Friday, March 7, 2014
March 15 is the day that Syria is supposed to have completely destroyed the 12 production facilities they had declared to the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW). Officials are saying that, at the moment, Syria has yet to start the destruction of the chemical facilities.
The capture of the Gaza-bound Iranian arms shipment by the IDF will not go unnoticed in the Islamic Republic, and is likely to strain relations between the moderates and conservatives vying for power in Tehran.
Roey has always dreamed of being an Israeli sailor. Along with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the IDF was able to grant Roey’s request. “One day I’ll earn my own navy pin,” the boy said.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
Although Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was thousands of miles away when elite IDF forces overtook an Iranian vessel carrying arms to the Gaza Strip, it had already appeared in his speech at AIPAC Tuesday [Mar 4].
The alert level for the Israel Defense Forces went to its highest level Wednesday evening, March 5, after an incident on the new border fence between Syria and Israel.
Staff Sgt. Eden Cohen knows Hebron better than most. He served as a soldier on the ground in the city, and in the IDF’s local operations room, where he helped direct missions from afar. After three years in the field, he shares his unique perspective on the challenges of serving in a divided city.
Wednesday, March 5, 2014
What began back in November of 2013 as a peaceful protest against the Ukraine government has now morphed into the unbelievable. The Ukraine now teeters on the edge of uncertainty in the world stage making it difficult to see its future.
Israel must make good on past pledges to freeze settlement construction and free the last batch of Palestinian prisoners scheduled for release if it wants the current peace talks to continue past their April deadline, Palestinian official Nabil Shaath warned Monday.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
WASHINGTON – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US President Barack Obama Monday [Mar 3] at the White House. Speaking to the press, Obama said that there is strong bipartisan support for Israel's security and that the two-state solution is still possible. Obama praised Netanyahu's intensive efforts in the talks and reiterated his commitment to assuring Iran does not become a nuclear power.