The failed $500 million program to set up a proxy army in Syria was a test, US President Barack Obama told ’60 Minutes’, adding that he had doubts about the project from the start. He also ruled out sending US troops to Syria. “I’ve been skeptical from the get-go about the notion that we were going to effectively create this proxy army inside of Syria,” Obama said in the interview. “My goal has been to try to test the proposition, can we be able to train and equip a moderate opposition that’s willing to fight ISIL?” Broadcast Sunday night, Obama’s interview … Continue reading #Obama was ‘skeptical’ of #Syria rebel #boondoggle
Many of those wounded in Tuesday’s two deadly terror attacks in Jerusalem were transported for emergency treatment to Shaarei Tzedek hospital. Hospital officials say they received nine patients with a variety of wounds ranging from stab wounds to gunshot wounds and injuries consistent with being run over. One patient was pronounced dead upon arrival, while another two were in critical condition, according to Dr. Ofer Marin, who heads the hospital’s trauma unit.After undergoing emergency surgery the two have stabilized, and there is no immediate threat to their lives, he added. Source: Jerusalem Hospital ‘Prepared for Major Attacks’ – Inside Israel – … Continue reading #Jerusalem Hospital ‘Prepared for Major Attacks’
California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill that orders faith-based organizations to refer women to abortionists, even though the same idea was tried in New York and failed. Brown’s signature on AB 775 already has triggered a series … Continue reading #California forces #Christians to disobey own beliefs
Anticipating a Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis wrote Kentucky state lawmakers early in 2015 requesting they exempt country clerks who had religious objections from being required to issue same-sex marriage licenses. Davis … Continue reading Newly Uncovered Letters From #KimDavis Sheds Light
Police in Turkey have detained the chief editor of an opposition English-language newspaper for posting tweets critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Bulent Kenes, editor-in-chief of Today’s Zaman, was taken away from the newspaper’s headquarters in Istanbul on Friday as supporters chanted: “Free media cannot be silenced!” The detention was televised live. Source: Turkish journalist arrested for tweets criticizing Erdogan | The Times of Israel Continue reading #Turkish #journalist arrested for #tweets criticizing Erdogan
One of three Americans who helped foil a terror attack on a French train in August was stabbed multiple times in the chest on Wednesday, according to the US Air Force. The attack, which happened in Sacramento, California, is under investigation. Source: Hero who saved lives during French train attack stabbed multiple times in California — RT USA Continue reading Hero of Foiled French train attack stabbed in #California
KABUL (AFP) Thirty-three people are still missing five days after a catastrophic US air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz that has prompted international outrage, medical charity Doctors Without Borders said Thursday. Of the missing, nine are patients and 24 are staff, according to Guilhem Molinie, country representative for Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Afghanistan. Source: Flash – 33 MSF staff, patients still missing after US Kunduz air strike – France 24 Continue reading 33 #MSF staff, patients still missing after US #Kunduz air strike
ISIS savages cut off a Christian boy’s fingertips in front of his preacher father before crucifying the pair of them, it has been reported. The terror group were trying to force Syrian Christians in a village near Aleppo to convert … Continue reading #ISIS crucifies #Christian boy
NATO has started its biggest exercise since 2002 with 36,000 international troops from 30 states, including non-NATO nations, participating in the drills which are taking place at sea, in the air and across the territory of three European states. The alliance has kicked off its massive “Trident Juncture 2015” exercises which will last until November 16. Along with the NATO member states, seven more partner nations are participating in the drills: Australia, Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Finland, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Sweden and Ukraine. Source: 36,000 troops, 200 aircraft & 60 vessels: NATO launches biggest war games in … Continue reading NATO Launches #TridentJuncture15 Biggest #War Games Since 9/11
Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Friday met in New York with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and expressed his dismay over the fact that Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas has not condemned Thursday’s terror attack in Samaria in which Rabbi Eitam and Naama Henkin were murdered in front of their children.At the start of the meeting, Netanyahu stressed that Israel plans to respond to the cruel murder.”I wish to extend my condolences to the family. This murder will not pass without a response,” he said, adding, “We’ve increased the presence of our forces on the ground, we are … Continue reading #Netanyahu Asked #Kerry: Where’s #Abbas’s Condemnation Thursday’s terror attack?
