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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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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Spit Stixx

A future for the U.K. as-is after all... I've spoken to Alistair Darling - and congratulated him on an well-fought campaign. #indyref— David Cameron (@David_Cameron) September 19, 2014 Excerpted from The Guardian: Scotland has voted against ending its 307-year-old union with England and Wales, with the Scottish National party conceding defeat in the historic referendum. The result was ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from NRO: Ewen MacAskill, a former political editor of the Scotsman and now correspondent for Britain’s Guardian newspaper, reports that the pro-independence campaign in Scotland has borrowed many of its tactics from Barack Obama’s operation. “Watching the final rally in Perth on Wednesday night was like a scaled-down version of the early Obama ones,” he ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from FOX NEWS: Iran's latest crackdown on freedom includes lashes and prison for seven young adults who posted a video of themselves dancing to the American pop hit "Happy" and a death sentence for a blogger accused of insulting Prophet Muhammad. The seven men and women were arrested in May, but then released after self-professed ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

John Cantlie - Lend Me Your Ears by 5ilafaa Excerpted from BUZZFEED: In a darkened room he says he will seek to dispel the western media’s “manipulated truths”. The video, entitled “Lend Me Your Ears” shows Cantlie wearing an orange jumpsuit, clothing similar to that worn by the three western hostages who have been executed in previous ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

An Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighter fires at Islamic-State (IS) militant positions, from his position on the top of Mount Zardak, a strategic point about 25 kilometres east of Mosul on September 9, 2014 (Photo creit: JM Lopez/AFP) AFP — A monitoring group said Islamic State fighters had seized a string of villages as they closed in ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

WASHINGTON – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko pleaded for U.S. military aid Thursday in a high-profile address to Congress, saying that while nonlethal aid like blankets and night-vision goggles is important, "one cannot win the war with blankets.” To the backdrop of Poroshenko's pointed remarks, the Obama administration announced $46 million in new security assistance to ...

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Sep 18, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Fusion: Miley Cyrus' butt has gotten her in trouble once again. And this time, it could land her in a Mexican jail. Cyrus performed in Monterrey, Mexico on Tuesday night in front of thousands of screaming fans, whose adoration she rewarded by spitting at them. Later in the concert one of her dancers whipped ...

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Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Via Courier-Mail: POLICE say co-ordinated raids on homes across Brisbane’s south and in Sydney this morning were in response to threats of random attacks on members of the public, including the possible beheading of a random member of the public on a city street and mass shootings. Fifteen people have been detained and one person charged ...

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Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Ayala Chaviva

Excerpted from WFB: A Ukranian woman is speaking out against Russian-sponsored militants that publicly tortured her for speaking about the crisis in Ukraine and criticizing Russia’s recent election to the United Nations Human Rights Council. Irina Dovgan, of Donbas, Ukraine, recalled the four days of abuse in a meeting of the Human Rights Council. “I was tortured ...

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Sep 17, 2014 No Comments ›› Chuck Biscuits

British foreign secretary, Philip Hammond, arrives for the Isis conference at the French foreign ministry in Paris. Related - WATCH, MUST-SEE - Mark Levin: Obama "Has No Intention Of Defeating ISIS, Period" Related - WATCH - Kerry: Some Countries Have Offered Ground Troops To Fight ISIS, But We’re Not Interested Related - WATCH - Lt. Col. Ralph ...

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