News for August 8, 2006
Nations: The Islamization of Europe’s Cities
(July 13, 2006) - We have seen videos on TV of Muslim Jihadis beheading
infidel hostages. Less attention has been paid to the fact that Muslims
are beheading entire nation states. Although this is happening in slow motion,
it is no less dramatic. Historically, the major cities have constituted
a country’s “head,” the seat of most of its political institutions and the
largest concentration of its cultural brainpower. What happens when this
“head” is cut off from the rest of the body? In many countries across Western
Europe, Muslim immigrants tend to settle in major cities, with the native
population retreating to minor cities or into the countryside. Previously,
Europeans or non-Europeans could travel between countries and visit new
cities, each with its own, distinctive character and peculiarities. Soon,
you will travel from London to Paris, Amsterdam or Stockholm and find that
you have left one city dominated by burkas and sharia to find… yet another
city dominated by burkas and sharia. For some reason, this eradication of
unique, urban cultures is to be celebrated as “cultural diversity.” Britain’s
population is projected to rise by more than seven million in the next 25
years. The predictions were even greater than those made by the Migrationwatch
UK think-tank, whose forecasts
had been dismissed in the past as alarmist. Sir Andrew Green, the chairman
of Migrationwatch, said the figures were “staggering.” “They totally demolish
the Government’s claim that it has a ‘managed migration’ policy. In fact
they show that immigration into the UK is
out of control.” British citizenship has been granted to nearly one
million foreign nationals since
Labour and Tony Blair came to power in 1997. “Grants of citizenship
have quadrupled under the present Government. This is a direct result of
their ‘no limits’ immigration policy.” “Immigration on this scale is changing
the nature of our society without public consent. It is no longer acceptable.”
online story in newspaper The Daily Telegraph that was removed “for legal
reasons,” former Muslim Dr. Patrick Sookhdeo warned that British Muslims
could soon form a state within the state. Dr Sookhdeo believed that “in
a decade, you will see parts of English cities which are controlled by Muslim
clerics and which follow, not the common law, but aspects of Muslim sharia
law.” “In 1980, the Islamic Council of Europe laid out their strategy for
the future – and the fundamental rule was never dilute your presence. That
is to say, do not integrate.” “Rather, concentrate Muslim presence in a
particular area until you are a majority in that area, so that the institutions
of the local community come to reflect Islamic structures. The education
system will be Islamic, the shops will serve only halal food, there will
be no advertisements showing naked or semi-naked women, and so on.”
The story removed for legal reasons can be found here. And how true it is. We've given in to the threats of violence with our political correctness while they've preached our deaths in the mosques. All you have to do is listen to their own words.
Terrorists Fight Israel With Russian Weapons
(August 7, 2006) - Israeli Internal Security Minister Avi Dichter
has said in an interview that "all the terrorists surrounding Israel"
are using Russian weapons, AFP reports. "All the terrorists surrounding
Israel are using Russian and Soviet-made arms — Kalashnikov assault rifles
and Katyusha rockets," Dichter told the Russian daily Vremya Novostei
in an interview published Tuesday. "We don't have information about
direct contacts between Hezbollah combatants and Russia, but we know quite
well about Hezbollah's direct contacts with Syria and Iran," Dichter
said. Russian sales of anti-aircraft missiles to Syria and Iran have been
heavily criticized by the United States and Israel. Last week, the U.S.
government imposed sanctions on Russian jetmaker Sukhoi and arms export
monopoly Rosoboronexport, citing their weapons sales to Iran. President
Vladimir Putin defended the sale of anti-aircraft missiles to Syria in 2004,
saying they posed no threat to Israel. more...
Is it much of a surprise since Russia is clearly on the side of Iran and Syria? They've been working on a navy base in Syria, selling weapons to Iran, and who knows what else behind the scene. Not only that, but they are a potential attacker of Israel from the North, the Gog/Magog invasion. As it stands now, their missiles are exploding in Israel.
Reuters News Admits to Doctored Photo - Other Media Correspondents Speak of Hizbullah's Control over What News is Shown (August 7, 2006) - After being confronted as to the veracity of a photo depicting an Israeli air strike, Reuters News Agency has admitted to the doctoring of two photos by photographer Adnon Hajj. Reuters recalled the photos, posting a "photo kill" and apology, as well as terminating relationship with Hajj, the same photographer behind the controversial photos of the Kfar Kana victims, which have also been called into question. The statement on the Reuters website reads:
Tom Szlukovenyi, Reuters Global Picture Editor, remarked, "Manipulating
photographs in this way is entirely unacceptable and contrary to all of
the principles consistently held by Reuters throughout its long and distinguished
history. It undermines not only our reputation but also the good name of
all our photographers." more...
Like I've been saying with Pallywood and other such stories of faked news, we can't trust anything that comes from these people. With their glorifying of death, I wouldn't be surprised if they've brainwashed women and children to want to martyr themselves by hanging around the rocket launchers or just plain faking the numbers of casualties. The "massacre in Kana" has some interesting aspects to it, like the fact that the building collapsed hours after being hit and that is what caused all the deaths. Why didn't they evacuate the building in those hours before it fell? How trustworthy are the reports that enrage people around the world? More on that in the story below. I know for sure that Hezbollah is firing rockets terrorizing Israel without regard for their landing and Israel is targeting specific launchers after they have launched said missiles.
