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  • Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu Is a Peacemaker—and Don't Think the Left Will Mention It

    06/29/2020 8:52:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/29/2019 | P. David Hornik
    In this Friday, Oct. 26, 2018 file photo, released by Oman News Agency, Oman's Sultan Qaboos, left, receives Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Muscat, Oman. (Oman News Agency via AP, File) The “last decade,” notes James Sinkinson in a perceptive article, has seen a “sea change” in Israel’s ties with “key Arab states.” And that last decade is also the one in which Benjamin Netanyahu (again, after a stint in the 1990s) has been Israel’s prime minister — specifically since March 2009.True, conditions for enhanced Arab-Israeli ties have been propitious — particularly the behavior of regional bully Iran, a...
  • Israeli fence construction cuts off migration from Egypt

    12/31/2012 7:23:05 PM PST · by MinorityRepublican · 14 replies
    The Guardian ^ | Monday 31 December 2012 | Harriet Sherwood
    The number of migrants crossing the border between Egypt and Israel dropped to zero last week for the first time since 2006, as construction of the last small sections of a 150-mile fence is due to be completed in the coming weeks. A total of 36 migrants crossed into Israel from Egypt in December, all of whom were detained, compared with 2,295 in January. The numbers have steadily declined throughout 2012 as construction of the vast steel fence through the desert from Eilat to the border with Gaza has progressed. "We have succeeded in blocking the phenomenon of illegal infiltrators,"...
  • British anti-racism protestors call for destruction of Giza Pyramids

    06/23/2020 8:33:42 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 67 replies
    Egypt Independent ^ | June 8, 2020 | Al-Masry Al-Youm
    British anti-racism protestors called for the destruction of Egypt's Giza Pyramids on Sunday, after tearing down a statue of a slave trader in the city of Bristol and throwing it in the Avon river, CNN reported Monday. The pyramids have been among the most frequently discussed topics in the UK over the past several hours, inspired by controversy over who built them. Protesters tore down the statue of British slave trader Edward Colston on the second day of protests condemning racism in the UK, part of a response to the killing of George Floyd, an African American man, by a...
  • Possible Egyptian 'direct' intervention in Libya becomes legitimate: President Sisi

    06/23/2020 11:54:17 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 20 replies
    Egypt Today ^ | June 20, 2020 | Noha El Tawil
    President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi checked on the forces in the Western Military Zone Saturday telling them, "The Egyptian Army is one of the strongest in the region. Yet, it is a wise army that protects but doesn't threaten, and is able to defend the national security of Egypt within and beyond its borders." The president said that the Air Force, the Special Forces, and the Border Guards have been securing 1,200 kilometers of borders with Libya for seven years, and accomplishing missions that have not been disclosed... The president warned in his speech in Sidi Barani district in Matrouh Governorate...
  • Egypt wishes for no UN sanctions against Ethiopia over GERD issue: Foreign Minister [Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam]

    06/23/2020 10:33:32 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 14 replies
    Egypt Independent ^ | June 21, 2020 | Al-Masry Al-Youm
    Egypt's Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry on Saturday stressed that his country does not want punitive measures from the UN Security Council against Ethiopia, and only wants to prevent any negative repercussions from the stalled Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) negotiations... "It's now the responsibility of the Security Council to resolve the Renaissance Dam crisis, as its decisions are mandatory and represent the will of the international community," Shoukry said. He added that the GERD issue impacts the lives of more than 150 million Egyptians and Sudanese people... Egypt on Friday called on the UN Security Council to intervene in the...
  • Greece warns Turkey that they are ready for war

    06/23/2020 6:50:28 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 45 replies
    www.almasdarnews.com ^ | - 2020-06-21 | Staff
    BEIRUT, LEBANON (10:30 A.M.) – On Saturday, the Greek Army announced its readiness to respond to any steps by Turkey, threatening to “burn everyone who sets foot on Greek soil.” A Greek news website quoted the statements of the Chief of Staff of the Greek Army, Constantius Florus, who did not rule out the occurrence of a “military conflict with Turkey in the event that Ankara proceeded to cross the red lines,” noting that “the military conflict is possible, and no one can exclude this possibility. And if anything like that happens, this will not be limited to one point,...
  • 2010 Arab Spring Common Connections to the 2020 Black Lives Matter Movement…

