Rocket lands in south Israel after IDF attacks 2 Gaza posts
    less than a minute ago

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    Code Red altert wails across Hof Ashkelon Regional Council shortly after IDF confirms attacking observation posts in Beit Hanoun and Jabalia near areas from which Palestinians had flown incendiary balloons earlier in the day; IDF says rocket landed in open space inside Israel, while local residents report hearing a boom.

    Syrian army says it captures strategic hill overlooking Israeli border
    about 1 hour ago

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    The hilltop, which had a major Syrian anti-aircraft radar base and is the highest ground in Daraa province, fell into rebel hands in October 2014; heavily bombed by Russian and Syrian forces in recent days as Assad recaptures swathes of land, Israel signals it will not impede offensive as long as it does not encroach on demilitarized zone.

    Smotrich lashes out at deputy AG: 'Your words mean nothing'
    2 hours ago

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    Knesset committee approves articles 5 and 6 of the nationality bill, but not before several MKs exchanged mild insults; Hasson accuses Dichter: 'You were a Trojan horse in Kadima,' Dichter replies: 'Chameleons envy the amount of colors you can change.'

    Israel frees Turk after charging her with aiding Hamas
    2 hours ago

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    Ebru Ozkan, who was in Israel on a tourist visa, was accused of trying to launder money for Hamas; an appeals court ordered her freed and returned her passport, her lawyer says; indictment still stands.

    Terrorist who stabbed woman in Gush Etzion gets 14 years
    5 hours ago

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    The military court sentences Hamza Faiz to 14 years in prison for attacking Nirit Zmora with a knife in October 2015 and seriously wounding her; three months earlier, the court convicted him of aggravated battery and not attempted murder; Zmora after sentencing: ' Jewish blood is not important.'

    Netanyahu visits south 3 months after fire terrorism started
    6 hours ago

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    PM Netanyahu tells local authority leaders on Gaza border that Israel is in the midst of 'an ongoing fight' against Gaza terrorism; 'It's important that Hamas understands it is facing a steel wall, made up of a determined government, steadfast local leadership, Zionist communities and of course the IDF.'

    Lieberman slams Bennett over clash with IDF chief
    7 hours ago

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    'A politician who seeks to gain at the expense of the IDF chief is the most disgusting thing,' the defense minister tells Ynet after Bennett clashed with Eisenkot during a Cabinet meeting over the IDF's reluctance to shoot at incendiary balloon flies; Bayit Yehudi: Lieberman is a weak minister.

    Bennett, Eisenkot go head-to-head over IDF's Gaza policy
    7 hours ago

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    Education minister believes all incendiary balloon and kite launchers should be fired upon, while the IDF chief cautions there are children and teenagers among them; 'It's against my operational and moral positions,' Eisenkot says.

    9 Syrian soldiers said killed in Aleppo strike blamed on Israel
    9 hours ago

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    State news agency SANA accuses 'Zionist enemy' of returning in its 'desperate attempts to support defeated terror organizations' by attacking military outpost north of Al-Nayrab military airport; IDF remains silent.

    State seeks 7-month extension to draw up IDF draft bill
    19 hours ago

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    Two months before being required to recruit Haredi Yeshiva students for military service, state requests extension to formulate new bill, insisting an amended bill would not be completed this Knesset session.

    Netanyahu adopts Bennett's nationality bill solution
    19 hours ago

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    Bayit Yehudi leader and PM agree to amend details of controversial article 7, which currently allows for excluding citizens from communities based on their nationality or religion; amended version sees Jewish community development ?as a national value and will act to encourage and promote its establishment.'

    Netanyahu instructs IDF to end kite, balloon terror
    21 hours ago

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    During weekly Cabinet remarks, prime minister fails to elaborate on how army is expected to end the phenomenon plaguing south Israel as several fires break out in the region throughout the day; referencing weekend flare-up, Netanyahu says he hopes Hamas 'got the message; if not, they will get it later.'

    Israeli who snitched to PA on W.Bank land sales to Jews charged
    21 hours ago

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    Left-wing activist Ezra Nawi?s indictment says he gave Palestinian Preventive Security forces details on Palestinians involved in land sales in the southern Hebron hills; other charges reported by the police in the past are not included in the indictment.

    Iron Dome batteries deployed in central Israel as Gaza tensions spike
    1 day ago

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    IDF says extra anti-missile defense systems also deployed throughout southern Israel as region witnesses major flare-up with terror movements in the strip, with hundreds of rockets landing in southern Israel, and dozens of retaliatory airstrikes being carried out by the IAF: 'We're determined to continue to defend Israeli citizens and are ready for a variety of scenarios,' says IDF.