The Prince of Persia, the Prince of Tyre, and The Prince of the Armies of Heaven Prayer Update from Israel (August 7, 2006) - The battle we are in is a conflict which our friend Chuck Pierce has called a "confederation of demonic hosts that are aligned against God's covenant plan." These dark powers are working through evil men in high places who are speaking boastful words, "defying the armies of the Living God." Last week Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, speaking to an emergency meeting of Muslim leaders in Malaysia, said that the main solution for the Middle East crisis is "the elimination of the Zionist regime" (in other words, the annihilation of the Nation of Israel). While the spirit inhabiting this man breathes out curses against Zion, the Reading from the Prophets in synagogues this past weekend included:
As this ancient evil over Persia (Iran) issues its threats through this
human figurehead, so does the Prince of Tyre, through his emissary Sheikh
Hassan Nasrallah. Looked up to by many in Lebanon as a Messiah figure, the
Hizbullah chieftain has recently taunted Israel's faith, claiming that his
army's faith is far stronger than that of Israel, that Hizbullah is the "Army
of Allah" which will be used to defeat Israel and the U.S. and bring
a great salvation to all Islamic peoples. In Ezekiel 28 we are given a portrait
of the "faith" of the Prince of Tyre - "Your
heart is lifted up and you have said, 'I am El (God), I sit in the seat
of Elohim'. yet you are a man, and not a god, though you set your heart
as the heart of a god . . . they shall throw you down into the Pit, and
you shall die the death of the slain" (vss. 1,8). There
is only one "EL" and that is "EL ELYON"-GOD MOST HIGH-
who in Yeshua (Jesus) His Son is GOD WITH US (Immanu-EL) -- born in Bethlehem,
whose Name is now above Every Name which is Named.
This is Christianese, but it's so true. Even America is manipulated by these dark forces in high places. It's all falling into place exactly how the Bible says it will. Even though dark times are coming, eternity follows close on it's heels. Keep watching!
Methane Burps and Heat Waves: Global Warming Made Visible
(August 4, 2006) - Visualization can be a
powerful aid to realization, and two such aids to realizing the great and
imminent danger of global warming have just come to light. One paints a
remarkable picture of the output of an immense supercomputer hidden in the
basement of a futuristic government building in the foothills of the Colorado
Rockies that requires a special pass. The other reveals a scene on the sea
floor off the coast of California, previously requiring SCUBA gear and a
waterproof map. Now you can see both by just clicking on the "Video
— click to watch" caption under the picture next to this story.
This story is biased without looking outside of the earth, but I believe it shows well the increase over the past few years, but it's important when seeing the evidence of global warming that we recognize that this pattern of warming is occurring throughout our solar system. Why is that important? Because there's lots of special interest trying to get funds to "fix" the problem which isn't our fault to begin with as many claim. Mars has been experiencing global warming too, and I think it has more to do with the increased solar activity than our car pollution. Even the story admits that there is increased methane bubbling under the ocean all over the place, which contributes along with volcanoes to much of the ozone-depleting gases. While I would prefer to implement water cars that private inventors are working on, I'm not going to fall for the guilt trip. That said, I would much rather use water as fuel with water for exhaust than give money to the oil companies who buy it from enemy states in the Middle East who could potentially use that money against us. However, I think those "dark forces" would like to keep the servitude of the populous just like it is if not worse. Meanwhile, the love of many waxes cold.
Is Hezbollah launching Iran's Armageddon? (August
4, 2006) - It's common wisdom to say that the war between Hezbollah
and Israel is a regional struggle that also includes Iran and Syria, who
have supported and supplied Hezbollah. What seems to be less understood
is that this is the first war between the Islamic Republic of Iran and Israel,
via Iran's proxy Hezbollah, and that its overarching purpose is to advance
Iran's ambitions to export the Islamic revolution throughout the Middle
East. Thus, while religion has always played an important role in prior
Arab-Israeli wars, this time it has moved to center stage. It is the theological
aspect of this conflict that makes it so explosive and could lead to its
expansion. As an observer of the conflict from Iraq, I see the signs that
Iran may be starting to launch the mullahs' version of an Armageddon, exploiting
the religious beliefs of devout Shiites in the region. While this may sound
more the stuff of prophecies than international relations, it is important
to understand - especially in countries such as Lebanon and Iraq that have
large Shiite populations. President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Iran and the
Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in Iraq are both devout believers in the "Imam"
of Shia Islam. Also known as "Imam Mehdi" - hence the name of
Sadr's militia, the Mehdi Army - he was the 12th grandson of the Prophet
Muhammad. According to certain branches of Shia Islam, the return of the "hidden
Imam" must be prepared by his followers, in a particular sequence of
events. Chaos and rampant violence in the region are supposed to be among
signs leading to the main battle in which the Imam will return to lead Shiites
to victory. more...
