Headlines from Israel

Israeli army hits Gaza terror targets; Palestinians claim tunnel destroyed

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:43
Army says 'terrorist infrastructure' targeted ■ Kerem Shalom border crossing, linking Gaza to Israel, to close Sunday morning, Israeli army informs Palestinians

Jews were also from 'shithole' countries

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 13:27
U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Friday that he objected to any legislation that he said would force the United States 'to take large numbers of people from high crime...countries which are doing badly'

Thousands of Israelis protest corruption, chant against Netanyahu's son over stripper scandal

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:48
'Marches of shame' against corruption have been going on for weeks; Saturday night's rally targets Yair Netanyahu after leaked audio revealed he attended strip clubs

Poll: Netanyahu's Likud to lose if Israel's center and center-right parties merge

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:42
New poll says that merger by centrist Yesh Atid and center-right Kulanu parties would see them win 29 Knesset seats, while Netanyahu would take only 25

'This is not a drill': Hawaii gets warning of incoming ballistic missile threat by mistake

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 10:32
Missile alert sent by mistake, local reports say

Clashes reported in West Bank as Palestinians march against Trump's Jerusalem decision

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 09:24
Clashes in Nabi Saleh saw two Palestinians hurt from rubber bullets and dozens from tear gas inhalation; protesters also demonstrated against ongoing arrest of teen Ahed Tamimi

Masked Israeli settlers filmed destroying Palestinian olive trees

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 08:56
Soldiers eventually intervened, but no arrests were made in what Palestinians claim is the latest incident of settler violence since this week's deadly terror attack that claimed a rabbi's life

Israeli minister dubs African asylum seekers 'sanitary nuisance,' calls for death sentence for fake news

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 07:08
Communications Minister Ayoub Kara sparks controversy as he calls for death for propagators of fake news and speaks out against asylum seekers as Israel launches deportation plan

This Eritrean hopes to ride through Israel like a hero

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 06:27
Awet Gebremedhin, who fled his country five years ago, is a new member of Israel’s pro cycling team, and hopes to compete in the Giro d’Italia here in May. Friends and family in Tel Aviv will be waiting for him, if they haven’t been deported yet

Turkey's Erdogan: If Kurdish 'terrorists' in Syria won’t surrender we will tear them down

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 05:22
The Turkish president issued a stern threat against Kurdish militia forces now controlling the Syrian district of Afrin, who claim Turkey has attacked them with shells

The saturhation effect

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 04:41
With hundreds of scripted TV shows competing for viewers’ attention, offerings from Spain, France, Belgium, Denmark and Iceland are worth a look

Egyptian navy kills Palestinian fisherman at sea, Gaza health ministry says

Sat, 01/13/2018 - 03:41
Fishermen from Gaza have often brought in catch from Egyptian territory to sidestep restrictions imposed by Israel's naval blockade of the enclave

Report: Trump paid porn star $130,000 to buy her silence on alleged tryst

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 15:40
The U.S. president's attorney allegedly arranged a deal a month before the elections to buy the woman's silence on a sexual encounter that reportedly took place in 2006

Key figure in Sobibor death camp uprising dies aged 96

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:35
Arkady Wajspapir, a Red Army veteran and Sobibor extermination camp survivor, played a key role in the operation that enabled some 300 inmates to escape, though not all survived

'I studied Christianity and Buddhism. They have no basis or reality'

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:25
This week at the Tel Aviv airport: This couple sees dance as a way to come closer to God ■ Why these two young Israeli women packed noodles for their trip to Thailand

The demise of Tel Aviv's bohemian café culture

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:20
Soon Tel Aviv itself as a cultural entity will disappear. Instead, it will become a real estate asset

Lebanese designer Elie Saab deletes Instagram photo of 'flawless' Gal Gadot following backlash

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 12:12
'I love and respect Elie Saab, but is he really happy an Israeli actress wore a dress he designed?' asked the Lebanese journalist Heba Bitar

Rocket sirens sound in southern Israel; IDF says false alarm

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:50
Alert comes hours after protests in the Gaza Strip, West Bank which saw 46 Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces

FULL TEXT: Trump threatens to quit nuclear deal if it isn't 'fixed' within four months

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:25
'Today I am waiving the application of certain nuclear sanctions, but only in order to secure our European allies’ agreement to fix the terrible flaws of the nuclear deal,' Trump says

The real person behind 'The Post': An interview with the leaker Nixon hunted

Fri, 01/12/2018 - 11:22
Daniel Ellsberg, the military intelligence contractor who leaked the Pentagon Papers in 1971, tells Haaretz his opinions about Vietnam, Trump, Snowden and the chances of nuclear war