World News With Biblical Relevance 

December 5 2020

Behold Israel

Behold Israel is a non-profit organization led by native Israeli Amir Tsarfati. Our mission is to provide reliable and accurate reporting on developments in Israel and the region. Amir’s live updates and teachings, based on God’s Written Word, sift out the truth on current events amidst global media bias against Israel.

Jared Kushner Traveling to Qatar and Saudi Arabia as Tension Increases with Iran

Amid tensions with the Islamic Republic of Iran, Jared Kushner and other US officials are travelling to the Middle East.

IDF Strikes More Iranian-Sponsored Targets in Syria

The IDF is reported to have targeted Iranian-backed interests on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, as well as Damascus

Gas Pipeline Connecting Israel and Egypt Targeted by ISIS Terrorists

Militants belonging to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) targeted a pipeline running from Israel to Egypt on Thursday afternoon.

Iran’s Enriched Uranium Surpasses Twelve Times the Limit Set in the 2015 JCPOA

An investigation by the UN’s nuclear watchdog has revealed that the Iranians are enriching uranium at an unprecedented rate

Iran Puts Neighboring Countries on Notice Assuming Departure of President Trump

Jumping to conclusions regarding the outcome of the US election, Iran has quickly become emboldened in the Middle East

Abbas to Urge a Potential Biden White House to Reverse Pro-Israel policies, Move Embassy Back to Tel Aviv

Should Joe Biden become the president-elect of the United States, the Palestinian leader will demand that his administration move the US embassy back to Tel Aviv from...

Romania’s PM Ludovic & Israel’s PM Netanyahu Announce Expansion of Trade

The Romanian Prime Minister also voiced his desire to strengthen his country’s defense and security ties with the Jewish State.

The Balfour Declaration – Witnessing Its Effects 103 Years Later

Today marks 103 years since the Balfour Declaration. One can’t help but see God’s hand at work, accomplishing all that He said He would do.

Greece and Turkey Struck by Large Pair of Earthquakes

Greece, Turkey suffer the effects of two very large deadly earthquakes on Friday, with Turkey currently taking the majority of the damage

US Lawmakers Collaborate to Provide Israel with Notorious Bunker-Buster Bombs

Lawmakers introduced bi-partisan legislature this week to provide Israel with key weaponry amid Iran’s growing nuclear agenda.

Turkish Lira Plunging Amid Arab World’s Boycott on Erdogan’s Economy

Turkish Lira faces dangerous depreciation in value in the wake of Arab boycott; Erdogan’s controversial military activity also plays role

Trump Administration Brokers Deal Between Israel & Sudan Leading to Normalization of Ties

Israel and Sudan officially agree to normalize ties under the oversight of the White House; Trump: More will follow!

IDF Discovers Extensive ‘Terror Tunnel’ Coming From the Gaza Strip

Israeli officials believe that the Iranian terror proxy, Hamas, is responsible for the tunnel, which the IDF is in the process of destroying.

Emirati Flight Departing Italy Travels Through Israeli Airspace for the First Time

An Emirati flight leaving Italy, has travelled through Israeli airspace for the first time ever on its way to Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

First of Many Maritime Cargo Shipments from UAE Arrives at Haifa Port

A maritime cargo shipment that typically travels from India to Israel made its first-ever stop along the way in the United Arab Emirates

Iranian-Sponsored Attacks on Bahrain Expected to Increase Amid New Relationship with Israel

The Islamic Republic was quick to issue threats towards the small Gulf State following announcement of new diplomatic ties with Israel.

Friend or Foe – What Does Ezekiel Have to Say About the Future Between Israel & Sudan?

How does all of this relate to what should be anticipated for the future in light of what the prophet Ezekiel spoke of 2,500 years ago?

Potential Withdrawal of US Diplomats from Iraq Leads to Speculation of War

Concerns of a coming military conflict between Iran and the US are growing after Pompeo threatened to close embassy, withdraw US diplomats.

UAE Official Cites Iranian and Turkish Aggression as Motive for Reconsidering Ties with Israel

United Arab Emirates (UAE) addressed Iranian aggression and Turkish hypocrisy as motive for the UAE’s new ties with Israel.

State Dept. Official Claims Hezbollah is Storing Ammonium Nitrate Throughout Europe

A senior US Counter-Terrorism State Dept official has accused the Iran sponsored terror regime of storing ammonium nitrate throughout Europe

Prophecy Roundtable – Lawlessness in Bible Prophecy

Amir Tsarfati, Pastor Barry Stagner, and Jan Markell discuss lawlessness in Bible prophecy. Is this setting the stage for the Antichrist?

