TEL AVIV - Iran, Russia, China, and Turkey are celebrating the "collapse" of the U.S., the Jerusalem Post reported, with the aim of furthering their own economic interests and engaging in an Middle East arms race.
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TEL AVIV -Israel's national cyber chief on Thursday said the country had thwarted a large-scale “synchronized and organized attack” on its water systems, but warned a cyber winter was coming faster than expected.
TEL AVIV --Rep. Ilhan Omar compared Israel with Saudi Arabia in an interview Sunday, saying both countries used money to influence the Trump administration and that as a result Israel's "destructive policies" were being "rubber stamped" by the U.S.
TEL AVIV - Under U.S. pressure, Israel has appointed a local company to construct Sorek 2, a desalination plant that is set to become world's largest, rather than a Chinese company.
TEL AVIV — Israel’s on Sunday requested Twitter remove Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s account, citing his “antisemitic and genocidal” tweets in which the Iranian supreme leader called for the “elimination of Israel.
TEL AVIV -- Israel has a "historic opportunity" to annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Israel must jump at the opportunity come July, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday.
TEL AVIV -- Israel "should be deeply ashamed" for putting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on trial for trying to obtain favorable media coverage, Harvard Law School professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz, who served onPresident Donald Trump's defense team in the impeachment trial, said Sunday.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said he was being framed in an "attempted political coup" at the start of his corruption trial as he became the first Israeli leader to face criminal indictment while in office.
Palestinians Refuse Coronavirus Aid Flown to Israel from UAE, Says 'Won't Be Tool for Normalization'
TEL AVIV -The Palestinian Authority has refused to accept a shipment of aid against COVID-19 sent by the United Arab Emirates because the PA“doesn’t want to serve as a bridge for the normalization of ties between the UAE and Israel,” thePalestinian news agency Maan reported on Thursday.
Roger Waters Sings Terrorists' Anti-Israel Anthem: 'We'll Take Back the Land, from the River to the Sea’
TEL AVIV - Former Pink Floyd frontmanRoger Waters sang that Palestinians will “take back the land, from the Jordan river to the sea,” a battle cry that ultimately calls for the elimination of Israel.
TEL AVIV - Thousands of Iranians are turning to Israel for help amid the coronavirus pandemic and many of them are even requesting asylum from the Jewish state, the Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to apply Israel sovereignty over Jewish settlements in the West Bank ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Israel's 35th government, ending nearly 16 months of political deadlock.
TEL AVIV -Israel's newly appointed Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi on Monday hailed U.S. President Donald Trump's plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace as a "historic opportunity" to shape the country's future.
TEL AVIV - U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, on a visit to Jerusalem, accused Iran of “fomenting terror” even as Iranians are battling the coronavirus pandemic.
TEL AVIV -Iran is building a new weapons storage facility in eastern Syria at a military base near the Iraqi border,Fox Newsreported Wednesday citing aprivate Israeli intelligence firm.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appointed erstwhile Likud rival Gilad Erdan as Israel’s ambassador both to the United Nations and to the United States, marking only the second time in Israel's history that one man was tapped for the double role.
TEL AVIV - Likud MK Yuli Edelstein accepted Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's appointment as health minister Tuesday evening.
TEL AVIV - A rare bronzecoin dating back to the Bar Kochba revolt (circa 132 CE) was revealed by the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) Monday, just ahead of theLag B'Omer holiday, which commemorates the life of anti-Roman second-century sage Rabbi Shimon bar Yochai.
TEL AVIV - Israel will transfer as much as NIS 800 million ($228 million) to the Palestinian Authority to cover projected losses over the coronavirus pandemic, Israeli and PA officialstold The Times of Israel.
TEL AVIV - Three Arab Gulf states have reached out to Israel for help in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic, a representative from Israel's leading hospital said Sunday.
TEL AVIV -Israel’s soccer league is expected toresume matches,sans spectators, in coming weeks after a two and a half month layoff, according to a new agreement signed Wednesday between the Health Ministry and league officials.
TEL AVIV -The High Court of Justice unanimously rejected petitionsabout whether to allow Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government despite his indictment in three corruption cases, allowing him to go ahead with the controversial rotational unity coalition deal signed with Blue and White chief Benny Gantz.
TEL AVIV - Israel’s Biological Research Institute has made a breakthrough development in isolating an antibody that neutralizes the Chinese coronavirus, the Defense Ministry said Tuesday.
