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Nir Barkat – The Likud’s New Acquisition and His Message to U.S. Jews

Nir Barkat – The Likud’s New Acquisition and His Message to U.S. Jews

  Ahead of the April 9 election, there were many parties that brought in new talent and gave these candidates reserved slots on their lists.… Read More ›

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

Already facing economic pressure at home, King Abdullah II greatly fears the so-called ‘deal of the century’ will push Israeli narrative that Jordan – where… Read More ›

Alexandria, VA – Palestinian Who Was To Be Deported From US To Israel Released From Detention

Alexandria, VA – Palestinian Who Was To Be Deported From US To Israel Released From Detention

  Alexandria, VA – A northern Virginia man whose deportation to Israel was reversed last week is home again. Immigration attorney Patrick Taurel says Abdelhaleem… Read More ›

Government must act fast on growing budget chasm

Government must act fast on growing budget chasm

Analysis: According to Treasury report, Israel’s 2019 budget deficit is heading to NIS 10 billion over the Knesset-approved target, and without steps correct it, the… Read More ›

Israeli planes reportedly hit Gaza after Sderot rocket attack

Israeli planes reportedly hit Gaza after Sderot rocket attack

Palestinians report several missile strikes in Strip, including east of Gaza City, after missile hits religious school in southern Israel   Israel planes reportedly struck… Read More ›

Supreme Court chief accuses new justice minister of leading Israel to ‘anarchy’

Supreme Court chief accuses new justice minister of leading Israel to ‘anarchy’

In unprecedented attack, Esther Hayut castigates ‘irresponsible’ Amir Ohana for suggesting not all court rulings should be honored   Supreme Court Chief Justice Esther Hayut… Read More ›

Palestinians Urge Egypt, Jordan to Reconsider Going to U.S.-Led Conference

Palestinians Urge Egypt, Jordan to Reconsider Going to U.S.-Led Conference

Egypt, Jordan will attend the conference on the Palestinian economy, Palestinians afraid the US will kill its dream of statehood.   Palestinian officials on Wednesday… Read More ›

IDF to cut number of civilian guards in Israeli settlements in West Bank

IDF to cut number of civilian guards in Israeli settlements in West Bank

In a letter sent to heads of several communities, including those subjected to terror attacks in the past, the military says although the decision is… Read More ›

After alleged Syria strike, PM says Israel acting against ‘enemy in vicinity’

After alleged Syria strike, PM says Israel acting against ‘enemy in vicinity’

In apparent acknowledgment of missile attack on sites in southern Syria, Netanyahu says IDF is constantly working to prevent foes from establishing bases along the… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Upgrades Its Air-raid Warning System

Jerusalem – Israel Upgrades Its Air-raid Warning System

  Jerusalem – The Israeli military says it has overhauled its air-raid warning system in order to minimize disruptions to the general population. The army… Read More ›

Washington Not Asking Friedman to ‘Walk Back’ Comments About Annexation

Washington Not Asking Friedman to ‘Walk Back’ Comments About Annexation

“Under certain circumstances, I think Israel has the right to retain some, but unlikely all, of the West Bank,” Friedman said in the interview.  … Read More ›

Israelis should not celebrate U.S. ambassador’s talk of West Bank annexation

Israelis should not celebrate U.S. ambassador’s talk of West Bank annexation

Opinion: Uniting all the territory to the east and west of the Jordan River is not contrary to Palestinian aspirations, it is what they want… Read More ›

Mossad tipped off UK on Hezbollah bomb plot in London in 2015 – report

Mossad tipped off UK on Hezbollah bomb plot in London in 2015 – report

Kan reports terror group later attempted to move its explosives stockpiling efforts to other countries, which were also notified by the spy agency   Israel’s… Read More ›

The arrogance of Israel’s Military Intelligence

The arrogance of Israel’s Military Intelligence

Opinion: Maj. Gen. Tamir Heyman would be better off repairing the disarray of his department and spending less time making clearly ill-advised if not inflammatory… Read More ›

38 years later, pilots recall how Iran inadvertently enabled Osiraq reactor raid

38 years later, pilots recall how Iran inadvertently enabled Osiraq reactor raid

Surviving participants in Israeli air strike that destroyed Saddam’s nuclear site gather to retrace mission that ‘remade the Middle East’   Thirty-eight years after Operation Opera —… Read More ›

Trump Administration Official: Our Policy Has Not Changed

Trump Administration Official: Our Policy Has Not Changed

US ambassador to Israel David Friedman said in a Friday interview to the New York Times he thinks “Israel has the right to retain” some… Read More ›

High food prices leave Israel’s elderly without traditional Shavuot fare

High food prices leave Israel’s elderly without traditional Shavuot fare

78-year-old Sol is this year forfeiting her usual cheese biscuits, while 74-year-old David worries that he and his wife are not getting enough vitamins and… Read More ›

Is the ‘Carmel’ the Future of Israeli Rifles?

Is the ‘Carmel’ the Future of Israeli Rifles?

The Carmel may be the next revolution. A stable, reliable weapon, it could be a replacement for units using M-16s or other similar rifles abroad,… Read More ›

What Israel can learn from its June wars

What Israel can learn from its June wars

Opinion: The country was defensive in the 1967 Six-Day War and offensive in the 1982 First Lebanon War; both were very different and should be… Read More ›

Washington – Sanders, Warren Introduce Resolution Decrying Israeli Annexation Plans

Washington – Sanders, Warren Introduce Resolution Decrying Israeli Annexation Plans

  Washington – Five Democratic senators, including the party’s deputy leader in the chamber and two leading presidential candidates, introduced a resolution decrying any Israeli… Read More ›