Netanyahu: Abbas shows no interest in finding solution to conflict
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has shown that he is not interested in finding a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…Netanyahu said on Sunday in response to Abbas’s statement that he will not accept any peace plan put forward by the US. Netanyahu…said that Abbas made clear…that “for all practical purposes he is withdrawing from the [diplomatic] process…”
After ISIS, Christmas returns to Northern Iraq
Just one year ago Mosul was the seat of the Islamic State’s so-called caliphate in Iraq…December was a time when residents used old furniture and cut down trees to keep warm…Today, while Christians throughout the region enter the holiday generally apprehensive…communities in northern Iraq have something special to celebrate. Christmas trees have appeared in market places and Santa Claus has been sighted on the streets of Mosul.
Tel Aviv protesters gain Hamas approval
Protesters who marched in the thousands-strong protest against corruption in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening might be surprised by the support they received from…Hamas. The movement, which has been launching rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip in recent months, used its twitter account to display a photo from the protest with the words: “Stop this war criminal [Netanyahu].”
North Korea: New UN sanctions an act of war
North Korea has described the latest UN sanctions imposed on the country as an “act of war”. A foreign ministry statement said the measures were tantamount to a total economic blockade, the official KCNA news agency reported. It added that strengthening North Korea’s deterrence was the only way to frustrate the US.
California Thomas fire becomes largest in state’s history
A deadly wildfire which has destroyed more than 700 homes in California is now the largest blaze in the state’s recorded history. The Thomas fire has burned more than 1000sq km – an area greater than New York City, Brussels and Paris combined. The blaze broke out in Santa Paula in early December and has moved west towards the coast, one of several major fires in California in recent months.
Trump administration moves to boost Homeland Missile Defense
system despite multiple flaws
Citing North Korea’s growing nuclear and ballistic missile threat, the Trump administration is moving to vastly expand the problem-plagued homeland missile defense system… Immediate plans call for building two $1-billion radar installations and adding 20 rocket interceptors to the 44 already deployed in underground silos at Ft. Greely in Alaska and at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
Russian Nuclear Plant Stokes Europe’s Fears of a Power Play
Power politics between Russia and the rest of Europe are once again raising a question…: Where is the line between prudence and paranoia? Russia, which…has used its vast supply of natural gas as a political lever with…Europe, is building a nuclear power plant in Moscow-friendly Belarus. Neighboring Lithuania and Poland are so determined to escape Russia’s clutch that they refused to buy electricity from the plant.
Existence of UFOs ‘proved beyond reasonable doubt’, says former Pentagon X-Files chief
Earth may well have been visited by UFOs from outer space, the former head of a secret US government programme has told The Telegraph. Luis Elizondo said the existence of supremely advanced unidentified aircraft, using technology that did not belong to any nation, had been “proved beyond reasonable doubt”.
Chinese-backed peace push embraces two-state solution
China has reinvigorated efforts to promote an initiative intended to foster a renewed climate for peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians after US President Donald Trump recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, enraging the Arab world…the “Beijing initiative” is also being backed by an Israeli delegation, led by deputy Knesset speaker MK Yehiel “Hilik” Bar…
Rescuers search for Philippine storm victims as toll rises to 200
Rescuers in the Philippines searched on Sunday for survivors of a storm that triggered floods and landslides and killed about 200 people, left scores missing and thousands homeless, most of whom apparently ignored warnings to move to safety. Misery in the largely Christian Philippines was compounded by the death of at least 37 people in a shopping mall fire, officials said on Christmas Eve.
In ‘China’s Jerusalem’, Christians say faith trumps official Sunday School
When authorities in China’s southeastern city of Wenzhou outlawed Sunday School earlier this year, Christian parents determined their children must still learn about Jesus and the Bible. Churches in Wenzhou started teaching children in private homes or at other venues. Some billed Sunday School classes as daycare, not education, or moved them to Saturdays…
Was The ‘Lone Wolf” Las Vegas Massacre Really A False Flag To Cover An Assassination Attempt On Saudi Crown Prince?