TEL AVIV - Israel is joining a newly formed alliance between immunized countries that have succeeding in containing the coronavirus pandemic with the aim of resuscitating the tourism industry.
TEL AVIV -Israel's High Court of Justice on Sunday held the first hearing, which was broadcast live on television, about whether to allow Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to form the next government despite his indictment in three corruption cases.
TEL AVIV - Germany on Thursday announced it officially recognizes all of Hezbollah, and not just its military wing, as a terrorist organization, marking a departure from its previous position which was in line with the EU.
World Jewish Congress President RonaldLauder said his organization should formally censure New York CityMayor Bill de Blasio for singling out the Jewish community in a series of tweets over violations of coronavirus restrictions.
TEL AVIV - Israel's Defense Minister Naftali Bennett's recent interview on live TV was interrupted by a gatecrasher in the form of his 8-year-old son. The perennially cool defense minister continues to answer the news anchor's questions with aplomb, stopping only to kiss or caress the young interloper.
TEL AVIV - Israel coronavirus pandemic will likely spark a massive wave of immigration to Israel, with some 100,000 expats and new arrivals expected to move to the country once the crisis is over, according to Ministry of Absorption statistics.
TEL AVIV — In a strange twist, the coronavirus pandemic has breathed new life into Gaza's long-abeyant factories which are now working furiously to produce PPE including masks,gloves and protective gowns for Israel.
TEL AVIV - As countries around the world scramble to gain access to ventilators, an Israeli DIY design that can be downloaded for free on the internet is offering a stopgap solution to the shortage by providing the blueprint to build makeshift breathing machines for as little as $500.
TEL AVIV - An Israeli hospital will begin testing COVID-19 patients with medicinal cannabis, which is known to have anti-viral properties, as part of a new experimental treatment.
TEL AVIV - A Palestinian terroristrammed his van into a Border Police officeron Wednesday morning at a West Bank checkpoint, then left the vehicle and stabbed the officer with a pair of scissors.
Nearly two-thirds of American Jews (63 percent) feel less safe today than a decade ago, according to a survey released by the Anti-Defamation League Tuesday.
TEL AVIV - The Shurat Hadin-Israel Law Center announced that it intends to file a class action lawsuit in the coming days, suing China for trillions over alleged negligence involving its handling of the novel coronavirus, Hebrew-language media reported.
TEL AVIV - Anti-Semitic incidents in which Jews are blamed for the spread of the coronavirus and the resultant economic crisis are on the rise around the world, Israeli researchers said in a report released Monday.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz signed a coalition agreement to form a unity government, ending a year and a half political deadlock.
TEL AVIV - Israel's military has developed a system for converting CPAP breath regulators into respirators in the case that the health system is faced with a shortage of ventilators.
TEL AVIV - Israel announced Thursday it would begin easing coronavirus restrictions as a nationwide Passover curfew ended.
JERUSALEM - The traditional priestly blessing of the Passover holiday occurred at the Western Wall in Jerusalem’s Old City on Sunday morning with only 10 worshipers present, including U.S.
TEL AVIV - If Israel develops a vaccine against coronavirus, anti-Israel boycotters are still permitted to use it, Omar Barghouti, founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement against the Jewish state said.
TEL AVIV - Inmates in Israeli prisons are manufacturing protective masks in an effort to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic, Israeli news siteCTech reported citing the Israel Prison Service (IPS).
TEL AVIV – Israeli scientists said they are “days away” from obtaining the active component of a coronavirus vaccine that could lead to human testing as early as June 1.
JAFFA - Dystopian scenes unfolded in the central Israeli city of Jaffa Wednesday, with residents burning tires and throwing rocks at police after an alleged quarantine violator refused to identify himself.
TEL AVIV - Israel was ranked the safest country to be in during the pandemic, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said in a statement citing statistics from the Deep Knowledge Group (DKG).
TEL AVIV - Scapegoating Asian-Americans and Jews for the spread of the coronavirus has a "genuine threat" that will rob America of its civility,World Jewish Congress President Ronald Lauder warned in a recent oped.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his staff will enter quarantine until Health Ministry officials complete an epidemiological investigation into whether he was exposed to the coronavirus, his office said Monday, a day after one of his aides tested positive.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Wednesday if there was no improvement inthe amount of confirmed coronavirus cases then he would have no choice but to begin a total lockdown.
