INTERNATIONAL PULSE

Period: August 2015
 

ISRAEL, THE MIDDLE EAST & ASIA


 
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AS SYRIA'S ASSAD SUFFERS CIVIL WAR SETBACKS, WHAT'S THE BEST OUTCOME FOR ISRAEL?
By JNS June 2, 2015 - With the Syrian civil war well into its fifth year, President Bashar al-Assad’s government has outlasted many observers’ predictions of his demise. But recently, major setbacks for that government have led many to question whether or not these are indeed the Assad regime’s final days and to ponder what a post-Assad Syria might mean for neighbors such as Israel.
After defeating Syrian government forces in Palmyra, the Islamic State terror group now controls roughly half of Syria’s territory, although that mostly constitutes Syria’s vast deserts in the east. At the same time, Islamic State controls many of Syria’s major oil and gas reserves and is threatening to seize more.
Other rebel forces in northern Syria have captured a key military base in Syria’s Idlib province, pushing the Syrian regime further into their strongholds in Damascus and along the Syrian coast. But if that pattern continues, “it will be very very difficult for [Assad] to secure his positions in these areas,” said Prof. Eyal Zisser, a Syria expert at Tel Aviv University (TAU).
“So it is still too close to call, but clearly the rebels are doing well,” Sisser told JNS.org.
As a result of the recent rebel and Islamist gains, the Syrian regime now only controls roughly 25-30 percent of the country, although that includes major cities such as the capital of Damascus as well as Tartus and Latakia along the country’s western coast. Continued: http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/41989/as-syrias-assad-suffers-civil-war-setbacks-
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ABBAS PEACE PROCESS MUST BE MULTILATERAL EFFORT
Palestinian leader calls for a change in tactics by international community, looks to UN to end conflict with Israel. Mahmoud Abbas UN General Assembly
Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas may call on the international community to push for multilateral peace talks as a new way forward towards a peace deal with Israel in a highly touted address at the United Nations Wednesday.
The contents of the speech, which will reportedly no longer contain a threatened “bombshell,” were hinted at in an article published under Abbas’s name in the Huffington Post website Tuesday.
In the opinion piece, the Palestinian Authority president accused the nations of the world of abandoning the Palestinian people and leaving them to suffer Israeli “ethnic cleansing” that is, he said, worse than apartheid.
“Palestine has languished on the UN agenda since the organization’s inception,” Abbas wrote. “This persistent neglect has cost too many lives, dampened hope, undermined international law and stained the reputation of the UN.”
“The same pattern of negotiations imposed for years will not work because Israel is the occupying power,” he urged. “Israel controls our territory, natural resources, economic affairs and our daily lives, violating every fundamental human right of the Palestinian people. We cannot directly negotiate with a power that has this level of control and exhibits such contempt for the rights and existence of our people.”
http://www.timesofisrael.com/abbas-peace-process-must-be-multilateral-effort/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+
Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=a82590a877-2015_09_30&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-a82590a877-55095193

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HAMAS 'ACCEPTS TERMS' OF 8-YEAR TRUCE WITH ISRAEL
Sources say ending rocket strikes, tunnels included
August 17.15 Aaron Klein - TEL AVIV – Hamas’ political leadership tentatively accepted the terms of an eight-year truce with Israel, according to sources within Hamas.
The sources, speaking to WND from the Gaza Strip, said Israel gave support to Egypt to accept a Hamas delegation for further talks on the proposed long-term cease-fire.
After discussions in Egypt, the Hamas delegation, headed by Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, will travel to Qatar and Turkey for more input on the deal, which is being brokered by former Quartet envoy and ex-British Prime Minister Tony Blair.
The Hamas sources said the current version of the truce, as accepted in theory by Hamas’s politburo, includes a Hamas pledge to stop all rocket fire from Gaza and to cease digging tunnels into Israel.
Hamas also agreed not to operate within 30 meters of the Israeli border, the sources said.
Joel Richardson’s documentary “End Times Eyewitness: Israel, Islam and the Unfolding Signs of the Messiah’s Return” takes you to the front lines of the ongoing Middle Eastern revolutions
In return, the Hamas sources said, Israel agreed to allow thousands of Palestinians from Gaza to enter the Jewish state for work, a detail that cannot be confirmed with Israeli diplomatic sources.
The Hamas sources said Israel will allow for a larger “fishing zone” off the Gaza coast along with a corridor to connect the Gaza coastline to international waters. Israel, however, would still monitor and inspect ships in the area.
Continued: http://www.wnd.com/2015/08/hamas-accepts-terms-of-8-year-truce-with-israel

