Thursday, April 27, 2017

4/27/17

Golan tension: Pro-Iran troops move on Quneitra Early Thursday, April 26, a mixed Syrian-Iranian-Hizballah force embarked on a general offensive in southern Syria ready for a leap on Israel's Golan border.

Syria war: 'Israeli strike' hits military site near Damascus airport An Israeli missile strike has caused a large explosion and fire at a military site near Damascus international airport, Syrian state media report.

Russian spy ship sinks off Turkey after collision with freighter A Russian spy ship has sunk off the Turkish coast after being breached in a collision with a freighter, with all its crew rescued, the Turkish coastal authority says.

North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding SEOUL - A North Korean propaganda outlet Thursday released a video clip showing a simulated attack on the White House and declaring that "the enemy to be destroyed is in our sights."

Israel, US eyeing Trump visit on May 22-23 President's first official trip to take place immediately before Jerusalem Day, when Israel marks 50 years of city's reunification.

Israel may lose Europe in Jerusalem Sovereignty Battle at UNESCO The new text, which Israel has yet to see, would replace an initial draft from last month, which contests Israeli sovereignty over all of Jerusalem.

Israeli newspaper reports Trump will recognize entire Jerusalem as Israel's capital during trip US president won't, however, announce move of embassy from Tel Aviv, and will call for establishment of Palestinian state, Yedioth Ahronoth says.

Israel at 69 has 8,680,000 citizens, 43% of world Jewry Central Bureau of Statistics figures show number of residents increased by 1.9% in the past year, including 174,000 babies.

World Bible Quiz contestants 16 contestants reach final round of quiz: Four from Israel, three from the United States, two from Canada, and two from Mexico.

Israeli Defense Minister warns of Iranian Presence in Golan Heights Liberman is in Moscow for International Security Conference along with Defense Ministers from 24 other countries including Saudi Arabia, Syria and Iran.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

4/26/17


Senior Lawmakers Urge U.S. Engagement in Libya Senior lawmakers on Tuesday rejected President Donald Trump's declaration that the United States has "no role" in Libya.

North Korea tensions: US installs missile defence system in S Korea The US military has started installing a controversial missile defence system at a site in South Korea, amid high tensions over neighbouring North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions.

REPORT: White House, Jerusalem in talks on Trump visit to Israel in May The possible Israel visit is reportedly due to occur late next month, around the time the US president is slated to visit Europe.

Israeli cyber authority says it stopped 'major' hacking attack Details released by PM's office days after defense and intelligence heads reportedly slammed the contentious National Cyber Authority.

Pope faces criticism for seeking to mend ties with Islam in Egypt Security is a primary concern less than three weeks after 45 people were killed in ISIS-perpetrated attacks on Coptic Christian churches in Alexandria and Tanta on Palm Sunday.

Syrian government made Sarin used in Khan Sheikhoun, France says France says it has evidence showing the Syrian air force "undoubtedly" dropped bombs containing the nerve agent Sarin on a rebel-held town last month.

Turkey arrests 1,000 in raids targeting Gulen suspects Police have arrested 1,000 people alleged to have been part of a movement blamed for the failed 2016 coup.

"The Catholic Church...has become one of Islam's loudest boosters" In this excellent piece, George Neumayr refers to the rupture of relations between the Vatican and al-Azhar that took place during the time of Pope Benedict.

Turkey Bombs U.S.-Supported Kurds in Syria - at Least 18 Killed Early Tuesday morning, a wave of Turkish airstrikes reportedly struck a headquarters building used by the Kurdish YPG militia in northeastern Syria. The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 18 YPG fighters and media officials were killed in the attack.

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

4/25/17

Obama's Chickens Coming Home to Roost Democrats inherit the foreign policy crises of a thousand Republican presidential fathers, but the foreign policy crises inherited by incoming Republicans in the White House are always orphans.

Top IDF Officer: North Korea Tensions could impact Israel's security A top IDF officer disclosed on Tuesday how N.Korea could impact Israel's security, revealed new details about the standoff with Syria and pointed to the biggest threat facing the Jewish state.

Iran-Turkey co-op needed to defeat terrorism: official "Iran and Turkey have the might and capacity to battle terrorism and extremism in the region as well as across the world," said Mohsen Roohi-Sefat, the Foreign Minister deputy chief for political and international studies.

UNESCO head stresses Jewish link to Jerusalem UNESCO Director General Irina Bokova promises to defend the rightful links of all three monotheistic religions to Jerusalem.

UK risks being 'wiped off the map with nuclear counterstrike' - Russian senator The UK, which recently said it could launch a preemptive nuclear strike "in the most extreme circumstances," runs the risk of being "wiped off the face of the Earth," the deputy head of a Russian upper house committee said.

North Korea tensions: US submarine arrives in South Korea A US submarine has arrived in South Korea, amid worries of another North Korean missile or nuclear test.

Yemen aid summit seeks to pull nation from brink A pledging conference to raise funds for Yemen is taking place in Geneva on Tuesday, amidst what the UN describes as "the world's largest humanitarian crisis".

French investors take interest in Israel Conference to be attended by 250 senior French businessmen this week to promote French investments in Israel.

After Palm Sunday jihad massacres, Pope Francis to Egypt to reach out to Muslims "A main reason for the trip is to try to strengthen relations with the 1,000-year-old Azhar center that were cut by the Muslim side in 2011 over what it said were repeated insults of Islam by Francis's predecessor, Pope Benedict."

Islamic Republic of Iran arrests over 30 gay men, will subject them to "sodomy tests" "Under Sharia law in Iran, homosexuality is punishable by death."

Monday, April 24, 2017

4/24/17

Netanyahu: Allies could have saved 4 million Jews if they'd bombed death camps in 1942 In bitter Holocaust Remembrance Day speech citing new UN documents, PM castigates global indifference 75 years ago, says it persists today.

Mattis in Djibouti amid high Red Sea stakes US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrival in Djibouti Sunday, April 23 coincided with Egyptian President Abdul-Fatteh El-Sisi's landing in Riyadh.

