Wednesday, August 21, 2019

8/21/19

Trump promotes claim Jewish Israelis love him like he is 'King of Israel and second coming of God' Donald Trump has promoted a claim that Jewish people in Israel love him like he is the "king" of the country and "the second coming of God".

Rouhani warns pressure on Iran will cause global insecurity The president added that the Islamic Republic had "chosen the right path" in reducing commitments to the nuclear deal and that Iran's patience "has a limit."

Zarif Warns US against Any 'Miscalculation' in Persian Gulf Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif cautions the United States against attempting to form a naval coalition against Iran under the guise of ensuring maritime security in the Persian Gulf.

Trump warned Turkey punishment could 'hand Middle East to China' Donald Trump's drastic alienation of Turkey from the US fighter jet programme is intended to limit China's growing influence in the Middle East - but will only push the region towards Beijing, according to experts.

Iranian-backed militia: U.S. allowed Israeli aircraft to attack Iraqi bases "We have confirmed information that this year, the Americans allowed four Israeli drones [into Iraq] to work within the US fleet to carry out sorties targeting Iraqi military headquarters."

Abbas: 'martyrs' are 'the most sacred thing we have' The Palestinians cannot be removed from their homeland, and every building built by the Zionist occupation will be destroyed, said Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas in a video uploaded to his Facebook page earlier this month.

"The Occupation" - How the EU Discriminates Against Israel Why does the EU single out Israeli "occupation" over other "occupations"? Because anti-Israeli, pro-Palestinian positions are one of the few rallying cries that unite Europe.

Al-Qaeda, ISIS, Afghanistan and an Opportunity for the West In the short term, al-Qaeda evidently wants to pressure the United States to withdraw from direct involvement in the Middle East.

NATO Member Turkey Accused of Aiding Mideast Jihadists Turkey's foreign ministry said that a convoy destined for a military observation post in Idlib, Syria was attacked in an air raid earlier today.

The Extinction of Christians in the Middle East "I don't believe in these two words [human rights], there are no human rights."

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

8/20/19

Hamas threatens escalation Hamas demanding additional electricity from Israel and the Qatari money by the end of the week, reports say.

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte set to resign after far-right party leader's call for a no-confidence vote Italian Premier Giuseppe Conte said he will submit his resignation on Tuesday, a move that preempted a looming vote of no confidence called by his own interior minister, the far-right Matteo Salvini - and one that pushes Italy deeper into a political crisis.

Naval Showdown: The Royal Navy Is Watching Iran Closely After Trump restored economic sanctions, Tehran resumed stockpiling uranium.

Turkey threatens new tensions with Russia and Iran in Syria as it tries to make a deal with U.S. Turkey has defied warnings from Russia, Iran and their local allies in Syria by seeking a deal with the United States and continuing to support insurgents as they clashed with government forces in the restive northwestern province of Idlib.

Russian-Turkish air dogfight over North Syria narrowly avoided. Erdogan defies Putin As the Syrian army advanced against Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham rebel forces in the key southern Idlib town of Khan Sheikhoun, Turkish Air Force F-16 fighters on Tuesday, Aug. 20 flew over the battle scene, causing Russian Su-35 fighters at the Khmeimim air base near Latakia to scramble in response.

PM and Ukraine president discuss possible Israeli mediation in Russia conflict Officials say conditions not currently ripe for Israeli involvement; Netanyahu tight-lipped on whether Zelensky asked him to assume role.

Putin-Macron meeting heralds glorious summer after long winter of discontent Five years is a long time in politics. In 2014, relations between Russia and the West went into a nosedive over Ukraine and Syria.

How two Islamic groups fell from power to persecution: Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood and Turkey's Gulenists Mohammed Morsi, Egypt's first-ever democratically elected president, died unexpectedly during a trial in June 2019.

Arab MK Admits: Palestinians Use 'Prayers' on Temple Mount as Precursor to Violence In a revealing interview on Israeli television, an Arab MK described Muslims prayers as a precursor to violence, stated that the entire Temple Mount is a mosque, and denied that Israel has any sovereignty over Judaism's holiest site.

How Israel Brought in Jews that were Scattered Throughout the Four Corners of the Earth In this episode of Israel History Explained we're diving into the ingathering of the exiles or Kibbutz Galuyot, one of the central missions of the state of Israel and the Zionist movement and talking about the Law of Return.

Monday, August 19, 2019

8/19/19

Israeli ambassador to Jordan summoned over 'violations' on Temple Mount Jordanian officials summoned Amir Weissbrod for talks over recent 'violations' on Temple Mount.

Jordan Parliament calls for expelling Israeli envoy Jordanian foreign minister told parliament Jordan's 'unwavering position' remains that 'Jerusalem is a redline'.

Macron poised to defend Iran as Trump's war of words rumbles on Iran has been under pressure from Western nations over its reported desire to obtain nuclear weapons - but analysis suggests that French President Emmanuel Macron may be the EU leader who bails out Tehran.

Putin, Macron to meet for French-Russian talks before G-7 French President Emmanuel Macron and Russian President Vladimir Putin are meeting in southern France to discuss the world's major crises, including Ukraine, Iran and Syria, and try to improve Moscow's relations with the European Union.

World War 3 warning: Trump's new warships 'increases risk of global conflict' A top US Commander fired a harrowing warning that World War 2 could be imminent after Washington unleashed new plans to build the world's largest robot warship.

Seven Arab States Plus Iran Can Ensure Security of Persian Gulf: IRGC Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps' Navy Rear Admiral Alireza Tangsiri says the 7+1 countries of the Persian Gulf are capable of securing the strategic body of water, and there is no need for the presence of foreign troops.

Trump Likely to Roll Out Highly Anticipated Peace Plan After Israel Votes Washington - US President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would likely wait until after Israel's Sept. 17 elections to release his peace plan to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict prepared by White House senior adviser Jared Kushner.

Netanyahu: Israel prepared to launch military campaign against Hamas even during election The comments came just hours after three rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip into Israel on Saturday.

Putin Hijacks Syria's Future "It is clear to any outside observer," one Saudi commentator wrote, "that these countries lack any legitimacy to speak about peace and security in Syria. In fact, they are part of the problem."

