Israel’s northern region recently experienced a number of earth tremors – the largest of which reached 4.3 on the Richter Scale. With Israel overdue a significantly larger quake – the last major one occurred in 1927 – the government announced that it would invest billions in the coming years to its infrastructure – not only… Read more »
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is due to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin next week. It comes amid both escalating Russian and Syrian military activity against rebel-held strongholds in Syria – the cause of nearly 300,000 internally displaced refugees now amassing close to the Israel-Syrian border -and tensions with Iran.
Today’s wars are more than just about weapons and bullets and fighting casualties; they are also played out in the court of public opinion – a battle for hearts and minds. IDF Spokesperson Brig-Gen. Ronen Manelis explained to the French National Assembly about Hamas’ cynical abuse of a 7-year-old girl.
In a potentially embarrassing revelation, it has been widely reported that last month the Israel Security Agency (Shin Bet) arrested former Energy and Infrastructure Minister and MK, Gonen Segev – who served in the role from 1995-1996 as a member of the secular right-wing Tzomet Party – on charges of aiding the enemy in time of war and espionage against the State of Israel.