Category: Global News

Two Bedouin women planned terror attack against Israelis

YnetNews.com reports: “The Shin Bet and the Israel Police have arrested two 19-year-old Bedouin women suspected of planning to carry out terror attacks on behalf of the Islamic State (ISIS), it was cleared for publication […]

Olive branch or booby trap? North Korea’s new tone divides analysts

SpaceDaily.com reports: “North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un could be laying a trap for the US and the South with his apparent olive branches towards Seoul, analysts say, warning that Pyongyang’s ultimate goal is to divide […]

Egyptian officer: Ramallah can be Palestinian state’s capital

Israel national News reports: “Egyptian intelligence officer Captain Ashraf al-Kholi told media outlets to support US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem, The New York Times reported. Audio recordings of four phone calls obtained by […]

Ahmadinejad arrested for inciting protests

Israel National News reports: “Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested by Iranian authorities, the Al-Quds Al-Arabi newspaper, which is based in Britain, reported Saturday. According to the report, Ahmadinejad is accused of inciting […]

Undersea cables the Achilles’ heel in lead-up to new cold war

Asia Times Online reports: “It’s a little-known twist in the cyber-warfare between nations that carries potentially devastating consequences. At a time when more than 95% of everything that moves on the global Internet passes through […]

Hamas leader: Only force will work against Israel

Israel National News reports: “Deputy Hamas leader Salah Al-Aruri says the decision of the Likud Central Committee regarding the application of Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria is ‘no less dangerous than the American administration’s […]

ISIS offshoot declares war on Hamas in video showing execution of alleged collaborator

Fox News reports: “An Islamic State group offshoot in Egypt has officially declared war on Gaza-based Palestinian terror group Hamas, releasing a 22-minute video purporting to show the execution of an alleged collaborator. ‘Never surrender […]

South, North Korea to talk after military drills postponed

Asia Times Online reports: “North Korea has agreed to South Korea’s proposal for ‘high-level’ inter-Korean talks at the truce village of Panmunjeom next Tuesday, Jan. 9, as a series of rapid rapprochement moves ahead of […]

Iran: United States meddling in our affairs

Israel National News reports: “Iran on Wednesday angrily accused the United States of meddling in its domestic affairs after President Donald Trump backed anti-government protests, AFP reports. Iran’s UN Ambassador, Gholamali Khoshroo, said in a […]

Report: Hamas said ready to hand over its weapons for reconciliation

The Times of Israel reports: “Hamas has reportedly tentatively agreed to close down its armed wing and hand over its weapons to the Fatah-led Palestine Liberation Organization, according to a report in the Al-Hayat newspaper […]

Steve Chalke: Literal readings of Genesis fuel erosion of confidence in Bible

ChristianToday.com reports: “Conservative evangelical readings of the Genesis creation story have fuelled the erosion of confidence in the Bible, a prominent Baptist pastor is claiming. Steve Chalke, a well-known leader arguing for same-sex marriage in […]

Turkey’s Erdogan Backs Rouhani, Hopes Iran Protests ‘Will End in a Few Days’

Breitbart.com reports: “Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan voiced support for Iranian President Hassan Rouhani during a Wednesday morning phone call, reportedly telling Rouhani his response to the uprising has been ‘appropriate’ and expressing hope that […]