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  • Islamic gunmen storm Kenyan college, 15 killed; Christians targeted

    • 9 a.m. ET: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta calls for 10,000 police recruits to report to police college. • 8 a.m. ET: At least 15 people have been killed by gunmen who attacked a Kenyan university Thursday, the Kenyan Interior Ministry said. As many as 550 others are unaccounted for at the campus that had about 815 students, according to CNN affiliate Citizen TV. The Kenyan Red Cross said at least 50 students have been freed. • 7:07 a.m. ET: Heavy gunfire and explosions continue at Garissa University College, more than nine hours after the attack began, CNN affiliate NTV...
  • Kenya college: Jihadis separate Muslims from Christians, murder Christians

    04/02/2015 5:18:49 AM PDT · by don-o · 23 replies
    Jihad Watch ^ | April 2, 2015 | Robert Spencer
    At least 14 people have been killed, but a spokesman for the jihadis said, “We’ve killed many people; Kenyans will be shocked when the go inside.” The Muslims were freed. Time for the Left and the Islamic supremacists to issue another report about rampant “Islamophobia,” so as to deflect attention from this. “Kenya Garissa University shooting: At least 14 dead after al-Shabaab terrorists storm campus and separate Muslim and Christian students,” by Heather Saul, the Independent, April 2, 2015:
  • Are you Christian or Muslim? What Al-Shabaab gunmen asked Kenyan students... (truncated)

    04/02/2015 7:33:42 AM PDT · by RightGeek · 8 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 4/2/2015 | Frank Coletta & Sally Lee
    Al-Shabaab terrorists interrogated students whether they were Christian or Muslim as they went door-to-door during this morning's early morning massacre at a Kenyan university, killing at least 15 people. The group raided the Garissa University campus shortly after 5am local time, overwhelming guards and killing anyone the suspected of being a Christian. Kenyan Interior Minister Joseph Nkaissery said that only 280 of the 815 students in the college have so far been accounted for. The terrorists stuck mid-way through Holy Week, the most solemn period in the Christian calendar. Tonight, the Christian students were planning to celebrate the Last Supper...
  • GatesofVienna: Terror in the Alps?

    03/24/2015 11:36:47 AM PDT · by wtd · 21 replies
    Gates of Vienna ^ | 3/24/2015 | Baron Bodissey
    GatesofVienna: Terror in the Alps?Given the multiple terror threats issued recently by Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, whenever a major jetliner crashes one immediately suspects that jihad may be involved. And, given the Western political propensity to deny and cover up any planned Islamic terror attack, one suspects that the evidence of jihad will emerge slowly, if ever. The A320 is designed to cruise at 37,000 feet for optimum fuel usage. The fact that it began a controlled descent at full speed without making radio contact with air traffic controllers is peculiar, to say the least. A320 pilots...
  • 137 killed, 345 injured in suicide attacks on Yemen mosques

    03/20/2015 8:09:46 AM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 78 replies
    The Record ^ | 3-20-2015 | Ahmed Al-Haj, AP
    A television network owned by Yemen's Shiite rebels says a total of 137 people were killed and 345 injured in quadruple suicide bombings that hit a pair of mosques controlled by the rebels in Sanaa, the Yemeni capital. Al-Masirah TV raised the death toll on Friday hours after the attacks, making it the deadliest violence to hit the fragile war-torn country.
  • Possible terrorist attack at New Orleans Airport

    03/20/2015 6:24:08 PM PDT · by gop4lyf · 213 replies
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    I just got this from a friend. His brother works at the New Orleans Airport.
  • Tunisia Museum Standoff Ends; Death Toll Climbs to 21

    03/18/2015 9:35:31 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 14 replies
    Voice of America ^ | March 18, 2015
    Tunisia's prime minister says 19 people, including tourists, were killed Wednesday when gunmen targeted visitors to the country's Bardo Museum. Two of the gunmen were also killed when security forces moved in to end the standoff. Among the dead are 17 tourists from Poland, Italy, Germany and Spain. Two members of the security forces were also killed during the operation, Prime Minster Habib Essid said during a press conference. At least 24 others were injured in the attack near parliament.
  • Tunis museum attack: 19 people killed after hostage drama at tourist site

