Ambassador Friedman’s NYT interview reflects US interest

By Yoram Ettinger, Ettinger Report—- US Ambassador David Friedman’s June 8 interview in the NY Times was inconsistent with the worldview of the State Department establishment, but quite consistent with Middle East reality and US national security interests. Ambassador Friedman stated: “The absolute last thing the world needs is a failed Palestinian state between Israel…

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30 BDS-linked Accounts with Ties to Terror Closed in US

By Aryeh Savir, Jewish Press— Israel has been successful in an economic campaign it launched against BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) promoting organizations with ties to terrorism, which led to the closing down of 30 accounts over the past two years, the Ministry of Strategic Affairs revealed Monday. The campaign, conducted together with pro-Israel organizations, exposed…

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Palestinians Planning ‘Popular Uprising’ Against Trump’s Plan

By Khaled Abu Toameh, JPost— The Palestinians said on Sunday that they are planning a “popular uprising” later this month to protest US President Donald Trump’s upcoming plan for peace in the Middle East. The protests, scheduled for June 25 and 26, will coincide with the launching of the US-led economic workshop in Bahrain –…

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Report: Iran planning to arm Palestinians in Judea and Samaria

By Neta Bar, Israel Hayom— Iran is working to arm the various terrorist organizations active in Judea and Samaria with the aim of sparking fresh hostilities against Israel, recent remarks by senior officials in Tehran reveal. A report published by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs on Wednesday exposed a series of comments from officials…

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Kushner meets EU officials to discuss peace plan

By Elad Benari, Arutz Sheva— US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and Middle East peace adviser Jared Kushner on Tuesday met European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker for talks in Brussels, AFP reported. Kushner arrived in Brussels from London, where his father-in-law is making a state visit. The trip comes at a time when international hopes are…

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Israel destroys last Hezbollah tunnel from Lebanon

BY Israel Hayom— The IDF on Monday said it finished sealing the last of a series of Hezbollah attack tunnels under the country’s northern border with Lebanon, roughly six months after they were found. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus told reporters during a tour of the tunnel that it was “the longest and deepest…

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