Following the UN Security Council decision to visit to the Palestinian ruled areas they claim for a future independent Islamic state, UN Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba was quoted saying, ‘Israel categorically refused the council visit.’
By the Associated Press
Israel has refused to allow the UN Security Council to visit the territory that the Palestinians claim for a future independent state, UN diplomats said Wednesday.
Last week, the council authorized Its current president, Equitorial Guinea’s UN Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba, to consult the Israel and Palestinian ambassadors about a trip.
Palestinian Ambassador Riyad Mansour immediately responded, saying a council visit would be viewed “in the most positive way.”
Israel’s Ambassador Danny Danon was interviewed on i24NEWS’ Spin Room with Ami Kaufman, February 4, 2019. Continue Reading »
Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Netanyahu, “People in the Middle East have suffered a lot by sticking to the past. Now we are saying this is a new era for the future and for the prosperity of every nation.”
By TOVAH LAZAROFF
There is a new era in the Middle East, Omani Foreign Minister Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdullah told Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu when the two met in Warsaw prior to the US-led ministerial meeting on Iran.
“This is an important and new vision for the future. People of the Middle East have suffered a lot because they are stuck to the past. Continue Reading »
WATCH: US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Mike Huckabee and band in Jerusalem, playing, ‘Sweet Home Alabama’.
By David Rosenberg
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman took up a six-string and performed with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee in Jerusalem on Tuesday.
Joining Huckabee’s band for a rendition of Lynyrd Skynard’s classic 1973 song “Sweet Home Alabama”, Ambassador Friedman played guitar alongside Huckabee on bass guitar.
US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman jams with Gov. Huckabee and band in Jerusalem 12 Feb 2019. – Screenshot: YouTube
“Was a joy and a thrill to perform tonight with Governor Mike Huckabee and his band from the Holy City of Jerusalem,” tweeted Friedman. Continue Reading »
U.S. Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) will be speaking alongside a well-known Islamic Relief USA official, Yousef Abdallah, who has publicly advocated for violence against Jews and has posted antisemitic comments on social media.
By ILANIT CHERNICK, MAAYAN HOFFMAN
Congresswoman Ilhan Omar will be a keynote speaker at an Islamic Relief USA emergency fundraising dinner for Yemen on February 23.
Omar will be speaking at the Florida event alongside a well-known Islamic Relief USA official, Yousef Abdallah, who has openly advocated for violence against Jews and has shared antisemitic sentiments on his social media pages.
Report: According to documents signed by B’Tselem & the Dutch government, the far left-wing NGO B’Tselem received no less than 176,000 euros (roughly 200,000 USD) directly from the Dutch gov’t to produce a report that would include criticism of Israel’s Supreme Court decisions.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Last week, the left-wing B’Tselem organization published a report which challenged rulings made by the Israeli Supreme Court and Israel’s Construction and Housing Ministry in Judea and Samaria, and even sought to undermine the legitimacy of the Supreme Court.
The report, Israel Hayom revealed in an expose Monday morning, was funded by the Dutch government. Continue Reading »
According to the Syrian state news agency SANA on Monday morning, an Israeli tank fired “with a number of shells,” on a hospital and observation post in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border with Israel.
BY JERUSALEM POST STAFF
An Israeli tank struck Syrian territory in Quneitra, near the Golan Heights border, Syrian state news agency SANA said on Monday, without providing refuter details.
The media outlet cited its own reporter, who said the strikes caused “material damage” and nothing further.
IDF Merkava tank and crew stationed on the Golan Heights. – Photo: IDF SPOKESPERSON’S UNIT
The state-run outlet said the tank targeted a hospital and observation post “with a number of shells.”
Quneitra was re-gained by Bashar Assad’s regime forces in July 2018, having been held by a rebel faction for the majority of the country’s seven-year-long civil war. Continue Reading »
According to the Dutch State Secretary, citizens with Palestinian origin will now be able to designate West Bank, East Jerusalem or Gaza as their ‘place of birth’ on their Dutch passports, after decades of being able to list only ‘Israel’ or ‘unknown’ as their country of origin.
The Netherlands will allow Palestinians born after the establishment of the State of Israel to list their official birthplace as the West Bank, Gaza Strip or East Jerusalem, Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops said Saturday.
Dutch State Secretary Raymond Knops – Photo: Sebastiaan ter Burg/Wikimedia
While the Netherlands doesn’t recognize Palestine as a state, the Dutch civil registry will now recognize the West Bank and Gaza as the birthplace for those born there after May 15, 1948—the day the British Mandate officially ended and the State of Israel was established. Continue Reading »
A Hamas terrorist and his Gaza civilian worker were killed by toxic gas in the cross-border tunnel construction between the terrorist coastal enclave and Egypt’s Sinai.