    03/18/2015 8:34:30 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 80 replies
    UK Guardian ^ | 3-18-2015 | UKG
    At least 19 people have been killed in Tunisia after two gunmen stormed the Bardo national museum – one of the country’s leading tourist attractions in the capital, Tunis – sparking a three-hour hostage siege. Tunisia’s prime minister, Habib Essid, said on Wednesday afternoon that 17 of the dead were foreigners – from Germany, Italy, Spain and Poland – calling the attack a cowardly assault targeting the economy. Three hours after the attack started at about midday local time (11am GMT), an interior ministry spokesman said two gunmen had been killed, as well as one security officer, and that all...
  • 1 American among the dead in Libyan hotel attack

    01/27/2015 3:11:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    The Oregonian ^ | January 27, 2015 | AP
    WASHINGTON — A senior State Department official is confirming the death of one U.S. citizen in Tuesday's attack on a Libyan hotel. The official isn't providing any further details. Libyan officials said four foreigners and five guards were killed Tuesday after gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli. The ensuring standoff ended when two assailants set off a grenade that killed them, officials said. The attack on the Corinthia Hotel, which sits along the Mediterranean Sea, started in the morning hours and included a car bombing, said Essam al-Naas, a spokesman for a Tripoli security agency.
  • Islamic Terrorist Captured In Tel Aviv, Case Goes To ICC

    01/21/2015 2:11:40 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 10 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | January 21, 2015 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyTel Aviv, Israel — January 21, 2015 … An elite Israeli police unit, which serves both prisons and courts, reacted quickly in capturing a 22-year-old Islamic terrorist from the West Bank city of Tulkarm. The terrorist boarded bus number 40 in central Tel Aviv and began to attack the driver. The wounded driver Herzl Biton, 55, a father of three and a bus driver for over 23 years responded by spraying the attacker with mace spray. Biton, who was stabbed in the chest, was evacuated by Magen David Adom emergency medical services to Ichilov and...
  • Ohio man arrested, charged with Islamic State-inspired bomb plot on U.S. Capitol

    01/14/2015 2:17:34 PM PST · by yoe · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 14, 2015 | Jessica Chasmar
    The FBI arrested an Ohio man on Wednesday for plotting to bomb the U.S. Capitol in an Islamic State-inspired attack. Christopher Lee Cornell, also known as Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, of Cincinnati, was arrested on charges of attempting to kill a U.S. government official, ABC News (reported).The FBI first noticed Mr. Cornell after he tweeted support for known terror groups, according to government documents. Further investigation showed that he planned to detonate pipe bombs around the U.S. Capitol and open fire on officials and staffers, ABC News reported.
  • Ohio man arrested for alleged ISIS inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol

    01/14/2015 2:11:03 PM PST · by BlackAdderess · 56 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 14, 2015 | ABC NEWS
    The FBI has arrested an Ohio man for allegedly plotting an ISIS-inspired attack on the U.S. Capitol, where he hoped to set off a series of bombs aimed at lawmakers, whom he allegedly considered enemies. Christopher Lee Cornell, of Cincinnati...
  • Legendary Cartoonist Robert Crumb on the (Charlie Hebdo) Massacre in Paris (ex-pat in France 25 yrs)

    01/13/2015 5:33:26 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 102 replies
    New York Observer ^ | 01/10/15 6:11pm | Celia Farber
    Legendary Cartoonist Robert Crumb on the Massacre in ParisThe ex-pat artist, who has lived in France for 25 years, talks to the Observer about his new cartoon of Muhammed Robert Crumb is considered by many to be the single best cartoonist America has ever produced. The creator of counter culture icons like Fritz the Cat, the Keep On Truckin guy and Mr Natural, Mr. Crumb was inducted into the comic book Hall of Fame in 1991, the same year he moved his family to France, where he has resided ever since. Writer Celia Farber reached him at his home on...
  • Boko Haram Just Pulled Off One Of The Deadliest Terrorist Attacks In History (ISLAM)

