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Israeli military, security forces on alert for anti-US Palestinian and Israeli-Arab riots

Israeli military, security forces on alert for anti-US Palestinian and Israeli-Arab riots

In the wake of the anti-US Islamist turbulence sweeping Arab capitals, Israel has posted additional military, police and security forces in the West Bank, opposite the Gaza Strip and among Israeli Arab communities following information received that all three are preparing to stage big anti-American protests Friday, Sept. 14, which could easily spill over into […]

Putin-Netanyahu talks to focus on rising Islamist power:

Putin-Netanyahu talks to focus on rising Islamist power:

The Muslim Brotherhood’s rise to power in Egypt – and soon, possibly, in Syria – will have pushed to the sidelines such obvious topics as Iran and gas when Monday, June 25, Russian President Vladimir Putin on a short visit to Israel meets Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu. On this subject at least, the Russian and […]

Israel Revives Military Option After Obama Rejects its Nuclear Demands of Iran

Israel Revives Military Option After Obama Rejects its Nuclear Demands of Iran

Israel has withdrawn its pledge to US President Barack Obama not to strike Iran’s nuclear sites before the November presidential election after he rejected its minimal demands for nuclear negotiations with Iran. In public, Israeli ministers still talk as though they believe in results from the Six-Power talks with Iran, which Thursday May 24 limped […]

US Military Ready for Iran Strike, If Needed

US Military Ready for Iran Strike, If Needed

US Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro said this week his nation’s military is ready to execute “the military option” on Iran’s nuclear program if need be. Shapiro, speaking at a meeting of the Israel Bar Association for Tel Aviv and the Central Region, said that not is an American military option available, but that made […]

Gazan leaders call for abduction of Israelis

Gazan leaders call for abduction of Israelis

(The Gaza Strip)   —   Islamic leaders in the Gaza Strip called on Friday for militants to kidnap Israelis and use them as bargaining chips to secure the freedom of thousands of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails. Human rights groups say up to 2,000 prisoners have joined an open-ended hunger strike to protest against jail […]

Israeli Security Halts Skirmishes on ‘March to Jerusalem’

Israeli Security Halts Skirmishes on ‘March to Jerusalem’

JERUSALEM, Israel – Israeli security forces battled Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem Friday, with reports of one Palestinian killed and dozens wounded. The clashes came during demonstrations marking Land Day and the Global March on Jerusalem. Palestinians and Israeli Arabs hold the annual event to protest Israel’s land policies. The skirmishes began after Muslim prayers, Friday. […]