Thursday, 18 August 2022 | A rare assemblage of “astragali”—animal knuckle bones used for gaming and divination—dating from the Hellenistic period (2,300 years ago), was uncovered by Dr. Ian Stern in the Maresha-Bet Guvrin National Park in the Judean [Foothills] in southern Israel. This exceptionally large assemblage—published recently for the first time in the BritishContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | An Israeli infantry soldier was killed on Monday night in an apparent friendly-fire incident near Tulkarem in Samaria, the military confirmed in a statement. An initial probe found that the soldier had left an outpost that he was manning, apparently to pray, and was mistakenly shot by another member ofContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | Palestinian Authority [PA] leader Mahmoud Abbas expressed no regrets on Tuesday for the murderous attack by Palestinian terrorists on Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics half a century ago. He also claimed that Israel had committed “Holocausts” against Palestinians over the years, reported the AP. When asked if he intendedContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | The European Union reportedly received Iran’s response to its “final” proposal to revive the nuclear deal and is reviewing the proposal and consulting with Washington, an EU spokesperson told reporters in Brussels yesterday. “For the moment, we are studying it and we are consulting with the other JCPOA (Joint ComprehensiveContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 17 August 2022 | The consumer price index in Israel rose by 1.1% in the month of July, bringing the country’s annual inflation rate to 5.2%, the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported on Monday. This brings inflation in Israel to its highest point since 2008 although this stat remains among the lowest inContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | Iran let an unofficial deadline come and go Monday night for a response to the European Union’s (EU) proposal to revive the 2015 nuclear deal. Iran’s foreign minister said Tehran would send a final proposal for terms to revive the 2015 nuclear accord by midnight Monday, state-affiliated Islamic Republic NewsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | The terrorist who wounded eight people near Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning was a convicted criminal who had been released five years into an eight-year sentence due to good behavior, according to Israeli media reports. Amir Sidawi chose the bus station on Ma’ale HaShalom to commit the attack becauseContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | The IDF [Israel Defense Forces] said Monday it has neutralized in the past few days an attack tunnel belonging to the Hamas terrorist organization, dug from the northern Gaza Strip and leading to Israeli territory. The terror tunnel did not cross the newly-constructed underground sensory barrier, thus did not poseContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 16 August 2022 | A senior Israeli official told Ynet on Monday that Israel and Turkey are close to reaching an agreement allowing Israeli airlines to land in the country very soon. The official predicted that Israeli airlines would be granted permission to fly into Istanbul in a matter of weeks. Following the signingContinue Reading »
Monday, 15 August 2022 | A terrorist shot and wounded eight people outside of Jerusalem’s Old City in the predawn hours of Sunday morning before going into hiding and then turning himself in to the police hours later. The terrorist, identified as 26-year-old Amir Sidawi of east Jerusalem, first opened fire at a bus parkedContinue Reading »
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