Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | In the fall of 1979, two Israelis carrying foreign passports arrived on a flight to Muscat, the capital of Oman. One of them was Reuven Merhav, a senior Mossad [Israeli intelligence agency] official dealing with matters concerning the Middle East, who would later become the director general of the MinistryContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | A second Israeli judoka won gold at the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam event, meaning Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, was played once again in the United Arab Emirates. Israeli Peter Paltchik beat Elmar Gasimov from Azerbaijan and won the gold medal in the under 100 kg. (220 lbs.) weight class,Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 31 October 2018 | Parliaments, among the strongest manifestations of a democracy, represent the electorate, enact laws and oversee the government through hearings and inquiries. Apparently, this does not apply to the Palestinians, who, as a result of the power struggle between Palestinian Authority (PA) president Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction in the WestContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | A senior political source said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is inclined to exhaust the efforts to reach a ceasefire agreement with Hamas before deciding whether to embark on another war in Gaza. “Netanyahu wants for a military operation in Gaza to have a purpose. We can reoccupy GazaContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | Oman publicly called for regional recognition of Israel, a day after Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a historic visit to the sultanate on Friday, the Jerusalem Post reported. Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah, Oman’s minister for foreign affairs, told a security forum in Bahrain: “Israel is a state presentContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | The Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which was behind the escalation in the Gaza Strip over the weekend, normally works in coordination with Hamas. As the second biggest and strongest military organization in Gaza, it feels responsibility towards the Strip’s residents and serves as a silent partner to the Hamas regime. IdeologicallyContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 | For the first time, Israel’s national anthem, Hatikva, was played in Abu Dhabi as Israeli judoka Sagi Muki won the gold medal in his weight division, the Times of Israel reported Sunday. In the tournament, the Abu Dhabi Judo Grand Slam, in which judokas from 62 nations competed, three ofContinue Reading »
Monday, 29 October 2018 | Is Israel heading to war with Hamas? This question has been uppermost in the minds of Israelis—and many in the international community—over the past few weeks, and for good reason. Israel now faces its 32nd week of violent riots and infiltration attempts on the Israel–Gaza border. Tens of thousands of incendiaryContinue Reading »
Monday, 29 October 2018 | Israel is a country that understands terror. Attacks and the threat of attacks are a daily reality. Terror against one Jewish person is keenly felt in the hearts and minds of all Jews. The response to the attack on the synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was no exception, and Israelis wereContinue Reading »
Monday, 29 October 2018 | Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a secret trip to Oman on Friday, a first official visit by an Israeli leader to the Gulf nation in over two decades, the Times of Israel reported. The meeting between the Israeli leader and Sultan Qaboos bin Said al Said was hailed asContinue Reading »
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