Posts Tagged ‘offensive’

Israel Steps Up Gaza Offensive, Kills Senior Hamas Figures

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel on Wednesday pressed ahead with a fierce military offensive in the Gaza Strip, killing as many as 10 senior Hamas military figures and toppling a pair of high-rise towers housing Hamas facilities in airstrikes. The Islamic militant group showed no signs of backing down and fired hundreds of […]

Friedman’s analysis of the Palestinian uprising is silly, offensive — and leaves out key words, ‘Israeli apartheid’

The explosive news from Israel/Palestine gave Thomas Friedman, the New York Times foreign affairs columnist who portrays himself as a Middle East expert, a chance to start explaining why Palestinian resistance and Israeli repression have reached the highest level in years. In his column yesterday, he failed. He nowhere wrote the words “Israel apartheid,” or […]

Liberals Replace Offensive Term ‘Woman’ With ‘Child Factory Who Bleeds’

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Standing on the shoulders of all the brave souls through the centuries who fought for equality, American liberals have finally smashed that glass ceiling in with a curling iron. At long last, the term woman (probably a Don Draper invention) will be replaced with a term that expresses true appreciation for all that the […]

In Wake of HRW Apartheid Report, Israeli Propagandists Launch Global PR Offensive

NEW YORK — A recently released bombshell Human Rights Watch (HRW) report has made waves around the world. For the first time, the New York-based non-governmental organization has categorized Israel as an apartheid state guilty of “crimes against humanity.” The 213-page study goes into detail about a range of racist laws and policies carried out […]

Is The US Preparing To Back An Offensive Against The Syrian Government?

After days of clashes between US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria’s north east, a US general says that he is expecting further clashes as US re-enforcements allegedly move into the country. The US Biden administration may well be considering further offensive action against the Syrian government through its proxy forces, despite claiming to have learned its […]

As Iran talks gather steam, Israel prepares a diplomatic offensive

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EU Sanctions Iran, Netanyahu Goes On The Offensive After ‘Nuclear Terrorism’

The day following the reported Israeli attack on Iran’s Natanz Nuclear site this Monday, the European Union has decided to place sanctions on Iran over alleged human rights abuses, further fanning the flames of all out war in the Middle East. The EU has sanctioned 8 prominent Iranians and 3 entities within the Islamic Republic, […]

Calling a woman a ‘JAP’ is offensive — but not for the reason you think

This piece originally appeared in Alma, 70 Faces Media’s feminist Jewish culture site. Content warning: anti-Japanese slur. The term “Jewish American Princess” has been debated within Jewish communities for as long as it has existed. Many bemoan it for perpetuating sexism and negative stereotypes of Jewish women, while others have argued that despite these origins, […]

Portrayal of Banker in Harry Potter is now considered Offensive

    Jews fear that because they are so closely associated with “greedy banker” stereotypes that a character in the new “Harry Potter” movie could subliminally turn children into “Hitler Youth”: It is not often that I am stopped in my tracks. But the press photography from the new Gringotts wing of Warner Bros’ Harry […]

Yemeni rebel offensive threatens camps of those who fled war

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Yemen’s Marib Offensive Born of Desperation, with No Sign Saudis/US Will Cease Their War

By Ahmed Abdulkareem Source Having all but given up on the prospect of peaceful settlement under the administration of Joe Biden, the Houthis are now betting it all on retaking Yemen’s oil-rich Marib province from Saudi Arabia. MARIB, YEMEN — Overcoming a rugged and Sahara-like desert climate and under the constant fire of Saudi warplanes, Tawfiq […]

Auction house suspended for listing offensive Nazi antiques used in Holocaust

Madison’s Historical, a Montreal-based auction house, has been suspended by online auction platform Live Auctioneers for listing disturbing historical objects used by the Nazis during the Holocaust up for auction to the public, Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) said in a statement.The auction items included confiscated personal items and documents belonging to concentration camp […]

Google must change offensive translation of Israeli Election results

March 12, 2021 by David Singer Read on for article Israel’s Central Election Committee for the 24th Knesset needs to ensure that Google Translate does a better job of translating the election results than it has done for the past three elections held in the last 12 months. It seems inconceivable that Google Translation can […]

Eastern Ukraine On Brink Of New Attempt Of Kiev Forces’ Offensive

Posted on March 9, 2021 by martyrashrakat South Front March 08, 2021 The situation in eastern Ukraine continues to escalate due to aggressive actions of the Kiev regime. Over the past weeks, Kiev forces have been continuously increasing the rate and intensity of artillery strikes and attacks on positions of self-defense forces of the Donetsk […]

Six Dr. Seuss books taken out of publication due to ‘offensive’ content

Several books penned by Dr. Seuss jumped onto Amazon’s best-sellers ranking after the company that oversees the estate of the iconic children’s book author said it decided to discontinue publication of six titles that “portray people in ways that are hurtful and wrong.” As of Tuesday afternoon, 13 of the top 20 best-selling books listed […]

UK Police Forced to Respond After Ad Claimed “Being Offensive is an Offence”

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is bankrolling an activist educational group that believes math is racist and that arriving at an objective answer is an example of “white supremacy.” Yes, really. A conglomerate of 25 educational organizations called A Pathway to Equitable Math Instruction asserts that asking students to find the correct answer is […]

