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  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Secret documents show how Israel tried to evade international scrutiny of occupation
In two cables from '67 and '68, Foreign Ministry officials admit violations of Geneva Conventions, instruct diplomats how to evade need for compliance by eschewing use of the word ‘occupation.’
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Two Death Sentences Issued in Gaza in One Week, PCHR Concerned over Continuing Application of Death Penalty
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 Dec. ember 2015)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Mental disability on the rise under the Israeli siege
6/9/2015 - International Solidarity Movement - Miguel Hernandez, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - The number of mentally disabled people in the Gaza Strip has increased substantially in the last years. It so happens that 70% of the cases come from the communities located near the fence that separates Gaza from the...
Q&A: Iranian chess player Sara Khadem
01/17/2017 - Sara Khadem, who won her first major title aged 12, talks of a sport gaining popularity among young people in Iran.
Palestinians in Latin America unite 'for Palestine'
01/17/2017 - Al Jazeera speaks with Ziad el-Aloul, a Palestinian activist, about ways to unite Palestinian diaspora in Latin America.
Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Palestine
01/17/2017 - 'The US must start treating Palestinians as equals to Israelis.'
  Daily Star
Lebanon's civil servants demand Parliament to approve pay hike
18 Jan 2017 Lebanon's civil servants Wednesday demanded the government to endorse a much-delayed pay hike that has crippled the public sector over the past years.
Police say they shoot dead Israeli Arab car attacker
18 Jan 2017 Police said that officers shot dead an Israeli Arab who they allege tried to ram them with his car during a protest against home demolitions in southern Israel on Wednesday.
  YNet News
President Barack Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, who leaked Army documents and is serving 35 years, plus 208 more
17 Jan 2017 - ....
Interior nominee Zinke disputes Trump on climate change
17 Jan 2017 - ....
Where is Israel headed? Probably nowhere
17 Jan 2017 - Op-ed: With Trump’s inauguration, Israel has a one-time opportunity to change the rules of the game, to present a vision and to set in motion a right-wing initiative. But this is precisely where we get stuck. It’s easy to undermine the foundations of the Left’s old thesis, but it’s harder to present an alternative. ....
Airport shooting suspect blamed 'mind control,' ISIS ties
17 Jan 2017 - ....
Prosecutor: Orlando gunman's widow knew about the attack
17 Jan 2017 - ....
Tajani elected president of European Parliament
17 Jan 2017 - ....
Israel and US Jewry moving further apart
17 Jan 2017 - Op-ed: The large gap between the feelings of the Jewish majority in Israel and the feeling of most US Jews following Donald Trump’s election should serve as a warning sign to all of us. It reflects processes that both the Jewish-Israeli and the Jewish-American societies are going through. ....
Why is Obama looking for a ‘legacy’ at Israel’s expense?
16 Jan 2017 - Op-ed: The outgoing US president’s irresponsibility is fed by the arrogance of Israeli leaders, who have managed to position the settlements high in the international consciousness just in time for the change of administration. ....
Forensics prove soldiers killed Jerusalem terrorist
16 Jan 2017 - Op-ed: The bullet used to kill the Jerusalem terrorist was that of an IDF soldier, putting 'the Azaria Effect' to rest. ....
The man who seeks to eliminate Yedioth
16 Jan 2017 - Op-ed: Contrary to the common perception, American Jewish billionaire Sheldon Adelson did not create Israel Hayom in order to glorify and praise the Netanyahu family. He founded his free newspaper in order to destroy Yedioth Ahronoth and pave the way for a hawkish-nationalist change in the Jewish public opinion in Israel. ....
Israel’s war on Hezbollah’s accurate missiles
16 Jan 2017 - Analysis: All signs indicate that the strike attributed to the IAF in the Damascus area early Friday was aimed at destroying a shipment of accurate Iranian surface-to-surface missiles, which threaten most essential facilities in Israel. This is part of the war between wars, in which the IDF is supposedly trying to minimize casualties and damage in the next battle with Hezbollah. ....
Even Russia understands alleged Israeli strikes in Syria
16 Jan 2017 - Analysis: Unlike previous incidents, the attack that took place in the Damascus area over the weekend prompted an official Russian representative to say that ‘Israel is naturally fighting organizations jeopardizing its security.’ In other words, even Moscow understands that Israel will not allow the fighting in Syria to spill over to the Golan Heights. ....
