The Pentagon has a plan for dealing with Islamic State “caliph” Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi: send in the drones. Several defense officials spoke to the news network and said that the circumstances that would allow President Obama to order a drone strike are being deliberated. “He is a person of great interest to us,” ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: Three rockets were launched at Dimona in southern Israel on Wednesday afternoon. The Iron Dome intercepted one rocket before it could land, while two other rockets landed in open areas. Dimona is the location of Israel's nuclear reactor. There was no indication that rockets damaged any part of the reactor. Hamas claimed responsibility for ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Hamas' armed wing spokesman speaks during a news conference in Gaza City July 3, 2014. Photo: REUTERS Excerpted from JPOST: Hamas vowed on Tuesday to step up its attacks on Israel, threatening that all Israelis have become a target for for the terror organization's missiles. In the Gaza Strip, defiant Hamas spokesmen vowed to continue firing rockets ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted at a possible ground incursion into the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. “We have decided to intensify even further our attacks on Hamas and other terror organizations in Gaza,” Netanyahu said in a text message, as barrages of rockets from Gaza reached as far as 88 miles (142 kilometers) ...

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Jul 9, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: The military wing of Fatah sent a message on Wednesday in Hebrew to Israel that “death will reach you from the south to the north,” and advising the Israeli government and people to “flee our country and you won’t die.” The video, made available by Palestinian Media Watch, was produced by the ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via WFB Earlier Tuesday, five Hamas “naval commandos” came ashore in Israel north of the Gaza border, where they were promptly eliminated in an IDF helicopter strike. The IDF spokesperson’s unit released dramatic footage of the strike. The introduction text says in Hebrew, “Prevention of an infiltration attack from the sea by a group of ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BBC NEWS: At least 15 people have been killed in the Gaza Strip as Israel launches a major air and sea offensive against the militant group Hamas. It comes in response to Hamas firing more than 130 rockets at Israeli cities since Monday night. On Tuesday evening, militants launched several rockets towards Jerusalem but did ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

A picture taken from the southern Israeli Gaza border shows a rocket being launched from the Gaza strip into Israel, on July 8, 2014. Israeli warplanes killed at least 15 Palestinians in Gaza today, as well as another four militants who tried to infiltrate Israel by sea at the start of a major operation against ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: For second time on Tuesday evening, Gaza terrorists launch rocket at central Israel; air raid sirens sounds in Jerusalem, central Israel; Tel Aviv opens public bomb shelters; no injuries reported. Israel came under a heavy barrage of rocket fire on Tuesday night, with code red sirens sounding off in central Israel, the Jerusalem ...

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Jul 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israeli television reported Tuesday that a rocket aimed at Tel Aviv was intercepted by its "Iron Dome" defense system after the country carried out airstrikes on at least 100 sites in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip as part of a new offensive aimed at halting rocket attacks by militants. The apparent rocket attack ...

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Jul 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Afghan presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah speaks during a news conference in Kabul, July 6, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/OMAR SOBHANI (Reuters) - Afghan presidential contender Abdullah Abdullah's camp rejected preliminary results of last month's run-off election on Monday as a "coup" against the people, putting him on a dangerous collision course with his rival, Ashraf Ghani. The Independent Election ...

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Jul 6, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(AINA) -- The water purification plants in Mosul supply water for the city and surrounding areas. After taking control of Mosul on June 10, ISIS severely limited the water supply from al-Rashidiya and al-Slamiya water projects, which provide the Northern and Southern Nineveh Plain with potable water (AINA 2014-06-27, 2014-06-18). According to a report by ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

An IDF ambulance was attacked as it transported the bodies of the three Israeli teens who were abducted and killed. Photo: Facebook. Excerpted from THE ALGEMEINER: Palestinian Arabs attacked an Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) ambulance humvee on Monday that was transporting the recently discovered bodies of three murdered Israeli boys who were kidnapped on June ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says he's sending about 200 more U.S. troops to Iraq to protect Americans and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad. The announcement will bring to nearly 800 the total number of U.S. forces in and around Iraq to train local forces, secure the embassy and protect American interests. Obama notified House and ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. The grisly discovery culminated a feverish search that led to Israel's largest ground operation in the Palestinian territory in nearly a decade and raised ...

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Jun 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via WFB:

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