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  • Photo: AP
    President says he expects Palestinians might react negatively at first, but insists that 'it's actually very positive for them'; U.S. officials make no mention of inviting Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to Washington along with Israeli leaders
    Posted: January 24, 2020, 7:17 am
  • Photo: GPO
    So-called 'Deal of the Century' includes Palestinian state with no military, control of border or alliances, Israeli sovereignty over all settlements and entirety of Jerusalem, in complete reversal from Clinton plan in 2000
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 11:28 pm
  • Photo: EPA
    Saying poverty-stricken victims of the Nazis would have benefited from the money spent on the event, survivors and aid organizations warn that the conditions some are living in are shameful
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 10:23 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Abbas warns U.S. and Israel from 'crossing red lines' in outline if published, a senior official close to the Palestinian president said he puts faith in Europe and China rather than Arab nations
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 9:22 pm
  • Photo: Roi Idan
    As word came of the invitation to Netanyahu and Gantz to Washington to see the long-awaited Trump peace plan politicians on the right were quick to voice their concerns
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 8:21 pm
  • Photo: Elad Malcha
    Prime Minister said he requested the Blue & White leader to be included in the meeting hoping to achieve the widest possible consensus while defense minister expressed concern
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 7:50 pm
  • Photo: Screenshot
    In an interview conducted during the visit of Russias High Commissioner for Human Rights Naama expressed her optimism; The commissioner said Naama is in good spirits and looks well
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 4:52 pm
  • Photo: AP
    At the end of a meeting with President Rivlin, the two leaders planted an English oak at the presidential residence as a tribute to the prince's grandmother, who saved the lives of many Jews during the Holocaust
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 4:27 pm
  • Photo: Alex Kolomoisky
    Steinmeier: 'The industrialized and mass murder of six million Jews, the most heinous crime in modern history against humanity, was committed by my people. I stand here and bow my head in deep sorrow.'
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 3:45 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Taking up a rival WWII narrative, the Russian president continues to play down USSR's pre-war pact with Nazis; speaking during dedication ceremony of a monument honoring siege of Leningrad, Netanyahu echoed Putin's sentiments
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 11:04 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    The Russian leader reassures the mother of an Israeli woman jailed in Russia over drug offenses, while standing next to her during a speech at Prime Minister's Residence in Jerusalem
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 8:58 am
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    Volodymyr Zelensky, whose parents are Holocaust survivors, says the survivors of the Nazi genocide deserve to attend the main ceremony at Jerusalem's Yad Vashem, marking the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz liberation
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 8:13 am
  • Photo: Israel Airport Authority
    Police close off Highway 1, connecting Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, as some 40 world leaders arrive in the capital to issue a rallying cry in a fight against anti-Semitism during the 2-day event marking the 75th anniversary of the Auschwitz liberation
    Posted: January 23, 2020, 6:31 am
  • Photo: Amit Shabi
    Rivlin calls to end Holocaust-revisionism efforts, implicitly leveling criticism at Poland and Russia following attempts by leaders to dictate narrative
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 8:13 pm
  • Photo: Yoav Zitun
    As destructive storm system, which claimed several lives and caused billions in damages, still fresh in memory, Israel braces for another frosty weekend
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 5:19 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Kremlin foreign policy aide confirms Russian president will hold talks over clemency for Naama Issachar during visit to Jerusalem
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 3:55 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Macron outraged as police try to enter church with him, arguing church is French territory, demands officers to leave
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 3:55 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    In a press conference in Jerusalem as part of World Holocaust Forum events, the French leader added that anti-Semitism must be fought by any means and warned that it is spreading over Europe like a disease
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 1:57 pm
  • Photo: AP
    According to an annual report, although only 27 Israeli troops perished in the past year, almost half died through suicide, marking an increase in the number of soldiers taking their own lives
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 1:23 pm
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    French diplomats caution that they want to leave little room for mishaps such as those seen in the past when former President Jacques Chirac had a brush off with Israeli security during visit to the Old City in 1996
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 7:55 am
  • Photo: GPO
    Fifth World Holocaust Forum, commemorating the 75th anniversary of Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp's liberation, is set to kick off on Wednesday with delegations from 49 countries, including 41 heads of state, attending the event
    Posted: January 22, 2020, 7:19 am
  • Photo: AP
    Army reports one of the suspects hurled a grenade or an explosive charge at troops surrounding the group; no casualties reported
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 8:15 pm
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    Terror group's representative lauds act of aggression on Gaza border, says calm contingent upon Israel further abiding by Hamas conditions
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:10 pm
  • Photo: EPA
    Citing extraordinary length of prosecutor's request, preliminary tribunal rejects motion, instructs to refile documents to 110-page limit
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 6:19 pm
  • Photo: Nicholas Frakes
    Security forces detained Nicholas Frakes on Sunday on suspicion of broadcasting live footage to Israeli newspaper, which denies any connection
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:55 pm
  • Photo: Shutterstock
    State prosecutor vows to continue crackdown on employers responsible for serious injuries to their employees through negligent conduct
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 4:00 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Berel Lazar says he has a team of people regularly visiting Naama Issachar, serving a 7.5 year sentence for possession of 9 grams of marijuana during a layover in Moscow last April, says
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:20 am
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    On eve of visit by dozens of world leaders, Channel 13 says IDF has made it clear it will strike terror group in Gaza despite international attention; Jerusalem believes Gaza rulers are behind recent incendiary balloon attacks
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 9:12 am
  • צילום: אתר החרמון
    Jerusalem may see snow Tuesday though it is not expected to accumulate on the ground despite low temperatures; in the Galilee roads and schools remain open as residents brace for a cold and snowy day
    Posted: January 21, 2020, 7:02 am
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    Qatar's envoy is set to enter the enclave on Tuesday to deliver another installment of relief funds amid a substantial increase in attacks involving explosives attached to airborne devices being sent from the Strip to Israel
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:33 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    The Rajabi family says the court's decision to evict them from their home in the Silwan neighborhood is a result of 'political games by the Israeli courts and the settler organizations'
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 8:32 pm
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    Ancient Roots Israel, set to be held near Tiberias next month, looks to be in jeopardy after the American Herbal Guild cancelled its participation following a campaign organized by a BDS activist which some claim works for the guild
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:11 pm
  • Photo: Shin Bet
    Shin Bet Director Nadav Argaman says the internal security agency thwarted '10 suicide plots, 4 abductions and over 300 shooting attacks' during speech at ceremony honoring intelligence achievement; PM adds next big challenge is Iran
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 5:00 pm
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    Spokesperson for Russian president says clemency for Naama Issachar, currently serving 7.5-year sentence for cannabis possession at Moscow airport, is unlikely to be announced before Putin arrives in Jerusalem on Thursday
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 2:04 pm
  • Photo: Eli Mandelbaum
    Netanyahu was forced to quit his various portfolios earlier this month due to criminal charges against him, names replacements for agriculture, Diaspora affairs and labor ministries
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 12:40 pm
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    Hospital reports all injured are given artificial respiration due to extensive burns to their upper bodies, will be transferred to intensive care unit in Haifa for further treatment
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:59 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Israel's Ambassador to UN thanks Honduran president, who calls move 'culmination of security policies expressed over several years'; step follows similar measures by Argentina, Brazil and Guatemala in recent years; Tegucigalpa seen as pro-Israel under current government, opening Jerusalem trade office in September 2019
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 10:44 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Dozens of dignitaries will land at Ben-Gurion Airport this week to attend a ceremony at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem marking the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp; British, Spanish, Dutch and Norwegian royalty among attendees along with Macron, Pence and Putin
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:30 am
  • Photo: Moti Kimchi
    Center of country receives most rainfall, while snow predicted for Mount Hermon on Golan Heights; fears of flooding keep popular hiking, abseiling and climbing routes in Judean Desert closed
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 9:03 am
  • Photo: AP
    Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly pushing for the U.S. administration to present the peace plan before the vote; while Benny Gantz opposes such a move, raising concerns over election intervention
    Posted: January 20, 2020, 7:09 am
  • Photo: Yariv Katz
