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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Behold Israel

Behold Israel is a non-profit organization led by native Israeli Amir Tsarfati. Its 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.

Iraq’s Third Rocket Attack Within a Week Targets US Embassy in Baghdad

Two rockets landed inside of Baghdad’s Green Zone on Monday in what is now the third rocket attack in Iraq within one week – this time targeting the US embassy.

Following Normalization, UAE Appoints Its First Ambassador To Israel

This comes after UAE confirmed that it would open an embassy in Tel Aviv in the aftermath of normalization ties between the two countries

Despite COVID Restrictions, Ethiopian Jews Make Journey up to Israel

“We see the prophetic hand of God in the return of the Jewish people from Ethiopia and wish to support that.”

Iranian Plot to Attack Israeli Embassies Prevented in Eastern Africa

Iranian plot to target US, UAE, and Israeli embassies in Africa reportedly prevented, Following attack on Israel’s embassy in India last week.

Iran and Turkey Pursue Renewed Relationship Following Departure of Trump Administration

Amid the reality of a new US administration, the Iranian regime and Turkey are motioning to re-solidify their relationship

High-Ranking ISIS Figure Reportedly Killed in Iraq by Security Forces

Abu Yaser al-Issawi was reportedly killed by Iraqi security forces; al-Issawi was considered to be responsible for the ISIS sector in Iraq.

Israeli Government Opens Embassy in United Arab Emirates

As a direct result of the Abraham Accords, Israel has officially opened its own embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE); The UAE also gave approval for its...

IDF Shoots Down Drone After Entering Israeli Airspace from Lebanon

The IDF downed an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) that entered Israeli airspace; The incident follows an Israeli airstrike in Syria

Iran’s Supreme Leader Suspended from Twitter After Death Threat to Former President Trump

Twitter suspended the supreme leader several hours after issuing a death threat to the 45th president of the United States.

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Conducts Large-Scale Missile Drill in Show of Force

IRGC carries out a massive, multi-day missile test in show of military force amid tensions with the Gulf, Israel, and the United States.

Netanyahu Cautions Biden of the Dangers of Returning to the Iran Nuclear Deal

Amid the Biden admin’s intention to return to the Iran Nuclear Deal, Netanyahu issued a serious warning considering Iran’s nuclear agenda.

US Braces for Potential Iranian Attack in Iraq as the Anniversary of Soleimani’s Death Approaches

McKenzie: We do not seek conflict, but no one should underestimate our ability to defend our forces or to act decisively in response to any attack.

Israel Prepares for a Fourth Round of Elections in March Amid Feud Between Parties

Amid failure of negotiations between Blue & White and Likud Party, Israel is preparing for an unprecedented 4th round of elections in 2 years

President Trump Announces New Peace Deal Between Israel & Morocco; Recognizes Western Sahara

Israel and Morocco have agreed to establish diplomatic relations, US President Donald Trump announced on Thursday.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei Shifts Powers to Son Amid Serious Health Condition

The supreme leader of Iran transferred his powers over to his son on Saturday following his need for emergency medical attention

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 Jerusalem. With the...

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

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.

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...

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.