Prophecy in the News

Iraq turns to China’s ‘Belt and Road,’ challenging U.S. dominance in Middle East

China’s path to economic dominance in the 21st century runs directly through the Middle East, with Beijing banking on forging multibillion-dollar partnerships with Iraq, Pakistan and even war-torn Syria to provide fuel in its quest to supplant the U.S. as the world’s top power. Iraq’s unexpected announcement last fall that it intends to join Beijing’s […]

Netanyahu: We want to annex settlements with US support, not without

Israel’s best interest is served in annexing West Bank settlements with United States support and not without, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday as he made a campaign stop in the Jordan Valley. “We have brought about an unequivocal statement from [US] President [Donald] Trump that he will recognize the application of our sovereignty […]

Big Brother is watching: Employers scour job-seekers’ social media for ‘character flaws’

A new study reveals what employers hunt for on social media when they are looking at job applicants, and it doesn’t have anything to do with job skills. It’s all about their character and social lives, including detecting substance abuse and their attitudes about themselves and others. Traits such as “self-absorption” and “opinionatedness” are part […]

Ambassador: EU eyes larger security role in Pacific

The EU wants a greater security role in the Pacific and will have no problem working with China in a region where Beijing has boosted its influence in recent years, the EU”s ambassador for the Pacific announced. Speaking in the wake of Brexit, the EU’s ambassador for the Pacific, Sujiro Seam, told AFP he wanted […]

Will deploying low-grade nuclear weapons make nuclear war more likely?

The 2020 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) passed in December by a vote of 477 to 36 allows deployment of the “low yield” W 76-2 (5-7 kilotons) tactical nuclear warhead. They will be added to the Trident II D5 ballistic missiles carried by the Kitsap-Bangor Trident submarines on Hood Canal in Puget Sound about 20 […]

Abbas Embarrassed: Trump Admin Secures Key Victory At Hostile United Nations

The Trump administration secured a key victory yesterday at the hostile United Nations, as Holocaust-denying, kleptocratic, jihad-subsidizing Palestinian Authority (PA) chieftain Mahmoud Abbas failed to rally sufficient support to merely force a U.N. Security Council vote on a Palestinian draft resolution that would have rejected the Trump administration’s recently unveiled “deal of the century” peace […]

Franklin Graham surprised by backlash over UK evangelistic tour

Evangelist Franklin Graham has said in a media interview that he’s surprised to see all the confirmed venues in the United Kingdom pulling out due to his views on homosexuality, even as his supporters have started an online petition calling it “bullying” and a “hate crime.” “I have been surprised… I’m not coming to speak […]

Church leaders raise concerns over Christianity’s future in Iraq

The Islamic State has been defeated and bombings and kidnappings have also decreased, but Iraq’s Christians still don’t find the cradle of Christianity livable and continue to leave the country that has now become a land of militias, causing concerns among church leaders. St. Joseph’s parish in Baghdad once had 5,000 families, but the number […]