27 Feb 2018

Iran says Damascus suburbs assault to continue as fighting rages
Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country.

EU Sees ‘Eye to Eye’ With Arab League on ‘Palestine’ and Jerusalem
The European Union (EU) sees “eye to eye” with the Arab League regarding the establishment of a Palestinian state and making part of Jerusalem its capital, EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini said on Monday.

Canada’s Conservatives Pledge to Recognize Jerusalem When in Power
“Canada’s Conservatives led by Andrew Scheer will recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital when we form government in 2019,” the party wrote in a statement on its website. “Canada’s Conservatives recognize the obvious fact that Israel, like every other sovereign nation, has a right to determine where its capital is located.”

Shin Bet foils ISIS-inspired attack on Temple Mount
Arab citizens of Israel plotted to open fire in one of the holiest sites in the world. Three Arab citizens from the village of Um el-Fahm were indicted on Monday for plotting a terrorist attack on the Temple Mount in the name of Islamic State, the Shin Bet security agency announced.

Erdogan tells 6-year-old girl she’ll be honored if martyred
Erdogan called the girl, who was wearing a military-style outfit and a maroon beret, on stage. “We have our maroon berets here. But maroon berets never cry! She has a Turkish flag in her pocket, too. If she is martyred, they will lay a flag on her, God willing!” “She is ready for everything, isn’t she?” he asserted, to which the little girl, sobbing, responded with an emphatic “Yes!”

Trump’s tough talk nudges Europe into eyeing new Iran deal
After Europe is given ‘last chance’ by US president to fix ‘terrible flaws’ in nuclear agreement, leaders consider framing completely new arrangement, but seek White House assurances that new terms will not be overhauled in future.

Start Packing: ‘Mega Aliyah’ Fair Coming to NYC
The event, which has grown to accommodate nearly 2,000 people, follows the recent announcement by Nefesh B’Nefesh that in 2017 it assisted just under 4,000 North American Olim fulfill their Aliyah dreams. With three additional large Aliyah Fairs planned for March 2018 in Los Angeles, Montreal and Toronto, the organization hopes to inspire and empower even more North American Jews to make Aliyah.

China’s Xi to Assume Greater Dictatorial Power
China’s Communist Party on Sunday moved closer to reinstituting the personality cult-like leadership under Mao Zedong by ending term limits for current supreme leader Xi Jinping. The party announced Sunday the Chinese constitution will do away with the two, five-year term limit on Xi, the party secretary general, paving the way for him to become president for life. The state-run Xinhua news agency said the requirement for China’s president and vice president to serve no more than two consecutive terms was removed from the constitution

Saudi King Replaces Top Officials, Appoints Woman, in Major Shake-Up
Tamadar bint Yousef al-Ramah was appointed the deputy minister of labor and social development, a rare senior government post for a woman in the conservative kingdom.

Meet The California Special Agents Who Are “Coming For Your Guns”
Let’s get serious. They all want to take your guns. Why? Two reasons. First, it takes power from the citizenry. Liberals love that. Second, gun rights are important to normal Americans because the fact we maintain arms means we are not mere subjects. We are citizens, with the power to defend our freedom. Liberals hate that we have that dignity; taking our guns would humiliate us, and show us who is boss.

EU foreign policy chief warns U.S. on ‘false steps’ to Israeli-Palestinian peace
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini appeared to warn the US against putting forward its peace plan at this time, saying in Brussels on Monday that “given the region, any false step can be very dangerous.” …Mogherini said both the EU and Arab League ministers “have dealt with the conflict long enough around our common table to know what can fly and what cannot fly, and we believe it is wise to consider…avoiding any false steps.”

Britain may join U.S. strikes against Syria if chemical weapon use proven
Britain would consider joining US military strikes against the Syrian government if there is evidence chemical weapons are being used against civilians, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Tuesday. Johnson said he hoped Britain and other Western nations would not stand by in the event of a chemical attack, voicing support for limited strikes if there is “incontrovertible evidence” of the Syrian’s government involvement.

Syria war: Shelling and strikes despite Eastern Ghouta ‘pause’
Fighting has continued in the rebel-held Eastern Ghouta area in Syria, despite a five-hour “pause” ordered by the government’s ally Russia. Activists said the government carried out a number air and artillery strikes, while state media accused rebels of shelling a “humanitarian corridor” meant to allow civilians to leave. As a result, there were no UN aid deliveries or medical evacuations.