Russian immigration to Israel rises sharply Immigration to Israel up by nearly 30% thanks to Russian speakers.

Saturday, August 17, 2019

8/17/19

Muslim Brotherhood Launches Riots on Temple Mount: “A Battle for the Mount of God and All of Israel” The Palestinian Authority (PA) spent the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha this week inciting against Israel because of Jewish visits to the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif in Arabic, in Jerusalem.

The PA initiated clashes on the Temple Mount' A guide to the Temple Mount published in 1925 by the Supreme Moslem Council of Mandate Palestine declares that its "identity with Solomon's Temple is beyond dispute."

Minister says Temple Mount status quo should be changed so Jews can pray there Gilad Erdan stresses new arrangement should come from ‘diplomatic agreements and not by force’; draws criticism from Jordan.

Muslim Unity Key to Ending Israeli Tyranny against Palestine: Zarif Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Muslim world to unite against the Israeli regime’s tyranny against Palestinians, preventing Tel Aviv and Washington from imposing the “Humiliation of the Century” on Palestine.

Israeli watchdog accuses PA of plotting Temple Mount violence Tisha Be’Av this year coincided with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice.

Hamas to 'shower' Israeli cities with missiles Group's leader Yayha Sinwar vows to defeat IDF troops in the event of another war.

Putin recruits Iran and Turkey to set up official alliance as trio sideline Donald Trump VLADIMIR PUTIN brought Iran and Turkey closer to Moscow’s growing sphere of influence as Russia announced the three countries would meet next month to jointly resolve the Syria crisis.

Encountering peace: Israel's most crucial elections What are these elections about? The results of the upcoming Israeli elections will determine whether or not it will be possible to continue to keep the two-state solution a viable option for the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Boris Johnson admits chance of no-deal Brexit is now no longer ‘a million to one’ Accusing rebel MPs and EU of ‘a terrible collaboration’, prime minister admits: ‘The longer that goes on, the more likely it is of course that we will be forced to leave with a no-deal Brexit’

EU Preparing To Put Warning Labels On Jewish Products The European Union is preparing to add warning labels on Jewish products made in Israel.

Friday, August 16, 2019

8/16/19

Is the Palestinian Authority Preparing for a New Intifada? The Palestinian Authority (PA) spent the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha this week inciting against Israel because of Jewish visits to the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif in Arabic, in Jerusalem.

Iran FURY: Russia backs Tehran as it warns 'enemies must leave' or face 'humiliating exit' IRAN has warned the world that “all enemies must leave” the region following the release of the Grace 1 tanker in Gibraltar as Russia backed Tehran in its concerning stance.

India vowed not to use nukes first, but that may change one day – defense minister New Delhi has been carefully following its ‘no first use’ policy on nuclear weapons, but it “depends on the circumstances” if that will continue, India’s defense minister warned amid escalating hostilities with Pakistan.

‘Self-damaging gesture’: Boris Johnson plans to pull UK officials from EU meetings ahead of Brexit deadline ‘We’re going to be depriving ourselves of a lot of information that we will be spending the next few years trying to find out by other means’.

The Children are Ready When will the third Holy Temple be rebuilt?

Palestinians Reignite ‘Zionism is Racism’ Lie at the UN At a United Nations panel on racism, the Palestinian Authority re-invoked the decades-old charge that “Zionism is racism” and further claimed that Israel is “weaponizing” antisemitism in order to prevent the Palestinians from having their own state.

The Tlaib-Omar Trainwreck: A First Assessment The Israeli decision to ban US Representatives Tlaib and Omar on the basis of their support for BDS has elicited a firestorm of comments from Israel’s detractors and supporters.

Israel agrees to exclude Judea, Samaria from billion dollar trade deal with South Korea The “multi-billion-dollar” free trade pact with South Korea – excluding products from Judea, Samaria and the Golan – is due to be signed next week.

North Korea snubs peace talks with South Korea over war drills North Korea has rejected any further talks with South Korea, calling its decision "completely the fault of South Korea's actions".

Some US Jewish groups take aim at Israel over barring of congresswomen Some Jewish groups opposed Israel’s decision to bar Reps. Omar and Tlaib.

Thursday, August 15, 2019

8/15/19

Israeli Watchdog accuses PA of plotting Temple Mount violence Tisha Be'Av this year coincided with the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, Festival of Sacrifice.

The PA initiated clashes on the Temple Mount A guide to the Temple Mount published in 1925 by the Supreme Moslem Council of Mandate Palestine declares that its "identity with Solomon's Temple is beyond dispute."

Putin recruits Iran and Turkey to set up official alliance as trio sideline Donald Trump Vladimir Putin brought Iran and Turkey closer to Moscow's growing sphere of influence as Russia announced the three countries would meet next month to jointly resolve the Syria crisis.

Abbas Unhinged: 'We Are the Canaanites Who Were Here 5,000 Years Ago' Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has wildly claimed that Palestinians are indigenous to the land of Israel and are the "Canaanites who were here 5,000 years ago" in a fiery speech he gave over the weekend.

Jordan Fumes amid Increased Tensions at Jerusalem Holy Site Amman is furious over Israeli minister's call for changing the status quo on Haram al-Sharif.

Encountering Peace: Israel's most crucial elections What are these elections about? The results of the upcoming Israeli elections will determine whether or not it will be possible to continue to keep the two-state solution a viable option for the resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Boris Johnson's fraught relationship with African nations will worsen now the UK no longer supports refugees As more European countries suspend Uganda's refugee funding, conflicts in a region that very in the west travel to, and even fewer understand, show no sign of ending.

The Longest-Lasting Conspiracy Theory "To try to defeat an irrational supposition - especially when it is firmly held by its proponents - with a rational explanation is virtually impossible."

Boris Johnson admits chance of no-deal Brexit is now no longer 'a million to one' Accusing rebel MPs and EU of 'a terrible collaboration', prime minister admits: 'The longer that goes on, the more likely it is of course that we will be forced to leave with a no-deal Brexit'.

Netanyahu sees ambassador to US, Mossad chief as possible successors - report In rare comment on country's future leadership, Israel's longest-serving PM said to list just two candidates, Ron Dermer and Yossi Cohen, neither from Likud.

