Friday, October 23, 2020

10/23/20

 PA official: Sudan to become third ‘backstabbing’ Arab country “We have seen reports suggesting that the Trump plan includes a scheme to settle Palestinian refugees in Arab countries, including Sudan. If true, this would be a very dangerous development.”

‘Yes, yes, yes’: Why peace with Khartoum would be true paradigm shift for Israel The big, poor African state and the small, rich Gulf monarchies couldn’t be more different; for a start, unlike Bahrain and the UAE, Sudan actually went to war against Israel.

Russia's attempts to move closer to Egypt is made possible by US absence BEHIND THE LINES: The efforts of Moscow to assert itself as a power in the Eastern Mediterranean should sound a cautionary note.

How the U.S. Can Help Israel Maintain its Military Edge President Trump rightly heralded recent peace agreements Israel made with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain as "the dawn of a new Middle East."

A powerful & game-changing Russia/China military alliance is ‘quite possible’ in future but not on the cards yet, says Putin An alliance between two of the planet's three most powerful militaries would profoundly alter the world order. Vladimir Putin believes that it is possible in the future that Russia and China could unite, but not yet necessary.

Hamas has secret cyber headquarters in Turkey - report The headquarters deal primarily with funding and coordination and was set up two years ago in Turkey's most populous city, Istanbul.

In France, Macron Claims That ‘Fear is About to Change Sides’ Will the murder of Samuel Paty at long last lead France to do what it must to meet the Islamic threat within?

War To Continue in Nagorno-Karabakh Until Turkey’s Appetite Is Suppressed Absent a dampening Western influence, Armenians are trapped in a devastating war and further regional escalation looms.

Antisemitism rising in anti-vaxxer movement, UK study finds The study analyzed 27 of the leading anti-vaccination groups present on Facebook and Twitter, with 79% of them having content that was deemed antisemitic.

Watch: U.N. Chief Guterres Praises Pope for Backing Same-Sex Civil Unions The decision by Pope Francis to offer his tentative support for civil union laws for same-sex couples was praised Thursday by U.N. chief Antonio Guterres.

Thursday, October 22, 2020

10/22/20

 Pope says homosexuals should be covered by civil union laws "What we have to create is a civil union law. That way they are legally covered. I stood up for that," he said.

Pope Francis calls for civil union law for same-sex couples, in shift from Vatican stance In a documentary that premiered Wednesday in Rome, Pope Francis called for the passage of civil union laws for same-sex couples, departing from the position of the Vatican’s doctrinal office and the pope’s predecessors on the issue.

Sudan Will Be Next to Normalize Relations with Israel Sudan will soon be taken off the American list of state sponsors of terrorism. It has first to agree to pay $335 million dollars to the families of victims of Sudan-sponsored terrorism.

Palestinians: ‘Big disaster’ if we lose Sudan They claimed that Khartoum has been facing heavy pressure and “blackmail” from the US administration in return for removing Sudan the list of state sponsors of terror.

Anti-Semitism in Today's Europe The legacy of anti-Semitism in Europe is a long and painful one. It had its culmination in the Holocaust.

EU allocates millions to groups with links to Palestinian terrorists: NGO Monitor In 2019, EU issued several grants worth total of $7 million involving Palestinian NGOs with links to PLFP.

Palestinians: What Failure Looks Like The leaders did not travel to Syria to find ways to help the Palestinians living there.

Countries waiting to see if Trump wins before moving on Israel normalization The White House is attempting to leverage momentum from Israel's normalization deals with Bahrain and the UAE to get more Arab countries on board before the U.S. election.

Iran Holds Air Defense War Games After Rise in Border Tensions, Arms Sale Ban Lifted As Iran faces pressure imposed both from external powers and regional unrest, the country's armed forces have staged a massive set of war games demonstrating their capabilities to protect the skies of the Islamic Republic.

World War 3: Russian Navy escorts Iran tanker to Syria as risk of UK intervention mounts Russia has escorted an Iranian oil tanker through the Mediterranean Sea, in a move which could risk intervention by UK forces.

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

10/21/20

 Netanyahu: We made peace because we are strong Prime minister says Abraham Accords will bring economic benefits to Israel. 'Peace does not come from 'withdrawing to indefensible borders.'

Israeli minister sees another normalisation deal before U.S. election An Israeli official predicted on Wednesday that the United States would announce another deal establishing ties between Israel and an Arab or Muslim country before the U.S. election.

Report: Qatar and Israel growing closer over aid to Gaza An Israeli team visited Doha and arranged for a $60 million transfer to Hamas by year’s end to buy quiet.

Smart, Not Small: The Abraham Accords and the Role of Small States Rather than address state actors as big or small, international relations theory might more profitably think in terms of smart vs. foolish.

Israeli Lawmakers Look to Bring All Visiting Foreign Dignitaries Onto Temple Mount For the first time, a lobbying group met in the Knesset to discuss the subject of the Temple Mount.

Rouhani Says Next U.S. President Must Admit Defeat, ‘Surrender to Iran’ Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday the Islamic republic is entirely uninterested in the outcome of the 2020 U.S. presidential election because the next incumbent of the White House will have to surrender to the Iranian nation.

Radical Islamic network threatens French society, warns Macron after beheading Macron vowed to officially dissolve the Sheikh Yassin organization, a group named after Hamas’ founder that was “directly involved” in the beheading.

