Thursday, March 31, 2016

 

THE DOW WAS UP 83 POINTS WESNESDAY-YESTERDAY.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

HOARDING OF GOLD AND SILVER

JAMES 5:1-3
1 Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
3 Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.

REVELATION 18:10,17,19
10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.(IN 1 HR THE STOCK MARKETS WORLDWIDE WILL CRASH)
17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,
19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

EZEKIEL 7:19
19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed:(CONFISCATED) their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

LUKE 2:1-3
1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
2  (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
3  And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

REVELATION 13:16-18
16 And he(THE FALSE POPE WHO DEFECTED FROM THE CHRISTIAN FAITH) causeth all,(IN THE WORLD ) both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:(MICROCHIP IMPLANT)
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark,(MICROCHIP IMPLANT) or the name of the beast,(WORLD DICTATORS NAME INGRAVED ON YOUR SKIN OR TATTOOED ON YOU OR IN THE MICROCHIP IMPLANT) or the number of his name.(THE NUMBERS OF HIS NAME INGRAVED IN THE MICROCHIP IMLPLANT)-(ALL THESE WILL TELL THE WORLD DICTATOR THAT YOUR WITH HIM AND AGAINST KING JESUS-GOD)
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast:(WORLD LEADER) for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.(6-6-6) A NUMBER SYSTEM (6006006)OR(60020202006)(SOME KIND OF NUMBER IMPLANTED IN THE MICROCHIP THAT TELLS THE WORLD DICTATOR AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER THAT YOU GIVE YOUR TOTAL ALLIGIENCE TO HIM AND NOT JESUS)(ITS AN ETERNAL DECISION YOU MAKE)(YOU CHOOSE YOUR OWN DESTINY)(YOU TAKE THE DICTATORS NAME OR NUMBER UNDER YOUR SKIN,YOUR DOOMED TO THE LAKE OF FIRE AND TORMENTS FOREVER,NEVER ENDING MEANT ONLY FOR SATAN AND HIS ANGELS,NOT HUMAN BEINGS).OR YOU REFUSE THE MICROCHIP IMPLANT AND GO ON THE SIDE OF KING JESUS AND RULE FOREVER WITH HIM ON EARTH.YOU CHOOSE,ITS YOUR DECISION.

1 KINGS 10:13-14
13  And king Solomon gave unto the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned and went to her own country, she and her servants.
14  Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

GENESIS 49:16-17
16  Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.
17  Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

REVELATION 6:5-6
5 And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.(A DAYS WAGES FOR A LOAF OF BREAD)

DOCTOR DOCTORIAN FROM ANGEL OF GOD
then the angel said, Financial crisis will come to Asia. I will shake the world.

The Shemitah is coming true.Do people not get it? There is a economic crash every 7 years.
1980: Recession
1987: Stock market crash
1994: Bond market crash
2001: 9/11, dot com, recession
2008: Housing crash
2015: See if something will happen-The central banks will be the death of us. Get ready and embrace yourself for the economic collapse.

BANK RELATED INFORMATION
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UPDATE-MARCH 31,2016-12:00AM

DOW MARKET THURSDAY-MAR 31,2016
09:30AM-7.25
10:00AM-5.55
10:30AM-0.43-
11:00AM-25.55
11:30AM-20.31
12:00PM-35.77
12:30PM-36.33
01:00PM-2.61
01:30PM-5.25
02:00PM-10.20-
02:30PM-31.98-
03:00PM-40.98-
03:30PM-14.07-
04:00PM-31.57- 17,685.09 - S&P -4.21 2059.74 - NASDAQ +0.55 4869.85
HIGH +42 LOW -43
TSX -9.62 13,494.36 - GOLD $+6.51 $1,231.52 - OIL $-0.13 $38.19

EARTHQUAKES

EZEKIEL 37:7,11-14
7  So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.(POSSIBLE QUAKE BRINGS ISRAEL BACK TO LIFE-SO NOISE AND SHAKING-QUAKES WILL ALSO DESTROY ISRAELS ENEMIES)
11  Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
12  Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
13  And ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves,
14  And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD.

MATTHEW 24:7-8
7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

MARK 13:8
8 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:(ETHNIC GROUP AGAINST ETHNIC GROUP) and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.

LUKE 21:11
11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places,(DIFFERNT PLACES AT THE SAME TIME) and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

UPDATE-MARCH 31 2016-11:55PM

1 Day, Magnitude 2.5+ Worldwide
27 earthquakes - DownloadUpdated: 2016-03-31 23:59:36 UTCShowing event times using UTC27 earthquakes in map area

    3.0 3km W of Cobb, California 2016-03-31 23:49:02 UTC 1.7 km
    4.0 83km SSW of Nikolski, Alaska 2016-03-31 23:38:55 UTC 20.8 km
    3.0 11km NNW of Honoka'a, Hawaii 2016-03-31 23:27:55 UTC 14.4 km
    2.5 9km W of Cobb, California 2016-03-31 23:01:01 UTC 2.4 km
    4.3 6km ESE of Ceyhan, Turkey 2016-03-31 21:33:24 UTC 20.1 km
    3.5 9km NNE of Luther, Oklahoma 2016-03-31 21:31:29 UTC 3.8 km
    3.3 9km N of Luther, Oklahoma 2016-03-31 21:21:23 UTC 5.0 km
    5.1 71km NNW of Sinabang, Indonesia 2016-03-31 19:38:46 UTC 38.7 km
    4.7 137km NNW of Arawa, Papua New Guinea 2016-03-31 19:29:01 UTC 76.3 km
    4.5 136km NE of Tobelo, Indonesia 2016-03-31 19:25:41 UTC 220.9 km
    2.8 12km ESE of Middletown, California 2016-03-31 19:20:35 UTC 3.8 km
    3.0 25km W of Volcano, Hawaii 2016-03-31 18:19:42 UTC 10.0 km
    2.9 27km NNE of Valdez, Alaska 2016-03-31 16:30:57 UTC 25.4 km
    4.7 86km WSW of Katastarion, Greece 2016-03-31 15:38:37 UTC 16.1 km
    3.2 64km E of Whittier, Alaska 2016-03-31 13:20:07 UTC 18.0 km
    4.6 207km NE of Kuril'sk, Russia 2016-03-31 13:14:14 UTC 188.9 km
    2.9 51km SSW of Redoubt Volcano, Alaska 2016-03-31 12:54:54 UTC 119.6 km
    4.6 117km ENE of Dofa, Indonesia 2016-03-31 12:43:42 UTC 42.4 km
    4.7 190km ENE of Hachijo-jima, Japan 2016-03-31 12:38:15 UTC 10.0 km
    4.5 52km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska 2016-03-31 12:34:06 UTC 39.5 km
    5.4 159km SSW of Merizo Village, Guam 2016-03-31 12:30:30 UTC 10.0 km
    4.6 South of the Fiji Islands 2016-03-31 12:13:59 UTC 485.5 km
    3.4 32km E of Ridgemark, California 2016-03-31 10:41:52 UTC -0.6 km
    2.6 58km W of Big Lake, Alaska 2016-03-31 07:54:23 UTC 75.9 km
    5.0 41km ESE of Calama, Chile 2016-03-31 07:53:28 UTC 92.7 km
    2.8 10km NNE of East Foothills, California 2016-03-31 07:44:22 UTC 8.6 km
    4.4 50km WSW of Totoral, Bolivia 2016-03-31 07:17:19 UTC 240.5 km
    4.9 50km S of Farsan, Iran 2016-03-31 07:15:20 UTC 33.4 km
    4.2 23km ESE of Maizuru, Japan 2016-03-31 05:54:31 UTC 363.3 km
    2.5 20km NW of Hawthorne, Nevada 2016-03-31 04:39:37 UTC 13.0 km
    4.5 3km E of Tsukuba, Japan 2016-03-31 02:48:27 UTC 55.5 km
    2.5 103km ENE of Kodiak, Alaska 2016-03-31 02:05:18 UTC 14.2 km
    2.5 30km SW of Homer, Alaska 2016-03-31 01:41:40 UTC 40.8 km
    5.0 135km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea 2016-03-30 22:15:26 UTC 188.9 km

STOCK MARKET AND EARTHQUAKE NEWS
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IN FIRST,FEMALE PRISONERS IN RUSSIA GET JEWISH PRAYER SPACE.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

LUKE 21:28-29
28 And when these things begin to come to pass,(ALL THE PROPHECY SIGNS FROM THE BIBLE) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption (RAPTURE) draweth nigh.
29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree,(ISRAEL) and all the trees;(ALL INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES)
30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.(ISRAEL LITERALLY BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY JUST BEFORE SUMMER IN MAY 14,1948.)

JOEL 2:3,30
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)

ZECHARIAH 14:12-13
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)

EZEKIEL 20:47
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.

ZEPHANIAH 1:18
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.

MALACHI 4:1
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven;(FROM ATOMIC BOMBS) and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.ALL THIS LAND ISRAEL WILL DEFINATELY OWN IN THE FUTURE, ITS ISRAELS NOT ISHMAELS LAND.
12 TRIBES INHERIT LAND IN THE FUTURE

In first, female prisoners in Russia get Jewish prayer space-House of worship opened by Saint Petersberg chief rabbi and deputy head of federal prisons service-By JTA March 30, 2016, 9:13 pm-the times of israel

Rabbis in Saint Petersburg have opened Russia’s first prison Jewish prayer space for women.Inaugurated on Tuesday, the Jewish place of worship in the Number 2 Penal Colony of the Federal Penitentiary Service of Russia has a capacity of 20 worshipers, the Russian news website www.jewish.ru reported.Services in the space will be led by Rabbi Ifrah Abramov from Saint Petersburg.“Convicts of Jewish faith received with joy at the news about the opening of a prayer room in the colony,” he said.The opening ceremony was attended by the deputy head of the Federal Penitentiary Service, Valery Nikolaev, and the chief rabbi of Saint Petersburg, Menachem Mendel Pevzner, as well as Rabbi Aaron Gurevich, who works with prisoners across Russia.Elsewhere in Russia, many prisons for men have prayer spaces and synagogues.Berel Lazar, a chief rabbi of Russia affiliated with the Chabad-Lubavitch movement, visited the synagogue at eastern Moscow’s Butyrka Prison in December — previously a notorious penitentiary for dissidents of Russia’s Communist governments. The synagogue opened there two years ago and services 15 men, most of whom were jailed for nonviolent crimes.“Giving attention and religious services to people behind bars can have a much more profound effect on them than on other populations because these are people facing what is often the most difficult moments in their lives,” Lazar said after lighting Hanukkah candles there with prisoners.

