Thursday, September 19, 2019

9/19/19

Saudis, Israel attack pro-Iran militias on Syria-Iraq border - report "Saudi fighter jets have been spotted along with other fighter jets that have attacked facilities and positions belonging to Iranian militias."

Gantz readies recommendations to receive mandate from Rivlin Blue and White rejects unity government, vows not to surrender to Netanyahu.

Tehran will commit to ‘all-out war’ if Iran is targeted by military strike, FM Zarif warns Any military attack on Iran will result in a serious military conflict, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned, as the US and Saudi Arabia hint at retaliatory measures for a drone strike they blame on Tehran.

Islamist Mob Burns Christian Church to the Ground in Cameroon A mob of some 100 militants of the Islamic terror group Boko Haram raided and torched a church in the far north of Cameroon, local media reported Wednesday.

95% of votes counted: 33 seats for Blue & White, 32 for Likud According to Channel 12, 95% of the votes from Tuesday's elections have already been counted, Blue and White stands at 33 seats and Likud at 32 seats, with Blue and White leading by a narrow margin.

Netanyahu: It's Me or Dangerous Arab-Backed Government The heads of the right wing parties met earlier at the Prime Minister's Office and promised to act as a unified right wing bloc under Netanyahu that will work together to ensure a right wing govt.

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Weapons debris 'proves Iran behind them' Saudi Arabia's defence ministry has shown off what it says is wreckage of drones and cruise missiles that proves Iranian involvement in weekend attacks on two oil facilities.

Liberman adamant 'unity government' is only option, sets out secular demands Yisrael Beytenu head wants civil marriage, public transport & shops on Shabbat, core curriculum in Haredi schools; says no chance of 3rd election; dismisses coalition with Arabs.

Robert O'Brien: Trump names new national security adviser US President Donald Trump has named a new national security adviser to replace John Bolton.

Turkey: Alarming Crackdown on Journalists, Desperate Appeal to UN The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention was held on September 13.

Soleimani in Baghdad confers with Shiite proxies on strikes against US forces in Iraq, also Israel Exclusive: Al Qods chief Qassem Soleimani arrived in Baghdad on Monday, Sept. 16, two days after Iran's cruise-missile drone attack on Saudi oil, DEBKAfile's military and intelligence sources report.

Next for Turkey? Nuclear Weapons! President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now wants to make Turkey a rogue state with nuclear weapons.

PA cabinet head: Bibi and Benny is like Pepsi and Coke Mohammad Shtayyeh downplays Israel's election, says neither candidate for PM has plan "to end the occupation".

Israeli Researchers Identify Biblical Kingdom of Edom The biblical kingdom of Edom has always been a significant puzzle for biblical archeology.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

9/18/19

95% of votes counted: 33 seats for Blue & White, 32 for Likud According to Channel 12, 95% of the votes from Tuesday's elections have already been counted, Blue and White stands at 33 seats and Likud at 32 seats, with Blue and White leading by a narrow margin.

Netanyahu: It's Me or Dangerous Arab-Backed Government The heads of the right wing parties met earlier at the Prime Minister's Office and promised to act as a unified right wing bloc under Netanyahu that will work together to ensure a right wing govt.

Saudi Arabia oil attacks: Weapons debris 'proves Iran behind them' Saudi Arabia's defence ministry has shown off what it says is wreckage of drones and cruise missiles that proves Iranian involvement in weekend attacks on two oil facilities.

Liberman adamant 'unity government' is only option, sets out secular demands Yisrael Beytenu head wants civil marriage, public transport & shops on Shabbat, core curriculum in Haredi schools; says no chance of 3rd election; dismisses coalition with Arabs.

Robert O'Brien: Trump names new national security adviser US President Donald Trump has named a new national security adviser to replace John Bolton.

Turkey: Alarming Crackdown on Journalists, Desperate Appeal to UN The Working Group on Arbitrary Detention was held on September 13.

Soleimani in Baghdad confers with Shiite proxies on strikes against US forces in Iraq, also Israel Exclusive: Al Qods chief Qassem Soleimani arrived in Baghdad on Monday, Sept. 16, two days after Iran's cruise-missile drone attack on Saudi oil, DEBKAfile's military and intelligence sources report.

