Cruz: If not for Dad’s conversion, ‘I would have been raised by a single mother’

Cruz: If not for Dad’s conversion, ‘I would have been raised by a single mother’

Presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced his presidential bid at Liberty University, a well-known conservative, Christian college founded by Jerry Falwell. It’s a testament to his faith and Southern Baptist roots that have kept him grounded throughout his life. “You know, when I was a young child, my parents were living up in Calgary,” […]

Palestinian scientist in key slot at Israeli ministry describes pros and cons of dual identity

Palestinian scientist in key slot at Israeli ministry describes pros and cons of dual identity

A scientist from East Jerusalem was appointed to a senior position at Israel’s science and technology bureau Sunday, becoming the highest-ranking Palestinian without Israeli citizenship in an official government post. Tarek Abu-Hamed of Sur Baher, who specializes in the field of chemical engineering, was named as deputy chief scientist of Israel’s Ministry of Science, Technology […]

Blood moon judgment: Israeli rabbi calls for prayer and repentance

Blood moon judgment: Israeli rabbi calls for prayer and repentance

JERUSALEM, Israel — A mystic Israeli rabbi from southern Israel has called on all Jews to repent and pray with the approach of the third blood moon of a tetrad cycle, to appear in the skies during Passover and Good Friday. The website Breaking Israel News reports that Rabbi Amram Vankin predicted years ago that […]

‘Death to America, death to Israel’: Last words of worshippers in mosque attack

‘Death to America, death to Israel’: Last words of worshippers in mosque attack

WorldTribune.com Special to WorldTribune.com An Islamic preacher was leading congregants in a chant against America, Israel and Jews last week when a terrorist with the Islamic State of Iraq and Levant blew himself up in their midst. Some 142 people were killed and 351 were wounded in the attack at a Shi’ite mosque in Sanaa, […]

Pastor Hagee sees ‘supernatural’ signs of major change in Mideast

Pastor Hagee sees ‘supernatural’ signs of major change in Mideast

SAN ANTONIO — The Book of Genesis says God uses the sun, moon, and stars for signs and seasons. Examples can be found throughout the Bible. … According to Pastor John Hagee, God is getting ready to speak this way once again. “There’s a sense in the world that things are changing and God is trying […]

Christianity was finished in Iraq even before the advent of ISIL

Christianity was finished in Iraq even before the advent of ISIL

IRBIL — In the part of his Sept. 10 speech on confronting the Islamic State that probably drew the least attention, President Obama mentioned the need to help Christians and other minorities, expelled from cities and villages in northern Iraq, return from where they came. “We cannot allow these communities to be driven from their […]

Apocalypse? No, an ‘unraveling’ of what had passed for civilization

Apocalypse? No, an ‘unraveling’ of what had passed for civilization

NY Times Op-ed It was the time of unraveling. Long afterward, in the ruins, people asked: How could it happen? It was a time of beheadings. With a left-handed sawing motion, against a desert backdrop, in bright sunlight, a Muslim with a British accent cut off the heads of two American journalists and a British […]

Hollywood stars condemn Hamas hatred

Hollywood stars condemn Hamas hatred

Close to 200 Hollywood stars, including Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, have signed a statement condemning the “ideologies of hatred” of militant group Hamas, and called for peace and justice in Gaza. “We, the undersigned, are saddened by the devastating loss of life endured by Israelis and Palestinians in Gaza. We are pained by the […]

‘Hand of God’ diverted missile from apartment tower in Tel Aviv

‘Hand of God’ diverted missile from apartment tower in Tel Aviv

World Net Daily Israel Today translated a report from a Hebrew-language news site, which noted the Iron Dome battery failed three times to intercept an incoming rocket headed toward Tel Aviv last week. The commander recalled: “A missile was fired from Gaza. Iron Dome precisely calculated [its trajectory]. We know where these missiles are going […]