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George Deek, an Arab Christian diplomat who has been working in the Foreign Ministry for over a decade, was made Israel's ambassador to Azerbaijan; he is considered a gifted legal expert and a popular lecturer; his speech in Oslo was crowned as 'the best speech by an Israeli diplomat.'
Posted: November 19, 2018, 3:19 pm
In addition to continuing purchasing F-35 multirole stealth fighters, IAF decides to upgrade its dependable F-15 fleet with improved model capable of carrying 13 tons of explosives with advanced avionics.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 3:12 pm
Outgoing defense minister says Bayit Yehudi leader's decision to remain in coalition shows why 'Israel lost its deterrence'; opposition MKs claim Bennett capitulated to Prime Minister Netanyahu's pressure, forging a dangerous deal between the two.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 2:15 pm
Despite threats to quit if Prime Minister Netanyahu doesn't give him the defense portfolio, the Bayit Yehudi leader decides to remain in the coalition; 'There's no apocalypse on the way. If the prime minister is serious in his words, I tell him: we remove all of our political demands and will aid you so Israel returns to winning,' Bennett says.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 9:32 am
Rabbi Marc Schneier, who maintains close ties with Persian Gulf, believes we will see establishment of official diplomatic relations between Israel and the six emirates as soon as 2019; 'We will soon see the official forming of relations with Bahrain, and the rest will follow.'
Posted: November 19, 2018, 7:56 am
After the US opposed the annual draft resolution at the UN calling on Israel to rescind its authority in the Golan Heights, US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley is expected to submit a draft resolution at the General Assembly, harshly condemning the terror organization.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 7:42 am
Education Minister Bennett and Justice Minister Shaked to make an announcement at 10:30am, with political sources saying the two intend to quit the government after Prime Minister Netanyahu decided to keep the defense portfolio rather than give it to Bennett.
Posted: November 19, 2018, 7:01 am
Simone O'Broin, promoter of BDS movement against Israel in the UK, is taken into custody after she was caught on video in an inebriated state terrorizing passengers and racially abusing aircrew who refused to continue serving her alcohol; 'Indian f***ing money grubbing bastard,' she shouted in the viral video.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 5:30 pm
TV show set in Israel's largest city and produced by the US streaming giant is currently being filmed in the Jordanian capital due to budgetary restrictions; Producers reportedly require local actors to wear IDF uniform.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
Budget cuts passed despite fierce objection by many of the ministers to cut 1.3% out of each ministry's budget; the cuts will mostly fund additional pay for police officers and prison guards, but also go toward aid for Gaza border communities, additional construction inspectors and hosting the Eurovision.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 2:31 pm
At a rally in memory of Hamas fighters killed in Gaza last week, Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip Yahya Sinwar draws a pistol and threatens Israel once again: 'The first barrage to hit Tel Aviv will surprise Israel'; Arab media reports progress in negotiations for POWs and MIAs exchange; delegation of senior Egyptian intelligence officials leave Gaza.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 10:30 am
Australian Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, the son of a Holocaust survivor, accuses Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad of anti-Semitism: 'He has called Jews "hooked-nosed people." He has questioned the number of people that have been killed in the Holocaust. He banned "Schindler’s List" as a movie being shown.'
Posted: November 18, 2018, 9:46 am
Senior Hamas official Khalil al-Hayya claims IDF Special Forces team was trying to plant what appeared to be listening devices in Gaza, before being stopped by 'the Palestinian resistance.'
Posted: November 18, 2018, 9:06 am
The house of Ahmed Nassar Jarrar, who headed the terror cell behind shooting of Rabbi Raziel Shevah, was reconstructed after being destroyed last February during a military raid without a demolition order; IDF says it's examining possibility of another raze.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 8:28 am
Ala'a Qarash, who was killed in a car accident on Highway 90, was denied burial at Muslim cemeteries over suspicions he sold property to Jews in the capital; Jerusalem's chief rabbi orders to bury him at special plot for those without religious faith at Har HaMenuchot.
Posted: November 18, 2018, 8:06 am
As the government faces the prospect of a narrow one-vote majority on its final year, Finance Minister Kahlon and Education Minister Bennett are pushing for early elections in March; Netanyahu tries to lay blame on the two senior ministers, and calling 'not to bring down right-wing government.'
