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  1. You're confused. Maybe because this 'political stuff' isn't your element. I'll help you. The attackers came from syria. They were trying to distract the world from the genocide taking place in syria, but it didn't work. Do you now understand ? You're welcome, L.C.
  2. By DANIELLA CHESLOW updated 1 hour 0 minutes ago Associated Press MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights — israeli troops opened fire Sunday at a crowd of pro-Palestinian protesters who tried to break into the israeli-controlled Golan Heights from neighboring Syria, killing as many as 14 people and wounding scores in a burst of violence marking the Arab defeat in the 1967 Mideast war. The casualty figures came from Syrian state television and were confirmed by the head of a hospital treating the casualties. The israeli military said it was not tracking casualties on either side. The latest television report said a woman and child were among the dead. israel angrily accused the Syrian regime of orchestrating the violence — the second border clash in less than a month — to deflect attention from its bloody crackdown on a popular uprising at home. Syrian television said the melee was spontaneous and reflected built-up anger among Palestinians. israel had promised to prevent a repeat of last month's deadly protests, in which hundreds of people broke through a border fence, entered the Golan and clashed with israeli forces. Thousands of troops were mobilized in anticipation of possible unrest. "Unfortunately, extremist forces around us are trying today to breach our borders and threaten our communities and our citizens. We will not let them do that," Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his Cabinet. He said security forces had been ordered to show "maximum restraint." Despite israel's warnings, hundreds of demonstrators — a mix of Palestinians and their Syrian supporters — passed by Syrian and U.N. outposts early Sunday and marched to the barbed-wire lined trench the israeli military dug along the border after last month's unrest. Protesters waved Palestinian flags and threw rocks and trash over the fence. The israeli army said protesters had hurled firebombs at defense force troops, setting fires and leading to the explosion of four landmines on the Syrian side of the border. As the crowd reached the border, soldiers shouted warnings through megaphones. "Anybody who gets close to the fence is endangering his life," they said. When the demonstrators pushed forward, troops opened fire, sending crowds running in panic. Several wounded people were taken away by demonstrators, but dozens more continued heading toward the trench. Those evacuating casualties shouted "shahid," or "martyr." Protesters, most of them young men, eventually managed to cut through coils of barbed wire marking the frontier, entering a buffer zone and crawling toward a second fence guarded by israeli troops. Every so often, they evacuated a dead or wounded protester, and more men raced in to take their place. As the standoff stretched into the evening, israeli forces fired heavy barrages of tear gas to break up the crowds. Hundreds of people fled the area in panic, while some 20 people laying on the ground received treatment. It remained unclear whether the tear gas broke up the protest for the evening, or temporarily pushed the crowd back. Dr. Ali Kanaan, director of the Quneitra hospital, confirmed the state television report of 14 dead — 12 Palestinians and two Syrians. He said 225 were wounded. The youngest among the dead on a list from the hospital was 15-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Issa who lived in the Neira refugee camp in Aleppo, Syria. Several protesters said the saw a landmine explode near two israeli soldiers as they were chasing away the crowds at the border. "We were trying to cut the barbed wire when the israeli soldiers began shooting directly at us," Ghayath Awad, a 29-year-old Palestinian who had been shot in the waist, told the AP at the hospital. State-run Syrian TV reported six dead, including a 12-year-old boy, and 15 wounded. There was no immediate confirmation of those reports. Mohammed Hasan, a 16-year old student, was wounded in both feet. "We want on this occasion to remind America and the whole world that we have a right to return to our country," he said. The recent protests are designed to draw attention to the plight of Palestinian refugees who fled or were expelled from their homes during israel's war of independence in 1948. The original refugees, and their descendants, now number several million, and they demand "the right to return" to the families' former properties. israel says a return of these people would spell the end of the country as a Jewish state, and says they should be resettled in a future Palestinian state alongside israel. Around half a million Palestinian refugees live across 13 camps in Syria, a country with a population of 23 million. Palestinians are allowed to work and study in government and private schools, but they do not have citizenship and cannot vote. The israeli military put the blame on the Syrian regime, which has killed more than 1,200 citizens during three months of demonstrations against the Alawite-dominated government of President Bashar Assad. The Syrian military, which tightly controls access to the border, did not keep the protesters from reaching the fence. "This is an attempt to divert international attention from the bloodbath going on in Syria," said Lt. Col. Avital Leibovich, an israeli military spokeswoman. "In the end, we are guarding our border," she said. "I wish they had obeyed our verbal warnings, but they chose instead to clash with the soldiers." The israeli military said troops fired warning shots into the air after people started approaching the border fence, then issued verbal warnings to protesters to stay away. After some of the protesters reached the fence, soldiers opened fire at their legs, the military said. Residents of Majdal Shams, ethnic Druse who remain Syrian citizens while living on the israeli side of the frontier, watched the protest from rooftops, booing each time the military tried to speak and cheering on the protesters. When troops fired tear gas, a crowd of residents — some holding Syrian or Palestinian flags — began to scream and hurl stones from rooftops at the nearby forces. At one point, several dozen Syrian protesters stopped along a hillside to pray, bowing to the ground in unison. Later, protesters split into several groups, trying to throw off the army as they tried to cut through the barbed-wire trench. A burning tire was thrown into the trench, sending a plume of smoke into the air. The demonstrators moved toward the frontier even after more than a dozen people were killed during similar attempts along the Syrian and Lebanese frontiers on May 15, the day that Arabs mourn the establishment of israel. Sunday's protest marked 44 years since the 1967 Mideast war erupted. That war, a humiliating defeat for Arab states, saw israel conquer the Sinai Peninsula and Gaza Strip from Egypt, the Golan Heights from Syria, and the West Bank and east Jerusalem from Jordan, all in six days. israel has withdrawn from the Sinai and Gaza, but remains in control of the other areas. israel annexed the Golan in 1981 in a move that was never recognized internationally. Things were relatively calm on israel's other borders on Sunday. About 400 Gazans hoisting Palestinian flags and posters gathered near the main passenger crossing into israel, but Hamas riot police prevented them from marching toward the crossing. At the West Bank's main crossing into Jerusalem, several hundred Palestinian young people tried to approach the checkpoint. They threw stones at israeli forces, who responded with tear gas and rubber bullets. No injuries were reported.
  3. Al Qaeda Urges American Muslims to Buy Guns for Terror Attacks Published June 04, 2011 Associated Press Al Qaeda has released a video urging Muslims who live in the U.S. to take advantage of the easy access to firearms and buy guns to kill Americans. In the two-hour video released Friday, Adam Gadahn, an American-born spokesman for the terror network, cited America as an example where Muslims in the West have tools at their disposal for a holy war against "the enemies of Islam." "America is absolutely awash with easily obtainable firearms," said Gadahn, who is known as Azzam al-Amriki. "You can go down to a gun show at the local convention center and come away with a fully automatic assault rifle without a background check and most likely without having to show an identification card. "So what are you waiting for?" he asked in a matter-of-fact tone. The extended video reportedly shows the logos of Exxon, Merrily Lynch and Bank of America. Gadahn seeks to assure would-be terrorists that striking these targets isn't difficult. "Getting to these criminals isn't as hard as you might think," he said. "I mean, we've seen how a woman knocked the Pope to the floor during Christmas mass, and how Italian leader Berlusconi's face was smashed during a public appearance. So it's just a matter of entrusting the matter to Allah and choosing the right place, the right time and the right method." The video comes one month after Navy SEALs shot and killed Usama bin Laden in Pakistan. Azzam al-Amriki doesn't know squat about guns in America. You can't buy a gun let alone a full auto like it's a cheeseburger. So, do we have any takers here on gawaher ?
  4. Ataturk Was A Jew

