Retired general and leading security expert John Allen told The Jerusalem Post that if Syria were to gas Israelis, it would be “virtually regime suicide.” Backing a recent assessment by a senior Israeli military official, US Secretary of Defense James Mattis told a news conference in Tel Aviv Friday morning that Syria still possesses chemical weapons. Meeting with his... Read more »
In an effort to communicate directly with the Palestinian people, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman warned, in a rare interview with the Al Quds daily, that Hamas would be destroyed if it dares attack Israel again.
Israel has decided to cease transferring the bodies of dead terrorists over to the Palestinian Authority, will withhold tax revenues equal to the amount transferred to terrorist's families and has approved the building of 42 new housing units in Kiryat Arba.
As Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman emphasized, Israel is the first country outside the US to receive this airplane. The F-35 represents the crown jewel of air-power superiority and will therefore be a great contribution to the IDF’s air force.
Israel's defense minister revoked on Wednesday the VIP entry permit of Mohammed Al-Madani, the Palestinian Authority's outreach liaison to Israeli society, on charges that he committed "subversive political activities."
After two Palestinians murdered four innocent Israelis and injured 17 in Tel Aviv Wednesday night, Israel took a number of immediate security measures including surrounding the Palestinian town from which the terrorists originated, and suspended most special entry permits for Palestinians.
In a meeting with Israeli Jewish and Arab regional council heads from the Galilee, Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas declared he would judge newly-appointed Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman by what he does and not by what he says or has said in the past.
Saeb Erekat, the chief Palestinian negotiator, rejected statements by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman supporting the Arab peace Initiative, saying it was merely a public relations stunt designed to distract the world.
As Avigdor Liberman, Israel's new defense minister, was appointed and sworn in, the US State Department decided to intervene in internal Israeli politics and use the moment to attack Israel and the Israeli government.