A recently released video of the attack shows the terrorist trying to stab a police officer, while the officer was looking at his phone. The assailant was soon killed by the police; A policewoman is suffering from anxiety as a result; Last week, police officers arrested a 26-year-old terrorist from Hebron after he tried to stab civilians in Jerusalem's Old City.
Yishai Porat 23:27 , 17.08.18
Is this the 'smoking gun' the case 4000's investigators have? The PM and Bezeq owner met at his residence in Jerusalem ahead of an important meeting at the Cable and Satellite Council; State's witness Nir Hefetz coordinated the meeting; Police has evidence that the two discussed the merger; Netanyahu said that the case has completely fallen apart, the police think otherwise.
Eli Senyor 22:57 , 17.08.18
Clashes at the Gaza Strip when a ceasefire deal is on the horizon: IDF kills two Palestinians in demonstrations on the Gaza border fence, hundreds of demonstrators near the fence, fire erupt in the Gaza vicinity; Deputy Hamas leader: 'I support quiet in the area so that our people will live in dignity and we will be able to continue our fight.'
Raanan Ben Zur, Matan Tzuri, Yoav Ziton, and Elior Levy 21:13 , 17.08.18
The prime minister's office issues a statement saying that Bezeq-Walla corruption affair, also known as case 4000, is falling apart because Netanyahu never received positive media coverage from Wall. The statement was issued following Netanyahu's questioning by police on Friday morning;' The facts prove, unequivocally, that Netanyahu's coverage in Walla remained negative.'
Eli Senyor, Itamar Eichner 17:30 , 17.08.18
42-year-old Hava Roizin was killed on Thursday evening after a man in his 60 ran her over and fled before turning himself in to the Palestinian police in what IDF, Shin Bet say was likely a car accident, not a terror attack.
Elisha Ben kimon 09:07 , 17.08.18
US official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, is cited in Bloomberg as saying that the two leaders agreed in their July discussions during a summit in Helsinki that Tehran's forces should leave the war-torn country, but Putin expressed reservations about the feasibility of forcing them to vacate the territory; disputes over the Golan Heights also said to be a major talking point.
Ynet 08:36 , 17.08.18
Woman in her 40s hit by what is reported to be a Palestinian taxi near an outpost in the West Bank; driver flees the scene, later turns himself in to Palestinian police in Nablus.
Elisha Ben Kimon, Yoav Zitun, Eli Senyor 22:57 , 16.08.18
32 Israelis contract leptospirosis after swimming in streams in the Golan Heights; ministry finds high levels of fecal E. coli bacteria in Zaki, Mesushim and Yehudiya streams, barring the public from entering them as well as several other bodies of water.
Rotem Elizera, Gilad Carmeli 21:43 , 16.08.18
Alan Levit, who immigrated to Israel in 1991, is suspected of robbing and murdering a man in Minsk in 1993; German authorities arrest him in Frankfurt due to Interpol arrest warrant; lawyer tries to bring him back to Israel to face trial, where he won't face capital punishment.
Gilad Morag 21:09 , 16.08.18
Col. Yigal Ben-Ami, the commander of the IDF's headquarters in Tel Aviv, is suspected of making personal use of vehicles meant for major generals and receiving benefits from contractors carrying out renovations at the base; he denies the charges.
Yoav Zitun 20:36 , 16.08.18
According to the State Comptroller's report, the murder rate in the Arab sector is 2.5 times higher than the general population, and the frequency of shooting offenses is 17.5 times higher than in the Jewish sector; The report details various police failures, manpower problem, and Arab Israelis' lack of trust in the police.
Yaron Drukman 19:21 , 16.08.18
The head of Egyptian intelligence, Abbas Kamel, visited Israel as a guest of National Security Advisor Meir Ben-Shabbat. He met in Tel Aviv with Prime Minister Netanyahu and Shin Bet Director Argaman to discuss long-term ceasefire deal with Hamas.
