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-Land of the Free
Joe Arpaio Backs Trump's Tent Cities: Our Soldiers Live in Them, Why Not Migrant Caravan?
I certainly hope this is not the Administration's plan. The dems. liberal federal judges, and the ACLU will waste no time labeling migrant tent cities 'Trump's concentration camps.' These people must not reach the US.
[The Western Journal] Former Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio offered his support for President Donald Trump’s plans to house migrants in tent cities while they await their asylum hearings, arguing American soldiers fighting overseas live in them, and the move also might help serve as a deterrent.

In an interview on Fox News on Monday, Trump told host Laura Ingraham that his administration will detain the migrants in a U.S.-bound caravan if they cross the border illegally.

"We’re catching, we’re not releasing," the president said. "If they apply for asylum, we’re going to hold them until such time as their trial takes place."

"Where? We have the facilities?" Ingraham asked.

"We’re going to put up ‐ we’re going to build tent cities," Trump replied. "We’re going to put tents up all over the place. We’re not going to build structures and spend all of this, you know, hundreds of millions of dollars ‐ we’re going to have tents. They’re going to be very nice. They are going to wait, and if they don’t get asylum, they get out."
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6469 views] Top|| File under:

#1  No AC, no heat, no TV, no foam pads under the tarps, precious little food.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/02/2018 13:11 Comments || Top||

#2  When they've had enough of that, give 'em a free plane ride back to Honduras.
Posted by: Abu Uluque || 11/02/2018 13:12 Comments || Top||

#3  Let's see.

Trump issues the national security statement which basically moves it out of the courts. Video of troops living under the same or similar conditions on the border. The usual suspects will whine, but I suspect the rest of America (or really the American tribe not the globalists) won't care and will stand with Trump
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2018 14:24 Comments || Top||

President Trump Announces End to Catch and Release, Says Military Will Fight Back if Illegal Aliens Throw Rocks
[Townhall] Speaking from the White House Thursday afternoon, President Trump announced illegal aliens who are detained after crossing the southern border with Mexico will no longer be released into the interior of the United States. Instead, they will be detained until deportation.
Careful Jake, over their heads with the tracers in 3-5 round bursts. Yep, it's an a**hole and elbows stampede, just like the first sergeant said. Look at em go !
"We're stopping people at the border," Trump said. "This is an invasion...We are building massive numbers of tents and we will hold them in tents."

According to current law, illegal aliens from Mexico can be detained and immediately deported. Illegal aliens from Central America are required to be released after 20 days in detention if they are traveling with children. Because the processing for illegal aliens -- claiming asylum or otherwise -- is lengthy, these individuals are released into the United States. Afterward, they rarely show up for court dates and start building their lives in neighborhoods across the country. Trump said that policy ends today and illegal aliens will be detained until they are fully processed to deportation.

President Trump's announcement comes as a number of caravans make their way from Central America, through Mexico and to the United States. It has been repeatedly confirmed violent actors make up some parts of the traveling population.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6500 views] Top|| File under:

#1  Goliath could not be reached to comment about rock throwing. [the difference is mass and velocity, not lethality]
Posted by: Procopius2k || 11/02/2018 7:37 Comments || Top||

#2  San Diego sector CBP have used deadly force when rocks/boulders are thrown at them. Agents have been severely injured. It's NOT a F'g game
Posted by: Frank G || 11/02/2018 7:43 Comments || Top||

#3  The MSM will be on hand to film, no doubt.
Posted by: jvalentour || 11/02/2018 7:46 Comments || Top||

#4  If the MSM is there, the military should use them as shields. You need a brain for a rock to the head to be trouble.
Posted by: Silentbrick || 11/02/2018 8:18 Comments || Top||

#5  If the military is smart, they will declare the zone non-civilian and arrest any MSM fucks they find sneaking in.
Posted by: DarthVader || 11/02/2018 8:53 Comments || Top||

#6  I have no doubt a studio is being prepared even now to enact some footage showing soldiers mowing down women and children - for the media. Fake but true.
Posted by: CrazyFool || 11/02/2018 10:35 Comments || Top||

#7  I would not be surprised to learn of a'martial law' sector being ordered with strict controls over entrance and exit. The potential for mischief by military imposters and crooked media iis certainly something to consider.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2018 10:46 Comments || Top||

#8  Ck this out: "Beto Bombshell" found at https://bongino.com
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2018 10:59 Comments || Top||

#9  Pls, someone post the above story. I am on hand-held at the VA.
Posted by: Besoeker || 11/02/2018 11:00 Comments || Top||

#10  Will do, Besoeker.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2018 12:34 Comments || Top||

#11  Besoeker, see here. Great minds think alike — Oscar Angeger2751 already posted the story. ;-)
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2018 13:02 Comments || Top||

#12  Trump changed it to arrest the throwers. Personally, I'd have gone for the rubber bullets.
Posted by: gorb || 11/02/2018 20:13 Comments || Top||

#13  The number from the caravans is a drop in the bucket compared to the yearly load but it should e enough to convince voters and congress of the necessity to build a wall.

