Officials see attacks on Iran-backed militia base as a positive signal about new administration’s posture toward Tehran.
Habakkuk 2:3 gives a beautiful promise about those things God revealed to His prophets. He told Habakkuk that even if the thing revealed does not happen quickly, rest assured that it will happen eventually. The Lord said, “The vision is yet for the appointed time; It hastens toward the goal, and it will not fail. Though it tarries, wait for it; For it will certainly come.”
The House voted to pass landmark LGBTQ legislation in a move that critics say would crush religious liberty.
Iranian dissidents are calling on the Biden administration to keep up the pressure on the country's leaders, even as the administration looks set to re-engage with Tehran.
In a media briefing Friday, White House spokeswoman Jen Psaki refused to say whether the Biden administration views Israel as an ally.
John Kerry had meetings with the Iranian Foreign Minister during the Trump administration that were orchestrated to undermine President Biden's predecessor.
US policy towards Israel stays fairly consistent despite changing administrations. US policy towards Israel's neighbors is what has defined the character of each administration's relationship with the Jewish State.
The State of Israel may seem normal. But it’s not.
White House spokeswoman makes clear US has no plan to withdraw sanctions against Iran ahead of talks on a return to the 2015 nuclear deal.
The Biden administration’s approach weakens the border and nationalizes some of the most radical “sanctuary” practices. This is dangerous and it undermines the rule of law.
Amid ongoing concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic and a major snowstorm, churches throughout the United States and overseas have made changes in how they are distributing ashes on Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent.
"Mitch is a dour, sullen, and unsmiling political hack, and if Republican Senators are going to stay with him, they will not win again."
"The time has come to change the paradigm so that one humanitarian gesture is exchanged for another."
"Unlike countries that define themselves with what they support, that is, prosperity and progress for their people, the ayatollahs' regime defines itself through what it opposes."
Former President Trump was acquitted in an unprecedented second impeachment trial on the charge of inciting an insurrection for the Jan. 6 Capitol riot, making him the first and only president to be impeached and acquitted twice in history.
There have always been “rumors of war.” But the widespread threat of nuclear war puts “rumors of war” on a whole new level. And that threat grows every day.
Thousands of Muslim worshippers packed into the Temple Mount holy site for Friday prayers in violation of public health guidelines, which cap outdoor crowds at 20 people.
Iran's top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh was assassinated with a "one-ton remote-controlled gun" that was smuggled into the country by the Mossad.
It's been three weeks, and he still hasn't called. Israelis are expressing growing concern that President Joe Biden has yet to call Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following his inauguration.
A World Health Organization team investigating the origins of the coronavirus pandemic downplayed the possibility that the virus leaked from a lab near Wuhan, China.
President Biden rejects Iranian demands the US remove sanctions regime before Tehran returns to adherence of nuclear deal.
The US Senate voted 97-3 on an amendment that sets aside funding to maintain the Jerusalem embassy, making it harder to reverse former President Donald Trump’s move of the embassy from Tel Aviv.
The International Criminal Court at the Hague approved an investigation into Israel on Friday evening, citing war crimes.
We need faith to operate in our world. We must have faith because we are not omniscient. We don’t know everything. We operate on faith constantly.
President Biden will announce an end to U.S. support for a grinding five-year Saudi-led military offensive in Yemen that has deepened human suffering in the Arabian peninsula’s poorest country.
Buttressed by Jordan and Turkey, supported by UNESCO decisions and other diplomatic posturings, the Waqf have succeeded to promote a false picture of Temple Mount history.
The United Arab Emirates ambassador to the US said Monday that the normalization agreement his country signed with Israel in September was primarily “about preventing annexation.”
Iran could be “weeks away” from having sufficient material to develop a nuclear weapon if it continues to violate the 2015 nuclear deal, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken warned in an interview with NBC News.
A threatening letter warning of follow-up attacks was left for Israel’s ambassador in India, near the site of the bombing attack outside of the Israeli embassy in New Delhi.
4,002 people were arrested across Russia last week, as large crowds took to the streets to demand the release of the opposition politician Alexei Navalny. Further protests have been called for Sunday, threatening to strain the system even further.
Emerging data from Israel indicates that the vaccines manufactured by Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as Moderna, may be even more effective than previous results from clinical trials suggested.
Biden will overturn a rule President Donald Trump put in place to defund International Planned Parenthood, which kills babies in abortions around the world.
Never confuse planet earth with heaven. This is not the end-all, be-all of our existence.
Less than a week after he was sworn into office, President Joe Biden has ordered the State Department to restore relations with the genocidal terrorists of Hamas.
Former President Donald Trump appears headed for acquittal in his second impeachment trial after just five Republicans voted with Democrats to block an effort to declare it unconstitutional.
An executive order signed by President Biden will force schools to allow biological boys who identify as girls to compete in girls’ sports.
Antisemitism is expected to rise sharply around the world as a result of conspiracy theories against Jews and the State of Israel regarding the COVID-19 pandemic.
Most incoming US presidents face a Middle East that is 'on fire,' outgoing US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman tells Israel Hayom. Thanks to the Trump administration policies and the historic Abraham Accords, President Joe Biden will not, he says.
Representatives of the Islamic State jihadist group confirmed Thursday that they organized twin suicide bombings in Baghdad, Iraq, that day that left 32 dead and over 100 injured.
Thanks in large part to Trump’s extraordinary friendship, Israel is much more powerful than it was when Obama left office, but it is still vulnerable.
Democrat Joe Biden was sworn in as president of the United States on Wednesday, vowing to end the 'uncivil war' in a deeply divided country reeling from a battered economy and a raging coronavirus pandemic that has killed more than 400,000 Americans.
Mutations are rapidly popping up, and the longer it takes to vaccinate people, the more likely it is that a variant that can elude current tests, treatments and vaccines could emerge.
He famously said, “We are now faced with the fact that tomorrow is today. We are confronted with the fierce urgency of now…. This may well be [human]kind’s last chance to choose between chaos or community.”
Moderna only began clinical trials back in March. So, it's impossible for the company to draw this conclusion from 12 months or more of trial data. But Bancel explains the idea by saying "antibody decay" in humans vaccinated with the Moderna vaccine has been slow.
Officials in the incoming Biden administration have already begun holding quiet talks with Iran on a return to the 2015 nuclear deal, and have updated Israel on those conversations.
In an interview with the New York Times last month, President-elect Joe Biden restated his intention to return to the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran. Israel opposes this plan because the 2015 deal ensures Iran will become a nuclear armed state.
The era of the Trump administration, which backed Israel's anti-Iran actions in Syria, will end next week, but Jerusalem plans to make it clear to Washington it will not change its proactive policies in the northern sector.
Protests are an American right. But violent protests are not. Violent protests are neither American nor Christian.
The House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time for 'incitement of insurrection,' exactly a week after the MAGA mob stormed Capitol Hill.
The escalating polarization and political unrest in our nation are extremely disturbing, and we join Christians everywhere in praying for peace.
The FBI issued a bulletin Monday warning there could be armed protests at capitols in all 50 states in the days leading up to Inauguration Day.
According to Parler's CEO John Matze. "Every vendor from text message services to email providers to our lawyers all ditched us too on the same day,"
Given that the incoming Biden administration continues to forecast a readiness to return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal without necessarily addressing all of Israel’s objections, did Mossad director Yossi Cohen succeed at his own goal of stopping Iran’s nuclear program?
Looking ahead, Trump’s action also made it easier for Democrats to demonize his supporters going forward as they express principled opposition to the policies the Democrats are poised to adopt later this month after they assume full control of the U.S. government.
We live in a time of global turmoil, but those who are in Christ do not enter that time unequipped or powerless.
When considering the threat Communist China poses to our nation all one has to do is look on the streets of America in recent years. Much of the civil strife and unrest that we have been and continue to experience has the fingerprints of Communist China all over it.
The runoffs in Georgia should have been a referendum on the Democrats' agenda.
In the coming year, the BDS movement can be expected to refocus its attacks on free speech, along with promoting the ideas that Zionism is “white supremacy”.
Step toward ending diplomatic crisis between US allies paves way for Qatari ruler to attend Saudi-hosted Gulf nations summit later this week.
A Chinese virologist who said she did some of the earliest research on COVID-19 has publicly claimed COVID-19 was man-made, and that the Chinese government covered up its dangers.
The inability of the Iraqi central government to rein in the Shia militias might be dismissed as a colorful and lurid tale from somewhere distant. Unfortunately, it is not.
It was one of those years when Bible prophecy proved itself to be more than a theoretical understanding of the prophets’ words.
From COVID-19 to racial unrest to a divided election to the shutting down of churches across America, the sense of urgency has risen to new levels.
Argentina has approved legislation to legalize killing babies in abortions for any reason until unborn children are 14 weeks old.
Syrian air defenses responded to an alleged Israeli airstrike near the Syria-Lebanon border on Tuesday night, which has left one dead and three wounded, all soldiers.
The main groups expected to participate in the drill belong to Hamas, Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Fatah.
The head of the Hezbollah terrorist organization, Hassan Nasrallah, claims to have evidence that the Saudi Crown Prince, Mohammed Bin Salman, made a personal request of US President Donald Trump, asking the United States to assassinate him.
