Pompeo says U.S. is ‘working to get every nation to recognize Israel,’ hints Sudan could be next

By Jennie Taer

During Wednesday’s State Department press briefing, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo teased that Sudan could be the next country to sign a deal to normalize diplomatic relations with Israel. Pompeo also revealed that the U.S. is moving to lift the state sponsorship of terror designation still imposed against Sudan.

The Trump administration recently brokered similar deals with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Israel, dubbed “The Abraham Accords.” The two gulf countries signed deals with Israel at the White House last month, signaling a “new era of Middle East Peace.” A delegation from Sudan was reportedly in attendance at the signing ceremony.

Saudi Former Intel Chief Condemns Palestinians for 70 Years of ‘Failures’

JERUSALEM, Israel – Saudi Arabia’s former intelligence chief blasted the Palestinian leadership for their foreign policy “failures” and outright rejection of the UAE-Israel peace deal in a scathing 40-minute interview that aired on Saudi television Monday.

“This low level of discourse is not what we expect from officials who seek to gain global support for their cause. Their transgression against the Gulf States’ leadership with this reprehensible discourse is entirely unacceptable,” former intel chief and US ambassador Bandar bin Sultan told Al-Arabiya TV.

Palestinian leaders strongly condemned Israel’s normalization with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain and warned other Arab states against formalizing ties with Israel. Bin Sultan accused the Palestinians of undermining their cause by missing critical opportunities to make forge ties with Israel and form their own independent state.

https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/israel/2020/october/saudi-former-intel-chief-condemns-palestinians-for-70-years-of-lsquo-failures-rsquo

Israel Attacks Syria Following Attempted Border Bombing

JERUSALEM, Israel – Israeli fighter jets, helicopters, and aircraft carried out airstrikes against the Syrian military Monday evening in response to an attempt by four men to plant explosives near the security fence between Israel and Syria Sunday night.

The Israel Defense Forces struck numerous positions held by Syrian President Bashar Assad’s forces, including observation posts, intelligence collections systems, anti-aircraft artillery, and command and control systems.

“The IDF sees the Syrian regime as responsible for all operations carried out in its territory and will continue to act with determination against all attacks on the sovereignty of the State of Israel,” said the IDF in a statement.

Syria’s official news agency, SANA, said that the Syrian military engaged “hostile targets” near Damascus, and the enemy airstrikes inflicted “material damage” in the city of Quneitra.  Al-Arabiya reports that some injuries were sustained during the strikes.

Shortly before the airstrikes, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that an air raid by unidentified aircraft had killed at least 15 Iranian-backed militiamen in al-Bukamal.

Citing “reliable sources,” the group said the attack targeted “positions of Iranian forces and Iranian-backed militias in Imam Ali Base, areas near Al-Sekka, and in Al-Bokamal desert in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.”

SOHR sources said that military vehicles transported dead and injured militiamen to Iraq.

On Sunday, Israeli troops killed four men who entered Israeli territory and attempted to plant explosives near an unmanned IDF post along the security fence.

https://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/israel/2020/august/israel-attacks-syria-following-attempted-border-bombing-attack

News Bits — Middle East


Amir Tsarfati@BeholdIsrael
·The Iranian foreign ministry spokesman just said that the cyber attacks on the Natanz nuclear site in early July were all coming from the region of the United States!

The head of the communications for the Turkish presidential palace just said that Turkey has the sufficient military power “to crush the illegal Libyan front.”

Flight radar from an hour ago: Iranian weapon shipments from Tehran to Damascus don’t stop even for one minute. This is a 747 cargo plane affiliated with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC). I guess tonight will be another busy night for the Israeli Air Force.

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This is the real earth shattering news. Since the start of this Covid pandemic, it seems the world has taken freedom to make moves that no one is noticing. I fear we may wake up some morning and realize the world is burning. China, Middle East Hong Kong, all becoming trouble spots that need our attention.

But we are wearing masks!

Large fire at oil pipeline in South Iran

Video circulating in local and social media Saturday night show a large fire blazing at an oil pipeline in southern Iran’s Khuzestan Province/ It comes after a series of devastating explosions and fires at Iran’s most sensitive nuclear and other military sites, the latest being fires on seven vessels at the Iranian port of Bushehr. There were no immediate reports of casualties.

There is a lot going on in Iran the past couple of weeks. Not sure who if anyone is doing the damage. The Middle East is the “always on”, hot spot of the world. Iran is coming to the forefront as the nation to watch at the present time. Trouble will always brew in that region. Debka File

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Iran is under attack, and evidence is mounting that the long arm of Israel is behind the recent destruction of key Iranian nuclear and missile facilities. from Israel Today

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It is amazing how in lock step the MSM news media, Hollywood, and Democratic leadership is when it comes to anything that happens today.  How would anyone not think that killing a known terrorist and especially a leader in Iran that has spread death and chaos around the Middle East, was a bad thing,

I am proud to have a man, not a soy boy with skinny jeans in the White House.  Iran has to be held responsible for their past and present actions.  Trump has more patience than I would have.

I sincerely hope no war is coming, but that is up to Iran.