Yemen army 'on high alert' after Iran-backed Houthi attack kills 73

Sun, 2020-01-19 12:21
The attack 'confirms without doubt that the Houthis have no desire for peace,' Yemen's president says

My encounters with Rafael Lemkin, the penniless, persistent hero who coined the term 'genocide'

Sun, 2020-01-19 12:04
Rafael Lemkin was often considered a shabby, dogged nuisance when I met him at the UN in the 1950s. He'd lost 49 family members in the Holocaust; only seven mourners attended his own funeral. But his moral and legal clarity gave the world a new way of defining - if not deterring - mass murder

Why Israel keeps deporting foreign workers – and their kids – only to import new ones

Sun, 2020-01-19 11:52
Inside the 'revolving door' policy that forces Israel’s foreign workers to break their visas and risk deportation: 'Why bring in more and more? Because of money'

Lebanon to release protesters detained after night of riots

Sun, 2020-01-19 11:46
At least 220 people were injured in the clashes, which were among the worst scene of rioting since protests broke out

Iran says two new satellites ready for launch

Sun, 2020-01-19 11:44
The U.S. and other Western countries have long been suspicious of the satellite program because the same technology can be used to develop long-range missiles

Israel begins work along Lebanese border to detect underground tunnels

Sun, 2020-01-19 10:00
Works were months in the planning, IDF says, and do not point to new Hezbollah tunnels detected, one year after operation Northern Shield

FM Home Loans league: All American Poly wins in overtime

Sun, 2020-01-19 08:15
B-Woods, Yeshiva League Pass, Tommy’s Midrash Ballers improve to 2-0

Pregnant migrant worker held by Israel in isolation for months in defiance of UN guidelines

Sun, 2020-01-19 06:48
Jossephine Kwabiwaa was held in isolation after she refused to be tested for tuberculosis, despite her expressing concern that radiation could affect her pregnancy

Israel gets first lacrosse field

Sun, 2020-01-19 06:33

Liga Gimmel Tel Aviv: Inter Aliyah rallies to start second half of season

Sun, 2020-01-19 06:26
Inter Aliyah 5, Hapoel Tzafririm 2

Loyalty test in the classroom

Sun, 2020-01-19 02:48

Israel's public healthcare system to subsidize 141 drugs, including innovative depression treatment

Sun, 2020-01-19 02:15
List includes a genetic test for BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations and a gene therapy treatment which costs 2.8 millions shekels per patient

By barring left-wing activists’ entry to West Bank, Bennett cynically uses army for his politics

Sun, 2020-01-19 00:24
Defense Ministry's decision to issue orders against anarchists is a new low in Bennett's stint as a minister on uppers ? Moves against Haaretz employee Jonathan Pollak aren't based on Shin Bet intel ? Bennett is overstepping the IDF chief

Houthi missile strike on military base in Yemen kills 60

Sat, 2020-01-18 23:58
Attack follows an ongoing barrage by Saudi-backed government forces on Shi'ite rebels

Palestinians preparing to ramp up airborne firebomb attacks against Israel

Sat, 2020-01-18 23:21
Militants tell Haaretz they are upset over gap between situation on the ground and reports of loosening restrictions: 'Israel expects quiet, but we want to live'

In West Bank, Jewish settlers recruit nature to their mission – with the High Court’s consent

Sat, 2020-01-18 22:15
For decades, nature reserves have been used to keep Palestinians off their land while allowing settlers to build. This week, the High Court rubber-stamped the practice

Israeli civics teacher fired for criticizing army operations

Sat, 2020-01-18 22:04
Dr. Meir Baruchin, who taught for 30 years and initiated meetings between Jewish and Arab students, was fired over opinions he expressed on his Facebook page

Bennett orders Israeli army to bar left-wing activists from entering West Bank

Sat, 2020-01-18 20:53
Defense minister's decision targets activists operating with the 'Anarchists Against the Wall' organization; one of them is a Haaretz employee who was arrested last week