Disney Issues ‘The Muppets’ With ‘Offensive Content’ Warning

The Muppet Show has become the latest victim of political correctness after Disney slapped “offensive content” warnings over its historic content. Disney has issued warnings for other family films including the Aristocats, Dumbo, Peter Pan over concerns they show racist stereotypes. Breitbart reports: The “woke” move came to light Friday in the UK when Disney […]

‘Pro-Free Speech’ Parler Bans Milo Yiannopoulos for Offensive Jokes Just a Day After its Return

    Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos has been banned from Parler from offensive jokes, despite the site claiming repeatedly to be pro-free speech. Parler came back online for many users on Monday, after being kicked off of the internet and app stores by the Big Tech giants determined to shut the site down, claiming the […]

President Biden ends support for Yemen offensive in diplomacy reset

US President Joe Biden announced that he would withdraw US support for the Saudi Arabia-led offensive in Yemen as part of a reset of American diplomacy during his administration. “America is back. Diplomacy is back at the centre of our foreign policy,” Biden said as he spoke about a range of foreign policy issues and […]

Biden ending US ‘support for offensive operations’ in Yemen doesn’t mean actual end to war, skeptics caution as activists rejoice

While peace activists cheered the news that the US will be ending its support for Saudi-led “offensive operations” in Yemen, that’s a far cry from actually ending the six-year war that began with Barack Obama’s tacit blessing. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan previewed the Yemen announcement ahead of President Joe Biden’s major foreign policy speech […]

Montreal Police Investigating Offensive ‘Gas Chamber’ Video Posted on TikTok

A reflection of the US flag is seen on the sign of the TikTok app in this illustration picture taken September 19, 2020. Photo: Reuters/Florence Lo/Illustration Police in Montreal said on Thursday that they were investigating an antisemitic video posted to the TikTok social media platform in which a man opened his kitchen oven to […]

French and Malian troops kill 100 jihadis in offensive in the Sahel

One hundred jihadists were killed in a joint major operation with French forces in January in central Mali, the Malian army confirmed on Tuesday. In a statement, the army said “a hundred terrorists [were] neutralised, about twenty captured and several motorbikes and war material seized” during Operation Eclipse, which was conducted from January 2 to […]

Joe Biden: 1776 Commission ‘Offensive’ and ‘Counterfactual’

President Joe Biden said Tuesday he is abolishing the Trump administration’s 1776 Commission, which, he stated, is “offensive” and “counterfactual.” During his remarks on his racial equity agenda, Biden said: Look, in the weeks ahead. I’ll be reaffirming the federal government’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and accessibility, building on the work we started […]

Iranian Army to stage ‘offensive’ military exercise on Tuesday

TEHRAN – The Iranian Army’s Ground Force will hold an offensive military exercise on Tuesday near the country’s southern coasts of Makran, top military generals announced on Monday. “The Iranian army’s Ground Forces will stage military drill tomorrow, with the participation of airborne forces, special and rapid reaction forces near the coasts of Makran, in […]

President Biden Should Quash Abbas’ Newest Offensive

Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas attends a virtual meeting, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, Sept. 3, 2020. Photo: Alaa Badarneh / Pool / File photo via Reuters. In December, both Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas and Russian leader Vladimir Putin called for the “Quartet” to be the sponsor of future negotiations […]

Massive offensive against Octagon Group aims to finish off Nazi 4th Reich

Massive offensive against Octagon Group aims to finish off Nazi 4th Reich Weekly Geo-Political News and Analysis / Benjamin Fulford A massive offensive aimed at finishing off the Swiss-based Octagon group and putting an end to their Nazi fourth Reich has begun. The executives of pharmaceutical companies, the heads of medical associations, and other people […]

Ethiopian government begins offensive in Tigray capital city of Mekelle

The Ethiopian military on Saturday began an offensive in the Tigray regional capital in its quest to arrest the region’s defiant leaders. Tigray TV announced the shelling midday in Mekele, a city of a half-million people. A report from the city confirmed this information, according to AP. Communications remain largely severed to the Tigray region […]

Ethiopia to begin ‘final phase’ of offensive in Tigray region, says PM

ADDIS ABABA/NAIROBI – The Ethiopian military will begin the “final phase” of an offensive in the rebellious northern Tigray region, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Thursday, hours after an ultimatum for Tigray forces to surrender expired.The government gave the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) 72 hours on Sunday to lay down their arms or […]

Norwegian Police Apologize for Ordering Local to Take Down Offensive Drawings He Put Up In Defense of Free Speech

    Norwegian police have admitted they were wrong in asking a local man to tear down cartoons of Prophet Mohammed which he had hung around the town in response to the gruesome murder of a teacher in France. A man in his 40s, who wished to remain anonymous, printed out cartoons of Prophet Mohammed […]

Azerbaijani-Armenian War: Counter-Offensive In The South And Iranian Factor

South Front [embedded content] On the evening of October 20, the Armenian Defense Ministry declared that they had launched a large-scale counter-offensive against the advancing Azerbaijani forces in the Khudaferin Reservoir area, in the southern part of the Nagorno-Karabakh region. Armenian sources claimed that the attack had caused heavy losses for the ‘enemy’ and had […]

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