Ambassador David Friedman told AIPAC that the US administration is sympathetic to Israeli security concerns therefore it ought to endorse administration’s peace proposal; Pointed out that Gaza paradigm failed.
Reuters 19:12 , 26.03.19
Iranian president: ‘The excessive demands of the Zionist regime and the wrong decisions of Washington necessitate closer cooperation among regional countries;’ Nasrallah: ‘Trump emboldened by Arab silence after US recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel.
Reuters, Daniel Salalmi 18:46 , 26.03.19
In satellite address from Tel Aviv, PM tells pro-Israel lobby that Jewish state is 'prepared to do a lot more' after a night of punishing airstrikes against Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Gaza in wake of devastating rocket strike on central Israel home
Associated Press, Ynet 16:35 , 26.03.19
Official says IDF given 'the last word'; remarks come shortly after Netanyahu lands in Israel from Washington; urgent security meeting to be convened within next hour
Itay Blumenthal, Itamar Eichner, Elior Levy 13:48 , 26.03.19
Washington's regional allies - Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Qatar and Kuwait - all issued statements reaffirming their position that Golan Heights belong to Syria after President Trump signed a decree recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the territory
Reuters 12:32 , 26.03.19
Some 30 rockets fired after truce announced by Palestinian officials was to due to take effect; IAF strikes hundreds of Hamas targets in Strip; Netanyahu to hold security meeting at Defense Ministry HQ after rushing back from US
Ynet, Reuters 08:38 , 26.03.19
Rockets were fired at Sderot long after a ceasefire was supposed to go into effect; IDF continued striking Hamas targets in Gaza; Earlier, militants fired heavy barrage after 9pm, Sderot home suffered direct hit, no injuries; Palestinian reports of Egyptian brokered ceasefire unconfirmed.
Matan Tzuri, Yoav Zitun, Elior Levy, Daniel Salami, AP 23:23 , 25.03.19
Before rushing back to deal with Gaza crisis, Netanyahu met with the president at White House, comparing him to Cyrus and Lord Balfour, for signing of declaration recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the strategic plateau.
Orly Azulay 19:39 , 25.03.19
This is just the start of broader operation, IDF tells Ynet; Palestinians say IAF striking across Strip; Netanyahu: We will do everything we must to protect our people; Haniyeh ultimatum to Israel: Don't cross red lines during retaliation
Ynet, Agencies 18:39 , 25.03.19
Former IDF chief turned politician tells AIPAC that Hamas should remember that Israel killed its chief of staff in Gaza in 2012 and could reach its senior officials again; also vows that Israel will never give up the Golan Heights
Ynet 18:12 , 25.03.19
Gaza border communities cancel after-school activities, as army urges local residents to 'follow security instructions'; sources in Strip say they believe Hamas has misjudged severity of Israeli reaction to rocket strike
Ynet 16:04 , 25.03.19
On Sunday, Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dancila told a conference in Washington that her country was moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem; Honduran president declared his country open a diplomatic mission in Jerusalem as an extension to existing embassy
Itamar Eichner 15:54 , 25.03.19
Ahead of strike, Palestinian terror group warns Israel would 'bear consequences for its aggression that will be felt by soldiers and citizens' when 11 Palestinian security prisoners hurt in riot at Ketziot jail in Negev
Ilana Curiel, Itay Blumenthal, Elior Levy 11:42 , 25.03.19
'The rocket fire was carried out by Hamas from a Hamas position,' army says after 7 hurt in direct hit on family home in Sharon region; Iron Dome and intelligence reservists summoned as infantry and armored troops moved to edge of Strip; Hamas apparently goes underground
Itay Blumenthal, Agencies 11:15 , 25.03.19
Residents of the Sharon region were awoken a little after 5am by air raid sirens - a sound they had not heard for almost five years - and while they scrambled for their secure rooms, for one household, the nightmare was just beginning
Ynet 10:15 , 25.03.19
Two women were moderately hurt and five others, including an infant, lightly wounded after a rocket fired by Gaza militants struck a residential house in a community northeast of Tel Aviv; Netanyahu cuts his Washington trip short in light of the rocket attack
Associated Press, Ynet 08:19 , 25.03.19
Signing to take place during Netanyahu visit to White House, comes after US signaled shift in policy when the State Department changed its usual description of the plateau from "Israeli-occupied" to "Israeli-controlled" in an annual global human rights report
