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  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Ahead of arrival of US student accused of belonging to BDS movement, the Hebrew University reinforces its security; fellow student: 'she shouldn’t be here'; Hebrew University: 'we look forward to welcoming our newest student.'
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 7:20 pm
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    Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin, says Iran changed its strategy: instead of basing precision missile factories in Syria, they are transferring missile precision equipment to Hezbollah; Yadlin: 'If Israel doesn't do anything, the price will be paid in war.'
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 6:39 pm
  • צילום: דוד רובינגר
    A youth movements rally is held at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square where former prime minister Yitzhak Rabin was assassinated on November 4, 1995; at the ceremony marking the 23rd anniversary of his death, Rabin''s granddaughter slams elected officials:' if you do not stop the incitement against anyone who does not conform to your ideas—blood will be shed.'
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 4:52 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Following Jordanian King Abdullah's decision to exercise option of ending Israel's lease on two territories, which was done under peace treaty, Prime Minister Netanyahu promises to negotiate extending the agreement.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 2:02 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    The government votes to postpone the demolition of the Palestinian-Bedouin village by 'several weeks' in order to 'exhaust the negotiations for evacuation by agreement'; Shaked and Bennett vote against decision.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 1:44 pm
  • צילום: גילי סופר
    King Abdullah announces he intends to cancel appendices to the peace treaty which would end Israel's lease of Naharayim and Tzofar in the Arava, effectively nixing Israel's sovereignty over these territories 25 years after peace agreement was first signed.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 12:35 pm
  • Photo: EPA
    US treasury secretary met with Prime Minister Netanyahu in Jerusalem as part of his official Mideast tour; Mnuchin promises to 'make sure' Trump administration invests more in infrastructure and technology in Israel.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 12:12 pm
  • צילום: דוד רובינגר
    Thousands are expected to participate at the main rally in Tel Aviv's Rabin Square, where the former prime minister was assassinated on November 4, 1995; recent study shows 53% of Israeli Jews see anniversary as 'an ordinary day.'
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 10:51 am
  • צילום: שלמה מור
    Two corporals stationed at the Qalandiya border crossing suspected of stealing money from Palestinians going through the crossing and sexually assaulting two female tourists they were searching.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 10:27 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Following earlier reports suggesting the prime minister ordered to postpone the evacuation of the Palestinian-Bedouin encampment, Netanyahu says village 'will be evacuated,' in accordance with the court's decision; Bennett: 'Bayit Yehudi will make sure the demolition goes ahead.'
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 9:10 am
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    Western intelligence sources believe that a Fars Air Qeshm Boeing 747, very active on the Tehran-Damascus route, made an unusual flight to Beirut to deliver advanced weapons systems to Hezbollah, including GPS for precision missiles.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 7:27 am
  • צילום: AP
    The Americans are trying to pacify Abbas, who is furious over the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and bring him back to the negotiating table; however, Israel still has friends in Washington who will oppose such a move.
    Posted: October 21, 2018, 6:58 am
  • צילום: EPA
    Despite High Court approval, the demolition of the Bedouin-Palestinian village Khan al-Ahmar has been postponed; 'we will first exhaust negotiations,' said a source; Lieberman: 'the decision was made despite my strong objections.'
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 10:08 pm
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    A group of Palestinians cross into Israel, apparently on Saturday, and hang a picture of a ‘martyr’ on an abandoned sniper position; footage released by Palestinians demonstrates the ease with which Palestinians cross the fence; IDF emphasizes suspects were under constant observation.
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 7:55 pm
  • צילום: מאיר אוחיון
    First floods of the season hit the Arava streams: Due to stormy weather and floods in Eilat, the Arava region, Eilat airport closes and is set to reopen at 11pm, and Route 90 was blocked; the public is asked to stay away from these areas; airplanes on their way to Eilat turned back to Ben-Gurion and Sde Dov airports.