It's that time of year again. December has come and with it all the joys of Christmas. But what is the real meaning of Christmas? Is it the gifts under the tree, the lights in the windows? Is this really Christmas?
"1,645 days after the UK voted to leave the EU, 328 days after we actually departed, the shape of our relationship with our nearest neighbors has been drawn and agreed - only days before the status quo will disappear."
The Gospel of Matthew tells the story of wise men from the east following the Christmas star to Jerusalem, and then to Bethlehem.
For the fourth time in two years, Israelis are heading to a national election after the government collapsed overnight.
Imagine the outcry if a non-Muslim leader said Muslims were not welcome at the site of an ancient Muslim holy place. But no one will take any particular notice of this.
This isn’t just a British problem—despite the travel restrictions, experts have suggested that the British strain appears to be so fast-spreading that it may become the dominant strain globally.
The hacker group Pay2Key claimed Sunday night that it had successfully hacked a range of Israeli defense industry companies, including the largest Israeli airpower defense corporation, Israel Aerospace Industries.
The 10 years of the uprisings sparked in 2010 have brought many Arab countries to the edge of the abyss. The worst may be yet to come if the Biden administration takes expected steps in the interests of Iran.
Microsoft said that dozens of its customers, including firms in Israel and the UAE, were targeted as part of the massive cyber-assault on US government institutions that was uncovered this week.
China has hundreds — perhaps thousands — of agents in the U.S. identifying, grooming, supporting, influencing, compromising, and corrupting Americans in politics and other fields of importance to it.
For 72 years, U.S. presidents sought to achieve peace between Israel and the Arab world. For 72 years, they largely failed. What for so long eluded presidents from Dwight D. Eisenhower to Barack Obama seems to have come effortlessly to President Donald Trump.
Feeling overwhelmed this Christmas? You’re not alone. We live in trying times.
When two countries say, "We need each other, we can help each other, we can work together," that's humanity at work.
The newest thrust in the campus tactical assault against Israel.
A subpoena seeks information about his work with Burisma, and his dealings in China.
Analysts say issue likely to find its way onto international stage, even though president-elect would prefer to sideline it in order to focus on Iran nuclear deal reentry.
Israel and Morocco have agreed to establish diplomatic relations, becaming the fourth Arab country to normalize ties with Israel in four months.
Facebook was hit with a pair of blockbuster lawsuits on Wednesday, becoming the latest tech giant to be hit with an antitrust case.
Rouhani says Tehran, Damascus share goal of battling ‘Zionist occupiers’. A top official calls for international action against ‘bloodsucking, anti-human’ Zionist regime.
Violent clashes broke out between Palestinians and Israeli troops at a Jerusalem refugee camp, with injuries suffered by both sides.
In such a strange year, it seems that almost everyone has been looking forward to the familiar comforts of Christmas.
Practically speaking, Biden’s policy guarantees Iran will develop a nuclear arsenal and the missiles to deliver them.
With over 80 million health profiles, China has the largest DNA database in the world.
Israel intelligence managed to recruit an Iranian official close to the recently assassinated Mohsen Fakhrizadeh and recorded the nuclear scientist speaking about his efforts to produce “five warheads”.
Israelis visiting countries neighboring Iran could be targets for terrorist attacks, the National Security Council warned in a rare public statement on Thursday.
Iran's Guardian Council approved a law that obliges the government to halt UN inspections of its nuclear sites. In addition, the law also enables a significant step up in uranium enrichment beyond the limit set under Tehran's 2015 nuclear deal if sanctions are not eased in a month.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has made “sweeping promises” to LGBT activists such as a ban on therapy for unwanted same-sex attraction, and to allow trans-athletes in girls' sports.
The outgoing White House adviser is said to be seeking additional Mideast wins before Biden’s January inauguration. He will meet the crown prince in Neom, where Netanyahu, Pompeo met him last week.
Friday’s assassination of Iran’s top nuclear scientist Mohsen Fakhrizadeh led to predictable hand-wringing from Obama administration alumni and their cheerleaders who midwifed the Iranian nuclear deal in 2015.
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday called for the "punishing" of those behind the assassination of a top nuclear scientist, adding that his work must be carried forwards.
The head of Iran's nuclear program, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, 59, was assasssinated east of Tehran. Pictures from the scene show two vehicles, one blown up and one shot at from the front.
"There is no world in which the Constitution tolerates color-coded executive edicts that reopen liquor stores and bike shops but shutter churches, synagogues, and mosques,” wrote Neil Gorsuch.
The Israeli army has been preparing for the possibility that US President Donald Trump will order a strike on Iran before leaving office in January.
The nation began to celebrate the holiday regularly in 1863. Those two years, 1621 and 1863, were especially difficult ones in America — even more difficult than 2020. But the people rejoiced in God’s blessings, and so should we.
Of the 20 Democratic candidates who took part in the first round of primary debates in June 2019 in Florida, a Joe Biden-Kamala Harris ticket was probably the best that Jerusalem could have hoped for.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a rare tour to Saudi Arabia on Sunday to hold an under-the-radar meeting with US State Secretary Mike Pompeo and Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
The left-wing media are overwhelmingly hostile to the president — as are the social media companies that now have nearly monopolistic control over the flow of information.
"It's not the people who vote that count. Those who count the vote decide everything." That quote, attributed to Josef Stalin, may or may not be accurate. But it sure is being tested in the United States today.
Iran has instructed allies across the Middle East to be on high alert and avoid provoking tensions with the U.S. that could give an outgoing Trump administration cause to launch attacks in the U.S. president’s final weeks in office.
The US government will take action against the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement and groups that support it, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said during a press conference in Jerusalem.
The strikes hit eight targets from the Golan Heights to Damascus, including an Iranian military complex, a secret military barracks, a command post which cooperates with the Quds Force, and mobile surface-to-air missile trucks.
Republicans accused Facebook and Twitter of meddling in the election to harm President Donald Trump by censoring conservatives with warnings on GOP tweets about mail-in balloting.
Moderna Inc’s experimental vaccine is 94.5% effective in preventing COVID-19 based on interim data from a late-stage trial, becoming the second U.S. drugmaker to report results that far exceed expectations.
The deplorables who dared in 2016 to elect Trump in defiance of their ruling-class betters are about to be put back in their place. Maybe the Bible suggests otherwise.
Israeli agents operating in Iran were behind the targeted assassination of a top al-Qaeda leader in August. Two men on a motorcycle gunned him down in Tehran's streets on August 7, 2020.
The next US president will likely make an effort to improve and return to the Iranian nuclear deal, resume ties with and aid to the Palestinian Authority, while avoiding tensions with Netanyahu that were a hallmark of the Obama era.
COVID-19 won’t be a pandemic for "a lot longer" thanks to rapid progress in vaccine development, says Anthony Fauci, the top U.S. infectious disease official.
Iran continues to increase its stockpile of low-enriched uranium far beyond the limits set in a landmark nuclear deal with world powers and to enrich it to a greater purity than permitted, the UN’s atomic watchdog agency said.
It has been a strange election in an even stranger year.
Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh both suggested they aren’t prepared to strike down Obamacare entirely even if Republican challengers succeed in invalidating the individual mandate, which requires people to acquire insurance.
Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech disclosed a game-changer in the fight against COVID-19. The duo's vaccine, known as BNT162b2, proved to be 90% effective after being tested on nearly 44,000 participants in its Phase III study.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated US President-elect Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, “I have a personal, long and warm connection with Joe Biden for nearly 40 years, and I know him to be a great friend of the State of Israel.”
President Donald Trump says the 2020 presidential election is “far from over.” He asked "So what is Biden hiding? I will not rest until the American People have the honest vote count they deserve and that Democracy demands."
The case that could decide it all started weeks ago, and is currently waiting at the US Supreme Court. The Boockvar case involves a decision by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court regarding how late mail-in ballots can be counted in that state.
Citizens need to think through their votes and give them appropriate prayer.
Worldly economics is about using political coercion, manipulation, pull and power to extract wealth from people, but kingdom economics is about embracing productivity and abundance. God is a maker. Jesus, His Son, is a maker. Jesus never clashes with the makers of wealth nor with any entrepreneurs in Galilee.
The world is in an unprecedented state.
Well, the Democrats’ rosy predictions were wrong...again. We're about to witness the opening salvo in a bloody intra-party battle among Democrats in Congress.
Four people have been killed and 22 others have been wounded in a gun attack in the Austrian capital, Vienna. One suspect has been shot dead by police. Here's what we know so far about the attack.
Xi has always believed that China should rule the world. He has always believed he had to get the United States out of the way, especially because Americans promote ideals that are anathema to totalitarianism.
A new report has exposed the atrocities done to North Korean Christians arrested for their faith, including forced abortions, the murder of newborn babies, and death by execution for possessing a Bible.
The Equalities and Human Rights Commission, which conducted the inquiry, has thrown the book at Labour over its handling of the anti-Jewish bigotry in its ranks under its previous hard-left leader, Jeremy Corbyn.
At least three people have been killed - two of them beheaded - and several others stabbed in a terrorist knife attack at a cathedral in Nice, France.
Sen. Ted Cruz teed off on Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey over the social media site’s censorship of The Post’s Hunter Biden reporting. “Mr. Dorsey, who the hell elected you and put you in charge of what the media are allowed to report, and what the American people are allowed to hear?”
