Thursday, 10 November 2022 | One Palestinian was killed and several were wounded during a firefight in Nablus early Wednesday between Palestinian gunmen and Israeli security personnel guarding a delegation to Joseph’s Tomb that included several Israeli lawmakers, according to Israeli and Palestinian sources. “IDF [Israel Defense Forces] and Israel Border Police forces secured theContinue Reading »
Thursday, 10 November 2022 | Shortly before midnight on Tuesday, a series of airstrikes targeted a convoy of about 15 trucks as they crossed into Syria from Iraq at the al-Qaim crossing, destroying a number of vehicles and killing at least 10 people. Less than 12 hours later, the Wall Street Journal, quoting Iraqi militiaContinue Reading »
Thursday, 10 November 2022 | Hamas recently arrested two men for firing rockets at Israel, demonstrating the terror group’s pragmatism but not moderation. Hamas, a Muslim Brotherhood offshoot, does have ideological red lines, but it also tries to find practical solutions to its predicament when dealing with a far more powerful Israeli military. “It isContinue Reading »
Thursday, 10 November 2022 | Israel signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) yesterday with Jordan and the United Arab Emirates [UAE] to progress a year-old agreement to provide Israel with clean energy and Jordan with water. The three nations signed the agreement yesterday at the COP27 climate conference in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. A previous MOUContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 November 2022 | Now that the election results are official and Benjamin Netanyahu is starting to prepare to make a return to the premiership, it is time to take a look at the challenges that lie ahead of him—of which there are quite a few. US President Joe Biden reached out to NetanyahuContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 November 2022 | An Israeli man wounded in a terror attack on Oct. 25 died on Tuesday, according to Israeli media reports. The man, Shalom Sofer, 55, lived in Kedumim in Samaria. He was stabbed as he exited a store in the adjacent Palestinian town of Al-Funduq. Sofer had been released to hisContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 November 2022 | Johnny Yusuf, two weeks old, is a member of triplets born to a Syrian refugee family in Cyprus. He was born weighing only 1.5 kilograms (3.3 lbs.) and diagnosed with a life-threatening congestive heart defect, necessitating an emergency operation unavailable in Cyprus. Yusuf required specialized care to survive and wasContinue Reading »
Wednesday, 9 November 2022 | The alphabet was invented around 1800 BC and was used by the Canaanites and later by most other languages in the world. Until recently, no meaningful Canaanite inscriptions had been discovered in the Land of Israel, save only two or three words here and there. Now an amazing discovery presentsContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 November 2022 | Shila Naamat was just one year and eight months old when a rocket from the Gaza Strip hit his home in the southern city of Sderot in March 2002. Shrapnel from the rocket moderately wounded Naamat, who was playing on the balcony of the home when the projectile landed, andContinue Reading »
Tuesday, 8 November 2022 | Energean plc announced on Monday the discovery of a commercially viable deposit of natural gas, containing an estimated 13 billion cubic meters (bcm), at its Zeus-01 drilling site located off Israel’s coast, the company said in a statement. A post-well analysis of the find is currently being conducted. The statementContinue Reading »
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