Next for Turkey? Nuclear Weapons! President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now wants to make Turkey a rogue state with nuclear weapons.

PA cabinet head: Bibi and Benny is like Pepsi and Coke Mohammad Shtayyeh downplays Israel's election, says neither candidate for PM has plan "to end the occupation".

Israeli Researchers Identify Biblical Kingdom of Edom The biblical kingdom of Edom has always been a significant puzzle for biblical archeology.

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

9/17/19

Israel election: Netanyahu in tough fight in this year's second vote Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting to hold on to power following one of its closest election races in years.

Netanyahu-Gantz Stalemate: No Clear Winner in Super-Tight Israeli Election Both Channel 12 and Channel 13 exit polls foresee yet another stalemate, granting Blue and White the highest amount of seats.

Iran's Radical Axis Is Intensifying Its Efforts to Build a War Machine Against Israel A shadow war raging between the Iranian-led radical Shiite axis and Israel has become public in recent weeks.

Saudi oil attacks: Drones and missiles launched from Iran - US The US has reportedly identified locations in Iran from which drones and cruise missiles were launched against major Saudi oil facilities on Saturday.

Exclusive: Iran shot missiles from Khuzestan, drones from W. Iraq at Saudi oil facilities The Iranian attack on major Saudi oil infrastructure came from two locations, hence the confusion.

Will There Be a New Russian-Chinese Security Architecture in the Gulf? Russia, backed by China, is hoping to exploit mounting doubts in the Persian Gulf about the reliability of the US as the region's sole security guarantor.

Saudi oil attack part of dangerous new pattern Attack blamed on Iran that halved kingdom's oil production is latest in a series of unclaimed acts of sabotage in the Gulf, which experts say could be a new tactic by Tehran.

Reports: Increased Arab Voter Turnout in Israeli Election Arutz Sheva reports: Voter turnout in Israel was up significantly Tuesday morning in comparison with turnout levels at the same stage in previous elections.

Will Rivlin use this election for revenge against Netanyahu? - Analysis Rivlin may be getting another chance to take Netanyahu's job away.

The Jordan Valley Is Waiting for Zionist Action Beyond its unquestionable vitality for Israel's security, the Jordan Valley in its full geographical scope can accommodate millions of Israelis and national infrastructure that cannot be compressed into the coastal plain.

Monday, September 16, 2019

9/16/19

Saudi oil attacks: US says intelligence shows Iran involved The United States has issued satellite images and cited intelligence to back its allegation Iran was behind attacks on major Saudi oil facilities.

Vowing annexation, charging voter fraud, 'King Bibi' looks poised to extend rule If polls are in the ballpark, Netanyahu's tactics will have worked and next Knesset will represent more hawkish Israeli electorate, undeterred by his attacks on media, cops, judges.

Iran's Rouhani joins Putin and Erdogan for Syria talks amid Saudi oil facilities attack debacle The presidents of Russia, Iran and Turkey are meeting for talks centered on resolving the conflict in Syria.

Why Saudi Arabia and Iran are bitter rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran are at loggerheads. They have long been rivals, but it's all recently got a lot more tense.

US intel suspects Iranian cruise missiles hit Saudi oil facilities from Iraq base US intelligence experts are studying satellite images and other video evidence to track the source in Iraq of the major attack on key Saudi oil facilities on Saturday, Sept. 14.

'Locked and Loaded': Trump Tweet Threat to Iran over Saudi Oil Attack President Donald Trump appeared to tweet a threat Sunday to Iran over drone attacks Saturday by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels against oil fields in Saudi Arabia that were reported to have cut global oil production by 5 percent.

Boris Johnson says EU has had 'bellyful' of Brexit process The EU has had "a bellyful" of the Brexit process and wants to get a deal, Boris Johnson has told the BBC.

PA Minister of Culture denies Jewish history One of the central elements of the Palestinian narrative is the negation of the entire Jewish history in the Land of Israel in general and in Jerusalem in particular.

General closure on Gaza, Judea and Samaria for election day IDF orders closure on PA, Hamas controlled areas for Tuesday's elections, starting at midnight tonight.

Ilhan Omar: Netanyahu's 'existence' a problem Controversial congresswoman says "existence" of PM is "contradictory" to peace, reiterates support for BDS.

