Massive demonstrations on Gaza border, one soldier lightly injured, IDF attacks Hamas posts

January 13, 2019 by  

An IDF soldier was lightly injured on Friday afternoon, during the weekly March of Return demonstrations on the Gaza border, in which 13,000 Palestinians took part – setting fire to tires and throwing stones and other objects at the IDF forces. Read more

Syrian report: Israeli jets strike targets near Damascus

January 13, 2019 by  

The Syrian Arab News Agency (Sana) has reported that Israeli fighter jets carried out a strike against several targets in the Damascus area, after entering Syria from the Galilee on Friday night. Read more

Netanyahu demands televised face off with state’s witnesses

January 8, 2019 by  

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu announced that he has demanded, and continues to demand, to be allowed to face the state’s witnesses who have testified against him in the three corruption cases in which he is implicated. Read more

British cover band ‘Pink Floyd Experience’ lands in Israel

January 4, 2019 by  

Members of the British rock cover group ‘UK Pink Floyd Experience’ landed in Israel on Thursday evening, despite a heavy campaign of pressure by Roger Waters invoking BDS  in recent months to cancel the visit. Read more

Livni after disbandment of Zionist Union: Most important thing now is to replace Netanyahu

January 2, 2019 by  

The most important mission is to bring about a “political revolution” and replace Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister, Opposition Leader Tzipi Livni said at a press conference on Tuesday, just hours after Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay disbanded the Zionist Union and unceremoniously ousted her from their joint-list. Read more

Report: Israel involved in capture of Saddam Hussein

January 1, 2019 by  

The State of Israel was instrumental in the location and capture of former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 2003, London-based Arabic website Rai al-Youm reported yesterday. Read more

Bennett and Shaked announce break away from Jewish Home, establish new party

December 31, 2018 by  

Jewish Home Chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett, along with his party colleague Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked have announced Saturday, that they will be leaving the party in order to establish a new right-wing party comprised of both religious and secular Israelis – “The New Right. Read more

Knesset approves export of medical cannabis

December 27, 2018 by  

Israel’s Knesset approved a bill allowing for the export of medical cannabis products from Israel abroad on Wednesday, allowing Israel to fully participate in the emerging global cannabis industry. Read more

Polls predict victory for Likud in 2019

December 26, 2018 by  

In the upcoming general elections, Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Likud Party would receive between 27 and 30 seats in the next Knesset, making it the largest party yet again, a sum of recent polls indicate.

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Gaza factions threaten new round of fighting

December 24, 2018 by  

Hamas and Islamic Jihad warned yesterday they would “respond harshly” to what they described as the killing of Palestinian civilians in Gaza during violent riots along the border on Friday in which four Palestinians died. Read more

IDF estimates a dozen Hezbollah tunnels cross into Israel

December 6, 2018 by  

Operation Northern Shield entered its second day on Wednesday, as IDF Engineering Corps forces continued their work to expose and destroy tunnels dug into Israeli territory from Lebanon by Hezbollah.

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Rare crusader era gold cache discovered in port of Caesarea

December 4, 2018 by  

The Israeli Antiquities Authority has announced a cache of 24 rare gold coins and a 900-year-old gold earring have been discovered at the port of Caesarea. Read more

Netanyahu faces third corruption charge after police recommend indictment in Bezeq-Walla! affair

December 3, 2018 by  

The Israeli Police have recommended that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and his wife Sara be indicted for bribery after a joint investigation with the Israel Securities Authority revealed evidence of an alleged conspiracy to promote legislation that would benefit Bezeq Group Chairman Shaul Elovitch’s business dealings, in exchange for positive coverage of the couple in the Bezeq-owned Walla! News website.

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Ultra-Orthodox IDF enlistment at all time high

November 30, 2018 by  

3,070 Ultra-Orthodox Israelis enlisted in the IDF in 2017 – the highest ever in the history of the state.

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Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor Barkat slams EU over criticism of Shuafat demolitions

November 26, 2018 by  

Outgoing Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat slammed the European Union yesterday, over its condemnation of the destruction of 20 illegally built structures in the Shuafat Refugee camp by the Jerusalem Municipality on Wednesday.

