NEWS FROM ISRAEL AND THE MIDDLE EAST
Jordanian TV: ‘Shatter Might of Israel,’ Conquer Jerusalem
Israel National News reports: “Jordanian state television aired a sermon by cleric Ghaleb Rabab’a, in which he declares that the Arabs will conquer Jerusalem and ‘shatter the might of Israel,’ The Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) exposed.
‘The (Jordanian) army is invincible,’ he says. ‘Its units are filled with people who pray with imams, and with people who memorized the Koran.’
‘This army will never be defeated, Allah willing. Jerusalem will be regained, Allah willing, by the modest and pure hands which hold the Koran high and recite it day and night. This is an army that bows before none but Allah.’
‘Today we must take pride in our country and its army, which descends from the Prophet Muhammad,’ he continued. ‘Indeed, my brothers in faith, things will happen, but the arrogance of the Jew will be defeated, Allah willing. This army, my brothers in faith, will shatter the might of Israel, Allah willing…’…” (Jerusalem captured by Jews in the Six Day War, June 5 – 10, 1967, will face another battle as the majority of the nations march against Jerusalem – Zechariah 14:2 – and lose the capital of Judaism. God the Father intervenes in Zechariah 14:4, by sending His Son, the Lord Jesus Christ to destroy those who are slaughtering Jews and Christians – Revelation 11:18. Then Christ sets up His kingdom of peace – Revelation 11:15.)
Islamic Jihad: Abduct more Israelis
YnetNews.com reports: “Islamic leaders in the Gaza Strip called for the kidnapping of Israelis and use them as bargaining chips to secure the freedom of thousands of Palestinians prisoners held in Israeli jails.
Human rights groups say Palestinian prisoners have joined an open-ended hunger strike to protest against jail conditions and thousands of Palestinians staged a rally in the Gaza Strip to support their cause.
‘We should work hard to get (Israeli) prisoners in our hands in order to secure the freedom of our prisoners,’ Khaled Al-Batsh, a senior member of the Islamic Jihad, told the crowd.
‘I say to all armed factions, the way to free the prisoners is through swaps … An arrest for an arrest, and freedom for freedom. This is the way,’ he said…” (Our Lord Jesus predicted the hatred of His chosen people when He warned in Matthew 24:9: “…ye shall be hated of all nations for my name’s sake.” And John 16:2: “They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.” See the next report.)
CBS’s Ben Stein Warns of Second Holocaust
Israel National News reports: “In light of the Passover holiday, CBS’s Ben Stein warned that the Jewish people must heed the lessons of history in order to prevent another Holocaust from befalling it.
Every Passover, the Jewish people attest to the daunting and recurring theme that, as it says in the Haggadah, ‘In every generation we are faced with enemies that seek our complete annihilation and destruction.’ Stein gives voice to his understanding that Jews must not rely on the nations of the world to determine their destiny, but must do so themselves.
Stein asserts, ‘It’s Passover. This is a major Jewish holiday that marks what the Bible cites as miraculous salvation of the Jewish people from enemies bent on exterminating them.
‘At many services in people’s homes and at synagogues, prayers will be recited which proclaim that in every generation, enemies of the Jews arise to kill the Jews, but G-d always saves the Jews in the end.
‘Sadly, this section is now obsolete [in Stein’s opinion, ed.].
‘About 75 years ago, enemies of the Jewish people rose up in the form of the Nazis in Europe and their many eager helpers, from France to Russia. Their hands were not stayed. In the cruelest imaginable ways, they basically wiped out the Jews of Europe – a staggering six million men, women and children. That was roughly half of the Jews on Earth.
‘Basically, the world did nothing to save them.
‘So, the Jews of this world know, as only a few other groups know, that the absolute worst that can be imagined CAN happen…” (The big braggart and little dummy of Iran, Ahmadinejad, constantly promotes the lie that there was no holocaust. No statement has ever been as nonsensical or ridiculous as this. God forgive this demonically controlled perpetrator of the no holocaust lie. “all liars shall have their part in hell” – Revelation 21:8; 22:15.)
