JERUSALEM – A senior Israeli Air Force commander said Thursday that the IAF will not take action against Russian warplanes if they encroach on Israeli air space.
JERUSALEM—The sudden evacuation of a soccer stadium in Hamburg last week less than an hour before the arrival of German Chancellor Angela Merkel was due to a warning by Israeli intelligence of an imminent terrorist attack, according to the German magazine Stern.
JERUSALEM—Secretary of State John Kerry’s efforts this week to prevent the current round of Palestinian-Israeli violence from escalating failed to close the gap between the two sides and widened the gap between Jerusalem and Washington.
Some Democratic leaders, including those in the Obama administration, have yet to condemn a recent Palestinian terrorist attack in Israel that claimed the lives of several individuals, including an American teenager, and wounded five other Americans.
JERUSALEM—Two Palestinian high school girls, cousins aged 14 and 16, from a refugee camp north of Jerusalem, skipped school Monday morning and took a tram to the Jewish side of the city. Leaving their school bags on a bench, they proceeded toward the main market place until they encountered an elderly man whom they began to stab.
JERUSALEM—After a few days of relative quiet, the two-month old Palestinian mini-intifada resumed Thursday with attacks on the West Bank and Tel Aviv that some officials believe may have been influenced by Islamic State’s recent rampage in Paris.
A coalition of Democratic House lawmakers are collecting signatures on a new letter that valorizes anti-Israel activists and an intifada supporter, praising them as agents of peace between Israel and the Palestinians, according to an advance draft of that letter viewed by the Washington Free Beacon.
JERUSALEM—Reviving a controversial anti-terror measure—destruction of the homes of militants responsible for fatal attacks—Israeli security forces scored a quick success over last weekend when a Palestinian man turned in his son rather than risk the family home being demolished.
An opinion piece from Sunday’s edition of al-Hayat al-Jadida, the Palestinian Authority’s official daily newspaper, argued that the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad was responsible for the terror attacks that occurred in Paris on Friday night, which killed at least 129 people and wounded hundreds more, according to an article in the Times of Israel.
JERUSALEM—Although the Islamic State has forces close to two of Israel’s borders, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Monday, it has chosen thus far to avoid a direct clash with Israel.