Mark Esper: Peace treaties aim to build 'security construct' against Iran "So many... countries in the region recognize that the biggest concern they have... is Iran and its maligned behavior," he said Craft responding to Zarif: "You can't have it both ways".

Armenia Wants Iran's Help, Azerbaijan Says US, Russia, France Not Doing Enough to End Conflict Armenia is seeking Iran's support in pressuring Azerbaijan, while Azerbaijan also appreciates the Islamic Republic's diplomatic overtures.

Recessions Are A Good Thing, Let Them Happen It is a given that you should never mention the “R” word. People immediately assume you mean the end of the world: death, disaster, and destruction.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

10/20/20

 Fatah: Let Jerusalem “be freed of the Jews” and prepare “the Jews’ graveyard” Abbas’ Fatah Movement recently posted a video with a song calling for Jerusalem “to be freed of the Jews.”

Iran Speaker Says Muslim Nations Should Unite Against 'Cruel' U.S. Sanctions The speaker of the Iranian parliament has called on Muslim nations to stand alongside Tehran in the face of what he described as "cruel and illegal" sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump's administration this month.

No Longer United Against Israel: The New Arab World The Arab states are no longer a single bloc opposing Israel but are divided into two coalitions. One is on Iran’s side; the other is against it.

Clash of the Titans? To think that a conflict over a rugged enclave in the South Caucasus was of little importance would be naive.

Muslims VS Muslims on Temple Mount: ‘Palestinians’ Blast Gulf Arabs for Visiting Holy Site The ‘Palestinian’ Authority’s ruling Fatah party expressed outrage following the visit of a delegation of Arabs from the UAE on Thursday to the Temple Mount.

North Korea’s New ICBM: Why the “Monster Missile” Matters From the author: First and foremost, it matters—along with the panoply of other missiles displayed in the parade—because it shows the progress North Korea continues to make on strategic weapons despite the effects of sanctions and Kim’s continuing restraint in ICBM flight testing.

France, Egypt join forces to reach settlement in Libya Observers are optimistic about the new initiative launched by Paris and Cairo to solve the Libyan crisis.

A Realpolitik Appraisal of Russia’s Motivations and Goals in Ukraine What explains Russian conduct in its former sphere of influence? The question is again important, as Belarus faces an uprising, and the question of Ukraine and Georgia joining NATO is back to the forefront.

Who Is Responsible for the 'Crisis' in Islam? Other Arabs said that Muslims have only themselves to blame for the "crisis" in their religion. They are referring to the use of Islam, by many Muslims, to carry out terrorist attacks and other atrocities against Muslims and non-Muslims.

With church visits and rallies, Trump and Biden target states they hope to flip Trump starts day in Las Vegas church before heading to fundraiser as he bids to turn Nevada red; Biden looks to reclaim North Carolina for Democrats for first time since 2008.

Monday, October 19, 2020

10/19/20

 Russia holds joint naval drills with Egypt in Black Sea At a time of escalating regional tensions with Turkey, Egypt holds first naval joint exercises with Russia.

Israel-UAE peace deal 'big' for trade in Middle East Israel's peace deals with the UAE and Bahrain are "going to be big" for business and trade in the region, one of the most influential businessmen in the Middle East has told the BBC.

Iran expected to export weapons immediately as embargo ends US sanctions have crippled the Iranian economy, coupled with low oil prices and Tehran needs cash.

Arab States Look to Israel for Food Sustenance Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli expertise, investors in each country tell ISRAEL21c.

Israel & Bahrain to establish diplomatic ties in Manama ceremony A joint US-Israel delegation is due in Manama on Sunday, Oct. 18 to sign a formal treaty establishing diplomatic relations between Bahrain and Israel.

Why the UAE is looking to Israel to secure its food supplies Myriad deals between the two countries run the gamut from health-tech to diamonds, but food-tech and agri-tech are top priorities, investors agree.

Turkey vs Greece: EU's failure to act will trigger conflict in east Med, warns expert The European Union's failure to act again Turkish "encroachment" in the eastern Mediterranean is a "recipe for disaster" which will trigger a military incident, an expert has warned against a backdrop of the country's ongoing tensions with Greece.

Erdogan Does What He Can Get Away With In 2010, Turkey’s “Zero Problems” foreign-policy doctrine was the marvel of the Mediterranean and the Middle East.

"A Darker Side": The Persecution of Christians, September 2020 A 6-year-old Christian girl was "beaten and raped after being forcibly taken to the home of a Muslim rapist in broad daylight.... the local Muslim community are threatening the Christian parents with violence, the rape of their other daughters and financial ruin if they proceed with a legal case against paedophile Muhammad Waqas (18 yrs)...

Pope Francis assures atheists: You don’t have to believe in God to go to heaven In comments likely to enhance his progressive reputation, Pope Francis has written a long, open letter to the founder of La Repubblica newspaper, Eugenio Scalfari, stating that non-believers would be forgiven by God if they followed their consciences.

Saturday, October 17, 2020

10/17/20

 For first time ever: More Jews pray on Temple Mount than Western Wall In a recent video taken during Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles), Israeli videographer Moshe Nisimboyim took a tour of Jerusalem’s Old City comparing the turnout at the iconic Western Wall to the Temple Mount.


