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Tiny Bahrain Jewish community observes Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Something amazing happened in Bahrain last week. The country’s tiny Jewish community observed Holocaust Remembrance Day for the first time in a virtual ceremony with representatives from the Muslim government. According to ...

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U.S. to lift sanctions on Iran as regime continues enriching uranium

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President Joe Biden has reversed course and will lift sanctions on Iran put in place by the Trump administration. The sanctions have been credited with defunding the regime, the world’s largest sponsor ...

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See the powerful videos as Israel stops to remember the Holocaust

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The nation of Israel paused on Thursday to remember the Holocaust. For 24 hours, restaurants and entertainment venues shut their doors and TV stations dedicated their programming almost exclusively to Holocaust documentaries ...

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Why an attempted coup in Jordan is ‘bad news’ for neighbor Israel

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The arrest in Jordan of nearly 20 people, including former Crown Prince Hamza bin Hussein, in a coup attempt has led to fears over the stability of the strategic Arab state. Jordan, ...

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Evangel University becomes latest school to drop Crusader mascot

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Evangel University is retiring the use of its Crusader mascot after a lengthy review process. The Crusader has been the official mascot since the school’s creation in 1955. According to a press ...

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Israel goes to the polls, will Netanyahu survive?

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Israel is at the polls for a historic fourth time in just two years today capping what many hope is the end to a tumultuous political era. The Middle East’s only democracy ...

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Consider the Cross: Stories from Arab and Persian viewers of Christian television

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Across the Middle East and North Africa, people are coming to Christ as a satellite TV ministry encourages them to “Consider the Cross.” Sat-7 is a Christian satellite broadcasting ministry reaching into ...

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How CUFI has awakened the ‘sleeping giant’ of Christian Zionism

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This year, Christians United for Israel (CUFI), one of the most powerful voices for Israel in the United States, marked its 15th anniversary. “We could never have imagined CUFI would achieve so ...

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Christian group sends urgent letter to Biden over Israel policy

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A group of leaders from a broad section of American Christianity is lobbying the Biden administration over its policy towards Israel. It comes after growing alarm in both Israel and the United ...

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Top 20 stories affecting Israel in 2020

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2020 was one for the ages – one of the strangest, most painful, most bizarre, yet most historic years in modern global history. This was certainly true in Israel and throughout the ...

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After a month, Biden calls American ally Israel

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It took a month but President Joe Biden has finally spoken to perhaps America’s most important ally – Israel. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his American counterpart called him on Wednesday. The ...

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Biden administration will keep U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

In a surprise move, the Biden administration will keep the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem. The announcement eases fears that the U.S. would abandon its most important ally in the Middle East. What’s ...

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Museum of the Bible works to return artifacts to rightful owners

Over 11,500 artifacts the Museum of the Bible had purchased are being returned to Iraq and Egypt. Steve Green, president of Hobby Lobby and chairman of the board for the Museum said ...

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To Christians who voted for Biden: Did you not see this coming?

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For the last four years, those of us who voted for Donald Trump and who identify as committed followers of Jesus have been asked incessantly, “How could you vote for him? If ...

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In last days, Trump administration honored City of David in Israel

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The Trump Administration paid tribute to the relationship between the United States and Israel during its final days in power. Last week, the United State officially recognized the ancient City of David ...

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Sudan signs historic Abraham Accords with U.S. and Israel

President Donald Trump has announced another historic peace deal involving an Arab nation and Israel. The government of Sudan on Wednesday announced it signed the Trump-brokered “Abraham Accords” with the U.S. and ...

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Netanyahu thanks Trump on anniversary of recognition of Jerusalem as capital

Israeli leaders are celebrating the third anniversary of the recognition of Jerusalem as its capital by the Trump Administration. “President Trump, exactly three years ago, you became the first world leader to ...

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Israel, Arab countries plan embassies

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Regardless of the outcome of the U.S. election, one legacy of the Trump administration is the historic success at Middle East peace. That was on display on Wednesday as U.S. Secretary of ...

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Up to 10 more nations expected to normalize relations with Israel, Trump annoucnces

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As many as 10 more nations will normalize relations with Israel after the election, President Donald Trump stated this week. “We have five, but really have probably nine or ten that are ...

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Major Auschwitz exhibition coming to Kansas City in 2021

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Recent surveys reveal that a disturbing number of Americans don’t believe the Holocaust happened. This makes a major exhibition about the Auschwitz death camp that will open in Kansas City next summer ...

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IN FOCUS: Arabs discover Israel is not the enemy

A growing number of Arabs, particularly those living in the Gulf, say they finally understand that Israel is not the enemy of the Muslims and Arabs. This change of heart manifested even ...

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Up to 9 more nations line up for peace with Israel

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It has been revealed up to nine more nations are seeking peace deals similar to those between Israel and the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. President Donald Trump made the announcement to reporters gathered for the historic ...

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Israel, Bahrain, UAE set to sign peace deals in White House

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History will be made today as the UAE and Bahrain appear with Israel at the White House to sign normalization agreements. The meeting will be attended by ambassadors from America’s major partners ...

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Historic: Trump announces Israel and Bahrain peace agreement

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Peace is breaking out across the Middle East, or so it would seem after a major development on Friday. President Donald Trump has announced details of a peace deal between Israel and Bahrain that ...

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Trump nominated for Nobel Peace prize for Middle East peace

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a respected member of Norway’s Parliament, said he submitted the nomination because of Trump’s tireless work in ...

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