Israel’s UN Ambassador Gave Israel Lobby Groups $7-Million to Fight BDS, Violating Federal Law

Reports in The Forward and the Israeli media watchdog, 7th Eye, reveal that the Israeli government offered millions in funding to pro-Israel groups in the U.S. in violation of U.S. law. A number of groups approached by the Israeli ministry of strategic affairs refused the funding, believing it would label them as propaganda agents on behalf of a foreign nation. But many groups had no compunctions and readily took the cash in return for promoting Israeli interests in the U.S.

Israel Establishes Secret Gulf Intelligence Bases

After the recent normalization of relations between Israel and the UAE, both states are eyeing a base on the Yemeni island of Socotra. According to a Turkish report, the Yemeni tribal chief of the island told a Syrian media outlet about a recent joint visit by a senior Israeli-UAE intelligence delegation tasked with choosing sites for a new military intelligence base.