Friday, August 31, 2012

Bitter Jerusalem slams US for 'lack of determination' in face of Iran's nuclear drive
 "Dempsey’s comments were “strange” and characterized the failure of the United States to take a determined position against Iran’s nuclear drive, a source in Jerusalem was quoted as saying."

'Sparks fly' over US policy on Iran at meeting between Netanyahu and US envoy
"Netanyahu then expressed his belief that the US should be pressuring Iran to stop its nuclear program rather than pressuring Israel not to attack."

Bolton: Obama Failing to Stop Nuclear Iran, Syria
"...his policy on the Iranian nuclear weapons front in particular has been a real failure,” Bolton tells Newsmax. “He’s proceeded on the assumption that he could negotiate Iran out of its program. That was never going to happen.”"

Nuke Agency: Iran 'Significantly' Hampers Probe
"Iran has effectively shut down a probe of a site suspected of being used for work on nuclear weapons development while doubling the number of machines it could use to make the core of nuclear warheads at an underground bunker safe from airborne attack, the U.N. nuclear agency said in a report Thursday."

Thursday, August 30, 2012

DEBKAfile: Top US soldier: “I don’t want to be complicit” if Israel attacks Iran
"Thursday, Aug. 30, Gen. Martin Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, offered the view for the third time in as many weeks that an Israeli attack would “clearly delay but probably not destroy Iran’s nuclear program.”"

Israeli attack on Iran 'would not stop nuclear program'
America's top military chief, General Martin Dempsey, reinforces Washington's opposition to unilateral Israeli action.

 "I don't want to be complicit if they [Israel] choose to do it."

Odds of War With Iran Increase to 40%
The probability of conflict with Iran is now at 40 percent, according to The Atlantic's Iran War Dial.

Khamenei, lashing out at UN and Zionists, denies Iran is pursuing nuclear weapons
"A day after UN chief urges toned-down rhetoric, supreme leader slams Israel as ‘bloodthirsty wolves’"

Monday, August 27, 2012

IAEA Evidence Shows Israel, Not Obama, Talking Sense About Iran « Commentary Magazine
"This evidence would mean the alarms being sounded in Israel in recent months were entirely justified. If the Iranians have dramatically increased their stockpile of refined uranium and are now transferring more of their work into hardened bunkers, they may be close to what Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu and Defense Minister Barak have called a “zone of immunity”"

Sunday, August 26, 2012

What's in a name: Hurricane ISAAC!

A Very Heavy Stone: Hurricane Issac-God Laughs,Part Two
Sunday Update: Migron,Israel abomination begins Tuesday - Issac hits US on Tuesday
Make no mistake about it, the lap dog of failed and evil US policy against Israel,  Prime Minister of Israel Netanyahu and the other lap dog Defense Minister Ehud Barak would not be targeting fellow Jews in Migron for expulsion from their homes if it were not for direct US interference to advance their evil agenda.

Iran and the Non-Aligned Movement


Saturday, August 25, 2012

Ezekiel 38: The showdown between Iran and Israel

US sending aircraft carrier back to Persian Gulf four months early
"The US is deploying a large aircraft carrier to the Persian Gulf, the Department of Defense confirmed Thursday, cutting short leave for thousands of soldiers to send them back to the Middle East ahead of schedule."

Iran expands nuclear capacity underground: sources
"Iran has installed many more uranium enrichment machines in an underground bunker, diplomatic sources said on Thursday"

Although the Middle East situation looks daunting and hopeless for Israel, have no doubt that this is where it's going:

Isaiah 14:
The Lord will have compassion on Jacob;
    once again he will choose Israel
    and will settle them in their own land. 

(as I've said many times on this blog: effective May 14, 1948) 
Foreigners will join them
    and unite with the descendants of Jacob.
Nations will take them
    and bring them to their own place.
And Israel will take possession of the nations 
    and make them male and female servants in the Lord’s land.
They will make captives of their captors
    and rule over their oppressors.

One of Daniel's time, times and half a time prophesies was fulfilled in 1948. Time, times and half a time equals 2,500 years. The Tanach says this idiom is translated "two times and a half", not 'three and a half' like today's false prophets insist. 

