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  • צילום: AFP
    Close associate of Netanyahu says his speech on Thursday to the United Nations General Assembly, on the sidelines of which he will meet with President Trump, will leave a ‘strong impression on the entire world’; so far, some 30 states have requested meetings with the PM while in New York.
    Posted: September 23, 2018, 6:45 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Egyptian delegation leaves Gaza following discussions regarding possible long-term arrangement between Israel and the terror group, in accordance with understandings reached during Operation Protective Edge four years ago; meanwhile, incendiary balloons start eight fires in Gaza border region.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 9:17 pm
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    Following contentious meeting between former prime minister and Palestinian president, many government ministers issue statements strongly condemning the event, and branding Israeli politician Abbas’s 'loyal spokesman.'
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 8:48 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Cooperation between two countries hangs in balance as government in Moscow says 'only defense experts can assess quality of Israeli findings,’ following deadly incident off Latakia coast; Kremlin denies report Putin ignored Assad's phone call.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 6:12 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    COGAT Maj. Gen. Kamil Abu Rokon urges Palestinians in the strip, via a video message in Arabic, to refrain from violence or else fishing zone will be reduced from 9 to 3 miles, harming fishermen's livelihood and residents' welfare.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 5:16 pm
  • צילום: קק"ל
    Following arrival of senior Egyptian intelligence officials in the strip for talks with Hamas on possible long-term arrangement with Israel, incendiary balloons start multiple fires in Israeli communities adjacent to security fence; flames are reported to have been extinguished.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 4:39 pm
  • צילום: עידו ארז
    Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon says if Ari Fuld’s killer receives welfare payment from the PA, Israel will deduct that money from tax revenue that country collects on behalf of the Abbas government.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 3:07 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Intelligence officials meet with Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh in strip; according to sources, Hamas seeks to achieve calm with Israel to take credit for easing blockade over Gaza before reaching intra-Palestinian reconciliation.
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 12:35 pm
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    In a statement to Palestinian media after meeting with PA president in Paris, Olmert says had he completed his tenure, peace would have been achieved; Abbas tells French President Macron that Palestinians are willing to negotiate, 'as opposed to Israel's claims.'
    Posted: September 22, 2018, 8:35 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    During meeting with security brass in Moscow, IDF delegation presents findings indicating downed Russian plane was dozens of kilometers from Israeli attack zone; source says Israeli-Russian coordination is ongoing.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:16 pm
  • צילום: הדס שקד
    After court allows construction works on Jewish rest day in Bnei Brak, city's rabbi calls on ultra-Orthodox residents to protest against Shabbat desecration.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 7:41 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In weekly 'March of Return' protests, IDF soldier is lightly wounded from shrapnel after demonstrators hurl explosive devices at troops; IAF aircraft hit targets in strip; Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar urges Palestinians to continue rioting until blockade over Gaza is lifted.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 4:34 pm
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    Syria claims that Israel attacked a Syrian 'aluminum factory' while the IDF says a military facility about to transfer weapons to Hezbollah was struck; footage released by Syria shows site completely ruined.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 3:38 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After Civil Service Commission announced that acts attributed to PM spokesman before joining civil service are outside its jurisdiction, anonymous claim by PMO employee prompts new investigation into matter.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 2:52 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Hassan Abu-Torabi Fard says at Friday prayers that the 'resistance of Hezbollah and the people of Gaza' is in a position of strength; in apparent warning to Israel, Iranian colonel says 'enemies and arrogant powers ... will receive a pounding reply in the fraction of a second' if they hit Iran.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 1:51 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    IAF presents 40-page document, to senior military officials in Moscow showing increase in Syria's use of anti-aircraft missiles against Israeli attacks; report shows Syria fired Soviet S-200 missiles, which shot down the IAF's F-16 back in February.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 12:04 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Read by Dutch ambassador outside the UN, statement rebukes HCJ for September 5 decision to demolish Khan al-Ahmar Bedouin village which Israel says was illegally built; 'We will not give up on a negotiated two-state solution with Jerusalem as a capital,' statement says.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 10:23 am
  • מתוך עמוד הפייסבוק של רונן לוברסקי
    After emotional plea by father of slain Duvdevan soldier Staff Sgt. Ronen Lubarsky, IDF announces plans to demolish entire four-story building housing family of the terrorist who dropped a marble slab on Lubarsky, killing him; initially army planned to only demolish 2 floors.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:54 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Gadi Eisenkot warns Security-Cabinet that White House decision to halt funds to PA could foment outbreak of further violence in the West Bank, requiring larger deployments of IDF troops; security officials concerned of consequences of Abbas's upcoming UNGA speech, accuse the aging leader of deliberately sabotaging ceasefire talks with Hamas.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:16 am
  • צילום: AP
    Moscow's instructions come as Israel's air force commander lands in the Russian capital to brief officials on preliminary findings of ongoing investigation into Syria's accidental downing of Russian military plane following Israeli attack on Latakia.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 7:01 am
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    After Syrian air defense accidently shoots down a Russian aircraft, killing 15 crew members on board in attempt to intercept Israeli airstrike, Moscow issues temporary flight restrictions map as it prepares for military exercise in Cypriot airspace and adjacent to Syria.