I don't know what else to add here. Islam is clearly becoming exactly the kind of vehicle that the antichrist can use to control the world. Beheading is the Muslim preferred method of execution and the Bible says that many will be beheaded for their witness of Jesus. Fortunately, Christians have a promise of escape through Christ!
More and More Germans Become Muslims (August
4, 2006) - More and more Germans are converting to Islam. Last year
approximately 4,000 persons became Muslims. According to the Central Islam-Institute
in Soest, the numbers have been rising since the turn of the century. Up
to the year 2000 the annual number of conversions stagnated at 300, but
it has been rising ever since. The institute’s director, Salim Abdullah,
has no plausible explanation for this trend, as he told the evangelical
news agency “idea”. In the past, converts were chiefly women, who married
Muslims, or academics with an “affection for the Orient”. Today people from
all walks of life are among the converts, according to Abdullah, who is
a German born Muslim himself. The Islamic Fellowship of Germany attracts
especially high numbers of converts – about 500 per year. According to the
Office for the Protection of the Constitution in Baden-Wuerttemberg (one
of the 16 federal states) the fellowship is associated with the radical
Muslim Brotherhoods. According to Abdullah there are 3.2 million Muslims
in Germany. Most of them are Turkish immigrants. Their religious life is
flourishing. Abdullah expects the number of Mosques to double within the
coming years. Currently there are 143 fully-fledged mosques. 128 are in
the planning or building stages. In addition Muslims gather in 2.600 prayer
and meeting places. Approximately two thirds of the 82 million inhabitants
are church members. The Protestant Churches have 25.6 million members and
the Roman Catholic Church 25.8 million. Approximately 500,000 Germans belong
to smaller, often evangelical churches such as Baptists or Pentecostals.
It has been noted by the churches that interest in religion is rising in
Germany, but it is not focused on Christianity. Today, the citizens in Martin
Luther’ home country are equally fascinated by esoteric practices, Buddhism
Been noticing the berkas in your neighborhood too?
Evidence Mounts that Kana "Massacre" Was a Fake
(August 3, 2006) - The world awoke Sunday
to the news that an Israeli airstrike killed 57 Lebanese civilians, leading
Israel to stop airstrikes for 2 days - but evidence indicates the "massacre"
may have been a fraud. The supposed massacre caused a major turnabout in
world diplomacy. US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice suddenly canceled
her plans to fly to Beirut, saying "my work towards a ceasefire is
really here [in Jerusalem] today." The implication was clearly that
the onus was now upon Israel. French President Jacques Chirac condemned
Israel's "unjustified action which demonstrates more than ever the
need for an immediate ceasefire," Jordan's King Abdullah called it
an "ugly crime," and other world leaders echoed these sentiments.
However, the incident may have been all one big fraud, staged by Arab elements
for the world media in order to lead precisely to the situation described
above. The central piece of evidence leading to this conclusion is the fact,
mentioned by IDF officials from the very beginning, that the building collapsed
a full seven hours after the Israel Air Force bombing. Why, then, would
the residents inside not have been evacuated in the meantime? As Brig.-Gen.
Amir Eshel of the Israeli Air Force told reporters Sunday night, “It is
difficult for me to believe that they waited eight hours to evacuate it.”
Without additional evidence, Eshel merely left open the possibility that
Hizbullah terrorists, or explosives they left behind, caused the explosion.
There's even more facts in the full article. This doesn't surprise me at all that they would fake this news. That's the only way they can get people on their side is by lying about things like that because they are so obviously evil without the veil of lies. Think I'm full of it? Check out the video footage they don't want you to see of ambulances taking off to non-existent emergencies just because the cameras are rolling. Or the "dead" guy on a stretcher that gets back on himself when he's accidentally dropped. The list of falsified news is tremendous and they play that card constantly to make Israel appear evil and themselves appear like the poor downtrodden. Here's the links to see for yourself. Pallywood
Two Ex-Islamic Terrorists Devote Their Lives to Christ, Defend Israel (July 30, 2006) - "I began to understand that I was really on quicksand. I was really sinking deep. The truth was not in the Koran. The Koran does not have any prophecies, does not have any predictive prophecies telling us the future in such detail. The Bible does." CBN News recently spoke to Walid Shoebat and Zachariah Anani -- two-ex-terrorists -- who've denounced terrorism and embraced Jesus, and they've "lived to tell about it." Today, notes reporter Erick Stakelbeck, the two men have devoted their lives to speaking out against radical Islam and standing up for the Jewish state, hosting events called "Three Ex-Terrorists Speak Out." more...
I've already brought up Walid Shoebat before, here's another Islamic terrorist turned Christian.
Yehoshua Sobol: "I Was Wrong"
by Aaron Lerner, IMRA (July 28, 2006)
- Israeli playwright Yehoshua Sobol, who until now was identified with the
Israeli Left, has come out on recent days saying publicly in various radio
interviews, "I was wrong when I thought that withdrawing to border
lines would bring peace." On July 28 Sobol went another step, and in
an interview on Army Radio this afternoon, he slammed Israelis who call
for an immediate cease-fire. "Anyone who supports an immediate cease-fire
is essentially supporting Hizbullah, and it is beyond me how anyone from
the Left can come out supporting such a group," Sobol explained.
