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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Israeli soldier, civilian killed by barrages from Gaza

By ILIANA CURIEL, YNET— An IDF soldier was killed in a rocket and mortar salvo that was fired on the Eshkol Regional Council on Tuesday afternoon. In a separate incident, a civilian was killed in the same region by a projectile fired from Gaza. Another civilian was seriously injured and 15 soldiers were lightly hurt…

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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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Ground invasion or diplomatic solution?

By ISRAEL HAYOM— As Operation Pillar of Defense entered its sixth day on Monday, momentum toward a cease-fire between Israel and Hamas was gathering pace as an international mediation effort, led by Egypt, was working on a draft agreement that would put an end to the fighting. An associate of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told…

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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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Israeli Air Force bombards Gaza strip

By Associated Press– Israel destroyed the headquarters of Hamas’ prime minister and blasted a sprawling network of smuggling tunnels in the southern Gaza Strip on Saturday, broadening a blistering four-day-old offensive against the Islamic militant group even as diplomatic efforts to broker a cease-fire appeared to be gaining steam. Hamas officials said a building used…

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Two rockets land outside Jerusalem following 2 fired at TA

By YAAKOV LAPIN, JPOST— Two rockets landed outside of Jerusalem Friday evening as sirens rang out, causing no injuries or damage. Police reported there was “no indication” that rockets landed in the city, stating that “most likely, the rockets landed in an open area outside of Jerusalem.” Hamas took credit for the attack, claiming to…

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Cabinet OKs 75,000 reservists for possible Gaza operation

BY JPOST— Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved the IDF’s request on Friday evening to increase the maximum number of reservists it could enlist, seeking cabinet approval to mobilize up to 75,000 troops ahead of a possible Gaza ground operation. The Inner Cabinet, a group of nine senior ministers, met for over three hours to discuss…

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