Monday, 11 November 2019 | What happened: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called for the signatories to the JCPOA [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action] to “snap back” sanctions against Iran “until it changes its ways.” Netanyahu said: “It’s time for the nations of the world to resist Iran’s aggression and terror. It’s time to snapContinue Reading »
Monday, 11 November 2019 | What happened: Hamas stopped its rival Fatah [leading secular Palestinian political party] from holding a memorial rally in the Gaza Strip yesterday to mark 15 years since the death of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat. The move came as both sides continued negotiations over holding legislative and presidential elections in theContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 November 2019 | For most Israelis, the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates [UAE] was nothing more than a lucrative, unattainable vacation destination. That dream, however, might now become a reality. Ynet has learned that as an official host of next year’s World Expo event, the Gulf nation is expected toContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 November 2019 | Israel is pulling its punches when retaliating to attacks from Gaza in order to avoid a further escalation in violence, a senior Israel Defense Forces [IDF] officer claims. Four hours after the terror group’s Friday night rocket barrage on the city of Sderot and other neighboring communities, IDF fighter jetsContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 November 2019 | Iran’s attempts to expand its malign influence throughout the Middle East have suffered a severe setback as a result of the unprecedented anti-government protests that have erupted in Lebanon and Iraq in recent weeks. The most obvious source of discontent in these two key Arab states has been the endemicContinue Reading »
Friday, 8 November 2019 | Palestinian Authority [PA] child abuse continues. A music video on official PA TV uses children to promote the ideal of dying as martyrs for “Palestine,” whose borders are set by “the blood of the Palestinian Martyr.” The song also mentions the one who “joins the dance, rifle in hand.” Furthermore,Continue Reading »
Thursday, 7 November 2019 | Russia has in its possession an advanced Israeli interceptor missile belonging to the David’s Sling defense system, designed to intercept planes, drones and ballistic missiles, New China News Agency reported Wednesday. According to the report, one of the two missiles launched by Israel at targets in July of last yearContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 November 2019 | The head of the United Nations (UN) Palestinian refugee agency resigned Wednesday amid an internal investigation that revealed “management issues” and corrupt practices. Senior officials from the UNRWA (UN Relief and Works Agency) were accused of engaging in “sexual misconduct, nepotism, retaliation, discrimination and other abuses of authority…for personal gain,Continue Reading »
Thursday, 7 November 2019 | A rare public anti-Hamas protest took place in Gaza following the death of a 28-year-old man who’d been thrown from the window of his own home by the terror group’s security services. Three Hamas police officers arrived at the home of Anan Abu Jameh in the city of Khan YunisContinue Reading »
Thursday, 7 November 2019 | Since its creation, the Palestinian Authority [PA] has received tens of billions of dollars of international aid. Just since 2011, the European Union [EU], the United States and other countries have provided the PA with hundreds of millions of US dollars and euros of aid. While the PA has constantlyContinue Reading »
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