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Israel & The Middle East

Israel & The Region

Israel Defense Minister Demands More Jets

Israeli Defense Minister Benny Gantz is demanding to buy one more squadron of US stealth F-35 fighter jets."Without a doubt, we need to expand...

Netanyahu Acknowledges President-Elect Joe Biden

Projected US president-elect Joe Biden has pledged his deep commitment to Israel's security in a call with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The two men had...

Israel’s President Invites UAE Crown Prince to The Holy Land

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin has invited Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the crown prince of Suadi Arabia to visit Israel and was extended a...

Israel Preps for Arrival of Bahrain and US Delegations

A tripartite Bahraini-Israeli-US summit will take place on Wednesday in Jerusalem with the participation of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.The parties are due to...

Knesset Ratifies Israel-Bahrain Peace Deal

By a vote of 62 to 14, the Knesset plenum approved Tuesday evening  the joint communique signed by Israel and Bahrain on the “establishment of...

Report: US to Sell F-35 Fighter Jets to UAE Despite Risk...

The Trump administration has notified Congress of its intent to sell F-35 fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.Congressman Eliot Engel, who chairs the...

Israeli-Palestinian Relations

Hundreds of Housing Units Approved for West Bank Jewish Settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has ordered to advance the construction of hundreds of housing units in the West Bank. In total, the construction...

Hamas Blast’s UAE for Supporting Israeli ‘Occupation’

Hamas has accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of supporting Israel's 'occupation' and its policies in violation of Palestinians' rights."Statements made during visits by...

Terrorist Rams Car Into Two Israelis

Two Israelis were injured by a Palestinian terrorist who rammed his car into them in the West Bank on Thursday afternoon. The attack took place...

IDF Prevents Stabbing Attack Near Hebron

An attempted stabbing attack took place adjacent to the Al Fawwar refugee camp, southwest of Hebron, on Wednesday.The assailant, later identified as Ali Suleiman...

Abbas Agrees to Resume Coordination with Israel

The Palestinian Authority has announced that it would resume security and civilian coordination with Israel after a six-month halt caused by Prime Minister Benjamin...

US Ambassador to Israel Says PA Betrays the Will of The...

While rapid progress is being made with Arab countries that are normalizing ties with Israel, the Palestinian’s “leadership problem” is blocking a peace process...

The Arab World

Iran: It Will Take Time to Heal After Trump

Speaking at a cabinet meeting on Thursday, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Trump’s political life has ended while the Iranian Nuclear Deal is still...

Iran Hastens to Produce More ‘Yellowcake’ Uranium

On Tuesday, Ali Akbar Salehi, the head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), announced that Iran would increase its production of 20%...

EU Ready to Push US Back Into Iranian Nuclear Deal

The European Union is supporting efforts to return the United States to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and is urging Iran to...

Iran Issues Ultimatum on Biden

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei has issued an ultimatum to the United States demanding the lifting of harsh economic sanctions.In a publicly broadcast speech...

Iran: How Dare Israel Accuse Us of Nuclear Terror

Iran has rejected Israel's allegations regarding its nuclear program and does not consider uranium enriched up to 20 percent to be the end of...

Iran: We Have Proof Israel Played Hand in Nuclear Scientist Assassination

Iran's Minister of Defense has said that there is serious evidence allegedly pointing to the “direct involvement” of Israel in the November 2020 assassination...

Military

IDF Prevents Armed Terrorist from Attacking Near Gaza Fence

A Palestinian terrorist was shot and injured by Israeli forces on Tuesday morning. The terrorist, armed with a knife and a wire cutter, was...

Women Serving in IDF Combat Roles Soars

A Knesset meeting titled "Equalizing the rights and duties of men and women in the IDF," was held on Thursday, during which Brig. Gen....

IDF Preps for Iranian Aggression Before Trump Leaves

Israel Defense Forces units were recently ordered to prepare for a potential US strike on Iran before US President Donald Trump is expected to...

IDF Fails to Implement Directive to Shorten Length of Service

MK Orna Barbivay, Chair of the Subcommittee for Personnel in the IDF has lashed out at Defense Minister Benny Gantz for dragging his feet...

Israel Strikes Iranian Strongholds in Syria

The Israel Air Force has attacked multiple targets in Syria in response to the discovery of bombs planted on the Israel-Syria border by an...

IDF Simulates War with Hezbollah

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued a strong warning against Hezbollah, delivering it during a visit to the site of the IDF "Lethal...