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  • צילום: גדי קבלו
    A migrant home aid worker employed to care for first lady Nechama Rivlin turned out to be working illegally; Residence was unaware and took action when notified.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 6:33 pm
  • צילום: שי מזרחי, רשות הכינרת
    Water Authority says levels in the freshwater lake have increased by 1.405 meters since start of winter, but warns waterline will sink back down when beating sun of summer causes evaporation.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 4:38 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Bilateral meetings will take place instead of the planned Visegrad conference after the Czech leader sided with Polish officials who announced their withdrawal from the event following acting Israeli foreign minister’s remarks that Poles ‘sucked anti-Semitism with their mothers' milk.’
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 1:02 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    While Jerusalem decided to cut some NIS 550M from PA's funds in accordance with the amount it paid to Palestinian prisoners in Israel, the families of 'martyrs' still received a total of NIS 687 million, official document shows.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 12:55 pm
  • צילום: חורחה נובמינסקי
    After negotiations with the Israel Resilience Party leader Benny Gantz fail, Hatnuah leader says does not want to steal votes from center-left bloc.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 11:10 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Staffed mostly by veterans of IDF computing units, the world's first emergency response center for victims of cyber attacks opens its doors in the southern high-tech hub city of Be'er Sheva.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 9:06 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After Polish PM's decision to downgrade the country’s participation in the upcoming Visegrad conference in Tel Aviv in the wake of Netanyahu's controversial remarks, Poland may now cancel the trip altogether following Yisrael Katz's 'disgraceful' comments.
    Posted: February 18, 2019, 7:24 am
  • Gil Nachshon
    The three young men who ran off with 85-year-old Mara Sokolovsky's money and credit card did not take into account an encounter with the world class boxer who came to her aid.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 6:34 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    In a diplomatic protest over Prime Minister Netanyahu's remarks that 'Poles cooperated with the Nazis,' Polish Prime Minister Morawiecki sends his Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz to attend the Weisgrad summit due to take place in Israel instead of him.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 2:54 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following Iran's Foreign Minister Zarif's accusation that Israel was looking for war, former IDF chief of staff and the leader of the Israel Resilience Party Benny Gantz urges world powers to not believe Zarif's 'lies'; adds that 'the Jewish people and the Jewish state will never again put its fate in the hands of others.'
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 1:08 pm
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    Rafi Refaeli, father of Bar Refaeli, gets three months of suspended sentence after road rage incident in 2016 in which he swore at and threatened Hod HaSharon's then-deputy mayor Yoav Rosen; Refaeli intends to appeal sentence.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 12:56 pm
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    Speaking at a ceremony commemorating 'martyred leaders,' Hezbollah's secretary-general says the terror organization is capable of infiltrating the Galilee; Hezbollah-affiliated Al Mayadeen news channel releases new footage of deadly attack on IDF troops in 2015.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 12:11 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Speaking in the Munich Security Conference, Iranian foreign minister blames the Jewish state of violating international law after bombing campaigns in Syria, criticizes European powers for not calling out Israel and the US for their behavior in the region.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 11:28 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי, עמית שאבי
    The deputy health minister reportedly pressed officials in his ministry to produce a psychiatric evaluation deeming Malka Leifer, an ultra-Orthodox woman wanted for extradition by Australia for pedophilia, unfit to stand trial—or risk dismissal.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 10:47 am
  • צילום: אמיל סלמן
    After Israeli NGO petitions the High Court of Justice against the excessive number of portfolios Netanyahu currently holds, the transportation and intelligence minister is expected to be confirmed as Israel's acting foreign minister.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 9:14 am
  • צילום: החדשות 13
    After airing story about Netzah Yehuda soldiers charged with abusing Palestinian detainees, journalist Oshrat Kotler says 'We send the kids to the army, to the territories, and we get "animals." This is the result of the occupation'; her comments were harshly criticized by the soldiers' parents and politicians on the right.
    Posted: February 17, 2019, 7:51 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Medical sources in the coastal enclave say at least 20 Palestinians were wounded by IDF fire as some 11,000 protesters take part in a weekly demonstration along the frontier with Israel; earlier, a cluster of suspicious airborne devices landed in southern city of Netivot.
    Posted: February 15, 2019, 5:46 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    MEJDI Tours operates a Dual Narrative tour of the Holy City where tourists can hear both the Jewish-Zionist version and the Palestinian narrative of the conflicted city side by side.
    Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:01 pm
  • Photo: EPA
    PMO released a video from a closed meeting in which senior Gulf Arab officials defend Israel's right to defend itself, and describe Iran as the greatest threat to regional peace.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:31 pm
  • צילום: צבא ארה"ב
    Biennial Juniper Falcon exercise taking place amid realistic scenario of Iran retaliating with thousands of missiles, via proxies in Lebanon, Syria and Iraq, for an IAF strike in Syria.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 6:38 pm
  • צילום: שאול גולן, אלכס קולומויסקי
    Deputy Health Minister Litzman is suspected of breach of trust and obstruction of justice after allegedly trying to sabotage the extradition to Australia of Malka Leifer, who is suspected of committing sexual offenses, including rape, against three female students.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 5:05 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Clashes are gradually heating up on the border between Israel and the Hamas-ruled coastal enclave, leading to the deaths of two Palestinian teens during last week’s riots
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:47 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The PM expressed optimism regarding Trump's proposal in a meeting with US VP Pence during historic Mideast conference in Warsaw, which found the Israeli leader sitting beside and among many Arab diplomats.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 4:26 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    During speech at Middle East conference in Warsaw, US Vice President Pence accuses Britain, France and Germany of trying to 'break' US sanctions against Tehran; Secretary of State Pompeo says confronting Iran is key to peace in Middle East.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 2:51 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Military Intelligence Directorate's assessment says Islamic republic is expected to entrench far from the Israeli border following IAF strikes on its assets in Syria; Hamas likely to initiate a limited offensive against Israel in the coming year.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 1:38 pm
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    The ruling party's recount of votes gives Netanyahu's long-time rival Gideon Sa'ar an additional 2,259 votes; list's top five remain the same, however, with Sa'ar still securing the fourth spot; Yariv Levin was bumped up to the sixth spot, pushing party newcomer Yoav Galant down to seventh.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:58 am
  • צילום: AFP
    US secretary of state tells Mideast summit that 'pushing back' against Islamic Republic is central to dealing with region's other problems; in first, Israeli PM sits beside Yemen FM at opening session.
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 9:09 am
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    New York Times says secret program could be linked to two recent failed Iranian rocket launches, is part of ongoing Trump administration efforts to 'undercut Tehran’s military and isolate its economy.'
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 8:42 am
  • צילום: EPA
    After the UN Security council authorized a visit to the territory that the Palestinians claim for a future independent state, UN Ambassador Anatolio Ndong Mba was quoted as saying that 'Israel categorically refused the council visit.'
    Posted: February 14, 2019, 6:53 am
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    After two and a half decades and three suspects, police finally name the man they believe raped and killed 27-year-old Vardit Bakraknot, whose body was found in a forest near Beit Shemesh in 1993.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 7:07 pm
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    As a union among small right-wing parties looms, Yachad’s Eli Yishai affirms his belief that only a traditional family unit is appropriate, raising the ire of LGBT groups.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 5:48 pm
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום, לע"מ
    'Many are following in your footsteps, including among those here today at the conference,' says PM in meeting on sidelines of US-led international summit on Mideast in Warsaw, Poland.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 3:25 pm
  • צילום: תקשורת שב"כ
    Shin Bet intelligence agency says terror organization reached out to West Bank, East Jerusalem residents using coded messages on Gaza-based Al-Aqsa television network; codes included placement of coffee cups, phrases from a poem praising Allah.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 3:04 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    When Israeli jail is your best option: More than a dozen Gazans have breached the border fence since the start of the year, the army says, primarily in an effort to escape the grim living conditions in the Strip.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 10:31 am
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום, לע"מ
    Prime Minister Netanyahu travels to Warsaw to attend summit on peace and security in the Middle East, which will focus on the Iranian threat; for the first time since the 1991 Madrid Conference, an Israeli PM will sit in the same room as representatives from many Arab nations.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 7:21 am
  • צילום: אמיל סלמן
    Before leaving for international conference in Warsaw on Tuesday, Prime Minister Netanyahu says Israel is 'operating every day, including yesterday, against Iran and its attempts to establish its presence' in southern Syria.
