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16:11

Worker who was critically injured in Ashkelon dies in hospital

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A 21-year-old worker who fell from a height at a metal factory in the Ashkelon industrial zone has been pronounced dead at Barzilai Hospital .

The man arrived at the emergency room with multiple injuries. He was transferred to the operating room, where he died of his wounds.

16:05

Lapid: Atias induction outline - a joke

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Member of Knesset Yair Lapid (Blue and White) has rejected an outline proposed by former minister Ariel Atias of the haredi-religious Shas party, according to which the haredi quotas in the induction law and the expiration of the law will be determined by a cabinet decision.

Lapid said, "Atias' proposal regarding the draft law is a joke." He explained, "If the recruitment targets go to a government decision, it is as if there is no law."

15:54

Temporary traffic arrangements on Highway 431, Ramle Interchange tonight

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Temporary traffic arrangements will be in place on westbound Highway 431 at the Ramle interchange between 20:30 and 20:45, due to police activity.

During the activity, the highway will be blocked at the interchange, as will the offramp from Highway 40 to westbound Highway 431.

15:32

MK Miki Zohar to submit bill for "unnecessary and unavoidable elections"

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Chairman Miki Zohar of the Knesset Arrangements Committee confirmed on Sunday that he intends to submit a bill to dissolve the Knesset in the immediate future.

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15:18

Arab Report: Hunger-striking terrorist evacuated to hospital

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Hassan Iwai from Hevron, who has been on hunger strike for 54 days, was evacuated to Kaplan Hospital in Rehovot on Sunday after his medical condition deteriorated, according to the Quds News.

Iwai was put on administrative detention last January and is on hunger strike as part of the security prisoners' protest over their conditions of detention, including jamming of cellular phones to keep them from being involved in terror from behind bars.

15:10

2-year-old boy critically injured by vehicle in Jerusalem

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A two-year-old boy was brought to a Jerusalem clinic with a head injury, without pulse or breathing.

Magen David Adom medics and paramedics evacuated him to Shaare Zedek Hospital in critical condition while performing resuscitation.

14:59

Evidentiary infrastructure for bribery crimes in housing agency

Sunday, May 26, 2019

An evidentiary infrastructure linking the Shikun Ubinui housing agency with bribery crimes has been reportedly established.

14:57

'Mortal blow to Israeli democracy'

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Former state attorneys Moshe Lador and Eran Shendar signed a document together with former senior justice system officials warning against planned legislative amendments.

14:56

Motorcycle rider seriously injured in Highway 20 accident

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A motorcyclist about 50 years old was seriously injured in a road accident on Highway 20 near the Sharon Beach Interchange.

Medical personnel fron United Hatzala provided medical treatment and he was sent for medical treatment in hospital.

14:45

Will new Knesset be dissolved this week?

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Likud party preparing to pass bill dissolving the new Knesset by Wednesday if coalition talks fail.
14:36

'Agreement reached on maintaining status quo'

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Likud ministers convened by PM for update on coalition negotiations. Minister Levin gives update on agreements reached so far.
14:30

Missing Holon woman found dead

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The police said that after many days of searching, the missing 51-year-old Revital Feina of Holon, was found dead this morning. The circumstances of the incident are being examined.

Feina left her home on May 20 at 4:00 PM and has been missing ever since.

14:23

Likud Secretariat to convene to prepare for elections

Sunday, May 26, 2019

In accordance with the Prime Minister's request, the Likud Secretariat will convene next Tuesday in Jerusalem to prepare for elections.

14:14

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Sunday, May 26, 2019
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14:06

Netanyahu: 'Liberman looking for all excuses to bring me down'

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at a meeting of Likud ministers: "Liberman's looking for all the excuses to bring me down, and the public won't forgive him for taking them twice a year to elections.

"The small parties don't understand that as soon as there are new elections, there are two huge wrecking-balls here that'll leave nothing else standing."

14:05

PM: 'Heart-rending' to see people left homeless by firestorm

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Netanyahu offers thanks to foreign countries which aided Israel during firestorm, says he's tracking rebuilding of homes destroyed in fires.
14:01

Sedot Negev blaze erupted as result of incendiary balloon

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The fire that broke out today in a wheat field in the area of the Sedot Negev regional council was investigated by fire forces and JNF personnel, who concluded that the fire was caused by an incendiary balloon.

13:52

Netanyahu: 'We don't need new elections - but someone is pushing for them'

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Prime Minister makes veiled criticism of potential coalition partners, urges both sides to reach compromise enabling formation of coalition.
13:40

Gafni: Liberman intends to topple Netanyahu

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Finance Committee chairman accused Yisrael Beyteinu Chairman of trying to topple Netanyahu: "The Draft Law is a transparent excuse; Liberman doesn't mean that."

