Hackers apparently based in Iran have mounted a three-year campaign of cyber-espionage against high-ranking U.S. and international officials, including a four-star admiral, to gather intelligence on economic sanctions, antinuclear proliferation efforts and other issues, according to cybersecurity investigators. Using an elaborate ruse involving more than a dozen personas working for a fake U.S. news […]
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today welcomed the announcement of the formation of a Palestinian unity government headed by Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah, and hoped that new opportunities for progress towards a two-State solution with Israel will emerge soon. The formation of the government of national consensus was announced yesterday by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, and […]
The Ministerial Law Committee is set to examine a new proposed Basic Law that will codify the status of the State of Israel as the National Home of the Jewish People. The law is being sponsored by MKs Ayelet Shaked, Yariv Levin, and Robert Elituv. The discussion in the Committee could come as soon as […]
The Temple Mount became Jewish again, at least for one day, on Tuesday. Temple organizations reported that about 400 Jews had ascended to the Mount in the morning hours, and that police allowed them in without undue delays. Read More: Temple Mount is Jewish for a Day – Jewish World – News – Arutz Sheva.
Democrats have argued for the past few years that voter ID laws are being used by Republicans to create obstacles to voting by minorities, the elderly and others. Read More: EPA to Require Photo IDs to Attend Climate Change Hearings | TheBlaze.com.
The traditional form of baptism by sprinkling water on the person rather than full immersion, which is practised by some other churches, has been backed by the Presbyterian Assembly. Read More: Presbyterian Assembly backs baptism ‘sprinkling’ tradition – BelfastTelegraph.co.uk.
The US and European decision to continue funding the Palestinians under their new, Hamas-backed government, is a landmark: For the first time, the US and Europe will be bankrolling an organization branded under their own laws as terrorist, as well as its armed militia, the Ezz e-Din al-Qassam, DEBKAfile’s counterterrorism sources note.
Washington’s support for a new Palestinian government backed by Israel’s Islamist foe Hamas, has left the Jewish state feeling betrayed, triggering a new crisis with its closest ally.
My position on Hamas is indistinguishable from the position of Hillary Clinton or John McCain. I said they are a terrorist organization and I’ve repeatedly condemned them.
Leading Republican Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came out swinging at Sunday’s Israel Day Concert, voicing his support for the “unbreakable alliance” between the US and Israel, and blasting the Obama administration for its handling of Iran’s nuclear program.