The Senate confirmed Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court, culminating a decades-long effort by conservatives to reshape the nation’s highest court from a left-leaning body to one that is more reliably right of center.
Shibbolet Library, a new Israeli book publisher that specializes in conservative authors launched a sales campaign on Facebook. Then suddenly, its account was blocked. The campaign was wrecked. The firm’s investment was lost.
The main achievement entailed in the peace treaty between Israel and Sudan is not bilateral, rather regional: another country has left the cycle of conflict and ceases to serve as a hotbed of anti-Israel political and security activity.
In a televised address on the new Israeli-Sudanese normalization deal, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hinted that Israel carried out bombing raids in Sudan several years ago to stop Iran from smuggling weapons to Hamas via the African nation.
US President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan has agreed to make peace with Israel, making it the third Arab state to normalize ties as part of US-brokered deals since August.
The investigation into the murder of a French teacher for showing cartoons of the Prophet Mohammed in class turned to Syria, where the killer had a jihadist contact.
The Israeli Left likes to claim its no-holds-barred fight against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his supporters is an ideological struggle that pits the forces of democracy and old-time Zionism against the forces of tyranny and tribalism. Events of recent weeks tell the opposite tale.
In God, we are the ones with real power, so let us act in confident joy rather than worry or fear.
In another major milestone for Israel-Gulf relations, a delegation of senior United Arab Emirates officials arrived in Tel Aviv on Tuesday for a series of meetings with their Israeli counterparts.
If Democrats gain a 9-6 majority after packing the Supreme Court, there will be little hope of preventing the resulting judicial tyranny from undoing America.
French officials plan to expel 231 radicalized foreign nationals in a sweeping crackdown after the brutal slaying of a teacher Friday. On the list are 180 people currently in prison and another 51 individuals who will be arrested shortly.
A free speech demonstration staged by conservative activists quickly fell apart in downtown San Francisco on Saturday after several hundred counterprotesters surged the area, outnumbering and attacking those gathered, including knocking one in the mouth.
Coronavirus cases around the world have climbed to all-time highs of more than 330,000 per day as the scourge comes storming back across Europe and spreads with renewed speed in the U.S., forcing many places to reimpose tough restrictions eased just months ago.
Against this backdrop, I am reading the book of Hosea these days and have been deeply impressed by its call to repentance and holiness.
Evidence of Turkey’s role in pushing Azerbaijan to war against Armenia is growing. As more videos emerge of Syrian mercenaries sent by Ankara to fight against Armenians, it becomes clear that the logistical effort to send these fighters would have had a tail stretching back months.
Amy Coney Barrett is eminently qualified for the court, both professionally and personally, and should not be rejected for rank partisan reasons or anti-Catholic bigotry. Indeed, her philosophy of judicial restraint is needed on a court that too often over the years has overstepped its Constitutional remit.
We’re to be stewards of all the things He has placed in our hands. For Americans, that includes the vote.
Amy Coney Barrett declared that Americans “deserve an independent Supreme Court that interprets our Constitution and laws as they are written," encapsulating her conservative approach to the law that has Republicans excited.
North Korea’s massive military parade showcased an arsenal that should raise eyebrows in the Middle East. It wheeled out its giant intercontinental ballistic missile. This is a monster and reports call it a “strategic weapon” that appears to threaten the globe.
They call these “uncertain times.” But are they really uncertain?
Multiple fires broke across Israel, with residents forced to evacuate their homes. While most fires are believed to have been caused due to extreme heat conditions, officials raised concerns that some were the result of deliberate arson by Palestinian individuals.
If President Donald Trump gets a third conservative judge into the Supreme Court, he will have fulfilled one of the major goals of his Presidency.
Anyone who throws stones at billionaire atheist George Soros can expect to be shunned or censored by his protectors in the media. Just ask top Chicago Tribune columnist John Kass or former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.
Your life matters. It matters now and mattered while you were still in the womb.
Palestinian leaders are “failures” who have consistently missed opportunities for a settlement with Israel and who are aligning themselves with the enemies of Saudi Arabia, the former Saudi ambassador to the US and intelligence chief Prince Bandar bin Sultan said in an interview.
The talks between the two countries, which have no diplomatic ties and are technically in a state of ongoing war, will be mediated by the US and hosted by the UN.
What we are witnessing is an Arab autocrat (Abbas) seeking the help of a Muslim autocrat (Erdogan) in holding "free and fair" elections.
Having started off so well in its battle against COVID-19, Israel finds itself in the last few days with a higher death rate per capita than the United States.
How will the 74-year-old president fare with a Covid-19 infection?
Benjamin Netanyahu said that President Trump’s critics were “dead wrong” in predicting that the Trump administration’s attempts to bring peace to the Middle East would fail.
Black Lives Matter, which, under the guise of fighting racism, seeks to transform the United States into a communist dystopia.
Netanyahu revealed a secret arms depot belonging to Hezbollah near Beirut’s International Airport.
Saudi Arabia worked behind the scenes and encouraged the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain to sign peace agreements with Israel.
So far, Erdoğan's fanaticism has come without any cost to him internationally, or any damage to his domestic political survivability. He has every ideological and pragmatic reason to keep up his love affair with Hamas.
PA Chairman Yassir Arafat called the terror war “the al-Aqsa Intifada.” The name sent a signal to the Islamic world that the Palestinians were the advance guards of the global jihad.
The unprecedented violence perpetrated by Antifa and Black Lives Matter embodies two of the Left's biggest tactics in its quest to fundamentally transform the United States.
The biblical story of Jesus saving the woman caught in adultery has been twisted and given a new ending in a Chinese textbook, with Jesus killing the woman and telling her that He, too, is a sinner.
The conservative and pro-life movement has a historic opportunity to reshape the court for generations by filling the current vacancy with a justice who will rule based on the “written text of the Constitution” and not their personal views.
On August 13th of this year, the United States, Israel, and the United Arab Emirates released a joint statement announcing an agreement normalizing relations between Israel and the UAE.
Most Saudis still view Palestinian statehood as a prerequisite for formal relations, but state-backed media and clerics are signaling change is underway.
An audit by congressional Republicans to be released on Monday concludes that China covered up the initial spread of coronavirus while the World Health Organization “parroted” Chinese propaganda.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned the US it faces defeat after the Trump administration declared that UN sanctions are back in force against the Islamic Republic, a move rejected by other world powers.
After erupting into a historic outbreak of civil unrest this summer that killed more than 30 people, radical left-wing activists are now planning to do it all again if the president executes his mandated White House authority to appoint a new Supreme Court justice.
Kerry said in 2016 that “there will be no advanced and separate peace with the Arab world without the Palestinian process and Palestinian peace. Everybody needs to understand that."
FBI Director Chris Wray made clear that Antifa is not a made-up, right-wing conspiracy theory and that the FBI has cases involving those connected to it. Wray explained that while Antifa is not an organization in the traditional sense, it is a movement.
As a culture, we have lost the grace to allow one another to make mistakes, or have opinions different from our own.
The US-brokered peace deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, strikes a major blow to the twin forces of Islamic imperialism and terror in the Middle East: the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood and the Shiite regime in Iran.
Trump speaks of ‘changing course of history,’ Netanyahu hopes for end to Arab-Israeli conflict ‘once and for all.’
It had previously been unclear if the agreement to be signed will be normalization or peace, since Israel and the UAE had not previously been at war.
Protesters reportedly shouting slogans like "Death to the police!" showed up to the Los Angeles area hospital treating two law enforcement officers who were ambushed and shot on Saturday.
Navid Afkari, a 27-year-old Greco-Roman wrestler, had said he was tortured into making a false confession. The case had attracted international outcry.
The only way out is through, with Christ as our guide, our hope, and our light.
Kushner said that the peace plan is an attempt to “save the two state solution” because it stops Israel from further expanding its presence in the West Bank.
“Countries starting to let go of old conflicts and move in the direction of peace,” declared Kushner.
"[President] Xi Jinping has been talking increasingly about this notion that China has a mandate of heaven to rule the world."
People around the word are disinfecting everything within reach.
Saudi Arabia’s King Salman praised US President Donald Trump for Washington’s diplomatic efforts in the region in a phone call Sunday.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah met on Sunday with a Hamas delegation to Lebanon led by the terror group’s politburo head Ismail Haniyeh to discuss Arab countries’ normalization of relations with Israel.
Iran now has more than 10 times the amount of enriched uranium permitted under an international agreement, the UN's nuclear watchdog says.
People are dying and we need to work with urgency to spread the message of Jesus. The signs of His return are all around us, and I believe we have a short time before the Lord snatches away His people.
Over 120 black American leaders in both parties have signed a document addressed to Planned Parenthood, urging it to confront systemic racism inherent in the abortion industry and the legacy of its founder, Margaret Sanger.
The Trump administration is considering invoking a law normally used to prosecute members of the Mafia to crack down on violent protests gripping the nation.
14 alleged accomplices to the Islamist gunmen who attacked the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in 2015 went on trial, as the country recalled a dark episode that marked the onset of a wave of militant violence.
China is likely planning to double its stockpile of nuclear warheads in this decade, including those designed for ballistic missiles and that can reach the U.S., the Pentagon said in a report.
Hamas announced that it has reached new understandings with Israel to de-escalate the situation in the Gaza Strip “after a round of discussions and contacts, including with Qatari envoy Mohammed al-Emadi.”
Netanyahu said that there are "many more unpublicized meetings with Arab and Muslim leaders to normalize relations with the state of Israel" following its historic peace agreement with the UAE brokered by the US earlier this month.
The president of the United Arab Emirates issued a decree abolishing a law boycotting Israel and allowing trade and financial agreements between the two nations, two days before a delegation from Jerusalem was due to arrive in Abu Dhabi.
It's important to remember that the forefather of socialism, Karl Marx, claimed religion was the "opiate of the people" and that the future worldwide communism must take the place of religion.
The Hamas terror group reportedly said that efforts to reach a ceasefire with Israel had failed, warning Israel of “messages” to be sent within hours.
Turkey has given passports to a dozen Hamas members in Istanbul, a senior Israeli diplomat said on Wednesday, describing the move as “a very unfriendly step” which his government would raise with Turkish officials.
Science and technology had become a de facto religion for many, but Covid exposed their inadequacy.
IDF strikes Hamas sites after airborne incendiary devices launched from Gaza spark 36 fires in border-adjacent farmlands.
Since Israel was established, the Palestinian veto doomed all efforts to forge peace between the Arab world and the Jewish state.
North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un has fallen into a coma, a former South Korean official is claiming on the heels of reports that the northern leader has ceded over some of his power to his younger sister.
Iran has a weak navy and it doesn’t have a strong army either. What it does have is proxy groups in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen.
Last night saw 12 rockets fired toward Israel and three rounds of reprisal airstrikes by Israeli warplanes.
The technology the Antichrist will use to rule the world economy has been invented and is being implemented right now.
Saudi Arabia’s foreign minister said that Riyadh will not normalize relations with Israel before an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord is reached, in the kingdom’s first official statement since Thursday’s deal between Israel and the United Arab Emirates was announced.
The agreement to formalize relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates did not include allowing the latter to purchase F-35 fighter jets, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office said on Tuesday, following reports to the contrary.
The United States will not consent to Israeli annexations in the occupied West Bank for “some time,” preferring to focus on the Israel-UAE normalisation deal and wider regional peacemaking, Jared Kushner said.
President Aoun declined to categorically rule out negotiations, stating “that depends” when asked about the possibility of ending the conflict with Lebanon’s longtime enemy.
Iran's Revolutionary Guard warned of a “dangerous future” for the United Arab Emirates over a U.S.-brokered agreement that sees the UAE open up diplomatic relations with Israel. The Iranian guard called it “shameful” and an “evil action” underwritten by the U.S. that would set back U.S. influence.
Palestinians taking part in prayers at the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount trampled and then set fire to a poster of the United Arab emirates leader to protest the normalization deal announced between Israel and the UAE.
For years, people familiar with Bible prophecy wondered how the Antichrist could possibly end the antagonism between Israel and its Muslim neighbors.
Israel and the UAE agreed to full normalization of relations in a phone call with US President Donald Trump on Thursday, marking the first peace treaty between Israel and an Arab country in 25 years.
Like their American counterparts, the Israeli demonstrations are massively and sympathetically covered by the media.
Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best said "It is a fact that there are groups and individuals that are intent on destruction in our city."
The Lebanese government is reportedly about to resign amid mounting anger over last Tuesday's explosion in Beirut that killed more than 200 people.
The world changes. Sometimes it changes quickly.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is saying that he fully supports China's right to hold more than one million Muslims in re-education camps.
To prevent Western economic and military penetration, the Kremlin has deliberately fomented various separatist conflicts. However, its long-term vision for the separatist regions is becoming increasingly unrealistic.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah threatened in the past to destroy Israel by causing a massive explosion in the port of Haifa using ammonia tanks that he said would be like a “nuclear” explosion.
Activists burned a stack of Bibles in front of the federal courthouse in Portland Friday night. A statue of Jesus was beheaded recently at a Miami church.
Four short years ago, we mostly assumed the best of our fellow Americans and the best of our country's ideals. No longer. The counterculture has become the culture – and that is both a tragedy and a travesty.
A massive explosion rocked Beirut, Lebanon, with the force of an earthquake followed by a shock wave that devastated much of the city and probably caused hundreds of casualties.
Fires were set by rioters in front of a federal courthouse on Friday night in Portland, Oregon, as the city entered its 65th consecutive day of protests.
IDF soldiers identify terrorists placing explosives near border fence. IDF forces and IDF aircraft fire at the terrorists.
Iran said it has detained a leader of a little-known California-based opposition group for allegedly planning a 2008 attack on a mosque that killed 14 people and wounded over 200.
The US signed a deal with the Taliban to end the war in Afghanistan – predicated on the notion that the insurgent group would not offer safe haven to Al Qaeda.
Confusion and contention seem to be everywhere. Across the media, chaos reigns. In April and May, optimism was high that the pandemic would fade during summer. But it did not.
Jesus is one of Israel’s own. He was born in Israel. He lived in Israel. And on Passover in Israel (Nisan 14), Jesus gave His life on the cross for the sins of the world.
While some fear the breakdown of the Palestinian Authority, former senior US officials say that Israel should promote its end so that a new generation of leaders can take over.
Hatem Qafisheh, a senior Hamas official from Hebron, claimed that he and other Hamas representatives were warned by their Israeli interrogators not to strike any deal with Fatah.
The incident appears to have been triggered by a Hezbollah terrorist squad that had attempted to stage a cross-border attack. IDF troops managed to thwart the attack and fired at the squad.
Demonstrators squared off against federal agents outside a courthouse in Portland, Oregon, forcing police in Seattle to retreat into a station house and setting fire to vehicles in California and Virginia.
Three federal agents who were sent to Portland, Ore., to try to help quell the city’s violent protests were “likely left permanently blinded” from clashes, White House officials said Friday.
Since the 1990s, the dominant view in Israel’s national security community has been that Israel’s top priority in relation to the Palestinians is to maintain the stability of their leadership.
An American Bible Society report shows that Scripture engagement has fallen during the coronavirus pandemic. Scripture engagement is directly tied to in-person church participation.
Beijing used that consulate for highly aggressive espionage efforts against US intellectual property and American citizens of Chinese ancestry.
What the world needs now is a renewed understanding of the most famous verse in the Bible.
2020 will be remembered as the year a deadly invasion struck planet earth.
One account showed Hezbollah driving a car toward the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem, a common style iconography, suggesting the liberation of Jerusalem from Israel.
Chinese ambassador to the UK struggled to explain footage of blindfolded, shaven Uighur Muslims being escorted by soldiers on to trains.
Protesters broke into a building, set it on fire and started dumpster fires late Saturday night in Oregon's largest city, police said, as demonstrations that have been taking place since the death of George Floyd.
Lewis was brutally beaten, unjustly jailed and almost killed in the struggle to end segregation and win the right to vote for Black Americans.
Iranian police said they forcefully dispersed a protest by a crowd chanting “norm-breaking” slogans over economic hardships.
Where does this viewing of history through the prism of modern-day feelings end?
Genesis 6:11 tells us that in the time of Noah, “The earth was corrupt in the sight of God, and the earth was filled with violence.”
Iranian news agency doesn’t say what started the blaze in Bushehr, the province housing the Islamic Republic’s only nuclear plant.
The US resettled 18,462 Christians in 2015. That number slipped to just 4,112 in 2018.
The new coronavirus pandemic raging around the globe will worsen if countries fail to adhere to strict healthcare precautions.
New agreement would clear the way for billions of dollars of Chinese investments in Iranian energy and other sectors.
Iran has suffered setbacks to its nuclear program due to recent mysterious explosions and the regime has been reticent to blame Israel directly.
Goya Foods CEO Bob Unanue visited the White House and participated in an event bolstering Hispanic prosperity.
Why, in fact, do only some Black lives matter to these groups' supporters, rather than all?
The Supreme Court issued a ruling today upholding a pro-life order from President Trump that protected the Little Sisters of the Poor from being force to pay for abortion-causing drugs under their health insurance plan.
Last week, the WHO walked back its claim it had received a warning about coronavirus from the Chinese government, and on Monday, the US accused the organization of allowing COVID-19 to spin "out of control" at the cost of "many lives."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu needn’t take heed of the “friendly advice” from British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Since 2017, Johnson demonstrated amply that he is no great friend of Israel, or of anyone else.
‘We can no longer disrupt the chain of infection,’ warns Prof. Eli Waxman, adding that if serious steps aren’t taken this week, ‘within two weeks we’ll have to impose a lockdown’.
Tehran has triggered the “dispute mechanism” built into the 2015 Iran nuclear deal over compliance issues with France, Germany and the United Kingdom, which could be the first step toward dissolution of the deal.
The plot thickened on Thursday afternoon hours after a building at a nuclear facility looked to have blown up in Iran.
Cases are growing by 5% or more, based on the change in average new cases compared with last week, in 40 states across the country, including California, Florida, Louisiana, Texas and Nevada.
America is awash in spirituality. Yet spiritual hunger continues to grow exponentially.
Russians voted by a landslide to pass constitutional changes that will allow Vladimir Putin to run for president twice more, potentially extending his rule until 2036.
A strain of swine flu that scientists fear has the potential to become a pandemic in humans has been identified in China.
