EXCLUSIVE: 10,000 Iran-trained Syrian soldiers posted on Israel border

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Syrian soldiers arrive to Syria’s Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Thursday, July 26, 2018.  AP Photo/Ariel Schalit The move could explain PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s decision to maintain government amid political crisis Two new Syrian military divisions, … Read More

Egypt, U.N. ask Israel to ease up on Hamas

posted in: Israel, News

An Egyptian delegation left Gaza on Wednesday and asked Israel to allow one more chance for calm to be restored to the situation, Liberman said. >  Egypt releases 1978 Camp David Accords calling for Palestinian autonomy. >  Egypt warns Abbas: … Read More

Suspected Israeli strikes hit Iran-linked targets in Syria, escalating regional tensions

BEIRUT — Missile strikes at two Iran-linked bases in Syria caused huge explosions and killed dozens of pro-government fighters, a monitoring group said Monday, in an attack seen as Israel’s latest blow in a shadow war to contain Iranian influence. Syrian state media … Read More

Lieberman to Saudi media: If Iran attacks Tel Aviv, Israel will attack Tehran

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Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman (R) and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif AFP Iran’s Supreme Leader says Arab nations that befriend Israel ‘bring misery to Muslims’ Israel’s defense minister Avigdor Liberman issued a stark threat to Iran through Saudi … Read More

One Palestinian dead as Gaza-Israel border clashes enter third week

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Palestinians evacuate an injured protester during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Gaza border fence on April 13, 2018 MAHMUD HAMS (AFP) At least 33 Palestinians in Gaza have been killed by Israeli forces since the protests kicked off … Read More

US pledges record $705 million to Israel’s missile defense programs

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The Israeli conducted a successful live-fire interception test of its Tamir weapons system, which it describes as a “sea-borne Iron Dome”. IDF Spokesperson Liberman thanked the US Congress in a following statement pointing out that it’s the “highest aid budget … Read More

Why declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s capital may upend peace in Middle East

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WASHINGTON — President Trump will announce Wednesday that the United States recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, and will begin the lengthy process of moving the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. Although the Israeli government would welcome the acknowledgement, Palestinians and other world leaders say … Read More