Friday, June 24, 2016
HEZBOLLAH MP URGES KIDNAPPING ISRAELI CIVILLIANS IN NEXT WAR.
2 I will also gather all nations, and will bring them down into the valley of Jehoshaphat, and will plead with them there for my people(ISRAEL) and for my heritage Israel, whom they have scattered among the nations, and parted my land.(UPROOTED ISRAELIS AND DIVIDED JERUSALEM)(THIS BRINGS ON WW3 BECAUSE JERUSALEM IS DIVIDED,WARNING TO ARABS-MUSLIMS AND THE WORLD).
THE WEEK OF DANIEL 9:27 WE KNOW ITS 7 YRS
Heres the scripture 1 week = 7 yrs Genesis 29:27-29
27 Fulfil her week, and we will give thee this also for the service which thou shalt serve with me yet seven other years.
28 And Jacob did so, and fulfilled her week:(7 YEARS) and he gave him Rachel his daughter to wife also.
29 And Laban gave to Rachel his daughter Bilhah his handmaid to be her maid.
21 And in his estate shall stand up a vile person, to whom they shall not give the honour of the kingdom: but he shall come in peaceably, and obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
23 And after the league made with him he shall work deceitfully: for he shall come up, and shall become strong with a small people.
24 He shall enter peaceably even upon the fattest places of the province; and he shall do that which his fathers have not done, nor his fathers' fathers; he shall scatter among them the prey, and spoil, and riches: yea, and he shall forecast his devices against the strong holds, even for a time.
26 And after threescore and two weeks(62X7=434 YEARS+7X7=49 YEARS=TOTAL OF 69 WEEKS OR 483 YRS) shall Messiah be cut off, but not for himself: and the people of the prince that shall come shall destroy the city and the sanctuary;(ROMAN LEADERS DESTROYED THE 2ND TEMPLE) and the end thereof shall be with a flood, and unto the end of the war desolations are determined.(THERE HAS TO BE 70 WEEKS OR 490 YRS TO FUFILL THE VISION AND PROPHECY OF DAN 9:24).(THE NEXT VERSE IS THAT 7 YR WEEK OR (70TH FINAL WEEK).
27 And he ( THE ROMAN,EU PRESIDENT) shall confirm the covenant (PEACE TREATY) with many for one week:(1X7=7 YEARS) and in the midst of the week he shall cause the sacrifice and the oblation to cease,(3 1/2 yrs in TEMPLE ANIMAL SACRIFICES STOPPED) and for the overspreading of abominations he shall make it desolate, even until the consummation, and that determined shall be poured upon the desolate.
14 They have healed also the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
11 For they have healed the hurt of the daughter of my people slightly, saying, Peace, peace; when there is no peace.
1 THESSALONIANS 5:3
3 For when they shall say, Peace and safety; then sudden destruction cometh upon them, as travail upon a woman with child; and they shall not escape.
8 The highways lie waste, the wayfaring man ceaseth: he hath broken the covenant,(7 YR TREATY) he hath despised the cities, he regardeth no man.(THE WORLD LEADER-WAR MONGER CALLS HIMSELF GOD)
20 And Isaac was forty years old (A BIBLE GENERATION NUMBER=1967 + 40=2007+) when he took Rebekah to wife, the daughter of Bethuel the Syrian of Padanaram, the sister to Laban the Syrian.
21 And Isaac intreated the LORD for his wife, because she was barren: and the LORD was intreated of him, and Rebekah his wife conceived.
22 And the children (2 NATIONS IN HER-ISRAEL-ARABS) struggled together within her; and she said, If it be so, why am I thus? And she went to enquire of the LORD.
