Erdogan says Turkey interested in improving relations with Israel
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday that Turkey would like to have better ties with Israel, adding that talks at the intelligence level continued between the two sides. The two countries have had a bitter falling out in recent years, despite strong commercial ties, expelling ambassadors in 2018. Ankara has repeatedly condemned Israel’s occupation in the West Bank and its treatment of Palestinians.
REPORT: Majority Of House Democrats Endorse Return To Iran Deal
150 House Democrats signed a letter endorsing President-elect Joe Biden’s plan to re-enter the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for Iran (JCPOA), according to reports. A diverse group of Democratic representatives supported the letter, according to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
Greece Could Usurp Turkey’s Role As Leading NATO Air Power In Eastern Mediterranean
Officially, Greece and Turkey are allies, both being members of NATO. Historically, this relationship has been much more hostile. A hot-and-cold pattern of war and reconciliation has characterized their interactions since the first Byzantine-Ottoman conflicts. Turkey and Greece have disputed territorial claims and rights to resources in the Eastern Mediterranean over the last several decades.
Japan official, calling Taiwan ‘red line,’ urges Biden to ‘be strong’
A top Japanese defence official on Friday urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden to “be strong” in supporting Taiwan in the face of an aggressive China, calling the island’s safety a “red line.” “We are concerned China will expand its aggressive stance into areas other than Hong Kong. I think one of the next targets…is Taiwan,” State Minister of Defense Yasuhide Nakayama told Reuters.
Israeli jets fly over Beirut, explosions reported in Syria
Israeli jets flew very low over parts of Lebanon early Friday, terrifying residents on Christmas Eve, some of whom reported seeing missiles in the skies over Beirut. Minutes later, Syria’s official news agency reported explosions in the central Syrian town of Masyaf. Other Syrian media said Syrian air defenses responded to an Israeli attack near the town in the Hama province.
South Bay church that defied stay-at-home order to host Christmas Eve service
Calvary Chapel, located in San Jose’s Willow Glen neighborhood, has been at the center of a standoff with the county for months for hosting large, mask-free indoor services in violation of health directives. In October, the county sued the church, prompting Santa Clara County Superior Court to issue an injunction and later rule the church in contempt of court for repeated infractions. Chapel leadership shows no signs of letting up, with plans to host an indoor service on Christmas Eve, according to its website. As recently as last Sunday, head Pastor Mike McClure was recorded in a livestream, mask-less and flanked by Christmas trees, delivering a sermon inside the Hillsdale Avenue sanctuary. “We have leaders that are discouraging any kind of worship … there’s animosity toward God.”
Emotional Rush Limbaugh signs off 2020 with gratitude
In his final broadcast of 2020, an emotional Rush Limbaugh expressed gratitude to God, his family and his listeners, lamenting that as he battles a terminal cancer diagnosis, the day will come “when I’m not going to be able to do this.” “I wasn’t expected to be alive today,” he said. “I wasn’t expected to make it to October, and then to November, and then to December. And yet, here I am, and today, got some problems, but I’m feeling pretty good today.”
US setting up consulate in Western Sahara
The move comes after Trump recognized Morocco’s sovereignty over the region as part of normalization agreement with Israel.
Britain, EU reach Brexit deal
The UK and the European Union have finalized a post-Brexit trade deal, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced Thursday afternoon. “Everything that the British public was promised during the 2016 referendum and in the general election last year is delivered by this deal. We have taken back control of our money, borders, laws, trade and our fishing waters,” Downing Street said in a statement after the deal was signed. “A points-based immigration system will put us in full control of who enters the UK, and free movement will end.
Syrian air defense systems respond to ‘Israeli aggression’
The Syrian Ministry of Defense said that Israeli missiles had been launched from northern Lebanon toward the Masyaf area. It added that the “air defense systems have successfully intercepted the attack and shot down most of the missiles.”
Earthquake hits Philippines
An earthquake of magnitude 6.3 struck Philippines’ Mindoro region, the European Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) said on Friday. The centre was traced at Calatagan in Batangas province, according to an initial report from Phivolcs,
IAEA chief: Biden must first focus on reversing Iran’s nuclear progress
“I cannot imagine that they are going simply to say, ‘We are back to square one’ because square one is no longer there,” says head of nuclear watchdog that has played an important role in monitoring Iran’s conduct.
From the Ocean to the Gulf: Normalization takes hold amidst realignment of regional forces
Morocco has maintained open channels with Israel for many years and it already stands out in terms of its unique position towards the Jewish contribution to its heritage, as enshrined in the Constitution of 2011.
China is developing Genetically Modified ‘Super-Soldiers’: Was this prophesied in War of Gog-Magog?
John Lee Ratcliffe, the Director of National Intelligence in the Trump administration, wrote … “There are no ethical boundaries to Beijing’s pursuit of power,” adding that China is working to develop “soldiers with biologically enhanced capabilities” as part of a scheme to take over “the planet economically, militarily and technologically.” Since the potential for these technologies is still being explored, many of the possible applications go beyond what people can currently imagine.
