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Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Tue 2015 Jul 28, 3:14pm

A 32-page document obtained by American Media Institute reveals the Islamic State’s plans to build a terrorist army and provoke an Armageddon-like “end of the world” war on humanity.… (Quotes and links to USA Today)

Michael Strickland, Progressives Today • Tue 2015 Jul 28, 3:11pm

One Sheriff hospitalized, several more on high alert after suspicious envelopes with white powder were discovered in mail.

Glenn Palmer, Sheriff of Grant County and outspoken gun rights supporter, has been hospitalized after rash developed on his skin after opening an envelope filled with white powder. Several other pro gun Sheriffs received similar envelopes in the mail, but so far none of them others developed strange symptoms.…

Oregon Flag
Grant, Breaking 911 • Mon 2015 Jul 27, 11:24pm

The Oregon State Police and multiple partners are conducting a statewide investigation after multiple government offices around the state received suspicious mail, some with an unknown substance.

Hazardous Materials Teams and investigators have responded to these reports. This is a preliminary release and more information will be released when it is available.…

All over Oregon! (See Map)
Zip, Weasel Zippers • Mon 2015 Jul 27, 9:59pm

Via Al Jazeera: At least 19 people have been killed and 47 others injured when explosives carried by a girl, aged about 10, detonated in a crowded market in the Nigerian city of Damaturu, police have said.

No one claimed responsibility for Sunday’s explosion but the latest attack bears the hallmarks of the armed group Boko Haram.

CNN • Sat 2015 Jul 25, 6:02pm

Two former detainees at the Guantanamo Bay prison in Cuba were arrested by Belgian police in a counterterrorism operation targeting a recruiting network for al Qaeda in Syria. …

…as Obama plans to release more and have no place to put such people anymore. Brilliant.
Brandi Ball, NewsOn6 • Sat 2015 Jul 25, 5:58pm

"He has a smirk on his face …I don't know if there's any remorse whatsoever based on that picture…"

BigFurHat, IOTW Report • Fri 2015 Jul 24, 6:14pm

…[he had] “exhibited extreme erratic behavior and has made ominous as well as disturbing statements” … "a history of mental health issues, i.e., manic depression and/or bi-polar disorder.” … wife also removed all weapons from their home because she feared his “volatile mental state” …

Jim Hoft, Gateway Pundit • Fri 2015 Jul 24, 6:11pm

The gunman who opened fire inside a packed movie theater in Lafayette, Louisiana, Thursday night, was 59-year-old John Russell Houser… from Phenix City, Alabama… no known connection to Lafayette… was estranged from his family and had mental health issues… applied for gun but did not pass the background check… supported Barack Obama [perversely]… "the faster he wrecks this nation, which in no way resembles what it’s founders envisioned, the faster working people with morals may re-assume command. ie I was for his re-election.…"

No explanation possible.
John Hall, Daily Mail • Thu 2015 Jul 23, 9:01am

Depraved jihadis fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq have started using chickens as mobile improvised explosive devices, it has been claimed.

Members of the terror group operating in and around the city of Fallujah are said to be strapping explosive belts to chickens, which are then encouraged to wander into enemy camps.…

Times Free Press / AP • Thu 2015 Jul 23, 7:22am

…When the shooting first started, troops inside the building went room to room to rush their colleagues to safety, said Maj. Gen. Paul W. Brier, commanding general of the 4th Marine Division. Then, some rushed back into the fight.

Two guns belonging to service members were recovered at the scene, he said; shots were fired from at least one. It's unclear if the gunman was hit by one of those weapons, Reinhold said. The military will investigate whether the service members were authorized to have those weapons.

In the motor pool area, two Marines tried to "provide cover" while their comrades tried to escape over the fence, Reinhold said.

Both Reinhold and Brier declined to elaborate further on how the troops engaged Abdulazeez.

