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End Times Headline News. November 20 2023
Hostages held by Hamas could be released in coming days. Iran unveils hypersonic missile. UK government will not end WHO membership. 200 Medical Journals, UN Call for New Global Health Emergency
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There is hope some of the 240 Jewish hostages held by Hamas could be released in the coming days following negotiations between Israel and Hamas reportedly brokered by the United States and Qatar. Sky News host Sharri Markson says no deal is finalised, but the Washington Post reports Israel would take a five-day pause in return for a group of hostages – potentially the women and children. “I've confirmed independently the principle of this is correct, that this is what's being negotiated,” she said.
With unusual candor, Netanyahu says Israel is doing its utmost to free as many hostages as it can, ‘including in stages’; the IDF faces complex challenges as Hamas gunmen melt away
Saturday night’s press conference by the three war cabinet ministers underlined the degree to which the fate of the hostages has come to dominate tactics, and perhaps even strategy, in Israel’s war on Hamas.
Earlier in the evening, Gadi Eisenkot, a former IDF chief of staff who is an observer in the war cabinet, reportedly told representatives of the families that “the return of the hostages is the supreme priority [of the war], ahead of the destruction of Hamas.”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son sparks controversy with Telegram channel posts attacking the IDF, court, and media.
Yair Netanyahu, the son of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, sparked backlash Saturday night when he posted content on his Telegram channel criticizing the IDF, the courts, and the media, coinciding with his father's press conference.
In one post, he claimed that the decisions made by the High Court of Justice led to changes in the IDF's rules of engagement at the Gaza border, enabling Hamas terrorists to approach the border fence. He then shared posts blaming the IDF for the failure on October 7, when Hamas terrorists massacred 1,200 Israelis and kidnapped hundreds to hold hostage in the Gaza Strip.
PM’s office accuses Tehran-backed rebels of committing ‘another act of Iranian terrorism’ with seizure of Galaxy Leader vessel
Yemen’s Houthi rebels claimed Sunday that they had hijacked an Israeli cargo ship traveling through the Red Sea, as the Jewish state blamed Iran for the incident and denied that the vessel was Israeli.
The Tehran-backed Houthis released a statement claiming responsibility, with Houthi spokesperson Yahya Saree saying in a statement that the rebels “carried out a military operation in the Red Sea, the results of which were the seizure of an Israeli ship and taking it to the Yemeni coast.”
Defense minister says Iran ramping up attacks, as terrorists launched more rockets, drones, anti-tank missiles from Lebanon on Sunday; IDF responded with strikes
Defense Minister Yoav Gallant told reporters Sunday that Lebanon’s Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group had fired 1,000 munitions at Israel since October 7, warning that Tehran was intensifying its attacks against the Jewish state.
The comments came as Hezbollah launched more rocket and missile attacks and instigated drone infiltrations at northern Israeli communities Sunday, undeterred by the stormy weather, leading Israeli forces to respond against targets belonging to the terror group in Lebanon.
The far-right Otzma Yehudit party wants to legalize the execution of convicted terrorists
Israel’s far-right Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) party has submitted a bill mandating “the death penalty for terrorists,” which will be debated this week.
“I expect all members of the Knesset to support this important law,” Otzma Yehudit's leader, Israeli National Security Minister Itamar Ben Gvir, wrote on X (formerly Twitter) on Saturday.
Tehran’s ballistic weapon reportedly makes use of a technology possessed by very few nations
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) unveiled the nation’s cutting-edge hypersonic missile at a ceremony in Tehran attended by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday, local media reported. The projectile reportedly makes use of rare hypersonic glider technology.
The missile was presented at the Ashura Aerospace Science and Technology University during an exhibition showcasing the Islamic Republic’s advancements in aerospace tech.
The second-in-command of the Lebanese resistance says Israel would have 'collapsed within days' of 7 October were it not for the support of the US...
In an extensive interview with Spanish daily El Mundo, the Deputy Secretary-General of Hezbollah, Naim Qassem, said that attacking US positions in West Asia is “essential” to stop the mass murder of Palestinians in Gaza due to the unfettered support given by Washington to Tel Aviv.
“It is the [western] axis that supports the occupation, legitimizes the murder of children and women, the destruction of hospitals, and grants immunity to Israel to continue its massacres. The US is supporting these massacres, and that is why attacking the US is essential to stop the aggression against Gaza,” Qassem said in the interview published on 14 November.
Finland has accused Moscow of weaponizing the EU migrant crisis
Finland has deployed soldiers to help reinforce the Vartius crossing on its 1,340-kilometer border with Russia.
Varius is one of the four crossings that remain open following Helsinki’s decision to close the southern entry points amid the accusation that Russia is “funneling” migrants and asylum-seekers from third countries to the Finnish border.
The Russian president will reportedly participate in an online leaders' assembly organized by India
President Vladimir Putin will take part in a virtual G20 summit on Wednesday that has been organized by India, Russian state media channel Rossiya-1 reported on Sunday.
The Russian leader had skipped the 'Group of 20' summit in New Delhi in September, as did Chinese President Xi Jinping.
As Zelensky insists that Ukraine can win the war, the media admits that Ukraine is all out of young men and the average age of a Ukrainian soldier is 43! Now the Washington Post is throwing Ukraine under the bus with an "investigation" showing that a rogue ops unit sabotaged the Nord Stream Pipeline. This story is...hard to believe.
