Israel News

Chelsea trounces Maccabi Tel Aviv, 4-0

Chelsea trounces Maccabi Tel Aviv, 4-0

Israeli team no match for Londoners in opening Champions League fixture   LONDON — Chelsea eased to a 4-0 victory over Maccabi Tel Aviv in… Read More ›

Iceland’s capital bans all Israeli products

Iceland’s capital bans all Israeli products

Reykjavik has passed a resolution boycotting Israeli-made goods, in protest of Israel’s ‘racist apartheid policy’ towards the Palestinians. The city council of Icelandic capital Reykjavik… Read More ›

Netanyahu to meet Obama in November

Netanyahu to meet Obama in November

PM and US President will meet in Washington on November 9 for the first time since the Iran deal was signed. After months of chilly… Read More ›

Seeing through the darkness

Seeing through the darkness

Ron Ben-Yishai gets an exclusive inside look at Israel’s secretive intelligence collection efforts at the Syrian border, where IDF observations posts are only a few… Read More ›

DF armored division practices large-scale airlift of wounded soldiers in Golan

DF armored division practices large-scale airlift of wounded soldiers in Golan

Drill held on Wednesday required more than 10 of IAF’s Yasur transport helicopters.   The IDF’s 188 Armored Division held a large-scale exercise on the… Read More ›

Ammonia leakage on kibbutz in North causes scare; 4 people hospitalized

Ammonia leakage on kibbutz in North causes scare; 4 people hospitalized

The incident occurred in Kibbutz Eilon, a community that lies just one kilometer south of Israel’s border with Lebanon.   Israeli authorities in the western… Read More ›

United Nations – UN: Israel-Palestinian Clashes A Threat Beyond Jerusalem

United Nations – UN: Israel-Palestinian Clashes A Threat Beyond Jerusalem

  United Nations – The U.N.‘s Mideast envoy warned Tuesday that clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in and around Jerusalem’s holy sites have the potential… Read More ›

Gulf states urge world to do more to help refugees

Gulf states urge world to do more to help refugees

Arab monarchies defend record on Syrian refugees; in Riyadh meeting, also slam Israeli ‘aggressions’ against al-Aqsa   RIYADH, Saudi Arabia – Gulf monarchies on Tuesday… Read More ›

“Think very hard if you really want to marry him”

“Think very hard if you really want to marry him”

No, that’s not advice from a radio talk-show host. That’s what Maxine Fassberg, Intel Israel’s CEO, told a female student whose spouse wanted to give… Read More ›

EU, Jordan warn against ‘provocation’ at Al Aqsa mosque

EU, Jordan warn against ‘provocation’ at Al Aqsa mosque

The warnings come amidst the third day of clashes between security forces and Palestinian rioters at the holy site, leading to a wave of violence… Read More ›

Heavy rains, hail and flooding hit Galilee and Negev

Heavy rains, hail and flooding hit Galilee and Negev

Northern Israel experienced its first true rains of the season today, while intense storms set the Negev’s rivers flowing. The dark and yellowish week that… Read More ›

Police investigating if Jerusalem crash death caused by rock attack

Police investigating if Jerusalem crash death caused by rock attack

According to police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld, several rocks were thrown at Alexander Levlovitz vehicle at approximately 11 p.m.   Police on Tuesday were investigating whether… Read More ›

Israel vows to stop Palestinian stone throwers ‘using all means necessary’

Israel vows to stop Palestinian stone throwers ‘using all means necessary’

Netanyahu issued the statement at the conclusion of an emergency meeting that was convened following the death of an Israeli national, Alexander Levlovitz.   Israel’s… Read More ›

Netanyahu to convene emergency meeting on harsher punishment for stone-throwing

Netanyahu to convene emergency meeting on harsher punishment for stone-throwing

Announcement of ministerial session comes amid high tension in Jerusalem over the Jewish New Year.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has called to convene an… Read More ›

2 hurt, 9 arrested in second day of Temple Mount clashes

2 hurt, 9 arrested in second day of Temple Mount clashes

Policeman injured in confrontation on the Mount, while Jewish man is attacked at Chain Gate; both treated at the scene   Two Palestinian Muslims scuffle with… Read More ›

Man killed in Jerusalem rock-throwing attack named as Alexander Levlovitz

Man killed in Jerusalem rock-throwing attack named as Alexander Levlovitz

Mevasseret resident, 64, smashed into pole after car hit, may also have had heart attack; ‘my dad was murdered,’ writes his son     Police… Read More ›

Opposition MKs back move to crack down on rock throwers

Opposition MKs back move to crack down on rock throwers

Lapid, Livni express support for ‘heavy hand’ to fight terrorism, extend condolences to family of man killed in Jerusalem attack   Opposition politicians on Monday… Read More ›

IN PHOTOS: Gazans embrace the extreme

IN PHOTOS: Gazans embrace the extreme

With lack of options for organized sports, Gaza residents have taken up parkour, motorcross and other extreme sports hoping to compete internationally. Self-taught daredevils in… Read More ›

Driver dies in accident possibly caused by stone-throwing

Driver dies in accident possibly caused by stone-throwing

Man returning from Rosh Hashanah dinner loses control of car; police investigate if crash was result of stones being thrown at car or if driver… Read More ›

Second day of Temple Mount clashes

Second day of Temple Mount clashes

At least nine arrested on Rosh Hashanah as police pelted with stones; Netanyahu announces ’emergency meeting’ to discuss attacks. The Temple Mount saw clashes between… Read More ›