The military court sentences Hamza Faiz to 14 years in prison for attacking Nirit Zmora with a knife in October 2015 and seriously wounding her; three months earlier, the court convicted him of aggravated battery and not attempted murder; Zmora after sentencing: ' Jewish blood is not important.'
Elisha Ben Kimon 13:00 , 16.07.18
PM Netanyahu tells local authority leaders on Gaza border that Israel is in the midst of 'an ongoing fight' against Gaza terrorism; 'It's important that Hamas understands it is facing a steel wall, made up of a determined government, steadfast local leadership, Zionist communities and of course the IDF.'
Matan Tzuri 11:27 , 16.07.18
'A politician who seeks to gain at the expense of the IDF chief is the most disgusting thing,' the defense minister tells Ynet after Bennett clashed with Eisenkot during a Cabinet meeting over the IDF's reluctance to shoot at incendiary balloon flies; Bayit Yehudi: Lieberman is a weak minister.
Attila Somfalvi, Alexandra Lukash 11:06 , 16.07.18
Education minister believes all incendiary balloon and kite launchers should be fired upon, while the IDF chief cautions there are children and teenagers among them; 'It's against my operational and moral positions,' Eisenkot says.
Itamar Eichner 10:27 , 16.07.18
State news agency SANA accuses 'Zionist enemy' of returning in its 'desperate attempts to support defeated terror organizations' by attacking military outpost north of Al-Nayrab military airport; IDF remains silent.
Daniel Salami 09:10 , 16.07.18
Bayit Yehudi leader and PM agree to amend details of controversial article 7, which currently allows for excluding citizens from communities based on their nationality or religion; amended version sees Jewish community development ‘as a national value and will act to encourage and promote its establishment.'
Moran Azulay 22:44 , 15.07.18
During weekly Cabinet remarks, prime minister fails to elaborate on how army is expected to end the phenomenon plaguing south Israel as several fires break out in the region throughout the day; referencing weekend flare-up, Netanyahu says he hopes Hamas 'got the message; if not, they will get it later.'
Moran Azulay 21:22 , 15.07.18
Left-wing activist Ezra Nawi’s indictment says he gave Palestinian Preventive Security forces details on Palestinians involved in land sales in the southern Hebron hills; other charges reported by the police in the past are not included in the indictment.
Yael Friedson 20:27 , 15.07.18
IDF says extra anti-missile defense systems also deployed throughout southern Israel as region witnesses major flare-up with terror movements in the strip, with hundreds of rockets landing in southern Israel, and dozens of retaliatory airstrikes being carried out by the IAF: 'We're determined to continue to defend Israeli citizens and are ready for a variety of scenarios,' says IDF.
Yoav Zitun, Moran Azulay and Elior Levy 18:19 , 15.07.18
3 incendiary balloon cells attacked on Sunday, with IAF firing upon them directly rather than firing near them, but the majority of the 100 or so rockets and missiles fired at Gaza targets on Saturday was aimed at infrastructure, with the IAF avoiding attacks terror combatants as much as possible.
Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri 15:51 , 15.07.18
'How can you have a democratic process on an undemocratic bill?' MK Pnina Tamano-Shata wonders after MK Bezalel Smotrich seeks to add the word 'religious' to type of rights Jewish people have in Israel, while other MKs contend result of vote on one of the reservations.
Moran Azulay, Inbar Tvizer 14:14 , 15.07.18
Hours after a ceasefire between Hamas and Israel was announced, the leader of Hamas spoke at the funeral of two Palestinians killed in an IDF strike and vowed to continue the 'resistance' until the siege on Gaza is lifted; 'We will not give up on returning to all the land of Palestine'; Meanwhile, IAF aircraft attacks an incendiary balloons unit in the strip.
Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri 13:42 , 15.07.18
PM Netanyahu rejects reports ceasefire agreement between Israel and the Gaza terror factions includes only gradual reduction of incendiary balloons, while Defense Minister Lieberman adds: The IDF will not accept kites or rockets.
Inbar Tvizer, Moran Azulay, Matan Tzuri 11:40 , 15.07.18
Energy minister Steinitz says if situation gets worse, Israel will consider targeted killing of Hamas leaders, while Intelligence Minister Katz criticizes Defense Minister Lieberman for not putting 'the elimination of the Hamas regime in Gaza on the table since entering office.'
