Thursday, April 15, 2021

4/15/21

 Independence Day: In 73 years, Israel has accomplished so much - editorial As Israel celebrates its 73rd birthday on Thursday, it is worth remembering that there are those who have said from the very beginning that it cannot survive.

Independence Day Special: 10 Biblical Prophecies Fulfilled in Israel Today [WATCH] On Israel’s 73rd Independence Day, a new video released by the World Mizrachi movement reveals ten living prophecies written in the Bible that are coming true today in 2021.

Ascending to Har Habayit The spiritual experience of praying on the Temple Mount awakens gratitude for the miracles we have seen along with yearning for Redemption.

11 PA political parties express their rejection of Israel's right to exist in their logos As Israel celebrates its 73rd birthday, nearly 1/3 of the 36 Palestinian parties running in the upcoming PA elections have logos that include the PA map that erases Israel, presenting all of Israel as “Palestine.”

1 big thing: U.S. intelligence expects a stormy year in the Middle East Ongoing conflicts, economic crises and the fallout from COVID-19 will likely destabilize several countries in the Middle East in 2021 and could even put some on the brink of collapse, according to the U.S. intelligence community's annual Threat Assessment Report, released on Tuesday.

US cancels warships deployment to Black Sea: Turkish officials Turkey said last week the US will send two warships to the Black Sea, a decision Russia called unfriendly provocation.

Saudi Arabia says it is concerned about Iran uranium enrichment Saudi Arabia said on Wednesday it was concerned about Iran’s intention to start enriching uranium to 60% purity and said such a move could not be considered part of a peaceful nuclear programme.

Palestine condemns Boris Johnson for opposing ICC Israel investigation PM accused of giving ‘carte blanche to Israel’ by saying court had no right to examine alleged war crimes.

Turkish delegation to visit Egypt for ‘normalisation’ talks The visit in May will be followed by a meeting between the Egyptian and Turkish foreign ministers, says Turkish FM.

China Hints Its Military Activity near Taiwan a ‘Rehearsal’ for Invasion China’s latest military exercise near Taiwan on Monday “could be a rehearsal of a reunification-by-force operation,” China’s state-run Global Times suggested Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

4/14/21

 Independence Day: The technologies making Israel proud in 2021 A new Israeli COVID test developed at Sheba Medical Center can detect coronavirus in a fluid sample in just 20 seconds artificial corneas, animated ancestors, drones, desalination and more.

Israel prepares for construction boom in Judea and Samaria Left-wing activists complain that over 12,000 housing plans were approved in 2020, but overall building fell during the Trump years while the PA conducted many land grabs.

IDF Chief on Memorial Day: We Are The Generation That Was Prophesied By Jeremiah As the nation of Israel commemorates its fallen soldiers on Memorial Day on Wednesday, the IDF’s chief of staff, General Aviv Kokhavi, delivered a speech to the people of Israel at a ceremony at the Western Wall in Jerusalem.

Palestinian Authority regularly indoctrinates its people to equate Israelis with Nazis Palestinian media also equates Netanyahu with Hitler. The Palestinian propaganda campaign is intended to taunt the Israelis, given the Holocaust, but let’s look at the atrocious reality: worried about its image, Hamas put an end to the use of swastikas by Palestinian nationalists.

Next stop, the apocalypse? The bumbling Biden administration’s claim to fame may be jumpstarting World War III Since Biden’s inauspicious rise to power, the world has become littered with hotspots from Ukraine to China where a major conflict could erupt at any time.

The Changing Middle Eastern Tide Dominating the international news these days is the renewed suspected covert operations and overt tension between Israel and Iran due to the Biden administration's efforts to reenter some version of the Iran nuclear deal.

Russia to consider Biden plan for Putin summit Hours after US President Joe Biden proposed a summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin, the Kremlin has said it will study the idea.

Nuclear chutzpah in the Middle East Israel’s temerity, Iran’s bellicosity and America’s ambiguity could plunge the region in turmoil.