    Posted: September 21, 2018, 6:05 am
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    Israeli aircraft strikes a terrorist cell in northern Gaza Strip following a tense few days along southern border which saw multiple violent clashes erupt near security fence.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:31 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    White House announces US leader will hold discussions with prime minister during next week's UN General Assembly in New York; meeting comes in light of criticism leveled at Trump's administration following a number of unprecedented steps taken against Palestinians.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:45 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Former intelligence chief says in his opinion Israel behaved correctly in the aftermath of downing of Russian plane, but incident will complicate IDF's ability to operate freely in the region and limit its operational activity.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 7:32 pm
  • צילום: משרד ההגנה הרוסי
    Officials say country seeks to 'deconflict' its operations in Syria with Russian military while maintaining its strict policy of preventing Iranian entrenchment, weapons transfers; IAF to be more cautious in future strikes.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 5:52 pm
  • צילום: AP, AFP
    Following Hassan Nasrallah’s speech where he claimed to have acquired 'highly accurate' missiles, Netanyahu warns Israeli response to Lebanon terror group's aggression will be on an 'unimaginable' scale; prime minister also stresses importance of security cooperation with Russia following downing of plane.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 5:06 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Following Netanyahu's offer to President Putin to provide 'all necessary information' to help investigate shooting down of Russian plane, IAF chief flies to Russian capital to prove Syrian army's anti-aircraft batteries fire led to tragic incident.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 3:58 pm
  • צילום: קובי גדעון/ לע"מ
    Speaking at memorial ceremony for fallen soldiers of 1973 Yom Kippur War, PM says Israel must always seek to avoid war, but will act with 'full force' if it's forced upon it by 'those who seek to kill us, first and foremost by Iran.'
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 2:31 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Addressing crowds in televised speech, Hezbollah leader delivers diatribe against Israel, saying its efforts to prevent precision missiles reaching his group through airstrikes have already failed; warns that in a future war with Israel, it will 'face a fate and a reality it never expected.'
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 12:03 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    At IAEA conference, Israel’s atomic agency head Ze'ev Snir says 'Iran's threats prompt Israel to act in order to protect its nuclear sites;' Iran UN Amb. Gholamali Khoshrou says Israel's nuclear program must be supervised.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 10:42 am
  • צילום: יריב כץ
    Speaking at IDF exhibition in Holon, Eisenkot says Israel shares the 'sorrow of the families' of Russian military personnel who were killed during Syrian attempt to repel IAF strike on Latakia; despite Russia blaming Israel, Eisenkot emphasizes: 'Unfortunately, Syrian forces hit a Russian aircraft.'
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:57 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Terror group encourages Gaza residents to escalate weekly 'March of Return' protests along border to restart moribund ceasefire talks. Sources in Gaza tell Ynet that Iran sends a $200 handout to every Palestinian wounded in the clashes since the beginning of the month.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:40 am
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    Netanyahu says he 'strongly opposes' early release of Ha'ani Da'ari and Muhammad Hamdan who transported 3 terrorists into Israel who carried out a stabbing and shooting attack in the Old City, killing a 23-year-old border policewoman.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:08 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After 20 Palestinians breach security fence, leaving incendiary devices near border fence in southern Gaza Strip, Palestinian health ministry says 15-year-old Moamen Ibrahim Abu Eyada was shot dead by IDF fire.
    Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:51 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Gaza's Health Ministry says 2 dead and 46 wounded following violent clashes that erupted along southern border on holiest day of Jewish calendar; IDF reports 20 Palestinians breached security fence, leaving explosives near the border; incendiary balloons start fire in Eshkol.
    Posted: September 19, 2018, 9:41 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Hour after Yom Kippur begins, policeman stationed in Jerusalem’s Old City shoots dead a 26-year-old terrorist from Qalandiya who charges at Jewish man on holiest day of Jewish calendar with a screwdriver, before running at a group of policemen.
    Posted: September 19, 2018, 7:57 pm
  • צילום: (ImageSat International (ISI
    Following Russian president's admission that shooting down of its plane was a result of a 'chain of tragic circumstances,' the prime minister holds Assad forces responsible for tragic incident and says Israel will provide 'all necessary information' to help investigation.
    Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:39 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    While IDF accepts responsibility for attack on Latakia after initially remaining silent, army says it holds Syria and Iran responsible for forcing Israel to launch strike that triggered Syrian air defense systems and downed a Russian plane, killing all 15 people on board.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Taking extra precaution against possible terror attacks, Israel closes Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings in Gaza and imposes a closure around the West Bank until several hours after conclusion of 25-hour fast; medical teams placed on highest alert as fasting population prepares to go thirsty under Israel's blazing sun.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 12:19 pm
  • צילום:  עמית שעל
    During a ceremony honoring the fallen soldiers of the Paratroopers Brigade, IDF chief commends Fuld's efforts to prevent harm to others even after he was wounded; ‘he prevented a much bigger attack.’
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 10:08 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Moscow says Israel deliberately created a 'dangerous situation' by giving one minute's notice before allegedly launching an attack on coastal city of Latakia, which triggered Syrian air defense systems that downed a Russian military plane, killing all 15 people on board; vows 'appropriate response.'
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 9:21 am
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    Guards who grew suspicious of 16-year-old Khalil Jabarin who murdered Ari Fuld, prevented him from entering a shopping mall, but one guard, after checking his bag, failed to search his pockets where the knife was concealed.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 8:20 am
  • צילום: איליה ליפצקר
    Municipality issues apology for 'human error' to restaurant after inspectors arrive to shut it down in capital on weekend despite having permission to continue operations.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 7:32 am
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    US official says Assad's forces accidentally shot down reconnaissance plane during botched retaliation against alleged Israeli airstrikes on Syrian targets in Latakia; Russian defense ministry says one if its military aircraft with 15 people on board disappeared from radar screens while Israeli and French forces were mounting aerial attacks on targets in Syria.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 6:15 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Army aircraft attacks terrorists after detecting them approaching the Israeli border to place a suspicious object; Gaza medics say 2 killed; 26 Palestinians wounded during mass protest on border fence.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:03 pm
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    According to official SANA news agency, Syria downed missiles launched at several locations in the coastal city; adds they are likely the result of Israeli strikes on a state technical company; Israel has yet to comment.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 9:03 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Locked grenade attached to a balloon lands in peanut field near communities surrounding Gaza; police close roads to traffic while a sapper operates at the scene; no casualties reported.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:08 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Justice Minister Shaked pans opposition for degrading court during Knesset discussion titled 'Minister of Justice's attack on High Court of Justice'; opposition MKs slam the minister's approach towards court and her conduct regarding appointment of next police chief.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 6:53 pm
  • צילום: רובי דמלין, פורום המשפחות השכולות הישראלי-פלסטיני
    US decision to cut funding for Palestinians harms coexistence initiatives like joint Israeli-Palestinian bereaved families forum working for reconciliation.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 6:03 pm
  • Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 28 pro-regime Syrian fighters were killed in Israeli attacks on war-torn country since April.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 5:27 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, MCT
    Following expulsion of Israeli ambassador in Ankara four months ago, the two countries are reportedly in negotiations over possible normalization of diplomatic ties; Defense Minister Lieberman and President Erdogan visit capital of Azerbaijan at same time.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 3:31 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Medical source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says that an 11-year-old boy, whose death during last week's Gaza protest was attributed to Israeli gunfire, 'died of a head injury'; evidence points to boy being killed by stone thrown during violent riots.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 2:42 pm
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Lieberman seeks identity of Israeli official who US prosecutors say collaborated with Trump's former campaign strategist during Obama administration to discredit Ukrainian opposition leader as having links to anti-Semitic party; Lieberman denies being unnamed suspect, says he has never met or spoken to Paul Manafort.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 12:49 pm