    Russian media says Putin considers granting Issachar amnesty before visit to Israel later this week to attend Holocaust remembrance ceremony
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 8:51 pm
  • Photo: Amir Shabi
    Netanyahu's efforts to delay formation of committee until after March 2 elections comes due current Knesset having clear majority to block immunity plea
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 7:42 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    The motion was passed unanimously by Jordan's 130 lawmakers following weekend protests around the country against the new energy deal between the two countries
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 6:30 pm
  • Photo: TPS
    AG says by law a defendant cannot receive all of the documents files until the indictment is presented to the court, which cannot be done until a special Knesset committee votes on PM's request to receive parliamentary immunity
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 3:13 pm
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    Military engineers begin work near Kibbutz Misgav Am on Lebanon frontier; new system will use seismic and acoustic devices that according to army are 'merely preventative measures' and do not signify new efforts by Hezbollah
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 12:05 pm
  • Photo: Yoav Zitun
    Internal audit finds 319th Division on northern border is short of dozens of tanks and vehicles, lacks million of shekels for first troops into combat in event of conflict in north; 'inspection team has been assembled' says army
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 10:35 am
  • Photo: Twitter
    A glitch in the voice-controlled personal assistant was a result of the president's Wikipedia page, from which the information is usually extracted, being hacked
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 8:43 am
  • Photo: Mount Hermon Ski Resort
    Thunderstorms and heavy downpours hit central Israel and are set to spread and intensify throughout the country in the coming days; snowfall in the Golan Heights is also expected to continue
    Posted: January 19, 2020, 7:05 am
  • Photo: Haim Horenstein
    Lectures are conducted by civilian wife of a rabbi, whose authorization to enter sensitive military site is unclear despite strict IDF regulations; sessions include lessons on a woman's duties to her husband; IDF army says matter will be investigated
    Posted: January 18, 2020, 7:51 am
  • Photo: UNRWA
    The UN agency for Palestinian refugees faced budgetary difficulties since 2018, when Trump halted annual American aid of $360 million while its former commissioner-general resigned amid probe into misconduct allegations
    Posted: January 17, 2020, 6:40 am
  • Photo: AP
    Report in local media says Kremlin still smarting at Israel's extradition of hacker to U.S.; president set to join dozens of world leaders in Jerusalem next week for Holocaust memorial; claim comes hours after PM raised issue of Naama Issachar during phone call with Putin
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 7:12 pm
  • Photo: Avi Moalem
    Gantz vows to reverse decision after it emerges that more and more bus lines are being canceled due to complaints to Transportation Ministry from observant Jewish public; official says move is implementation of government policy
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 3:49 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Conversation raises much optimism ahead of Russian president's visit to Israel next week; mother of Naama Issachar, jailed for 7.5 years for possessing cannabis on Moscow stopover, says no plans for disruption during visit
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 2:44 pm
  • Photo: Orel Cohen
    Amnesty International claims NSO profits from spyware being used to abuse activists; judge cites national security concerns in ordering restriction, accepting defense ministry's request to ban public, media from court sessions
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 2:09 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Finance ministry says billions transferred to survivors in direct payments and benefits; about two-thirds of survivors receive only a few hundred shekels every month
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 11:22 am
  • Photo: AFP
    Talks to advance long-term calm with Hamas stall after Egypt, incandescent over Haniyeh's visit to Tehran, began raising taxes and prices of goods crossing into Gaza from Rafah
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 9:39 am
  • Photo: PR
    Having run in separate lists in the two previous elections this year, Likud estimated the lost votes of the religious right foiled Netanyahu's efforts to form a coalition
    Posted: January 16, 2020, 7:16 am
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    The attacks come just hours after 4 projectiles were fired at communities bordering the Hamas-controlled enclave; in the meantime, a bundle of balloons with a suspicious device attached to it, lands in Sderot
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 7:11 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Monarch says unilateral action on Israel's part could end hopes for two-state solution, claims Jewish state 'perpetuates divisions among peoples and faiths worldwide'
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 4:15 pm
  • Photo: Eli Segal
    Ethiopian-born lawmaker Gadi Yevarkan is offered 20th spot on party list, considered a safe seat, in March 2 election; was dismissed from his former political home earlier in the day as news emerged of his plan to move Netanyahu's party
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 3:29 pm
  • Photo: Defense Ministry
    IDF says Iron Dome missile defense system intercepted two of the projectiles, with two more apparently landing in open areas; attack took place as children disembarked from buses at end of school day
