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  • Moscow Isn't as Powerful in the Middle-East As We Think

    12/10/2017 8:47:29 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 5 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 12-10-2017 | Michael van der Galien
    It is generally believed in European and American political circles that Russia owns Iran and Syria. Vladimir Putin is the puppeteer who pulls on Bashar al-Assad's and Ali Khamenei's strings whenever he wants. If then, the Iranian issue and the problems in Syria are to be solved, we only need to get Russia on our side and all will be well. Although this is exactly what Putin wants the West to believe, the truth is far more complicated. Yes, he certainly has some influence in and over Syria and Iran, but he's no master puppeteer. Instead, he, Assad and Khamenei...
  • How Middle-East Chaos Will Raise Your Cost Of Living

    12/08/2017 5:58:54 AM PST · by davikkm · 16 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    Let’s be honest, the Middle-East has been a complete disaster for longer than most of us can imagine. Once the US firmly planted itself in the Middle-East in 2001, the destabilization of an already volatile region really started to pick up steam. With five out of the top 10 oil producing countries located in the Middle-East, sometimes these conflicts can have extremely negative consequences for oil consumers (pretty much everyone). The price of almost every product on the market increases as the price of oil goes up. When the price of oil goes up, it costs more for companies to...
  • A Credible Peace Plan, at Last

    12/05/2017 1:44:04 PM PST · by mairdie · 24 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | December 4, 2017 | Caroline B. Glick
    Monday, The New York Times published the Palestinian response to an alleged Saudi peace plan. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman reportedly presented it to PLO chief and Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas last month. According to the Times’ report, Mohammed told Abbas he has two months to either accept the Saudi proposal or leave office to make way for a new Palestinian leader who will accept it. The Palestinians and their European supporters are up in arms about the content of Mohammed’s plan. It reportedly proposes the establishment of limited Palestinian sovereignty over small portions of Judea and Samaria....
  • 2017.12.03 John Haller's Prophecy Update - Alignment

    12/03/2017 12:13:39 PM PST · by Lera · 9 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 12/3/17 | John Haller
    Things continue to align geopolitically in the Middle East and culturually.
  • Iraqi Archbishop and Knights of Columbus Discuss State of Christians Displaced by ISIS

    11/28/2017 8:09:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 28, 2017 | Lauretta Brown
    Washington, D.C. - Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil, Iraq gathered with Carl Anderson, CEO of the Knights of Columbus and others at the National Press Club in D.C. Tuesday to talk about the needs and current state of Christians trying to rebuild in Iraq in the wake of ISIS.Archbishop Warda thanked the Trump administration for Vice President Mike Pence’s remarks in October, promising to protect the Christians in the Middle East and redirect U.S. aid funds directly to the persecuted communities rather than through the United Nations.“It makes an important shift because it showed that the American government considers the...
  • 2017 11 26 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Many Earthquakes"

    11/26/2017 3:13:10 PM PST · by Lera · 15 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 11 /26/17 | John Haller
    As predicted in the Word, the converging lines of prophetic events are centered on Jerusalem. This cup of trembling is sending shockwaves that are reverberate around the globe, signaling the soon arrival of an event horizon unlike the anything the world has ever seen. When "Muslims" are confirming the right Israel has to its land and standing firm against the claim that it was plundered from the "Palestinians", you know that things have been turned upside down. John explains in this week's message entitled "Many Earthquakes"
  • Report: Anti-Trump Saudi Prince Alwaleed Hung Upside Down

    11/23/2017 8:35:18 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 53 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/23/2017 | Jim Hoft
    “Dopey” Prince Alaweed Was Warned — Now He Sits In Prison In December 2015 Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal slammed Donald Trump for proposing a ban on Muslim immigrants in the US after the San Bernardino attacks. Donald Trump hit the “dopey prince” back twice as hard. "Detained members of Saudi elite have been hung by their feet and beaten by interrogates, source says. Among those hung upside down are Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, an investor worth at least $7 billion who is being held at Riyadh’s Ritz Carlton. Saudi princes and billionaire businessmen arrested in a power grab earlier...
  • Euphrates in Prophecy