The Supreme Court struck down a Louisiana pro-life law today that saves babies from abortion and protects women’s health thanks to Chief Justice John Roberts.
Kim was not seen for nearly three weeks in April and there were some reports that the despot had died or was gravely ill following heart surgery.
Israel’s planned annexation of West Bank settlements and the Jordan Valley is considered a declaration of war, according to Hamas, the group in control of the Gaza Strip.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said his agency is "looking carefully" at the possibility foreign agents have involved themselves or influenced the riots.
In recent years, Israel has been depicted in the media as a rogue state, flaunting international law by allowing Jewish settlements in Judea and Samaria. But that simply isn’t true.
“All murals and stained glass windows of white Jesus, and his European mother, and their white friends should also come down. They are a gross form of white supremacy. Created as tools of oppression. Racist propaganda. They should all come down.” Shaun King, the far-left activist, tweeted
In Luke 21:28, Jesus said, “When these things begin to take place, straighten up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near.”
North Korea’s embassy in Moscow has threatened to use its nation’s nuclear weapons against the United States in what they claim would be “a particularly sensational event."
The world saw the largest daily increases yet in coronavirus cases over the weekend. Despite clear progress in containing the virus in some regions, the number of new cases has soared globally in recent days.
The making of a father. Sounds simple, right? Have a baby and you are a father, right? The Bible has many examples of real fathers, their strengths and weaknesses, and their trust in God.
The World Health Organization said the previous day saw the most new cases reported to the group in a single day so far. "The pandemic is accelerating," WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said at a press briefing.
In TV's The Man in the High Castle, which presents an alternative 1963 America occupied by victorious Axis powers. It's just a TV show. But then you change the channel and see the news. Back in our world, Year Zero's been in progress for decades.
"We will not stop until Assad and his regime stop their needless, brutal war against the Syrian people and the Syrian government agrees to a political solution to the conflict," US Secretary of State says.
This last May 29 was the 567th-year anniversary of the Islamic conquest of Constantinople, one of ancient Christianity’s greatest capitals that for the previous seven centuries had, as Europe’s easternmost bulwark, withstood Islam.
Iran has blended its weapons production activities into Syrian military installations, and tried to set up terror cells on the Syrian border with Israel for conducting future cross-border raids.
China reported on Sunday that the country had 57 new confirmed cases of coronavirus as of midnight on Saturday — the highest number of infections it has reported in two months.
The Seattle police say their calls for service have tripled in the occupied area — including 911 calls for rape, robbery, “and all sorts of violent acts that have been occurring in the area that we’re not able to get to.”
“Even a slim ray of optimism for peace and prosperity on the Korean Peninsula has faded away into a dark nightmare,” North Korean foreign minister Ri Son-gwon said on Friday.
The White House accuses international court of pursuing politically motivated probes of US and allies. Israeli lawmakers say move against ICC proves US president a great friend of Israel.
The infiltration of Jew-hatred not related to anything Jewish or Israeli has been a frequent occurrence in Western mass protests in past decades.
How should followers of Jesus respond to a world that for months has been locked down by a disease, and is now being ripped apart in a torrent of violence and accusation?
This year, planet earth has been taking a stroll through Matthew 24.
Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammed Shtayyeh said that If Israel annexes part of the West Bank, the Palestinians will unilaterally declare a state based on the pre-1967 lines.
Atrocities that have been committed against religious people and institutions reflect the hatred for all things relating to the Almighty. But thankfully, people who have the gift of knowledge that flows from the Spirit know the truth.
Iran may be preparing for conflict with Israel in Syria and no longer will accept Israeli airstrikes on its warehouses without a response, a report over the weekend suggested.
Scripture talks about this chaos in Ephesians 2:2b (NIV): "the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient."
Iran has continued to increase its stockpiles of enriched uranium and remains in violation of its deal with world powers.
The sheer number of incidents from New York City to Los Angeles make it clear that the Black Lives Matter and Antifa riots displayed a nationwide pattern of targeting houses of worship.
Many foreign journalists seem to see the conflict along the lines of "good guys (Palestinians) versus bad guys (Israel)." They wake up every morning and search for any story that reflects badly on Israel.
“I’m not over here blowing up stuff,” he said in response to the riots. “What are y’all doing? You’re doing nothing. That’s not going to bring my brother back,” he said.
The failed Iranian cyberattack on a minor water facility in Israel in early April sought to poison the water supply delivered to hundreds of thousands on homes in the greater Tel Aviv area.
The presidential tweets followed earlier statements by Trump and Attorney General William Barr that anti-fascist organizers and anarchists as culprits behind the nationwide mayhem.
Georgia’s governor declared a state of emergency early Saturday to activate the state National Guard as violence flared in Atlanta and cities nationwide following the death of George Floyd.
He pointed to China’s cover-up of the severity of COVID-19, costing thousands of lives worldwide. President Trump condemned the WHO’s complicity with China’s negligence, and elected to cut US ties with the organization.
Whatever their motivation, gay activists have certainly been targeting your children for many years. Now, that incredibly gifted animation studio, Pixar, is joining in the culture wars.
The current worldwide pandemic has frightened some to the point of paralysis.
For years, I have warned about a coming era of plagues and pestilence.
Secretary of State of Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous from mainland China and no longer deserves special treatment under U.S. law as it did while still under British law before July 1997.
Research centers working on a vaccine for the novel coronavirus were targeted by a cyberattack. The attacks attempted and failed to damage the vaccine development process, but did not attempt to steal information.
Our military is strong and vital. Yet there is a peace that even our great military cannot produce; the peace that passes all comprehension that will guard your heart and mind in Christ Jesus.
One was a 94-year-old veteran of World War II who was the first of his 11 brothers to enlist in the military. One was a Vietnam veteran who lost his leg overseas and was always touched when people thanked him for his service. Another was drafted into the military at 18 and won a Purple Heart.
The species of grasshopper have a big appetite for teff, wheat and sorghum and as they sweep across parts of Africa, South Asia and the Middle East. They’re threatening famine while these areas continue to fight against the highly contagious respiratory virus.
President Trump warned governors that if they don't reopen houses of worship "right now," he will "override" them. "Some governors have deemed liquor stores and abortion clinics as essential, but have left out churches and other houses of worship. It's not right."
Investigators found cans of spray paint on the ground with graffiti on the pavement of the church parking lot. The graffiti in the parking lot reads: “Bet you stay home now you hypokrits (sic).”
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas has declared an end to all peace agreements and understandings with Israel and the US — including the landmark 1993 Oslo agreement — because of the Jewish state’s plans to annex settlements in the West Bank.
There is a landmine on the road to Israeli sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria. It must be defused before it blows up Israel’s efforts to secure its national interests and takes President Donald Trump’s peace plan, and U.S.-Israel relations, along with it.
Many feel that Israel’s withdrawal from the security belt was the right decision. But as the anniversary of the IDF’s withdrawal from southern Lebanon approaches, the border between Israel and Lebanon is quiet but tense.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented his new unity government to the Knesset on Sunday, ending more than a year of political deadlock. The power-sharing deal envisions a rotating premiership in 18 months.
Jordan has been lobbying the EU to take 'practical steps' to make sure annexation doesn’t happen but member countries appear too divided to take any major action, such as imposing sanctions.
Both the U.S. and Israel have chosen wisely not to join the ICC, thus avoiding the danger of their military personnel being scrutinized by a straightforwardly politicized international body.
Israel will finally have a new government ending nearly 18 months of political chaos after Benjamin Netanyahu formally wrote President Reuven Rivlin and outgoing Knesset Speaker Benny Gantz informing them that he had built a governing coalition.
Things are looking bleak for the Islamic republic these days as their plan to use Syria as a forward operating base unravels.
Exactly one hundred years ago, in April, 1920, marked the opening shot of the Arab Israeli conflict.
Strength. When you think of that word, what comes to mind?
Israeli doctors and scientists look back at how the country has handled COVID-19 and predict what might happen next.
One year ago this month, we launched a new television program, Hal Lindsey Presents. And what a year it has been!
In all of history, only at the end of World War II did the world order change shape as rapidly as it is changing right now.
Just as the plagues in Egypt were intended to cause Pharaoh to let God's people go, this plague is the first big sign (9/11 didn't do it) to stir the church, the nation and even the world toward humility, repentance and a wholehearted (very important word) turning to God.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin tasked Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Thursday with forming the 35th government of Israel, after a majority of Knesset members endorsed Netanyahu for an additional term as premier.
Scientists at the Israel Institute for Biological Research said they had isolated a key coronavirus antibody and developed a “monoclonal neutralising antibody” that “can neutralise” the coronavirus “inside carriers’ bodies.”
The coronavirus that emerged in Wuhan, China, over four months ago has since mutated and the new, dominant strain spreading across the U.S. appears to be even more contagious, according to a new study.
An internal Chinese report warns that Beijing faces a rising wave of hostility in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak that could tip relations with the US into confrontation, concluding that global anti-China sentiment is at its highest since the 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.
China refrained from telling the World Health Organization that the virus “was a contagion” for most of January to gather an increase of supplies like face masks, surgical gowns and gloves from overseas.
A damning dossier leaked from the “Five Eyes” intelligence alliance claims that China lied to the world about human-to-human transmission of the virus, disappeared whistleblowers and refused to hand over virus samples so the West could make a vaccine.
