The Islamic State in Egypt seems to be gaining in strength and notoriety in the Sinai Peninsula of Egypt as the group claimed responsibility for more rockets fired into southern Israel Monday. The rockets landed in the Eshkol region in the south of the Jewish state.
Israel is set to relax its regulations on the exports of arms and defense products, amid a reform program for the industry taken by the Defense Export Controls Agency, a branch of the Defense Ministry.
Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, former U.S. officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to his stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians.
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah called on Israel to dismantle its nuclear reactor in Dimona on Thursday, warning that it poses a threat to Israel's existence should it be hit by one of Hezbollah's missiles.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not retract his support for the creation of a Palestinian state when he meets with US President Donald Trump in Washington on Wednesday, Netanyahu made clear in Sunday's security cabinet meeting.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will set out for Washington on Monday for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump since he took office three weeks ago, testing a new but yet uncertain relationship amid a number of Israeli moves that would have raised hackles with the previous administration of Barack Obama.
Hamas and Israel both talk about not wanting another war, but are preparing for one. Since the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, the Gaza Strip has remained mostly quiet, with only a few intermittent rocket attacks such as last week's, which actually seems to have been carried out by a Hamas-linked Islamic State affiliate in Sinai that spends most of its terrorist effort on ambushing Egyptian soldiers. But this is only another misleading calm before another explosive storm.
A member of Hamas's naval commando unit defected from the Gaza-based terror organization nearly a year ago to join the Sinai Province -- the Islamic State group's branch in the Sinai Peninsula, Palestinian sources told The Times of Israel.
Archeologists in Israel discovered a 12th cave they believe once housed the Dead Sea Scrolls after finding historical artifacts proving they had been stored there. If they are right, it would be the latest 'scroll cave' discovered in over 60 years, Harretz reported Wednesday.
Tensions escalated Monday, as Israel launched three rounds of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip in retaliation to Hamas-launched rockets on Israel's southern coast and gunfire at Israeli troops near the border fence.
The Israeli Knesset on Monday evening passed the second and third readings of a controversial bill paving the way for Israel to recognize some 4,000 settler homes illegally built on private Palestinian land, despite a US call for restraint last week.
The White House warned Israel on Thursday to cease settlement announcements that are 'unilateral' and 'undermining' of President Donald Trump's effort to forge Middle East peace, a senior administration official told The Jerusalem Post.
After a 2,000 year moratorium, it is now possible for a Jew anywhere in the world to perform the mitzvah (commandment) of paying the half-shekel, a Biblically-mandated tax incumbent on every Jew to finance the day-to-day operations of the Temple.
The IDF Home Front Command is preparing for the thousands of rockets expected to strike Israel during the next war, investing hundreds of millions of shekels over the past two years on defensive measures and strengthening strategic capabilities.
Clashing with protesters and pulling tearful settlers from trailer homes, Israeli forces began an operation to clear out the Amona outpost Wednesday, ending years of uncertainty over the fate of the hilltop.