Laptop found near terror suspects’ hideout held images of Belgian PM’s home-Officials request US authorities’ help to examine electronic devices seized in raids conducted after last week’s Brussels attacks-By Agencies March 30, 2016, 5:22 pm-the times of israel

An official linked to the investigation of the Brussels terror attacks said Wednesday that a laptop found near the hideout of the suspects in the March 22 airport bombing contained images of the prime minister’s official residence and office.The official, who asked not to be identified because the investigation was ongoing, said that at the moment there were “absolutely no” specific indications that Prime Minister Charles Michel was under threat from the attackers.He said the computer “was full of stuff” of many locations and information garnered from the Internet.The prime minister’s office has long been under special security review which been increased since the November 13 attacks in Paris.A total of 32 people were killed in coordinated suicide attacks that were claimed by the Islamic State group and which also hit Maalbeek metro station in central Brussels.On Monday, the Wall Street Journal reported that Belgian officials had requested of US authorities to help examine two laptops and several phones seized from suspects in raids since the attacks in Brussels.As Brussels struggles to get back on its feet, criticism of authorities’ handling of the case has mounted after the sole suspect charged over the attacks was freed on Monday for lack of evidence.Prosecutors had charged the suspect, known as Faycal C., with “terrorist murder” and were investigating whether he was the third airport attacker who fled after his bomb did not detonate.But the hunt is now back on for the so-called “man in the hat,” seen in CCTV footage next to the two suicide bombers at the airport.The inquiry into the attacks has been dogged by accusations that Belgium missed a series of leads in cracking down on a jihadist network linked to the Brussels bombings as well as the November 13 Paris attacks that killed 130 people.Adding to the storm, Brussels Mayor Yvan Mayeur said Tuesday that he regretted the release of the man identified by Belgian media as Faycal Cheffou, who claimed to be a freelance journalist.Hinting at suspicions that the man was a jihadist recruiter, Mayeur told French media: “There is a very thin line between an agitated radical and a radical recruiter, and in this case the judge probably didn’t want to cross that line.”The man’s lawyer Olivier Martins told RTBF television his client was let go because he had an alibi, based on telephone analysis, which showed he was at home at the time of the attacks.Under pressure at home and abroad over an apparent series of missed chances, the Belgian government has admitted mistakes were made.In the most damning revelation, Turkey has accused Belgium of ignoring warnings from Ankara after it deported airport suicide bomber Ibrahim El Bakraoui as a “terrorist fighter” last year, following his arrest near the Syrian border.Two senior Belgian ministers offered to resign last week after the Turkish link emerged, but Michel refused to accept their resignations.In a development sure to raise fresh questions about whether enough was done to prevent the carnage, a Dutch minister also revealed that the FBI shared information with the Netherlands about El Bakraoui and his brother Khalid — the metro bomber — six days before the attacks.Justice Minister Ard van der Steur said the report contained “notification of Ibrahim El Bakraoui and his brother Khalid’s criminal backgrounds and Khalid’s terrorist background.”The following day “the issue came up during bilateral contact between the Dutch and Belgian police,” said Van der Steur.Raids and arrests in Belgium, France and the Netherlands since the Brussels bombings have exposed a complex web of jihadist cells, underscoring the need for better European coordination in the fight against terrorism.Dutch prosecutors said Tuesday that a French suspect — arrested in Rotterdam over the weekend in connection with a foiled plot to attack France — intends to fight his extradition to France.

Trump says nuclear Saudi Arabia may be inevitable-GOP front-runner calls for US to consider allowing allies to acquire atomic weapons as defense against rogue states-By JTA March 30, 2016, 9:01 pm-the times of israel

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said nuclear proliferation, including in Saudi Arabia, may be inevitable.Speaking Tuesday on CNN, Trump said he opposed nuclear weapons proliferation, but it may be inevitable, in part because of the nuclear deal reached last year between Iran and six major powers led by the United States. The Obama administration maintains that the sanctions relief for nuclear rollback deal keeps nuclear weapons away from Iran and will stop proliferation.“Iran is going to have it within 10 years,” he said, apparently referring to nuclear weapons capability. “Iran is going to have it.”Trump and his rivals for the Republican nomination — Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Ohio Governor John Kasich — appeared separately Tuesday night in Milwaukee at town hall meetings broadcast by CNN ahead of Wisconsin’s April 5 primary.Trump said at some point the United States should consider allowing allies like Japan and South Korea to acquire nuclear weapons as a means of defense against nuclear rogue states such as Iran and North Korea.Asked whether he would tolerate a nuclear Saudi Arabia, if proliferation is inevitable, Trump said he might, although he also said he would not be happy about it.“It’s going to happen, anyway,” the real estate magnate said. “It’s going to happen anyway. It’s only a question of time.”Trump also explained why his daughter, Ivanka, who has converted to Judaism, named her son born days ago Theodore.“Theodore Roosevelt is somebody Jared and Ivanka have long studied and respected, and it’s Theodore James,” Trump said.Ivanka is married to Jared Kushner, who like her is the scion of a real estate family. “Tough, strong, and it’s Theodore James, and that’s what they really had in mind.”At his meeting, Kasich criticized President Barack Obama for aloofness when it came to US allies, citing Obama’s refusal last year to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when he spoke to Congress against the Iran deal, and his unwillingness to meet formally with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan this week in Washington.“The president of the United States — the first thing he did is he wouldn’t meet with our friend Netanyahu,” he said. “Now he’s snubbed another one. He’s snubbed a meeting with the president of Turkey. Do you know how important it is for to us have good relations with Turkey? They’re the gateway to the East.”The White House said Obama would meet informally with Erdogan on the sidelines of a nuclear security summit in Washington, DC.The Obama and Erdogan governments are at have been at odds recently over whether to support Kurds fighting the Islamic State in Syria.Separately, The Associated Press debunked an ad run in Wisconsin by a “super PAC” backing the presidential bid of Cruz alleging ties between Kasich and George Soros.Soros, a billionaire hedge fund manager, is despised on the right because of his backing for liberal groups, including the liberal pro-Israel group J Street.AP found that two investors who have had business relationships with Soros have backed Kasich, but that the investors have long contributed to Republicans and do not have political affiliations with Soros.Trusted Leadership, the political action committee backing Cruz, says in the ads that Kasich is backed by “hundreds of thousands of dollars from George Soros.”

Lufthansa to pay $1,400 in damages for forgetting kosher meal-Brazilian Jew claimed ‘moral damage’ after being forced to fast on 14-hour flight from Sao Paulo to Zurich-By JTA March 30, 2016, 7:43 pm-the times of israel

RIO DE JANEIRO – The German airline Lufthansa was ordered to pay nearly $1,400 for “moral damage” to a Brazilian Jewish passenger for not serving the kosher meal he had requested when booking his round-trip ticket between Sao Paulo and Zurich.Isaac Kopfler, who was awarded the damages by a court in Sao Paulo on Monday, said he had to fast during the 14-hour flight between Switzerland and Brazil on March 21, 2012. His initial lawsuit requested about $5,000 in refunds and damages.“The passenger has the right to receive what he paid for. It is a consumer relationship and, unlike what the airline claims, the nonexistence of kosher food, despite having been requested in advance, is not an accessory matter,” according to the court decision. The kosher meal “is of great importance and is based on religious principles,” it said.In a letter to the Exame news portal this week, Lufthansa apologized and committed to pay the damages.Lufthansa said the flight was operated by SwissAir, which belongs to the Lufthansa Group, and the “technical problem” is uncommon. The food reportedly did not board the airplane with the catering service and therefore was not served. Other alternatives would have been offered to the passenger, who may be contacted to receive further compensation in mileage, according to the airline.Brazil is home to some 120,000 Jews, half of whom live in Sao Paulo.

Garland holds first meeting with GOP Illinois senator-Mark Kirk’s 20-minute session with Supreme Court nominee provides Democrats with visual image to pressure other Republicans-By Alan Fram March 30, 2016, 8:37 pm-the times of israel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Mark Kirk on Tuesday became the first Republican senator to meet with Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland, criticizing GOP leaders’ refusal to hold confirmation hearings or a vote on the longtime federal judge and praising him as “one of the most eminent jurists in the country.”There was no sign the session would erode Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s insistence on leaving the vacancy unfilled until President Barack Obama’s replacement names a selection after the November elections. Even so, Kirk’s 20-minute session with Garland provided Democrats with a visual image — and words — that they hope will pressure other Republican senators to end their blockade.“I think when you just say I’m not going to meet with him and all, that’s too closed-minded,” Kirk told reporters, all but explicitly rebuking McConnell, R-Ky.Kirk, who represents Democratic-leaning Illinois, is perhaps the most imperiled Senate Republican facing re-election in November. And when it comes to the battle over Obama’s pick to fill the court vacancy, Kirk has been one of the earliest and most outspoken outliers.He’s one of just three Senate Republicans to say the Senate Judiciary Committee should hold hearings on Garland. And he’s one of two GOP senators — along with Susan Collins, R-Maine — to say the full chamber should vote on the nominee, saying Tuesday he would “obviously” consider voting for him.The death last month of conservative justice Antonin Scalia created the court opening, and Obama is pressing to make his third appointment to the court.“By leading by example, I’m showing what a rational, responsible guy would do that really wants the constitutional process to go forward,” Kirk said.Kirk had an additional incentive to be hospitable to Garland: The longtime federal judge and former prosecutor is originally from Chicago.Matt McGrath, deputy campaign manager for Kirk’s November opponent, Rep. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., said the Republican had done “the bare minimum” by meeting with Garland, and said Kirk should pressure McConnell to relent.Earlier Tuesday, Collins explained the basis for her desire to see the Senate begin considering Garland’s nomination by telling Maine’s WGAN radio, “The first thing I did is I read the Constitution.”Collins said there was “no basis” for flatly refusing to consider any Obama pick, as McConnell did, and conceded, “Obviously the leader is not real happy with me.” Arguing that a newly elected Democratic president might choose a nominee more liberal than Garland, she said of McConnell, “I’m a bit perplexed by his position.”McConnell spokesman Donald Stewart declined to comment on Kirk’s and Collins’ remarks.Underscoring the stakes in the nomination fight, Kirk’s meeting with Garland occurred the same day that on a 4-4 tie, the eight-strong Supreme Court handed liberals a major victory. That vote upheld a lower court ruling allowing a government employees union to collect dues from non-members, a fight they all but certainly would have lost were Scalia still a justice.That ruling prompted Carrie Severino, chief counsel for the Judicial Crisis Network, to warn that confirmation of Garland would create “a new liberal majority that will dominate the court’s decisions for a generation.”Democrats have insisted that the Senate go through the regular confirmation process for Garland, currently chief judge of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. With most public opinion polls showing majorities favoring Senate action on Garland, Democrats’ goal is to force GOP senators to buckle under pressure or make some facing re-election this fall pay the price on Election Day.At least 14 Senate Republicans have said they’d be willing to meet with Garland, though many have said they would tell him that he won’t get a vote.Earlier this month, Kirk said on a Chicago radio program that the Senate should “man up and cast a vote.”Garland has met with seven Democratic senators and plans to meet Wednesday with two more, Al Franken of Minnesota and Kirsten Gillibrand of New York.

