JERUSALEM—A super-mole working in the upper ranks of Hezbollah on behalf of the Israeli Mossad has been exposed, according to a Lebanese website, El Nashra, citing informed sources.
The military wing for Fatah, the Palestinian political party that controls the West Bank, is calling on its supporters to expand the Intifada against Israel and suggesting that an Israeli official be assassinated as retribution for the death of Palestinian Authority minister Ziad Abu Ein last week.
JERUSALEM—Israel announced on Sunday the discovery of a major offshore gas field, the third to be located in its waters in the past five years, augmenting its newly acquired status as an energy power.
JERUSALEM—General Gadi Eisenkot, appointed Sunday by the Israeli government as the next armed forces chief of staff, has warned in the past that Israel will not hesitate in the next round of fighting with Hezbollah to use “disproportionate force” against any Lebanese village from which rocket fire is directed at Israel.
JERUSALEM–From the veranda of the King David Hotel here, it is possible to enjoy a drink while gazing appreciatively across a ravine at the impressive site of the Old City, an ancient enclosure of narrow cobbled streets that includes holy sites critical to Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It is also possible, in 2014, to stand up and walk there, should the spirit move you. The low ground (Jerusalem is a city of steep hills, built in the dusty mountains separating the coastal plane from the Jordan River—no one said pilgrimage should be easy) is bypassed by taking a detour through the sparkling new Mamilla mall, built as a Las Vegas-style nod to the architecture of the Old City. Within minutes the quarter-mile or so has been traversed, and you stand amidst various holies of holies.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said this week that, despite threats from the Obama administration, he is prepared to approve new building plans in Jerusalem and reminded Israelis that the current U.S. administration “won’t last forever,” according to reports.
President Barack Obama’s nominee for secretary of defense Ashton Carter has a very strong position on nuclear non-proliferation issues, the Tower reports.
A majority of Palestinians support recent terror attacks against Israel, according to Israel Hayom.
The Iranian regime has launched a nationwide social media campaign called, “We Love Fighting Israel,” which encourages Iranian children, teens, and Internet users to photograph themselves alongside messages of hate for the Jewish state.