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Biden affirms US support of Israel with pledge of F-35 delivery by 2016

The US will deliver to Israel fifth generation stealth aircrafts in 2016, US Vice President Joe Biden said in Washington on Thursday as he pledged his country’s firm commitment to defend the Jewish state from its regional enemies.   “Next year we will deliver to Israel the F-35 joint strike fighter, our finest, making Israel […]

US may withdraw support for Israel at Security Council

The US is reconsidering its staunch support of Israel at the United Nations and has not automatically accepted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s statement to the American media affirming his support of two states for two peoples after pre-election comments that appeared to reject it.   “I never retracted my speech in Bar-Ilan University six years […]

How Christian supporters of Israel should view Israel’s coming elections

One of the most encouraging of recent news stories about Israel has been the well-received address by Prime Minister Netanyahu at the invitation of the United States Congress. The controversial negotiations by the Obama Administration with Iran over that nation’s nuclear energy and weapons program has aroused suspicions of many and alarm in most Middle […]

Benjamin Netanyahu: Congress speech is not illegitimate because American public supports Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s upcoming speech to Congress about the Iranian nuclear threat is crucial because Congress is one of the only bodies that can actually stop Iran from developing nuclear weapons, he said during an interview to a haredi radio station on Friday morning.   “I am writing the speech and it is important, […]

Israel: No reason to believe US will reverse policy on supporting imposed Palestinian state

The comments came ahead of Netanyahu’s meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday afternoon, when the issue of separate Palestinian and French resolutions on the Middle East to the UN Security Council will be discussed. Read More: Israel: No reason to believe US will reverse policy on supporting imposed Palestinian state – […]

Israel caught off guard by US support of Palestinian

Sources in Jerusalem were surprised by Washington’s quick and firm Monday night announcement recognizing the new Palestinian unity government.   Within hours of the security cabinet’s decision to reject contact with the Fatah-Hamas administration and to hold Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas responsible for terror emanating from the Gaza Strip, the US shocked its close ally […]

68% of Israeli Jews Support End to Peace Talks

A large majority of the Jewish public in Israel (68%) support the government’s decision to halt peace talks with the Palestinian Authority (PA) following its unity pact with Hamas, a poll revealed Wednesday.   The Guttman Center and Evens Program for Conflict Resolution at Tel Aviv University (TAU) conducted the poll, a monthly “Peace Index” […]

Palestinian mayor forced to quit for joining anti-Trump plan meet with Israelis

A Palestinian mayor was forced to resign Saturday after facing public criticism for participating in a conference with Israeli officials in Tel Aviv. Hamdallah Hamdallah, mayor of the West Bank town of Anabta, was one of some 20 Palestinian Authority officials to attend Friday’s gathering to express support for the two-state solution and opposition to […]

Netanyahu: We want to annex settlements with US support, not without

Israel’s best interest is served in annexing West Bank settlements with United States support and not without, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday as he made a campaign stop in the Jordan Valley. “We have brought about an unequivocal statement from [US] President [Donald] Trump that he will recognize the application of our sovereignty […]

Palestine cancels 1995 Oslo Accords signed with Israel

Palestine on Thursday canceled the 1995 Oslo Accords signed with Israel. “Israel has been informed that the Palestinian administration will not adhere to the agreements between them,” the Palestinian Authority’s Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh said in a televised interview with Al-Jazeera. Sheikh also expressed hope that Arab and Islamic countries will be a […]