In wake of tragedy, a Passover seder in Nepal offers respite-A year after a devastating earthquake that killed thousands, Chabad aims to bring together Jews in Kathmandu to commemorate and celebrate-By Cnaan Liphshiz March 30, 2016, 8:41 pm-the times of israel

JTA — When the ground started to shake beneath Rabbi Chezki Lifshitz’s feet, he was praying near a doorway at the Chabad House of Kathmandu, where he lives with his wife, Chani, and their six children.Lifshitz, 42, an energetic redhead who was born in Israel, has served as the Chabad-Lubavitch movement’s first permanent envoy to Nepal since 2000, when he and Chani opened the Chabad House in the earthquake-prone nation’s capital. Since then he has lived in expectation of tremors.But nothing could have prepared him for the 30 seconds of violent shaking on April 25 of last year, which was so powerful it shifted the whole of Kathmandu 10 feet southward. The city was devastated and some 9,000 people throughout the small, mountainous country were killed.In the days following the quake, Lifshitz conducted dozens of airborne rescue operations while his wife, staff and volunteers followed a contingency plan they had spent years preparing. The plan included building a cache of supplies (food and purified water, medical supplies, gasoline for the power generators) and setting up a network of emergency service providers, such as helicopter pilots and chauffeurs, who could be counted on in times of crisis.Last year, the Chabad House was transformed into an island of safety for hundreds of Israelis who were in the country, along with dozens of locals and tourists from around the world — Jews and non-Jews.‘A feast believed to be the world’s largest seder’-Now, in a country that even before the quake was ranked as Asia’s second poorest, the Lifshitzes are preparing to kick off a massive annual production that is among the highlights of their mission in Nepal: a feast believed to be the world’s largest seder, which attracts some 1,500 Israeli and Jewish backpackers each year.The event in Kathmandu comprises three, sometimes four, simultaneous seders — two in Hebrew, the rest in English. Some years, as is the plan for this Passover near the end of April, the venue is the 8,000-square-foot Chabad House compound – a heavily guarded fortress in the city’s touristic Thamel district. In other years the feast is hosted at a hotel, often the Radisson, whose kitchen is especially kosherized for the event.Two weeks ahead of the seder, Thamel’s guesthouses fill up with many hundreds of Israelis, mostly 20-something backpackers who have recently finished their army service. They’re drawn to Nepal in the spring, as it’s one of the best season for trekking in the Himalayas.At the seder, they are joined by a diverse melange of Israelis and Jews, including middle-aged hikers on unusual honeymoons and “homesick” drifters from India and Thailand – some on spiritual journeys, others on a different kind of trip. Sporting dreadlocks, bindis and Teva sandals, they descend on Thamel’s shops to buy the traditional Kathmandu seder uniform: white cotton shirts and loose-fitting salwar pants, though nothing stays white for long in the city’s thick smog, said Keren Singer, an Israeli participant in the 2012 seder.An interior designer in her 30s, Singer and her architect husband, Daniel, were in Nepal on a trip around the world that year. Both non-observant Jews, they had planned an intimate seder with four other friends — Singer said she was looking forward to cooking and to “get away from the Israeli crowd” they had met in tourist destinations across Nepal and India.But they went for the Chabad option “out of a desire to have a proper seder and because we didn’t have time to organize our own,” she said. Before the event, Singer joined dozens of other Israelis who each year volunteer to help prepare the event.“Being away from home for so long brought us closer to anything reminiscent of it,” she recalled.For the Lifshitzes, the Passover preparations are somewhat more demanding. Immediately after one seder they start fundraising for the next, as each meal costs north of $60,000. And while Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters provides much of the funding, the Lifshitzes still strive to collect as much as possible from private donors. It’s a struggle in a country lacking the kind of local philanthropists that bankroll Chabad activities elsewhere in the world.Four months before the big night, the Lifshitzes and their helpers kick off logistical efforts that include transporting into Nepal some 800 pounds of matzah, 2,000 kosher wine bottles and thousands of tins of fish. They also organize a schechitah, a kosher slaughter, of hundreds of fowl and some beef.The process is always challenging in a corrupt nation with a bad transportation system, but this year has been extra difficult because of the post-earthquake chaos, Lifshitz said.Describing Nepal as a “beautiful and uniquely spiritual,” Lifshitz also said that “misery here is enormous,” with “whole villages wiped off the map.”While some roads are blocked because of the earthquake, others are targeted by road thieves. The combination has complicated and delayed the process of shipping this year’s Passover necessities to Nepal from neighboring India.“We just had to begin earlier than usual,” Lifshitz said of the preparationsIn addition to readying for the event, the rabbi and his staff are helping rebuild a village that was destroyed during the earthquake.Another hurdle is Nepal’s gas shortage – the worst in recent history. The Lifshitzes had planned to offer a cold seder dinner — a major downgrade from previous years — because of the lack of fuel.However, the couple acquired enough butane to ensure warm meals. Lifshitz declined to specify how he managed it beyond saying that Chabad “still has some friends.”With Nepal’s already poor infrastructure in shambles, the tourist traffic to Nepal last fall – the other popular trekking season — was significantly lower than the previous year. So the Lifshitzes expect fewer guests this seder.But the event is on, as are the two other (and far smaller) seders being organized by the Lifshitzes in Nepal: in Pokhara, a city near the capital that is a point of departure for the famous Anapurna trail, and Manang, a trekkers’ hub at an altitude of 11,545 feet. According to the Chabad-Lubavitch World Headquarters, it is the world’s tallest.“Every seder in the world has four children,” Lifshitz said in reference to a passage in the Haggadah, the text that sets forth the Passover seder, that explores four attitudes to Judaism. “In Nepal, we have seders for the fifth child: the one who’s never home for seder.”

 

JUNKER - TURKEY CAN'T SHUT UP THE EUROPEAN UNION MEDIA.ROB FORDS FUNERAL WEDNESDAY.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

He's the mayor of heaven now:' Rob Ford eulogized as man of the people-[The Canadian Press]-Colin Perkel and Diana Mehta, The Canadian Press-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

TORONTO - Rob Ford, Canada's best-known former mayor, was eulogized Wednesday as a consummate politician and loving father whose serious personal failings garnered international notoriety but only passing mention on a day devoted to saying a final goodbye to him.In a packed downtown cathedral, family, dignitaries and members of the public paid their respects to the leader of "Ford Nation," who captured as much attention in death as he did in life."He's the mayor of heaven now," Ford's daughter Stephanie, 10, told the service as her younger brother Dougie stood by her side. "He helped a lot of people. He was also an amazing dad."Ford, a loved-or-loathed larger-than-life politician, became a certified celebrity in light of his admitted crack cocaine use, alcohol abuse, lewd comments and at times outrageous behaviour that transformed his mayoral office into an unprecedented spectacle.It was left to Rev. Andrew Asbil, rector of St. James cathedral, to note the improbable heights of both adulation and infamy that Ford scaled as mayor."You and I, no matter how hard we try, will never have the same notoriety nor popularity nor household fame as Rob Ford," Asbil said in his homily."Very few of us in this room know what it's like to carry the burden of living your failings and your weaknesses in such a public way as Rob Ford. And — this is important — very few of us will know what it's like to experience the love and admiration of so many for the work that we do in the same way as Rob did."Ford, whose clarion call was "time to stop the gravy train," died last week at age 46, 18 months after a cancer diagnosis scuttled his bid for a second term as mayor, although he easily won election as a councillor in his west-end ward.For two days this week, he was granted the rare honour of lying in repose at city hall, where thousands filed past his Toronto-flag-draped casket.On Wednesday, a procession saw him leave city hall one last time for St. James, where scores who were unable to get inside waited patiently on the lawns.Evelyn Cappelli, among those who made it into the service, called Ford "a man for the people.""He told the truth — a lot of people do not like to hear the truth — but he was just a great guy," Cappelli said. "Unfortunately the press sort of did him in by all that adverse publicity but, on the other hand, the press did him a favour: He got all that free publicity."Former Ontario premier Mike Harris called Ford, mayor from 2010 to 2014, a city hall "breath of fresh air," while his brother, Doug Ford, highlighted how his untimely death had brought people of different views together."Today, we're putting our political differences aside: We're here for the Rob Ford party, the party of the people," Doug Ford said. "Rob, I'm going to miss you like crazy but don't worry: Ford Nation will continue."Earlier, cheers rose from the crowds when Ford's wife, Renata, blew kisses to the masses as her husband's casket was lifted into a hearse outside city hall. Family members — some sobbing quietly — stood nearby.Along the procession route, some in the crowd sporadically broke into song, while others waved "Ford Nation" flags or chanted "mayor for life."Heather Hogben-Bruce, who attended the cathedral service that preceded a private funeral, called Ford a "very loved" man."He has done a lot for the people of Toronto, especially the little people. He was the people's mayor," she said. "Nobody's perfect and I think he's an incredible man."Ford's family planned a Wednesday evening celebration at a west-end hall that has been the site of huge Ford rallies in the past.

Rob Ford funeral: 'Ford Nation will continue,' brother says in eulogy-[CBC]-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

Rob Ford's brother Doug reassured the former Toronto mayor's supporters Wednesday that they will not be forgotten, as he delivered an emotional eulogy to a packed downtown church filled with supporters, family members and politicians."Rob, I'm going to miss you like crazy, I love you more than anything in the world," Doug Ford said as he stood beside his brother's casket, which was draped in the city's flag. "And don't worry, Ford Nation will continue — continue respecting the taxpayers."Hundreds of supporters joined the Ford family in walking the short journey along King Street from city hall to St. James Cathedral in downtown Toronto.The city councillor and former mayor died of cancer last week at the age of 46. "Rob truly believed he was the mayor of Canada, not the mayor of Toronto," Ford said. He began his address with a message for his brother's wife, Renata, and her children, Stephanie, 10, and Dougie, 8. "Stephanie and Dougie, you'll always be taken care of, you'll always be loved and you have thousands of people that are going to love you and take care of you and Renata," he said."I know my dad is in a better place now. He's the mayor of heaven now," Stephanie later told those gathered, with her mother and brother standing beside her. "I remember at the hospital, he smiled at me and he said, 'Stephanie, I might not be here for too much longer,'" she said. "He said, 'I want you to remember that I always love you."'Former Ontario premier Mike Harris was the first to speak at the funeral service. "What a breath of fresh air he was at city hall," he said. "We're going to miss him."The cathedral was briefly filled with sounds of laughter as people shared anecdotes. Doug Ford recalled a time when his brother delivered a sandwich to a constituent's home late at night, and called it "classic Rob Ford."Clinton Leonard, a former player on the Don Bosco Eagles high school football team, also joked that Rob Ford, their former coach, would hide in the bushes to make sure they didn't make mistakes. "Coach was always about family and jelling as a unit," he said. "No one wanted to get that face red, so we behaved."The burial service for Rob Ford is a private event, but members of the Ford family will host a public celebration of his life at the Toronto Congress Centre between 6:30 and 9 p.m.Mourners gathered outside city hall early on Wednesday morning. Since Monday, Ford's body has been lying in repose in the city hall rotunda, where family members have been receiving dignitaries and members of the public who wanted to pay their final respects. A long list of local politicians and dignitaries, including Toronto Mayor John Tory, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Lt.-Gov. Elizabeth Dowdeswell attended the funeral. A number of MPs, MPPs, and senators along with former mayors David Miller, Mel Lastman and John Sewell also came to pay their respects, along with police Chief Mark Saunders. Former Mississauga mayor Hazel McCallion, who often butted heads with Ford, also attended the funeral.The family invited members of the public to attend the funeral and join them in the walk to St. James Cathedral.Renata Ford arrived at city hall with her children and blew kisses to the crowd of supporters gathered outside.

WORLD POWERS IN THE LAST DAYS (END OF AGE OF GRACE NOT THE WORLD)

EUROPEAN UNION-KING OF WEST-DAN 9:26-27,DAN 7:23-24,DAN 11:40,REV 13:1-10
EGYPT-KING OF THE SOUTH-DAN 11:40
RUSSIA-KING OF THE NORTH-EZEK 38:1-2,EZEK 39:1-3
CHINA-KING OF THE EAST-DAN 11:44,REV 9:16,18
VATICAN-RELIGIOUS LEADER-REV 13:11-18,REV 17:4-5,9,18

WORLD TERRORISM

GENESIS 6:11-13
11 The earth also was corrupt before God, and the earth was filled with violence.(WORLD TERRORISM,MURDERS)(HAMAS IN HEBREW IS VIOLENCE)
12 And God looked upon the earth, and, behold, it was corrupt; for all flesh had corrupted his way upon the earth.
13 And God said unto Noah, The end of all flesh is come before me; for the earth is filled with violence (TERRORISM)(HAMAS) through them; and, behold, I will destroy them with the earth.