Amid Concern Over Iranian Plot to Assassinate a US Official, Trump Issues Strong Warning

POTUS released a very strong warning via twitter, warning Iran of the consequences they’d face should they target American personnel.

Significant Damage Reported After Israeli Strike Near Aleppo

At least 2 buildings were damaged in a Israeli airstrike; One of the primary targets revealed to be a missile production facility.

Evangelical Malawi President Positions to be First African Country to Move Embassy to Jerusalem

The president’s announcement on Friday, if carried out, would mark Malawi as the first African country to place its embassy in Jerusalem

Bahrain to Allow Flights Between Israel and the UAE to Enter Its Airspace

Another Gulf state takes a step in ties with Israel; This follows a similar move by Saudi Arabia to allow Israeli flights in their airspace.

Iranian Air Defense Systems Reportedly Deployed Near Border of Lebanon & Syria

Reports reveal Iranian air defense systems deployed near border between Syria & Lebanon to target Israeli aircraft seeking to enter the area

Israeli Strike on Hezbollah Targets Near Damascus Leads to Multiple Casualties

The attack said to have killed at least 5 Iranian-sponsored fighters, both foreign & of Syrian nationality; Nearly a dozen individuals wounded

Prophecy Roundtable – Globalism & the New World Order

Jan, Amir, and Barry talk about the forthcoming one-world system on the horizon. The globalists now have the crisis they have needed...

UAE President Calls for Cancellation of Law that Boycotts Israel, Improving Ties

UAE President called for the cancellation of a law that boycotts the Jewish State, making way for ties to improve between the two countries.

IDF Strikes Multiple Hamas Target in Gaza After Fires Started by Incendiary Balloons

IDF responds with strikes in Gaza overnight after several projectiles were launched earlier in the day leading to several fires in Israel.

Following UAE, Lebanon’s President Opens Door to Possible Peace Talks with Israel

Lebanese President hints at possibility of peace talks with the Jewish State following the newfound relationship between Israel & the UAE.

Lithuania Officially Designates Hezbollah as a Terrorist Organization

The European country now recognizes both the military and political wings of Hezbollah as terror entities.

Greece Puts Military on High Alert After Turkish Research Ship Enters Controversial Waters

Turkish research vessel went into controversial waters, leading to precautionary military measures by Greece; Turkish F-16s spotted accompanying the vessel

Large Protests Erupt in Lebanon’s Capital City Targeting Corrupt Officials

Leaders of the Lebanese government & Hezbollah facing significant pushback from protestors throughout Beirut; Protestors are now engaging security forces

Pair of Explosions that Shook Beirut, Lebanon Tied to Hezbollah Weapon Production

2 explosions erupted in Beirut on Tuesday evening; Early reports suggested a fireworks warehouse, though newly surfaced information reveals otherwise

IDF Neutralizes 4 Hezbollah Members After Attempting to Plant Explosives Near the Golan

Hezbollah was spotted by the Israel Defense Forces attempting to plant improvised explosive devices near Israel’s border with Syria, the Golan

Explosions Reported on Iran’s Qeshm Island Over the Weekend – Possible Israeli Strike

Islamic Republic experienced more explosions Saturday on one of its southern islands; Possibility of an Israeli strike on an underground missile facility.

Turkey Likely to Employ Somali Fighters in Libya

Reports indicate Turkey is looking to hire Somali fighters to join military agenda in Libya; Turkey already sent thousands of fighters from Syria to Libya.

Iran Terror Proxy Hezbollah Threatens Israel After Member Killed Near Damascus

A member of the Mediterranean-based terror group was killed in an Israeli airstrike on Monday, resulting in threats towards the Jewish State.

Israel Targets Iranian Base Near Damascus with Airstrikes Overnight

Multiple injuries took place as well as several casualties in the Strikes that happened on Monday night; Several of those killed were Iranian nationals

Another Set of Explosions Shakes Tehran, Leads to Power Outages

Several explosions occurred in Iran’s capital city of Tehran leading to multiple power outages; There are at least 2 military-related facilities in the area

Pompeo: US & Allies Intercepted Iranian Weaponry Being Transferred to Houthi Rebels in Yemen

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reveals that Iranian weaponry being smuggled to Yemen was intercepted by the US and other international military partners