Honor killing – coming to a neighborhood near you
Ali Mahwood-Awad Irsan, a 60-year-old Jordanian immigrant, was convicted this summer by a Harris County, Texas jury for the “honor killings” of his daughter’s husband, 28-year-old Coty Beavers, and her close friend, Gelareh Bagherzadeh, 30, in two separate shootings in 2012. Irsan had planned to commit another three murders, intending to kill everyone who helped his daughter leave home to live with the man of her own choice.
Thousands Of Protesters March In Germany Against Angela Merkel’s Immigration Policy
Thousands of protesters marched in Germany on Saturday night to protest German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s immigration policy after a man was allegedly killed by two migrants. Around 4,500 people marched to protest Merkel’s migration policy in the eastern German city of Chemnitz following the death of Daniel Hillig, 35, who was allegedly stabbed to death by two migrants — one Syrian, the other Iraqi
Iran admits: Regime working with Soros organization
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Zarif said Sunday that the Iranian government has worked closely with billionaire George Soros’ Open Society Foundations (OSF) organization. Zarif made the remarks in response to questions raised in the Iranian parliament. According to Zarif, the activity began before he entered his current position, and he boasted that he had succeeded in “keeping the activity organized.”OSF has funded a number of far-left organizations in Israel which seek to change the policy of Israel’s government.
Satellite Images Indicate Iran Is Building a Missile Site in Syria
New satellite images appear to indicate that Iran is building a new surface-to-surface missile factory in Syria, raising fresh concerns in Israel over the extent of the two countries’ military cooperation across from Israel’s northern border, Channel 10 News reported on Thursday. The images, taken by ImageSat International, feature evidence of construction outside Wadi Jahannam, in northwest Syria. According to the report, the Syrian facility bears a striking resemblance to Iran’s Parchin military complex, southeast of Tehran.
Evangelical Christians see Trump as ‘man of God’
“He has defended the womb,” Kilpatrick said. “The president has taken a stand for life. Second, the president has taken up for Israel and has declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel. Third, he has chosen Supreme Court justices – that’s going to turn this nation around. Those three things are why the spirit of Jezebel hates him and wants him out. We may be on the verge of the greatest revival this world has ever seen.” The very soul of America is on the line, Kilpatrick said.
Israeli farmers travel to Hague, file war crimes complaint against Hamas
A group of Israeli farmers traveled to The Hague on Monday and filed a war crimes complaint with the International Criminal Court (“ICC”) against top Hamas officials for what they called fire kite terror during the Gaza border crisis. The complaint was drafted by Shurat Hadin – Israel Law Center and co-signed along with the farmers by a much larger group of 50,000 concerned individuals worldwide…
Hundreds escape Libya prison amid deadly clashes in Tripoli
Some 400 prisoners have escaped from a facility near the Libyan capital Tripoli amid deadly violence between militia groups in the city, police say. “The detainees were able to force open the doors” in order to leave the Ain Zara prison, the local police said. They added that guards, fearing for their lives, were unable to prevent the breakout following riots at the jail.
Should Africa be wary of Chinese debt?
African countries have shown a healthy appetite for Chinese loans but some experts now worry that the continent is gorging on debt, and could soon choke. The Entebbe-Kampala Expressway is still something of a tourist attraction… The 51km (31 mile), four-lane highway that connects the country’s capital to the Entebbe International Airport was built by a Chinese company using a $476m (£366m) loan from the China Exim Bank.
China blocks access to Australian Broadcasting Corp sites
China has blocked access to the website of Australia’s national broadcaster, the Australian Broadcasting Corp (ABC). The ABC said users in China were “abruptly” blocked from visiting its site and apps two weeks ago. Chinese regulators told the ABC the site had breached the country’s laws, but did not specify any violations.
Argentina to outline cuts aimed at stabilising peso
Argentina is expected to announce a raft of spending cuts on Monday, in an attempt to contain the country’s acute currency crisis. The peso has lost roughly half its value this year, despite the central bank’s effort to stabilise it by raising a key interest rate to 60%. President Mauricio Macri has pledged to tackle the country’s ballooning debt.
Far-right poised for big wins in Sweden election
The anti-immigration far-right is expected to soar in Sweden’s September 9 general election, capitalising on voter discontent as Swedes punish traditional parties over immigration, integration and health care. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven’s Social Democrats, who have dominated Swedish politics since the 1930s, will remain the biggest party in the country but likely with a record low score, polls suggest.
Nebraska Catholic diocese rocked by old abuse allegations
For more than a decade, a conservative Catholic diocese in Nebraska was the only church in the U.S. that refused to participate in annual reviews of sexual misconduct that were a key reform enacted in the wake of the 2002 Boston clergy abuse scandal. As a new wave of abuse scandals rock the Roman Catholic church, critics say the Diocese of Lincoln is now paying the price for its unwillingness to change and lack of transparency.