Trump should (1) Process them peacefully and send them all back (2) Pass a law stating that if you hire an illegal alien you will pay super-horrible fines to screw with those that avoid the processing. If nobody hires them they will leave again. (3) Anyone that comes with family should be flown back to Southern Mexico where they were offered asylum.

If they throw rocks hit them with an ultrasonic and make them crap themselves but don't fire bullets as that will just hand the Democrats 12 years of election victories.
Posted by: rjschwarz || 11/02/2018 20:29 Comments || Top||

‘Taliban realizes they cannot win militarily’, says Gen. Miller
[Khaama (Afghanistan)] The Commander of the NATO
...the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. A cautionary tale of cost-benefit analysis....
-led Resolute Support Mission and U.S. forces in Afghanistan Gen. Scott Miller has said the conflict in Afghanistan could only be ended through a political solution, emphasizing that the Taliban
...the Pashtun equivalent of men...
also realizes that they cannot win militarily.

In an exclusive interview with NBC News Gen. Miller said he recognizes that the solution in Afghanistan will be political, not military.

"This is not going to be won militarily," Miller said. "This is going to a political solution."

"My assessment is the Taliban also realizes they cannot win militarily. So if you realize you can’t win militarily at some point, fighting is just, people start asking why. So you do not necessarily wait us out, but I think now is the time to start working through the political piece of this conflict."

denial ain't just a river in Egypt...
he said "We are more in an offensive mindset and don’t wait for the Taliban to come and hit [us]."

Gen. Miller further added "So that was an adjustment that we made early on. We needed to because of the amount of casualties that were being absorbed."

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6504 views] Top|| File under: Taliban

#1  it could be won if enough Afghans really supported the govt and were sufficiently competent to make up an effective military force

but sadly a huge number don't support the govt and of those that do a lot are beholden to tribal interests above the central govt and of those that aren't many are so poorly educated that they make poor soldies

and then there are many afghans who actually support the Taliban or the Islamic State
Posted by: lord garth || 11/02/2018 11:26 Comments || Top||

#2  This still begs the question; why are the talibs able to persevere to such an extent? They are all the above like any other Afghan.
Posted by: Roger Smith || 11/02/2018 22:26 Comments || Top||

Africa Subsaharan
Cameroon accuses militants of killing US missionary
[JOURNALDUCAMEROUN] An American missionary bumped off in Cameroon
...a long, narrow country that fills the space between Nigeria and Chad on the northeast, CAR to the southeast. Prior to incursions by Boko Haram nothing ever happened there...
’s northwest anglophone region was killed during festivities sparked when snuffies attacked security forces and a university campus, Cameroon’s defence minister said Wednesday.

Charles Wesco, 44, was travelling with his wife, son and a driver, when they came under fire on Tuesday. He died of his wounds in hospital later the same day in the regional capital Bamenda, the latest violence to rock the country’s English-speaking areas.

Defence minister Joseph Beti Assomo called the shooting a "terrorist ambush" in a statement broadcast on state radio, adding that an inquiry had been opened.

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Yemen government says ready for peace talks
[PULSE.NG] Yemen's government said Thursday it was ready to re-start peace talks with Houthis, amid growing international pressure to end the years-long conflict.
The Yemeni government said it welcomed "all efforts to restore peace" after the UN called for the warring parties to enter negotiations.

...an area of the Arabian Peninsula sometimes mistaken for a country. It is populated by more antagonistic tribes and factions than you can keep track of. Except for a tiny handfull of Jews everthing there is very Islamic...
is ready to immediately launch talks on the process of confidence-building, primarily the release of all detainees and prisoners, as well as those who have been kidnapped or subject to enforced disappearance," the government said in a statement carried by the state-run Saba news agency.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6462 views] Top|| File under: Houthis

Russia: News about Khashoggi’s death inflated by political machinations
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] The Russian Foreign Ministry commented on the news that Moscow knew what happened to the dead Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and provided information to The Sick Man of Europe Turkey
...Qatar's colony in Asia Minor....
, saying that the issue was exaggerated by a huge amount of intrigues and fabrications.