13:29

Rivlin: German gov't has 'capitulated' to anti-Semitism

Sunday, May 26, 2019
'Jews are not safe on German soil,' says Israeli President after Germany warns Jews not to wear kippot in public.
13:28

'We reached agreement on maintaining status quo on religion and state'

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Minister Yariv Levin referred to the coalition crisis at a meeting of Likud ministers: "We reached an agreement with all the factions to preserve the status quo in all legislative matters in matters of religion and state."

13:09

Do lobbyists hurt democracy?

Sunday, May 26, 2019

An increase of 80% in the number of lobbyists in the Knesset within three years raises serious questions about the effect of this phenomenon on democracy. A new study examines the trend.

13:07

Indictment filed against employer whose worker fell

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Southern District Attorney's Office today filed an indictment in the Ashkelon Magistrate's Court for negligent manslaughter against Yitzhak Ben Hamu, who employed workers at heghts in contravention of labor safety regulations. One of them, Daher Abu Zelta, fell and was killed.

13:06

Suspicion: Fire at Mevo Modi'im caused by arson

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Firefighters opened investigation of fire that destroyed dozens of homes in village, now revealing suspicion that fire caused by arson.
12:41

Watch: Rabbi Carlebach's home destroyed - but the books survived

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Arutz Sheva joins residents of Mevo Modim as they visit home of Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach and discover that many books survived the firestorm.

12:29

Litzman: Not afraid of going back to elections

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Deputy health minister emphasizes his UTJ party not afraid of elections, reminding Liberman of his relatively small number of seats.
12:22

25-year-old man falls from height in Be'er Tuvia, condition moderate

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A 25-year-old man fell from a height in a village in the Be'er Tuvia Regional Council.

MDA teams evacuated him in moderate condition to Assuta Hospital.

12:18

Fire breaks out at Sdot Negev; incendiary balloon suspected

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A fire broke out in the Sdot Negev Regional Council.

The possibility of an incendiary balloon is being examined.

12:17

Netanyahu: 'No need to drag country into unnecessary elections'

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said at the start of the cabinet meeting that "with good will, we can solve the problem. There's no need to drag the country into unnecessary elections."

12:15

Ofakim: 1-year-old critical after being hit by heavy object

Sunday, May 26, 2019

A one-year-old baby was hit by a heavy object that fell in a house in Ofakim.

MDA paramedics evacuated her to Soroka Hospital in critical condition.

12:13

Likud: PM forming solution to enable Right government and Draft Law

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The Likud said "Prime Minister Netanyahu is formulating a solution that will enable the establishment of a right-wing government together with the Draft Law."

12:11

Rabbi of Berlin: 'We'll continue to wear skullcap with pride'

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Berlin Chief Rabbi Yehuda Teichtel responded this morning to reports that the government representative in the war on anti-Semitism recommends Jews to go without a skullcap.

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12:02

Watch: Moshav Mevo Modi'im after the fire

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Residents of fire-devastated village founded by Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach allowed to enter premises after firefighting efforts completed.
11:56

Report: 80% of 'at-risk youth' suffered from sexual violence

Sunday, May 26, 2019

During the year 2018 there was an increase in sexual violence against youth, according to the annual report of the Elem Organization, presented this morning to President Reuven Rivlin.

According to the data, 80% of the youth that the organization handled over the past year experienced sexual violence. About a quarter of the youth who applied to the association use drugs.

11:51

Suspected arson investigated in Mevo Modi'im

Sunday, May 26, 2019

The firefighting services are examining suspicion of arson in the fire that destroyed 40 houses in Moshav Mevo Modiim.

"The findings of the initial investigation reveal a number of fires started in the area, which raises the suspicion of arson," the report said.

11:27

Liberman to Likud: Stop lying to the Israeli people

Sunday, May 26, 2019
Yisrael Beytenu chief rejects claims he is to blame for stalled coalition talks. 'Accept our draft law and everything will fall into place.'
11:26

Netanyahu weighs proposal to dissolve Knesset

Sunday, May 26, 2019

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is considering a proposal to dissolve the Knesset tomorrow. Later in the day, the Likud secretariat is expected to approve the cancellation of the primaries. This was reported by Kann News.

11:25

Peru: Earthquake of magnitude 7.2 hits country

Sunday, May 26, 2019

An earthquake measuring 7.2 on the Richter Scale hit Peru. At this stage no injuries or damage were reported.

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