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Turkish parliament ratifies reconciliation pact with Israel

After breaking off diplomatic ties with Israel six years ago over the Mavi Marmara incident, Turkey's parliament has ratified a reconciliation agreement, allowing for the reestablishment of official ties between the two countries.
August 21, 2016
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USAF Chief of Staff visits Israel

Israel and the US maintain close relations on many levels and this week's visit by United States Air Force Chief of Staff General David L. Goldfein only further cements these close ties.
August 18, 2016

Israel arrests senior Hamas official in Ramallah

Israel is fighting Palestinian terrorism and has arrested a senior Hamas official after which the terror organization claimed Israel is trying to hinder its success in the upcoming Palestinian elections.
August 17, 2016
IDF intelligence

IDF establishing new Intelligence Center in Negev

Israel is currently in the process of relocating some of its military headquarters and a number of bases to the south of the country to free up much sought-after land for housing and to improve living standards in the Negev.
August 17, 2016
Har Dov accident

7 IDF soldiers injured in accident

A collision between an armored vehicle and a tractor in northern Israel on Tuesday left seven IDF soldiers injured, two of them seriously.
August 17, 2016

Trump backers launch effort to gain votes in Israel

There are currently approximately 350,000 people in Israel who hold the right to vote in the US presidential election and the Trump campaign is wasting no time trying to gain their support.
August 16, 2016
Yarden Gerbi

Israel wins first medal in Rio

Israel’s Judoka Yarden Gerbi won a bronze medal in the under 63-kg Judo competition on Tuesday after beating her Japanese opponent Miku Tashiru, winning Israel its first Olympic medal in the 2016 Rio Games.
August 10, 2016
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Several injured in drone crash

Several Israelis were lightly injured on Tuesday when an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) crashed into an empty building in Wadi Ara, in northern Israel, and started a fire.
August 9, 2016
Tel Aviv police

Suspect shot by police during drug raid

A man was shot dead in south Tel Aviv Wednesday night by policemen after he pulled a gun as a police unit attempted to arrest him during a drug bust.
July 28, 2016
Border Golan Syria

Israel transfers aid to Syria for the first time

After treating thousands of wounded Syrians during the course of the last five years in its medical facilities, Israel is now transferring aid for use by Syrian rebel forces and civilians.
July 28, 2016

Netanyahu urges Israeli Arabs to take active role in society

In a video produced in English and Hebrew, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologized for his pre-election remark that Arabs were going to the voting booths 'in droves,' saying he was misunderstood, and now asked Arabs to integrate into Israeli society 'in droves.'
July 27, 2016
Manali resort India

Israeli woman raped in India

A 25-year-old Israeli woman says she was raped by two Indian men after hitching a ride on a trek in the Himalayas near the popular northern Indian resort town of Manali.
July 25, 2016

Tel Aviv school educators arrested on abuse charges

An extensive investigation spanning a number of years and numerous individuals, has finally resulted in the arrest of five teachers and a principal from Tel Aviv on multiple charges of alleged sexual assault and abuse.
July 25, 2016
Jonathan Pollard

Pollard seeks eased parole terms

A US judge said she was unlikely to grant Pollard's request that she direct the US Parole Commission to eliminate some parole restrictions, including monitoring of work computers and his whereabouts, along with a curfew.
July 24, 2016
MFA Director General Dore Gold

Top Israeli official meets with president of Chad

In its continued effort to pivot away from Europe where anti-Semitism dominates, Israel has been working to strengthen and even re-establish ties with numerous countries on the African continent - including some that are Muslim.
July 24, 2016
Dore Gold

Israel renews diplomatic ties with Muslim African nation

In a groundbreaking move and furthering its efforts to cement relationships with African countries, Israel renewed its ties, after a 49 year hiatus, with the Republic of Guinea, a predominantly Muslim country in West Africa.
July 21, 2016
Hanin Zoabi

Israel approves bill enabling ousting of inciting lawmakers

Lawmakers drafted the bill after three Arab fellow members of Israel's parliament visited the families of Palestinian terrorists who had attacked and murdered Israelis, and after several of them voiced support for Hezbollah.
July 20, 2016