One of the earliest known mosques in the world discovered in Negev

July 18, 2019 by  

A 7th-century small rural mosque, one of the earliest known in the world, has been discovered in the Bedouin town of Rahat in the Negev, southern Israel. Read more

US envoy: ‘Absolutely detestable’ that PA children’s camp named after terrorist security

July 17, 2019 by  

Jason Greenblatt, the US’ Special Representative for International Negotiations, slammed the Palestinian Authority (PA) for its annual exploitation of its summer camps for incitement to terrorism and indoctrination of the campers. Read more

9,000-year-old prehistoric settlement, one of the largest in the world, exposed near Jerusalem

July 17, 2019 by  

Israeli workers building a new road and a bridge on the outskirts of Jerusalem chanced upon a huge settlement from the Neolithic Period (New Stone Age), the largest known in Israel from that period, and one of the largest of its kind in the world. Read more

The EU’s response to Iran is ‘reminiscent of Europe’s appeasement in the 30s,’ Netanyahu says

July 16, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has criticized the European Union’s (EU) Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini for her decision not to take action against Iran at this time, despite the country’s blatant breach of the 2015 nuclear deal. Read more

PA doubles salary of terrorist responsible for murder of three Israeli teens

July 12, 2019 by  

Hussam Hassan Kawasme, the Hamas terrorist responsible for the planning of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in the summer of 2014, has received a significant pay hike from the Palestinian Authority (PA) and his monthly pay will double from NIS 2,000 to NIS 4,000. Read more

IDF exposes 18th Gazan terror tunnel in 5 years

July 9, 2019 by  

The IDF exposed a cross-border terror tunnel running out of the Gaza Strip and penetrating into Israeli territory, the army stated Monday evening. Read more

Israeli and Australian researchers uncover King David’s biblical town of Ziklag

July 8, 2019 by  

Researchers from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) and Macquarie University in Sydney have found Biblical Ziklag. Read more

5 soldiers wounded in attack, terrorist captured

July 7, 2019 by  

An Arab terrorist on Saturday night rammed his car into a group of soldiers operating near the Arab town of Hizmeh, north of Jerusalem, injuring five of them. The terrorist was captured several hours later. Read more

Netanyahu warns: ‘Iran taking a significant step toward producing nuclear weapons’

July 2, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu slammed Iran’s announcement that it has officially breached the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers and called on the European countries to take action. Read more

Israelis develop anti-drowning system following son’s near death experience

July 2, 2019 by  

A team of Israelis has developed an Artificial Intelligence-based application that set off an alarm when there is a danger of someone drowning in a body of water. Read more

Israeli athletes come home with 7 medals from European Games in Minsk

July 1, 2019 by  

Israel’s delegation to the European Games in Minsk came home with seven medals, an impressive achievement that far exceeded the team’s initial expectations. Read more

US: Bahrain Summit ‘Galvanized’ Investors; PLO Dismisses Plan as ‘Insult to Our Intelligence’

June 27, 2019 by  

The US praised the Peace to Prosperity Workshop in Bahrain as a success that “galvanized enthusiasm among potential investors to transform the Palestinian economy,” while the PLO dismissed the economic plans, saying they are “an insult to our intelligence.” Read more

‘Surrender or Collapse:’ Israel welcomes US new sanctions on Iran

June 25, 2019 by  

Israel has welcomed the latest set of sanctions the US imposed against Iran, saying they will lead Iran “to surrender or to collapse.” Read more

Israel cuts fuel to Gaza in response to arson terrorism

June 25, 2019 by  

The IDF’s Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) announced Tuesday that it was stopping the transfer of fuel to the power station in the Gaza Strip through the Kerem Shalom Crossing “until further notice” following arson attacks by Gazan terrorists on Israeli areas surrounding the Strip. Read more

