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Israeli blogger suspected of harassing witness in Netanyahu associates' corruption affair

Mon, 2020-08-03 19:57
Complainant said independent journalist had come to former official's home pretending to be an intelligence agent, while lawyer decries 'silencing' investigation into so-called submarine affair

Changing U.S. aid terms hit Israeli defense industry harder than expected, report says

Mon, 2020-08-03 19:45
State Comptroller says local procurement could be reduced by $1.6 billion in 2028, and Israel hasn't prepared local arms industry for drop

Know what it’s like to be jobless? Most Israelis don’t, but they better start

Mon, 2020-08-03 19:43
The coronavirus threatens to leave long-term unemployment in its wake, and the government is only starting to think about how to cope with it

Israel's financially troubled El Al gets extra time to refund airline tickets

Mon, 2020-08-03 19:22
Move to push deadline to October 1 will give El Al more time to repay $320 million it owes

Iran, not Hezbollah, likely behind attempted attack on Syrian border, Israeli officials say

Mon, 2020-08-03 18:34
Defense officials say foiled attempt to plant explosives could have been response to a series of airstrikes in Syria attributed to Israel

Israeli Border Police officers held on suspicion of assaulting, robbing Palestinians

Mon, 2020-08-03 17:47
Officers suspected of eight different incidents over period of months are also suspected of fraud, breach of trust, obstruction of justice and abusing their positions

Netanyahu adds attorney to his defense team in corruption trial

Mon, 2020-08-03 17:45
Boaz Ben Zur is second new lawyer added in corruption trial that began in May, prompting lead judge to criticize 'revolving door of lawyers'

Jerusalem municipality sued for discriminating against non-Orthodox, gay couples planning to wed

Mon, 2020-08-03 17:18
Initiative offers couples marrying in Jerusalem to hold their weddings, free of charge, in one of nearly a dozen outdoor sites. However, only couples who marry through the Orthodox-controlled rabbinate are eligible to apply

As U.S. warns of Chinese influence, watchdog says Israel fails to vet foreign investment

Mon, 2020-08-03 16:52
The state comptroller says the cabinet's decision to form a special body still hasn’t been implemented despite national security concerns

Tel Aviv soccer team dismisses two players accused of having sex with minors

Mon, 2020-08-03 16:45
The players, under investigation for statutory rape of 15-year-old girls, are 'disappointed and saddened by the one-sided decision,' their agent says

Millions of Israelis, vital infrastructure exposed to missile attack, watchdog says

Mon, 2020-08-03 16:39
Comptroller's report also takes state to task for failing to issue work permits directly to Palestinian workers, who are subject to black market middlemen, despite 2016 to reform system

In a pickle, Seth Rogen tells Haaretz what he really thinks about Israel and ‘white supremacist’ Trump

Mon, 2020-08-03 15:30
The Hollywood star, about to release his most Jewish movie ever, ‘An American Pickle,’ is having to fight a rearguard action over comments he made about the Jewish state on a popular podcast. He looks to set the record straight

Netanyahu's son says Israeli leader 'entertained' by mass protests against him

Mon, 2020-08-03 15:21
Images of 'aliens' demonstrating outside in Jerusalem 'give him strength,' the prime minister's son says in an interview, later saying he was referring only to those in costume

Jewish studies on the Nile: The rise of Hebrew and Jewish degrees in Egypt

Mon, 2020-08-03 14:45
About a dozen universities in Egypt award degrees in Hebrew and Jewish studies today. Why did Egyptians become interested in such fields over a century ago and how did they help foment a renaissance in their homeland?

Netanyahu says annexation still on the table, but White House needs to back it

Mon, 2020-08-03 14:05
West Bank annexation proposal is 'in Washington,' prime minister tells lawmakers, after senior Palestinian officials say that if Israel doesn't carry out its plan by next month, its window of opportunity will narrow

In Iran, one person dies of COVID-19 every seven minutes

Mon, 2020-08-03 12:01
Health Ministry publishes data to encourage Iranians to follow regulations, as death toll, which many say is underestimated, keeps rising

Jerusalem court rules Israel must allow three Gazans stranded abroad to return home

Mon, 2020-08-03 11:39
The Palestinian Authority halted coordination with Israel and stopped issuing transit permits to travel through its territory after Netanyahu announced his plan to annex parts of the West Bank

Yemen's Houthis claim to have shot down U.S.-made drone over Saudi Arabia border

Mon, 2020-08-03 11:10
The surveillance aircraft appeared to have Saudi markings, although the kingdom is not known to use it ? Neither Washington nor Riyadh have confirmed the incident

Lebanon's foreign minister resigns as economic crisis worsens

Mon, 2020-08-03 10:19
Nassif Hitti is the first minister to leave Hassan Diab's embattled government, and is apparently unhappy with its handling of Lebanon's deepening financial crisis

Over 20 killed in Islamic State attack on Afghan prison

Mon, 2020-08-03 10:14
Incident comes amid a recent spike in violence in the country, as the local Islamic State group affiliate seems to gain strength