Trump accuses Iran of plundering its own people to pay for its regional aggression

U.S. President Donald Trump’s accused the leadership in Tehran of plundering its people to pay for aggression across the world. In his speech to the U.N. General Assembly annual summit, Trump argued that “Iran’s leaders sow chaos, death and destruction. They do not respect their neighbors or borders or the sovereign rights of nations. Instead, … Read more

Iran describes Israel as “the most terrifying threat” to peace and stability

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani addressed the United Nations General Assembly last night, during which he claimed that “Israel, which has a nuclear arsenal and is blatantly threatening others with nuclear annihilation, is the most terrifying threat to the peace and stability of the region and the world,” while accusing the United States of providing Jerusalem … Read more

Israel seeks to defuse tensions with Russia

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in New York today, to join leaders from around the world at the annual United Nations General Assembly summit. Prior to his departure from Israel’s Ben Gurion International Airport, Netanyahu referred to the latest developments vis-à-vis Russia in Syria, emphasizing that while Jerusalem regrets the Russian loss of life, … Read more

Iran vows to target Israel and the U.S. with “devastating” measures

The deputy head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned U.S. and Israeli leaders to expect a “devastating” response from Tehran, accusing them of involvement in an attack on a military parade in the Iranian city of Ahvaz. While attending the televised victim’s funeral, Hossein Salami vowed that Iran’s “response will be crushing and devastating,” and that … Read more

Russia to equip Syria with S-300 amid Israeli objections

Russian President Vladimir Putin instructed the Defense Ministry in Moscow to bolster Syria’s capabilities against foreign air-strikes, that includes, supplying Damascus with advanced S-300 surface-to-air missile systems within two weeks. The announcement, which was made by Russia’s Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, comes a week after his ministry accused Israel of indirectly causing the downing of … Read more

Jerusalem regrets Russian loss of life, accuses Iran’ activities in Syria as “root of problem”

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced that while Moscow holds close ties with Jerusalem, the circumstances surrounding the tragedy – in which a Russian aircraft was shot down – must be investigated by Israel. During a Foreign Ministry press conference in the Russian city of Saint Petersburg, Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova asserted that the Israeli Air Force’ … Read more

Israel destroys Iranian weapons shipment in Damascus

This week, on Wednesday, Israel will come to a standstill as most of the country will join Jews from around the world in marking, through fasting and prayer, ‘Yom Kippur’, Hebrew for the ‘Day of Atonement’. In addition to a Jewish plead for redemption of sins, many Israelis will also mark the 45th anniversary of … Read more

Palestinian assailant fatally stabs American-Israeli man in a West Bank shopping center

A Palestinian Islamist fatally stabbed a 45-year-old man yesterday at a shopping center, near the West Bank settlement of Gush Etzion. The victim of the terror-attack was identified as Ari Fuld, a bi-national American-Israeli father of four, from the Jewish settlement of Efrat. After being attacked by the assailant, who was identified as 16-year-old Khalil … Read more

U.S. to provide Palestinians with a financial package in exchange for peace

US President Donald Trump reportedly offered the Palestinian leadership 5 billion dollars in exchange for a comprehensive peace deal that aims to end the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. According to the Israeli financial-daily ‘Globes’, an American offer of five billion dollars will be matched by the European Union and Gulf states; a figure that is … Read more

Czech Republic to open a cultural and business center in Jerusalem

Czech President Milos Zeman announced this week that he would visit Israel in November to open a “Czech House” in Jerusalem that will serve as a cultural and business center. According to Czech officials, the opening of the Czech cultural and business center is a first stage towards an opening of a Czech embassy in Jerusalem, … Read more