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THE IMPORTANCE OF MAY 16 IN HISTORY AND BIBLE PROPHECY

The Importance of May 16 in History and Bible Prophecy

By S. Douglas Woodward

Roots of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

99 years ago today, a process began which would conclude with the creation of the modern state of Israel—and in the process generate almost non-stop worldwide controversy from that moment forward. Indeed, the present-day crisis in Syria and Iraq between ISIS (aka ISIL), the United States, and the governments of Iraq and Syria connects to this treaty signed a century ago less one year.

The event was the inking of the Sykes-Picot Agreement (May 16, 1916). This secret agreement focused on … Read More