Israeli security assessments ongoing as decision on Temple Mount looms Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did not address the sensitive issue of metal detectors at the Temple Mount during opening statements he made at Sunday’s weekly cabinet meeting, saying only that security assessments were ongoing. “Since the beginning of the events I have held a series of meetings and situational assessments with all the relevant security officials, including those on the ground,” Netanyahu said. Likud to vote against Palestinian state on Tuesday Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party opposes the creation of a Palestinian state and must consider alternatives to the two-state solution, according to a proposal set to pass Tuesday…Netanyahu helped lead efforts initiated by a group of Likud activists to pass a proposal opposing a Palestinian state in…2002. That proposal was opposed by then-prime minister and Likud leader Ariel Sharon and paved the way for his departure from the party. Arab League: ‘Israel is playing with fire in Jerusalem’ The Arab League on Sunday stated that Jerusalem is a “red line” in response to massive protests against Israel’s implementation of metal detectors at the Temple Mount. The 22-member state organization’s Secretary General, Ahmed Aboul Gheit, said that “Jerusalem is a red line, Arabs and Muslims will not allow harm to it.” He added, “Israel is playing with fire when it tries to changing the status quo in the Holy City, especially the al-Aksa mosque.” Afghanistan: Taliban ‘kidnapped dozens’ of villagers At least seven villagers have been killed after being kidnapped by suspected Taliban militants, a senior Afghan police official says. He said about dozens of villagers were abducted in Kandahar province earlier in the week. About 30 have been released while at least 30 remain missing, he added. Fukushima disaster: Robot finds possible melted nuclear fuel An underwater robot has captured what is believed to be the first images of melted nuclear fuel deposits inside Japan’s stricken Fukushima nuclear plant, its operator Tepco says. Large amounts of solidified lava-like rocks and lumps in layers were seen underneath its unit three reactor. If confirmed, it would be a major milestone in the clear-up operation. Trump Russia: US Congress reach deal on fresh sanctions Leaders of both parties in the US Congress have agreed on legislation that allows fresh sanctions to punish Russia for alleged election meddling. The new legislation would also sharply limit President Donald Trump’s ability to lift any sanctions against Russia. He has previously said he needs diplomatic leeway with the Kremlin. Jerusalem: Metal detectors at holy site ‘could be removed’ Israel is willing to consider alternatives to controversial metal detectors it installed at a holy site in Jerusalem, a senior official says. Major General Yoav Mordechai called on the Muslim world to put forward other suggestions. Israel installed the detectors after two Israeli policemen were killed near there earlier this month. Rome risks water rationing as drought-hit lake set to go offline Authorities have ordered a halt to pumping water out of a lake near Rome following a prolonged drought, a decision that could force city officials to impose water rationing in the Italian capital. The head of the local Lazio region, which is centered on Rome, said on Saturday the ban on withdrawing water from Lake Bracciano would come into force on July 28. Muslims reject smart cameras as alternative to metal detectors on Temple Mount The Israel Police set up special surveillance cameras at one of the entrances to the Temple Mount complex on Sunday morning, which could replace the recently installed metal detectors that have been at the center of growing tensions between Israel and Muslim worshipers. The cameras can identify anyone who tries to enter the holy site with knives, weapons, hand grenades or other suspicious items. Thousands ordered to evacuate as heavy rains hit northeast Japan Tens of thousands of people in northeast Japan were told to evacuate their homes on Sunday as heavy rain caused major flooding and cut some rail links, authorities said. The storm follows freak rains in southwestern Japan earlier this month that left at least 25 people dead. Convicted Iran Front Group Regularly Sent FIVE-FIGURE DONATIONS To THE CLINTON FOUNDATION fN The Mullahs in Iran were free to advance their agenda in the United States under the Obama administration, and that is exactly what they did. The Clinton Foundation refused to return more than $50,000 of contributions from The Alavi Foundation, who along with its partner Bank Melli were recognized as procurement fronts for Iran’s nuclear weapons program. Mexico Murders Up With Deadliest Month In At Least 20 Years Mexico’s spiraling violence reached new heights with 2,234 murders in June, the country’s deadliest month in at least 20 years, according to government data. North Korean Defectors Are Using Google Earth to Identify Killing Sites and Mass Graves in Kim Jong Un’s Totalitarian State North Korean defectors have long denounced the abysmal conditions and human rights abuses going on inside the hermit state, where the country’s supreme leader Kim Jong Un runs a repressive fiefdom. But until now, activists have struggled to precisely document the scope and location of such abuses. Billions Of Lives Are At Stake As China Threatens India With War Most Americans forget that the world doesn’t revolve around them, but they forget that there are several powerful nations that could spark a global conflagration without America’s input. Among them are China and India, who have been engaged in a border dispute for decades. That dispute has flared up once again, as China hurls threats of war with India. Islamic Terrorist Threat From Canada Higher Than That coming from Mexico Montana ranchers who live and work within feet of the longest international border on earth, the Canada-US border, had it right in November of 2015: the unsecured border the U.S. shares with Canada should be a bigger worry than the Mexican one. ‘Illegitimate coalition’ must pay for destroying Syria – Damascus to UN Syria wants the US and its allies to pay for the destruction of Syrian infrastructure and to bear legal responsibility for “illegitimately” bombing civilian targets, Damascus has told the UN, demanding that the American-led coalition strikes stop. VINDICATED: Latest Deep State Leak Proves Obama Was Spying on Trump Campaign Early On In 1972, some employees of former President Nixon’s re-election committee were caught when they broke into the Democratic National Committee headquarters to plant a bug. That single act, known as Watergate, led to Nixon’s resignation and had his successor Gerald Ford not pardoned him, it most likely would have led to his felony prosecution, Truth Uncensored reported. BREAKING: Trump Sends Feds Into Muslim’s NY Compound, What They Found Is HORRIFYING The Obama Administration struggled to say the phrase “radical Islam,” but new reports reveal an alarming number of Islamofascist training camps right here in the United States.