    06/22/2020 6:27:14 PM PDT · by MtnClimber · 18 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 22 Jun, 2020 | sundance
    It’s an interesting comparison to note. The ideological interests behind the 2010 “Arab Spring” uprising are the exact same ideological interests behind the 2020 “Black Lives Matter” protests/uprising. Not merely similar people, but the exact same people. The exact same group of U.S. people who were promoting the mid-east Arab Spring in 2010 are the same people now promoting the 2020 Black Lives Matter protests. The same politicians; the same media voices; the same newspapers; the same social media activists. Almost every participant, and their support for the uprising ’10 -vs- ’20 is identical. In the background of the Arab...
  • News Summary-Intelligence Report Sunday 6/21/2020

    06/21/2020 9:58:28 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 2 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/21/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Seasonal workers mostly from Mexico and Southern California are in quarantine in a Los Angeles hotel after three of them tested positive for the coronavirus. They were hired to work at the Red Salmon Cannery in Nanek, Alaska. They are not being paid and a lawsuit on their behalf has been filed.... In the Netherlands today dozens of protesters arrested in The Hague as thousands rallied against coronavirus restrictions.... The Libyan Government of National Accordd saying that Egyptian President Sisi's command for military forces to be ready for action outside the country amounts to a "declaration of war" against it........
  • Iran nuclear deal played large part in Mueller probe: John Solomon (Lou Dobbs video)

    06/21/2020 7:36:36 PM PDT · by bitt · 19 replies
    /video.foxbusiness.com ^ | 6/18/2020 | FoxNews
    Jun. 18, 2020 - 5:09 - Fox News contributor John Solomon says Dr. Walid Phares was the fifth person targeted in the Mueller probe in an attempt to sideline President Trump's foreign policy agenda. He also discusses former National Security Adviser John Bolton's controversial new book.
  • Iran Turns George Floyd Into a Shi’ite Muslim Saint

    06/21/2020 7:05:33 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 12 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 06/21/2020 | Robert Spencer
    Dr. Reza Parchizadeh, a political theorist and analyst, recently noted on Twitter that “the Iranian regime has turned the late #George_Floyd into Saint George, Shiite-style!” And sure enough, Parchizadeh posted a painting of Floyd depicting him in the way Shi’ite Muslims often depict their holy figures: in a green robe and surrounded by an aura of holy light. The Iranian regime has turned the late #George_Floyd into Saint George, Shiite-style! #Beware_Foreign_Influence pic.twitter.com/ofTtW5J3px— Dr. Reza Parchizadeh (@rezaparchizadeh) June 1, 2020 As incongruous as the image is, it’s perfectly fitting: Floyd, whose murder touched off the rage for destruction that is...
  • Nextrush Unplugged: Weekend Edition DC 19 Freedom In Idaho?...John Roberts Runs The Country?

    06/20/2020 8:00:51 PM PDT · by Nextrush · 7 replies
    Nextrush Free ^ | 6/20/2020 | Nextrush/Self
    Before the music lets talk about plans for next week in Idaho with legislators seeking to end martial law and the emergency rule of Republican Governor Brad Little. They intend to attempt a meeting on Tuesday morning at 9 am in Boise at the State Capitol...... And Dame Vera Lynn passed away this week at the age of 103. She is remembered for her wartime singing but of course that song "We'll Meet Again" was the closing of "Dr. Strangelove's" working the government officials to dictate our lives.... I guess this is a good lead into John Bolton and his...
  • Syria devalues currency (44%) amid chaos ahead of new US sanctions

    06/18/2020 5:35:02 PM PDT · by BeauBo · 14 replies
    ABC News ^ | June 17, 2020 | ALBERT AJI Associated Press
    Syria devalued its currency by 44% on Wednesday, announcing a new official exchange rate for the pound amid chaos in the market, hours before new U.S. sanctions aimed at cutting off revenue for Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government took effect. The sanctions, known as the U.S. Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act, are the toughest set of measures to be imposed on Syria yet, preventing anyone around the world from doing business with Syrian officials or state institutions or from participating in the country’s reconstruction... Syria’s already troubled economy has sharply deteriorated, prices have soared and the national currency, the Syrian...
  • Huge 4000-year-old Underground Hidden Tomb of Cult Egyptian King Senwosret III Will Soon Open...[tr]

    07/03/2019 9:22:29 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 31 replies
    Ancient Origins ^ | June 19, 2017 | Theodoros Karasavvas
    The tomb of King Khakaure Senusret III (Senwosret III), one of the most dominant and popular pharaohs of ancient Egypt's Middle Kingdom, is set to open to the public within a couple of years. This will provide an opportunity for visitors to descend into the underground chambers and marvel at the architecture of the Egyptian builders who constructed the burial complex nearly four thousand years ago... According to Dr. Josef Wegner, Associate Curator of the Egyptian Section of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, who has been excavating in Abydos for decades, this is the largest tomb...
  • Ancient Egyptian Art to Ancient Music