GENESIS 16:11-12
11 And the angel of the LORD said unto her,(HAGAR) Behold, thou art with child, and shalt bear a son, and shalt call his name Ishmael;(FATHER OF THE ARAB/MUSLIMS) because the LORD hath heard thy affliction.
12 And he (ISHMAEL-FATHER OF THE ARAB-MUSLIMS) will be a wild (DONKEY-JACKASS) man;(ISLAM IS A FAKE AND DANGEROUS SEX FOR MURDER CULT) his hand will be against every man,(ISLAM HATES EVERYONE) and every man's hand against him;(PROTECTING THEMSELVES FROM BEING BEHEADED) and he (ISHMAEL ARAB/MUSLIM) shall dwell in the presence of all his brethren.(LITERAL-THE ARABS LIVE WITH THEIR BRETHERN JEWS)

ISAIAH 14:12-14
12  How art thou fallen from heaven, O Lucifer,(SATAN) son of the morning!(HEBREW-CRECENT MOON-ISLAM) how art thou cut down to the ground, which didst weaken the nations!
13  For thou hast said in thine heart, I will ascend into heaven, I will exalt my throne above the stars of God: I will sit also upon the mount of the congregation, in the sides of the north:
14  I (SATAN HAS EYE TROUBLES) will ascend above the heights of the clouds; I will be like the most High.(AND 1/3RD OF THE ANGELS OF HEAVEN FELL WITH SATAN AND BECAME DEMONS)

JOHN 16:2
2 They shall put you out of the synagogues: yea, the time cometh, that whosoever killeth you will think that he doeth God service.(ISLAM MURDERS IN THE NAME OF MOON GOD ALLAH OF ISLAM)

McCallum pledges Canada will expand and help export refugee programs-[The Canadian Press]-Stephanie Levitz, The Canadian Press-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

OTTAWA - The Liberals are committing to finding new ways to get Syrian refugees to Canada and into other countries as the United Nations seeks nearly half a million spaces for Syrians by the end of 2018.But Canada did not directly pledge any more spaces at a high-level conference in Geneva on Wednesday devoted to finding new solutions for the refugee crisis.That will come later this year, when the Liberal government intends to unveil a new approach to immigration, moving away from setting levels for a single year in favour of a plan that will cover 2017-2019."We will continue to pursue solutions to ensure the humanitarian treatment and resettlement of Syrian refugees," Immigration Minister John McCallum told the conference, which included the United Nations secretary general, the high commissioner for refugees and representatives of over 90 countries.The conference resulted in about 6,000 more spots opening up for Syrians over the coming years, bringing the current total to 185,000 worldwide.UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi framed it as a "start," saying he was also he was encouraged by commitments to open up what's referred to as other pathways for legal migration for refugees, such as expanded family reunification programs, labour or study opportunities.Canada pledged to explore one of those routes — expanding an existing program that brings refugees in as post-secondary students, so they can continue their education and perhaps settle here.World University Service of Canada, which runs the program, says this year they are bringing in over 80 Syrians to study."Opportunities for higher education are few and far between for refugees, but such opportunities can play a pivotal role in advancing resettlement and integration efforts," Chris Eaton, executive director of WUSC said in a statement.McCallum said Canada also wants the private sector more engaged in helping Syrians integrate. He said Canada will provide technical training and support to other countries to help them establish programs that will open up more spaces for the estimated 4.2 million Syrians fleeing the five-year-old civil war.In an interview with The Canadian Press ahead of his speech, McCallum said Canada also wants to wants to work with other countries to find a way to get more people out of Syria.Syrians still inside the country cannot be registered as refugees. The only way they can legally get out is through family reunification or economic immigration programs.Reaching them would require working with the International Organization for Migration, in places where it is active inside Syria, as well as the co-operation of the Syrian government."Where they work tends to be where the Assad government is in control," McCallum acknowledged, but said there is precedent for such a program in the Vietnamese refugee resettlement efforts of the late 1970s and early 1980s.After Geneva, McCallum headed for Germany, one of only a handful of countries in the world with a private sponsorship system like Canada's.The UN says Germany has offered just over 41,000 spaces for Syrians in total since 2013. Meanwhile, over 160,000 Syrians made formal claims for asylum there last year. Canada has offered just over 38,000 spaces for Syrian refugees since 2013; 581 Syrian sought asylum here last year.As of March 28, 26,207 Syrian refugees had arrived in Canada since November.Only Canada, Germany and Norway have taken their "fair share" of Syrian refugees, Oxfam said Wednesday, a determination calculated by measuring the commitment to resettlement or other forms of humanitarian admissions against a country's economy.Follow @StephanieLevitz on Twitter

Belgian airport to resume flights By Andrew Rettman-EUOBSERVER-MAR 30,16

BRUSSELS, Today, 09:29-Belgium’s national airport plans to resume its first flights on Thursday (31 March) since the 22 March attacks, but its CEO has warned that it will take “months” to get back to normal operations.Arnaud Feist, the airport director, told Belgian media in a series of interviews published on Wednesday that it would reopen with a capacity of 800 to 1,000 passengers per hour instead of the usual 5,000 per hour.He said preferential treatment would be given to flights inside the EU’s Schengen passport-free zone and to Africa, with Brussels Airlines, the national carrier, to take up most of the initial availability.He noted that the airport had installed a temporary structure, using prefabricated units, to cover up the damage.He said luggage would have to be transported from the departures hall by hand for the time being and that it was still unclear if the car parks, where up to 700 vehicles remain stranded after last week’s attacks, would reopen.“Although the structure of the [departures] building is intact, it will all have to be rebuilt, from the air conditioning to the check-in desks,” he said.“We must be sure that it is technically running well and that everything can proceed safely for both passengers and staff. Only if the government gives the green light, we start [operations]."Afterwards, we go step by step, as parts of the damaged terminal can be returned to service, increasing our capacity. But that will be a process of months.”He said Belgian firms had showed “huge solidarity”, with one offering to replace damaged windows for free and with another offering free food to airport staff.Feist added that in the long term the airport wouldn’t suffer loss of business.“I have not heard any airline that does not want to come here [any more],” he said.Bernard Gustin, the head of Brussels Airlines, said in a separate interview with Belgian daily L’Echo that his company had lost €5 million a day since the airport closed.He said the first flights might be empty but would have “symbolic” value and that he expected the planes to fill up quickly.Belgian authorities said on Tuesday that 32 people had died in the attacks, when two suicide bombers detonated explosives at the airport and a third man blew himself up in a metro station in the city’s EU district.It had earlier said the death toll was 35, but then revised its figures. It said 96 people were still in hospital, about a third of whom were being treated for burns injuries.At least 16 out of the 32 deceased were Belgian nationals. The three suicide attackers are not being counted among the victims.A third target may have been the Belgian PM’s office, on the Rue de la Loi near to the US embassy to the EU, Belgian police said, referring to data found in a computer which had been abandoned by one of the attackers.The Brussels metro system is also running at below full capacity, with trains operating between 7AM and 7PM and stopping at 39 out of the system’s 69 stations only.The performance of Belgium’s security services and EU security cooperation more broadly have come under scrutiny since the attacks.In the latest twist, Belgian authorities on Tuesday released a terrorist suspect, named in Belgian media as Faycal Cheffou, for lack of evidence.Dutch authorities also confirmed that the US law enforcement agency, the FBI, had warned them that Belgian authorities were seeking the arrest of Ibrahim El Bakraoui and Khalid El Bakraoui - two brothers who carried out suicide attacks in Brussels - less than one week prior to the blast.Turkey had deported Ibrahim El Bakraoui to The Netherlands last July amid warnings that he might constitute a terrorist threat. But Dutch airport authorities let him go because he wasn’t on an official blacklist.Koen Geens, Belgium’s justice minister, who last week offered his resignation, defended police and intelligence services in a Belgian parliament debate on Tuesday.He said: “Stop repeating that we were guility of gross failures. It’s out of place given what we managed to deliver.”He also urged Belgium’s regions to stop infighting after Yvan Mayeur, the left-wing and French-speaking mayor of Brussels, accused the interior minister, Jan Jambon, a Flemish nationalist, of not doing enough to stop Flemish skinheads from disrupting a memorial service in Brussels at the weekend.“It is not the image of Brussels that has been tainted by Sunday’s events ... it is Flanders that has come to taint Brussels with its extremists,” Mayeur said.

Juncker says Erdogan can't silence EU media By Andrew Rettman-MAR 30,16-EUOBSERVER

BRUSSELS, Today, 17:24-The European Comission joined Berlin on Wednesday (30 March) in rejecting Turkey’s appeal to quash a song which makes fun of president Recep Tayyip Erdogan.Mina Andreeva, a spokeswoman for commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker, told press in Brussels that Turkey’s request for German authorities to order the song off the air is out of touch with EU norms."This move doesn't seem to be in line with upholding the freedom of the press and freedom of expression, which are values the EU cherishes a lot,” she said.“[Juncker] believes this moves Turkey further from the EU rather than closer to us.”She added that the EU “appreciates” Turkey's agreement to take back irregular migrants from Greece.But she noted that the EU-Turkey statement which governs the migrant deal says the EU offer to open new parts of Turkey’s accession talks is “without prejudice to member states' positions in accordance with the existing rules.”The two-minute long German song, which mocks Erdogan on corruption and authoritarianism, had 3 million hits on YouTube as of Wednesday.It had earlier been shown on 17 March by German public broadcaster NDR, prompting Ankara to call in Germany’s ambassador to ask him to take the song off the air.But the German foreign ministry refused to do it, adding in a statement that: “Protection of basic freedoms, including freedom of the press and speech are important commodities that we must all protect together.”-Press crackdown-Erdogan’s attempt to silence satire in the EU comes amid a protracted crackdown on press freedom at home.On 25 March it began the trial, behind closed doors, of two well-known journalists - Can Dundar and Erdem Gul - who face multiple life sentences for exposing Turkish arms shipments to Syria rebel groups.EU and US diplomats attended the first day of the trial, also prompting Turkish complaints.Earlier this month Turkey sentenced Bulent Kenes, the founding editor of Zaman, an opposition newspaper, to 21 months in prison for “insulting” Erdogan.It also seized and shut down Zaman itself.Erdogan arrived in the US for a nuclear non-proliferation summit on Wednesday, but his visit was also marred by protocol and communications disputes.The White House snubbed him by declining to call an official meeting with US president Barack Obama.-#WeLoveErdogan-Pro-Erdogan Turkish media accused the US-based firm Twitter of suppressing a hashtag - “#WeLoveErdogan” - which had been trending ahead of his visit but which suddenly vanished.Bystanders also filmed Erdogan security staff jeering and yelling next to anti-Erdogan protesters in the US capital in what appeared to be an attempt to drown out the protesters’ slogans.The EU-Turkey migrant deal is supposed to enter into life on 4 April, when Greece is to start sending back people who crossed the Aegean to Turkey.Andreeva said Greece is expected to pass a law "in the next few days" to allow foreign judges to handle asylum claims on its territory.EU states have promised to lend Greece 34 judges to help process migrants' appeals against being sent back to Turkey.Andreeva said the appeals cases will be "expedited" as fast as possible, but will follow "due process" and will respect the fact that "some cases are more complex than others."Turkish diplomats have declined to comment on the press crackdown in Turkey. But they say that Turkey will be more open to EU criticism after the accession process gets moving again.

