Thursday, November 10, 2016
DONALD TRUMP CONGRADULATIONS FROM AROUND THE WORLD.
28 And when these things begin to come to pass,(ALL THE PROPHECY SIGNS FROM THE BIBLE) then look up, and lift up your heads; for your redemption (RAPTURE) draweth nigh.
29 And he spake to them a parable; Behold the fig tree,(ISRAEL) and all the trees;(ALL INDEPENDENT COUNTRIES)
30 When they now shoot forth, ye see and know of your own selves that summer is now nigh at hand.(ISRAEL LITERALLY BECAME AND INDEPENDENT COUNTRY JUST BEFORE SUMMER IN MAY 14,1948.)
3 A fire devoureth (ATOMIC BOMB) before them;(RUSSIAN-ARAB-MUSLIM ARMIES AGAINST ISRAEL) and behind them a flame burneth: the land is as the garden of Eden before them, and behind them a desolate wilderness; yea, and nothing shall escape them.
30 And I will shew wonders in the heavens and in the earth, blood, and fire, and pillars of smoke.(ATOMIC BOMB AFFECT)
12 And this shall be the plague wherewith the LORD will smite all the people that have fought against Jerusalem; Their flesh shall consume away while they stand upon their feet,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their eyes shall consume away in their holes,(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB) and their tongue shall consume away in their mouth.(DISOLVED FROM ATOMIC BOMB)(BECAUSE NUKES HAVE BEEN USED ON ISRAELS ENEMIES)(GOD PROTECTS ISRAEL AND ALWAYS WILL)
13 And it shall come to pass in that day, that a great tumult from the LORD shall be among them; and they shall lay hold every one on the hand of his neighbour, and his hand shall rise up against the hand of his neighbour.(1/2-3 BILLION DIE IN WW3)(THIS IS AN ATOMIC BOMB EFFECT)
47 And say to the forest of the south, Hear the word of the LORD; Thus saith the Lord GOD; Behold, I will kindle a fire in thee, and it shall devour every green tree in thee, and every dry tree: the flaming flame shall not be quenched, and all faces from the south to the north shall be burned therein.
18 Neither their silver nor their gold shall be able to deliver them in the day of the LORD'S wrath; but the whole land shall be devoured by the fire of his jealousy: for he shall make even a speedy riddance of all them that dwell in the land.
1 For, behold, the day cometh, that shall burn as an oven;(FROM ATOMIC BOMBS) and all the proud, yea, and all that do wickedly, shall be stubble: and the day that cometh shall burn them up, saith the LORD of hosts, that it shall leave them neither root nor branch.
And here are the bounderies of the land that Israel will inherit either through war or peace or God in the future. God says its Israels land and only Israels land. They will have every inch God promised them of this land in the future.
Egypt east of the Nile River, Saudi Arabia, Israel, Jordan, Syria, Lebanon, The southern part of Turkey and the Western Half of Iraq west of the Euphrates. Gen 13:14-15, Psm 105:9,11, Gen 15:18, Exe 23:31, Num 34:1-12, Josh 1:4.ALL THIS LAND ISRAEL WILL DEFINATELY OWN IN THE FUTURE, ITS ISRAELS NOT ISHMAELS LAND.12 TRIBES INHERIT LAND IN THE FUTURE
US Muslims watch Trump victory with ‘fear and concern’-In heavily Muslim Michigan town, residents say they ‘feel vulnerable’ after Republican candidate sweeps vote-By Nova SAFO November 9, 2016, 11:55 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
DEARBORN, Michigan (AFP) — At a Starbucks cafe in Dearborn, Michigan, 25-year-old Mona Musid was glued to her laptop, watching a YouTube video of President-elect Donald Trump’s victory speech.This Detroit suburb is home to one of the biggest populations of Muslims and Arabs in the United States, and Musid was among many in her community on Wednesday trying to make sense of the brash Republican’s election.“I’m just interested in what he has to say, and where it’s going to go,” she said, listening for clues in the victory speech of what her immediate future might look like.Musid said many in her extended family, who are of Yemeni ancestry and trace their US roots back to the 1940s, are in a state of shock and worry.“They don’t know what’s going to go on. They came here for opportunity. They’re just worried if he takes it away from us,” she said.Trump’s campaign rhetoric included calls for a ban on Muslim immigrants entering the US, followed by promises of “extreme vetting” of immigrants from countries affected by terrorism.Across the country, Muslim Americans are now wondering what a Trump presidency might mean, said Hazem Bata, head of the Islamic Society of North America, a national advocacy group.“What I’m hearing is a mixture of fear and concern,” Bata said.“Many people feel vulnerable. Many Muslims here are not necessarily US citizens. They’re here legally, but they’re not US citizens. They’re concerned. Some are outright scared.”During his victory speech, Trump offered a conciliatory tone.“I pledge to every citizen of our land that I will be president for all of Americans,” Trump said. “All races, religions, backgrounds and beliefs.”But those words rang hollow for three sisters at The Lava Lounge, a popular lunch hangout in Dearborn.Television news blared in front of the three fifth-generation Americans of Lebanese descent. Alyse, one of the three, who didn’t want to give her full name, said Trump’s ascendancy exposed “how much hatred there is within our country.”“The damage is irreversible,” she said.“I feel like hard times are gonna come,” added her sister Nadeen Hider, 24. “Within one night, 60 years of progression was wiped clean.”Trump’s victory was also as much a source of confusion as fear.At the Muslim American Youth Academy in Dearborn — an elementary and middle school — children in the morning were asking questions of each other and their parents.“How could they elect Trump over Hillary Clinton?,” asked one youngster to a group of peers and adults, who offered no answer.“Four years of nothingness,” a young girl exclaimed as she entered the school with her parents.For some, the consequences of Trump’s victory were direct and immediate.Hiba Nasser, 19, a sophomore at Wayne State University in Detroit, said she was afraid to leave her home Wednesday morning.Nasser wears a hijab, the traditional Muslim head covering, and was concerned that Trump’s victory would embolden those who might target her. She said she already endures occasional harassment.“People tell me I’m a terrorist, that my being in this country is wrong, that I should go,” Nasser said.However, there was also a counter-narrative among Muslim Americans in Dearborn — many of whom have lived in the US for decades and are less concerned about immigration issues.Often not wishing to be identified by name, several told AFP that they were happy with Trump’s victory, because they did not trust Clinton.While buying breakfast at New Yasmeen’s Bakery, Hassan Elhassani, 33, said Trump was the lesser of two bad choices.“I am not concerned by (Trump’s) rhetoric,” said Elhassani, who emigrated from Lebanon 17 years ago and is a US citizen.“If you are a citizen, he can’t change nothing.”