What the media failed to every mention was that at the time of the Las Vegas Massacre, the highly controversial Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Muhammed Bin Salman, was in a resort at the same time as the shootings took place, and is alleged to have been seen in a video being ushered out to escape what may have been an assassination attempt.
‘ORWELLIAN’: London Votes To ‘Arrest & Prosecute’ Pro-Life Christians
The London Assembly has been called “illiberal” and Orwellian after voting to call on the mayor “to clarify the powers available to [police] to arrest and prosecute” pro-life campaigners who pray near abortion clinics and offer support to mothers, accusing them of “harassment.”
Prosecutors Finally Look At Neglected Rape Kits And Found Cops Let 817 Serial Rapists Walk Free
A team led by Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy has devoted countless hours over the last 8 years to test a backlog of more than 11,300 rape kits that were found in a police storage warehouse. As a result, they have found that nearly 1,000 serial rapists assaulted multiple victims, and because of the inefficiency of Detroit Police, the rapists were never charged.
NYT Op-Ed Compares Refugees To Jesus Birth
It’s Christmas time, which for most people means spending time with family — unless you’re a contributor to the New York Times — in which case the holiday season is a perfect time to elicit sympathy for open borders for Middle Eastern refugees.
WHAT A JOKE: UN launches app to “empower” Muslim migrants, encourage them to “migrate safely”
The International Organization for Migration has launched ‘MigApp’ – a mobile phone app developed to “engage” and “empower” migrants and help them “migrate safely.”
TRUMP ADMINISTRATION FUMES: ‘The United States will not be told by any country where we can put our embassy in Israel’
It’s not astonishing that there are politicians and pundits decrying the veto speech made on Monday by UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, when she registered the United States’ objection to the draft UN Security Council Resolution on Jerusalem.
The Conflict over Jerusalem Is ALL Obama’s Fault
…the resolution fails to recognize that it was the December 2016 Security Council Resolution — the one engineered by lame duck President Barack Obama — that changed the status of Jerusalem and complicated the efforts to achieve a compromise peace. Before that benighted resolution, Jerusalem’s Western Wall, the Jewish Quarter and the access roads to Hebrew University and Hadassah Hospital were widely recognized as part of Israel — or at worst, as disputed territory.
Bombshell Report Reveals Up To 30% Of Federal Inmates Are Illegal Immigrants
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released its findings on the immigration status of federal prison inmates, as mandated in a controversial Executive Order signed during the President Trump’s first week in the White House.
Trump DOJ DENIES Los Angeles Federal Law Enforcement Cash
The Los Angeles Police Department has been denied $3 Million in federal aid for “law enforcement”. While there is no official announcement as to why, it quite likely has everything to do with LA’s “sanctuary city” status for harboring illegal aliens.
Walmart, Amazon Bringing About Employee-less Stores Utilizing Computer Vision and RFID Technology
…As with Amazon Go, Walmart is planning to utilize computer vision, sensors, cameras, barcodes, and so on to create such an ‘experience,’ however, this leads directly towards a system similar to that mentioned in Revelation 13:16-17. 16 And he made all, both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand or in their foreheads. 17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark or the name of the beast or the number of his name.
Top US Commander Blows Whistle: ‘We’re Preparing For WW3 With Russia’
A top US commander has blown the whistle confirming the US is now preparing for World War Three with Russia and not the Middle East debate the official narrative.
George Soros Caught Using Charity To Illegally ‘Repeal’ Ireland’s Constitution
Left-wing globalist and self-proclaimed ‘God’, George Soros, has been caught illegally bankrolling a campaign to repeal Irelands eight amendment in its constitution, which protects “the right to life of the unborn,” an independent government watchdog has said.
South Africa’s New Leader Aims to Seize White Owned Land Without CompensationCyril Ramaphosa, the new president of South Africa’s ruling ANC, wants to seize land from white South Africans without compensation as part of a policy of “radical economic transformation.” One might call it a “fundamental transformation.” From CNBC: