The baleful significance of the Democrats’ Iron Dome fiasco

September 24, 2021 by  
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According to House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, when the Democrats withdrew from their embattled spending bill $1 billion in emergency funding for Israel’s Iron Dome defence system, this was merely a “technicality” that would be reversed. Read more

Israeli Foreign Minister: Delay in US aid to Iron Dome – ‘technical’

September 23, 2021 by  
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The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Naftali Bennett, experienced a significant diplomatic setback on Tuesday when the US Congress decided to withhold military aid from Israel and refused to vote on funding for its Iron Dome defence system. Read more

Israel appoints ambassador to the US

August 8, 2021 by  
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Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has announced the appointment of Brig.-Gen. (res.) Michael (Mike) Herzog as Israeli Ambassador to the US. Read more

‘Unlawful and callous attack’: US, UK condemn Iran’s attack on Israeli-owned ship

August 2, 2021 by  
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Israel expressed satisfaction over the strong international condemnation of Iran following its apparent attack on an Israel-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week, as world powers guaranteed a powerful response against the Islamic Republic. Read more

Which promised land?

July 9, 2021 by  
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The Fourth of July anniversary this week has turned out to be a somewhat more auspicious time for soul searching among many Jews than has been the case in past years. Read more

Israel welcomes Thomas Nides, US’ new ambassador

June 16, 2021 by  
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President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday his intention to appoint Thomas Nides for Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the State of Israel, months after the position was vacated. Read more

Trump threatens to hit 52 ‘important’ Iranian targets if Tehran retaliates

January 6, 2020 by  
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the United States is targeting 52 “important” Iranian sites, representing the 52 U.S. hostages held hostage in Iran for 444 days in the 1979 Iran hostage crisis and will strike “very fast and very hard” if Tehran attacks the United States or its assets. Read more

After opposition, Netanyahu acknowledges possible Trump-Rouhani meeting

September 8, 2019 by  
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After expressing initial opposition, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged the possibility of a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani this month at the U.N. General Assembly in New York. Read more

Iran protests raise hopes of regime collapse as sanctions set to go in effect

The Iranian regime appears to be in a panic as the Trump administration tightens the screws on the country’s economy with the United States telling countries to stop all oil imports from Iran starting on Nov. 4…writes Ariel Ben Solomon/JNS. Read more

Australia not happy with US decision to quit UNHRC

June 20, 2018 by  
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Australia is disappointed by the decision of the United States to resign from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Read more

US threatens to withdraw from UN Human Rights Council over anti-Israel bias

June 17, 2018 by  
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The United States is close to withdrawing from the U.N. Human Rights Council after talks to reform the Council have failed to meet Washington’s demands. Read more

Must Israel do America’s dirty work?

February 20, 2018 by  
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Whenever Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu uses props for his speeches, his critics pounce…writes Jonathan S. Tobin/JNS. Read more

Trump threatens to cut aid to countries who support UN Jerusalem measure

December 21, 2017 by  
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President Donald Trump threatened to cut off foreign aid to countries that back an upcoming United Nations General Assembly resolution that seeks to annul America’s recent recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Read more

Mind the Gap…writes Michael Kuttner

November 28, 2014 by  
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Everyone traveling by train or underground will be familiar with the announcements of “mind the gap.” Read more