Khartoum reportedly demands to be taken off Washington?s list of state sponsors of terrorism by end of 2020 or else normalization process would be put on hold; the move is still pending Congress approval
Gulf diplomats during the 2-day visit set to meet both Netanyahu and Ashkenazi as well as sign memorandum of understanding that 'includes the establishment of a bilateral forum to promote mutual tourism'
Defense minister drops bombshell during a press conference saying his party will vote for the no-confidence bill; but leaves a lifeline for PM to avoid elections if he agrees to pass 2-year budget; Likud call decision 'a new low'
Health Ministry's Head of Public Health Services Sharon Alroy-Preis says during weekly briefing Israelis shouldn't count on COVID-19 becoming available this winter, adds 90 municipalities report worrying rise in infection
Rabbi Elazar Rompler, who faces charges for allegedly beating young students at Canadian school belonging to radical Lev Tahor sect, left letter for lawyer saying he absconded as he did not believe he would get fair trial
Previously unknown hacker group Black Shadow claims responsibility for alleged attack on Shirbit, which resulted in personal details of customer leaking online, including those senior judge; National Cyber Directorate probing incident
Organization that rules coastal enclave says 58-year-old former Israeli security prisoner in good condition, continuing to work while in quarantine; Strip struggling to cope with spread of COVID-19, with infection rate of some 30%
Prof. Nachman Ash and Military Intelligence task force warn against public perception that pandemic is over due to vaccine advances; PM hails police efforts to enforce mitigation laws, says lockdowns are widely accepted answer to spread of virus
Writing to United Nations chief Guterres, Gilad Erdan calls on international body to encourage study of expulsion of 850,000 Jews from Arab countries, says placing emphasis only on Palestinian refugees is 'infuriating'
There are currently 264 seriously ill patients in hospitals with 99 on ventilators; since the start of the pandemic 2,865 people succumbed to the virus; cabinet amends shopping mall opening pilot to reduce number of shoppers allowed
Riyadh grants permission for Israeli planes fly over its territory, allowing historic Israir flight to go ahead on Tuesday morning; three Israeli airlines set to launch total of 40 weekly flights to popular Emirati city from next month
Secretary of Iranian Supreme National Security Council makes claim at funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, while country's defense minister separately vows to continue his work 'with more speed and more power'
As country again sees 1,000 new COVID-19 cases per day, health minister warns there will have to be 'a serious debate over whether or not we need to walk back some of the steps we've taken to reopen the economy'
Steinitz says American mediators will contact both sides separately as they 'do some shuttling to better prepare the next round of talks'; Lebanese official blames delay on Israeli rejection of Beirut proposals
Speaking at start of Likud faction meeting, PM says 'the opposition will try to drag Israel into the elections' on Wednesday by voting in favor of bill to dissolve the Knesset due to 2021 budget battle; says Likud will vote against legislation
Mayor Anton Salman says the celebrations will be a 'message of hope' to the world, while the newly-appointed Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem says this year Christmas in Bethlehem will be less festive than usual
English-language channel Press TV says 'bears the logo and specifications' of Israel's military industry, while Intelligence Minister Eli Cohen becomes the latest cabinet official to deny Israeli responsibility
Islamic Republic's defense minister says Mohsen Fakrizadeh's killing will not go unanswered by the Iranian people, warns retaliation is 'certain'; 'the enemy has made a mistake in killing him,' says Gen. Amir Hatami
Health Ministry says there has been an increase of 30 patients requiring ventilator support since Sunday evening; one of the patients is a teenager, while another 6 are in their 40s; majority of new virus cases recorded in Arab sector
Chief Superintendent Niso Guetta charged with assault of demonstrator and photographer after he was caught on camera in the August 22 incident; video shows him beating Avichai Michael Green and then attacking person filming the incident
Following killing of Iranian chief nuclear scientist and airstrikes against Islamic Republic's targets in Syria, Kochavi says military conducts itself as usual but is aware of any possible regional developments
Galant says aim is 'find carriers of the virus before symptoms appear', and hopes sense of public responsibility will help keep schools COVID-free; some students say they will not undergo testing due to the discomfort involved
