Archive for the ‘Middle East News’ Category
A team of Israeli archaeologists have reconstructed the floor tiles used in the biblical Temple of Herod the Great. The find marks a breakthrough in biblical archaeology, but also shows how the Jordanian Waqf, which controls the site, has been careless at best with the site’s Jewish heritage. In 1999, the Waqf which controls the Temple Mount (known as the Haram al-Sharif to Muslims), created a new entrance using bulldozers.
Northern Levant: Where oil and gas reserves, oil pipelines and refineries trump everything else … except occupation of the land. To this very day the Armenian Genocide, which began within the borders of the Ottoman Empire in 1915, has been vehemently denied by the Republics of Turkey and Azerbaijan. Both Israel and the United States of America have likewise refused to acknowledge the historical reality of the Armenian Holocaust. Why should these nations adamantly persist in their denial of such a well documented crime against humanity? Because 100 years later in 2015 there is now indisputable evidence that the very same countries are perpetrating a similar genocide against the people of Syria, especially against the Christian communities as occurred during the Armenian Genocide. The following photo-documentary presents irrefutable evidence of the genocide of Armenians, just as the today’s alternative new media have provided similar evidence of the ongoing genocide of the Syrian people. Only by understanding the true origin of the Dönmeh of Turkey and the Wahhabi of Saudi Arabia will the Greater Israel Project and Syrian Holocaust be properly understood.
At least sixty people have been killed in a suicide bombing that targeted a southern Yemeni militia compound in the town of Aden, a spokesman for security services told AFP. The Islamic State terror group has taken responsibility for the attack. Sky News Arabia also reports that some 60 people have been killed, citing local medics. At least 60 others were wounded in the explosion, a spokesperson for the medical charity group Doctors Without Borders added, as cited by Reuters. He put the death toll at 45.
Turkey has the right to carry out military operations not only in Syria, but in any other country, which is hosting terror groups that threaten the Turkish state, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said. TrendsSyria-Turkey“Turkey has every right to conduct operations in Syria and the places where terror organizations are nested with regards to the struggle against the threats that Turkey faces,” Erdogan was cited as saying by the Hurriyet newspaper.
Clashes have broken out between Israeli police and a group of Palestinian worshipers after the regime’s forces stormed the holy al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Israeli-occupied Old City of al-Quds (Jerusalem).On Sunday morning, the Israeli troopers forced their way into the sacred Muslim site by opening its doors using wedging metal bars, furniture and other items.In response, Palestinians pelted the Israeli forces with stones and threw blocks as they were trying to reach the mosque’s yard.
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has called on the United Nations Security Council to take measures for an end to Israeli attacks on the al-Aqsa Mosque compound and violation of the Islamic holy site.OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Madani said in a Sunday statement that Israel should be held responsible for consequences of continued systematic attacks on the mosque.He added that Israel’s actions against one of Islam’s holiest sites “fuels religious conflict, extremism, and instability in the region.”
Washington has blocked the final document of a UN conference that reviewed the nuclear non-proliferation treaty, accusing Egypt of manipulating the gathering to target Israel. Moscow has slammed the US for rendering the four-week meeting futile.