Posted: November 18, 2018, 7:16 am
The Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade is traveling from the streets of Manhattan to Jerusalem; ‘Together—walking with world Jewry’ will be a show of unity between Jews in Israel and Jews in the Diaspora.
Posted: November 17, 2018, 11:08 am
Proponents view the cable car as an innovative solution to traffic woes, while critics call it an eyesore, a Disneyfication of the sacred city or a ploy to further Judaize Jerusalem.
Posted: November 16, 2018, 7:56 pm
Heads of regional councils on the Gaza border say the defense minister, who announced his resignation on Wednesday, was 'warm and attentive' to them; 'unfortunately, he saw Gaza as a lost battle.'
Posted: November 15, 2018, 4:56 pm
The education minister publicly asks to replace the outgoing Lieberman, vowing to fight ‘the octopus called Iran’; In addition, coalition heads urge Prime Minister Netanyahu to dissolve the government.
Posted: November 15, 2018, 2:29 pm
Following Defense Minister Lieberman's resignation, Netanyahu takes defense portfolio in addition to being the prime minister and foreign affairs minister; he is considering giving up the Foreign Affairs Ministry and keeping the Defense Ministry.
Posted: November 15, 2018, 1:42 pm
Despite Netanyahu's reassurances, Haredi parties might prefer early elections to a narrow coalition in which any member can sponsor legislation that threatens their interests on the IDF draft, conversion, and the Shabbat.
Posted: November 15, 2018, 12:06 pm
Minister Tzachi Hanegbi says over 460 rockets fired from Gaza at southern Israel were a 'minor' response to the botched IDF mission in the strip, noting there is a difference between attacking the South and attacking Tel Aviv; Netanyahu rejects statement.
Posted: November 15, 2018, 10:27 am
The mother of a terror victim was removed from a discussion on capital punishment Wednesday: She slammed MK Zandberg: ' if it was your child you would have behaved differently.'
Posted: November 14, 2018, 8:17 pm
The news that the government agreed to an Egyptian-brokered ceasefire with Hamas was met with anger by Israelis living in communities bordering Gaza; residents burned tires and blocked the entrance to Sderot, while high school students declare strike.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 4:08 pm
In protest of Gaza ceasefire and efforts to reach an arrangement with Hamas, Defense Minister Lieberman resigns and quits the government; Israel is 'buying short-term quiet, with the price being severe long-term damage to national security,' he charges.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 11:48 am
Israeli ambassador Danny Danon slams 'morally bankrupt' countries blaming Israel for latest round of fighting with Hamas in Gaza, rejects calls for restraint on both sides: 'Hamas attacks and fires over 460 rockets at civilians, and Israel protects its people.'
Posted: November 14, 2018, 10:54 am
In first, Popular Resistance Committees' military wing releases footage of attack in which 4 IDF soldiers were wounded near the southern Gaza border in February, when an explosive device went off near an army patrol.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 7:06 am
Several municipalities see upsets in the runoff vote, with veteran mayors losing their seats; in Kiryat Shmona, two-terms Mayor Nissim Malka lost to 32-year-old Avihai Stern; Israel's longest-serving mayor Shlomo Bohbot lost in Ma'alot-Tarshiha after 42 years in office.
Posted: November 14, 2018, 6:51 am
Netanyahu approved the ceasefire in Gaza mediated by Egypt and the UN, but some Cabinet ministers claim he 'engineered' the discussion to reach the outcome he desired, leaving them no choice in the matter.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 9:55 pm
Building contractor Mahmoud Abu Asbah (48) would sleep in Israel and return home to West Bank on weekends; his son, Bashir: ‘he called me, said he was scared and wanted to return home.’
Posted: November 13, 2018, 6:08 pm
Arab media reports a cease-fire has been reached; according to a political source, Hamas requested cease-fire using four different mediators; in response Israel says the state of affairs would be determined on the ground.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 1:55 pm
As rocket barrages continue on Tuesday morning, Palestinian man from Hebron killed, 2 women seriously and moderately hurt in direct rocket hit on residential building in Ashkelon; dozens others treated for light injuries and shock; Hamas, Islamic Jihad threaten to target Ashdod, Be'er Sheva and even farther if IDF continues retaliatory strikes in Gaza.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 10:57 am
During its operation in Gaza, the army attacks dozens of targets belonging to Hamas and Islamic Jihad, including four 'unique' terrorist properties; IDF attacks terrorist squad, killing one terrorist as a result; Security cabinet instructs IDF to continue operations as necessary.
