World News With Biblical Relevance 

September 28 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.

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

Russia’s Involvement in Libya Gains Traction as 300 Syrian Forces are Deployed

Russia is sending hundreds of troops from Syria down to Libya; Theses forces are reported to be backing Khalifa Haftar’s resistance.

United Nations ‘Expert’ Declares US Drone Strike That Killed Soleimani ‘Unlawful’

The US drone strike that killed the Iranian Quds Force Commander is being categorized as ‘unlawful’ by a representative from the United Nations.

Ofek 16 – Israel Launches New Spy Satellite into Space on Monday

Israel launched their new spy satellite into space Monday; This satellite will allow Israel to better monitor Iranian activity in the region.

Democrat Lawmakers Threaten to Cut US Military Aid to Israel If Annexation Takes Place

US Democrat lawmakers are threatening to withhold military aid to Israel if PM Netanyahu should move forward with his annexation plans

Lebanese President Warns of Civil War Climate as Unrest Grows Amid Economic Downfall

Lebanese President issues warning of an ‘atmosphere of civil war’ as unrest continues to rise; As Lebanese pound declines nearly 75% since last October.

Iran Issues an Arrest Warrant for President Trump in Response to Killing of Soleimani in January

Iran is calling on Interpol for assistance after issuing an arrest warrant for US President Trump; Their motive comes after killing of former IRGC Commander

Report: TikTok Used to Target Youth with Antisemitic Material, Encourage Holocaust Denial

According to study done by University of Haifa & Israel’s Institute for Counter-Terrorism, the TikTok app is being used to encourage antisemitic material.

The Iranian Rial Falls to Lowest Value Ever, Largely Due to US Sanctions and COVID-19

The rial reaches an all-time low amid ongoing US sanctions and the effects of COVID-19; The rial has depreciated in value a reported 600% since 2015.

Iran Destroys Targets at Distance of 170 Miles in Recent Cruise Missile Test

Iran’s Navy successfully struck targets in Gulf of Oman & Indian Ocean during a recent cruise missile test; Claims missiles can outreach distance of test.

Iran Combats Resolution Put Forth That Would Require them to Allow the IAEA Access to Potential Nuclear Sites

Iran is vowing to take drastic measures if this new resolution allows the IAEA to access two controversial sites that they’ve restricted to date;

Crumbling Economy & Corrupt Government – Unrest Continues Throughout Lebanon

As the civil unrest throughout the small Mediterranean country of Lebanon continues, riots and clashes with police forces took place again Friday evening.

Turkey Rejects Egypt’s Call for a Ceasefire in Libya

Egypt proposed a ceasefire on Wednesday that was rejected by Turkey soon after; This suggestion from Egypt was welcomed by both Russia and the UAE.

Standoff in the Mediterranean – Greece Confronts Turkish Cargo Ship, Turkey Issues Warning

Grecian military stands in the way of Turkish cargo ship making its way to Libya on Wednesday; Greece would later fall back after Turkey issued a warning.

Polish Journalist Denies the Holocaust in New Book; Makes Several Antisemitic Comments

Polish journalist is being called out by anti-semitism watchdog after release of book wherein he denies the Holocaust and makes several antisemitic remarks.

Israel’s Aerospace Industries Completes Successful Tests with Missile System – LORA

IAI completes 2 successful missile launches from the water, striking both of the designated floating targets with Long-Range Artillery Weapon System

Israeli Official Anticipates Cyberwar on the Horizon

An Israeli cyber official warns of coming cyberwar; Unna: Cyber winter is coming and coming faster than even I suspected.

Iran Bans the Use of Israeli Technology in New Law

Iran has passes law officially banning use of Israeli technology; Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has implemented the new law as of Tuesday.

Erdogan Doubles Down on Opposition to Israel’s Coming Annexation

Turkey’s Erdogan claims that he won’t allow anything to happen to Palestinian land; Claims he’s the “only voice” defending the Palestinians today.

Sign of Unity – Gantz & Netanyahu Respond to the Hostility of Iran’s Supreme Leader

Benny Gantz & Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu respond to Iranian supreme leader Khamenei’s hostile remarks towards the Jewish State.

Hezbollah’s Nasrallah Calls for the Destruction of Israel During Quds Day Speech

He believes that in order for “Palestine” to be free, resistance to Israel is required; Nasrallah: Israel must be destroyed.