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Beitar embarrassed by ‘disgraceful’ behavior of fans at Belgium soccer match

Beitar embarrassed by ‘disgraceful’ behavior of fans at Belgium soccer match

Jerusalem suffers heavy loss in Belgium after supporters pelt pitch with flares.   Beitar Jerusalem lost 5-1 to Sporting Charleroi on Thursday, but somehow that wasn’t… Read More ›

Can oil prices benefit Israel?

Can oil prices benefit Israel?

“Oil is already selling cheaply, and the introduction of new Iranian oil is expected to push the price further down.”   The nuclear deal signed… Read More ›

Gilad Schalit’s girlfriend gushes over her man on social media

Gilad Schalit’s girlfriend gushes over her man on social media

Almost four years after being released from Hamas captivity in Gaza, will we be hearing wedding bells in the future for Schalit and his girlfriend… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Snowden Leak: Israeli Commandos Killed Syrian General At Dinner Party

Jerusalem – Snowden Leak: Israeli Commandos Killed Syrian General At Dinner Party

  Jerusalem – In a scene that could have been written for the the silver screen, in 2008, Israeli naval commandos reportedly infiltrated the waters… Read More ›

Obama: Netanyahu yet to provide alternative to Iran deal

Obama: Netanyahu yet to provide alternative to Iran deal

President says agreement prevents Iranian nuke, which would compound Israel’s ‘legitimate’ concerns; skewers PM for saying Tehran seeks to ‘take over the world’   US… Read More ›

Clinton vows to uphold Iran deal, curb its ‘bad behavior’

Clinton vows to uphold Iran deal, curb its ‘bad behavior’

Democratic presidential hopeful says US needs to build coalition to combat Tehran’s support of terrorism   WASHINGTON (JTA) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said as president… Read More ›

AIPAC tells Congress to reject Iran deal; J Street to support it

AIPAC tells Congress to reject Iran deal; J Street to support it

Pro-Israel lobbying group says lawmakers should oppose ‘bad deal’; liberal rival says it serves security interests of US and Israel alike   WASHINGTON (JTA) —… Read More ›

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 ›