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"ANCIENT PROPHECY"
By Devash - 16 Sivan 5775 - 03 June 2015 - Rashbi in an Ancient Prophecy: When Damascus Falls - Salvation Will Sprout to Israel While news arrives from Syria about the waning of Assad's regime, Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai was expecting it a long time ago - accompanied by a surprising promise
Will the fall of Assad's regime be significant in some way or another for the State of Israel? Commentators differ in their opinions, but it seems that everything is dwarfed by a surprising description of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai, written thousands of years ago.
The book "Otzar Midrashim" is a description of the redemption, as Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai heard from an angel while hiding in a cave. In the Midrash, it shows a section that appears to refer to our days: "And it's a sign for you, when you see that an Eastern Nero has fallen, that in Damascus has fallen the Bnei Mizrach kingdom, then will sprout the salvation of Israel, and Mashiach ben David comes and will ascend to Jerusalem."
There was someone who checked and found that "Eastern Nero" in gematria equals "Bashar Assad". The actual timing is so appropriate, when the news from Syria is reporting on the last death throes of the Assad regime.
http://palmtreeofdeborah.blogspot.co.il/2015/06/ancient-prophecy.html

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THE GREATEST LIE EVER TOLD - THE HOLOCAUST - 2015 DOCUMENTARY HD
March 18, 2015 - Full length Holocaust Documentary - Did Hitler systematically murder 6 million Jews? we will be putting some of the mainstream theories under the scope, for the purpose of analysis and revision.
http://www.activist-news.com/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmrHBT5h-BA&feature=youtu.be


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IRAN'S SUPREME LEADER ALI KHAMENEI DENOUNCED ISRAEL
HE ALSO CASTIGATED THE UNITED STATES IN A MESSAGE TO HAJJ PILGRIMS ON WEDNESDAY
Khamenei called Israeli activities at the Temple Mount in Jerusalem an “insult” to the holy site and among the “foremost” problems for Muslims. There have been a series of violent clashes at the mount - the holiest site in Judaism, and the third holiest in Islam - in recent days. Israeli forces found pipe bombs and other weaponry in the site last Sunday, where they said their intervention prevented a planned attack. Palestinian officials claim Israel is allowing more Jewish visitors and plans to permit Jewish prayer at the site, which Israel denies.
Khamenei accused Israel of “trampling the lives and properties of the oppressed Palestinians.”
As for the United States, he said its “evil policies” in the region “have resulted in war, bloodshed, destruction and displacement as well as poverty, backwardness and sectarian and religious rifts,” according to Iran’s Fars news agency.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/in-hajj-message-irans-leader-castigates-israel-and-the-us/?utm_source=The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+
Edition&utm_campaign=25d5129549-2015_09_23&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-25d5129549-55095193

