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Iranian president, foreign minister dead in helicopter crash

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Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi was killed in a helicopter crash in the country’s northwestern East Azerbaijan province on Sunday, Iranian state media confirmed on Monday morning. Raisi was a fanatical hardliner responsible for ...

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Today’s Israel News Briefs

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Here are today’s latest news briefs on Israel and its war against Hamas. Biden Administration blocks arms shipment to Israel The Biden administration on Tuesday night confirmed reports that it had held ...

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Pastor Greg Laurie believes Iran’s attack a biblical sign

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Although Pastor Greg Laurie believes Iran’s attack on Israel last weekend is a significant biblical sign, he cautions against concluding that the event could lead to the scenario described in Ezekiel 38, which ...

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Former Israeli leader criticizes Biden Iran comments

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Naftali Bennett, the former prime minister of Israel and Netanyahu opponent, was not happy with the Biden administration’s explanation about Iran’s first-ever attack on Israel. Claims that Iran launched its attack as ...

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Iran attack on Israel news round-up

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Israel withstood a historic attack from Iran overnight that saw the skies lit up with Iranian missiles and Israel’s defensive missile system responding to them. Below are a news briefs to bring ...

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John MacArthur reminds Christians of biblical obligation to pray for Israel

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Christians have a biblical mandate to pray for the Jewish people, author and pastor John MacArthur says. “I think we are obliged to stand as protectors of the Jews,” he said during ...

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Families of Hamas hostages share stories in Dallas church

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Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano, Texas, last weekend invited several families of hostages being held by Hamas to share their stories. “The news cycle moves really fast and, to some, it seems ...

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Middle East war won’t stop the gospel says John Piper

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Despite the turmoil in the Middle East, God is still in control, pastor and author John Piper said in response to a question on a recent podcast. He referenced Matthew 24:5-14, in which ...

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Israel’s Defense Minister outlines end game in war

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Minister of Defense Yoav Gallant spoke to the press on Monday and explained Israel’s goals moving forward in its war against Hamas. Metro Voice presents those remarks below to bring you the ...

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Christians support Israel against Hamas, but fewer say Bible influenced opinion

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A majority of U.S. Christians support Israel in the war against Hamas, although only one in four say the Bible has influenced their opinions about the Jewish state, according to a new ...

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American-Israeli grandmother held hostage declared dead

A 70-year-old American teacher and grandmother who was shot by Hamas terrorists when out for a walk with her husband at their kibbutz on the morning of Oct. 7 has been declared ...

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Hezbollah strikes church in Western Galilee

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Hezbollah, Hamas’s partner in Lebanon, struck a church in the Western Galilee with a missile on Tuesday injuring a civilian. The attack on St. Mary’s Church injured one civilian and Israeli forces ...

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“We are fighting against evil,” says Israel defense minister

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“Hamas has been hit hard; it is taking blow after blow,” Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant told reporters on Thursday night. “Our soldiers are progressing and succeeding in their missions. I will ...

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Arab children find hope, assurance in Christian satellite ministry

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As conflict rages across the Middle East and Africa, young Arab children are turning to the Arabic language SAT-7 for inspiration, hope, and assurance. Andrea El-Mounayer, SAT-7 KIDS Channel manager, calls the ...

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Command ship to join carrier groups in Eastern Mediterranean

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In a surprise move, the United States is sending an amphibious command ship to the Eastern Mediterranean. It joins two carrier battleship groups already positioned. The announcement comes as U.S. bases in ...

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Hospital explosion result of misfired Islamic Jihad missile

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A massive blast at a Gaza City hospital on Tuesday was caused by a misfired rocket launched by Islamic Jihad, says Israel who released evidence on Wednesday. The revelation was confirmed by ...

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Never again? No, again.

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For 78 years the Jewish community, joined by many around the world, has chanted, “Never again!” We would take action to avert another Jewish Holocaust. Six million dead at the hands of ...

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Ultra-Orthodox Jews clash with Christians during Pentecost gathering in Jerusalem

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Ultra-Orthodox Jewish activists harassed Christians who gathered to pray near the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Pentecost Sunday. Hundreds of Christians gathered at the Davidson Center, an archaeological park near the Western ...

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Jill Biden will snub Israel in Middle East visit

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On an upcoming trip to the Middle East and North Africa, Jill Biden, the U.S. first lady, will visit Jordan, Egypt, Morocco and Portugal, but not Israel. And Antony Blinken, the secretary of ...

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DeSantis to Biden Administration: “Butt out” of Israeli politics

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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis criticized the Biden administration for its repeated meddling in internal Israeli policies, saying the U.S. should stay out of the Jewish state’s decisions. DeSantis stressed that Israel is a sovereign ...

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CNN producer deletes most recent anti-Israel comments

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CNN is backtracking over a producer’s anti-Israel bias. The network published a story on April 8 about rocket attacks in Israel that “initially failed to note that the airstrikes were in response to acts ...

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Poll: Majority of Arabs in Judea and Samaria support terrorism

A new poll of Arabs living in Judea and Samaria, and the Gaza Strip, reveals they support terrorist attacks against Israeli citizens. A whopping 71% said they support the murder of two ...

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Arab Christian “hero of Israel” remembered for protecting Orthodox Jew against terror attack            

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Jews and Christians alike are honoring the memory of a “hero of Israel,” an Arab Christian who while confronting a terrorist in the predominantly ultra-Orthodox Jewish town of Bnei Brak near Tel ...

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Show ‘New Identity’ brings hope to women who feel trapped in Arab culture

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Arabic women who feel trapped are being reached by a powerful new television program in the Middle East. “We want to target the ‘everywoman’ – those who are somehow entrapped and confined,” ...

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How Star Wars’ Jedi were inspired by the Knights Templar and the church

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Star Wars is once again in the spotlight and pulling on nostalgic heartstrings in the new Disney+ limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen. The series follows members of ...

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