31 Dec 2020

Israel’s population nears 10 million mark as country enters 2021
As Israel gets ready to enter 2021, data released by the Central Bureau of Statistics on Thursday indicates that the small country’s population continues to grow and is expected to reach the 10 million mark in just a few years. With a total of 151,000 new additions in 2020, Israel’s general population stands at nearly 9.3 million…

Trump administration working on another normalization deal in January
The US is pushing for another Arab or Muslim state to normalize relations with Israel in the three weeks before US President Donald Trump leaves office, a Trump administration source said on Wednesday. “We’re working very hard on making it happen,” said the source, who has been involved in negotiations for the Abraham Accords, as the agreements are called.

French truckers brace for disruption as Britain restores hard border with Europe
Red tape, new “smart borders” that don’t talk to one another and ill-prepared traders threaten border chaos, French truckers warned a day before Britain restores a hard frontier with Europe. After clinching a narrow trade deal a week ago, Britain will complete its transition out of Europe’s single market at 2300 GMT on Thursday.

What’s behind the latest GCC reconciliation efforts?
At the start of 2020, talks to end the years-long Gulf diplomatic crisis abruptly came to an end. For nearly a whole year, the regional rift between Qatar and a Saudi-led alliance remained in a stalemate as countries focused their efforts on combating the coronavirus pandemic.

Syrian army says Israeli strike near Damascus kills soldier
Israeli jets fired missiles on targets near Damascus early on Wednesday, killing one Syrian soldier and wounding three, Syria’s military said. The after-midnight attack in the Zabadani region in the Damascus countryside targeted a Syrian air defense unit and also caused material damage, an unnamed Syrian military official was quoted as saying by the official SANA news agency.

Siberia gripped by extreme, record-breaking cold for a week
Extreme cold temperatures rip through the Siberian region, with the mercury dropping to record lows for an entire week into Tuesday, December 29, 2020. Air temperatures as piercing as -51 °C (-59.8 °F) have been holding for a week, and record low temperatures are being recorded every day.

Read the Bible in 2021 … or starve spiritually
Reading the Bible is vital because through it, God speaks to us. Because He speaks to us, His Word is inexhaustible. What I mean by that is that you can read and re-read the same passages and learn something new from it. No other book is like that. No other book warrants re-reading and re-studying like the Scriptures. There are many in our world today who pay a high price just to read the Bible.

Iran says Trump’s life ‘will end,’ won’t stop until revenge on US for killing Soleimani in new statement
On Wednesday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said U.S. President Donald Trump’s life “will end” and Iran would not rest until it gets revenge on the U.S. for the January airstrike that killed Iranian Gen. Qassem Soleimani in Baghdad, Iraq.

Israeli Scientists Vindicate Trump: UV Light kills Covid 99.9% of the Time
Ultraviolet (UV) lighting is a common means of killing both viruses and bacteria. Now, scientists from Tel Aviv University (TAU) proved that Covid-19, can be killed speedily, efficiently, and inexpensively by using ultraviolet light-emitting diodes (UV-LEDs) at certain frequencies. UV-LED bulbs need less than 60 seconds to kill over 99.9% of the novel coronaviruses.

For Second time in 2 Days: Israeli man Dies Right after getting Coronavirus Shot
For the second time this week, an Israeli man died mere hours after getting the covid-19 vaccination. An 88-year-old man was evacuated on Tuesday to the emergency room at Jerusalem’s Hadassah Ein Kerem Hospital after collapsing inside his home.

Top 10 Archaeological Finds in 2020 that are Confirmed in the Bible
Many have described the year 2020 as ‘apocalyptical.’ In Israel, it was also a year of fascinating archaeological discoveries confirming the Bible’s timeline.

Fox News depicts ‘Palestine’ as independent state
A graphic on Fox News last week showed “Palestine” as a country, despite it not being an independent nation. Fox News did not respond to a request for comment.

Over 400 Earthquakes in One Day: Bible Scholars weigh in
it is only fitting that as 2020 prepares to make its exit, the earth begins to shake. While the media focuses on the tragic and deadly earthquake that hit Croatia on Tuesday, at least 54 significant earthquakes were registered in other places around the world. Tuesday was exceptional. Volcano Discovery categorized the global seismic activity for Tuesday as “high,” listing a total of 429 earthquakes in one day.