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 6:59 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    IAF aircraft attacks terrorist cell a responsible for launching incendiary balloons from the southern Gaza Strip into Israeli territory; Earlier Saturday fires broke out in Kissufim, Beeri, and Shokeda Forests located in the Gaza region; No injuries were reported.
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 4:21 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Opposition leader says Netanyahu's government moved on from official policy of trying to eliminate Gaza's rulers and now operates in accordance with a new policy hidden from public; Likud dismisses her comments, calling Livni a 'spokesperson' for Mahmoud Abbas; meanwhile, IAF strikes incendiary balloons unit.
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 2:04 pm
  • צילום: יאיר שגיא
    Aharon Barak says democratic rule is under threat throughout the world due to immigration and terrorism; he also attacks Justice Minister Shaked, warning 'a regime that rejects the separation of powers and human rights, is not a democratic regime.'
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 12:48 pm
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    Security forces apprehend a 20 year old after settlement's security guard alerts police; preliminary investigation reveals suspect intended to carry out a terror attack; incident occurs one year after deadly shooting in the same area.
    Posted: October 20, 2018, 10:47 am
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Heads of the Armenian and Greek Orthodox churches in Jerusalem and senior Roman Catholic official condemn draft legislation they say is aimed at expropriating property the church has been subletting on commercial market.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:18 pm
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    Fox News reports Tehran steps up shipments of components to help make unguided rockets into precision-guided missiles, with delivery done three days ago.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:25 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    'The court ruled that thought-policing has zero place in Israeli democracy. Unfortunately, the court decision fell on deaf ears,' says lawyer Leora Bechor, who represented Lara Alqasem.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 5:57 pm
  • צילום: מוריה שוורץ
    Lying in red puddles surrounded by death notices for the women murdered this year, female protesters demonstrate outside the Public Security Ministry in Jerusalem, calling out 'there's no honor in killing.'
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 4:04 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Most demonstrators keep away from fence but some burn tires closer; Palestinians breached fence and flee back into the strip three times, Israeli troops opened fire on infiltrators in one instance.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 3:18 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Nickolay Mladenov urges both sides to 'proceed in a peaceful manner, and to avoid escalation,' adding 'The UN is working with Egypt and its partners to avoid violence, address all humanitarian issues and support reconciliation.'
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 2:12 pm
  • צילום: AP
    After releasing a video calling on Palestinians to attend the weekly 'March of Return' protests, Hamas-led organizing committee tells Gaza's residents 'Your blood is valuable, keep it to establish the homeland.'
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 12:13 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    Despite video released by Hamas-led committee organizing the riots along the Gaza border, which calls the Palestinians to attend Friday's protests, talks held with Egypt and Israel's warning further escalation would lead it to launch military campaign in strip is likely to curb clashes.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 9:12 am
  • צילום: AP
    Despite Israel's warning that further escalation in Gaza would lead it to launch a military campaign in the strip, Hamas calls on the Palestinians to attend Friday's security fence protests in droves; IDF starts ramping up its armored forces along the volatile border.
    Posted: October 19, 2018, 7:45 am
  • צילום: מארק ישראל סלם
    Attorney General Mandelblit will hold a hearing Sunday regarding Welfare Minister Haim Katz before filing an indictment against him for bribery, fraudulently obtaining benefits, cheating and breach of trust.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 9:48 pm
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    Four Egyptian intelligence officials shuttle between Israel and Gaza to discuss ceasefire and Palestinian reconciliation; UN envoy Mladenov warns 'I am afraid that there is no more time for words, now is the time for action.'
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 6:52 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Supreme Court rules American student Lara Alqasem can stay and study in Israel, despite past BDS ties; ruling overturns lower court decision backing government; Lawyers: Free speech victory; Deri: a disgrace.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 5:43 pm
  • צילום: UN TV
    Speaking during Security Council meeting, Hagai El-Ad stresses 'I am not a traitor' for advocating for human rights for the Palestinians; Israeli ambassador Danon: 'Shame on you'; US Ambassador Haley: 'Distorted and one-sided accounting.'
