Month: February 2019

New York’s abortion ‘barbarism’ having ripple effect reports: “New York’s new abortion law, which effectively allows the procedure until birth, already is having impact. A prosecutor dropped one of the charges that had been brought against a man suspected of stabbing […]

Pakistan Warns of Swift Retaliation if Attacked by India

Voice of America News reports: “Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan warned Tuesday his country will retaliate swiftly against any military action by India. Khan issued the warning in a nationally televised address amid dangerously escalating […]

Iran to unveil submarine equipped with guided cruise missile system

The Times of Israel reports: “Iran said Saturday a new submarine being developed by its military would be outfitted with guided cruise missiles. Iranian Defense Minister Amir Hatami said the Fateh-class submarine was undergoing final […]

Jordan gives Palestinians larger role in running Temple Mount

The Times of Israel reports: “Jordan has moved to give Palestinians in Jerusalem a greater role in administering the Muslim institutions on the Temple Mount, expanding the Waqf religious trust council and appointing to its […]

Palestinians say Israel ‘playing with fire’ by closing Temple Mount gate

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The Palestinian Authority on Monday warned that Israel was ‘playing with fire’ after clashes erupted at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem over the closure of the Golden Gate site – also […]

Rouhani: U.S. sanctions are ‘economic war’

Israel National News reports: “Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Monday described US sanctions imposed on Iran as an economic war being waged on his country, stressing that ‘economic war is more difficult than military war.’ […]

Abbas spokesman warns Israel of ‘repercussions’

Israel National News reports: “Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ spokesman on Sunday warned of ‘repercussions’ from Israel’s decision earlier in the day to implement the policy to offset the PA’s payments to terrorists. Under […]

EU, Germany reject US call to leave Iran nuclear deal reports: “Germany and the EU on Friday rejected an appeal by US Vice President Mike Pence for Europeans to withdraw from the Iranian nuclear deal and isolate Tehran. Foreign Minister Heiko Maas defended the […]

Disarmament efforts must include China as well as US, Russia: Merkel reports: “China must be involved in international disarmament efforts, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Saturday, amid rising concern about Beijing’s missile arsenal and the suspension of a key US-Russia arms treaty. Fears that the […]

Assad warns Kurds: The US won’t protect you

Israel National News reports: “Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad on Sunday warned the country’s Kurds that their ally the United States would not protect them against any Turkish offensive as Washington looks to withdraw its troops. […]

Iranian FM: Risk of war with Israel is great

Israel National News reports: “Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zasrif spoke at the Munich Peace and Security Conference on the Middle East, accusing Israel of seeking war, Reuters reported. ‘Certainly some people are looking for […]

Report: Assad regime carried out over 300 chemical attacks

Israel National News reports: “The Assad regime and pro-regime militias have been responsible for over 300 chemical attacks since the start of the Syrian Civil War, according to a report published Sunday by the Global […]