Letter From Missing IDF Soldier Lt. Hadar Goldin Read on Holocaust Memorial Day Holocaust Memorial Day (Yom HaShoah), observed this year in Israel on April 24, is a day filled with mixed emotions.

French election: Hollande urges nation to back Macron and reject Le Pen President Francois Hollande has called on French voters to reject far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and back Emmanuel Macron to succeed him.

Germany is a hotbed of Iranian spy activity that targets Israel The German Interior Ministry notified a Left Party deputy last week that agents from Iran have been some of the most active spies in the Federal Republic between 2007 and 2017.

EU Officials vow to never forget along with 10,000 participants in March of the living Since 1988, more than 250,000 participants from 52 countries have marched down the 3-kilometer path connecting the Auschwitz and Birkenau death camps on Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Islamist Attacks on Holidays Nearly 50 people were murdered on Palm Sunday when Islamic State terrorists bombed two Coptic churches in an Easter celebration-nightmare.

Israel Remembers Tomorrow begins a week of memory and commemoration in Israel.

China's Xi urges restraint during Trump call as 'USS Carl Vinson' heads for Korean waters The Chinese president called for all sides to exercise restraint during a phone call with US leader Donald Trump on the issue of Pyongyang.

Iran, Russia Boost Military Ties Amid U.S. Action In Syria Iran and Russia are moving closer together in their military alliance, working to boost ties and coordination in Syria and elsewhere in the region following the U.S. decision to launch a military strike in Syria.

Saturday, April 22, 2017

4/22/17

Putin Sends Military to North Korean Border over Fears of Refugee Exodus  Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops, as well as military resources, to the country's border with North Korea over fears that war could trigger a wave of refugees out of the country. 

Mattis leaves Israel with unanswered questions  The Syrian shells exploding on the Golan were ringing in Israel's ears on Friday, April 21, when US Secretary of Defense James Mattis flew out after talks with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. 

Will Iran's Looming Election Provide a Glimpse Into the Islamic Republic's Future?  Iran is scheduled to hold its next presidential election May 19 with incumbent President Hassan Rouhani seeking a second four-year term. 

France: A Guide to the Presidential Elections  Voters in France will go to the polls on April 23 to choose the country's next president in a two-step process. The top two winners in the first round will compete in a run-off on May 7. 

What a war with North Korea would probably look like  Back in 2013 during the last major flare up between the U.S. and North Korea I wrote an extensive analysis on the North Korea wild card and how it could be used by globalists as a catalyst for international economic instability titled Will Globalists Use North Korea To Trigger Catastrophe? 

Armed Muslim Who Displayed Guns at Dakota Christian Conference Will Not be Charged  A Muslim man escorted out of a Christian Conference in South Dakota went out to the parking lot and filmed himself on Facebook Live, flashing multiple firearms, telling viewers they should be "terrified". 

Trump Administration Announces Iran Complying With Nuke Deal But Not Ready to Lift Sanctions  The Trump administration told Congress on Tuesday that Iran is complying with the terms of the nuclear deal, but they are launching a review to determine whether it is in America's security interests to lift the remaining sanctions. 

Trump Touts Le Pen As "Strongest" Candidate in French Presidential Race  In a new interview U.S. President Donald Trump has said that while he does not formally endorse anti-mass migration French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, she is the "strongest" on borders and security, ahead of Sunday's first round of voting in France. 

Paris Gunman Carried Note Defending Islamic State Terror Group  The Paris prosecutor says the Champs-Elysees attacker had a note defending the Islamic State group with him when he opened fire on police officers. 

Europe: Making Itself into the New Afghanistan?  Maastricht, in the Netherlands, is the picturesque city that gave its name to the famous treaty signed in 1992 by the twelve nations of the European Community at the time, and which paved the way for the foundation of today's European Union and the single currency, the euro.

Friday, April 21, 2017

4/21/17

What a war with North Korea would probably look like Back in 2013 during the last major flare up between the U.S. and North Korea I wrote an extensive analysis on the North Korea wild card and how it could be used by globalists as a catalyst for international economic instability titled Will Globalists Use North Korea To Trigger Catastrophe?

Trump Administration Tells Congress Iran Complying With Nuclear Agreement The Trump administration told Congress on Tuesday that Iran is complying with the terms of the nuclear deal, but they are launching a review to determine whether it is in America's security interests to lift the remaining sanctions.

Paris jihad cop killer had been jailed for 20 years for trying to kill police, but freed early "Freed to kill more police: Isis terrorist who shot dead policeman and wounded two others on the Champs-Elysees was jailed for 20 years for trying to kill officers."

Putin Sends Military to North Korean Border over Fears of Refugee Exodus Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered troops, as well as military resources, to the country's border with North Korea over fears that war could trigger a wave of refugees out of the country.

N. Korea threatens to 'reduce US to ashes' with 'super-mighty pre-emptive strike' North Korean state media has warned Washington of a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike" which would "reduce the US to ashes."

Uncertainty in Turkey The 51.4 percent of the Turkish voters that voted 'yes' for the proposed constitutional amendments in Sunday's referendum have changed Turkey from a secular democracy to a quasi-dictatorship dominated by one man, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Risk of 'Accidental' Nuclear War Growing, UN Research Group Says On Sept., 26, 1983, shortly after midnight, the Soviet Oko nuclear early warning system detected five missiles launched from the United States and headed toward Moscow.

Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu 'anytime' in Washington Palestinian Authority president says settlement building must stop before peace talks can resume.

Syria moves all its fighter jets to Russian base Syria has moved all its fighter aircraft to the Russian Hmeimim air base in Latakia three weeks after 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles knocked out one-fifth of its air force at the Shayrat base.

White House: Trump wants conflict ending Israeli-Palestinian Deal Abbas faces heavy competition that insist on over 95% of the West Bank and part of Jerusalem as its capital.

'With Syria in pieces, it's time to recognize Israel's annexation of the Golan' Deputy minister for diplomacy Michael Oren stresses that Israel sought peace before the 1967 Six Day War.