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:47 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Consulate serving Palestinians to be merged with embassy in the capital; Secretary of State Pompeo says move 'does not signal a change of US policy on Jerusalem, the West Bank, or the Gaza Strip,' and is merely to 'improve the efficiency and effectiveness.'
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 4:16 pm
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    After Security Cabinet decides to escalate response to any violent incidents originating from the Gaza Strip, the military begins gathering tanks, artillery, infantry troops and engineering vehicles near the border, possibly as a deterrent.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 3:21 pm
  • צילום: עמותת סיכוי
    On the backdrop of municipal elections in Ramla, signs with the caption 'Hundreds cases of assimilation and nobody cares—tomorrow it can be your daughter,' spark outcry among Arab residents.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 2:13 pm
  • צילום: חגי דקל
    Air strikes against terror targets in Gaza, intensifying IDF's response to breaching attempts and launching of incendiary balloons while showing containment are presented as operational plans at Cabinet meeting; DM Lieberman's suggestion to take more aggressive approach is rejected.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 12:15 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Abd al-Malik Asfur and Adam Abu Shehadeh return to Israel after planning to enter Syria's territory via Turkey to Join the Islamic State group and Jabhat al-Nusra; admit they lost contact with their Syrian source, which led them to cancel the plan.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 10:55 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Israeli Embassy in Paris protests against French media coverage of recent rocket attack launched from Gaza towards Israel; headlines on popular French news sites "Le Parisien," "Le Figaro" focus on IDF retaliatory strikes in strip while ignoring the damage caused to a house in Be'er Sheva hit by one of the rockets.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 9:43 am
  • צילום: חיים הורנשטיין
    A White House official condemns Wednesday morning's rocket fire from Gaza towards Israel, calling to 'put an end to this violence'; adds Hamas continues to distance chances for peace.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 8:48 am
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    After a night of calm, the IDF and Security Cabinet decide to lift restrictions imposed on the Gaza border communities following Wednesday morning's rocket attack on a Be'er Sheva home and in the sea off the shores of a city in central Israel; school classes are held as normal and limitations on gatherings are withdrawn.
    Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:30 am
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    Ismail Haniyeh and Fathi Hamad come to offer their condolences to the family of 25-yera-old Palestinian killed during an IAF retaliatory attack after rockets were shot at southern Israel; the two walk through Gaza's streets in broad daylight, without fear of an Israeli attack.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:35 pm
  • צילום: אלי מנדלבאום
    After rockets launched from Gaza landed on a house on Be'er Sheva and in the sea off the coast of a city in central Israel, prompting the IDF to retaliate, the political echelon and military brass convene to discuss possible future security developments in the strip.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:17 pm
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    A social media campaign titled 'brother we didn’t forget you,' marks four years to Israeli citizen Avera Mengistu's disappearance; 'Behave like a human being and release my brother,' says Ilan Mengistu to Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 6:43 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    In light of deteriorating security situation in continent, the United Nations signs agreements worth tens of millions of shekels with Israeli companies specializing in security and water; move deemed by Israel as vote of confidence.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 5:08 pm
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    Following rocket fire launched from Gaza Wednesday morning, hitting a home in Be'er Sheva and the water off the coast of a central Israeli city, Eli Ben-Dahan says an additional Iron Dome battery will be deployed in the Be'er Sheve area, 'as soon as today'; when asked whether a malfunction occurred in existing batteries, replies: 'too soon to speak about that now.'
