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News Watch Articles for ... FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2017

Israeli warplanes strike near Damascus airport - reports Israeli planes have reportedly fired two missiles which hit near Damascus, targeting an ammunition facility belonging to Lebanon's Hezbollah, according to a Lebanese TV station citing "informed" sources and various social media reports on pro-Syrian webpages.

US nuclear carrier conducts naval drills with Japan as N. Korea threatens H-bomb test The 100,000-ton US Navy supercarrier 'Ronald Reagan' has conducted drills with Japanese warships south of the Korean Peninsula, Japan's military said. Pyongyang, meanwhile, has threatened a further "hydrogen bomb test" over the Pacific.

Iraqi Kurds 'Expect War' Following Referendum Disputes are growing in intensity in areas Iraqi Kurds now control outside the original boundaries of their autonomous region, prompting many to anticipate armed conflict following their independence referendum on Monday.

President Trump Praises Erdogan, Turkey During a sideline meeting Thursday at the United Nations, President Donald Trump called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a "good friend"- despite recent criticisms from the foreign leader.

The Golden Age of Jewish-Christian Relations Christian love demanded that they try and convert the Jews, but more often than not, Jews felt more wrath than grace.

Iran Unveils a Ballistic Missile That Can Hit Israel in Military Parade The missile will be delivered to the air defense system of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.

UN Security Council Announces Opposition to Kurdish Independence Vote The 15-member council voted unanimously to officially oppose the referendum.

In Pictures: Ultra-Orthodox Flock to Celebrate Rosh Hashanah in Ukraine 30,000 ultra-Orthodox Jews are estimated to have traveled to the Ukrainian town of Uman for Rosh Hashanah.

Is Germany Heading to a "September Surprise"? Instead of hurting the AfD's electoral prospects, the smear campaign has ended up driving more voters toward the party.

Theresa May proposes to delay Brexit impact with 2-year transition period British Prime Minister Theresa May sought to kick start Brexit negotiations on Friday, proposing to delay the impact of the UK's withdrawal from the EU with a two-year transition period.

News Watch Articles for ... THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2017

10 moments that mattered to Jews in 5777 Things are getting more peculiar by the minute; here are a few of the good, bad, and perplexing events of last year.

Moscow: US-backed SDF faces "destruction." Pro-Iranian Iraqi force crosses into Syria Israel's strategic situation took several steps back in the first week of the New Year, chiefly: The US pulled back from E. Syria under Russian threat, allowing Iran to move in.

Iraqi forces launch offensive to retake Hawija from IS Iraq has launched an offensive to expel Islamic State militants from Hawija, one of the last two areas in the country still held by the jihadists.

President Trump Meets With Jordanian King to Discuss Syria Crisis President Trump met King Abdullah II to discuss Iran's destabilizing influence in the conflict-addled country.

Netanyahu Delivers Stern Message to Iran in United Nations Speech Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pulled no punches during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Iran General: "We have infiltrated into the Americans' command control centers" There's no reason why Iran couldn't have done this. Any special scrutiny of Muslim officers would be deemed "Islamophobic."

Trump's Stand at the UN for America A bold call for freedom and a stern warning to its enemies.

Iran's leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has used a speech to the UN General Assembly to hit back at Donald Trump over the US president's criticisms of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.

Israel gears up for Rosh Hashanah eve As Israel gears up for Rosh Hashanah celebrations, Israel police deploy forces across the country while the IDF closes crossing to and from the Palestinian territories.

Abbas: UN Must Try to End Israeli Occupation 'Within Set Timeframe' PA President Abbas speaking at the United Nations General Assembly's 72nd session said it is 'false' to say there no Palestinian peace partner.

The Jerusalem Post's 50 Influential Jews Of 2017 The Jerusalem Post is proud to present its 2017 ranking of the 50 most influential Jews.

Germany's Heckler & Koch to Stop Selling Guns to Israel Weapons manufacturer report says it won't sell its guns to active war zones.

5777 Population Stats Prove Jewish People Flourishing in Land, Exiles Returning On Monday, The Central Bureau of Statistics published data on the population of Israel just ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, shining a light on the fulfillment of several Biblical prophesies anticipating the return and flourishing of the Jewish people in Israel.

Macron defends Iran nuclear deal at UN French President Emmanuel Macron hit back at US President Donald Trump on Tuesday by staunchly defending the Iran nuclear deal at the UN General Assembly, speaking soon after Trump called the deal an "embarrassment to the United States".

News Watch Articles for ... WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2017

Netanyahu Delivers Stern Message to Iran in United Nations Speech Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pulled no punches during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday.

Iran General: "We have infiltrated into the Americans' command control centers" There's no reason why Iran couldn't have done this. Any special scrutiny of Muslim officers would be deemed "Islamophobic."

Trump's Stand at the UN for America A bold call for freedom and a stern warning to its enemies.

Iran's leader Rouhani slams Trump in UN speech President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has used a speech to the UN General Assembly to hit back at Donald Trump over the US president's criticisms of his country and its 2015 nuclear deal.

Israel gears up for Rosh Hashanah eve As Israel gears up for Rosh Hashanah celebrations, Israel police deploy forces across the country while the IDF closes crossing to and from the Palestinian territories.

Abbas: UN Must Try to End Israeli Occupation 'Within Set Timeframe' PA President Abbas speaking at the United Nations General Assembly's 72nd session said it is 'false' to say there no Palestinian peace partner.

The Jerusalem Post's 50 Influential Jews Of 2017 The Jerusalem Post is proud to present its 2017 ranking of the 50 most influential Jews.

Germany's Heckler & Koch to Stop Selling Guns to Israel Weapons manufacturer report says it won't sell its guns to active war zones.

5777 Population Stats Prove Jewish People Flourishing in Land, Exiles Returning On Monday, The Central Bureau of Statistics published data on the population of Israel just ahead of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, shining a light on the fulfillment of several Biblical prophesies anticipating the return and flourishing of the Jewish people in Israel.

Macron defends Iran nuclear deal at UN French President Emmanuel Macron hit back at US President Donald Trump on Tuesday by staunchly defending the Iran nuclear deal at the UN General Assembly, speaking soon after Trump called the deal an "embarrassment to the United States".

News Watch Articles for ... TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2017

Despite Distance and Difference, World Jewry's Rosh Hashana Celebrations Center in Jerusalem  Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown on Wednesday night and ends at sundown on Friday night. 

Trump: US would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself  US President Donald Trump has told the UN General Assembly that America would destroy North Korea if forced to defend itself or its allies. 

Israeli Patriot missile downs Hizballah drone over Quneitra  An Israeli air force Patriot missile Tuesday shot down an Iran-made Hizballah drone over the Syrian border town of Quneitra in the demilitarized zone. 

Iraqi forces 'attack last IS bastion on Syria border'  Iraqi forces are reported to have launched an operation to recapture the last stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the country's western desert. 

"Abandoning Land in Israel Worse Than Pork on Yom Kippur", Declares Rabbi Rabbi Shalom Dov Wolpo, who has been indicted for inciting soldiers to disobey orders to evacuate settlements in the Land of Israel, on Wednesday testified at a Jerusalem Magistrate's Court hearing about his uncompromising stand against the evacuation of settlements in the land of Israel, Chabad Info reported.

Glick incensed over Temple Mount policy: 'A slap in the face'  State tells Supreme Court it intends to continue setting dates for MK Temple Mount ascent. 'I'll fight until law and justice are restored'.

News Watch Articles for ... MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2017

Syrian/Hizballah may call up Russian air strikes as cooperation deepens Russian air crews in Syria are under new orders to respond directly and immediately to Iranian and Syrian demands for air bombardments, without confirmation from the high commands in Latakia or Moscow.

Islamic State calls on Muslims to commit jihad mass murder at hurricane relief centers "To all the (lone mujahids) in the U.S. (warrior), pop down to Houston and drop in at any of the relief centers housing displaced people from the Houston floods, make sure to bring lots of supplies/gadgets/toys to see if you can help put any (unbeliever) out of their misery."

Israel and US Open First American Military Base in Israel BISLACH AIR BASE, Israel (AP) -- Israel and the U.S. inaugurated the first American military base on Israeli soil on Monday, which will serve dozens of soldiers operating a missile defense system.

Iraqi Kurdish referendum must be suspended - Iraqi PM Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi has formally demanded the suspension of next week's referendum on Kurdish independence.

Iranian Army Chief: We Will Turn Tel Aviv and Haifa into Dust On the eve of Prime Minister Netanyahu's meeting with US President Donald Trump, Tehran threatens to destroy Israel "with lightning speed."

Trump, Netanyahu Express Hope for Peace Ahead of New York Meeting "I actually think that with the ability of Bibi, and frankly with the other side, I really think we have a chance."

In Pictures: Kurds are Flying Israeli Flags at Independence Rallies The unprecedented embrace of the Israeli flag comes amidst Israel's support for Kurdish rights and historic connections between the two nations.

Israel's population tops 8.7 million on Rosh Hashanah eve Growth rate stands at 1.8% for the year, with Jews now numbering over 6.5 million and Arabs over 1.8 million.

Jewish New Year fruit may hold seeds of hope for brain disease sufferers Israeli neurologist, nanotech expert make pomegranate oil capsules that send antioxidants where they can have the most effect.

Textbook: 'The Hour' Won't Come Until All Jews Killed A new report by Human Rights Watch states that Saudi Arabia's religious studies curriculum contains hateful and incendiary language toward religions and Islamic traditions that do not adhere to its interpretation of Sunni Islam.

News Watch Articles for ... SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2017

Netanyahu Depicted As Hitler In Argentina Posters Ahead Of Key Visit  One of the posters shows Netanyahu in an SS uniform with the words: "Get out Zionists from Palestine. Get out Netanyahu." 

Iran claims to have 'father of all bombs,' overshadowing American 'mother'  A top commander of Iran's Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) claims that the country possesses the 'father of all bombs' which overshadows the most powerful non-nuclear ordnance of the US. 

North Korea will reach its nuclear force goal - Kim Jong-un  North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has vowed to reach the country's nuclear goals, according to state media. 

* 'Second Turkish Republic' Looks East For New Alliances  Three factors underlie Turkey's ongoing drift away from its traditional strategic position in the region as a NATO and US ally. 

9/11 jihadi to US in just-released footage: 'Your blood is delicious for us and your meat cheap'  'We have resolved to tread upon your lands and embrace the maidens of paradise on your soil.' 

Coming Home: The 120Th Anniversary Of The First Zionist Congress  Even a year before the Congress, Herzl was mocked by Jewish-owned Austrian newspaper Wiener Allgemine Zeitung. 

Iraq's Kurdish Parliament Backs Sept 25 Independence Referendum  Disregarding warnings from the West and Turkey, the Kurdish parliament is set to ask the people if they want independence. 

Turkey not convincing over dams project: Iran  In an interview with ISNA published on Saturday, Abbas Araqchi, the deputy foreign minister for legal and international affairs, who also has a 11-year history of activity in water diplomacy, warned of the environmental hazards of GAP and urged Ankara not to 'commercialize' the project. 

EU: Juncker sees window of opportunity for reform  The "wind is back in Europe's sails", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said in his annual state of the union address. 

WATCH: You've Never Seen the Temple Like This Before  At Brickworld Chicago 2017 this summer, one magnificent custom creation couldn't help but attract attention: an incredibly detailed, scale model of the Second Temple, built entirely from LEGO pieces by Jewish Expert LEGO builder Yitzy Kasowitz.

News Watch Articles for ... THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2017

A Different Perspective on the Temple Mount Crisis  Moderate leaders warn that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict may turn from a national conflict into a religious one. 

Russia Kicks Off Huge Zapad 2017 Military Exercises With Belarus  Russia kicked off what Western powers expect to be the country's largest military exercise since the Cold War on Thursday, a massive mobilization of forces that has triggered unease among U.S. officials and their allies in Eastern Europe. 

North Korea: We will reduce America to 'ashes and darkness'  North Korea calls to disband 'useless' United Nations, threatens Japan and the US. 

Modernized Russian MiG29 fighter jet spotted in Syria for 1st time  A new multirole modification of the veteran Russian fighter jet was caught on camera at the Khmeimim Airbase in Syria, taking part in the Russian anti-terrorism campaign. 

All Quiet on the Middle Eastern Front  The consequences of the war in Syria; the military opportunism displayed across the region by Iran; and the ploys by China and Russia to chip away at American global standing lost through President Obama's 'strategic patience' bode major foundational shifts in the power equations of the Middle East. 

Devastating UK survey finds half of Britons agree with anti-Israel statements  Largest and most detailed study of attitudes towards Jews and Israel ever conducted in Britain finds one in three citizens holds at least one anti-Semitic attitude. 

