Monthly Archives: April 2015

France Begins to Provide Weapons to Lebanon

By | 2015-04-24T16:03:08+00:00 April 24th, 2015|News|

The first French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded program will arrive in Lebanon on Monday as allies seek to bolster the country's defenses against the Islamic State (ISIS) group and other jihadists pressing along its Syrian border, AFP reported Sunday.   Anti-tank guided missiles are set to arrive at an air force base in

Sisi Meets CIA Director in Cairo

By | 2015-04-24T13:57:50+00:00 April 24th, 2015|News|

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Sunday with CIA director John Brennan in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency said, according to the website of the Al-Ahram newspaper.   A presidency statement said Al-Sisi discussed issues of common interest with Brennan, including the latest developments in the Middle East and the war on terrorism.   The

PA: Only 1-2 Million Jews Died During the Holocaust

By | 2015-04-24T12:48:33+00:00 April 24th, 2015|News|

The Palestinian Authority (PA) celebrated Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day by denying its scope, Palestinian Media Watch revealed Sunday - claiming that instead of six million Jews killed by the Nazis, there were only 1-2 million.    "Estimates regarding the number of Holocaust victims differ," an Op/Ed penned by columnist Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul for the official

Khamenei: US Created ‘Myth’ of Nuclear Weapons to Demonize Iran

By | 2015-04-24T12:22:39+00:00 April 24th, 2015|News|

The United States created the "myth" of Iranian nuclear weapons in a wily maneuver to turn the country into a "threat," Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei alleged on Sunday.   Speaking to several hundred military commanders during a televised address, Khamenei once again displayed his deep mistrust of the US - just as nuclear

ISIS Video Shows Two Mass-Executions of Christians in Libya

By | 2015-04-23T16:13:42+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News|

ISIS has released yet another graphic video showing the mass execution of Christians in Libya, and has vowed to continue killing Christians until the world submits to Islam.   The grisly footage appeared at the end of a 30-minute video by the Islamic State terror group's Al Furkan media arm, showcasing its treatment of Christians

Egypt Continues to Destroy Tunnels Along the Gaza Border

By | 2015-04-23T15:58:21+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News|

The Egyptian army has destroyed 69 tunnels along the border with Gaza since March 28, an Egyptian army spokesman said Saturday, according to the Ma’an news agency.   The spokesman, Muhammad Samir, said that Egyptian border forces stationed in the Egyptian side of Rafah had discovered and destroyed the tunnels in coordination with army engineers.

ISIS Issuing Photo ID Cards in Syria’s Raqa

By | 2015-04-23T13:19:05+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News|

The Islamic State (ISIS) group is now issuing photo identity cards in Syria's Raqa province, but only to males, along with a range of administrative documents, a monitor and activists told AFP on Friday.   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ISIS had begun issuing "identity cards to those without proof of identity and

Haniyeh: Hamas Will Continue ‘Armed Resistance’ Against Israel

By | 2015-04-23T12:54:32+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News|

Hamas deputy leader Ismail Haniyeh has declared that his movement would continue to use “armed resistance” against Israel, reports the Ma’an news agency.   "Hamas negotiates with the enemy with arms, not talks," Haniyeh said during a press conference, held Thursday, in honor Palestinian Prisoner's Day and the death of Hamas co-founder Abd al-Aziz al-Rantisi.

Why Does the Muslim World Deny the Holocaust?

By | 2015-04-23T00:35:33+00:00 April 23rd, 2015|News|

A conference on Holocaust denial in the Muslim world was held at Bar-Ilan University this week ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, featuring numerous academics, several journalists, and Itamar Marcus of Palestinian Media Watch.   At the event Arutz Sheva got a chance to speak with Dr. Mordechai Kedar of Bar-Ilan University, a renowned