Tuesday, 7 December 2021 | A senior Hamas source said on Monday that the Palestinian terror outfit was weighing escalating violence against Israel after weeks of relative calm while launching an unusual attack against Egypt for its mediation between the parties. In an interview with Al-Jazeera, the source claimed that Cairo did not keep itsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 7 December 2021 | A United Nations humanitarian body appears to discriminate between Israeli victims of terror attacks by categorizing them as regular civilians and “settlers,” records show. The distinctions made by the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) caught the attention of Israeli officials after the organization categorized victim ofContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 7 December 2021 | Israeli President Isaac Herzog received the credentials of newly appointed US Ambassador Thomas Nides on Sunday at an official ceremony at the President’s Residence in Jerusalem. “The people of Israel welcome you with open arms and an open heart,” Herzog said to Nides. “For us, this is a celebration ofContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 7 December 2021 | Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett is scheduled to host a trilateral Israel–Cyprus–Greece summit meeting on December 7 in Jerusalem with the participation of Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades and Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis. “The leaders will discuss various opportunities and challenges in the Middle East, including advancing cooperation in energy,Continue Reading »
Monday, 6 December 2021 | The Iran nuclear talks took a strikingly disappointing turn last week and now the question in Israel and the United States is: What’s next if an agreement is not reached soon? For the US, that means getting ready for what may happen if the nuclear deal that swapped sanctions reliefContinue Reading »
Monday, 6 December 2021 | A security guard was seriously wounded on Monday in a suspected ramming attack at the Te’enim checkpoint to the West Bank [Judea and Samaria]. A 16-year-old Palestinian who carried out the attack was shot and later died in [the] hospital. According to the Defense Ministry, the Palestinian youth drove atContinue Reading »
Monday, 6 December 2021 | The United Nations General Assembly [UNGA] passed three resolutions this week that targeted Israel, which brings the total to 14 resolutions being adopted in the next month that single out the Jewish state. “The UN’s assault on Israel with a torrent of one-sided resolutions is surreal,” said UN Watch executiveContinue Reading »
Monday, 6 December 2021 | One of the arguments that is being raised against the British government’s recent decision to designate Hamas an extremist terrorist organization is that the Gaza-based movement, which does not recognize Israel’s right to exist, has changed and now supports the establishment of a Palestinian state next to Israel. Opponents ofContinue Reading »
Friday, 3 December 2021 | Mossad [Israeli intelligence agency] chief David Barnea said on Thursday that the agency will take any action needed in order to ensure Iran will not come into possession of nuclear weapons. “Iran will not have nuclear weapons—not in the coming years, not ever. That is my promise, that is Mossad’sContinue Reading »
Friday, 3 December 2021 | Israel has confirmed its third case of the new Omicron coronavirus variant, the Health Ministry announced Thursday evening. The other two confirmed cases were a foreign worker from Malawi and a woman from central Israel who had recently returned from South Africa. According to the ministry, the patient is Prof.Continue Reading »
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