Visitors flock to the Hurshat Tal National Park, Caesarea, the Yarkon and Tel Afek National Park, and Ein Gedi, among many other sites in northern and central Israel to see the squill bloom and enjoy the warm day.
Gilad Carmeli 17:33 , 23.09.17
Soldiers not cleared to go home for holiday find dog lying on road near Gaza Strip border bleeding heavily; Dog provided with emergency medical care and evacuated to vet. hospital; Owner: 'This proves army's humanity, morality.'
Matan Tzuri 19:18 , 22.09.17
Israelis—joining 'Heroes for Life' mission in India dedicated to memory of Maj. Daniel Pomeranz who was killed in line of duty during Operation Protective Edge—volunteer in local school for two weeks, teaching pupils math, English and environmental studies while helping renovate it.
Itay Blumenthal, Mumbai 18:11 , 22.09.17
70,000 people visit Israel's national parks and gardens during Rosh Hashanah; Popular sites including Gan HaShlosha, Eilat's Coral Beach, Masada; 'Holiday spent more with family members than outdoors,' says Nature and Parks Authority spokesman.
Ilana Curiel, Ahiya Raved and Gilad Carmeli 22:04 , 21.09.17
Anti-terrorism squad, made up entirely of reservists residing in Eilat, holds training exercises once every few weeks to maintain operational edge; Current exercise lasted a week, simulated hostage rescue in local Eilat school.
Yoav Zitun 21:48 , 21.09.17
Home Front Command delegation includes 71 soldiers, officers specializing in construction and engineering, set to assist in logistical efforts; 'We'll stay as long as it takes,' says mission's commander; 11 dead when church collapses during baptism for two-month old girl.
Itamar Eichner and Yoav Zitun 19:53 , 21.09.17
Liza from Tiberias was busy cleaning for the holiday when her contractions started; little Daniel from Kiryat Shmona waited at grandma's house for his new sister; and Gali from Hadera's mother was supposed to host holiday dinner, but instead spent the holiday eve at her daughter's side in the hospital. These are the stories of the babies born on Rosh Hashanah.
Rotem Elizera 15:40 , 21.09.17
Israel Police representatives believe attack was done by criminals growing tired of noise Hasidim make as tens of thousands descend upon the Ukrainian city every year to make pilgrimage to the grave of Rebbe Nachman of Breslov.
Itamar Eichner 12:27 , 21.09.17
Record number of 29 countries, nine of them members of the Human Rights Council, retaliated against citizens communicating with the UN body; Israel finds itself in the company of Iran, China, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and others.
Reuters 10:59 , 21.09.17
As Israel gears up for Rosh Hashanah celebrations, Israel police deploy forces across the country while the IDF closes crossing to and from the Palestinian territories.
Raanan Ben Zur, Yoav Zitun and Rotem Elizera 21:47 , 20.09.17
After Netanyahu tells General Assembly he intends one day to visit Antarctica 'because I’ve heard penguins' enthusiastically support Israel, Iranian officials and civilians flood net with pictures lampooning the Israeli premier; ‘Even penguins in the south pole can’t bear the shame of support for the Israeli entity which murders children.’
Roi Kais 16:37 , 20.09.17
IDF awards citation to soldier for displaying ‘courage, determination, initiative, composure’ while neutralized a terrorist brutally massacring members of the Salomon family as they ate Shabbat dinner; father also receives certificate of appreciation.
Elisha Ben Kimon 14:08 , 20.09.17
US secretary of state declares clause in Iranian nuclear deal allowing for incremental lifting of restrictions on Tehran needs erasing if US is to remain a signatory; 'provisions simply is not a sensible way forward. It's kicking can down the road.'
Reuters and Ynet 10:46 , 20.09.17
Addressing the UN General Assembly one hour after Netanyahu delivers remarks lauding him as a 'courageous' leader, Egyptian president tells Israelis 1979 peace treaty can be repeated, calls on Palestinians to accept coexistence.
Itamar Eichner and Elior Levy 09:27 , 20.09.17
Hamas disbands its shadow government in Gaza, urging Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to end the sanctions on the Strip and inviting him to resume his control over it; meanwhile, majority of Palestinians believe Abbas should resign and express doubt on US efforts in the region.
AP, Reuters 23:41 , 19.09.17
After being forced to resign from the Knesset after he attended his gay nephew's wedding, former MK Yigal Guetta (Shas) notes he holds no grudges and does not regret his actions, only apologizing to the citizens of Israel for failing to promote important bipartisan issues.
Moran Azulay 23:41 , 19.09.17
PM tells General Assembly ‘Iranian curtain is spreading across the Middle East’; vows Israel will ‘defend itself with the full force of our arms and full power of our conviction;’ tells Iranian leader: ‘The light of Israel will never be extinguished.’
Ynetnews 22:57 , 19.09.17
Speaking at a southern IDF base as he overlooked a combined military drill with IDF chief Eisenkot, President Rivlin reiterates Israel 'has red lines' when it comes to Iran; thanks soldiers for protecting state, urges them to begin the new year without hate.
Itamar Eichner 21:28 , 19.09.17
Seven senators, including Bernie Sanders and Dianne Feinstein, implore PM in letter to renounce gov't position on Kotel agreement, conversion bill so as not to 'alienate committed Zionists'; Israel’s Conservative movement director accuses Netanyahu of ‘fraud’ for insisting he never canceled it, but ‘only suspended one article of it.’
Itamar Eichner 16:44 , 19.09.17
Group's members, sometimes known as 'Silwan Ghosts', were involved in multiple stone and firebomb throwing attacks and planned shooting attacks against Israeli vehicles and homes; their activities were financed and backed by elements in Gaza and Lebanon.
Yoav Zitun 15:15 , 19.09.17
Iranian-made intelligence collection UAV tries to infiltrate Israeli airspace through the Golan border, Patriot missile-defense system shoots it down over the buffer zone on the Israeli-Syrian border; Northern Command put on high alert.
Yoav Zitun, Ahiya Raved 14:02 , 19.09.17
Ministry's director-general plans to dissolve Division for Cultural and Scientific Affairs and re-delegate its responsibilities to the Media and Public Affairs Division; 'Putting cultural work under the public affairs division is a two-edged sword and could be to our detriment,' diplomats say; 'Change is only organizational,' ministry says.
Itamar Eichner 13:24 , 19.09.17
Students write date of their visit, name of their school and add a drawing of a Star of David onto a wall on Block 25 in Birkenau; 'We're trying to think of the best and most appropriate way to apologize,' says member of school delegation; school says will 'handle the matter with all due gravity.'
Shahar Hay 10:19 , 19.09.17
Jaroslaw Kaczynski, chief of the governing conservative Law and Justice party, says Israel owes its existence to 'power of spirit, power of the mind, determination and courage' of its people and denounces anti-Semitism as 'very dangerous.'
Associated Press 09:38 , 19.09.17
Document reveals Mrs. Netanyahu worked 60.1 monthly hours as child psychologist in 2016—less than half-time—with her position officially changing to third-time in September; most monthly hours were 99.25 in March and least were 21.25 in August.
Itamar Eichner 09:12 , 19.09.17
Israeli PM and Egyptian president meet in New York on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly to discuss efforts to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace process; PMO describes meeting as 'comprehensive,' dealing with 'problems in the region.'
Itamar Eichner, Roi Kias and Carrie Rubenstein 08:49 , 19.09.17
49 MKs vote in special discussion, initiated partly by opposition MK Shmuli, to move matter of increasing disability benefits to committee; 'This is moral, not economic issue. We won't be wiped out like bugs,' says disability protest leader; opposition MKs call struggle 'heroic', vow to solve it through legislation.
Amir Alon and Yael Friedson 23:06 , 18.09.17
MK Dudi Amsalem to present bill forbidding police or other 'investigating authority' to recommend indictment to prosecution, instead only delivering evidence of case without comment; current police protocol states press release on cases of public interest will comment on possible indictment recommendation.
Eli Senyor 22:42 , 18.09.17
The American base, located inside an existing Israel Air Force base, houses dozens of soldiers operating radar device alongside Israeli soldiers; opening ceremony is mostly symbolic, as US radar has been operational on site for a decade, using American civilians to operate it.
Yoav Zitun 21:48 , 18.09.17
In the 3rd meeting between the two leaders this year, Netanyahu addresses 'rolling back' nuclear deal he objected to from inception, advancing peace between Israel and Palestinians, Arab world in general.
Carrie Rubinstein, Itamar Eichner and News Agencies 21:32 , 18.09.17
Israel Atomic Energy Commission will pay plaintiffs, who developed cancer after working at Dimona reactor, NIS 78 million; deal reached despite not finding significantly higher cancer rates among reactor workers compared to general population.
Gilad Morag 19:52 , 18.09.17
Several families affected by Yemenite Children Affair demand reparations from government for unresolved disappearances and alleged kidnappings of their children, in addition to the hardship is has caused them.
