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Iran Attacks Israel With Drone, Syria Shoots Down F-16

Pieces of an Israeli F-16 that crashed in northern Israel on Saturday after coming under anti-aircraft fire. The pilot ejected, according to a military spokesman. Photo: Jack Guez/AFP By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — February 10, 2018 … Iran attacked Israel with an armed drone as it entered the skies over Northern Israel.… Read More »

Israel’s David’s Sling Missile Defense System Wins Award From US Missile Agency

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 25, 2017 …  The David’s Sling Weapons System (DSWS) was awarded the prestigious Technology Pioneer Award at the 2017 Multinational Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Conference in Boston, Massachusetts, in recognition of ground-breaking achievements in Lower-Tier Ballistic Missile and Cruise Missile Defense. “The marvelous capabilities of… Read More »

Trump Bombs Syria, Netanyahu: Chemical Weapons Not Tolerated

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — April 7, 2017 … Following President Trump’s bombing of Syrian air force bases in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons against civilians, Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made the following statement: “In both word and action, President Trump sent a strong and clear message today… Read More »

Israel To Expand Humanitarian Aid To Syria

By John Hill Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 20, 2016 … More than five years after it began, the Syrian civil war has killed a reported 470,000 people. Bombings are destroying crowded cities and horrific human rights violations are widespread. Basic necessities like food and medical care are sparse. The U.N. estimates that… Read More »

Netanyahu Tells UN General Assembly: No Nuclear Weapons For Iran

Edited by Joel Leyden See Video of Netanyahu UN General Assembly Speech: www.IsraelUN.com United Nations, New York — September 22, 2016 … Following is a transcript of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s remarks today at the United Nations General Assembly in New York: “Mr. President, Ladies and Gentlemen, What I’m about to say is going to shock… Read More »

Israel, Turkey Shake Hands

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 27, 2016 … Turkey announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Israel today after a six-year break in ties. Turkey is seeking to ease a sense of isolation on the world stage as Israel views enormous financial and security benefits. Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued the following statement… Read More »

Netanyahu: Deep Sadness on Passing of Former Mossad Director Meir Dagan

By Israel News Agency Staff Jerusalem, Israel — March 17, 2016 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning, issued the following statement on the passing of former Mossad Director Meir Dagan: “I would like to express deep sadness on the passing of Maj.-Gen. (ret.) Meir Dagan. Meir was a daring fighter and commander who greatly… Read More »

Jihad – Democrats In Denial

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Philadelphia — January 9, 2016 … “Shots fired! … I’m bleeding heavily! I’m bleeding. Get us another unit out here!” It was with these words that another act of Islamic terrorism was announced to the world. It was a Thursday evening at 11:40 p.m. when a man dressed in Islamic… Read More »

Text of Israel PM Netanyahu Speech At UN

Edited by Joel Leyden Israel News Agency New York — October 1, 2015 … Following is Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to the United Nations General Assembly: “Ladies and Gentlemen, I bring you greetings from Jerusalem. The city in which the Jewish People’s hopes and prayers for peace for all of humanity have echoed… Read More »