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Behold, I will make Jerusalem a cup of trembling unto all the people round about, when they shall be in the siege both against Judah and against Jerusalem.  

Zechariah 12:2

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Move against Kurd rebels on Turkey-Iran agenda: Erdogan 

Iraqi forces close in on Islamic State-held Tal Afar 

LEBANON: Army finds anti-aircraft missiles among cache of weapons abandoned by ISIS fighters

Turkey, Jordan call for ‘serious’ Israel-Palestinian peace talks 

Source on the ground tells AFP it was the first time that Hezbollah deployed weaponised drones against IS in Syria 

A Defiant Assad Praises Russia’s Putin, Iran’s Khamenei, Hezbollah’s Nasrallah 

Abbas: Trump Administration Is in Chaos and I Don’t Understand Their Peace Plan 

Hezbollah drones attack ISIS positions on the Lebanese border


Arab foreign ministers welcome US Mideast mediation 

Three armies fighting for control of Syrian-Lebanese border 

Netanyahu to meet with Putin in Russia this week 

Muslims Tell Europe: "One Day All This Will Be Ours"

Turkey kills IS suspect, detains 4 more ‘planning attack’ 

Fierce clashes rock Palestinian camp in Lebanon 

Lebanon army launches offensive against IS on Syria border 

Erdogan slams German rebukes over election 'interference' 


Iran building missile factory in Syria

Assad advisor says Syria war nearing its end 

Christianity is Rapidly Growing in Iran 

Lebanese army finds surface-to-air missile in Nusra Front arms cache – security source 


Criticism mounts over Netanyahu’s response to US neo-Nazism 

UAE, other countries pledge $15 million per month to Gaza 

Record Number of Jews Visit Temple Mount Under Threat of More Violence 

UN hopes for Syria peace talks in October or November 


Iran Sending Warships to Atlantic Ocean Amid Massive New Military Buildup 

Syrian warplanes attack ISIS near Lebanon border 

Iraq asks UN to collect evidence to prosecute Islamic State 

Hamas chief says Israel would be ‘crushed’ in next war 

Hamas leader promises to 'pummel Israel' if conflict arises

Police arrest 72 Palestinians suspected in Temple Mount riots 


Iran building missile factory in Syria — report 

Tunisia says IS plot to seize territory foiled 

Syrian army says jet crashes in southern Syria, probing cause 

US accuses Islamic State of genocide against Christians, others 

Abbas congratulates North Korea’s Kim amid nuclear tensions 

Suspected Syrian Scud site spotted by satellite 

Palestinians to U.S.: Shut up and give us the money! 

Iranian court freezes assets of more than 150 BBC staff 

Two policemen killed in Sinai attack 

Saudi Arabia and Iraqto re-open border crossing after 27 years 

Lebanese troops advance on Syria border ahead of anti-IS push 

US Navy reports another tense encounter with an Iran drone 


Iran filling any vacuum is dangerous, but a vacuum on Israel's border makes it particularly unsettling

Three NGOs halt Mediterranean Sea migrant rescues over increasingly hostile stance of Libyan coastguard 

Likud MK holds ‘protest’ office at Temple Mount gate 

Yehudah Glick Sets Up Temple Mount Office in Protest of “Absurd” MK Ban [INTERVIEW]  

UN fears for thousands trapped on Syria-Jordan border 

Netanyahu: Israel Welcomes US Efforts to Ignite Peace Process 

Hezbollah attack will bring ‘destruction throughout Lebanon’ – Bennett 

Cash crisis exposes rift within Saudi-led coalition in Yemen 

Hamas denies existence of tunnels under civilian buildings 


Dozens protest against religious coercion in Jerusalem 

Turkey arrests 3 suspected Islamic State ‘executioners’ 

Official: Syria to facilitate chemical weapons team mission 

Trump-Putin deal imperils Israeli, Jordan borders - 
The Syrian-Iranian-Hizballah alliance using the Trump-Putin ceasefire zones accord for seizing control of southern Syria and grabbing the Jordanian and Israeli borders.


Temple Mount saw record number of Israeli visitors, despite tensions 

Trump to send envoys to Middle East to discuss peace between Israel and Palestinians

Jordan continues to block Israeli ambassador’s return 

At least 3 Palestinians said wounded in riots along Gaza border 

Gaza faces ‘increasingly dire situation,’ UN rights commissioner says 

Syrian commander predicts Raqqa's liberation from ISIS 4 months away

Hezbollah steers Lebanon closer to Syria, straining efforts to stay neutral 

US-backed Syrian fighters pressure IS in Raqqa 

Syrian rebels to pull out of Lebanon border enclave


Israel nabs "ticking time-bomb” terrorists just before "imminent attack." 

Hamas says Israel’s anti-tunnel barrier won’t stop its ‘resistance’ 

Militants trapped in Raqqa center but Syrian Kurd commander sees long battle 

Israeli security picks up 5 terrorists, thwarts another Jerusalem attack 

US Asymmetry for Iran on Syria’s Borders: Open Gate to Lebanon. No Entry to Iraq 

The Saudi Game in Syria is over. Assad Is the Winner 

Hamas considering replacing its civilian rule in Gaza with military rule in its stead

Israeli forces arrest 5 Palestinians said on way to terror attack 

Likud Holds Solidarity Rally for Netanyahu Amid Investigations 

Waqf says Israel didn’t damage any historic items on Temple Mount 


After rally, opposition slams Netanyahu as corrupt dictator clinging to power 

At solidarity rally, Netanyahu accuses left and media of trying to overthrow him 

Thousands rally for Netanyahu as scandals multiply 

Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran 

Netanyahu Faces Trials of Predecessor King David as Enemies and Media Seek to Destroy Him 

50 African teen migrants 'deliberately drowned' off Yemen 

Iran Hosts Delegation From Hamas Terror Group Amid Warming Relations

Egyptian officials: 4 policemen killed in northern Sinai 

Kurdish leaders promise Christians they would be protected if Kurdistan gains independence


In light of terrorism, support for Israel in Iraq rises

Palestinians fire rocket from Gaza into southern Israel 

Illegal homes going up in settlement across street from Liberman aide 

Liberman rips rumor mill after IDF chief said killed in crash 

Gazan travelers face new restrictions from Israel 

Iranian drone buzzes US Navy jet in Persian Gulf 

Unarmed Iranian QOM-1 drone came within 100 feet of US F/A-18 as the fighter jet prepared to land 

Jordan’s King Abdullah Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas in Ramallah 

Two soldiers, six al Qaeda militants die in Yemen attack 

US denies bombing Iraqi Shi'ite militia near Syrian border 

PA issues new demands of Israel, but is quietly still arresting terror suspects 

Seven ISIS rockets hit Lebanese army posts in Baalbek 


Netanyahu adamant his investigations won't lead to his downfall 

Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel: 'Netanyahu is here to stay'

Syrian army stepped up shelling and air strikes on the last rebel-held enclaves in the Syrian capital on Monday…

Syrian army steps up strikes on capital’s last rebel enclave 

Attorney general said to be bringing charges against Sara Netanyahu 

Jordan and PA agree to establish committee to monitor the situation on Temple Mount 

Security source says initial information shows Islamic State fired rockets into Lebanon 

East Libyan city suffers as military forces tighten siege 

Al-Qaeda ousted from oil-rich Yemen province 

Partial lunar eclipse to grace Israel’s skies tonight

Iran captures 27 ISIS-linked terrorists plotting attacks in the country

Amnesty International says Israeli plans to close Al-Jazeera move send ‘chilling message’ 

Jordanian king tells Abbas Trump committed to peace process 

Bennet backs Netanyahu in light of possible indictment 

Pray for Baghdad, so few Christians remain that 8 churches were closed 


Hamas said to accept Egyptian plan for Palestinian unity, Fatah holding out

The beginning of the end of King Bibi? 

Despite Trump claim, Lebanon fighting alongside, not against, Hezbollah 


Opposition leaders call on Netanyahu to resign over corruption cases 

Iran vows 'unified' response to breach of nuclear deal 

Turkey reinforces military on Syria border  

Ari Harow’s parents say his woes part of plot to topple Netanyahu 

UN reported that ISIS genocide against Yazidis continues unabated

Five buildings evacuated as fire rages in central Jerusalem 

Wildfire in Valley of the Cross under control, five buildings evacuated due to smoke 

Jordan king to meet Abbas in Ramallah in bid to ‘revive’ peace talks 


ISIS starts conscription of male youth in Deir Ez-Zor, Syria as battle looms 

Israel to build underground barrier on Sinai border

Charities are cautiously hopeful that Christians will return to ISIS-cleared parts of Iraq

Syrian militants, refugees arrive in Syria rebel zone from Lebanon 

PROPHECY WATCH: Will the Coming End of ISIS Unleash War on Israel? 

Two Muslim states in Africa send first-ever envoys to Israel 

Palestinians pelt 70 tourists with rocks in West Bank


Jordanian king to make rare visit to Ramallah Monday

Terrorist who plotted attack on Israel soccer game killed in Syria 

Netanyahu rejects graft accusations as ‘witch hunt intended to topple government’ 

Dramatic Spike in Jewish Visitors to Temple Mount Could Spark More Terror  

The Saudis Ravage Shiite Town after Iran-Inspired Terror 

Iran Set for Localized Military Clashes with the US 

Learn why Lebanon signed deal with Al-Qaeda group to transfer refugees back to Syria:

Thousands march in Jerusalem Pride Parade under tight security 

US lawmakers advance bill to defund PA over terror stipends 

Poll: Drop in Support for Two-State Solution in Both Israelis and Palestinians 

IS calls young men to arms in eastern Syria 

The Temple Mount crisis ended Trump’s Palestinian honeymoon. The Kushner tape made things worse 

Israelis March Demanding Access to Temple Mount and Building of Third Temple 

New US Sanctions Are 'Breach' Of Nuclear Deal, Iran Says 

UN: Yazidi genocide still ongoing, unaddressed 

Kushner: Israel Right In Temple Mount Crisis, Amman Embassy Attack 


1,300 Jews on Temple Mount Signal End of Exile, Beginning of Joyous Redemption on Ninth of Av 

In Leaked Briefing, Jared Kushner Says Trump May Not Have Solution to Mid-East Conflict 

Jews Ascend Largely Arab-Free Temple Mount Before Tisha B'av 

Cape Verde's president announces his country will no longer vote against Israel in UN 

Israel completes new stretch of security barrier in southern West Bank 


In rare move, Abbas hosts Hamas delegation in Ramallah 

Kushner: There may be no solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 

Israeli-Palestinian conflict may not be solvable, Jared Kushner says in leaked off-record remarks

The geographical defeat of #ISIS isn't the end as it will seek to go virtual. 

Turkey, Qatar launch joint military exercises 

Report: Netanyahu suggests land swap with Palestinians

Christians left Baghdad “to protect ourselves and to keep our sanity.” 

Several hundred Jews allowed to ascend Temple Mt, on Tisha Be’Av 

As record number of Jews visit Temple Mount, Jordan warns of more crises 


POPE to United Nations: Want 'Lasting, International Status for JERUSALEM' / (last paragraph) 

Hundreds of Russian combat troops posted at Quneitra opposite Golan 

Senior Fatah official says coordination with Israel won’t return to ‘what it was before’ 

PA to renew contact with Israel in civic matters 

Iraqi general sees easy victory over exhausted Islamic State fighters in Tal Afar 

Iraqi Shi’ite leader Sadr makes rare visit to Saudi Arabia 

Could Iran's Moves in Syria be the Seeds of the Next War with Israel? 

Amnesty International calls on Hamas to free Israeli hostages 

Australian Labor Party votes to recognize a Palestinian state 

Israel Closely Monitoring President Abbas' ‘Deteriorating’ Health 

Police deploy in Old City, shutter roads to secure Tisha B’Av prayers 

Abbas refuses to meet Trump envoy in Ramallah 

Violent hail storm strikes Istanbul, Turkey leaving at least 10 injured 

To defend Raqa, Islamic State has deployed barrage of car bombs, suicide bombers, weaponised drones, snipers & mines 


Temple Mount crisis ‘coming to an end,’ says Liberman 

Violence erupts in Jaffa at funeral for suspect killed by police 

Liberman slams Likud MKs for outburst against Shin Bet over Temple Mount security 

Eastern Libya air force jet shot down by missile over Derna 

Hundreds protest outside of AG's home in Petah Tikva, Israel 

Yemeni rebels say targeted UAE ship of Saudi-led coalition 

Jordan’s king says Amman preventing ‘Judaization’ of holy sites in Jerusalem 

To defend Raqa, Islamic State has deployed barrage of car bombs, suicide bombers, weaponised drones, snipers & mines 


US hits Iran with more sanctions in response to space launch 

US Treasury slaps sanctions on Iranian companies after satellite launch 

IDF: Hundreds of Palestinians participated in riots in West Bank today, 4 were arrested 

Arab states to meet in Bahrain on Saturday to discuss Qatar 

Likud Minister Pushes Resolution Barring Palestinian State…FOREVER! 

