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  • צילום: עפר מאיר
    Human Rights expert tells the UN the international community has a responsibility and a legal obligation to compel Israel to completely end its occupation and remove barriers to self-determination for the Palestinians
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 9:10 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Israel-based Teva is looking to reach a nationwide settlement over its role in selling opioid painkillers, together with drugmaker Johnson & Johnson and the three largest U.S. drug distributors
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 8:45 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    As the U.S. cracks down on funds channeled from Tehran to Gaza via New York, the terror group in charge of Gaza is using banks and non-digitial interaction to reduce its exposure, says IDF terror finance expert
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 7:53 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    This is the first time that someone other than the Likud leader has been asked to put together coalition in more than a decade; Gantz said 'I intend to form a liberal unity government as I had promised voters'
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 6:16 pm
  • חאג
    Joint List MK expresses disappointment at prospect of unity government, says Netanyahu has created 'more social divisions than ever' and is to blame for stalled peace process; calls on Gantz to 'distance himself from those who have failed'
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 2:38 pm
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    Far-right leader and attorney who represents one of 14 soldiers from the Kfir Brigade, claims the incident began when one of the young Bedouin men threatened to stab the troops; says the footage of the brawl was doctored by Bedouin employees at the gas station
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 1:02 pm
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    Local media says Jerusalem preemptively bolstering defenses should Iran retaliate to ongoing series of attacks on its proxies attributed to IDF; sources says military will focus on deterring harder to detect, low-flying cruise missiles and drone strikes
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 11:54 am
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Ziad Al-Avid, an undocumented Palestinian from the West Bank, allegedly attacked the 11-month-old in a fit of rage after his girlfriend left the baby with him to go out partying; mother asked to see her child before burial
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 9:29 am
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    Although Lebanese media says Hezbollah is responsible for the downing, the TV station affiliated with the terror group reported the UAV was shot down by a resident of a village near the border with Israel
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 7:28 am
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    PM Scott Morrison says he'll ask the next Israeli government for a quick resolution to the extradition saga of former Melbourne school principle Malka Leifer, after meeting with 2 of her alleged victims
    Posted: October 23, 2019, 6:38 am
  • Photo: Wikimedia Commons
    'We were held hostage,' says local resident after Elad religious municipality left without lights, air conditioning and hot food for 11 hours as rabbi prevents emergency crew dispatched to mend outage from entering the city during Simchat Torah
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 9:06 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Yisrael Beytenu leader says prime minister abused his position to advance his own agenda, willing to drag country to third round of elections to suit his 'own personal motives'
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 8:12 pm
  • צילום: רונית גרוץ-חורי
    Rainfall accompanied by thunder expected all across the country, but meteorologists say that although the rain has arrived, temperatures show winter isn't coming any time soon
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 7:32 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג, צילום: הדס פרוש, פלאש 90
    After holding talks with parliament factions, president decides to task Gantz with government effort; Rivlin, Gantz set to give statements after official appointment
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 6:47 pm
  • צילום: MCT
    U.S. president praises PM in official letter, citing their strong fellowship and saying close ties between countries 'have never been more productive'
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 5:35 pm
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    The 50-year-old man, who appears to be a grandson of a Palestinian who helped save Jews during 1929 Hebron massacre, has been held for the past 2 weeks on pretext of assaulting his brother; meanwhile, the man says his siblings mercilessly beat him, while PA police gave him burns on his arms and legs
