Month: December 2021

NASA Hires 24 Theologians to Examine Implications of Contact with Aliens

ChristianHeadlines.com reports: “NASA recently hired two dozen theologians at the Center for Theological Inquiry (CTI) in Princeton, New Jersey, to offer religious guidance to people if contact with aliens were ever to occur. According to […]

Parents Selling Children Shows Desperation of Afghanistan

Voice of America News reports: “In a sprawling settlement of mud brick huts in western Afghanistan housing people displaced by drought and war, a woman is fighting to save her daughter. Aziz Gul’s husband sold […]

With Iran in mind, Israel signs deal with US for heavy choppers, refueling planes

The Times of Israel reports: “Israel on Thursday signed a long-awaited agreement to purchase a dozen heavy transport helicopters and two additional refueling planes from the United States, in a weapons deal worth over $3 […]

Scientists worry an avian flu killing thousands of cranes in Israel could spread to humans

Israel National News reports: “As the Omicron variant of the coronavirus spreads across Israel, scientists in the country are worried about a new infectious disease threat: an avian flu that has killed thousands of wild […]

Abbas said to warn Gantz changes on Temple Mt. could lead to ‘unstoppable’ violence

The Times of Israel reports: “Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly warned Defense Minister Benny Gantz that while he was committed to stopping violence in the West Bank, he was concerned that changes to the […]

China warns US will ‘face unbearable price’ on Taiwan

SinoDaily.com reports: “China’s foreign minister said Thursday the United States will ‘face an unbearable price’ over its actions towards the self-ruled island of Taiwan, in Beijing’s latest threat over the flashpoint island. Tensions between China […]

Iran announces new space launch amid nuclear talks

SpaceWar.com reports: “Iran announced Thursday it had carried out a new space launch, in a move likely to irk Western powers amid tough talks on reviving a 2015 nuclear deal. ‘The Simorgh satellite launcher carried […]

Iraq vote victor Sadr meets pro-Iran rivals

SpaceWar.com reports: “The winner of Iraq’s October parliamentary election, Shiite Muslim cleric Moqtada Sadr, met Wednesday with rivals from the pro-Iran Hashed al-Shaabi former paramilitary alliance ahead of the opening of parliament. The October 10 […]

Russia Says It’s ‘Not Bluffing’ and Warns of Large-Scale Conflict in Europe

PJMEdia.com reports: “Russian President Vladimir Putin’s government says he’s ‘not bluffing’ when he issued demands that he knows can’t be accepted by NATO — unless they’re willing to surrender. The demands are simple: NATO must […]

US sounds caution against optimism by Iran, Russia over nuclear talks

The Jerusalem Post reports: “The United States on Tuesday expressed caution over upbeat comments by Iran and Russia about talks in Vienna to salvage the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying it was still too soon […]

Hezbollah deploys air defense systems north of Damascus, Syria

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Hezbollah is reportedly deploying air defense systems in Syria, where it would be able to defend against Israeli airstrikes in Syria as well as Lebanon. According to the ALMA Research Center, […]

Turkey urges Russia to drop ‘one-sided’ NATO demands

SpaceWar.com reports: “Turkey urged Russia on Monday to drop ‘one-sided’ demands and adopt a more constructive approach in its standoff with Western powers and NATO over Ukraine. NATO member Turkey has irritated Moscow by supplying […]