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Biden reassures pro-Israel group of unwavering support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden reassured a leading pro-Israel group the Obama administration stands firmly by its Mideast ally and said the Iran nuclear agreement will make the region more safe.   He told a meeting of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Sunday night that: “Iran is much, much further away from […]

America’s strong support for Israel remains steady, poll finds

The American public remains strongly pro-Israel, with even those aged 18-29 saying they are more sympathetic to Israel than the Palestinians by a more than 2:1 margin, according to a Gallup poll released Monday.   According to the annual survey of American’s sympathies in the Middle East conflict, 62 percent of the public say their […]

Rivlin: ISIS already present in Israel with support growing

The Islamic State is already present within the country’s Arab communities and support for the group is growing, President Rueven Rivlin said during a national security conference earlier this week.   “The Islamic State is already here, that is no longer a secret. I am not speaking about territories bordering the State of Israel, but […]

Tibi tells Jordan’s parliament: Israel doesn’t support a Palestinian state

Joint List MK Ahmad Tibi told The Jerusalem Post on Monday that on his recent visit to Jordan he told the parliamentary committee on “Palestine” that Israel does not support the establishment of a Palestinian state.   Tibi returned from his three-day visit to Jordan on Sunday and was the first Arab MK officially invited […]

Obama: Everyone but Israel supports Iran deal

President Barack Obama said Wednesday that every country that has commented on the Iran nuclear deal has supported it — except for Israel. Obama singled out Israel’s government in a speech about the deal at American University. He described opponents of the deal as outliers and noted that the deal has support from non-proliferation experts […]

Turkey and Jordan said preparing buffer zones inside Syria. Israeli air support mooted.

The Turkish and Jordanian armies were reported on June 30 to be getting ready to cross into Syria for the first time since war engulfed that country in 2011, and set up security buffer zones. Both are impelled to fight ISIS, oppose the Assad regime and anxious to stem the flow of refugees, but there […]

Israel supporters to rally in Geneva against UNHRC Gaza report

Pro-Israel activists and human rights groups plan to rally in Geneva on Monday against the presentation of a UN Human Rights Council report that day, which charges that both Israel and armed Palestinian groups may have committed war crimes in Gaza last summer.   The report was published earlier this week, but this coming Monday […]

Israeli Support for ‘Two-State Solution’ Drops

Only 51% of Israelis – down from 61% last year – support the “two-state solution” by which the Biblical heartland of Judea and Samaria would be turned into an Arab state, according to a new poll conducted in early June.   The poll was conducted jointly by the Harry S. Truman Research Institute for the […]

U.S. and Israel Support the Islamic State and al Qaida; Crowd: ‘Death to America!’ ‘Death to England!’ ‘Death to Israel’

With less than a month to go before the June 30 deadline for talks between Iran and the P5+1 nations (the United States, Great Britain, France, Germany, China and Russia) on an agreement to restrict Iran’s ability to develop a nuclear weapon, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei, gave a televised speech in which […]

ISIS arrives in Gaza: Supporters of the “Islamic State of Jerusalem” sighted on Israeli border

Followers of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant were spotted for the first time in the Gaza Strip this week, DEBKAfile’s military sources report. Their arrival on Israel’s border was confirmed as a division-strength IDF force launched its large-scale “Turning Point 2015” exercise for repelling Islamist cross-border incursions. Read More: ISIS arrives in […]