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Umm al Fahm, one of the largest Palestinian cities in Israel's 1948 borders, continues to lack street names and house numbers. Of the 301 street names selected by the Umm al-Fahm municipality, the Israeli Interior Ministry has stalled the approval of 60. All of the street names that have not been approved, ...
Though Saudi Arabia and Israel have no official diplomatic relations, senior Israel officials, including the country's prime and energy ministers have reportedly ... Israeli and Saudi Arabian officials have held a number of meetings in Cairo with the mediation of Egypt, according to media reports, saying that an ...
A senior Israeli military official said on Wednesday that the Israeli army is preparing for war on five fronts, in addition to another with Iran. Deputy Chief of Staff of the Israeli army, Aviv Kochavi, said: "Iran is fuelling many terrorist activities in the Middle East", adding that the Israeli army continues to grow and ...

Israeli media have reported several invitations offered by Israeli officials to British royals but none, until now, have been accepted. The British government, which approves royal trips, condemns Israeli settlement building in the West Bank. Prince Charles has been to Israel for two funerals, for the former ...
Israel is concerned by what it sees as a policy difference with the U.S. on countering Iranian military entrenchment in Syria, officials say. The issue is going to be discussed again in the White House meeting between Prime Minister Netanyahu and President Trump on Monday. The bottom line: A senior Israeli official who ...
The IDF foresees a threat underground as well, assuming Hezbollah has tunnels in Lebanon not necessarily to infiltrate Israel but to store weapons and shelter fighters. Another problem is that this time fighting in the north could mean on the Syrian border as well. A front could also open up in Gaza in the ...
"We hope he comes," said Sylvan Adams, the driving force behind efforts to bring the Giro to Israel. "We are working with Vatican officials and waiting to hear." Adams personally delivered an official invitation from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Pope Francis during a papal visit in October, ...
The head of Iran's wrestling federation has resigned after criticising authorities for letting players be punished because of the country's ban on Athletes competing against Israel. Rasoul Khadem, an Olympic gold medallist, was re-elected as the Iranian Wrestling Federation head only two months ago.
A high-level delegation from the Polish government will travel to Israel on Wednesday to hear the country's objections to a controversial holocaust law, the Israeli Foreign Ministry said. The law, passed by Poland's senate this month, ignited an unprecedented diplomatic row and calls in Israel for the recall of ...
Less than one week after Israeli police recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on several corruption charges, a new legal minefield has opened up beneath ... 10 by the Israeli Air Force, he said that "Israel will not allow the Iranian regime to put a noose of terror around our neck.".
London, England - US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel signals the "official adoption of the Israeli narrative", a prominent Arab Knesset member said, one week after Washington confirmed it was bringing forward to May the date the US embassy would be moved ...
Two refugee rights groups, the Hotline for refugees and Migrants and Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylums seekers in Israel (ASSAF), said authorities handed the asylum seekers "deportation notices" and imprisoned them at the Saharonim prison in the south of Israel. To protest the deportation, ...
Addameer's board member Khalida Jarrar has also been held in administrative detention since 2 July 2017, and three staff members from the organization are banned by the Israeli authorities from travelling outside Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). Israeli forces detained Salah ...

