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In 3rd attack in hours, aircraft said to strike Iranian truck on Syria-Iraq border

Unverified media reports claimed Monday that unidentified aircraft struck a truck near the Syria-Iraq border, hours after a similar strike was reported overnight Sunday and a separate attack in the morning hours.

The Syrian opposition online outlet Naher Media said the truck that was hit in the city of Abu Kamal was loaded with weapons and…

In The News US-Israel Relationship

Netanyahu, Gallant observe Juniper Oak joint exercise with US military

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Yoav Gallant visited the Israel Air Force control center on Wednesday to observe the joint Juniper Oak exercise taking place with the U.S. military.

“This exercise expresses the unshakeable strategic partnership between Israel and the U.S., and constitutes an additional stage in building up…

In The News Iran

Israeli Leaders Demand EU Terror Designation for Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps

Israel’s president has appealed to the EU to designate the Iranian regime’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist organization during meetings in Brussels with the bloc’s senior leaders.
President Isaac Herzog urged the measure at talks with the President of EU Commission, Ursula von der Leyen. “Iran is fighting Ukrainian…

In The News Palestinian Authority

PA announces halt to security coordination with Israel; US cautions against move

The Palestinian Authority announced on Thursday that security coordination with Israel will cease in response to a deadly Israeli military raid in the Jenin refugee camp in the West Bank that killed nine Palestinians, including at least one civilian.

Previous Palestinian moves to suspend this coordination have been short-lived, in part because…

In The News Terrorism

Gaza terrorists fire rockets into Israel, prompting IDF retaliatory strikes against Hamas

Palestinian terrorists fired a barrage of rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israeli communities overnight Thursday, prompting retaliatory strikes by the IDF against Hamas assets.

The exchange came after nine Palestinians were killed during heavy clashes between Palestinian Islamic Jihad and Israeli troops in Jenin in northern Samaria Thursday…

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Rosen highlights potential for air- and missile-defense, water projects through Abraham Accords

Sen. Jacky Rosen (D-NV), who returned last weekend from leading a group of fellow senators on a delegation to Abraham Accords member countries, told Jewish Insider yesterday that she sees opportunities for the Senate to work this year on efforts to expand Middle East cooperation on air-defense and water-resiliency projects through the Arab-Israeli…

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U.S. sanctions Lebanon money exchanger for alleged ties to Hezbollah

The U.S. Treasury said on Tuesday it was placing sanctions on Lebanese money exchanger Hassan Moukalled and his business for alleged financial ties to blacklisted group Hezbollah.
Its announcement said Moukalled was a financial adviser to Iranian-backed Hezbollah, which is also designated by the United States, and carried out financial…

In The News Terrorism

Nine dead in clashes between Palestinian Islamic Jihad and IDF in Jenin

Nine Palestinians were killed during heavy clashes between gunmen and Israeli troops in Jenin on Thursday morning, according to Israeli media reports.

The Israel Defense Forces said in a statement that troops were engaged while attempting to detain Palestinian Islamic Jihad members planning a major terrorist attack.

“During an attempt to…

In The News Terrorism

‘We Have Been Betrayed’: As Billions Flow to Jordan, US Remains Mum on Extradition of Palestinian Terrorist Ahlam Tamimi

The Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan is widely considered one of America’s closest allies in the Middle East. US aid to Jordan has quietly tripled in the past 15 years, overtaking every regular US aid recipient in the world except Israel. December’s Congressional omnibus spending bill gave the kingdom $1.65 billion – $200 million more than the two…

Hezbollah In The News

Hezbollah, Iran’s next move as Lebanon’s politics reach an impasse – analysis

A judge investigating the 2020 Beirut port explosion resumed his work this week in a surprise that may cast a shadow over key figures in Lebanon.

Judge Tarek Bitar has been slammed by Hezbollah in the past and his work had been interrupted since December 2021. The news of the continued work by the judge comes as Lebanon still lacks a new…

In The News Terrorism

Shin Bet reveals Hamas attempts to recruit West Bank Palestinians for terror

The Shin Bet security agency on Wednesday said Israel was revoking the entry permits to Israel from 230 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, relatives of Hamas members who allegedly worked to recruit West Bank Palestinians to help commit attacks.

In a statement, the Shin Bet said in recent weeks dozens of West Bank Palestinians had been arrested and…

In The News US-Israel Relationship

US, Israel launch major air force exercise in message to Iran

The US and the IDF on Monday launched what has been described by both some Israeli and US officials as the most significant large-scale joint exercise to date, in a not-so-veiled message to Iran and other adversaries.

Though the Jerusalem Post was informed by multiple senior officials of the exercise weeks ago as being extremely significant, it…

In The News US-Israel Relationship

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken to visit Israel next week

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will visit Israel next week. The country’s top diplomat is set to visit the West Bank as well.
He is going to be holding meetings in Israel on Monday before moving to meet with Palestinian leadership in the West Bank on Tuesday.
This will mark the second high-profile U.S. official to visit Israel in a month…

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Netanyahu meets King Abdullah in Jordan

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made an unannounced trip to Jordan on Tuesday to meet with King Abdullah II.

The two leaders discussed regional issues, in particular strategic, security and economic cooperation between Israel and Jordan.

They praised the long-standing friendship and partnership between the countries, which…

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Most Americans lack some basic knowledge about Holocaust — poll

Just over half of American adults are familiar with the number of Jews killed during the Holocaust, and even fewer know that Nazi leader Adolf Hitler came to power democratically, according to a survey on the state of Holocaust education released Tuesday.

The poll of 1,004 American adults, published by the American Jewish Committee days ahead…

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NASA to cooperate on Israeli astrophysics mission

The United States and Israel are finalizing an agreement that would see NASA contribute to an upcoming Israeli astrophysics mission.

The focus of the agreement, which could be signed as soon as later this month, involves a mission called Ultrasat under development by Israel’s Weizmann Institute of Science with support from the Israel Space…

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‘This is Not Normal’: Antisemitism in Palestinian School Curriculum Persists as Problem Despite Global Outrage, Experts Say

Study cards for eleventh graders accusing Jews of being “in control of global events through financial power,” seventh graders instructed to describe Israeli soldiers as “Satan’s aides” in a textbook chapter imploring Muslims to “liberate” the Al-Aqsa Mosque, and children gathered to listen to a poem with the following line: “Give me a…

Hezbollah In The News Iran

Hezbollah built 20-plus posts along border with Israel

The Iranian-backed Hezbollah terrorist organization has built more than 20 observation and guard posts along the Israel-Lebanon border over the past year.

According to U.N. Security Council Resolution 1701, which ended the 2006 Second Lebanon War between the IDF and Hezbollah, the terrorist group is forbidden from operating near the frontier.