Tag Archives: Israel

Israel And Saudi Arabia’s Unspoken Alliance By
Those who claim that Israel is opposed to Donald Trump’s now openly warm relations with Saudi Arabia are missing the actual point. On the surface, many assume that Israel and Saudi Arabia have poor relations. Neither country has...
Fact Check: Trump Touts His Own Record While Abroad By
In his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday during his first foreign trip as president, Trump claimed to have accomplished record spending on the armed forces, even though Congress has yet to pass a budget that reflects his plans and promises. Trump releases a detailed budget...
Trump Sparks War Of Words With Iran In Fiery Middle East Speeches By
Donald Trump sparked a war of words with Iran on Monday, as the US president used two speeches in Saudi Arabia and Israel to accuse Tehran of funding terrorism and fuelling “the fires of sectarian conflict and terror”. Speaking alongside Israel’s president,...
Israeli Justice Minister Slams White House Map Of Israel As Ignorant By
With President Trump’s visit already riling several other members of Israel’s far-right government related to whether the Western Wall, which Israel captured militarily in 1967, is occupied, Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked found a new reason to be outraged, the...
Murder In The Mediterranean – The Perils Of Fishing In Gaza By
(Opinion) — On Al Nakba Day of all days, the Israeli Navy killed another Palestinian fisherman, Muhammad Majid Bakr.  The second in this year alone.  The Israeli Navy claims Bakr’s fishing trawler responded neither to their calls, nor warning shots, after deviating...
Palestinians Drop All Preconditions For Peace Talks With Israel By
In a move that could be a major change in the Israel-Palestine peace process, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman today told Israeli media that the Palestinians have dropped all preconditions, including the call for a settlement freeze, related to peace talks. Friedman...
Israel May Be Behind Laptop Ban On Mideast Airlines By
US news reports say Israel was the source of intelligence that President Donald Trump disclosed to the Russians during a White House meeting last week, igniting further controversy for the beleaguered administration. According to a New York Times report on Tuesday, Israel...
Israeli Minister Calls For Assassination Of Syria’s President By
Housing Yoav Galant on Tuesday condemned the genocide taking place in Syria, adding that “it is time to eliminate” President Bashar Assad, following US accusations that the regime is using a crematorium to hide atrocities being committed outside Damascus. “The reality...
Jewish Life In Iran Was ‘Always Better Than In Europe’ By
Iran is frequently at odds with Israel, despite having the second biggest Jewish community in the Middle East. DW’s Theresa Tropper spoke with the director of Tehran’s Jewish Committee, about why that is the case. DW: How is life as a Jew in the Islamic Republic? Siamak...
Gulf States Seek Normalized Relations With Israel Ahead Of Trump Visit By
Numerous Gulf states have offered to a deal to normalize relations with Israel if Tel Aviv takes steps to restart peace talks with the Palestinians, according to reports. The offer to normalize relations come a week before Donald Trump visits Saudi Arabia and Israel on...