19 October 2016

"Sabre-Rattling" Increasing

17 Tishrei 5777
2nd Day Chol HaMoed Sukkot
Moadim l'Simchah!



THE RUSSIANS ARE COMING

Vladimir Putin’s nuclear warships pictured steaming towards the English Channel as Royal Navy prepares to scramble fleet


The Russian fleet is believed to be planning military drills off Scottish coast before heading towards the Med
A FLEET of Russian nuclear ships have been spotted steaming out of base – and it is heading for Britain.

Vladimir Putin‘s policy of gunboat diplomacy continued as a giant aircraft carrier and nuclear submarine were among eight vessels snapped sailing south past Norway yesterday.

Russian navy flagship and nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Admiral Kuznetsov is leading a group of eight vessels towards the Syrian port of Tartus

The ships are expected to pass through the English Channel, prompting the Royal Navy to prepare to scramble ships.

The fearsome fleet is headed for Russia's Mediterranean base in Tartus, Syria.

But first, the ships are set to pass through the English Channel in the latest act of sabre-rattling from Moscow.

Royal Navy warships are being readied to intercept the fleet which could pass within miles of the British coast.


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Iran Launches War Drills Amid Accusations U.S. Breaking Nuke Deal

Uses American-made jets, planes in air force drills

Iran on Monday launched a series of war drills that included the use of American-made planes amid accusations by top officials that the United States is violating last summer’s comprehensive nuclear agreement, according to regional experts and Persian-language media reports.
Iran’s Artesh Air Force kicked off a three-day series of drills aimed at displaying the Islamic Republic’s air might, according to Iranian military officials who told the country’s state-run press that the drills are in preparations for upcoming war.

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I neglected to address another significant bit of news yesterday, so I'll include it here...

UNESCO Ratifies Resolution Denying Jewish Connection to Har Habayis and the Kosel

UNESCO on Tuesday, 16 Tishrei, ratified its draft resolution which denies the Jewish People’s connection to Har Habayis and the Kosel, referring to Har Habayis by its Arabic name, not the Temple Mount.