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Israel Endures Sixth Year of Drought

Israel Endures Sixth Year of Drought

TEL AVIV - Israel is entering its sixth year of drought, the Water Authority said Sunday, with many of the country's waterways at a 98-year low.

Trump Cuts $200 Million In Aid To Palestinians

Trump Cuts $200 Million In Aid To Palestinians

TEL AVIV - President Donald Trump ordered that more than $200 million in aid to the Palestinian Authority be cut, a State Department official said on Friday.

Report: Abbas's Son Said He's Against Two-State Solution

Report: Abbas's Son Said He's Against Two-State Solution

TEL AVIV - President Donald Trump's special envoy for the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, held a secret meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' son last September on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York, veteran Israeli journalist Barak Ravid said.

BDS Fail: PepsiCo Buys SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

BDS Fail: PepsiCo Buys SodaStream for $3.2 Billion

TEL AVIV — PepsiCo bought carbonated drink maker SodaStream for $3.2 billion on Monday, a move that the Israeli company's CEO hailed as a victory for over the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (BDS) which long targeted the company.

Netanyahu: We Will Not Accept Anything Less Than Full Ceasefire

Netanyahu: We Will Not Accept Anything Less Than Full Ceasefire

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Hamas that Israel will continue to do whatever it needs to combat the terrorism coming from the Gaza Strip and will accept nothing less than a blanket ceasefire, at the same time as the results of an attempt by Egypt and the UN to strike a truce deal remain unclear.

IDF Releases Footage of Largest Syria Strike in Decades

IDF Releases Footage of Largest Syria Strike in Decades

TEL AVIV - The IDF on Tuesday released a video showing Israel's raid on Syria in May that destroyed more than50 Iranian targets in the most extensive military strike in the country since 1974.

Abbas Warns 'Fateful and Dangerous' Measures In The Works

Abbas Warns 'Fateful and Dangerous' Measures In The Works

TEL AVIV - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said on Saturday that the Palestinians were planning to make “fateful and dangerous decisions on important issues in the next two months,” leading to speculation that he intends to sever ties with Israel.

Nikki Haley Accuses UN Human Rights Council of Anti-Israel Agenda

Nikki Haley Accuses UN Human Rights Council of Anti-Israel Agenda

TEL AVIV - U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley slammed the United Nations Human Rights Council as being a "bully pulpit for human rights violators" and said that its controversial Agenda Item 7 is designed to undermine Israel’s existence in an interview with the Heritage Foundation in Washington on Wednesday.

IDF Establishes 'War Room' to Fight Kite Terror

IDF Establishes 'War Room' to Fight Kite Terror

TEL AVIV - The Israeli military has set up a "war room" to handle the wave of "kite terror" emanating from the Gaza Strip, which the IDF says the Hamas terror group is coordinating.

Netanyahu to Push for Railway Linking Israel to Saudi Arabia

Netanyahu to Push for Railway Linking Israel to Saudi Arabia

TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Transportation Minister Israel Katz will "immediately launch" a trade route initiative called“Tracks for Regional Peace” that will see the establishment of a railway network linking Israel to Saudi Arabia.

Jared Kushner: U.S. Ready to Work with Abbas

Jared Kushner: U.S. Ready to Work with Abbas

TEL AVIV - President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner slammed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas for issuing a blanket rejection of the U.S. peace proposal before seeing it, but added that the U.S.

Abbas Spokesperson: Trump's Peace Plan 'A Waste of Time'

Abbas Spokesperson: Trump's Peace Plan 'A Waste of Time'

TEL AVIV - Palestinian Authority President spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeineh slammed the Trump administration's highly anticipated peace proposal, declaring that the upcoming visit by the White House Middle East peace team is "a waste of time and is bound to fail," Channel 10 reported on Saturday.