Amid heavy Jordanian pressure, Israel announces probe into Amman embassy attack 

Iran denies rocket test violates U.N. resolution 

Iranians stage anti-Israel protest in Tehran 

'Al-Aqsa agreement betrays Allah' 

A missile fired by Yemeni rebels is shot down close to Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Arab military coalition says 

With Hajj weeks away, Yemeni rebels fire missile near Mecca 


Nearly 100 injured in Jerusalem clashes, Palestinian medics say 

Live blog: Arab League chief warns Israel risking ‘religious war’ at Temple Mount 

Jordan: Israeli embassy won't reopen unless security guard is put on trial 

IDF deploys six more battalions to deal with possible unrest in Judea, Samaria 

Netanyahu calls for Halamish terrorist to be executed 

Turkey opposition stages sit-in to protest changes to parliamentary procedure 

Palestinians riot on Temple Mount, stone Jews praying at Western Wall 

Israeli police and Palestinians clash at a Jerusalem holy site as Muslim worshippers enter compound 

In bitter tirade, Jordan king slams Netanyahu’s ‘political showmanship’ 

Thousands rush to pray at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa mosque amid tension 

Clashes erupt at Temple Mount as Muslim worshipers return to site 

Jordan’s king calls on Israel to put on trial guard who shot dead two Jordanians 

Palestinian worshippers stream into the Haram al-Sharif compound as they end two-week boycott of the Jerusalem site 

Muslim leaders call off Temple Mount morning prayers despite Israeli removal of security measures 

Jordan king calls Abbas to urge calm amid mounting Jerusalem tensions 

Waqf renews demand to cancel new security arrangements 

Turkish president: Removal of metal detectors not enough 

Knesset advances bill tomake it harder to withdraw from East Jerusalem


Mobilizing militia, Abbas orders mass protests Friday over Temple Mount 

Waqf presents police list of demands to end protests 

King of Jordan continues contacts with PA to resolve Temple Mount crisis 

PA joins Hamas in calling for Temple Mount 'day of rage'

Mobilizing militia, Abbas orders mass protests Friday over Temple Mount 

Hebron Jews Retake Beit Hamchpela in Response to Shabbat Massacre in Samaria 

Knesset advances bill to make it harder to withdraw from East Jerusalem 

Turkish president: Removal of metal detectors not enough 

Waqf renews demand to cancel new security arrangements 

The Temple Mount crisis — far from over, it’s really just beginning 

Bennett accuses Arab MKs of siding against Israel on Temple Mount crisis 

Russian military police deploy close to Israel's Golan to monitor safe zones  

Bennett slams handling of Temple Mount crisis, backs Netanyahu 

Hamas declares Temple Mount ‘victory,’ calls new ‘day of rage’ 

Turkey’s Erdogan says Israel damaging Jerusalem’s ‘Islamic character’ 

At the Temple Mount, it’s not about metal detectors, it’s about sovereignty 

Libyan forces step up patrols to stop Islamic State regrouping 

Iran’s President Says Country Will ‘Take Action’ If US Sanctions Pass 

Hamas, Fatah call for mass protests, ‘rage’ on Friday

Trump won't let Assad get away with 'horrible' crimes 

Trump: Hezbollah a thret to Lebanon and entire Middle East 


PA President: 'Won't renew relations with Israel until restoration of previous security arrangements on Temple Mount 

Abbas: Security coordination with Israel to remain frozen 

Netanyahu says Iran filling the void left by IS in Golan 

US envoy to the UN hopes ‘wisdom will prevail’ at Temple Mount 

Muslims maintain Temple Mount boycott after detectors removed 

Israel to Replace Metal Detectors in Jerusalem With Smart Surveillance 

Police deny rumors of planned X-ray cameras on Temple Mount 

Mourners chant ‘death to Israel’ at funeral for Jordanian embassy stabber 

Israel removes Jerusalem metal detectors, Palestinians reject new measures 

Jordan wants pre-crisis status at holy site 

Israel Hit With Rocket Fire From Gaza Amid Temple Mount Tension 

Israel removes metal detectors from Temple Mount 

Israel-Jordan crisis over, diplomats leave embassy 


Netanyahu and Jordan’s King Abdullah talk as crisis eases 

UN warns of escalation if no Jerusalem mosque solution by Friday

PMO denies Jordan demanded removal of metal detectors to allow Israeli guard to leave 

Israel, Jordan said close to resolving crises over embassy deaths, Temple Mount 

Security Minister: We’re Not Backing Down on Temple Mount Checkpoints 

Jordan's Foreign Minister: Remove the metal detectors 

Police looking at new hi-tech security measures for Temple Mount 

Lebanon's Hezbollah says Syria border assault 'nearing end' 

Calls For Death Penalty After Shabbat Massacre in Samaria 

Trump’s envoy arrives to try help calm Temple Mount tensions 

Envoy says dispute with Jordan will be over ‘shortly’ 

Hezbollah says battle with Nusra Front almost won at Syria-Lebanon border 

Israel cites self-defense in Amman embassy shooting 

Turkey says Israel violating human rights at al-Aqsa mosque 

Trump Envoy Greenblatt Heads to Israel in US Effort to Calm Mid-East Tensions 

Israel sends more troops to West Bank after stabbing, unrest 

Israel installs new security cameras at Temple Mt 



Halamish residents fume at failure to install CCTV cameras

Abbas confirms he halted security coordination, warns Israelis will ‘lose’

Iran Cracks Down on Christian Converts, Sentences Believers to 10-Years in Prison 

WATCH: Jews in Turkey under attack over Temple Mount crisis

Live blog: Security failures may have enabled Friday’s deadly terror attack - report 

Palestinians report clashes, wounded near Jerusalem 

Settlements woefully undefended, says Samaria Council leader 

Syrian warplanes strike near Damascus despite ceasefire: Syrian Observatory 

Abbas: Israel most to lose in termination of security ties

UN Security Council to meet Monday on Jerusalem violence -diplomats 

Iran and Iraq sign accord to boost military cooperation 

Palestinians: We reject any alternative Temple Mt security devices 

25 Hamas operatives, including senior figures, arrested in West Bank 

Entry of Palestinian workers into West Bank communities restricted, following terror attack 

IDF: The rocket fired from Gaza exploded in an open field 

Israel looking for alternatives to metal detectors at Temple Mount 

Arab League says Israel ‘playing with fire’ at Temple Mount 

Erdogan on the Temple Mount crisis: 'The Muslim world cannot remain silent'

Erdogan says prolonging Gulf crisis 'not in anyone's interest' 


More Palestinians-Israeli police clashes in and outside Jerusalem 

Egypt opens military base says largest in region 

Heavy clashes again erupt outside Temple Mount 

Israel said set to replace Temple Mount metal detectors with fenced access paths 

Iran announces new missile production line

Three Israelis stabbed to death in terror attack at Halamish 

Egypt calls for halt to violence in Jerusalem 

Palestinian Leader ABBAS "Suspends ALL Official Contacts with ISRAEL" 

This is a war for sovereign control of Temple Mt 

Palestinians clash with soldiers near Halamish stabber’s village 

Police clashes with rioters in several locations in east Jerusalem 

Protests across Muslim world condemn Israel over al-Aksa measures 

The IDF set for long period of unrest, also attack from Gaza 

Turkish President Erdogan condemns Israel's 'excessive' force in clashes over sensitive Jerusalem holy site 

Syrian army declares cessation of hostilities east of capital  

Security forces in Mosul take the law into their own hands with extra-judicial killings

Eastern commander’s forces battle resistance in Libya’s Benghazi 

Hezbollah and Syrian army advance in Syria-Lebanon border offensive: reports 

Abbas announces immediate halt to ‘all contacts’ with Israel 


Iranian troops clash with 'terrorists' on border with Iraq 

Palestinians report three killed in violent clashes with Jerusalem police 

Islamic Movement official: Israel ‘using chemicals’ to corrode Al-Aqsa Mosque 

US State Department Blames Israel’s “Settlements” for Palestinian Terrorism 

Arab MK: ‘Arab world will rise up’ if Israel doesn’t remove Temple Mt. metal detectors 

Thousands protest against Israel in Amman, Istanbul, Beirut 

Hezbollah confirms its fighters have begun operation against militants on both sides of border with Syria

Thousands of Palestinians rioting in West Bank 

Palestinian critically injured in At-Tur riots in east Jerusalem 

Abbas asks US to intervene in Temple Mount crisis 

Temple Mount Crisis Intensifies as Palestinian Killed, 190 Wounded’ in East Jerusalem 

Erdogan says Turkey will try to solve problems between Gulf states 

Israel Braces for Calls to Storm Temple Mount Friday

Riots erupt yet again on Temple Mount ahead of Friday's mass prayer 

Metal detectors will stay on Temple Mount, says Israeli cabinet 

Yemeni rebels vow to fight against Israel

Libya's eastern forces deny reports of summary executions 


Turkey Discloses Locations of 10 US Military Outposts in Syria to ISIS 

The US And Russia Need A Middleman. Enter Bibi Netanyahu 

Libya's eastern forces deny reports of summary executions 

Israel expects Turkey to condemn Temple Mount attack, Rivlin tells Erdogan 

Turkey urges Israel to remove Temple Mount metal detectors 

Israel faces mounting Palestinian anger over holy site metal detectors 

Syria rebels blindsided by U.S. move, say jihadists to benefit 

Kuwait shuts Iran cultural mission, expels some diplomats 

Amid temple Mount tumult, the who, what and why of its Waqf rulers 

Russia calls new US sanctions against Iran unfounded 

Hamas calls for mass protests over Temple Mount metal detectors 

Kuwait orders Iran envoy to leave within 48 days

UN Mideast envoy calls for de-escalation of Temple Mount tensions 

Trump ends covert CIA program to arm anti-Assad rebels 


Israel prepares for Muslim 'day of rage' over Temple Mount crisis

Netanyahu denounces EU's political demands on Israel as "absolutely crazy", in leaked remarks from Hungary 

Churches in Egypt are on lock down as ISIS makes more threats

Palestinians rioting at three locations in the Jerusalem area, three arrested 

Iran still top state terror sponsor; global attacks down 

Temple Mount metal detectors to stay up for now, PM says 

Israel in talks with Jordan to resolve Temple Mount crisis 

Abbas cutting short China visit over Temple Mount tensions 

Temple Mount tensions spark fourth day of clashes 

Police Close Temple Mount to Jewish Visitors Over Prayers  

Amid protests, Israel weighs removing Temple Mount metal detectors 

Bomb, gun attack on Egyptian police in Sinai. At least 9 dead 

Muslim protesters slam Temple Mount metal detectors as Israeli ‘provocation’ 

Arab nations boycotting Qatar dropped list of 13 demands, now want Qatar to accept six broad principles 

Netanyahu: We struck Iranian targets in Syria, arms shipments for Hizballah 


Analysis: ISIS in the Sinai eyeing Israel

Iran condemns ‘worthless’ US sanctions, responds with its own 

President Xi reaffirms China's support of two-state solution, with an independent, fully sovereign Palestinian state 

Russian troops for Quneitra in defiance of Israel 

China says it will host Israeli-Palestinian ‘peace symposium’ 

US slaps fresh sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missile program 

Israel’s Netanyahu tells Macron of doubts about U.S. peace push 

US, Russia tout Israel's security needs amid concerns of Iran in Syria 

Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians 

‘Apocalypse Between Islam and Judaism’ on Temple Mount 

Fatah calls for ‘Day of Rage’ amid new Temple Mount security in wake of attack 


Rioting Palestinians clash with police outside Temple Mt. Gate 

Protests in Jerusalem’s Old City amid Temple Mount unrest 

Muslims avoid Temple Mount over Israeli security measures 

Israel totally opposed to Syrian ceasefire plan, Netanyahu in Paris 

Turkish government extends state of emergency rule for another 3 months 

Macron Calls for Two States With Jerusalem as Shared Capital 

Democrats and the EU were determined to force Israel into a supposed peace deal that would create yet another terror state on Israel's borders. Trump has ruled that out.

Militants kill 5 police in complex attack in Egypt's Sinai 

Turkey Begins Bombing US-Backed YPG Positions In Syria | Zero Hedge 

Islamic State leader Baghdadi almost certainly alive – Kurdish security 

After getting boot from Qatar, Hamas looks to Algeria – report 

Turkey: Erdogan's Obsession to Take Jerusalem

Israel to reopen Temple Mount following attack, tread carefully amid heightened tensions 

Amid tensions, scuffles break out at Temple Mount entrance 

Churches in Egypt Shut Down Summer Activities Amid Heightened Attacks Against Christians 


The White House condemns the recent attack in Israel in a new statement

Rival groups clash in Syria's rebel-packed Idlib 

Security forces continue searching Temple Mount for weapons 

Russian air force strikes ISIS in eastern Syria 

Hamas calls for more violence after Temple Mount attack

UN envoy: No signs Syrian gov has given ground 

Arab League accuses Israel of 'continuing to harm Al-Aqsa'

Arab League scolds Israel for Temple Mt. closure, failing to mention attack 

Israeli ambassador returns to Cairo under heavy guard 

Latest Syria talks wrap up: 'No breakthrough, no breakdown' 


Turkey dismisses thousands more police, ministry staff, academics 

Temple Mount to be reopened Sunday

Gunmen kill five Egyptian police south of Cairo 

Two Israeli police and three gunmen killed in shootout at Temple Mount  

Egyptian authorities warned churches of potential attack, pray for safety

Three Terrorists Open Fire Near Temple Mount, Killing Two Officers 


Netanyahu: Anyone who raises a hand against us faces a powerful response 

Quartet for Mideast peace meets for first time since Trump’s election 

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson leaves Gulf with no end in sight to Qatar Crisis 

Qatari ships barred from ports along Suez Canal 

Israel, Palestinians reach landmark water deal for West Bank, Gaza 

US, Israel, Jordan & Palestinians agree on ambitious water pipeline project 


Netanyahu meets with Trump envoy amid reported US peace push


ISIS may be down in Iraq, but it isn't out. 

Israeli Foreign Ministry: George Soros Behind Groups That Defame Jewish State 

Tillerson, Saudi king make no progress on Qatar 

Syria opposition says government won't negotiate 

ISIS declares new leader, but not all militants are happy. Learn more about infighting in ISIS

Ahead of cabinet debate, Liberman defends plan to expand Palestinian city 

Refugees return to Syria from Lebanon in Hezbollah-mediated deal 

Tillerson meets four counterparts in Jeddah, seeking to end Qatar crisis 

Battalion commander responsible for Israel-Egyptian border suspended 


Syrian Observatory says it has ‘confirmed information’ that Islamic State chief is dead 

Battalion commander responsible for Israel-Egyptian border suspended 

Egypt says Qatar should be kicked out of anti Islamic State coalition 

Gaza ‘unliveable’ ten years after Hamas seized power: U.N. 

