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The Shin Bet and the Israel Police on Monday closed three NGOs they say were funneling money to activities meant to "inflame tensions on the Temple Mount", according to a statement put out by the security service.
Defense officials are fighting a three-year-old request under the Freedom of Information Act to release a 1987 report supposedly discussing Israel's nuclear technology.
Palestine is not a state, and therefore does not qualify for membership in the International Criminal Court according to the U.S. State Department.
It started 15 years ago with plans to expand the Tower of David Museum. But the story took a strange turn when archaeologists started peeling away layers under the floor in an old abandoned building adjacent to the museum in Jerusalem's Old City.
The Obama administration said Monday it was reviewing its annual $440 million aid package to the Palestinians because of their effort to join the International Criminal Court to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel.
Israel's intelligence community has determined that Islamic State of Iraq and Levant was operating in the West Bank.
Although Israel faced another war and tensions rose in Jerusalem, 2014 was a record-breaking year in terms of aliyah (immigration) statistics.
The Israeli Cabinet voted in favor of the controversial "Jewish state bill," with the preceding discussion descended into a shouting match between ministers.
The al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, the military wing of the Palestinian political party Fatah, released a new recruitment video Friday hoping to enlist new soldiers for the "destruction of Israel."
Senior Hamas official called Sunday to dismantle the Palestinian unity government led by Fatah and Hamas and to set up a new government in its place, citing the Palestinian leadership's failure to advance the rehabilitation of the Gaza Strip following this year's summer war between the Islamist group and Israel, the Times of Israel reported.
The US administration is planning to present a proposal to resume the peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians after the mid-term elections for Congress.
IDF officials confirmed Tuesday that Hamas had planned to carry out a massive assault by penetrating Israeli communities via tunnels under the border from the Gaza Strip, and then killing or kidnapping as many people as possible.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is concerned about the direction the world's negotiations with Iran are going, and warned of the danger of the Islamic Republic becoming a nuclear threshold state.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will call for a revival of the collapsed Israeli-Palestinian peace process on Sunday when he attends an international conference in Cairo on rebuilding Gaza.
The Temple Institute raised $100,000 for modern architectural plans for the Third Temple in Jerusalem. The Temple Institute says the Third Temple will be a "house of prayer for all nations" and will usher in a "new era of universal harmony and peace" as prophesied in the Bible.
The Palestinian Authority is set to ask the UN Security Council to vote Friday on a resolution demanding the Israeli withdrawal to the pre-1967 lines in a time frame of three years, Israel Radio reported Thursday.
Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Cairo on Tuesday agreed to schedule new talks on a durable Gaza ceasefire for the last week of October.
A public opinion poll published on Tuesday showed that half of the Palestinian public supports an armed intifada against Israel.
Hezbollah may implement its plan to invade northern Israel if a third Lebanon war breaks out, according to an estimate by the IDF Northern Command. Sources in Israel have identified a change in the Shiite terror group's policies, which Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah has defined as "breaking the silence."
The rift between Fatah and Hamas, which developed over the course of Operation Protective Edge, continued to widen Saturday, when Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas spoke to Egyptian reporters, threatening to break their current partnership if the organization in Gaza doesn't begin to make some changes.
Just 10 days after a ceasefire ended a 50-day Israel-Hamas conflict, the Israeli army is "making plans and training" for "a very violent war" against Hezbollah in south Lebanon, an Israeli TV report said Friday night, without specifying when this war might break out.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to pressure Israel to formally prepare a map of the borders of a Palestinian State with Jerusalem as its capital.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that Iran "will use all of its capabilities" to save the "al-Aqsa Mosque" and would not allow the Mosque to remain "under the occupation of usurpers and aggressors."
Fierce fighting between Syrian rebel and government forces over the strategic Quneitra crossing on the Golan Heights has compelled Israel to up its readiness in the area.
As a result of the fighting on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights, the level of alert was raised on the Israeli side, an army spokesperson said Thursday, without confirming that it had been increased to the highest level.