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Israel Thwarts Stabbing Attack At Tomb Of The Patriarchs

01/12/2021
Incident comes after Palestinian man pulls out a screwdriver at an Israeli checkpoint outside of Jerusalem

Israeli Border Police shot a terrorist attempting a stabbing attack at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron early Wednesday, Israel Police said.
The 22-year-old Palestinian suffered moderate injury to the lower body and was…

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IDF: Shots Fired At Troops Working On Israel-Gaza Security Fence

01/12/2021
Israeli tank returns fire at Hamas military post, military spokesperson says

Two rounds of sniper shots from the Gaza Strip were fired at an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) unit operating on the Israel-Gaza security barrier on Wednesday.
The force was operating since the early morning hours near Kibbutz Kissufim adjacent to the…

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Palestinian Suspect Arrested After Failing To Stab Israeli Security Guard

01/12/2021
The assailant, 51, pulled out a screwdriver after was prevented from entering Israel

A Palestinian suspect was apprehended Tuesday after attempting to stab a security guard at a checkpoint in the West Bank, approximately eight miles north of Jerusalem, Hebrew media reported.
The man, a 51-year-old Nablus resident, tried to cross…

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Netanyahu Planning Future UAE, Bahrain Trip

01/11/2021

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to visit the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain as soon as possible after the current coronavirus lockdown ends, hopefully in late January or early February, a person familiar with the matter said Monday.

If that happens, his trip to the first two countries to join the Abraham Accords…

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Holocaust Survivor And Oldest Living Olympic Champion Turns 100 Years Old

01/09/2021
For Agnes Keleti, the oldest living Olympic champion, the fondest memory of her remarkable 100 years is simply that she has lived through it all.
The Holocaust survivor and winner of 10 Olympic medals in gymnastics — including five golds — celebrates her 100th birthday on Saturday in her native Budapest, punctuating a life of…

After Close To 21 Years, Israel To Reopen Morocco Mission In ‘Days’

01/11/2021
Israel’s former ambassador to Egypt will take up his new position in Rabat

Israel’s Foreign Ministry has selected a diplomat to reopen the Jewish state’s liaison office in Morocco, an official said, weeks after the two countries normalized ties.
David Govrin, who was Israel’s ambassador to Egypt from 2016 to 2020, will be the…

US To Designate Yemen’s Houthi Rebels As Terrorist Group

01/11/2021

Pompeo says move aims to hold group accountable for ‘cross-border attacks threatening civilian populations’

The United States plans to designate the Yemeni Iran-linked Houthi rebelsas a foreign terrorist group, US State Secretary Mike Pompeo said Sunday.

“The designations are intended to hold Ansar Allah accountable for its…

Israel’s Former Ambassador To Egypt To Reopen Israeli Mission In Morocco

01/11/2021

Ambassador David Govrin will head to Rabat in the coming weeks to reopen Israel’s liaison office in Morocco, the Foreign Ministry confirmed on Monday.

The former ambassador to Egypt will be Israel’s temporary charge d’affaires in Morocco, as Israel sets up its mission to the North African state that joined the Abraham Accords last…

Confederate Flag Found Tied To Door Of Jewish Museum In New York City

01/10/2021

A Confederate flag was discovered tied to the front door of the Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City early Friday morning.

The museum, located in Battery Park City in Lower Manhattan, said that it has filed a police report and is working with authorities to identify those who carried out…

IDF: Attempted Car-Ramming, Shooting Attack Carried Out In West Bank

01/09/2021
An attempted terror attack targeting IDF soldiers was carried out in the West Bank city of Jenin Saturday afternoon, according to an Israeli military statement.
Two suspected Palestinian assailants attempted a car-ramming attack against IDF soldiers before opening fire on troops stationed at a nearby checkpoint.
No injuries have been…

Iran Warns That Lebanese, Gaza Proxies Can ‘Level Haifa, Tel Aviv To The Ground’

01/03/2021
Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has reportedly given green light to Tehran-backed terrorist groups

A senior Iranian commander has warned that the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has given the green light for Tehran-backed proxies in Lebanon and the Gaza Strip to level two of Israel’s three largest cities….

First Israeli Diplomat Set To Take Up Post In Abu Dhabi – Report

01/05/2021

Israel will in the next few days send a diplomat to Abu Dhabi to set up a temporary mission in the United Arab Emirates as a prelude to establishing a permanent embassy, the Kan public broadcaster reported Tuesday.

Eitan Na’eh will become the first Israeli to have full diplomatic status in the Gulf state following the…

IDF Deploys Iron Dome Missile Defense System to Eilat to Combat Terrorist Threat

01/07/2021

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system on Wednesday in Eilat, the country’s southernmost city, according to Israeli media reports.

The decision was taken to attempt to give cover to twin threats; the presence of terrorist cells located in the Egyptian Sinai, and also because of Iranian-backed…

Sudan Signs ‘Abraham Accords’ With US, Paving Way For Israel Normalization

01/06/2021

Sudan says it has signed the “Abraham Accords” with the US, paving the way for normalization of ties with Israel.

The move came during Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s visit to Khartoum, as he became the first senior American official to land there since President Donald Trump’s administration removed the African country from…

South Korea Deploys Destroyer To Gulf After Iran Captures Tanker

 01/05/2021
South Korea has demanded the ship’s release and deployed a destroyer to the area

Iran said Tuesday it had stepped up its uranium enrichment, amid heightened tensions with arch-foe the United States and after Iran seized a South Korean tanker in strategic Gulf waters.
On Monday, the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)…

Ten Million Christian Zionists Can’t Be Ignored

01/05/2021

Nearly five years ago to the day, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Pastor John Hagee and his dear friend Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg for an exclusive interview about their relationship and Hagee’s organization, Christians United for Israel (CUFI). Scheinberg’s San Antonio synagogue, Congregation Rodfei Sholom, had recently been…

Greece Okays $1.68 Billion Defense Deal With Israel

01/05/2021

The Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday that the Greek government has approved a $1.68 billion agreement to purchase training aircraft from Israel and for an Israeli defense contractor to establish a flight school for Greece’s air force.

The deal, which still must be signed by the two countries’ defense ministries, will see…

IDF Thwarts Stabbing Attack In West Bank

01/05/2021
Palestinian assailant approached soldiers at the Gush Etzion junction

The Israel Defense Force (IDF) shot and killed a would-be Palestinian assailant who attempted to attack them with a knife at the Gush Etzion junction in the West Bank.
Initial reports did not suggest that anybody else was wounded in the attack
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