Wednesday 21 August 2019

Shaked spears right-wing election bid as left-wing and Arab parties form unions

New Right party leader Ayelet Shaked will hold the third largest bloc in the Knesset if elections were held this week. The Channel 12 News poll released on Tuesday night is a huge...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Opportunity for Israeli MIAs and POWs return will soon shut 

Hamas has told Israel there is a “real chance” to negotiate the return of MIAs and POWs but a window of opportunity will soon shut. The statement came hours after a State...

Bibi threatens Hezbollah with “crushing blow”

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to strike Hezbollah a “crushing blow” if the terror group launches an attack on the State of Israel. Speaking at his weekly cabinet meeting Netanyahu was responding to comments by Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah last Friday commemorating “victory”...

Rivlin receives doctorate in Seoul

President Reuven Rivlin received an honorary doctorate in law at Yonsei University in Seoul on Tuesday. Prior to the ceremony, Rivlin witnessed memorandums of understanding being signed between...

Bail for officer who shot Ethiopian teenager

An off-duty policeman who fatally killed Ethiopian teenager Solomon Tekah in the Kiryat Haim neighbourhood of Haifa last month has been released from house arrest. The decision comes after a judge completed investigations...

Bibi slams EU over Iran uranium enrichment

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has lambasted the European Union’s lacklustre response to Iran's uranium enrichment violations beyond the permitted level. In an scathing rebuke the Israeli leader compared EU’s actions to attempting concessions with Nazi Germany...

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