Abbas Adviser: Jews Have No Claim to Jerusalem

Abbas Adviser: Jews Have No Claim to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ senior adviser Mahmoud al-Habbash last week said that President Donald Trump's declaration of Jerusalem as Israel's capital is part of a plot to divide the Arab world and that anyJewish connection to the holy city is an imperialist myth and distortion of history.

Iranian Army Claims Arab World Guilty of 'Betrayal of Palestine'

Iranian Army Claims Arab World Guilty of 'Betrayal of Palestine'

TEL AVIV - The Iranian Army on Wednesday slammed Arab leaders for their "betrayal" of the "great nation of Palestine" for staying silent in the face of President Donald Trump's "aggressive" Jerusalem move, and added its hope that “the world will witness the collapse” of Israel “very soon.

WATCH: Latest Terror Threat from Gaza - Attack Balloons

WATCH: Latest Terror Threat from Gaza - Attack Balloons

TEL AVIV - Whatever will they come up with next? Gazan rioters have added a creative new weapon to their arsenal. Instead of attack kites, young Palestinians have adopted another child's toy to spread fires on Israeli soil: helium balloons.

WATCH: Gaza Kindergarten Stages Mock Kidnap, Execution of Israelis

WATCH: Gaza Kindergarten Stages Mock Kidnap, Execution of Israelis

TEL AVIV - Gazan preschoolers at a school backed by the Palestinian Islamic Jihad terror group recently held a graduation ceremony in which the children brandished toy machine guns as they acted out the execution of an Israeli solider and the kidnapping of a Israeli civilian.

Israel Destroys Hamas Underwater Attack Drones, Army Says

Israel Destroys Hamas Underwater Attack Drones, Army Says

TEL AVIV - The IDF released additional information on the more than 65 sites it targeted in the Gaza Strip in response to the 100 rockets and mortars launched from terrorist groups there, saying the targets included weapons manufacturing facilities and a stash of unmanned submarines that Hamas was preparing to use for attacks on Israeli naval targets and underwater infrastructure.

Abbas Suggests Trump's Jerusalem Move Put Him in the Hospital

Abbas Suggests Trump's Jerusalem Move Put Him in the Hospital

TEL AVIV - Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas blamed his most recent hospitalization on President Donald Trump's decision to recognizeJerusalem as Israel's capital and the subsequent opening of the U.S.

Defense Minister Liberman: Israel Destroyed ‘Almost All’ Iranian Sites in Syria

Defense Minister Liberman: Israel Destroyed ‘Almost All’ Iranian Sites in Syria

TEL AVIV - Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said Thursday morning that the IDF had destroyed "almost all of Iran’s military infrastructure sites in Syria" overnight in response to a rocket barrage in Israel's north, and warned Tehran that attacks on Israeli territory will be met with “the strongest possible force.

Arab Press Hails Israeli Innovation, Says Arab World Must Take Heed

Arab Press Hails Israeli Innovation, Says Arab World Must Take Heed

TEL AVIV - A surfeit of Arabic-language newspapers have recently published articles discussing Israel's superiority over Arab states, saying Israel's strong democratic ethos and its willingness to prosecute its leaders is partly why it the only stable country in the region, a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) report released this week said.

Iran Terrified After Mossad Raid, Ex-Pentagon Official Says

Iran Terrified After Mossad Raid, Ex-Pentagon Official Says

TEL AVIV - Tehran is “quaking in its boots” following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's exposérevealing the regime's nuclear weapons program, a former Pentagon official told The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday.

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

WATCH: Teen Whipped in Berlin for Wearing Kippa Reveals He Is Israeli-Arab

TEL AVIV - A video of a 21-year-old Arab-Israeli dressed up as a Jew being beaten up by a belt-wielding a Palestinian refugee from Syria in Berlin went viral last week, sparking outrage across Germany about the rising levels of anti-Semitic attacks in the country.