Massive anti-Erdogan rally In Turkey 

Tillerson and Qatari FM sign deal to help combat “terrorism funding” 

Israel turns over 3rd power station to Palestinian Authority


U.N .sees strong chance for Syria deal, but warns on partition risk 

France calls on Israel to reconsider construction plans for settlements in East Jerusalem 

Syrian army & militias attack rebels in southeast desert 

New Syrian-Hizballah offensive defies ceasefire 

ISIS falls in Mosul, but now Iraq struggles to maintain unity. 

Arson suspected as fire breaks out at IDF base for second day 

Iraqi forces plant flag on bank of Tigris River as Prime Minister al-Abadi declares victory over ISIS in Mosul 

ISIS claims Israeli UAV hovers over Sinai

Disaster would ensue if Christians disappeared from the Middle East. 

As culmination of month-long march, thousands join mass rally called by the leader of Turkey's main opposition party 

Op-ed: Israel a key player in Syria ceasefire deal

Egyptian president tells Abbas he supports 2-state solution in 1967 borders 

Syrian opposition's HNC welcomes deescalation zone hopes for extension 

Germany starts military withdrawal from Turkish Incirlik Airbase

Italian prime minister says Mosul liberation final defeat of Daesh terrorists

Report sheds light on Iranian missile factories being built in Lebanon

Iran sets up underground rocket factories in Lebanon- report

Israel not bound by US-Russian ceasefire deal in Syria: Libermann

For Israel, the Good News and the Bad News About the Syrian Cease-fire


Why Putin-Trump meeting at G20 is a breakthrough in the Syrian conflict

Ankara to prevent establishment of Kurdish state in southern Turkey - Erdogan

Erdogan says expectations from Russian-Turkish joint efforts in Syria high 

Turkey will not tolerate Kurdish state & terror havens on it's border - Ergodan


Erdogan says Turkey will respond to any threats on its border 

ISIS continues to be a dangerous threat to Christians in Egypt

U.N. deputy Syria envoy hopeful for southwest ceasefire deal 

Egyptian police kill 14 gunmen said linked recent to Northern Sinai attacks 

White House introduces new strategy on Syria widening cooperation with Russia

Report: Israel & Hamas close to prisoners exchange deal

Tillerson: Russia must ensure Syria does not 'Illegitimately' retake its territory


Qatar says Arab quartet accusations are false 

At least 23 Egyptian soldiers killed in Sinai car bomb attacks 

U.S., Russia prepared to announce ceasefire in southwest Syria: AP 

Netanyahu cuts $1 million from UN funds, transfers them to Hebron heritage projects 

Israel outraged over UNESCO ruling Hebron Shrine “Palestinian heritage site”

Hamas condemns the attack on the Egyptian army in Sinai 

Mattis, Qatari counterpart discuss importance of de-escalating Gulf tensions

Four arab states to take political economic and legal measures against Qatar

Turkey's military actions in Syria violate Int'l law - Syrian foreign Ministry

US exploring options to establish joint mechanism with Russia on Syria

Construction Under Temple Mount Preparing for Third Temple

IDF Keeping a Close Eye on Iran's Weapons Factory in Lebanon

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World


The war in Yemen has created a perfect storm for the spread of cholera.

Pastor miraculosly survives bomb attack, dedicates his life to preach to new converts in Baghdad. 

MAP: Detailed map of the battle for Raqqa  

Amnesty says Turkey director, activists arrested in Istanbul 

Syria says it extends ceasefire in southern Syria till Saturday

Iraqi forces battle the last IS fighters in Mosul's Old City -- the UN says 20,000 civilians are in "extreme danger" 

Is Iran Suffering Divine Retribution Through Soaring Heat Wave? 

Islamic State makes desperate stand in Mosul, commanders say 

US open to working with Russia to establish no-fly zones in Syria

Israel Blasts UNESCO for Latest Resolution Declaring Jerusalem “Occupied”

Abbas: “I’d Quit My Job Before Stopping Terrorists’ Pay”

Improving ties between Egypt and Hamas unsettle Palestinian politics

Arab statgholdes slam Qatari response to demands

Islamic state under pressure as it loses last Aleppo stronghold

Reduction of Iranian influence just as important as defeating ISIS: IDF Chief

Nearly 40 suspected ISIS members arrested in Turkey

Naming Bin Salman Saudi heir impacts US, Israel


Hamas' new top leader delivers first speech in Gaza City, calls on Abbas to terminate cooperation with Israel 

State of Emergency in Egypt extended through September. 

Saudi Arabia says Qatar boycott to remain in place 

Abbas says ready to sign peace deal, waiting for Israeli response

Hamas says Egypt ready to help Gaza 

Turkey Warns It's Ready For Military Intervention In Syria, Accuses US Of Creating A "Terrorist Army"

Netanyahu reneges on Beit El settlement expansion project 

Qatar shows mettle, offers compromise as Gulf states prepare meeting 

Fierce fighting as East Libyan forces close in on last Benghazi holdout 

PA slams US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley as ‘ambassador from Israel’ 

Security restrictions to impact flights to and from Israel 

Police catch six Palestinian men entering Jerusalem with knives, firebombs 

US strengthens presence in northern Syria

Arab states' demands are impossible to meet, says Qatar as new deadline looms 

Saudi Arabia to meet with allies after Qatar rejects ultimatum as unrealistic

UNESCO panel okays softened text blasting Israel over Jerusalem activity

Miracle at Rachel's Tomb After Firebomb Attack Leaves No Casualties or Injuries


Police catch six Palestinian men entering Jerusalem with knives, firebombs 

Security restrictions to impact flights to and from Israel 

Iraqi commander says IS in ‘fight to the death’ in Mosul 

PA slams US envoy to the UN Nikki Haley as ‘ambassador from Israel’ 

Seymour Hersh: US Lied about syrian chemical attack then bombed them anyway

Aboard US aircraft carrier Netanyahu haisl symbol of freedom and victory

Nikki Haley urges UNESCO against wasted focus on Hebron vote

US warship in Mediterranean wary of tensions with Syria's allies

Latest Developments in Saudi Arabia Chart a Course for Israeli Ties With Arab World


Turkish Christians are facing increasing persecution at the hand of the nation's Islamist president

Saudi Grants Qatar 2-Day Ultimatum Extension As Saudi King Unexpectedly Skips G-20 Summit | Zero Hedge 

Trump says ‘interesting things are happening’ on Mideast peace 

Syria says chemical inspectors refused to visit key sites 

UN Secretary-General to visit Israel and the Palestinian Authority next month 

Palestinian cleric at Al-Aqsa calls on Allah to help us ‘slaughter Americans, Europeans’ 

Syria declares truce before Trump-Putin talks 

Trump and Putin urge diplomacy in talks to Gulf leaders 

Qatar foreign minister arrives in Kuwait to respond to Arab states demands

Trump calls Gulf leaders to urge unity as Qatar deadline extended


Syrian govt blasts OPCW report, denies latest rebel gas attack claims

IDF targets Syrian army position over errant projectile in fifth such exchange over week.

Russia - Turkey S400 deal to take on Western policy of Chaos in Middle east

US Claims about chemical attack in Syria sign of new escalation

Netanyahu vetoes bill to make dividing Jerusalem impossible

Zakharova: White House afraid there could be leaks about planned provocation in Syria 


Rabbi Believes Arch of Ba’al Is New World Order’s Model for “Temple of Darkness” in Jerusalem 

US aircraft carrier the USS H.W. Bush anchors opposite Haifa, Israel

Putin tells Qatar's emir diplomacy important to end Arab dispute 

Syria government airstrikes spill over into Jordan 

Washington, Tel-Aviv, Riyadh Colluding to Escalate Conflict in Syria and Beyond 

US-backed forces launch a renewed attack on Islamic State jihadists inside their Syria bastion of Raqa 

Syrian Kurds plan to liberate northern part of Syria from Turkish invasion

UNSC unlikely to condemn US Syria strikes under China's presidency 

After UN hosts 2 day anti-Israel event, Israeli envoy says it colludes with terror supporters

Israeli forces enter Jenin to remove monument to terrorist


Army says five suicide bombers attacked Lebanese troops during raids on two Syrian refugee camps

Islamic State under pressure as it loses last Aleppo stronghold

UN sends envoy in effort to bridge gap between Hamas and PA over power crisis

Islamic State counter attack causes fierce clashes in Syria’s Raqqa 

Tension flares up between IDF and UN in Lebanon 

Without support Christians will cease to exist in the Golan Heights.

US Backed Syrian forces warn of open conflict with Turkish forces

NATO's main focus in Iraq to build capacity to train Iraqi forc

Heavy fighting continues in Mosul's old city after mosque are liberated

Why Turkey and US could end up as adversaries in case of gulf conflict

Saudis won't resort to intervention in Qatar in fear of NATO response

New Saudi Royal Appointment Appears to Correspond with Prophecy 


Iraq declares end of caliphate after capture of Mosul mosque 

Danon slams PA for legitimizing terror groups at UN event 

Other fronts opening up that have far more to do with Iran than with ISIS

UN condemns fighting in buffer zone between Syria and Israel 

Contrary to Iraqi PM's announcement, end of ISIS 'caliphate' is still far off 

Saudi Arabia’s March Towards Civil War | Zero Hedge 

US prevented imminent Syrian chemical weapon attack: Mattis 

Russia accuses US of plotting chemical weapons 'provocation' 

New Intel: Moscow reveals where new provocations could take place in Syria

US Provocative claims about chemical attack in Syria directed against Russia

Spitting mad: Saudi Arabia deports 15000 Qatar camels

Turkish troops detain over 850 suspected PKK members within week

Iraqi forces liberate two Mosul old city districts from terrorists

New Turkish military operation in Syria possible.


Russia carries out airstrike near Israeli border: reports 

Israel forces hit Syria army after new stray fire 

Moscow warns Washington against ‘incendiary, provocative action’ in Syria  

Mortar shell falls in Golan Heights, IDF retaliates

Revived U.S. travel ban sows confusion, anger in Middle East 

Erdogan Seizes 50 Syriac Churches and Monasteries, Declares Them State Property 

Hamas creating buffer zone with Egypt to improve ties 

ISIS expands through Egypt to attack Coptic Christian churches. Read More: 

Syrian Rebels: We Want Peace With Israel, Real Enemy Is Iran 

Pentagon chief says Assad took Trump’s chemical warning ‘seriously’ 

Iraqi military says it has retaken two more neighborhoods from ISIS in Mosul's Old City 

At Ariel University, Netanyahu vows West Bank city will remain Israeli 


Kremlin spokesman Peskov says Russia 'not aware' about chemical weapons threat, US warning is unacceptable 

Syrian opposition leader: ‘The enemy is Iran, not Israel'

Macron agrees to work with Trump against a new Assad chemical attack 

Saudi Foreign Minister says there would be no negotiations over list of Qatar demands 

Trump Warns Assad Will ‘Pay Heavy Price’ If He’s Plotting Chemical Weapons Attack in Syria 

Yemen Now Facing ‘Worst Cholera Outbreak In The World 

Israel Strikes Hamas Targets Following Gaza Rocket Attack 

Israel Faces Down UNESCO in Double-Pronged Battle Over Jerusalem, Hebron 

Infrastructure to Bring Millions of Pilgrims to Temple Mount is Quietly Being Constructed 

US threatens Syria says Assad is planning chemical weapons attack

Golan battles bring Hizballah near Israeli border

Syria warns Israel of grave consequences for continuing reprisals

First Russian base for SE Syria - near US garrison


Top Russian and US diplomats discuss cease-fire for Syria 

Mosul battle to end in days as troops advance in Old City: Iraqi general 

Trump pressure on settlements disappoints 

Fuming opposition looks to fell government over Western Wall reversal 

Egyptian police stop attack on Christian church. Learn more: 

Israel targets Syrian artillery positions & ammunitions truck in 2nd incident in 2 days

Qatar siege intimidation & sanctions unacceptable for Iran

Ergogan backs Qatar in diplomatic rift, says Gulf states demands violate international law

Iran’s Bizarro Jerusalem Day Celebrations Begin by Declaring Death to Israel


Liberman: Shelving Western Wall plan a ‘severe blow’ to Jewish unity


Israel attacks Syrian posts after cross-border fire from Syria


Turkish police disperse Gay Pride march, fire rubber bullets



Egypt, Iran capture ISIS terrorists in time to foil attacks 

UAE: Arab states don’t seek ‘regime change’ in Qatar 

Israeli warplanes target 2 Syrian tanks over spillover cross-border fire 

Israel launches air raid on Syria in return for projectile fire: army 

At least 2 Syrian soldiers killed in Israel's strike in Golan Heights 

Syria says Israel strike kills civilians 

UN: More than 200,000 suspected cholera cases in Yemen 

Egyptian president ratifies treaty to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia in deal that sparked protests 

Iran arrests ISIS-linked group planning attacks - state TV 

Palestinians say ending terrorist stipends not a precondition to talks

Former Israeli generals against US bill slashing funds to PA

Danon says UN turning blind eye to Hezbollah

Rabbi Yehuda Glick as well as the Sanhedrian going to Turkey to visit the Mahdi to have him agree to build 3rd temple.

