Netanyahu: Case 4000 is falling apart
    3 hours ago

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    The prime minister's office issues a statement saying that Bezeq-Walla corruption affair, also known as case 4000, is falling apart because Netanyahu never received positive media coverage from Walla! News. The statement was issued following Netanyahu's questioning by police on Friday morning;' The facts prove, unequivocally, that Walla's coverage of Netanyahu's remained negative.'

    Police officers foil another stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City
    4 hours ago

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    A recently released video of the attack shows the terrorist trying to stab a police officer, while he was looking at his phone. The assailant was soon killed by the police; A policewoman is suffering from anxiety as a result; Last week, police officers arrested a 26-year-old terrorist from Hebron after he tried to stab civilians in Jerusalem's Old City.

    IDF kills two Palestinians on the Gaza border
    4 hours ago

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    Clashes at the Gaza Strip when a ceasefire deal is on the horizon: IDF kills two Palestinians in demonstrations on the Gaza border fence, fire erupts in the Gaza vicinity; Deputy Hamas leader: 'I support calm in the area so that our people can live in dignity and continue our fight.'

    Police suspect PM and Elovitch discussed Bezeq's merger with Yes
    4 hours ago

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    Is this the 'smoking gun' the case 4000's investigators have? Police have evidence that the PM and Bezeq owner met at the PM's residence in Jerusalem ahead of an important meeting at the Cable and Satellite Council and discussed the merger; State's witness Nir Hefetz coordinated the meeting; Netanyahu said that the case has completely fallen apart, the police think otherwise.

    Stats show more Israelis leave country than return
    5 hours ago

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    The Central Bureau of Statistics reports a decrease in the number of Israelis remaining abroad for more than a year; The difference between the number of Israelis who left Israel and those who returned stands at 6,300.

    Israel transfers 10 tons of mail to Palestinians after 8-year delay
    15 hours ago

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    Mass delivery part of one-time confidence building measures after the two sides agreed on a postal entry deal ?about a year ago?, IDF says.

    Prison cells set ablaze as guards storm Hamas wing
    15 hours ago

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    Two lightly wounded in riots that break out in Gilboa Prison after inmates rage over participation of hated Metzada unit in surprise search raid, as guards comb wing in search of hidden cell phones.

    Family of disobedient soldier slams officer for manhandling him
    17 hours ago

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    Other Givati Brigade officer says brigade commander who was recorded pinning down a cook who was trying to escape from base did the right thing, ensured that soldiers had hot food.

    IDF's war plans for facing Hezbollah
    18 hours ago

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    The IDF understands that Hezbollah has gained masses of experience in the civil war. Now it is undergoing changes to prepare it for the next showdown with 'the strongest army in the Middle East after the IDF.'

    Woman killed in suspected hit-and-run by Palestinian identified
    20 hours ago

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    42-year-old Hava Roizin was killed on Thursday evening after a man in his 60 ran her over and fled before turning himself in to the Palestinian police in what IDF, Shin Bet say was likely a car accident, not a terror attack.

    Report: Trump and Putin see eye to eye on Iran leaving Syria
    20 hours ago

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    US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, is cited in Bloomberg as saying that the two leaders agreed in their July discussions during a summit in Helsinki that Tehran's forces should leave the war-torn country, but Putin expressed reservations about the feasibility of forcing them to vacate the territory; disputes over the Golan Heights also said to be a major talking point.

    Israeli woman killed in car hit in suspected hit-and-run near Havat Gilad
    1 day ago

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    Woman in her 40s hit by what is reported to be a Palestinian taxi near an outpost in the West Bank; driver flees the scene, later turns himself in to Palestinian police in Nablus.

    Health Ministry finds high levels of pollution in 3 Golan streams
    1 day ago

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    32 Israelis contract leptospirosis after swimming in streams in the Golan Heights; ministry finds high levels of fecal E. coli bacteria in Zaki, Mesushim and Yehudiya streams, barring the public from entering them as well as several other bodies of water.

    Israeli may face death sentence in Belarus
    1 day ago

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    Alan Levit, who immigrated to Israel in 1991, is suspected of robbing and murdering a man in Minsk in 1993; German authorities arrest him in Frankfurt due to Interpol arrest warrant; lawyer tries to bring him back to Israel to face trial, where he won't face capital punishment.

    Kirya commander suspected of corruption
    1 day ago

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    Col. Yigal Ben-Ami, the commander of the IDF's headquarters in Tel Aviv, is suspected of making personal use of vehicles meant for major generals and receiving benefits from contractors carrying out renovations at the base; he denies the charges.