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NEWS FROM THE SLATER FAMILY IN ISRAEL
Please join Brian, Racheli and their three children in prayer that this year will be a year of spiritual blessing and that we see many more people come to faith in Messiah Yeshua. This family helps the poor in Israel with a soup kitchen.
Special Opportunity: The Slater Family wants to wish you a happy and healthy
Jewish New Year, (Rosh Ha Shana), as we sound the shofar, may it be a sweet sound to all who know Him and a wake up call for all who have not yet found Him, through our outreach efforts. This is always a great time to point our Jewish People to Yeshua. The Day of Atonement is always a great time to remember The Sacrifice Lamb-Yeshua, who takes away the sin of the world for all who put their trust in Him.
Also this month, we build our Sukkah for The Feast of Tabernacles-Sukkot. This is an amazing time to remember the God of All Creation who tabernacles with us at all times on the throne room of our hearts. He is the Beginning and the End, the First and the Last, in all we do as we practically and spiritually supply a steady flow of good deeds through the ministry of Abundant Bread of Salvation.
Ministry News: Recently in the soup kitchen, a group of young volunteer b elievers from Hong Kong, surprisingly sang some worship songs in Hebrew. At the same time, we had Swedish volunteer believers prepare a wonderful chocolate cake and cooked a great meal along side three German volunteers. This is one of my favorite things to see how the Lord Yeshua gathers the nations to bless our poor and needy Israeli people, In Yeshua 's name
Thank you for your support! Together, we are making a difference for eternity!
Brian, Racheli, Raz, Amichai and Moriyah
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TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY RANKS IN TOP 10 ENTREPRENEURSHIP
TAU places 9th in PitchBook report for undergrad programs that produced the most start-up founders; Technion and Hebrew U make the top 40
By David Shamah September 30, 2015 - n its latest survey, PitchBook Data, a leading provider of data and technology to the private equity and venture capital industries, ranks Tel Aviv University as ninth in the world – and first outside the US – as the best place for an undergraduate entrepreneur to graduate from if they want to raise money for a start-up.
The 2015 edition of the PitchBook Universities Report shows that TAU, over the past five years, produced 250 undergrad entrepreneurs (founders or co-founders of tech start-ups), who between them started 204 companies. On average, those Israeli start-ups attracted $1,754,000 in venture capital investments.
All other universities on the top 10 list of undergraduate entrepreneurship successes were located in the US, and included such institutions as Stanford (which ranked first), UC Berkeley, MIT, Harvard, University of Pennsylvania, Cornell, University of Texas and University of Illinois (in 10 place).
Two other Israeli universities – the Technion, ranked 20th, and Hebrew University, ranked 39th – were part of the PitchBook top 50 universities for undergraduate entrepreneurship success.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/tel-aviv-university-ranks-in-top-10-for-entrepreneurship/?utm_source=
The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=a82590a877-2015_09_30&
utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_adb46cec92-a82590a877-55095193

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TRUMP'S DECK OF JEWISH CARDS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G59mNNfLZx8#t=39


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IDF PREPARES FROM POSSIBLE OPERATIONS IN SYRIA AS THREATS GATHER ON BORDER
By Ahuva Balofsky August 18, 2015 - The Israeli military has begun preparations for a possible ground operation in the Syrian Golan Heights to deal with mounting threats from the north, Israel’s Channel 2 reported. The move would be made in the event of sustained rocket fire or coordinated terror attacks against Israel from the war-torn Arab state.
According to the report, Islamists have been flooding the border region near Israel, putting the Israel Defense Force (IDF) on high alert. Last week, the army held a large-scale drill simulating a possible advance into Syria and the evacuation of Israeli civilians from border communities.
An additional report by Channel 10 added that the drill included preparation for a sophisticated, multi-pronged attack by Islamists, similar to those carried out recently against Egyptian forces in Sinai. The IDF is also preparing for the possibility of an attack by Hezbollah, guided by Iran. According to an IDF source, hundreds of Hezbollah members are present in the Golan, and Tehran has been behind several recent attacks against Israel. The presence of Iranian and Hezbollah fighters in Syria, especially in positions near Israel, has long been a source of concern for the Jewish State. “It’s clear that Iran is behind all of the terror attacks here [in the Golan] in the past two years,” the IDF officer said Sunday during a briefing with reporters. “The Iranians are using the border – they establish units – whether it’s [Jihad] Mughniyeh, [Samir] Kuntar, and more – to carry out [the attacks].”
Continued: http://www.breakingisraelnews.com/47071/idf-prepares-possible-operation-syria-threats-gather-border

