‘Annex the communities of greater Jerusalem’

By Yoni Kempinski, Israel National News— Transportation and Intelligence Minister Yisrael Katz on Wednesday evening called at a meeting of the Likud convention to promote an initiative to apply Israeli law to “the communities of greater Jerusalem”. He listed Maale Adumim, Givat Ze’ev, Beitar Illit and Gush Etzion as communities that should be annexed, and…

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Republicans possibly ready to reject two-state solution, Trump advisor says

By JTA— A policy adviser to Donald Trump told CNN that the Republican party might be due to assert more support for Israeli settlements, and possibly reject all together the idea of a two-state solution, which has long been a pillar of both Democratic and Republican policy in the region. David Friedman, a real estate…

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On first anniversary of Iran nuclear deal, American credibility in Middle East destroyed

By the Algemeiner— America’s credibility in the Middle East has been destroyed since the signing of the Iran nuclear deal a year ago, a former US ambassador to Iraq and Turkey asserted on Tuesday. In his analysis, titled, “The JCPOA’s Regional Impact: Sinking Confidence in the U.S. Balancing Role,” James F. Jeffrey — the Philip…

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The biblical basis for the Israel-Turkey reconciliation and its prophetic future

By Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz, Breaking Israel News— Israel recently signed a controversial reconciliation deal with Turkey after six years of disharmony between the nations. While the recent deal can be attributed to a number of modern political considerations, an alliance between Israel and Turkey can clearly be understood to be bolstered by its Biblical roots.…

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Trump gets it right on Jerusalem

By Jason Greenblatt, CNN— It seems to be a regular feature of the U.S presidential election cycle: Candidates from both parties solemnly pledge to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, only to sidestep the issue upon taking office. Shouldn’t the selection of a capital city rest solely with the people of the country who reside there? Donald…

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Op-Ed: Brexit restored sovereignty to the UK – now it must be Israel’s turn.

By Victor Sharpe, Israel National News— Sovereignty refers to the defined right of nations, the ‘ownership’ of their territories and national interests. A nation is referred to as ‘sovereign’ in terms of its independent identity and rights. Sovereign rights are exercised within national territories. A nation has the legal right to insist on its sovereign…

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Zionist Evangelicals Release Film Revealing “Truth Behind BDS”

By Tazpit Press Service, Breaking Israel News— The Christian Zionist organization Proclaiming Justice to the Nations (PJTN) is responding to recent efforts by the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel toward making inroads within the Evangelical Christian community. Last week, the organization screened its film, “Hating Israel: In Search of the Truth Behind…

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Thanks in no small part to Russia, Hezbollah is now a full-fledged army

By Avi Issacharoff, Times of Israel— Pictures being published from time to time by Hezbollah tell a great deal about its role in the fighting in Syria. In some of the pictures Hezbollah fighters can be seen leaning against Russian tanks, and the truth is that since Russia began its open military activities in Syria,…

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After Brexit: What should Israel do?

By MANFRED GERSTENFELD, JPOST— It will remain unclear for quite some time what the main consequences of Brexit will be for Europe, Great Britain and the world at large. The changes will include political, economic and social issues. One example: various parties in a number of European Union member states are enhancing their efforts to establish…

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