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 18 Jan 2017 - June 26, 2012- Earlier this month, a new website titled Beyond Compromise was launched amidst much fanfare in the Palestinian blogosphere...
Susiya fighting for survival
Palestine Monitor 18 Jan 2017 - June 25, 2012-Five hundred people marched in Susiya, South Hebron on Friday to protest the planned demolition of 45 structures in the village. The peaceful march was violently stopped by ....
16 killed in Gaza in a week of Israeli bombardment
Palestine Monitor 18 Jan 2017 - June 25, 2012-On Monday morning June 18 a group of unknown armed men crossed the Sinai desert from the Egyptain border and killed an Israeli civilian....
Jenin Diaries: Burried Jewels, But Where?
Palestine Monitor 18 Jan 2017 - June 26, 2012- Koufrdan is a small village located a few kilometers west of the Palestinian city of Jenin. Its wells provide the main source of water for Palestinian farmers in the area due to its large amount of groundwater. It is the only village in...
Israeli Authorities Breach Last Month’s Prisoner Agreement
Palestine Monitor 18 Jan 2017 - June 24, 2012- After undergoing 71 days without food, Palestinian prisoner Hasan Safadi is back on hunger strike protesting the renewal of his administrative detention, a breach of the....
Abbas: Moving U.S. Embassy Possible after Demarcation of Borders
Asharq Alawsat ME News 18 Jan 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Ramallah- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Tuesday that any attempt to move the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to … continue reading Abbas: Moving U.S. Embassy Possible after Demarcation of Borders
Traffic violation fines to be raised
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The maximum fine in Israel for serious offenses like going through a red light will be raised to NIS 1,500.
Defense cos battle for huge IDF artillery order
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - Elbit Systems is vying against a consortium of IAI, IMI, and German company AGW.
New office, residence approved for Israel's PM
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The Jerusalem District Planning and Building Commission approved the plan for the National Precinct near Jerusalem's western entrance
Mobile ad analytics co AppsFlyer raises $56m
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The Israeli startup's CEO Oren Kaniel tells "Globes" that his company's services make ads relevant for users.
No going back on Iran nuclear deal, Rouhani warns Trump
BBC 17 Jan 2017 - Iran's president describes Donald Trump's criticism as just "slogans" and rules out any renegotiation.
Treasury wants tender for Dead Sea concession
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - Accountant General Michal Abadi-Boiangiu opposes automatically extending Israel Chemicals concession.
Israel to Imprison Whoever Releases Data on Mossad Agents
Asharq Alawsat ME News 17 Jan 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Tel Aviv- The Israeli government is preparing new rules to criminalize the collection or publication of information on Mossad operatives … continue reading Israel to Imprison Whoever Releases Data on Mossad Agents
Samaria Regional Council: Majority of Trump Team Visited Settlements
Asharq Alawsat ME News 17 Jan 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Tal Aviv- Samaria Regional Council Head Yossi Dagan has revealed that the majority of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump accompanying team … continue reading Samaria Regional Council: Majority of Trump Team Visited Settlements
Cisco wins IDF servers deal
Globes Aerospace & Defense 16 Jan 2017 - Ministry of Defense: The new systems will save us tens of millions of shekels.
Police Finger Masseur in Killing of Israeli Gay Nightclub Pioneer
The Forward New 17 Jan 2017 - Known to friends as “Big Ben,  Savyon Zabar managed two Chelsea clubs, the Escuelita and XL.
After 20 Years, Orthodox Feminists Claim Big Victories †but Still Face Challenges
The Forward New 17 Jan 2017 - A small revolution has taken place in the religious leadership roles being taken by Orthodox Jewish women. But there’s still plenty of work to do.
The ‘Alt-Right’ Hates the Jews. But It Also Loves Them †and Israel.
The Forward New 16 Jan 2017 - For some on the ‘alt-right’, Jews offer a model. To others, they’re a plague.
Can Generals Scare Israelis Into Accepting a State for Palestinians?
The Forward New 16 Jan 2017 - Playing on fears that Palestinians will one day outnumber Israelis, Israeli generals want to scare the Israeli public into accepting two states.
