PM: We're ready to take a harsher stance if truce fails

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that Israel is prepared to act if Hamas breaks the Egypt-mediated truce. “The operation’s goals were met,” Netanyahu said. “I know there are citizens that expect a harsher stand in Gaza – and we are prepared to make one. We choose when to act, against who to act…

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Hamas leaves Israel no choice

By DANNY AYALON, THE GUARDIAN— Hamas’s charter includes the aspiration that “The Day of Judgment will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews (killing the Jews)”. While many concentrate on its death-cult worship, its bloodthirsty killing of adversaries, or its contempt for women, Christians and homosexuals, it is this aspiration for genocide that is…

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Iran: We're taking out Israel's warplanes

By REZA KHALILI, WND— Iran is now claiming that it has armed Hamas with antiaircraft missiles and that the militants have hit and damaged several sophisticated Israeli warplanes. Earlier it was reported Iranian surface-to-surface missiles capable of hitting Tel Aviv were in Hamas’ hands. Such capability long has been a dream of Iranian missile designers,…

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Israelis baffled by unilateral Gaza ceasefire

By RYAN JONES, ISRAEL TODAY— The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday baffled many Israelis by bringing a sudden end to the military campaign to end the Hamas missile threat against southern Israel. To demonstrate that Israel had not met that overriding goal, Hamas and its allied terror groups continued firing missiles into…

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IDF Summarizes Operation: 1,500 Gaza Targets Hit

By ELAD BENARI, ARUTZ 7— The IDF hit more than 1,500 targets in Gaza during Operation Pillar of Defense, according to a statement released Wednesday night. The statement was a summary of the counterterrorist operation, which came to an end after a ceasefire was announced on Wednesday evening. The IDF said it achieved the goals…

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A vast moral difference

By JEFF JACOBY, BOSTON GLOBE— Palestinians have a fierce new song to accompany their intensified conflict with Israel. “Strike a Blow at Tel Aviv,” recorded by Shadi al-Bourini and Qassem al-Najjar, was posted last week on various Palestinian websites, including the Facebook page of the TV show Fenjan Al-Balad, which describes its mission as “trying…

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How Hamas Manipulates the International Media

By VICTOR SHARPE, AMERICAN THINKER— There is nothing more nauseating than watching Palestinian Muslims in the Palestinian Authority and in Hamas occupied Gaza celebrate as rockets are being fired toward Israel from the Gaza Strip. These same Palestinians took to their roofs and joyously celebrated when America was attacked on 9/11 by Saudi Arabian Muslim…

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No truce reached; IDF pounds Gaza

By YOAV ZITUN, YNET— A diplomatic push to end the hostilities between Israel and Gaza terror groups gained momentum Tuesday, with Egypt’s president predicting that airstrikes would soon end, the US secretary of state racing to the region and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu saying the Jewish state would be a “willing partner” to a ceasefire…

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US Senate unanimous in 'unwavering commitment' to Israel

By Michal Shmulovich, Times of Israel— The United States Senate sent a message of solidarity to Israel on Thursday by unanimously passing a resolution that expressed firm support for Israel’s right to protect its people from terrorism on the second day of Pillar of Defense. Introduced by Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Mark Kirk (R-IL),…

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Nathanael Bartholomew, the Prejudiced Disciple

By DANIEL MCCABE— “For the LORD does not see as man sees, for man looks at the outward appearance, but the LORD looks at the heart.” 1 Samuel 16:7 Star Trek episodes document the fictional voyages of the starship Enterprise through uncharted galaxies.  Captain Kirk and his loyal crew often encounter very strange people, forces…

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