"Our country has announced from the first day that it is necessary to take one step: to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation," ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news conference on Thursday.

In response to a request to comment on social networking sites and some media outlets that Russian intelligence knew what had happened and provided information to Ottoman Turkish intelligence, she said: "It is frightening that this tragedy is magnified with so much political machinations and fabrications that we see today".

Zakharova stressed that there were "a huge number of leaks" about the circumstances of the killing of the Saudi journalist despite the lack of official data on the issue.

The spokeswoman stressed the need not to be dragged behind these leaks, noting that Russia will issue its comments on Khashoggi only after the parties concerned conclude their official investigations into the incident

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Saudi Arabia

Caribbean-Latin America
Brazil will move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem: Bolsonaro
Thank you for changing the paradigm, President Trump.
[JOURNALDUCAMEROUN] Brazil will move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro said Thursday, making the Latin American giant the largest country after the United States to make the controversial switch.

"As previously stated during our campaign, we intend to transfer the Brazilian Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Israel is a sovereign state and we shall duly respect that," Bolsonaro tweeted, a move that will defy Paleostinians and most of the world.

In interviews, Bolsonaro said Israel should have the right to decide where its capital is located, just as Brazil moved its capital from Rio de Janeiro to Brasilia in 1960.

Israel considers the entire city its capital, while the Paleostinians see east Jerusalem as the capital of their future state, with international consensus being that the status of the whole city must be negotiated between the two sides.

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#1  I think I am going to like this Bolsonaro leader.
I hope Bolsonaro election portends good news for the US election on November 6 when people vote to keep social agendas out of politics.
Clear, precise politics in simply worded tweets.
Posted by: boomerc || 11/02/2018 5:37 Comments || Top||

#2  Let us hope that Bolsonaro has top flight security. There must be 50,000 Hizbollah in and around Foz de Iguacu and in Parana state.
Posted by: Chereting Pelosi1889 || 11/02/2018 7:46 Comments || Top||

#3  I can't wait to see the Paleostinians go berserk again.
Posted by: gorb || 11/02/2018 20:10 Comments || Top||

Italy prosecutors to drop migrants case against Salvini
[PULSE.NG] Italia's Interior Minister Matteo Salvini was celebrating Thursday after prosecutors prepared to drop a case against him for his tough line against a group of rescued migrants colonists.

Sicilian prosecutors have called for charges to be dropped against him over his refusal to let more than 100 migrants colonists leave a coastguard ship, Salvini said in a Facebook video.

The investigating magistrate can still choose to go ahead with the case, for "illegal confinement, illegal arrest and abuse of power", but they normally follow the prosecutors' recommendations.

Salvini expressed his "joy and satisfaction" at the decision, reading out the prosecutors' letter notifying him of their decision in the video.

The case was opened in August after the Italian coastguard ship Diciotti rescued 170 migrants colonists.

Most of them were refused immediate permission to disembark in Italia and were forced to stay on board offshore for more than 10 days as Salvini pressed other EU nations to take them in.

Salvini, also deputy prime minister and leader of the far-right League party and a junior partner in the ruling coalition, only let the migrants colonists land after other countries, including Albania and Ireland, agreed to take them.

The affair covered two legal jurisdictions, Palermo and Catania, as the Diciotti moved around the Sicilian coast. Palermo's prosecutors decided to drop the case against Salvini in late October.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Moslem Colonists

Norway summons Iranian ambassador over alleged assassination plot in Denmark
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Norway summoned the Iranian ambassador on Thursday over a suspected liquidation plot of an Iranian Arab opposition figure in Denmark involving a Norwegian citizen of Iranian background.

"During the meeting we underlined that the activity, that has come to light through the investigation in Denmark, is unacceptable," Foreign Minister Ine Eriksen Soereide said in a statement.

The Norwegian citizen has denied the charges and the Iranian government also denied any connection with what Norway suspects is a plot.

On Wednesday and in an interview with Al Arabiya English the front man of the "Arab Struggle Movement for the Liberation of Ahwaz" Yaquob Hurr al-Tisteri said that the Danish security authorities thwarted an attempt targeting the head of the movement Habib Jaber.
Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6473 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Iran

US urges Pakistan to enact law banning radical groups
[DAWN] Hours before members of religious organizations spread across country to protest a Supreme Court decision to free Aasia Bibi, the United States urged Pakistain to immediately enact legislation that formally proscribes radical religious groups.