    11/20/2017 3:14:03 PM PST · by Lera · 5 replies
    Belivers in Grace ^ | Nov 19, 2017 | Pastor Bill Randles
    Revelation 9 ~ Pastor Bill Randles
  • Look Ahead In The Middle East: 6-12 Months In A Crystal Ball

    11/19/2017 6:31:26 PM PST · by Randall_S · 9 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | Nov. 19, 2017 | Wallace Bruschweiler & William Palumbo
    Is it Utopia or Reality? By Wallace Bruschweiler and William Palumbo The purpose of this article is to examine the current and rapidly developing trends in the Middle East, and attempt to project likely scenarios in the near to middle-term future. Only time will tell if what we are projecting as possible is a utopia, or will in fact become reality. Background In June 2009, then U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama went to Cairo and delivered a speech at Cairo University. It was co-hosted by Al-Azhar University, the preeminent theological seminary in the Islamic world. Observing this speech from the...
  • 2017.11.19 John Haller's Prophecy Update - "You Need to Watch This"

    11/19/2017 3:48:36 PM PST · by Lera · 7 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 11/19/17 | John Haller
    John is outraged to the point that the spit is flying. Fresh out of Facebook jail, John delivers a passionate message about the total breakdown of the cultural structure. From the Church of England, to teachers who may lose jobs for "misgendering" to Ai controlled "bots", the moral decay of the biblical structure set in place by the Creator God around the world is stunning. Strap yourselves in...John is in rare form today in his message entitled "You Need to Watch This"
  • IN NYC: Terrorism 3.0: Domestic Terror Threats and How to Fight Them - Mon. 12/11

    11/19/2017 3:29:14 PM PST · by Randall_S · 2 replies
    Meetup ^ | Nov. 19, 2017 | Wallace Bruschweiler
    Please Join Us for a Unique Opportunity to have a Discussion with an International Counter-Terrorism Expert On Monday, December 11, you’re invited to join a discussion with Wallace S. Bruschweiler, Sr., a Quadri-lingual expert in counterterrorism, as he addresses the topic Terrorism 3.0: Domestic Terror Threats and How to Fight Them. This is a unique opportunity to question an international counter-terrorism expert on the events that dominate today's headlines - e.g., attacks in Las Vegas, New York, Mogadishu etc. Mr. Bruschweiler will also share his unique, international perspective on the latest global events and geopolitical trends including terrorism, espionage, foreign...
  • In NYC and interested in domestic terrorism? FREE EVENT Dec. 11

    11/14/2017 4:32:42 PM PST · by Randall_S · 1 replies
    USA Transnational Report ^ | November 5, 2017 | Wallace Bruschweiler
    Are you in New York City and interested in terrorism? Please help spread the word on this free public event. An international expert on terrorism/counterterrorism will be giving a public talk on how to combat the growing threat of domestic terrorism! Details below... A Unique Opportunity for a Discussion with an International Counter-terrorism Expert Terrorism 3.0: Domestic Terror Threats and How to Fight Them On Monday, December 11, you’re invited to join a discussion with Wallace S. Bruschweiler, Sr., a quadri-lingual expert in counterterrorism, as he addresses the topic Terrorism 3.0: Domestic Terror Threats and How to Fight Them. This...
  • Reining in the Rogue Royal of Arabia

    11/14/2017 5:55:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 14, 2017 | Pat Buchanan
    If the crown prince of Saudi Arabia has in mind a war with Iran, President Trump should disabuse his royal highness of any notion that America would be doing his fighting for him. Mohammed bin Salman, or MBS, the 32-year-old son of the aging and ailing King Salman, is making too many enemies for his own good, or for ours. Pledging to Westernize Saudi Arabia, he has antagonized the clerical establishment. Among the 200 Saudis he just had arrested for criminal corruption are 11 princes, the head of the National Guard, the governor of Riyadh, and the famed investor Prince...
  • Iran vs. Saudi Arabia: Dangerous war looms between Middle East powerhouses

