NEWS

Israel and UAE discuss anti-Iran cooperation at secret White House meeting

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The White House hosted a secret trilateral meeting in December between the U.S., Israel and the UAE on coordination against Iran, Israeli and U.S. officials tell Axios. Why it matters: The meeting, which took place on Dec. 17, is one in a series of steps from the Trump administration to facilitate closer ties between Israel … Read More

Palestinians push UN Security Council to condemn Trump plan, Israel

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

The Palestinian Authority began promoting a UN Security Council resolution to condemn US President Donald Trump’s peace plan and Israel on Wednesday.The move came a day before Trump’s Special Adviser Jared Kushner was expected to present the plan to the Security Council and less than a week before Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas plans to … Read More

Eden Alene, of Ethiopian descent, will represent Israel at Eurovision

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Eden Alene became the first Israeli of Ethiopian descent chosen to represent Israel at Eurovision when she won The Next Star for Eurovision 2020 competition Tuesday night. “I’m so happy and incredibly emotional, I wanted this so much,” she said in an interview with Channel 12’s Nadav Bornstein following her victory. “It is a great … Read More

Iran’s US victims need more than just applause

Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Last night, as President Trump’s guest in the House gallery, I had the singular honor of representing more than a thousand families of fallen and wounded service members for a portion of the State of the Union that briefly bridged our deep political divide. I watched Republicans and Democrats recognize the sacrifice of the many … Read More

Iran to execute Amir Rahimpour, convicted of spying for the CIA

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Iran’s top court has confirmed a death sentence for a man convicted of spying for the CIA and trying to pass on information about the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program. Judiciary spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaili said Amir Rahimpour would be executed soon. “Amir Rahimpour, who was a CIA spy and got big pay and tried to present … Read More

Netanyahu meets Sudan’s leader, countries to move toward normalization

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Israel and Sudan will work to upgrade their diplomatic relations, following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Uganda on Monday. The prime minister and Sudan’s leader, Chairman of the Sovereignty Council of Sudan Abdel Fattah al-Burhan, met on Monday for two hours in Entebbe, Uganda, at the invitation of Uganda’s President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni. The … Read More

Israel’s flag flies on the International Space Station

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

The Israeli flag is now a fixture on the International Space Station (ISS) thanks to a new anti-radiation suit developed in Israel that finally touched down on the ISS last week along with its wearer, American astronaut Jessica Meir, whose father is Israeli. The suit, which was developed by the American-Israeli company StemRad in collaboration … Read More

Israeli counter-drone company to provide system to FBI and US military

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

D-Fend Solutions, an Israeli counter-drone solution provider, has been selected by the United States’ Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) to provide the EnforceAir c-UAS system as the core Radio Frequency system to be integrated into a counter-drone system.EnforceAir c-UAS is an advanced autonomous system that automatically and passively detects, locates and identifies rogue drones as well … Read More

Senior commander in Iran’s Quds Force reported killed in Aleppo battle

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

A top commander in Iran’s Quds Force who was close to its slain leader, Qassem Soleimani, has died in battle in Syria, according to multiple reports in Iranian and Arab media. Asghar Pashapour, a senior member of the Revolutionary Guards’ extraterritorial force, was killed Sunday in battle with Syrian opposition forces in Aleppo, the reports … Read More