    Posted: February 13, 2019, 5:32 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Israeli-Cypriot relations reaches new heights as the neighboring countries confirm development of a new gas pipeline, called 'one of the greatest underwater projects in the world,' which elicited the ire of Turkish government.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 9:34 pm
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    Following complaints of gaps between the number of votes listed in the Likud official results and the number of actual voters who cast a ballot in last week's internal elections last week, the ruling party announces a recount under the supervision of observers.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 1:15 pm
  • צילום: מתוך מצלמות האבטחה של המסגד
    Surveillance video captured by security cameras at Ramallah mosque shows members of anti-terror specialist unit detaining suspect and alleged accomplice; PA accused of releasing footage in attempt to portray Israeli desecration of holy site.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 11:05 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Coca Cola, Elbit and Bezeq among corporations warned of inclusion on UN Human Rights Council list for operating directly or indirectly beyond the Green Line; head of Hot cable company appeals to Netanyahu for government intervention.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 9:49 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    With an impressive 56.4% voter turnout, MKs Itzik Shmuli and Stav Shaffir elected to the top spots in the Labor Party's primaries; veteran MK Eitan Cabel ranks low on the list of candidates and will likely find himself out of the Knesset.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 7:16 am
  • צילום: AFP
    An IAF drone fired 4 missiles near a demolished hospital and an army observation post in Syria's Quneitra province, with damage caused only to property, state news agency SANA reported on Monday; the IDF declined to comment on the matter.
    Posted: February 12, 2019, 6:41 am
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    Shlomo Karhi, who won 27th spot on the party's Knesset list, says annual festivities 'are inappropriate and against nature'; his aunt, who has two gay sons, says she will continue fighting to eradicate bullying against the LGBT community.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 9:31 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Annual report shows a surge of some 54% in the number of anti-LGBT cases reported in 2018 as opposed to 2017, with 1,577 cases of homophobia reported over the past year; just 3% of victims reported the incident to the police.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 3:47 pm
  • צילום: אמיל סלמן, אלכס קולומויסקי
    'Loyalty doesn't pay off,' says MK Miki Zohar, who along with former coalition head David Bitan and other MKs petitioned the party's court in a bid to revoke the prime minister's three reserved spots on the Knesset list.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 1:50 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Senior IDF officials are expected to brief the members of the UN Security Council on the Iran-backed group's activity in Lebanon, voicing their concerns over its further strengthening in the country and its entrenchment in Syria.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 1:50 pm
  • צילום: אסמאא
    Young Gazan business owners remain optimistic despite facing unique challenges and obstacles including limited power supply, difficulty obtaining Israeli exit permits to attend professional conferences and export their products.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 8:59 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Dutch nationals of Palestinian origin will be able to write West Bank, Gaza or East Jerusalem as their official places of birth after years of only being able to list 'Israel' or 'unknown' as their country of origin.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 8:26 am
  • Photo: AP
    A gigantic poster featuring Hassan Nasrallah overlooks Tel Aviv’s Ayalon highway, encouraging Israelis to recycle plastic bottles; 'Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years. What is your excuse?' the billboard says.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 7:54 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    As the Labor Party faces one of its greatest crises, its 58,000 registered voters cast their ballots for their representatives in the race for the 21st Knesset; MKs Shmuli, Yachimovich, Peretz, Shaffir and Bar-Lev all have high chances of making the top five on the list.
