September 30, 2005

News for September 30, 2005

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Israelis urge U.S. to stop Iran’s nuke goals (September 30, 2005) - The United States and its allies must act to stop Iran’s nuclear programs -- by force if necessary -- because conventional diplomacy will not work, three senior Israeli lawmakers from across the political spectrum warned yesterday. As a last resort, they said, Israel itself would act unilaterally to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear arms. Iran will not be deterred “by anything short of a threat of force,” said Arieh Eldad, a member of Israel's right-wing National Union Party, part of a delegation of Knesset members visiting Washington this week. “They won’t be stopped unless they are convinced their programs will be destroyed if they continue,” he said. Yuval Steinitz, chairman of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, said the best hope was for the United States and other major powers to make it clear to Iranian leaders now there was “no chance they will ever see the fruits of a nuclear program.” “Threats of sanctions and isolation alone will not do it,” said Mr. Steinitz. Yosef Lapid, head of the centrist opposition Shinui Party in the Knesset, added that Israel “will not live under the threat of an Iranian nuclear bomb.” more...


Attack on Iran Would Rocket Oil Prices to $400 - General (September 29, 2005) - Oil prices on the international markets would shoot up to $400 a barrel if an attack were to be carried out on Iran, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander warned, Persian-language websites reported on Thursday. Brigadier General Hassan Abbasi, who heads the Centre for Research on Security Without Borders Doctrines, speaking in the town of Karaj, said that until now negotiations with the Islamic Republic over its suspected nuclear weapons program were carried out in the framework of one of three doctrines; “Carrot and Stick”, “Good Cop, Bad Cop”, and “Trigger Mechanism”. Abbasi described the West’s latest doctrine vis-à-vis Iran’s sensitive nuclear work as the “Chicken Strategy”, where “both parties follow a collision course at such fast speeds until one side eventually backs off.” “This is the first time when the strategic balance between both sides is equal and Iran’s strategic stance is no longer from a position of weakness”, Abbasi said. more...


Japan Rejects Putin’s Claims on Kuril Islands (September 28, 2005) - Japan has rejected Russia President Vladimir Putin’s insistence on sovereignty over the Kuril Islands, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation reported on Wednesday. The territory, known as the Northern Territories in Japan, has been disputed between the two sides for the past 60 years. In a nationwide phone-in on Tuesday, Putin ruled out any negotiations with Tokyo over the islands, which lie between Russia’s Kamchatka peninsula and the Japanese island of Hokkaido. “They are under the sovereignty of the Russian Federation,” he said. “This is reinforced by international law. And on this issue we are not ready to discuss anything.” In response, Japan’s Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroyuki Hosoda said the islands belongs to Japan. “From the objective standpoint, the four northern islands belong to Japan, and we will keep claiming our sovereignty over them,” he said. The Soviet army seized the islands after Japan’s capitulation in World War II. more...


Stargates, Ancient Rituals, And Those Invited Through The Portal (Pt. 4) Lost Link By Thomas Horn author of The Ahriman Gate (September 30, 2005) - Not long ago a man whom I’ve come to know as a friend wrote a book called The Nephilim and the Pyramid of the Apocalypse. Patrick Heron published his study after delving into the history of the pyramids, seeking to explain who built the structures, how they acquired such mathematical and astronomical knowledge, and what advanced technology was used in the construction. The answer he came up with was astonishing: the pyramids were built by the Nephilim. After reading Patrick’s (Paddy’s) explanations, I pointed out to him that the prophet Isaiah was most probably discussing the Great Pyramid when he prophesied, “In that day shall there be an altar to the Lord in the midst of the land of Egypt, and a pillar at the border thereof to the Lord. And it shall be for a sign and for a witness unto the Lord of hosts in the land of Egypt:” (Is. 19:19-21a). The Great Pyramid was the only “pillar” standing on the old border dividing Lower and Upper Egypt in Isaiah’s day, but why would the prophet point to it as a Last Days sign unto the Lord? Patrick answered me with the “shape” of things to come, as in the New Jerusalem, and his dialogue made me wonder if the builders of Stargates including those from Sumeria hadn’t stolen big ideas that later were adopted by Hittites, Babylonians, Assyrians, Egyptians. more...


Israel to open ancient site near Jerusalem shrine (September 30, 2005) - Israel will soon open to the public an underground archaeological site near Jerusalem’s most sensitive shrine, an official said on Thursday, in an area where inauguration of an exhibit in 1996 led to bloodshed. The Jewish ritual bath, dating to the 1st century, will be opened at a site running parallel to Judaism’s Western Wall in the Israeli-annexed Old City of Jerusalem. Palestinians have long opposed Israeli excavations in the area, citing dangers to the foundations of al-Haram al-Sharif, the site of the Dome of the Rock and al-Aqsa mosques where the biblical Jewish Temples once stood. In 1996, Israel's opening of an archaeological tunnel near al-Haram al-Sharif sparked Palestinian violence in which 61 Arabs and 15 Israeli soldiers were killed. Adnan Husseini, director of the Waqf, or Islamic Trust in Jerusalem administering al-Haram al-Sharif, an area revered by Jews as the Temple Mount, voiced opposition to the new site. “Excavations are dangerous for the mosques’ structures,” he told Reuters. “Such moves are also illegal.” Arieh Banner, an official with Israel’s Western Wall Heritage Foundation, said the ritual bath did not run under al-Haram al-Sharif or endanger the shrine. “This is a very important discovery from the second (Jewish) Temple period and we hope to open this to the public within the next month to two months,” Banner said. more...


