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Palestinians Blame Israel for Abu Ein's Death

Israeli and PA officials offer conflicting reports on the autopsy results of Ziad Abu Ein, who died after a clash with IDF Wednesday.Cynthia Blank, 12/11/2014, 9:54 AM

Gas Deal Stirs Domestic Opposition in Jordan

Opposition to Jordanian gas deal with Israel grows as public protests and legislators attempt to scrap the deal.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/11/2014, 7:26 AM

Syria's Response Could Set Tone for Elections

Israeli commentators believe Israel conducted airstrikes in Syria, suggest Damascus' response could set the tone for March elections.Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/8/2014, 5:31 PM

Russia Demands Israel Explain Airstrikes in Syria

In a letter to the UN, Russia complained about Israel's 'aggressive action,' and demanded such attacks never happen again.Cynthia Blank, 12/8/2014, 4:00 PM

Israel 37th on List of Least Corrupt Countries

CPI measures perceived levels of public sector corruption worldwide. Denmark ranked least corrupt; Somalia and North Korea tied at most.Cynthia Blank, 12/4/2014, 12:39 PM

Israel and PA Held Back Channel Negotiations

Report reveals that Israel and PA held secret peace talks from 2010; collapsed when it was realized negotiator didn't have Abbas' backing.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 10:37 AM

Israel Tries to Prevent Geneva Convention Summit

Israel, US try to dissuade Fourth Geneva Convention from holding special summit. Both will boycott if held.Cynthia Blank, 11/27/2014, 8:43 AM

'Jewish State' Law Up for Approval

The bill seeks to enshrine Israel's status as the nation-state of the Jewish people; will make Hebrew only official language of the state.Cynthia Blank, 11/16/2014, 8:46 AM

Abbas Will Not Enter Gaza for Fear of Hamas

Despite international hopes Fatah will re-take power in Gaza after Op. Protective Edge, Israeli officials say 'Gaza is a trap for Abbas'.Cynthia Blank, 11/12/2014, 10:55 AM

Israel Climbs to 38th Best Country to Live in 2014

Israel moves up on 'Global Prosperity Index,' to 38th worldwide in 2014; very high scores for economy, health, and education.Tova Dvorin, 11/3/2014, 4:06 PM

Festival in Vietnam to Mark 20 Years of Diplomacy

An Israeli film festival and other events sponsored by the embassy in Vietnam to mark 20 years of Israeli/Vietnamese diplomatic relations.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 12:51 PM

Israel, Cyprus Launch Operation for Missing Plane

Israel and Cyprus launch joint search and rescue operation after small Cypriot plane en route to Beirut, Lebanon, disappears.Cynthia Blank, 10/23/2014, 9:08 AM

Danish FM: Sanctions If Israel Doesn't Give In

Danish Foreign Minister urges more pressure on Israel in Cairo talks.Sarah Leah Lawent, 9/23/2014, 1:25 PM

Expert: ISIS Changing the Entire Middle East

Extremists' takeovers in Iraq and Syria changing the entire face of Middle Eastern relations, expert says. What does it mean for Israel?Shimon Cohen, Tova Dvorin, 9/23/2014, 9:28 AM

Hezbollah Terrorist Killed in Blast near Israel

Lebanese army claims terrorist killed while dismantling 'explosives,' 'spy device' on Hezbollah telecommunications network.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/5/2014, 6:52 PM

Sisi Blames Israeli Conflict For Islamic State

Egyptian president accuses Israel of fueling terrorism by not giving an 'equitable resolution' to the 'Palestinian cause.'Ari Yashar, 9/3/2014, 6:54 PM

Sderot Yeshiva Reaches Out to Support Soldiers

Nine years since the expulsion from Gush Katif in Gaza, Sderot's yeshiva is once again acting as a beacon of strength for the south.Sarah Leah Lawent, 8/1/2014, 2:56 PM

Sudanese Editor Attacked Over Pro-Israel Views

Freedom of the press advocates defend Al-Tayar editor who was beaten for calling for Sudan to normalize ties with Israel.AFP and Tova Dvorin, 7/20/2014, 9:44 AM

