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A view of Israel's 2019 Cybertech conference. Photo: Noa Amouyal.

Israel ranks among strongest global cyber powers

Israel is one of the strongest nations when it comes to cyber capabilities, according to a report published Monday by the International Institute for Strategic Studies. Israel was ranked on a par with Australia, Canada,...
Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked at a ceremony at the Interior Ministry in Jerusalem on June 14, 2021. Photo by Yonatan Sindel/Flash90.

Israel’s interior minister signs off on revocation of Hamas terrorist’s citizenship

Israeli Interior Minister Ayelet Shaked signed off Tuesday on the denaturalization of Ashraf Hassan, a member of Hamas. Shaked based her decision on information she received from military officials, who told her Hassan had orchestrated...
Former Iranian intelligence minister Ali Younesi. Credit: Tehran Times.

Former Iranian intelligence minister: ‘Mossad has penetrated the regime’

Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency has infiltrated Iran’s leadership, and many senior officials in the Islamic Republic are compromised, a former Iranian intelligence minister said on Tuesday. “The leaders of the country don’t show any interest...
Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh meets with Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut, Lebanon on Tuesday (Hezbollah Media Relations, Al-Manar website)

Hamas and Hezbollah heads meet in Beirut

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh met with Hezbollah head Hassan Nasrallah in Beirut on Tuesday and discussed last month’s war between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. The two terror group leaders discussed how to learn...
Flags of Hezbollah fly during a funeral salute. Credit: Shutterstock.

US lawmakers introduce bill to press Lebanon to disarm Hezbollah

A bipartisan bill aimed at pressuring the government of Lebanon to disarm paramilitary groups such as the Iran-backed Hezbollah terrorist organization within its borders was introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. The...

Yoni Netanyahu Proved Himself a Hero Before Entebbe

Yoni Netanyahu, the famed hero of the Entebbe operation, was killed in action 45 years ago on July 4. Benjamin Netanyahu’s older brother was named Jonathan (Yonatan) and is usually remembered as Yoni. He...

Israeli actress Gal Gadot just became a mother to a girl again

Israeli actress Gal Gadot announced the birth of her new daughter, Daniella, welcoming the newest member of her family in her Instagram page. https://twitter.com/GalGadot/status/1409926772301307904 Daniella is Gadot's third daughter. Her first two daughters were born in...
Marhu and Selam Teferi. Credit: Efrat Eshel.

Going the distance: Israeli couple in the running for Olympic gold

Qualifying for the Olympic Games is every athlete’s dream. For Marhu and Selam Teferi, realizing this dream is twice as special, as both qualified to represent Israel at the upcoming Tokyo Games. Marhu is...
Thirty-sixth government of Israel at Beit HaNassi to photograph the traditional picture headed by the President of Israel, Reuven Rivlin. Monday, 14 June 2021. Photo credit: Haim Tzach / GPO.

Cracks in Israel’s Government Coalition, Opposition

Some instances from the beginning of Israel’s new government: Likud has picked on a law of family reunification in order to embarrass, and perhaps defeat the Bennett-Lapid government. It’s a law that prevents Palestinians, who...
Khalid Al Jalahma. Credit: Bahrain Foreign Ministry.

Bahrain officially appoints the first-ever ambassador to Israel

Bahrain officially appointed the country’s first-ever ambassador to Israel, the state-run Bahrain News Agency (BNA) reported Tuesday. Bahrain’s King Hamad bin Isa al-Khalifa issued a royal decree appointing Khalid Al Jalahma to head the Gulf...