TEL AVIV - Coronavirus claimed its second fatality in Israel on Tuesday, a 67-year-old woman with a serious preexisting medical condition, Wolfson Medical Center in Holon announced.
TEL AVIV - An Imam in Gaza said in a sermon broadcast on Hamas TV that thecoronavirus is a “soldier of Allah (God)” that was sent to harm Western countries while not affecting Palestinians and Muslims.
TEL AVIV -McDonald's announced Monday that as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, it was shutting down all but five of its restaurants in Israel which would remain open in order to provide food to medical personnel and security forces gratuis.
TEL AVIV -Israel’s first coronovirus fatality, 88-year-old Holocaust survivor Aryeh Even, was buried Sunday in Jerusalem with 20 mourners at his funeral.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday evening announced new coronavirus restrictions, particularly in the workplace, but said that Israel would not adopt a full lockdown for now.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s trial, which was slated to begin Monday, has been pushed off by more than two months due to an order for all court activity to be limited to a "state of extraordinary emergency" as part of sweeping new restrictions imposed by Israel in a bid to combat the coronavirus.
TEL AVIV - President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday announced that he has called on Benny Gantz to form a government after the Blue and White leader beat outPrime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and received the majority of endorsements for the premiership.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night announced that Israel would begin using digital tracking tools relying on cellphone data to track carriers of the coronavirus, sparking condemnation over privacy concerns from his main political rivals.
TEL AVIV - TheZionist Organization of America (ZOA) has called on Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to fire newly-appointed senior advisor,Phillip Agnew, for what ZOA calls "maniacal, Jew-hating, Israel-bashing"statements.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday discussed collaborating on the fight against coronavirus, including the development of a home testing kit.
TEL AVIV - As many as 100,000 Israelis are currently in self-quarantine amid increasingly dramatic measures imposed by Israel in an effort to curb the coronavirus outbreak, including restricting entry from certain European nations, banning large gatherings, and barring IDF soldiers from travelling overseas.
JERUSALEM - Thousands of Israeli soccer fans and high school students were instructed to go into quarantine after being exposed to coronavirus as the total of confirmed cases in the country climbed to 15 on Wednesday.
TEL AVIV - The Blue and White party on Wednesday confirmed it was working on getting a law passed that would prevent Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as an indicted prime minister, from leading the country.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party gained almost 30 percent of the votes tallied so far by Tuesday afternoon, indicating a major victory that well surpasses its results in the previous two Israel elections.
TEL AVIV - Israeli researchers have made a breakthrough in developing a vaccine against coronavirus and in a matter of weeks expect to have it ready, the Ministry of Science and Technology said Thursday.
TEL AVIV - Coronavirus could prove to be the wild card tipping the election outcome one way or another as a new poll reveals some 400,000 eligible Israeli voters may choose not to over fears of exposure.
TEL AVIV - A carnival troupe danced through the streets of a Spanish town dressed like Nazis and Jewish concentration camp prisoners next to a float made to look like crematoria, sparking outrage from Israel's embassy in Madrid and Jewish groups.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Netanyahu on Monday said coronavirus, which saw its second confirmed case among Israelis, is not a good enough reason to postpone the national elections set to take place next week.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned against attempts to tamper with the electoral process ahead of next week's poll through the dissemination of false reports about coronavirus.
TEL AVIV -Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to erase the criminal records of tens of thousands of Israelis caught in possession or using cannabis.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that an Israeli plane made a historic first flight over Sudan only two weeks after he met with the Arab state’s leader in Uganda.
TEL AVIV - SeveralIslamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) sites in Syria have sustained massive damage or else have been destroyed entirely by airstrikes last week attributed to Israel, new images released Monday by satellite imagery firm ImageSat International (ISI) show.
TEL AVIV – A delegation of 55 major U.S. Jewish leaders traveled to Saudi Arabia last week in what was hailed asa “big step forward” in the kingdom’s warming ties with Israel.
TEL AVIV - Hundreds of worshipers gathered at the Western Wall in Jerusalem on Sunday to pray for the recovery of people afflicted by coronavirus and to ask God to stop the outbreak of the disease.
TEL AVIV - Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets Tuesday to protestPresident Donald Trump'srecentlyunveiledpeace plan amid a failed bid by the Palestinians to pass a UN resolution opposing the plan.
TEL AVIV - A senior Iranian official who was the commander-in-chief of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards warned that Iran is just looking for an excuse to “raze Tel Aviv to the ground,” accusing Israel of helping the U.S.
