Latest News Briefs (Page 3)


2 killed in Sinai suicide bombing

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Suicide bomber targets military checkpoint in northern Sinai one day after ISIS claims responsibility for 4 headless bodies.

Drivers beware: Police resuming use of traffic cameras

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Police to renew use of speed cameras one year after court ordered they not be used due to concerns over their reliability.

Amir Peretz & Orly Levy: We built a political home for all Israelis

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Labor Party Chairman Amir Peretz convened a joint press conference with Orly Levy-Abekasis.

"I feel that at this moment, an alliance of renewal is forming, and we have found the way to unite and build a political home for all Israelis," Peretz said. "The political framework that is being built here will change the rules, the walls of the crossings between the camps are falling now."


Benny Gantz congratulates Orly Levy on return to the political arena

Thursday, July 18, 2019

"Orly is a social leader, and it is good for the State of Israel for her to be in the Knesset," Ganz said.


Likud: We don't intervene in how the left divides its votes

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Likud responded to Orly Levy's joining the Labor Party and said, "We continue not to interfere in how the left divides its votes. When we change our policy, we'll let you know. "


Likud: Bennett should invest efforts n repairing right-wing bloc

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Likud responded to Naftali Bennett's remarks on Channel 12, according to which he would not agree to support the Knesset's dissolution for the third time if Netanyahu fails to form a government.

"Bennett is mainly responsible for the fact that the right-wing bloc lost 4 seats in the last elections. Bennett should invest his efforts in repairing his damage to the right-wing bloc instead of attacking Prime Minister Netanyahu. "


'There is no food, only anti-Semitism,' Venezuelans make aliyah

Thursday, July 18, 2019
The Jewish Agency is quietly assisting Jews to leave Venezuela and make aliyah to Israel. 'It's dangerous to walk on the streets.'

PM to decide if Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib can visit Israel

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Will Netanyahu use the 2017 law banning BDS supporters from Israel to block US congresswomen Omar and Tlaib from visiting in August?

FM Yisrael Katz was photographed in Washington with Bahrain's FM

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Foreign Minister Yisrael Katz held a brief and public meeting with Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khaled Bin Ahmed Al Khalifa in Washington.


Meretz: Peretz is crushing possibility of unification in left bloc

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Meretz faction attacked Orly Levy-Abeksis joining the Labor Party.

"Peretz crushed the possibility of unification in the left bloc, and chose to refuse to connect Meretz to the Labor Party," said a Labor party spokesperson.


Orly Levy moves to the left: Will run with the Labor Party

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Former MK Orly Levy-Abeksis Gesher party will join forces with the Labor Party headed by Amir Peretz. Both lists will run together in the upcoming elections.


Career soldier arrested for selling weapons to Arabs

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Officer, soldier to face charges for selling multiple MAGs, M-16s, ammunition, and grenades to Arabs in Wasi Ara.

Watch: Full special briefing with Minister Yoav Galant

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Immigration Minister says Iran responsible for complications in Israel's security situation.

Six Arabs were arrested in the wholesale market in Tzrifin

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Police forces from Lahav 433, the Tel Aviv District Attorney's Office and the Civil Enforcement Unit of the State Attorney's Office, carried out an integrated enforcement operation against six businesses in the wholesale market in Tzrifin, which are linked to criminal organizations operating in the Central District.

During the operation, five Arabs were detained, illegal aliens were arrested and another suspect was arrested in connection with the employment of the illegal aliens, including defects in the quality of trucks and forklifts, weight, safety at work and safety defects on an office floor in one of the businesses.

After examining the findings from the activity, the owners of the businesses examined will be investigated in various offenses by the police and the parties involved in the activity.


Labor Party to convene 'important and dramatic' press conference

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Labor Party chairman MK Amir Peretz will hold a press conference Thursday at Beit Sokolov in Tel Aviv, which was defined as "important and dramatic."


Watch: Dramatic rescue in the Galilee

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Police rescue two people from sinking boat in the middle of the Kinneret (Sea of Galilee).

Two seriously injured in an accident in Upper Nazareth

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Two women were seriously injured in a car accident at the entrance to the Har Yona neighborhood of Upper Nazareth. Paramedics gave the injured medical treatment and evacuated them to the Italian hospital in Nazareth.


Lifta fire brought under control

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The firefighting teams gained control of the fire in Lifta at the entrance to Jerusalem. Road 1 was opened to traffic.


Why did the Israeli Supreme Court ban Otzma Yehudit candidate?

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Justices release document explaining decision to bar Otma Yedudit candidate and former MK, Dr. Michael Ben Ari, from running for Knesset.

A woman was seriously injured in a traffic accident in Arazim Tunnel

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A 35-year-old pedestrian was moderately injured by a car in the Arazim tunnel on Highway 9 in the direction of Jerusalem. Paramedics gave the injured woman medical treatment and evacuated her to Shaare Zedek Medical Center.


