Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | Defying public expectations, a White House source confirmed that Israeli officials will not be invited to the US-sponsored economic conference in Bahrain at the end of the month. The “Peace to Prosperity” forum—anticipated as a baby step into Trump’s “Deal of the Century” peace plan—will focus on investing in PalestinianContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | Following the Iranian decision to withdraw from some of the limitations under their nuclear deal with world powers, the Islamic Republic’s nuclear fuel supply has increased to the point that they will exceed the limits on nuclear fuel storage under the atomic agreement on June 27. Iran’s Fars News AgencyContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | Hamas, the terrorist organization that controls the Gaza Strip, on Monday confirmed the delivery of millions of dollars in Qatari aid, and said that the implementation of an advanced and broader stage of the understandings with Israel was now underway. According to Hamas, these understandings include improvements to the waterContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 | Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry said Monday that a two-year targeted campaign against the financial infrastructure of organizations that promote the anti-Semitic Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign with links to terrorist groups resulted in the shutdown of dozens of fundraising accounts. “For years, boycott promoters have disguised themselves as ‘human-rights activists,’Continue Reading »
Monday, 17 June 2019 | The incendiary balloon terrorism from the Gaza Strip shows no signs of slowing down despite the Qatari aid being transferred to the enclave, with dozens of fires being started in the nearby Israeli communities over the weekend. Qatari envoy to Gaza Muhammad al-Emadi was to enter the Hamas-controlled enclave sometimeContinue Reading »
Monday, 17 June 2019 | Iran’s foreign minister has accused the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia of sabotaging diplomacy, after an attack on two tankers in a vital Gulf of Oman waterway Thursday. The attacks occurred near the Strait of Hormuz, the world’s busiest sea lane for oil shipments. Mohammad Javad Zarif said inContinue Reading »
Monday, 17 June 2019 | United States President Donald Trump made history earlier this year by recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the strategic Golan Heights region at Israel’s northern border, and on Sunday, Israel made history in return by naming a town for a US president for the first time in 70 years. Ramat Trump, orContinue Reading »
Monday, 17 June 2019 | Israel’s Air Force will have its first Druze pilot with the successful completion of the training program later this month. Identified by only by his initial, G., a resident of the Galilee, is expected to receive his chopper pilot wings and become the first Druze pilot in Israel’s history. TheContinue Reading »
Friday, 14 June 2019 | Just after 9 p.m. last night, residents in the south of Israel ran for shelter for the second time in less than 24 hours as the now-familiar sound of the Code Red air raid siren screamed a warning of a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip. The wail of theContinue Reading »
Friday, 14 June 2019 | The United States took less than one day to publicly accuse Iran of another attack on oil shipping [in] the Middle East, while also saying Iran is threatening “international peace and security.” And it’s not just world peace that’s at stake. The same day, an organization representing shipping warned theContinue Reading »
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