Tagged with IDF

Netanyahu promise to “teach Hamas a lesson”

Benjamin Netanyahu promises stern response to ‪‪intensified rocket fire from the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip.‬‬ Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday that Israel would teach Hamas a “lesson” and “very soon” over increased rocket fire from the Gaza Strip on Israel’s southern communities. Speaking at a joint press conference with his visiting Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper, … Continue reading

Persecuted for speaking the truth

Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon apologized. He had to. OP-ED by  Gonen Ginat, in Israel Hayom. Regular Israelis, however, are exempt from such diplomatic etiquette, free to clarify to the Americans what they know anyway, as anybody who regularly deals with Israeli popular opinion polls knows: namely, that the vast majority of Israelis believe that Ya’alon, … Continue reading

Bayit Yehudi MK glad Sharon was removed

Livni calls MK Struck’s comments evil and unintelligent; Marzel: “I’m glad Sharon, a threat to Israel, was removed.” MK Orit Struck apologized for expressing gratitude that God stopped former prime minister Ariel Sharon from perpetuating further tragedies upon settlers on Sunday morning. Struck told Galey Yisrael radio host Kalman Liebskind that she was not sufficiently … Continue reading

Main sticking point in “framework deal”: 1967 borders

Framework deal could refer to “1967” without the word “borders”. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to return to Israel next week. U.S. Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro: Nine-month negotiating window could be extended. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry may have just left Israel this past Monday, but it is already expected that … Continue reading

Bennett gives Netanyahu ultimatum on Zionism

Bayit Yehudi leader says ongoing Israeli-Palestinian talks “have only brought us terror”. Bayit Yehudi chairman and Economy Minister Naftali Bennett says won’t accept deal with PA based on pre-1967 lines. He  warns his faction will not be part of gov’t that agrees to withdraw from land. Bennett dismissed on Tuesday the possibility of swapping land … Continue reading

Likud No. 2: Israel will not surrender Jordan Valley

“If we end up without the Jordan Valley, we will be a country without any strategic depth.” During a tour with lawmakers through the Jordan Valley on Thursday, Interior Minister Gideon Sa’ar said that “only [an Israeli presence] here will ensure strategic depth.” At a ceremony unveiling the cornerstone for a new neighborhood in the … Continue reading

Netanyahu silent on Jewish presence in Samaria

Speaking to Saban Forum, PM demands Arab recognition of Jewish state. Netanyahu said the “minimal requirement for peace” with the Palestinians was their recognition of the state as home to the Jewish people with equal right to self-determination as themselves. “It’s about one thing: the persistent refusal to accept the Jewish state, in any border,” … Continue reading

Obama demands submission to “peace” with the Ayatollah

Iran nuclear agreement, pans ‘tough talk’ of deal’s critics. The Obama administration continued on Monday to defend the breakthrough deal cut over the weekend between world powers and Iran – effectively freezing its expansive nuclear program for a period of six months – as a positive development in the national interests of the United States. … Continue reading

Islamic terrorists hail Iran and Obamas “peace deal”

Hizbullah on Monday hailed a nuclear deal between its patron Iran and world powers as “a major victory” for Tehran. “(It is) a model victory and world class achievement which the Islamic state adds to its record which shines with victories and achievements.” Source: Reuters The Chicago Tribune. My comment: Not surprisingly, Islamic terror groups … Continue reading

Obama makes Iran the next North Korea

The Americans failed in North Korea and Pakistan, Now Iran could be next in line. A lawmaker from Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud faction told an Israeli television station on Monday that the premier rebuked US President Barack Obama over the interim agreement agreed upon by the Western powers and Iran on Sunday. “The … Continue reading

The Ayatollah says Israel “doomed to extinction”

Ayatollah ‪‪Khamenei claims Iran will never give up nuclear rights, blames France for ‘kneeling before Israel’. ‬‬ Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tehran wanted friendly ties with all countries, including the United States but said that Israel is “doomed to extinction.” “The Zionist regime is a regime whose pillars are extremely shaky and … Continue reading

