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Sexual assault allegations surface against scandal-ridden MK

Sexual assault allegations surface against scandal-ridden MK

Oren Hazan’s former employees say he made unwanted advances towards them, would get drunk and expose himself to bar patrons   New allegations of misconduct… Read More ›

Report: Hamas mulling long-term ceasefire with Israel

Report: Hamas mulling long-term ceasefire with Israel

According to the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper, Gaza-based group officials met in Qatar to discuss truce proposal   Leading members of Gaza-based terrorist group Hamas convened… Read More ›

Spat with Israel lurks in new UN General Assembly president’s past

Spat with Israel lurks in new UN General Assembly president’s past

Former Danish parliament speaker Mogens Lykketoft met with Palestinian officials during trip to region but chose not to convene with Israelis   Denmark’s former parliament… Read More ›

Peres calls on Jerusalem festival not to screen Yigal Amir documentary

Peres calls on Jerusalem festival not to screen Yigal Amir documentary

‘A black flag hangs over the decision to screen the movie about Yigal Amir,’ says former president and long-time friend and political partner of slain… Read More ›

Iran talks spy virus used stolen credentials

Iran talks spy virus used stolen credentials

Russia-based security firm Kaspersky claims Iran talks virus utilized legitimate digital certificates stolen from a Taiwanese electronics manufacturer. Company alludes to Israeli involvement, which Jerusalem… Read More ›

Cyber warfare: A new, dangerous world

Cyber warfare: A new, dangerous world

Op-ed: Discovery of sophisticated computer virus at hotels hosting Iran nuclear talks points to a new phenomenon embodying a new danger: Cyber technology makes it… Read More ›

Netanyahu calls Uruguay’s Vázquez to thank him for support

Netanyahu calls Uruguay’s Vázquez to thank him for support

Uruguay has broken out of the bloc of countries that automatically vote against Israel, and has supported Israel in recent votes in international and regional… Read More ›

IDF to set up unified cyber division within 2 years

IDF to set up unified cyber division within 2 years

Source: Field is now so critical that every operational order must relate to it   The IDF said Monday it will set up a unified… Read More ›

Ambassador to UNHRC: ‘Israel does not behead people, we use our heads’

Ambassador to UNHRC: ‘Israel does not behead people, we use our heads’

Eviatar Manor spoke in advance of the upcoming report on last summer’s war with Hamas, in which Israel is expected to be charged with war… Read More ›

Analysis: Spanish attitudes on immigration may have hobbled return law

Analysis: Spanish attitudes on immigration may have hobbled return law

The new law, which allows for the repatriation of Sephardi Jews, has been touted by politicians in Madrid as a grand gesture aimed at reconciliation… Read More ›

High-tech Israeli helmet aims to prevent flight crashes

High-tech Israeli helmet aims to prevent flight crashes

Life-saving system takes control of plane if pilot loses consciousness; air force personnel to be fitted with device   An Israeli-developed smart flight helmet will… Read More ›

Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Netanyahu pans Gaza war crimes inquiry as ‘waste of time’

Ahead of Human Rights Council’s report, prime minister says inquiry aims to ‘blacken the State of Israel”   Reading the upcoming UN Human Rights Council… Read More ›

Israel shifts to offense ahead of UN report on Gaza war

Israel shifts to offense ahead of UN report on Gaza war

The Israeli examination of Operation Protective Edge is thorough and often persuasive but also carries traces of advocacy   There are, as some have noted,… Read More ›

When Ariel Sharon became settlers’ archrival

When Ariel Sharon became settlers’ archrival

Op-ed: A decade after Gaza disengagement, settler leaders have only themselves to blame; they, who applauded each and every one of Sharon’s anti-democratic tricks, knew… Read More ›

Haredi director’s ‘women only’ film sparks row at London festival

Haredi director’s ‘women only’ film sparks row at London festival

Organizers of Seret 2015 Israeli film festival decide to cancel screening of ‘The Gift of Fire’ after cinema managers turn down director’s request to bar… Read More ›

Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

Israel accuses world powers of yielding to Iran for nuclear deal

Netanyahu denounces concessions to Iran; Steinitz says inspection system would still give Iran time to cover up illegal activity. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused world… Read More ›

Jewish-Arab Hadash Party: Israel in ‘blood covenant’ with ISIS and US to divide Syria

Jewish-Arab Hadash Party: Israel in ‘blood covenant’ with ISIS and US to divide Syria

The party claims that the way to oppose the civil war in Syria is “to stand with the Syrian people against imperialism, Zionism, and the… Read More ›

Key findings from Israel’s report on the 2014 Gaza conflict

Key findings from Israel’s report on the 2014 Gaza conflict

The following are some key findings from Israel’s report on Operation Protective Edge, entitled “The 2014 Gaza Conflict: Factual and Legal Aspects.”   The Foreign… Read More ›

Rabbi Receives Heavenly Message while praying at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet

Rabbi Receives Heavenly Message while praying at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet

On the morning of Tuesday, June 9, Israeli mystic Rabbi Amram Vaknin, led a prayer service at the Cave of Elijah the Prophet in Haifa,… Read More ›

Likud holds fateful vote today

Likud holds fateful vote today

Netanyahu warns: Giving Central Committee members power to choose MKs would “give a prize to our political opponents.”   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed concern… Read More ›