Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | Some 11 Syrian regime soldiers, including a colonel, were reportedly killed in alleged Israeli air strikes in Syria Tuesday night, a Syrian human rights watchdog group reported. Targets of the late-night strikes included a scientific research center and military sites near Homs as well as an ammunition depot that belongsContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | Just days before Israel’s 36th government is expected to be sworn in, the coalition agreements signed by its constituent parties were revealed on Monday night by Channel 12. The documents include proposed changes to the country’s basic laws, designed to prevent Yamina party leader Naftali Bennett from bolting the newContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | Israel’s Ambassador to the United States and the United Nations Gilad Erdan met with senior leadership of the Associated Press on Monday in New York, where he told the media outlet that Hamas was using the Gaza media tower to jam Iron Dome batteries in Israel. “The unit was developingContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 June 2021 | For the first time, Israel has been elected to serve on one of the main organs of the United Nations, the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), following intensive efforts by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Israel’s permanent mission to the UN in New York, including by the head ofContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 | The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Sunday paid the family of a terrorist over US $42,000 to help purchase a house. The payment was presented by order of PA President Mahmoud Abbas to the family of a terrorist who murdered two Israelis in 2015. The money will cover the remaining costContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 | Yamina chief Naftali Bennett and Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid will share mutual veto power as part of the coalition agreement for the emerging “government for change,” Hebrew media reported Monday evening. Lawmakers who wish to raise an issue for either government or ministerial committee discussion would require the approvalContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 | The Israel Defense Forces [IDF] apprehended two suspects in northern Israel on Monday after they breached the Lebanese–Israeli border fence on Sunday night. The IDF said in a statement that after an extensive pursuit undertaken by the military and the Israel Police, which included blocking off areas and roads, soldiersContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 June 2021 | What happened: The United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) has revealed they found a Hamas tunnel underneath one of their schools in the Gaza Strip. According to UNRWA, they found what “appears to be a cavity and a possible tunnel, at the location of the missile strike,” at ZaitounContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 June 2021 | The leaders of Israel’s emerging coalition are pushing for a confidence vote within the week for the new government, the last legal step before the new leadership steps into place. It is up to the Speaker of the Knesset (Parliament), Yariv Levin, a member of current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’sContinue Reading »
Monday, 7 June 2021 | A tape released by Hamas late on Sunday claims to contain the voice of an Israeli soldier held in Gaza. The family of Avera Mengistu, an Israeli man believed [to be] held by Hamas, said it was not the voice of their son. The family of Hisham al Sayed, whoContinue Reading »
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