17:43 , 24.03.19
Colorful migration: In recent days, the influx of the Vannesa Cardui species has reached its peak, with thousands of the colorful winged insects crossing into Israel every hour; a total of 700 million to one billion butterflies travelling to Europe via Israel in search of food and breeding sites
Erez Erlichmann 16:17 , 24.03.19
Relatives of 2 West Bank shooting attack victims are left fuming after it was revealed the house of Ashraf Na'alwa is being rebuilt only 3 months after being demolished by Israeli military; 'Netanyahu rattles his tail, but does nothing'
Elisha Ben Kimon, Elior Levy 15:32 , 24.03.19
Tweet from president comes as Pompeo and Netanyahu prepared to give joint address in Jerusalem; also follows series of hints that the decision was imminent, such as changing status of plateau in annual human rights report
Ynet, News Agencies 19:09 , 21.03.19
Killing of 4 Palestinians in the area in just 24 hours led to tensions among the locals running high; death of 28-year-old Ahmad Mansara is clouded by conflicting reports, some of which claim he was murdered by IDF troops in cold blood
Elior Levy 17:51 , 21.03.19
Military Police probing how members of IAF's Shaldag Unit left computer behind during pit stop following combat mission; army sources say no classified information was accessed by unauthorized personnel
Yossi Yehoshua 15:44 , 21.03.19
Prosecutors want to know why PM received 400% more than purchase price for his shares in SeaDrift a day before it merged with company selling parts to German shipbuilder at center of another Israeli police probe
Ynet 14:31 , 21.03.19
PM repeats allegation that former IDF chief had sensitive information on device reportedly breached by Tehran, while Blue and White party seeks to link Likud leader to police probe into suspected bribery in purchase of German-made vessels
Inbar Toyzer, Moran Azoulay and Amir Alon 19:27 , 20.03.19
Bird's owner was told his African grey, which suffered severe burns, needed to be put down, since no veterinarian in the Strip knew how to help; in a desperate Facebook post he reached out to an Israeli wildlife NGO — that quickly organized the surgery
Itamar Eichner, AP 15:43 , 20.03.19
Hamas appears to have resorted to brutal violence against its people by beating, torturing and detaining demonstrators, as the terror group attempts to curb largest ever anti-government rallies held in Gaza; 'Hamas doesn’t want us to scream. It wants us to die in silence'
Associated Press 10:53 , 20.03.19
IDF forces surrounded a building where Omar Abu-Lila, the terrorist who shot and killed two people in the Sunday terror attack in Ariel Junction, was staying; Forces shot him dead as he opened fire at them
Elior Levy, Elisha Ben Kimon, Itai Blumental 23:31 , 19.03.19
Alexander Dvorsky, who was seriously hurt by a Palestinian gunman in a deadly West Bank attack, regained full consciousness, say doctors; manhunt for 20-year-old suspect, who escaped with an M-16 rifle, still ongoing
Itay Blumenthal 11:46 , 19.03.19
UN agency for Palestinian refugees, which will lose remaining US aid contribution in 2019, asks donors to fill in $446 million now missing from its budget; Trump administration slashed its annual $360 contribution, claiming Palestinians must return to peace talks to receive aid money
Associated Press 10:18 , 19.03.19
Ahead of the anniversary of the March of Return demonstrations, UN war crime investigators tell Human Rights Council that lethal force used by IDF against Palestinians during border riots is 'authorized unlawfully in majority of cases'
Reuters, AP and Ynet 08:46 , 19.03.19
19-year-old Alexander Dvorsky immigrated from Moldova alone before he was joined by his mother and grandmother; he was seriously wounded in a Palestinian terror attack at Ariel Junction that left two others dead
Israel Moskowitz, Korin Elbaz Alush 15:46 , 18.03.19
Teachers at music institute attended by 19-year-old soldier killed in Sunday's terror attack praise him as an inspiration to others, who never turned down a challenge but carried himself with modesty
Ynet reporters 12:43 , 18.03.19
Tel Aviv yeshiva head Rabbi Achiad Ettinger, a 47-year-old father of 12, was critically wounded in Sunday's shooting at Ariel Junction; family praises his 'daring, mental strength and courage' for firing at terrorist
Yishai Porat 10:23 , 18.03.19
Blue and White Party officials allude to the Prime Minister's Office being involved in leaking claims about Iranian intelligence breaching Benny Gantz's phone, suggesting the leak traced back to a 'specific office in Jerusalem.'
