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Basketball: Maccabi Tel Aviv loses to CSKA Moscow

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team on Tuesday evening lost to CSKA Moscow by a score of 89-86 in the second round of the Euroleague.

On Thursday Maccabi Tel Aviv will play Budućnost from Montenegro.


Debating activist detention and Gaza riots

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Watch ILTV's weekly edition with guests from both sides of the Israeli political spectrum.

Adelsons sponsor new learning spaces in north

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

4 new learning spaces donated by the Adelson family were inaugurated today at the Reali Hebrew School in Haifa, Beit Biram, Hadar High School, and the Ahuza High School and Merkaz.

The new spaces will host laser cutting machines and 3D printers to give students access to better equipment.

Dr. Miriam Adelson said at the event:
"I am honored to be able to contribute, and I am sure that the students who study here will draw on the values ​​of Zionism and the love of the people and the land, and will be an important part in shaping Israel of tomorrow."

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Ambassador Danon calls for world to unite behind US against Iran

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Israeli Ambassador to the UN, Danny Danon responded to the US imposition of new sanctions on Iran saying:

"Iran's terrorism and human rights violations could be stopped by imposing suffocating economic sanctions. The world must unite together with Israel and the United States, and stand against Iran to prevent Iranian money from reaching Iran's terrorist proxies."


Recognizing Jerusalem Down Under

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
MK Sharren Haskel explain why Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced he is considering recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

Netanyahu eulogizes Weinroth: 'There never was and never will be one like him'

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
PM participates in funeral of close friend: 'Sara and I shocked and grieved; many in Israeli public feel great person has left us.'

A 30-year-old woman was found unconscious near the market in Netanya

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A 30-year-old woman was recently found unconscious near the market on Israel Zangwill Street in Netanya.

Paramedics treated the woman and evacuated her to the Beilinson Hospital in Petah Tikva, she is reportedly in serious condition.


Dalhan hired mercenaries for targeted killings in Yemen

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Buzzfeed news reported that the former head of the Palestinian Preventive Security Forces in Gaza, Mohammad Dahlan, hired American mercenaries to carry out hits in Yemen for the UAE.


Left attacks Jewish Home campaign in Ramle

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Meretz files petition calling for removal of Jewish Home campaign ads warning of dangers of intermarriage.

Iran: Planners of attack on military parade liquidated

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards reported on Saturday that they had killed the planner of the attack last month in which 25 people were killed in the military parade in the southern Iranian city of Ahvaz.

Iranian media reported that the planner of the attack was an ISIS activist named Abu Zaha, along with four other gunmen in Diyala province, Iraq.


UN official calls for stripping of Saudi immunity in reporter case

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

AFP reported that the UN human rights chief calls for the lifting of 'immunity' of Saudi officials involved in case of missing journalist Khashoggi.


Amazon reps meet with Local Delivery Companies

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Haaretz reported that Representatives of Amazon Europe are in Israel to meet with representatives of local delivery companies.

This is not the first time that Amazon has looked into expanding their services in the country.


US Secretary of State to fly to Turkey tomorrow

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to fly tomorrow to Turkey, State Department spokesman Heather Neuert said Tuesday.

Today, Pompeo visited Saudi Arabia as part of an investigation into the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.


Fear of measles on flight from Turkey to Israel

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Health Ministry calls on passengers on Turkish Airlines flight 788 Thursday from Istanbul to Ben-Gurion Airport to be examined by doctor.

Eizenkot attended conference of US military leaders

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Gadi Eizenkot, took part Tuesday in a conference of US Joint Chiefs of staff during his visit to the United States.

During the conference, the chief of staff held working meetings with US military and security officials and a series of meetings with foreign military leaders to discuss common challenges and possible military cooperation


Beersheva: Electric bike hit a car

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

A 35-year-old electric bicycle rider collided a short time ago with a parked car on Amos Yarkoni Street in Beersheva.

Paramedics treated the individual before taking him to Soroka Hospital in the city.


Report: Evidence Khashoggi was killed in Saudi consulate

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Turkish official tells Associated Press evidence of Jamal Khashoggi's death has been found inside Saudi consulate.

Armenian PM resigns on Television

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

AFP reported that Armenian Prime Minister Pashinyan announced his resignation on television.


Russian Orthodox Church breaks ties with Constantinople Patriarch

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Russian Orthodox Church has announced that it is severing all ties with the Patriarch of Constantinople after the spiritual leader of the Eastern Orthodox Church recognized the Ukranian Orthodox Church as a separate church.


Getting real about Aliyah: Olim kids ask questions

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Schools across Israel celebrate Aliyah Day with ceremonies, projects, activities centered around Olim and their contributions to country.