    Posted: February 11, 2019, 7:26 am
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    Arafat Irfayia, the Palestinian suspected of brutally killing 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher in Jerusalem, reenacts his crime; earlier, the IDF mapped his home ahead of a possible demolition.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 6:53 pm
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    Months after the nightly rioting stopped, clashes restarted east of Jabalia, with dozens of Palestinians launching firecrackers and fireworks at IDF forces.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 6:32 pm
  • צילום: אמיל סלמן
    After criticism from bereaved families and Minister Bennett, Prime Minister Netanyahu says legislation to cut terrorists' salaries from tax money Israel collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority will be implemented starting next week.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 6:06 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib, who entered the US House of Representatives last month, openly support the boycott against Israel; to counter them, prominent party members formed the Democratic Majority for Israel.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 5:25 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    According to a report in the Sunday Express, a 47-year-old nuclear technician was transferred to Britain in a migrants' boat in a joint operation of the Israeli intelligence agency, the British MI6, and the CIA.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 4:12 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Preliminary police investigation into accident that killed two people finds that bus flipped over after rebounding from collision and hitting safety barrier; police says it's still unclear why the driver lost control of the vehicle.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 1:53 pm
  • צילום: אתר החרמון
    The coming week is expected to be cold and windy with fears of flooding in some parts of south; wintry weather to continue on Mount Hermon, which now boasts some 80 cm of snow.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 12:48 pm
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    Two people seriously hurt, five sustain moderate injuries in accident on Route 443; eyewitness: bus swerved to avoid stopped car ahead, hit safety barrier; injured taken to hospitals across central Israel; police urge motorists to use alternative roads.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 8:26 am
  • צילום: באדיבות המשפחה
    Israeli military inspects the house of Arafat Irfayia, suspected of brutally murdering 19-year-old Ori Ansbacher on the outskirts of Jerusalem, ahead of possible demolition; Jewish teen’s body was found with multiple stab wounds on Thursday.
    Posted: February 10, 2019, 7:04 am
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    Education Ministry officials accuse Kohelet Policy Forum of using the new textbook to promote a conservative right-wing agenda and orders the NGO to change the terminology to be inclusive of the community's history and beliefs.
    Posted: February 9, 2019, 5:40 pm
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    Diplomat Adikalie Foday Sumah visited Israel as part of a delegation of UN ambassadors, and was so impressed by what he saw that he founded an organization to promote ties between the two countries and help change voting patterns against Israel at the UN.
    Posted: February 9, 2019, 6:20 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Danny Danon says Norwegian-led monitors mission 'created friction and interfered with security forces,' defending Netanyahu's decision not to renew the mission's mandate; remarks come after US blocked Security Council statement expressing regret at Israel's action.
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 7:09 pm
  • צילום: מתפ"ש
    Israel warns of 'unacceptable phenomenon' developing along Gaza frontier that sees parents leave their children with total strangers after undergoing medical treatment, so they themselves can remain in Israel illegally.
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 6:16 pm
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום
    Following the petition of the Labor Party to prevent further posts involving soldiers on politicians' private social media accounts, Attorney General Mandelblit is expected to bar PM Netanyahu as well as members of all parties from using IDF troops to promote their election campaign on Facebook, Twitter.
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 12:57 pm
  • צילום: צור נצר רשות הטבע והגנים
    The desert floods as thunderstorms strike the Judean and Negev deserts, cutting power in Kibbutz Ein Gedi and causing major highways closures.
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 7:40 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Prime Minister Netanyahu says former IDF chief Gantz 'said he will carry out a second disengagement in Judea and Samaria' in Yedioth interview, 'and Mahmoud Abbas wished him luck in the elections'; Gantz to Netanyahu: 'You expelled Jews. You paid protection racket to Hamas. Your time is up.'
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 6:37 am
  • צילום: AP
    Draft statement by Kuwait and Indonesia expresses Security Council's 'regret' about Israel's 'unilateral decision' to end the Norwegian-led mission and calls for 'calm and restraint' in Hebron.
