22 Feb 2018

Egypt’s Christians Suffer from “Very High Persecution”
For another consecutive year in a row, Egypt has proven to be an inhospitable place for Christians, namely its most indigenous inhabitants, the Copts. According to Open Doors, a human rights organization that closely follows the treatment of Christians around the world, Egypt is the 17th worst nation (out of nearly 200) wherein to be Christian; there, Christians experience “very high” level of “persecution.”[1] “Islamic oppression” is the premier driving force of this persecution.

Jewish Leaders Mourn the Passing of Reverend Billy Graham, Friend of Israel
In particular, Reverend Graham is remembered for his efforts at healing the rift that has separated Jews and Christians for the last millennium. After the Six Day War in 1967, Reverend Graham spoke about his support for the Jewish People in an interview saying, “the Jews are God’s chosen people. We cannot place ourselves in opposition to Israel without detriment to ourselves.”

Syrian conflict 101: A 2018 guide to the main factions
So what does 2018 hold? The slow consolidation of regime gains. The defeat of the Syrian rebels and their becoming clients of Turkey and Jordan. The cementing of the US presence in the east. The occupation of Afrin by Turkey and some of the Kurds being forced to seek a deal with the regime.

‘Patriotic alliance’ against Soros and Europe’s Islamization
Viktor Orbán has called for “patriotic” EU countries to assist Hungary’s fight against globalism, reported Brietbart’s Virginia Hale.“Dark clouds are gathering over Europe because of immigration,” Hungary’s Prime Minister warned in Budapest on Sunday, at the nation’s annual State of the Union Address. “Nations will cease to exist, the West will fall, while Europe won’t even realize it’s been invaded,” he said, declaring that “Christianity is Europe’s last hope” against rising Islamization taking place on the continent.

Florida, California, Nevada top ‘sinful ‘ list
Florida, California and Nevada claimed the top three spots in the overall “sinful” category, while Maine, North Dakota and Vermont rounded out the bottom of the list for “2018’s Most Sinful States in America.” The report “compared the 50 states across 38 key indicators of immorality” that included: anger/hatred, jealousy, excesses/vices, greed, lust, vanity and laziness to reach its results.

Abbas threatens U.S. with ‘terrorists’
President Trump hasn’t been pleased with the Palestinians’ refusal to consider compromises to achieve Middle East peace. So he’s decided to withhold tens of millions of dollars of U.S. taxpayer funding from the Palestinian Authority. And what answer does he get? The threat of terrorism. Bloomberg reported the recent threat to the United Nations Security Council from Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, who also demanded that Trump designate Jerusalem, which the president recognized in December as Israel’s capital, as a capital for “Palestine.”

U.N. brings back image of 3rd pagan god
Religious leaders in Israel are concerned that the United Nations’ is promoting idolatry after word was released that the organization is helping fund a reproduction of a third pagan god – the goddess of “extra-marital relations.” First, the global body was part of the funding of the re-creation of the Roman triumphal arch that once welcomed travelers to the Temple of Baal. Then it was the re-creation of a statue of the goddess Athena that once stood in Palmyra. Now, Breaking Israel News reports a third project is nearing completion, and it again has a theme of pagan gods.

Researches believe they dug up 2,700-year-old Seal of doomsday prophet Isaiah
The Ophel excavations, located at the foot of the southern wall of the Temple Mount compound, may have unearthed the seal impression of doomsday prophet Isaiah, who advised King Hezekiah in the Kingdom of Judah during the 8th century BCE, 2,700 years ago. The discovery of the oval 1 cm. bulla (type of seal) was made by Dr. Eilat Mazar of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem…

Venezuela’s Maduro wants ‘mega-election’ amid opposition boycott
Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has proposed holding a “mega-election” after the opposition coalition said it would boycott a planned presidential poll in April. Mr Maduro said he wanted to add legislative, state and municipal votes to provide “democratic renewal”. Opposition parties say the presidential election will be “fraudulent and illegitimate”.

Explosion at US embassy in Montenegro
There has been an explosion at the US embassy in Montenegro, officials say. An attacker threw an explosive device into the compound in the capital Podgorica at around midnight (23:00 GMT), before killing himself, the government announced. Local media have named a Serbian-born local resident as a suspect, but this is unconfirmed by authorities.

