Israel Political Brief May 20, 2013: Israel cancels UNESCO visit, cites politics by Palestinians

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Israel cancels UNESCO visit, cites politics by Palestinians

Source: JTA, 5-20-13

Israeli officials canceled a UNESCO inspection of sites in Jerusalem’s Old City, saying the Palestinians had politicized the agency’s visit….READ MORE

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Israel Political Brief May 20, 2013: PM Benjamin Netanyahu: We’ll continue to halt Syrian arms transfers

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF

ISRAEL POLITICAL BRIEF: ISRAEL NEWS

Netanyahu: We’ll continue to halt Syrian arms transfers

Source: The Times of Israel, 5-20-13

Amid escalating rhetoric between Jerusalem and Damascus in the wake of reported Israeli airstrikes in Syria, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday to continue to act to prevent advanced weaponry from being transferred to Lebanese terror….READ MORE

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