Posted: November 13, 2018, 8:39 am
IDF Spokesperson blames Hamas for flare up, IAF strikes over 70 targets in the Gaza Strip after militants launch more than 300 rockets at Israeli communities in southern Israel, 60 intercepted; IDF soldier in critical condition.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 9:47 pm
Defense Ministry, IAI, have developed a highly maneuverable combat robot that will be able to carry out missions alongside ground troops, neutralize and warn forces regarding hidden threats on the battlefield.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 7:34 pm
Despite controversial Polish Holocaust law, relations are tightening between Jewish State and Poland; data shows that since 2002, 28,736 Israelis were granted a Polish passport, with 10,820 Israelis receiving it between the years 2015-2017.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 6:45 pm
Friends, relatives of Lt. Col. M., killed during covert IDF operation in Gaza Sunday night, told Ynet he was a source of pride and inspiration, pillar of his community; Bennett visits wounded Res. captain.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:53 pm
They go through exhausting training and risk their lives in order to save stranded hikers—only the toughest make it. Rana’a Gaboa made history when she became the first Bedouin woman to volunteer in the police rescue unit.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 4:00 pm
Gazans called for revenge as they buried 7 Palestinian militants killed in Israeli undercover forces incursion Sunday night; Hamas launched a security sweep across the strip, salvo of rockets launched.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 3:06 pm
Social workers say they face grave violence on a daily basis while police close assault cases due to 'lack of public interest'; they demand security measures at their workplaces, as well as more manpower to deal with the workload.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 12:47 pm
A special IDF force was discovered while operating in Gaza, leading to fire exchange with Hamas terrorists; IDF officer killed, another moderately wounded; Palestinians launch 17 rockets Israeli border communities, with Iron Dome system intercepting 3 of them.
Posted: November 12, 2018, 5:55 am
Israeli intelligence firm is recruiting Ephraim Halevy, who headed the Mossad; Halevy will help screen potential clients to prevent further scandals for the company.
Posted: November 11, 2018, 10:32 pm
Hamas's military wing brigade commander killed and 7 wounded during an Israeli Air Force (IAF) airstrike in southern Gaza on Sunday, according to Palestinian sources; IDF confirms fire exchanges developed during a military activity in the strip.
Posted: November 11, 2018, 10:07 pm
'The conversation with President Putin was good and businesslike,' PM Netanyahu tells reporters after WWI commemorations in Paris; adds he seeks to prevent unnecessary war in Gaza.
Posted: November 11, 2018, 7:27 pm
Almost 13 years after the Gulf state announced it will no longer participate in the Arab boycott of Israel, Bahrain invites Minister Eli Cohen to participate in Startup Nations Ministerial event.
Posted: November 11, 2018, 12:23 pm
The party's field activists claim the act was in protest over Netanyahu's involvement in Case 3000, investigation into acquisition of submarines from Germany; "The country is sinking along with Bibi," read one of the banners attached to the installation.
Posted: November 10, 2018, 2:06 pm
Lebanese paper Al Alkhbar reports a sea route will be established between Gaza and Cyprus, under international supervision and Israeli security supervision.
Posted: November 10, 2018, 10:11 am
Rabat’s decision to teach the Holocaust is the first time an Arab state takes such an initiative, marking a turning point in what some analysts see as shifting Arab perspectives. As for the Palestinian perspective? Though they might recognize the Holocaust, expert says they have no true empathy towards the horrific genocide.
Posted: November 10, 2018, 6:55 am
CyberGirlz, a program that prepares Israeli teens to enter the cutting-edge field of cybersecurity, aims to close the gender gap in an industry where women only make up 11% of the workforce; program founder: 'if we want equal representation, then we need to start at a young age.'
