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LIBYA &

ETHIOPIA
IN PROPHECY

SPECIAL REPORT

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THE KING OF THE SOUTH
“And at the time of the end shall the king of the south push at him:
and the king of the north shall come against him like a whirlwind
…. [H]e shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver,
and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the
Ethiopians shall be at his steps.” — Daniel 11:0, 

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O. Box 6088. Archerfield P. Private Bag X10010 P. Box 16945. Attn: Spanish Department Chaguanas P. United States .O. 1610. Box 3700 P.O.Contents 1 Introduction: The Man Who Set the Middle East on Fire 3 Libya and Ethiopia Reveal Iran’s Military Strategy 10 Iranian-Backed Insurgents Call for Islamic Revolution in Ethiopia 11 Ethiopia Attacks Archrival 12 First Libya—Now Ethiopia 12 An Islamic Takeover of Libya and Ethiopia Is Imminent 15 Pope Calls for International Mobilization for Horn of Africa 16 Egypt and Libya to Join Iran’s Terror Network 20 Iran Strides Toward Diplomatic Relations With Egypt and Libya 21 Ethiopia in the Crosshairs 23 The Stunning Truth Behind Libya’s ‘Democratic’ Revolution 25 Is This the Start of Radical Islam’s Takeover of Ethiopia? 28 Ethiopia’s Strongman Dies 29 The Next War in Libya 30 Ethiopia on the Brink? Contact Information To reach the Philadelphia Church of God to order literature or to request a visit from one of God’s ministers: Visit us online: www. Box 2237. P.pcog. Glenview Edmond.O.O. South Africa Post Office 2009 Pampanga Caribbean Australia. QLD 4108.O.O. OK 73083 b95 8bh. United Kingdom Hamilton 3246 Canada Africa Philippines Philadelphia Church of God Philadelphia Church of God Philadelphia Church of God P. Australia OK 73083. Europe and Middle East New Zealand Philadelphia Church of God Philadelphia Church of God Philadelphia Church of God P. Box 52143. W. Angeles City ON L0P 1B0 Edenvale. Philadelphia Church of God.org In North America.I. Box 293. Edmond Trinidad. Box 3700. call us toll-free: 1-800-772-8577 MAILING ADDRESSES WORLDWIDE United States Britain. Latin America Philadelphia Church of God India and Sri Lanka Philadelphia Church of God. the Pacific Isles. Campbellville Postnet Box 219.O. Box 400. Henley-in-Arden P.

Selling vegetables from a wooden cart isn’t exactly Syria. then Yemen. lucrative. and significantly. spat in his face. these power authorities. 2010. He then pulled out a match Alliances are changing. then Egypt. politics refused his offer and “allegedly slapped the and policies have risen to prominence. and proceeded to calmly and quietly douse Governments are recalculating foreign policies. cal revolution is known as the Arab Spring. Iraq. the fall of Egyptian the revolution had claimed the government of President Hosni Mubarak and the rise of the longtime President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali. Jordan. He set the city of Sidi Bouzid ablaze with Enter Bible Prophecy massive protests and riots. The consequences have been profound. Morocco. and regular mistreatment by the police made Today. Bouazizi’s actions Flurry and the Trumpet prophesied for two decades. 2011). and the list goes on. being fulfilled. Long- woman decided to confiscate Bouazizi’s cart. he returned to the municipal building transforming North Africa and the Middle East. ated political and ideological vacuums. Algeria. these Arab revolutions have cre- insulted his dead father” (Time. Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt was an event Gerald And that was just the start. then many other As the Arab Spring gained momentum. Bouazizi then took his complaint to the local In many instances. the policewoman Muslim populations and Islamic values. Flurry . himself with fuel. disgrun- was an unknown 26-year-old street tled Arabs throughout North Africa and the vendor trying to make a living in the Middle East. 1 Introduction: The Man Who Set the Middle East on Fire O n December 16. New strategies are forming. Bouazizi finally got the Where will it end? attention of Tunisian authorities! Bouazizi didn’t just set himself ablaze that day. 21. Kuwait. but they refused to see him. first to Libya. vacuums have been filled by radical Islam! This is when Bouazizi snapped. a cantankerous police. New forces of destruc- and set himself on fire. it quickly cities in Tunisia. Most scrawny young man. And rampant government corruption Sudan. Within the Everyone agrees that the Arab Spring is hour. Egypt and Libya have been toppled. tion are developing. and ultimately the whole became evident that major Bible prophecies were nation of Tunisia. Although as Tunisia. For example. Jan. standing governments in such important places his vegetables and his livelihood. he offered to pay the fine. By the end of January 2011. Mohammed Bouazizi the imaginations of millions of angry. The revolutionary spark spread. such as Egypt. On December 17. Tunisian city of Sidi Bouzid. Needless to say. It wasn’t an easy life. Mr. this massive wave of social and politi- earning a living all the more difficult. and the Tunisian revolution quickly captured In a July 1993 Trumpet article. Bahrain.

But pro-Western country remained stable and con- in January 2011. The articles after that contain proof—hard evidence—testifying to the accu- racy of that original prophecy. Mr. and the Arab Spring reached Libya’s So. nothing was hap- this prophecy centered on a radical Islamic alli. Two weeks later. Flurry’s Bible-based forecast about the vortex of the Arab Spring and Ethiopia. it In this program he referred to these two is obvious that the seeds of an Islamist resur- other countries specifically mentioned in gence in Ethiopia have been sown! Daniel 11:40-44: Libya and Ethiopia. . quickly forcing the weeks before it claimed the government of United Nations to join the fight on the side of Hosni Mubarak. strongly ance behind Iran. why would God have those two nations being sucked into the vortex of the Arab Spring mentioned in there?” and Islamist renaissance under way in North That television program marked the first Africa and the Middle East. Very few are reporting on it. totally Daniel 11 prophecy more deeply than he had vulnerable to Iran and radical Islam! before. Flurry told viewers that Libya and at a frightening pace in Egypt …. originally written in January You need to understand the enormous 2011 and published in the April 2011 issue of prophetic implications of this event. There is a Ethiopia (including Eritrea) would fall under prophecy that indicates Egypt will probably fall the influence of radical Islam and develop an to Islam—or be strongly influenced by Islam. the truth has emerged that to fall to radical Islam and eventually align Ethiopia (and Eritrea) is under increasing pres- themselves with the Iran-led king of the south. of Trumpet article excerpts tracking the fulfill- but Ethiopia is being sucked into ment of Mr. You need to under- stand the enormous prophetic implications of this event.2 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY wrote: “Islamic extremism is gaining power time Mr. Flurry’s first and most North Africa and the Middle East. These nations were also prophesied In the time since. pening. Mr. especially in Ethiopia and Eritrea. when the Arab Spring began. Or so it seemed. there was very little evidence this happening! might happen. Islamist renaissance under way in We begin with Mr. That forecast was based on a prophecy deliv. sure from Iran and radical Islam. suddenly it was At the time. Civil war ensued. He asked. For years he had been explaining how Meanwhile. The nation was left in tatters. in Ethiopia. Neither the Arab Spring nor radical Islam Spring. important article. On January 27. Eritrea and Libya.” alliance with Iran. the Trumpet. By October. which included Egypt. Mr. at the very start of the Arab tent. but Ethiopia is “Now. and strongman Muammar Qadhafi was As he studied. massive protests erupted in ered by the Prophet Daniel in Daniel 11:40-45. over. This predominantly Christian. prophecy. Benghazi. Flurry was compelled to the rebels. Libya’s civil war was return and restudy Daniel’s prophecy. What you are about to read is a compilation Very few are reporting on it. uprising there as we have in Libya or Egypt. With the Ar ab Spring. he began to understand the gone. Flurry taped a Key of Although we haven’t witnessed a Muslim David television program on the Arab Spring. Flurry came to see the significance appeared to be taking root in this strategically of the two other nations featured in Daniel’s important nation. just a few shores.

These verses reveal what is would be the king of the south and clash with the unfolding in the Middle East. Daniel 12:9 tells us the time to see the broken will of America—which all of the end begins when Daniel is revealed. Armstrong the Muslim Brotherhood. coupled with Until now. does the king of the south ‘push’ at the king of ers see what is happening in Egypt as good the north? It must happen after the book of news.” The whole s cen a r io i s e x pl a i ne d i n How could I have known so long ago that Iran Daniel 11:40-44. 9). Armstrong. [The the Middle East leaders see! book can only be understood in this end time The government of Yemen is very shaky. controlled by Iran— European kings unite into the Holy Roman the number one terrorist-sponsoring nation in Empire that is going to clash with radical Islam. It is time for all of us to wake up about why the two nations of Libya and Ethiopia to what is happening in this world. July 1993—nearly 18 years ago: “So when As usual. the world by far. does not: Radical Islam must of an alliance with Iran. 2) Lebanon has fallen Soon you w ill see t he prophe sied 10 to the Hezbollah terrorists. Europe and Asia— Holy Roman Empire? Because of what was hap- the most critical prophecy of the next few years. where we are in Bible prophecy! These verses point to a king of the south that is Now let me illustrate a new and stunning yet future. That strategy is Bible for the answer—you will find going to shake the United States and Europe it no place else. pening in Iran and the Middle East. and some of them fail in this end time. 3 Libya and Ethiopia Reveal Iran’s Military Strategy By Gerald Flurry Philadelphia Trumpet.S. They fail to see the strength of Iran and Daniel was revealed to Herbert W. We be stopped! And the stronger leaders know it have been prophesying this for about 20 years! won’t be done through negotiation! Now the whole world can see it happening Here is what I wrote in the Trumpet maga- very dramatically! zine. April 2011 W hat is the immediate future of Libya These two nations are the key that unlocks and Ethiopia? We must go to the the strategy of radical Islam. I have not understood much Bible prophecy. We are facing are mentioned in verse 43. probably into the hands have ever heard! of the radical Muslims. along with Egypt. as this king.] So the king of the south must All these events are bad news for America arise after Daniel was revealed to God’s end-time and Israel. to their foundations! Just look at what has happened in the first We are about to be flooded with bad news. the greatest catastrophe ever on planet Earth. many of the Western world’s lead. and its replacement will form some kind what the U. And I believe all indications point to piece of the puzzle about the Middle East. the king of the south. Europe understands fallen. But they show us almost precisely Church—specifically to Herbert W. 3) the government of Egypt has or the king of the south. radical Islam. (Daniel 12:4. headed by Iran. couple of months of this year: 1) The Tunisian But it is all concluded by the best news you government has fallen. .

