‘We won’t allow Syria to be turned into an anti-Israel front’

By Lilach Shoval, Eli Leon, Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff— Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman was touring the North on Wednesday against a background of tension on Israel’s northern front and the Israeli dissatisfaction with Russia’s confirmation of an Iranian presence in Syria. “We will not allow the establishment of a Shiite and Iranian presence…

Saudis told Abbas to accept Trump peace plan or resign — report

By Sue Surkes, Times of Israel— Saudi Arabia last week ordered Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to either accept an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal being put together by the Trump administration, or resign, according to an Israeli report Sunday. The Trump administration has begun drafting an Israeli-Palestinian peace proposal based on a two-state solution, officials and…