The second "time, times and half a time" prophecy was fulfilled when Israel re-captured Jerusalem at the end the of the Six Day War in 1967. The fact that Daniel's prophecies were received exactly 2,500 years before these very significant events testifies to the validity of this prophetic interpretation. Don't be fooled by what today's "prophecy experts" are saying. What they are saying has little Biblical support. It is statistically irresponsible to deny the validity of this interpretation of Daniel's prophesies, given that both of his "times prophesies", when interpreted as equalling 2,500 years, point to new Israel in 1948 and 1967.

Thank you Ellis Skolfield for pointing this out. Your interpretations of scripture are wildly unpopular in today's Laodicean church, but nonetheless they are Spirit-inspired, as is evidenced by the fulfillment of two of Daniel's prophecies in our time, in our generation.

Why does this matter?  Soon it will be Judgement Day. It proves that end time prophesy has already been fulfilled, and therefore highlights the fact that we live in a very significant time; the time of the end, and with what is going on in Iran, I'd make doubly sure that your heart is right with the future Messiah of Israel - Jesus - who we will all soon meet. We're living at the end of this age when the natural and supernatural collide, when the created (once again) meets the Creator - the God of Israel. See additional details at: The Mathematical Precision of Prophecy

Matthew 24:

30 “Then will appear the sign of the Son of Man in heaven. And then all the peoples of the earth will mourn when they see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven, with power and great glory. 31 And he will send his angels with a loud trumpet call, and they will gather his elect from the four winds, from one end of the heavens to the other.

32 “Now learn this lesson from the fig tree (Israel and Judah): As soon as its twigs get tender and its leaves come out (happened in our time!), you know that summer is near. 33 Even so, when you see all these things, you know that it is near, right at the door34 Truly I tell you, this generation will certainly not pass away until all these things have happened.

Morsi to shop for nuclear-capable missiles in Beijing en route for Tehran. Netanyahu, Obama meet Sept. 27: "Experts not bound by the IAEA’s diplomatic constraints report that enrichment climbed to 30 percent some months ago and was now on the way to 60 percent. At least 3,000 centrifuges were now spinning at Fordo.
Israel recently passed information to Washington that Iran had already developed a radioactive (dirty) bomb."

'Iran covering building IAEA wants to inspect - JPost
"The IAEA pressed Iran again in talks on Friday to address concerns about suspected nuclear weapons research in the Islamic state, repeating requests for access to Parchin, but their meeting ended without an agreement."

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Hezb'allah holds massive military drill simulating raids into northern Israel
"10,000 gunmen participate in war games reportedly supervised by Iran’s Revolutionary Guard; 2,000 Hezbollah fighters said to be undergoing training in Iran"
  • The next war could be the big one.
  • Iran is the head of the snake.
  • See the video immediately below to understand the motivations of Iran's leaders. Just another sign that we're at the end. Israel and Judah are back in her land. 

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Reminder of the Iranian threat

Despite Israeli pressure, UN chief to attend summit in Iran
"Ban Ki-moon’s spokesman says he is ‘fully aware of the sensitivities’ of the visit, but not to go to Tehran would be a missed opportunity"

Khamenei orders Qods Brigades to step up attacks on the West 
DEBKAfile August 22, 2012, 2:46 PM (GMT+02:00)
The Daily Telegraph’s senior security commentator reported Wednesday that Ayatollah Ali Khamenei had ordered Qassem Soleimani, the Qods Force commander, to activate Unit 400 (overseas operations) against “America, the Zionists, Britain, Turkey, Saudi Arabia and Qatar,” to show them Iran’s “red lines” for their support of the Syrian rebels’ bid to overthrow the Assad regime and tough sanctions against Iran. He issued the directive following a specially commissioned report which said Iran cannot be passive in the face of the new threats posed its national security or abandon Bashar Assad, the senior member of the “resistance alliance.

Revelation 16:

15 “Look, I will come as unexpectedly as a thief! Blessed are all who are watching for me, who keep their clothing ready so they will not have to walk around naked and ashamed.”
16 And the demonic spirits gathered all the rulers and their armies to a place with the Hebrew name Armageddon.

Say please

Israel Asks Egypt to Remove Tanks From Sinai
" Israel is “troubled” by the entry of Egyptian tanks into the northern Sinai Peninsula without coordination with Israel, a violation of the terms of the 33-year-old peace treaty between the two countries, and has asked Egypt to withdraw them, an Israeli government official said Tuesday."