Juncker calls for united EU under one leader  European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker outlined his post-Brexit vision for a confident EU in his state of the union address on Wednesday (14 September), speaking of a Europe that has bounced back from the economic downturn and regained the political ground from populists and eurosceptics. 

'We will redeem Jerusalem, Rome, and India'  Al-Aqsa preacher promises to take revenge on 'heretics,' crush all those who oppose Islam. 

Epic quest is documenting the 'miracle' of the Hebrew language  Researchers are painstakingly building lexicon of every word in ancient tongue through to its modern incarnation.

News Watch Articles for ... WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 2017

In Stunning Color, Photos of Turn-of-Century Jerusalem Reveal Holy City as Never Before Though historical photos of Jerusalem and Israel in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries do exist, most are in black and white.

Twitter Moves to Silence All Criticism of Islam Remember Google's old motto, "Don't be evil"? It sounds so ironic now, with the social media giants all rushing to implement Sharia blasphemy restrictions and choke off all criticism of Islam.

Abbas' advisor: US Ambassador "motivated by Satanic urge" when he called the Israeli "occupation" "alleged" Mahmoud Abbas' advisor Mahmoud Al-Habbash has described US Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman and Americans in general, as being motivated by a "satanic urge" and having "lost all morals."

Israel Warns Trump That It Will Attack Syria Again, If Necessary Israel sent a clear message to the Trump Administration that it will not hesitate to again attack neighboring Syria if forces embroiled in a bloody civil war there cross two red lines.

N. Korea vows to redouble military strength over 'evil, US-fabricated' sanctions North Korea has vowed to increase its military strength following a new round of "evil" UN sanctions over its recent nuclear test.

Slamming Iran Deal, Ministers Point to Lessons of North Korea Compromise With Dictators Minister of Intelligence Yisrael Katz and Jewish Home leader and Minister of Education Naftali Bennett both used the podium at the World Summit On Counter-Terrorism at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya to call for the annulment of the nuclear deal signed between the P5+1 group of world powers and Iran in July 2015.

Hamas Says it's Ready to Form Unity Palestinian Government With Fatah Ismail Haniyeh, the top leader of Gaza-ruling terror group Hamas, announced Monday that his organization is prepared to form a unity government with Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party, without preconditions.

Rebuffing former top general, Netanyahu says Kurdish PKK a terror group PM chides Turkey for not recognizing Hamas as a terror group in kind, expresses support for Kurdish independence.

EU: Juncker sees window of opportunity for reform The "wind is back in Europe's sails", European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has said in his annual state of the union address.

The Palestinians' "Jewish Problem" According to the Palestinians, the two US envoys seem fully to have endorsed Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's positions instead of representing the interests of the US.

News Watch Articles for ... TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2017

9/11 jihadi to US in just-released footage: "Your blood is delicious for us and your meat cheap" "We have resolved to tread upon your lands and embrace the maidens of paradise on your soil."

Russian Defense Minister met Assad in Damascus, discussed military operations in Syria The Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu has held talks with the Syrian President Bashar Assad during his visit to Damascus.

Turkey signs deal to get Russian S-400 air defence missiles Turkey has signed a controversial deal with Russia to arm its forces with Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missiles.

North Korea threatens US with 'greatest pain' after UN sanctions North Korea has threatened the United States with the "greatest pain" it has ever suffered following new sanctions imposed by the United Nations.

Iran buildup in S. Syria - riposte for IDF drill Iran, Syria and Hizballah sharpened their responses to the large-scale Israeli military war game against a potential Hizballah invasion when, on Tuesday, Sept. 12, the drill began its second week with a simulated 30km-deep thrust into S. Lebanon - up to the Awali River.

Iraqi Parliament Rejects Iraqi Kurdish Referendum Turkey worried Kurdish question will spill over to their own country, Kurdish-Iraqi lawmaker Majid Shingali said the Kurds would not accept the rejection.

White Supremacist Group Planning Campus Recruitment Effort, Says ADL The white supremacist group's "Project Siege" involves posting fliers and posters on campuses promoting its goals.

Memphis imam Yasir Qadhi raises money for Islamic charity linked to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood Yasir Qadhi is an imam in Memphis and is Dean of Academic Affairs at the Al-Maghrib Institute.

Allies al-Qaeda, Taliban Stronger Despite 6,786 U.S. Military Fatalities, 52,570 Injuries Since 9/11 Al-Qaeda and the Afghan Taliban, the jihadi allies responsible for the September 11, 2001, attacks on the American homeland, have grown stronger in the last 16 years despite the thousands of U.S. military casualties from the ongoing fight against the terrorist groups.

Germany: The Rise of Islam Turkey controls 900 mosques in Germany and feels free to say that a "liberal mosque" in Germany is "incompatible" with Islam.

News Watch Articles for ... MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2017

WATCH: You've Never Seen the Temple Like This Before At Brickworld Chicago 2017 this summer, one magnificent custom creation couldn't help but attract attention: an incredibly detailed, scale model of the Second Temple, built entirely from LEGO pieces by Jewish Expert LEGO builder Yitzy Kasowitz.

'Trains will soon reach Temple Mount' Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz says that he intends to extend Jerusalem train line to go all the way to Temple Mount.

IS attack on Sinai convoy 'kills 18 Egyptian police' At least 18 policemen have been killed in an attack on a convoy in Egypt's Sinai peninsula claimed by so-called Islamic State, security sources say.

'If Assad wants to survive, he needs to keep Iran out of Syria' Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked addressed some of the major threats emanating from Israel's neighboring countries, warning that Syria's Assad has to counter the growing Iranian stronghold.

US-Russian pincer for ISIS in Euphrates Valley The US and Russia have just agreed to each provide air support for a conjoined pincer movement to pin the Islamic State down in its last strongholds of Abu Kamal and Mayadin in the Euphrates Valley.

5,844 Days Later: Reflections on 9/11 The events of the day that prompted the war on terror, which continues on today.

Netanyahu Depicted as Hitler in Argentina Posters Ahead of Key Visit One of the posters shows Netanyahu in an SS uniform with the words: "Get out Zionists from Palestine. Get out Netanyahu."

'Nuclear Iran is the greatest threat to Israel' Education Minister says a nuclear Iran would not result in a Cold War but would prevent Israel from serving as a safe haven for Jews.

News Watch Articles for ... FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 08, 2017

US set to quit Al Tanf. Pro-Iranian force moves in  While Israeli jets were bombing the Syrian CERS chemical facility at Masyaf, 38km west of the central Syrian town of Hama, early Thursday, Sept 7, control of the Syrian-Iraqi border to the east was quietly changing hands. 

US to 'pay dear price' for envoy Haley's claim N. Korea 'begs for war' - Pyongyang  As tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula, a statement carried on North Korea's official KCNA news service warned that Washington's UN Ambassador Nikki Haley's remarks that Pyongyang was 'begging for war' would not be left unanswered. 

Islamic State tells Muslims to poison food in Western supermarkets  This is nothing new. Al-Qaeda has long considered the contamination of food as a jihad mass murder tactic. 

SpaceX Rocket Launches X-37B Space Plane on Secret Mission, Aces Landing  The fifth mystery mission of the U.S. Air Force's X-37B space plane is now underway.

Arab Pundits Warn Iran Will Follow In Footsteps Of North Korea TEL AVIV - Arabic social media has been buzzing with commentary on the most recent nuclear test performed by North Korea, with many blaming the situation on the international community's nuclear deal with the Iranian regime.

Israeli Experts Point at a New ISIS Trend: Poison in Malls ISIS operatives venture further into cruel and unusual punishment.

Watch: Lebanon Youth Swear Allegiance to Iran's Khamenei This was the first time a video was published clearly confirming the Hezbollah-Iran connection.

Iran Boasts That It Tricked the World, Can Now Start Making Nukes Israel warned former US President Barack Obama that Iran wouldn't honor the nuclear arms deal he brokered with the Islamic Republic.

'Israeli jets hit Syria's Masyaf chemical site' - reports The Syrian army says Israeli jets have attacked a site in the west of the country where Western powers suspect chemical weapons are being produced.

Hurricane Irma causes devastation in the Caribbean Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, reducing buildings to rubble and leaving at least nine people dead.

Ukraine fears Russia will use exercises next week to invade Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he fears that Russia could use massive military manoeuvres next week as a cover for invasion.

UIUC Student Group Compares Zionists to KKK, White Supremacists A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) student group threatened this week to use "any means necessary," including "full-scale armed conflict," in their mission to oppose the "unholy union of American fascists, white supremacists, and Zionists."

Rivlin tells Merkel Israel obligated to respond to Hezbollah's rearmament Speaking just hours after Syria accuses Israel of striking military site responsible for research on chemical weapons, Rivlin warns Merkel Iranian ambitions to establish a foothold in Syria via a Shiite corridor into its territory would 'plunge the entire region into a war.'

European Court Orders EU Countries to Take Migrants The September 6 ruling, which has been hailed as a victory for European federalism, highlights the degree to which the European Union has usurped decision-making powers from its 28 member states.

News Watch Articles for ... THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 07, 2017

Arab Pundits Warn Iran Will Follow In Footsteps Of North Korea TEL AVIV - Arabic social media has been buzzing with commentary on the most recent nuclear test performed by North Korea, with many blaming the situation on the international community's nuclear deal with the Iranian regime.

Israeli Experts Point at a New ISIS Trend: Poison in Malls ISIS operatives venture further into cruel and unusual punishment.

Watch: Lebanon Youth Swear Allegiance to Iran's Khamenei This was the first time a video was published clearly confirming the Hezbollah-Iran connection.

Iran Boasts That It Tricked the World, Can Now Start Making Nukes Israel warned former US President Barack Obama that Iran wouldn't honor the nuclear arms deal he brokered with the Islamic Republic.

'Israeli jets hit Syria's Masyaf chemical site' - reports The Syrian army says Israeli jets have attacked a site in the west of the country where Western powers suspect chemical weapons are being produced.

Hurricane Irma causes devastation in the Caribbean Hurricane Irma has caused widespread destruction across the Caribbean, reducing buildings to rubble and leaving at least nine people dead.

Ukraine fears Russia will use exercises next week to invade Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he fears that Russia could use massive military manoeuvres next week as a cover for invasion.

UIUC Student Group Compares Zionists to KKK, White Supremacists A University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) student group threatened this week to use "any means necessary," including "full-scale armed conflict," in their mission to oppose the "unholy union of American fascists, white supremacists, and Zionists."

Rivlin tells Merkel Israel obligated to respond to Hezbollah's rearmament Speaking just hours after Syria accuses Israel of striking military site responsible for research on chemical weapons, Rivlin warns Merkel Iranian ambitions to establish a foothold in Syria via a Shiite corridor into its territory would 'plunge the entire region into a war.'

European Court Orders EU Countries to Take Migrants The September 6 ruling, which has been hailed as a victory for European federalism, highlights the degree to which the European Union has usurped decision-making powers from its 28 member states.

News Watch Articles for ... WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 06, 2017

China Prepares for 'Surprise Attack' from Over the Sea China's air force has been practicing for a surprise attack coming over the sea in exercises simulating real battle.

Majority of Palestinians don't believe Trump is serious about peace talks, poll finds The US president has yet to achieve a significant breakthrough in the peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, and a new poll suggests that latter have very little faith that he will.

Korea Nuclear Test Furthers EMP Bomb North Korea for the first time this week revealed plans for using its nuclear arms for space-based electronics-disrupting EMP attacks, in addition to direct warhead ground blasts.

IDF drill and new Hizballah tactics at Deir ez-Zour By Wednesday, Sept. 6, day three of the big IDF exercise for war with Hizballah - after the Syrian army and two Hizballah brigades, with massive Russian air and missile support, had broken the three-year ISIS siege of Deir ez-Zour.

Egypt and U.S. to hold military exercises Egypt will host war games with U.S. troops for the first time in eight years.

UN: Syrian Gov't Forces used chemical weapons more than two dozen times In their 14th report since 2011, UN investigators said they had in all documented 33 chemical weapons attacks to date.

FDR's 'Rattlesnake' Rule and the North Korean Threat "When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck before you crush him."

Netanyahu: Israel's cooperation with Arab States has never been greater Netanyahu said the cooperation today with countries in the Arab world is actually greater than it was when Jerusalem signed agreements with Egypt and Jordan.

When will a formal EU-Israel dialogue take place? Israel has a status akin to a member-state within the EU, enjoying strong economic, educational, scientific and cultural ties.

