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May 4, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Hill: Israeli officials confirmed Saturday that an airstrike against Syria was aimed at missiles allegedly being transferred to anti-Israeli Islamist militants and not the Assad regime's chemical weapons stockpiles. About 16 Israeli warplanes breached Lebanese airspace Thursday overnight and attacked targets inside Syria, CNN first reported late Friday. An Israeli official told ...

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May 3, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from CNN -- The United States believes Israel has conducted an airstrike into Syria, two U.S. officials tell CNN. U.S. and Western intelligence agencies are reviewing classified data showing Israel most likely conducted a strike in the Thursday-Friday time frame, according to both officials. This is the same time frame that the U.S. collected additional data ...

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May 3, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from THE TELEGRAPH US defense planners have rebuilt the country's biggest bomb, the bunker buster, to ensure the country can still destroy Iran's fortified underground nuclear plant. Pentagon officials have reportedly shown Israeli officials details of the extensive upgrade in recent weeks to convince their allies that time to attack Iran has not ...

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May 1, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BIG PEACE Reports indicate that Iranian officials and members of Islamic Jihad have been talking freely about missiles that were provided to Palestinian militants at different times over approximately the last 12 months. The missiles they supplied were allegedly among those fired at Israel during Operation Pillar of Defense in November 2012. Speaking on ...

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Apr 30, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FRONT PAGE MAG On Thursday an Israeli warplane shot a drone into the Mediterranean just west of the Haifa shoreline. The drone came from Lebanon, and Israeli media immediately reported that it was sent by Hizballah—even though the prime minister and the IDF spokesman, in their public statements on the incident, made no such ...

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Apr 29, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP — A former Israeli defense minister alleged Monday that Syria's chemical weapons are "trickling" to the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah, the first claim by a senior politician in Israel that one of the country's nightmare scenarios is coming true. Binyamin Ben-Eliezer, who also called for international intervention in the Syria's civil war to stop ...

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Apr 28, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FRONT PAGE MAG It may seem amazing, but in the wake of the Boston attack the Obama administration is pressuring Israel to free terrorists guilty of particularly heinous acts of murder. On Wednesday the Knesset “discussed America’s demand that Israel release terrorists as a good will gesture to the Palestinian Authority.” The demand is part ...

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Apr 27, 2013 Comments Off Spit Stixx

Excerpted from The Times Of Israel: Iran has essentially crossed the “red line” set by Israel for its nuclear activity, and the coming few months will be a crucial period, Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin, a former head of IDF Military Intelligence, said on Tuesday. Speaking at a security conference in Tel Aviv, Yadlin said that ...

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Apr 27, 2013 Comments Off Jack Flash

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: The US has reportedly asked Israel not to immediately respond to the infiltration of its airspace by a Hezbollah drone that was shot down over the Haifa bay on Thursday, Lebanese paper a-Nahar reported on Saturday. A Western diplomat in Beirut told the paper that Washington has called on Israel to ...

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Apr 26, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from AP — Against a vista of green fields and snowcapped mountains, all is silent but for a gusting wind. Then comes a burst of gunfire from the Syrian civil war raging next door, where jihadist rebels are battling Bashar Assad's troops in a village. Watching it all unfold from a few kilometers (miles) away are ...

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Apr 25, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

AP — Israel shot down a drone Thursday as it approached the country's northern coast, the military said. Suspicion immediately fell on the Hezbollah militant group in Lebanon. The incident was likely to raise already heightened tensions between Israel and Hezbollah, a bitter enemy that battled Israel to a stalemate during a monthlong war in 2006. Prime ...

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Apr 23, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from BLOOMBERG Israel’s top military intelligence analyst said Syrian government forces have used chemical weapons against rebels, and warned his own country may soon become a target. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry questioned whether there’s hard evidence of chemical arms use, telling reporters that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had been unable to confirm the ...

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Apr 18, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from JP The Associated Students of the University of California (at Berkeley) Senate voted 11-9 to call upon UC Berkeley’s administration to divest $14 million from companies that do business with the IDF, student newspaper The Daily Californian reported on Thursday. The Thursday morning vote on bill SB160 went on for 11 hours, according to Rabbi ...

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Apr 12, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

RELATED: Obama Administration Gives Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood 4 More F-16 Fighter Jets Excerpted from WASHINGTON TIMES The United States sent four more top-of-the-line F-16 fighter jets to Egypt on Thursday, as part of a foreign aid promise that critics blast as aid for an anti-Israel entity. “Friends don’t send U.S. taxpayer-funded F-16s and tanks to the enemies ...

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Apr 10, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Another public opinion poll published Wednesday showed that Hamas was continuing to lose its popularity among Palestinians. The poll, conducted by the Jerusalem Media and Communications Center, also indicated a drop in the number of Palestinians who support the Oslo Accords and violence. Last week, a poll published by the Palestinian ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from IDF BLOG Holocaust Remembrance Day, which was held yesterday, is observed as Israel’s day of commemoration for the approximately six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust as a result of the actions carried out by Nazi Germany and its collaborators, and for Jewish resistance in that period. In Israel, it is a national ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from JP For second time in one week, Israeli seizes control of website for those seeking to hack Israeli sites, posts pro-Israel facts, video. Israeli hackers took over OpIsrael.com on Tuesday, a website meant to coordinate the cyber-attacks on Israeli sites. A hacker calling himself EhIrS replaced the site's original homepage, posting an image of a computer ...

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Apr 9, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON The State Department has moved to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton willfully “disregarded congressional safeguards and transparency requirements” regarding U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), potentially allowing funds to flow to terrorist groups such as Hamas. The suit, which was originally filed by 24 Americans living ...

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Apr 8, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from FREE BEACON Pro-Israel activists have launched a campaign to prevent a Jewish university from presenting anti-Israel former President Jimmy Carter with the school’s “International Advocate for Peace Award.” Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law is scheduled to present Carter with the award on Wednesday, leading former alumni and pro-Israel advocates to galvanize in ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from JP Steinitz calls on world powers to set deadline of weeks to persuade Tehran to halt nuclear enrichment.Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz called on world powers on Sunday to set a deadline for military action of weeks to persuade Iran to halt its nuclear enrichment program after talks ended without progress at the ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

Excerpted from JP Israeli official tells 'Post' Secretary of state apparently did not read Turkey’s press reaction reports following PM Netanyahu's apology over the 2010 flotilla incident; says reports included gloating. Israeli officials expressed astonishment on Sunday that US Secretary of State John Kerry praised Turkey for responding “sensitively” and without triumphalism to Israel’s apology for the ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Jake Hammer

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Pat Dollard

Excerpted from Israel National News: Jordanian security forces arrested several youths who are suspected of attacking Israeli internet sites as part of the large scale cyber attack on Israel declared by the group called Anonymous. In response, Anonymous threatened to attack Jordanian internet sites. The group demanded the activists' immediate release. A Facebook group called "The Third ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from Washington Free Beacon: More than 100 Jewish Democrats, Democratic donors, and liberal rabbis sent a letter this week to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asking him “to make painful territorial sacrifices for the sake of peace” with the Palestinians. In the letter, delivered earlier this week to Netanyahu’s office in Jerusalem, the Israeli leader ...

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Apr 7, 2013 Comments Off Chuck Biscuits

Excerpted from The Jerusalem Post: Hamas claimed it arrested Western spies from the US, UK, France and Germany that were operating in the Gaza Strip and targeting the organization, AFP reported on Saturday. "The Gaza Strip is swarming with Western intelligence agencies, such as the American, British, French and German services," Mohammed Lafi, a security chief, ...

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