European powers warn Iran over fate of talks after 60% enrichment move The European powers party to the Iran nuclear deal told Tehran on Wednesday that its decision to enrich uranium at 60% purity and install a further 1,000 centrifuges at its Natanz site were contrary to efforts to revive the 2015 nuclear deal.

Trump-era spike of Israel settlement growth has only begun New data and satellite photos obtained by The Associated Press show that Israel built more than 9,000 settlement homes in the occupied West Bank and approved the construction of thousands more during the Trump era.

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

4/13/21

 The Cold War is re-emerging in the Middle East The Russians, as well as their Chinese “frenemies,” see America’s retreat from the region as an opportunity to swoop in, fill the void and flex their muscles. Op-ed.

Iran’s Zarif: Israel made ‘a very bad gamble’ with blast at nuclear plant Iranian FM says Tehran can now legitimately use any capacity it has at Natanz after ‘terrorist stupidity’; Russia’s Lavrov says Moscow expects nuke deal to be saved.

Iran’s “Look To the East” Precludes Any Deal with the West The Islamist regime in Tehran has delivered Iran to China in exchange for security guarantees against the West.

Iran and Russia discuss ties, the Middle East, and nuclear deal FM Lavrov says Russia shares Iran’s stance on reviving the nuclear deal and believes any potential additional agreements dealing with the region need to be reached separately.

Remembrance Day: Israel bows its head to honor 23,928 of its fallen Forty-three fallen soldiers and civilians lost their lives in the past year.

Why the Middle East Doesn’t Want to Test Israel’s Missiles Israel’s missile capabilities are perhaps among the most advanced in the Middle East.

China is Boldly Supporting Iran's Nuclear Ambitions On Sunday, Iranian officials confirmed an "incident" - a blackout - at their Natanz underground facility, where the Islamic Republic enriches uranium.

Warmongering US will have to accept a new world order with China, Russia and the EU alongside American allies’ eagerness for economic cooperation with China shows the US would be foolish to assume their blind obedience in the case of conflict.

Is Russia going to war with Ukraine and other questions Sabre-rattling or preparations for war? Since mid-March, there have been many warnings from Ukraine and Western governments that Russia is massing troops in Russian-annexed Crimea and around the eastern Ukraine conflict zone.

The U.S.-Israel Alliance Is in Good Shape Questions have been raised over the recent attack on Iran, but it looks like Jerusalem and Washington are set to continue their usually tight-knit defense cooperation.

Monday, April 12, 2021

4/12/21

 Netanyahu to visiting US defense secretary: We won’t let Iran obtain nukes Following attack on Iran’s Natanz facility, which has been blamed on Israel, PM says US-Israeli cooperation is ‘crucial’ to combat threats facing both countries.

In Natanz Hit, Iran Doesn’t Dare Reveal Extent of Damage Natanz is the site of Iran’s most important nuclear facility. It is where Iran’s advanced centrifuges are assembled and where they are used to enrich uranium.

Israel keeps on stalling Iran’s drive for a nuke – but that drive is still going strong Iran’s Atomic Energy chief, Ali Akbar Salehi, called the power blackout at its underground enrichment center in Natanz on Sunday morning.

PM, Bennett green light negotiations between Likud and Yamina After meeting, Netanyahu and Bennett agree to have negotiating teams begin coalition talks.

Jewish population at lowest percentage since founding of Israel Close to the establishment of the state, the Jewish percentage of the population stood at 82.1%, while today it stands at only 73.9%.

The leaders of Ukraine, Turkey stress territorial integrity The presidents of Ukraine and Turkey are stressing the importance of Ukraine’s territorial integrity, the de-escalation of tensions in eastern Ukraine and security in the Black Sea.

Palestinian Elections: What the Biden Administration Does Not Want to Know Hamas and the PFLP have rejected all the agreements signed between Israel and the PLO, including the Oslo Accords. Yet, these terrorist groups have no problem running in an election held under the umbrella of the Oslo Accords.