President Rivlin: Persecution of Mideast Christians 'A Stain on Humanity' Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the persecution of Middle East Christians is "a stain on humanity" during a meeting Wednesday with the head of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch and other Christian leaders.

Trump to Host Abbas May 3 at White House, Seeks 'Conflict-Ending' Deal President Donald Trump is set to host Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas May 3 at the White House as he seeks to forge an elusive peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Bill Gates warns terrorists could weaponize smallpox Microsoft founder Bill Gates has raised the alarm over a growing threat from bioterrorism, warning that that it could cause tens of millions of deaths.

Thursday, April 20, 2017

4/20/17

N. Korea threatens to 'reduce US to ashes' with 'super-mighty pre-emptive strike' North Korean state media has warned Washington of a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike" which would "reduce the US to ashes."

Uncertainty in Turkey The 51.4 percent of the Turkish voters that voted 'yes' for the proposed constitutional amendments in Sunday's referendum have changed Turkey from a secular democracy to a quasi-dictatorship dominated by one man, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Risk of 'Accidental' Nuclear War Growing, UN Research Group Says On Sept., 26, 1983, shortly after midnight, the Soviet Oko nuclear early warning system detected five missiles launched from the United States and headed toward Moscow.

Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu 'anytime' in Washington Palestinian Authority president says settlement building must stop before peace talks can resume.

Syria moves all its fighter jets to Russian base Syria has moved all its fighter aircraft to the Russian Hmeimim air base in Latakia three weeks after 59 US Tomahawk cruise missiles knocked out one-fifth of its air force at the Shayrat base.

White House: Trump wants conflict ending Israeli-Palestinian Deal Abbas faces heavy competition that insist on over 95% of the West Bank and part of Jerusalem as its capital.

'With Syria in pieces, it's time to recognize Israel's annexation of the Golan' Deputy minister for diplomacy Michael Oren stresses that Israel sought peace before the 1967 Six Day War.

President Rivlin: Persecution of Mideast Christians 'A Stain on Humanity' Israeli President Reuven Rivlin said the persecution of Middle East Christians is "a stain on humanity" during a meeting Wednesday with the head of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem, the Greek Orthodox Patriarch and other Christian leaders.

Trump to Host Abbas May 3 at White House, Seeks 'Conflict-Ending' Deal President Donald Trump is set to host Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas May 3 at the White House as he seeks to forge an elusive peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians.

Bill Gates warns terrorists could weaponize smallpox Microsoft founder Bill Gates has raised the alarm over a growing threat from bioterrorism, warning that that it could cause tens of millions of deaths.

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

4/19/17

Iran shows off newest long-range missiles at Army Day parade Iran has showcased its latest locally-developed anti-aircraft missiles together with S-300 air defense systems at an annual Army Day parade.

Erdogan Moves Closer to Making Turkey an Islamic State By a razor-thin margin, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan has won the referendum to expand exponentially the powers of his office.

Russia claims electronic warfare systems can defeat US (VERO BEACH, FL) The report was shown on Russia-1's Vesti news program on Friday April 15th and referenced technology alleged employed in 2014 against the USS Donald Cook in the Black Sea.

What North Korea Should Teach Us about Iran We failed to prevent North Korea from developing nuclear weapons.

Islamic State and al Qaeda in renewed talks to join forces Should this significant jihadist merger happen, it will mean double trouble, not just in Iraq and Syria, but also in expanded jihad missions globally.

How Israel is thinking outside the box to stop cyber terror Recognized as the fourth front, soldiers of the IDF's Cyber Defense Academy train for threats in a world with no rules.

Trump orders Iran nuclear deal review despite compliance Donald Trump has ordered a review of the Iran nuclear deal, even though it is complying with all its commitments.

North Korea tension: China 'seriously concerned' about nuclear threats China says it is seriously concerned about North Korean nuclear development, in the wake of a BBC interview with a top official from the North.

Why Is the US Still Funding Palestinian Terrorism? (At Least Close the PLO Office in Washington) Jamil Tamimi, 57, knew that if he committed an act of terror, he would be lionized by the Palestinian Authority (PA) and -- perhaps more importantly -- that, if he were killed or sent to prison, his family would be taken care of financially.

35% increase in Temple Mount visits Temple organizations sum up Passover with satisfaction and report dramatic increase in Temple Mount visitors.

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

4/18/17

EU's Brexit plans 'unchanged' by snap election announcement The European Union's Brexit plans remain unchanged by Theresa May's snap election announcement, the council representing EU leaders has said.

US Tomahawk cruise missiles for ISIS-Sinai HQ The US Mediterranean fleet is moving into position ready for a decision to launch Tomahawk cruise missiles for a crushing assault on the Islamic State's mountain strongholds in central Sinai.

The Exodus - Not What You Thought Israel Today has reported numerous times regarding Christian Palestinians who claim to be the true Israel.

Iran Unveils Home Made Stealth Fighter Jet: Hoax or Real? Iran's Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossien Dehghan on Saturday unveiled its new single-seat, twin-engine Qaher (Dominant) F-313, which is hailed as being able to land on short airstrips, has a low radar cross section that would allow it to remain effectively invisible to enemy radar.

Michael Oren: Palestinians were Six Day War's 'biggest winners' Marking 50 years since '67 conflict, deputy minister says it shaped Palestinian identity 'as we know it'; Israel working on 'diplomatic solution'.

Turkey referendum: EU urges Ankara to probe illegal vote claims The European Commission has called on Turkey to launch a "transparent investigation" into allegations of irregularities during the referendum giving the president sweeping powers.

Russia's new Arctic Trefoil military base unveiled with virtual tour Visitors to the Russian defence ministry website can now take a "virtual tour" of a new military base in a remote region of the Arctic.

EU, Iran sign nuclear safety deal, one more in coming weeks TEHRAN - Iran and the European Commission have signed a 2.5-million project for nuclear safety cooperation, the first ever under the framework of a 2015 international nuclear deal.

FBI investigating jihadis in all 50 states, jihadis plotting to strike in US "every single day" Yet the refusal to confront and assess their motivating ideology, and the misapprehension of what they're all about, continues, despite President Trump's repeated castigating of Obama and Hillary for refusing to name the enemy.

