Monthly Archives: August 2014

New York Times Misleads over ‘Righteous Gentile’ Gaza Anger

By | 2014-08-24T14:38:34-04:00 August 24th, 2014|News|

A front-page story in Friday's New York Times reported that an Israeli-honored Righteous Gentile had returned his award because of an Israeli airstrike that "flattened a house in the Gaza Strip, killing six of [his] relatives by marriage."   The Times quoted a surviving relative saying that "none of his family members were militants." The

Syria: Hundreds of Bedouin Sentenced to Death

By | 2014-08-24T13:56:00-04:00 August 24th, 2014|News|

The tribal leader of the Shaitat Bedouin tribe in eastern Syria's Deir Al-Zour region made an emotional appeal on Monday, asking his fellow Bedouin neighbors to join the war against the Islamic State (formerly the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, or ISIS).   Sunni Bedouin leaders initially pledged loyalty to the IS, which

Hamas Threatens ‘No Third Ceasefire Extension’

By | 2014-08-24T01:40:42-04:00 August 24th, 2014|News|

The truce talks have "returned to the starting point," a Hamas leader said Sunday night ahead of the current ceasefire ending Monday at midnight - a ceasefire he threatened would not be extended again.   Hamas Deputy Leader Moussa Abu-Marzouk, part of the delegation in the Cairo truce talks, claimed Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu rejected

Amended Ceasefire Proposal Includes Terrorist Releases

By | 2014-08-23T21:12:38-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

The amendments to the Egyptian 11-point truce proposal submitted by the Palestinian Arab delegation in Cairo was revealed on Monday morning, hours ahead of the end of the current ceasefire at midnight.   The response to the Egyptian proposal submitted by the delegation, which includes Hamas, the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Islamic Jihad, was published

Former slave and Sudanese Freedom Leader Simon Deng

By | 2014-08-23T20:13:00-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|Media|

Simon Deng speaks at AFDI Rally for Israel and Persecuted Minorities Under Islam    Robert Spencer introduces Simon Deng at AFDI Pro-Israel rally for persecuted minorities under the boot of Islamic jihad and sharia.    The Huffington Post mocked this towering figure.   For the first time, defenders of Israel and representatives of minorities persecuted

New Group in Cairo Threatens to Carry Out Terror Attacks

By | 2014-08-23T16:52:33-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

A video has surfaced of a new terrorist group in Cairo that has threatened to carry out terrorist attacks in Egypt.   The group, which calls itself the "Helwan Brigades", released a video in which its members are seen holding weapons and saying, "Our message to [the Interior Ministry] is that you are our targets."

Iraq: Kurdish Forces Retake Mosul Dam from ‘Islamic State’

By | 2014-08-23T15:45:48-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

Kurdish Peshmerga forces in northern Iraq have retaken the country's largest dam from Islamic State forces, in an important strategic advance.   Backed by US air support Kurdish fighters ended IS's 11-day control of the dam, which gave them effective control of northern Iraq's water and electricity supply. There were also fears the Islamists could

Hamas Threatens Terror in Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria

By | 2014-08-23T14:57:52-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

The Hamas terrorist organization in Gaza on Sunday called for an escalation of terror attacks on Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria as an "expression of support" for the war on Israel being waged from Gaza.   Hamas spokesperson Fawzi Barhoum told the Palestinian Arab Safa news agency that such terror attacks serve to wear down the

Yazidis Commit Mass-Suicide After Rape by Islamic State Fighters

By | 2014-08-23T11:08:11-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

In yet another harrowing chapter in the tragic plight of Iraq's Kurdish Yazidi population, eyewitnesses have described how girls raped by Muslim fighters from the "Islamic State" (formerly ISIS) committed suicide en-masse after returning to their families, as evidence of systematic rape by Islamists against non-Muslims continue to surface.   Among the tens of thousands

Intelligence: Islamic State Planning Terror Attack in US, Europe

By | 2014-08-23T10:42:15-04:00 August 23rd, 2014|News|

Members of the Islamic State (formerly known as ISIS) are planning to carry out major terror attacks against targets in the United States or in Europe, American intelligence officials said Saturday.   Five intelligence officials stated to Bloomberg News that there is evidence that the organization is running a sleeper cells around the world, outside