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Abraham Accords Isolate ‘Malign’ Iran

The agreements “tell malign actors like Iran that… they are ever-more isolated and shall forever be until they change their direction"

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.

IDF Strikes Iranian Forces in Syria After Finding Explosives at Northern Border

Israeli Air Force struck multiple targets in Damascus area following the unveiling of improvised explosive devices at Israel-Syria border

Trump Admin Hits Iran With New Sanctions; Stresses Undoing Pressure Campaign Would Be Foolish & Dangerous

Pompeo releases statement titled “The Importance of Sanctions on Iran,” arguing that Trump admin's moves against Iran shouldn't be reversed

Iranian Christian Gets 80 Lashes for Drinking Communion Wine

The Islamic Republic of Iran on Sunday imposed a sentence of 80 lashes on Zaman Fadaee, an Iranian Christian, for drinking Communion wine.

Iran Warns US, Israel After Trump Reportedly Discusses Major Strike

Iran Gov't says Israel using 'psychological warfare," after it was reported that US president discussed options for taking out nuclear site

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

Gantz & Netanyahu Political Partnership Over; Gantz Warns Election to be Initiated Soon

The next time Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz meet, Gantz will inform Netanyahu that their political partnership is...

Report: US Planning New Flood of Sanctions on Iran Before January

The president’s admin aims to establish the “flood” of sanctions to boost pressure on Iran ahead of a [possible] transfer in power to Biden.

UN Adopts Anti-Israel Resolution Referring to Temple Mount Only by Muslim Name

Some 138 United Nations countries approved a draft resolution that spoke of the Temple Mount solely as an Islamic holy site,...

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.

Terrorist attack neutralized near Nablus in the West Bank, IDF reports

Initial investigation indicates the terrorist approached an IDF barricade and started shooting towards troops from within his vehicle

US Citizens Born in Jerusalem May Have ‘Israel’ on Their Passports

Trump admin plans to reverse a long-standing US policy that passports of citizens born in Jerusalem may not say they were born in Israel.

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

Russian Airstrikes Obliterate Turkish-Backed ‘Rebel’ Camp In Idlib, Killing Over 60

Syria heats up again, as Russian jets on Monday pounded a camp full of Turkish-backed militants in Idlib, killing at least 60.

US Threatens to Destroy Iranian Missiles Shipped to Venezuela

Senior admin. official: US warns it will destroy potential Iranian long-range missile shipments delivered to the Maduro regime in Venezuela

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

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.

US Issues Sweeping Sanctions That Target Iranian Arms industry

The Trump admin announced a series of new sanctions that target Iran’s arms industry as a part of the “maximum pressure” campaign.

Arms Depot of Iran-Backed Hezbollah Explodes in Lebanon, Source Says

An arms depot of the Iran-backed terror group Hezbollah exploded in Lebanon on Tuesday injuring several people.

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

Jan Markell Sees an ‘End-Times Phenomenon’ Afoot

Jan Markell says the historic Middle East agreements signed this week could be heralding the coming return of the Lord.

Bahrain Agrees to Normalize Relations with Israel, Trump Announces

Bahrain has joined the United Arab Emirates in striking an agreement to normalize relations with Israel, President Trump said on Friday.

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

Israel Attacks Hezbollah in Lebanon After Shots Fired at Troops Near Border

Israeli warplanes struck Hezbollah targets near the border early Wednesday after shots where fired from Lebanon at IDF Tuesday Night.

IDF Carries Out Three Waves of Airstrikes as 12 Rockets Launched from Gaza

IDF strikes targets belonging to Hamas during 3 rounds of airstrikes as 12 rockets were fired towards Israel from Gaza Thursday night.

Report Finds Facebook Promoting Holocaust Denial on Platform

Facebook has long been accused of allowing Holocaust denial but a recent study claims computer algorithms on the platform actually promote it

Is the Israel-UAE Peace Deal Prophetically Significant?

"This is something that should cause all Christians to watch carefully and continue to pray for the peace of Jerusalem."

