Ben-Gvir warned not to politicize IDF

Israeli leaders have condemned perceived attempts by politicians of the incoming government to interfere with IDF command decisions. By Erin Viner Otzma Yehudit leader MK Itamar Ben-Gvir invoked a firestorm…

Kochavi: Time to speed up Plan B

That is the message IDF Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi has conveyed to senior American officials during his visits to the White House and the Pentagon focused on…

Possible thaw in Egypt-Turkey tensions

Leaders of both countries met briefly at the World Cup in Qatar. By Erin Viner The office of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan released a photograph taken on Sunday of…

Azeri parliament approves Israel Embassy

The development marks the first such declaration by a Shi’ite Muslim-majority nation. By Erin Viner The historic decision followed a vote by the National Assembly of Azerbaijan on 18 November.…

Israel holds successful ‘Naval Iron Dome’ drill

The C-Dome interception test constitutes the final stage of operationalization, said a joint statement from the Israel Ministry of Defense (IMoD) and the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). By Erin Viner…

Israel bars work permits to terrorist’s family

The decision follows the murders of three Israelis and injury to five others in a heinous a combined stabbing and vehicular attack earlier this week. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner 36-year-old Michael Ladygin, …

Israelis killed in terror spree

Three Israelis were killed and as many as five others sustained severe injuries in a combined stabbing and vehicular attack this morning in the city of Ariel in the heart…

Israel issues terror alert for Turkey

The travel warning comes in the wake of a deadly terror attack in Istanbul on 13 November. By Erin Viner “A Level 3 Travel Warning (an intermediate threat) has been…

Netayahu begins coalition-building talks

Israeli Opposition Leader Benjamin Netanyahu is holding talks with members of the right-wing bloc that will likely form the country’s 37th government. By Erin Viner The presumptive incumbent Prime Minister…