Netanyahu: Hamas-Fatah Deal is a ‘Blow to Peace’

“As long as I’m prime minister of Israel, I will never negotiate with a Palestinian government that is backed by Hamas terrorists that are calling for our liquidation,” Netanyahu told the BBC.   He made clear that Abbas could “have peace with Israel or a pact with Hamas – he can’t have both”, and declared […]

Israel Calls Off Peace Talks After Palestinian Deal

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told NBC News on Thursday that Israel was calling off peace talks with the Palestinians.   Israel was infuriated after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas agreed to form a unity government with Hamas, which is considered by the West and Israel to be a terrorist group. Hamas has killed hundreds of Israelis […]

Kerry: ‘We Will Never Give Up Hope’ on Talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry responded to the suspension of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) nine months ago on Thursday, calling for “compromises” from both sides.   “There’s always a way forward, but the leaders have to make the compromises to do that… if they’re not willing to make the compromises […]

After Call, Vatican Clarifies Pope Is Not Authorizing Divorcees To Take Communion

A divorced woman from Argentina claims Pope Francis cold-called her Monday to inform her that it’s alright for her and her second husband to take communion.   In what would amount to a break from Catholic doctrine, Jacqui Lisbona and her husband, Julio Sabetta, were allegedly told by the pontiff that there was nothing wrong […]

Bible verse removed from high school gym, team website

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. –  Wood County school officials have removed a Bible verse from Parkersburg South High School’s gymnasium and the school wrestling team’s website.   The team’s use of Philippians 4:13 drew a complaint earlier this month from the Wisconsin-based Freedom from Religion Foundation. The verse states, “I can do all things through Christ who […]

Oregon county puts stop to incinerating aborted babies for electricity: ‘we are outraged’

SALEM, Oregon, April 24, 2014 ( – The Marion County Board of Commissioners announced late Wednesday that they are putting a stop to a waste-to-energy facility’s program that was incinerating aborted babies to produce electricity.   The Covanta Marion waste-to-energy facility in Oregon that has been incinerating British Columbia “medical waste,” including aborted babies.   […]

‘Russia Wants to Start World War Three’

Rhetoric escalated between Moscow and Kiev Friday, as a tense standoff ensues in eastern Ukraine between armed pro-Russian demonstrators and the Ukrainian military.   “Attempts at military conflict in Ukraine will lead to a military conflict in Europe,” Acting Ukrainian Prime Minister Artseniy Yatsenyuk told the interim cabinet, in remarks on a live broadcast. “The […]

Jordan recognizes Palestinians’ rights to all of east Jerusalem

Jordanian Prime Minister Abdullah Ensour met in Ramallah with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and signed agreements to strengthen relations in various fields, including an increase in economic and trade ties.   Ensour said that Jordan recognizes Palestinian sovereignty over “every square millimeter” of east Jerusalem, and this includes the Temple Mount, known as Haram […]

Coalition with Hamas will recognize Israel, Abbas tells Kerry

WASHINGTON — On a phone call with US Secretary of State John Kerry Thursday evening, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said that a unity government between Fatah and Hamas would renounce violence and recognize the state of Israel. Read More: Coalition with Hamas will recognize Israel, Abbas tells Kerry | JPost | Israel News.

Biometric Surveillance Means Someone Is Always Watching

From 2008 to 2010, as Edward Snowden has revealed, the National Security Agency NSA collaborated with the British Government Communications Headquarters to intercept the webcam footage of over 1.8 million Yahoo users. Read More: Biometric Surveillance Means Someone Is Always Watching.