It's good to see that at least one liberal Jew is waking up to reality. Pray for the rest and our own liberal society.
Ready For Full-Scale Assault (August 8, 2006)
- Hezbollah has pounded Israeli cities with more than 3,000 rockets in a
month, the worst bombing Israel has faced in its history. And Monday, Israeli
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, touring the front, said: "Enough."
If there is no international agreement to stop the fighting within a day
or two, he said, the gloves are off. "We are going to win this war,"
Olmert said. "As I said from Day One, it is not going to be easy."
After weeks of resisting a full ground invasion of south Lebanon, Olmert
gave the army the green light Monday to push at least 18 miles from the
Israeli border to the Litani River. He said there is no limit. The aim is
to push Hezbollah out of Katyusha rocket range of Israel. After close to
four weeks of bitter fighting, Israel is still nowhere near succeeding.
Iran Says US Or Israeli Attack Will Face "Raging Sea"
(August 8, 2006) - Any U.S. or Israeli attack
against Iran will be returned by a force 100 times stronger, the head of
the Revolutionary Guards said on Monday, as pressure mounts on Tehran's
atomic work and its support for Hizbollah. "There is no doubt that
if these criminals attempt any operation or vicious assault, they will receive
blows 100 times harder," said Yahya Rahim-Safavi, commander-in-chief
of the Revolutionary Guards. "They will not last against the raging
sea of the Iranian people and the power of Islamic Iran," he was quoted
as saying by the official IRNA news agency. The U.N. Security Council has
demanded Iran end its atomic work by the end of this month after Tehran
failed to convince the international community its atomic scientists were
only working on power stations and not on bombs. Washington has declined
to rule out military strikes as a solution to the nuclear dispute.
What options are there? They've said they're going to work on nukes regardless and if anyone tries to stop them, they will face a "raging sea." With Iran openly calling for the destruction of Israel, how long do you think Israel can afford to hold off that threat, not to mention the rest of the world? I have no doubt that Iran would attack, that's what Gog/Magog is all about. We could be very close to Ezekiel 38,39. Keep watching!
Taiwan Confirms FM Visited Hezbollah Chief, Sparking US And Israeli Concern (August 8, 2006) - Taiwan's foreign minister James Huang visited the leader of the Hezbollah guerrilla group in a controversial clandestine trip earlier this year, triggering concern from the United States and Israel, the foreign ministry has said. "Through the arrangement of friends, Minister Huang visited Hezbollah's secretary-general Sayyed Hassan Nasrallah in April to promote ties," foreign ministry spokesman Michel Lu told AFP. The trip touched off controversy here, with critics urging the ministry to be cautious in dealing with what Israel regards as a terrorist group. Lu confirmed reports that both the US and Israel had "voiced concerns" about Huang's landmark visit to Lebanon. "We told them it was a kind of courtesy call. After that, they have not approached us on the issue," Lu said. In response to criticism, Lu said some members of Lebanon's cabinet are from Hezbollah. "Besides, the trip came before the eruption of conflicts between Israel and Hezbollah." more...
FBI Searching For 11 Egyptian Students (August 8, 2006) - Eleven Egyptian students who arrived in the United States last month are being sought by authorities after failing to turn up for an exchange program at Montana State University. The Egyptian men were among a group of 17 students who arrived at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York from Cairo on July 29 with valid visas, according to U.S. authorities and university officials. The other six have arrived at the Bozeman, Mont., campus for a monthlong program on English language instruction and U.S. history and culture, university spokeswoman Cathy Conover said. When the 11 didn't turn up by the end of the last week, the FBI issued a lookout to state and local law enforcement, said FBI Special Agent Richard Kolko. "At this point all they have done is not show up for a scheduled academic program," Kolko said. "There is no threat associated with these men." more...
Quake strikes Vanuatu, Philippine volcano spews
(August 8, 2006) - The earth was shaking around
the globe yesterday as a strong earthquake jolted the island of Vanuatu
in the South Pacific, prompting tsunami warnings, and the Mayon volcano
in the Philippines appeared on the verge of an eruption. The Vanuatu quake
hit at 9:18 a.m. local time about 50 miles from Vanuatu's largest island,
Espiritu Santo, in the north of the island chain, the U.S. Geological Survey
said. Meanwhile, six sharp explosions roared in the Mayon volcano, sending
ash columns high into the sky and forcing the evacuation of 50,000 people.
The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology raised the alert
to level 4, saying an explosive eruption appeared imminent. Level 5 represents
an ongoing eruption. Army trucks and other government vehicles have been
deployed to ferry residents to at least 30 evacuation centers. Lava has
been flowing at the volcano since July 14. Mayon is one of the Philippines'
22 active volcanoes. Its most violent eruption, in 1814, killed more than
1,200 people and buried a town in mud. A 1993 eruption killed 79 people.
The Philippines is in the Pacific "Ring of Fire," where volcanic
activity and earthquakes are common. An earthquake with a magnitude of 5.8
on the Richter scale also struck a group of remote Japanese islands.
I've heard reports of earthquake activity around Rainier and St. Helens too. Not to mention all the other volcanoes going off around the ring of fire.