    01/09/2015 2:10:46 PM PST · by blam · 56 replies
    BI ^ | 1-9-2014 | Jeremy Bender And Armin Rosen
    Jeremy Bender and Armin Rosen January 9, 2015The jihadist group Boko Haram has pulled off perhaps the deadliest attack in its ongoing five-year long insurgency in northern Nigeria. Boko Haram, extremists opposed to western-style education and secular governance in Nigeria, carried out a multi-day attack in the northeast of Nigeria, focusing on the town of Baga. According to Musa Alhaji Bukar, a senior government official who spoke to the BBC, Baga, which once had a population of about 10,000 people, is now "virtually non-existent." The multi-day rampage focused on Baga and the surrounding towns and villages. The militants razed an...
  • Anjem Choudary: Paris Shows "Consequences" Of Insulting Islam

    01/08/2015 9:43:44 AM PST · by Biggirl · 42 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | January 8, 2015 | Ian Hachett
    London Imam Anjem Choudary said that “you can see very well now in Paris, what the consequences of insulting the prophet are” and you need to understand that in Islam, this [insulting Mohammed] carries capital punishment” on Wednesday’s “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel.
  • When Will We Wake Up?

    01/08/2015 4:08:46 AM PST · by Biggirl · 56 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | January 8, 2015 | Bruce Thornton
    The three Muslim gunmen who killed 12 journalists in Paris targeted not just those people and their satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, but a core ideal and human right of the West––the right to free speech in the public square defined by tolerance for different opinions. That’s why the killers, after they had called out the names of their individual victims before they shot them, bragged as they made their escape that they had “killed” Charlie Hebdo.
  • Bill Maher: Hundreds of Millions of Muslims Support Attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’

    01/08/2015 7:42:17 AM PST · by marthemaria · 41 replies
    Bill Maher didn’t hold back Wednesday night, blasting “hundreds of millions” of the world’s Muslims for allegedly supporting the Islamic terrorist massacre of cartoonists, writers, and editors at a Parisian satirical magazine that has mocked the Prophet Muhammad. “I know most Muslim people would not have carried out an attack like this,” the host of HBO’s Real Time With Bill Maher said on ABC’s Jimmy Kimmel Live. “But here’s the important point: Hundreds of millions of them support an attack like this. They applaud an attack like this. What they say is, ‘We don’t approve of violence, but you know...
  • USA Today column: Why did France allow satirists to attack Mohammed?

    01/08/2015 7:35:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 51 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/08/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    USA Today caused a stir last night when they published a column from Anjem Choudary, whom they describe as “a radical Muslim cleric” from London specializing in shari’a law. Earlier in the day, the Financial Times attracted a raft of criticism for publishing a column that insinuated that Charlie Hebdo‘s staff brought on their massacre themselves, but Choudary doesn’t even bother with a sop to free speech, which he dismisses as a non-Islamic concept. Instead, Choudary blames France for not protecting “the sanctity of a Prophet,” and says we should not expect anything else other than murder from Muslims...
  • Ohio Airport Jihad: “Armed with knives” Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed attacks police at airport

    01/08/2015 10:25:56 AM PST · by Perseverando · 63 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | January 08, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    A Muslim armed with knives tried to buy a ticket at the Ohio airport and when questioned attacked the police. He was shot dead. Perhaps he was inspired by the Paris cop killing this morning, A 41-year-old Ohio man armed with several knives tried to buy a plane ticket with a fake ID before being gunned down by police after lunging at an officer with a blade outside the Columbus airport, police said. Hashim Hanif Ibn Abdul-Rasheed had parked illegally outside the ticketing terminal and was acting bizarrely as he tried to buy a ticket to an undisclosed location Wednesday...
  • Senior CNN Correspondent in Bizarre Anti-Israel Tirade after Paris Attack

    01/08/2015 10:55:54 AM PST · by Jan_Sobieski · 36 replies
    Israel National News ^ | 1/08/2015 | Ari Soffer
    CNN's veteran news anchor and international correspondent Jim Clancy has provoked controversy after a series of bizarre anti-Israel tweets following Wednesday's deadly terrorist attack in Paris. Journalists throughout the world and from across the political spectrum reacted with horror at the slaughter of 12 people at Charlie Hebdo's Paris offices yesterday. The satirical magazine was targeted by Muslim extremists wielding Kalashnikov rifles, after years of threats and previous attacks by Islamists over several cartoons it published which mocked Islam and Muslim leaders - in addition to countless others mocking other religious and secular figures. Clancy, however, took exception to the...
  • After Paris, Will Obama Continue to Close Gitmo?

