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  • צילום: shutterstock
    While IDF accepts responsibility for attack on Latakia after initially remaining silent, army says it holds Syria and Iran responsible for forcing Israel to launch strike that triggered Syrian air defense systems and downed a Russian plane, killing all 15 people on board.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 2:52 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Taking extra precaution against possible terror attacks, Israel closes Erez and Kerem Shalom crossings in Gaza and imposes a closure around the West Bank until several hours after conclusion of 25-hour fast; medical teams placed on highest alert as fasting population prepares to go thirsty under Israel's blazing sun.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 12:19 pm
  • צילום:  עמית שעל
    During a ceremony honoring the fallen soldiers of the Paratroopers Brigade, IDF chief commends Fuld's efforts to prevent harm to others even after he was wounded; ‘he prevented a much bigger attack.’
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 10:08 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Moscow says Israel deliberately created a 'dangerous situation' by giving one minute's notice before allegedly launching an attack on coastal city of Latakia, which triggered Syrian air defense systems that downed a Russian military plane, killing all 15 people on board; vows 'appropriate response.'
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 9:21 am
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    Guards who grew suspicious of 16-year-old Khalil Jabarin who murdered Ari Fuld, prevented him from entering a shopping mall, but one guard, after checking his bag, failed to search his pockets where the knife was concealed.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 8:20 am
  • צילום: איליה ליפצקר
    Municipality issues apology for 'human error' to restaurant after inspectors arrive to shut it down in capital on weekend despite having permission to continue operations.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 7:32 am
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    US official says Assad's forces accidentally shot down reconnaissance plane during botched retaliation against alleged Israeli airstrikes on Syrian targets in Latakia; Russian defense ministry says one if its military aircraft with 15 people on board disappeared from radar screens while Israeli and French forces were mounting aerial attacks on targets in Syria.
    Posted: September 18, 2018, 6:15 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Army aircraft attacks terrorists after detecting them approaching the Israeli border to place a suspicious object; Gaza medics say 2 killed; 26 Palestinians wounded during mass protest on border fence.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:03 pm
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    According to official SANA news agency, Syria downed missiles launched at several locations in the coastal city; adds they are likely the result of Israeli strikes on a state technical company; Israel has yet to comment.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 9:03 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Locked grenade attached to a balloon lands in peanut field near communities surrounding Gaza; police close roads to traffic while a sapper operates at the scene; no casualties reported.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:08 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Justice Minister Shaked pans opposition for degrading court during Knesset discussion titled 'Minister of Justice's attack on High Court of Justice'; opposition MKs slam the minister's approach towards the court and her conduct regarding the appointment of the next police chief.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 6:53 pm
  • צילום: רובי דמלין, פורום המשפחות השכולות הישראלי-פלסטיני
    US decision to cut funding for Palestinians harms coexistence initiatives like joint Israeli-Palestinian bereaved families forum working for reconciliation.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 6:03 pm
  • Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 28 pro-regime Syrian fighters were killed in Israeli attacks on war-torn country since April.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 5:27 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, MCT
    Following expulsion of Israeli ambassador in Ankara four months ago, the two countries are reportedly in negotiations over possible normalization of diplomatic ties; Defense Minister Lieberman and President Erdogan visit capital of Azerbaijan at same time.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 3:31 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Medical source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, says that an 11-year-old boy, whose death during last week's Gaza protest was attributed to Israeli gunfire, 'died of a head injury'; evidence points to boy being killed by stone thrown during violent riots.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 2:42 pm
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Lieberman seeks identity of Israeli official who US prosecutors say collaborated with Trump's former campaign strategist during Obama administration to discredit Ukrainian opposition leader as having links to anti-Semitic party; Lieberman denies being unnamed suspect, says he has never met or spoken to Paul Manafort.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 12:49 pm
  • צילום: דובר צהל
    In letter also written to security leaders, defense minister tells Mandelblit that decision not to demolish house of Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel who murdered Adiel Kolman due to terrorist's alleged mental illness, will damage Israel's deterrence and encourage future attacks.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:37 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Day after American-Israeli is stabbed to death in Gush Etzion by 16-year-old Khalil Jabarin from Yatta, security forces begin preparing family home for demolition, confiscate work permit from family members.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 10:08 am
  • צילום: אריאל חרמוני, משרד הביטחון
    Following revelations of establishment of committee that would consider parole requests of terrorists who serve life sentences, defense minister announces he instructed to halt proceedings pending further discussions with military advisors.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 9:19 am
  • צילום: AP
    Arrested during his protest against Khan al-Ahmar's demolition, American-French law professor Frank Romano returns to village and declares ‘I can continue the struggle with you.’