    Comptroller: Police fail to deal with deadly violence in Arab society
    1 day ago

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    According to the State Comptroller's report, the murder rate in the Arab sector is 2.5 times higher than the general population, and the frequency of shooting offenses is 17.5 times higher than in the Jewish sector; The report details various police failures, manpower problem, and Arab Israelis' lack of trust in the police.

    Israeli official confirms Egypt intelligence head meeting with Netanyahu
    1 day ago

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    The head of Egyptian intelligence, Abbas Kamel, visited Israel as a guest of National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat. He met in Tel Aviv with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Shin Bet Director Argaman to discuss long-term ceasefire deal with Hamas.

    Former chief IDF prosecutor: 'Rafah's Black Friday' probe will stop int'l lawsuits
    1 day ago

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    Col. (res.) Liron Libman says the rigorous military investigation into the events of August 1, 2014, when over 70 non-combatant Palestinians were killed, meets international expectations of a serious probe into alleged war crimes. However, there's no guarantee there won't be international charges brought against Israeli military and political leaders.

    Petitions delay nomination of new IDF chief of staff
    1 day ago

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    Defense Minister Lieberman says he is unable to announce his two candidates for the position due to pending petitions filed against appointing committee members, whose relationships with PM have been brought into question.

    African migrants reel as Israeli law cuts into salaries
    1 day ago

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    Illegal migrants start to feel bite of law passed last year that requires their employers to hand over 20 percent of their salaries to the state, which promises to give it to the migrants once they leave.

    WATCH: IDF officer pins disobedient soldier to the ground
    1 day ago

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    IDF says no criminal investigation will be launched against battalion commander after initial probe shows he was trying to prevent three Givati cooks from abandoning their posts in the West Bank and returning home for the weekend, leaving combat soldiers without hot food.

    Man suspected of spraying swastika on Petah Tikva synagogue arrested
    1 day ago

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    36-year-old suspect refused to open the door to police before attempting to attack them with an electric drill, prompting officers to pacify the man with a taser.

    Report: Hamas-Israel ceasefire deal to last a year
    1 day ago

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    Hezbollah-affiliated Al Mayadeen news channel says that current negotiations for anticipated ceasefire aimed at ending months of hostilities on the Gaza border will also include creation of a maritime route between the coastal enclave and Cyprus under Israeli supervision.

    Fearing backlash, Israel-themed Brazilian Carnival parade nixed
    1 day ago

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    S„o Paulo samba school that originally agreed with Israeli consulate to hold parade marking 70th anniversary cites fears of Palestinian protests, scrapping months of preparation and large financial contributions.

    Abbas claims Rabin's assassin leaves prison 4 times each week
    1 day ago

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    Speaking at PLO central council meeting, PA president charges that Yigal Amir, who gunned down the former Israeli prime minister in 1995, also receives a salary from four individuals.

    Egypt's intel head said to have met Israeli officials in Tel Aviv
    1 day ago

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    Al-Hayat newspaper reports that Abbas Kamel visited the city on Wednesday in a bid to flesh out the final details of an Egyptian-brokered long-term ceasefire with Hamas after months of daily skirmishes; Palestinian official says deal may be signed on Friday.

    Cabinet minister: No arrangement with Hamas
    2 days ago

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    The Security Cabinet discusses the ceasefire currently observed between Hamas and Israel as well as a possible long-term arrangement with the terror group during a meeting attended by only a few ministers; Although the defense establishment believes Hamas is committed to cessation of hostilities, many Israeli officials remain skeptical; 'There is no arrangement. The other side is so unpredictable; no one knows what will happen.'

    Netanyahu unveils security plans for next decade
    2 days ago

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    Due to the threats expected in the coming decade, PM intends to increase the secuirty budget by billions, from 0.2% to 0.3% of the GNP; 'We invest more in security in order to defend our achievements.'

    IDF to refrain from launching criminal probes in 'Rafah's Black Friday' case
    2 days ago

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    Chief Military Advocate General finds no criminal wrongdoing in IDF forces' conduct in any of the fighting incidents during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, even those in which non-combatants were killed; also, no investigation to be launched into massive IDF bombardment in Rafah the day Hadar Goldin was killed and abducted.

    Former handball coach accused of molesting over 140 victims
    2 days ago

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    Beno Reinhorn, a 35-year-old father of two from Herzliya is suspected of sexually abusing over 140 girls; The suspect reportedly lured his victims through social networks; The police estimates the actual number of victims is much higher and urges those who have not come forward yet to urgently do so.