Netanyahu: I cannot understand the Palestinians

June 24, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US National Security Adviser John Bolton, yesterday toured the Jordan Valley and took a helicopter expedition of the Jerusalem district, the security fence and the Jordan Valley. Read more

Abbas rejects ‘Peace to Prosperity’, US envoy defends it

June 23, 2019 by  

Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas rejected the economic chapter of the Trump’s administration released on Saturday, saying that the political issues must be settled before the economy is discussed. Read more

Israeli public responds with rage to Arab’s vicious assault on 7-year-old Israeli girl

June 18, 2019 by  

Israeli leaders and large segments of the public responded with shock, dismay, and anger to the news of an Arab who viciously assaulted a seven-year-old Israeli girl. Read more

Ramat Trump

June 17, 2019 by  

President Donald Trump has thanked Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Israel for naming a town in the Golan Heights after him. Read more

Europe’s second-oldest synagogue hosts first wedding in 1,500 years

June 10, 2019 by  

For the first time in over 1,500 years, the ruins of a synagogue dating back to the 4th century in the Calabria area of southern Italy hosted a Jewish wedding, a historic and emotional event. Read more

Abbas: Hope ‘Deal of the Century’ goes to hell

June 7, 2019 by  

Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas reiterated his opposition to President Donald Trump’s pending peace plan for the Middle East end expressed  hope that plan, dubbed Deal of the Century, will “go to hell.” Read more

Israel’s First Lady Nechama Rivlin passes away at 73

June 4, 2019 by  

Nechama Rivlin, the wife of Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin, passed away on Tuesday after undergoing a complex surgery three months ago and then slipping into a coma. Read more

US envoy: Hamas and Islamic Jihad bringing ‘misery and suffering to Gaza’

June 4, 2019 by  

Jason Greenblatt, Assistant to President Donald Trump and the US’ Special Representative for International Negotiations, accused the terror organizations of bringing “misery and suffering to Palestinians in Gaza” in response to a new report that the groups have restocked their arsenal of rockets to levels reached just before Operation Protective Edge. Read more

Trump tells Israelis to ‘get their act together’

June 3, 2019 by  

President Donald Trump on Sunday expressed displeasure with Israel’s reoccurring elections and told the Israelis to “get their act together.” Read more

IAF retaliates against Syria in response to rocket fire on Hermon

June 2, 2019 by  

Israel Air Force (IAF) fighters and gunships on Saturday night carried out several strikes against military targets inside Syria in retaliation for rockets fired from Syria at the Israeli Hermon earlier in the evening. Read more

Muslims riot on Temple Mount during Jerusalem Day

June 2, 2019 by  

Muslims rioted on the Temple Mount on Sunday morning as Jews visited the holy compound in honour of Jerusalem Day, celebrating the 52nd anniversary of the liberation of the city during the 1967 Six Day War. Read more

Israeli org shuts down Miss Hitler pageant

May 31, 2019 by  

An Israeli human rights organization has been successful in shutting down the online “Miss Hitler 2019” pageant. Read more

Knesset will dissolve itself at midnight, send Israel to elections again

May 29, 2019 by  

The Knesset’s interim special committee on Tuesday night approved for its second and third readings in the Knesset plenum a proposal to disperse the 21st Knesset and hold general elections on September 17. Read more

Major German paper: The Kippa belongs to Germany

May 28, 2019 by  

The der Bild German newspaper has launched a campaign in support of Germany’s Jews and against anti-Semitism following a statement made by Dr. Felix Klein, the German anti-Semitism commissioner, that it would be preferable for Jews not wear a kippa, a Jewish head covering, in public in Germany out of fear for their safety. Read more

Israel’s richest woman charged with fraud, bribery

May 28, 2019 by  

Billionaire Shari Arison and several executives have been charged by the police with an elaborate bribery and fraud scheme to win contracts in Kenya. Read more

Is Israel heading for elections again?

May 27, 2019 by  

Israel may face elections again in the coming months after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party have apparently failed to put together a viable coalition. Read more

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