NEWS

Father of 12 succumbs to injuries from Sunday terror attack

Monday, March 18, 2019

Rabbi Achiad Ettinger died of his injuries Monday, a day after being shot by a Palestinian terrorist during an attack in the northern West Bank, a family spokesperson said. Ettinger, 47, was a father of 12 from the settlement of Eli. Doctors had been working to save his life since the attack near Ariel Sunday … Read More

Security forces say stabbing attack foiled in Hebron

Monday, March 18, 2019

Border Police officers arrested a Palestinian man Monday at the Tomb of the Patriarchs in Hebron on suspicion of planning a stabbing attack, as Israel remained on edge following a deadly shooting and knifing the previous day. The suspect, in his 20s and from the Palestinian town of as-Samu, was found to be carrying a … Read More

UNHRC to call for Israeli arrests, settlement boycott

Monday, March 18, 2019

The UN Human Rights Council is expected to call for the arrest of IDF soldiers responsible for Gaza deaths at border and for a boycott of West Bank settlements, when it gathers in Geneva on Monday for the last week of its 40th session. The day-long meeting of the 47-member council will involve the reading … Read More

Rouhani urges Iranians to ‘put all your curses on Zionists, US’

Monday, March 18, 2019

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s president urged Iranians Monday to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia — blaming the US and its allies for his country’s ailing economy. Monday’s televised remarks by Hassan Rouhani were meant to deflect criticism of his administration’s performance amid a spiraling economy after the Trump administration … Read More

Hamas nixes Friday’s Gaza border protest as violence with Israel tapers

Friday, March 15, 2019

Palestinians canceled the weekly Gaza border protest was cancelled Friday in the aftermath of 12-hours of violence between Hamas and Israel, that included two rockets launched at Tel Aviv. The United Nations and Egypt have worked behind the scenes to restore the calm that has held since about 8 a.m. The Palestinian decision to delay … Read More

9 rockets fired at border towns; IDF assesses Tel Aviv rocket attack was mistake

Friday, March 15, 2019

The growing assumption among Israeli army officials is that Thursday’s rockets were fired from Gaza toward Tel Aviv by mistake, a defense official said Friday. Low-level Hamas forces are believed to have been responsible for the launches. In response to the two rockets fired at Tel Aviv, which did not hit residential areas and caused … Read More

IDF hits more than 100 Hamas targets in Gaza after rockets fired at Tel Aviv

Friday, March 15, 2019

Israeli war planes hit over 100 Hamas targets in the Gaza Strip in a night of strikes after two rockets were fired at Tel Aviv for the first time since the 2014 war, the Israel Defense Forces said. The strikes came after an urgent late night consultation between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his defense chiefs … Read More

We thought it was a drill: Rockets shock Tel Aviv, including crowd at a war play

Friday, March 15, 2019

The launch of two rockets toward Tel Aviv Thursday evening that triggered rocket alarms in the city for the first time since 2014 caught residents by surprise, with many saying they had trouble believing it was an actual incident and not a drill or a technical malfunction. Many residents of Israel’s second-largest city and the … Read More

Israel petitions UN Security Council to act on uncovered Hezbollah cell

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Israel on Wednesday filed a complaint with the UN Security Council shortly after revealing it had uncovered a terror cell near the border in the Syrian Golan Heights. “The State of Israel will not ignore the conversion of Syria and Lebanon into a military front against it and will act forcefully and aggressively against Tehran’s … Read More

50 Iranian drones conduct massive ‘way to Jerusalem’ exercise – report

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Iran’s Defense Ministry announced on Thursday that it had launched a massive drone exercise involving 50 drones that are based on a model of a US Sentinel drone the Iranians captured in 2011. The Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps said it was the strongest exercise of its kind to date. Named “Beit al-Maqdis,” a reference to … Read More