Rivlin inaugurates Munich memorial, raps Palestinians for lauding massacre At memorial unveiling 45 years after 11 Israelis killed in terror attack at the Olympics, president says Israel 'still waiting' for minute of silence at the Games.

News Watch Articles for ... TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 05, 2017

Incitement on Facebook: 'Spill blood on the Dome of the Rock' Security forces arrest senior PA official who published material inciting against Jews and said he missed 'people like Hitler and Eichmann.'

IDF simulates war-to-win strategy vs Hizballah The IDF Tuesday, Sept. 5, embarked on its biggest military exercise against Hizballah in 19 years.

The Islamic Future of Europe European leaders accepted the transformation of parts of their countries into enemy territories.

North Korea: We have 'more gift packages' for US 'The recent self-defense measures by my country are a gift package addressed to none other than the US.'

This is how tomorrow's battlefields will look Facial recognition, guns which fire only when the target is in sight, and unmanned submarines.

Hezbollah Reacts to IDF Drill: We are ready for any ACT of Israeli stupidity Lebanon did not remain silent following the launch of a massive IDF drill simulating a possible war, with a Hezbollah official threatening that "the Israelis won't succeed in surprising us."

Egypt and Russia finalize nuclear power plant deal Egypt finalizes deal with Russia to build a nuclear power plant with funding from Moscow.

Messianic Jews Pray For Orthodox Mob 'Besieging' Their Congregation Last week, the religious Israeli news portal Arutz 7 happily reported that Orthodox Jewish "anti-missionaries" had successfully demonstrated against a "new" Messianic Jewish congregation in the desert city of Arad.

"Vampire Zionists Drink Arab Blood", Says Palestinian 'Human Rights Activist' Honored by UN The United Nations has crowned her a "human rights defender," while Al Jazeera, the Qatar-based broadcaster, hails her as a "Palestinian supermom."

Turkey accuses Merkel of racism The Turkish government has accused the German chancellor of being "racist" after she called for an end to Turkey's EU accession negotiations.

News Watch Articles for ... MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 04, 2017

Powers may end up with Iranian model for NKorea  Even North Korea's 150-kiloton hydrogen bomb and avowed ability to fit it onto an intercontinental ballistic missile, as Kim Jong-un demonstrated Sunday, Sept. 3, have so far drawn nothing more decisive from the world's powers than words of condemnation and threats of stronger sanctions. 

Israel's Exports Have Risen to $50 Billion in 2017 Israeli exports rose 6 percent - to $50 billion - during the first half of 2017, according to the Israel Export and International Cooperation Institute. 

Global race for AI will 'most likely cause' WWIII as computers launch 1st strike - Musk  Competition for superiority in Artificial Intelligence at national level will 'most likely' cause World War Three, billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk has said, warning that an AI may deem first use its best chance of winning. 

Idf Holds Largest Exercise In 20 Years To Prepare For Imminent Hezbollah Threat  The IDF is set to launch a large-scale exercise in preparation for a potential faceoff with the Shi'ite terror group, that continues to pose an imminent danger to the country's security.

Iran/Hizballah noose tightens around Israel  Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, challenged the international community to hold Iran to account on Thursday, Aug. 31, after the Islamic Republic showed its 'true colors' by restoring its ties with the Palestinian extremist Hamas.

120 Years Later: 3 Days In Basel That Changed The Course Of The Jewish Nation  The journey that was embarked on in the First Zionist Congress was the beginning of a Jewish transformation. 

Hebron's Jews No Longer Under PA in Move Proving Holy City's Future Is Jewish  The small Jewish community in Hebron, comprising approximately 100 families, has been officially upgraded from its status as a neighborhood within the Palestinian Authority and will come under the municipal auspices of the state of Israel for the first time, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced on Tuesday. 

Iran: 'If attacked, war won't be limited to our borders'  Addressing a group of officers in Tehran, Iranian military chief Mohammad Baqeri says even the arrogant West is smart enough to know that a ground war will cost them dearly. 

Nikki Haley: Hamas Boast of Iranian Support a 'Stunning Admission'  The United States on Thursday described remarks by a Palestinian Hamas leader boasting of strong military ties with Iran as a 'stunning admission' that showed Tehran was violating a UN ban on arms exports. 

Group Sues: Jews-Only Metal Detector at Temple Mount is Racism  Otzma Yehudit (Jewish strength), a right-wing political party, brought an appeal to the Israeli Supreme Court on Thursday requesting the removal of the metal detectors at the Mughrabi Gate, the only entrance Jews are permitted to use to access the Temple Mount. 

Report: Russia Protecting Iranian Weapons Factories in Syria With S-400 System  Russia has reportedly placed its advanced S-400 air defense system near Iranian weapons factories in Syria. 

US general: Islamic State chief Baghdadi likely still alive  Commander of US-led coalition against ISIS admits he doesn't 'have a clue' where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is, but he has 'seen no convincing evidence, intelligence, or open-source or other rumor or otherwise that he's dead.' 

IS conflict: Iraq declares 'liberation' of Nineveh province  Iraq's prime minister says Nineveh province has been "fully liberated" from so-called Islamic State, after the district of Tal Afar was recaptured. 

"All Israelis Should Ascend to Temple Mount", Declares Minister  All Israelis should visit the Temple Mount, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, who served as the first head of the Beit El Regional Council during the 1980s, said Tuesday evening, following a 'trial' earlier in the day during which police allowed sitting MKs to visit the holy site for the first time since 2015.

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Iran/Hizballah noose tightens around Israel  Nikki Haley, the US Ambassador to the UN, challenged the international community to hold Iran to account on Thursday, Aug. 31, after the Islamic Republic showed its 'true colors' by restoring its ties with the Palestinian extremist Hamas.

120 Years Later: 3 Days In Basel That Changed The Course Of The Jewish Nation  The journey that was embarked on in the First Zionist Congress was the beginning of a Jewish transformation. 

Hebron's Jews No Longer Under PA in Move Proving Holy City's Future Is Jewish  The small Jewish community in Hebron, comprising approximately 100 families, has been officially upgraded from its status as a neighborhood within the Palestinian Authority and will come under the municipal auspices of the state of Israel for the first time, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman announced on Tuesday. 

Iran: 'If attacked, war won't be limited to our borders'  Addressing a group of officers in Tehran, Iranian military chief Mohammad Baqeri says even the arrogant West is smart enough to know that a ground war will cost them dearly. 

Nikki Haley: Hamas Boast of Iranian Support a 'Stunning Admission'  The United States on Thursday described remarks by a Palestinian Hamas leader boasting of strong military ties with Iran as a 'stunning admission' that showed Tehran was violating a UN ban on arms exports. 

Group Sues: Jews-Only Metal Detector at Temple Mount is Racism  Otzma Yehudit (Jewish strength), a right-wing political party, brought an appeal to the Israeli Supreme Court on Thursday requesting the removal of the metal detectors at the Mughrabi Gate, the only entrance Jews are permitted to use to access the Temple Mount. 

Report: Russia Protecting Iranian Weapons Factories in Syria With S-400 System  Russia has reportedly placed its advanced S-400 air defense system near Iranian weapons factories in Syria. 

US general: Islamic State chief Baghdadi likely still alive  Commander of US-led coalition against ISIS admits he doesn't 'have a clue' where Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is, but he has 'seen no convincing evidence, intelligence, or open-source or other rumor or otherwise that he's dead.' 

IS conflict: Iraq declares 'liberation' of Nineveh province  Iraq's prime minister says Nineveh province has been "fully liberated" from so-called Islamic State, after the district of Tal Afar was recaptured. 

"All Israelis Should Ascend to Temple Mount", Declares Minister  All Israelis should visit the Temple Mount, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, who served as the first head of the Beit El Regional Council during the 1980s, said Tuesday evening, following a 'trial' earlier in the day during which police allowed sitting MKs to visit the holy site for the first time since 2015.

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China says it will never allow war or chaos on its doorstep as tensions escalate on Korean Peninsula Beijing has said it will not allow war or chaos on the Korean Peninsula, as two US B-1B bombers conducted a new flight in the area, joined by South Korean and Japanese fighter jets in a show of force amid mounting tensions.

VIDEO: The Palestinian-Israeli Conflict: All About The Facts A biting musical parody featuring the Latma comedy team.

Army gives Hebron settlers new municipal powers Head of IDF Central Command transfers jurisdiction of infrastructure services for city's settlers from the PA to Israeli Interior Ministry.

IS conflict: Iraq declares 'liberation' of Nineveh province Iraq's prime minister says Nineveh province has been "fully liberated" from so-called Islamic State, after the district of Tal Afar was recaptured.

US flies bombers, fighters in show of force against N.Korea SEOUL - The United States flew some of its most advanced warplanes in bombing drills with ally South Korea on Thursday.

Supreme Court Rejects Petition to Recognize Same-Sex Marriage Justices stated that the issue should be determined by legislators, not the court.

Saudi Arabia Funds Families of Palestinian 'Martyrs' to Make Hajj Pilgrimage Saudi Arabia is picking up the tab for Palestinians making the annual Muslim trip to Mecca.

Iran pilgrims make return to hajj with bitter memories After staying away from Mecca in 2016, in the wake of the previous year's stampede that killed hundreds, Iranians hope that security measures have improved.

Israeli-Arab Summer Camp Teaches Kids to Hate Israel The summer holidays are coming to an end. That means summer camps are wrapping up with ceremonies and celebrations.

NATO: Baltic Battle Groups Operational NATO announced this week its four multinational battle groups positioned in Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland are now fully operational and it's rapid-deployment force based in Germany has been tripled in size.

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"All Israelis Should Ascend to Temple Mount", Declares Minister All Israelis should visit the Temple Mount, Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, who served as the first head of the Beit El Regional Council during the 1980s.

Russian-Syrian airborne radar covers all of Israel The Russian air force has recently deployed to Syria four of its most highly advanced early warning and control aircraft, the Beriev A-50 SRDLO ("Mainstay"), which is rated the most sophisticated AWACS in operation.

Central Bureau of Statistics reports Muslim growth rate still highest in Israel Central Bureau of Statistics releases a report detailing statistics concerning Israel's Muslim population before Eid al-Adha.

North Korea: 'Japan missile was first step in Pacific operation' North Korea says its firing of a missile over Japan was "the first step" of military operations in the Pacific, signalling plans for more launches.

NATO fears Russian war games to turn into invasion NATO allies have voices their concern that Moscow might be planning a surprise invasion, following its large-scaled military exercise with Belarus.

120 Years Later: 3 Days in Basel That Changed the Course of the Jewish Nation The journey that was embarked on in the First Zionist Congress was the beginning of a Jewish transformation.

Why the Standoff with North Korea affects the Middle East Washington's next move will be watched closely in Tehran.

Why the battle against ISIS in Iraq's Tal Afar is 'many times worse' than Mosul The Iraqi military is engaged in fierce fighting against Islamic State militants in the Tal Afar district, where terrorists have fled from the city itself and remain holed up in the town of al-Ayadiya.

Europe: Jihadists Exploit Welfare Benefits While taking money from Swiss taxpayers, Abu Ramadan, a well-known Salafist, called for the introduction of Sharia law in Switzerland and urged Muslims to avoid integrating into Swiss society.

Macron revives multi-speed Europe idea French president Emmanuel Macron has revived the idea of multi-speed Europe, while announcing that he will soon make ten "concrete" proposals to reform the EU after Brexit.

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Forgotten history: US bankers financing US enemies-and why it is important now In 1971, Gary Allen published his book, None Dare Call it Conspiracy. It quickly became an unofficial best seller.

"No, The Muslim Jesus Is Not Even Close To The Jesus Of The Bible" The establishment brings us deceptive and disingenuous apologetics for Islam on a regular basis, and there is rarely any pushback.

Jewish MKs make first Temple Mount visit since 2015 Yehudah Glick and Shuli Moalem-Refaeli enter flashpoint site as police test the waters 2 years after lawmakers were banned.

NKorean missile over Japan triggers sirens Kim Jong-un escalated his military stance early Tuesday, Aug. 29, by firing a ballistic missile over Japan's northern Island of Hokkaido.

Israel Declares Hebron an Official Jewish Settlement 38 years after returning to the West Bank City, Hebron's Jewish community has acquired the official status of an independent settlement.

The US's Catch-22: Defeat ISIS, Don't Empower Iran The US fears confronting Iran could destabilize Lebanon, Syria and Iraq.

Head of Military Intelligence: Hezbollah is Tightening Grip on Lebanon Herzi Halevi told UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres that the organization should do more to prevent the next war.

Hamas: Iran ties restored Terrorist group leader says rift with Iran over Syrian civil war resolved, Iran 'developing our military strength to liberate Palestine.'