Egypt finds it hard to justify the unauthorized Sinai tanks to Washington 
DEBKAfile August 22, 2012, 11:09 AM (GMT+02:00)
Monday, Aug. 20, DEBKAfile revealed that Egypt was holding M-60 tanks in northern Sinaiwithout coordination with Israel as a bargaining chip for gaining substantial US economic aid and refraining from a rapprochement Iran. Since there is still no sign of Egypt launching its promised major offensive against al-Qaeda-linked jihadi strongholds in Sinai, Cairo is finding it hard to explain the tanks’ unauthorized presence there and keeps on coming up with lame excuses. Tuesday, Egyptian officials tried maintaining that they gained Israel’s permission a year ago after repeated sabotage of the gas pipeline to Israel and Jordan and it is still current.  Later, they said the tanks were necessary to defend the northern Sinai town of El Arish.
Had the counter-terror offensive taken off three weeks ago when it was promised, Israel would have not demurred to the tanks’ presence - so long as Cairo gave a timeline for their removal. No such timeline has been offered.

Asia Times Online :: Bargaining intensifies over Iran strike:
"... the dominant narrative that Jerusalem is feverishly pushing for a strike while Washington is feverishly pushing back, while not necessarily wrong, is proving simplistic."

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Syria warns US against interfering
"A Syrian government official has warned the United States that military intervention in Syria could lead to regional turmoil as regime forces bombed a northern village and stormed a rebel-held Damascus suburb, killing dozens of people.

He insisted that such intervention would be "impossible" because it would cause the civil war to spread to other countries in the region. "Those who are contemplating this evidently want to see the crisis expand beyond Syria's borders," Mr Jamil told reporters during a visit to Moscow.

The conflict already has spilled over into neighbouring Lebanon, where sectarian tensions have risen."
Syria moves 30 Sukhoi bomber jets closer to embattled cities – opposition 
DEBKAfile August 21, 2012, 10:34 PM (GMT+02:00)
According to opposition sources, the Syrian air force has moved 30 Su-22 planes, which can drop 400 kilogram bombs, from bases north and east of Damascus to bases within range of Aleppo, Homs, Deir al-Zour and parts of Idlib province to crush rebel resistance.

Isaiah 10:

24 So this is what the Lord, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies, says: “O my people in Zion, do not be afraid of the Assyrians when they oppress you with rod and club as the Egyptians did long ago. 25 In a little while my anger against you will end, and then my anger will rise up to destroy them.” 26 The Lord of Heaven’s Armies will lash them with his whip, as he did when Gideon triumphed over the Midianites at the rock of Oreb, or when the Lord’s staff was raised to drown the Egyptian army in the sea.
27 In that day the Lord will end the bondage of his people.
    He will break the yoke of slavery
    and lift it from their shoulders.
28 Look, the Assyrians are now at Aiath.
    They are passing through Migron
    and are storing their equipment at Micmash.
29 They are crossing the pass
    and are camping at Geba.
Fear strikes the town of Ramah.
    All the people of Gibeah, the hometown of Saul,
    are running for their lives.
30 Scream in terror,
    you people of Gallim!
Shout out a warning to Laishah.
    Oh, poor Anathoth!
31 There go the people of Madmenah, all fleeing.
    The citizens of Gebim are trying to hide.
32 The enemy stops at Nob for the rest of that day.
    He shakes his fist at beautiful Mount Zion, the mountain of Jerusalem.
33 But look! The Lord, the Lord of Heaven’s Armies,
    will chop down the mighty tree of Assyria with great power!
He will cut down the proud.

    That lofty tree will be brought down.
34 He will cut down the forest trees with an ax.
    Lebanon will fall to the Mighty One.

Iran scrubbing suspected nuclear site before IAEA pays visit
"VIENNA (AP) — Iran is in the final stages of sanitizing a military site it is suspected of using for secret nuclear weapons-related experiments, two senior diplomats said Tuesday, as the UN atomic agency intensified efforts to gain access to the area before the alleged clean-up succeeds in erasing any traces of such work."

US: Ban, Morsy should not attend Tehran NAM summit
"State Department spokeswoman Nuland says Iran undeserving of high-level delegations from Egypt, UN for Non-Aligned Movement meeting."

The Commentator - Why crunch time is coming for Israel and Iran
"Those who claim Israel will take its biggest gamble since its independence in an operation that could at best gain time and at worst leave Israel as an isolated and weakened country, might be right after all"

Russia warns West on Syria after Obama threats
"Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov warned the West on Tuesday against any unilateral action on Syria after President Barack Obama said U.S. forces could act if the Syrian leader deployed chemical weapons against rebels trying to topple him.