Hundreds protest, burn Israeli flag at UN climate talks-Over 200 demonstrate against ‘symbolically recognizing’ Jewish state, chant ‘Death to America, Death to Israel’-By AFP November 9, 2016, 11:07 pm-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
MARRAKECH, Morocco — Hundreds demonstrated in the Moroccan capital Wednesday against the Israeli flag being flown beside the colors of 195 other countries at UN climate talks in the central city of Marrakesh.More than 200 people protested outside parliament in Rabat against the Jewish state’s flag being hoisted at the COP22 conference that opened Monday.“The Israeli flag at COP22 means Morocco symbolically recognizing the state of Israel. It’s unacceptable,” one protester told AFP.“Death to America, death to Israel!” demonstrators cried, burning the Israeli flag.Several pro-Palestinian associations took part in the protest after calling on authorities to take action about the flag earlier this week.On Tuesday, Morocco’s Foreign Minister Salaheddine Mezouar responded that “UN meetings around the world welcome all nations” and that the fight against climate change “requires all governments to commit.”Morocco supported Palestine gaining observer status at the United Nations in 2012, Mezouar said, and is “the first to defend the Palestinian cause.”He denounced what he called “political exploitation” of the climate talks running to November 18.In 2013, a film about Morocco’s dwindling Jewish community caused a stir, with around 200 people — mostly Islamists — demonstrating against it being shown at the Tangiers film festival, denouncing what they called an attempt to “normalize relations with Israel.”
EU invites Trump to summit, warns against ‘isolation’-AIPAC congratulates Trump, sees ‘most pro-Israel Congress ever’; Clinton concedes: ‘We owe Trump an open mind and the chance to lead’; Trump invites Netanyahu to visit Washington, PM says-By Sara Miller November 9, 2016, 7:17 am-THE TIMES OF ISRAEL
Donald Trump becomes the 45th president of the United States in a shock win after one of the most acrimonious elections in memory.23:09-Trump begins to receive secret security briefings-The White House says the President’s Daily Brief and other intelligence materials are now being made available to President-elect Donald Trump, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and other members of Trump’s transition team.White House spokesman Josh Earnest says it’s a courtesy that former President George W. Bush extended to President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and a few aides as they were preparing to take office.The President’s Daily Brief is a classified document delivered to the president each morning. Until his victory Tuesday, Trump had received some classified briefings but not as extensive as what he’ll now be receiving.Earnest says it’s part of Obama’s efforts to ensure a smooth transition.— AP-22:23-EU invites Trump to summit, warns against ‘isolation’-The EU’s top leaders on Wednesday invite US President-elect Donald Trump to a summit as soon as possible as they warn of uncertainty in relations and a need to respect democratic values.“I do not believe that any country today can be great in isolation,” European Council chief Donald Tusk tells reporters in Brussels, referring to Trump’s campaign slogan of “Make America Great Again.”“Europe and the United States simply have no option but to cooperate as closely as possible.”Tusk and European Commission boss Jean-Claude Juncker say in a letter that they want to discuss “unprecedented challenges” including the Islamic State jihadist group, the conflict in Ukraine, and a troubled EU-US trade deal under negotiation.“We would take this opportunity to invite you to visit Europe for an EU-US summit at your earliest convenience. This conversation would allow for us to chart the course of our relations for the next four years,” they say in a letter of congratulations to Trump.But former Polish prime minister Tusk strikes a more sober tone in a statement to journalists at the 28-nation European Union’s headquarters as he recalls that “Italians, Irish, Poles, Germans, Spanish” had helped build America.“While respecting the democratic choice of the American people, we are at the same time aware of the new challenges that these results bring. One of them is this moment of uncertainty over the future of our transatlantic relations,” he says.With the EU still reeling from the shock of Britain’s recent vote to leave, Tusk adds: “The events of the last months and days should be treated as a warning sign for all who believe in liberal democracy.”Juncker later says in a speech in Berlin that the EU should not “upend its relations with the United States” out of “annoyance” with the shock outcome of the presidential election.“We remain partners because the world needs the United States and the European continent working side-by-side. That is why I strongly urge us to seek common ground,” he says.Following Trump’s victory, EU foreign ministers will hold a special meeting in Brussels on Sunday at the invitation of the bloc’s foreign policy supremo Federica Mogherini.— AFP-22:19-Private prison stocks surge on Trump win-Shares of private prison companies see prices surge Wednesday on expectations President-elect Donald Trump will reverse the Obama administration’s move to scale back use of these firms at federal facilities.Shares of Corrections Corporation of America and the GEO Group soar 48.1 percent and 20.8%, respectively, in afternoon trading after the surprise victory by Republican candidate Trump, who has said he favors the use of private prisons.The gains are a reversal from August, when shares of the companies plummeted after the Justice Department announced it would stop renewing contracts with the private prison companies.The goal was “reducing — and ultimately ending — our use of privately owned prisons,” Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates said in a memo.The department had found that private prisons were costly and more dangerous than those in public hands.The decision was expected to affect 13 privately run prisons housing just over 22,000 people, or about 11% of the federal prison population. Most of those inmates are foreign nationals, mainly Mexicans incarcerated for immigration violations.Trump said during a public event in March that the US prison system was a “disaster” but private prisons “seem to work a lot better” than public institutions.— AFP-21:50-Philadelphia sees incidents of neo-Nazi pro-Trump graffiti-The day after Donald Trump won the presidency, some neo-Nazi vandals have painted swastikas and other anti-Semitic graffiti around the Philadelphia area, Philly Voice reports.