By Yaakov Lappin, Gatestone Institute
Hamas's long-term ambitions are indistinguishable from those of Islamic State and al-Qaeda. Hamas will now focus on its next goal—trying to strengthen its presence in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria] and eventually toppling the Palestinian Authority from... Read more »
The Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) has uncovered an olive oil press, wine press and mosaics. The discovery was made due to a survey being carried out in Ramat Bet Shemesh area for a new housing project. The large impressive compound has been dated to the Byzantine period.
On the eve of a final round of superpower negotiations with Iran regarding its nuclear program, Israel is "deeply concerned, deeply disturbed."
Fresh from confidential talks with the US negotiating team, Israel's Minister of Intelligence, Yuval Steinitz, addressed the press yesterday afternoon... Read more »
The Syrian ambassador to the United Nations, Bashar Jaafari, said that Syrian rebels linked to Al-Qa’ida had seized UN weapons, uniforms and vehicles from peacekeepers in the Golan Heights and set up a “safe zone” to wage attacks on troops loyal to Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad.