Friday, 24 July 2020 | Whether you attribute the quote to Mark Twain, Winston Churchill or Jonathan Swift, the fact is that “a lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on.” This age-old adage took on new life when a lie invented by Palestinian sources spread likeContinue Reading »
Friday, 24 July 2020 | A groundbreaking Israeli invention is bringing the hope of restored sight for those suffering from corneal blindness. Nearly 30 million people worldwide are blind in one or both eyes due to damage or disease to the structure or shape of the cornea, with some 2 million new cases reported eachContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 July 2020 | What happened: The Chevron Corporation has announced an agreement to acquire Noble Energy for [US] $5 billion in stock. The deal includes Noble’s stake in Israeli offshore natural gas fields, meaning Chevron will now become the operator of the Leviathan and Tamar gas fields in the Mediterranean. Chevron will alsoContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 July 2020 | Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday called on the Finance Ministry to earmark NIS 3.3 billion [US $965 million] for an increase in the defense budget, despite the economic crisis besetting Israel due to the coronavirus pandemic. According to a statement from the Prime Minister’s Office, the extra money isContinue Reading »
Thursday, 23 July 2020 | Experts in neither Tel Aviv nor Washington were able to understand upon what data Iranian President Hassan Rouhani based his claim that 25 million Iranians have contracted the coronavirus, with 35 million more patients expected. According to a senior US official, the numbers were specifically meant for the White House.Continue Reading »
Thursday, 23 July 2020 | A significant administrative storage center from the days of Kings Hezekiah and Menashe (8th century to the middle of the 7th century BC) has recently been exposed at archeological excavations in the Arnona neighborhood of Jerusalem. The excavation conducted by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) [near the] US Embassy isContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 | Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank [Judea and Samaria], officials from the Shin Bet [Israeli internal] security service said Tuesday. The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF [Israel Defense Forces]Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 | Israel could have dozens of new coronavirus patients in serious condition and hundreds of virus-related deaths next month if the current infection rate continues on the same trajectory, according to an IDF [Israel Defense Forces] report published Tuesday. The report, published by the Coronavirus National Knowledge and Information Center, saidContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 | Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the PA [Palestinian Authority] has repeatedly blamed Israel for the spread of the coronavirus, never telling its people that Israel has given hundreds of tons of equipment as well as ongoing medical training to the PA to prevent the spread of the virus,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 22 July 2020 | On September 13, 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted the “UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.” [Some] 144 states voted in favor, 4 voted against and 11 abstained. While those countries that have considerable indigenous populations—such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States—initially opposed the declaration,Continue Reading »
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