The Middle East in Focus
This week, for all the headlines cited below, please join us in proclaiming THIS DECREE:
The LORD said to Abram after Lot had parted from him, "Lift up your eyes from where you are and look north and south, east and west. All the land that you see I will give to you and your offspring forever." (Genesis 13:14-15)
1. PMO: Israel rules out large-scale Gaza offensive for time being - Ha'aretz
The Prime Minister's Office issued a statement Wednesday saying Israel would not carry out a large- scale ground offensive in the Gaza Strip.
2. Qassam fired from Gaza despite truce declaration - Ynet News
Members of the Salah al-Din Brigades fired a Qassam rocket at the western Negev Thursday morning. The rocket landed in an open area, and no damage or injuries were reported.
3. Iranian official: We'll strike Israel, US targets if attacked - Jerusalem Post
Iran's deputy interior minister, Muhammad Baqer Zolqadr, said Thursday that his country would attack Israel and American targets throughout the world if Teheran were attacked over its nuclear program, Israel Radio reported.