Israel’s Slow Creep Into the Syrian Civil War


State media says Saudi security forces foiled a planned attack on the Grand Mosque in Mecca
Hezbollah head: ‘Thousands’ of Muslim fighters will respond if Israel attacks 

UN force on Lebanon-Israel borders has seen no violations 

A Turkish base in Qatar was revealed by Arab states’ 13 demands 

VIDEO: ISIS releases footage of destroyed al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul. Claims it was destroyed by US 

UAE warns Qatar to accept its list of demands, including shutting down news agency Al-Jazeera, or face 'divorce' 

ISIS Is Killing Children To Force Families To Stay In Mosul 

Arab States Issue 13-Point Ultimatum To Qatar: Cut Ties With Iran, Close Al-Jazeera, Shutter Turkish Base 

Everything You're Not Being Told About The US War Against ISIS In Syria | Zero Hedge 

Russia Shoots Down US Drones Near Syria (UNCONFIRMED yet at this posting)


YEMEN: AP investigation reports hundreds have disappeared into secret prisons operated by UAE, Yemeni forces

Trump’s son-in-law launches Middle East peace effort 

Turkey sends Qatar food & soldiers, discusses Gulf tensions with Saudi 

Egypt to extend state of emergency for three months 

Israel turns to UN after NGO found disguising Hezbollah outposts 

Liberman: Abbas trying to draw Hamas into war with Israel 

Israel's Air Force chief boasts of ‘unimaginable’ power in future Lebanon war 

New Saudi prince ready for compromise on Syria and 

Top NATO official: Russia and US should resume work on flight incident 

Syria: Personal stories from the frontlines

Israel has unimaginable power to strike Hezbollah

US Plot for future Syria

Americans keep low profile in Syria

US Misslile attack in Syria: Goal of US Foreign Policy is to prolong war

Kushner Returns to U.S. After Discussing Israeli-Palestinian Peace With Netanyahu, Abbas

Saudi Arabia's New Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Is Good News for Israel and U.S.


Tillerson plan may be double-edged sword

US coalition still owes explanation over downing of Syrian plane

Israeli minister threatens to destroy Syrian air defences

Netanyahu to Putin: airstrikes in Syria will continue 

Russia summoned Israeli ambassador over airstrikes near Palmyra

Saudi  King appoints son Mohammad Bin Salman as new Crown Prince

Saudi King appoints son as successor in major royal shakeup

Greenblat visits Western Wall, home of slain cop

IDF Chief says Iranian missles overhyped, but sent a message 

Israel and Jordan Grow Closer as Iranian Foothold in Southern Syria Grows Stronger

Trump Administration Pressuring Israel to Move Ahead With Peace Deal, Senior Israeli Minister Says

Three Great Faiths of Our Forefather Abraham Must Come Together to Make World Better Place"

Haley: Time is' enough is enough' to Hamas 

Egyptian court rules against island transfer to Saudi Arabia

ISIS blows up mosque where it declared 'caliphate'

Trump, new Saudi crown prince vow to ease tension with Qatar 

Saudi Arabia and its allies have drawn up a list of demands to be presented to Qatar, the United States says 

Iran’s Khamenei ordered missile strikes on Islamic State targets in Syria: Guards 

Netanyahu, Kushner agree: Mideast peace will ‘take time’ 

German parliament backs plans to withdraw troops from Turkey 


Jared Kushner going to Israel to start peace process

Tillerson draws up program for dealing with Russia — media

Rights activist labels US a rogue state

State senator calls US base a violation of international law

In Iranain strike on ISIS the missile is the message

Syrian Rebels Praise "Heroic" Israel for Support in Golan Fighting

Iranian Terrorists Vow to ‘Liberate’ Golan Heights From Israel

IDF activity increases as Ramadan winds down.

Russia not joking around - US reshuffles forces

Egypt army says 12 militants killed in North Sinai 

Islamic States chief cleric killed in Syria air strike 

UN: Israel did not comply with UN call to stop settlements 

Democrat Congresswoman Returns From Syria with Proof Obama Funded ISIS, Exposes It LIVE on CNN! 

Turning Gaza’s lights back on, Abbas’s rival Dahlan makes a deal with Egypt to ship in fuel

Israel’s top soldier: Hizballah menaces us from 200 S. Lebanon villages 

Live blog: Eisenkot says Hamas does not want another war in Gaza 

Hamas calls for ‘day of rage’ Friday over ‘holy sites,’ Gaza siege 


Iran’s leader warns Iraq not to weaken Shi’ite militias 


US shoots down Syrian aircraft for first time

Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria


Iraq captures border crossing to Syria from ISIS


Israel, Greece, Cyprus Plan Massive Underwater Gas Pipeline


Russia Warns US-ISIS, Again


German jets to start leaving Incirlik base in Turkey for Jordan in July – defense minister


Fatah slams Israel for killing 3 Palestinians carrying out fatal attack

SAUDI ARABIA: Saudi navy captures members of Iranian elite force on intercepted boat 

PM rejects report Israel gives financial aid to Syrian rebels 

Jared Kushner will visit Israel & Palestinian Authority this week. White House: Peace deal "top priority" for Trump 

Russian warning: US planes in W. Syria are targets 

Saudi Arabia says it captured three Iranian Revolutionary Guards aboard explosive-laden boat in Gulf 

Israel reduces power supply to Hamas-ruled Gaza

Pentagon Responds: "US Pilots Will Defend Themselves If Attacked By Russians" | Zero Hedge 

White House Officials Push for Widening War in Syria Over Pentagon Objections 

Iran fires missiles into Syria "in retaliation" for the June 7 attacks on Tehran claimed by Islamic State 

Chuck Schumer Teams with Ted Cruz to Demand Moving Israel Embassy to Jerusalem


Syrian army declares city ceasefire as Russia, U.N. plan July peace talks 

Tehran says Saudi coastguard killed Iranian fisherman 

Syria army declares 48-hour truce in southern city 

Defense Minister Lieberman: 'Fatah statement proves there is no peace partner on the Palestinian side.' 

Netanyahu demands PA condemn deadly Jerusalem attack 

Abbas’s Fatah slams Israel for killing 3 Palestinians carrying out fatal attack 
https://t.co/Fsqww8iQaA via @timesofisrael

Russia has proposed July 4 as the start of a two-day round of Syria peace talks in Kazakhstan's capital Astana. 

IDF arrives at terrorists' village, begins preparing to demolish their homes

Syrian army declares 48-hour ceasefire in Deraa 

Iraq VP accuses Qatar of having tried to split his country 

Israeli military tries to distance Jerusalem attack from ISIS 

Iraqi and tribal troops capture Iraqi-Syrian crossing from ISIS 

Israel and Saudi Arabia reportedly discuss establishing economic ties


Border policewoman critically wounded in Jerusalem terror attack; 3 terrorists neutralized

Israeli Border Police guard wounded after stabbing attack in Jerusalem; three assailants shot and killed 

Islamic State claims fatal stabbing of Israeli policewoman Hadas Malka 

ISIS claims responsibility for Jerusalem attack 


WATCH: Israel Set to Meet With Egypt, E.U. Over Gaza Power Crisis

Lieberman blames Hamas for Gaza electricity crisis

Spirits high among Kurds in Syria as coalition battles for Raqqa 

PROPHECY WATCH: Convergence Of Signs Preparing The Way For “Third Temple” 

Will Trump make a peace breakthrough in 2018? 

Massive Revival in Syria Keeps Getting Stronger 


Israeli and international groups warn of looming Gaza disaster 

Looming Global Famine Will Bring World Closer to Israel in End-of-Days 

Hamas could easily solve Gaza’s electricity crisis, but prefers to finance tunnels and rockets 

Israel announces plan to double the size of Qalqilya, a Palestinian City, angering settler leaders 


US: Palestinians will stop paying families of terrorists

Trump to resume precision munitions deliveries to Saudis: officials 

Saudi Arabia insists that its neighbour Qatar is not under blockade as a Gulf diplomatic dispute escalates 

Qatari currency hits 19-year low as diplomatic crisis deepens 

US envoy to Qatar to step down amid Gulf crisis 

Iraqi armed forces announce progress in Mosul campaign, say district north of old… 


Op-ed: The Palestinian leadership cannot say it wants peace with Israel while supporting the return of refugees

Iranian Navy dispatches flotilla on mission to Oman amid Gulf tensions 

Iran's Khamenei blames US for regional instability, creation of ISIS 

Israel approves largest West Bank settlement construction in 25 years 

Death toll in the first 14 days of Ramadan has reached a grim milestone 

Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar 

Saudi Arabia becomes pro-Kurdish after Turkey sides with Qatar 

Live blog: Qatar welcomes efforts to end Gulf standoff, but defiant on its foreign policy 

Israel reduces power supply to Gaza, as Abbas pressures Hamas 

Hamas warns cutting electricity to Gaza would be 'catastrophic'

Israel will reduce electricity supplies to the Gaza Strip after funding cuts by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas 


How an Iranian general duped US command in Syria


US Arrests 2 Men Scouting New York Terror Locations for Hezbollah

Is a "Friend of Hamas" Set to Be Next Prime Minister of England? (Hope note...no different than the mayor of London)

Liberman: Settlement building at highest level since 1992



Secret Documents Reveal A Grand Conspiracy Behind Qatar And Turkey For A Muslim Brotherhood Takeover 
https://t.co/FCXCdORsZ8 via @walidshoebat

SYRIA: Russian FM Lavrov calls for 'specific measures' to prevent further US airstrikes against pro-Assad force

SYRIA: US-backed SDF advances into opposite sides of ISIS-held Raqqa 

Christians in Iraq want to abolish Islam as official state religion. 

Russia says tells US not to strike Syrian pro-government forces again  

US-backed Syrian fighters broke into western part of IS stronghold Raqa, opening up second front in the city 

Lebanon uncovers ISIS network plotting Beirut airport attack 

Iraqi forces repel Islamic State offensive south of Mosul 



Erdogan: "I have never witnessed any Qatari support for terror, Turkey will not leave Qatar alone"

US: Israel’s plans for new settlement homes won’t ‘help advance’ peace 

Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar 

UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza 

Earlier today, Secretary Tillerson spoke to the press about the Middle East, Qatar.

SYRIA: Pentagon earlier Friday referred to Russia as being "very helpful" in calming situation in southern Syria

Tillerson Tells Arab States To Lift Qatar Blockade: "It's Hindering The Campaign Against ISIS" | Zero Hedge 

Lebanon's security forces arrest Islamic State-linked cell - statement 

Jerusalem Dateline: 6/9/17 Israel Sees ‘Beginning of New Era’ with Haley at UN: 

U.S. aims to trim its U.N. peacekeeping bill after Trump’s calls to slash 

Russia’s food shipments to Qatar are a soft power masterstroke 


Israel angry Turkish ambassador hosted Islamist at Iftar

Abbas said ready to drop settlement freeze precondition for talks 

Plans for first new settlement in 25 years approved 

Liberman: We are ‘closer than ever’ to deal with Palestinians 

While Christians flee Syria, Muslims turning to Christ

Qatar Conflict Imperils U.S. Interests: An unvarnished discussion about Qatar’s role in the troubled region

Red Cross calls on Hamas to clarify fate of missing Israelis

Qatar Says "We Will Never Surrender", Welcomes Turkish Troops As Iran Offers Food, Ports | Zero Hedge 


Ambassador Nikki Haley in Jerusalem: "New Day for Israel at the UN" 

Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in September 

Knesset, US Congress celebrate Jerusalem jubilee in joint live broadcast 

Analysis: Why is Hezbollah SG Nasrallah threatening Israel again?

Iran says Saudi Arabia was behind deadly Tehran parliament building attack claimed by ISIS that left 12 people dead 

Trump says Jared Kushner, who owns 666 Fifth Avenue, will bring peace to Middle Eas
https://t.co/GaIBnsF3gi via @CrusaderJournal

Trump offers to host feuding Gulf nations at White House 

What is happening in the Middle East with the construction of the 3rd Temple? 

Speaker Ryan says, ‘United capital of Jerusalem, never to be divided again’ 

Iran's Parliament Attacked, ISIS Terrorists Strike Rival Radical Islamic Regime 

Unidentified attack against ISIS near northeastern Israeli border. Israel?

Learn how Christians and Muslims are bridging differences to rebuild relationships and Iraq

Qatar & the Rising Tensions in the Middle East – On Schedule 


Muslims wonder how Coptic Christians forgive their enemies after attacked

Trump Says Arab Leaders Warned Him Qatar Financed Radicalism 

Senate Unanimously Passes Legislation in Support of Jerusalem Embassy Move 

Jordan scales down ties with Qatar 

IDF Reforms Language of Celebration: Jerusalem ‘Unified’, Not ‘Liberated’ 50 Years Ago 

Gulf States Launch Naval Blockade Of Qatar | Zero Hedge 

"Forget Terrorism": The Real Reason Behind The Qatar Crisis Is Natural Gas | Zero Hedge 

French President Emmanuel Macron called for unity among Gulf states, wants to "encourage calm" 

Israel advances plans for 1,500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now 

Massive Arab Riots in Kafr Qassem, an Arab-Israeli city 

Palestinian official: Israel ‘not ready’ for peace 

Analysis: Jordan’s anti-Israel rhetoric on the rise

Saudi Arabia: Qatar must stop supporting Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood 

UN Secretary-General Flips the Script on Israel 


Ramadan Bombathon 2017 - Day 10 Update: 55 Jihad Attacks - 592 Dead  via https://t.co/8d0LZixetI

Saudi Arabia and UAE - emboldened by President Trump's new approach to region - have seized chance to isolate Qatar 

Hamas leader heads to Egypt for rare talks with officials

Muslims help rebuild Christian church in Iraq after it was destroyed by ISIS 

Netanyahu: Israel to keep security control over West Ban

Palestinian PM to Kahlon: 'You prevented a third intifada'

Panicked Qatar shoppers stock up on essentials such as milk, rice and chicken 

Army of 27,000 Preparing Gaza for War with Israel 

Arab banks halt transactions in Qatari reals in deepening Gulf crisis 

UPDATE Saudi Arabia accused Al-Jazeera of promoting "terrorist groups" and supporting rebels in Yemen 

Amid Gulf crisis, Arab states sever land, sea and air routes to Qatar 

Live blog: Russia hopes Qatar-Gulf rift won’t affect global war on terror 

Arab powers sever Qatar ties, widening rift among US allies

Qatar Just Lost a Lot of Friends over Its Romance with Islamic Terrorism 


PM heads to West African summit seeking support at UN 

Western Wall must be under Jewish sovereignty, says Jibril Rajoub, a senior member of president Mahmud Abbas's Fatah 

IDF says false alarm as rocket sirens wail in Tel Aviv 

Qatar is deporting several Hamas, Muslim Brotherhood activists 

Syria's President Bashar al-Assad says war's "worst is behind us" 

Top PA official: Of course Jews must be sovereign at Western Wall 

Fighters are now within a few kilometres of Raqa, and are expected to launch their final assault soon 

Qatar says six of its soldiers wounded on Saudi-Yemeni border 

US-backed SDF: Battle for IS capital begins 'within days' 

3 gunmen from Syria killed in Jordan border attack 


Settler leaders say government’s construction plans insufficient 

2,000 new Israeli homes in West Bank up for approval

JERUSALEM Police Ready for Tens of Thousands of MUSLIMS to Ascend to TEMPLE MOUNT during Ramadan 

Kurdish rebels claim downing of Turkish military chopper 

Morocco king boycotts Africa summit to avoid Netanyahu 


Netanyahu: Any Peace Deal Must Include Israeli Control of Judea and Samaria 

Putin says he’s ready to sell S-400 anti-aircraft system to Turkey 

Israel said ready to give Palestinians extra control in some West Bank areas 

Israel agrees to expand Palestinian power in parts of WestBank, says PA official 

Trump delays moving embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem 

Trump said "no" for now, but WHITE HOUSE is still offering this promise about moving the US Embassy... 

