12 May 2017

Rebellion grows against Muslim indoctrination in schools
From coast to coast, parents are rebelling against what they
describe as Islamic indoctrination of their children in public schools.
In Florida, for example, parents are protesting a newly approved
textbook they say whitewashes Islam’s violent history of conquest and
subjugation, while in San Diego, an angry father confronted the city’s
school board about its partnership with the controversial Council on
American-Islamic Relations in an “anti-bullying” program.


Netanyahu: “All Embassies Should Be in Jerusalem”
At a Likud party gathering Thursday evening, Israeli Prime Minister
Benjamin Netanyahu said that moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem is not
just a good thing, but should be an example to all the embassies in
Israel. “Jerusalem is the eternal capital of the Jewish people. It is
the capital of the State of Israel. All the embassies, and especially
the Embassy of our friend the United States, should move to Jerusalem.

Returning to Jerusalem: The Yemenite synagogue of Shiloah
Expelled from their homes during Arab riots in 1938, the Jews of
Shiloah were promised they would return home. Now, it’s finally

Erdogan sees ‘new beginning’ in Turkish-US ties despite Kurdish arms move
“The United States is still going through a transition period. And we have to be more careful and sensitive,” Erdogan said.

France’s Macron to meet with Merkel in Berlin on Monday
Macron’s visit to Berlin Monday, a day after his inauguration as
French president, aims at stressing the importance of the relationship
with Germany to relaunch the European project, an aide to Macron said,
confirming the visit. “We want to work together on a few priorities:
security, economy, investment and social protection,” the aide said.

Danon calls on UNSC to take action against PA’s payments to terrorists
Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon asked the UN
Security Council on Thursday to “take action” and call on the
Palestinian Authority to stop paying terrorists for killing civilians in
Israel. “In 2016, the PA dedicated almost $130 million of its budget to
paying imprisoned terrorists…$175 million in allowances to the families
of so-called martyrs. Altogether, the PA paid more than $300 million
directly in support of terrorists every single year.”

‘Abbas has decided to sign peace deal with Israel’
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has crossed the Rubicon
and voiced “unprecedented” readiness to reach a peace deal with
Israel…Abbas, according to the sources, made this clear to President
Donald Trump during their meeting at the White House last week. The
president plans to use his trip to Israel later this month to receive
assurances from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that he, too, is
committed to a peace agreement.

Cabinet source: IDF fears defunding PA will increase terrorism
Almost all of Israel’s security and intelligence agencies are opposed to
proposed Knesset legislation that would cut off tax transfers to the
Palestinian Authority due to its payment of salaries to terrorists
imprisoned in Israel…the Coordinator of Government Activities in the
Territories unit, the IDF, the Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and
other security bodies are opposed to the measure, fearing that a cut to
PA funding will lead to an escalation in terrorist attacks.

China’s big push for its global trade narrative
But first he’s going to try it out on the world’s political leaders. Not
those of the United States, Japan, India or much of the European Union.
They’ve declined the invitation. But this weekend Mr Xi is gathering
all the presidents and prime ministers he can muster in Beijing, hoping
to inspire them with a vision about China as a force for good in the

Pope Francis on special trip to Portugal’s Fatima shrine
Pope Francis is embarking on a high-profile pilgrimage to Fatima in
central Portugal, a shrine where he plans to make two shepherd children
saints. It is 100 years since the two – and a third child – reported
seeing the Virgin Mary while tending sheep. The third is also on the way
to sainthood. Portugal has boosted security and reimposed border
controls, suspending the Schengen open borders pact. More than a million
pilgrims are expected.

Arctic summit: Trump to make ‘right decision for the US’ on climate
The US will consider its interests first as it reviews its climate
change policy, the secretary of state says. Rex Tillerson told a meeting
of the eight Arctic nations in Alaska that the US would not rush to
make a decision and would consider their views. President Donald Trump
has expressed doubts over the human role in climate change and has said
he may pull the US out of the Paris Accord to fight it.

China tests ‘Lunar Palace’ as it eyes moon mission
Chinese students will live in a laboratory simulating a lunar-like
environment for up to 200 days as Beijing prepares for its long-term
goal of putting humans on the moon. Four postgraduate students from the
capital’s astronautics research university Beihang entered the
160-square-metre (1,720-square-foot) cabin—dubbed the “Yuegong-1”, or
“Lunar Palace”—on Wednesday, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

N.Korea claims sovereign right to ruthlessly punish Americans
North Korea said on Thursday it was its sovereign right to “ruthlessly
punish” American citizens it has detained for crimes against its
government system, saying U.S. media’s description of such arrests as a
bargaining ploy was “pure ignorance.” The North’s KCNA news agency said
the crimes of recent Americans detained by its authorities will soon be

Imam accused in Denmark of calling for murder of Jews
Denmark’s Jewish community has filed a complaint over an imam accused of
calling for the murder of Jews in a case sparking political opprobrium,
it emerged Thursday. Imam Mundhir Abdallah preaches in the working
class Copenhagen suburb of Norrebro at the Masjid Al-Faruq mosque, which
media have previously linked to radical Islam.

