Capitol Police compiled a secret after-action review months after the Jan. 6 riots that identified sweeping blunders by the department ranging from delayed deployment of specialized civil disturbance units to the fateful dismantling of an intelligence unit that monitored social media for threats.
Dozens of Israeli Air Force fighter jets conducted air maneuvers over the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday night, simulating striking Iranian nuclear facilities.
Israeli cities could be bombarded with 1,500 rockets a day, and the death toll could quickly reach into the hundreds should war with the Iran-backed Hezbollah terror group in Lebanon break out, according to a military assessment shared Thursday.
For the first time, the Israeli Air Force will practice for a widescale strike in Iran later this month, during the military’s major Chariots of Fire exercise, The Times of Israel has learned.
The IDF completed the first week of the “Chariots of Fire” exercise on Thursday, as soldiers dealt with a number of challenges and erupting events on a number of fronts at once.
The Israel Defense and Security Forum (ISDF) / HaBithonistim, an Israeli movement established in 2020 by retired senior members of the defense establishment (IDF, Shin Bet, Mossad, and Israel Police), on Monday released the results of a survey they conducted on the anniversary of the 2021 Operation Guardian of the Walls, showing, among other things, that only 25% of Israeli Arabs believe that the Jewish people have a right to sovereignty in the Land of Israel, and a considerable majority – about 75% – believe that the Jewish people do not have such a right.
The Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday the start of its largest war drill in decades, dubbed “Chariots of Fire.”
Sources close to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett have denounced Interior Minister and Bennett’s political partner and ally for more than a decade Ayelet Shaked, saying she is “heating up the situation with her announcement about the Temple Mount and her blessing for convening a planning council to discuss settlement construction.” According to those sources, cited Sunday morning by Reshet Bet radio, “Shaked sticks fingers in the eye of our coalition partners, and if she continues like this, this coming Knesset session will end right when it starts.”
French President Emmanuel Macron faces a backlash after he authorized the creation of a digital identity document for France following his re-election last Sunday.
French President Emmanuel Macron defeated far-right rival Marine Le Pen on Sunday, triggering relief among allies that the nuclear-armed nation won’t shift course amid war in Ukraine.
Clashes at Al-Aqsa mosque, the site of Temple Mount, continued on Sunday after Israeli police entered the site again after hundreds of Muslim worshippers reportedly attempted to stop Jewish visitors from coming into the complex.
Jerusalem’s Police confronted Muslim rioters at the Damascus Gate at the entrance to the Old City on Tuesday night and arrested six Muslim suspects for throwing rocks and other objects at police forces.
Rioting broke out near the Old City of Jerusalem Sunday night, centered around the Damascus Gate.
A Canadian Protestant pastor who became a symbol of the fight for religious freedom during the coronavirus pandemic remains in prison more than a month after being detained.
At least scores of people were reported killed in new Russian attacks in Ukraine, but Moscow condemned U.S. President Joe Biden for calling Russian leader Vladimir Putin a “war criminal.”
The Monitoring Committee of the National and Islamic Forces, the highest coordination body of the Palestinian Arab organizations, has declared Friday to be a day of escalation and confrontation with the “occupation” at all points of friction, in support of the Palestinian Arab residents of Sheikh Jarrah (Shimon Hatzadik) neighborhood in Jerusalem and the fight of the terrorists imprisoned in Israel.
The latest U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) terrorist advisory bulletin says Americans who express concerns about election fraud or COVID-19 restrictions could be potential threats to domestic security.
A Canadian movement of truckers protesting the country’s vaccine mandate has inspired a similar protest in the U.S., with a convoy expected to arrive at the nation’s capital next month. That movement, though, sparked controversy beyond its protest this weekend after a run-in with the popular online fundraiser, GoFundMe.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and family members were moved from their Ottawa home to a secret location in the capital after thousands protesting COVID-19 vaccine mandates and other restrictions marched near Parliament, several sources said.
A Christian man who spent some 11 years in a Pakistani prison for “blasphemy” against Islam is hiding with his family in Pakistan after his acquittal and release, a friend told Worthy News.