Saturday, September 14, 2019

9/14/19

On the eve of voting, Netanyahu in Sochi praises cooperation with Russia Netanyahu said there is “a human bridge between Israel and Russian-speaking countries, because we have more than a million people from the former Soviet Union, and their contribution is tremendous.”

Final polls predict a second stalemate Likud to remain largest party.

National Security Advisor John Bolton’s Departure Celebrated by Iran Iranian officials and state media expressed great pleasure at the termination of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, a trenchant critic of the Iranian regime long derided by Tehran as a “warmonger.”

Netanyahu calls emergency meeting days before election “If the Likud complaints were examined on time, Israel would not be in the current round of elections,” the Likud party stated, according to Maariv.

US, Israel talk about mutual defense treaty – Trump The US and Israel are discussing a mutual defense treaty that would further cement the already “tremendous” alliance between the two countries, President Donald Trump has revealed.

Taliban visits Moscow days after Trump says talks ‘dead’ A negotiating team from the Taliban arrived Friday in Russia, a representative said, just days after U.S. President Donald Trump declared dead a deal with the insurgent group in Afghanistan.

As ISIS fades, Al Qaeda reemerging as threat, counter-terrorists warn Speakers at an Israeli conference warn of the global menace the extremist Islamic group still poses.

Iran Ready to "Wipe the Zionist Regime off the Map" Malign behavior in the world today seems largely to be the result of people who have the power to correct what is wrong willfully looking the other way: hypocrisy. 

Jews and the Nations Invited To Celebrate The Creation Of The World This coming Sunday, September 15, former Member of Knesset Rabbi Yehudah Glick is inviting Jews and non-Jews alike to a special program through his newly established Shalom Jerusalem Foundation. 

Omar, Tlaib, and Israel’s Nonexistent Anti-Propaganda Agency The clumsy manner in which the Israeli government handled the non-visit to Israel of US Democratic Congresswomen Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar was not a mere mishap.

Friday, September 13, 2019

9/13/19

Putin and Netanyahu mark Iranian bases in Syria for removal to 80km from Israeli border Marking the Iranian bases in Syria to be distanced from the Israeli border took up most of the nearly five hours Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spent in Sochi this week with Russia's president Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Gen. Sergei Shoigu.

Round 2: Israelis face another election, with more uncertainty Fasten your seat belts because we may be heading for a period of unprecedented turbulence in Israeli politics.

Why China believes the World needs the new Silk Road: Beijing's ambitious mega-project explained China's trillion-dollar "One Belt, One Road" initiative (BRI) is an attempt to revive the Silk Road, an ancient trade route that for hundreds of years connected the East and West during the days of the Roman Empire.

Israel must have freedom to act against Iran, Netanyahu says in Russia Both Russia and Israel agreed to boost dialog between their militaries in regards to Syria.

Jews and the Nations Invited To Celebrate The Creation Of The World This coming Sunday, September 15, former Member of Knesset Rabbi Yehudah Glick is inviting Jews and non-Jews alike to a special program through his newly established Shalom Jerusalem Foundation.

Five EU Powers 'Concerned' over annexation announcement Overall muted response, said Israeli official, perhaps due to pre-election timing.

Jason Greenblatt tells 'post' why he is walking away from deal of century "We have crafted something that gives both sides tremendous hope for the future."

Boris Johnson 'won't be deterred' from Brexit on 31 October Boris Johnson has said he "won't be deterred by anybody" from leaving the EU on 31 October.

Iranian Tanker Fiasco Exposes Britain's Muddled Thinking The ensuing diplomatic stand-off between London and Tehran eventually resulted in Britain agreeing to release the Grace One, but only after the British authorities received written assurances from Iran that the oil would not be delivered to Syria.

Netanyahu to Hamas via Egypt: IDF is set for Gaza war - even if it means delaying the election DEBKAfile Exclusive: Israel stands ready for a major war against the Palestinian terrorist organizations of the Gaza Strip.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

9/12/19

On the eve of voting, Netanyahu in Sochi praises cooperation with Russia Netanyahu said there is "a human bridge between Israel and Russian-speaking countries, because we have more than a million people from the former Soviet Union, and their contribution is tremendous."

Poll: Right-wing bloc 58, Left-wing 53 Likud leads Blue and White 33 to 31 in final Israel Hayom poll before election, with neither side able to form narrow coalition government.