Posted: November 9, 2018, 8:44 pm
Infiltrator crosses Gaza border fence into Israel; IDF apprehends perpetrator suspected of arson in moshav Netiv HaAsara; no casualties are reported.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 8:21 pm
A $15 million Qatari cash infusion paid out to Palestinian civil servants in the Gaza Strip; some Gazan teens smash Qatari Amb. Mohammed Al-Emadi's bodyguard's car as the envoy visits one of the 'March of Return' demonstration sites.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 5:00 pm
Roughly 20% of Bedouin families are polygamous. For years, women’s spirits were being crushed and nobody in Israel paid attention, but now things are expected to change as authorities issue 15 indictments against alleged offenders. 'I didn’t know what a boy was and suddenly I had two of my own,' says woman who entered a polygamous marriage at 14.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 3:52 pm
The Israel Police says it gathered sufficient evidence in investigation into Israel's acquisition of submarines and patrol boats from Germany to indict former senior politicians and IDF officers as well as close associates of Prime Minister Netanyahu.
Posted: November 9, 2018, 11:56 am
Over the past week three people have been killed in car bombs attached to their vehicles as part of the criminal world’s game of keeping score; latest incident saw a car explode on the busy Coastal Highway.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:59 pm
In precedent-setting decision, Jerusalem District Court Judge Moshe Drori rules tort claim filed by Shurat HaDin on behalf of two Jewish American women held hostage by PLO terrorists in 1985 will be heard in Israel, despite the fact they're not citizens.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:38 pm
Completing a 90 kilometer, five day march, some 6,000 youth from the Gaza border communities arrived at a protest rally in front of the Knesset in Jerusalem: "Let us grow up in peace," they cried.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 5:32 pm
Justice Minister Shaked demands Attorney General Mandelblit to fire his deputy Dina Zilber after she criticized the loyalty in culture bill proposal at a Knesset committee discussion; stressing he won't allow outside interference in the managing of his department, the AG decided to halt Zilber's appearances in the Knesset or government until he can clarify the matter with her.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 12:16 pm
Wounded from the 2015 stabbing at the Jerusalem Pride Parade appeal to appointments committee requesting to reverse decision to appoint Moshe Edri as new police commissioner after he didn't take responsibility for the tragic incident, which happened while he was the Jerusalem District chief.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 9:30 am
Artist Itay Zelit is behind sculpture of Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev resembling Snow White; the sculpture was placed in front of a mirror with a sign reading: 'At the heart of the nation'; in response, Regev tweets, 'Mirror, mirror on the wall, what are the ugliest injustices of them all?'
Posted: November 8, 2018, 8:52 am
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau issues formal apology to the 907 German Jews aboard the St. Louis, which was turned down by his country, among others, and had to return to Europe, where over 250 of its passengers were murdered in Nazi death camps.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 8:02 am
Palestinian sources tell London-based Al Hayat that the PA president agreed to accept the arrangement between Israel and Hamas, which was mediated by Egypt, after Egyptian President al-Sisi updated him on the details.
Posted: November 8, 2018, 7:28 am
In honor of Sigd, President Rivlin and Justice Minister Shaked call on Israelis of Ethiopian descent to submit requests for pardon in order to have their criminal records expunged of non-violent minor crimes.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 5:43 pm
Receiving a very warm welcome upon his arrival in Oman, transportation and intelligence minister presents his “Tracks for Regional Peace” plan; adds his visit stresses Israel's growing strength.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 4:49 pm
Some 700 of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hagbi's friends relatives attend protest march, calling for capital punishment for terrorist Ashraf Naalwa, who is still at large; Kim's family walk with their hands tied, just as she was tied before being shot dead.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 11:28 am
The terror organization announces a wide-scale project in the strip, meant to provide Gaza's university graduates with 10,000 jobs; in addition, 5,000 families whose relatives were severely wounded during the 'March of Return' campaign will receive a NIS 700 grant.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 8:37 am
Prime Minister Netanyahu hoped to meet with Russian President Putin at a conference marking 100 years to the end of World War I, but as Moscow appears to be avoiding setting such a meeting and the French barred sideline meetings, the PMO is reconsidering the trip.
