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  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    At least 7 people were shot from a passing Palestinian vehicle near Ofra junction: 21-year-old pregnant woman was seriously wounded, two men were moderately wounded and four were lightly wounded; IDF troops who were present nearby responded by firing towards the suspect vehicle, which fled.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 9:03 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Military Police opens investigation into the death of 22 year-old Palestinian man after a video surfaced appearing to show him being shot in the back; his brother says he suffered from mental and physical disabilities, and used a stick to help him walk.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 7:36 pm
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    The terrorist organization is documenting Operation Northern Shield at close range; Lebanon claims IDF placed border demarcations on their side of fence; growing assessment: the operation will take several months with an escalation being only a matter of time.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 5:33 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Israeli government asks German Chancellor Angela Merkel to cut funding for an exhibition that 'reflects the Palestinian-Muslim view on Jerusalem'; Jewish Museum: 'We believe in an open dialogue on controversial issues.'
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 2:56 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    From the March of Return demonstrations on the Gaza border to the Royal wedding: News agencies Reuters and AFP selected their top images of the past year.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 12:59 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Gulf state pledged $150 million to Gaza as part of the Qatar Development Fund, with $90 million earmarked for Hamas civil servants and welfare, while additional $60 million is used to buy fuel to restart Gaza's only power station.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 12:42 pm
  • צילום: אוראל כהן , EPA
    According to The Washington Post, Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince bin Salman used advanced cybersecurity software 'Pegasus,' developed by NSO Group and its subsidiary, Q Cyber Technologies, to spy on dissident journalist.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 10:59 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Kafr Kela in southern Lebanon is home to some 10,000 people, mostly farmers, but also to a Hezbollah military base complete with fighters, about 20 arms depots, fighting positions and observation posts—all ready for the day Nasrallah orders the start of the operation to conquer the Galilee.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 9:07 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Suspected members of the Shiite terror organization approach the site of IDF work to thwart cross-border terror tunnels, prompting Israeli troops to open fire at them; IDF spokesperson says Hezbollah made use of the bad weather in an attempt to steal military equipment; no casualties were reported.
    Posted: December 9, 2018, 7:13 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    MK Yoav Kisch submitted a bill to allow regulated exports of medical cannabis; State stands to gain NIS one billion in taxes; Israeli firms already opening farms in Europe.
    Posted: December 8, 2018, 3:12 pm
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    The appointment of Raja Za'atara as Haifa's mayor deputy by newly-elected Mayor Einat Kalisch Rotem sparks ire among Haifa's residents; when asked whether Hamas is a terror organization, Za'atara replied 'an occupied nation has the right to resist the occupation.'
    Posted: December 8, 2018, 7:58 am
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    Despite pressure by the BDS movement on local authorities to scrap the project, the center—located in the slums of Johannesburg and renovated with the help of Israel's ambassador to South Africa—was unveiled last week.
    Posted: December 7, 2018, 3:43 pm
  • צילום: שחר עזרן
    The UN General Assembly rejects the American draft resolution seeking to condemn the terror organization with 87 votes in favor, 58 against, 32 abstentions and 16 countries did not vote; PM Netanyahu praises countries voting in favor, while a Hamas official says the American administration received a 'hard blow.'
    Posted: December 7, 2018, 10:10 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Internal report by Israeli Civil Administration reveals the Palestinian Authority is promoting a plan to take over land by planting olive trees in the West Bank, particularly near Jewish communities; COGAT: Report based on Palestinian data, we haven't verified it.