"EU leaders terrified" Turkey will soon send three million Muslim migrants to Europe EUROPE is preparing for another migrant crisis over fears Turkey's newly empowered President Erdogan will turn his back on the nation's long-awaited EU membership.

Monday, April 17, 2017

4/17/17

Turkey referendum: Erdogan dismisses criticism by monitors Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has criticised monitors who say the referendum campaign fell short of international standards.

Turkish opposition calls for referendum result to be annulled over unstamped ballots Turkish opposition figures have called for the results of Sunday's referendum granting new presidential powers to be annulled, citing unstamped ballots given to voters.

Pence: US era of strategic patience with North Korea over US Vice-President Mike Pence has said his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over.

Recep Tayyip Erdogan: Turkey's pugnacious president From humble beginnings Recep Tayyip Erdogan has grown into a political giant, reshaping Turkey more than any leader since Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the revered father of the modern republic.

North Korean missile launch possibly sabotaged An unidentified North Korean ballistic missile exploded seconds after it was launched Sunday, April 16, from a site near the port city of Sinpo.

Erdogan's Turkey Some guests were awoken by the gunshots, others by the buzzing of three Black Hawk helicopters.

Palestinians in Israeli jails hold mass hunger strike More than 1,000 Palestinians held in Israeli jails have begun a mass hunger strike against detention conditions.

Jews celebrate Passover on the Temple Mount Seventy-five Jews from Har Brakha visit Temple Mount on Sunday morning.

25,000 Jews celebrate Passover in the Patriarchs' city Visitors tour Hevron sites, walk through the ancient alleyways, and visit the ancient Kasbah neighborhood.

'Record-Breaking' Number of Migrants Crossing Mediterranean This Easter An "unprecedented" number of people tried to cross the Mediterranean over the Easter weekend this year, a migrant charity has said.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

4/15/17

North Korea 'ready for nuclear attack' amid show of force  North Korea has warned the US not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is "ready to hit back with nuclear attacks". 

Turkey referendum: Final campaigning ahead of landmark vote  The final day of campaigning is taking place in Turkey ahead of a referendum on whether to grant sweeping new powers to the president. 

Passover, Easter Tourism to Israel Breaks All Records  According to Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, March 2017 saw 293,000 tourist entries to Israel, a 22% increase over March 2016.

Syria chemical attack 'fabricated' - Assad  Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says reports of a chemical attack by his forces were "100% fabrication". 

Rephidim, Amalek then: Bir Gafgafa, ISIS now  They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.  

80,000 Gather at Western Wall to Receive Priestly Blessing  In a powerful display of the glory that once was the Jewish Temple, tens of thousands of worshipers gathered at the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday morning to receive the biannual Priestly Blessing from hundreds of Kohanim (men of the priestly caste). 

Palestinian woman:"Promised Land" = Land that "was promised to gather them [the Jews]in order to exterminate them by a divine decree"  When Fatah-run Awdah TV asked Palestinians about their views regarding US President Donald Trump's "rise to power", one woman explained that "Jews" mistakenly understand the term "the Promised Land" as "a promise to them," however, the real promise is that Allah will "gather" and "exterminate" them:.

PHOTOS: Jewish Priests Offer Paschal Lamb Just Hundreds of Meters From Temple Mount  After a court battle to gain police permission, the Sanhedrin held a full reenactment of the Passover sacrifice and Temple service Thursday evening in a manner reminiscent of the glory that was once the Temple.

Top ten countries for persecution of Christians: North Korea and nine Muslim countries  Why is this the case, and why is it the case year after year? Might it have something to do with these teachings? 

What is the historical evidence that Jesus Christ lived and died?  Today some claim that Jesus is just an idea, rather than a real historical figure, but there is a good deal of written evidence for his existence 2,000 years ago.

Friday, April 14, 2017

4/14/17

Morbid fascination or genuine distress? Google searches for 'World War 3' at record high An increasing number of people around the world seem to be preoccupied with thoughts of a global military conflict, as amid growing tensions in the international arena the number of web searches for 'World War 3' has hit the highest level ever.

Tehran, Moscow and Damascus say U.S. must respect Syria's 'sovereignty' Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Friday that Russia, Iran and Syria have insisted that the U.S. and its allies must respect Syria's sovereignty in line with international obligations.

80,000 Gather at Western Wall to Receive Priestly Blessing [PHOTOS] In a powerful display of the glory that once was the Jewish Temple, tens of thousands of worshipers gathered at the Kotel (Western Wall) in Jerusalem's Old City on Thursday morning to receive the biannual Priestly Blessing.

'Islamic terror attacking Jerusalem, like major cities around the world' As Jerusalem continues to reel from Friday's terror attack at the capital's light rail, Israeli politicians lament the increase in Islamic terrorism in Israel and across the globe.

China fears North Korea-US conflict 'at any moment' China has warned that "conflict could break out at any moment" as tension over North Korea increases.

Christians in Philippines nail themselves to crosses and furiously whip themselves as act of penitence in Good Friday ritual Cultures and peoples around the world are celebrating festivals of rebirth and renewal on Easter weekend.

MOAB strike: US bombing of IS in Afghanistan 'killed dozens' A US military strike with a weapon known as the "mother of all bombs", or MOAB, killed 36 Islamic State (IS) group militants and destroyed their base, the Afghan defence ministry says.

John Bolton: Only Way to End North Korea's Nuclear Weapons Program Is to 'End the North' Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton talked about North Korea, Russia, and Syria during his regular visit to Breitbart News Daily on Thursday.

Thursday, April 13, 2017

4/13/17

Police Raid Homes, Seize Lambs, Preventing Passover Sacrifice Israeli Police raided the homes of seven Jews who had declared their intent to bring the Passover lamb sacrifice in Jerusalem, and arrested another 17 on their way to sacrifice lambs.

Watch: Priestly blessing at Western Wall Thousands attend special annual Passover 'Birkat Kohanim' service at Western Wall in Jerusalem.