The US suggestion followed a decision announced last week for ending a ban on two radical religious organizations, Jamaat-ud-Dawa
...the front organization of Lashkar-e-Taiba...
(JuD) and Falah-e-Insaniyat
...the current false nose and mustache of Jamaat ud-Dawa, which was the false nose and mustache of Lashkar e-Taiba...
Foundation (FIF).

The United States has designated both as terrorist groups.

The Pak media reported that the two outfits temporarily came off the list of banned outfits in Pakistain because the ordinance that proscribed them under a UN resolution had lapsed.

The new Pak government is working on a proposal to extend the ban.

The development underscores the importance of Pakistain "urgently enacting legislation that formally proscribes" both JuD and FIF, a spokesperson for the US State Department told news hounds in Washington.

"The expiration of the ban on JuD and FIF runs counter to Pakistain’s commitment to work with the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to address weaknesses in its counter-terrorism financing regime," said the US official.

"As we have said before, the United States is deeply concerned that this development will jeopardise Pakistain’s ability to meet its commitments under UN Security Council Resolution 1267 to freeze and prevent the raising and moving of funds belonging to or associated with UN-designated terrorist groups," the spokesperson said.

In February 2018, former president Mamnoon Hussain signed an amendment to the antiterrorism law that allowed the state to ban charities linked to Hafiz Saeed
...founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba and its false-mustache offshoot Jamaat-ud-Dawa. The United Nations declared the JuD a terrorist organization in 2008 and Hafiz Saeed a terrorist as its leader. Hafiz, JuD and LeT are wholly-owned subsidiaries of the Pak intel apparatus, so that amounted to squat...
, like Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation.

The Constitution, however, requires a presidential amendment to be ratified or renewed by the parliament within four months of its issuance.

Recently, Hafiz Saeed filed a petition, arguing that the amendment to Pakistain’s antiterrorism law had become unconstitutional as the parliament failed to ratify it.

Hafiz Saeed initially headed Lashkar-e-Taiba
...the Army of the Pure, an Ahl-e-Hadith terror organization founded by Hafiz Saeed. LeT masquerades behind the Jamaat-ud-Dawa facade within Pakistain and periodically blows things up and kills people in India. Despite the fact that it is banned, always an interesting concept in Pakistain, the organization remains an blatant tool and perhaps an arm of the ISI...
(LeT), formed in the 1980s, which was designated a terrorist outfit by the US, the United Nations
...an idea whose time has gone...
, Britannia, Russia and the European Union
...the successor to the Holy Roman Empire, only without the Hapsburgs and the nifty uniforms and the dancing...
. In 2012, the United States announced a $10 million bounty for Hafiz Saeed’s arrest. Pakistain has also banned the group.

But US officials say that Hafiz Saeed has evaded the ban on LeT by creating multiple other organizations, including JuD and FIF, that work as LeT’s fronts.

Jamaat-ud-Dawa and Falah-e-Insaniyat Foundation manage a large charity network with the help of thousands of volunteers.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

Christians welcome Aasia case judgement
[DAWN] Pakistain’s Christian community re­joic­ed on Wednesday at the acquittal of Aasia Bibi, who spent years on death row for blasphemy, saying their prayers had been answered after years of begging for justice.

Christians make up around two per cent of the country’s 210 million population.

Wednesday’s acquittal of the illiterate mother represented a rare victory for the community ‐ with Christians in Islamabad hailing the Supreme Court’s decision.

"Justice has been done," said Reverend Javed Masih, who heads a Presbyterian church in a Christian slum in the capital.

"We are happy that the law is still ruling in this country and that’s why Aasia Bibi has been set free," added another Christian resident Shafaqat Masih.

"We are extremely happy that God has responded to our prayers. The church of Pakistain was praying for years for the release of our sister," Reverend Masih said, adding that a special worship service was being held to celebrate Bibi’s release.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6511 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  Christians around the world are bowing the knee in reverence.
Posted by: boomerc || 11/02/2018 5:22 Comments || Top||

#2  So Pakistan has twice the percentage of Christian population as Israel?
Posted by: BrujoTejano || 11/02/2018 16:54 Comments || Top||

#3  Christians make up 2% of Israel's population according to the CIA world factbook, BrujoTejano. But as I recall, their birth rate is higher than that of Muslim Arab Israelis.
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2018 23:58 Comments || Top||

Govt in talks with protesters, minister tells NA
[DAWN] Minister of State for Interior Sheheryar Afridi, during an address to the National Assembly on Thursday, informed politicians that the government is in talks with religio-political parties protesting the Supreme Court's Oct 31 judgement in the Asia Bibi case.