    01/08/2015 8:14:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/08/2015 | Roger Simon
    Of all the lies Barack Obama has told — and they are almost uncountable, in the thirties on Obamacare alone [1] — by far the most dangerous for you, dear reader, and for almost anyone in the Western world, are the statements he has made about Islamic terror (when he has even admitted it existed). How many times has he told us that al-Qaeda was defeated or on the run? Or that ISIS — now in control of territory the size of Indiana and initiating educational systems for six year olds while turning scores of women into sex slaves...
  • News organizations wrestle with whether to publish Charlie Hebdo cartoons after attack

    01/08/2015 8:07:22 AM PST · by Second Amendment First · 13 replies
    Washington Post ^ | January 7, 2015 | Paul Farhi
    Ever since a Danish newspaper drew death threats and incited protests by publishing cartoons satirizing the prophet Muhammad in 2005, American news organization have wrestled with a question: to publish or not to publish the offending, if clearly newsworthy, cartoons? The issue came roaring back Wednesday with the attack on a satirical Paris publication that had republished the Danish cartoons and created its own in the face of violent threats from Muslim extremists. The attack by three gunmen on the publication, Charlie Hebdo, left 12 people dead, including its editor, Stéphane Charbonnier, who once defiantly posed with a copy of...
  • Nigel Farage blames Paris attack on 'rather gross policy of multi-culturalism'

    01/08/2015 8:06:29 AM PST · by UKrepublican · 48 replies
    Nigel Farage has been accused of exploiting the murders of cartoonists in France for political gain after saying the attack was a result of “a really rather gross policy of multi-culturalism”. The UK Independence Party leader said there was a “fifth column” living in Britain and France responsible for terrorist attacks. He said the attacks underlined for "controlled immigration policy" with "full checks on everybody" who migrates to Britain. Theresa May, the Home Secretary, condemned the comments. "It is irresponsible to talk about a fifth column", she said. Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, said it was "utterly wrong" to attempt...
  • The Islamization of France in 2014

    01/07/2015 2:20:37 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Breaking Israel News ^ | 01/07/2015 | By Soeren Kern
    According to a confidential French intelligence document leaked to Le Figaro, a form of Muslim ghettoization is gaining ground within the French school system. The report says that Muslim students are effectively establishing an Islamic parallel society completely cut off from non-Muslim students.More than 1000 French supermarkets, including major chains such as Carrefour, have been selling Islamic books that openly call for jihad and the killing of non-Muslims.A report estimates that 60% of the prison population in France, or 40,000 prisoners, are “culturally or originally” Muslim.The Fresnes Penitentiary near Paris launched an experiment that involves isolating radical Muslim prisoners...
  • ‘More will follow': ISIS fighter praises Paris massacre

    01/07/2015 8:10:57 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 32 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 7, 2015 | 1:28pm | No Attribution By Reuters
    A fighter for the Islamic State militant group praised Wednesday’s attack on a French satirical magazine that killed at least 12 people, telling Reuters the raid was revenge for insults against Islam. Hooded gunmen stormed the Paris offices of Charlie Hebdo in the worst militant assault on French soil in recent decades. The dead included top editors at Charlie Hebdo, a publication renowned for lampooning Islam, as well as two police officers.
  • New York Times: With A Dozen Parisians Dead, MUSLIMS Hit Hardest

    01/08/2015 4:50:50 AM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | January 7, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    A dozen people may have been murdered by Islamic terrorists in Paris Wednesday morning, but The New York Times can’t help but note the real tragedy behind the shooting: the growth of Islamophobia. (RELATED: The Ever-Growing List Of Cowards Refusing To Publish The Mohammad Cartoons)The attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo for its publication of images of Muhammad is “sure to accelerate the growth of anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe, feeding far-­right nationalist parties like France’s National Front,” frets Times reporters Steven Erlanger and Katrin Bennhold in an article entitled “Paris Attack Reflects a ‘Dangerous Moment’ for Europe.”[Snip] The Times...
  • Question of the Day:How will Obama & the Democratic National Communist pty react to an attack here?

