Tuesday, August 25, 2015


* Far-right extremists backed by "new Sanhedrin" rabbis - Following the administrative detentions of right wing radicals, the new Sanhedrin issued a statement of support of the radical right wing for "risking their lives for the holiness of the nation and the Land."

* Israel should be annihilated, Iranian official says - The UK's Hammond said Monday that Iran's current gov't had more nuanced approach to Israel relative to its predecessor.

Middle East leaders flock to Moscow for Syrian talks, arms deals - Iranian delegation expected to seal S-300 delivery date; heads of state from Egypt, Jordan, Saudi Arabia and UAE also head to Russia.

* President of Refugees or Holy Land Celebrity? - The Palestinian Authority and its collaborators in the mainstream media like to paint the Palestinian-controlled territories as a land oppressed and destitute.

* PA Claims "Western Wall is Muslim" - PA claims Temple Mount and Kotel as "Muslim holy sites," as PA mufti calls for "physical" response to possible ban of Muslim rioting groups.

* Iranian Intel chief: Israel's Mossad plotting to undermine stability in Iran - "Fortunately the Iranian security forces' intelligence superiority and efforts thwarted all their plots," Seyed Mahmoud Alavi says.

The North Korean threat to Israel - Indeed, North Korea is directly linked to just about every menace facing Israel, and it is time for the Jewish state to do something about this threat.

Meet the IDF's Elite Tank Unit - 'Pulsar 401' reconnaissance unit provides boots on the ground for Israel's tanks - and play crucial role in urban warfare.

* Jordanian MPs: Send Soldiers to Guard Al Aqsa - Over 1/3 of Jordan's parliamentarians sign militant petition. Jordan will enlarge number of Waqf guards by 200.

Europe "must open official channels for migrants" - European leaders should do more to open up and help migrants instead of using language that dismisses their rights, a UN expert on migrant rights has said.