Tag: Jewish State of Israel

German Chancellor Angela Merkel attends a meeting of the federal executive board of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) in Berlin, on October 23, 2017 on the eve of further exploratory talks between potential coalition partners. / AFP PHOTO / Odd ANDERSEN (Photo credit should read ODD ANDERSEN/AFP/Getty Images)

German Intel Report Warns Iran Seeking WMDs as Merkel Tries to Save Nuke Deal

Iran is still actively seeking to develop weapons of mass destruction (WMD), according to a German intelligence report,  in direct contradiction to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s belief that the 2015 atomic deal with the Islamic Republic ended Tehran’s nuclear weapon ambitions.

Israeli flags fly near the Dome of the Rock in the Al-Aqsa mosque compound on December 5, 2017. The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said that the status of Jerusalem must be resolved 'through negotiations', as US President Donald Trump mulls recognising the city as the capital of Israel. / …

Jordanian Columnist Unhinged: Israel Causing Earthquakes to Topple Al Aqsa Mosque

TEL AVIV – Israel is to blame for the recent spate of minor earthquakes felt in the region, an article in a Jordanian daily claimed this week, saying that the low-magnitude tremors were either the result of the Jewish state’s underground nuclear weapons testing or an attempt to topple the al-Aqsa Mosque on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount.

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Nikki Haley Accuses UN Human Rights Council of Anti-Israel Agenda

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council as being a “bully pulpit for human rights violators” and said that its controversial Agenda Item 7 is designed to undermine Israel’s existence in an interview with the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Wednesday.

Israeli girls walk into a shelter as a siren is heard as part of an army drill simulating a rocket attack on Israel, in a school in Jerusalem, Tuesday, June 2, 2015. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

False Alarm Sends Israeli Golan Residents into Bomb Shelters

Incoming rocket sirens blared across the Israeli Golan Heights in the predawn hours of Wednesday morning, sending residents of the area scrambling to bomb shelters in what was later determined to have been a false alarm, the army said.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (not pictured) speak to the media during a visit by Netanyahu at the Chancellery on June 4, 2018 in Berlin, Germany. Netanyahu is travelling this week to Berlin, Paris and London in an effort to convince European leaders to adopt …

Netanyahu to Hamas: Whoever Hurts Israel Will Be Hit With ‘Great Strength’

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday sent a warning message to Hamas that “whoever hurts Israel” would be targeted swiftly and harshly and that Israel would respond to any and all provocations, including the launching of incendiary kites and balloons into Israeli territory. 

RAMON AIR FORCE BASE, ISRAEL - FEBRUARY 19: Israel's first F-16i jet fighter, called in Hebrew Sufa (Storm), taxis after landing February 19, 2004 at the Ramon Air Force Base in Israel's Negev desert. The air force took delivery of the first two of 102 of the long-range advanced American-made …

Israel Ranked World’s 8th Most Powerful Country

An international survey has ranked Israel as the eighth most powerful nation in the world for the second consecutive year, narrowly ahead of Iran, Saudi Arabia and Turkey.

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Ex-Israeli PM Ehud Barak Warned Iran May Attempt to Harm Him

The head of the Shin Bet domestic security service last week visited the home of former prime minister Ehud Barak to discuss the latter’s personal safety, amid reported concerns Iran may be seeking to attempt to target him and other prominent Israelis traveling abroad.

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas delivers a speech to mark the eighth anniversary of the death of the late leader Yasser Arafat, in the West Bank city of Ramallah on November 11, 2012.

PLO: Calling Jerusalem Israel’s Capital Constitutes ‘Incitement’

TEL AVIV – The Palestinians consider any declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital as being tantamount to “incitement,” a report released on Sunday by the PLO Department of Culture and Information said. The report also labelled as incitement any calls to counter the so-called “terror kites” being flown over the border from the Gaza Strip. 

Britain's Prince William talks with a guide as he surveys Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Mosque mosque compound and its golden-topped Dome of the Rock on June 28, 2018

Report: Prince William Refused Meeting With Jerusalem Mayor

TEL AVIV – Prince William reportedly refused a request to meet with Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat in the capital out of concern that it would come across as a political statement. Barkat in turn refused to meet with the British royal outside the capital. 

Palestinians prepare an incendiary device attached to a kite before trying to fly it over the border fence with Israel, on the eastern outskirts of Jabalia, on May 4, 2018. - Hundreds of Palestinians gathered on the Gaza border Friday for the sixth week of protests in which dozens have …

IDF Establishes ‘War Room’ to Fight Kite Terror

TEL AVIV – The Israeli military has set up a “war room” to handle the wave of “kite terror” emanating from the Gaza Strip, which the IDF says the Hamas terror group is coordinating. 

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Palestinian Authority Accuses Jared Kushner of ‘Incitement’

TEL AVIV- Palestinian officials on Sunday slammed President Donald Trump’s envoy and senior White House adviser Jared Kushner, accusing him of “incitement” against Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and saying the U.S. administration’s upcoming peace proposal is bound to fail. 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (2nd from right) meets at his Jerusalem office with the ambassador to the US, Ron Dermer (right); White House adviser Jared Kushner (center); US Ambassador David Friedman (second left); and special envoy Jason Greenblatt, on June 22, 2018. (Haim Zach/GPO)

Jared Kushner Meets Netanyahu on Mideast Peace Plan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed his appreciation to US President Donald Trump for his support for Israel during a four-hour meeting Friday afternoon with Trump’s senior adviser and son-in-law Jason Kushner, Mideast negotiator Jason Greenblatt, and US ambassador David Friedman.