The Israeli and US defense ministries launched a test for the new Arrow 3 interception missile on Tuesday morning, after an exchange of fire with Iranian forces in Syria put the region on high alert over the weekend. The Arrow 3 is the third iteration of a rocket in a joint project with the US,… Read more »
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed John Bolton, Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (NSA) to Jerusalem and impressed upon him – particularly in light of the announcement to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria – about the need for Israel to maintain sovereignty over its part of the Golan Heights.
Israel’s Attorney-General Avichai Mandelbilt has some tough decisions to make in the near future. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is facing a possible indictment on bribery charges, but the final decision on whether or not to indict is up to Mandelblit. Mandelblit is currently examining police recommendations for Netanyahu’s indictment for bribery and corruption in at… Read more »
At a press conference on Monday held during his visit to attend the inauguration of Brazil’s new President, Prime Minister Netanyahu told the media that the White House would release the details of the long-awaited Israel-Palestinian peace plan when it had the greatest chance of success, “and in their estimation elections are the time when it will have the least chance of succeeding.”