Koenig's International News
Washington: 8:04:23 am - September 21, 2014 - Jerusalem: 3:04:23 pm - Elul 26, 5774


William Koenig on Twitter

Twitter

----------

Diplomats:
Iran open to softened US nuke proposal


An Iranian worker at the Uranium Conversion Facility at Isfahan, 410 kilometers
south of Tehran. (photo: AP, Vahid Salemi)

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — With Iran refusing US demands that it gut its uranium enrichment program, the two sides are now discussing a new proposal that would leave much of Tehran’s enriching machines in place but disconnected from feeds of uranium, diplomats told The Associated Press Saturday. Both sides are eager to break the impasse before a Nov. 24 deadline.

The talks have been stalled for months over Iran’s opposition to sharply reducing the size and output of centrifuges that can enrich uranium to levels needed for reactor fuel or weapons-grade material used in the core of nuclear warheads. Iran says its enrichment program is only for peaceful purposes, but Washington fears it could be used to make a bomb.

Ahead of the resumption of talks Friday, The New York Times reported that Washington was considering putting a new plan on the table that would focus on removing piping connecting the centrifuges. That would allow the US leeway on modifying demands that Iran cut the number of centrifuge machines from 19,000 to no more than 1,500.

Kurdish fighters head to Syria to fight ISIS


Kurdish fighters near Mosul, Iraq (photo: Reuters)

Hundreds of Kurdish fighters have crossed from Turkey and Iraq into neighboring Syria to defend a Kurdish area under attack by Islamic State militants, as leaders of the ethnic group appealed for international assistance in their battle against the extremists.

The movement of the Kurdish fighters into Syria reflected the ferocity of the fighting in the northern Kobani area, which borders Turkey. Militants of the extremist Islamic State group have been barreling through the area over the past three days, seizing villages and forcing at least 60,000 Syrian Kurds to flee into Turkey.

"Kobani is facing the fiercest and most barbaric attack in its history," said official Mohammed Saleh Muslim, head of Syria's powerful Kurdish Democratic Union. The groups' members dominate the Syrian Kurdish group known as the YPK, which is fighting the Islamic State militants.

Senior Israeli official:
Gaza talks to resume Tuesday

Indirect talks between Israeli and Palestinian delegations on the ceasefire in the Gaza Strip will resume on Tuesday in Cairo, said a senior Israeli source on Saturday night, after AFP reported Palestinian and Egyptian officials claiming the negotiations would resume on Wednesday.

On August 26, both sides agreed a ceasefire that ended 50 days of deadly conflict in the enclave and provided for a resumption of negotiations within a month to discuss unresolved issues.

These include the construction of a port and restoring the territory's airport, and exchanging Palestinian prisoners for the remains of Israeli soldiers.

France:
Israel-Palestinian solution to be presented to UNSC

A “solution to the conflict” between the Israelis and Palestinians will be put to the UN Security Council, French President Francois Hollande said yesterday after meeting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Paris.

"We will have a resolution, to be presented to the Security Council, that will say very clearly what we expect from the (peace) process and what the solution to the conflict must be," Hollande told reporters.

The French president said that stop-start negotiations had gone on "too long" and "there is a perception that there will never be a solution to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, even though we know the outlines" of a possible deal.

Iran, China to conduct joint naval drills

For the first time, Chinese warships docked in an Iranian port Saturday as Beijing and Tehran prepared to conduct a series of joint naval drills.

“Discussing and studying the two countries’ naval relief and rescue operations and drills, confronting sea incidents and accidents and gaining the necessary technical preparedness are among the actions to be practiced with the Chinese army forces,” the commander of Iran’s First Naval Zone, Admiral Amir Hossein Azad, said on Saturday according to the semi-official news agency Fars.

“The voyage of the Chinese army’s fleet of warships for the first time in the Persian Gulf waters is aimed at joint preparation of Iran and China for establishing peace, stability, tranquility and multilateral and mutual cooperation,” he added.