    11/12/2017 2:51:56 PM PST · by jazusamo · 57 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 12, 2017 | Carlos Munoz
    It’s a looming heavyweight prizefight that nobody wants to see come off. But should escalating tensions between bitter regional rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia break out into open conflict, Riyadh’s formidable military arsenal would quickly overwhelm Iranian forces in a conventional war, while Tehran would hold the advantage against any Saudi forces in a proxy guerrilla war, analysts say. The animosity between the two main pillars of power in the Middle East has escalated over the past week, when Saudi Arabia’s foreign ministry ordered all Saudi nationals to immediately evacuate Lebanon. The move was presumably targeted at the growing power...
  • Amir from Galilee on November 9: Trouble in the Middle East

    11/10/2017 7:02:55 AM PST · by firebrand · 13 replies
    Behold Israel YouTube Channel ^ | Nov. 9, 2017 | Amir Tsarfati
    Saudi Arabia's asking its people to leave Lebanon will create a crisis, as they are taking their money and the banks will fail. Lebanon's government is now essentially nonfunctioning. Macron has arrived unexpectedly in Saudi to try to make peace. More on the Europeans and Soros's meddling, donating to people and parties in the European Union parliament. And meanwhile Russia is silent. Repercussions of all of this on Israel, of course. An excellent summary and update. Look up, as always.
  • Kuwait Orders Citizens To Leave Lebanon Immediately

    11/09/2017 10:13:22 AM PST · by JP1201 · 100 replies
    According to the Kuwait News Agency, citing a foreign ministry statement, Kuwait citizens currently in Lebanon are urged to leave the country immediately. The statement said the order is due to the "circumstances experienced by Lebanon at the moment, as well as a precautionary measure against any negative impact that might take place."
  • The Battle for Kurdistan

    11/07/2017 7:33:39 AM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 7, 2017 | Wes Martin
    Einstein was right, “The world is a dangerous place to live, not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” The United States pulled up stakes in Vietnam and left a very good ally, the Montagnards (or Mountain People), to suffer their own fate. History is again repeating itself with the Kurds in Iraq. For the Kurds, this is the second time around. The United States backed out on them following the First Gulf War in 1991. Yet, after having endured all Saddam’s subsequent butchery, they still supported America in...
  • Lebanese PM Hariri resigns, stresses ‘Iran’s hands will be cut off’

    11/05/2017 4:40:51 AM PST · by nuconvert · 14 replies
    Al Arabiya ^ | November 4, 2017
    Lebanese Prime Minister Saad al-Hariri announced his resignation on Saturday, stressing that “Iran’s hands in the region will be cut off,” emphasizing the fact that “wherever Iran is involved, there is nothing but devastation and chaos.” "In his speech, he said the atmosphere in the country is similar to the one that existed before his father, the late prime minister Rafik Hariri, was assassinated in 2005. “We are living in a climate similar to the atmosphere that prevailed before the assassination of (his father the late prime minister) martyr Rafik al-Hariri. I have sensed what is being plotted covertly to...
  • 2017 10 29 John Haller's Prophecy Update "Something Big is Coming"

    10/29/2017 1:11:05 PM PDT · by Lera · 29 replies
    Fellowship Bible Chapel ^ | 10/29 /17 | John Haller
    Regardless of your worldview, people are experiencing a quickening in their spirit with the anticipation that world-changing events are just over the horizon. Geopolitical, Social and Spiritual conflicts are heating up all over the globe at an unprecedented and frenzied pace to the point where even the discerning Christian may have trouble keeping track of this whirlwind of event. Luckily, there are still a few messengers, crying out in the wilderness of biblical babble that is permeating the collective conscience of our nation and world, warning believers and unbelievers alike of the signs that are converging toward the soon return...
  • Trump to bypass U.N. and send aid directly to persecuted Christians in Middle East

    10/26/2017 2:47:25 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 29 replies
    washintontimes.com ^ | 10/25/17 | Dave Boyer
    Vice President Mike Pence announced Wednesday night that President Trump has ordered the State Department to shut off funding for “ineffective” United Nations programs to help persecuted Christians in the Middle East, saying the administration will take over those efforts directly. “From this day forward, America will provide support directly to persecuted communities through USAID,” Mr. Pence said at the In Defense of Christians annual solidarity dinner in Washington. “We will no longer rely on the United Nations alone to assist persecuted Christians and minorities in the wake of genocide and the atrocities of terrorist groups.” Saying Christians have been...