Expert committee reaffirms that IAF helicopter crash, in which Maj. Zohar died and Lt. On was seriously injured, was caused due to technical malfunction; Apache helicopters remain grounded prior to final report's findings.
Yoav Zitun 22:34 , 23.08.17
Analysis: Iran has declared that it needs only five days to enrich its uranium to 20%, enabling it to produce nuclear weapons; Institute for National Security Studies Senior Fellow, Dr. Landau, states that if this is true, 'it means that within a few weeks they'll be able to reach a reasonable amount at an even higher percentage—and then we'll have a problem.'
Alexandra Lukash and Nir Cohen 22:32 , 23.08.17
Arab driver in Israel returns $10,000 (8,500 euros) to a religious Jewish man who left it in his vehicle; driver says cash 'did not tempt' him as 'it is my duty morally and religiously, and to my God and my work, to return the money.'
AFP 21:45 , 23.08.17
In meeting with Russian Pres. Putin, PM Netanyahu warns that 'Iran is moving in everywhere ISIS moves out.'; Netanyahu warns of 'war' if Iran's growing control over Syria is not stopped, stressing that 'this does not fly with Israel.'
Reuters 18:41 , 23.08.17
Al-Hayat newspaper reports the Palestinian president is displeased with the Trump administration's refusal to endorse PA's terms for renewed negotiations with Israel, including construction freeze and two-state solution; Abbas now looks to UN, Hague as alternatives; Kushner meets with Jordan's Abdullah, Qatar's Emir to discuss peace process.
Elior Levy, Roi Kais 14:51 , 23.08.17
Amid whistles and catcalls, women's groups stage Western Wall protest prayer against government's freeze of agreement to create an egalitarian prayer area; ‘The Kotel's desecration pains me,’ says counter-protester.
Adi Rozenberg 12:03 , 23.08.17
As the UN Security Council prepares to discuss renewing mandate of peacekeeping force in southern Lebanon , Israel and the US launch fresh initiative to grant UNIFIL greater powers and responsibilities to monitor Hezbollah; Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon decries lackadaisical attitude of UN mission to terror group’s Security Council resolutions: ‘It's time for UNIFIL to fulfill its intended task of bringing stability to the region.’
Itamar Eichner 11:05 , 23.08.17
After Hezbollah leader’s derisory remark that ‘Israel is afraid of trees’ following complaint made to UN over their uses for intel gathering, 2 Lebanese men begin planting on Israeli-Lebanese border in plain view of IDF soldiers, hold up sign praising Nasrallah.
Roi Kais 09:56 , 23.08.17
Senior Palestinian official Ahmad Majdalani says President Abbas is still waiting for Kushner—charged with brokering peace between Israel and the Palestinians—to provide an answer on the Trump administration's position on Israeli West Bank construction and support for a two-state solution; 'We hope they bring clear answers this time.'
Associated Press and Reuters 22:01 , 22.08.17
Concluding his mission to Israel, Ambassador Lars Faaborg-Andersen commends Israel’s operational handling of terrorism, but insists it could attach greater import to educational counter-terror methods; laments tendency to view EU-Israel ties as icy, cites widespread cooperation and acknowledges Israel provides ‘highest caliber’ info on ISIS to Europe.
Itamar Eichner 20:54 , 22.08.17
A day before embarking on his trip to Sochi in Russia to hold his ninth meeting with President Putin within two years, Netanyahu details main points he intends to discuss, including preventing Iran from maintaining a military presence in Syria in the event of any ending of its civil war; says Tehran's presence 'further proof that Iranian aggression has not subsided in the least following the nuclear agreement.'
Itamar Eichner 19:56 , 22.08.17
PM says he was 'flooded' with inquiries for private call and meeting logs after court ordered him to disclose details from his talks with newspaper owner Sheldon Adelson and then-editor-in-chief Amos Regev; PM clarifies he's not seeking to undo ruling, merely ensure his right to privacy is protected.