'We are sending an armada': Trump ready to eliminate N. Korean 'menace' with or without China The US is looking forward to working with China to solve the North Korean nuclear threat.

"Promised Land" = Land where Jews will be exterminated When Fatah-run Awdah TV asked Palestinians about their views regarding US President Donald Trump's "rise to power".

Is second Korean War imminent? Will North Korea conduct a nuclear test in coming days?

Poll Shows Declining Israeli Public Support for Judea and Samaria Withdrawal A new poll commissioned by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs (JCPA) shows a massive decline in the Israeli public's support for a withdrawal from Judea and Samaria as part of any future peace deal.

Palestinians Exploiting Children to Fight Israel The new Palestinian curriculum for grades 1 to 4 "is significantly more radical than previous curricula," concludes a new study by Hebrew University's Institute for Monitoring Peace and Cultural Tolerance in School Education (IMPACT-se).

Israel Journalist calls religious zionists more dangerous than Hezbollah Defense Minister Liberman called for a boycott against Haaretz, Israel's sixth-largest Hebrew daily newspaper.

Gazan version of Snakes and Ladders trains children in "jihad" and "the Islamic faith" The mission of the game, called "Reaching Jerusalem," is, according to its creators, to help children remember their "cities of origin," "strengthen the children's military culture and love of jihad," and to "produce future leaders and decision-makers raised on the principles of the Islamic faith."

Syria chemical attack 'fabricated' - Assad Syria's President Bashar-al Assad says reports of a chemical attack by his forces were "100% fabrication".

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

4/12/17

No sign Putin seeks to cool friction with US It is hard to see US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson coming way from the talks he is holding with Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow Wednesday, April 12, with a neatly wrapped diplomatic package for cooling the boiling tensions between their governments.

Dortmund explosions: 'Islamist' suspect held over team bus attack German police have detained a suspect with "Islamist links" following a bomb attack on the bus of the Borussia Dortmund football team.

The real dangers behind the Syrian crisis Back in 2010/2011 when I was still writing under the pen-name Giordano Bruno, I warned extensively about the dangers of any destabilization in the nation of Syria, long before the real troubles began.

Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq among top 5 global executioners, says Amnesty China tops list but excluding Beijing, three Mideast nations and Pakistan account for 87% of all executions in 2016.

Syria war: Trump and Putin trade barbs as ministers meet The US and Russian presidents have revealed the wide gulf between them over Syria, even as their foreign ministers were meeting in Moscow.

Iran election: Ahmadinejad registers despite Khamenei warning Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered as a candidate in Iran's presidential election, despite being told not to by the Supreme Leader.

Turkey set for watershed poll on expanding Erdogan powers Sunday's referendum would pave the way for one-man rule and demolish country's longstanding secular values.

Egyptian Christians Cancel Easter Festivities in Mourning Over Palm Sunday Massacre The main Christian diocese in Egypt has announced that it will not hold Easter celebrations this year, in mourning for the 46 Coptic Christians killed in the Palm Sunday massacre brought about by twin jihadist bombings.

France's War to Delegitimize Israel France's financial support goes beyond the French government's November 2016 decision to support labeling products produced in the settlements and instead supports the boycott of such products.

Thousands flock to Hevron over Passover 1,000 IDF fighters, Police and Border Police are guarding the masses taking part in a variety of events in Hevron over the Passover holiday.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

4/11/17

PHOTOS: Jewish Priests Offer Paschal Lamb Just Hundreds of Meters From Temple Mount After a court battle to gain police permission, the Sanhedrin held a full reenactment of the Passover sacrifice and Temple service Thursday evening in a manner reminiscent of the glory that was once the Temple.

Tillerson visits Moscow as tensions spike after US strike on Syria base US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in Moscow on Tuesday to discuss Syria with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov.

Syria war: G7 fails to agree sanctions on Russia after 'chemical attack' G7 nations have failed to agree on a proposal by Britain for sanctions against Russia in the wake of a deadly chemical attack they say was carried out by Moscow's ally, Syria.

EXCLUSIVE - Islamic State Supporters Call for More Suicide Attacks Targeting Christians Following Egyptian Church Bombings TEL AVIV - Writing in an encrypted message service, Islamic State militants and supporters have celebrated the news of deadly twin suicide bombings at two Coptic churches in Egypt on Palm Sunday.

Egypt builds its largest airbase in Sinai, under pretext of "Fighting ISIS" The Egyptian Air Force is in the course of transforming the small air field in Rephidim, Sinai, into the largest air base in Egypt, this time with Israel's concurrence.

North Korea lashes out at US Navy strike group move North Korea has said it will defend itself "by powerful force of arms" in response to the US deployment of a Navy strike group to the Korean peninsula.

17 held for attempts to 'sacrifice' goats in Jerusalem Six animals seized by authorities in Old City; police check vehicles for goats to prevent activists from carrying out Biblically commanded offering.

Turkey's Barks and Bites Turkey's foreign policy and the rhetoric that presumably went to support it, has, during the past several years.

Iran's Rouhani warns against more US airstrikes on Syria, says attack 'Benefited Terrorism' The Iranian president spoke against last week's airstrikes on Syria, which came in reaction to the chemical attack that is believed to have been ordered by the Assad regime and killed scores.

Kurds eye independence in post-ISIS Iraq Iraq's Kurds, who have long been one of the most effective fighting forces against Islamic State (ISIS), are "re-energized" in their bid for independence, a senior Kurdish official said.

Monday, April 10, 2017

4/10/17

Rephidim, Amalek then: Bir Gafgafa, ISIS now They camped at Rephidim, but there was no water for the people to drink.

Syria war: G7 seeks united front on Assad and Russia G7 nations are meeting in Italy to try to hammer out a unified approach to the Syria conflict, in the wake of last week's suspected chemical attack.

Iran, Russia Threaten 'Lethal Response' to Further U.S. Action in Syria Joint Russia-Iranian forces operating in Syria warned the Trump administration over the weekend that further American strikes on the war-torn country will unleash a "lethal response.

Passover Eve, Israel calls its people to come out of Egypt In an unprecedented move, Israel closed its Taba border crossing with following a warning by its anti-terrorism office of an "imminent" terrorist attack there.

