Turning Point 5 is scheduled to take place on June 19 and will include simulations in which hundreds of rockets and missiles are fired at Israel. Ministers and authorities will participate and hold hearings on the different dilemmas that arise. Two alarms will be sounded, in the morning and evening, in order for civilians toContinue Reading »
He said that they oppose unilateralism and that the intention behind a French recognition of a Palestinian state would be to jumpstart the peace process. “Recognition of the Palestinian State is one of the options that France is considering together with its European partners, with a view towards creating a political environment capable of re-launchingContinue Reading »
The poll supports apprehensions expressed by Israeli Prime Minister [Benjamin] Netanyahu and others who assert that the widespread unrest in the Arab world makes Israel’s future more precarious and demands greater cautions in crafting agreements with the Palestinians and the Arab world.Continue Reading »
Everything we make is one of a kind—all different stuff, but based on the same principle. As a business, it’s becoming successful. A lot of other people [in Israel] are starting to do the same thing as me—which is a measure of success.” “There’s a great change in mentality—green thinking is developing quickly here andContinue Reading »
Haaretz said an initial investigation into the incident shows that the Jewish group, consisting of three cars, attempted to break through a local checkpoint and reported that a Palestinian Authority [PA] representative said the police officer fired into the air. Both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Ehud Barak called upon theContinue Reading »
“The resistance is coming closer to conducting another kidnapping,” the article stated, adding that Israel’s call to its citizens to leave the Sinai Peninsula coupled with the heightened alert at the Egyptian border pointed to “increasing Israeli concerns.” According to the authors, another kidnapping “would create essential pressure that would lead to the release ofContinue Reading »
Young leaders have been urging an “uprising” similar to others in the Arab world, the exception being that it would target Israel rather than the Palestinian government. Palestinian Authority [PA] head Mahmoud Abbas last week reiterated his opposition to a third intifada.Continue Reading »
The defense establishment sources noted that the information is clear and that many Hizbullah elements are taking part in planning the attack, lead by the organization’s Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah. According to the sources, Hizbullah is seeking a location where Israelis congregate in order to avoid directly attacking Israel’s border. The Counter-Terrorism Bureau stated recently thatContinue Reading »
The plan could also include calls for acceptable security for Israel and rule out Palestinian “refugees” from returning en masse to Israel in the so-called “right of return”. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton recently promised a Middle East policy speech from Obama, but it remains unclear what exactly Obama would say in theContinue Reading »
“We didn’t participate in the previous flotilla, but we supported it, and the attack [presumably the political attack] on Israel that followed,” said Shaath. He added that due to last May’s events, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas decided “to give all of the participants Palestinian citizenship.” The Fatah official refused to say whether he plans toContinue Reading »
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