Former IDF intel chief: Israel should be ready for Iranian strike

July 5, 2020 by  

Israel should prepare for an Iranian counterattack following a series of mysterious incidents at important infrastructure in the country, Amos Yadlin, a former general in the Israeli Air Force (IAF) and former head of the IDF Military Intelligence Directorate, warned. Read more

Israeli lawmaker attends Hamas-Fatah conference declaring war on Israel

July 3, 2020 by  

Member of Knesset (MK) Ayman Odeh, head of the Arab-majority Joint List faction, participated in a press conference in which Hamas and Fatah leaders declared they would join forces to fight Israel. Read more

July 1: Israeli sovereignty in Judea and Samaria still distant

July 1, 2020 by  

Israel can officially declare sovereignty in parts of Judea and Samaria, as delineated in the US-formulated Deal of the Century peace plan, but the actualization of such a move seems distant. Read more

Footage, photos prove Ahmed Erekat committed attack, was not ‘executed’

June 26, 2020 by  

Footage taken by security cameras, photos from the scene of the attack and other information clearly demonstrate that Ahmed Erekat was carrying out a terror attack on Tuesday in the outskirts of Jerusalem when he was killed by Israeli security forces, and was not executed, as Palestinian Authority (PA) officials and Arab-Israeli lawmakers alleged. Read more

Terrorist killed in attack was nephew of PA’s chief negotiator

June 24, 2020 by  

Ahmed Erekat, the terrorist killed on Tuesday while carrying out an attack in the outskirts of Jerusalem, was the nephew of Saeb Erekat, Secretary-General of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and chief negotiator with Israel. Read more

Judea and Samaria leaders to Netanyahu: declare sovereignty this week

June 22, 2020 by  

Leaders from Judea and Samaria gathered in Jerusalem on Sunday and called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to move forward with the declaration OF sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria, as stipulated by the US’ Deal of the Century peace plan. Read more

‘World must set clear red line: Israel calls for action after UN Warns of Iran’s noncompliance with Non-Proliferation Agreement

June 21, 2020 by  

Members of the International Atomic Energy Agency’s (IAEA) Board of Governors (BoG) on Friday condemned the Islamic Republic of Iran for violating the Safeguards Agreements it has signed with the agency, and Israel has called for actions against the country. Read more

Assad must pay a price’: Israel welcomes US sanctions on Syria’s Assad and wife

June 18, 2020 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi welcomed the US’ newly imposed sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his wife Asma that went into effect as part of the Caesar Act. Read more

Government approves plans to establish Ramat Trump in Golan Heights

June 15, 2020 by  

The Israeli government on Sunday approved plans for the establishment of Ramat Trump (Trump’s Heights) in the Golan Heights, named after the US’ 45th President Donald Trump. Read more

Fatah names youth camp after terrorist who murdered two Israelis

June 11, 2020 by  

The Fatah movement, led by Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas, has recently named a camp for high school boys after terrorist Omar Abu-Laila who murdered two Israelis in March 2019. Read more

Israeli FM: Trump’s Peace Plan ‘will be advanced responsibly’

June 11, 2020 by  

Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi met on Wednesday in Jerusalem with his German counterpart, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas, to discuss the prospects of Israel’s plan to declare sovereignty over parts of Judea and Samaria, as stipulated in the US’ Deal of the Century peace plan. Read more

‘Abandoning its pretense of impartiality’: Right irate after High Court annuls law that legalizes thousands of homes in Judea and Samaria

June 10, 2020 by  

Right-wing politicians and several organizations assailed Israel’s High Court of Justice after it ruled on Tuesday that the Regulation Law, which was formulated to save some 4,000 Israeli homes in Judea and Samaria, is unconstitutional. Read more

UAE Airways makes second direct flight to Israel, this time with insignia

June 10, 2020 by  

An Etihad Airways cargo plane landed at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel on Tuesday night after a direct flight from Abu Dhabi with humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority (PA), the second time in recorded history that such a flight has taken place. Read more

Israel ‘hits emergency brake’ on easing of COVID-19 restrictions

June 9, 2020 by  

The Israeli government has decided to pause the easing of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) related restrictions after the country experienced an increase in the rate of infection in recent days. Read more

