Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | Nearly four decades ago, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the former Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran, issued a rallying call to all followers of Islam. “I invite Muslims all over the globe to consecrate the last Friday of the holy month of Ramadan as Al-Quds [the Arabic name forContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | The Palestinian Authority denied hundreds of Gazans permission to receive critical medical treatments over the past two months, Haaretz reported Sunday. In addition to reducing Gaza’s power supply, the PA delayed or refused to sign vouchers allowing sick Gazans to receive medical attention in Israel, the West Bank [Judea-Samaria], orContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | The Israel Defense Prize was given Monday evening to the Arrow 3 anti-ballistic missile project. The prize was also given to a project led by the prime minister’s office, whose details were not made public. The Arrow 3 is an Israeli-developed, long-range, surface-to-surface missile system that is funded by severalContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 | In large organizations, creative ideas don’t always make it to the top. The Innovation Department of the Israel Air Force [IAF] is here to change that. The unit’s goal: To build a culture of ingenuity within the Israel Air Force. Here’s how it works It started with the launch ofContinue Reading »
Monday, 26 June 2017 | Shabbat in the Promised Land is a day set apart from the others, a designated time of peace, quiet and rest. Yet this past Saturday, the already tense situation on the Jewish state’s border with Syria continued to escalate as ten shells fired by the Syrian regime loyal to PresidentContinue Reading »
Monday, 26 June 2017 | The United Nations Security Council must “condemn Hamas” and designate it as a terrorist organization, “with consequences for anyone who continues to support it,” United States ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the council last week. Haley noted that UN officials recently discovered a terror tunnel beneath two UNContinue Reading »
Monday, 26 June 2017 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday evening that he intends to beef up security arrangements and implement other changes at the Damascus Gate in the Old City—a site which has become a flashpoint of repeated terror attacks. Speaking during a groundbreaking ceremony for a new park in Bat Yam whichContinue Reading »
Monday, 26 June 2017 | Intel, the world’s largest chip-maker, is joining forces with the Israeli cybersecurity incubator Team8 to locate innovative technology that will fend off increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. Intel will also open a new cybersecurity center in Jerusalem and Haifa, which will be led by cybersecurity entrepreneurContinue Reading »
Friday, 23 June 2017 | US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and chief Middle East advisor, Jared Kushner, sat down with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday evening in Ramallah to discuss the way forward in the Trump administration’s push for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Kushner landed in the Promised Land on WednesdayContinue Reading »
Friday, 23 June 2017 | Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman accused Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday of increasing pressure on Hamas in the Gaza Strip to “drag it to war with Israel.” Lieberman, who spoke at the Herzliya Conference, warned that “the situation in Gaza can’t last forever.” “This is an internal Palestinian crisis that’sContinue Reading »
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