World Events and the Bible

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Date: December 20, 2015

After 2,000 years, Christians in Gaza disappearing

WEB Notes: Make sure you read this article. The Christians are not leaving Gaza because of Hamas or any Mooslim organization. They are leaving because of what Israel is doing to Gaza. We have made this point before.

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U.N. endorses Syria peace plan in rare show of unity among big powers

WEB Notes: It seems quite clear the world continues to rally together to form “deals” and “plans”.

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Falling oil prices raise fears about economy

The Dow tumbled a whopping 367 points to 17,129 Friday and capped off its worst two-day slide since August, largely because oil fell below the critical $35-a-barrel threshold this week and investors are worried what that weakness may say about the global economy.

The price of U.S. benchmark crude dipped to close at $35.73 in trading in New York, the lowest in six years and a far cry from the $145-plus highs seven years ago.

Source: Falling oil prices raise fears about economy

U.K. to Put Women Troops in Combat Roles by the End of Next Year

Women in the British armed forces will be allowed to fight on the front within a year, as the last official obstacles are lifted.Prime Minister David Cameron said he ordered the Ministry of Defence to prepare women for ground combat roles. They are already allowed into more than 80 percent of assignments and account for about 10 percent of troops.

Source: U.K. to Put Women Troops in Combat Roles by the End of Next Year – Bloomberg Business

Israel said to be behind Damascus strike that killed Lebanese terrorist Kuntar

Lebanese militant leader Samir Kuntar was killed when a number of rockets hit a building in the Damascus district of Jaramana in the early hours on Sunday, Syrian government loyalists said on social media.His brother Bassam Kuntar also mourned him on his Facebook page without giving details about his death, but said his brother was a martyr.
Source: Israel said to be behind Damascus strike that killed Lebanese terrorist Kuntar – Arab-Israeli Conflict – Jerusalem Post



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