Never in this politics. [that did happen]. … He shall stretch The future is quite bleak for Egypt. It could be very similar to Egypt’s Fate how Hamas got control of Gaza. And here is the worst part of Anwar Sadat. overflow and pass over. There pushed out President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali is a prophecy that indicates Egypt will prob. will continue. That is one big reason why the people of wrote January 25: “[T]hey’re seeking the ouster Israel fear what is happening in Egypt.’ he says. Now return can be hastened by creating chaos! that radical. huge.’ and he shall enter into the countries. The Brotherhood has been less violent modern age has a powerful nation held such the last 30 years because of the strong leader- extremely dangerous beliefs. is going to wage war against radical The whole world will be dragged into this Islam with all the power it can muster. the president of Egypt before it all: Iranian leaders and many of their people Hosni Mubarak. But now he is gone. who ascended to Here is another quote from my July 1993 the presidency after Sadat’s assassination in 1981. Egypt adjoins Israel’s southern border. nuclear bomb. But activists. with chari. Let’s read Daniel 11:40 and 42: ‘And at thing crucial shifted for Egypt today. geograph. … ‘[T]here’s a revolution coming. of President Hosni Mubarak. That one unparalleled crisis! Iran is about to get the whirlwind blow will destroy the king of the south.’ This verse 600 years before the first coming of Christ! indicates Egypt will be allied with the king of Why won’t people believe their own Bibles? the south. violent organization is about to get You can create a lot of chaos with many much more influence and control in Egyptian terrorists and nuclear bombs. Si nce I w rote t h at . and shall [a protester added]” (emphasis mine throughout). Eg y pt h a s b e e n soring nation in the world—no other country shaken repeatedly by Iran and radical Islam.4 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY What happened in January and February of to see a radical change in Egyptian politics!” this year was only a small dress rehearsal of The Holy Roman Empire. even comes close. Here is what the Christian Science Monitor ically. It is the greatest terrorist-spon. Egypt’s a terrifying danger far removed from what we close relationship with America is history! have ever faced before! It is on a path that must The Hamas terrorists of the Gaza Strip are lead to war! the Palestinian counterparts to the Muslim Brotherhood! This terrorist Brotherhood could get control of Egypt. was killed by the Muslim believe the 12th imam (their version of the Brotherhood—the strongest opponent of Messiah) is about to return. led by Germany and what is about to explode in the Middle East! the Vatican. They think his Mubarak today and closely tied to Iran. That is probably the reason Egypt is Here is what Stratfor wrote January 4: “The also attacked and taken captive! I believe this most vulnerable time in Egypt is the period prophecy in Daniel 11:42 indicates you are about before Mubarak leaves the scene [when America’s . and with many ships. protests come against him like a whirlwind. ‘The reservoir of discontent is ots. political analysts ably fall to Islam—or be strongly influenced and average people in Egypt insist that some- by Islam. That makes Iran ship of Mubarak. Trumpet article: “Islamic extremism is gaining A popular uprising in Tunisia may have just power at a frightening pace in Egypt also. just as forth his hand also upon the countries: and your Bible prophesied in the book of Daniel about the land of Egypt shall not escape. and with horsemen. Egyptian the time of the end shall the king of the south political scientist Mustapha Kamel Al Sayyid push at him: and the king of the north shall predicts that now the dam has broken.

the U. an Islamist Egypt would give dra.” America will never have another opportunity Stratfor places the move of Egypt into as it did with that first and most powerful wave of the radical Islamic camp as more deadly than dissent. America’s for- know it and many of them blame the U. which has been a strategi. Muslims in their violence toward Israel and The U. Hosni President Mubarak resisted the radical Mubarak. what Arab country would now President Mubarak exerted the power needed help us secure the massive amounts of oil we inside Egypt to control his strongest opponent. nations and Israel give any support to America? In terms of its peace. What Egyptians Really Want In spite of Mubarak’s positive fruits. Israel is going to lose Surely. No Arab country in the Middle East has The Mediterranean. He was a powerful ally in help. the American government said and European policy in the region would be gone nothing to support many thousands (some say in a crucial part of the world. for eign policy is an unmitigated disaster! much of this Egyptian crisis. the Egyptian presidential elections are scheduled to present U. He has lived economy would be wrecked? through six assassination attempts on his life. Arab world. The brutal military has since gotten con- anything except Iran’s getting the nuclear trol over the dissenters. and humiliated our friend of many years. In a crisis. Mr. The United Yes. The impact those nations in the Middle East! Jewish nation is in grave danger! The Jews The whole world is watching. encouraging words to both sides.S. government That is exactly what is going to happen immediately supported the dissenters in Egypt inside Egypt—according to Bible prophecy. and takes. Most Why? Because we support the enemies of important. America and the moderate Arab states and matic impetus to radical Islam throughout the humiliate nations that are friendly toward us. we must see how our actions negatively its best friend in the Middle East—Egypt. done more to befriend America! cally quiet region. could have diplomatically spoken other nations. beyond an Iranian bomb. who are now more fearful.S. of 30 years. Mubarak fought against Iran down foreign policy? Why should moderate Arab getting the nuclear bomb. upside- against terror. get from the Middle East—without which our the violent Muslim Brotherhood. Mubarak made some serious mis- States would have to reshape its strategy. would come to life.S. our demonstrations in Egypt! Only a rebuke from friend for the last 30 years]. The transformation millions) of dissenters in the summer of 2009 of Egypt into an Islamist country would be the when they marched against Iranian leaders single most significant event we could imagine who stole their election! in the Islamic world. … Let’s consider for Saudi Arabia slowed our government’s tactics. a moment what an Islamist Egypt would mean. Still our leaders seem to have no real concept of what he had to deal with every day. One of the linchpins of American For example. administration set out to humiliate be held in September 2011. ing America. The result? America’s influence in Turkey’s renaissance would have to take seriously the Middle East has plummeted to near zero! a new Islamic power in the Mediterranean. Britain and Israel in their war How can we explain such a dangerous. bomb—which it is about to do! On the other hand.S. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 5 government was humiliating Mubarak. But America has utterly betrayed a friend Israel would have to refocus its strategic policy. What results should him publicly from the beginning of the massive we expect? .

reason I have not understood as I do now. Fifty-four percent believe suicide bombings The king of the north. Stratfor Intelligence mentioned the Mediterranean Look at these results from the Pew poll. Germany and the Vatican women from men in the workplace. is soon to have a strong leader who will see the Nearly half have a “favorable view” of the danger much like Stratfor Intelligence does and terrorist group Hamas. Most authorities overlook how these events Well over half would support segregating are affecting Europe. ancient or modern names—for example. And let’s not forget “But he [the king of the north] shall have power how Iran turned Gaza and Lebanon into its own over the treasures of gold and of silver. or the Holy Roman Empire. Yemen. Afghanistan. and 3 in 10 are positive will act accordingly. and EU Nightmare actually want strict Islamic rule. the Ethiopians shall be at his steps” (Daniel 11:43). etc.S. Saudi ple.S. There are several Middle East nations not A powerful Mubarak was able to control or mentioned in Daniel 11:40-44 either by their contain the more extreme views of his own peo. it started the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and with a group like the Muslim Brotherhood. a strong Islamic influence in the nation’s politics. Arabia. area twice. This all plays into the hands of Iran and its strong ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. and over all terrorist arms. One fifth of Egyptians even the Bible. Turkey. and 77 percent think thieves should have strategy! Bible prophecy makes that very clear. Pakistan. Stratfor believes the U. But that dam was broken when he resigned. God placed two nations in the same .6 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY Many people in the West hope to see Egypt The people are now rejoicing in Egypt. No new leader could ever get the power to But two more nations are mentioned for a resist such strong beliefs of the Egyptian people. peace. cause the whole world to reshape its Middle East ers. that murder civilians can be justified. (Request our booklet Germany and the hold positive views of al Qaeda and Osama Holy Roman Empire. What happened to Iran in 1979 is somewhat similar to Libya and Ethiopia what will happen in Egypt. America: 82 percent of Egyptians dislike the U.) bin Laden. That too is prophesied in toward Hezbollah. Europe. and Israel will have Nearly the same number say those who leave to reshape their strategy. strategy better than any power outside the Egypt had the highest unfavorable rating toward Middle East. their hands cut off.S. Stratfor also mentioned the Muslim faith should be killed for it. Germany and the Vatican are going to Eighty-two percent support stoning adulter. is on the Fully 85 percent of Muslims in Egypt want northern part of that strategically important sea. But what do the Egyptian people want? Are If we don’t understand that now. already an ally of Iran. Qatar. we soon will! Western leaders willing to look at the reality? A major survey by the Pew Research Center last year showed that the people of Egypt have Iran’s Strategy— no interest in Western-style democracy. In each of those places. But it is transform into a picture of democracy and not a time for joy in America—it is a time for fear. Germany and the Vatican probably see Iran’s Among the 18 Muslim nations Pew surveyed. All of our literature is free. fanatical Ethiopia? Every word in God’s inspired Bible has support to terrorist groups! significance. We continually underestimate the power of Why did God inspire the mentioning of Libya and Iran! That wealthy nation gives full. They U. see the new Middle East crisis as deadly serious.

Many Catholics ting some measure of control over Libya and consider Jerusalem their most important Ethiopia? To me. The Islamic people have fought the Catholic his steps: “Either joining his army. They are on the two seas that comprise trade route! the most important trade route in the world! I did a television program on January 27 of Whoever heavily inf luences or controls this year. when Britain. . We also Israel kicked it out in one attack. Sea coastline. or placing Crusades for about 1. Asia and ence or control of Iran. the heart of the Holy Roman Empire. or a civil war was beginning. its third-holiest site. The big Catholicism. religious site. Less than one view is that these small areas are included as a month later. superpower with 10 kings. it could the Middle East. tries outside the Middle East. the answer is intriguing. with the emphasis on the create enormous damage and chaos in America Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea.” Jerusalem. I believe the Bible time.” Iran conquering Jerusalem would SUDDENLY The Moffatt translation reads this way: “fol. fervor could spread like wildfire.S. This verse Iran could also potentially get control states that Libya and Ethiopia are also going to be of Jerusalem. Controlling the Suez Canal is not enough. That is why they are subdued in the king of the The soon-coming Holy Roman Empire—a north victory. Germany and the see why the king of the south. The viewers were asked to watch Libya Ethiopia will undoubtedly also control the and Ethiopia because of new understanding I small areas of Eritrea and Djibouti on the Red had received the previous day. expression as “in his company. I believe closely allied with Iran! Jerusalem is more important to Iran than the oil Here is how Soncino Commentary defines at is. We believe that the new understanding we Egypt tried that in 1956. Radical Islam could stop the Ethiopia to make a severe and rapid turn into the flow of essential oil to the U. galvanize the whole Islamic world! It would lowing in his train. and led by the most deceptive and question is this: Do you believe your Bible? aggressive Germany ever—realizes that Arab Why would Iran be so interested in get. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 7 verse as Egypt for a definite reason. dangerous rioting and terror in Europe. Then you can and Europe almost overnight. Bible prophecy says one final crusade Gesenius’ Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon defines that is about to erupt.” spread radical Muslim influence to many coun- So you need to watch Libya and Ethiopia. It could lead to They are about to fall under the heavy influ. All you need to do is get a good map of If Iran gets control of that trade route. But what if you believe the timing of when we received that have radical Islamic nations along this sea trade understanding was a miracle. France and received about Libya was a miracle. even America. the king of the south. Also. dominated by That prophecy is easy to understand. or radical Islam. overthrown. route with real air power—including missiles? Such miracles are not just coincidence.500 years over control of themselves at his beck and call. Vatican. The nation seemed stable. These areas only recently became There was almost no news about Libya at that independent of Ethiopia. That could give Iran virtual control of the trade You need to continue to watch for Libya and through those seas. Libya’s government was about to be part of Ethiopia. and Europe! radical Islamic camp. are is so interested in an alliance with or control not going to allow the king of the south to get over these two countries (as well as Egypt and control of Jerusalem and the world’s number one Tunisia).

(Request my booklet Why are these two nations even mentioned in Germany’s Secret Strategy to Destroy Iran. Islam will fall immediately. but it also fell in late January this U. SYRIA Medite r ranea n Sea IRAQ IRAN Suez Canal Pe rs ia n Gu LIBYA lf Strait of Hormuz EGYPT SAUDI ARABIA U. Our economy is Lebanon’s Government Falls shaky.S. Hezbollah. year. So the Bible indicates that Libya and Ethiopia The king of the south is going to push at the also have to be subdued by the king of the north king of the north. has now The prophecy about Libya and Ethiopia gotten control of Lebanon. a terrorist arm of Iran. 15 years ago about Iran’s global ambitions.) this prophecy if they don’t play a key role? Arab-Iranian control over the Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea could be the real reason the U.. probably from its trade route because they are in the radical Islamic camp.S.E. power. economy to keep America out of the war. They “Israeli Vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom . unlocks Iran’s military strategy! We wrote over Agence France-Presse wrote on January 26. all-out whirlwind attack—and Iran and radical But they are not in the radical Muslim camp—yet. and Iran could The Lebanese government has been friendly threaten or even cut off all our oil and wreck the to the U. That push will be a dramatic act of war! Those two nations are “at his steps. R AN e d OM S e EN A r a b i a n a M SUDAN ERITREA YE S e a n o f Ad e f Bab el- Gu l Mandeb ETHIOPIA SOMALIA MIDEAST KEY MARITIME PASSAGEWAYS You also need to watch closely what we speak have only intensified since that time.A. and write about concerning Bible prophecy.S. the dollar is extremely weak.” Both coun- The Holy Roman Empire will respond with an tries have already been influenced by radical Islam. is not involved in this Mideast war.

