Israel to demand US$250 billion from Arab countries for Jewish property left behind

January 8, 2019 by  

Israel is preparing to demand compensation from several Arab states and Iran which forced Jews to leave after 1948 and following the establishment of the State of Israel, Israel’s Hadashot TV reported. Read more

UNRWA tweets, then removes post glorifying PFLP terrorist

December 26, 2018 by  

UNRWA, the UN refugee agency for Palestinians, deleted a tweet on Monday that had glorified a terrorist, with the organization blaming “brief, unauthorized access” to its Twitter account for the incident. Read more

Netanyahu, Trump discuss Syria following US withdrawal announcement

December 21, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke with United States President Donald Trump Thursday to discuss the situation in Syria. Read more

Palestinian killer of British exchange student to get away with 18 month sentence

December 21, 2018 by  

Jamil Tamimi, a Palestinian resident of east Jerusalem who stabbed a British exchange student to death on the Jerusalem Light Rail in April 2017, will serve only 18 months in jail after reaching a plea bargain with prosecutors who were concerned he could escape punishment altogether as he suffers from mental illness. Read more

Ashkelon hacker sentenced to ten years prison over US bomb threats

November 23, 2018 by  

A 19-year-old Israeli-American teenager has been sentenced Thursday to 10 years in prison and fined NIS 60,000 (A$22,000) after being convicted in June on multiple counts of bomb threats to airports, schools and Jewish centres in 2016 and 2017. Read more

Netanyahu takes Defence Ministry: says now not time for early elections

November 19, 2018 by  

Now is not the time to go to early elections while Israel is amidst one of the “most complex” security situations it has known in its history, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Sunday evening at a press conference in Tel Aviv as he declared he would take up the post of defence minister vacated by Avigdor Liberman last week, when he resigned over the government’s Gaza policy throwing the coalition into crisis. Read more

Man killed, two seriously hurt in direct rocket hit in Ashkelon

November 13, 2018 by  

A man was killed and two women were seriously injured when a rocket fired from Gaza hit a residential building in Ashkelon late Monday night amind incessant rocket fire at southern Israel.

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IDF hits 80 targets in Gaza after night of rocket fire

October 28, 2018 by  

The IDF struck some 80 terrorist targets in Gaza overnight in response to 30 rockets fired at Israel, a military spokesman said early Saturday morning Read more

IDF, civil search and rescue units head to Jordan to assist in flood rescue efforts

October 26, 2018 by  

IDF and civil rescue teams have been dispatched to Jordan after a bus carrying 37 schoolchildren and seven teachers was swept away by flash floods on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea. Read more

Israel’s UN envoy accuses B’Tselem head of ‘collaborating with the enemy’

October 15, 2018 by  

Israel’s United Nations ambassador Danny Danon has accused Hagai El-Ad, the head of the B’Tselem human rights NGO, of “collaborating with Israel’s enemies” after he said he would speak to the Security Council later this week to discuss “reality in the territories.”

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IDF prepares to demolish home of terrorist who killed Ari Fuld

September 17, 2018 by  

The IDF in conjunction with Shin Bet has raided the home of the 17-year-old terrorist, Khalil Jabarin, who killed well-known Israel activist Ari Fuld on Sunday morning in Gush Etzion. Read more

Kotel workers removing notes ahead of high holidays

August 31, 2018 by  

Notes lodged between the stones in the Kotel have been removed…and transferred to the Mount of Olives.  Read more

UNHRC head of Gaza inquiry resigns

August 24, 2018 by  

The UN Human Rights Council chairman heading up the inquiry into events on the Gaza border in recent months resigned on Wednesday due to “personal circumstances.” Read more

Public broadcaster backs down over Eurovision deposit, contest to take place in Israel

August 16, 2018 by  

Israel will host the Eurovision Song Contest after the Israeli Public Broadcasting Corporation (IPBC) and the Finance Ministry reached a compromise on Tuesday on a 12 million euro deposit required by the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) in order to obtain the production rights for the 2019 competition. Read more

Netanyahu: Arab demonstrators want to see end of Israel as Jewish Nation State

August 13, 2018 by  

The Arab demonstrators who raised Palestinian flags at Saturday night’s protest against the Nation State Law “want to annul Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people” Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the weekly Cabinet meeting, yesterday. Read more

