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Middle East News2019-10-07T12:27:21+09:00

So much is at risk in Israel, we can’t just watch and wait

So much is at risk in Israel, we can’t just watch and wait A second election hasn’t solved Israel’s political trouble. Here’s what’s next, and what you can do to help. A week after the unprecedented second round of elections in Israel in one year, there is no winner. While Prime Minister Netanyahu ran neck and neck with the centrist Blue and White party – neither have been able to secure the 61-seat majority. What happens next? As there’s no majority winner, President Rivlin yesterday selected Prime Minister Netanyahu to form a coalition government, saying that he has [...]

By |10월 4th, 2019|Categories: Middle East News|0 Comments

Israel Defense Forces thwart Iranian-backed drone attack against Israel

Israel Defense Forces thwart Iranian-backed drone attack against Israel IDF thwarts attack against Israel. What’s next? Late last week, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), launched a preemptive air strike on targets in Syria after uncovering intelligence of an imminent Iranian-backed drone attack against Israel. According to intelligence, each of the multiple drones, operated by Iranian pilots, had the capabilities of carrying several kilograms of explosives. Reports of the targeted, preemptive air strikes indicate the presence of Iranian Forces and Shiite militia troops, equipment and Iranian missiles at multiple sites. Israel’s message was clear, Iran will not be allowed [...]

By |10월 3rd, 2019|Categories: Middle East News|0 Comments

US-North Korea Summit Sends Iran a Message

US-North Korea Summit Sends Iran a Message If you’ve watched news coverage from last week’s US-North Korea summit in Vietnam, you may have concluded that President Trump failed to meet his objectives. A closer look suggests an unmistakable message the president sent to Iran – and how it benefits Israel. “It could put more pressure on Iran,” wrote Yonah Jeremy Bob, the intelligence, terrorism and legal analyst for The Jerusalem Post. “Many thought, going into the summit, that Trump was so desperate for a deal that he would sign almost anything and make major concessions to North Korea in exchange for only partial denuclearization. “If Trump had cut such a deal,” Bob explained, [...]

By |10월 2nd, 2019|Categories: Middle East News|0 Comments