EU 'welcomes' Israeli settler exports By Andrew Rettman-EUOBSERVER

BRUSSELS, 29. Mar, 09:26-Europe welcomes exports produced by Jewish settlers on occupied Palestinian land, the EU’s envoy to Israel has said, while insisting that the best way to stop boycotts would be to make peace between Israel and Palestine.Lars Faaberg-Anderson made the remark at an event in Jerusalem on Monday (28 March) where speakers were criticising the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) movement - a Palestinian-led international campaign to stigmatise Israel’s occupation of Palestine.The EU recently tightened up rules on grants and trade perks for settler firms as well as on retail labels for settler-made food, wine, and cosmetics.Faaberg-Anderson said, according to Israeli media: “The settlements are not part of Israel, and for that reason products from the settlements, although they are welcomed in the European market, they are not given the same preferential treatment.”He added: “The EU is against BDS. Our policy is totally the opposite - one of engagement with Israel, and we have a long track record to prove it.”He said the BDS movement has had a “marginal” impact on Israel.“The most effective antidote to BDS is to solve the Palestinian issue. If it were solved, there would be no BDS movement. It would shrink into virtually nothing,” he added.EU states last week also tried to defeat a project to create a UN list of companies that profit from settlements.The UNHCR, the UN’s human rights body, went ahead anyway after the project was approved by a large majority of member states, including China, Russia and Switzerland, as well as African, Arab and Latin American countries.It means the Geneva-based body will “produce a database of all business enterprises involved in the [settlement] activities … to be updated annually”.All eight EU members who currently sit on the UNHCR - Belgium, France, Germany, Latvia, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, and the UK - had abstained.EU-aligned members - Albania, Georgia, and Macedonia - also abstained.The list passed despite the fact the British and Dutch ambassadors spoke out against the idea at the UNHCR meeting last Thursday. The British envoy said it would be “damaging” to the peace process, according to Israeli daily Haaretz.However, EU states were less united on a separate UNHCR resolution, which endorsed a preliminary investigation into the 2014 war in Gaza by the International Criminal Court in The Hague.Belgium, France, Portugal and Slovenia voted Yes to the text, while the other four EU members abstained.Mahmoud Nawajaa, a spokesman for the BDS movement, said in a statement that Faaberg-Anderson’s remarks on Monday meant the EU was “complicit in Israel’s serious violations of international law”.Nawajaa was also angry the EU diplomat had agreed to sit on the same panel as Dani Dayan, a hard-right Israeli politician-But the EU envoy told journalists at the anti-BDS conference: “I’m totally undeterred by allegations against me.”The event, which was organised by Israeli media Ynet and Yediot Ahronoth, also heard from the US envoy to Israel Daniel Shapiro, who echoed his EU counterpart.“One of our most effective tools to defeat boycotts and de-legitimisation is the presentation of a political process, negotiations or some political horizon that gives hope for a two-states-for-two-peoples resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” Shapiro said.The BDS movement recently claimed that a decision by British private security firm G4S to sell off assets in Israel was due to its campaign, but the firm denies this.Dutch and Norwegian pension funds as well as French water-management and telecommunications firms have also divested Israeli assets in recent years.Israeli settler exports to the EU are worth less than 1 percent of bilateral trade.The EU institutions have indicated they will not prosecute countries that ignore the retail labels regime, even though it is grounded in binding EU consumer protection laws.

Ghomeshi's lawyer Marie Henein rejects suggestions she betrayed women-[The Canadian Press]-The Canadian Press-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

TORONTO - Jian Ghomeshi’s lawyer says she was just doing her job in representing the former CBC radio star in a high-profile sexual assault case, and that she was thrilled with the result.Marie Henein spoke with Peter Mansbridge on CBC’s The National on Tuesday night in her first interview since Ghomeshi was acquitted of sexual assault charges in Toronto last Thursday.Henein said it was the right result, and rejected accusations that she betrayed women by defending Ghomeshi.She said female judges are not traitors when they acquit in sexual assault cases, nor supporters of women when they convict. Henein says they are just doing their jobs and that’s what she does.Ghomeshi had pleaded not guilty to assaults alleged to have happened against three women from 2002 to 2003. There were protests after his acquittal and accusations that it was the three women who made the complaints against him who were put on trial.Henein would not discuss specifics of the case because there is a 30-day window in which an appeal could be filed.“I think justice was served,” Henein said.“I think it is pretty significant that in one of the highest profile cases, in one of the cases where everybody had an opinion … that you knew, that you could walk into court and that there would be an impartial person that would decide on the evidence that is heard.”

Volcanic ash from Alaska halts 3 WestJet flights out of Regina-[CBC]-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

Dozens of travellers had to be rebooked on new flights out of the Regina International Airport early Wednesday.Volcanic ash in the upper atmosphere forced WestJet to cancel some morning flights heading to Edmonton, Calgary and Toronto.The ash cloud that's moving across North America right now — thanks to a volcano in Alaska — can cause real problems for jet engines, prompting the airline to cancel the flights.The airline also cancelled at least one flight from Calgary to Regina yesterday afternoon, rebooking passengers on a flight Wednesday morning.A WestJet spokesperson said the passengers from the three cancelled flights had been transferred onto extra flights the airline will bring in to Regina today in the afternoon and evening.- An Air Canada spokeswoman said all flights have been operating normally out of Regina for the past 24 hours.She said that "with the volcano situation, we are indeed monitoring it closely, and will adjust flight paths as required. At this time, we have determined there is no impact to our operations at YQR."Travellers should check with their airlines before heading out today to ensure all flights are leaving as scheduled.

Mexico City temporarily restricts all cars after smog alert-[The Canadian Press]-Peter Orsi, The Associated Press-March 30, 2016-YAHOONEWS

MEXICO CITY - Metropolitan authorities on Wednesday temporarily ordered all cars to remain idle one day a week in response to this notoriously smoggy capital's worst air-quality crisis in over a decade.Until now vehicles have been exempt from Mexico City's "no circulation" rules if owners obtain a holographic sticker from a smog-check centre certifying them as lower-emission.But the Environmental Commission of the Megalopolis, a cross-government agency comprising the capital and surrounding suburbs that together are home to more than 20 million people, said via Twitter that all cars must now comply, even if they have the exemption sticker.Vehicles will also be forced from the roads one Saturday a month.The measure will begin Tuesday and run until June 30, around the time that summer rains typically arrive and improve the region's air quality significantly.Officials have been meeting to consider anti-pollution measures since a Phase 1 emergency due to high ozone levels — the first since 2005 — was declared two weeks ago, when warm temperatures and still air left pollution trapped in Mexico City's volcano-ringed valley.At the time, government officials and environmental activists pinned at least some of the blame on a Supreme Court decision last year that overturned a rule barring all cars over eight years old from the streets one day a week.The ruling is said to have put an extra 1.4 million vehicles back on the roads each day.Smog levels dropped significantly during Easter Week, when much of Mexico City empties out due to the holiday. But on Wednesday afternoon authorities were reporting a pollution index of 108 — officially "bad," though about half the levels recorded at the peak of the Phase 1 alert.The commission said that starting July 1, more modern technology will be put in place at smog-check centres. Vehicles are supposed to get checked every six months, though it's common knowledge that for a bribe of $20 or so drivers can ensure a car comes out "clean.""The definitive 'no circulation' program will align with the new rule for vehicular verification that will be presented soon," federal Environment Secretary Rafael Pacchiano tweeted.Pacchiano said that in addition to Wednesday's emergency measures, authorities are working on medium-term solutions including improvements to public transportation.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

 

THE DOW WAS UP 97 POINTS TUESDAY-YESTERDAY.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

HOARDING OF GOLD AND SILVER

JAMES 5:1-3
1 Go to now, ye rich men, weep and howl for your miseries that shall come upon you.
2 Your riches are corrupted, and your garments are motheaten.
3 Your gold and silver is cankered; and the rust of them shall be a witness against you, and shall eat your flesh as it were fire. Ye have heaped treasure together for the last days.

REVELATION 18:10,17,19
10 Standing afar off for the fear of her torment, saying, Alas, alas that great city Babylon, that mighty city! for in one hour is thy judgment come.(IN 1 HR THE STOCK MARKETS WORLDWIDE WILL CRASH)
17 For in one hour so great riches is come to nought. And every shipmaster, and all the company in ships, and sailors, and as many as trade by sea, stood afar off,
19 And they cast dust on their heads, and cried, weeping and wailing, saying, Alas, alas that great city, wherein were made rich all that had ships in the sea by reason of her costliness! for in one hour is she made desolate.

EZEKIEL 7:19
19 They shall cast their silver in the streets, and their gold shall be removed:(CONFISCATED) their silver and their gold shall not be able to deliver them in the day of the wrath of the LORD: they shall not satisfy their souls, neither fill their bowels: because it is the stumblingblock of their iniquity.

LUKE 2:1-3
1 And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus, that all the world should be taxed.
2  (And this taxing was first made when Cyrenius was governor of Syria.)
3  And all went to be taxed, every one into his own city.

REVELATION 13:16-18
16 And he(THE FALSE POPE WHO DEFECTED FROM THE CHRISTIAN FAITH) causeth all,(IN THE WORLD ) both small and great, rich and poor, free and bond, to receive a mark in their right hand, or in their foreheads:(MICROCHIP IMPLANT)
17 And that no man might buy or sell, save he that had the mark,(MICROCHIP IMPLANT) or the name of the beast,(WORLD DICTATORS NAME INGRAVED ON YOUR SKIN OR TATTOOED ON YOU OR IN THE MICROCHIP IMPLANT) or the number of his name.(THE NUMBERS OF HIS NAME INGRAVED IN THE MICROCHIP IMLPLANT)-(ALL THESE WILL TELL THE WORLD DICTATOR THAT YOUR WITH HIM AND AGAINST KING JESUS-GOD)
18 Here is wisdom. Let him that hath understanding count the number of the beast:(WORLD LEADER) for it is the number of a man; and his number is Six hundred threescore and six.(6-6-6) A NUMBER SYSTEM (6006006)OR(60020202006)(SOME KIND OF NUMBER IMPLANTED IN THE MICROCHIP THAT TELLS THE WORLD DICTATOR AND THE NEW WORLD ORDER THAT YOU GIVE YOUR TOTAL ALLIGIENCE TO HIM AND NOT JESUS)(ITS AN ETERNAL DECISION YOU MAKE)(YOU CHOOSE YOUR OWN DESTINY)(YOU TAKE THE DICTATORS NAME OR NUMBER UNDER YOUR SKIN,YOUR DOOMED TO THE LAKE OF FIRE AND TORMENTS FOREVER,NEVER ENDING MEANT ONLY FOR SATAN AND HIS ANGELS,NOT HUMAN BEINGS).OR YOU REFUSE THE MICROCHIP IMPLANT AND GO ON THE SIDE OF KING JESUS AND RULE FOREVER WITH HIM ON EARTH.YOU CHOOSE,ITS YOUR DECISION.

1 KINGS 10:13-14
13  And king Solomon gave unto the queen of Sheba all her desire, whatsoever she asked, beside that which Solomon gave her of his royal bounty. So she turned and went to her own country, she and her servants.
14  Now the weight of gold that came to Solomon in one year was six hundred threescore and six talents of gold,

GENESIS 49:16-17
16  Dan shall judge his people, as one of the tribes of Israel.
17  Dan shall be a serpent by the way, an adder in the path, that biteth the horse heels, so that his rider shall fall backward.

REVELATION 6:5-6
5 And when he had opened the third seal, I heard the third beast say, Come and see. And I beheld, and lo a black horse; and he that sat on him had a pair of balances in his hand.
6 And I heard a voice in the midst of the four beasts say, A measure of wheat for a penny, and three measures of barley for a penny; and see thou hurt not the oil and the wine.(A DAYS WAGES FOR A LOAF OF BREAD)

DOCTOR DOCTORIAN FROM ANGEL OF GOD
then the angel said, Financial crisis will come to Asia. I will shake the world.

The Shemitah is coming true.Do people not get it? There is a economic crash every 7 years.
1980: Recession
1987: Stock market crash
1994: Bond market crash
2001: 9/11, dot com, recession
2008: Housing crash
2015: See if something will happen-The central banks will be the death of us. Get ready and embrace yourself for the economic collapse.