Korin Elbaz Alush 18:29 , 18.09.17
Terrorists attacked two elderly Israeli women from behind with knives and an ax in May 2016 in the Jerusalem neighborhood as they walked on the Golden Promenade; third suspect who fled the scene before the attack sentenced to just over 2 years.
Ynet 17:15 , 18.09.17
Six months after instructing that women in mixed brigades carry 4 full magazines rather than 6, Brig. Gen. Mordechai Kahane announces decision to do away with demand that female soldiers clear an obstacle wall as part of physical assessments; ‘In two wars in Lebanon and Gaza I never saw a need to clear this kind of wall.’
Yossi Yehoshua 14:05 , 18.09.17
Col. Shai Siman-Tov was hit by a concrete beam from a collapsed tunnel during the 2014 Gaza war, but was able to return to service a little over a year later; 'Victory for me is to return to the army, to continue serving in the army, to wear uniforms,' Siman-Tov says upon receiving medal of honor.
Itay Blumenthal 12:34 , 18.09.17
Speaking day after footage emerges showing cops pushing, dragging, punching and kicking Haredi demonstrators protesting arrest of prominent draft dodger, Roni Alsheikh says violence unjustifiable, pledges 'price to be paid’ for any cop ‘who lost control;’ witness says 'I have never seen such cruelty by police.'
Eli Mendelbaum, Yishai Porat and Kobi Nachshoni 11:32 , 18.09.17
Captain Elgen M. Long, 91, is the last surviving crew member of Alaska Airlines who took part in the 1948-1950 campaign to secretly airlift some 47,000 Yemenite Jews to Israel to save the from rising anti-Semitic violence; last week, an event was held in his honor in New York.
Itamar Eichner 09:03 , 18.09.17
Father of Ahmad al-Aasem who recently went missing in Turkey accuses Israel of indifference to his whereabouts 'because he's an Arab'; denies any chance his son crossed into Syria; 'He wouldn’t move a meter without informing us.'
Hassan Shaalan and Itamar Eichner 23:56 , 17.09.17
As Netanyahu prepares to address UN General Assembly, Ambassador Danon says Israeli premier will urge world to prepare to confront Iran, call for altering nuclear deal; 'We're seriously concerned we may have Iranian forces in the Golan Heights, Iranian forces in Lebanon and in Syria.'
Carrie Rubinstein 21:38 , 17.09.17
Police arrest ultra-Orthodox demonstrators protesting against arrest of grandson of leader of anti-Zionist radical movement for draft-dodging: mobs hurl rocks and abuse at cops; clips show violent police action; teen hospitalized having sustained moderate head injuries.
Yishai Porat and Kobi Nachshoni 20:53 , 17.09.17
New army regulations to enter into force in November ban smoking on 56 bases, set disciplinary measures for smoking in public areas, delineate and limit smoking zones and prohibit commanders to smoke near subordinates; smoking during army service rose by 40%, Medical Corps report says.
Yoav Zitun 15:17 , 17.09.17
Journal—sold for nominal fee to grade school students—contains comic depicting 'beautiful captive woman' dilemma of Jewish soldier forcibly taking gentile bride at wartime; parents now returning journals to schools en-masse; journal's contents are 'unsuitable for children of that age group, outdated,' says one parent.
Tamar Trabelsi-Hadad 12:57 , 17.09.17
Event to be held September 27 will feature stories about Judea and Samaria, the Jordan Valley and the Golan Heights and the Jewish communities established there; slew of Israeli singers to perform at event.
Itamar Eichner 12:47 , 17.09.17
During discussion on petition by LGBT groups calling for equal adoption rights for same-sex couples, state promises to pass memorandum to adoption law by mid-2018; High Court recommends withdrawal of petition pursuant to legislative process; 'We'll continue closely monitoring matter,' says petitioners' attorney.
Yael Friedson 11:47 , 17.09.17
Jacobson, online credit payment mogul, behind payment to 3H Global, company founded by Ari Harow after leaving PMO's office; Jacobson said to have paid over NIS 500,000 for 'consulting' just two days after company was founded.
Eli Senyor 10:44 , 17.09.17
One judge expresses concern legislation allowing the Knesset to pass anew laws struck down by the court 'could lead to the court not being able to fulfill its role and serve as a final gatekeeper against the tyranny of the majority.'
