Friday, December 15, 2017

12/15/17

Tourism Minister: 'Privilege' to Protect Holy Sites for Nations, Expects 4M Tourists in 2018 Christian visitors to Israel will help boost tourism to record highs in the coming year, with Tourism Minister Yariv Levin expecting nearly 4 million total tourists in 2018.

Chabad Lights 15,000 Public Menorahs on Hanukkah From the Far East to the Americas, Chabad has erected public menorahs as part of the Chabad-Lubavitch Hanukkah campaign in more than 100 countries and territories, including all 50 US states.

America-1st is 21st Century Maccabees This article presents the unspoken-depths of the Maccabees-revolt back-then in 167 BCE, which is continued by a similar process at present, which is lead by America-1st [1].

Nikki Haley Displays Hardware Proving Iranian Violations At a military base in Washington, Nikki Haley, the American ambassador to the United Nations, presented pieces of weapons as proof that Iran is providing the Houthi rebels in Yemen in direct violation of international agreements limiting it arm deals.

Hamas rockets are onset of anti-Israel war of attrition ordered by Iran's Gen. Soleimani The Palestinian rockets fired from Gaza Wednesday night, Dec. 13, were the 12th and 13th since US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision on Dec.6.

Rouhani: Iran ready to unconditionally cooperate to defend Quds TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to cooperate unconditionally with all Muslim nations to defend al-Quds (Jerusalem).

"We swear to break your necks": Islamic State depicts Trump and Netanyahu kneeling before jihadi executionerMeanwhile, the Left decries as "racist" and "Islamophobic" any effort by Trump to take steps to prevent more Islamic State jihadis from entering the country.

Hamas Will Reverse Trump's Jerusalem Move, Leader Tells Gaza Rally "We will knock down Trump's decision. No superpower is capable of offering Jerusalem to Israel, there is no Israel that it should have a capital named Jerusalem."

In Pictures: Gazans Celebrate 30 Years of Hamas Thousands of people of all ages attended the celebration in Gaza City.

Three Years of Relative Quiet Shattered by Trump's Jerusalem Declaration The past week has seen the most serious peak of violence between Israel and Hamas since the end of Operation Protective Edge in 2014.

JPost Poll: Skyrocketing Support for Trump Among Israelis Split on impact of Jerusalem announcement on peace.

Nazareth to Observe Most Christmas Festivities Despite Anger Over Trump While canceling performances, most holiday activities will go on as normal.

Study finds anti-Semitism rampant among Muslim migrants in Germany "The dimensions of the problem are much larger than expected."

Thursday, December 14, 2017

12/14/17

Hamas rockets are onset of anti-Israel war of attrition ordered by Iran's Gen. Soleimani The Palestinian rockets fired from Gaza Wednesday night, Dec. 13, were the 12th and 13th since US President Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision on Dec.6.

Rouhani: Iran ready to unconditionally cooperate to defend Quds TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to cooperate unconditionally with all Muslim nations to defend al-Quds (Jerusalem).

"We swear to break your necks": Islamic State depicts Trump and Netanyahu kneeling before jihadi executionerMeanwhile, the Left decries as "racist" and "Islamophobic" any effort by Trump to take steps to prevent more Islamic State jihadis from entering the country.

Hamas Will Reverse Trump's Jerusalem Move, Leader Tells Gaza Rally "We will knock down Trump's decision. No superpower is capable of offering Jerusalem to Israel, there is no Israel that it should have a capital named Jerusalem."

In Pictures: Gazans Celebrate 30 Years of Hamas Thousands of people of all ages attended the celebration in Gaza City.

Three Years of Relative Quiet Shattered by Trump's Jerusalem Declaration The past week has seen the most serious peak of violence between Israel and Hamas since the end of Operation Protective Edge in 2014.

JPost Poll: Skyrocketing Support for Trump Among Israelis Split on impact of Jerusalem announcement on peace.

Nazareth to Observe Most Christmas Festivities Despite Anger Over Trump While canceling performances, most holiday activities will go on as normal.

Study finds anti-Semitism rampant among Muslim migrants in Germany "The dimensions of the problem are much larger than expected."

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

12/13/17

Hanukka Around the Globe: Fighting the Darkness With Jewish Light The first night of Hanukka commenced with festive Menoras being lit around the world by Jewish and non-Jewish people keeping the night illuminated together.

Rouhani: Iran ready to unconditionally cooperate to defend Quds TEHRAN - President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Iran is ready to cooperate unconditionally with all Muslim nations to defend al-Quds (Jerusalem).

Israeli minister calls on Saudi Arabia to lead regional peace efforts Speaking to Saudi Arabian newspaper, Yisrael Katz says Gulf state understands challenges of region, shares Israel's concerns over Iran.

Jordan: Judaizing Jerusalem will bring violence and extremism Jordanian, Saudi kings reiterate 'Palestinian right' to establish Jerusalem as capital of future 'Palestinian' state.

Qassem Soleimani sends minion on odyssey from Iraq to the Lebanese-Israeli border By reaching the Lebanese-Israeli border on Dec. 2, Iraqi Shiite militia chief Qais al-Khazali embodied the consummation of Iran's open land bridge to the Mediterranean.

Abbas to Muslim Summit: US Jerusalem Decision 'Greatest Crime' Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas addressed an emergency summit in Istanbul in response to Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Muslim nations urge recognition of East Jerusalem as Palestinian capital The leaders of 57 Muslim nations have called on the world to recognise "the State of Palestine and East Jerusalem as its occupied capital".

Ancient Oil Lamp Traced Back to First-Ever Hanukkah in Maccabee Era During a hike in the Beit She'an Valley, 7-year-old Hadas Goldberg-Kedar and her mother, Ayelet, discovered an ancient clay oil lamp that turned out to be a well-preserved pottery vessel dating back to the Hellenistic period at the beginning of the 2nd century BCE.

Russia Sharply Expanding Nuclear Arsenal, Upgrading Underground Facilities Pentagon to boost U.S. weapons under nuclear posture review.

