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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

(CNSNews.com) – The U.N. Human Rights Council will hold an emergency session on Wednesday to consider a draft resolution that condemns Israel repeatedly for its military offensive against Hamas, but does not mention the terrorist group once. The resolution calls for the establishment of an international commission of inquiry to probe allegations that Israel has committed ...

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Jul 23, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

#ISIS burns 1,800-year-old church in #Mosul http://t.co/TA2hBFMyah pic.twitter.com/SK0F6jpQpX— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) July 20, 2014 Excerpted from The Wire: ISIS, which recently rebranded as the Islamic State, has solidified its control over Iraq's second-largest city by imposing Sharia law and expelling Christians who won't convert to Islam. The end of last month marked the first time ...

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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 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. They say the passenger jet was likely felled by an SA-11 surface-to-air missile fired by Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine and that Russia "created the conditions" for the downing by ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from TheJC.com: French ministers have condemned the recent series of antisemitic outbursts in the country, which came to a head on Sunday night when more than 400 people stormed a largely Jewish suburb and attacked a synagogue and kosher supermarket. The demonstration took place in Sarcelles, north of Paris, when protesters stormed the suburb armed ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from THE LID: The mainstream media gets its Gaza casualty numbers from Hamas and the terrorist organization gave some insight into how they come up with their figures. The Hamas interior ministry issued guidelines to Gaza Strip social media users on how to lie about the conflict when discussing it with outsiders outsiders: ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Jake Hammer

Istanbul (AFP) - Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said he has stopped talking to US President Barack Obama on the phone, amid growing strains between Ankara and Washington over Syria and the Gaza conflict. Turkey, a fierce opponent of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and an open supporter of armed rebel fighters, felt betrayed when the ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The European Union agreed Tuesday to impose new sanctions against Russian officials deemed responsible for the country’s actions in Ukraine, amid growing international anger after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over rebel-held territory. European foreign ministers stopped short, at least for now, of more forceful sanctions that would hit full ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Palestinian girls at a UNRWA school in Gaza. (photo credit: Abed Rahim Khatib / Flash90) Excerpted from TIMES OF ISRAEL: For the second time in less than a week, rockets have been found in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the body said. “Today, in the course of the regular ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Daily Caller: Australia’s repeal of its carbon tax last week has gotten other countries thinking about ditching their own carbon dioxide emissions reduction schemes. Australia’s conservative government was finally able to pass legislation aimed at repealing the country’s two-year old carbon tax last week. It was hailed as a victory by carbon tax ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon at the Defence Ministry in Tel Aviv July 22, 2014 Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: No country would accept rockets raining down on its civilians, and all countries and parties have an international obligation to ...

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

(AP) — — Delta cancels all flights to Israel indefinitely, cites report of rocket near Tel Aviv airport.

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

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Jul 22, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: An IDF soldier who was in an infantry APC targeted in a Hamas attack in Gaza on Sunday is missing, the army said Tuesday. Six bodies of soldiers who were on board the ACP when it was hit were identified, the army said, but a seventh soldier who was also ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

July 21, 2014 - Ukrainian Emergency workers carry a victim's body in a plastic bag at the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 near the village of Hrabove, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine.AP Excerpted from FOX NEWS: The bodies of nearly 300 passengers and crew aboard the Malaysia Airlines jet shot down over Ukraine are being ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

Excerpted from JPOST: Seven IDF soldiers and officers were killed in battles with terrorists in Gaza and southern Israel on Monday, as the IDF continued to consolidate its hold on areas of Gaza and destroy sections of Hamas's terror network. Four were killed when their military jeep was hit with an anti-tank missile fired by a ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council has unanimously approved an Australia-proposed resolution calling for an international investigation into the Malaysian plane downed over eastern Ukraine and an end to military activities around the site. The council adopted the measure in a televised vote Monday after a weekend of intense negotiations and widespread pressure on ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

JERUSALEM — A Hamas force wearing Israeli army uniforms emerged from a tunnel inside Israel this morning and inflicted losses on Israeli troops before being wiped out. The Hamas squad numbered at least 10 fighters, Israeli sources said. Nine were killed but an Israeli officer said at least two may have escaped through the tunnel. In initial ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Niki Monroe

A pro-Russia separatist in Torez, Ukraine, guards train cars containing bodies from the downed Malaysian Airlines jet. (Brendan Hoffman / Getty Images) Excerpted from LA TIMES: Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatseniuk had harsh words for Russia and President Vladimir? Putin on Monday, saying the country is "on the dark side," blaming it again for the downing ...

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Jul 21, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Al Jazeera: Israel has denied that one of its soldiers had been captured by Hamas in overnight fighting, while the Gaza Health Ministry says the death toll in the Palestinian territory has crossed the 500 mark. Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas' armed wing, says it captured an Israeli soldier by the name Shaul Aron late ...

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