Itamar Eichner 19:08 , 16.08.18
Col. (res.) Liron Libman says the rigorous military investigation into the events of August 1, 2014, when over 70 non-combatant Palestinians were killed, meets international expectations of a serious probe into alleged war crimes. However, there's no guarantee there won't be international charges brought against Israeli military and political leaders.
Alexandra Lukash 18:05 , 16.08.18
Defense Minister Lieberman says he is unable to announce his two candidates for the position due to pending petitions filed against appointing committee members, whose relationships with PM have been brought into question.
Yoav Zitun 17:15 , 16.08.18
IDF says no criminal investigation will be launched against battalion commander after initial probe shows he was trying to prevent three Givati cooks from abandoning their posts in the West Bank and returning home for the weekend, leaving combat soldiers without hot food.
Yoav Zitun 15:03 , 16.08.18
Hezbollah-affiliated Al Mayadeen news channel says that current negotiations for anticipated ceasefire aimed at ending months of hostilities on the Gaza border will also include creation of a maritime route between the coastal enclave and Cyprus under Israeli supervision.
Elior Levy 12:13 , 16.08.18
São Paulo samba school that originally agreed with Israeli consulate to hold parade marking 70th anniversary cites fears of Palestinian protests, scrapping months of preparation and large financial contributions.
Itamar Eichner 11:37 , 16.08.18
Al-Hayat newspaper reports that Abbas Kamel visited the city on Wednesday in a bid to flesh out the final details of an Egyptian-brokered long-term ceasefire with Hamas after months of daily skirmishes; Palestinian official says deal may be signed on Friday.
Daniel Salami 09:25 , 16.08.18
The Security Cabinet discusses the ceasefire currently observed between Hamas and Israel as well as a possible long-term arrangement with the terror group during a meeting attended by only a few ministers; Although the defense establishment believes Hamas is committed to cessation of hostilities, many Israeli officials remain skeptical; 'There is no arrangement. The other side is so unpredictable; no one knows what will happen.'
Itamar Eichner 01:09 , 16.08.18
Chief Military Advocate General finds no criminal wrongdoing in IDF forces' conduct in any of the fighting incidents during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, even those in which non-combatants were killed; also, no investigation to be launched into massive IDF bombardment in Rafah the day Hadar Goldin was killed and abducted.
Yoav Zitun 21:16 , 15.08.18
Beno Reinhorn, a 35-year-old father of two from Herzliya is suspected of sexually abusing over 140 girls; The suspect reportedly lured his victims through social networks; The police estimates the actual number of victims is much higher and urges those who have not come forward yet to urgently do so.
Gilad Morag, Ittai Shickman 19:27 , 15.08.18
Jerusalem's court of appeals recommends the expulsion of Eritreans lacking refugee status; 'Israeli citizens living near infiltrators are suffering, and there is no choice but to deport them directly to their country of origin, otherwise they should be given permanent status in Israel.'
Amir Alon 19:09 , 15.08.18
Five 14-17 year olds hospitalized on suspicion the caught the infection after kayaking tour, after infection previously only found in Golan area; alarm in Upper Galilee Regional Council over possible drop in tourism; Mey Eden water company halts production over irregular results in water sample.
Rotem Elizera, Ahiya Raved 15:02 , 15.08.18
26-year-old Palestinian from Hebron arrested in the Old City while carrying a knife and tear gas; he initially claimed he came to the capital to pray, but further investigation revealed he planned to stab Israeli civilians or security forces.
Yishai Porat 14:25 , 15.08.18
Family of fallen soldier being held by Hamas says special ministerial committee on POWs and MIAs hasn't convened since January 2017, demands discussion of the committee before signing any agreement with the terror group.
Raanan Ben Zur 11:39 , 15.08.18
Defense minister says Kerem Shalom crossing was reopened after 3 days without violent incidents on the border. 'The Gaza residents have something to gain when Israeli citizens enjoy quiet and security, and something to lose when this quiet is broken,' he tells them in special message.
Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri, Raanan Ben Zur 10:03 , 15.08.18
Iranian-American writer Reza Aslan says he was detained upon arriving in Israel from Jordan with his family, accusing the Shin Bet of using 'police state tactics' against him, threatening him: 'We can make it so you don’t see your kids for a long time.'
Itamar Eichner 09:37 , 15.08.18
In remarks broadcast on a big screen at an event dubbed 'July Victory of 2016' in Beirut marking 12 years since terror group's 'victory' against Israel in 2006 Second Lebanon War, Hezbollah secretary-general says Israel is 'deterred by the resistance', knows it will lose the next round of fighting and is responsible for the Syrian civil war which it caused in order to gain strength.
Daniel Salami and Liad Osmo 23:37 , 14.08.18
Findings from a recent study by Science and Global Security journal alleges Israel conducted a nuclear experiment in cooperation with South Africa over the Indian Ocean in 1979; conclusions say traces of radioactive substance found in sheep in the area underpin findings; 'Israel is the only country that had the technical capability and the political motivation to conduct such a discreet experiment,' says expert.
Ynet 22:39 , 14.08.18
Avichai Mandelblit’s decision comes after 1-hour detention of Peter Beinart upon landing in Israel sparked a minor uproar; legal officials says distinction has to be drawn between Shin Bet's authority to intervene in political and terror-related matters.
Tova Tzimuki 22:09 , 14.08.18
After defense minister announces decision to reopen Kerem Shalom border crossing and expand Gaza fishing zone if two-day lull in fighting continues, Bayit Yehudi leader says move constitutes 'prize in return for 130 days' of terror, adding it will only enable Hamas to rearm and become 'Hezbollah 2.'
Moran Azulay and Itamar Eichner 20:41 , 14.08.18
Local police question a high school student after he is caught on camera with his pants down at a memorial site at the former Nazi concentration camp; teenager, together with a friend who went along with the act, gets a fine and is sent home.
Roi Rubinstein and Adir Yanko 18:07 , 14.08.18
After refusal from Treasury to provide 12 million euro guarantee required by the European Broadcasting Union to host the singing competition, IPBC accepts compromise to take out loan from the bank, with the government deciding whether to provide indemnification in case the event is cancelled.
Moran Azulay, Ran Boker 16:27 , 14.08.18
After situation assessment with IDF chief, National Security Advisor, Shin Bet official and COGAT, defense minister announces that barring any new security incidents on the Gaza border, the Kerem Shalom will be reopened Wednesday at 9am.
Yoav Zitun 16:12 , 14.08.18
Suzanne Abu Ghanem, 39, posted pictures of Hamas terrorists on Facebook and Instagram, praising them and calling for violence: 'God forgive us for failing to do something about Al Aqsa. The time has come for a revolution.'
Yael Freidson 13:41 , 14.08.18
Israel Police determines Elor Azaria, convicted of manslaughter and imprisoned for shooting dead a seriously wounded terrorist, poses a danger to the public; furthermore, police intelligence found no security threat to his safety to justify need for firearm.
Eli Senyor and Yehonatan Bnaya 12:20 , 14.08.18
Israeli officials are rolling up their sleeves as Palestinians attempt to remove or suspend Israel from the United Nations over the contentious Nation-State Law, in a similar move to one imposed on Apartheid-era South Africa.
Itamar Eichner 11:06 , 14.08.18
As Defense Minister Lieberman is set to discuss easing Gaza restrictions after 2 days of quiet on border, Hamas officials hold talks in Cairo about ceasefire agreement, while PLO expected to convene Wednesday to discuss matter.
Elior Levy 10:18 , 14.08.18
Cpl. A., who suffered a serious back injury after jumping off a Hummer jeep during training, wakes up two weeks after injury; he underwent a series of operations at Tel Hashomer hospital, and has a long rehabilitation ahead.
Yossi Yehoshua 08:47 , 14.08.18
Defense minister set to discuss with IDF officials whether to open Kerem Shalom crossing and enlarge Gaza fishing perimeter as mortars and incendiary balloons cease to be fired on Israel in two-day respite following weeks of regular exchanges of fire.
