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Analysis: Stunning Victory For Netanyahu, But Legal Woes Far From Over

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Just a few short months ago, after Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit announced that he was pressing charges against Prime Minister Netanyahu on counts of br...

Iraqi TV: Coronavirus Is An American Plot, Similar To Past Jewish Plots [VIDEO]

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IRAQ (MEMRI) — Iraqi political analyst Muhammad Sadeq Al-Hashemi said in a Feb. 26 interview on Al-Ayam TV (Iraq) that in the 1981 thriller novel titled The Eyes of Darkness, Ameri...

Breaking: Exit Polls In Israel – Likud Largest Party, Right-Wing Parties Have 60 Seats

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — According to all of the exit polls released in Israel at the end of yet another election day in Israel, the Likud party has significantly increased its streng...

Israel Missile Hits Car In Syria After Sniper Attack Attempt

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forces on Monday fired a missile at a car on the edge of Syria's Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, after the vehicle was allegedly used in an attempted snipe...

Netanyahu Vows Sovereignty Over Jordan Valley ‘Within Weeks’ If Reelected

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JERUSALEM (JNS) — As Israelis prepare to go back to the polls for the third time in fewer than 12 months, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised on Sunday that if reele...

Report: El Al To Cut 1,000 Jobs Due To Coronavirus

JERUSALEM (JNS) — El Al CEO Gonen Usishkin has asked the company’s human resources department to prepare to let go 1,000 of the company’s 6,300 employees, citing financial losses d...

Indictment Issued Against Rabbi Berland For Fraudulent Receipt And Extortion

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — The Jerusalem District Attorney issued an indictment in the district court against Rabbi Eliezer Berland (82), the leader of the Shuvu Banim community. The pr...

Will Jewish Force Pull Out At The Last Moment? Will It Make A Difference?

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — In late drama less than 24 hours before polls open in Israel, last-minute negotiations are taking place between the Likud and Jewish Force in an attempt to pe...

Take 3: The Main Actors In Israel’s Re-do Contested Election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis head to the polls for the third time in less than a year on Monday, after the two previous parliamentary races ended inconclusively. Twenty-nine partie...

Israeli Researchers Claim Breakthrough In Developing Vaccine Against Coronavirus

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KIRYAT SHMONA (VINnews) — Israeli researchers claim to have made a major breakthrough in the search for a vaccine against coronavirus and they maintain that the vaccine could be re...

A Look At How Israel’s 3rd Election In A Year Could Play Out

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel heads into its unprecedented third election in less than a year Monday after a tumultuous campaign that saw the prime minister indicted on corruption charge...

Israeli PM Vows Not To Shirk Corruption Trial After Election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Saturday he will face corruption accusations against him head on in court and will not seek to pass legislation to d...

Israel Taxi App Sued For Alleged Discrimination Against Arab Drivers

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — An Israeli taxi service app is being sued by human rights lawyers in Jerusalem over its feature that allows riders to be almost sure they will not get an Arab dri...

Israel’s Supreme Court: Same-Sex Couples And Single Men Eligible For Surrogacy

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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel’s Supreme Court ruled Thursday that same-sex couples and single men should be eligible for surrogacy in the country, saying its surrogacy law now is discri...

A Beginner’s Guide To Israel’s Unprecedented Third Election In The Past 12 Months

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Full disclosure: This is the third time in the past year that we have published this article. With only minor changes. That’s because on Monday, March 2, for t...

Ex-Housekeeper Sues Israeli PM’s Wife Over Abusive Behavior

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JERUSALEM (AP) — A former housekeeper at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence is suing the leader's wife Sara for pain and suffering allegedly caused duri...

Israel Denounces Anti-Semitic Trope At Spanish Carnival

MADRID (AP) — Israel’s ambassador to Spain has denounced a Carnival parade performance in a small town that featured men and women dressed up like Jewish Holocaust victims and Nazi...

Syria Says Israeli Drone Attack Kills Civilian Near Golan

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — An Israeli drone fired a missile at a car in southern Syria on Thursday, killing one person, Syrian state TV reported. The state-run media outlet gave no ...

Israeli Health Ministry Announces First Corona Case Found Inside Israel

JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Israeli Health Ministry Spokesman Moshe Bar Siman Tov announced Thursday that for the first time a case of the coronavirus has been discovered inside Israel. ...

Jewish Force Leader Says He Will Quit Race If Netanyahu Cancels Oslo Accords, Evacuates Illegal Arab Settlement

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JERUSALEM (VINnews) — Jewish Force leader Itamar Ben-Gvir, whose decision to run in Monday's elections may cost the right-wing the majority it needs to form a government, declared ...