Israeli security source: Palestinians refuse IDF’s access to the bullet that killed Al Jazeera journalist because they know Israeli forensic technology, light-years ahead of their own, could definitively identify the actual shooter. – What are they afraid of?
By Eitan Divinsky
A preliminary investigation into Wednesday’s gun battle between IDF troops and terror suspects in Jenin revealed that Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Aqlah was located to the north of the IDF unit taking part in the fighting, while most of the bullets fired by the soldiers were shot towards the south.
However, individual bullets were also fired in a northerly direction, so the IDF has not completely ruled out the possibility that the journalist was killed by its troops. Continue Reading »
The Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees is using the Israeli company, Watergen for its innovative technology that supplies fresh and mineral-enriched drinking water from the air.
By LIOR NOVIK
Water is a basic and necessary component of life. But for millions of people in Syria, a country that has been torn apart by a devastating civil war for more than a decade, there is no access to clean water, which causes the spread of preventable diseases and death.
The humanitarian aid organization, Multifaith Alliance for Syrian Refugees, has found a way to meet the water needs of the Syrian people by using Watergen technology, developed by the Israeli company that produces clean and mineral-enriched drinking water from the air, powered by solar energy. Continue Reading »
IDF soldiers and Israel Police officers apprehended the suspects within Israel, including bag with five submachine guns and M16 ammunition.
By Israel National News
IDF observation soldiers identified suspects approaching Israeli territory from Lebanon near the town of Ghajar Monday evening. The suspects threw a bag into Israeli territory.
IDF flares illuminate the sky above likely Lebanese infiltrators approaching Israeli territory near the border-town of Ghajar. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
Three additional suspects then arrived in a vehicle within Israeli territory and retrieved the bag. The suspects then threw the bag from the vehicle and continued driving. IDF soldiers and Israel Police officers who were dispatched to the scene apprehended the suspects within Israel and located the bag, which contained five MP5 submachine guns and M16 ammunition. Continue Reading »
HISTORIC: In The Wall Street Journal report those familiar with the Saudi Public Investment Fund said thus far, two Israeli firms have been chosen to be invested in and that this is the first known instance of money from the fund being directed to Israel.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
A new private-equity fund run by Jared Kushner intends to invest millions of dollars raised from Saudi Arabia in Israeli start-ups, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal.
The fund, Affinity Partners, has already raised over $3 billion, including a $2 billion commitment from Saudi Arabia’s sovereign-wealth fund. Continue Reading »
The Iranian operative, Mansour Rassouli, admitted in an audio recording to his Mossad interrogators that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps tasked him with the assassinations of the Israeli Consulate in Turkey, a senior American military general in Germany and a journalist in France.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
The Mossad – operating in Iran – apprehended and interrogated an Iranian national who was leading a plot to kill an Israeli diplomat and a US general, sources have confirmed.
An audio recording released on Saturday showed a photo of Mansour Rasouli admitting he had been ordered to establish a cell to assassinate a worker at the Israeli Consulate in Istanbul, a US general stationed in Germany and a journalist in France. Continue Reading »
International pressure campaign is at the center of a massive real estate battle to prevent any Jewish presence in the Old City of Jerusalem. They completely ignore the fact that the Petra Hotel was also originally owned by Jews throughout the 19th and early 20th centuries.
By Israel National News
Written and living evidence of the history of Jerusalem’s Old City provides evidence a contentious building located near the Jaffa Gate and known as the Petra Hotel was owned by Jews until 1931.
The Jewish Ateret Cohanim association recently entered the facility after purchasing it from the Greek Orthodox Patriarchate 20 years ago. Continue Reading »
37% of Jewish Americans disapprove of Biden’s job performance – nearly double the number from 2021, blamed on his botched exit from Afghanistan, faulty pandemic decisions, southern border crises and record-high inflation caused by ill-advised government policies.
By Ron Kampeas, JTA
The good news for Joe Biden is that a majority of U.S. Jews approve of the job he is doing. The bad news is that the number in a new poll, 63%, is a sharp double-digit drop from where he was last year.
A poll released Wednesday by the Jewish Electorate Institute, a group led by prominent Jewish Democrats, showed Biden’s approval rating down from 80% in a poll by the same organization last July. Continue Reading »
With over 1,000 security personnel, Israel Policemen, Border Police Guard, IDF Special Units and others searched throughout the night for the gunman that opened fire into Tel Aviv nigh-spots, killing 3 and injuring at least 15 more.
The gunman who opened fire at a bar in Israel’s central city Tel Aviv on Thursday night was shot and killed by Israeli security forces early Friday morning after a manhunt throughout the city.