Libya's new PM to visit Turkey, hold talks with Erdogan on Monday Libyan Prime Minister Abdulhamid Dbeibeh and a delegation of ministers will make their first visit to Turkey on Monday since taking office last month, the Turkish presidency said on Sunday.

France says Turkey snubbed EU Commission chief 'deliberately' France's Europe Minister Clement Beaune said Sunday that Turkey had set a "trap" for European Commission chief Ursula von der Leyen by forcing her to sit off to the side on a visit to Ankara, in a photo-op faux pas quickly dubbed 'sofagate'.

AS TENSIONS RISE: The US and Russia Deploy Battleships to the Black Sea Washington will deploy two battleships to the Black Sea next week Turkey said on Friday as reported by the AP.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

4/10/21

 Sirens blare as Israel comes to a standstill in remembrance of Holocaust victims Public life stops during 2 minutes of silence dedicated to memory of 6 million Jews killed, as daytime ceremonies honoring those persecuted by the Nazi regime get underway.

Holocaust Remembrance Day: Remember, appreciate Israel - editorial It is difficult to appreciate the wonder and miracle of the Jewish state unless you step back and remember what things looked like without it.

Israel responds to ICC: You have no jurisdiction over us Jerusalem has pointed to its own independent judiciary capable of trying soldiers who commit war crimes.

The ICC Attempts to Place Israel on a Par with Terror Armies The ICC Prosecutor’s investigation of Israel will get underway in the next few months.

Iran nuclear talks: How do goals of Rouhani, Biden and Netanyahu compare? Rouhani and Biden will move toward a deal: Rouhani to save his legacy and Biden to clear off his table to deal with other issues.

Russia Masses Troops Armor on Ukraine's Borders; Fears Mount of Wider War Russia has deployed troops and armor near Ukraine’s eastern border and in Crimea, sparking fears of a wider war after years of stalemated trench combat in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.

Israeli data shows world's Jewish population now as high as in 1925 Central Bureau of Statistics says as of December 2019, there were 14.8 million Jews alive in the world, of whom 83% are in Israel or U.S.; some 180,000 recognized Holocaust survivors currently live in Jewish state.

Iran and Israel’s strategic paradox The past year was very good for Israel, security-wise. The number of attacks was relatively low, and the intensive focus on the pandemic (and elections) pushed aside issues that in normal times would have made headlines.

Were reports of a Jordanian coup a wake-up call for Israel? According to analysts, former diplomats and security personnel, Jordan’s stability should always be an Israeli concern.

Would Israel Dare Attack Iran's Nuclear Facilities? There has been frequent speculation over the last two decades that Israel could launch such an attack on Iran, but while Israel is believing to undergone various efforts to sabotage Iran’s nuclear capability, they have not launched a full-on strike.

Witnesses: China Imprisoning Christians in Underground ‘Brainwashing’ Torture Centers Eyewitnesses told Radio Free Asia (RFA) in a report published Thursday that Chinese Communist Party officials imprisoned them in mobile “brainwashing” centers designed to make them renounce Christianity, where they faced routine beatings, indoctrination, and solitary confinement designed to induce self-harm.

Friday, April 09, 2021

4/9/21

 Iran is testing nuclear-capable missiles, Israeli ambassador reveals Iran has been testing nuclear ballistic missiles for months, violating UN Resolution 2231, Israeli ambassador Gilad Erdan reveals.

Netanyahu: Israel Won’t Be Bound by Nuke Deal that Gives Iran the Bomb Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Israel would not be bound by a renegotiated nuclear deal with Iran that would see the Islamic Republic obtaining a bomb in a few years, and reiterated the Jewish State would do whatever it took to protect itself from regimes seeking its destruction.

Brotation speculation: What the press says about the bizarre coalition bazaar The number of ideas for various parties to find a way to build a coalition are more numerous than stars in the sky, but few think any of them are truly realistic.

Biden Administration to Support Palestinian Dictatorship Sadly, while the Biden administration is talking about the "need to protect [Palestinian] civil society through the reduction of arrests of bloggers and dissidents," the Palestinian leadership is evidently moving in precisely the opposite direction.

