"Iran's Supreme Leader: Zion Regime to be Annihilated"
Thats one headline today. In this article Iran's "Supreme Leader" once again makes his mission clear: the destruction of Israel. According to Iranian state-run Fars News Agency (FNA), Khamenei stated "the region would soon witness annihilation of the Zionist regime." He added that the timetable for the destruction would depend on "the functioning of the Islamic countries and Muslim nations."
What does he know? Is he possibly referencing the epic invasion of Israel as described in Ezekiel 38-39? If so, based on the massive invasion, and NOT knowing biblical prophecy, I might be tempted to agree that he could gather a coalition which could APPEAR to be capable of destroying Israel, but there is just one tiny catch: God is watching the situation and He personally will handle this situation. Too bad Iran's "Supreme Leader" doesn't know this. It will ultimately be his undoing.
"Israel slams Iran as world recalls Holocaust"
Quotes worth repeating:
"Israel's leaders, with Iran on their minds, vowed never again to allow the "hand of evil" to kill Jews as the world marked International Holocaust Memorial Day on Wednesday."
"In Berlin, Israeli President Shimon Peres told the German parliament Iran posed a threat to the whole world and lashed out at its president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who denies the Holocaust and has called for the destruction of the Jewish state."
"From this site, I vow as the leader of the Jewish state that we will never again allow the hand of evil to destroy the life of our people and the life of our state. Never again," Netanyahu said at the Auschwitz ceremony.
The rhetoric between Iran and Israel is surreal. WIth one country threatening to destroy another, and that country responding in kind that it will never happen is almost weekly rhetoric in regional newspapers and this bizarre scenario barely receives attention in the US press. Interesting.
"Med Union: Deal between Spain, Jordan to Boost Med Agenda"
I actually found this article the most interesting of anything read this week. Just from a small, unnoticed "nugget" contained in this article which stands out (see quote below). In yesterdays' combined EU/Med Union meeting we see the following:
"However, it was the situation in the Middle East that was the focus of the meeting. The Spanish Premier did not hide his cautious optimism, with the conviction that ''conditions exist to make a definitive step towards peace'' in the region. He also confirmed Spain's support of resuming negotiations in the Middle East and the recognition of the Palestinian state to realise the two-state solution. King Abdullah II agreed with Zapatero on the importance of Palestinian national reconciliation and on the need to involve other decisive players in the peace process to encourage the creation of a Palestinian state and to guarantee the security of Israel."
So. There it is. The Med Union here in its early stages with a leader just "appointed" is now stating that the "situation in the Middle East" was the focus of the meeting (interesting, no?), and not only creating "peace", but
"TO GUARANTEE THE SECURITY OF ISRAEL"
Fascinating. That is almost verbatim to the biblical prophecy which states that the Revived Roman Empire and its leader (later to be known as the "antichrist") will respond to the calls for "peace and security" in the Middle East and "confirm the covenant" which finally grants (temporary) peace in the region.
I have always assumed that the ONLY way to "confirm" peace in and around Israel would be to have peace-keeping forces in the region. My best guess is that the antichrist offers EU peace keeping forces to plant themselves squarely in Israel in order to "confirm" the agreed covenant. Now we see these quotes coming from the Med Union.
Exactly as I would expect. This may represent the beginning of the process. How else would the EU/Med Union "guarantee" peace in the region?
Once again, everything is moving step-by-step in the manner dictated by biblical prophecy.