    Southern Israelis demand solution to Gaza violence
    1 day ago

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    Increasingly frustrated residents of the Gaza border communities say they are tired of sporadic rounds of fighting and perennial conflict with the strip; 'There's only one thing we really want?it's peace and quiet.?

    IAF aims to target terror infrastructure, not fighters
    1 day ago

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    3 incendiary balloon cells attacked on Sunday, with IAF firing upon them directly rather than firing near them, but the majority of the 100 or so rockets and missiles fired at Gaza targets on Saturday was aimed at infrastructure, with the IAF avoiding attacks terror combatants as much as possible.

    Shouting at Knesset committee over nationality bill
    1 day ago

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    'How can you have a democratic process on an undemocratic bill?' MK Pnina Tamano-Shata wonders after MK Bezalel Smotrich seeks to add the word 'religious' to type of rights Jewish people have in Israel, while other MKs contend result of vote on one of the reservations.

    Ismail Haniyeh: More escalation unless siege on Gaza is lifted
    1 day ago

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    Hours after a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, the leader of Hamas spoke at the funeral of two Palestinians killed in an IDF strike and vowed to continue the 'resistance' until the siege on Gaza is lifted; 'We will not give up on returning to all the land of Palestine'; Meanwhile, IAF aircraft attacks an incendiary balloons unit in the strip.

    Netanyahu: We didn't agree to ceasefire without halt of incendiary balloons
    1 day ago

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    PM Netanyahu rejects reports ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Gaza terror factions includes only gradual reduction of incendiary balloons, while Defense Minister Lieberman adds: The IDF will not accept kites or rockets.

    Steinitz: Abbas, Iran trying to inflame tensions in Gaza
    1 day ago

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    Energy minister Steinitz says if situation gets worse, Israel will consider targeted killing of Hamas leaders, while Intelligence Minister Katz criticizes Defense Minister Lieberman for not putting 'the elimination of the Hamas regime in Gaza on the table since entering office.'

    Gaza source: Incendiary balloons will be gradually stopped
    1 day ago

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    Palestinian source in the strip says ceasefire agreement includes the gradual stop of incendiary balloons and kites, similar to the gradual moderation of the 'March of Return' protests.

    The 'national library' that turned into a training facility
    1 day ago

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    Hamas's urban warfare training facility in the al-Shati refugee camp, which is connected to the terror group's vast tunnel network, was meant to be used for public or government services for the Palestinians; aerial photos released by the IDF show destruction of Hamas battalion headquarters.

    Despite ceasefire announcement, 4 Gaza rockets fired overnight
    1 day ago

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    After Hamas, Islamic Jihad say ceasefire reached with Israel following an escalation in the strip, Code Red rocket alert blares in border communities overnight, with rockets into the city of Sderot and the Regional Councils of Sha'ar HaNegev and Eshkol; Iron Dome intercepts one of the missiles.

    Hamas, Islamic Jihad say ceasefire reached with Israel
    1 day ago

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    After over 200 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel and IDF attacks on dozens of terror targets in the strip, Hamas says regional and international mediation bore fruit, ending the current round of fighting; Israeli defense official: 'Only facts on the ground will dictate our response.'

    UNRWA spokesman: 'Gazans have nothing to lose'
    1 day ago

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    Adnan Abu Hasna, who works for the UN Palestinian refugee agency in the strip, tells Ynet the coastal enclave 'is a big prison, there are no dreams, there is no stability'; he adds US aid cuts is making it difficult to provide Gazans with basic food products.

    IDF renews strikes in Gaza, Hamas rocket fire resumes
    1 day ago

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    After a night of strikes and rockets, the IAF renews attacks across Gaza; over 200 rockets and mortar shells fired at Israel in retaliation since 1:30am, at least 27 intercepted; 2 Palestinians killed in strikes; Hamas confirms talks to stop escalation.

    Defense official: IDF officer's injury prompted Gaza escalation
    1 day ago

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    IAF focusing attacks on Hamas infrastructure as 'they have no shortage of men, and it doesn't hurt them. They invest years of work and millions of dollars into every tunnel. This is an effort that goes down the drain.'

    4 Israelis hurt from Gaza rocket hit in Sderot
    1 day ago

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    Family of four lightly hurt from shrapnel of Gaza rocket that landed near their home in Sderot; another rocket hits near synagogue in Sderot, where none were hurt.