Russia and China have opposed military intervention in Syria throughout 17 months of bloodshed and have vetoed three U.N. Security Council resolutions backed by Western and Arab states that would have raised pressure on Damascus to end violence."

Monday, August 20, 2012

Speculation, speculation, and more speculation by the media

Netanyahu 'determined to attack Iran' before US elections, claims Israel's Channel 10
"TV reporter adds: ‘I doubt Obama could say anything that would convince PM to delay a possible attack’"

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Coming to a most awesome end (hint: Israel wins!)

Ahmadinejad: We will destroy Israel soon
"For the umpteenth time, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday publicly declared that the primary foreign policy goal of his government is to see the Jewish state erased from the map of the Middle East."

Home Front Minister: Israel faces its first existential peril 
DEBKAfile August 19, 2012, 1:58 PM (GMT+02:00)

New Home Front Minister Avi Dichter took issue with opponents of an Israeli attack on Iran and said Sunday that Israel is facing its first real mortal danger. “Our enemies are building up their aggressive capabilities to confront us with strategic threats from Lebanon, the Gaza Strip and Syria while Iran is targeting our very existence.
Dichter spoke at the changing of the guard at the Home Front Ministry. The outgoing minister Matan Vilnai, designated ambassador to Beijing, remarked that Israel’s entire population has become a civilian war front.

Iran and Hezbollah Warn Israel of Turning it into 'Living Hell'
"Iran and its long arm, the Lebanese group Hezbollah, have warned their adversary Israel that they will make the country a "living hell" if Israel attacks Iran."

The 'script' for Islam's threatened war on Israel was written long, long ago. What a fantastic vantage point we (can) have as Christian believers in the only living God. I say "can have" because many professing Christians are completely asleep to what the Holy Spirit is saying today. They are members of the Laodicean church, unwarily breathing in false doctrine as we're about to collide into the end of this age.

Joel 3:
At the time of those events,” says the Lord,
    when I restore the prosperity of Judah and Jerusalem 
(Done! Started May 14, 1948),
I will gather the armies of the world
    into the valley of Jehoshaphat.
There I will judge them
    for harming my people, my special possession,
for scattering my people among the nations,
    and for dividing up my land.
They threw dice to decide which of my people
    would be their slaves.
They traded boys to obtain prostitutes
    and sold girls for enough wine to get drunk.
“What do you have against me, Tyre and Sidon and you cities of Philistia? Are you trying to take revenge on me? If you are, then watch out! I will strike swiftly and pay you back for everything you have done. You have taken my silver and gold and all my precious treasures, and have carried them off to your pagan temples. You have sold the people of Judah and Jerusalem to the Greeks, so they could take them far from their homeland.
“But I will bring them back from all the places to which you sold them, and I will pay you back for everything you have done. I will sell your sons and daughters to the people of Judah, and they will sell them to the people of Arabia, a nation far away. I, the Lord, have spoken!”

Psalm 83:
O God, do not be silent!
    Do not be deaf.
    Do not be quiet, O God.
Don’t you hear the uproar of your enemies?
    Don’t you see that your arrogant enemies are rising up?
They devise crafty schemes against your people;
    they conspire against your precious ones.
“Come,” they say, “let us wipe out Israel as a nation.
    We will destroy the very memory of its existence.”
Yes, this was their unanimous decision.

    They signed a treaty as allies against you—
these Edomites and Ishmaelites;
    Moabites and Hagrites;
Gebalites, Ammonites, and Amalekites;
    and people from Philistia and Tyre.
Assyria has joined them, too,
    and is allied with the descendants of Lot. Interlude
Do to them as you did to the Midianites
    and as you did to Sisera and Jabin at the Kishon River.
10 They were destroyed at Endor,
    and their decaying corpses fertilized the soil.
11 Let their mighty nobles die as Oreb and Zeeb did.
    Let all their princes die like Zebah and Zalmunna,
12 for they said, “Let us seize for our own use
    these pasturelands of God!”
13 O my God, scatter them like tumbleweed,
    like chaff before the wind!
14 As a fire burns a forest
    and as a flame sets mountains ablaze,
15 chase them with your fierce storm;
    terrify them with your tempest.
16 Utterly disgrace them
    until they submit to your name, O Lord.
17 Let them be ashamed and terrified forever.
    Let them die in disgrace.
18 Then they will learn that you alone are called the Lord,
    that you alone are the Most High,
    supreme over all the earth.

