U.S. ambassador to Israel: Trump’s peace plan delayed ‘for several months’
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said Sunday that the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan – the “deal of the century” – will be delayed “for several months.” The comments came during National Security Advisor John Bolton’s visit to Israel this week. Bolton arrived on Saturday evening, and is scheduled to meet Netanyahu Sunday night.
Sudan refuses to allow Israel in its airspace en route to Kenya
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir rejected any possibility of normalization with Israel in an interview with Kan on Saturday night. Al-Bashir refused to allow Israeli airplanes in its airspace en route to Kenya, after there were reports in late December that Sudan was expected to allow Israeli planes to pass through it.
Israel plans to approve Red Sea-Dead Sea pipeline project with Jordan
Regional Cooperation Minister Tzachi Hanegbi said Israel is expected to approve the Red Sea-Dead Sea Project with Jordan, according to a report in Bloomberg News. “This is important for regional cooperation,” Hanegbi said in a phone interview with Bloomberg News. “Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was convinced that peace has a price, and he agreed to it.”
Egypt policeman killed defusing bomb near Coptic church
A policeman has been killed trying to defuse a bomb outside a Coptic Christian church in Egypt, security officials say. Mustafa Abid was reportedly a specialist in mine clearance. The explosion injured two other officers and an onlooker. The device was one of two hidden in a bag on a roof by the church in Nasr City outside Cairo.
French Gilets Jaunes: Ministry broken into amid fresh protests
A French government spokesman was evacuated from his office as violence broke out during “yellow vests” protests in Paris and other cities. Benjamin Griveaux said he and his team had had to escape through a back door after a construction vehicle was used to ram the building’s entrance. There were clashes between police and protesters on what was the first protest of the new year.
Brazil deploys troops to stop violence in Fortaleza
About 300 troops have been sent to the north-eastern Brazilian city of Fortaleza to tackle a surge in criminal violence, authorities said. Soldiers will patrol there and across the state of Ceará in a bid to halt attacks on shops, banks and buses. The justice ministry ordered the special deployment after dozens of attacks this week.
US budget shutdown talks to resume but deadlock continues
Talks to end the partial US federal government shutdown will resume on Sunday, President Donald Trump says, as the stalemate enters its third week. Mr Trump tweeted there was “not much headway made” in talks with Democratic Party representatives on Saturday. Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said her party would introduce appropriation bills to try to reopen certain agencies.
Iran plans naval drills with Russia in Caspian Sea
Iran and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea, including rescue and anti-piracy drills, the commander of the Iranian navy was quoted on Sunday as saying. “Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future,” the semi-official news agency Mehr quoted Rear Admiral Hossein Khanzadi as saying.
Taliban seek venue change for peace talks with U.S.
The Taliban will not attend planned peace talks with the United States in Saudi Arabia this month, and want to shift the venue to Qatar, Taliban officials said on Sunday, seeking to fend off Riyadh’s push to include the Afghan government in talks. The upcoming negotiations…are scheduled between the leaders of the Taliban and U.S. special envoy Zalmay Khalilzad to discuss the withdrawal of foreign forces and a possible ceasefire in 2019.
President Xi Orders Chinese Army To “Prepare For War”
“China is increasing its military training so that it has the best solutions for the worst outcomes, either related to the US or across the [Taiwan] strait.”
If you criticize the chaos and violence that Islamic migration into Sweden has brought, you are now going to jail
Head of online hate speech monitoring group “Näthatsgranskaren” Tomas Åberg receives tax funds for mass reporting pensioners and others who write critically about migration on Facebook.
Rivers around world turn blood red
Last month, WND reported the stunning phenomenon of hailstorms in the Saudi desert. Those who watch for signs of the end times also noted lightning and hail in the remote Australian landscape, and hail that killed at least one person and livestock in Swaziland.
Iran is sending warships to the Atlantic Ocean, as a direct challenge to the United States
Iran announced that it will send warships into the North Atlantic Ocean in a move that is sure to stoke tensions with the United States.
Iran’s leader Khamenei meets with Islamic terror leaders and calls for the final destruction of Israel
This is just more of the same vicious annihilationist Jew-hatred we have come to expect from Iran, which Iranian mullahs spewed for years with the sanction, the permission, of Obama. Khamenei has spewed this hatred many times before, and the United Nations yawns.
BREAKING: Appeals court rules in favor of Trump’s transgender military ban, LGBT community irate
The Trump administration should be allowed to implement its ban on individuals suffering from gender dysphoria serving in the military, a three-judge panel of the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Friday, though the ruling does not vacate every injunction against the policy.
Trudeau to issue new coin commemorating decriminalizaton of gay sex
Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has granted the Royal Mint permission to release a new one-dollar coin designed to commemorate the 50th anniversary of his father’s decriminalization of homosexuality.
Democrats: All about impeachment, amnesty and abortion
On Day 1 in control of the House of Representatives, Democrats broke the promise they made to voters. They are no longer the party of the working people, unless you’re working in the government (except at the border). They are the party of impeachment, amnesty and abortion.
Democrats to Introduce Bill Criminalizing Private Gun Sales on Tuesday
House Democrats plan to introduce a bill criminalizing private gun sales on Tuesday of next week.
Chinese Govt. Is Using US Tech Giants Censorship of Conservative Americans as Model to Clamp Down on Its Own Citizens
For years now US tech giants have been censoring conservative, patriotic and Christian content and eliminating conservative publishers online. The US tech giants believe only their viewpoints must be tolerated online.This is not an exaggeration.
Mass Exodus: More People Left New Jersey Than Any Other State In 2018
According to the study, 66.8% of New Jersey’s moves in 2018 were outbound, the highest rate across the country.