#BREAKING: Police respond to swastika painted on building in South Philly: https://t.co/RidblnTIlV pic.twitter.com/ljFbiqy5Xe— PhillyVoice (@thephillyvoice) November 9, 2016-Two swastikas painted on windows of empty South Philly building: https://t.co/RidblnTIlV pic.twitter.com/26VVIVz2jK-— PhillyVoice (@thephillyvoice) November 9, 2016--20:58--Canada prepares welcome mat for American ‘asylum seekers’-Predictions of an American exodus under a Donald Trump presidency were largely viewed as tongue in cheek during the campaign.Canadians greeted the prospect of American refugees with their typical quirky humor, eagerly touting the country’s healthcare system, poutine, maple syrup and “the good side of the Niagara Falls.”But as it became clear late Tuesday that Trump was on a sure path to the White House, interest in moving to Canada spiked and crashed the country’s immigration website.“I think it’s an emotional reaction. I don’t know if they’ll follow through,” Ottawa immigration lawyer Julie Taub told AFP on Wednesday, hours after Trump was declared the president-elect.“It’s unlikely that a flood of Americans would arrive at the border seeking asylum.”However, Taub and other immigration lawyers said they received several inquiries from Americans as they arrived at the office in the morning.Over the past year, Canadian real estate agencies and regions with sparse populations used the US election to launch marketing campaigns to attract newcomers.“Move to beautiful Nunavut,” said a Twitter message on Wednesday, hyping the Arctic territory’s pristine environment and “10 months of winter each year.”The island of Cape Breton in Nova Scotia on Canada’s east coast welcomed Americans under the slogan, “Cape Breton if Donald Trump wins.”— AFP-19:56--Trump invites Netanyahu to visit Washington, PM says-US President-elect Donald Trump speaks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the phone Wednesday and invites the Israeli leader to Washington at the “first opportunity,” according to the Prime Minister’s Office.Trump and Netanyahu, “who have known each other for many years, had a warm, cordial conversation,” the statement says. “President-elect Trump invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to a meeting in the United States at the first opportunity.”Netanyahu responds by saying that his wife Sara is also looking forward to meeting Melania Trump.Regional issues are also raised during the phone conversation, the statement says without elaborating.-19:54-AIPAC congratulates Trump, sees ‘most pro-Israel Congress ever’-AIPAC, the largest and most influential group advocating for a stronger US-Israel relationship in Washington, formally congratulates President-elect Donald Trump.“AIPAC congratulates President-elect Donald Trump and Vice President-elect Mike Pence on their election victory,” the group says in a statement. “We also congratulate the elected and re-elected senators and representatives who will be part of the most pro-Israel Congress ever, and look forward to working with them and the new administration to further strengthen the US-Israel relationship.”The group reminds Trump of comments he made at the group’s policy conference in March:On the importance of the relationship:“We will send a clear signal that there is no daylight between America and our most reliable ally, the state of Israel.”On the importance of stopping Iran’s regional aggression and holding Iran accountable to prevent the regime from attaining nuclear weapons:“We must enforce the terms of the previous deal to hold Iran totally accountable…We will totally dismantle Iran’s global terror network. Iran has seeded terror groups all over the world.”-19:16-US envoy to Israel Dan Shapiro wishes Trump success-The American ambassador to Israel, Dan Shapiro, a longtime adviser to President Barack Obama, offers his congratulations Wednesday to President-elect Donald Trump.He tweets: “Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump on his election. I wish him success in working on behalf of all Americans.”Congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump on his election. I wish him success in working on behalf of all Americans.— Dan Shapiro (@AmbShapiro) November 9, 2016-18:36-Paul Ryan, top Republican in Congress, praises Trump for ‘incredible’ win-House Speaker Paul Ryan, the top Republican in elected office (at least until January), offers resounding praise for Donald Trump’s victory.“This was the most incredible political feat…in my lifetime,” Ryan says in a Wisconsin press conference.Citing the “unified Republican government,” Ryan notes Trump “heard a voice in this country no one else was hearing. Seven out of 10 Americans don’t like the direction this country is going.“Donald Trump,” he adds, “provided a lot of coattails that got a lot of people over the finish line” in Congressional races.And he sounds a conciliatory tone. “There’s no doubt our democracy can be very messy and we do remain a sharply divided country. But now, as we do every four years, we have to work to heal the divisions of a long campaign.”-18:15-Dutch foreign minister: ‘We will judge Trump on his actions’-Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders says, in a reaction to Donald Trump’s US presidential win, “we will judge him on his actions.”Koenders, of the center-left Labor Party, says “Trump made statements that were at odds with how we like to see our society and world order.” He cited examples including Trump’s comments about US relationships with NATO, Russia and the European Union.But the Dutch minister says it’s important for the Netherlands’ close relationship with the United States to continue for economic and geopolitical reasons. He says “we are facing global challenges such as climate change and the fight against terrorism.”— AP-18:10-Facebook, Twitter report massive use for election-Facebook and Twitter are reporting massive Election Day engagement on social media.Facebook says 115 million people worldwide generated over 716 million likes, posts, comments and shares related to the election Tuesday. Twitter says more than 75 million Election Day tweets were sent by 3 a.m. Wednesday. That’s more than double the 31 million sent during the entirety of Election Day four years ago.Google says President-elect Donald Trump also won when it comes to searches on the candidates. The search giant says more searches were performed on the Republican than those for Democrat Hillary Clinton in a majority of the country from Sunday to Tuesday.