Itamar Eichner, Moran Azulay 13:29 , 22.08.17
Elias Karram, an Al Jazeera correspondent in Jerusalem, says the 'resistance' he spoke about in TV interview was a non-violent one; adds it will be hard for him to do his job as a journalist without a press card.
Itamar Eichner 11:57 , 22.08.17
Armenian-born employee of catering company tries to enter military intelligence base in central Israel while identifying as substitute for another worker who did not show up for work and using a fake ID.
Yossi Yehoshua 10:53 , 22.08.17
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights compiles database of firms doing business in settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, as well as communities in the Golan Heights; Trump administration pressuring UN in effort to foil list's release.
Itamar Eichner 09:36 , 22.08.17
After Likud party limits new members registration in effort to stop mass signup of the 'New Likudniks,' MK Yoav Kisch proposes bill to ensure faction members will vote for Likud in general elections, ensuring the New Likudniks will not carry out Likud revolution while potentially violating registration secrecy.
Amihai Attali 23:32 , 21.08.17
In addition to the ongoing security monitoring by the IDF of what is happening in the Palestinian territories, Coordinator of Government Activities in Territories conducts psychological warfare against Hamas leadership in Gaza—using a Facebook page to publish embarrassing details about senior Hamas officials, and in particular about its head, Yahya Sinwar.
Elior Levi 23:17 , 21.08.17
US Deputy Assistant Secretary Secretary of State Ratney lauds humanitarian aid offered by Israel to Syrian refugees at Ziv Medical Center during visit on Monday; Ratney adds he is leaving Ziv Medical Center 'with a profound appreciation for the heroic work you are doing treating Syrians wounded in their civil war.'
Andrew Friedman/TPS 20:08 , 21.08.17
Meni Naftali and Eldad Yaniv, two of the organizers of recent protests in front of AG Avichai Mandelblit's house in Petah Tikva, have been released after promising to stay away from protests; political system reacts to case, former AG Ben-Yair: 'AG should protect public interest, not interfere with protests.'
Raanan Ben Zur, Amihai Attali and Rotem Elizera 19:11 , 21.08.17
Regavim, which promotes Jewish construction in the West Bank, petitions High Court to halt all work on a new access road to a Palestinian city in bid to solicit a ruling that would set a legal precedent to prevent further evacuations of Jewish settlements: 'The court has taken a strict line with Jews building on privately-owned land. It can't now be nonchalant,' say group's lawyers.
Elisha Ben Kimon 16:58 , 21.08.17
After substitute teacher is indicted for multiple counts of sexually assaulting school students, Education Ministry launches new wave of background checks against all temporary teachers, issues new instructions on employment requirements in effort to weed out potential pedophiles.
Tamar Trabelsi-Hadad 11:31 , 21.08.17
UN-launched initiative brings 91 children from Gaza to Jerusalem to visit Islamic and Christian holy sites as part of exchange program intended to strengthen ties between the West Bank and the Hamas-run enclave: 'They were over-the-moon excited,' says organizer.'
AFP and Elior Levy 23:52 , 20.08.17
Netanyahu aide denies claims President Abbas made overtures to Israel to resume security ties after relations soured in aftermath of Israel's installation of metal detectors outside Temple Mount following deadly terror attack: 'Israel has not returned an answer, something that has prevented progress in thawing ties,' Abbas claims.
Reuters 22:18 , 20.08.17
Petition partially accepted despite objections from Sara Netanyahu, who claims to be victim of persecution; judge stresses she has already made details of her employment public in interviews, thereby justifying divulsion; sources close to PM hail court’s ending of ‘witch hunt.'
Gilad Morag and Moran Azulay 21:47 , 20.08.17
32 year old from northern Israel town of Pardes Hanna-Karkur arrested on suspicion of stealing information about clients of Bank Yahav and other companies and threatening to publish it unless he's paid more than a million shekels in Bitcoin.