Hundreds of thousands of Georgia presidential ballots ‘missing documentation’
For Georgia’s 2020 election, an “emergency rule” adopted to facilitate massive numbers of absentee ballots this year requires documentation for every transfer of those ballots from drop boxes to county elections offices. But a report confirms that in a state with millions of votes, including an estimated 600,000 by mailed absentee ballots, those required certifications have been found for only about 140,000. That means about 460,000 absentee ballots have no such documentation, as is required by law.

State lawmakers ask Trump for ‘full audit’ of COVID-19 death certificates
Two Minnesota state lawmakers appeared on “Fox & Friends” to talk about their concerns regarding COVID-19 death certificates and called for an audit of death certificates at the state and national levels. Rep. Mary Franson, R-Alexandria, and Sen. Scott Jensen, R-Chaska, recently released a video explaining their strong concerns about COVID-19 death claims after reviewing 2,800 death certificates obtained from the Minnesota Department of Health. 800 of those counted as COVID-19 did not have coronavirus cited as the underlying cause of death. Jensen said using COVID-19 as one of the diagnoses in the “cause of death sequence” was highly encouraged.

‘Searching for Hope’: More Than 200 Accept Jesus Christ at GA Revival, Mostly Young People
So far, Evangelist D.R. Harrison says well over 200 people have accepted Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior, and most of them are between the ages of 13 and 20. “The pastor called back earlier in the year and invited us to come, and they’d been praying and seeking the face of God, and from the first service, the Power of God began to fall in this town,” Harrison told CBN News.

Ash Shoots Into Sky Above Mexico’s Popocatepetl as Volcano Exhales
Mexico’s Popocatépetl volcano spewed volcanic gases and ash on December 28, prompting the country’s disaster agency to issue a yellow alert. Mexico’s National Center for Prevention of Disasters (CENAPRED) urged people not to approach the volcano

Kīlauea Volcano Summit Lake Deepens to 591 Feet
Lava activity at the Kīlauea Volcano on Hawaiʻi Island remains confined to Halemaʻumaʻu Crater, with the lava lake deepening to 591 feet and maintaining its 72 acres in size. As of 4 a.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 29, the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory reports that the lava lake was 587-591 feet deep with a narrow black ledge around it. The SO2 emissions were reduced from the day before, but remained at elevated levels.

Three earthquakes rattle Washington within 28 hours, geologists say
Three minor earthquakes hit Washington’s Puget Sound region in just over a day and two of them hit the same city in 24 hours, according to the Pacific Northwest Seismic Network.

Pennsylvania lawmakers find there were more votes than voters
State lawmakers in Pennsylvania have discovered a serious problem with the 2020 presidential election. There were more votes than voters. In a report posted online, the lawmakers explain how they did extensive analysis of election data. What they found were “troubling discrepancies between the numbers of total votes counted and the total number of voters who voted in the 2020 general election.” They now are questioning “how the results of the presidential election could possibly have been certified by Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar and Governor Tom Wolf.”

Secret North Korean facility likely building nuclear centrifuges
A mysterious North Korean facility whose purpose has been speculated for two years, may in fact be a manufacturing plant for making nuclear centrifuges, according to a Dec. 18 report by the 38 North project.

Woman assaults St. Louis deputy with own baton after being told to wear mask
When the deputy told the woman she needed to wear a mask to enter, the woman become belligerent and pushed the sheriff as she walked outside and then punched her. The suspect took the deputy’s baton and hit her in the head, causing a concussion.

US B-52 bombers headed to Mid East amid intel of ‘complex attack planning’ against Americans in Iraq
U.S. Air Force B-52H Stratofortress bombers made a “deliberate appearance” in the Middle East on Tuesday to deter potential attacks against U.S. troops amid intelligence showing “complex attack planning” in Iraq. A CENTCOM statement provided to American Military News confirmed the deployment of the two bombers from Minot Air Force Base’s 5th Bomb Wing, adding that the deployment “delivers a clear deterrent message to anyone who intends to do harm to Americans or American interests.”

