Newsweek reporter calls reporting on Israel and Jewish organizations a ‘third rail’

The term 'third rail' refers to the deadly electrified rail on urban trains, implying that Israel-related issues are untouchable for American media


Palestinians says any peace plan without a state along 1967 lines will fail

In an apparent response to an Israeli TV report on outlines of Trump plan, Abbas spokesman also reiterates demand for 'all' of East Jerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state


Iran vows to keep military forces in Syria despite Israeli threats

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Poll: Likud remains strongest party, Jewish Home would fail to enter Knesset

TV survey puts two centrist parties Yesh Atid and Benny Gantz's Israel Resilience in second and third place, with each getting less than half of the seats of Netanyahu's faction


Snow dusts Jerusalem area as winter storm wallops Israel

Capital sees flurry for first time in years, with several roads closed as forecasts predict accumulation of 10 cm in Eztion bloc and other high elevation areas


U.S. official warns Israel over Chinese investments, citing cyber security and intelligence concerns

Secretary of Energy Dan Brouilette says during Israel visit that investments could lead to allies hesitating to share intel amid concerns that firms are conducting espionage


Head of Israel Bar Association named as top lawyer in sex scandal

Effi Naveh, suspected of advancing judicial appointments for sexual favors, released to house arrest


Israeli TV: U.S. sees Palestinian state on most of West Bank, some of East Jerusalem

Israeli television said on Wednesday that U


Sex for judgeship scandal: Israel’s most powerful lawyer named as main suspect

'Effi' Nave has been a dominant figure on Israel's legal scene since 2015, and recently made headlines for allegedly trying to smuggle a travel companion through airport security


Sex for judgeship scandal: Israel’s most powerful lawyer named as main suspect

'Effi' Nave has been a dominant figure on Israel's legal scene since 2015, and recently made headlines for allegedly trying to smuggle a travel companion through airport security


Somali militants say deadly Kenya attack was revenge for Trump’s Jerusalem move

Shabab statement says attack was response to Trump's 'witless remarks' and 'declaration of Al-Quds as the capital of Israel'


Report: US plan has Palestinian state in most of West Bank, E. Jerusalem capital

White House dismisses Israeli report on ostensible US peace proposal -- which also details fate of settlements, but not of Gaza or refugees -- as unfounded speculation


Police suspect murder after 21-year-old Israeli woman found dead in Australia

Aya Masarwe, a student at Shanghai University, was in Melbourne on a study abroad program and will be buried in Israel


Iran says it will be ready for new satellite launch in a few months

After a failed launch earlier this week, which Israel's Netanyahu warned was hiding efforts to develop intercontinental ballistic missile, other Western leaders warn against Tehran's attempts to deliver a nuclear weapon


Druze protest nation-state law outside Israeli party leaders’ homes; politicians vow to ‘fix’ legislation

Protesters seek commitment to amend contentious legislation that enshrined country's Jewish character


Controversial ‘McJesus’ art sculpture defended by Israel

Israel's Department of Justice was forced to intervene Tuesday in the controversy around a sculpture of "McJesus" — Jesus modeled as Ronald McDonald — that upset Christians in the Holy Land


Somali militants: Kenya attack revenge for Trump’s Jerusalem policy

Somali militant group al Shabaab said on Wednesday that they had launched a deadly attack on an upscale Kenyan hotel and business complex because of U