Netanyahu:'Iran stepping up attempts to attack Israel from Syria' PM Netanyahu meets Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoygu, explains Israeli responses to Iranian buildup in Syria.

Hamas leader: We will not permit annexation of Jordan Valley Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal says his organization will do everything to thwart Netanyahu's application of sovereignty in Jordan Valley.

Netanyahu: We will have no choice but start military campaign in Gaza On tarmac before heading to Russia PM said the goal of trip is to maintain Israeli freedom of action in Syria.

National Security Advisor John Bolton's Departure Celebrated by Iran Iranian officials and state media expressed great pleasure at the termination of U.S. National Security Advisor John Bolton, a trenchant critic of the Iranian regime long derided by Tehran as a "warmonger."

Turkey: Religious Backlash? It is notable, however, that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's efforts to create "devout generations" of Muslims, through the establishment of numerous state-funded Imam Hatip religious schools, may not be having the desired results.

New Evidence Reveals: Ilhan Omar is Erdogan's Agent in Washington Tarek Cherkaoui, the manager of the Turkish state-run news channel TRT World's research center, wrote an article in April calling upon Turks to donate to the campaign fund of U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). The article was widely reprinted in the Turkish media.

Rivlin warns Lebanon to rein in Hezbollah or face a war neither side wants President tells incoming French ambassador that Beirut bears responsibility for all of terror group's actions.

Netanyahu denies Politico report Israel spying on the White House Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has flatly denied a report that his country was spying on the US.

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

9/11/19

Netanyahu vows to annex all settlements, starting with Jordan Valley Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday that if reelected, he will apply sovereignty over all settlements in Judea and Samaria, starting with the Jordan Valley.

John Bolton's firing frees Trump to tear up his Iran policy, and pursue an unprecedented meeting with its president - at the risk of angering his hardline backers Firing John Bolton as his national security adviser has freed President Donald Trump to pursue his unconventional brand of deal-making around the world - a shift which could bring swift and drastic repercussions.

John Bolton's legacy: World media hot-spots offer their judgement Media outlets in global hot-spots see the firing of hawkish US national security advisor John Bolton as a likely boost for Donald Trump's talks with US foes in Afghanistan, North Korea and other sensitive areas.

Ya'alon to i24NEWS: US showing 'weakness' against Iran, firing Bolton The former defense minister also responded to attacks made by Netanyahu last night on the campaign.

Netanyahu Vows to Re-Conquer Jericho: the 'Door to Greater Israel, 3rd Temple' On Tuesday night, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised to annex the Jordan Valley if he wins next week's elections.

Arab League calls Netanyahu plan to annex West Bank areas 'aggression' Netanyahu said on Tuesday he planned to annex the Jordan Valley, a large swathe of the occupied West Bank, if he wins a closely contested election just a week away.

Europeans once hoped the British would reverse Brexit. Now, many can't wait for them to leave. Wistful Europeans once hoped Britain would reverse itself on Brexit, abandoning its European Union divorce in favor of kissing and making up.

Brexit and the Deficiencies of Parliament What has characterized the last year of UK politics is that individual MPs in the various parties have begun to seek the same freedom of action as US Members of Congress.

The kingmakers in Israeli politics: The ultra-orthodox and the far-right parties Winning the April elections for the 21st of the Knesset made Benjamin Netanyahu officially Israel's longest serving prime minister, taking the title from Israel's founding father and first leader David Ben-Gurion.

As ISIS fades, Al Qaeda reemerging as threat, counter-terrorists warn Speakers at an Israeli conference warn of the global menace the extremist Islamic group still poses.

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

9/10/19

Netanyahu Warns Iran: 'Israel Knows What You're Doing' Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday exposed a secret facility in central Iran that he said was used for nuclear weapons research until the Iranians realized Israel knew of its existence.

Report: Netanyahu to promise sovereignty in Judea and Samaria PM to make 'dramatic statement' at 6 PM Israel time.

Israel believes Iran has secret nuclear weapons Lt. Gen. Jack Keane addressed Israel's and the United States' stances towards Iran.

