Latest News Briefs (Page 2)


'If Liberman resigns, Netanyahu will dissolve Knesset'

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Senior coalition official close to Prime Minister says if Defense Minister quits gov't, decision will lead to early elections.

Deri congratulates Jerusalem on getting a Mizrahi mayot

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Shas Chairman and Interior Minister Aryeh Deri welcomed the results of the elections in Jerusalem and the appointment of Moshe Leon as mayor.

"Mazal Tov Jerusalem, 30 years after the establishment of the Shas movement, we won tonight for the first time a Sephardic mayor in the capital of Jerusalem, pride for every Mizrahi, restoring the crown to its former glory," Deri tweeted.


Amid criticism, PM invokes secret calculations he cannot tell the public

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Amid criticism of the recent ceasefire with Hamas, Prime Minister Netanyahu suggested that there are secret aspects to the matter which he cannot speak about.

"Leadership is to face criticism when you know secret things you can not share with the public you love. I cannot share the details with the public," said Netanyahu at a memorial in Kibbutz Sdei Boker.


Rocket remains found in Gaza-area communities

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Former Meretz head: Liberman is rife with corruption

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Former Meretz head Zehava Galon slammed Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman following reports that he will resign on Wednesday.

"I do not care if Liberman resigns, I do care that he was appointed to the post in the first place," said Galon. "A person suspected in several corruption cases, who escaped from them only because witnesses against him had vanished in the air."


Source close to Netanyahu says Knesset will fall if Liberman resigns

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A source close to Prime Minister Netanyahu says that there will be new elections if Liberman resigns as defense minister this afternoon.


50 year-old arrested by police in Kfar Kara for shooting at neighbor

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Police arrested a 50-year-old man in Kfar Kara for shooting during a dispute over elections. He was caught with a rival and magazines.


Smotrich: Avigdor Liberman a failure as defense minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

MK Bezalel Smotrich (Jewish Home) called Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman 'a failure of a defense minister' amid reports that he will resign from the government.

"No one should be sorry that Lieberman will resign from the defense portfolio, he is one of the failed defense ministers in the State of Israel, because he is simply not a leader," Smotrich told Reshet Bet.


Defense Ministry to hold security drill at Samarian crossing

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Defense Ministry will hold a security drill at Samaria's Eliyahu Crossing near Alfei Menashe on Wednesday between 4 PM and 10 PM.


Report: Liberman set to step down as Defense Minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Sources close to Defense Minister say he is frustrated with government's response to Hamas attacks, has decided to resign.

8 charged for sexually harassing underage girls online

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Jerusalem District Court indicted eight people from Be'er Sheva and Kiryat Shmona for committing sex offenses via the Internet to a police officer who pretended to be a 13-year-old girl.


Taliban kills 12 Afghani soldiers in Kabul

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


US places bounty on Hamas, Hezbollah leaders

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
State Department offers $5 million for information leading to locating of terrorist leaders.

Netanyahu visiting wounded troops in Beer Sheva

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the Soroka Medical Center in Be'er Sheva for the officer who was seriously injured in a commando raid in the Gaza Strip and the soldier who was seriously wounded by an anti-tank missile that hit his bus.


More reports say Liberman will resign as defense minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Globes reporter Tal Schneider reports that Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman has told a confidant that he will resign at a press conference on Wednesday .


Man wounded in Kfar Qassem car explosion

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A man was moderately injured in a car explosion in Kafr Qasem. He was evacuated to hospital for medical treatment. Police officers were summoned to the scene and opened an investigation into the incident.


97-year-old immigrant to Israel awarded 'Aliya Pin’

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Kurt Rothschild, aged 97, made aliya to Israel several years ago from Canada, and last weekend honored by Bnei Akiva youth movement.

Police find weapons and arrest rock throwers in Judea and Samaria

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Police operations took place overnight in the area of the village of Bet Fager in Judea and Samaria. Units searched two houses for weapons in the village and arrested two. Police also arrested four Palestinian Arabs for throwing rocks near Migdal Oz.