Palestinians say Trump embassy decision shows his commitment to peace 

White House confirms no embassy move 


Gulf Arab row rattles Trump’s anti-Iran axis 

Five questions on Trump’s potential move of US embassy to Jerusalem 

CBN’s Gordon Robertson Says End Times Prophecy About Israel Is Being Fulfilled 

Turkey says US support for Kurdish YPG not befitting of alliance 

Report: Trump to sign temp. waiver to leave US Embassy in TLV

Trump to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv for now, White House sources say 


Iranian-backed militias reach Iraq-Syria border 

American envoy to UN Haley to travel to Israel next week 

Day before deadline, Trump hasn’t decided whether to sign embassy waiver 

As Yemen faces famine, U.N. works to avert attack on food port 

Turkey Replacing Jordan as the Muslim Custodian of Jerusalem, Temple Mount 

Putin: ‘No proof’ Assad behind chemical weapons assault 

Barghouti says hunger strike has not ended and could resume 

Ex-UN envoy Bolton to JPost: Trump has no chance at ultimate peace deal 

SYRIA: Rebels say the U.S. and its allies are sending more arms to fend off Iran threat: 

Yemen is descending into total collapse as the world watches, says UN aid chief 

US says ‘no formal mechanisms’ yet for Israeli-Palestinian talks 


ANALYSIS: Massive ISIS convoy bombed by Syrian and Russian Air Forces

EXCLUSIVE: Saudis foil Hamas leader’s relocation to Qatar 

The purported Trump-Abbas shouting match never happened 

Evacuation of rebels from Damascus district complete, city governor says 

Iran-backed Iraqi force says takes Islamic State villages near Syria 

Netanyahu cautions, ‘We don’t have a blank check from Trump’ 

Is Chaos in Syria Fulfilling Bible Prophecy? 

05/28/17 No Update


LIBYA: 52 killed as pro and anti-government militias clash in Tripoli 

Israeli Education Minister Warns ‘We will not divide the land with our enemies’ 

Greek, Turkish Cypriots link arms across border for peace 

Israel denies giving in to Palestinian demands in bid to end hunger strike 

Kushner back channel with Russia ‘involved Syria’ 

After UK, Egypt attacks, Libya seen as jihadist haven 

Thousands rally for peace in Tel Aviv amid renewed US efforts 

Egypt says attackers who massacred Coptic Christians had trained in Libya 

Trump: Netanyahu, Abbas vowed to reach for peace — I believe they mean it 

Syrian army, allied militia gain ground against ISIS 

Details of the end of the prisoners' hunger strike emerge

Report: Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states 


Iraqi forces call on civilians to flee Mosul’s Islamic State-held Old City 

Report: Iran Has Built 3rd Underground Missile Factory

Taking Trump’s peace push seriously, Netanyahu said looking to broaden coalition 

Egyptian warplanes bomb targets in Libya after attack on Christians, as al-Sisi asks Trump to head fight against terrorism 

Trump pushes on terror, listens on climate at G-7 

Arab world condemns Egyptian terrorist massacre 'trying to ignite civil war'

Egyptian Christians' Reaction to ISIS: ‘Kill Us, We’re Not Afraid’ 

ISIS calls on followers to wage all-out war on the West during Ramadan 

Coptic Christians Slaughtered in Egypt As Ramadan Begins

Egypt forces hit jihadist camp after attack on Copts — Sissi 

Egyptian jets hit six ISIS bases in E. Libya 

UN body said to bury positive report on Israel under Syrian pressure 


Israel, Vatican in talks for possible papal visit to push peace — report 

Hezbollah says Saudi on path to more bloodshed in Iran struggle 

Trump trip brings "renewed hope that nations of many faiths can unite to defeat terrorism" 

Hezbollah calls Trump ‘most racist president towards Muslims’ 

Turkish Ambassador to Israel trying to coax Israelis in Turkey out and back to Antalya.

Golan Heights Critical to Maintaining Peace 

Abbas asks Trump envoy to mediate over Palestinian hunger strike 

Pope Francis may come to Israel to advance Trump peace push — report 

President Trump Declares a National Day of Prayer for ‘Permanent Peace’ 

Netanyahu to undergo medical procedure under sedation 


IN PICTURES: Palestinians in Gaza Burn Effigies of Trump, Stomp on American and Israeli Flags 

Trump Silent on Two-State Solution in Abbas Meeting 

Czech Parliament recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel

Why the Date of Trump’s Visit to Israel Is Significant 

Netanyahu: 'Israel is not responsible for delaying resolution of the conflict' 

US said to be pushing Israel to transfer parts of West Bank to PA 

How God is at work on President Trump's overseas trip. Watch my analysis from Rome.  

US adds $75 million to Israel’s aid package for missile defense program 


Kurdish independence in Iraq likely ‘not if but when’: U.S. general 

Explosive Population Growth Proves Prophesied 'Third Inheritance' of Israel Imminent 

WATCH: Trump in Israel: “We Are More Than Friends” 

Clashes between US troops, al-Qaida militants in Yemen 

Tel Aviv needs an undivided Jerusalem 

Dept of State: Today, Trump met with Netanyahu.
Read about the President’s visit to Israel: 


President Trump Pays Historic Visit to the Western Wall 

Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Kotel

Iraqi Christians ask government for help in rebuilding churches destroyed by ISIS.

Donald Trump becomes first sitting US president to visit Western Wall 

After Western Wall visit, Trump gears up for Netanyahu meeting 

Rouhani: No regional stability without Iran 

Russian paratroops move to Syrian border triangle 

Gen. Keane: Trump Building 'Framework of an Arab NATO' During Mideast Visit 

Trump: ‘We love Israel, we respect Israel, we are with you’ 

Trump Tells Israelis: Arab Neighbors In 'Common Cause With You' Against Iran 

Trump sets out Mideast vision: backing Arab strongmen against Iran 

Iran's President Rouhani ridiculed US strategy in the Middle East and insisted missile tests will continue

Trump: A peace deal is tough, but we’ll get there eventually 

Trump's historic visit to Israel a "game changer!" 

Full text of Netanyahu, Trump remarks in Jerusalem 

Skirting own policy, White House puts ‘Jerusalem, Israel’ on website 

A GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING THE TRUMP-SAUDI DEAL: Joseph Farah answers pressing questions in wake of big agreement

Trump’s visit to Saudi a ‘turning point,’ king says 

Trump urges Netanyahu to seize ‘new partnerships’ with Arab world 

Egyptian President Says Trump ‘Capable of Doing Impossible’… 

Netanyahu: Israel can ‘roll back Iran’s march of aggression’ 


In contrast to Obama, Saudi king bows to our president rather than the other way round. No veil for Melania. 

Warmth and scale of Trump-Saudi embrace could spell trouble for Netanyahu 
https://t.co/HfhVow8TwW via @timesofisrael

'Drain The Swamp': Saudi Foreign Minister Borrows Trump Slogan

Finish Special Forces Enter Syria 

Iran's President Rouhani secures second term in decisive win 

Trump Orders Pentagon to “Annihilate” the Islamic State 

Israel said to be bolstering Trump’s welcome ceremony 

ISIS goes on rampage dismembering Christians in Syria. 

Decisively re-elected, Rouhani defies hardliners, pledges to open Iran to the world

Tillerson: Centerpiece of Trump’s Saudi visit is to curb Iran 

Iraq's special forces declare their Mosul mission complete 


ISIS is facing its final hour in Mosul. Read more 

Palestinians protest throughout territories in 'day of rage'

Jerusalem Dateline: US Delays Jerusalem Embassy Move Ahead of Trump Trip 5/19/17: 

Trump Travels to SaudiArabia to Strengthen Ties With Muslim World 

Saudi Arabia looks to assert regional role with Trump summit 

IDF invited to International Army Games competition in Russia

Did Turkey's president order an attack on protesters in D.C.? New video shows him watching the "brutal attack" More: 

Poll: Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump 

Hizballah’s elite force sustains heavy casualties from US air strike 

Will the US Embassy ever move to Jerusalem? Full report here: 

Hizballah’s elite unit pointedly sent to Lebanese-Israeli border for Trump’s ME visit 

Massive sandstorm shuts down airport and streets in Eilat, Israel 


Arab States Offer Normalized Ties With Israel in Exchange for Concessions 

U.N. says 200,000 more people could flee Mosul as fighting intensifies 

US official denies Trump made decision not to move embassy for now 

Fresh Syria peace talks off to another stumbling start 

Christians in Iraq see way of life disappearing 

Senior WH official: No meeting planned between Trump, Netanyahu and Mahmoud Abbas during his visit 

Erdogan says Turkey cannot lift state of emergency until fully calm 

PM Netanyahu: Palestinians are the Stumbling Block to Peace 

U.S. military launches fresh air strikes against pro-Assad forces in Syria

Trump Launches 8-Nation Operation to Block Iran’s Takeover of Syrian-Iraqi Border. ISIS Left for Later 

Trump claims he will strengthen America’s alliance with Israel

Palestinians taking Trump peace efforts seriously — minister 


Sudan’s president invited by Saudi Arabia to Trump meeting 

Trump to give ‘inspiring’ speech on Islam in Saudi Arabia 

Spicer confirms Western Wall ‘clearly in Jerusalem’ 

U.S. signs new defense accord with Gulf ally UAE 

Trump, Turkish leader hail ties despite US arming of Kurds 

US official: ‘we’ll move the embassy, just give us time’ — repor

Live blog: Israeli officials mum on reports Trump shared Israeli intelligence with Russia 

Sanhedrin Calls For Trump to Fulfill King Solomon’s Mandate by Praying on Temple Mount 

Shin Bet foils Negev terror plot on IDF soldiers

Hizballah rush 1,000 troops to S. Syrian borders 

Syrian government denies US allegations of mass killings 

US Consulate’s political counselor named as official who told Israelis: Western Wall is not yours 

Netanyahu said he was "angered and distressed" at Lauder's intervention in Israel's dealings with the U.S. admin. 

Yemen cholera outbreak spreads amid conflict YemenCrisis Sanaa 

Turkey detains dozens of ministry staff in post-coup investigation 

Terror mastermind’s assassins confessed to working for Israel, says Hamas 

Netanyahu tells Friedman all embassies should move to Jerusalem 

Netanyahu welcomes envoy Friedman to ‘Jerusalem, our eternal capital’ 
Trump can change Jerusalem’s status 

White House: Western Wall comments ‘unauthorized,’ do not represent Trump’s stance 

Tensions Rise Between Trump and Netanyahu Days Before Visit to Israel 

US officials said to be pressuring Trump not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital 

Harsh altercation reported between US and Israeli officials ahead of Trump visit 

A "human slaughterhouse" where thousands have been taken for execution...