Turkey's Nuclear Bluff Unsettles Neighbors President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, the populist leader of Turkey, hinted Wednesday night that he was interested in acquiring nuclear weapons.

i24NEWS EXCLUSIVE: New images appear to reveal Iranian efforts to cover up nuclear facility IAEA said it found traces of uranium at the facility Netanyahu once described as a 'secret atomic warehouse'.

Netanyahu exposes previously unknown nuclear weapons site in Iran Netanyahu said the facility was in a region of Iran called Abadeh. He showed satellite images of the site before July, 2019 after which Iran - somehow - discovered Israel had learned of the site.

Presbyterian Church Goes Full Nazi with New Boycott At the Presbyterian Church's 223rd General Assembly in June 2018, commissioners passed an overture calling on Real Estate Maximums (REMAX), an American international real estate company, to end the sale and rental of homes and apartments in the all of Judea and Samaria.

Turkey Faces "Almost a Revolution in the Middle East" "Hatice Karahan, Erdogan's top economic advisor, told DW that economic relations between the countries represented a 'win-win situation' for both: 'Turkey exports automobiles, iron, steel, electrical devices and plastic to Israel. And in return, it imports Israeli fuel and oil.'" - Deutsche Welle, December 12, 2017.

The two-state solution can be achieved through a confederation The Israeli-Palestinian "A Land For ALL" movement, which is hoisting the flag of a confederation, proves by its coexistence how vital is such a structure for both sides.

Rabbinical sage drafted for Tel Aviv rally as ultra-orthodox look to stop Liberman Rabbi Chaim Kanievsky, 91, will be going to "the city that never sleeps" for the first time to stump for the United Torah Judaism party.

Monday, September 09, 2019

9/9/19

Iran, Hizballah's new ground rules: Instant reprisal for Israeli strikes The swiftness of the pro-Iranian militia's missile attack on IDF Hermon positions on Monday, Sept.9 - hours after an unidentified air strike on their Abu Kamal bases near the Syria-Iraq border.

Syria war: 'Air strikes' hit Iran-backed forces near Iraq border Warplanes have struck positions of Iran-backed militias near Syria's border with Iraq, activists say.

Israel's Prime Minister Faces a War on Two Fronts Netanyahu battles enemies at home while holding off a fight in Lebanon.

Iran Ready to "Wipe the Zionist Regime off the Map" If, for any reason, the Israeli government ever issued a declaration, about destroying Iran "in half an hour," as Iran recently said about Israel, we would probably never hear the end of the criticism from all parts of the world.

IDF Drill Simulates War with Hezbollah The Times of Israel reports: The Israel Defense Forces on Sunday launched a large-scale exercise simulating war against Hezbollah and other pro-Iranian forces in the north of the country.

Israeli State Prosecutor Channels Sanhedrin by Visiting Location of Holy of Holies Shai Nitzan, the State Attorney of Israel since 2013, visited the Temple Mount along with several other members of the Israeli justice department last Monday, ostensibly as part of their duties in administering the site.

What happens if Trump's foreign enemies unite? Iranian President Hassan Rouhani today called for greater ties with North Korea, as the hermit kingdom celebrates the 71st anniversary of the foundation of its republic.

'Time has come': French ministers urge easing of tensions with Russia during key meeting in Moscow In a landmark meeting of top French and Russian ministers, Paris has signaled it wants to patch up relations with Moscow to ensure European security, as the alternative only risks greater trouble.

Boris Johnson plotting scheme to render EU 'no longer legal' in desperate bid to escape Brexit trap Boris Johnson is threatening to sabotage the EU to make it cave in on a Brexit deal - or reject MPs' plan to stop the UK crashing out of the bloc.

Tiny First Temple seal impression found with name of Bible-era royal steward Inscribed with 'Belonging to Adoniyahu, Royal Steward,' a clay sealing from the 7th century BCE uncovered from earth excavated at the foundations of the Western Wall.

Saturday, September 07, 2019

9/7/19

Netanyahu’s Pilgrimage to Hebron: A Precursor to Reestablishing Davidic Dynasty in Jerusalem On Wednesday, Benjamin Netanyahu will become the first Israeli prime minister to deliver a public address in Hebron to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1929 Hebron massacre.

Edelstein: It's time for Israeli sovereignty in Hebron The Knesset speaker was visiting the city for a state ceremony to mark 90 years since the Hebron massacre in which 67 Jews were killed.

