Bombed cars, shooting leave two dead, one injured in suspected gangland violence

Car blown up in Netanya, hours later another explodes in Holon killing one; later, man shot dead, another seriously injured in Ashkelon A bloody day of suspected gangland violence on Sunday left two men dead and another seriously injured, as cars were blown up in…

Palestinian Forced To Demolish His Own Home In Jerusalem.

A Palestinian man was forced to demolish his own home, Sunday, in Jabal al-Mokabber, in occupied Jerusalem, under the pretext of not obtaining a permit. Local sources said the Palestinian, Amer Shqeirat, had to demolish his home to avoid paying more excessively high fines and…

Soldiers Injure Many Palestinians Near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, dozens of Palestinians holding the weekly nonviolent procession in the al-Mughayyir village, northeast of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and injured six Palestinians, in addition to causing many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Palestinians were…

Abbas said to refuse call from Blinken, wants to hear from Biden first

While US president called Netanyahu, PA leader has not received same courtesy; efforts underway to arrange conversation between top American diplomat and PA premier Shtayyeh Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas reportedly refused to accept a phone call from US Secretary of State Antony Blinken a…

State Dept. confirms US views Israel’s control over West Bank as ‘occupation’

Washington clarifies position after report on human rights situation restores the expression, excised under Trump, but also uses some of previous administration’s terminology WASHINGTON — US President Joe Biden’s administration said Wednesday that Israel’s control of the West Bank is indeed “occupation,” clarifying its stance…

Israel warns citizens they could be targeted by Iran, as outbound tourism renews

NSC advises caution following bombing at New Delhi embassy, names recent Gulf partners UAE and Bahrain among countries risky for Israelis The National Security Council issued a travel advisory Monday, warning that Iran may still try to attack Israelis overseas, amid increased international travel following…

Israel’s political instability hampering tighter cooperation with US — experts

More than the potential election of a leader Biden is politically at odds with, it’s the continued uncertainty that stymies the US president’s ability to expand ties, analysts say Ahead of last week’s elections in Israel, a senior US official was asked if Washington would…

Israeli Embassy to UAE celebrates first Passover seder

Ambassador Eitan Na’eh tweets a rather straightforward answer to the age-old Passover question: ‘What is different this night?’ The Israeli Embassy to the United Arab Emirates held its first Passover seder Saturday night, and Ambassador Eitan Na’eh proudly shared a moment from the festive evening…

What happens now: A timetable of the process to (maybe) form a government

A look at significant upcoming dates as Israel’s warring political leaders try to navigate the deadlocked election results, prevent a fifth national vote With Israel’s latest election over, attempts to form a new government begin, though at the moment the prospects of those efforts succeeding…

With 95% of ballots tallied, vote count fails to break deadlock

Islamist party Ra’am loses a seat to Meretz but remains key player; some of 40% of absentee votes counted; tensions emerge in Netanyahu’s bloc Election officials continued counting absentee ballots on Thursday, with results so far showing no clear path to a majority coalition for…