Posted: November 7, 2018, 6:27 am
IDF says the body of Lt. Yakir Mordechai Naveh, whose fighter jet crashed into the Sea of Galilee in 1962 during a training flight, was found last week among the wreckage of the plane, during the 12th search operation conducted by the IAF to locate the missing pilot.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 4:17 pm
Yassin Abu Sidra, the KKL's lookout, stands at the top of an 18-meters-high tower on the Gaza border, scanning the area from dawn till dusk in search of fires caused by incendiary balloons and kites. It's his job to send firefighters to the scene and prevent the flames from spreading.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 12:05 pm
Security forces continue their manhunt for Ashraf Na'alwam, who murdered Ziv Hagbi and Kim Levengrond Yehezkel in the Barkan industrial area last month; in an unusual move, the IDF issues demolition order for the terrorist's house, which will take effect in a few weeks.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 10:45 am
In briefing to Knesset's Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, Nadav Argaman says Israeli security forces thwarted 480 terror attacks coming out of the West Bank over the past year, as well as foiled cyber attacks—both terrorism and espionage.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 9:41 am
Speaking in a Likud faction meeting, PM Netanyahu says only technological strength can lead to agreements with the Arab world, since 'concessions are perceived as weakness'; hails US President Trump's decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran.
Posted: November 6, 2018, 7:33 am
According to the indictment, a combat soldier from the Home Front Command kicked and punched a Palestinian detainee whose eyes were covered, causing injuries to his head and back; IDF: 'this is a serious matter that is not taken lightly.'
Posted: November 5, 2018, 8:02 pm
Tehran's telecommunications minister accuses Israel of targeting Iran's communication infrastructures on Monday, saying attack failed 'thanks to our vigilant technical teams'; he threatens to respond with legal action against Israel at international bodies.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 2:26 pm
Mayor Ronen Plot says residents are tired of the 62-year-long confusion between the biggest Jewish city in Galilee and the neighboring Arab town of Nazareth—where, according to Christian belief, Jesus Christ had lived.
Posted: November 5, 2018, 12:36 pm
According to data published by the Interior Ministry, the voter turnout among rich people in the municipal elections was lower than among poor people; voting rates in the periphery were higher than in the center of the country.
Posted: November 4, 2018, 8:19 pm
After Palestinian Authority detains east Jerusalem resident on suspicion of selling lands to Jews, security forces raid Palestinian General Intelligence offices, confiscating computers and documents; 2 Palestinians wounded during the raid.
Posted: November 4, 2018, 5:33 pm
Teenagers living under the threat of rockets and incendiary balloons decide to raise awareness of their situation with 5-day march to the Knesset; 'This is a journey to tell our story, of the teenagers who deal with the difficult security situation,' says one teen.
Posted: November 4, 2018, 11:13 am
Khalil Nimri files claim for NIS 80,000 for reimbursement of defense expenses and compensation for his unjust detention one year after being acquitted of planning a terror attack at a hotel in Eilat.
Posted: November 4, 2018, 10:50 am
Parents of soldier Hadar Goldin, whose body has been held by Hamas since 2014, say IDF chief of staff stressed in a private meeting that the release of POWs and MIAs is dependent solely upon the government; IDF: 'Eisenkot's words taken out of context.'
Posted: November 4, 2018, 8:43 am
Audience demand Tzachi Hanegbi 'get off the stage' and 'apologize' for the incitement that preceded prime minister Yitzhak Rabin's murder, but the regional cooperation minister is undeterred: 'It's important for the voice of the right-wing, the national camp, to be heard here'; PM Netanyahu: 'It's regretful the memorial rally turned political.'
Posted: November 4, 2018, 7:50 am
Among the initial provisions published by the Hamas-affiliated Lebanese newspaper, the terror organization commits to restrain violence demonstrated during weekly 'March of Return' riots, punishing those violating its orders; in exchange, Israel will grant 5,000 Palestinians work permits, and Egypt will work to lift 70% of the siege on the coastal enclave.
Posted: November 3, 2018, 5:45 pm
Soufa fighter jet almost crashes into another plane and groundcrew members at one of the IAF bases in southern Israel after reportedly losing braking capability due to hydraulic drive systems failure; jet sustains damage, no injuries reported.
Posted: November 1, 2018, 6:39 pm
In order to give a chance to Egyptian efforts to reach ceasefire understandings with Israel, the Palestinian factions in Gaza have agreed to halt incendiary balloons, fire burning and nightly protests, but 'March of Return' will continue on Friday.
Posted: November 1, 2018, 2:05 pm
Mandelblit determines a terrorist who suffers from mental impairment 'would not have the ability to rationally consider the real possibility the home he lives in would be demolished, and consequently decide against carrying out the terror act we wish to deter him from committing.'
Posted: November 1, 2018, 8:17 am
Eight teenage girls from communities adjacent to the strip launch a social media account documenting life in the area, which reached over 50,000 followers within a few days, hoping to show fellow Israelis and the rest of the world the difficulties of living amid Hamas terrorism.