After weeks of intense speculation about the health of Kim Jong Un, state news agency KCNA said on Saturday the North Korean leader attended the completion of a fertilizer plant north of Pyongyang, the first report of his appearance since April 11.
"Are we younger, more hygienic, less kissy? No. We have great doctors and nurses, but so do other countries. And we’ve made many mistakes. So how has Israel kept a lid on the virus?"
"As we have made consistently clear, we are prepared to recognize Israeli actions to extend Israeli sovereignty and the application of Israeli law to areas of the West Bank that the vision foresees as being part of the State of Israel."
A suspected Islamic terrorist who was arrested in Paris on Monday after crushing two police officers with his car has said that he carried out the action for Palestine. The attacker claimed allegiance to Islamic State.
“San Remo recognized a fundamental truth. The Jewish people are not foreign colonialists in the land of our forefathers. The land of Israel is our ancestral homeland," said Netanyahu.
A successor may be more deft in reaching out to foreign countries, as Kim Jong Un was [as opposed to his predecessors]. But the underlying objectives and policies would remain constant. Even a stable North Korea will remain a threat.
Kim Jong Un is in a “vegetative state” after he underwent heart surgery earlier this month, a Japanese magazine says. The magazine claims that Kim clutched his chest and fell to the ground on a visit to the countryside earlier this month.
The commander of Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) air arm has claimed his troops were ready to attack hundreds of additional American targets if January's limited exchange of fire escalated into a wider conflict.
You may be feeling many things. But surprise is not one of them.
United States intelligence officials reportedly believe Chinese agents used social media and text messages in March to help fan the flames surrounding the coronavirus panic.
The world is at risk of widespread famines "of biblical proportions" caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the UN has warned. A report estimates that the number suffering from hunger could go from 135 million to more than 250 million.
The U.S. government has extensive contingency plans in place for an eventual death of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that factor in expectations of a mass-scale humanitarian crisis inside the country,
An individual illness is a trial, but a worldwide pandemic is of a different order and could be God’s judgment, especially as reasons abound why He would test or judge the world, particularly America.
Against IDF soldiers, PA Prime Minister Mohamad Shtayyeh alleged, “We have heard testimony that some soldiers are trying to spread the virus through the door handles of cars. It is a case of racism and hatred by people who hope for the death of the other. We will add this to the list of crimes they’ve committed.”
An article last week told about a man whose family was suffering physically and financially from the COVID-19 coronavirus.
The historic spread of desert locusts that has left tens of millions in danger of food insecurity in East Africa is expected to get 20 times worse as the UN predicts a dramatic increase in swarms throughout Africa and the Middle East in the coming months.
Islamic terrorism is dependent on a handful of ‘backer’ countries, on couriers and training camps, and the coronavirus risks making the entire network of Islamic terrorism into a pandemic vector.
Though not as a bioweapon but as part of China's attempt to demonstrate that its efforts to identify and combat viruses are equal to or greater than the capabilities of the US.
To this day, the Chinese government is lying. Those who have critical information have either disappeared or are known to be in jail. Those who are fortunate enough to have avoided both of those outcomes, so far, are censored.
"Today I'm instructing my administration to halt funding of the World Health Organization while a review is conducted to assess the World Health Organization's role in severely mismanaging and covering up the spread of the coronavirus.
During this pandemic, Christians who believe in the power that is released from heaven through prayer have been interceding on a daily basis for the people and the country they love and for the political leadership of our nation.
Because of the coronavirus pandemic, the world is in a truly precarious place as Christians around the globe celebrate and remember Jesus’ death and resurrection.
Tragedies raise many questions about the nature of our security, about our fear of the uncontrollable, and especially about the character of God.
A Planned Parenthood board member suggests that abortion is not only equal to but more imporant than the countless legitimate medical procedures that have been put on hold.
The poll of 1,000 evangelical and historically black church pastors found that 97 percent believe that Jesus will “literally and personally return to Earth again."
Because Jesus rose from the dead, those who have received Him need no longer fear death… or even an extremely difficult week. He is Risen! He is Risen Indeed!
Five states that are prohibiting nonessential medical procedures during the novel coronavirus health crisis have included abortion among these nonessential procedures.
In reality, they’re foolishly refuting a claim that no one is making.
The novel coronavirus pandemic is the “result” of sin that exists in a “fallen world” that has “turned its back on God.”
How can your fortunes swing so rapidly, from triumph to tragedy and then to triumph again?
Anti-Semitism has plagued French society for centuries, flaring up in times of crisis — especially during epidemics.
The Iranian people's trust in its government is at an all-time low.
People are finally listening to early claims that the COVID-19 virus came from an experimental lab, located in Wuhan, not from an infected animal being sold at a seafood market.
Christians should always remember the Source of our strength and power.
In John 16:33, Jesus said, “In the world you have tribulation, but take courage; I have overcome the world.”
President Trump said Wednesday that Iran is planning a "sneak attack" on U.S. troops or "assets" in Iraq, warning the country will pay a "heavy price" if this happens.
Is this COVID-19 outbreak God's way of humbling us? Could it be His way of getting our attention so that we're thinking of others and not only about ourselves?
Why is Iran the flaming epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic in the Middle East?
'I believe the Lord is graciously stripping away unnecessary things from the church and is preparing to reveal the true sons and daughters of God that we read about in Romans 8:19.'
Reports indicate that Iran, the US and Iranian proxies are all preparing for a conflict in Iraq after a year of rising tensions, rocket attacks and airstrikes.
Millions could die and health systems could be overwhelmed. To mitigate the disaster, new measures would need to go into place immediately and last for months before being relaxed. Life would never be the same.
Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz is set to partner Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a unity government, serving initially as foreign minister but then taking over from Netanyahu as prime minister in September 2021.
Clearly, God does not want us to be afraid. In fact, He commands us not to fear.
It's like telling a patient on life support that he must sign off on gender-neutral restrooms before we agree to connect his ventilator.
The US could soon become the epicenter of the coronavirus pandemic, the World Health Organization warned Tuesday. A WHO spokeswoman, Margaret Harris, noted that there had been a "very large acceleration" in cases in the US in recent days.
As I've watched the entire world come to a screeching halt because of the coronavirus, two things in particular have become crystal clear. 1) The devil's ministry has been put on full display. 2) The time has come for Christians to put their money where their mouth is.
Sources in Hamas-controlled Gaza have warned Egypt and Qatar that if they don’t get their money, they will send half of Israel into bomb shelters and increase the number of patients with Coronavirus.
I don’t mean casual prayer. I am talking about fervent, storm-the-gates-of-Heaven type of prayer that calls out to God in desperation and urgency. We need God in America today. We need him to eradicate what President Trump has called, “An invisible enemy”.
Palestinian leaders seem to believe that there is a connection between the peace plan, also known as the Deal of the Century, and the coronavirus pandemic. According to these leaders, Israel is taking advantage of the health crisis to implement the Trump plan and build new housing units for Jews in the West Bank.
Israeli scientists are on the cusp of developing the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. If all goes as planned, the vaccine could be ready within a few weeks and available in 90 days.
Ever wonder what the last days of this age will look like? Well… look around.
It is true that God is a righteous Judge who will one day pour out His wrath on a rebellious world. But the overwhelming emphasis of Scripture is not on the wrath of God but rather on His mercy.
In times of panic, people need to gather. In times of sudden uncertainty, people flock to church. And they like being together. Social distancing is necessary right now, but the Scriptures tell us that the very first thing God says is that it's bad is for us to be "left alone" (Gen. 2:18)
“Globalization actually destroys space and pulverizes distances: today the key to escaping the epidemic is social distance, the isolation of the individual. The quarantine is diametrically opposed to the “open society” hoped for by George Soros.
A new report out of Beijing suggests the first confirmed case of the coronavirus can be traced back to mid-November, a month earlier than the Chinese government has claimed it knew about it.
"Great earthquakes will occur in various places, and there will be famines and pestilence. And there will be terrors and great signs from heaven. ... When these things begin to happen, look up and lift up your heads, for your redemption is drawing near" (Luke 21:11, 28).
The US military launched retaliatory airstrikes targeting an Iranian-backed militia in Iraq on Thursday.
The COVID-19 viral disease that has swept into at least 114 countries and killed more than 4,000 people is now officially a pandemic, the World Health Organization announced Wednesday.
The novel coronavirus known as COVID-19 scares people the world over. But it is not the only thing people are afraid of.
Russian President Vladimir Putin has not ruled out running for president again beyond 2024, when his term ends. Mr Putin, 67, could potentially stay in power until 2036, by winning two more six-year terms. The former Soviet KGB officer has been in power for 20 years.
Regarded by Tehran as a key tool with which to penetrate and ultimately conquer the Arab world, the Shi'ite crescent is fast becoming a boomerang, spreading the epidemic out of and back into Iran.
Islamists pelted campaigners with stones, shoes and sticks as they marched through Pakistan’s capital on Sunday to mark International Women’s Day.
Despite a refusal by the Palestinians to be involved in any negotiations and a lack of government in Israel, US President Donald Trump's administration will push forward with the "Deal of the Century" peace plan, including giving White House approval to Israeli annexation.