    Israel begins supplying upgraded Gil 2 missile to foreign armies
    2 days ago

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    Rafael Systems missile able to penetrate 20 cm of armed concrete and can strike target without a direct line of vision; company says the missile's ability improved by 30%.

    PLO to convene over Israeli legislation that 'Judaizes Palestinian lands'
    2 days ago

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    In the wake of Israeli efforts to demolish Bedouin West Bank village of Khan al-Ahmar, and law deducting terrorists' salaries from funds to PA, Palestinians to convene PLO Executive Committee to 'discuss ways to confront the latest Israeli violations.'

    IDF attacks terror tunnels, Hamas posts
    2 days ago

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    After weekly demonstrations on the Gaza border fence in which an IDF major was moderately wounded, IDF attacks 2 terror tunnels and several Hamas posts in Gaza; Hamas retaliates by launching rocket and mortar shells barrages at southern Israel triggering multiple code red rocket-alerts sirens across Gaza border communities.

    IDF officer moderately hurt from grenade in Gaza border clashes
    2 days ago

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    During weekly 'March of Return' riots, Palestinians hurl grenade at IDF force in northern Gaza; troops respond with fire, hit identified; 15-year-old Othman Rami Halles killed by IDF fire in earlier incident.

    WATCH: Drone tested trying to intercept incendiary balloon
    2 days ago

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    New GOC Southern Command Maj. Gen. Herzi Halevi and Gaza Division Commander Brig. Gen. Yehuda Fuchs watch test of Israeli drone attempting to shoot down balloons.

    Israeli Arab boy kidnapped in Qalansawe returned to family
    3 days ago

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    Three days after he was kidnapped, 7-year-old Karim Jumhour released and taken to Ramla police station after help from the Jarushi crime family; his relatives cheered upon learning of his release.

    Israel fires Patriot missile at drone coming from Syria
    3 days ago

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    For the second time this week, IDF fires Patriot missile to intercept UAV approaching Israeli border from Syria; witness on Syrian side of border says drone crashed.

    Elbit rolls out Hermes 900 StarLiner, a UAV for civilian airspace
    3 days ago

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    After years of solely military use, first drone for security-related use certified to fly in civilian airspace, use commercial runways, and is equipped with collision-prevention sensors and advanced cameras, radar.

    Palestinian police offer help in search for kidnapped Arab Israeli
    3 days ago

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    Amid fears that 7-year-old Karim Jumhour, who was kidnapped Tuesday from Qalansawe in northern Israel, has been taken to the West Bank, Palestinian police say they have begun minor searches, but are hamstrung by lack of information.

    Israeli author receives prestigious Bulgarian award
    3 days ago

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    Michael Bar-Zohar says ?I feel extraordinary, though badges of honor don't excite me' after Bulgarian president bestows upon the prolific writer the Stara Planina First Class award at a ceremony in Sofia.

    Putin, Trump to discuss Syrian deployment along Israel border
    3 days ago

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    As the two leaders prepare to hold a summit in Helsinki next Monday, major talking point expected to revolve around removing Iranian and Hezbollah forces from near the Golan Heights and replacing them with Assad's soldiers, despite Israel's insistence that they be removed from Syria entirely.

    Likud MKs attack AG's decision to bar officials from committee meeting
    3 days ago

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    After AG Mandelblit announced that law enforcement officials will not attend Knesset Internal Affairs Committee on Netanyahu allegations against top cop investigating him, Likud MKs Yoav Kish, Amir Ohana attack AG saying his actions are a disgrace to Knesset and public.

    Israel to rebuke EU envoy who spoke to MKs about nationality bill
    3 days ago

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    Netanyahu orders Foreign Affairs Ministry to summon EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giafret for a reprimand after he warned members of Likud the nationality bill 'stinks of racism' and 'could hurt Israel's standing' in the international community.

    Israeli official: 'There's realistic opportunity to push Iran out of Syria'
    3 days ago

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    'Russia, too, is not fond of Iranian presence in Syria, and even Assad understands that the Iranians are exploiting him to promote their own interests in the area,' says high-ranking Israeli official following Netanyahu-Putin meeting.

    Court defers decision on demolition of West Bank Bedouin village
    3 days ago

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    State rejects Khan al-Ahmar residents' claim their attempts to secure retroactive building permits had been ignored by zoning authorities, with court summoning both sides for a session by August 15, effectively putting the demolition on hold until then.

    Netanyahu: Nationality bill is what the majority wants
    3 days ago

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    'The majority also has rights, and the majority rules,' Prime Minister Netanyahu explains, adding 'The vast majority of the people want to ensure the Jewish character of our state for generations.'