Israeli cabinet approves UAE deal, Netanyahu says will meet its leader Israel’s cabinet approved a normalization deal with the United Arab Emirates on Monday and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince had spoken and agreed to meet soon.

Assad: Open to Israel peace talks if Golan Heights returned to Syria Israel and Syria have technically been at war since the conclusion of the 1967 Six-Day war.

PA Mufti: Sharia’h obligates every Muslim to wage Jihad against what the PA calls “the thieving Jews” Referring to previous Islamic religious rulings that “obligate” Muslims to “fight against the thieving Jews,” a host on official PA TV interviewed the PA Grand Mufti on the aspects of Sharia’h law in connection with the UAE and Bahrain’s recent peace agreements with Israel.

India, Israel and UAE – The New ‘Trilateral Block’ On Way – Israeli Envoy With the normalization of ties between Israel and the UAE and India’s historical-bond with Israel, especially in defense & technology and with the UAE, as one of the largest trading partners, the three nations could be on way form a trilateral block in West Asia.

7 Central banks are weighing their own digital currencies – this is what they could look like After Facebook shocked policymakers with its plan to launch a digital currency last year, central banks have been forging ahead with discussions on how they could create their own virtual money.

Report: France considers alternatives to two-state solution A recent report cites senior French diplomats as saying that the Trump-negotiated Abraham Accords have changed the political reality in the Middle East, opening up the possibility of a negotiated reconciliation between Israel and the Palestinians that does not necessarily require the creation of an independent Palestinian entity inside Israel.

China reaffirms support for Iran as it calls for new Middle East forum The forum would 'enhance mutual understanding through dialogue' and explore solutions for the region.

North Korea’s massive new missile could help Iran threaten Israel North Korea’s military parade and its arsenal, along with Iran’s progress on missile technology, illustrate how these countries have achieved success in the last decade.

Pompeo Says China Has Deployed 60,000 Soldiers to Border with India China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has “stacked 60,000 soldiers against the Indians in the north” of India, along the two countries’ Himalayan border, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday.

Nibiru Expert: Record asteroids in 2020 means 'Final Redemption Approaching' The media has been swamped with COVID-19 updates and election news but a quick look reveals that a surprising number of asteroids have come in close proximity to the earth and even more are on the way.

Why the Left Hates Religion And why Christians and Jews are Public Enemy #1 for progressives.

Friday, October 16, 2020

10/16/20

 Hamas' TV: Islam allows for murder of Jews as they are criminals Viewers tuning in to the TV show "Self-Sacrificing Fighter" (Fida’i) watched Jewish characters say they hate all Arabs, and Arab characters justify the murder of Jews.

Avi Abraham Benlolo: The path to peace in the Mideast is not a straight line A new poll shows that 59 per cent of Jordanians and Saudis, along with 58 per cent of Egyptians and 56 per cent of U.A.E. residents support normalization with Israel.

Iran says hackers attacked two of its key institutions Hackers launched large-scale attacks on two Iranian government institutions this week, a senior official said on Thursday, without giving details on the targets or the suspected perpetrators.

Palestinians warn of apartheid, one state with new settler housing plans The Palestinian Authority warned the United Nations that Israel had paved the way for apartheid and a one-state reality with its advancement and approval this week of plans for 5,288 new settler homes.

‘Turkey’s continued embrace of terrorist groups, including the Islamic State (ISIS), has caused havoc’ Here is more indication that what is behind the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict is the same imperative that has been behind 1,400 years of aggression by Muslims against Christians: the Islamic call to “fight them until religion is all for Allah” (Qur’an 8:39).

The Armenian-Azerbaijani Conflict and Its Implications for Iran The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan over Nagorno-Karabakh has put the Islamic regime of Iran in a difficult position.

Erdogan Declares War on Arabs "Some countries in our region did not exist yesterday, and they may not exist in the future...." — Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, addressing parliament on October 1, 2020.

Turkey is growing more assertive on the world stage but also more isolated, says experts When violence flared up between Armenia and Azerbaijan last month over the region of Nagorno-Karabakh, the international community swiftly called on both sides to end hostilities - except Turkey.

Viewpoint: Why Turkey is flexing its muscles abroad Immediately after a long-simmering conflict in the South Caucasus burst into open warfare late last month, Turkey came to the aid of its Turkic allies in Azerbaijan.

‘Chapters’ in Bible were invented by Anti-Semitic Christians. One Torah educator seeks to reverse it First, a little Biblical history. When God gave the Torah to Moses on Mount Sinai, it did not come down from Heaven neatly divided into the chapters with which we are familiar today.

Thursday, October 15, 2020

10/15/20

 For First Time Ever: More Jews Pray on Temple Mount Than Western Wall [WATCH] In a recent video taken during Sukkot (Feast of Tabernacles), Israeli videographer Moshe Nisimboyim took a tour of Jerusalem’s Old City comparing the turnout at the iconic Western Wall to the Temple Mount.

Netanyahu: 'Perceived for decades as enemy, Israel now seen as strong ally' 'Since beginning of Zionism, one hand is holding the weapon, the other is extended to those who seek peace'.

Netanyahu:'One day, the Palestinians will recognize Israel as the Jewish state' Watch: PM delivers remarks at Knesset hearing for approval of UAE agreement.

