WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is set to preside over the signing of historic diplomatic deals between Israel and two Gulf Arab nations that could herald a dramatic shift in Middle East power dynamics and give him a boost ahead of the November U.S. election.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday (Aug. 13) that the United Arab Emirates and Israel have agreed to establish full diplomatic ties as part of a deal to halt the annexation of occupied land sought by the Palestinians for their future state.
|Praying for China|
SBC President James Merritt and Chinese believers pause to pray atop the Great Wall. China has 200 major cities with no Christian witness at all. Photo by Eric Turner
He accomplished his goal in May with a visit to China -- home to almost 500 people groups with little or no access to the good news of God's love.
JERUSALEM (BP)--With anger, despair and hunger soaring among Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, Southern Baptist volunteers are bringing food -- and hope.
When, as a field missionary, he was challenged by Psalm 37:4 to identify the desires of his heart, International Mission Board President Jerry Rankin said his first thoughts included having more balance in his life, finding respite from his heavy workload and achieving better physical conditioning.
NIAMEY, Niger (BP)--Walking through the market place, the young woman peers into stall after stall. She weaves in and out of the overcrowded area. She crinkles her nose up at the wide variety of smells coming from the stalls and the piles of trash.
SOUTH PITTSBURG, Tenn. (BP)--Tennessee farmer Dewey Gilliam never thought corn from his 800-acre farm would make its way across the Atlantic Ocean and onto the plates of hungry youngsters in a Romanian orphanage.
CAIRO, Egypt (BP)--When he was a boy, "Nader" seldom thought about God.
CAIRO, Egypt (BP)--The aftershocks of Sept. 11 continue to reverberate in the Arab world, especially in Egypt.
CAIRO, Egypt (BP)--A Christian family living in Cairo recently flew out of the city for a visit to their home country. Before they even reached cruising altitude, they felt a physical heaviness lifting from them.