Tests show clinic drenched in blood (August 8, 2006) Be warned: This article contains graphic descriptions of a former abortion clinic - A Wichita, Kan., building that formerly was used as the headquarters for an abortion business had blood covering its walls "from floor to ceiling," according to a witness. The building, purchased recently by Operation Rescue, was the home for Central Women's Services before the business fell behind on its rental payments and Operation Rescue purchased the site. After the purchase, Operation Rescue invited reporters and others to visit the site, pointing out the room where aborted babies were stored until they were collected for disposal, the recovery rooms and the stained sink connected to a huge garbage disposal. In continuing their documentation, an Operation Rescue team recently went into the building at night with a chemical that reacts to the presence of human blood with a glow, and their nightmares were confirmed. more...
I think this shows the kind of people that could work at an abortion clinic. I can't even imagine, sickening.
Syrian Minister Rejects Cease-Fire Plan Associated
Press (August 7, 2006) - The Syrian
foreign minister declared on Sunday that the U.S.-French cease-fire plan
was "a recipe for the continuation of the war" and he warned his
armed forces were under orders to respond immediately if Israel attacks. "If
Israel attacks Syria by any mean, on the ground, by air, our leadership
ordered the armed forces to reply immediately," Syrian Foreign Minister
Walid Moallem said after emerging from a meeting with Lebanese President
Surprise, surprise! I really think they want this to escalate to an invasion of Israel now. I think they believe their time is coming soon to accomplish their goal of the destruction of Israel and the death of all Jews.
Major Alaskan Oil Field Shutting Down (August
7, 2006) - In a sudden blow to the nation's oil supply, half the
production on Alaska's North Slope was being shut down Sunday after BP Exploration
Alaska, Inc. discovered severe corrosion in a Prudhoe Bay oil transit line.
BP officials said they didn't know how long the Prudhoe Bay field would
be off line. "I don't even know how long it's going to take to shut
it down," said Tom Williams, BP's senior tax and royalty counsel. Once
the field is shut down, in a process expected to take days, BP said oil
production will be reduced by 400,000 barrels a day. That's close to 8 percent
of U.S. oil production as of May 2006 or about 2.6 percent of U.S. supply
including imports, according to data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
The shutdown comes at an already worrisome time for the oil industry, with
supply concerns stemming both from the hurricane season and instability
in the Middle East. more...
I've heard we can expect some more expensive gas. Well they clearly need the money... *sarcasm*
Iran Threatens To Use 'Oil Weapon' In Nuclear Standoff
(August 7, 2006) - Iran warned Britain and
the US yesterday that the international community could face a new oil crisis
if the United Nations security council imposes sanctions on Tehran over
its alleged attempt to acquire a nuclear weapons-making capability. Speaking
in Tehran, Ali Larijani, the country's chief nuclear negotiator and head
of the supreme national security council, said Iran would be reluctant to
cut its oil exports. "We do not want to use the oil weapon. It is them
who would impose it upon us." But Mr Larijani added that if the west
did decide on sanctions, "we will react in a way that would be painful
for them ... Do not force us to do something that will make people shiver
in the cold." more...
I believe they would, and probably will. They're getting pretty cocky and for good reason. Much of the weak West just gives them whatever they demand. Read through the news and you'll see stories of Christians being shut up for speaking up about the clear dangers of this religion of hate that's spreading across the globe. How can I say that? I don't have to, listen to them. Read their own Koran. There's a reason they hate Jews, and it's not because of the lie that the Jews stole their land. The evidence is in history and the proof is in the documents that created Israel. I've seen a picture of Jerusalem before Israel was there. It was desolate except for a small number of residents. Now as soon as Israel was back in the land, they started making a big stink because according to their religion, once Islam takes a land, no other group can have it. Their goal is world domination and conversion to Islam or death. I'm afraid most people will wake up to this reality when the blade is at their neck. Until then, just giving them what they want will only lead to our downfall, of course that's Bible prophecy too. Time to make a choice.
Syria 'Ready For Possible Regional War' (August
6, 2006) - Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem crossed into Lebanon
Sunday for the first visit by a top Syrian official in more than a year,
Lebanon's state news agency said. Speaking to reporters after the meeting
with his Lebanese counterpart, Fawzi Salloukh, Moallem said "Syria
is ready for the possibility of a regional war if the Israeli aggression
continues." He added that a US-French draft resolution to end the war "adopted
Israel's point of view only." Underlining his support for Hizbullah,
Moallem said, "as Syria's foreign minister I hope to be a soldier in
the resistance." Salloukh said that "Israel cannot take in peace
what it had failed to take in war." more...
Russia Remains Iran’s Ally In Spite Of Supporting UN Resolution
(August 6, 2006) - Iran’s top nuclear negotiator
said Sunday the Islamic Republic will continue developing relations with
Russia and China, despite their supporting a UN Security Council resolution.
The five permanent UN Security Council members, including Russia and China,
voted July 31 in favor of a resolution to set August 31 as a deadline for
Iran to suspend all uranium enrichment activities. If Iran fails to fulfill
the UN’s demands, economic and diplomatic sanctions may be imposed on the
Islamic Republic. Ali Larijani said Iran had long-term relations with Russia
and China and friends could not be judged on the basis of one action only.