Our World: Europe's War Against the Jewish State On Sunday and Monday Israeli PM Netanyahu visited Paris and Brussels to confront Europe's leaders and challenge their hostility toward Israel.

Monday, December 11, 2017

12/11/17

Hezbollah chief says Trump Jerusalem move 'beginning of end' for Israel Hassan Nasrallah tells tens of thousands of supporters in Beirut terror group almost done fighting in Syria and will now turn attention to Jerusalem and the Palestinians.

Netanyahu Meets European Leaders, Sets Them Straight on Jerusalem Netanyahu's remarks on Jerusalem start around the 5-minute mark.

Russia's Putin visits Syria airbase and orders start of pullout President Vladimir Putin has ordered the partial withdrawal of Russian troops from Syria, during an unannounced visit there on Monday.

EU's Federica Mogherini rebuffs Netanyahu on Jerusalem The EU's foreign policy chief says there is "full EU unity" in support of Jerusalem becoming the capital of both Israel and a future Palestinian state.

Iran Defense Minister: Trump's J'lem Move Will Hasten Israel's Destruction "(Trump's) step will hasten the destruction of the Zionist regime and will double the unity of Muslims," Iran's defense minister, Brigadier General Amir Hatami, said, according to state media.

Theresa May says Brexit deal 'good news' for all voters An agreement to move on to the next phase of Brexit talks is "good news" for both Leave and Remain voters, Theresa May has told MPs.

Palestinian Official Urges Istanbul Summit: Recognize Jerusalem as Our Capital Organization of Islamic Cooperation meets Wednesday at invitation of Turkish President.

Has Iran given cruise missiles to Hizballah as well as Yemen's Houthis? The maiden operational launch of Iran's Soumar Kh-55 cruise missile was apparently entrusted to Yemen's Houthis against a UAE target.

Putin lands in Syria on announced visit to create false impression war is over The Russian President Vladimir Putin's airplane made a surprise landing Monday.

100 years later, Allenby returns to Jerusalem The Old City's Tower of David Museum launches an exhibit in honor of the centennial of the capture of the Holy City from the Ottoman Turks by British forces.

Saturday, December 09, 2017

12/9/17

Danny Ayalon presents: The Truth About Jerusalem  Critics of Trump's recent Jerusalem recognition claim Jerusalem ceased to be the Jewish capital 2,000 years ago. Are they right? 

Israel strikes Gaza Hamas sites after rocket attacks Israel says it has targeted sites in Gaza belonging to militant group Hamas in retaliation for rocket strikes. 

Commander Of Iranian-Backed Iraqi Militia Seen On Lebanese-Israeli Border  Qais al-Khazaali is filmed overlooking northern Israeli towns of Metualla and Kiryat Shemona. 

Iraq declares war with Islamic State is over The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Aand Turkey's President e first 24 ecognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Iraq has announced that its war against so-called Islamic State (IS) is over. 

Palestinian protests won't swell into mass resistance so long as Arab rulers and Iran see no gain  The Palestinian Hamas finds itself shouting alone for a massive armed uprising, raising only muted echoes in the Arab world and the Palestinian street in protest at the US president's Jerusalem decision. 

* "Trump Guided by God's Hand to Help Build Third Temple"  President Donald Trump's epic proclamation on Wednesday acknowledging Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the Jewish people was a major step towards establishing the Third Temple and bringing the Messianic era, said a number of Jewish activists working to rebuild the Holy Temple. 

Turkish protesters: 'Jerusalem is ours and will remain so'  Thousands of anti-Israel protesters march in Istanbul against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. 

European states: Trump's on al-Quds "unhelpful"  Trump's reversal of decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday sparked a Palestinian 'day of rage' on Friday. 

City of discord: How Trump's decision on Jerusalem throws 70yrs of caution to the wind  Trump's Jerusalem decision has undone 70 years of wary American policy in relation to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, undermining the status of the US as one of peace brokers in the region. 

Russia-China real gold standard means end of US dollar dominance  The BRICS counties are considering starting an internal gold trading platform, according to Russian officials. 

Friday, December 08, 2017

12/8/17

Evangelical Christians Celebrate Trump's Recognition of Jerusalem as Capital, US Embassy Move  Evangelical Christian organizations joyously commended President Donald Trump on fulfilling his campaign promise to recognize Jerusalem as the eternal capital of the State of Israel, a promise which inspired much of his pro-Israel, Evangelical voter base. 

Security Council convenes on J'lem US Envoy to UN Haley says in special UN Security Council session on J'lem, 'US to no longer stand by as Israel attacked in UN, lectured to by countries that lack credibility in treating Israel fairly. 

Muslims Around The World Rally Against Trump In Solidarity With Palestinians  Trump's announcement on Wednesday has infuriated the Arab world and upset Western allies. 

Abbas lacks important Arab support against Trump's recognition of Jerusalem  The Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas only found Jordan's King Abdullah and Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan to back him up Thursday, Dec. 7, in the first 24 hours after US President Donald Trump's announced recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

Trump Peace Team Believes It Can Ride Out Wave of Arab Anger Over Jerusalem "We're going to still keep our heads down and present our plan when the time is right," White House official tells 'The Jerusalem Post.'

Trump is first US president to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He ordered State to build new US embassy in Jerusalem On Wednesday, Dec. 6, President Donald Trump made history by announcing that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

250 Rabbis Bless Trump With Biblical Joshua's Strength in Letter of Support Over two hundred prominent Israeli rabbis sent a letter of gratitude to President Donald Trump, blessing him in the manner that God blessed Joshua as he led the Jews into Israel and stating that Trump's acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel's eternal capital assures him a permanent place in the annals of Jewish history.

US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision - Iraqi paramilitary group The US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital may become a "legitimate reason" to attack American troops in Iraq, Shia paramilitary group Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba said.

Jerusalem is Israel's capital, says Donald Trump  President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, overturning decades of official US policy.

