• Response to the incendiary balloons: Israel reduces Gaza fishing area 22 May 2019 19:54 The Coordinator of Government Activities in the Territories announced Wednesday that it had been decided to reduce the fishing area in the Gaza Strip to a range of up to 10 nautical miles until further notice. It was reported that the decision was made …
  • Israel Arrests 10 Palestinians in West Bank Raids 22 May 2019 19:32 Israeli forces rounded up ten Palestinians in overnight raids across the occupied West Bank, according to the Israeli military on Wednesday.  The individuals were arrested for "suspected involvement in popular terrorist activities", the army said …
  • Could Israel Folau's sacking have a knock-on effect in Australian sport? 22 May 2019 19:16 Posted May 23, 2019 05:04:19 Israel Folau's sacking by Rugby Australia (RA) has set the scene for a potential court battle that will test religious expression and freedom of speech in Australian sport. Key points: Israel Folau is yet to decide if he …
  • WHO condemns Israel for "health crisis" in Judea and Samaria 22 May 2019 19:12
  • Malaysian PM blames Israel for mushrooming Mideast terrorism 22 May 2019 19:04 (MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUALA LUMPUR, May 22 (KUNA) -- Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Wednesday that terrorism and armament proliferation in the Middle East are "direct results of terrorism practiced by the Israeli …
  • Feds: Man Aided Hamas, Threatened To Kill Israel Supporters, Bomb Trump Tower 22 May 2019 18:13 NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to “shoot everybody” at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York. Jonathan Xie, 20, of Basking Ridge, New Jersey, …
  • Man Aided Hamas, Threatened To Kill Israel Supporters And Bomb Trump Tower 22 May 2019 17:53 NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Federal authorities said Wednesday a man sought to aid a terrorist organization and threatened to “shoot everybody” at a pro-Israel march and bomb Trump Tower in New York. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Xie is charged with …
  • Evangelical church cancels pro-Israel event over 'pride' parade 22 May 2019 17:53
  • Israel-U.S. LGBT project wins $150,000 from UJA crowdsourcing campaign 22 May 2019 17:37 Protestors shout slogans during a LGBT community members protest against discriminatory surrogate bill in Tel Aviv, Israel July 22, 2018. (photo credit: CORINNA KERN/REUTERS)  A joint project between Israel Gay Youth and Jewish Queer Youth aimed at …
  • 'UNRWA has only succeeded in inciting violence against Israel' 22 May 2019 17:15
  • Feds: Man aided Hamas, threatened to kill Israel supporters 22 May 2019 17:06 NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Federal authorities say a New Jersey man sought to aid Hamas and threatened to “shoot everybody” at a pro-Israel march. Twenty-year-old Jonathan Xie is charged with attempting to provide material support to a designated terrorist …
  • Belarus vote disqualified from Eurovision- Israel loses 12 points 22 May 2019 17:03
  • Celebrating Israel’s Independence Day 22 May 2019 16:16 Local residents unite for peace Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day Neighborhood synagogues, Hebrew day schools and local leaders have been holding celebrations for Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, since the evening of Wednesday, May 8. …
  • Israel, European Jewry watching carefully as EU votes for new parliament 22 May 2019 16:06 European Union flags flutter as people take part in the demonstration "One Europe for all", a rally against nationalism across the European Union, in Vienna, Austria, May 19, 2019.. (photo credit: LISI NIESNER) Jerusalem has little expectation …
  • ‘Israel Is On The Side Of G-d’ 22 May 2019 15:39 The American Ambassador to Israel, David Friedman, created a stir last week in a speech he delivered at an evangelical group-sponsored celebration marking the anniversary of the relocation of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. He said Israel …
  • Israel to demolish playground in Bedouin village 22 May 2019 14:57 Israel issued on Sunday a demolition order for a children’s playground in an unrecognized Bedouin village in southern Israel, even though the state has no plans to evacuate the community. Odeh Zanoun, head of the residents’ committee in Rahkhma, says that …