"I can tell you that our Marines reacted the way you would expect," Brier said.…

Shoebat Foundation • Wed 2015 Jul 22, 3:51pm

…While the media speculated his background and motive, his features, family Facebook, and connections were easy for us to establish that what we have here is a Palestinian pro-Hamas terrorist who went to Jordan and most likely got involved with ISIS affiliates.…

Malia Zimmerman, Fox • Fri 2015 Jul 3, 12:10pm

The blood-soaked executioners of ISIS have spared neither women nor children since the jihadist army established its caliphate a year ago, putting an estimated 74 kids and even more women to death for such offenses as practicing “magic” and refusing to fast during Ramadan.

A total of 3,027 people have been executed by ISIS since it declared itself a state under strict Islamic law in Syria and Iraq last June…

Neo-NeoCon • Tue 2015 Jun 30, 8:14pm

Yesterday there were three terrorist attacks, the worst of which in terms of loss of life (38 people) occurred on a beach in Sousse, Tunisia that is popular with European tourists. … The goal: to frighten the West and to harm the Tunisian tourist industry. Mission accomplished. … this incident reminds me very very much of the 1997 Luxor massacre in Egypt. … not much has changed except the scope of the problem….

CBS / AP • Sun 2015 Jun 21, 8:51pm

Turkish news agencies say that authorities have arrested two Georgian citizens who tried to enter the Turkey with radioactive material, including cesium.…

ChiCom Flag
War News Updates Editor • Fri 2015 Jun 19, 8:07pm

…It is in the interest of both the U.S. and China to keep the peace .... unfortunately .... China's big problem is not with the U.S. but with its neighbors. With the exception of Russia, China is in a territorial dispute with everyone of its neighbors .... and all sides are refusing to back down.…

Zip, Weasel Zippers • Mon 2015 Jun 15, 11:06pm

A weekend volley of U.S. airstrikes on a farmhouse in eastern Libya didn’t just target a notorious, one-eyed al Qaeda leader. Mokhtar Belmokhtar—nicknamed “the Uncatchable”—was gathered together with a “Star Wars bar” of al Qaeda and ISIS members, a senior administration official tells The Daily Beast.

“He was meeting with more than 20 locals and core al Qaeda and ISIL members,” the official said, using an alternate acronym for the terror group. “He was apparently trying to bring them together,” to get the disparate militant groups to cooperate….

Israel Flag
Paul Alster, Fox News • Sun 2015 Jun 14, 9:13pm

The latest religious minority to be caught in the Syrian crossfire are the Druze, who have long enjoyed the protection of the Assad regime, but now find themselves under attack from the Al Qaeda-linked Al Nusra Front and could soon look to Israel for help.

The slaughter Wednesday of more than 20 members of Syria's Druze community, a monotheistic religion that incorporates elements including philosophy, Judaisim, Christianity, Hinduism and Buddhism, could signal a coming humanitarian crisis, according to officials in Israel, which has a sizeable Druze population of its own….

Israel, whose Druze community is generally well-regarded, has so far stayed out of the Syrian war. But recent events have prompted speculation that Israel could move to aid Syria's Druze population considering the faith's status in the Jewish State.…

Times of Israel / AFP • Sun 2015 Jun 14, 12:22pm

The historic Christian Syrian town of Maaloula celebrated Saturday as a new statue of the Virgin Mary was erected in its center, replacing the figure destroyed in rebel attacks in 2013.

Dozens of families gathered alongside government officials and religious dignitaries in the main square, which was adorned with government flags and a giant portrait of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.…

Nickarama, Weasel Zippers • Fri 2015 Jun 12, 7:35pm

State Dept Unable To Issue Any Overseas Passports And Visas Due To ‘Technical Glitch’, Not Ruling Out Hack…

Isn't this the basic, if not the only useful, function the State Dept provides citizens?
Baron Bodissey, Gates of Vienna • Thu 2015 Jun 11, 8:49am

This report extensively details the networks of radical left non-profits, foundations, government agencies and the personalities behind them. Unbeknownst to most Americans they are using refugee resettlement as a pretext to import waves of immigrants from third-world nations as a key front in Obama’s strategy of “fundamentally transforming” America. These refugees have little interest in assimilating. Many are from Muslim countries, view immigration as “Hijra” i.e. a subversive means to invade a foreign nation, and have demonstrated a willingness to either support or engage in terrorism both in America and abroad.…