The large swarms of desert locusts that have invaded much of east Africa and the Arabian peninsula have now entered southern Iran, leading government officials to state that they can only handle the swarms with the use of pesticides. The density of locusts in the swarms is so high that a 10 to 15-centimeter layer of dead locusts forms on the ground after spraying pesticides.
Even by Vladimir Putin's standards for embarrassing his foreign counterparts, his treatment of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday was a spectacle — and not a good one for the Turkish president. Erdogan might have been expected to take a tough stance with the Russian leader. Or at least a harder line than his submissiveness of past.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Blue and White leader Benny Gantz of trying to steal Monday's election on Wednesday after Gantz began efforts to pass a law that would prevent an indicted MK from forming a government.
Today the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments about Louisiana’s 2014 Unsafe Abortion Protection Act. As Louisiana Right to Life put it succinctly, “It is time the Supreme Court ends loopholes for abortion businesses!”
With two deaths confirmed in the U.S. and scientists warning the new coronavirus could already have spread much more widely than believed in one state.
The coronavirus reportedly might have gone unreported and undetected for six weeks in Washington state, where a nursing home has multiple cases.
America’s longest war finally has an end in sight.
Iran’s Vice President for Women and Family Affairs becomes latest victim of COVID-19 pandemic.
The locust upsurge affecting East Africa is a graphic and shocking reminder of this region's vulnerability.
The Bible talks about a time when disease epidemics, (Matthew 24:7), will run rampant and masses of people will be affected.
The passion in politics has turned water coolers into battlefields and kitchen tables into warzones.
Americans should prepare for community spread of the new coronavirus, with families sitting down and explaining that there could very well be a rapid, sudden increase in the number of patients, a top federal health official said.
People are trying to prepare for what they think may be coming by turning to an ancient evil — Satan.
The number of new coronavirus cases surged to more than 800 in South Korea on Monday while officials in Italy and Iran struggled to contain outbreaks there. There are more than 79,500 people are infected worldwide.
The IDF began attacking terror targets in the Gaza Strip in response to over 21 rockets were fired towards southern Israel communities on Sunday in several rocket barrages after Hamas and Islamic Jihad threatened to avenge the death of a terrorist.
Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and IDF Southern Command Maj.-Gen. Herzi Halevi met with top Qatari officials during the first week of February in order to work on a deal with Hamas.
The United Nations has said that each swarm – made up of 150 million of the insects – can consume as much vegetation as 35,000 humans.
The shooter who murdered 10 people in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday was a far-right extremist who reportedly said he wanted to exterminate people from Asia, North Africa and Israel.
Exodus 10:12-15 reads: "And the Lord said to Moses, 'Stretch out your hand over Egypt so that locusts swarm over the land and devour everything growing in the fields, everything left by the hail'. "So Moses stretched out his staff over Egypt, and the Lord made an east wind blow across the land all that day and all that night.
Daily increases of about 2,000 cases have largely been the norm for the new coronavirus, named COVID-19, but on Monday the WHO reported a massive spike of nearly 20,000 cases.
Shortly after Iranian Major General Qassem Soleimani was killed in a U.S. drone strike in Iraq, the Tehran-backed Lebanese organization Hezbollah urgently met with Iraqi militia leaders, seeking to unite them in the face of a huge void left by their powerful mentor’s death
Chinese officials have confiscated Bibles from churches and threatened fines as part of an intensified crackdown on Christianity and an effort to eradicate “illegal publications.”
President Donald Trump's peace plan creates, for the very first time, an opportunity for Israel to shape reality in Judea and Samaria in a way that serves its national security interests.
The UN Human Rights Council’s release Wednesday of its blacklist of companies with financial ties and business relations with Israeli Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria is a reminder of Israel’s vulnerability and the vulnerability of Jews worldwide.
The move comes on the heels of Donald Trump’s demonstrating no inclination to engage in a preventative war with Iran or making any preparations for such a massive and complex operation.
When a person or a nation runs from God, that person or nation may think they are running toward atheism. But it doesn’t work out that way.
Even the casual observer would have to acknowledge that those running the major networks and the NFL have abandoned Judeo-Christian values and are quickly going the way of Canada and Europe in their hostility toward traditional religious beliefs.
China reported its highest daily coronavirus death toll Tuesday, the 103 additional fatalities pushing the total past 1,000 and providing a somber warning that the epidemic represents "a very grave threat to the rest of the world."
Last week, President Trump announced his long-awaited peace plan.
If you are a good, committed cultural Marxist and your mission is to help dismantle the cultural, economic, and power structures in the capitalist West from within, how do you undertake such a grand task?
A Wall Street firm has directed employees, when introducing themselves to each other, to offer up their own gender identity pronouns, all in order to show respect for all whose identity does not align with their sex. They also appear unwilling to respect truth, transparency, science, and common sense.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is planning a “diplomatic intifada” against the United States in response to the peace plan put forth last month by President Donald Trump.
Jared Kushner has said that it would be best to wait until after the election to begin applying Israeli sovereignty to areas in Judea and Samaria. Under normal circumstances, he would be right.
The Israeli army has reinforced troops after three attacks against IDF troops in less than 15 hours as violence continued in the West Bank in response to the release of US Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century” last week.
Jesus said that the last days would be marked by pestilences.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that Trump's peace plan is to the detriment of America and Palestinians should confront the deal by forcing Israelis and Americans out through jihad.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to backtrack from plans to annex West Bank settlements this week when he told the crowd at a Likud rally in Beit Shemesh on Tuesday night he would exercise sovereignty over all settlements only after the March 2 election.
Evangelist Franklin Graham noted that he did not expect the world to act like the church, but the nation nevertheless should have the decency to protect children during prime time television.
A gas line between Israel and Egypt in the northern Sinai Peninsula was attacked by unidentified attackers on Sunday night. The attack comes only a week after an ISIS official called on militants to attack Israeli targets.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said he was cutting all ties, including security coordination, with both Israel and the US, in a lengthy speech delivered at an Arab League meeting in Egypt’s capital denouncing the new White House plan for ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
You mean the Palestinians lose if they don’t agree to peace? Unannounced, tears began flowing out of my eyes. 'Are those tears of happiness or sadness?' Friedman asked, concerned. For several moments, I couldn’t speak. Finally, I said, I feel like I need to take off my shoes. I’m witnessing a miracle.
Predictably enough, the Palestinians and their supporters are enraged. The way they have expressed that rage is a new indication of why all peace plans up to now have failed, and why all future plans are doomed to fail.
Israeli prime minister reiterates his support for newly unveiled peace plan: "This is the opportunity of a lifetime for Israel, for the Palestinians and for peace." Defense minister Bennett echoes Netanyahu: "Last night history knocked on the door."
"Today Israel takes a big step towards peace," Trump said at the start of his remarks. "Young people across the Middle East are ready for a more hopeful future, and governments throughout the region are realizing that terrorism and Islamic extremism are everyone's common enemy."
“The Bible talks about the land that the Jewish people are living on, the land which the Jew haters call ‘settlements’ and ‘illegal. What the president is saying is that America does not believe the Bible is illegal.”
Palestinian factions called for a “day of rage” for the day US President Donald Trump releases his long-awaited plan for Mideast peace.
Iran's Deputy Atomic Energy Organization Director posted a surprising report stating that it had passed 1,200 kg. of low level enriched uranium, enough for a nuclear bomb. It could be a major turning point.
Donald Trump made history by becoming the first sitting president to address the March for Life in person, telling hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers he was “proud to stand with you.”
Reports indicated that the plan would give Israel sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and all the settlements and formalize Israeli control over Jerusalem.
People should be happier than ever. But they’re not.
Welcoming a host of world leaders to his Jerusalem residence, Israel President Reuven Rivlin stressed the need to fight anti-Semitism and racism, warning them against meddling with the memory of the Holocaust.
An old issue is coming into new focus: the ways in which leftism and its kissing cousin, atheism, end up at violent odds with just about everything good that is America.
I hear people claim to live without sin, or mostly without sin. Is that you?
For a minute, forget politics. That’s not easy these days, but in this case it’s important to try.
Martin Luther King's daughter believes that, as Christ-followers on the celebration of her father's birthday, we should strive toward unity and the mountain top experience that her father is observing from above.
Trump's legal team said it was “a dangerous attack on the right of the American people to freely choose their president. This is a brazen and unlawful attempt to overturn the results of the 2016 election and interfere with the 2020 election, now just months away."
Two Muslim men drove their car into and stabbed to death two Russian police officers. An image of the two men posing with knives was later found on social media. Beneath it appeared the words, “love and hatred based on Tawhid!”
A small bomb on Tel Aviv would kill 84,000 instantly and wound 250,000, an interactive map shows. Residences within 4.3 miles of the blast would collapse. Anyone within 2 miles of the blast would be in extreme danger and without medical care, as many as 90% would be likely to die.
Dissolving Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's government and outlining major constitutional reforms, President Vladimir Putin moved to assert more explicitly his absolute control over Russian politics. This is Putin's clearest signal yet that he intends to continue as Russia's master for the long term.
If Iran continues its nuclear program at the rate it is now, it is estimated that Tehran will be capable of producing enough fissile material to make a nuclear bomb by this spring and a missile capable of carrying a nuclear bomb within the next two years.
It’s not just Trump Derangement Syndrome, but part of the outlook of much of the Western elite, which tends to assume that the West’s past sins are the root of all the world’s evils — and that any anti-Western regime, however oppressive, still has a fundamental legitimacy, and popularity.
