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Two terrorists convicted of plotting to bomb Mamilla open mall

Two terrorists convicted of plotting to bomb Mamilla open mall

Two Hamas members involved in a plot to bomb the Mamilla open mall in downtown Jerusalem are convicted on terrorism charges on Monday. Ahmad Rishak,… Read More ›

54% of Israelis blame Netanyahu for high cost of living

54% of Israelis blame Netanyahu for high cost of living

According to a survey conducted by the Project Hamedagem, 54% of the Israeli public believes that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is mainly to blame for… Read More ›

A young man was stabbed in the back

A young man was stabbed in the back

A young Israeli man was stabbed in the back with a screwdriver by an Arab suspect near Damascus Gate in the Old City. The attack… Read More ›

Schools across the country closed due to inclement weather

Schools across the country closed due to inclement weather

Schools across the country closed  due to inclement weather and snowfall which hit hardest in the northern Golan Heights and Upper Galilee. Heavy snow began… Read More ›

Jordan has walked away from a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas

Jordan has walked away from a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas

Jordan canceled a 15-year deal to buy Israeli natural gas from a US company and has instead said it will buy gas from the coast… Read More ›

Israel and Europe must stand together

Israel and Europe must stand together

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had a meeting with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende in Jerusalem Thursday morning. Speaking a day after the massacre in Paris,… Read More ›

The largest convention center in Middle East will be opened in Israel

The largest convention center in Middle East will be opened in Israel

The Middle East’s largest convention center will open in Tel Aviv this week. It is lauded to be the largest, most advanced and cutting-edge facility… Read More ›

Transgender woman denied to access Western Wall in Israel

Transgender woman denied to access Western Wall in Israel

A transgender woman was denied access to both the women’s and men’s sections of the Western Wall. Kay Long, who designs wedding dresses, evening gowns… Read More ›

Japanese Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Israel later this month

Japanese Prime Minister is scheduled to visit Israel later this month

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is going to visit Israel in January. The visit, which has not been officially announced, comes after the Israeli cabinet… Read More ›

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuplans to strengthen economy and cooperate with Japan

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahuplans to strengthen economy and cooperate with Japan

This is a comprehensive roadmap to expand and strengthen economic, scientific and cultural ties with Japan by investing tens of millions of shekels over the… Read More ›

Israel security agency arrested ISIS members in Hebron

Israel security agency arrested ISIS members in Hebron

The Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) arrested a Hebron-based terrorism cell in November that was affiliated with the Islamic State, security forces announced on Sunday.… Read More ›

Jordan postpones talks with Israel over $15b gas deal

Jordan postpones talks with Israel over $15b gas deal

Jordan has stopped negotiations with Israel on a $15 billion deal to import natural gas. The head of the Jordanian House of Representatives Energy Committee,… Read More ›

Israel is ready for first winter storm of 2015

Israel is ready for first winter storm of 2015

The Israel Meteorological Service issued an early warning about the possibility of increasingly stormy weather. Toward the middle of the week, the region is likely… Read More ›

High numbers of Jews moving to Israel

High numbers of Jews moving to Israel

Israel’s Ministry of Immigrant Absorption has reported that 2014 saw a 10-year high in the number of “olim,” or Jewish immigrants to Israel, with 26,500… Read More ›

United Nations – Palestinians Officially Submit Documents To Join World Court

United Nations – Palestinians Officially Submit Documents To Join World Court

United Nations – In a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel, The Palestinians submitted documents to the United… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Police: After Diplomatic Convoy Attacked By Settlers US Security Guards Draw Weapons

Jerusalem – During a visit the officials made to the West Bank to investigate claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property Israel police say Jewish… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Israel Was ‘Deeply Disappointed’ By Frances’ Vote At UN And Tells Them So

Jerusalem – Israel Was ‘Deeply Disappointed’ By Frances’ Vote At UN And Tells Them So

Jerusalem – Israel on Friday formally expressed its “deep disappointment” to France for voting on Tuesday for a Palestinian resolution at the UN Security Council… Read More ›

West Bank – Palestinian Arrested In Pre-dawn Raid Is Suspected Of Stabbing Two Policemen

West Bank – Palestinian Arrested In Pre-dawn Raid Is Suspected Of Stabbing Two Policemen

West Bank – On Friday, police forces arrested a Palestinian man suspected of last week’s stabbing incident in Jerusalem’s Old City which left two Border… Read More ›

Ramallah – Analysis: For Confrontation In ICC Move, Abbas Trades Stalemate

Ramallah – Analysis: For Confrontation In ICC Move, Abbas Trades Stalemate

Ramallah – By signing onto the International Criminal Court, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has entered into his most serious confrontation yet with Israel. His decision… Read More ›

West Bank – Iconoclast Muslim Woman Aligned With Hard-Line Settler Movement Runs For Parliament

West Bank – Iconoclast Muslim Woman Aligned With Hard-Line Settler Movement Runs For Parliament

Kinbutz Yehiam, Israel – An Arab-Israeli Muslim woman is running for a parliament seat as a member of a hard-line religious Jewish party that opposes… Read More ›