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Report: ISIS, Israel Temporary ‘Allies’ Against Iran

Report: ISIS, Israel Temporary ‘Allies’ Against Iran

The new Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center report in no way suggests any formal alliance between ISIS and Israel.   A new report… Read More ›

The Israeli embrace of ‘Zionist anti-Semites’

The Israeli embrace of ‘Zionist anti-Semites’

Op-ed: The Jewish right in America and in Israel is no longer afraid of the ‘old anti-Semitism,’ yet progressive Jews are being defined as accomplices… Read More ›

ANALYSIS: It won’t change probe, but police bill could protect Netanyahu from public

ANALYSIS: It won’t change probe, but police bill could protect Netanyahu from public

Proposed legislation fast-tracked by Likud is seen by critics as a devilishly ‘brilliant exercise’ to silence the attorney general. We’ll soon see if they’re right… Read More ›

Hamas Official: Weapons Used to Fight Israel will be Sent to West Bank

Hamas Official: Weapons Used to Fight Israel will be Sent to West Bank

Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other armed Palestinian groups are thought to possess very few weapons in the West Bank.   Weapons used by Palestinian groups… Read More ›

It’s time to demand recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights

It’s time to demand recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights

Op-ed: In response to Trump’s Mideast peace initiative, Israel has good reason to demand a stabilization of its northern border as part of a preliminary… Read More ›

Opposition slams police recommendation bill as tailor-made to shield Netanyahu

Opposition slams police recommendation bill as tailor-made to shield Netanyahu

Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid says proposal designed to protect PM from prosecution; Labor’s Avi Gabbay lambastes coalition as ‘gang members’   Opposition leaders on Monday… Read More ›

Likud Activistis Take Action to Save Hotovely’s Job

Likud Activistis Take Action to Save Hotovely’s Job

A group of central committee members who call themselves the Nationalist Campaign in Likud began a campaign to save Hotovely’s job.   After coming under… Read More ›

Likud to push Shabbat bill proposals to appease Haredim

Likud to push Shabbat bill proposals to appease Haredim

Interior Minister Deri seeks authority to cancel municipal bylaws, particularly in Tel Aviv, allowing the opening of businesses on Shabbat, while UTJ’s Gafni wants to… Read More ›

UN chief warns of risk of a new Israeli-Hezbollah conflict

UN chief warns of risk of a new Israeli-Hezbollah conflict

Antonio Guterres says in report that allegations of arms transfers to Lebanese terror group continue ‘on regular basis’   UNITED NATIONS — Secretary-General Antonio Guterres… Read More ›

IDF Weighs New Tool to Legalize Settler Ouposts

IDF Weighs New Tool to Legalize Settler Ouposts

“As winter arrives, the imminent demolition will leave 100 people, half of them children, without shelter,” Mishriqi-Assad said.   The Civil Administration in Judea and… Read More ›

Past, present AGs decry anti-law enforcement bills

Past, present AGs decry anti-law enforcement bills

AG Mandelblit, former AGs Zamir, Weinstein and former chief justice Barak criticize recent spate of legislation against gatekeepers; bills are ‘slippery slope, should worry everyone,’… Read More ›

Analysis: Israel’s Concerns Absent Regarding Syria’s Fate

Analysis: Israel’s Concerns Absent Regarding Syria’s Fate

In a more perfect universe, at least from Israel’s vantage point, the Americans would be a fourth party around that negotiation table, and, as such,… Read More ›

The political campaign to break Breaking the Silence

The political campaign to break Breaking the Silence

Op-ed: Assuming its investigation was completely unbiased, why did the State Attorney’s Office announce that Dean Issacharoff had lied about beating a Palestinian during his… Read More ›

How the ICC Going After US for War Crimes Impacts Israel

How the ICC Going After US for War Crimes Impacts Israel

The International Criminal Court prosecutor is pulling no punches, how will Israel be effected?   ANALYSIS – From the Israeli perspective, there is both some… Read More ›

Netanyahu speaks to Putin on dangers of Iran in Syria

Netanyahu speaks to Putin on dangers of Iran in Syria

PM Netanyahu and Russian Pres. Putin speak on Tuesday for half an hour, as Netanyahu warns against Iran’s attempts to establish itself in Syria; their… Read More ›

Washington rebuffs Palestinians’ claim they’ve frozen communications

Washington rebuffs Palestinians’ claim they’ve frozen communications

‘In our view, communications are not frozen,’ State Department spokeswoman says, hours after Abbas orders closing down line with US   WASHINGTON — The Trump… Read More ›

Liberman Seeks Billions for Defense Against Iran

Liberman Seeks Billions for Defense Against Iran

“Our primary goal is to prevent the next war.”   Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman is seeking an extra NIS 4.8 billion over the next three… Read More ›

Op-ed: Breaking the Silence, which started off by exposing wrongs in a bid to fix them, has turned into an organization ceaselessly spreading lies against… Read More ›

UN envoy warns new war likely if Palestinian reconciliation fails

UN envoy warns new war likely if Palestinian reconciliation fails

Nickolay Mladenov says failure of Fatah-Hamas deal could lead to breakdown of law and order in Gaza, ending in ‘devastation and suffering for all’  … Read More ›

Police Offered to Let Netanyahu Confidant Becomes State’s Witness

Police Offered to Let Netanyahu Confidant Becomes State’s Witness

Case 3000 is a police corruption investigation into Israel’s purchase of German-made naval vessels.   The Israel Police offered Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s confidant, cousin… Read More ›