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:29 am
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    Ari Fuld’s social media posts slammed Netanyahu for ‘shameful behavior’ in apologizing after Shin Bet detained left-wing American-Jewish left-wing journalist Peter Beinart at Ben Gurion Airport.
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 8:15 am
  • צילום: אלישע בן קימון
    Thousands mourn loss of 45-year-old, US-born Israel activist who was stabbed to death in Gush Etzion by Palestinian terrorist and buried in Kfar Etzion; ‘I don’t know how I’ll go on without you,’ says widow, while his son praises Fuld as a 'fighter, and this is how he died;' Fuld's father recalls a son who was 'so strong, so full of life, who celebrated every moment, every breath.'
    Posted: September 17, 2018, 7:03 am
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    Joined by Naftali Bennett in condolence visit to family Ari Fuld, Netanyahu says ‘We owe our lives to heroes like Ari, we will always remember him.’
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:57 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    After Trump administration orders closure of PLO offices in Washington as part of bid to force Palestinians back to the negotiating table with Israel, Al Jazeera says Husam Zomlot has been instructed to leave with his family, whose bank accounts have all also been frozen.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:42 pm
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    Border Police officer sustains injuries to the head while assisting in rescue efforts; 3 Palestinian suspected of hurling stones at bus detained, taken for questioning.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 8:51 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    After being criticized for refusing to extend term of police commissioner, record shows Minister Erdan, as an opposition MK, once supported proposal but in 2016 rejected it.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:02 pm
  • צילום: ראובן קסטרו
    After Ari Fuld—an American who immigrated to Israel—was stabbed to death by a 16-year-old terrorist in Gush Etzion, US Ambassador to Israel lauds him as 'a passionate defender of Israel.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 6:25 pm
  • צילום: AP
    As IDF draft law threatens to dismantle government and bring country into early elections, PM tells coalition leaders he is considering lowering threshold by half a percent in move that is likely intended to ensure that small right-wing parties can rejoin his coalition in event of Likud electoral victory; Right-wing parties, however, reject idea.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 5:29 pm
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    After father of four, Ari Fuld, is stabbed to death in Gush Etzion, Gaza-ruling terror group praises 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist, says attack reflects Palestinian people's 'will to continue the Jerusalem intifada'; Islamic Jihad says stabbing a 'natural response' to 'crimes perpetrated by the Zionist terrorists against our people.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 3:54 pm
  • צילום: AP
    An opposition lawmaker is calling on prime minister to dismiss Ron Dermer for ‘ignoring his legal obligation’ and failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide; PM has yet to comment on the affair.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 1:07 pm
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    40-year-old Ari Fuld, father of 4, dies after being stabbed by a Palestinian teenager from a village near Hebron in terror attack at entrance of local mall, visited by Israeli and Palestinian residents; Fuld, who lived in Efrat, managed to shoot and neutralize his attacker.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 9:35 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Some 500 demonstrators hurl rocks and burn tires in weekly 'March of Return' protests along Gaza border fence, which unusually continued for an additional day; IDF said Palestinians threw three grenades and a pipe bomb at forces which prompted Israeli troops to respond with crowd dispersal measures.
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:50 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Reports in Yedioth Ahronoth suggest a committee is expected to be set up, which will examine a possibility of shortening prison sentences of those who have been given terms of life imprisonment by military courts in West Bank; Defense Minister Lieberman: 'No terrorist will have his sentence shortened by even one hour.'
    Posted: September 16, 2018, 7:23 am
  • צילום: מתוך סוכנות הידיעות סאנא
    Syrian media reports that 'Syrian defense systems were activated and a number of missiles were intercepted'; IDF: 'Israel does not comment on foreign reports'; earlier, loud explosions were reported but Syria claimed that it was part of 'controlled detonation of terrorist tunnels.'