Putin to Netanyahu: We won't rein in Iran Reports suggest PM, Russian president failed to achieve understanding on Iran, with Putin telling Netanyahu he will not act against Tehran.

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Arab, Jewish MKs to Visit Temple Mount at separate times The visitation allowance - a single day - is a pilot test after legislators were banned from the compound nearly 2 years ago.

Hamas leader in Gaza: Ties with Iran now 'fantastic'; we're preparing battle for Palestine Hailing fully restored relations with Tehran, Yahya Sinwar says his group doesn't want war yet but is building up military power for 'the liberation of Palestine'.

Netanyahu tells UN chief Iran building missile production sites in Syria, Lebanon Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres Monday that Iran is building sites to produce precision-guided missiles in Syria and Lebanon, with the aim of using them against Israel.

Palestinians Threaten to 'Blow Up' Peace Process After Trump Refuses to Back Two-State Solution Both sides and the mainstream media tried to give a positive spin, but there's every indication that last week's meeting between US special envoy Jared Kushner and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas was just as stormy as the first time the two men got together back in June.

Russians brings Iranians, Hizballah to Quneitra Less than a week after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Vladimir Putin in Sochi that Israel had red lines against a permanent Iranian military presence in Syria - certainly near its borders.

Russia's controversial Crimea bridge gets giant arch Russian engineers are installing a giant railway arch in the channel between Russia and Crimea, as a 19km (12-mile) road-rail bridge takes shape.

Brexit: UK and EU negotiators call for more progress The European Union's chief negotiator Michel Barnier has expressed concern about progress so far, as the third round of Brexit talks gets under way.

Trump administration sued over transgender military ban The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a legal challenge to US President Donald Trump's directive banning transgender service personnel.

Jerusalem Prayer Facebook Page Brings 28 Million Christians Together to Pray for Israel The Jerusalem Prayer Team, one of Facebook's largest prayer pages, has just passed a landmark 28 million members.

Two million Muslims converge on Mecca for the hajj Iranians return to Saudi Arabia to participate in Islam's annual pilgrimage after skipping 2016 rite over deadly stampede.

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MKs to be allowed on Temple Mount for 1 day  Israeli legislators to be allowed to visit Judaism's holiest for first time in nearly 2 years. 

ISIS launches counteroffensives in Syria & Europe  The Islamic State's summer offensive is in full spate on three fronts - two in Syria and a third in European cities - thus pricking the prevailing view of Western experts on Islamic terror that the caliphate's territorial shrinkage in Syria and Iraq heralds its approaching demise. 

How Serious Are Iranian Nuclear Threats?  The country has said it would be able to start enriching uranium within five days of a dissolution of the landmark nuclear deal. 

North Korea Shipments To Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted  A panel of independent UN experts reported that two shipments were intercepted in the past six months. 

US Government Preparing for 'Black Sky' Doomsday Scenario  An exercise designed to prepare the US for a high-tech end-of-days scenario has just ended in preparation for a threat that is growing as America's enemies focus on these attacks that could cripple America. 

New IAF Drone Is 'Quantum Leap' in Tech Capabilities  Israel has successfully tested a new drone that will be incorporated into the Jewish state's air force. 

Trump restores military ban on transgender people  US President Donald Trump has signed a memo reinstating a ban on transgender people serving in the military, which was lifted under Barack Obama. 

Iranian army chief warns Israel will not survive next 25 years  General Abdolrahim Mousavi says Iran will determine outcome of any future war against it, regardless of who attacks. 

Israel‚'s red lines in Syria long crossed by Iran  Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu set out for President Vladimir Putin Israel's red lines against Iran establishing a permanent, expanded military presence in Syria. 

PA says 24 years of peace talks have achieved nothing  Ramallah calls on the international community to unilaterally establish a state of Palestine.

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Putin's approval rating at 83% in August  According to a recent poll, Russian President Vladimir Putin's approval rating stood at 83 percent in mid-August, while the number of people who approve of the State Duma's work dropped to under 50 percent. 

North Korea 'accidentally reveals' plans for new missiles  North Korea appears to have revealed details of two as-yet untested missile systems in its press coverage of a factory inspection by the country's Supreme Leader Kim Jong-un. 

Police bar Palestinian textbooks from Temple Mount school  Students reportedly not allowed to reach school on holy site while carrying books; police spokesperson says materials banned over 'incitement' fears. 

Trump admin prepares transgender military ban  One month after pledging to reimpose ban keeping transgender people out of armed forces, Trump sets 6-month deadline for implementation. 

How Serious Are Iranian Nuclear Threats?  The country has said it would be able to start enriching uranium within five days of a dissolution of the landmark nuclear deal. 

North Korea Shipments To Syria Chemical Arms Agency Intercepted  A panel of independent UN experts reported that two shipments were intercepted in the past six months. 

70 Christian Media Outlets Will Convene for First Jerusalem Summit  Around 70 Christian media outlets are scheduled to convene in Jerusalem this fall for a first-of-its-kind Christian media summit. 

Glick to MKs: Respect the sanctity of the Temple Mount  MK Yehuda Glick writes open letter to fellow MKs, Jewish and Arab, to conduct themselves with dignity when allowed onto the Temple Mount. 

'Anyone who shouts Allahu Akbar will be shot'  Venice mayor promises: 'We'll send them directly to Allah; if someone runs in St. Mark's Square screaming 'Allahu Akbar' we'll shoot him'.

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MKs to be allowed on Temple Mount for 1 day Israeli legislators to be allowed to visit Judaism's holiest for first time in nearly 2 years. Police considering removing ban altogether.

Iran: We can resume enrichment within five days Iranian atomic official warns his country can resume uranium enrichment within five days if the United States tears up nuclear deal.

Israel's red lines in Syria long crossed by Iran Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu set out for President Vladimir Putin Israel's red lines against Iran establishing a permanent, expanded military presence in Syria.

Netanyahu after Putin Meeting: Iran wants the 'Lebanonization' of Syria "We will not remain passive," Netanyahu said, adding that he said this in "a clear and detailed manner" to the Russian president.

Top Israeli, American Experts Concerned About North Korean Nuclear Precedent For Iran Several top Israeli and American experts on nuclear proliferation and Iran say the failure to successfully deal with North Korea sets a precedent for a similar result with the Islamic Republic.

Nearly 10 Percent of Americans Think Neo-Nazi Views Are 'Acceptable', Poll Reveals Among 1,014 respondents surveyed in the poll, 9 percent said neo-Nazi views are acceptable, with 83 percent calling such views "unacceptable" and 8 percent saying they had no opinion on the matter.

With Grape Harvest, Christian Volunteers Help Restore Jewish Life to Biblical Heartland Volunteers from all over the world will join the pro-Israel Christian organization HaYovel in helping Jewish farmers in the Biblical heartland harvest the abundant grapes growing in the Holy Land this summer.

Kenya: Muslims hack Christians to death for refusing to recite the Islamic confession of faith "The three men were held at machete point and ordered to recite the Shahada."

No Kurdish state, vows Erdogan Turkish President pledges to thwart any possibility of a Kurdish state being established in northern Syria.

PA says 24 years of peace talks have achieved nothing Ramallah calls on the international community to unilaterally establish a state of Palestine.

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Eclipse spectacle set to grip US public Skywatchers in the United States are preparing for the spectacular sight of a total solar eclipse.

ISIS Moroccan net primed to strike across Europe Spanish Interior Minister Juan Ignacio Zoido repeatedly promised on Saturday Aug. 19 that after the Islamic State's car attacks Thursday and Friday had left 14 dead and more than 130 injured in two Spanish cities.

Netanyahu to meet with Putin, Kushner PM Netanyahu to meet Russia's President Putin and US envoys to discuss Iran, Syria, and renewing talks with the Palestinian Authority.

Watch: Hamas summer camp Campers train for future terror attacks against Israeli target:. 'I will redeem Jerusalem with my soul and blood.'

IS conflict: Iraq army makes advances on Tal Afar The Iraqi army says it has taken a number of villages on the outskirts of Tal Afar as part of a major offensive against so-called Islamic State (IS).

US-South Korea hold military drills amid tension The US and South Korea are conducting annual military drills which consistently infuriate Pyongyang, despite appeals to halt the exercise.

Watch: Hezbollah drones attack ISIS positions Shiite terror group attacks Sunni terror group on Syrian,-Lebanese border.

Holocaust survivor: Yes, it can happen again Holocaust survivor Sonia K. speaks to CNN, tells them the world may be in for another Holocaust - unless attitudes change.

A Defiant Assad Praises Russia's Putin, Iran's Khamenei, Hezbollah's Nasrallah In a speech delivered at the opening of the Foreign and Expatriates Minister Conference on Sunday in Damascus, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said that the West is experiencing an existential anxiety whenever a state insists on sharing in decision-making.

Pope: Rights of Muslim migrants override national security concerns The Pope has said: "We can speak today of an Arab invasion" of Europe.

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Massive US-Korean Military Exercise Coinciding With Rare Solar Eclipse Could Spark War On Monday, tens of thousands of US soldiers will simulate battles just south of the volatile border that separates North and South Korea, causing several world governments to worry that this huge multinational military exercise could inadvertently spark World War III.

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Deadly Barcelona Attack [VIDEO] A van plowed through crowds on a street in Barcelona, Spain on Thursday afternoon, killing 13 and injuring about 100 others in what officials are now saying was a Jihadist terror attack.

The ISIS special Al-Kharsha Brigade hits Spain Spain this week suffered the biggest Islamic State onslaught to be mounted in Europe since Nov/ 14, 2015, when the jiahdis murdered 140 people in Paris.

'Shameful' Theresa May rejects 9/11 survivors' appeal to release Saudi Arabia terrorism report Prime Minister Theresa May has rejected an appeal by survivors of the 9/11 terrorist attacks to publish a report into the role of Saudi Arabia in funding Islamic extremism in Britain.

N. Korea Propaganda Posters Show US Capital Building Obliterated North Korea has just published a new set of propaganda posters aimed at harassing the United States that depicts the U.S. in flames and the Capital Building in DC destroyed.

The rise of Raed Salah, Israel's Islamist leader who wants Jerusalem at the heart of a caliphate The recently rearrested preacher has built a career 'defending' Al-Aqsa against Israel's purported planned takeover, building vast support among Arab Israelis.

Sweden: "Palestinian" anti-Israel demonstration calls Jews "offspring of apes and pigs" It's just Qur'anic Islam, so Sweden better get used to it.

Iran, Turkey exchange views on Iraqi KRG Baqeri arrived in Turkey on Tuesday for a three-day visit, the first of its kind since the Iranian Revolution in 1979, holding talks with his counterpart Gen. Hulusi Akar on Tuesday.

Israeli Minister: Relations with Trump are more important than calling out Nazis Ayoub Kara, who is not Jewish himself, praised Trump for having "a proven track-record in opposing antisemitism and religious extremism."

Satellite Images Show Iran Building Missile Factories in Syria Using high-resolution images from the Eros-B satellite, ISI Intelligence analysis confirms Syria is building missile factories bearing great resemblance to Iranian missile factories.

Defector: Christianity Thrives in North Korea as Citizens 'No Longer Respect' Kim Jong-Un Christianity is spreading in North Korea as fewer citizens in the hermit state consider dictator Kim Jong-Un a god, the Telegraph has learned from an anonymous defector.

The Palestinian Authority is a Genocidal Terrorist Entity and Should be Treated as Such The PLO became the first terrorist organization to have a seat at the UN and diplomatic representation in a Western country.

Citizens of many US allies trust Putin over Trump, poll finds New survey shows Israel is one of few Western countries with more confidence in American president than Russian counterpart.

90,000 Hebrew Manuscripts Available Online for First Time in History Israel's first Prime Minister, David Ben-Gurion, was a visionary who not only played a crucial part in the creation of the Jewish state but also understood the importance of preserving Hebrew manuscripts.

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Trump Threatens North Korea With "Fire and Fury Like the World Has Never Seen" The exchanges between North Korea and the US are taking on even more ominous tones as President Donald Trump takes a strong stand against a despotic regime that is responding with threats containing explicit nuclear threats.

Hamas considering replacing its civilian rule in Gaza with military rule in its stead Hamas is reportedly considering advancing an unprecedented move in the Gaza Strip in response to the harsh sanctions imposed on it by the Palestinian Authority.

Russia to Position 100,000 Troops Near the Baltic States Author Joel C. Rosenberg is reporting that "provocative" war games later this fall will put 100,000 Russian troops on the borders of the Baltic States "Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania"as well as Eastern European members of NATO.

China will prevent US first strike against North Korean regime - govt daily China will prevent the US and South Korea from carrying out strikes on North Korea and trying to overthrow the leadership there, but will remain neutral if Pyongyang launches missiles at American targets first, the state-run Global Times said.

