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No deal with Israel? No Palestinian aid

On Thursday, U.S. President Donald Trump told Jewish leaders that the Palestinians would not receive any more aid from the U.S., unless they made a deal with Israel. Trump made the remarks during a conference call placed in anticipation of the...

 

Abbas says Israel-Hamas deal 'over my dead body'

Israel’s Channel 10 News published a report on Tuesday based on comments from a senior Fatah official demonstrating Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ intense hostility toward any potential deal between Israel and the...

 

150 rockets from Gaza hit Israel

As of early Thursday morning, Hamas has fired about 150 rockets at Israel from the Gaza Strip, the IDF stated. The IDF retaliated by targeting a number of sites used by the Hamas and other terror...

 

Assad's forces raise Syrian flag on Israel's doorstep

On Thursday, Syrian state media reported that government forces had entered the town of Quneitra on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, reaching Israel's doorstep. According to the government-contro...

 

'I don't know what will happen to me and the children'

Hundreds of family members, friends and acquaintances attended the funeral of Yotam Ovadia, 31, murdered by a Palestinian terrorist in a stabbing attack on Thursday night. Yotam was buried at Har Hamenuchot cemetery in Jerusalem, leaving two young...

 
 By World Israel News    News    July 6, 2018

Hamas launches over a dozen rockets at Israel, IDF strikes back

Hamas terrorists launched a barrage of rockets and mortar fire from the Gaza Strip at Israeli communities in the south in the wee hours of Wednesday morning. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. On Tuesday, Hamas orchestrated the...

 

JNF to sue Hamas over kite terror

Palestinians from the Gaza Strip once again launched burning kites at civilian communities on the Israeli side of the border Tuesday, setting hundreds of dunams of farmland alight adjacent to Kibbutz...

 

US envoy to media: 'Keep your mouths shut'

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman said Monday that the media should either figure out a better way to deal with the border protests or stop its negative coverage of the Jewish state. Addressing a media conference in Jerusalem, Friedman said...

 
 By World Israel News    News    June 8, 2018

US calls for urgent Security Council session to respond to attacks on Israel

The US condemned the Palestinians following the worst day of bombing by Gaza-based terror organizations that Israel has experienced since Operation Protective Edge, and called for an urgent...

 
 By World Israel News    News    June 8, 2018

Russia gives Israel green light to attack Syria

The Kremlin has given Israel a green light to launch attacks in Syria on condition that Syrian President Bashar Assad’s assets are not targeted, the London-based Arabic-language newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat reported Friday, according to Israel...

 
 By World Israel News    News    June 1, 2018

Paraguay opens embassy in Jerusalem after US, Guatemala

Paraguay made history on Monday when it moved its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, just days after the US and Guatemala made the same move. Paraguay's President Horacio Cartes, Prime Minister...

 
 By World Israel News    News    May 11, 2018

Netanyahu updates world leaders on Iran's threatening nuclear program

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday spoke by telephone with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel regarding the sensational revelations obtained by Israel's...

 
 By World Israel News    News    May 4, 2018

Judea/Samaria not 'occupied'

In a US State Department annual report on human rights, the controversial term "occupied" was largely eliminated in references to various territories in and adjacent to Israel. While the term...

 

Saudi Crown Prince: Israelis have the right to their own land

In an interview by Jeffrey Goldberg published Monday in The Atlantic, Saudi Arabian Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman said Israelis have a right to their own land. Apparently pushing for a two-state solution, he said, “I believe the Palestinians an...

 

200 percent increase in tourism to Samaria

The Samaria area has recently seen a massive increase in tourism from around the globe, Israel’s NRG news reported Thursday. The biblical heartland has seen an increase of some 200 percent in incoming tourism, mostly from Asian countries such...

 

Israel thanks NBA

The National Basketball Association set up a new website for the 2018 All-Star Game in Los Angeles, allowing fans to vote for their favorite players. After voting, the fans are asked to identify which country they are from, picking from among a...

 

Iron Dome intercepts Gaza missiles; IDF strikes back

Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system blocked two missiles fired into Israel shortly before noon on Friday. A third landed in a community bordering Gaza. No injuries were reported, but a building was damaged. The Code Red alarms were sounded...

 

Hamas: Trump's recognition of Jerusalem has 'opened the gates of hell'

The Hamas terror organization said President Donald Trump's historic recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital "opens the gates of hell" and has called for another violent uprising against the...

 

VP Pence: Trump considering 'when and how' to move embassy to Jerusalem

With files from the Israel Mission to the UN Israel's Mission to the United Nations, in partnership with the World Jewish Congress, celebrated 70 years since the historic November 29, 1947 United...

 

170,000 documents thought destroyed during Holocaust uncovered

The YIVO Institute for Jewish Research in New York on Wednesday announced the discovery of a trove of lost Jewish materials in the Lithuanian city of Vilna, thought to have been destroyed during the...

 

Egyptian leader urges Palestinians to accept coexistence with Israel

Egypt's president Abdel Fattah el-Sissi on Tuesday made an impassioned pitch for peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling for both sides to take advantage of a "rare" opportunity to achieve...

 

Iranian journalist lands in Israel, saved from death in Iran

Neda Amin, an Iranian journalist who was granted political asylum in Israel Sunday, landed in the country on Thursday after disappearing for a few days. Amin, 32, who had been seeking refuge in Turkey over the past three years, was to be extradited...

 

More than 1,000 Jews ascend the Temple Mount on Tisha b'Av

More than 1,000 Jews braved a searing heat wave Tuesday morning to visit the Temple Mount on Tisha b'Av, the saddest date on the Hebrew calendar, while thousands more sat on the floor-a traditional J...

 

Netanyahu suggests land swap with Palestinians

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in discussions with the U.S. administration, has agreed to land swaps with the Palestinian Authority, Channel 2 reported Thursday. The conversations were...

 

U.S. ambassador to Israel, not welcome in Ramallah, joins peace talks against Palestinians' wishes

A meeting between Trump’s negotiating team and Palestinian officials took place in Jerusalem instead of Ramallah because of the PA’s refusal to host the U.S. ambassador to Israel.  In an unusual occurrence, United States Ambassador to Israel...

 

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