Iran’s nuclear program has been a source of major controversy since the
beginning of the year, as many countries suspect the Islamic Republic of
pursuing a covert weapons program under the pretext of civilian research,
despite its claims to the contrary. more...
Not too shocking given the past news stories confirming this over and over and over.
Israeli war deaths go largely unnoticed (August
6, 2006) - Media bias? Hours after 60-year-old Fadia Jumaa and her
two daughters, Samira, 31, and Sultana, 33, were killed by a Hizbullah rocket
attack on their home in the Israeli-Bedouin village of Arab al-Aramshe,
the international media has so far largely ignored their deaths. Reuters
was alone among non-Israeli media outlets to report the deaths, according
to a Google news search, a number of hours after the first reports of the
attack surfaced. The lack of coverage of the Israeli civilian war casualties
stands in marked contrast to the swift response by many sections of the
international media to reported Lebanese casualties. Meanwhile, the British
press, which has produced some of the most venomous anti-Israel coverage
during the war, has continued its tirade against Israel. more...
I think Hezbollah and the media they control have done a great PR job turning the world against Israel, even though it's Israel who was attacked and is defending herself. Unfair and unbalanced. Sounds about like what we should expect from the media today.
Iran's smuggling of uranium from African mine uncovered
(August 6, 2006) - Tanzanian customs officials
have uncovered an Iranian smuggling operation transporting large quantities
of bomb-making uranium from the same mines in the Congo that provided the
nuclear material for the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima sixty-one years
ago today, reports the London Sunday Times. A United Nations report, outlining
the interception last October, said there is "no doubt" the smuggled
uranium-238 came from mines in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's mineral-rich
Katanga province. The Shinkolobwe uranium mine was officially closed and
its main shafts covered with concrete in 1961, before the country became
independent from Belgium, but U.N. investigators have reported evidence
of ongoing mining operations. more...
It is for peaceful purposes! Every nation has the right to nuclear bombs... I.. I mean power.
Hezbollah Iran Missiles Slam Hadera Israel - Nuclear War Approaching?
(August 5, 2006) - The only good thing about
the terror group Hezbollah (Hizbollah) or Islam Party of God is that they
keep their promises. Just two days ago Hezbollah terror leader Hassan Nasrallah
said from Lebanon that he would strike Tel Aviv, Israel with missiles if
the Israel Defense Forces attacked parts of central Beirut. A few hours
ago, Hezbollah launched three Iran missiles at the Israel city of Hadera.
Hadera is 70 miles south from the Lebanese border and 30 miles north from
Tel Aviv. The strike was the deepest inside Israel to date in the fighting
between the Jewish state and the Lebanon-based terrorists. Hezbollah is
believed to have missiles that can reach Tel Aviv, but such an attack would
trigger a massive Israel response. One that would most likely include Syria
and Iran. Iran admitted today that it did indeed supply long-range Zelzal-2
missiles to Hizbullah. The longer-range Zelzal missiles, manufactured by
Iran and are capable of reaching Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Beer Sheva in the
Negev. In making this announcement, Iran reinforced its statement of "wiping
Israel off the map" and though bullets are not flying yet between Israel
and Iran, both nations are very much at war. more...
Iran: We supplied Zelzal-2 to Hizbullah (August
5, 2006) - Iran admitted for the first time on Friday that it did
indeed supply long-range Zelzal-2 missiles to Hizbullah. Secretary-general
of the "Intifada conference" Mohtashami Pur told an Iranian newspaper
that Iran transferred the missiles so that they could be used to defend
Lebanon, Channel 1 reported. The extent of Iran's intimate involvement in
Hizbullah attacks is starting to emerge. According to the defense establishment,
the reason Hizbullah has not fired long-range Iranian-made Fajr missiles
at Israel is due to Teheran's opposition. Israel now understands that without
direct orders from the ayatollahs, Hizbullah is not allowed to use Iranian
missiles in attacks against Israel. more...
At least their honest. What amazes me is that even with their blunt honesty, nobody does anything about it. They must really think they have us where they want us. I really believe they may too. Especially considering where Bible prophecy tells us the world's going.
Iraqi Shiites Chant 'Death To Israel' (August
4, 2006) - Hundreds of thousands of Shiites chanting "Death
to Israel" and "Death to America" marched through the streets
of Baghdad's biggest Shiite district Friday in a massive show of support
for Hezbollah in its battle against Israel. No violence was reported during
the rally in Sadr City. But at least 26 people were killed elsewhere in
the country, most of them in a car bombing and gun battle in Mosul in the
north. The demonstration was the biggest in the Middle East in support of
Hezbollah since Israel launched its attacks against the guerrillas in Lebanon
on July 12. The protest was organized by radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr,
whose political movement built around the Mahdi Army militia has been modeled
after Hezbollah. Al-Sadr summoned followers from throughout the Shiite heartland
of southern Iraq to converge on Baghdad for the rally but he himself did
Looks like democracy doesn't make a lick of difference when you have religious zealots bent on world domination and Israeli genocide. They'll all just vote to kill Jews and infidels instead of just doing it perhaps? Given the numbers, I think they've already voted.