Eli Senyor 20:15 , 20.08.17
Fathers of Border Policewomen Hadas Malka and Hadar Cohen, who were both murdered at Damascus Gate terror attack, pay joint condolence visit to fathers of cops Kamil Shnaan and Ha'il Satawi who were murdered in Old City attack.
Matan Tzuri 18:32 , 20.08.17
Two combat soldiers on break from the army were at a public park in the company of a young woman when a group of youths assaulted them, shouting 'You are Arabs'; police also investigating whether the confrontation was over the woman.
Raanan Ben Zur 13:00 , 20.08.17
Following 38 weeks of demonstrations at Goren Square in Petah Tikva, protesters have to change location after neighbors complain about the noise; police says organizers arrested for calling on protesters to break the law and hold the demonstration at square.
Gilad Morag, Raanan Ben-Zur 12:01 , 20.08.17
Israel's ambassador to Moscow summoned by Russian Foreign Ministry after Warsaw decided to exclude Moscow from project to build museum and memorial site for the victims of the Nazi extermination camp; Russia expects Israel to intervene in its favor.
Itamar Eichner 11:26 , 20.08.17
In preparation for the arrival of an American delegation to the Middle East, the foreign ministers of Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority present a unified position: 'There is no peace without the establishment of a Palestinian state within the '67 borders.'
Roi Kais and Elior Levy 09:20 , 20.08.17
In their 6th meeting in two years, the Israeli and Russian leaders will discuss regional developments, particularly a ceasefire agreement taking shape that Israel is concerned would cement Iranian-Shiite presence in Syria.
Itamar Eichner 08:36 , 20.08.17
17-year-old Palestinian Zahran from the West Bank city of Tulkarm reportedly approached IDF Police unit, was told to stop and continue, before taking out a knife; he was shot and died shortly after; one police officer lightly wounded was taken in for treatement.
Ynet and Reuters 20:28 , 19.08.17
Rabbi Yisrael Rosen, a member of the Presidium of the Bayit Yehudi Party resigns in protest over his party chairman's decision to employ a gay spokesperson; Bayit Yehudi chairman and Education Minister Naftali Bennett responds: 'Anyone who thinks that I should discriminate against a person because of his sexual orientation, gender or color will encounter a total refusal.'
Yuval Karni and Amihai Attali 16:31 , 19.08.17
Israel yet to establish contact with 1 Israeli in Barcelona, believed to have not been injured in attackLast remainig uncontactable Israeli presumed to have not been in wounded in attack; witnesses recall macabre scene; 1 Israeli shows up in Israeli hospital lightly wounded.
Ynet writers and Yedioth Ahronoth 18:21 , 18.08.17
Ultra-Orthodox MKs ask Netanyahu to put brakes on infrastructural works on train lines set to take place this Shabbat and next, claiming that permitting it to proceed would constitute a violation of coalition agreements to 'preserve Shabbat in the public domain.'
Moran Azulay 13:46 , 18.08.17
Terror group enters social media war against small Israeli web design company after it launches an online retaliatory offensive against Hezbollah supporters who 'advise' Israel on equipment it will need for the 'next war.
Roi Kais and Ahiya Raved 10:46 , 18.08.17
After Israel's UN Ambassador Danny Danon holds Palestinian pressure responsible for forcing New York City museum to call off event marking 70th anniversary since UN body approved Israel's establishment, temporary rift repaired as museum says event back on.
Associated Press 21:18 , 17.08.17
Speaking in an exclusive interview with Ynet, David Bitan explains why Likud has clamped down on new admissions to the party, charges new members, who he dubs 'new Likudniks' are deliberately attempting to flood the party in a bid to topple Netanyahu from within; 'We don't need democracy...We have the right to defend ourselves.'
Ynet writers 20:32 , 17.08.17
Paramedics forced to pronounce death of lifeguard at Hilton Beach as treacherous waters rush in to city's shores; lifeguard stations close on other beaches as guards abandon watch posts with false sick notes; 'this is criminal negligence,' vents beachgoer.