OECD: Medical Equipment, Hospital Bed Shortage

Israel's hospitals are consistently full-to-bursting, lack enough advanced medical equipment, according to 2012-based survey.Tova Dvorin, 6/30/2014, 7:10 PM

UN Fails to Agree on Condemnation of Israel

U.S. Ambassador Power says directly criticizing Israel is "a red line", as Security Council can't agree on statement against Jewish State.Elad Benari, 6/24/2014, 4:16 AM

Israel Signs Historic Trade Pact With Rwanda

Israel hopes to improve business ties with Africa as a result of Foreign Minister Liberman's diplomatic sprint through the continent.Moshe Cohen, 6/12/2014, 3:17 PM

Jordan Slams Israel Over Temple Mount Riots

Jordanian officials called in the Israeli Ambassador to the country to protest 'Israeli provocations' on the Temple Mount.Moshe Cohen, 4/21/2014, 9:06 PM

US Supreme Court to Decide on Jerusalem's Status

Can the US president declare Jerusalem as Israel's capital?AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/21/2014, 8:00 PM

Israeli Diplomats Accused by India Sent Home

Israeli consulate officials sent back home after allegedly fighting with immigration official; Israeli embassy 'taking issue seriously.'AFP and Arutz Sheva, 4/8/2014, 9:11 PM

Israel Set to Compensate Turkey Over Mavi Marmara

Turkish officials say compensation deal to be signed soon over infamous 'Gaza Flotilla' incident in 2010.Ari Soffer and AFP, 3/25/2014, 4:02 PM

Israel Best Country for Women in Middle East

World Economic Forum poll puts Israel way ahead of its Muslim neighbors in terms of women's basic rights and freedoms.Tova Dvorin, 3/14/2014, 12:04 PM

EU Blames Israel for 'Humanitarian Crisis' in Gaza

Egyptian crackdown on Gaza terror tunnels, energy supplies is Israel's fault, EU claims.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 3/12/2014, 5:20 PM

Berlin Voices Support for Peace Talks, Two States

German Chancellor Angela Merkel advocates two-state solution ahead of visit, claims she will speak to Netanyahu over the talks' progress.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 2/22/2014, 7:35 PM

Syrian Regime Say Israel, US Undermining Talks

Assad regime's chief negotiator says Israel and America are to blame for floundering peace talks with rebels.Arutz Sheva Staff and AFP, 2/15/2014, 6:45 PM

A Look Back At Israel's History - Facebook Style

Inspiring video offers a look at Israel's past from the founding of the modern state, in the engaging 'A Look Back' format.Yoni Kempinski, Ari Yashar, 2/11/2014, 6:23 PM

WATCH: Iranian TV Simulates Attack on Israel, US

In latest belligerent move, Iranian state television airs documentary showing simulated missile attacks on Israel, US.Tova Dvorin, 2/9/2014, 2:16 PM

'Allah Gave Israel to The Jews, Palestine Made Up'

Muslim scholar in Jordan attacks 'Palestinians' for distorting Koran, Jews given Israel 'until Day of Judgement.'Ari Yashar, 2/6/2014, 11:00 PM

EU Deports 70% of its Illegal Immigrants

The EU, which has slammed Israel over staged infiltrator protests, is guilty of deporting 70% of its own infiltrators.Tova Dvorin, 2/4/2014, 8:19 AM

Turkey-Cyprus Clash Shows Israel 'NATO Defender'

Turkey forces Norwegian ship out of Cypriot waters. Analyst says 'Israel is now heart of NATO's southeastern flank.'Ari Yashar, 2/4/2014, 8:16 AM

Georgian PM in Israel to Sign Trade Agreement

Irakli Garibashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, visits Israel to strengthen economic ties.Tova Dvorin, 1/28/2014, 10:01 AM

Israel Among Ten Most Powerful Nations In World

Recent study of National Power Index ranks Israel tenth; research is composite index of factors including military and economic capability.Ari Yashar, 1/24/2014, 12:35 PM

