Tag: World War 3

Israel bolsters forces along volatile Gaza border

The Israeli military bolstered forces along the volatile border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday in response to intensifying rocket fire as tensions remained high over the deaths of three Israeli teenagers and an Arab youth who Palestinians allege was killed in a revenge attack. Buses carrying Israeli forces could be seen heading to the […]

How 2014 Is Strikingly Similar to 1914

This week rings a historical bell. On June 28, it will be exactly 100 years since one man in the Balkans changed the world forever — with two shots from a pistol in the dusty provincial town of Sarajevo. Those shots, fired by Serbian nationalist Gavrilo Princip, killed Austria’s Archduke Franz Ferdinand and set off […]

Inspectors: Chlorine Gas Likely Used in Syria

Chemical weapons inspectors who came under attack while investigating claims of chlorine gas attacks in Syria last month found information suggesting that similar chemicals had indeed been used, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) said Tuesday. According to Reuters, the OPCW, which is overseeing the destruction of Syria’s chemical stockpile, said inspectors […]

Kerry: US considering air strikes in Iraq

The United States is considering US air strikes to help the Iraqi government fend off an Islamist insurgency as well as possible discussions with neighboring Iran, US Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday. Read More: Kerry: US considering air strikes in Iraq | JPost | Israel News.

Iran could build nukes in under a year

Iran has already reached the point of being a “nuclear threshold state” and has the capacity to build a bomb in less than a year, Strategic and Intelligence Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz said on Monday.   Steinitz discussed Iran’s nuclear program at the annual Herzliya Conference hosted by the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya. Repeating a message […]

Ankara suspends pumping Euphrates’ water

The Turkish government recently cut off the flow of the Euphrates River, threatening primarily Syria but also Iraq with a major water crisis. Al-Akhbar found out that the water level in Lake Assad has dropped by about six meters, leaving millions of Syrians without drinking water.   Two weeks ago, the Turkish government once again […]

American eagle, Russian bear and Chinese dragon: One will have to go

The visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to China is seen as a landmark event in terms of changing the vector of Russia’s development towards Asia. State Duma deputy Mikhail Emelyanov explained in an interview with Pravda.Ru why the United States tried to prevent Russia’s initiative to move closer to China and how the […]

South Korea Says North Korea “Must Disappear Soon”

A rhetorical battle between the rival Koreas intensified Monday with a South Korean official saying North Korea “must disappear soon.”   The comments, which will likely draw a furious response from Pyongyang, followed a series of sexist and racist slurs by North Korea against the leaders of South Korea and the United States. Pyongyang’s state […]

Iranian admiral says US aircraft carriers would be targeted

Iran will target U.S. aircraft carriers based in the Persian Gulf if a war were to ever erupt between both countries, an Iranian naval chief warned Tuesday.   “Aircraft carriers are the symbol of America’s military might,” Adm. Ali Fadavi, according to the Fars news agency. “The carriers are responsible for supplying America’s air power. So, […]

Peace Treaty and WWIII

Will WWIII Happen Before or After the Peace Treaty?

Question: Jasmine from Indiana called to ask Irvin if the peace treaty has to start for the seven year tribulation to begin or will the peace treaty take place after World War 3?