Trump may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, relocate the US embassy - neither or both President Donald Trump spoke to Israeli and Palestinian leaders Tuesday amid high suspense for his announcement Wednesday, Dec.6 on the status of Jerusalem.

Israeli Right Hails 'Historic' Trump Decision, Left Predicts Regional Chaos Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first reaction to Trump decision may take place at The Jerusalem Post's Diplomatic Conference.

Jerusalem Trump: US recognition 'kiss of death' for peace process An expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first country to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has been dubbed a "kiss of death" for the Middle East peace process by the Palestinians.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

12/7/17

Trump Peace Team Believes It Can Ride Out Wave of Arab Anger Over Jerusalem "We're going to still keep our heads down and present our plan when the time is right," White House official tells 'The Jerusalem Post.'

Trump is first US president to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. He ordered State to build new US embassy in Jerusalem On Wednesday, Dec. 6, President Donald Trump made history by announcing that the US recognizes Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

250 Rabbis Bless Trump With Biblical Joshua's Strength in Letter of Support Over two hundred prominent Israeli rabbis sent a letter of gratitude to President Donald Trump, blessing him in the manner that God blessed Joshua as he led the Jews into Israel and stating that Trump's acknowledgement of Jerusalem as Israel's eternal capital assures him a permanent place in the annals of Jewish history.

US troops may become targets after US Jerusalem decision - Iraqi paramilitary group The US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital may become a "legitimate reason" to attack American troops in Iraq, Shia paramilitary group Harakat Hezbollah al Nujaba said.

Jerusalem is Israel's capital, says Donald Trump  President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, overturning decades of official US policy.

Trump may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, relocate the US embassy - neither or both President Donald Trump spoke to Israeli and Palestinian leaders Tuesday amid high suspense for his announcement Wednesday, Dec.6 on the status of Jerusalem.

Israeli Right Hails 'Historic' Trump Decision, Left Predicts Regional Chaos Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first reaction to Trump decision may take place at The Jerusalem Post's Diplomatic Conference.

Jerusalem Trump: US recognition 'kiss of death' for peace process An expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first country to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has been dubbed a "kiss of death" for the Middle East peace process by the Palestinians.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

12/6/17

Jerusalem is Israel's capital, says Donald Trump  President Donald Trump has announced that the US now recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital, overturning decades of official US policy.

Trump may recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, relocate the US embassy - neither or both President Donald Trump spoke to Israeli and Palestinian leaders Tuesday amid high suspense for his announcement Wednesday, Dec.6 on the status of Jerusalem.

Israeli Right Hails 'Historic' Trump Decision, Left Predicts Regional Chaos Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's first reaction to Trump decision may take place at The Jerusalem Post's Diplomatic Conference.

Jerusalem Trump: US recognition 'kiss of death' for peace process An expected announcement by President Donald Trump that the US will become the first country to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital has been dubbed a "kiss of death" for the Middle East peace process by the Palestinians.

Israel just struck strategic target near Damascus for second time in days According to Syrian state news agency SANA, a military scientific research center on the outskirts of Damascus was targeted late Monday night and the Syrian air defense systems intercepted three of the Israeli missiles.

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing 'red line' Turkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognizes Jerusalem as its capital.

Syria: Another Israeli air strike near Damascus Foreign media report that Monday night, Dec. 4, Israeli aircraft attacked a "scientific research center" in Jamraya on the outskirts of Damascus.

Revealed: US Mid-East moves & Israel's Syria raid were coordinated The US hands-off to Iran's top general in Iraq, Ali Abdullah Saleh's changeover of sides in the Yemen war and Trump's' thinking on Jerusalem - all signal a new, proactive US strategy for the region.

Hamas Threatens Intifada if Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both made threats ahead of the Trump administration's possible recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital this week.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

12/5/17

Jerusalem: Turkey warns Trump against crossing 'red line' Turkey's president has warned it could sever ties with Israel if the US recognizes Jerusalem as its capital.

Syria: Another Israeli air strike near Damascus Foreign media report that Monday night, Dec. 4, Israeli aircraft attacked a "scientific research center" in Jamraya on the outskirts of Damascus.

Revealed: US Mid-East moves & Israel's Syria raid were coordinated The US hands-off to Iran's top general in Iraq, Ali Abdullah Saleh's changeover of sides in the Yemen war and Trump's' thinking on Jerusalem - all signal a new, proactive US strategy for the region.

Hamas Threatens Intifada if Trump Recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's Capital The Gaza-ruling Palestinian terror group Hamas and the Palestinian Authority (PA) both made threats ahead of the Trump administration's possible recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital this week.

Jerusalem: Opposition to mooted Trump Israel announcement grows Opposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

New US military moves in the Mid-East & Israel's Syria air raid were coordinated The US hands-off to Iran's top general in Iraq, Ali Abdullah Saleh's changeover of sides in the Yemen war and Trump's' thinking on Jerusalem.

Latest Israeli Airstrike on Iranian base in Syria raises questions Pro-Shiite Militia Chiefs conferring on anti-Israel operations were targets of Israeli air strike in Syria.

The truth about Trump's hesitation to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem As President Donald Trump faces another deadline in the decision over whether to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Monday, December 04, 2017

12/4/17

Jerusalem: Opposition to mooted Trump Israel announcement grows Opposition is growing in the Arab and wider Muslim world as Donald Trump is expected to announce US recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

New US military moves in the Mid-East & Israel's Syria air raid were coordinated The US hands-off to Iran's top general in Iraq, Ali Abdullah Saleh's changeover of sides in the Yemen war and Trump's' thinking on Jerusalem.

Latest Israeli Airstrike on Iranian base in Syria raises questions Pro-Shiite Militia Chiefs conferring on anti-Israel operations were targets of Israeli air strike in Syria.

