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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: There is cautious optimism in US Secretary of State John Kerry's inner circle regarding the chances of a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas, Channel 10 reported on Friday. According to the report, officials close to the secretary of state, who is in the region in a bid to broker a ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Sky News: Israeli security forces have been put on heightened alert after three Palestinians were killed during a massive protest in the West Bank. The victims were among an estimated 10,000 people who clashed violently with soldiers and border police at a checkpoint in Qalandiya, between Jerusalem and Ramallah. The protest came hours after 15 ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Donetsk (Ukraine) (AFP) - Ukraine's prime minister resigned after his governing coalition collapsed, plunging the former Soviet state into political limbo as it struggles to quell a deadly rebellion in the east. The shock announcement Thursday added to an already chaotic situation in the rebel-controlled east, where international experts are carrying out a complex investigation ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Wall Street Journal: U.S. defense and diplomatic officials said Thursday that Russia is firing artillery across its border at Ukrainian military positions, an assertion that Moscow now is directly engaging in hostilities against Ukrainian government forces. The accusation represents a harsh new U.S. stance against the Kremlin in the aftermath of the ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Moscow (AFP) - Russia has begun supplying military helicopters and fighters jets to Iraq, a report said Thursday, as Iraq's defence minister visited Moscow to press for equipment to thwart a jihadist offensive. "A number of contracts with Iraq have entered into force and are being fulfilled," the Interfax news agency quoted a source in Russia's ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Bye, bye, Mr. Hamas Guy, flew my F-18 to the top of your scene... Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Day 18 shows few signs of a cease-fire: Forces kill 40 terrorists, including senior Islamic Jihad military commander and spokesman Salah Abu Hasnin; rocket barrage across country, home damaged in South. The IDF and Shin Bet struck the ...

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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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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 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

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

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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 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Chicago Tribune: Israel again pounded the Gaza Strip with bombardment on Thursday, driving up the Palestinian death toll to at least 720, while militants fired a flurry of rockets into Israeli territory, with most either falling harmlessly or intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome antimissile defense system. In the 17th day of the confrontation ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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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 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 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 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: After Hamas continued to use positions in the al-Wafa Hospital in Gaza to fire automatic weapons and anti-tank missiles on soldiers, the IDF was able to determine that the hospital was not housing patients or staff before bombing the complex, the army said Wednesday. "The hospital was used for activating war ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

The IDF on Wednesday uncovered a new tunnel shaft in Gaza, leading to an underground passage that contained IDF uniforms, maps, and weapons.

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: A new jihadi media outlet called Al-Fawaris released a video calling on Gazans to endure the military operation, saying that victory looms and that Muslims all over the world support them. According to a report published on Monday by the MEMRI (Middle East Media Research Institute) Jihad and Terrorism Threat Monitor, ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

KIEV (Reuters) - Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday, not far from where a Malaysian airliner was brought down last week in eastern Ukraine, killing all 298 passengers on board. A spokesman for Ukraine's military operations said the planes were downed near Savur Mogila, a burial mound in the Shaktersky region where ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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