Perfect Storm: The Implications of Middle East Chaos In this major monograph, Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror studies the storms convulsing the Arab Middle East.

Blinded By Threat of ISIS, World Ignoring Bigger Danger of Iran, Warns MK Bennett [WATCH] Education Minister Naftali Bennett warned the international community on Thursday not to allow the immediate threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIS) to blind them to the long-range threat posed by Iran.

Mattis warns NKorea to stop before it is destroyed US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned North Korea in the strongest terms Wednesday, Aug. 9 to stop any action that would lead to the "end of its regime" and the destruction of its people."

'God Has Given Trump Authority to Take Out Kim Jong-Un' A well-known evangelical pastor and spiritual mentor for President Donald Trump asserted Tuesday that God won't mind if the president wipes North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un off the face of the earth.

North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August' North Korea says a plan that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory of Guam will be ready in a matter of days.

World's largest dinosaur 'dwarfed T. rex,' weighed as much as Boeing 737 - study A dinosaur that walked the Earth 100 million years ago but wasn't discovered until 2012 was actually the largest to ever exist, according to a new study.

Iran and Hamas Celebrate Turning "New Page" in Exciting Collaboration Against Israel Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted a delegation of members from the Palestinian terror group Hamas Monday in Tehran.

2017 Is Summer of Return as 233 'Exiles' Make Way Home Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B'Nefesh aliyah (immigration to Israel) agency.

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Perfect Storm: The Implications of Middle East Chaos In this major monograph, Maj. Gen. (res.) Yaakov Amidror studies the storms convulsing the Arab Middle East.

Blinded By Threat of ISIS, World Ignoring Bigger Danger of Iran, Warns MK Bennett [WATCH] Education Minister Naftali Bennett warned the international community on Thursday not to allow the immediate threat posed by the Islamic State (ISIS) to blind them to the long-range threat posed by Iran.

Mattis warns NKorea to stop before it is destroyed US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned North Korea in the strongest terms Wednesday, Aug. 9 to stop any action that would lead to the "end of its regime" and the destruction of its people."

'God Has Given Trump Authority to Take Out Kim Jong-Un' A well-known evangelical pastor and spiritual mentor for President Donald Trump asserted Tuesday that God won't mind if the president wipes North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un off the face of the earth.

North Korea Guam missile strike plan 'ready by mid-August' North Korea says a plan that could see it fire four missiles near the US territory of Guam will be ready in a matter of days.

World's largest dinosaur 'dwarfed T. rex,' weighed as much as Boeing 737 - study A dinosaur that walked the Earth 100 million years ago but wasn't discovered until 2012 was actually the largest to ever exist, according to a new study.

Iran and Hamas Celebrate Turning "New Page" in Exciting Collaboration Against Israel Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hosted a delegation of members from the Palestinian terror group Hamas Monday in Tehran.

2017 Is Summer of Return as 233 'Exiles' Make Way Home Hundreds of new North American immigrants are set to arrive in Israel next week aboard an El Al Airlines flight chartered by the Nefesh B'Nefesh aliyah (immigration to Israel) agency.

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To Ascend the Mount, or Not, That is the Question Last week, a record number of Israelis visited the Temple Mount.

Kissinger: End of Islamic State Could Lead To 'Iranian Radical Empire' TEL AVIV - If the Islamic State is destroyed, the situation in the Middle East could end up being even more dire with the emergence of an "Iranian radical empire" in its wake.

Turkey & Qatar stage military drills amid Gulf diplomatic crisis Turkey and Qatar have staged joint military drills showcasing their strategic alliance, according to Qatari media.


Jordanian King met with Abbas on Jerusalem, peace efforts It is King Abdullah's first visit to Ramallah in five years and comes at a time when the peace process is at a standstill and Israeli-Jordanian relations are tense.

Bitcoin soars to record high value Bitcoin's value has jumped to a record high, following a month of turmoil.

Jordan fears Syrian demographic time bomb Number of child brides among Syrian refugees in Jordan has skyrocketed. Hashemite Kingdom worries phenomenon could pose demographic threat.

Provocation: Company sells 'love swastika' T-shirts A U.S.-based company has rolled out a line of shirts featuring swastikas, supposedly as a message of love.

Video from Nigeria: Over 50 Christians massacred in church during Sunday service Nigerian authorities are denying that this was a jihad attack.

Chaos and order in a changing world Lady Thatcher was one of the most significant leaders of our period.


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Israelis March Demanding Access to Temple Mount and Building of Third Temple  Monday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish fast of Tisha B'Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples. 

Trump: US-Russia relations are at 'dangerous low'  US President Donald Trump says his country's relationship with Russia is at a "dangerous low", amid a feud with Congress over new sanctions imposed against Moscow. 

Iran's Rouhani sworn in as tensions simmer over nuclear deal  President starts his second term warning US not to walk away from the accord, calls for mutual 'respect'. 

The Military Options for North Korea  North Korea test-launched on Friday its first ballistic missile potentially capable of hitting America's East Coast. 

* 'Ideological' Jewish Visitation to Temple Mount Could Be Pretext for More Terror  The Temple Mount - site of significance to the world's three major monotheistic religions of Judaism, Islam and Christianity - remains in the middle of a geopolitical standoff as Jews described as 'ideological' are visiting the Muslim-controlled prayer compound in greater numbers. 

Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Sadr invited to Saudi Arabia for rare visit, talks  Prominent Iraqi Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr has made a rare visit to Saudi Arabia, meeting with the crown prince and other officials, Saudi state media report. 

In Show Of 'Lethal, Overwhelming Force' US Flies Two B-1B Bombers Over Korean Peninsula  Less than a month after the US flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean Peninsula to show off 'US attack capabilities', the US Air Force did it again on Sunday, when it the flew two supersonic B-1B bombers over the Korean peninsula in 'a show of force' on Sunday after Pyongyang's Friday test of an ICBM that can reach the continental US. 

Europe's Cities Absorb Sharia Law  Within days after the Islamic State conquered the city of Sirte in Libya two years ago, enormous billboards appeared in the Islamist stronghold warning women they must wear baggy robes that cover their entire bodies, and no perfume. 

Hebrew video calling for attacks on Israelis hits Palestinian social media  Music clip in Hebrew posted on YouTube encourages use of 'an axe, a knife, a gun or a rifle' to murder Jews. 

Pentagon alarmed by Turkey's plan to buy Russian S-400 air defense system  The United States has raised concerns over NATO ally Turkey's plan to purchase an advanced air defense system from Russia.

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1,300 Jews on Temple Mount Signal End of Exile, Beginning of Joyous Redemption on Ninth of Av On Tuesday, the holiday of the Ninth of Av, a record-breaking 1,300 Jews ascended to the Temple Mount, turning a day of deepest mourning for the destruction of the Temples into a catalyst to bring the beginnings of the Third Temple.

Ayatollah Khamenei formally endorses Rouhani as president Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has formally endorsed Hassan Rouhani as president, paving the way for him to take office for a second term as the head of Iran's 12th administration.

In Show Of "Lethal, Overwhelming Force" US Flies Two B-1B Bombers Over Korean Peninsula Less than a month after the US flew two B-1B bombers over the Korean Peninsula to show off "US attack capabilities", the US Air Force did it again on Sunday.

Trump: US-Russia relations are at 'dangerous low' US President Donald Trump says his country's relationship with Russia is at a "dangerous low", amid a feud with Congress over new sanctions imposed against Moscow.

US video against PLO state a huge hit in Israel Mark Langfan's appearance on CBN explaining strategic danger of 'Two-state solution' a viral sensation, with 500,000 views.

Pride parade kicks off in Jerusalem Thousands of Israelis gathered in the capitol on Thursday for the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.

'Access Islam' introduced for millions US public school children Virginia school assignment: 'Create poster about 5 Pillars of Islam to be displayed in classroom and around the school.'

Neither Israelis Nor Palestinians Want Two-State Solution: Poll Researchers have found a drop in support for a two-state solution among both the Israeli and Palestinian populations.

The Military Options for North Korea North Korea test-launched on Friday its first ballistic missile potentially capable of hitting America's East Coast.

Europe's Cities Absorb Sharia Law London Mayor Sadiq Khan banned advertisements that promote "unrealistic expectations of women's body image and health".

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Men are from Mars, high-res pics are from Venus Israel to launch first environmental and agricultural research satellite from French Guiana on Wednesday.

Moscow 'won't bend or break' over US sanctions - Russian envoy to UN Moscow "won't bend" and has no plans to change its policies following Donald Trump's signing of new anti-Russian sanctions, says its permanent representative to the UN, Vassily Nebenzia.

Russia flies 2,000 mercenary troops into Syria Dmitry Utkin, director of the Wagner Group Russia is engaged in a major buildup in Syria, both in support of the de-escalation zones established in conjunction with the United States, and in order to solidify its military control of the country.

One hundred thousand pray at Western Wall on Tisha B'Av Some 100,000 visited the Western Wall during Tisha B'Av, during which Jews mourn the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

China Pushing its Four-Point Peace Plan China steps to the plate and offers a Chinese vision to peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

Israeli PM prevents border 'punch-up' between firebrand MPs Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has intervened to prevent a possible fistfight between an outspoken MP and his Jordanian counterpart.

What do Israelis think about woman in combat units? Over 80% of the Israeli public thinks the IDF promotes female combat soldiers as a way to promote equality, not for professional reasons.

New in the White House: Bible Studies New reports say current cabinet is one of the most spiritual in history, with weekly meetings for Bible studies.

Jordanian king donates $1.4 million to Waqf after Temple Mount fight Group reportedly says money will go to Islamic museum at the site and a cash bonus for its workers.

On the Temple Mount, priests take on a new sacred duty: Collecting bodies Ultra-Orthodox organization ZAKA, which retrieves fatalities after car accidents and terror attacks, creates volunteer group fearing more attacks on holy site.

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Israelis March Demanding Access to Temple Mount and Building of Third Temple Monday evening marked the beginning of the Jewish fast of Tisha B'Av, which commemorates the destruction of the First and Second Temples.

For First Time in Millennia, Jewish Priests Will Undergo Training to Enter Temple's Holy of Holies For the first time in 2,000 years, a group of Kohanim (men of the Jewish priestly caste) living close to Jerusalem's Old City are studying the relevant Jewish laws to be able to ascend the Temple Mount and enter the Holy of Holies, where God's presence is said to dwell.

On Tisha B'Av, Muslim War for Temple Mount Advances to Next Stage: Conquer the Kotel Following the capitulation by the Israeli government over security measures on the Temple Mount, the Palestinians have embarked on the next stage: protesting Jewish "raids" on the "Al Buraq Wall", more commonly known as the Western Wall or Kotel.

Jordan: Jewish extremists storming Al Aqsa Mosque Jordanian Foreign Minister says Jews visiting their holiest site could cause more violence and riots.

Jerusalem prepares for Tisha B'Av Police deployed in large forces in Old City for protection as Jews prepare to fast to commemorate destruction of the Holy Temple.

Trump, Putin, Xi: Talking fades to shows of force Over the weekend, three world leaders, US president Donald Trump, Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping stepped off the diplomatic path over their differences on world issues and switched to displays of military might.

The Real Al Aqsa Mosque Is Not in Jerusalem This is an article I wrote years ago, that is critical to be read again today by all, in the shadow of the recent Muslim terror attack on the Temple Mount and their riots afterwards... by Dr. Mordechai Kedar

Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 'threat' US Vice-President Mike Pence has reaffirmed Washington's commitment to the security of the Baltic states if they face any aggression from Russia.

Saudi Arabia: Calls to 'internationalize' holy sites 'declaration of war' Riyadh accuses Qatar of keeping its citizens from hajj, but Doha says Saudi putting too many restrictions on Qatari pilgrims, as religion mixes into Gulf rift.

Hezbollah Takes Over North East Border of Lebanon Hezbollah took most of the barren, mountainous zone of Jroud Arsal last week.

Thousands Rally in Istanbul Against Israel's Al-AKSA Mosque Response The rally in Istanbul, called "The Big Jerusalem Meeting" and organised by Turkey's Saadet Party, drew some five thousand people.

Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul.

Russian 6th-generation fighter will employ powerful lasers to burn enemy missile Air-to-ground or air-to-air missiles have one thing in common - they have a seeker head, or targeting system on the missile that uses radar or heat-seeking technology to find and lead the weapon to the target to destroy it.

Trump swears in new chief of staff amid latest White House shuffle US president says retired Marine General John Kelly will do a 'spectacular job' serving in his fractious administration.