  • צילום: דובר צהל
    In letter also written to security leaders, defense minister tells Mandelblit that decision not to demolish house of Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel who murdered Adiel Kolman due to terrorist's alleged mental illness, will damage Israel's deterrence and encourage future attacks.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:37 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Day after American-Israeli is stabbed to death in Gush Etzion by 16-year-old Khalil Jabarin from Yatta, security forces begin preparing family home for demolition, confiscate work permit from family members.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:08 am
  • צילום: אריאל חרמוני, משרד הביטחון
    Following revelations of establishment of committee that would consider parole requests of terrorists who serve life sentences, defense minister announces he instructed to halt proceedings pending further discussions with military advisors.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 9:19 am
  • צילום: AP
    Arrested during his protest against Khan al-Ahmar's demolition, American-French law professor Frank Romano returns to village and declares ‘I can continue the struggle with you.’
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:29 am
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    Ari Fuld’s social media posts slammed Netanyahu for ‘shameful behavior’ in apologizing after Shin Bet detained left-wing American-Jewish left-wing journalist Peter Beinart at Ben Gurion Airport.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:15 am
  • צילום: אלישע בן קימון
    Thousands mourn loss of 45-year-old, US-born Israel activist who was stabbed to death in Gush Etzion by Palestinian terrorist and buried in Kfar Etzion; ‘I don’t know how I’ll go on without you,’ says widow, while his son praises Fuld as a 'fighter, and this is how he died;' Fuld's father recalls a son who was 'so strong, so full of life, who celebrated every moment, every breath.'
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:03 am
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    Joined by Naftali Bennett in condolence visit to family Ari Fuld, Netanyahu says ‘We owe our lives to heroes like Ari, we will always remember him.’
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:57 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    After Trump administration orders closure of PLO offices in Washington as part of bid to force Palestinians back to the negotiating table with Israel, Al Jazeera says Husam Zomlot has been instructed to leave with his family, whose bank accounts have all also been frozen.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:42 pm
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    Border Police officer sustains injuries to the head while assisting in rescue efforts; 3 Palestinian suspected of hurling stones at bus detained, taken for questioning.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 8:51 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    After being criticized for refusing to extend term of police commissioner, record shows Minister Erdan, as an opposition MK, once supported proposal but in 2016 rejected it.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:02 pm
  • צילום: ראובן קסטרו
    After Ari Fuld—an American who immigrated to Israel—was stabbed to death by a 16-year-old terrorist in Gush Etzion, US Ambassador to Israel lauds him as 'a passionate defender of Israel.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 6:25 pm
  • צילום: AP
    As IDF draft law threatens to dismantle government and bring country into early elections, PM tells coalition leaders he is considering lowering threshold by half a percent in move that is likely intended to ensure that small right-wing parties can rejoin his coalition in event of Likud electoral victory; Right-wing parties, however, reject idea.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:29 pm
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    After father of four, Ari Fuld, is stabbed to death in Gush Etzion, Gaza-ruling terror group praises 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist, says attack reflects Palestinian people's 'will to continue the Jerusalem intifada'; Islamic Jihad says stabbing a 'natural response' to 'crimes perpetrated by the Zionist terrorists against our people.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 3:54 pm
  • צילום: AP
    An opposition lawmaker is calling on prime minister to dismiss Ron Dermer for ‘ignoring his legal obligation’ and failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide; PM has yet to comment on the affair.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 1:07 pm
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    40-year-old Ari Fuld, father of 4, dies after being stabbed by a Palestinian teenager from a village near Hebron in terror attack at entrance of local mall, visited by Israeli and Palestinian residents; Fuld, who lived in Efrat, managed to shoot and neutralize his attacker.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:35 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Some 500 demonstrators hurl rocks and burn tires in weekly 'March of Return' protests along Gaza border fence, which unusually continued for an additional day; IDF said Palestinians threw three grenades and a pipe bomb at forces which prompted Israeli troops to respond with crowd dispersal measures.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:50 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Reports in Yedioth Ahronoth suggest a committee is expected to be set up, which will examine a possibility of shortening prison sentences of those who have been given terms of life imprisonment by military courts in West Bank; Defense Minister Lieberman: 'No terrorist will have his sentence shortened by even one hour.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:23 am
  • צילום: מתוך סוכנות הידיעות סאנא
    Syrian media reports that 'Syrian defense systems were activated and a number of missiles were intercepted'; IDF: 'Israel does not comment on foreign reports'; earlier, loud explosions were reported but Syria claimed that it was part of 'controlled detonation of terrorist tunnels.'
