Backstabbed: Obama Sics UN on Israel to Impose 'Unconditional' Ceasefire

On Sunday evening, after calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanding an "immediate, unconditional" ceasefire in the war with Hamas, President Barack Obama convened an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to ratify a unanimous resolution to the same effect. Ironically, President Obama declined to take the case for military action against Syria to the UN Security Council last year.
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Egypt's Morsi Salutes Palestinian 'Resistance' in Gaza

(AFP) Ousted Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi has praised the Palestinian "resistance" over the 21-day conflict with Israel in Gaza that has killed more than 1,030 people, mostly Palestinian civilians. 28 Jul 2014, 7:06 AM PDT

Georgian Prosecutors Charge Ex-President Saakashvili

(Reuters) The prosecutor's office in Georgia has filed criminal charges against former President Mikhail Saakashvili in what the opposition says is a political witch-hunt by the ex-Soviet republic's new leaders. 28 Jul 2014, 7:05 AM PDT

Liberian President Orders New Anti-Ebola Measures

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Turkey Supporting New "Freedom Flotilla" to Gaza

As Israel conducts its Operation Protective Edge to stop Hamas rocket and terror attacks from Gaza, another “Freedom Flotilla” is being organized in Turkey purportedly to bring humanitarian aid to the Hamas-controlled Palestinian coastal enclave--with the protection of the Turkish military, according to a Jerusalem Post report. 28 Jul 2014, 6:48 AM PDT

Obama's Betrayal of Israel Will Not Be Forgotten

Israel now knows, with near-100% certainty, that Obama will not support it if it feels it must launch a pre-emptive strike against the Iranian nuclear program. The regime in Tehran is watching carefully, too, talking openly about the need to arm the West Bank with the weapons Hamas has used in Gaza and Hezbollah has stockpiled in Lebanon. Meanwhile, pro-Israel Democrats cower in silence. Israel has never been more alone. 28 Jul 2014, 5:08 AM PDT

World View: Embassies in Tripoli Evacuated as Libya Sinks into Tribal War

The United States, Britain, Turkey, and other countries are closing their embassies in Tripoli, Libya, and asking their employees to flee as quickly as possible to the safety of neighboring Tunisia. Libya's government, such as it is, appears to have completely lost control of the country, and tribal battles are becoming more violent, especially in Tripoli and Benghazi. 28 Jul 2014, 4:36 AM PDT

Backstabbed: Obama Sics UN on Israel to Impose 'Unconditional' Ceasefire

On Sunday evening, after calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and demanding an "immediate, unconditional" ceasefire in the war with Hamas, President Barack Obama convened an emergency meeting of the United Nations Security Council to ratify a unanimous resolution to the same effect. Ironically, President Obama declined to take the case for military action against Syria to the UN Security Council last year. 27 Jul 2014

First American Suicide Bomber in Syria Featured in Video

The al-Nusra Front, a terrorist group in Syria, released a video of the first American to participate in a suicide attack in the war-torn country. Monar Mohammed Abu-Salha, 22, grew up in Florida and dropped out of college to join the jihad. In the video, he explains why he wants to die. 27 Jul 2014

Russia Lashes Out at New EU Sanctions

The European Union targeted 15 officials and 18 organizations in the latest round of sanctions in response to the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17. Russia said the sanctions will hinder any security cooperation between the two entities. 27 Jul 2014

Obama Calls Bibi, Demands 'Immediate, Unconditional' Ceasefire--HAMAS Rejects!

President Barack Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directly on Sunday evening to demand that Israel enact "an immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire that ends hostilities now and leads to a permanent cessation of hostilities," the White House said, adding support for the demilitarization of Gaza. Hamas immediately rejected the idea: "Those who try to take our weapons, we will take their life.” 27 Jul 2014

Rhodes: Kerry Searching for 'Common Place' Between Israel, Hamas

Ben Rhodes, the deputy national security adviser for President Barack Obama, told CNN's Candy Crowley on State of the Union Sunday morning that "Israel does need to take greater care to avoid civilian casualties" and that "you can always do more" to avoid them. "The best way to do that is through a ceasefire," he said, explaining why the Obama administration was urging a calm that would leave Hamas's terror network intact. 27 Jul 2014

Hamas Tunnel Threat at Center of War with Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel. 27 Jul 2014

Report: Hamas Used Child Labor to Build Terror Tunnels; Hundreds Killed

Hamas killed hundreds of children in the construction of its extensive tunnel network, built partly to carry out attacks on children across the Gaza border in Israel. That report--confirmed by Hamas itself--emerged in 2012, not from the Israeli government, but the sympathetic Journal of Palestine Studies, in an article that otherwise celebrated the secret tunnel system as a symbol of Palestinian resistance to the Israeli "siege" of the Gaza Strip. 27 Jul 2014

UN Finally Considers Adding ISIS to Syrian War Crimes List

The Islamic State terrorist group, formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS), rose to prominence from the ashes of an al-Qaeda-affiliated group in 2013. They have a storied history of brutality throughout Iraq and Syria, with no sign that they will stop committing atrocities. Despite the extensive harm they have done to the people of Syria for more than a year, the United Nations is just now considering adding the terrorist group to their Syria war crimes list. 26 Jul 2014

Palestinian Mosques: Arsenals or Houses of God?

While salvaging Qurans from the rubble of the Al-Farouq Mosque in Gaza, junior imam Muhammad Hamad told the New York Times, "This is a house of God” – as though this proved the mosque is a peaceful place of worship. He said this after Al-Farouq had been targeted by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) on July 12. 26 Jul 2014

Islamic State Seizes Syrian Army Base in Raqqa

The Islamic State, formerly known as ISIS, took over a Syrian army base outside of Raqqa and killed at least 85 soldiers. The terrorist group posted pictures of the dead bodies before and after they beheaded the soldiers. The siege started on July 24, and the terrorists announced on Saturday they are in full control of the base. 26 Jul 2014

US Evacuates Embassy in Libya Amid Clashes

The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya on Saturday and evacuated its diplomats to neighboring Tunisia under U.S. military escort as fighting intensified between rival militias. Secretary of State John Kerry said "free-wheeling militia violence" prompted the move. 26 Jul 2014

ISIS Supporters Deny Female Genital Mutilation Fatwa Reported by UN

A report released by the United Nations' resident and humanitarian coodinator in Iraq, Jacqueline Badcock, suggested that the terrorist group Islamic State had issued a fatwa demanding all women between the ages of 11 and 46 undergo female genital mutilation. While conflicting reports followed the claim, some rushed to defend the terror group. 26 Jul 2014

'This is an Offensive War': An Inside Look at the Campaign to Take Down Hamas

GAZA BORDER, Israel-- The demilitarization of Hamas is the only solution in the Israel Hamas conflict. This is the clear message here in Israel. This conflict is different than previous conflicts. "It will be ceasefire after ceasefire if you don't demilitarize Hamas" said retired IDF General Gideon Avidor. "Hamas is not fighting to protect its people, but only to terrorize and kill Israeli's, as long as they continue to fight against us, we must fight back." 26 Jul 2014

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