A possible prophetic fulfillment concerning Damascus!
The Israeli elections, President Obama’s inauguration speech and the violence in Syria all feature prominently in Arab news Tuesday. “Israelis head to the polls today and a ‘settler government’ is forthcoming,” reads the headline of London-based daily Al-Hayat. Featuring a photo of a soldier under a large Likud election banner, the newspaper predicts “an absolute majority” for the “right-religious bloc,” adding that Netanyahu will most likely include Yair Lapid’s Yesh Atid party in his coalition.
Al-Hayat journalist Amal Shahadeh claims that despite the fact that Netanyahu is sure to win the vote, the prime minister is worried about a massive loss of support among the Israeli electorate.
“When he goes to the polls today to vote before the cameras, Netanyahu will try to hide his concern. After all, he has built his entire campaign on being ‘the strong leader that Israel needs in order to be strong.’”
In an editorial in London-based…
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