Donation of intensive care devices, funded by Kuwait, comes a week after local and international public health officials said hospitals in the Palestinian enclave could soon be overwhelmed by influx of COVID-19 patients
Islamic Republic's hardline Kayhan daily calls for attack on Haifa's port in retaliation for killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the mastermind of the Iranian secret nuclear weapons program who was gunned down on Friday
PM says at the start of the cabinet meeting if situation continues to deteriorate even curbs that have been approved will be tightened; adds Israel is in a much better position than other countries in OECD
Experts and officials believe incoming American president will leave U.S. embassy in Jerusalem and uphold recognition of city as Israeli capital, but will reopen American mission in East Jerusalem and renew aid to UN refugee agency
According the hardline Kayhan newspaper an attack on Israel's northern city must be greater than Iran?s ballistic missile strike against American troops in Iraq following the killing of Soleimani by the U.S. in January
Education Ministry outline says students and staff must undergo testing for COVID-19 amid concerns of another outbreak, while studying only 2 days in class is set to effect matriculation exams and curriculum
Health Ministry says the increase in the contagion rate is most likely related to limited testing conducted over the weekend; despite increase more virus restrictions are being lifted with most high schools reopening on Sunday
In-depth: While some analysts see the killing as an 'outrageous' act aimed at undermining the ties between Iran and Biden before he even takes office, others say it provides his administration with leverage for negotiations
Tzachi Hanegbi tells N12's Meet the Press he 'really has no clue' who's responsible for the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, who led Tehran's nuclear program, for which Iran blamed Israel and vowed to seek revenge
Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry refuse to comment on the N12 news outlet report that came shortly after Iranian leaders had blamed Israel for the assassination of the scientist suspected of masterminding Iran's nuclear program
Top PLO official says recent decision-making was unprecedentedly centralized, with Abbas and tight circle making crucial choices without referring to official institutions, while member of Fatah Central Committee says 'tempers are at boiling point'
Storms caused widespread flooding, damage across central Israel, forcing rescue workers to evacuate dozens, including 40 kindergarten children; roads closed in Nahariya as northern city struggles to cope with downpour
Prof. Nachman Ash says country 'preparing vigorously' for national vaccination campaign but says 'it's not going to be easy, it's not going to be quick'; infectious diseases expert advising government expresses concern as infection rate rises
Prime minister hints at a fourth round of elections in two years, following coalition partner and political rival Benny Gantz's announcement that Defense Ministry is launching committee of inquiry into so-called Submarine Affair
The 3 Iranians were transferred to Tehran as part of an apparent prisoner swap, which saw Iran free Australian-British researcher Kylie Moore-Gilbert, who the Islamic Republic says was spying for the 'Zionist regime'
Heavy showers battered most parts of the country causing flooding in residential streets of Tel Aviv, Bnei Brak, Hod Hasharon, where firefighters had to rescue people trapped in flooded residential homes; no injuries reported so far
As part of the probe against Lieutenant Rom Abergil, the investigators obtained a disturbing collection of more than 1,000 intimate videos and images of female soldiers, all allegedly taken secretly by the disgraced officer over the past 3 years
Would-be assailant shot and wounded by troops at the scene of incident close to settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim, taken to Jerusalem hospital in serious condition; no casualties reported among Israeli forces
Although Beit Yaakov Teachers' Institution in Jerusalem reopened a few weeks ago in violation of regulations, it recently instructed its students to take precautions meant to hide its activity due to fear of increased media attention
WIZO report also states that two-thirds of those convicted of such offenses and who were released in 2019 did not receive dedicated treatment for their violent tendencies, while extremely low number of convicted abusers participate in rehabilitation programs
Human rights monitor says all casualties were pro-Iranian foreign fighters in IAF attack on Syrian military base south of Damascus, where Iranian Revolutionary Guards have long been entrenched in a rugged area
Police, MDA paramedics, United Hatzalah volunteers, firefighters and IAF personal rush to the scene of the accident near Be'er Sheva that saw the plane engulfed in flames; reasons for the crash still unknown