Amir Alon and Gilad Morag 17:45 , 17.08.17
Mother of missing soldier says she believes her son is still alive and calls on Prime Minister Netanyahu 'to throw all of his weight' behind efforts to get information about Guy's fate; PMO: 'Mission to find and return Guy Hever home continues at all times.'
Attila Somfalvi, Alexandra Lukash 15:34 , 17.08.17
District court also orders rabbi to pay NIS 250,000 fine; he was found guilty of issuing false Torah education certificates to members of the security forces, making them eligible for pay raises.
Yael Friedson 13:08 , 17.08.17
Military court extends the remand of Omar al-Abed, who murdered three members of the Salomon family after infiltrating their home; prosecution reveals he's also suspected of conspiring to commit a crime and incitement.
Elisha Ben-Kimon 12:22 , 17.08.17
Director of the Government Press Office says Elias Karram will lose his credentials over comments made to Arab television channel indicating he actively sides with the Palestinian people in his work as a reporter.
Reuters 23:00 , 16.08.17
'There is great value in opening rabbinic courts for women to serve in administrative roles,' says ret. Judge Rubenstein, returning to rule on case that began before his retirement; 'Expanding the variety of people serving in key roles will create a framework more responsive,' says MK Lavie, a prominent voice for Orthodox feminism who has pushed for move.
Andrew Friedman/TPS 19:12 , 16.08.17
At a briefing for reporters, Hamas Leader in Gaza Yahya Sinwar says 'Hamas is not aiming for a confrontation' but warns Israel against 'stupid measures': 'We have the ability to respond,' adds Sinwar, stating that Hamas's current strength surpasses its power during Protective Edge.
Elior Levy 17:44 , 16.08.17
Udi Neta arrested in connection with the investigation against billionaire Benny Steinmetz and four other businessmen suspected of bribery and money laundering, among other things; his remand was extended until Friday.
Eli Senyor 16:20 , 16.08.17
A young lawyer named Mordechai Beham was tasked with wording the first draft of the Declaration of Independence in 1948; after learning his sons wanted to auction the drafts off to a public institution, the State of Israel sued, requesting the drafts be entrusted to the State Archives; court rejects state's suit.
Lital Dobrovitzky 12:41 , 16.08.17
Studies in the military show new recruits prefer a meaningful service close to home, for example in technological units; no indication Elor Azaria case had any impact on motivation, as demand for Kfir Brigade breaks new records; despite drop noted in last three recruitment cycles, IDF able to fill its ranks.
Yossi Yehoshua 10:34 , 16.08.17
Inter-ministerial committee recently recommended the export of cannabis abroad; Public Security Minister Erdan opposes the committee's recommendations, warning that the country is unprepared to handle the ramifications of the export of this 'dangerous drug.'
Eli Senyor, Gad Lior 23:58 , 15.08.17
Party takes down online registration form and blocks options to join up via phone, email or fax as well, forcing activists to arrive in person to Likud offices; New Likudniks: 'We're not planning a coup, nor are we a fifth column. We are here to bring back the Likud's values of old.'
Yuval Karni 22:07 , 15.08.17
Tzipi Yaakobiyan, who was left paralyzed after a terrorist stabbed her in the neck, needs the money to help buy an accessible home that meets her medical needs; 'Every shekel that adds up is a shekel that will help us,' she says.
Yael Friedson 20:30 , 15.08.17
Technion in Haifa remains in list of top 100 universities, but drops from 69 to 93, while the Hebrew University drops out of the top 100 for the first time since 2003; Technion president, Hebrew U calls on the government to invest in Israeli research.
Shahar Hay 18:53 , 15.08.17
Two months after the cancellation of the Western Wall egalitarian area plan, the battle for joint prayer is renewed; Conservative and Reform movements are planning to arrive at the kotel, hold a prayer service, read from Torah scrolls and blow the shofar.
