US official after Greenblatt meetings in Cairo: Peace agreement will take time
“Creating a lasting peace agreement will take time,” a senior US administration official said Sunday following meetings US Middle East negotiator Jason Greenblatt held last week in Egypt. According to the official, Greenblatt met last week in Cairo with Egyptian Intelligence chief Khaled Fawzy to discuss the situation in Gaza and the Fatah-Hamas reconciliation efforts. Fawzy played a key role in brokering that agreement.
In first, Israel participates in US chiefs of staff confab on counterterrorism
IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot is in Washington on a four-day working visit where he will attend a counterterrorism conference hosted by the United States…Eisenkot, who will be joined by Israel’s defense attaché to the US, Maj.-Gen. Mickey Edelstein, and the head of the IDF’s international relations unit, Brig.-Gen. Erez Maisal, will meet with senior American defense officials as well as the heads of US European Command (EUCOM) and US Central Command (CENTCOM).
WHO cancels Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role
The World Health Organization has revoked the appointment of Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe as a goodwill ambassador following a widespread outcry. “I have listened carefully to all who have expressed their concerns,” WHO head Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said in a statement. He had previously praised Zimbabwe for its commitment to public health. But critics pointed out that Zimbabwe’s healthcare system had collapsed under Mr Mugabe’s 30-year rule.
Abe on course for resounding victory in Japan, exit polls say
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling coalition is on course for a resounding victory in Sunday’s general election, according to exit polls. One poll put Mr Abe’s Liberal Democratic Party-led (LDP) coalition at 311 seats, allowing it to retain its two-thirds “super majority”. Other polls showed the coalition slightly below the two-thirds mark.
Spain Catalonia: Foreign minister denies ‘coup’ by Madrid
The Spanish Foreign Minister, Alfonso Dastis, has denied that his government’s move to reassert control over Catalonia amounts to a “coup”. The speaker of the Catalan parliament, Carme Forcadell, called measures announced by the government on Saturday a “de facto coup d’état”. “If anyone has attempted a coup, it is the Catalan regional government, Mr Dastis told the BBC.
Mexico joins legal fight against Texas’ sanctuary city crackdown
The government of Mexico has aligned itself with municipalities suing the state of Texas over a new law that, if implemented, would crack down on sanctuary cities, arguing that the state’s action hurts Mexico’s relationship with Washington. Lawyers for the Mexican government argue that Texas Senate Bill 4 creates unnecessary tension in relations between Mexico and the United States.
China’s rising authoritarianism has a stark human cost
…Since Chinese President Xi Jinping ascended to power in 2012, he has both amassed extraordinary power — analysts routinely call him China’s strongest leader since Mao Tse-tung — and ratcheted up repression to its highest levels since the early 1990s…Xi, has introduced new, draconian legislation tightening control over religion, foreign non-governmental organizations and the internet. Xi’s…anti-corruption drive has “punished” more than a million officials…
Ramping up rhetoric, Turkey’s Erdogan chastises U.S. over democracy
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan showed no retreat from a diplomatic row with the United States on Saturday, castigating Washington for what he said an “undemocratic” indictment against his security detail. His comments may further dash hopes of a quick resolution to an on-going diplomatic crisis between the NATO allies. Both Ankara and Washington have cut back issuing visas to each other’s citizens as ties have worsened.
Syria warns UN of ‘grave consequences’ to Israeli fire
The Syrian Foreign Ministry sent two letters, to the UN secretary-general and to the Security Council president, on Saturday, following the Israeli retaliation on Quneitra in response to rocket spillover from Syrian in-fighting. The letter stated that “Syria warns again of the the grave consequences of such repeated aggressive acts” and demanded the UN rebume Israel’s actions.
Intelligence Agencies Warn Islamic State May Be Plotting Poison Gas Attacks
Intelligence services in Europe are warning that the Islamic State terror group may be considering using bombs filled with toxic gasses on trains, metro systems or even airplanes.
Did the Museum of the Bible Leave Out Jesus?
It hasn’t even opened, and yet the Museum of the Bible is already embroiled in controversy (again). The conservative blogosphere pounced after the Washington Post published an article titled, “Sneak peek: D.C.’s huge new Museum of the Bible contains losts of tech, but not a lot of Jesus”
Globalists vs Patriots: The Art of War
America, in its present form, cannot be saved. Christians will be persecuted and many of us will not survive the tumultuous events that are coming our way. However, there is great value in maintaining the fight. We must never let the spirit of freedom and devotion to our Lord be extinguished.
WATCH: Eric Holder Issues Horrifying Anti-Trump Announcement
It seems that despite the Obama administration leaving office last January, many of them still think that they have the right to try and keep former President Barack Obama’s policies in place. The latest person to fall into this group is Obama’s former Attorney General Eric Holder.
Newsmax TV to Air Live Special with Bush, Clinton, Obama
Newsmax TV will air live a special featuring all five former U.S. presidents – George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter – for a special concert benefitting victims of hurricanes that struck Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico.
False Flag Terror: FBI Used Swat Team To Confiscate Key Surveillance Video Of The Las Vegas Massacre From The Tropicana Hotel
As bullets continued to rain down on the crowd of concertgoers at the Route 91 Harvest Music Festival, a seven man SWAT team, led by the FBI, was sent to the Tropicana Hotel to confiscate key video surveillance footage that recorded an unobstructed view of supposed shooter Stephen Paddock’s room, according to a bombshell new piece published by TruNews.
Trump’s Debt Increases Put Obama to Shame and Most New Debt is Due to Yellen’s Increased Interest Rates
Although President Trump held the longest and largest decrease of US Federal Debt in US history at $100 Billion, it is now over.