23 And the LORD said unto her, Two nations are in thy womb, and two manner of people shall be separated from thy bowels;(ISRAEL AND THE ARABS) and the one people shall be stronger than the other people;(ISRAEL STRONGER THAN ARABS) and the elder shall serve the younger.(LITERALLY ISRAEL THE YOUNGER RULES (ISSAC)(JACOB-LATER NAME CHANGED TO ISRAEL) OVER THE OLDER ARABS (ISHMAEL)(ESAU)
24 And when her days to be delivered were fulfilled, behold, there were twins in her womb.
25 And the first came out red, all over like an hairy garment; and they called his name Esau.(THE OLDER AN ARAB)
26 And after that came his brother out, and his hand took hold on Esau's heel; and his name was called Jacob:(THE YOUNGER-ISRAELI) and Isaac was threescore (60) years old when she bare them.(1967 + 60=2027)(COULD BE THE LAST GENERATION WHEN JERUSALEM IS DIVIDED AMOUNG THE 2 TWINS)(THE 2 TWINS WANT JERUSALEM-THE DIVISION OF JERUSALEM TODAY)(AND WHOS IN CONTROL OF JERUSALEM TODAY-THE YOUNGER ISSAC-JACOB-ISRAEL)(AND WHO WANTS JERUSALEM DIVIDED-THE OLDER,ESAU-ISHMAEL (THE ARABS)
ISAIAH 28:14-19 (THIS IS THE 7 YR TREATY COVENANT OF DANIEL 9:27)
14 Wherefore hear the word of the LORD, ye scornful men, that rule this people which is in Jerusalem.
15 Because ye have said, We have made a covenant with death, and with hell are we at agreement; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, it shall not come unto us: for we have made lies our refuge, and under falsehood have we hid ourselves:
16 Therefore thus saith the Lord GOD, Behold, I lay in Zion for a foundation a stone, a tried stone, a precious corner stone, a sure foundation: he that believeth shall not make haste.
17 Judgment also will I lay to the line, and righteousness to the plummet: and the hail shall sweep away the refuge of lies, and the waters shall overflow the hiding place.
18 And your covenant with death shall be disannulled, and your agreement with hell shall not stand; when the overflowing scourge shall pass through, then ye shall be trodden down by it.
19 From the time that it goeth forth it shall take you: for morning by morning shall it pass over, by day and by night: and it shall be a vexation only to understand the report.
Abbas turns down suggested meet with Rivlin in Brussels-As both leaders visit Belgium to address EU parliament, PA leader declines European invitation for sit-down with Israeli president-By Tamar Pileggi June 23, 2016, 12:54 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mahmoud Abbas turned down an invitation to meet with President Reuven Rivlin while the two leaders are in Brussels, an Israeli official said Thursday.Rivlins office told The Times of Israel the Palestinian leader “refused to accept a European initiative to set a meeting between the two.”Earlier this week, European Parliament President Martin Schulz sought to arrange what would have been the first meeting between Rivlin and Abbas as both visited the European capital to address MEPs on regional peace initiatives.After speaking with Rivlin on Wednesday, Schulz told reporters he hoped the two leaders would cross paths when Abbas arrived at the assembly later that evening.“I hope (Abbas) will arrive in due time before President Rivlin will leave, so my answer to you is that the diplomatic progress I wish depends a bit on the timetables of both,” he said.“If we achieve that both are crossing the floor in the European Parliament, I think they will not run away from each other so I will do my best,” Schulz added.Rivlin interjected: “I can assure you that I will not run away.”The European Union has been pressing hard to get the stalled Middle East peace process back on track based on a two-state solution.EU foreign ministers on Monday backed a French initiative to call an international conference on the Middle East, aimed at restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks which have been deadlocked since 2014.On Wednesday, Rivlin told MEPs the French plan suffered from “very fundamental faults” and was doomed to fail.“The French initiative suffers from fundamental faults. The attempt to return to negotiations for negotiations’ sake, not only does not bring us near the long-awaited solution, but rather drags us further away from it,” Rivlin said.Like other international initiatives to reach a peace agreement, the president said the plan’s inflexible “all or nothing” approach to the implementation of a two-state solution ignores the total lack of trust between Israelis and Palestinians.Rivlin urged EU nations to instead show patience and facilitate trust-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians.Abbas spoke to the plenary on Thursday, calling for a two-state solution and backing the Arab Peace Initiative, which calls for normalization of ties with Israel in exchange for a full West Bank pullout and other concessions.As part of the French initiative, earlier this month representatives from 28 Arab and Western countries, the Arab League, the European Union and the United Nations met in Paris to discuss ways in which the international community could help advance the Palestinian-Israel peace process. Neither Israeli nor Palestinian representatives were invited to attend the meeting, which aimed to lay the ground for a full-fledged peace conference to be held by the end of the year.AFP contributed to this report.