Saudi king touts Trump’s Islamic summit as ‘new partnership’ 

Ahead of Trump visit, US official says Western Wall ‘in the West Bank’ 


Herzog: Trump’s envoy ‘unequivocally’ stated president’s determination for peace deal


Netanyahu: Jordan is playing both sides of the game


White House: Trump to push Palestinian ‘self-determination’ on Mideast trip



Abbas Agrees To Sign “Peace Deal” with Israel!  (the title is a bit misleading)

US Embassy will stay in Tel Aviv and Not Be Moved To Jerusalem 

Israel plans 15,000 Jerusalem apartments beyond Green Line

Abbas Says Russia must be part of “Peace Process” 

Nasrallah: Next war with Israel could be waged inside Israeli territory 

Iraq’s Shi’ite paramilitaries squeeze Islamic State toward Syria border 

Mass Exodus Of Christians Fleeing the Middle East 


The U.S. Embassy will move to Jerusalem’ 

Nasrallah: Next war with Israel could be waged inside Israeli territory 

Netanyahu: All embassies, especially US, should move to Jerusalem 

Abbas, in meeting with Putin, says Moscow must be part of peace process 

Clashes erupt at Palestinian protest in support of hunger strikers 

Palestinian leader hails Trump's Mideast peace efforts -

Drone Images Expose Major US, Jordan Military Build-up On Syrian Border | Zero Hedge 


Hezbollah presence in Syria a big threat to Israel, Dunford says 

Abbas said to agree to summit with Netanyahu and Trump 

Trump ‘still reviewing’ embassy move to Jerusalem – White House 

Leading Hamas official says no softened stance towards Israel

Trump asks Russia to rein in Iran, Syria’s Assad 

Report: ISIS fighters killed 10 Bedouin tribesmen in northern Sinai 

Trump tells Russia to ‘rein in’ Syria’s Assad during meeting with minister 

Turkish President Tells Muslims to Flood Temple Mount, Warns against moving U.S. embassy to Jerusalem @CBNNews 

Hamas assures critics Israel’s destruction still a goal 

Archbishop of Canterbury backs Trump’s Mideast peace bid 

Turkish FM: US decision to arm Syrian Kurds endangers Turkey 

The King of Saudi Arabia invites Mahmoud Abbas to participate in the summit of the Arab leaders with Trump 

Netanyahu discusses peace process, Syria with Putin 

Iran threatens to destroy Saudi Arabia 

Turkey & Pakistan sign warship, training plane deals 


US and Israel to Conduct Joint Air Force Drill Over Arava Desert  

Israel summons Turkish ambassador for clarifications 
US Embassy in SaudiArabia Edits Israel Out of Trump’s Trip Annoucement

Abbas reiterates readiness to meet Netanyahu under Trump auspices 

PalestinianAuthority “Refuses” to Stop Paying Terrorists @PresidentAbbas 

Turkish President rails against ‘racist’ Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount 

Erdogan slams treatment of Palestinians @CNN 

Netanyahu: Joint Israeli-US security relations ‘good for peace’ 

Turkish President: We will protect against the Judaization of Jerusalem - Israel News - Jerusalem Post 

Iran Guards look beyond election to next supreme leader 

In Anti-Israel Tirade, Erdogan Calls for Thousands of Muslims to Ascend TempleMount 

In jab at Turkey, Rivlin says Jerusalem has Jewish majority since Ottoman rule 

Palestinian hunger strike heightens tension with Israel 

Anglican archbishop: Balfour Declaration ‘unfinished’ until peace is reached 

Iraq forces advance in west Mosul, set up final showdown with jihadists in the Old City 


Egyptian air force destroys 15 ISIS vehicles crossing from Libya 

First evacuations of rebels and their families begin in Damascus 

Erdogan calls on Muslims to go to Al Aqsa Mosque 

Erdogan: US debates over Jerusalem embassy move ‘extremely wrong’ 

Op-ed: Previous agreements with the Palestinians have failed due to their refusal to compromise on the refugee issue

Eastern Libya general's troops push into central Benghazi 

Prince Charles’ First State Visit to #Israel Cancelled  

1 million children refugees from South Sudan's civil war 

President Trump’s Message to Israel 

US army chief on official visit to Israel 

Iran warns will hit militant ‘safe havens’ inside Pakistan 

Archbishop of Canterbury says Mideast peace talks will need to include Hamas 

Erdogan lashes ‘racist’ Israel, calls for Muslims to flood Temple Mount 

Erdogan will not “allow Muslim prayers silenced in Jerusalem” 

Erdoğan rebukes Israel over Muezzin Bill and calls on Muslims to go en masse to Al-Aqsa

Russian Plan for Syria Places Iranian Military In the Golan 


German president lands in Israel in wake of diplomatic spat


Pro-Abbas Lauder, hawkish Adelson said battling to influence Trump on Mideast


Did Israel ask to delay Trump visit?



US delegation due in Israel to finalize itinerary ahead of Trump visit


As winds of war rise, Israel must decide whether to pull the plug on Gaza


All the headlines on Times of Israel today are about...Trump.

Easier to just show you the pictures.


Trump: I’ll visit Israel, after meeting Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia



Hamas rejects Abbas peace proposal outline to Trump 

Trump says he will launch new Middle East peace process - Arab-Israeli Conflict - Jerusalem Post 

Netanyahu: I warned Putin we either coordinate or clash 

Trump, Abbas link renewed peace talks to countering Islamic State 

Iran says Saudis seeking tension, calls Riyadh comments "destructive" 

Pastor Says Muslims in Middle East Have ‘Huge Thirst’ for Gospel 

Live blog: Abbas: ‘It’s about time for Israel to end its occupation of our land’ 

Abbas: ‘God willing,’ Israelis and Palestinians have new opportunity for peace 

US, Russia agree to increased diplomacy on Syria 

Israel to withhold $1M in UN funding after UNESCO vote 

Trump hails ‘unbelievable’ Israeli-Palestinian security cooperation 

Hamas leader urges ‘bold’ Trump to press for ‘equitable solution’ 

Libyan rivals say will calm tensions, but political roadmap unclear 

Hamas Calls for Israel's Annihilation as Abbas Meets Trump 

Live blog: Red Cross to Israel: Allow visits to hunger-striking Palestinians 

Abbas stops funding Gaza electricity to pressure Hamas 

Putin says Russia’s relations with Turkey have fully recovered 


Abbas’s Trump meeting may be his chance to shine, but can he deliver?


On Independence Day, UNESCO okays resolution denying Israeli claims to Jerusalem


New Hamas Policy Lays Claim to Holy Places in Jerusalem, "The Muslim Birthplace of Jesus"

The day Israel tore the United Nations to shreds 

Israeli strikes raise stakes in face-off with Hezbollah 

Hamas gives Israel 24 hours to meet Palestinian prisoner demands 

Hezbollah slams Hamas for accepting Palestinian state in ’67 lines 

Powerful Saudi prince sees no chance for dialogue with Iran 

President urges world to recognize Jerusalem, move embassies 

Netanyahu: ‘Absurd’ UNESCO vote heralds ‘change’ in world support 

Live blog: Minister calls for annexation of Jerusalem-area settlements 

UNESCO resolution passes calling to reject Israeli sovereignty over all Jerusalem

Live blog: After UNESCO vote, Rivlin calls to move all foreign embassies to Jerusalem 

Cholera is killing people fleeing conflict and famine in South Sudan. 

900 Jordanian militants fighting in Syria & Iraq: senior official 

Is the UK about to recognize a Palestinian Statehood? 

Egypt tribesmen kill 8 suspected ISIS militants in Sinai 


Hamas promises to remove the call for Israel’s destruction, drop Muslim Brotherhood association

Israel celebrates its 69th anniversary of independence 

UNESCO to fire another volley at Israel – on Independence Day, Italy so far only EU state to say it will oppose... 

Rights group accuses Syria of several likely nerve agent attacks 

Main points of new Hamas policy document 

Trump to continue talking to Netanyahu about settlements 

Trump to continue talking to Netanyahu about settlements 

Jordan Tells Israel: Withdraw And You’ll Get “Security” 

Hamas Accepts 1967 Borders, but Will Never Recognize Israel, Top Official Says 

Trump: 'Ask me in a month': Rumors Swirl on Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem 

Israel says Hamas trying to fool the world with new policy paper 

Full text of May 2017 UNESCO resolution on ‘Occupied Palestine’ (posted on Global Transcripts as well)

Hamas said to drop Israel’s destruction in new document 


Hamas thanks N. Korea for its support against ‘Israeli occupation’


Hamas accuses Abbas of ‘crimes against humanity’ in Gaza


Turkey threatens more strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds



North Korea Threatens Israel With “Merciless, Thousand-Fold Punishment” 

Syrian military sources deny reports Israel struck Quneitra 

Israel Downs Syrian Drone with Patriot Missile 

Arab media reports Israeli strike on Syrian army near border 

Israeli air strike reported against Syrian-Hizballah force nearing Quneitra 

Shaked: Failure to secure US Embassy move a ‘great missed opportunity’ 

Syria government repels ISIS attack in Aleppo province 

Pope tells Egypt mass that dialogue can battle extremism 


Israel, US eyeing Trump visit on May 22-23 immediately before Jerusalem Day

Pope Francis pleads for ‘holy’ peace during Egypt visit 

Reports: US troops deploy along Syria-Turkish border 


Patriot Missile intercepts Drone over Golan Heights


Russia Condemns alleged Israeli missile strike in Syria


Israel’s intelligence minister urges US to team up with Russia against Iran


Israel scrambles to prevent EU-Arab consensus resolution at UNESCO


Congressman Ron DeSantis: In Israel, Trump will announce embassy move



Israeli cyber authority says it stopped ‘major’ hacking attack 

Mortar fire from Syrian government area hits Turkish military outpost: army 

Syria condemns Turkish attack on Kurds 

Israel & White House discussing Trump visit: Israeli official 

Trump expected in Israel in last week of May; Nikki Haley to visit in June 

Iranian ‘attack craft’ approaches US Navy destroyer in Persian Gulf 

Report highlights Kushner ties with one of Israel's wealthiest families

Liberman says Israel ‘won’t allow’ new Iranian front on Golan Heights 

Officials laying groundwork for Trump visit to Israel in late May: sources 

Russia says Turkey's air strikes on Iraq, Syria are unacceptable 

Erdan issues order banning PA meeting in Jerusalem 


Senior IDF officer: North Korean crisis may affect Israeli security 

Reports Indicating President Trump Will Increase Aid to Palestinian Authority 

U.S. deeply concerned by Turkish air strikes on Kurdish fighters 

U.S. slams South Sudan’s Kiir over ‘man-made’ famine, urges truce 

UK tells Palestinians there will be no apology for Balfour Declaration 

IDF officer warns Gaza fuel shortage could lead to war 

Palestinian caught smuggling cash from Jordan for Hamas 

Austrian chancellor: EU must contribute more to Mideast peace 

Abbas may cut off cash to Gaza, marking break with West Bank 

Ministers back Netanyahu over ultimatum to German foreign minister 


Adelson, miffed at Trump over embassy about-face, said to shut spigot 

Aid agencies call for life-saving support to Yemen 

Twin mid-sized earthquakes shake western #Turkey 

IDF chief at Auschwitz vows to fight enemies ‘bent on Israel’s destruction’ 

Israel receives three more F-35 warplanes

UNESCO head calls Temple Mount ‘holiest place in Judaism’ 

What This Rabbi Predicted 22 Years Ago About Korea’s Role In the End-Time Will Shock You 

Netanyahu will skip talks if German minister meets left-wing group: Israeli official 


Israel-Sinai border crossing re-opens, terror threat remains in place

Clashes erupt after settlers said to attack Palestinian homes in West Bank 

Chinese jihadis’ rise in Syria raises concerns at home 

Cynically led, and out of electricity, Gaza is close to breaking point again 

Netanyahu: Palestinians must make ‘real change’ for peace 


Only 7 Christian Families Remain in Iraq’s Largest Christian Town 

Lebanese PM asks UN to help seek permanent truce with Israel

Israeli army strikes Syrian sources of mortar fire on Golan 

IDF attacks Syria in response to mortar hits in Golan

Egyptian liberals are fighting Christian persecution and promoting religious freedom

Jordan rejects Assad claim it plans to send troops to Syria 


Nikki Haley urges UN to shift its criticism from Israel to Iran 

UN Security Council debates the ‘Palestinian question’ 

US ambassador to UN: 'Hezbollah uses towns to protect tens of thousands of rockets'

Turkey Is Now An Islamic Caliphate In All But Name 

Turkish terror group provided funds for St. Petersburg metro attack: judge 

Trump to Host Abbas May 3 at White House, Seeks ‘Conflict-Ending’ Deal 

ISIS Opens Its Next Front in Sinai and Gulf of Aqaba 

Raqqa Op on Hold: Trump like Putin Refuses More Troops for Syria 

Egypt army says senior Islamic State cleric killed in Sinai 

Hezbollah gives reporters grand tour of new Israeli defenses 

Palestinians clash with security forces outside West Bank prison 

Only 7 Christian Families Remain in Iraq’s Largest Christian Town 


Abbas says ready to meet Netanyahu ‘anytime’ in Washington 

A resident of Gaza entered Israel for cancer treatment—and smuggled explosives

Abbas: Ready to meet Netanyahu under Trump's patronage in Washington 

Hosting Abbas on May 3, Trump seeks ‘conflict-ending’ deal 

Israel says Assad still has chemical weapons 

Senior IDF officer: US attack on Syria was no turning point in the civil war

Police: Fresno triple killer motivated by hate, not terrorism 


Iran shows off new air defense systems, declares ‘Death to Israel’ 

Turkey extends state of emergency declared after failed coup 

Top Hamas leader says group not seeking war with Israel 

Trapped Mosul civilians could face worst catastrophe of Iraq conflict, U.N. warns 

Iraq opens new Tigris bridge escape route for people fleeing Mosul 

Public security minister: No talks with Palestinian hunger strikers

Russia Says Evidence growing, Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged 
https://t.co/0iVh8eyUTE via @walidshoebat

Live blog: Taba Border Crossing into Egypt to remain closed to Israelis 

PROPHECY WATCH: Push to rebuild Jerusalem Temple has earth-shaking implications 


Turkey opposition disputes Erdogan poll win, monitors concerned 

UN says Mosul op has displaced nearly half a million 

Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month 

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike 

13 Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli forces over hunger strike 

Abbas: World must intervene to ‘save’ hunger-striking prisoners 

Thousands of 'No' supporters protest Turkey vote in Istanbul 

Clashes erupt between tribes and IS group in Sinai


US said preparing strike to ‘utterly destroy’ N. Korean nuclear program



ISIS Planned an Attack to Follow Palm Sunday Bombings 

Iraq: ISIS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul 

Security tight as Egypt Copts prepare for Easter mass 

Turkey votes Sunday on sweeping new presidential powers 

Former Syrian general: Assad has hundreds of tons of chemical weapons


House Democrats want Jared Kushner’s security clearance revoked 

Assad comments on chemical attack ‘100% lies’ – French FM 

Residents, fighters evacuate from four besieged Syria towns 

US defense secretary expected in Israel next week 

Trump May Send Up To 50,000 Troops To Syria | Zero Hedge 

Another attack on Egypt's Christians! Click here to read the latest

Churches are being rebuilt in Aleppo and Christian traditions are being observed once again thanks to the Syrian Army defeating Al-Qaeda


