Israel

Shin Bet Arrests Top PA Official in Shooting Attacks

The Shin Bet released for publication Monday that an indictment on charges of attempted murder was drawn against Zakaria Zubeidi, a senior Palestinian Authority official, who together with an Israeli…

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13 Arrested in Crane Collapse

A total of 13 people have been detained by police in connection with the crane collapse that killed four workers in Yavneh on Sunday. Some were being questioned as possible…

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Arab League Calls on Bundestag to Reverse BDS Condemnation

The Arab League demanded on Sunday that the German parliament cancel a resolution condemning the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel as “anti-Semitic.” The Bundestag, which passed the…

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Lawyers to Campaign Against PM Immunity Bill

Lawyers in Israel were reportedly organizing to oppose legislation aimed at giving the Knesset the power to override the High Court and provide immunity from prosecution for Prime Minister Binyamin…

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Arab Armed With a Knife Arrested in Chevron

Border Guards arrested a 22-year-old Arab woman on Sunday afternoon, at one of the checkpoints near Mearas Hamachpeilah, after finding a knife on her. The Border Guards asked the lady…

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Yom Yerushalayim March to Go On as Planned

The High Court on Sunday authorized an annual march throughout the Old City of Yerushalayim on Yerushalayim Day (Yom Yerushalayim), to be commemorated this year on June 2. The court…

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Health Ministry Issues Measles Travel Warning

Israel’s Health Ministry has issued a travel warning for those journeying to several countries, over concerns of measles outbreaks in those locations. The warning specifically named Ukraine, Madagascar, Georgia, Albania,…

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Likud Seeks to Expand Number of Ministers

While a coalition led by the party is apparently still far off, the Likud intends to lead the new Knesset in an expansion of the government. The party intends to…

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Economy Grew 5.2% in Q1 2019

The Israeli economy jumped by 5.2% in the first quarter of 2019, the Central Bureau of Statistics said. This was the among the biggest single-quarter growth rates for the economy.…

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Syria Reports Israeli Attack for Second Night in a Row

Syrian sources reported that the country’s air defenses had been activated Saturday in response to “foreign aerial craft” that entered Syrian airspace from the direction of Israel, the report by…

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Blue and White: ‘We’re at War’

The Blue and White Party plans a “surprise” Motzoei Shabbos for its supporters, as it goes on a “war footing” against the Likud and its prospective coalition partners. “You wanted…

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