The Not Quite Dead Sea

How a controversial international project could save the eighth wonder of the world.Arik Barel, 1/16/2014, 9:00 PM

PA: Israel 'Imposed Its Agenda' on Talks

Senior PLO official claims Israel forcing agenda of recognition of Jewish state and Jordan Valley security on John Kerry.Ari Yashar, 1/16/2014, 7:45 PM

Hamas: 'Israel Has Eight Years Left'

Hamas' Interior Minister claims Palestinian Arabs to 'liberate' Israel by 2022.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 1/13/2014, 6:07 PM

Doctor Explains Why Israelis Study Medicine Abroad

Israeli who recently graduated Italian medical school talks about his motives and challenges in studying abroad.Ari Yashar, 1/10/2014, 10:11 AM

'Jordan Should Be Involved in Negotiations'

Advisor to Jordan's King Abdullah II insists that Amman should protect its interests by being involved in talks.Tova Dvorin, 1/3/2014, 8:17 AM

Taglit Record: 1,600 Participants Arrive In 1 Day

Birthright program brings record number in 39 groups from around the world, aims to connect young Jews to Israel.Ari Yashar, 12/30/2013, 6:25 PM

Secret Peace Talk Contents Revealed By PA Sources

US 'offensive' aims for Jan. interim agreement, Jerusalem internationally managed, Israeli withdrawals and 'earned' Jewishness.Ari Yashar, Arutz Sheva Staff, 12/23/2013, 9:31 AM

Erekat: PA Ready for 12-Month Interim Deal

PLO official claims PA ready for interim deal. The catch: meeting the PA's demands on a number of key issues.Dalit Halevy, Tova Dvorin, 12/20/2013, 11:25 AM

In Jerusalem, Israel and China Seek Stronger Ties

At meeting with PM Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Wang Yi expresses hopes for economic collaboration, political understanding.Tova Dvorin, 12/18/2013, 10:34 PM

Photos: The 'Other' Storm - Israel's Floods

Flooding hits Tel Aviv, Gaza, Negev hard over the weekend as snow begins to subside in Jerusalem. Israel aiding Gaza.Tova Dvorin, 12/15/2013, 9:18 AM

Unprecedented Snowfall Continues

Ministry of Transportation urges drivers to stay home as they attempt to clear Jerusalem roads; regional updates for Negev and other areas.Tova Dvorin, 12/13/2013, 12:12 PM

OPCW Head: Israel Should Renounce Chemical Weapons

Head of Nobel winner OPCW says Israel should join the Chemical Weapons Convention, just like Syria did.Elad Benari, 12/11/2013, 6:13 AM

Fars: Israel, Saudi Arabia Making 'Stuxnet 2'

Iranian news agency Fars claims Israel, Saudi Arabia in cahoots to sabotage nuclear program, amid rumors of partnership.Tova Dvorin, 12/3/2013, 10:40 AM

Israel's New 'Cyber Gym' Trains Cyber-Warfare

New facility trains IT and infrastructure company employees to defend against cyber attacks. Israel 'is the most-attacked country' online.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 12:39 PM

Mortar Hits Israeli Golan Town, IDF Trades Fire

IDF fires back after shot at by Syrian army. Clash follows mortar shell that hit outskirts of Druze town Majdal Shams.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 12:27 PM

Canadian PM Sings After Announcing Israel Trip

Following announcement of first Israel trip in 2014, Stephen Harper sings classics at JNF gala dinner.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 10:32 AM

Australia Criticizes UN Condemnation of Israel

Australia shifts position to abstain on 2 UN anti-Israel resolutions, FM pans them as 'one-sided' and 'pre-judging' peace talk outcomes.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 10:31 AM

Israel Accepted to Join UN Human Rights Council

Israel slated for membership in Western European and Others Group, formal invitation to come soon from oft-critical UNHRC.Ari Yashar, 12/2/2013, 9:11 AM

Hanukkah Begins Tonight; Celebrations Worldwide

The Jewish people celebrate the Festival of Lights, in memory of the Maccabees' victory over the Greeks; first candle is lit.Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/27/2013, 7:11 PM