Dichter: Destroy Hamas' terror infrastructure

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Former Shin Bet head and Likud MK Avi Dichter said that Israel needed to embark on a military operation in Gaza to destroy Hamas. "The strategic objective must be clear," he said during an interview with Army Radio.

"The State of Israel must destroy the military terror infrastructure in Gaza. We have carried out a similar operation in Judea and Samaria in Operation Defensive Shield, a strategic decision that the State of Israel must accept."


2 arrested in Tel Aviv for peddling Heroin

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Police arrested a 30-year-old male in the Neve Sha'anan neighborhood after finding him with large quantities of Heroin. Police also detained another man after nabbing him with the synthetic drug 'Nice Guy' in Lewinsky Park.


Hundreds of schoolchildren protesting Gaza cease fire

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Hundreds of schoolchildren from the Gaza region are protesting the government's decision to agree to a cease-fire with Hamas. Demonstrators have blocked the entrance to the Eshkol Region Council and are blocking traffic on nearby roads.


Liberman planning to resign as Defense Minister?

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Israeli defense minister sparks speculation with sudden announcement of upcoming public statement scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.

Death toll in California wildfires rises to 48

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


Traffic backed up on Route 6 after accident at Eyal Junction

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Traffic is backed up on Route 6 between Eyal Junction and Qassem Interchange due to an accident.


Understanding the missile and rocket threat

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
In wake of the recent turmoil in the south, Mark Langfan's missile and rocket threat map and accompanying video have gone viral - again

Senior minister says Liberman to resign as defense minister

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

A senior minister in Israel's security cabinet told Channel 10 that Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman will resign in his press conference at 1 PM. "At the moment, he has a choice between the end of a career, certainly if he remains in the position and the slightest chance of rehabilitating his public image if he resigns," said the source.


Terrorist nabbed on Gaza border after botched attack

Wednesday, November 14, 2018
IDF soldiers attacked by terrorist hurling hand grenades, but manage to capture terrorist after grenades fail to detonate.

Forecast: Slightly cloudy, with chance of showers

Wednesday, November 14, 2018


IDF apprehends terrorist that approached Gaza fence with grenades

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

IDF troops spotted a terrorist approaching the security fence from the northern Gaza Strip. The man was armed with a knife and wire cutters and he hurled grenades which failed to explode. In response, IDF troops fired towards the assailant and apprehended him before transferring him to security forces for further questioning.


Trump is expected to fire more senior White House officials

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

US President Donald Trump is expected to announce in the coming days the dismissal of White House Chief of Staff John Kelly and Secretary of Homeland Security Nielsen. According to media outlets in the United States.

According to reports, Kelly will be fired because he has had a bad relationship with Trump as of late. Nielsen was reported to have angered the president when she refused to introduce tougher policies against immigrants seeking to enter the United States.


Danon: Security Council made up of delusional states

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations Danny Danon said in an interview with Channel Two about the meeting of the Security Council that took place last night and dealt with the latest escalation in Gaza.

"The Security Council has had delusional states like Kuwait and Bolivia, which have accused Israel of recent events, and unfortunately many countries have chosen to call on both sides to show restraint, which we do not agree with," said Danon.


Trump to provide Mueller with written answers

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sources in the White House said that US President Donald Trump is expected to provide written answers to the questions of the Special Prosecutor in the investigation of Russian involvement in the presidential election, Robert Mueller.

Trump is expected to answer questions about Russia's involvement in the elections and not on possible obstruction of justice. He is also expected to address his meeting with his son, Donald Trump Jr., and other members of his team with a Russian delegation at the Trump Tower in New York.


Liberman to hold special press conference at 1 PM

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman will hold a special press conference with his Yisrael Beytenu faction at 1 PM. The reason is unknown.

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