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The Anti-Israel BDS Movement Seeks the Destruction of Israel, Not a Two-State Peace with Palestinians

by Patrick Dunleavy  •  January 18, 2018  •  Fox News FacebookTwitter
This article was first published by Fox News.
The anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement pretends to be working toward peace between Israel and the Palestinians, but in reality many of its supporters want to destroy Israel as a Jewish state. For this reason, BDS has attracted support from terrorists, convicted killers and anti-Semites in the U.S. and abroad.

Palestinian President's Call for "Peaceful Popular Resistance" Defies Reality

by IPT News  •  January 18, 2018 FacebookTwitter
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has issued another veiled, public call for violence and terrorism against Israelis.

Joshua Boyle: The Taliban-Admiring Freed Hostage's Case Keeps Getting Stranger

by Scott Newark  •  January 18, 2018  •  Special to IPT News FacebookTwitter
The bizarre case of Joshua Boyle and his family is back in the news in Canada as a result of two strange recent developments.

Analysis: Why the Muslim Brotherhood Declared U.S. an Enemy State

by Hany Ghoraba  •  January 16, 2018  •  Special to IPT News FacebookTwitter
In the first official statement of its kind, the Muslim Brotherhood announced last month that it now regards the United States of America as an enemy, following President Trump's decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. 

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State Department Hiding 'Game Changer' Report on Myth of Palestinian Refugees

January 18, 2018  •  The Washington Free Beacon FacebookTwitter
The State Department is hiding a classified report on Palestinian refugees that insiders say could be a game changer in how the United States approaches the situation and allocates millions in taxpayer funds to a key United Nations agency, according to multiple sources briefed on the situation.

When Will Muslim Americans Accept Gay Muslims?

January 18, 2018  •  San Diego Free Press FacebookTwitter
As an LGBTQ Muslim, I find it easier to explain myself to the far right than I do to American Muslims. Don't get me wrong, the Muslim community is more tolerant to the LGBTQ community than Christian conservative Americans. However, they still don't accept Muslims who are also LGBTQ.

Israeli Forces Kill Terrorist Behind Samaria Rabbi's Murder in Overnight Clash

January 18, 2018  •  Israel Hayom FacebookTwitter
At least one member of the terrorist cell responsible for the death of Rabbi Raziel Shevach near the Samaria outpost of Havat Gilad last week was killed in an overnight gunfight with
Israeli forces in a refugee camp in the Palestinian town of Jenin.

Syrian Opposition Iced Out of White House

January 18, 2018  •  Al-Monitor FacebookTwitter
A delegation of leading opposition figures touched down in Washington this week hoping to convince White House officials to protect rebel-held zones in northwestern Syria from forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad. 

U.S. Seeks Extradition of Bin Laden Loyalist Imprisoned in France

January 18, 2018  •  Foundation for Defense of Democracies - Long War Journal FacebookTwitter
The U.S. announced yesterday that Christian Ganczarski, a German jihadist who joined al Qaeda in the 1990s, has been charged with various terror-related crimes in a superseding indictment. Ganczarski has been imprisoned in France since 2003, when the US government and its allies orchestrated his arrest in Paris.

Gunmen in Pakistan Kill Two Women Working to Eradicate Polio

January 18, 2018  •  Reuters FacebookTwitter
Gunmen in Pakistan shot and killed two women working on a polio eradication campaign on Thursday, the latest in a string of attacks on efforts to protect children from the crippling and sometimes deadly disease. No group claimed responsibility for the killings in the southwestern city of Quetta but such attacks have in the past been carried out by
Islamist militants, who oppose the immunization of children as

Hezbollah Terrorist Trial in Bulgaria Starts

January 18, 2018  •  The Jerusalem Post FacebookTwitter
The trial of two Hezbollah operatives, who allegedly blew up an Israeli tour bus in 2012, killing five Israelis and their Bulgarian bus driver, started on Wednesday in Sofia, Bulgaria. 

This Woman's Teen Daughter Left Montreal to Join Daesh. For Three Years, She Made It Her Mission to Bring Her Home

January 18, 2018  •  The Toronto Star FacebookTwitter
Saeeda was at work when she got the message: "Mama, I've left to join ISIS." There are no words, Saeeda says, to describe how she felt on that November 2014 afternoon.

Israel Said to Hit Hezbollah Weapons Depot Near Damascus

January 17, 2018  •  Times of Israel FacebookTwitter
Israel carried out airstrikes at a military airport near Damascus Tuesday night, possibly hitting a weapons depot belonging to the Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, according to unconfirmed Syrian opposition reports.

Social Media Firms Warned of New Type of Online Extremism at Senate Hearing

January 17, 2018  •  The Guardian FacebookTwitter
Social media companies and lawmakers have been urged to prepare for a looming type of extremism born from foreign actors mobilising U.S. citizens to carry out violent acts in their homeland. 

YouTube Video that Taught Manchester Bomber How to Make Explosives is Still Being Shared on the Site, U.S. Probe Hears

January 17, 2018  •  The Daily Telegraph FacebookTwitter
A terrorist bomb-making video watched by Salman Abedi before he blew himself up at a Manchester pop concert is still
being shared on YouTube, the U.S. Senate has heard. 