    MK German compares nationality bill to Polish silence during Holocaust
    3 days ago

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    Shouting match erupts between MKs Yael German and Avi Dichter over her comparison of the nationality bill to Polish silence in WWII; MK Jabarin: 'Bill should be titled Basic Law: Apartheid'; Jewish Agency Rep. expresses Diaspora's concerns with bill.

    Coalition heads reach agreement on draft bill extension
    3 days ago

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    Government asks High Court for extension on draft bill amid Deputy Health Minister Litzman's fierce objection to it; if court doesn't approve extension, coalition heads agree to dissolve Knesset and call early elections.

    Qalansawe kidnapping suspect claims: 'I don't know the child'
    4 days ago

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    Ahmed Nakib, the main suspect in the kidnapping of 7-year-old Karim Jumhour, denies ties to the kidapping and claims he doesn't know why he was arrested; criminals in Arab sector help police search for Karim: 'Kidnapping a child is crossing a red line.'

    AG bans law enforcement reps from Knesset meeting on PM probes
    4 days ago

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    After failing to cancel a committee meeting on whether top cop who presided over Netanyahu family investigations was motivated by revenge, holding them responsible for career-wrecking sexual abuse allegations made against him, Mandelblit insists presence of police and other officials could 'harm the investigation.'

    Israel's Arab citizens suffer more sickness than Jews
    4 days ago

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    Knesset meeting to promote health in the Arab sector receives data showing immense gaps in health conditions and how it affects state?s budget; MK Ahmad Tibi urges investment in raising health awareness among the Arab population.

    Lieberman calls to shut down Israeli Embassy in Ireland over boycott bill
    4 days ago

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    Defense minister says Israel should not 'engage with Israel's oppressors' after Irish Senate passes bill with overwhelming majority to criminalize Israeli imports from West Bank, setting Ireland on path to be first EU country to do so.

    Teen suspect in Duma terror trial released to house arrest
    4 days ago

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    Putting end to more than 2 years under arrest, judge orders the unidentified minor, who was indicted for his involvement in a 2015 firebombing that claimed three Palestinian lives, to wear an electronic bracelet and not to leave Israel.

    Israel to impound Gaza flotilla ships to benefit terror victims
    4 days ago

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    A Jerusalem court issues temporary confiscation order for 2 Norwegian ships planning to sail to Gaza; if they are intercepted and towed to an Israeli port, their value will be paid to terror victims families as compensation.

    Israel to Russia: Assad's safe from us, but Iran must quit Syria
    4 days ago

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    Speaking anonymously, Israeli official says Netanyahu assured Putin in Moscow that he would ?not take action against the Assad regime', but PM spokesman denies the claim.

    Israel hits Syrian army posts in response to drone incursion
    4 days ago

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    Day after UAV from Syria penetrates 10 kilometers into northern Israel, IDF says it attacked three targets, releasing footage showing the strikes in what Syrian media says were near Hader village in Quneitra province; 'The IDF holds the Syrian regime accountable for the actions carried out in its territory.'

    AG: Knesset talk on Ritman affair may harm PM?s investigation
    4 days ago

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    Mandelblit moves to cancel committee discussion regarding complaints against former top cop who headed investigations after PM?s lawyers said he was motivated by revenge. 'The session is likely to encroach into law enforcement jurisdiction.'

    Dozens of Syrians cross into Israel for doctor's appointment
    4 days ago

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    Group of more than 40 sick mothers and children cross frontier on Golan Heights in pre-dawn hours of Wednesday as part of separate humanitarian effort to Operation Good Neighbor, known as Operation Doctor's Appointment; ?We were afraid in the beginning to come (because we regarded Israelis) as Zionists and enemies. It?s the opposite.?

    Watch: Dramatic footage of Qalansawe kidnapping
    4 days ago

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    Video shows 7-year-old Karim Jumhour talking to car driver before masked man emerges and grabs the boy leaving his friend to run into the family home in panic; police fear boy may have been taken to West Bank.

    French ambassador lauds joint exercise with Israel Navy
    4 days ago

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    Ahead of joint drill, French Embassy hosts reception on its helicopter carrier docked in Haifa; Ambassador Hélène Le Gal: ?ISIS is our mutual enemy, we are proud of our cooperation.?