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 1:27 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    President's aide says he will invite Blue and White leader to put together next coalition after Netanyahu concedes defeat in mission and blames failure on what he called Gantz's intransigence and refusal to compromise
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 11:15 am
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Police suspect the 22 year-old-mother from Ashkelon left the infant, now in critical condition, with the undocumented Palestinian and went out to party; police asked for the mother's arrest to be extended, while the father - from local Bedouin community - was freed
    Posted: October 22, 2019, 9:51 am
  • צילום: עומר מירון/ לע"מ
    PM returns mandate to form government to President Rivlin; Gantz will have 28 days to establish government; Blue and White: 'Determined to form unity government'
    Posted: October 21, 2019, 7:07 pm
  • צילום: מועצה אזורית מנשה
    Heads of regional councils plead with PM to repair breaches in West Bank security barrier, warning it is no longer effective in preventing terror attacks, say appeals to the military have gone unanswered
    Posted: October 21, 2019, 12:48 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Israeli security analyst: Attendance at two-day summit alongside Saudi Arabia, UAE is part of an effort by Jerusalem to strengthen its ties with Arab states also concerned about Iran threat
    Posted: October 21, 2019, 11:38 am
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Police say that the suspects, who hold French and Italian citizenship, were pretending to be senior executives of large companies seeking to make urgent money transfers; suspects deny all allegations
    Posted: October 20, 2019, 12:58 pm
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    Shin Bet, IDF and police agree on joint effort 'to counter this grave phenomenon' after soldier lightly hurt in overnight attack; Kochavi instructs security forces to track down perpetrators; Netanyahu: Zero tolerance for those who raise a hand against our soldiers
    Posted: October 20, 2019, 12:41 pm
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    IDF says group of some 30 settlers also slashed tires of troops' vehicle, soldiers responded by firing into the air in latest incident near Yitzhar settlement; army condemns attack, saying it 'views such incidents in a very harsh light'
    Posted: October 20, 2019, 8:39 am
  • צילום: EPA
    The army is seeking to create more options for members of the community that will give them opportunities before, during and after military service, including academic and vocational tracks, and a new academy is currently training 25 Bedouin recruits earmarked for senior roles
    Posted: October 19, 2019, 4:31 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    'I kept saying we should escape, but my husband always said there are Americans, Britain, France, and they won't abandon us' said newly displaced Salwa Hanna now seeking safety in a refugee camp
    Posted: October 18, 2019, 7:58 pm
  • צילום: אלי מנדלבאום
    Trump's Syria about-face was the latest in recent decisions that have stirred discomfort within Netanyahu's conservative cabinet, which had previously seen itself and the Trump administration as marching in lockstep
    Posted: October 18, 2019, 11:16 am
  • צילום: AFP
    All military operations would be paused to allow pullback of Kurdish YPG militia over 120-hour period from swathe of land designated by Turkey to turn into "safe zone" for Syrian refugees
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 7:51 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    PM presents new five-point outline for establishment of unity government alongside Blue and White and right-wing bloc; Blue and White reject proposal, labeling it a spin
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 4:09 pm
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    Military says no injuries or damage caused in incident near border with Strip, UAV taken by IDF for further examination; Israel previously concerned that drone attacks could become a new threat to troops serving along the Gaza border
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 1:57 pm
  • צילום: נועה לביא, ynet ו״ידיעות אחרונות״
    A decade of government neglect has taken its toll on what should be the international face of Israel, and when Naama Isschar's mother sought help in freeing her daughter from a Russian prison, she says the ministry was ineffective
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 10:32 am
  • Photo: Twitter
    The meeting of congressional leaders came after the House voted, 354-60, to overwhelmingly oppose the president's announced U.S. troop withdrawal, in a rare bipartisan rebuke
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 9:09 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Trump's failure to deter Turkish assault on Kurds and his embrace of Turkish talking points about former U.S. allies sparks bipartisan outrage