    Posted: December 7, 2018, 6:17 am
  • צילום: gettyimages
    Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda is investigating complaints concerning alleged war crimes by Israel during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, the 2018 Gaza border incidents, as well as settlement construction and home demolitions in the West Bank.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 7:35 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Senior IDF officials say they've known about the tunnels along Israel-Lebanon border for more than two years but waited until plans for Operation Northern Shield were finalized.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 6:45 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    German Chancellor Merkel and French President Macron drive unprecedented effort for all 28 member states to ratify declaration, authored by WJC, committing to combat anti-Semitism and protect Jewish communities; Sweden, Spain initially opposed.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 5:37 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    GOC Northern Commander Maj. Gen. Yoel Strick shows UNIFIL commander the tunnel IDF uncovered near Metula and presents him with aerial photos of another tunnel in Lebanese village of Ramyeh, demanding UNIFIL neutralize it.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 4:39 pm
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    In briefing to 25 foreign ambassadors in the upper Galilee, Prime Minister Netanyahu says there is 'reasonable possibility' Israel will have to operate in Lebanon to neutralize the threat posed by Hezbollah's terror tunnels.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 12:38 pm
  • צילום: אבי מועלם
    The first big winter storm of the year hits Israel, with streets flooding in Tel Aviv, Rehovot and Yavne among others; Hadera Stream sees most rain, with 20 mm in one hour and a total of 40 mm by 8am.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 11:09 am
  • צילום: UN TV
    Israeli human rights group B’Tselem and Palestinian Al-Haq to receive French Republic's 2018 Human Rights Prize; B’Tselem: 'only by ending occupation can there be a future'; Minister Regev: 'not a prize, but a badge of shame.'
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 10:06 am
  • צילום: AFP
    In the wake of Operation Northern Shield, Lebanese Prime Minister Hariri condemns Israeli 'violations' of Lebanon's sovereignty but refrains from directly mentioning IDF activity on the border meant to neutralize Hezbollah's terror tunnels.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 9:51 am
  • צילום: חורחה נובומינסקי
    Moshe 'Chico' Edri failed to disclose meeting with Chava Yodfat, who performed his lie-detector test, several days before the test, leading him to opt out of the race; 'I don't intend to allow the ongoing slandering against me to continue,' he says.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 9:14 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג, מארק ישראל סלם
    Police say Prime Minister Netanyahu promoted sale of Walla! News site to one of his billionaire friends, including Sheldon Adelson, James Packer, Larry Ellison and Paul T. Marinelli; but site owner Shaul Elovitch apparently didn't want to sell and sabotaged the deal.
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 8:29 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Following report that the prime minister asked Walla! News owner Elovitch to publish story that Bennett's wife, Gilat, worked as a chef at non-kosher restaurants, the furious education minister demands apology; Likud: 'Bennett kept briefing reporters against Sara Netanyahu.'
    Posted: December 6, 2018, 7:17 am
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    After IDF launches Operation Northern Shield near Metula, Hezbollah releases footage of the Israeli army operating near moshav Zar'it; meanwhile, a Lebanese television station airs footage of the 'cement factory' that concealed Hezbollah's tunnel destroyed by IDF, in an attempt to show that it wasn't used for terrorist activity.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 4:45 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Residents of the north say they've been notifying authorities about tunnel threat for years, but were blatantly ignored; Gabbi was told 'the rocky ground is not fit for tunnel digging'; it turns out the residents were right all along—Hezbollah men were walking under their feet.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 2:33 pm
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    Hamas-controlled military court sentences a 55-year-old woman, Amal, to hanging in absentia for allegedly helping recruit her nephew to Israeli intelligence services, as part of the terror group's campaign against Israeli collaborators.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 2:22 pm
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום, לע"מ
    In special ceremony, Prime Minister Netanyahu recognizes Shin Bet operations and the agents behind these groundbreaking undertakings; 'The citizens of Israel owe you their lives,' the prime minister says.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 1:47 pm
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    The terror organization's leader Nasrallah has spoken about seizing the Israeli Galilee long before the IDF launched Operation Northern Shield on Tuesday; the plan entails elite Hezbollah fighters infiltrating Israel, entrenching themselves in Israeli communities near the border and taking hostages.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 11:33 am
  • צילום: AP
    In special ministerial committee meeting, Prime Minister Netanyahu promises to make full use of underutilized budgets to combat domestic abuse, asserts handling should be two-pronged: assistance to battered women and harsher punishments to abusive men.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 10:05 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Some 30,000 people gather at Rabin Square in Tel Aviv for a mass rally against violence and murder of women; 'Today it's a slap or a threat, but this woman might not have tomorrow,' says daughter of Aliza Shafak, who was murdered by her husband two months ago.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 9:27 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Ambassador Danny Danon believes US draft resolution condemning the terror organization for launching rockets into Israel will be approved by the General Assembly 'no matter what,' despite the PA representatives' suggestion they will support Hamas and Iranian efforts to sabotage the vote.
