New Bible Edition Aims to Encourage Christians to Support Israel

From the Religion News Service:  A new Hebrew-English Bible with a distinctly Israeli flavor will be published in honor of Israel’s 70th anniversary. …The Israel Bible “is the world’s first Bible centered around the Land of Israel, the People of Israel and the unique relationship between them,” according to Israel365, the organization that produced it […]

The Times Highlights “SyriaHoax” Academics

Satuday’s front-page splash at The Times: Apologists for Assad working in British universities Top academics claim chemical attacks were fake Senior British academics are spreading pro-Assad disinformation and conspiracy theories promoted by Russia, The Times can reveal. They are founders of a self-styled Working Group on Syria, Propaganda and Media (SPM) and hold posts at universities including Edinburgh, […]

A Note on US Evangelical Support for Efraín Ríos Montt

From the New York Times obituary of Efraín Ríos Montt: In the panoply of commanders who turned much of Central America into a killing field in the 1980s, General Ríos Montt was one of the most murderous. He was convicted in 2013 of trying to exterminate the Ixil ethnic group, a Mayan Indian community whose villages were […]

A Note on the Oldham “Trojan Horse” Libel Claim Outcome

From the website of Rahman Lowe Solicitors: Rahman Lowe Solicitors have represented Mr [Nasim] Ashraf and Mrs [Hafizan] Zaman in their defamation claim against Associated Newspapers Ltd over MailOnline articles, which has been concluded successfully today. MailOnline published a number of articles which falsely suggested that the couple were involved an Islamist campaign of intimidation to take over […]