Author: Ken Vancil

Iran’s Khamenei tells visiting Hamas chief that Israel ‘will one day be eliminated’

The Times of Israel reports: “Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei met Wednesday with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, who visited Tehran as the Palestinian terror organization’s representative at the funeral for Iran’s president Ebrahaim Raisi after […]

Russia denies US charge that it put anti-satellite weapon in space

Voice of America News reports: “Russia’s top arms control diplomat dismissed as ‘fake news’ on Wednesday an assertion by the United States that Russia had launched a weapon into low-Earth orbit that was capable of […]

Newly inaugurated Taiwan president calls on China to end military intimidation

SpaceWar.com reports: “Incoming Taiwan President William Lai Ching-te used his inauguration Monday to urge China to exchange its intimidatory tactics for peaceful co-existence and to respect the democratic decision of Taiwanese voters. ‘I hope that […]

Space Officials Outline Key Investments Needed to Ensure U.S. Maintains Edge

SpaceWar.com reports: “In testimony before a Senate Armed Services subcommittee, John D. Hill, deputy assistant secretary of defense for space and missile defense, outlined key investments in DOD’s budget request for fiscal year 2025 needed […]

Norway, Ireland, Spain announce recognition of Palestine as a state

Israel National News reports: “Norwegian Prime Minister Jonas Gahr Støre, Irish Prime Minister Simon Harris, and Spanish Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez announced this morning (Wednesday) that their country will formally recognize the Palestinian Authority as […]

Russia starts tactical nuclear drills near Ukraine

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russia on Tuesday announced the start of tactical nuclear weapons drills close to Ukraine, in what it said was a response to Western ‘threats’. Throughout its two-year offensive on Ukraine, Moscow has repeatedly […]

Chants of ‘Death to Israel’ as masses throng Raisi funeral procession in Tehran

The Times of Israel reports: “Huge crowds of Iranians thronged the streets of the capital Tehran on Wednesday for the funeral procession of president Ebrahim Raisi and his entourage, who died in a helicopter crash. […]

Pentagon says Russia launched space weapon in path of US satellite 

Voice of America News reports: “Russia has launched a likely space weapon and deployed it in the same orbit as a U.S. government satellite, the Pentagon said. ‘Russia launched a satellite into low Earth orbit […]

George Barna identifies biggest threats facing the Church: ‘We’ve reached a time of Christian invisibility’

The Christian Post reports: “George Barna, a leading expert in church and worldview trends, has weighed in on some of the biggest issues facing the Church — including the steady decrease in a biblical worldview […]

Abbas’ advisor threatens Israel with more massacres

Israel National News reports: “Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Advisor on Religious Affairs and Islamic Relations, Mahmoud Al-Habbash, threatened Israel with more massacres. ‘If the Palestinian cause will not be justly, comprehensively, and permanently […]

Russia accuses US of seeking to place weapons in space

SpaceWar.com reports: “Russia on Tuesday said the United States was seeking to place weapons in space, the latest accusation in an ongoing row that comes a day after Washington vetoed a Russian non-proliferation motion at […]

China says made ‘stern representations’ to US over Blinken congratulating Taiwan’s Lai

SpaceWar.com reports: “China said Tuesday it had complained to the United States over Secretary of State Antony Blinken congratulating self-ruled Taiwan’s newly inaugurated president, Lai Ching-te. Lai, who Beijing has branded as a ‘dangerous separatist’ […]