    Posted: December 5, 2018, 8:45 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Hidden camera set up inside a tunnel by IDF documents two Hezbollah terrorists approaching the camera before it self-destructs; Netanyahu: 'we will continue Operation Northern Shield until all its objectives are met.'
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 8:30 pm
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    Ahead of the main rally against domestic violence, families of domestic violence speak about the protest; Ortal Shafak, whose mother was murdered by her then-husband: 'we shouldn't have to wait for so many women to die before we wake up.'
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 5:31 pm
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    In response to IDF Operation Northern Shield, the Shiite terror organization demonstrates restraint; 'Netanyahu is tilting at windmills in Lebanon to evade his criminal investigation,' a Hezbollah official contends.
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 3:20 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Rashida Tlaib, the first Palestinian-American to be elected to the US House of Representatives, declared her support to BDS movement, adding that she plans an alternative to AIPAC's pro-Israel tour for new legislators.
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 1:05 pm
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    Figures released by IDF Manpower Directorate reveal that Givatayim has the highest female enlistment rate, while Modi'in takes the top spot for men; Ariel jumps record-breaking 30 places to enter the top 10.
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:48 pm
  • צילום: אביהו שפירא
    Israel announces beginning of Operation Northern Shield after discovering Hezbollah efforts to construct network of offensive tunnels on Lebanon border; 'This is the most blatant proof of the violation of UN Resolution 1701 that ended the Second Lebanon War,' IDF says.
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 12:05 pm
  • צילום: רוני פלזן
    Thousands of men and women take part in the nationwide protest against violence toward women; a display of hundreds of red shoes spread across Habima Square in Tel Aviv opens strike; Azrieli Junction in Tel Aviv closed to traffic, with demonstrators holding signs saying, 'Stop killing women.'
    Posted: December 4, 2018, 10:38 am
  • צילום: אבישג שאר-ישוב
    Report, published eight years after the forest fire that killed 44 people, suggests that local authorities and emergency services failed to implement the recommendations made by the previous State Comptroller's report.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 10:21 pm
  • צילום: רויטטרס
    Petition urges the High Court of Justice to order the state to prevent the second installment of Qatari aid from being transferred to the strip until it can be guaranteed the money won't be used to fund Hamas's terror activities.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 4:59 pm
  • צילום: EPA, AFP
    Omar Abdulaziz, a sharp critic of the Riyadh royals, claims his phone conversations with the murdered journalist had been exposed to Saudi authorities after he clicked on a link allegedly sent to him by the NSO Group, and is now demanding $160,000 in damages from the company.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 2:51 pm
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    Following Thursday's strike in Damascus, which the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights attributed to Israel, senior official of the Lebanese terror organization adds, 'Hezbollah positions were not exposed to any bombardment.'
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 12:45 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג, מארק ישראל סלם
    A document from The Anti-Trust Authority about the Bezeq-Yes merger prompted Shaul Elovitch, then a shareholder in both companies who stood to gain NIS 1 billion from the deal, to ask for an urgent meeting with Netanyahu, then also the communications minister. Elovitch allegedly instructed Netanyahu what to do to ensure the deal goes ahead.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 11:50 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Following first $15 million cash infusion last month, 30,000 Hamas officials are expected to receive salaries funded by the Gulf Arab state on Tuesday; Israel, meanwhile, is unable to guarantee the money reaches the right people.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 9:41 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The Independent reports Israeli Special Forces in the botched raid in Gaza used 'detailed but fake' IDs of real Gazans and claimed they were transporting patients back to their homes, but their accents arouse suspicions.
    Posted: December 3, 2018, 8:30 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    The Knesset Research and Information Center's (RIC) report shows that the army invests tens of millions of shekels a year in programs that assist Haredi lone soldiers; in addition, the defense establishment discriminates between Haredim and those who choose to leave the ultra-Orthodox community, even though the latter are also included in the draft quota and come from the same background.
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 9:06 pm
  • Photo: Haim Horenstein
    Poll, conducted by Jewish People Policy Institute, finds that most Jews in the country light the Hanukkah menorah and consume sufganiyot during the holiday, while American Jews view the festival as one of the most important Jewish holidays.