Israeli Settler Leaders Will Flock to Trump Inauguration
The Forward New 16 Jan 2017 - Israeli settlers and their American evangelical supporters are among the invitees to Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration on January 20th.
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Pilgrimage to Israel That Never Was
The Forward New 15 Jan 2017 - King had ambitious plans for a peaceful pilgrimage to the Holy Land. Then the 1967 war broke out.
South Africa: Maimane in Israel - DA Defends Visit While Attacks Mount
allAfrica.com 17 Jan 2017 - [Daily Maverick] The Democratic Alliance on Monday continued to defend its leader Mmusi Maimane's controversial visit to Israel and Palestine. Despite denials, it seems clear the DA's visit to Israel was more organised than its jaunt to Palestine, and the ANC has latched on to the...
South Africa: DA, Palestinian Embassy in Fresh Spat Over Maimane's Israel Visit
allAfrica.com 16 Jan 2017 - [News24Wire] The Palestinian embassy in South Africa and the Democratic Alliance have got into a war of words, with the embassy claiming it was not informed about party leader Mmusi Maimane's visit to Israel last week.
South Africa: Maimane's Israeli Blunder - the DA's Self-Inflicted Injury
allAfrica.com 16 Jan 2017 - [Daily Maverick] There is only one show in town in 2017. The ANC succession battle will dominate the political agenda and various factions are destined to eviscerate the organisation even more as they campaign for their preferred candidates to occupy the top positions in the party....
Defense cos battle for huge IDF artillery order
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - Elbit Systems is vying against a consortium of IAI, IMI, and German company AGW.
New office, residence approved for Israel's PM
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The Jerusalem District Planning and Building Commission approved the plan for the National Precinct near Jerusalem's western entrance
IVC: Israeli VC fundraising strengthens
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The expected final total of $1.6 billion will be a record for the past decade, IVC Research Center reports.
Mobile ad analytics co AppsFlyer raises $56m
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The Israeli startup's CEO Oren Kaniel tells "Globes" that his company's services make ads relevant for users.
Traffic violation fines to be raised
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - The maximum fine in Israel for serious offenses like going through a red light will be raised to NIS 1,500.
Treasury wants tender for Dead Sea concession
Globes Main News 17 Jan 2017 - Accountant General Michal Abadi-Boiangiu opposes automatically extending Israel Chemicals concession.
Cisco wins IDF servers deal
Globes Aerospace & Defense 16 Jan 2017 - Ministry of Defense: The new systems will save us tens of millions of shekels.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - A complaint filed with the IRS and Justice Department charges the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is a "sham" charitable organization of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
5/16/2011 Obama vs. Reagan on AIPAC Documents reveal Ronald Reagan's response to Israel lobby invitation
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - President Obama accepts an invitation to speak at AIPAC, Reagan declined. Why?
4/18/2011 US Treasury Dept.: Tax-exempt US donation laundering into West Bank settlements "okay"
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - The US Department of Treasury has no program to combat massive flows of US tax-exempt charitable contributions into illegal settlement building. Despite ongoing public revelations of wrongdoing, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has never investigated or even discussed US charitable organizations with proven ties...
4/06/2011 US-Israel Trade: Espionage, Theft and Secrets - IRmep at University of Rochester
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC...
3/28/2011 Neoconomics: Conscription and War as Wealth
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - Start-up Nation airbrushes one vital and enduring truth — when Israel faces sovereign barriers to foreign trade routes, weapons, or technology; it tends to break other country’s laws and steal what it thinks it needs.
3/07/2011 Israel lobbyist funds US Presidents, Israeli Nukes, AIPAC disinformation
IRMEP 18 Jan 2017 - According to new histories of Israel's clandestine nuclear weapons program including "Israel and the Bomb" by Avner Cohen (1998), Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion secretly named Feinberg his chief nuclear weapons fundraising coordinator in 1958. According to Michael Karpin's "The Bomb in the Basement" (2007) Feinberg...
  Ma'an News
Israeli Justice Ministry drops probe after report that contractor behind Qalandiya killings
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- The Israeli who shot and killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her teenage brother at the notorious Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was a private security contractor, not a member of the police forces, Israeli media...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians in West Bank raids
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces carried out overnights raids across the occupied Palestinian territory Sunday detaining at least six Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the southern occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar north of...
