Netanyahu withdraws request for immunity, trial to start within weeks


“As I have done all my life, I will continue to invest all for the future of our country and for you, the citizens of Israel.” RACHEL WOLF JANUARY 28, 2020 10:53 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu withdrew his request for immunity from prosecution on Tuesday, just hours before the Knesset was scheduled to hold a […]

Report: Trump’s Middle East peace plan includes ‘pathway’ to Palestinian statehood


‘There are lots of goodies for the Palestinians’ in Trump’s peace plan.’ Palestinian autonomy in Jerusalem reportedly included. David Rosenberg, 28/01/20 The Trump administration’s Middle East peace plan does not provide for the immediate establishment of a Palestinian state, but would offer a “pathway” to eventual statehood, a report by The Washington Post claims. According […]

Nikki Haley: This is the Palestinians’ last chance


Former US ambassador to the UN discusses “Deal of the Century”: Israel’s national security was the number one priority. Ben Ariel, 28/01/20  Former US ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley spoke on Monday at the Israel Center on Addictions event in the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. In her remarks, Haley addressed US President […]

Italy’s Matteo Salvini: ‘Anyone who wants to wipe out Israel will have an opponent in us now & forever’ (Update: Full Speech)


Italy’s Matteo Salvini: ‘Anyone who wants to wipe out Israel will have an opponent in us now & forever’ (Update: Full Speech) Posted by Amy Mek On January 21, 2020 0 Comments AntiSemitism, Austria, BDS, Boycott Divestment and Sanctions, Carroccio, donald trump, European Union, Holocaust, Israel, Jerusalem, Kurds, Liliana Segre, Matteo Salvini, Palazzo Giustiniani, Palestine, […]

Iranian general warns of retaliation against Israel if US threats continue


Revolutionary Guard chief Hossein Salami says America, Israel ‘will definitely regret it’ if Washington continues menacing Iran’s top military leaders Nasser KarimiToday, 6:06 pm TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The chief of Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guard warned Monday that it will retaliate against American and Israeli commanders if the US continues to threaten top Iranian generals. […]

Islamic State announces ‘new phase’ of attacks mainly targeting Israel


Audio message from spokesman says focus is now on ‘fighting the Jews and reclaiming what they have stolen from the Muslims’; urges sabotage of Trump peace plan By AFP and TOI staff Today, 5:51 pm The Islamic State group vowed Monday to shift its focus from the remnants of its “caliphate” toward making Israel the […]

Report: Netanyahu to forgo Jordan Valley annexation – annex Maale Adumim instead


Prime Minister reportedly not planning to annex Jordan Valley at this time – will instead settle for smaller annexation of Maale Adumim. Arutz Sheva Staff, 27/01/20  Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is not planning to push for the annexation of the Jordan Valley in the near future, Galey Tzahal reported Monday, despite American support for such […]

Trump to tell Israelis they have 6 weeks to get peace plan moving — report


US official tells Reuters that proposal won’t be released ahead of US president’s meetings with Gantz and Netanyahu to ensure he has their support before details announced TOI staffToday, 11:20 am US President Donald Trump will reportedly tell Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White chief Benny Gantz that they have until the Knesset […]

Rockets make “direct hit” on US embassy, Baghdad


At least one rocket hit a dining facility or cafeteria at the site. Sirens sounded in the compound directing people to seek shelter. SETH J. FRANTZMAN JANUARY 27, 2020 00:12 Three rockets struck the US embassy compound in Baghdad on Sunday evening. At least one made a direct hit on a dining facility or cafeteria […]