Hamas vows more attacks (September 30, 2005) - In an exclusive interview with WorldNetDaily yesterday, Hamas senior spokesman Sami Abu Zahri taunted Israel for its vulnerability to rocket attacks and warned that the terrorist group plans to kidnap more Israeli citizens just days after it claimed responsibility for the abduction and murder of a Jerusalem resident. Zahri also told WND Hamas maintains “good relationships” with Syrian President Bashar Assad and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. “Our relations are good with all the honest forces in the Arab world and this includes Assad’s Syria, Hezbollah and other movements and forces,” Zuhri said in the interview, which will be released in full on WND this weekend. Zahri claimed Israel does not have the military capability to stop Hamas’ Qassam rockets from flying out of Gaza and hitting nearby Jewish communities. “Israel has always tried to stop Qassam attacks and she always failed to do so, even while using the most sophisticated technological and military tools. ... Hamas succeeded in creating a new military equation against Israel.” Israel withdrew the last of its troop from the Gaza Strip Sept. 12. Since then, Palestinian groups, including Hamas, have fired more than 25 rockets at Jewish towns near the Gaza border. Following Israel’s assassination this week of a senior Islamic Jihad commander, Hamas’ Gaza leader Mahmoud al-Zohar vowed to halt all attacks from Gaza. But Zuhri said Hamas will only cease rocket attacks “as long as the enemy [Israel] is committed to stopping its escalation.” more...


EU Wants Shared Control of Internet By Aoife White (September 30, 2005) -- The European Union insisted Friday that governments and the private sector must share the responsibility of overseeing the Internet, setting the stage for a showdown with the United States on the future of Internet governance. A senior U.S. official reiterated Thursday that the country wants to remain the Internet’s ultimate authority, rejecting calls in a United Nations meeting in Geneva for a U.N. body to take over. EU spokesman Martin Selmayr said a new cooperation model was important “because the Internet is a global resource.” “The EU ... is very firm on this position,” he added. The Geneva talks were the last preparatory meeting before November’s World Summit on the Information Society in Tunisia. A stalemate over who should serve as the principal traffic cops for Internet routing and addressing could derail the summit, which aims to ensure a fair sharing of the Internet for the benefit of the whole world. At issue is who would have ultimate authority over the Internet’s master directories, which tell Web browsers and e-mail programs how to direct traffic. That role has historically gone to the United States, which created the Internet as a Pentagon project and funded much of its early development. The U.S. Commerce Department has delegated much of that responsibility to a U.S.-based private organization with international board members, but Commerce ultimately retains veto power. Some countries have been frustrated that the United States and European countries that got on the Internet first gobbled up most of the available addresses required for computers to connect, leaving developing nations with a limited supply to share. They also want greater assurance that as they come to rely on the Internet more for governmental and other services, their plans won’t get derailed by some future U.S. policy. Policy decisions could at a stroke make all Web sites ending in a specific suffix essentially unreachable. Other decisions could affect the availability of domain names in non-English characters or ones dedicated to special interests such as pornography.

comments by PROPHECYSEEKER: Totally incredible, once before Renee and Adreamer mentioned this about the U.N. wanting to take over the Internet as the sole authority in administration and monitoring. Well....well....well, take a look at this article which was posted on yahoo some 57 minutes ago. You see the U.S. controls the internet right now and also invented it. Whoever controls the internet controls worldwide commerce, especially e-commerce. The E.U. is making its move to step on the world stage. If the beast government of the E.U. controls the internet, then this lines up perfectly with bible prophecy...this is how they will be able to track down christains and persecute them based on their IP address and there where abouts. Secondly Javier Solana has in his control a Super computer called affectionately B.E.A.S.T. which is capable of store data on every human on earth right now, which is 6 billion plus people. If anyone thinks otherwise that the E.U. is not the revived empire of the bible then they are misguided and need prayer.

Assad Calling for Attacks Against Israel Seeking to Divert Attention Away from Syria Israeli National News (September 30, 2005) - Syrian President Bashar el-Assad has instructed Hamas and Islamic Jihad leaders in Damascus to step-up terror attacks against Israel in an effort to divert the focus of the international community away from him, PA intelligence officials report. According to the Palestinian Authority (PA) report, Assad is concerned over mounting diplomatic pressure against him, well aware the White House favors increased sanctions against Damascus. The Syrian ruler met with the terror chiefs earlier this month, and according to the PA report, the recent meeting in Cairo between el-Assad and Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak discussed Assad’s instructions to increase terror attacks, stating Mubarak opposes such a move – with the Egyptian leader instructing Assad not to involve himself in the Israel-PA conflict. more...


The Prophecy Unfolding: Iran, Russia, and China by Bill Wilson (September 28, 2005) - The prophecies of Ezekiel 38 are unfolding as each day passes as indicated by the actions of the United Nations International Atomic Energy Agency taken last week to refer Iran’s file to the U.N. Security Council. The IAEA in a 22-1 vote with 12 abstentions passed a resolution to the Security Council that said Iran was not in compliance with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty of which it is a signatory. This is the first step toward urging the Security Council to sanction Iran. The Resolution in part read, “Iran’s many failures and breaches of its obligations to comply with its NPT Safeguards Agreement, as detailed in GOV/2003/75, constitute non compliance in the context of Article XII.C of the agency's statute.” The resolution, drafted by the European Union, did not set a date by which the Security Council should act, but it said, in effect, that Iran’s many failures and breeches to comply with the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty constitute noncompliance. Venezuela, demonstrating its rogue nation status was the only country voting against the resolution. But most revealing were those among the abstentions, notably Russia and China. For the rest of this article and other biblically relevant articles subscribe to “Koenig’s Eye View from the White House.” The news report is distributed by email every Friday by 2:00 pm ET and posted in our subscriber area at the web site.