Iran’s Strategy to Sabotage World Trade 

Thousands flock to Jerusalem for holiday blessing at Western Wall

Japan PM: North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles 

Palestinians demand Britain apologize for Balfour Declaration

Local forces deploy in Palestinian camp in Lebanon after clashes 

Israeli forces foiled terrorist attack on eve of Passover 


Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Syria gas attack probe


Iran's Ahmadinejad registers as presidential candidate


Moscow boosting naval forces in Syrian theater following US strike



"Vicar of Baghdad’ Says Christianity is Gone from Middle East: ‘It is Over’ 

Putin says Russia knows about planned 'provocations' to put the blame for chemical attack on Syrian government 

Syrians protesting US airstrikes chant ‘Death to Israel’ 

Jordan, Egypt have ‘special’ relationship with Israel, says Jordanian king 

Has Hell Frozen Over? Top UN Official Calls Jerusalem the Ancient Capital of Israel 


Egypt under emergency rule after church attacks 

Hours before Passover, ISIS fires missile from Sinai into Israel 

US says Russia knew in advance of Syria chemical attack

Drone strike in southern Sinai said to kill one person 

IDF chief: Terrorists are out to ruin Passover 

Islamic State in Sinai claims Passover-eve rocket attack on Israel 

Islamic State in Sinai claims Passover-eve rocket attack on Israel 


Reeling from bombs, Egypt deploys guards, declares 3-month emergency


WHAT NEXT? Trump team tries to clarify Syria stance after strikes


Assad allies say U.S. attack on Syria air base crosses 'red lines'



Israel closes air space above Golan Heights following US airstrike in Syria 

Arab League calls for ‘de-escalation’ in Syria 

Israel may be heading for a harder time with Russia in Syria 

Tens of thousands protest in Gaza against PA salary cuts 

Protesting US airstrikes, Syrians chant ‘death to Israel’ 


Putin Responds: Syria Strikes "Cripple US-Russia Relations"; Deploys Missile Warship To Syria 

'Muslims—Clear the Temple Mount',  this coming Monday to allow the performance of the Passover sacrifice.

Nikki Haley: US prepared to do more in Syria but hopes it won’t be necessary 

US probes whether Russia took part in Syria chemical attack 

Israeli minister says Syria strike repositions US as regional leader 

In Israeli eyes, Trump’s tomahawks correct the course of history 


Israeli cabinet to meet on Sunday to discuss humanitarian intervention in Syria. (Via Israel's Channel 10) 

PROPHECY WATCH: Coalition Forming To Remove Assad! -

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says steps are being taken to remove Syrian President Bashar al-Assad

WAR DRUMS: Putin rebukes Netanyahu over ‘groundless’ accusations on suspected chemical incident in Syria 

Bannon said to call Kushner a ‘cuck’ and ‘globalist’ as tensions between them escalate 

What does Jerusalem expect from the ‘new sheriff’ at the UN? 

Syria: Israel ‘main beneficiary’ of gas attack allegations 


King Abdullah Visits White House to Talk Peace in Wake of Syrian Chemical Attack 

Abdullah welcomes Trump engagement in Israel-Palestinian peace

US dismisses Russian assertion rebels to blame for Syria gas attack  

Syrian rebel leader denies Russian claim gas came from rebels' depot 

US threatens response against Syria for attack, as Russia balks at condemnation

Jordan's King Abdullah says Arab league peace initiative can help Trump as he tries to bring Israelis, Palestinian… 

Trump says he's working 'very, very hard' to try to create peace between Palestinians and Israel 

Live blog: Abdullah says Trump ‘understands the nuances’ of Israeli-Palestinian conflict 

Live blog: US threatens unilateral action if UN fails to act on Syria attack 

Live blog: Hollande urges international response to Syria ‘war crime’ 

Live blog: Syria opposition says US comments on Assad encourage ‘more crimes’ 

Trump: Assad regime ‘crossed many lines’ with chemical attack 

Trump vows he’ll ‘be successful’ on Israeli-Palestinian peace 

Israeli intelligence believes Assad behind chemical attack 


Suspicious envelope found at Netanyahu’s office; staff sent for hospital checks 

At White House, Jordan king to present Arabs’ view on peace 

Trump, Sissi said to plan peace summit during their meeting 


Analysis: Restarting the peace process by flipping the formula

Syrian government forces besiege rebel-held Damascus area 

Visiting Sissi says Trump can solve Israeli-Palestinian conflict 

Egypt’s Sissi said set to present Trump with Mideast peace plan


White House says no ‘formal negotiations’ with Israel on settlements


With a storm on the horizon, Israel turns on its latest missile defense system


In DC visit, Egypt’s el-Sissi to test ‘chemistry’ with Trump


King of Jordan to visit Trump next week



ISIS threatens to take over Iran in a last attempt to appear dominant. Read more: 

Jordan says Israel’s new settlement undermines peace 

Norway FM: Two-state solution ‘under pressure’ 


Iran Asks for EMERGENCY Security Council Meeting at UN - May Declare War against USA 

Though politically challenging, new settlement curb likely a win-win for Netanyahu 

Trump Allows First Israeli Settlement in Over 20 Years: UN Sides With PA Outrage 

Israel says will curb settlement expansion to satisfy Trump 


Ynetnews News - Arab states remove Jerusalem sites from UNESCO resolution...

Dozens of Palestinians said injured in Land Day clashes with IDF 

Arab leaders send a message to Trump: Palestine first 

Arab leaders ready to work with Trump on Mideast peace deal 

Iran denies Arab League accusation of Mideast meddling 

Russia’s Putin says would support Trump in fighting terrorism 

PROPHECY WATCH: Fatah Urges Tens of Thousands to Rise Up Against Israel 

Trump Shifts 2 Mid-East Peace Obstacles: Saudis Will Amend Peace Plan, Netanyahu Will Cede Land

US, Russia Ratchet up Mid-East Military Cooperation 

Trump Pumps More US Troops into Syria, Iraq and Yemen 

Iran Offers Air Base to Break up Russia’s Syria Partnership with the US 

Russia’s Plan for a Nuclear Submarine Port at Tartus Jolts US, Israeli Navies 


Abbas says Arab Peace Initiative is the only diplomatic plan on the table 

Abbas: Arab Peace Initiative remains the only option.

Turkey's military operation inside northern Syria is over: officials 

Turkey suddenly ends Euphrates shield invasion of Syria 

Israel slashes dues to UN following anti-Israel votes 

Arab leaders warn Israel against abandoning 2-state solution 

Live blog: Arab leaders reaffirm support for 2002 peace plan 

Arab leaders endorse two-state solution, say ready for reconciliation with Israel

East Libyan fighter jet crashes outside Tobruk, four killed 


Trump’s peace envoy meets Abbas as he returns to region for fresh talks


New Palestinian envoy in DC sees ‘opportunity’ in Trump


Iranian foreign minister: Russia may use our bases to hit Syria


Jordan says Arabs must unite to address crises


PM intends to allow lawmakers to resume Temple Mount visits


PM: Israel ‘committed’ to working with Trump on peace process


Trump ‘heavily committed’ to Mideast peace, says Herzog


EU: Israeli-Palestinian peace deal a ‘top priority’



New details reveal stealthy, professional hit on Hamas terror leader


Egyptian president meets with US Jewish leader ahead of White House trip


Abbas to meet Putin in Moscow in May


In Amman, Arab League set to reaffirm Saudi Peace Initiative


Settler leader: Population growth is end of 2-state solution - The number of Israeli settlers living in the West Bank has soared 


Hezbollah blames Israel for assassination of slain Hamas terrorist 

Syria threatens to fire Scud missiles at Israel — report 

Israel may agree to slow settlement construction — report 

UN: Israel didn’t comply with Security Council call to stop settlements 

US command: Mosul airstrikes were at the request of Iraq 


Palestinians To Present “Peace Plan” Next Week! 


UK delivers unprecedented condemnation of UN anti-Israel ‘bias’ 

Merkel: Two-state solution has ‘no reasonable alternative’ 

Israel fails to heed demand for end to settlement building: UN 


Israel Allies Worldwide Flock to Train in Massive IAF Air Defense Exercises 

David's Sling: Israel's Next Level of Defense 

Jews enter legal battle for rights to the Jewish TempleMount 

Israeli, Trump Officials Meet in D.C. to Talk Settlement Building 

IAF strikes Syria for the third time in as many days 

Egypt says Sinai fighting kills 12 security forces 

Israeli official denies reports US demanded freeze in isolated settlements 

Israel to host seven overseas air forces for massive drill 

Surprise War Drill in Israel Calls Up Thousands of IDF Soldiers 


Hamas’s Gaza chief vows to ‘liberate all of Palestine’ 

Netanyahu: ‘Significant progress’ in settlement talks with US 

More East Jerusalem Palestinians seek Israeli citizenship 

Dramatic ruling paves way for thousands of East Jerusalemites to regain residency rights 

US Marines said to land behind Islamic State lines in Syria 

Syrian rebels report fresh Israeli airstrikes near Damascus 

SYRIA: @CJTFOIR statement on the SDF/US multi-pronged offensive behind enemy lines to capture Tabqah Dam near Raqqa 

We now know an ISIS terror alert is the reason for the electronics ban; terrorists designing bombs that could fit into laptop batteries 


Hamas tried to get more accurate maps to aim rockets 

Iran says it’s ‘completely ready’ to restart nuclear program 

Iraqi leader: Trump to accelerate support 

IDF to test rocket warning system in southern Israel 

Undermining Iran’s president, supreme leader says economy ailing 

IDF confirms Israeli drone shot down by Syria forces 

Intelligence official says Russia must contain Iran in Syria - Warns that Iran is seeking to expand its military presence in Syria

Israel plans mass evacuation from border communities if war erupts again


Syria war: Damascus sees fierce clashes after rebel attack 

Netanyahu official heads to US to hammer out understanding on settlements 

Israeli-Russian clash over Hizballah’s Golan grab. Steven Ben-Noon comment: The latest moves by Israel targeting Hezbollah supply lines in Syria have not gone unnoticed by Putin. Twice the Russian Government has summoned the Israeli Ambassador to the Kremlin for a stern warning not to escalate the situation in Syria. But what many do not know is that Russia has warned Israel and Saudi Arabia that they are prepared to use Tactical Nuclear weapons against any invading force against Syria. 

Israel launches large-scale call-up of military resources 

Syrian rebels attack Russian embassy in Damascus 

Liberman says Israel not looking to intervene in Syria 

Israel sets to annex disputed maritime border area

Assad: Russia has ‘important role’ in preventing Israel-Syria clash 

Air Force defends use of Arrow system against Syrian missile 


Analysis:  Putin is the Middle East's New Boss


Egyptian President to make first White House visit in early April


Then Abbas visits in mid-April


Finally pope F visits Egypt...completing the circle


Clashes in Syria capital after surprise rebel assault 

IDF chief says Lebanon responsible for next conflict with Hezbollah 

‘Resist Israel,’ father tells new leader of Lebanon’s Druze 

Israeli airstrike said to kill driver in Syrian Golan Heights 

IDF launches 2 drills in Israel’s south 

“The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them...” says Lieberman 

Islamic State’s wane sets the stage for regional superpower Iran 

Egyptian president to make first White House visit in Apri

Pope Francis to visit Egypt in April in interfaith effort 

Islamic State claims Israel bombed its members in Sinai 


An inevitable conflict in Gaza. (Good opinion piece.)

Israeli ambassador to Russia summoned over Syria airstrike. 

Netanyahu: Syria raids targeted ‘advanced’ Hezbollah arms 

Iran Closing In On Israel – Deal With Syria Could See New Military Base 


Syria files complaint with UN following Israel’s airstrikes targeting weapons meant for Hezbollah.


Israel's Arrow anti-missile system scores first hit


Russia summons Israeli envoy, demands clarifications on Syria strike


Netanyahu Asks Italy to Oppose UNESCO Resolutions Minimizing Jewish Ties to Jerusalem


Netanyahu: We are in dialogue with White House on settlements


In 2nd meeting, Netanyahu and Trump envoy fail to reach agreement on settlements


03/15/17 (The Ides of March)

Israel fumes as UN board censures ‘apartheid’ and ‘racial domination’ over Palestinians


Saudi Arabia: Trump meeting a 'historic turning point'


Netanyahu to meet with Trump envoy for second time on Thursday



US hosts anti-ISIS meeting of 68 nations, fails to invite Russia, Iran (Hope note...getting close to that "70 nations" thing again)


Abbas to US envoy: Peace deal possible under Trump


Saudi Crown Prince Flies To Washington To Meet With Donald Trump (Hope note - are they discussing a region for the Palestinians?)


Russian elite units land on Egypt-Libya border


Iran Established Secret Rocket Factories in Lebanon



Mubarak gets nod to exit prison on Monday

Monitor tallies over 320,000 dead after six years of war in Syria 

Ehud Barak warns against taking Trump at his word 

As Trump envoy set to visit, Liberman pushes population transfer plan - 
Saying Arab politicians should not have Israeli citizenship, defense minister predicts any land-for-peace deal will fail if Arab towns not made Palestinian


Abbas tells Abdullah of Trump’s commitment to peace process 


Turkish officials continue name-calling barrage as dispute over political rallying in foreign nations intensifies.