Tova Tzimuki, Amihai Attali 10:41 , 17.09.17
Netanyahu to present Trump with Israel's position that nuclear deal with Iran must be cancelled or significantly changed, with harsher sanctions, increased supervision and commitment from Tehran to stop supporting Hezbollah and Hamas; PM to also present these demands during UN speech.
Itamar Eichner 09:33 , 17.09.17
After end of large-scale 10-day training exercise in northern Israel, top military command says IDF has opened an immeasurable gap in its capabilities compared to the Lebanese terror group and could defeat it in short order if war breaks out.
Yossi Yehoshua 18:51 , 16.09.17
After the state revealed that it buried 4 terrorists in secret in the Jordan Valley enemy combatants cemetery, Rina Ariel, the mother of 13-year-old Hallel Ariel, who was murdered last year in her sleep by one of them, expresses her rancor: 'I don't think the terrorists deserve it.'
Attila Somfalvi and Alexandra Lukash 16:10 , 16.09.17
An envelope with a threatening letter against Netanyahu and white powder arrives at consulate, prior to PM Netanyahu's arrival in New York City, where he is to speak before the United Nations General Assembly; Netanyahu is currently finishing up his tour of Latin America.
Ynet 22:32 , 15.09.17
Decision by former interior minister 11 years ago to revoke residency permits of 4 east Jerusalem Arabs after being elected to Palestinian parliament as Hamas reps struck down; judge says 'disloyalty' not grounds for revoking permits.
Yona Schnitzer/TPS 14:25 , 15.09.17
Bayit Yehudi duo unveil plan to enshrine a Basic Law designed to enable the Knesset and the government to enact legislation and decision despite vetoes imposed by courts; 'The high court's cancellation of laws is becoming normal and we are compelled to act,' says Bennett; Kahlon expected to stifle any proposal that risks encroaching on judiciary's authority.
Tova Tzimuki and Moran Azulay 13:14 , 15.09.17
Concluding in Mexico first ever trip by sitting Israeli premier to Latin America, Netanyahu asks President Enrique Pena Nieto for 'pardon' for the 'unpardonable lapse' as he seeks to deepen ties; extends invite to Israel to Nieto; 'Next year in Jerusalem.'
Reuters and Ynet 09:46 , 15.09.17
US administration is working to halt financial aid to Palestinians, over Palestinian Authority's long-standing practice of rewarding Palestinian terrorists who have killed Americans and Israelis; 'Peace can never take root in an environment where violence is tolerated, funded and even rewarded,' Trump reportedly told Abbas during their meeting in May.
Associated Press 23:31 , 14.09.17
After being imprisoned in Azerbaijan for months, Israeli blogger Lapshin is pardoned by Azerbaijani pres. supposedly after he tried to end his own life; Lapshin denies this, claiming he was abused and attacked while in jail.
Itamar Eichner 23:09 , 14.09.17
Former head of IDF Manpower Directorate Barbivai comments on recently unveiled benefit plan intended for combat soldiers, expressing both support and trepidation: 'We must not lose the discourse on values on the way to improving the standing of our soldiers.'
Yoav Zitun 23:00 , 14.09.17
Labor party approves new leader Gabbay's amendments to its constitution; Gabbay will be given power to appoint MKs, select which MKs to serve as committee heads and on which committees, and, if elected, pick the ministers of his government without party's approval.
Moran Azulay 22:31 , 14.09.17
Already carrying out hundreds of special operations a year, IDF asks political echelon to sign off on larger scope of operations; army additionally makes plans for an influx in Haredi recruitment, following recent HCJ decision.
Yoav Zitun 20:07 , 14.09.17
After ultra-Orthodox parties announce they will attempt to bypass HCJ ruling that annulled law exempting tens of thousands of Haredim from enlistment, Yesh Atid Leader Lapid threatens to 'flood the streets with protesters' and even alludes to breaking up gov't, should they succeed.
Alex Kolomoisky 19:02 , 14.09.17
Lobby for Judea and Samaria in Mexican parliament announced following visit of Mexican Social Encounter Party chairman to region; Dr. Hugo Eric Flores: 'demand of Israel to give up Samaria would lead to suicide.'
Elisha Ben Kimon 15:55 , 14.09.17
Just two days after leaving Prime Minister's Office and founding own consulting company, Ari Harow receives NIS 545,000 payment from Jewish businessman for supposed 'consulting' deposited to company's account; after failing to deliver, businessman asks for money back, claims it was a loan.
Eli Senyor 14:22 , 14.09.17
'Peres's patriotism required no enemy or occupation, just hope,' says former British PM Blair at memorial service commemorating one year since passing of former president and prime minister Shimon Peres.