French Jets Carry Out First Attack on Islamic State in Iraq

French jets destroyed an Islamic State depot in northeast Iraq today and further strikes are planned, President Francois Hollande said in a statement.

France becomes the first country to join the air campaign against the militant group that occupies large swathes of Syria and Iraq. U.S. planes have struck Islamic State targets more than 100 times since August.

“The target was hit and entirely destroyed,” Hollande said today in an e-mailed statement. “Other operations will follow in the coming days.”

------

'Koenig's Eye View from the White House'
September 19, 2014

Wednesday, September 17 edition:

Audio Report: An interview with an Israeli government official, Q&A with Bill Salus and Bill Koenig on Israel and the Middle East and a video on the Sharia showdown in Belgium

The origin of the Islamic State

Why Qatar supports Hamas

Foreign powers buy influence at U.S. think tanks

The end of Evangelical support for Israel?

One if by land, two if by deceit – Bill Wilson

----

Friday, September 19 edition:

The biggest threat to the U.S. economy is from outer space

Obama’s self-defeating fight

Women have left Chicago, London and other cities to join ISIS in Syria

Iranian backed Shiite militias are now more powerful than the Iraqi security forces

Alan West: House resolution to fund Syrian rebels: pure unadulterated madness

News Briefs: This week’s overview of world news that was biblically and prophetically significant

----------

Sign up for free 'News Alerts'
Email:

Sign up for 'Prayer Alerts'
Email:

World News Since 1996
Readers in 50 States and 105 Countries

Jerusalem will become a burdensome stone for all people
Zechariah 12:3

The God of Israel will seek to destroy all the
nations that come against Jerusalem
Zechariah 12:9

Update and Commentary

"Koenig's Eye View from the White House"
click here for subscription information

"Eye to Eye - Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel"
click here for book information and/or to purchase

Click on individual logos for William Koenig's videos, tweets, and photos

YouTube Vimeo Twitter Flickr


Koenig's Eye View from the White House' - September 19, 2014: For the day of the LORD is at hand

Koenig's Eye View from the White House' - September 12, 2014: Obama declares war on ISIS … Putin wins in Ukraine … Austria: Springboard for Global Jihad … Update on Christian Persecution

Koenig's Eye View from the White House' - September 5, 2014: US General’s 9-11 terror warning and DEFCON 1 call … Sunni-Shiite divide explained … 100 million church attendees in US & 1.2 billion worldwide and Israel …

Bill Koenig is the guest on The Jim Bakker Show - July 18 and July 22 - click here for the one-hour programs

Jan Markell interviews Bill Koenig
in Jerusalem - July 3, 2014


Bill Koenig is the guest on The Jim Bakker Show - May 23 and May 26 - click here for the one-hour programs

Understanding the Times with Jan Markell: Radio interviews with Bill Koenig and Pastor Steven Khoury from Israel

"Eye to Eye - Facing the Consequences of Dividing Israel' Updated Events

Koenig International News Testimonials

'News Alerts' by email -
Bill Koenig


"Koenig's Eye View from the
White House" sample issue


'Koenig's Eye View from the White House' Subscription Information

"Koenig's Eye View from the
White House" - Mail/Fax Form

Featured News

Thousands of Syrian Kurds
flee ISIL onslaught


Israeli Arabs: Move to differentiate Christians an attempt to ‘divide and conquer’

Sisi: Egypt Willing to Help
Coalition Against IS


Israel, Hamas indirect talks scheduled for Cairo on Tuesday

Senate Declares Israel a
‘Major Strategic Partner’


Australia steps up security after reported ISIS plot to attack lawmakers

U.S. House Passes Resolution
Condemning Anti-Semitism


Latest hostage video shows IS
‘fears isolation and attack’


IS ordered ‘demonstration
killings’ in Australia

Latest News

Muslim Man Says He Killed New Jersey Teen Brendan Tevlin as Payback for US Action Against Muslims in Middle East

Eric Metaxas: Christians Who Remain Silent About Persecution in the Mideast Enable Evil, Like in Nazi Germany

