Friday, 28 April 2017 | The tiny state of Israel is forced to face the onslaught of violent attacks all too frequently. They come from the north in the form of missiles fired by Bashar al-Assad’s regime in Syria; from the south as Hamas and the Islamic State rain down rockets on Israeli civilians; andContinue Reading »
Friday, 28 April 2017 | Explosions rocked the area near Damascus International Airport early Thursday morning following the arrival of cargo planes from Iran. “Hours before the blasts, which took place at 3:25 a.m., two Iranian 747 cargo planes, an Iranian Ilyushin il-76 and a Syrian Ilyushin il-76 landed in Damascus, according to the flightContinue Reading »
Friday, 28 April 2017 | IDF (Israel Defense Forces) tanks destroyed a Hamas position in southern Gaza on Thursday morning after shots were fired just minutes earlier at an IDF engineering force while carrying out routine security-related activities near the Gaza border fence. There were no immediate reports of injuries of damage. After returning fire,Continue Reading »
Friday, 28 April 2017 | US President Donald Trump is officially set to visit Israel for the first time since entering the White House on May 22 and will stay in the country for one night. A delegation of 25 American officials was scheduled to arrive in Israel on Thursday to lay the groundwork aheadContinue Reading »
Thursday, 27 April 2017 | According to a senior Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officer, the Jewish state managed to destroy a shipment of some 100 state-of-the-art missiles earmarked for Hezbollah in an airstrike late last month. Addressing reporters during a press briefing on the Jewish state’s security challenges on Tuesday, the officer confirmed that theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 27 April 2017 | Soldiers for the Golani Brigade’s 51st Battalion thwarted a second attack in two days carried out by cousins outside the Samaria Territorial Brigade’s base on Wednesday. The two cousins from the Balata camp near Nablus ran towards IDF (Israel Defense Forces) troops stationed in the square outside the base whileContinue Reading »
Thursday, 27 April 2017 | A delegation of 25 American officials is set to arrive in Israel today to lay the groundwork ahead of next month’s unconfirmed visit to Israel by US President Donald Trump. The delegation will arrive for a first meeting at the Foreign Ministry to coordinate the details of the visit, afterContinue Reading »
Thursday, 27 April 2017 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sarah met Wednesday in Jerusalem with widows and orphans of fallen IDF (Israel Defense Forces) soldiers for a fourth consecutive year as part of an initiative launched by the IDF Widows and Orphans Organization. As part of the initiative, each orphan delivered aContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | On 13 October 2016 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) adopted a resolution that seeks to erase the Jews’ historic footprints in their ancient capital, Jerusalem. The motion denied all Jewish and Christian ties with the City of God, thus ultimately proclaiming Jerusalem a Muslim city andContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 26 April 2017 | President Donald Trump pledged to “confront anti-Semitism” and defend the United States’ alliance with Israel in a speech Tuesday marking the US Holocaust Memorial Museum’s National Days of Remembrance. Trump exhorted an audience including Holocaust survivors and lawmakers “to make sure that humanity never, ever forgets” the horrors of theContinue Reading »
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