Sanhedrin Invites Iranian Minister to Follow Ways of Persian Kings and Build the Temple
The nascent Sanhedrin has turned a dispute between the Israeli Prime Minister and the Iranian Foreign Minister into an opportunity to invite Israel’s greatest enemy to help build the Third Temple. This offer is not nearly as preposterous as some may think, and has an undeniable precedent the Iranian Minister is quite proud to admit.
Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Fukushima, and “The Blob”: Pacific Northwest Gearing Up for End of Days
A series of unusual and threatening phenomena including volcanoes, radioactive waste, and a mysterious marine anomaly called ‘the Blob’ have all appeared in the waters of the Pacific Northwest in the last month. Something is brewing in the cold coastal waters, and though scientists are struggling to understand, one rabbi sees right through it all.
Founder of Anti-Israel Boycott Movement Arrested in Israel for Tax Evasion
Israeli authorities have arrested Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the anti-Israel Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, for evading taxes on $700,000 of his income
UK antisemitism watchdog urges Jewish community to be ‘calm, vigilant’ after London attack
Following Wednesday’s terror attack in which at least two civilians and a police officer were killed outside the houses of Parliament in London, the city’s Jewish community was instructed to be more cautious in the upcoming days, for fear that it may very well be marked as an easy, potential target for terrorists who would be inspired to act in the aftermath of the ramming and knife attacks. More than 20 are reported injured, some seriously.
Arab League chief says Palestinians to present peace plan
The Palestinian leadership will present “a new plan” to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict to the upcoming Arab League Summit in Jordan, Arab League Secretary-General Ahmad Abul Ghaith told a pan-Arab, London-based publication. “There is a desire on the Palestinian side to reformulate some ideas… They [the Palestinians] promised to put forward a new plan pertaining to the Palestinian issue in general,” Abul Ghaith told Al-Sharq al-Awsat in an interview published on Wednesday, without elaborating.
How worried are Israel’s leaders about Putin’s Syrian warning?
Contradictory reports, most of them unconfirmed and unofficial, have emerged in recent days regarding Israeli-Russian understandings over the war in Syria…Media reports suggested that President Vladimir Putin, who is the sponsor and savior of the Syrian regime, expressed anger, while Syria’s ruler, Bashar Assad, boasted to Russian lawmakers that Putin had promised to rein in Israel. Israeli commentators wrote that the operational freedom hitherto enjoyed by the Israel Air Force is over.
Afghan Taliban capture city of Sangin
The Taliban have captured the crucial southern Afghan city of Sangin after a year-long battle, officials say. Afghan forces say they have made a tactical retreat from the centre of Sangin. A spokesman for Helmand’s governor confirmed the district police and governor’s headquarters were now in militant hands.
Ukraine munitions blasts prompt mass evacuations
Some 20,000 people are being evacuated after a series of explosions at a massive arms depot in eastern Ukraine described by officials as sabotage. The base in Balakliya, near Kharkiv, is around 100km (60 miles) from fighting against Russian-backed separatists. The dump is used to store thousands of tonnes of ammunition including missiles and artillery weapons.
FBI Grilled On Extent Of Its Facial Recognition Program
The FBI took fire from privacy advocates and members of Congress Wednesday over how it characterizes its face recognition program, which has allowed agents to access and algorithmically match the photos of tens of millions of Americans — including innocent people who have never been charged with a crime. At a hearing convened by the House of Representatives’ government oversight committee, experts and lawmakers pressed an FBI representative on the agency’s misrepresentation of the program’s scope…
North Korea has no fear of U.S. sanctions move, will pursue nuclear arms – envoy
North Korea has nothing to fear from any U.S. move to broaden sanctions aimed at cutting it off from the global financial system and will pursue “acceleration” of its nuclear and missile programs, a North Korean envoy told Reuters on Tuesday. This includes developing a “pre-emptive first strike capability” and an inter-continental ballistic missile (ICBM), said Choe Myong Nam, deputy ambassador at the North Korean mission to the United Nations in Geneva.
Erdogan warns Europeans ‘will not walk safely’ if attitude persists
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday that Europeans would not be able to walk safely on the streets if they kept up their current attitude towards Turkey, his latest salvo in a row over campaigning by Turkish politicians in Europe.
Nunes Confirms There Was “Incidental Surveillance” Of Trump During Obama Administration, “Seems To Be Inappropriate”
The US intelligence community “incidentally” collected information on members of President Trump’s transition team, and potentially Trump himself, and the information was “widely disseminated” in intelligence reports, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes told reporters on Wednesday.
This New Bubble Is Even Bigger Than The Subprime Fiasco
The total value of student loans in America today is LARGER than the total value of subprime loans at the peak of the financial bubble. And just like the subprime mortgages, many student loans are in default.
Retired IDF General Warns Israel’s Border with Syria Could ‘Deteriorate’
The Algemeiner reports: Israel must be prepared for a deterioration of the security situation along its northern border, a retired IDF general said this week, according to the Hebrew news site nrg.
Zacks: Twitter Will Struggle to Convince Advertisers to Return Following Bot Scandal
Zacks Investment Research claims Twitter will struggle to convince advertisers to return to the platform, following the revelation that “up to 15%” of the platform’s users are bots.
US flies nuclear-capable B-1B bomber after North Korea’s failed missile test
The US flew a nuclear-capable B-1B bomber over the Korean peninsula on Wednesday, 22 March, hours after North Korea’s failed missile test. Although it was part of the ongoing US-South Korea joint military exercises, it is seen as a strong warning to the reclusive Kim Jong-un regime.
Anti-Trump Propagandist David Brock Suffers Heart Attack
Founder of Media Matters, and infamous Hillary “attack dog” and agit-prop specialist, David Brock has suffered a heart attack, but is expected to make a “swift recovery,” a senior aide said Wednesday.