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Airbnb delisting of Judea and Samaria residences ‘illegal under US anti-discrimination law’

November 23, 2018 by  

The Airbnb decision earlier this week to delist Jewish-owned homes in Judea and Samaria is “discriminatory on its face, and it is illegal under US anti-discrimination law,”  Brooke Goldstein, Executive Director of The Lawfare Project, told TPS in an interview yesterday. Read more

Kahlon: hard to believe coalition will hold

November 20, 2018 by  

Kulanu Chairman Moshe Kahlon told a meeting of his Knesset faction Monday that he expects to take place as early as March despite the Jewish Home’s decision to remain in the government. Read more

Calls for counter-boycott as Airbnb removes Judea and Samaria homes from listings

November 20, 2018 by  

Online hospitality service Airbnb said that it was removing the listing of Israeli homes in Judea and Samaria, drawing furious reactions, including calls to boycott the service.

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Elections loom as coalition hangs by a thread

November 18, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu cancelled Sunday morning’s scheduled Coalition party head meeting, as Israel’s political system moves ever closer to early elections. Read more

IDF warns Gazans ahead of Friday protests as Gaza Belt residents demand security

November 16, 2018 by  

The IDF will not show restraint against protestors on the Gaza border, Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories Maj. Gen. Kamil Abu Rukun said in an Arabic-language video released on Thursday evening, directed at any Gazans that plan on taking part in weekly Friday demonstrations labelled “The Great March of Return.” Read more

LIVE STREAM: Missile hits bus in Gaza Belt, over 300 rockets fired at South, IAF attacks in Gaza

November 13, 2018 by  

An Israeli bus was hit by an anti-tank missile shot from Gaza on Monday evening, severely wounding a 19-year-old male. Read more

Protestors demand Israel cease transfer of goods into Gaza until soldiers’ remains are returned

November 5, 2018 by  

Residents of the Gaza Belt attempted to block a shipment of goods into the Gaza Strip on Sunday morning in protest against Israel continuing to provide medicine and supplies to the Strip despite the security situation. Read more

Senior diplomatic source: ‘Jordan situation is difficult, almost impossible’

November 5, 2018 by  

Israel is in talks with Jordan over the Hashemite Kingdom ’s recent decision to reclaim land leased by Israel in the Island of Peace in Naharayim in the Jordan Valley and the Tzofar enclave in the Arava, a senior Israeli diplomatic source confirmed yesterday. Read more

Report: Decision on Netanyahu indictment by early 2019

October 25, 2018 by  

Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit is expected to make a decision on whether to indict Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu during the first quarter of 2019 after Israel Police concluded their investigation into three corruption cases against him,  Hadashot TV news station reported Tuesday. Read more

Hebron to get first new Jewish neighbourhood in 20 years

October 15, 2018 by  

The Israeli government has approved a plan to construct 31 new housing units within the Jewish settlement in Hebron.

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Merkel: ‘All Iranian forces must leave Syria’

October 5, 2018 by  

All Iranian forces must leave Syria, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem. Read more

Livni Defends Decision To Meet With Abu-Mazen, says it was to prevent violent escalation

September 27, 2018 by  

Israeli Opposition Leader MK Tzipi Livni’s meeting with Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu-Mazen) on Tuesday evening was intended at preventing an escalation in the security situation in Judea and Samaria, Livni told Israel’s Channel 10 News on Wednesday. Read more

Netanyahu to Putin: ‘Syria responsible for shooting down Russian plane’

September 20, 2018 by  

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke to Russian President Vladimir Putin over the telephone on Tuesday, following Monday’s incident which saw Syrian missile defence systems shoot down a Russian military plane carrying 15 soldiers. Read more

Report: Israel-Hamas ceasefire deal close to completion

August 24, 2018 by  

The Egyptian brokered ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas is nearly completed, the London based Al-Hayat Arabic language daily reported on Thursday. Read more

Bennett: concessions to Hamas like paying protection money

August 20, 2018 by  

Jewish Home leader Naftali Bennett continued his hard-line against concessions to Hamas on Sunday evening, saying that the understandings with the terrorist organization and the  reopening of the border crossings with Gaza were akin to paying it protection money. Read more

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