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International | May 14, 2021

Pastors Call for Prayers amid Continued Violence between Israel, Palestine

International | May 14, 2021

astors and Christian leaders are calling for prayer and reconciliation between Israel and Hamas as the Middle East begins to see the worst bloodshed in years between Israelis and Palestinians. The intensity of the fighting prompted the United Nations to warn that the rocketing could escalate into a “full-scale war.” The conflict began as the Islamist terror group Hamas fired hundreds of missiles at Jerusalem on Monday after hundreds of rioters were injured in clashes with Israeli police and Jewish religious observers on the Temple Mount…

(Excerpts from Christian Headlines)

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International | May 14, 2021

Israeli Leaders Condemn Communal Violence Across Towns, Cities in Jewish State

International | May 14, 2021

Israeli political leaders condemned communal Arab-Jewish violence raging across Israeli cities and communities on Wednesday, and called for calm.

“What is happening in Israel’s cities over the past few days is unacceptable,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement. “We have seen Arab rioters set fire to synagogues and vehicles and attack police officers. They are attacking peaceful and innocent citizens. This is something that we cannot accept; it is anarchy. Nothing justifies this, and I will tell you that nothing justifies the lynching of Jews by Arabs and nothing justifies the lynching of Arabs by Jews.”

“We will not tolerate this. This violence is not us. We will restore administration and governance in Israel’s cities everywhere, in all cities, in the Jewish-Arab integrated cities, in Jewish cities, everywhere,” he stated…

(Excerpts from the Algemeiner)

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International | May 14, 2021

Pentagon Withdraws 120 US Troops From Israel

International | May 14, 2021

The Department of Defense confirmed it is pulling 120 troops from Israel amid a flare-up in tensions between Jerusalem and designated terrorist groups in Gaza.

Pentagon press secretary John Kirby told reporters that U.S. Central Command and U.S. European Command staff flew on a C-17 military plane from Israel and arrived at Germany’s Ramstein Air Base on Thursday.

“We made this decision to remove these individuals in coordination with our Israeli counterparts,” Kirby said, adding that the military staff “were in Israel for a routine planning event” before the fighting escalated. The move was done as a precaution, Kirby said.

Israel carried out a number of airstrikes on targets in Gaza in recent days, including hitting buildings that were reportedly being used by Hamas—the group that rules over Gaza and was designated as a terrorist group by the State Department in 1997. The airstrikes were in response to Hamas and other groups firing rockets into Israel…

(Excerpts from the Epoch Times)

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International | May 14, 2021

Tony Evans, Franklin Graham, evangelical leaders react to unrest in Israel: ‘Praying for peace’

International | May 14, 2021

Pastors and Christian leaders are calling for prayer and peace as the Middle East continues to see the worst violence in years between Israelis and Palestinians, prompting the United Nations to warn the conflict could mushroom into “full-scale war.”

What began as riots in Jerusalem on May 10 led to an aerial war over Gaza and widespread civil unrest in less than two days, causing death, injuries, arrests and property damage.

The Islamic militant group Hamas has fired more than 1,000 rockets into Israel since the conflict began, most of which landed in civilians areas, The New York Times reports. Hamas’ aggression led to retaliatory airstrikes from the Israel Defense Forces toward the Gaza Strip.

More than 80 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting, including 17 children and seven women, as of Thursday morning, according to Gaza’s Health Ministry. And another 480 people have been wounded. Israeli forces also killed a senior Hamas commander and at least 10 top Hamas military figures…

(Excerpts from the Christian Post)

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International | May 14, 2021

Pounding Continues: Israel Preps Ground War to Finish Hamas

International | May 14, 2021

As Hamas continues to launch rockets, anti-tank missiles and explosive ridden suicide drones against civilians, the Israeli Defense Forces are preparing for a ground invasion into the Gaza Strip.

IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Hidai Zilberman said that a ground invasion remained a viable option. The plans will be presented to IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Aviv Kohavi and then to the security cabinet for approval later on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters IDF Spokesperson Brig.-Gen. Hidai Zilberman said that the plans are being put together by the Gaza Division and Southern Command and will be then given to Israel’s political echelon for approval…

(Excerpts from Townhall)

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International | May 12, 2021

Israel’s worrying descent into violence

International | May 12, 2021

I didn’t hear the boom on Monday night. I didn’t hear the siren either, due to some loud renovations. Sitting at my desk in the bomb shelter in my flat that doubles as a home office, I found out we were under rocket attack by reading about it on Twitter.

With the blast door and inch-thick steel window plate closed, I waited for the all-clear. A few minutes later, minor damage was reported to a house just outside Jerusalem, hit by shrapnel from a rocket that flew 40 miles from Gaza. Others were intercepted by the Iron Dome anti-rocket system. A dramatic end to Jerusalem Day, when Israel celebrates the reunification of the city under Israeli rule in 1967…

(Excerpts from the Spectator World)

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