Al-Aqsa preacher: Muslims who sell property to Jews are denied burial The apartments were reportedly purchased by Ateret Cohanim, an organization that has long been working to expand Jewish presence in east Jerusalem.

Will This be the Last Anti-Israel Generation? For the past several decades discussion of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been driven by full time anti-Israel researchers and writers.

Biden Builds Back Obama’s Middle East That didn't take long. One week after piously and erroneously repudiating the Commission on Unalienable Rights established by his predecessor Mike Pompeo, Secretary of State Antony Blinken revealed the hollow selectivity of this administration's commitment to human rights and democratic reform.

Iran nuclear deal talks: the key issues on the Vienna negotiating table As talks resume, Iran and the signatories to the 2015 agreement face a web of sanctions to untangle.

Backward Masking Biden On the “Big Guy’s” watch, China’s influence will "grow and expand."

Iraq: Pro-Iran Shia militias say dialogue with US pointless, jihad attacks on US forces will continue The Middle East has never been more unstable, especially now that the Biden administration has taken the reins.

Thursday, April 08, 2021

4/8/21

 Holocaust Remembrance Day: Remember, appreciate Israel - editorial It is difficult to appreciate the wonder and miracle of the Jewish state unless you step back and remember what things looked like without it.

Sirens blare as Israel comes to a standstill in remembrance of Holocaust victims Public life stops during 2 minutes of silence dedicated to memory of 6 million Jews killed, as daytime ceremonies honoring those persecuted by the Nazi regime get underway.

Israel responds to ICC: You have no jurisdiction over us Jerusalem has pointed to its own independent judiciary capable of trying soldiers who commit war crimes.

The ICC Attempts to Place Israel on a Par with Terror Armies The ICC Prosecutor’s investigation of Israel will get underway in the next few months. The Court’s decision to grant itself jurisdiction in Gaza and the West Bank raises the disturbing prospect of future indictments—and arrest warrants—being issued against senior Israeli military personnel and officials.

Israel Bracing For Iran to Possibly Strike From Their Own Territory In response to their recent exchange of naval attacks, which reached its height on Tuesday with a strike on an Iranian spy ship in the Red Sea, Israel is readying for a potential assault on its own assets inside Israel from Iran’s territory reports Israel Hayom.

Iran nuclear talks: How do goals of Rouhani, Biden and Netanyahu compare? Rouhani and Biden will move toward a deal: Rouhani to save his legacy and Biden to clear off his table to deal with other issues. Netanyahu will do all he can to undermine such a deal.

After restoring aid to Palestinians, Biden endorses two-state solution Reversing Trump policies, US president tells Jordanian king that ‘United States supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict’.

15 Jewish families returning to eastern Jerusalem neighborhood The Ateret Cohanim org recently purchased 4 housing blocs in Kfar Shiloah - once home to dozens of Yemenite families kicked out by Arabs.

Merkel demanded Putin reduce Russian troops around Ukraine: German statement German Chancellor Angela Merkel demanded in a phone call with President Vladimir Putin that Russia unwind its recent military build-up in the area around eastern Ukraine, the German government said in a statement on Thursday.

Would Israel Dare Attack Iran's Nuclear Facilities? There has been frequent speculation over the last two decades that Israel could launch such an attack on Iran, but while Israel is believing to undergone various efforts to sabotage Iran’s nuclear capability, they have not launched a full-on strike.

Wednesday, April 07, 2021

4/7/21

 Israel shifts focus to Tehran’s sea bridge, strikes Guards ship in the Red Sea A US official told The New York Times that Israel had informed Washington of an attack by its forces on the IRGC-flagged Saviz in the Red Sea on Tuesday, April 6, in reprisal for Iranian strikes against its merchant vessels.

Iran talks, mines in the Red Sea, and a message from Jerusalem -analysis Israel’s biggest problem with the JCPOA is that it does not actually stop Iran from getting nuclear weapons.

Joe Biden is not planning to solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict Instead, the new administration intends to build on some of Donald Trump's Middle East policies.

