Israel’s ambassador to Panama criticized security at Ben Gurion Airport, alleging that he and his family were delayed because of Arab origins
Israel gains from our collective existence; Israel is nothing short of the manifestation of the whole that is indeed greater than its parts.
“This is not the army I served in thirty years ago. I didn’t send my grandson to the army for this kind of thing.”
Terrorists have taken advantage of the instability, and have made dramatic territorial gains in Syria and Iraq. They now threaten two minorities — Kurds and Druze.
Israel said on Monday it had conditioned humanitarian aid to select Syrian rebel groups on its border on their undertaking not to harm the Druze minority in the country’s civil war.
Israeli Druze leaders have mostly condemned a grisly attack on an ambulance that killed a wounded Syrian. But in the picturesque villages of the Golan Heights, members of the secretive sect are boiling with anger at the civil war raging across the border — and want action.
Druze villagers on the Israeli-annexed Golan Heights attacked an Israeli military ambulance and one of two Syrian casualties it was carrying from the civil war next door died.
An Israel Defense Forces ambulance carrying wounded Syrians to local hospitals was attacked by Druze residents of Israel.
Israel’s Druze have watched in horror as their brethren in Syria have been massacred in the raging civil war. They want Israel to come to their rescue — but most analysts believe intervention would make things worse.
A resident of the Golan Heights was indicted for spying on Israel for Syria.