US opposes UN Golan resolution, wins Israeli praise


Published:  11.17.18 JERUSALEM – The United States opposed on Friday for the first time an annual draft resolution at the United Nations calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the Golan Heights, drawing praise from Israeli officials.   The Golan Heights form a buffer between Israel and Syria of about 1,200 square km (460 […]

Why Israel Doesn’t Want A War With Gaza


November 16, 2018 Mudar Zahran The Israeli people are rarely as angry with their political leadership as they are today – and the reason for their anger is clear: they believe that their leadership has failed to take decisive military action against the terrorist group Hamas in Gaza. As witnessed by the world a few […]

Israel heads toward elections as Jewish Home says it will leave coalition


PM recalls ‘historic mistake’ that gave left victory in 1992 Netanyahu says he will still try to ‘preserve right-wing government,’ but Jewish Home says elections now inevitable after PM rejects Bennett’s demand he be made defense minister By Raoul Wootliff 16 November 2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, seen with Education Minister Naftali Bennett at […]

Iran to Be Declared in Breach of Chemical Weapons Bans


Sources: Trump admin will announce Iran in breach for first time BY: Adam Kredo Follow @Kredo0 November 16, 2018 3:39 pm The Trump administration is set to announce that Iran is not in compliance with the Chemical Weapons Conventions, marking a significant departure from that of the Obama administration, which refrained from making such a […]

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


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’ By TOI staff 16 November 2018 Hamas’s leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar on Friday warned Israel “not to test us again,” saying the next rocket barrage […]

Stunning biblical mosaics revealed in detail for the first time


James Rogers Video Stunning biblical mosaics revealed in detail for the first time For the first time, archaeologists have released detailed images of stunning biblical mosaics discovered at the site of an ancient synagogue site in Northern Israel. The mosaics depict Noah’s Ark, the parting of the Red Sea, Jonah and the fish and the […]

Netanyahu meets southern community leaders amid criticism over Gaza ceasfire


PM, along with top ministers and IDF chiefs, presents NIS 500 million support plan for border towns in bid to quell anger over restrained response to escalation TOI staff 11/15/2018 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday met with the mayors of the southern regional councils at his office in Jerusalem amid sharp criticism over a ceasefire […]

US to vote ‘no’ on anti-Israel UN resolution


Ambassador Haley says US will vote “no” on annual UN resolution condemning Israeli “occupation” of the Golan Heights. Elad Benari, 16/11/18  The US announced on Thursday that it plans to vote “no” on an annual resolution at the UN condemning Israel’s alleged “occupation” of the Golan Heights. The annual resolution, entitled “The Occupied Syrian Golan”, […]