Yuval Karni 23:09 , 17.03.19
In a widely anticipated decision, the court blocked the candidacy of the Otzma Yehudit candidate while approving Ben-Gvir, the Arab parties and Hadash’s controversial Jewish candidate Prof. Ofer Cassif.
Reuters, Ynet reporters 22:54 , 17.03.19
Despite recent commitment to avoid marketing unhealthy foods to children, it seems that the pledge does not apply to the Haredi media, with food manufacturers are marketing sweets in ads clearly targeting the young
Meirav Kristal 20:50 , 17.03.19
Rivlin intervenes to allow disaster response volunteers to search for bodies of Avraham Matzliah, Shimon Ram; Israeli team vows to help 'as many people as possible regardless of religion, race or gender'
Itamar Eichner, Eitan Glickman 18:35 , 17.03.19
Israel deploys large numbers of troops, including special forces, to site of attack, begin searching cars heading for center of country, fearing attacker will try to reach populated area
Itay Blumenthal, Elior Levy, Elisha Ben Kimon 14:01 , 17.03.19
In the two years since its inception, the cloud-based channel attracted thousands of dealers and hundreds of thousands of buyers, and when it was smashed by police this week, it had led to transactions worth hundreds of millions of shekels
Eli Senyor 09:15 , 16.03.19
Iron Dome activated but fails to intercept; strikes come amid Egyptian attempts to mediate lull in violence between Israel and Hamas; Netanyahu calls emergency security meeting; all Palestinian factions so far denied responsibility for the rocket fire
Ynet 21:17 , 14.03.19
Demonstrators refrain from calling for overthrow of Hamas government, opting to focus primarily on the high cost of living in the coastal enclave; although terror group appears to be in control, it might initiate confrontation with Israel if protests expand in scope
Elior Levy 20:51 , 14.03.19
Angry residents of south Tel Aviv tell Ynet that a UN plan to resolve the issue of African migrants in Israel has been secretly revived, and recount a shocking conversation they had with the head of the Population and Immigration Authority
Amir Alon 13:04 , 14.03.19
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro hosted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in December, and said that he plans to move Brazil's embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; will he deliver his promise during his upcoming visit, despite fears of losing his country's position as one of the world's top halal meat exporters?
Reuters 08:26 , 14.03.19
Amos Dov Silver was interviewed shortly before a massive police raid threatened to bring down the sophisticated cannabis distribution network he founded, Telegrass; He was arrested along with 41 other suspects Tue.; Confident that police cannot turn the clock back.
Etti Abramov 23:14 , 13.03.19
A group calling itself the Sanhedrin is behind the coin emblazoned with the face of Nikki Haley, US President Trump’s pro-Israel UN ambassador; Proceeds to ‘go to construction of third temple;’ Earlier, group minted coin with Trump alongside ancient Persian King Cyrus.
Associated Press 21:36 , 13.03.19
State Department says change in terminology in annual human rights report does not reflect a shift in policy; move comes two days after GOP senator called for Trump administration to recognize Golan as Israeli territory
Itamar Eichner 18:32 , 13.03.19
IDF says network operates without Assad knowledge, intended to carry out attacks on Israeli soil, with operatives currently gathering intelligence on Israeli troops, stockpiling weapons and building military infrastructure
Itay Blumenthal 11:37 , 13.03.19
As the Islamic Republic continues to look for illicit ways to export its oil, the country's defense minister says any Israeli intervention would be considered as 'piracy' and would entail grave consequences
Reuters 08:53 , 13.03.19
Will Israelis' love for marijuana tilt the scales in the April 9 elections? Following the growing popularity of the ultra-nationalist party Zehut, that supports legalization, Israeli politicians are rivaling in who expresses more support for the controversial move
Reuters 19:58 , 12.03.19
Shimon Ram, a private sector security expert and ex-Shin Bet agent from Zichron Ya'akov, died when the passenger jet crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa; relative pays tribute to 'charming, hard-working man'
Eitan Glickman, Elisha Ben Kimon 18:29 , 12.03.19
Senior operators of the popular cannabis distribution channel 'Telegrass' were arrested in joint operation by Lahav 433 cybercrime unit and international law enforcement; they are being charged with a multitude of financial and drug offenses.