Palestinian-American Congresswoman takes aim at current secretary of state over 'suppression' of BDS as well as his likely successor, who she said must allow to criticize 'Netanyahu's racist and inhumane' policies
Source cited by Lebanese paper Al Akhbar says recent rocket fire on southern Israel was a 'clear signal' for Israeli officials to pay attention to the dire situation, adds the group demands 40 more ventilators and 10 testing lab devices
After 8-hour debate, ministers approve for high schools in green and yellow virus areas to reopen on Sunday, with middle schools to follow a week later; week-long pilot for reopening of open-air markets and malls was also approved
Some 1,000 Haredi national service volunteers laid off or furloughed due to COVID-19 expected to receive grant of up to $4000; committee chairman says fighting to secure funds for similar stipends for other volunteers, servicemembers
Letter penned by Chaim Kanievsky's daughter says keeping female students at home borders on 'life threatening,' calls for 'appropriate caution' in reopening educational facilities in contravention of government health regulations
Likud minister hails 'amazing achievement' day after PM flies off for secret meeting with Mohammed bin Salman; revelation of meeting appears to be message to Biden, Iran and wider Mideast that Jerusalem and Riyadh are in lockstep on Iranian threat
PM accompanied by Mossad chief Yossi Cohen, met by Pompeo on brief visit to Neom; PM's office declines to comment as Netanyahu aide alludes to peace making effort on social media; defense, foreign ministers not informed of meeting in advance
In a televised brief with Dubai-based broadcaster Al-Arabiya, outgoing-U.S. secretary of state defends his controversial and unprecedented travel to West Bank settlement during latest visit to Israel, which Palestinian officials deemed 'dangerous'
Initial investigation reveals that the 24-years-old driver did not slow down and drove the armored vehicle at a wrong angle up the carrier, nearly crushing soldiers standing by, and whether he was certified for the assignment
Government urges public to avoid swimming in Mediterranean due to massive pollution after country's drainage system failed to cope with recent heavy rain; Environmental Protection Ministry probing waste leak at Nahal Poleg
Governmental panel, which set to publish findings in 4 months and would require any citizen who is subpoenaed to appear before it or face possible imprisonment, will investigate mass graft case which already saw the prosecution of several Netanyahu associates
PM says Israel will continue uncompromising policy against Islamic Republic's nuclear development and regional proxies, adds that tough stance against Tehran will 'broaden circle of peace' to other moderate Arab states
With 79 of 100 ventilators taken up by COVID-19 patients, Palestinian enclave's healthcare apparatus may soon become unable to care for critical cases as age of patients rises; Israel enabling humanitarian aid to reach Strip
PM says he was long 'committed to and consistently worked towards' release of spy jailed for 30 years in U.S.; Rivlin says 'over the years we have shared in Jonathan Pollard?s pain.. Now we will be able to welcome him and his family home'
Foreign Minister denies Islamic Republic have military forces in Syria and says it has sent commandos to the country as military advisers for as long as they are needed; denies Iranian deaths in latest Israeli strike on Damascus
Israel hits weapons facilities, training camp in wake of direct hit on Ashkelon; rocket fire came after Palestinian Authority announced it had renewed security and civil cooperation with Israel, suspended six months ago
A report by the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants NGO describes subhuman conditions and treatment akin to torture such as being hit with belts, lack of contact with the outside world and just moments of free time in the open air
Five years after his release from three decades in U.S. jail for spying for Israel, Jonathan Pollard no longer has restrictions on his movements; his attorney says while his first priority is his wife's health, moving to Israel is the objective
An initial supply is expected to arrive in Israel in the first half of 2021, subject to approval by regulatory authorities in Europe, the United States and Israel, a joint statement from Israel and the drug maker says
Last month sources said the two sides presented contrasting maps for proposed sea boundary said the Lebanese proposal extended farther south than the border Lebanon had years before presented to the United Nations
Ramallah considers tying the sum of payouts to the size and needs of the family rather than the length of a prisoner's sentence as part of efforts to build bridges with the administration of the presumptive U.S. President-elect Joe Biden
Secretary of state says Trump administration 'will regard the global anti-Israel BDS campaign as anti-Semitic', compares it to a 'cancer'; Pompeo slated to visit the Golan Heights, breaking from previous administrations' policy
