Friday, 10 May 2019 | One year after the United States made history by opening [its] embassy to Israel in the capital city of Jerusalem, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Wednesday they had completed the other steps required under the congressional act calling for the move. The original Jerusalem Embassy Act calledContinue Reading »
Friday, 10 May 2019 | In 1948, it had a population of 806,000 people. Seventy-one years later, for the first time, there are more than nine million Israelis—9,021,000 to be exact. In preparation for Independence Day, the Central Bureau of Statistics [CBS] published a wealth of data on Israel and its residents. As of today,Continue Reading »
Friday, 10 May 2019 | The Iranians on Wednesday announced that they were suspending some of their commitments under the nuclear deal with the major world powers in response to what they considered a failure by Europe to compensate Iran for the renewed sanctions by the United States, according a report by Iran’s PressTV. TheContinue Reading »
Friday, 10 May 2019 | A series of high-profile Saudi intellectuals and journalists have blamed the Islamic Republic of Iran for the recent Gaza escalation and expressed solidarity with Israel in the fight against Iranian-sponsored terrorist groups. Prominent Saudi intellectual and former director of the Middle East Center for Strategic and Legal Studies in Jeddah,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | Tomorrow, the modern State of Israel turns 71. “Happy birthday, Israel!” screams blue and white posters adorned with Stars of David on social and traditional media in anticipation of the joyous event. “3,000 years old. 71 years young.” Yom HaAtzmaut (Independence Day) starts tonight at sunset with an infectious joyContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | The Iranian-sponsored terrorist organization Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), one of the [Islamic] groups behind the recent wave of attacks against Israel, has admitted that a pregnant woman and a 14-month-old baby died as a result of a dysfunctional rocket that exploded in the family’s home. “A leak from the heroesContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | The central gathering ushering in national Memorial Day for Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror began at the Western Wall in Jerusalem Tuesday evening at 8:01 p.m., following a minute-long siren and moment of silence. President Reuven Rivlin, IDF [Israel Defense Forces] Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi and Police CommissionerContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 8 May 2019 | An Israeli woman who lost her husband in a military helicopter crash 22 years ago lost her partner of 17 years after an anti-tank missile fired by Gaza militants hit his car. In the latest round of border fighting, which erupted over the weekend, Palestinian militants fired more than 700Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 ǀ The wail of an air raid siren is never the harbinger of good news. It screams a warning of impending danger, of threats looming just beyond the horizon. Yet in Israel, an air raid siren can sometimes serve a different purpose. Twice a year, on two particular days of commemoration,Continue Reading »
Tuesday, 7 May 2019 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that Israel was readying for further confrontations with Palestinian terrorist groups in Gaza, after the announcement of an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire. “Over the past two days, we have hit Hamas and Islamic Jihad with great force, attacking over 350 targets and terrorist leaders andContinue Reading »
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