Hamas will not stop individual attacks on Israel, terror group says Hamas has rejected any request by mediators to prevent such attacks, even if it is not currently initiating acts of violence on the Gazan-Israeli border.

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

8/14/19

Jordan Outraged After Israeli Minister Calls for new Temple Mount Status Quo A spokesman for the Jordanian Foreign Ministry warned on Tuesday that a change of the status quo on the Temple Mount would have serious consequences.

Minister says Temple Mount status quo should be changed so Jews can pray there Gilad Erdan stresses new arrangement should come from 'diplomatic agreements and not by force'; draws criticism from Jordan.

Hamas to 'shower' Israeli cities with missiles Group's leader Yayha Sinwar vows to defeat IDF troops in the event of another war.

Iran-US tensions erupt as Tehran issues Trump terrifying warning - 'every empire will end War fears have been reignited after Iran issued US President Donald Trump with a terrifying warning, claiming "every empire will end" amid ongoing tension between Tehran and Washington.

Muslim Unity Key to Ending Israeli Tyranny against Palestine: Zarif Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Muslim world to unite against the Israeli regime's tyranny against Palestinians, preventing Tel Aviv and Washington from imposing the "Humiliation of the Century" on Palestine.

Hamas threatens to rain barrages of 'hundreds' of rockets on Israel The leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, said on Tuesday that during the next round of fighting between Israel and Hamas the terrorist organization would rain "hundreds of rockets" on the Jewish state at a time.

Israeli MKs: Two-State Solution 'Far More Dangerous' than BDS Twenty-one Knesset members cosigned a letter to members of the U.S. Congress on Monday, thanking them for the recent resolution rejecting the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, but warning them that the resolution's endorsement of a two-state solution is "far more dangerous for Israel" than boycott efforts.

Russia lets Iranian-Hizballah forces redeploy opposite Syrian-Israel border Exclusive: Deep apprehension in Israel over a Russian U-turn, which is letting small Iranian Al Qods and Hizballah units regain former positions 10-15km from the Israeli and Jordanian borders.

A Turkish-Kurdish war in Syria is still possible The recently concluded US-Turkey agreement has delayed but not precluded a conflict in northeast Syria.

Jordan halts filming of movie that suggests Jews had a historical presence there Director of 'Jaber' rejects 'childish' claim that fictional caper showing boy who discovers Hebrew writing on rock in Petra will lead Israel to stake claim to ancient city.

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

8/13/19

Iran Navy Chief: Zionist presence in Persian Gilf may trigger war Tangsiri also warned that, "The US and the UK should take the responsibility for the presence of the Zionist Regime in Persian Gulf waters."

Iran sends incendiary warning to Israel as war fears surge - ‘Smoke over Tel Aviv’ FEARS of all out war in the Middle East have surged after a senior advisor to the Iranian Parliament warned that “smoke will rise from Tel Aviv” if Israel joins a US led coalition aimed at protecting shipping in the Strait of Hormuz.

Turkey news: Erdogan chooses Putin over Trump as Ankara continues to defy US DONALD TRUMP’S treatment of Turkey has allowed the ‘Eastern Axis’ of Russia and China to welcome a new member, according to an analyst.

What One of the most Controversial Rabbis Would Do on the Temple Mount Agencies alerted country to threat several times, starting on April 4; political dysfunction blamed for keeping PM, ministers in dark.

Record 1,729 Jews Enter Temple Mount on Anniversary of Temple’s Destruction A record 1,729 Jews ascended the Temple Mount on Sunday. After waiting in the blistering heat for hours on end, the Israeli police finally decided to open the Mugrabi gate allowing Jewish pilgrims to enter the Temple Mount on Sunday.

Erdogan May Buy Russian Fighter Jets After Trump Refused him F-35s Turkey doubled-down on its controversial decision to acquire Russian S-400 air-defense systems by setting out to acquire Russian Sukhoi SU-35 fighter jets.

Israel’s participation in Gulf security force opens its 5th front against Iran Tehran is treating the planned Israeli role in the US-led Gulf defense force much as Israel would react to the sudden arrival in Beirut of an Iranian submarine fleet or the transfer of an Al-Qods brigade to Bint Jbeil in S. Lebanon – casus belli.

Abbas: Settlements will be swept away, Palestinians came from ancient Canaanites PA president says despite US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, the city belongs to the Palestinians; charges Hamas’s leaders are working for Israel.

Russia Moves in on Sudan In January, three months before the April 11 military coup in Sudan that ousted dictator Omar al-Bashir after 30 years of iron-fisted rule, Moscow reportedly signed a "draft military agreement" with Sudan, "to facilitate entry of Russian and Sudanese warships to the ports of the two nations." 

Pope Francis says Jesus is not our hope, Mary and the Mother Church are Jesus has been demoted to third place behind ‘mother’ Mary and the ‘Holy Mother Church’, the Roman Catholic Church.

Monday, August 12, 2019

8/12/19

Arab countries slam Israel over clashes at al-Aqsa mosque on overlapping Muslim, Jewish holidays The Islamic Jihad terror organization calls for 'escalation of the conflict' following Temple Mount clashes.

Thousands Visit Western Wall, March Through Jerusalem - Watch According to the Western Wall Heritage Foundation, some 150,000 people visited the Western Wall between Friday night and sundown on Sunday.

Muslim Unity Key to Ending Israeli Tyranny against Palestine: Zarif Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has called on the Muslim world to unite against the Israeli regime's tyranny against Palestinians, preventing Tel Aviv and Washington from imposing the "Humiliation of the Century" on Palestine.

Iran alert: Tehran issues warning to Israel that Persian Gulf move could 'spark war' Iran's commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard's navy, Alireza Tangsiri, warned journalists on Sunday that "any illegitimate presence in the waters of Persian Gulf could spark war."

Muslim Brotherhood Launches Riots on Temple Mount: "A Battle for the Mount of God and All of Israel" Police announced this morning that Jews would be barred from visiting their holiest site on the holy day of Tisha B'Av (the ninth of Av) and Palestinians took the opportunity to hold violent riots.

