Christian Allies of Israel Meet with Arab Leaders

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2 nov 2018 (Gehele dag)
Christian Allies of Israel Meet with Arab Leaders
Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman hosted a group of Evangelical Christians in Riyadh on Thursday, including Joel C. Rosenberg and Mike Evans, both well-known allies of the Jewish State. “We were pleased by the invitation extended to us more than two months ago by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia," the delegation said in a statement. "Without question, this is a season of tremendous change in the Middle East, and therefore we have been grateful for the opportunity to meet in-person with key Arab leaders to understand their goals and to ask direct questions. We look forward to building upon these relationships and continuing the dialogue.”

The delegation also met with several senior Ministers in the Saudi government and they came to Riyadh following a similar visit to Abu Dhabi where they met with with Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Zayed and senior officials of his government. Previously, they met with the leadership of Egypt and Jordan.

Netanyahu in Bulgaria
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Bulgaria on Thursday for meetings with the leaders of that country as well as Romania, Greece and Serbia. The meetings are meant to build stronger relationships with Balkan allies and serve, in part, as a counter-balance to the increasingly hostile diplomatic stance taken towards Israel elsewhere in the European Union. “This is a process that will take time, but I believe in setting a goal, and systematically setting out to achieve it – and I believe this is something we will achieve with time,” he told reporters at Ben Gurion Airport just prior to boarding his flight.

Here is the video of Netanyahu’s joint press appearance with his Bulgarian counterpart



Here is the video of his statement along with the other Balkan leaders at the summit



Iranian FM Accuses Israel of Conspiring to Wreck JCPOA
Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif sent out two tweets Thursday accusing Israel of entering into a conspiracy to turn world powers against his country and convince European powers in particular to think twice about continued support for the JCPOA nuclear deal. He explained in the tweets that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency is responsible for “false flag” operations which make it appear as if Iranian agents have engaged in nefarious activities in European countries.

Israel Blesses the World
Governor, Prof. Ben Ayade of the Nigerian state of Cross River announced this week that he has signed an agreement with Israel’s Ministry of Agriculture to train farmers in his state in order to boost food production and general economic performance. “Cross River is fully prepared to become number one rice producer in Nigeria with the training and equipping of over 1000 farmers with 21st century farming skills in the first phase of the training progam,” he said. “I brought experts from Israel to train us and allow us to have the full benefit of our rice factory that we have set up here for maximal benefits to the citizenry.”

China-Israel Cooperation Deals Signed
The movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) Israel suffered another defeat on Thursday when officials from China and Israel signed a large number of high-level bilateral collaboration agreements at the fourth annual China Yunnan-Israel Innovation Cooperation Forum in Tel Aviv. The agreements, covering various aspects of academic, economic, agricultural and technological cooperation, hold the potential for billions of dollars of investment in the Jewish state and the creation of tens of thousands of jobs.

Russia Warns Israel to Curtail Activity in Syria
Russia’s Defense Ministry issued a statement Thursday warning against “hot heads” who might be tempted to escalate the situation in Syria, with Ministry spokesman Maj. Gen. Igor Konashenkov specifically mentioning that the recently deployed S-300 air defense system was meant to deter such adventurism. Sources in the Kremlin confirmed to media outlets that the statement had been meant for Israel, which has reportedly continued to strike at Iranian targets in Syria despite Teheran’s alliance with Russia.

Today’s video shows how archeologists are finding proof of the Bible in Israel