    PM tells Putin Israel will thwart any attempt to violate its sovereignty
    4 days ago

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    During meeting in Moscow with the Russian president, Netanyahu says warning applies to violations 'both in the air and on land' after IDF fires Patriot missile at drone from Syria that infiltrated 10 km into Israel; talks take place before the two watch England and Croatia play in World Cup semi-final.

    Cop convicted for assaulting ultra-Orthodox demonstrators
    4 days ago

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    After being charged with two charges of assault of Haredim during demonstrations in 2017, Ido Katzir was convicted for striking a protester who used a racial slur, and another during violent protests.

    Eisenkot: IDF service crucial for equality
    4 days ago

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    During meeting with 70 'future leaders', IDF chief and President Rivlin extol virtues of military enlistment, emphasize its importance for national cohesiveness amid stats showing barely half of Israeli youth enlists.

    Patriot missile launched at Syrian drone that flies 10 km into Israel
    4 days ago

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    Rocket alert siren sounded across several communities in the Golan Heights after Patriot missile is launched to intercept drone that crosses from Syria and infiltrates Israel; IDF: 'We followed it and waited for the optimal conditions to intercept it.'

    Netanyahu lands in Russia for Putin meet
    5 days ago

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    PM heads to Moscow for ?very important? meeting with Putin where strikes, goals and battlefields will be focus of talks regarding northern frontier with Syria before the two leaders watch England and Croatia battle it out on the soccer field, hoping for plenty of strikes and goals in the World Cup semi-final.

    A boy kidnapped in Qalansawe
    5 days ago

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    7-year-old Karim Jumhour 's father Jaber says his abductors demanded NIS 4 million for his return; Jaber refuses to pay; police still have no lead about the boy's whereabouts.

    IDF to provide educational assistance to soldiers with Haredi background
    5 days ago

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    For the first time in IDF history, soldiers from Haredi background, who left the religion, will be eligible for education benefits despite not being part of the Haredi IDF framework; 'There is no reason that people from the same cultural background and with similar educational gaps will not be eligible for the same benefits.'

    Report: Arab sector receives only 2% of welfare assoc. revenues
    5 days ago

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    A new study conducted by Taub Center shows Haredi sector received 20% of welfare associations' revenues operating in Israel from 2103-2016; Arabs mostly rely on religious organizations within their community for funding.

    Case 4000: PM claims he never received favorable coverage from Walla! News
    5 days ago

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    During 5-hour investigation in case involving alleged quid pro quo deals with Walla news site, Netanyahu cited negative news coverage of his wife as proof no deal was ever struck; ?My wife received favorable coverage? 75 percent of the articles are against her.'

    Netanyahus argue probe director was motivated by revenge
    5 days ago

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    Family attorneys tell AG former deputy commissioner Roni Ritman, who presided over corruption probes against PM and his wife, waged a personal vendetta against the couple, believing they ?initiated sexual harassment complaint filed against him by a subordinate? that led to his professional ruin.

    Israeli spaceship scheduled to land on the moon next year
    5 days ago

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    Israel?s SpaceIL announces planned launch of unmanned craft for December this year and a moon touchdown on February 13, 2019, making Israel the 4th country to accomplish the landing; ?The first step will be to put up an Israeli flag on the moon,' says SpaceIL?s CEO.

    PM says 'nothing new presented' in 5-hour grilling
    6 days ago

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    After facing another round of interrogation in Bezeq-Walla Affair involving alleged illicit quid pro quo deals, statement on Netanyahu's behalf rebuffs all suspicions against him, denies he made deals in exchange for favorable news coverage and dismisses entire probe as 'unfounded.'

    Tiberias residents prepare for major earthquake
    6 days ago

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    Following a series of tremors in northern Israel, authorities in the city begin upgrading old infrastructure and open hotlines for PTSD victims in preparation for a possible major earthquake; local residents say they are 'living on borrowed time.'

    Lieberman: We see attempts to establish terror network in Golan
    6 days ago

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    Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warns Iranian-Shiite militias against establishing terror infrastructure in the Golan Heights under the auspices of the Syrian regime, adding Israel is 'ready to provide humanitarian aid, not ready to accept a single refugee into Israeli territory.'

    Litzman: If IDF draft bill crisis not resolved within a week, I'll resign
    6 days ago

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    After his Council of Torah Sages instructed him to quit the government if no solution is found that would prevent the drafting of all ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students, the deputy health minister gives the state a week to get extension from High Court to resolve issue.

    Rivlin warns discrimination in nationality bill hurts Jewish people
    6 days ago

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    While PM Netanyahu seeks to pass the nationality bill into a law next week, President Reuven Rivlin sends a harsh letter criticizing article 7b of the legislation, saying it doesn't reflect the Zionist vision.

