Tuesday, 10 July 2018 | The capture of areas in the Daraa province and the Jordan border crossing south of it serves as an important psychological victory for Syrian President Bashar Assad and the Russians. It’s important because it is a serious blow to the morale of the Sunni rebels, who are withdrawing on almostContinue Reading »
Monday, 09 July 2018 | A former senior IDF [Israel Defense Forces] colonel who served in the Home Front Command has warned that a major earthquake is expected to rip through Israel in the near future and has urged the general public to follow the authorities’ advice and prepare accordingly. It is unclear exactly whenContinue Reading »
When the earth shakes anywhere on the globe, Israel is one of the first countries to spring into action and lend aid. Maybe it’s because Israel herself sits atop a massive fault line and understands all too well the destruction caused by a major earthquake. Or it could be that Israel’s swift response arises fromContinue Reading »
All that was at stake was world peace—or at least, nuclear peace. The question hanging before the United States (US) and Europe—and of critical interest to Israel—was whether it was better to keep the flawed nuclear Iran deal or to have no deal at all. In May this year, the US President Donald Trump administrationContinue Reading »
Monday, 02 July 2018 | Last week, Israel’s military provided hundreds of tents and tons of food and clothing to displaced Syrian refugees living in camps inside Syrian territory. Just days later, Israel’s military increased their number of troops along the Syrian border, as tensions between Israel, the Syrian regime and its ally Iran stayContinue Reading »
Thursday, 21 June 2018 | The US will withdraw from the UN [United Nations] Human Rights Council [UNHRC], Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley announced Tuesday. “‘The US is officially withdrawing from the UNHRC. This step is not a retreat from human rights commitments,’ Haley said, charging thatContinue Reading »
Thursday, 14 June 2018 | Addressing an international conference on terror, Shin Bet [Israeli internal security organization] Director Nadav Argaman said that his agency has prevented 250 terror attacks in 2018, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Argaman said that among the prevented terror attacks were significant ones including suicide bombings, kidnappings, and shootings. Argaman creditedContinue Reading »
Monday, 11 June 2018 | Ten different fires broke out on Saturday in Israeli communities on the Gaza border—mostly in the Be’eri and Kissufim area—as a result of incendiary kites flown from the Gaza Strip. Two of the fires broke out in the Kibbutz Nir Am [communal settlement] area. As a result of these blazes, policeContinue Reading »
Monday, 04 June 2018 | A massive fire swept through the Shokeda Forest in southern Israel on Sunday evening after an incendiary kite was flown over the Gaza border by Palestinian terrorists. Two firefighting crews were called to the scene to battle the raging flames as the phenomenon of flaming kites continues to wreak havocContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 | In light of the recent spate of incendiary “kite terror” attacks from Gaza plaguing their fields, Israeli farmers from the region announced Sunday that they intend to sue the Hamas leadership for war crimes at the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague. The announcement comes after the Palestinians announcedContinue Reading »
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