— AP-17:58-Bosnia divided along ’90s battle lines over Trump win-Bosnia is divided over Donald Trump’s presidential victory in the US, with the country’s Serbs welcoming it while Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats disappointed with Hillary Clinton’s defeat.The division is mainly based on the role former US President Bill Clinton’s administration had in ending Bosnia’s devastating 1992-95 war, which took over 100,000 lives and included a four-year siege of Sarajevo.US-led NATO airstrikes against the Serb artillery pounding the capital and a peace agreement brokered by American negotiators finally ended the war.Vitomir Blagojevic, a Bosnian Serb from Pale, says he has a very good opinion of Trump. “I am really glad that he won.”But in Sarajevo, Kemal Hadzibegic, a Muslim Bosniak, describes Trump as “raw.”“We were in favor of Clinton,” he says. “We trusted her more. This is a real surprise for us, but also for everyone else.”— AP-17:49--In video, Netanyahu congratulates ‘great friend’ Trump-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems truly excited about Donald Trump’s victory yesterday.In a video posted to his official YouTube account, Netanyahu calls Trump “my friend,” and says the two administrations will bring their countries’ alliance “to even greater heights.”“President-elect Trump, my friend,“Congratulations on being elected President of the United States of America. You are a great friend of Israel.“Over the years, you’ve expressed your support consistently, and I deeply appreciate it.“I look forward to working with you to advance security, prosperity and peace.“Israel is grateful for the broad support it enjoys among the American people, and I’m confident that the two of us, working closely together, will bring the great alliance between our two countries to even greater heights.“May God bless America. May God bless Israel. May God bless our enduring alliance.”17:42-Media watchdog warns Trump to respect press freedom-Media watchdog Reporters Without Borders warns US President-elect Donald Trump Wednesday to respect press freedom, accusing him of bullying journalists throughout his controversial election campaign.The Paris-based group says it was alarmed by threats made by Trump that he would reform US libel laws so that “when the New York Times or the Washington Post writes a hit piece (critical of him), we can sue them.”The Republican, who won a shock victory over favorite Democrat Hillary Clinton, also revoked the credentials of Washington Post journalists following him, complaining of the “phony and dishonest” coverage their paper was giving him, it says in a statement.“Trump also insulted and bullied reporters who portrayed him negatively or asked him tough questions,” says the group, which is known by its French-language initials RSF.RSF secretary general Christophe Deloire says Trump’s attempts to restrict “the free press during his presidential campaign have sent a worrying signal about his intentions in the presidency. As president, we call on him to ensure respect for press freedom and free speech under the First Amendment.”— AFP--17:20-Far-right German party praises Trump’s ‘uncomfortable truths’The leaders of the nationalist Alternative for Germany party, which campaigns against Chancellor Angela Merkel’s refugee policy, welcome Donald Trump’s presidential victory.Party co-leader Frauke Petry says “it was high time that people disenfranchised by the political establishment get their voice back in the United States of America too.”Petry said Trump’s victory offered the chance to “readjust the trans-Atlantic relationship and end the big conflicts in Ukraine and Syria jointly with Russia” and “replace America’s hegemonic claims in Europe with co-operation among equals.”Fellow party leader Joerg Meuthen says “the establishment now has to recognize that you can’t rule past the population for long … Trump has rightly been rewarded for his bravery in standing up against the system and speaking uncomfortable truths.”— AP-17:05-Turkey’s Erdogan calls Trump win ‘a positive sign’-Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes Donald Trump’s election as president marks a new era in the United States that he hopes will lead to “beneficial” steps for fundamental rights, liberties and democracy in the world.Addressing a business group in Istanbul on Wednesday, Erdogan also said he hopes the election result would also be auspicious for the region.Erdogan said: “Personally and on behalf of the nation, I wish to consider this decision by the American people a positive sign and wish them a successful future.”— AP-16:58-Poland expects Trump to honor NATO deployment pledge-A spokesman for the Polish president says Poland cares a lot whether US President-elect Donald Trump will implement NATO decisions to deploy military deterrence forces in Poland and the Baltic states.Marek Magierowski says on state Radio 1 Wednesday that it is a priority for Poland to see the implementation of a NATO decision to base four battalions in the region, including a US armored brigade to be stationed in Poland, and also the construction of a US missile defense base.The region is concerned for its security amid Russia’s rising military assertiveness, while Moscow sees Trump’s election as a potential game-changer in fraught US-Russian ties under Obama.Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz says he expects US-Polish ties to be even better under Trump as president.— AP-16:40-Former Soviet leader Gorbachev: Time to repair US-Russia ties-Former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev says the election of Republican Donald Trump as US president offers an opportunity to repair ties between Moscow and Washington.The Interfax news agency reports Gorbachev saying, “maybe he will understand that a lot depends on the position of Russia.”Speaking Wednesday from a hospital bed, Gorbachev says, “Under a new president of the US the Russian-American relationship could get significantly better. I am convinced it is essential now to go straight into a two-way dialogue on the highest level.”The 85-year-old Gorbachev was admitted to the hospital for what Russian media reported was a planned pacemaker.- AP-16:39-Mexican leader congratulates US – but not Trump-Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto is congratulating the US on its election — though not directly winner Donald Trump, who alarmed many by describing Mexican migrants as murderers and rapists.Pena Nieto has sent a series of tweets repeating his readiness to work with Trump “in favor of the bilateral relationship.” He says Mexico and the US “are friends, partners and allies who should continue collaborating for the competitiveness and development of North America.”The value of Mexico’s peso currency plunged sharply after the election of Trump, who has denounced the North American Free Trade Agreement that has led to billions of dollars in trade between the two nations.Mexican Treasury Secretary Jose Antonio Meade held a news conference Wednesday morning, urging against “premature reactions.” He said the election result won’t immediately affect trade and said Mexico “is in a position of strength” to face whatever may come.— AP-16:32-Jewish Home MK: Trump win a ‘tailwind’ for legalizing settlements-Jewish Home MK Shuli Moalem-Refaeli says Trump’s victory is a “golden opportunity” to legalize various outposts in the West Bank, notably Amona, which is slated for demolition in December.“From my perspective, there is a golden opportunity to pass the regulation law, to go ahead with regulating the settlements in Judea and Samaria, with a tailwind from the new administration,” she says.The right-wing lawmaker is referring to her proposed legislation, which is set to come to a ministerial vote next week, that would recognize illegal construction in the West Bank if it garners government backing.She congratulates Trump, and adds: “I very much welcome the decision to remove from the Republican Party platform the two-state solution.”“I think it reflects an understanding that the US government is going to a different place in terms of Judea and Samaria,” she says. “I believe the close ties, the shared values, the strategy of fighting terror — which is shared by Israel and the US — will only improve.”— Marissa Newman-16:2-2-Labor lawmaker says ‘give Trump a chance’ on peace talks-A senior opposition lawmaker, Labor Party secretary general and Zionist Union MK Hilik Bar, who also heads the Knesset caucus for the two-state solution, also rejects the view that Trump’s election means the end of two-state peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians.Bar says he believes “Trump will understand that for Jews in Israel, it’s important to separate from the Palestinians.”“I believe that Trump will understand that what [Jewish Home MK Betzalel] Smotrich said is fundamentally wrong and the two-state solution is the only solution that will ensure a safe, democratic life for the Jewish people, with a Jewish majority in Israel.”“We have to give him a chance,” says Bar.Bar says he didn’t come out in support of either candidate, because “just as I don’t like it when others intervene in our elections, I don’t think it’s the role of any Israeli to meddle with the political or democratic process in the US.”— Marissa Newman-16:16-Likud MK says Trump presidency doesn’t end two-state hopes-As some right-wing lawmakers ring the death knell for the two-state solution as Trump heads to the White House, not all MKs, on both sides of the aisle, are convinced.Likud MK Anat Berko, a member of the powerful Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, says “I don’t think” Trump’s presidency ends the two-state peace framework.“I think the solution will be led by our prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and we will do it based on the Israeli interest for security. The security needs will determine the solution,” she says. “There will be a solution in the end, and the prime minister is committed to it.”She says she had no personal preference for president, and praises both candidates as being pro-Israel.— Marissa Newman-15:32-Trump’s conciliatory speech helps soothe market concerns-Conciliatory comments from Trump in the aftermath of his victory over Clinton help global stock markets recover a large chunk of their earlier losses.Though uncertainty remains over Trump’s trade, immigration and geopolitical policies and what his victory means for the future of globalization, investors appear somewhat calmed by his victory speech, in which he praises Clinton and urges Americans to “come together as one united people” after a divisive campaign.“While Trump slightly soothed some concerns in his victory speech, uncertainty remains over what kind of a US he plans to lead,” says Craig Erlam, senior market analyst at OANDA.In Europe, Germany’s DAX is down 0.9 percent at 10,384 while the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was 0.4 percent lower at 6,818. US stocks are expected to open lower, too, though by far less than earlier predicted. Dow futures are 1.6 percent lower at 17,991 while the broader S&P 500 futures were down 1.7 percent at 2,100.— AP-15:11-Climate scientists react with alarm to Trump win-Environmentalists and climate scientists are alarmed over the election of a US president who has called global warming a “hoax.”Donald Trump’s win raises questions about whether America, once again, will pull out of an international climate deal. Many said it’s now up to the rest of the world to lead efforts to rein in greenhouse gas emissions, while others hold out hope that Trump will change his stance on climate change and honor US commitments under last year’s landmark Paris Agreement.Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine says that as “the realities of leadership settle in, I expect he will realize that climate change is a threat to his people and to whole countries which share seas with the US.”— AP--14:54-Shaked urges Trump to move US Embassy to Jerusalem-Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked tweets her congratulations to Trump, and calls on him to make good on an election pledge to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.“I congratulate Trump, a true friend of Israel, on his election,” she writes in Hebrew. “This is an opportunity for the American administration to move the US embassy to Jerusalem.”14:54-Taliban says Trump must pull US troops from Afghanistan-The Taliban calls on Trump to withdraw all US forces from Afghanistan once he takes office as president.In a statement sent to The Associated Press, Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid says that a Trump administration “should allow Afghans to become a free nation and have relationships with other countries based on non-interference in each other’s affairs.”The Afghan conflict is in its 16th year. The Taliban have spread their footprint across Afghanistan in the two years since most international combat troops withdrew.President Barack Obama expanded US troops’ mandate to enable them to work more closely on the battlefield with their Afghan counterparts, and to conduct counter-terrorism operations against al-Qaeda, the Islamic State group and the Taliban.— AP-14:35-Liberman congratulates Trump, vows to deepen bilateral ties-Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman congratulates Donald Trump on his electoral victory and promises to continue working to improve ties with the United States.