Tag: Palestine

What to Expect in 2015

PROPHETIC FULFILLMENTS POSSIBLE FOR 2015 by Irvin Baxter   In order to consider what prophetic fulfillments are likely for 2015, we need to understand the major prophecies that will come to pass between now and the Second Coming of Jesus. This is because many prophecies are fulfilled incrementally and over a period of several years. […]

US aid to Palestinians may be cut over ICC move

The Palestinians could lose annual US aid if they file a lawsuit against Israel at the International Criminal Court which they joined this month over American and Israeli protests, a senior US Republican senator said on Monday.   Lindsey Graham, part of a seven-member delegation of senators visiting Israel, Saudi Arabia and Qatar, said existing […]

Palestinians seeking ICC investigation of Arafat’s death

The Palestinians want the International Criminal Court (ICC) to launch an investigation into the death of Yasser Arafat, a senior Fatah official announced on Sunday.   Jamal Muheissen, member of the Fatah Central Committee, claimed that Israel was responsible for the death of Arafat, who died in November 2004.   “This file will be presented […]

Palestinians preparing lawsuits against Israeli leaders who ordered destruction of Gaza homes

Palestinian officials are preparing cases to bring before the International Criminal Court against Israeli officials who ordered the destruction of residences in the Gaza Strip as well as other types of cases.   The home destruction files were being prepared along with lawsuits against those responsible for the confiscation of land and the building of […]

UN says alarmed by ‘downward spiral’ of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is alarmed that Israelis and Palestinians are engaged in a downward spiral of actions and counter actions and calls on both sides not to exacerbate existing divisions, a senior UN official said on Thursday.   Israel is withholding critical tax revenue and seeking ways to prosecute Palestinian leaders for war crimes […]

Hamas Blames Abbas for Gaza Siege

Senior Hamas MP Fathi Hammad on Wednesday accused Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas, along with the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) unity government Hamas formed with Abbas, of being part of the “siege” on Gaza.   Hammad, formerly Hamas Interior Minister, told the Palestinian Arab Ma’an News Agency that Abbas and the unity government are cooperating with the blocking of […]

‘UN Encouraging PA to Avoid Negotiations’

“In 1967, eight Arab heads of state attended a summit in Khartoum to formulate the policies of the Arab states in conflict with Israel. They emerged with their famous three ‘no’s’ – no negotiations, no recognition of Israel, and no peace. Even when it seemed impossible, Israel continued to strive for peace,” said Prosor.   […]

Prophetic Fulfillments of 2014

An overview of events that occurred in 2014 by Rick Brinegar   The Bible prophesies that, just prior to the Second Coming of Jesus Christ: (1) A global economic system will be established. (2) A peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, will be recognized by the International Community, which will finalize the borders of […]

Jewish crisis has ‘nothing to do with Israel and the Palestinians’

In a modern synagogue in the capitol on Tuesday, alongside members of Congress, Obama administration officials and hundreds of deeply troubled Jewish Americans, France’s ambassador to the United States apologized for his country’s conduct last week.   “We failed,” Ambassador Gérard Araud told the audience. “We have not done enough. It’s obvious.”   Araud, once […]

Does Abbas really want to take Israel to The Hague over Gaza?

In fact, it actually may deny the Palestinians the chance to request an investigation into the IDF’s behavior during the Gaza conflict and other operations. On January 2, 2015, the Palestinian Authority became party to the Rome Statute and therefore the International Criminal Court. Three days earlier, Abbas had submitted a request to join the […]