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AT THE UN, THE BATTLE FOR JERUSALEM IS ETERNALLY WAGED

At the United Nations, the diplomatic battle for a united Jerusalem is eternally waged on almost a monthly basis, whether it is in UN forums in Geneva, Paris or the UN headquarters in New York. The guns of the Six Day War fell silent 52 years ago. The scars of a once divided city have […]

KUSHNER: UNCERTAIN IF PALESTINIANS CAN GOVERN THEMSELVES

Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood. White House senior advisor Jared Kushner said in an interview broadcast on Sunday that the Palestinians deserve “self-determination,” but stopped short of backing Palestinian statehood and expressed uncertainty over their ability to govern themselves. Kushner, […]

Is China’s social credit system coming to Australia?

Privacy was not a hot topic in the recent Australian election, but it should have been. This is because the City of Darwin is adapting elements of the Chinese social credit system for use in Australia. The Chinese system’s monitoring of citizens’ behaviour has been widely condemned as “Orwellian”, with frequent comparisons to the dystopian […]

Pope pleads for European unity, warns against fear-mongers

Pope Francis made an impassioned plea for Europe to stick together and revive the ideals of its founders on Sunday (2 June), saying ideologies and fear-mongering politicians were threatening its very existence as a bloc. His comments to journalists on the plane while returning from a three-day trip to Romania, one of the more recent […]

Manchin warns of largest Russian presence in Arctic since Cold War

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia issued a stark warning about the geopolitical threat of Russia’s presence in the Arctic, saying Moscow’s military and economic activity in the region is at the highest level since the Cold War. “It’s unbelievable the commitment they’ve made,” Manchin said on “Face the Nation” Sunday. “We’ve seen more […]

Iran will use ‘whatever missiles it wants’ to stop U.S. aggression, foreign minister warns

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said Sunday the nation has the right to defend itself against U.S. aggression and specifically vowed that Tehran will use “whatever missiles it wants” as a deterrence against increased American military presence in the region. In an interview with ABC News’ “This Week” program, Mr. Zarif defended the arming […]

What is the Confirmation of the Covenant?

Who is this “he” that will confirm the covenant? This is an easy question to answer because the “he” does three things: (1) Confirms the covenant. (2) Causes the sacrifice and offering to cease. (3) Sets up the Abomination of Desolation. Daniel 11:21-22 states that the Antichrist (the final king of the north) will be […]

What will the return of Jesus be like?

It is at this time that the Seventh and Last Trumpet will sound! Jesus Christ will return to gather the elect from the earth (Matthew 24:29-31), have the Marriage Supper of the Lamb and go with His saints to fight on behalf of Israel at the Battle of Armageddon (Revelation 19). During the Battle of […]

Macron vs. Salvini: Two leaders face off over EU’s future

France’s pro-EU president and the leader of Italy’s euroskeptic, far-right movement jockeyed for the role of chief powerbroker on the continent Monday after elections to the European Parliament hollowed out the traditional political middle. The four days of balloting that drew to a close Sunday across the European Union’s 28 countries ended the domination of […]

Can we know the day and hour?

 Matthew 24:36, “But of that day and hour knoweth no man, no, not the angels of heaven, but my Father only.” “Knoweth” is the present tense form of know. 2,000 years ago, they couldn’t know. Acts 1:6-7, “When they therefore were come together, they asked of him, saying, Lord, wilt thou at this time […]