Monday, May 29, 2017


50 years on, just-released photos show horror, then joy, in Battle for Jerusalem  Trove gives rare glimpse of victory against previously unbeatable Jordanian military in 1967 Six Day War.

Russia-NATO relations at worst point since Cold War - Moscow  Russia and NATO are facing the deepest crisis in relations since the Cold War, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. Moscow believes the alliance's ongoing military buildup could fuel a dangerous arms race. 

Evidence of Last Battle for Jerusalem on Eve of Second Temple Destruction Unearthed [VIDEO]  To mark Jerusalem Day and the 50th anniversary of the reunification of the city, the Israel Antiquities Authority and the Nature and Parks Authority unveiled Thursday 2,000-year-old evidence of the battle for Jerusalem on the eve of the destruction of the Second Temple. 

Iran to Hamas: Let's get closer 'on basis of jihad'  Senior Iranian officials express hope to Hamas leader that mutual hatred of US and Israel will lead to closer ties between them. 

Shia vs. Sunni: The Schism Western Politicians Don't Understand and Won't Discuss  Western politicians rarely acknowledge the schism between Shia and Sunni Islam. There is nothing remotely comparable to this schism in any other religion in the modern world. 

White House May Tacitly Recognize Jerusalem As Capital In Knesset-Congress Event  All Members of Knesset, Congress and Senate were invited to the event, which was organized by Israel's Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer.. 

In Ramadan Massacre, Egyptian Christians Killed for Refusing to Renounce Their Faith in Jesus  As more and more details emerge concerning Friday's Ramadan attack on a busload of Christians on pilgrimage, the more it becomes evident that these 29 martyrs died solely because they were Christians. 

Islam on Track to Overtake Christianity as World's No. 1 Religion  Pew Research Center study projects Muslim population in America will double by 2050.

G7 demand action on extremist net content at summit  Leaders of the world's leading industrial nations, the G7, have called on internet giants to crack down on extremist content. 

I've never seen anything like this on the Temple Mount before'  Record number of Jews ascend Temple Mount on 50th anniversary of reunification of Jerusalem. 

78% Of Israelis Say Peace Not Possible, Split If Pm Serious To Make Deal  Even among Israelis who define themselves as left-wing, only 21% said a peace agreement is possible, while 76% said there is no chance, and 3% do not know. 

Death Toll Rises To 28 After Gunmen Attack Coptic Christians In Egypt  About 70 have been killed in bomb attacks on churches in the cities of Cairo, Alexandria and Tanta since December. 

* 'Beautiful Military Equipment' Can't Buy Middle East Peace  As President Trump was being feted in the palaces of the Saudi royal family after concluding a historic arms deal, Iranians were celebrating the outcome of a hard-fought election. 

Islam's Holiest Month Ramadan: A Time When Jihadis Encourage Martyrdom  Islamist and jihadi organizations encourage their followers to carry out violent attacks on Ramadan, the holiest month for Muslims, when terrorist groups especially encourage and value martyrdom.