    Court recommends the expulsion of Eritrean asylum seekers
    2 days ago

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    Jerusalem's court of appeals recommends the expulsion of Eritreans lacking refugee status; 'Israeli citizens living near infiltrators are suffering, and there is no choice but to deport them directly to their country of origin, otherwise they should be given permanent status in Israel.'

    Shin Bet denies Iranian-American author's account of interrogation
    2 days ago

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    Israel's internal security agency confirms it briefly detained Reza Aslan, saying he 'raised suspicion' when arriving at the border crossing but denying he was questioned about his politics.

    Swastika sprayed on Petah Tikva synagogue
    2 days ago

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    Unknown perpetrators spray Nazis symbol on the outer wall of the Mikdash Moshe Synagogue alongside SS unit symbol; police is investigating the case.

    5 teens suspected to have leptospirosis after Jordan River visit
    2 days ago

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    Five 14-17 year olds hospitalized on suspicion the caught the infection after kayaking tour, after infection previously only found in Golan area; alarm in Upper Galilee Regional Council over possible drop in tourism; Mey Eden water company halts production over irregular results in water sample.

    Police foiled stabbing attack in Jerusalem last week
    2 days ago

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    26-year-old Palestinian from Hebron arrested in the Old City while carrying a knife and tear gas; he initially claimed he came to the capital to pray, but further investigation revealed he planned to stab Israeli civilians or security forces.

    Goldin family petitions High Court against PM, Security Cabinet
    2 days ago

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    Family of fallen soldier being held by Hamas says special ministerial committee on POWs and MIAs hasn't convened since January 2017, demands discussion of the committee before signing any agreement with the terror group.

    Lieberman to Gaza residents: Calm pays off, violence doesn't
    2 days ago

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    Defense minister says Kerem Shalom crossing was reopened after 3 days without violent incidents on the border. 'The Gaza residents have something to gain when Israeli citizens enjoy quiet and security, and something to lose when this quiet is broken,' he tells them in special message.

    Another claim of humiliating Shin Bet questioning at border
    2 days ago

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    Iranian-American writer Reza Aslan says he was detained upon arriving in Israel from Jordan with his family, accusing the Shin Bet of using 'police state tactics' against him, threatening him: 'We can make it so you don?t see your kids for a long time.'

    Technion, Hebrew University on Shanghai 100 list
    2 days ago

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    Academic Ranking of World Universities publishes annual list of world's leading academic institutions, placing Israel Institute of Technology and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem at 77th and 93th spots respectively.

    Nasrallah: Hezbollah stronger than the IDF
    3 days ago

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    In remarks broadcast on a big screen at an event dubbed 'July Victory of 2016' in Beirut marking 12 years since terror group's 'victory' against Israel in 2006 Second Lebanon War, Hezbollah secretary-general says Israel is 'deterred by the resistance', knows it will lose the next round of fighting and is responsible for the Syrian civil war which it caused in order to gain strength.

    Radioactive sheep said to prove Israel conducted illegal nuclear test
    3 days ago

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    Findings from a recent study by Science and Global Security journal alleges Israel conducted a nuclear experiment in cooperation with South Africa over the Indian Ocean in 1979; conclusions say traces of radioactive substance found in sheep in the area underpin findings; 'Israel is the only country that had the technical capability and the political motivation to conduct such a discreet experiment,' says expert.

    AG to further examine reasons for American-Jewish critic's questioning at Ben Gurion Airport
    3 days ago

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    Avichai Mandelblit?s decision comes after 1-hour detention of Peter Beinart upon landing in Israel sparked a minor uproar; legal officials says distinction has to be drawn between Shin Bet's authority to intervene in political and terror-related matters.

    Bennett blasts Lieberman's 'reward' to terrorists in easing Gaza restrictions
    3 days ago

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    After defense minister announces decision to reopen Kerem Shalom border crossing and expand Gaza fishing zone if two-day lull in fighting continues, Bayit Yehudi leader says move constitutes 'prize in return for 130 days' of terror, adding it will only enable Hamas to rearm and become 'Hezbollah 2.'

    Explaining the delay in terrorist home demolitions
    3 days ago

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    Despite the government decision to expedite the demolition of terrorists' houses, the procedure still takes months to complete, but security official says not all cases are ?black and white?.

    High school student exposes his behind in Majdanek memorial site
    3 days ago

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    Local police question a high school student after he is caught on camera with his pants down at a memorial site at the former Nazi concentration camp; teenager, together with a friend who went along with the act, gets a fine and is sent home.