Ynet reporters 10:58 , 15.07.18
Hamas's urban warfare training facility in the al-Shati refugee camp, which is connected to the terror group's vast tunnel network, was meant to be used for public or government services for the Palestinians; aerial photos released by the IDF show destruction of Hamas battalion headquarters.
Yoav Zitun 09:03 , 15.07.18
After Hamas, Islamic Jihad say ceasefire reached with Israel following an escalation in the strip, Code Red rocket alert blares in border communities overnight, with rockets into the city of Sderot and the Regional Councils of Sha'ar HaNegev and Eshkol; Iron Dome intercepts one of the missiles.
Yoav Zitun 08:08 , 15.07.18
After over 200 rockets fired from Gaza at Israel and IDF attacks on dozens of terror targets in the strip, Hamas says regional and international mediation bore fruit, ending the current round of fighting; Israeli defense official: 'Only facts on the ground will dictate our response.'
Ynet reporters 22:50 , 14.07.18
Adnan Abu Hasna, who works for the UN Palestinian refugee agency in the strip, tells Ynet the coastal enclave 'is a big prison, there are no dreams, there is no stability'; he adds US aid cuts is making it difficult to provide Gazans with basic food products.
Alexandra Lukash 22:28 , 14.07.18
After a night of strikes and rockets, the IAF renews attacks across Gaza; over 200 rockets and mortar shells fired at Israel in retaliation since 1:30am, at least 27 intercepted; 2 Palestinians killed in strikes; Hamas confirms talks to stop escalation.
Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Matan Tzuri 22:13 , 14.07.18
IAF focusing attacks on Hamas infrastructure as 'they have no shortage of men, and it doesn't hurt them. They invest years of work and millions of dollars into every tunnel. This is an effort that goes down the drain.'
Yoav Zitun 20:36 , 14.07.18
In the wake of Israeli efforts to demolish Bedouin West Bank village of Khan al-Ahmar, and law deducting terrorists' salaries from funds to PA, Palestinians to convene PLO Executive Committee to 'discuss ways to confront the latest Israeli violations.'
The Media Line 11:19 , 14.07.18
After weekly demonstrations on the Gaza border fence in which an IDF major was moderately wounded, IDF attacks 2 terror tunnels and several Hamas posts in Gaza; Hamas retaliates by launching rocket and mortar shells barrages at southern Israel triggering multiple code red rocket-alerts sirens across Gaza border communities.
Matan Tzuri, Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy 08:23 , 14.07.18
During weekly 'March of Return' riots, Palestinians hurl grenade at IDF force in northern Gaza; troops respond with fire, hit identified; 15-year-old Othman Rami Halles killed by IDF fire in earlier incident.
Elior Levy, Yoav Zitun 22:06 , 13.07.18
After years of solely military use, first drone for security-related use certified to fly in civilian airspace, use commercial runways, and is equipped with collision-prevention sensors and advanced cameras, radar.
Yoav Zitun 11:34 , 13.07.18
Amid fears that 7-year-old Karim Jumhour, who was kidnapped Tuesday from Qalansawe in northern Israel, has been taken to the West Bank, Palestinian police say they have begun minor searches, but are hamstrung by lack of information.
Hassan Shaalan and Yoav Zitun 10:51 , 13.07.18
As the two leaders prepare to hold a summit in Helsinki next Monday, major talking point expected to revolve around removing Iranian and Hezbollah forces from near the Golan Heights and replacing them with Assad's soldiers, despite Israel's insistence that they be removed from Syria entirely.
Moran Azulay 08:26 , 13.07.18
After AG Mandelblit announced that law enforcement officials will not attend Knesset Internal Affairs Committee on Netanyahu allegations against top cop investigating him, Likud MKs Yoav Kish, Amir Ohana attack AG saying his actions are a disgrace to Knesset and public.
Moran Azulai, Yishai Porat 01:34 , 13.07.18
Netanyahu orders Foreign Affairs Ministry to summon EU Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giafret for a reprimand after he warned members of Likud the nationality bill 'stinks of racism' and 'could hurt Israel's standing' in the international community.
Moran Azulay 23:08 , 12.07.18
'Russia, too, is not fond of Iranian presence in Syria, and even Assad understands that the Iranians are exploiting him to promote their own interests in the area,' says high-ranking Israeli official following Netanyahu-Putin meeting.
Itamar Eichner 22:18 , 12.07.18
State rejects Khan al-Ahmar residents' claim their attempts to secure retroactive building permits had been ignored by zoning authorities, with court summoning both sides for a session by August 15, effectively putting the demolition on hold until then.
