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Terrorists Hit Peace Rally in Turkey: At Least 86 Killed

Saturday, October 10th, 2015 - by Michael van der Galien

Earlier today, a road junction in the center of the Turkish capital Ankara was hit by two blasts. Turkey’s Interior Ministry reports that at least 86 people have died in the terror attacks. 186  people are reported wounded. The attacks – probably carried out by suicide bombers – took place at a rally where all […]

Video: ISIS Executes Three Assyrian Christians, Threatens More Executions if Ransom not Paid

Thursday, October 8th, 2015 - by Patrick Poole

An ISIS video apparently taken several weeks ago has emerged of the terror group executing three Assyrian Christian men with bullets to the back of the head and then showing three more hostages demanding payment of $50,000 for each additional captive. There are an estimated 280+ additional Assyrian Christian hostages held by ISIS. As each […]

Russia Bombing ISIS Targets in Syria

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 - by Walter Hudson

As American hegemony in the Middle East wanes, Russia rises to fill the power gap. Tuesday saw a series of Russian attacks against ISIS targets in Syria. Russia Today reports: The Russian jets destroyed an Islamic State army munitions plant outside Damascus as well as two command centers in Deir ez-Zor, according to the ministry’s […]

Palestinians Gone Wild: One Stabbing Attack After Another

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015 - by Michael van der Galien

Earlier this morning a Palestinian woman stabbed an Israeli civilian in the back. Luckily, the victim was armed. He was able to save his own life by shooting his attacker. The terrorist attack was carried out at Jerusalem’s Lions’ Gate in the Old City. Although some details remain unclear, police say the victim of the stabbing […]

‘Afghanistan Is Again at a Decisive Point’: General Says Obama Needs New Plan

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The general in command of U.S. forces in Afghanistan told senators today that the fall of Kunduz was “absolutely” a victory for the Taliban and President Obama needs to reconsider troops levels there in the face of ISIS’ rise. Gen. John Campbell told the Senate Armed Services Committee that the coalition was “surprised” when the […]

Netanyahu: Shut Down Stores of Palestinian Shopkeepers Who Mocked and Abused Jewish Stabbing Victim

Tuesday, October 6th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu today visited the site at which a West Bank couple were slain by Hamas terrorists five days ago, stressing that fighting terrorism “does not require harsh criticism, it requires a lot of strength, a resolute attitude, much composure and thoroughness.” And Netanyahu dropped in on the IDF Samaria Brigade HQ […]

Netanyahu: ‘No Restrictions’ on Israeli Security Forces to Crush Terrorists After Hamas Kills Couple

Monday, October 5th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has given the green light to security forces to unleash fury on terrorists who are striking at Israelis. Rabbi Eitam Henkin and his wife Naama, both in their 30s, were driving with their family in the West Bank last week when a car containing at least two Palestinian gunmen pulled […]

Kerry Suggests Peace Process Could ‘Eliminate’ Murders of West Bank Israelis

Friday, October 2nd, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Standing next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the day after a West Bank couple was murdered in front of their four kids, Secretary of State John Kerry suggested that the peace process being pushed by the administration could end all of these slayings. Rabbi Eitam Henkin and his wife Naama, both in their 30s, […]

Shocking: New U.S. Army Patch Closely Resembles ISIS Logo

Thursday, October 1st, 2015 - by Michael van der Galien

A new combat patch worn by U.S. soldiers fighting against ISIS in Iraq is drawing flak from service members because it closely resembles logos of the very same jihadists they’re fighting: Soldiers serving in Operation Inherent Resolve have worn the patch since April of this year. There is even a medal version that soldiers can […]

Obama Vows to Veto Bill That Would Make Iran Pay Judgments to Terror Victims

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The White House threatened to veto legislation that blocks sanctions relief to Iran until it pays its bill of court-ordered damages to victims of terrorism. The Justice for Victims of Iranian Terrorism Act was introduced by Rep. Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) earlier this month. The House Rules Committee is marking up the bill today. “The President […]

Obama Admin Granted Asylum to 1,519 Foreigners Tied to Terrorism

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

A disturbing new report obtained by Judicial Watch shows that the Obama administration has granted residency or asylum to 1,519 foreigners who supported terrorism at one time. Apparently, Obama’s Homeland Security chief determined that the recently admitted Islamists only participated in terrorist activities “while under duress.” The Obama administration unilaterally eased restrictions on asylum seekers […]

British Jihadist Who Complained About Bad Manners Fields ‘Ask ISIS’ Q&A

Tuesday, September 29th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The British jihadist who complained about bad manners and dirty kitchens in the Islamic State is back with an “ask ISIS” Q&A, complete with advice to a Western woman fearful she won’t be able to compete with “pretty teenagers” to find a jihadist hubby. Omar Hussain, a 27-year-old former grocery store security guard from southern […]

