Saturday, April 21, 2018

4/21/18

Iran heats war rhetoric to cover up military buildup in Syria Tehran is drumming up an oral war of attrition against Israel as a ruse to deter the IDF from striking the military hardware and personnel flowing into Syria.

As Iran threatens Israel, Liberman says ‘we have never been so ready’ In menacing speech, Iranian general Hossein Salami warns 'hands are on the trigger and missiles are ready'; tweets US and UK won't save Israel

North Korea missile and nuclear test halt hailed North Korea's announcement that it is halting nuclear and missile tests has received a broad international welcome.

Syria 'chemical' attack: Experts finally visit Douma site International chemical weapons experts have finally inspected the site of a suspected attack near Damascus which caused an international crisis.

Israel At 70: What To Do About Iran? The same defensive doctrine that worked well against its Arab enemies should rule Israel’s treatment of its non-Arab enemy.

70 Biblical Verses to Celebrate 70 Years of Prophecy Fulfilled In 1948, the Jewish people declared independence in the Land of Israel.

Preparations for US Embassy move completed Israel completes preparations of road signs, access road to soon-to-be US Embassy in Jerusalem.

Rouhani to Trump: Iran ready for any scenario toward nuclear deal President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday warned U.S. President Donald Trump that Iran is ready for any scenario toward the 2015 nuclear deal, officially called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

Obscurity surrounds EU military fund's expert groups The European Commission is having difficulty finding adequate military experts to sit on an advisory group - raising questions about the implementation of a controversial defence research programme.

Military base rumors stoke Western allies’ fear of losing the Pacific to China In early April, reports began emerging that China was seeking to build a military base in the Pacific. Are these reports “fake news,” or are we witnessing the early stages of a regional showdown between Western powers and China?

Friday, April 20, 2018

4/20/18

Iranian general: Our hands on the trigger, your airbases within reach. Netanyahu: We are ready Iran's leaders used their Friday sermons to double down on their threatening invective against Israel, the day after its April 19 Independence Day celebrations.

In Iran-Israel Spar, Netanyahu says Iran will pay a heavy price Netanyahu spoke at a festive cabinet meeting held at the Independence Hall on Rothschild Street in Tel Aviv, where the state was declared in 1948 by the first prime minister David Ben Gurion.

WATCH Aerobatics over Israel: A 360° pilot's-eye view of 70th birthday flyover Air Force team performs inverted maneuvers, barrel rolls as it streaks over country's beaches and cities to mark Independence Day.

Romania to Move Embassy to Jerusalem: Netanyahu Promises Six More to Follow After meeting last week with Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely last week, a Romanian politician has announced their nation will be moving their embassy to Jerusalem.

German neo-Nazis mass for festival on Hitler's birthday Gathering near Polish and Czech borders expected to attract eastern European extremists; counter protest also planned.

IDF Drops Leaflets Warning Gaza Residents Not to Riot at Border IDF planes dropped leaflets along the Gaza Border area Friday morning, warning Palestinians not to approach the fence, ahead of a mass demonstrations expected later in the day.

Turkey Targeting Greece - Again With the illegal seizures and occupation of northern Cyprus in 1974 and the Syrian city of Afrin this March -- with virtually no global reaction -- Turkey apparently feels unchallenged and eager to continue; this time, it seems, with the oil-and-gas rich islands of Greece.

In first, European Parliament condemns Hamas for terror, use of human shields Resolution still slams IDF's use of live fire against Gaza marches on border and calls for lifting of Gaza blockade, but Israel says 'unprecedented anti-Israeli clauses were cut'.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

4/19/18

Israel at 70: 7 Challenges and Opportunities in Israel and the Jewish World In honor of Israel's 70th anniversary, Breaking Israel News is pleased to present a compilation of analysis from some of the Jewish world's top advocates and experts.

Israel Remembers Its Fallen Soldiers and Victims of Terror Below Sea Level From Tuesday to Wednesday night on April 17 to 18, millions of Israelis memorialized Yom Hazikaron, the day of remembrance for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, upon the land of Israel.

Did smokescreen over Tartus port just hide Russia's S-300 delivery to Syria? As Israel celebrated its 70th anniversary, a Russian ship unloaded a suspect military cargo from a freighter at the Syrian port of Tartous.

World leaders congratulate Israel on its 70th anniversary US, Russian Presidents, Queen of England, and UN Secretary General send warm wishes to President Rivlin on Israel's Independence Day.