EU: Israeli accusations of ‘colonialism’ false and offensive-Union snaps back after attack by Foreign Ministry official, says absence of peace agreement has global repercussions-By Raphael Ahren June 22, 2016, 2:37 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
The European Union on Wednesday dismissed strident criticism by an Israeli official — who, among other things, had accused the organization of “colonialism” — as “offensive, inaccurate and inappropriate.”-On Tuesday, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Emmanuel Nahshon told The Times of Israel that the EU’s policies vis-a-vis the Israeli-Palestinian conflict feel like the “ghosts of a colonial European past coming back to life.”The Israeli diplomat further accused European leaders of cynically exploiting the conflict to deflect criticism and to distract the public from their inability to solve the continent’s real pressing problems.Nahshon’s comments “were offensive, inaccurate and inappropriate to the close and deep relations that Israel enjoys with the EU,” an official in the union’s delegation to Israel said the following day.-‘A comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been a priority for the EU’-“As a partner and as a neighbor, a comprehensive resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has long been a priority for the European Union as it is for Israel,” the official told The Times of Israel, insisting on anonymity because he was not authorized to address the matter in the press.“Contrary to Nahshon’s remarks, the EU is dealing with the challenges it is facing in the world, in the region and at home,” the official said. “The lack of progress in the Middle East peace process, which takes its toll on Israel and on the Palestinians, and continues to reverberate regionally and globally, is one of them.”Nahshon’s comments to The Times of Israel came on the heels of Monday’s meeting of the EU’s 28 foreign ministers in Brussels, after which they unanimously endorsed the French plan to host an international peace process later this year.Israel has repeatedly rejected the French initiative, arguing that it hardens Palestinian negotiating positions and thus distances peace.“When I look at the sequence of the EU implementing labeling [for settlement products] and now the endorsement of an international conference, I feel that those are the ghosts of a colonial European past coming back to life,” Nahshon had fumed.European leaders “have no credibility whatsoever if they deal with this conflict without dealing with the major issues that are far more important to Europe and the world, starting with the Syrian civil war, and challenges that Europe itself is facing, such as Brexit, immigration and Islamic terror,” he said.Jerusalem wonders “whether Israel is not being employed, whether we are not being used in a cynical and deliberate way as a kind of fig leaf, a universal panacea, for a continent that is obviously unwilling or unable to deal with its real issues,” the diplomat thundered.“Unfortunately, the conclusion is that this is probably the case,” he said. “Whenever you are in trouble, whenever you are a European leader unpopular at home, and whenever you face insurmountable challenges, then there’s nothing like organizing a conference on Israel to create a false agenda that will attract attention elsewhere.”If the EU was genuinely concerned about the stalled peace process, it would focus all its efforts on getting the Palestinians to agree to enter direct bilateral talks with Israel, the diplomat said.
Rivlin laments Abbas’s ‘strange’ refusal to meet Israeli leaders-In Brussels, president urges Quartet to give ‘serious consideration’ to Israel’s perspective in upcoming report on stalled peace talks-By Stuart Winer June 23, 2016, 5:54 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday expressed regret over Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas’s refusal to meet with him this week in Europe, calling Abbas’s ongoing avoidance of meetings with Israeli leaders “strange.”Rivlin made the comments during a joint press conference with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini, after the three met in Brussels.He argued that face-to-face negotiations were the best way forward toward a final peace agreement.“Direct talks is the only possible way to build trust to restore the condition for a peace perspective between Israelis and Palestinians,” Rivlin said. “There are no shortcuts or detours in the Middle East. On a personal level, I must say that I find it strange that President Mahmoud Abbas — my friend Abu Mazen — refused again and again to meet with Israeli leaders, and turns again and again to the support of the international community.”Earlier this week Rivlin’s foreign affairs adviser confirmed that EU officials had asked him if he was willing to meet with Abbas while both men were in Brussels.”