Pallywood: Examination of Staged ‘News’ in Palestine (video):
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Pallywood: Examination of Staged ‘News’ in Palestine (video):
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Government Accountability Office Releases Scathing Report on DHS ‘Gaps’:
The Department of Homeland Security has made only a small dent in dealing with the millions of immigrants who have illegally overstayed their visas, despite the fact that several Sept. 11 hijackers were able to remain in the country by doing just that.
The finding was one of many outlined in a new report this week by the Government Accountability Office measuring progress at the department created in the wake of the 2001 [...]READ MORE »
Six-year-old Irish Girl Abducted and Taken to Syria:
The six-year-old Irish girl who went missing from her home in Cyprus this week has been brought to Syria by her father.
A spokesperson for the Department of Foreign Affairs has told TheJournal.ie that it is continuing to provide consular assistance to the family of May Assad Monaghan, who is originally from Swords in Co. Dublin.
The spokesperson has said that while the department cannot comment on the child’s whereabouts, it is liaising with the [...]READ MORE »
Terror Arrests Shows Germany Should Stay Alert, says Merkel:
The arrest this week of two Muslim men on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack in Germany shows that the country cannot afford to let its guard down, Chancellor Angela Merkel told a newspaper in comments released before their Sunday publication.
The two men were arrested Thursday in Berlin on suspicion of plotting a terrorist attack, after police swooped in before the men could mix chemicals to make homemade explosives.
Chemicals merchants tipped off [...]READ MORE »
Obamas Statement To Global US Embassies: ‘The United States is Not and Never Will Be At War With Islam’:
On this 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11th, 2001, we remember that 9/11 was not only an attack on the United States; it was an attack on the world and on the entire humanity and hopes that we share.
We remember that among the nearly 3,000 innocent people lost that day were hundreds of citizens from more than 90 nations. [...]READ MORE »
9/11 Remembered: The Story of a Hero:
Moments after the first airliner slammed into the North Tower, Rick Rescorla threw on his suit jacket, and left his office on the 44th floor of 2 World Trade Center, bullhorn, walkie-talkie and cell phone in hand. It was shortly after 8:46 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001, and an otherwise cloudless sky was filling with thick black smoke that now poured from the North Tower. The Port Authority of New York, the World Trade [...]READ MORE »
Libya Should be Governed by Sharia: Imam:
The new Libya to emerge after the ouster of Moamer Kadhafi will be Islamic in character and should be governed in accordance with sharia, or Islamic law, a prayer leader said in Tripoli today.
Speaking to thousands of worshippers attending weekly Muslim prayers in Martyrs’ Square, formerly known as Green Square, Sheikh Abdel Ghani Abu Ghrass said “we must underline the Islamic character of the new Libyan state.”
He added the future Libya “should be governed [...]READ MORE »
World Finances Falter But G8 nations Pledge Aid to Middle East, Africa in Wake of Arab Spring Uprisings:
Finance ministers and central bankers from the world’s most developed nations are meeting in Marseilles, France for a second day of discussions on ways to revive the faltering global economy.
The officials from the Group of Seven nations plus Russia tacked a second day of talks Saturday onto Friday’s G7 meeting to pledge assistance to countries in the Middle East and North Africa to [...]READ MORE »
Update: Egypt on High Alert, Israeli Ambassador Evacuated After Embassy Attack:
Three people were killed in clashes overnight between police and protesters outside Israel’s embassy in Cairo, and a fourth died of a heart attack, Egyptian hospital sources said on Saturday.
The medics said the bodies of those killed were taken to three hospital morgues
in the capital, but they did provide the exact cause of death.
The health ministry had earlier reported one fatality from a heart attack.
More than 1,000 people, including some [...]READ MORE »
French Police Stop Facebook Page Calling on People to Cut Muslims’ Throats:
French police are trying to track down the instigator of a Facebook page that called on people to cut the throats of Muslims on the Eid Al-Adha holiday. The page has been closed down but its author is being sought for breaking anti-racist laws.
Spotted by the Collective against Islamophobia, the page, reproduced on the collective’s website, was headlined “Cut Muslims’ throats, not sheep’s”.
It called on people all over the [...]READ MORE »
Iran Releases Sex Ed DVD:
Sex is a taboo subject in Iran, but in a rare, progressive move, the Iranian government has released a sex-ed DVD entitled Ashenayeh Mahboub or “The Beloved Companion”.
