7 Oct 2018

Two killed, one wounded in a terror shooting in the West Bank
Two people were killed and one was seriously wounded in a terror attack in the Barkan Industrial Park in the Samaria region of the West Bank on Sunday morning. It’s the first terror attack in the park — which employees both Israelis and Palestinians —and is considered to be an oasis of coexistence where both Israelis and Palestinians come together.

Government approves decision to bring 1,000 of 8,000 Falash Mura to Israel
The cabinet approved on Sunday morning a decision made by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu last month to bring 1,000 members of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia to Israel. Those approved to emigrate to Israel from the 8,000 members of the community still in Ethiopia are the parents of children who came to Israel under previous government decisions.

Haiti struck by deadly earthquake
At least 10 people have been killed by an earthquake that struck off the north of Haiti, officials say. The magnitude 5.9 quake was one of the strongest to hit the Caribbean nation since a major tremor in 2010 killed more than 200,000 people. Several buildings are reported to have been destroyed. President Jovenel Moise has urged people to remain calm.

Turkish police suspect Saudi journalist Khashoggi was killed at consulate
Turkish authorities suspect that missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who disappeared on Tuesday after entering Saudi Arabia’s consulate in Istanbul, was killed inside the consulate, Turkish sources told Middle East Eye and news agencies on Saturday. A senior Turkish police source told MEE that police believed that Khashoggi, a prominent critic of the Saudi government, was “brutally tortured, killed and cut into pieces” inside the consulate after visiting the building on 2 October.

Top US admiral warns of Russian submarine threat
America’s most senior naval officer in Europe, Adm. James Foggo, said Friday that he was “concerned” about some of Russia’s newer and more advanced fleet of submarines. “Russia is not 10 feet tall but they do have assets that keep me vigilant, concerned. One of them is in the undersea domain,” Foggo, the commander of US Naval Forces Europe, told reporters at the Pentagon.

Iran parliament passes measures against funding terrorism
Iran’s parliament approved new measures against funding terrorism on Sunday, changes that officials hope will move Tehran closer to global norms and help remove it from investment blacklists as it faces renewed U.S. sanctions. The measures, which allow Iran to join a convention against the funding of terrorism (CFT), still have to be approved by a clerical body before they become law.

Backed by Russia, Syria gets bold and warns Israel that they will conquer the Golan Heights and liberate it from the Jewish State
Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem recently addressed the UN General Assembly, accusing Israel of supporting terrorism while warning that his country intends to “liberate” the Golan Heights from Israel.

Trudeau’s Canada plans to lead the charge on the UN global refugee plan, which would force countries to take in Islamic and African migrants whether they want to or not
There are few moments in history where the world comes together to devise a new plan that holds the promise of improving the lives of millions of people. The Global Compact on Refugees…will be formally adopted by the UN General Assembly in the next couple of months—has the potential to be one of these moments.

NATO DISASTER: Brutal Turkish airstrikes target Christian villages in Iraq – is it time they are kicked out of NATO?
The Turkish military launched airstrikes targeting Iraqi Christian villages in northern Iraq, a rights group warned. Local sources have told International Christian Concern, a U.S.-based persecution watchdog, that seven predominantly Christian villages were targeted by Turkish airstrikes last month. September saw an increase in Turkish airstrikes in the north of Iraq.

Jerusalem’s mayor has a formidable plan to rid the city of the United Nations forever – and they are not happy
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat revealed on Thursday evening a detailed plan of action he had devised to remove the UNRWA organization from Jerusalem and to replace the services it provides with municipal services.

Chernobyl begins new life as solar power park
Ukraine launched Friday a park of photovoltaic panels at the former Chernobyl power plant as the country seeks to use solar power to give the scene of the world’s worst nuclear disaster a new lease on life.

Rescue continues as death toll climbs over 1,600 in Indonesia earthquake, tsunami
The death toll from the earthquake and ensuing tsunami last week that struck Indonesia has risen to 1,649, the latest number provided by the country’s disaster agency on Saturday afternoon.

Budding Tropical Storm Threatens to Menace U.S. Gulf Coast
A collection of thunderstorms over the Caribbean is likely to strengthen into a tropical storm that could strike the Gulf Coast next week between Louisiana and the Florida Panhandle.

Romanians vote on constitutional ban on same sex marriage
Romanians began voting on Saturday on whether to change the constitution to comprehensively ban same sex marriage in a two-day referendum that rights activists say has stirred hate speech against LGBT people.

Mormon no more: Tabernacle Choir renamed in big church shift
The well-known Mormon Tabernacle Choir was renamed Friday to strip out the word Mormon in a move showing the faith’s new president is serious about ending shorthand names for the religion that have been used for generations by church members and previously promoted by the church.

Feds’ linked biometric databases lay foundation for surveillance state
Privacy interests long have expressed alarm over biometric databases and their possible misuse. The systems collect fingerprints, facial images, hand geometry, iris images, palm prints and DNA, storing the information in a format that is searchable by law enforcement and others.

Dead Sea alive with vegetation, algae, fish
The Dead Sea in Israel is known by that name because with nearly 10 times the salt of the ocean, life in its brine is largely unknown. Until now.

Bp. Jackson: ‘Demonic Forces’ in Congress Are Trying to Block Kavanaugh
Bishop Harry R. Jackson, Jr, the Presiding Bishop of the International Comunion of Evangelical Churches and pastor of Hope Christian Church in Maryland, said that “demonic forces” are trying to block the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and that there are “demonically inspired people” on Capitol Hill who are being influenced by demons to attain that end.

The End Game of the Extreme Left Has Been Set Into Motion
America will never be the same. The two divergent sides, those who support America and those who support globalists are on full display. It is the stuff that good movie material comes from as it is a classic case of good vs. evil. Only this is no movie script, this real life.

The Democrats and Keyser Soze
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled,” advised Keyser Soze, “was convincing the world he didn’t exist.”

With All the Good Economic News — The Fed Just Raised Rates to Crush the Trump Economy Again!
President Trump is right.  With Stocks at all-time highs and unemployment at 50-year lows, the Fed’s interest rate increases show a far-left liberal bias.

Evangelicals wield voting power across Latin America, including Brazil
Evangelical churches are flourishing across traditionally Catholic Latin America and as the religious movement grows, its influence — including in this weekend’s elections in Brazil — is transforming the region and swinging its politics to the right, analysts say.