Netanyahu: Israel won’t accept anything less than full Gaza ceasefire

August 13, 2018 by  

Israel will not accept anything less than a complete ceasefire with Gaza, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the start of the weekly Cabinet meeting yesterday, while a senior minister said that the option of toppling Hamas was inching ever closer. Read more

Head of the Sderot Yeshiva talks of the rocket attacks – a video report

August 12, 2018 by  

Rabbi Dov Fendel, Head of the Sderot Yeshiva speaks about the dozens rockets launched by Hamas from Gaza and the damages to the city of Sderot in southern Israel. Read more

IDF airstrike demolishes Hamas building in Gaza City

August 10, 2018 by  

IDF jets have demolished a five-storey building in Gaza City used by Hamas’ internal security apparatus, a military spokesman said Thursday evening. Read more

Foreign worker wounded as rocket barrage continues to pound Gaza belt

August 9, 2018 by  

Five people in the Gaza Belt region were wounded, including one seriously, as a missile barrage from the Gaza Strip that began Wednesday afternoon continued overnight. Read more

Netanyahu: Nation-state law necessary to ensure israel’s Jewish future

August 6, 2018 by  

The controversial Nation-State Law was necessary in order to guarantee Israel’s future as a Jewish country, but the measure does not detract from individual civil rights, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told the security cabinet yesterday. Read more

50,000 turn out in Tel-Aviv to support Druze call for equality

August 6, 2018 by  

Over 50,000 people flooded Rabin Square in Tel Aviv on Saturday evening to protest the controversial nation-state law. The demonstration, called by the Druze community, highlighted the ongoing dispute between minority communities and the government.

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Navy intercepts two protest ships trying to break Gaza blockade

July 30, 2018 by  

Israel naval vessels intercepted two protest ships attempting to break the maritime barricade of the Gaza Strip Sunday and escorted them to the Ashdod port, the IDF said in a statement. Read more

Netanyahu: Israel will not tolerate ‘spillover’ from Syrian civil war

July 25, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issued a stern warning Tuesday that Israel will “not accept any… spillover into our territory” by warring parties in Syria, and cautioned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that Israel views the 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement with Syria as inviolate. Read more

Stone falls from Western Wall

July 24, 2018 by  

A one-ton stone dropped out of the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Monday.

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Knesset ratifies Breaking the Silence law banning group from schools

July 17, 2018 by  

The Knesset ratified the so-called “Breaking the Silence Law” overnight between Monday and Tuesday, giving Education Minister Naftali Bennett the authority to prevent organisations that “act against the IDF” from addressing school groups or entering state-funded schools.

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Prince William at Western Wall: ‘May the God of Peace Bless this Region’

June 29, 2018 by  

Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, visited the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Thursday, as he concluded a a five-day Middle East tour that also took place in Jordan and the Palestinian territories. Read more

Netanyahu corrects UK over royal visit to ‘Occupied Territories’ in Jerusalem

June 25, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu issued a veiled rebuke to the United Kingdom Sunday less than 48 hours before Prince William was scheduled to begin the first-ever official visit to Israel by a member of the British royal family, after Kensington Palace listed Jerusalem’s Old City as “Occupied Palestinian Territories” in the itinerary for the trip which will also take in the Palestinian Authority and Jordan. Read more

Strategic Affairs Ministry unveils BDS ‘Map of Hate’

June 24, 2018 by  

The Israeli Minister of Strategic Affairs and Public Diplomacy Gilad Erdan has revealed a map of the network of ties between 42 of the most prominent BDS organisations in the world and their ties with terrorist organisations Hamas and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP). Read more

Hamas paid parents of Gaza baby to lie and blame Israel for death, says cousin

June 22, 2018 by  

Hamas paid the parents of an eight-month old baby who died of a blood disorder to say that she had been killed as a result of tear gas fired by IDF soldiers during riots along the Gaza border, states an indictment filed Thursday at the Beer Sheva District Court against a Palestinian who was caught attempting to infiltrate the border and is related to the family. Read more

Disgraced former Israeli minister Gonen Segev charged with spying for Iran

June 19, 2018 by  

Former Minister of Energy and Infrastructure and MK Gonen Segev was arrested last month by the Israel Security Agency and indicted on charges of aiding the enemy in time of war and espionage against the State of Israel, the Shin Bet revealed yesterday. Read more

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