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After Jerusalem recognition, Trump signs waiver delaying embassy move

After Jerusalem recognition, Trump signs waiver delaying embassy move

US president renews 6 month deferment of diplomatic mission’s relocation, but has instructed State Department to begin preparations   Hours after recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Wednesday,… Read More ›

House Passes Bill Targeting PA Over Terrorism Funding

House Passes Bill Targeting PA Over Terrorism Funding

The bill would freeze financial assistance provided by the US absent reform, while retaining aid allotted for security cooperation and some humanitarian relief.   SEOUL… Read More ›

To return to power, Left must avoid repeating past mistakes

To return to power, Left must avoid repeating past mistakes

Op-ed: The real national camp—which is pursuing a Jewish, democratic and an incorrupt state—has an actual chance of creating a political upheaval. But if Likud… Read More ›

TV: Netanyahu and aides were ‘active partners’ with Trump team on Jerusalem move

TV: Netanyahu and aides were ‘active partners’ with Trump team on Jerusalem move

PM and his advisers have been ‘encouraging, supporting, reassuring’ the US administration, while the Palestinians knew nothing, Hadashot news says   Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin… Read More ›

Shot, Wrapped in a Blanket and Chucked Into a Pickup

Shot, Wrapped in a Blanket and Chucked Into a Pickup

The end of Yemen’s Ali Abdullah Saleh was quick and brutal, in contrast to his long regime that left Yemen a failed state   He… Read More ›

State attorney orders police examination of allegations against Danon

State attorney orders police examination of allegations against Danon

Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon is suspected of using public funds and donations to pay millions of shekels in ‘salaries’ to dozens of… Read More ›

Rocket launched at Israel from Sinai

Rocket launched at Israel from Sinai

Army investigating if missile landed in Israeli territory, no reports of injuries or damage; alarms sound for second time   A rocket was launched at… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Expert: Palestinians Bluffing On Threat Of Violence Over Jerusalem Declaration

Tel Aviv – Expert: Palestinians Bluffing On Threat Of Violence Over Jerusalem Declaration

  Tel Aviv – Palestinian threats that moving the US embassy to Jerusalem would spark a violent uprising are likely to be a bluff, a… Read More ›

Trump ‘Still Looking at a Lot of Facts’ on Embassy Move, Kushner Says

Trump ‘Still Looking at a Lot of Facts’ on Embassy Move, Kushner Says

“We’ve been very focused on ‘the deal,’” Kushner said. “You see a lot of reasons why this could go south very quickly.”   US President… Read More ›

Arab States Will Likely Cave If US Declares Jerusalem Israel’s Capital

Arab States Will Likely Cave If US Declares Jerusalem Israel’s Capital

Unless domestic reaction becomes unexpectedly explosive, Riyadh, Cairo and Amman can be expected to confine their responses to verbal missives that will soon subside.  … Read More ›

PM Confidants Split on Whether or Not He Wrote Off Liberal US Jews

PM Confidants Split on Whether or Not He Wrote Off Liberal US Jews

“To the best of my knowledge, those are not his views,” said Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office Michael Oren, a former ambassador to… Read More ›

Israelis know nothing about American Jews

Israelis know nothing about American Jews

Op-ed: They donate millions to the State of Israel, thousands of them serve in the IDF, they hold key positions in US public service and… Read More ›

Billionaire’s Testimony Strengthens Suspicion of Netanyahu, Reports Say

Billionaire’s Testimony Strengthens Suspicion of Netanyahu, Reports Say

Netanyahu is expected to be questioned for the seventh time in the next 10 days.   Australian billionaire James Packer’s testimony in Case 1000 strengthens… Read More ›

Officials: Trump mulls calling Jerusalem Israel’s capital

Officials: Trump mulls calling Jerusalem Israel’s capital

During White House meeting with top national security advisers, Trump was convinced moving embassy to Jerusalem at this time could pose a grave danger to… Read More ›

Renewed clashes between settlers, Palestinians following fatal shooting

Renewed clashes between settlers, Palestinians following fatal shooting

Security forces intervene in skirmish at West Bank village of Qusra; rights group says 2 villagers injured by Jewish rock throwers   Jewish settlers tried… Read More ›

Buenos Aires – Argentina Passes Law To Hold Annual Memorial Day For ’92 Israeli Embassy Bombing

Buenos Aires – Argentina Passes Law To Hold Annual Memorial Day For ’92 Israeli Embassy Bombing

  Buenos Aires – The Argentina Senate passed a law for an annual memorial day remembering the 1992 terror attack on the Israeli Embassy in… Read More ›

The new peace partners and the next war

The new peace partners and the next war

Analysis: A new kind of peace is taking shape before our eyes between Israel, Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia. No longer cold, indifferent and hostile,… Read More ›

Ukraine Thanks Israel for Support on Crimea at UN

Ukraine Thanks Israel for Support on Crimea at UN

On an official visit, Ukraine Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin said his country’s relationship will only continue to improve.   Over a busy two-day visit to… Read More ›

‘Recommendations bill’ a possible obstruction of legal proceedings

‘Recommendations bill’ a possible obstruction of legal proceedings

Op-ed: We are witnessing a criminal act and a complete loss of shame. Had Ehud Olmert initiated such a law, the road to the Knesset… Read More ›

Kerry: Israel, Egypt, Saudis pushed US to bomb Iran before nuke deal

Kerry: Israel, Egypt, Saudis pushed US to bomb Iran before nuke deal

Former secretary of state says Netanyahu was ‘agitating toward action’ when he met with him sometime before 2011   WASHINGTON — Former Secretary of State… Read More ›