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UNHRC report: Less biased, but no less lethal

UNHRC report: Less biased, but no less lethal

Whereas the International Criminal Court in 2008- 9 was just a distant threat, it now sees the Palestinians as having a state that can officially… Read More ›

Junior staff strike at Hebrew University

Junior staff strike at Hebrew University

Junior staff at all the Hebrew University of Jerusalem campuses started striking on Sunday, with no end in sight unless the university agrees to its… Read More ›

Israeli army preparing to block Gaza flotilla

Israeli army preparing to block Gaza flotilla

Navy monitoring boats planning to break blockade; Bennett: We evacuated the Strip and got flotillas in return   The Israeli military is monitoring a blockade-busting… Read More ›

Wife of Israel’s interior minister tweets, and deletes, racist joke about President Obama

Wife of Israel’s interior minister tweets, and deletes, racist joke about President Obama

  Judy Mozes, an Israeli talk-show host and the wife of the country’s interior minister, tweeted a racist joke about President Barack Obama on Sunday… Read More ›

Israel announces punitive measures for Palestinians after stabbing

Israel announces punitive measures for Palestinians after stabbing

Entry into country for residents of assailant’s home town annulled, as are hundreds of passes to fly abroad through Israeli airport   Israeli leaders ordered… Read More ›

Abbas tells French FM ‘no place for Hamas’ in new government

Abbas tells French FM ‘no place for Hamas’ in new government

Fabius says PA president wants next cabinet to include only members who recognize Israel, renounce violence   Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday told… Read More ›

Al-Midan theater: We’ll turn to European Union for funding

Al-Midan theater: We’ll turn to European Union for funding

In reaction to culture minister’s decision to freeze funds to Arab theater which staged play about Israeli-Arab terrorist, a meeting of Arab artists and MKs… Read More ›

France says Iran deal ‘still not clear’

France says Iran deal ‘still not clear’

French FM, currently visiting in Israel, says that a nuclear deal is not guaranteed as June 30th deadline approaches. France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said… Read More ›

The officer who saw behind the top-secret curtain

The officer who saw behind the top-secret curtain

From supporting Yemeni Royalists to a proposal for the assassination Iran’s Khomenei, former military intelligence officer Yossi Alpher had a behind-the-scenes look at some of… Read More ›

High Court to debate demolition of homes in West Bank outpost

High Court to debate demolition of homes in West Bank outpost

The High Court of Justice is slated on Monday to debate the demolition of 17 homes on private Palestinian property in the Derech Ha’avot outpost… Read More ›

Ministers vote down anti-corruption bill

Ministers vote down anti-corruption bill

The Ministerial Committee for Legislation voted down Sunday a Yesh Atid proposal to ban perpetrators of crimes with moral turpitude from ever running for elected… Read More ›

Last South African president under white rule opposes boycott of Israel

Last South African president under white rule opposes boycott of Israel

De Klerk says in Israel Radio interview that boycotts only serve to make the society being boycotted more extreme and to shut out the voices… Read More ›

Lebanon: Israel bombs its own drone, downed in Bekaa Valley

Lebanon: Israel bombs its own drone, downed in Bekaa Valley

Security official says IDF struck unmanned aircraft that fell in Lebanese territory Saturday   Israel carried out an airstrike in eastern Lebanon on Sunday targeting… Read More ›

Border policeman seriously hurt in stabbing outside Jerusalem’s Old City

Border policeman seriously hurt in stabbing outside Jerusalem’s Old City

Suspected Palestinian assailant shot and seriously hurt; officer reportedly on life support   A Palestinian man stabbed and seriously injured an Israeli Border Police officer… Read More ›

Netanyahu: I’ll ‘fiercely reject’ foreign ‘diktats’ on conflict

Netanyahu: I’ll ‘fiercely reject’ foreign ‘diktats’ on conflict

Before meeting visiting French foreign minister, prime minister says international proposals try to push Israel into indefensible borders   Israel’s prime minister said Sunday he… Read More ›

Racist manifesto: ‘Jewish identity’ should be destroyed

Racist manifesto: ‘Jewish identity’ should be destroyed

21-year-old mass murderer posted distrubing document online before killing 9 people in South Carolina; ‘Issue with Jews is not their blood, but their identity. Just… Read More ›

11% of new IAF pilots born outside of Israel, Flight Academy report shows

11% of new IAF pilots born outside of Israel, Flight Academy report shows

IDF releases a statistical breakdown of the pilot’s schools graduating class, shedding light on the people inside the cockpit. Eleven percent of the Israel Air… Read More ›

IDF reaches dead end in search for terrorist who shot dead Israeli driver

IDF reaches dead end in search for terrorist who shot dead Israeli driver

Army finishes major manhunt operation in villages surrounding site of Friday’s terrorist attack; investigation passed to Shin Bet; several leads being pursued. IDF troops have… Read More ›

Former IDF Chief lands safely in London

Former IDF Chief lands safely in London

Shaul Mofaz whisked away from airport in embassy vehicle amid concerns he could be arrested; status as a private citizen reportedly prevented efforts to grant… Read More ›

Israeli envoy to Germany asks if Breaking the Silence spreads anti-Semitism

Israeli envoy to Germany asks if Breaking the Silence spreads anti-Semitism

City of Cologne reverses itself and will show exhibit   BERLIN – After the Cologne Municipality reversed its cancellation of an exhibit from the Breaking the… Read More ›