Extremists groups called parallel protests tonight in Jerusalem over a recent spate in Arab attacks on that have been published on social media. The protests quickly spiraled out of control after Arabs were alleged to have attempted to break into a Yeshiva.
Facebook said on Wednesday it has broken up a hacker network used by Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ intelligence service in an attempt to keep tabs on journalists, human rights activists and government critics.
A Red Color siren was sounded in the vicinity of the Bedouin village of Abu Qrenat in the Negev on Wednesday night. Residents of Jerusalem and the surrounding area reported hearing loud explosions.
The New York Times has revealed the level of embarrassment and apprehension facing officials in Tehran following the string of assassinations and mysterious attacks attributed to Israel’s Mossad in recent months. The Times quotes the head of the Iranian parliament’s strategic center as saying that, “Iran has become a spy haven,” while a former Revolutionary Guards commander called for a “general overhaul” of the country’s security and intelligence apparatus.
On Friday, Head of the Directorate for International Defense Cooperation (SIBAT), in the Israel Ministry of Defense, Brig. Gen. (Res.), Yair Kulas signed the biggest defense agreement to date between the State of Israel and Greece.
Israelis will no longer be required to wear face masks in public in outdoor areas, beginning Sunday. However, masks will still be required in indoor settings such as stores and restaurants.
An Israeli-owned ship, the Hyperion, was attacked in the Gulf near the United Arab Emirates, Iranian and Lebanese media reported Tuesday.
Tourism Minister Orit Farkash-Hacohen (Blue and White) and Health Minister Yuli Edelstein (Likud) reached an agreement for allowing vaccinated foreign tourists into Israel. On May 23, 2021, Israel will open its skies to groups of vaccinated foreign tourists.
On the eve of the 73rd Independence Day, the population of Israel was 9.327 million people, 6.894 million of whom are Jews (73.9%), 1.966 million Arabs (21.1%) and 467,000 defined as “other” (5%), according to figures published by the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).
Israeli security forces foiled an attempted terror attack west of Jerusalem early Tuesday morning. The soldiers opened fire and, according to an IDF spokesperson, eliminated the threat.
Rivlin announced Tuesday afternoon that he has decided to grant Netanyahu a mandate for the premiership, following consultations with representatives of parties from the incoming 24th Knesset.
Israeli forces operated inside of Syrian territory in the summer of 2020, Israel Hayom reported Sunday night, in a secret operation targeting an enemy position near the border with Israel.
The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinian Authority, The Associated Press reported on Wednesday. after former President Donald Trump cut off nearly all aid.
The US State Department’s annual report on human rights violations published on Tuesday refers to Judea, Samaria, Gaza, eastern Jerusalem and the Golan Heights as territories “occupied” by Israel but does not title the chapter “Israel and the Occupied Territories”.
Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi spoke on Sunday, at the end of the holiday, with Bahrain’s Foreign Minister ‘Abd al-Latif al-Ziani ahead of the opening of the Bahraini embassy in Israel and the appointment of the first Bahraini ambassador to Israel.
US Ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas-Greenfield announced the resumption of US economic and humanitarian aid to the Palestinian Authority which had been stopped by the Trump Administration.
The Central Elections Committee released the final results of this week’s elections for the 24th Knesset Thursday evening.