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 9:03 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Police detains 3 activists including American-French Humanities Professor, Frank Romano, for allegedly trying to block Israeli troops from demolishing a Bedouin encampment in the West Bank.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 7:23 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    The court rules that the two young east Jerusalem residents suspected of setting fire to the nature reserve had no nationalist motive; the suspect arrest is extended by 5 days; police: 'they were running away from police, driving 160 KPH'; the suspects deny these claims.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 5:52 pm
  • צילום: יונתן זינדל / פלאש90, מוטי קמחי
    In an unprecedented ruling, the Jerusalem District Court recognizes the Jewish status of a woman who converted in a private religious court; Ultra-Orthodox MKs slam the 'earth shattering' ruling, while Deri tries to minimize its significance.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 4:09 pm
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    Dozens of members of the ultra-Orthodox community protest against light rail construction works in Bnei Brak; say will not allow Shabbat desecration; most of the construction workers on site are Chinese.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 11:48 am
  • צילום: AP
    After strings of actions taken by the Trump administration against the Palestinians, white House will cut the last funding channel aiding them, as reported by the New York Times; Conflict Management and Mitigation Program to be denied access of $10 million in funds.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 10:06 am
  • צילום: AP
    After the New York Times publishes details regarding the sexual harassment allegations made against PM Benjamin Netanyahu's foreign media spokesman, Israeli Amb. to the US Ron Dermer acknowledges he 'received a phone regarding behavior attributed to Keyes;' adds PM wasn't informed.
    Posted: September 15, 2018, 7:20 am
  • צילום: עידו כהן
    Lt. Gen. Gadi Eisenkot says IDF soldiers have to refuse to obey ‘blatantly illegal orders’ that contradict their ‘values and beliefs’; during meeting with religious military cadets at Har Etzion Yeshiva the chief of staff also praised those in religious communities who perform military service.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 7:32 pm
  • צילום: באדיבות המשפחה
    In an unprecedented decision, Jerusalem District Court rules that Palestinian Authority directly aided a suicide bombing in which a couple, Gadi and Tzipi Shemesh—who were on their way from a pregnancy test, was murdered more than 16 years ago.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 5:37 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Gaza's Health Ministry says a 14-year-old boy and a 30-year-old man were among those killed by IDF forces as clashes erupted between Israeli troops and some 13,000 Palestinian demonstrators who massed at several points near the fence; IDF officer lightly wounded.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 4:56 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Masada-Armour comes up with a unique solution to prevent school shooting fatalities by unveiling a bulletproof backpack that can transform into a vest; company says product can block handgun bullets and even rifle fire.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 3:41 pm
  • צילום: AFP ,AP
    Wall Street Journal’s opinion editor at the time, Bret Stephens, allegedly told Ron Dermer that David Keyes, who is now at the center of a sexual assault scandal, posed a risk to women: called him 'a disgrace as a Jew.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 1:08 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Bomb, found earlier this week, is second to have been neutralized by sappers; incendiary balloons also discovered in Eshkol Regional Council and in children's playground in Kiryat Gat; no injuries reported and no fire ignited.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 11:27 am
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    Culture and sports minister laments European Broadcasting Union's announcement that 2019 contest will be hosted in Tel Aviv instead of in the capital; Ze’ev Elkin, Jerusalem mayoral candidate, says he's not surprised by Europe's position.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 10:05 am
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    Less than 24 hours after a large explosive device was placed on the Gaza border fence, IDF force identifies three Palestinian suspects crawling near the fence, one of whom threw a pipe bomb at the troops, who responded with live rounds; no casualties reported; Palestinians release video footage showing several men breaking through the fence, setting it aflame.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 8:57 am
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    As Bezeq-Walla case continues, judge says that while Sara Netanyahu is not facing money laundering charges, she did illegally attempt to influence news coverage; Police: investigation proceeding far from over.
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 8:17 am
  • צילום: AP, MCT
    Trump's son-in-law and special Mideast advisor says Palestinians have been vilifying the US administration and added that the millions of dollars given to UNRWA over the years had turned into a program of entitlement which did little to make Palestinians self-reliant; blasts 'too many false realities that people worship' that 'needed to be changed.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 7:37 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Trump's special Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt says Washington 'ready for criticism from all sides' when long-awaited peace plan is unveiled, but says only Israelis and Palestinians can decide to make peace; also emphasizes 'there are no compromises on Israel's security needs.'
