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Benjamin Netanyahu Set For Another Term As Israeli Prime Minister

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel’s general election results almost guarantee that long-serving Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will return to the office Tuesday. Netanyahu’s Likud party took about the same percentage of the vote as the Blue and White Alliance that backs his opponent, former general Benny Gantz. But Likud has enough allies in the Knesset, Israel’s national legislature, that Netanyahu can start forming ...

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Both Prime Minister Contenders Claim Victory In Israeli General Election

The two contenders for Israel’s prime minister position claimed victory after polls closed Tuesday evening. Current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said his coalition had a “clear victory” while his centrist rival Benny Gantz declared, “We won!” reported CNN. “The right-wing bloc led by the Likud won a clear victory. I thank the citizens of Israel for the trust. I will ...

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Retired Terrorist: Greatest Threat To BDS Is Calling Us Terrorists

Salah Khawaja, a retired terrorist and member of The Boycott, Divestment, Sanction (BDS) Movement, said Tuesday that calling BDS members terrorists is their greatest threat. According to a video released by Muslim Brotherhood and Radical Islam in America, Khawaja is considered “one of the most high-profile ‘non-violent’ activists in the region” and has spent over a quarter of his life ...

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Ted Cruz Slams The UN For Defending Hamas Over Israel: It’s ‘Absurd And Dishonest’

Republican Texas Sen. Ted Cruz criticized a newly released United Nations report on Monday that concluded Israel committed war crimes against Palestinians during a 2018 protest despite Hamas’s use of human shields. “This U.N. report is on its face absurd and dishonest and we know because they have been doing it for a long time,” Cruz said on a telephone ...

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George Soros-Linked Money Used To Promote BDS Movement Against Israel

The Open Society Foundations, an international grant-making organization bankrolled by George Soros, donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to the EIRIS Foundation.  The EIRIS Foundation used the Soros-linked funds to create a “Business in Occupied Lands” database that frames Israel as an occupying government force.  Soros is one of the most prolific mega-donors to Democrats and other progressive causes in ...

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Ilhan Omar Fires Back At Fellow Democrat: ‘I Should Not Be Expected To Have Allegiance’ To Israel

Democratic Minnesota Rep. Ilhan Omar claimed Sunday she is “expected to have allegiance” to Israel, in response to criticism from Democratic New York Rep. Nita Lowey, who claimed Omar “continues to mischaracterize support for Israel.” Omar on Wednesday slammed “the political influence in this country that says it is okay to push for allegiance to a foreign country,” referring to ...

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Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu To Be Indicted

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu is set to become the first sitting prime minister in Israel’s history to be indicted, according to Israel’s attorney general’s Thursday announcement. Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit said Thursday that his office will charge Netanyahu with one count of bribery and two counts of breach of trust and fraud, according to NBC. The charges come as the culmination of ...

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Elizabeth Warren: It’s ‘Terrible For Israel’ That The Nation-State Has Aligned With Trump

Presidential hopeful and Democratic Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren stated on Wednesday that she is concerned that Israel has been so supportive of President Donald Trump and the Republican party. “Yes, yes,” Warren responded to host Pod Save America’s Tommy Vietor when asked if she was worried that such a close ally has aligned with the GOP. WATCH: "Does it worry you that ...

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Since 2016: Democrats Have Increasingly Abandoned Israel

By Tim Nerozzi A growing number of Democrats are seeking to end America’s close relationship with Israel. Freshmen congresswoman Ilhan Omar (D-MN) has referred to Israel as an “ apartheid regime.” Another first-term congresswoman Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) has called to lead special trips to Palestine. Their views reflect a movement away from the Democratic party’s long support for Israel, or ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Claims Her Comments On Israel Were Doctored — They Were Not

Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez claimed on Monday that comments she made in July regarding the Israeli “occupation of Palestine” were doctored and circulated in the media. “The ‘Firing Line’ [interview got] doctored and then the doctored video was the one that ended up on Fox News, and then, like, everyone just sees the doctored version instead of the ...

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Israel Defense Forces Troll Iran On Twitter After Dropping Bombs On Iranian Targets In Syria

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) took to Twitter Monday to take a jab at Iran’s presence in Syria after it carried out a strike against Iranian targets in the region, which Israel claims was in response to an Iranian rocket fired at the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights. The IDF’s official Twitter account posted a picture of a map of the Middle ...

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Israel Holding Early Elections As Bribery Allegations Engulf Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, struggling to keep his majority together and fighting off corruption allegations, has decided to dramatically shorten the timetable for his country’s elections. Netanyahu and other coalition leaders opted Monday to hold a general election in April 2019 — an election that was originally set for November 2019. Their decision comes as the attorney general is ...

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Israel Begins Effort to Counter Lebanese Hezbollah Tunnels

Israeli defense forces have begun an effort to counter tunnels dug in Northern Israel by the Lebanese Hezbollah group, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis told reporters traveling with him to Ottawa, Canada. The secretary is scheduled to participate in what he described as a small-group meeting in Ottawa to discuss defeating the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. Israel is ...

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Another Democrat Rep.-Elect Comes Out In Favor Of Anti-Israel Legislation After They Are Elected To Congress

Democratic Rep.-elect Rashida Tlaib of Michigan revealed for the first time publicly that she supports a growing anti-Israel movement, however, she remained silent on the issue until weeks after she was elected to congress. Tlaib expressed her support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement which seeks to punish the nation-state of Israel by economically starving the country for ...

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