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 8:05 am
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    Although Russia is third most-popular travel destination for Israelis, travel website reports drop in demand for flights and reservations to the country following 26-year-old's detention at Moscow airport with small amount of marijuana in her bags
    Posted: October 17, 2019, 6:14 am
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Police claim they arrive at crime scenes in Arab towns after evidence has been tampered with because they require back up and special forces to operate there
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 8:48 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Commitment includes pledge to thwart any new legislation should Gantz form next government; Bennett and Shaked balk at demand, saying they do not need to sign a document to prove their loyalty
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 8:32 pm
  • צילום: gettyimages
    Trump plays down crisis sparked by Turkish operation against Syrian Kurds, says U.S. allies in fight against Islamic State are 'not angels'; secretary of state and VP due in Ankara for Erdogan talks
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 5:32 pm
  • Photo: Courtesy
    14-year-old Asher Hazut from Be'er Sheva was critically injured when the lightning hit him and four other family members as they took a Sukkot trip to Zikim beach; his sister-in-law in serious condition and three others moderately hurt
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 3:22 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Families of prisoners - believed to be affiliated with Hamas - gathered outside Red Cross offices in Gaza City, calling to end 'torture' of the detainees in Saudi prisons; authorities in the kingdom have intensified crackdown on Islamic groups and their supporters
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 12:27 pm
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    Officials at Barzilai Medical Center say the condition of 14-year-old Asher Hazut continues to be 'very serious'; condition of 4 other family members hurt in the incident has improved; 'We ask that you continue praying for our children's well-being,' says the mother
    Posted: October 16, 2019, 8:22 am
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    Unnamed 19-year-old says she was pushed by Cypriot authorities to retract claims of gang rape by 12 young Israelis at hotel in Aiya Napa in July; I felt my life was in danger,' she says
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 9:47 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Fiona Hill tells impeachment probe that former national security advisor was concerned about Trump's personal lawyer and former New York mayor, seeing him and his dealings in Ukraine as dangerous and potentially volatile
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 6:34 pm
  • צילום: בראל אפרים
    All the injured are members of same family from Be'er Sheva; 21-year-old woman in serious condition, three others aged 24, 17 and 13 also suffered moderate injuries in incident on Zikim beach near Ashkelon
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 6:06 pm
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    Naama Issachar is serving a 7.5-year sentence in Russia for having 9 grams of marijuana in her bag during a stopover in Moscow en route from India to Israel in April
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 5:51 pm
  • צילום: טל אהרונוביץ, TPS
    Meteorologists say an atmospheric phenomenon where warm wind in lower layers of the atmosphere clashes with cold wind of the higher layers, lead to unseasonably hot temperatures coupled with sporadic rain showers
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 11:15 am
  • צילום: AP ,MCT
    Naama Issachar's attorneys officially appeal the 7.5 year prison term and warn Israel against extraditing the Russian national suspected of cyber offences against the Americans
    Posted: October 15, 2019, 8:14 am
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    Government officials estimate hacker will be extradited to U.S. after PM rules out any possibility of potential trade deal between cyber felon and Israeli jailed in Russia
    Posted: October 14, 2019, 6:57 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    'This is the most beautiful day in my life,' says Yasser Al-Mishal, president of Saudi Football Federation; team due to play Palestinian national squad in West Bank on Tuesday for World Cup qualifier
    Posted: October 14, 2019, 3:35 pm
  • צילום: נועה לביא
    In letter to her daughter Naama, Yaffa Issachar says they now understand why her charges for forgetting small amount of marijuana en route from India were suddenly increased; expresses hope that Rivlin's appeal to Putin for a pardon will be granted
    Posted: October 14, 2019, 2:12 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Move could trigger military confrontation between Syrian army and Turkey as well as resurgence of Islamic State, after Trump pulls U.S. troops from area
