Al Arabiya, citing an Israeli security force, reports that Russia’s objections to the United States arming the rebels goes beyond Moscow’s long-standing relationship with Damascus. The source has told the news site that Russia is “actively engaged” in the war, in support of the Assad regime. Read more here.
Time Magazine reports that Israel, Jordan and the United States are preparing to eliminate Syria’s stockpile of chemical weapons. Read more here.
They’re calling the new president-elect of Iran a moderate and a reformer. But Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says, the ayatollahs are really in charge. And this is not the time for his nation, nor the world, to be lured into complacency. Read more here.
By ISRAEL TODAY JERUSALEM – The annual Hamas-run summer camp in the Gaza Strip has started up, and features the same unbelievable line-up of activities, such as learning to fire live assault rifles, avoid capture by the authorities and abduct Israeli Jews. To increase the realism, tires are left burning all around the camp ground, [...]
They are under international pressure to stop settlement construction on the West Bank. It’s considered an impediment to the peace process. But Israel says it is moving forward with plans to build an additional 1,000 settler homes there. And give official approval to about 200 more that have already been built.
Just hours before departing for Poland, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his staff on Wednesday were hurriedly trying to put out fires over just how committed the Israeli leader is to the creation of a Palestinian Arab state. At the conclusion of their summit in Warsaw, Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart were to sign [...]
Israel, and in particular Hadassah Hospital in Jerusalem, is joining forces with Christians in Australia to provide life-giving medical care to Palestinian Arab children. Project Rozana is a collaboration between Hadassah Australia, Anglican Overseas Aid and Hadassah Hospital, which has two locations in Jerusalem. The project has the full support and assistance of the Palestinian [...]
Speaking behind closed doors at the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said that if peace negotiations with the Palestinians are started, they are expected to “be long and tough,” but that the alternative Israel faces is “a bi national state, which Israel does not want,” Israel Hayom reported. Read more here.
Five Christian schools in Gaza are facing closure if Hamas, the Palestinian terror group that controls the Gaza Strip, follows through on a new law forbidding co-educational institutions. “This will be a big problem. We hope they will not go through with it, but if they do, we will be in big trouble. We don’t [...]
A Paris museum has drawn outrage from France’s Jewish community over a display depicting photos of Palestinian suicide bombers as martyrs. The exhibit entitled “Death” by Palestinian photographer Ahlam Shibli at the taxpayer-subsidized Jeu De Paume Museum is described on the museum’s website as showing “how Palestinian society preserves the presence of the ‘martyrs.’” According [...]