Israeli occupation authorities on Sunday said that there will be a security cordon on the West Bank and Gaza for four days for the "Purim" Jewish holiday. The closure will start on Tuesday night, until midnight Saturday. According to Israeli army, Gaza crossings with Israel will be closed and entry into Israel ...
Stupnicka-Bando and 49 other Christian Poles who helped Jews during the holocaust appealed Monday to Polish and Israeli authorities to return to a ... The measure has angered Holocaust survivors and officials in Israel, where it is seen as an attempt to whitewash the actions of Poles who killed Jews ...
The Broward County Sheriff's Office is investigating why three of its deputies apparently remained outside the Florida high school where 17 people were killed this month, Sheriff Scott Israel said Sunday. Two law enforcement sources told NBC News that the deputies didn't enter Marjory Stoneman Douglas ...
Less than one week after Israeli police recommended that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on several corruption charges, a new legal minefield has opened up beneath ... 10 by the Israeli Air Force, he said that "Israel will not allow the Iranian regime to put a noose of terror around our neck.".
White House officials insisted on Wednesday that the recommendation of bribery and fraud charges against Mr. Netanyahu would have "no impact on the ... Mr. Trump's tone first changed on Sunday, when he told a right-wing Israeli newspaper, Israel Hayom, that he was concerned about the growth of ...
At a gobsmacking press conference the morning after the country's latest public school mass shooting, Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said an armed officer stationed on campus at the ... to the shooting involving what authorities describe as AR-15 "type" weapon it appears the suspect obtained legally.
Iran's prosecutor General has revealed that the authorities in Tehran have dismantled a US-Israel spy network and arrested its members. "The defendants gathered information about the country in strategic areas, under the cover of scientific and environmental projects," said Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi.
"It is a perfect opportunity to stop in Israel, coordinate substantive policy and strategic messaging with the Prime Minister, and execute a joint U.S.-Israeli strategy on other stops," Shapiro wrote in a Haaretz op-ed published Sunday, after the Israel-Iran-Syria clash. "Many Secretaries of State have done ...
Norwegian Legislator Criticised After Nominating BDS Movement for peace Prize, Israeli officials Brand BDS 'Anti-Semitic' ... BDS is a Palestinian-led non-violent movement that aims to pressure Israel to comply with international law, and Haskel's comment is a recurring claim by BDS detractors used to ...
Moscow (Sputnik) - Palestine supports Damascus in opposing Israeli attacks, which are seen as an interference in Syria's sovereignty, the foreign affairs adviser of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Shaath, told Sputnik in an interview.
Dr. Nimrod Goren, the founder and head of Mitvim - The Israeli Institute for Regional Foreign Policies, a progressive Israeli think tank, said Netanyahu's offer to host the Visegard conference is "another signal to the change in direction of Israel's foreign policy concerning Europe. The Netanyahu government ...
The Israeli officials used their Israel passports to enter Malaysia to attend the week-long World Urban Forum (WUF 9) in Kuala Lumpur that started on Feb 7, according to a report in ... "Proud to have led Israel's official delegation to the UN's international WUF 9 meeting in Kuala Lumpur," he wrote on twitter.
His remarks come amid Israel's fears that its escalation through airstrikes on Saturday could spiral into a war with Syria and Iran. The Israeli military, which has long boasted of superior aerial power, lost its first warplane in 35 years since the regime's war on Lebanon in 1982. The Syrian military, which has ...
The Israeli authorities must immediately release teenage activist Ahed Tamimi whose continued detention is a desperate attempt to intimidate Palestinian children who dare to stand up to repression by occupying forces, Amnesty International said. Ahed Tamimi's trial is due to start tomorrow in Ofer juvenile ...
Many Arab and Islamic nations do not recognise Israel and, therefore, disallow airlines from using their airspace for flight services to that country. According to the official, an approval from Saudi Arabia to use its airspace will allow Air India to take a shorter route by flying over Ahmedabad, Muscat, Saudi ...
A U.S. envoy has assured Lebanon that Israel does not seek an escalation between the countries following a surge in hostile rhetoric in recent days, Lebanese and Israeli officials said on Thursday. A senior Lebanese official said that David Satterfield - the U.S.' acting Assistant Secretary of State, who ...
Lebanese and Israeli officials said David Satterfield, acting assistant U.S. secretary of state, was in Israel last week and in Lebanon this week on a ... the (border) wall with Israel and said there is no call for concern, and there is no direction toward escalation," a senior Lebanese government official told ...
Jerusalem (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli man on Monday in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials said. The incident ... Tensions have risen in the West Bank since U.S. President Donald Trump recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel on Dec.
On Monday this week, when Moked activists learned about the incident, they demanded that Israeli authorities bring her home. "With obtuseness that cannot be justified, nobody bothered to tell the minor where she was or made sure the family knew of her release, as is required in view of her age," Moked ...
Media reports of the lower house's passage of the bill last Friday created a political, public and media storm in Israel. Israeli officials took several steps in response, including a telephone call between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Polish counterpart, Mateusz Morawiecki. The contacts resulted ...
Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah will meet with Israeli finance Minister Moshe Kahlon in Jerusalem on Sunday, an Israeli official said yesterday. ... Kahlon and Hamdallah frequently meet to discuss economic issues, however the last meeting between the senior officials was on 30 October, over a ...
Israeli scientists in a state institution have published highly classified information on the internet that Israel has made a great and consistent effort to hide. ... Defense establishment officials are now trying to erase any trace of the secret information from the web, but they have run into difficulties because the ...
With the dollar trading at its lowest against the shekel since 2011, despite efforts by the Bank of Israel, central bankers urged lawmakers to have patience before taking their own measures aimed at weakening the Israeli currency. Amit Friedman, an adviser to the head of the Bank of Israel's market ...
ESTRIN: Israeli officials say the timing of the proposed law is unfortunate. It passed a vote by the lower house of the Polish Parliament on the eve of International holocaust Remembrance Day. Now Israel has summoned Poland's deputy ambassador and says Poland has agreed to begin an immediate ...
Michael Oren, Israel's senior official in charge of diplomacy, was roundly mocked on Thursday for admitting that he had opened a formal investigation of a family of Palestinian activists based on an internet conspiracy theory, which claims that they are not a real family but a troupe of Actors paid to pretend ...
Senior Israeli defense officials expressed grave concern Jan. 15 that unemployment of around 50% among young Palestinians, along with the dead end in reconciliation talks between Hamas and Fatah, would result in an explosion with security, environmental and health implications for Israel.
Vice President Mike Pence told the Israeli parliament Monday that the United States will move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem next year, ... On Tuesday, Pence will visit Yad Vashem, Israel's official memorial to victims of the holocaust, and the Western Wall in the fabled Old City, home to holy sites for ...
The population and Immigration Authority has begun informing asylum seekers at the Holot detention center that they will have to leave Israel for Rwanda, otherwise they will be incarcerated at Saharonim prison indefinitely. Molugeta, a 23-year-old asylum-seeker from Eritrea, was one of the first to be ...
The economy in the Strip is on the verge of total collapse, like from zero to below zero, as one official put it, and so is civilian infrastructure. ... About two weeks ago, Haaretz reported that the number of trucks passing through the Kerem Shalom crossing between Israel and Gaza has been cut in half due to ...
India today assured Israeli firms to resolve their concerns and make things easier for them to do business here, a senior government official said. ... "I assure you to resolve all problems and make things easier and better for Israeli companies to do business in India," he said here at the India-Israel Business ...
The World Bank has criticized this state of affairs because the Israeli firms do not pay license fees or taxes to the Palestinian authorities. The Israeli ban on 3G also remains in place in the ... Officials did not respond to questions about Israel's yearslong ban on 3G. Israel has delayed approval for Palestinian ...
Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas has "officially lost it," a senior government official traveling with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu was quoted as saying in response to the ... Regarding the Balfour Declaration, Abbas said that "Israel is a colonial project that has nothing to do with the Jews." ...
The Israeli authorities must release her without delay. In capturing an unarmed teenage girl's assault on two armed soldiers wearing protective gear, the footage of this incident shows that she posed no actual threat and that her punishment is blatantly disproportionate," said Magdalena Mughrabi, Deputy ...


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