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 4:37 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    After Wednesday morning's rocket attack launched from Gaza, hitting a house in the city of Be'er Sheva and the sea off the coast of a city in central Israel, defense minister is prone to push for a series of strong blows on the strip at a magnitude not seen since Operation Protective Edge, according to credible sources.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 3:33 pm
  • צילום: עמית שאבי
    Following Supreme Court's decision to reject final appeal against razing of Khan al-Ahmar, International Criminal Court warns forcefully evacuating residents and destroying encampment could constitute a war crime.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:47 pm
  • צילום: חגי דקל
    The prime minister visits the Gaza Division following rocket attack on Israel, where he meets with senior defense officials; 'I said at the outset of the government meeting this week that if these attacks don't stop, we'll make them stop,' he says.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:29 pm
  • צילום: AP
    146 members of United Nations General Assembly vote in favor of allowing Palestinian Authority to participate in meetings as legitimate state; US, Israel and Australia vote against the move.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:01 pm
  • צילום: בראל אפרים
    Miri Tamano, who was left homeless along with her three children after their Be'er Sheva house was hit by Gaza rocket, says family requires 'basic necessities' due to heavy damage their home sustained, leaving them with no belongings.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 12:55 pm
  • צילום:  AFP
    Delegation from Egyptian intelligence, already in the strip to negotiate arrangement between Hamas and Israel, is in talks with Palestinian factions to prevent them from responding to IAF strikes with further rocket and mortar fire.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 12:11 pm
  • צילום: שאול גולן
    Following a rocket attack on Be'er Sheva, energy minister says Hamas must be hit with 'a painful, but limited in scope, blow,' adding 'comprehensive war' might not be the right solution, since there is no long-term plan for either Gaza or West Bank; 'It's a game of blows and ceasefires.'
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:12 am
  • צילום: AFP
    With strikes still ongoing, Israeli aircraft hit Hamas military bases, rocket manufacturing sites, underground infrastructure including a terror tunnel and tunnel dig sites in retaliation for early morning rockets that landed on a home in Be'er Sheva and off the coast of central Israeli city; one Palestinian killed, 3 others wounded.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:22 am
  • צילום: חיים הורנשטיין
    Seven people treated for shock, including mother and three children who were in the house when it was hit; three others lightly hurt while running for shelter during early-morning rocket alert siren; defense minister closes border crossings, reduces Gaza fishing zone.
    Posted: October 17, 2018, 6:06 am
  • צילום: ארז ליכטפלד
    Aliza Bin-Noun, demanded that French TV not air a report about Gaza teens wounded during protests arguing that it was 'unbalanced'; French media stirs up a controversy and blames Israel for trying to enforce censorship.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 9:22 pm
  • צילום: אפי שריר
    Prime Minister Netanyahu lashes out at an activist of the party he heads, during a medical center inauguration ceremony, telling her to 'give us something interesting,' after she interrupted his speech in protest of shutting down of the emergency room in the city Safed and new medical center's obligatory fees.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 7:21 pm
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    'On this day 32 years ago, the navigator Ron Arad fell captive,' said the official statement published Monday on IAF's social media page and was accompanied by archive pictures showing the navigator wearing a flight suit as well as standing next to his friends in civilian clothing.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 6:18 pm
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    The reported figure of women who became victims of domestic abuse is the highest it has been in the past five years; the government's national plan to combat phenomenon is yet to be implemented; WIZO official: 'Half a million children and 400,000 men and women are trapped in a cycle of violence.'
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 4:50 pm
  • צילום: gettyImages
    13 Arab countries come together to protest possibility Australia would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital; Indonesia asks Canberra 'not take steps that would threaten peace process and stability of world security'
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 1:58 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Seeking equitable municipal services, Ramadan Dabash is running for a seat in Jerusalem city hall despite decades-long boycott by the city's sizable Palestinian population; 'receiving services is not normalization,' he argues.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 12:30 pm
  • צילום: ביקורת בונה
    Video shows member of the Disabled Panthers group protesting the disability benefits rate was shoved by a police officer while attempting to break through barricade to the Knesset; police: 'Video is edited.'
