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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from YNET NEWS: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reportedly agreed for a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire that would start at 7am Israel local time Saturday morning, according to US officials who spoke to Reuters. Netanyahu informed US Secretary of State John Kerry that he decided to accept the temporary truce proposal on Friday night, according to ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli defense minister tells troops Israel might significantly widen Gaza ground operation.

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from PAL WATCH:Hamas TV broadcast a song celebrating their claimed kidnapping of missing Israeli soldier Oron Shaul. Shaul has been MIA since his Armored Personnel Carrier was destroyed during combat in Gaza on July 17, 2014. In a mocking video, Hamas calls the "kidnapping" their "Ramadan victory" and "the most beautiful holiday gift." The ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JSPACE NEWS: Israel rejected ceasefire plans today, Israeli media is reporting. The proposal, outlined by US Secretary of State John Kerry, would have seen an immediate end to rocket fire with negotiations to be picked up by Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian leaders 48 hours later. Sources close to the story, including Israel’s Channel 10, said ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FLOOR ACTION: Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Republicans would introduce their own legislation to provide emergency funding for Israel's Iron Dome missile defense system. “Republicans are united in support of our ally Israel,” McConnell said on the Senate floor Thursday. “We can help Israel defend its civilian population against indiscriminate attacks.” The Pentagon ...

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by POLITICO's Matt Wuerker.

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Protests near the Kalandia checkpoint, July 24-25, 2014. Photo: SETH J. FRANTZMAN Excerpted from JPOST: Violence broke out Thursday night near the Kalandia checkpoint, located in the West Bank between Jerusalem and Ramallah, as residents of the West Bank village clashed with police in protests against the IDF's operation in the Gaza Strip. Some 10,000 Palestinians protested ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Some 60 shafts connect to at least 28 tunnels. (Courtesy: IDF) Excerpted from FOX NEWS: While rockets and mortar fly through the sky in Gaza and southern Israel, the focus of the Jewish state's military is underground, on the warren of tunnels they say allow Hamas operatives to move freely in and out of the Palestinian ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE HILL: Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) is threatening to block arms sales to Iraq if the Obama administration does not provide more information about military options in the country. The Senate Foreign Affairs Committee chairman on Thursday asked a top official on Iraq policy about the initial assessments by U.S. military advisers on the ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Israel is calling out a United Nations aid agency for falsely claiming that the Israeli Defense Forces did not permit civilians to evacuate a Gaza school where 15 people were killed today. The U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) laid blame for the civilian deaths on the IDF, claiming it never ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GENEVA - Militants have ordered all girls and women in and around Iraq's northern city of Mosul to undergo female genital mutilation, the United Nations said on Thursday. The "fatwa" issued by the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS) would potentially affect 4 million women and girls, U.N. resident and humanitarian coordinator in Iraq ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: From the video: Hamas has turned Wafa Hospital into a command center and a rocket-launching site. Hamas has fired at Israel and at IDF forces from the hospital. As a result, the IDF repeatedly conveyed warnings to the hospital staff and urged civilians to leave the area. Hamas continued firing from ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fox News: Secretary of State John Kerry's proposals for a cease-fire that would halt the fighting in the Gaza Strip have been resisted by the Islamic militant group Hamas, who insist that any truce agreement must meet the group's main demand that a joint Israeli-Egyptian blockade of the territory be lifted. "When it comes ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Aviation Administration has lifted its ban on U.S. flights to Israel, which it had imposed out of concern over the risk of planes being hit by Hamas rockets. The agency made its decision late Wednesday after working with other U.S. government entities to assess the security situation in Israel. Its decision ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Reza Kahlili/THEDC: Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, stated on Wednesday that the only solution for the region is the destruction of Israel, and that the armed confrontation must expand beyond Gaza. Meanwhile, revolutionary guards announced new missiles which could destroy Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system. Fars News Agency, a media outlet run by ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Pamela Geller: The Israeli soccer team Maccabi Haifa was playing soccer in Lille in France when, in the middle of the game, violent Muslims took the field. They attacked the Maccabi players, forcing an end to the game. (Video thanks to JS) Excerpted from YNET NEWS: Anti-Israel protesters invaded the pitch and physically confronted ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CNN: In an interview recorded Wednesday with CNN’s Becky Anderson (@beckycnn), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being a “terror state,” saying that the country’s operation in Gaza was “creating a wave of terror.” Erdogan also denied that the governments of Turkey or Qatar were involved in the funding of Hamas’ ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: Their lives and deaths highlight the heroism of lone soldiers – men and women who leave “the good life” in the Diaspora to defend the Jewish state. There has been an overwhelming outpouring of solidarity over the three lone soldiers (in Israel without close family) killed in clashes with Hamas in the Gaza ...

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