  • Report: 13,500 patients infected or died of infections in Israel hospitals in 2018 22 May 2019 14:57 Some 13,500 patients in Israeli hospitals died or were infected by illnesses while receiving care in 2017, an internal Ministry of Health report revealed yesterday. This is an increase from four years ago, according to the Jerusalem Post which reported …
  • Israel to return 65 confiscated fishing boats to Gaza 22 May 2019 14:57 Israel announced yesterday that it would return 65 confiscated fishing boats to fishermen in the Gaza Strip, the Wafa news agency reported. This comes after NGOs Gisha – Legal Centre for Freedom of Movement, Adalah – The Legal Centre for Arab Minority …
  • Settlers protest Israel’s authorisation of armoured cars for PA 22 May 2019 14:56 Israeli settlers have reacted with anger to the government’s decision to authorise the transfer of ten armoured cars to the Palestinian Authority (PA), reported the Times of Israel. Authorities approved the move, according to reports yesterday, after years …
  • Israel government admits journalists beaten by soldiers were not ‘rioters’ 22 May 2019 14:56 The Israeli government has retracted its claim that two journalists “led a riot” in Nabi Saleh in 2015, “and that their beating by soldiers was therefore justified”, reported Haaretz. According to the article, “this is the gist of a compromise reached …
  • Israel maintains harsh restrictions on Palestinians in Gaza wishing to visit jailed relatives 22 May 2019 14:56 Israeli occupation authorities are maintaining harsh restrictions for Palestinians in the Gaza Strip who wish to visit relatives in Israeli jails, reported B’Tselem. Out of more than 5,000 Palestinian prisoners, 303 are from the Gaza Strip, including some …
  • Canada court hears lawsuit challenging Israel settlement wine labels 22 May 2019 14:56 A Canadian court is hearing a lawsuit against a decision to allow wines made and manufactured in Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank to be labelled “Product of Israel”. According to a report in Middle East Eye, David Kattenburg, a Jewish-Canadian …
  • Israel Attorney General delays Netanyahu corruption hearing 22 May 2019 14:56 Israel’s Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit has agreed to delay Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s indictment hearing until October, bowing to months of pressure from the latter’s legal team. Mandelblit announced today that the hearing will now be held …
  • Israel Slams UN Envoy Who Met with Hezbollah Leader 22 May 2019 14:28 Photo Credit: screenshot Flag of Hezbollah Israel harshly criticized a United Nations envoy who met with a leader of the Hezbollah terror organization and praised it. Jan Kubis, the UN’s Special Coordinator for Lebanon, said Monday that he met with …
  • Video: Israel's New Flying-Driving Robot 22 May 2019 13:44 The first experimental robot drone that flies like a typical quadcopter, drives on tough terrain and squeezes into tight spaces using the same motors, has been developed by Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) researchers. Unveiled at this week’s IEEE …
  • Photos: A Drone's-Eye View of Israel 22 May 2019 13:44 Adam Shpigel started using a GoPro camera seven years ago, when he became “enthralled with underwater photography.” He then switched to a single-lens reflex camera since he became “excited by the long-term exposures possible with such a camera.” Then came …
  • 10 U.S.-Made Armored Vehicles Transferred to Palestinian Authority with Israel's Approval 22 May 2019 13:44 Palestinian security apparatus received ten U.S.-made armored vehicles in the beginning of 2019, with Israel's approval. According to an Israeli security source, the vehicles were transferred to the Palestinian Authority following a demand by the …
  • Candy Giant Mars to Build Food Tech Research Hub in Israel 22 May 2019 13:44 JVP Founder and Executive Chairman Erel Margalit at the May 2019 Seeds and Chips food tech conference in Italy. JVPVenture capitalist Erel Margalit has taken 12 companies public on Nasdaq and is responsible for building some of the most successful big data …
  • Israel plans to name settlement on occupied land after Trump 22 May 2019 13:26 Israel plans to name a new settlement after Donald Trump on land it captured from Syria, in a token of gratitude to the US president for recognising its contested claim to the occupied territory. Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has said he …
  • Iran: Sowing Discord among Muslims to Serve US, Israel 22 May 2019 13:22 TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Legal and International Affairs Gholam Hossein Dehqani warned the Muslim states to resolve differences, warning that such gaps are only in the interest of the US and Israel. Dehqani made the remarks in …
