Friday, 31 August 2018 | August will end by setting a new record for the number of passengers coming and going via Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, with almost three million travelers passing through during the month, Globes reported on Tuesday. This makes it the busiest month on record for the airport. According toContinue Reading »
Thursday, 30 August 2018 | Those who seek to destroy Israel put themselves in danger of being destroyed. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivered this message—a pointed warning to Iran—yesterday during a ceremony to rename Israel’s nuclear research facility near the desert town of Dimona in honor of the Jewish state’s celebrated statesman, Shimon Peres, whoContinue Reading »
Thursday, 30 August 2018 | [Israeli] Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin agreed Tuesday at a meeting in Washington to establish a joint team to work on enforcing economic sanctions on Iran. During their meeting in Washington, the two also discussed the economic cooperation between Israel and the US and jointContinue Reading »
Thursday, 30 August 2018 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accepted an invitation by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Secretary-General Audrey Azoulay and will participate in a major international conference on combating anti-Semitism, to be held at the United Nations [UN] building in New York on September 26. The event will focusContinue Reading »
Thursday, 30 August 2018 | The United Nations [UN] Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) must undergo significant reform to secure past levels of funding from the United States [US], a senior American diplomat said on Tuesday, The Algemeiner reported. US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said, “We were supposed to,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | Israel vowed yesterday that it will not sit idly by while Iran continues to reinforce a military presence on its doorstep in neighboring Syria. Addressing several Hebrew-language media outlets, a senior Israeli diplomatic source said the Israel Defense Forces will “continue working with complete determination against Iran’s attempts to transferContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | The Shin Bet [Israeli internal security organization], IDF [Israel Defense Forces], and Israel Police have uncovered a large Hamas terror network in Hebron in recent weeks, the Shin Bet has cleared for publication Tuesday. The terror cell, which included women, worked to covertly convey intelligence and raise funds from theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | Fatah and Hamas, the two dominant Palestinian factions, are unable to agree on reconciliation or even on a truce agreement with Israel that could improve conditions for residents of Gaza, The Jerusalem Post reported Tuesday. Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas, who also is head of the Fatah party, objects toContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 29 August 2018 | Because terrorists use human shields to protect themselves or cause civilian casualties “without facing consequences,” it is imperative that “terrorists and their sponsoring regimes must be held accountable for their brutal practice of using civilians as human shields,” argued two experts in an op-ed published Wednesday in The Wall StreetContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 | The push for peace between Israel and the Palestinians is as old as the modern State of Israel itself. For well over seven decades the Israelis, Americans, European Union, Arab League and a host of other role players have made every attempt to kick-start a peace process that would seeContinue Reading »
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