UAE terror chief to 'Post': We must pool resources with Israel to fight terror Since 9/11, the UAE has developed a comprehensive strategy to target terrorism in the region, symbolized by its sending troops to Afghanistan alongside the US.

Poll: 79% of Saudis 'see pathway to peace with Israel' As Pompeo met with Saudi FM in Washington DC, 58% of Saudis favorable to President Trump's Mideast plan.

Gantz: Our hand is extended, it’s about time for Palestinians to join journey of peace 'Without a strong Israel, there is no stable Middle East,' Gantz says. Israel's Defense Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz called upon the Palestinians to go back to the negotiating table with Israel.

Iran's Next Move: Arms Transfers to South America? In August, [Colombia's] President Ivan Duque... claimed that the Nicolás Maduro regime in Venezuela is looking to acquire medium-to-long-range missiles from the Islamic Republic of Iran.

France warns Turkey of EU sanctions over 'provocations' France has warned Turkey that it could face European Union sanctions, after Ankara redeployed its search vessel on a new energy exploration mission in the eastern Mediterranean.

Spacecraft may hunt for life as it flies past Venus this week Following the discovery of phosphine gas in the clouds of Venus last month, raising the prospects of life, a spacecraft is set to fly by the second planet in the solar system Wednesday.

Nibiru Expert: Record Asteroids in 2020 Means ‘Final Redemption Approaching’ The media has been swamped with COVID-19 updates and election news but a quick look reveals that a surprising number of asteroids have come in close proximity to the earth and even more are on the way.

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

10/14/20

 Lebanon, Israel begin landmark maritime border talks Despite being technically at war with Israel, the 'historic' talks offer Lebanon a economic life-line.

Hezbollah, Amal criticize Lebanon team for border talks with Israel Formally still at war after decades of conflict, Lebanon and Israel agreed to launch talks via US mediation over a maritime border running through potentially gas-rich Mediterranean waters.

Saudi Arabia presides over G-20 interfaith forum Saudi Arabia is presiding over a virtual global interfaith forum with participation from Muslim clerics, Jewish rabbis, Christian priests and others religious figures.

Vibes in the Middle East In the movie, the WWII commandos evade the enemy, scale the mountain, enter the fortress, plant the explosives designed to wreck the guns used against Allied forces and escape to a safe place to watch the effects.

Report: France Considers Alternatives to Two-State Solution A recent report cites senior French diplomats as saying that the Trump-negotiated Abraham Accords have changed the political reality in the Middle East, opening up the possibility of a negotiated reconciliation between Israel and the Palestinians that does not necessarily require the creation of an independent Palestinian entity inside Israel.

Pompeo urges Saudi Arabia to consider normalizing relations with Israel The United States is trying to persuade more Gulf countries to strike accords with Israel, as the UAE and Bahrain did.

8 tenets of the New World Order revealed – and every one of them is on the ballot Nov. 3 The term “New World Order” has become ubiquitous among elitist members of the political class but what would a newly ordered, totally transformed society as proposed by Joe Biden and Kamala Harris actually look like?

Why Palestinians Will Not Accept Advice from Arabs Palestinian leaders are continuing to act not only against the advice of [former Egyptian President Hosni] Mubarak and other Arabs, but also against the interests of their own people.

MI5 boss says Russian and Chinese threats to UK 'growing in severity' MI5’s new boss has said the spy threats posed by China and Russia to the UK are “growing in severity and complexity” while the terrorist threat from Isis and the far right “persists at scale”.

Why the Left Hates Religion Americans remain the most religious people in the industrialized world: 87% believe in God, two-thirds say they’re Christians, and 45% attend religious services at least once a month (23% weekly).

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

10/13/20

 India, Israel & UAE – The New ‘Trilateral Block’ On Way – Israeli Envoy With the normalization of ties between Israel and the UAE and India’s historical-bond with Israel, especially in defence & technology and with the UAE, as one of the largest trading partners, the three nations could be on way form a trilateral block in West Asia.

Pompeo Says China Has Deployed 60,000 Soldiers to Border with India China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has “stacked 60,000 soldiers against the Indians in the north” of India, along the two countries’ Himalayan border, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told Fox News on Friday.

Israel sees commercial aviation deal with UAE within days Israel and the United Arab Emirates will sign a commercial aviation deal imminently, an Israeli official said on Tuesday, as the countries cemented newly normalised relations ahead of reciprocal delegation visits expected next week.

US-Israeli delegation set to visit Bahrain on Sunday Mission to discuss formal peace accord, advance further collaborations in various fields.

Is a New Israel-UAE Coin the Key to True Peace in the Middle East? The historic normalization pact between Israel and the UAE is changing the course of world history and how Arab countries see Israel.

PA Mufti: Sharia’h obligates every Muslim to wage Jihad against what the PA calls “the thieving Jews” Referring to previous Islamic religious rulings that “obligate” Muslims to “fight against the thieving Jews,” a host on official PA TV interviewed the PA Grand Mufti on the aspects of Sharia’h law in connection with the UAE and ‎Bahrain’s recent peace agreements with Israel.

Palestinian PM: 'God help us if there are four more years of Trump' Shtayyeh laments unilateral steps taken by Israel in the region, calls for 'land for peace' agreement.

Turkey: Erdogan Fueling Hostility Against the West The current problem is greater than the Turkish government's violations against territorial waters and airspace of Greece, its continued occupation of northern Cyprus, or its threatening Europe with mass Muslim immigration or Islamist terrorists, among other hostile actions.

Catholic apologist: Allah, Trinity refer to same God Mr. Staples argues at great length that the Vatican II statement that God’s plan of salvation includes Muslims means only that God desires them to be saved.

7 Central banks are weighing their own digital currencies – this is what they could look like CNBC: The Bank for International Settlements and seven central banks published a report laying out some key requirements for central bank digital currencies, or CBDCs.

Monday, October 12, 2020

10/12/20

 Head Imam of Temple Mt Panics as Muslims Begin to Acknowledge Temple's Existence A prominent Palestinian religious leader slammed the Gulf States for normalizing relations with Israel by claiming that the Abraham Accords are based on the “false Zionist narrative” that the Jewish Temples once stood on the Temple Mount.

Signs Saudis are edging towards historic Israel peace Will they or won't they? It's a question on a lot of people's minds in the Middle East right now.

Israeli cabinet approves UAE deal, Netanyahu says will meet its leader Israel’s cabinet approved a normalisation deal with the United Arab Emirates on Monday and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he and Abu Dhabi’s crown prince had spoken and agreed to meet soon.

Assad: Open to Israel peace talks if Golan Heights returned to Syria Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad said that his government would be open to peace talks with Israel on the condition that the Golan Heights are returned to Syria.

Israel unblocks big immigration of Ethiopian Jews Israel has approved a plan to bring 2,000 Ethiopian Jews to the country, marking a major step towards ending a decades-long saga over their fate.

Report: Israel, Hamas on verge of signing six-month ceasefire Long-term truce will see terrorist group receive funds from Qatar, as prisoner swap deal on cards as well.

Archeological Finds In Israel Undermine the ‘Palestinian’ Narrative As is well-known, Palestinian leaders like to backdate – using their vivid oriental imaginations – the presence of the “Palestinian people” in “Palestine.”

Saudi Arabia: We, Too, Are Fed Up with the Palestinians Many Saudis and other Gulf citizens expressed support for Prince Bandar bin Abdulaziz's criticism of the Palestinians, with some saying the time has come for a new Palestinian leadership that prioritizes its people's interests and does not pocket the financial aid sent to them by the Arab countries and the West.

China reaffirms support for Iran as it calls for new Middle East forum The forum would 'enhance mutual understanding through dialogue' and explore solutions for the region.

North Korea’s massive new missile could help Iran threaten Israel North Korea’s military parade and its arsenal, along with Iran’s progress on missile technology, illustrate how these countries have achieved success in the last decade.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

10/10/20

 Erdogan: ‘Jerusalem Has Been Our City For Thousands of Years’ Erdogan addressed the opening of the Turkish Parliament on October 1 with a ringing declaration that “Jerusalem Has Been Our City For Thousands of Years.” 

Gantz says Turkey opposed to regional peace "Definitely the question of Turkey is a very complicated one, because Turkey is part of NATO," the defense minister said.

Netanyahu discusses Iran with Putin after reports of possible S-400 sale Conversation comes days after Russian ambassador to Tehran said Moscow would have ‘no problem’ selling it advanced air defense system when arms ban expires later this month.

Islamic Jihad: We're interested in joining the PLO Islamic Jihad terrorist organization agrees to join the PLO on the basis of an armed resistance against Israel.

Netanyahu pushes plan to airlift 2,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel Announcement of NIS 370 million project comes days after video surfaces of prominent anti-government protest leader making race-tinged remark to cop from Ethiopian community.

3 Ways America Can Support Its New Model For Arab-Israeli Peace The best way of containing anti-normalization backlash is through making support for projects under the Israel-UAE and Israel-Bahrain agreements a bipartisan top priority in the Middle East.

Jordan opens its airspace to Israeli flights under new treaty Agreement in making for several years, talks greatly boosted by Israel-UAE, Israel-Bahrain normalization.

EU gives Palestinians ultimatum by linking aid to financial ties with Israel European Union leaders have told the Palestinian Authority they will refuse to provide any additional financial aid as long as the Palestinians refuse to accept tax revenues collected by Israel, European diplomats and Israeli officials tell me.

Iran backs Azerbaijan, sends arms to Armenia Iran like Turkey consistently supports Azerbaijan, the fourth Shiite Islamic majority nation in the world, while refraining from roundly condemning Christian Armenia, at a time that the two Caucasian nations are locked in fierce combat over the Nagorno Karabakh enclave. 

US election: Do you need Jesus to win the White House? White evangelicals helped Donald Trump win the White House in 2016 but a different type of Christian voter could tip the result this time.

Friday, October 09, 2020

10/9/20

 Assad: Return of Golan Heights is precondition to Israel-Syria peace Assad also noted that negotiations are not currently taking place between Syria and Israel at the moment.

Avi Benlolo: Is Saudi Arabia preparing for peace with Israel? A Saudi prince has been scathing in his criticism of the Palestinian response to the peace pacts between Israel, the U.E.A. and Bahrain.