    Posted: October 14, 2019, 7:11 am
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    In a letter addressed to the Russian leader, Rivlin asks for Putin's 'personal intervention' to grant Naama Issachar - jailed for 7.5 years after 9 grams of cannabis were found in her luggage as she transited through a Moscow airport - an 'extraordinary pardon'
    Posted: October 13, 2019, 3:28 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Cash-strapped PA reverses refusal to accept monies collected on its behalf over deducation of stipends for terrorists and their families, earning condemnation from those who had salaries cut for months
    Posted: October 12, 2019, 11:32 am
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    According to his statement Netanyahu said he had twice discussed Issachar’s case with Russian President Vladimir Putin and that Israel would 'continue to exert every effort to free (her) and return her to her family'
    Posted: October 12, 2019, 6:44 am
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    Supreme Court rules the former high school principal - wanted by Australian police on 74 sexual assault charges, including rape - poses a flight risk after Jerusalem District Court ordered for the alleged sex-offender to be freed under house arrest
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 7:26 pm
  • צילום: עודד טרטמן
    Terror group's official Basem Naim comes out against 'sinful attack' in the city of Halle that left 2 people dead, writing on his Twitter account that 'terrorism is a danger to all of us' and Palestinians 'feel the pain of terror the most'
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 7:01 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    PM warns against 'ethnic cleansing of the Kurds' by Turkey and its allies and says Israel is ready to provide humanitarian aid to the 'gallant Kurdish people'; Turkey launched a large-scale offensive against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria on Wednesday
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 2:26 pm
  • צילום: יונתן בלום
    Some of the country's leading writers, entertainers, researchers and scientists seek amendment to controversial legislation so that it not only defines Israel as the nation state of the Jewish people but also as homeland of the minorities that live in it
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 9:19 am
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    Procession of vehicles organized by NGO in protest at what it says is lack of police response to spiralling murder rate amd violent crime in sector
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 8:52 am
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    Turkish defense minister announces air and artillery strikes on multiple targets in widely condemned incursion; SDF say at least 8 dead, dozens hurt on first day of operation Erdogan says will create create a 'safe zone' along shared border
    Posted: October 10, 2019, 8:11 am
  • Photo: AP
    It was unclear whether the pause affected every aspect of U.S.-partnered operations against Islamic State or whether there might be exceptions while U.S. military was not immediately available for comment
    Posted: October 9, 2019, 6:21 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In its call for a general mobilization, the local civilian Kurdish authority known as the Autonomous Administration of North and East Syria asked the global community to live up to its responsibilities as 'a humanitarian catastrophe might befall our people'
    Posted: October 9, 2019, 5:55 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government voiced outrage over the attack on Yom Kippur and urged tougher action against anti-Semitic violence; 'We must all act against anti-Semitism' said German Foreign Minister Heiko Mass
    Posted: October 9, 2019, 5:24 pm
  • קרדיט: shutterstock
    New campaign hopes to expose what it calls double-standard policy of social media giant in dealing with Israeli and Palestinian incitement
    Posted: October 8, 2019, 2:29 pm
  • צילום: רז גרוס
    Former PM aide and senior cabinet minister appears to be one of the few members of the ruling faction that no longer blindly follows Israel's leader and says he is 'ready' to run if there is a race for the party's leadership
    Posted: October 8, 2019, 11:36 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Senator among numerous Republicans criticizing president's sudden decision to essentially abandon Kurdish allies in fight against Islamic State, says withdrawal would open door for Iran to gain more of a foothold in war-torn country
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 6:11 pm
  • צילום: דוד רובינגר, יוסי רוט
    The day after the Yom Kippur War began with a surprise Arab attack on the holiest day of the Jewish calendar, both IDF Chief of Staff David Elazar and Defense Minister Moshe Dayan warned that the conflict could lead to the destruction of the 25-year-old country
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 4:20 pm