Putin poised to set out vision for future in dramatic speech, in what allies say will be ‘world’s most important political event’ Russian President Vladimir Putin is reportedly preparing to give a major address in which he will fire the starting pistol on a “new era” and set out a different vision for the future of his country as the Covid-19 pandemic wanes.

Russia Masses Troops, Armor on Ukraine's Borders; Fears Mount of Wider War Russia has deployed troops and armor near Ukraine’s eastern border and in Crimea, sparking fears of a wider war after years of stalemated trench combat in Ukraine’s eastern Donbas region.

Hijacking Holocaust terminology to perpetuate falsities and demonize Israel An integral part of the Palestinian Authority messaging is to adopt terminology associated with the actions of the Nazis towards the Jews of Europe during the Holocaust, and to claim that Israel is conducting the same actions against the Palestinians.

European Union welcome in new Russian-backed ‘Great Eurasian Partnership’, Moscow says… if Brussels sees value in turning to East A new coalition of nations promoted by Russian President Vladimir Putin could run from Europe’s Atlantic coast to the Sea of Japan, after Moscow declared it would be open for any country across Eurasia that wants to participate.

Iran has produced 55 kg of 20% enriched uranium since January: official Iran has made 55 kg of uranium enriched to up to 20% - the point at which it is highly enriched - indicating quicker production than the 10 kg a month rate required by an Iranian law that created the process in January, Iranian authorities said on Wednesday.

The Europeanized USA America is undergoing a rapid transformation founded in a moral panic over race that masks the exercise of class-based power in which technology companies and left-wing politics have united to wield unprecedented control.

Israeli data shows world's Jewish population now as high as in 1925 Central Bureau of Statistics says as of December 2019, there were 14.8 million Jews alive in the world, of whom 83% are in Israel or U.S.; some 180,000 recognized Holocaust survivors currently live in Jewish state.

Tuesday, April 06, 2021

4/6/21

 On eve of Iran talks, Netanyahu warns Tehran against harming Israel During his speech in Jaffa, Netanyahu spoke of the difficulty of relying on allies and friends, and the importance of self-defense.

Iran and Israel’s strategic paradox The past year was very good for Israel, security-wise. The number of attacks was relatively low, and the intensive focus on the pandemic (and elections) pushed aside issues that in normal times would have made headlines.

Rivlin hands Netanyahu mandate to form coalition despite low chance of success Netanyahu received the majority of endorsements to form the next government, beating out Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid.

Palestinians: US Taxpayer Money Going to Terrorists The memo, however, does not specifically say that the renewed US funding would be conditioned on ending the Palestinians' "pay-to-slay" program.

US ducks question on whether east Jerusalem is Palestinian capital "There has been no change on our position in Jerusalem – and, of course, Jerusalem is a final status issue that is to be negotiated by the two parties."

The Biden Effect: China to deploy 5,000 troops in Iran, build military base there This will prop up the mullahs, who are so unpopular among the Iranian people that the Islamic regime might otherwise have fallen.

Indoctrinated in Hate: 'This Is the Start of the New Caliphate' Hate-filled indoctrination and training in violence is not limited to the "schools" of ISIS or Boko Haram.

How Jordan's royal drama could threaten Middle East stability, as U.S. offers support Accusations of a plot against the monarchy could have implications for allies like the U.S. that consider Jordan a reliable partner in the region.

EU-Turkey: What's on the agenda as EU chiefs visit Ankara today? It has now been 22 years since Turkey became a candidate nation for membership of the European Union.

Moscow pledges retaliation to US & UK plans for rocket deployment in range of Russia’s borders, sparking new missile crisis fears Russia would be forced to defend itself if Western nations go through with plans to station short- and long-range missiles in Europe, a Moscow diplomat has warned, insisting they could be used to target the country’s air defenses.

Monday, April 05, 2021

4/5/21

 EU pledges backing to Ukraine after Russian military buildup European envoy says Kiev has its ‘unwavering support’ while Moscow denies threatening behaviour.

