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Abbas Vows to Continue Paying Prisoners and Their Families

Abbas Vows to Continue Paying Prisoners and Their Families

Abbas said the Palestinians were capable of facing “all liquidationist schemes and conspiracies that are being concocted against their national cause.”   Palestinian Authority President… Read More ›

Abbas: Trump’s peace plan will fail, Balfour Declaration is a ‘conspiracy’

Abbas: Trump’s peace plan will fail, Balfour Declaration is a ‘conspiracy’

PA chief vows to reject US leader’s ‘deal of the century,’ but says ‘occupation will end’; Israeli TV report: US envoy says peace plan to… Read More ›

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

US Jews Feel More Positively Towards Israel Despite Religious Pluralism Rift

A survey found that 81 percent of American Jews feel same or more positively towards Israel over last 5-10 years, and that 65 percent are… Read More ›

What will happen in our region?

What will happen in our region?

Opinion: Israelis were ecstatic over the renewal of sanctions on Iran, meanwhile, some measures taken by Washington seem to mitigate the negative effects. Ultimately, what… Read More ›

Gaza – Wintry Weather, Diplomacy Cool Down Israel Gaza Border Protests

Gaza – Wintry Weather, Diplomacy Cool Down Israel Gaza Border Protests

  Gaza – A seasonal shift in the weather and intensified international diplomacy are prompting Palestinians mounting protests along Gaza’s border with Israel to rethink… Read More ›

Mirror, Mirror: Regev Thanks Artist for Loyalty Bill Protest Statue

Mirror, Mirror: Regev Thanks Artist for Loyalty Bill Protest Statue

The event apparently came in protest against “loyalty bill” that passed this week in the Knesset’s first reading, initiated by Regev.   A statue of… Read More ›

Report: Abbas agrees to Gaza ceasefire understandings

Report: Abbas agrees to Gaza ceasefire understandings

Palestinian sources tell London-based Al Hayat that the PA president agreed to accept the arrangement between Israel and Hamas, which was mediated by Egypt, after… Read More ›

PM, Knesset chair rebuke lawmakers who tarnish public discourse

PM, Knesset chair rebuke lawmakers who tarnish public discourse

Speaker Yuli Edelstein implores voters to register to vote in party primaries and keep provocative politicians out of parliament   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and… Read More ›

Inglorious parliamentarians

Inglorious parliamentarians

Op-ed: How is it possible that in 2018 we have MKs like Oren Hazan, who calls a disabled fellow lawmaker ‘half a person,’ and Elazar… Read More ›

Moscow – Edward Snowden: Israeli Software Tracked Saudi Journalist Khashoggi

Moscow – Edward Snowden: Israeli Software Tracked Saudi Journalist Khashoggi

  Moscow – Technology made by an Israeli company was used to target groups of journalists in Mexico and other problematic areas, including slain journalist… Read More ›

US Backs Plan for Rail Linking Israel with Middle East

US Backs Plan for Rail Linking Israel with Middle East

US Special Envoy Jason Greenblatt tweeted his support for the rail line as Israeli Minister of Transportation and Intelligence Israel Katz made a historic visit… Read More ›

Democratic midterms win: Good for Iran, bad for Israel?

Democratic midterms win: Good for Iran, bad for Israel?

Op-ed: If the Democrats regain control of at least one house of Congress, they would make it harder for Trump to govern and could block… Read More ›

Villain in a bottle: Rabin assassination conspiracy theories

Villain in a bottle: Rabin assassination conspiracy theories

Op-ed: A few days after Rabin’s murder, conspiracy theories started springing up around us like mushrooms after the rain; some even claimed that Shimon Peres… Read More ›

Transport chief to visit Oman to push rail link plan between Israel and Gulf

Transport chief to visit Oman to push rail link plan between Israel and Gulf

Israel Katz to attend international transportation conference in Muscat as Jerusalem’s ties to the region flourish; fourth Israeli minister in region in a week  … Read More ›

Both Jerusalem Mayoral Candidates Hoping for Netanyahu Endorsement

Both Jerusalem Mayoral Candidates Hoping for Netanyahu Endorsement

Likud officials said they expected Netanyahu to back Lion, who was his director-general in the Prime Minister’s Office during Netanyahu’s first term.   Prime Minister… Read More ›

Al Akhbar publishes draft of Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Al Akhbar publishes draft of Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal

Among the initial provisions published by the Hamas-affiliated Lebanese newspaper, the terror organization commits to restrain violence demonstrated during weekly ‘March of Return’ riots, punishing… Read More ›

Iranians reel from renewed US sanctions feted by Israel

Iranians reel from renewed US sanctions feted by Israel

Many fear, while some hope, that Tehran’s spiraling economy could tank as Trump reimposes ‘crippling’ oil, shipping and financial embargoes   TEHRAN, Iran — Seventy-year-old… Read More ›

Maj. Gen. Moshe (Chico) Edri Selected as next Police Commissioner

Maj. Gen. Moshe (Chico) Edri Selected as next Police Commissioner

Interior Minister Gilad Erdan recommended the appointment of retired Maj. Gen. Moshe (Chico) Edri as the next police commissioner on Friday afternoon.   Interior Security… Read More ›

It will cost us

It will cost us

Op-ed: There is a difference between amicable ties—which Israel should maintain with every country except those tainted by war crimes and crimes against humanity—and a… Read More ›

Like lamb to rupture

Like lamb to rupture

Op-ed: progressive US Jews would rather live in a world where Israel is an ideal rather than a country that fights terrorism, while Israeli ultra-Orthodox… Read More ›