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Sudan agrees to normalize ties with Israel for removal from US terror list

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The Sudanese Sovereignty Council has decided to move ahead and accept the US demand to normalize diplomatic ties with the Jewish State in exchange for their removal from the US blacklist of terrorism supporters.

By i24NEWS

 

The Sudanese Sovereignty Council decided to go ahead with normalizing the country’s ties with Israel, sources close to the Sudanese leadership told i24NEWS.

A source close to the council told the Arabic-language edition of i24NEWS that after a heated discussion late on Wednesday, the council decided to yield to US pressure and forge formal ties with Israel.

According to reports in Sudanese and Arab media outlets, Washington gave Sudan 24 hours to respond to an ultimatum demanding that Sudan recognizes Israel and normalizes its ties with the Jewish state in exchange for being removed from the US blacklist of terrorism supporters. Continue Reading »

Israel: IDF soldiers apprehend 3 Palestinians infiltrating in from Gaza

Three unarmed Palestinian men were handed over to the Shin Bet for questioning after being nabbed Friday trying to illegally sneaking into Israel from southern Gaza.

By i24NEWS

 

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) arrested three Palestinians Friday after they crossed into the country from the Gaza Strip, the army announced.

The three illegally entered Israel from the southern part of the coastal enclave.

Two Palestinian terrorists destroying security fence on Border with Gaza. – Screen Shot: IDF Spokesperson’s Unit

No weapons were found on any of the suspects, the military said, and the three have been handed over for questioning. Continue Reading »

Saudi writer exposes secret behind decades long ‘Arab-Israeli conflict’

Saudi journalist exposes backstory on Jordan and its sidekick, the Palestinian Authority: “Both have benefited from the Arab-Israeli conflict. While Palestinian children die to become “martyrs,” Jordan’s king cruises the Mediterranean in his yacht and Abbas’ sons are likely to be found vacationing in Nova Scotia.”

By Abdul Hameed Al-Ghabin

 

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has taken a very open stance of seeking better ties to the Jewish people and to Israel. Some call this “normalization.” I call it plain common sense.

To begin, Saudi Arabia has always been a force for stability. We have always sought peace, not war. Continue Reading »

US Army has eyes on Israeli night vision, signs $50 million deal

Israel’s Elbit Systems of America was contracted to produce spare parts for the US aviators’ helmet mounted night vision imaging systems with initial order for $17.9 million to be supplied until 2023.

By News Agencies and ILH Staff

 

Israel’s Elbit Systems said on Wednesday its US subsidiary won a contract worth up to $50 million to produce spare parts for the aviators’ night vision imaging system head-up display system of the US Army.

The contract, to be carried out over five years, was awarded on behalf of the US Army by the Defense Logistics Agency. An initial order for $17.9 million was placed under this contract, to be supplied until 2023. Continue Reading »

Hezbollah’s leader Nasrallah responds to Israeli PM UN address: Netanyahu is lying

Terrorist leader Hassan Nasrallah denounced Binyamin Netanyahu’s exposure of Hezbollah missile cache locations in an address to the United Nations saying, Netanyahu was trying “to incite the Lebanese people against Hezbollah, as usual.”
– Watch PM Netanyahu’s video address to the UN

By Elad Benari

 

Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Tuesday said Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was lying when he said during his speech to the UN General Assembly that Hezbollah is storing missiles in the neighborhood of Janah near the Beirut airport.

PM Netanyahu during UN address reveals Hezbollah weapons depot near Beirut Airport – Screenshot: YouTube, PMO

“A short while ago, the enemy’s prime minister spoke directly in a speech at the United Nations, saying things in order to incite the Lebanese people against Hezbollah, as usual,” said Nasrallah, according to Reuters. Continue Reading »

Only Christian countries fund Palestinians since March

Free money to the Palestinians from fellow Arab countries have dropped by 85% in 2020, 100% since March, when the peace negotiations between Israel and the Gulf states began.

By SARAH CHEMLA

 

Palestinian officials have a feeling that the recent normalization agreements between Gulf states and Israel have led to a sudden decrease in funding from Arab states to the Palestinian Authority.

According to The New Arab’s Arabic-language and data from the Palestinian finance ministry service, Ramallah has received no aid from Arab countries since March, in addition to a 50% decrease in foreign aid.

The indignant Palestinian Authority autocrat, Mahmoud Abbas.

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The ‘Curse’: So far 1 Hamas terrorist dead in Gaza terror-tunnel collapse

Arab media speculates the Hamas terror-tunnel may have collapsed after the IDF detected it and “employed special technological measures to make it collapse.

By  Daniel Siryoti

 

At least one Hamas operative was killed Sunday and seven others sustained moderate-to-serious injuries when a terror tunnel collapsed in northern Gaza.

Khalil Muhammad of the Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas was killed in the collasp of a terror-tunnel in Gaza. – Photo: Hamas

According to Palestinian media, the incident took place east of Beit Lahiya. Local rescue services rushed the injured to a hospital in the Strip and shortly thereafter Hamas’ Interior Ministry confirmed that one of its operatives had died in the incident. Continue Reading »

Palestinian official names the 5 Muslim countries seeking ties with Israel

Scrambling to minimize the importance of historic move by Arab states to align with Israel, Palestinian Social Affairs Minister says, “The attitude that there can be peace with the Arabs without peace with the Palestinians is an illusion.”

By LAHAV HARKOV, REUTERS

 

Israel is in talks with several Arab and Muslim countries to normalize ties, Palestinian Authority Social Affairs Minister Ahmed Majdalani told KAN Radio Thursday.

