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Tel Aviv prepares for White Night Europa

Tel Aviv prepares for White Night Europa

Israeli metropolis’ 2015 White Night events will be held this Thursday in tribute to European culture, featuring artists and chefs from Europe. Tel Aviv is… Read More ›

Woman feared to have joined IS was coerced, says family

Woman feared to have joined IS was coerced, says family

Following report that Sakhnin resident fled to Syria with wife and children to join Islamic State group, relatives express shock and anger at the man… Read More ›

Jerusalem pushes democracies to reject UN Gaza report

Jerusalem pushes democracies to reject UN Gaza report

Israel is trying to get as many democracies as possible to vote in the UNHRC against endorsing its Gaza report, in hopes of denuding the… Read More ›

IAF strikes Gaza rocket launcher after projectile attack on southern Israel

IAF strikes Gaza rocket launcher after projectile attack on southern Israel

Following rocket landing in open territory, military places onus on Hamas faction to take responsibility for projectile fire emanating from the coastal Palestinian enclave.  … Read More ›

Iran deal will foster and fund terrorism, Netanyahu tells Jewish Agency meeting

Iran deal will foster and fund terrorism, Netanyahu tells Jewish Agency meeting

PM blasts planned Gaza flotilla, asks why supporters aren’t going to Syria   The deal over Iran’s nuclear program currently taking shape in negotiations between… Read More ›

Tel Aviv – Clashes Break Out At Tel Aviv Anti-racism Protest Held By Israeli-Ethiopian Community

Tel Aviv – Clashes Break Out At Tel Aviv Anti-racism Protest Held By Israeli-Ethiopian Community

  Tel Aviv – Clashes broke out Monday evening at Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square where members of Israeli’s Ethiopian community were protesting racism and police… Read More ›

Syrian war casualty killed as Israeli Druze attack IDF ambulance

Syrian war casualty killed as Israeli Druze attack IDF ambulance

Golan Heights mob storms convoy transporting injured fighters; Israeli soldiers wounded in melee; PM, IDF chief condemn incident   An Israeli military ambulance transporting wounded… Read More ›

Netanyahu: Anti-Israel bias a ‘rape of the truth’

Netanyahu: Anti-Israel bias a ‘rape of the truth’

Prime minister says Palestinians walk away from talks, and then encourage sanctions because there are no talks   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday condemned… Read More ›

US backs Israeli self-defense, but worried by Gaza civilians deaths

US backs Israeli self-defense, but worried by Gaza civilians deaths

White House still studying report, awaiting outcome of ongoing Israeli probes; State doesn’t ‘foresee US role’ if review goes to ICC   The US supports… Read More ›

Lighting system crashes at Yavne party hall, killing one

Lighting system crashes at Yavne party hall, killing one

13 injured, one in moderate condition, after lighting system crashes onto the dance floor during wedding. A lighting system at a party hall in Yavne… Read More ›

Scathing reactions over Arab MK’s participation in Gaza flotilla

Scathing reactions over Arab MK’s participation in Gaza flotilla

Emergency Knesset session and possible suspension are just some of the reactions to MK Bassel Ghattas’ decision to participate in Gaza flotilla. Joint Arab List… Read More ›

Israeli, Turkish officials hold secret meeting in Rome

Israeli, Turkish officials hold secret meeting in Rome

Israeli Foreign Ministry’s director-general meets with his Turkish counterpart in an attempt to repair relations between the nations. A secret meeting was held Monday between… Read More ›

Analysis: The UNHRC Gaza report – Tragedy or farce?

Analysis: The UNHRC Gaza report – Tragedy or farce?

From the vantage point of an Israeli critic, Monday’s scene was bad, but not the end of the world; Palestinian critics will say the scene… Read More ›

White House responds to ‘racist’ Obama tweet by Israeli minister’s wife

White House responds to ‘racist’ Obama tweet by Israeli minister’s wife

“On twitter you are limited to 140 characters but it still has the capacity to be quite revealing,” White House spokesman says after Judy Nir… Read More ›

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 ›