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 11:08 am
  • צילום: AP
    Jason Greenblatt stresses US is involved in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 'to help all Palestinians, in both the West Bank and Gaza,' and slams 'disinformation being spread by some parties who have not even seen the plan yet wish to be spoilers.'
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 10:17 am
  • צילום: רועי עידן
    The defense minister continues calling for military campaign in the Gaza Strip, insisting Israel has exhausted all other options; 'We are not willing to accept the level of violence we see one week after another,' he says during visit to Gaza Division.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 9:18 am
  • צילום: AFP
    Border Policewoman serving in the Jerusalem sector is suspected of shooting and wounding a Palestinian man with a sponge-tipped bullet for her own amusement, asking her friend to deny knowledge of the incident; her lawyer denies charges, says she is innocent.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 8:16 am
  • צילום: תא הסטודנטים עומדים ביחד
    Students at Hebrew University placed signs on seats throughout campus reading 'Reserved for Lara Alqasem,' an American who is barred from entering Israel to pursue a graduate degree at the university because of her alleged involvement in the BDS movement.
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 7:38 am
  • צילום: AFP
    State Attorney's Office indicted two Gaza fishermen who were paid by Hamas to participate in flotilla protesting naval blockade; judge throws out case, saying their plight is 'legitimate.'
    Posted: October 16, 2018, 7:23 am
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    Security cameras capture 19-year-old Palestinian sneak up and chase after IDF reservist before stabbing him at a bus stop and fleeing the scene; Two other soldiers are seen rushing to the area and firing toward the terrorist.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:16 pm
  • צילום: gettyImages
    Prime Minister Scott Morrison is reportedly ‘open’ to relocating embassy and recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital; reports on the continent say decision stems from internal political considerations, local Jewish vote.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:15 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Medical sources say dozens of protesters were wounded on Monday by IDF fire as Gazans throw flaming tires over fence and hoist Palestinian flags in a violent seashore demonstration; earlier, IAF aircraft strikes Hamas position.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 6:58 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Benjamin Netanyahu says at onset of Knesset's winter session that despite Russia's supply of S-300 anti-aircraft system to Syrian army, he maintains 'friendly relations' with President Putin; prime minister adds he is 'doing everything to prevent unnecessary wars.'
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 4:34 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Guy Erlich's farm produces single-source honey made from lucrative frankincense plants selling for $1,000 a kilogram, but its West Bank location has already lost him a major investor; Erlich hopes to foster cooperation with his Palestinian neighbors and turn his farm into a research center for medicinal plants.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 3:19 pm
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    Israeli fighter jets attack Hamas position in southern Gaza after two terrorists plant explosive, which goes off and damages fence; no IDF soldiers hurt in incident.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 2:30 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    'Anyone who was looking for an excuse to call early elections will have to find another excuse,' Lieberman says after Agudat Yisrael's Council of Torah Sages decides not to order its MKs to quit the government over the IDF draft law, which would have toppled the coalition.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 1:25 pm
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    Angoach Malkmu Wasa, 36, shot to death by her husband Masresha while her three children were in the next room; the 24-year-old shooter waited for police at the scene.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 12:46 pm
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    Woman tells police that another woman, known as A., confessed to her that she murdered the 13-year-old girl, making her the third person to whom A. has allegedly confessed to.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 12:14 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Quneitra border crossing in the Golan Heights opens its gates to UN peacekeeping force after UNDOF decides to return to area; Syria also reopens vital crossing with Jordan.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 11:20 am
  • צילום: כונני הצלה ללא גבולות מד"א, תיעוד מבצעי מד"א
    The Palestinian would-be terrorist tried to stab an IDF soldier at a bus stop at the Gitai Junction on Highway 5 and was shot dead by troops from the Artillery Corps' 55th Battalion; no soldiers hurt.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 10:21 am
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    Police sappers and firefighters called to Moshav Yafit, where a cluster of balloons attached with what appears to be a device of some sort was discovered; unclear whether the device is incendiary or explosive.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:44 am
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Council of Torah Sages for Agudat Yisrael decides its MKs will vote against the legislation, but won't resign when it passes to avoid early elections; 'The tendency is not to topple the government because of the draft law,' says inside source.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 9:28 am
  • צילום: אתר בתי המשפט
    Justice David Mintz tells police three Palestinians blocked his car near Talmon in the West Bank, advanced on him armed with hammers; he was able to escape the scene; unclear if suspects knew who was the driver they stopped.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 8:13 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Lara Alqasem is contesting government decision to bar her entry into Israel to study at Hebrew University over her past activities in Students for Justice in Palestine; she filed a motion with Supreme Court to block her deportation after Tel Aviv District Court rejected her appeal.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 7:45 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    While Ashraf Na'alwa, who murdered Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hagbi in a shooting attack, is still at large, security forces prepare to demolish his house; family has 3 days to appeal decision.
