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World View: Israel Prepares for War on Two Fronts, Gaza and Syria

Contents: Egypt mediates Israel-Gaza ceasefire in biggest escalation since 2014 war; Israel also prepares for war on Syria border with Iran and Hezbollah

‚Football is Not Removed from Politics‘ – Palestinians Back Sweden Against England in World Cup Clash

(AFP) — As England prepare to play Sweden in a crunch World Cup quarter-final Saturday, the Scandinavians will find strong support in a perhaps unlikely location: the Palestinian enclave of Gaza.

Pollak: New Democrat Heroine Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is an Anti-Israel Radical

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the 28-year-old democratic socialist who became an instant Democratic Party heroine by unseating party caucus chair Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) in Tuesday’s New York primary, is an anti-Israel radical.

Israeli Builds ‘Border’ Wall near Gaza — Underwater

President Donald Trump is struggling to convince Congress to fund his border wall along the frontier with Mexico. Meanwhile, Israel is building a new wall along its border with Gaza — underwater.

Swiss FM: UN Palestinian ‘Refugee’ Agency Fueling Conflict

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees is fueling “unrealistic” hopes of return after 70 years and is therefore helping keep the Israeli-Palestinian conflict alive, Switzerland’s foreign minister said Thursday.

Iran’s President Rouhani: Israel’s ‘Right to Self-Defense’ Is Meaningless

Iran’s „moderate“ President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that Israel’s right to national defense was „meaningless“ following the deaths of more than 50 Palestinians, most revealed to be operatives of the Hamas terrorist organization.

Exclusive — U.S. Ambassador David Friedman: Media Bear Some ‘Responsibility’ for Palestinian Deaths

The mainstream media bear „some responsibility“ for the deaths of Palestinians at the Gaza boundary this week, says Friedman, because they reward the Hamas terror group for encouraging people to attempt to breach the border.

Turkey’s Erdogan Calls Israel a ‘Terror State’, Accuses of ‘Genocide’

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan used the word 'enough' in a speech, sparking a trend on Twitter
After Turkey recalled its ambassadors to Israel and the United States on Monday to protest the Israeli response to riots along the Gaza border fence, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a “terror state” and denounced its actions as “genocide.”

South Africa Withdraws Israel Ambassador, Turkey Withdraws from Israel and U.S.

Members of pro-Islamic NGO IHH and other groups holding Turkish and Palestinian flags stage a rally following Friday prayers in Istanbul, Friday, May 11, 2018 to protest the US decision to relocate its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. The embassy is moving from Tel Aviv in line with President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Erhan Demirtas)
Turkey and South Africa announced that they will withdraw their ambassadors from Israel, and Turkey from the U.S., on Monday as Hamas claims dozens of deaths following riots on the Gaza-Israel border.

Ahead of U.S. Embassy Opening, Israel Doubles Number of Troops in Gaza, West Bank

TEL AVIV – Ahead of the inauguration of the relocated U.S. embassy in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli troops have been deployed to Gaza and the West Bank amid concerns of violent clashes with Palestinian protesters, the IDF said Saturday.