Israel

IMF Report Praises Israel’s Economic Performance

In its annual report on the state of the Israeli economy Wednesday, the IMF (International Monetary Fund) praised the country’s performance, citing government efforts to reduce bureaucracy and establish a…

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IDF Shuts Down 3 Illegal Arms Workshops

The IDF announced Wednesday that it had raided and shut down three arms workshops in Yehudah and Shomron overnight Tuesday. The three were operating in the Chevron area, and were responsible…

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Tel Aviv Police Arrest 45 in Home Robbery Network

Tel Aviv Police on Wednesday arrested 45 members of a loosely organized gang whom they said were responsible for hundreds of apartment break-ins and property theft crimes in recent years. Many…

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Nicaragua, Israel Restore Diplomatic Relations

Nicaragua announced overnight Tuesday that it was restoring diplomatic relations with Israel. The announcement came after Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said in recent days that a Central American country that…

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Liberman May Support Pardon for Elor Azaria

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman hinted on Tuesday that he would support a pardon for IDF soldier Elor Azaria, who was convicted in January of manslaughter in the killing of a…

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Pres. Trump Promises Move on Peace ‘Very Soon’

The Trump administration is actively seeking a renewal of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks in the near term, according to a flurry of media reports in Israel on Tuesday night. However, the…

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Extra Iron Dome Launchers on New Missile Ships

Following intelligence estimates of a growing rocket threat to Israel’s offshore energy assets, the Navy has decided to equip its new Sa’ar-6 missile carriers under construction in Germany with twice…

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RyanAir Begins Ben Gurion Flights Tuesday

Travel history is to be made in Israel Tuesday night, as Ben Gurion airport hosts its first departure of a RyanAir flight. The low-cost line’s maiden voyage will be to…

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