Warning the Netanyahu cabinet against reaching decisions based on strictly electoral reasons, Blum said that Israel now has 'another two-day window of opportunity to get off the metal detector issue which are important on the tactical level but stupid on the strategic level.'
'What's outrageous is Abbas's refusal to condemn the heinous murder.'
'It is unacceptable that Israel Police be made to obtain authorization from the Palestinians for every new security measure.'
Despite a pending petition to the Supreme Court, the IDF Civil Administration went ahead and razed the memorial.
Meanwhile, Minister of Transport Yisrael Katz announced he intends to demand that the death penalty for the terrorist who carried out the attack in Halamish that resulted in the murder of a Jewish father and his two children.
Norway's FM Brende: "Violence and calls for violence must stop. Terror can never be justified."
"We will fight terrorism mercilessly and without compromise," President Rivlin said.
Mahmoud Abbas has suspended all Palestinian Authority contacts "at all levels" with Israel over the Temple Mount crisis, meanwhile.
Ganor told his interrogators he has additional information about other senior officials in the defense establishment who were involved in transactions with the German shipyards.
It's the stuff that topples governments, and Prime Minister Netanyahu knows it.
Four Israeli police officers were wounded during the riots. Arabs report 4 dead.
President Rivlin reminded President Erdogan that after the terror attack in Turkey, the State of Israel was quick to condemn those criminal acts.
Israel sent one team to help with logistics and two firefighting planes to battle the massive blaze.
Europe, he said, was acting not just against Israel’s interests but against its own interests as well.
The prime minister has a great love for athletic sports, but as he told the team, he counts it as progress that "he didn't tear a ligament" kicking the ball this time.
King of Saudi Arabia Personally Intervenes in Temple Mount Crisis, Says Metal Detectors ‘Routine’...
“The issue of metal detection machines is a matter that has become routine in the holy places because of terrorism."
The prime minister's visit to Hungary is focused on promoting cooperation between the governments and the private sector, underlining high-tech, autonomous vehicles and new technologies.
The test is being carried out to make sure all parts of the system is up to date and in good repair.
Officials are now looking into the cause of the rash of fires around the country.
"The Jewish State is the one certain guarantee that the Jewish People will never undergo a Holocaust again. Never, ever."