How Donald Trump’s Middle East deal will affect China’s arms sales in the region The Abraham Accords bring several US allies closer and recognise that the threat posed by Iran is a greater driver than their historical antagonism.

Israel’s Use of Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Future of War These kinds of technologies will keep Israel at the front of advanced wars.

Female suicide bomber felt “like a bride on her wedding day, preparing to go to her groom” During the Palestinian Authority’s terror war – the second Intifada – which lasted ‎almost 5 years and during which over 1,100 Israelis were murdered, terrorist Shifa Al-‎Qudsi took on a suicide mission.

Fighting in the Caucasus: Erdogan's Ottoman Ambitions Turkey's support for Azerbaijan, which could prove to be decisive in the conflict, stems from Mr Erdogan's determination to recreate the glory of the Ottoman Empire, when Turkey formed the epicentre of the Muslim world.

Russia checkmates Turkey on Caucasus chessboard Turkey's military aid to Azerbaijan is approaching a red line that could put it on a collision course with Russia.

Erdogan Defends Turkey’s Military Expansion into Fifth Country: Qatar Turkey’s president on Thursday defended his country’s military presence in Qatar, claiming it serves as a regional source of “stability and peace.”

Christians Banned from Holding Prayer Vigils, Peaceful Protests Near UK Abortion Clinic The Manchester City Council has passed an order banning prayer vigils and peaceful protests around the Marie Stopes abortion clinic, the Christian Institute reports Friday.

Thursday, October 08, 2020

10/8/20

 Netanyahu pushes plan to airlift 2,000 Ethiopian Jews to Israel Announcement of NIS 370 million project comes days after video surfaces of prominent anti-government protest leader making race-tinged remark to cop from Ethiopian community.

Jordan opens its airspace to Israeli flights under new treaty Agreement in making for several years, talks greatly boosted by Israel-UAE, Israel-Bahrain normalization.

Hamas brainstorms with Bahraini figures opposed to Israel peace deal Hamas and Bahraini leaders opposed to the peace agreement met in Lebanon to discuss strategy.

EU gives Palestinians ultimatum by linking aid to financial ties with Israel European Union leaders have told the Palestinian Authority they will refuse to provide any additional financial aid as long as the Palestinians refuse to accept tax revenues collected by Israel, European diplomats and Israeli officials tell me.

Could Greece and Turkey Tear NATO Asunder? Greece and Turkey are at an impasse due to energy reserves including the discovery of natural gas in the Eastern Mediterranean waters.

Erdogan sees a plot to encircle Turkey’s ambitions France, Germany, Greece, Russia and the US all have cause to contain Turkey's neo-Ottoman expansionism.

Erdoğan and His Arab “Brothers” After the infamous Mavi Marmara incident of May 2010, Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and then foreign policy tzar Ahmet Davutoğlu (later PM and now an Erdoğan opponent) pledged to internationally isolate Israel.

Big Promises From Macron After years of criminal neglect, the French President promises a responsible approach to Islam.

US election: Do you need Jesus to win the White House? White evangelicals helped Donald Trump win the White House in 2016 but a different type of Christian voter could tip the result this time.

It's Time for Trump to Soberly Confront the Rising Turkish Threat For the past several months, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has busily dispelled any residual doubts about his hostility toward the U.S. and its allies in NATO and the Middle East.

Wednesday, October 07, 2020

10/7/20

 Iran says it's among top countries in military radar – a message to Israel This is a warning to countries that might use drones to spy on Iran.

Netanyahu discusses Iran with Putin after reports of possible S-400 sale Conversation comes days after Russian ambassador to Tehran said Moscow would have ‘no problem’ selling it advanced air defense system when arms ban expires later this month.

Report: France’s Macron proposed Israel sign long-term ceasefire with Hezbollah Hezbollah leader Nasrallah reportedly viewed the French proposal favorably.

Iran, Syria worried about 'regional conflict' of Azerbaijan-Armenia war Iran is growing increasingly concerned about the fighting between Azerbaijan and Armenia, andhas continued to issue statements and escalate rhetoric.

Turkey and UAE openly flouting UN arms embargo to fuel war in Libya Guardian joint investigation finds both sides send military cargo planes to region, in blatant violation of agreement to end conflict.

Turkey deploys Syrian mercenaries to Karabakh war Syrian fighters claim to have suffered dozens of deaths in Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict even as their presence is under wraps.

After signs of rapprochement, Turkey-EU ties sour again Turkey’s relations with the European Union appeared to take a turn for the worse on Tuesday, as Ankara voiced dissatisfaction with the result of last week’s EU summit and the bloc said the country’s bid for membership was evaporating.

Cuomo Uses Torah to Justify Targeted Enforcement Against NY Jews [WATCH] On Sunday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s order to close all schools and most non-essential businesses in several areas of New York City to close Tuesday has drawn calls of foul with claims of anti-Semitism since his order targets heavily Jewish areas.

Saudi prince: Palestinian leaders have been ‘failures’ for 70 years In unsparing interview, Bandar bin Sultan, an ex-envoy to US and spy chief, says Palestinians took Riyadh’s support for granted, slams ‘reprehensible’ criticism of UAE-Israel deal.

Islamic Jihad: We're interested in joining the PLO Islamic Jihad terrorist organization agrees to join the PLO on the basis of an armed resistance against Israel.