Lebanon's Aoun: Israel will bear 'consequences' of any attack Lebanon and Hezbollah last month accused Israel of launching a drone strike on its Beirut stronghold.

Will there be a US-Russia-Israel summit in Jerusalem before elections? Cabinet told trilateral meeting in the works, perhaps to take place before September 17 elections; event would highlight PM Netanyahu's diplomatic credibility.

Netanyahu says Jews will remain in Hebron ‘forever’ 'This official state ceremony in Hebron,' Edelstein concluded, 'is a step toward annexation'.

A First: Chief Rabbinate Looking into Biblical Justification for Jews to Pray on Temple Mount During their annual meeting the The Temple Headquarters organization noted that the police said that they are able to enforce and protect Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount reports Rotter.

Putin's missiles arrive in Turkey as Erdogan defies Trump – shock satellite pictures VLADIMIR PUTIN has completed a diplomatic victory over US President Donald Trump, as Russia's sophisticated S-400 anti-aircraft missiles have been pictured in Turkey for the first time – and appear to be fully operational.

Erdogan says Turkey should have nuclear weapons like Israel Turkish leader says fact his country is barred from having atomic bombs is unacceptable, says Israel is untouchable due to nuclear deterrent.

Pompeo to Lebanon: Get rid of 2nd Iranian missile factory or face US-backed Israeli attack DEBKAfile Exclusive: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Lebanon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, that Israel knows about a second, larger Iranian-Hizballah missile factory and is preparing to bomb it.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Johnson started the photo opportunity by saying that he wanted to discuss the two-state solution, while Netanyahu singled out Iran as the main subject of the meeting.

Friday, September 06, 2019

9/6/19

Lebanon's Aoun: Israel will bear 'consequences' of any attack Lebanon and Hezbollah last month accused Israel of launching a drone strike on its Beirut stronghold.

PA: Netanyahu "invaded" and "defiled" Hebron - it's an "obvious war" The Palestinian Authority continues to incite violence. Following yesterday's visit by Israeli leaders to Hebron, the PA is now saying that Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's presence there was an act of "obvious war" and that he "defiled" the city.

PA Threatens New Intifada Over Netanyahu Pilgrimage to Hebron The Palestinian Authority's (PA) "endowments and religious affairs ministry" warns of the severity of a situation whereby the "Ibrahimi Mosque" (the Arabic name of the Cave of the Patriarchs) in Hebron will be visited by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday.

Netanyahu says Jews will remain in Hebron 'forever' 'This official state ceremony in Hebron,' Edelstein concluded, 'is a step toward annexation'.

Palestinian Professor: Bible Lied About Jewish Temple on Temple Mount, No Archaeological Proof The head of the Department of History and Archaeology at the Islamic University of Gaza, Dr. Ghassan Weshah told Felesteen, a Gazan news service, in an interview this week that there was no archaeological evidence of a Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount.

Burning Man Festival Art Exhibit: Dolls on Pink Crosses and Barbie Auschwitz Monday was the last day of the ten-day Burning Man Festival held in the Nevada Desert.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meets UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Johnson started the photo opportunity by saying that he wanted to discuss the two-state solution, while Netanyahu singled out Iran as the main subject of the meeting.

Israel's New Existential Challenge The creation of an Iranian military/terrorist axis along Israel's northern and southern borders, comprising Syria, Hezbollah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad, lays the groundwork for the long-term multi-frontal attrition of the Jewish state.

Police probing MP's post with Bible verses as 'anti-LGBT hate speech' in Finland scandal Finnish authorities are investigating a Christian MP and former interior minister over her Facebook post that included verses from the Bible, which police say may amount to an "attack" on the LGBT community.

Ukraine's Nazis: Who are they, why are they so influential - and why have media ignored them? A recent festival in Kiev proudly displayed Nazi symbols and even advertised "White Pride" - yet received almost no attention from Western media, who still steadfastly pretend there are no Nazis in Ukraine, neo- or otherwise.

Thursday, September 05, 2019

9/5/19

A First: Chief Rabbinate Looking into Biblical Justification for Jews to Pray on Temple Mount During their annual meeting the The Temple Headquarters organization noted that the police said that they are able to enforce and protect Jewish prayer on the Temple Mount reports Rotter.

