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Israeli forces arrest 19 wanted Palestinians, uncover W.Bank weapons workshops
The Israeli Defense Forces in cooperation with the Shin Bet security service arrested 19 wanted Palestinians overnight in the West Bank and uncovered three weapons manufacturing workshops. [ No Comments ]

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Obama touts US military aid in meeting with Netanyahu
US President Barack Obama met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the United Nations on Wednesday in what is likely their last meeting before Obama leaves office in January. [ No Comments ]

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Obama and Netanyahu to meet Wednesday
The meeting was agreed upon following talks between the Prime Minister's Office and the White House and was confirmed after the signing of the new US-Israel military aid package. It will be the first meeting between the two leaders since November 2015 and likely be the last as Obama approaches the conclusion of his presidency. [ 1 Comment ]

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After the Leviathan gas reservoir partners signed a massive deal with Jordan, Israel is now looking to lay a pipeline to Cyprus and Greece, so Israeli gas can be exported there and to other European countries, National Infrastructure, Energy and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said Tuesday.

Shimon Peres, the last of Israel's founding fathers, died early Wednesday morning at the age of 93.

The US-led consortium leading the development of Israel's offshore gas reserves on Monday announced a first deal to sell natural gas from its off-shore Leviathan field to neighboring Jordan.

Hamas is prioritizing offensive and defensive underground efforts above all else, a senior IDF officer said Sunday.

After hearing from Donald Trump that his administration would recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, Netanyahu met with Hillary Clinton in New York on Sunday for about an hour.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Donald Trump and is scheduled to meet Hillary Clinton on Sunday, and stressed that the engagements were not meant to interfere with hyper-charged American politics.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is currently visiting the United States, will separately meet U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Sunday, campaign sources and Israeli officials said.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is invited to address Israel's parliament, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday told the United Nations General Assembly.

All the corruption investigations against Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will be closed after the upcoming Tishrei holidays, Channel 10 News reported on Wednesday.

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spontaneously made an appeal, in his address to the United Nations General Assembly on Sept. 20, directly to Israeli leaders and citizens to make peace with Palestinians.

Republican U.S. lawmakers launched an effort on Tuesday to modify a $38 billion military aid agreement with Israel by providing more money and easing controls on how it is spent, setting up a showdown with President Barack Obama over the package days after it was signed.

Yoav Elitzur resides in Ofrah, the first Jewish community in the Binyamin area of Judea and Samaria in the modern age (founded in 1975). He has produced a short video, in Hebrew, in which he explains succinctly how the myth of, 'privately-owned Arab lands in Judea and Samaria,' came to be.

A Hamas drone that took off from the Gaza Strip Tuesday was intercepted by an Israeli Air Force aircraft just off the coast of the Palestinian enclave, the Israeli military said.

A poll released on Tuesday claiming that 70% of European Jews won't go to synagogue on Rosh Hashana or Yom Kippur due to security concerns, has been met with skepticism by prominent Jewish leaders.

Addressing the UN for the last time as president, US President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday of a world at a crossroads between an integrated, liberalized future and one dangerously divided along 'age-old lines' of race and tribe.

In the wake of Monday's Palestinian stabbing attack in Jerusalem -- which left a female Israeli police officer critically wounded and a male colleague in moderate condition -- a decision was taken to bolster security immediately, rather than waiting until the upcoming Jewish High Holidays, Israel's Channel 2 reported.

Republican senator Lindsey Graham said Friday that Israel made a mistake in signing a new $38 billion defense aid agreement with the United States, claiming that Netanyahu 'pulled the rug' from under Congress where there was bipartisan support for providing Israel with more military aid.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday fired back at critics over the recently signed $38 million military aid deal, saying that such criticism was 'background noise and disinformation.'

Two police officers were wounded in a stabbing attack outside Herod's Gate in Jerusalem's Old City on Monday morning, police said, as a fresh wave of attacks in Jerusalem and the West Bank appeared to persist for a fourth straight day.

Former US secretary of state and four-star general Colin Powell alleged that Israel possesses some 200 nuclear weapons, in an email apparently leaked by Russian hackers this week.

Sales of Israeli ammunition to the US civilian sector increased by about 1,000 percent last year, Haaretz reported on Thursday.

The Israel Defense Forces' bleak scenario for the next war includes at least 350 dead and 10,000 direct rocket strikes on population centers, Channel 10 reported on Thursday.

The emergence of a new island near the southern end of the Sea of Galilee, due to a dramatic drop in water levels, is the latest evidence of the drought that has hit Israel, and - according to some - fulfillment of Jewish prophecy of the coming of the Messiah.

The IDF launched a fresh wave of airstrikes overnight Wednesday against three Hamas terror targets in the Gaza Strip. The move comes as a retaliation for the firing of artillery shells on the Eshkol Regional Council late Wednesday.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres, 93, spent the night in peace and remained in serious but stable condition after being hospitalized in very serious condition on Tuesday with extensive cerebral bleeding following a stroke.

Israel and the United States have reportedly finalized a long-awaiting 10-year military aid package worth $38 billion, with Israel also signing a pledge that it will not seek additional funding from Congress, Israel's Channel 2 reports.

The Israeli military says its aircraft struck artillery positions in Syria after a projectile hit the Israeli-controlled part of the Golan Heights.

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Sunday took aim at Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu remark regarding 'ethnic cleansing' of Jews as a precondition for a Palestinian state, accusing the Jewish State of perpetrating an ethnic cleansing of Palestinians.

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu uploaded a video to his Facebook page over the weekend in which he countered international assertions that Israel's settlement enterprise in Judea and Samaria is hindering peace efforts. Netanyahu said the main obstacle was actually the Palestinian leadership's plan to pursue the 'ethnic cleansing' of Jews in the area following any peace deal.

American influence over the Middle East could slip a notch after Israel and the Palestinians agreed in principle to Russian-organized talks in Moscow. That is, if the negotiations ever happen.