16 Jan 2024

Israeli army carries out massive wave of attacks on Hezbollah positions in southern Lebanon
The Israeli armed forces carried out a massive wave of airstrikes and artillery fire against targets in the Saluki valley in southern Lebanon on Tuesday, after repeated attacks against Israeli targets by the Lebanese terror organization Hezbollah. According to the Israel Defense Forces, the terror group “makes extensive use” of the valley for its activities, hiding its weapons and infrastructures in the valley’s forested areas.

Dangerously Ignored Intersections: Palestinian Statehood and Regional Nuclear War
When Israel completes its obligatory counter-terrorism war in Gaza, the issue of Palestinian statehood will insistently be raised. This perilous resurrection is foreseeable even though any de facto reward for Hamas criminality would be unconscionable. Still, if Israel could be convinced that an inherently flawed “two-state solution” would be preferable to a future of protracted warfare against terrorism, Jerusalem will have to take certain arguments for Palestinian statehood seriously.

Biden says US doesn’t support Taiwan independence after vote
Joe Biden said the U.S. did not support independence for Taiwan, after voters there defied China and returned the governing Democratic Progressive Party — which has sought to limit Beijing’s influence — to a third consecutive term. “We do not support independence,” Biden told reporters …..

Biden Angry With Republicans Trying To Stop Kids Seeing Gay Porn
During a radio interview, Joe Biden expressed disbelief that Republicans have a problem with gay porn books being made available to children as young as six years old in schools across the country.

White House ‘Swatted’ After False Emergency Phoned In
The White House was ‘swatted’ on Monday, after a person called 911 to falsely claim that there was a fire at the residence and that someone was trapped inside.

China’s military and government acquire Nvidia chips despite US ban
Chinese military bodies, state-run artificial intelligence research institutes and universities have over the past year purchased small batches of Nvidia (NVDA.O) semiconductors banned by the U.S. from export to China, a Reuters review of tender documents show. The sales by largely unknown Chinese suppliers highlight the difficulties Washington faces, despite its bans, in completely cutting off China’s access to advanced U.S. chips that could fuel breakthroughs in AI and sophisticated computers for its military.

‘Hath God Said?’: Many Churches Have Fallen For Satan’s Oldest Tactic
Satan has been convincing people that what God says is not true ever since there were only two people in existence. It worked then and it still works now. Only now he has his agents to incorporate into his strategy; ones whom the Bible says will grow worse and worse as time progresses in their efforts to deceive

Outright Jew-hatred and support for terrorists on display during ‘March for Gaza’ in Washington
From Hamas and Al-Qaeda flags to references to the Rothschilds and Nazis, ralliers went well beyond just “from the river to the sea.”

Yemen’s Houthis Threaten to Hit US Ships as More Tankers Steer Clear
Yemen’s Houthi movement will expand its targets in the Red Sea region to include US ships, an official from the Iran-allied group said on Monday, as it vowed to keep up attacks after US and British strikes on its sites in Yemen.

State comptroller’s report exposes Israel’s risky earthquake unpreparedness
If a large earthquake were to occur in the State of Israel today, the country would not be prepared, as per a State Comptroller’s report released on Monday. “Six months ago, it was Turkey. On [Friday], Morocco faced a fatal earthquake. The State of Israel continues to neglect earthquake preparedness despite these stark reminders.”

IRGC attack US consulate in Iraq as tensions between the US and Iran escalate
The American consulate in Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq was attacked Monday evening by drones belonging to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), according to a report on Al Jazeera.

Col. (res.) Tal Braun: This is not the way to commit genocide
For those in the world who have forgotten what they did to the Jews, I remind you, as the second generation since the Holocaust, that in genocide everyone is urged to congregate at the train station for direct transport to concentration and extermination camps, not to temporary and protected refugee camps under the auspices of the UN and other aid organizations.

UC Santa Cruz Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Dept. Engaged in “Anti-Zionist Advocacy”
Report claims department likely violated both UC policies and state laws. The AMCHA report proceeded to document various instances in October, following the Oct. 7 massacre, in which the CRES “issued a statement that justified Hamas’ Oct. 7th massacre, rape, torture, kidnapping and maiming of thousands of Jews, claiming that Israel was wholly to blame because of ‘75 years of settler colonial displacement’”

Hamas slams Hezbollah for participating ‘only symbolically’ in war against Israel
Hamas and Hezbollah planned to carry out a comprehensive attack on Israel from all sides, but when the US sided with Israel following October 7th, Hezbollah decided to participate in the war “only symbolically” a Hamas source told the Saudi network Asharq. After Israel’s “Guardian of the Walls” operation in 2021, the terrorist groups noticed “gaps in Israeli security” that would allow a “comprehensive ground invasion.” However, the October 7th attack as well as the United States’ firm backing of Israel took Hezbollah by surprise, and the Hamas source said Hezbollah was only minimally involved compared to previous plans.

Heading into 2024, here are six biblical truths Evangelicals need to embrace when it comes to Israel and the Arab/Muslim world
I have no doubt that Israel will eventually vanquish the Hamas terror regime and completely destroy its terror machinery in the Gaza Strip. But the cost in blood and treasure for people on both sides has already proven terribly high – and it will get worse before it gets better. Then, the Israeli Defense Forces will be forced to turn their attention towards Lebanon. The mission: To push Hezbollah north of the Litani River. Why? Because Hezbollah has launched more than 1,000 attacks on Israel over the past few months.