Oman, Sudan, Comoros, Djibouti and Mauritania are engaged in normalization discussions with Israel, he said.

L-R- Bahraini FM Abdullatif bin Rashid Alzayani, PM Benjamin Netanyhau, U.S. President Donald Trump and Emirati FM Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the White House signing ceremony – Photo: AFP

On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump said five more countries plan to establish diplomatic relations with Israel soon, following the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain. Continue Reading »

Israel makes history with UAE & Bahrain peace accords brokered by Trump

President Trump, “After decades of division and conflict, we mark the dawn of a new Middle East.”
PM Netanyahu, “This is a not a peace between leaders, but a peace among peoples.”
– As Gulf states become 3rd & 4th Arab states to sign treaties with Israel, Palestinian terrorists fire rockets from Gaza injuring 2 in southern Israel.

By Itamar Eichner, Associated Press

 

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Israel, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain signed treaties on Tuesday as U.S. President Donald Trump hosted the landmark signing ceremony at the White House.

The two Gulf states become the third and fourth Arab nations to sign agreements with Israel, after Egypt in 1979 and Jordan in 1994. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu to present UAE, Bahrain peace deal to Knesset after ceremony

The Israeli Parliament [Knesset] will only get to debate the historic treaties with both Persian Gulf states next week, with speculation heightening as PM Netanyahu hints more sheikdoms are in line to follow suit.

By Ariel Kahana

 

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is expected to present the Knesset with the historic peace treaties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, the signing ceremony for which is slated to be held in Washington on Tuesday.

The two Persian Gulf states will thus become the third and fourth Arab nations to sign peace deals with the Jewish states, following Egypt and Jordan, which did so in 1979 and 1994, respectively. Continue Reading »

Chad, 4th Country in 4 Days to Promise Embassy in Jerusalem

Following Malawi, Serbia and Kosovo this week, the Chad cabinet chairman announced on Tuesday in Israel, that it plans to open a diplomatic mission in Jerusalem within a year.

By DEBORAH DANAN

 

Serbia and Kosovo, followed by Malawi, over the weekend announced their intentions to open a Jerusalem embassy.

According to Israel’s Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen, Chad’s cabinet chairman and the president’s son, Abdelkarim Déby, said his country would establish a diplomatic mission — and possibly an embassy — in the Israeli capital within the year.

“At the request of Minister Cohen, General Déby responded positively to advancing the establishment of an official representative office of Chad in Jerusalem,” a statement from the Intelligence Ministry said. Continue Reading »

President Donald Trump nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize

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“I’m not a big Trump supporter,” said Norwegian MP Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who nominated the POTUS, but “The committee should look at the facts and judge him on the facts – not on the way he behaves sometimes. The people who have received the Peace Prize in recent years have done much less than Donald Trump. For example, Barack Obama did nothing.”

By David Rosenberg

 

President Donald Trump was nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize on Wednesday.

Trump has been added as a candidate for the prize in recognition of his role in brokering the soon-to-be signed Abraham Accords, normalizing relations between Israel and the United Arab Emirates. Continue Reading »

Netanyahu: Kosovo is 1st Muslim-majority state to open embassy in Jerusalem

Palestinians still fuming following President Trump’s brokered Israeli-UAE peace announcement. Now, cementing the irrelevance of their anti-Israel/anti-America influence, President Trump has Kosovo joining Serbia in their recognition of Israel as well.
– Israeli PM Netanyahu, “Their recognition of Israel is expanding and more countries are expected to join it.”

By i24NEWS

 

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Friday that Kosovo will become the world’s first Muslim-majority nation to open its Israel embassy in Jerusalem.

The announcement came shortly after US President Donald Trump unveiled a historic accord on economic ties between Kosovo and Serbia, which also included Kosovo recognizing Israel and Serbia relocating its embassy to Jerusalem. Continue Reading »

Palestinian leaders rush to Beirut confab over UAE peace-deal with Israel

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh, scheduled to visit Beirut for the first time in 27 years, will join the other intransigent Palestinian group leaders to participate in a conference called by rival Palestinian kleptocrat Mahmoud  Abbas, to tackle ‘calamitous’ UAE peace deal with Israel.

By i24NEWS, Ynet

 

Hamas political leader Ismail Haniyeh returned to Beirut for the first time in 27 years, a spokesperson for the terror group said on Tuesday.

His visit was suddenly canceled Monday night before being put back on the agenda on Tuesday morning.

The current leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar (L) and the senior Political Leader of Hamas and formerly one of two disputed Prime Ministers of the Palestinian National Authority, Ismaïl Haniyeh (R) – Photo: AFP/Archives

From Beirut, Haniyeh was to participate by video conference in a meeting Thursday headed by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank city of Ramallah, the Dubai-based Al-Arabiya channel reported. Continue Reading »

REPORT: Five Iranian-backed militiamen killed in Syria during airstrikes

While Syrian officials were quick to accuse Israel of executing the airstrike, the IDF has yet to confirm or even comment on the event.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF

 

Syrian air defenses intercepted missiles over the southern region of the country on Monday near Damascus, state television cited a Syrian military source as saying. The source accused Israel as being behind the attacks.

The strikes reportedly killed five Iranian-backed militiamen, including three of non-Syrian nationalities according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

Rampage missile fired from an IAF fighter jet. – Photo: IAI

Initially, the state news agency SANA cited a military source as saying that at least two people were killed, and seven injured. Continue Reading »