    No, Mr Burst. This is the first time I must say you are wrong. Mr. Worm makes stuff up LEFT AND RIGHT. He's more than willing to fabricate 'facts' to suit his paranoid, conspiratorial needs. :sl:
  5. Official Says Top Al Qaeda Operative Killed in Pakistan Published June 04, 2011 Associated Press Ilyas Kashmiri speaks during a news conference in Islamabad in this July 11, 2001 file photo. Senior al Qaeda operative Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a U.S. drone aircraft missile strike in Pakistan, an intelligence official and local media said. Ilyas Kashmiri speaks during a news conference in Islamabad in this July 11, 2001 file photo. Senior al Qaeda operative Kashmiri, regarded as one of the most dangerous militants in the world, was killed by a U.S. drone aircraft missile strike in Pakistan, an intelligence official and local media said. DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan – A top Al Qaeda commander and possible replacement for Usama bin Laden was killed in an American drone-fired missile strike close to the Afghan border, the militant group he heads and a Pakistani intelligence official said Saturday. Ilyas Kashmiri's death is another blow to Al Qaeda just over a month after bin Laden was killed by American commandos in a northwest Pakistani army town. Described by U.S. officials as Al Qaeda's military operations chief in Pakistan, he was one of five most-wanted militant leaders in the country, accused in a string of bloody attacks, including the 2008 Mumbai massacre. His death was not confirmed publicly by the United States or Pakistani officials. Verifying who has been killed in the drone strikes is difficult. Initial reports have turned out to be wrong in the past, or are never formally denied or confirmed by authorities here or in the United States. But a fax from the militant group he was heading -- Harakat-ul-Jihad al-Islami's feared "313 Brigade" -- confirmed Kashmiri was "martyred" in the strike at 11:15 p.m. Friday in South Waziristan tribal region. It vowed revenge against America. The Pakistani official also said Kashmiri was among nine militants killed in the strike. He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with his agency's policy. Kashmiri's name was on a list of militants that the United States and Pakistan recently agreed to jointly target, officials have said. The successful strike could help repair ties between the two countries that were badly damaged by the unilateral American raid, especially if Islamabad helped provide intelligence leading up to the attack. The 47-year-old Pakistani, said to be blind in one eye and missing a finger, was one of the country's most accomplished -- and vicious -- militants. He was so close to Al Qaeda's central command that he had been mentioned as a contender for replacing bin Laden. Indian officials have alleged he was involved in the 2008 Mumbai siege that killed more than 160 people. He has also been named a defendant in an American court over a planned attack on a Danish newspaper that published cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad in 2005. Kashmiri has most recently been linked to last month's 18-hour assault on a naval base in Karachi. He is also accused of masterminding several bloody raids on Pakistan police and intelligence buildings in 2009 and 2010, as well as a failed assassination attempt against then-President Pervez Musharraf in 2003. The U.S Department of State says he organized a 2006 suicide bombing against the U.S. consulate in Karachi that killed four people, including an American diplomat. In September 2009, officials said Kashmiri was believed to have been killed in a drone strike. The report turned out to be wrong. The United States does not acknowledge firing the missiles, though its officials have confirmed the death of high-value targets before.
  6. Ataturk Was A Jew