Posted: November 1, 2018, 6:10 am
After President Trump receives a cold welcome from the Jewish community following the deadly shooting in which 11 were murdered, Diaspora Affairs Minister Naftali Bennett says 'it is unfair and wrong' to link him to the tragedy.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:12 pm
As part of trust-building measures, Israel continues to supply Gaza with Qatari fuel, which enables the activation of a third turbine in Gaza's power station, vastly improving the electricity supply in the coastal enclave, while violence demonstrated by Palestinians along border fence has decreased.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 7:33 pm
YASAM cop Moshe Cohen who was documented beating truck driver Mazen Shweiki in east Jerusalem in 2017 is ordered to pay him NIS 8,000 in compensation; Shweiki: 'I waited for Cohen to call me and apologize, but he didn't.'
Posted: October 31, 2018, 6:13 pm
Israeli Foreign Policy Index report reveals that 43% of the general public are in favor of improving living conditions in Gaza, and 50% want the government to go back to the negotiating table with the Palestinians.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 4:15 pm
Israeli diplomat confirms Mossad helped stop attempted assassination of the leader of the Danish branch of Iranian opposition group blamed by Tehran for attack on military parade in Khuzestan in which 25 Iranians were killed.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 3:13 pm
Mamdouh Amro was convicted of manslaughter instead of murder of Eliav Gelman, an off-duty IDF reservist officer who was killed by stray bullet meant for terrorist while helping to neutralize him; court finds Amro responsible for the death, but majority opinion determines it was not possible to prove intent.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 1:52 pm
Britain, France, the Netherlands and Sweden send letter of complaint to UN Security Council president against Ambassador Danon, after he called B'Tselem head Hagai El-Ad a 'collaborator'; Danon: 'They should condemn B'Tselem instead of fund it.'
Posted: October 31, 2018, 12:52 pm
Diplomatic sources say they expect the South American state to take a pro-Israeli stance in international arena following Jair Bolsonaro's promise to not only move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, but to also remove PLO offices from the country because 'Palestine is not a state.'
Posted: October 31, 2018, 11:10 am
Secular candidates Ofer Berkovitch and Moshe Leon will face off in a second round in Jerusalem's mayoral race, while Tel Aviv Mayor Ron Huldai is elected to a 5th term; in Haifa, architect Einat Kalisch Rotem defeats 3-terms Mayor Yona Yahav.
Posted: October 31, 2018, 7:16 am
The names of the victim who died in the most lethal car accident in the past six years have been published: Yariv and Shoshi Atar and their six children—Yaakov, Ateres, Ayala, Moriah, Yedid and Avigayil; police arrests driver of second vehicle on suspicion of manslaughter.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 9:08 pm
Minister of Religious Services David Azoulay, who served as Shas MK from 1996 to March 2018, has been battling cancer; Deri: 'he left the family of Shas and the people of Israel hurt and lacking'; Chief Rabbi Yosef: 'he worked tirelessly to preserve Israel's tradition; his funeral will take place at 11:00pm Tuesday.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 6:50 pm
Father of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, who was murdered in the shooting attack in the Barkan industrial zone, is furious— the terrorist who killed his daughter is not yet caught and his house is still standing; ‘nothing is being done,’ he says and blames defense minister Lieberman.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 4:51 pm
Commercial van catches fire after colliding with a Toyota Land Cruiser on route 90, with all eight passengers, including children, killed; 'The father was hysteric and crying, saying "I killed them, I killed them,"' paramedic says.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 2:04 pm
Protesters chant 'The Golan's identity is Arab and Syrian' as the block polling station in Majdal Shams; Druze religious elders declare 'social prohibition put upon' those who run in the elections or vote; Hamas calls on Druze: 'Take up arms against the Zionist regime.'
Posted: October 30, 2018, 11:33 am
The veteran diplomat, who served as the head of the Israeli embassy in Turkey from 2014 to 2016, is the first female ambassador to Cairo since the 1979 Egypt-Israel peace treaty; three other women selected by same committee to serve as ambassadors.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 9:11 am
In visit to Bali, Malcolm Turnbull calls on government to be 'very clear-eyed' and 'take into account Australia's national interest and our interests in the region' when considering moving the country's embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 7:38 am
The Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council also recommends suspending recognition of Israel until the Jewish state recognizes the Palestinian state; decision on whether to adopt recommendations left to Abbas.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 7:09 am
A record number of 6,653,808 eligible voters can cast their ballot for one of 863 candidates for mayor and some 3,400 candidates for regional council heads; in a first since 1986, the municipal election day has been made a sabbatical.
