Wednesday 21 August 2019

A week in Israeli Politics

By James Marlow Just over three months to go before Israelis choose which political party would best...

Hadayb planned Ashdod hotel bombing

Adal Abu Hadayb planned to blow up the Leonardo Hotel in Ashdod according to Southern District prosecutors. The 20-year-old from Bedouin town Rahat made homemade explosives after watching Hamas videos and YouTube clips prior to purchasing materials...

Rivlin marks 20th anniversary of Accessibility Israel

President Reuven Rivlin marked the 20th anniversary of Accessibility Israel on Sunday. The disabilities group over two decades has worked tirelessly to change the public perception of space and accessibility for people...

TERROR IN ISRAEL: Car Ramming Injures Two Siblings, 1 Critically; Palestinian Terrorist Shot Dead

Two Israelis were injured – one critically – after a Palestinian terrorist rammed his car into a bus stop just outside the community of...

Ben Gurion flight delays

Dozens of flights from Ben Gurion Airport’s Terminal 3 were delayed when the baggage handling system broke down on Monday. Officials confirmed delays were down...

Israeli Navy simulate tsunami exercise

Israel's Navy simulated an exercise for a major earthquake and tsunami that would hit Israeli infrastructure and cause tens of thousands of injuries on...

Nurses strike across Israel

Israel’s national nurses' union launched a strike over working conditions and salaries on Tuesday. Talks with Health Ministry representatives and the Treasury collapsed 24 hours earlier. The walk out hit hospitals, clinics and health centers...

Shin Bet discover terror agents

Israel’s Shin Bet security service have discovered Iranian attempts to enlist terror agents in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Operatives operated fake social media applications according to Israeli authorities. "Security forces will continue in their...

New police unit to tackle “over-policing” of Ethiopian community

Israel’s Police Force has set up A Gender Equality and Cultural Diversity Unit. Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan and Acting Police Commissioner Motti Cohen have tasked the department to focus on “over-policing” and diversity. The new...

Terrorists arrested after Sorek murder

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the family home of teenage IDF soldier Dvir Sorek Sorek in the West Bank settlement of Ofra on what...

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