Former IDF chief Kochavi says Israel will need to re-examine ‘concept of war and security and together with it the concept of peace’
The State of Israel will have to redefine the concept of security.” “We will have to re-examine the concept of war and security and together with it the concept of peace,” “We will have to define and resurrect the national goals and their order of priority, and remember that security is the first and necessary condition for our existence here.”

Eclipses, meteor showers and alignments: The astronomy events you won’t want to miss in 2024
The year is jam-packed with captivating astronomical sights including a rare “Super Harvest Moon Eclipse,” but one spectacle will leave millions speechless — and won’t be seen from the United States for another 20 years.

Destructive winds, severe flooding as Tropical Cyclone “Belal” makes a direct hit on Reunion 
The eye of Tropical Cyclone “Belal” passed over the northern part of Reunion Island (population 870 000), shortly after 06:00 UTC on January 15, 2024, with maximum sustained winds of 148 km/h (92 mph), and gusts to 213 km/h (132 mph).

Severe floods and landslides hit Rio de Janeiro, claiming 11 lives, Brazil
At least 11 people have died in Rio de Janeiro after a month’s worth of rain hit parts of the city, turning roads into raging rivers, the fire department confirmed on Sunday, January 15, 2024. The northern parts of the city were particularly affected, with incidents of landslides, drownings, and electrocutions reported.

Arctic Cold Outbreak To Smash Records
A​n arctic cold outbreak will deliver record-setting, frigid air to parts of the country, including the Deep South through Wednesday. Daily records for mid-January could be broken from Oregon to the Gulf Coast. The cold air will have some staying power into the second half of January for some.

Planned Parenthood Caught Admitting It Does Secret Abortions on Teens “So the Parents Won’t Find Out”
In a new video montage, the Planned Parenthood abortion business and other abortion clinic representatives are caught on camera admitting that they take teens to other states for secret abortions without their parents’ consent.

Archbishop Viganò: Swiss guards should arrest Bergoglio and Fernandez, expel them from the Vatican 
Archbishop Carlo Maria Viganò has responded to the discovery of a pornographic work by Cardinal Victor Manuel “Tucho” Fernandez by calling for both his and Pope Francis’ ouster from the Vatican by the Swiss Guards.

Why Is Congress Crafting Legislation Titled “Disease X Act”?
A piece of legislation proposed in the House of Representatives that has slipped under the radar is called the “Disease X Act of 2023.” H.R.3832, introduced in June 2023, has bipartisan sponsorship in Congress.

“If Trump is Elected, it is Likely to be the Kind of Like the Death Blow to What Remains of the Global Order.”- WEF Adviser Yuval Noah Harari
Yuval Noah Harari, one of Barack Obama’s favorite authors and a frequent speaker at Davos, made some shocking statements in an interview with Steven Bartlett, a British YouTuber who runs the channel The Diary of a CEO.

Biden Angry With Republicans Trying To Stop Kids Seeing Gay Porn
During a radio interview, Joe Biden expressed disbelief that Republicans have a problem with gay porn books being made available to children as young as six years old in schools across the country.

Vancouver Island hospital announces ‘2SLGBTQIA ‘ nurse despite staffing crisis across Canada 
A British Columbia hospital has assigned a “2SLGBTQIA+ liaison nurse” to offer what it describes as an “important service” despite the ongoing staffing crisis at hospitals across Canada.

BREAKING: Iran Revolutionary Guards Attack Erbil, Iraq – Explosions Reported Near US Consulate, Airport
The situation in the Middle East took a turn for the worse with a reported major escalation by Iran that claimed responsibility for bombings near the American Consulate and Airport in Erbil, Iraq. Arabic media is reporting 6 explosions using missiles and drones.

People with ‘Complete Paralysis, Epilepsy, Severe Intellectual Disability, Psychiatric Disability’ to Lead Air Travel Operations in Pursuit of Woke DEI Quotas
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has been criticized for its latest diversity and inclusion hiring initiative. The FAA is implementing a diversity and inclusion hiring initiative that specifically targets individuals with disabilities, including “severe intellectual” disabilities, psychiatric disorders, and other physical conditions.

WEF Bureaucrats Demand Powers to Euthanize Children
Bureaucrats with ties to the World Economic Forum (WEF) are demanding powers to legally euthanize children. WEF-linked officials in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Human Rights Commission are pushing new laws that would see minors killed for “their own dignity.”

Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is Funding Fraudulent Research & Science on mRNA Cancer Vaccines
The Chinese Communist government (CCP) is funding fraudulent research & science on mRNA Cancer vaccines, according to Dr William Makis. The Canadian physician, who also has expertise in oncology says, “We often talk about Pfizer and Moderna and the atrocities they have unleashed on the worldwide populations but “the freedom movement very rarely talks about China as a key player in the advancement of toxic mRNA products, but China is waging war on all of us“, he says.

Muslim Students Form Sharia Patrols, Enforce Islamic Law in German Schools, Violators Face Stoning and Torture 
In the heart of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, a high school in Neuss grapples with a troubling trend as self-appointed Muslim students form Islamic Sharia Patrols, advocating stoning, torture, mandatory hijab-wearing, and gender segregation, reflecting a rejection of democratic values and prompting law enforcement involvement, while tracing its roots back to earlier incidents of Sharia enforcement in Germany and the influence of radical adults.