Pope Albania Visit Showcases
Muslim-Christian Ties


Radicalized Americans: Tracing the shift from everyday Joe to jihadi

California boy gets detention for sharing school-prepared lunch
with another student


Drought adds fuel to troubling
wildfire season in California


Agent Storm: Inside al
Qaeda for the CIA


Iraq said to foil Islamic
State chemical attack


U.S. Confirms Apache
Deliveries to Egypt


Dozens of Turkish hostages
seized by ISIS in Iraq released


Soccer: Ebola football ban on west African countries to remain

Secret Service agent was ready to shoot unarmed White House intruder

Ukrainian President Turns to American Pastors for Help Rebuilding Nation

This Christian Artist Just Trampled Maroon 5 to Score the Top Album in America

Russian nuclear bombers
buzz Alaska, N. Europe


Passengers cry and pray as smoke-filled plane rattles to emergency landing

Ebola aid team killed

Scotland rejects independence

Morgan Freeman, Jack Huston
to Star in 'Ben-Hur,' Remake of
Biblical Classic


Florida grandfather kills
6 grandchildren, his
daughter and himself


IPO is largest ever in U.S.

Kurds Boot ISIS Fighters From Christian Villages, Kill Senior Commander; US and Its Allies
Supply Weapons


'Kill Christians, slaughter their child-
ren': Thugs waving Islamic State flags threaten church-goers in Sydney


Europeans drawn from three
ancient 'tribes'

White House News

Obama and the Rabbis

Bush still pursues business interests amid potential WH bid, as others focus on campaign groundwork

White House intruder was
armed with a knife


White House fence jumper makes
in all the way into building


Barack Obama: Thanks, Congress

Rift widens between Obama, U.S. military over strategy to fight
Islamic State


White House orders plan
for antibiotic resistance


Mayor: New high school won't be
named after President Obama


Barack Obama weighs in
on Scotland vote


G.O.P. Gains Strength and Obama
Gets Low Marks, Poll Finds


Obama administration forcing new
gun buyers to declare race, ethnicity


Obama Administration Denies Threatening Family of Journal-
ist Killed by ISIS

Israel News

Behold, he that keepeth Israel shall neither
slumber nor sleep. - Psalms 121:4 (KJV)


Will Lapid's Sabbath Desecration
Bring Down the Coalition?


‘Huge’ ancient stalactite cave
found near Jerusalem


Hamas to PA: Show us proof that int'l organizations will cease aid if our salaries are not paid

Netanyahu’s leadership still
secure, poll shows


Hagee: Israel is not an 'occupier'
but the owner of the land


Iranians held in Kenya carried
Israeli passports


Pope Discusses Persecution of Christians With Jewish Leaders:
First it Was Your Turn Now it’s Ours


Twenty photos of Jerusalem as
you’ve never seen before


World’s ‘oldest known siddur’
unveiled in Jerusalem


Unrest by Palestinians Surges in a Jerusalem Neighborhood

'Aramean' officially recognized
as nationality in Israel


Following acrimonious legal
battle, 20 families forcibly
evicted from Tel Aviv suburb


Egyptian Academic Demands
Jews Return Exodus Gold


Bill Clinton takes a shot
at Benjamin Netanyahu


Enigmatic ancient crescent in Galilee pegged as massive moon shrine
Provocative Commentary