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 3:41 pm
  • צילום: זום אאוט הפקות
    The Riklin and Magal show intends to broadcast excerpts from an interview with PM Rabin's murderer, while the Israel Prison Service claims Amir didn't speak to any media outlets recently.
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 1:21 pm
  • צילום: מאור מקסימוב
    Thousands of women expected to take to the streets on Tuesday to protest government inaction in addressing violence against women; cities including Tel Aviv, Haifa, Be'er Sheva and Jerusalem and many companies and organizations pledge support to campaign.
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 12:41 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    After conclusion of investigation in the Bezeq-Walla! News corruption cause, Israel Police and Israel Securities Authority says there is evidence to charge Prime Minister Netanyahu with bribery, fraud and breach of trust after he allegedly made regulatory decisions to benefit Bezeq in return for favorable coverage in Walla! News.
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 9:20 am
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Police arrest 40 doctors, medical interns and pharmacists from the Arab sector on suspicion of presenting false diplomas from medical schools in Armenia in order to receive an Israeli medical license, even though they did not finish their studies
    Posted: December 2, 2018, 8:12 am
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    Propaganda video released by Lebanon's terror group, which features images of IDF soldiers and Kirya headquarters base in Tel Aviv, warns Israel against striking Shiite organization's targets in the country with a message reading 'If you dare attack, you will regret it.'
    Posted: December 1, 2018, 9:18 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Senior Officials rejects appointment of Moshe Edri over his meeting with lawyer representing a man who is pressing charges against the former senior officer; Public Security Minister Erdan plans to fight for the appointment.
    Posted: November 30, 2018, 8:09 am
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    Hours after an Iranian plane flew directly to Beirut, Syrian television reports that its air defenses downed an Israeli warplane and four missiles; IDF says Syrian reports are false and no Israeli plane was shot down; in addition, a missile was fired at an open area in the Golan Heights.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 10:41 pm
  • צילום: MCT
    Thanks to its armor, National Interest magazine crowns the Israeli Merkava Mark IV as one of the world's best tanks; tank 'has excellent armor' and firepower; in first place is the Russian T-90 A.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 5:08 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    IDF predicts that Hamas will rely on its tunnels in the next military round in Gaza, in an attempt to draw soldiers to an underground city located deep beyond enemy lines; to thwart the tunnel threat, IDF's Combat Engineering Corps has acquired groundbreaking technologies capable of locating and dismantling Hamas's tunnel capability.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 4:13 pm
  • צילום: FlightRadar24
    Iranian airline affiliated with the Revolutionary Guards reportedly continues transferring to Hezbollah advanced weapon systems meant to convert inaccurate projectiles into precision-guided missiles, conducting for the first time a direct flight from Tehran to the Lebanese capital.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 1:29 pm
  • צילום: חגי דקל
    Irish Senate approves another stage of bill intended to outlaw imports of goods produced in 'illegal settlements in occupied territories'; Legislation, initially introduced by Irish senator with ties to Palestinian terror groups, was labeled by Minister Erdan as a 'disgrace.'
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 11:41 am
  • צילום: חיים צח,לע"מ
    Central American President Jimmy Morales's wife, Patricia, officially invited Mrs. Netanyahu to take part in a cornerstone laying ceremony at a village named 'Jerusalem'; the PM's wife is expected to announce additional Israeli aid in the fields of pediatrics and drinking water purification.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 11:00 am
  • צילום: יצחק הררי, דוברות הכנסת
    Zionist Union MKs Robert Tiviaev and Yehiel Bar miss the vote on bill proposal to increase old-age pension to equal minimum wage; after offsetting votes with Social Equality Minister Gila Gamliel, Tiviaev says 'he was held up by a personal phone call,' preventing him from attending the vote.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 9:50 am
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    House of Shin Bet Director Nadav Argaman was under surveillance for several days before the hidden camera, installed by a civilian company for a private client, was detected by the Protective Security Department.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 7:45 am
  • Фото: Shutterstock
    18 plaintiffs file lawsuit against the home rental company in Delaware, claiming Airbnb's decision to removing listing of some 200 homes in West Bank is 'redlining' Jewish-owned properties while letting Muslims and Christians rent their homes; 'Airbnb has made a religion- and nationality-based decision about who can list,' says lawyer.