Torch-lighting ceremony opens 70th Independence Day celebrations After the traditional torch-lighting ceremony, Israel's biggest and most expensive Independence Day event will commence on Mount Herzel, with 1,500 participants including singers, musicians, dancers, choir singers and flag-bearers.

Netanyahu at Israel's 70th anniversary celebration: Israel a rising world power Torch lighting ceremony at Mount Herzl begins after weeks of squabbling between senior lawmakers over event's decorum.

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo's secret trip to N Korea CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a "good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted.

Turkey's President Erdogan calls snap election in June Turkey will hold snap presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June, brought forward by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from November 2019.

Iranian-Backed 'Sleeper Cell' Militants Hibernating in U.S., Positioned for Attack Iranian-backed militants are operating across the United States mostly unfettered, raising concerns in Congress and among regional experts that these "sleeper cell" agents are poised to launch a large-scale attack on the American homeland.

South Korea says discussing peace deal with N. Korea ahead of Summit "People don't realize the Korean War has not ended," Trump told reporters.

Israel Remembers Her Fallen, Then Celebrates Their Victory This morning, Wednesday, April 18, air raid sirens blared all across the Land of Israel.

40 ambassadors to the United Nations visit Israel Largest-ever UN delegation visits Israel, in time for Israel's 70th Independence Day.

Iranian general: 'Date set' for destruction of Israel Commander of Iranian ground forces says in speech that Iran produces its own weapons, does not have to feel threatened by Israel.

France's Macron urges EU to shun nationalism French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that "there seems to be a European civil war" between liberal democracy and rising authoritarianism.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

4/18/18

Torch-lighting ceremony opens 70th Independence Day celebrations After the traditional torch-lighting ceremony, Israel's biggest and most expensive Independence Day event will commence on Mount Herzel, with 1,500 participants including singers, musicians, dancers, choir singers and flag-bearers.

Netanyahu at Israel's 70th anniversary celebration: Israel a rising world power Torch lighting ceremony at Mount Herzl begins after weeks of squabbling between senior lawmakers over event's decorum.

Trump hails CIA chief Mike Pompeo's secret trip to N Korea CIA director Mike Pompeo forged a "good relationship" with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un when they met last week, US President Donald Trump has tweeted.

Turkey's President Erdogan calls snap election in June Turkey will hold snap presidential and parliamentary elections on 24 June, brought forward by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan from November 2019.

Iranian-Backed 'Sleeper Cell' Militants Hibernating in U.S., Positioned for Attack Iranian-backed militants are operating across the United States mostly unfettered, raising concerns in Congress and among regional experts that these "sleeper cell" agents are poised to launch a large-scale attack on the American homeland.

South Korea says discussing peace deal with N. Korea ahead of Summit "People don't realize the Korean War has not ended," Trump told reporters.

Israel Remembers Her Fallen, Then Celebrates Their Victory This morning, Wednesday, April 18, air raid sirens blared all across the Land of Israel.

40 ambassadors to the United Nations visit Israel Largest-ever UN delegation visits Israel, in time for Israel's 70th Independence Day.

Iranian general: 'Date set' for destruction of Israel Commander of Iranian ground forces says in speech that Iran produces its own weapons, does not have to feel threatened by Israel.

France's Macron urges EU to shun nationalism French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that "there seems to be a European civil war" between liberal democracy and rising authoritarianism.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

4/17/18

Israel Planning for Direct Retaliatory Attack from Iran The Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps is believed to be planning an attack in retaliation for alleged Israeli strike on T4 airbase in Syria last week.

As Israel Celebrates 70th Birthday, Population Grows to 8.842 Million Israel's population is expected to reach 15.2 million citizens by its centenary celebrations in 2048.

Missiles Shot Down Over Two Syrian Air Bases, Source Unknown Asked about the missile attack, an Israeli military spokesman said: "We don't comment on such reports."

Syria 'chemical attack': OPCW investigators to be allowed into Douma The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons will be given access to an alleged chemical attack site in Syria on Wednesday, Russia says.

Did the Arabs Build a Synagogue on the Temple Mount? One Rabbi Says 'Yes' An enormous empty space underneath the Temple Mount Plaza, refurbished in an illegal land-grab by the Waqf (Muslim authority), is according to some rabbinic authorities, uniquely suited for immediate use as a synagogue that could serve approximately 10,000 Jewish worshippers.