    Posted: October 15, 2018, 7:22 am
  • צילום: AP
    Hours after PM Netanyahu and DM Lieberman warned Hamas it would suffer 'very powerful blow' if violence continues in Gaza, Netanyahu decides to wait for mediation team before taking harsh measures against terror organization.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 9:09 pm
  • צילום: ביטחון אשכול
    Flammable objects located in Bat-Yam, Rishon LeZion, Modi'in, and Jerusalem; however, some experts doubt they are launched from Gaza; security officials are seeking suspects.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 7:41 pm
  • צילום: יואב דודקביץ
    Speaking in Jerusalem before 140 foreign journalists, Netanyahu slams Palestinian President for 'rewarding terrorist'; stresses Israel is a strong democracy that also defends the rights of Muslims and Christians and praises President Trump for US Embassy move to Jerusalem.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 6:43 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    After fires erupted in Moshav Netiv HaAsara, Gvaram nature reserve, Kibbutz Or HaNer, and Kibbutz Sa'ad amid incendiary balloons flown from Gaza, the army attacks terrorists in northern Gaza, according to the IDF Spokesperson's Unit.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 5:06 pm
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    Yacoub al-Rawbi, whose wife was killed in a car accident in the West Bank after her vehicle was allegedly pelted with stones by Jewish settlers, claims the family 'does not seek revenge' only 'punishment for murderers'; Settlers in response: 'Statistics show Arabs are usually the ones throwing stones.'
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 1:13 pm
  • צילום: AP
    Netanyahu, reiterating statements made earlier by Defense Minister Lieberman, warns Israeli military is edging closer to 'a different kind of activity' in Gaza Strip and says 'if Hamas has any sense' they would cease all hostilities immediately; adds new draft law is 'a good and balanced law' that 'needs to pass.'
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 11:23 am
  • צילום: ירון ברנר
    The defense minister insists that after months of violent border riots and incendiary balloon terror, Israel has exhausted all options and reached the point of no return; believes Netanyahu should not resign despite prime minister's multiple corruption investigations.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 9:06 am
  • צילום: אבי מועלם, אלכס קולומויסקי
    Shai Nitzan, who serves as acting attorney general, submits recommendation to the government, saying the culture minister's proposed amendment, which seeks to deny state funds to artists who denigrate national values and symbols, 'raises serious legal concerns,' and will be difficult to defend in High Court of Justice.
    Posted: October 14, 2018, 7:46 am
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    Aisha al-Rawbi's husband claims she was killed when settlers pelted their vehicle with stones; Abbas calls her a martyr who sacrificed for her homeland; Israeli security forces fear increase in Jewish revenge attacks after 2 terror attacks.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 7:51 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    Startup Aerialax is developing a drone that can detect and intercept incendiary balloons and kites from Gaza; residents hope to purchase one for each town in border area.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 6:11 pm
  • צילום: אוהד צויגנברג
    Family of Lt. Hadar Goldin asks court to order government to implement Security Cabinet decisions meant to put pressure on Hamas; court determines developments since petition was submitted show decisions are being implemented, making the petition redundant.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 5:49 pm
  • צילום: AP
    The defense minister ordered the halt of gas and fuel supply to the Gaza Strip after terrorists blew up a hole in the border fence on Friday and infiltrated Israel; Haniyeh: 'Our marches are not for diesel fuel or dollars, and it is our right to lift the siege and live in dignity.'