Yoav Zitun 23:43 , 13.08.18
Health Ministry says 27 have been hospitalized so far after bathing in several popular Golan Heights streams said to contain bacterial infection; Nature and Parks Authority announces some parks have been closed, while others given the all clear.
Rotem Elizera and Ahiya Raved 22:55 , 13.08.18
The Intercept website claims to have seen a report produced by the IDF military police that concluded that the strike on a Gaza beach that caused an international outcry was due to an Israeli drone mistaking the kids for Hamas terrorists, and a failure by the operator to await further instructions after the death of the first boy.
Ynet 22:06 , 13.08.18
Foreign diplomatic official says the prime minister met with the Egyptian president in a clandestine tête-à-tête; Prime Minister's Office declines to confirm or deny claim, but Palestinian official says talks, dubbed 'quiet on condition of quiet', were held in Cairo, where PM stayed for a few hours before flying back to Israel.
Itamar Eichner 20:15 , 13.08.18
Day after Channel 2 reports that families of fallen soldiers wrote to defense minister insisting that Maj. Gen. Yair Golan was not fit for the role due to string of 'outrageous' comments, IDF scolds attempts to ‘besmirch his good name.’ Lieberman says it will have 'no influence' on final outcome.
Yoav Zitun 18:00 , 13.08.18
Yechiel Isakov is revealed to be a former employee fired by an Israeli company known for selling cyber-arms who is charged with stealing intellectual property and trying to sell it for $50 million over the Darknet.
Gilad Morag 16:12 , 13.08.18
The former tourism minister is expected to be released next month after serving eight out of 15 months in prison following a conviction on corruption charges which include the breach of trust; More serious charges as as bribery and money laundering were dropped.
Gilad Morag, Ahiya Raved, Ronen Ben Tzur 15:47 , 13.08.18
The finance minister says the government has no intention of assisting the Israel Public Broadcast Corporation in funding the production of the Eurovision Song Contest; Kahlon: 'If the IPBC does not want to host it, the Eurovision will not happen.'
Moran Azulay, Alexandra Lukash 12:59 , 13.08.18
The bereaved father calls for the death penalty in a letter addressed to government ministers, which he intends to read in front of the judges; 'It must be the first in a series of steps that will change reality and give hope to the people of Israel'; Im Tirtzu's CEO: 'giving terrorists the death penalty is life-saving.'
Elisha Ben Kimon 10:37 , 13.08.18
Arab MK argues Palestinian flags at rally against Nation-State Law are not important compared to number of people coming to protest against the legislation; MK Ohana: 'futile efforts to change or annul the Nation-State Law have been further weakened by the Arab bear hug.'
Alexandra Lukash 23:44 , 12.08.18
Yachimovich reveals story of woman who served in Broshi's IDF battalion, saying he 'sexually harassed her on a regular basis and made her life miserable'; Broshi's recent harassment of MK Nahmias-Verbin, and his lawyer's attack on yet another complainant, led more women to come forward, the MK says.
Moran Azulay 18:45 , 12.08.18
During coalition leaders meeting, Netanyahu gives ultimatum to call elections within two weeks in event that government fails to swiftly resolve coalition dispute over conscripting Haredim into the IDF, which for months has divided the government.
Moran Azulay 16:11 , 12.08.18
Almost 2,000 people march in Tel Aviv commemorating nine years since the murders at the gay youth center that left two people, including a teenager, dead; protester says 'We need more LGBT members in key positions in government and military.’
Amir Alon 15:14 , 12.08.18
Speaking at weekly Cabinet meeting, PM says Israel will accept nothing less than a total cessation of hostilities with Hamas, promises goals to restore peace and quiet to southern border will be ‘achieved in full.’