Ezekiel 38:
“Get ready; be prepared! Keep all the armies around you mobilized, and take command of them. A long time from now you will be called into action. In the distant future you will swoop down on the land of Israel, which will be enjoying peace after recovering from war and after its people have returned from many lands to the mountains of Israel (Done! Started May 14, 1948). 

There's ample evidence current events are following the lead of Biblical prophesy. There's no excuse for blindness; there's probably little time left to repent. The question is: with these divine words staring us in the face, should one continue on the path of the unrepentant world, a path which is already so beaten down by Sodom and Gommorah? The answer is clearly a resounding: "No!"

We would welcome an Israeli attack as an opportunity to get rid of Israel for good, says Iranian defense official
"An Israeli attack would be welcome as it would provide Iran with a pretext to retaliate and get rid of Israel for good," Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Aerospace Force chief Brig. Gen. Amir Hajizadeh told the Iranian news agency IRNA on Saturday."

Iran strike won't cause rift with US, says Israel's ambassador to Washington
"Ambassador Michael Oren, who was in Israel this weekend, said that he doesn’t anticipate a rift between Washington and Jerusalem if Israel decides to take military action against Iran’s nuclear program...Oren added that he was feeling no pressure from the Americans to avoid action against Iran’s nuclear program."

Friday, August 17, 2012

Glad tidings to all, or not.

AFP: 'Tumour' of Israel will soon be destroyed: Ahmadinejad: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told an annual anti-Israel protest in Tehran on Friday that the Jewish state was a "cancerous tumour" that will soon be excised.

Call me crazy but I don't think there's any negotiating with this guy.

Arab Spring run amok: ‘Brotherhood’ starts crucifixions
Ibrahim says extra brutality is reserved for Christians, but the crucifixions are because of Islamic doctrine, and are required by the Quran. The time and other details about the crucifixions were not readily available.

Thursday, August 16, 2012

Islam is 'a religion of war,' says son of Hamas founder on a visit to his 'beloved Israel'
"Mosab Hassan Yousef rejected his Islamist upbringing to help Israel fight terror. If he had the chance, he says, he’d tell his father: ‘Leave Hamas. You have created a monster’"

Obama initiates September meeting with Netanyahu to renew Iran dialogue
""[Obama] can’t afford to let matters rest there. He will have to perform urgent repairs when he meets Netanyahu in September.”"

Obama - the president who never visited Israel, and made Netanyahu enter through (literally) the back door of the White House when Bibi came to visit. It should be abundantly clear that Obama is an Islamist, caliphate sympathizer.  For self-preservation, America needs to show Obama the door in November.

The Limits Of Obama's Pro-Israel Pronouncements
"This administration has treated Israel more like a punching bag than an ally.  For all his self-back-patting, Obama has pushed Israel into its most precarious position in decades.

Israeli minister warns of 30-day war with Iran - Telegraph
"A strike on Iran’s nuclear sites would spark a 30-day war with missile attacks on Israel's cities and as many as 500 dead, according to the Israeli minister responsible for preparing home defences."

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

At this late point, neither the US nor Israel can destroy Iran’s nuclear capabilities, only cause delay
"The last moment for the United States and Israel, separately or together, to have destroyed Iran’s program went by without action five years ago in 2007. Today, the best they can achieve is to temporarily hold Iran back from building a bomb."

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Israel has not decided on Iran strike, cannot deliver knockout punch alone, top US defense officials say
"Gen. Martin Dempsey, head of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, also spoke out against reported Israeli plans, saying Israel’s air force did not have the capability to deliver a knockout blow to Iran’s nuclear program."

I can see it now - Israel unsuccessfully attacks Iran's nuclear facilities and its proxies, Iran counter-attacks  directly and through Hezb'allah, and we're into Ezekiel 38 which ends with:

 22 I will punish you [Gog] and your armies with disease and bloodshed; I will send torrential rain, hailstones, fire, and burning sulfur! 23 In this way, I will show my greatness and holiness, and I will make myself known to all the nations of the world. Then they will know that I am the Lord.

Israel's back in the land. The end of this age. We're that close.