Lebanese Prime Minister Steps In to Overrule Ban on 'The Post'

January 17, 2018  •  Variety FacebookTwitter
A ban in Lebanon on Steven Spielberg's "The Post" was overruled Wednesday by Prime Minister Saad Hariri in what appears to be the first time a film has surmounted a negative recommendation by Lebanese censors. 

Saudi Arabia Transfers Yemen $2 Billion to Save Local Currency from 'Complete Collapse'

January 17, 2018  •  Associated Press FacebookTwitter
Saudi Arabia's King Salman ordered the transfer of $2 billion to Yemen on Wednesday, a day after Yemen's Saudi-backed prime minister made an urgent appeal on the kingdom and its allies to save the local currency from "complete collapse." 

Video that Taught Derby Terrorist How to Make a Bomb 'Still on Google'

January 16, 2018  •  Derby Telegraph FacebookTwitter
A bomb-making manual believed to have been downloaded by a Derby man who was days away from launching a massive terrorist attack is still on Google, it has been claimed. 

Chelsea Bomber has Tried to Radicalize Inmates, Made Light of Attacks: Prosecutors

January 16, 2018  •  New York Post FacebookTwitter
Convicted Chelsea bomber Ahmad Khan Rahimi has been unrepentant while locked up, according to federal prosecutors who argue he should get life behind bars at his Feb. 13 sentencing. Rahimi was convicted of detonating a series of bombs in New York and New Jersey in 2016.

Fatah: A Hijabi Hoax that Fooled Canada

January 16, 2018  •  Toronto Sun FacebookTwitter
The moment the first pictures appeared of 11-year-old Khowlah Noman at a press conference, flanked by her mother in niqab and a Muslim activist from Mississauga, I knew there was something not right. Khowlah's story that an Asian man cut her hijab with scissors was a physical impossibility.

Don't Whitewash Qatar's Record on Terror Finance

January 16, 2018  •  The Hill FacebookTwitter
Qatar is on a charm offensive designed to portray itself as a victim of rivalries in which Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and their allies have isolated the emirate. 

Palestinian Authority President Abbas: 'This Has Been Our Land Since... The Canaanites'

January 16, 2018  •  MEMRI FacebookTwitter
In an address to the PLO Central Council on January 14, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that the Central Council "is required to reexamine the agreements between the PLO and the Israeli government."

Mossad Intelligence Led to German Raids on Iranian Spies

January 16, 2018  •  Times of Israel FacebookTwitter
The Mossad intelligence service provided critical information that led to raids on the homes of suspected Iranian spies throughout Germany, Israel's Kan public broadcaster reported on Tuesday. 

Hook-Handed UK Hate Preacher Says He was Tipped off About 9/11 Days Before Attack

January 15, 2018  • FacebookTwitter
The notorious hook-handed British hate preacher Abu Hamza claimed he was tipped off by militant contacts in Afghanistan about the September 11 attacks four days before planes struck the World Trade Center in 2001,
court papers revealed Monday.

UN Report Accuses Iran and Saudis over Yemen

January 15, 2018  • FacebookTwitter
A confidential UN report has concluded that Iran failed to block ballistic missile supplies from being used by Houthi rebels fighting a Saudi-led military coalition in war-torn Yemen... . The report also criticizes Saudi Arabia and its coalition fighting the Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen for
not doing enough to prevent civilian casualties.

Australian Islamic State Terrorist Linked with Failed Statue of Liberty Bomb Plot

January 15, 2018  •  ABC - Australian Broadcasting Corporation FacebookTwitter
One of Australia's most infamous members of the Islamic State group, Neil Prakash, has been linked to a failed terror plot to attack the Statue of Liberty in New York. 

Israel Says It Destroyed 'Attack Tunnel' that Went from Gaza into Israel and Egypt

January 14, 2018  •  Los Angeles Times FacebookTwitter
It was an unusual and terse announcement: "In accordance with current assessments," the Israel army said on Saturday, the Kerem Shalom Crossing would be closed the next day. 

A New American Leader Rises in ISIS

January 13, 2018  •  The Atlantic FacebookTwitter
A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State's upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization.

French Jews Protest Release of Synagogue Bombing Suspect

January 12, 2018  •  Jewish Telegraphic Agency FacebookTwitter
French Jews protested the release of a man who was extradited from Canada on suspicion that he was involved in the 1980 bombing of a Paris synagogue. CRIF, the umbrella group of French Jewish communities, said on Friday that it was "indignant" about the release of Hassan Diab, a Lebanese-Canadian academic accused in the 1980 bombing of the synagogue on Copernic Street, which killed four people.

Court Unseals Details on Stuxnet Leak Probe

January 12, 2018  •  Politico FacebookTwitter
A federal court has unsealed new details about how investigators tried to track down suspected sources for New York Times reporter David Sanger's book discussing how the U.S. and Israel used a computer virus known as "Stuxnet" to sabotage Iran's nuclear program.

D.C. Teachers' Union President Supports BDS

January 12, 2018  •  The Washington Free Beacon FacebookTwitter
The head of Washington, D.C.'s teachers' union sent an email condemning "Israeli occupation" and asked her 5,000 members to lodge complaints against the police department for partnering with the Anti-Defamation League to train in Israel.

'I had Bags Stuffed with Millions of Dollars': How Islamic State Grew Fat on Oil Sales

January 12, 2018  •  Middle East Eye FacebookTwitter
The Islamic State made millions a day after striking deals with Syria's government and contacts in Turkey and Iraq, according to former IS payroll clerk.

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