Christ’s Second Coming. China and kind to wake up to the reality of Bible prophecy! probably Japan.” Here God draws attention ‘Hezbollah is not simply a terrorist organiza. the Day of the Lord—which is concluded by the quering the king of the south. stop Hezbollah and Iran from taking Lebanon and cometh to the thousand three hundred and hostage. the Yemeni events conclude with the coming of the Messiah. request The extremely good news is that these our booklets Daniel Unsealed at Last! and The cataclysmic events lead directly to the Second King of the South. after the king of the north] that maketh desolate set up. government pledged to soon step down because That is the finale to the longest single prophecy of large demonstrations. ninety days” (Daniel 12:11). Mankind’s terrible suffering is about to end “And from the time that the daily sacrifice forever. The king of the north.S. Yemen is already infested arrived. That government has in the Bible! also been helping the U.’ Shalom told Israeli public radio. five and thirty days. It is time for all man- then be overwhelmed by Russia.” Lebanese government was friendly toward The end time has arrived! Mighty prophecies them. Europe will His plan always prevails. (For more information. to 1. ‘The inter. Shiite group’s preferred candidate was named there shall be a thousand two hundred and as Lebanese premier-designate. News reports are the Gulf of Aden—and is another strategically filled with prophetic events. . the end time has war against terror. and the abomination [the taken ‘hostage’ by Iran and Hezbollah. monstrous and lightning-fast changes in world The alarm bells are ringing! events. by the Iranian state. and race wars are going to explode in the U. Soon riots world trade. It’s more (Daniel 11:40). as the kings of the east prepare to attack. it’s a terrorist organization controlled beginning of this time period are blessed.. Ninety percent of Bible prophecy is with terrorists. Iran’s terrorist arm of Lebanon is geo.335 days and says those who make it to the tion. Mainly it focuses on “the time of the end” East power to terror-sponsoring Iran.’ he said. because the expression. It will be followed immediately by World War iii. which leads to Earth forever under the direction of His Father. are being fulfilled before your eyes! That means graphically joined to Israel. They will make the demonstrations in Egypt seem like child’s play by comparison! World War III and God is going to get our attention! Christ’s Second Coming The Great Tribulation is about to burst on the Events in the Middle East are going to trigger world scene. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 9 said on Wednesday that Lebanon was being shall be taken away.S. So the Bible prophecy proves that God is alive and European power will strike first. “Blessed is he that waiteth. Then Christ will rule this This will lead to Armageddon. national community must do everything to Verse 12 then says. and others fight the Whether we like it or not. But these extremely dangerous end-time While I was writing this article. after con.S.) Coming of Christ.” From Daniel 10:10 to the end of Daniel’s That is the king of the south in action! book is the longest single prophecy in the This is another dangerous shift in Middle Bible. The Moffatt Bible translates that bad news for Israel and the U. will be alarmed Messiah’s coming. It is located on the Red Sea and being fulfilled in this end time. powerful country if you are trying to control America is about to go bankrupt. “when the end arrives.

Iran Christian of desecrating the Koran. Iranian cause during the summer of 2006 when selves from Christian domination. Over 4. United Nations adviser interstate war between an Islamist-controlled Mustapha Ali has said the entire Horn of Africa Somalia and its western enemy. March 10. to Lebanon to help battle Israeli forces. militia provides Iran with far more than addi- which started after local Muslims accused a tional soldiers in its fight against Israel.000 Christians in and around the parent organization—the Islamic Courts Union. The Kenyans also have joined Ethiopia burn churches. while 34 percent Iranian-backed al-Shabaab terrorist are Sunni Muslim. The power to enforce a trade . needs to control both the southern entrance to Ethiopian authorities sent security forces. According to a region could be threatened if the ongoing crisis 2006 UN report. Mediterranean Sea. the escalation of this conflict in Somalia is not resolved quickly. Abdikarim may not have even had to say any. According to the 2007 census. Most of the remainder belong militia tries to overthrow Somalia’s weak tran. ammunition and medical supplies to al-Shabaab’s thing. they sent 720 of their most experienced fighters Judging from the recent outburst of anti. Kenya and Somalia.10 Iranian-Backed Insurgents Call for Islamic Revolution in Ethiopia theTrumpet. sending five military advisers to Somalia. what is now basically the fray by cracking down on Somali terrorists a Somali civil war could soon escalate into an within their own country. Sheikh for this aid. Ethiopian troops have As al-Shabaab terrorists clash with Ethiopian crossed the Somali border to fight against the troops in Somalia and as Muslims across western Islamic extremists. could even reignite a war between the small A leading al-Shabaab official made a call at coastal nation of Eritrea—a chief foreign sponsor a gathering on Thursday of last week urging of al-Shabaab—and Ethiopia—which is backing Muslims in both Kenya and Ethiopia to rise up the Somali government.com. As the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. to various Protestant Christian denominations. Jimma Zone of Ethiopia have been displaced as Iranian proxy Hezbollah showed its gratitude a result of Muslim attacks that began the day by providing Somali insurgents with advanced before the leading al-Shabaab official issued training. against their governments. In return Christian violence in Ethiopia. 2011 H eavy fighting is raging on the borders of 44 percent of Ethiopia’s population belong to the Ethiopia. Fifty-nine churches and at least Such support of the al-Shabaab terrorist 28 homes have been burned in this onslaught. Iran sent three consignments of arms. however. his directive. but the Red Sea and the Suez Canal if it wants to reports are that they were overwhelmed by the control oil flow through the Red Sea and the Islamist attackers. Sheikh Mahad Omar The UN report revealed that Somalia’s Islamic Abdikarim said that the “oppressed” Muslims insurgents demonstrated their support of the of Kenya and Ethiopia need to “liberate” them. sitional government.

Expect the pressure country. may appear unlikely to fall to Islam. 2012 E thiopian military forces entered into stands in the path of an Islamist encroachment. Iran is trying to buy itself this control. is so serious chief Gerald Flurry warned that Iran and radi. its fight against the Western world. however. In April. March 20. Middle East and North Africa has put the ruling Iran’s dominance of Somalia and Eritrea regimes in all three of these countries in grave cannot be sealed until Ethiopian resistance is danger. This is why the al-Shabaab terrorist soon arise in each of these nations! Ethiopia Attacks Archrival theTrumpet. Iran ular that the nations of Egypt. By sending will be allied with Iran when it is overrun by the arms to Islamist forces in both Eritrea and European empire. The same month. . The current turmoil in the Somalia. Ethiopia. the Ethiopian govern- Ethiopian government spokesman Shimeles ment discovered a plot by Wahhabi Muslims Kemal said Ethiopia waged the assault because within Ethiopia to transform the country Eritrea was training “subversive groups” which into an Islamic country governed by sharia have carried out attacks inside Ethiopia. on Ethiopia to intensify until the nation falls But headlines from recent months reveal that it under the influence or control of radical Islam. In November 2011. he imposed sanctions on the country. despite UN sanctions. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 11 embargo would be to Iran a powerful weapon in militia’s fight against Ethiopia is so significant. Eritrea’s terrorist training posts shows that. law. Last year. Iran’s plans to control the Suez Canal are Holy Roman Empire and an Iranian-led Islamic progressing full steam ahead. a comparatively sta. At first glance. to Somalia’s Islamist al-Shabaab movement. To control the caliphate. Eritrea last Thursday and carried out an led by Iran. and Africa and the Middle East. as the West was endorsing the and of providing safe haven to Ethiopian “democratic” uprisings sweeping through North Islamists. The passage in Daniel reveals in partic- southern entrance to the Red Sea. Kenyan media reported Analysts believe these unnamed “subversive that Eritrea had delivered a shipment of arms groups” are radical Islamist terrorist outfits. Biblical passages such as Daniel 11:40-43 fore- Now that Egypt is moving toward the Islamist tell of an end-time clash between a German-led camp. that the United Nations Security Council cal Islam would emerge the victors. and say Ethiopia’s decision to strike at them Eritrea has also been accused of supporting suggests the threat they pose is serious. Trumpet editor in of Islamic terrorism in general. Expect pro-Iranian successor regimes to removed. Libya and Ethiopia needs to control Eritrea or Somalia. Uganda and Sudan. predicted that Libya and Ethiopia would be the Ethiopia’s decision last week to attack victims of radical Islam. Eritrea’s support of al-Shabaab. attack on Eritrean military posts.com. Islamist groups in Djibouti. the radical Islamist prob- ble pro-Western and predominantly Christian lem in Eritrea is growing.

And Libya and Ethiopia. disconcerting that in Ethiopia.” accused of desecrating the Koran. At the time. I told viewers of the Key of support of nato in an all-out civil war attempt- David program that they must watch ing to oust dictator Muammar Qadhafi.000 Christians. there was we now see a violent explosion in Ethiopia by almost nothing in the news about these two nations. Trumpet editor in chief Gerald have issued assassination threats and assaulted Flurry warned that Libya and Ethiopia college students attempting to distribute Bibles. March 26. where Christians In his February 6 Key of David broadcast are the majority. “‘[I]t’s extremely unfolding in the Middle East.12 First Libya— Now Ethiopia theTrumpet. would be important nations to watch in the events The Fox News article wrote. Ethiopia’s prophesied realignment into the “Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said the radical Islamist camp. attackers nations. [International “Can you just imagine if the radical Islamic Christian Concern’s] regional manager of Africa movement gets control of those vital sea lanes? and South Asia. told FoxNews. Iranian influence.” “Racho. radical Islamists. said the fact Fast-for ward one month. Flurry asked. Libyan rebels have gained the How could I know this was going to happen? . May 5.’ Jonathan Racho. originally from Ethiopia. Mr. On March 2.com. Since then. they are also the victims of (recorded on January 27). … [Red Sea and Mediterranean sea trade routes]. to brush up on that material.” Fox News wrote on Thursday. ultimately coming under Islamist group Kawarja is believed to have incit.com. An Islamic Takeover of Libya and Ethiopia Is Imminent By Gerald Flurry theTrumpet. Now would be a good time ed the violence. persecution. 2011 B ack when it was relatively quiet in both Besides setting buildings on fire.com. 2011 O n January 27. The attacks Following the Key of David program taped have continued to this day and have displaced on January 27. the Trumpet alerted readers to about 10. that the government waited a full week before Islamist attacks on Christians broke out across sending troops to Asendabo shows that it’s not Ethiopia after a Christian in Asendabo was doing enough.