    Posted: February 7, 2019, 5:55 am
  • צילום: ImageSat International (ISI)
    Anti-aircraft missile batteries could pose threat to Israeli airstrikes on Iranian targets in war-torn country; satellite images taken by Israeli company show that three of the four batteries are in upright position, indicating they are ready for use.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 9:17 pm
  • צילום: יוסי צבקר
    Israeli-American rabbi was founder and president of the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews, which has raised hundreds of millions of dollars for Israeli and Jewish causes.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 7:17 pm
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    Despite a long-standing feud with the prime minister, and subsequent efforts to prevent his comeback, Gideon Sa'ar secures the fourth place on the party's list for the April 9 elections, calling it his greatest political achievement.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 4:43 pm
  • צילום: תומריקו
    Abbas aide gives cautious welcome to former army chief's stance, while Israeli right attacks him for 'leftist' and 'obstructionist' positions.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 1:31 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Joint army and police probe into death of 38-year-old Palestinian father of four question why settlement security team entered al-Mughayer on grounds of purported fear of a kidnap, when the young settler involved managed to flee his assailants.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 1:05 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After several days of above seasonal average weather, temperatures will dip once again over the weekend, bringing storms and possible flooding; snow expected on Mount Hermon.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 11:24 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    US Congress' upper chamber also approves amendment that breaks with Trump by opposing any plans for an abrupt withdrawal of troops from Syria.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 10:08 am
  • צילום: תומריקו
    In his first arranging interview since entering politics, the former IDF chief and head of the Israel Resilience party discusses Gaza, Netanyahu's legal woes and his vision for the future of the country.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 8:55 am
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    Out of fear a trial might become highly politicized ahead of the April elections, Israeli military aims for a plea agreement with five soldiers from the religious Netzah Yehuda battalion, who violently abused Palestinians suspected of aiding their comrades' killer.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 7:52 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Latest data shows the population in Jewish settlements of the West Bank grew to 449,508 as of January 1, up 3.3% from 435,159 people a year earlier; settlers say the Trump administration cleared the way for a spike in construction in the coming years.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 7:21 am
  • צילום: ענבר טויזר
    After banners instructing women and men to walk on separate sidewalks were hung in the capital's central neighborhoods, radical members of the ultra-Orthodox community scrawl graffiti in the Kerem Avraham neighborhood reading, 'Passage for men only.’
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 6:55 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Former minister Gideon Sa'ar, who has been in a public political feud with Netanyahu, is closing in on securing third place in race; Erdan, Regev also in top five, while Hazan, Kara, Glick and Berko look set to lose their seats.
    Posted: February 6, 2019, 6:30 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Some 69,874 out of the Likud Party's 120,000 registered voters cast their ballot in the ruling party's primary elections ahead of the April general elections, with voter turnout standing at 58 percent; results are expected to be published Wednesday early morning.
    Posted: February 5, 2019, 9:04 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Secretary of Iranian National Security Council Ali Shamkhani tells Syria's foreign minister that Israeli attacks violate Syrian territorial integrity and are 'unacceptable'
    Posted: February 5, 2019, 1:49 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Survey ordered by the campaign to amend the controversial legislation finds 52.7% of Jewish public thinks law should include phrase indicating Israel is 'a democracy with equal rights to all citizens of the state.'
    Posted: February 5, 2019, 9:09 am
  • צילום: אהוד אמיתון/TPS
    142 candidates compete for realistic spots on the ruling party's list for the Knesset ahead of the April general elections; 8-10 incumbent MKs could lose their seats; official results to be released Wednesday morning.
    Posted: February 5, 2019, 7:17 am
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    With two months to go until polls open, prime minister advances projects to improve roads, trains, schools and hospitals costing a total of NIS 200 billion.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 7:19 pm
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    Unknown assailants daub 'Here they incite to murder Jews' in front of a mosque in the West Bank village of Deir Dibwan; local residents say shoe rack at entrance to the mosque also smelled of inflammable material.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 2:58 pm
  • צילום: חגי דקל
    Pro-Palestinian rights groups Samidoun and Addameer have been hosted on US campuses for years, with what Israel says is their open support for terror groups and their sizeable terrorist membership going almost entirely undetected by US Education Department.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 2:47 pm
  • Photo: Yedioth Ahronoth
    As thousands visit the Negev to see the flowers in bloom, local farmers say people touring the area stole and destroyed their crops, drove through wheat fields and broke into greenhouses.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 11:12 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי, gettyimages
    After accusing former IDF chief of 'throwing himself a retirement party that cost NIS 600,000 in tax payer money,' Amsalem calls Gantz 'autistic person' for not being aware of how much the party cost; Lapid, whose daughter is autistic, slams the Likud MK.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 9:16 am
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    Zauditu Tanasa made Aliyah alone 8 years ago. She was supposed to finally be reunited with her mother after years of waiting for her to be allowed to make Aliyah as well, but Anakiya Tanasa passed away days before she could come to Israel and meet her grandkids.