The truth about Trump's hesitation to move the US Embassy to Jerusalem As President Donald Trump faces another deadline in the decision over whether to move the US Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Pro-Shiite Militia Chiefs conferring on anti-Israel operations were targets of Israeli air strike in Syria  An Israeli air raid early Saturday, Dec. 2 struck a group of pro-Iranian Shiite militia chiefs holding a secret conference at the Syrian Army's 91st Brigade base near Kiswah. 

Dead Sea Scrolls Do Not Belong To Israel, Germany Says  The Israel Antiquities Authority refuses to allow the scrolls to leave Israel due to Germany's decision, prompting the cancellation of a Bible Museum exhibit. 

Britain opposes resolution condemning Israel's control in Golan  Britain joins US, Canada in opposing UN resolution on 'Syrian Golan.' 

Israel targets Syrian military base - Syrian state TV  Israel launched surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reports. 

Middle Israel: The Israeli-Palestinian Thirty Years' War  The balance sheet of the showdown the Palestinians launched in December 1987 indicates more failure than success. 

Inside The Prospective Israel-Saudi Arabia Rapprochement  Recent events suggest the Muslim kingdom and the Jewish State may be headed for normalization. 

Why Israel Ignores Iraq  Israeli decision-makers' as well as commentators' lack of interest in the political developments in Iraq, leads them to exaggerate in Iranian influence in Iraq and lose track of alternative trends. 

Rouhani: We do not want distance from Arab world  In an indirect reference to Saudi Arabia, President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said Iran is not in rivalry with its neighbors and does not seek to "distance" itself from countries in the Middle East region. 

"I am not American," said the Islamist; "I am Muslim"  Several years ago, when first in the United States on a teaching scholarship, one issue leapt out. 

Kim Jong-Un specified flight angle of latest missile launch, N. Korean state media said  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un "meticulously guided" the test launch of a new model intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Nov. 29, North Korean state media reported.

Saturday, December 02, 2017

12/2/17

Pro-Shiite Militia Chiefs conferring on anti-Israel operations were targets of Israeli air strike in Syria  An Israeli air raid early Saturday, Dec. 2 struck a group of pro-Iranian Shiite militia chiefs holding a secret conference at the Syrian Army's 91st Brigade base near Kiswah. 

Dead Sea Scrolls Do Not Belong To Israel, Germany Says  The Israel Antiquities Authority refuses to allow the scrolls to leave Israel due to Germany's decision, prompting the cancellation of a Bible Museum exhibit. 

Britain opposes resolution condemning Israel's control in Golan  Britain joins US, Canada in opposing UN resolution on 'Syrian Golan.' 

Israel targets Syrian military base - Syrian state TV  Israel launched surface-to-surface missiles at a military installation outside the Syrian capital Damascus overnight, Syrian state TV reports. 

Middle Israel: The Israeli-Palestinian Thirty Years' War  The balance sheet of the showdown the Palestinians launched in December 1987 indicates more failure than success. 

Inside The Prospective Israel-Saudi Arabia Rapprochement  Recent events suggest the Muslim kingdom and the Jewish State may be headed for normalization. 

Why Israel Ignores Iraq  Israeli decision-makers' as well as commentators' lack of interest in the political developments in Iraq, leads them to exaggerate in Iranian influence in Iraq and lose track of alternative trends. 

Rouhani: We do not want distance from Arab world  In an indirect reference to Saudi Arabia, President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said Iran is not in rivalry with its neighbors and does not seek to "distance" itself from countries in the Middle East region. 

"I am not American," said the Islamist; "I am Muslim"  Several years ago, when first in the United States on a teaching scholarship, one issue leapt out. 

Kim Jong-Un specified flight angle of latest missile launch, N. Korean state media said  North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un "meticulously guided" the test launch of a new model intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on Nov. 29, North Korean state media reported.

Friday, December 01, 2017

12/1/17

Dead Sea scrolls do not belong to Israel, Germany says The Israel Antiquities Authority refuses to allow the scrolls to leave Israel due to Germany's decision, prompting the cancellation of a Bible Museum exhibit.

Another Iranian Missile Fired at Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia intercepted another Iranian ballistic missile fired from Yemen on Thursday.

UN Resolution against Israeli Settlements at center of Flynn guilty plea In the lead up to the anti-settlement resolution which angered Jerusalem, Trump's team had urged the US to veto the resolution.

151 UN states vote to disavow Israeli ties to Jerusalem This comes as the Trump administration considers moving its embassy to Jerusalem.

North Korea Ships Chemical Weapons to Syria: Nukes Next? Syria could, of course, also acquire nuclear weapons from North Korea.

Russia and Egypt draft agreement to use each other's air bases Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visited Cairo for talks with Egypt's political and military leadership on Wednesday.

Report: Trump to dump Tillerson, replace him with CIA chief NYT claims President Trump planning to install Iran deal opponents Mike Pompeo, Tom Cotton to State Dept., CIA in coming weeks.

North Korea: Russia accuses US of goading Kim Jong-un Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of seeking to provoke North Korea into stepping up its nuclear missile programme.

NKorean ICBM carried dummy nuclear warhead. A US intelligence flop The Hwasong-15 tested on Wednesday, Nov. 29, likely carried a dummy warhead equivalent in weight to a nuclear bomb, say US missile experts.

IAF fighter jets fire on terrorist positions in Central Gaza Strip Army says Palestinian factions fired projectiles on military outpost.

'If there's a war, the North Korean regime will be destroyed' U.S. Ambassador blasts North Korea's ICBM launch, warns it brings the world closer to war.

EU must push African Union on rights abuses In a speech to students at the University of London earlier this month, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres offered an implicit rebuke of most global counterterrorism strategies.

Mitigating the Russian challenge "It is time", the USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev said in a 1989 speech, "to consign to oblivion the Cold War postulates when Europe was viewed as an arena of confrontation divided into 'spheres of influence'."

