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2017 Banner Tourism Year in Israel – 3.6 Million Visits, $5.8 Billion Revenue

According to the Tourism Ministry, 91% of tourists ranked their visit to Israel as very good or excellent.

Report: Religious Jews’ Ascent to Temple Mount Up 75%

Today a Jew who goes up to the mountain feels that he is welcome."

New Law Requires 80 MKs to Transfer Parts of Jerusalem

"The IDF's withdrawal from Lebanon and the disengagement plan from the Gaza Strip have proven that terrorist elements […] enter the areas from which Israel withdraws."

Rocket Lands in Western Negev, No Injuries

At least one rocket landed in an open area near a kibbutz.

Jerusalem City Center to Become ‘Clean Air Area’

"The decision will lead to a significant improvement in the quality of life and air quality in the city center."

Gaza-Directed Hamas Terror Cell Arrested in Judea & Samaria

"The Hamas command in Gaza has been increasingly motivated of late to advance attacks via Hamas members in Judea and Samaria."

Israel’s Northern Front Takes Center Stage in 2018 INSS Strategic Assessment

"The northern front presents a particularly complex combination of challenges, including the strengthening of Iran and its satellites... Russian involvement... and global jihad forces.”
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Netanyahu Calls Rouhani a Liar

PM Netanyahu supports the Iranian people.

Ahed Tamimi, Mom Nariman Tamimi Indicted on Multiple Charges

Tamimi, whose age has been the focus of a great deal of media attention, was charged with 12 counts for six separate incidents.

Significant Improvement in Jerusalem Central Bus Station Guard

Asher Elmaliach was stabbed in the heart by an Arab terrorist.

17 Hamas Cell Members in Judea and Samaria Arrested

The investigation is being conducted in coordination with the military prosecutor who is evaluating the findings prior to submitting indictments against the suspects.
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Putin Awards $17.30 Monthly as Lifetime Benefits to Israeli Red Army Veterans

According to the Ministry of Immigrant Absorption, there are some 10,000 WW2 Red Army veterans living in Israel.

Exposé: Israeli Hospitals Heavily Favor Palestinian Authority Patients over Israelis

"Israeli parents struggle over a bed for their sick child – while in recent years the scope of medical treatment for Palestinian residents has doubled – it's absurd"

Western Wall Plaza Excavations Yield First Temple Hebrew-Inscribed Message

"In the register beneath the double line is an inscription in ancient Hebrew: 'LESARAR,' with no spacing between the words and no definite article. It denotes 'Lesar Ha'Ir,' meaning 'belonging to the governor of the city.'"

Likud Central Committee Unanimously Approves Sovereignty in Judea, Samaria

One leftwing editorial suggested the Likud is beginning to prepare for life after Netanyahu.

MK Yehuda Glick’s Wife Yafa Passed Away

In June, Yehuda Glick posted an emotional call on his Facebook page and his personal Twitter account, calling on people to pray for his wife's recovery.

IMRA Director Says Annexation of Judea, Samaria Requires ‘No Knesset Involvement’

"'The law, jurisdiction and administration of the State shall apply to any area of ​​the Land of Israel that the Government sets in an order.' That's it... No wiggle room there."
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Netanyahu Cabinet Approves EU Deal Boycotting Jewish Settlements

"The absurd result of this agreement will be that if the Palestinian Authority submits a project in Hebron or in eastern Jerusalem, it would be approved and funded, while Israel will not be able to do the same."

Israel Boasts 8.8 Million on Eve of 2018, 74.6% Jewish

The year 2017 saw about 180,000 newborn babies – 73.8% Jews, 23.3% Arabs, and 2.9% "others."

Teva Surrenders, Postpones Layoffs to 2019

"In practice, we managed to keep almost all the employees until December 2019, except for those who are close to retirement age."

Israel Planning Aggressive Measures Against African Illegals

At present, Israel is home to an estimated 40,000 infiltrators from Africa.

Knesset to Debate Backdoor Sovereignty in Judea, Samaria

Today, new laws enacted by the Knesset are not applied directly to Israeli citizens living in the liberated territories, but require the involvement of the military government.

IDF Retaliates Against Hamas in Gaza, Warns ‘Iran is Playing with Gazans’ Lives’

"The severe shooting on Friday proved once again that Iran ... is playing with the lives of Gaza residents and is likely to lead the Gaza Strip to escalation after years of security calm."

Syrian Regime Evacuates Rebel Fighters Near Mount Hermon

The village is located at the foothills of Mount Hermon, near the border with Israel and Lebanon, in the Golan Heights.

Yigal Unna Tapped to Head Israel’s National Cyber Bureau

Unna currently heads the Cyber Technologies Unit, has served in a number of different roles in the defense establishment over the years.

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