Israel Flag
Yasser Okbi, Maariv Hashavua, Jerusalem Post • Thu 2015 Jun 11, 8:39am

Local government officials in towns near the Gaza border reported on Sunday receiving complaints from residents who say they hear digging underground. … “According to the complaints, the digging hasn’t stopped for a moment.” … Local residents believe that the next round of fighting is simply a matter of time. …

Nagasaki Mushroom Cloud
Sarah Kaufman and Vladi Vovcuk, Vocativ • Wed 2015 Jun 10, 8:40pm

Russian media is whipping up fear about a potential nuclear attack by the United States—and it’s all thanks to a prank video featuring confused people in San Diego.

The video at the center of the nuclear fear-mongering features Americans allegedly signing a petition to annihilate Russia. Mark Dice, a conspiracy theorist and activist, produced the video. It shows him approaching passers-by in San Diego, asking them to support a plan by President Obama to nuke Russia in order to keep America the world’s leading superpower. …

Carey Lodge, Christian Today • Wed 2015 Jun 10, 3:51pm

(Jun 8) As Islamic State tightens its grip on Libya, 86 Eritrean Christians have reportedly been kidnapped in the country.

Robert Spencer, Jihad Watch • Tue 2015 Jun 9, 8:50am

…the Syrian Orthodox Church of St. Ephrem, which they emptied last fall, will reopen soon as the “mosque of the mujahideen” or jihad fighters. …

Jenny Stanton, Mail • Sun 2015 Jun 7, 6:24pm

This is the incredible moment elated Syrian women tear off their black shapeless robes as they enter Kurdish-controlled territory after fleeing for their lives from the clutches of Islamic State.

In two video clips released exclusively to MailOnline, men, women and children are seen celebrating their arrival in Rojava in the north of the country.

Two women pull off their robes to reveal colourful dresses while another removes her headscarf and lets it fly away in the wind after escaping religious persecution under ISIS. …

Would that these were the Syrians we were bringing to America!
Abdullah al-Shihri, MyWay News / AP • Sat 2015 Jun 6, 10:56pm

Saudi Arabia said it shot down a Scud missile fired by Yemen's Shiite rebels and their allies early Saturday at a Saudi city that is home to a large air base, marking a major escalation in the monthslong war.

On a scale of none-to-serious, SCUDs are serious.
Michael T. Hamilton, PJ Media • Fri 2015 Jun 5, 12:52pm

A two-star Air Force general drew heavy fire for mentioning Christ at a National Day of Prayer event on May 7, when the shrewdly named Military Religious Freedom Foundation called for “Major General Craig S. Olson [to] be immediately, aggressively and very visibly brought to justice for his unforgivable crimes and transgressions via trial by General Courts Martial.” …

CNN • Wed 2015 Jun 3, 10:30pm

Usaamah Rahim, who was fatally shot after waving a military knife at law enforcement officers in Boston, was originally plotting to behead Pamela Geller… radicalized by ISIS and other extremists, decided instead to target… police…

Jerusalem Post • Wed 2015 Jun 3, 6:20pm

…Kerry's meeting, in which the alleged assassination attempt took place, was with Gulmurod Khalimov, a senior Tajik police commander, trained in the United States, who announced his defection to Islamic State in a video released last week… Khalimov was well aware of State Department security procedures and he used the knowledge to get another member of his entourage into the secret meeting with Kerry, with the intention of assassinating him… report cited communications intercepted by Russian intelligence from France, the US and Switzerland as confirming that two other people were shot in the incident, one of them fatally.…

Flora Drury, Mail • Wed 2015 Jun 3, 6:17pm

Iraqi police chiefs fear 500 children kidnapped by ISIS militants in recent weeks will be brainwashed into becoming suicide bombers or child soldiers for the Islamic extremists.

The children were taken from Iraq's Anbar and Diyala provinces, and taken to the violent group's bases so they can be used in 'terror attacks', according to authorities in the two regions.…