Yael Freidson 13:32 , 14.09.17
Zvi Gur, who was sentenced to life plus 34 years for the kidnapping and murder of 8-year-old Oron Yarden in 1980, set to go free; State Attorney's Office, which objected the release, yet to decide whether to appeal decision.
Gilad Morag 13:16 , 14.09.17
Ultra-Orthodox soldiers denounce High Court's ruling striking amendment to law on Haredi conscription; 'trends were positive,' says Haredi officer, 'but HCJ is sabotaging it'; 'Those able to study should do so,' says Tzvika Gronich, former soldier. 'Everyone else can conscript.'
Itay Blumenthal 11:31 , 14.09.17
The prime minister visits Mexico City after diplomatic crisis early this year over his support of Trump's border wall plan; expected to sign several agreements there, including MOU on space, an aviation agreement, a communications agreement and a MASHAV cooperation agreement.
Itamar Eichner 10:49 , 14.09.17
With motivation to serve in combat roles continually decreasing, IDF announces new plan classifying combat soldiers according to proximity to enemy territory, engagement; 'spearhead' soldiers atop pyramid will receive increased wage, magnetic card for leisure activities, other bonuses.
Yoav Zitun and Yossi Yehoshua 10:04 , 14.09.17
Mayor Huldai publicly confronts Transportation Min. Katz on lack of public transportation in Tel Aviv on Shabbat; referring to Katz's plan to utilize shared taxis, Huldai says, 'taxis not enough, not operating trains on Shabbat is impossible.'
Itay Blumenthal 23:43 , 13.09.17
'The right to same-sex marriage—as opposed to the right of every person to love and choose how to live—is somewhat controversial in Israeli society,' writes Justice Rubinstein in verdict, explaining that a PSA in support of gay marriage might bring about an anti-gay rights PSA to be aired on the same platform; Court does allow references to speaking Arabic 'without fear.'
Telem Yahav 21:50 , 13.09.17
As IDF continues 11-day drill to bolster preparedness for war on Israel’s northern frontier, the navy simulates countering surprise attacks waged by Nasrallah's forces, envisioning scenarios involving jet skis and small motorboats carrying Hezbollah fighters, divers and suicide bombers.
Yoav Zitun 19:48 , 13.09.17
Four terrorists—Abed al-Hamid Abu Srour, Mohammed Taraireh, Mohammed Fakih and Brami Awartani—were buried in the Jordan Valley enemy combatants cemetery three months ago, state reveals for first time during High Court petition asking for return of their bodies.
Ynet Writers 18:10 , 13.09.17
Committee discussion entitled 'Women influence decision making?' postponed after new chairwoman discovers participation of attorney who acted as a spokesperson for B'Tselem; 'B’Tselem is an unworthy organization in my eyes.'
Yael Friedson 14:54 , 13.09.17
Addressing rumors he intends to announce his resignation as pressure mounts over a string of corruption probes, Netanyahu dismisses them as ‘nonsense,' says support for him and he wife ‘never been so strong.’
Moran Azulay and Itamar Eichner 13:05 , 13.09.17
Yigal Guetta says he attended nephew's wedding out of respect to his sister; his sister, Suzie Ben-Zvi, is shocked and angered by the reasons for her brother's decision: 'It's disgusting the other is not accepted in this country.'
Kobi Nachshoni, Moran Azulay, Adir Yanko 12:42 , 13.09.17
Only Naftali Bennett confirms participation in briefing about large-scale training exercise being held in northern Israel; 'This demonstrates lack of seriousness and lack of responsibility by the members of Cabinet,' says defense official.
Yossi Yehoshua 10:55 , 13.09.17
'Freedom of speech and higher education: the case of the academic boycott of Israel' conference kicks off in Dublin's Trinity College, including prominent BDS figures such as Steven Salaita, who called Israel supporters 'awful human beings'; three researchers wishing to present opposing point of view rejected from participating.
Shahar Hay 09:33 , 13.09.17
Report by Human Rights Watch urges banks not to provide loans and mortgages for construction in West Bank settlements; HRW further urges shareholders to 'ensure their business relationships do not contribute to or benefit from' human rights violations.
Associated Press 08:47 , 13.09.17
Speaking hours after Yair Golan tells security conference in Washington he doesn't consider Kurdish resistance movement PKK a terror organization, despite US designations as such, PM seeks to set the record straight: 'Israel objects to the PKK and considers it a terrorist organization.'
