Thursday, 16 August 2018 | Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Wednesday called on residents of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip to maintain the relative quiet along the border with Israel that has been in place this week, The Times of Israel reported. Lieberman made the comments hours after Israel reopened the main cargo crossing intoContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 August 2018 | Israel’s defense budget will need to grow over the next decade to address the wide range of threats facing the nation—including funding missile defense—as part of their “2030 security concept” announced by Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday. The security review considers the upcoming expected threats and as aContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 August 2018 | Police officers foiled a stabbing attack in Jerusalem’s Old City last week; it was cleared for publication on Wednesday. The officers arrested a 26-year-old Palestinian from Hebron who planned to stab Israeli civilians or security forces in the city. The Palestinian aroused the officers’ suspicion and they detained him forContinue Reading »
Thursday, 16 August 2018 | The prestigious Shanghai Ranking of world universities on Tuesday listed two Israeli academic institutions—The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem—among the world’s top 100 universities, marking an impressive rise since last year. The two universities are ranked 77th and 95th on the list, respectively, with theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | Four incendiary terror-kites landed in southern Israel on Tuesday, as Israeli defense officials mulled over easing restrictions on the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, after days of calm following an uptick in violence last week. The Times of Israel reported that, according to local government sources, four arson balloons with incendiary devicesContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | The Foreign Ministry and the Israeli delegation to the United Nations [UN] are preparing to thwart a Palestinian move aimed at suspending or permanently removing Israel from the UN in light of its controversial Nation-State Law. The Palestinians will argue that Israel disregards UN Security Council resolutions, defies the CharterContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | The widow of one of the Israeli athletes murdered in the 1972 Munich massacre has condemned Labour [Party] leader Jeremy Corbyn’s “act of maliciousness, cruelty and stupidity” in laying wreaths at the graves of terrorists responsible for the attack. In an interview with The Israel Project on Tuesday, Ankie Spitzer,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 | In a world in which the threat of a cyber-attack is almost constant, Israel is already a world leader in cyber-defense technologies, and a new investment program allocating 90 million shekels [US $24.4 million] is aiming to do more than just maintain the status quo. It’s specifically targeted to helpContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman is set to discuss today with IDF [Israel Defense Forces] and defense officials easing some restrictions on the Gaza Strip after two days of quiet on the volatile border. After weeks of regular exchanges of fire, no mortars or incendiary balloons have been fired at IsraelContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 | The next war between Israel and Hezbollah will be “very nasty” because the Iranian-backed terrorist group stores its weapons in residential neighborhoods, a former Israeli National Security Advisor told Armin Rosen in an interview published in Tablet on Sunday. “Think of about 120,000 rockets and missiles, 50% or 80% ofContinue Reading »
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