Far-right congressman Jair Bolsonaro has won Brazil’s elections, taking an unassailable lead on Sunday 28 Oct. 2018 in the race for the South American nation’s presidency.
Over 30 rockets were fired on southern Israel overnight, Friday 26 October 2018, drawing a strong IDF response.
American and western intelligence sources believe Iran has been increasing its shipments of advanced weaponry to Hezbollah, and that the deliveries now include Global Positioning System (GPS) components to make previously unguided rockets into precision guided-missiles, increasing the threat to Israel.
A new report says that Egypt has ordered Hamas to defuse the weekly riots on the Gaza border in order to avoid an escalation with Israel.
Australian PM Scott Morrison told Israel’s prime minister that he is considering following in the footsteps of the Trump administration by formally recognizing Jerusalem as the country’s capital.
The IDF destroyed an advanced Hamas offensive tunnel on Thursday, 11 Oct. 2018 that had crossed from Gaza some 200 meters into Israel.
US President Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of Nikki Haley, who said it was “the honor of a lifetime” to serve as his UN ambassador.
Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat said late last week that he plans to remove the UN agency for Palestinian refugees, UNRWA, from the city, accusing the body of operating illegally and promoting incitement against Israel.