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 2:02 pm
  • Photo: Shahar Goldstein
    Neil Wigan says 'Iran has now taken five steps of non-compliance' and calls on Islamic Republic to cooperate, warns Tehran may face collapse of 2015 pact and return of sanctions if it fails to abide by its commitments under the agreement
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 1:24 pm
  • Photo: GPO
    As deadline looms for submission of candidates lists for March vote, PM warns his defense minister Naftali Bennett that his position is 'at risk' if his party does not finalize agreement with Jewish Home
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 11:26 am
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    Syrian Observatory says unspecified number also injured; site outside Homs houses Iranian weapon depots, been subject to attacks attributed to Israel several times in recent years
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 9:44 am
  • צילום: אלעזר ריגר
    Settlement officials condemned the demolition claiming the government is targeting Jewish homes while Arabs continue to build illegally
    Posted: January 15, 2020, 6:43 am
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    According to state media, four rockets hit base and only caused material damage; location has been targeted several times in the past for suspicion of being storage point for Quds Forces in Syria
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 9:49 pm
  • Photo: Amit Shabi
    Trimbobler-Amir submits party slate to Central Elections Committee in bid to score retrial for jailed husband; Party Registrar says party will not attempt to justify Rabin's murder
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 9:27 pm
  • Photo: Orel Cohen
    Organization claims NSO profits from spyware being used to abuse activists; Defense Ministry refuses to conduct open court debate, citing security concerns
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 8:20 pm
  • Photo: Alex Kolomoisky
    Commuter spends night in locked wagon after train personnel fail to spot sleeping traveler during security check; Israel Railways launches probe into incident
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 6:48 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Soleimani's assassination could have calming effect on Mideast, says Intelligence report; West Bank could become new threat following Palestinian elections, likelihood of war low
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 5:44 pm
  • Photo: Yariv Katz
    Wife says he will promote liberal economic agendas such as open market and competition despite drug trafficking charges; 'if Netanyahu can, so can we'
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 4:50 pm
  • Photo: Rafi Kotz
    The woman says Rabbi Aharon Ramati, arrested by Jerusalem police, had two seminaries, one for his 'favorites' and another for troublemakers; she adds he was brainwashing 'good, intelligent' girls into 'getting into the trunk of a car' if needed
    Posted: January 14, 2020, 12:13 pm
  • Photo: PR
    Far-right party welcomes move, calls on Smotrich's National Union faction to tie in and 'bring victory to right-wing bloc'; New Right announce running as independent list
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 8:14 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    House Committee can debate and potentially vote on PM's immunity bid in coming weeks, perhaps even before March 2 ballot; Likud MK Zohar accuses Blue & White of hijacking Knesset
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 6:20 pm
  • Photo: Rafi Kotz
    The investigators believe the women of the alleged Haredi cult were sexually exploited and had their hands burned to learn 'what hell feels like'; the elderly cult leader also apparently abused the children held in the residential complex
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 1:14 pm
  • Photo: YouTube screenshot
    The Justice Ministry's decision comes a weeks after court 'unanimously' found Malka Leifer, accused of sexually abusing dozes of her former students, fit to stand trial
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 12:17 pm
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    Local council pleaded with Israel Air Force in 2013 to help fund new drainage system, but only partial, inadequate repairs made; airman says floods overwhelmed hangars holding eight F-16s at Hatzor Airbase within minutes; 'Every time a lake floods our base is in danger,' he says
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 10:24 am
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    Labor leader Amir Peretz will head the political alliance, with the head of the Gesher party Orly Levy-Abekasis acting as number two; Meretz leader Nitzan Horowitz is set to be placed third on the list
    Posted: January 13, 2020, 7:14 am
  • Photo: Amit Shabi
    Yinon issues opinion that Edelstein cannot prevent establishment of Knesset committees to weigh PM's immunity bid; Edelstein warns convening committees so close to elections 'grave mistake'
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 8:28 pm
  • Photo: EPA
    Local media reports technical crews rescued from hangars where planes were kept as water levels rose while damage to the aircraft is estimated in the millions
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 7:08 pm
  • Photo: Amit Shabi
    Several municipalities around the country order schools to open a new school week with tolerance classes in response to Rafi Pererz's contentious comments, implying homosexuality is unhealthy
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 11:51 am
  • Photo: Gil Nehushtan
    Insurance data shows private damage claims worth over NIS 1.5 billion ($432 million) have been filed just days after heavy rains pounded central and northern Israel for several days; damage to public infrastructure is also estimated to be in millions