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IRAN ROLLING OUT THE THREAT AGAINST ISRAEL PROPAGANDA (The Youtube pulled)
ALERT: Obama Doesn’t Want You to See This Video That IRAN just Released
Via Gateway Pundit, the Investigative Report on Terrorism reports the Islamic Revolution Design House, a media company associated with Iranian hardliners released an animated video this week of Al-Quds special forces on a hill outside Jerusalem preparing for battle.It shows a soldier putting on a Revolutionary Guard patch, and then a Qassam Brigades headband, followed by a ski mask and a Palestinian scarf around his neck, while arming himself with a machine gun and a pistol. As he puts on a helmet, we see him looking over Jerusalem’s Temple Mount, home of the Dome of the Rock and Al Aqsa mosque.
The image pulls back, showing the soldier amid a sea of conquering troops.
A concluding message invokes Ayatollah Khomeini’s threat that Israel must be wiped off the map and promises that day is coming soon.
I don’t get it. We believe Iran when they say they’re not interested in stockpiling nukes, but we DON’T believe them when they say they’re going to wipe Israel off the face of the Earth. Perhaps this video will change some minds.
The Youtube pulled http://conservativepost.com/alert-obama-doesnt-want-you-to-see-this-video-that-iran-just-released/?
utm_content=buffer8ef15&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=conpost
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKjlUs_zCIg

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DISENGAGEMENT PROTESTERS REOCCUPY EVACUATED WEST BANK SETTLEMENT
Over 200 people take up positions at Sa-Nur, whose 40 families were forcibly cleared in 2005
By Stuart Winer July 28, 2015 - The IDF warned on Tuesday that it will clear over 200 protesters out of the ruins of the Sa-Nur settlement in the West Bank after they converged on the formerly evacuated site early Tuesday morning.
Protesters took up positions in an abandoned British fort at the site to mark 10 years since the 2005 Gaza disengagement during which Jewish residents were also forcibly evacuated from four settlements in the northern West Bank, including Sa-Nur.
The settlements of Kadim, Ganim, and Homesh were also cleared out at the time, along with the larger Israeli pullout from the Gaza Strip.
Among those who took part in the reoccupation of the settlement were families who were evacuated in 2005 as well as rabbis, public figures, and MK Bezalel Smotrich from the nationalist Jewish Home party.
http://www.timesofisrael.com/disengagement-protesters-reoccupy-evacuated-west-bank-settlement/?utm_source=The+Times+
of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=8780d8b745-2015_07_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=
0_adb46cec92-8780d8b745-55095193

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NETANYAHU SCRAMBLES TO CALM SEETHING COALITION AFTER SETTLEMENT EVACUATION
Jewish Home lawmakers threaten to dismantle government over police takeover of Beit El project; PM says he’ll fight demolition order
By Elie Leshem July 28, 2015 - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to quell a budding coalition crisis Tuesday morning, as members of the pro-settler Jewish Home party threatened to hobble, or even topple, his government over its move to clear out illegally built structures in the West Bank. “We’re acting to bolster the settlements, and we’re doing so in accordance with the law,” Netanyahu said in a statement hours after hundreds of Israel Police special forces stormed the two buildings in the Dreinoff neighborhood of the settlement of Beit El, north of Jerusalem.
Settler demonstrators had barricaded themselves in an attempt to prevent the implementation of a High Court of Justice decision ordering the demolition of the structures, and some 50 were detained after scuffles with police.
“Our stance regarding the houses in Beit El is clear,” Netanyahu continued. “We are opposed to demolishing them and are pursuing judicial courses to prevent such a step. I will request that the government’s stance, to the effect that the planning process at the site has been concluded and that there is thus no need to demolish the houses, will be brought before the High Court of Justice as well.”
http://www.timesofisrael.com/netanyahu-rushes-to-reassure-seething-coalition-partners/?utm_source=
The+Times+of+Israel+Daily+Edition&utm_campaign=8780d8b745-2015_07_28&utm_medium=email&utm_term=
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FRANCE, BRITAIN SEEK U.N. ACTION ON PEACE PROCESS
April 22, 2015 - Worthy News - (Worthy News)-- France and Britain urged the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday to set a framework for a peace agreement between Israel and the Palestinians, as New Zealand announced it was working on a draft resolution to revive long-stalled peace talks, the Times of Israel reported.
"It's the responsibility of this council to adopt a consensual and balanced resolution that sets the parameters of a final status and a timeline for the negotiations, French UN Ambassador Francois Delattre told a council meeting, according to Reuters. Britain’s UN Ambassador Mark Lyall Grant said that Britain saw merit in a council resolution "setting out the parameters for a peaceful and negotiated solution."
http://www.worthynews.com/18552-france-britain-seek-un-action-on-peace-process

