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In The News Iran

Satellite photos show damage at Iran military workshop allegedly struck by Israel

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Satellite photos analyzed by The Associated Press on Friday showed damage done to what Iran describes as a military workshop attacked by Israeli drones, the latest such assault amid a shadow war between the two countries.
While Iran has offered no explanation yet of what the workshop manufactured, the drone attack…

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Terror victim succumbs to injuries 8 months after Independence Day attack

Eight months after he was seriously injured from an axe blow to his head during a terror attack on Independence Day, Shimon Maatuf, 75, died overnight Wednesday.

Maatuf’s death brought to four the number of people killed in the May 5 rampage by two Palestinian terrorists in the central city of Elad as celebrations were held for the founding of…

In The News Terrorism

Lebanese man recruits Palestinians on TikTok to help with terrorism

A Lebanese citizen who was once a Hezbollah activist has been using TikTok to recruit Palestinians in the West Bank and east Jerusalem to help him carry out terror attacks, the Shin Bet revealed on Thursday.

The man, whose real name is Salah Sawati, is known as Abu Asan and the Shin Bet revealed three different TikTok accounts he was using to…

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Israeli delegation in Sudan to finalize expanding the Abraham Accords

Sudan is reportedly ready to finalize its move to join the Abraham Accords as an Israeli delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Eli Cohen met with the country’s ruler Abdel Fattah al-Burhan in Khartoum on Thursday, according to Hebrew and Arab media.

Israel’s Foreign Ministry would not confirm that Cohen was in Sudan, only issuing a…

Antisemitism In The News

Princeton University English Department to Host ‘Blatantly’ Antisemitic Speaker for Memorial Lecture

Mohammed el-Kurd, a controversial pro-Palestinian activist whom Jewish groups have accused of “blatant” antisemitism, will speak at Princeton University on Feb. 8, according to announcement by the university’s Department of English.
Currently a columnist for the left-wing magazine The Nation, the 24-year-old el-Kurd has trafficked in antisemitic…

In The News US-Israel Relationship

Bill calling to end UN probe into Israel reintroduced to US Congress

A bill calling to end a United Nations probe against Israel has been reintroduced to the US Congress after similar legislation failed to advance last year.

The US has repeatedly opposed the contentious Commission of Inquiry against Israel, but continues to fund the investigation as part of its budget to the UN, despite opposition from Israel…

In The News Terrorism

‘Overwhelming evidence of ties between Palestinian NGOs and the PFLP’

A new report by NGO Monitor, a Jerusalem-based research institute, documents ‘overwhelming evidence’ of ties between seven Palestinian NGOs and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP).

The U.S., E.U., Canada and Israel have designated the PFLP as a terrorist organization. However, on July 12, 2022, nine European governments…

In The News Israel Defense Force (IDF)

Condition of IDF officer wounded in Jerusalem attack said to worsen

An Israel Defense Forces officer injured in a shooting attack on Saturday near Jerusalem’s Old City has seen a deterioration in his medical condition, his parents said Tuesday evening.

The officer, whose full name is not being published, was said to be in serious but stable condition and is sedated and on a ventilator, according to Hebrew media…

In The News Iran

Iranian illegal immigrant on terror watch list caught near southern border: sources

EXCLUSIVE: Texas law enforcement arrested an Iranian illegal immigrant at the southern border whose name and date of birth subsequently turned out to be a match on the FBI’s terror watch list, Fox News has learned.
Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) arrested 29-year-old Alireza Heidari last week after a traffic stop involving a human…

In The News Iran

Israel said readying for Iranian retaliatory attacks that could target civilians

The security establishment on Monday was reportedly bracing for a retaliatory strike by Iran, following a series of attacks against Islamic Republic targets over the past several days that have been blamed on Israel.

The Kan public broadcaster reported Monday that security officials have held discussions over the past day to try to predict when…

Antisemitism In The News

‘Hate will not win’: Rabbi says firebombed New Jersey synagogue back to routine

New Jersey synagogue that was hit with a Molotov cocktail resumed daily activities on Monday, as law enforcement searched for the suspected antisemitic attacker.

Temple Ner Tamid in the town of Bloomfield canceled all events and classes on Sunday after the attack as it assisted law enforcement to respond. There were no injuries or damage in the…

In The News Iran

Eyeing Iran, Gallant says defense cooperation with US has reached ‘new peak’

Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant vowed on Tuesday to work with the United States to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon and curb Tehran’s regional “aggression.”

Gallant made the remarks during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, who arrived in Israel on Monday.

Your visit comes at a critical time, and it…

In The News

Russia sends veiled threat to Israel, US over Iranian weapons depot blast

Russia appeared to issue a veiled threat against Israel and the United States on Monday when it condemned an attack on an Iranian weapons depot, as US Secretary of State Antony Blinken spoke with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.

Pentagon press secretary Brig.-Gen. Patrick Ryder has said no US military forces were involved in the…

In The News US-Israel Relationship

Blinken condemned both terror attacks, retaliatory acts of violence upon landing

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken condemned both the two Palestinian terror attacks in Jerusalem and condemned retaliatory acts of violence as he landed in Jerusalem Monday afternoon amid rising tensions.
“It is the responsibility of everyone to take steps to calm tension rather than inflame them, to work toward a day when people no longer…

In The News Iran

Iran warns Israel not to ‘play with fire’ after drone attack on defense facility

Iran on Monday warned Israel “not to play with fire,” and threatened retaliation over Israel’s reported involvement in a weekend drone attack on a key defense facility in the city of Isfahan.

The site hit in Saturday’s strike was reportedly was a weapons production facility for Iran’s killer Shahed-136 drones, Channel 12 news reported Sunday….

In The News Terrorism

Palestinian attacker left ‘martyrdom’ message in school notebook

Thirteen-year-old Muhammad Aliwat, who ambushed and seriously wounded a father and son at the entrance to the City of David in Jerusalem on Saturday, left a note in his school notebook expressing his longing to die as a martyr.

“God, or victory, or martyrdom. Forgive me, mother, you’re going to be proud of me,” he wrote.

Aliwat was an…

In The News Syria

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…