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Tillerson: PA has ‘changed policy,’ will stop paying terrorists’ families

Tillerson: PA has ‘changed policy,’ will stop paying terrorists’ families

US secretary of state says Palestinian Authority intends to cease allowances to those jailed for attacking or killing Israelis   WASHINGTON — US Secretary of… Read More ›

The ‘Israeli Spy’ Affair Lebanon is Obsessed With

The ‘Israeli Spy’ Affair Lebanon is Obsessed With

Lebanese media has been intently covering the story of an Iraqi citizen who was allegedly deployed by Israel to spearhead an espionage ring in Lebanon.… Read More ›

Amid boycott of Qatar, Israel mulls expelling al-Jazeera

Amid boycott of Qatar, Israel mulls expelling al-Jazeera

After similar Saudi and Jordanian moves, Netanyahu said preparing to shutter network’s Israeli bureau, but legal hurdles abound   Israel is reportedly considering closing down… Read More ›

Franco-German TV Outlet Snubs German Jews’ Pleas to Air Film on Antisemitism

Franco-German TV Outlet Snubs German Jews’ Pleas to Air Film on Antisemitism

ARTE, a public television station, came under fire after it nixed the screening of the film it commissioned about antisemitism because it was deemed too… Read More ›

The occupation festival

The occupation festival

Op-ed: The 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War is an opportunity to remember that the war broke out because of annihilation plans, before there even… Read More ›

Michael Steinhardt thinks American Jews need to stop focusing on religion

Michael Steinhardt thinks American Jews need to stop focusing on religion

The billionaire philanthropist doesn’t believe the answers to a national Jewish identity crisis lie in the synagogue, but rather in Israel   MT. KISCO, New… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Report: Nikki Haley Embroiled In IDF, Unifil Dispute About Hezbollah Threat

Jerusalem – Report: Nikki Haley Embroiled In IDF, Unifil Dispute About Hezbollah Threat

  Jerusalem – US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley was exposed to an unusual dispute between the IDF and the UN regarding the security… Read More ›

‘The Worst in the Region’: Leaked Us Cables Reveals Qatar’s Role in Mideast

‘The Worst in the Region’: Leaked Us Cables Reveals Qatar’s Role in Mideast

  In 2007, then-Palestinian Authority prime minister Salam Fayyad told the US Treasury’s under secretary for terrorism and financial intelligence Stuart Levey that Qatar provides… Read More ›

Demonstration outside AG’s house calls for resolution in PM’s cases

Demonstration outside AG’s house calls for resolution in PM’s cases

A demonstration is taking place in Shlomo Goren Square in Petach Tikvah near the home of Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit, calling for him to exhaust… Read More ›

PM demanded settlers remain ‘in place’ after deal — report

PM demanded settlers remain ‘in place’ after deal — report

Israel said to have pushed for US-led framework agreement to include statement declaring Israelis be allowed to stay in Palestinian controlled West Bank   Prime… Read More ›

Netanyahu, Haley Discuss Unifil Mandate vs Hezbollah

Netanyahu, Haley Discuss Unifil Mandate vs Hezbollah

Netanyahu also talked with Haley about the likelihood that the humanitarian crisis in Gaza will come before the Security Council in the near future and… Read More ›

The nuclear batteries and the secret listening devices

The nuclear batteries and the secret listening devices

His name was Zalman Shapiro, a member of a family of Holocaust survivors living in America; only now, a year after his death, did his… Read More ›

Israeli Ambassador to US: Trump will Address Problems of Iran Deal in Time

Israeli Ambassador to US: Trump will Address Problems of Iran Deal in Time

Israel’s Ambassador to the US Ron Dermer spoke at the American Jewish Committee’s Global Forum in Washington.   WASHINGTON – Israeli Ambassador to the US… Read More ›

State Attorney on Netanyahu’s investigation: ‘I wish we could wrap things up faster’

State Attorney on Netanyahu’s investigation: ‘I wish we could wrap things up faster’

At Lawyers on the Bar’ event in the Mahane Yehuda market, State Attorney Shai Nitzan says Netanyahu’s cases are ‘not simple’ and estimates investigations to… Read More ›

Arab states cut ties to Qatar as rift over media hack deepens

Arab states cut ties to Qatar as rift over media hack deepens

Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and UAE accuse Doha of meddling in internal affairs, supporting Iran-backed terror and destabilizing region   Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE… Read More ›

The prolonged birth pangs of a Palestinian state

The prolonged birth pangs of a Palestinian state

Op-ed: Fifty years ago, Israel was assigned the role of birthing a Palestinian state, but the birth isn’t going to happen without a realistic Palestinian… Read More ›

Israeli Left Blames Netanyahu for Embassy Decision

Israeli Left Blames Netanyahu for Embassy Decision

“The prime minister and his rightwing policies cause there to be no embassies in the capital.”   Politicians on the Israeli Left and center-left said… Read More ›

So who is the real Avigdor Lieberman?

So who is the real Avigdor Lieberman?

Op-ed: Even after he replaced the militant and fiery statements with restraint and calm, one has to wonder if the defense minister has any surprises… Read More ›

Palestinians: Trump embassy decision shows his commitment to peace

Palestinians: Trump embassy decision shows his commitment to peace

Jordan also praises president for waiving embassy’s relocation to Jerusalem, says it shows he ‘values the advice of allies’   The Palestinian Authority on Thursday… Read More ›

Report: Abbas Admits Trump Was ‘Enraged’ During Bethlemhem

Report: Abbas Admits Trump Was ‘Enraged’ During Bethlemhem

Abbas reportedly blamed Israel for the “incitement” against him which he said brought about the tense meeting with the president.   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud… Read More ›