The Associated Press discovered a secret deal between Iran and the U.N.’s International Atomic Energy Agency that would allow the Iranians to inspect one of their own military sites. The U.S. and Israel suspect that the Parchin military site is used for nuclear research.
Also this week in Israel in the News:
• Iran also has entered into talks with Russia over arms trades, with Iranians announcing they will purchase surface-to-air missiles from Russia.
• Despite growing fears of anti-Semitism in Europe, a pro-Israel event in Paris was held without incident.
• The terror group Islamic Jihad launched four rockets into northern Israel from Syria, prompting a quick artillery response from the Israel Defense Forces.
• African American church communities are rallying to support their long-time supporter and ally, Israel.
This week’s Israel in the News Perspective features The Fellowship’s Founder and President Rabbi Yechiel Eckstein on the historic ties between the African American church and Israel.