The Kremlin may be backing Bashar al-Assad and publicly denouncing Israel’s strike on Damascus’ airport Thursday, but the two sides are ‘tightly’ coordinating behind the scenes.
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Israeli authorities said on Wednesday that they had detected planned cyber attacks against 120 public and private targets in the Jewish state but did not specify the intended victims.
New York Times Public Editor Liz Spayd is on a roll. Last week she criticized the paper’s op-ed page for its whitewash of an op-ed about a Palestinian hunger strike to protest supposedly arbitrary arrests by Israel. The paper failedShow More Summary
Israel is to take delivery of three more F-35 stealth fighters from the United States on Sunday, adding to two which arrived in December, an army statement said. US President Donald Trump has publically upbraided Lockheed over "out of control" costs of the plane, the most expensive in history. Show More Summary
Microsoft Corp. may be looking to boost its cloud tools by acquiring Israeli startup Cloudyn Software Ltd. for $50-$70 million, according to a report by Hebrew language news publication the Calcalist. Founded in Tel Aviv, Israel in 2012,...Show More Summary
“My number-one priority is to dismantle the disastrous deal with Iran.” — Donald Trump, March 21, 2016, in a speech to the American Israel Public Affairs…
Deputy Minister of Israel Michael Oren joined me this morning:
Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan vowed on Tuesday not to negotiate with hundreds of Palestinian detainees on the second day of a hunger strike led by popular leader Marwan Barghouti. More than 1,000 Palestinians in Israeli...Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Middle East Its Israel... In a private email leaked to the public in September of 2016, former secretary of state and retired U.S. Army general Colin Powell alluded to Israel having an arsenal of “200 nuclearShow More Summary
Israel is an overwhelmingly right-wing nation, says Larry Derfner in his new memoir. "Despite what sentimental liberals like to believe, it’s not the big bad Israeli leaders who drag the peace-loving public to battle; it’s much closer to being the other way around."
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed cohorts of Israel loyalists in the United States by video link last week at the annual conference of Aipac, the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee. They should, he said, follow...Show More Summary
As its participants like to say: there is nothing like an AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) conference. They mean that in a good way. I don’t. AIPAC, of course, is the main component of the Israel lobby. Other “pro-Israel” organizations are niche affairs, representing particular constituencies. Show More Summary
Compared with the years during which the Iran nuclear deal was under consideration or the presidential election was raging, this year’s American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference had been a tame affair. Politicians of both parties spoke; the latest miraculous Israeli technology was on display. But Vice President Pence gave a bland address, and […]
Sunday began the first national policy conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) since President Obama left office. It would be an understatement to say that the past eight years were a tension-filled and often...Show More Summary
On Sunday, hundreds of mostly young, American Jews rallied in Washington, D.C., during the first day of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee 2017 Convention, to protest the expansion of Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem and...Show More Summary
A dispute over the reform of public broadcasting has plunged Israel’s coalition government into a crisis, prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to threaten to dissolve parliament and hold a snap election to block a plan to begin independent television and radio broadcasts. The crisis highlights...
The anti-Israeli occupation organization IfNotNow organized a protest outside the L.A. offices of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. [ more › ]
Israel's Foreign Ministry spokesman likened the report to Der Sturmer—a Nazi propaganda publication that was strongly anti-Semitic.
Authorities prevented Hugh Lanning from entering the country Sunday night.