Moran Azulay 23:55 , 12.09.17
Senior Russian official reveals Moscow advised Assad not to respond to Israel's alleged attack on its state's Scientific Studies and Research Center, reassuring that if Iran increases its efforts to establish a foothold in the Golan, Russia will make sure to put a stop to it.
Ronen Bergman, Moscow 21:22 , 12.09.17
Yair Golan, no stranger to controversial remarks, tells Washington DC conference he doesn’t consider militant Kurdish organization PKK a terror group, despite US, EU classifications to the contrary.
Ynet News 20:41 , 12.09.17
In landslide ruling, 8 out of 9 judges order government to revise adjustment made two years ago to Conscription Law at the behest of ultra-Orthodox parties which drastically increased the number of temporary draft exemptions to Haredim; 'The law was unconstitutional, disproportionate, and harms equality,' judges rule.
Ynet writers 19:12 , 12.09.17
Hamas marks 12 years since the Gaza Disengagement and its subsequent rise to power, stating their ‘resistance’ to Israel remains the best solution; despite egregious humanitarian crisis in the strip and inhabitants' disillusionment with Hamas, Gazans face much of the same.
Elior Levy, Attila Somfalvi and Alexandra Lukash 17:27 , 12.09.17
'Every patient or resident that sees us says "Thank you Israel, you Israelis got here first." It's a great honor,' says Fernand Cohen-Tannoudji, the head of the delegation from Israeli organization Rescuers Without Borders to the island of Saint Martin.
Moshe Glantz 15:27 , 12.09.17
Scorched by fire and stained by water, a notebook in which Gil-Ad Shaer documented his final months, before he was taken and brutally murdered along with two other yeshiva students, presents a glimpse into his inner world, his faith and his joy of life.
Amira Lam 13:46 , 12.09.17
State witness Miki Ganor tells investigators about alleged irregularities in Steinitz's Likud primary campaign, tied to his former campaign manager and brother-in-law Gary Hakim and former Finance Ministry adviser Aviad Shai.
Eli Senyor 11:40 , 12.09.17
During the 11 days of the drill, tens of thousands of soldiers from the Ground Forces, the Air Force and the Navy simulate an infiltration of hundreds of Hezbollah fighters into Israel; 'Hezbollah has become semi-military, and that is its weak point,' says a senior officer.
Yoav Zitun 09:48 , 12.09.17
After months of infighting that led PA President Mahmoud Abbas to cut funds and slash salaries leaving Gaza in economic straits, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh says organization willing to hold reconciliation talks with the PA.
Associated Press 23:54 , 11.09.17
After Syria threatens repercussions following airstrike attributed to Israel the state's Scientific Studies and Research Center, Israel’s defense minister issues tough warning against following up on threats, warning Syria ‘not to test us, because we take threats seriously.’
Yoav Zitun and Roi Kais 23:52 , 11.09.17
As part of the prime minister’s visit to Buenos Aires, President Macri to announce transfer of 139,544 classified documents containing info on Argentina’s record with Hitler’s regime and government’s post-war harboring of Nazi war criminals.
Itamar Eichner 22:47 , 11.09.17
Kicking off 10-day 'historic visit' to Latin America, PM becomes the first serving Israeli premier to land in Buenos Aires, with his El Al plane being the first to land on its soil since the kidnapping of Adolf Eichmann; greeted by a welcoming ceremony, protestors hang pictures labelling him a war criminal, superimposing a Hitler-style moustache on a picture of his face.
Itamar Eichner 20:16 , 11.09.17
Refusing to elaborate on sources, Yisrael Katz tells security conference Syria's Assad ready to ink deal permitting Iranian military presence in his country including naval port and bases for Iran's air and ground forces, posing a long-term ‘danger and the threat against Israel.’
Reuters and AP 18:35 , 11.09.17
Award-winning Paris-based director Ziad Doueiri blasts critics accusing him of betraying Palestinian cause following his brief detention upon return to Lebanon from Israel where he filmed his new movie; ‘I struggled for the Palestinian cause before you were born.’
Associated Press 17:30 , 11.09.17
40-year-old Israeli blogger Alexander Lapshin pardoned by Azerbaijan Pres. Aliyev after being extradited on espionage, tresspassing charges, in addition to insulting the president; though Israel had tried to prevent his transfer to Azerbaijan, fearing a heavy prison sentence, Lapshin was given only 3 years, prior being pardoned.
Itamar Eichner 16:33 , 11.09.17