To strike or not to strike? A brief history of Iranian nuclear ambitions - and the frictions around them A mock nuclear facility in America's desert southwest destroyed by a 30,000 pound bunker-buster bomb. US satellites spying on Israeli drones launched from Azerbaijan to spy on Tehran.

Erdogan says Turkey should have nuclear weapons like Israel Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said Wednesday that it was unacceptable that Turkey was barred from having nuclear weapons while other nations in the region had them.

Report: Iran Building Large Military Base near Syria-Iraq Border Iran is constructing a new military facility in Syria that can house thousands of soldiers, Fox News reported, citing multiple Western intelligence sources.

Same Day Party Comes out in Favor of 3rd Temple, Polls Show them Entering Government Head of the Otzmah Yehudit (Jewish Power) party, Itamar Ben-Gvir and his Otzma Yehudit party has come out in support of building the third Temple in an exclusive interview with Breaking Israel News on Thursday.

Pompeo to Lebanon: Get rid of 2nd Iranian missile factory or face US-backed Israeli attack DEBKAfile Exclusive: US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo warned Lebanon on Wednesday, Sept. 4, that Israel knows about a second, larger Iranian-Hizballah missile factory and is preparing to bomb it.

How Sincere Is the Turkey-Iran Friendship? If the world press is anything to go by, the Turkey-Iran courtship is getting serious, and Russia is playing best man.

Netanyahu to UK PM Johnson: Let's work together to counter Iran PM meets British counterpart in London. 'You have always been a great friend of the Jewish people and Israel.'

Brexit - The Saga Continues The lack of concern for a 'hard Brexit' shown by both the voters and commentators during the referendum in 2016, was due to a few factors.

No-deal Brexit could be the 'end of the beginning' for the UK, research says Leaving the European Union without a deal will not represent a clean break for the U.K., but rather usher in a period of prolonged and severe uncertainty for years to come, according to a new report.

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

9/4/19

Netanyahu's Makes Pilgrimage to Hebron: A Precursor to Reestablishing Davidic Dynasty in Jerusalem On Wednesday, Benjamin Netanyahu will become the first Israeli prime minister to deliver a public address in Hebron to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the 1929 Hebron massacre.

Under pressure from right, Netanyahu to make history in Hebron today Expectations are high for a dramatic announcement on Wednesday, when Benjamin Netanyahu will make Israeli history by becoming the first prime minister to deliver a public address in Hebron.

Rivlin: Jewish Hebron not stumbling bloc to peace He spoke at a conference in the Judean community, in advance of a visit to nearby Hebron to mark the 90th anniversary of the massacre in which 67 Jews were murdered.

Iran gives Europe two more months to save nuclear deal Iran's President Hassan Rouhani gave European powers another two months to save a 2015 nuclear deal on Wednesday, but warned that Tehran was still preparing for further significant breaches of the agreement if diplomatic efforts failed.

Putin's missiles arrive in Turkey as Erdogan defies Trump - shock satellite pictures Vladimir Putin has completed a diplomatic victory over US President Donald Trump, as Russia's sophisticated S-400 anti-aircraft missiles have been pictured in Turkey for the first time - and appear to be fully operational.

Why was Nasrallah let off the hook? The IDF exposed - but did not bomb - the Iranian precise missile plant in LebanonWho decided to let Hizballah get away with a rocket attack on the Israeli military on Sunday, Sept. 1?

Palestinian school curriculum is 'more radical than the curriculum that came before,' research institute says The Palestinian Authority's current school curriculum "is more radical than the curriculum that came before" and "is suffused with ideas of martyrdom [and] Jihad," according to an international monitoring organization.

Boris Johnson challenges Jeremy Corbyn to back October election Boris Johnson will call for a general election on 15 October if Labour and rebel Tories succeed in blocking a no-deal Brexit.

'Chaos unseen since WWII': UK parliament subverts democracy, leaves pre-Brexit Britain ungoverned The Parliament's vote to open debate on a motion blocking a no-deal Brexit leaves the UK in a state of chaos not seen since World War II, former MP George Galloway has told RT.

Islamic State Seizes Gaza-Bound Rocket Shipment Islamic State gunmen in the Sinai Peninsula intercepted a shipment of rockets being smuggled into the Gaza Strip, Palestinian sources told i24News Arabic on Tuesday.

