Rocket attack on Ashkelon in bid to frustrate the Israeli government

Rocket alert system rings out across Ashkelon as rocket from Gaza slams into southern part of the city. An escalation in the shelling of southern Israel by Palestinian terrorists in Gaza continued on Sunday, when a Grad-type rocket fired from Gaza slammed into southern Ashkelon in the evening hours. Two residents suffered shock as a… Read More Rocket attack on Ashkelon in bid to frustrate the Israeli government

The US will use Hizb”Allah to push Israel towards peace

U.S. denies report that it’s mulling strategic dialogue with Hezbollah. White House spokesman Tommy Vietor stressed the U.S.’s unwavering no-contact policy with Hezbollah, denying allegations otherwise reported in a Washington Post article published Friday. The U.S. has denied allegations that the U.S. is considering reaching out to political elements in Hezbollah, reported the Washington Post… Read More The US will use Hizb”Allah to push Israel towards peace

Hamas breaks up pro-reconciliation rally in Gaza

Protesters lock themselves in UN school compound, demanding end Fatah and Hamas rivalry. Hamas police in Gaza detained a Palestinian protester and two Palestinian cameramen on Thursday while breaking up a rally calling for political reconciliation, and 16 other protesters briefly holed themselves up in a United Nations school. The event took place a day… Read More Hamas breaks up pro-reconciliation rally in Gaza

Ahmadinejad: ‘God has chosen my successor’

Iranian president tells council heads in Tehran, ‘Future has already been determined. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad says his replacement as Iranian president has already been chosen by God, a local website reported Saturday.  “Friends told me, ‘We are concerned about the future,’” Ahmadinejad said in a meeting with council heads in Tehran. “I told them, ‘The future… Read More Ahmadinejad: ‘God has chosen my successor’