    Deputy AG, Knesset legal advisor come out against nationality bill
    6 days ago

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    During Knesset committee discussion about the controversial legislation, Deputy AG Raz Nizri and Knesset legal advisor Eyal Yinon warn of the international repercussions to the legislation, particularly over article 7b, which allows the exclusion of citizens from cities and towns based on their nationality or religion.

    Report: 2 million Israelis have no access to proper bomb shelters
    6 days ago

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    State Comptroller's Report on local government finds major gaps in the availability of bomb shelters in non-Jewish sectors; only 11 out of 71 non-Jewish local authorities have public bomb shelters; 127,000 students have no access to protected spaces in schools; 'urgent solution' required.

    Kite, balloon terrorism continues scorching Israel's land
    6 days ago

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    Despite IDF's efforts, more than 100 days have passed since the kites and balloons terrorism began, causing massive damage to agricultural produce and destroying Israeli land; firefighting crews fight daily against the rampant blazes in the south.

    Priest who works to recruit Christians to IDF is under investigation
    6 days ago

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    Father Gabriel Nadaf, founder of the Israeli Christians Recruitment Forum, is under a criminal investigation; the alleged crimes took place several years ago; gag order put on other details of case.

    Hamas: Kerem Shalom closure a crime against humanity
    6 days ago

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    Gaza terror group says Israel is committing crimes against humanity following its announcement it is closing Gaza's main commercial crossing and limiting the strip's fishing zone as incendiary kites and balloons terrorism and protest on border continue; Israel will allow humanitarian aid to enter the strip.

    French Imam gets death threats after video with IDF spokesman
    7 days ago

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    Hassen Chalghoumi, known for his criticism of Islamic fundamentalism, receives multiple death threats and is accused of becoming 'advocate for the Zionists' following his meeting with IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis in Paris.

    Israel shuts down Kerem Shalom crossing
    7 days ago

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    PM Netanyahu declares closure of Kerem Shalom as incendiary kites and balloons continue coming from Gaza into Israel, scorching thousands of acres of Israeli farmland and woodland; the crossing is Gaza's main commercial channel.

    Lieberman warns Hamas: Get it together and stop the fires
    7 days ago

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    'The way Hamas is conducting itself, it could pay a heavier price than it did in Protective Edge,' the defense minister threatens as incendiary balloons and fires continue wreaking havoc in Israel; Netanyahu says Kerem Shalom crossing will be closed as punitive action.

    Opening of Sara Netanyahu's trial postponed
    7 days ago

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    Mrs. Netanyahu's lawyer asks for postponement of hearing in residence affair, saying he needed to be present at another hearing at the same time; prosecution agrees, and hearing moved to October 7.

    Experts: Minor earthquakes no indication big one is coming
    7 days ago

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    Since a major earthquake cannot be predicted, experts say citizens and government agencies need to prepare for the worst; Minor tremors were felt Sunday around Tiberias.

    Parents of flash flood victims demand independent inquiry
    7 days ago

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    Parents decry the fact commission of inquiry formed by Education and Defense ministries is about to complete its work without inviting any of them to give testimony; 'There is an entire system here that is simply criminal, irresponsible, and negligent,' accuses Sharon Sadan, Yael's mother.

    Official use of Arabic dropped from final version of nationality bill
    7 days ago

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    As the controversial bill prepares for second and third readings at Knesset, changes made; while Hebrew will be declared as Israel's official language, the official state use of Arabic will be determined in separate legislation.

    N. Korea reportedly offered Israel: 'Give $1 billion and we'll halt Iran arms deals'
    7 days ago

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    The Wall Street Journal quotes account by former North Korean diplomat, who said Pyongyang's ambassador to Sweden met with his Israeli counterpart in 1999, asking for cash money in return for stopping delivery of missiles to Israel's enemies.

    Yad Vashem?s chief historian: 'We can live with parts' of Polish-Israeli statement
    7 days ago

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    Professor Dina Porat, who accompanied the talks with Poland that resulted in the joint statement that partially expunged Polish complicity for Holocaust atrocities, says she did not act as Yad Vashem's chief historian, but was rather asked to give 'personal and discreet advice,' allowing that some parts can stand to be corrected.

    Report: IDF strikes T-4 airfield in Syria
    7 days ago

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    Syrian news agency SANA says air defenses activated after airfield in Homs province, which was struck in April, comes under attack with 4-5 missiles reportedly fired at the base; report not immediately confirmed by Israel.