    Posted: November 29, 2018, 6:54 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    The Caracal and Bardalas battalions, where men and women serve together, will be united under the Paran brigade as IDF reorganizes to better confront Sinai drug smuggling.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 7:04 pm
  • צילום: ירון ברנר
    Campaign planned to dissuade Justice Minister Shaked from signing extradition order for Malka Leifer, a former school principal charged with sexual crimes against children, to Australia; 'We will expose Shaked's reprehensible conduct in the Leifer case, and the questionable connection between the minister and people of wealth and power in Australia,' campaign organizers write.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 5:43 pm
  • צילום: מועצה אזורית שומרון
    Ohad Hertz, was disabled in a 2015 stabbing, he confronted his attacker in court: 'You represent evil, I preach love and compassion'; terrorist sentenced to 17.5 years in prison, ordered to pay NIS 30,000 in compensation.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 5:39 pm
  • צילום: Dronimagebank
    The winter rains have transformed blackened fields, burnt by incendiary balloons from Gaza, green again and vegetation blooms across northern Negev; but residents are concerned about what next summer will bring.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 4:31 pm
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    Palestinian collaborator allegedly helped Israeli force in mission to plant listening devices in the strip, Hamas official claims in interview with Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Akhbar; the troops entered using IDs that belong to real Gazans.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 10:35 am
  • צילום: EPA
    A Dutch carpenter, who is a devout Christian and a staunch supporter of Israel, reconstructs the biblical ship; now it is on its way to the 'land of God,' carrying life-size plastic animals.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 9:42 am
  • צילום: EPA
    In an interview with The Washington Post, President Trump says US doesn't have to stay in the region as it's 'producing more oil now than we’ve ever produced'; adds he might cancel G20 meeting with Russia's President Putin amid Moscow's 'aggression' towards Ukraine.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 9:31 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Prime Minister Netanyahu expresses concern of CNN poll that found anti-Semitism is rife in Europe; 'people who say Israel doesn't have a right to exist—I think is the ultimate anti-Semitic statement,' he says.
    Posted: November 28, 2018, 7:50 am
  • צילום: אמנים למען ישראל והקונסוליה הישראלית בלוס אנג
    An art project covering exterior walls of the iconic Hollywood High School was painted by a staunch Israel supporter and initiated by Consulate General of Israel in Los Angeles, and a pro-Israel advocacy organization Artists 4 Israel.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 8:29 pm
  • צילום: AP
    The 29-year-old Congresswoman faces major backlash after she wrote on her Twitter account that migrants who are heading to US from Central America can be considered refugees just as 'Jewish families fleeing Germany'; Ocasio-Cortez in the past harshly criticized Israel for shooting Palestinian protesters during Gaza border demonstrations.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 7:07 pm
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום, לע"מ
    Following Chadian President Déby’s historic visit to Israel, Prime Minister's Office says Netanyahu is expected to travel to the central African nation in the near future to officially announce the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two states.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 3:15 pm
  • צילום: אלתא מערכות
    Despite fast-improving relations with North Korea, Seoul plans to purchase 2 of ELTA Systems' Green Pine Block C radar system, boosting S. Korea's capability to detect and track ballistic missiles from a long distance early on.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 2:17 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    The Foreign Affairs Ministry, which has been under Netanyahu's leadership since May 2015, has a NIS 330 million budget deficit; 'Netanyahu shattered the ministry. Whoever takes the job needs to condition the appointment on a commitment for funding, otherwise he would have a hard time functioning,' says ministry official.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 2:00 pm
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    Money and fuel brought into the strip is being used to reactivate sewage treatment plants in Gaza and to increase the supply of clean running water to Palestinian families. The improvement in sanitary conditions reduces the chance of disease outbreak.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 12:33 pm
  • Photo: Avi Moalem
    The head of the airline's Development and Resources Department, Rami Yogev, is suspected of helping a large-scale drug trafficking network bring nearly 15 kilograms of cocaine into Israel from South Africa; former Shin Bet agent also among suspects in the case.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 11:06 am
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    One in 20 Europeans surveyed has never heard of the Holocaust. More than a quarter believe Jews have too much influence in business and finance. One in five believes anti-Semitism is a response to everyday actions of Jews.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 9:55 am
  • צילום: עמית שעל
    16-year-old Yara Ayub had been missing for 3 days when she was found dead in a dumpster, while 13-year-old Eritrean national Silvana Tsegai was found at a Tel Aviv apartment after having been beaten to death; they are the 23rd and 24th women murdered this year.
