Category: Prophecy News

Israel swears in unity government after long political crisis

Israel has sworn in a unity government after the longest political crisis in the country’s history, and amid the coronavirus pandemic. Under a power-sharing deal agreed in April, right-wing PM Benjamin Netanyahu will serve for another 18 months. His centrist rival Benny Gantz will serve as deputy PM, before taking over. The two politicians have […]

Netanyahu takes office in deal that could see West Bank annexation

Benjamin Netanyahu has been sworn in as Israel’s prime minister, heading a unity government in which he will rotate the leadership with his former rival, Benny Gantz, in a deal that could see the annexation of large parts of the West Bank. The coalition agreement ends a deadlock that has dragged on for more than 500 days. […]

World leaders, Pompeo congratulate Israel on new unity government

Several world leaders and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Israel on Sunday on the formation of its new government. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, in a message to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wrote that she was looking forward to continuing cooperation with him. “Germany will continue to stand up for Israel and for peace […]

Federal Court Overturns Kentucky Ban on In-Person Church Services: ‘The Constitution Will Endure’

A federal judge in Kentuck has overturned Governor Andy Beshear’s ban on mass gatherings as it relates to in-person church services. The ruling clears the way for churchgoers to attend services on Sunday. U.S. District Judge Gregory F. Van Tatenhove issued a temporary restraining order against the governor’s rule after two other federal judges upheld […]

China ramping up coronavirus disinformation campaign on Twitter, State Dept. says

China’s Communist Party and government are stepping up the use of Twitter to spread disinformation that Wuhan was not the origin of the coronavirus outbreak and that China is helping the world recover, the State Department said. The department’s Global Engagement Center, the unit charged with countering foreign propaganda and disinformation, recently discovered a cluster of what it called “inauthentic” Twitter accounts used to support […]

Three Gulf states seek partnership with Israel to fight coronavirus

Three Gulf states have reached out to Israel in recent weeks to receive information and assistance in the fight against the novel coronavirus disease known as COVID-19. The three make up half of the countries that are members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). Bahrain and another Gulf state reached out to Sheba Medical Center at […]

Contact tracing by app: life-saving or invasion of privacy?

For many Americans, it’s only a matter of weeks before the cell phones in their pockets start measuring how close they’ve come to COVID-19. But advocates, scientists and researchers are monitoring the spread of something they deem to be important, too, and that’s how close these mobile applications come to invading privacy and encroaching on […]

EU Officials Ask If They Have the Wrong Person Running the Show

National governments are reasserting their power, the coronavirus is exposing the EU’s old faultlines with a new ferocity and, six months into the job, some officials who work with Ursula von der Leyen are asking whether she’s up to it. In the past two months, the president of the European Commission has been scolded by German Chancellor Angela Merkel, […]

America and Britain play Cold War games with Russia in the Arctic

LA MER DE BARENTS is not a welcoming place for visitors. “Frequent snowstorms … wiped out the country for hours,” wrote an unlucky British submariner sent there to snoop during the Cold War. “We were confronted with the bestiality of the spray that turned into ice before they even hit our faces. It is therefore […]

Facebook content oversight member reportedly linked to Muslim Brotherhood

A member of Facebook’s new oversight board, which will have control of the content moderation process for the social media platform, has in the past expressed support for the Muslim Brotherhood, according to the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) and media reports. On Wednesday, Facebook announced the first 20 members of its oversight board, […]