Jordan's Prince Hamzah vows to defy 'house arrest' orders The former crown prince of Jordan has said he will defy government orders to stop communicating with the outside world and remain indoors.

Were reports of a Jordanian coup a wake-up call for Israel? According to analysts, former diplomats and security personnel, Jordan’s stability should always be an Israeli concern.

The Jewish Arab State How did it come about that an Arab party that aligns itself with Israel's enemies is suggested as a member of Israel's government? Op-ed.

Israel: Ultra-Orthodox appear divided on joining gov't with Islamist Ra'am party support Officials in the ultra-Orthodox Unified Torah Judaism party are reportedly divided over a potential coalition based on the support from the Islamist Ra'am party despite the arrangement receiving the blessing of the community's most influential figure last week.

Why Does Iran Want So Many Ballistic Missiles? Developing indigenous missile and anti-missile systems is a key component of Iran's deterrence strategy.

Canadian Police Try to Shut Down Church on Easter For Covid Violations, Pastor Boots Them Out Covid restrictions in Canada are being enforced with an iron fist and there’s no sanctuary to escape from them, apparently not even churches.

Witnesses: China Imprisoning Christians in Underground ‘Brainwashing’ Torture Centers Eyewitnesses told Radio Free Asia (RFA) in a report published Thursday that Chinese Communist Party officials imprisoned them in mobile “brainwashing” centers designed to make them renounce Christianity, where they faced routine beatings, indoctrination, and solitary confinement designed to induce self-harm.

NYT Blames Evangelicals For Potentially Extending Covid 'Pandemic' In a recent article in the New York Times, faith and religion reporters Elizabeth Dias and Ruth Graham published a piece entitled: ‘How White Evangelicals’ Vaccine Refusal Could Prolong the Pandemic’.

NASA to launch spaceship to 'punch' asteroid, stop future impacts The DART Mission spacecraft's launch window is set for July 2021; it is set to arrive at the asteroid in September 2022.

Saturday, April 03, 2021

4/3/21

 US report reaffirms Jerusalem as Israel's capital, speaks of occupation The reports also affirm Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights, which the US recognized in 2019.


US State Department human-rights report returns to using ‘occupied’ territories The language, however, “is not meant to convey a position on any final-status issues to be negotiated between the parties to the conflict.”

Blinken: "Two-state solution is the best way to ensure Israel's future." Mr. Blinken, only when history precedes politics, can any progress follow - and your words contravene history. Op-ed.

Kingmakers Bennett, Abbas leave both sides in the dark Yamina leader to hold fateful meetings with Netanyahu, Lapid.

PA calls Jews visiting Temple Mount a 'provocation' Official PA news agency condemns visit of Jews to Judaism's holiest site over Passover holiday.

Biden administration quietly ramping up aid to Palestinians The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinians after former President Donald Trump cut off nearly all such aid.

What is Iran saying about their agreement with China? - analysis “This agreement is somewhat ambiguous, and on the other hand, in some cases, Iran has had bitter experiences in dealing with other countries. It has pros and cons.”

Iran General Salami Claims Invincibility: ‘Enemies Cannot even Dream of Victory’ Iran has such military strength and experience in dynamic modern warfare no enemy can even dream of beating it, Major General Hossein Salami, commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps, declared Tuesday.

Are the warming ties between Turkey, Egypt a sign of shifting geopolitics? A possible deterioration in its relationship with Washington is driving a rapprochement between Ankara and some Arab capitals.

They're Coming for Oral Roberts University, and that Means They Are Coming for You, Too Will Christian colleges survive? Will colleges and universities that hold to historical biblical definitions of gender and sexuality and marriage be forced into the academic wilderness? What about American collegiate sports? Will conservative Christian schools be ruled out of bounds?

Friday, April 02, 2021

4/2/21

 Netanyahu, Bennett discuss building coalition together Smotrich rules out a coalition with Ra'am that his party's MK-elect says would "castrate the Israeli ethos."

