February 2014 Headlines

Divine Sign for Israel? Hagee Explains Blood Moons

These days Israel is in the crosshairs like never before. Pastor John Hagee warns something big is about to happen involving the Jewish state -- and the signs are in the sky.

Amazing Love: Authentic Movie Making in Israel

You might not realize it, but most movies about the Bible are not made in the Holy Land. But that just may be changing.

Israel Separates Arab Christians from Muslim Arabs

For the first time in Israel's modern history, the Knesset granted Arab Christians separate legal recognition from Muslim Arabs.

Rising Anti-Semitism: Time of the Hunters?

The spike in attacks against Jewish people in Ukraine has some questioning whether this might be the fulfillment of biblical prophecy.

Hand Grenade Rocks Catholic Church in Gaza Strip

A hand grenade exploded inside the courtyard of a Catholic church in the Gaza Strip Wednesday.

P.A.'s Abbas Calls Kerry's Proposal 'Insanity'

President Obama intends to pressure Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to accept the framework agreement.

IDF: Amnesty Int'l. Report Biased

The Israel Defense Forces Spokesperson's Unit responded to Amnesty International's annual report harshly criticizing the IDF while soft-peddling acts of terror by Palestinian Arabs.

'Indivisible' Film Tackles Crusade to Destroy Israel

A new documentary, "Israel Indivisible: A Case for the Ancient Homeland," tackles the question of Israel's right to the land.

Israeli PM Mum on Hezbollah Weapons Strike

Lebanese media reported that Israeli warplanes struck a convoy inside Lebanon carrying weapons to Hezbollah.

Turkish Opposition Demands Erdogan Resign

The man some say is trying to turn Turkey into an Islamic Caliphate may just be undone by a corruption scandal leaked on YouTube Monday.

IDF Maintaining 'Operational Readiness' on Northern Border

IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Benny Gantz said Israel is honing its operations along the northern border in response to the anarchy raging in Syria's civil war.

Arabs Riot on the Temple Mount

Israel Police dispersed an Arab riot on the Temple Mount Tuesday morning. Three men were taken into custody.

Israeli Foreign Ministry: Incitement 'Obstacle to Peace'

The Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs says Palestinian incitement to "hatred and violence" is pushing a peace deal further and further way.

Netanyahu: German Delegation 'Friends' of Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in Israel Monday with a delegation of 16 government ministers, one of the largest in the history of the two nations' bilateral ties.

Iran Steps Up Aid to Syria

Iran has increased supplies of weaponry and personnel to train troops and keep close tabs on the situation, including intelligence gathering.

Israelis Unfazed by Stalemated Peace Talks

Despite the pronouncements of many media pundits, Israeli- Palestinian talks are as stalemated as they’ve ever been.

Kerry Continues Push for Israeli-Palestinian Deal

Secretary of State John Kerry is continuing to push for an agreement on a framework for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

Israel, Jordan Sign Natural Gas Deal

Jordan signed an agreement Wednesday to purchase $500 million worth of natural gas from Israel's Tamar offshore field.

Iran: No Nuke Dismantling Whatsoever

After saying any discussion about dismantling their nuclear program is "off limits," Iranian officials said the latest round of talks in Geneva got off to a "good start."

Iran Blames Israel for Twin Beirut Bombings

Two suicide bombers detonated their explosives-laden vehicles during Beirut's morning rush hour Wednesday, killing four people and injuring 100.

Netanyahu: Iran's Nuke Program Barely Touched

As six world powers prepare to meet with Iranian offcials in Vienna Tuesday over Tehran's nuclear program, many, including Israel, are doubtful the talks will be successful.

Netanyahu: BDS 'Anti-Semitism in Modern Garb'

Speaking of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel, Netanyahu said "It's time to delegitimize the delegitimizers."

Ancient Village Prompts Gas Line Rerouting

The Israel Antiquities Authority announced the discovery of a 2,300-year-old village near the Burma Road.

What Sinai Attack Means for Israel's Security

Islamists targeted a tour bus of South Koreans as it neared the Taba border crossing between Egypt and Israel on Sunday.

Huckabee: Iran 'Not Being Held Accountable'

The P5+1 (U.S., U.K., France, Germany, China and Russia) will resume negotiations Tuesday for a long-term deal with Iran over its nuclear program.

Abbas, Erekat: Arabs Here for 'Thousands' of Years

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told 300 Israeli students over the weekend that Arabs have lived in Judea and Samaria for thousands of years.

Netanyahu: No Change in Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Iran has not changed its nuclear aspirations one whit.

Israel Dismisses Erdogan's 'Ultimatum'

Israel's Foreign Ministry dismissed Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's ultimatum for normalizing ties with Israel.

Iran's Rouhani: Nuke Program 'Forever'

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his country would press on "forever" with its "peaceful" nuclear programs.

Israel's Magdala Center Brings Gospel to Life

Discoveries from a new archaeological dig are creating excitement in the area where Jesus began his ministry.

Israel's US Ambassador Defends Sec. Kerry

Israel's recently installed ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, defended U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in an interview with Time Magazine.

‘Death to Israel!' Iran Marks Islamic Revolution

Iranians are celebrating the 35th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution Tuesday.

Israeli Doctors Save Muslim Boy Mauled by Hyena

An Israeli hospital recently gave new life to a Muslim boy from Ethiopia after he was nearly eaten alive by a ferocious hyena. 

Hamas Celebrates Thousands of Terrorist Grads

The terrorist organization Hamas recently celebrated the graduation of 13,000 teenagers from a terrorist training program.

More Arab Christians Serving in Israel Defense Forces

More Arab Christians than ever are joining the Israel Defense Forces.

Spice 250 Bombs: Israel's 'Secret' Weapon

The Israel Defense Forces is one of the most technically advanced militaries in the world, a major accomplishment for a country that was established just 66 years ago.

Fmr Envoy: Long History Between US, Brotherhood

The relationship between U.S. administrations and the Muslim Brotherhood dates back to the Cold War, a former Israeli diplomat told CBN News.

Egypt's Army Chief to Run for President

Egypt's interim Defense Minister Gen. Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will run for president in the upcoming elections.

Rice Tweets: Kerry's Support for Israel 'Rock Solid'

National Security Advisor Susan Rice took to the airwaves to defend Sec. of State John Kerry, saying "personal attacks" against him are "totally unfounded and unacceptable."

US: Israeli-Palestinian Deal Needs Time

Secretary of State John Kerry has lowered expectations of reaching an agreement between Israel and the Palestinian Authority within the nine-month time period.

Israel Offers $20m to Flotilla Families

Israel agreed to pay $20m in compensation to families of pro-Palestinian Turkish activists killed aboard the flotilla flagship Mavi Marmara in May 2010.

IDF Officer Killed by Friendly Fire

Tragedy occurred early Tuesday morning when a soldier opened fire on an officer he mistook for a terrorist.

Israeli FM: 'Our Oscar Goes to Scarlett'

Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman praised actress Scarlett Johansson for resigning from Oxfam over its support of the BDS movement against Israel.

CEO: SodaStream Promotes Biblical Peace

Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson found herself in the middle of two controversies. Both involve SodaStream, a product that lets you make your own carbonated drinks.

Israel's Barry Rubin Succumbs to Cancer

U.S.-born author, professor and terrorism expert Barry Rubin died Monday morning after a prolonged battle with cancer. Rubin was 64.

Ya'alon: 'We'll Manage' Either Way

Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said he hopes an agreement can be reached with the Palestinian Authority, but the Jewish state will "manage" either way.