Archive: April 2017

Apr. 02

Agreement on evacuation of five West Bank outposts

Apr. 03

Israel’s ENP progress report

‘Israel has been an active partner in the framework of the ENP, as demonstrated by the progress made in implementing a large number of priorities of the Action Plan.’

Apr. 04

Blair: I want to awaken world’s conscience

Argues that religions of all kinds should be rescued from extremism

Apr. 04

Brown hosts progressive governance summit

Over 300 world leaders attend, including Solana

Apr. 04

EU: Time for a single, strong voice

Apr. 07

Olmert, Abbas affirm agreement will be reached by end of 2008

Apr. 07

EU says ENP is working, seeks to strengthen relationship with Israel

Apr. 08

Solana meets on the AoC

‘Mr. Solana and Mr. Sampaio exchanged views on how the EU and the AoC can further their cooperation in a comprehensive, yet concrete and result-oriented manner.’

Apr. 08

Solana: Peace settlement by 2008 still possible

Apr. 11

Slovakia, Poland ratify Lisbon Treaty

Apr. 14

Could Ireland topple Lisbon Treaty?

Ireland is the only one of 27 EU Member States set to hold a public referendum on the Lisbon Treaty. A poll released today shows that 60 percent of Irish voters are still undecided. What will the Irish decide come June 12?

Apr. 15

Irish government embarrassed by leaked EU treaty e-mail

The fate of the EU Lisbon Treaty may be in the hands of Irish voters. Today, a leaked e-mail revealed a secret strategy between the Irish government and Brussels to get the treaty through.

Apr. 17

Abbas says Mideast peace conference will be held in Moscow in June

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas appealed Thursday for greater urgency in reaching peace in the Middle East … He said peace between Israel and Palestine is possible by the end of 2008 because ’90 percent of our problems with Israel are already solved.’”

Apr. 17

Brussels delays reform budget talks until after Irish referendum

Apr. 17

EU to sign energy security pact with Iraq

Apr. 18

Pope addresses the UN Friday

“Pope Benedict XVI today stressed the United Nations major role in seeking a better world as he highlighted, during an address to the General Assembly, the need to protect human rights, ensure development, security and reduce local and global inequalities.”

Apr. 18

New U.S. embassy in Iraq to be largest U.S. embassy in world

Apr. 18

Palestinians to begin policing in West Bank

Apr. 18

Egypt makes ‘good progress’ in ceasefire talks between Israel and Hamas

Apr. 18

Mideast Quartet approves Moscow peace meeting

Apr. 20

Putin makes historic visit to Libya

Russian president Vladimir Putin met with Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, April 16, to discuss energy contracts and arm sales. This may be the start of an alliance, including Russia and Libya, that will attack Israel in the last days (Ezekiel 38:1-6). Note: “Put” is the biblical name for Libya.

Apr. 21

British prime minister calls for new world order led by Europe and U.S.

During his first foreign policy address in the United States, Gordon Brown called Friday on the United States and Europe to lead a new world order. The stage is being set for the Antichrist to step into his global role.

Apr. 22

Brian McLaren tells youth ministers to lessen focus on Second Coming

Focusing on the Second Coming leads to less effective Christian lives, according to Brian McLaren, who spoke at a Willow Creek student ministries conference, April 9-10. McLaren is among a growing number of Christian leaders who discourage their followers from studying end-times prophecy.

Apr. 22

Abbas to discuss Israel-Palestinian peace with Bush

Apr. 22

Mediterranean Union to strengthen the Barcelona Process and ENP

Apr. 22

Commentary calls new EU president a ‘small job’

Apr. 22

MEPs ensure EU president has limited powers

Apr. 22

Deal bars Blair from EU president post

Apr. 23

Jerusalem Post recognizes Solana’s role in the Mideast

The Jerusalem Post featured an interview with Javier Solana, Wednesday, in an article titled “Europe’s Role in the Middle East: Model or Mediator?” Bible prophecy foretold a European leader who will succeed in bringing temporary peace to the Mideast.

Apr. 23

Messianic Jews win citizenship

Apr. 23

Abbas to Rice: U.S. must pressure Israel

Apr. 23

Berlin open to idea of Blair as EU president

Apr. 23

New museum with temple replica to be erected opposite Western Wall

Apr. 23

‘Israel will return Golan if Syria cuts ties with terror’

Apr. 24

Abdullah to Bush: Israel-PA talks must be based on fixed timetable

Apr. 24

Denmark, Austria ratify Lisbon Treaty

Apr. 24

Hamas, softening stance, accepts ‘Gaza first’ truce

Apr. 25

EU treaty to be examined by Czech and German courts

Czech and German courts are set to examine the Lisbon Treaty, which has been ratified by 11 of the 27 EU member states. The treaty calls for the creation of a powerful foreign minister post that bears striking similarities to the office of the Antichrist.