  • Israel’s revolutionary defense industry 22 May 2019 13:04 Elbit Systems is Israel’s largest defense company and frequently ranks among the most important in the world. In 2018, it was the 27th most important company in its defense field by revenue globally. It is a key part of Israel’s hi-tech and groundbreaking …
  • Irish rugby star tells Israel Folau: 'Don’t judge me – I’m just like everyone else' 22 May 2019 12:44 An Irish rugby star has written an open letter to Israel Folau saying: “don’t judge me – I’m just like everyone else.” Lindsay Peat, a top player in the Ireland Women’s Rugby squad, said she felt compelled to respond after the Australian star posted that …
  • Regenerative medicine firm CollPlant launches Israel R&D centre 22 May 2019 12:34 TEL AVIV, May 22 (Reuters) - CollPlant, which makes products for tissue repair and organ manufacturing from its recombinant human collagen, has launched a new research and development centre in Israel. The facilities will serve CollPlant for development of …
  • Details remain scarce on governor's Israel trip 22 May 2019 12:28
  • Wallabies star Kurtley Beale would welcome back Israel Folau as his team-mate 22 May 2019 12:28 Kurtley Beale says he would welcome spurned former team-mate Israel Folau back in his team despite the divisiveness of Folau's actions in recent months. The dual international had his four-year contract torn up on Monday after making anti-gay comments …
  • Israel Folau consults top lawyer over challenging his sacking 22 May 2019 12:28 Israel Folau has tapped one of Australia's leading workplace relations lawyers and Melbourne silks, Stuart Wood QC, for advice as he mulls taking on Rugby Australia in court alleging a breach of contract. A representative for Folau said that it was too …
  • Meet the organization aiming to halve Israel's traffic... and quickly 22 May 2019 11:55 Israel's roads and highways are international award winners, but for all the wrong reasons.  According to the OECD and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Israel is home to the worst traffic in the Western world. The lack of adequate investment in …
  • Israel Tops OECD in Growth of Opioid Availability 22 May 2019 11:55 Pills medicine medication treatment 300 (R). (photo credit: Srdjan Zivulovic / Reuters) Israel has seen the largest increase in the availability of pain-killing opioids among Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) member countries …
  • Exploiting a Tragedy to Accuse Israel 22 May 2019 11:16 Social media posts are distorting a girl’s death to accuse Israel of heartless cruelty. The headlines and social media posts sound terrible. A tiny helpless five year old from Gaza supposedly died friendless and alone, crying out for some pity, for company …
  • Solabia buys Israel microalgae maker Algatech 22 May 2019 10:11 JERUSALEM, May 22 (Reuters) - Solabia Group, a French maker of natural active ingredients for the cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and microbiology industries, said on Wednesday it acquired Israel’s Algatech. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Algatech …
  • ISRAEL: True Lies 22 May 2019 09:42 May 22, 2019: The United States has apparently changed its policy on allowing Palestinian leaders to freely enter the U.S. for whatever reason. Many Palestinian officials travel to America to denounce Israel and campaign for political and financial support …
  • Fearing a Pending Collapse, Israel Approves the Transfer of Armored Vehicles to PA 22 May 2019 09:28 Photo Credit: Ehud Amiton/TPS Palestinian Authority police officers in Ramallah. May 31, 2016. Jordan has transferred 10 armored vehicles to the Palestinian Authority’s (PA) security forces, with Israel’s approval, the first such transfer in years. The …
  • Israel Police Intercept Hundreds of Terror-Related Items en Route to Gaza 22 May 2019 09:28 Photo Credit: Israel Police Equipment being smuggled into Gaza. May 21, 2019 Israeli security forces have recently intercepted hundreds of packages en route to the Gaza Strip containing items that can be used for terrorism, Israel’s Police revealed on …
  • Murdered: Former Israel Broadcasting Authority employee 22 May 2019 09:27
  • Kurtley Beale dismisses talk of division in Wallabies camp since Israel Folau's sacking 22 May 2019 09:24 Kurtley Beale has dismissed talk of division within the Wallabies playing ranks, insisting the entire squad of Rugby World Cup hopefuls were happy campers. Beale on Wednesday revealed fallout from Israel Folau's sacking was formally addressed when …