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UPDATE-MARCH 30,2016-12:00AM

DOW MARKET WEDNESDAY-MAR 30,2016
09:30AM-65.16
10:00AM-135.70
10:30AM-116.60
11:00AM-141.32
11:30AM-103.07
12:00PM-95.40
12:30PM-78.11
01:00PM-73.14
01:30PM-50.72
02:00PM-78.93
02:30PM-77.29
03:00PM-94.16
03:30PM-113.17
04:00PM-83.55+ 17,716.66 - S&P +8.94 2063.95 - NASDAQ +22.67 4869.29
HIGH +142 LOW +56
TSX +77.75 13,503.98 - GOLD $-14.16 $1,226.20 - OIL $+0.06 $38.34

EARTHQUAKES

EZEKIEL 37:7,11-14
7  So I prophesied as I was commanded: and as I prophesied, there was a noise, and behold a shaking, and the bones came together, bone to his bone.(POSSIBLE QUAKE BRINGS ISRAEL BACK TO LIFE-SO NOISE AND SHAKING-QUAKES WILL ALSO DESTROY ISRAELS ENEMIES)
11  Then he said unto me, Son of man, these bones are the whole house of Israel: behold, they say, Our bones are dried, and our hope is lost: we are cut off for our parts.
12  Therefore prophesy and say unto them, Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, O my people, I will open your graves, and cause you to come up out of your graves, and bring you into the land of Israel.
13  And ye shall know that I am the LORD, when I have opened your graves, O my people, and brought you up out of your graves,
14  And shall put my spirit in you, and ye shall live, and I shall place you in your own land: then shall ye know that I the LORD have spoken it, and performed it, saith the LORD.

MATTHEW 24:7-8
7 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: and there shall be famines, and pestilences, and earthquakes, in divers places.
8 All these are the beginning of sorrows.

MARK 13:8
8 For nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom:(ETHNIC GROUP AGAINST ETHNIC GROUP) and there shall be earthquakes in divers places, and there shall be famines and troubles: these are the beginnings of sorrows.

LUKE 21:11
11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places,(DIFFERNT PLACES AT THE SAME TIME) and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

UPDATE-MARCH 30 2016-11:55PM

1 Day, Magnitude 2.5+ Worldwide
35 earthquakes - DownloadUpdated: 2016-03-30 23:59:23 UTCShowing event times using UTC35 earthquakes in map area

    5.0 135km N of Lae, Papua New Guinea 2016-03-30 22:15:26 UTC 188.9 km
    4.6 257km WNW of Ferndale, California 2016-03-30 19:47:45 UTC 10.0 km
    2.8 22km ESE of Hawthorne, Nevada 2016-03-30 19:22:01 UTC 3.2 km
    3.8 21km S of Medford, Oklahoma 2016-03-30 15:57:36 UTC 5.0 km
    5.4 109km SE of Saparua, Indonesia 2016-03-30 13:38:30 UTC 48.4 km
    3.8 36km SE of Pahala, Hawaii 2016-03-30 13:10:17 UTC 42.7 km
    4.0 68km SSE of Nikolski, Alaska 2016-03-30 09:27:34 UTC 28.1 km
    2.5 8km SW of Santa Clarita, CA 2016-03-30 08:39:24 UTC 1.7 km
    2.6 63km NNE of Road Town, British Virgin Islands 2016-03-30 06:44:32 UTC 25.0 km
    2.8 44km ESE of Old Iliamna, Alaska 2016-03-30 06:08:46 UTC 194.2 km
    5.1 66km W of Panguna, Papua New Guinea 2016-03-30 06:01:28 UTC 80.4 km
    4.8 26km ESE of Kushiro, Japan 2016-03-30 05:09:58 UTC 51.8 km
    3.3 41km SSE of Boca de Yuma, Dominican Republic 2016-03-30 04:50:47 UTC 99.0 km
    5.1 Mid-Indian Ridge 2016-03-30 04:05:27 UTC 10.0 km
    4.9 Mid-Indian Ridge 2016-03-30 03:59:47 UTC 10.0 km
    3.2 10km ESE of Alum Rock, California 2016-03-30 03:51:10 UTC 8.0 km
    2.5 10km E of Alum Rock, California 2016-03-30 03:24:24 UTC 7.5 km
    2.6 10km E of Alum Rock, California 2016-03-30 03:23:39 UTC 7.6 km
    2.7 10km ESE of Alum Rock, California 2016-03-30 03:23:09 UTC 7.6 km
    3.4 64km NNE of Vieques, Puerto Rico 2016-03-30 02:37:28 UTC 11.0 km
    4.8 170km ENE of Kuril'sk, Russia 2016-03-30 01:32:15 UTC 113.4 km
    4.7 74km S of Nikolski, Alaska 2016-03-30 01:15:46 UTC 32.3 km
    4.6 266km ESE of Lambasa, Fiji 2016-03-29 22:14:56 UTC 551.7 km

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ISRAEL TELLS ITS CITIZENS TO GET OUT OF TURKEY NOW.

JEWISH KING JESUS IS COMING AT THE RAPTURE FOR US IN THE CLOUDS-DON'T MISS IT FOR THE WORLD.THE BIBLE TAKEN LITERALLY- WHEN THE PLAIN SENSE MAKES GOOD SENSE-SEEK NO OTHER SENSE-LEST YOU END UP IN NONSENSE.GET SAVED NOW- CALL ON JESUS TODAY.THE ONLY SAVIOR OF THE WHOLE EARTH - NO OTHER. 1 COR 15:23-JESUS THE FIRST FRUITS-CHRISTIANS RAPTURED TO JESUS-FIRST FRUITS OF THE SPIRIT-23 But every man in his own order: Christ the firstfruits; afterward they that are Christ’s at his coming.ROMANS 8:23 And not only they, but ourselves also, which have the firstfruits of the Spirit, even we ourselves groan within ourselves, waiting for the adoption, to wit, the redemption of our body.(THE PRE-TRIB RAPTURE)

LUKE 21:28-29
28 And when these things begin to come to pass,(ALL THE PROPHECY SIGNS FROM THE BIBLE) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption (RAPTURE) draweth nigh.
29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree,(ISRAEL) and all the trees;(ALL INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES)
30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.(ISRAEL LITERALLY BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY JUST BEFORE SUMMER IN MAY 14,1948.)

JOEL 2:3,30
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)

ZECHARIAH 14:12-13
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)

EZEKIEL 20:47
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.

ZEPHANIAH 1:18
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.

MALACHI 4:1
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven;(FROM ATOMIC BOMBS) and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.

And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.ALL THIS LAND ISRAEL WILL DEFINATELY OWN IN THE FUTURE, ITS ISRAELS NOT ISHMAELS LAND.
12 TRIBES INHERIT LAND IN THE FUTURE

Israel tells its citizens to get out of Turkey now-Severe new travel warning issued following Istanbul terror attack and Turkish intel on Islamic State plots to target Jews-By Times of Israel staff March 28, 2016, 12:31 pm

The Counter-Terrorism Bureau at the Prime Minister’s Office on Monday issued a travel warning calling on the public to avoid visiting Turkey and urging Israelis currently there to leave as soon as they can.The warning, which raised the terror risk in Turkey from level 3 (basic concrete threat) to level 2 (high concrete threat), came in the wake of a terror attack in central Istanbul on March 19, in which three Israelis were killed and several others wounded.That attack, the PMO said in a statement, underscored the threat emanating from Islamic State cells that seek to attack tourism sites and proved that IS has “high capabilities of carrying out further attacks.”“Terrorist infrastructures in Turkey continue to advance additional attacks against tourist targets – including Israeli tourists – throughout the country,” the statement added.Israelis in Turkey should “leave as soon as possible,” it said.On Saturday, Turkish police warned of possible Islamic State attacks against Christians and Jews.IS has been blamed for four of six bombings that have rocked Turkey in the past eight months, including a double suicide attack at a peace rally in the capital, Ankara, in October that left 103 people dead.A radical offshoot of the rebel Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) claimed the other two attacks.The police have warned that IS group members may have scouted out places of worship as well as consulates and embassies, saying that churches and synagogues especially in Ankara, as well as foundations belonging to non-Muslims, should be on their guard.Israel has not stated definitively whether last Saturday’s blast had deliberately targeted Israelis. It has praised Turkey for its handling of the aftermath of the bombing.The Israeli victims of the attack were Yonathan Suher, 40, Simha Dimri, 59, and Avraham Goldman, 69. Suher and Goldman were also United States citizens.AFP contributed to this report.

Israel, Turkey mum on reported threat to Jewish schools-Hours after Israel told its citizens to get out of Turkey, Jerusalem and Ankara go silent on possible Islamic State plan to target synagogues, educational institutions-By AFP and Times of Israel staff March 29, 2016, 2:53 pm

Israeli and Turkish officials refused to comment Tuesday on a report by Britain’s Sky News that the Islamic State group planned to attack Jewish schoolchildren in Turkey.The report came hours after Jerusalem issued an alert urging all Israeli citizens to leave Turkey as soon as possible, citing an Islamic State threat, and nine days after three Israelis were killed in a bombing in Istanbul.According to Sky News, citing an “intelligence source,” terrorists are plotting to attack a synagogue which also doubles as a school and community center in the Beyoglu neighborhood of Istanbul.The source said the threat was imminent and could happen at any moment-“The most likely target of an attack is Istanbul’s synagogue in Beyoglu, which also has a community center and a school attached to it,” Sky reported.Asked by AFP to comment, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s office and Israel and Turkey’s foreign ministries refused.Three Israelis were among four people killed in a March 19 suicide bombing in Istanbul. The fourth was Iranian.Israeli officials followed up that warning Monday by raising the terror risk in Turkey from level 3 (basic concrete threat) to level 2 (high concrete threat).The Prime Minister’s Office cited the March 19 attack, which, it said in a statement, underscored the threat emanating from Islamic State cells that seek to attack tourism sites and proved that IS has “high capabilities of carrying out further attacks.”The Turkish government said the bomber had links to IS.The group has been blamed for four bombings that have rocked Turkey in the past eight months, including a massacre at a peace rally in the capital Ankara in October that claimed 103 lives.Sky reported on its website that unidentified “intelligence officials” said that a fresh attack was imminent, based on information from six IS operatives arrested in southern Turkey.

13 injured as Palestinian police clash with gunmen in Nablus-Firefight erupts between PA security forces and armed Fatah militants as cops attempt to arrest a murder suspect-By Daniel Douek March 29, 2016, 5:55 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Armed clashes broke out Tuesday between Palestinian security forces and local youths in the West Bank city of Nablus, leaving seven youths and six security officials injured, the Ma’an news agency reported.The firefight, which took place in Nablus’s old city, ensued after PA security forces attempted to arrest a local man accused of murder, Nablus’s governor, Akram Rujoub, told Ma’an.A local man named Hani Halaweh, a leader in the Al-Aqsa Martyrs’ Brigades, Fatah’s military wing, was identified as the murder suspect by Rujoub. Halaweh is believed to have been involved in the killing of a man named Ashraf al-Beia two months ago, the report said.Halaweh spoke out against the PA immediately after the clashes.“What happened today was a raid on houses of martyrs, prisoners, and resistance fighters in the old city, which we will not allow,” he said.“We look to the Palestinian Authority as a Palestinian national project that must be protected and defended, but there are people in the PA who still chase resistance fighters when they should be chasing spies and drug dealers,” he added.Since October 2015, when the recent round of violence erupted between Palestinians and Israelis, Palestinians have often expressed dissatisfaction with their leadership.A recent example of unrest was last month, when the PA used its security resources to violently quell a large-scale teachers’ strike throughout the West Bank.