Temple Mount - What the Rabbis say Rabbi Goren told Moshe Dayan: "This, God forbid, could lead to the destruction of the Third Temple, for the key to our sovereignty over Judea, Samaria and Gaza is the Temple Mount."

Iran's Khamenei urges haj pilgrims to oppose U.S. Israeli-Palestinian plan Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Saturday condemned a U.S. blueprint to end the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians and called on haj pilgrims to oppose it, Iranian state media reported.

Turkey's long-running flirtation with Russia Anyone wanting to understand Ankara's current military and political entanglements with Moscow needs to consider two factors: Turkey's frustrations with the West and the historic drivers of Turkish-Russian friendship.

Putin and the Mullahs For several reasons, the "nuke deal" did not provoke the popular explosion in Iran that some analysts expected.

EU Preparing To Put Warning Labels On Jewish Products The European Union is preparing to add warning labels on Jewish products made in Israel.

Saturday, August 10, 2019

8/10/19

'Why mourn the Temple - we've had the Temple Mount for 52 years' Temple Institute calls on world Jewry to 'wake up and begin making the dream of the Third Holy Temple a reality.'

Palestinian leaders express outrage at Jewish calls to visit Temple Mount The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein demanded that the site be protected and held the Israeli government responsible for any escalation.

Netanyahu vows to push Israeli sovereignty in West Bank after terror attack Prime minister lays cornerstone for 650 new housing units in Beit El, says terrorists ‘come to destroy, we come to build’.

ISIS ‘Resurging’ in Syria, ‘Consolidating’ in Iraq ISIS is making a comeback in Syria and Iraq nearly six months after President Donald Trump declared the terror group’s “caliphate” defeated, according to a report by the US Department of Defense.

Analysis: Why Netanyahu will Likely Boost Pro-3rd Temple Party Zehut, headed by Moshe Feiglin is the only party in the current election cycle that has included building the 3rd Temple in their platform.

Police to decide on whether to let Jews on Temple Mount Sunday The police said they will determine whether to allow Jews on the Mount Sunday after determining if the situation is calm and risk of violence and confrontation is low.

Iraqi Archbishop: ‘Extinction Is Coming’ for Christians in Middle East Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil offered a grim prediction for the future of Christianity in the Middle East, saying recurring Islamic purges will inevitably lead to the extinction of Christians.

Erdogan: Turkey Plans to Attack U.S.-Allied Kurds in Syria Turkey has renewed plans to launch a military operation against the U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters who helped the United States defeat the Islamic State’s (ISIS/ISIL) territorial caliphate, the Turkish president announced over the weekend.

Irish minister predicts Britain will crash out of EU in October Britain will leave the European Union in October without a divorce deal, an Irish government minister predicted, causing a severe economic shock that could require pan-EU financial support for countries including Ireland.

Muslims from around the world flock to Mecca as the Saudi city braces for 2.5 million worshippers ahead of hajj pilgrimage tomorrow. More than 2.5 million Muslims will tomorrow begin the annual hajj pilgrimage in the Islamic holy city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia.

Friday, August 09, 2019

8/9/19

Sighting of foxes on Jerusalem's Temple Mount triggers prophecy theories about third Jewish temple Prophecy watchers are on high alert after a group of foxes were spotted frollicking on Jerusalem's Temple Mount, potentially auguring the long-prophesied reconstruction of the Jewish Temple.

Turkey News: Erdogan chooses Putin over Trump as Ankara continues to defy US Donald Trump's treatment of Turkey has allowed the 'Eastern Axis' of Russia and China to welcome a new member, according to an analyst.

Israel hosts 'Mighty Waves' four-nation naval drills Multinational 'Mighty Waves' naval training drill brought together forces from Israel, US, France, and Greece at Israel's Haifa port.

Pentagon IG: Islamic State 'Consolidated Its Insurgency in Iraq and Resurged in Syria' U.S.-backed local forces in Iraq and Syria are struggling to contain a "resurgent" Islamic State (ISIS/ISIL) that still retains thousands of jihadis, a watchdog agency warned this week.

A search for meaning in tragedy: 9 things to know for August 9 A West Bank killing and widespread manhunt shines a light on how Israel and Hamas are operating, and a book the slain student was holding speaks volumes about him and the country.

Waqf calls on Muslims to pray in Al Aqsa on Tisha Be'av According to the Army Radio, a Waqf document circulating in Arab media invited all Muslims l to go pray in Mosques on the Temple Mount to prevent Jews from going up there on the Jewish holiday.

Israeli Youth Violate Police Orders, Sing Hymn on Temple Mount Right after the grizzly murder of Dvir Sorek h"yd, Israeli Jewish youth ascend the Temple Mount en masse ignoring police orders and sing the hymn Adir Hu which speaks of building the 3rd Temple.

Israel's Strategic Goal in Syria Israel's shadow war in Syria is based on the strategic objective of convincing the Islamic Republic that its investment in a war machine is going to waste.

After 20 years, is Vladimir Putin's untouchable image crumbling? During Vladimir Putin's two decades in power, polls have often shown Russians blame their government rather than their president for their problems.

Evidence of Jewish idolatry during 1st Temple period on display Idols and figurines are found on the site of a mysterious Jewish city populated prior to the destruction of the First Temple.

Thursday, August 08, 2019

8/8/19

Netanyahu vows to push Israeli sovereignty in West Bank after terror attack Prime minister lays cornerstone for 650 new housing units in Beit El, says terrorists 'come to destroy, we come to build'.

Palestinian Terrorist Factions Applaud West Bank Terror Attack A PA official in Ramallah pointed out that the murder of Sorek came on the eve of the Muslim feast of Eid al-Adha. He said he did not rule out the possibility that a Hamas cell was behind the attack.

Any New War Major Threat to Israel: IRGC Chief Chief-Commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) has warned against the outbreak of a fresh conflict in the region, saying its repercussions will deal a major blow to the Israeli regime.

Hundreds of Housing Units approved in Judea Elections are in the air and today we received proof that development in Judea and Samaria continues to be a central issue in the government's agenda.

