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WW3 begins: Israel starts bombing campaign in Syria

Syria attacked by Israel

The IDF is refusing to comment on reports that Israel attacked the Al-Miza military airbase near Damascus last night, which if true could lead to a Syrian response and a massive escalation of the 27 month conflict. A Syrian television station sympathetic to anti-Assad rebels reported that Israel was responsible …

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CIA plans August offensive in Syria

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The Wall Street Journal reports today that the CIA is moving weapons from secret warehouses to Jordan ahead of an August offensive in Syria. The covert plan was authorized by Obama earlier this month, the newspaper reports. Arab and European nations are also involved in the effort. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q9U3Tf1ejLY[/youtube]   …

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Iran sends 4,000 troops to aid Syria

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While the world awaits Russia’s formal response to last week’s US escalation in Syria (as Putin demonstratively arrived an hour late for talks on Syria with UK PM David Cameron) another country: Iran – fresh from an election in which moderate candidate Hassan Rohani became the new president – is …

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UN implicitly recognizes Palestinian statehood

The UN General Assembly has voted to upgrade Palestinians’ diplomatic status to a “non-member observer state,” thus implicitly recognizing a Palestinian state. This comes despite strong opposition from the US and Israel. The Palestinian bid has been upheld with 138 votes in favour, nine against and 41 abstentions. Addressing the …

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Invasion of Syria is part of a bigger agenda – Ahmadinejad

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Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says enemies seek to dominate the entire Middle East region, stressing that the Syrian issue is part of a bigger scheme. “All [nations] must be vigilant and not be fooled by the … enemy,” Ahmadinejad said in a meeting with the visiting Lebanese Foreign Minister Adnan …

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UK deploys toy-sized spy drones in Afghanistan

British troops in Afghanistan are now using 10-centimeter-long 16-gram spy helicopters to survey Taliban firing spots. The UK Defense Ministry plans to buy 160 of the drones under a contract worth more than $31 million. The remote-controlled PD-100 PRS aircraft, dubbed the Black Hornet, is produced by Norwegian designer Prox …

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“It’s got to do with Iran” – Chief Rabbi caught off guard on the Today programme

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks says Gaza conflict is “to do with Iran” after not realising he was still on air. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r8mdCWNY-g8[/youtube]   There was an amusing moment on the Today programme this morning when, after delivering Thought For The Day, Chief Rabbi Jonathan Sacks was asked by presenter Evan Davis for …

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Israeli PM says he is ready to call an attack on Iran

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he is ready to order a strike on Iran’s nuclear facilities. “I am, of course, ready to press the button if necessary,” Netanyahu said in the interview aired by Israel’s Channel Two television on Monday. On Sunday, a new report revealed that …

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Israeli bases ‘were filmed by drone’

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Iran has images of sensitive Israeli military bases taken by a drone that was launched by Lebanon’s Hezbollah movement and downed by Israel earlier this month, a senior Iranian lawmaker claimed yesterday. It was the latest boast from Tehran about purported advances in the capabilities of its unmanned aircraft. The …

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Surprise drill: IDF gets ready for war

The Israeli Defense Force has begun surprise live-fire war games on the Golan Heights, bordering unstable Lebanon and Syria. Officially, the Israeli military is practicing combat readiness to repel possible sudden attack from Lebanon-based Hezbollah. The Chief of IDF General Staff Lt. Gen. Benny Gantz ordered troops from the Northern …

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Team 9/11: Israeli Mossad and Saudi Arabia planning attack on Iran

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Israel’s Mossad, along with Saudi officials, is working on contingency plans that could include an attack on Iran if its nuclear program is not curbed enough during the negotiations in Geneva this week, a new report has revealed. Both powers have expressed concern that restrictions on Iran’s nuclear program will …

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Gaza under Israeli attack

The IDF announces a widespread campaign on “terror targets” and begins bombing the Gaza Strip, preparing for a ground operation. This comes after the head of Hamas’ military wing Ahmed Jabari was killed in an Israeli airstrike. The operation, called “Pillar of Defense”, has been launched by the Israel military. …

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Majority in Turkey against war with Syria: Opinion poll

Turkey protest Syria war

A recent opinion poll has revealed that more than 75 percent of the Turkish people are against a war with neighboring Syria. The opinion poll was conducted by Metropol, an agency close to the Turkish government, and surveyed 3,000 respondents. Analysts believe that this majority is increasing further and there …

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Drone strike kills 15 wedding party-goers in Yemen

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Fifteen people who had been heading to a wedding in Yemen have been killed in an air strike. Local media reported that a drone attack had been responsible, and the party-goers had been hit instead of an Al-Qaeda convoy. “An air strike missed its target and hit a wedding car …

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Exposed: Planned false flag attack on Israel to blame Syria

John Kerry

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WS8CthsUcxU[/youtube]   A chemical attack may be launched on Israel by Syrian rebels from government-controlled territories as a “major provocation,” multiple sources told RT. The report comes as Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov proposed that Syria puts its chemical weapons arsenal under international control for subsequent destruction in order to …

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How the media let Israel get away with murder

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Relatives of Samir Awad mourn after the 17-year-old died of gunshot wounds on 14 January. Israel spends a lot of time talking about secure borders and how the need for them drives its policies regarding the Palestinians. With few exceptions, the media act as willing promoters of this perversion of …

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