GCC focuses on Iran

The critical importance of regional stability topped the agenda at the 42nd annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Saudi Arabia. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner Saudi Arabia’s Crown…

Hamas: Qatar to fund $10m monthly fuel for Gaza

Doha has agreed to facilitate a fuel-to-cash scheme to pay civil servants in the impoverished Hamas-controlled territory, said an official with the Islamist terrorist group. By Erin Viner "According to…

Qatar funds to Gaza to involve PA, UN

Qatar is set to resume funding to Gaza via a new mechanism that will include participation of the Palestinian Authority and the United Nations.  By Erin Viner This, according to…

IDF retaliates for Gaza arson attacks

The IDF launched a series of strikes on Hamas terrorist facilities following airborne incendiary attacks on southern Israel .  By Erin Viner Israeli jets successfully hit a Hamas rocket production…

COGAT eases Gaza restrictions

By Erin Viner for TV7 The IDF Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) has announced that in light of the security calm with Gaza over the past week,…

Abbas: PA will work with Israel’s new gov’t

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declared willingness to interact with the new Israeli government, which took office on 13 June under the leadership of Prime Minister Naftali Bennett. “We will deal…

Hamas: more violence if Qatari funds not transferred

The Islamist Hamas organization is threatening to escalate violence against Israel unless it immediately transfers funds donated by Qatar to the Gaza Strip, declaratively earmarked for humanitarian purposes. A Hamas…

Ten Lessons of the Recent Gaza War

By Jerusalem Institute for Strategy and Security President Professor Efraim Inbar and Vice President  Colonel (res.) Dr. Eran Lerman. Only time will tell whether Israel has been successful in buying…

Israel seizes Gaza shipments

Israel’s security establishment remains highly-concerned over the replenishment of Hamas’ arsenal of low-cost, home-made rockets, largely constructed with civilian materials with Iranian financing and expertise. Defense Minister Benny Gantz this…

Hamas claims victory over Israel

Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh is claiming that his Islamist faction won the recent battle with Israel. "This victory is a strategic victory. Why? Because the stage that comes after the…