ROFL John #Kerry among top contender for Nobel Peace Prize  

, Norway — Europe’s record-breaking refugee crisis was a hot topic ahead of the Nobel Peace Prize announcement on Friday, but a Saudi blogger, a pope who reveres the Earth and its poorest people and the key players in the Iranian nuclear deal were also generating buzz. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has given no clues but those bringing relief to the hundreds of thousands of desperate people arriving in Europe have attracted interest from gamblers and pundits. Here are some names being mentioned in the annual Peace Prize guessing game: Source: Kerry, Zarif said among top contenders for Nobel Peace … Continue reading ROFL John #Kerry among top contender for Nobel Peace Prize  

#Breaking #Russian Missiles Fall Short, They Hit #Iran

Four Russian cruise missiles aimed at targets in Syria instead crashed in Iran, a US official said Thursday, declining to comment on whether there were any casualties.The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the missiles landed in Iran on Wednesday, but did not provide details about where they might have landed. The official was confirming a story first reported by CNN. Russia conducted its first airstrikes in Syria last week, and on Wednesday Moscow ramped up its war by unleashing cruise missiles from the Caspian Sea. Source: Russian Missiles Fall Short of Syria, Hit Iran – Global Agenda – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading #Breaking #Russian Missiles Fall Short, They Hit #Iran

NATO Launches #TridentJuncture15 Biggest #War Games Since 9/11

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

#IslamicJihad Claims #Israel Attack: “Intifada 3 Has Begun?” 

  The Islamic Jihad terrorist group has claimed responsibility for sending the 19-year-old Arab terrorist who murdered two Israelis and wounded two others in a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night.The terrorist was named as Mohannad Shafik Halabi, a resident of Al-Bireh located adjacent to Ramallah in Samaria.”Mohannad Shafik Halabi, 19, is a member of Islamic Jihad,” a senior member of the Gaza-based terror group told AFP on condition of anonymity, after the group issued a statement hailing the attack and saying it was in response to Israeli “terrorist crimes” against Palestinian Arabs.Just days before the attack, Halabi posted on … Continue reading #IslamicJihad Claims #Israel Attack: “Intifada 3 Has Begun?” 

#Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

On Saturday, during the Jewish Sabbath, Palestinians claimed that a Jewish resident of Judea-Samaria shot and wounded a six-year-old child near to Kalkilyeh, lightly wounding him.According to initial Palestinian claims, the child was standing by the side of the road when an Israeli car stopped close by. At that point, they claimed, a “settler” emerged, drew his weapon and shot the child in his stomach. The child was then transferred for treatment in Kalkiyeh. Source: Palestinian Child Shoots Self – Blames ‘Settlers’ – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading #Palestinian Child Shoots Self Then Blames #Israel ‘Settlers’ 

Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

Two people have been killed and three others wounded in a terrorist attack near the Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City on Saturday night, shortly after the end of Shabbat.Several of the victims are members of the same family. The 40-year-old father was hospitalized at Jerusalem’s Shaarei Tzedek hospital in critical condition with multiple stab wounds, but was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. Source: Two Killed in Jerusalem Terrorist Attack – Defense/Security – News – Arutz Sheva Continue reading Two Killed in #Jerusalem #Terrorist Attack

#Iraq PM open Door to #Russian airstrikes on #IslamicState militants

Lavrov said that Russia would not go if they were not invited, looks like the invitations are in the mail…   Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi told FRANCE24 in an exclusive interview on Thursday that he is open to allowing … Continue reading #Iraq PM open Door to #Russian airstrikes on #IslamicState militants

#Abbas: #Palestinians won’t be bound by #OsloAccords with #Israel

  New York City (CNN)Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas accused Israel of not committing to peace agreements known as the Oslo Accords and declared that Palestinians “cannot continue to be bound by these agreements.” “They leave us no choice but to insist that we will not remain the only ones committed to the implementation of these agreements, while Israel continuously violates them,” Abbas said Wednesday in a speech to the United Nations General Assembly. Source: Abbas: Palestinians won’t be bound by Oslo Accords – CNN.com Continue reading #Abbas: #Palestinians won’t be bound by #OsloAccords with #Israel

