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New Tel Aviv-Jerusalem Train Line to Reach Temple Mount / Western Wall, Just in...

A long-term railway construction project will result in a high-speed train line from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, with a stop at the Temple Mount and Western Wall.

Liberman to Knesset Defense Committee: Hamas Preparing for Next Round

The defense minister said Israel will invest close to $1 billion over the next few years on defending the Gaza-vicinity communities.

Eager for Israeli Business, Vietnam Nevertheless Withholds Its Support in International Forums

Vietnam would like to step up the two countries' affiliation in science and technology, especially hi-tech.
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MK Begin Begging Netanyahu to Permit Destruction of Amona

The Likud MKs who, unlike Begin, had actually been elected by Likud voters, all voiced their enthusiastic support for the Regulations Act and urged Netanyahu to promote it.

Report: Justice Minister ‘Simplifying’ Supreme Court Appointments

Historically, the Supreme Court aligned with the Bar, as well as the Knesset opposition, to push through their own candidates.

Israel Warns Google, Apple: New Game on Gaza War Could Endanger IDF Soldiers

A new game about the Gaza war, on Google and Apple, may endanger IDF soldiers.

State Asks for 7-Month Delay in Destruction of Amona

The state petitioned the High Court with a request to delay the demolition of Amona.

Katzav to Apply Third Time for Parole

Former president Katzav is again trying to win parole without expressing remorse.

Israeli Coalition MKs to Snub Arab Lawmakers After Peres Funeral Boycott

Coalition Knesset members say they'll walk out when Israeli Arab MKs speak this week.

Interior Minister Deri to Resign Knesset Seat

The Interior Minister will keep his cabinet post but resign as a Knesset Member.

Minister Ariel: If AG Can’t Defend Law Saving Amona, Let’s Get an Attorney Who...

Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel (Habayit Hayehudi) may end up being the politician who broke the iron hold of the judicial civil service on Israel's democracy.

COGAT: Erez Crossing Closed Monday

The Erez Crossing is closing temporarily for an Israeli military exercise.

Ministerial Committee Delays Vote on Bill to Legalize Amona

After A-G Mandelblit warns such a bill is unconstitutional, ministers decide to delay a vote to legalize Amona.

PM Netanyahu to Visit Australia, Singapore, Kazakhstan & Azerbaijan

The prime minister and president will be globe-trotting this year as Israel's international relations grow.

Anti-Porn Censorship Bill Passes Unanimously in Ministerial Committee

The internet pornography censorship bill passed unanimously and now goes to the Knesset.

Young Jewish Child Hurt in Stoning Attack Near Tekoa

A 5-year-old child was injured in a stoning attack when a rock smashed a windshield and sent flying glass straight at him.

IDF Concern Rising Over Russian Arms, Military Presence in Middle East

Israel's defense establishment is worrying more about the quality and quantity of Russian military activity and arms in the region.

Israel Offers Aid After New Earthquake Rocks Italy

Israel offers aid to Italy after a 6.6-scale earthquake rocks the central region, destroying buildings.

American, Israeli Archaeologists Attack Authenticity of ‘Jerusalem Papyrus’

"The money that modern forgers and dealers can make on modern forgeries is astronomical, consistently in the five and six figure range. The motivation is strong."

Russian PM Medvedev to Visit Jerusalem, Ramallah for Talks

Russia's prime minister plans local talks with Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders.

Headstone Unveiling Held in Jerusalem for Late Pres. Shimon Peres, z’l

The headstone of the late Pres. Shimon Peres, z'l, was unveiled in Jerusalem on Oct. 28, 2016.

Fury Over Israeli Authorization for PA Arab Housing in Area C, Near Jewish Susiya

Secret authorization to build Arab housing in Area C near Jewish Susiya has infuriated Israelis facing demolition.

President Rivlin Visits Bereaved Family of Israeli Teen Killed on Israel-Egyptian Border

Pres. Reuven Rivlin visits the grieving family of an Israeli Bedouin teen shot and killed by accident on the Israel-Egypt border.

Knesset Committee to Debate Proposed Law Expanding Defense Minister’s Powers

The Knesset Constitution Committee is to debate a proposed bill expanding the powers of the defense minister in pre-1967 Israel.

In Lod, ‘Shema Yisrael’ to Blast Response to Islamic Muezzin

Israeli Jews and Arabs both live in the central city of Lod; now the prayers of both will be heard on public loudspeakers.

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