TEL AVIV - The map featured inPresident Donald Trump'srecentlyunveiledpeace plan for a Palestinian state side by side with Israel is nothing more than "Swiss cheese,"Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas told the U.N.
TEL AVIV - Israel and the U.S. will work together to combat Iranian terror in the Middle East, Defense Minister Naftali Bennett said following a trip to the U.S.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday called on main political rival Blue and White leader Benny Gantz to fire two senior advisersfor past comments comparing President Donald Trump to Adolf Hitler.
TEL AVIV - U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman on Sunday expressed his opposition to any “unilateral” decision by Israel to annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank, saying such a move would endanger the recentlyunveiledpeace plan.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Gaza-based terror groups that Israel would take “crushing action” if the rocket and incendiary balloon attacks continue.
TEL AVIV - Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei said Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s "foolish" peace plan will “die” before the American leader does.
TEL AVIV - The European Union has announced it will not accept any Israeli attempt to annex Jewish settlements in the West Bank, followingPresident Donald Trump’s recentlyunveiledpeace plan which supports Israeli sovereignty in those areas.
TEL AVIV -The Arab League on Saturday unanimously rejected President Donald Trump’sunveiledpeace plan, prompting a senior White House official to predict the Palestinians' fate will never change.
TEL AVIV -Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announcedhe was cutting all ties with both the U.S. and Israel in response to President Donald Trump’s recentlyunveiledpeace plan, including security coordination in the West Bank.
TEL AVIV - Russian President Vladimir Putin pardoned Israeli-American backpacker Naama Issachar, in what Israel's foreign minister said was the result of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's "close ties" with the Russian leader.
TEL AVIV -Iran’sSupreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called President DonaldTrump’sunveiledpeace plan“satanic”and said the Muslim world would work to prevent its realization.
TEL AVIV - Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, and the UAE have welcomed the "just" proposal for Israeli-Palestinian peace, unveiled Tuesday byPresident Donald Trump.
The Muslim world must correct an historic error and finally recognize the Jewish state, President Donald Trump said Tuesday as he unveiled his long-anticipated "deal of the century" for solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
TEL AVIV – Thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza Tuesday and burned pictures of President Donald Trump hours ahead of the unveiling of his peace plan and a day after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called for
TEL AVIV - The senior advisor of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief political rival, Benny Gantz, called President Donald Trump a "psychopath" and compared him to Hitler in a shocking series of past tweets unearthed ahead of a meeting between the Blue and White leader and Trump Monday.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to “make history” as he boarded a plane to Washington for what is expected to be the unveiling of President Donald Trump's long awaited peace plan, which the Israeli leader said was sure to advance Israel's vital interests.
TEL AVIV - A top ranking Saudi cleric will visit Auschwitz on Thursday in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of its liberation, as well as meet with Holocaust survivors at a Polish synagogue.
JERUSALEM - A heated exchange took place between France's President Emmanuel Macron and Israeli security at a church in Jerusalem’s Old City Wednesday, with the French leader telling personnel to leave the holy site because "it's France here.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Netanyahu on Tuesday said with the help of the Trump administration, he would extend Israeli sovereignty over all settlements in the West Bank settlements.
JERUSALEM - Thousands of police and counter-terrorism officers will be deployed throughout Jerusalem this week as nearly 50 world leaders will gather in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
TEL AVIV - Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a comparison between the Holocaust and Iran’s nuclear program.
TEL AVIV - Members of the Knesset for the ruling Likud party's main challenger, Blue and White, signed a letter in 2015 aimed at pressing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel a meeting with then-presidential hopeful Donald Trump.
TEL AVIV - Legendary croonerLionel Richie said he "couldn't wait" for his upcoming performance in Israel, set to coincide with the national elections on March 2.
TEL AVIV - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday called for snapback sanctions to be reimposed on Iran over its nuclear program after Britain, France and Germany triggered a dispute resolution mechanism in the nuclear deal.
TEL AVIV -Rep. Ilhan Omar has come under fire over her hypocrisy in criticizing President Donald Trump for his "unmeasured response" in waging "economic warfare" against Iran by imposing new sanctions, while at the same time having no problem supporting sanctions against Israel.
TEL AVIV - The Knesset attorney general on Monday faced Likud demands to desist from giving a legal opinion on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's request for immunity after it emerged that he was reportedly in breach of contract over his wife's involvement in formulating the criminal indictments against the prime minister.