Monday, 5 June 2023 | An Egyptian policeman killed three Israeli soldiers on Saturday before IDF [Israel Defense Forces] troops killed the assailant in a firefight in the Israel–Egypt border region, concluding the tragic and extremely unusual incident that still has unanswered questions. An investigation is ongoing, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu demanding anContinue Reading »
Monday, 5 June 2023 | The security situation in Judea and Samaria remains disturbingly unstable, with terror attacks repeatedly targeting Israeli civilians and military positions, particularly in Samaria. On May 30, 32-year-old father of two Meir Tamari was murdered in a drive-by shooting near Hermesh, west of Jenin. In the days preceding that attack, PalestinianContinue Reading »
Monday, 5 June 2023 | Israel’s Energy Ministry has officially certified the discovery of a new maritime natural gas deposit, the country’s fourth-largest to date. British–Greek energy company Energean can now begin drawing up plans to develop the field, named Katlan, which is entirely inside Israeli territorial waters. Israeli Energy and Infrastructure Minister Israel KatzContinue Reading »
Monday, 5 June 2023 | The deadly attack on Saturday morning, in which an Egyptian police officer and three Israeli soldiers were killed, took place amid a critical moment in Egypt’s relations with Israel, and with Middle Eastern countries in general. From what was said in Cairo following the attack, we can understand quite aContinue Reading »
Friday, 2 June 2023 | Israel’s Foreign Ministry on Thursday slammed the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for closing its investigation of an Iranian site where remnants of uranium had been detected. The site in Marivan, one of three Iran had not revealed, “is very disturbing,” the ministry said in its official statement. “The explanationsContinue Reading »
Friday, 2 June 2023 | Foreign Minister Eli Cohen met with Hungarian Foreign Minister Péter Szijjártó in Budapest on Wednesday and discussed Hungary’s intention to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Foreign Ministry officials said the Hungarians were waiting to declare the move during a special event, possibly in a future meeting between Prime Minister BenjaminContinue Reading »
Friday, 2 June 2023 | The US seeks to silence Israeli opposition to a revived Iran nuclear deal by offering to broker a Saudi–Israeli normalization deal in exchange, Israel Hayom reported on Thursday. Israel’s Strategic Affairs Minister Ron Dermer and National Security Adviser Tzachi Hanegbi flew Wednesday to Washington for meetings with US officials aboutContinue Reading »
Friday, 2 June 2023 | On May 10, 2023 during Operation Shield and Arrow, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) successfully intercepted a missile headed for the populated area of Tel Aviv. Although the Iron Dome is credited with 437 interceptions during the five-day operation, this particular “kill” marked the first time Israel’s mid-range interceptor, David’sContinue Reading »
Thursday, 1 June 2023 | Hundreds of people gathered at a cemetery in Shaked in the northern West Bank [Judea and Samaria] Wednesday afternoon for the funeral of Meir Tamari, 32, who was killed on Tuesday in a shooting attack near Hermesh, where he lived. He leaves behind a wife, Tal, and two young children,Continue Reading »
Thursday, 1 June 2023 | An Israel Defense Forces exercise, dubbed “Firm Hand,” which began on Monday and will last two weeks, simulates a war beginning with a clash in the north and spreading to other fronts, including Iran. Under the command of the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] General Staff, the large-scale drill simulates intenseContinue Reading »
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