Friday, 20 August 2021 | The massive wildfire that raged in Jerusalem for over two days, becoming one of the biggest blazes recorded in recent years, was apparently the result of arson, new satellite images reveal. According to the satellite imagery provided to Ynet by the United States space agency NASA, the fire started onContinue Reading »
Friday, 20 August 2021 | Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has warned Israel and the United States against interfering with an oil tanker that was set to leave Iran for Lebanon on Thursday. In a televised address commemorating the Shiite Ashura holiday, Nasrallah said that the ship would be considered Lebanese territory from the moment itContinue Reading »
Friday, 20 August 2021 | As the Biden administration continues to talk about the need for confidence-building measures between Israel and the Palestinians to create an environment to reach a two-state solution, the leaders of various Palestinian factions are seeking Iran’s support for their jihad (holy war) against Israel. Leaders of Hamas, Palestinian Islamic JihadContinue Reading »
Thursday, 19 August 2021 | Israel announced that it has downgraded its travel warning to the Sinai Peninsula in Egypt just hours after Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s meeting yesterday with the visiting Egyptian intelligence chief. The announcement came Wednesday evening, after Bennett hosted the chief of the Egyptian General Intelligence Directorate, Abbas Kamel, in Jerusalem.Continue Reading »
Thursday, 29 August 2021 | Israel’s Defense Minister Benny Gantz said during a tour of the Israel Defense Force’s [IDF’s] Gaza Division on Tuesday, held jointly with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, that the Jewish state will respond to threats at a time and place of its choosing. Gantz made the comments one day afterContinue Reading »
Thursday, 19 August 2021 | Aid efforts to get to the remote site of Saturday’s deadly earthquake in Haiti are ongoing but are being hampered by a tropical storm that brought heavy rains to the region. Among agencies providing assistance is the Israel nongovernmental IsraAID, which also provided help to the island nation following aContinue Reading »
Thursday, 19 August 2021 | An Israel Antiquities Authority [IAA] excavation has yielded evidence of human activity in the Ramat Ha-Sharon region from as early as 1,500 years ago. The excavation was prompted by Ramat Ha-Sharon Municipality’s plans to establish a new residential neighborhood on the outskirts of Tel Aviv. Ramat Ha-Sharon’s history is farContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 | Israel’s Fire and Rescue chief, Dedi Simchi, announced last night that the massive fire on the western outskirts of Jerusalem was finally contained. It took 52 hours for 1,500 firefighters with support from 20 aircraft dropping flame retardant to bring the blaze under control. Firefighting teams from across the countryContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 | The Israeli military on Tuesday night struck military outposts in the Syrian Golan Heights belonging to Iranian-proxy terrorist group Hezbollah, according to Syrian media. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) fired three missiles, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported, causing a fire but no reported casualties. The target wasContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 | Iran’s efforts to produce enriched uranium metal have progressed, according to an International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) report released on Monday. According to the report, which was issued to member states, Iran has produced 200 grams of uranium metal-enriched up to 20%, Reuters reported. In response, US State Department spokespersonContinue Reading »
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