Tuesday, October 06, 2020

10/6/20

 3 Ways America Can Support Its New Model For Arab-Israeli Peace The best way of containing anti-normalization backlash is through making support for projects under the Israel-UAE and Israel-Bahrain agreements a bipartisan top priority in the Middle East.

Erdogan's Turkey: Drunk on power Erdogan has made his foreign policy intentions crystal clear in recent years, and the international community would do well to heed the warning.

Israel Tells Turkey’s Erdogan: Stop Destabilizing the Region In a rare diplomatic rebuke Sunday, Israel’s defense minister accused Turkey of destabilizing the region and called on the international community to put pressure on Ankara to “pull their hands from direct terrorism.”

Netanyahu Warns the Mullahs “To the people of Lebanon, Israel means you no harm. But Iran does.”

A Few Global Concerns that Affect Us All Now, I believe, the US is taking measures to prevent the Chinese Communist Party from dominating the world, stealing American secrets, further imposing their system on the US and benefiting from US trade in a way that they do not allow the US to benefit.

World War 3 warning: Russia warns it WILL sell missile system to Iran – US on alert? Russia has sent a warning to the US saying it will continue to sell its anti-air missiles to Iran despite threats from America, stoking fears of World War 3.

Erdogan Tests His Bond With Putin In Armenia-Azerbaijan Conflict If Vladimir Putin made one thing clear over the years, it’s that no power but Russia—not the U.S., the European Union, or even China—is allowed to meddle in the security affairs of its former Soviet stomping ground.

Erdogan’s down but not yet out Turkish leader is dangerously poking China and Russia but the confrontations could yet win him the foreign funds he needs to survive.

Top ex-Shin Bet official: Arab states view Abbas as irrelevant “The Arab world now says that relations with Israel is more important than the Palestinian issue, which cannot be solved by Abu Mazen, for the foreseeable future.”

Russia pledges to continue weapons sales to Iran “The return of sanctions today is a step toward international peace and security,” Pompeo said.

Monday, October 05, 2020

10/5/20

 Erdogan: ‘Jerusalem Has Been Our City For Thousands of Years’ Erdogan addressed the opening of the Turkish Parliament on October 1 with a ringing declaration that “Jerusalem Has Been Our City For Thousands of Years.”

A Clash with Turkey Is Becoming Inevitable Turkey has essentially become like Iraq in early 1990: Erdoğan, like Saddam, sees his economy collapsing and recognizes that he will not be able to deflect blame from his own mismanagement and choices.

A Fifth War Won't Do Turkey Any Good On August 28, a former MP from Erdoğan's Justice and Development Party, Metin Külünk, published a map of "Greater Turkey" which illustrates the extent of Turkey's revisionist ambitions.

Gantz says Turkey opposed to regional peace "Definitely the question of Turkey is a very complicated one, because Turkey is part of NATO," the defense minister said.

7 + 3: Greece As Part of a Mediterranean Bloc Given the historical ties of Athens with Middle Eastern countries, Greece is an ideal candidate to play a pivotal role in a Mediterranean bloc to include Israel, Gulf States, and European countries with the object of repelling Turkey’s expansionist ambitions.

Eastern Partnership: Time for action A successful Eastern Partnership policy is the ultimate test for the EU’s global leadership ambitions, explains Petras Auštrevicius.

To avoid WW3, the US must assure military support for Russia in Syria America must assure Russia military support now, thereby neutralizing Turkey's prevention of Russian sea passage in the Straits. Op-ed.

Iran backs Azerbaijan, sends arms to Armenia Iran like Turkey consistently supports Azerbaijan, the fourth Shiite Islamic majority nation in the world, while refraining from roundly condemning Christian Armenia, at a time that the two Caucasian nations are locked in fierce combat over the Nagorno Karabakh enclave.

An October Surprise? Here’s an idea for an October Surprise that could transform the political landscape. It has nothing to do with the announcement of a coronavirus vaccine.

Xi Jinping of China, World’s Forced Abortion Capital, Touts Women’s Rights at U.N. Chinese leader Xi Jinping on Thursday delivered a speech advocating for women’s rights at the United Nations (U.N). World Conference on Women in Beijing.

Saturday, October 03, 2020

10/3/20

 Call to prayer: Trump and Melania diagnosed with COVID-19 President Trump tweeted early Friday that he and the Melania, the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19. 

Toward a Transformational Peace in the Middle East On September 15, two peace agreements with Israel and known as The Abraham Accords – one with the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and one with Bahrain, and -- were made official at a White House ceremony. 

The Israel-UAE Deal is All about Iran The UAE and Bahrain leaderships, who are not driven by Arab nationalist causes and feel more domestically and regionally vulnerable than their traditional predecessors, have found it expedient to opt for Netanyahu’s peacemaking paradigm, and to sign up to Trump’s policy of ‘divide and rule’ to forge a US–Arab–Israeli regional alliance against Iran as the main enemy.

Netanyahu: Preemptive strike against Iran still an option Gantz on coronavirus: "We didn't respond as was fit, but we will succeed this time as well."

Iran: ‘We will help any country fighting the Zionist regime and the United States’ Tehran is seeking to survive the window of time before the U.S. election without giving President Donald Trump the option of taking actions against it to score points during the race.

