Tag Archives: gaza

Israel Discovers Terror Tunnels Under Gaza UNRWA Schools

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — June 12, 2017 … The Israel Defense Forces informed the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the main UN aid agency in Gaza, that it had discovered part of a terror tunnel running under two of its schools in a refugee camp in the enclave. UNRWA… Read More »

Israel: Obama, Kerry Should Not Lecture About Peace While Ignoring Islamic Terrorism

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — December 28, 2016 … The following was communicated by the Israel Prime Minister’s office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this evening, issued the following statement in response to US Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech: “Before I explain why this speech was so… Read More »

Human Rights Watch: Palestinians Abuse Journalists, Activists

By Associated Press Jerusalem, Israel — August 30, 2016 … Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday. Human Rights Watch said both the Western-backed Palestinian Authority led by President Mahmoud Abbas in the West… Read More »

Israel: Turkey Needs To Think Twice Before Criticizing Us

By Israel News Agency Staff Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs: “The normalization of our relations with Turkey does not mean that we will remain silent in the face of its baseless condemnations. Israel will continue to defend its civilians from all rocket fire on our territory, in accordance with international law and our conscience.”  “Turkey… 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 »

ADL Secures Correction From Sanders on Gaza War Casualties

Greenblatt: “Accuracy and accountability are essential for the voting public.” By Israel News Agency Staff New York — April 8, 2016 … The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) today welcomed the clarification by presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders of his misstatement about Palestinian casualties during the 2014 conflict between Israel and the terrorist group Hamas. After a phone… Read More »

Israel Arrests Israeli Arab Working For Gaza Islamic Terror Group

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — November 5, 2015 … In a joint operation, the Israel Security Agency and the Israel Police, on 18 October 2015, arrested Nassrin Hassan Abdallah Hassan. Hassan is a 40-year-old Israeli citizen married to a Palestinian man who resides in the Gaza Strip, where she has lived… Read More »

Netanyahu: Israel Wants Peace, Islamic Incitement Must Stop

Israel will use several non-violent methods to reduce Islamic incitement, terrorism. By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — October 11, 2015 … Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, this morning made the following remarks at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting in Jerusalem. “We are in the midst of a wave of terrorism… Read More »

Netanyahu To Discuss Iran Deal, Syria At UN

By Joel Leyden Israel News Agency Jerusalem, Israel — September 29, 2015 … Part of the following was communicated by the Prime Minister’s office to the Israel News Agency. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara, this afternoon left on an official visit to the UN General Assembly in New York. “I am now leaving for the… Read More »