The reports about the US spying on the prime minister did not surprise Robert, a former American intelligence officer who was exposed to the most classified information on Israel; ‘Obama ordered to stop spying against friendly heads of state, but to continue spying on Netanyahu. We all understood what that meant,’ he says.
The flag was found in the balcony of a northern Tel Aviv apartment belonging to a family that has been staying abroad lately. Police are investigating.
The IDF has been firing into open areas in the Lebanese border region in order to prevent the terrorist organization from perpetrating revenge attacks over the assassination of Samir Kuntar.
On Friday afternoon a student found the telephone of the shooter who murdered three people in Tel Aviv on the same day, lying in a side road in Ramat Aviv, a suburb in the city’s north. When the phone was turned on it started receiving calls from Arabic speakers, which on Saturday led to it being linked with the terrorist.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The execution of a Shiite cleric in Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia has laid bare the divisions now gripping the Middle East, as protesters set fire Sunday to the kingdom's embassy in Tehran and demonstrators took to the streets from Bahrain to Pakistan.
France and Germany on Sunday condemned Saudi Arabia's execution of 47 prisoners, including a Shiite cleric, voicing concerns over growing tensions in the Middle East following riots in Shiite-dominated Iran. France "deeply deplores" Saturday's mass execution, including that of Shiite cleric Nimr al-Nimr, the foreign ministry said in a statement, calling on leaders in the region to "do everything to avoid exacerbating sectarian and religious tensions". France opposes the death penalty "in all places and circumstances," it said, in comments echoed by Berlin.
A new video from the Gaza-based terror group shows the captive Israeli soldier sipping coffee, watching television, and grilling meat.
Funerals took place in Carmiel, Ofakim and Lod on Sunday, laying to rest Alon Bakal, Shimon Ruimi and Amin Shaban who were all murdered in Tel Aviv last Friday.