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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israel agreed Wednesday to halt its airstrikes on Gaza for five hours in order to allow humanitarian aid, following a request from the United Nations Relief and Works Agency. The military said in a statement Wednesday that it would hold its fire for five hours starting at 10:00 a.m. local time on ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(AINA) — ISIS has ordered government workers to stop giving rations to Christians and Shiites in Mosul, according to a report by Younes Thonon for ankawa.com. The official in charge of distributing rations in the Rifaq neighborhood said he had received orders from ISIS to cut the rations. Mr. Fadel Younis, the official in charge for ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Via idfnadesk: IDF aircraft target an underground rocket launching site and various ammunition warehouses in Gaza. Secondary explosions can be seen, proving there were weapons and ammunition stored inside.

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM (AP) — An Egyptian truce proposal for the conflict in Gaza unraveled Tuesday after the Islamic militant Hamas rejected the plan. Gaza militants launched scores of rockets at Israel, which after halting fire for hours finally responded with what Hamas security said were more than two dozen air strikes. The speedy resumption of violence, less ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Republicans sympathize with Israel in its conflict with Palestinians increasingly more strongly than Democrats do, according to a new Pew Research Center survey, opening up the widest partisan gap on American opinion on Israel since available polling in the late 1970s. In a survey taken July 8-14, as Israel took military action ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: Sunni radicals with the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) may have captured as many as 52 U.S.-made M198 howitzers in their march across Iraq in June. “They shouldn’t have too much trouble shelling large area targets like a city if they have sufficient ammo,” Jeremy Binnie of the British ...

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 15, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

July 15, 2014: Afghan doctors assist civilians who were wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle near a crowded market and a mosque, in the main hospital in Sharan, capital of Paktika province, Afghanistan.AP Excerpted from FOX NEWS: An Afghan government official says that at least 89 people were killed and more than 40 ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BREAKING NEWS: For the first time in History Israel is attacked from 4 fronts on same day, Sinai, Lebanon, Syria, and Gaza.— PzFeed Top News (@PzFeed) July 14, 2014 Sinai: Update: 4 lightly injured in recent rocket attack on Eilat pic.twitter.com/hp99Bi1xIK— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) July 14, 2014 Lebanon: Also Monday, rockets were fired at Israel from southern Lebanon, reported ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: The Egyptian government on Monday proposed a ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian groups in the Gaza Strip according to which the two sides would end “hostilities” as of 9 a.m. Tuesday. The proposal, which was published on the eve of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s expected visit to Cairo, states that ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: Rep. Trent Franks (R., Ariz.) called President Obama’s support for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas “an unprecedented act of cowardice and betrayal”, in a passionate speech Friday on the House floor. Franks characterized Obama’s backing of Palestine as a “flushed and breathless rush to embrace terrorists launching rockets at Israeli children.” Keep Reading

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

AL ARABIYA – The United States on Monday warned against any Israeli ground invasion of Gaza, saying it would put even more civilians at risk than are currently in the crossfire of attacks on Hamas. But the White House stopped short of criticizing Israel over the civilian toll so far in Gaza of the offensive, saying ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KABUL, Afghanistan — Secretary of State John Kerry was hailed as a hero in Afghanistan on Monday after he helped end a paralyzing presidential election impasse that had raised fears the country would once again tip into civil war. "John Kerry is the greatest American and the best friend of Afghanistan. He helped prevent this country ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: The Israel Defense Forces released video on Monday of an air strike on a terror target in Gaza that was aborted due to multiple civilians in the area. The video, released by the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, shows that immediately upon being told by the pilot that there were multiple civilians and “possibly ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

WASHINGTON — A classified military assessment of Iraq’s security forces concludes that many units are so deeply infiltrated by either Sunni extremist informants or Shiite personnel backed by Iran that any Americans assigned to advise Baghdad’s forces could face risks to their safety, according to United States officials. The report concludes that only about half of ...

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Jul 14, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Israel's military said Monday it downed a drone along its southern coastline, and fired two deadly airstrikes into the Gaza Strip, in its week-long campaign against Islamic militants. The drone came from Gaza and was shot down by a Patriot surface-to-air missile near the southern city of Ashdod, the military said. ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Tel Aviv, Israel — It was more of the same Friday for the residents of Tel Aviv, as two massive blasts caused by Iron Dome battery missiles intercepted Hamas’s long-range rockets, shaking the skies Friday night. The intercept marks the 10th and 11th rockets fired from Gaza toward Tel Aviv in the past 30 or ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DICK CHENEY AND LIZ CHENEY: As the jihadists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) capture territory and establish a caliphate stretching across the now-eradicated Syria-Iraq border, hard-won gains secured with American blood and treasure are being lost. We are watching the rise of potentially the gravest threat to our national ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST:The al-Qaeda-linked Abdullah Azzam Brigades, which has claimed responsibility in the past for rocket fire at Israel from Lebanon, now claims, for the first time, that it is behind rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip. According to information gleaned by the Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor of MEMRI (the Middle East Media ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: The al Qaeda-inspired terrorist army in Iraq ultimately wants to capture Baghdad International Airport and begin a campaign to destabilize neighboring Jordan, an important U.S. ally, analysts say. The Islamic State organization — formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant — is attempting to move within striking distance as Iraqi ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

VIENNA-- The United States is prepared to facilitate a cessation of hostilities between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip, US President Barack Obama told Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu by phone today. In the call, Obama "reiterated the United States’ strong condemnation of continuing rocket fire into Israel by Hamas and other terrorist organizations in Gaza ...

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Jul 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

July 11, 2014: A Lebanese army personnel inspects the remains of a shell that was suspected of having been launched from Lebanon to Israel, near the village of El Mari in Southern Lebanon. (Reuters) Excerpted from JPOST: One rocket was fired from Lebanon on Friday morning on a village in the Upper Galilee. There were no ...

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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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