PM: Throughout history, Jews have overcome all enemies
The Jerusalem Post reports: “Throughout history, Jews have overcome all their enemies, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said during the state ceremony for fallen soldiers at Mount Herzl in Jerusalem.
‘They want to wipe Israel off the map,’ Netanyahu said of Israel’s enemies today. ‘They will not succeed.’
‘We are here in Jerusalem, and will stay in Jerusalem, the holy city of the Jewish nation for generations to come,’ the prime minister declared on Remembrance Day, 45 years after the IDF liberated Jerusalem during the 1967 Six-Day War.
‘We won’t cease from living… We’ll continue to strengthen the State of Israel. We will raise our children here,’ he said…” (Israel will win again. Isaiah 56:5 states “…I will give them [Israel] an everlasting name, that shall not be cut off.”)
Iran preparing for ‘the Last Six Months’
WND.com reports: “Despite the recent declaration by Iran that it does not want a nuclear bomb and statements by regime officials that they are willing to negotiate over the nuclear issue, indications from within Iran signal massive preparation for an all-out war as part of its destiny.
Nine years ago a Revolutionary Guards arm, the Holy Defense, published a book, ‘The Last Six Months,’ in which it describes the conditions needed in the last six months prior to the reappearance of the last Islamic messiah. The book was distributed in the hundreds of thousands to all Guards, Basij and army bases throughout the country.
Islam’s Shiites believe their 12th Imam, Mahdi, will reappear at the end of times and kill all the infidels, raising the flag of Islam in all four corners of the world.
The book admonishes the military forces that they must be prepared to do their duties during those six months and that there will be many signs to help the faithful to understand the transition, which will center on Iran…” (The most horrendous situation of the above report is that Islam’s messiah, Mahdi, according to the Koran, is the prophet Jesus who returns with Mahdi as a convert to Islam and becomes the chief lieutenant to Mahdi and administrator of the mass murder of all Jews and Christians who won’t become Muslims. In case you have trouble accepting this report study Surah 4:157 – 159, 172, 173; Surah 5:72, 73; Surah 6:19; 9:30; 19:33. What blasphemy about our precious Lord and Savior.)
Commander: Iran Will Change Enemies’ Equations with ‘Persian Gulf’ Missile
The Fars News Agency reports: “Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi underlined Iran’s high defensive capabilities and power, and said a newly developed missile called ‘Khalij-e Fars’ (Persian Gulf) will make the enemies change their equations and calculations due to its unusual and unique features.
‘The Khalij-e Fars missile has been developed somehow different from the usual trend and can change the equations on which the enemy most relies,’ Fadavi said.
Referring to Iran’s missile power, he said that the Islamic Republic of Iran is now in possession of home-made missiles with the range of over 200km which can be mounted on Iranian high-speed boats.
Earlier, a senior commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps had announced that the IRGC has equipped its high-speed and highly-functional vessels with home-made missiles capable of destroying different targets…” (II Timothy 3:1, 2 states: “This know also, that in the last days perilous times shall come. For men shall be lovers of their own selves, covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers…” See the next report.)
Khamenei: No Fleet of Warships Able to Confront Iran in Persian Gulf
The Fars News Agency reports: “A senior Iranian analyst and researcher praised the Iranian Navy for its might and power in safeguarding the country’s security, and underscored that no country with even the most powerful fleets of warships can stand against Iran in the Persian Gulf.
‘Given the fact that the Persian Gulf, unlike oceans, is limited in width and area and Iran has a highly functional and efficient power which is suitable for this region, huge fleets of warships are not able to confront Iran and they will be vulnerable,’ Head of the Sadra Islamic Philosophy Research Institute (Hekmat Sadra Foundation) Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Khamenei told FNA.
He reiterated that the power balance between the two sides of a war should not merely be evaluated on the basis of the number of war tools and equipment or their quality, preciseness and speed, but other factors and parameters are also important.