Netanyahu On Purim: Like Ancient Persia, Modern Iran Will Fail To Destroy Jews
Iraqi forces take third of west Mosul, jihadists 'trapped' 

Death toll from Damascus bombing climbs to 74: Observatory 

Iraqi forces unearth mass grave of Shiite inmates killed by ISIS 

46 killed, dozens missing in Ethiopia garbage dump landslide 

Tel Aviv-bound flight returns to Austria due to sandstorm 

PA security forces suppress protest in Ramallah 

Abbas: Trump told me he wants two-state solution 

Iran unveils new homemade tank, launches production line 


Netanyahu ‘has no intention of resigning’ if indicted, coalition chair says 

Erdogan accuses Netherlands of ‘Nazism’ as feud with Europe escalates 

TRUMP tells TERRORIST LEADER Abbas: "Time has come to Make a DEAL" 

Abbas tells Abdullah of Trump’s commitment to peace process 


Defiant Iran Conducts More Ballistic Missile Tests; This Time From Naval Vessel 

UN accuses Turkey of 'serious' violations in majority-Kurdish region

US Reform leaders talk two-state solution with Abbas 

Rejecting Purim spiel, Putin tells Netanyahu to stop dwelling on past 

US planning longer, larger presence in Syria, top general says 


US deploys Rangers in Syria heading towards the flashpoint city of Manbij, near the ISIS stronghold of Raqqa

Netanyahu tells Putin that Iran must not replace IS in Syria 

Israel’s economy gets big boost in 2016 

Weeks after berating Senegal and Venezuela for anti-settlement motion at UN, Israel seeks warmer ties with them 

US considering sending 1,000 troops to Kuwait — report 

Israeli envoy to Jordan ‘warns of growing instability’ 

Jordan says ‘Muezzin Bill’ is discriminatory, violates peace treaty 




Proof That Zechariah 12:3 Is Literally Unfolding Before Our Eyes 

Defense Minister to VP Pence: “We Expect to See US Embassy in Jerusalem Soon” 

Erdogan turning Turkey into next Syria, says PYD representative - Kom News 

Hamas said set to recognize 1967 borders, but not Israel 

Egyptians protest over new bread subsidies system 


Sea of Galilee at lowest level in century after driest February


Ancient Roman roadway turns up near Beit Shemesh


ISIS murdering Coptic Christians on Egypt's Sinai Peninsula over faith


Sea of Galilee Level Dangerously Low, Bringing Spiritual Warning to Israel 

Egyptians protest over new bread subsidies system 

Netanyahu: Israel won’t tolerate violations of its borders 

Hamas accuses Abbas of contributing to ‘siege’ of Gaza 

PM promises tit for tat on attacks against Israel 


ISIS Proves Far Deadlier Than Expected In Fight For Mosul 

US Navy ship changes course after Iran vessel interaction: US official 

PM Netanyahu in fourth round of police questioning 

Netanyahu ‘could not have signed peace letter,’ says minister: 
Likud’s Yariv Levin says talks on coalition with center-left Zionist Union broke down over PM’s adherence to coalition guidelines, not over illegal outpost

Netanyahu: 80% of security threats against Israel emanate from Iran 


Trump Takes First Step Towards Relocating Jerusalem Embassy, Sends Delegation to Israel

Cross-border skirmishes in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya leave hundreds dead. 


Netanyahu vows to remove Arafat street sign in Arab village


Jordan hangs 15 convicts as deterrent to terrorism


Bahrain 'uncovers terrorist cell' plotting attacks


East Libyan forces target rivals with air strikes to regain oil ports (Hope note - keep an eye on this...missiles from Libya!)


Dichter remains one of the few MKs in Likud that believes in 2 states

Iran announces successful missile test

'Work on the bad guys': US to deploy more Delta Force & SEALs for Middle East covert ops – report 

Border Patrol Spokesperson: the fighters foil a  terrorist attack in Hebron 


ISIS continues to eliminate Coptic Christians in Egypt as promised. 

Libyan armed faction enter oil port, airport after clashes: officials, residents 

Lavrov: Russia wants to see Libya united, prosperous and supported by reliable state institutions and capable army 

Mosul victims treated for chemical agents as displacement accelerates 

EU-Israel high-level talks in doubt over settlements 

Palestinians clash with Israeli settlers in West Bank 

Rival groups race for control of Syria’s Raqqa 

Gaza rocket strikes field south of Ashkelon; none injured 

Al-Qaeda confirms death of senior leader in Syria: statement 

BREAKING: Egypt top appeals court acquits Mubarak on charges of involvement in killing protesters in 2011 

EGYPT: Russian passenger detained with IED in Alexandria trying to board Turkish airlines flight to Istanbul

Palestinians more pessimistic about peace with Israel under Trump — poll 

In politely devastating critique, Israeli negotiator skewers Kerry for dooming peace talks 
https://t.co/75pbrwOvqO via @timesofisrael

Gaza gunfire hits IDF vehicle, prompting tank shelling 
https://t.co/3JA4VykvPL via @timesofisrael

Syria war created “strong imbalance in the region to Iran’s benefit" 
https://t.co/QoIGClYg6U via @timesofisrael 


US tells UN rights body to end focus on Israel 

Newly appointed Abbas deputy says he’d accept one-state solution 

Ofra settlement homes bulldozed after final protesters evacuated 

Special forces remove final protesters from Ofra rooftops 
https://t.co/RSDvicrr0Y via @timesofisrael

"Revealed Miracle" of Trump and Jeremiah's Prophecy Prove: Time for Christians to Help Rebuild Holy Land 


Police taking away Ofra protesters in buses 

Blistering Gaza war report scorches Netanyahu, Ya’alon and Gantz over tunnel failures 

Israel's State Comptroller: Cabinet ministers were not sufficiently updated on Hamas tunnel threat in Gaza 

Christian-Jewish Fellowship Urges Interfaith Unity Against Anti-Semitism 

Egyptian President Offers Assistance for Fleeing Christians. 

Herzog: Netanyahu should resign over scathing Gaza war report 

Youth Gather in Song and Prayer to Protest Eviction of #Samarian Outpost 


Pandemic of anti-Semitism taking place worldwide

Peru president, son of Jewish refugees, tells Trump he prefers bridges to walls

Israeli Jets hit Gaza after overnight rocket attacks

Hamas says it will not accept Israeli aggression in Gaza

Abbas rejects regional approach, temporary solutions to conflict

PLO Envoy to Iran says he hopes Iran will produce 1000 nukes

Ex-Mossad chief says concerning Iran, Netanyahu should be speaking with Putin, not Trump

A rocket hits Israel this morning and Netanyahu fires back 4 strikes wounding 4 people in Gaza

Terrorist Rocket Hits Southern Israel in Dead of Night 

Netanyahu: We will never relinquish security control of West Bank

Palestinian rocket fire draws Israeli air strikes against Hamas 


Michael Youssef, Egyptian American pastor: Please...pray for Christians in the Sinai..Muslim terrorists are slitting the throats of children in front of their parents, and 1000s are escaping. (tweeted prayer request)

Syria vows ‘retaliation’ as attack jolts peace talks 

Hamas blames Egypt for death of 3 in Gaza tunnel 

Pence pledges Trump will keep Iran from going nuclear, walks back embassy promise 

Palestinian terror leader urges Iran to join ‘all-out war’ on Israel, then Jordan 

Dozens of Lebanese cross Israeli border during protest (Hope note - I feel like this is a test to see how they react!)

Merkel: Keep working on the two-state solution 

Iran requests 950 tons of uranium from Kazakhstan 

Hamas blames Egypt for deaths of 3 from toxic gas in Gaza tunnel


Saudi spy chief visits Israel, Ramallah (Hope note - I feel this is VERY significant!)


Iran’s Khamenei Calls for Palestinian Intifada, Israel a ‘Cancerous Tumor’ 

Russia Issues New Rules In Syria Any Aircraft Threatening The Syrian Army Will Be Shot Down 

Assad Will Let Hizballah Fire Rockets against Israel from Syrian Soil 

Netanyahu avoids endorsing two states in Sydney statement 

Saudi Arabia and Israel Coordinate Military Steps to Face Iran 

Iran Makes Oman Main Way-Station for Smuggling Arms to Yemeni Rebels 


A commentator for Iran's Tasnim news agency was quoted as saying that Hizballah could use the Iranian Fateh 110 missiles in its possession to strike Israel's nuclear reactor in Dimona."

Amnesty report: Israel unlawfully killed and tortured Palestinians

Turkey condemns Israel’s ‘illegal settlement policies’ 

Israel in no position to attack us, Iranian commander gloats 

Lebanese media: Israeli troops cross border, plant ‘spying devices’ 

Islamic State affiliate in Sinai claims rocket fire on Israel 

Israeli jets strike outside Damascus – Syrian media 

Jordan’s King Abdullah II pays official visit to Egypt
Reclaiming Judea and Samaria: Israel's Biblical Heartland 

Jordan, Egypt insist on 2-state solution for Israel, Palestinians 

Day before Netanyahu arrives, Australia backs 2-state solution 


At secret summit, Netanyahu said to have offered freeze on settlements

Netanyahu caved on peace deal that would have ‘changed the region’
(The PA has rejected more than 30 offers for a state since 1947. Why isn’t that news?)

New travel ban will target same 7 countries

Two rockets from Sinai land in Israel

Arab Israeli charged with bus bombing in Tel Aviv, teaching ISIS to make nerve gas

Egyptian lawyers to block PA settlement in Sinai

PM has not backtracked on pledge for new Amona settlement, says aide 

Saudi Arabia praises Trump, warms up towards Israel 

ISIS branch in the Golan takes control of additional areas in the vicinity of the Israeli border 

Arab world is opening up to Israel

Israeli opposition: Netanyahu 'blinked' on peace initiative 

Iran warns Israel: ‘Don’t get into serious trouble’ with us 

Videos show Iranians testing advanced rockets 

First ISIS rocket attack on Israel from N. Sinai 

02/19/17  (Hope note - Are you all noticing that the Times of Israel is against both their PM and our President)

Merkel says Islam is not source of terror (also Pope says, "Muslim terrorism does not exist..what is he smoking?!)

Trump working in streamlined travel ban

Netanyahu said to have rejected peace deal last year

Netanyahu: New day after talks with Trump

Iran to hold new military drills despite US warnings
ISIS says Israel killed 5 of its members in the Sinai

Egyptian president tells US Jews peace deal at top of agenda 

Praising Trump, Saudi FM urges progress toward Israeli-Arab peace 

Netanyahu says peace summit with Sissi, Abdullah was his idea 

Veteran Israeli diplomat predicts premature end to Trump presidency 

Israeli threats to Lebanese sovereignty will meet 'appropriate response' 

Iran to hold new military drill despite US warnings 

Egypt says it killed senior operative of IS in Sinai 

UN chief: US blocking Palestinian pick for Libya envoy was ‘serious mistake’ 

Pence: US will ‘never’ allow Iran to threaten Israel with nukes 

Israeli Navy fires warning shots at Palestinian boat in Gaza 

Islamic State group’s ‘business model’ may be near collapse 
One state, two state

Trump’s Israel envoy financed illegal building on Palestinian land – report 

Hamas rejects Liberman’s offer of aid for disarmament 

Justice minister vows new settlement will be built 

PM: Speaking up on Iran threat on behalf of Arabs too 


UN: Two-state solution remains the ‘only way’ 

US Ends Commitment to Two State Solution 

Two-state solution still the most popular option among Israelis and Palestinians 

Arab League chief says peace requires two-state solution 

Trump considering Arab peace summit in Washington, report says 

Iran says Israel is ‘biggest threat’ to world peace 

Netanyahu’s ‘betrayal,’ Trump’s ‘one state, two state’ rile Israeli press 

Netanyahu asks Trump to recognize Israeli sovereignty over Golan 


In "Dramatic Break" From US Policy, Trump Set To Drop "Two State Solution" In Netanyahu Meeting | Zero Hedge 

White House Official: Not Tied to the Two-State Solution 

Israel quietly pulls out Egypt ambassador over security concerns 

Resignation of Michael Flynn Puts Netanyahu on Uneven Footing 

Latest: Netanyahu says he’ll explain view on settlements, defends Trump from anti-Semitism claims

Hamas political chief hails ‘democratic’ rise of new Gaza leader 

Trump rolls back US obligation to two states, but vows to pursue a ‘great peace deal’


El Al turns to courts to stop pilots from resigning 

Syrian shell lands in Golan Heights 

Will Tzipi Livni be the first Israeli deputy chief of the UN? (Hope note - keep an eye on any relationship between her and J Kushner)
The US in return allowing the appointment of Fayyad, a former World Bank economist, as envoy on the Libya conflict, fears it unintentionally signals recognition for Palestinian statehood. 

El Al: If pilots quit, all flights will be grounded

Dennis Ross: Trump likely to restore Bush-Sharon agreement on settlements 

Lebanese president calls on Arab League to protect Jerusalem 

Minister claims Netanyahu, Trump will push for Palestinian state in Sinai

2 states or not 2 states, that is the question when Netanyahu meets Trump 

The US and Israel must grow their economic alliance under Trump

The rocket attack on Eilat: Why now? 

State invokes controversial new law to defend illegal West Bank outpost 


Netanyahu Cautions ‘Excited’ Right-Wingers, ‘There are Limits With Trump’

Netanyahu: I Told Trump Palestinians Won't Budge, He Said They'll Make Concessions

Lebanese president and long-time Hezbollah ally says Iran’s support for terror group could ‘continue indefinitely’

Islamic State leadership targeted in air strike, Baghdadi fate unclear: Iraqi military 

Netanyahu Visits Trump, Opposes Palestinian State


Hundreds of thousands rally in Iran against Trump, chant ‘Death to America’

Turkey detains 4 ISIS suspects, seizes 24 suicide attack belts
allegedly were planning to carry out a “sensational” attack in Turkey

Massive Anti-American Protests Break Out in the Islamic Republic of Iran