Gaza militants resumed their rocket fire campaign against Israel on Wednesday [Aug. 21], with at least 168 rockets launched at Israel since last midnight. Rockets were fired at central Israel Wednesday evening, and over 35 missiles exploded in Eshkol Regional Council in the south, which was the... Read more »
Following are English remarks by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his press conference earlier this evening [Wed. Aug. 20] at the Defense Ministry in Tel Aviv: "I hope President Abbas plays a constructive role. He has an opportunity to do so. I think he has to understand obviously that no one, and least of all Israel can accept the kind of terror attacks that are coming from Hamas.
A senior Hamas religious figure admitted Wednesday [Aug. 20] that Hamas had kidnapped and murdered Gil-Ad Shaer, Naftali Frenkel and Eyal Yifrah, the three Israeli teens who disappeared June 12th only to be found dead three weeks later after a massive IDF search mission.
JERUSALEM: Yesterday Hamas reinitiated missile attacks launched from Gaza against Israeli civilians. Sirens sounded throughout southern Israel, including Jerusalem. Millions of Israelis took cover in bomb shelters. Drivers pulled to the side of the road, then stepped out to crouch on the ground,... Read more »
After British parliament member George Galloway declared that Israeli tourists were not welcome in Bradford, declaring it "an Israel-free zone", Israel sent its ambassador to the UK to the area, where he met many supporters of all faiths. Meanwhile, Galloway reacted with anger to the visit, calling it a "provocation" by the representative of a "rogue and terrorist state."
Palestinian Authority [PA] President Mahmoud Abbas flew to Doha on Wednesday [Aug. 20] for talks with the Emir of Qatar, a benefactor of the rival Hamas faction; and Khaled Meshaal, Hamas’s leader-in-exile who resides in the Gulf country while calling the shots for beleaguered Gaza, which Hamas controls.