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Aug 11, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: Hamas executed dozens of diggers responsible for its extensive tunnel system in past weeks, fearing the workers would reveal the site locations to Israel, a report on the Mako website’s army blog said. There was no independent confirmation of the report (link here in Hebrew). The tunnelers, many of whom constructed the ...

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Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call/Getty Excerpted from DAILY BEAST: President Obama’s limited strikes on ISIS in northern Iraq are “pinpricks” that are “meaningless” and “worse than nothing,” according to one of his fiercest foreign policy critics, Sen. John McCain. By committing U.S. military forces to fight again in Iraq while explicitly limiting the mission to protection of American ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

ISIS mortar teams have been shelling Erbil, where we have a consulate. So, in order to protect our consulate, we twice today struck ISIS troops responsible for that shelling, but we launched absolutely no attacks on the ISIS troops besieging the Yazidis and Christians, particularly the ones trapped on the mountain. Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD (AP) — The spokesman for Iraq's human rights ministry says hundreds of women from the Yazidi religious minority have been taken captive by militants from the Islamic State group. Kamil Amin says the women are below the age of 35 and some are being held in schools in Iraq's second largest city, Mosul. He said ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WARNING, GRAPHIC Prisoners: Members of the Sunni Shaitat tribe are rounded up and marched to their deaths in Syria by fighters from ISIS in a series of horrific images posted online by the jihadist group Excerpted from DAILY MAIL: The latest victims of the ISIS campaign of terror in Syria and Iraq have been revealed in ...

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The aircraft carrier George H.W. Bush, in the Arabian Gulf on Friday, has been assigned to support the mission in Iraq. Excerpted from NBC NEWS: The United States dropped laser-guided bombs on ISIS artillery in Iraq on Friday, the Pentagon said — the beginning of airstrikes threatened a day earlier by President Barack Obama. The bombs, ...

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Aug 8, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from GATEWAY PUNDIT: Mark Arabo, national spokesman for “Ending Genocide in Iraq,” spoke with CNN about the decimation of the Christian community by ISIS in Iraq. “A Christian Holocaust is in our mist. We are actually calling this a Christian genocide… Day by day, it is getting worse and worse. More children are being beheaded. ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says he has authorized the U.S. military to launch targeted airstrikes if Islamic militants advance toward American personnel in northern Iraq. He also has announced that the military carried out airdrops of humanitarian aid Thursday to Iraqi religious minorities threatened by the extremists. "Today America is coming to help," he ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE BLAZE: UPDATE: Hamas has violated the cease-fire deal between the terrorist group and Israel, according to the Israeli Defense Forces. IDF said on Twitter that Hamas fired two rockets at southern Israel on Thursday. Moments ago, 2 rockets fired from Gaza hit southern Israel. Terrorists have violated the cease-fire.— IDF (@IDFSpokesperson) August 8, 2014 GAZA ...

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IRBIL, IRAQ — Jet aircraft attacked Islamic State positions outside the town of Kalak, 25 miles northwest of Irbil, the capital of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdish region, a resident of Kalak told McClatchy early Friday. The resident, reached by phone from Irbil, said she had seen the aircraft and had heard the explosions coming from behind Islamic ...

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Lt. Gen. Mick Bednarek is the top U.S. officer serving in Iraq. He stressed that the Islamic State is a global threat, not a local one. (Thomas Brown/Staff) Excerpted from MILITARY TIMES: The violent advances of Islamic militants in Iraq is not an isolated problem but rather a “growing global challenge” that needs to be dealt ...

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Excerpted from ABC NEWS: The United States is sending cargo planes to drop pallets of humanitarian aid and supplies to stranded Iraqi citizens threatened by the militant Islamic group ISIS, according to U.S. officials. The air drops have begun, officials told ABC News. The emergency effort is being deployed to help a group of 40,000 Yazidis, a ...

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Aug 7, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from CNEW: A contact sent us the following message: Date: August 6, 2014 Subject: Report from Assyrian Aid Society of Iraq This report was sent to us by Ms. Christina Patto, VP Assyrian Aid Society of Iraq. Here what she wrote: Here is our report and some of our testimony concerning the events happening now in North of ...

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