Friday, 13 August 2021 | A new report released on Thursday by the Alma Center, which researches security challenges to Israel from Lebanon and Syria, exposed what it described as a large-scale interregional Hezbollah tunnel system in different parts of Lebanon. The tunnel system is designed to move personnel and weapons around and out ofContinue Reading »
Friday, 13 August 2021 | US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said on Wednesday that the United States is “deeply concerned” by legislation passed by the Polish parliament earlier in the day barring Holocaust survivors and their descendants from reclaiming property seized by the country’s communist regime. Blinken called on Polish President Andrzej Duda notContinue Reading »
Friday, 13 August 2021 | The radical Islamic regime in Iran is carefully pushing an escalation with Israel to deter the new government from continuing to carry out attacks on Iranian targets in Syria. At the same time, Iran is pursuing a similar policy with the United States to persuade the US administration to beContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 August 2021 | Putting a strain on Polish–Israeli relations, Poland’s Parliament passed a law on Wednesday that will effectively block any attempts by Holocaust survivors and their heirs to reclaim property taken during the war or seek financial compensation. Though the law has yet to be approved by the Polish president to beContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 August 2021 | The coronavirus cabinet approved Wednesday night a set of restrictions on gatherings, hoping to curb an ever-growing surge of COVID-19 infections nationwide in what looked like a last-ditch effort to avoid going into a devastating lockdown. The new measures include the expansion of the Green Pass mandate, which requires peopleContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 August 2021 | Hamas prevented a team of United Nations inspectors from examining a tunnel discovered in June under a school in Gaza City’s Zaitoun neighborhood, Israel’s Kan news reported on Tuesday. Citing Palestinian sources, the report stated that a UN Mine Action Service (UNMAS) bomb-disposal unit had arrived at the site aContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 August 2021 | The family of Sarah Halimi, a Jewish woman murdered four years ago in Paris, has filed a criminal complaint in Israel against the perpetrator, who was found unfit for trial in France due to drug consumption, Ynet reported on Tuesday. Invoking a law allowing Israeli citizens to file complaints inContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 | Foreign Minister Yair Lapid departed today for a two-day historic visit to Morocco to strengthen ties between the two nations, who reestablished diplomatic ties nearly a year ago. This is Lapid’s first visit to Morocco since the two countries signed a normalization agreement last year, and the first official visitContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 | A special baby was born in Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek hospital this week, the second child of Shira and Amichai Ish-Ran. His older brother, delivered by emergency C-section after his mother was seriously injured in a drive-by terrorist shooting in December 2018, lived just four days. The baby’s birth fulfills theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 August 2021 | Minister for Regional Cooperation Issawi Freij (Meretz [Party]) revealed that there are contacts with Gulf countries, including Saudi Arabia, on the matter of Iran. In an interview on the Alhurra channel, part of the US Middle East Broadcasting Network on Monday, Friej said the threats by Iran were not onlyContinue Reading »
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