Reuters 21:14 , 12.07.18
Shouting match erupts between MKs Yael German and Avi Dichter over her comparison of the nationality bill to Polish silence in WWII; MK Jabarin: 'Bill should be titled Basic Law: Apartheid'; Jewish Agency Rep. expresses Diaspora's concerns with bill.
Inbar Tvizer 19:30 , 12.07.18
Government asks High Court for extension on draft bill amid Deputy Health Minister Litzman's fierce objection to it; if court doesn't approve extension, coalition heads agree to dissolve Knesset and call early elections.
Amihai Attali 18:50 , 12.07.18
Ahmed Nakib, the main suspect in the kidnapping of 7-year-old Karim Jumhour, denies ties to the kidapping and claims he doesn't know why he was arrested; criminals in Arab sector help police search for Karim: 'Kidnapping a child is crossing a red line.'
Eli Senyor, Hassan Shaalan 17:50 , 12.07.18
After failing to cancel a committee meeting on whether top cop who presided over Netanyahu family investigations was motivated by revenge, holding them responsible for career-wrecking sexual abuse allegations made against him, Mandelblit insists presence of police and other officials could 'harm the investigation.'
Tova Tzimuki and Moran Azulay 15:31 , 12.07.18
Knesset meeting to promote health in the Arab sector receives data showing immense gaps in health conditions and how it affects state’s budget; MK Ahmad Tibi urges investment in raising health awareness among the Arab population.
Amihai Attali 14:26 , 12.07.18
Defense minister says Israel should not 'engage with Israel's oppressors' after Irish Senate passes bill with overwhelming majority to criminalize Israeli imports from West Bank, setting Ireland on path to be first EU country to do so.
Moran Azulay 13:30 , 12.07.18
Putting end to more than 2 years under arrest, judge orders the unidentified minor, who was indicted for his involvement in a 2015 firebombing that claimed three Palestinian lives, to wear an electronic bracelet and not to leave Israel.
Gilad Morag 11:13 , 12.07.18
A Jerusalem court issues temporary confiscation order for 2 Norwegian ships planning to sail to Gaza; if they are intercepted and towed to an Israeli port, their value will be paid to terror victims families as compensation.
Yael Friedson 09:36 , 12.07.18
Day after UAV from Syria penetrates 10 kilometers into northern Israel, IDF says it attacked three targets, releasing footage showing the strikes in what Syrian media says were near Hader village in Quneitra province; 'The IDF holds the Syrian regime accountable for the actions carried out in its territory.'
Reuters 08:34 , 12.07.18
Mandelblit moves to cancel committee discussion regarding complaints against former top cop who headed investigations after PM’s lawyers said he was motivated by revenge. 'The session is likely to encroach into law enforcement jurisdiction.'
Tova Zimuki 22:52 , 11.07.18
Group of more than 40 sick mothers and children cross frontier on Golan Heights in pre-dawn hours of Wednesday as part of separate humanitarian effort to Operation Good Neighbor, known as Operation Doctor's Appointment; ‘We were afraid in the beginning to come (because we regarded Israelis) as Zionists and enemies. It’s the opposite.’
Reuters 22:08 , 11.07.18
During meeting in Moscow with the Russian president, Netanyahu says warning applies to violations 'both in the air and on land' after IDF fires Patriot missile at drone from Syria that infiltrated 10 km into Israel; talks take place before the two watch England and Croatia play in World Cup semi-final.
Moran Azulay 20:39 , 11.07.18
Rocket alert siren sounded across several communities in the Golan Heights after Patriot missile is launched to intercept drone that crosses from Syria and infiltrates Israel; IDF: 'We followed it and waited for the optimal conditions to intercept it.'
Ahiya Raved 18:54 , 11.07.18
PM heads to Moscow for ‘very important’ meeting with Putin where strikes, goals and battlefields will be focus of talks regarding northern frontier with Syria before the two leaders watch England and Croatia battle it out on the soccer field, hoping for plenty of strikes and goals in the World Cup semi-final.
Moran Azulay 18:14 , 11.07.18
For the first time in IDF history, soldiers from Haredi background, who left the religion, will be eligible for education benefits despite not being part of the Haredi IDF framework; 'There is no reason that people from the same cultural background and with similar educational gaps will not be eligible for the same benefits.'
