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Netanyahu says International Sanctions Against Iran are Not Working (Second Coming Watch Update #15)

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Netanyahu says International sanctions against Iran are not working. According to Haaretz, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that sanctions against Iran had not yet worked, adding that Tehran's nuclear pursuits made it the most "irresponsible" country in the world. During a one-day visit to Cyprus, Netanyahu said "Iran is the most irresponsible country in the world and it is breaking all the rules. The United States -- and any other country -- should be concerned because we have information of ongoing efforts and attempts by Iran to conduct terrorism in many parts of the world. Fortunately until now there has been no loss of life."

An Attack on Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has Been Thwarted. According to CBN News, Security forces in Singapore thwarted a potential terror attack against Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak. Barak was in Singapore to attend an international aviation exhibit. According to the report, the Mossad (Israel's secret service) provided a heads-up on three Iranian nationals, working with Hezbollah, who had accessed Barak's itinerary in Singapore and planned a possible assassination. Security personnel in Singapore took the three men into custody before the defense minister arrived.

The U.S. is Heightening Security Over the Iranian Threat. According to ABC News, with Iran allegedly striking out at Israeli citizens and Jewish targets around the world, Israeli and American security officials in the U.S. are on high alert. Federal officials told ABC News that there is so far no specific intelligence of any threat to Israeli interests in the U.S.