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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

JERUSALEM — A Hamas force wearing Israeli army uniforms emerged from a tunnel inside Israel this morning and inflicted losses on Israeli troops before being wiped out. The Hamas squad numbered at least 10 fighters, Israeli sources said. Nine were killed but an Israeli officer said at least two may have escaped through the tunnel. In initial ...

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Jul 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: A prominent American Jewish organization is denouncing The Washington Post for posting an animated cartoon on its YouTube channel depicting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu beating a Palestinian infant. The caricature is aimed at apportioning blame equally between Israel and Hamas for the suffering of Gazan civilians. It was created by Ann Telnaes, one ...

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Jul 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from BIG HOLLYWOOD: Bill Maher can say almost anything about anyone and not worry about the P.C. police storming his home or office. He's a reliably liberal voice in popular culture, and he routinely says the ugliest things about conservatives like former Gov. Sarah Palin. In short, he gets a pass thanks to both his choice ...

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Jul 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents have issued an ultimatum to northern Iraq's dwindling Christian population to either convert to Islam, pay a religious levy or face death, according to a statement distributed in the militant-controlled city of Mosul. The statement issued by the Islamic State, the al Qaeda offshoot which led last month's lightning assault to ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from THE BLAZE: CNN international correspondent Diana Magnay called a group Israelis “scum” Thursday as she says the group was cheering as Israel continued its aggressive action against Gaza. “Israelis on hill above Sderot cheer as bombs land on #gaza; threaten to ‘destroy our car if I say a word wrong’. Scum,” Magnay tweeted. She ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Thousands of Israeli soldiers backed by tanks invaded the Gaza Strip on Thursday, a military spokesman said, escalating a 10-day military operation to try to destroy Hamas' weapons arsenal, rocket firing abilities and tunnels used to send militants from the Palestinian territory into Israel. The high-stakes move was compelled by ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Some 20 rockets were found Wednesday in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the organization confirmed Thursday. The weapons were found in “the course of the regular inspection of its premises,” UNRWA said in a statement, adding that the school was vacant. “UNRWA strongly condemns ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from JPOST: IDF ground forces began to move into the Gaza Strip on Thursday evening, the prime minister's office confirmed. The purpose of the operation was to destroy the Gazan terror tunnels leading to Israel, according to a statement released by the prime minister's office. "Israel is committed to act to protect its citizens. The ...

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Jul 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 16, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from FREE BEACON: Secretary of State John Kerry offered numerous times to fly to Cairo or Jerusalem to assist in cease-fire negotiations but was told that the sides “didn’t need American mediation,” according to an account of events by Haaretz. Senior Israeli officials told Haaretz that Kerry offered to come to directly join the talks ...

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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

Via WFB

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