Friday, 5 July 2019 | This latest bombing raid in Syria was not just another attack on Iranian and Hezbollah sites in Syria or weapon systems earmarked for the terror group in Lebanon. It appears to be a much wider assault on Iranian infrastructure, picking up where the 2018 Operation House of Cards left off.Continue Reading »
Friday, 5 July 2019 | The “Pilgrimage Road” in east Jerusalem was dedicated on June 30, 2019, with senior representatives of the Trump administration attending. This is a pivotal event in establishing Israeli sovereignty over Jerusalem. Israeli policy needs to be unambiguous in this area. A firm stand will show the Palestinian Authority and JordanContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 July 2019 | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu traveled to the south of Israel Wednesday for a Security Cabinet meeting at the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) Gaza Division headquarters to meet with council heads from the areas neighboring the Strip, following a week of friction along the Gaza border as incendiary balloons fromContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 July 2019 | Iranian president Hassan Rouhani warned Wednesday that the Islamic Republic will increase its enrichment of uranium to “any amount we want,” escalating tensions with the United States and European co-signatories of the 2015 nuclear accord. “From 7 July, Iran’s enrichment level will not be 3.67%,” as per the framework ofContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 July 2019 | The Palestinian Authority [PA] has finally publicized its monthly financial expenditures for the first five months of 2019. They show that the PA has paid no less than 234,172,000 shekels (over US $65 million), or, on average, 46,834,400 shekels/month [over US $13 million] in salaries to terrorist prisoners (including releasedContinue Reading »
Thursday, 4 July 2019 | Jeremy Hunt, the British foreign secretary and a leading candidate to become the country’s next prime minister, launched a blistering attack on Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Monday, accusing him of fostering a climate of anti-Jewish hate. In an exclusive interview with Jewish News, Hunt described a visit toContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 | On Thursday night after a week that saw at least 100 fires started by incendiary balloons from Gaza in Israeli communities bordering the enclave, Israel sent a message to Hamas—via an Egyptian mediator—that it has decided to respond to the dangerous phenomenon with full force. In the hours following theContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 | Israel’s foreign minister on Sunday visited the United Arab Emirates [UAE] and met with senior UAE officials on the sideline of the UN [United Nations] Environment Conference, in the latest sign of warming ties between Israel and the Gulf Arab states. The Jewish state and the Sunni Arab world shareContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 | Saleh Abu Mayala—a man in his 70s—was arrested while walking from his car to his home in Hebron on Friday night. “Saleh attended a wedding party for a family member yesterday and then he disappeared,” his brother told Reuters. Mayala was not picked up by the Israel Defense Forces (IDF)Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 3 July 2019 | The protection of the State of Israel and its people is no small feat. The tiny strip of land is, after all, located in one of the most volatile neighborhoods on earth, surrounded by neighbors who are at best coldly unfriendly, at worst, desirous of the Jewish state’s demise. EveryContinue Reading »
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