Has Hell Frozen Over? Top UN Official Calls Jerusalem the Ancient Capital of Israel Irina Bokova, the director-general of UNESCO, which last year passed a motion denying the Jewish connection to Jerusalem.

ISIS claims responsibility for rocket attack on Southern Israel Rocket alert sirens sound in the Eshkol regional council.

Trump: Supreme Court's Neil Gorsuch will be 'truly great' President Donald Trump has said Neil Gorsuch will be "truly great", as the Colorado judge took the oath to become a justice on the US Supreme Court.

Egypt declares state of emergency after deadly church attacks Egypt's President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has announced a three-month state of emergency after attacks on two Coptic churches that left at least 44 dead.

Glum EU braces for Turkey vote on Erdogan's powers BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A referendum in Turkey on granting President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers is unlikely to ease strained relations with the EU and risks killing off Ankara's stalled bid for membership of the bloc, officials in Brussels say.

Passover, Easter Tourism to Israel Breaks All Records According to Israeli Tourism Minister Yariv Levin, March 2017 saw 293,000 tourist entries to Israel, a 22% increase over March 2016.

Saturday, April 08, 2017

4/8/17

Kremlin tells U.S. it's 'one step from war' as Trump warns he will hit Syria AGAIN after his attack on Russia's ally Assad triggers fears of World War Three  The Kremlin has warned the US it is 'one step from war' over Syria - but the Trump administration hit back by saying it would be prepared to carry out airstrikes again. 

Russian missile frigate returns to Mediterranean  Russia's Admiral Grigorovich cruise missile-armed frigate has joined the Russian fleet in the Mediterranean, following joint Russian-Turkish military exercises. 

Trump's Options for North Korea Include Placing Nukes in South Korea  The National Security Council has presented President Donald Trump with options to respond to North Korea's nuclear program - including putting American nukes in South Korea or killing dictator Kim Jong-un, multiple top-ranking intelligence and military officials told NBC News. 

Islamic State brutally killing civilians who try to flee Mosul  As government troops advance on crumbling jihadist 'caliphate,' witnesses say dozens of residents executed, strung up from electricity poles. 

'Muslims-Clear the Temple Mount'  The Temple Mount Movement, which is working on building the third Jewish Temple, is asking Muslims not to come to the compound so as to allow Jews to sacrifice on the eve of Passover. 

Heavy Security Measures To Be Taken In Jerusalem For Passover, Easter  "Police will ensure the security and ease of travel for the tens of thousands of visitors entering and exiting the Old City." 

Trump's Syria strike celebrated by 'terrorists', Iran says  Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has said "terrorists are celebrating" US strikes on a Syrian airbase. 

Trump to make China visit after hosting Xi for talks  US President Donald Trump has accepted his counterpart Xi Jinping's invitation to make a visit to China, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. 

Abbas to discuss peace process with Trump  Abbas advisor says PA chairman will soon visit Washington at Trump's invitation. 

Virtual reality app recreates Jerusalem during Second Temple  Lithodomos VR offers visitors 3D look at the holy city during the life of Jesus; IAA to develop digital reconstruction of ancient Galilee.

Friday, April 07, 2017

4/7/17

US strikes Syrian military airfield The US military launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield late on Thursday, April 6, in the first direct American assault on the government of President Bashar al-Assad since that country's civil war began six years ago.

US Tomahawk missiles destroy Syrian airbase. Russia fails to respond - for now A major escalation in the Syrian war was noted as two U.S. warships fired 59 cruise missiles from the eastern Mediterranean Sea at the Syrian airbase controlled by forces of President Bashar al-Assad.

'Muslims - Clear the Temple Mount' A video that will be published in the coming days by the Temple Mount Movement, which is working for the rights of Jews on the Temple Mount and aspires to build the third Jewish Temple, is asking Muslims to evacuate the compound this coming Monday to allow the performance of the Passover sacrifice.

Syria war: UN emergency talks after US missile strikes The UN Security Council has heard sharp exchanges over the US bombardment of a Syrian air base suspected of using chemical weapons.


Report: Syria Threatens to Fire SCUD Missiles at Israel The regime of embattled Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has reportedly threatened to fire SCUD missiles at Israel if it carries out any more strikes on Syrian soil.


WATCH: Elite Commandos form Israeli Special Ops until team up with US Navy Seals Last week's exercise was aimed at building cooperation between the special forces of the tow allies.

JPOST EXCLUSIVE: Moscow surprisingly says West Jerusalem is Israel's Capital No other country in the world recognizes any part of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dutch coloring book with Hitler's picture pulled from shelves A Dutch drugstore chain was forced to apologize after shocked parents discovered an illustration of Adolf Hitler in a coloring book they had purchased for their kids.

The Terrorism Industry What is obvious is that the West concerns itself with its live citizens; we concern ourselves in glorifying our industry of death.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 'Core' Regional issue, Abdullah tells Trump On Monday, alongside Sisi, Trump referred to the conflict as the "problem of the century".

Trump to host China's President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago summit US President Donald Trump is set to hold his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a high-stakes summit for both leaders.

US, Russia debate limit of US strike against Assad The Trump administration is clearly on the brink of military action against the Assad regime judging by the thunderous rhetoric of its highest officials Wednesday night, April 5.

Anti-Israel NGO Publishes Passover Guide Praising Allah as the 'Universal God' An Israeli NGO published a guidebook for Passover, changing the ancient text into a Palestinian manifesto.

IDF Fetes Soldiers With Passover Seders The week-long holiday of Passover, this year starting on the eve of April 10, commemorates the Israelites' miraculous exodus from 210 years of enslavement in ancient Egypt.

Thursday, April 06, 2017

4/6/17

Report: Syria Threatens to Fire SCUD Missiles at Israel The regime of embattled Syrian dictator Bashar Assad has reportedly threatened to fire SCUD missiles at Israel if it carries out any more strikes on Syrian soil.

WATCH: Elite Commandos form Israeli Special Ops until team up with US Navy Seals Last week's exercise was aimed at building cooperation between the special forces of the tow allies.

