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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Darby Crash

Excerpted from The Washington Post: The army base in Iraq’s western Anbar province had been under siege by Islamic State militants for a week, so when a convoy of armored Humvees rolled up at the gate, the Iraqi soldiers at Camp Saqlawiyah believed saviors had arrived. But this was no rescue attempt. The vehicles were driven ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Of course not, because Obama's not allowing enough of them, and there's no ground follow-up. He needs to be removed from office immediately. The removal of Barack Obama from office is a national emergency that must be completed right away. Excerpted from New York Times: — After six weeks of American airstrikes, the Iraqi government’s forces ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Vicky Kirby, center Excerpted from NRO: The United Kingdom’s Labour party has suspended one of its candidates after she used her Twitter account to attack Israel and compare it to the Islamic State. According to the Mirror, Vicky Kirby, Labour’s candidate for parliament from a district in Surrey, tweeted, “Apparently you can ask IS/ISIS/ISIL questions on ask.fm. ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

ANKARA, Turkey — More than 130,000 refugees have flooded into Turkey from Syria in recent days, fleeing attacks by Islamic State militants on their villages, Turkey’s deputy prime minister said on Monday, though local officials in Syria said Kurdish militias had blunted the militants’ advance there. For nearly a week, the Islamic State, also called ISIS ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(Reuters) - A U.S. jury said on Monday Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Jurors needed less than two days to deliberate, following a six-week trial in Brooklyn federal court ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

(CNN) -- Western allies vowed a tough fight against ISIS on Monday after the terrorist group called for attacks against them. "This call for the murder of civilians along with the execution of hostages and mass slaughters testifies once again, if necessary, of the terrorists' cruelty and justifies a tireless fight," French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Hill: Some of an estimated 100 Americans who have traveled to the Middle East and joined terrorist organizations like the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have returned to the United States, a senior administration official said Monday. At a Monday briefing previewing an administration push for a United Nations resolution to ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Excerpted from The Washington Free Beacon: Iran is on the cusp of experiencing a major political crisis as regime insiders jockey for power in what intelligence reports indicate is the coming end to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei’s 25-year reign as head of the country. Khamenei, who rose to power as Iran’s second supreme leader in 1989, ...

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Sep 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Gateway Pundit: ISIS released a new audio message today by spokesman Shaykh Muhammad al-Adnani Here is the English translation to the latest speech by al-Adnani. They call John Kerry “the old uncircumcised geezer” and Obama “the mule of the Jews” and take on his lecturing on Islam: So America and its ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Institute For The Study Of War: While its forces are facing growing pressure in the North, ISIS has increased its attacks on Baghdad last week, rippling mortar fires and suicide bombings at several targets in the Iraqi capital, in a move to relieve the pressure it is facing as a result of ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

BAGHDAD (AP) — Bombs and mortar fire killed 13 people in Shiite areas in and around Baghdad on Sunday, as Iraqi security forces said they succeeded in breaking a siege on soldiers who had been surrounded by Islamic State militants west of Baghdad. Police officials said three mortar shells landed on a residential area in Sabaa ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

TIRANA, Albania - Pope Francis denounced how extremists around the world are "perverting" religion to justify violence as he arrived Sunday in Albania, a Balkan nation where Christians and Muslims endured brutal religious oppression under communism but today live and work together peacefully. Security was unusually tight for Francis' visit to the majority Muslim country ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Monrovia (AFP) - A second deployment of United States troops arrived in Liberia on Sunday as part of an eventual mission of 3,000 soldiers helping its beleaguered health services battle the Ebola outbreak. The contingent will be focused on training local health workers and setting up facilities to help Liberia and its neighbours halt the spread ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Agencie France Presse: Two Chinese destroyers have arrived at Iran's Gulf port of Bandar Abbas, in an unprecedented visit attesting to a new rapprochement between the two countries, Iranian media reported Sunday. The four-day visit is the first time a Chinese naval vessel has called at a port in the Islamic republic, across the Gulf from ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The New York Times: The United States has conducted an escalating campaign of deadly airstrikes against the extremists of the Islamic State for more than a month. But that appears to have done little to tamp down the conspiracy theories still circulating from the streets of Baghdad to the highest levels of Iraqi ...

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Sep 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Hill: Senate Intelligence Committee Chairwoman Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) painted a gruesome picture of the violence being carried out by Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorists, describing a photo she had seen of a beheaded child dressed up for a party. “I have a picture of what I estimate to be a ...

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Sep 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

“I feel bad about the journalists who were killed and I admire greatly their courage ... but it was their choice, and when you choose to live among cutthroats, you might get your throat cut, do Americans living here really think they’re going to be next? One day it happens in the desert outside of ...

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Sep 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Independent: A blogger in ‘poor psychological condition’ has been sentenced to death after being found guilty of insulting the Prophet Mohammad on Facebook. According to an ‘informed source’, speaking to the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran, Soheil Arabi, 30, had kept eight Facebook pages under different names and admitted to posting ...

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Sep 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Daily Mail: The latest suspected ISIS propaganda film has been uploaded to YouTube and appears to feature a jihadist with an American accent. The 55-minute 'Flames of War' video was posted online today and bears hallmarks of previous Islamic State tapes including Hollywood-style effects and bloodthirsty, call-to-arms language. The clip bears the stamp of ...

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Sep 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Telegraph: Security in the Vatican has been increased after intelligence agencies reportedly intercepted an unspecified threat against Pope Francis, on the eve of his visit to Muslim-majority Albania. The number of uniformed and plain clothes police patrolling St Peter's Square during the Pope's weekly audiences on Sunday and Wednesday has been increased, sniffer ...

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Sep 20, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: Russian strategic nuclear bombers carried out air defense zone incursions near Alaska and across Northern Europe this week in the latest nuclear saber rattling by Moscow. Six Russian aircraft, including two Bear H nuclear bombers, two MiG-31 fighter jets and two IL-78 refueling tankers were intercepted by F-22 fighters on Wednesday ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Local: The Swedish Armed Forces confirmed on Friday afternoon that two Russian SU24 fighter-bombers had been detected flying over the country. According to the Foreign Ministry, the planes passed through Swedish airspace to the south of Öland last Wednesday at lunchtime. The planes were one kilometre inside Swedish territory for about 30 seconds. The ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Telegraph: The super-rich are looking to protect their wealth through buying record numbers of "Italian job" style gold bars, according to bullion experts. The number of 12.5kg gold bars being bought by wealthy customers has increased 243% so far this year, when compared to the same period last year, said Rob Halliday-Stein ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Hill: The United States next week will try to secure a unanimous United Nations Security Council resolution demanding countries tighten laws to prevent the flow of foreign fighters to terror groups, national security adviser Susan Rice said Friday. "It will increase the obligations on states to try to prevent and deter the flow ...

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Sep 19, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Washington Free Beacon: Just ahead of the vote to determine whether Scotland remains part of the United Kingdom, some pranksters set up a fake border checkpoint between the two countries. The group was made up of both Scots and Brits looking for a good laugh, according to the Telegraph. ...

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