Month: November 2017

Kuwaiti writer: There is no ‘Palestine’ and no occupation

Israel National News reports: “A Kuwaiti writer recently said that Israel was an independent and legitimate sovereign state and that there was no occupation, but rather ‘a people returning to its promised land.’ The writer, […]

State Warns Americans of ‘Heightened’ Terror Risk in Europe During Christmas Season reports: “The U.S. Department of State posted a travel alert last week on its website warning Americans to use caution when visiting Europe during the holidays because of terrorism concerns. ‘The Department of State […]

Six Members of ISIS Cell Planning Possible Christmas Market Attack Arrested in Terror Raids reports: “Police launched raids on addresses across Germany overnight on Tuesday, arresting six Syrian men suspected of plotting a mass casualty terror attack with ‘weapons or explosives’ in the country. Around 500 police officers […]

Israel thwarts attempt to smuggle tons of explosive material into Gaza

The Jerusalem Post reports: “An attempt to smuggle tons of explosive material into the Gaza Strip has been thwarted by the Israeli Ministry of Defense’s Crossing Authority, it was announced on Wednesday. The attempt was […]

Islamic State’s new frontline in the Philippines

Asia Times Online reports: “The Philippine military is in hot pursuit of the Islamic State (IS)-aligned Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) amid concerns the militant group aims to launch an urban siege akin to the […]

Irish Catholic Priest Tells Christians to Abandon the Word ‘Christmas’ reports: “Father Desmond O’Donnell is urging Christians to give up the word ‘Christmas’ and replace it with something else, saying that Christmas has been hijacked by ‘Santa and reindeer.’ ‘We’ve lost Christmas, just like […]

Nigeria mosque attack: Teenage suicide bomber kills 50 reports: “A teenager blew up himself as worshippers gathered for prayers in a mosque in northeastern Nigeria today, killing at least 50 people. The attack struck Madina mosque in the Unguwar Shuwa area of […]

Lebanon’s Army Chief Urges ‘Full Readiness’ on Israeli Border, Citing ‘Enemy’s Threats’

Haaretz reports: “Lebanon’s army chief urged ‘full readiness’ at the southern border to face the ‘threats of the Israeli enemy and its violations,’ the army said in a tweet on Tuesday. Army Commander General Joseph […]

‘You can tell Ezekiel: “The bones ain’t dry anymore!”‘

Israel National News reports: “MK Yehuda Glick (Likud) spoke at a conference held by Arutz Sheva and the Orthodox Jewish Chamber of Commerce, which took place at the King David Hotel in Jerusalem… ‘Dear friends: […]

China urges talks after U.S. brands North Korea a terror sponsor reports: “China called Tuesday for extra efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear crisis through talks after US President Donald Trump re-branded Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism. Beijing has repeatedly pushed for […]

Iran declares ‘victory’ over Islamic State

The Times of Israel reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday declared ‘victory’ over the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria as the jihadists cling to just a few remaining scraps of territory. Iran […]

Rouhani warns Mideast countries to not ‘fall for Israel’s trap’ reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called on Middle Eastern countries Tuesday to beware of Israel’s actions, cautioning them to ‘not fall for Israel’s trap.’ Rouhani spoke on the backdrop of Lebanese political turmoil, as […]