  • צילום: אבי מועלם
    Public Security and Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan draws ire of Joint List leader who calls the remarks 'racist' and accuses the minister of victim blaming; comments come in wake of protests against lack of police response to rise of violence in Israel's Arab communities
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 11:57 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    NGO says elimination in new Palestinian textbooks of any reference to Israel, the Jewish people and peace dashed hopes for reformation of Palestinian curriculum
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 10:10 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Foreign minister claims Aviv Kochavi admitted to have approved publication of a foiled Iranian drone attack by Israeli military in August; Katz attacked Blue and White NK Yair Lapid for suggesting earlier ambiguity was ended due to Netanyahu's personal interests
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 8:53 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Netanyahu's pre-trial hearings are set to wrap up with a case which alleges that Israel's leader and Yedioth Ahronoth publisher had a quid pro quo of positive coverage for prime minister and his wife in exchange for weakening of rival newspaper
    Posted: October 7, 2019, 6:42 am
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    Thousands have taken to the street in recent days to demonstrate against the government's lack of action as violence spirals in their communities; "If nothing is done, we'll take the law into our own hands," warns one protester
    Posted: October 6, 2019, 6:59 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Another intelligence official presents first-hand knowledge of some allegations involving initial whistleblower complaint, which triggered impeachment proceedings against the incumbent; however, other Republicans stand firmly in support of Trump
    Posted: October 6, 2019, 3:54 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Foreign minister says 'historic' initiative has full backing of PM, was presented to Arab counterparts during recent UN General Assembly; Israeli TV: Proposal aims to take advantage of shared concerns over Iran
    Posted: October 6, 2019, 9:09 am
  • צילום: טום לוי
    The southernmost resort city of Eilat experiences unexpected thunderstorms a day after light rain rocked central Israel and Jerusalem in stark contrast to forecast that promised clear skies and above average temperatures
    Posted: October 6, 2019, 8:36 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Netanyahu's lawyers arrive at the Justice Ministry to fend off allegations that Israel's leader received illicit gift from billionaires Arnon Milchan and James Packer worth a staggering NIS 1 million; 'There will be no choice but to close the cases,' say defense attorneys
    Posted: October 6, 2019, 7:04 am
  • צילום: AFP
    PA stopped taking money because of dispute with Israel over stipends paid to families of Palestinian terrorists, but souring financial situation and increasing instability force Ramallah to reconsider its policies
    Posted: October 4, 2019, 5:31 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    German Chancellor says there is no justification for verbal attacks on foreigners under guise of free speech and that such attacks threaten democracy in Germany
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 8:11 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Knife-wielding assailant kills four officers inside police HQ in Paris before being shot dead by first responder; officials decline to provide motive for attack
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 7:20 pm
  • באדיבות מפלגת הליכוד
    PM considers snap party leadership elections as two deadlocked general primary raise voices from within the party calling Netanyahu to step down
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 6:27 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Rivlin addresses newly sworn Knesset amid coalition chaos, calling lawmakers to join forces and lead Israel through challenges the country faces
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 3:16 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Blue and White No.2 calls on Netanyahu to step down as Likud leader due to his criminal investigations, allow new party head to emerge; Liberman praises Lapid move as 'smart and noble'
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 2:16 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    The 120-member plenum embarks on day of celebrations and ceremonies for second time in six months despite ongoing political uncertainty as Netanyahu struggles to put together a new government
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 12:30 pm
  • צילום: אבי מועלם
    Edelstein called Netanyahu's willingness to take a leave of absence an act of leadership saying the prime minister is pepared to pay the price in order to form a unity government
