Sunday, September 27, 2020


Sudan, Kuwait May Be Next

Sudan and Kuwait could soon follow the UAE and Bahrain in establishing peace agreements with Israel.

Sudan is set to become the next Muslim-majority country to normalize ties, Israeli media has reported, citing unnamed Sudanese officials.



Friedman: Delivery of F-35s to UAE To Take ‘Six or Seven Years’

(Ariel Kahana/Israel Hayom via JNS) A day after Reuters reported on an emerging deal between the United States and the UAE over the sale of the advanced F-35 fighter jets, U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman reassured Israelis that the country’s Qualitative Military Edge (QME) was not at risk.



Report: EU Governments Funding Palestinian Legal Actions Against Israel

(Ariel Kahana/Israel Hayom via JNS) European governments are sending money to Palestinian NGOs to help them file lawsuits against Israel in the International Criminal Court in The Hague, according to watchdog group NGO Monitor.


Pompeo Threatens China, Russia With Sanctions If They Sell Arms to Iran

(JNS) The United States will sanction China and Russia if they sell arms to Iran, said U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.

“We’re going to go after every violation that we can muster the resources to respond to,” he told The Washington Examiner. “That will be [the case], whether it’s Chinese


Abraham Accords: The First of Many?

The signing of normalization agreements between Israel and Muslim-majority Sunni Gulf States the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain represents the end of an era of pan-Arab belligerence towards the Jewish state, and the formal acknowledgment that it is a permanent fixture in the Middle East.


Iran Dismisses Threat by Trump And Warns of Response

(JNS) Iranian government spokesperson Ali Rabiei dismissed U.S. President Donald Trump’s recent tweet as false and criticized him for threatening Iran with retaliation for any attack against the United States.

“They (Americans) launched the wars on Iraq and Afghanistan on the basis of the same


Report: Dubai Ports World Inks Deal With Israel Shipyards

(JNS) The United Arab Emirates-based maritime company Dubai Ports World recently inked a deal with Israel Shipyards Ltd., Globes has reported.

According to the report, the two companies are planning to submit a joint bid for


Trump: ‘No Problem’ Selling F-35 Jets To UAE, Despite Netanyahu Objections

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump said he has no issue with the UAE receiving F-35 fighter jets from America, despite objections from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

“I would have no problem in selling them the F-35; I would have absolutely no problem,” Trump told Fox News in an interview


IDF Hits Multiple Hamas Targets in Response to Overnight Rocket Barrage

(Israel Hayom and JNS staff) Israeli fighter jets and helicopters carried out two waves of strikes on Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday morning, after terrorists in the coastal enclave fired 15 rockets into Israeli territory overnight Tuesday, according to the Israeli military.

The first


Jewish Education Project Initiative Looks to Boost Teen Israel Travel

“RootOne” will lower the cost of trips and aims for tens of thousands of participants each summer in order to enable more teens to strengthen Jewish identity and connection to Israel.

(Courtesy of RootOne) An ambitious new initiative will lower the cost of teen travel to Israel,


Israel Braces for Third Wave

Health Ministry director-general says lockdown would last at least a month.

Israel may be on the cusp of a full closure and, if the country shuts down, it will be for at least a month, according to Health Ministry director-general Prof. Chezy Levy.


Trump Nominated for 2021 Nobel Peace Prize in Wake Of Israel-UAE Deal

(JNS) U.S. President Donald Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize, in part for helping to broker the treaty between Israel and the United Arab Emirates.

He was nominated by Norwegian Parliament member Christian Tybring-Gjedde, who wrote in his letter to the Nobel committee: