Archive for August, 2019

USA aid to Israel $3 Trillion

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The Roman Empire of Edomite Jews

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August 2019 Surveillance State Wrap Up

Derrick Broze breaks down the late Surveillance State news for August 2019. Sources: Insurance black boxes and the surveillance state – how free are you, really? Nonprofit Sues for Info on Warrantless GPS Tracking of Vehicles Communities Across the Country Reject Automated License Plate Readers Congress to Consider Moratorium on Facial Recognition Don’t Rely on […]

4 Gazans caught crossing into Israel with grenade, knife as thousands protest

Israeli soldiers on Friday captured four Palestinians who crossed into Israel from the Gaza Strip armed with a grenade and a knife The four were arrested shortly after crossing the border and taken in for further questioning, the army said. The incident came shortly after an incendiary balloon launched from Gaza started a fire in […]

Iraqi MP: Government probe shows Israel ‘certainly’ behind some recent strikes

BAGHDAD — Iraq’s government is preparing a complaint to the UN after finding Israel is “certainly” behind several attacks on Popular Mobilization Force bases, a parliamentarian and leading member of the paramilitary force said. The PMF has blamed both Israel and the US for a recent string of blasts and drone sightings at its bases, […]

Netanyahu tells Macron ‘now precisely not the time to talk to Iran’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron, urging him not to negotiate with Iran at the present time. According to a readout from his office, the Israeli premier said that, with Tehran increasing its regional aggression and threatening Israel and others, “now is “precisely not the time” to hold conciliatory talks […]

Deal to avert teachers’ strike paves way for start of school year

Negotiations between the Finance Ministry and the Israel Teachers’ Union resulted in an agreement Friday which averted a strike at elementary schools set for the first day of school. The union had threatened to prevent studies from beginning on Sunday, September 1. Meanwhile a labor court decision earlier this week prevented a strike in secondary […]

LISTEN: Introducing ‘People of the Pod,’ a new podcast by ToI and AJC

Introducing People of the Pod, a podcast produced in partnership between the American Jewish Committee and The Times of Israel. In our weekly podcast, we’ll take you beyond the headlines and analyze global affairs through a Jewish lens. The podcast will examine political events, the people driving them, and what it all means for the […]

Europa League: Wolves beat Torino 5-3 on aggregate

Wolverhampton has booked its spot in the UEFA Europa League group stage after defeating Torino 5-3 on aggregate in front of the home crowd at the Molineux Stadium. The English Premier League Club had the upper hand as it edged Torino 3-2 in the 1st leg of playoffs. Wolves got on the scoresheet when […]

US penalizes shipping firms for helping North Korea circumvent sanctions

The United States has imposed sanctions on two individuals from Taiwan and three Chinese shipping firms it says are helping North Korea circumvent sanctions. The companies are helping North Korea with “illicit ship-to-ship (STS) transfers to circumvent United Nations (UN) sanctions that restrict the import of petroleum products,” the Treasury Department said in a […]

Emirati firms attend Damascus trade fair despite US threats

Emirati companies have flocked to the Damascus International Trade Fair, months after the United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in the Syrian capital. Syria’s al-Watan newspaper reported that a delegation of about 40 businessmen from the UAE had arrived in Damascus on Tuesday to participate in the international fair. A Syrian employee of an […]

Iraq to file UN complaint against Israel over attacks on Hashed al-Sha’abi bases: Lawmaker

An Iraqi parliamentarian says the Baghdad government is preparing a complaint to the United Nations after investigations revealed that the Israeli regime is “certainly” behind several attacks on the bases of pro-government Popular Mobilization Units, better known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha’abi. Ahmad al-Assadi, spokesman of the Fatah Alliance, told journalists on Thursday in […]

Infighting intensifies between rival groups in south Yemen

Separatist forces backed by the UAE have reportedly taken control of Yemen’s southern port city of Aden. They are fighting against militants loyal to Yemen’s former president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Hadi and his troops are supported by Saudi Arabia. The infighting has highlighted growing differences between Saudi Arabia and the UAE. Source Article from […]

Goodbye communism, hello turbo-capitalism & regime change wars: Unfulfilled hopes of 1989

On Sunday September 3, 1989, I set out from Britain to spend three weeks on the European continent. It was a historic date, because fifty years earlier, on that very same day World War II had broken out. Little did I know that tumultuous political changes would be occurring in 1989 too. I took the […]

No surprise US patriotism is sinking; Americans at war with themselves

Climbing down from their historic post-9/11 exuberance, when a bumper-sticker patriotism adorned every Ford and Chevy from sea to shining sea, Americans are now reporting mixed feelings for Old Glory. According to the results of a Wall Street Journal/NBC News survey, just 61 percent of Americans cited patriotism as ‘very important’, down 9 precipitous points […]

Invite Trump but not Putin? WWII anniversary without Russia is just rewriting history

The German invasion of Poland on September 1, 1939 is universally considered as the start of the Second World War. To mark 80 years since that fateful date, the Polish authorities have chosen to invite “present allies and partners in NATO and the EU” to a commemoration that has been moved to Warsaw for the […]

Turns out Jim Comey is a weasel after all

Comey voiced the “weasel defense” during a September 2016 congressional hearing into the FBI’s probe of Hillary Clinton, former secretary of state investigated for running official business on a private email server. He was defending the Bureau’s conduct of the investigation, which treated Clinton and her confederates with kid gloves and ended when Comey himself […]

Success: Illinois University Reverses Ban on Palestine Event

Miko Peled, speaking at the University of Illinois-Chicago campus in Rockford IL, August 3, 2019 University officials quickly reversed their decision to block an event about justice in Palestine when they were reminded that such discrimination is illegal under the First Amendment. “We’ve seen this happen again and again with Palestine-related events on campuses,” explained […]

Ala’ Ziad al-Gharabily

August 28, 2019: Ala’ Ziad al-Gharabily was one of three Palestinian officers who were killed in a bombing which was carried out by two suicide bombers in Gaza. The Interior and National Security Ministry in the Gaza Strip identified the officers as: Lieutenant Salama Majed Nadim, 32. Lieutenant Wael Mousa Khalifa, 45. Deputy Officer Ala’ […]

Wael Mousa Khalifa

August 28, 2019: Wael Mousa Khalifa, 45, was one of three Palestinian officers who were killed in a bombing which was carried out by two suicide bombers in Gaza. The Interior and National Security Ministry in the Gaza Strip identified the officers as: Lieutenant Salama Majed Nadim, 32. Lieutenant Wael Mousa Khalifa, 45. Deputy Officer […]

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