Israel's red lines on Iran's foothold in Syria It seems that the time is coming when Israel, if it wants to stop Iran's influence and consolidation in Syria, will have to become actively engaged in the Syrian quagmire.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

11/30/17

North Korea Ships Chemical Weapons to Syria: Nukes Next? Syria could, of course, also acquire nuclear weapons from North Korea.

Russia and Egypt draft agreement to use each other's air bases Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu visited Cairo for talks with Egypt's political and military leadership on Wednesday.

Report: Trump to dump Tillerson, replace him with CIA chief NYT claims President Trump planning to install Iran deal opponents Mike Pompeo, Tom Cotton to State Dept., CIA in coming weeks.

North Korea: Russia accuses US of goading Kim Jong-un Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of seeking to provoke North Korea into stepping up its nuclear missile programme.

NKorean ICBM carried dummy nuclear warhead. A US intelligence flop The Hwasong-15 tested on Wednesday, Nov. 29, likely carried a dummy warhead equivalent in weight to a nuclear bomb, say US missile experts.

IAF fighter jets fire on terrorist positions in Central Gaza Strip Army says Palestinian factions fired projectiles on military outpost.

'If there's a war, the North Korean regime will be destroyed' U.S. Ambassador blasts North Korea's ICBM launch, warns it brings the world closer to war.

EU must push African Union on rights abuses In a speech to students at the University of London earlier this month, UN secretary general Antonio Guterres offered an implicit rebuke of most global counterterrorism strategies.

Mitigating the Russian challenge "It is time", the USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev said in a 1989 speech, "to consign to oblivion the Cold War postulates when Europe was viewed as an arena of confrontation divided into 'spheres of influence'."

Israel's red lines on Iran's foothold in Syria It seems that the time is coming when Israel, if it wants to stop Iran's influence and consolidation in Syria, will have to become actively engaged in the Syrian quagmire.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

11/29/17

North Korea: New missile can reach all of US mainland  North Korea, US official, say ICBM fired Wednesday morning could hit all of the US mainland. 

The Saudis invented Islamist terror, will they destroy it? The radical Islamist terrorists trying to destroy the west have their roots are in Wahhabism, a form of Islam initially practiced in Saudi Arabia and spread across the world by the Saudi royal family.

Palestinians Furious After Saudi Arabia Downplays Importance of Jerusalem Proponents of the Palestinian cause have tried to inflate the position of Jerusalem and the Temple Mount in Islam.

As Israel, US reenact historic UN partition vote 70 years later, UN, Palestinians Despondent In honor of the 70th anniversary of the 1947 United Nations resolution leading to the establishment of the State of Israel.

'Historic UN partition vote on Israel against international law' Researcher Ze'ev Jabotinsky says international law gives Jews right over entire Land of Israel, not just part of it.

Egypt mosque attack: Sisi gives military three months to secure Sinai Egypt's president has told the military to restore "security and stability" to the Sinai peninsula within three months, after an attack on a mosque there on Friday left 305 people dead.

Report: Trump expected to move embassy to Jerusalem within days Israeli officials say President Trump preparing to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel, move US embassy to Jerusalem.

Video on Partition Plan UN vote to be screened in Times Square World Zionist Organization produces 'I love Israel' video to be screened in NYC's Times Square on enormous screen

Europeans form united front to defend nuclear deal Some of the United States' closest allies, the UK, Germany and France, have formed a united front to defend the 2015 nuclear deal, CNN reported on Tuesday.

Libyan Muslim acquitted of most serious charges in Benghazi jihad massacre, found guilty of terrorism This is a war, and the Benghazi jihad massacre was one battle in that war.

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

11/28/17

Iranian Army Chief: Next War Will Eradicate Israel Iranian Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps commander Maj. Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari has vowed that any future conflict with Israel will be the Jewish state's last, and promised to come to Hezbollah's aid if the terrorist group is attacked.

Egypt attack to spur on Saudi backed Muslim Military Alliance The crown prince has said he would encourage a more moderate and tolerant version of Islam.

Jerusalem: A city of the future Jerusalem Affairs and Heritage Minister Zeev Elkin advances the interests of the capital city on the national level.

Iranian warships heading to Gulf of Mexico? The growth of Iran's navy, especially its plans to build a naval port in Syria, concerns Israel.

Diplomat: 'Apocalyptic Development' Possible in Korea Russia is still pushing the "freeze-for-freeze" initiative to stave off a potential "apocalyptic development" on the Korean Peninsula as a result of Pyongyang's nuclear standoff with the U.S. and the world.

Iran's presence in intl. waters should continue: Ayatollah Khamenei TEHRAN - Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei insisted on Tuesday that the presence of the Iranian navy in international waters should continue unabated.

Islamic State Santa poster threatens Christmas jihad massacre in Times Square Allah says he will strike terror in the unbelievers (Qur'an 3:151), and tells Muslims to do the same thing (Qur'an 8:60).

Chinese the most bullish on EU investment, report finds Chinese business circles are more optimistic about investment prospects in the EU than their US and European counterparts, a new study has shown.

Laundering Iran's Nukes - Again While President Obama was busy concocting the fiction that "moderates" in the Iranian regime were worthy of our trust.

Egyptian Commentator blames Israel and 'Int'l zionism' for Sinai Mosque Massacre Commentator Abdul-Nasser Salama also said that Israel benefits from attacks like Friday's, adding that it gets tourists and investments that would otherwise be in Sinai.

Monday, November 27, 2017

11/27/17

Netanyahu warns Assad thru Moscow: Don't let Iran have bases Syrian military targets will be attacked if you let Iran set up bases in Syria, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu warned Syrian ruler Bashar Assad via Moscow.

Saudi-led 'Arab NATO' declares total war on terrorism; Iran, Iraq & Syria not invited Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Salman has vowed to "wipe" terrorists from the "face of the earth" using resources available to the Islamic Military Alliance.

It's time to demand recognition of Israeli sovereignty in Golan Heights US President Donald Trump will soon present his initiative for solving the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

Hamas Official: Weapons used to fight Israel will be sent to West Bank Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other armed Palestinian groups are thought to possess very few weapons in the West Bank.