Jordanian Columnist: Trump, Netanyahu ‘Much Worse’ than Hitler

Jordanian Columnist: Trump, Netanyahu ‘Much Worse’ than Hitler

TEL AVIV - President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu are "much worse" than Hitler, a columnist writing for a Jordanian daily said, and added that some of the crimes attributed to Hitler probably didn't take place.

Senior Assad Aide: Airstrikes in Syria Mark End of U.S. Empire

Senior Assad Aide: Airstrikes in Syria Mark End of U.S. Empire

TEL AVIV - The American empire is poised to crumble and the failure of the joint missile attack on Syrian chemical weapons sites is the first triumph marking the beginning of the end, SyrianPresident Bashar Assad’s envoy said on Sunday.

Bill Clinton Admits to Interfering in Israeli Election

Bill Clinton Admits to Interfering in Israeli Election

TEL AVIV - Former president Bill Clinton confessed that he tried to help Shimon Peres win Israel’s general elections in 1996 against Benjamin Netanyahu in an interview on Channel 10 news that aired Tuesday.

U.S. Blocks Resolution Condemning Israel Over Violent Riots On Gaza Border

U.S. Blocks Resolution Condemning Israel Over Violent Riots On Gaza Border

TEL AVIV - The U.S. on Saturday blocked the UN Security Council from issuing a resolution expressing "grave concern" over Israel's handling of the riots along the border with Gaza and calling for an "independent and transparent investigation” on the violence.

Palestinians Setting Up Tent City to Stage Gaza Border Chaos

Palestinians Setting Up Tent City to Stage Gaza Border Chaos

TEL AVIV - Thousands of Palestinians will gather at the border with Gaza on Friday and set-up a "tent city" for a six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.

U.S. Envoy Friedman: If Abbas Refuses to Negotiate, His Replacement Will

U.S. Envoy Friedman: If Abbas Refuses to Negotiate, His Replacement Will

TEL AVIV – U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman slammed the Palestinian leadership in an interview Wednesday, saying that the aging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is replaceable and if he continues to show no interest in negotiating with Israel, the process will go on with someone else.

Netanyahu: Israel Will Demolish Home of Car-Ramming Terrorist

Netanyahu: Israel Will Demolish Home of Car-Ramming Terrorist

TEL AVIV - Israel will demolish the home of the Palestinian terrorist who on Friday afternoon ran over and killed two IDF soldiers and wounded two others, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed on Saturday night.

WATCH: Fatah Marks 40th Anniversary of Most Deadly Massacre of Israelis By Praising ‘Thunderous Souls’ of Murderers

WATCH: Fatah Marks 40th Anniversary of Most Deadly Massacre of Israelis By Praising ‘Thunderous Souls’ of Murderers

JERUSALEM - Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party this week marked the 40th anniversary ofThe Coastal Road massacre - the most lethal terror attack in Israel's history in which 37 Israelis, including 13 children, were murdered - by honoring the "thunderous souls" of the Palestinian murderers and asserting that the infamous Dalal Mughrabi, who orchestrated the attack, died in a "most spectacular way" by first killing as many Israelis as possible.

Netanyahu: Police Scaring State’s Witnesses into Lying

Netanyahu: Police Scaring State’s Witnesses into Lying

TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday accused authorities of using intimidation tactics to force suspects into testifying against him in a series of graft investigations.

Pence: Trump Most Pro-Israel President In U.S. History

Pence: Trump Most Pro-Israel President In U.S. History

TEL AVIV - Vice President Mike Pence said Donald Trump is the most pro-Israel president the country has ever had and vowed the U.S. would withdraw from the nuclear deal with Iran unless the agreement is fixed.

Nikki Haley at AIPAC: ‘Israel Gets Bullied’ at UN

Nikki Haley at AIPAC: ‘Israel Gets Bullied’ at UN

TEL AVIV - The Trump administration’s bid to end bias against Israel at the UN is “actually a demand for peace,” the U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley told the annual AIPAC convention in Washington on Monday evening in a speech met with rapturous applause and a dozen standing ovations.

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