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 12:11 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Iranian media reports the 3 suspects in the alleged 'regional plot' to eliminate Qasem Soleimani were arrested and the planning of the conspiracy had taken 'several years' and required 500kg of explosives
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 10:53 am
  • צילום: AP
    Netanyahu and Yisrael Beytenu leader meet for the first time since the September elections in an attempt to form a new coalition, but Liberman's party says unity government is the only way to go
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 10:02 am
  • צילום: AP
    Netanyahu's lawyers, who spend 11 hours on Wednesday trying to persuade the attorney general not to indict Israel's leader on criminal corruption charges in 3 separate cases, arrived at the Justice Ministry for a second day of pre-trial hearings
    Posted: October 3, 2019, 6:52 am
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    We'll 'see if this is serious,' PM tells Yisrael Beytenu leader as Liberman says his party may present its own coalition plan after talks between Likud and Blue and White collapse again
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 5:48 pm
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    With 68 murders in the sector since start of the year, local leaders say police must take the phenomenon seriously and act to quell growing bloodshed; activists say indifference by authorities just as much to blame for the spiralling violence
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 3:55 pm
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    Yamina leader says the right-wing bloc is 'hardy like concrete' after PM meets with his allies at the same time his lawyers fend off allegations of corruption at a pre-indictment hearing; Likud also accuses Blue and White co-founder Yair Lapid of scuppering unity talks
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 12:39 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Former Melbourne high school principal Malka Leifer fighting extradition on grounds of mental unfitness, facing 74 counts of child abuse for allegedly assaulting three sisters over four-year period
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 12:17 pm
  • צילום: gettyimages
    Anti-Semitism rears its head in Germany, as neo Nazi protesters march uninterrupted in the city of Dortmund, holding Swastika flags, praising the Third Reich, and calling for the destruction of Israel
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 11:16 am
  • צילום: AP
    The head of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, Qassem Soleimani, claims the pair under constant surveillance of 'Israeli regime' and miraculously escaped the building that was bombed
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 10:35 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Netanyahu's legal team says a possible plea deal is not on the table as PM faces breach of trust, fraud and bribery charges in three criminal corruption investigations known as cases 1000, 2000 and 4000
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 8:24 am
  • Photo: AFP
    Some 300 protesters burn tires and hurl stones at security forces in Ramallah after Samer al-Arbid - arrested by Israel on suspicion of orchestrating a bomb attack that killed Rina Shnerb - hospitalized during interrogation by Israeli forces
    Posted: October 2, 2019, 7:01 am
  • צילום: יוסי לוין
    Thousands of our feathered friends are treated in the Israeli Wildlife Hospital, and often need to learn how to fly again following complicated surgeries; a new enclosure is set to allow them all the air time they need before to return to the wild
    Posted: October 1, 2019, 2:28 pm
  • Photo: AP
    A Palestinian official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Palestinian Authority was not involved in the decision to expand the permits, calling it a deal reached by Israel and Hamas
    Posted: October 1, 2019, 11:56 am
  • צילום: gettyimages, EPA
    With no guarantee that sanctions would be lifted, Rouhani feared he would be trapped in a headline grabbing encounter by the American president and refused to join the call
    Posted: October 1, 2019, 7:07 am
  • Photo: AFP
    Abdul Mahdi, who visited Saudi Arabia last week, also told Al Jazeera he believed the kingdom was looking for peace, in reference to heightened friction between Riyadh and Tehran following an attack on Saudi oil facilities
    Posted: September 30, 2019, 9:55 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Omar Abu Laila, a Europe-based Syrian activist from the eastern province of Deir el-Zour that borders Iraq, told the Associated Press that the opening of the crossing would chiefly benefit Iran and the militias allied with it
    Posted: September 30, 2019, 4:51 pm
  • צילום: AP, AFP
    Avichai Mandelblit, who intends to indict the prime minister for bribery, fraud and breach of trust, approved the PM's request made to hold the hearings over four days to ensure his lawyers would have sufficient time to present full arguments.
