Friday, 25 September 2020 | Israel and Italy signed an agreement on Wednesday to swap military weaponry, providing Israel with updated training helicopters and Italy with anti-tank guided missiles and aircraft simulators, a statement from Israel’s Defense Ministry announced. The Defense Ministry will acquire five additional training helicopters—adding to the seven it already purchased earlierContinue Reading »
Friday, 25 September 2020 | Considerable discussion has been generated in the international and local media as well as in political circles since the signing of the peace documents at the White House in Washington DC on September 15, 2020. The following analysis attempts to clarify some misconceptions and misunderstandings regarding the nature of theContinue Reading »
Friday, 25 September 2020 | Facebook has been promoting Holocaust denial on its platform, according to a recent report by The Institute for Strategic Dialogue (ISD), “Hosting the ‘Holohoax’: A Snapshot of Holocaust Denial Across Social Media.” “Holocaust denial has long been one of the most insidious conspiracy theories targeting Jewish communities, with its extremistContinue Reading »
Friday, 25 September 2020 | Dubai-based soccer club Al-Nasr SC will sign an Israeli player in the coming days, a move made possible after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) announced it was normalizing ties with the Jewish state last month. Israel national team midfielder, Dia Saba, who is currently playing for Chinese Super League clubContinue Reading »
Thursday, 24 September 2020 | Another Arab state will soon join the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain in normalizing ties with Israel, according to US Ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft. “Our plan is to bring more countries, which we will have more being announced very soon,” Craft told Saudi-owned Al Arabiya news channel. “OneContinue Reading »
Thursday, 24 September 2020 | A delegation of Israeli officials departed for Bahrain on Wednesday morning in order to finalize the details of the normalization agreement, signed between the countries during a White House ceremony last week. Israel signed historic “peace declarations” with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain last week in the United States’Continue Reading »
Thursday, 24 September 2020 | What happened: Defense Minister and Alternate Prime Minister Benny Gantz was in Washington yesterday and met with senior US officials amid growing speculation of the US sale of F-35 striker jets to the UAE. Gantz met senior advisor to the president, Jared Kushner, in the White House and expressed hisContinue Reading »
Thursday, 24 September 2020 | Ever wonder what first impressions Kaiser Wilhelm II might have tweeted upon his arrival in Jerusalem on a dusty afternoon in 1898? Or the Instagram images Christian pilgrims to Capernaum would have uploaded? What sort of Facebook posts do you think the earliest Zionist settlers would have written, or their Arab and Bedouin neighbors?Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | In speeches before the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday, the US and Iran lambasted each other in a verbal match that is the latest battle in their ongoing tensions. US President Donald Trump called Iran “the world’s leading state sponsor of terror” in his video speech to the assemblyContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 23 September 2020 | Less than two months after a mammoth explosion devastated the Beirut port—unleashing a fire storm on large parts of the city, killing 180 people and leaving 30,000 homeless overnight—another powerful blast tore through Lebanon yesterday. According to security sources, yesterday’s explosion destroyed a Hezbollah weapons cache in Ain Qana inContinue Reading »
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