Netanyahu hails “Biblical Prophecy” in Christmas Greeting to Israel’s Christian friends
In a Christmas greeting, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered a televised message to Israel’s Christian friends worldwide saying: “I thank each and every one of you for your prayers and support…Here in the Middle East, we have been actively making progress and realizing the Biblical prophecy of peace on earth.”
Blizzard conditions hit Midwest as powerful winter storm threatens East Coast, U.S.
A powerful winter storm brought blizzard conditions to the U.S. Midwest on Wednesday, December 23, 2020, and is set to threaten much of the East Coast on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, December 24 and 25. Heavy rains and the existing melting snow from last week’s storm pose a flooding risk to mid-Atlantic and New England, while severe thunderstorms and tornadoes are possible in the eastern Carolinas and southeast Virginia, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
It’s Not Armageddon, Mr. Premier—It’s CHRISTMAS!
…Unfortunately, legends in their own minds, all mayors, municipal councillors, governors, prime ministers, premiers et al who work to deny their constituents the epic Season of Goodwill, believe they’re so much bigger than the Creator.
Will we go quietly into the night?
We’ve been passive all year with few exceptions. We’ve absorbed one shock after another with little pushback. We’ve watched the rise of totalitarianism in disbelief as it has taken hold in the form of lockdowns, riots, censorship, and election fraud.
The Globalist-Conrolled Democrats Announce Their Plans to Persecute Christians
As we celebrate Christmas is it important to remember that you are practicing a belief that will soon be outlawed. With so many of our leaders controlled by the CHICOMS (eg Pelosi, McConnell, Feinstein, Kemp, et al), does any pragmatist really think that the CHCHICOMS ever allow Christianity to survive. The evidence makes it abundantly clear, that Christians are probably a year from being placed on the Endangered Species List.
The Congressional Whores, the MSM and Their CHICOM Allies Are Coming With Their Version of the J Stamp
The Congress is run by treasonous leaders. Speaker of the House Pelosi was raised in an organized crime family and she has continued her criminality throughout her political career. As this article points out, she is in bed with the cartels, who are controlled by the CHICOMS. Her son is alleged to be involved in the same Ukrainian activites as Joe and Hunter Biden. She is a billionaire living on a public servants salary.
Spectacular fireball explodes over China’s Yushu City, the largest fireball event since December 2018
A spectacular fireball exploded over northwestern China’s Yushu City, Qinghai Province at around 23:23 UTC on December 22, 2020 (07:23 LT, December 23). The event lasted up to 20 seconds. Many locals reported hearing a series of loud bangs.
California Clearly Violated Election Law—Votes are Invalid – UncoverDC
California has been mostly absent from the discussion of election law violation, but new information reveals that wording legally required to be on its ballots was missing, in direct violation of its own state law. This means the ballots should not have been cast or counted, yet California certified its ballots, and thus illegally cast its electoral votes for Joe Biden.
Los Angeles County Drops Limits on Church Attendance After Supreme Court Sides With Churches
LA County Public Health Department issued a Revised Temporary Order that specifies that houses of worship in Los Angeles can now conduct services indoors with no numerical or percentage caps and only social distancing between separate households.
Children Terrified as Morbid Ad Shows Doctors Trying To Save a COVID-Stricken Santa
The United Kingdom’s National Health Service has come under fire for a recently released television ad depicting a gravely ill Santa Claus.
With A Less Than 1% Mortality Rate, Israel Will Plunge Its People Into Third National Lockdown As Christian Churches Limited To Gatherings Of 10
In Israel, they have experienced so far a less than 1% mortality rate from COVID-19 infections, and they have distributed more Pfizer BioNTech COVID vaccinations than any other country. Yet, they are right now in the midst of a third national COVID lockdown, one that has Israeli small businesses wondering if they will ever reopen. I guess masks, social distancing, and vaccines really don’t work after all, do they?
Former CDC Director Says COVID-19 ‘Immunity Passports’ Could Help U.S. Get ‘Back To New Normal’
A former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says “immunity passports” for Americans to prove they have taken the COVID-19 vaccine might help the country get “back to a new normal.”
George Soros ‘Begged’ European Union Not to Dissolve Like Communist Russia
Far-left billionaire George Soros resorted to “begging” Europeans to prevent the European Union from dissolving in the same way that communist Russia did in 1991, according to a report.
Biden’s Cabinet is going to be the U.S. branch office of the Chinese Communist Party
A Joe Biden presidency is going to be a dream come true for the Chinese Communists, a huge break they probably never in a thousand years imagined would come true.
U.N.: ‘Hundreds of Civilians Killed’ in Ethiopia Tigray Conflict
Eyewitness reports suggest that artillery strikes have killed “hundreds of civilians” in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region amid an ongoing military conflict there, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday.
Situation Update, Dec. 24th – Pence fails, options collapsing, DECLASS priority
VP Mike Pence surprised no one yesterday by proving to be a total coward, refusing to issue a letter to the states in which overwhelming fraud has occurred, wherein Pence could have ordered them to submit legitimate electoral votes to Congress. (The Pence-Raiklin Maneuver.)