Escalating war of words pushes IDF and Rev Guards closer to clash in Syria An unusual IDF communique Tuesday, April 17, divulged details of Iran's UAV bases in Syria and named their commanders, while the threats traded between them gained volume.

Israel marks its annual Memorial Day for the Fallen National ceremonies Tuesday evening ushered in Israel's Memorial Day for the service men and women fallen in battle and the victims of hostile attacks.

EU fails to agree new sanctions against Iran The EU is eager to safeguard the nuclear pact, under which Tehran agreed to curb its nuclear program for at least a decade, but Trump has been a fierce critic.

Israel Sets Red Line for Russia Amid Rising Fear of War If there's a clear indication that Israel intends to continue bombing Syria despite threats from Iran, this is it.

For Arab Israeli students, Independence Day is Nakba Day Most Arab schools ignore Independence Day, with school administrators citing lack of connection Arab citizens feel towards the event.

Monday, April 16, 2018

4/16/18

New Special Edition Trump-Temple Coin Minted for Israel’s 70th Anniversary-The End of the ExileThe organizations that created the original Trump-Cyrus Coin are now minting a special edition "70 Year Redemption Coin" focused on generating an international effort to build the Third Temple.

Israel Concerned Russia May Sell Advanced Weaponry To Syria: Report Israeli officials have expressed concern that Russia, in response to the allies' triple attack on Syrian chemical sites Friday, will accelerate the sale of advanced weapons systems to Syria.

Syria air strikes: Russia denies tampering with suspected chemical attack site Russia has denied interfering with evidence at the site of the suspected Syrian chemical attack, which led to Western air strikes on Saturday.

Haley: US 'locked and loaded' if Syria uses poison gas again US Amb. Nikki Haley says US obliterated WMD facility, will strike again if Syrian Pres. Assad uses chemical weapons again.

Western strike on Syrian chemical sites isolates Israel against Iranian-Russian axis The US-allied strikes in Syria have heightened Israel's apprehension about being left alone to face a possible Iranian reprisal for the T-4 strike.

IDF Unveils 'Tunnel Lab' That Destroys Hamas Terror Tunnels Just hours after the IDF revealed that it had destroyed the longest and deepest Hamas attack tunnel crossing into Israel, the army unveiled its 'Tunnel Lab.'

Probe into Syrian chemical weapon attack launched International inspectors head to site of apparent Syrian chemical weapon attack amid denials by Russia, Iran.

Israel sets red line for Russia Israel tells Russia sale of S-300 missile defense system to Assad regime unacceptable.

'Sanhedrin Trail' Leads to Discovery of Ancient Oil Lamp Adorned With Menorah Students who participated in preparing a new archaeological hiking trail discovered a 1,400-year-old oil lamp bearing the symbol of a menorah.

Nasa planet-hunter set for launch The US space agency is about to launch a telescope that should find thousands of planets beyond our Solar System.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

4/14/18

US, France, Britain launch 110 cruise missiles on Syrian chemical weapons sites In the first wave, the three allies targeted the Mezza military airport outside Damascus, Arzza and the Jamarya “research center” formerly struck by Israel, also two chemical sites near Homs.

Syrian Army Vows To Press War, Rebels Say Strikes Not Enough Damascus and its allies have said reports about poison gas in Douma were fabricated as a pretext for Western strikes.

Syria air strikes: Trump hails 'perfect' mission US President Donald Trump has hailed an overnight military strike on Syria as "perfectly executed", adding: "Mission Accomplished".

Ayatollah Khamenei calls U.S., UK, French leaders criminals Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has strongly denounced joint airstrikes by the U.S., UK and France on Syria as a “crime,” saying the leaders of the three countries are “criminals”.

Russia, Iran prepare multi-level response for US-led precision strike on Syria Moscow acted swiftly to boost its ties with Tehran and beef up the Syrian military in reaction to the US-British-French surgical missile strike on Syria’s chemical sites on Saturday, April 12.

Russia Likely To Call U.N. Meeting Over Syria Attack, Says Lawmaker The US-led strikes were a response to a suspected chemical weapons attack on the Syrian town of Douma last weekend which killed dozens of civilians.

A Sense Of Victory By Both Hamas And Israel: A Recipe For Escalation In Gaza? Seven tips for how Israel can improve its position amid turbulence on the Gaza border.

Senior Iranian Cleric: Hezbollah Will Destroy Haifa And Tel Aviv Khatami also suggested that Israel will be destroyed within the next 25 years, or "even before" then.

Iranian drone was sent to Israel 'to attack' Israel has said the Iranian drone it shot down in February was loaded with explosives and "tasked to attack".