Eli Senyor 14:43 , 12.03.19
Molotov cocktail is thrown at police station in Jerusalem's Old City; police close all entrances and exits to the Temple Mount in search of perpetrators, sparking violent clashes at the scene; Abbas: 'There will be grave consequences'
Yishai Porat 14:40 , 12.03.19
Sarah Sanders refuses to clarify whether US president's reported outburst against Democrats' alleged anti-Jewish attitudes is factual, opting instead to once again attack Ilhan Omar, a Muslim lawmaker who made several anti-Israel remarks in recent weeks
Associated Press 08:46 , 12.03.19
Republican US Senator Lindsey Graham said he would lobby the Trump administration to recognize the Golan Heights as belonging to Israel; 'it is inconceivable that Israel could ever give it to anyone given the threats Israel faces'
Associated Press 21:42 , 11.03.19
Avraham Matzliah, a 49 year-old father of two from Maale Edomim, is one of the two Israeli citizens who died at the Ethiopian Airlines jet crash Sunday; 'a wonderful father and a such a funny man — we’re shocked,' says family
Elisha Ben Kimon 21:36 , 11.03.19
New evidence shows chief rabbi demanding that citizens from former Soviet Union prove their Jewishness before they can marry; in some cases close relatives instructed to take tests as well; Lieberman demands chief rabbi resign immediately
Moran Azoulay 13:52 , 11.03.19
Speaking to top Republican donors, the president added he's baffled by the US Jews' support of the Democrats, who he claims 'hate Jewish people,' and emphasized how much he'd done for Israel, according to Axios news site
Ynetnews 08:54 , 11.03.19
Mainly because it rhymes well, Netanyahu has been repeating a campaign mantra: ‘Bibi or Tibi.’ The snappy slogan highlights the PM’s efforts to paint his challengers as weak ‘leftists’ conspiring with Arab Israelis and a hostile media to oust him.
Associated Press 23:15 , 10.03.19
The situation along Gaza-Israel frontier remains volatile as a rocket fired from the coastal enclave hits southern Israel, prompting Israeli Air Force to strike compounds and naval vessels belonging to the terror organization
Ynet 09:05 , 10.03.19
Orthodox Organizations call for protest against multi-denomination prayer rally, set to take place at the Western Wall on Friday; social media campaign warns of non-Orthodox conquering the Western Wall, pushing for assimilation.
Kobi Nachshoni 23:25 , 07.03.19
Gadeer Mreeh, number 25 in the Blue and White Party list, was the nation’s first non-Jewish woman to anchor a Hebrew news broadcast; now, she's ready to break another glass ceiling—likely becoming the first woman from the Druze minority to serve in the Israeli parliament.
Reuters 17:20 , 07.03.19
In letter to UN head, EU foreign policy chief, and Italy, Greece and Cyprus, Beirut asks for them to honor country's exclusive economic zone, tells Greek FM it will not allow its sovereignty to be breached
Reuters 14:43 , 07.03.19
Following a turbulent debate, the Knesset Elections Committee approved the candidacy of Otzma Yehudit candidates by one vote; Leftist parties to appeal to Supreme Court; Ben-Gvir: ‘Kahane was right, but we don’t generalize all Arabs, those who are loyal should stay.’
Amir Alon 21:35 , 06.03.19
Zehava Shaul, mother of Oron Shaul, who's remains are held by Hamas after the IDF declared him dead in 2014, begs for answers as her health deteriorates; 'I want to know about every step Oron took,' she says. 'If he's dead — I want a grave.'
Goel Beno 20:23 , 06.03.19
The party leading in the polls is trying to appeal to Right wing voters, ruling out any one-sided territorial disengagements and pledges to conduct a general referendum on any major diplomatic initiatives; seeks to limit term of PM to 8 years or a maximum of 3 terms.
Yuval Karni 17:47 , 06.03.19
Michelle Bachelet lamented Israeli government's dismissal of UN Human Rights Council report, which suggests response of IDF troops to violent protests along Gaza border might be considered ‘crimes against humanity’
Associated Press 14:11 , 06.03.19
Central Elections Committee likely to back Mandelblit bid to disqualify former Kahane acolyte Michael Ben-Ari from standing for parliament on grounds of 'extreme evidence of incitement'; fellow party member Itamar Ben-Gvir allowed to stand
Moran Azoulay, Toavh Tsimuki and Amir Alon 10:45 , 06.03.19
Following statement by Lieberman that Yisrael Beytenu will seek to wrest control of Interior Ministry from Shas, Deri defended the ministry’s scrutiny of FSU immigrants, adding that Shas will seek Aliyah ministry as well.
Itai Schikman 21:14 , 05.03.19