Hassan Shaalan 13:47 , 11.07.18
A new study conducted by Taub Center shows Haredi sector received 20% of welfare associations' revenues operating in Israel from 2103-2016; Arabs mostly rely on religious organizations within their community for funding.
Amir Alon 12:10 , 11.07.18
During 5-hour investigation in case involving alleged quid pro quo deals with Walla news site, Netanyahu cited negative news coverage of his wife as proof no deal was ever struck; ‘My wife received favorable coverage? 75 percent of the articles are against her.'
Eli Senyor 10:06 , 11.07.18
Family attorneys tell AG former deputy commissioner Roni Ritman, who presided over corruption probes against PM and his wife, waged a personal vendetta against the couple, believing they ‘initiated sexual harassment complaint filed against him by a subordinate’ that led to his professional ruin.
Eli Senyor 22:41 , 10.07.18
Israel’s SpaceIL announces planned launch of unmanned craft for December this year and a moon touchdown on February 13, 2019, making Israel the 4th country to accomplish the landing; ‘The first step will be to put up an Israeli flag on the moon,' says SpaceIL’s CEO.
Yaron Drukman, Associated Press, and Reuters 20:32 , 10.07.18
After facing another round of interrogation in Bezeq-Walla Affair involving alleged illicit quid pro quo deals, statement on Netanyahu's behalf rebuffs all suspicions against him, denies he made deals in exchange for favorable news coverage and dismisses entire probe as 'unfounded.'
Eli Senyor and Moran Azulay 18:12 , 10.07.18
Following a series of tremors in northern Israel, authorities in the city begin upgrading old infrastructure and open hotlines for PTSD victims in preparation for a possible major earthquake; local residents say they are 'living on borrowed time.'
Roi Rubinstein 16:07 , 10.07.18
Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warns Iranian-Shiite militias against establishing terror infrastructure in the Golan Heights under the auspices of the Syrian regime, adding Israel is 'ready to provide humanitarian aid, not ready to accept a single refugee into Israeli territory.'
Ahiya Raved 13:45 , 10.07.18
After his Council of Torah Sages instructed him to quit the government if no solution is found that would prevent the drafting of all ultra-Orthodox yeshiva students, the deputy health minister gives the state a week to get extension from High Court to resolve issue.
Moran Azulay 13:34 , 10.07.18
While PM Netanyahu seeks to pass the nationality bill into a law next week, President Reuven Rivlin sends a harsh letter criticizing article 7b of the legislation, saying it doesn't reflect the Zionist vision.
Moran Azulay 13:29 , 10.07.18
During Knesset committee discussion about the controversial legislation, Deputy AG Raz Nizri and Knesset legal advisor Eyal Yinon warn of the international repercussions to the legislation, particularly over article 7b, which allows the exclusion of citizens from cities and towns based on their nationality or religion.
Moran Azulay, Inbar Tvizer 12:24 , 10.07.18
State Comptroller's Report on local government finds major gaps in the availability of bomb shelters in non-Jewish sectors; only 11 out of 71 non-Jewish local authorities have public bomb shelters; 127,000 students have no access to protected spaces in schools; 'urgent solution' required.
Yaron Drukman 11:07 , 10.07.18
Despite IDF's efforts, more than 100 days have passed since the kites and balloons terrorism began, causing massive damage to agricultural produce and destroying Israeli land; firefighting crews fight daily against the rampant blazes in the south.
Matan Tzuri 09:54 , 10.07.18
Gaza terror group says Israel is committing crimes against humanity following its announcement it is closing Gaza's main commercial crossing and limiting the strip's fishing zone as incendiary kites and balloons terrorism and protest on border continue; Israel will allow humanitarian aid to enter the strip.
Elior Levy 20:41 , 09.07.18
Hassen Chalghoumi, known for his criticism of Islamic fundamentalism, receives multiple death threats and is accused of becoming 'advocate for the Zionists' following his meeting with IDF Spokesman Brig. Gen. Ronen Manelis in Paris.
Daniel Salami 18:16 , 09.07.18
'The way Hamas is conducting itself, it could pay a heavier price than it did in Protective Edge,' the defense minister threatens as incendiary balloons and fires continue wreaking havoc in Israel; Netanyahu says Kerem Shalom crossing will be closed as punitive action.
Moran Azulay 16:03 , 09.07.18
Parents decry the fact commission of inquiry formed by Education and Defense ministries is about to complete its work without inviting any of them to give testimony; 'There is an entire system here that is simply criminal, irresponsible, and negligent,' accuses Sharon Sadan, Yael's mother.