    Posted: September 14, 2018, 6:39 am
  • צילום: גיל יוחנן
    Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan announces 3 candidates to replace outgoing Police Commissioner Alsheikh, raising suspicions that his ousting is connected to PM probes.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 9:37 pm
  • צילום: אביהו שפירא
    After years of supplying humanitarian aid, including medical supplies and food, to thousands of Syrian civilians wounded in the Syrian civil war, IDF winds down Operation Good Neighbor as Assad regains control over the country; 'This was another expression of the values that guide the IDF's actions,' says military.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 6:55 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Yisrael Katz warns that if Iran continues to push forward with nuclear program, it risks facing a 'direct threat from the United States and its allies.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 5:57 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After a dozen women claim they were sexually harassed, aggressively hit on by PM's foreign media spokesman, David Keyes steps down while vigorously denying allegations; ‘I have asked to take time off to clear my name. I am fully confident that the truth will come out,’ Keyes says.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 4:33 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Giora Epstein, a recipient of the IDF's medal of distinguished service, who downed 17 aircraft—the most of any pilot in the modern fighter jet era— is awarded the rank of brigadier-general at IAF ceremony.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 4:21 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Israel invests $2,713 per toddler compared to OECD average of $12,400; academics agree on importance of early childhood education for future scholastic achievement; overcrowded classrooms, low teachers wages remain.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 3:36 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    UAE-based newspaper reports that an agreement has been made between two countries for the sale of advanced air defense system, following an American intervention and a promise that deal would not harm Israel's security; report says first battery will be transferred to Gulf state in December; Ministry of Defense denies existence of such a deal.
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 2:16 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following months of speculation, European Broadcasting Union announces that next year's Eurovision Song Contest will be held in Tel Aviv and not in Israel's capital of Jerusalem; EBU’s Executive Supervisor: 'Tel Aviv provides the best overall setup for the world's largest live music event.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 11:29 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following High Court of Justice's ruling that Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar can legally be torn down, bulldozers move into encampment and dismantle shacks build by Palestinian protesters; Bedouin resident: 'My children are afraid, every vehicle that comes here frightens them.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 8:58 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Following several incidents along southern border over Rosh Hashanah, IDF forces locate a bomb planted not far from security fence, which according to IDF, confirms Hamas wants to 'preserve confrontation in the border area.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 8:31 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Father of Duvdevan soldier murdered by Hamas activist three months ago writes letter to Central Command chief asking him to stop delaying execution of demolition orders and tear down terrorist's family home; 'Ronen was murdered three and a half month ago, and terrorist's house is still standing.'
    Posted: September 13, 2018, 7:27 am
  • צילום: עמיר אלוני, רשות הטבע והגנים
    Following a mass fire destroying Tuesday hundreds of Dunams of the nature reserve near the Dead Sea, blaze sparks again; fire department manages to put out the flames.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 8:30 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, AP
    After string of decisions taken by the US regarding the Palestinians, over than 60% oppose resuming dialogue with Americans; 53% back state in areas captured by Israel in Six-Day war, while only 24% in favor of one-state solution.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 6:56 pm
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא, מוטי קמחי
    Iris Stark and Yaakov Nagel who are close associates of Netanyahu withdraw from Advisory Committee for the Appointment of Senior Officials following a petition filed with the High Court of Justice against their membership due to conflict of interest.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 4:35 pm
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    Education Department reopens case quashed by Obama administration that caused critics to accuse former president of ignoring rising hostility in colleges toward Jews during anti-Israel protest.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 1:06 pm
  • צילום: shutterstock
    Owner of Kiryat Ono-based company says he has 'nothing against Arabs,' but employing mainly Jewish staff pacifies Jews ‘afraid of some sort of terror attack.’
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 12:17 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    During weekly Cabinet remarks, Netanyahu laments Palestinian refusal to enter into peace negotiations with Israel, while slamming them for attacking the country 'with false claims in international forums'; PM scathes Europe's 'unacceptable' 'appeasing' of Iran.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 11:49 am
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Following police claims that alibi of two Palestinian suspects allegedly involved in nature reserve fire is not corroborated by forensic evidence, court extends arrest of perpetrators by two days; defense attorneys say even if defendants are guilty, attack was not nationalistically motivated.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 9:33 am
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    Body of Bar Bonen, 36—who volunteered to fight in the Georgian Legion in Ukraine in struggle against separatists—found in apartment with gunshot wounds to head; police say he committed suicide, but fellow fighters insist he ‘loved life’, while legion commander says facts are ‘not consistent with the investigation’s version.’
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 8:07 am
  • באדיבות בעל הדירה
    Former IDF soldier who fought in Operation Protective Edge and served in the Givati Brigade for three years says he has never encountered any racism before returning to his family home in Giv'at ha-Moreh in northern Israeli city where he discovered 'death to Arabs' written on his front door.
