Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman says his nation will continue to coordinate with Palestinian security officials despite a tirade by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday against Israel, President Trump and US policy in the region.
Israelis are confident they're winning "the tunnel battle" against Hamas, the Palestinian faction controlling the Gaza Strip.
Far from the headlines of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, but actually close to home, Israeli doctors at Rambam Medical Center in Haifa worked tirelessly to overcome obstacles of Middle East politics to save the life of a desperately ill Palestinian boy from the Gaza Strip. Thirteen-year-old “K” was born with a hereditary renal defect and urgently required a kidney transplant. He often traveled from the Gaza Strip to Ichilov and Tel HaShomer hospitals in central Israel, for treatment and medical operations. However, his condition deteriorated in recent years.
One of the activists said the charge against them is 'unbelievable. We simply held a flag.'
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman for pointing to the Palestinian Authority policy of paying salaries to terrorists after a rabbi and father of six was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist.
Israel is confronting a number of groups that advocate a boycott of the Jewish State. The leaders of those groups will not be allowed to enter Israel. The Ministry of Strategic Affairs announced over the weekend that 20 organizations, including six that are based in the U.S., are on the list. Groups in Europe, Latin America and South Africa are also named.
Last year was a record breaking year for Israeli tourism with more than 3.6 million people descending on the country. That’s 700,000 more visitors than 2016.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he backs President Trump all the way in his criticism of the United Nations Relief & Works Agency (UNRWA). “UNRWA is an organization that perpetuates the Palestinian refugee problem,” Netanyahu said.
With slogans like: “leave Syria alone, look at our pockets” and “No Gaza, Not Lebanon, my soul is devoted to Iran,” Iranians took to the streets to demonstrate against the regime’s economic policies.
Palestinians reacted angrily when President Trump threatened to cut off aid to the Palestinian Authority and the face off between the Palestinians and Trump puts any future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations in doubt.