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 10:54 am
  • Photo: Avi Moalem
    A top Israeli diplomat says Israel was taking precautions lest Iran tries to target Israel Katz, who was set to attend Expo 2020 in the UAE; earlier reports suggested Israeli intel was used by the U.S. in a mission to kill top Iranian general
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 8:50 am
  • Photo: Rafi Kutz
    Sources say the finance minister will officially announce his retirement from political life on Monday; Kahlon already said he will not run in the March 2 election and Netanyahu's attempts to persuade him to stay were fruitless
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 8:03 am
  • Photo: AFP
    NBC News says Jerusalem 'helped confirm the details' of Iran's general secret flight from Damascus to Baghdad, where his vehicle was struck by drones upon arrival; earlier, top IDF official claimed Israel was 'not the story' of the operation
    Posted: January 12, 2020, 6:52 am
  • Photo: AFP
    All-out war in the north, escalation in Gaza and West Bank, and Iran an increasing threat, says assessment by INSS; Tel Aviv University institute recommends fresh bid for negotiations with Palestinians, restoration of relations with Jordan, making Israel a bilateral consensus issue in U.S. politics
    Posted: January 11, 2020, 9:16 pm
  • Photo: Haim Horenstein
    Netanyahu confirms release of Sidqi al-Maqt and Amal Abu Saleh, calling it 'political gesture of goodwill, following the return of the late Zachary Baumel's body from Syria to Israel'; Baumel disappeared during 1982 battle against Syrian troops in Lebanon
    Posted: January 10, 2020, 7:53 am
  • Photo: Gil Nehushtan
    Israeli Prison Service confirms Sidqi al-Maqt and Amal Abu Salah are to be freed on Thursday and Friday; the release is believed to be the last installment in of the deal that saw Russia return the body of Zachary Baumel, retrieved in Syria earlier this year
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 9:18 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    The legislation puts into law 'Memorandum of Understanding' reached between Israelis and Americans 4 years ago; the bill was rushed due to growing tensions in the Mideast and includes provision that bans boycotting Israel
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 8:35 pm
  • Photo: Kobi Snir
    Meteorological services say the amount of rain recorded in the region for a 2-week period is the highest since 1969; amount of rainfall accumulated in some parts of the Western Galilee ha already surpassed winter season's average
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 7:31 pm
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    Massive rainfall overnight night along southern coastal plain, traffic routes blocked due to water; PM urges people to comply with emergency directives, comparing situation to a rocket attack
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 5:52 pm
  • Photo: Yaakov Cohen
    Letter from the party's spiritual leader calls on Yitzhak Yosef to keep expressing his position against 'destroyers of the religion' without fear of criticism, despite massive backlash from across the political spectrum
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 3:54 pm
  • Photo: AP
    Recommendation by panel of experts appointed by Jerusalem District Court set to determine whether Malka Leifer is extradited to stand trial for sexually assaulting female students at Melbourne high school she led; police urge charges against health minister for allegedly assisting her to falsely claim mental instability
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 2:12 pm
  • Photo: Avi Moalem
    Party leader Gantz and senior MK Hendel both warn Likud's Edelstein he will be ousted as Knesset speaker if he does not allow panel to form; speaker has authority to block creation of body in hope that March election will yield more favorable balance of power for the indicted prime minister
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 1:12 pm
  • Photo: Ohad Zwigenberg
    Defense minister and education minister consider returning to joint run despite relatively poor showing in September 2019 union, which disbanded soon after the vote; Smotrich said mulling his own bid to lead right-wing bloc
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 12:46 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Hungarian PM says European Union 'not clear on Iranian issue'; says his country will keep troops in Iraq as long as Baghdad abides by agreement between the two governments
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 12:02 pm
  • Photo: Israel Fire and Rescue Services
    As flood waters recede in storm-battered Nahariya, a scene of large-scale devastation emerges; ; police say roads in north remain closed to traffic as authorities try to clear away debris; El Al flight diverted to southern airport as strong winds wrack center of country
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 8:56 am
  • Photo: AFP
    POTUS says he will call on NATO to take on bigger role in region now that U.S. no longer reliant on oil from Mideast; PM congratulates Trump for acting swiftly and resolutely against Soleimani
    Posted: January 9, 2020, 7:44 am
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    Moti Ben Shabbat, 38, came to the rescue of passengers trapped inside a car stuck in floodwater but mistakenly believed he left behind a child after seeing a baby chair; he jumped into flooded vehicle and drowned in strong floodwater currents
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 6:50 pm
  • Photo: Shutterstock
    The French Foreign Ministry's remarks come after a former Revolutionary Guard chief mentioned the northern city specifically in a speech warning of a response to the killing of Gen. Qassem Soleimani by the U.S.
