Senators Tell Obama: Pressure Iran Now

The senators urged Obama to enforce existing Iran sanctions laws.  Recalling Iran’s persistent refusal to end its illicit nuclear program – and President Obama’s repeated pledges to do something about it – nine senators on Wednesday urged the president to “put into action [his] pledge of increased, meaningful pressure against the Iranian regime – what Secretary […]

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CIA Chief In Mid-East to Discuss Yemen

The director of the CIA, Leon Panetta, paid secret visits to Cairo and Jerusalem Thursday, Jan. 28, to prepare the ground for expanding US military intervention in Yemen against al Qaeda strongholds, thereby opening a fresh front in the war on Islamist terror organization. In Cairo, he met Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, defense minister Field […]

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Obama: Netanyahu Stymied By Coalition Gov’t

  President Obama said that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is being held back by his coalition in trying to make peace moves. Obama, speaking at a town hall meeting Thursday in Tampa, Fla., was asked why his administration continues to support Israel and Egypt despite their “human rights violations against the occupied Palestinian people.” […]

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McCotter: Obama’s Stimulus has Failed

By: Jim Meyers U.S. Rep. Thad McCotter tells Newsmax that President Obama was “contradictory” when discussing the economy during his State of the Union speech — and stated flatly that Obama’s stimulus plan has failed. The Michigan Republican, Chairman of the Republican House Policy Committee, also chastised Obama for expressing criticism of the Supreme Court […]

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Administration Considers Changing Terror Trial

From Newsmax.com: Officials say the Obama administration is considering moving the trial of the accused 9/11 mastermind out of lower Manhattan. Two administration officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, said Friday the Justice Department is drawing up plans for possible alternate locations to try Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four alleged accomplices. The two officials are […]

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Khamenei Reaffirms Zionist Destruction

Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, promised Wednesday at a meeting with Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz that Israel would be annihilated soon. Abdel Aziz was winding up a two-day visit to Iran aimed at strengthening bilateral ties. According to the Iranian state-run Fars News Agency (FNA), Khamenei said “the region would soon witness […]

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Turkey Accuses Israel of Running Secret Intelligence

Turkish prime minister Tayyip Recep Erdogan has engineered a fresh assault on the already crisis-laden relationship between Turkey and Israel by putting up members of his ruling AK Islamic party to reveal that Israel ran a secret signals intelligence station from Turkish military headquarters in Ankara for covert surveillance on Iran and Syria. Erdogan is […]

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Report: Hamas Targeted Civilians

From VirtualJerusalem.com: Human Rights Watch rejected a Hamas claim that the Palestinians did not target Israeli civilians with rockets during the Gaza war. In a statement Thursday, the human rights group said there is strong evidence that “Hamas’ claim that rockets were intended to hit Israeli military targets and only accidentally harmed civilians is belied […]

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Siemens Will No Longer Deal With Iran

The German engineering corporation Siemens will no longer conduct business with Iran. The major firm announced its decision at its annual shareholders meeting Tuesday. The announcement came shortly after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a news conference in Berlin with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that she was seriously considering tougher sanctions on the […]

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Syria Calls Up Military Reserves

Friday, Jan. 22, Damascus ordered a Level 4 mobilization of Syria’s army reserves for deployment to the Golan Heights on the Israeli border, to meet what it calls “IDF plans of attack.” DEBKAfile’s military sources interpret Level 4 as referring to Syrian armored and commando brigades. In Lebanon, too, Hizballah has placed “all its forces” […]

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