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Two brothers arrested over haredi landlord’s 2014 murder

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Erskin and Kendall Felix were taken into custody for their alleged roles in the killing of Brooklyn businessman Menachem Stark in 2014.


Western Wall plaza flooded by thousands

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Thousands continue to flood the Western Wall plaza on the occasion of the Hoshana Rabbah holiday.


Media peeks into ISIS tunnels

Sunday, October 23, 2016
As Kurdish-Iraqi forces advance on Mosul, ISIS's tunnels, which served as bomb shelters and storerooms, are being discovered.


'Where they cut life short, we will add goodness'

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Old City youth dedicated a coffee corner at the site where Rabbi Nehemia Lavi and Aharon Benita were murdered by a terrorist one year ago.


Hamas: The unity of 'Palestine' is holy

Sunday, October 23, 2016
"Palestine borders Lebanon and Egypt, and extends from the River to the Sea.”


Suspected murder in Samaria

Sunday, October 23, 2016
A 44-year-old woman was found dead early this morning at the Yakir Junction in Samaria, in a suspected criminal incident.


Shady hacking group claims responsibility for major cyberattack

Sunday, October 23, 2016
“We didn’t do this to attract federal agents, only test power.”


Super-Pharm taking steps to sell medical marijuana

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Israel’s largest pharmacy chain is working with the government to implement reform that would make medical marijuana more widely available.


Islamists kill senior Egyptian officer

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Suspected Islamist terrorists on Saturday gunned down a senior Egyptian army officer near his home in an eastern Cairo suburb, two security officials told The Associated Press (AP).

The officials identified the victim as Brig-Gen. Adel Ragai, commander of the army's 9th armored division, which is headquartered in the sprawling military base of Dahshour west of Cairo.


Bill would forbid Israelis from speaking to UN

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Coalition chairman MK David Bitan (Likud) is planning to promote a new bill that would forbid Israelis from appearing before international bodies with operational powers, such as the UN Security Council, Channel 2 News reported on Saturday.

The proposal comes following the appearance by B'Tselem executive director Hagai El-Ad at a UN Security Council meeting on Israeli communities in Judea and Samaria, in which he spoke against Israeli “occupation” in Judea and Samaria.


Morsi's prison sentence confirmed

Sunday, October 23, 2016

An Egyptian court on Saturday confirmed a 20-year prison sentence against former Islamist president Mohammed Morsi, Reuters reported.

The sentence was for a conviction arising from the killings of protesters during demonstrations in 2012. It is the first of Morsi's four convictions to reach the end of the judicial process, and he cannot appeal further against it after already having once done so, according to the news agency.


'One on One' with Alan Dershowitz

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Watch: Leading Jewish-American attorney and activist answers questions of ILTV viewers.


Aleppo attacked after truce expires

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Heavy clashes erupted between regime and rebel forces in Syria's divided city of Aleppo late Saturday, after a unilateral ceasefire announced by government ally Russia expired, AFP reported.

Moscow had extended the unilateral "humanitarian pause" into a third day until 1600 GMT Saturday, but announced no further renewal of the truce despite a UN request for longer to evacuate wounded civilians.


Hamas terrorist killed in tunnel collapse

Sunday, October 23, 2016

A member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas's armed terror wing, was killed in Gaza on Saturday after an underground tunnel collapsed on him, the Ma'an news agency report.

According to a Hamas statement, the terrorist killed was Anas Salameh Abu Lashin.


UNESCO to vote on yet another anti-Israel resolution

Sunday, October 23, 2016

After passing a resolution denying any Jewish connection to Jerusalem, the UN’s cultural agency UNESCO is planning to vote on another similar anti-Israel resolution.

Arab states on Saturday presented a watered down version of a new resolution denying the connection between Judaism and the Temple Mount. A vote on the latest resolution is expected at UNESCO’s Heritage Committee on Wednesday.


Israel thwarts plot to blow up wedding hall

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Terrorists also allegedly conspired to abduct and murder IDF soldiers.


Turkey hits Kurds in Syria, fights ISIS

Sunday, October 23, 2016
Turkey hits Syrian Kurd group with rockets after Syrian opposition fighters opened fire in town.


B'tselem: We're not afraid of threats

Sunday, October 23, 2016
B'tselem CEO responds to threat of having citizenship revoked.


Greece returns Syrians to Turkey

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Greece defends decision to return Syrians to Turkey.


Oded Revivi to PA: Release my Sukkot guests

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Efrat Mayor calls on PA to release his Sukkot guests, says it's 'absurd that having coffee with Jews is a crime.'


Syrian government uses chemical weapons - again

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Syrian gov't uses chemical weapons a third time, Security Council 'to discuss report' only on Thursday.


Two children shot in US

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Two US children die in Georgia after being shot, police investigating.


France to UN: Condemn use of chemical weapons in Syria

Saturday, October 22, 2016
French Foreign Minister Ayrault calls on UN Security Council to condemn use of chemical weapons in Syria war.


Motorcyclist dies after being run over

Saturday, October 22, 2016
41-year-old motorcyclist dies after being run over on Route 581.


MK: Don't revoke B'tselem leader's citizenship

Saturday, October 22, 2016
MK Bezalel Smotrich criticizes coalition chairman's attempt to revoke B'tselem leader's citizenship.


Gazan who helped Israel gets 20 years in prison

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Gaza citizen convicted of giving information on terrorists to Israeli intelligence, sentenced to 20 years of forced labor in jail.


Hamas complains about security cameras

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Senior Hamas official complains security cameras in Judea and Samaria are so Israel can 'expose terrorist cells.'


Trump outlines first 100 days in White House

Saturday, October 22, 2016
In Gettysburg speech, Trump outlines first 100 days in White House and what he plans to do.


Vegas crowd chants 'Lock her up!'

Saturday, October 22, 2016
Las Vegas crowd disrupts CNN panel with shouts of 'Lock her up!'


ISIS goes on a killing spree

Saturday, October 22, 2016
ISIS kills 284 boys and men, then throws their bodies into a huge mass grave.

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