Islamic State militants seize major Christian town in Iraq
Sunni Muslim extremists punctured Kurdish defenses in a major offensive in northern Iraq on Thursday, seizing control of the country‚Äôs largest Christian town and sending thousands of civilians fleeing in panic.
Kurdish officials pleaded for international assistance as they appeared to be losing control of the 650-mile border between their semiautonomous region and territory controlled by Sunni extremist militants belonging to the Islamic State, an al-Qaeda splinter group. The Kurdish forces were forced to pull out of the towns of Qaraqosh, Bartella and Bashika overnight, putting militants within 40 miles of the Kurdish regional capital of Irbil, the officials said....
Jesus says in John 16:1-3 (KJV): "These things have I spoken unto you, that ye should not be offended. They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service. And these things will they do unto you, because they have not known the Father, nor me."
Two reasons I dislike gasohol. It contains less BTU's (energy) than the same amount of gasoline of the same octane and amount. It's raising the food prices But no, it's better for engines the 10% variety than regular gasoline. It keeps the engines cleaner, of course there's less pollutants, besides.
As the old joke goes, "It's not true you can't mix gasoline and alcohol together--they just don't taste good. "
Toxicol. Sci. wrote: The available scientific evidence indicates that the potential adverse health effects arising from biotechnology-derived foods are not different in nature from those created by conventional breeding practices for plant, animal, or microbial enhancement, and are already familiar to toxicologists. It is therefore important to recognize that the food product itself, rather than the process through which it is made, should be the focus of attention in assessing safety.
I read a few years back that Cee I A was arming them from Turkey. at the time all the press was against assad and the whole idea was that we have to "do something", and so there was the "justification" for arming jihadists. a few weeks later and its reports of Christian genocide in Syria, and then McCain calling them freedom fighters. Then Rand Paul is imploring COngress that their "agenda" is leading to Christian genocide, and they seem to respond, "oh well, our agenda continues on."
All the wores benefit to Saudi it seems and Israel I would imagine. However, ties with Saudi may weaken, I can easily see them going with the BRICS nations because this is about the petrodollar ending.
They were given the matching vehicles going into Syria, and then they drive into Iraq, look like with same vehicles from pictures. Its not like a bunch of desert dwellers on camels. They've got matching clothes too.
Russia has new economies, they are using the tactics of the Americans in the 1980s... the pictures of them travelling the world and making legit deals with smiling nationalistic leaders, while American gm grains are getting more and more refused by the world, they don't want the wore machine either, nor the dollar, well there's not much else America gives the world.
attacks at the United States has been carrying out should schow to Isis that the US administration is friendly to them. Turkey has been the main supporter of this Sunni group. I'm beginning to think that Saudi Arabia is getting less happy with them. This is probably why we are hearing less from the senator of Arizona.
besides the groups that are associated with the Romish church, there are other religious groups that are suffering persecution from the Muslims, or at least the more radical ones. The CT article makes mention of them. I
pennneed wrote: wouldn't that be funding both sides?
ISIS is so well equipped, I not only wonder if those airdrops will 'accidently' land closer to the militants than the refugees but if they also contain a love letter from a certain AZ Senator with a supply of non humanitarian supplies. In any event, these guys have a sugar daddy somewhere