WATCH: IDF neutralized four in Syria planting bomb on Israeli border

An IDF Spokesperson confirmed the simultaneous fire by an awaiting commando team that hit an unidentified squad of four terrorists placing explosives inside the Syrian frontier on Israel’s border.

By Reuters

 

The Israeli army on Monday said it targeted a group of four people who had planted explosives along the border fence with Syria on the Golan Heights.

Soldiers spotted the group near a frontier outpost overnight and, backed by air support, “fired simultaneously towards the squad of four terrorists, a hit was identified”, the military said.

On the right the four men squad is identified, on the left is the confirmed hit.

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Israeli synthetic cornea could restore eyesight to millions worldwide

The first implants of the Israeli startup CorNeat Vision’s synthetic cornea, which bio-integrates with the host’s eye, has received approval to conduct clinical trials on patients at Beilinson Hospital in central Israel.

By ILH Staff

 

The Israeli startup CorNeat Vision has received approval to conduct clinical trials of a synthetic cornea that bio-integrates with the human eye.

The Health Ministry-approved trial of the CorNeat KPro will be run at Beilinson Hospital in Petach Tikva on 10 patients suffering from corneal blindness who are either not candidates for or have experienced one or more failed cornea transplants, the company announced last week. Continue Reading »

Israel’s ‘no longer kept secret’ flightpath to the Arabian Gulf

According to ‘Aviation Bridge’ CEO, the private Israeli airline has recently begun advertising its executive jet flight services from Israel to Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE.

By Itay Blumenthal

 

Business and privet jets flying from Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport to the United Arab Emirates are a fairly regular occurrence, although such flights have been usually kept under wraps. But now that the two countries have begun to cement their relationship, such flights are no longer kept secret.

This is the case with private Israeli airline “Aviation Bridge,” which has recently begun advertising flights to the Persian Gulf States on their website, including Riyadh in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Continue Reading »

Israel: IDF will destroy Lebanese infrastructure if Hezbollah attacks

IDF goes on high-alert after Israel’s Defense Minister orders his generals to prepare plans that ‘neutralize’ Lebanese infrastructure in a quick-response retaliatory strike should Hezbollah, now a major party in Lebanon’s government, fulfill its vow to attack Israel.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

Defense Minister Benny Gantz (Blue and White) on Thursday ordered the IDF to prepare a response targeting Lebanon, in case Hezbollah harms IDF soldiers or Israeli citizens, Israel Hayom reported.

According to the report, the IDF was ordered to destroy Lebanon’s infrastructure in the case of a Hezbollah attack on Israel.

Hezbollah fighters hold flags as they attend the memorial of their slain leader Sheik Abbas al-Mousawi in Tefahta village, south Lebanon.

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PA’s collapse provides potential “Peace & Prosperity” for Palestinians

A former senior US adviser on Islamic Affairs for the Pentagon says Israel should allow the breakdown of the Palestinian Authority to happen, so that a new generation of non-PLO leaders can replace the existing, autocratic, kleptocracy.

By  Ariel Ben Solomon , JNS and ILH Staff

 

Despite US President Donald Trump’s release of the “Peace to Prosperity” Mideast plan earlier this year to help resolve issues associated with the decades-long conflict between Israelis and Palestinians, it remains clear that no negotiations between the two parties are on the horizon amid a Palestinian boycott of the Trump administration.

Given this and the ongoing discussion of Israel’s imminent move to apply sovereignty over Judea and Samaria, questions are being raised over the viability of Palestinian Authority, especially as Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, 84, has once again threatened to cut off security cooperation with Israel over the move. Continue Reading »

Tense hour in Northern Israel: 3 Hezbollah terrorist killed attempting attack

Cleared for Publication: Squad of Hezbollah terrorists chased back into Lebanese territory after IDF forces catch them attempting to infiltrate Israel to extract revenge for death of operative killed in Syrian weapons’ depot missile attack.
– Terrorists reportedly killed; IDF soldiers & Israeli civilians safe & sound.

By Arutz Sheva Staff

 

At least three terrorists (maybe 4) from Hezbollah attempted to infiltrate Israeli territory from Lebanon Monday afternoon, the IDF has cleared for publication.

Watching Lebanon’s border near Har Dov. – Photo: IsraelandStuff/PP

IDF spotters observed the terrorists in the midst of the infiltration attempt and called combat soldiers to the scene. Continue Reading »

IDF reinforces troops on Lebanese border following Hezbollah threats

IDF’s spokesperson reports the military is increasing infantry troops in the North after Asharq al-Awsat newspaper quoted Iran-backed group admitting they plan to retaliate for the Hezbollah fighter’s death during the alleged Israeli attack in Damascus on Monday.

By Daniel Salami

 

The Israeli military said Thursday it was reinforcing the country’s northern border with infantry troops after the Hezbollah terror group threatened to retaliate for the killing of one of its fighters in an alleged IDF raid in Syria earlier this week.

The IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said the additional deployment is done “in accordance with the situational assessment” and that life of local farmers and holidaymakers is not expected to be affected. Continue Reading »

UNCOVERED: Israel arrests 10 Palestinians in Iranian terror plot

Released for publication: Israel’s Shin Bet security agency says it foiled the plans of an Iranian and Hezbollah run Palestinian terror cell, working under the guise of a PA humanitarian aid agency, to kidnap an IDF soldier in order to force the release of jailed Palestinian terrorists.

