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Protests Rock Iran After Morality Police Kill Woman for Wearing ‘Improper’ Hijab
Protests across Iran entered their fifth day Tuesday after Iran's morality police arrested and beat a 22-year-old woman for wearing an "improper" hijab. The woman died of her injuries.
US, Canada Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
American and Canadian warships sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday, in the first military freedom of navigation operation since U.S. President Joe Biden said the U.S. would defend Taiwan if it were attacked by China.
U.S. Pacific fleet commander warns expanding Chinese military could now blockade Taiwan
China now boasts a large navy with enough surface warships to blockade rival Taiwan, according to the commander of the U.S. Navy‘s frontline fleet.
Dutch King Warns Of Poverty, Uncertainty As Social Unrest Spreads
Dutch King Willem-Alexander unveiled government plans to limit social unrest as souring prices threatened to push a million people of the Netherlands' 17.7 million population into deep poverty.
Nearly 100 Die In Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan Clashes
Authorities say at least 94 people have died and more than 100 injured in clashes on the Kyrgyzstan-Tajikistan border - the deadliest in years. The battles come as regional power Russia focuses on its invasion of Ukraine.
Britain’s Queen Buried After Christ-Centered Funeral
Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest reigning monarch, has been buried following a private ceremony in Windsor, the Royal Family says.
Gantz: Israel has arrested or targeted over 1,000 terror operatives in recent months
Defense Minister Benny Gantz says Israeli troops have arrested and shot more than 1,000 Palestinians engaged in terror activity in recent months, as the military presses on with an operation in the West Bank following a series of attacks earlier this year.
U.S. court awards millions to victims of Hezbollah rockets
A U.S. court has ordered the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah to pay millions of dollars in damages to a group of Americans who sued saying they were wounded by the group’s rockets during a war with Israel in 2006.
Turkey’s Erdogan tells Jewish leaders he wants to visit Israel
Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told American Jewish leaders Monday that he plans to visit Israel, a gesture that advances Turkish-Israeli efforts to build diplomatic ties after 20 years of hostilities, the Times of Israel (TOI) reports.
Israel sees 128% increase in Jewish immigration
Israel has seen a 128% increase in “Aliyah” - Jewish immigration to Israel - since last September, the Jerusalem Post reports. Israel has taken in 60,000 new immigrants in the last year, compared to 28,500 immigrants the country absorbed last year.
Israel: Archaeologists find proof of opium use in ancient world
Archaeologists and scientists have identified traces of opium on ancient ceramic jugs unearthed at a Bronze Age burial site in Israel’s Tel Yehud, in a discovery they say prove unequivocally the drug was used in the Levant in the ancient world, the Times of Israel reports.
Inside the United States
Dems run with Biden’s attacks on MAGA Republicans, call pro-life lawmakers ‘threat to democracy’
House Democrats leaders have expanded the party’s crusade to label MAGA Republicans a “threat to democracy” to include pro-life conservatives.
Biden has passed 99 executive orders that have cost taxpayers $1.5 trillion dollars
President Biden has passed 99 executive orders since becoming president and a federal budget expert has estimated that the cost to taxpayers will be upwards of $1.5 trillion, with his recent student loan forgiveness accounting for a huge portion of that amount.
Sexually transmitted disease “out of control” in US
The infection rate of sexually transmitted diseases in America is currently “out of control” according to medical experts, the Associated Press reports. The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called for new prevention and treatment programs to address the steep rise in cases of infections, including syphilis, gonorrhea, HIV, and Monkeypox.
Elon Musk ready to unveil Optimus Tesla Bot, aims to deploy millions of them
Tesla, the company created and managed by Elon Musk, has ambitious plans of a truly grand scale – to deploy thousands and even millions of humanoid robots in its factories and throughout the entire world.
Biden Admin Silently Erases ‘Unborn Child’ In Legal Argument Pushing Abortion On Religious Medical Workers
The Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) has taken center stage in the Biden administration’s push to force health care providers to perform abortions. Faith-based organizations have been forced to take action to protect their sincerely held religious beliefs, including the belief that human life begins at the moment of fertilization, from being violated by requirements that health care providers perform abortions.
Powerful magnitude 7.6 earthquake shakes Mexico
A 7.6 magnitude earthquake struck the central part of Mexico on Monday afternoon.
US military base targeted with rocket attack in Syria, CENTCOM says
Extremist forces targeted a U.S.-controlled base in Syria with three rocket attacks Sunday, but the ordnance failed to strike U.S. forces or equipment.