Amihai Attali 15:14 , 15.08.17
We all read about BDS every week. We know in general that it involves a boycott of the state and the products we produce, they call us an apartheid state, but we don't necessarily know everything. Here are a few more things that perhaps you don't know, but ought to.
Ynetnews 14:23 , 15.08.17
Shin Bet and police forces uncover a Hamas payment network that provided financial assistance to the families of convicted terrorists, including the mother of a terrorist who carried out the kidnapping and murder of Sgt. Nachshon Wachsman in 1994; security forces raid homes of families, seize NIS 100,000 in cash.
Yoav Zitun and Yishai Porat 10:46 , 15.08.17
Michal Salomon and her 3 elder children—whose father Elad, grandfather Yosef and aunt Haya were murdered by a Palestinian terrorist in Halamish last month—joined other kids who were hurt or lost loved ones in terror attacks for a fun activity organized by ZAKA Israel; 'It's a shame dad wasn't with us, because he would have enjoyed it a lot,' says 9-year-old Reut Salomon.
Yishai Porat 23:49 , 14.08.17
A 58-year-old Israeli arrested while attempting to board a flight to Tel Aviv after Russian customs officials discovered over $230,000 worth of diamonds in his possession; suspect claims stones were gifts for family members.
Itamar Eichner 22:47 , 14.08.17
Maj. Gen. Amikam Norkin officially assumes command of the Israeli Air Force in a ceremony held at the Tel Nof Airbase; Norkin replaces Maj. Gen. Amir Eshel, who is retiring from the IDF after 40 years of service.
Yoav Zitun 20:43 , 14.08.17
Benny Steinmetz, who is suspected of bribery and money laundering, slams Israeli government for behaving in a 'totalitarian' and 'dictatorial' manner, while also accusing Hungarian billionaire George Soros for targeting him and other suspects in the case.
Itay Blumenthal 18:21 , 14.08.17
A month after the shooting attack that claimed the lives of two Israeli police at the Temple Mount, Palestinian children 'shoot' at Israeli patrolmen at the holy site, with the adults around them not only doing nothing to stop them, but rather encouraging them.
Elior Levy 17:20 , 14.08.17
Billionaire Steinmetz, Bezeq Chairman Granot among those arrested on suspicion of bribery and money launderingAn international investigation involving the FBI and Swiss police leads to arrests of 5 people involved in the affair, among them business magnate Beny Steinmetz and Bezeq telecommunications company Chairman David Granot.
Eli Senyor & News Agencies 14:40 , 14.08.17
Already a suspect for baby trafficking, Haredi businessman Haim Aharon Yosefi reveals to Yedioth Ahronoth undercover journalist how he issues military service exemptions through psychiatrists who work with the IDF; despite being arrested on the matter less than a year ago, Yosefi declares: "They did not put any restrictions on me, I continue to do everything."
Ariella Shternbach and Yehuda Shohat 12:46 , 14.08.17
Ynet and Yedioth Ahronoth investigate allegations against Haim Aharon Yosefi, a well-known figure in the Haredi world, for taking young, pregnant Haredi woman from Israel to the US to give birth before giving the child away in an 'adoption' arrangement for a fee; ‘If I tell you who I'm connected to, it'll blow your mind,’ he tells undercover journalist.
Ariella Sternbach and Yehuda Shohat 23:45 , 13.08.17
Continuing their struggle to raise disability benefits to equal minimum wage, some 15 protesters block northbound road near Ashdod, with four of them arrested after attacking policemen at the scene, as Prime Minister Netanyahu is expected to arrive to the city to sign roof agreement.
Amir Alon 23:45 , 13.08.17
'ISIS going out, Iran coming in,' the prime minister says, summarizing a briefing by Mossad Director Yossi Cohen, who told ministers earlier in the day Tehran was expanding its influence both directly through Iranian forces and via local proxies in Lebanon, Iraq, Syria and Yemen.