    01/08/2015 7:20:41 AM PST · by HammerT · 18 replies
    N/A | Jan 8 2015 | Vanity
    You know it’s going to happen sooner or later, so now is a good a time as ever to plan ahead for what we have to do:A. 1). Clamp down on innocent People’s freedom of expression. Because the DNC and the terrorists have a common enemy in the Christian right, so why not once AGAIN use a Serious crisis to suppress their common enemy with speech controls out of ‘sensitivity’ for the insane Islamists.2). Clamp down on innocent folks owning guns? Because the knee-jerk reaction of the DNC is to push their socialist national agenda, and once AGAIN work to...
  • Unarmed Paris Police Retreated From Terrorist Gunmen

    01/07/2015 4:41:52 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 51 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/7/2015 | huck Ross
    Several Paris police officers who came into contact with the armed terrorists who slaughtered 10 journalists at the headquarters of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine, retreated from the gunmen because they were unarmed, according to an eyewitness. “Three policemen had arrived on bikes but had to leave because the men were armed, obviously,” Benoit Bringer, who works on the same floor as Charlie Hebdo’s offices, told France Info radio, according to The Guardian. “Then the attackers took off in a car.”
  • Paris Attack Suspect Dead, Two in Custody

    01/07/2015 3:43:52 PM PST · by mandaladon · 166 replies
    NBC News ^ | 7 Jan 2015
    One of the suspects in the Paris attack on Charlie Hebdo magazine has been killed and the two others are in custody, a two senior U.S. counterterrorism officials told NBC News. Authorities identified the three men as Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi, both French and in their early 30s, and 18-year-old Hamyd Mourad, whose nationality wasn't immediately clear. One of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to publicly discuss the investigation, told The Associated Press that the men were linked to a Yemeni terrorist network. And Cherif Kouachi was convicted in 2008 of terrorism...
  • Here’s what we know about the jihadists in the French magazine mass murder

    01/07/2015 10:50:03 AM PST · by Biggirl · 54 replies
    Pamela Geller ^ | January 7, 2015 | Pamela Geller
    The jihadists ‘who spoke perfect French’ claimed to be Al Qaeda. Attackers were reportedly heard shouting: ‘the Prophet has been avenged’ The masked men asked people’s names before killing editor and cartoonist There were several corpses on the floor,’ said office worker from building He entered room right after attackers had gone to see ‘blood everywhere’ It’s war, an open declaration of war.
  • Three Paris Terrorists Identified

    01/07/2015 12:58:42 PM PST · by Kartographer · 98 replies
    Le Metro via ZeroHedge ^ | 1/7/15 | Tyler Durden
    Moments ago, French Le Point revealed the nationality of the three Paris terrorists: via Bloomberg: PARIS ATTACKERS ARE FRENCH-ALGERIAN, LE POINT SAYS Le Metro added that two of the three men, aged 18, 32 and 34 were actually born in France. And finally, according to French sources, their names: Said Kouachi, Cherif Kouachi and Hamyd Mourad
  • UNARMED PARIS POLICE OFFICERS FORCED TO FLEE AS ARMED TERRORISTS ATTACK

    01/07/2015 1:59:41 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 131 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 7, 2015 | by AWR HAWKINS
    During the January 7 terror attack on the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, several Paris police officers fled, unable to disarm the threat, because they themselves were unarmed and outgunned. Breitbart News previously reported that “black-hooded-men” with Kalashnikovs entered the Charlie Hedbo headquarters and opened fire, killing 12 people–including those who were killed outside the building as the gunmen headed back to their car. CBS News relayed reports from Britain’s Telegraph newspaper that the first two officers to arrive “were apparently unarmed” and “fled after seeing gunmen armed with automatic weapons and possibly a grenade launcher.” The UK’s Independent reported that “three...
  • Charlie Hebdo cartoonist reveals terrorists threatened to murder her toddler unless she let them in