    Posted: September 12, 2018, 6:35 am
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    Following their meeting with foreign ministers of EU and Luxembourg, MKs Ahmad Tibi and Jamal Zahalka meet with Secretary General of Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit, who calls law 'racist' and vows to take action against contentious legislation.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 8:46 pm
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    Gudat Abdullah Omar from Jericho, is charged with falsely identifying as American Jewish citizen Joe Thomas for several years who was able to live and work in Israel; defendant reportedly has a rich criminal past, spent years behind bars for sexual and violent offences.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 6:32 pm
  • צילום: AP
    US national security advisor says closure of Palestinian offices in Washington will not end prospects for achieving peace and Trump administration's Mideast plan will soon be officially unveiled; Bolton also threatens International Criminal Court and calls it 'illegitimate.'
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 5:52 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After High Court of Justice allowed for Khan al-Ahmar to be legally torn down, Palestinian officials file war crime complaint against Israel with International Criminal Court over planned displacement of Bedouin encampment.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 2:10 pm
  • צילום: AP
    In an exclusive AP interview, Iran’s nuclear chief expresses hope atomic deal between Tehran and world powers survives, but warns the program will be in a stronger position than ever if not; implies Israel to pay price for scientists' assassinations.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 11:09 am
  • צילום: יואב זיתון
    Every infantry soldier has been required in the past year to undergo simulation training to be qualified as a combat soldier; simulation systems offer vast variety of scenarios including stabbing and ramming attacks.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 10:19 am
  • צילום: דוברות כב"ה מחוז יו"ש
    Fire breaks out in Einot Tzukim nature reserve near Dead Sea; police conduct a chase at the end of which 3 suspects are detained with funnels in their vehicle and a strong smell of gasoline from their clothes.
    Posted: September 11, 2018, 9:12 am
  • Photo: AP
    Following High Court of Justice decision to allow Khan al-Ahmar to be legally torn down, several European countries issue a rare joint statement warning Israel against planned demolition and displacement of Bedouin encampment, which in their words will damage prospects of two state solution.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 6:41 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After days of speculation, State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert officially announces that offices of Palestinian Liberation Organization in US capital will be shut down due to refusal of Palestinian officials to conduct 'meaningful negotiations with Israel'; Saeb Erekat calls move 'a punishment for working with the International Criminal Court against Israeli war crimes.'
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 5:25 pm
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    Following months of kites and balloons terrorism, Gazans appear to have weaponized yet another tool as they set fire to dozens of tires and set them afloat on rafts in an attempt to reach Israel's maritime border; meanwhile, dozens of Palestinian boats try to approach Israeli waters prompting IDF to fire warning shots.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 4:31 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    In interview with Radio Darom, GOC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi says 'I think it will be wrong to deceive ourselves'; adds occupying Gaza won't help Israel's security.
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 10:20 am
  • צילום: רויטרס, AP
    According to early draft of Trump’s national security advisor's remarks reviewed by Wall Street Journal, 'The Trump administration will not keep the office open when the Palestinians refuse to take steps to start direct and meaningful negotiations with Israel.'
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 8:48 am
  • צילום: shutterstock
    In anticipation of the Jewish new year, US President Donald Trump says 'The Jewish people endured and overcome unthinkable persecution and suffering. Yet, despite challenges they have saved, their strength and perseverance continue to inspire us all,' while Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif wishes all his 'Jewish compatriots and Jews worldwide a very Happy New Year.'
    Posted: September 10, 2018, 7:38 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    In remarks made in English for Rosh Hashanah, Netanyahu lauds Jewish achievements since the Holocaust, emphasizing its ‘progressive, enlightened, advanced’ character; urging Jews around the world to embrace a fellow Jew, PM invites them to ‘come to Israel for a visit, stay.’
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 7:32 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Three more Palestinians detained by IDF following their efforts to breach Gaza border fence; caught with 2 knives, and taken for questioning.
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 5:42 pm
  • צילום: ישי פורת
    Officer suspected of robbing Palestinian vehicles joined by his family in attacking Moshe Mizrahi as latter captures assault on film; cop claims camera was pushed in his face.
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 4:58 pm
  • צילום: עידו ארז
    Stas Misezhnikov, who headed the Tourism Ministry in 2010 and began serving a 15-month prison term last December for malfeasance, leaves Hermon Prison after eight months.
