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Next war with Hamas will be the last because 'we will completely destroy them'
Israel’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said in an interview that any future hostilities between the Jewish state and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip will be the last, “because we will completely destroy them”. [ No Comments ]

UNESCO officially adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution
UNESCO's executive board formally adopted a controversial resolution Tuesday morning which Israel has said denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem—and that has angered Israel's government and many Jews around the world. [ 3 Comments ]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladmir Putin.
Israel asks Russia to update security coordination after S-300 deployed to Syria
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) are said to have approached Russia's Defense Ministry to request that a security coordination mechanism between the two countries be updated in light of Moscow's deployment of S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria, according to Russian media reports. [ No Comments ]

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Russian President Vladimir Putin spoke on the phone on Friday to mark the 25th anniversary of renewed diplomatic ties between Moscow and Jerusalem, the Kremlin said.

After passing a resolution denying any Jewish connection to Jerusalem, the UN's cultural agency UNESCO is planning to vote on another similar anti-Israel resolution.

Almost 60% of Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip oppose a future Palestinian state based on the 1967 borders as a solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict., a survey conducted last week by An-Najah University in Nablus found.

Amid Russia's stepped up military activity in Syria and increased tension between Moscow and Washington, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday, while Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev is expected to come for a visit on November 10.

The impending arrival of Russia's sole aircraft carrier -- the Admiral Kuznetsov -- off the coast of Syria has the Israeli defense establishment concerned, the Hebrew news site Walla reported on Friday.

Email correspondence leaked to the public by WikiLeaks Thursday between officials at the highest echelons of the US Democratic Party have shed further light on the general distaste which prevailed among some in the party's ranks for Prime Minister Benjamin 'Bibi' Netanyahu's 2015 election campaign strategies.

Israeli archaeologists found the site of a fierce battle where the Roman army bombarded and breached the walls of Jerusalem before conquering the city and destroying the Second Temple almost 2,000 years ago, officials said Thursday.

Outrage is building amid Jewish and Christians groups who support Israel at the latest anti-Israel resolution to clear the United Nations' educational, scientific and cultural agency.

During the intermediate days of the holiday of Sukkot, thousands of Christian pilgrims join up with the annual 'Jerusalem March' and wind their way through the city center to demonstrate their solidarity with Israel.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the cabinet were not briefed on the findings of an internal military report analyzing the potential threat posed by Hamas' grid of terror tunnels, Army Radio reported Wednesday.

Donald Trump and Mike Pence will make satellite video addresses at a Republican Party rally in Jerusalem next week that will stress the unity of the city, Republicans Overseas Israel announced Wednesday.

Israel's economy is performing better than previously expected, the country's Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) reported Thursday, updating its annualized growth projection for 2016.

Hillary Clinton shouldn't mention Israel in her campaign's launch speech because it wouldn't play well with Democratic Party activists, several top campaign advisers agreed last year.

The Palestinian terror group Hamas fired at least one long-range missile into the Mediterranean Sea off the coast of the Gaza Strip on Monday morning, in what appeared to be a weapons test.

A commission of over 30 IDF officers found shortcomings in the military's efforts to detect and block Hamas terrorist tunnels leading up to 2014's Operation Protective Edge, Army Radio reported Tuesday.

In honor of the holiday of Sukkot, many public Sukkot are being erected in towns and cities across Israel. The Sukkot will feature various activities, performers and artists all free of charge to the public.

In yet another set of hacked documents published by WikiLeaks, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton raised doubt that Israel could subdue Iran's nuclear program without external assistance.

UNESCO, the U.N. body charged with protecting humanity's cultural treasures, approved a draft resolution Thursday calling Israel an 'occupying power' in its own capital of Jerusalem, ignoring deep Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and instead accusing Israeli settlers of provoking Muslims through 'aggressions.'

he two millionth person has been born in Gaza, the Strip's Hamas rulers claimed Wednesday, with the birth of a baby boy named Waleed officially recognized as reaching the milestone in the densely populated Palestinian territory.

The prime minister said that the country was in the midst of the High Holidays, known as a time when 'those who incite and fan the flames of terrorism' continually try to provoke violence and clashes.

Israel is concerned that Hillary Clinton will fill her administration if elected president with former staffers of Barack Obama who allegedly played a role in the deteriorating ties between the countries over the last seven years, according to email correspondence released by Wikileaks over the weekend.

A top Hamas official called for the bolstering of his group's ties with Iran and issued a threat to Israel, in an interview with the Islamic Republic's semi-official state news agency Fars on Monday.

The Palestinian government decided on Tuesday to delay the first municipal elections in a decade, originally scheduled for October 8, by several months. This announcement comes a day after the Palestinian High Judicial Council ruled that elections could only take place in the West Bank and not in Gaza.

The terrorist who carried out a deadly shooting attack in Jerusalem Sunday morning, leaving two dead and five injured was supposed to begin a four-month prison sentence the same day for attacking a police officer.

First Sergeant Yossi Kirma, a 29-year-old police officer from the town of Mevaseret Zion, is the Special Patrol Unit officer killed in Sunday morning's terrorist shooting attack in Jerusalem. He is survived by his wife, his parents , and two siblings. He recieved decorations for his work preventing a stabbing attack.

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was re-elected last year, the White House threatened to reconsider long-standing U.S. policy to veto U.N. Security Council resolutions on Israel's presence in the West Bank. At issue was a last-minute interview in which Netanyahu said there would be no Palestinian state as long as he was prime minister. He took back that statement after the election. Nonetheless, the White House directed policymakers to draw up a set of options for how Obama could 'preserve the two-state solution,' according to one U.S. official privy to the process.

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have developed a new approach to innovative treatment of Alzheimer's, providing hope to those with the degenerative disease. They have found a way to correct the flaw in the gene that causes Alzheimer's. Lab mice treated with the new therapy recovered from the illness.

IDF troops and police arrested fourteen Palestinian suspects during raids across the West Bank overnight Wednesday, the army said Thursday morning.

The United States issued an unusually strong rebuke Wednesday of Israel's plan to build new housing tracts in the West Bank.

A rocket exploded in Israel's southern Sderot region near the Gaza border on Wednesday morning after 'Red Alert' rocket alert sirens were activated in the area.