    Qatari envoy says letting Gazans work in Israel would calm border
    7 days ago

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    Mohammed Al-Emadi floats idea during interview with Kan, argues allowing 5,000 Gazans to enter Israel on work permits would put an end incendiary kites and balloon terror.

    Government Advertising Agency to cease censoring Haredi women
    7 days ago

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    Agency announces change following protests by feminist activists bemoaning total exclusion of women from public images, including one of a Shabbat table that only includes men; 'exclusion of women from public sphere is unacceptable.'

    Israeli lawmakers visit Temple Mount after ban said lifted
    7 days ago

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    Minister Uri Ariel and Likud party member Sharren Haskel visit holy site that has often triggered serious violence between Israelis and Palestinians, after Netanyahu reportedly lifts long-standing ban on Israeli Knesset members visiting the compound.

    Turkish national indicted for trying to launder money for Hamas
    7 days ago

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    27-year-old Ebru Ozkan, arrested last month at Ben-Gurion Airport, is charged with unlawful associations, crimes against public order for Hamas and offenses of bringing enemy funds into the area, which include smuggling five bottles of perfume to launder money.

    Angry over Hamas-held soldiers, IDF reservists return campaign medals to PM
    7 days ago

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    20 reserve troops return 'worthless' medals belonging to 400 recipients until remains of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul are returned to Israel; ?The war is not over until the last soldier is returned home to his family,? reads an open letter.

    Train stations to close over weekend due to rail upgrades
    7 days ago

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    Rail upgrades and infrastructural work on high-speed train from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem account for closure of stations, with trains between Tel Aviv, Nahariya or Be?er Sheva to be affected.

    Netanyahu hopes to pass IDF draft bill, nationality bill by end of month
    8 days ago

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    Prime Minister Netanyahu says IDF draft bill is at the top of the coalition's priorities, adding coalition heads set to meet to discuss matter; 'We will try to square the circle and bring this to an end as soon as possible,' he says.

    Netanyahu says will 'give expression' to historians' criticism on Polish statement
    8 days ago

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    PM says objective of talks with Polish governments to cancel criminal articles in controversial Holocaust law was achieved; adds that 'I have listened to the comments from historians, including about things that were not included in the statement. I respect these comments.'

    Israeli woman stabilized after zip-line accident that killed husband
    8 days ago

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    Husband slams into wife while zip-lining on their honeymoon in Honduras, with the husband killed and the wife seriously injured; woman undergoes 6-hour surgery in Honduras, flown to Florida hospital where she regains consciousness.

    Netanyahu: Etzel fallen in Altalena Affair 'were true patriots, not traitors'
    8 days ago

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    70 years after violent confrontation between the newly-formed IDF and the Etzel paramilitary groups, the prime minister declares Etzel fighters were 'acting in the benefit of the State of Israel.'

    Israel protests to Poland over Hebrew publication of joint statement
    8 days ago

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    Jerusalem submits official protest to Warsaw over the decision to publish full-page ad in Israeli newspapers containing a bad Hebrew translation of the joint statement that was meant to end the crisis over the Holocaust law.

    IN PHOTOS: Damages caused by the Gaza fire terrorism
    8 days ago

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    Israeli photographers band together for special photo project to show the world the devastating results of the fires breaking out because of incendiary kites and balloons being flown into Israel from the Gaza Strip.

    Thousands of Syrians returning home after cease-fire deal
    8 days ago

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    Despite their disappointment with the cease-fire agreement mediated by Russia, thousands of uprooted families begin their way home to southern Syria, admitting defeat: 'Assad finished Daraa and with it? the revolution.'

    Haniyeh's niece seriously wounded in Gaza border protests
    9 days ago

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    Zahadia Haniyeh, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh's 38-year-old niece, suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach while taking part in Gaza border protests on Friday; Haniyeh: 'Palestinians will continue the marches despite the many wounded, until the land is purified of the filth of the occupation.'

    Report: Israeli firm Black Cube meddled in Hungary's elections
    9 days ago

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    Two sources speaking with Politico confirm Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube's agents contacted NGOs associated with Jewish billionaire George Soros and recorded conversations with employees to undermine Soros before elections in Hungary; Hungary's government has yet to comment on the matter.

    Meet the first female checkpoint security guard
    9 days ago

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    Renata immigrated to Israel from Russia without her parents out of a sense of mission; After completing her combat service in the Border Police, she joined the Defense Ministry's checkpoint unit as an armed security guard, being the first woman to ever meet the requirements; now, she's 'waiting for more woman to join her.'