By David Rosenberg
Two Gazans were killed overnight in a cross-border tunnel between the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, officials in Gaza reported Monday.
The two men were apparently killed by poison gas in the tunnel, Iyad al-Bozm, a spokesman for the Hamas regime in Gaza said Monday.
A Hamas terrorist in an underground terror-tunnel. – Photo: Hamas video screenshot.
One of the two men killed in the tunnel was a member of Hamas, Bozm said. Continue Reading »
The plan began in October 2018 when the Mossad helped a 47yr-old nuclear technician escape Iran, and from Turkey he joined a movement of Iranian emigrants trying to reach England.
By HAGAY HACOHEN
Mossad, British secret services and the CIA extracted an Iranian nuclear scientist out of Tehran and provided him with a safe haven in the US, the Daily Mail reported on Sunday.
The Iranian scientist is thought to have been smuggled into the UK on an inflatable boat alongside other Iranian migrants who crossed over to Lydd at the beginning of 2019.
The plan is said to have been drawn up in October when the Mossad helped the 47-year-old technician escape to Turkey, and from that location he joined the flux of Iranian immigrants attempting to reach the UK. Continue Reading »
Upon hearing that Nayib Bukele, the newly elected President of El Salvador is of Palestinian descent, many pro-Palestinian supporters were quick to praise him on social media. However, as soon as they learned he was pro-Israel, many quickly deleted their congratulatory posts.
By CUFI Staff
El Salvador has elected their youngest ever President, 37-year-old Nayib Bukele. Interestingly, he is of Palestinian descent and also pro-Israel.
The President-Elect traces his Palestinians roots to the early 20th century when many left the cities of Bethlehem and Jerusalem to find a new home in El Salvador. Some left for a better life while others were escaping from conscription under Ottoman rule at the time. Continue Reading »
With Israeli children owing their resistance to peanut allergies to the legendary snack loved by all, Nestlé is now exposing it to a wider US audience, making Bamba an ideal candidate to dramatically reduce the number of American children from developing the dreadful allergy.
By Navit Zommer
Will Bamba, the famous, all-times favorite Israeli peanut snack reduce American peanut allergies? The Osem company’s snack will soon be on its way widespread distribution in the US, in a a deal brokered by the international food giant Nestlé.
Bamba is planned to be adopted by Nestlé’s baby snacks section, and a new commercial aired recently already shows the Bamba icon — a red headed baby — walking the streets of New York City. Continue Reading »
As Palestinian leaders are still refusing U.S. calls to engage in peace negotiations, American representatives take to Twitter, calling out Palestinians leaders for purposely misleading the public with inaccurate posts, questioning if the Palestinian Authority is actually sincere in seeking a genuine peace.
By Ryan Jones
The Palestinian Authority on Thursday slammed the Trump Administration for “conspiring” to broker a Middle East peace deal that doesn’t meet each and every one of the Palestinians’ demands.
Israel Police statement read, “A joint investigation of the Israeli Police and the General Security Service (Shin Bet) led SWAT (MAGAV) and IDF forces to Ramallah, where a suspect was arrested in connection with the murder of Ori Ansbacher in the Ein Yael area in Jerusalem.”
Israeli police and security forces arrested a Palestinian man in connection with the murder of a 19-year-old woman from a West Bank settlement, whose lifeless body was found in the Jerusalem forest on Thursday night with multiple stab wounds.
The suspect, reportedly aged 30, was arrested in the city of Ramallah in the West Bank. Continue Reading »
Amnesty International has been exposed as an anti-Semitic movement that supports BDS which employs convicted Palestinian terrorists, publicizes propaganda as fact, and a survey among 475 staff members has 70% admitting Amnesty Int’l is an organization with a “ toxic working environment, where widespread bullying, public humiliation, discrimination and other abuses of power are common.”
By Yochanan Visser
A report published this week by the Israeli Strategic Ministry, ‘shed more light on the BDS movement which the Ministry accused of being infiltrated by terrorists and former members of terrorist organizations.
Last week Amnesty International started an anti-Semitic BDS campaign against the Jewish presence in Judea and Samaria, by publishing a new report about alleged Jewish war crimes in Israel’s biblical heartland. Continue Reading »
Having had their previous factory destroyed in 2018 by an IAF attack in Syria, Israel TV12 News reports Iran has constructed a new factory for the production of precision missile.
– The White House vows to remain ‘relentless’ to deter Tehran’s missile program.
Iran has built a new precision missile factory in Syria in the same area where Israeli airstrikes destroyed a previous one last year, Channel 12 reported on Thursday.
According to the report, Israel discovered that the factory was built in the outskirts of Latakia, a port city located near the Russian Khmeimim Air Force base. Continue Reading »