  • Madonna Urges Israel-Palestine Peace In Eurovision Performance 22 May 2019 09:07 Madonna made a call for Israel-Palestine peace during her performance at the grand finale of this year's Eurovision Song Contest in Tel Aviv, Israel, on Saturday night. The European Broadcasting Union denounced her political statement. The singing …
  • Is it because they have a common enemy that Israel and Saudi Arabia are now in a political romance? 22 May 2019 09:04 …What are the implications of this new diplomatic reality for Nigeria and Nigerians? By Joe Dauda Solve this riddle if you can. In 2015 . . . . Barack Obama signs a deal with Iran, lifts sanctions on them, gives the Ayatollahs $150 billion in cash and …
  • Stolen letters from Kafka confidant handed over to National Library of Israel 22 May 2019 08:56 Transfer of stolen Brod papers . (photo credit: BOAZ ARAD) Thousands of papers stolen from Max Brod, a confidant of Franz Kafka, were handed over to Israeli officials at a meeting in Berlin on Tuesday.  The documents include drafts of plays, diaries, …
  • ‘Israel lobby in US pushing for war against Iran’ 22 May 2019 08:46 The Israel lobby in the United States is pushing the administration of President Donald Trump to launch a military conflict against Iran amid Washington’s escalating tensions with Tehran, says an American writer and former professor. “This war is being …
  • Miami Church Suspends Israel Celebration Over Consul’s Pride Parade Appearance 22 May 2019 08:38 Photo Credit: Twitter Israeli consul in Miami, Lior Haiat (3rd f. R), participated in a gay pride parade Evangelical pastor Alberto Delgado of the Alpha and Omega Church in Miami, decided to suspend a salute to Israel event that was scheduled for early May …
  • Goal: Bring Israel to forefront of global communications technology 22 May 2019 08:09 Communications Ministry Director-General Netanel (Nati) Cohen toured the retirement site of the Unlimited company's fiber optic project. The visit was led by Chairman of the Board Doron Cohen and company representatives. Also in attendance were senior …
  • Pollard: Israel Doesn’t Care About Me 22 May 2019 08:07 Photo Credit: Screenshot Jonathan Pollard's interview on Channel 12 News, May 21, 2019 Jonathan Pollard, who served 30 years in an American prison for spying for Israel, told Channel 12 news in a Tuesday report: “The state does not care about me.” …
  • Hungarian Culture year in Israel 22 May 2019 07:54
  • Germany to return papers of Kafka’s friend Max Brod to Israel 22 May 2019 06:01 By: Ryland James via Agence France-Presse   German police on Tuesday will hand over to Israel thousands of stolen papers and manuscripts belonging to Max Brod, the friend and literary executor of Czech writer Franz Kafka.   Brod, who died in Tel Aviv in …
  • Tough act to follow: Young maestro leads Israel Philharmonic 22 May 2019 05:55 TEL AVIV, Israel — When Zubin Mehta joined the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in 1969, Lahav Shani wasn’t even born yet. Now, at the age of 30, the Israeli wunderkind is poised to succeed his mentor at the helm of the acclaimed symphony. Stepping into the …
  • Ozuna to perform in Israel this summer 22 May 2019 04:54 Latin music superstar Ozuna. (photo credit: COURTESY ARKENSTONE PRODUCTIONS)  Latin music superstar Ozuna will be performing in Israel for the first time ever this summer.  Ozuna, who was the most viewed artist on YouTube in all of 2018, will be performing …
  • Israel slams UN for consorting with Hezbollah 22 May 2019 03:56 HEZBOLLAH MEMBERS wave Hezbollah and Lebanese flags during a 2015 rally in southern Lebanon marking the anniversary of the end of the terrorist organization’s 2006 war with Israel. . (photo credit: AZIZ TAHER/REUTERS)   After United Nations Special …
  • British Foreign Secretary: Boycotting Israel is anti-Semitic 22 May 2019 03:20 Britain’s Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt expressed support for the German parliament’s resolution defining the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement as “anti-Semitic”, the UK-based Jewish News reported on Tuesday. Hunt, who is believed to be …
  • Israel Allows Gaza Fishing Zone Expansion as Truce Holds 22 May 2019 03:07 Israel Allows Gaza Fishing Zone Expansion as Truce Holds JERUSALEM – Israel re-expanded on Tuesday the fishing zone in the blockaded Gaza strip to 15 nautical miles (24 kilometers), as the truce which ended the latest outbreak of violence in May – the …