Meeting after the missiles: UN, EU, NATO to hold urgent consultations on Syria International bodies are scrambling to meet in the wake of the US-led strike against Syria, which was conducted without a UN mandate, just hours before the OPCW was to begin its on-site inquiry into the Douma gas attack.

Friday, April 13, 2018

4/13/18

Russia says Syrian 'chemical attack' was staged Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said a reported chemical attack in Syria was staged by foreign agents.

The New Cold War Heats Up in Syria Sending a clear message to Assad, Putin and beyond.

Iraqi ex-minister calls to decapitate anyone flying Israeli flag Baqir Jabr Al-Zubeidi claims Israel established presence in Iraq's Kurdistan region to spy on neighboring countries.

Palestinian Authority's Nazi sympathies revealed PA teenagers learn that Hitler was a hero to be admired and emulated, senior Fatah official says Hitler 'was not morally corrupt.'

In sharp exchange, Putin warns Netanyahu to stand down on Syria, hears Israel will stop Iran DEBKAfile reports exclusively that the Russian president and Israeli prime minister were at angry cross-purposes in their phone conversation on Wednesday, April 11.

Israeli Flag Burning: IDF Braces For Third Week of Gaza Protests The IDF braces for the third consecutive week of violent riots along the border with Gaza.

Ramallah conference: 'Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine' Conference on Jerusalem says in statement that "occupied city of Al-Quds" is the capital of "Palestine".

Assad adviser: Syria ready for war with West, Israel will be 'biggest loser' Buthaina Shaaban tells Lebanese media that Syria is not afraid of confrontation, 'will be prepared for it if it happens'.

Iran Envoy: Iran Will Destroy Tel Aviv, Haifa if Israel makes 'excuses' Israel should "avoid stupid measures," warned the cleric.

IDF: Iranian Drone We Downed Was on Armed Sabotage Mission According to the statement by the army, the conclusion was made following an analysis of the airfield, and operational and intelligence research carried out on the remaining parts of the drone.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

4/12/18

Led by Israel's President Rivlin, thousands attend March of Living in Poland More than 12,000 people from 40 countries make two-mile march from Auschwitz to Birkenau, accompanied by heads of IDF, Mossad, Shin Bet and police.

In sharp exchange, Putin warns Netanyahu to stand down on Syria, hears Israel will stop Iran DEBKAfile reports exclusively that the Russian president and Israeli prime minister were at angry cross-purposes in their phone conversation on Wednesday, April 11.

Syria 'chemical attack': France's President Macron 'has proof' France's President Emmanuel Macron says he has "proof" that the Syrian government attacked the town of Douma with chemical weapons last weekend.

Israel Threatens to Topple Syrian Regime if Iran Makes Any Foolish Moves On Tuesday, Iran threatened harsh retaliation after Israel allegedly bombed an Iranian-held air base in central Syria.

US, Russian Sabers Rattle as New Round of Brinkmanship Appears to Unfold Off Syrian Coast The U.S. administration has suggested there may be an impending military response to the claims of a chemical attack on the Syrian city of Douma on Saturday, April 7, 2018.

God's Humor: On UN International Day of Happiness, Israel Continues to Rank Highest in Happiness Since 2013, 193 UN member states, two observer states and 11 territories have celebrated International Day of Happiness on March 20.

Study: 22% of US millennials never heard of the Holocaust Over 40% of millenials think number of Jewish victims of Holocaust less than 2 million.

Jerusalem mufti bans selling land in 'Palestine' or Jerusalem Ahead of Arab summit, fatwa is seen as warning to Arab leaders against supporting Trump's decisions and peace plan.

Iran official threatens to destroy Israel if it continues 'childish game' Amid escalating war of words after alleged Israeli air strike in Syria, Ali Khamenei's liaison to Quds Force quoted saying: 'Given the excuse, Tel Aviv and Haifa will be razed'.

May 'orders British submarines into position' as UK considers strike against Syria The UK has ordered submarines into striking range, ready to attack Syria's Bashar al Assad as early as Thursday night, reported the Telegraph.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

4/11/18

Trump Tells Russia to 'Get Ready' for Missile Attack in Syria On Wednesday, President Donald Trump tweeted a warning to Russia, telling the former Cold War nemesis of the US to "Get ready" for a missile attack against Syria.

