The videos were created to frighten Israelis and fuel the vitriol already raging in Gaza among members Hamas and its military wing, the Al-Qassam Brigades. Palestinian Media Watch brings us the videos and translations.
The first video is addressed Israeli soldiers and states:
“From the Al-Qassam Brigades to the Zionist soldiers: The Al-Qassam Brigades love death more […]
Against GOP objections, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has announced that the Obama administration is sending $147 million in funding to the West Bank and Hamas-run Gaza.
Despite a “hold by House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairwoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, R-Fla.,” the administration is arguing the money needs to be sent on humanitarian grounds. They did not, however, […]
President Barack Obama is already facing an online backlash over remarks he made during an interview with Jon Stewart Thursday, when he told The Daily Show host that the death of four Americans in the attacks on the U.S. consulate in Libya last month was “not optimal.”
The remark was in response to Stewart’s suggestion that the administration’s public handling of the […]
(CNN) — Three days after he was killed, CNN found a journal belonging to late U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens. The journal was found on the floor of the largely unsecured consulate compound where he was fatally wounded.
CNN notified Stevens’ family about the journal within hours after it was discovered and at the family’s […]
Intelligence sources tell Fox News they are convinced the deadly attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, was directly tied to Al Qaeda — with a former Guantanamo detainee involved.
That revelation comes on the same day a top Obama administration official called last week’s deadly assault a “terrorist attack” — the first time the […]
AL-Qaeda said the deadly attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya was in revenge for the killing of the network’s number two Sheikh Abu Yahya al-Libi, SITE Intelligence Group reported.
“The killing of Sheikh Abu Yahya only increased the enthusiasm and determination of the sons of (Libyan independence hero) Omar al-Mokhtar to take revenge upon […]
Leader of Somalia’s Islamist insurgency threatens to attack America if Obama does not ‘embrace Islam’ amidst fears of an attack by Western intelligence because the group has targeted young Somali-Americans for recruitment
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A Somali-born teen tried to blow up a van at a crowded Christmas tree lighting, the FBI says
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PORTLAND, Ore. – Federal agents in a sting operation arrested a Somali-born teenager just as he tried blowing up a van he believed was loaded with explosives at a crowded Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Portland, authorities said.
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A retired special education teacher on his way to a wedding in Orlando, Fla., said he was left humiliated, crying and covered with his own urine after an enhanced pat-down by TSA officers recently at Detroit Metropolitan Airport.
“I was absolutely humiliated, I couldn’t even speak,” said Thomas D. “Tom” Sawyer, 61, of Lansing, Mich.
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The Obama administration has shelved the planned prosecution of Abd al-Rahim al-Nashiri, the alleged coordinator of the Oct. 2000 suicide attack on the USS Cole in Yemen, according to a court filing.
In a filing this week in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, the Justice Department said that “no charges are […]
A Moroccan native living in Kansas City, Missouri, pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to providing funds to the al Qaeda terrorist organization.Khalid Ouazzani, 32, admitted providing more than $23,000 to al Qaeda, to which he had pledged an oath of allegiance in 2008, federal officials said.
Ouazzani, a naturalized U.S. citizen, also pleaded guilty to […]
The Obama administration’s decision to authorize the killing by the Central Intelligence Agency of a terrorism suspect who is an American citizen has set off a debate over the legal and political limits of drone missile strikes, a mainstay of the campaign against terrorism.
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White House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be held in lower Manhattan, the Daily News has learned.
The decision came after Mayor Bloomberg and other politicians across the state railed against President Obama’s plan to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in Manhattan Federal Court….
US ’stopped Dutch Installation of Full Body Scanners’
The United States prevented Dutch authorities from installing full body scanners before the suspected Christmas Day bomb plotter passed through security at Amsterdam’s airport, the Dutch government claimed today.
The Dutch claimed that they had been trying to install the machines for flights to the US since 2008 […]
KABUL – Eight Americans died Wednesday in a suicide bombing at a military base in eastern Afghanistan, U.S. officials said. “Eight Americans were killed in an attack on a U.S. military base in Regional Command East in Afghanistan,” State Department Spokesman Ian Kelly said. “We mourn the loss of life in this attack, and are […]
Obama Describes Nigerian As ‘Isolated Extremist’ Tuesday, December 29, 2009 By Susan Jones, Senior Editor
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama, in his first public comments on the attempted bombing of a U.S. airliner traveling from Amsterdam to Detroit, described the suspect as “an isolated extremist,” despite reports that the 23-year-old Nigerian had been trained in Yemen, […]
U.S. authorities didn’t pursue leads that might have brought alleged Christmas Day bomber Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab under further scrutiny, according to congressional investigators and U.S. officials. The State Department forwarded Mr. Abdulmutallab’s name to a basic U.S. terrorist watch list earlier this month, but didn’t revoke his visa after Mr. Abdulmutallab’s father alerted U.S. officials […]
This is a partial timeline of events showing Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab’s whereabouts since 2005. Abdulmutallab was charged with trying to detonate an explosive device on board Northwest Airlines flight 253 on Christmas Day. The events were compiled by CBS News correspondent Sheila MacVicar and CBSNews.com.
June 2005: Graduates British International School, Lome, Togo
June 16, 2005: Posts […]
Pakistan discovers ‘village’ of white German al-Qaeda insurgents (Calm Down America: Nothing to fear, Brother Obama Is Now In Power)
Investigators have discovered a “Jihadi village” of white German al-Qaeda insurgents, including Muslim converts, in Pakistan’s tribal areas close to the Afghan border.
The village, in Taliban-controlled Waziristan, is run by the notorious al-Qaeda-affiliated Islamic Movement of Uzbekistan, which plots raids on Nato forces in Afghanistan.
A recruitment video presents life in the village as a desirable […]