Arab's fired upon after crossing border in Gaza

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

About 100 rioters gathered in the southern Gaza Strip last week, burning tires and throwing stones at IDF soldiers and the fence, causing damage to the fence following the detonation of explosive devices.

In another section, a number of suspects crossed the perimeter fence from the Gaza Strip into Israeli territory. IDF soldiers shot at them and they fled back into the Gaza Strip.

According to the IDF, "the events were monitored by the forces in the field and IDF observation post, and the IDF responded by crowd dispersing munitions and lethal ammunition in accordance with the Open-Fire Regulations."


Report: Indictment against head of Israeli bar to be filed

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

At a crucial meeting between senior officials of the State Prosecutor's Office and the police prosecution, it was decided that there is evidence to the effect that the head of the office, Effi Naveh, committed an offense of deceit and deception.


Ethiopian Airlines to fly to restart flights to Somalia

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

CGTN reported that for the first time in decades Ethiopian Airlines will fly to the Somali capital Mogadishu.


Report: Olympian not considering selling his gold medal

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Israel's only Olympic gold medalist changes his mind about selling prized medal.

US announces new sanctions against Iran

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The US Treasury Department has announced new economic sanctions on Iran.

The sanctions are aimed at two Iranian banks and several Iranian companies.


Jewish Home on Ramla campaign: We oppose assimilation

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Jewish Home Party responds to reports about the campaign of the party's list for municipal elections in Ramla

"The party's position on assimilation is clear: The Jewish people must preserve its national character and preserve its tradition, religion, culture, and heritage," a spokesperson said.


'Brushes with the Bible'

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Book launched combining sermons of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin with commentators, midrashim, interspersed with breathtaking works of art.

US, Israel issue joint Hanukkah postage stamp

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Israel Post, US Postal Service issue Hanukkah stamp in commemoration of 70th anniversary of 70th anniversary of US-Israel ties.

'Anti-racism' march in Berlin called for destruction of Israel

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The Jerusalem Post reported that at a huge march of over 200,000 people in Berlin to protest right-wing extremism, two speakers at the event called for the "liberation of all of Palestine 48" and called on marches to boycott Israel.


Iranian security forces kidnapped on Pakistan border

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
At least 14 Iranian security personnel including Revolutionary Guards kidnapped on border with Pakistan. The World

Shapiro: Midterms won't be walk in the park for Dems

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Will the November elections be another disaster for Democrats?

Senator Graham accuses MBS of ordering journalist murder

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

US Senator Lindsey Graham (R) has accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of directly ordering the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Turkey.

The Senator also called him a "rogue crown prince" who is jeopardizing relations with the United States.


US and Israeli Postal services jointly release Hanukkah stamp

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The US and Israeli Postal services have unveiled a new Hannukah stamp that will be issued by both countries. An unveiling ceremony was held at the US Embassy in Jerusalem, Us Ambassador David Friedman was in attendance alongside Israeli Minister of Communication Ayoob Kara (Likud).

Credit: US Embassy Jerusalem Unveiling of Hannukah stamp


Netanyahu Eulogizes Weinroth

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu attended the funeral of his attorney and friend, attorney Dr. Yaakov Weinroth.

"This morning we received the bitter news, our beloved friend Yaakov, our friend for 20 years, one of the greatest judges of the Jewish people, died during the night, my wife and I are shocked as are many in the Israeli public, we feel as though we have lost a great man, of which none were like and none will ever be," Netanyahu said.


Second Orthodox Jewish man attacked in Brooklyn in 2 days

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Black teenager carrying stick chases older Jewish man, beating him on back and shoulders, breaking stick.

High Court rejects murderer's appeal

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Supreme Court rejects appeal of terrorist who stabbed soldier to death, attempted to steal his weapon to murder others.

Israel’s only Olympic gold medalist auctioning his medal

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Windsurfing champion Gal Fridman says financial situation is forcing him to part with precious Olympic medal.

European Israel Press Association briefs journalists

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
Conferences in Stockholm, Oslo, Copenhagen organized by EIPA, operating since 2012 among journalists, opinion-makers, and politicians.

Tractor driver shot by police in Turkey on way to Israeli embassy

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

RT reported that Turkish Police shot a tractor driver who went on a rampage while allegedly driving his tractor to a protest at the Israeli Embassy in Ankara.

The 45-year old driver was identified as Aydın Sakarya. Police shot him in the leg after he reportedly refused several commands to stop.


Stormy Daniels case thrown out of Federal Courts

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Fox News reported that a Federal Judge threw out Stormy Daniels lawsuit against Trump. The court also ruled that the President is also entitled to legal fees.

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