02 Mar 15
Feds Raid Texas Political Meeting
In a deliberate “show of force,” federal and local police forces raided a political meeting in Texas, fingerprinting and photographing all attendees as well as confiscating all cell phones and personal recording devices.
Dakota Johnson's ISIS skit on SNL sparks controversy
t's hard to imagine in what context Saturday Night Live's writers might have thought an Islamic State skit could be funny.
Social media, however, has cast a clear verdict that ISIS is not an OK source of gags.
Iraq moves against Islamic State in Tikrit
Iraq has launched a military operation to recapture Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit from Islamic State (IS).
Troops and militia were said to be attacking on different fronts, backed by airstrikes from Iraqi fighter jets.
The government says that its forces are advancing into the city but this has not been confirmed.
Ukraine crisis: Kerry and Lavrov hold Geneva discussions
US Secretary of State John Kerry is meeting his Russian counterpart for the first time since he accused Russia of lying about its role in Ukraine's war.
The talks with Sergei Lavrov in Geneva coincide with a UN report on human rights violations and the humanitarian crisis in east Ukraine.
The UN says the conflict has claimed at least 6,000 lives, with hundreds killed in the past few weeks alone.
Many South Sudan boys 'kidnapped to be child soldiers'
Hundreds of boys in South Sudan have been kidnapped and forced to become child soldiers, the United Nations children's agency says.
The figure is a big increase on the 89 child abductions reported by Unicef last month.
Their latest statement blamed a militia group allied to the government.
Jordan's king calls fight against Islamic State 'a third world war'
Jordan's King Abdullah called the fight against Islamic State a third world war, in an interview on Monday about how to best respond to Islamic State.
"This is a third world war by other means. This brings Muslims, Christians, other religions together in this generational fight," Abdullah said an interview with CNN.
Jews using Holocaust to suck the blood of Germans,' Egypt TV host says
An Egyptian television news anchor accused “the Jews” of exploiting the Holocaust to “suck the blood of the Germans.”
The video footage of host Gaber al-Karmoty first appeared on the Egyptian ON TV network and was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute.
Netanyahu set to 'reveal new details to Congress about emerging Iran deal'
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu landed in Washington late Sunday, ahead of his controversial speech to Congress where he is expected to warn against a possible nuclear deal with Iran.
The United States and Israel showed signs of seeking to defuse tensions on Sunday but policy differences between the two allies over the negotiations with Iran remained firm...
ISIL and other Islamist jihad movements continue to round up and silence all who oppose them or refuse to convert to their extreme religious tenets. They are inspiring thousands to join them. Their intolerance, vicious tactics and growing power seem to have inspired others, as well.
Why Obama’s Iran deal is a path to war
The Obama administration and its supporters insist that, although the agreement on Iran’s nuclear program now taking shape may not be perfect, the only alternative is war with Iran. A failure of the nuclear talks, they also contend, would sacrifice important temporary agreements that now restrict Iran’s pursuit of nuclear weapons.
Both arguments are false. Worse, the nuclear deal that the administration is pursuing may make war with Iran more likely.
I want my country back
Since the beginning of recorded history, we have read about and learned of the struggle of man’s desire to be free, to live his life as he wishes (without harming others), to pursue his own happiness, free from government control of his life, free from others who think they know best about how he should live. I believe that struggle can properly be addressed as a war.
AFA’s anti-Christian-bigotry map
In 2007, and with that same nauseating arrogance that has come to define him, then presidential candidate Barack Obama duplicitously quipped, “I am absolutely convinced that culture wars are just so ‘90s. Their days are growing dark.” Dark, indeed. America’s soon-to-be cultural-Marxist-in-chief would then spend the greater part of a decade waging war against our nation’s Judeo-Christian culture and heritage at levels, and in ways, unseen in our storied history.
Murder Incorporated in the Kremlin
It looked like Murder Incorporated was back in business in Moscow as a car swept past a leading political opponent of Russian president Vladimir Putin and unleased seven to eight shots, four of which found their target in the back of leading Putin opponent Boris Nemtsov. One bullet reportedly hit Nemtsov’s heart. From all accounts, Nemtsov had to go, he knew too much and was organizing his fellow Russians to fight back against a ruthless political elite.
Obama’s Childish Snit Notwithstanding, US Senate Unanimously Welcomes Bibi!
While Barack Obama nurses a childish hissy fit concerning Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who will address a joint session of Congress on Tuesday, cooler, wiser heads prevailed in the US Senate.
