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Posts Tagged: Netanyahu Kurds

October 24, 2017 4:54 pm

Iran Rejoices Over Defeat of ‘Second Israel,’ as Netanyahu Urges Support for Kurds

The chief of staff to the Iranian regime's "supreme leader" said on Tuesday that a US-Israeli "plot" to create a "second Israel" in Iraqi Kurdistan...

October 20, 2017 3:47 pm

Fall of Kirkuk to Iranian-Backed Forces Is Wake-Up Call to Israel, Kurdish General Says

A Kurdish general who previously led Peshmerga fighters in northern Iraq against ISIS terrorists bemoaned on Friday the fall of Kirkuk to an Iranian-backed coalition...

October 20, 2017 9:56 am

Israeli PM Netanyahu Reportedly Lobbying World Leaders to Support Iraqi Kurds - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been reportedly lobbying world leaders to support the Iraqi Kurds, who are losing territory to Iraq’s government. Israeli officials...

September 26, 2017 3:10 pm

Turkish, Iranian and Iraqi Leaders Decry Kurdish Independence Vote as Creation of ‘Second Israel,’ Warn ‘Waving Israeli Flags Won’t Save You’

The anti-Kurdish alliance of Turkey, Iran and Iraq has stepped up its accusation that Monday's referendum on independence -- in which more than 90 percent...

September 24, 2017 5:54 pm

‘The Jewish People Know What It Is to Struggle for an Independent Homeland:’ Israelis of All Stripes Embrace Kurdish Vote on Independence

As five million Kurds in northern Iraq prepare for Monday's historic referendum on independence, Israelis from across the political spectrum continue to embrace the prospect...

August 14, 2017 4:51 pm

Kurdish Media Highlights Israeli Support for Independence Drive as Iran Fumes

Kurdish media outlets reported favorably on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's support for Kurdish independence on Monday, highlighting the fact that his position is shared...


Jewish Professional Dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy Wears Tefillin in New Instagram Video

Professional ballroom dancer Maksim Chmerkovskiy shared a video on Tuesday of him putting on...

German Festival Cancels Scottish Band’s Concert Due to Its BDS Support

A German arts and music festival announced on Wednesday it was cancelling a concert...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


Trump Backs Down, Signs Order to End Family Separations at US Border

US President Donald Trump backed down on Wednesday on an immigration policy that sparked outrage at home and abroad, signing an executive order to end the separation of children from their parents...


Israel’s Netanyahu Warns of Cyber Risks That Can Down Fighter Jets

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on governments worldwide on Wednesday to join forces to defend against cyber threats that he said could even bring down military and civilian aircraft. Cyber...

Middle East

Lebanon Minister Moves to Calm Dispute Over Iranian Passport Stamps

Lebanon's interior minister tried on Wednesday to calm a dispute over a change in rules for entering the country, which some politicians feared reflects deepening influence of Iran and its...