Christian churches in Egypt and Nigeria were victims of tragedy last weekend.
Israel in the News
Israelis see an opportunity to improve relations with the U.S. under the Trump administration. In particular, they are cautiously optimistic after Donald Trump’s comments on the Iran Deal among other issues.
Arson is the suspected cause of many of the massive wildfires that recently spread across northern Israel. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and some 70,000 people were forced to evacuate Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city.
Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the country’s longest continuously serving Prime Minister.
Jason Greenblat, a top aide to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, says that Trump has no problem with Israeli settlement-building in the West Bank.