Hezbollah says future war would be on Israeli territory
Lebanese Hezbollah said on Thursday that any future conflict between the
Shi’ite group and Israel could take place inside Israeli territory, as
tensions rise between the arch foes.

Maxine Waters Does It Again…
NBC’s Peter Alexander: “I am confused”
Maxine Waters: “No, you’re not confused… I don’t support Trump firing Comey, but I would support Hillary Clinton firing Comey”

Liberal Crusader John Oliver is a Hypocrite Who Used a Donald Trump Tax Dodge
In his crusade against the wealthy, John Oliver is no liberal champion.
Riding on the wave of anti-Trump sentiment, the would-be paladin only
says what he says to enrich himself while benefiting from the very
policies he rallies against on his HBO series, Last Week Tonight.

Tennessee Authorities Shut Down Scientology Facilities for Holding People Against Their Will
Tennessee has locked the doors of a Scientology facility after
discovering a man who had been drugged and locked up against his will
for 9 months. He was taken to a local hospital. A search warrant was
then obtained for the facility in which he was held. When the police
returned, Scientology members were actively packing up and destroying
evidence. This is the latest in a series of horror stories coming out of
the cult. Will this latest scandal take Scientology down?

5 Stories Everyone Is Ignoring While the Media Implodes over Trump Firing Comey
….As millions of Americans fix their eyes and minds on the ongoing
developments, other stories are lurking behind the curtain — and reveal
far more about the struggles we face. Though they have received some
coverage from corporate and establishment outlets, these stories are
being forced out of the conversation by round-the-clock coverage of
political figureheads warring in Washington. Here are five to follow:

Iran test-fires torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz
Iran test-fired a high-speed torpedo on Sunday, a senior U.S. defense
official told Fox News, marking the latest provocative action from the
Islamic Republic. The Hoot torpedo, which has a range of six miles, was
fired in the Strait of Hormuz, where much of the world’s oil passes each
day. It’s unclear if the torpedo test was successful.