“[Israel] will continue, along with the new president, to safeguard and strengthen the special relationship and courageous friendship between the countries and work to strengthen the shared values of Israel and the United States,” Liberman says in a statement.— Judah Ari Gross-14:23-Obama, Trump to meet at White House tomorrowThe White House says Obama called both Trump and Clinton in the wake of the presidential election, to congratulate and commiserate, respectively.The president also invites his successor to meet with him at the White House tomorrow to discuss the transition.Obama also urges the country to come together after a fractious election season.14:14-Saudi king hopes Trump will bring regional stability-King Salman of Saudi Arabia sends a letter to Trump congratulating him on his electoral victory, the official Saudi news agency says.In his letter, Salman expresses the hope that Trump “will succeed in achieving security and stability in the Middle East and the entire world,” Walla reports.US President Barack Obama (C) walks with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud of Saudi Arabia (R) at Erga Palace in Riyadh,-14:06-Hollande says Trump win ‘opens period of uncertainty’-French President Francois Hollande, who once said Donald Trump made him want to retch, warns that the Republican billionaire’s victory in the US election “opens a period of uncertainty.”-In a televised address, Hollande underlines that the United States is a key partner for business, for solving wars in the Middle East and tackling global warming — something Trump dismissed as a hoax.“This American election opens a period of uncertainty,” he says in a statement that offered only brief congratulations to the president-elect.As well as France keeping up its global role, “this context calls for a united Europe, capable of making itself heard and of promoting policies wherever its interests or its values are challenged,” Hollande says.— AFP-14:04-Yesha chief invites Trump to visit West Bank-The chief foreign envoy of the Yesha Council, the umbrella organization of settlements, congratulates Trump and invites him to the West Bank.“I congratulate president-elect Trump on his historic victory,” says Oded Revivi in a statement released to the media. “I invite him to become the first sitting US president to visit our flourishing communities and witness how our presence in Judea and Samaria [West Bank] is key to ensure a peaceful future for millions of Palestinians and Israelis.”-13:31-European Central Bank official: Trump win ‘not good day for world economy’-Trump’s shock election win “is not a good day for the world economy” and could force the European Central Bank “to intervene,” governing council member Ewald Nowotny says.Nowotny tells reporters in Vienna the ECB is “prepared to intervene” as he warns of “massive insecurities” after the vote outcome sends shockwaves through global markets.“Close observation is certainly necessary right now,” says Nowotny, who is on the ECB governing council that makes monetary policy decisions in his capacity as head of Austria’s central bank.Europe’s recovery could also be affected if Trump’s presidency took a “menacing turn,” he says.Nowotny says he expects “a period of uncertainty in the medium term,” as happened after Britain’s June decision to leave the EU.— AFP-13:20-Settler leader calls Trump win ‘day of celebration’ for Israel-The head of Samaria Regional Council in the West Bank, Yossi Dagan, says welcomes Trump’s election victory, calling him a “true friend.”“This is a day of celebration not only for the United States but also for Israel’s West Bank settlements. A true friend has won,” Dagan says, according to Israel National News. “I openly expressed my support for Trump during the election season because this was an important time for settlements, for Samaria, which now has a president who is a supporter and lover of Israel.”Dagan adds: “We look forward to the first visit of the president-elect Trump and I also invite Trump to come to the West Bank, which is the cradle of Jewish history and the heart of the State of Israel.”13:05-Iran’s Rouhani: Trump cannot reverse nuclear deal-Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says there is “no possibility” of its nuclear deal with world powers being overturned by Trump, despite his threat to rip it up.“Iran’s understanding in the nuclear deal was that the accord was not concluded with one country or government, but was approved by a resolution of the UN Security Council and there is no possibility that it can be changed by a single government,” Rouhani tells his cabinet, according to Iranian state television.— AFP-13:00--Netanyahu congratulates Trump, calls him ‘true friend of Israel’-Netanyahu issue a statement congratulating Trump on his win, calling the president-elect a “true friend of Israel.”-“We will work together to advance security, stability and peace in our region,” he says. “The strong relationship between the United States and Israel is based on shared values, common interests and a joint destiny.“I am sure that president-elect Trump and I will continue to strengthen the unique alliance between Israel and the United States and take it to new heights.”-12:53-Likud deputy minister: I backed Trump, PM ordered my silence-Deputy Minister for Regional Affairs Ayoub Kara says he personally supported Trump for the US presidency, but kept quiet because the prime minister told him to.“I had the honor to be among the only ones, apart from the prime minister, to visit the Trump headquarters in NY, and I was afraid — like many others — to identify and publicly support him, so as not to hurt the government,” says the Druze lawmaker, who is a member of Netanyahu’s Likud party.Kara says the PM “told us unequivocally not to comment on either candidate, and asked us not to respond until after the elections, and I’m happy that we complied with his request. We didn’t comment and we didn’t get involved… It’s no secret that everyone had a preference, and I think that most of the Israeli public wanted Trump and most of the Jewish population in the US… wanted Clinton.”He hails the “special ties” with the US, which he says are independent of the president, and hails Trump’s win as “wonderful news” for the “settlements in Israel, for the status of a united Jerusalem, and for the free world.”— Marissa Newman-12:45-Obama calls Trump to congratulate him-Obama calls Trump to congratulate him on winning the election, NBC reports, quoting the president-elect’s campaign manager.The details of the conversation were apparently not made public. Kellyanne Conway tells me President Obama called Trump tonight. She did not know what they said.