I have been saying that this includes: “He shall stretch forth his hand Egypt would fall to Iran and radical Islam. Since January 27. and that happening before our eyes. … The string of attacks Libya. we see over the treasures of gold and of silver. Libya and Ethiopia Libyans and the Ethiopians shall be at his steps” are going the very same way. violent war has broken In post-Mubarak Egypt. For it hand. it supports the number one state sponsor Muslims make up one third of the population. or plac. Just also upon the countries: and the land of Egypt under three months after former President shall not escape. The king of the north is going together peacefully. On March 24. ability to come in and hijack an unstable ing themselves at his beck and call. to be fulfilled. of terrorism with all its oil dollars? Surely a . set fire to roughly 50 churches and dozens Now there is utter disorganization in of Christian homes. Daniel 11:43 says they are going to win. That’s one third of the total population but more practically handing Libya over to the radical than 90 percent of the population in certain Islamic camp! areas. (verses 42-43). Look at what it has done in Gaza! Hebrew-Chaldee Lexicon defines that expression Iran moved in on a chaotic situation and as “in his company. What can ning to turn radical. At that time. Notice which nations For nearly 18 years. were allied with Iran. Western Ethiopia after Muslim extremists and stuns the world every time. rebellion and mass demonstration. out in Libya. control in Iraq. Europe What is happening over there? Something is going to subdue all of the nations that has changed! And it changed after January 27.” to triumph in this war. All Iran has to do is assemble some comes on the heels of several reports of grow. 2007 Census data shows” (emphasis How much worse is Libya going to be as mine throughout). Iran is the one that has the most king of the north. Libya and Ethiopia must align Most authorities will also admit that of all with Iran and. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 13 The drastic change in these two nations was and yet they are going to take over Ethiopia. Why don’t you see intelligence agencies Here is how Soncino Commentary defines “at discussing this? People don’t realize Iran’s his steps”: “Either joining his army. It does it over and over again.” Iranians moved into a chaotic situation in This prophecy reveals that dynamic events Lebanon. That fact ought over all the precious things of Egypt: and the to shock each of us. Now. and now Ethiopia is begin. Fox we expect to happen? Iran is an expert at mov- News reported: “Thousands of Christians ing in when there is a breakdown of govern- have been forced to f lee their homes in ment authority. But he shall have power Hosni Mubarak left office in February. prophesied in your Bible over 2½ millennia ago. be conquered by the the nations.” The Moffatt translation took control through its proxy Hamas! The reads: “following in his train. in turn.” Gesenius’ country. the country where Muslims make up roughly nato is considering arming the rebels. controlling Lebanon through Hezbollah. we see instability. Daniel 11:40 shows that the king of the The article continues: “The violence against north—a German-led Europe—is going to Christians in Ethiopia is alarming because clash with the king of the south—Iran and Ethiopian Muslims and Christians used to live radical Islam. and now they’ve gotten the upper have to take place in Libya and Ethiopia. strong leadership and bring together a wildly ing anti-Christian tension and violence around disorganized people.

like Yemen secular activists who initially propelled the and Egypt. includ- want stability and people off the street. The Muslim Brotherhood has taken charge Earlier this year. “The ongoing upheavals It is also clear that the young. This is a counterfeit of the return of ‘There is evidence the Brotherhood struck the true Messiah. cal Islam. is at the fore. Jesus Christ. percent of the people voted yes. indeed. a top adviser to Iranian Muslim Brotherhood. You Satan has deceived this whole world. prises many is [the Muslim Brotherhood’s] But the radical Islamists are not going to be l i n k to t he m i l it a r y t h at v i l i f ied it. 2011).000 people off the street. educated. It now could ever hear. ‘It Read Revelation 12:9 and it will tell you that makes sense if you are the military.’ … Satan is full of wrath. that is what it’s going Are we blind to what Iran is able to do with to be! its power behind the scenes as it empowers Did you know that Iran is rejoicing about these other groups? what’s happening in Egypt and Libya? Can This is step by step exactly the way it hap- we really expect a good outcome if Iran is pened in Iran in 1979. The Muslim Brotherhood said it was the Before Mubarak left office. Iran began moving in. cbn News reported. signs that the Mahdi is near …” (April 3. documentary proving that the current Middle f ront t r a n sfor med i nto a t acit pa r t ner East unrest is a sign of the imminent return of with the military government that many the Mahdi (the Islamic “Messiah”). go to get 100.’ said Elijah Zarwin. President Mubarak resisted and the overpowering force of Islam. destabilized. a senior analyst of all this chaos. are also analyzed as prophetic the driving political force …. including the rise of the Muslim non-ideological revolution are no longer Brotherhood. return to this Earth! . ing ev idence of t he Brot herhood’s r i se For 30 years. Jesus Christ really is about to appears that it has” (March 24). and 77 racy. … victorious. he issued this religious duty for people to vote yes to those warning: “They may be talking about democ. “ T h e In late March. but the result will be extremism and radi. The bad Brotherhood would move to take charge with news is a sign of the best possible news you a superior organizational structure. He is going to return in the midst on. there is grow- nuclear bomb. fe ar w ill t hwar t f und ament al ch ange s. Stratfor placed the move of because it’s so organized and so supported Egypt into the radical Islamic camp as more by Iran! deadly than anything except Iran’s getting the “But in these early stages.” Yes. But in Brotherhood member was also appointed a matter of weeks after he was removed from to a committee to draft amendments to the office and the nation’s government became constitution” (ibid). in other Middle Eastern countries.14 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY thousand or ten thousand times worse. We have learned nothing rejoicing? from even very recent history! T h e   N e w Yo r k T i m e s   w r o t e . The ing this great false religion and its counterfeit Brotherhood is one address where you can messiah. … A the radicals and was a friend to Israel. an Islamist group President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad produced a once banned by the state. The question at the time was whether the but really it’s a time for us to rejoice. and he will wage war. [W]hat sur. who will return some kind of a deal with the military early to this Earth. w ith the International Crisis Group. amendments to Egypt’s constitution.

the tiny Christian minority and clashes with the dence celebrations. military bases. But sadly. tion money is paid. said Pope Yet South Sudan’s “autonomy” did not come Benedict xvi on Sunday. Over the past few years. On those being targeted. the Vatican was quick to Ethiopian military. Watch for he warned. And the he said. Now in a backlash. Is there another reason the pope is attack earlier this year. they were under in Africa. and more recently in Syria. a greater claim to the oil. It is terrorism for their roles in attacking Christians.com. Drought and floods are ravaging Ethiopia West has. as hap- competing religions. The pope’s plea made headlines around the In Ethiopia. South Sudan. However. Europeans to attempt to virtually recolonize He then called on people to give their “solidarity” South Sudan in an attempt to get their hands on to those suffering. religious tension is growing world. Christians outnumber Ethiopia. which leads to the Suez Canal. 15 Pope Calls for International Mobilization for Horn of Africa theTrumpet. required to avert a true “humanitarian disaster. Ethiopia is pre- both Muslims in Somalia and Christians in dominantly Christian. and “countless people are fleeing. the The most recent evidence of a clash of reli.S. pened in Egypt. But the biggest clash with the congratulate the world’s newest country. in return for all its aid and political and Somalia. in a different form. and has surprised many. Ethiopia is sending a message that radical And it is increasingly a battleground between Islam will not be tolerated. most strategic commercial gateways in the world. At the indepen. There is still persecution of finally attained independence. in which Christianity has In Somalia the clash of religions is evident far more influence than in the Muslim north. but also targeting commercial shipping liberated peoples would enjoy a journey of peace. An additional 107 are charged with Gulf and the richest oil fields in the world. ravaging too. home to both French and U. pirates it would give due consideration to any request have not only been kidnapping and demanding from the new government and that it hoped the ransom. Rioting Muslims burned focused on this particular region? 69 churches in addition to Christian homes and The Horn of Africa is located at one of the other buildings in a weeklong uprising in March. . July 19. along with “tangible support. famines are all too common Muslims 2 to 1. government crackdown may actually empower gions is in Ethiopian neighbor South Sudan. operators—holding crew and cargo until extor- freedom and development.” support.” But now the South has its own country. The famine is certainly severe. Years of sectarian warfare have left over mobilization” to assist people will be 2 million people dead and 4 million displaced.” the country’s resources. It been rounded up and sentenced to jail terms of is almost within spitting distance of the Persian up to 18 years. the government is cracking especially for Europe. 2011 T he Horn of Africa needs help. It is located at the mouth down on Islamists. saying West is via piracy. More than 570 Islamists have of the Red Sea. An “international cheap. Yet even here. July 9.

Iran also bombed and And you can prove this is going to happen! butchered its way into the dominant role in Iraq (More on that later. Gerald Flurry warned that “some- That is bad news for Ethiopia. people because of its strategic location. the number one state sponsor of terrorism for Iran to bring that nation into its deadly ter- by far. and has become the back. On May 5. hungry. The government that replaces Qadhafi Lebanon and Gaza. gerously hostile. It is already only pirates and providing a measure of security clinging to power through foreign military against Western navies. has bludgeoned its way into controlling rorist web. Egypt’s Revolutionary Change Now America and the West have paved the Egypt is rapidly moving into the Iranian camp. In times of dramatic upheaval. It could be set to become didn’t take long for that food crisis to topple a a lot more hostile to European interests. angry people will not be a Ethiopia is imminent. It the Horn of Africa. Muammar Qadhafi. Somalia is a hotbed of activity for oil supertankers will be taken before Western al Qaeda and like-minded groups. and now is empowering the Muslim Brotherhood terrorists to get control of Egypt. while we should be Already violence has broken out between Israel mourning.” he said. But how many hijacked intervention. And regime. as a viable alternative? that will have? No wonder the pope is so concerned about Just look at what happened in Tunisia. more young people will see piracy as Now with widespread drought and famine a way out. will be a thousand times worse. way for  another  Iranian victory in Libya. bone of Syrian terrorism. thing has changed” in Ethiopia. or the local warlord. Will those same young men also see ravaging the region. October 2011 I ran. “An Islamic takeover of … Displaced. Could the Christians and Muslims have coexisted in this Ethiopian government be overthrown? Could a country. but Bible prophecy shows that Islamists civil war result? are going to take over. will now are rejoicing about the overthrow of Libya’s help bring that nation into Iran’s terror network.16 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY Somalia has the longest coastline in Africa. Why the big . it could be dan- often look to the vocal radicals for solutions. Libyan chaos is now the ideal setting and Egypt—after 30 years of peace. which borders Libya. Extremists will be empowered. Egypt and Libya to Join Iran’s Terror Network By Gerald Flurry Philadelphia Trumpet. For centuries mentalists stand to make huge gains. Without food patience runs thin? and jobs. what effect do you think war. We That means Egypt. Islamic funda. good thing for the Western-backed transitional offering safe harbors to untold numbers of government in Somalia either.) and Afghanistan (after America thought it had won those wars).

Weapons and bombs supplied by Iran intensely disciplined Islamist group is Egypt’s were used to kill American soldiers. Back in 2002. President Mubarak was severely warning Here is what Stephen Flurry wrote in the American diplomats about the Iranian “can- April Trumpet magazine: “Four days after cer” spreading throughout the Middle East in Mubarak’s resignation. “For years. As the Jerusalem ally. the only suc- birth.” He kept a at a press conference a few days after Mubarak lid on the violent Muslim Brotherhood. is the dominant force inside Egypt. Brotherhood in the White House! but he turned down the offer because of its lim. … Post wrote in an August 29 editorial. It clearly fought against Iran getting the nuclear bomb. Der Spiegel published an 2009. but at the same time. He Gaza is now open and Hamas is very happy. Gensert wrote in American books. it is positioned … Egypt. once considered a strong American to gain even more power. the Barack Obama was meeting with the Muslim Brotherhood asked Qaradawi to be its leader. That information should send shivers itations. “I think history will end up recording . LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 17 change since President Hosni Mubarak resigned killed Anwar Sadat. The Taliban. Iranian warships. hates Jews and has asked Allah to kill ‘every it’s so much easier getting weapons without the last one’ of them” (emphasis mine throughout). He credit for Mubarak’s expulsion. an Egyptian by “With the upheaval in Egypt. political par. with America in its war against terror.” President Obama insisted what he called the Iranian “cancer. And now. and the president says nothing” (August 14). done more to befriend America! which we have been prophesying for 20 years. have been allowed to trans- Muslim Brotherhood will ever help bring peace verse the Suez Canal into the Mediterranean. largest organization apart from the Egyptian The end result is going to be that we military itself. which resigned. He’s written at least 100 ardy. prying eyes of the Israelis. and is get. the ‘father figure’ the warning. the Brotherhood of arms in Afghanistan to al Qaeda and the “is seizing the political momentum. And The Muslim Brotherhood has joined forces one more extremely important point: Mubarak with the powerful Egyptian military. “The Egyptian border crossing into viewed by 60 million Muslims on Al-Jazeera. But let’s not forget what Mubarak did. ting more control daily. Not only did our government not heed exposé on Yusuf al-Qaradawi. with elec.S. He wanted to concentrate instead on through the body of any American who under- mobilizing a ‘United Muslim Nations. There is absolutely no reason to believe the banned since 1979. Mubarak’s predecessor.’ stands what is happening in the Middle East! “The charismatic Qaradawi. He fought mainstream media does not like to discuss. No Arab country in the Middle East has That means Egypt is in for a radical change. Iran has been an ardent supplier tions in Egypt drawing near.Brotherhood—allied with Iran. is now drifting within the Iranian orbit.” William L. is one of the most popular Muslim clerics cessful Middle East peace treaty is in jeop- in the Middle East. ties have made serious errors in the Middle President Obama even claimed some of the East. and his weekly television program is Thinker. and both U. President of the Muslim Brotherhood. yet our most cohesive political movement.” exchanged Mubarak and “the only success- President Mubarak obviously made some ful Middle East peace treaty” for the Muslim crucial mistakes.which it could get as early as next year. to the Middle East. He due to massive protests? That is a subject the kept peace with Israel for 30 years. “What we’ve fought as an ally of the United States against seen so far is positive.

