Israel in the News
On Thursday morning, Egypt brokered a ceasefire agreement between Israel and Islamic Jihad, the Palestinian terror group responsible for firing hundreds of rockets at Israel from Gaza since Tuesday.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced this week that Iran will move forward with plans to develop its nuclear program, a move that violates the 2015 nuclear deal.
Following indecisive election results, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin announced this week that he will ask current Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government.
For the second time this year, Israelis went to the polls to elect a new prime minister, and for the second time, the results are unclear.
During a recent spate of terrorist rocket attacks from Gaza earlier this week, one rocket disrupted a political election rally hosted by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The prime minister was rushed to safety.
The Iron Dome defense system intercepted two of three missiles fired from Gaza into Israel Sunday during an outdoor concert in Sderot, causing thousands to rush to bomb shelters.
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