Inside Russia's mysterious robotic sub fleet in the Arctic The Arctic: the smallest of Earth's five oceans, with icy waters and dagger-like winds, is home to some of the most unforgiving conditions on the planet.

Jordan said to demand answers from Israel as Red Sea-Dead Sea project stalls Jerusalem has threatened to ditch massive infrastructure plan unless the embassy in Amman is reopened.

Israel says it will 'lend a hand' in Egypt's fight against Islamic State Jerusalem already allows extra Egyptian forces in Sinai and, according to foreign reports, carries out its own drone strikes on terrorists there.

Israeli Researchers Debunk Transgender Craze That's Sweeping America The Bible warned that a day would come when good was called evil, and evil was called good.

Netanyahu said to warn Assad: We'll strike if you let Iran set up bases in Syria In latest sign of PM's mounting concern, Israeli TV says he has conveyed stark message to Syrian president via third party.

US halts arms supplies to Syrian Kurds at Turkey's insistence The White House said it was making "adjustments to its support for US partners" after the defeat of ISIS in Raqqa.

Saturday, November 25, 2017

11/25/17

PM: If int'l community doesn't oppose Palestinian UN bid, we will 'We expect the entire international community - at least the responsible members of that community - to oppose vigorously this UN diktat,' Netanyahu says, as Palestinians plan to submit final draft of Security Council resolution on 'end of occupation' on Monday.

ISIS executed nearly 2,000 people in Syria, mostly civilians, in 6 months – monitor In the past six months, the Islamic State has killed 1,878 people in Syria, mostly civilians, a British-based Syrian monitoring organization revealed in its report, adding that the "real number killed by ISIS is higher."

Al-Qaeda urges ‘lone wolf’ attacks on airliners Jihadist group’s magazine encourages operatives to target commercial airlines, praises US terror attacks.

Wiesenthal Center top 10 list: Worst global anti-Semitic/anti-Israel incidents of 2014 Europe dominates the list of incidents of Israel hatred and anti-Semitic violence, with six mentions.

Watch: Hamas Shows Off Army 'Ready to Conquer Jerusalem' In propaganda film, Hamas portrays itself as a modern Islamic army, with advanced weapons for abductions, tunnel and attacks, naval raids.

Egypt Bans 'Zionist' and 'Inaccurate' Film on Exodus Egypt bans Hollywood film based on the book of Exodus because of "historical inaccuracies".

Iran Unveils its Lethal New 'Suicide Drones' Iran tests out a new weapon meant to bring death from the skies on land, air and sea targets, as part of massive 6-day drill.

EU foreign policy chief seeks new 'debate' with Russia Federica Mogherini, the EU’s foreign policy chief, has said the bloc should launch a new “debate” with Russia aimed at ending the “confrontation” over Ukraine.

CHRISTIANS NOW OUTNUMBER COMMUNISTS IN CHINA Though the Chinese Communist Party is the largest explicitly atheist organization in the world, with 85 million official members, it is now overshadowed by an estimated 100 million Christians in China. 

Turkish PM: Israel 'Reducing the Islamic Character' of Jerusalem Ahmet Davutoglu says he backs Palestinian Arabs in their efforts to oppose Israeli attempts to "reduce the Islamic character" of Jerusalem.

Friday, November 24, 2017

11/24/17

Egypt attack: More than 230 killed in Sinai mosque Militants have launched a bomb and gun attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai province, killing 235 people, state media say.

Iran's supreme leader 'the new Hitler', says Saudi crown prince Saudi Arabia's crown prince has called Iran's supreme leader "the new Hitler of the Middle East", amid heightened tensions between the two countries.

SISI: Egypt to confront terror with 'BRUTAL STRENGTH' after Sinai attack At least 235 dead in Sinai bombing, shooting terror attack - Tel Aviv City Hall lights up in solidarity with Egypt.

How Israel busted the ISIS plot to turn laptops into airborne bombs, as per Vanity Fair Last February, two Israeli Sikorsky CH-55 helicopters carried Sayeret Matkal commandos and a Mossad technical team into Syria via Jordan.

U.S. and South Korea to hold joint drill Fir forces of the United States and South Korea to hold regular joint drill in early December, deploy F-22 Raptor stealth fighters.

Germany coalition: Merkel and SPD to meet in new bid for deal German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her ex-coalition partners Social Democrats are to hold discussions in efforts to end a political impasse.

Why Did Trump Expose Israeli Covert Operations to the Russians? Remember when US President Donald Trump banned airlines passengers entering America from certain countries from carrying laptop computers into the flight cabin?

South Florida Muslim Leader Posts Video in Order to "BEAT THE F**KING JEWS" How long will Crime Stoppers and Citizens Crime Watch continue to harbor Sofian Zakkout?

The U.S. Middle East Peace Plan? No American or European on the face of this earth could force a Palestinian leader to sign a peace treaty with Israel that would be rejected by an overwhelming majority of his people.

EU preparing for Brexit failure, Barnier says The EU is drawing up plans for a no deal Brexit scenario, EU chief negotiator Michel Barnier said in an interview published on Sunday (12 November).

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

11/22/17

No headway in Putin-Netanyahu conversation on Iran/Hizballah removal from Golan border President Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ended their telephone conversation on Tuesday, Nov. 21.

Money 'tsunami' may spur quadrupling of gold prices to over $5,000 -expert A prolonged period of cheap money and the shift of investor focus to gold as a haven from geopolitical and financial risk could boost the price of the precious metal to over $5,000 an ounce in five years, McEwen Mining CEO Rob McEwen says.

Dead Sea Scrolls Written by Celibate Jewish Essene "Monks", Qumran Skeletons Confirm Based on new studies, researchers have confirmed that the ancient site of Qumran, location of the Dead Sea Scrolls, was likely the home of the Essenes, an all-male celibate Jewish sect in the Second Temple Era.

