Tag: Israel

Mike Pence At World Holocaust Forum: ‘We Bear Witness To God’s Faithfulness To The Jewish People’

Earlier today, as The Daily Wire noted, Vice President Mike Pence was in Jerusalem, Israel to attend the World Holocaust Forum. This year’s Forum is themed around the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazis’ infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp. “Vice President Mike Pence delivered a stirring speech in Jerusalem before an audience that included world […]

Trump to decide on ‘Deal of the Century’ release date in coming days

US President Donald Trump is expected to decide in the coming days whether to present the White House’s “Deal of the Century” before the Israeli election, Channel 13’s political correspondent Barak Ravid has reported. According to Ravid, there have been intense deliberation among Trump’s advisers regarding the issue, but the president is presumably concerned about […]

Liberman: Netanyahu would form coalition with Hamas if it meant immunity

In a broadside against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Yisrael Beytenu party chairman Avigdor Liberman claimed on Saturday the Israeli leader would be willing to build a coalition with the Hamas terror group if it meant he could clinch parliamentary immunity from prosecution. “The madness today is twofold,” the leader of the secular, right-wing party said […]

Israeli intel helped the US assassinate Soleimani – report

Israeli intelligence was instrumental in the successful US assassination of the head of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) Quds Force, Maj.-Gen. Qasem Soleimani, NBC News reported on Sunday. Soleimani wielded immense power and influence in his position and was crucial as the architect who spread and maintained Iran’s influence in Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Yemen […]

Israeli strikes kill several Hashd al-Shaabi members near Iraq-Syria border: Reports

Air strikes against trucks and weapons depots in eastern Syria killed eight fighters of Iraq’s Hashd al-Shaabi militia force overnight, according to a UK-based activist group. Lebanon’s Al-Mayadeen news outlet said Israel was responsible for the strikes early on Friday in Albu Kamal on the Iraqi-Syrian border. Through a spokesman contacted by the AFP news […]

Bennett Promoting Merger of Right-wing Parties Ahead of Third Israeli Election

The heads of two right-wing parties are negotiating over a joint ticket that would include all the parties to the right of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud ahead of Israel’s March 2 general election. Hayamin Hehadash Chairman Naftali Bennett and Habayit Hayehudi Chairman Rafi Peretz met on Wednesday and on Thursday to discuss the issue. […]

‘What’s in It for Trump?’: White House Debating Release of Mideast Peace Plan Before Third Israeli Election

Despite Israel being in the midst of another election campaign, the Trump administration is once again considering whether to publish its Middle East peace plan. While no decision has been made, there is real debate within the White House about releasing the plan in the next few weeks. Some in the administration believe this is […]

Iranian official: We’ll turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust

A former head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Sunday threatened his country would turn the Israeli cities of Haifa and Tel Aviv “to dust” if the US attacks targets in Iran. “If America takes any measures after our military response, we will turn Tel Aviv and Haifa to dust,” Mohsen Rezai, who currently heads the […]

High Court rejects petition seeking to bar Netanyahu from forming government

The High Court of Justice threw out a petition on Thursday that urged it to bar Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from forming a government after the upcoming March election due to the charges against him in three criminal cases. The court said it would not make a decision on the matter, because the timing was […]

Netanyahu tells Supreme Court AG should not be able to disqualify him

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the High Court of Justice on Sunday that it was “inconceivable” for Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit to decide who will be the next prime minister. In a letter to the top legal body ahead of a Tuesday hearing on whether a lawmaker facing criminal indictment can be tapped to form […]