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

9/3/19

Nations Invited for Animal Sacrifice on Mount of Olives Renewing Noah's Covenant On September 25, the 5,780th anniversary of the day on which Jewish tradition holds the world was created, the Sanhedrin is holding a conference for the emerging Organization of 70 Nations.

Palestinian Religious Leader Calls Jews in Jerusalem 'Colonialist Cancer' In the past Mufti Sheikh Muhammad Hussein encouraged Muslims to kill Jews and called suicide bombing 'legitimate.'

Continuing disorder in Yemen will bring new threats and a new field for Muslim Brotherhood The ongoing war in Yemen is the sixth that the country has faced since the unification of South and North Yemen in 1990.

Iran building new classified military base in Syria: intelligence sources Iran has established a new military base in Syria and has plans to house thousands of troops at the location, according to multiple Western intelligence sources.

Prime minister to visit Hebron for first time in two decades On the eve of Benjamin Netanyahu's appearance at a ceremony marking the 90th anniversary of the 1929 Hebron massacre, 17 Likud MKs urged him to renew building in the historic city.

'Sounds like Messianic times': Netanyahu on Arab states condemning Hezbollah Netanyahu praised the reaction of Bahrain and the UAE to Hezbollah's attack on Israel.

Will there be a US-Russia-Israel Summit in Jerusalem before election? Cabinet told trilateral meeting in the works, perhaps to take place before September 17 elections; event would highlight PM Netanyahu's diplomatic credibility.

Iran Bullies EU's Macron on Nuclear Deal, Hints at Increasing Enrichment President Hassan Rouhani spoke with French counterpart Emmanuel Macron on Saturday, warning him Iran would take the next step in reducing its nuclear commitments unless Europe lives up to its own undertakings.

Why The EU Should Still Be Worried About Italy The European Union has spent the summer battling with Brexit and grappling over economic growth.

Israel's Good and Bad New Realities New alliances with Arab nations are positive but unstable, and old enemies are most dangerous when in a weakened state.

Monday, September 02, 2019

9/2/19

Top defense official: In 24 hours, Israel attacked various 'fronts' Official says stopping Hezbollah missiles top priority for Israel after Iran nukes. 

Nasrallah immediately after attack: 'Incident over' Senior official claims covert Israel operation to prevent Iranian hegemony; Suleimani not target for elimination: 'Death not in discourse.'

Hezbollah says commanders ready, Israel orders more forces to border region Hezbollah said on Saturday its field commanders were ready to respond to an attack a week ago that the Lebanese group blamed on Israeli drones, after Israel’s military ordered extra forces to deploy near the border.

Iran, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Iraq watvhing Israel-Hezbollah crisis closely It has regional implications because Iran’s allies and proxies, from Syria to Iraq and Yemen, are all impacted by how Hezbollah performs and how Israel responds.

Israel and Hezbollah: Shadow-boxing with live weapons The most recent clash between Israel and the Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon may or may not be over, but the signs still point to a potentially catastrophic conflict ahead.

Netanyahu says he will extend ‘Jewish sovereignty’ to all West Bank settlements As school year starts, PM vows to kids in Elkana there will be ‘no more displacements,’ echoing previous campaign pledges; top Arab MK Odeh: Premier is pushing for ‘war crime’.

‘The PA will build in Israeli-controlled parts of Area C’ The Palestinian Authority announced on Sunday that it was unilaterally canceling the division of Judea and Samaria into Areas A, B, and C, which has been in effect since the Oslo Accords were signed.

The EU Is Battling Israel in Area C Ever since a decision in January 2012, the EU has been expressly committed to the expansion of illegal Palestinian settlement in Area C in conjunction with the PA.

IRGC, Al Qods and Hizballah chiefs plot anti-Israel drive at secret Beirut summit DEBKAfile Exclusive: Only an extraordinary errand would have brought two top Iranian generals, IRGC chief Maj. Gen, Hossein Salami and Al Qods’ Qassem Soleimani, flying to Beirut for a secret conclave with Hizballah’s Hassan Nasrallah.

IDF moving to strip weapons from Jewish settlements around Jerusalem The IDF ordered all settlements around Jerusalem to return IDF-issued weapons within 24 hours.