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Israel pauses to remember millions murdered in Holocaust
Israelis across the country paused for two minutes Thursday morning in memory of the six million Jews who perished in Europe under Nazi rule as an air raid siren pierced the clear blue sky in an annual marking of Holocaust Remembrance Day. [ 1 Comment ]

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Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal
Negotiations meant to enshrine U.S. defense aid for Israel over the next decade have snagged on disputes about the size, scope and fine print of a new multibillion-dollar package, officials say. [ Comments Off on Differences over missile defense, fine print snag U.S.-Israel aid deal ]

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Palestinian Authority Deceives US, Uses Taxpayer Money To Pay Jailed Terrorists
Palestinian Media Watch, an organization that not only monitors Palestinian media but also does research on issues related to the Palestinian Authority, just released a new report detailing a billion-dollar fraud with money donated to the PA by Western countries, including the United States. [ No Comments ]

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Canteens, recreational rooms, even showers - tunnel-building terrorist reveals Hamas's vast tunnel network, in major intel coup for Israel.

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip fired mortars at Israeli soldiers on Friday morning, causing no injuries, as the frequent exchanges of cross-border fire entered its fourth day.

The Palestinians plan to ask for international protection from alleged Israeli war crimes at Friday afternoon's informal meeting of the UN Security Council in New York.

The Israel Air Force struck four Hamas targets in the northern Gaza Strip early Thursday morning, for the second time over the past 24 hours.

Shraga Brosh, the head of the Manufacturer's Association of Israel, urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday to reject a defense aid package deal reportedly proposed by US President Barack Obama, saying it would kill Israeli jobs and be a 'mortal blow' to its defense industry.

The head of Egypt's State Information Service isn't pointing the finger for Mideast violence at his own repressive government, ISIS, al-Qaida, Sunnis, Shiites or - heaven forbid - Islam itself. No, the waves of beheadings, bombings and beligerance can be laid at the feet of two American cartoon characters, Tom and Jerry.

Israeli security services recently thwarted an attempt to smuggle some four tonnes of chemicals into Gaza, claiming they could be used to manufacture long-range rockets, it was cleared for publication Tuesday.

Three soldiers from the Kfir Brigade were wounded, one seriously, in a car-ramming attack in the Binyamin region of the West Bank on Wednesday evening when a Palestinian driver drove his vehicle into them while they were standing near a checkpoint between the settlements of Dolev and Talmon.

Palestinians in Gaza fired a mortar shell at an IDF unit carrying out operational work on the Gaza border fence on Wednesday.

The development of the F-35 Lightning II stealth fighter has been the subject of widespread criticism over performance issues, but the Israeli Air Force has already made extensive preparations to welcome the next-generation aircraft, which will be known as the Adir.

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn rebuffed calls Sunday to denounce contacts with terror groups Hamas and Hezbollah, while declaring that his party is against anti-Semitism, amid a roiling scandal over accusations of widespread anti-Jewish and anti-Israel sentiments among Labourites.

A new report released Sunday by Israel Opportunity Energy Resources LP and filed with the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange claimed an oil reservoir near the Dead Sea is worth NIS 1.2 billion ($320 million).

Police and Border Police officers were attacked on Friday by Palestinians throwing stones after Friday prayers in the Old City.

Hamas threatened on Thursday that unless Israel lifts its blockade on the Gaza Strip, 'there will be an explosion,' Channel 2 reported.

'The quiet isn't stable.' This is how Col. Shay Klapper, a battalion commander in the Samaria region describes the decrease in the number of terrorist attacks over the past few weeks. 'When the wave is renewed, it will be at a much higher pace will be raised a few notches. It won't return to be 13 year olds with knives,' he predicts.

The United States 'dodged a bullet in Syria... all courtesy of the Israelis,' former US Vice President Dick Cheney's national security adviser asserted on Monday.

A set of Palestinian initiatives aimed at advancing policy through anti-Israel measures at international organizations, or using international forums, appear to be in disarray following a series of setbacks.

Comments by a well-connected former major-general in the Saudi military who said Tuesday that Riyadh would establish an embassy in Israel if it accepted the 2002 Arab Peace Initiative failed to elicit an official response from Jerusalem.

Fires were reported all across the country, including in the Western Galilee between the town of Shlomi and Kibbutz Matzuva and also in the city of Nahariya, where two trees burned down near residential buildings; in the Upper Galilee near Kibbutz Gadot; in Kibbutz Yizre'el near Afula; on Highway 1 connecting Jerusaelm and Tel Aviv, close to Kibbutz Gamzu, and also in the city of Jerusalem; next to the railway between Be'er Ya'akov and Lod, and additionally between Ramla and Kibbutz Na'an.

Right-wing politicians visiting Hebron on Monday called on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to annex Judea and Samaria and throw his full-fledged support behind the city's small Jewish community.

Israeli authorities on Tuesday evicted eight Jewish visitors from the Temple Mount complex in response to what security forces said was inappropriate behavior at the holy site.

Palestinian leaders have offered up an unlikely candidate for the Nobel Peace Prize: A man serving five life sentences for murder.

Israel's fifth submarine cost half a billion dollars and it is 68 meters long (10 meters longer than the existing Dolphin submarines), but the secret to its military might is the fact it can stay deep underwater for longer periods of time, 10 times, and at times even longer, than other submarines. The stealth capabilities of the new submarine, and of its 'sister' INS Tanin, allows them to be completely silent while underwater, thanks to their electric engines.

Tens of thousands of people thronged to the Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City under heavy police guard for a twice-annual mass blessing ceremony Monday morning.

The Jordanian government warned on Monday that there would be 'serious consequences' if Israel continues to allow Jews to ascend the Temple Mount following a busy Sunday where over 100 Jews visited the holy site in honor of the first of the intermediary days of Passover on Sunday, according to reports by Israel radio.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday informed Russian President Vladimir Putin of his 'red lines' regarding the security of Israel's northern borders, and stressed that the Jewish state was determined to maintain its control of the Golan Heights.

Israel will close off the West Bank and Gaza Strip for 48 hours beginning Friday, amid fears of attacks by the Hamas terror group during the Jewish holiday of Passover, which begins Friday night, the army announced Thursday.

The Islamic militant group Hamas is praising a Palestinian as a 'martyr' for carrying out a bus bombing that injured about 20 people in Jerusalem this week.

A congressional human rights commission heard testimony from experts on how Islamic radicalization in Europe has ramped up risk for Jewish communities.

Yishai Schlissel, who stabbed six people at the Jerusalem pride parade in July 2015, was on Tuesday convicted of murder and six counts of attempted murder. One of Schlissel's victims, 16-year-old Shira Banki, succumbed to her wounds after having been critically injured.