  • PA: Israel trying to falsify history 22 May 2019 01:53 The Palestinian Authority’s foreign affairs bureau on Tuesday called on the United Nations, and specifically UNESCO and the World Travel & Tourism Council, to take legal and moral responsibility for Israel's archaeological excavations in " …
  • Swedish journalist stands by claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital 22 May 2019 01:20 A Eurovision-themed photo frame stationed in Tel Aviv. (photo credit: TEL AVIV MUNICIPALITY) The editor of a Swedish news website dismissed complaints about his publication’s claim that Tel Aviv is Israel’s capital, asserting incorrectly that it is the …
  • Thwarting 'terrorists in suits' in the Israel boycott 22 May 2019 00:48 ANALYSIS/OPINION: The Israeli government earlier this year released an alarming report, “Terrorists in Suits,” on the campaign to boycott, divest from and sanction Israel, known as the BDS movement. The report documents the movement’s significant and …
  • Details remain scarce on Israel trip 22 May 2019 00:21 TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Channel, the state-funded public affairs network, intends to have a crew in Israel as Gov. Ron DeSantis and state Cabinet members meet overseas. But many details of the upcoming excursion of about 80 people, headed by …
  • Williams College Recognizes Pro-Israel Group 21 May 2019 23:49 Williams College, the private liberal arts college in Williamstown, MA, officially recognized the pro-Israel group Williams Initiative for Israel (WIFI) as a student group on campus May 14. On April 23, the Williams College Council voted against …
  • Israel Folau eyes industrial relations expert for court move 21 May 2019 22:43 Israel Folau has reportedly turned to high-profile workplace relations lawyer, Stuart Wood QC, as he considers taking his stoush with Rugby Australia to the courts. According to a Fairfax report, Folau is keen to engage the Melbourne-based silk who has …
  • Israel Folau approaches top Melbourne lawyer who specialises in free speech and unlawful job termination - report 21 May 2019 22:37 Former Wallabies star Israel Folau has reportedly approached one of Australia's leading workplace relations lawyers for advice as he weighs up taking Rugby Australia to court over his recent sacking. Wood is described by the SMH as a a "crusader …
  • Saudi Arabia and Israel are pushing US to confront Iran. Trump shouldn't take the bait 21 May 2019 22:12 At present, the US-Iranian relationship is balanced precariously between situations of no peace and no war. The Trump administration's unilateral withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and its campaign of maximum economic pressure on Iran has …
  • Robert Azzi only tells half the story of Israel-Palestine confict 21 May 2019 21:53 May 20 To the Editor: Robert Azzi is correct that 1948 was a disastrous year for the Palestinians; however, keep in mind some history he left out. First, during the 1920 s and 30 s under British rule European style anti-Semitism had been introduced to the …
  • NY Times columnist Bret Stephens: West ‘in crisis,’ Israel on right track 21 May 2019 20:33 (JNS) New York Times columnist and Pulitzer Prize winner Bret Stephens said earlier this week that Western civilization is “in crisis” due to people straying from certain values. “The West is in crisis because it is following policies that are not in …
  • Al-Jazeera: ‘Israel is biggest winner from Holocaust’ 21 May 2019 20:33 (JNS) AJ+ Arabic, an online media platform run by the Qatari Al-Jazeera network, posted a video on May 18, about “the story of the Holocaust” on Twitter and Facebook. The video was titled: “The gas chambers killed millions of Jews – that’s how the story …
  • With Eurovision in Israel, even the scenery is political 21 May 2019 20:33 (JTA) – Several delegations to the Eurovision Song Contest posed for pictures and videos in the Golan Heights and with the Old City of Jerusalem as a backdrop. That might be typical tourist behavior, but for critics of Israel it was a deeply political act …
  • Report reveals illegal treatment widespread in Israel prisons 21 May 2019 19:40 Ramallah, May 21 (RHC)-- A new report has found that prisoners in Israeli jails are often kept in facilities "unfit for human residence" and constantly face illegal punitive measures, according to a probe made by the Israeli Public Defense Office …