    01/07/2015 11:30:11 AM PST · by maggief · 276 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | January 7, 2015 | Peter Allen
    Corrine Rey and her daughter saw two other cartoonists being killed They threatened her into giving them entry code for the office building She says men 'who spoke perfect French' claimed to be Al Qaeda terrorists Attackers were reportedly heard shouting: 'the Prophet has been avenged' The masked men asked people's names before killing editor and cartoonist 'There were several corpses on the floor,' said office worker from building He entered room right after attackers had gone to see 'blood everywhere' A young mother and cartoonist who survived the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris today said she had let the...
  • Do Not Submit! Republish the Mohammed Cartoons Everywhere. Here’s How.

    01/07/2015 10:05:25 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 109 replies
    http://www.zombietime.com ^ | Wed, Jan 7, 2015 at 9:24 am | www.zombietime.com
    Today’s terror attack on Charlie Hedbo, the irreverent French satirical magazine that was one of the few media outlets in France to publish the original “Mohammed cartoons,” is an attempt by Islamic fundamentalists to enforce shari’a worldwide, even on non-Muslims. We must not let them succeed. Self-censoring out of fear means self-imposition of shari’a (Islamic law). Self-censoring out of “respect” (actually just a euphemism for fear) means you are submitting to the terrorists’ worldview. The way to overcome them in this instance is to overwhelm them with disrespect and mockery. They can silence one magazine, but they can’t silence the...
  • Al-Qaeda Magazine Listed Slain French Satirist as 2013 Target; Current Issue Names Bernanke, Gates

    01/07/2015 9:59:44 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 10 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/07/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    Charlie Hebdo editor Stephane Charbonnier, who was among the 12 killed in a terrorist attack on the magazine’s Paris office today, was included on the above “most wanted” list in the Winter 2013 issue of al-Qaeda’s Inspire magazine. The list also included British writer Salman Rushdie, Dutch politician Geer Wilders, American pastor Terry Jones, Swedish cartoonist Lars Vilks, Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, former Jyllands-Posten (the newspaper that ran Westergaard’s Mohammed cartoons) editor-in-chief Carsten Luste and creative editor Flemming Rose, National American Coptic Assembly leader Morris Sadik, Aayan Hirsi Ali, and American cartoonist Molly Norris, who created “Everybody Draw Mohammed...
  • #JeSuisCharlie Trends on Twitter After Muslim Cartoonophobia Kills 12

    01/07/2015 10:15:46 AM PST · by Biggirl · 30 replies
    Frontpagemag.com ^ | January 7, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    At a time when American media outlets blurred out the Mohammed cartoons as if they were obscene and the Obama administration sent the man behind a Mohammed movie trailer to jail for offending Muslims, France’s Charlie Hebdo satirical magazine continued to defy Muslim Supremacism by drawing its own Mohammed cartoons. Despite attacks and numerous threats, they did not desist.
  • Wolf Blitzer: Charlie Hebdo Went "Over the Line"

    01/07/2015 9:20:20 AM PST · by rightistight · 73 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 1/7/15 | Aurelius
    Reporting live on CNN, Wolf Blitzer accused Charlie Hebdo of occasionally going “over the line” in their satirical criticisms of current events. The comment came as Blitzer was detailing the Islamic terrorist attack against the Charlie Hebdo office, which resulted in the deaths of 10 staff members and two police officers. Blitzer categorically slammed the attacks and said there was no justification for it. However, in detailing what Charlie Hebdo is known for, he added that, at times, they went “over the line” in their commentary. The attack on the office happened today and is currently believed to have been...
  • Charlie Hebdo attack: At least 12 killed (Cowards Blurred out Charlie Hebdo Cover in story)