 planned by Palestinian militants and facili. It shows that of Iran and Syria and the enemy of Egypt! Egypt is already allying itself with Iran in its bloody terrorist war. “The crisis has been the sharpest ism and radical Islam. And this is only the beginning of sorrows! tated by access to the Sinai. Hosni Mubarak had this failed to keep properly under control for months. prompting Israel to have happened since the revolution began in issue a rare public statement of regret over the Egypt. Egyptian pipeline. All of the bombings ambassador from Tel Aviv. Egypt threatened to remove its tant natural gas to Israel. . of the attack. three Egyptian security officers were There have also been five bombings of an accidentally killed. but because they know how deadly the potential is was launched from Egyptian territory. That is why its getting nuclear The cornerstone means the basic element or weapons is such a critical issue. P re sident Hosn i Muba ra k i n Febr ua r y But we dared not listen to dictator Mubarak. for which Egypt blames Israel. Once again. Race to Defuse Crisis Between Egypt and The terrorist attack was carried out by Israel. because Iran is before it condemned Syrian President Bashar reaping most of the benefits. Syria is the sharpest signal yet” that the revolution in Egypt is second-largest state sponsor of terrorism in the “transforming” the peaceful relationship between world—after Iran! Israel and Egypt into an Israeli nightmare! Future historians could think we were allies But it’s much worse than that. to say: “They [the dissenters] may be talking The New York Times wrote in its August about democracy. the foundation helped the terrorists succeed! of Middle East politics unravels! It also took the U. Israel retaliated with air strikes targeting line in that August 20 edition: “Nations the Gaza area. government five months That is no small problem.” signal yet that the revolution that toppled How precisely prophetic that statement was. America has when this relationship unravels.” Historians could think that America actually This newspaper is right in saying that the supported worldwide terrorism and nurtured 30-year relationship between Israel and Egypt nuclear war! has been “the cornerstone of Middle Eastern There should be no doubt that Iran is going politics” (not just between those two nations). This has the potential to cause the Middle Violence Against Israel East to explode and drag all the Earth’s After Palestinian militants recently organized an inhabitants into World War iii! ambush attack on Israel that left eight Israelis The New York Times article had this head- dead.S. Israel is now under fire part of the “Arab Spring” has already produced as a result of what started as an attack against some bitter terrorist storms! it.” Nations race to help solve this problem a Palestinian faction based in Gaza.” ship between Egypt and Israel that has been the On the right side of history? cornerstone of Middle Eastern politics. That is another “sharp signal” that this killings. That means More than any other nation. Assad’s oppression and killing of many of his The New York Times sees this crisis as “the own people (with Iran’s help). foundation of Middle East politics. to start a war. In the midst for the entire Middle East to explode.18 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY that at every juncture in the situation in Egypt is transforming the three-decade-old relation- that we were on the right side of history. an area Egypt has Before he left office. but the result will be extrem- 20 issue. which delivers vitally impor- In response.

“And at the time of the end shall the king of producing so many new Irans. Iran with the will to send some of its leading That means crisis in Libya causes a certain warriors into Libya. nato wants to just panic in Europe. Iran. explosion. gain the upper hand in some of those countries. We loosely t h row a round t he word s and with horsemen. He shall enter also into the had to be a strong leader. He flow and pass over. with chariots. This makes Iran’s could get enough control in Libya to use the oil bloody work much easier! as a weapon against them. (Request our booklet The country can add to its power in the Middle East. through which the Middle East oil flows. but violent. and Moab. and the land of Egypt shall not escape. The same applies to Libya and Ethiopia Another report said that about 20 percent of (which will probably be the next Middle East the suicide bombers in Iraq came from Darnah. which Iran is going to exploit). and How little we understood Mubarak’s Egypt. illiberal Islamist forces this end time (Daniel 12:4. It dissenters are and who will rise to power. a city in eastern Libya. King of the South. The Moffatt Libya today is in total chaos. and with many ships. then heaven help . and many countries he could prevent the Muslim Brotherhood from shall be overthrown: but these shall escape violently taking over! out of his hand. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 19 He spent his whole 30-year reign suppressing the south [Iran] push at him: and the king of radical Islam in his own country. Libya is in a That nation has the proven will to do whatever very strategic location on the Mediterranean is required to win. and over all the precious things of Egypt: and the Libyans and the Ethiopians shall Libya’s Fate be at his steps” (Daniel 11:40-43). the chief of the children of Ammon.S. is about to clash with the Guardian newspaper of Britain: “If the ris- the king of the north. and shall over- man did—examine the fruits of his reign. shall have power over the treasures of gold and of silver. So he should the north [the Holy Roman Empire] shall come understand this better than any man alive! against him like a whirlwind.4 million barrels a day to Europe— always lurking in the background is an oil-rich Italy. The Europeans know that Iran bomb Libya and go home. All of our literature is free. It was the only way glorious land [Jerusalem].) We have warned since 1992 about Iran get- ting some control of the oil in Iraq. even Edom. He shall This world is going to pay a bloody price stretch forth his hand also upon the countries: because of America’s incomprehensible igno. The King of the North Here is what a writer recently wrote in The king of the south. Iran. Germany and Spain. The only thing the U. But provided 1. The book of Daniel was written only for tyrants. and “Mubarak the dictator. Now Iran has the greatest influence in Iraq of any country. 9). a European Holy Roman ings succeed in deposing the latest round of Empire. Libya was the world’s 12th-biggest producer nato knows almost nothing about who these of oil before the uprising began in February. Reports say there translation states that “at his steps” means fol- are al Qaeda fighters there along with Hezbollah lowing in his train! Egypt is not going to escape terrorists and even some militants from the king of the north because it is allied with Afghanistan and Iraq. Nobody at this stage has the Iran knows how much more clout an oil-rich will to stand up to Iran. But he rance and lack of real leadership. Still. Also. left is a broken will. has Sea.” But look at what the he shall enter into the countries.

Such are the stakes.) experience the greatest suffering ever on Earth. years that Iran would be the king of the Middle “The Mubarak regime prevented Iran from East. aggressive superpower (Revelation 17:12-13). Vice Chairman of Libya’s to resume full diplomatic ties with Cairo as National Transitional Council Abdel Hafiz Ghoga soon as Egypt is ready. He must return or there would European Union member nations to go from 27 not be one man. foretells that Libya and Ethiopia will realign Before inviting the Egyptian delegation to to join an Iranian-led. which include the establishment of Mohammed Reza Rahimi sent a message to the diplomatic ties with both Egypt and Libya.20 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY us all. head of the Libyan transitional government on Only months after the downfall of Egyptian Sunday renewing a previous offer to assist the President Hosni Mubarak. Iran Strides Toward Diplomatic Relations With Egypt and Libya theTrumpet. we are going to free book The Holy Roman Empire in Prophecy. Flurry outlined how Daniel 11 also the image of Iranians and Shiites. creating a take place between Iran and Egypt. and that we would witness an alliance establishing relations with Egypt. Iranian First Vice President ends. officials made it known that Tehran is ready Earlier this month. Iranian officials have exploiting the Arab Spring toward its own been just as bold. radical Islamist camp. tour Iran’s nuclear facilities. woman or child left alive kings to 10. But before that happens. Egyptian Sufi delegation on a mission to bridge Gerald Flurry has prophesied for over 18 gaps between Islamic sects in Iran. 2011 T he Iranian regime is intent on fully In regards to Libya.” he said. He announced that government to grant aid in tourism and all a delegation of Libyan officials will visit Tehran other fields. If that does not add These terrifying events lead to the most up to a vital European interest. transition and Ethiopia is set to be next.com. Egypt the need for Egypt and Iran to work together to and Libya are already in the midst of their confront Israel and restore security to the region.” Iranian Foreign Minister Ali in the near future to discuss expansion of ties Akbar Salehi said during a meeting with an and cooperation between the two Islamic states. I don’t know exciting event ever to occur on this Earth or in what does” (February 2). the universe: the return of Jesus Christ (read All of these events are going to cause the Daniel 12). senior Iranian North African nation with reconstruction projects. Salehi emphasized Watch for these far-reaching changes. November 24. (Request our us. . Earlier this gap between the two peoples and tarnishing year. Mr. so they can become a united and (Matthew 24:21-22). Then What a magnificent future we have awaiting Europe will clash with Iran and win. expressed his appreciation to Iran for the support “Resuming relations would allow the Iranian it has already given to Libya.

Farther comparatively stable. and Afghanistan.com. Syria is led (still) by Bashar Assad. Brotherhood. the Islamist political upper hand. In the first the fragile Transitional Federal Government . associated with radical terrorists. In fact. one of which recently lobbed two missiles into and consider the broader perspective. Surrounded by Islam Skip east of Turkey and you find Pakistan First. where in November the Islamist Iran: the command center of global Islamic Justice and Development Party. Jordan. From Yemen we hop the Gulf hardline Islamist political parties trounced of Aden to get to Somalia. party created by the Muslim Brotherhood. consider Islam’s control over the region. Muammar Qadhafi was recently ousted Iran-sponsored Islamic terrorism. a nation on the verge of acquiring the Muslim Brotherhood. now abundantly clear. Ethiopia. are gaining the headless state where Islah. Head south and killed. and think that’s absurd. December 11. very grim. North of Syria is Turkey. Eritrea. But if you look closely. where the Gulf states are all alarmed by the rise of Col. Iranian proxies are right now filling Morocco occurred less than a month after the the power vacuum created by the departure of Ennahda Party. where there are country that rarely makes prime-time news. a pro-Western. Travel north from Cairo and we hit Gaza. the It’s easy to glance at Ethiopia. We also write garnered nearly 70 percent of the vote! It’s them—often months. will Head a little farther east and we come to likely get the victory when Yemenis finally get Egypt. two bastions of radical Islamic Start in Morocco. for radical Islam’s war on Israel. led by mullahs determined to in parliamentary elections and now leads the create a nuclear apocalypse. 2011 T he Trumpet does more than simply analyze two rounds of voting. another outgrowth of the Muslim United States forces. Glick last December. stronghold of Iranian proxy Hamas. dominated national elections down Farther south. Egypt’s Islamist parties blockbuster headlines. Islam’s victory in in Iraq. Across the border nation’s coalition government. 21 Ethiopia in the Crosshairs theTrumpet. and is a key staging ground jeopardy right now. years. Ethiopia is in stalwart ally of Iran. lamented Caroline in advance. decades even. Retrace your steps west and there’s Mediterranean. some of which are from Riyadh and we come to Yemen: a chaotic. Next door in Libya. the western gateway into the terrorism. came out on top nuclear weapons. which represents terrorism. predominantly Christian north still are Lebanon and Syria. an assortment of Islamic terrorist organizations. Islamist parties. where Islamist pirates their competitors in parliamentary elections routinely hijack vessels in the Indian Ocean and last November and December. where the Muslim Brotherhood and around to voting. that “Egypt is on the fast Here is a blockbuster headline soon to track to becoming a totalitarian Islamic state” come out of Ethiopia: Islamists Gain Control of (emphasis added throughout). Ethiopia’s Israel. Saudi Arabia and the road in Tunisia. a future is grim. a nation that has in recent years slid toward the radical Islamist camp.