Joe Biden Slips and Refers to Kamala Harris as ‘President-Elect’… Saying ‘Quiet Part’ Out Loud’? –
During a COVID-19 briefing on Tuesday, Biden asserted that “President-elect Harris” took the COVID-19 vaccine to “instill public confidence.” Biden has said that he will “develop some disease” and resign if him and Harris have a disagreement.

Could President Trump Emerge Victorious After AL Rep. Mo Brooks Challenges Electoral Vote?
Alabama Rep. Mo Brooks and Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton discuss the congressman’s challenge to the electoral college vote. Because of voter fraud in several states, Rep. Brooks said he would challenge the EC vote.

COVID “Mutation” Stories Show That The Lockdowns Are Designed To Last Forever
Why not ask the 0.26% of the people under threat from the virus to volunteer to stay home so that the rest of us can get on with normal life? Why are we doing the opposite of what makes the most sense?

Mike Pompeo calls for release of Chinese Christian journalist jailed for Wuhan reporting
Mike Pompeo has called for the release of Chinese Christian journalist Zhang Zhan, who was sentenced to four years in prison over her coverage of the coronavirus pandemic. He said her case is evidence the CCP fears “citizens who speak the truth.”

Large clay landslide leaves 26 people missing, 10 injured in Gjerdrum, Norway
A large clay landslide struck Gjerdrum, Norway, on Wednesday, December 30, 2020, leaving 26 people missing and at least 10 others injured. Some 500 residents have been evacuated amid fears of further mudslides.

Trump Admin Declassifies Intelligence that Indicates China Offered to Pay Non-State Actors in Afghanistan to Attack US Soldiers
President Trump is set to declassify intelligence that indicates China offered to pay non-state actors to attack US soldiers in Afghanistan.

Senate Investigation Finds Obama Admin Was Knowingly Funding an Al-Qaeda Affiliate
A new Senate report found the Obama administration was funding an al-Qaeda affiliate in 2014 knowing its connections to terrorism.

Blast rips through Yemen’s Aden airport as new cabinet members land
A large explosion struck the airport in the southern Yemeni city of Aden as a plane carrying the newly formed Cabinet landed there, security officials said.

Rep. Gohmert sues Pence to grant the Vice President the authority to save the republic from a rigged election
Since it all comes down to what Congress decides to do on Jan. 6 concerning the legitimacy of the Dec. 14 Electoral College vote, Trump-supporting Republicans like Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Tex.) are scrambling for a solution to keep Joe Biden from assuming the White House.

It’s Interesting How The Violent Riots Of 2020 Ended Right After The Election
Did police shootings suddenly cease? Did racially-motivated violence end? Did the justice system radically evolve? Did everyone finally agree and settle their differences amicably?

Bombers Fly Over The Persian Gulf As Pentagon Prepares For Possible Iranian Attack On US Embassy In Iraq In Retaliation For 2019 Soleimani Killing
My, oh my, but aren’t a whole bunch of random events all starting to fire at the same time? Global lockdowns, a new and more contagious strain of COVID-19 suddenly appearing as Joe Biden says he will make masks mandatory in the United States, Spain creating a ‘vaccine refusers’ blacklist and now B-52H Stratofortress bombers flying just this afternoon over the Persian Gulf as the United States evacuates all but mission critical personnel from our embassy in Iraq.

Major leak exposes CCP members secretly embedded all over the world
A major leak has exposed the details of nearly two million Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members who have been secretly embedded in some of the world’s biggest companies, banks, universities and government agencies.

Swiss Patient Dies Shortly After Receiving Pfizer COVID Vaccine
After an Israeli man reportedly died just 2 hours after receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, authorities in the Swiss Canton of Lucerne said on Wednesday that one of the first people in the country to receive the vaccine has died, though whether his death had anything to do with the inoculation hasn’t yet been determined.

McConnell Dooms $2,000 Stimulus Check After Refusing To Split Trump’s Three Demands
“The senate won’t be bullied into rushing out more borrowed money into the hands of Democrats’ rich friends who don’t need the help.”

Argentina passes abortion bill despite resistance from evangelicals, Catholics
Despite fervent opposition from the nation’s evangelical Christians and Roman Catholics, the national government of Argentina voted to allow elective abortion before 14 weeks gestation.