Prophecy in the News

Israel spied on Kerry’s calls during 2013 peace talks, magazine reports

Israel’s intelligence service intercepted Secretary of State John Kerry’s phone calls during 2013 Middle East peace negotiations, according to the German publication Spiegel.   Intelligence agents from another country also could have overheard Kerry’s conversations as he tried to help reach a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, several sources reportedly told the publication. […]

Turkey’s Erdogan lashes out at Israel at election rally

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel on Sunday of deliberately killing Palestinian mothers and warned it would “drown in the blood it sheds”, pulling foreign policy to centre stage as a presidential race enters its final week.   Addressing hundreds of thousands of supporters at his biggest rally so far ahead […]

Nato to strengthen military exercises after Russia ‘aggression’

Nato chief Anders Fogh Rasmussen has said the transatlantic military alliance will draw up new defence plans following Russia’s “aggression” in Ukraine.   In an interview with French regional newspaper Midi Libre, published Sunday (4 August), he said that “Russia’s aggression was a warning and created a new security situation in Europe”.   “We will […]

Two terrorist attacks in Jerusalem. An Israeli killed, a soldier injured. Security forces beefed up in capital

In the space of a few hours, two Palestinian terrorist attacks occurred in Jerusalem, both in areas close to Arab districts. In the second, Monday afternoon, Aug. 4, a motorcyclist shot an Israeli soldier outside the tunnel leading to Mt. Scopus and Wadi Joz, injuring him seriously. As the assalant raced off, a passerby shot […]

US Wants An Investigation Into School Bombings

The United States criticized the “disgraceful shelling” at a U.N. school in Gaza on Sunday and urged Israel to do more to prevent civilian casualties in its war against Hamas militants. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki also called for an investigation into attacks on U.N. schools in densely populated Gaza.   “The United States is appalled by today’s disgraceful shelling outside an UNRWA school in Rafah sheltering some […]

Barney Frank ‘Appalled’ By Obama Administration: ‘They Just Lied To People’

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama made a major political mistake by lying about the details of his health care plan, according to former House Financial Services Committee Chairman Barney Frank (D-Mass.).   “The rollout was so bad, and I was appalled — I don’t understand how the president could have sat there and not been […]

UK border staff ‘unprepared’ says union leader

Immigration Service Union (ISU) general secretary Lucy Moreton said her members needed more information on the threat. But the Border Force has insisted staff have been given guidance on how to identify and deal with suspected cases. Almost 700 people have died in West Africa since the first case of Ebola was detected in February. […]

White House slams Israel for ‘indefensible’ shelling of UN school

A White House spokesman held Israel responsible on Thursday for the shelling of a UN facility in Gaza this week, condemning the incident as “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible,” and calling on Israel to do more to avoid civilian casualties. Israel talks frequently about the importance it places on sparing civilian lives but the United […]