Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | In the normal course of things, five days can hardly be considered a significant stretch of time. Yet according to Iran’s atomic chief, the length of a normal working week is all the Islamic Republic needs to up their uranium enrichment to 20%–the level required to produce an atomic weapon.Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein, plans to publish by the end of the year a blacklist of international companies doing business in Israeli settlements in the West Bank [Judea-Samaria] and east Jerusalem, as well as Israeli communities in the Golan Heights,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | Facebook has served as a platform for digital warfare between Israel and Hamas for years, but that has recently taken an interesting turn. About two years ago, the Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT), Major General Yoav Mordechai opened an Arabic-language Facebook page called al-Munnaseq (the coordinator), whichContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 August 2017 | According to Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics, the rate fell from 4.3% in June, Globes reported Monday. Overall, for the month of July there were 4 million people over the age of 15 in the workforce in Israel, of whom 3,836,000 were employed. Only 164,000 were reported to be unemployed.Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | On Tuesday, the US Department of State released its annual report on religious freedom in the world, which shows persistent levels of deep-rooted anti-Semitism in the Middle East, including in two neighboring Arab countries Israel has peace treaties with. The main sources of persecution vary among countries with Iran spearheadingContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | Growing Israeli concern over Iran gaining an ever increasing foothold in Syria has been impossible to miss lately, as evidenced by the prime minister’s statements along those lines. Mossad Director Yossi Cohen also alerted the government to the fact that Iran’s influence in Syria in particular and the region inContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | As a top US delegation prepares to head to the Middle East in a bid to further the peace process in the region, Palestinian Authority (PA) President, Mahmoud Abbas, on Sunday scoffed at the American efforts, slamming President Donald Trump’s administration as being in “chaos.” Speaking to leftwing Israeli lawmakersContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 22 August 2017 | A small web design company from Kiryat Shmona in northern Israel has launched an online campaign against the Lebanese-based terror group Hezbollah after supporters of the Shiite organization threatened Israel that “the next war is approaching.” Last week, Hezbollah supporters mounted on social media a campaign entitled “Time for theContinue Reading »
Monday, 21 August 2017 | With Israel reportedly in the skies over Syria striking weapons bound for terrorists and Russia in the same skies defending the Syrian regime in that country’s civil war, coordination has been key to avoid tragic wartime mistakes. That’s not the only reason why the top leaders of Israel and RussiaContinue Reading »
Monday, 21 August 2017 | There is “grave concern” in Israel after a delegation of high ranking Israeli defense officials sent to Washington was not able to secure a commitment from the Americans to ensure any agreement to end the war in Syria would include the evacuation of Iranian military forces from the country. DuringContinue Reading »
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