    IPBC to take out loan for Eurovision guarantee payment
    3 days ago

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    After refusal from Treasury to provide 12 million euro guarantee required by the European Broadcasting Union to host the singing competition, IPBC accepts compromise to take out loan from the bank, with the government deciding whether to provide indemnification in case the event is cancelled.

    Lieberman: 'If Gaza calm prevails, crossing will be reopened'
    3 days ago

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    After situation assessment with IDF chief, National Security Advisor, Shin Bet official and COGAT, defense minister announces that barring any new security incidents on the Gaza border, the Kerem Shalom will be reopened Wednesday at 9am.

    East Jerusalem resident charged with incitement to terrorism
    3 days ago

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    Suzanne Abu Ghanem, 39, posted pictures of Hamas terrorists on Facebook and Instagram, praising them and calling for violence: 'God forgive us for failing to do something about Al Aqsa. The time has come for a revolution.'

    Police rejects Azaria's request for gun license
    3 days ago

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    Israel Police determines Elor Azaria, convicted of manslaughter and imprisoned for shooting dead a seriously wounded terrorist, poses a danger to the public; furthermore, police intelligence found no security threat to his safety to justify need for firearm.

    Former Mossad chief doubts Russia could remove Iran from Syria
    3 days ago

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    In interview with Saudi-owned paper Elaph, Tamir Pardo also talks about need to impose sanctions on Lebanon to weaken Hezbollah and about Israel's ties with moderate Arab nations in the Gulf.

    Palestinians push initiative to remove Israel from UN
    3 days ago

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    Israeli officials are rolling up their sleeves as Palestinians attempt to remove or suspend Israel from the United Nations over the contentious Nation-State Law, in a similar move to one imposed on Apartheid-era South Africa.

    Israeli official tells LA Times: Gaza ceasefire deal 'virtually done'
    3 days ago

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    As Defense Minister Lieberman is set to discuss easing Gaza restrictions after 2 days of quiet on border, Hamas officials hold talks in Cairo about ceasefire agreement, while PLO expected to convene Wednesday to discuss matter.

    Deadline for Eurovision guarantee payment arrives
    3 days ago

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    With the government and IPBC still squabbling over who will pay a 12 million euro guarantee payment to ensure Israel could host the 2019 Eurovision Song Content, the European Broadcast Union says it has alternatives.

    Corbyn, Netanyahu trade barbs on Twitter
    3 days ago

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    Furor over alleged anti-Semitism in Britain?s main opposition party escalated when Prime Minister Netanyahu and British Labour leader Corbyn exchanged accusations on Twitter over Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed.

    Seriously injured Maglan soldier regains consciousness
    3 days ago

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    Cpl. A., who suffered a serious back injury after jumping off a Hummer jeep during training, wakes up two weeks after injury; he underwent a series of operations at Tel Hashomer hospital, and has a long rehabilitation ahead.

    Lieberman to consider lifting some restrictions on Gaza
    4 days ago

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    Defense minister set to discuss with IDF officials whether to open Kerem Shalom crossing and enlarge Gaza fishing perimeter as mortars and incendiary balloons cease to be fired on Israel in two-day respite following weeks of regular exchanges of fire.

    Israel questions prominent Jewish-American critic at airport
    4 days ago

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    PMO apologizes for what is described as an error after Peter Beinart, an outspoken critic of Israeli policies who writes for US publications and Israel's Haaretz, is questioned for an hour after landing.

    Hundreds exposed to Leptospirosis in Golan Heights streams
    4 days ago

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    Health Ministry says 27 have been hospitalized so far after bathing in several popular Golan Heights streams said to contain bacterial infection; Nature and Parks Authority announces some parks have been closed, while others given the all clear.

    Report: Israel noted mistakes that led to death of 4 Gazan kids in 2014 airstrike
    4 days ago

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    The Intercept website claims to have seen a report produced by the IDF military police that concluded that the strike on a Gaza beach that caused an international outcry was due to an Israeli drone mistaking the kids for Hamas terrorists, and a failure by the operator to await further instructions after the death of the first boy.

    Netanyahu said to have held recent secret meeting with al-Sisi
    4 days ago

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    Foreign diplomatic official says the prime minister met with the Egyptian president in a clandestine tÍte-ŗ-tÍte; Prime Minister's Office declines to confirm or deny claim, but Palestinian official says talks, dubbed 'quiet on condition of quiet', were held in Cairo, where PM stayed for a few hours before flying back to Israel.

