'You can use Whatsapp - but only with secular people'Gur hasidic sect bans popular cell phone app, rules biblical injunction to honor one's father and mother not applicable to internet users.
WhatsApp malfunctionsMany users reported problems in sending and receiving messages with the popular application.
Peres's office denies death rumors: He's alive and wellAn explosion on Shimon Peres Street? An obituary for a man of the same name? What caused false report of former president's death?
Report: IDF notified reservists their unit closed via WhatsAppSoldiers livid after they say their own commander was not informed of the move. IDF denies blunder.
'Whatsapp law' would ban rumor-mongering about terror deathsUsing social media to spread rumors about terror attacks, true or false, would be banned by a new law proposed by MK Nissan Slomiansky.
IDF joins WhatsApp to fight terrorIf you can't beat 'em, join 'em: IDF seeks to quell rumors after attacks by joining app. At stake: victims' families' peace of mind.
Lapid: I Love Haredim, But They Don't Like MeIf anyone owes anyone an apology on Yom Kippur, it's the haredi journalists who write mean things about him, says Yesh Atid head Yair Lapid.
Teachers Livid Over Union Signing Anti-'Settlement' DocumentFurious WhatsApp debate over Teachers' Union support of document blaming 'settlements' results in threats of legal action.
Top IDF General to Soldiers: Stay Off WhatsApp!IDF general warns too many officers communicating with their soldiers via social media in potential risk to army.
IDF Widow Implores: Stop KIA Rumors on WhatsAppSivan Bar-Or says she learned her husband was killed from insensitive people who posted it on WhatsApp. She demands the practice end, now.
Iran Serious About Banning 'Un-Islamic' WhatsAppAn Iranian court Wednesday ordered the government to halt the activities of WhatsApp, the IRNA news agency reported.
Entire High School Class Under Investigation for Neo-NazismNinth-graders in Germany had secret WhatsApp group with anti-Semitic slurs and 'Heil Hitler' photos. Parents are horrified.
Hold That Phone! IDF Releases New Guidelines for SmartphonesSoldiers now expected to be respectful of their cell phone usage, both online and in public, in system designed to prevent security risks.
Iranian Court Gives Government One Month to Block WhatsAppIran's judiciary gives the government one month to block WhatsApp and other instant messaging services which have "immoral content".
IDF Soldiers Punished for Whatsapp Name LeaksTwo soldiers who were involved in leaking a list of IDF soldiers killed in action were punished by their commanders.
MK Says: Stop Spreading War Rumors'We are all surrounded by terrible rumors,' says Dep. Min. Hotovely. 'This is part of Hamas's psychological warfare.'
Iran: 'Zionist' Whatsapp OK, But Group Says Viber Now BannedIran announced Wednesday that it was OK to use Whatsapp - but a group said that Viber, another 'Zionist' app, was to be banned
Iran Bans WhatsApp Because of 'Zionist Connection'Iran bans access to WhatsApp due to its connection with Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg.
IDF Officers Dismissed Over WhatsApp GroupGroup slandering elite unit's commander has real repercussions as IDF officers discharged.
PM Inks Agreement Connecting Silicon Valley with 'Silicon Wadi'Cooperation agreement with California to link 'most powerful hubs of innovation on planet', promote investments in Israel.
Netanyahu to Visit Silicon Valley, Whatsapp FounderUS trip next week includes meetings with hi-tech figures to strengthen bonds with Israeli hi-tech industry.
IDF Bans Soldiers From Using WhatsApp for OperationsInformation Security Department bans popular messaging application over concerns about sensitive intelligence reaching the wrong hands.
Police Shut Down WhatsApp Drug RingIsraeli police said that they had arrested three youths who were the brains behind a drug ring that used WhatsApp to distribute drugs.
Because of Facebook? WhatsApp Goes Down for 2 HoursThree days after being purchased by Facebook, WhatsApp's users were unable to access the service for several hours on Saturday.
Facebook Pays More than $16 Billion for WhatsAppIn biggest acquisition yet, Facebook purchases fast-growing mobile messaging service WhatsApp.
Saudi Arabia is Hottest New TwitterspaceSaudi Arabia is the hottest new Twitterspace in the cyber world, according to a recent report by GlobalWebIndex.
Saudi Arabia May Ban Skype, WhatsApp, ViberSaudi Arabia may ban Skype, WhatsApp and Viber if the software firms don’t give the government with a way to monitor user communications.