The number of videos from Ukrainian frontlines, showing women serving in the ranks of the Ukrainian army, has significantly grown in recent weeks. Most of female Ukrainian servicemen are busy filming senseless TikTok videos, which are largely promoted by Kiev media amid the ongoing campaign aimed to push women to the front. Unfortunately, more and more Ukrainian women are now filmed by the Russian military and they do not prove the effectiveness of female warriors. Some of them are lucky to surrender, but more of them are dying in trenches.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) - US President Joe Biden's approval rating has fallen to its lowest level during his presidency and reached 40%, a US media poll showed on Sunday.
The poll added that 57% of respondents do not approve of Biden’s performance as the US president. In addition, the poll showed that only 33% are in favor of Biden’s foreign policy, a decrease of 8 points from September, while 62% of voters, including 30% of Democrats, say they are dissatisfied with the president's handling of foreign policy.
The vessel with 140 crew members aboard was almost crushed as it nearly descended into the “danger zone,” according to the paper
Britain came close to losing one of its four Vanguard-class nuclear submarines, as key equipment malfunctioned aboard the decades-old vessel, The Sun reported on Sunday.
A disaster almost happened when the sub, armed with two Trident nuclear missiles, was preparing to start a patrol mission in the Atlantic, the tabloid said without revealing the date of the incident.
Economy Minister Sergio Massa has conceded defeat to self-described “anarcho-capitalist” Javier Milei
Libertarian economist Javier Milei was elected to become Argentina’s next president on Sunday.
With 86.59% of the votes counted, Milei won with nearly 56%, while his rival in the runoff, Economy Minister Sergio Massa, received 44%.
Investigative journalist Ben Swann posted footage from the Chinese Communist Party’s Xiong’an City project, one of the world’s largest construction sites.
Xiong’an has been called the “city of the future” and Xi Jinping reportedly has been personally involved in making decisions for its development.
The massive site is set to be a 15-minute city.
The Elites of the World Return to Climate Crisis to Increase Their Stranglehold Over Us!
In response to a petition to end the UK’s membership of the World Health Organisation (“WHO”), the Department for Health and Social Care has stated: “The UK Government will not end our WHO membership.”
A petition to Parliament to end the UK’s membership of WHO has obtained just under 60,000 signatures. At 100,000 signatures, the petition will be considered for debate in Parliament, although there is no automatic parliamentary debate of those that pass this threshold.
Nearly one million chickens slaughtered in Minnesota and now another 1.2 million at Iowa farm where bird flu was found
Earlier this month we reported how nearly 1 million chickens on a Minnesota egg farm would be slaughtered in hopes to stop the spread of the highly contagious bird flu after it was confirmed there.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced that the virus was found at a farm in Wright County, Minnesota, as well as in three smaller flocks in South Dakota and Iowa. Whenever the highly pathogenic avian influenza virus is detected on a farm, the entire flock is killed as to keep it from spreading to other farms.
An invasive species of tick is creeping across the eastern U.S., killing livestock in its wake as it travels west. These Asian long-horned ticks, found only in the U.S. for the first time in 2017, have now been discovered on pets, livestock, wildlife, and people across 19 U.S. states, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning.
The invasive ticks were even found to be responsible for the deaths of three cows in Ohio, having bitten them thousands of times to the point that the cows died of blood loss, a recent paper in the Journal of Medical Entomology revealed.
In a landmark decision, a Missouri jury has ordered Bayer AG’s Monsanto unit to pay more than $1.5 billion in damages to three former users of its Roundup weedkiller. This ruling, one of Monsanto’s largest trial losses in the five-year litigation over the herbicide, raises new questions about the safety of the controversial product and the company’s future legal challenges.
In a late Friday decision, jurors awarded James Draeger, Valorie Gunther, and Dan Anderson $61.1 million in actual damages and a staggering $500 million each in punitive damages. They claimed that years of using Roundup on their properties led to their non-Hodgkin’s lymphomas.
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) – a group that claims to seek equity around the world, and whose sponsored groups work to fulfil the “achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals defined in the 2030 Agenda” – has detailed a new action plan that lays out the blueprint to mitigate content on social media and online as a whole.
The plans were announced on November 6th, which UNESCO boasts “is the result of a consultation process on a scale unprecedented,” with contributions from 134 countries and other stakeholders over the course of 18 months in the works.
There has been a "strong" increase in the number of anti-Christian hate crimes taking place across Europe, with particular concern expressed about the treatment of Christians in the UK.
There were 748 cases recorded across 30 European countries in 2022, up from 519 the previous year, according to a new report by the Observatory on Intolerance and Discrimination Against Christian in Europe (OIDAC) published on Thursday.
Elon Musk says the risk of advanced AI is so high that the public needs to know why OpenAI fired Sam Altman
Elon Musk said that the potential danger of AI is so great that OpenAI, the most powerful artificial intelligence company in the world right now, should disclose the reason it fired CEO Sam Altman.
OpenAI announced Altman’s firing on Friday, saying only that the company, which makes ChatGPT, “no longer has confidence in his ability to continue leading.”
According to Business Insider, Musk, responding to a post on X from former Yammer CEO David Sacks, said that “given the risk and power of advanced AI, the public should be informed of why the board felt they had to take such a drastic decision.”
Researchers at the Zurich-based ETH public university, along with a US-based startup called Inkbit, have done the impossible. They’ve printed a robot hand complete with bones, ligaments, and tendons for the very first time, representing a major leap forward in 3D printing technology.
It’s worth noting that the various parts of the hand were printed simultaneously, and not cobbled together after the fact, as indicated in a research journal published in Nature.