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Daily Archives: June 16, 2021

Masked supporters of Palestinian Islamic Jihad prepare incendiary balloons east of Gaza City to launch across the border fence towards Israel on June 15, 2021. Photo by Atia Mohammed/Flash90.

Some 5,000 Israelis take part in Jerusalem flag march; Arabs clash with police

Some 5,000 Israelis took part in a flag march in Jerusalem on Tuesday evening after it was postponed on May 10, Jerusalem Day, due to a security escalation. The marchers walked down a new route agreed upon...
Shimrit Meir when she was editor-in-chief of “Al-Masdar” (“The Source”), an online Arabic-language newspaper, in Tel Aviv, on March 2, 2105. Photo by Tomer Neuberg/Flash90.

Bennett picks new political adviser, spokesperson and bureau chief of staff

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett announced appointments on Tuesday for his bureau chief of staff, spokesperson and political adviser. Tal Gan-Zvi, who has been accompanying Bennett since his entry into national politics in 2012, is...
Nadav Argaman, head of the Shin Bet Israeli intelligence services, on Nov. 7, 2019. Photo by Flash90.

Bennett extends current term of Shin Bet head until fall

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has extended the tenure of Shin Bet domestic intelligence agency chief Nadav Argaman until October. The new premier met with Argaman for the first time at the Prime Minister’s Office...
Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) speaking to the House of Representatives ahead of a vote on whether or not to remove her from House committees. Source: Screenshot/C-Span.

Greene publicly apologizes for comparing face masks to Holocaust

Weeks after comparing the wearing of face masks in the U.S. House of Representatives to the Holocaust in a podcast, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) publicly apologized for her remarks. She did so in front...