“We can talk. We can talk directly, and find a way to build confidence…. I was happy to welcome the initiative by the representative of the EU to set up a meeting between me and President Abbas, who is also visiting Brussels on this very day,” he said.“I was very sorry to learn he rejected such a meeting. We will not be able to build trust between us if we don’t begin to speak directly and look at what we can do and what can be done, and not at what cannot be done. And there is a lot, a lot, to be done.”Rivlin also addressed an upcoming report, prepared by the Middle East Quartet — comprising the United Nations, United States, European Union, and Russia — on stalled peace talks with the Palestinians, which is expected to be critical of Israel over its role.“I truly hope this report will take Israel’s perspective into serious consideration,” he said. The country, he said, was obligated to protect its citizens, “not as a right… but as a duty.”Rivlin was in Brussels for a round of meetings with EU leaders, and addressed the European Parliament on Wednesday. Abbas gave a speech to the same plenum on Thursday, taking Israel to task for a series of grievances.Earlier in the week Rivlin met with European Council President Donald Tusk and with the president of the European Parliament, Martin Schulz.According to a Tuesday report on the Ynet news site, it was Schulz who pitched to Rivlin the idea of a meeting with Abbas.Rivlin and Abbas were initially supposed to stay in the same hotel during their time in Brussels, the report said, but when the arrangement was publicized, the Palestinian delegation quickly found an alternate location.The EU has recently renewed efforts to push Israelis and Palestinians toward talks on reaching a peace agreement, while positioning itself as a significant element in negotiations.
ISRAEL SATAN COMES AGAINST
1 CHRONICLES 21:1
1 And Satan stood up against Israel, and provoked David to number Israel.
1 Now the LORD had said unto Abram, Get thee out of thy country, and from thy kindred, and from thy father’s house, unto a land that I (GOD) will shew thee:
2 And I will make of thee a great nation, and I will bless thee, and make thy name great; and thou shalt be a blessing:
3 And I will bless them that bless thee,(ISRAELIS) and curse (DESTROY) him that curseth thee:(DESTROY THEM) and in thee shall all families of the earth be blessed.
11 Behold, all they that were incensed against thee (ISRAEL) shall be ashamed and confounded: they shall be as nothing;(DESTROYED) and they that strive with thee shall perish.(ISRAEL HATERS WILL BE TOTALLY DESTROYED)
7 Alas! for that day is great, so that none is like it: it is even the time of Jacob’s trouble;(ISRAEL) but he shall be saved out of it.
1 And at that time shall Michael(ISRAELS WAR ANGEL) stand up, the great prince which standeth for the children of thy people:(ISRAEL) and there shall be a time of trouble, such as never was since there was a nation(May 14,48) even to that same time: and at that time thy people shall be delivered, every one that shall be found written in the book.
4 But thou, O Daniel, shut up the words, and seal the book, even to the time of the end: many shall run to and fro,(WORLD TRAVEL,IMMIGRATION) and knowledge shall be increased.(COMPUTERS,CHIP IMPLANTS ETC)
If occupation ends, so will terror worldwide, Abbas tells EU-In speech to Brussels parliament, PA leader repeats hoax story of rabbis calling for poisoning of Palestinian wells-By Tamar Pileggi June 23, 2016, 2:45 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
In an appeal to the European Union on reaching a two-state solution to the conflict with Israel, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday said an end to Israeli presence in the West Bank and East Jerusalem would eradicate terrorism across the globe.Speaking to European Parliament lawmakers, Abbas also underscored Ramallah’s support for a two-state solution as outlined in the current French peace plan and the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, and pleaded with EU lawmakers to save Palestinians from Israeli “provocations,” including what he said were calls by rabbis to poison Palestinians’ water — repeating a hoax story.“We are against terrorism, in whatever form it may take, and whoever carries it out,” Abbas told members of the European Parliament to a resounding applause.