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 4:57 pm
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    Amid Palestinian claims the woman was killed by rock dropped on her vehicle by Jewish settlers, police launch investigation, but ask court for media blackout; 'Our daughter screamed and wept seeing her mother dying,' says husband of Aisha al-Rawbi.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 3:48 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Government study argues figure of millions refugees presented by UNRWA is misleading; Jewish State doesn't acknowledge 5 million descendants of 1948 original refugees.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 1:39 pm
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    After civilian finds and hands over to the police cluster of suspicious objects found in Ein Karem, security forces call upon public to avoid any contact with flammable balloons; sappers neutralize balloons; neither casualties nor damage reported.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 12:38 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Delivering a speech from his hiding place, Hezbollah's Secretary-General says terror organization refuses to comment on PM Netanyahu's remarks at the UNAG, which revealed the exact location Hezbollah is hiding its precision-missile factories; adds 'we exposed Netanyahu's false allegations regarding the missile factory near Beirut's airport; urges Arab countries to unite against the US.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 10:55 am
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    Police launch investigation into incident in which Aisha al-Rawbi, 47, from the village of Biddya, was reportedly killed by Jewish settlers who hurled stones at a vehicle she and her husband were riding in near Tapuach junction.
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 8:48 am
  • צילום: EPA
    After United Nations peacekeeping mission had to evacuate from demilitarized zone between the Israeli Golan and Syria amid its civil war, US Amb. to UN Nikki Haley says both countries had agreed to reopen Quneitra crossing on Monday; adds that opening will 'allow UN peacekeepers to step up their efforts to prevent hostilities in Golan Heights region.'
    Posted: October 13, 2018, 7:44 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    A court in Tel Aviv rejects the appeal of Lara Alqasem, the American student detained at Ben Gurion Airport for allegedly supporting BDS; her lawyer: 'this is a sad day'; Erdan: 'important ruling that gives us strength to fight BDS.'
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 7:05 pm
  • צילום: רויטרס
    After placing an explosive device and blowing up the border fence, 20 terrorists infiltrate Israeli territory; soldiers shoot three Palestinians advancing towards IDF position; 15,000 Palestinians demonstrate at several locations along the Gaza border fence; at least 7 Palestinians were killed during the riots; Lieberman stops fuel tankers from entering into the Strip.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 5:40 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    IDF reports: a motorized parachute infiltrates the airspace of an IDF base in the center of the country and comes dangerously close to a fighter jet; No injuries reported.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 3:23 pm
  • צילום: EPA
    Ismail Haniyeh says negotiations, mediated by Egypt and UN, over potential ceasefire arrangement are still ongoing and emphasizes that group is willing to agree to 'quiet in exchange for the lifting of the blockade,' In addition, Hamas releases statement criticizing Palestinian Authority for trying to curb Qatari efforts to supply fuel to Gaza.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 12:41 pm
  • מתוך הטוויטר של בנימין נתניהו
    Netanyahu, accompanied by wife Sara and son Yair, makes condolence visits to homes of Kim Levengrond Yehezkel and Ziv Hagbi, who were killed in Alon recycling factory shooting, and promises their killer will be brought to justice.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 10:59 am
  • צילום: דוברות המשטרה
    For the first time, a suspicious balloon with Arabic writing is found in the central city; school matron in Eshkol locates device during routine inspection of the premises; In addition, large fire near a railway track in Sderot prompts authorities to close nearby road due to heavy smoke.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 9:26 am
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Security forces arrest 19-year-old Palestinian who carried out a terror attack outside Samaria Territorial Brigade base on Thursday, which left two people wounded; Defense Minister Lieberman praises capture and warns 'abominable murderer' from Barkan attack that same fate awaits him as well.
