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UK’s Hammond: Israel wants permanent state of stand-off with Iran

UK’s Hammond: Israel wants permanent state of stand-off with Iran

British foreign secretary to visit Israel to discuss nuclear deal with Netanyahu; tells UK parliament that Israel would not have been satisfied with any kind… Read More ›

Three Israelis arrested in international operation against hackers forum

Three Israelis arrested in international operation against hackers forum

FBI investigation spanning 20 countries ends in extensive arrests operation of members of malware forum Darkode; one Israeli suspected of aiding terror groups. Lahav 433’s… Read More ›

Iranian officials calling for Israel’s destruction to enjoy sanctions relief

Iranian officials calling for Israel’s destruction to enjoy sanctions relief

Sanctions imposed on Quds Force and its commander Soleimani to lifted 8 years into agreement implementation; hundreds of individuals, organizations, companies also removed from black… Read More ›

Volume of goods entering Gaza to double this year

Volume of goods entering Gaza to double this year

The Crossings Authority is now preparing for an increase in the rate of goods passing through the Kerem Shalom crossing, up to some 1,000 trucks… Read More ›

Rocket fired towards southern Israel from Gaza

Rocket fired towards southern Israel from Gaza

The army was searching for the rocket.   A rocket was launched from Gaza towards Israel early Thursday morning causing rocket alert sirens to sound… Read More ›

Confronting old wounds, Ramadan tours promote coexistence

Confronting old wounds, Ramadan tours promote coexistence

Thousands visit Arab-Israeli towns for a taste of fast-breaking feasts, giving a boost to the local economy   The group of Jewish-Israelis sat in a… Read More ›

Kerry: Netanyahu ‘way over the top’ in criticizing Iran deal

Kerry: Netanyahu ‘way over the top’ in criticizing Iran deal

Secretary says enigmatically that PM ‘doesn’t even know what the concessions are that we have not engaged in’   US Secretary of State John Kerry… Read More ›

Ehud Barak: Iran likely to go nuclear within decade

Ehud Barak: Iran likely to go nuclear within decade

Former PM and defense minister says rebuilding ‘working relationship’ with Obama now vital; military option must be maintained   Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak… Read More ›

The day Obama awarded Iran hegemony in the Middle East

The day Obama awarded Iran hegemony in the Middle East

Op-Ed: July 14, 2015 may prove to be one of the darkest days in region’s history, especially for moderate Arab Sunni states and Israel  … Read More ›

Israel warns of Iran’s continued nuclear R&D, problematic inspection

Israel warns of Iran’s continued nuclear R&D, problematic inspection

With only partial access to military sites and a 24 days warning period prior to inspections, Iran can continue to realize its nuclear ambitions unimpeded;… Read More ›

Iran deal puts military option back on table

Iran deal puts military option back on table

Analysis: The Vienna agreement does delay Iran’s construction of a bomb by a year or more, but if Iran chooses to violate the deal, it… Read More ›

From a Gaza checkpoint to the Diamond Exchange, biometric start-up seeks to ease security concerns

From a Gaza checkpoint to the Diamond Exchange, biometric start-up seeks to ease security concerns

FST Biometrics sees a wide variety of uses for its technology, which seeks to change means of identification.   The idea for FST Biometrics came… Read More ›

‘Gantz bill’ to shorten cooling-off period likely to be rejected

‘Gantz bill’ to shorten cooling-off period likely to be rejected

The bill would shorten the cooling-off period for top IDF, Israel Police, Prisons Service, Shin Bet and Mossad personnel. A similar bill was rejected three… Read More ›

Palestinian workers demand equal labor conditions to Israelis at court hearing

Palestinian workers demand equal labor conditions to Israelis at court hearing

Lawyer for laborers: How can 1967 Jordanian law apply when it does not apply anywhere in the world, even Jordan?   In a case with… Read More ›

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

Analysis: 30-year journey to stop Iranian nukes may soon move to Congress

The quest began at the end of the Iran-Iraq War in 1988 when the Islamic Republic’s founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, famously “drank from the poisoned… Read More ›

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

Attacks on France’s Jews are surging

  The number of reported anti-Semitic incidents in France the first quarter of 2015 has increased exponentially compared to the corresponding period the year before,… Read More ›

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

UN chief calls for safe return of missing Israelis

Ban Ki-moon urges Palestinians with info on two Israelis who entered Gaza and disappeared to come forward   UNITED NATIONS — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon… Read More ›

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Settler leaders: PM told us construction effectively frozen

Netanyahu said ‘settlements can no longer be developed,’ West Bank local council chiefs claim   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told West Bank Jewish leaders Monday… Read More ›

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Iran nuke deal is likely in coming hours, diplomats say

Conflicting reports on whether announcement will be made pre-dawn Tuesday, as sides wrap up years of tortuous negotiations   An Iran nuclear agreement appeared likely within… Read More ›

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

Netanyahu tweets in Farsi against Iran nuclear deal

In new Twitter account, PM explains that ‘the more the regime feels strong and impervious to foreign pressure, the more it increases domestic oppression’. In… Read More ›