Diesel ban approved for German cities to cut pollution
German cities will be allowed to ban older diesel vehicles from some areas following a landmark court ruling. The Federal Administrative Court in Leipzig said the cities of Stuttgart and Duesseldorf could legally ban more older, more polluting diesel cars from zones worst affected by pollution. Both the government and the car industry have opposed the bans, which set a precedent for the whole country.

Syria conflict: Women ‘sexually exploited in return for aid’
Women in Syria have been sexually exploited by men delivering aid on behalf of the UN and international charities, the BBC has learned. Aid workers said the men would trade food and lifts for sexual favours. Despite warnings about the abuse three years ago, a new report shows it is continuing in the south of the country.

UK weather: Heavy snow causes UK-wide disruption
Heavy snowfall is hitting parts of the UK, causing road and rail disruption. Police say driving conditions are treacherous in places as a band of wintry weather and very low temperatures sweeps westwards. Hundreds of trains are cancelled, many schools are shut and forecasters say some rural communities may be cut off.

More storms threaten sodden central U.S., where at least 70 rivers are in flood stage
A new storm is expected to bring additional weather misery this week to areas struggling to recover from a relentless series of weekend storms and tornadoes. On Tuesday, downpours and gusty thunderstorms will drench areas from central Texas to central Arkansas and southern Tennessee, AccuWeather said. The new weather system will further soak sodden areas through Thursday, weather.com meteorologist Chris Dolce said.

More Americans now support a universal basic income
Political philosopher and economist Karl Widerquist, an associate professor at Georgetown University in Qatar, remembers a poll from 10 years ago that showed just 12 percent of Americans approved of a universal basic income. That’s changed — and quickly. Today, 48 percent of Americans support it, according to a new Northeastern University/Gallup survey of more than 3,000 U.S. adults.

Barack Obama’s ‘Secret’ Speech Leaks — And He’s More Delusional Than Ever
Details of former President Barack Obama’s ‘secret,’ speech on sports policy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology leaked Monday.

Sheriff Scott Israel Linked To Terror-Supporting Islamic Groups!
…Shocking footage has been released of Sheriff Israel, arabic-speaking deputies in tow, speaking to the radical Islamic interest group, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and being praised for all the work he’s done for local Muslims in Broward County.

UN Chief Calls for World Governments to Disarm Nuclear Weapons
United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called on world governments for a new global effort to get rid of nuclear weapons.

8 Incredible Technologies Used by the IDF
The very first of the ten fundamental of the Israel Defense Forces is the defense of the state, its citizens and its residents. In order to achieve this goal, the IDF utilizes a vast array of modern tools, a few of them so new, it’s hard to believe they exist. Today we invite you to take a look at some of the amazing equipment that assists the soldiers of the IDF at fulfilling their missions. Sit back and find out more about eight incredible technologies used by the IDF.

SILENCE! Twitter, YouTube scrubbing all content and banning all users who question the official (false) narrative on the Florida school shooting
A few years from now, looking back on why Twitter collapsed and YouTube was abandoned by every intelligent person, we’ll remember what these totalitarian tech giants did in February, 2018. Starting a few days ago, both Twitter and YouTube began scrubbing all videos and tweets that don’t follow the “official narrative” on the Florida school shooting.

This ‘Catholic’ University Deemed The Words ‘Husband’ And ‘Wife’ Too Triggering
Aside from Thomas Aquinas College and Christendom College, most Catholic universities in the United States have become a shell of their former glorious selves. From Notre Dame to Georgetown, the Catholic identity has been jettisoned in favor of modern liberalism.

Meet The California Special Agents Who Are “Coming For Your Guns”
…As The Washington Post reports today, there is a group of California cops whose sole job is just that – confiscating your guns. A broad, bald Tennessean, Special Agent Sam Richardson runs a six-person team of California Justice Department agents who are coming for your guns, but only if you no longer have the legal authority to own one in this state that has tightened firearm laws in increments over the years.

Parkland First Responder: I was Told to Stand Down, ‘I could have saved lives’
A first responder to the Parkland school shooting claims he was told to stand down and not enter the building to recover victims, which he believes would have saved lives.

Kansas GOP Drops Bombshell Transgender Resolution
The transgender movement is about so much more than equality-it’s about limiting religious liberty and preventing parents from making choices about their own children! One of the ways the left most resembles the master propagandists of great totalitarian governments like China, North Korea, and the Soviet Union is their masterful denial of reality.

Surveillance Camera Footage from Inside Schools Found Streaming Online 
Live footage from improperly configured surveillance cameras is currently being streamed online, exposing numerous U.K. schools in the process.