Israel rejects Hamas released clip of hostage as ‘cheap and transparent manipulation’

June 7, 2021 by  
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The clip that the Hamas terror organization released allegedly of an Israeli held in its custody is “a cheap and transparent manipulation” and a sign of its distress, a senior Israeli official said. Read more

As underwater threats proliferate, autonomous Israeli sea vessel stands guard

During the recent escalation between Hamas and Israel, the terrorist organization based in the Gaza Strip launched an ambitious attempt to damage a critical Israeli infrastructure target. Read more

UNRWA Gaza chief to take leave of absence amid uproar over Israeli airstrike remarks

June 4, 2021 by  
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The Gaza director of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) will be taking a “long leave of absence,” a spokesman for the agency said on Wednesday, according to Hebrew media reports. Read more

How did Hamas become the darling of the West?

June 4, 2021 by  
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In February 2009, I wrote an essay about a symposium at UCLA that marked the beginning of Hamas’s penetration into academic circles…writes Judea Pearl. Read more

Blinken blunders and other balagan

June 4, 2021 by  
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For those uninitiated in the nuances of modern Israeli discourse, balagan loosely translated means chaos or fiasco. Read more

Hamas calling for Day of Rage in Judea and Samaria

June 3, 2021 by  
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The Hamas terror organization is calling for a Day of Rage in the Palestinian Authority areas over the weekend, including demonstrations and violent clashes with Israeli forces. Read more

Amid internal debate, Hamas trying to reopen offices in Damascus

June 3, 2021 by  
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A series of events and developments, accompanied by reports in the Arab and especially Lebanese media, indicate Hamas’ intention to renew its relations with the Syrian regime in Damascus after 10 years of severing ties. Read more

IDF seeks to fast-track revolutionary approach to lessening future rocket fire

The Israel Defence Forces are seeking to fast-track a new system designed to remove Hamas’s ability to terrorize the Israeli home front with mass rocket attacks in future conflicts. Read more

Actions, not bromides, are how the West must confront rabid antisemitism

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, and his counterpart, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, visited Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week to offer help in building on the ceasefire with Hamas. Read more

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Former Ambassador David Friedman: ‘Trump administration would have given Israel free reign to defend itself’

Secretary of State Antony Blinken was dispatched to Israel by U.S. President Joe Biden this week in the direct aftermath of an acute conflagration highlighted by 11 days of indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas on Israeli population centres and pinpoint Israeli airstrikes on Hamas installations in Gaza in retaliation. Read more

UNRWA Gaza director backtracks on interview about Israeli war actions

May 27, 2021 by  
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Gaza director of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) Matthias Schmale accused NGO UN Watch and the press on Wednesday of “blatantly manipulating” comments he made in an interview with Israel’s Channel 12 two days earlier. Read more

How Israel can disrupt Hamas’s re-armament plans

As the truce in Gaza takes hold, Israel and the international community must employ multiple approaches to prevent Hamas and Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) from once again using a quiet period to rearm themselves, a former Israeli defence official has said. Read more

10 takeaways from the latest conflict between Israel and Hamas

May 25, 2021 by  
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Over this past weekend, Arabs were shooting fireworks in the sky, supposedly in celebration of holding Israeli population centres hostage for 11 days with more than 4,000 rockets. Read more

How will we know who won the war?

May 24, 2021 by  
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Maybe one day, we will discover that the impetus for Hamas’s latest onslaught against Israel wasn’t the pending Israeli Supreme Court decision about whether or not to respect the property rights of Jewish landlords in Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.

