As Sanctions Choke Iran, Hezbollah Reportedly Deploying for War on Israel Border

By Times of Israel— As tensions rose in the Persian Gulf over the weekend with Iran’s seizure of a British-flagged tanker, several commanders of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah, an Iranian proxy, said they were deploying forces for possible war with Israel, warning that the growing pressure from sanctions on Tehran could trigger such a conflict…

Israeli PM Netanyahu Slams Tehran Regime Over Treatment of Iranian Christians

By Algemeiner— Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed the Tehran regime on Friday over its treatment of Iranian Christians. Referring to Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s recent Twitter Christmas greeting, Netanyahu noted, “Saying ‘Merry Christmas’ while jailing Christians in your own country is the height of hypocrisy.” Addressing Iranian Christians directly, Netanyahu said, “We stand…

Saudis told Abbas to accept Trump peace plan or resign — report

By Sue Surkes, Times of Israel— Saudi Arabia last week ordered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to either accept an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal being put together by the Trump administration, or resign, according to an Israeli report Sunday. The Trump administration has begun drafting an Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal based on a two-state solution, officials and…