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With Hypersonic Missiles, Israel’s F-35s Are Upping The Ante In Syria

Israel will soon have a new precision-guided supersonic stand-off missile for its F-35s and other fighter jets. The new missile was announced on June 11, 2018 in a press release by two leading Israeli defense firms, Israeli Military Industries Systems (IMI Systems) and Israel Aerospace Industries, which jointly developed the missile. The so-called Rampage missile is a […]

Benefits of cashless payments outweigh alternatives

The Central Bank Nigeria (CBN) has revisited the cashless policy it floated about seven years ago, but this time, with a resolve to ensure compliance with the imposition of subtle charges for die-hard cash transaction apologists, reports, SIMEON EBULU. It’s almost four weeks now that the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) rolled its sleeves to […]

Russia says its troops have filled void left in Syria by US troops

Russia on Tuesday said it has filled the void left by the withdrawal of US troops in northern Syria and its units are acting as a buffer to prevent clashes between Syrian government fighters and the Turkish military. The Russian Defense Ministry said military police were patrolling “the northwestern borders of Manbij district along the line […]

President Trump Is ‘Delivering Substantial Pro-Life Victories’

The president of Americans United for Life (AUL), Catherine Glenn Foster, said President Trump may well deserve the title of most pro-life president in American history but the test will be whether Roe v. Wade is ultimately reversed through his influence. “However, the majority of President Trump’s pro-life achievements have come by means of executive order or […]

‘IT’S NOT ANTISEMITIC TO FAVOR A TWO-STATE SOLUTION’

The EU spends some 300 million euros a year to help the Palestinians and has been doing so since the 1990s when the Oslo Accords were signed. The European Union supports a two-state resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and has kept that option alive, the incoming European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell told the European Parliament. […]

A church, a synagogue and a mosque to share interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi

The United Arab Emirates unveiled plans this weekend for an interfaith complex in Abu Dhabi that will unite a church, a synagogue and a mosque. The announcement of the three houses of worship, collectively known as the “Abrahamic Family House,” follows Pope Francis’ February visit to the UAE, the first papal visit to the Arabian Peninsula. During the visit, Pope Francis and the […]

Pittsburgh adopts United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Pittsburgh on Friday became the second U.S. city to adopt United Nations Sustainable Development Goals that include eradicating poverty, eliminating pollution, improving quality of life and educational opportunities for all people. Mayor Bill Peduto said the city would count on local nonprofits, including hospitals and universities, to help fund and implement the 17 goals, which […]

ANTISEMITISM, IRAN THREAT HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR US-ISRAEL TIES

Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Missouri spoke against BDS and promoted the necessity of joint Palestinian-Israeli business ventures over the Green Line. Growing global antisemitism and the dangers of Iran make it more important than ever that the US maintain close ties to Israel, leading Republican Representative Ann Wagner of Missouri said during a speech on […]

Getting a new mobile number in China will involve a facial-recognition test

China is taking every measure it can to verify the identities of its over 850 million mobile internet users. From Dec. 1, people applying for new mobile and data services will have to have their faces scanned by telecom providers, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said in a Sept. 27 statement(link in Chinese). MIIT said the step […]

Trump pulls back troops from northern Syria ahead of Turkish assault, Pentagon officials ‘blindsided’

The White House announced late Sunday that Turkey will soon move forward with a planned military operation in northeast Syria, as U.S. troops who have been deployed and operating with Kurdish-led forces in the area began pulling back from their positions. The decision sent shockwaves through the region and Washington, with U.S. officials telling Fox News that top Pentagon officials were “completely […]