In bid to buy sway in Jerusalem, Turkey renovates homes and more in Muslim Quarter

By Yori Yalon, JNS— Turkey’s efforts to deepen its foothold in eastern Jerusalem are persisting unabated, Israel Hayom has learned. The Turkish nongovernmental organization Mirasimiz (“Our Heritage”) has recently been renovating homes in eastern Jerusalem and distributing food to Arab residents of the capital who are in need, with the aim of expanding Turkish influence…

Hezbollah leader says terror group capable of defeating Israel in war

By Omri Ariel, Jerusalem Online— Hezbollah’s leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Friday he is “certain” that the terrorist organization would defeat Israel in the next war. In a televised speech aired as part of Lebanon’s commemoration of 18 years since the Israeli withdrawal from its territory, Nasrallah said Hezbollah does not seek a military conflict…

Israel Launches Most Extensive Strike in Syria in Decades After Iranian Rocket Barrage

By Haaretz— Israel attacked dozens of Iranian targets in Syria in what the military said was the most extensive strike in the neighboring country in decades. The strike was carried out in response to a barrage of 20 rockets that were fired from Syria at Israeli military outposts. The Israeli military accused the Revolutionary Guards’…

Will Turkey Lead An End-of-Days Global Islamic Jihad Against Israel And The US?

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, BIN— A recent study by a Middle East analysis organization based in Washington DC revealed that the Turkish president’s call for 57 nations to join together to form an anti-Israel army of Islam could create the most formidable military force on the planet. One Israeli expert on Islam stated emphatically, “make…

Eliminating Hezbollah’s leader could decide next war, defense official says

By Israel Hayom— The recent security escalation on the northern borders has made another war with Hezbollah in the foreseeable future more likely, a senior defense official said Wednesday. The Lebanon-based terrorist group, which serves as Iran’s proxy in the Middle East, has gained valuable fighting experience from its involvement in the Syrian civil war,…