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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: More Americans say Hamas is more responsible for the current conflict in the Middle East than Israel in a Pew survey released Monday. A quarter of the public said they think Israel has gone too far in responding to the conflict. Just over a third said Israel’s response has been about right, ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Damaged Hamas prime minister's office is seen following Israeli strikes in Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014. RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A senior PLO official has called for a 24-hour humanitarian cease-fire in the Gaza war, saying he is also speaking in the name of Hamas. Yasser Abed Rabbo, secretary general of ...

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Jul 29, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Moment of impact of apparent strike early Tuesday morning along Gaza City's beach. Freeze frame from our crew video. pic.twitter.com/JkSLGhEsfs— James Novogrod (@JamieNBCNews) July 29, 2014 NBC: Thick black smoke billowed over Gaza City as the fire raged at the ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Guardian: The war in Gaza erupted afresh on Monday as Israel warned of a protracted military campaign to destroy cross-border tunnels and disarm Hamas and other militant groups. "We need to be prepared for a long operation until our mission is accomplished," Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in a televised press conference, ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from Jerusalem Post: The situation facing European Jewry is “simply intolerable, unacceptable and inexcusable,” Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker told MKs and foreign diplomats at a special session of the Knesset Immigration Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee on Monday. Calling the rise in anti-Semitic incidents accompanying Israel’s invasion of Gaza an “SOS situation,” Sloutsker ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: According to preliminary reports, Israel has struck the house of Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in the Shati refugee camp the Gaza Strip. .”The Israeli enemy struck our house twice,” Haniyeh’s son, Abed Salam Haniyeh, said in a statement. Gazans continue to report intense Israeli strikes across the Palestinian enclave. The Times of Israel ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Graffiti on a Mosul church says "real estate property of the Islamic State" - and the "N" letter refers to "Nassarah", the Koranic word for Christians Excerpted from BBC NEWS: The French government says it is ready to offer asylum to Iraqi Christians forced to flee by Islamist militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. Many ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from BUSINESS INSIDER: Khaled Meshaal, the political leader of Hamas, said in a recent interview that he has no plans to "coexist" with Israel as it is structured right now. "No. I do not want to live with a state of occupiers," Mashaal said when directly asked if he wants to "coexist" with Israel or ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

St.-Sgt. Moshe Davino Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Five IDF soldiers were killed Monday in Gaza and along the border on the 21st day of Operation Protective Edge, bringing the total military death toll to 48. The IDF released the name of Stf.-Sgt. Moshe Davino, 20, from Jerusalem as one of the soldiers killed in action ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

U.S. Diplomats and Marines close embassy and flee Libya fighting yesterday Related - ‘Freewheeling Militia Violence’ Forced U.S. To Evacuate Embassy In Libya Today, Kerry Says BEIRUT, Lebanon — Under the watchful eye of a military drone and three F-16 warplanes flying protective cover, 158 U.S. diplomats and 80 U.S. Marines evacuated the American embassy ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

MARSEILLE France (Reuters) – Thousands took to the streets of Marseille in the south of France on Sunday to show their support for Israel, the first such demonstration in the country since the start of the recent fighting in Gaza, organizers said. Some 2,000 pro-Israeli demonstrators, carrying French and Israeli flags, were separated by riot police ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Blaze: Israeli politicians from the right and left are fuming at President Barack Obama following a late-night phone call with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu calling for an “unconditional” humanitarian cease-fire, likening Obama to “background noise” and one Israeli lawmaker calling for a “cease-fire from Washington.” The new criticism came one day after ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Obama administration officials were fuming Monday over a torrent of Israeli criticism of Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas. In unusually harsh language, officials said the criticism of Kerry could put the relationship between the U.S. and Israel in jeopardy. They also said the ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from WFB: Dana is a 27 year old Israeli woman living in fear on the Gaza border. The brave young woman took to YouTube to share her story about the horrors she faces daily and to challenge the media’s pro-Hamas bias. “This isn’t a political video. I’ve never been very strong on political views, but ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Don't believe for one second it's as voluntary as this French report makes it sound. Beirut (AFP) - The Islamic State, which advocates public stoning for adultery, has opened a "marriage bureau" for women who want to wed its fighters in territory they control in Syria and Iraq. The jihadist group's office is operating from Al-Bab, a ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

GAZA (Reuters) - A huge explosion in a public garden in northern Gaza killed eight children and two adults, and wounded 40 others, Palestinian medics said on Monday. Locals blamed the blast on an Israeli air strike, but Israel denied responsibility, saying it was a misfire by a rocket launched by Hamas militants. At roughly ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Seoul (AFP) - A top-ranking North Korean military official has threatened a nuclear strike on the White House and Pentagon after accusing Washington of raising military tensions on the Korean peninsula. The threat came from Hwang Pyong-So, director of the military's General Political Bureau, during a speech to a large military rally in Pyongyang Sunday on ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Three people were killed and several others were seriously wounded in a mortar attack in the Eshkol Region next to the Gaza border late Monday afternoon. The attack moderately injured a number of other people. Emergency teams evacuated at lease nine people to to Soroka University Medical Center in Beersheba. Four ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(CNSNews.com) - House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) says the United States must look to Qatar, an ally of the terrorist group Hamas, for advice in resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. "And we have to confer with the Qataris, who have told me over and over again that Hamas is a humanitarian organization," she told CNN's "State ...

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Jul 28, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Obama doesn't want the blame for making Libya worse than it was under Qadaffi, so instead of blaming his own decision to topple him and whatever else we've done to set up and support the current government, he's blaming Qaddafi. (CNSNews.com) - The U.S. evacuated its embassy in Tripoli, Libya on Saturday -- removing even the ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

What's really on these ships? Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Amid Israel's Operation Protective Edge to stop Hamas rocket fire from Gaza, a "Freedom Flotilla" was being organized in Turkey to bring humanitarian aid to the Hamas controlled Palestinian coastal enclave. The flotilla being organized, called the "Freedom Flotilla II," is the successor of the Mavi Marmara ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: The additions bring the total number of advisers in the country to 242, still short of the 300 advisers that President Obama authorized for Iraq last month. The uptick of the additional advisers on the ground was not publicized by the administration. The last update on the advisers came on July 1st, ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Al Jazeera: The wife of Cameroon's vice prime minister, Amadou Ali, has been kidnapped and at least three other people have been killed in an attack by Boko Haram fighters on Ali's home in the northern town of Kolofata, officials have said. A local religious leader and mayor, Seini Boukar Lamine, was also kidnapped ...

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Jul 27, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

WESLACO - The Mexican train used by countless Central Americans to reach the United States-Mexico border will increase its speed to reduce the number of stowaways. The cargo train, called La Bestia (the beast), typically travels at 6 miles per hour in areas where the Central Americans climb aboard. The company that operates the train plans ...

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