    Palestinian killed as Gaza protests against Israel enter 4th month
    9 days ago

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    Explosive device goes off early near Karni crossing, wounding several Palestinian terrorists trying to hurl it at Israeli troops; Mohammed Abu Halima, 22, killed in clashes, with cause of death in dispute; IDF battles 3,000 Palestinians rioting near the border fence.

    Bennett makes studying of Poles' role in Holocaust mandatory
    9 days ago

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    New study unit will make it a requirement to teach Israeli students on trips to Poland about Poles' treatment of Jews before, during and after the Holocaust; 'We cannot possibly educate our children on distortions and lies,' education minister says.

    Raed Salah put on house arrest after 10 months in jail
    9 days ago

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    Leader of the outlawed northern branch of the Islamic Movement, who is on trial on charges of incitement, put on full house arrest in Kafr Kanna, where he receives a hero's welcome.

    IDF deploys extra Iron Dome in southern Israel
    10 days ago

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    In light of a tense security situation on the Gaza border, IDF deploys several Iron Dome batteries in the area; Rafael, Defense Ministry successfully test new developments to upgrade Iron Dome.

    IDF attacks military post in Syria after errant mortar fired toward Israel
    10 days ago

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    Mortar shell?fired during fighting between President Assad's forces and Syrian rebels?lands in buffer zone between two countries; IDF stresses it has no desire to become involved in internal fighting but reiterates commitment to honor 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement.

    Court suspends razing of Bedouin village in West Bank
    10 days ago

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    Supreme Court suspends demolition of Khan al-Ahmar amid protests after temporary injunction was issued in response to villagers' contention that they had been unfairly denied building permits.

    Expert warns major earthquake expected soon
    10 days ago

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    Following a series of tremors over the last few days, retired IDF Home Front colonel says Israeli residents should prepare for a major earthquake to rip through Israel from north to south; Local authorities in north say infrastructure in urgent need of an upgrade.

    Lieberman tells Iranian people regime is 'sacrificing' them
    10 days ago

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    Addressing the Iranian population for the second time in two weeks, defense minister expresses admiration for their willingness to protest in the streets and voice anger over economic travails caused by Tehran selling them out for terror movements; 'Take responsibility for your own destiny.'

    Citizens suffering PTSD to be recognized as terror victims
    10 days ago

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    National Insurance Institute expands criteria for recognizing citizens suffering from the disorder, arguing it can be triggered by cumulative shocks caused by witnessing and experiencing terror attacks, particularly in the south; victims will now be entitled to financial aid and mental support.

    Israel lays down red lines for postwar relations with Syria
    10 days ago

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    As Syrian army continues its offensive on rebel-held areas near the Golan border, Israel signals it expects 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement to be honored; 'We must do everything to clarify to the Russians and the Assad government that we won't accept any armed presence in demilitarized areas,' says Minister Erdan.

    Oron Shaul's mother pleads with Hamas leader to return her son's body
    10 days ago

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    In emotional video, Zehava Shaul urges Yahya Sinwar to propose deal to Israeli government that would see her son's return in exchange for humanitarian aid for Gaza and the release of Palestinian prisoners; 'I?m appealing to you so another violent conflict would be prevented. That?s the kind of deal every leader should strive for,' she says.

    Holocaust survivors feel betrayed by Polish-Israeli statement
    10 days ago

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    'The truth cannot be denied, and we can't be forced not to tell the truth,' says one Holocaust survivor in protest of the agreement Israel and Poland reached; 'When I heard about this on the radio, I thought I wasn't hearing well. How can this be?' says another survivor.

    Fire rages near Beit Shemesh, residents evacuated from homes
    10 days ago

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    Gaza incendiary balloons and kites continue wreaking havoc in Israeli communities by strip's border, with at least 5 blazes breaking out as a result; in the Jerusalem hills, 25 firefighting crews and 10 air tankers battling massive conflagration.

    Mossad recovers Israeli spy Eli Cohen's wristwatch
    11 days ago

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    In special operation, the Mossad retrieved the wristwatch of Israel's spy in Damascus, Eli Cohen, who was caught by the Syrians and executed in 1965; watch was apparently sold to the Mossad by grandchildren of woman who kept it all these years.

    Shas MK blames earthquake on Kotel compromise
    11 days ago

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    After Israel experiences 4.1 earthquake and several aftershocks, MK Yinon Azulay says it was because of the plan to expand egalitarian prayer sections at the Western Wall to cater to the site?s more liberal visitors.

     

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