    Posted: February 4, 2019, 9:01 am
  • צילום: אביהו שפירא
    Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Dannon led a delegation of UN ambassadors to the Lebanese border to view the threat posed by the tunnels up close.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 9:43 pm
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    Ministry of Strategic Affairs releases report documenting complex web of connections between terrorists and civil society BDS organizations; Hamas and PFLP terrorists view BDS as a complementary means to their armed struggle against Israel.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 8:00 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock, רויטרס
    Hamas is turning to cryptocurrency in its latest step to evade Israeli intelligence efforts to cut off its funding for military operations; appeals to supporters to recognize benefits of anonymous funding option.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 4:49 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, עמית שעל
    Palestinian President Abbas met with a forum of Israeli businessmen to discuss the two-state solution, but refused to meet with Rami Levy, who owns a chain of supermarket that also operates stores in the West Bank.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 4:48 pm
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    While Netanyahu secures spots low in Likud's Knesset list and waits to see the developments in the center-left bloc, Gantz and Lapid have low key talks on a possible collaboration, with the main point of contention is who will lead the joint bloc.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 1:23 pm
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    The Iranian-backed Palestinian Islamic Jihad publishes video showing an IDF company commander in the Paratroopers Brigade getting shot during riots on the Gaza border; officer's life was saved by his helmet, which stopped the bullet.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 12:12 pm
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    In a classified document obtained by Ynet, Maj. Gen. Yair Golan warns of 'irreversible damage' caused by the IDF high command's lack of confidence in the Ground Forces, which leads them to avoid ground maneuvers during war; Golan stresses the Air Force cannot win a war on its own.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 11:25 am
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    US citizens whose loved ones were killed in a wave of suicide bombings during the second intifada welcome legislation that allows Americans to sue the Palestinian Authority over its involvement in terror attacks; in response, Abbas declines annual US security funding, leaving security cooperation with Israel hanging in balance.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 9:58 am
  • צילום: לשכת הנשיא ארדואן
    During a meeting in Istanbul, the Turkish president thanks Arab MKs for fighting against 'Israeli oppression' and says Israel's Nation-State Law is 'a breach of international law.'
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 8:43 am
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    Following arrival of an Israeli delegation in Brazil to assist search and rescue efforts in the wake of the dam collapse in the country, Carlos Latuff publishes a cartoon showing IDF soldiers with blood on their hands; Israeli comic book artist Uri Fink retaliates with his own cartoon.
    Posted: February 3, 2019, 8:10 am
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    Alex Dietze was shocked when his grandfather gave him a Nazi medal for a birthday gift, but it prompted the young German and his wife to get involved in helping survivors in Israel.
    Posted: February 2, 2019, 11:10 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי, עמית שאבי
    Attorney General Avihai Mandelblit informs Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's lawyers 'there is no impediment to making a decision' on the premier's probes before April 9, adding that suspending the legal process would 'violate the principle of equality before the law.'
    Posted: February 1, 2019, 12:19 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Almost 9 months after the elections, Saad al-Hariri forms third government including 3 Hezbollah ministers despite US and European pressure, threats to withhold aid.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 6:45 pm
  • Photo: vocativ
    American media company Vocativ issued a report noting an increased presence of bot accounts operating from Iran that automatically respond to events by posting on social media in an effort to influence the national discourse in Israel.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 6:29 pm
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    The two detainees suffered severe rib and nose fractures and needed urgent medical care after five soldiers from the IDF's Netzah Yehuda battalion violently abused them; Palestinian suspects were arrested on suspicion of aiding attacker who killed the soldiers' comrades.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 12:35 pm
  • צילום: אביהו שפירא
    Speaking at a ceremony marking the 22nd anniversary of the helicopter disaster, IDF Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Aviv Kochavi says the military is prepared to fend off the Iran-backed Lebanese terror organization that 'violates the rules of warfare.'
