||Israel - (Jerusalem, Diplomacy, Politics, Defense, Security, Terrorism)
This is a historic moment1/1/2018Annexation of Judea, Samaria Requires 'No Knesset Involvement'. Likud Central Committee approved a motion to apply Israeli sovereignty over Judea and Samaria.
Population of Israel: 8.8 million12/31/2017Data released ahead of 2018 finds 75% of Israeli population is Jewish. 73.8% of babies born last year were Jewish, and 23.3% were Arab.
Israel to leave UNESCO12/23/2017Netanyahu instructs UNESCO ambassador to hand in letter announcing Israel's intention to withdraw from UN’s cultural body.
Setting the Record Straight10/8/2017The IDF in Judea and Samaria is examining a project of translating from Turkish registration books and documents that are being kept in its possession, and documenting land ownership.
4,000 new homes in Judea and Samaria10/8/2017Building permits expected next week for nearly 4,000 units in Israeli towns across Judea and Samaria - including in Hevron and Beit El.
Netanyahu Firm on Metal Detectors7/23/2017It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.
There was no massacre at Deir Yassin7/18/2017New book meticulously documents battle of Deir Yassin. Both Arab and Jewish testimony point to the same conclusion: there was no massacre.
Temple Mount closed to Muslims6/11/2017Muslims throw rocks at Jews visiting Temple Mount, security forces close off entrance in efforts to locate terrorist.
Samaria: Welcome to Eastern Metro Tel Avi6/7/2017Yesha Council, presented a master plan to solve the problem of high housing prices in central Israel – by expanding the definition of the term, Gush Dan, a little bit.
Trump accepts new Jewish town3/31/2017Trump Administration gives ok to new town for Amona residents on grounds that PM Netanyahu made promise to residents prior to meeting Trump.
We have a friend in the White House2/15/2017Coalition politicians welcomed President Trump's warm approach to Israel and described the summit meeting as 'the end of the two-state era.'
This is a new day for Judea and Samaria2/7/2017This is a historic day because for the first time in many years we are bringing the decision-making process back to the Knesset, back to the people.
The next step is sovereignty2/7/2017MK Yehuda Glick says that passing the Regulation Law proves the Likud government's commitment to Judea and Samaria.
Netanyahu: We will annex Maale Adumim1/22/2017Prime Minister pledges to annex Samarian city, expand construction in Jerusalem, and announce major building projects in 'settlement' blocs.
Ma'ale Adumim annexation bill to advance1/19/2017Legislation to apply Israeli sovereignty on the settlement expected to go up to a vote as a campaign to annex all Israeli settlements in the West Bank continues.
PM's response to Kerry's speech12/28/2016PM Netanyahu responds to Kerry's speech blasting 'settlements.' PM and other ministers, blast John Kerry's speech for 'obsessive' focus on 'settlements' and bias against Israel.
Government approves Amona deal12/18/2016Coalition to request month delay from Supreme Court in eviction of Amona residents while new homes built on nearby plots.
If Trump can do it, so can we11/18/2016Hundreds of followers of the late Rabbi Meir Kahane gathered in Jerusalem Thursday evening to mark the 26th anniversary of his assassination.
Ministers approve bill to limit muezzin noise11/13/2016One hundred years ago there were no loudspeakers, so what did the muezzins do at that time? Early-morning calls to prayer, disturb the sleep of hundreds of thousands daily.
Trump Win Means End of Palestinian State Era11/9/2016According to Bennett, 'Trump's victory offers Israel a tremendous opportunity to announce that it changes its mind regarding establishing a State of Palestine in the heart of our country.'
Israel prepares for Yom Kippur10/11/2016Public transportation around country to shut down for Day of Atonement, while security forces implement closure of Judea and Samaria.
Waqf spews hatred against Israel9/4/2016Azzam al-Khatib, General Director of the Islamic Waqf in Jerusalem, spewed a flurry of lies and incitement today against Israel today.