“Once the occupation ends, terrorism will disappear, there will be no more terrorism in the Middle East, or anywhere else in the world,” he said.Speaking a day after his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin spoke in the same venue and rejected the French multilateral peace push, Abbas rebuffed the possibility of reaching an interim peace agreement with Israel as an exercise in pointlessness.“We reject any suggestion of temporary borders or an interim agreement because it’s a waste of time and does not lead anywhere,” he said.“We favor a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as the capital, and the solution will be based on the Arab Peace Initiative that was approved in 2002 with no changes to it,” Abbas said. “Our hands are extended with a desire for peace, we have the political will to achieve peace.”An international conference aimed at resurrecting the stalled peace talks, to be held later as part of the French plan, must include a “set schedule for negotiations and the implementation of decisions, and constitute a mechanism for the implementation and monitoring of the decisions, as happened in the negotiations with Iran,” he said.The Palestinian leader went on to condemn Israel’s “never-ending provocations” and “fascist policies,” and pointed as proof to sharp criticism of Israel’s current leadership made recently by former prime minister Ehud Barak and former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon.Israel, Abbas charged, has started three wars in Gaza and killed thousands of people in the process. Since 1967, the PA leader continued, Israel has imprisoned over 1 million Palestinians.“Israel has “turned our country into an open-air prison,” Abbas told EU lawmakers. “You are our friends, help us.”In his address, Abbas also touched on the persistent Israeli accusations of Palestinian incitement, saying he was willing to re-start the Tripartite Committee on Incitement watchdog group to monitor calls for violence on either side, a move Israel has consistently rejected.He called for the EU to join the joint US- Israeli-Palestinian commission.While Israel typically accuses Palestinian officials of encouraging violence against Israelis, Abbas claimed that rabbis in Israel had recently called for the poisoning of Palestinian water supplies to murder Palestinians.“The Israelis are doing this as well… certain rabbis in Israel have said very clearly to their government that our water should be poisoned in order to have Palestinians killed,” he said, repeating an anti-Semitic canard.A story reported in the Turkish press earlier in June claimed a rabbi had made such a call, leading to denunciations by the Palestine Liberation Organization, though the story was quickly debunked.Abbas went on to press EU lawmakers on why Israel was “free to act with impunity” and was not held accountable under international law.“Why is international law not being applied in the case of Israel?” he asked to applause by MEP lawmakers.The European Union has been pressing hard to get the stalled Middle East peace process back on track based on a two-state solution.EU foreign ministers on Monday backed a French initiative to call an international conference on the Middle East aimed at restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks, which have been deadlocked since 2014.On Wednesday Rivlin addressed the EU parliament, saying the French plan was doomed to fail and suffered from “very fundamental faults.Like other international initiatives to reach a peace agreement, the president said the plan’s inflexible “all or nothing” approach to the implementation of a two-state solution ignores the total lack of trust between Israelis and Palestinians.Rivlin urged EU nations to instead show patience and facilitate trust-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians.Later Thursday, President Reuven Rivlin was set to meet with EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini.Abbas met with Mogherini earlier in the day, and told a press conference he had doubts about Israel’s commitment to peace-“If Israel wanted peace with its Arab neighbors, it must end its control over our people and home country first by withdrawing from our lands and acknowledging the rights of our people, which also has a significant interest for Israel as it would be possible then to apply the Arab Peace Initiative in accordance with the Beirut conference of 2002,” Abbas said.Earlier in the day, Rivlin’s office said Abbas had spurned an attempt to broker a sit-down between the two while in Brussels.