    Posted: November 27, 2018, 8:43 am
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    As part of a series of unusual steps to release east Jerusalem resident Issam Akel, 53, the Israel Police arrests the PA's Jerusalem governor Adnan Rit for the 3rd time this month; Rit is suspected of involved in Akel's 'abduction.'
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 1:19 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Terrorist rams his car into a group of soldiers carrying out engineering work on the road near Karmei Tzur, lightly wounding 3 of them; perpetrator shot and killed at the scene by IDF reservist.
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 12:28 pm
  • צילום: קובי גדעון, לע"מ
    During visit to women's shelter, Netanyahu asked why the coalition voted down bill to combat violence against women, responding it was because the legislation was proposed by the opposition; his wife Sara Netanyahu noted, 'there is no opposition and coalition in these matters,' prompting Zionist Union MKs to demand another vote.
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 9:01 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After PM Netanyahu's visit to Oman and Chadian President Deby's visit to Israel, the Jewish State is expected to continue promoting its ties with the Arab world; 'There will be more such visits in Arab countries very soon,' Netanyahu implies during a joint press conference with Deby on Sunday.
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 7:33 am
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    Batia Holin from Kibbutz Kfar Aza and Adele Raemer from Kibbutz Nirim appear in front of UN Human Rights Council commission to tell them about life under rocket threat, tunnels and arson terrorism; 'I realized how disconnected from reality the members of the commissions are,' says Holin.
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 7:23 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, who lost three daughters to an IDF strike during Operation Cast Lead, remains optimistic peace is possible. 'I'm sure women will succeed where men have failed. Men are motivated by ego; they tried for 100 years and failed. I am sure that ultimately the women will succeed.'
    Posted: November 26, 2018, 6:41 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Speaking at a joint press conference with Chadian President Idriss Deby, PM Netanyahu says, 'We never fully stopped our contacts'; Deby reportedly agrees to open his country's skies to Israeli direct flights from S. America; President Rivlin: 'Chad is the future.'
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 8:20 pm
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    British state broadcaster's year-long investigation finds Thai workers on Israeli farms are 'overworked and underpaid,' living in unsanitary conditions provided to them by the farmers, and at risk of dying from pesticide-related illnesses.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 5:07 pm
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    Yinon Reuveni, who is serving 5.5-year prison sentence for setting fire to the Church of Loaves and Fishes in 2015, expresses remorse for his actions in an effort to ease his conditions; 'I understand the many mistakes I made along the way,' he writes.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 1:32 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Czech President Miloš Zeman will meet with PM Netanyahu and President Rivlin during a visit to the capital; he will also speak at the Knesset, and inaugurate a cultural center—a preliminary step in his plan to move the Czech embassy to Jerusalem.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 11:59 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Chadian President Idriss Deby to meet with Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Rivlin in Jerusalem, the first such visit in Israeli history; Chad, where 52% of residents are Muslim, cut official ties with Israel in 1972.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 11:27 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Soldiers from the elite Maglan, Egoz and Duvdevan units—including IDF chief Eisenkot's son—drilled quick transition between fronts as well as fighting in both built-up and open areas in Gaza and Lebanon.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 10:20 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    The city council unanimously passes a resolution condemning the home rental giant's decision to ban 200 listings in Jewish settlements in the West Bank, emphasizing 'the disease' called 'Jew hatred' is what stands behind San Francisco-based company's move.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 9:26 am
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Jerusalem municipality says demolition of illegal businesses on Shuafat's main road endangered the camp's residents and caused traffic congestion; 'The EU should understand that it's time to stop lying,' says outgoing Mayor Nir Barkat.
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 9:00 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Rouhani, a relative moderate, rarely employs such rhetoric; PM Netanyahu slams the Iranian leader, saying 'Rouhani's slander, which calls for the destruction of Israel, proves yet again why the nations of the world need to join in the sanctions against the Iranian terrorist regime which threatens them.'