Alexandra Lukash and Inbar Tvizer 14:38 , 12.08.18
Day after protesters wave Palestinian flag in Tel Aviv's Rabin square at mass demonstration against recently-passed law, PM says events prove 'it is clearer than ever' why legislation is necessary; minister says 'Rabin would be rolling in his grave' at PLO flags in square named after him.
Inbar Tvizer and Moran Azulay 13:54 , 12.08.18
Former MK Shachiv Shnaan, whose son was killed last year in a Jerusalem terror attack while on duty as a policeman, and Zionist Union MK Saleh Saed say waving flag at anti-Nationality Law protest was 'unnecessary defiance' and not in keeping with the demonstration main message of seeking equality in 'the strongest democracy in the world.'
Roi Rubinstein 12:16 , 12.08.18
As tens of thousands of Arabs and Jews flock to Rabin Square to attend demonstration against legislation where dozens waved Palestinian flags, some express disappointment at what they describe as an insufficient turnout; 'At least 200,000 should have turned up,’ says one Arab protester.
Hassan Shaalan and Shahar Hay 08:44 , 12.08.18
Thousands rally against the Nationality Law in Tel Aviv, demanding the legislation to be repealed; Despite a ban imposed by organizers on waving flags, many people were seen carrying Israeli and Palestinian flags; 'The law tries to delegitimize the Arab sector.'
Hassan Shaalan, Shahar Hay 20:25 , 11.08.18
Dozens of boats from Gaza head for an Israeli maritime border as part of the "March of Return" campaign; Organizers: it's a message to the Palestinian factions—we will not agree to any arrangement that will not lead to the lifting of Gaza blockade'; IDF naval forces fire warning shots to keep the boats away from the border.
Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy 18:34 , 11.08.18
Thousands expect to attend protest rally, which in addition to Arab citizens also includes a slew of left-wing organizations and parties; 'Our statement is clear: All citizens—all of them—are equal,' say participating organizations.
Hassan Shaalan 16:30 , 11.08.18
After boat flying Swedish flag tried to break the Gaza blockade, Swedish businessman Stefan Abrahamsson wants to show a different kind of Sweden, planning to sail to Israel on August 25 to show his support for the Jewish state.
Itamar Eichner 13:58 , 11.08.18
Palestinian paramedic and a 55-year-old man are killed amid clashes that erupted between the IDF and Palestinian protesters during the weekly 'March of Return' demonstrations along the border fence; IDF shells a Hamas outpost in northern Gaza in response to a grenade thrown at security forces; Iron Dome deployed in central Israel.
Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri, Elior Levy 09:14 , 11.08.18
Hundreds of crocodiles are stranded in an abandoned farm in Jordan Valley after entrepreneur who intended to sell them for their skin lost his business following a law passed in 2012 that prohibits sale of crocodiles for meat; Head of Jordan Valley Regional Council: 'I don't want to think of what will happen if a crocodile manages to escape and reaches the Jordan River.'
Associated Press 23:32 , 10.08.18
ClearSky cyber security company exposes plot by terror group which uses phony irremovable rocket alert app fraught with malware capable of taking almost complete control of phones, accessing camera, messages, locations and more.
Sagi Cohen 15:34 , 10.08.18
While end to hostilities has continued since Thursday evening, fears rise in Israel that brittle ceasefire could swiftly shatter after Hamas calls on Gaza residents to stage protests on border, risking yet another flare up.
Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri and Yoav Zitun 14:12 , 10.08.18
As residents of city hardest hit by rockets fired from Hamas-ruled strip are forced to scurry to bomb shelters multiple times in latest round of violence in past two days, frustration mounts over 'no quiet and no war' impasse hit by government; 'If the IDF decides to hit the strip, we can take it,' says resident.
Inbar Tvizer and Matan Tzuri 12:17 , 10.08.18
Some residents from one of the south's hardest-hit cities by Hamas rocket fire say they feel a sense of duty to continue their daily routine, while some argue media has blown dangers out of proportion, but as restaurants and pubs are still teeming with people, customers always make sure that a bomb shelter is never too far away.
