Destruction of Israel guaranteed, ayatollah says

By REZA KAHLILI, WND— Iran’s supreme leader promises in a newly released audiotape the destruction of Israel and Palestinians’ return to that land. Fars News Agency, an outlet run by the Revolutionary Guards, last week posted an audiotape of excerpts of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s speeches to Palestinian officials and others with a title “Palestine will…

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Activists Demonstrate Against Temple Mount Discrimination

By KOCHAVA ROZENBAUM, ARUTZ 7— In wake of Tuesday’s decision by police officials in charge of the Temple Mount to ban non-Muslims entrance to the holy site, some two hundred protesters stood Wednesday morning at the foot of the Mugrabi entrance seeking to reverse their exclusion. The mass protest was prearranged following an announcement by…

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63% of Israeli Jews oppose major West Bank pullout, poll finds

By ASHER ZEIGER, TIMES OF ISRAEL— Most Israeli Jews would oppose a peace agreement with the Palestinians if it included a full West Bank pullout with land swaps to let Israel retain major settlement population centers, according to a new poll that appears to contradict the conclusions of other recent surveys. The poll, released Tuesday…

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Al Qaeda Flag Flies High Above Christian Churches

By RAYMOND IBRAHIM, GATESTONE— Days ago, al-Qaeda’s Egyptian leader, Ayman Zawahiri, portrayed the overthrow of Muhammad Morsi and the Brotherhood as a “Crusader” campaign led by Coptic Pope Tawadros II who, according to Zawahiri and other terrorists, is trying to create a Coptic state in Egypt. Since then, not only are Egypt’s Christians and churches…

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1,000-year-old Crusader hospital discovered in Jerusalem

By YORI YALON, ISRAEL HAYOM— A portion of a large hospital dating back to the Crusader period (1099-1291 C.E.) has been uncovered in Jerusalem’s Old City. The building, known from historical documents, collapsed during an earthquake in 1457 and was buried beneath rubble. The structure was discovered during excavation work conducted by the Israel Antiquities…

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Jerusalem on the table

By SHOULA ROMANO HORING, YNET— It is disgraceful that the United States, Israel’s best ally and friend, has never recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital even though it recognizes the claimed capitals of numerous brutal dictatorships and enemy nations. It is also shameful that the Europeans still call the eastern part of Jerusalem a “settlement” and…

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True believers

By CAROLINE GLICK, JPOST—- Standing next to US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday morning, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni gushed that through his indefatigable efforts to bring Israeli and Palestinian officials to Washington, Kerry proved that “nothing can stop true believers.” As usual, the cognitively-challenged Livni told us something she hadn’t intended to say.…

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The Philanthropic-Industrial Complex

By RON JAGER— In his farewell speech to the nation on January 17, 1961 President Dwight Eisenhower warned of the power and influence of what he famously called the “military industrial complex”. An expression that was coined to depict the enormous power yielded by the leaders of the Defense industries and all those corporations involved…

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