In May, Guatemala will move its embassy to Jerusalem, two days after the US embassy move. This was announced by President Jimmy Morales on Sunday at the annual AIPAC conference in Washington. Already in December, the Central American state had recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
Saturday morning an Iranian drone entered Israeli airspace near the Syrian border. It was shot down by an Israeli Apache helicopter. The IAF started as response to the severe violation of air sovereignty an attack on the Iranian base in Syria that had launched the drone. During the operation, the IAF was shot at by […]
On Thursday, for the first time in its history, the Council of Europe has called on the Palestinian Authority to stop funding terror by paying convicted and detained terrorists and their families. Current PA laws and regulations grant every terrorist who is arrested, tried and imprisoned in Israel to receive a monthly payment. The more […]
On December 28th – the 10th of Tevet in the Jewish Calendar – a special prayer for rain was held at the Kotel in Jerusalem. These prayers were heard!
Tonight US Vice President Mike Pence arrived in Israel. Thousands of Police and Border Police officers were deployed in Jerusalem to prepare Israel’s capital for his arrival. Several streets were closed to traffic, the immediate surroundings of the King David Hotel, where he will reside during his 2-day visit, was completely shut down.
Mahmoud Abbas, President of the Palestinian Authority, held on Sunday night a speech in front of the Palestinians’ Central Committee. The topic: “Jerusalem, eternal capital of the state of Palestine”.
Over the past week there have been daily rocket attacks on Israel from the Gaza Strip. One missile landed in an open field near Netiv Ha’asara, others could be intercepted by the Israeli defense system “Iron Dome”. There was no physical damage. The Israeli military responded with airstrikes on military zones in Gaza: “In response […]
Friday night several rockets were fired from Gaza at Israel. One of the rockets hit the Israeli town of Sderot. Several cars were damaged, two locals were treated for shock.
A spokesman of the Israeli police provides details on the current security situation in Jerusalem: (Interview in front of the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on December 8th 2017)