Khamenei described the high morale of the Iranian forces as a winning card for the Iranian side in any war, and said the US forces deployed in the region are tired and depressed and cannot be counted on for fighting in a serious war…”
Prominent Researcher Stresses 2,500-Year Old Iranian Identity of Persian Gulf
The Fars News Agency reports: “A prominent Iranian scientific and research figure stressed the Iranian identity of the Persian Gulf, and stated that the sea has been under Iran’s sovereignty for, at least, over 2,500 years.
‘The Persian Gulf is a complete example of a historical gulf and has been under the sovereignty of Iran and Iranian governments for, at least, 2,500 years,’ Head of Sadra Islamic Philosophy Research Institute (Hekmat Sadra Foundation) Ayatollah Seyed Mohammad Khamenei told FNA.
‘Even, it has been the history (its Abinitio and ipsofacto), and not the Iranian people or government, which has put the name of the Persian Gulf on this sea. This is a crystal clear fact for historians and international lawyers,’ Khamenei added.
While historical documents show that the waterway has always been referred to as the ‘Persian Gulf’, certain Arab states have recently mounted efforts to remove ‘Persian’ from the name of the waterway.
Iran designated April 30 as the National Persian Gulf Day to highlight the fact that the waterway has been referred to by historians and ancient texts as ‘Persian’ since the Achaemenid Empire was established in what is now modern day Iran…” (This is the very reason we proclaim that Persia which changed its name to Iran in 1935 will be aligned with Russia – Ezekiel 38:5 and China – Revelation 9:14 – 18 for Armageddon – Revelation 16:16.)
Syria boosts fears of Sunni-Shiite war
SpaceWar.com reports: “The bloodbath in Syria is developing into a battle between Islam’s mainstream Sunni sect, led by Saudi Arabia and Turkey, and the breakaway Shiites, led by Iran.
The main fear in the region is the conflict could spread to Arab states, particularly those with sharp sectarian divisions, such as Iraq and Lebanon.
Saudi Arabia, the world’s leading oil producer and the birthplace of Islam in the seventh century, has a sizeable Shiite minority, which predominates in the kingdom’s Eastern province.
That’s Saudi Arabia’s main oil-producing zone, so it’s highly sensitive and Riyadh has long feared that Shiite-dominated Iran seeks to use its co-religionists as a fifth column to sabotage its all-important oil industry.
Turkey, a Sunni-dominated state that under its Islamic government is striving to restore its Ottoman-era power and become the paramount state in the region.
Turkey, neighbor to both Iran and Syria, is increasingly being drawn into the Syrian conflict against the Damascus regime, its former ally…” (Imagine a war between two groups – both Islamic and worshipping the same god Allah – are killing one another as well as destroying each other’s mosques because of a hatred for their supposed brothers and sisters of the faith [Islam]. How different Christianity is: “By this shall all men know that ye are my disciples, if ye have love one to another” – John 13:35, and “Hereby perceive we the love of God, because he laid down his life for us: and we ought to lay down our lives for the brethren” – I John 3:16.)
Muslim Brotherhood official: Egypt’s peace deal with Israel must be changed
Haaretz reports: “Egypt’s peace treaty with Israel is not set in stone and is susceptible to change, a top Muslim Brotherhood official said, indicating that Cairo would seek to allow more security forces in the Sinai than current agreements with Jerusalem permit.
The comment, made by Waleed al-Haddad, a member of the Brotherhood’s Freedom and Justice Party’s (FJP) Foreign Relations Committee during an official visit to Poland, came amid growing concerns of security in the desert peninsula.
Earlier, the heads of Bedouin communities in northern Sinai demanded that the Egyptian parliament amend the Camp David Accords with Israel, claiming they do not guarantee national security and do not provide for the Bedouin population’s participation in security plans for the Peninsula.
The Bedouins’ demands were made when members of the Egyptian national Security Council visited the coastal town of Al-Arish to inspect the community’s economic situation and assess the security situation…” (The Muslim Brotherhood is the most anti-Semitic, Jew hating organization ever. They will pay for their decisions, God says “…I will bless them that bless thee, and curse him that curseth thee: and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed” – Genesis 12:3, and “Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee” – Psalm 122:6.)