Tag: middle east

  • Trump Congratulates Bibi, Peace Plan Coming Soon

    US President Donald Trump, who gifted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights just two weeks before the elections, congratulated Netanyahu on his election victory on Wednesday and said it is good for peace.

  • Paraphrasing of Zechariah 12 – 14

    Background Information:  Zechariah was a priest and prophet to the Jews during the rebuilding and reestablishing of Jerusalem after Babylonian exile.  He was the son of a prophet, which means he belonged to Aaron’s family.  The Lord assigned Zechariah to encourage His people to continue rebuilding the second temple (the first temple was burned down […]

  • Pope Francis Confirms May Trip to Middle East

    Pope Francis confirms Middle East trip for May 24 and 26.  Emerging as the new ‘broker’ for the Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement, he will speak with Shimon Peres and Mahmoud Abbas. Pope Francis officially announced on Sunday that he will visit Jordan, Israel and the Palestinian Authority in May, reports Reuters. Francis, who has made many […]

  • Israeli PM Netanyahu: Iran nuclear deal ‘historic mistake’

    While the EU and the United States cheered a deal that world powers reached with Tehran over its nuclear ambitions, Israel was fierce in its criticism Sunday, which PM Netanyahu believes Iran nuclear deal was a historic mistake. “For years the international community has demanded that Iran cease all uranium enrichment. Now, for the first […]

  • Israel ‘ready to negotiate borders with Palestinians’

    Mr Netanyahu reacted angrily when the 1967 proposal was made by Barack Obama in May but was now said to be offering to trade Israeli territory on its side of the line for West Bank land where its main settlements were located. “We are willing in a framework of restarting the peace talks to accept […]

  • Obama Promises Arabs Jerusalem Will Be Theirs

    “Jerusalem is Israel’s capital,” Netanyahu said at an event marking Jerusalem’s reunification. “Jerusalem was always ours and will always be ours. It will never again be partitioned and divided.” Irregardless, President Obama promises Arabs Jerusalem will be theirs. Obama and his administration told Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting last week the U.S. […]

  • Obama Gives Israel 2 Years to Implement 2 States

    President Obama gives Israel 2 years to implement 2 States solution which would define Israel’s borders as they were prior to the Six Day War in 1967. London-based A-Sharq al-Awsat reports that U.S. President Barack Obama presented his version of peace in the Middle East to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during the latter’s visit to […]