    01/07/2015 9:29:23 AM PST · by C19fan · 20 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | January 7, 2015 | Meg Warner and Ginny Power
    Two cops and 10 journalists were killed Wednesday when terrorists armed with guns and a rocket launcher stormed the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo, a satirical magazine famous for making fun of the Muslim Prophet Mohammed and Islamic leaders. The three shooters are still on the loose after they fled from the newsroom in Paris' 11th administrative district, about five miles from the Eiffel Tower.
  • HOWARD DEAN: DON’T CALL PARIS TERRORISTS ‘MUSLIM’

    01/07/2015 9:05:11 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/07/2015 | Jeffrey Poor
    On Wednesday’s “Morning Joe,” former Gov. Howard Dean (D-VT) downplayed any ties of gunmen that killed 12 at the offices of a French satirical magazines in Paris have to the religion of Islam. According to Dean, we should stop attributing the “Muslim” label to them because they fall in line with a cult that is able to overcome France’s strict gun laws to carry out such an attack. “You know, this is a chronic problem,” Dean said. “I stopped calling these people Muslim terrorists. They’re about as Muslim as I am. I mean, they have no respect for whatever anybody...
  • Time Magazine 2011: Charlie Hebdo 'Begged' for 'Violent Responses From Extremists'

    Time Magazine's Bruce Crumley, Time's Paris Bureau Chief in 2011 wrote this about Charlie Hebdo: Okay, so can we finally stop with the idiotic, divisive, and destructive efforts by “majority sections” of Western nations to bait Muslim members with petulant, futile demonstrations that “they” aren’t going to tell “us” what can and can’t be done in free societies? Because not only are such Islamophobic antics futile and childish, but they also openly beg for the very violent responses from extremists their authors claim to proudly defy in the name of common good. What common good is served by creating more...
  • 12 dead in terror attack on Paris paper; manhunt for gunmen

    01/07/2015 8:31:05 AM PST · by Kartographer · 23 replies
    AP ^ | 1/7/15 | JAMEY KEATEN and LORI HINNANT
    Masked gunmen shouting "Allahu akbar!" stormed the Paris offices of a satirical newspaper Wednesday, killing 12 people, including the paper's editor, before escaping in a getaway car. It was France's deadliest terror attack in living memory. French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve said security forces were hunting for three gunmen after the noon-time attack on the weekly, whose caricatures of the Prophet Muhammed have frequently drawn condemnation from Muslims. Twelve people died and eight were wounded, including four critically, officials said.
  • 'Ten dead and five injured' after armed gunmen storm offices of French satirical newspaper

    01/07/2015 3:31:42 AM PST · by knighthawk · 44 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | January 7 2015 | Simon Tomlinson
    Armed gunmen stormed the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo today, reportedly leaving ten dead and five others injured, said the publication's cartoonist. 'I think there are casualties,' Renaud Luzier told AFP. The newspaper was once firebombed for its portrayal of the Prophet Mohammed. More to follow.
  • Gun attack on French magazine Charlie Hebdo kills 11

    01/07/2015 3:34:09 AM PST · by cartan · 58 replies
    BBC ^ | 2015-01-07
    <p>Gunmen have attacked the Paris office of French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, killing 11 people and injuring 10, French officials say. Witnesses spoke of sustained gunfire at the office as the attackers opened fire with assault rifles before escaping.</p> <p>Police have launched a major operation in the Paris area in their hunt for the attackers.</p>
  • Fort Hood attack victims closer to Purple Hearts

    12/12/2014 8:06:32 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 12, 2014 8:23 PM EST | Nomaan Merchant
    The victims of the 2009 Fort Hood shooting that left 13 dead and more than 30 wounded moved closer Friday to receiving the Purple Hearts many say they are due. Congress passed a defense policy bill Friday evening that includes a provision making victims of the attacks at the Texas Army post eligible for the Purple Heart. The award given to military personnel wounded in battle also offers increased retirement benefits. The Department of Defense has denied the award to Fort Hood shooting victims, calling the November 2009 attack an act of workplace violence, not terrorism. That distinction has angered...
  • Saudi National Detained At Fort Sam Houston, Explosives Found In Vehicle

