(JNS.org) Seventy-three percent of Israel’s Arabs feel a sense of belonging in the Jewish state and 60 percent are proud to be Israelis, according to a new poll commissioned by Israel Hayom and conducted by the New Wave Research Institute.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) A consortium of Indian companies has applied for an Israeli Energy Ministry tender for offshore exploration licenses, signaling another step in the warming ties between Israel and India.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israel prevented a shipment containing several tons of explosives from reaching the Gaza Strip, the Israeli Defense Ministry revealed Wednesday.
(JNS.org) In his latest surprise move, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri said that he is delaying his resignation. On Wednesday, Hariri returned to Lebanon following weeks of speculation over his whereabouts.
(JNS.org) An Israeli girl who was wounded in a March 2011 Palestinian terror attack succumbed to her wounds on Wednesday after six years in a coma.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Monday expressed the need for an increase of $1.4 billion to the Jewish state’s defense budget, citing “dramatic changes” in the Middle East region.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Strategic Affairs and Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan on Monday sent a letter to Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel, who is in charge of Israel’s national service program, asking Ariel to rescind eligibility quotas for organizations that boycott Israel or support the BDS movement.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday condemned what he described as “incitement” against Israeli President Reuven Rivlin over the latter’s decision to deny a pardon for Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier imprisoned for fatally shooting a subdued Palestinian terrorist in Hebron in March 2016.
(JNS.org) Australian rock star Nick Cave is facing backlash from BDS supporters following a performance in Tel Aviv, where he accused the anti-Israel movement of trying to bully and censor him.
(JNS.org) Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas announced that he has frozen all contact with the U.S. over the Trump administration’s move to shutter the Palestinians’ mission in Washington, D.C.
(JNS.org) Lebanon’s army chief on Tuesday warned of an “Israeli threat” and urged his soldiers to be ready for a conflict with the Jewish state.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) The Chabad-Lubavitch Hasidic movement on Sunday announced that it will open three new centers—in Uganda, Montenegro and Laos.
(JNS.org) Israel has maintained covert contact with Saudi Arabia regarding Iran and other areas of common interest, Israeli Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz revealed Sunday.
(JNS.org) India has cancelled a $525 million missile deal with Israel, in a development that goes against the grain of the growing relations between the two countries, Indian media reported Monday.
(JNS.org) Cathay Pacific, the flagship airline of Hong Kong, is set to launch an office in Israel as well as daily Tel Aviv-Hong Kong flights beginning in 2018.
(JNS.org) Egypt opened its Rafah border crossing with the Gaza Strip for three days starting Saturday, after the Gaza-ruling Hamas terror group handed over administrative control of the checkpoint to the Palestinian Authority (PA) earlier this month.
(JNS.org) The Palestinian Authority (PA) threatened Saturday to sever communication with the Trump administration if the U.S. follows through with a threat to shutter the office of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in Washington, D.C.
(JNS.org) An IDF tank fired a “warning shot” across Israel’s northern border with Syria on Saturday in response to the Syrian military constructing an outpost in the demilitarized zone of the Golan Heights, in violation of the 1974 truce between the two countries.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Israeli Economy and Industry Minister Eli Cohen met with U.S. Rep. Peter Roskam (R-Ill.) in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 15, and thanked him for introducing legislation in March that would combat the anti-Israel BDS movement.
(Israel Hayom/Exclusive to JNS.org) Representatives of Breaking the Silence—an NGO that publicizes testimonies of former IDF soldiers in order to spread criticism of the Israeli military—will not be allowed to meet with students in Israel’s public schools, Education Minister Naftali Bennett announced Thursday.