Masks & Costumes: Purim 2021

Israelis today donned costumes for the Purim holiday, this year with the required addition of face masks amid coronavirus fears. Purim, which is marked between yesterday and this coming Sunday…

Iran tops Israel-Bahrain talks

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Bahrain’s Crown Prince Sheikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa held talks over the telephone, according to statements from both Jerusalem and Manama. Bahrain and…

US strikes Iran proxies in Syria

United States President Joe Biden authorized his first known military action by ordering air strikes on Iran-backed militia in eastern Syria at dawn. The strikes appeared to be limited in…

Gantz issues warning to Hezbollah

Israel’s Alternate Premier and Defense Minister Benny Gantz conducted a situational assessment and discussion with senior military staff during an inspection of the IDF 91st Division in the north. The…