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2 terror group fighters killed in clashes with IDF during raid of Jenin refugee camp

2 terror group fighters killed in clashes with IDF during raid of Jenin refugee camp

Casualties identified as Islamic Jihad and Al-Aqsa Martyrs Brigades members; Jenin hospital declares state of emergency due to large number of wounded in raid  … Read More ›

Lapid: New gov’t ‘turning IDF soldiers against their commanders’

Lapid: New gov’t ‘turning IDF soldiers against their commanders’

Commander of Tzabar battalion hit with a wave of threats following the sentencing of Givati soldiers over Hebron incident.   IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen.Aviv… Read More ›

Netanyahu to ask Herzog for extension to form government, report says

Netanyahu to ask Herzog for extension to form government, report says

As deadline of December 11 looms, Herzog is authorized to give the prime minister-designate 14 additional days to finalize coalition deals – extension which is… Read More ›

PM, IDF chief slam lawmakers for targeting officer who jailed Hebron soldier

PM, IDF chief slam lawmakers for targeting officer who jailed Hebron soldier

Lapid: ‘Dangerous’ rhetoric; Kohavi: ‘Political interference in commanders’ decisions unacceptable’; IDF weighing punishment of soldier who warned Ben Gvir will ‘sort things out’   Prime… Read More ›

55% of Israelis want IDF to kill terrorists who are no longer a threat – poll

55% of Israelis want IDF to kill terrorists who are no longer a threat – poll

In addition, just under half (45.5%) of Israelis support targeting civilian populations in Gaza to deter rockets being fired into Israel, which marks a jump… Read More ›

Netanyahu’s new government is a threat to Israel’s institutions

Netanyahu’s new government is a threat to Israel’s institutions

Opinion: After the courts and the police have been handed over to far-right, aiming to destroy them, Netanyahu allies are now aiming for the military… Read More ›

Amid troop violence toward civilians, army warns of repercussions for ‘immoral’ acts

Amid troop violence toward civilians, army warns of repercussions for ‘immoral’ acts

Citing recent beating and taunting of activists, top general denounces ‘grave violence that is not in line with the IDF’s values’   A senior military… Read More ›

We’re on the brink of civil war between Jews and Arabs, warns Acre mayor

We’re on the brink of civil war between Jews and Arabs, warns Acre mayor

The conference proposed an NIS 110 billion plan to fight crime and restore governance in the periphery.   The State of Israel is “on the… Read More ›

Soldiers must be reminded their enemy is not those with opposing political views

Soldiers must be reminded their enemy is not those with opposing political views

Opinion: The punch to the face that IDF soldier gave the left-wing activist in West Bank city says a lot more about the Israeli political… Read More ›

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

Netanyahu puts extremist homophobic politician in charge of Israel’s Jewish identity

Presumed PM-elect signs coalition deal with Avi Maoz, who holds radical views on non-Orthodox Judaism, LGBT Israelis, Arabs and women   One of the Knesset’s… Read More ›

Canadian Lawmaker Vows To Defend Israel, Jews

Canadian Lawmaker Vows To Defend Israel, Jews

  OTTAWA (JNS) – She’s a Jamaican-born lawyer who immigrated to Canada with her family at age five. She made history by becoming the first… Read More ›

Drugs wash up on Israeli beaches

Drugs wash up on Israeli beaches

Police called by beachgoers fearing the packages of Hash may be explosives, after two bombs went off in Jerusalem earlier in the week; An unmanned… Read More ›

Second Victim In Jerusalem Bombing Attack Succumbs To His Wounds

Second Victim In Jerusalem Bombing Attack Succumbs To His Wounds

JERUSALEM — A second victim of Wednesday’s bombing attack in Jerusalem succumbed to his wounds on Friday night. Tadesa Tashuma, a 50-year-old resident of Jerusalem… Read More ›

Otzma Yehudit, Likud make significant progress toward forming government

Otzma Yehudit, Likud make significant progress toward forming government

Otzma Yehudit will receive the Ministry of Internal Security in an expanded capacity, the Heritage Ministry and the Negev and Galilee Ministry.   Significant progress… Read More ›

Shin Bet thwarts bus bombing by Gazan with work permit

Shin Bet thwarts bus bombing by Gazan with work permit

Announcement comes 24hrs after two bombs placed at bus stops in Jerusalem killed a teenager and wounded dozens more.   The Shin Bet security agency… Read More ›

Body of Druze held by Palestinians in Jenin returned to family in Israel

Body of Druze held by Palestinians in Jenin returned to family in Israel

Military says expected the body returned over ‘humanitarian’ concerns; Gantz thanks Palestinian Authority for facilitating body’s return The body of Tiran Fero, a young Israeli… Read More ›

Man injured in deadly Jerusalem terror bombing remains in critical condition

Man injured in deadly Jerusalem terror bombing remains in critical condition

40-year-old was sitting next to Aryeh Schupak, who died in the attack; Iranian group posts new footage of blast, claiming to have hacked security camera,… Read More ›

Likud withdraws from Religious Zionism coalition talks

Likud withdraws from Religious Zionism coalition talks

Netanyahu met with Religious Zionist Party’s Bezalel Smotrich earlier on Tuesday in an attempt to resolve the crisis surrounding the formation of the government.  … Read More ›

Israel announces first step towards free trade pact with Japan

Israel announces first step towards free trade pact with Japan

Foreign and economy ministry officials to meet with Japanese counterparts in pursuit of deal that could lift bilateral trade valued at more than $3.5 billion… Read More ›

Body of Israeli killed in W. Bank crash snatched from hospital by Palestinian gunmen

Body of Israeli killed in W. Bank crash snatched from hospital by Palestinian gunmen

Tiran Fero, 18, from Druze-majority town, was treated at Jenin hospital due to critical injuries; Israel, PA in talks for release of body, who kidnappers… Read More ›