Israeli chief rabbi retracts comments scorning non-Jews-Yitzhak Yosef says remarks about gentiles being unfit to live in Israel were only ‘theoretical’-By JTA March 29, 2016, 6:48 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Sephardic Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef walked back his statement that non-Jews should not live in Israel, calling the comment “theoretical.”In a letter, he also retracted a statement made earlier this month that it is obligatory to kill terrorists.Yosef made the statement about non-Jews on March 26 during his weekly Saturday night lecture.He said non-Jews could live in Israel only if they observe the seven Noahide Laws, which include prohibitions against idolatry, blaspheming God, murder, forbidden sexual relations, stealing and eating limbs off a live animal, and which prescribe the establishment of a legal system. Non-Jews, Yosef said, are in Israel only to serve Jews.“According to Jewish law, gentiles should not live in the Land of Israel,” Yosef said. “If a gentile does not agree to take on the seven Noahide Laws, we should send him to Saudi Arabia. When the true and complete redemption arrives, that is what we will do.”Following a public backlash, Yosef on Tuesday clarified his comments in a statement, writing that his lecture referred to a future messianic era, not the present day. He wrote that he has “always adopted a peaceful and embracing path.”“These laws are theoretical, refer to fulfilling the seven Noahide Laws in the days of the messiah, and have no connection to the present day,” the statement read. “It’s clear that there’s no law in our time, God forbid, to expel non-Jews from Israel.”Earlier this month Yosef, the son of the late chief rabbi of Israel Ovadia Yosef, asserted during his weekly lecture that it was a mitzvah to kill a terrorist. He also asserted in the same March 12 lecture that the threat of being killed by an attacker’s would-be victim would deter such attacks.Yosef’s statement on Tuesday claimed that “contrary to reports, he was one of the few who declared that neutralized terrorists shouldn’t be killed, and should be turned over to the authorities.”

Designated NY consul-general calls J Street ‘un-Jewish’-Shortly before his posting was announced, Dani Dayan attacked dovish pro-Israel lobby; now says comment was ‘somewhat undiplomatic’-By Raphael Ahren March 29, 2016, 5:46 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Dani Dayan, Israel’s just-designated consul-general to New York, last week called the dovish pro-Israel lobby J Street “un-Jewish” over its ostensible support for US politicians critical of Israeli policies.“I prefer the attitude of AIPAC to that of J Street that endorses all the anti-Israel candidates — the more anti-Israel you are the more you are endorsed by J Street. That’s un-Jewish,” he said during a television interview conducted Thursday and aired Saturday.Dayan, a former settler leader, had made comments critical of J Street in the past. The animosity was mutual: J Street has repeatedly voiced concerns over Israel’s intention to appoint him to diplomatic positions abroad due to his vocal opposition to a two-state solution.Responding to a Times of Israel query about his remarks, Dayan stressed that he is “one of the very few Israeli right-wing figures that never boycotted J Street.” On the contrary, he said, “I always made a point of maintaining an open dialogue with its leaders and missions. I am often criticized by my colleagues for that but I am proud of doing it.”The group’s head, Jeremy Ben Ami, would agree with that assessment, Dayan said. “We had our share of strong arguments but that did not prevent us from keep our dialogue alive.”Dayan, however, did express “harsh personal criticism of most of their policies, including their endorsements of Senate and House candidates,” he told The Times of Israel. “I believe that endorsing candidates that advocate leniency toward Hamas or routinely accuse Israel and only Israel of alleged intransigence is neither pro-Israel nor pro-peace. That endorsement policy indeed puzzles me.”His comment about J Street being “un-Jewish” was made as a private person, he added, though he admitted it was “somewhat undiplomatic.”At the time the interview was conducted by Tal Shalev for Israel’s i24news television channel, Dayan was Israel’s designated ambassador to Brazil, though it was apparent that the government in Brasilia was unwilling to confirm his nomination due to his past as leader of Israel’s settlement movement.On Monday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that Dayan had been appointed to succeed Ido Aharoni as consul-general in New York.In a series of tweets shortly after the announcement, Dayan pledged to work with all segments of American society and the local Jewish community. He promised to engage in an “inclusive dialogue” with everyone and promised to make “no exclusions.” I intend to reach out to Orthodox & Reforms, Liberals & Conservatives, Republicans & Democrats.— Dani Dayan (@dandayan) March 28, 2016- As CG of @IsraelinNewYork I will maintain an open & inclusive dialogue w/all parts of the general society & Jewish community. No exclusions-— Dani Dayan (@dandayan) March 28, 2016-J Street, in a press release published Monday, expressed “deep concern” over Dayan’s appointment as Israel’s consul general in the city home to the world’s largest Jewish community outside Israel.“Though the prime minister of Israel continues to express his concern that Israel not become a binational state, he is sending as his envoy to New York a man who served for years as chairman of the settlers’ council and who revels in predicting the demise of the two-state solution,” the group stated.Dayan’s posting “will serve to inflame opponents of Israel’s policies rather than signal a desire to heal the growing divisions between the world’s two largest Jewish communities,” the statement added.“To Dayan’s credit,” it goes on, “we note that he has shown himself willing to engage in dialogue and debate with those he disagrees with, including J Street. This trait is vital for a diplomat, and we welcome the opportunity to meet and engage with Dayan, even as we strongly disagree with many of his positions and beliefs.”

Hamas military wing’s Twitter account shut down-Palestinian terror group blames pressure from ‘Zionist groups’-By Dov Lieber March 29, 2016, 5:27 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

The Twitter account of Hamas’s military wing was shut down without warning Monday night, according to a statement from the Gaza-based terror group.The manager of the account said in a statement posted to the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades’ website that “Twitter closed the page following pressure by Zionist groups.”At the time of its closing, according to the account’s manager, the account had over 140,000 followers and reached 5 million tweet impressions in recent months.Twitter also shut down the English-language Twitter account of the Qassam Brigades earlier in March, according to the group’s statement.It wasn’t the first time that Twitter accounts associated with Hamas’s military wing have been shut down by the social media site.During the 45-day war between Hamas and Israel in the summer of 2014, Twitter shut down all of the group’s official accounts. However, almost immediately, the Qassam Brigades began operating new accounts.Rather than open a new account this time, Qassam Brigades spokesman Abu Obeida urged the 194,308 followers of his own account on Tuesday to follow a separate Twitter handle operated by the terror group that has been less active in recent months.The terror group’s Twitter handle was used to publish internal news about the organization, such as when its members died in training accidents, and also to call for and praise attacks against Israeli civilians.Twitter has been making efforts over the last two years to prevent terrorist organizations from spreading their messages through the service. The social media giant, however, has come under fire for its inability to prevent the terror groups, among them the Islamic State, from simply opening new accounts.

Kuwait to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged Hezbollah links-EU reportedly looking into blacklisting Shiite group as Gulf states press sanctions-By AFP March 29, 2016, 1:49 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Kuwait is to deport 60 Lebanese for alleged links to Hezbollah in the latest Gulf Arab move against the Shiite militant group, a newspaper reported on Monday.Those to be deported all had permanent residency, which has been revoked, the Al-Qabas daily said.Those classified as “dangerous cases” were given just two days to leave the country, it added.It is the second wave of deportations from Kuwait reported since Gulf Arab states blacklisted Hezbollah as a “terrorist” group earlier this month.Last week, Al-Qabas reported that 11 Lebanese and three Iraqis had been deported for alleged links to the group.Around 50,000 Lebanese live and work in the oil-rich emirate, providing remittances that are vital to the domestic economy.The terror blacklisting was the latest step taken by Gulf states, led by Sunni powerhouse Saudi Arabia, against Hezbollah, the leading force in Lebanon’s governing bloc which is backed by Riyadh’s Shiite rival Tehran.Last month, Saudi Arabia halted a $3 billion program of military aid to Lebanon to protest what it said was “the stranglehold of Hezbollah on the state.”It also urged its citizens to leave Lebanon and avoid travelling there.Qatar and Kuwait followed with similar travel advisories, while the United Arab Emirates banned its nationals from travel to Lebanon.Hezbollah is fighting in support of the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad against Gulf-backed rebel fighters and extremist militants.Earlier this month, the Arab League voted to blacklist Hezbollah as a terror group as well.However, former Egyptian minister Sameh Shoukry said the move was likely symbolic and wasn’t expected to lead to any changes on the ground.Condemnation of Hezbollah has been mostly limited to Sunni Gulf states, but a report in another Kuwaiti daily Tuesday indicated that the EU is also seeking to blacklist Hezbollah, after putting its military wing on the terror blacklist in 2013.The move, reported by Kuwaiti daily al-Seyassah, will allow the EU to further implement sanctions against the Lebanese movement, such as freezing assets connected to it in Europe.Israel has been pushing for the EU to blacklist Hezbollah since a 2012 bombing in Bulgaria against Israeli citizens blamed on the group.There was no official confirmation of the report.The latest moves against Hezbollah by the Arab league and the Gulf nations reflect an emerging solidarity of opinion between the US, Israel and the Sunni Arab world.The Saudi decision to cut aid to Lebanon is expected to pile further difficulties on the already hard-pressed Lebanese economy.Other Gulf states have also taken measures against alleged Hezbollah supporters since the terror blacklisting.Bahrain said it had deported several Lebanese residents for alleged links to the group.Saudi security forces arrested a Shiite preacher accused of glorifying the group, the kingdom’s Al-Watan newspaper reported last week.And the United Arab Emirates has reportedly put seven people on trial for allegedly forming a cell linked to Hezbollah.Daniel Douek contributed to this report.

IS said to aim cyber ‘second strike’ against terror targets-Terrorists who strike European countries often follow attacks with mass hacking, according to Israeli cyber-security firm-By David Shamah March 27, 2016, 6:35 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