Iranian nukes force Israel to surrender of Zionism

Netanyahu instructs housing minister to ‘reconsider’ plans for 24,000 units beyond Green Line. Prime minister overrules Construction Minister Ariel and steps in to freeze plans for E1, so as not to deflect world attention from Iran; Plans fuel tensions with US, PA; Yacimovich: Gov’t operating “with two heads.” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu directed Construction and … Continue reading

Netanyahu and Kerry continue to act in political theater

Binyamin Netanyahu said bluntly alongside John Kerry on Wednesday that he was “concerned” about the negotiations with the “Palestinians”. This is what the Prime Minister in Israel said tp John Kerry yesterday: “I’m concerned about their progress, because I see the Palestinians continuing with incitement, continuing to create artificial crisis, continuing to avoid historic decisions … Continue reading

Five Israeli soldiers hurt on Gaza border

Hamas fired mortar shells after IDF tanks crossed border in bid to destroy terror tunnel from Gaza into southern Israel. An IDF spokeswoman said forces were carrying out “a pinpoint action” in the area where a tunnel dug by terrorists leading from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel was discovered on October 13,  but did … Continue reading

IDF uncovers 2,5 kilometer terror tunnel in Israel

Gaza tunnel likely meant to serve terrorists in high-profile attack on Israeli kindergarten in next round of violence‬‬. Cleared for publication: IDF forces uncovered a tunnel laden with explosives in the Gaza vicinity area on Thursday. It is estimated it was meant to serve terrorists in a high-profile attack on an Israeli kindergarten. The tunnel, … Continue reading

Israel release more terrorists in bid to get peace

To please the Arabs, Israel release 26 more killers as part of ongoing “peace negotiations”. An Israeli ministerial committee voted Sunday to release 26 Palestinians jailed for killing Israelis before the 1993 interim peace deal with the Palestinian Authority. The government of Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has promised to free 104 long-held Palestinian prisoners in … Continue reading

Jordan: Israel provoking Muslims in Jerusalem

Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Hayel Dawood claim Israeli authorities “allowing Zionist extremists to enter Al Aqsa Mosque”. His remarks came in a statement carried by the Jordan News Agency, Petra. On Monday morning, Jewish extremists stormed into Al Aqsa Mosque, hoisted the Israeli flag at King Faisal Gate, one of the gates of … Continue reading

Former Navy chief Marom detained at Heathrow

Ynet learns commander of Israeli Navy during Operation Cast Lead and raid on Gaza-bound Marmara ship held for questioning upon arrival in UK‬‬. Maj.-Gen. (res.) Eli Marom, who served as the commander of the Israeli Navy during Operation Cast Lead and during the raid on the Gaza-bound Mavi Marmara vessel, was held for questioning at … Continue reading

Lapid ready to sacrifice Zionism for “peace”

Finance minister feels Israel is unsafe, and bids for “peace”. t’s safer to be a Jew in New York than in Israel, Finance Minister Yair Lapid told Charlie Rose in New York Monday at Manhattan’s 92nd Street Y, courting controversy at home. These comments piggybacked off remarks Lapid made on his Facebook page on September … Continue reading

Israel will be destroyed without Jews in Samaria

If we weren’t on this mountain, the terrorist would threaten our capital and the entire country. OP-ED: Hagit Lalum on Israeli Hayom. We have been living in Psagot for 15 years. Our six children were born here, and this is where we see our future. We’re already used to relatives who refuse to come visit, … Continue reading

Netanyahu demand Arab recognition of Jewish state

The Prime Minister of Israel do not promise “peace” in 2014. Since the the Arabs continue to refuse to recognize the Jewish state. The last time Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu gave a speech at Bar-Ilan University’s BESA Center for Strategic Studies, dozens of far-right protesters picketed the event in anticipation of the prime minister making … Continue reading

Egypt celebrate war against Israel and reap curses

The military dictatorship in Egypt do not celebrate “peace” with Israel, but war and curses. Clashes between pro-Morsi protesters demanding his reinstatement and Egyptian security forces on Sunday left at least 51 people dead and more than 246 injured, the health ministry said, after some of the largest rallies since President Morsi was ousted more … Continue reading

