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-Turkish President Calls On Muslims To Invade Jerusalem and Pushes for a New Caliphate

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

President Erdogan of Turkey recently gave a speech calling on all Turks and Muslims around the world to refocus on re-conquering Jerusalem rather than fighting among themselves. He also continues to push for the establishment of a new Caliphate with himself as the new Sultan. His comments on these issues have not been covered by […]

-Pope Francis: ISIS Violence a ‘Grave Sin Against God’

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Pope Francis proclaimed in a joint service with Patriarch Bartholomew I  (spiritual head of the Orthodox Churches) that ISIS militants were carrying out a "profoundly grave sin against God" in Syria and Iraq. Here’s the story from NBC News: Francis said people of all faiths could not remain indifferent to the cries of the victims […]

-Turkey Now Closing Churches?

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

             (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Following its defeat as the last Muslim caliphate in WWI the country of Turkey rose from the ashes as a ‘secular’ nation directed by the military rather than religious leaders. All that began to change when the current pro-Islamist government of  Recep Erdogan came to power in 2003. Since then the […]

-Turkey: Discrimination of Israeli Jews -Is This the Beginning?

Monday, September 5th, 2011

            (Image via Wikipedia) Forty Israeli Jews arriving in Istanbul, Turkey on a flight from Tel Aviv, Israel were separated out from other travelers, detained, strip searched, and questioned for over an hour. This is the first time that Israelis have ever been subjected to this kind of treatment. Meanwhile, the Turkish press is conveniently […]

-Is ‘Gog and Magog’ Beginning to Line Up?

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

For years, Bible teachers and preachers have been looking for Russia to lead a coalition of nations in an attack against Israel as foretold in Ezekiel 38-39. The only problem was that many of the ancient nations mentioned in the prophecy are now incorporated in modern Turkey and Turkey had close ties with Israel and […]

-Turkey Continues Islamist Transition

Sunday, December 5th, 2010

                                         (Image via Wikipedia) Since the end of WWI Turkey has been ruled by a secular government supported by an independent military. The country has been in the midst of a transition for several years and now even the military is under increasing pressure from the pro-Islamist government of Prime Minister Recep Erdogan. In October […]