8 #ISIS targets hit during 20 combat flights in #Syria – #Russianmilitary

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

#ISIS militants in #Iraq, #Syria have WMD components, #Lavrov warns UN Security Council 

  Islamic State militants are in possession of weapons of mass destruction components, Sergey Lavrov, Russia’s foreign minister has warned the UN Security Council meeting, urging for the IS to be included on an anti-terrorist sanction list as a separate subject. Source: ISIS militants in Iraq, Syria have WMD components, Lavrov warns UN Security Council — RT News Continue reading #ISIS militants in #Iraq, #Syria have WMD components, #Lavrov warns UN Security Council 

#ISIS cracks down on school playgrounds to enforce gender separation of parents  

The terrorist group Islamic State has shut down playgrounds in a Syrian city, because unrelated men and women bringing their children to play there could mingle, a monitoring group has reported. The Islamic State morality police Hesbah targeted playgrounds in the city of Mayadin in the eastern Deir ez-Zor province, local sources told the London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. Several men and women were arrested by ISIS gunmen “for not abiding by Islamic rules on dress.”A similar crackdown on playgrounds was reported in the ISIS Syrian stronghold of Raqqa, where three women were arrested for not being accompanied by … Continue reading #ISIS cracks down on school playgrounds to enforce gender separation of parents  

#OpNimr #FreeNimr #Anonymous targets #Saudi websites as teen awaits #crucifixion for ‘anti-govt activities’

Hacktivist group Anonymous has called out Saudi Arabia for its horrific human rights record by attacking the Gulf kingdom’s government websites. The attack is in response to the upholding of a death sentence handed down to 17-year-old Mohammed al-Nimr. Earlier … Continue reading #OpNimr #FreeNimr #Anonymous targets #Saudi websites as teen awaits #crucifixion for ‘anti-govt activities’

#Cruz on #Ayatollah: ‘We may have to help introduce him to the 72 virgins’ 

  Washington (CNN)Ted Cruz suggested Friday, perhaps half-heartedly, that the U.S. might have to kill the Iranian ayatollah if the country tries to acquire a nuclear weapon. Speaking at the Values Voter Summit in Washington, Cruz launched into his usual … Continue reading #Cruz on #Ayatollah: ‘We may have to help introduce him to the 72 virgins’ 

Ted #Cruz Brings Values Voter Summit to their Feet, Again

GOP presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)96me into the Values Voter Summit with jokes targeting Democrat Hillary Clinton. Cruz asked the crowd, “How many of ya’ll have watched the Republican debates?” He then said it was fantastic that there was such an array of leaders stepping up on the GOP side. “What a contrast, with the Democrats!”The crowd laughed, but Cruz wasn’t done.“I’m pretty sure the first Democratic debate is going to consist of Hillary Clinton and the Chipotle clerk,” Cruz added, pointing out Democrats keep moving their debates: “Move it to 2017!”Cruz said America might see its first Democratic … Continue reading Ted #Cruz Brings Values Voter Summit to their Feet, Again

‘Every 5 Minutes a #Christian Is Martyred for Their Faith by #Muslims #ISIS,’

        A persecution watchdog group is warning believers that statistics suggest a Christian is martyred for their faith every five minutes somewhere around the world. As part of this year’s International Day of Prayer, which falls on … Continue reading ‘Every 5 Minutes a #Christian Is Martyred for Their Faith by #Muslims #ISIS,’

#Christians Are Being Denied US Visas While #Obama Allows in 10,000 #Muslims

‘Cradle of Christianity Is Wiped Off the Map,’ Evangelicals Warn “And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye … Continue reading #Christians Are Being Denied US Visas While #Obama Allows in 10,000 #Muslims