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 1:02 pm
  • צילום: מארק ניימן / לע"מ
    Delivering recorded remarks as Jews around the world prepare to celebrate the new year, president says that while sentiments of friendship are not always clear and while divisions are often rife, Jews should 'reflect on what we share', face the challenges ahead 'together' and as 'friends.'
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 12:22 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Michal Salomon, who lost her husband and two family members in a brutal 2017 stabbing attack as they celebrated their Shabbat meal, describes soldier who shot the terrorist through a window as a 'quiet and modest hero.'
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 9:26 am
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    Yael Weissman, whose husband, Yanai, was murdered in 2016 in a supermarket by 2 teenage Palestinian terrorists, pens letter to judges as they prepare to hand down their sentence, explaining the 'huge empty void' left by his death; ‘These wretched murderers deserve the death penalty.’
    Posted: September 9, 2018, 6:45 am
  • צילום: יריב כץ
    Amad Agbar, who stabbed 4 people in Tel Aviv a year and a half ago, receives 25 years in jail; Palestinian who stabbed two police officers including Tzipi Yaakobian in Jerusalem’s old city two years ago gets 35 years.
    Posted: September 8, 2018, 9:52 pm
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    Following IDF decision to halt demolition of house belonging to Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel who stabbed to death Adiel Kolman, posters attacking Maj. Gen. Sharon Afek are put up in a terrorist's hometown of Aqraba in West Bank; 'Thank you, Major General,' posters read cynically.
    Posted: September 8, 2018, 7:08 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס, AP
    State Department official claims US president is expected to cancel $25 million of aid funds intended for oncological treatments in six eastern Jerusalem hospitals, according to an NPR report; Trump says he is aware move will draw fire.
    Posted: September 8, 2018, 5:32 pm
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    Following release of footage showing 16-year-old Ahmad Abu Tayoor being shot to death by Israeli forces during violent border clashes, IDF says it will investigate events that lead to alleged killing of Abu Tayoor and another Palestinian teen on Friday.
    Posted: September 8, 2018, 4:23 pm
  • צילום: חיים צח/ לע"מ
    According to Haaretz and Israeli Television News Company, Sara Netanyahu employed former media advisor for 2 years without paying him; she says Hefetz offered to work for free, adding she paid him after State Comptroller said she should.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 9:45 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Despite Israel believes Paraguay's decision to move embassy to Tel Aviv was due to Arab pressure, sources say Paraguayan officials' anger about Israel's behavior triggered decision; former Paraguayan president Horacio Cartes says 'Any nation that had turned its back on Israel, paid a very heavy price.'
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 6:23 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In response to rioters throwing grenades at soldiers, IDF aircraft shoot at Hamas post in northern strip; after causing severe damage to security infrastructure, additional Hamas post at southern strip is attacked; Palestinian teen killed during riots taking place in several locations along border fence.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 5:27 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    In trilateral summit attended by President Putin, Rouhani and Erdogan to discuss war in Syria and looming battle in Idlib, Iranian president also calls on US to end intervention in the country, says terrorism must 'be uprooted in Syria, particularly in Idlib.'
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 2:33 pm
  • צילום: צביקה טישלר
    Palestinian teen provocateur's father tells Turkish news agency that planned trip to Europe via Jordan—where Tamimi intended to share her experience of imprisonment in Israel for assaulting an IDF soldier—was summarily stopped with no explanation provided.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 12:59 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    In display of support for new new Paraguayan president's reversal of commitment to move embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, Turkish ambassador will begin operating in Asuncion instead of Buenos Aires; Paraguay's president says Israel’s response to shut down Israeli mission was ‘a little exaggerated.’
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 10:50 am
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    Attack comes after terrorists seen launching flaming balloons and kites into Israeli territory, disrupting a prolonged period of relative calm on Israel’s volatile southern border as Hamas and Jerusalem continue talks to reach a long-term ceasefire.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 9:57 am
  • באדיבות מושיק גולסט
    Family members of Avera Mengistu and Hisham al-Sayed hold joint prayer service as they launch new international campaign to secure release of two Israeli citizens, said to be mentally ill, who have been held by Hamas for years since crossing into Gaza.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 8:59 am
  • צילום: רויטרס, אלכס קולומויסקי
    Judges freeze committee proceedings on appointment of new police chief and other public officials amid concern that two of the members are too close to Netanyahu; ‘PM cannot be involved,' says judge.