— Katy Tur (@KatyTurNBC) November 9, 2016-12:17-German FM: We respect election result, but ‘a lot will get harder’-German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier says the outcome of the US presidential election is “different than most people in Germany would have wanted, but of course we have to respect it.”He says Trump’s victory means “nothing is going to get easier. A lot will get harder.”But he tells reporters in Berlin that it is important to maintain good trans-Atlantic relations, which he likened to “the foundations of the West.”He says Germany would seek dialogue with the Trump administration, but warns that American foreign policy would likely become “less predictable.”— AP-12:13-Turkey asks Trump to extradite Gulen-Turkey’s prime minister calls on Donald Trump to extradite US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen — blamed by Ankara for the failed coup in July — as soon as he is sworn in.Binali Yildirim says he hopes the new US leadership will take into consideration Turkey’s “sensitivities concerning the fight against terrorism,” give priority to policies that would bring peace and stability to the region and advance traditional friendship between the two countries.Ties between the two allies have been strained over perceptions in Turkey that the US is reluctant to arrest and extradite Gulen. Turkey is also frustrated by Washington’s backing for Syrian Kurdish militia fighting the Islamic State group in Syria. Ankara considers the militia to be a terrorist group.— AP-12:12-British PM congratulates Trump, touts close bilateral ties-British PM Theresa May sends Trump a message of congratulations, highlighting the long-standing close relationship between their two countries.“I would like to congratulate Donald Trump on being elected the next President of the United States, following a hard-fought campaign,” she says in a statement.“Britain and the United States have an enduring and special relationship based on the values of freedom, democracy and enterprise. We are, and will remain, strong and close partners on trade, security and defense. I look forward to working with president-elect Donald Trump, building on these ties to ensure the security and prosperity of our nations in the years ahead.”-11:49-NATO says US leadership ‘as important as ever’-US leadership is essential in facing up to new security challenges, NATO head Jens Stoltenberg says as he congratulates Donald Trump on his election victory.“We face a challenging new security environment, including hybrid warfare, cyberattacks, the threat of terrorism. US leadership is as important as ever,” Stoltenberg says.“I look forward to working with president-elect Trump,” he adds.Trump caused consternation during the campaign when he suggested Washington would think twice about coming to the aid of an endangered NATO ally if it had not paid its dues, casting doubt on the US-led alliance’s core collective defense commitment.Asked about these remarks, Stoltenberg says “all allies have made a solemn commitment to defend each other, this is absolute and unconditioned.”— AFP-11:30-Bennett: Trump win means era of Palestinian state is over-Education Minister Naftali Bennett congratulates Trump on his victory, saying he hopes it means a shift in US policy on Palestinian statehood.“I congratulate president-elect Donald Trump, and all the American people,” he says. “We are sure the special relationship between the United States and Israel will continue, and even grow stronger.”He continues: “Trump’s victory is an opportunity for Israel to immediately retract the notion of a Palestinian state in the center of the country, which would hurt our security and just cause. This is the position of the president-elect, as written in his platform, and it should be our policy, plain and simple. The era of a Palestinian state is over.”Bennett, who heads the right-wing Jewish Home party, thanks Clinton for “her friendship with Israel.”11:24-Knesset speaker congratulates Trump on behalf of parliament-Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein (Likud) begins today’s parliamentary session in Jerusalem with message of congratulations for Trump.“Allow me to congratulate, on behalf of the Knesset and myself, the president-elect of the United States of America, Mr. Donald J. Trump, and vice president-elect Mr. Mike Pence. I am confident that the longstanding friendship and alliance between the United States and Israel will remain strong during Mr. Trump’s term in office,” he says.“We send our best wishes to the American people and are certain that they will remain united in dealing with the challenges facing America and the world today.”-11:23-Iran urges Trump to stick to international accords-Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif urges Trump to stick to international accords.The president-elect has slammed the nuclear agreement with Iran signed by Obama and other world leaders last year, calling it “the worst deal ever negotiated.”— Agencies-11:14-Hamas: We don’t expect shift in US bias in wake of Trump win-Hamas says it does not expect a change in American “bias” against the Palestinians following Trump’s win.“The Palestinian people do not count much on any change in the US presidency because the US policy towards the Palestinian issue is a consistent policy on the basis of bias,” says Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri.“Nevertheless, we hope that US president Trump will re-evaluate this policy and rebalance it on the Palestinian issue.”— AFP-11:10-Abbas urges Trump to work toward Palestinian statehood-Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s office calls on Trump to work towards a Palestinian state.“We are ready to deal with the elected president on the basis of a two-state solution and to establish a Palestinian state on the 1967 borders,” says Abbas aide Nabil Abu Rudeineh.He says a failure to resolve the decades-old conflict would mean “the unstable situation will continue in the region.”— AFP-11:09-Turkey vows to strengthen US ties following Trump win-Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu congratulates Trump on Twitter, Reuters reports. He says Ankara will step up its “trust-based relations and cooperation” with the US in the wake of the Republican’s win.-11:04-Livni congratulates Trump, hopes for moderation-Zionist Union MK Tzipi Livni sends Trump her congratulations on Twitter, saying she hopes he will stick to the conciliatory gestures in his victory speech and not the inflammatory rhetoric he used on the campaign trail.