Israel accuses Abbas of peddling lies, promoting blood libels-Netanyahu’s office says the Palestinian leader showed his ‘true colors’ in Brussels speech to European parliament-By Times of Israel staff June 23, 2016, 8:46 pm
Israel excoriated Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday, saying he was peddling lies and promoting blood libels after the he told European lawmakers in Brussels that terrorism worldwide would be eradicated if only Israel withdrew from the West Bank and East Jerusalem.Abbas also pleaded with EU lawmakers to save Palestinians from Israeli “provocations,” including what he said were calls by rabbis to poison Palestinians’ water — repeating a debunked hoax story.“Abbas showed his true colors in Brussels. Someone who refuses to meet with the [Israeli] president [Reuven Rivlin] and with Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu for direct negotiations, and someone who promotes blood libels in the European parliament, is lying when he claims his hand is outstretched in peace,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.“Israel waits for the day Abbas stops peddling lies and inciting [against Israel]. Until then, Israel will continue to defend itself against Palestinian incitement, which fuels terror,” the statement said.In his speech earlier Thursday, Abbas cited recent criticisms of the current Israeli leadership by former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon and former prime minister Ehud Barak in condemning Israel’s “never-ending provocations” and “fascist policies.”Ya’alon took issue with Abbas’s mention of him, accusing the Palestinian leader of taking advantage of “true, healthy, democratic dialogue that exists in Israeli society (and that does not exist in his).”Abbas, said Ya’alon in a Facebook status, was “lying, as usual, and continuing to propagate blood libels against Israel,” and was proving yet again that he was never interested in an “agreement that recognizes the State of Israel as the state of the Jewish people.”“We mustn’t delude ourselves,” urged the former defense minister, who was recently effectively ousted from his position following a political upheaval that saw Yisrael Beytenu join Netanyahu’s ruling coalition and Avigdor Liberman take up the prestigious defense portfolio.Earlier Thursday, Abbas refused to meet with Rivlin, who was also in Brussels and who addressed the European Parliament a day earlier.US-based Jewish groups joined the fray in denouncing Abbas, with the Anti-Defamation League accusing Abbas of making a speech that “interspersed claims of an interest in reconciliation with Israel with base allegations against the Jewish state, which are reminiscent of age-old anti-Semitic stereotypes.”“Unfortunately, conspiratorial incitement by the Palestinian Authority is not new,” said ADL CEO Jonathan Greenblatt, adding that Abbas’s “charges of an Israeli effort to poison Palestinian water, and claims of Israel serving as the root of terrorism worldwide, are particularly disturbing and significant.”The American Jewish Committee also issued a sharp rebuke of the PA president, calling him a “great disappointer” who “abused an international platform to deliver yet another tirade full of invectives and falsehoods against Israel.”AJC CEO David Harris said that “Abbas’s malicious attack contradicts any attempt he made to verbally offer a hand for peace. Indeed, Abbas demonstrably held back his hand both by his remarks, and by rejecting an EU request that he meet with President Rivlin.”In his speech, Abbas said the Palestinian Authority supported efforts to reach a two-state solution as outlined in the current French peace plan and the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative, and dismissed calls for an interim agreement.“We reject any suggestion of temporary borders or an interim agreement because it’s a waste of time and does not lead anywhere,” he said.“We favor a two-state solution based on the 1967 borders with East Jerusalem as the capital, and the solution will be based on the Arab Peace Initiative that was approved in 2002 with no changes to it,” Abbas continued. “Our hands are extended with a desire for peace, we have the political will to achieve peace.”An international conference aimed at resurrecting the stalled peace talks, to be held later as part of the French plan, must include a “set schedule for negotiations and the implementation of decisions, and constitute a mechanism for the implementation and monitoring of the decisions, as happened in the negotiations with Iran,” he said.The Palestinian leader also claimed that “once the occupation ends, terrorism will disappear, there will be no more terrorism in the Middle East, or anywhere else in the world.”He accused Israel of turning “our country into an open-air prison.”Touching on persistent Israeli accusations of Palestinian incitement, Abbas claimed that rabbis in Israel had recently called for the poisoning of Palestinian water supplies to murder Palestinians.“The Israelis are doing this as well… certain rabbis in Israel have said very clearly to their government that our water should be poisoned in order to have Palestinians killed,” he said, repeating an anti-Semitic canard.A story reported in the Turkish press earlier in June claimed a rabbi had made such a call, leading to denunciations by the Palestine Liberation Organization, though the story was quickly debunked.Abbas went on to press EU lawmakers on why Israel was “free to act with impunity” and was not held accountable under international law.“Why is international law not being applied in the case of Israel?” he asked to applause by MEP lawmakers.The European Union has been pressing hard to get the stalled Middle East peace process back on track based on a two-state solution.EU foreign ministers on Monday backed a French initiative to call an international conference on the Middle East aimed at restarting Israeli-Palestinian talks, which have been deadlocked since 2014.