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 7:46 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    US vice president's office says he 'strongly encouraged' Paraguayan President Mario Abdo Benitez to follow through on Paraguay's commitment to move embassy to Jerusalem 'as a sign of the historic relationship the country has maintained with both Israel and the United States.'
    Posted: September 7, 2018, 6:37 am
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    Aziz Abu Sa’ara from the Al Quds Lana (Jerusalem is ours) List intends to enter uncharted territory by throwing his hat into the ring for the capital's upcoming mayoral race, insisting Jerusalem is not united.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 9:48 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Speaking in a conference call with Jewish leaders ahead of Rosh Hashanah, US president says his decision to stop all funds to Palestinian refugee agency carries a clear message: 'If you don’t make a deal, we’re not paying.'
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 7:59 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Foreign Policy magazine claims Israel recently ended a surreptitious program of providing succour to anti-Iranian and anti-ISIS fighters to prevent them establishing a foothold on Golan Heights; report machine guns and mortar shells were among equipment provided.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 6:58 pm
  • צילום: באדיבות המשפחה
    Family of Adiel Kolman, father of 4, who was stabbed to death in Jerusalem in March, decries IDF's decision not to demolish killer’s home that was made on grounds that he was suffering from mental problems; 'The terrorist had a clear mind to murder a Jew,' says letter written to army.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 5:30 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Lebanese army complains to UNIFIL saying Israeli bulldozers working on the barrier are encroaching on Lebanese side; IDF says barrier's purpose is to defend Israeli communities from Hezbollah, pointing to sporadic cross-border attacks on Israeli troops and civilians in recent years.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 2:01 pm
  • צילום: הילה זליגמן
    After several dozen former IPS, Police employees break into Prime Minister's Office, public security minister informs Netanyahu that the parties have yet to negotiate a deal; PM instructs Erdan, Kahlon to commence negotiations and present results within 45 days.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 1:21 pm
  • צילום: ראובן שוורץ
    Days before the EBU is expected to announce the competition's venue, Tel Aviv mayor sends letter to contest's supervisor elaborating why his city is the best choice of venue.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 11:56 am
  • צילום: AP
    Palestinian foreign minister persuades the new Paraguayan leadership to move embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv; Israel believes the decision was made amid Arab pressure and perhaps even a promise of future investment in country.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 11:21 am
  • צילום: ImageSat International ISI
    After Israel allegedly strikes on Syria, news agencies say Syrian air defenses 'downed number of rockets fired by Israel'; satellite footage show the damage caused.
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 9:27 am
  • צילום: דובר צהל
    Year and a half after terrorist Abd al-Rahman Bani Fadel stabs to death Adiel Kolman, army says his house won't be demolished due to his mental state; Kolman's family says, 'we don't accept decision, it should be thoroughly reexamined.'
    Posted: September 6, 2018, 7:47 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    After European Broadcasting Union (EBU) sent PM Netanyahu elaborating its demands regarding Eurovision Song Contest, interior minister says it pains him recreational activities in Israel are conducted on Jewish rest day; however, admits he understands 'where he lives.'
    Posted: September 5, 2018, 9:07 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    After Latin American country says it has decided to move its embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, PM tweets, 'Israel views with great severity the unusual decision by Paraguay that will strain the ties between the countries'; Palestinians claim they are responsible for decision.
    Posted: September 5, 2018, 6:32 pm
  • צילום: ענבר טויזר
    Former IPS, Police employees break into Prime Minister's Office in protest of government's failure to equate their wages to those of IDF's career soldiers; security guards leave their positions and instruct employees to secure classified documents; office's employees describe incident as 'serious security failure.'
    Posted: September 5, 2018, 3:45 pm
  • עמית גילוץ, בצלם
    Following an injunction that was issued against Khan al-Ahmar's demolition over a month ago, High Court of Justice rejects appeal and rules that village can legally be torn down; Defense Minister Lieberman praises decision calling judges 'brave' and adding that 'no one is above the law.'
    Posted: September 5, 2018, 11:26 am
  • צילום: יואב זיתון
    Following riots at Gaza Strip's main personnel crossing with Israel, which resulted in heavy damage to infrastructure, IDF announces closure of crossing until damages are repaired; entry in humanitarian cases is allowed with approval on individual basis.
    Posted: September 5, 2018, 10:23 am
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