Syria Transfers Deadly Russian Weapons to Hezbollah
(August 7, 2006) - The majority of the Israeli
Defense Force’s ground-troop casualties, both infantry and armored, were
the result of Russian-made anti-tank units of Hezbollah, according to intelligence
sources quoted by Haaretz daily. The same sources note that these units
have not retreated from southern Lebanon following the deployment of large
Israeli ground forces in the area. The Hezbollah anti-tank teams use a new
and particularly potent version of the Russian-made RPG, the RPG-29 that
was sold by Moscow to the Syrians and then transferred to the Shi’ite organization.
The RPG-29’s penetrating power comes from its tandem warhead, and on a number
of occasions has managed to get through the massive armor of the Merkava
tanks. At first Israeli inquiries that Russia was transferring modern anti-tank
weapons to Syria and on to Hezbollah were received with anger. The Russians
demanded proof that this had been done. Contrary to common practice, Israel
transferred to Russia the tail-end of a rocket for analysis. The Russian
response was that in the absence of a serial number it was difficult to
identify it as part of a load delivered to Syria. Israel believes Hezbollah
also has an advanced anti-aircraft missile, the SA-18, from Iran, the paper
adds. It is particularly lethal against helicopters, and even though none
of the missiles have been fired against Israeli Air Force aircraft, the
flights over Lebanon are taking the necessary precautions.
This has been going on for some time. There was news stories a while ago about Saddam's WMDs going to Syria too.
Iran Declares Its Nuclear Bad Intentions (August
7, 2006) - At what point do Americans and the rest of the world begin
to take Iran’s leader, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, seriously? He is making no secret
of his plans to acquire and use nuclear weapons against Israel, England
and America. As any student in Psychology 101 learns, there is something
called “projection” in which an individual “projects” onto another person
their own intentions, motivations, and justifications. If I say you are
planning to harm me, there’s a strong chance the truth is that I am planning
to harm you. On August 1, he was addressing a rally that was carried on
the Iranian News Channel (IRINN) and his speech was translated by the
Middle East Media Research Center for anyone to read. Ahmadinejad was
denouncing Israel’s efforts to defend itself against the rain of Iranian-supplied
rockets and missiles, and of course, it was their own fault they were under
attack. The crowd was chanting “Death to Israel.” He proceeded to give his
own history lesson to the crowd, but since he does not believe the Holocaust
ever happened along with some other extraordinarily paranoid notions, his
version is a bit skewed. “They are a bunch of Zionists. Where have they
come from? As you know, the rule of hegemony and the web of colonialism
strived to establish a base in the heart of the Middle East.” “A hundred
years ago, they began to devise conspiracies on the basis of a diabolical
plan. Bit by bit they (Jews) arrived (in what was then the British protectorate
of Palestine) and backed by the devious, deceiving England, they sneaked
people in, and placed them in control over the people of Palestine.” The
real history could fill a book, but suffice it to say that a very small
group of European Jews, despairing of ever being accepted in their home
countries, rife with anti-Semitism, concluded that Jews should immigrate
to Palestine with a view to reestablishing the nation of Israel. The idea
began with the publication, in 1896, of Theodor Hertzl’s “The Jewish State.”
9/11 Live: The NORAD Tapes (August 7, 2006)
- How did the U.S. Air Force respond on 9/11? Could it have shot down United
93, as conspiracy theorists claim? Obtaining 30 hours of never-before-released
tapes from the control room of NORAD's Northeast headquarters, the author
reconstructs the chaotic military history of that day—and the Pentagon's
apparent attempt to cover it up. VF.com exclusive: Hear excerpts
from the September 11 NORAD tapes. Click PLAY after each transcript to listen
Tucked in a piney notch in the gentle folds of the Adirondacks' southern
skirts—just up from a derelict Mohawk, Adirondack & Northern rail spur—is
a 22-year-old aluminum bunker tricked out with antennae tilted skyward.
It could pass for the Jetsons' garage or, in the estimation of one of the
higher-ranking U.S. Air Force officers stationed there, a big, sideways,
half-buried beer keg. more...
Want to hear exactly what the military was doing on 9/11? Here's your chance. Conspiracies abound, hear their own words and their own surprise and dismay over what went down. Was it planned by more than Islamic martyrs? There may be some evidence that points to it, but we may never know for sure.
Cars That Won't Crash - The Technology is "Doable Right Now"
(August 6, 2006) - LiveScience reports that
scientists are looking toward an automobile "crash-free future"
with vehicle-to-vehicle communication, or V2V, and some advances that would
make V2V possible are already on the way. According to reporter Preston
Lerner, to encourage the development of V2V, the Federal Communications
Commission has reportedly cleared the 5.9-gigahertz band for dedicated short-range
communications (DSRC) among cars, other cars, and roadside transceivers. "The
technology is doable right now," says Carsten Bergmann, a VW lab manager.
For example, Lerner notes, "General Motors has demonstrated a DSRC-equipped
Cadillac CTS that stops itself to avoid accidents. Its enhanced stability-control
system predicts where it's headed-like, into the rear end of another DSRC
car stopped in the middle of the road-and prompts the onboard computer to
apply the brakes without any input from the driver. The effect is very cool.
