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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON (AP) – Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdo?an ridiculed Israel’s ground invasion of Gaza, accusing the Israeli government of “barbarism that surpasses Hitler.” Speaking at a political re-election rally in the Turkish city of Ordu, Turkey’s prime minister said that Israel has “surpassed what Hitler did to them” and declared the country a “terrorist state.” “[Israelis] ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Infidel Alie

Excerpted from IBTIMES: Nigerian Boko Haram insurgents have killed at least 11 parents of the estimated 220 missing girls who were kidnapped in Chibok, Borno State, on 14 April. The parents died before the abducted girls could be freed and reunited with their families. According to an AP report, seven missing girls' fathers were among the 51 ...

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Jul 25, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

WASHINGTON, July 25 (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday the transfer of heavy caliber multiple launch rocket systems from Russia to Ukrainian separatists appeared to be imminent, with the arms close enough to the border they could be handed over "potentially today." "We have indications that the Russians intend to supply heavier and more sophisticated ...

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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

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 THE WIRE: Today, Kremlin officials suggested that the United States has created fake evidence to implicate pro-Russian separatists in the shooting of Malaysia Airline Flight 17. Anatoly Antonov, deputy defense minister, said that U.S. intelligence did not do diligent research, and instead "mostly cited social networks." In fact, had U.S. intelligence cited only ...

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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 FOX NEWS: Obama administration officials said Thursday that Russia is firing artillery from its own territory into Ukraine to hit Ukrainian military sites, pointing to escalating Russian involvement in the deadly conflict. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf also claimed Moscow is boosting its military shipments to pro-Russian separatists. "We have new evidence that the Russians ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Pamela Geller: Good thing the British authorities banned Robert Spencer and me from speaking against jihad in the UK. They feared we would incite their Muslim population to riot. Good thing they have that all under control. The Brits banned the cure for what most seriously afflicts them. The Brits all but destroyed the ...

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Jul 24, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Meriam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag (L) and her children are photographed after landing at Ciampino Airport (EPA) (CNSNews.com) - Tony Perkins, president of the Family Research Council, said “a warning should be sounded across America” over the Obama administration’s “virtual silence” toward the Sudanese government’s persecution of Meriam Ibrahim, who was imprisoned in Sudan for being a ...

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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

U.S. airliners are told not to fly at low altitudes over northern Mali, where the plane disappeared, due to insurgent activity...developing... Yahoo: Air Algerie flight AH5017, en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers and carrying 116 people, has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters. "I can confirm that it has crashed," the official said, declining to ...

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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

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 Pamela Geller: The Israeli soccer team Maccabi Haifa was playing soccer in Lille in France when, in the middle of the game, violent Muslims took the field. They attacked the Maccabi players, forcing an end to the game. (Video thanks to JS) Excerpted from YNET NEWS: Anti-Israel protesters invaded the pitch and physically confronted ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from CNN: In an interview recorded Wednesday with CNN’s Becky Anderson (@beckycnn), Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of being a “terror state,” saying that the country’s operation in Gaza was “creating a wave of terror.” Erdogan also denied that the governments of Turkey or Qatar were involved in the funding of Hamas’ ...

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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

Excerpted from WFB: Taking a break in Jerusalem today from his attempt to broker a cease-fire between Hamas and Israel, Secretary of State John Kerry visited with the parents of Max Steinberg, a 24-year-old Los Angeles native and IDF soldier who was killed in action in Gaza. According to the Los Angeles Jewish Journal, “Kerry ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES: There are a lot of different perspectives on the military conflict between Israel and Hamas, but Alexander Gerst has one that is truly unique: He’s watching it all unfold from the International Space Station. “My saddest photo yet. From #ISS we can actually see explosions and rockets flying over #Gaza and #Israel,” ...

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