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 9:03 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Police detains 3 activists including American-French Humanities Professor, Frank Romano, for allegedly trying to block Israeli troops from demolishing a Bedouin encampment in the West Bank.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 7:23 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    The court rules that the two young east Jerusalem residents suspected of setting fire to the nature reserve had no nationalist motive; the suspect arrest is extended by 5 days; police: 'they were running away from police, driving 160 KPH'; the suspects deny these claims.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 5:52 pm
  • צילום: יונתן זינדל / פלאש90, מוטי קמחי
    In an unprecedented ruling, the Jerusalem District Court recognizes the Jewish status of a woman who converted in a private religious court; Ultra-Orthodox MKs slam the 'earth shattering' ruling, while Deri tries to minimize its significance.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 4:09 pm
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    Dozens of members of the ultra-Orthodox community protest against light rail construction works in Bnei Brak; say will not allow Shabbat desecration; most of the construction workers on site are Chinese.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 11:48 am
  • צילום: AP
    After strings of actions taken by the Trump administration against the Palestinians, white House will cut the last funding channel aiding them, as reported by the New York Times; Conflict Management and Mitigation Program to be denied access of $10 million in funds.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 10:06 am
  • צילום: AP
    After the New York Times publishes details regarding the sexual harassment allegations made against PM Benjamin Netanyahu's foreign media spokesman, Israeli Amb. to the US Ron Dermer acknowledges he 'received a phone regarding behavior attributed to Keyes;' adds PM wasn't informed.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 7:20 am
  • צילום: עידו כהן
    Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot says IDF soldiers have to refuse to obey ‘blatantly illegal orders’ that contradict their ‘values and beliefs’; during meeting with religious military cadets at Har Etzion Yeshiva the chief of staff also praised those in religious communities who perform military service.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 7:32 pm
  • צילום: באדיבות המשפחה
    In an unprecedented decision, Jerusalem District Court rules that Palestinian Authority directly aided a suicide bombing in which a couple, Gadi and Tzipi Shemesh—who were on their way from a pregnancy test, was murdered more than 16 years ago.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:37 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a 14-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man were among those killed by IDF forces as clashes erupted between Israeli troops and some 13,000 Palestinian demonstrators who massed at several points near the fence; IDF officer lightly wounded.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 4:56 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Masada-Armour comes up with a unique solution to prevent school shooting fatalities by unveiling a bulletproof backpack that can transform into a vest; company says product can block handgun bullets and even rifle fire.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 3:41 pm
  • צילום: AFP ,AP
    Wall Street Journal’s opinion editor at the time, Bret Stephens, allegedly told Ron Dermer that David Keyes, who is now at the center of a sexual assault scandal, posed a risk to women: called him 'a disgrace as a Jew.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 1:08 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Bomb, found earlier this week, is second to have been neutralized by sappers; incendiary balloons also discovered in Eshkol Regional Council and in children's playground in Kiryat Gat; no injuries reported and no fire ignited.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 11:27 am
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    Culture and sports minister laments European Broadcasting Union's announcement that 2019 contest will be hosted in Tel Aviv instead of in the capital; Ze’ev Elkin, Jerusalem mayoral candidate, says he's not surprised by Europe's position.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 10:05 am
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    Less than 24 hours after a large explosive device was placed on the Gaza border fence, IDF force identifies three Palestinian suspects crawling near the fence, one of whom threw a pipe bomb at the troops, who responded with live rounds; no casualties reported; Palestinians release video footage showing several men breaking through the fence, setting it aflame.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 8:57 am
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    As Bezeq-Walla case continues, judge says that while Sara Netanyahu is not facing money laundering charges, she did illegally attempt to influence news coverage; Police: investigation proceeding far from over.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 8:17 am
  • צילום: AP, MCT
    Trump's son-in-law and special Mideast advisor says Palestinians have been vilifying the US administration and added that the millions of dollars given to UNRWA over the years had turned into a program of entitlement which did little to make Palestinians self-reliant; blasts 'too many false realities that people worship' that 'needed to be changed.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 7:37 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Trump's special Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt says Washington 'ready for criticism from all sides' when long-awaited peace plan is unveiled, but says only Israelis and Palestinians can decide to make peace; also emphasizes 'there are no compromises on Israel's security needs.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 6:39 am