Biden: ‘US To Defend Taiwan If China Attacks’
U.S. President Joe Biden says that American forces will defend Taiwan if China attacks the island.
Iran Drones Reach Ukrainian Battlefield
Ukraine’s military says Russia has inflicted severe damage with frighteningly effective Iranian-made attack drones.
IDF chief at Auschwitz: Holocaust denial is reason Iran can’t be trusted with nukes
Speaking at the Auschwitz death camp, Israel Defense Forces Chief of Staff Aviv Kohavi on Monday slammed Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi for expressing doubt about the Holocaust, saying that was one of the main reasons Tehran could not be trusted with nuclear weapons.
Israel: Archaeologists discover intact burial chamber dating to Biblical Pharaoh Ramses II
Israel’s Antiquity Authority (IAA) stated Sunday that an intact burial chamber dating to the time of Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses II, the Biblical Pharaoh associated with Moses, has been discovered at the Palmachim National Park in Rishon Lezion, DW reports.
Inside the United States
Biden on ‘60 Minutes’: The pandemic is over
President Biden said late Sunday that COVID-19 remains a challenge, but he thinks the pandemic stage is over.
Myanmar: Junta lays landmines around church
Myanmar’s military junta has laid internationally banned antipersonnel landmines around a Catholic church building it has desecrated and occupied in the ethnic minority Shan state, the Christian Post (CP) reports.
Pakistan: Christian jailed for blasphemy is denied bail
A 57-year-old Christian man in Pakistan who was imprisoned for blasphemy two years ago has just been denied his latest application for bail pending trial, Asia News reports.
Mozambique: Eight Christians murdered by Islamic State affiliates
ight Christians were murdered by the Islamic State-affiliated Al Shabaab terror group (not the Somali-based group of the same name) in a series of jihadist attacks across northern Mozambique in September, the Barnabas Fund reports.
Former DNI Director Ratcliffe Explains Danchenko Bombshell
"Not only were they paying him (Danchenko), they (FBI) interviewed him in January of 2017. He told them that the Steel Dossier was essentially all made up… After that, they put him on the payroll….So at the time that John Durham with the DOJ is investigating Igor Danchenko, and getting ready to bring charges against him for lying to the FBI, the FBI was paying him," explained John Ratcliffe, former Director of National Intelligence.
Japan sees ‘unprecedented’ typhoon slam onto shore, causing power outages and massive evacuations
Typhoon Nanmadol slammed onto the shore of southern Japan on Sunday and caused massive infrastructure disruptions, including power outages and forcing thousands of people to evacuate.
6.9 magnitude earthquake rocks Taiwan, triggers Tsunami alarm in Japan
First responders in Taiwan are searching through rubble for survivors after a 6.9 magnitude earthquake struck the island Sunday, triggering fears of a tsunami in Japan.
King Charles III appears at ease as defender of all faiths in UK
In a hushed atmosphere of a south London mosque, a dozen Muslims of all ages wait to sign a book of condolences for Queen Elizabeth II at an interfaith ceremony.
European Parliament: ‘Hungary No Democracy’
The European Parliament has declared that Hungary is no longer a fully functioning democracy and has turned into an “electoral autocracy” led by a “hybrid regime.”
US Concerned About Deadly Clashes Between Armenia, Azerbaijan
Besides Pope Francis, the United States is among those raising the alarm about clashes between Armenia and Azerbaijan that killed as many as 200 people. On Sunday, the U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi lashed out at Azerbaijan while visiting Armenia's capital Yerevan in remarks expected to fuel tensions.
Controversial Leaders Invited To Queen’s Funeral
Controversial world leaders were among those invited to participate in Monday’s state funeral for Queen Elizabeth II despite concerns about their human rights record.
China-Russia Leaders Meet Amid Battlefield Losses In Ukraine
A day after allegations that he survived an assassination attempt, Russian President Vladimir Putin met his Chinese counterpart to shore up support for his increasingly challenging invasion of Ukraine.
Many Mourning Queen Who Wanted To Meet ‘King of Kings’
Mourners stood Thursday in a rapidly expanding queue of some 5 miles (8 kilometers) along the River Thames in London to pay their final respects to Queen Elizabeth II, who passed away at age 96.
Hungary: Abortion Seekers Must Hear Unborn
Hungary’s government has issued a decree forcing women seeking an abortion to “listen to the fetal heartbeat” before accessing the procedure.
Ukraine To Exhume Mass Graves In Recaptured Territory
krainian authorities are starting to exhume mass graves found in a recaptured territory from Russia. Kyiv says hundreds of tombs were discovered outside Izyum, in the Kharkiv region, days after it was re-taken from Russia's military.
