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Christians being slaughtered in Syria - nothing uncommon now
Associated Press ^

Posted on 08/17/2013 2:27:36 PM PDT by Altenkrug

Edited on 08/17/2013 2:38:33 PM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Aug 17, 2013 DAMASCUS (AP) - Gunmen shot dead 11 people, mostly Christians, in central Syria on Saturday, in an attack aimed at members of the religious minority.

The resident, citing eyewitnesses, told The Associated Press that the gunmen randomly opened fire on roadside restaurants in a drive-by shooting outside Ein al-Ajouz as Christians were celebrating a feast day.


(Excerpt) Read more at news.yahoo.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Israel; Russia; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: egypt; iran; israel; jordan; lebanon; randsconcerntrolls; russia; syria; waronterror

1 posted on 08/17/2013 2:27:36 PM PDT by Altenkrug
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To: Altenkrug

Just watched someone say 200,000 have died in Syria since 2009.


2 posted on 08/17/2013 2:30:14 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Altenkrug

Christians are being slaughtered in more places than Syria.

There are only two ways to stop it.


3 posted on 08/17/2013 2:31:29 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Errant

And coming soon to Egypt.


4 posted on 08/17/2013 2:34:03 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Altenkrug
We visited Syria back in the early 80's when Bashar Assad's daddy, Hafez al-Assad (Arabic: حافظ الأسد‎) was in charge. We LOVED Damascus. We lived in the middle east (petroleum business). But, that was then. I wouldn't go back there now.

To be honest, things don't change much over there. No need change I guess. I KISSED the ground of the good ole USA when we got back home.

5 posted on 08/17/2013 2:34:43 PM PDT by cloudmountain
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To: Altenkrug
Incredibly, al Qaeda is helped by Obama, the DNC and his RINOs.


6 posted on 08/17/2013 2:34:52 PM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: bigheadfred

Send Mad McCain and Linda to their rescue?


7 posted on 08/17/2013 2:41:25 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: bigheadfred

Send Mad McCain and Linda to their rescue?


8 posted on 08/17/2013 2:41:36 PM PDT by 353FMG ( I do not say whether I am serious or sarcastic -- I respect FReepers too much.)
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To: bigheadfred

Yep, and Libya, and Tunisia. I expect fighting to spread to every country in the Middle East.


9 posted on 08/17/2013 2:43:48 PM PDT by Errant
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To: Altenkrug
Comments are interesting, especially concerning an AP article on Yahoo! News' website.

People are slowly getting the picture.

10 posted on 08/17/2013 2:47:20 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: 353FMG

well i was hoping for you and i and maybe a billion of our friends


11 posted on 08/17/2013 2:58:19 PM PDT by bigheadfred (INFIDEL)
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To: Altenkrug

Christians are being slaughtered in Muslim countries, while Muslims are out breeding Christians in Europe and soon in America, and other Christian countries everywhere.


12 posted on 08/17/2013 3:01:01 PM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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To: Altenkrug
So, is Juan arming Syria's Christian minority?

Providing air cover?

Offering US amnesty?

13 posted on 08/17/2013 3:05:38 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: Altenkrug

14 posted on 08/17/2013 3:05:42 PM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: All
Syrian Christian slaughter is being conducted by the fanatical Muslims----
the word is Muzzies want Assad out b/c he accepts Christians.

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DATELINE EGYPT Gen Al-Sisi would not take the call Obama made from MV---signaling the General's all-out determination not to let the US admin interfere in his plans to drive the Muslim Brotherhood out of Egyptian politics.

NOTE: Gen Al-Sisi, 58, received a masters degree from the U.S. War College in Carlisle, Pa, in 2006.

After Wed's bloodbath, Gen al-Sisi routed Muslims from the mosque where they had gathered to ID their dead---Al-Sisi then confiscated the Muzzie bodies.

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The military's vow to rebuild the long list of Christian churches torched by the Muslim Brotherhood will certainly gain the support of the American people....but there is NO WAY Obombo will turn against his pals----Morsi & his Muzzie Brothers. We are saddled w/ hater will never be one of US, he will always be one of Them.