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Jerusalem prepares for Tisha B'Av Police deployed in large forces in Old City for protection as Jews prepare to fast to commemorate destruction of the Holy Temple.

Trump, Putin, Xi: Talking fades to shows of force Over the weekend, three world leaders, US president Donald Trump, Russia's Vladimir Putin and China's leader Xi Jinping stepped off the diplomatic path over their differences on world issues and switched to displays of military might.

The Real Al Aqsa Mosque Is Not in Jerusalem This is an article I wrote years ago, that is critical to be read again today by all, in the shadow of the recent Muslim terror attack on the Temple Mount and their riots afterwards... by Dr. Mordechai Kedar

Mike Pence reassures Baltic states over Russia 'threat' US Vice-President Mike Pence has reaffirmed Washington's commitment to the security of the Baltic states if they face any aggression from Russia.

Saudi Arabia: Calls to 'internationalize' holy sites 'declaration of war' Riyadh accuses Qatar of keeping its citizens from hajj, but Doha says Saudi putting too many restrictions on Qatari pilgrims, as religion mixes into Gulf rift.

Hezbollah Takes Over North East Border of Lebanon Hezbollah took most of the barren, mountainous zone of Jroud Arsal last week.

Thousands Rally in Istanbul Against Israel's Al-AKSA Mosque Response The rally in Istanbul, called "The Big Jerusalem Meeting" and organised by Turkey's Saadet Party, drew some five thousand people.

Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital Afghan security forces battled gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul.

Russian 6th-generation fighter will employ powerful lasers to burn enemy missile Air-to-ground or air-to-air missiles have one thing in common - they have a seeker head, or targeting system on the missile that uses radar or heat-seeking technology to find and lead the weapon to the target to destroy it.

Trump swears in new chief of staff amid latest White House shuffle US president says retired Marine General John Kelly will do a 'spectacular job' serving in his fractious administration.

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World Looks Breathlessly to Temple Mount as Portal for Messianic Change Swings Open This week, for the first time since the Second Temple stood in all its glory, Jews were able to walk the Temple Mount freely as Muslim authority fell away from the site, allowing both Jews and Christians to heed the call to prayer on the Mountain of God and opening up the gates of redemption.

Jerusalem On Edge As Israel (Sort Of) Flexes Muscles at Temple Mount No, Jews still can't pray at Judaism's holiest site. The threat of Muslim violence has firmly established that status quo.

Canada: Muslim cleric calls for the elimination of Israelis and Jews If Canada is going to prosecute every anti-Semitic imam, Canadian authorities are going to have to make many more arrests, for the anti-Semitism that Maulana Syed Mohammad Zaki Baqri and others like him express is rooted in the Qur'an.

Likud minister: We won't concede sovereignty of the Temple Mount Likud minister says Cabinet, not police, decided to keep magnetometers at entrance to Temple Mount.

Jordan's intel tags Hizballah for Temple Mt. terror The Israeli police Thursday, July 20, released a video tape recording the movements of the terrorists heading for the murderous attack they committed on Temple Mount six days ago.

Can a Young Earth Geologist Prove Noah's Flood Story at Grand Canyon? After a four-year court battle, a geologist has been granted permission to collect samples from the Grand Canyon which he hopes will prove that Noah's flood took place less than 6,000 years ago.

Israeli Lawmakers Reminded They're Not Allowed on Temple Mount The reminder of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's order, in place since November 2015, was sent in response to MKs trying to visit the Temple Mount amid current tensions.

Israel: UNESCO is a full partner in Palestinian incitement Israel's UNESCO ambassador in Paris condemned UNESCO's actions as helping encourage Palestinian incitement.

IDF to boost presence in West Bank as Temple Mount Tensions flare The IDF is sending more troops to the area as Friday prayers are expected to elevate tensions around the holy site.

Israeli, French Space Agencies present out-of-this-world new mission Climate change collaboration of cosmic proportions is set to be launched on August 1.

On Temple Mount, will reason trump politics? As Palestinian religious and political leaders careen toward confrontation, Israel may need to be the adult in the room.

Beijing is on board with advancing the peace process, says Abbas Abbas praised China's fourpoint plan to resolve the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, and said the Palestinians are ready to coordinate with Beijing to implement it.

Amid Temple Mount tumult, the who, what and why of its Waqf rulers Jordan lost control of Jerusalem in 1967, but is now at the heart of a crisis that threatens to plunge the city into violence.

Christian Archeologists Search for Biblical Tabernacle at Shiloh At a time when a majority of people in the "Christian" West now reject the veracity of the Bible, believers with a more academic background are increasingly setting out to prove the Scriptures reliable.

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Jordan's intel tags Hizballah for Temple Mt. terror The Israeli police Thursday, July 20, released a video tape recording the movements of the terrorists heading for the murderous attack they committed on Temple Mount six days ago.

Can a Young Earth Geologist Prove Noah's Flood Story at Grand Canyon? After a four-year court battle, a geologist has been granted permission to collect samples from the Grand Canyon which he hopes will prove that Noah's flood took place less than 6,000 years ago.

Israeli Lawmakers Reminded They're Not Allowed on Temple Mount The reminder of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's order, in place since November 2015, was sent in response to MKs trying to visit the Temple Mount amid current tensions.

Israel: UNESCO is a full partner in Palestinian incitement Israel's UNESCO ambassador in Paris condemned UNESCO's actions as helping encourage Palestinian incitement.

IDF to boost presence in West Bank as Temple Mount Tensions flare The IDF is sending more troops to the area as Friday prayers are expected to elevate tensions around the holy site.

Israeli, French Space Agencies present out-of-this-world new mission Climate change collaboration of cosmic proportions is set to be launched on August 1.

On Temple Mount, will reason trump politics? As Palestinian religious and political leaders careen toward confrontation, Israel may need to be the adult in the room.

Beijing is on board with advancing the peace process, says Abbas Abbas praised China's fourpoint plan to resolve the Israeli- Palestinian conflict, and said the Palestinians are ready to coordinate with Beijing to implement it.

Amid Temple Mount tumult, the who, what and why of its Waqf rulers Jordan lost control of Jerusalem in 1967, but is now at the heart of a crisis that threatens to plunge the city into violence.

Christian Archeologists Search for Biblical Tabernacle at Shiloh At a time when a majority of people in the "Christian" West now reject the veracity of the Bible, believers with a more academic background are increasingly setting out to prove the Scriptures reliable.

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Jews Openly Pray Atop Temple Mount For First Time in Decades Jewish visitors to Jerusalem's Temple Mount on Monday did something that many are calling a prophetic breakthrough-they prayed, openly and without harassment.

Russian troops for Quneitra in defiance of Israel Russian army units are preparing to move into the Syrian town of Quneitra in the coming days and take up positions opposite the Syrian-Israeli Golan border, DEBKAfile reports exclusively from military sources.

Abbas's Fatah Calls for "Day of Rage" Wednesday in Response to Temple Mount Turmoil Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party called for a "day of rage" to take place in eastern Jerusalem and the disputed territories Wednesday.

Police Close Temple Mount to Jewish Visitors Over Prayers Jerusalem police evicted a group of Jewish visitors to the Temple Mount Wednesday for violating visitation rules against non-Muslim prayer and closed the holy site to Jews.

'Apocalypse Between Islam and Judaism' on Temple Mount The Israeli government reopened the Temple Mount complex to Muslims and members of other faiths Sunday with strict new security measures, in the wake of last Friday's attack near the flashpoint holy site, in which Arab terrorists killed two Israeli Druze police officers.

Turkey: Erdogan's Obsession to Take Jerusalem Simply put, Jerusalem's Judaic history dates back to thousands of years before the birth of Islam, only in the seventh century CE.

Turkey's new curriculum ditches Darwin, will teach jihad as 'loving your nation' Turkey's education minister has announced details of the country's new curriculum, stating that it will include the concept of jihad as being patriotic, rather than a "holy war."

Who Would Believe the Palestinian Peace Discourse? Though founded in 1965 by the militant Muslim Brotherhood activist and Egyptian national Yasser Arafat, Israel is still unable to determine whether the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is primarily a religious or a nationalistic movement.

If Temple Mount Security Measures Remain, 'We Will See an Explosion' Unrest brews in Jerusalem as Israeli forces tighten security in the Old City.

Pence: Embassy Move to Jerusalem is Question of 'When, Not If' US Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Christian Zionist event in Washington.

As Muslims Boycott Temple Mount in Protest of Increased Security, Jews Seize Rare Opportunity to Pray A number of Israeli Jews were able to pray freely on the Temple Mount Monday after a bizarre sequence of events which resulted in Muslims boycotting the site.

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI: Church on Verge of Capsizing A personal message delivered by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for the funeral of a close friend has created a buzz that is not looking good for The Catholic Church.

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'Apocalypse Between Islam and Judaism' on Temple Mount The Israeli government reopened the Temple Mount complex to Muslims and members of other faiths Sunday with strict new security measures, in the wake of last Friday's attack near the flashpoint holy site, in which Arab terrorists killed two Israeli Druze police officers.

Turkey: Erdogan's Obsession to Take Jerusalem Simply put, Jerusalem's Judaic history dates back to thousands of years before the birth of Islam, only in the seventh century CE.

Turkey's new curriculum ditches Darwin, will teach jihad as 'loving your nation' Turkey's education minister has announced details of the country's new curriculum, stating that it will include the concept of jihad as being patriotic, rather than a "holy war."

Who Would Believe the Palestinian Peace Discourse? Though founded in 1965 by the militant Muslim Brotherhood activist and Egyptian national Yasser Arafat, Israel is still unable to determine whether the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is primarily a religious or a nationalistic movement.

If Temple Mount Security Measures Remain, 'We Will See an Explosion' Unrest brews in Jerusalem as Israeli forces tighten security in the Old City.

Pence: Embassy Move to Jerusalem is Question of 'When, Not If' US Vice President Mike Pence spoke at a Christian Zionist event in Washington.

As Muslims Boycott Temple Mount in Protest of Increased Security, Jews Seize Rare Opportunity to Pray A number of Israeli Jews were able to pray freely on the Temple Mount Monday after a bizarre sequence of events which resulted in Muslims boycotting the site.

Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI: Church on Verge of Capsizing A personal message delivered by Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for the funeral of a close friend has created a buzz that is not looking good for The Catholic Church.

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Edelstein to Jordanian counterpart: Just keep quiet Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament praises terrorists who carried out attack on Temple Mount.

Israel: Syrian truce plan license for Iran foothold Israel waited 10 days from Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin's announcement in Hamburg of their ceasefire plan for southwestern Syria along the borders with Jordan and Syria, before proclaiming its "total opposition" to the plan.

Kurdish Official: '99% Sure' ISIS Leader Baghdadi Still Alive Conflicting reports continue to emerge around the leader of ISIS and his whereabouts.

'Israel May Need To Take Out Iranian Bases in Syria' Former NSC head says Iranian nuke deal source of problems Iran is causing in region, and deal is "worse than we imagined."

Ministers Approve Bill Aiming to Take Jerusalem Off The Negotiating Table The amendment to Basic Law: Jerusalem states that giving up Israeli sovereignty over any part of Jerusalem would require approval by 80 MKs, three-fourths of the Knesset.

Qatar crisis: UAE denies hacking news agency The United Arab Emirates has denied it was behind the alleged hacking of Qatar's state news agency in May.

Muslims avoid Temple Mount Arab Israelis heed calls by Waqf not to go to mosque in protest against installation of metal detectors following deadly terror attack.

Ancient Jugs Unearthed at Shiloh Could Reveal Precise Location of Tabernacle Ten ancient jugs unearthed at the Samaria site of the ancient city of Shiloh could lead researchers to new discoveries about the Jewish tabernacle that existed there before the First Temple was built in Jerusalem.

Palestinian Terror Groups Praise 'Heroic', 'Natural' Temple Mount Killings Friday's terror attack near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem, where three Arab terrorists killed two Israeli police officers, was praised by the Palestinian terror groups Hamas and Islamic Jihad.

ISIS in the Sinai eyeing Israel According to senior IDF officials, it is only a matter of time and strategic consideration before ISIS in the Sinai-which boasts hundreds of fighters-turns its attention towards Israel and aims to carry out a serious attack.

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Holy Temple Mount Desecrated With Murder  At around 7 AM on Friday, three Palestinian terrorists finished their prayers in the mosque on the Temple Mount, exited the compound and opened fire on passersby, killing two Druze Israeli policemen and injuring a medic moderately. 

Does Fatah see new UNESCO resolution as an endorsement of violence and terror in Jerusalem?  This week UNESCO passed a resolution denouncing Israel's activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, particularly its archaeological excavations. 