Nasrallah warns Hezbollah missiles are ‘locked on’ offshore Israeli gas field
Hezbollah terror chief Hassan Nasrallah on Friday issued a fresh threat over the offshore Karish gas field partly claimed by Lebanon, warning Israel against beginning extraction amid maritime border talks between Jerusalem and Beirut.
Latest Polls Show Lapid & Netanyahu Tied 60-60, Outcome Depends on Arab Turnout
The first poll following the closing of the election lists on Thursday was issued with great fanfare by Kan 11 News Saturday night, and it reveals that, 1. Nothing has changed on the ground, other than the fact that Balad, the crazy, hateful, anti-Israeli Arab list that’s been dumped from the Joint Arab List will not make the cut, remaining well below the 3.25% vote threshold, leaves their former partners with only 4 mandates; and, 2. Everything has changed on the ground because now Lapid can rely on the Joint Arab List to recommend him to the President to take a stab at cobbling a new coalition government.
IDF chief headed to Europe to discuss Iranian threat, forge military ties
IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi is expected to take off for Europe on Sunday with the aim of meeting officials in Poland and France and strengthening Israel's military cooperation with the nations and discussing the threat it faces from Iran.
Inside the United States
‘Catastrophic’ Hurricane Fiona Rips Through Puerto Rico, Leaves US Territory Powerless
Hurricane Fiona struck Puerto Rico's southwest coast on Sunday as it unleashed landslides, knocked the power grid out and ripped up asphalt from roads and flung the pieces around.
California Launches $1 Million Website Promoting its Abortion Services
The state of California launched a publicly funded website Tuesday to promote the state's abortion services.
Alaska braces for “near worst case coastal flooding scenario” as massive storm may bring worst flooding in nearly 50 years
Alaska is bracing for dangerous weather as the remnants of Typhoon Merbok move toward the Bering Sea region. Forecasters predict that the storm, set to hit on Friday, could bring "potentially historical" flooding, with some coastal areas seeing water levels up to 11 feet higher than the normal high tide.
48% of Evangelical leaders report being blacklisted over beliefs, ‘guilt by association’
Nearly half of Evangelical leaders said in a new survey that they have been disinvited, blacklisted or excluded because of their point of view or “guilt by association,” according to the National Association of Evangelicals.
Earth Reveals Horrors Behind Graves In Ukraine
The European Union has expressed “deep shock” at the mass graves discovered by Ukrainian officials in territories recaptured from Russia in eastern Ukraine. On Saturday, recovery operations continued after several civilians were reportedly killed in a new round of Russian shelling.
Pakistan Christian Mother Of Five Hiding After Death Threats
A Christian woman and her five children are hiding in Pakistan after receiving death threats from extremists who demand that she converts to Islam, her supporters confirmed Thursday.
Bombshell as Danchenko Trial Reveals He was FBI Paid Informant
The Russian analyst charged with lying to the FBI about his role in the infamous “Steele dossier” was allegedly a paid confidential human source for the agency, a newly unsealed court filing revealed Tuesday.
WEF Unveils Plans for Brain Implants
“Can you imagine in 10 years when we are sitting here we have an implant in our brains and I can immediately feel, because you all will have implants... and we measure your brainwaves,” stated Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum.
Newsom Reveals Pro-Abortion Ads That Invoke the Bible
Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-Calif) launched a series of ads aimed to promote abortion while invoking the Bible at the same time.
Does the arrival of five red heifers in Israel signal third temple, end times?
Five rabbi-approved red heifers arrived from Texas on Thursday to a ceremonious welcome at Ben-Gurion Airport – and touched off a whirlwind of speculation as to the prophetic significance of their presence in Israel and whether we are barreling toward a third-temple period or the "last days."
How Bill Gates and partners used their clout to control the global Covid response — with little oversight
A seven-month investigation by Politico reveals how four health organizations financed by Bill Gates and his partners, working closely together, spent almost $10 billion on responding to Covid across the world. But they lacked the scrutiny of governments, and fell short of their own goals.
Unpacking the Apparent Trump-Hillary Double Standard: For Her, the FBI Helped Obstruct Its Own Investigation
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch obtained evidence that a computer contractor working under the direction of Hillary Clinton’s legal team destroyed subpoenaed records that the former secretary of state stored on a private email server she originally kept at her New York home, and then lied to investigators about it. Yet no charges were brought against Clinton, her lawyers, or her paid consultant.