    Posted: October 12, 2018, 7:22 am
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    A 19-year-old Ashkelon resident convicted of thousands of counts of extortion and making false statements— after terrorizing airlines and institutions around the world—is in trouble once again; after failing to escape a prison service's vehicle, he claims bombs were planted in various Israeli schools and hotels.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 9:44 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Two months after navy stopped a Swedish ship trying to break Gaza siege, pro-Israeli Swedes dismayed at their country’s stance organize a solidarity voyage; ship to welcome visitors at Herzliya Marina until October 22.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 9:40 pm
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    Four cities in Guatemala, the only country besides the USA to maintain its embassy in Jerusalem, have named streets, a square, with the symbolic name following an initiative by the Israeli embassy.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 9:40 pm
  • צילום: אלכס קולומויסקי
    Defense minister tweeted intention to 'strengthen Jewish settlements with actions, not words,' says plan includes apartments, kindergartens and public spaces; Stav Shaffir criticizes decision, saying it 'favores extremists.'
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 8:03 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    IDF Spokesperson's Unit releases footage of Combat Engineering Corps's search for attack tunnels near Gaza border region as well as demolition of a cross-border Hamas tunnel in Khan Younis on Thursday; Lt. Col. R., who participated in operation: 'At no time did it pose a threat or danger.'
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 7:46 pm
  • צילום: בראל אפרים
    Netanyahu tours guided-missile destroyer, seen in Israeli southern port for first time in 19 years, and emphasizes that warship's visit is a message to states 'in Middle East and beyond' that Israeli policy against Iranian entrenchment in Syria has 'full support' of Trump administration.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 7:17 pm
  • צילום: AFP
    A small number of anti-Israel protesters hold 'stop the hypocrisy' signs as the president, on his official visit, lays wreaths for Holocaust victims, resistance fighters and expresses gratitude to Danish people for rescue of Jewish population who were ferried to neutral Sweden.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 6:03 pm
  • צילום: מוטי קמחי
    Lara Alqasem, the American student detained at Ben Gurion Airport for allegedly supporting BDS, appeals the decision to bar her entry into the country; her lawyer: 'she is a member of a small organization, you created a demon'; Israel says group advocates boycotting Israel.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 5:17 pm
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    Be'er Sheva District Court overturns parole board's decision to grant early release to Hani Dari, who drove terrorist guilty of stabbing Border Police officer in 2017, ruling he still poses danger to public safety and country's security; Judge Yael Raz-Levy: 'We believe the parole board’s decision contains a number of errors.'
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 4:51 pm
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    An Israel-themed sound and light display is screened on the facade of the the German Historical Museum during the Berlin Festival of Lights, meters away from the famous book burning site at Bebelplatz; 'Nothing is more symbolic than this,' says Israeli diplomat.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 1:21 pm
  • צילום: AP
    'It was clear the Mercedes would win. Who would've thought to have a Mercedes compete with a SEAT, other than real men?' the Egyptian president says at event marking 45 years to war, saying great losses Israel suffered led it to sign peace treaty.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 1:10 pm
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    Terrorist escapes towards Huwara after moderately wounding a reservist soldier waiting at bus stop outside the Samaria Territorial Brigade base; civilian woman lightly hurt from shrapnel; security forces are in pursuit of terrorist.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 12:29 pm
  • צילום: דובר צה"ל
    Terror tunnel infiltrated 200 meters into Israel from central Gaza Strip; IDF notes 'development of construction methods, use of different materials, and links to Hamas tunnel network'; tunnel located several months, and IDF studied and examined it before destroying it.
    Posted: October 11, 2018, 11:04 am
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