Israel

Yaffo Bakery Mogul Arrested on Tax Charges

One of the owners of a legendary bakery in Yafo, Walid Abulafia, was arrested Tuesday on charges of tax evasion. According to officials, Abulafia for years has failed to report…

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Airbnb Denies Policy Change

Airbnb has denied reports earlier on Monday that it agreed to suspend its recent decision to remove sites in Yehudah and Shomron from its rental listings. The company issued a…

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Knesset Approves Netanyahu as Defense Minister

The Knesset formally approved Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s appointment as defense minister on Monday evening, a procedure seized upon by the opposition as an opportunity for almost three hours of…

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UNIFIL Backs Up Israeli Charges on Border Tunnels

The United Nations peacekeeping force UNIFIL said on Monday that it had verified Israel’s charges that cross-border attack tunnels dug into Israel from southern Lebanon by Hezbollah are a violation…

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Rona Ramon Passes Away

Rona Ramon, the wife of Israeli astronaut Ilan Ramon, died at the age of 54 on Monday, after a long battle with cancer. Ilan Ramon became Israel’s first person in…

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Lebanese Forces Threaten IDF Soldiers Operating at Border

A confrontation between Lebanese Armed Forces and IDF soldiers was documented Monday and released by Hezbollah-friendly media showing Lebanese troops holding their weapons, at times aiming them at IDF troops…

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