    IDF backs chief of staff candidate after Lieberman urged not to appoint him
    4 days ago

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    Day after Channel 2 reports that families of fallen soldiers wrote to defense minister insisting that Maj. Gen. Yair Golan was not fit for the role due to string of 'outrageous' comments, IDF scolds attempts to ?besmirch his good name.? Lieberman says it will have 'no influence' on final outcome.

    Name of former NSO employee charged with intellectual property theft revealed
    4 days ago

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    Yechiel Isakov is revealed to be a former employee fired by an Israeli company known for selling cyber-arms who is charged with stealing intellectual property and trying to sell it for $50 million over the Darknet.

    Former MK Stas Misezhnikov's prison sentence cut by third
    4 days ago

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    The former tourism minister is expected to be released next month after serving eight out of 15 months in prison following a conviction on corruption charges which include the breach of trust; More serious charges as as bribery and money laundering were dropped.

    Yachimovich: Broshi should refrain from suing and avoid humiliation
    4 days ago

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    Following Yacimovich's post about another woman who accused MK Eitan Broshi of sexual harassment, the MK says she would not give up her parliamentary immunity if Broshi sues her for libel.

    Kahlon says Eurovision might not happen, depends on IPBC
    4 days ago

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    The finance minister says the government has no intention of assisting the Israel Public Broadcast Corporation in funding the production of the Eurovision Song Contest; Kahlon: 'If the IPBC does not want to host it, the Eurovision will not happen.'

    Mario Blejer being considered as head of Israel central bank
    4 days ago

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    The Israeli-Argentinean economist and former head of Argentina's central bank is due to meet Netanyahu and Kahlon in order to discuss the possibility of appointing him as head of the Bank of Israel.

    Ronen Lubarsky's father to judge: 'Only death penalty will stop terrorists'
    4 days ago

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    The bereaved father calls for the death penalty in a letter addressed to government ministers, which he intends to read in front of the judges; 'It must be the first in a series of steps that will change reality and give hope to the people of Israel'; Im Tirtzu's CEO: 'giving terrorists the death penalty is life-saving.'

    Tibi: It's not the PLO flag, but flag of Palestinians
    5 days ago

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    Arab MK argues Palestinian flags at rally against Nation-State Law are not important compared to number of people coming to protest against the legislation; MK Ohana: 'futile efforts to change or annul the Nation-State Law have been further weakened by the Arab bear hug.'

    Shari Arison questioned by police in corruption probe
    5 days ago

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    Arison, Israel's wealthiest woman, questioned for 8 hours in Housing & Construction Holding Company corruption case; police bars her from leaving Israel or contacting other suspects involved in the case.

    Yachimovich: MK Broshi accused of sexual harassment by another woman
    5 days ago

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    Yachimovich reveals story of woman who served in Broshi's IDF battalion, saying he 'sexually harassed her on a regular basis and made her life miserable'; Broshi's recent harassment of MK Nahmias-Verbin, and his lawyer's attack on yet another complainant, led more women to come forward, the MK says.

    WATCH: How an incendiary balloon starts a fire
    5 days ago

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    Video filmed in the Shaar HaNegev Regional Council shows how to delayed the incendiary mechanism on balloons being sent from Gaza starts a fire moments after landing in Israel.

    PM threatens snap elections if no solution found to IDF Draft Law
    5 days ago

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    During coalition leaders meeting, Netanyahu gives ultimatum to call elections within two weeks in event that government fails to swiftly resolve coalition dispute over conscripting Haredim into the IDF, which for months has divided the government.

    Tel Aviv holds march commemorating Barnoar shooting
    5 days ago

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    Almost 2,000 people march in Tel Aviv commemorating nine years since the murders at the gay youth center that left two people, including a teenager, dead; protester says 'We need more LGBT members in key positions in government and military.?

    Netanyahu: We demand 'complete ceasefire' with Gaza
    5 days ago

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    Speaking at weekly Cabinet meeting, PM says Israel will accept nothing less than a total cessation of hostilities with Hamas, promises goals to restore peace and quiet to southern border will be ?achieved in full.?

    Netanyahu: Nation-State opponents want 'Israeli-Palestinian state'
    5 days ago

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    Day after protesters wave Palestinian flag in Tel Aviv's Rabin square at mass demonstration against recently-passed law, PM says events prove 'it is clearer than ever' why legislation is necessary; minister says 'Rabin would be rolling in his grave' at PLO flags in square named after him.

    Druze officials blast waving of Palestinian flags at Tel Aviv protest
    5 days ago

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    Former MK Shachiv Shnaan, whose son was killed last year in a Jerusalem terror attack while on duty as a policeman, and Zionist Union MK Saleh Saed say waving flag at anti-Nationality Law protest was 'unnecessary defiance' and not in keeping with the demonstration main message of seeking equality in 'the strongest democracy in the world.'