JPOST EXCLUSIVE: Moscow surprisingly says West Jerusalem is Israel's Capital No other country in the world recognizes any part of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Dutch coloring book with Hitler's picture pulled from shelves A Dutch drugstore chain was forced to apologize after shocked parents discovered an illustration of Adolf Hitler in a coloring book they had purchased for their kids.

The Terrorism Industry What is obvious is that the West concerns itself with its live citizens; we concern ourselves in glorifying our industry of death.

Israeli-Palestinian Conflict 'Core' Regional issue, Abdullah tells Trump On Monday, alongside Sisi, Trump referred to the conflict as the "problem of the century".

Trump to host China's President Xi Jinping in Mar-a-Lago summit US President Donald Trump is set to hold his first meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, in a high-stakes summit for both leaders.

US, Russia debate limit of US strike against Assad The Trump administration is clearly on the brink of military action against the Assad regime judging by the thunderous rhetoric of its highest officials Wednesday night, April 5.

Anti-Israel NGO Publishes Passover Guide Praising Allah as the 'Universal God' An Israeli NGO published a guidebook for Passover, changing the ancient text into a Palestinian manifesto.

IDF Fetes Soldiers With Passover Seders The week-long holiday of Passover, this year starting on the eve of April 10, commemorates the Israelites' miraculous exodus from 210 years of enslavement in ancient Egypt.

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

4/5/17

Condemnation will not stop Assad's chemical war Seven nations maintain elite military units in Syria - the US, Russia, Britain, Germany, France, Jordan and Israel.

In modern first, Passover sacrifice to take place in Old City An annual reenactment of the sacrifice for the upcoming Passover festival will be held for the first time inside the walls of the Old City of Jerusalem.

Jerusalem Arabs enraged by idea of Passover on Temple Mount Al-Quds General Mufti (Islamic scholar) Sheikh Muhammad Hussein warned Israel of the possible consequences which may result if Jews "break into Al-Aqsa mosque and hold religious Pesach (Passover) ceremonies on the Temple Mount."

Syria chemical 'attack': Russia faces fury at UN Security Council Russia has been sharply criticised by other world powers at the UN Security Council in New York over the chemical weapons deaths in northern Syria.

Instructions for carrying out terror attacks - on a memory card Hamas terrorist puts terror instructions on memory cards, then hides the files.

Temple Mount earth-sifting project will continue After PM intervenes, it is agreed that sifting project currently in force on the Temple Mount will continue to get funding.

Global Muslim population to match Christian by 2060 With the highest fertility rate of any religious group worldwide, the Muslim population will achieve parity with the Christian population within less than 50 years, according to a new study.

Defense Ministry a technological mogul: Dehghan TEHRAN - Iran's Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said on Wednesday the ministry has now developed into a technological mogul and branched out into other key sectors vital for the country to keep the country running.

Tuesday, April 04, 2017

4/4/17

Syria conflict: 'Chemical attack' in Idlib kills 58 At least 58 people have been killed and dozens wounded in a suspected chemical attack on a rebel-held town in north-western Syria, a monitoring group says.

Boeing reveals 'Deep Space Gateway' that humans will use as stepping stone to Mars Boeing has taken the wraps off a new type of spaceship that could act as a half-way-house between Earth and Mars.

North Korea crisis tops agenda at key Trump summit with China's Xi As pro-China lobbyists geared up for this week's critical summit in south Florida, the White House weighed in as well.

'Temple Mount artifact sifting project in danger' Archaeologists studying Temple Mount antiquities destruction forced to raise money from public: 'PM promised budget, we are still waiting.'

'Iran Arms Manufacturing Facilities in Lebanon are new kind of threat' According to Tzuriel, the most important development in Syria of late has been the strengthening of the Iranian- Shi'a axis there.

Analysis: Is Israel ready to face thousands of Hezbollah missiles? The idea for Iron Dome came after the Second Lebanon War in 2006, when large Israeli cities were struck by missiles for the first time from its northern neighbor.

World War III nightmare scenario brewing in the East China Sea OKINAWA-While the world watches mounting military tensions in the South China Sea, another, more ominous situation is brewing in the East China Sea that could be the trigger point for a major war between the superpowers.

Report: US considering Mideast peace summit this summer Report claims US and Egypt spoke of convening summit in summer that would gather Arab states to address renewal of Israel-Palestinian talks.

New video explains relevance of Passover sacrifice today 'For 2,000 years, Korban Pesach was never more relevant than today - in reborn State of Israel, fifty years after Temple Mount liberation.'

'There is no freeze. We will build in Judea and Samaria' Deputy Defense Minister says even with Cabinet restrictions, construction in Judea and Samaria will be greater than previous 8 years.

Monday, April 03, 2017

4/3/17

Activists barred from sacrificing sheep near Temple Mount The High Court of Justice on Monday upheld a police decision to bar a group of Temple Mount activists from trying to reenact the ritual slaughter of a sacrificial animal near the Jerusalem holy site in preparation for the upcoming Passover holiday.

Former Egyptian Ambassador: Trump Should Undo Obama's Sponsorship Of Muslim Brotherhood TEL AVIV - President Abdel Fatah Sisi's visit to the United States later this month will be an opportunity to undermine the Muslim Brotherhood's standing in Washington.

St Petersburg metro explosion kills 10 in Russia Ten people have been killed in an explosion between two underground stations in St Petersburg.

Palestinian Authority Textbooks Teach Pupils to be Expendable 'Martyrs' As such, the report concluded that the curriculum does not meet the UNESCO-derived standards of peace and tolerance in education.

Donald Trump vows to 'solve North Korea' problem as White House adviser warns Kim Jong-un could hit US with nukes by 2020 In a separate interview with the publication, deputy White House national security adviser KT McFarland warned: "There is a real possibility that North Korea will be able to hit the US with a nuclear-armed missile by the end of the first Trump term."

Trump backs Sisi as he seeks to 'reboot' US-Egypt ties Egyptian President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi is visiting the White House for the first time since he led the military's overthrow of his predecessor in 2013.