Shame, the barrier between decency and depravity, is MIA in the USA
- Sam Sorbo


Forget about Iran. In Washington, everyone’s speaking ISish -
Avi Issacharoff


The Jewish People are Amalek’s
Amalek - Douglas Altabef


Russia and China, masters of
mischief - Douglas E. Schoen
and Melik Kaylan


The Men Who Enjoy Killing Jews -
Guilio Meotti


Obama's Not a Closer -
Abe Greenwald


Interpreting the Islamic State’s jihadi logic - Charles Krauthammer

The Irony of California's Ousting
of Campus Christian Groups -
Jerry Newcombe


Barone: Obama in the wilderness on immigration, ISIS - Michael Barone

5775: A year for correction -
Dr. Haim Shine


Neglect leading to Jerusalem's
division - Yoaz Hendel


Faith, fanaticism and fantasy in
the Middle East - Clifford D. May


Obama vs. the generals -
Marc A. Thiessen


Why They Behead Us -
Lawrence J Siskind


The SS Barack Obama is sinking
fast - Michael Goodwin


The Truth About Israel and
Christians - Jonathan S. Tobin


Free world caught in misconceptions about Muslim world - Ben-Dror Yemini

The meaning of black flags over Jerusalem - Lela Gilbert

The Global Tsunami Against 'Good': Antinomianism and Immigration - Wallace Henley

At War with the English
Language - Seth Mandel


Us, ISIS and the Apple Watch -
Michal Cotler-Wunsh


Obama’s uncertain trumpet,
again - Charles Krauthammer


A 9-1-1 for 9/11 - Derrick G. Jeter

Meet the British Mothers Who Behead Christians - Guilio Meotti
Inspired by God

Christian News

"The men who have done the most for God in this world have been early on their knees. He who fritters away the early morning, its opportunity and freshness, in other pursuits than seeking God will make poor headway seeking Him the rest of the day. If God is not first in our thoughts and efforts in the morning, He will be in the last place the remainder of the day." - E. M. Bounds


September 21: Counting the
Cost - Streams in the Desert


September 21: The Missionary’s
Predestined Purpose - Oswald
Chambers


September 20/21: The Impact
of Prayer - Charles Stanley


A.W. Tozer's Daily Devotional

Charles Spurgeon's 'Morning and
Evening' Daily Devotional


Daily Light 'Morning and Evening'
Devotional - Jonathan Bagster


Charles Stanley's Audio Messages

McLean Bible's Internet Services -
Pastor Lon Solomon: Services are
"live" Sunday' at 9 am, 10:45 am, &
12:30 pm (Eastern-US), rebroadcast
Monday at 2 pm (Eastern-US)


Pastor Lon Solomon, McLean Bible
Church, McLean, Virginia -
Sermons by Date, Series and Podcasts

Koenig

The ominous history of the time period around April 19-20 - Bill Koenig

Response to Obama's Presidential Oath Inclusion of 'So Help Me God' - Bill Koenig

America at a Crossroads -- Bill Koenig's presentation at Jan Markell's 'Understanding the Times' conference (audio)

September 5 - News Alert: New World Order Speech (9-11-1990) - Major Terror Attacks (9-11-2001) - Is Something Coming on 9-11-2012? -- by Bill Koenig

Timeline 2013 to 2019: Events
on the Calendar


'Eye to Eye' has been hand-delivered
with comments to over 100 Obama
Administration officials; political,
media and Christian leaders


Four 'blood-red' total lunar
eclipses will fall on Passover
and Sukkot in 2014 and 2015,
the same back-to-back occurrences
at the time of 1492, 1948 and 1967


Christopher Columbus: the 9th of Av, the blood-red moon and the discovery Of America - Bill Koenig

The Blood-Red Moon, the
Temple Mount and the Bible -
Bill Koenig

Koenig International News
in 65 languages

"Koenig International News" can be read in Hebrew, Spanish, French,
German, Italian, Dutch, Greek, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese,
Japanese, Korean and many others

Add watch.org in the browser
Click here for Google translator

Readership: Top 35 Nations
U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand, Israel, South Africa, Germany, Panama, Netherlands, Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Mexico, Jordan, Norway, Japan, Finland, Taiwan, Hong Kong, China, India, Sweden, Russia, France, Bahamas, Portugal, Switzerland, Puerto Rico, Belgium, Indonesia, Brazil, Spain, Thailand, Romania

Get Current Time with World Time Server
Enter a country or city:

Enter city or US Zip

Koenig International News - http://watch.org/ - comment@watch.org
Christian News - White House News - Christian News - White House News - Christian News - White House News - Christian News - White House News - Christian News - White House News - Christian News