News links for March 4 2014 – 1

1. Arab men beat French Jew in Paris train

(JTA) — Four unidentified Arab men savagely beat a French Jew in a Paris Metro train, a watchdog organization reported.

The attack happened Sunday as the train was traveling from Nogent Sur Marne to Gare de Lyon, according to the National Bureau for Vigilance Against Anti-Semitism, or BNVCA.[…]

His attackers shouted the Arab word for “Jews” before attacking Levy, who is a religious Jew belonging to the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, the report said. One of them also told him: “Jew, we are going to lay into you, you have no country,” according to the report.

2. US and Australia refuse to call a muslim terrorist attack in China, terrorism.

3. Putin: Ukraine coup unconstitutional, an armed takeover of power

4. “We hold a decent amount of treasury bonds – more than $200 billion – and if the United States dares to freeze accounts of Russian businesses and citizens, we can no longer view America as a reliable partner,” he said. “We will encourage everybody to dump US Treasury bonds, get rid of dollars as an unreliable currency and leave the US market.”

5. Netenyahu: “This scud’s for you”

6. Netanyahu to Abbas: Recognize the Jewish State 1 min 15 seconds

Thank you M, Fjordman and more to come.

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17 Replies to “News links for March 4 2014 – 1”

  1. Mauritania’s Nouackchott hit by protest over Koran (BBC, March 3, 2014)
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26423285
    “Hundreds of Muslims have protested in Mauritania’s capital, Nouakchott, after news spread that the Koran had allegedly been desecrated at a mosque.

    An imam reported that four men with their faces covered by turbans entered the mosque, tearing copies of the Koran and throwing them into a toilet.

    Police fired tear gas to disperse angry crowds, and one person was killed, a hospital source said.

    Mauritania is a Muslim country with a tiny Christian population.

    It has been a key ally of the West in the campaign against al-Qaeda and other militant groups operating in the region.

    Journalist Hamdi Mohamed El Hacen in Nouakchott says protesters burnt barricades and many shops and markets remained closed on Monday…”

  2. Uganda to ‘send troops to Somalia to protect UN’ (BBC, March 4, 2014)
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26432779
    “Uganda will send a 410-strong special force to guard UN installations in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, a Ugandan army spokesman has said.

    The protection squad will free up thousands of UN-backed troops to pursue militant Islamists in the city, Paddy Ankunda said.

    The al-Qaeda-linked al-Shabab group has stepped up attacks in Mogadishu in recent weeks.

    At least 12 people were killed in a suicide bombing last Thursday.

    Last June, it carried out a major assault on the main UN base in Mogadishu, leaving at least 22 people dead…”

  3. Nigeria Boko Haram: ‘Militants’ kill villagers in raid (BBC, March 4, 2014)
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-26439082
    “Suspected Islamist militants have torched a village in north-eastern Nigeria’s Borno state, killing at least 11 people, a lawmaker told the BBC.

    They raided Jakana overnight, destroying about a third of homes, Senator Khalifa Zannah said.

    A local person told the BBC that as many as 40 people had been killed but this could not be confirmed.

    The Islamist group Boko Haram intensified its insurgency in north-eastern Nigeria in recent weeks.

    It has been blamed for about 130 killings in Borno alone since Friday.

    The group has not commented on the attacks.

    It launched its insurgency to create an Islamic state in mainly Muslim northern Nigeria about six years ago.

    Thousands of people have been killed in the conflict….”

  4. Court in Egypt bans Palestinian group Hamas (BBC, March 4, 2014)
    http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-26432122
    “A court in Egypt has banned all activities by the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and ordered the seizure of its offices and assets.

    A lawsuit filed by an Egyptian lawyer had demanded the move because of its links to the Muslim Brotherhood.

    Egypt’s interim government designated the Brotherhood a terrorist group in December, five months after President Mohammed Morsi was ousted by the army.

    A Hamas spokesman, Sami Abu Zuhri, condemned the court ruling.

    “The decision harms the image of Egypt and its role towards the Palestinian cause,” he told Reuters news agency. “It reflects a form of standing against Palestinian resistance.”

    Egyptian Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy told a news conference he was not aware of the ruling, but added: “Whoever threatens Egypt’s security should understand that there will be consequences.”