  • Center Field: Will Revisionist, religious Zionists protect Israel’s soul? 21 May 2019 19:37 As coalition talks – aka Bibi’s Bazaar – drag on, Israel’s democratic soul seems up for grabs, too.   Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu once defended liberal democracy – even surreptitiously – against party goons. Now he threatens democratic norms with …
  • Why Israel has been silent amid growing US-Iran tensions 21 May 2019 19:34 Reports that Israeli missiles pounded targets near Damascus in Syria were literally drowned out by the singing and dancing of the Eurovision finals in Tel Aviv. As usual, Israel did not openly acknowledge Saturday's strikes, which were reported by the …
  • 'Israel dragging US into war with Iran' 21 May 2019 19:26 Israel dragging the United States into war with Iran, according to  a former US Senate candidate. Mark Dankof, who is also a broadcaster and pastor in San Antonio, Texas, said there was no reason for the Americans to wage war against Iran.   Iran has …
  • MK Sofer: I will work to bring Pollard to Israel soon 21 May 2019 18:45 MK Ofir Sofer (Union of Right-Wing Parties) attacked the treatment of Jonathan Pollard following the interview with Pollard published Tuesday evening on channel 12. "It hurts my heart that dear Jew whose life was ruined when he sacrificed his life for …
  • Apartheid Arms: Why Israel Sells Military Equipment to Human Rights Violators 21 May 2019 18:27 According to Amnesty International, over the past 20 years, Israeli military exports went to at least eight countries that have been known for serious violations of human rights,. (Photo: via MEMO) By Mohamed Mohamed An in-depth report released in Hebrew …
  • Questions raised over Florida Cabinet meeting in Israel 21 May 2019 18:20 By BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated Press TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Republican Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is going to Israel with a large contingent of business leaders later this week. That's not surprising, especially as the GOP woos Jewish voters ahead …
  • Israel Supreme Court rejects bid to direct ‘Jerusalem Day’ march away from Muslim Quarter 21 May 2019 18:11 Israel’s Supreme Court, sitting as the High Court of Justice, “has rejected a petition to bar the annual Jerusalem Day flag march from passing through the Old City’s Muslim Quarter”, reported Haaretz. The petition, filed by the Ir Amim NGO, argued that …
  • Israel blocked access roads to 4 Palestinian villages in March-April 21 May 2019 18:11 Israeli occupation forces blocked access roads to four Palestinian villages in the West Bank over the course of March and April, human rights organisation B’Tselem reported yesterday. According to the NGO, the army closed gates it had placed at the …
  • Israel officials to travel to Bahrain for ‘peace’ conference 21 May 2019 18:09 Israeli officials will travel to Bahrain for next month’s “peace” conference, where the first stage of the US’ “deal of the century” is set to be revealed. Speaking to Israel’s Channel 13 yesterday, a senior Israeli official revealed that the US has …
  • Potential US presidential candidate accuses ‘racist’ Israel of committing ‘genocide’ 21 May 2019 18:09 A veteran US politician who has announced his candidacy for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination for 2020 has described Israel as a “racist state” which is committing “genocide” against the Palestinians. The remarks were made on Twitter by 88 …
  • The two-state compromise and Trump’s deal of the century both normalise Israel 21 May 2019 18:09 From the details which have emerged so far about the Bahrain economic summit, the US has made clear that the first phase of its so-called “deal of the century” will not involve any political discussion. An unnamed US official described this decision as an …
  • Israel evicts Palestinians worshippers from Al-Aqsa 21 May 2019 18:09 Israeli occupation forces stormed the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in the Old City of Jerusalem early on Monday and evicted dozens of Muslim worshippers. Eyewitnesses told Ma’an that heavily armed Israeli forces and police stormed the compound following the end …
  • Israel and the war on Iran 21 May 2019 18:09 An American-led war on Iran is still a possibility, despite the fact that US President Donald Trump has openly expressed his lack of enthusiasm for it now, in contrast to his National Security Advisor John Bolton. Israel comes to mind in this instance, …