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 3:49 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Speaking by video link at a Jerusalem policy forum, Pompeo said the administration returned to a 'balanced and sober' approach to Middle East peace by changing its position on Israel's presence in the West Bank
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 1:20 pm
  • Photo: Amit Shabi
    PM warns Iran of a 'resounding blow' if the Islamic Republic were to target Israel in any way; the prime minister congratulated Trump for the U.S. assassination of Qassem Soleimani
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 12:18 pm
  • Photo: Ahiya Raved
    Local government instructs residents to stay home as heavy floods hit northern city; rescue teams find body of missing man after vehicle overturns
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 12:10 pm
  • Photo: Israel Railways
    Flooding of rail lines in northern Israel following cloudburst causes temporary suspension of trains traveling north from Haifa; emergency services recommend avoiding areas prone to flooding
    Posted: January 8, 2020, 10:30 am
  • Photo: Kobi Koanks
    Emergency services recommend avoiding areas prone to flooding, stay out of subterranean elevators after 2 drown in Tel Aviv tragedy during last storm; police, fire brigade bolster numbers as strong winds, heavy rain expected
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 10:04 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    Said she was coerced by police into dropping the complaint of rape by Israeli youths; lawyers say they would press an appeal because a pardon would not expunge her criminal record
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 7:07 pm
  • Photo: Yair Sagi
    Yitzhak Yosef clarifies comments, saying he didn't mean all Israelis from former USSR, but 'minority of non-Jewish immigrants,' but refuses to walk back original statement despite backlash from across political spectrum
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 5:33 pm
  • Photo: TPS
    Anyone sensitive, including those with heart and lung problems, the elderly, children and pregnant women, told to refrain from physical activity outside; poor conditions set to improve with heavy rain system expected overnight Tuesday
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 5:11 pm
  • Photo: Reuters
    Andrzej Duda to skip Jan. 23 ceremony in Jerusalem to mark 75th anniversary of liberation of Auschwitz because he cannot make a speech, unlike British, German, American, Russian and French leaders
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 4:14 pm
  • Photo: Shamir Elbaz
    The Water Authority says only a year ago the waterline was so dangerously low, the government banned pumping water from the lake; the level is set to climb further as an especially powerful storm is set to hit Israel on Wednesday
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 1:56 pm
  • Photo: Moti Kimchi
    Liberman, Edelstein, both immigrants from former Soviet states, and Netanyahu blast Yitzhak Yosef for referring to Russian-speaking immigrants as 'communists' who are 'hostile to religion'; Litzman backs divisive comments
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 11:32 am
  • Photo: Instagram
    In a phone call made from inside the hold to the emergency services, the 18-year-old says he tried to retrieve his suitcase when the door suddenly closed, and the bus began moving; police located and freed the man 20 minutes later
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 9:18 am
  • Photo: Reuters
    Judge says he decided to give the UK teen, convicted of public mischief for lying about being gang raped by 12 Israeli youths last July, a 'second chance'; protests in support of the woman take place outside the courtroom in Paralimni and in central Tel Aviv
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 8:09 am
  • Photo: Avi Moalem
    The energy minister tells Army Radio 'we have to wait and see' what happens after the Islamic Republic announced it is to abandon limitations on enriching uranium following the killing of Qassem Soleimani by U.S.
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 7:25 am
  • Photo: AFP
    Hossein Salami makes the pledge in front of a crowd of thousands chanting 'Death to Israel!' in Kernan, the hometown of Qassem Soleimani, where the slain general's third funeral was to take place
    Posted: January 7, 2020, 7:04 am
  • Photo: AFP
    American officials recommend to stay alert in tourist areas and stay away from demonstrations; embassy staff asked not to reach areas prone to alarms
    Posted: January 6, 2020, 8:38 pm
  • Photo: Alex Kolomoisky
    Hike sees lawmakers' monthly salary rise to NIS 45,251, ministers' pay increases to NIS 50,623 - fourfold national average of NIS 11,000
    Posted: January 6, 2020, 4:54 pm
  • Photo: Amit Shaabi
    Israeli army distances itself from the assassination of top Iranian commander in a first official comment since the U.S. raid on Friday; adds no attempts by Iran-backed, Gaza-based Islamic Jihad to avenge the death have been identified
    Posted: January 6, 2020, 12:58 pm
  • Photo: AFP
    'These assassinations only serve to further strengthen our resolve,' says Ismail Haniyeh, whose Hamas group has long been recipient of Iranian support; 'Criminal atmosphere propagated by the U.S. is what motivates the crimes of Israel both inside and outside of Palestine,' he says
    Posted: January 6, 2020, 11:27 am
  • Photo: The National Fire & Rescue Authority
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