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June 22, 2018 1:17 pm

Trump’s Middle East Negotiations Team Meets With Israeli PM Ahead of Potential Peace Plan Unveiling

US President Donald Trump’s Middle East negotiations team -- led by senior White House adviser Jared Kushner -- met on Friday in Jerusalem with Israeli...

June 22, 2018 12:54 pm

Report: Israel ‘Lowers’ Participation at UN Human Rights Council Following US Decision to Withdraw

Diplomats at the UN in Geneva said on Friday that Israel had "lowered" its participation in the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC), three days after...

June 21, 2018 3:23 pm

Arrival of Summer Means One Thing for Israeli Beachgoers: Watch Out for Jellyfish

It’s summer, which means one thing for Israeli beachgoers on the Mediterranean coast -- watch out for jellyfish. “It’s their time,” Dr. Tamar Lotan of the...

June 20, 2018 2:23 pm

US Jewish and Pro-Israel Groups Hail American Withdrawal From UN Human Rights Council

Top American Jewish and pro-Israel groups have hailed Tuesday’s announcement -- made by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and UN Ambassador Nikki Haley -- that...

June 19, 2018 4:14 pm

Defendant in Berlin Kippa Assault Denies Being Antisemitic

The Syrian refugee in Germany who assaulted two men wearing kippahs in Berlin earlier this year defended his actions as he went on trial in...

June 19, 2018 3:47 pm

After Series of Tests, Israeli Submarines to Be Armed With New Long-Range Torpedoes

The Israeli Navy concluded this week a successful series of tests of a new long-range torpedo system set to enter operational use. The torpedoes will be...

June 19, 2018 1:27 pm

Palestinian Terrorist Sentenced to 22.5 Years in Prison for Yavne Supermarket Stabbing Attack

The Palestinian terrorist who critically wounded an Israeli man in a stabbing attack at a supermarket in Yavne last summer was sentenced on Tuesday to...

June 18, 2018 5:49 pm

South African Model Says She Received Death Threats After Denouncing Hamas, Defending Israel

A South African media personality said she received 10 death threats amid fierce online backlash to her comments calling the Gaza Strip "a sh*thole of...

June 18, 2018 2:34 pm

‘We Support Palestinian Resistance,’ Qatar’s Emir Assures Iranian President

Qatar's emir highlighted the Gulf nation's support for the "Palestinian resistance" during a phone call on Monday with the Iranian President Hasan Rouhani. In quotations from...

June 18, 2018 1:54 pm

Top British Diplomat Calls Out UN Human Rights Council for ‘Disproportionate’ Focus on Israel

The UN Human Rights Council’s focus on Israel is “disproportionate and damaging to the cause of peace,” Britain’s top diplomat said in remarks at a...

June 17, 2018 12:27 pm

Israel Launches More Air Strikes Against Incendiary-Balloon Launchers in Gaza

The Israeli military on Sunday continued its effort to thwart ongoing cross-border kite bomb and incendiary balloon attacks being conducted by Palestinian terrorists in the...

June 17, 2018 11:34 am

Israeli Girl Stabbed by Palestinian Terrorist in Afula: It’s a ‘Miracle’ I’m Alive

The 18-year-old Israeli girl who was seriously wounded in a Palestinian stabbing attack in Afula earlier this week said on Sunday it was a “miracle”...

June 17, 2018 10:54 am

Israel Busts West Bank-Based Hamas Terror Cell Plotting Tel Aviv, Jerusalem Bombings

Israeli authorities have broken up a West Bank-based Hamas terror cell that was planning suicide bombings, among other attacks, the Shin Bet security agency revealed...

June 15, 2018 3:04 pm

IDF Strikes Hamas Post in Gaza, in Response to Ongoing Kite Bomb, Incendiary Balloon Attacks

The Israeli military conducted an airstrike on a Hamas observation post in the northern Gaza Strip on Friday, in response to continuing cross-border kite bomb...


Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


‘Wave’ of Anti-Israel Municipal Resolutions Pass in Spain With ...

A “wave” of municipal resolutions hostile to Israel have passed in Spain in recent weeks, following riots in the Gaza...


Netanyahu Criticizes Itinerary for Prince William’s Visit: ‘Jerusalem I...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday leveled pointed criticism of British Prince William’s planned visit to the Jewish state. The...

Middle East

Erdogan Faces Major Test as Turks Vote for President, Parliament

Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more...