Afridi said the nation would soon hear good news.

The minister categorically declared that there would be no compromise on the rule of law and supremacy of law. "This is the message that this House needs to convey to the whole world," he said.

"No one needs to get a certificate from anyone else, no one can dictate to anyone else," he said, adding that the protection of lives and places of worship of minorities is the responsibility of the state.

Afridi added that no one would be allowed to misuse the present situation for political gain.

"In the past, religion was used for political purposes and to malign each other. This will not happen in naya Pakistain," he claimed.

"No one can dictate [what to do] to the state," he asserted.

"The PM has asked me to contact other parliamentary parties, including the PML-N and the PPP, on the issue."

PPP leader Khursheed Shah earlier lashed out at Prime Minister Imran Khan
... aka Taliban Khan, who is the lightweight's lightweight...
over the premier's address to the nation on Asia Bibi's acquittal by the Supreme Court of Pakistain and the subsequent negative reactions by some religio-political parties.

"I strongly condemn the prime minister's address to the nation. The chief executive of the state should not have said what he said," remarked Shah, adding that he could not even "repeat" parts of PM Khan's speech.

Last night, following the sharp reaction from Tehrik-e-Labbaik Pakistain (TLP) after Asia Bibi's acquittal, PM Khan in a short address to the nation regretted that the demonstrators had termed the chief justice "liable to be killed".

Declaring that the elements inciting people against the judiciary and army just to enlarge their vote bank were not serving the cause of Islam, the premier had warned the groups that had mounted protests to desist from confronting the state.

Shah said that the PM had repeated the words uttered by the leaders of TLP, which were not shown by the media. "The kind of language used against institutions cannot be repeated."

"He [PM Khan] told the whole world what the media was hiding; it was good that media was not showing all this [protests] as they have the sense that it will not be good for the country. But social media is showing everything".

Further criticising PM Khan over his address, Shah said that yesterday, the tone of the premier was aggressive.

"There was violence in his tone. You cannot bring peace with this tone," he added.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6465 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

Complainant in Asia Bibi case files review petition, govt distances itself
[DAWN] The complainant in the Asia Bibi case, Qari Muhammad Salaam, on Thursday filed a review petition through his counsel Ghulam Mustafa against the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Asia's conviction in a blasphemy case.

The petitioner has also sought the placement of Asia's name on the Exit Control List (ECL) till the judgement is reviewed.

...back at the pie fight, Bella went down under the weight of the custard...
the ruling party has clarified that it has nothing to do with the review petition and it has not placed Asia's name on the ECL and does not plan to do so, despite rumours circulating to the contrary.

The confusion was exacerbated by the party's own information minister for Punjab, Fayyazul Hasan Chauhan, who made a statement to this effect on a TV channel.

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

Opposition backs govt's strategy on tackling protests, says Fawad
[DAWN] Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry said on Thursday that the government and opposition were on the same page regarding the government's strategy to tackle the law and order situation in the wake of protests spearheaded by religio-political parties against the acquittal of Asia Bibi.

A government delegation, upon Prime Minister Imran Khan
... aka Taliban Khan, who is the lightweight's lightweight...
's directives, met with Leader of the Opposition Shahbaz Sharif
...Pak dynastic politician, brother of PM Nawaz Sharif, chief minister of Punjab...
, after which the information minister briefed the press in Islamabad.

"We have taken Shahbaz Sharif and Bilawal Bhutto into confidence regarding the future course of action," Chaudhry said, adding that the opposition had assured the government of "full cooperation" on its strategy.

"We will move forward with the opposition's support," he said, adding that any steps taken by the government would be in accordance with the wishes of the Assembly.

The information minister said that two focal persons have been appointed ‐ Naveed Qamar by the Pakistain Peoples Party (PPP) and Ayaz Sadiq by the Moslem League-Nawaz (PML-N).

Chaudhry said the government had also initiated "talks" with the protesters.

"Negotiations are ongoing in Lahore and Rawalpindi and I will be able to say something about them later," he said, but warned that violence would not be ignored.

