Seven reasons Netanyahu is still doing well in the polls

Seven reasons Netanyahu is still doing well in the polls

Plenty of people mocked the survey by pollster Avi Degani that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu posted on his Facebook page, which gave his Likud a 34-to 20-Knesset seat lead over the Yesh Atid party of Yair Lapid, the central witness against him in Case 1000, the “expensive gift affair.” After all, Degani has been paid to take polls for the Likud for many years, and the survey was leaked to the pro-Netanyahu Israel Hayom newspaper….

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Russian official: If Iran attacks Israel, we’ll stand with you

Russian official: If Iran attacks Israel, we’ll stand with you

Were Iran to attack Israel, Moscow would stand by the Jewish state’s side, a Russian official said this week, days after an Iranian-made drone infiltrated Israel from Syria and was shot down by the IDF. “In the case of aggression against Israel, not only will the United States stand by Israel’s side — Russia, too, will be on Israel’s side,” Russian Deputy Ambassador to Israel Leonid Frolov said. “Many of our countrymen live here in…

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[+Vídeo] Police in Belgium arrested a man who is suspected of trying to ram with his car an Orthodox man and a child on a street in Antwerp.

[+Vídeo] Police in Belgium arrested a man who is suspected of trying to ram with his car an Orthodox man and a child on a street in Antwerp.

The incident Saturday morning was filmed by security cameras. It shows a black Seat Ibiza car swerving sharply while speeding on Isabellalei, a central street in Antwerp, toward the alleged victim and a boy, who is the man’s son, according to the Antwerp-based Joods Actueel Jewish monthly. The car is seen intersecting a bike path, apparently while speeding. The car then climbs the curb as the two alleged victims are walking toward it, prompting them…

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Iranian envoy: Our forces will leave Syria when terror is defeated

Iranian envoy: Our forces will leave Syria when terror is defeated

Hossein Jaberi Ansari, top Iranian representative at Syria peace conference in Sochi, Russia, tells reporters Iranian forces are in Syria at the request of the Syrian government • PM Netanyahu: Israel concerned by Iran’s presence in neighboring Syria. Iranian forces are in Syria at the request of the Syrian government and will leave once the “battle against terror” is won, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, Iran’s senior representative at the peace conference on Syria in Sochi, Russia,…

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Hezbollah threatens attack if Israel doesn’t stop barrier wall construction along border

Hezbollah threatens attack if Israel doesn’t stop barrier wall construction along border

Hezbollah sent a threat to Israel this week stating that if the Israeli Defense Ministry does not stop building the barrier wall along the Lebanese border, the terrorist organization will open fire towards Israel. The barrier wall aimed at preventing Hezbollah terrorists from infiltrating into Israeli territory has been under construction for several years. However, Hezbollah only recently expressed its outrage towards the obstacle. The message exchange began when Hezbollah contacted the United Nations Interim…

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Is Israel’s International Isolation Diminishing?

Is Israel’s International Isolation Diminishing?

In December 2017, the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution rejecting and criticizing the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. The vote was 128 in favor and 9 against (including Israel and the United States), with 35 abstaining and 21 absent. That result was variously interpreted as a sort of victory for the United States and Israel, in that fifty-five countries did not support the resolution, or a great defeat, reminiscent…

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