Apr. 25

At the expense of all others, Putin picks a church

Apr. 25

Germany’s parliament ratifies the Lisbon Treaty

Apr. 25

Abbas: No progress in talks with Bush

Apr. 25

Israel dismisses Hamas truce call as ‘not serious’

Apr. 25

EU launches major media strategy

Apr. 25

Rice plans May 1-5 trip on Middle East peace talks

Apr. 26

Blair: Peace process is ‘race against time’

Apr. 27

Second Galileo satellite launched into orbit

Galileo — the European Union’s new global navigation satellite system — is much more powerful than the United States’ GPS system, delivering real-time positioning accuracy down to the meter range.

Apr. 27

Netanyahu: PM promised Golan to Syria before talks ever began

Apr. 27

Abbas backs Turkish mediation of Israeli-Syrian peace

Apr. 27

Israel mulls renewing peace talks with Syria

Apr. 27

Abbas warns of ‘difficult impasse’ in peace if deal not reached during Bush term

Apr. 28

As polls narrow, Irish PM warns of ‘disaster’ if EU treaty defeated

Apr. 28

Lebanon: 12 Israeli jets fly over Beirut

Apr. 28

Solana gets his own ‘You Tube’ channel

EU high representative Javier Solana now has his own channel on You Tube, featuring videos of him in action. Read our “Overview” for more information on this intriguing world leader and his connections to Bible prophecy.

Apr. 28

Iran demands Russian nuclear shipment

Apr. 28

Blair pressures Israel for more ‘good will’ measures

Apr. 28

EU condemns Israel, Hamas

Apr. 29

Egypt looks for lead role in Mediterranean Union

In a meeting with the EU’s Javier Solana, Monday, Egypt’s foreign minister said Egypt wants to play a leading role in the Mediterranean Union — calling Egypt the “coordinator of the south.” Bible prophecy speaks of an Egyptian “king of the South” who will become a political enemy of the Antichrist (Daniel 11:40).

Apr. 29

Olmert willing to give up Temple Mount

Apr. 29

Brussels criticized on access to documents law

Apr. 29

Quartet to discuss Mideast conference

Apr. 30

Olmert makes secret visit to Jordan

Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert made a two-hour surprise visit to Jordan, Wednesday, to discuss Israeli-Palestinian peace talks with King Abdullah. The king urged Olmert to reach a peace deal by the end of the year.

Apr. 01

Speaking for Solana

After meeting with Javier Solana in Brussels on Wednesday, the Quartet’s envoy to the Middle East, Tony Blair, said Netanyahu must commit to a two-state solution now.

Apr. 01

Brown DOES do God as he calls for new world order in sermon at St Paul’s

Apr. 01

EU Presidency statement on the approval of the new Israeli government

Apr. 01

Lieberman: Yes to Road Map, No to Annapolis

Apr. 01

Blair: Mideast peace process in jeopardy

Apr. 03

British PM declares: ‘The new world order is emerging’

‘I think the new world order is emerging and, with it, the foundations of a new and progressive era of international cooperation,’ said British prime minister Gordon Brown during the G20 summit in London.

Apr. 03

U.S. says will push hard for Palestinian statehood

Apr. 03

New Israeli government may face EU sanctions over two-state solution

Apr. 03

Europe, US urge Netanyahu to work towards two-state solution

Apr. 03

The Internet of Things Europe 2009: Emerging Technologies Conference

Apr. 03

UK Big Brother is watching: surveillance box to track drivers is backed

Apr. 05

AoC Forum kicks off

Istanbul, Turkey—The Alliance of Civilizations second annual forum will be held April 6-7, with U.S. President Barack Obama expected to attend.

Apr. 05

The end of Christian America

Apr. 05

Barack Obama’s new world order

Apr. 05

The AoC and Obama have a ‘shared vision’

Apr. 06

AoC leaders call for tolerance, respect

Apr. 07

The G20 moves the world a step closer to a global currency

“The world is a step closer to a global currency, backed by a global central bank, running monetary policy for all humanity.”

Apr. 07

Renowned apologist and atheist debate ‘Does God Exist?’

Apr. 07

Obama plans visit to Israel and the West Bank in June

Apr. 07

PA ultimatum: Three conditions or no contact with Israel

Apr. 07

ID cards ‘could use chip and pin’

Apr. 08

US-Israel confrontation looms over Mideast peace

“A week after a largely right-wing Israeli government took power, differences are emerging with main ally Washington over Middle East peace efforts that could develop into an all-out confrontation.”

Apr. 08

Solana tasked with inviting Iran to direct talks

Apr. 08

Obama saying Israel still bound to two-state solution

Apr. 08

Obama team readying for confrontation with Netanyahu

Apr. 12

Tony Blair on restarting the Middle East peace process

“The next couple of months will determine if we can breathe new life back into this process.”

Apr. 12

EU3+3 tasks Solana with extending invitation to Iran

Apr. 12

Dialogue Café, fellowships, youth to carry Alliance of Civilizations forward

Apr. 12

Irish Times: We need a total opt-out from ‘EU militarisation’

Apr. 12

Islamic Movement split over pope’s visit to Jerusalem

Apr. 12

Miliband: ‘Jerusalem should be capital for the Palestinians and Israel’

Apr. 12

Mitchell to meet with Netanyahu Thursday

Apr. 15

Dept. of Homeland Security says ‘end times prophecies’ fuel extremism

A new report published by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security says those who follow ‘end times prophecies’ are a threat to national security.

Apr. 15

Iran tells EU’s Solana ready for talks on nuclear plans

Apr. 15

Leading Dutch party wants sanctions against Israel

Apr. 15

‘Europe won’t accept Israel shirking peace commitments’

Apr. 15

U.S. envoy kicks off visit to Israel with Barak meeting

Apr. 19

Obama’s stance worries Israelis

Washington is sending Israel a strong message: go along with the peace process or go it alone.

Apr. 19

Hindus praise Pope for inclusion of Hindu verses in Good Friday prayers

Apr. 19

‘Adapting to a New World Order Conference’ to be held in June

Apr. 19

Solana’s visit to the United States

Apr. 19

Clinton and Solana meet on Iran

Apr. 19

U.S. unveils plan to tackle piracy (same day as Clinton’s meeting with Solana)

Apr. 19

EU launches EuroMed television news channel

Apr. 19

U.S.: Palestinians need not recognize Israel as Jewish state before talks

Apr. 20

New European bill threatens ‘shechita’

The stage is being set for the Antichrist to put a stop to animal sacrifices in a rebuilt Jewish temple.

Apr. 20

Former British PM’s ‘Faith Foundation’ aims to bring together world’s religions

Apr. 20

Washington ‘wants six months’ for Solana’s dialogue with Iran

Apr. 20

Obama wants Israel to hold parallel talks with Palestinians and Syria

Apr. 20

Solana to attempt to revive the Union for the Mediterranean Thursday

Apr. 21

Obama invites Middle East heads

“U.S. officials say the leaders of Israel, Egypt and the Palestinians have been invited for talks in Washington in a new push for Middle East peace.”

Apr. 21

Israelis would trust NATO in W. Bank

Apr. 21

Obama expects gestures from Israel, PA

Apr. 22

Brussels quietly trains a foreign service

The EU already is preparing embassies for the new “foreign minister” — before the Lisbon Treaty goes into effect.

Apr. 22

Solana’s speech in Dublin, Ireland: “Together we are stronger”

Apr. 22

Solana hopes ‘very much’ for positive result on Lisbon

Apr. 25

Israeli intel warns Netanyahu on Obama policy

Apr. 25

EU praises Palestinian reforms in 2008

Apr. 25

Clinton: Israel at risk of losing support against Iran threat

Apr. 26

EU not ready to upgrade ties with Israel

After releasing progress reports for its “neighbourhood policy,” the EU has decided to halt an upgrade of its relationship with Israel.

Apr. 26

Destroying 50 years of ties in 50 days

Apr. 26

ENP Progress Report on Israel

Apr. 27

Solana seeks to calm row over upgrading Israeli ties

The EU foreign policy chief, Javier Solana, said the decision on whether to upgrade ties with Israel could be made next month — after Israel’s new government sets out its Middle East policy.

Apr. 27

MKs prevent European Council condemnation of Israel

Apr. 28

Obama congratulates Israel on 61 anniversary of independence

Apr. 28

Spain seeks stronger EU economic administration

Apr. 29

Netanyahu to tell Obama he accepts ‘some form’ of Arab peace plan

“According to sources close to the policy review being undertaken by the new government, Israel will compromise on the Palestinian issue to obtain more direct and aggressive US assistance on the Iranian front.”