Roi Rubinstein and Ilana Curiel 10:19 , 10.08.18
Following outgoing President Santos's surprise announcement that angered Jerusalem, Israeli Embassy in Colombia releases statement saying move goes against 'close and quality relationship' between the two allies.
Itamar Eichner and Reuters 08:57 , 10.08.18
Truce mediated by Egypt goes into effect at 10:45pm on Thursday evening, after 24 hours of hostilities, with nearly 200 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel and the IAF attacking over 150 targets in the strip; Gaza source confirms ceasefire, Israeli sources deny it.
Elior Levy, Itamar Eichner 23:14 , 09.08.18
When a rocket hit near Shalev Levi's house, wounding his father, he was quick on his feet, using a cloth to make him a tourniquet; 'It was a frightening experience,' Shalev says; Caroline Boniel, 5 months pregnant with twins, fell on her stomach while running for shelter, thankfully she and her babies are fine.
Ynet reporters 22:19 , 09.08.18
Home Front Command cancels all summer day camps and other educational activities in the Gaza border communities; various cultural events also postponed due to the incessant rocket fire from the strip.
Matan Tzuri and Ilana Curiel 20:21 , 09.08.18
In the most significant escalation along the southern border since the 2014 summer war, Hamas launches more than 100 rockets into Israeli territory since midnight; foreign worker seriously wounded in Eshkol from mortar shell; Security Cabinet to convene in evening.
Ynet reporters 19:10 , 09.08.18
IAF destroys Hamas tunnels, including two sea tunnels, in Thursday morning bombings; in overnight Wednesday strikes, fighter jets hit over 20 terror sites in military compounds and a Hamas training camp, killing one Hamas fighter, pregnant woman and her infant daughter.
Ynet reporters 18:40 , 09.08.18
Following the most significant escalation on the southern border since Operation Protective Edge, a senior Palestinian official said that terror groups in Gaza are ready to negotiate a ceasefire; Joint command center in Gaza: 'Factions of the resistance consider this round of escalation over as far as we are concerned.'
Reuters 12:44 , 09.08.18
At least 6 Israelis wounded as Gaza terrorists launch dozens of rockets, with Code Red alerts blaring throughout border area; Earlier, terrorists shoot at engineering equipment, tank shells Hamas position in response.
Ilana Curiel, Matan Tzuri 00:02 , 09.08.18
Parachute instructor Noa, daughter IDF's Operations Directorate, Maj. Gen. Aharon Haliva, and journalist Shira Margalit, was demonstrating an exercise when some 30 religious soldiers turned their heads; Hesder association: 'Their commanders ordered the behavior.'
Yoav Zitun 18:48 , 08.08.18
Palestinians were caught in the act damaging the Samaria archeological site and in possession of a metal detector and excavation equipment; court sentences them to 36 days in prison, 9 months suspended sentence, and gives them NIS 4,000 fine.
Yoav Zitun 15:39 , 08.08.18
MK Wael Younis of the Joint List resigns from Knesset as part of rotation agreement in his party, but Speaker Edelstein refuses to accept the resignation and sign the letter, written in Arabic, because he doesn't 'understand its contents.'
Moran Azulay 14:45 , 08.08.18
Public security minister says he doesn't believe a broad long-term ceasefire agreement can be reached, but allows there may be talks the ministers have yet to be briefed on; notes early elections inevitable after High Court only gave gov't 3 month extension to pass new IDF draft law.
Alexandra Lukash 14:30 , 08.08.18
While the legislature was holding a special meeting on the Nationality Law at the request of the opposition, protesters in the guest gallery hold up copies of the Declaration of Independence, with Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein calls the protest 'a disgrace.'
Shahar Hay, Moran Azulay 12:40 , 08.08.18
After initially planning to arrive in the spring and then postponing to the fall, Macron cancels planned November visit; Paris doesn't provide reason for cancellation, but it is likely tied to crisis the French president faces at home after his bodyguard was filmed assaulting protesters.