Terror attacks are often followed, in an extra strike of cruelty, by major cyber-attacks on the targeted country, according to data gathered by Israeli cyber-security firm Cytegic.Such second strike attacks then provoke a response by anti-terror cyber-activists, with the result that a country could find its networks paralyzed for days because of the huge strain, just when communication is especially vital.Cytegic researchers have been observing this pattern for months, and the best example to date is the activity in the wake of the terror attacks in Paris last November – activity that has repeated itself in the days since the Brussels attack last week.According to this pattern, cyber-attacks peak about four days after the actual terror attack, and the attacks encompass major sectors of the economy, especially government, media, and the financial sector.The attacks have a clear political character, based on the messages left behind on defaced websites and the email messages sent out as part of the phishing attacks by hackers. Those messages include links to articles and stories connected to the terror attack, and when users click on them, they download malware that corrupts their computers and the networks they connect to.Based on the intelligence they have gathered, Cytegic experts have connected these cyber-operations to the Islamic State terror group and other Islamist groups that have take responsibility for terror attacks.“The most used attack methods are denial-of-service, defacements, email social engineering and malware injections,” said the Cytegic report. “The most targeted industries in the attacked country are government, media, banking and finance, critical infrastructure, military and defense.”Meanwhile, cyber-defenders in a targeted country – such as self-declared members of hacker group Anonymous – fight back, striking back at servers and websites affiliated with IS and other Islamist terror groups.“After the Paris attacks, the cyber-war included two sides – French government forces, Anonymous and its affiliated on one side, and pro-ISIS hacktivists and sensationalists on the other,” said Cytegic, using an alternate acronym for Islamic State.Less than a week after the Brussels attacks, “we have already been able to see political activists starting to ‘rally the troops’ and organize for an anti-ISIS campaign. This usually includes attacks on ISIS supporting websites and social-media accounts – mostly denial-of-service attacks, defacements, website redirections and taking down Twitter accounts,” the same tactics used by IS, the report said.But the medicine could be just as damaging as the disease; as pro- and anti-terror groups fight it out, they use up network resources. That causes the targeted country’s Internet traffic to falter, giving the terrorists a second victory with their ability to slow down business, government, and daily life revolving around the Internet.Cytegic figured all this out using its big data analysis system, which can quickly analyze Internet trends: who is threatening whom, which kinds of attacks are in vogue, what’s in the news that would prompt a cyber-attack, and much more, according to CEO Shay Zandani.“For example, we determine how much a term, like ‘nuclear Iran,’ is being used on the Internet and the ‘undernet,’ where hackers hang out, and if our client has something to do with nuclear power, criticism of Iran, or some other related matter, we would send them an alert that they need to be on guard against an attack. Our Dynamic Trend Analysis (DyTA) system collects data from over 1,000 sources and checks 20,000 terms and concepts, analyzing them and determining what the threat level is for relevant clients.”IS did not invent the idea of trying to bring down a country’s Internet after a terror attack or other act of aggression, said the Cytegic report. That honor apparently belongs to Russia.“It is important to mention the recent cyber-attacks on Ukrainian critical infrastructure and transportation targets, including Kiev’s international airport, a local railway company and an energy company, supposedly done by Russian government-backed hackers,” the report said.Those attacks occurred in January, and were traced back to a server in Russia, according to Ukrainian investigators who believe that they were part of Russia’s ongoing attacks against Ukraine in light of the latter’s opposition to Russia’s entry into Crimea in 2014 and the subsequent economic sanctions by the West against Russia.Expect more attempts by terror groups to disable the economy of a targeted country.“Cyber terrorists are constantly looking to place ‘doomsday buttons,’ in critical infrastructure targets, and are more likely to continue doing so as the war against ISIS continues and grows.”In any event, said Cytegic, “high-profile organizations in Belgium and Western Europe, mainly in the government, media, banking and defense sectors, should be on high alert for cyber-attacks in the coming weeks and take preemptive measures to prevent mostly DDOS, social-engineering and malware attacks on their websites, networks and employees.”

Israeli entrepreneurs tire of Chinese ‘tourist investors,’ says expert-Vadi Ventures think it can help bridge the gap between nervous Sino businesspeople and sabra tech companies-By David Shamah March 29, 2016, 6:55 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL

In any given week, there are dozens, if not hundreds, of Chinese entrepreneurs, investors, and government officials in Israel, touring companies, attending tech and medical events, and examining potential business deals with start-ups.But for most, that’s where it ends, according to Liu Yiu Edwards, CEO of Vadi Ventures, who believes that there is a significant “trust gap” between Israelis and Chinese showing up most prominently in the business activity between the two countries.Israeli start-ups, he said, are “getting a little tired of all these supposed Chinese investors traipsing through their offices. The visitors come, look, ask questions, and take pictures – and then they leave, without investing anything.”In fact, said Edwards, many of the Chinese “investor trips” to Israel these days are organized not by venture capital funds or other investment-oriented organizations, but by travel agents.“Organizing ‘start-up nation’ tours is a big business in China these days,” said Edwards. “But there are no criteria for who goes on these trips other than how much they can pay for it. They are certainly not investor-only events.”The reluctance of Chinese investors to take their commitment to the next level is due to several factors, such as a lack of understanding of how Israel works, and fear that they are not getting an accurate picture of the industry or the prospects of a technology’s success, said Edwards.“We aim to change that with Vadi, a new firm that we developed dedicated to gathering data about Israeli companies for Chinese investors, and giving them the information they want and need in order to invest – such as the funding, the background of the team, the state of the industry they are working in, etc.,” said Edwards.Edwards’ account of the growing lack of enthusiasm for Chinese visitors was confirmed by several entrepreneurs who expressed their opinion on the matter.“We are always polite when they come by, and we usually book the visit when we are asked to,” said the chief marketing officer of a Tel Aviv start-up who asked to remain anonymous in order not to alienate potential Chinese partners. “You never know if there are going to be authentic investors in a group, and even if there aren’t, it doesn’t hurt to have your name known among the Chinese, because someone who visited us might tell a friend who knows a real investor. But we have come to the point where we aren’t expecting too much when these groups come by.”As a result, Israeli entrepreneurs are less enthusiastic about receiving Chinese visitors than they were two or three years ago; investment money they were led to believe would materialize just hasn’t – and it’s doubtful that the signing of the free trade agreement between the two countries will change things substantially, at least when it comes to start-up investments. “There are issues on both sides, but mostly on the Chinese side – which doesn’t feel comfortable with investing outside the country,” said Edwards.Israeli entrepreneurs tend to suspect China of being a difficult environment to work in – especially when it comes to their intellectual property. Despite the best efforts of the Chinese government, the country is seen by Israelis and many other Westerners as a death trap for IP, a place where ideas and technology are likely to be ripped off inside a broader system they suspect tacitly approves of IP theft in order to build up China’s tech capability.But the Chinese have their concerns, too, said Edwards.“Chinese investors of course don’t know Hebrew, and they don’t know how to find start-ups, so they rely on ‘handlers,’ both Israeli and Chinese, to point them in the right direction,” said Edwards. “But there have been several instances in which investors got burned when a company that was portrayed as having good prospects turned out to be a bad investment. The bottom line is that investors don’t know whom to trust, so they end up trusting no one.”With the database Vadi is developing, Edwards hopes to pull the veil off the mysterious world of Israeli start-ups.“You have to be above board and very clear and objective about companies and industries if you want Chinese investors to trust you,” he said. “Chinese in general are ‘holistic’ thinkers and want to see the whole picture – where a company came from and where it is going, and how it fits into an industry – before making their move. We believe that by supplying that kind of information, we will be able to attract many more investors, especially medium sized ones – the backbone of China’s market economy – to invest in Israel.”Many of those potential investors are “economic immigrants” – middle-aged and older people who as children were inculcated with the “purist” Communist principles of Mao, and then some 20 years ago set about building China into the world economic power it is today.“They know one thing – that they worked night and day to make their fortune, and they are not going to part with a nickel of it unless they understand where it is going and what their prospects for success is. The more we can allay the fears, the more we will be able to encourage Chinese investors to take the next step.”

Egypt plane drama ends with hijacker arrested, passengers freed-‘It’s over,’ tweets Cypriot Foreign Ministry after seven-hour standoff at Larnaca airport; officials say no explosives found-By AP and Times of Israel staff March 29, 2016, 4:54 pm

An Egyptian man who hijacked an EgyptAir plane during a routine domestic flight to Cairo and forced it to land on the island of Cyprus on Tuesday surrendered and was taken into custody after he released all the passengers and crew.His surrender ended an hours-long drama and standoff at the Larnaca airport in southern Cyprus. The hijacker had earlier freed most of the passengers but kept seven people — four crew members and three passengers — with him.Just minutes before the arrest, local TV footage from the airport showed several people disembarking from the aircraft and a man who appeared to be a crew member climbing out of the cockpit window and sliding down the side of the plane.Alexandros Zenon, the permanent Secretary of the Foreign Ministry in Cyprus, confirmed the hijacker’s surrender and subsequent arrest, saying the situation was “over.”Its over. The #hijacker arrested. #LarnacaAirport # Egyptair-— Cyprus MFA (@CyprusMFA) March 29, 2016-The arrest was also reported by Egypt’s prime minister, Sharif Ismail, and Civil Aviation Minister Sharif Fathi.“All passengers and crew are safe,” Fathi said on state television.The man’s motivation was unclear, but Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades said the hijacking was “not something that has to do with terrorism” and a Cyprus government official, speaking on condition of anonymity to discuss an ongoing investigation, said the man “seems (to be) in love.”Anastasiades, appearing alongside European Parliament President Martin Schulz in Nicosia, was asked by reporters whether he could confirm that the incident was about a woman. “Always, there is a woman” involved, he replied, drawing laughter.A Cyprus police official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to disclose details of the situation, said the hijacker walked off the plane and was taken into custody by special anti-terrorist police. The official said the man wore a belt but there were no explosives in it.A civil aviation official, also speaking on condition of anonymity because he wasn’t allowed to talk to the media, said the man gave negotiators the name of a woman who lives in Cyprus and asked to give her an envelope. It was not clear if she was his former wife.The hijacker had also complained about the current Egyptian government and had demanded the release of female prisoners from Egyptian jails, he said.The flight MS181 took off from the Mediterranean coastal city of Alexandria on Tuesday morning en route to Cairo with at least 55 passengers, including 26 foreigners, and a seven-member crew.An official with flight-tracking website FlightRadar24 said the plane showed no immediate signs of distress. The flight between Alexandria and Cairo normally takes about 30 minutes.There was also confusion about the hijacker’s identity. At a news conference in Cairo, Egypt’s Civil Aviation minister, Sharif Fathi, refused to identify him.Earlier, Egyptian government spokesman Hossam al-Queish said the hijacker was Ibrahim Samaha, but an Egyptian woman who identified herself as Samaha’s wife said her husband was not the hijacker and was on his way to Cairo so he could fly to the US to attend a conference.The woman, who identified herself only as Nahla, told the Egyptian private TV network ONTV in a phone interview that her husband had never been to Cyprus and that a photo on Egyptian and regional TV channels that supposedly showed the hijacker was not him. Later, the official Middle East News Agency gave a different name for the hijacker.Egypt’s state news agency, MENA, later identified the hijacker as Seifedeen Mustafa. The name was confirmed by a senior Cypriot official.Al-Queish, the government spokesman, also told the private CBC TV network that authorities could not confirm that the hijacker had explosives on him. An earlier statement from the Egyptian Aviation Ministry said the man claimed he had a belt with explosives.The plane landed at the airport in the southern Cypriot city of Larnaca, also on the Mediterranean. A statement from the Egyptian Civil Aviation Ministry statement said the foreigners on board included eight Americans, four Britons, four Dutch, two Belgians, a French national, an Italian, two Greeks and one Syrian. Three other foreigners could not be identified.The initial batch of passengers released by the hijacker was seen calmly walking off the plane down a set of stairs, carrying hand luggage, and boarding a bus parked by the plane’s side. Security was tight at the airport, with police repeatedly pushing back reporters and TV news crews working just outside the facility’s fence, near where the aircraft stopped.Police also evacuated the nearby Makenzy beach, a stretch of coast close to the airport and popular with tourists. It was not immediately clear why.An Egyptian aircraft was expected to later fly to Larnaca so it could bring back the released passengers, according to officials.The incident raises more questions about security at Egyptian airports, five months after a Russian aircraft crashed over Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula minutes after it took off from Egypt’s Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh.All 224 people on board were killed in the crash. Russia later said an explosive device brought down the aircraft and the extremist Islamic State group took responsibility.US Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson, appearing on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program Tuesday, said that a “very good question” is whether the man who hijacked the plane Tuesday was able to pass through airport security with a bomb-laden belt.The hijacking was reminiscent of a deadly 1978 incident that involved Egyptians, planes and Larnaca airport.The incident arose when two Palestinians assassinated an Egyptian government minister at his hotel in Nicosia. The assailants took hostages and drove to the airport, where they boarded a plane with them. They later returned to Cyprus, where they had an hours-long standoff until an Egyptian C-130 carrying commandos landed at Larnaca airport.The commandos attempted to storm the Cyprus Airways jet, but were fired upon by Cypriot troops. Many were killed. The Palestinians eventually surrendered. They were arrested, sentenced and released years later.The incident poisoned Egypt’s relations with Cyprus for years. Relations eventually improved, but it was Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, in office since June 2014, who has forged close ties with Cyprus.Sissi and Anastasiades frequently confer in person or on the phone. They spoke by phone Tuesday about the hijacking.

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