Clashes erupt during West Bank home demolitions
Clashes erupted between security forces and residents of the West Bank village of al-Walaja during the demolition of what Israel says are several illegally built houses on Monday, leaving two Jerusalem municipality inspectors lightly wounded by stones that had been thrown at them. The inspectors, who overlooked the evacuation of the houses, were treated at the scene by the Border Police.
“Drag Queen Story Hour” For Children Sparks Protests From Conservative Groups
Back in 2015, a group of men who wear dresses, wigs and make-up [drag queens] decided to sell their lifestyle directly to young children and came up with “Drag Queen Story Hour.”
Jebi approaches Japan as a life-threatening typhoon
Residents across Japan should be making preparations as Typhoon Jebi is expected to threaten lives and property from Monday night into Wednesday.
Wave could become a Gulf depression, Hurricane Center forecasts
The National Hurricane Center is keeping an eye on a wave in the Bahamas that could keep your Labor Day weekend in South Florida on the wet side — but significant development is not expected.
Cluster of HIV cases in North Seattle prompt concern of potential outbreak
Drug use may be behind a small cluster of recent HIV diagnoses in North Seattle, prompting health officials to warn about the potential for a large outbreak.
First ever trials on the effects of microdosing LSD set to begin
Silicon Valley geeks say it sharpens their thinking and enhances creativity. Other people say it lifts the fog of depression. A novel experiment launching 3 September 2018 will investigate whether microdosing with LSD really does have benefits – or whether it’s all in the mind.
Syria accuses Israel of missile strikes on military base in Damascus
Blasts heard at the Mezzeh airbase near Damascus were caused by missile strikes targeting the base and by Syrian air defense systems responding, an official in the regional alliance supporting Damascus said on Sunday.
Iran moves sophisticated missiles to Iraq they can reach Israel and Saudi Arabia – will they be bombed?
Iran has given ballistic missiles to Shi’ite proxies in Iraq and is developing the capacity to build more there to deter attacks on its interests in the Middle East and to give it the means to hit regional enemies, Iranian, Iraqi and Western sources said.
Palestinians make 10th attempt to blow up Israeli court
Palestinian terrorists were caught attempting to blow up a military court in Samaria for at least the 10th time.
Burning Man Attendees Protest ICE With ‘Giant Cage On Wheels’
Burning Man may be a place to lose your inhibitions, but, it turns out, it’s not a place to escape the monotonous drone of progressive politics: Burners have reportedly wheeled in a “giant cage” as part of a protest against Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and the technology companies that enable ICE investigations.
Actress Patricia Heaton Slams Journalist Over Pope Scandal: ‘My Allegiance Is Not To Any Man Or Institution, But Only To Christ’
On Saturday, actress Patricia Heaton, an outspoken Christian conservative, responded to a tweet from journalist and founder of Catholic Voices, Austen Ivereigh:
Worldwide Alarm as the U.S. Ends Aid to UNRWA Palestinian Refugee Agency
International governments are expressing alarm that the decision to end all U.S. aid to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) could destabilize the Mideast and create increased radicalism.
America’s About to Throw Its Elderly Under the Bus
Illegal aliens obtain them for a nominal cost. They help perpetrate the fraud against the American people. Now, these cards are about to worth less. The Social Security Administration is about to throw the fixed-income elderly under the bus and reduce their benefits by as much as 25%. What will be the implications for the elderly? What will happen when America forsakes its elderly?
Declassified Docs Expose The Pentagon’s Plans To Nuke USSR and China
Newly declassified documents have exposed the Pentagon’s’ plans for an all-out nuclear war devised by the US Army to nuke both China and the Soviet Union into complete oblivion.
Washington DC Daycare Center Raided for ‘Pimping Children’ to Elite Pedophiles
One of the largest daycare centers in Washington DC has been raided by police following allegations it has been “pimping children” to “high-society pedophiles.”
Swedish DJ Avicii Tried To Expose Pedophile Ring In Video Before He Died
As the music world mourned the loss of Swedish DJ Avicii who died at 28 years old last week, speculation to whether he was trying to expose a pedophile ring in his video ‘For a better day’ has been gaining momentum.
Obama: I never tried to hide the admiration I had for John McCain
Barack Obama said being asked to speak at John McCain’s funeral was a ‘precious and singular honor’, but joked he had worked out why he and Bush – his political opponents – had been asked. ‘What a better way to get a last laugh than to get George and I to say nice things about him to a national audience,’ he said, lightening an otherwise emotional tribute.