IDF said to strike Hamas border post after apparent balloon attack from Gaza


Reported shelling follows blast in Sderot suspected of being caused by explosives launched from the Strip By TOI staff Today, 4:26 pm The Israeli military fired a shell at a Hamas observation post along the Gaza border Sunday afternoon, apparently in response to the launching of a balloon-borne explosive device from the Strip, Palestinian media […]

Zarif: We will never negotiate a new nuclear deal


Iranian Foreign Minister rules out possibility of any negotiation on a new nuclear deal. Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/20 06:38 Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif ruled out the possibility of any negotiation on a new nuclear deal. “We will never negotiate a new deal,” Zarif was quoted by Tehran Times as having said on Friday […]

Iran: Why the Old Recipe Does Not Work


Amir TaheriJanuary 19, 2020 at 4:00 am The latest protests, however, are clearly focused on a demand for regime change, even by some former “reform-seekers”. All this means that the regime’s classical recipe for survival isn’t working as before. For the first time, more and more Iranians are beginning to contemplate regime change not as […]

We “Have to Kill Christians”: Persecution of Christians, October 2019


Raymond IbrahimJanuary 19, 2020 at 4:30 am In another incident, Fulani herdsmen intentionally maimed Grace… , a Christian woman, by cutting her hand off. She was alone on her farmstead when the terrorists invaded the village. According to a source, “her attackers told her to place her hand on a log of wood before cutting […]

Jordanian parliament approves bill against gas imports from Israel


Published: 01.19.20 , 12:18 The Jordanian parliament has approved on Sunday a bill banning gas imports from Israel. The bill was passed to the government for approval. MPs have argued that the law “answers the calls of the people who refuse an agreement with Israel,” with the Jordanian House Speaker saying that “governments recognize Israel, […]

Iran warns of ‘repercussions’ for IAEA after European moves over nuclear deal


Parliamentary speaker responds to UK, France, Germany launch of dispute process charging Iran with failing to uphold terms of 2015 nuclear agreement, saying it’s ‘unfortunate’ AFPToday, 12:54 pm TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s parliamentary speaker on Sunday warned of unspecified repercussions for the UN’s nuclear watchdog if European nations that launched a dispute mechanism against the […]

‘When I am PM, Italy will recognize J’lem as Israel’s capital’


  Leading Italian prime ministerial candidate Matteo Salvini also says that the EU must ban the activities of the BDS movement.   Arutz Sheva Staff, 19/01/20 07:56   Netanyahu with Matteo Salvini Amos Ben-Gershom (GPO) Matteo Salvini, leader of the right-wing “Lega” party in Italy and the country’s leading prime ministerial candidate, told Israel Hayom […]

The Leviathan Natural Gas Field Could Be a Game-Changer for Israel-EU Relations


By Frank Musmar January 19, 2020 view of the Mediterranean from Haifa, photo via Wikimedia Commons BESA Center Perspectives Paper No. 1,411, January 19, 2020 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: The vast Leviathan natural gas field off the Haifa coast could be a game-changer for Israel’s relations with the EU. Europe is currently dependent on Russian natural gas. […]

War in Syria drives out Christian community


Three months into Turkey’s offensive, an ancient Christian community in Syria’s northeast is experiencing a nightmare in a loop. With nowhere to go, their future looks increasingly bleak. The main street of Tal Hafyan in Syria’s northeast is as packed as ever, but almost no one is from here. “A local family? I think there’s still one […]

War in Syria drives out Christian community


Three months into Turkey’s offensive, an ancient Christian community in Syria’s northeast is experiencing a nightmare in a loop. With nowhere to go, their future looks increasingly bleak. The main street of Tal Hafyan in Syria’s northeast is as packed as ever, but almost no one is from here. “A local family? I think there’s still one […]