Israeli Jewish Blogger Causes Uproar by Taking Selfies in Saudi Arabia An Israeli Jewish blogger recently did what few others would dare by traveling (presumably on a foreign passport) to Saudi Arabia.

The Next Big Middle Eastern War The Syrian Civil War killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions. Its ripple effects brought terror to Europe and dragged the United States into the fighting.

North Korea Returned to Terrorism State Sponsor List President Trump announced on Monday that "the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism."

Iran, EU hold high level talks in Tehran TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran and the European Union held their third round of high level talks in Tehran on Monday.

PM laments 'no Palestinian Sadat' on 40-year anniversary of Egyptian leader's visit PM Netanyahu speaks at Knesset on Tuesday, in session dedicated to Egyptian pres. Sadat's historic visit to Israel in 1979, two years before his assassination.

Putin summons Assad to Sochi, takes charge of shaping post-war Syria President Vladimir Putin and Syria's Bashar Assad agreed in Sochi on Monday, Nov. 20, to start addressing Syria's political situation now that the "terrorists" are defeated and the war is drawing to a close.

PA children's magazine: Muhammad ordered Muslim kids to throw rocks at Jews "Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger as saying: The last hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone."

PA Government, PA TV, and Fatah all present a world without Israel The Palestinian Authority and Fatah continue to present to Palestinians an image of a world without Israel, using a map that erases Israel and replaces it with "Palestine."

Lebanon Army Chief asks troops for readiness at Israel border An Israeli official responded that Aoun's warning was "nonsense."

UK's Christmas in the age of jihad: Armed guards, concrete barriers and metal detectors around festive markets Why is this necessary? Because of "right-wing extremism"? No, because of jihad.

EU 'cannot afford' lengthy German deadlock German chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a coalition government has raised concerns in Europe that the EU's most powerful country will send the block into paralysis.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

11/21/17

The Next Big Middle Eastern War The Syrian Civil War killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions. Its ripple effects brought terror to Europe and dragged the United States into the fighting.

North Korea Returned to Terrorism State Sponsor List President Trump announced on Monday that "the United States is designating North Korea as a state sponsor of terrorism."

Iran, EU hold high level talks in Tehran TEHRAN - The Islamic Republic of Iran and the European Union held their third round of high level talks in Tehran on Monday.

PM laments 'no Palestinian Sadat' on 40-year anniversary of Egyptian leader's visit PM Netanyahu speaks at Knesset on Tuesday, in session dedicated to Egyptian pres. Sadat's historic visit to Israel in 1979, two years before his assassination.

Putin summons Assad to Sochi, takes charge of shaping post-war Syria President Vladimir Putin and Syria's Bashar Assad agreed in Sochi on Monday, Nov. 20, to start addressing Syria's political situation now that the "terrorists" are defeated and the war is drawing to a close.

PA children's magazine: Muhammad ordered Muslim kids to throw rocks at Jews "Abu Huraira reported Allah's Messenger as saying: The last hour would not come unless the Muslims will fight against the Jews and the Muslims would kill them until the Jews would hide themselves behind a stone or a tree and a stone."

PA Government, PA TV, and Fatah all present a world without Israel The Palestinian Authority and Fatah continue to present to Palestinians an image of a world without Israel, using a map that erases Israel and replaces it with "Palestine."

Lebanon Army Chief asks troops for readiness at Israel border An Israeli official responded that Aoun's warning was "nonsense."

UK's Christmas in the age of jihad: Armed guards, concrete barriers and metal detectors around festive markets Why is this necessary? Because of "right-wing extremism"? No, because of jihad.

EU 'cannot afford' lengthy German deadlock German chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a coalition government has raised concerns in Europe that the EU's most powerful country will send the block into paralysis.

Monday, November 20, 2017

11/20/17

Is Iran Trying to Bring Islamic End-of-Days in Syria? Iran is establishing bases in Syria, but according to some sources, their preparations to engage Israel are motivated far more by Messianic aspirations than military or political ones.

'Saudi propaganda': Iran slams Arab League statement lashing out at Tehran, Hezbollah Iran says a statement by Arab League foreign ministers, which condemned the country and Hezbollah, is "full of lies" and the product of Saudi "pressure and propaganda."

Netanyahu to make rare appearance at summit of EU foreign ministers After long period of frosty relations, first time in 22 years that Israeli prime minister will attend meeting in Brussels.

Report of US Recognizing 'Palestine' in Trump Peace Plan Sparks Knesset Backlash Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined to address reports Sunday that US President Donald Trump is planning to table a new Israel-Palestinian peace initiative, other than to say that his approach to a plan, should one become public, will rest on clear criteria.

The awesomeness of Anwar Sadat's landing in Israel 40 years ago would not be matched even by a Saudi royal visit On Nov. 19, 1977, Israelis watched incredulously as Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, three years after leading a savage war against Israel, walked down from the plane that brought him to Israel in peace.

Sadat's visit, the peace process and the future of Israeli-Arab relations To forge a wider regional peace may first require another Arab leader to trailblaze his way to Jerusalem.

Netanyahu on Trump peace deal: 'The US knows our security interests' Washington knows full well what Israel's national and security interests are, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.

'P' is for Palestine, 'I' is for intifada New children's book teaches bias, anti-Israel sentiments, and leaves out any mention of Israel itself.

Top U.S. commander: I won't carry out 'illegal' strike Air Force Gen. John Hyten says he will push back if ordered by Trump to carry out a nuclear attack he believes is illegal.

'Introduce Sharia law, create a Muslim state to avoid civil war' 'We cannot convert Muslims who demand Sharia law to the merits of democracy and secularism. Why not establish dual system of law in France?'

Saturday, November 18, 2017

11/18/17

Judaism is the star at a Bible museum built by Hobby Lobby  Newest DC institution celebrates Jewish origins; Israel's ambassador to US and host of Israeli dignitaries attend opening ceremony. 