Moscow and Tehran link up to strike Israeli targets in response for IS-led operation. Tehran's resolve to make Israel pay for its airborne missile attack on the T-4 air base was conveyed on April 11 by outing the 7 Rev Guardsmen killed in the attack.

Senior Security Officials: If Iran Acts Against Israel, We'll Topple Assad "Assad's regime and Assad himself will disappear from the map and the world if the Iranians do try to harm Israel or its interests from Syrian territory."

Israel on Highest Alert as Iran Threatens to Attack Israel's military forces have been put on high alert after Iran threatened to retaliate over the bombing early Monday of an air base in central Syria.

Trump and Putin Prepare for Face Off in Syria Russians awoke on Wednesday to doomsday headlines claiming that Trump was teasing a third world war.

Netanyahu warns Iran on Holocaust Remembrance eve After Tehran threatens to retaliate over deadly airstrike attributed to Israel in Syria, PM vows to counter 'aggression'.

Iran: Instrument of Armageddon or Israel's Partner in Redemption? As tensions between Israel and Iran flare after a reported Israeli airstrike in Syria killed seven Iranian military personnel, one prominent Rabbi is reaching out to Iran as a partner in redemption, connecting with the country's ancient Persian heritage that played an essential role in building the Second Temple.

Syria: Fighting over the Corpse The aggressive partition of Syrian territory by Russia, Iran, Turkey and ISIS, has security implications for the United States and our regional allies that cannot be ignored.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

4/10/18

US, France, UK prepare air, navy units for sustained assault in Syria US President Donald Trump's "major decision" on Syria is contingent on the rallying of sufficient air and naval strength and allied participation.

Tehran says Israel's Syria airstrike won't go unanswered Ali Akbar Velayati said the crimes committed by the Zionists against the Syrian forces at the T-four Airbase "will not remain unanswered".

Hamas Vows More Israel Border Chaos The Times of Israel reports: The protests along the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel will continue until they achieve their goals and the Palestinians return to all of Palestine, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh vowed on Monday.

Iran Threatens to Restart Nuke Enrichment Program in Matter of Days Threats 'confirm that the Iranian regime never gave up on its atomic weapon ambitions'.

Israeli Officials Continue to Warn of Iran's 'Empowerment' in Syria Senior Israeli defense officials expressed serious concerns over the implications of last week's summit in Ankara at which the leaders of Iran, Russia and Turkey discussed the aftermath of the Syrian civil war and how the spoils would be divided once the hostilities conclude.

'From Holocaust to Redemption,' Rivlin to Lead 30th March of the Living "Every facet of this march is historic," President Reuven Rivlin said.

'Despacito' Video Hacked, Captioned with 'Free Palestine' The video was captioned with 'Free Palestine' before disappearing completely.

Europe's Civilizational Exhaustion Islam is filling the cultural vacuum of a society with no children and which believes -- wrongly -- it has no enemies.

Monday, April 09, 2018

4/9/18

Moscow turns against Israel, suspects its air strike in Syria was a feeler for a US offensive Moscow's tone towards Israel turned hostile on Monday, April 9, after its claim that the IDF conducted an air strike on the Syrian T-4 airbase that morning.

Moscow: 2 Israeli F-15 fighter jets target T-4 from Lebanon Russia's Defense Ministry claimed that two Israeli F-15 fighter jets carried out a guided missile air strike on the T4 air base in Homs from Lebanese air space early Monday, April 9.

Chemical warfare hard to pin down by facts - in Douma as in Salisbury People are dying, but the provenance of the chemical tools of war has become more a matter of politics than of fact.

Gaza Transport Ministry Complains: Israel Won’t Give Us More Tires Just two days after Palestinians burned thousands of tires on the Israeli border with Gaza in violent protests, a spokesman for the Palestinian Transport Ministry complained of a shortage of tires, demanding that Israel supply more.

Arab-Israeli Lawmaker Calls For Millions of Palestinians to ‘March on Jerusalem’ At a press conference at the United Nations headquarters in New York on Friday, Arab Knesset Member Hanin Zoabi (Joint List) called on Palestinians to “march on Jerusalem” to support Gaza rioters who have been attacking the border with Israel over the last few weeks.


Israel's Chief Rabbi Urges Netanyahu to Bomb Syria Some More Israel Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef on Sunday urged the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to not shy away from doing everything necessary to protect the innocent civilians of Syria from ongoing massacres by their own government.

US: Israel Independence Day event cancelled over terror threat Celebration in Miami marking Israel's 70th Independence Day cancelled following warnings of credible terror threats.