‘A Reaffirmation of Precipitous Withdrawal’: Fifth-Largest City in Afghanistan Falls to Taliban

Monday, September 28th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Afghan officials are reporting that the fifth largest city in the country has fallen to the Taliban. Kunduz, in the northeast corner of Afghanistan, succumbed to “a massive and well executed attack” beginning at 3 a.m. on the eve of the one-year anniversary of the country’s unity government. “Insurgents closed off the only four access […]

World’s Leading State Sponsor of Terrorism Calls for New World Order to Battle Terrorism

Monday, September 28th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani told the United Nations today that the Islamic Republic wants to lead an international coalition to go after terrorism. The leader of the world’s No. 1 state sponsor of terrorism said the nuclear deal “is not the final objective but a development which can and should be the basis of further […]

Pro-Israel Advocates Fight Back as New York School Teaches Third Graders to Be ‘Freedom Fighters for Palestine’

Saturday, September 26th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Bassem Tamimi, father of the infamous Pallywood star “Shirley Temper,” was invited to speak to a classroom of third graders in Ithaca, New York. Legal Insurrection broke the story: An uproar is brewing in Ithaca, New York, after anti-Israel activists bragged on Facebook how they managed to bring Palestinian activist Bassem Tamimi to a third-grade […]

CENTCOM: Syrian Rebel Unit Gave Quarter of Its U.S.-Coalition Equipment to al-Nusra

Friday, September 25th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

U.S. Central Command acknowledged today that a Syrian rebel unit that received U.S. equipment gave a quarter of it to the al-Qaeda-aligned al-Nusra Front “purportedly” in exchange for safe passage through a Nusra-controlled area. CENTCOM said it received the report at about 1 p.m. that a commander of a New Syrian Forces unit had gifted […]

ISIS Intel Scandal Probe Widens, Whistleblower Visits Capitol Hill

Thursday, September 24th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

The scope of the probe into allegations of intel manipulation regarding the Islamic State and other terrorist groups expanded significantly in recent days, Fox News reports, with one whistleblower now talking to congressional aides. A congressional source confirmed that aides on the Senate intelligence and armed services committees have met with the whistle-blower. At least five congressional […]

What the Media Is Showing, but Isn’t Saying About Syrian Refugees

Wednesday, September 23rd, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

The photo above was featured in a Reuters report on Syrian migrants travelling between Serbia and Croatia in an attempt to obtain refugee status in Europe. The fairly dull report read: Serbia gave Croatia an end-Wednesday deadline to fully lift a blockade on cargo traffic or face retaliatory measures, as relations between the ex-Yugoslav neighbors sour […]

More Signs ISIS Menace Growing

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - by James Jay Carafano

It has been three months since the head of the FBI publicly acknowledged that ISIS is a much bigger deal than al Qaeda. Since that time, reports of ISIS global activities have only grown more alarming. And credible warnings keep on coming. Last week, The Dallas Morning News quoted a local FBI official who stated that […]

Taliban: U.S. Facing More 9/11s ‘Everywhere’ and at ‘Every Moment of Your Life’

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The new leader of the Taliban marked Eid al-Adha — the “Feast of the Sacrifice,” beginning Wednesday evening — with a warning to America that the terrorism that brought U.S. forces to Afghanistan isn’t over. Mullah Mansour, who formally took over leadership of the Taliban when they admitted in July that one-eyed leader Mullah Omar […]

Report: U.S.-Trained, ‘Vetted Moderate’ Syrian Rebel Leader Defects to Al-Qaeda, Turns Weapons Over to Terror Group

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015 - by Patrick Poole

Reports since yesterday indicate that a U.S.-trained Syrian rebel leader has deceived his American handlers and has defected to Jabhat al-Nusra — the official al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria. This report comes just days after a senior U.S. military commander told Congress that only 4 to 5 U.S.-trained Syrian fighters are effectively engaged against ISIS as […]

Ted Cruz Schools John Kasich on the Horrendous Iran Deal

Friday, September 18th, 2015 - by Michael van der Galien

A lot has been said and written about this week’s presidential debate hosted by CNN. Many people have focused on exchanges between Carly Fiorina and Donald Trump, or between Rand Paul and The Donald, and between Chris Christie and the two “outsiders.” Of course there was also the confrontation between Trump and Jeb Bush. Great: […]

State Department Warns Americans to Get Out of Libya Now

Thursday, September 17th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The State Department has warned all Americans in Libya to get out of the country “immediately.” The new travel warning stresses that “extremist groups continue to plan terrorist attacks against U.S. interests in the Middle East region, including Libya.” “The Libyan government has not been able to build its military and police forces and improve […]

Gun Company ‘Slammed’ for Making ‘Christian Assault Rifle’