Palestinian Leaders Express Outrage at Jewish Calls to Visit Temple Mount The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem Sheikh Muhammad Hussein demanded that the site be protected and held the Israeli government responsible for any escalation.

Senior Rabbis Rule: It's Forbidden to go up to the Temple Mount The rabbis felt it was necessary to issue their rulings in advance of the fast of Tisha Be'av this coming Sunday when some Jews have the custom to attempt an ascent to the Temple Mount.

Irish minister predicts Britain will crash out of EU in October Britain will leave the European Union in October without a divorce deal, an Irish government minister predicted, causing a severe economic shock that could require pan-EU financial support for countries including Ireland.

ISIS 'Resurging' in Syria, 'Consolidating' in Iraq ISIS is making a comeback in Syria and Iraq nearly six months after President Donald Trump declared the terror group's "caliphate" defeated, according to a report by the US Department of Defense.

Iraqi Archbishop: 'Extinction Is Coming' for Christians in Middle East Chaldean Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil offered a grim prediction for the future of Christianity in the Middle East, saying recurring Islamic purges will inevitably lead to the extinction of Christians.

Muslims from around the world flock to Mecca as the Saudi city braces for 2.5 million worshippers ahead of hajj pilgrimage tomorrow Crowds of worshippers are gathering in Mecca in Saudi Arabia for the annual pilgrimage to the holy city.

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

8/7/19

Iran bombshell: Putin 'misleading Tehran over Israel' in bid to be Middle East kingmaker Vladimir Putin may have pledged to deepen military ties with Iran amid growing relations with counterpart Hassan Rouhani, but two strategy experts told Express.co.uk then alliance is not as strong as it seems on the surface.

Iran Said to Increase Hamas Funding to $30m Per Month In Exchange for Intel on Israel Iran has agreed to raise its monthly payments to Palestinian terror group Hamas to $30 million in exchange for intelligence on Israeli missile stockpiles, Israel's Channel 12 news reported Monday.

Iran's grand strategy: Gulf crisis keeps US from helping Israel in a two-front war If Iran's Aug. 4 claim to have seized a tanker carrying "smuggled oil" is true, this brings to three the number of merchant vessels that Iran has taken in recent weeks.

Echoes of the Muslim Brotherhood "Arab Spring" in Post-Bashir Sudan Post-Bashir Sudan is being proclaimed a new "Arab Spring" by many who failed to grasp the meaning of the first.

Analysis: Why Netanyahu will Likely Boost Pro-3rd Temple Party Zehut, headed by Moshe Feiglin is the only party in the current election cycle that has included building the 3rd Temple in their platform.

Police officer injured by Waqf official on Temple Mount Member of Islamic organization which manages the Temple Mount attacks, injures Israeli police officer.

Why is Religious - Zionist Smotrich Dreaming of a Halachic State? - Analysis "Jewish law is something the ultra-Orthodox want to implement in their daily lives but it is not relevant to how a state should function."

EU slams West Bank Settler Building, IDF advances plans for 2,304 homes The European Union called on Israel to halt West Bank settlement activity after the Higher Planing Council for Judea and Samaria on Monday and Tuesday advanced plans for 2,304 new settler homes.

Tice: Eurozone 'Destined to Fail', Let's 'Forge New Relationships Across the Globe' Brexit Party chairman Richard Tice has said the single-currency eurozone is "destined to fail" and that to ensure the future prosperity of Brexit Britain, the country must strengthen trade relationships with the rest of the world.

Boris & hard Brexit: All 'bluff and bluster' or genuinely headed for a no-deal? UK PM Boris Johnson's approach to handling Brexit appears to be steering Britain towards a crash exit out of the EU, former and current Scottish leaders are warning.

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

8/6/19

Rouhani Says War with Iran 'Mother of All Wars' Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has warned that any war against the country will be the "mother of all wars", as peace with Iran will be "mother of all peace".

Russia and Iran to Train Together 'This Year' as They Fight Back Against U.S. Policies The head of Iran's navy has said his forces planned to train alongside their Russian counterparts by the end of the year as both nations stepped up their rhetoric against U.S. policies targeting them.

Israel news: Why Netanyahu should seek peace with Iran - or face 'disaster' in Middle East Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should calm tensions with Iran and belie is hawkish nature if he wants to avoid catastrophe in the region, an expert has claimed.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad: "The Circle of Fire is Expanding" It seems, then, that for Islamic Jihad and Hamas, the ceasefire understandings, reached under the auspices of Egypt and the UN, are meant to give the Gaza-based groups a chance to continue building their military capabilities without having to worry about Israeli retaliatory measures.

'Muslim Brotherhood Linked Group' Behind Car Bomb that Killed 20 in Cairo A deadly explosion involving an automobile outside a Cairo hospital that killed at least 20 is being described in the media as a terrorist incident and also as a vehicular accident.

'Why mourn the Temple - we've had the Temple Mount for 52 years' Temple Institute calls on world Jewry to 'wake up and begin making the dream of the Third Holy Temple a reality.'

Erdogan: Turkey Plans to Attack U.S.-Allied Kurds in Syria Turkey has renewed plans to launch a military operation against the U.S.-allied Kurdish fighters who helped the United States defeat the Islamic State's (ISIS/ISIL) territorial caliphate, the Turkish president announced over the weekend.

Boris Johnson news - live: No-deal Brexit looms as Gove claims EU is 'refusing to negotiate' with UK and Brussels rejects No 10's tactics EU officials reportedly believe Boris Johnson and his team have "no intention" of negotiating and are intent on delivering a no-deal Brexit.

Brexit: No 10 rejects EU's view of talks The government has rejected claims it is unwilling to negotiate with the EU and wants talks to fail to allow a no-deal Brexit.

Roman Britain map reveals the ancient roads built 2,000 years ago that you still drive on today A Fascinating map reveals the ancient Roman roads Britons still use every day.

Monday, August 05, 2019

8/5/19

An Israeli Victory Is Necessary if Peace Is to Be Achieved It is usually wiser to work for a solution to a conflict than try to achieve victory.

Hamas Returns to Its Nazi Roots by Displaying Swastika Flag At the weekly Hamas-led March of Return riots, protesters displayed their true nature when they unfurled a large flag with a Nazi Swastika.