  • צילום: גיל יוחנן
    Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces 3 candidates to replace outgoing Police Commissioner Alsheikh, raising suspicions that his ousting is connected to PM probes.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 9:37 pm
  • צילום: אביהו שפירא
    After years of supplying humanitarian aid, including medical supplies and food, to thousands of Syrian civilians wounded in the Syrian civil war, IDF winds down Operation Good Neighbor as Assad regains control over the country; 'This was another expression of the values that guide the IDF's actions,' says military.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 6:55 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Yisrael Katz warns that if Iran continues to push forward with nuclear program, it risks facing a 'direct threat from the United States and its allies.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 5:57 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After a dozen women claim they were sexually harassed, aggressively hit on by PM's foreign media spokesman, David Keyes steps down while vigorously denying allegations; ‘I have asked to take time off to clear my name. I am fully confident that the truth will come out,’ Keyes says.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 4:33 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Giora Epstein, a recipient of the IDF's medal of distinguished service, who downed 17 aircraft—the most of any pilot in the modern fighter jet era— is awarded the rank of brigadier-general at IAF ceremony.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 4:21 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Israel invests $2,713 per toddler compared to OECD average of $12,400; academics agree on importance of early childhood education for future scholastic achievement; overcrowded classrooms, low teachers wages remain.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 3:36 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    UAE-based newspaper reports that an agreement has been made between two countries for the sale of advanced air defense system, following an American intervention and a promise that deal would not harm Israel's security; report says first battery will be transferred to Gulf state in December; Ministry of Defense denies existence of such a deal.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 2:16 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following months of speculation, European Broadcasting Union announces that next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tel Aviv and not in Israel's capital of Jerusalem; EBU’s Executive Supervisor: 'Tel Aviv provides the best overall setup for the world's largest live music event.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 11:29 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following High Court of Justice's ruling that Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar can legally be torn down, bulldozers move into encampment and dismantle shacks build by Palestinian protesters; Bedouin resident: 'My children are afraid, every vehicle that comes here frightens them.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 8:58 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Following several incidents along southern border over Rosh Hashanah, IDF forces locate a bomb planted not far from security fence, which according to IDF, confirms Hamas wants to 'preserve confrontation in the border area.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 8:31 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Father of Duvdevan soldier murdered by Hamas terrorist three months ago writes letter to Central Command chief asking him to stop delaying execution of demolition orders and tear down terrorist's family home; 'Ronen was murdered three and a half month ago, and terrorist's house is still standing.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 7:27 am
  • צילום: עמיר אלוני, רשות הטבע והגנים
    Following a mass fire destroying Tuesday hundreds of Dunams of the nature reserve near the Dead Sea, blaze sparks again; fire department manages to put out the flames.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 8:30 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, AP
    After string of decisions taken by the US regarding the Palestinians, over than 60% oppose resuming dialogue with Americans; 53% back state in areas captured by Israel in Six-Day war, while only 24% in favor of one-state solution.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 6:56 pm
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא, מוטי קמחי
    Iris Stark and Yaakov Nagel who are close associates of Netanyahu withdraw from Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Senior Officials following a petition filed with the High Court of Justice against their membership due to conflict of interest.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 4:35 pm
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    Education Department reopens case quashed by Obama administration that caused critics to accuse former president of ignoring rising hostility in colleges toward Jews during anti-Israel protest.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 1:06 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Owner of Kiryat Ono-based company says he has 'nothing against Arabs,' but employing mainly Jewish staff pacifies Jews ‘afraid of some sort of terror attack.’
