Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders has tapped several critics of Israel to advise him on foreign policy, including one who has compared Israelis to “Nazis” and accused them of waging “a Holocaust.”
JERUSALEM—A leading member of Hamas’ military establishment in the Gaza Strip was executed Sunday in Gaza for allegedly informing Israel about the location of the military leader of Hamas, Mohammed Deif, during the war with Israel in the summer of 2014.
JERUSALEM—Israel’s defense establishment has decided to combat the Palestinian terror wave of recent months by issuing 30,000 more work permits that would enable West Bank Palestinians to find employment in Israel.
The man who served as the Palestinian Authority’s first-ever foreign minister and currently sits on Fatah’s Central Committee asked on Feb. 1 if people need to resume hijacking planes and attacking airports to make the world once again care about the Palestinian cause for an independent state.
JERUSALEM—Two 13-year-old girls descended from a bus in the central Israeli city of Ramle Thursday morning and, instead of walking to their nearby school, proceeded to pull kitchen knives from their schoolbags and stab a security guard at the entrance to the bus station. The guard was lightly wounded, and the girls were subdued by a civilian and a soldier.
The Obama administration has not prosecuted a single Palestinian terrorist responsible for killing Americans abroad, despite a congressional mandate ordering the Justice Department to take action against these individuals, according to disclosures made by lawmakers on Tuesday.
JERUSALEM—Israel, which regards its neighbor, Jordan, as a buffer against the upheavals sweeping Syria and Iraq, is deploying surveillance drones on the Syrian-Jordan border to monitor attempts by Islamist militants to penetrate the Hashemite kingdom, according to Israeli media repor
JERUSALEM—Residents of Israeli villages abutting the Gaza Strip have in recent weeks reported hearing the sounds of underground digging and drilling at night, apparently confirming Hamas’ claims that they have resumed digging attack tunnels into Israel like those destroyed during the war in Gaza two years ago.
JERUSALEM—Operating out of a mountaintop facility in Cyprus, British and American intelligence agencies have for years been watching what Israeli military drones are watching, according to documents leaked by former NSA analyst Edward Snowden.
JERUSALEM—In a rare instance of a Middle East dispute being resolved by compromise, the Israeli cabinet on Sunday allocated a stretch of Jerusalem’s Western Wall, hitherto reserved exclusively for Orthodox religious practices, to non-Orthodox Jewish denominations to follow their own prayer services as they wish.