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MILITARY.COM EXCERPT---US Pentagon officials declined to give specifics on conversations between DOD's Chuck Hagel and Egyptian Gen al-Sisi, but chief Pentagon spokesman George Little said that "US officials at all levels have made it clear that we support the democratic process in Egypt and that we hope that this period of tension can be resolved in a peaceful manner and that violence can be avoided." "We don't support any single party or group," Little said. "We believe that this needs to be resolved through political means."

Although the officials would not discuss the specifics of the military-to- military talks, the U.S. would need Gen al-Sisi's approval to move through Egyptian air space if Washington decided to send Marines to aid in the evacuation of U.S. personnel.

About 550 Marines and their tilt-rotor MV-22 Osprey aircraft are at bases in Spain and Italy on standby if they are needed. A Navy Amphibious Ready Group with 4,000 Marines and sailors aboard, led by the helicopter assault ship Kearsarge, was also in the region following completion of the Eager Lion training exercises in Jordan. © Copyright 2013 Military.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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AIN'T KARMA A *ITCH? S-o-o-o...... the helicopter assault ship Kearsarge, IS in the region. We were lied to----we were told it was not available to help endangered Americans in Benghazi.

15 posted on 08/17/2013 3:10:13 PM PDT by Liz
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To: Altenkrug

McBackstabber’s and The One’s heroes. Mass murderers of Christians and Americans. Soon, the Joooooos. Can’t get any better for a leftist.


16 posted on 08/17/2013 3:15:43 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Altenkrug

I blame Maverick the idiot for a lot of this.

After the Iraq war, Christians had to find a place they would be safer. Most went to Syria. Now since Obama and McCain are helping the terrorists, Christians are being killed.


17 posted on 08/17/2013 3:16:35 PM PDT by boycott
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To: SaraJohnson

If Muslims takeover, the first people to be killed will be homosexuals, then actors, then authors of novels, then remaining intellectuals in universities. That is the worst possible scenario for liberals and leftists.


18 posted on 08/17/2013 4:03:30 PM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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To: entropy12

I’ve never read of that sort of thing happening. Usually it’s all the Christians, Jews, Hindus and Buddhists killed, and women and children turned into slaves, including sex slaves. Since so many Moslems in some of theses countries are pederasts, they have a convoluted atittude towards homosexuals.


19 posted on 08/17/2013 4:05:39 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: little jeremiah

I did not read about it, I lived in a Muslim area and grew up there and my close childhood friends were Muslims & Hindu’s and Christians. First hand information is usually better than reading a news blurb. OK, so we kids did not discuss about intellectuals and college professors but we certainly talked about homosexuals and what our own religions told us about it.


20 posted on 08/17/2013 7:08:57 PM PDT by entropy12 (With no fear of re-election, Obama is becoming more radical left..thanks a lot all you who abstained)
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Rand Slams Congress for Funding Egypt’s Generals:
‘How Does Your Conscience Feel Now?’
Foreign Policy | 15 Aug 2013 | John Hudson
Posted on 08/15/2013 5:44:10 PM PDT by Hoodat
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3055253/posts

Sen. Rand Paul is hammering his fellow senators for keeping billions in financial aid flowing to Egypt’s military — even as Cairo’s security forces massacre anti-government activists.


21 posted on 08/18/2013 5:37:34 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (It's no coincidence that some "conservatives" echo the hard left.)
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A Mideast Arab genocide of Christians following the enormously successful of Jews in the 50s and 60s. No one should be surprised, we turn our backs on these things in the West.

22 posted on 08/19/2013 5:20:18 PM PDT by SJackson ( The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. BF)
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To: SJackson
A Mideast Arab genocide of Christians following the enormously successful of Jews in the 50s and 60s. No one should be surprised, we turn our backs on these things in the West.

"First the Saturday People, then the Sunday People."

23 posted on 08/19/2013 8:48:45 PM PDT by Slings and Arrows (You can't have Ingsoc without an Emmanuel Goldstein.)
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