Ahmed and other leaders in the tfg. which is why Ethiopia supports foothold in Eritrea. ballistic missiles. In 2006. It’s possible. According an undisclosed number of Iranian troops to Stratfor. the third No doubt. Libya. the United Nations accused Iran. relations between Ethiopia’s and weapons there. By doing so. including Iran. Mogadishu’s Transitional Federal discovered a plot by Wahhabi Muslims to turn Government is frail and politically immature. Ethiopia’s regional adversary the tfg. Iran will have the power to lock down virtually the entire Middle East! . Syria. A few months later. of Islamic terrorism gave more than a few Ethiopian officials nightmares! No matter what angle you view it from. training and financing to Islamic militants Somalia and met w ith President Shar if in Somalia via Eritrea. In December 2008. threat from Eritrea. Iran. of Somalia “could have been used to explore other Most recently. The reports emerged that Iranian naval vessels had official purpose of the visit was to discuss visited the Eritrean port of Assab and deposited Iran providing humanitarian aid. the visit to Somalia by the foreign of its kind. And Next Door in Eritrea and the risk of the Islamist war spilling over into Meanwhile. the picture is the same: Ethiopia is under extreme No matter what angle you view pressure to come under the inf luence of it from. Ethiopia’s border with Somalia is nearly 1. Islamist partners. including long-range and leaders and Ahmed are strained. that the meeting between in Somalia’s tfg government accused Iran of the Iranian foreign minister and the president arming al-Shabaab via Eritrean middlemen. Iran’s foreign minister visited arms. we come to Ethiopia.000 miles long. Ethiopia is under increasing steered. had been delivered via Eritrea to minister of the number one state sponsor al-Shabaab in Somalia. That’s not all Ethiopia has to worry about. November that a shipment of arms. Ethiopia risks and a nation strategically situated at the gateway becoming a target of al-Shabaab and its radical of the Red Sea. Egypt and Hezbollah of providing Last August.22 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY (tfg) routinely wards off attacks by al-Shabaab Still More Pressures and its terrorist partners. an official explained Stratfor. radical Islamist freight train! Is it any threat from the radical Islamist presence in surprise that the Ethiopian government recently Somalia. Iran will control the Red Sea. however. Kenyan media reported in sources of political backing” (Aug. radical Islamist forces have gotten a Ethiopia is real. and pressure to come under the via its Islamic allies in Egypt is fast gaining influence of radical Islam! decisive influence over the Suez Canal. 2011). the picture is the same: radical Islam! Ethiopia is under extreme Iran controls the Strait of Hormuz. the country into an Islamic country governed by two issues made worse by the fact that it is under sharia law? near-constant attack from al-Shabaab and its regional supporters. 26. When that happens. In addition to the radical Islamist problem Finally. When it eventually gains influence over Ethiopia and Eritrea. a nation festering inside its borders and the growing standing in the path of this barreling.

In Libya. for example. it appears the overthrow concerns. Second. but of the long- supposedly transforming into a peaceful. “[T]he uprising in Libya was the realization ousted its eccentric dictator. evidence shows overthrowing. And Qadhafi as a target years ago.” sorties leveling Qadhafi strongholds. including facts uncovered in British to bring down Muammar Qadhafi and then court cases. stable. how and other Western intelligence agencies. peaceful government carry out a strategy for undermining. even taking root in Tripoli. Rather. author John Rosenthal wrote today’s ‘Islamist Winter’” (emphasis added). it appears the West is willfully Rosenthal explained that as far back as the ignoring radical Islam’s effort to dominate middle of the last decade. then patiently. tactics that would be employed at the outset of nato forces for months conducted regular the rebellion in February 2011. within local militias. Consider. 2012 R emember Libya? The North African country Rosenthal put it best in his conclusion: that got caught up in the Arab Spring. weak or flailing governments.com. Rosenthal compiled evidence from various If al Qaeda and its allies have the ability sources. 23 The Stunning Truth Behind Libya’s ‘Democratic’ Revolution theTrumpet. pinning . that was shaped and exploited by the masterminds rebel forces used tactics distinct to al Qaeda of global Islamic terrorism. United Nations files and American shape the government erected in his place. Despite revolution ought to raise several important what we’ve been told. of Muammar Qadhafi wasn’t an organic. It was cratic state? an ‘Islamist Spring’ that paved the way for Last week. standing ambitions of Islamic extremists. tual and operational capacity to devise and cratically elected. via the Libyan Islamic Fighting Group (lifg). was all part of that the organization had established influence a calculated radical Islamist strategy. February 23. al Qaeda clearly has the intellec- grassroots uprising that will end with a demo. Piece many other governments in the region are it all together and it’s obvious that there was susceptible? “nothing spontaneous” about Libya’s rebellion. while Qadhafi was defeated by a motley crew meticulously prepared for the moment oppor- of obscure local militias. First. the UN walked right into the Islamist trap. Despite regular intelligence (which was throw—had “elaborated a plan for destabilizing quickly pushed aside) indicating rebel forces the Qadhafi regime by using many of the same contained a strong radical Islamist contingent. demo. al Qaeda leaders identified and carried out with craft and cunning. In Libya’s case. and is now not of democratic aspirations. during battles with pro-Qadhafi forces—proof Libya’s revolution. al Qaeda—primarily North Africa and the Middle East. it seems. the broader rebellion tunity would strike. an important article shedding new light on Radical Islam’s proven presence in Libya’s the Libyan “democratic” revolution. the violent rebellion was years in the planning. which played a central role in the 2011 over.

Today.” Truth is. the fact that some of the top figures that Iran and al Qaeda have even started to within the radical Islamist community were work together in operations. Iran prevented the two from working together. For The Wester n media played their part years. how If you read the Trumpet. and other hardware. Last week. Libyan revolution. First. but the Western media for conquering North Africa and the Middle have apparently awoken to this deadly reality. politicians and analysts in the West too. operating in Libya is evidence of a larger plan It’s taken years. Southeast Asia and Iran. and Al Qaeda’s presence in Libya’s revolution who had connections. Tehran has sup- Without the support of the West. Iraq. . the primary mas. As Rosenthal proves. Sky News at planning and carrying out bomb attacks. and the new government comprised of con- servative Islamists. And second. Over the years. they were the rock stars of attempt to improve its ability to strike Western global Islamic terrorism. radical plied al Qaeda terrorists with funding. men with experience interests. These days Iran’s presence too. Qaeda leaders. Citing its own sources. by routinely downplaying and insisted that the fundamental religious dif- overlooking evidence suggesting radical ferences between Sunni al Qaeda and Shiite Islam’s nefarious presence in the rebellion. then Iran was too. such as penning loyalist when Iran provided sanctuary for top-level al forces in buildings. Does anyone seriously strongly indicates IRAN’S presence too! believe such men were overthrowing Qadhafi It’s been less than six months since Qadhafi for the benefit of the average Libyan? was ousted. then setting them ablaze.” Afghanistan. by framing Libya’s uprising as a But they have been wrong. reported that Tehran and al Qaeda are plotting who’d operated all over the world in places like a massive “atrocity. If al Qaeda you can’t turn on the news and not see the and its allies have the ability to phrase “Islamist Winter. and explosives impossible. the Telegraph and New York Al Qaeda’s presence in Libya’s Times are reporting on the ongoing coopera- revolution strongly indicates tion between Iran and al Qaeda. Qadhafi-like United States forces invaded Iraq in 2003. many with close ties to al Qaeda. many rebel The relationship improved significantly when forces engaged in a lot of brutal.24 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY loyalist forces in certain areas. Iran has endorsed liberal. a safe Islam’s victory in Libya would have been haven for planning operations. behavior themselves. the Telegraph reported that Iran terminds behind Libya’s revolution weren’t was deepening its ties with al Qaeda in an locals. democratic uprising comprised largely and even actively supported al Qaeda for years. if al Qaeda was present in the lay hold of the country. Rather. Recently. of regular “protesters. East.” bring down Muammar Qadhafi. and it’s already clear the new They were there to expand radical Islam’s Libya will be dominated heavily by sharia law. it would have come many other governments in as no surprise that Iran and al Qaeda’s finger- the region are susceptible? prints were all over Libya’s revolution. clearing the path for rebels to systematically Finally. and generally imprint in North Africa. This is precisely the scenar io  Gerald then shape the government Flurry prophesied! erected in his place. we learned Third.

The country is dominated an African Union summit. back to later. Monitor warned that “the act of civil disobedi- My country is “one of the oldest and [most] ence from Muslims. 2012 I n April 2011. “Clashes between Islamic protest. try to study what exactly the while African heads of state were in town for situation is in Ethiopia. Muslim event. When government by Christians for centuries. the Washington Times published during a melee surrounding the arrest of an an article headlined “Muslim Protests Raise Islamic cleric accused of preaching radical Islam Fears of Radical Islam in Ethiopia. “Will Ethiopian ing as absurd. Flurry published and elements of the Muslim population.com.S.. policymakers as of the United States. the Ethiopian gov- to the Times. outside of Addis Ababa’s largest mosque. Flurry first delivered his “absurd” forecast. August 2. factually. who constitute at least one devout Orthodox Christian nations on the third of the population. On behalf of U. four Muslims were killed Last week. is a rare sign of insta- planet (since third century) and a staunch ally bility in a country seen by U. a headline in the Christian At the time. 2011. A week later. In May. tensions ignited again when er’s advice and study the situation in Ethiopia Muslim protesters blocked police from entering at the start of August 2012. Trumpet editor in chief Gerald ing increasingly radical in a predominantly Flurry delivered a bold forecast: “Libya and Christian country that has been a key U. resulting in There’s a larger lesson here.” he July 13.S. which we’ll get the arrest of 74 Muslims. in April. Ethiopia a bulwark against radical Islam in the volatile invaded Somalia in late 2006 and kicked out Horn of Africa region.S. Meanwhile.” surable increase in tension.” wrote one reader from Ethiopia. ernment deported two Arabs of unknown origin ers and riot police over the weekend in Ethiopia after they were picked up for inciting violence have raised fears that Muslims are becom. … Please.” ruling Islamic Courts Union …. But for now. instability and He’s right too. Science Monitor asked. 25 Is This the Start of Radical Islam’s Takeover of Ethiopia? theTrumpet. On “An Islamic Takeover of Libya and Ethiopia. . let’s follow this read. violence broke out. more than 18 months the Anwar Mosque in Addis Ababa. ally Ethiopia are … going to be closely allied in combating terrorism in the Horn of Africa.” Crackdown Stir Islamist Backlash?” The retorted one Trumpet reader from Ethiopia. there has been a mea- sound like a nation doing Iran’s bidding.” with Iran!” Two days later. and this is highly forces stepped in to forcefully disband the unlikely to change. “I don’t think this is a sen. after Mr. This is a “most bizarre article. many readers rejected this warn. at least in his facts. when Mr. violence in Ethiopia between the government On May 5. the nation’s capital after Muslims at the Awalia sible prophecy. [That] doesn’t In recent months.” He’s right too. Mosque compound refused to heed warnings “especially when it comes to the situation of to refrain from conducting a “charity” event Ethiopia. violence broke out between the two in again inspired disbelief.” According in the town of Asasa.