UN: Israel's cement ban prevents hundreds of Gaza families from rebuilding homes
4/30/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israel’s punitive ban on cement imports into the Gaza Strip has prevented hundreds of families from rebuilding their homes devastated by the 2014 war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a press release Thursday...
Settlers attack Israeli liaison officer in illegal Hebron outpost
5/1/2016 - HEBRON (Ma’an) -- A group of Israeli settlers assaulted an Israeli liaison officer in the southern occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli police said. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that the officer came to the settlement outpost of...
  The Guardian
Israel and Turkey to announce end of six-year standoff
26 Jun 2016 - The animosity began when nine Turkish activists on a flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip were killed by Israeli forces Israel is planning on...
  Ha'aretz National News
Israel phone-hacking firm Cellebrite falls victim to hackers
Ha'aretz - 17 Jan 2017
Israeli daily at risk of advertisers fleeing amid Netanyahu corruption scandal probe
Ha'aretz - 17 Jan 2017
Israel and U.S. begin sharing data in crackdown on tax evasion
Ha'aretz - 16 Jan 2017
Business in brief: Spacecom says talks to sell company to Chinese ended without deal
Ha'aretz - 16 Jan 2017
Davos 2017: On the road to irrelevance?
Ha'aretz - 16 Jan 2017
Israel marks third year of lower prices as CPI drops in 2016
Ha'aretz - 15 Jan 2017
Israel approves massive plan to boost high-tech workforce
Ha'aretz - 15 Jan 2017
Netanyahu behind measures that buoyed a TV channel owned by his associates
Ha'aretz - 15 Jan 2017
Citizen Mozes: The shady media mogul who might bring Netanyahu down
Ha'aretz - 15 Jan 2017
  Palestinian Information Center
IOF kidnaps, summonses Palestinians in W. Bank dawn raids
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Sunday kidnapped several Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation in different areas of the West Bank.
Israel to expand illegal settlement in Salfit at expense of Palestinians
9 Oct 2016 - Israeli bulldozers on Sunday morning leveled Palestinian lands in western Salfit province to expand the illegal Rafafa settlement.
Injuries, home break-ins in IOF assault on Jenin, Tulkarem
9 Oct 2016 - Several Palestinians were left injured at dawn on Sunday in violent clashes with the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Jenin province.
Palestinian refugees in Gaza call for sacking UNRWA chiefs
9 Oct 2016 - The Coordinating Commission for the Nakba Anniversary has called for firing Pierre Krahenbuhl and his deputy, saying the agency’s services have declined notably after their appointment.
Renewed clashes overnight with PA forces in Nablus
9 Oct 2016 - Renewed clashes broke out between citizens and Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Saturday night in Nablus city just a few hours after the latter attacked a march.
IOF bars Madama farmers from olive harvest
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday prevented the farmers in Madama village, south of Nablus, from going to their fields to harvest olives, claiming that they had no prior permission.
55 injuries reported as Israeli police break into university
8 Oct 2016 - 55 Palestinians including students were injured as Israeli police forces stormed Saturday evening al-Quds University in Abu Dis town in occupied Jerusalem.
Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for the 4th day
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian prisoner Majed Abu Shamla, 24, has entered the fourth day of his hunger strike in protest against Israeli administrative detention policy.
IOF targets small flying object on Gaza borders
8 Oct 2016 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) targeted Saturday afternoon a small flying object with a camera after crossing the eastern borders of Gaza, Israeli media sources claimed.
250 Palestinians arrested for “Facebook incitement”
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada in Oct. 2015 nearly 250 Palestinians for “Facebook incitement".
Hamas renews rejection of any manipulation in election rules
8 Oct 2016 - Hamas Movement called Saturday for respecting election rules, renewing its total rejection of any attempts of manipulation in the election regulations.
Khudari calls for waterway under EU supervision
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the popular committee to break the siege on Gaza, called for establishing a waterway to break the naval siege on Gaza Strip.
Israeli police break into several homes in Abu Dis
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli police forces broke into different homes in Abu Dis town east of occupied Jerusalem at dawn Saturday.
New Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem
8 Oct 2016 - Kol Ha'ir Hebrew newspaper revealed Saturday a new settlement plan, which includes the construction of 142 new housing units, to be implemented in occupied Jerusalem.
