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China’s crackdown on Hong Kong threatens global order, EU says

China’s efforts to tighten its grip on Hong Kong pose a threat to the rules-based international order, the European Union’s top diplomat said, calling on member states to respond with a “robust” message. China’s increasing control over the city “affects not only our direct interests in Hong Kong but also the maintenance of the rules-based international […]

US court: Iran, Syria, Hamas, IJ can be liable for ‘lone-wolf’ attackers

A US federal court in Washington has set a new precedent with a default judgment that Iran, Syria, Hamas and Islamic Jihad can be held liable for wrongful death damages for the actions of certain “lone-wolf” attackers. The game-changing decision means that terrorist groups and state sponsors of terrorism could be hit with million- and even billion-dollar […]

School board axes geography textbook for ‘pushing a particular political belief’

A Pennsylvania school board has blocked the use of a proposed textbook after one school board member led the charge against the book on the grounds that it was nothing more than liberal “indoctrination.” The West York Area school board rejected the book, “Rubenstein: The Cultural Landscape: An Introduction to Human Geography, 13th edition,” on […]

Netanyahu talks annexation with Kushner; US said to want to ‘slow the process’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Benny Gantz held separate talks Monday with top US officials about West Bank annexation plans. Netanyahu has stated repeatedly in recent weeks that he intends to move ahead with the annexation of parts of the West Bank, beginning next month. Netanyahu held a conference call with Jared Kushner, […]

Gantz tells army to step up preparations, as West Bank annexation looms

Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Monday ordered IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi to “step up preparations for the Israel Defense Forces,” ahead of a government proposal to annex portions of the West Bank, his office said. The military has roughly one month to complete preparations ahead of the government’s plan to extend Israeli sovereignty […]

Monitor: 5 pro-Iran fighters killed in Syria strike blamed on Israel

An airstrike in eastern Syria on Sunday killed five non-Syrian fighters backed by Iran, a Britain-based war monitor said. The strike targeted three military vehicles belonging to Iran-backed paramilitary fighters near the Iraqi border, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. The monitor did not say who was behind the attack near the border town […]

Evangelist Franklin Graham Calls For Churches Across America to Pray For Peace During Protests

Evangelist Franklin Graham, the president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, requests that churches pray for our nation during these dark days. With nationwide protests erupting after the death of George Floyd, Graham is urging pastors to have a special time during their Sunday morning worship service where they pray for peace, […]

Nuclear Weapons: The Reason Why Even Iran Fears Israel

In a private email leaked to the public in September of 2016, former secretary of state and retired U.S. Army general Colin Powell alluded to Israel having an arsenal of “200 nuclear weapons.” While this number appears to be an exaggeration, there is no doubt that Israel does have a small but powerful nuclear stockpile, spread out […]

Jews return to the Temple Mount

The first group of Jews ascended the Temple Mount Sunday, 70 days after the holy site was closed to Jewish visitors due to the outbreak of the coronavirus. The mount was opened to Jews at the same time as most of the restrictions on Muslims entering and praying in the area were lifted this morning. […]

‘Abbas has no answer to Israel applying sovereignty’

The Palestinian Authority continues to threaten Israel and is also trying to mobilize Jordan to prevent Israel from applying sovereignty in Judea and Samaria and the Jordan Valley. Yoni Ben Menachem, a commentator on Arab affairs and a senior researcher at the Jerusalem Center For Public Affairs, spoke to Arutz Shevaon Sunday about the cooperation between […]