Friday, 30 October 2020 | Israeli leaders joined a chorus of international outrage as France reels in the aftermath of a grisly terror attack in which three people were murdered—including one who was beheaded—in a church in Nice. “Israel unites in shock and condemnation of the atrocious attack at the Notre Dame Basilica in Nice,”Continue Reading »
Friday, 30 October 2020 | US Defense Secretary Mark Esper landed in Israel Thursday for a meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Defense Minister Benny Gantz, to discuss maintaining Israel’s military superiority in the Middle East amid shifting regional dynamics. Gantz welcomed Esper on the tarmac at Ben Gurion Airport, where the US defense secretary wasContinue Reading »
Friday, 30 October 2020 | Now that Sudan has joined the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in normalizing relations with Israel, the future seems bright for even more Arab countries to make peace with their former enemy. The big prize, of course, would be Saudi Arabia, and already we are hearing rumors from its leadersContinue Reading »
Friday, 30 October 2020 | As the world races to find a vaccine for the coronavirus that has upended the entire planet, Israelis are stepping up to join the fight in any way they can. This includes volunteering to test the new vaccine being developed by the Israeli Institute for Biological Research in Ness Ziona.Continue Reading »
Thursday, 29 October 2020 | What happened: The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has confirmed that Iran has started building an underground centrifuge assembly plant in Natanz. In an interview with AP, Rafael Grossi, director-general of the IAEA, revealed that the Iranians “have started, but it’s not completed. It’s a long process,”Continue Reading »
Thursday, 29 October 2020 | Israel and the US on Wednesday signed an agreement to remove geographical restrictions for US funding of scientific research in development in Israel, effectively opening the door for US money to pour into Israeli scientific projects in Judea and Samaria as well as the Golan Heights and east Jerusalem. “Today,Continue Reading »
Thursday, 29 October 2020 | Defense Minister Benny Gantz on Tuesday said the Iran-backed Lebanese terror group Hezbollah is “Lebanon’s problem, not Israel’s.” Speaking at the northern border where the IDF [Israel Defense Forces] is holding its biggest military exercise of the year, Gantz said that Lebanon “will ultimately pay the price for any aggression”Continue Reading »
Thursday, 29 October 2020 | The more than 50,000 US citizens born in the Israeli capital may soon be allowed to list Israel as their place of birth on American passports, a US official told Politico yesterday. The announcement marks a drastic departure from a decades-old State Department policy that permits US passports to state “Jerusalem” asContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 | An Israeli delegation traveled to Lebanon today to continue talks to settle their long-held maritime border dispute, Israel’s Energy Ministry reported. The delegation headed just north of the border to a United Nations base in Naqoura, Lebanon, to continue US-mediated talks that began earlier this month to demarcate the officialContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 | Up to ten more Arab and Muslim countries are set to join the Israel peace circle—as soon as next week’s US presidential elections have come and gone, US President Donald Trump vowed yesterday. Addressing reporters at Joint Base Andrews in Maryland before hitting the campaign trail, President Trump said thereContinue Reading »
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