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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

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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

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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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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WFB: Taking a break in Jerusalem today from his attempt to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry visited with the parents of Max Steinberg, a 24-year-old Los Angeles native and IDF soldier who was killed in action in Gaza. According to the Los Angeles Jewish Journal, “Kerry ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: There are a lot of different perspectives on the military conflict between Israel and Hamas, but Alexander Gerst has one that is truly unique: He’s watching it all unfold from the International Space Station. “My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over #Gaza and #Israel,” ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

This Photo says it all.. Sec of State @JohnKerry and Netanyahu meet in Tel Aviv via @AP pic.twitter.com/hZjKhyB68W— Charles Dharapak (@Dharapak) July 23, 2014

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: More than 30,000 Israelis came out today to say a final farewell to a 24-year-old volunteer soldier from California who was killed fighting Hamas militants last weekend. Scores of soldiers dressed in the olive-green uniforms of the Israeli Defense Army wept and embraced one another at the Mount Herzl military cemetery ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from ABC NEWS: The FAA announced today that they have not lifted their ban against travel to or from Tel Aviv's airport and will prohibit travel to the country for an additional 24 hours. "The agency is working closely with the Government of Israel to review the significant new information they have provided and determine ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from NRO: One of President Obama’s top aides urged Israel to “take greater care” than it already does to spare Palestinian lives in its targeted strikes. Deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer on Tuesday that the administration agrees that Hamas initiated the conflict and that Israel has a right to defend ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from PAL WATCH: Hamas is trying to both justify and console Gaza's population over the many civilian deaths it has caused in the Gaza war. While broadcasting gruesome pictures of dead civilians, including children, a TV host explained that since in Islam a person's time of death is predetermined by Allah, the people who ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE LID: The mainstream media gets its Gaza casualty numbers from Hamas and the terrorist organization gave some insight into how they come up with their figures. The Hamas interior ministry issued guidelines to Gaza Strip social media users on how to lie about the conflict when discussing it with outsiders outsiders: ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from POLITICO: Sen. Chris Murphy on Tuesday said the substantial number of Palestinian civilians killed in Gaza could endanger U.S. national security. Appearing on MSNBC, the Connecticut Democrat cited a United Nations report that an estimated 75 percent of Palestinian casualties have been civilians, saying the statistic could be used as a recruiting tool for ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Palestinian girls at a UNRWA school in Gaza. (photo credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90) Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: For the second time in less than a week, rockets have been found in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the body said. “Today, in the course of the regular ...

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