Swarm of locusts darkens skies of Saudia Arabia
The infestation started on Sunday, when masses of the insect were reported to have come from Sudan and Eritrea following unusually heavy rainfall in the region. The insect poses a major concern for farmers, given that an adult locust can consume its own weight in fresh food per day, which is about 2 grams, the equivalent of a person eating an average of 2.3 kg of food per day, according to the USDA.
Kushner says Middle East peace plan will be ‘good starting point’
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner said on Thursday he hopes Israel will take a hard look at President Donald Trump’s upcoming Middle East peace proposal before proceeding with any plan to annex West Bank settlements.
Grandson of Nazi Soldier Returning Golden Menorah Stolen by Titus in 70 CE
The Menorah Project required €120,000 in private donations and 18 months to create but they succeeded: a 265-pound gold-plated duplicate of the menorah depicted on the Arch of Titus in Rome is now on its way to Israel. Like the menorah of Titus, the replica was made with several of the branches broken.
Abbas bypasses EU, asks Russia help avert PA collapse over terror payments
The Palestinian Authority has demanded that Russia resolve the terror-payment crisis that could lead to the PA’s collapse as it rejected a European Union compromise solution.
Jewish group alarmed after German police let neo-Nazis march
“The images of the neo-Nazi march by The Third Way party in Plauen are disturbing and frightening,” said Josef Schuster, the head of Germany’s Central Council of Jews.
Rush Limbaugh: Democrats ‘in full meltdown’
Democrats in Washington are “in full meltdown” because their hopes that special counsel Robert Mueller would provide a reason to remove President Trump from office have been dashed. And even worse, says talk-radio host Rush Limbaugh, Attorney General William Barr is investigating the genesis of the Russia collusion investigation launched by the Barack Obama administration. “They are in full meltdown. Do not make the mistake of thinking they are running things, that they are in control of things,” he said Thursday.
Former CIA Officer Pleads Guilty to Chinese Espionage Conspiracy
Former CIA operations officer Jerry Chun Shing Lee pleaded guilty on Wednesday to conspiracy to commit espionage for China in a case linked to the loss of numerous recruited CIA spies in China. Lee, 54, a naturalized U.S. citizen living in Hong Kong, supplied documents and information to Chinese intelligence officers from April 26, 2010, to Jan. 15, 2018 when he was arrested, according to court papers in the case.
Measles Cases Spark Quarantine Of Scientology Retreat Ship In St Lucia
Everyone on board the ship is forbidden from disembarking by authority of St. Lucia’s health officials under their quarantine act and public health act. Measles is highly contagious and can be transmitted via the air through sneezing or coughing, or by physical contact with an infected person or with an object that the person has touched.
‘Last resort’ letter argues pope contradicting Catholic doctrine
A Catholic journalist is among the signatories of an open letter that states the words and actions of Pope Francis have brought about “one of the worst crises” in the history of the Roman Catholic Church. Nineteen prominent and respected Catholic clergy and scholars have published an open letter accusing Pope Francis of heresy.
A COMMON WORD: In 2019, As Chrislam Continues To Grow At Lightning Speed, Let’s Check In With The Major End Times Players And See What’s New
Apostate Christianity, represented by mega-church pirates Rick Warren and Brian Houston and others, are preaching that Muslims and Christians ‘serve the same God’, and since we do, we should join forces. Welcome to Chrislam 2019. Chrislam is a term that has been coined to denote the joining together of Christianity, CHRI, and the Muslim religion of Islam, SLAM, forming the new word ‘chrislam’. The bible says in the end times the the professing Christian church will fall away and give heed to ‘doctrines of devils’, and that is exactly what we are seeing in the rise of Chrislam.
Over 23,000 IDF soldiers killed since inception of State of Israel
Some 56 IDF soldiers who died over the last year have been added to the list of fallen soldiers to be commemorated for Yom Hazikaron this year, the Defense Ministry announced on Friday. In addition, another 40 IDF veterans who died as a result of disabilities and injuries over the past year were also added to the list, the ministry said.
Massive 82% spike in antisemitic hate crimes in New York City, NYPD finds
The New York Police Department has reported a massive increase in antisemitic hate crimes in the city, with the data showing an 82% increase in such incidents in the first three months of 2019. The statistics, released on Thursday, also showed a 67% increase in overall hate crimes in New York City over the same period.
Sudan army rejects civilian majority in ruling council
A top official in Sudan’s military council has told the BBC it will not allow civilians a majority on the supreme council set to rule the country during a transitional period. Lt Gen Salah Abdelkhalek said that an equal share of the membership would be an option they might consider. Protesters are continuing their mass sit-in outside military HQ to demand that the army cede control.
Cyclone Fani: Powerful storm slams into eastern India coast
A powerful cyclone has slammed into India’s eastern coastline, bringing torrential rains and winds of up to 200 km/h (125mph). Cyclone Fani, one of the most severe storms to hit the region in recent years, made landfall at 08:00 local time (02:30 GMT) on Friday. More than one million people have been evacuated from the eastern state of Orissa, also called Odisha.
Russia tightens grip on its national net
Russia has formally adopted a law that gives its government more control over its domestic internet. The law means the systems that exchange data between the networks forming the Russian internet must share more information with government regulators. It also lets regulators exert direct control over what Russians can post, see and talk about online when national security is threatened.
‘God is real’: Two teens stranded in the ocean rescued by a boat named ‘The Amen’
When two local teens skipped school for a beach senior skip day, their adventure turned into a fight for their lives, and their savior was heaven-sent. Tyler Smith and Heather Brown, both 17 years old, have been friends since the fourth grade. They decided to swim offshore in Vilano Beach, but became stranded 2 miles off the coastline for two hours.
Islamic Jihad warns will hit major cities if targeted assassinations resume
The Islamic Jihad commander in Gaza Ziad Nahala responded Thursday to the revelation regarding the commander of the northern brigade of the organizations’ military wing Baha al-Atta earlier this week. They believe the publication of his name is an indication that Israel will assassinate him if terror attacks continue.
IDF strikes Gaza overnight, two rockets launched from the Strip
The IDF struck several Hamas military targets in the northern Gaza Strip overnight, in response to the launching of incendiary airborne devices into Israel earlier Wednesday. One firebomb launched on Wednesday caused a fire in a field in the Eshkol Regional Council. The IDF said following the strike, that it views any attempt to harm the citizens of Israel, severely, and that it will continue to act against “all terror acts.”
Pentagon warns on risk of Chinese submarines in Arctic
Deepening Chinese activities in the Arctic region could pave the way for a strengthened military presence, including the deployment of submarines to act as deterrents against nuclear attack, the Pentagon said in a report released on Thursday. The assessment is included in the U.S. military’s annual report to Congress on China’s armed forces and follows Beijing’s publication of its first official Arctic policy white paper in June.
China And Russia: Whoopin’ Uncle Sam At His Own Game
The Russo-Chinese model is built on a more solid, and less extractive, foundation… an interconnected multipolar world…this vision of ‘revitalized capitalism’ that Washington sees as its mortal enemy.
Prominent clergy, scholars accuse Pope Francis of heresy in open letter
Prominent clergymen and scholars including Fr. Aidan Nichols, one of the best-known theologians in the English-speaking world, have issued an open letter accusing Pope Francis of committing heresy. They ask the bishops of the Catholic Church, to whom the open letter is addressed, to “take the steps necessary to deal with the grave situation” of a pope committing this crime.
Minnesota Hospital Plans to Euthanize Cancer Patient Who Says in Video “I Want to Live”
A pro-life legal group is advocating for a Minnesota cancer patient who they say may be euthanized despite her desire to live.
Navy issues new policy allowing Sailors to dress in whatever gender they want
The US Navy is doing no favors to the stereotypes that surround it, releasing guidance that allows off-duty Sailors to dress as whatever gender they believe themselves to be.
Hillary Clinton Spits On Constitution With New Plan To Unseat Trump
Hillary Clinton is bitter. Hillary Clinton is jealous. Hillary Clinton is shifty and not to be trusted. Hillary Clinton just went nuclear and called on a foreign power to help unseat Trump in 2020.
GRAPHIC: Dozens Killed over 3 Days in Cartel War near Mexican Avocado Region
The raging cartel violence that reignited this week with gun battles, executions, and arson has killed close to three dozen victims. Officials continue to reassure the public by claiming the dead are mostly criminals.
Is The Media Driving America Insane?
Americans are more depressed than almost anyone in the world – and we may have the media to thank.
Abbas bypasses EU, asks Russia help avert PA collapse over terror payments
The Palestinian Authority has demanded that Russia resolve the terror-payment crisis that could lead to the PA’s collapse as it rejected a European Union compromise solution. “There have been attempts to find alternative channels to pay the prisoners and martyrs allowances, which we will not accept,” PA Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information Nabil Abu Rudaineh said on Thursday.
Kushner: Peace plan will be a ‘good starting point’
White House senior adviser says “people will be surprised” by the contents of the US peace plan to be unveiled next month.