Politics

Ebola outbreak in West Africa now the largest on record

Ebola outbreak in West Africa now the largest on record

DAKAR, Senegal - Deep in the forests of southern Guinea, the first victims fell ill with high fevers. People assumed it was the perennial killer malaria and had no reason to fear touching the bodies, as is the custom in traditional funerals. Some desperate relatives brought their loved ones to the distant capital in search of better medical care, unknowingly spreading… Read more →

Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting with rebels

Ukraine says Russian army officers fighting with rebels

(Reuters) – Ukraine on Monday accused Russian army officers of fighting alongside separatists in the east of the country and said Moscow was once more building up its troops on the joint border. President Petro Poroshenko held an emergency meeting of his security chiefs after a weekend of Ukrainian air strikes on rebel positions near the border with Russia and… Read more →

Israel military says it has shot down drone along southern coastline

Israel military says it has shot down drone along southern coastline

Israel’s military said Monday it downed a drone along its southern coastline, and fired two deadly airstrikes into the Gaza Strip, in its week-long campaign against Islamic militants. The drone came from Gaza and was shot down by a Patriot surface-to-air missile near the southern city of Ashdod, the military said. It did not say what the drone was carrying… Read more →

EPA Gives Itself Power to Garnish Wages

EPA Gives Itself Power to Garnish Wages

The Washington Times is reporting a quiet ruling claimed by the Environmental Protection Agency that gives them the authority to “unilaterally garnish paychecks” of anyone violating its rules and regulations. This would not be the first time the EPA has overstepped its bounds as a government agency. As TruthRevolt reported back in April, they fined a man $75,000 per day because they claimed he violated the Clean… Read more →

Ukraine conflict: Many soldiers dead in 'rocket strike'

Ukraine conflict: Many soldiers dead in ‘rocket strike’

A rocket strike in the east Ukrainian region of Luhansk has killed at least 19 soldiers, Ukrainian officials say, blaming it on separatist rebels. They said rebels had fired a barrage of Grad rockets at troops in Zelenopillya, a village near the Russian border. The pro-Russian rebels say they “destroyed a column” of troops there. Ukraine’s defence ministry put at… Read more →

Lebanese rockets hit Israel as Palestinian death toll in conflict exceeds 100

Lebanese rockets hit Israel as Palestinian death toll in conflict exceeds 100

Rockets fired by militants in Gaza reached deeper into Israel Friday, and a strike from Lebanon hit the northern part of the country, leading Israeli officials to suspect Lebanese fighters may be joining the four-day conflict. The Lebanese military said three rockets were fired toward Israel around 6 a.m. and the Israelis retaliated by firing about 25 artillery shells on… Read more →

Australian judge says incest may no longer be a taboo

Australian judge says incest may no longer be a taboo

A judge in Australia has been criticised after saying incest may no longer be a taboo and that the community may now accept consensual sex between adult siblings. Judge Garry Neilson, from the district court in the state of New South Wales, likened incest to homosexuality, which was once regarded as criminal and “unnatural” but is now widely accepted. He… Read more →

Statement by PM Netanyahu Regarding Operation Protective Edge

ISIS: ‘Seized nuclear material could be used to make dirty bombs or artillery shells’

Tanks, weapon arsenals, ballistic missiles and now, nuclear material have been seized by ISIS Militants in Iraq. Experts claim its not enriched enough to make a nuclear bomb. Former security policy analyst Michael Maloof explains what ISIS can possibly do with its weapons booty.

 

Hamas Spokesperson Encourages Use of Human Shield

The spokesperson for Hamas in Gaza, Sami Abu Zuhri, spoke on Al Aqsa TV about the use of civilians as a human shield. He refers to the night of June 8 when the IDF avoided civilian casualties by aborting an air strike. He encourages Palestinians in Gaza to continue the practice in order to deter IDF strikes.