    In Tel Aviv, residents of Gaza border communities protest kite terror
    5 days ago

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    Dozens of frustrated residents gather near train station demanding the government act against increasing violence on the southern border; 'We are like ducks at a shooting range.'

    Arab protesters say not enough attended thousands-strong anti-Nationality Law protest
    5 days ago

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    As tens of thousands of Arabs and Jews flock to Rabin Square to attend demonstration against legislation where dozens waved Palestinian flags, some express disappointment at what they describe as an insufficient turnout; 'At least 200,000 should have turned up,? says one Arab protester.

    Palestinian flags in Tel Aviv as Arab minority protests Nationality Law
    6 days ago

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    Thousands rally against the Nationality Law in Tel Aviv, demanding the legislation to be repealed; Despite a ban imposed by organizers on waving flags, many people were seen carrying Israeli and Palestinian flags; 'The law tries to delegitimize the Arab sector.'

    Flotilla from Gaza attempts to reach Israel's maritime border
    6 days ago

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    Dozens of boats from Gaza head for an Israeli maritime border as part of the "March of Return" campaign; Organizers: it's a message to the Palestinian factions?we will not agree to any arrangement that will not lead to the lifting of Gaza blockade'; IDF naval forces fire warning shots to keep the boats away from the border.

    Arab Israelis to protest Nationality Law in Tel Aviv
    6 days ago

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    Thousands expect to attend protest rally, which in addition to Arab citizens also includes a slew of left-wing organizations and parties; 'Our statement is clear: All citizens?all of them?are equal,' say participating organizations.

    Swedish boat to make journey of solidarity to Israel
    6 days ago

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    After boat flying Swedish flag tried to break the Gaza blockade, Swedish businessman Stefan Abrahamsson wants to show a different kind of Sweden, planning to sail to Israel on August 25 to show his support for the Jewish state.

    Three Palestinians killed in protests, IDF attacks Hamas outpost
    6 days ago

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    Palestinian paramedic and a 55-year-old man are killed amid clashes that erupted between the IDF and Palestinian protesters during the weekly 'March of Return' demonstrations along the border fence; IDF shells a Hamas outpost in northern Gaza in response to a grenade thrown at security forces; Iron Dome deployed in central Israel.

    Israel faces crocodile conundrum with stranded reptiles
    7 days ago

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    Hundreds of crocodiles are stranded in an abandoned farm in Jordan Valley after entrepreneur who intended to sell them for their skin lost his business following a law passed in 2012 that prohibits sale of crocodiles for meat; Head of Jordan Valley Regional Council: 'I don't want to think of what will happen if a crocodile manages to escape and reaches the Jordan River.'

    Hamas launches fake app to hack Israeli cell phones
    7 days ago

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    ClearSky cyber security company exposes plot by terror group which uses phony irremovable rocket alert app fraught with malware capable of taking almost complete control of phones, accessing camera, messages, locations and more.

    Restrictions lifted in south as ceasefire holds
    7 days ago

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    While end to hostilities has continued since Thursday evening, fears rise in Israel that brittle ceasefire could swiftly shatter after Hamas calls on Gaza residents to stage protests on border, risking yet another flare up.

    Sderot residents vent over limbo on Gaza border
    7 days ago

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    As residents of city hardest hit by rockets fired from Hamas-ruled strip are forced to scurry to bomb shelters multiple times in latest round of violence in past two days, frustration mounts over 'no quiet and no war' impasse hit by government; 'If the IDF decides to hit the strip, we can take it,' says resident.

    As Gaza rockets blast southern Israel, Sderot nightlife continues to boom
    7 days ago

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    Some residents from one of the south's hardest-hit cities by Hamas rocket fire say they feel a sense of duty to continue their daily routine, while some argue media has blown dangers out of proportion, but as restaurants and pubs are still teeming with people, customers always make sure that a bomb shelter is never too far away.

    After recognizing 'Palestine', Israel denounces Colombian 'slap in the face'
    7 days ago

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    Following outgoing President Santos's surprise announcement that angered Jerusalem, Israeli Embassy in Colombia releases statement saying move goes against 'close and quality relationship' between the two allies.

    Report: Ceasefire reached between Israel and Hamas
    8 days ago

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    Truce mediated by Egypt goes into effect at 10:45pm on Thursday evening, after 24 hours of hostilities, with nearly 200 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel and the IAF attacking over 150 targets in the strip; Gaza source confirms ceasefire, Israeli sources deny it.

