Monday, 30 May 2022 | Prime Minister Naftali Bennett yesterday declared that Iran’s immunity is over in his weekly address before Israel’s Cabinet. “For many years,” Bennett said in the address, which was published by his office, “the Iranian regime has carried out terrorism against Israel and the region via proxies, but for some reasonContinue Reading »
Monday, 30 May 2022 | Two-thirds of Americans express at least a somewhat favorable view of the Israeli people, A Pew survey released on Thursday showed, indicating a slight rise from 64% to 67% in previous polling in 2019. According to the survey, one in five Americans say they feel very favorably toward the Israelis,Continue Reading »
Monday, 30 May 2022 | A new law passed by Iraq’s Parliament would make even more communication with Israelis illegal—including messaging Israeli officials on social media—and potentially punishable by death. Israel and the United States were quick to condemn the legislation and decry it as out-of-touch with the new Middle East. According to the NewContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 May 2022 | Police Commissioner Yaakov Shabtai on Wednesday has ordered high alert in Jerusalem and other cities with mixed Jewish–Arab populations ahead of the nationalist flag march on Jerusalem Day next Sunday. As per the order, more than 3,000 police officers will be deployed in Jerusalem and hundreds more in mixed citiesContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 May 2022 | Iran has used classified documents from the UN’s nuclear watchdog to cover up and conceal work on nuclear weapons, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported on Wednesday, citing Middle East intelligence officials and documents examined by the New York-based daily. According to the report, the documents—which were retrieved in anContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 May 2022 | The Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) and Jerusalem District Police revealed on Tuesday the existence of an eastern Jerusalem Hamas terror cell that had been planning to assassinate Israel public figures. Among those targeted by the cell, which was first discovered early last month, were Knesset [Parliament] member and OtzmaContinue Reading »
Thursday, 26 May 2022 | For the past month Israel has been negotiating an agreement to sell natural gas to Europe via Egypt, Israel’s Energy Ministry revealed on Sunday. The negotiations were spurred by a meeting between Israel’s Energy Minister Karine Elharrar and European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson in Paris in late March, accordingContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | In an accusation Israel slammed as “entirely unfounded,” CNN claimed yesterday that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deliberately targeted and killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in a firefight between Israeli forces and Palestinian gunmen in Jenin on May 11. The network said it came to this conclusion afterContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | US President Joe Biden made the final decision to keep Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) on Washington’s list of Foreign Terrorist Organizations (FTO), a major sticking point in the paused talks to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. Biden informed Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett of his decision during theirContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 25 May 2022 | Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with European Parliament President Roberta Metsola at the Prime Minister’s Office in Jerusalem on Tuesday. “The prime minister welcomed the president on her visit to Israel, her first official visit outside Europe, and expressed gratitude for her speech in the Knesset [Parliament] plenum yesterday,Continue Reading »
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