"All those found involved in defying the writ of the state will have to pay the price."

Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6516 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

These 7 points explain the Supreme Court's decision to free Asia Bibi
[DAWN] The Supreme Court on Wednesday issued its much-anticipated judgement in the 'Asia Bibi v. The State, etc' case, reversing earlier judgments handed down by the Lahore High Court as well as a trial court and thereby overturning the conviction of Asia Bibi in the blasphemy case against her.

The three-judge bench subsequently ordered the 50-something mother-of-four's immediate release from jail, where she had been languishing for 9-odd years.

The Supreme Court's judgement ‐ a seismic event in the country's history, judicial or otherwise ‐ heavily references Islamic teachings and tradition, but ultimately relies on an assessment of facts and evidence to support the overturning of the earlier conviction.
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Posted by: Fred || 11/02/2018 00:00 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6464 views] Top|| File under: Govt of Pakistan

#1  Was IRB there? I miss him. No, really. I thought he swallowed himself leaving only his puckered butthole to scream.
Posted by: Steven. || 11/02/2018 3:42 Comments || Top||

Israel said to warn Beirut it will strike Hezbollah rocket factories
[IsraelTimes] Jerusalem giving Leb a chance to take own steps against alleged sites where Iran is converted projectiles into guided missiles, according to Israeli report

Israel has reportedly sent a message to the Lebanese government via Gay Paree demanding that it act against the Hezbollah terror group’s rocket factories in the country, saying if Leb refused to do so, Israel could take military action.

The message was delivered by Israel’s deputy national security adviser Eitan Ben-David to Orléan la-Chevalier, a top adviser to French President Emmanuel Macron, during the latter’s visit in Jerusalem on Monday, according to Israel’s Channel 10 news.
Continued on Page 49
Posted by: trailing wife || 11/02/2018 00:38 || Comments || Link || E-Mail|| [6466 views] Top|| File under: Hezbollah

Gaza protest leaders want calmer Friday demo amid truce talks
[ENGLISH.ALARABIYA.NET] Gazoo protest leaders are calling for calmer border demonstrations Friday to give a chance to efforts to reach a long-term truce with Israel after months of deadly unrest, a source in the organizing committee said.

there's no worse danger than telling a mother her baby is ugly...
previous such hopes for a deal have been dashed since protests and festivities along the border between Israel and the blockaded Gazoo Strip began on March 30.

It was not clear if demonstrators would heed calls for calm.

Egypt and UN officials have been engaged in indirect talks between Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®,, the Islamist movement that runs the Gazoo Strip, and Israel.

An Egyptian delegation was in Gazoo on Thursday for further discussions.

"Friday’s events will be quiet," an official from the committee in charge of organizing the marches told AFP Thursday, on condition of anonymity.

The committee is technically independent from Hamas, but includes representatives allied to the Islamist movement.

The official said the agreement to quieten the border Friday "will give an opportunity for the success of the Egyptian efforts to (achieve) calm and lift the siege."

Protests would still go ahead, he said, but demonstrators would be encouraged not to approach the fence too closely, burn tires or send balloons equipped with incendiary devices across the border.

Seven Paleostinians died in renewed festivities along the border last Friday.

Since often violent protests began on March 30, at least 218 Paleostinians have been killed by Israeli fire.

One Israeli soldier has been killed by a Paleostinian sniper.

Demonstrators are calling for Paleostinian refugees to be allowed to return to the homes their families fled or were expelled from in the 1948 war surrounding the creation of Israel and which are now inside the Jewish state.
No. Israel tried a partial “yes” some years ago as a show of good faith, but it blew up in their face. Now, according to Ynet, more than half of Israelis oppose even negotiating a hudna with Hamas.
Israel and Paleostinian Lions of Islam in Gazoo have fought three wars since 2008 and the recent unrest has raised fears of a fourth.
The Times of Israel clarifies:
Armed factions in the Gazoo Strip have agreed to temporarily rein in violence along the security fence with Israel ahead of Friday’s weekly border festivities, a Hamas, the braying voice of Islamic Resistance®, official told the Ynet news site on Thursday.

The unnamed bigwig quoted by the site said groups in the Hamas-controlled territory agreed to stop protesters from burning tires, throwing Molotov cocktails and approaching the border during rallies until Sunday, in light of the latest Egyptian-efforts to reach a ceasefire with Israel.

He said the protesters would also refrain from launching incendiary devices toward Israel over the weekend.
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