“Congratulations @realDonaldTrump,” she writes. “I hope for the US and the world that he actualize the promises of his acceptance speech, not the campaign.”Congratulations @realDonaldTrump. I hope for the US and the world that he actualize the promises of his acceptance speech, not the campaign-- ציפי לבני (@Tzipi_Livni) November 9, 2016-11:03-Egyptian president calls to congratulate Trump-Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi calls Trump to congratulate him on his election win.Sissi says he was the first world leader to call the American president-elect, according to the Walla website. During their conversation, Sissi expresses the hope “for a new atmosphere in the relationship between the US and Egypt.”1-0:46-Putin congratulates Trump, hopes for ‘constructive dialogue’-Vladimir Putin congratulates Trump on his election win.The Russian president expresses the hope for “constructive dialogue” between the two countries.— AP-10:39-Herzog to Trump: Your win shows elites are thing of past-Opposition leader Isaac Herzog congratulates Trump on his win.“Warm congratulations to the president of the most powerful nation in the world: Donald J Trump!” Herzog writes in Hebrew on Facebook.“Today American democracy chose … an American leader who showed the commentators and the skeptics that we are in a new era of change and replacing the old elitist regimes!” he says. “You did the unthinkable, against all the odds, polls, research and the prophets of the old era. I’m convinced that the defense and financial alliance with our strongest and most powerful ally will continue with a vengeance under your presidency.”-10:31-Barkat congratulates Trump, reminds him of vow to move embassy to Jerusalem-Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat sends a letter of congratulations to Trump, reminding the president-elect of his campaign vow to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.“I am confident that you will continue to empower our city by reaffirming its sovereignty and moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem,” Barkat says in the letter he posted on Twitter.Mazal tov from #Jerusalem, Mr. President! @realDonaldTrump #ElectionDay pic.twitter.com/L05W8HFNnd— Mayor Nir Barkat (@NirBarkat) November 9, 2016-10:31-Arab MK: Trump election is a wake-up call-Meretz MK Isawi Frej expresses shock at Trump’s victory, saying it should be a wake-up call for the world.“I woke up this morning to discover that Trump will be the next president of the United States,” he writes on Facebook. “The leader of the free world will be a serial harasser of women, a racist and ranter, who was democratically elected by the American people.“Trump’s victory was not a mistake, and he is not our main problem at the moment. The direction the American people are going in, and with them the rest of the world, is the problem. The world has become more violent, more racist and more frightening.“Trump’s victory is the red light we need to wake up, to re-calculate and work out how we get through this period.”10:16-Likud minister Yisrael Katz congratulates Trump-Likud minister Yisrael Katz congratulates Trump on his victory.“I am sure our good relationship with the US will continue,” Katz says, according to Israel National News.“We did not interfere in the elections,” he says, “we have enough problems here.”-10:05-Trump praises Republican establishment for helping win-Trump name checks Republican leaders, including RNC chair Reince Priebus, for their assistance during the election.10:01-Trump: I will be president for all AmericansTrump strikes a conciliatory note in his victory speech, calling for unity and vowing to be president for all Americans.He says Clinton called to congratulate him, and praises her for a hard-fought race.09:52-Donald Trump speaks to his supporters after winning the presidential election.-09:50-Pence: I am deeply grateful to American people-Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence: “The American people have spoken and the American people have elected their new champion. American has elected a new president and it’s almost hard for me to express the honor I and my family feel,” he says. “I am deeply grateful to American people.”-09:41-Clinton calls Trump to concede election-Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump to concede the presidential race, CNN reports.-09:33-AP says Donald Trump is next president of United States-AP says Donald Trump has been elected president of the United States, as voters eager to shake up the nation’s political establishment pick the businessman to lead the country.An unexpected Republican nominee, Trump rode a wave of support from voters seeking change and willing to accept a candidate loose with facts and accused of sexual misconduct.In a victory that rattled financial markets worldwide, he upset Democrat Hillary Clinton, who would have become the first woman to serve in the Oval Office.— AP-09:33-CNN calls Wisconsin for Trump-CNN says Trump has won the state of Wisconsin, bringing him another 10 electoral votes.09:30-Trump arrives at campaign HQ in New York City-Donald Trump arrives at his campaign headquarters at the Hilton Hotel in Midtown Manhattan, where he is expected to address his supporters.09:14-Democrats in Israel still optimistic despite electoral battering-The head of Democrats Abroad Israel says they are still “holding on” to hopes of a Clinton victory.“We’re still holding on, we’re still holding on,” Tali Zinger says, pointing to the remaining states and counties are “too close to call.”“We’re still optimistic,” she adds, though “there is a very different tone than there was just a few hours ago. We’re still waiting and seeing. It’s not over till it’s over.”“Sure we’re surprised,” she says of the results trickling in. “We expected this to be called when the East Coast polls were in and Florida would go to Hillary and we’d wrap this up. And that obviously didn’t happen. So we’re seeing, we’re still hopeful… it hasn’t been called yet, and we’re still holding on.”— Marissa Newman-09:01-US envoy to Israel declines to comment on race-US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro tells a conference in Tel Aviv that the US election has not been decided yet and therefore he will not comment on the outcome.US Ambassador Dan Shapiro speaks at the 9th Annual International Conference of the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Even if a president-elect is called in the coming moments, he would not comment on future US policies, he says at an event hosted by the Institute for National Security Studies.Rather, the ambassador gives a lengthy speech highlighting various elements of Israeli-American cooperation, saying that the next administration will inherit a strong and stable relationship that encompasses many areas.— Raphael Ahren.
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