Member of Knesset Infected with Coronavirus

June 4, 2020 by  

Member of Knesset (MK) Sami Abu Shehadeh has been infected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the second Israeli lawmaker to contract the virus. Read more

Police probing fraud case among Netanyahu’s staff

June 1, 2020 by  

The police have launched an investigation into alleged false testimony giving by staff members at the Netanyahus’ official residence in favour of Sara Netanyahu during a trial accusing her of mistreating an employee. Read more

Israel welcomes Austrian parliament’s call for action against Hezbollah

May 31, 2020 by  

Israel welcomed the Austrian Parliament’s decision calling for measures to be taken against the Hezbollah terror organization. Read more

Israel facing second Coronavirus wave? Netanyahu warns of climbing numbers of infected

May 31, 2020 by  

Israel must adhere to the Coronavirus restrictions and social distancing guidelines or it may face another wave of Coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Saturday, as the number of recorded infections climbed significantly over the weekend. Read more

Leaders of Jewish organisations from around the world discuss enduring COVID-19

May 27, 2020 by  

Over 30 leaders of major Jewish organizations from around the world participated on Tuesday in a roundtable forum established by the Jewish Agency for Israel and Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs to assess the devastating implications the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on Jewish communities worldwide and the necessary steps to address their pressing needs. Read more

Special prayer held in israel for wellbeing of world Jewry

May 25, 2020 by  

A unique prayer session was held on Sunday at the ancient site of the Tabernacle in Shiloh for the wellbeing and safeguarding of world Jewry, which is still combating the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Read more

Netanyahu to face corruption charges in court

May 24, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will attend a Jerusalem court today to face corruption charges in three cases, becoming the first sitting prime minister in Israel’s history to be tried before a three-judge panel. Read more

Netanyahu threatens Iranian regime after Khamenei calls for ‘Final Solution’ for Israel

May 21, 2020 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu threatened to destroy the Iranian regime after Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called for a “Final Solution” for Israel. Read more

Abbas declares end to agreements with Israel, US

May 20, 2020 by  

Palestinian Authority (PA) head Mahmoud Abbas declared an end to the agreements signed with Israel and the United States and said he was turning over responsibility for the PA territories back to Israel. Read more

EU ‘strongly’ urges Israel to refrain from unilateral moves in Judea and Samaria

May 19, 2020 by  

The European Union “strongly” urges Israel to refrain from any unilateral diplomatic moves in Judea and Samaria that would lead to their annexation and “would be contrary to International Law”. Read more

Ahead of Jerusalem Day: capital experiences unprecedented growth

May 19, 2020 by  

President Reuven Rivlin received yesterday the 2020 Statistical Yearbook of the Jerusalem Institute for Public Policy (JIPP), which sheds light on the city’s makeup and growth. Read more

After delay, Israel’s 35th government sworn in

May 18, 2020 by  

Israel’s 35th government, headed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was sworn in on Sunday, as 18 months of political turmoil seemingly came to an end and after last-minute complications delayed the ceremony that was slated for Thursday night. Read more

Israeli Minister slams EU for ‘capitulating to Palestinian pressure,’ financing terrorism

May 14, 2020 by  

The European Union (EU) has “capitulated to Palestinian Pressure” and is funding organizations tied to terrorism, Minister of Strategic Affairs Gilad Erdan charged. Read more

IDF soldier killed during operation by rock thrown by terrorist 

May 12, 2020 by  

An IDF soldier on Tuesday morning was killed by a terrorist who threw a rock and hit him in the head while his unit was operating to capture terrorists in the Jenin area. Read more

Israel hosts roundtable to tackle COVID-19 challenges facing Jewish communities around the world

May 12, 2020 by  

Israel is reaching out to the Jews of the Diaspora and has initiated a roundtable of global and regional Jewish organizations to assess the impact of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on Jewish communities and prepare a plan for their rehabilitation. Read more

Katz shares Israel’s COVID-19 exit strategy with foreign ministers around the world

May 12, 2020 by  

Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz participated on Monday in a video conference on the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with other foreign ministers including Australia’s Marisa Payne in a meeting initiated by US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Read more

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