Friday, September 20, 2019

Israel

Legislation That Would Allow Cameras At Israeli Polling Places Fails In Knesset

Jerusalem - Proposed legislation to place cameras in Israeli polling stations failed to pass a first reading in the Knesset, essentially rendering it dead. Fifty-eight Knesset m...

What Does John Bolton’s Departure Mean For Israel?

Washington - Benjamin Netanyahu had quite a Tuesday. One week before Israelis go to the polls in their country’s second election this year, the Israeli prime minister went on li...

Fourth Poll Shows That Otzma Yehudit Party Will Make It Into Knesset

Jerusalem - The far-right Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) Party may make it into the Knesset with four seats following the Sept. 17 election, according to a Kan news poll published on...

Saudis Condemn Israeli PM’s West Bank Annexations Plans

Jerusalem - Saudi Arabia on Wednesday denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's pre-election vow to annex parts of the West Bank as a "very dangerous escalation," addin...

Israeli Ambassador Urges US To ‘Stay The Course’ On Pressuring Iran

Washington - Ron Dermer, the Israeli ambassador to Washington, urged the United States to “stay the course” and increase pressure on Iran amid reports that the Trump administration...

Amazon To Officially Launch In Israel After Sept. 17 Elections

Jerusalem - Amazon will officially launch its service in the Jewish state next week after the Sept. 17 national election, several sources in the retail industry told Calcalist, the...

McDonald’s To Acquire Israeli Customer-Service Tech Startup Apprente

Mountain View, CA - McDonald’s has signed a deal to acquire the Israeli-founded customer service automation startup Apprente Inc., it was announced on Tuesday. As part of the de...

Hezbollah Leader Nasrallah: IDF Has Turned Into A ‘Hollywood Army’

Jerusalem - Israel’s response to Hezbollah’s attack earlier this month displayed the weakness of the Israel Defense Forces, Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah said on Tuesday. Af...

Rockets Fired From Gaza On Israel For 2nd Straight Day

Jerusalem - Israeli tanks fired on two Hamas positions in Gaza on Wednesday an hour after three rockets were fired from Gaza on Jewish communities in southern Israel. One of the...
People walk inside an ancient tunnel during the opening of an ancient road at the City of David, a popular archaeological and tourist site in the Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Tsafrir Abayov, Pool)

Biblical Name Adoniyahu Discovered on City Of David Bula

The City of David archaeological excavations have announced an important and momentous discovery. A bula (seal) bearing the name of Adoniyahu has been discovered in earth removed f...

US Reportedly Informed Prior To Netanyahu’s Jordan Valley Annexation Announcement

Washington - The Trump administration was reportedly informed ahead of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement that he would annex all Israel settlements if he win...

Taliban Outraged Following Trump’s Cancellation Of Secret Camp David Meeting

Kabul - Following U.S. President Donald Trump’s cancellation of a secret U.S.-Taliban meeting that was to have been held at Camp David on Sept. 9, the Islamic Emirate of Afghanista...

Herzog Calls Belgian Ritual-Slaughter Ban ‘Infringement’ Of Religious Freedom

Jerusalem - Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog sent a letter on Monday to the president of the Belgian regional parliament of Wallonia in an appeal to lift the ban on kosher ritua...

Netanyahu Removed From Stage In Ashdod After Rocket Fired From Gaza [VIDEO]

Ashdod - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had to be removed from the stage during a campaign speech in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod after rockets were fired from Ga...

Rockets Fired From Syria At Israel Following Airstrikes On Iranian Base In Syria

Jerusalem - Several rockets were fired at Israel from Syria, launched by Shiite militias operating under the command of the Iranian Quds Force, the Israel Defense Forces said. T...

PM Netanyahu Vows To Begin Annexing West Bank Settlements

Jerusalem - Israel's prime minister on Tuesday vowed to annex the strategic heartland of the West Bank if he wins national elections next week, offering a vision that would likely ...

Palestinian Authority Blames Israel For Death In Jail Of Terrorist With Cancer

Jerusalem - The Palestinian Authority blamed Israel for the death of a Palestinian terrorist held in an Israeli jail for a shooting attack on a West Bank road that killed a Jewish ...

Zarif Says Israel & US ‘Want’ War, After Getting Busted With Seceret Nuclear Site

Tehran - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Monday accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of “crying wolf” after Netanyahu revealed the existence of a previ...

Canadian Government Will Appeal Court Ruling Against West Bank Wines

Montreal - The Canadian government said it would appeal a federal court ruling that wines made in the West Bank cannot be labeled a “Product of Israel.” A July 29 ruling by the ...

Breaking Down War, Peace And Ideas Behind Middle East Conflict

Jerusalem - Speaking on the sidelines of this week’s Middle East Forum “Israel Victory Project” conference near Tel Aviv on Sunday, titled “Moving From Concessions to Victory,” for...