Locust Plague of Biblical Proportion to Hit Egypt in Time for Passover

Control operations have treated nearly 85,000 hectare since December, of which 30,000 hectare were treated in the past three weeks in Egypt, Eritrea, Saudi Arabia and Sudan.

El Al to Fly to Boston Next Summer

Boston will be the fourth city in the United States for El AL flight.

Samaria Train Line Plan Unveiled

Good news for residents, schools, businesses and bases in Samaria: a new rail line is planned.

US, Western Nations, Issue Holiday Alerts for Beijing

U.S. and other Western embassies issue security alerts for citizens in the Sanlitun district of Beijing on December 25.

El Al to offer direct flights between Tel Aviv and Chicago

Next on the U.S. horizons: San Francisco starting on May 13; Las Vegas beginning on June 14; and Orlando, Fla., as of July 2.

First-Ever International Tourism Security Summit Kicks Off In Jerusalem

Security is the “elephant in the room” for the tourism sector.

Maker of Undetectable Underwear Bomb Still at Large, Spawning Proteges

The new device was designed by "Al Qaeda's most diabolical bomb maker," Saudi-born Ibrahim Hassan Asiri.

Special Cabinet Meeting in Kotel Tunnel to Approve Elevator, Cable Car

Today, the only access road to the Wailing Wall from the Jewish Quarter is the stairway, a drop of about 26 yards.

While in NYC, Bibi Devours Traditional Jewish Food

While staying at a Manhattan hotel, on Friday the Israeli prime minister made a phone "to go" purchase from Pomegranate.

10 United Flight Passengers Hurt Due to ‘Severe, Unexpected Turbulence’

The pilot was forced to make an emergency landing due to the severity of the unexpected turbulence.

Scandinavian Airline to End Tel Aviv-Copenhagen Route

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) has announced it will cancel its Tel Aviv-Copenhagen, citing both “political instability” and ‘’increasing costs and competition." The service, which is offered...

Government Introduces Bonuses to Retain Arab Household Staff at Dead Sea Hotels

While huge resources are being invested in the development of Dead Sea beaches and infrastructure to attract more tourists, the hotels are finding it difficult to absorb the increased traffic.

Report: Virgin Airlines to Transport Eurovision Fans from UK, Launch Israel Route

Earlier this month, Israeli-born Shai Weiss was named as Virgin Atlantic's new CEO.

Turkish Tourism Worst Casualty of Failed Coup, Terrorism

“The confidence factor that Turkey projected abroad has eroded."

Did the US Let Hamas Rule Israel’s Skies?

Did the U.S. allow Hamas terrorists rule Israel's skies? Why would the Obama administration do that?

US Imposes Inflight Electronics Ban on 13 Nations

The ban includes liquids and all electronics except mobile phones and medical devices needed during the flight.

Two Die, 7 Hurt as Israeli Bus Falls 70 Meters Down Ravine in Storm

The bus was traveling along a dark winding road with minimal lighting under stormy conditions with cold rain and wind.

Israeli Tour Group Still Scheduled to Tour North Korea as Pyongyang Marks 85th Anniversary...

Israel has warned it will be impossible to assist anyone who finds themselves in difficulty in Pyongyang.

InterNations Report: Israel Fourth Best Place to Raise your Children

In the category of Family Well-Being, Israel is ranked 3rd, behind Australia and Austria.

Thousands Head to Israel for Holidays and Fill Up Hotels

The High Holiday Israeli vacation season  is one of the nest ever, according to travel officials. Major hotels in Israel are filled to capacity, and...

New Israeli Tourism Campaign in Romania

At peak season there are 64 weekly flights between Romania and Israel, with most on the Bucharest-Tel Aviv route.

Opening Day for High-Speed Jerusalem-Tel Aviv Train ‘On Hold’ Till Fall 2018

Engineers and safety experts warned at least a month ago that the line was far from ready and that disaster would follow if officials rushed to opening day.

Knesset Eases Limits on Visitors’ Foreign Driving Licenses

Visitors to Israel will be able to use their foreign driving licenses for one year from their last time of entry if they have...

Moroccan King Restores Jewish Names of Marrakech Ghetto

Established at the site of the sultan's stables, the Mellah was segregated for Jewish dwelling in 1558 by the Saadi dynasty which ruled Morocco from 1549 to 1659.

Best Ever February for Foreign Tourism in Israel

25% Increase in the first two months of 2017 compared with Jan-Feb 2016.

El Al to Launch Investigation Into ‘Horror Flight LY 002’

"The committee will present its results and recommendations soon and afterwards, I will make decisions on the topic."

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.

More Jews Flee to Israel, Escaping Terror in France

Jews arriving in Israel to begin new lives are telling horror stories about France that sound like pre-WWII Germany.

Ben Gurion Airport to Hold Exercise of Simulated Ebola Passenger

Ben Gurion Airport will carry out an exercise Friday morning simulating the arrival of an Ebola-infected passenger. The exercise will include initial questioning as well...

El Al Pilots Reach Agreement With Airline

The pilots of El Al Airlines have agreed to end their job action and arrive for work on time from now on.

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