Does Israel Face a December Deadline to Attack Iran? - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

Does Israel Face a December Deadline to Attack Iran?
Iran will complete its program to protect its nuclear project, with all its scientific, industrial and military components by this December. Israel considers this stage to mark Iran’s entry into an “immunity space” [term used by Defense Minister Barak to designate the point at which the Iranians will become immune to an Israeli strike].

Obama set to assure Israel that, if all else fails, US will attack Iran by June 2013

American and Israeli officials are working to arrange a meeting between US President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at which the White House will assure Israel that the US will use force to stop Iran’s nuclear weapons drive by next June at the latest if the Islamic Republic has not halted its program by then, Israel’s Channel 10 news reported on Tuesday night.

Israeli speculation over Iran strike reaches fever pitch
"On Tuesday, an article in Ma'ariv suggested that Netanyahu and Barak have set a deadline of 25 September for Obama to clearly state that the US itself will take military action. The date is the opening of the UN general assembly in New York, and also the eve of Yom Kippur, one of the most significant dates in the Jewish calendar.

The implication is that, in the absence of a public declaration, Israel will press on with its own plans to strike at the Iranian nuclear programme."

And speaking of gas masks...

BBC News - Syria's ex-PM Riad Hijab says regime is collapsing
"Former Syrian PM Riad Hijab, who defected to Jordan last week, has said the Syrian regime is collapsing "morally, financially and militarily"."

Monday, August 13, 2012

Israel tests SMS missile alerts as Iran chatter grows
"Israel on Sunday began testing an SMS system for warning the public of an imminent missile attack as chatter over a possible strike on Iran dominated the Israeli press headlines."

Morsi Fires Top Defense Brass - Terrorist takeover of Egypt Complete
"Muslim Brotherhood consolidating power: Defense Minister and Chief of Staff sacked, military shaved of extra powers...

the move places the Muslim Brotherhood [founders of Hamas] solidly at the helm of power in Egypt."

Cozying up with the Iranians

Iranian VP arrives in Egypt to invite Morsi to attend summit
"This is the first time that a high-ranking Iranian official is visiting Egypt in decades. Iran and Egypt have had no diplomatic ties since Iran's 1979 Islamic revolution because of Egypt's peace treaty with Israel, but the two countries cooperate on diplomatic affairs at a non-ambassador level."

Israel may have to destroy parts of Gaza, Lebanon
"Israel may need to destroy parts of Lebanon and Gaza if Hezbollah and Hamas rain missiles upon the country in response to an Israeli attack on Iran, former Mossad head Danny Yatom said Monday."

Saturday, August 11, 2012

Clinton: Chemical warfare is planned for. Rebels get first anti-air Stingers
Turkey has sent the Syrian rebels fighting in Aleppo their first shipment of shoulder-carried, anti-air FIM-92 Stinger missiles.

" US, Turkish and Israeli intelligence sources are taking into account that Bashar Assad will view the supply of Stingers to the rebels as a game changer that threatens to tip the balance of the war against him and respond with chemical warfare against the rebels, Turkey, Israel and Jordan."

Friday, August 10, 2012

Life as we know it is about to change

'Netanyahu, Barak mulling fall strike on Iran'
"Yedioth Ahronoth says PM, defense minister said to be in favor of striking Tehran's nuclear facilities before US elections in November despite IDF's objections"

Netanyahu and Barak said to be steadfast in gearing up for Iran strike
"Prime minister and defense minister reportedly unwilling to wait for Washington to back them up"

"Whoa, whoa", says Obama...

Iran Nuclear Program: U.S. Believes Iran Not On Verge Of Nuclear Weapon
"The United States still believes that Iran is not on the verge of having a nuclear weapon and that Tehran has not made a decision to pursue one, U.S. officials said on Thursday."

and just in case Israel is still contemplating a unilateral attack...

Saudi Arabia says it would 'intercept Israeli planes en route to Iran'
"Message reportedly received via Washington seen as warning against unilateral strike"

Israel attacking Iran, or Iran pre-empting an attack is hugely significant in light of when we live.

Ezekiel 38:
This is another message that came to me from the Lord: “Son of man, turn and face Gog of the land of Magog, the prince who rules over the nations of Meshech and Tubal, and prophesy against him. Give him this message from the Sovereign Lord: Gog, I am your enemy! I will turn you around and put hooks in your jaws to lead you out with your whole army—your horses and charioteers in full armor and a great horde armed with shields and swords. Persia [renamed Iran in 1935], Ethiopia, and Libya will join you, too, with all their weapons ["Arab Spring" or not, Islam is the final enemy]. Gomer and all its armies will also join you, along with the armies of Beth-togarmah from the distant north, and many others.

