Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Within less than 24 hours, the tragic death of a veteran Al Jazeera reporter yesterday in a firefight between Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian gunmen has descended into a battle of narratives and a fight for truth. Shireen Abu Akleh, a 51-year-old Palestinian–American duel citizen, died from a bulletContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 May 2022 | A Palestinian in his 20s shouted “Allahu Akbar!” (“Allah is greatest”) and ran at police officers in the Old City of Jerusalem on Wednesday evening. He was shot by police. The attacker was seriously injured and taken to a local hospital, though police said no others were wounded in theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 12 May 2022 | The leader of the Islamist Ra’am party on Wednesday said his party will unfreeze its participation in the coalition, thereby thwarting the opposition’s intentions to legislate a dissolution of Parliament. The opposition said it intended to table a motion to dissolve the Knesset [Parliament], if a majority can be mustered,Continue Reading »
Thursday, 12 May 2022 | Three-quarters of Arab Israelis believe Jews have no right to sovereignty in the country, according to a recent study by Israeli NGO Habithonistim–Protectors of Israel. When asked where their loyalties would lie in case of an existential battle between Israel and Arab states, 26% of Arab Israelis said they wouldContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | A veteran Al Jazeera reporter was killed this morning in a firefight between Israel Defense Forces (IDF) and Palestinian gunmen in Jenin, a Palestinian-governed city in northern Samaria that has been at the heart of recent roiling tensions in Judea and Samaria—also known as the so-called West Bank. Shireen AbuContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | Israel struck multiple targets in southern Syria on Wednesday morning, according to Israeli and Syrian media reports. Syrian state media agency SANA reported that Israeli missiles hit a target near the town of Hader in the northern Quneitra countryside at around 3 a.m., while Israel’s Kan news later reported aContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | The Islamist Ra’am party on Tuesday held hours-long deliberations with the Shurah, their religious council, to decide on the future of their participation in the coalition government. A decision was expected on Wednesday, when the opposition bloc intends to table legislation to dissolve the Knesset [Parliament], if Ra’am decides toContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 | Germany’s leading airline Lufthansa apologized on Tuesday for keeping more than 100 identifiably Jewish individuals from flying with the airline last week from Germany to Hungary. The passengers, many of whom were traveling individually and had been en route on Flight #LH1334 from John F. Kennedy Airport in New YorkContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | As the deadliest wave of terror in years continues throughout Israel and roiling tensions rock Jerusalem, Judea and Samaria, the Israel Defense Forces on Sunday (IDF) launched the largest military exercise in its history. The extensive war games, dubbed Chariots of Fire, will run for four weeks and involve virtuallyContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 10 May 2022 | The Israeli military told the country’s political echelon Monday that “Hamas and its leader in Gaza, Yahya Sinwar, are riding the latest wave of terror, but are not leading it.” The military’s assessment comes on the heels of the arrest of the two Palestinian terrorists behind an axe rampage inContinue Reading »
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