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Rouhani: Israel, US will not achieve their objectives through rebels in Syria

Rouhani: Israel, US will not achieve their objectives through rebels in Syria

At summit in Tehran with Putin and Erdogan on conflict, Iranian president says US must leave Syria immediately, while Turkish leader calls to prevent ‘bloodbath’… Read More ›

High Court: PM Must Stay out of Appointing Police Chief Because of Probes

High Court: PM Must Stay out of Appointing Police Chief Because of Probes

The decision confirms the same position which Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit expressed in May in a letter to Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan.   The High… Read More ›

Huldai: Tel Aviv is most suitable to host Eurovision

Huldai: Tel Aviv is most suitable to host Eurovision

Days before the EBU is expected to announce the competition’s venue, Tel Aviv mayor sends letter to contest’s supervisor elaborating why his city is the… Read More ›

Satellite images show damage at Syria site from raid attributed to Israel

Satellite images show damage at Syria site from raid attributed to Israel

Explosions destroy two large hangars and reveal tunnel entrances leading underground, says imaging service   An Israeli satellite company published images Wednesday it said showed… Read More ›

Erez border crossing closes due to violent clashes

Erez border crossing closes due to violent clashes

Following riots at Gaza Strip’s main personnel crossing with Israel, which resulted in heavy damage to infrastructure, IDF announces closure of crossing until damages are… Read More ›

Hamas leader insistent there’s no ceasefire deal with Israel

Hamas leader insistent there’s no ceasefire deal with Israel

Terror group’s leader says March of Return protests prevented an ‘internal explosion in the Gaza Strip’   Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar on Tuesday reiterated his… Read More ›

Report: U.S. Tells Israel ‘Please Leave Iraq to Us’

Report: U.S. Tells Israel ‘Please Leave Iraq to Us’

American officials were reported to have told Israeli defense officials to “please leave Iraq to us.”   US officials have warned Israel not to strike… Read More ›

Duterte says he’ll buy only Israeli weapons because there are no restrictions

Duterte says he’ll buy only Israeli weapons because there are no restrictions

Meeting President Rivlin, Philippines leader says US, Germany, and China impose limitations on arms sales; Rivlin tells him ‘Hitler was the devil himself’   Philippines… Read More ›

Berlin – Threat Letters Sent To US, Israeli Embassies In Berlin

Berlin – Threat Letters Sent To US, Israeli Embassies In Berlin

  Berlin – German police say more threatening letters containing a white powder — determined to be non-harmful — have been sent to the American… Read More ›

German Counter-Terror Expert: No Such Thing as ‘Inevitable’ Terrorism

German Counter-Terror Expert: No Such Thing as ‘Inevitable’ Terrorism

Daniel Heinke, in Israel for annual counter-terror conference, discusses terror in a post-ISIS era.   ISIS may have “lost its attraction,” but global terror –… Read More ›

Israeli-Palestinian hi-tech hub heading to West Bank

Israeli-Palestinian hi-tech hub heading to West Bank

As part of joint Israeli-US efforts to bolster Palestinian economic prospects, Finance Minister Kahlon meets with US Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin to hammer… Read More ›

Defense minister indicates Israel could hit Iranian targets in Iraq

Defense minister indicates Israel could hit Iranian targets in Iraq

Responding to report Tehran has provided Shiite proxies with ballistic missiles that can reach Israel, Avigdor Liberman says: ‘We will handle any Iranian threat, no… Read More ›

Arab Mks to Lobby Against Nation-State Law in EU

Arab Mks to Lobby Against Nation-State Law in EU

“We are traveling to Brussels to ask the Europeans to be loyal to their values of protecting human rights, especially minorities,” Zahalka said.   A… Read More ›

Minorities too can connect to the Zionist idea

Minorities too can connect to the Zionist idea

Op-ed: the Nation State Law is perhaps attempting to verbalize what HaShomer HaChadash is doing on the ground: assisting Jewish and non-Jewish farmers, ranchers, who… Read More ›

Visit by controversial Philippines strongman sparks ire in Israel

Visit by controversial Philippines strongman sparks ire in Israel

Some wonder why Jerusalem wants to forge a closer bond and sell arms to Rodrigo Duterte, known for poor human rights record and past self-comparison… Read More ›

Paris – Lawsuit Lays Bare Israel-made Hack Tools In Mideast, Mexico

Paris – Lawsuit Lays Bare Israel-made Hack Tools In Mideast, Mexico

  Paris –  One day late last year, Qatari newspaper editor Abdullah Al-Athbah came home, removed the SIM card from his iPhone 7 and smashed… Read More ›

Chief Rabbi Yosef Suspected of Criminal Violation

Chief Rabbi Yosef Suspected of Criminal Violation

Yosef lobbied members of the electoral committee for the Council of the Chief Rabbinate to vote in favor of his close associate and politically agreed… Read More ›

Steinitz: Replenishment of Kinneret a priority

Steinitz: Replenishment of Kinneret a priority

In an interview with Ynet, energy minister says desalination output to double, aquifers, rivers to be saved; addressing Syria, Steinitz warns ‘Assad in danger if… Read More ›

Minister’s photo burned at Tel Aviv protest against asylum seekers

Minister’s photo burned at Tel Aviv protest against asylum seekers

Angry demonstrators in city’s impoverished south rail at Aryeh Deri, chase away Jewish Home MK Bezalel Smotrich   Protesters at a southern Tel Aviv demonstration… Read More ›

How Should Israel Respond If It Can’t Stop Iran Producing Nuclear Weapons?

How Should Israel Respond If It Can’t Stop Iran Producing Nuclear Weapons?

Former deputy national security council chief Chuck Freilich believes in planning for the worst.   Though he strongly hopes that a variety of economic, diplomatic… Read More ›