Eight injured in an accident near the Jezreel junction

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A 60-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl were moderately injured in a car accident near the Jezreel junction on Highway 675. Six other people were slightly injured. MDA teams gave the wounded medical treatment and evacuated them to Haemek Hospital.


Japan: 33 people dead, dozens injured in arson at anime studio

Thursday, July 18, 2019
In Japan's worst mass murder in almost 20 yrs., an arson attack on an anime studio leaves 33 dead. The perpetrator is in police custody.

IDF force arrests Arab from the Gaza Strip near the security fence

Thursday, July 18, 2019

IDF soldiers arrested an Arab near the security fence in the northern Gaza Strip.


Israeli park where boy was killed by tree branch closed

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Police issue closure order against park where 9-year-old was killed when tree branch fell on a bench,

Hotovely welcomes Argentine's decision on Hezbollah

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely (Likud) welcomed the Argentine president's decision to recognize Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

"During my visit to Argentina at the end of June, the subject was at the center of my conversations with the Vice President and senior officials of the Foreign Ministry, and I am pleased to see that our request was met and this just move was completed," Hotovely said.


After seizure of oil tanker, Gantz calls on Europe to 'wake up'

Thursday, July 18, 2019
'Sometimes things need to be forcefully stopped in their tracks. This is one of those times,' says Blue & White head after Iran seizes ship.

IDF soldier sold weapons to Arabs in Wadi Ara

Thursday, July 18, 2019

A prosecutor's statement was filed against an IDF soldier who brought two M-16 rifles, two magazines, two barrels of ammunition from an IDF base, and sold them to Arabs in Wadi Ara.


Sneak-Peek: New Parsha List Sneak-Peek: New Weekly Parsha e-Newsletter

Thursday, July 18, 2019
A new parsha e-list has reached thousands of readers less than a month and a half after its launch. Check out a sneak-peek of the content!

Housing prices in haredi sector soaring

Thursday, July 18, 2019
'It is particularly the haredim, who have a critical shortage of housing, who suffer from every fluctuation in the market.'

Israel ranked among top ten countries for innovation by UN

Thursday, July 18, 2019

The Prime Ministers office announced on Twitter that Israel has been ranked for the first time among the top ten most innovative nations by the UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (Wipo).

"For the first time, Israel is ranked by the UN WIPO Global Innovation Index among the top 10 most innovative countries in the world!"


Two seriously injured and lightly injured in Abu Snan

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Two people were seriously injured in a shooting incident in Abu Snan in the Lower Galilee. The two wounded were evacuated to a hospital in Nahariya. Police are on the scene and are investigating.


Iran captures foreign oil tanker, seizes crew

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Iranian military ambushes foreign oil tanker carrying 1 million liters of oil, takes 12 crew members into custody.

Police identify men who sprayed fluid on Jews near NJ synagogue

Thursday, July 18, 2019
Three men who sprayed dark fluid on Jews near Teaneck synagogue while shouting anti-Semitic obscenities identified.

Railway traffic between Jerusalem and Ben-Gurion Airport was halted

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Railway traffic between Jerusalem and Ben-Gurion Airport was halted, apparently due to the fire in Lifta.


FM: We will continue to act to put Hezbollah on terror lists

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Foreign Minister Israel Katz welcomed Argentine President Mauricio Macri's decision to recognize Hezbollah as a terrorist organization.

"This recognition is part of the international struggle against terror and especially against Hezbollah and its patron Iran, who bear responsibility for the severe terrorist attacks in the Jewish community building and the Israeli Embassy in Buenos Aires. The publication of the decision on the 25th anniversary of the attack on the building of the community has special significance and importance in the ongoing struggle against terrorism and in efforts to bring those responsible to justice. "

"We will continue to act everywhere in order to include Hezbollah in the list of terrorist organizations, and the entire world must unite in the struggle against the terror spread by Iran and its proxies," Katz added.


IDF raids hidden weapons factory PA camp

Thursday, July 18, 2019
IDF, Border Police arrest owners of lathe used to make weapons in Dheisheh refugee camp in Bethlehem in overnight raid.

Zehut's CEO will not run on the party's Knesset list

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Shai Malka, CEO of the Zehut Party, announced that he would not run on the party's Knesset list despite the request of chairman Moshe Feiglin.

"Unfortunately, last week I was not running the party and not managing the campaign, but only the internal crisis that hit my ideological and political home - my identity.

I was shocked to find out how much some people perceived me, thousands of light-years away from my perception of myself and the truth.

I went through a campaign of slander, lies and the poisoning of water cisterns that were the treasures of the party. The fire broke out in the camp.

I was hurt by the betrayal, hurt by the lies and hurt by the willingness of some of the camp's people to burn everything at all costs, in the name of "truth," "morality," and "justice."

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