Zenawi. it’s is clear that “Ethiopia is now facing not only a possible Ethiopia’s radical Islamist elements leadership and power vacuum but also a monu- mental constitutional crisis in the absence of a constitutional plan or procedure for succession. continue to strengthen energized. Zenawi a widespread backlash along the lines of what is extremely unwell and has been noticeably happened in Egypt and Libya.” explained Mariam (nazret. Think on this. and politically energized. the street and within whatever political regime Ethiopia’s minister for federal affairs. some aligned with radicals in Saudi Arabia. antigovernment violence is already occurring. Other sectors could press similar ple or clean. The meeting was “deliberately Given the right conditions.26 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY The uptick in crackdowns on Muslims is a could—much like the Muslim Brotherhood did sign of the government’s concern that radical during Egypt’s revolution—exploit the social Islamist elements are gaining momentum in unrest to establish greater influence. internally and within its immediate sphere of Meanwhile. Mariam wrote demands. worries that has brain cancer. angry chaos. Of course. increasing. Islamic uprising.” and more dangerous—especially if Ethiopia is The problem with the increasing government thrust into a leadership crisis. There is a great deal of mystery surround- may stoke the frustration and rage of Ethiopia’s ing the health of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. . Whatever the case. It If antigovernment protests take root. Mr. although some say he’s the government crackdown could even result in already dead. some aligned with people within Ethiopia’s Muslim community radicals in Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile. protests The Ethiopian government is increasingly are increasing. and the Muslim rebellion isn’t necessarily in Addis Ababa was to hatch plans for an large or widespread. He warns that absent from public affairs in recent weeks. but the seeds have been sown. regional Islamist influence (Somalia and Eritrea). Hassan Hussein. More and more groups. the pur. conflict and instability” (ibid). Resentment is welling. both violence is already occurring. both on Ethiopia. Ethiopia’s constitution is vague and change as has happened in the Arab Spring.” he stated. Ethiopian politics.” inconclusive regarding rules of succession. and it might escalate into calls for regime this week. angry and politically with Iran. sim- cratic freedoms. “This group actually could blossom quickly into something larger deals day and night to create an Islamic state. large Muslim population. the anchor of as their demand is for civil liberties and demo. which is immi- crackdowns. then emerged in Addis Ababa. an The consensus seems to be that Mr. Zenawi Ethiopian human rights activist. the Muslim “protesters know that they have the Moreover. is not going to be quick. some experts claim. Resentment is welling. More and more people within A nation without a leader and no clear strat- Ethiopia’s Muslim community egy for succession “is an invitation to political are becoming frustrated. antigovernment determined to confront radical Islamists. July 30). it’s pose of the July 13 gathering outside the mosque early. regional Islamist groups. others are becoming frustrated. is that they nent. it’s become increasingly obvi- support of the majority of the population so long ous that replacing Mr. As Alemayehu G. the tension provocative.com. protests are their presence in the nation. According to Shiferaw Teklemariam.

It’s themselves. continue to strengthen their to exploit to its advantage the growing social presence in the nation. He had. a regional coalition true this forecast wasn’t thoroughly under- against Assad—and therefore against Iranian pinned by facts on the ground when it was writ- interests—is developing behind regional heavy. ten. radical Islam is emerging as the controlling influence in Egypt. on top of all this. If Iran can establish control of the Red Tehran will not resist the Sea—one of the most important energy and opportunity to exploit to its trade routes in the world—it will have Saudi advantage the growing social Arabia surrounded and Europe and the West and political uncertainty— at its mercy! as well as the Islamist Expect Iran to reestablish its strategic posi. Flurry delivered this forecast without reams This makes Iran extremely dangerous right of physical evidence! How? now. Iran will find itself in deep trouble strategically. the brainstorming for ways to restore the nation’s supreme truth. Strategically. Somalia and Yemen. and political uncertainty—as well as the Then. But that’s what makes it so inspiring: Mr. And we can be sure Iran’s mullahs are Because he had the ultimate fact.” Mr. It’s an incredible article: Take Iran. Germany and Europe. Besides warning that Libya and Ethiopia would ing the Assad regime in Syria as its key regional come under the influence of Iran and radical ally.” to these circumstances is to study a map of And now the facts on the ground are beginning the Middle East. the nation was stable and there was no (for Iran). and humbly believed and boldly German-Saudi coalition! What will it do? repeated for the world to hear. Ethiopia’s prime Islamist dissatisfaction and potential upris- minister is about to die. the only evidence that really strategic position vis-à-vis the growing matters. Ethiopia is predominantly Christian. As these trends continue. Go back and read “Libya and Ethiopia Reveal Talk about a powder keg! Iran’s Military Strategy. Worse still the time. pay attention to the two coun- tries between Egypt and Somalia: Ethiopia and Eritrea! Tehran will not resist the opportunity . dissatisfaction and potential tion by improving ties with Egypt and. article on this subject. Its proxies in southern Lebanon (Hezbollah) Islam. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 27 others with Iran. which will thrust the ing—in these nations! nation into political and social tumult. Meanwhile. Meanwhile. what the Apostle One way to anticipate how Iran might react Peter termed “the more sure word of prophecy. Meanwhile. and at weights Saudi Arabia and Turkey. he explained explicitly how radical Islam and Gaza (Hamas) are beginning to distance would seek to gain control over the Red Sea. each of these states sits adjacent Pay attention to the two to one of the most important assets in the countries between Egypt and entire world: the Red Sea! Somalia: Ethiopia and Eritrea. Flurry’s April 2011 And we haven’t even considered regional politics. Iran still has radical Islamist to align with the Bible’s forecast! friends with a formidable foothold in Yemen and Somalia. Tehran is in serious jeopardy of los. to a uprising—in these nations! lesser extent. this coalition is gaining the support of evidence that radical Islam was a major threat.

predication on a prophecy in Daniel 11. 2012 E thiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi died Hailemariam Desalegn. Meles proclaimed a state of emergency on itching to take advantage of this civil vacuum the election night. Flurry wrote: “So you need to watch succession process in Ethiopia. He won elections again in 2000. Trumpet editor in chief Naturally. there would nation with a strong arm is dead. August 21. In April of last year.” FT quoted an In the 2010 elections. where the military has largely ally against Islamism. it’s been increasingly obvious the heavy influence or control of Iran. He stopped appearing in king of the south” (emphasis his). be no need for this secrecy. Hundreds died in the police and maybe destabilize the country. Many more were jailed. But the government insisted Meles spread Muslim discontent and protests.” wrote Meles switched jobs to become prime minister Financial Times. who became deputy shortly before midnight. In the “The opposition will try to stir up all kinds 2005 elections. The ruled Ethiopia for over 20 years. August 20. in 1995. Meles became something of marginalized ethnic groups. under the sway of radical Islam. this This kind of leader is hard to replace. The country was stable. international observers had some Gerald Flurry warned that Ethiopia would fall problems with how the election was run. countries can fall into chaos. takeover. . including the a dictator himself. until 2015. seemed unlikely. Recent events power brokers were frantically trying to prepare appear to be setting the stage for an Islamic for Meles’s death behind the scenes. Since then. Ethiopia is facing wide- already died. suppressed a separatist armed rebellion. Most likely. prime minister and foreign minister in 2010. the Ogaden are him. Communist military junta led by Mengistu Haile “Ethiopia faces internal dissent from several Mariam. Meles soon be sworn in as the new prime minister. and relations beforehand.28 Ethiopia’s Strongman Dies theTrumpet. his party had received 99 percent of the vote. In the was in “very good” condition. the opposition began to threaten of trouble—Eritrea. Oromos. There doesn’t appear to be a well-planned Yet Mr. A succes. Meles became Ethiopia’s president in 1991 Opposition forces will probably challenge after helping to depose the country’s repressive Hailemariam’s leadership quickly. the sion process has to be agreed upon and planned majority of its people are Christian. ings. Rumors spread that the prime minister had Just over a year later. will Ethiopia’s government announced. They are about to fall under couple of months. the military will be on high alert. the that Meles was very ill. between Christians and Muslims were good. the leader that has led the If Meles had his house in order. Over the last Libya and Ethiopia. albeit one who improved the southern Oromos and those in the Ogaden lives of his people and was a reliable American region in the east.com. His death government doesn’t plan to hold new elections threatens to throw the nation into turmoil. He based his public and missed important international meet. Even then. Ethiopia’s Continue watching Ethiopia. … I suspect crackdown. midst of that turmoil. Meles announced Ethiopian analyst as saying. At the time.

He U. On several occasions. February 11.000 Islamic State fighters many ways much worse than Syria. yet oil-rich. intelligence estimated last week that there one in the capital Tripoli. Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry warned This time. the Islamic State has singled out Rome as a primary target for con- Libya’s Significance quest. there’s practically air strikes in Iraq and Syria.” an anonymous senior Islamic State’s growing influence in Libya is its State Department official told the New York Times. attacks in North Africa and Europe. Libya has had eight operatives are seeking refuge from the ongoing different prime ministers. where President in Libya—more than double what the experts Bashar Assad still receives international recognition had previously estimated. Islamic State leaders no functioning government running the nation. the Islamic State is the new about the inevitable devolution of governance in Qadhafi—but it’s much worse by comparison. you jihadism by attaining state-like wealth and power— will conquer Rome and own the world.S. if Allah . sanctuary for itself in lawless. wrong before. proximity to Europe. declared The Islamic State has revolutionized non-state in June 2014: “If you [Muslims] hold to it.” where many Islamic State top commanders and Since Qadhafi’s death in 2011. “The last thing in the world you want is a in the Islamic State’s stronghold in Sirte.” and “the The most significant concern regarding the White House just has to decide. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. 29 The Next War in Libya theTrumpet. It has both the expe- long-time dictator Muammar Qadhafi and rience and the audacity to carve out a self-sustaining supposedly liberated the North African nation. This location not of oil revenue. ally recognized one in Tobruk and an illegitimate U. Its leader. replaces Qadhafi will be a thousand times worse. On are also redirecting most of the flow of incoming paper. Libya. and support from nations like Russia and Iran. there are two governments: an internation- recruits to Libya instead of Iraq and Syria. Libya even before Qadhafi was killed during nato’s Top national security officials are pressing Operation Unified Protector five years ago. along false caliphate with access to billions of dollars the Mediterranean coastline.com. Today. war drums are beating again. The Obama administration is reluctant to engage Also making things worse in Libya than in militarily in yet another war in yet another Muslim Syria is that the Islamic State can tap into a much Middle Eastern country where things have gone greater supply of oil—20 times greater! Already.S. 2016 F ive years after the United States led the Iraq (especially Mosul) and Syria (especially Raqqa) military campaign in Libya that deposed being the most notable examples. conference of 23 nations that met to discuss the it provides a potent launching pad for terrorist growing threat of the Islamic State in Libya. Reconnaissance drones Secretary of State John Kerry warned last and satellites have shown militant fortifications week. President Barack Obama to open another wrote in October 2011 that “the government that front against the macabre terrorists in Libya. laid out by virtually every department. But the case for intervening “has been the terrorists have seized vast oil fields in Libya. That state of affairs is in could be as many as 6.” He was speaking in Rome at a only makes a valuable sanctuary for the jihadists.