  • Sad ending of five-day search by Israel Dog Unit 21 May 2019 17:14
  • Israel expands Gaza fishing zone, implementing cease-fire 21 May 2019 16:18 JERUSALEM — Israel says it is expanding the permitted fishing zone off Gaza’s coast, the latest sign that a cease-fire deal with Palestinian militants is moving forward. COGAT, the Israeli defense body responsible for Palestinian civilian affairs, said …
  • Kara :Israel on way to the best period it ever had in the Middle East 21 May 2019 16:15 Minister of Communications Ayoub Kara congratulated Twitter on the news that Saudi Arabia would allow Israeli Arabs to receive work visas in its territory. "The reports about the possibility that Saudi Arabia will open its gates to Israeli Arabs to …
  • Israel says eases Gaza fishing restrictions after truce 21 May 2019 15:42 Israel announced Tuesday it had eased fishing restrictions off the blockaded Gaza Strip after a ceasefire with Hamas ended a deadly escalation earlier this month. Israel extended the fishing limit to up to 15 nautical miles, said COGAT, the defence …
  • Israel allows PA security services to bring armored vehicles into West Bank 21 May 2019 15:40 A member of Palestinian security forces stands guard in Bethlehem, in the West Bank. (photo credit: MUSSA QAWASMA / REUTERS) The Palestinian Authority has received armored vehicles from the European Union after a long period during which it was not …
  • Israel eases Gaza fishing restrictions after truce 21 May 2019 15:05 DAMASCUS: Abu Anas Al-Hijazi scanned the stalls in the Syrian capital’s Bab Srija market but bought nothing. For the cash-strapped 45-year-old wedding singer, this Ramadan is a frugal one. “We used to lay out a large spread and invite relatives and friends …
  • Netanyahu loyalist’s ‘immunity bill’ is causing a stir in Israel 21 May 2019 14:48 JERUSALEM — In the lead-up to recent Israeli elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu repeatedly denied that he would seek legislation that would give him immunity from prosecution in three criminal cases against him. When asked what he’d do if his …
  • ATS Hosts Technion–Israel Institute of Technology President and Nobel Laureate 21 May 2019 14:44 From left: Aaron Ciechanover, Peretz Lavie, Zahava Bar-Nir, Ilene Berger and Steve Berger Global Campaign Honorary Committee member Joseph Neubauer addresses the crowd. Photos courtesy of ATS. The American Technion Society (ATS) Philadelphia chapter …
  • Israel's Economy Booms at Fastest Pace since 2016 21 May 2019 14:20
  • Palestinians Need to Get Real about Israel 21 May 2019 14:20 About 418,000,000 results https://www.wsj.com/.../palestinians-need-to-get-real-about-israel-11558391713 15 hours ago ... Palestinians Need to Get Real About Israel. The focus should be on prosperity and good government, not perpetual …
  • Israel’s Tourism Triumph—Part II of IV: Luxury Hotels Beckon 21 May 2019 14:11 Photo Credit: Flash90 Waldorf Astoria Entrance The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement [BDS] has taken particular aim at Israel’s tourism industry. Tourism accounts for about 11 percent of global GDP and 350 million jobs worldwide—more than ten …
  • Progress made in demarcation talks between Israel and Lebanon - report 21 May 2019 13:01 Acting U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs, David Satterfield. (photo credit: AMIR COHEN) Acting US Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield returned to Lebanon from Israel as talks on the demarcation …
  • Photo News: Gov Amosun poses with world champions, Anthony Joshua, Israel Adesanya 21 May 2019 11:57 Governor Amosun with the World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Anthony Joshua: it’s good to be a champion It’s good to be a champion. But these two Nigerians who are currently in the world spotlight wouldn’t have been champions if they had remained in Nigeria …
  • Germany to hand Israel thousands of Kafka confidant's papers 21 May 2019 11:34 By DAVID RISING Associated Press BERLIN (AP) - German authorities are handing over to Israel some 5,000 documents kept by a confidant of Franz Kafka, a trove whose plight could have been plucked from one of the author's surreal stories. The papers …
  • Germany to return stolen papers of Kafka's friend Max Brod to Israel 21 May 2019 11:15 Brod, who died in Tel Aviv in 1968, is primarily responsible for Kafka's success as one of the 20th century's most influential writers, having published many of his works after the writer's death in 1924. Prague-born Brod had fled from Adolf …