Hamas condemns Swastika flag, says Nazi imagery betrays its 'just cause' In July, Hamas also condemned statements by Fathi Hamad, an official in the terror group, encouraging Palestinians to "attack every Jew on planet Earth."

EXCLUSIVE - Defense Sources: Turkey Aiding Islamic State Resurgence After Trump Devastated Caliphate Turkey has been working to bring thousands of Islamic State fighters to the region to launch campaigns in Iraq and Kurdish regions along the Syria-Iraq border, according to informed Middle Eastern defense officials.

Trump could Initiate Building of Third Temple as Head of Edom Jewish sources hint that the alliance between the U.S and Israel is the prophetic end-of-days coming together of Esav and Jacob as a prelude to the building of the Third Temple.

Russia, Turkey, Iran: Adversaries of the West's NATO Alliance Germany's outright rejection of Washington's request [to support Washington's proposal for a maritime protection force in the Arabian Gulf to protect shipping from attacks by Iran] is likely to inflame tensions further between Washington and Berlin.

Anglican Church of Canada no longer to pray for conversion of Jews The Anglican Church of Canada has removed a prayer calling for the conversion of the Jews.

Abbas mixes in Israel's election by ordering massive Palestinian construction in banned West Bank areas Mahmoud Abbas has directed his Palestinian Authority officials to embark on a massive construction project in all parts of the West Bank, effectively tearing up the A, B and C regions mandated by the 1993 Oslo peace framework accords.

Israel Welcomes 10% increase in tourists in 2019 "Summer begins with a hike in tourist arrivals to Israel," said Tourism Minister Yariv Levin.

Jordan orders closing of Aaron's Tomb, visiting Israelis were 'stripped down' Jordanian Minister Abdul Nasser Musa Abu al-Basal ordered the closure of Aaron's Tomb after a video surfaced showing some 500 Israelis praying there.

Saturday, August 03, 2019

8/3/19

Pro-Third Temple Politician: Prepare for War Responding to reports of an upcoming Israeli-Arab Peace summit hosted by the Trump administration, former MK Moshe Feiglin said that the result of this initiative will be a “war.

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinians Are Greater Threat to Jewish State Than Iran, Expert Says The Palestinians pose a “greater existential threat to the Jewish state of Israel than Iran and Syria,” the director of a Philadelphia-based think tank told Breitbart in a wide-ranging interview on the heels of a new poll that shows the overwhelming majority of Israelis (78%) do not see an end to the conflict in sight.

How Israel and Iran Would Unleash War upon Each Other Israel has bought 19 F-35s, which are scheduled to begin arriving in 2017.

Syria says Israel struck Quneitra, near border with Golan Heights Unclear whether strike on al-Bariqa was by air or a surface-to-surface missile.

Turkey's Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them Erdogan made the comments as he addressed senior provincial officials from the ruling AKP party in Ankara.

Report: Israel launched two attacks on Iranian targets in Irag in July According to Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Israel attacked a base in Ashraf, Iraq northeast of Baghdad on Sunday, targeting Iranian advisers and a shipment of ballistic missiles from Iran.

IDF: Next Gaza war will be short but deal "Massive Blow" to Hamas The military completes largest drill since Operation Protective Edge.

The coming of persecution for Christian Americans The Washington Examiner reported that Pastor Andrew Brunson said he was “astounded at the speed with which the U.S. is imploding” and that he predicts persecution of Christians will follow.

Turkey and NATA -The End? Turkey has been a valued member of NATO for 67 years because of its geostrategic position between Europe and Asia, it being part of the Middle East and the Muslim world and its proven military might.

Rivers of Dust: Water and the Middle East It is written that “Enannatum, ruler of Lagash,” slew “60 soldiers” from Umma.

Friday, August 02, 2019

8/2/19

How Israel and Iran Would Unleash War upon Each Other Israel has bought 19 F-35s, which are scheduled to begin arriving in 2017.

Iran's axis of resistance' Mapped: How Middle East is creating Cold War 2 Iran and the US may have only entered into a war of words so far, but both nations possess a large network of dedicated allies in the Middle East - leading many to fear that a Cold War is developing in the region.

'Time to eliminate Revolutionary Guard leader' Analyst of Arab issues says Iran knows they have no business in Syria, Iraq, suggests eliminating Revolutionary Guard's terror leader.

Russia to facilitate US-Iran render vows to ease growing tensions - 'Meeting this month' Russia will intervene to allow US and Iranian diplomats to meet and discuss growing tensions between the two countries later this month, former Pentagon official Michael Maloof has claimed.

Saudis and UAE begin quiet talks with Tehran in epic Gulf somersault The UAE and Saudi Arabia have quietly embarked on talks with Tehran, after waiting in vain for two months for US forces to punish Iran for attacking their oil facilities.

'Netanyahu can even bring the messiah' Maariv analyst: PM Netanyahu is up against 'deaf' man, Labor leader will become known as he who buried Left's hope of reclaiming power.

Turkey and NATO - The End? Turkey has been a valued member of NATO for 67 years because of its geostrategic position between Europe and Asia, it being part of the Middle East and the Muslim world and its proven military might.

EU tells new UK envoy there's no renegotiating Brexit deal The European Union has told Britain's new Europe adviser that it isn't prepared to renegotiate the Brexit agreement, three months before the country is due to leave the 28-nation bloc.

US and Russia end weapons pact, sparking fears of new arms race US to test new missile that had been banned under INF arms control treaty, Pompeo blames Russia for violating agreement for years; Moscow urges moratorium.

Archaeologists May Have Discovered Hometown of Goliath-But Still Insist He Never Existed Archeologists have been digging at Tell es-Safi in southern Israel for over two decades but the finds uncovered in the past season have them convinced the site is the location of Biblical Gath.

Thursday, August 01, 2019

8/1/19

Two attacks on two borders in one day: Is IDF ready for war on 3 fronts? Two attacks on two borders in less than 24 hours.

US appears to be seeking a pretext to start Persian Gulf war, Moscow warns, expressing 'concern' The US appears to be seeking a pretext for war in the Persian Gulf, Russia's Foreign Ministry has said, expressing concern at Washington's efforts to build up a coalition capable of deploying naval assets to the region.