    Posted: November 25, 2018, 8:56 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Petition alleges the home rental company doesn't have a coherent policy on ‘conflict regions’ and its decision to remove listings in Jewish settlements in the West Bank constitutes 'extreme and offensive discrimination.'
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 6:44 pm
  • צילום: תקשורת שב"כ
    Hamas military wing recruited militants in the West Bank and taught them how to build bombs to carry out attacks within the Green Line; Gazan cancer patient and her sister, who got entry permit to Israel, were used to pass on messages from the strip.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 3:39 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    19-year-old Ashkelon resident gets jail time after making false threats to thousands of institutions, embassies, malls and airlines as well as extorting a US senator, among others; 'he's sick,' defendant's father says of autistic son.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 1:47 pm
  • צילום: גיל יוחנן
    Despite failure by the government to present an emergency national plan to fight violence against women, all coalition members, including female MKs who champion social causes, vote against a bill calling for a parliamentary commission of inquiry to examine the matter.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 12:03 pm
  • צילום: ירון ברנר
    In interview with Yedioth Ahronoth, Justice Minister Shaked says threatening Prime Minister Netanyahu is the only way to 'succeed in achieving our goals,' but allows that making the threat public might have been a mistake.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 7:22 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Knesset speaker trying to prevent conference organized by opposition MKs calling to evacuate the Jewish settlement in Hebron, which is set to take place on the same day as a state visit by Czech President Miloš Zeman.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 7:01 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    The interior minister is suspected of fraud and breach of trust, perjury, tax evasion and money laundering in 4 different cases, including the sale and acquisition of properties, and money he received and failed to report to the proper authorities.
    Posted: November 22, 2018, 6:16 am
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    A video from 2016 shows 2 police officers humiliating Nayef Yabin Yassin, a resident of the northern city of Arraba; 'The vehicle's wheels are square instead of round,' Yassin was told after protesting his detention.
    Posted: November 21, 2018, 10:36 am
  • צילום: טל שמעוני
    Culture Minister Miri Regev comes under fire after implying former IDF chief of staff Benny Gantz, who encouraged Israelis to return home to the Gaza border during a ceasefire in 2014, was responsible for the death of Daniel Tregerman, who was killed by a mortar shell that hit his home.
    Posted: November 21, 2018, 8:49 am
  • צילום: UN TV
    Event organized by Joint List and Meretz MKs to feature speech by B'Tselem head Hagai E-Ad; 'Handful of extremist Jewish settlers live in Hebron, leading government to enact segregation regime in the city,' say organizers.
    Posted: November 21, 2018, 7:21 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Strategic Affairs Minister Erdan says 25 US states have sanctions against American companies that boycott Israel, which could help reverse the decision to remove Jewish listings in the West Bank; Palestinians hail decision as 'initial positive step.'
    Posted: November 20, 2018, 12:18 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Commotion erupts during a plenum session as the opposition goes back on agreement and prevents an amendment to the Lands Law from passing, prompting the coalition to remove all bill proposals from the agenda.
    Posted: November 20, 2018, 10:41 am
  • Photo: Shaul Golan
    Anti-Israeli groups have for years been using the UN's Universal Children's Day to spread misinformation about Israel’s alleged mistreatment of Palestinian children, but this year a social media campaign led by Ministry of Strategic Affairs is combating the phenomenon.
    Posted: November 20, 2018, 10:03 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Shas leader Aryeh Deri suspected of tax evasion amounting to millions of shekels, money laundering, fraud and breach of trust, perjury; 'Minister Deri was specifically told not to talk to involved party, but he approached him immediately after his questioning,' police say.
    Posted: November 20, 2018, 7:41 am
  • צילום: AFP
    International home-renting company Airbnb announced that they will remove from their site listings in West Bank settlements, the decision evoked anger in Israel and calls to boycott Airbnb.
    Posted: November 19, 2018, 7:10 pm
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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
  • צילום: בואינג
    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
  • צילום: AFP,  gettyimages
    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
  • צילום: AFP
    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
  • באדיבות הרב מארק שנייר
    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
  • צילום: שחר עזרן
    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
  • צילום: גיל יוחנן
    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
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    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
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    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
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