Hamas calls for attacks on Israelis after Temple Mount closure  Terror group holds rally to celebrate killing of two Israeli officers; describes shuttering of compound as a 'religious war.' 

Israel outraged by Jordan's reaction to terror attack  Jordanian government demands Israel immediately re-open the Al-Aqsa Mosque to worshipers. Israel: Jordan escalating the situation. 

Russian and NATO pilots are testing each other's wills in the skies above Eastern Europe  NATO and Russian aircraft and ships have drawn ever closer in the skies and seas around Eastern Europe in recent years, engaging in a kind of cat-and-mouse game that has led to many near misses. 

Analysis: Terror Attack On Temple Mount Can Lead To Dangerous Escalation  Since October 2015 Palestinian youth have stabbed, run over and shot Israeli soldiers and civilians, including some tourists, in a wave of violence in the West Bank and Israel. 

Turkey marks anniversary of failed coup with mass rallies  Tens of thousands of Turks have taken to the streets to mark the first anniversary of a failed coup. 

Temple Mount killers aimed to set the Middle East ablaze  Arab Israeli trio selected the most resonant site in the region; they expected to die, and to trigger much more bloodshed. 

Archbishop of Strasbourg: 'Muslims say France will be theirs'  'European migration policies bringing biggest shift since third century barbarian invasions led to Western Roman Empire collapse.' 

After Mosul: Iraq Faces Three Challenges  Last Thursday, Dressed in battle fatigues and adopting a martial tone, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi entered the remains of the historic al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul to announce the end of ISIS.

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Terror Attack on Jerusalem's Temple Mount, 2 Israeli Police Killed Police reported three terrorists killed on Friday morning. As a result, the police closed the compound, thus cancelling Friday's Muslim prayers at the site.

Temple Mount killers aimed to set the Middle East ablaze Arab Israeli trio selected the most resonant site in the region; they expected to die, and to trigger much more bloodshed.

Hamas, Islamic Jihad lavish praise on 'heroic' Temple Mount shooting Fatah calls police response 'an attempt to exploit what happened to carry out an Israeli plan prepared in advance'.

Video: Footage Emerges of Shooting Attack at Temple Mount Video footage emerged Friday from part of a shooting attack in which three terrorists opened fire on security forces at the entrance to the holy compound.

Two Israelis murdered in Temple Mt terror attack Israeli security officials and experts have been trying hard to blunt the impact of the terrorist shooting attack on Friday, July 14 at the Lion's Gate entrance to Temple Mount, in which two Israeli border police officers were murdered and a third injured.

Israeli Officials Question Temple Mount Status Quo After Terror Attack Israeli officials release statements on the attack at the Temple Mount, which has left several injured.

Iran leases air, land and sea bases in Syria The leases are part of Iranian plan to permanently base fighter aircraft and roughly 5,000 militiamen capable of striking Israel.

Holy Temple Mount Desecrated With Murder At around 7 AM on Friday, three Palestinian terrorists finished their prayers in the mosque on the Temple Mount, exited the compound and opened fire on passersby, killing two Druze Israeli policemen and injuring a medic moderately.

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First Mosaics of Jonah and the Whale Unearthed An ongoing excavation of a 1,600 year old synagogue in the Galilee area has uncovered unique mosaics depicting Biblical scenes in ways never seen before.

Hezbollah Threatens to 'Surprise Israel' in Next War French report releases new and alarming details on underground weapons facilities the Shi'ite terror group operates in Lebanon.

'Israel Seeking Direct Saudi Flights for Pilgrims' Aerial aspirations would potentially pave way for increased commercial ties between the two nations that do not have formal diplomatic relations.

Evangelical Christians Fume Over Latest UNESCO Resolution The recent UNESCO vote on Hebron placed the Cave of the Patriarchs entirely in Palestinian domain, ignoring the existence of both the Bible and modern Israel.

Russians enter Daraa, Syrians/Hizballah move out Russian troops stepped into southern Syria for the first time Wednesday, July 13, when they entered the embattled town of Daraa to start enforcing the partial ceasefire agreed by Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Hamburg on July 7.

Anti-Israel Bias in Education: New Textbooks Turn Young Americans Against Jewish State Anti-Israel bias in the textbooks used by many American high schools may be to blame for the decrease in sympathy for Israel among young adults.

Nasrallah: The United States created ISIS Hezbollah leader welcomes the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, accuses the United States of creating the jihadist group.

President Erdogan tells BBC: EU wastes Turkey's time Turkey will find it "comforting" if the EU says it cannot be accepted as a member, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the BBC.

What Occupation? Most Israelis Say This Land is Ours A growing majority of Israelis no longer sees the presence of Jews or the Israeli military in the so-called "West Bank" as an occupation.

After Baghdadi's Presumed Death, Questions of ISIS' New Leadership Arise Sources continue to dispute the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - but what does ISIS do now without his leadership?

UN: Gaza will be unlivable in three years The report cites population growth, lack of electricity, food and water shortages as the reasons for woes.

Brexit: EU negotiator Barnier firm on citizens' rights The EU's top Brexit negotiator has said there are still major differences between the EU and UK on the rights of EU citizens living in Britain.

BRING IT UN North Korea warns it will 'turn self-destructive US into a pile of ash' if Donald Trump orders attack on its nuclear sites Chilling threat from trigger-happy tyrant Kim Jong-un as US test fires missile defence system designed to shield it from nuclear strike.

Archbishop of Strasbourg: 'Muslims say France will be theirs' 'European migration policies bringing biggest shift since third century barbarian invasions led to Western Roman Empire collapse.'

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Russians enter Daraa, Syrians/Hizballah move out Russian troops stepped into southern Syria for the first time Wednesday, July 13, when they entered the embattled town of Daraa to start enforcing the partial ceasefire agreed by Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin in Hamburg on July 7.

Anti-Israel Bias in Education: New Textbooks Turn Young Americans Against Jewish State Anti-Israel bias in the textbooks used by many American high schools may be to blame for the decrease in sympathy for Israel among young adults.

Nasrallah: The United States created ISIS Hezbollah leader welcomes the liberation of Mosul from ISIS, accuses the United States of creating the jihadist group.

President Erdogan tells BBC: EU wastes Turkey's time Turkey will find it "comforting" if the EU says it cannot be accepted as a member, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has told the BBC.

What Occupation? Most Israelis Say This Land is Ours A growing majority of Israelis no longer sees the presence of Jews or the Israeli military in the so-called "West Bank" as an occupation.

After Baghdadi's Presumed Death, Questions of ISIS' New Leadership Arise Sources continue to dispute the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi - but what does ISIS do now without his leadership?

UN: Gaza will be unlivable in three years The report cites population growth, lack of electricity, food and water shortages as the reasons for woes.

Brexit: EU negotiator Barnier firm on citizens' rights The EU's top Brexit negotiator has said there are still major differences between the EU and UK on the rights of EU citizens living in Britain.

BRING IT UN North Korea warns it will 'turn self-destructive US into a pile of ash' if Donald Trump orders attack on its nuclear sites Chilling threat from trigger-happy tyrant Kim Jong-un as US test fires missile defence system designed to shield it from nuclear strike.

Archbishop of Strasbourg: 'Muslims say France will be theirs' 'European migration policies bringing biggest shift since third century barbarian invasions led to Western Roman Empire collapse.'

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'Hamas has brought nothing but pain and destruction to Gaza' Israel's Ambassador Danon speaks on UN 'Report on Ten Years of Hamas Rule in Gaza'.

Trouble among America's Gulf Allies The State Department should declare both the Muslim Brotherhood and Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTOs), thus triggering the penalties and sanctions required by law when such a declaration is made.

Israel a key player in Syria ceasefire deal Analysis: The agreement signed between the US, Russia and Jordan would likely have never been born without Israel's involvement, in light of its alleged influence on rebel elements in the Syrian Golan Heights.

The Meaning of UNESCO's Decisions Regarding Jewish Heritage in the Holy Land The latest UNESCO decision to recognize Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs as a threatened "Palestinian" world heritage site sparked a tantrum among Israeli leaders.

Hezbollah's Missiles Will Not Rust Israel weighs its options in the face of a dangerous military buildup across the border.

Today is 250th birthday of the President most knowledgeable about Islam: John Quincy Adams John Quincy Adams was born on July 11, 1767 in Braintree, Massachusetts, and served as President of the United States from March 4, 1825 to March 4, 1829.

China's Intelligence Networks in United States Include 25,000 Spies Beijing's spy networks in the United States include up to 25,000 Chinese intelligence officers and more than 15,000 recruited agents who have stepped up offensive spying activities since 2012.

Tourism in Israel hits record high Tourism during first half of 2017 jumps 26%, marking record high. Tourism Minister: Expect similar stats in coming months.

Does Fatah see new UNESCO resolution as an endorsement of violence and terror in Jerusalem? This week UNESCO passed a resolution denouncing Israel's activity in the Old City of Jerusalem, particularly its archaeological excavations.

After Mosul: Iraq Faces Three Challenges Last Thursday, Dressed in battle fatigues and adopting a martial tone, Iraq's Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi entered the remains of the historic al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul to announce the end of ISIS.

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Muslima infiltrates church to spy on, report Somali Christians Islamic communities establish informant infrastructure to intimidate apostates.

Sea Breeze: US sends missile warships, Navy SEALs to massive war games off Ukraine coast Several US missile warships, over 800 sailors and a Navy SEALs team have arrived in the Black Sea to take part in the 12-day Sea Breeze 2017 naval exercise off Ukraine, which will include maritime forces from 16 countries.

WATCH - Palestinian Authority TV: Murder of 22 Israeli Kids 'An Act Of Heroism' TEL AVIV - The murder of 22 Israeli children and their teachers in a terror attack in the 1970s was an "act of heroism," a program broadcast on official Palestinian Authority TV declared last week.

Baghdadi 'The Ghost': World jihad's low-profile boss Reclusive Islamic State leader announced caliphate in Grand Mosque in June 2014 and hasn't been seen since.

Battle for Mosul: Iraqi troops clearing last IS militants Iraqi security forces are clearing the final pockets of resistance by Islamic State militants in the city of Mosul.

UNESCO Rewrites Bible: Declares Hebron is Palestinian In a secret ballot held at the World Heritage Committee's 41st annual summit in Krakow Poland, on Friday, UNESCO voted twelve to three in favor declaring the Holy City of Hebron and the Cave of the Patriarchs "Palestinian world heritage sites".

Report sheds light on Iranian missile factories being built in Lebanon Hezbollah building at least two subterranean facilities to manufacture medium-range rockets, sources tell Intelligence Online magazine.

Robert Spencer: Pope Francis, Defender of Islam Pope Francis received a noteworthy honor last week when Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Cairo's al-Azhar, thanked him for his "defense of Islam against the accusation of violence and terrorism."

Ukraine wants membership plan talks, says Poroshenko Ukraine's president has asked for discussions to begin on an action plan that could eventually lead to membership of Nato.

Putin Looked Trump in the Eye and Lied to Him Before Donald Trump's meeting with Vladimir Putin at the G20, media speculation approached hysterical levels.

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Palestinians: Unesco Vote Proves Israel's Jerusalem Narrative False  Hamas spokesman claims resolution asserts rights of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Israeli Foreign Ministry states decision is 'sad, needless and pathetic'. 

Iran is on board new US-Russia truce deal in Syria  'The United States, Russia and regional countries reached a ceasefire deal in southwestern Syria,' a US official said on Friday, July 7 after the Presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin ended their hotly-anticipated first encounter in Hamburg.  

G20 summit: Leaders agree to disagree on climate change  Leaders of 19 nations at the G20 summit in Germany have renewed their pledge to implement the Paris deal on climate change, despite the US withdrawing. 

Battle for Mosul: IS defeat imminent, says state TV  So-called Islamic State (IS) defences in the Iraqi city of Mosul are collapsing fast and troops expect to take full control in the next few hours, state television has announced. 

These American Jews are looking beyond the Western Wall - to the Temple Mount  A growing movement is pressing to restore the right of Jews to pray at the site of the biblical Jewish temples. 

Training The Next Generation Of Israeli 'Cyber Warriors'  Lt.-Col. Yaniv Ossi, commander of the computing school that trains hitech soldiers, talks of the threats and intentions to work more closely with academia to retain Israel's qualitative edge. 

Nikki Haley: Unesco Vote On Hebron Tragic, An Affront To History  US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley bashes UNESCO for declaring the Old City of Hebron and the Tomb of the Patriarchs to be part of Palestinian territory, warns that "it causes much harm." 

Countries boycotting Qatar rescind their demands  Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Egypt, and Bahrain rescind their 13 demands of Qatar, vow more measures against it. 