US Seizure of Iran Fuel Bound for Venezuela was Largest Confiscation Of Its Kind

US govt seizes multimillion-dollar fuel shipments from IRGC, a designated foreign terrorist organization, that was bound for Venezuela.

Lebanese Minister of Information, Several Other Lawmakers Resign Amid Growing National Anger

Manal Abdel-Samad submitted her resignation on Sunday in the wake of national protests targeted towards a corrupt government.

Cancel Culture Works Backward When It Comes to Jews

Cancel culture rewards anti-Semitism, even as it punishes the mildest political incorrectness, & assails those who express support for Jews and Israel.

Ambassador Friedman: Israel Is still Defending Its Right to Exist

US Amb. to Israel says that people around the world "find common ground in attacking, vilifying and seeking to destroy the Jewish state."

Vogue Arabia Showcases Artists Who Erase Israel Off The Map

Western media outlet Vogue Arabia features series of Israel-free maps under the pretence of “artistic protest” against the Jewish State.

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.

Israel’s Knesset Passes Bill Banning ‘Conversion Therapy’

The Israeli Knesset approved a bill to ban psychologists from practicing conversion therapy in Israel on Wednesday, amid a stormy plenum vote.

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

Belgian Protesters at Anti-Annexation Rally Call for ‘War Against Jews’

Protesters at an anti-annexation rally in Belgium Sunday were heard shouting anti-Semitic chants including calling for “war against the Jews in the streets”

Violence & Antisemitism: Groups in U.S. Call for ‘Day of Rage’ Rallies Against Israel

"There is every reason to believe that the planned July 1 ‘Day of Rage’ will be a day of violence and antisemitism, commensurate with… the word ‘rage,'"

Israel’s Planned West Bank Annexation is a ‘Declaration of War,’ says Hamas

Israel’s planned annexation of parts of the West Bank constitutes a “declaration of war,” a spokesperson for Hamas said in a speech on Thursday.

UK Labour Education Spokeswoman Fired for Sharing Anti-Semitic Conspiracy

British opposition Labour Party leader fired his education spokeswoman Thursday after she shared what he called an "antisemitic conspiracy theory."

Israeli Bus Driver Fired For Preaching Gospel to Passengers

An Israeli bus driver fired for sharing the Gospel with passengers, after anti-missionary group demanded the bus company act urgently to halt the driver.

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.

ICC Prosecutor: Israel War Crimes Probe Can Go On Despite Oslo Accords

In brief filed by Czech Republic supporting Israel, they argued the Oslo Accords give Israel exclusive jurisdiction over criminal issues in West Bank.

Pompeo Hints at ‘Series of Announcements’ Coming Against ICC

Pompeo: I think the ICC and world will see we're determined to prevent having Americans and our friends and allies in Israel hauled in by this corrupt ICC

Rocket Attack On US Embassy Baghdad – Report

Media in Iraq reported sirens and a rocket attack on the US embassy in Baghdad Tuesday morning. Sirens were heard after two in the morning.

SNL’s Michael Che Jokes ‘Miss Hitler’ Pageant Winner is Miss Israel

GoDaddy suspended the account of the Miss Hitler contest earning praise from the ADC which called it “a triumph of good over evil,” the Algemeiner reported.

The United Nations Human Rights Council Praises Iran

A majority of countries contributing to this travesty of the truth made a mockery of human rights by treating Iran as shining example of those values.

Report: Israel Strikes Pro-Iranian Militia Base in Syria

Syria accused Israel of carrying out pre-dawn airstrikes near Damascus, saying that its air defences units had engaged "incoming Israeli warplane activity."

Reports Claim Iran may have Lost Nearly 15,000 People Including 17 Officials due to Coronavirus

The NCRI, in its daily update using sources on the ground in the country, stated Monday that it has evidence of over 14,200 dying of coronavirus nationwide.

Israeli doctor in Italy: We no longer Allow those Over 60 Access to Respiratory Machines

Israeli medical doctor told Israeli television that in northern Italy the instructions are to not allow those over 60 access to respiratory machines.