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 12:17 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    During weekly Cabinet remarks, Netanyahu laments Palestinian refusal to enter into peace negotiations with Israel, while slamming them for attacking the country 'with false claims in international forums'; PM scathes Europe's 'unacceptable' 'appeasing' of Iran.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 11:49 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Following police claims that alibi of two Palestinian suspects allegedly involved in nature reserve fire is not corroborated by forensic evidence, court extends arrest of perpetrators by two days; defense attorneys say even if defendants are guilty, attack was not nationalistically motivated.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 9:33 am
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    Body of Bar Bonen, 36—who volunteered to fight in the Georgian Legion in Ukraine in struggle against separatists—found in apartment with gunshot wounds to head; police say he committed suicide, but fellow fighters insist he ‘loved life’, while legion commander says facts are ‘not consistent with the investigation’s version.’
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 8:07 am
  • באדיבות בעל הדירה
    Former IDF soldier who fought in Operation Protective Edge and served in the Givati Brigade for three years says he has never encountered any racism before returning to his family home in Giv'at ha-Moreh in northern Israeli city where he discovered 'death to Arabs' written on his front door.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 6:35 am
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    Following their meeting with foreign ministers of EU and Luxembourg, MKs Ahmad Tibi and Jamal Zahalka meet with Secretary General of Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit, who calls law 'racist' and vows to take action against contentious legislation.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 8:46 pm
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    Gudat Abdullah Omar from Jericho, is charged with falsely identifying as American Jewish citizen Joe Thomas for several years who was able to live and work in Israel; defendant reportedly has a rich criminal past, spent years behind bars for sexual and violent offences.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 6:32 pm
  • צילום: AP
    US national security advisor says closure of Palestinian offices in Washington will not end prospects for achieving peace and Trump administration's Mideast plan will soon be officially unveiled; Bolton also threatens International Criminal Court and calls it 'illegitimate.'
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 5:52 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After High Court of Justice allowed for Khan al-Ahmar to be legally torn down, Palestinian officials file war crime complaint against Israel with International Criminal Court over planned displacement of Bedouin encampment.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 2:10 pm
  • צילום: AP
    In an exclusive AP interview, Iran’s nuclear chief expresses hope atomic deal between Tehran and world powers survives, but warns the program will be in a stronger position than ever if not; implies Israel to pay price for scientists' assassinations.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:09 am
  • צילום: יואב זיתון
    Every infantry soldier has been required in the past year to undergo simulation training to be qualified as a combat soldier; simulation systems offer vast variety of scenarios including stabbing and ramming attacks.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 10:19 am
  • צילום: דוברות כב"ה מחוז יו"ש
    Fire breaks out in Einot Tzukim nature reserve near Dead Sea; police conduct a chase at the end of which 3 suspects are detained with funnels in their vehicle and a strong smell of gasoline from their clothes.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 9:12 am
  • Photo: AP
    Following High Court of Justice decision to allow Khan al-Ahmar to be legally torn down, several European countries issue a rare joint statement warning Israel against planned demolition and displacement of Bedouin encampment, which in their words will damage prospects of two state solution.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 6:41 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After days of speculation, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert officially announces that offices of Palestinian Liberation Organization in US capital will be shut down due to refusal of Palestinian officials to conduct 'meaningful negotiations with Israel'; Saeb Erekat calls move 'a punishment for working with the International Criminal Court against Israeli war crimes.'
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 5:25 pm
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    Following months of kites and balloons terrorism, Gazans appear to have weaponized yet another tool as they set fire to dozens of tires and set them afloat on rafts in an attempt to reach Israel's maritime border; meanwhile, dozens of Palestinian boats try to approach Israeli waters prompting IDF to fire warning shots.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 4:31 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    In interview with Radio Darom, GOC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi says 'I think it will be wrong to deceive ourselves'; adds occupying Gaza won't help Israel's security.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 10:20 am
  • צילום: רויטרס, AP
    According to early draft of Trump’s national security advisor's remarks reviewed by Wall Street Journal, 'The Trump administration will not keep the office open when the Palestinians refuse to take steps to start direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel.'
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 8:48 am
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