Hassan Nasrallah, leader of the Hezbollah terror organization, threatened violence against the United States if it did not withdraw its troops from the Middle East, and said any future American attack on Iran would draw a retaliation against Israel.
Hundreds of Iranian protesters demanded Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei step down after Tehran admitted that its military had mistakenly shot down a Ukrainian plane, killing all 176 people on board.
This assassination was immediately praised by the Iranian people who had lost sons and daughters in the recent uprising. To them, the killing of Soleimani was a relief for murder of their children.
It’s unclear whether Iran mistakenly shot the plane down while it fired missiles into Iraq or whether the attack was intentional. What we do know is that at least two other planes originally routed through Iranian airspace during the missile strike had been told to turn around or were redirected.
US President Donald Trump spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu following an Iranian missile strike on US forces in Iraq. A brief statement said the two leaders discussed “critical bilateral and regional issues."
The year 2019 ends under darkening clouds. We often refer to the sky before a storm as “threatening.” That’s how things look as we transition from 2019 to 2020.
Australian law enforcement has arrested over 180 people for arson in connection with the nation’s raging bushfires, as alarmists try to pin the blazes on “climate change.”
For a few tense hours Monday, the United States appeared to have announced that American troops were pulling out of Baghdad after nearly 17 years. “Here’s the bottom line, this was a mistake,” Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said.
“To regime zealots, he embodied dogmatic dedication to Shiism and to fighting the U.S. and Israel. To regime critics, he was a pillar of oppression at home and threats and attacks on dissidents abroad.”
The Pentagon is sending 3,000 more US troops to the Middle East and the IDF is on high alert as Israel and the US brace for retaliatory military action from Tehran in the aftermath of Friday’s US targeted assassination of Iran’s military chief Qasem Soleimani.
"The fact is this: many Iranians do not see him as a hero and if you go to social media, that they are very happy. Why? Because they have been witnessing how the Revolutionary Guard killed people in the streets across Iran."
Israel’s political leaders made a grave mistake in heeding the counsel of our power-hungry jurists. Now that we know the truth, they must clear the decks and let political warriors fight the political war the ICC is waging against the country and its citizens.
One of the men leading the pro-Iranian rioters as they stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad was disturbingly familiar, having been a guest of former President Obama at the White House.
Shots fired as thousands of rioters break into US embassy in Baghdad, protesting recent US airstrikes against Iran-backed militia group. The US Ambassador to Iraq, Matthew Tueller, was evacuated from the American embassy.
He had antisemitic hate in his heart and a violent attack on his mind. The maniac accused of stabbing 5 Jewish men kept an antisemitic journal and googled “Why did Hitler hate the Jews” only weeks before he burst into a Hanukkah celebration with an 18-inch machete.
Hamas announced on Sunday that its security forces have arrested Palestinian Authority security officers on suspicion that they helped Israel assassinate senior Palestinian Islamic Jihad military commander Bahaa Abu al-Ata on November 12.
In 2009 Israel intercepted a shipment of rockets destined for Hezbollah. The crates of rockets were a similar 107mm type as were found near a base in Iraq where a US contractor was killed and several US forces injured on Friday.
ISIS released a video claiming to show the execution of 11 blindfolded Christian men in Nigeria, in what analysts say was a barbaric act that was clearly timed to coincide with Christmas.
Some folks who once joined in on the outrage against religion got woke instead and now aim their outrage at privilege, oppression, and perceived inequalities. It’s fair to say now that the New Atheist moment has ended. But what killed it?
This Christmas, Americans should be both thankful for a First Amendment that protects our holiday routines and more aware that, for others around the globe, claiming Christ as Messiah is fraught with danger.
Speaking at a meeting with top military brass, Putin said that for the first time in history Russia is now leading the world in developing an entire new class of weapons unlike in the past when it was catching up with the United States.
The battle against “fake news” has become a war on freedom of speech.
People sometimes make the mistake of believing that the arrival of Jesus on planet earth was out of the blue.
The arrest of Khalida Jarrar, who ran terror operations in the West Bank and is linked to the boycott movement against Israel, could spur further action by US authorities against BDS entities.
Israel fears the International Criminal Court’s decision to move forward with a potential investigation into crimes allegedly committed in the Palestinian territories by Israel will open up government officials and military personnel to prosecution on the global stage.
"Yes, my father Billy Graham founded Christianity Today; but no, he would not agree with their opinion piece," Graham wrote on Facebook. "In fact, he would be very disappointed."
The new Conservative government in the UK will stop local authorities from supporting the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel.
The New Yorker asked readers “Did an influx of Hasidic residents in the Greenville neighborhood of Jersey City spur two assailants to embark on a shooting spree that left six people dead?”
Calling their arguments “foolish,” Mike Pompeo sent a harsh letter to 106 Democratic members of the House saying that while they are “free to fixate on settlements as a barrier to peace,” they are simply wrong.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened that his country could shut down its Incirlik air base, which hosts US nuclear warheads, in response to threats of US sanctions.
Sanity and the fight against antisemitism won a resounding victory on Thursday after Boris Johnson trounced Jeremy Corbyn in the British general election. Corbyn’s loss was extremely important as the world sees a rise in antisemitism.
So Britain doesn’t, after all, want to be run by an antisemitic, terrorist-supporting Marxist and his gang of nasty, aggressive, intolerant, historically illiterate Social Justice Warriors.
Nikki Haley recently characterized a Canadian vote at the UN as “a deal with the devil.”
President Trump has ensured that universities and colleges that actively allow anti-Semitic activity will face consequences.
The gunmen in a furious firefight that left six people dead in Jersey City clearly targeted a Jewish market, fueling growing suspicions the bloodshed was an anti-Semitic attack.
Iran has begun building tunnels at its Imam Ali base in Syria, which is a key part of Iran’s infrastructure that links Iran via Iraq to Syria and Lebanon.
Leaked documents from China show how Beijing operates their widespread concentration camps where they reportedly have millions of Muslims and other minorities locked-up.
They believe is not our right to use the cheapest and most readily available energy and electricity, because they have decided this endangers the planet.
We continue to see the ill effects of “cancel culture” and safetyism, whether through student-led riots and intimidation efforts at colleges or the self-destructive interventionism of “bulldozer parenting.”
Does our economy serve our society, or does our society serve our economy, and by extension, those few who extract most of the economic benefits? It's a question worth asking.
The progressive discourse on immigration contradicts centuries of immigration history. And how they approach this debate is extremely revealing.
The Iranian government is shortening its nuclear breakout time -- the amount of time required to produce enough weapons-grade uranium for a single nuclear weapon.
Mexico’s new socialist president has taken a novel approach to crime fighting.
Any honest and objective appraisal of Islam’s historic jihad on the Christian world is eye-opening, to say the very least.
China has been hiding in plain sight, quietly arming Iran, buying its oil, boosting its economy and limiting the impact of US sanctions.
Benjamin Netanyahu is the best chance we have in our fight to save Israel from dismemberment at the hands of Benny Gantz and his band of Two-State Solution messianics.
The aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln moved into the Persian Gulf for the first time since it arrived in the region in May.
A man has been shot dead by police and several people were injured after a confirmed terror attack in London Bridge this afternoon.
Midlife mortality rates increased for all population groups, caused by “drug overdoses, alcohol abuse, suicides, and a diverse list of organ system diseases."
In America, it’s the season of Thanksgiving.
The Democratic Congresswoman is said to have passed information to Qatar, which was subsequently handed along to Iran.
I agree that impeachment hearings should be entered into somberly and prayerfully.
Four months before a swarm of drones and missiles crippled the world’s biggest oil processing facility in Saudi Arabia, Iranian security officials gathered at a heavily fortified compound in Tehran.
The corruption indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu raises the Palestinian people’s morale. The leader of the group that controls Gaza also said the indictment means more “resistance, both popular and armed.”
From Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to opposition leader Benny Gantz there was an immediate consensus supporting the Trump administration’s bold move to reject Barack Obama’s truth-impaired, hostile position on those communities.
Foreign Minister Israel Katz said "Israel is a lawful state and the presumption of innocence applies for every person, especially for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an Israeli patriot, who sacrificed and acted all his life for the security of the State of Israel and the strengthening of its position in the world."
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a public statement following Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit's announcement that the prime minister is indicted on counts of bribery, fraud and breach of trust.
Blue and White leader Benny Gantz returned the mandate to form the government to President Reuven Rivlin Wednesday evening, signalling the end of his attempts to form a coalition.
Pompeo’s statement Monday that Israeli settlements are not illegal per se is the most significant shift in US Middle East policy in the past generation. Jerusalem’s status as Israel’s capital has been a matter of US law since 1996.
At least 12 people have been killed in Iran since protests against fuel price rises erupted three days ago, officials have said, although reports suggest the number of dead is far higher. A statement said Iran's "sworn and evil enemies" had once again attempted to "sow discord".
Hezbollah is certainly the Islamic Republic of Iran’s most successful export. Could uprisings in Iraq and Lebanon, coupled with US sanctions, permanently impair Iran’s influence in the region?
Videos from across the country showed security forces firing tear gas, clashing protesters and also showed images of Iranian regime figures being burned and people angry that price hikes were allegedly being used to fund foreign wars.