Britain’s finance ministry on Friday 17 Jan. 2020 announced it had added the entire Hezbollah organization to its list of terrorist groups subject to asset freezing.
Israel’s northern region broke a more than 50-year record for the highest amount of rainfall as of last weekend.
Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu said US President Trump acted ’forcefully and decisively’ in eliminating Iranian Quids Forces leader Qassem Soleimani in a drone attack.
PM Netanyahu was again voted into Likud’s leadership position by a landslide majority on Thursday following a failed attempt to dethrone him by a former cabinet minister.
This holiday commemorates events in Judea from more than 2,000 years ago when the Syrian king Antiochus ordered Jews to abandon the Torah and publicly worship Greek gods.
Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu congratulated his British counterpart Boris Johnson following Johnson’s landslide win in last week’s UK general election.
Boris Johnson’s big win in UK elections last week may be a sign of a trend with Jewish voters.
Any member of Israel’s parliament now has a 21-day window to seek the 61 seats necessary to become Prime Minister. If no frontrunner emerges, a new election will be called.
Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo on Mon. 18 Nov. 2019 said the Trump administration no longer views Israeli settlements in the West Bank as illegal.
Despite hundreds of rockets launched at civilians in Israel, most 2020 Democratic contenders were silent. Only Joe Biden, Sen. Kamala Harris, Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Amy Klobuchar commented.