This issue examines the latest Hamas terror tunnels, the US’s spying on Israel, the ISIS-Iran connection, and more.
OUR ISRAELI CONNECTION
Report: Eight Hamas militants killed after heavy rains cause terror tunnel to collapse
Jpost.com reports: Stormy weather led to the collapse of a tunnel in al-Tuffah, which is in northern Gaza. According to the media reports, the militants were killed during the tunnel’s collapse and were buried alive. The Ministry of Health in Gaza spokesman denied the reports, claiming no bodies were brought to the hospital from the tunnel collapse. On Saturday, the Ministry reported that a Hamas militant was killed in tunnel collapse in Khan Yunis. Read more.
In huge Israeli intel breach, US, UK have spied on air force for 18 years
Timesofisrael.com reports: US and British intelligence services have spied on the Israeli air force for at least 18 years, after cracking the IDF’s special
encryption system for communication between fighter jets, drones and army bases, Israel’s military censor approved for publication Friday, after reports of the spying operation appeared in two overseas publications. The two countries have reportedly used this access to monitor IDF operations in Gaza, watch for a potential Israeli strike on Iran, and keep tabs on the drone technology that Israel exports. Israel said later Friday it was disappointed but not surprised by the revelations. Read more.
In Sinai, ISIS Grows with Iran’s Help
Thetower.org reports: The ISIS-Hamas-Iran triangle is leading to violence and instability in Egypt, Gaza, and soon, possibly Israel. Most people assume that the Sunni terrorist group ISIS is the natural and mortal enemy of Shia Iran, but this is not always the case. In fact, in at least one part of the Middle East, Iran has become a crucial, if indirect, sponsor of its supposed enemy.Read more.
What UN Chief Ban Ki-Moon Said Has Israelis Fuming
Conservativepost.com reports: UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday made a fool of himself by justifying Palestinian terrorist attacks against Israel, the most recent of which claimed the lives of several unarmed Jewish women. “Palestinian frustration is growing under the weight of a half century of occupation and the paralysis of the peace process,” said Ban, completely ignoring Israeli efforts to make peace, including the full withdrawal from the Gaza Strip. Read more.
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IT’S NEWS TO ME
UK Special Forces Take Down Top ISIS Jihadi in Daring Burqa Op
Clarionproject.org reports: It could have been a scene out of an action thriller. British special forces, dressed in burqas to disguise their identity, cross into enemy territory and take out a top ISIS commander. Read more.
Four Presidential Candidates Outraged at Indictment of Planned Parenthood Investigators
Breakingchristiannews.com reports: On Monday, the Harris County, Texas, grand jury announced that it would not charge Planned Parenthood Gulf Coast with selling human organs-but charged investigators with the Center for Medical Progress, instead. Read more.
Muslim Man on Terror Watch List Murders Four, Proving Just How Dangerous it is to Accept Muslim Refugees
Eaglerising.com reports: This past week Ali Muhammad Brown was sentenced to 36 years in prison after being found guilty of armed robbery in New Jersey. However, Brown’s case isn’t one of simple violence. The Seattle Muslim has also been accused of four separate counts of murder and of a charge of terrorism. Read more.
‘We Decapitate You!’: Female Refugee Camp Worker Shares Claims About Disturbing Experience with Male Migrants in Germany
The Blaze reports: A worker has spoken out harshly against migrants entering Germany. Though initially she was looking forward to helping process the tens of thousands of refugees arriving in her country on a weekly basis, the woman shared that her idealist mindset has faded away. Now, after witnessing and experiencing the behavior of some of these individuals first-hand, she wants out. Read more.
While Nation Braces for Winter Storm, Senate Sneaks in Bill to Allow for Military Martial Law
Conservativetribune.com reports: While parts of the nation braced for Winter Storm Jonas, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was busy preparing the way for a proposal on the floor that had many concerned. The Authorization for the Use of Military Force, written by Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is packaged as a proposal to fight the Islamic State group – but it would also allow the president to deploy military forces anywhere he chooses and for as long as he wants. Read more.
ON THE LIGHTER SIDE
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