Hezbollah MP urges kidnapping Israeli civilians in next war-Walid Sukkarieh says seizing northern communities would block Israeli use of disproportionate force, create new balance of power-By Times of Israel staff June 23, 2016, 10:02 pm
A member of parliament from the political arm of Lebanese terror group Hezbollah called for Israeli communities to be captured and civilians taken hostage in any future war with Israel.Speaking on Hezbollah’s al-Manar TV, MP Walid Sukkarieh said that in addition to the group’s missile arsenal — said to number in the tens of thousands — an offensive to seize northern Israeli communities should be employed to prevent Israel from retaliating and implementing its “Dahiyeh Doctrine,” a military strategy that advocates the use of disproportionate force against a militant entity by destroying civilian infrastructure.The strategy, named after a suburb of Beirut, was implemented in the Second Lebanon War in 2006 to level whole buildings in the Hezbollah stronghold using sustained airstrikes. The doctrine was first mentioned in 2008 by the then head of the IDF’s northern division and current IDF chief of staff, Gadi Eisenkot, who warned that Israel would reapply the strategy in every village in Lebanon from which Israel is attacked.Israel is preparing to mark the 10-year anniversary of the 34-day war next month.Sukkarieh said in his interview on June 18 that Israel could not implement the doctrine if Hezbollah holds Israelis hostage in another round of conflict.“The Israeli people would be a prisoner in our hands. This would prevent Israel from targeting civilians on our side. It would not be able to implement the Dahiyeh strategy. They have threatened that in the next war, they will implement this strategy and destroy all of Lebanon. What will they destroy if we hold settlements hostage? We will have hostages. If they kill us, we will kill them,” he argued, according to a translation posted Thursday by the Middle East Media Research Institute.The Hezbollah MP added that seizing Israeli lands would create a new balance of power in the region, one in favor of the Palestinian cause, and that no outside element would successfully force Hezbollah to withdraw.“Under these circumstances, no resolution will be able to force you to withdraw to your previous positions, and to hand this land back to Israel. Even the Arab [regimes] would not be able to tolerate this. The worst Arab regimes would not be able to accept this. They would not be able to say: ‘Hezbollah managed to liberate a settlement in Palestine, but it must withdraw from it.’ A new situation will be forced upon the conflict between Hezbollah and Israel,[and] upon the Palestinian cause as a whole,” he said.Last week, Israeli Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz warned that Lebanon would be “ruined” in any future conflict between the IDF and Hezbollah, calling Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah a “megalomaniac” with no concept of reality.“Hezbollah continues to be the primary non-state threat, not only to Israel but also to Lebanon,” he told the Herzliya Conference, an annual seminar reviewing Israel’s security.He added that a conflict with the group could be triggered by a minor incident due to “the megalomaniac character of the organization’s leader, Hassan Nasrallah, a fanatical personality who lacks any conception of reality except, perhaps, anything to do with protecting his personal security.”His remarks came a day after IDF Military Intelligence chief Maj. Gen. Herzl Halevy, speaking at the same conference, put particular emphasis on the threat from Hezbollah in Lebanon.Hezbollah is believed to have an arsenal of more than 100,000 missiles and rockets, along with weapons systems “that they never had before,” Halevy said.But Katz said that it is Israel’s northern neighbor and the Hezbollah leader who had the most to lose in a conflict with Israel.“A war in Lebanon and an attack on the Israeli home front will bring about the ousting of Nasrallah and will bring ruin to Lebanon,” he predicted.
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)
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)
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.