EU condemns Israel's new settlement plans in W.B.
8 Oct 2016 - The European Union (EU) on Friday expressed deep concern over Israel’s plans to construct 98 new housing units in the northern West Bank.
IOF prevents Palestinian farmers’ access to their lands
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) prevented Saturday morning Palestinian farmers from Salem village east of Nablus from accessing their agricultural lands.
IOF storms commercial shops in Bethlehem camp
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed Saturday morning Doheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and broke into several commercial shops.
IOF arrests two young men in Jenin
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested last night two Palestinian young men at a military checkpoint in Jenin to the north of the West Bank.
Sorrow flares as Palestinian youth dies in olive harvesting
7 Oct 2016 - Youngster Muayad Na’im, a native of Qasra town, in southern Nablus, died on Friday afternoon while harvesting olives in a nearby orchard.
Homeless Palestinians pray on ruins of homes demolished by Israel
7 Oct 2016 - Palestinians living in Qalandiya village, to the north of Occupied Jerusalem, performed Friday prayers inside a sit-in tent pitched on the ruins of their demolished homes.
Is the Yemen peace deal for real?
JERUSALEM 08 October 2015 (IRIN) - Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are committed to peace, but is the deal for real? IRIN asks the experts. >
  New York Times
Feature: What Americans Wrote to Obama
17 Jan 2017 - Over eight years, through millions of letters, the staff of the White House mailroom read the unfiltered story of a nation.
Feature: Joe Biden: ‘I Wish to Hell I’d Just Kept Saying the Exact Same Thing’
17 Jan 2017 - The vice president looks back — and forward.
Hello, Fans. We’re the New Yankees. Sandwich?
16 Jan 2017 - As part of “Winter Warm-Up 2017,” several young Yankees and a few veterans will serve up sandwiches, visit senior centers and make phone calls to season ticket holders.
Egyptian Court Blocks Plan to Transfer Two Islands to Saudi Arabia
16 Jan 2017 - The verdict is widely expected to further shake, but not break, the strained ties between Cairo and its main financial backer.
Antiaircraft Weapons Again Open Fire in Tehran
16 Jan 2017 - The authorities in Iran said the target was a camera drone, the second such incident in a month.
World Leaders Push Israel and Trump to Forge a 2-State Deal
16 Jan 2017 - Though peace efforts between Israel and the Palestinians seem doomed, world leaders gathered in Paris for a peace conference and signaled that they still longed for a solution.
Bahrain Executes 3 Shiites Convicted in Deadly Attack on Police
15 Jan 2017 - The executions were condemned by human rights groups, which said the men had been convicted in unfair trials, on evidence allegedly obtained through torture.
For Israel, Energy Boom Could Make Friends Out of Enemies
14 Jan 2017 - Once a barren energy island, Israel is finally advancing an ambitious strategy to tap natural gas reserves and transform its place in a hostile region.
  Jerusalem Post
Palestinian factions reaffirm agreement to form national unity government
18 Jan 2017 - “The idea of the government would be to start bridging the division between Gaza and the West Bank and prepare for national elections in six months,” Mustafa Barghouti says.
Israeli officer among killed in Negev violence over illegal Beduin village
18 Jan 2017 - In additional clashes with police forces another person was killed and Joint List MK Ayman Odeh sustained light head injures.
Likud MK Glick: 'I am going to the Trump inauguration carrying the name of Jerusalem Lawmaker'
17 Jan 2017 - Tells ‘Post’ he’ll participate in multi-faith prayer wishing luck to president-elect
US Jewish students rebuild West Bank settlement after fires
17 Jan 2017 - The students, who attend New York's Yeshiva University, came to Israel to help rebuild the West Bank settlement of Halamish after it was burned down in November.
Yair Netanyahu questioned in investigation of PM
17 Jan 2017 - ‘Israel Hayom,’ ‘Yediot Aharonot’ editors are grilled • Police also looking at ties between Mossad chief Yossi Cohen and Australian billionaire James Packer
Palestinian, 44, killed during attempted stabbing attack
17 Jan 2017 - No injuries to IDF soldiers, who shot suspect near West Bank city of Tulkarm
I’m fully responsible for sexual misconduct, Buchris tells court
17 Jan 2017 - IDF brigadier requested deal exempting him from prison time
Sinai Says: Retiring Rivkin’s legacy linked to future of rhythmic gymnastics in Israel
17 Jan 2017 - There are, however, very few athletes who have had such a profound impact on their sport as the one Rivkin has had on rhythmic gymnastics in Israel over the past decade.