Matan Tzuri 21:13 , 13.08.17
Claiming Hezbollah was 'not a terror organization, but rather a force fighting against terrorism,' Nasrallah says Israel puts its hope on Trump administration because it 'knows it cannot achieve its goals and eliminate the resistance with a military conflict.'
Roi Kais 20:08 , 13.08.17
Head of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission asks to set emergency regulations that would allow issuing restraining orders forcing the striking researchers to return to work in an effort to avoid damage to state interests; as talks with workers continue, IAEC head says their financial claims are unjustified.
Moran Azulay 18:42 , 13.08.17
Senior Shin Bet commander Meir Ben-Shabbat appointed national security advisor; 'Meir has rich experience in protecting Israel's security, in the Shin Bet, including his recent post as head of the southern district, and he carried out all of his duties with distinction,' Netanyahu says.
Yael Friedson, Moran Azulay 17:23 , 13.08.17
President Reuven Rivlin rejects request by convicted rapist and former Israeli president Moshe Katsav to rescind conditions imposed by the Israel Prison Service's parole board upon his release, including an evening curfew and a prohibition on international travel.
Moran Azulay 15:27 , 13.08.17
As patience wears thin with government decision to freeze construction work on new settlement of Amichai, and a seeming refusal among government ministries to take responsibility, former Amona residents point finger squarely at Netanyahu; pledge to erect tents on designated plot until work resumes; 'It is cruel to demand of us that we continue to wait.'
Elisha Ben Kimon 11:24 , 13.08.17
Patriarch Theophilos III says church will appeal Israeli court decision that approved sale of church properties to Jewish companies; sales conducted by previous patriarch without approval, leading to his deposition and brief imprisonment.
Associated Press 08:42 , 13.08.17
Protesters calling on Attornney General Avichai Mandelblit to stop stalling on police investigations against PM Netanyahu face Likud supporters in Petah Tikva, but are joined by demonstrators in 16 other cities.
Raanan Ben-Zur, Shahar Hay 21:11 , 12.08.17
Israeli lightly wounded in terror attack in Jerusalem's Old City; female terrorist neutralized by Border Police without injury; victim taken to the Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Mount Scopus in light condition.
Ynet reporters, TPS 20:24 , 12.08.17
Study follows public outcry and protests over state's response to High Court saying it would not allow same-sex couples to adopt; poll also finds 74% think main criterion for adoption should be child's best interests, rather than type of family seeking to adopt.
Adir Yanko 19:36 , 12.08.17
Dr. Alejandro Roisentul, who made aliyah almost 30 years ago, was honored by the Buenos Aires City Legislature for his work at the Ziv Medical Center in Safed with wounded Syrians; 'My dream is for the children of the Syrian wounded I treat to one day be able to play with my own children in peace,' he says.
Itamar Eichner 18:13 , 12.08.17
The organization, which includes 35 member states from Latin America, Central America, the Caribbean, Canada and the US, will cooperate with Israel in fields of innovation, cyber defense, water management and crisis response.
Ilan Evyatar/TPS 17:36 , 12.08.17
US Pres. Trump is to send son-in-law Kushner and negotiator Greenblatt to the ME in near future to meet with regional leaders and discuss a 'path to substantive Israeli-Palestinian peace talks'; WH official relays Trump 'reaffirms peace between Israeli and Palestinians can only be negotiated directly between the two parties.'
Reuters 22:38 , 11.08.17
Yisrael Kristal, a Holocaust survivor one month shy of his 114th birthday, has passed away; Kristal was recognized as the oldest man in the world; 'I got a great father who gave me a lot of confidence and strength,' says Kristal's daughter.
Ahiya Raved 20:11 , 11.08.17
The family of Maj. Dudi Zohar, killed on Monday in a helicopter accident, demand to investigate incident openly; Lt. A., who was seriously injured in the accident, is the nephew of Zohar's best friend and fellow pilot who died in another aerial crash 14 years ago.
