Israel

Court Suspends Vote Count in Histadrut Election

It was complaints of voter fraud by her supporters that led a Tel Aviv court Wednesday night to suspend counting of the votes in the Histadrut election, Shelly Yachimovitch told…

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U.S. Adds $75 Million to Israeli Military Package

As anxiety over the massive U.S.-Saudi arms deal surfaced in Israel on Wednesday, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu disclosed that Washington has at the same time added significantly to Israel’s own…

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Yachimovitch Alleges Vote Rigging in Histadrut Election

The Histadrut was embroiled in an election-rigging controversy on Wednesday as Shelly Yachimovich, running against incumbent Avi Nissenkorn, petitioned the Tel Aviv District Court for a restraining order on the…

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Cofix Goes Global

The Israeli coffee chain Cofix announced continuation of its rapid expansion plans on Wednesday, saying it will open cafes all over the world. The chain has 133 cafes in Israel…

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Netanyahu Calls May to Offer Condolences

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu spoke on Wednesday evening by telephone with British Prime Minister Theresa May and expressed the condolences of the Israeli people to the citizens of Great Britain…

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Uber in Legal Battle in Israel Over Night Rides

Uber is in legal trouble in Israel, charged by the Transportation Ministry with using unauthorized drivers who were illegally paid as part of its new Uber Night operation. The company…

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Angry Debate Over Muezzin Ban – in Egypt

Muslim prayer over loudspeakers has generated public controversy in Egypt this week, much like that in Israel recently. The debate ensued a day after Egypt’s Minister of Religious Endowments issued…

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Clashes With Waqf Guards at Har HaBayis

Three Waqf guards and 15 Jewish activists were arrested on Har HaBayis during Yerushalayim Day on Wednesday when scuffles broke out between the guards, police and Jewish marchers, The Times…

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Security Forces, Palestinians Clash on Yom Yerushalayim

Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Yerushalayim to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel’s capture of the…

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Economy Minister Meets With Top Trump Economic Advisor

With U.S. President Donald Trump determined to bring jobs back to the United States, Israeli exporters – and especially high-tech exporters – have expressed concern that their businesses could be…

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Three More Hawara Would-Be Lynch Rioters Arrested

IDF troops on Wednesday arrested three Arabs who participated in a riot last week in Hawara, north of Shechem. Rioting Arabs attacked the vehicle of an Israeli, a resident of…

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