Entries by Thomas Taylor

Satanists Raise Baphomet Statue in Little Rock, Arkansas

Satanists turned out in droves to shout their support of the unveiling of Baphomet , a bronze statue bearing a goat head perched over a winged body, in the Arkansas capital city of Little Rock. The Satanic Temple (TST) arranged the rally right opposite the State Capitol building. TST organized the event to protest against […]

National I.D. boosts bid to meet sustainable development goals

INSTITUTIONALIZING identification systems will help countries like the Philippines meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to an expert from the World Bank.   In a World Bank Blog, Samia Melhem, the global lead for the Digital Development Community of Practice at the World Bank, said Peru is one of the countries that have had […]

Abbas trying to drag Israel into war with Gaza

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman accused Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas of trying to drag Israel into a confrontation with Hamas so it can retake control of Gaza.   “Abu Mazen knows that he is not capable of overthrowing the Hamas regime by force; he understands that Hamas will not transfer control over the Gaza […]

Report: ‘Deal of the Century’ to be unveiled next month

The Trump Administration will unveil its long-awaited Middle East peace plan next month, according to a report by Palestinian Authority newspaper Al Quds.   The plan, which President Donald Trump has dubbed the ‘Deal of the Century,’ will reportedly be unveiled during Trump’s speech to the UN General Assembly on September 25.   The plan […]

Jordan-Israel negotiations set to bypass PA

Jordan-Israel negotiations based on President Trump’s long-awaited peace plan seem increasingly likely to happen – following retired Jordanian Ambassador and former editor of the Jordan Times – Walid Sadi – flagging Jordan’s legal and sovereignty claims in the ‘West Bank’ (Judea and Samaria) and East Jerusalem (“disputed territories”).   Sadi – in an op-ed article […]

Russian military braces for massive war games in the east

Russia’s military forces in the country’s east were put on high alert Monday ahead of massive war games that also involve China and Mongolia, the largest show of power in nearly 40 years, the Russian defense minister said.   Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said the five days of military drills will pave the way for […]

The DroneHunter knocks killer drones out of the sky

SPRINGVILLE, Utah — U.S. officials have long worried that weaponized drones could be used to hit “soft targets” like sporting events and political rallies, as allegedly happened in Venezuela earlier this month.   A Utah-based company, however, gave NBC News an exclusive look at a potential answer to killer drones.   Backed by Boeing and […]