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ABBAS COUNTING ON EU TO PAVE WAY FOR RESUMPTION OF STALLED PEACE PROCESS
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - Worthy News - (Worthy News) - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday that he was pinning hopes on the EU and members of the Quartet to pave the way for the resumption of the stalled peace process. “
Abbas, who was speaking in Bethlehem during a joint press conference with visiting Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, said that the Palestinians continue to believe in the need for peace in the region.
“We believe in the two-state solution, where Palestine and Israel would live alongside each other,” Abbas said. “Our efforts to join international institutions and conventions are not directed against anyone. ”
http://www.worthynews.com/20958-abbas-counting-on-eu-to-pave-way-for-resumption-of-stalled-peace-process

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GERMANY TO IRAN: RECOGNIZE ISRAEL IF YOU WANT ECONOMIC TIES
By Ben Ariel - 7/20/2015 - German Vice Chancellor says Iran must recognize Israel in order to have economic relations with Germany.
German Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel, who is also Germany's economy minister, on Sunday said Iran must recognize Israel in order to have economic relations with Germany.
“Questioning [Israel's] right to existence is something that we Germans cannot accept," Gabriel said at the start of a three-day visit to Tehran, according to the German dpa news agency.
"You can't have a good economic relationship with Germany in the long term if we don't discuss such issues and try to move them along," he told a gathering of German and Iranian businesspeople in Tehran.
Gabriel, who will hold talks with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and several ministers during the visit, said he wanted to talk to human rights representatives in a country that the United Nations says is guilty of human rights violations against women, religious minorities, journalists and activists, Reuters reported.
By traveling to Tehran with a delegation of industry group representatives and company officials, Gabriel sends a strong signal that Germany wants to quickly rebuild economic and political ties with Iran, the news agency noted.
Under an agreement struck on Tuesday, sanctions imposed by the United States, European Union and United Nations will be lifted in exchange for Iran agreeing long-term curbs on a nuclear program that the West thought was intended to make a nuclear bomb. Tehran has always denied seeking nuclear arms.
Gabriel praised the agreement as "a first big step" and said it was now possible for trade between the countries to increase. http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/198351


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A BIG, UNTOLD STORY: SINCE LAST YOM KIPPUR, MILLIONS OF JEWS HAVE BEGUN SEARCHING FOR THE MESSIAH, AND FOR ATONEMENT FOR THEIR SINS.
The media isn’t reporting this. But it’s worth examining. In Uncategorized on September 22, 2015 - At sundown, we begin Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement. This is the highest holy day on the Jewish calendar, and one of great Biblical and historic and cultural importance to my people. I so wish I was home with Lynn and our sons in Israel tonight. Instead, I am in the U.S. speaking at a number of events, from Dallas to San Luis Obispo to Washington, D.C. to Toronto. I am speaking about the darkness that is falling in our world. But I am also explaining to people about a fascinating phenomenon that I’m observing.
Since last Yom Kippur, millions of Jews have begun a quest to find the Messiah. For reasons I cannot fully explain, Jews are suddenly searching for answers to the deepest and most important questions concerning life and death and God and atonement and eternity, in numbers unprecedented in history. Some are searching through the Hebrew Scriptures for answers. A stunning number are actually reading the New Testament, most for the first time. They are searching on Google for information about the Messiah. They are even watching a new series of videos by Jews who claim to have found the answers. The videos — some of which have gone viral — were produced and posted on a new website called www.imetmessiah.com. To me, these are fascinating developments. They certainly aren’t being reported by the media. But they are worth examining. That said, more on all that in a moment.
First, a few thoughts about Yom Kippur itself.
https://flashtrafficblog.wordpress.com/2015/09/22/a-big-untold-story-since-last-yom-kippur-millions-of-jews-have-
begun-searching-for-the-messiah-and-for-atonement-for-their-sins-the-media-isnt-reporting-this-but-its-worth-examining/


 

 

 

 

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