Since November last year. inequality and systemic corruption. Martin Kobler. Regardless. Of course. military intervention in Libya will be part of a pens. it will be an attack on Iran and Iranian- special representative to Libya. Africa’s the streets.” ticularly those with vested Islamist aspirations in Germany was not involved in nato’s assault in the region. allied or -affiliated nations. And it certainly doesn’t appear as urgent Italian-led European force of about 6. Ethiopia on the Brink? theTrumpet. The government that alone after 2011. But “time is running out to Don’t expect Europe to give up on Libya. Our free booklet intervene militarily in Libya in some capacity. We got ahead of ourselves. There are 6 another Iranian victory in Libya.” Islamic State militants see Libya as the it doesn’t appear as urgent as some of the top gateway to Europe. to stabilize Libya. them. Many Germans both then and now believe In his October 2011 article. the Bible indicates that the ultimate lishing a coherent government. It is stabilize war-torn Libya. such as the Islamic Republic of Iran. Many are . national security officials even in the United In response. The chaos in Libya told Spiegel Online that the Islamic State in Libya today makes it vulnerable to outside powers. Some leaders would rather delay intervention until However Europe responds to the Islamic State a unity government is formed in Libya. But estab. about Iran’s shady involvement in Libya’s problems: Kobler believes something has to be done: “Now America and the West have paved the way for “We simply can’t give up on Libya.” Al Jazeera paraphrased increasingly wary of radical Islam.30 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY wills. European leaders proposed an States. if it actually hap. September 14.” “whirlwind” intervention in Libya is that it will be the While the Obama administration might last invasion Libya will ever face. Mr. and we need to help about the overthrow of Libya’s Muammar Qadhafi. mem. will take time—time which the Islamic State “whirlwind” attack by Europe on Islamist nations in will gladly use to consolidate its gains in Libya. the protesters second-most populous nation. The King of the South explains this in great detail.000 troops as the leading officials in Europe. 2016 C ivil unrest is growing in Ethiopia. And replaces Qadhafi will be a thousand times worse. the presence of [the Islamic while we should be mourning. We are rejoicing million people living there. 2011.com. German diplomat and the United Nation’s Specifically. It is facing a Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni saying. Eighty percent of the country lives in poverty. … now the ideal setting for Iran to bring that nation “I think it was a mistake to have left Libya into its deadly terrorist web. growing threat of terrorism. Upset by have faced off against strong government crackdowns. Flurry wrote nato should not have intervened in Libya.” that is precisely why it is so important now that The good news about Europe’s prophesied we not abandon the country again. “but there isn’t much time left. at just 400 miles away. the Middle East and North Africa (Daniel 11:40-43). threat today. Libyan chaos is State] there is also a threat to Europe. par- can be defeated. bers of Ethiopia’s two largest districts have taken to Famine threatens 15 million residents.

and strong sway over the judicial system. On Transparency There is a reason why these protests and human rights International’s Corruption Perceptions Index. U. The misuse of anti-terror laws has resulted in Terrorists or Protesters? restrictions placed on a number of independent When riots first started in November 2015. gaining 100 percent of the vote has led many of the country’s larger ethnic groups to claim that the government is illegitimate and corrupt. But instability fosters its own problems. Since the November f lare-up of protests. it segregated the the government “will take merciless legitimate action country along ethnic lines.” said Muthoni Wanyeki. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 31 ready to take out their frustrations on the govern. eye to heavy-handed government crackdowns. director for East Africa. As such. media outlets and nongovernmental organizations ernment was well prepared. As Stratfor noted in an August 31 report. While not as stringent as Ethiopia recently scored a meager 33. His comments echo Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front one of his December 2015 speeches. Ethiopia’s (ngos). which can Rights Watch said the legislation would “permit pinpoint innocent people during an attack. “The suggestion to seize absolute power—the Tigran-dominated that these Oromo—protesting against a real threat to eprdf now controls 100 percent of the seats in parlia. and more than 500 protesters have been killed and opportunists in the region are watching closely. the government does wield tight control over the Internet and media. the gov. a human rights movement been gathered by just one—the Tigray district.” ened by such a website would be the government.-based ngo Freedom ment has used these laws to justify the kidnapping. to terrorism. near-total control of the activists. their livelihoods—are aligned to terrorists will have ment. many neighboring African countries. House reported that Ethiopia was blocking larger imprisonment and even torture of political opponents. they have worked was leading to cultural persecution. against any force bent on destabilizing the area. when he said (eprdf)—came to power in 1991. Addis Ababa. The only one threat- under any credible definition. forming nine districts. would-be critics. administrative expansion into the Oromia district tion. No News Is Not Good News They are not alone in this view. than among the various districts. abuses rarely make the news. Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn has authorized Complete Control the country’s armed forces to take “any and all” mea- After Ethiopia’s current ruling party—the sures necessary to restore order. thousands have allegedly been injured. Laws established in 2009 imbued the government The government has at times completely banned with sweeping powers to combat anyone it deems to all forms of social media—effectively silencing any be a terrorist. but long-term imprisonment and even the death there is no risk to the public by allowing a reputable penalty for ‘crimes’ that bear no resemblance. Amnesty’s regional press. news source like the bbc to air. ment. most of the power has Amnesty International. The result is a media that turns a blind capital. was warning that government The Tigrans make up just 6 percent of the popula. . against social injustices. the Horn and the Great Lakes.S. sent in troops and the antiterrorism task force.” But rather than maintain equal or proportional say No sooner had the riots begun last year. Yet over the last two decades. Ethiopian media is where 100 means clean and 0 means totally corrupt. largely government censored. In 2015. Some analysts claim that the govern. news websites such as bbc. the party enjoys little to no political a chilling effect on freedom of expression for rights challenge or discussion. Human for temporarily blocking social media. Arguments can be made When the laws were being passed. Of course.

” Across the Middle East and North Africa.. “I don’t know if democracy training Muslim Brotherhood troops in Sudan. Syria and Iraq. the strategic relationships on security. conferences. into reports of torture and denial of freedom of Tehran has capitalized on unrest in Libya. one of which is the opportunity for foreigners unable to report on Ethiopia’s domestic issues. sive troop deployments and a history of strong crack- downs. peacekeeping. the likelihood is that the information reaching the Western media is just the tip of the iceberg. “Donor countries to Ethiopia have With the 2011 overthrow of Egyptian President been largely silent about the brutal crackdown. Ethiopia’s immediate neighbors visited Addis Ababa.S. As Haaretz notes. Iran is In July last year. Egypt. In Libya. In Yemen. said. They have killed people. the Quds Force. radi- cals—and their sponsors—thrive. to exploit the situation. group. And one nation has gained a The blocked investigations included inquiries reputation as the opportunist of the Middle East: Iran. the rise of the Islamic State has afforded Iran the opportunity to be The West Looks On more involved than ever before.S. Guardian Unlimited called Ethiopia Trends Say Iran Will Get Involved “an economic battleground with China. In Iraq. Sudan was home to a Hamas command national support. Its purpose Ethiopia is a key security ally for America is to overthrow Egypt’s current administration! in the fight against the Islamist militant group al-Shabaab. played by much of the world. and they have is frosty at the moment. arrival of a number of extremist groups. Opportunity? Ethiopia has refused entry to special United Destabilization brings with it a whole host of prob- Nations investigators since 2007. removal of Muammar Qadhafi has led to the migration and development. he repeatedly referred to the landslide Egyptian newspaper El-Watan reported that victory of Desalegn’s eprdf as “democratic. many years. flowers being one of the chief exports of the country. means robbing people’s vote and robbing their elec. the general secretary of the Oromo to take advantage of the deteriorating Sudanese- Federalist Congress (representing the country’s largest Egyptian relationship. for Syria. Lebanon.” long history of partnership. with exten. the two certainly have a taken the ballot box with them in organized fraud. The country is also important eco- nomically. the full extent of the multidistrict rebellion is week.” Guard Corps (irgc). Needless to say.32 LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY With such tight and overarching control of the relatively peaceful protests to acts of aggression. pre. “For Faced with brutal retaliation and a lack of inter. During his speeches and press are testimony to this policy. protesters burned a number of flower farms— hard to accurately gauge. For years. It also claims Iran is ethnic group). The Iranians used Sudan . is being trained by ments have basically rejected public condemnation Iran’s foreign wing of the Islamic Revolutionary of the Ethiopian government’s repressive practices. Iran is backing the Houthi rebels. U. expression and peaceful assemblies. One such the United Kingdom and other influential govern. Iran was able to rapidly build sumably in part due to the Ethiopian government’s ties with the Muslim Brotherhood. protesters in the Oromia district center. In areas of civil unrest. The same can be said News that does escape the country has been down. and it was also the military and political ally and elsewhere are beginning to transition from of Iran and Hezbollah. the Free Egyptian Army. making the UN lems. As Human Rights aiding in the overthrow of the pro-Saudi government. Last media. While the relationship between Iran and Sudan tion result.” Iran has deployed Quds Force personnel to Sudan Bekele Nega. Hosni Mubarak. Watch explains. the U. President Barack Obama getting involved.

While the Eritreans deny it. These proph- mirror what is written in the pages of your Bible! esied events lead up to the return of Jesus Christ! As Trumpet editor in chief Gerald Flurry explains. They are on the two seas that com- Yemen. Even within Ethiopia. the Houthis “Whoever heavily inf luences or controls have Iran to thank for the ongoing stand against the Ethiopia will undoubtedly also control the small Saudi-backed government. control over these two countries (as well as Egypt Across the Red Sea. is so interested in an alliance with or training both Houthi and Iraqi militias in Eritrea. Flurry wrote: “All you need to do many opponents of the Houthi rebellion in Yemen is get a good map of the Middle East.S.” control of Iran. He also prophesies the return of His Son the longest single prophecy in the Bible. while simultaneously tightening the choke. Then there is Somalia. The and built a large factory near Khartoum for making Moffatt Bible translates that expression as “when long-range rockets for Hamas and Islamic Jihad. While not as intimately tied to Iran as the Shia prise the most important trade route in the world! militias. These areas only recently became independent Saudi air strikes and otherwise superior forces. the king of the south. The Somalian government Radical Islam could stop the flow of essential oil cut ties with Iran earlier this year. For more on this to promote radical Shiite Islam in these nations? strategically important sea lane. Prime cally mentioned by name as a part of this alliance! Minister Omar Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke accused Mr. with the claim that Iran is using bases in Eritrea to train emphasis on the Mediterranean Sea and the Red and launch aid supplies to support the Houthis. he will control Ethiopia. It mainly and the establishment of His Kingdom forever! . training areas of Eritrea and Djibouti on the Red Sea coast- and aid provide the Houthis the chance to stand up to line. Iranian weapons. Prophecy Says Iran Will Get Involved Though God says this battle will usher in ter- Some might scoff at the idea of a foretold Ethiopian rible times in the short term. Then you can see why the king of the south. Iran has had dealings with In “Libya and Ethiopia Reveal Iran’s Military the reclusive Eritrea. They are going to Iranian involvement with al-Shabaab shows it is happen! There will be a king of the south. But Iran’s goals for the region news bound up in this warning.com/go/12261). Flurry continued. Who else but Iran is working so aggressively hold on the Bab el-Mandeb Strait. These prophecies are sure. Strategy. I believe the Bible view is that benefits Iran by establishing a southern front against these small areas are included as part of Ethiopia. virtual control of the trade through those seas. Iran wants to be they are subdued in the king of the north victory. Hezbollah or other terror groups. “That could give Iran Sultan of the Red Sea” (theTrumpet. South.” the Saudis.” Mr. The government to the U. or Reports are now circulating that the irgc is also radical Islam. and Europe!” accused Iran of establishing sects that pose a threat Now read Daniel 11:43 and see Ethiopia specifi- to national security in the Horn of Africa. Sea. “So you need to watch Libya and Ethiopia. Just as God prophesies the rise and fall of Daniel 10:10 to the end of the prophetic book is nations. This of Ethiopia. there is also good alliance with Iran. Also. LIBYA & ETHIOPIA IN PROPHECY 33 as a base for arms smuggling into the Gaza Strip focuses on “the time of the end” (Daniel 11:40). and intent on destabilizing the nation. there will be a sudden confrontation between this king and the king of the north. That is why As all of the above show. Iran is deeply entrenched in and Tunisia). Flurry explains in his booklet The King of the Iranian diplomats of being “directly involved in med.” the end arrives. And as Daniel wrote. dling with internal Somali affairs and [having] carried They are about to fall under the heavy influence or out measures that are a threat to our national security.” involved in the region.” And that time is here now! To Ethiopia’s north. read our article “Iran: Mr.

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