    11/25/2014 8:42:29 AM PST · by LSUfan · 44 replies
    CBS Houston ^ | 24 Nov 14 | Unattributed
    <p>Officials at Fort Sam Houston say they’ve taken into custody the driver of a vehicle that military officials say contained explosive materials, and which sparked a lockdown at the San Antonio Army base.</p> <p>The Bexar County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter that the lockdown was being handled by military police, and the sheriff’s department had no units assigned to the case.</p>
  • Saudi National Reportedly Crashes Car Containing Explosives Into US Army Post Fort Sam Houston

    11/24/2014 10:32:05 AM PST · by Zakeet · 88 replies
    Latin Post ^ | November 24, 2014 | Rodrigo Ugarte
    Complete Headline: Saudi National Reportedly Crashes Car Containing Explosives Into US Army Post Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas A driver who rammed his car into the gates of U.S. Army post Fort Sam Houston in Texas is in custody after the ordeal on Sunday. Police have not provided much information about the situation or the suspect, but the military base, which had been placed under lockdown, has returned to normal operations. The suspect has been identified as a male Saudi national, according to KCEN TV. Authorities have not identified the man, but he is in custody. His car...
  • Five Jews Murdered In Jerusalem Terror Attack

    11/18/2014 3:39:42 PM PST · by IsraelBeach · 1 replies
    Israel News Agency ^ | November 18, 2014 | Joel Leyden
    By Joel Leyden Israel News AgencyUPDATED … Jerusalem, Israel — November 18 … In a well planned terrorist attack this morning, two Islamic terrorists, one with a pistol and another with an axe and knife entered a synagogue in the Har Nof area of Jerusalem. The first Jewish victim wearing Tallis and Tephillin was shot in the head. The terrorists then ran into various prayer rooms and a Beit Medrash. A paramedic trying to deal with the wounded was shot in the leg before two policemen shot two of the terrorists dead. A search is presently being conducted for their...
  • CNN Describes Muslim Terror Attack on Synagogue as Israel Killing Palestinians

    11/18/2014 7:46:15 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    FrontPage Mag ^ | 11/18/2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    CNN has always been widely hated in Israel, but its reporting on the latest Muslim terror attack with the murder of four Rabbis, three of them Americans, killed by two axe-wielding murderers, in a synagogue while at prayer, really hits a new low.First there’s a description of the Israeli police shooting and killing “2 Palestinians” when the police had fired in self-defense at the terrorists who had just perpetrated four brutal murders.As Honest Reporting shows, not only did CNN respond to a terrorist attack on Jews by interviewing a member of the racist PLO terrorist group, but its website and...
  • Palestinians Celebrate Jerusalem Synagogue Slaughter (Offer up cartoon

    11/18/2014 5:22:58 AM PST · by Wiz-Nerd · 8 replies
    Israel Today ^ | Tuesday, November 18, 2014 | Ryan Jones
    Palestinian Arabs in Gaza and elsewhere openly celebrated the massacre of Jewish worshippers at a synagogue in Jerusalem Tuesday morning. Hamas hailed the attack as “revenge” for the death of an Arab bus driver in Jerusalem a day earlier, a death that was ultimately determined to be a suicide. Hamas official Mushir al-Masri even managed to commission or otherwise obtain a grotesque political cartoon (left) praising the “heroic” synagogue attack, which he promptly posted on Twitter.
  • ISIS Blows Up Egypt-Jordan Gas Pipeline

    11/15/2014 9:41:03 AM PST · by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis · 16 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 11-15-14 | Dalit Halevy
    The Islamic State's Sinai Peninsula terror organization, which was named Ansar Bayt al-Makdas until it swore allegiance to Islamic State (aka ISIS), has blown up the pipeline carrying gas from Egypt to Jordan. The pipeline, which is 1,200 km long, and was built at a cost of $1.2 billion, is used for exporting natural gas to Jordan, Syria and Lebanon. In the past, it was repeatedly attacked by Islamist terror groups, until Egypt's gas exports to Israel were halted. The Islamic State's Sinai Peninsula notified the press that it would not allow gas to be exported to Jordan unless ISIS...