Entries by Arnie Singer

Israel News for 8-20-2021

News Update Syrian media reported an Israel airstrike in the Damascus area on Thursday. Satellite images provided by NASA indicate that the massive wildfires in the Jerusalem hill were started by arsonists. Police are investigating. Israel agreed to resume the transfer of Qatari funds to Gaza. According to the agreement reached, Qatar will send $100 […]

Israel News for 8-18-2021

News Update Syrian state media reported that Israeli missiles struck a Hezbollah military outpost that overlooks the Golan Heights, in the Quneitra province. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that Iranian-backed militias were operating from the site. Some sources claim that a precision missile production facility was at the site. Fire and Rescue Services […]

Israel News for 8-16-2021

News Update Massive wildfires broke out in the Jerusalem hills yesterday. Some fires are still burning today. Over 17,000 dunams (420 acres) have been burned and 10,000 people have evacuated their homes. Some homes were burned. Fire and Rescue Commissioner Dedi Simchi said 12 firefighting planes were deployed, along with crews from around 60 fire […]

Israel News for 8-11-2021

News Update A Palestinian woman attacked IDF soldiers near Nablus (Shechem) on Monday. Soldiers stopped the attacker by shooting her in her lower body. No soldiers were hurt. Foreign Minister Yair Lapid landed in Rabat, Morocco today to kick off a 2 day visit. He is the first Israeli FM to visit the country in […]

Israel News for 8-9-2021

News Update PM Bennett said yesterday that Israel views the Lebanese government responsible for rocket fire launched from its territory, whether the Hezbollah terror group fired the weapons or not. His comments, at the weekly cabinet meeting, came just days after 2 rockets fired from Lebanon hit open areas near Kiryat Shemoneh in northern Israel. […]

Israel News for 8-6-2021

News Update A barrage of at least 10 rockets were fired from Lebanon into northern Israel today. The Iron Dome missile defense system knocked most of the rockets out of the sky while several landed in open areas. No damage or casualties were reported. The IDF responded with artillery fire at the sources of the […]

Israel News for 8-4-2021

News Update The IDF reported that 3 rockets were fired from Lebanon today, with 2 rockets landing in Israel. One of the rockets fell near the northern town of Kiryat Shemona. There were no casualties. The IDF responded with several artillery strikes into Lebanon. The PM said Israel was enlisting an international response to Iran’s […]

Israel News for 8-2-2021

News Update The US and UK both have concluded that Iran was responsible for the attack against an Israeli managed tanker in the Arabian Sea near Oman last week. PM Bennett also blamed Iran for the attack and warned that Israel would respond in its own way. A British and Romanian sailor were killed in […]

Israel News for 7-30-2021

News Update IDF troops shot and killed a 20 year old Palestinian man during rioting in Beit Ummar, near Hebron, yesterday. The rioters threw rocks at the troops after the funeral of Mohammed al-Alami, 12, who residents say was killed by army fire while riding in a car with his father on Wednesday. An Israeli-owned […]

Israel News for 7-28-2021

News Update A Palestinian man, 41, attempted to attack an IDF patrol with an iron bar near the village of Beita (West Bank) yesterday. The troops fired warning shots into the air, but when the attacker continued rushing towards them they fired, killing him. The Human Rights Watch NGO yesterday accused the IDF of carrying […]