Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Well-Known Journalist Killed in a Car Explosion in Kiev

A renowned Russian journalist Pavel Sheremet has died in downtown Kiev when the car he was driving blew up minutes after the engine started.

According to the reports, the car belonged to his employer, the head of Ukrainskaya Pravda newspaper.

Justice Department Lashes Out at CNN on Twitter Over Melania Trump

Those closely observing the Republican National Convention this week were quick to pounce on the fact that Melania Trump appears to have appropriated part of a speech by Michelle Obama, and the US Justice Department became an inadvertent mouthpiece for indignation.

Police inspector rapes 15-year-old girl in Akwa Ibom

A police inspector attached to Mkpat Enin Police Division in Akwa Ibom State has allegedly raped a 15-year-old senior secondary pupil of Community Secondary School, at gunpoint, while she was returning from church on Thursday, last week, Punchng reports.

The victim explained that the inspector pointed his gun at her, saying if she tried to stop him from touching her he would shoot her. She said the officer then led her away from other members of the team to a dark portion of the road, forcefully caressed her breasts, saying “small you possess these type of breasts.”

Emigre Super Bloc – Clinton’s Jihadis | Will the Super Delegates Vote YES to More Terrorism?

by GH Eliason
By the end of this section, you will understand Islamic terrorism better than most analysts. Where it came from, where it’s going,who’s driving it there will be to a large degree answered. The background detail makes this poignantly clear.
Can we trust American politicians that already know these things, like the idea of them, and throughout the primary cast their superdelegate vote to make sure terrorism becomes a fixture in our world? How about in our own country?

Hell Hath No Fury Like a Teflon Sultan (Pepe Escobar on Turkey coup)

When Turkish President/aspiring Sultan Recep Tayyip Erdogan landed at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport early Saturday morning, he declared the attempted coup against his government a failure, and a “gift from God.”
God apparently uses Face Time. It was via that iconic iPhone footage from an undisclosed location shown live on CNN Turk by a bewildered female anchor that Erdogan managed to call his legion of followers to hit the streets, unleash People Power and defeat the military faction that had taken over state TV and proclaimed to be in charge.So God does work in mysterious mobile ways. 

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant: A genocidal campaign – part 2:

by Aram Mirzaei
In the previous article, we examined the history of the concept of Takfir, Muslims who engage in excommunication of other Muslims. We also examined the history of the first great split within Islam. In this part we will examine the second surge of Takfir, one that originated in the Arabian Peninsula during the 18th century. Before we examine this surge closer, a short introduction to Islamic jurisprudence, also known as Fiqh is needed.

Military Coup in Turkey SITREP Updated, by Scot

Pro-NATO military coup failed after a few hours. The rebels immediately closed the straits of Dardanelles for all ships to stop Russian ships traveling to and from Syria. The coup organizers wanted closer relations with NATO and Washington. Turks want closer relations with Russia, and no Washington. Turks want to survive and eat, and to stay warm in coming winter. They need Russia’s market and Russia’s gas for these. Everyone knows by now that any pro- Washington coup means war, foreign occupation, collapse of economy, misery and civilian deaths. Everyone talks about Ukraine as an example.