    13 year old bandaged father hurt by Gaza rocket fire
    8 days ago

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    When a rocket hit near Shalev Levi's house, wounding his father, he was quick on his feet, using a cloth to make him a tourniquet; 'It was a frightening experience,' Shalev says; Caroline Boniel, 5 months pregnant with twins, fell on her stomach while running for shelter, thankfully she and her babies are fine.

    Events cancelled in southern Israel amid Gaza escalation
    8 days ago

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    Home Front Command cancels all summer day camps and other educational activities in the Gaza border communities; various cultural events also postponed due to the incessant rocket fire from the strip.

    Gaza rocket hits Be'er Sheva for first time since Protective Edge
    8 days ago

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    In the most significant escalation along the southern border since the 2014 summer war, Hamas launches more than 100 rockets into Israeli territory since midnight; foreign worker seriously wounded in Eshkol from mortar shell; Security Cabinet to convene in evening.

    IDF destroys multi-story building in Gaza City
    8 days ago

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    IAF destroys Hamas tunnels, including two sea tunnels, in Thursday morning bombings; in overnight Wednesday strikes, fighter jets hit over 20 terror sites in military compounds and a Hamas training camp, killing one Hamas fighter, pregnant woman and her infant daughter.

    Palestinian official says Gaza armed groups will end round of fighting if Israel reciprocates
    8 days ago

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    Following the most significant escalation on the southern border since Operation Protective Edge, a senior Palestinian official said that terror groups in Gaza are ready to negotiate a ceasefire; Joint command center in Gaza: 'Factions of the resistance consider this round of escalation over as far as we are concerned.'

    Outgoing Colombia president recognizes Palestinian state
    8 days ago

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    Colombia's new government is reviewing a decision made by former President Juan Manuel Santos to recognize Palestine as a 'free, independent and sovereign state' just days before leaving office.

    IAF strikes Gaza targets as rockets rain on south
    9 days ago

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    At least 6 Israelis wounded as Gaza terrorists launch dozens of rockets, with Code Red alerts blaring throughout border area; Earlier, terrorists shoot at engineering equipment, tank shells Hamas position in response.

    Hamas: indirect Gaza truce talks with Israel ?advanced?
    9 days ago

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    Both sides made statements regarding imminent breakthrough, but while Israel wants to recover the bodies of 2 soldiers, 2 civilians being held in Gaza, Hamas insists 'only through prisoner exchange.'

    Religious paratroopers turn their heads at female instructor
    9 days ago

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    Parachute instructor Noa, daughter IDF's Operations Directorate, Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva, and journalist Shira Margalit, was demonstrating an exercise when some 30 religious soldiers turned their heads; Hesder association: 'Their commanders ordered the behavior.'

    Three Palestinians caught attempting to rob ancient Sebastia
    9 days ago

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    Palestinians were caught in the act damaging the Samaria archeological site and in possession of a metal detector and excavation equipment; court sentences them to 36 days in prison, 9 months suspended sentence, and gives them NIS 4,000 fine.

    Knesset speaker refuses to accept Arabic letter of resignation
    9 days ago

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    MK Wael Younis of the Joint List resigns from Knesset as part of rotation agreement in his party, but Speaker Edelstein refuses to accept the resignation and sign the letter, written in Arabic, because he doesn't 'understand its contents.'

    Erdan: There may be secret channels to talks with Hamas
    9 days ago

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    Public security minister says he doesn't believe a broad long-term ceasefire agreement can be reached, but allows there may be talks the ministers have yet to be briefed on; notes early elections inevitable after High Court only gave gov't 3 month extension to pass new IDF draft law.

    Livni: 'Government is tearing up the Declaration of Independence'
    9 days ago

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    While the legislature was holding a special meeting on the Nationality Law at the request of the opposition, protesters in the guest gallery hold up copies of the Declaration of Independence, with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein calls the protest 'a disgrace.'

    French President Macron cancels Israel visit
    9 days ago

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    After initially planning to arrive in the spring and then postponing to the fall, Macron cancels planned November visit; Paris doesn't provide reason for cancellation, but it is likely tied to crisis the French president faces at home after his bodyguard was filmed assaulting protesters.

    IAF appoints first female flight squadron commander
    9 days ago

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    Maj. G., 34, to command the 122nd Squadron, which carries out intelligence missions far from Israel's borders; 'It is a great privilege and a great responsibility. The real work is still ahead of me,' she says.

