Category Archives: Israel

Trump Rails Against Lack of Probe Into Obama’s $1.7B Iran Payment

Sunday President Donald Trump began one of his patented tweetstorms saying he has “never gotten over” former President Barack Obama’s $1.7 billion cash payment to Iran to curb their nuclear weapons development, which drew no investigation in Congress, the FBI or the Department of Justice. Advertisements

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Syria warns Israel of ‘more surprises’ as tensions boil over following Iranian drone incident

Tuesday Israel warned Syrian President Bashar Assad to stop letting his war-torn country be used by Iran as a launching pad for attacks, and tensions in the region remained high following a weekend skirmish and a new Syrian threat of “more surprises.”

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Trump Questions Israel’s Interest in Making Peace

Sunday President Donald Trump said in an interview that he was “not necessarily sure” Israel was seeking to reach a peace agreement with the Palestinians.

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Israel Downs Iranian Drone and Strikes Syria, F-16 Crashes

Saturday the  Israeli military shot down an Iranian drone that infiltrated the country  and struck Iranian targets in Syria that launched it, in what the military called a “severe and irregular violation of Israeli sovereignty.”

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Netanyahu lashes out against police ahead of expected corruption probe announcement

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at the country’s chief of police ahead of an expected announcement concerning a corruption probe into the long-standing leader.

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Israel legalises West Bank outpost after settler killed

Sunday Israel granted legal status to a previously unauthorised outpost in the occupied West Bank in response to a Palestinian shooting attack last month that killed one of its residents.

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Trump casts doubt on Middle East peace talks

US President Donald Trump has questioned whether peace talks with Israel will ever resume, blaming the Palestinians. Trump said Palestinians had “disrespected” the US in the wake of his controversial decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.

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Pence – Peace between Israel and Palestinians ‘more possible’ after Jerusalem move

Monday Vice President Mike Pence said  the peace between Israel and the Palestinians is more likely following the decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish State.

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Trump’s Jerusalem plan has behind-the-scenes backing in Egypt: report

As  the Arab world publicly decried President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, new evidence suggests a contrary private opinion in Egypt.

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Pence Visit to Israel Postponed Again

Israel’s Foreign Ministry says an expected visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence has been postponed again.

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