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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Jerusalem (AFP) - Israel's defence minister is dropping the purchase of US V-22 Osprey aircraft, raising concerns that this could further chill already frosty relations with Washington, Israel Hayom daily said Thursday. The mass-circulation freesheet, considered close to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Moshe Yaalon's decision went against the Israeli military's wishes. The paper linked the move ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Stockholm (AFP) - Sweden on Thursday officially recognised the state of Palestine, becoming the first EU member in western Europe to do so, prompting Israel to recall its ambassador to Stockholm. "We are not picking sides. We're choosing the side of the peace process," Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallstroem told reporters as she explained the controversial ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

U.S. intelligence analysts are closely watching al-Qaida's overtures to the renegade Islamic State to reunite and fight the West, and while a full reconciliation is not on the horizon, there is evidence the two groups have curtailed their feud and are cooperating on the Syrian battlefield. The al-Qaida global terror network recently has extended olive ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said the coalition fighting the Islamic State in Iraq did not prevent the massacre of 400 people from the Albu Nimr tribe in Iraq’s al Anbar province because the U.S. did not have adequate ground intelligence to be made aware ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga forces arrive at Iraqi-Turkish border carrying heavy weapons requested by the Kurdish militia. Excerpted from The Guardian: The first Iraqi Kurdish peshmerga fighters have entered the besieged Syrian town of Kobani through the border crossing with Turkey, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The British-based monitoring group said 10 fighters moved ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The bodies of 150 members of an Iraqi Sunni tribe which fought Islamic State have been found in a mass grave, security officials said on Thursday. Islamic State militants took the men from their villages to the city of Ramadi and killed them on Wednesday night and buried them, an official in a ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Israel's closure of the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner is tantamount to a "declaration of war," Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Thursday. "This dangerous Israeli escalation is a declaration of war on the Palestinian people and its sacred places and on ...

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Oct 30, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korean officials have announced they will quarantine foreigners for 21 days over fears of the spread of the Ebola virus. An announcement distributed to foreign diplomatic missions in Pyongyang said that, regardless of country or region of origin, all foreigners will be quarantined under medical observation for 21 days. It said ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

(CNSNews.com) -- As U.S. Marines withdraw from Operation Enduring Freedom (the Afghanistan war), CNSNews.com's database on casualties shows that 418 Marines gave their lives in the conflict and that 92% of those casualties, 385 deaths, occurred since President Barack Obama took office in 2009. “U.S. Marines and service members from the United Kingdom left Regional Command ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Local: The decision to put a dozen American soldiers returning from Liberia into quarantine for Ebola at their base near Venice rather than in the United States sparked controversy in Italy on Wednesday. "They shouldn't have been sent here, they should do their quarantine for Ebola at home," said the president of the ...

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Oct 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Baghdad (AFP) - Jihadists from the Islamic State group executed Wednesday more than 40 members of a tribe that fought against them in Iraq's Anbar province, sources said. The men from the Albu Nimr tribe were killed in the Heet area, northwest of Baghdad, which was overrun by the militants earlier this month, a local leader ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MONROVIA/FREETOWN (Reuters) - Australia became the first developed country on Tuesday to shut its borders to citizens of the countries worst-hit by the West African Ebola outbreak, a move those states said stigmatized healthy people and would make it harder to fight the disease. Australia's ban on visas for citizens of Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Soldiers load the coffin into a hearse during the funeral procession for Cpl. Nathan Cirillo in Hamilton, Ontario October 28, 2014. CREDIT: REUTERS/MARK BLINCH (Reuters) - Thousands of mourners packed a church and lined the streets outside it in industrial Hamilton, Ontario, on Tuesday for the funeral of the soldier shot dead in last week’s attack ...

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

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Oct 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BEIRUT/AMMAN (Reuters) – Fighters linked to al Qaeda have seized territory from a moderate Syrian rebel group in a three-day campaign that has expanded their control into one of the few areas of northern Syria not held by hardline Islamists. Syrian opposition activist and a military commander said the Nusra Front had taken several villages in ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via FOX NEWS: Once again, a government is considering building a wall along its border with Gaza and destroying tunnels it claims Hamas uses to conduct terrorist attacks – but this time it is Egypt and not Israel. In the wake of Friday’s attack in northern Sinai, which killed 33 Egyptian soldiers, Cairo has raised the idea ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AWS: Recently, the Saudi ambassador in Turkey acknowledged that before the Unite States launched its airstrikes against the so-called Islamic state in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL), the Saudi embassy in Ankara provided the Saudi nationals who previously joined ISIL ranks and later defected and wished to return to home with passports and ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

MOSCOW — One American diplomat's tires were slashed. Another's personal email was hacked. Still others reported mysterious break-ins. The incidents are all signs, U.S. officials and experts said, that aggressive, Soviet-era counterintelligence tactics are back in fashion in Russia. The number of incidents targeting American diplomats in Moscow has increased in recent years to levels not ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via THE TELEGRAPH: David Cameron has been shoved by a protester in Leeds in a massive security breach. A member of the public confronted Mr Cameron outside Leeds Civic Hall and was seen pushing the Prime Minister before police were forced to step in. The Telegraph understands Mr Cameron was leaving the venue when the man - ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via GATEWAY PUNDIT: ISIS released a new video today from Kobane with British hostage John Cantlie. In the video Cantlie says ISIS controls Kobane today. Cantlie has been held by terrorists in Syria since 2012. It was widely believed that hostage John Cantlie was being held in a hospital basement in Aleppo, Syria. It now appears that they are ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BBC: Australia temporarily stops issuing visas to people from countries affected by Ebola, in a bid to stop the virus from entering the country. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison told parliament that Australia would suspend its immigration programme for such travellers. The restriction comes after an 18-year-old who arrived from West Africa earlier this month was ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — Two car bombings in Iraq, including one where a suicide attacker drove a Humvee into a checkpoint manned by Iraqi troops and pro-government Shiite militiamen, killed at least 34 people Monday, authorities said. The deadliest attack struck the outskirts of the Sunni town of Jurf al-Skhar, where the suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden Humvee ...

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Oct 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

BAGHDAD — From the battlefield near Baiji, an Islamic State jihadist fired a heat-seeking missile and blew an Iraqi Army Mi-35M attack helicopter out of the sky this month, killing its two crew members. Days later, the Islamic State released a chilling series of images from a video purporting to capture the attack in northern Iraq: ...

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