Friday, 1 November 2019 | A family participating in an Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) excavation some 9.3 miles [15 km] east of Haifa at the ancient city of Usha found a 1,400-year-old hammer and nails. This was particularly interesting because it confirmed the fact that the ancient inhabitants of Usha manufactured iron tools. The IAA’sContinue Reading »
Thursday, 31 October 2019 | Just days after marking the 25th anniversary of their peace treaty, tensions are high between Israel and Jordan as the Hashemite Kingdom is considering using a recently-captured Israeli citizen as collateral in order to secure the release of two Jordanians being detained in Israel. Ynetnews, citing “diplomatic sources,” identified theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 31 October 2019 | On Tuesday President Reuven Rivlin welcomed a delegation of leading Australian political figures, past and present, headed by former prime minister John Howard, to the President’s Residence. The delegation is in Israel at the initiative of the Israeli Embassy in Canberra, together with the Ministry for Jerusalem Affairs and theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 31 October 2019 | What happened: Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri offered his resignation yesterday, saying that he had reached a “dead end” trying to deal with the protestors’ demands to deal with corruption and the stagnant economy. Hariri said: “For 13 days the Lebanese people have waited for a decision for a politicalContinue Reading »
Thursday, 31 October 2019 | Palestinian Media Watch has documented that Abbas’s Fatah [leading secular Palestinian political party] Movement uses Facebook to promote terror, spread anti-Semitism and deny Israel’s right to exist. For example in July, Fatah again used its Facebook page to promote violence by broadcasting a video featuring footage of Palestinian Authority [PA]Continue Reading »
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 | After an unusually quiet holiday season, Israeli forces have thwarted two attempted stabbings since Monday. This morning a Palestinian woman wielding a knife tried to stab Border Police and was shot and wounded in Hebron, a hotbed of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. On Monday a Palestinian teenager attempted to stab BorderContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 | Israel has taken another step in moving from fossil fuels to environmentally friendly renewable energy, approving its biggest plant of unique solar panels to date. The plant, which is for commercial use, operates without generating pollution or any greenhouse gas emissions. The Electricity Authority (TEA) and Energy Minister Yuval SteinitzContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 | The European Union [EU] continues to assist Iran’s ruling mullahs [Muslims learned in Islamic theology and sacred law] in evading US sanctions through appeasement policies, including a payment mechanism labeled as INSTEX. The initials stand for Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges; the organization is a payment mechanism that willContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 30 October 2019 | The Palestinian Authority [PA] uses every opportunity to spread hatred of Israel. Here’s one striking example. At the opening of Pink October 2019—Breast Cancer Awareness Month—PA official Laila Ghannam, who is the PA District Governor of Ramallah, addressed the audience with a message full of hate against Israel: Since PalestinianContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 29 October 2019 | Israel has long faced the Iranian missile threat from neighboring countries—with the Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon, Hamas in Gaza and the Assad regime in Syria—but now Iran is looking to expand [its] range of terror, and its accuracy too. Iran is developing precision missiles capable of striking a circleContinue Reading »
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