Jews Taking Over the Temple Mount7/16/2016We don’t mean to take over the Temple Mount by force, at least not those of us without the necessary government connections, but we do have an imagination.
Man shot, wounded near Tekoa7/9/2016MDA treating 30-year-old Israeli man for gunshot wound near Tekoa. He is now at Jerusalem's Sha'arei Tzedek Hospital.
Making aliyah to join the IDF1/1/2016Around 70 young people from across the world made aliyah to Israel in the last few days in order to join the IDF as lone soldiers. Eli from Los Angeles wants to join an elite unit.
Netanyahu: Israel will not be a binational state12/6/2015'In order to have peace, the other side must decide it too wants peace,' prime minister says in response to Kerry, who urged Israel and the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table.
Netanyahu says Israel will keep Temple Mount order9/24/2015Following Thursday’s security cabinet meeting on stiffening penalties for rock-throwers, Netanyahu said that Israel has told its neighbors that it will preserve law and order on the Temple Mount.
UN’s Temple Mount Stance Ignores Jewish History9/20/2015Israel blasted a UN Security Council statement about the ongoing tension at the Temple Mount, saying the statement 'completely ignores' Palestinian violence and Jewish history at the holy site.
Let 1,000 Outposts Bloom4/5/2015Outgoing government minister Limor Livnat on Sunday encouraged youths in Samaria to continue expanding Jewish settlement in the region.
People Want a New Status Quo4/1/2015Temple Institute's Director says that despite the reluctance of many Jews, there is a 'national awakening' over Passover offerings.
PM Netanyahu goes to Washington3/1/2015Prime Minister speaks at Ben Gurion Airport ahead of fateful speech that has sparked tension with White House. 'I go as an emissary of the entire Jewish people.'
Israelis Fed Up with Obama2/13/2015Israelis' view of President Barack Obama mirrors his attitude towards Israel. 72% of Israelis think that the Obama administration is interfering in the elections.
Obama's plot to Overthrow the Israeli Government2/1/2015Obama sends national field director for his 2012 campaign to work with an Israel-based group called V15. V15 is notoriously anti-Netanyahu and backed by the leftist One Voice organization.
IDF Resumes Search for Guy Hever12/2/2014Search for soldier missing since August 1997 focuses on minefields near his base; previous attempts have focused on nearby Syria.
Full Sovereignty in Judea-Samaria10/20/2014MKs Orit Struk and Yariv Levin explain how ten proposed laws could pave the way to success in the Jewish struggle for Judea and Samaria.
We don't have food for the holiday9/18/2014Ahead of holidays, scores of people arrive at food distribution center to collect food and goods. 12,300 holiday food baskets requested in comparison to 10,500 last year.
'They Butchered My Daughter'5/2/2014Shelly Dadon's father tells us that his daughter was apparently killed by terrorists; the murder was heard over a phone call.
This is Our Country -- Period4/4/2014Deputy Minister calls on Israel to stop capitulating to unreasonable demands from PA, in light of newest demands from Erekat.
170,000 Rockets Aimed at Israel1/29/2014Israel's Chief of Military Intelligence, painted a clear and graphic picture of what Israel faces on a daily basis: a constant barrage of terrorist threats.
Arik Is Dead1/11/2014Ariel Sharon, aka Arik, Israel’s 11th Prime Minister and perhaps its most heroic and controversial leader, passed away today at age 85.
Iranian Agent Arrested in Israel9/29/2013Arrested agent had photographs of United States embassies in Israel. Contacted by Iranian intelligence years ago, he first received an explicit offer to spy on Israel on Iran's behalf in early 2012.
Jerusalem Arabs Continue to Riot8/26/2013Arabs continued to riot Monday afternoon after three rioters were shot and killed Monday in the Kalandiya refugee camp.
IDF: Joseph's Tomb a Danger Zone5/12/2013Senior officer warns against visits that are not coordinated with the military, after stabbing is foiled. Four terrorists from Shechem were arrested by the IDF.