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 11:37 am
  • צילום: מארק ישראל סלם, אלכס קולומויסקי
    Polls by the three main TV channels show the gap between the prime minister's Likud Party and the former IDF chief's Israel Resilience Party has narrowed considerably to less than 10 seats apart following Gantz's campaign launch speech.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 10:23 am
  • צילום: איתי בלומנטל
    At the end of six hours of peaceful protest, dozens of demonstrators clash with riot police; protest organizers say police blocked demonstrators from going home, while some participants complain of disproportional police response.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 7:59 am
  • Photo: AFP
    Humanitarian organizations sent doctors to Gaza who estimate some 5,000 people are in need of orthopedic procedures after being hit by Israeli fire during weekly clashes with the IDF; So far, they've been refused treatment in Israeli medical centers.
    Posted: January 31, 2019, 6:33 am
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    The only foreign search and rescue delegation to assist Brazilian military in the wake of the dam collapse that killed at least 84 people say they've recovered 20 bodies while operating in extreme conditions never before encountered by Israeli troops.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 9:37 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    The Netzah Yehuda Battalion suffered multiple setbacks recently including 2 soldiers killed by escaped terrorists, an accidental weapons discharge incident and an assault on Border Police but officers are confident that the unique unit will overcome.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 7:09 pm
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    Arab Israeli citizens gunned down while police have made only one arrest so far; 'Arab citizens' sense of personal security is radically decreasing, to the point that many residents fear to leave their homes,' says MK Yousef Jabareen.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 4:42 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Ayalon Highway was blocked to traffic and many Tel Aviv streets are at a standstill as the Ethiopian community protests police overreaction following killing of Yehuda Biadga, 24, in Bat Yam two weeks ago; Vigil at Rabin Sq.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 2:51 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Sources say despite Abbas's decision to decline $60 million in annual American funding, fearing terror lawsuits, US, Israeli and even Palestinian officials are working to keep the money flowing to avoid severing a security cooperation with Israel in the West Bank.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 12:18 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Ahead of the April 9 elections, Prime Minister Netanyahu intends to visit India, the United States, Morocco and possibly even Bahrain, as well as to host Brazil's president in Israel, in an effort to highlight his warn ties with world leaders.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 9:43 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Prime Minister Netanyahu and his Likud Party dismiss Gantz as a 'leftist,' while New Right Party leader Bennett slams Gantz and new political partner Ya'alon's defense record, saying they are leading 'left-wing policy of weakness and hesitancy.'
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 9:13 am
  • צילום: Amnesty International
    The human rights group says rental sites such as Airbnb, Booking.com and TripAdvisor drive tourism to 'occupied' territories and should immediately remove listings for Jewish settlements not only in the West Bank but in East Jerusalem as well.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 8:31 am
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    Prime Minister Netanyahu accused of cynically betraying Holocaust victims' memory after embracing eastern European allies who seek to diminish their culpability in the Holocaust.
    Posted: January 30, 2019, 7:41 am
  • Photo: AP
    Netanyahu decides not to renew mandate for Temporary International Presence in Hebron, TIPH, observers, known for hostility to Israel; Palestinians say fear settler attacks.
    Posted: January 29, 2019, 8:27 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    In his first campaign speech, Gantz describes current government as divisive, says will fight for peace, against inequality, under his leadership. Earlier, former defense minister Moshe Ya’alon’s Telem Party joined forces with Gantz’s Israel Resilience Party.
    Posted: January 29, 2019, 6:42 pm
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    Likud officials scurry to discredit the former IDF chief, who is seen as Netanyahu's toughest election rival, and who has so far remained taciturn about his policies or platform.
    Posted: January 29, 2019, 12:59 pm
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