The video starts with two flowers flirtatiously swirling around each other. Then, one flower encapsulates the other. This is followed by a shot of hundreds of swimming sperm. (You don’t have to understand Persian to enjoy the first few minutes of this video, set to the sound of Richard Strauss’s Thus Spoke [...]READ MORE »
Britain: Four Life Terms for Jihad Recruiter:
A former Taliban fighter who ran a “recruitment centre” for home-grown extremists in the UK to go to Afghanistan to kill British troops was yesterday given four life sentences.
Munir Farooqi, 54, was at the centre of a plot to radicalise and persuade vulnerable young men to “fight, kill and die” in a jihad in Afghanistan, Manchester Crown Court heard.
Pakistani-born British citizen Farooqi, of Victoria Terrace, Longsight, Manchester, was captured in a police sting when [...]READ MORE »
The War America Fights, by Caroline Glick
The War on Terror suffers from three inherent problems that make it impossible for the US to win.
Ten years ago, in the shadow of the crater at Ground Zero, the smoldering Pentagon and a field of honor in Pennsylvania, America found itself at war.
Today, a decade on, America is still at war.
Ten years after the September 11, 2001, attacks, the time has come to assess the progress of America’s war. But to assess its [...]READ MORE »
Hamas Considering Moving to Cairo:
Hamas co-founder Mahmoud al-Zahar announced Friday the terror movement is may relocate its headquarters from Damascus to Cairo. It is the first time a senior Hamas official openly admitted they were looking at a move.
“All the Palestinians in Syria are in distress, not just Hamas. There are many options in terms of the organization’s headquarters and Egypt is one of them,” he said.
Al-Zahar also addressed the possibility that other senior Hamas officials will return to Gaza [...]READ MORE »
Militant Group Bans Teaching English in Schools:
The English language in Somalia has been under threat by the Al-Qaeda linked militant group Al-Shabab, according to London based pan -Arab newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi.
Through intimidation Al-Shabab militants in control of the the southern Somali city of Chisimaio have banned the teaching of English in schools, ordering teachers to replaced it with Arabic – the language of the Koran.
“We were following a program used in Kenya, Sudan and Malaysia that uses only English in [...]READ MORE »
Australian Intelligence Agency Tripled in Size Since 911:
Australia’s elite security agency, the Australian Security and Intelligence Organisation (ASIO), has trebled in size since the September 11 attacks, but such growth is justified, according to the bureau’s leader.
ASIO director-general David Irvine said ASIO had to take on more resources to manage a unique terror threat in the wake of the attack on New York.
He said that growth was “certainly justified” but acknowledged there would always be debate about the size and [...]READ MORE »
Christian Kidnapped and Killed Traveling to Pilgrimage:
Sunil Masih, a 25 year old Pakistani Christian, was kidnapped and killed as he walked on a pilgrimage to the shrine of the Virgin Mary in Mariamabad, the “city of Mary,” in the province of Punjab. The Pakistan Christian Post (PCP) reports that during the journey the young man left the group for a few minutes, heading for the fields for physiological needs, and his body was found shortly after, with visible signs of [...]READ MORE »
Starving Christians Kept Captive at Home Agree to Strip Down Church to Appease Angry Muslim Mob
Christians in the Upper Egyptian village of Elmarinab in Edfu, Aswan province, have been forbidden to leave their homes or buy food until they remove the dome of St. George’s Church, which was rebuilt in its previous location. Village Muslims, backed by Muslim Salafists from neighboring villages, have threatened to demolish the church on Friday September 9 after prayers and use it as a mosque.
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MUST READ:: FBI Releases Image of Man Wanted For 911 Threats (SHARE WIDELY):
This is believed to be one of the men counter terrorism chiefs say are plotting a terrorist attack in America on the 10th anniversary of the 9/11.
An image of American-born 22-year-old Jude Kenan Mohammad has been posted on the FBI’s Ten Most Wanted list.
He has been linked to what officials have called a credible but unconfirmed al-Qaeda threat to set off a car bomb on bridges or tunnels [...]READ MORE »
Egyptians Break into Israeli Embassy in Cairo:
Protesters broke into the Israeli Embassy in Cairo Friday and dumped documents out of the windows as hundreds more demonstrated outside, prompting the ambassador to rush to the airport to leave. The unrest was a further worsening of already deteriorating ties between Israel and post-Hosni Mubarak Egypt.
Egyptian police made no attempt to intervene during the day as crowds of hundreds tore down an embassy security wall with sledgehammers and their bare hands or after [...]READ MORE »