News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (January 9 – 15, 2019)

Full document in PDF format Overview This past week there was a high level of violence during the “return march.” The number of “return march” participants increased, IEDs and hand grenades were thrown at IDF soldiers and at the security fence, and there were a number of attempts to break through the security fence and […]

ANALYSIS: How Israel is Working to Defeat the Iranian Axis

Thursday, January 17, 2019 |  Yochanan Visser On Tuesday, during the appointment ceremony of incoming IDF Chief of Staff Aviv Kochavi, Israeli Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu told Iran to get out of Syria fast. “I’m telling you, get out of there fast. We won’t stop attacking,” Netanyahu told participants in the ceremony. His comments followed an official […]

Revolutionary Guards commander warns Israel Iran will retaliate for Syria strikes

IRCG commander Mohammad Ali Jafari said PM Benjamin Netanyahu should not play with the “lion’s tail.” By Ilanit Chernick January 16, 2019 14:40 Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps commander Mohammad Ali Jafari warned Israel Wednesday to “fear the day when Iranian precision missiles hit you and take revenge of all the blood of oppressed Muslims which […]

Israel and her New Allies

  Well, they are not exactly allies as much as under the same threat and seeking cover, any cover even if that means the Jews as Israel is their last hope. President Trump has been signaling ever since he started his campaign that his idea was that the United States was no longer able to […]

Netanyahu announces official visit to Chad to renew ties

President Déby visited Israel last November, the first-ever such visit of the president of a Muslim-majority African country with whom Israel has had no relations. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF January 17, 2019 09:43 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is scheduled to fly to Chad late Saturday night, the first visit by an Israeli leader to the […]

Hints of Trump’s Forthcoming Palestinian-Israeli Plan

by Daniel Pipes Feb 11, 2018 updated Jan 16, 2019 I recently argued at “The US-Israel Honeymoon May Not Last,” that Trump has some unpleasant surprise in store for the Israelis, in payment for the move of the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem: Trump intends to exact an unspecified price from Israel for the recognition, stating […]

Germany Interested in Russia’s Proposals on Preserving INF Treaty

BERLIN (Sputnik) – Berlin is interested in Moscow’s concrete proposals aimed at preserving the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), German Federal Foreign Office spokeswoman Maria Adebahr said on Wednesday. “If the Russian side has real proposals on how to move toward preserving the treaty, it is interesting, we want and should talk about it”, Adebahr said at a briefing. She […]

Report: US plan has Palestinian state in most of West Bank, E. Jerusalem capital

White House dismisses Israeli TV report on ostensible US peace proposal — which also details fate of settlements, but not of Gaza or refugees — as unfounded speculation By TOI STAFF16 January 2019, 9:17 pm  6 212shares Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (L) listens as US President Donald Trump speaks to the press before a meeting at […]

Iran puts satellite into orbit successfully

Tehran, Jan 16, IRNA- Experts and scientists at Iran’s Department of Aerospace Industry have managed to put into orbit Payam (Messenger) satellite, using satellite-carrier Simorgh (Phoenix), Iran’s minister of defense and armed forces said Wednesday. Brigadier General Amir Hatami congratulated the 40th anniversary of the glorious victory of the Islamic Revolution and the defeat of the […]

Israel may need to invade Iran, says strategic report

That “whole case” scenario is also the worst case scenario. The report also broke down the threats individually, and ranked them according to their severity. Herb Keinon January 16, 2019 13:02 Israel needs to prepare for the possibility that its battle to keep Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria may have to be expanded […]