    Hamas expresses optimism over UN brokered deal
    10 days ago

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    Senior anonymous Hamas official expressed optimism regarding agreement with Israel to include: opening Rafah Crossing, easing conditions at Kerem Shalom, 5 year ceasefire between Israel, Hamas; return of the captives, complete end to incendiary kites, balloons.

    Nurses strike averted, security to be increased
    10 days ago

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    Ministry of Health announces an end to the crisis, concrete steps to be taken to curb violence against medical personnel, reduce overcrowding, increase emergency room, psychiatric, staff.

    High Court grants four-month extension to enact new draft law
    10 days ago

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    The High Court of Justice approves the request to postpone the legislation on a new draft law but grants the government only three additional months to enact the law; The decision will most likely result in a further rift within the current coalition and trigger early general elections.

    Hamas concludes talks on ceasefire agreement with Israel
    10 days ago

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    The organization's leadership, which has been holding discussions since Friday on UN's plan for a long term ceasefire with Israel, is expected to leave for Cairo in order to issue its official response to the proposal; Meanwhile, Two Hamas members are killed by the IDF during a military exercise showcasing the terror group's fighting capabilities.

    Disabled protest blocks Ben Gurion airport
    10 days ago

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    'Disabled Black Panthers' picketed Ben Gurion airport's busy departures hall and exit road as part of effort to match allowance with minimum wage; 'Our struggle is for the whole Israeli society' they told frustrated passengers, drivers.

    Two junior officers dismissed over Maglan training accidents
    10 days ago

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    IDF says removed two officers from the elite unit following two training accidents in which two soldiers were seriously and moderately wounded; company commander reprimanded.

    Israeli Arabs launch struggle against Nationality Law
    10 days ago

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    High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel turns to EU foreign policy chief, UN secretary-general, demanding them to intervene and push for legislation's cancelation; Arab rights group Adalah petitions High Court against law.

    Lieberman: Iran's terror support budget stands at $2.5 billion annually
    10 days ago

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    Tehran regime used money from sanctions lifted under 2015 nuclear deal 'for terrorism and subversion all across the Middle East,' defense minister says, adding money goes to Quds Force in Syria, Hezbollah, Shiite militias in Iraq, Houthi militias in Yemen, Hamas and Islamic Jihad

    2 killed in IDF attack on Hamas position near Beit Lahiya
    10 days ago

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    Hamas fighters open fire at Israeli soldiers on border in northern part of Gaza Strip, prompting retaliatory strike by the IDF, which killed two members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigade; No Israeli troops hurt; Hamas vows Israel will 'pay the price.'

    Netanyahu, Elovich allegedly met on Bezeq-Yes merger
    10 days ago

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    Police are investigating suspicions the prime minister and the former Bezeq owner held a secret meeting at the PM's official residence ahead of a 2015 discussion at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council about the merger between the telecommunications giant and the satellite TV company.

    Report: Mossad behind assassination of Syrian missile scientist
    10 days ago

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    New York Times quotes Middle East intelligence source as saying the Israeli spy agency planted the bomb in Dr. Aziz Asber's car, killing him and his driver; Asber, according to the report, was working on turning Syrian missiles into precision-guided missiles.

    Giv'atayim mayor defiant towards Deri over Shabbat
    11 days ago

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    Mayor Kunik accused Deri of acting selectively for political purposes after minister invalidates municipal bylaws allowing certain businesses to operate on Shabbat; Kunik asserts Giv'atayim will remain free of religious coercion.

    Recording of Lt. Col. Emanuel Moreno released
    11 days ago

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    12 years after legendary elite unit commander was killed deep in Lebanon a recording was released of Emmanuel discussing unity, hope, in light of the Gaza Disengagement; Family members extol his virtues at gravesite.

    Bayit Yehudi launches anti-Haredi campaign in Jerusalem
    11 days ago

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    A campaign launched by the Bayit Yehudi party in Jerusalem shows three main candidates in the running to become the city's mayor wearing photoshopped Haredi attire and accompanied by a provocative slogan: 'While they are worried about their fate, only a Bayit Yehudi win will stop the influence of the ultra-Orthodox'; Campaign was apparently started in an attempt to deter the candidates from pandering to Haredi electorate; 'The reality of life proves that making Jerusalem more and more ultra-Orthodox keeps the Zionist and secular public away from it.'

    Haredim clash with police in Bnei Brak over IDF defector
    11 days ago

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    Radical Jerusalem Faction organizes protest after Yeshiva student arrested for refusing to acknowledge draft notice, they insist on no cooperation with any draft law short of blanket exemption for Haredim.

     

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