Adir Yanko 12:58 , 09.07.18
As the controversial bill prepares for second and third readings at Knesset, changes made; while Hebrew will be declared as Israel's official language, the official state use of Arabic will be determined in separate legislation.
Moran Azulay 11:03 , 09.07.18
The Wall Street Journal quotes account by former North Korean diplomat, who said Pyongyang's ambassador to Sweden met with his Israeli counterpart in 1999, asking for cash money in return for stopping delivery of missiles to Israel's enemies.
Ynet 10:35 , 09.07.18
Professor Dina Porat, who accompanied the talks with Poland that resulted in the joint statement that partially expunged Polish complicity for Holocaust atrocities, says she did not act as Yad Vashem's chief historian, but was rather asked to give 'personal and discreet advice,' allowing that some parts can stand to be corrected.
Ynet 09:05 , 09.07.18
Agency announces change following protests by feminist activists bemoaning total exclusion of women from public images, including one of a Shabbat table that only includes men; 'exclusion of women from public sphere is unacceptable.'
Yael Friedson 21:31 , 08.07.18
Minister Uri Ariel and Likud party member Sharren Haskel visit holy site that has often triggered serious violence between Israelis and Palestinians, after Netanyahu reportedly lifts long-standing ban on Israeli Knesset members visiting the compound.
Reuters and Ynet 21:19 , 08.07.18
27-year-old Ebru Ozkan, arrested last month at Ben-Gurion Airport, is charged with unlawful associations, crimes against public order for Hamas and offenses of bringing enemy funds into the area, which include smuggling five bottles of perfume to launder money.
Itay Blumenthal 20:35 , 08.07.18
20 reserve troops return 'worthless' medals belonging to 400 recipients until remains of Hadar Goldin and Oron Shaul are returned to Israel; ‘The war is not over until the last soldier is returned home to his family,’ reads an open letter.
Inbar Tvizer 19:49 , 08.07.18
Prime Minister Netanyahu says IDF draft bill is at the top of the coalition's priorities, adding coalition heads set to meet to discuss matter; 'We will try to square the circle and bring this to an end as soon as possible,' he says.
Moran Azulay, Yael Friedson, Kobi Nachshoni 13:31 , 08.07.18
PM says objective of talks with Polish governments to cancel criminal articles in controversial Holocaust law was achieved; adds that 'I have listened to the comments from historians, including about things that were not included in the statement. I respect these comments.'
Yael Friedson, Moran Azulay 12:14 , 08.07.18
Husband slams into wife while zip-lining on their honeymoon in Honduras, with the husband killed and the wife seriously injured; woman undergoes 6-hour surgery in Honduras, flown to Florida hospital where she regains consciousness.
Roi Rubinstein 10:57 , 08.07.18
70 years after violent confrontation between the newly-formed IDF and the Etzel paramilitary groups, the prime minister declares Etzel fighters were 'acting in the benefit of the State of Israel.'
Havatzelet Damari 10:10 , 08.07.18
Jerusalem submits official protest to Warsaw over the decision to publish full-page ad in Israeli newspapers containing a bad Hebrew translation of the joint statement that was meant to end the crisis over the Holocaust law.
Itamar Eichner, Tamar Trabelsi-Hadad 09:06 , 08.07.18
Despite their disappointment with the cease-fire agreement mediated by Russia, thousands of uprooted families begin their way home to southern Syria, admitting defeat: 'Assad finished Daraa and with it— the revolution.'
Daniel Salami , Ahiya Raved 20:02 , 07.07.18
Zahadia Haniyeh, Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh's 38-year-old niece, suffered a gunshot wound to the stomach while taking part in Gaza border protests on Friday; Haniyeh: 'Palestinians will continue the marches despite the many wounded, until the land is purified of the filth of the occupation.'
Elior Levy 18:08 , 07.07.18
Two sources speaking with Politico confirm Israeli intelligence firm Black Cube's agents contacted NGOs associated with Jewish billionaire George Soros and recorded conversations with employees to undermine Soros before elections in Hungary; Hungary's government has yet to comment on the matter.
Ynet 15:20 , 07.07.18
Renata immigrated to Israel from Russia without her parents out of a sense of mission; After completing her combat service in the Border Police, she joined the Defense Ministry's checkpoint unit as an armed security guard, being the first woman to ever meet the requirements; now, she's 'waiting for more woman to join her.'