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A statement from Benjamin Netanyahu

May 16, 2021 by  
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Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has issued an update on the continuing conflict with Hamas in Gaza. Read more

Hamas surprised by IDF’s powerful counterattack – IDF spokesman

May 14, 2021 by  
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The public in the Gaza Strip is starting to lose its patience and the Hamas terror organization is surprised by the IDF’s powerful counterattack and is having a hard time implementing its attack plans, IDF spokesman Hadai Zilberman told reporters on Thursday morning. Read more

Arson terrorism returns to haunt south

May 9, 2021 by  
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Gaza-based terrorists have returned to launching arson attacks on Israel’s south in recent days, causing fires in areas surrounding the Gaza Strip. Read more

After days of rockets on southern Israel, Hamas gets an ultimatum

April 27, 2021 by  
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As part of its power struggle with Fatah, Hamas has been enabling smaller Gazan terror factions to fire rockets at Israeli border communities since Friday. Read more

Hamas: Jerusalem Day will be turning point in fight against Israel

April 27, 2021 by  
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The 28th day of the Muslim month of Ramadan, on May 9, will be the turning point in the “great battle against the Judaization and control of Jerusalem, and the attempt to divide the use of the Al-Aqsa Mosque,” Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal threatened. Read more

Palestinian Authority, Hamas agree on election timetable

February 11, 2021 by  
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Palestinian factions agreed on Tuesday after a two-day meeting in Cairo to “respect and accept” the results of their upcoming elections, reported Reuters. Read more

Do-gooders who do bad – NGO problems exposed at AIJAC webinar

December 7, 2020 by  
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With terrorism and antisemitism ever-present threats, the latest webinar from the Australia/Israel & Jewish Affairs Council (AIJAC) featured NGO Monitor Vice President Olga Deutsch, whose topic was “Following the Money Trail: An Insight into the Funding of Terrorism and Antisemitism”. Read more

Palestinians sigh in relief after Biden victory: ready to resume negotiations and coordination without preconditions

November 9, 2020 by  
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A sigh of relief and satisfaction, disgust for President Donald Trump and anticipation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s weakening, along with fears of renewed tension between Fatah and Hamas – this is how the Palestinian arena reacted to Joe Biden’s victory. Read more

Turkey’s bid to return to Ottoman-era glory endangers Israel and the region

September 13, 2020 by  
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Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has high ambitions. He wants to take his country back to what he perceives as the glory days of the Ottoman Empire, but the leader, who has been described as “pugnacious” and has been at the pinnacle of power since 2002, appears to be leading the country down the wrong path as he quashes secularism, supports radical Islamism, suppresses democratic reforms and adopts a forceful foreign-policy approach that aims to assert Turkish hegemony in the region. Read more

Hamas threatens more kidnappings if prisoner deal not reached with Israel

May 15, 2020 by  
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Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has threatened to kidnap more Israelis if a prisoner deal is not reached. Read more

IDF foils Hamas plot to hack phones of Israeli soldiers by posing as attractive women

February 19, 2020 by  
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The Israeli military thwarted efforts by Hamas to hack the phones of soldiers by posing as young attractive women on social media, the Israeli Defence Forces have reported. Read more

Former Mayor of Jerusalem targeted by Hamas for assassination in Turkey

December 19, 2019 by  
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Likud Member of Knesset (MK) and former mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat has asked US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman to promote US sanctions on Turkey, after a report by the British Daily Telegraph revealed that Hamas terrorists in Turkey planned attacks on Israel, including plans to assassinate Barkat as well as other prominent Israeli figures. Read more

U.S.lawmakers accuse Twitter of allowing content from Hamas and Hezbollah, violating law

October 25, 2019 by  
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A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers has accused Twitter of violating U.S. law in allowing content from U.S.-designated terrorist groups, including Hezbollah and Hamas, to appear on its site. Read more

Facing tensions on multiple fronts, is Israel on the verge of an all-out war?

August 28, 2019 by  
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The big news in Israel is not that Iran attempted to send kamikaze drones into Israeli territory last week or that Israel targeted that terrorist cell in Syria; these are not completely out of the ordinary or even unexpected. Read more

Israel, Hamas reach truce after incendiary balloons spread fire in southern Israel

June 30, 2019 by  
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Israel and Hamas—the terrorist entity that runs the Gaza Strip—reached a truce on Thursday night after the latter launched incendiary balloons into southern Israel earlier that day. Read more

Incendiary balloons from Hamas in Gaza cause dozens of fires in southern Israel

June 28, 2019 by  
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Incendiary balloons launched from Gaza on Thursday caused at least 30 fires, including 17 substantial ones, in southern Israel, according to estimates by Israeli authorities. Read more

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