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February 19, 2018 9:38 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Hails ‘Historic’ $15 Billion Deal to Export Natural Gas to Egypt

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed on Monday the signing of a “historic” $15 billion deal to export Israeli natural gas to Egypt. The profits from the...

February 13, 2018 1:15 pm

New York Sen. Charles Schumer Predicts ‘Unanimous’ Support in US Congress For Taylor Force Act Targeting PA Terror Payments

US Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) has told an audience in New York that he expects new legislation targeting Palestinian Authority payments to terrorists...

February 8, 2018 3:29 pm

‘Ukraine Remains Blind Spot on Map of Holocaust Memorials’

A group of executives from the Babi Yar Holocaust Memorial Center (BYHMC) met with Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Thursday and briefed him about their...

February 8, 2018 2:01 pm

In Comment on Ongoing London Coroner Controversy, British PM May Calls for Respect of Religious Burial Customs

British Prime Minister Theresa May chimed in on Wednesday on the ongoing controversy surrounding a top London coroner who is locked in dispute with the...

February 7, 2018 1:39 pm

IDF Acknowledges Serious Hezbollah Missile Threat to Israeli Natural Gas Rigs

A senior IDF naval officer confirmed this week that Hezbollah -- Iran's proxy Shi'ite terror organization based in Lebanon -- now possesses missiles that could...

February 6, 2018 4:57 pm

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ ‘Heavy-Handed Rule’ Exposed by Reports of Secret Wiretapping Operation

Mahmoud Abbas found himself under domestic fire once more on Tuesday, as reports emerged of a secret wire-tapping operation, allegedly backed by the CIA, that targeted...

February 2, 2018 3:37 pm

Ex-Israeli Diplomat Warns of ‘Crisis Brewing’ in Strategic Red Sea Region

The world is overlooking a “brewing crisis” in the Red Sea, where a number of countries are “scrambling for influence, seeking bases throughout the area,...

February 1, 2018 2:16 pm

British Defense Chief Praises Israel as ‘Beacon of Light and Hope’ in Middle East

The United Kingdom “will always be Israel’s friend,” British Secretary of State for Defense Gavin Williamson pledged on Tuesday at a London gathering. Speaking at the...

February 1, 2018 1:23 pm

ADL: White Supremacist Incidents Increased by 258 Percent on US College Campuses Last Year

  White supremacists spread their propaganda on US college campuses with increased frequency last year, newly-released data gathered by a leading civil rights organization shows. The Anti-Defamation...

January 30, 2018 2:49 pm

Shin Bet Chief: Israel Is Leading Cyber Power, Has Thwarted Hacking Attacks From All Over World in Past Year

Israel has foiled numerous foreign-originated cyber attacks  in the past year, Nadav Argaman -- the head of the Shin Bet security agency -- said on...

January 29, 2018 5:07 pm

UN Ambassador Haley Stresses Syria Atrocities, Iran Provocations, as Security Council Delegation Visits Washington

The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, spoke out forcefully against the atrocities committed by President Bashar al-Assad in Syria on Monday, during a...

January 28, 2018 12:13 pm

Israeli PM Netanyahu: Even Though Obama Favored the Palestinians, We Never Said He Couldn’t Serve as Fair Peace Mediator

At a meeting with Likud members of his cabinet on Sunday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused the Palestinians of preventing a renewal of peace...

January 28, 2018 11:37 am

HBO Host Bill Maher Praises US President Trump’s Recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

On the “Real Time” show on HBO on Friday, host Bill Maher praised US President Donald Trump’s decision last month to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s...

January 26, 2018 12:21 pm

White House Recalls Nazi Genocide of Jews in Holocaust Day Statement, Vows to ‘Never Let It Happen Again’

Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day this weekend, the White House on Friday issued a statement marking the solemn annual commemoration. The White House said: We take...


A Wartime Tragedy Resurfaces in Berlinale Refugee Study

Decades after he won a Silver Bear prize for a pioneering film about the fate of Jews fleeing Nazi Germany,...


Holding Out an Olive Branch? US Lawmakers Speak Out After Being Detained on the Temple Mount - US Representatives Scott Tipton (R-Colo.) and David B. McKinley (R-W.Va.) no doubt...

First Aid Under Fire: Israeli Officer Details Medical Challenges at Gaza Border - In emergency care during combat, every minute can make the difference between life...

Jewish Groups Call for Gun Control After Florida Shooting - Major American Jewish organizations are calling for stricter gun-control laws in the wake of the February 14 mass school...


US Expected to Open Embassy in Jerusalem in May, Official Says

The United States is expected to move its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, an American official told Reuters on Friday. President Donald Trump announced in December...


Israeli Military: Teargas May Have Caused Palestinian’s Death in Cust...

The Israeli military said on Friday that initial findings of an investigation into the death of a man that Palestinians say...

Middle East

Saudi Journalist: Ditch Mosque Microphones and Reduce Number of Mosques - Saudi journalist Mohamed Al-Suhaimi said he was in favor of silencing microphones in mosques, saying that the “terrifying” sound of the adhan call to prayer “coming from all directions”...