Israel security

Abbas to Arab World: Trump’s Peace Plan ‘Offers Nothing’

TEL AVIV – Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told Arab states on Sunday that President Donald Trump’s long-awaited peace plan had “nothing to offer” the Palestinians and added that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had no interest in peace. 

US President Donald Trump (L) is welcomed by Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas at the presidential palace in the West Bank city of Bethlehem on May 23, 2017

Arab League Pledges $100 Million to Palestinian Authority

TEL AVIV – The Arab League on Sunday pledged $100 million per month to the Palestinian Authority to cover the funds suspended by Israel in taxes and tariffs owed to the PA over the latter’s so-called “pay-for”slay” scheme paying salaries to terrorists and their families.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, speaks after laying a wreath at the tomb of late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, inside the Mukataa government compound, in the the West Bank city of Ramallah as Palestinians commemorate the 14th anniversary of his death, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Nasser Shiyoukhi)

U.S. Publishes Official Map with Golan Heights as Part of Israel

TEL AVIV – The US has for the first time published an international map showing the Golan Heights as part of Israel, three weeks after President Donald Trump recognized Israeli sovereignty over the territory captured from Syria in 1967.

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Gaza Terror Balloons Spark Fires in Israel

Two small fires were started in southern Israel by balloons carrying incendiary devices from the Gaza Strip on Monday, the local fire department said. The blazes were quickly extinguished by firefighters.

Masked Palestinian protesters calling themselves the 'night confusion units' hold incendiary devices attached to ballons to be flown towards Israel, near the Gaza-Israel border east of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on September 26, 2018. - The border protests since March 30 have been labelled the 'Great March of …

Report: Trump Peace Plan Likely Won’t Include Palestinian State

TEL AVIV – President Donald Trump’s long -awaited peace plan will include major economic and other incentives for Palestinians, but is likely stop short of realizing the vision for the establishment of a Palestinian state, The Washington Post reported on Sunday.

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Hamas Gaza Chief Threatens Tel Aviv Amid Truce Talks

Hamas’s chief in Gaza said Saturday that if there is a war, Israel will need to evacuate its civilians from Tel Aviv as well as the border communities, a day after the terror group’s leader said talks to achieve a truce were advancing.

Islamist Hamas movement leader Yahya Sinwar (C) shouts slogans as he takes part in a tent city protest near the border with Israel east of Jabalia in the northern Gaza strip on March 30, 2018 to commemorate Land Day. Land Day marks the killing of six Arab Israelis during 1976 …

Hamas Chief: Rocket Fire At Tel Aviv Was ‘Mistake’ And Warning

TEL AVIV – The leader of the Gaza-ruling Hamas terror group said Tuesday that three rockets fired from the Gaza Strip into central Israel were a “mistake,” but added that they demonstrated what Hamas would do intentionally in a future conflict.

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Hamas TV: ‘Scatter Israeli Body Parts, Make Skulls Fly’

JERUSALEM –  Despite initially claiming that the rocket launched from Gaza that leveled a private home in central Israel on Monday was a “mistake” and that Hamas had “no interest” in firing projectiles at Israel, the terror group’s official TV station continued to air calls to murder Israelis, telling Palestinians to “scatter the enemies’ body parts, make the skulls fly in the sky.”

Hamas leader Ismail Haniya speaks on April 9, 2018 at the site of protests on the Israel-Gaza border east of Gazy City. The border fence between the Palestinian enclave and Israel has become the backdrop of mass Gaza demonstrations that lead to deadly clashes. / AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD HAMS …

Three Israeli Children Among Injured in Hamas Rocket Attack

TEL AVIV – Three children — a year-and-a-half, three-years-old and twelve-year-old — were among the seven injured in Monday morning’s rocket attack on a residential building in central Israel which saw the building leveled. 

A general view shows a damaged house after it was hit by a rocket in the village of Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv on March 25, 2019. - A rocket hit a house in a community north of Tel Aviv and caused it to catch fire on Monday, wounding five …

Iran Commander: All of Israel Within Missile Reach

All of Israel is within range of Hezbollah’s missiles, Commander of the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Maj.-Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari said in an interview with Iranian media on Sunday.

The head of Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari speaks with journalists after his speech at a conference called "A World Without Terror," in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. Jafari said Tuesday that the country's supreme leader has limited the range of ballistic missiles it makes to …

More Gaza Terror Balloons Land in Israeli Communities

Two suspicious packages attached to balloons, at least one of of which was reportedly an explosive device, were found Monday at different locations in a southern community near the Gaza Strip.

Gazan rioters have added a creative new weapon to their arsenal. Instead of attack kites, young Palestinians have adopted another child's toy to spread fires on Israeli soil: helium balloons. 

Lindsey Graham: Giving Up Golan Heights Would Be Israeli Strategic Nightmare

TEL AVIV – Senator Lindsey Graham, on a visit to Israel’s north with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, said Israel must keep the Golan Heights or face a “strategic nightmare,” and vowed that he would work to get U.S. recognition of the area as part of sovereign Israel.

(L to R) US Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is accompanied by Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman as they visit the border line between Syria and the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights on March 11, 2019. - The influential US senator allied to President Donald Trump …

Netanyahu Orders Home Demolitions for Car-Ramming Terrorists

The government will do everything it can to expedite the demolition of the homes of the terrorists responsible for the ramming attack on IDF soldiers early Monday morning, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at the start of a meeting with the prime minister of Samoa.

Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a meeting with the heads of local regional councils, in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Feb. 5, 2009. General elections in Israel are scheduled for Feb. 10 and pre-election polls show Netanyahu with a lead over Foreign Minister and Kadima Party leader Tzipi Livni.(AP …

Two Israeli Soldiers Wounded in Car-Ramming Attack

Two Israeli soldiers were wounded in a predawn car-ramming attack in the northern West Bank on Monday, one of them seriously, the army said. The force opened fire on the three occupants of the vehicle, killing two and wounding the third.

A picture taken on July 26, 2018 shows Israeli security forces at the Adam settlement in the occupied West Bank where a stabbing attack took place. - Three Israelis were wounded in a knife attack in a West Bank settlement close to Ramallah, the Israeli army said. (Photo by Ahmad …