Thursday, September 01, 2016


SpaceX rocket explodes, Israeli satellite on board destroyed  'Anomaly' on launchpad destroys rocket and $200 million Amos-6 satellite; no injuries reported in massive blast. 

Report: US secretly agreed to waive Iran nuclear restrictions  US, allies, secretly agreed to waive restrictions on Iran's nuclear program in order to lift economic sanctions. 

'Israeli Air Force takes part in US drill with Pakistan, United Arab Emirates'  IAF's "long-range capabilities" sharpened during flight to US Red Flag drill; American media reports that states without Israel ties also took part. 

In Strange Confluence of Events, Muslims Will Celebrate Sacrifice of Ishmael on 9/11 This Year  In a very strange set of coincidences, this September 11th may see Muslim Americans celebrating their holiest sacrificial festival while the rest of the country mourns one of the most horrific days in United States history. 

UN official: Israel should ratify nuclear test ban in 5 years  UN official says Israel should ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty within five years. 

Child soldiers: Iraqi govt militia recruits displaced minors to fight ISIS, HRW report says  Child soldiers are recruited by government-aligned militias to fight Islamic State forces in Mosul, Human Rights Watch has learned. 

Blair tells French media Brits are confused by Brexit, could end up staying in Europe  Despite Prime Minister Theresa May's insistence that 'Brexit means Brexit,' Europhile ex-PM Tony Blair told French radio station Europe 1 that Britain's EU membership could yet be saved. 

Cyberspace, the final frontier  Israel's young cyber industry is proving to be a remarkable success story. 

Netanyahu Tells Kids to Study Bible, Seek Coexistence  Much to the delight of parents, the new school year has begun in Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had two related messages for students: study the Bible and seek peaceful coexistence.