It is a sure sign that the advocates of the “global warming” and “climate change” hoaxes know that the public no longer believes that the former is occurring or that the latter represents an immediate, global threat.
Obama’s Threat of War Against Israel
Susan Rice, described "timing and partisan manner" of Netanyahu's visit as "destructive" for the U.S.-Israeli relationship - as if threatening to shoot down Israeli jet isn't.There is an old saying. If Islam was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more war in the region. If Israel was to lay down its weapons in the Middle East, there would be no more Israel in the region. When a threat against Israel rises, time and time again the small Jewish nation launching a first strike has saved them from annihilation.
Rev. Graham: 'Anti-Israel and Anti-Semitic' Muslims Influencing WH Against Netanyahu
Rev. Franklin Graham, head of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, said the liberal media, Congress, and the White House were shunning Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu because "anti-Israel and anti-Semitic" Muslims were influencing the Obama Administration against Israel.
01 Mar 15
N. Korea vows 'merciless strikes' as US-S. Korea drills begin
North Korea on Monday fired missiles into the sea and vowed to carry out "merciless strikes" against the US and South Korea, as the allies launched annual large-scale joint military drills.
Before Netanyahu Speaks, AIPAC Gives Thanks for An Aggressive Congress
Applause filled the Washington Convention Center, from thousands of people attending AIPAC's annual policy conference. In the Obama years, AIPAC's show of force in Washington often overlapped with a moment of tension or scandal in the relationship between the president and the Likud government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Iraqi premier gives ultimatum ahead of hinted Tikrit attack
BAGHDAD — Iraq's prime minister called on Sunni tribal fighters to abandon the Islamic State group Sunday, ahead of a promised offensive to retake Saddam Hussein's hometown from the extremists.
Report: Obama Threatened to Shoot Down IAF Iran Strike
The Bethlehem-based news agency Ma’an has cited a Kuwaiti newspaper report Saturday, that US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran's nuclear facilities in 2014 by threatening to shoot down Israeli jets before they could reach their targets in Iran.
Following Obama's threat, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was reportedly forced to abort the planned Iran attack.
Egypt parliament elections set for delay after court ruling
Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.
The ruling struck down part of the law that defined electoral districts.
Voting had been due to start on 21 March and run into April. A electoral commission spokesman said a "new timetable" was being drawn up.
Venezuela imposes limits on US diplomats
Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro has announced measures to limit the number of US diplomats working in the country.
President Maduro said he wanted a review and reduction of American diplomatic staff.
US citizens visiting the country would also need visas and there would be a list of politicians who would be banned from entry.
Democratic Senator Feinstein slams 'arrogant' Netanyahu: 'He doesn't speak for me'
Diane Feinstein, the Democratic senator from California, told CNN on Sunday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s contention that he is speaking for all Jews in lobbying against an agreement between the US and Iran is “arrogant.”
Netanyahu,... said Sunday that he is going as an "emissary of all the citizens of Israel, even those who don't agree with me, and the entire Jewish people."
Anti-Israel divestment push gains traction at US colleges
The ritual has become increasingly commonplace on many American college campuses: A student government body takes up Israeli policy toward the Palestinians and decides whether to demand their school divest from companies that work with the Jewish state.
Lithuania signs US deal to replace Russian gas
Lithuania said Saturday it had signed a trade agreement to buy liquified natural gas from the United States in a move aimed at reducing the EU Baltic state's heavy dependence on Russian gas deliveries.
Netanyahu Congress Speech Targets Obama Iran Deal, Israel Voters
When Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel addresses Congress on Tuesday he will call for a halt to President Barack Obama’s emerging nuclear deal with Iran, a step viewed by some as a bold act of principle and others as crude electioneering.
Report: Boehner Faces Conservative Coup Over DHS Funding
Conservative Republicans could challenge House Speaker John Boehner next week in a continued showdown over funding the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the fiscal year. They could make a motion to vacate the chair should Boehner put forth a "clean" bill to provide $39.7 billion to the agency without blocking President Barack Obama's amnesty orders.
Obama Task Force on New Americans: Changing America by ‘seeding’ migrants in towns everywhere
Obama is changing America by changing the people! You might even say he is “colonizing” America! And, they are doing it by changing the language as well!
Obama, Netanyahu on Collision Course 6 Years in the Making
For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies. The coming weeks will put the relationship between their countries, which otherwise remain stalwart allies, to one of its toughest tests.