Iranian terror in Bahrain to rise to stop deal with Israel – intel center The Islamic Republic has always wanted to “flip” Bahrain into being another Shi’ite dominated country, hoping to use the Shi’ite majority to its benefit.

Russia and the war in Syria: In for the long haul Russia took on an active role in the war in Syria five years ago, saying it was fighting terrorism. 

Assad’s future and the Syrian Civil War could hinge on the US presidential election Trump, Biden likely to approach Syria and Assad's future in dramatically different ways.

Erdogan’s quest for regional hegemony is destabilizing & backing Azerbaijan against Armenia is the latest example Throwing support behind Baku amid the escalation of the Azerbaijan-Armenia dispute, Turkey is playing the classic ‘middle power’ and is aiming to draw Russia and the US into the situation while pursuing its own interests.

Syria says it remains opposed to 'all agreements with Israeli enemy' Syria affirmed Thursday that it remains staunchly opposed to any normalization agreements with Israel, hours after Lebanon announced it reached an agreement with Jerusalem to enter United Nations-mediated talks regarding dispute over land and maritime borders.

Third Temple activist runs for Presodent of Israel Rabbi Yehudah Glick, head of the Shalom Jerusalem Organization and a former Member of Knesset for the Likud Party, is considering running for the position of President of Israel.

Friday, October 02, 2020

10/2/20

 ANALYSIS: The real new Middle East reality The Middle East has undergone a massive realignment, dividing the region up into two camps - one allied with the West, the other led by Iran.

‘Jerusalem is our city,’ Turkey’s Erdogan declares Addressing lawmakers in Ankara, Turkish president says the Palestinian people have lived in the capital ‘for thousands of years’.

Erdogan's Plan to Take Over the Palestinian Authority What we are witnessing is an Arab autocrat (Abbas) seeking the help of a Muslim autocrat (Erdogan) in holding "free and fair" elections.

In the Middle East, does the road to Washington lead through Jerusalem? Sudan wants financial aid and removal from the state terrorism sponsor list and hopes ties with Israel can beget better US treatment.

Call To Prayer: Trump and Melania Diagnosed with Covid-19 President Trump tweeted early Friday that he and the Melania, the First Lady tested positive for COVID-19.

‘Islam is in crisis all over the world,’ Macron says, vowing to step up fight against religious radicalism in France French President Emmanuel Macron said that Islam is struggling with fundamentalism worldwide, not just in his country.

Syria says it remains opposed to 'all agreements with Israeli enemy' Syria affirmed Thursday that it remains staunchly opposed to any normalization agreements with Israel, hours after Lebanon announced it reached an agreement with Jerusalem to enter United Nations-mediated talks regarding dispute over land and maritime borders.

Is Trump contracting COVID-19 the ‘October surprise’ of this election? “October surprise” is the term in U.S. political circles for a late swerve that could change an election, a reference to the original conspiracy theory, the unproven allegation the Reagan campaign arranged with the Iranian government to delay the release of American hostages.

AP Explains: What lies behind Turkish support for Azerbaijan Turkey has firmly put its weight behind oil-rich Azerbaijan since a decades-old territorial dispute with Armenia flared anew.

Going Rogue In Asia: Turkey Is Dragging NATO Into Another Conflict Ankara’s declaration especially creates the danger of a showdown between Turkey and Russia, since Moscow regards Armenia as a client, if not an outright protectorate.

Thursday, October 01, 2020

10/1/20

 Iranian terror in Bahrain to rise to stop deal with Israel – intel center The Islamic Republic has always wanted to “flip” Bahrain into being another Shi’ite dominated country, hoping to use the Shi’ite majority to its benefit.

Iran: ‘We will help any country fighting the Zionist regime and the United States’ Tehran is seeking to survive the window of time before the U.S. election without giving President Donald Trump the option of taking actions against it to score points during the race.

Iran's Other Threat to Civilization The US and its allies need to do everything possible never again to be caught in a state of unpreparedness.

Explosive stakes on Armenia-Azerbaijan chessboard Pulling Russia back into the Nagorno-Karabakh morass means more Turkish freedom of action in other war theaters.

Top defense official: It would take IDF months to clean out Hezbollah In order to truly clean out Hezbollah from its strongholds in any future conflict, it would take the IDF months, Defense Ministry director-general Amir Eshel said Tuesday night.

Russia and the war in Syria: In for the long haul Russia took on an active role in the war in Syria five years ago, saying it was fighting terrorism. What has it achieved and at what price? Experts give their assessments.

Qatari and Turkish support for Muslim Brotherhood network revealed in 100-page report Think tank concludes Doha and Ankara are bankrolling, supporting interlinked network across Britain, Europe.

Assad’s future and the Syrian Civil War could hinge on the US presidential election Trump, Biden likely to approach Syria and Assad's future in dramatically different ways.

IRAN: We will help any country fighting the Israel and the United States The spokesman for the Iranian Armed Forces, Brig. Gen. Abolfazi Shekarchi, said on the occasion of The Sacred Defense Week, commemorating the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq War, that Iran is willing to contribute its vast experience to its allies in the “resistance front” and even sends advisers to them.

Antifa as ‘Just an Idea’ a Bad Omen for Christians in Joe Biden’s America The first presidential debate between Joe Biden and Donald Trump reflected the state of America in 2020.