    No, Mr. Worm. That would be ME goofing on you. It's not a tactic, it's just that it's SOOOO easy. Who could resist, Mr. Conspiracy ? :sl:
  7. Ataturk Was A Jew

    So... no one cares to comment on gawahers 'new-found honesty' ? WHAT'S SO BAD ABOUT BEING A JEW ? Come on , Jew-haters !!! I know you're out there. I CAN SEE YOU !!
  8. Srebrenica - A Cry From The Grave

    Bosnian War From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia... Arms embargo On September 25, 1991 the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 713 imposing an arms embargo on all of former Yugoslavia. The embargo hurt the Army of Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina the most because Serbia inherited the lion's share of the former JNA arsenal and the Croatian army could smuggle weapons through its coast. Over 55 per cent of the armories and barracks of the former Yugoslavia were located in Bosnia owing to its mountainous terrain, in anticipation of a guerrilla war, but many of those factories were under Serbian control (such as the UNIS PRETIS factory in Vogošća), and others were inoperable due to a lack of electricity and raw materials. The Bosnian government lobbied to have the embargo lifted but that was opposed by the United Kingdom, France and Russia. US proposals to pursue this policy were known as lift and strike. The US congress passed two resolutions calling for the embargo to be lifted but both were vetoed by President Bill Clinton for fear of creating a rift between the US and the aforementioned countries. Nonetheless, the United States used both "black" C-130 transports and back channels including Islamist groups to smuggle weapons to the Bosnian government forces via Croatia. 'muslin1', consider yourself 'schooled'. But then again, some people will ALWAYS be ingrates, no matter what you do for them. Even if you don't HAVE to do anything.
  9. Srebrenica - A Cry From The Grave

    Oh, so they were Saudi, Turk and Afghan jets I saw flying C.A.P. and breaking the siege of Sarajevo ? :sl:
  10. Srebrenica - A Cry From The Grave

    More revisionist history. The Bosnian muslims were getting their butts handed to them. If it weren't for U.S. air power, Sarajevo would have been starved out and the muslims would have been routed worse than they already were. I don't remember, did iran send an army to save their muslim brothers ? Was the syrian army on the front lines ? I don't remember hearing about egypt or saudi arabia sending fighter jets. Did they ?
  11. 2. Open Letter To Israel.

    So ? Is that a bad thing, not to be muslim ?
  12. Obama Vs 2 State Solution

    Even if the U.S. voted FOR the resolutions, it wouldn't have made a difference. READ THEM !!! They they are condemnations, censures and regrets. They are all 'after-the-fact' resolutions. Nothing there was pre-emptive. None were meant to STOP ANYTHING BEFORE IT HAPPENED. When made to choose, we chose the Jews. We couldn't possibly side with Hamas or Hezbollah. They're terrorists. Just like their 'father' Iran. :sl:
  13. Ataturk Was A Jew

    At least I am seeing some 'honesty' surfacing on Gawaher. Up until a short time ago, the 'party line' was, 'Jews are O.K., it's the Zionists that are no good.' I knew that was balony. But now, the REAL 'party line', the one I knew was bubbling just under the surface has finally made its appearance. Now we see what we all knew.... the Jew-haters. The anti-Semites. How does it feel to be out in the fresh air, guys ?