Israel

Upgraded Defense System Ready for Action

Israel’s upgraded ballistic missile shield became operational on Wednesday, in an extension of its capabilities to outer space where incoming missiles can be safely destroyed. The Defense Ministry said the…

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V15 Campaign Funding Law Passes First Hurdle

A joint subcommittee of the Knesset Control, Constitution, and Justice committees has authorized for its first Knesset vote a law that would regulate the funding of Israeli political organizations by…

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Abbas Continues to Rail Against Embassy Move

Continuing an ongoing theme he has taken up since Donald Trump became President-elect, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas reiterated Tuesday that moving the American embassy to Jerusalem would be a…

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Deri Proposes Independent Chareidi Radio Station

Interior Minister Rabbi Aryeh Deri (Shas) said on Tuesday that he will fight for an independent chareidi radio station under the supervision of Rabbanim. Speaking at a conference on religious…

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Border Fence With Egypt Gets Upgraded

The Defense Ministry announced on Tuesday the completion of the upgrading of the security fence along the border with Egypt. The height of the fence was raised from 15 feet…

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IDF Soldiers Kill Palestinian in Attempted Stabbing

A Palestinian terrorist attempted to stab an IDF soldier on Tuesday afternoon near the crossing at Tulkarm. Other IDF soldiers stationed at the checkpoint opened fire on the terrorist and…

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Poll: Majority of Israelis Don’t Believe Netanyahu

More than half of Israelis do not believe Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s denials of wrongdoing in the ongoing police investigation, according to a new poll released on Tuesday. The Channel…

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Former CIA Chief Denies Israel Warned on Trump

Former CIA and NSA director Gen. (ret.) Michael Hayden has dismissed reports that U.S. intelligence officials cautioned their Israeli counterparts about discussing sensitive matters with members of the incoming Trump…

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Police Nab Terrorist Riding Bus to Attack

Israel Border Police caught a would-be terrorist in Yerushalayim Monday riding a bus en route to carrying out an attack. The police stopped the bus following a tip, and spotted…

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MKs Accept Invite to Inauguration

Likud MKs Sharren Haskel and Yehuda Glick are on the guest list for the Trump inauguration, and are set to become the first Israeli lawmakers to attend the swearing-in of…

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Lebanon’s Hezbollah Finds Crashed Israeli Drone

The Hezbollah Lebanese terror group has located an IDF drone that crashed in Lebanese territory and has taken it to a secure location for inspection, a source in Hezbollah said…

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Police Urge Vigilance on Phony PA Work Permits

Security officials early Tuesday arrested ten Palestinian Authority residents who attempted to enter Israel using false documentation – and paid NIS 2,000 each for the permits. Police and border guards…

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