Syria says Israel struck Quneitra, near border with Golan Heights Unclear whether strike on al-Bariqa was by air or a surface-to-surface missile.

Reasons Why Peaceful Resolutions for the Arab-Israeli Conflict Always Fail The cause of the problem is NOT the land. After the collapse of the Ottoman Empire, several Arab nations were created by fiat.

Ex-Shin Bet chief: Israel risks 'bloodshed' if it chooses to annex West Bank Yoram Cohen told Army Radio on Thursday that Israel should take steps to 'minimize the occupation'.

Top Rabbi in Israel: We Must Build the Third Temple The former Rabbi of the Old City of Jerusalem and one of the leading rabbis in Israel today said in an interview: "we must do everything in our power to build the Temple".

What Does Israel Want in Iraq? An Iranian political analyst has enumerated the reasons behind the Israeli regime's willingness to get closer to Iraq, saying Tel Aviv's main objective is to cut off Iran's links with the axis of anti-Israel nations in the Middle East.

Johnson appoints controversial 'pro-Iran' Defense Secretary, raises concern "As an MP I have visited Iran more than any other parliamentarian and the last time I went I did so with Jeremy Corbyn," said Ben Wallace.

Rivers of Dust: Water and the Middle East It is written that "Enannatum, ruler of Lagash," slew "60 soldiers" from Umma.

Prophecy Vindicated: Drilling Near Sea of Galilee Causing Record Earthquakes While seismologists in Israel believe they have found the cause of earthquake swarms centered around the Sea of Galilee, prophecies abound that seem to provide better answers.

Wednesday, July 31, 2019

7/31/19

IDF: Next Gaza war will be short but deal 'massive blow' to Hamas The military completes largest drill since Operation Protective Edge.

The Palestinians Continue to Reject Any Settlement with Israel The "Deal of the Century" and the Bahrain conference show that Saudi Arabia and the Gulf States, like other Islamic countries, have no real reason to oppose either normal relations with Israel or a settlement aimed at improving the lives of the Palestinians.

Hamas says it does not oppose a state along the 1967 borders Hamas politburo Chief Ismail Haniyeh said Hamas does not oppose the creation of a Palestinian state along the 1967 borders in a gradual manner, but Hamas insists on not recognizing Israel, stressing that the Palestinian resistance has missiles that can hit any target in Israel.

Jared Kushner arrives in Israel after meeting Jordan king on US peace plan Kushner is currently visiting the region and expected to visit five more countries, including Israel.

Pro-Third Temple Politician: Prepare for War Responding to reports of an upcoming Israeli-Arab Peace summit hosted by the Trump administration, former MK Moshe Feiglin said that the result of this initiative will be a war.

Iran missile sites Mapped: Tehran's war capability revealed amid tensions with West Iran's missile tests last week have sent shockwaves through the Western world over the state and capability of their secretive ballistic missile sites.

Only the EU can ease US-Iran tensions To many observers, Europe's performance in defusing the crisis between Iran and the United States has been an embarrassing display of inept diplomacy and further evidence of European weakness.

Palestine, Jordan boost economic ties A joint Palestinian-Jordanian team of customs administrations, in coordination with the Ministries of Industry, Economy and Transport of both countries, is set to begin consultations over the coming days and weeks to discuss details of the establishment of a logistics zone for trade exchange between the two sides.

Israel backs West Bank homes for settlers and Palestinians Israel has approved the construction of 6,000 new homes for Jewish settlers and 700 homes for Palestinians in the occupied West Bank.

Did Abbas just ditch Oslo? Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's surprise visit to Jordan and meeting with King Abdullah II on July 24 telegraphed that an important decision was about to be made.

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

7/30/19

IDF Drilling on evacuating communities close to Egypt's Sinai Peninsula IDF is concerned that terrorists will cross out of Gaza and then make their way back into Israel to attacks troops and civilians from the Sinai.

PA premier: Without a two-state solution, Israel will suffer 'demographic death' Mohammad Shtayyeh says Palestinians are majority between Jordan River and Mediterranean for 1st time since 1948; slams US envoy's comments on Palestinian rights; hosts Meretz group.

Iraq plans to build new oil pipeline via Jordan Iraq's oil ministry says it's making progress to reduce imports and increase revenues.

UK could play leading role in coalition to protect Gulf shipping The Royal Navy is already protecting British-flagged ships through the Strait of Hormuz from the threat of an Iranian attack.

Report: Israel launched two attacks on Iranian targets in Iraq in July According to Al-Sharq Al-Awsat, Israel attacked a base in Ashraf, Iraq northeast of Baghdad on Sunday, targeting Iranian advisers and a shipment of ballistic missiles from Iran.

Muslim Brotherhood Accuses Egyptian President of Making Isaiah Prophecy Come True In a criticism of their arch-nemesis, the current president of Egypt, The Muslim Brotherhood cited a prophecy from the Book of Isaiah.

Anti-British EU bigwig - who wants Spanish control of Gibraltar - stirs up trouble for UK Spanish socialist Josep Borrell is set to become the EU's top diplomat in November - but as Madrid's foreign affairs chief, the 72 years old has been far from diplomatic.

Turkey Adopts Eurasianism Few observers back then warned that Erdogan's pro-West facade was fake and his deep adherence to political Islam, an enemy of the Western civilization, would one day urge him to seek non-Western alliances.

The coming of persecution for Christian Americans The Washington Examiner reported that Pastor Andrew Brunson said he was "astounded at the speed with which the U.S. is imploding" and that he predicts persecution of Christians will follow.

UK PM Johnson tells Ireland: We leave EU on Oct. 31 'no matter what' British Prime Minister Boris Johnson told his Irish counterpart Leo Varadkar on Tuesday that Britain will be leaving the European Union "no matter what" on Oct. 31, stressing that the so-called Irish backstop had to be removed from any exit deal.

Monday, July 29, 2019

7/29/19

Israel's Foreign Minister to Announce Plan for all World Embassies to Move to Jerusalem The Israeli government is preparing an official initiative, including an incentive package, to encourage countries to relocate their embassies to Jerusalem.

