Written by Dr. Ashraf Ramelah
Late last week Egyptian Copts in Cairo booked private airline flights to Jerusalem to celebrate Easter holy week.
Soon after, the joy they anticipated turned to anger when they faced rejection by a Coptic priest at the door of Jerusalem’s Saint Helena Chapel on Coptic Palm Sunday.
This unlikely ...
Written by Yedidya Atlas
Israeli President Shimon Peres wrote President Barack Obama a letter last week asking him to commute the prison sentence of convicted spy Jonathan Pollard, now in his 27thyear of incarceration. This followed the request by Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu who first read his letter from the podium ...
Written by THE MEIR AMIT INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER
Sporadic rocket and mortar shell fire from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory continues. A Palestinian armed with a Kalashnikov assault rifle was shot and killed by an IDF force near the Gaza Strip security fence.
Written by Doug Ross
Four senior American diplomats -- most likely in the State Department -- as well as senior intelligence officers appear to have leaked a key military relationship between Azerbaijan and Israel.
Written by Robert Spencer
Egypt’s parliament, which is dominated by two pro-Sharia Islamic supremacist groups, the Muslim Brotherhood and the Salafists, voted unanimouslylast Monday to expel Israel’s ambassador to Egypt, and signaled that the Camp David Accords would soon be a thing of the past: Egypt, the ...
Written by Adam Levick
GMJ, scheduled for March 30, 2012, is an anti-Israel publicity stunt that aims to have a million people marching on Israel’s borders from all the surrounding countries – Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Egypt – with the aim of reaching Jerusalem. Concurrently, demonstrations are planned in the ...
Written by Mark A. Heller
The recent round of inconclusive fighting across the Gaza-Israel border prompts several observations about the outcome and possible implications for the future.
1. Iron Dome
Written by Jonathan D. Halevi
The new Egyptian Parliament recently issued a statement undermining the 1979 peace agreement by proclaiming it was Israel’s bitter enemy. On March 12, 2012, Dr. Mohamed Al-Saed Idris, Chairman of the Arab Affairs Committee in the Parliament, presented the committee’s official outline of ...
Written by The Meir Amit Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center
Iranian Involvement in the Marches to Israel's Borders Planned for March 30, 2012
1. A number of simultaneous marches to Israel's borders from the various Arab countries are planned for March 30, 2012, referring to themselves as part of the Global March to Jerusalem (GMJ). The marches are ...