11 May 2017

End-of-Days Prophecy Describes Erdogan Leading Ishmael to Final War for Jerusalem
This week, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan established
himself as a leader in the End-of-Days by calling for the Islam to unite
for Jerusalem. Erdogan’s perplexing statement could be the cry that
rallies the world of Ishmael for the prophesied third and final battle
of Jerusalem preceding the Messiah.
ISIS claims to behead Russian intelligence officer in Syria
DUBAI – Islamic State has issued a video showing the beheading of
what it described as a Russian intelligence officer captured in Syria,
the US-based SITE monitoring website reported on Tuesday. The Russian
Defense Ministry and the FSB security service were not immediately
available for comment.
Eight killed when magnitude 5.5 earthquake hits China’s northwest
Eight people were killed when an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.5
struck in China’s northwest Xinjiang region on Thursday, the official
Xinhua news agency said, with photographs online also showing damaged
Austria on the edge: Government set to COLLAPSE – and it could cause an EU nightmare
AUSTRIA’S government is on the verge of collapse due to a shock
resignation, opening the door to the far-right Freedom Party. And the
crisis could a huge headache for Brussels as the anti-EU Freedom Party
is currently leading in the polls.
U.S. Military to Move ‘Very Quickly’ in Arming Syrian Kurds Despite Turkish Opposition
The U.S. military will move forward “very quickly” with plans to
distribute weapons and ammunition to Kurdish YPG fighters battling the
Islamic State in Syria despite opposition from NATO ally Turkey, a
Pentagon spokesman said Wednesday.
Trump Admin Still Considering Moving U.S Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem
Trump administration sources confirmed to the Free Beacon that the
embassy move is still under consideration, but that the process is in
its infant stages.
As Modi visit approaches, Israel and India seem closer than ever
As Israel has emerged recently on the world stage, its foreign
relationships have blossomed…Yet, while all these are important, there
is another event that may be even more important in the long run – the
visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Israel in July. The
prime minister is, significantly, visiting only Israel and skipping the
West Bank and Gaza Strip. And his visit follows the visit to Israel last
January by Indian Foreign Minister Shushma Swaraj.
IS conflict: Syrian force ‘takes town of Tabqa and dam’
An alliance of Syrian Kurdish and Arab fighters has announced it has
taken a strategically important town from so-called Islamic State (IS).
The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) said they had “completely liberated”
the town and its nearby dam, which are 40km (25 miles) west of
IS-stronghold Raqqa. It comes a day after the US said it was going to
arm members of the Kurdish Popular Protection Units (YPG) who are
fighting for the SDF.
Austria convicts asylum seeker of Syria war crimes
An asylum seeker has been sentenced to life imprisonment by a court in
Austria after being found guilty of killing 20 people in Syria. The
27-year-old man was accused of shooting unarmed or wounded soldiers
following a battle in the city of Homs. The man, who has not been named,
had denied the charges. He was arrested in western Austria in June.
Aetna Is Latest Health Insurer to Quit Obamacare Markets
Aetna Inc. will leave the few remaining states where it had been selling
Obamacare plans next year, making it the latest health insurer to pull
out of the health law as Republicans attack the program as failing and
work to dismantle it. While…the decision affects just Delaware and
Nebraska. The Hartford, Connecticut-based insurer already said last year
it would pull out of 11 states, and in the last month announced plans
to exit Iowa and Virginia.
Emotion reading technology claims to spot criminals before they act
Emotion reading technology could soon be used by police after a Russian
firm created a tool that can identify people in a crowd and tell if they
are angry, stressed or nervous. The software, created by NTechLab, can
monitor citizens for suspicious behaviour by tracking identity, age,
gender and current emotional state. It could be used to pre-emptively
stop criminals and potential terrorists.
Nasa unveils plans for a YEAR-LONG mission to the moon in preparation for the journey to Mars
Mars has become the next giant leap for mankind’s exploration of space.
But before humans get to the red planet, astronauts will take a series
of small steps by returning to the moon for a year-long mission. Details
of a the mission in lunar orbit have been unveiled as part of a
timeline of events leading to missions to Mars in the 2030s.
Netanyahu wary of Trump’s interest in solving Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is concerned about President Trump’s
growing interest in the Israeli Palestinian conflict and his desire to
reach the “ultimate peace deal” at any cost, according to senior
ministers close to Netanyahu. Netanyahu’s concern primarily stems from
the fact that unlike Obama’s tenure, Netanyahu has no “brakes” in the
Congress against Trump; Democrats will support any diplomatic move, as
will Republicans.
Israel asks US to nullify UNSC settlement resolution
The Israeli Foreign Ministry appealed this week to US Envoy to the UN
Nikki Haley to nullify Security Council Resolution 2334 which calls for
an end to settlement construction while simultaneously declaring them
illegal, both in the West Bank and eastern Jerusalem. The issue was just
one in a series of requests made to Haley, in an effort to garner
American support in implementing a number of changes vis-a-vis the world
body’s treatment of Israel.
South Korea’s new leader discusses North Korea, defense system with China’s Xi
South Korea’s new President Moon Jae-in told Chinese leader Xi Jinping
on Thursday that North Korea must cease making provocations before
tensions over the deployment of a U.S. anti-missile system in the South
can be resolved, officials said. Moon came to power with a promise to
review the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD)
anti-missile system, which is opposed by China…
North Korean university draws U.S. evangelicals despite risks
Like many other Americans who came to teach at the foreign-funded
Pyongyang University of Science and Technology (PUST), Kim Hak Song was a
Christian missionary who raised money from a church to come to North
Korea…The university, which is open about its Christian affiliation,
says its sole mission is to help North Korea’s future elite learn the
skills to modernize the isolated country and engage with the outside
Obama’s Former Defense Secretary: Yeah, We Lied To The Israelis That We’d Stop Iran from Going Nuclear 
In a prolix profile in The New York Times of Barack Obama’s
deputy national security adviser Ben Rhodes, a startling admission comes
from Obama’s former Secretary of Defense, Leon Panetta; he states that
Obama was lying when he said he was serious about preventing Iran from
getting nuclear weapons.
James Comey Releases Farewell Letter, After Calling Trump “Crazy”
“I have long believed that a President can fire an FBI Director for any
reason, or for no reason at all. I’m not going to spend time on the
decision or the way it was executed. I hope you won’t either. It is
done, and I will be fine, although I will miss you and the mission
Connecticut State Capital Prepares For Bankruptcy Amid Collapse In Hedge Fund Revenue
Facing a dire fiscal situation, Hartfort, the capital of Connecticut is
taking steps toward bankruptcy, soliciting proposals from law firms that
specialize in Chapter 9, according to the Courant. It adds that the
city is reviewing several firms and could hire an attorney as early as
this week.
Experts Foresee Growing Friction Between Trump, S. Korea’s New President
New worries about the state of the U.S.-South Korean alliance are
emerging after the swearing-in of liberal Moon Jae-in, whose
conciliatory position toward North Korea is markedly different from that
of the Trump administration, say analysts who …
Pro-Nazi Soldiers in German Army Raise Alarm
It started with an investigation into a suspected terrorist plot by an
army soldier aimed at top government officials. But it quickly uncovered
a larger problem.
U.S. government posts $182 billion surplus in April
The U.S. government had a $182 billion budget surplus in April,
confounding market expectations for a deficit, according to Treasury
Department data released on Wednesday. The budget surplus was $106
billion in April 2016, according to Treasury’s monthly budget statement.

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