UPDATED with Police CC VIDEO: A 19 yr-old border policeman was moderately wounded by a Palestinian terrorist Monday evening near the Lions’ Gate to the Old City of Jerusalem.
– The assailant, neutralized by the police, succumbed to his wounds.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
An Arab man attempted to stab a border police officer in a suspected terror attack in the Old City of Jerusalem Monday night. The attack took place near the Lions Gate.
One officer was moderately wounded in the attack.
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A Russian ship transporting 2,750 tonnes of highly combustible ammonium nitrate was to be delivered to a Mozambique explosives maker, but was diverted in an unscheduled stop to Lebanon, where it was subsequently stored in a manner not in accordance with accepted safety standards in a Beirut port hanger.
The chemicals that went up in flames in Beirut’s deadliest peace-time explosion arrived in the Lebanese capital seven years ago on a leaky Russian-leased cargo ship that, according to its captain, should never have stopped there.
“They were being greedy,” said Boris Prokoshev, who was captain of the Rhosus in 2013 when he says the owner told him to make an unscheduled stop in Lebanon to pick up extra cargo. Continue Reading »
An IDF Spokesperson confirmed the simultaneous fire by an awaiting commando team that hit an unidentified squad of four terrorists placing explosives inside the Syrian frontier on Israel’s border.
The Israeli army on Monday said it targeted a group of four people who had planted explosives along the border fence with Syria on the Golan Heights.
Soldiers spotted the group near a frontier outpost overnight and, backed by air support, “fired simultaneously towards the squad of four terrorists, a hit was identified”, the military said.
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On the right the four men squad is identified, on the left is the confirmed hit.
The first implants of the Israeli startup CorNeat Vision’s synthetic cornea, which bio-integrates with the host’s eye, has received approval to conduct clinical trials on patients at Beilinson Hospital in central Israel.
By ILH Staff
The Israeli startup CorNeat Vision has received approval to conduct clinical trials of a synthetic cornea that bio-integrates with the human eye.
The Health Ministry-approved trial of the CorNeat KPro will be run at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva on 10 patients suffering from corneal blindness who are either not candidates for or have experienced one or more failed cornea transplants, the company announced last week. Continue Reading »
According to ‘Aviation Bridge’ CEO, the private Israeli airline has recently begun advertising its executive jet flight services from Israel to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.
By Itay Blumenthal
Business and privet jets flying from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although such flights have been usually kept under wraps. But now that the two countries have begun to cement their relationship, such flights are no longer kept secret.
This is the case with private Israeli airline “Aviation Bridge,” which has recently begun advertising flights to the Persian Gulf States on their website, including Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Continue Reading »
IDF goes on high-alert after Israel’s Defense Minister orders his generals to prepare plans that ‘neutralize’ Lebanese infrastructure in a quick-response retaliatory strike should Hezbollah, now a major party in Lebanon’s government, fulfill its vow to attack Israel.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on Thursday ordered the IDF to prepare a response targeting Lebanon, in case Hezbollah harms IDF soldiers or Israeli citizens, Israel Hayom reported.
According to the report, the IDF was ordered to destroy Lebanon’s infrastructure in the case of a Hezbollah attack on Israel.
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Hezbollah fighters hold flags as they attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi in Tefahta village, south Lebanon.
Cleared for Publication: Squad of Hezbollah terrorists chased back into Lebanese territory after IDF forces catch them attempting to infiltrate Israel to extract revenge for death of operative killed in Syrian weapons’ depot missile attack.
– Terrorists reportedly killed; IDF soldiers & Israeli civilians safe & sound.
By Arutz Sheva Staff
At least three terrorists (maybe 4) from Hezbollah attempted to infiltrate Israeli territory from Lebanon Monday afternoon, the IDF has cleared for publication.
Watching Lebanon’s border near Har Dov. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP
IDF spotters observed the terrorists in the midst of the infiltration attempt and called combat soldiers to the scene. Continue Reading »
IDF’s spokesperson reports the military is increasing infantry troops in the North after Asharq al-Awsat newspaper quoted Iran-backed group admitting they plan to retaliate for the Hezbollah fighter’s death during the alleged Israeli attack in Damascus on Monday.
By Daniel Salami
The Israeli military said Thursday it was reinforcing the country’s northern border with infantry troops after the Hezbollah terror group threatened to retaliate for the killing of one of its fighters in an alleged IDF raid in Syria earlier this week.
The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said the additional deployment is done “in accordance with the situational assessment” and that life of local farmers and holidaymakers is not expected to be affected. Continue Reading »
Released for publication: Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it foiled the plans of an Iranian and Hezbollah run Palestinian terror cell, working under the guise of a PA humanitarian aid agency, to kidnap an IDF soldier in order to force the release of jailed Palestinian terrorists.
By Yoav Zitun
Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank, officials from the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday.
The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF prevented terror attacks planned for the West Bank, the officials said. Continue Reading »
“It was a moment I will never forget…I think the [UNSC] resolution was the lowest place in decades regarding Israel and the US.” says Israeli ambassador of Obama’s choreographed betrayal of the Jewish State at the United Nations.
Danny Danon last week conducted his final press conference as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.
His tenure in that position was punctuated by passionate Scripture-based lectures defending Israel’s divine claim to the Holy Land. More than once he opened the Bible before his mostly secular colleagues and read to them form the Word of God.
Ambassador Danny Danon addresses UNSC – YouTube Screenshot
Now that he’s a private citizen, Danon said we can expect to hear even more from him. Continue Reading »
Two Republican Congressmen sent a letter to Sec. Mike Pompeo asking why the US Department of State only reported 101 terror attacks of the 1,300-1,400 terror attacks reported in Israel throughout 2019.
By OMRI NAHMIAS
WASHINGTON – The Department of State should reexamine its human rights reports, saying they cite only a tenth of Palestinian acts of violence that official Israeli sources report for the same period, two Republican congressmen said.
Doug Lamborn and David McKinley sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, indicating in their letter that according to the department’s 2019 report, Palestinians committed 101 acts of violence against Israelis in the West Bank. Continue Reading »
REPORT: Despite PA denial, several Palestinians were reportedly arrested, one still held for weeks following a TV news report aired in early June, where several West Bank Palestinians expressed their hopes of becoming Israeli citizens should annexation under the U.S.- Israel peace-plan move forward.
The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favor Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating sources say, despite Ramallah’s denial.
In a television report aired on Israel’s Channel 13 in early June, several Palestinians in the West Bank were heard expressing the hope of becoming Israelis if annexation under a U.S.-Israeli Continue Reading »
REPORT: Fox News strategic analyst US General Jack Keane [Ret.] suggested that Israel was conducting a smart and successful covert campaign against the Iranian nuclear and missile-delivery programs, with the help of local dissidents, “and they may not be finished yet.”
By Tal Polon
Retired US Army General and Fox News strategic analyst Jack Keane said that the series of explosions that have taken place recently at locations around Iran are no accident, contrary to what Iran has claimed.
“In the past several months, there have been dozens of so-called ‘accidents’ the Iranians claim are taking place […] That is no longer a credible claim, considering the sheer numbers of them,” Keane told Fox News. Continue Reading »