Russian submarines lurk near underwater cables powering internet US concerned Kremlin developing new information warfare front.

Saturday, April 07, 2018

4/7/18

Jewish Visitation To Temple Mount During Passover Nearly Doubles From 2017 Over 2500 Jews visited the Temple Mount during Passover, and many activists participated in a ritual sacrifice at the foot of the compound.

Presidents Of Iran, Russia And Turkey Parley Over Syria's Future Rouhani: Some countries, including America, support terrorist groups like Islamic State in Syria.

Mossad Chief: ‘100% Certain’ Iran Is Trying to Make Nuclear Weapon In closed security meetings, Yossi Cohen, head of the Mossad, Israel’s national intelligence agency, stated that Iran is still committed to developing nuclear weapons. 

Gaza: Muslim cleric at “Return March” screams jihad chant vowing new genocide of Jews Few in the West know the meaning of the “Khaybar, Khaybar” chant. 

IDF must grab the initiative to curb Hamas’ violent assaults on the Gaza border Reporters on the scene attested to the protest turnout for Hamas’ second March for Return on Friday, April 6, being about one-third of last week’s figure – 15-20,000 at most. 

Merkel to visit Trump as Iran deadline looms German Chancellor Angela Merkel will visit U.S. President Donald Trump on April 27, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday, as differences over a nuclear deal with Iran and trade cast a shadow over the transatlantic relationship.

Yes, “Islam Is Part Of Our History” ... but hardly in the way that European elites claim.

Senior Iranian Cleric: Hezbollah Will Destroy Haifa And Tel Aviv Khatami also suggested that Israel will be destroyed within the next 25 years, or "even before" then.

Tony Blair: UK Labour leadership must root out anti-Semitism completely Ex-PM says situation would have been unthinkable when he led Labour; 'Progressive part of British politics must get out of this notion when you criticize whole concept of Zionism'

‘Rise Nineveh’: Christians In Iraq Celebrate Assyrian New Year And Easter The Easter holiday and Palm Sunday celebrations across Nineveh and in Mosul and Duhok seem to show a drive for reconstruction and energy being put in to the post-ISIS future.

Friday, April 06, 2018

4/6/18

7 Gazans said killed as IDF says it thwarts multiple attempts to breach border Army: Hamas using protesters as diversion as it tries to open up fence, send terrorists into Israel; 20,000 at 2nd March of Return; rioters burn tires, throw stones and firebombs.

Record Number of Jews on Temple Mount by Passover's End; Report The seventh day of Passover falls on Friday this year, a day on which the Temple Mount is closed to Jews, holiday or not.

EU border boss: Smuggling of people into Europe from Africa is increasing, jihad terror threat high The hijrah continues, with open borders into Europe and Brussels screaming for more migrants, more open borders, and minimizing the damage done as a result of its reckless immigration policies.

Clinton Admits Meddling in Israel's 1996 Elections At a time when the United States continues to be embroiled in a lengthy investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential elections, former US President Bill Clinton admitted that he himself once meddled in a foreign election, specifically in Israel.

Jewish Visitation to Temple Mount During Passover Nearly Doubles from 2017 Over 2500 Jews visited the Temple Mount during Passover, and many activists participated in a ritual sacrifice at the foot of the compound.

Mossad Chief: '100% Certain' Iran Is Trying to Make Nuclear Weapon In closed security meetings, Yossi Cohen, head of the Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency, stated that Iran is still committed to developing nuclear weapons.

Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey Parley Over Syria's Future Rouhani: Some countries, including America, support terrorist groups like Islamic State in Syria.

Defense minister slams Russia, Iran, Turkey for shaping Syria's future alone As leaders of the three nations issue joint statement, Avigdor Liberman says it's first time since World War II that issue of such weight is being determined without UN role.

Calling time on European-Turkish strategic relations Over the weekend, Ankara stated that France could become a target for its backing of Kurdish forces in Syria.

Amb Haley briefs Security Council on chemical weapons in Syria 'Just a few years ago, a single chemical weapons attack would have united us in shock and anger, enough for us to take immediate action.'

UN expresses concern as Israel, Gaza gird for fresh Friday violence Nickolay Mladenov calls on Palestinians not to put children at risk and warns Israelis to avoid targeting them; says demonstrations must be allowed to proceed peacefully.

Are the Iranian Nuclear Deal's Days Numbered? The critical signal Trump needs to send Iran and North Korea.

