Hamas Issues ‘Terrorism 101 Handbook’

Manuals discovered by IDF give how-to tips for terror
Hamas handbook

Hamas has been disseminating to its followers in the Gaza Strip a detailed terrorism training manual that teaches would-be bombers how to make explosives and conceal them in household items such as televisions, according to documents seized by the Israeli military during recent raids.

Congressman Tells Kerry: Stop Partnering with Hamas’ Top Ally

Lawmakers say Hamas financier Qatar is no partner for peace
John Kerry

House lawmakers are petitioning the State Department to reassess its close relationship with Qatar, which has served as Hamas’ chief financial lifeline while also enjoying close ties to the United States, which recently inked an $11 billion arms deal with the controversial country.

Former Clinton Press Secretary Ensures Blackout of Book

Mike McCurry waging campaign to quash coverage of NYT bestseller 'Clinton Inc.'
Mike McCurry

Former Clinton administration press secretary Mike McCurry is quietly waging a campaign to quash coverage on a new tell-all book that exposes Bill and Hillary Clinton’s massive political empire.

CUFI to Kerry: Stop Bolstering Hamas and Support Israel

Massive media campaign launched to promote U.S. support for Israel
John Kerry

One of the nation’s leading pro-Israel groups has launched a massive media campaign, buying ads in major newspapers and beginning a letter campaign to stop Secretary of State John Kerry from allying with Hamas over Israel in the ongoing Middle East conflict.

Rouhani: ‘This Festering Zionist Tumor Has Opened Once Again’

Iranian president adopts violent rhetoric towards Israel
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani / AP

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani lashed out at Israel in vitriolic terms on Wednesday, referring to Israel as a “festering Zionist tumor.”

Rouhani, who has been championed by Western media as a moderate reformer who could change Iran’s extremist ways, appears to be adopting a violent tone similar to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who has advocated for the complete destruction of Israel in recent days.

Congress to UN: Hamas’ Arsenal Must Be Removed

Diverse group of lawmakers, Jewish groups back disarmament of Hamas
The smoke trail of multiple missiles fired by Palestinian militants from inside northern Gaza Strip

Nearly 100 House lawmakers will petition the United Nations this week to formally designate Hamas’ rocket arsenal as “an impenetrable barrier to regional peace” and to make their removal from the Gaza Strip a “top priority,” according to a copy of the unsent letter obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.

New ISIL Mag Touts Ethics of Execution, Targets Sen. McCain

ISIL vows to ‘fight the barbaric Jews’ in ‘Palestine’
Militants from the al Qaeda-inspired Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) celebrate the group's declaration of an Islamic state, in Fallujah

The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL or ISIS) promotes the stoning of women, targets “the enemy” Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.), and vows to bring its violent campaign to Israel in the latest issue of its propaganda magazine, Dabiq.

U.S. Weapons in Afghanistan Likely Reaching Insurgents, Report Warns

Pentagon says it has ‘no authority’ to ask for weapons back
Afghan National Army (ANA) soldiers prepare to participate in a military exercise on the outskirts of Kabul

After spending $626 million in taxpayer funds to arm the Afghanistan security forces, U.S. government inspectors have discovered that large portions of the weapons have gone missing and have likely fallen into the hands of militant insurgents, according to a new report.