Hamas Gaza chief to Israel: Don’t test us again, next barrage will hit Tel Aviv

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Yahya Sinwa brandishes handgun with silencer he says was taken from Israeli special forces; warns next time IDF troops enter Strip, they’ll return only for ‘thousands of prisoners’ In this November 16, 2018 image, Hamas’s Gaza chief Yahya Sinwar holds … Read More

Opinion: Citizens of Israel, Get the Bomb Shelters Ready

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In Iran, Syria, Lebanon and beyond, they’re watching, listening and drawing conclusions from Israel’s conduct during the last round of hostility with Gaza. Iron Dome anti-missile system fires interception missiles as rockets are launched from Gaza towards Israel as seen … Read More

Hamas Seeks a Major Conflict With Israel, Defense Officials Warn

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Israel believes that Hamas sees another round of conflict as a possible fix for the crisis in Gaza, but the group is also afraid of the implications of a full-scale war. Palestinians trying to damage the border fence with Israel … Read More

Russia Constrains Iran

Poster showing Hizbullah leader Hassan Nasrallah, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, Syrian President Bashar Assad, and Russian President Vladimir Putin (ABNA News – Iran) In an astounding series of statements, Russia has made it clear that it expects all foreign forces … Read More

Police boot Jews from Temple Mount for raising Israel flag on volatile day

Jerusalem Day revelers questioned for violating visitation rules at contested holy site, as security forces prepare for afternoon flag march in Old City. Jews and Muslims clashed Sunday morning on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem’s Old City, with police detaining … Read More

Hamas ‘Prepares for Imminent War’ With Israel in Gaza

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Hamas sees ’95 percent’ chance of confrontation with Israel, Al Hayat reports, but sources say Hamas is attempting to ratchet up debate about the humanitarian crisis in the Strip A Palestinian demonstrator prepares to hurl a burning tire at Israeli … Read More

Analysis: How to stop the shooting from the Gaza Strip

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    Smoke trails are seen as rockets are launched towards Israel from the northern Gaza Strip. (photo credit: REUTERS) Conditions in the Gaza Strip today resemble those that prevailed before previous rounds of hostilities, above all Operation Protective Edge, and … Read More