Mixed messages from Washington over Syria raise concerns in Israel Even as Trump pushes to withdraw troops, officials and diplomats insist US remains committed to peacekeeping efforts after 7 years of devastating war.

UK: Funding Textbooks That Teach Children to Blow Themselves Up Any government genuinely interested in promoting peace would withdraw funding from any entity -- wherever in the world it was -- which taught violence as such a core part of its curriculum.

Thursday, April 05, 2018

4/5/18

Jewish Visitation to Temple Mount During Passover Nearly Doubles from 2017 Over 2500 Jews visited the Temple Mount during Passover, and many activists participated in a ritual sacrifice at the foot of the compound.

Mossad Chief: '100% Certain' Iran Is Trying to Make Nuclear Weapon In closed security meetings, Yossi Cohen, head of the Mossad, Israel's national intelligence agency, stated that Iran is still committed to developing nuclear weapons.

Presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey Parley Over Syria's Future Rouhani: Some countries, including America, support terrorist groups like Islamic State in Syria.

Defense minister slams Russia, Iran, Turkey for shaping Syria's future alone As leaders of the three nations issue joint statement, Avigdor Liberman says it's first time since World War II that issue of such weight is being determined without UN role.

Calling time on European-Turkish strategic relations Over the weekend, Ankara stated that France could become a target for its backing of Kurdish forces in Syria.

Amb Haley briefs Security Council on chemical weapons in Syria 'Just a few years ago, a single chemical weapons attack would have united us in shock and anger, enough for us to take immediate action.'

UN expresses concern as Israel, Gaza gird for fresh Friday violence Nickolay Mladenov calls on Palestinians not to put children at risk and warns Israelis to avoid targeting them; says demonstrations must be allowed to proceed peacefully.

Are the Iranian Nuclear Deal's Days Numbered? The critical signal Trump needs to send Iran and North Korea.

Mixed messages from Washington over Syria raise concerns in Israel Even as Trump pushes to withdraw troops, officials and diplomats insist US remains committed to peacekeeping efforts after 7 years of devastating war.

UK: Funding Textbooks That Teach Children to Blow Themselves Up Any government genuinely interested in promoting peace would withdraw funding from any entity -- wherever in the world it was -- which taught violence as such a core part of its curriculum.

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

4/4/18

Jordan Angered by Israeli Court Ruling That Allows Jews to Pray Outside Temple Mount The Jordanian government filed an official complaint with the Israeli Foreign Ministry, objecting to a recent ruling by the Jerusalem Magistrate's Court stating that it is not illegal for Jews to pray outside the Temple Mount.

ANALYSIS: ISIS is making a comeback in Syria and Iraq If Trump pulls out US troops from Syria at this stage, he risks repeating Obama's 2011 blunder when he pulled the US army out of Iraq.

Putin, Rouhani meet Erdogan for summit on Syria Leaders of Russia, Iran and Turkey discuss resolution to Syrian civil war, call to maintain its territorial integrity, eject all terror groups.

Syria war: Trump 'persuaded not to pull out immediately' US officials say President Trump has been persuaded not to pull the military out of Syria immediately, despite his declaration last week that the US would "be coming out of Syria very soon".

French troops deploy to Manbij, join Trump's stop-Turkey line in Syria DEBKAfile Exclusive: French special ops troops have moved into two US Syrian bases, Manbij and Remelin, as the US boosts its lines against Turkey.

Mattis-Bolton accord can sway Trump to dump PLO for Jordan A Mattis-Bolton accord on Jordan replacing the PLO in future negotiations with Israel will undoubtedly reinforce Trump's preparedness to take that crucial step to a workable agreement.

Islamic Jihad member charged with planning attack on Israeli Navy Amin Jamaa, fisherman from Rafah, was collecting information on Israeli vessels for the Palestinian Islamic Jihad in preparation for an attack.

YouTube shooter is Iranian vegan activist named Nasim Aghdam, had railed against company Nasim Aghdam may have been Bahai, or at least admired some aspects of the Bahai faith (although she seems to have missed its nonviolent teachings); at the bottom of this page she has a photo of herself over which are superimposed quotes from Bahai sources.

In spirit of Jewish tradition, Israeli tech casts global 'rays of light' From Iron Dome to medical marijuana, 'Thou Shalt Innovate: How Israeli Ingenuity Repairs the World' says sabra hardheadedness has helped foster 'a kinder, gentler world'.

