Category: Prophecy News

Three Gulf states seek partnership with Israel to fight coronavirus

Three Gulf states have reached out to Israel in recent weeks to receive information and assistance in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. The three make up half of the countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Bahrain and another Gulf state reached out to Sheba Medical Center at […]

Contact tracing by app: life-saving or invasion of privacy?

For many Americans, it’s only a matter of weeks before the cell phones in their pockets start measuring how close they’ve come to COVID-19. But advocates, scientists and researchers are monitoring the spread of something they deem to be important, too, and that’s how close these mobile applications come to invading privacy and encroaching on […]

EU Officials Ask If They Have the Wrong Person Running the Show

National governments are reasserting their power, the coronavirus is exposing the EU’s old faultlines with a new ferocity and, six months into the job, some officials who work with Ursula von der Leyen are asking whether she’s up to it. In the past two months, the president of the European Commission has been scolded by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, […]

America and Britain play Cold War games with Russia in the Arctic

LA MER DE BARENTS is not a welcoming place for visitors. “Frequent snowstorms … wiped out the country for hours,” wrote an unlucky British submariner sent there to snoop during the Cold War. “We were confronted with the bestiality of the spray that turned into ice before they even hit our faces. It is therefore […]

Facebook content oversight member reportedly linked to Muslim Brotherhood

A member of Facebook’s new oversight board, which will have control of the content moderation process for the social media platform, has in the past expressed support for the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) and media reports. On Wednesday, Facebook announced the first 20 members of its oversight board, […]

COVID-19 could set a new norm for surveillance and privacy

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the ways we interact and has everyone thinking more about our health and well-being. But that shift in mindset means that daily activities like going grocery shopping or simple things like standing in an elevator will come with even more surveillance strings attached. The response by governments and the tech […]

Government swearing-in pushed off to Thursday against backdrop of Pompeo visit

Israel’s 35th government will be officially installed on Thursday, Blue and White chairman Benny Gantz, in his role as Knesset speaker, informed parliament Monday afternoon, bringing to an end 16 months of political turmoil wrought by three inconclusive elections. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud and Blue and White had previously said that their “emergency national […]

France pushing for tough EU response to any West Bank annexation

France is urging its European Union partners to consider threatening Israel with a tough response if it goes ahead with a de facto annexation of parts of the occupied West Bank, three EU diplomats said. Belgium, Ireland, and Luxembourg also want to discuss the possibility of punitive economic measures during a foreign ministers’ meeting on Friday, the […]

Hamas MP says Israeli annexation ‘violates Allah’s will’

Hamas Parliament member and cleric Yunis al-Astal  said in a parliament session last week that Israeli annexation of parts of Judea and Samaria would constitute a crime against the will of Allah, and called for the parliament to recommend the murder of Jews “wherever they may be found.” In the May 6 session, which aired on […]

Fighting Between Syrian Forces and Al-Qaida-linked Group Leaves Dozens Dead

Al-Qaida-linked fighters attacked Syrian government positions Sunday on the edge of the country’s last rebel stronghold, triggering intense clashes that killed nearly three dozen combatants across both sides, opposition activists said. The fighting was among the worst since early March, when an agreement between Turkey and Russia halted the Syrian government’s three-month air and ground […]