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 - by Liz Sheld

Deutsche Welle is reporting about a U.S. firearms company that makes a rifle bearing Christian iconography to “prevent” Muslim terrorists from using the weapon. A local chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) decried the weapon as a marketing ploy. In a controversial marketing bid, Florida-based company Spike’s Tactical crafted an assault rifle with […]

British Jihadist Gripes About Arab Manners and ‘Appalling’ Kitchen Cleanliness in Islamic State

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

A British jihadi posted a gripe-fest about the Islamic State on his Tumblr account, ripping on Arab manners including other jihadists walking off with his shoes. Omar Hussain, a 27-year-old former grocery employee from southern England, goes by Abu Sa’eed Al-Britani since running off to join ISIS. He frequently writes PR, including an appeal for […]

ISIS: Refugee Deaths Are Fault of Those Who Flee for ‘Lands of the Christians’

Monday, September 14th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Using the photo of the body of drowned Syrian toddler Aylan Kurdi in its latest magazine, ISIS says that refugee deaths are the fault of the refugees for “abandoning” the Islamic State. “Although the obligation of hijrah is clear, a mistake is regularly committed by claimants of Islam, and that is in choosing their destination […]

Homeland Security Chairman: If Vetting of Syrian Refugees Was Better, I’d Support Bringing More

Monday, September 14th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee said he’d be supportive of bringing in more Syrian refugees if there was a proper vetting process, but he fears a “reckless and dangerous policy” taking shape. White House press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Thursday that President Obama “informed his team that he would like them […]

Surprise! Top Suspect in Thailand Bombing Flees to Turkey

Monday, September 14th, 2015 - by Michael Walsh

And his name, you will not be terribly surprised to learn, is Abudusataer Abudureheman: A key suspect in August’s deadly Bangkok shrine bombing has fled to Turkey, Thai police say. They believe Abudusataer Abudureheman, also known as Ishan, organised the bombing, which killed 20 people. The 27-year-old from China’s Xinjiang province is thought to be in the […]

Obama Influences Jewish High Holiday Sermons

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

IMRA reports via the JTA that President Obama had a pleasant conversation this week with American rabbis ahead of the Jewish High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. During the conversation he expressed his desire to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he arrives in town next month for the United Nations’ […]

IDF Creates 5-Year Plan to Prepare for War with Iran

Sunday, September 13th, 2015 - by Susan L.M. Goldberg

Analysis of IDF operations reveals a 5-year plan designed to ensure Israeli survival against a nuclear Iran: Pursuant to the agreement: the “nuclear” agreement signed between the P5+1 and Iran in July 2015 is an event of historic proportions that will affect the Middle East for decades. The top-priority assignment of the Israeli intelligence services after the signing […]

Daily Kos founder Markos Moulitsas Embarrasses Himself on Twitter

Saturday, September 12th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Daily Kos founder and Vox co-founder Markos Moulitsas has a history of maliciously smearing conservatives, but some bizarre tweets he put out on Saturday afternoon are perhaps his most ridiculous smears to date. Moulitsas tweeted that Joshua Goldberg, the internet troll who was arrested on terrorism charges earlier this week, is a “Breitbart writer.” He […]

The 7 Dumbest Ways ISIS Marked 9/11 Anniversary on Twitter

Friday, September 11th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

The Islamic State started marking the 14th anniversary of the 9/11 al-Qaeda attacks early, beginning tweets under hashtags such as #AmericaUnderHacks — which was supposed to indicate a massive caliphate hacking operation. Some also used #Happy911 and similar phrases they hoped would get under Americans’ skin. Their anniversary social-media offensive suffered some stumbles, though. Those […]

Defense Secretary: Terrorists ‘Will Find No Satisfaction’ in ‘Threatening the U.S.’

Friday, September 11th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Defense Secretary Ashton Carter said at the Pentagon this morning that “terrorists who hope to intimidate us will find no satisfaction and no success in threatening the United States.” “Because not only do we come back, but by living in honor of those we have lost, we come back stronger than ever before,” Carter said […]

Colorado Lawmakers Furious at Consideration of Site for Guantanamo Transfers

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - by Bridget Johnson

Colorado lawmakers are furious about a report that Guantanamo detainees may be sent to their state as the Obama administration scrambles to close the Cuba prison. According to a report in Defense One, Defense Department officials said that the United States Penitentiary in Florence, Colo., “makes sense” to check out in their quest for a […]

Threats from Black Militants Put Law Enforcement on High Alert for 9/11

Thursday, September 10th, 2015 - by Debra Heine

Police departments are on high alert nationwide for the anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks due to threats of violence coming from the militant wing of the #BlackLivesMatter movement. Several BOLO — “Be On Look Out” — warnings exclusively obtained by the Daily Caller went out to state and municipal law enforcement agencies across the country […]