Moscow to West: Remember fate of Goliath when trying to cling to power The West is becoming an Orwellian version of itself in its desperate attempts to cling to power, Russia's foreign intelligence chief said.

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

4/3/18

Future Saudi King Appears to Unofficially Recognize Israel Israel and Saudi Arabia still have no official diplomatic relations, but the future monarch of the oil-rich kingdom appeared to unofficially recognize the Jewish state in remarks to American media this week.

Russia expected to invest over $50b in developing Iran's oil, gas fields TEHRAN - Russian companies are expected to invest over $50 billion in development of oil and gas fields in Iran, Tass reported quoting Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov as saying on Monday.

Tony Blair: UK Labour leadership must root out anti-Semitism completely Ex-PM says situation would have been unthinkable when he led Labour; 'Progressive part of British politics must get out of this notion when you criticize whole concept of Zionism'.

Netanyahu Fires Back: 'Who is Turkey calling an occupier?' Israeli premier blasts Turkish president, who called Israel 'terrorist state, occupier'. 'Erdogan isn't used to people talking back to him.'

New IDF orders: Initiate action in Gaza instead of letting Hamas call the shots Israeli forces guarding the Gaza border were instructed Monday, April 2, to remove the gloves and take action for pre-empting Hamas' escalating border provocations.

Israel scraps plan to send African migrants to West Israel's prime minister has cancelled a deal with the UN to relocate African migrants living in the country, a day after reaching the agreement.

China "building goodwill" in state-sponsor of jihad terror Pakistan This is a particularly troubling story, as Pakistan is a state sponsor of jihad terrorism; back in 2011, China warned the U.S. that "any attack on Pakistan would be construed as an attack on China."

We came 'to let US know' about close military ties with Russia -Chinese defense minister in Moscow Beijing has sent a delegation to Russia to show Washington the unity of Russian and Chinese military forces and "support" Russia at the 7th Moscow Conference on International Security.

Israel Puts Iran on Notice The warning that the Al Kibar strike sends out.

Far-right, Nazi apologist views going mainstream in much of Central Europe In many places, the shift rightward has included rehabilitation of Nazi collaborators and a rise in anti-Semitic and anti-minority statements by officials.

Monday, April 02, 2018

4/2/18

Barley Harvested in Preparation for Third Temple Wave Offering [PHOTO/VIDEO SPREAD] As Passover ended on Saturday night, dozens of men, women, and children went out to the fields to harvest barley, not as a reenactment, but as a real Temple-related Passover ceremony.

Russian spy: Sergei Lavrov accuses West of 'children's games' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the UK and Western partners of playing "children's games" in their response to the poisoning of ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter.

Netanyahu: 16,250 migrants to resettle in 'developed countries,' rest will stay PM says 'political difficulties' prevented intended deportation to Uganda and Rwanda, brought about new deal with UN; vows to rehabilitate south Tel Aviv.

Erdogan tells Netanyahu he's 'weak' and a 'terrorist' In latest volley in the vitriolic rally exchanged by Erdogan and Netanyahu over IDF's handling of Gaza border unrest, which the Turkish leader was quick to describe as 'inhumane', prompting a response from the Israeli PM.

Can the IDF stop Hamas' human battering-ram from reaching Judea and Samaria? Friday's mass Palestinian assault on the Gaza-Israel border, successfully pushed back by the IDF, was the first round of Hamas' latest tactic for fighting Israel.

Disparate US-Saudi exit-Syria paths set to converge in Baghdad US President Trump's intended pullout from Syria would dump a heavy burden on the Saudis.

New Book Exposes Depth of Anti-Israel Hate on American Campuses About six months after Andrew Pessin posted on his Facebook profile a defense of Israel during its 2014 war against Hamas, the once popular Connecticut College philosophy professor was subjected to an academic smear campaign.

Egypt's SISI Wins 97 Percent in Election With No Real Opposition The election featured only one other candidate - himself an ardent Sisi supporter - after all serious opposition contenders halted their campaigns in January.

Arab Media: Dozens of Settlers Stormed Al Aqsa Mosque In an Arab media linguistic culture in which every Jew is a settler and every Jewish visit to the Temple Mount is an attack, the Ma'an news agency's top headline on Sunday morning alerted its readers: "Settlers break into Al Aqsa Square."

'Rise Nineveh': Christians in Iraq Celebrate Assyrian New Year and Easter The Easter holiday and Palm Sunday celebrations across Nineveh and in Mosul and Duhok seem to show a drive for reconstruction and energy being put in to the post-ISIS future.