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‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

‘Nicky’s kids’ salute the hero who saved them

Winton, who died in Maidenhead, England, this week at the age of 106, had not intended to mount the urgent rescue mission.   It is… Read More ›

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

Analysis: Will there be another Gaza war?

While the cease-fire between the second and third wars lasted just 19 months, on average it can be calculated that every 22 months Israel has… Read More ›

Free Syrian Army to ‘Post’: Our struggle is increasingly against Iran

Free Syrian Army to ‘Post’: Our struggle is increasingly against Iran

Spokesman for Revolutionary Command Council in Quneitra and Golan details struggle of rebels near Israeli border.   “The current military situation in the Quneitra area… Read More ›

Hamas chief says armed wing ‘stronger’ now than during Gaza war

Hamas chief says armed wing ‘stronger’ now than during Gaza war

Echoing comments by Shin Bet chief, Ismail Haniyeh notes Gaza-based terror group has beefed up its military capabilities   Nearly a year after Israel and… Read More ›

Israel – Jerusalem Municipality Seeks To Draw Crowds To Capital In Whimsical, Cheery Fashion

Israel – Jerusalem Municipality Seeks To Draw Crowds To Capital In Whimsical, Cheery Fashion

  Israel – The Jerusalem Municipality has lined the streets of Jerusalem with over 1,000 umbrellas, floating magically in the sunny skies above pedestrians flocking… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – U.S. Real Estate Firms Turn To Israel Bond Market For Funds

Tel Aviv – U.S. Real Estate Firms Turn To Israel Bond Market For Funds

  Tel Aviv – Foreign real estate developers are expected to issue over $1 billion in bonds in Israel in 2015, as small-to-medium sized firms… Read More ›

Hamas has close ties to IS affiliates in Sinai, say Israel, Egypt

Hamas has close ties to IS affiliates in Sinai, say Israel, Egypt

Following massive attacks against Egyptian army in Sinai, Cairo said to be livid with Hamas over its aid to wounded jihadists   Hamas maintains close… Read More ›

Bennett to Netanyahu: Cancel Ramadan exemptions for Palestinians

Bennett to Netanyahu: Cancel Ramadan exemptions for Palestinians

Bayit Yehudi drafts letter to prime minister demanding continued construction in West Bank in wake of terror attacks; ‘Bayit Yehudi will not ignore the murder… Read More ›

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

Iran deadlines swept aside as negotiators settle on moment of truth

“We have our own sense of deadline,” US Secretary of State John Kerry said outside the Palais Coburg on Wednesday afternoon.   VIENNA – Negotiators… Read More ›

950 Hezbollah operatives, 300 Hamas members in Germany – intelligence report

950 Hezbollah operatives, 300 Hamas members in Germany – intelligence report

Radical Islamists ‘greatest danger for the country,’ German agency says.   The number of Islamists in Germany increased to 43,890 in 2014 from 43,190 in… Read More ›

Hamas unveils ‘new tunnel’ it says reaches into Israel

Hamas unveils ‘new tunnel’ it says reaches into Israel

Terror group says fortified, 3.5 km tunnel built in preparation for next round of violence   Hamas has built a new fortified tunnel that reaches… Read More ›

Hamas blasts UN Gaza war report… for pro-Israel bias

Hamas blasts UN Gaza war report… for pro-Israel bias

Terror group demands rewrite; says commission should have used testimonies from Israeli group Breaking the Silence to ‘prove IDF war crimes’   It’s not only… Read More ›

Shin Bet chief: Hamas gearing up for next round with Israel

Shin Bet chief: Hamas gearing up for next round with Israel

Terror group has little interest in war but could wage significant campaign, Yoram Cohen tells Knesset committee   Since last summer’s Operation Protective Edge, Hamas… Read More ›

Necktie cameras and invisibility cloaks star at Israeli spy expo

Necktie cameras and invisibility cloaks star at Israeli spy expo

Tel Aviv conference organizer says gadgets on display are just the ‘tip of the iceberg’   TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks… Read More ›

Obama: I will walk away from Iran talks if its a bad deal

Obama: I will walk away from Iran talks if its a bad deal

As deadline for negotiations extended in a week, both American and Iranian leaders mark their ground, with Rouhani saying Tehran would resume nuclear work if… Read More ›

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

Shin Bet chief says Hamas losing its ability to govern in Gaza, facing funding challenges, a stagnant effort to rebuild after war, and increasing resistance… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession

Netanyahu’s clandestine trip to hospital fuels talk of succession

The Zionist Union submitted a bill that would require the premier to appoint a vice prime minister so it would be clear who would replace… Read More ›

Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East

Italian FM: Peace deal could send signal of stability to Middle East

The foreign minister, on his first visit to Israel, said that European efforts should be “concentrated on the possible contribution to restart the process.”  … Read More ›

Analysis: When transparency is only a smokescreen

Analysis: When transparency is only a smokescreen

The government may have given in to one of the opposition and opposition-within-the-coalition’s demands, to release the gas plan to the public, but that’s unlikely… Read More ›

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

A direct line from ‘Arab Spring’ to Islamic State

Expert: Only regional powers could restore order within a short period.   In the future, when some historians analyze this period of Middle Eastern turmoil,… Read More ›