Two West Bank terror attacks reported in four days

The Israeli military has reinforced its forces across the West Bank, in the wake of the shooting attack at the Ofra junction earlier this week. The reinforcements consist of several companies that will, according to an IDF statement, focus on providing roadside security for Israeli civilians in addition to assisting the in the ongoing search … Read more

West Bank terror shooting leaves a baby in severe condition

Sha’are Tzedek Medical Center in Jerusalem said this morning that the condition of the baby that was delivered prematurely after his mother was wounded in a drive-by terror shooting near the West Bank junction of Ofra, remains very severe, while the condition of his parents is improving. According to the hospital, the mother, who was … Read more

Israel demands confronting Hezbollah in multiple arenas

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asserted that Israel’s military efforts to thwart Hezbollah’s cross-border attack tunnels must be advanced in parallel with Jerusalem’s efforts on the sectors of public diplomacy, economy, as well as diplomatic efforts vis-à-vis the international community. During a meeting with Israel’s diplomatic core that represent Jerusalem in north-America, Europe, the Baltics and … Read more

Mogherini: economic interests do not impact EU policy on JCPOA

EU Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini underscored ongoing unity among EU-member states with regard to the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran. During a Q&A at the American Harvard Kennedy School of Science and International Affairs, the European top diplomat rejected claims of economic reasoning for the European efforts to preserve the deal, asserting that security … Read more

Three IDF soldiers injured in Palestinian ramming-attack

Three IDF soldier were injured when a vehicle driven by a Palestinian man crashed into them. The IDF spokesperson’s unit released a statement, according to which the Palestinian intentionally rammed his vehicle into the troops, who were performing engineering work on a route between Beit Ummar and Al-Arroub, which is located adjacent to the Jewish … Read more

Czech President does not believe two-state solution possible

Czech President Milos Zeman visited his Israeli counterpart Reuven Rivlin at his residence in Jerusalem, during which he underscored that while for decades the international community discussed the inception of two independent states as the only solution to the decades old Israeli-Palestinian conflict; Prague could not share this position, as he does not see an … Read more

Malaysia warns Australia: ’embassy move to Jerusalem to ignite terror’

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad warned his Australian counterpart, Prime Minister Scott Morrison, not to move his country’s embassy to Jerusalem, which Mohamad stressed will increase attempted terror attacks against Australia. At a bilateral meeting in Singapore on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit, Mahathir defined support to the Jewish state ‘as a cause for … Read more

Jerusalem acts to defend itself from Palestinian terror

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said last night that Jerusalem is “acting to defend Israel from the infiltration of forces that are coming to attack our communities,” while further underscoring that “There are two possibilities—either the blows that (Israel) deals (to Hamas) will produce a period of quiet, or will result in a humanitarian collapse in … Read more

China’s largest bank for transactions from Tehran to halt its Iran-business by Nov. 1st

President Donald Trump announced that the United States continues to make significant progress in the fight against “radical Islamic terrorism” across the Middle East, a campaign that has decimated the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq. Ahead of a briefing with senior military leaders, Trump stressed that continued efforts are being made to boost the … Read more

Netanyahu calls Israel’s 2005 disengagement from Gaza a ‘sad, mistaken tragedy’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited communities in southern Israel, during which he declared that Jerusalem is “preparing for every scenario.” The Israeli leader noted, however, that while the Palestinian terror group Hamas is a greater threat than in the past, it “fully understands” the messages that Israel relays to it. That said, Netanyahu referred to … Read more