Apr. 30

Israel warns EU to tone down its criticism

Apr. 30

Israel threatens to end EU diplomatic role

After the EU froze plans to upgrade its ties with Israel, Israel has now issued a threat of its own.

Apr. 30

Pope’s visit sparks high hopes

Apr. 30

Israel, EU agree to postpone high-profile summit

Apr. 01

Georgian president awards Javier Solana the Golden Fleece Order

Apr. 04

WEU Assembly President: No mechanism in place to replace WEU

Apr. 04

An Easter revisited

Apr. 05

Hutaree suspected former NATO chief of being the Antichrist

Apr. 07

Third Annual Alliance of Civilizations Forum: Rio 2010

Apr. 07

Israel is ‘main threat to Middle East peace’: Turkey

Apr. 08

Netanyahu cancels trip to Obama’s nuclear summit

Apr. 10

Solana meets with prime minister of Lebanon

Apr. 11

Anti-Semitic violence doubled in 2009

Apr. 11

EU’s Ashton not invited to U.S. mini-summit

“The US’ decision not to invite any EU officials to a top-level security event in Prague is being seen as a fresh put-down by some in Brussels.”

Apr. 14

Poll: 91% of Israelis against Obama imposing deal

Apr. 14

Obama speech signals a U.S. shift on Middle East

“It was just a phrase at the end of President Obama’s news conference on Tuesday, but it was a stark reminder of a far-reaching shift in how the United States views the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and how aggressively it might push for a peace agreement.”

Apr. 15

Lauder hopes Obama changes ME policy

Apr. 15

Renowned atheist-turned-deist Antony Flew dies at 87

Apr. 15

Scientists, creationists agree: ‘Sediba’ is no ‘missing link’

Apr. 16

Assembly of the WEU ‘refuses to shut up shop’

Apr. 16

Many African Christians, Muslims hold ‘apocalyptic’ beliefs

Apr. 18

Report: Obama to push Israel to renew peace talks

“US President Barack Obama informed his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy that he plans to continue to pressure the Israeli government to resume peace talks with the Palestinians – even if this costs him in elections to Congress in November, al-Sharq al-Awsat quoted Israeli sources in Paris as saying.”

Apr. 18

Obama’s war on Israel

Apr. 18

Evangelical leaders sign ‘ciivility covenant’

Apr. 19

Doubts increase about Catherine Ashton’s ability

Apr. 19

Israel’s Independence Day ‘celebrates two miracles’

“‘Israel’s Independence Day celebrates a double miracle in the life of the Jewish people,’” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in a personal statement to the Jewish communities of the Diaspora released Monday, on the eve of Yom Haatzmaut.

Apr. 20

Mood is dark as Israel marks 62nd year as a nation

Apr. 20

Obama and Israel: Showdown at the UN?

Apr. 22

Netanyahu ready to agree to Palestinian state within temporary borders

Apr. 22

Mitchell hopes to launch proximity talks

Apr. 22

Coalition may back PM on Jerusalem freeze

“Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s key coalition partners seemed to give a tacit nod Thursday to the possibility of a building freeze within Jerusalem itself, despite a reiteration by Netanyahu that no such freeze would be enacted.”

Apr. 22

Poll: 60 percent of Jewish public would support dismantling settlements

Apr. 22

Some Christians celebrate Earth Day with caution

Apr. 24

Union for the Mediterranean has to get serious

Apr. 24

Abbas urges Obama to impose Mideast peace solution

“Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas urged the Obama administration on Saturday to impose a solution to the Middle East conflict that would give his people an independent state.”

Apr. 24

The White House wants churches to advance its climate change agenda

Apr. 26

US prepares to push for global capital rules

Apr. 26

East Jerusalem construction frozen

“The Israeli government has imposed a de facto freeze on new Jewish construction in Jerusalem’s disputed eastern sector, municipal officials said Monday. The decision was made despite Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s public insistence that building would not be stopped in the face of U.S. pressure.”

Apr. 26

Palestinians ready to restart peace talks

Apr. 27

Netanyahu to meet Mubarak, discuss PA talks

Apr. 27

UN official: Time running out for negotiations

Apr. 01

Saving Private Ashton

“With the Lisbon treaty in hand, Europe has its trinity in place, and the High Representative is all-powerful. … All the same, its policy has yet to get off the ground. We may finally have the institutions, but seem to be missing a personality who can lead vigorously from the front.”