7 Jan 2018

Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting protests
Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested by Iranian authorities, the Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, which is based in Britain, reported Saturday. According to the report, Ahmadinejad is accused of inciting anti-government protests. He had reportedly attended a rally in which he publicly criticized the government. “Some of the current officials live away from the problems of the people and concerns, and do not know anything about the reality of society,” the former Iranian president was quoted as having said at an anti-government rally.

Israel lists international pro-BDS organizations to be banned from country
Israel’s Ministry of Strategic Affairs on Sunday released a list of international pro-BDS organizations to be banned from the country for their calls to boycott the Jewish state. “We have switched from defense to offense. The boycott organizations need to know that the State of Israel will act to stop them and prevent their representatives from entering the country to harm its citizens,”…Gilad Erdan said in a statement.

Netanyahu: UNRWA needs to pass away from the world
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) needs to pass away from the world, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday…”I fully agree with President Trump’s strong criticism of UNRWA,” Netanyahu said…referring to Trump’s tweet last week threatening to cut aid to the Palestinians, including to UNRWA, if the Palestinians do not return to the negotiation table.

Iran protests: Students ‘among more than 1,000 arrested’
Ninety university students are among more than 1,000 people arrested since anti-government demonstrations began last month, say reformist MPs in Iran. Mahmoud Sadeghi told the Iranian Students’ News Agency that many of them were not involved in protests. Another MP, Farid Mousavi, said it was a preventative measure and they would be released soon.

Manhattan reported more UFO sightings than any other borough
Manhattan has gone from Studio 54 to Area 51, leading the five boroughs in sightings of unidentified flying objects over the last two years, data from the National UFO Reporting Center reveals. Otherworldly tourists have included travelers in a “round orange orb,” a crew in a “cigar-shaped” craft and even “an unknown creature” that rudely “teleported” into one New Yorker’s back yard, according to reports made to the Washington-based group.

A new generation of L.A. Satanists finds community in blasphemous times
…“It’s important for women to try to reclaim our images for ourselves.” That, more than anything, is the animating force behind this new wave of interest in both Satanism and the occult… If satanic rituals of old were centered on smashing Christian orthodoxy and middle American propriety…this form of Satanism explicitly uses a huge range of ideas to give shape to the inchoate rage felt by so many — especially women and other marginalized groups.

Severe flu brings medicine shortages, packed ERs and a rising death toll in California
So many people have fallen sick with influenza in California that pharmacies have run out of flu medicines, emergency rooms are packed, and the death toll is rising higher than in previous years. Health officials said Friday that 27 people younger than 65 have died of the flu in California since October, compared with three at the same time last year. Nationwide and in California, flu activity spiked sharply in late December and continues to grow.

Ex-Iranian president Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting unrest
Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested by authorities for allegedly inciting unrest against the government, the London-based daily Al-Quds Al-Arabi reported Saturday, citing “reliable sources in Tehran.” The newspaper said that Ahmadinejad, during a visit to…Bushehr…said, “Some of the current leaders live detached from the problems and concerns of the people, and do not know anything about the reality of society.”

Palestinians seek to become full UN member state
The Palestinians are planning to ask the UN Security Council to upgrade their status from a non-member observer state to a full member state with voting rights at the United Nations. The Palestinian move is the latest in a diplomatic war that was sparked by US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital…and recently culminated in US threats to cut funding for the Palestinian Authority and the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA).

Breaking: Whistleblower Bigger Than Wikileaks Exposes Documents That Destroy Deep State Forever
Much like the early days of Wikileaks, a high-level intelligence source known only as QAnon is leaking secret information from deep within the system, and Infowars’ Owen Shroyer breaks down how this renewed the FBI investigations into both Hillary Clinton’s emails and the Clinton Foundation.

TRUMP EFFECT: Spain Suddenly Tilts Toward Israel, Strikes Down BDS Boycotts
In Spain, whose parliament called on the Spanish government to recognize a Palestinian state only hours after two Palestinian terrorists used meat cleavers and a gun to murder four rabbis at prayer and a policeman in 2014, and a country at the top of the list of the Anti-Defamation League’s 2015 anti-Semitism index in Western Europe, suddenly there has been a sea change regarding Israel.

Life Time fitness tunes out all-news TV outlets from its big screens
Life Time has scrubbed all-news cable channels from the screens at its fitness centers, saying a growing number of customers think they don’t fit a healthy lifestyle.

War between Israel and Iran is inevitable, and there is one person to blame
In 2015, President Barack Obama was successful in passing the controversial Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, also known as the Iran Nuclear deal. The deal received quite a response. President Trump has called the JCPOA “the worst deal he has ever seen.” Senator Ted Cruz has called the deal “catastrophic.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the deal an “existential threat to Israel.” Alan Dershowitz, the famed lawyer, former Harvard legal professor, and longtime Democrat, believes that Obama may eventually be compared to Neville Chamberlain, the late Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, who signed a peace pact with Adolf Hitler.

MEDIA SILENCE: Egyptian regime cracks down on gays, musicians and atheists – world shrugs
Egypt now looks set to inherit the coveted title of Arab country with the most absurd restrictions. Having made little progress in combating an Islamist insurgency, the Sisi regime has turned its attention to the “threat” posed by atheists, gay people and – increasingly – musicians.

Report: Labor unions ‘ATM of the Democratic Party’
Labor unions across the country sent nearly $1.1 billion in member dues to hundreds of advocacy groups aligned with the Democratic Party from 2010 to 2016, according to new research.

Trump deals another blow to Obamacare
…now the administration is taking the first step toward implementing one of the most important planks of conservative health-care reform: allowing the sale of health insurance across state lines.

Video: “National Students for Justice in Palestine” Exposed
Campus watchdog group Canary Mission recently released an exposé of the 2017 National Students for Justice in Palestine (NSJP) Conference, held at the University of Houston, Texas, and the virulent anti-Semitism of its student participants. Social media posts include support for terror, incitement, anti-Semitism, praising Hitler, mocking the Holocaust and calls for violence. Watch the shocking companion video to the Canary Mission report below.

Israel set to green-light over 1,300 settlement homes next week
Among plans are retroactive building permits for 11 of the 15 homes sanctioned for demolition in illegal Netiv Ha’avot outpost

‘Preparing For The Unthinkable’: CDC To Hold Briefing On How To Prepare The Public For a Nuclear Detonation In America
Amid rising tensions between the United States and North Korea, the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention have scheduled a briefing for later this month that will teach healthcare professionals how to better prepare the public for a nuclear detonation in America.

Iran Claims It Has “Hard Evidence” Of Foreign Meddling In Protests
Iran’s ambassador says he has “hard evidence” that recent protests in Iran were “very clearly directed from abroad.” France’s ambassador said “no to instrumentalization of the crisis from the outside.”