Ahead of Kushner visit to Mideast, Jordan, Egypt leaders meet for Israeli-Palestinian peace talks President Sisi and King Abdullah reaffirmed their support for a two-state solution, Egypt says.

Turkey's Erdogan: Whoever is on Israel's side, we are against them Erdogan made the comments as he addressed senior provincial officials from the ruling AKP party in Ankara.

'We won't accept Palestinian city adjacent to settlements' Binyamin Council head reports for time being work halted in new PA city adjacent to Shilo Bloc. Inquiries ongoing with security officials.

EXCLUSIVE: Palestinians Are Greater Threat to Jewish State Than Iran, Expert Says The Palestinians pose a "greater existential threat to the Jewish state of Israel than Iran and Syria," the director of a Philadelphia-based think tank told Breitbart in a wide-ranging interview on the heels of a new poll that shows the overwhelming majority of Israelis (78%) do not see an end to the conflict in sight.

How the Oil from Your Olive Tree can be Used in the 3rd Temple What if I told you that oil from the olive tree that you plant in Israel, will be used as the anointing oil in the Third Temple?

Boris Johnson Reviving Britain's Standing on the World Stage Mr Johnson's determination to help Britain reclaim its status as a leading world power after the drift of the May years is reflected in the stature of his appointments, especially regarding Britain's engagement with the outside world.

Barreling Toward a Nuclear and Ballistic Missile Arms Race in the Middle East The Middle East is barreling toward a nuclear and ballistic missile arms race.

Today's Crusade Against Jerusalem is Being Fought by This Small Group of Heroes This might come to you as a surprise, but here it goes: The Crusader conquest of Jerusalem of 1099 has never really gone away.

Second Israeli attack on Iranian targets in E. Iraq reported by Iraqi sources A second Israeli attack in 10 days on Iranian Guards' and Iraqi militia forces in eastern Iraq was claimed on Sunday, July 28 by Iraqi military sources.

Saturday, July 27, 2019

7/27/19

Survey: 77% of Religious Zionist Israelis Want the Right to Pray on the Temple Mount A survey conducted by the Direct Polls Institute last week revealed that in Israel’s religious Zionist communities, there is an across-the-board consensus regarding the Temple Mount reports Makor Rishon.

How Israel has contained Iran by using Syria as a battleground ISRAEL has managed to contain Iranian ambitions in the Middle East due to their military involvement in Syria, a former IDF General has revealed.

Things are heating up between Israel and Hezbollah in the Golan - Analysis The past week alone saw two deadly attacks against Iranian proxies in southern Syria attributed to Israel.

Israel’s latest missile attack in S. Syria hit a new Iranian intelligence post with overview of N. Israel In Israel’s attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria early Wednesday, July 24, its surface missiles leveled a new Iranian forward intelligence station for an overview of northern Israel and parts of the eastern Mediterranean, which had just begun functioning. just 11km from the Israeli border.

Iran says its missile tests are ‘entirely defensive, not against any country’ After US officials say Tehran fired Shahab-3 ballistic missile, sources in the Islamic Republic say weapons are meant ‘only to respond to aggression’.

Eat Iran's Lunch Before They Have Us for Dinner Iran has crossed a new threshold in nuclear enrichment.

New UK Prime Minister Descended From Rabbi, ‘Feels Jewish’ Boris Johnson, the newly-elected Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, isn’t Jewish.

PA warns: "The most dangerous season of Judaization" has begun Three days ago, on the Jewish fast day 17th of Tammuz, which sets off a three-week-period of mourning for the destruction of Jerusalem and the two Temples, the Palestinian Authority warned that "the most dangerous season of Judaization" has begun.

Why Iran Wants to Get Bombed Rarely has a foreign country seemed so eager to get bombed by the United States as Iran does right now.

Fasting and the Seventeenth of Tammuz Five really bad things happened to the Jewish people on the Seventeenth of Tammuz.

Friday, July 26, 2019

7/26/19

Iran military strength revealed as tensions with the UK soar-shock chart Tensions between Iran and the UK and the west have reached new highs following the seizure of the British flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, bringing the countries one step closer to conflict.

Oil is probably the reason we won't go to war with Iran Many cynics have long contended that the real reason the U.S. entered a slew of recent wars was only to protect American oil interests.

What's Purpose of Iraqi PM's Recent Short Visit to Iran? Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi travelled to Iran on Monday evening in an unexpected visit that lasted only for a couple of hours, holding talks with Iran's president.

Eat Iran's Lunch Before They Have Us for Dinner Diplomatic efforts notwithstanding, the free world must realize that the threat posed by a nuclear Iran would be different from any other nation obtaining such weapons.

No F-35 for You: One NATO Member Could Purchase Russia's Su-35 Fighter In a move that threatens to reaffirm the growing military rift between Turkey and NATO, Russia's defense industry is stepping up its efforts to sell Ankara its Su-35 fighter on the heels of the S-400 deal that saw Turkey's ejection from the F-35 program.

Iran test-fires a ballistic missile in dramatic ratcheting of tensions in the Gulf Iran test-fired a Shahab-3 missile which travelled 680 miles from its south coast.

Syria war: 'World shrugs' as 103 civilians killed in 10 days More than 100 people, including 26 children, have died in government attacks on hospitals, schools, markets and bakeries in the past 10 days, the UN's human rights chief said.

Israel's latest missile attack in S. Syria hit a new Iranian intelligence post with overview of N. Israel In Israel's attack on Tal al-Hara in southern Syria early Wednesday, July 24, its surface missiles leveled a new Iranian forward intelligence station for an overview of northern Israel and parts of the eastern Mediterranean, which had just begun functioning. just 11km from the Israeli border.

Scientists almost didn't detect approach of 'city-killer asteroid' Alan Duffy was confused. On Thursday, the astronomer's phone was suddenly flooded with calls from reporters wanting to know about a large asteroid that had just whizzed past Earth, and he couldn't figure out "why everyone was so alarmed."

Why was the Saudi blogger attacked on the Temple Mount? Middle East expert: 'Assault on Saudi blogger is a result of a long-standing struggle between the Muslim Brotherhood and Saudi heritage.'