Lior El-Hai 18:16 , 11.08.17
Following pro-Netanyahu rally, MK Bitan plans on organizing weekly demonstrations against anti-corruption rallies held next to the AG's house in Petach Tikvah; polls published Thursday find that Netanyahu's speech did not convince the public.
Yuval Karni and Itamar Eichner 16:15 , 11.08.17
The plan will be similar to Birthright programs and will be sponsored by the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs to bring parents and families of lone soldiers to Israel to visit their loved ones serving in the IDF.
Amichai Attali 14:58 , 11.08.17
Dozens of respondents say the absence of a basic high school education prevented them from integrating into the labor force and earning a decent living; nonetheless, court rules that claim is obsolete due to statute of limitations, and proceeds to order petitioners pay court expenses.
Kobi Nachshoni 23:47 , 10.08.17
President Rivlin and Tel Aviv-Jaffa Mayor Huldai meet at the LGBT Center at Meir Garden with gay community leaders; 'You are an inseparable part of Israeli society,' says Rivlin, as Huldai streeses the importance of pro-LGBT action and legislation.
Itai Blumenthal and Itamar Eichner 22:00 , 10.08.17
Military wing of terrorist group Hamas presents political leadership with dramatic proposal that would create governmental vacuum in Gaza Strip; according to proposal, Hamas will relinquish civilian control, thereby ruling through military rule alone; proposal's goal seemingly to pressure PA Pres. Abbas to lift sanctions and avoid military escalation.
Elior Levy and Roi Kais 19:03 , 10.08.17
Tensions rose between Druze and Muslim communities following the killing of Druze policemen, Staff Sgt. Maj. Ha'il Satawi and Staff Sgt. Maj. Kamil Shnaan, at Temple Mt. terrorist attack; however, the situation has since calmed down, with murdered policemen's relatives stressing, 'They were murdered due to political, and not ethnic motivations.'
Ynet 17:43 , 10.08.17
After IDF announces intentions to step up pace of subterranean barrier across Gaza border in effort to block Hamas infiltration into Israel, residents welcome ‘increased sense of security’ but yearn for long-term peace; ‘It’s a military solution, but not one to the problem in Gaza’ caused by Hamas, says resident.
Matan Tzuri 16:11 , 10.08.17
Court mitigates punishment of 14-year-old terrorist from 12 years to 9.5, citing positive report by the probation service on the progress of his rehabilitation process; terrorist seriously wounded a 13-year-old Israeli teen and a 21-year-old Israeli man in stabbing attack in Pisgat Ze'ev.
Telem Yahav 13:39 , 10.08.17
Neda Amin, who fled Iran in 2014, was expelled from Turkey because she was writing for an Israeli news website; Interior Minister Deri approved a special tourist visa to allow her to enter Israel and seek asylum.
Andrew Friedman/TPS 11:56 , 10.08.17
Netanyahu's efforts to paint the investigations against him as political persecution by law enforcement authorities met with criticism and calls to resign and go to elections from former PM Barak, Labor leader Gabbay and Yesh Atid leader Lapid, among others.
Moran Azulay 11:37 , 10.08.17
Israeli military accelerates project as it collects intelligence showing Hamas is in the midst of digging two tunnels in residential areas in northern Gaza just 1km from Israel; 'We will turn the tunnels into a death trap.'
Yoav Zitun 10:29 , 10.08.17
Homes of Bra’a Saleh and Usama Atta, who killed 1st. Sgt. Hadas Malka in Jerusalem attack, were demolished, while home of Adel Ankush, who also took part in the attack, was sealed off; Silwad home of Malik Hamad, who killed IDF soldier Sgt. Elhai Taharlev in a vehicular attack at the Ofra Junction, was also demolished.
Yoav Zitun, Liad Osmo 10:18 , 10.08.17
Hamdan Timraz, a Palestinian official with UNDSS, is released by Israel after being arrested by the Shin Bet for security-related offenses; UN kept abreast of Timraz's detention by Israeli authorities.
Elior Levy 22:49 , 09.08.17