Posted: October 30, 2018, 6:26 am
The army received testimonies of Palestinians according to which IDF soldiers kneeled and aimed straight at 21-year-old volunteer medic Razan Ashraf Najjar, prompting the Military Police Criminal Investigation Division to launch an investigation into the incident.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 8:33 pm
Despite no reports of Israeli strikes in Syria since downing of Russian aircraft near Latakia by IAF last month, Israeli official says attacks were carried out there since September.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 6:18 pm
A senior political source says Netanyahu is inclined to exhaust all diplomatic efforts before considering a wide-scale military operation in Gaza or reoccupation of the strip; adds prime minister is prepared 'to absorb' criticism in order to avoid war which will be applauded 'only for the first two minutes.'
Posted: October 29, 2018, 5:38 pm
Gaza's health ministry says a 27-year-old protester was killed by IDF fire as hundreds riot and hurl stones at security forces along the border fence near Kibbutz Zikim; earlier, Islamic Jihad threatened to avenge killings of 3 Palestinians on Sunday.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 3:48 pm
Defense minister criticizes fellow ministers, saying they are 'deluded' for thinking an arrangement with Hamas is possible; 'without delivering the hardest blow we can, we won't restore the quiet or the calm to the south,' he insists.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 2:39 pm
While in the UAE with Israel's judo team, Culture and Sports Minister Miri Regev visited the Sheikh Zayed Mosque; 'I signed the mosque's guest book in Hebrew. I wanted to show the brotherhood that could be between Jews and Muslims, and offer a hand in peace,' she says.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 12:15 pm
The PLO's central council convenes in Ramallah to discuss 'relations with the US, Israel and Hamas,' Abbas says; he again rejects the 'deal of the century,' vowing ' the Balfour Declaration passed, this deal will not pass.'
Posted: October 29, 2018, 10:48 am
Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz is to travel to Oman next week for a diplomatic visit, where he will present his initiative 'Tracks for Regional Peace,' a railway from the Mediterranean to the Persian Gulf.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 9:22 am
Islamic Jihad threatens to respond to killing of three Palestinian teens who were seen planting what appears to be an explosive on the border fence; hundreds of Palestinians march near the homes of senior Hamas and Islamic Jihad members demanding revenge.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 8:44 am
Residents of east Jerusalem are considering whether to cast their ballots in the municipal elections; 'Any Palestinian should refuse to be a part of them. We will not accept Jerusalem as the capital of Israel,' says senior PLO official Saeb Erekat.
Posted: October 29, 2018, 6:39 am
After being identified approaching the security fence with a suspicious object by an observation post, the IDF launched an airstrike against an apparent terror cell.
Posted: October 28, 2018, 9:11 pm
According to The Wall Street Journal, after Israeli strikes in Syria against Iran-back targets, US military officials are worried Teheran would carry out a counterattack against American soldiers, believing the US provided Israel with relevant intelligence.
Posted: October 28, 2018, 7:58 pm
Dozens of residents from Gaza border communities protest in Tel Aviv after rocket barrage launched at southern Israel over weekend; 'we are under continuous attack,' they say.
Posted: October 28, 2018, 6:48 pm
Housing and Construction Minister Galant says war should be a last resort: 'when a country goes to war, it should do it at the right time and under the best conditions'; Gabbay: 'We need to bring the PA back to Gaza.'
Posted: October 28, 2018, 11:58 am
Gaza terror group releases video of rocket attack, while fallen rocket is found at school in Shaar Hanegev Regional Council; Netanyahu: 'Israel will not, at any point, accept any ultimatum from Hamas.'
Posted: October 28, 2018, 11:10 am
Recordings of radio conversations between policemen who arrived at the scene of the Pittsburgh shooting, reveal officers could not reach victims and requested SWAT teams to assist them with taking down perpetrator, who held security forces at bay for hours; people all over US gather to express solidarity with victims.
Posted: October 28, 2018, 9:42 am