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Rockets from Syria land in Golan
Heights after Lebanese Katyusha attack

Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Staff*

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 8/23/2014 7:21:19 PM

Five rockets from Syria landed across the border with Israel in the Golan Heights overnight between Saturday and Sunday. [Snip] Multiple alert sirens sounded in the Golan Regional Council warning of the attack. The projectile strike from Syria came hours after a separate incident on Saturday night in which a rocket fired from Lebanon hit a building in an open area in the Upper Galilee. Two children were lightly injured by shrapnel and four people were suffering from shock as a result of the attack. The news agency NNA, citing its correspondent in Tire, said the rockets were fired towards Israel

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Rockets from Syria land in Golan
Heights after Lebanese Katyusha attack
Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Staff*    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 7:21:19 PM     Post Reply
Five rockets from Syria landed across the border with Israel in the Golan Heights overnight between Saturday and Sunday. [Snip] Multiple alert sirens sounded in the Golan Regional Council warning of the attack. The projectile strike from Syria came hours after a separate incident on Saturday night in which a rocket fired from Lebanon hit a building in an open area in the Upper Galilee. Two children were lightly injured by shrapnel and four people were suffering from shock as a result of the attack. The news agency NNA, citing its correspondent in Tire, said the rockets were fired towards Israel

   

 

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Watch: Pro-Palestinians
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Arutz Sheva [Israel], by Tova Dvorin    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 7:10:10 PM     Post Reply
Thousands of people shouted anti-Israel and anti-Semitic slogans, wore anti-Semitic T-shirts, and defended Hitler on Saturday--all in alleged defense of a "free Gaza" and "Palestinian rights" at a protest outside London´s Downing Street. Breitbart News reporters at the scene reported a current of violence running through the crowd, with at least one peaceful pro-Israel counter-protester saying he felt "physically intimidated." Police later banned the man from participating, possibly for his safety; reporters were also asked to leave. Hate crimes against Jews have risen 383% worldwide since 2013, including a 436% hate crime hike in Europe. Thousands of people have participated in anti-Israel

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thousands to pampered dog
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Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 2:36:21 PM     Post Reply
Lauren Bacall, one of the last great actresses of cinema´s golden era, has left $10,000 (£6,000) to her pampered dog Sophie. The star, nicknamed "The Look" for her smouldering on-screen presence, died this month at the age of 89 in New York, the city where she was born and raised. Her estate documents show she left $26.6 million, split between her three children, plus a special bequest to her beloved papillon dog. That money will go to her youngest son, Sam Robards, 53, to ensure that Sophie continues to live in the manner to which she is accustomed. Neighbours frequently

Isil: the world must tackle
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Telegraph [UK], by Janet Daley    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 1:58:24 PM     Post Reply
We are not engaged in a religious war. This is not a confrontation between Islam and the West. To start from that premise is to place Isil (which should not be called by its presumptive title “Islamic State”) on precisely the ground it wishes to occupy. [Snip] The contest is not modern liberal democracy versus the Dark Ages. This is to impose meaning on what is, in truth, meaningless. There is nothing coherent or comprehensible at the heart of the homicidal Isil frenzy. It is just what it looks like: psychopathic nihilism. Indeed, it may be worse than counterproductive to

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 1:36:32 PM     Post Reply
The US is considering escalating its assault on Islamic State and the Levant extremists with air raids, drone strikes and special forces operations inside Syria following the murder of James Foley, an American journalist. Barack Obama has so far resisted calls for attacks inside Syria, and justified similar operations in Iraq as protecting US forces or preventing the genocide of religious minorities at the hands of Sunni fundamentalists. However, the graphic video of Mr Foley’s death has brought a hardening of Washington’s position. Benjamin Rhodes, the president’s deputy national security adviser, told reporters in Martha’s Vineyard, where Mr Obama is

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Jerusalem Post [Israel], by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 9:22:00 AM     Post Reply
The IDF called on residents of Gaza to steer clear of areas used to wage attacks against Israel. The army distributed leaflets across the coastal territory and warned the population via recorded voice messages and text messages that it "will use force against any military or civilian facility used for terrorist activities." "Any house that is used to wage attacks against Israel will be targeted," the leaflets read. "The mission is still ongoing; Beware." . "For your own safety," the army admonished Gaza residents, "prevent terrorists from using your property for terror activities and keep clear from any place where

   

 

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Iran says it will send aid to Gaza after Egypt agrees to allow the shipment to enter through the Rafiah crossing. Iran plans to send aid to Gaza after Egypt said it would allow the shipment to enter the territory, an Iranian diplomatic source said on Friday, according to AFP. [Snip] The source said a first Iranian Red Crescent shipment of 100 tons of medicine and food would be flown "soon" to Cairo. "The package weighs 100 tons and consists of food and medication," IRNA quoted the source as saying. Tehran said at the end of July it had sent a first

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Climate change is a serious problem because... Ferguson. So says environmental activist Deirdre Smith of left-wing pressure group 350.org. In an editorial written for Common Dreams ("Breaking News and Views for the Progressive Community"), she claims that it "isn´t hard" to link the current tensions in Ferguson, Missouri with global warming. She writes: When crisis hits, the underlying racism in our society comes to the surface in very clear ways. Climate change is bringing nothing if not clarity to the persistent and overlapping crises of our time. Warming to the immense stupidity of her theme, she goes on: Communities of

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Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 8:25:41 AM     Post Reply
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Theresa May: New laws
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Telegraph [UK], by Tim Ross*    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/23/2014 8:18:43 AM     Post Reply
Labour has offered support for the Home Secretary’s plan for new laws to tackle extremism amid growing calls for tougher measures to combat British jihadists. Yvette Cooper, the shadow home secretary, welcomed Theresa May’s proposals for a new powers to ban extremist groups and civil court injunctions--likened to anti-social behaviour orders--to stop radical individuals trying to brainwash others. [Snip] However, Miss Cooper called for more detail on the proposed measures to ban extremist groups and urged the government to strengthen anti-terrorism legislation by looking again at bringing back controversial control

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Daily Mail [UK], by Kieran Corcoran    Original Article
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Three British men waging jihad in the Middle East alongside the Islamic State (IS) have emerged as potential identities for the masked extremist who killed James Foley in a brutal propaganda video. The men, all in their early twenties, are thought to be in the IS capital of Raqqa, Syria. They enter the frame as security sources say MI5 are getting closer to discovering who the executioner, known only as ´John´, could be. The fighter, who spoke with a British accent, butchered Mr Foley, an American journalist, in front of cameras, claiming it was retaliation for U.S. air strikes on the Islamic

   

 



 
WAR DRUMS: ISIS is ´rapidly developing
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city,´ senator warns as Hagel says
military must ´get ready´ for action
Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 8/22/2014 7:30:59 PM     Post Reply
A U.S. senator warned on Thursday that ISIS, the militant terror group sweeping across Iraq, aims to destroy an American population center and is working on a plan to do it. ´They´re crazy out there and they´re rapidly developing a method of blowing up a major U.S. city and people just can´t believe that´s happening,´ Republican Sen. Jim Inhofe told the Fox-25 television in Oklahoma City. Inhofe, the ranking GOP member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, warned that leaders of ISIS ´are really bad terrorists. They´re so bad even al-Qaeda is afraid of them.´



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