According to Arab media, Israel has increased the frequency of its military activity in Syria, specifically, to prevent Iran from gaining a permanent foothold in the country.
As we get ready to move into 2018, I wanted to share four prayers on my heart for the new year so you can join me in lifting them up.
Palestinian terrorists operating out of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired four rockets at southern Israel on 13 Dec. 2017, but all they managed to damage was one of their own UN-run schools.
The Israeli army said this week that Israel will accelerate a project to build a giant underground wall around Gaza to block tunnels that could be used for attacks.
PM Netanyahu on Monday called UN and UNESCO decisions on Jerusalem “laughable” and said, “I believe that all or most of the EU countries will move their embassies to Jerusalem.”
In a dramatic policy shift, President Trump announced Wed. 6 Dec. 2017 that the US is recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and he’s starting plans to move the US embassy to the ancient city.
Hamas on 2 Dec. 2017 called for a new “intifada” if Washington recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel or moves its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.
US President Donald Trump is planning to give a speech this week recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a source has confirmed.
Egypt on Saturday 25 Nov. 2017 mourned 305 worshipers killed in a gun and bomb assault on a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula. Special prayers took place nationwide.
Arab foreign ministers on 19 Nov. 2017 described the Lebanese Hezbollah organization as a “terrorist organization” and announced their intention to turn to the UN Security Council to discuss Iran’s intervention in the region.