Oil prices could double if Middle East conflict escalates  Barrel traders recently pushed the price of West Texas Intermediate (WTI) oil above $55; the first time in over two years. 

Israel Concerned Syria De-Escalation Zone Will Bring Iran Closer to its Border  Top Israeli officials have expressed concern over the ceasefire deal in southern Syria recently brokered by the United States, Russia, and Jordan, arguing the pact fails to constrain Iran's presence in the war-torn country. 

Saudi Prince Muhammad is on eve of accession, plans war on Iran, with Israeli attack on Hizballah  The next Saudi King Crown Prince Muhammad and Israel agree that Iran is the biggest threat to the region, but Israel's top soldier rules out initiating an attack on Hizballah. 

Is a military coup against Trump in the cards?  In an extraordinary US Senate hearing this week, lawmakers and military officials rounded on President Trump as being a danger to world peace due to his Commander-in-Chief powers for launching nuclear weapons. 

Forty Years After Sadat Visit, Egyptian-Israeli Peace Faces Uncertain Future  It was on November 19, 1977 that Sadat stunned the world by visiting Jerusalem. 

Sanhedrin/Mount Zion Group Prepares Oil for Temple Menorah, Fulfilling Amos Prophecy on Jewish Land  In preparation for the Third Temple, the nascent Sanhedrin and the United Temple Movement (UTM) under the auspices of the Mount Zion Association annually prepares olive oil that is ritually pure and ready for use in the Temple, but this year, the olives were harvested from a special orchard, intended to send a special light into the world that adheres to a prophecy with current-day political ramifications. 

Saad Hariri, Lebanon PM, to return to Beirut 'in coming days'  Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has said he will return to Beirut in the coming days, and will then clarify his shock decision to resign. 

Why Russian-made air-defense missiles miss Israel Air Force raiders  In the last fortnight, missiles fired by Syria's Russian-made air defense systems twice missed hitting Israeli air force planes - the first time on Oct. 16, when Israeli planes flew over Lebanon, and the second time on Wednesday, Nov. 1, when Israeli jets were reported to have struck Syrian military targets near Homs. 

IDF fires 'warning shot' after Syrian border construction  IDF force fires warning shots at a Syrian army post near the village of Hader in the buffer zone in the northern Golan Heights following a fortification operation carried out by the Syrian army in violation of the cease-fire agreement that prohibits military activity in the buffer zone.

Friday, November 17, 2017

11/17/17

Saudi Prince Muhammad is on eve of accession, plans war on Iran, with Israeli attack on Hizballah The next Saudi King Crown Prince Muhammad and Israel agree that Iran is the biggest threat to the region, but Israel's top soldier rules out initiating an attack on Hizballah.

Report: Saudi Crown Prince will 'crush' Hezbollah with Israel British newspaper reports Saudi King Salman will step down next week and announce his son as his successor.

Sanhedrin/Mount Zion Group Prepares Oil for Temple Menorah, Fulfilling Amos Prophecy on Jewish Land In preparation for the Third Temple, the nascent Sanhedrin and the United Temple Movement (UTM) under the auspices of the Mount Zion Association annually prepares olive oil that is ritually pure and ready for use in the Temple.

'ISIS has lost 95% of its caliphate' Head of international coalition fighting jihadist group says it has lost 95% of its self-proclaimed "caliphate" in Iraq and Syria.

Forty years after Sadat visit, Egyptian-Israeli peace faces uncertain future It was on November 19, 1977 that Sadat stunned the world by visiting Jerusalem.

Joint Declaration calls on US to demand Palestinians recognize Jewish State "The primary obstacle to ending the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is the near century of Palestinian rejectionism of the right of self-determination for the Jewish People".

Iraqi forces recapture final IS-controlled town, Rawa Iraqi forces say they have recaptured Rawa, the last town in the country controlled by so-called Islamic State.

'We won't accept Iranian presence on our border' Ambassador Danon meets UNDOF commander as Iran expands its control in the region.

Purchase of Russian S-400 system creates issues for Turkey's use of F-35 - top US Air Force official Turkey's purchase of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile system is a "significant concern," a top US Air Force official said, adding that it could affect Ankara's operation of F-35 jets, some 100 of which Turkey is planning to buy.

Arrested Saudi royals must cough up 70% of their wealth in exchange for freedom - report Riyadh seems to have found the way to curb the budget deficit caused by lower oil prices.

Thursday, November 16, 2017

11/16/17

In first-ever Saudi interview, IDF head says ready to share intel on Iran Eisenkot tell Arab press Jerusalem and Riyadh in complete agreement on Islamic Republic, which he calls 'the biggest threat to the region'.

Islamic State threatens "Christmas blood" at the Vatican No problem. Pope Francis can just step out of his luxurious apartments, embrace the Islamic State jihadis, kiss their feet, and explain to them that authentic Islam and the proper understanding of the Qur'an reject every form of violence.

Hamas Reiterates: We Will Never Recognize Israel A spokesman for Hamas reiterated on Wednesday that the terror group that rules the Gaza Strip would never recognize Israel's right to exist, a firm prerequisite for peace.

North Korea sentences Trump to death for insulting Kim Jong-Un State media gives Trump a 'death sentence' and mocks him for failing to visit North Korean border. 'It wasn't the weather.'

After Decades of Struggle, 69 Ethiopian Jews Come Home to Israel On Wednesday night, 69 Ethiopian Jews fulfilled their decades-long dream of making aliyah, or returning home to the Jewish state.

Minister: Prepare for One Million New Settlers in Judea and Samaria Judea and Samaria should begin preparing for an influx of at least one million new settlers in the coming years, said Jerusalem Affairs Minister Ze'ev Elkin on Tuesday.

Congress, Trump Admin Push Cutting Off U.S. Aid to Palestinians, Iranian-Tied Terrorists Congressional leaders advanced several key pieces of legislation on Wednesday that would cut off U.S. taxpayer aid to the Palestinians and crackdown on Iran's financial support for the terror group Hamas.