A shooting attack took place just after 9 p.m. on Thursday night, with initial reports indicating two people in their 30s were killed in the gunfire. MDA volunteers said that the victims were a man and a woman and that they were dead when the volunteers arrived on the scene. They had suffered wounds in the upper body. Four children were in the vehicle. The children are aged four months, four years, 7 and 9. They were unhurt and did not require evacuation to hospital. Source: Couple Murdered in Terror Road Shooting – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading Couple Murdered By #Islam #Terrorists in Terror Road Shooting #Israel
A massacre was thwarted after police uncovered a terrorist plot being directed by a schoolboy from his bedroom in Blackburn, a court has heard. The Islamic State supporter, described as highly intelligent but “abusive and aggressive” to his teachers, … Continue reading Teen #ISIS Supporter Had ‘Beheading List’
A US District Court judge has dismissed claims against Saudi Arabia that it provided material support to Al-Qaeda ahead of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, ruling that the country has sovereign immunity. In the aftermath of 9/11, some relatives of the more than 3,000 deceased victims sought billions of dollars in damages from companies, countries ‒ including the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia ‒ and organizations accused of aiding Al-Qaeda and other terror groups in carrying out the hijackings. In 2003, the 9/11 Commission found that there was no evidence that Saudi Arabia helped finance Al-Qaeda. Source: Judge tosses … Continue reading Judge tosses 9/11 suit against #SaudiArabia, citing sovereign immunity
FOREST ACRES, S.C. – A police officer responding to a report of a suspicious person was fatally shot at a suburban South Carolina mall on Wednesday, and police say a suspect is in custody. The incident began when the report came in just before 8 a.m., Forest Acres police Chief Gene Sealy told reporters. Two officers responded and attempted to talk to the person, who fled on foot and ran through parts of Richland Mall, including the Barnes and Noble bookstore, officials said. Source: Police officer dies in South Carolina mall shooting | Fox News Continue reading Police officer dies from Richland Mall shooting #PoliceLivesMatter
Russia has struck eight Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) targets in Syria, the country’s Defense Ministry said, adding that civilian infrastructure was avoided during the operations.“Today, Russian aerospace force jets delivered pinpoint strikes on eight ISIS terror group targets in Syria. In total, 20 flights were made,” spokesperson for the Russian Defense Ministry, Igor Konashenkov, said. “As a result, arms and fuel depots and military equipment were hit. ISIS coordination centers in the mountains were totally Source: 8 ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in Syria – Russian military — RT News Continue reading 8 #ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in #Syria – #Russianmilitary
Perhaps if Ralphie had been told his Red Ryder BB gun was legally considered a “firearm” in some states, he wouldn’t have had to be told “you’ll shoot your eye out.”It turns out the spring air action pellet gun … Continue reading Court ruling makes Minnesota latest state to call BB gun firearm #2A lost!
Police are currently responding to a report of a shooting at a medical clinic in Rockford, Illinois. Crusader Community Health CEO Gordon Eggers says that law enforcement is converging to the second floor of the clinic, according to a local NBC affiliate.Patients, nurses and doctors are reported to have taken shelter inside storefronts, according to local busiensses. Streets in the area have been closed off.Crusader VP of Development Linda Niemec says that some staff are still inside the building, but are in a secure location. Source: Gunman reported in medical clinic in Rockford, Illinois — RT USA Continue reading #Gunman reported in medical clinic in #Rockford, Illinois
A second French jihadist, Salim Benghalem, has been named as a possible captor of Western hostages in Syria, a source close to the case told AFP on Friday. Benghalem was named along with Mehdi Nemmouche, who carried out a fatal … Continue reading French #Jihadi Who Held Journalists Captive Is Named!
In a controversial move by the Catholic church, Pope Francis has come out in vocal support of RFID Chip technologies and the extraordinary potential they hold for mankind. The outrage stems from a belief held by many Evangelicals, Fundamentalists … Continue reading #PopeFrancis Goes Public With Support Of #RFID Chip Implantation #falsprophet
US President Barack Obama has said in a joint press conference with Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping that he has told his guest cyber attacks must stop. He said the two leaders had agreed that neither country’s government would conduct … Continue reading #Obama Tells #Xi (Chinese Presiden) Hacking Must Stop