Hapoel has chance to take control of group
17 Jan 2017 - Perfect start to Top 16 has Jerusalem eyeing Eurocup quarterfinals ahead of trip to Zenit.
Poll: Majority of Israelis do not believe Netanyahu innocent in criminal probes
17 Jan 2017 - Only 28% said that they do believe Netanyahu, while 18% said they did not know.
GRAPEVINE: And soon the movie...?
17 Jan 2017 - Interviewed on Israel Radio, Dalia Dorner, retired Supreme Court justice said that the law does not require Netanyahu to resign, but that he has a moral obligation to do so.
17 Jan 2017 - Jerusalem Theater, January 15.
Netanyahu investigation: PM's eldest son arrives for police questioning
17 Jan 2017 - Yair Netanyahu is expected to give testimony regarding an ongoing investigation into allegations that his father and family illegally received lavish gifts from wealthy businessmen.
Top cop heading Netanyahu investigation to retire in June
17 Jan 2017 - Yitzhaki’s retirement, announced on Monday alongside five other senior officers, comes at a sensitive time when the prime minister’s criminal investigation is still ongoing.
Kerry tells Netanyahu: 'You're affecting the ability to make peace'
17 Jan 2017 - The outgoing statesman spoke in conversation with 'New York Times' columnist Thomas Friedman on stage at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Israel to get envoy to Brazil, after nearly 18 months
17 Jan 2017 - Netanyahu's appointment was barred in past from public service stemming from perjury indictment
Large haredi riots over five women arrested by IDF police for desertion
17 Jan 2017 - Demonstrations and riots have taken place over the last three days against the arrests by extremists from the Edah Haredit community at major roads and junctions in Jerusalem and Beit Shemesh.
Jerusalem, Warsaw seek enhanced ties as Polish president visits Israel
17 Jan 2017 - Duda’s entourage includes Poland’s Chief Rabbi Michael Schudrich as well as a delegation of young entrepreneurs who want to interact with their Israeli peers.
Rouhani: Trump's talk 'propaganda,' he can't cancel Iran nuclear deal
17 Jan 2017 - "I am optimistic about the future of the nuclear deal... the deal is good for the United States but he doesn't understand," says Iranian president of Trump.
Rod Stewart announces concert in Tel Aviv this Summer
17 Jan 2017 - The 72-year-old musician last performed in Israel in 2010 at the Ramat Gan stadium.
Former US officials urge Trump to talk with Iranian resistance group
16 Jan 2017 - Any indication that the US backs the group's goal of regime change in Tehran would confirm suspicions among hard-liners in Iran that the US seeks the Iranian government's overthrow.
Netanyahu: Campaign to topple government is outrageous
16 Jan 2017 - Netanyahu entered the Likud Knesset faction meeting on Monday in a defiant mood and issued a message of harsh criticism against the press, who he accused of trying to topple his government.
Zionist Union to decide about impeachment of Ghattas
16 Jan 2017 - Arab lawmaker urges fellow MKs to oppose the initiative.
Israeli motorcycle king
16 Jan 2017 - He won five of the 12 stages and ended the race 50 minutes and 12 seconds clear of Norway’s Ullevalseter.
Sela sails into second round • Federer, Murray cruise
16 Jan 2017 - The 31-year-old Israeli, who climbed 20 places to No. 67 in the world at the start of the week, has a golden opportunity to reach the third round in Melbourne for a third straight year.
NGO report paints grim picture of state of children in Israel
16 Jan 2017 - "There are too many hardships and too few responses in education, welfare, health, law enforcement and the protection of children."
Hanegbi: US and Israel will be partners, not rivals, on Iran, settlements
16 Jan 2017 - Regional cooperation minister predicts that President-elect Donald Trump's inauguration will lead to the improvement of strained Israel-US relations.
Iran shoots at unidentified drone hovering over capital
16 Jan 2017 - An unidentified UAV approaches the no-fly zone in Iran's capital on Monday and was fired at. Iranian sources claim it was not a military drone.

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