    Senior Hamas officials, including deputy political leader Moussa Abu Marzouk, live in Cairo and may now be at risk of arrest…”

  5. A pink got punked… Or is it a punk who got pinked?

    Egypt deports U.S. anti-war activist on way to Gaza (CNN, March 4, 2014)
    http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/04/world/meast/us-egypt-activist/index.html
    “Egypt on Tuesday deported an American anti-war activist who was trying to travel to the Gaza Strip.

    Medea Benjamin, who co-founded the Code Pink anti-war group, said she was detained on arrival at Cairo airport Monday evening. She had planned to join a delegation of activists on a visit to the Palestinian coastal enclave this week.

    She told CNN she was assaulted by airport police, resulting in her arm being broken and shoulder dislocated, before being put on a flight to Istanbul on Tuesday…”

  6. Fighting in Iraqi city; injuries reported (CNN, March 4, 2014)
    http://edition.cnn.com/2014/03/04/world/meast/iraq-violence/index.html
    “At least four militants believed to be wearing suicide vests took over a city council building in the Iraqi city of Samarra on Tuesday and are fighting with security forces, police said.

    Police gave this account: The attack started with a suicide car bomber striking the entrance of the building where security forces were positioned; militants then took over building. At least 24 people had been wounded in the attack.

    Iraq has been beset with political and sectarian violence for many months. More than 700 Iraqis were killed and nearly 1,400 others were wounded in terrorist attacks and other violence in February, the United Nations said Saturday….”

  7. #2 My bad. The bus attacks were in 2008. Which really does not ameliorate things. it says there have been problems for a long time.

  8. VIDEO – Ihsaan Gardee on CBC: “We [NCCM / CAIR-CAN and Washington-based CAIR] are two separate and distinct organizations… It’s like Pepsi and Coke.”

    On January 28, 2014, NCCM Executive Director Ihsaan Gardee was interviewed by Evan Solomon on CBC Power and Politics about the notice of libel sent earlier that day by his organization to the Prime Minister Harper’s Office. The notice of libel was NCCM’s answer to a statement made by the PMO’s Director of communications earlier in January to the effect that the NCCM has “documented ties” with the terrorist organization Hamas.

    The portion of the interview transcribed by Point de Bascule relates to the relationship of NCCM / CAIR-CAN with Washington-based CAIR. Given that a Canadian court may have to decide on the nature of the links between CAIR-CAN / NCCM and Hamas, the relationship between CAIR-CAN / NCCM and its “parent organization” Washington-based CAIR becomes all the more important and relevant. In the past, American tribunals have confirmed the links between Washington-based CAIR and Hamas. In 2009 for example, in the case United States of America v. Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, Judge Jorge Solis stated that: (Section IV) “The government has produced ample evidence to establish the associations of CAIR, ISNA, NAIT, with NAIT, the Islamic Association for Palestine, and with Hamas.”

    This decision was archived and commented by the Investigative Project on Terrorism.

    http://pointdebasculecanada.ca/articles/10003334-video-%E2%80%93-ihsaan-gardee-on-cbc-%E2%80%9Cwe-nccm-cair-can-and-washington-based-cair-are-two-separate-and-distinct-organizations%E2%80%A6-it%E2%80%99s-like-pepsi-and-coke-%E2%80%9D.html

  9. Hello there…..its me again…….Don Laird…

    A coup d’etat far away?

    Perhaps a civil war?

    Armed insurrection from within?

    A tyrant starts paving his road to absolute power?

    A night of “long knives” not too far away?

    You tell me after you listen to Gov. Rick Perry of Texas.

    http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=54b_1393979633

    The truth is that the defense to a tyrant, to this Obama tyrant, to this treasonous and seditious president, are well equipped, large state national guards. It’s no secret that Texas, home to the 3rd in Fort Hood as well as elements of the Air Force, is well equipped to facilitate the removal of this treasonous president from Washington, DC.

    My only question is “Why have you waited so long”?

    Food for thought………..

    Regards, Don Laird
    Dogtown Bastard
    Alberta, Canada

  10. Re: US and Australia refuse to call a muslim terrorist attack in China, terrorism.

    Why should the US be concerned about Muslim terrorism?

    The US has invited the Muslim Brotherhood into the government of the US. The US supports al Qaeda in in Syria, and has handed Iraq over to al Qaeda or worse. It still supports the MB in Egypt. It is also in negotiation with the Taleban in Afghanistan. And in Ukraine, it supports the neo-Nazi illegitimate authority.

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