In-depth: Pompeo's upcoming visit to the Israeli-run Psagot winery in the West Bank on Thursday would be another dramatic break by the Trump administration with the international community just as the president's tenure is about to end
PA officials say they will send its envoys back to Manama and Abu Dhabi, while working to re-establish ties with Israel six months after halting all security coordination with the Jewish State over annexation plans
Decision to publish footage from the attack breaks with Israel's years' long policy of not commenting on similar incidents; PM following the publication of the video that Israel will not Iranian military entrenchment in the region
Secretary of State makes the statement during a press conference with Netanyahu and Bahrain's FM, who called to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and said from December 1 Israelis will be able to apply for entry visas online
Meeting in Jerusalem, Bahraini FM invites Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi to Manama in December; top Israeli diplomat says Bahraini citizens will be able to apply online for visa to visit Israel by year's end, direct flights between the two countries to start soon
'We've heard it all before,' says resident who has lived in Givat Hamatos for 30 years, while another claims former PM Ariel Sharon, who died in 2014, urged Israelis to remain there to protect area until development began
Abdullatif Al-Zayani meets with FM Ashkenazi, set to hold three-way meeting with Pompeo, Netanyahu; two sides set to sign bilateral agreements during visit, Bahraini delegation also expected to approve Israeli request to open Manama mission
Top U.S. diplomat?s expected tour of Psagot winery, which some speculate is meant to burnish his credentials with evangelical Christians, other right-wing Israel supporters for post-Trump political career; will be first-ever secretary of state to visit settlement
Israeli army spokesperson says 'powerful' attack spanned border area and Damascus, targeting the central command of Iranian forces near capital's airport and compound housing high-level Iranian visitors; strike comes day after Israel uncovered explosives on its side of Syrian border
PM and president-elect reiterate commitment to Israel's security and alliance with U.S., agree to meet soon; president invites Biden to visit him in his Jerusalem residence, says 'U.S.-Israel ties beyond partisan politics'
Michael Peretz of southern moshav also fined NIS 200,000 for providing group with equipment and ammunition via third party in wake of devastating 2014 war; 'defendant knowingly endangered security of the state,' judges rule
Yuval Steinitz's comments come after it was reported Trump enquired about a possibility of striking Iran's main nuclear site last week; Iranian government spokesman says any U.S. move against it would face 'crushing' response
IDF says explosives were placed in an Israeli enclave that housed a humanitarian field hospital to treat civilians injured by the Syrian civil war; military says Syrian government is held responsible for any act of aggression against Israel
Shoppers wait in line for up to 2 hours due to limitation allowing only 4 customers inside a shop at the same time, resulting in verbal and physical exchanges; in the meantime, open-air market merchants protest not being allowed to reopen
Police says 2 more people were moderately wounded in what appears to be a work accident at the local metal recycling plant; preliminary investigation raises suspicion the business was operating without a license
Gulf state's top diplomat says division not in interest of concerted Arab efforts to get Israelis to negotiate with Palestinians and resolve decades-long conflict between the sides, reserves each country has sovereign right to hold ties with Jewish state
After Givat Hamatos residents, rightwing activists force delegation to decamp to nearby UN building, EU representative to Palestinians says they decided to visit upon learning of plan for new housing, which he branded 'de facto annexation attempt'
Ex-IAF fighter pilot Eytan Stibbe to join International Space Station for 20 months of experiments as part of partnership between Ramon Foundation and State of Israel; Rivlin urges Stibbe to 'continue and fulfil legacy' of Ramon family
Prof. Eran Segal, advisor to government on pandemic response, says two weeks after second stage of eased restrictions, there is no significant increase in COVID-19 cases, but calls for delay in reopening malls, trade centers
Rescue service says employee 'not fit to wear the organization's uniform' after he was caught on camera defiling religious Christian pictures; contacts representatives of Christian community to express its shock at the incident
Nickolay Mladenov says planned construction of 1,200 new homes in Givat Hamatos 'would further consolidate a ring of settlements between Jerusalem and Bethlehem'; warns move would 'significantly damage' chance of two-state solution