    Posted: September 29, 2019, 4:33 pm
  • צילום: עומר מירון/ לע"מ
    After Likud, Blue and White negotiators met Friday without success, and with each side blaming the other for the stalemate, the prime minister's party says he telephoned his political rival, the two will probably meet Wednesday for more talks
    Posted: September 29, 2019, 2:18 pm
  • באדיבות המשפחה
    The three suspects, all members of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, were arrested in a joint security operation involving the Shin Bet, IDF and Israeli police; the 17-year-old was killed in a West Bank bombing last month
    Posted: September 28, 2019, 7:43 pm
  • AFP
    Amer al-Fakhoury, who had been a senior warden at the infamous Khiyam prison, has gone home, and now the debate over the return of thousands who collaborated with Israel's 22-year occupation has flared up once again
    Posted: September 28, 2019, 4:38 pm
  • צילום: שמוליק דודפור
    'We are on the verge of the Iran situation blowing up,' Netanyahu ally Steinitz warns, while Blue and White says Likud is determined to drag country into third round of elections unless Gantz's party accedes to its terms and allows Likud leader to remain as PM despite criminal investigations
    Posted: September 27, 2019, 1:00 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In a speech at the U.N. General Assembly, Abbas firmly attacked Netanyahu's intention to annex territories; 'International community must put an end to Israeli aggression and arrogance'
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 9:25 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי, אמיל סלמן
    Attorney General Avicahi Mandelblit dismisses PM's request in harsh worded letter, calling it 'idle' and urging Netanyahu's attorneys to focus on defense arguments rather than media spins
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 7:34 pm
  • צילום: EPA, רויטרס
    Ze'ev Elkin says his party would be willing to discuss changes to existing recusal law, potentially creating a loophole that would allow Blue and White to join unity government even if prime minister were to face charges for alleged corruption
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 6:23 pm
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    Policewoman hurt in stabbing attack at one of Israel's most sensitive locations right before Jewish New Year in Jerusalem; forces arrive at scene, detain suspect
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 2:46 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    On cusp of Jewish year 5780, vast majority of Israelis say they are satisfied with their lives, the Central Bureau of Statistics finds, but more than one third say their financial situation could be better
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 2:44 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    The prime minister, who faces possible indictment in three criminal corruption cases, says 'the time has come for the public to hear everything' in a video message directed at attorney general
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 12:10 pm
  • צילום: אבי מועלם
    The report included a large number of examples the ministry of strategic affairs said were gathered from activists’ social media, such as a cartoon of Netanyahu holding a butcher’s axe flanked by Orthodox Jews and confronting Palestinian stone throwers
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 11:28 am
  • צילום: נחשון פיליפסון
    The industrial action - taken in response to Finance Ministry reneging on their promise not to cancel customary allowances for overseas delegates – was suspended after a short-term solution was found to the dispute
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 10:59 am
  • Photo: AFO, Eli Dasa
    Leader of the Arab-dominated party claims they were asked for 10 out of their 13 MKs to back Benny Gantz to form a new government since Blue and White believe if Netanyahu is tasked to form the coalition first, he will fail and lose backing of his allies
    Posted: September 26, 2019, 7:21 am
  • צילום: עמוס בן גרשום/ לע"מ
    PM now has 28 days to put together a coalition, with possible two-week extension; decision by Rivlin comes as negotiations by Likud and Blue and White on forming unity government end without success; officials from the two parties trade blame for breakdown of talks
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 7:21 pm
  • צילום: נפתלי איזנברג, תיעוד מבצעי - מד"א
    22-year-old sustained light to moderate wounds in stabbing close to Maccabim Junction on Route 443; rescue personnel treat victim at the scene; suspected attacker, a 14-year-old Palestinain teen, arrested by security forces as he tried to flee the scene
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 2:46 pm
  • Photo: i24news
    Fadi al-Hadami was arrested in June on the same charges of allegedly breaking a law prohibiting political activity by the Palestinian Authority though officials there say the activity was of a social and cultural nature
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 2:04 pm
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    Hassan Rouhani claims Israel treating IS fighters and arming them as well; Rouhani is set to meet French president, British PM for second time this week on sidelines of the UN General Assembly
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 12:58 pm
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    A Field hospital funded by private American money will provide treatment that had in the past necessitated travel outside the Strip to either Egypt, Israel or the Palestinian Authority
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 12:27 pm
  • צילום: עומר מירון/ לע"מ
    Likud is now leading a technical bloc of 55 of the 120 Knesset members made up of the far right and ultra-Orthodox partners in the outgoing coalition, with the final tally showing they now have 32 with United Torah Judaism down to seven seats
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 10:19 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Blue and White leader vows not to take part in any future Netanyahu government but doesn't rule out including Likud in unity government
    Posted: September 25, 2019, 8:56 am
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