Egyptians killed during celebration of war with Israel

44 killed in Cairo during army celebrations to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Arab-Israeli war. At least 44 people have been killed in Egypt in clashes between security forces and supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi. The figure, from a health ministry official, comes as Morsi supporters protested in several cities during army celebrations … Continue reading

Ya’alon: He who seeks peace must prepare for war

Defense minister says Syrian disarmament deal proves military threat can ultimately bring about diplomatic solutions.‬‬ Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Monday that the US-Russian deal for Syria to destroy its chemical weapons proved that a credible threat of force could bring about diplomatic solutions. “The latest developments, in which a diplomatic solution is emerging for … Continue reading

Israel General: Assad could survive in Syria for years

Syrian President Assad could cling to power for years despite having lost overall control of his country, Maj.-Gen. Yair Golan, Israel’s top commander on the frontier with Syria, told Yediot Ahronot on Wednesday. “I don’t see any force toppling him tomorrow morning – though he deserves to pass from this world, and the quicker that … Continue reading

The Old and the New Covenant

Esther 4:16 “Go, gather together all the Jews who are in Susa, and fast for me. Do not eat or drink for three days, night or day. I and my maids will fast as you do. When this is done, I will go to the king, even though it is against the law. And if … Continue reading

U.S. and Israel in Joint Air Force Exercise

The Israeli Air Force operates outside Israeli airspace on the mercy of the US Air force. They fly high together. U.S. European Command and the Israel Defense Forces have begun Juniper Stallion 13, a two-week bilateral aerial exercise held between the U.S. and Israeli air forces in Israel as part of regularly scheduled training between … Continue reading

IDF warns Haredi campaign are like Nazi-propaganda

Brigadier-General Gadi Agmon: “Ultra-Orthodox campaign against haredi soldiers similar to Nazi propaganda”. Members of the haredi community refer to ultra-Orthodox soldiers as “hardakim,” taken to mean a “weak-minded haredi” who has betrayed the community. The word is also a portmanteau of the word harakim, Hebrew for “insects,” and “haredi.” Brigadier-General Gadi Agmon from the IDF … Continue reading

Six rockets hits Israel from the Islamic World

Four rockets from the Islamic terror zone in Gaza hit Hof Ashkelon Regional Council. Two were shoot down. No injury reported. ‬‬ Four rockets hit the Hof Ashkelon Regional Council Sunday night. The Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two rockets and two hit open areas. No injuries or damage were reported. Two rockets were … Continue reading

Every time Jews surrender our land, people are killed

“I value our president, but the concept of withdrawals failed and brought thousands of victims.” These are the words of Naftali Bennett at a Bayit Yehudi faction meeting. He rejects president Shimon Peres speech, calling for a two-state solution. “I value our president, but the concept of withdrawals failed and brought thousands of victims,” Bennett … Continue reading

Israeli minister: Kerry tempt us with “Auschwitz borders”

Tourism Minister Uzi Landau warned the cabinet. Israel is tempted by John Kerry to return to “to “Auschwitz borders.” Sunday’s cabinet meeting devoted to the discussion of US Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts to renew the direct peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians exposed wide gaps within the coalition. During the meeting, Tourism … Continue reading

Israel prepares for regional war

 Home front minister Gilad Erdan says war is not question of ‘if’ but ‘when’ as he launches exercise intended to prepare civilians to its event‬‬. “There is no longer a question whether missiles will be launched at Israel’s major population centers, only when it would happen,” Home Front Defense Minister Gilad Erdan said Tuesday ahead … Continue reading

International Criminal Court examines Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla

Hague prosecutor will open preliminary examination into 2010 incident, following appeal referred through Comoros by casualties’ families‬‬. The International Criminal Court’s prosecutor said on Tuesday she would open a preliminary examination into events surrounding the 2010 Israeli raid on a humanitarian aid flotilla bound for the Gaza strip, in which nine Turkish activists were killed. … Continue reading