Elisha Ben Kimon 13:01 , 07.07.18
Explosive device goes off early near Karni crossing, wounding several Palestinian terrorists trying to hurl it at Israeli troops; Mohammed Abu Halima, 22, killed in clashes, with cause of death in dispute; IDF battles 3,000 Palestinians rioting near the border fence.
Elior Levy, Itay Blumenthal 22:07 , 06.07.18
New study unit will make it a requirement to teach Israeli students on trips to Poland about Poles' treatment of Jews before, during and after the Holocaust; 'We cannot possibly educate our children on distortions and lies,' education minister says.
Adir Yanko 20:13 , 06.07.18
Mortar shell—fired during fighting between President Assad's forces and Syrian rebels—lands in buffer zone between two countries; IDF stresses it has no desire to become involved in internal fighting but reiterates commitment to honor 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement.
Itay Blumethal, Daniel Salami 15:21 , 06.07.18
Following a series of tremors over the last few days, retired IDF Home Front colonel says Israeli residents should prepare for a major earthquake to rip through Israel from north to south; Local authorities in north say infrastructure in urgent need of an upgrade.
Itay Blumenthal, Ahiya Raved, Inbar Tvizer 12:11 , 06.07.18
Addressing the Iranian population for the second time in two weeks, defense minister expresses admiration for their willingness to protest in the streets and voice anger over economic travails caused by Tehran selling them out for terror movements; 'Take responsibility for your own destiny.'
Itay Blumenthal and Moran Azulay 10:29 , 06.07.18
National Insurance Institute expands criteria for recognizing citizens suffering from the disorder, arguing it can be triggered by cumulative shocks caused by witnessing and experiencing terror attacks, particularly in the south; victims will now be entitled to financial aid and mental support.
Amir Alon 08:54 , 06.07.18
As Syrian army continues its offensive on rebel-held areas near the Golan border, Israel signals it expects 1974 Separation of Forces Agreement to be honored; 'We must do everything to clarify to the Russians and the Assad government that we won't accept any armed presence in demilitarized areas,' says Minister Erdan.
Associated Press 23:41 , 05.07.18
In emotional video, Zehava Shaul urges Yahya Sinwar to propose deal to Israeli government that would see her son's return in exchange for humanitarian aid for Gaza and the release of Palestinian prisoners; 'I’m appealing to you so another violent conflict would be prevented. That’s the kind of deal every leader should strive for,' she says.
Ahiya Raved 23:41 , 05.07.18
'The truth cannot be denied, and we can't be forced not to tell the truth,' says one Holocaust survivor in protest of the agreement Israel and Poland reached; 'When I heard about this on the radio, I thought I wasn't hearing well. How can this be?' says another survivor.
Inbar Tvizer, Kobi Nachshoni 21:17 , 05.07.18
Gaza incendiary balloons and kites continue wreaking havoc in Israeli communities by strip's border, with at least 5 blazes breaking out as a result; in the Jerusalem hills, 25 firefighting crews and 10 air tankers battling massive conflagration.
Matan Tzuri and Yishai Porat 19:41 , 05.07.18
In special operation, the Mossad retrieved the wristwatch of Israel's spy in Damascus, Eli Cohen, who was caught by the Syrians and executed in 1965; watch was apparently sold to the Mossad by grandchildren of woman who kept it all these years.
Moran Azulay, Inbar Tvizer 18:00 , 05.07.18
For second day in a row, 3.2 tremor felt a little after 1pm; seismologist Dr. Ran Nof explains there is no cause for alarm, as earthquakes are not a rare phenomenon; as for danger earthquakes pose to buildings, he says it 'mainly depends on the building and its infrastructure.'
Alexandra Lukash, Attila Somfalvi 17:06 , 05.07.18
Jerusalem's Holocaust Memorial Museum debunks accuracy of joint statement published in Yedioth Ahronoth by Israeli and Polish prime ministers, which praises WWII Polish Government-in-Exile and 'heroic acts of numerous Poles'; museum says ‘highly problematic wording’ is fraught with historical inaccuracy, contradicts ‘decades of historical research.’
Moran Azulay 15:38 , 05.07.18
An employee fired by an Israeli company known for selling cyber-arms is charged with stealing intellectual property and trying to sell it for $50 million over the Darknet; NSO says no intellectual property or company materials were shared with any third party.
Reuters 14:31 , 05.07.18