Tag: Israel

With Hypersonic Missiles, Israel’s F-35s Are Upping The Ante In Syria

Israel will soon have a new precision-guided supersonic stand-off missile for its F-35s and other fighter jets. The new missile was announced on June 11, 2018 in a press release by two leading Israeli defense firms, Israeli Military Industries Systems (IMI Systems) and Israel Aerospace Industries, which jointly developed the missile. The so-called Rampage missile is a […]

ANTISEMITISM, IRAN THREAT HIGHLIGHT NEED FOR US-ISRAEL TIES

Republican Congresswoman Ann Wagner of Missouri spoke against BDS and promoted the necessity of joint Palestinian-Israeli business ventures over the Green Line. Growing global antisemitism and the dangers of Iran make it more important than ever that the US maintain close ties to Israel, leading Republican Representative Ann Wagner of Missouri said during a speech on […]

NETANYAHU TO PURSUE UNITY WITH BLUE AND WHITE

Likudniks say he’s even ready for rotation with Gantz Benjamin Netanyahu will push for Blue and White to join a national-unity government led by him, sources close to Netanyahu said Wednesday, following a meeting of the Likud faction at Jerusalem’s Orient Hotel. The sources who participated in the closed-door meeting said Netanyahu would publicly pursue […]

Netanyahu Vows to Annex Parts of West Bank

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has vowed to extend “Jewish sovereignty” to all Israeli communities located in the West Bank, a move effectively tantamount to annexation. Netanyahu made the same promise prior to Israel’s April 9 national election and is likely seeking to shore up right-wing support ahead of the September 17 do-over vote. There has […]

LEBANON’S AOUN SAYS ISRAELI DRONE STRIKES LIKE ‘A DECLARATION OF WAR’

Aoun met U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis on Monday to discuss “the latest developments,” the president’s office said on Twitter. Lebanon’s President Michel Aoun said on Monday his country had a right to defend itself after Israeli drone strikes that were like a “declaration of war.” “What happened was similar to a declaration of […]

US officials say Israel behind bombing of Iranian militias in Iraq

Comments carried by NY Times come a day after Netanayhu intimated IDF responsible for series of strikes targeting training camps and arms depots Israel has recently carried out a series of airstrikes against Iranian-linked military targets in Iraq, two senior US officials told the New York Times on Friday. The officials said that Israel has […]

European Union demands Israel halt demolition of illegal homes

EU calls for ‘immediate halt’ to demolition of illegal Arab apartment buildings constructed near security fence. The European Union formally condemned the demolition of illegal Arab apartment buildings near Israel’s security barrier separating Jerusalem from Palestinian Authority-controlled areas, and demanded Israel halt its enforcement of demolition orders. In a statement issued Monday afternoon, the European […]

Ambassador Danon calls for sanctions worldwide on Iran

“The world must join the U.S. in sanctioning Iran for this belligerent behavior,” said Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon. “It can never be allowed to acquire nuclear capabilities.” Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon called for the international community to sanction Iran in response to the International Atomic Energy Agency […]

Netanyahu Unveils ‘Trump Heights’ In Israel’s Golan Heights

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and members of his administration gathered in the Golan Heights on Sunday to unveil a sign for the community, newly named “Ramat Trump,” which translates into “Trump Heights.” “We are proud to have the opportunity to establish a new community,” Netanyahu said during the unveiling. “And also to honor a […]

U.S. MAY REVIEW TIES WITH COUNTRIES DEEMED ANTI-ISRAEL

The United States may review its ties with countries it deems as being anti-Israel after what a U.S. envoy said on Sunday was a shift in policy towards equating anti-Zionism with antisemitism. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said in a March speech that anti-Zionism – opposition to Israel’s existence as a homeland for the […]