Aftermath of Palestinian terror attack at Tel Aviv cafe. – Screenshot: Israel Police documentary film
Israel’s internal security agency Shin Bet said officers found the man hiding near a mosque in Jaffa, south of Tel Aviv, and killed the man in an ensuing gunfight. Continue Reading »
Germany gets approval from Jerusalem to obtain Israel’s Arrow 3 missile defense system, one of Israel’s most advanced defensive systems that has yet to be sold to another country.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Germany has received approval from Israel and the United States to purchase the Arrow-3 missile defense system, The Jerusalem Post has learned.
German legislators have in the past pushed for Berlin to buy Israel’s Iron Dome system to ward off aerial threats, but on Monday the head of the German Air Force Lt. Gen. Ingo Gerhartz told the Post that the Arrow 3 is the most relevant system for the threats facing the European nation. Continue Reading »
Tensions in the country are running high following two previous Palestinian terror attacks in the past week; the first in Be’er Sheva in which four people were killed, and the second in Hadera, in which two others were murdered.
At least five people were killed and another was critically wounded in a suspected terror attack in the city of Bnei Brak, just east of Tel Aviv.
Police said the gunman was a 27-year-old Palestinian Diaa Hamarsha, an Islamic Jihad military operative, from Jenin area in the West Bank. He was jailed in an Israeli prison in the past and worked in Bnei Brak illegally. Continue Reading »
Two police officers hear automatic fire, respond quickly, neutralizing 2 terrorists who opened fire in coastal city of Hadera, then die from their wounds. Another 6 civilians injured.
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By David Rosenberg
Two police officers were killed in a terrorist shooting attack in the coastal city of Hadera Sunday evening.
According to initial reports, five people have been wounded, including two police officers, when two terrorists carrying automatic weapons opened fire on passersby on Herbert Samuel Street in Hadera.
The ZAKA emergency response organization said that three people were treated at the scene, including one in serious condition and two in moderate condition. Continue Reading »
After decades of ‘good and special relations between the two countries’, Singapore and Israel sign Memorandum of Understanding, agreeing to finally open an Embassy of Singapore in Israel.
By Israel National News
Singapore will establish an embassy in Israel, as part of a series of agreements reached between the two governments, Singapore’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced Monday afternoon.
Vivian Balakrishan, Singapore’s Foreign Minister, traveled to Israel this week, meeting with his Israeli counterpart, Yair Lapid, on Monday.
Balakrishan also met with Israel’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Technology Orit Farkash-Hacohen, with the two signing a memorandum of understanding on cross-border cooperation and on artificial intelligence. Continue Reading »
The two armed Shahed-136 kamikaze drones that were on their way to Israel in a reprisal mission, were intercepted & downed in mid February by int’l coalition jets near Erbil Iraq.
By ANNA AHRONHEIM
Two Iranian drones shot down over Iraq last month by American fighter jets were set to explode in Israeli territory, the defense establishment has confirmed.
Truck-mounted Shahed-136 drone launcher. – Screenshot
The drones, which were downed by the international coalition close to Erbil in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, were said to be Shahed-136.
Prior to the foiled attack, which occurred on February 14, Israeli security officials had been on high alert over fears of an Iranian response to a series of Israeli attacks on Iranian targets as part of the IDF’s war-between-wars campaign. Continue Reading »
With every minute counting, construction began on the “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital early Saturday and is expected to begin running on Tuesday.
By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
Work began on the Israeli “Kohav Meir” (Shining Star) field hospital in Mostyska, Ukraine on Saturday, with the hospital expected to begin operations on Tuesday.
A medical delegation is expected to arrive at the hospital on Monday, led by Dr. David “Dudu” Dagan and 60 medical staff members from Sheba Medical Center in Tel Hashomer, Schneider Children’s Medical Center and additional institutions.
Construction of Israeli field hospital in Ukraine, March 19, 2022 – Photos: Kohav Meir Hospital construction team
The Health and Foreign Ministries led the effort to establish the field hospital, with the help of the Schusterman Family Foundation. Continue Reading »
Israel’s ‘Iron Beam’, the first-of-its-kind defensive laser-system will be highly cost-efficient, as each use would cost just a few dollars as opposed to a single Iron Dome interceptor missile that cost tens of thousands of dollars.
By Yoav Zitun
The Defense Ministry announced on Thursday it would be signing a contract in the coming days to begin procurement of an experimental high-end, laser-based rocket defense system.
In the framework of the deal, state-owned defense contractor Rafael Advanced Defense Systems would supply the Israeli Air Force with the very first laser launchers to the tune of hundreds of millions.
The ground-based laser system — dubbed Iron Beam — was originally planned to generate a high-power laser beam at a volume of about 100 kilowatts in a bid to neutralize a host of airborne threats, including rockets, mortar shells, drones and missiles. Continue Reading »