1 in 5 Americans have more credit-card debt than savings
…One in five Americans say they have more credit-card debt than they do in emergency savings, according to a report published Thursday from the personal-finance company Bankrate. Another 12% said they had no credit card debt, but they also had no savings. Bankrate surveyed 1,000 people during early February.

Abbas threatens U.S. with ‘terrorists’
President Trump hasn’t been pleased with the Palestinians’ refusal to consider compromises to achieve Middle East peace. So he’s decided to withhold tens of millions of dollars of U.S. taxpayer funding from the Palestinian Authority. And what answer does he get? The threat of terrorism.

California claims it can’t promote abortion without pro-life centers
California has filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court complaining that it cannot adequately promote abortion services without the help of a tiny number of pro-life pregnancy centers that mostly offer pregnancy tests, diapers and counseling.

Trump to Shoot Down Obama Era Plane Sale to Iran
The Trump administration appears to be executing a plan to thwart a $16.6 billion deal between Boeing and the Iranian government – a move that would critically impact a 2015 nuclear agreement between Tehran and international powers.

Fearing Tourist Drought, Cape Town Charts a New Relationship with Water
…Sisa Ntshona, who heads the tourism marketing arm of South Africa’s government, has the answer you’d expect: Tourists — who support an estimated 300,000 jobs in South Africa’s Western Cape province — should come but they should be prepared to help out and “Save like a local,” as the slogan goes.

Temperature in Denver plummets 72 degrees in 40 hours, officials say
…According to the National Weather Service in Boulder, after a high of 69 degrees at 2:27 p.m. Sunday, Denver’s official low hit 3 below zero just over 40 hours later Tuesday at 6:45 a.m.

WHO: Measles Outbreak Cases Quadrupled in Europe in 2017
MEASLES PLAGUED EUROPE in 2017 with 21,173 cases and 35 deaths – quadruple the number of cases from the year before, according to the World Health Organization’s latest report.

Dozens Killed In Damascus Suburb, Marking The Area’s Highest Death Toll In Years
Almost 200 have died since Sunday.

WTF: Gucci Models Carry Severed Heads In Runway Show
Gucci unveiled their Fall/Winter 2018-2019 collection at Milan Fashion Week on Wednesday — with fashion models carrying replicas of their severed heads down the runway.

Abbas to UN: ‘We are the Canaanites’
PA chief claims Palestinians are direct descendants of Canaanites, says Palestine made contributions to humanity before Balfour Declaration.

Collusion-Mongers Hurt America Far Worse Than Indicted Russians Did
It appears the Russia hysteria peddlers are engaging in a more effective disinformation campaign than Russians could have ever constructed.

Flight logs show Bill Clinton flew on sex offender’s orgy jet much more than previously known
Former President Bill Clinton was a much more frequent flyer on a registered sex offender’s infamous jet than previously reported, with flight logs showing the former president taking at least 26 trips aboard the “Lolita Express” — even apparently ditching his Secret Service detail for at least five of the flights, according to records obtained by FoxNews.com.

SODOM AND GEMORRAH: California Will Free 10,000 Sexual Predators
California will soon send 10,000 sexual predators pouring onto the streets and into neighborhoods where children play, and the vulnerable make easy targets.

YouTube Restricts PragerU’s Planned Parenthood Video, Then Reverses Course
… a video that is narrated by Lila Rose, president of pro-life organization Live Action, was placed in “Restricted Mode.” In the video, titled What You Need to Know about Planned Parenthood, Rose discusses “deceptions” generated by Planned Parenthood, including its claim to be a “healthcare provider,” and that abortion constitutes only three percent of its services.

New Superbug Typhoid Strain Tied to Pakistan Outbreak
An outbreak of typhoid fever in Pakistan is being caused by an extensively drug resistant “superbug” strain, a sign that treatment options for the bacterial disease are running out, scientists said on Tuesday.

Three African Men Arrested for Cannibalism in Paris Suburb
Three men have been arrested in the heavily migrant-populated Paris suburb of Clichy-sous-Bois for attacking a man by biting at his face and then eating the pieces of flesh they had bitten off.