Jordan's King: "The fact that terrorists are going to Europe is part of Turkish policy" "The problem is bigger than the Islamic State, this is a third world war, and this is Christians, Jews working with Muslims against outlaws."

Egypt: "3,000 extremist fatwas" incite Muslims to destroy churches "Muslims had never destroyed any kind of heritage after their historic victories in foreign countries, in contrary to what ISIS and other extremists are doing now."

Report: Saudi Arabia Still Seeking Nuclear Weapons Capability Saudi Arabia is still believed to be seeking nuclear weapons technology in a bid to counter the threat posed by Iran's nuclear program.

Israel, European States Advance Plans for World's Longest Underwater Gas Pipeline The proposed 2,000 kilometer (subsea pipeline would connect gas fields offshore Israel and Cyprus with Greece and possibly Italy.

Saturday, April 01, 2017

4/1/17

Trump's stance on Iran emboldens nation's hardliners  Opponents of president Rouhani say American leader's rhetoric on nuclear deal shows need for more muscular approach to US. 

Judea and Samaria's Soaring Jewish Population Kills Two-State Prospects, Study Says  According to a new study tracking Jewish population growth in Israel, the number of Jews living in Judea and Samaria has increased by 23 percent during the past five years to a population of 420,899. 

With Turks out, Raqqa operation is short of tanks  US armored Humvees driving this week from Iraqi Kurdistan to Syria. 

Enigmatic Dead Sea 'Copper Scroll' Reveals True Locations of Lost Temple Treasures  A Noahide and former criminal investigator believes he has deciphered an enigmatic 2,000-year-old message known as the Dead Sea Copper Scroll, concluding that it is a treasure map leading to the hiding place of the lost Temple utensils. 

Arab States To Unesco: Reject Israeli Sovereignty Over All Of Jerusalem  This text marks the first time that the Arab states have asked a UNESCO board to reject Israeli sovereignty over western Jerusalem. 

* 'Dangerous talk': Democrats cautioned for calling Russian cyber intrusions an 'act of war'  Democrats, who just over four years ago mocked GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's warning on Russia, are now pushing the narrative that Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election was an 'act of war.' 

A Billion Chinese Can Not Be Wrong  The website of the Israeli Embassy in China on the Chinese social network (Wibu) is the most popular of all foreign embassies with 1.9 million followers. The US Embassy has only 1 million followers. 

WWII Telegram: SS Chief, Jerusalem Mufti Bonded Over Dream of Destroying World Jewry In a rare 1943 telegram found in the archives of Israel's National Library (reported by the Israel's National Library blog Hasafranim), Heinrich Himmler - Reichsfuhrer-SS, head of the Gestapo and the Waffen-SS, Nazi Minister of the Interior from 1943 to 1945 and organizer of the mass murder of Jews in the Third Reich - writes the Jerusalem Grand Mufi Haj Amin al-Husseini: 

Islamic Projection: Why Muslims Hate Infidels Accusing non-Muslims of doing to Muslims what Islam commands Muslims do to others. 

Report: Saudi Arabia Still Seeking Nuclear Weapons Capability  Saudi Arabia viewed as nuclear 'newcomer'.

Friday, March 31, 2017

3/31/17

'Dangerous talk': Democrats cautioned for calling Russian cyber intrusions an 'act of war' Democrats, who just over four years ago mocked GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney's warning on Russia, are now pushing the narrative that Moscow's meddling in the 2016 election was an "act of war."

A Billion Chinese Can Not Be Wrong The website of the Israeli Embassy in China on the Chinese social network (Wibu) is the most popular of all foreign embassies with 1.9 million followers.

Lost Temple Treasures Found? Copper Scroll Deciphered After Baffling Archaeologists for Decades A Noahide and former criminal investigator believes he has deciphered an enigmatic 2,000-year-old message known as the Dead Sea Copper Scroll, concluding that it is a treasure map leading to the hiding place of the lost Temple utensils.

Judea and Samaria's Soaring Jewish Population Kills Two-State Prospects, Study Says According to a new study tracking Jewish population growth in Israel, the number of Jews living in Judea and Samaria has increased by 23 percent during the past five years to a population of 420,899.

Arab States to UNESCO: Reject Israel Sovereignty over all of Jerusalem This text marks the first time that the Arab states have asked a UNESCO board to reject Israeli sovereignty over western Jerusalem.

Former CIA director warns North Korea could kill 90% of US Former CIA director James Woolsey and Dr. Peter Vincent Pry warn that North Korea could kill 90 percent of Americans.

Arab leaders send a message to Trump: Palestine first The Arab summits held every year at the end of March don't generally produce dramatic headlines.

Watch: Hamas puts Israeli officials in the crosshairs New propaganda poster and video by Hamas and its supporters show top Israeli officials in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle.

Top U.S. Commander: Iran Poses Greatest Global Threat, Demands Tougher Action Iran poses the "most significant threat" in the Middle East, where its nefarious activities and support for terror organizations have grown since the announcement of the landmark nuclear agreement.

EU could BREAK UP the US: Juncker in jaw-dropping threat to Trump over support for Brexit European Union boss Jean-Claude Juncker this afternoon issued a jaw-dropping threat to the United States, saying he could campaign to break up the country in revenge for Donald Trump's supportive comments about Brexit.

Israeli borders not cited at Arab Summit Syria's Bashar Assad still persona not grata in Arab world All 15 resolutions passed by the Arab summit which took place in Jordan Wednesday, March 29.

Iran calls on U.S. to stop harassment The Iranian defense minister on Thursday called on the United States to leave the Persian Gulf and stop harassment of Iran.

NATO acting up: Alliance looking for people to portray 'Russians' during war drills NATO is offering jobs to Russian-speaking actors ready to play civilians in the alliance's military drills, according to a job advertisement on the official website for the city of Berlin.

Saudi, Islamic State, Iranian activity in Latin America "major security threat" to US It is reckless for so-called experts to gamble with the lives of the American public by downplaying the risk of Iranian, Saudi Wahhabi, and Islamic State activity in Latin America.