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Russia to resume S-400 missile deliveries to Turkey this week

Monday, August 26, 2019

Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said Monday that Russia would resume the delivery of its S-400 missile defense system to Turkey this week. Akar told reporters that Russia would begin transporting parts of a second S-400 battery to Turkey on Tuesday. “Our aim is to protect our country and people from external aerial and missile threats,” … Read More

3 rockets fired at Israel from Gaza as tensions soar; Iron Dome intercepts 2

Monday, August 26, 2019

Terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired three rockets at southern Israel on Sunday night, sending thousands of residents rushing to bomb shelters. Two of the incoming projectiles were intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system, the Israel Defense Forces said. One rocket exploded next to the Route 34 highway in southern Israel, sparking a … Read More

Israel, South Korea ink ‘historic’ free trade deal

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Israel and South Korea signed a free trade agreement on Wednesday that promises to reduce customs after three years of negotiations. “The free trade agreement with South Korea is an historic agreement, the first to be signed with an East Asian country that is one of the leading economies in the world,” announced Israel’s economy … Read More

World military leaders visiting Israel for security briefing

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

JERUSALEM (JTA) — An organization that introduces military and political leaders from around the world to Israeli military officials is hosting legal, international relations and military leaders from around the world in Israel. The 42 participants in the Our Soldier’s Speak mission to Israel have spent 10 days being briefed on Israel’s security challenges by … Read More

Danon to UNSC: Ramallah following Tehran in seeking Israel’s destruction

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

The Palestinian Authority is following Tehran in seeking to destroy the Jewish state, Israel’s Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday. “As Tehran openly calls for Israel’s destruction, Ramallah uses other means to undermine the Jewish State’s right to exist,” Danon said. He referred to a statement made … Read More

In ultimatum, Hamas tells Israelis to ease blockade or face renewed violence

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

Hamas has reportedly issued a direct threat to escalate the violence along the Gaza-Israel border if Israel hinders the entry of Qatari cash into the Gaza Strip and fails to increase the supply of electricity. The threat, published in the Lebanese newspaper Al-Akhbar on Tuesday morning, follows outbursts of violence and tension along the border … Read More

Netanyahu hints Israel behind strikes on Iraq, says Iran not immune anywhere

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

KYIV, Ukraine — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday hinted that Israel was behind recent airstrikes on Iranian targets in Iraq, stressing that the Jewish state will continue to act militarily whenever and wherever there is a need to do so. “Iran has no immunity, anywhere,” he told reporters during a briefing in his Kyiv … Read More

Twenty Yitzher families asked to evacuate homes due to fire

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Some 20 families in the West Bank settlement of Yitzhar have been asked to temporarily evacuate their homes in light of a dangerous fire in the area on Thursday. Two structures have already been destroyed by the fire. Four fire engines are at the scene and more are on their way, according to a Fire … Read More

PA official: Iran helping Hamas rebuild West Bank terror network

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Behind the appalling terrorist attack in Gush Etzion last week that claimed the life of Dvir Sorek, the riots on the Temple Mount during the Tisha B’Av day of fasting, and the infiltration attempts from Gaza that could have ended tragically had they not been foiled at the last moment, is a guiding hand originating … Read More

Hamas threatens to rain barrages of ‘hundreds’ of rockets on Israel

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

(August 14, 2019 / Israel Hayom) The leader of Hamas in the Gaza Strip, Yahya Sinwar, said on Tuesday that during the next round of fighting between Israel and Hamas the terrorist organization would rain “hundreds of rockets” on the Jewish state at a time. Hamas claimed in June to have overwhelmed Israel’s Iron Dome … Read More