    05/25/2018 11:37:19 AM PDT · by mairdie · 26 replies
    An art history look at Ancient Egyptian Art to 'Sumerians, Egyptians and Greeks' and 'Ankh, the Sound of Ancient Egypt'. From Pre-Dynastic Period to Late Period.
  • Egyptian CURSE? Six archaeologists DIE mysteriously within MONTHS of opening sarcophagus

    12/19/2018 11:40:14 AM PST · by Red Badger · 56 replies
    www.express.co.uk ^ | PUBLISHED: 08:38, Tue, Dec 18, 2018 | UPDATED: 11:11, Wed, Dec 19, 2018 | By Callum Hoare
    SIX archaeologists died mysteriously just months after they opened up an ancient Egyptian coffin, a bombshell documentary has revealed. The curse of the pharaohs is an alleged spell said to be cast upon any person who disturbs the mummy of a powerful Egyptian. This curse, which apparently does not differentiate between thieves and archaeologists, is said to cause bad luck, illness or even death. Since the mid-20th century, many historians have even argued the curse is real, due to the unexplainable circumstances that occur after the ancient coffin. For many years, pharaohs were buried in the Valley of the Kings...
  • Prehistoric mummy reveals ancient Egyptian embalming 'recipe' was around for millennia

    08/21/2018 3:06:44 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 20 replies
    EurekAlert! ^ | August 15, 2018 | University of York
    It is the first time that extensive tests have been carried out on an intact prehistoric mummy, consolidating the researchers' previous findings that embalming was taking place 1,500 years earlier than previously accepted. Dating from c.3700-3500 BC, the mummy has been housed in the Egyptian Museum in Turin since 1901, but unlike the majority of other prehistoric mummies in museums, it has never undergone any conservation treatments, providing a unique opportunity for accurate scientific analysis. Like its famous counterpart Gebelein Man A in the British Museum, the Turin mummy was previously assumed to have been naturally mummified by the desiccating...
  • How Russia saved Israel from a Palestinian state based on the '48 borders

    06/16/2020 11:33:06 AM PDT · by bitt · 31 replies
    israelhayom ^ | 6/15/2020 | Ariel Kahana
    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the story of a major drama that unfolded behind the scenes at the UN Security Council shortly before former US President Barack Obama left office. New details about some drama involving Israel, Russia, and the US that played out behind the scenes at the United Nations Security Council some four years ago are coming to light. more.... It appears that Russia demonstrated a rare willingness to use its UNSC veto on Israel's behalf to block a resolution led by then-US President Barack Obama, which would have compelled Israel to set up a Palestinian state based...
  • MASSIVE GANG WAR BREAKING OUT IN FRENCH CITIES BETWEEN CHECHEN MUSLIMS AND ARAB MUSLIMS

    France is decending into a war zone with guns.  Both muslim gangs are armed. https://twitter.com/descifraguerra/status/1272576971445280770 https://twitter.com/DawkinsReturns/status/1272631024305004545 https://twitter.com/Sotiridi1/status/1272590419868688385 https://twitter.com/EncartL/status/1272598686439108610 https://twitter.com/DarrenPlymouth/status/1272629102042918920 https://twitter.com/BasedPoland/status/1272580808893763585
  • Greco-Roman Catacombs of St. George Reopen in Old Cairo [+video]

    06/12/2020 5:18:05 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 6 replies
    Pravoslavie ^ | 6/9/20
    Ancient catacombs under the site where Christ lived with His Most Pure Mother and St. Joseph for three years in Cairo were blessed and reopened yesterday, with the celebration of the Divine Liturgy. The Patriarchate of Alexandria had decided several months ago to renovate the St. George Catacombs and to create a meeting place of religion, culture, and history, and yesterday, Patriarch Theodoros of Alexandria blessed the renovated space and consecrated the new chapel dedicated to St. Fanourios located within the catacombs, several meters below the ground, reports Romfea. “A dream came true today,” the Patriarch said during the service,...
  • Iran: The November Miracle

    06/10/2020 10:55:40 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 7 replies
    StrategyPage ^ | 6/9/20 | Staff
    June 9, 2020: Despite the financial crises, continuing anti-government protests and growing criticism from government and military leaders, the senior clerics who run Iran believe that there is a good chance the American presidential elections in November will put a more pro-Iran and anti-Israel government in power. While this is a possibility, many Iranians don’t believe the clerics can hang onto power until the end of the year. Poverty is growing in Iran and the government continues to spend lots of money on military operations in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon and Yemen. Syria is the costliest foreign adventure. So far this...