Prof. Moshe Maoz of Hebrew University said on 22 Oct. 2017 that “in strategic terms, the great danger from Syria is as a link of the Shiite axis being led by Iran, and this is Israel’s greatest enemy.”
A conference of Islamic clerics in Turkey announced the formation of a committee that will discuss proposals for guiding the struggle against normalization with the “Zionist entity.”
Despite the nuclear agreement reached with world powers in July 2015, Iran has not given up its illegal activities in Germany.
UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has declined to attend a dinner in London this week with PM Benjamin Netanyahu celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, which pledged Britain’s support for a Jewish national home.
A 200-seat theater from the Roman period and eight large ancient stone courses were recently unearthed near the Western Wall and presented this week by the Israel Antiquities Authority.
US President Donald Trump announced on Friday 13 Oct. 2017 that he has decertified the Iranian nuclear deal.
Israel’s Internal Security Minister, Gilad Erdan praised the Trump administration’s announcement the US will be leaving UNESCO, pointing to a pattern of anti-Israel UN actions.
Iran tried to obtain illicit technology that could be used for military nuclear and ballistic missile programs, raising questions about a possible violation of the 2015 agreement.
Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed their ties with Qatar on 5 June 2017, accusing the wealthy Gulf Arab state of supporting terrorism.
President Donald Trump has signed a waiver to keep the US Embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv, the White House announced on 1 June 2017, backing off from a campaign pledge to move it to Jerusalem.