Summer camp in Samaria: firearm training for 10-year-olds  The Yakir settlement in Samaria runs a summer camp where children who finished in fourth and fifth grade were trained with a M16 rifle; some parents were outraged: 'This is a Hamas camp.

Islamic terrorists behead 9 civilians in Kenya  Al-Qaeda-aligned al-Shabab group has carried out a wave of attacks near the border with Somalia.

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G20: Trump and Putin hold first face-to-face talks Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin have held their first face-to-face talks, on the sidelines of the G20 summit in the German city of Hamburg.

North Korea Violates International Law With Ballistic Missile Tests North Korea raised the stakes on Tuesday when it tested a two-stage intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) its news agency claimed is capable of hitting the "heart of the United States" with "large heavy nuclear warheads."

Eastern Europe Chooses to Keep Western Civilization "The greatest difference is that in Europe, politics and religion have been separated from one another, but in the case of Islam it is religion that determines politics" - Zoltan Balog, Hungary's Minister for Human Resources.

North Korea just showed it had a missile that can hit the US - here's what happens next North Korea just tested a nuclear-capable missile that experts say can hit Alaska.

Palestinians: UNESCO Vote Proves Israel's Jerusalem Narrative False Hamas spokesman claims resolution asserts rights of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Israeli Foreign Ministry states decision is "sad, needless and pathetic".

Israel Blasts UNESCO for Latest Resolution Declaring Jerusalem 'Occupied' Israel blasted UNESCO's World Heritage Committee for calling the country an 'occupying power' in Jerusalem and condemning 'all [Israeli] legislative and administrative measures and actions' that have 'altered or purport to alter the character and status of the Holy City.'

'Israeli-PA Generals Agreed to 10-to-15- Year IDF Presence in Jordan Valley' Allen's recent remarks to the Post were the first time he has gone on record in detail about the plan.

IDF Keeping a Close Eye on Iran's Weapons Factory in Lebanon The IDF is keeping a watchful eye on Iranian attempts to manufacture precise weaponry in Lebanon and Syria, Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Wednesday.

Trump warns North Korea of 'severe' options over missile test US President Donald Trump has warned North Korea that he is considering a "pretty severe" response following the country's long-range missile test.

Trump Connects Europe's Soviet and Nazi Past with Global War on Terror US President Donald Trump commemorated the horrors Poland suffered during both Soviet and Nazi occupations during a speech in Warsaw.

'North Korea's missile is not one we've seen before' Pentagon official says test missile was two stage, of a type never seen before; it 'absolutely' poses a threat to air and sea traffic.

Asking China to 'Fix' North Korea Is a Waste of Time American and South Korean officials have said for over a year that North Korea would be able, within a very short time, to miniaturize a nuclear device, mount it on an intercontinental ballistic missile and hit the continental United States.

Trump Admin: We will strike Iranian Backed Forces U.S. forces have been instructed to take necessary measures to protect American interests in Syria, that includes striking Iranian forces.

Clashes erupt between anti-G20 protesters and police in Hamburg (PHOTOS, VIDEO) An anti-G20 demonstration in Hamburg has led to a violent confrontation between police and protesters on the streets of the German city. Police were attacked by black-clad rally activists and responded with pepper spray and water cannons.

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Palestinians: UNESCO Vote Proves Israel's Jerusalem Narrative False Hamas spokesman claims resolution asserts rights of Palestinians in Jerusalem, Israeli Foreign Ministry states decision is "sad, needless and pathetic".

Israel Blasts UNESCO for Latest Resolution Declaring Jerusalem 'Occupied' Israel blasted UNESCO's World Heritage Committee for calling the country an 'occupying power' in Jerusalem and condemning 'all [Israeli] legislative and administrative measures and actions' that have 'altered or purport to alter the character and status of the Holy City.'

'Israeli-PA Generals Agreed to 10-to-15- Year IDF Presence in Jordan Valley' Allen's recent remarks to the Post were the first time he has gone on record in detail about the plan.

IDF Keeping a Close Eye on Iran's Weapons Factory in Lebanon The IDF is keeping a watchful eye on Iranian attempts to manufacture precise weaponry in Lebanon and Syria, Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot told the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee Wednesday.

Trump warns North Korea of 'severe' options over missile test US President Donald Trump has warned North Korea that he is considering a "pretty severe" response following the country's long-range missile test.

Trump Connects Europe's Soviet and Nazi Past with Global War on Terror US President Donald Trump commemorated the horrors Poland suffered during both Soviet and Nazi occupations during a speech in Warsaw.

'North Korea's missile is not one we've seen before' Pentagon official says test missile was two stage, of a type never seen before; it 'absolutely' poses a threat to air and sea traffic.

Asking China to 'Fix' North Korea Is a Waste of Time American and South Korean officials have said for over a year that North Korea would be able, within a very short time, to miniaturize a nuclear device, mount it on an intercontinental ballistic missile and hit the continental United States.

Trump Admin: We will strike Iranian Backed Forces U.S. forces have been instructed to take necessary measures to protect American interests in Syria, that includes striking Iranian forces.

Clashes erupt between anti-G20 protesters and police in Hamburg (PHOTOS, VIDEO) An anti-G20 demonstration in Hamburg has led to a violent confrontation between police and protesters on the streets of the German city. Police were attacked by black-clad rally activists and responded with pepper spray and water cannons.

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'Repeating a lie does not suspend reality' "Repeated mistakes made by UNESCO do not change Jewish connection to Jerusalem or reality on ground.'

MK Glick: PM Decision to Allow Temple Mount Visits "Correct and Praiseworthy" Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu approved a "trial run" Sunday allowing MKs to visit the Temple Mount, reversing an October, 2015 decision to block Jewish MKs from using their parliamentary immunity to visit the site.

Kim Jong Un: Missile launch a 4th of July 'gift to American bastards' Washington confirms North Korea has test-fired its first ICBM; Pyongyang claims it can carry 'large, heavy nuclear warhead'.

'Blocking Hezbollah Weapons gains is IDF's top priority' Hezbollah's rockets are not particularly accurate at the moment, asserts IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot.

56 Patriots Pledged Their Lives, Fortunes, and Sacred Honor  Fifty-six men pledged 'our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor' 241 years ago.

MKS Expected to be allowed on Temple Mount this month "I call on all MKs to ascend the Mount and respect the place appropriately, leaving disputes and agendas behind," MK Yehudah Glick said.

Khamenei: "Palestine is number one issue of Islamic world," also calls for jihad in Bahrain, Kashmir, Yemen Bahrain and Yemen are Sunni/Shia jihads. Kashmir and Israel are jihads against Infidels.

Who Is the Bush carrier meant to deter? Not Iran The arrival of USS George H.W. Bush on Saturday, July 1, for the first visit a US aircraft carrier has paid to Israel in nearly tow decades is a happy event for the Jewish state.

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have given Qatar an extra two days to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions.

US Aircraft Carrier off Israel's Coast symbol of freedom, Netanyahu says Netanyahu visits floating US war machine leading fight against ISIS.

'Interesting things happening' on Mideast peace, Trump tweets "Spoke yesterday with the King of Saudi Arabia about peace in the Middle-East. Interesting things are happening!"

Settler Leaders get first invite to US Embassy July 4 Party This would never have happened a year ago, the Samaria Regional Council said.

A glimpse into one of the world's most powerful ships Arutz Sheva tours the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.

U.S. Military Preparing New Options for North Korea Pres. Donald Trump's administration is considering many options, including military, on their response if North Korea carries out another nuclear test according to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster according to FOX News.

Tsar Vladimir and His 40 Daughters Will they? Won't they? These are the questions that are making the rounds in international political circles these days.

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56 Patriots Pledged Their Lives, Fortunes, and Sacred Honor  Fifty-six men pledged 'our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor' 241 years ago.

MKS Expected to be allowed on Temple Mount this month "I call on all MKs to ascend the Mount and respect the place appropriately, leaving disputes and agendas behind," MK Yehudah Glick said.

Khamenei: "Palestine is number one issue of Islamic world," also calls for jihad in Bahrain, Kashmir, Yemen Bahrain and Yemen are Sunni/Shia jihads. Kashmir and Israel are jihads against Infidels.

Who Is the Bush carrier meant to deter? Not Iran The arrival of USS George H.W. Bush on Saturday, July 1, for the first visit a US aircraft carrier has paid to Israel in nearly tow decades is a happy event for the Jewish state.

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have given Qatar an extra two days to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions.

US Aircraft Carrier off Israel's Coast symbol of freedom, Netanyahu says Netanyahu visits floating US war machine leading fight against ISIS.

'Interesting things happening' on Mideast peace, Trump tweets "Spoke yesterday with the King of Saudi Arabia about peace in the Middle-East. Interesting things are happening!"

Settler Leaders get first invite to US Embassy July 4 Party This would never have happened a year ago, the Samaria Regional Council said.

A glimpse into one of the world's most powerful ships Arutz Sheva tours the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.

U.S. Military Preparing New Options for North Korea Pres. Donald Trump's administration is considering many options, including military, on their response if North Korea carries out another nuclear test according to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster according to FOX News.

Tsar Vladimir and His 40 Daughters Will they? Won't they? These are the questions that are making the rounds in international political circles these days.

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MKS Expected to be allowed on Temple Mount this month "I call on all MKs to ascend the Mount and respect the place appropriately, leaving disputes and agendas behind," MK Yehudah Glick said.

Khamenei: "Palestine is number one issue of Islamic world," also calls for jihad in Bahrain, Kashmir, Yemen Bahrain and Yemen are Sunni/Shia jihads. Kashmir and Israel are jihads against Infidels.

Who Is the Bush carrier meant to deter? Not Iran The arrival of USS George H.W. Bush on Saturday, July 1, for the first visit a US aircraft carrier has paid to Israel in nearly tow decades is a happy event for the Jewish state.

Qatar is given a further 48 hours to meet Gulf demands Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states have given Qatar an extra two days to accept a list of demands or face further sanctions.

US Aircraft Carrier off Israel's Coast symbol of freedom, Netanyahu says Netanyahu visits floating US war machine leading fight against ISIS.

'Interesting things happening' on Mideast peace, Trump tweets "Spoke yesterday with the King of Saudi Arabia about peace in the Middle-East. Interesting things are happening!"

Settler Leaders get first invite to US Embassy July 4 Party This would never have happened a year ago, the Samaria Regional Council said.

A glimpse into one of the world's most powerful ships Arutz Sheva tours the US Navy aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush.

U.S. Military Preparing New Options for North Korea Pres. Donald Trump's administration is considering many options, including military, on their response if North Korea carries out another nuclear test according to National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster according to FOX News.

Tsar Vladimir and His 40 Daughters Will they? Won't they? These are the questions that are making the rounds in international political circles these days.

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This Week: Parashat Chukat: The Statute Of The Red Heifer - Progress Report  This week the Torah portion of Chukat, Numbers 19:1 - 22:1, will be read in synagogues around the world. 

US Defence Secretary Mattis delays lifting transgender ban  US Defence Secretary James Mattis has approved a six-month delay to an Obama administration plan to let transgender recruits into the US military. 

Syrian Christians fighting back against Islamic State jihadis  Christians are being killed en masse and tortured by Islamic State jihadists, and children are being beheaded in front of their parents; raped; and burned to death. 

Turkey's Power-Play In Qatar Leads To Warmer Relations With Iran  The Qatar-Turkey alliance creates a third side to the Middle East's regional struggles and will affect Israel. 

U.N. Hosts Jew-Hate Palestinian Forum  U.N. join hands with terrorist collaborators. 

The Blessings And Curses Of Israel's 1967 Victory  Five decades into the occupation, the world refuses to accept Israel's presence beyond the 1967 lines, which continues to erode Israeli society and threaten its democracy. 

Donald Trump warns North Korea of 'determined response'  US President Donald Trump says that years of "strategic patience" with North Korea have failed and it is now time for a "determined response". 

Pope shakes up Vatican by replacing conservative doctrinal chief  In a major shake up of the Vatican's administration on Saturday, Pope Francis replaced Catholicism's top theologian, a conservative German cardinal who has been at odds with the pontiff's vision of a more inclusive Church. 

Islamic State jihadists force starving Yazidi sex slave to eat her own baby  Although this sickening deed by the Islamic State was done for 'entertainment,' the practice of 'eating of infidels has precedents throughout Islamic history, especially as a terror tactic.' 

US needs to get back its 'international power' role - Iraqi VP  The US has vacated its traditional global leadership role and lacks 'a clear-cut strategy' for the Middle East, despite scoring major victories over Islamic State, Iraq's vice-president told CNN.