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Iran training terror groups to operate advanced UAVs

Iran training terror groups to operate advanced UAVs

Terrorists from Iraq, Syria and Yemen are being trained at Kashan Base north of Isfahan   Iran is training militias from various countries to operate… Read More ›

Gantz says Israel looking for 2 remaining fugitives with ‘all means available’

Gantz says Israel looking for 2 remaining fugitives with ‘all means available’

After 4 of 6 escaped prisoners were captured, defense minister says the search now is focused on the Jezreel Valley and the West Bank, where… Read More ›

Government report sounds alarm over record Red Sea temperatures, marine trash

Government report sounds alarm over record Red Sea temperatures, marine trash

Water temperature off Eilat coast hit 29.1 degrees Celsius (84.4°F) at one monitoring station, while waste per square kilometer was 1,000 times more than in… Read More ›

Palestinian-IDF clashes across West Bank; Police declare high alert

Palestinian-IDF clashes across West Bank; Police declare high alert

A cancellation of leave has been imposed on IDF soldiers of the Judea and Samaria Division due to the West Bank clashes, Israeli media reported… Read More ›

A decade of systemic neglect led to Gilboa prison break

A decade of systemic neglect led to Gilboa prison break

Opinion: The escape of the six Palestinian prisoners from the high-security facility is nothing but a logical outcome of Israel either fearing or not caring… Read More ›

Dozens of infected pilgrims caught returning from Uman with faked negative tests

Dozens of infected pilgrims caught returning from Uman with faked negative tests

Concerns hundreds carrying coronavirus may be traveling back from Ukraine with falsified paperwork; PM vows full criminal charges against those found breaking rules   Dozens… Read More ›

Inmates riot across prisons in Israel as manhunt for escaped prisoners continues

Inmates riot across prisons in Israel as manhunt for escaped prisoners continues

Ofer Prison PIJ inmates were not transferred and dispersed as ordered due to fear of violent resistance • family members of the escapees were arrested… Read More ›

How Israel’s prisoner debacle may end in rockets from Gaza

How Israel’s prisoner debacle may end in rockets from Gaza

Analysis: Palestinians’ euphoria following the great escape from Gilboa Prison gives way to fear of the consequences for the wellbeing of other security prisoners, which… Read More ›

Police increasingly suspect jailers aided security prisoners escape — TV

Police increasingly suspect jailers aided security prisoners escape — TV

Two Prisons Service members to be questioned under caution; six escapees reportedly spent some 15 minutes next to a guard tower outside prison walls without… Read More ›

In Israel, school reopening, High Holidays threaten effort to limit 4th COVID wave

In Israel, school reopening, High Holidays threaten effort to limit 4th COVID wave

Experts say risk of spike in infection persists even though more than 500,000 Israelis received vaccine booster last week, and rate of positive tests appears… Read More ›

Islamic Jihad threatens Israel over escaped prisoners, braces for IDF raids

Islamic Jihad threatens Israel over escaped prisoners, braces for IDF raids

Terror group sends gunmen to Jenin as Israel searches for 6 fugitive terrorists; prison officials questioned over breakout; 3 arrested for suspected role aiding escapees… Read More ›

On this Rosh Hashanah, let’s try to be more thankful

On this Rosh Hashanah, let’s try to be more thankful

Opinion: We, as Israelis, always have something to complain about; this year, as we sit around the holiday table, instead of arguing let’s celebrate our… Read More ›

IDF strikes in Gaza in response to arson balloon attacks

IDF strikes in Gaza in response to arson balloon attacks

Army says it hit sites in Khan Younis in southern Strip, after airborne explosive devices spark three fires near Israeli towns bordering Hamas-run enclave  … Read More ›

Israelis have become indifferent to deaths caused by COVID

Israelis have become indifferent to deaths caused by COVID

Opinion: With pandemic likely to last a while, Israelis must find their lost value of social solidarity, stay away from mass crowds and act responsibly… Read More ›

‘Unbelievable joy’: In Israeli 1st, doctors separate heads of conjoined twins

‘Unbelievable joy’: In Israeli 1st, doctors separate heads of conjoined twins

Physician tells Times of Israel of ‘beautiful’ moment when formerly connected twins first looked at each other and cooed after ‘massively complex, life or death’… Read More ›

Israelis to celebrate Rosh Hashanah without new restrictions

Israelis to celebrate Rosh Hashanah without new restrictions

Hebrew U: Serious cases to drop under 500 within next week or two   Israelis will be able to celebrate Rosh Hashanah this year without… Read More ›

Israel president meets Jordanian king to cultivate ties

Israel president meets Jordanian king to cultivate ties

Herzog’s visit in Amman comes at the invitation of the king where according to a statement the two men discussed a series of political and… Read More ›

Cabinet set to approve nominations of ambassadors to US, Canada

Cabinet set to approve nominations of ambassadors to US, Canada

Retired Brig. Gen. Michael Herzog, brother of the president, expected to be tapped envoy to Washington; candidate for Ottawa position is former Yesh Atid MK… Read More ›

Bennett to take action on China investments after Biden meeting – source

Bennett to take action on China investments after Biden meeting – source

Among the possibilities Bennett has considered is moving the committee overseeing major foreign investments from the Finance Ministry to the National Security Council.   Prime… Read More ›

Israel should be ashamed of the state of its hospitals

Israel should be ashamed of the state of its hospitals

Opinion: In this opinion piece, the director general of one of Jerusalem’s top hospitals writes that government’s refusal to provide medical centers with sufficient funding… Read More ›