Israel on High Alert as Trump Pulls US Troops, Diplomats Out of Syria

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— Israel’s defense establishment reacted with surprise and a degree of concern on Thursday to US President Donald Trump’s announcement that ISIS had been defeated, and that American forces would therefore be leaving Syria. In fact, the withdrawal of the US military from Syria began even as Trump was delivering his…

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The U.N. Hezbollah Tunnel Debate and U.S. Troop Withdrawal from Syria

By Herb Keinon, JPOST— Despite all the learned arguments, even with the aerial photographs, and regardless of the unequivocal diplomatic support from the US, Israel knows that it will not get the UN Security Council to take firm and determined action against Hezbollah for its tunnel project. This was clear when listening to the Security…

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Trump pullout from Syria leaves Israel alone to battle Iran’s likely resurgence

By Raphael Ahren, Times of Israel— The US administration’s planned complete withdrawal from Syria is bad news for Israel both militarily and diplomatically, experts said Wednesday, since it will be leaving a vacuum in the war-torn country that will very likely be filled by Iran. While the US military had only some 2,000 troops in…

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Trump’s Bold Moves are Changing The Middle East for the Better

By Chris Mitchell, Breaking Christian News— From Iran to Saudi Arabia and beyond, US President Donald Trump has put his stamp on the region. (Photo: PM Netanyahu, President Donald Trump/via CBN News) Perhaps the most dramatic decision, acting where other presidents had not, was moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem. “What a glorious day. Remember…

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GOP senators unveil measure recognizing Israeli sovereignty over Golan Heights

BY Ariel Kahana, Israel Hayom— For the first time since over five decades, the Senate is poised to consider a resolution calling on the U.S. government to recognize Israeli sovereignty on the Golan Heights. The draft resolution was introduced by pro-Israel Republican Sens. Ted Cruz and Tom Cotton on Tuesday. Israel captured parts of the…

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Danon warns UN: ‘If Hezbollah dares to attack Israel, it will bring ruin to Lebanon’

By Jackson Richman,  JNS— Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon warned the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday about the threat Hezbollah poses to the Jewish state, calling the terrorist group a “lifeblood” from Iran. “Hezbollah has built a terror base inside a civilian population, with its end on the Israeli side of the…

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Netanyahu: Israel Has Missiles That Can Strike Any Target in the Middle East

By JPost— Amid rising tension in the North, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared on Monday that Israel has missiles that can reach any target throughout the Middle East. “They develop offensive missiles here that can reach any place in the region and any target,” Netanyahu said during a visit to Israel Aerospace Industries outside of…

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Palestinians Signal They Want All of Jerusalem

By Ryan Jones, Israel Today— Australia’s decision on Saturday to officially recognize the western half of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel prompted a number of outbursts, some of them very, very revealing. The government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed disappointment that, unlike US President Donald Trump, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison only acknowledged…

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