UN official: Israel to ratify nuke test ban treaty within 5 years-Lassina Zerbo meets with PM Netanyahu, makes his case for the Jewish state to pick the ‘low-hanging fruit’ of the pact-By Judah Ari Gross June 23, 2016, 5:34 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Year after year, Dr. Lassina Zerbo returns to Israel with the hope of convincing the Jewish state to ratify an international treaty banning nuclear tests, a move the UN nuclear test ban czar claims would have little negative effect on Israel’s security but would be a “serious step forward in showing goodwill on arms control.”Though his task may seem Sisyphean and occasionally “frustrating,” the head of the United Nation’s Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization sees progress being made, notably in the fact that this year he met personally with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, instead of meeting with a cabinet minister as he has done in the past.“It’s a step up. The issue has been elevated to [Netanyahu’s] level,” Zerbo told The Times of Israel in the lobby of Tel Aviv’s David InterContinental Hotel on Tuesday.Netanyahu, for his part, was apparently convinced of the argument, saying this week that Israel would ratify the treaty at some point in the future, depending upon “the regional context and the appropriate timing.”The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, known as the CTBT, was passed by the United Nations in 1996. Though Israel signed the treaty, it — along with seven other countries — has yet to ratify it, keeping the CTBT from being fully implemented.For the treaty to go into effect, it still needs to be ratified by China, the United States, Egypt, Israel and Iran, and needs to be both signed and ratified by North Korea, India and Pakistan.In the meantime, using 337 facilities around the world, Zerbo’s organization monitors seismic activity and sound waves on land and underwater, as well as radioactive particles, to detect nuclear detonations anywhere on the planet.The nuclear test ban treaty is different from the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, which tries to prevent the spread of atomic weapons, in that the CTBT looks only to ban nuclear detonation tests — think Bikini Atoll — something Israel allegedly hasn’t done since the late 1970s.In fact, the only country that is believed to have conducted such a test in the past decade is North Korea, according to the CTBTO.The US military detected the dictatorial regime’s latest test earlier this month, but the CTBTO picked up the country’s last nuclear detonation in January.“No decent country in the world will carry out a nuclear test explosion — that [practice] is done,” Zerbo said.For this reason, the CTBTO executive secretary regularly refers to the treaty as “low-hanging fruit,” a measure that the vast majority of countries have agreed to already.-Lots to gain, little to lose-During their 40-minute meeting, he and Netanyahu held a “frank and open discussion” about the nuclear test ban treaty, and the prime minister was “well-informed on the issue,” Zerbo said.Zerbo was somewhat surprised by how well the conversation went, considering Israel’s sometimes publicly acrimonious relationship with the United Nations.“I think it went better than anyone expected — though I probably shouldn’t say that,” he said.Nevertheless, the conversation was a “step up and a step forward” in getting Israel to ratify the treaty, Zerbo said.To Zerbo, who is originally from Burkina Faso but now operates out of Vienna, ratifying the treaty would give Israel more information about who is conducting nuclear tests and would make Israel “less isolated” in the international community.And the cost, he argued, would be minimal. The CTBT would not impede Israel’s ability to carry out laboratory tests or employ its alleged second strike capabilities in the case of an attack.Zerbo was unwilling to hazard a precise estimation of when Israel would ratify the treaty, but said he expected it would happen “sometime in the next five years.”He added, “That can mean tomorrow or in five years.”One of the hang-ups in the past was the lack of monitoring stations in the region, which Israel’s representative to the CTBTO, Merav Zafary-Odiz, has said would keep the treaty from being fully enforceable in the region. A planned facility in Egypt has yet to be built, and an existing detection site in Iran is not connected to the rest of the network.But in the past year a monitoring station was completed in Turkmenistan, just north of Iran, Zerbo said, which will provide additional coverage for the Middle East.Plus, he added, the construction of the Egyptian facility was only “a matter of time.”However, Israel’s main concerns regarding the CTBT have less to do with the treaty itself and more with the “regional context,” Netanyahu said, presumably referring to Iran, which has also not yet ratified the treaty.Israel would be loath to take the potential first steps toward nuclear non-proliferation if its neighbors were not doing the same.In the year since Zerbo’s last visit to Israel, the Iran nuclear deal was signed, halting the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program at least temporarily.While he thinks it was a “mistake” that ratifying the CTBT was not a part of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action — something that should have been a “no-brainer” — he said he understood that throwing too many things into the agreement could have potentially scuttled the whole deal.Though it was not required by the JCPOA, Zerbo told the Associated Press that Iran should still ratify the treaty as a sign of “good faith or goodwill.”Since the signing of the JCPOA last year, Zerbo has met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif to convince him to get Iran to do so.Zarif appeared to be in favor of the action and seemed “sincere” in saying so, but Zerbo did not seem convinced that it would happen any time soon.Rather, he said, it was important to focus on the younger generation of Iranians “who are interested in connecting with the world.”Zerbo’s work, traveling around the world to convince the remaining eight countries to ratify the nuclear test ban treaty, can be “frustrating” and slow-going.“But you have to love the process,” he said.Though he loves his work and believes in the CTBT, Zerbo said he would like nothing more than to be out of a job.Looking out the hotel window toward the Mediterranean Sea, he said that on the day the last country ratifies the nuclear test ban “I will lie down under a palm tree, look up at the sky and enjoy life.”
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