It's also a little spooky..." more...
French Internet News Site Reports Arrest of Another Christian in Iran - to be Subjected to Tribunal and Threatened with Execution for Giving Their Newborn a Christian Name (August 1, 2006) - "According to reports, Mr. Baghani, a secret service official with responsibilities for minorities, advised that Issa should renounce his faith and return to Islam, for only then will he be free. He said the judge will not accept any other solution." On 24 July, an Iranian Christian named Issa Motamadi was imprisoned on account of his faith. French internet news site, VoxDei, reports that Issa Motamadi, a resident of the north-western town of Resht, the capital of Gilan Province, will soon stand trial before a Revolutionary Tribunal. Sources with knowledge of the situation request prayer for Issa, his wife Parvah - both converts to Christianity - and their young son. They also appeal to human rights and religious liberty organizations, and request that they intercede for Issa Motamadi to their Ministry of Foreign Affairs. more...
This kind of thing is happening to Christians all over the Muslim and Asian world.
An Important Clue is Found in the Cure for Muscular Dystrophy
(July 31, 2006) - "US scientists have
found a way to reverse muscular dystrophy (MD) in mice, offering hope of
a cure for humans with muscle-wasting diseases." In new studies involving
mice the University of Virginia may have discovered a new clue to the reversal
of myotonic dystrophy, which is the most common form of muscular dystrophy
(MD) in adults. MD is caused when DNA abnormalities carry over into RNA,
and cause toxic build-up. The build-up breaks down the muscle, causing weakness.
In the study, scientists used an antibiotic, pouring it into their water
source, effectively making an "on" and "off switch to control
MD in mice. Their study wasn't entirely effective, but it "provided
the proof scientists have been waiting for, to demonstrate that it might
be possible to reverse muscular dystrophy." To read the full BBC News
report, follow the link below. more...
Has Europe Gone Crazy? (July 31, 2006) - As the culture war in North America grows ever more intense, it might give pause to those in that part of the western hemisphere to note what sort of inanities are occurring on the continent of Europe, where secularists have already won. In the Netherlands: Pedophiles are in the process of registering their own political party in order to more efficiently push their agenda there. According to WorldNetDaily, that agenda includes legalized child porn, bestiality and, initially at least, lowering the legal age of consent from 16 to 12. Later, say leaders of the group, they want to remove age-of-consent laws altogether. The good news, according to the article, is that a survey of Dutch public opinion found that 82 percent believe that the government should do something to prevent the party from forming. In Spain: The ruling socialist faction has proposed a law which would give fundamental legal right to "great apes." The socialists got the idea from the Great Ape Project, which demands "the extension of the community of equals to include all great apes: human beings, chimpanzees, bonobos, gorillas, and orangutans." more...
Yes! We're next, it's happening now... See next story.
Pro-Homosexual Push Commonplace in Schools Coast to Coast
(July 24, 2006) - "I don't think we're
in Kansas anymore, Toto!" was Dorothy's famous line in The Wizard of
Oz. It has become a classic, meant to convey the bewilderment of a person
who suddenly realizes he's in a strange world and wonders how he got there.
For many parents in Massachusetts, California, and elsewhere in the U.S.,
the truth is beginning to dawn on them: They aren't living in Kansas anymore.
Public education is being used to brainwash thousands of children -- even
as young as kindergarten -- into believing that homosexuality is simply
a normal and healthy variation of human sexuality. To be sure, when it comes
to the issue of homosexuality, Massachusetts and California have been East
Coast-West Coast thoroughbreds that seem to be racing each other for the
honor of wackiest state in the country. more...
Apparently, we're going crazy too. Just what we need, the further degradation of our society. What is the point of filling children's head with sexual information? The dark side is that it brings them easier into a sexual lifestyle that destroys the soul. It's all part of Satan's plan to reach 'em young and pollute their innocent minds. Whether through child rapists, or teaching polluted ideas, he will try his hardest, and it seems to be working like a charm. Most people don't have a clue about how detrimental our sexual society really is.
War between Iran, Israel inevitable (July 24,
2006) - With the decision to destroy Hezbollah by military force,
the Israelis are playing for a fundamental power alignment in the Middle
East. More than just a regional conflict with a local terrorist organization,
Israel's fight continues to be about survival. Yesterday, Iran's President
Ahmadinejad declared that by attacking Lebanon, Israel had pushed the button
of their destruction. “I advise them [the Israelis] to pack up and move
out of the region before being caught in the fire they have started in Lebanon,”
told the state news agency IRNA. “The usurper Zionists thought attack
on Lebanon would create a new atmosphere for them in the region,” Ahmadinejad
“They [the Zionists] have committed a big mistake.” Since Israel pulled
out of Lebanon in 2001, Hezbollah has boasted of its ability to destroy
the Jewish state. Now, should Israel succeed in crushing Hezbollah with
military force, Syria and Iran face the prospect of a major political setback
in the world of radical Islam. more...
“Be not overcome
of evil, but overcome evil with good.” Romans 12:21
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