Arab Islamist shows clout with prime-time speech in Israel The leader of an Arab Islamist party in Israel delivered a prime-time address in Hebrew that was carried live by major TV networks.

Top ultra-Orthodox rabbi says Arabs will be better coalition partners than Israeli left A senior Haredi rabbi has reportedly given his backing to a potential Israeli government alliance with the United Arab List party, which has now become a potential kingmaker after Israel's inconclusive election this March.

Biden Administration Reverses Trump Stance, Says West Bank is ‘Occupied’ by Israel In a reversal of the Trump administration’s stance on the matter, President Joe Biden’s administration on Wednesday said that Israel does indeed “occupy” the West Bank.

Jordan warns Israel it's violating Temple Mount status quo The status quo only allows for Muslim worshipers to pray at the site, which is the third holiest site in Islam and Judaism's most holy sites.

World Council of Churches' Ongoing Agenda of Anti-Israel Disinformation, Slams Christian Zionism As "Heresy" Last week, the World Council of Churches published an article claiming that Israel is evicting a clan of Bedouins from their land.

The European Union: From a Single Market to a Tragic Farce Five hundred years from now, when historians look back on the COVID era, they will say that America's "Operation Warp Speed," under President Donald J. Trump, was a triumph of science and logistics.

What does the UAE have to gain from India-Pakistan peace? UAE’s role in brokering peace talks between India and Pakistan reflects three major foreign policy concerns, reports Akshita Jain.

Muslims from Syria and Iraq crossing into U.S. from Mexico, enter country unvetted What could possibly go wrong? You wouldn’t be so “racist” and “Islamophobic” as to object, would you?

They're Coming for Oral Roberts University, and that Means They Are Coming for You, Too Will Christian colleges survive? Will colleges and universities that hold to historical biblical definitions of gender and sexuality and marriage be forced into the academic wilderness?

Thursday, April 01, 2021

4/1/21

 Breaking week-long silence, Netanyahu calls on right-wing rivals to form next government Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on his right-wing political rivals on Wednesday evening to put aside their past conflicts and form a new government following the March 23 election.

Hectic scramble for presidential mandate to form next government President Reuven Rivlin must next Wednesday, April 7, break Israel’s election deadlock and choose the party leader best able to form a new government after two days of consultations.

Israel Elections: Bennett to hold fateful meetings with Netanyahu, Lapid Lapid is said to be willing to offer Bennett to go first in a rotation in the Prime Minister's Office.

Biden administration quietly ramping up aid to Palestinians The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinians after former President Donald Trump cut off nearly all such aid.

A Daring Mission to Reclaim This Biblical 'City of Priests' For Passover Kohanic Blessing Just Happened On the holiday of Passover, the blessing of the priests (Kohanim) took place Wednesday morning in the ancient city of the priests – Eshtemoa reports Channel 20.

Report: Iran-Backed Houthi Rebels Exile the Last Three Jewish Families in Yemen Asharq al-Awsat, a Saudi newspaper based in London, reported Sunday that Houthi terrorists had “deported” the last three Jewish families living in Yemen.

Iraqi PM seeks to boost ties on his first visit to Saudi Arabia Mustafa al-Kadhimi meets top Saudi leadership as he aims to forge a closer economic and security ties with the kingdom.

China Challenges the US on Iran According to a leaked draft of the comprehensive strategic partnership agreement, circulated last year, Iran will receive $400 billion dollars in Chinese investments over the next 25 years in key Iranian economic sectors, including energy, telecommunications, defense, infrastructure, banking, petrochemicals, railways and ports.

CNN News Writer Denies the Biological Reality of Sex at Birth On the menu today: A CNN news writer asserts that we can’t know a child’s “gender identity” at birth, San Diego teachers will instruct migrant children in person while kids in local school districts remain at home, and some good news in a new trial of Pfizer/BioNTech’s COVID-19 vaccine.

Opinion: Support for Israel is still strong, even as Democrats defect Sympathy for Israel has averaged 62 percent in the last decade compared to 19 percent for the Palestinians.