By Yoav Zitun

 

Israel has uncovered an Iranian-backed terror cell operating under the guise of a humanitarian aid agency in the Palestinian Authority-run West Bank, officials from the Shin Bet security service said Tuesday.

The discovery of the cell by the Shin Bet and IDF prevented terror attacks planned for the West Bank, the officials said. Continue Reading »

NBA legend Charles Barkley calls out Black celebrities for anti-Semitism

Decrying anti-Semitism & racism, former NBA superstar Charles Barkley says, “We can’t allow Black people to be prejudiced also….. I don’t understand how insulting another group helps our cause.”

By Marcy Oster, JTA

 

Former NBA star and current analyst Charles Barkley has become the latest sports star to speak out against anti-Semitism among Black celebrities.

“Listen, DeSean Jackson, Stephen Jackson, Nick Cannon, Ice Cube,” Barkley said in a video tweeted out by NBA on TNT, where he serves as a studio analyst during pre-game and halftime shows. “Man, what the hell are y’all doing? Y’all want racial equality. We all do. Continue Reading »

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador Spotlights Obama’s Egregious Betrayal

“It was a moment I will never forget…I think the [UNSC] resolution was the lowest place in decades regarding Israel and the US.” says Israeli ambassador of Obama’s choreographed betrayal of the Jewish State at the United Nations.

By Ryan Jones

 

Danny Danon last week conducted his final press conference as Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations.

His tenure in that position was punctuated by passionate Scripture-based lectures defending Israel’s divine claim to the Holy Land. More than once he opened the Bible before his mostly secular colleagues and read to them form the Word of God.

Ambassador Danny Danon addresses UNSC – YouTube Screenshot

Now that he’s a private citizen, Danon said we can expect to hear even more from him. Continue Reading »

Republican Congressmen say US underreports terrorist attacks against Israel

Two Republican Congressmen sent a letter to Sec. Mike Pompeo asking why the US Department of State only reported 101 terror attacks of the 1,300-1,400 terror attacks reported in Israel throughout 2019.

By OMRI NAHMIAS

 

WASHINGTON – The Department of State should reexamine its human rights reports, saying they cite only a tenth of Palestinian acts of violence that official Israeli sources report for the same period, two Republican congressmen said.

Doug Lamborn and David McKinley sent a letter to US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, indicating in their letter that according to the department’s 2019 report, Palestinians committed 101 acts of violence against Israelis in the West Bank. Continue Reading »

Abbas’ Security Police arrest Palestinians ‘for supporting Israeli annexation’

REPORT: Despite PA denial, several Palestinians were reportedly arrested, one still held for weeks following a TV news report aired in early June, where several West Bank Palestinians expressed their hopes of becoming Israeli citizens should annexation under the U.S.- Israel peace-plan move forward.

By AFP

 

The Palestinian Authority has arrested several people who said they would favor Israeli annexations in parts of the West Bank, corroborating sources say, despite Ramallah’s denial.

In a television report aired on Israel’s Channel 13 in early June, several Palestinians in the West Bank were heard expressing the hope of becoming Israelis if annexation under a U.S.-Israeli Continue Reading »

Iran explosions are likely Israeli ‘covert espionage campaign’, not “accidents”

REPORT: Fox News strategic analyst US General Jack Keane [Ret.] suggested that Israel was conducting a smart and successful covert campaign against the Iranian nuclear and missile-delivery programs, with the help of local dissidents, “and they may not be finished yet.”

By Tal Polon

 

Retired US Army General and Fox News strategic analyst Jack Keane said that the series of explosions that have taken place recently at locations around Iran are no accident, contrary to what Iran has claimed.

“In the past several months, there have been dozens of so-called ‘accidents’ the Iranians claim are taking place […] That is no longer a credible claim, considering the sheer numbers of them,” Keane told Fox News. Continue Reading »

Hamas naval commander suspected of working for Israel extricated by IDF

Palestinian media reported on Saturday of a senior Hamas naval commander who, with the assistance of the IDF, fled Gaza with a military laptop, surveillance equipment and assorted “classified documents.”

By i24NEWS

 

A senior commander in the armed wing of the Gaza-based Hamas terror group fled the enclave over suspicions he was recruited as an informant by the Israeli security services, Palestinian media reported on Saturday.

‘Hamas Justice’: Terror squad prepares to implement extrajudicial verdict to 3 Palestinians found guilty of collaborating with Israel. – Photo: Twitter

The reports didn’t identify the operative, other than specifying that he served as a commander with the naval division of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades. Continue Reading »

US House Democrats pass $250M funding to Palestinians

The bill, which violates the Taylor Force Act, is earmarked “to restore humanitarian and development assistance to the Palestinians,” despite the Trump administration having ended all funding, since the Palestinians refuse to end paying assassins & terrorists life-long pensions as required by US law.

By JNS.org. and ILH Staff

 

Report: At $14.5B, Israeli startup exits nearly double in first half of 2019
Restoring US funding to PA has bipartisan support | Illustration: AP
A US House subcommittee included $250 million in funding for Israeli-Palestinian dialogue and Palestinian business development in a $66 billion spending bill passed earlier this week, despite the Trump administration defunding both areas. Continue Reading »