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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 ›

Israel – Military Threatened To Be Torn Apart From Within By IDF War Crimes Probe

Israel – Military Threatened To Be Torn Apart From Within By IDF War Crimes Probe

Israel – A bombshell has fallen within the ranks, turning military commanders and lawyers against each other on a possibly unprecedented level over the Office… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Routs Danon In Party Primary To Retain Likud Chairmanship

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Routs Danon In Party Primary To Retain Likud Chairmanship

Jerusalem – Israeli media reported Thursday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won the backing of his hard-line Likud party in its primary and will lead… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Court Rejects Greek Appeal To Gain Holocaust Funds Held By Israel

Tel Aviv – Court Rejects Greek Appeal To Gain Holocaust Funds Held By Israel

Tel Aviv – In a contentious case pitting two bodies engaged in Holocaust restitution against one another, a court rejected a demand by the Greek… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Court Rejects Petition To Declare Home Of Terrorists’ Demolitions Illegal

Jerusalem – Court Rejects Petition To Declare Home Of Terrorists’ Demolitions Illegal

Jerusalem – The High Court of Justice on Wednesday rejected a petition to ban all demolitions of terrorists’ houses as well as a petition to… Read More ›

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Thanks US And Australia For Rejecting Palestinian UN Bid

Jerusalem – Netanyahu Thanks US And Australia For Rejecting Palestinian UN Bid

Jerusalem – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the UN Security Council vote, thanking  the US and Australia for voting against the motion, and praising Rwanda… Read More ›

West Bank – Palestinians To Apply To Join International Criminal Court After UN Setback

West Bank – Palestinians To Apply To Join International Criminal Court After UN Setback

West Bank – Officials said on Wednesday that the Palestinian leadership is meeting to plan its next steps after a resolution to end Israel’s occupation… Read More ›

West Bank – Suspected Hate Crime Attack On Palestinian House Being Investigated By Police

West Bank – Suspected Hate Crime Attack On Palestinian House Being Investigated By Police

West Bank – Police were investigating a suspected ‘price tag’ hate crime attack in the West Bank village of al-Dirat after a firebomb was thrown… Read More ›

Israel –  Mastermind In June Kidnap, Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens, Has Been Convicted By Hamas Court

Israel – Mastermind In June Kidnap, Murder Of 3 Israeli Teens, Has Been Convicted By Hamas Court

Israel – On Wednesday, the IDF military court convicted Hussam Hassan Kawasme of being the mastermind behind the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teens… Read More ›

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia Says It Is Open To Jewish Workers

Riyadh – Saudi Arabia Says It Is Open To Jewish Workers

Riyadh – A Labor Ministry source in Riyadh was quoted as saying in a Saudi newspaper on Tuesday that Jews and foreigners with other religions are… Read More ›

Israel – Authorities Recover Jewelry Stolen By Beit Shemesh Man, 800 Ancient Coins

Israel – Authorities Recover Jewelry Stolen By Beit Shemesh Man, 800 Ancient Coins

Beit Shemesh – The Israel Antiquities Authority discovered during a  routine security check a veritable treasure hunt. A Beit Shemesh man had stolen hundreds of… Read More ›

Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Abbas: Palestinians To Join International Criminal Court

Ramallah – Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians will join the International Criminal Court — a move that sets the stage for filing a… Read More ›

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Berlin – Germans Are Told Not To Attend Anti-Islam Rallies By Merkel

Germany – On Wednesday German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned the country’s citizens not to participate in weekly anti-Islam rallies that have attracted growing numbers of… Read More ›

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

Thousands of Nigerian Christians visit Israel

More than 14,000 Nigerian Christians have arrived to Israel for the Christmas season, spotlighting growing ties between Israel and Nigeria. Speaking at a sendoff ceremony last… Read More ›

Israeli president hosts Bar Mitzvah for victims of terrorist attacks

Israeli president hosts Bar Mitzvah for victims of terrorist attacks

President Reuven and First Lady Nechama Rivlin held a Bar and Bat Mitzvah celebration at the President’s residence for 50 victims of terrorist attacks. Also… Read More ›