A subcommittee of the Jerusalem municipality has approved plans to expand the American embassy in the city. Mayor Nir Barkat said that “this is another stage in establishing the status of the embassy in the capital of Israel.”
Russian Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev claims Russia has arranged a buffer of 85 kilometers (53 miles) for Iranian units near the Israeli border. Previously Israel rejected an offer to keep Iranian forces 100 km from the border.
Russia cannot compel Iranian forces to quit Syria, Moscow’s ambassador to Tel Aviv said on Monday, 30 July 2018, rebuffing a long-standing demand by Israel.
A Palestinian man was shot dead by IDF fire and a Palestinian teenager was shot by a sniper during violent demonstrations along the Gaza border fence on Friday, 27 July 2018.
The Israeli Foreign Ministry chastised the Cable News Network (CNN) last weekend after the network released a news brief which reversed the order of events in the latest clashes between Israel and the Hamas.
On Tuesday, 24 July 2018 the United Nations Security Council will discuss the latest escalation in Gaza.
In response to continued arson kite and balloon terror led by Hamas, Israel announced on 16 July 2018 that it is cutting off fuel and gas supplies to Gaza through the Kerem Shalom crossing, but allowing medicines and food to pass through.
Iranian nuclear documents seized by the Israeli Mossad in January 2018 shows Iran’s nuclear weapons program was “larger, more sophisticated and better organized” than suspected, experts were quoted as saying in the New York Times on Sunday, 16 July 2018.
A team of archaeologists have uncovered the entrance gate to the biblical city of Zer [Bethsaida, where Jesus lived] during excavations carried out in the Golan Heights over the past two weeks.