JERUSALEM — A Jordanian news website reported Wednesday that Israeli diplomats and army officers met in Amman recently with representatives of the Syrian opposition to discuss the possibility of a buffer zone separating the Israeli-held Golan Heights from Syria proper.
Militants in Egypt fired at least two rockets at a resort town in southern Israel early Wednesday morning.
The State Department has moved to dismiss a lawsuit alleging that former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton willfully “disregarded congressional safeguards and transparency requirements” regarding U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), potentially allowing funds to flow to terrorist groups such as Hamas.
Pro-Israel activists have launched a campaign to prevent a Jewish university from presenting anti-Israel former President Jimmy Carter with the school’s “International Advocate for Peace Award.”
Hackers launched a coordinated cyberattack on Israel over the weekend in an attempt to “wipe Israel off the map of the Internet,” defacing some 20,000 Israeli Facebook accounts and nearly 2,000 Israeli websites.
More than 100 Jewish Democrats, Democratic donors, and liberal rabbis sent a letter this week to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asking him “to make painful territorial sacrifices for the sake of peace” with the Palestinians.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is preparing to meet the Hamas government in Gaza, a move that could further inflame regional tensions.
JERUSALEM — Natural gas began to flow into Israel over the weekend from a large offshore field, ending Israel’s status as a dry patch in an oil-rich region.
JERUSALEM—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was close to a draft peace agreement with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad two years ago by which Israel would withdraw completely from the Golan Heights and Syria would sever its alliance with Iran, according to the daily Haaretz.
Anti-Israel activists are preparing to launch another flotilla aimed at breaching Israel’s naval blockade of the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip three years after a similar endeavor led to a deadly encounter with Israeli soldiers.