Ezekiel 39:
“Son of man, prophesy against Gog. Give him this message from the Sovereign Lord: I am your enemy, O Gog, ruler of the nations of Meshech and Tubal. I will turn you around and drive you toward the mountains of Israel, bringing you from the distant north. I will knock the bow from your left hand and the arrows from your right hand, and I will leave you helpless. You and your army and your allies will all die on the mountains. I will feed you to the vultures and wild animals. You will fall in the open fields, for I have spoken, says the Sovereign Lord. And I will rain down fire on Magog and on all your allies who live safely on the coasts. Then they will know that I am the Lord.

“In this way, I will make known my holy name among my people of Israel. I will not let anyone bring shame on it. And the nations, too, will know that I am the Lord, the Holy One of Israel. That day of judgment will come, says the Sovereign Lord. Everything will happen just as I have declared it.

Matthew 24:
29 “Immediately ["immediately" can easily be 100+ years from God's perspective] after the anguish of those days [the Holocaust; the Diaspora],
the sun will be darkened,
    the moon will give no light,
the stars will fall from the sky,
    and the powers in the heavens will be shaken.
30 And then at last, the sign that the Son of Man is coming will appear in the heavens, and there will be deep mourning among all the peoples of the earth. And they will see the Son of Man coming on the clouds of heaven with power and great glory [the Second Coming]. 31 And he will send out his angels with the mighty blast of a trumpet [1 Corinthians 15:50-53], and they will gather his chosen ones from all over the world—from the farthest ends of the earth and heaven.
32 “Now learn a lesson from the fig tree [figuratively = Israel]. When its branches bud and its leaves begin to sprout [Israel Independence Day, May 14, 1948], you know that summer [or the End] is near 33 In the same way, when you see all these things, you can know his return is very near, right at the door [i.e. The End of the Age is near] . 34 I tell you the truth, this generation will not pass from the scene until all these things take place. 35 Heaven and earth will disappear, but my words will never disappear.

  • How do we know Israel's "fig tree leaves" have already sprouted?
  • Daniel's "Time, Times and half a Time" prophecies point to Israel's monumental dates of 1948 and 1967. The scattering of the power of the holy people is over!
  • The prophet Daniel's "times" prophecies have already been fulfilled!
>The time between when Daniel received the vision in Daniel 7:25 and the restoration of the nation of Israel in 1948 was exactly 2,500 years.

>The time between when Daniel received the vision in Daniel 12:7 and Israel's re-capture of the Temple Mount in 1967 was exactly 2,500 years.

See: Mathematical Precision of Prophecy or the free pdf  The False Prophet for an explanation of how Daniel's prophesies are already fulfilled. 

Isaiah 66:
Who has ever seen anything as strange as this?
    Who ever heard of such a thing?
Has a nation ever been born in a single day?
    Has a country ever come forth in a mere moment?
[Israel's Declaration of Independence, on one day -
May 14, 1948]
But by the time Jerusalem’s birth pains begin [the Holocaust],
    her children will be born.
Would I ever bring this nation to the point of birth
    and then not deliver it?” asks the Lord.
“No! I would never keep this nation from being born,”
    says your God.
10 “Rejoice with Jerusalem!
    Be glad with her, all you who love her
    and all you who mourn for her.
11 Drink deeply of her glory
    even as an infant drinks at its mother’s comforting breasts.”
12 This is what the Lord says:
“I will give Jerusalem a river of peace and prosperity.
    The wealth of the nations will flow to her.
Her children will be nursed at her breasts,
    carried in her arms, and held on her lap.
13 I will comfort you there in Jerusalem
    as a mother comforts her child.”
14 When you see these things, your heart will rejoice.
    You will flourish like the grass!
Everyone will see the Lord’s hand of blessing on his servants—
    and his anger against his enemies.
15 See, the Lord is coming with fire,
    and his swift chariots roar like a whirlwind.
He will bring punishment with the fury of his anger
    and the flaming fire of his hot rebuke.
16 The Lord will punish the world by fire
    and by his sword.
He will judge the earth,
    and many will be killed by him. [Judgement Day; the
Day of the Lord]