Itamar Eichner 10:54 , 08.08.18
Senior anonymous Hamas official expressed optimism regarding agreement with Israel to include: opening Rafah Crossing, easing conditions at Kerem Shalom, 5 year ceasefire between Israel, Hamas; return of the captives, complete end to incendiary kites, balloons.
Elior Levy 23:30 , 07.08.18
The High Court of Justice approves the request to postpone the legislation on a new draft law but grants the government only three additional months to enact the law; The decision will most likely result in a further rift within the current coalition and trigger early general elections.
Telem Yahav, Moran Azulay 22:18 , 07.08.18
The organization's leadership, which has been holding discussions since Friday on UN's plan for a long term ceasefire with Israel, is expected to leave for Cairo in order to issue its official response to the proposal; Meanwhile, Two Hamas members are killed by the IDF during a military exercise showcasing the terror group's fighting capabilities.
Elior Levy 18:07 , 07.08.18
'Disabled Black Panthers' picketed Ben Gurion airport's busy departures hall and exit road as part of effort to match allowance with minimum wage; 'Our struggle is for the whole Israeli society' they told frustrated passengers, drivers.
Amir Alon 17:57 , 07.08.18
High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens of Israel turns to EU foreign policy chief, UN secretary-general, demanding them to intervene and push for legislation's cancelation; Arab rights group Adalah petitions High Court against law.
Itay Blumenthal 15:24 , 07.08.18
Tehran regime used money from sanctions lifted under 2015 nuclear deal 'for terrorism and subversion all across the Middle East,' defense minister says, adding money goes to Quds Force in Syria, Hezbollah, Shiite militias in Iraq, Houthi militias in Yemen, Hamas and Islamic Jihad
Yoav Zitun 14:58 , 07.08.18
Hamas fighters open fire at Israeli soldiers on border in northern part of Gaza Strip, prompting retaliatory strike by the IDF, which killed two members of the Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigade; No Israeli troops hurt; Hamas vows Israel will 'pay the price.'
Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun, Matan Tzuri 14:28 , 07.08.18
Police are investigating suspicions the prime minister and the former Bezeq owner held a secret meeting at the PM's official residence ahead of a 2015 discussion at the Cable and Satellite Broadcasting Council about the merger between the telecommunications giant and the satellite TV company.
Eli Senyor 12:20 , 07.08.18
New York Times quotes Middle East intelligence source as saying the Israeli spy agency planted the bomb in Dr. Aziz Asber's car, killing him and his driver; Asber, according to the report, was working on turning Syrian missiles into precision-guided missiles.
Ynet 08:58 , 07.08.18
Mayor Kunik accused Deri of acting selectively for political purposes after minister invalidates municipal bylaws allowing certain businesses to operate on Shabbat; Kunik asserts Giv'atayim will remain free of religious coercion.
Itay Blumenthal 23:17 , 06.08.18
A campaign launched by the Bayit Yehudi party in Jerusalem shows three main candidates in the running to become the city's mayor wearing photoshopped Haredi attire and accompanied by a provocative slogan: 'While they are worried about their fate, only a Bayit Yehudi win will stop the influence of the ultra-Orthodox'; Campaign was apparently started in an attempt to deter the candidates from pandering to Haredi electorate; 'The reality of life proves that making Jerusalem more and more ultra-Orthodox keeps the Zionist and secular public away from it.'
Yael Freidson 21:26 , 06.08.18
Radical Jerusalem Faction organizes protest after Yeshiva student arrested for refusing to acknowledge draft notice, they insist on no cooperation with any draft law short of blanket exemption for Haredim.
Itay Blumenthal, Kobi Nachshoni 18:01 , 06.08.18
The condition of the IDF soldier injured last week remains critical after jumping into a bush without wearing a helmet; Parents of the unit's soldiers say 'It's inconceivable that the IDF punishes lower-ranking officers while ignoring the responsibility of high-ranking officers.'
Yoav Zitun 17:46 , 06.08.18