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White House Rejects New Trade Bill Because It Is Too Pro-Israel
The White House has announced its partial opposition to a new bipartisan trade bill because of a portion of the legislation that would strengthen the U.S.-Israel economic relationship, according to a statement issued late Thursday. [ 3 Comments ]

Netanyahu: Situation not ripe for two-state solution
Israel has no choice in the current political reality but to continue its control of the West Bank, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday, asserting that the Palestinians have yet to meet the basic requirements outlined by the government for a final peace agreement between the two nations. [ 2 Comments ]

Netanyahu: We'll surround Israel with fences to 'protect from predators'
The government is preparing a plan to entirely surround Israel with a security fence to 'protect ourselves from the predators', Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced on Tuesday during a tour of the eastern fence under construction along the length of the Jordanian border. [ 2 Comments ]

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A new Israeli-developed bandage aims to save lives in cases of severe bleedings, where conventional treatment procedures could fail to stop a deadly hemorrhage.

Israel did not respond on Wednesday to Iran's announcement it will unveil an upgrade this year of its Emad ballistic missile whose 1,700 km range puts Israel in its reach.

A split began to emerge in the ranks of Hamas' military wing in recent days after the group executed one of its own members, signaling growing tensions between the organization's local leadership in Gaza and its leadership abroad.

A cyber-hacker working for Iran hacked the computer of a former IDF chief-of-staff, an Israeli television report said Tuesday, and gained access to the unnamed army chief's entire computer database.

Hamas and Fatah representatives were scheduled to begin talks in Doha, Qatar, on Sunday in yet another bid to end their dispute and implement previous reconciliation agreements signed between the two sides.

International credit rating company Standard & Poor's on Friday said that it was leaving Israel's credit rating unchanged at A+ with a stable outlook.

Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Monday launched yet another tirade against the United States and Israel.

About two weeks ago, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) met with a group of Israeli journalists, myself included, in the Muqata in Ramallah. The rais made firm statements against violence and terrorism and repeated his call for the resumption of peace talks.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah party on Wednesday praised the three terrorists who perpetrated the attack in east Jerusalem that left one Israeli Border Policewoman dead and another seriously wounded, Palestinian Media Watch reported.

Israel's Ministry of Defense confirmed this week that the US is providing $120 million over the next three years to help develop an underground system for detecting tunnels that is being compared to the Iron Dome, The Financial Times reported.

A Hamas attack tunnel collapsed in the Gaza Strip in the Zeitoun area on Wednesday evening, one day after another tunnel collapsed in the coastal area.

Mere hours after the terror attack at the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem on Wednesday, which claimed the life of a Border Policewoman, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with families of terrorists in Ramallah.

A survey shows that Jewish Israelis rank Barack Obama as the 'worst' U.S. president in relation to Israel in the last 30 years -- 63% of Israelis put Obama in the 'worst' category while 16% rated Jimmy Carter as the second 'worst' president.

Three terrorists committed a combined stabbing and shooting attack Wednesday afternoon at Jerusalem's Damascus gate, wounding two female Border Police officers and a young man.

Islamist movement Hamas on Tuesday marked the 10th anniversary of the legislative election it won in 2006 with a call for new parliamentary and presidential polls in the Palestinian territories.

Ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert on Tuesday admitted to two counts of obstruction of justice as part of a plea deal after a years-long legal saga. The Jerusalem Magistrates Court judge convicted Olmert on both counts. It was the first time that Olmert admitted to wrongdoing in any of the cases against him.

Fully 60 percent of Frenchmen believe that Jews bear at least some responsibility for recent rises in anti-Semitism, according to a new poll by the Ipsos market research firm.

In a vote of confidence for Israel's natural gas market, the consortium developing Israel's largest gas field Leviathan announced its first sale Sunday, for a whopping $1.3 billion.

Israeli archeologists unearthed Greek and Aramaic inscriptions in northern Israel, suggesting a Jewish presence in the land dating back to the first century.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded Sunday to critics charging his government was failing to deal with newly dug tunnels under the Israel-Hamas frontier, threatening to blow up the underground passages if need be.

Haniyeh, who is Khaled Mashal's deputy at Hamas's political bureau, made the comments in a speech during Friday prayers ahead of the funerals of seven Hamas military operatives killed this week in a tunnel collapse in Gaza, not far from the border with Israel.

A poll ordered by Moshe Kahlon's Kulanu party shows that MK Yair Lapid's party Yesh Atid is garnering more and more support, while the Likud party is losing its power.

Yesha Council head Avi Roeh on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, calling on him, Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan to block official Palestinian media broadcasts.

A memo issued earlier this month by the Obama administration directs the U.S. 'trade community' and government partner agencies to explicitly label Israeli-made goods that have been produced in the West Bank.

Iran's supreme leader on Wednesday once again repeated provocative assertions about the Holocaust, defying the world on a day that it paused to remember the victims of the Nazi genocide in Europe.

Canada's new Liberal government said on Monday it was delivering a 'tough message' to Israel as a good friend after expressing concern about Israeli-Palestinian violence, Israeli settlements and unilateral Palestinian moves.

The Palestinian Authority (PA) on Monday blasted Israel for its 'settlement attack' and threatened to force a withdrawal from Judea and Samaria on Israel.

The Israeli economy is experiencing major deflation, the latest figures showed, with prices falling by one percent in 2015.

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has strongly condemned remarks made by UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, in which the UN chief expressed sympathy for Palestinian terrorist attacks.

Hamas' deputy leader Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday praised the Palestinian Arab media for continuing to play a major role in strengthening the morale of the Palestinians during the intifada.