An Israeli man carries an IWI Tavor X95 rifle in Jerusalem's Old City on May 13, 2018, as Israeli nationalist settlers celebrate the Jerusalem Day. - For Israelis, Sunday is Jerusalem Day, an annual celebration of the 'reunification' of the city following the 1967 Six-Day War. (Photo by Thomas COEX …

Hundreds of Thousands of Israelis Now Eligible to Carry Firearms

TEL AVIV – Over half a million Israelis are now eligible to receive gun licenses after authorities significantly eased regulations with the stated aim of combating terror.  Any Israeli who has completed level 07 rifle training in the military, which includes

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Israeli Blacklist Documents BDS Groups to be Blocked From Country

The Strategic Affairs Ministry under Gilad Erdan has compiled a list of organizations it says promote the boycott of Israel, and will cooperate with the Interior Ministry to block members of those groups from entering the country, Hadashot news reported Saturday.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a conference at the foreign ministry in Jerusalem, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Netanyahu said President Donald Trump "bound himself forever" to the history of Jerusalem by recognizing the city as Israel's capital. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Netanyahu Thanks Countries That Supported Israel at UN Vote

Israel on Thursday dismissed a UN vote that rejected the American recognition of Israel as Jerusalem’s capital, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanking the U.S.A and several other countries for standing up for “the truth.”

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a speech during an event marking 50 years of Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley on October 19, 2017, near the Maale Efraim settlement in the occupied West Bank

Israeli Lawmakers Roundly Condemn Deadly Egypt Mosque Terrorist Attack

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned the “horrific and despicable terrorist attack” in Sinai and sent condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, the Egyptian people and the families of the 305 people killed in the attack.

Israelis take part in a weekly protest against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, seen on the poster, in front of the home of Israel's attorney general Avichai Mandelblit in Petah Tikva. Saturday, Aug. 26, 2017. The weekly vigils have become the vanguard of a grassroots protest movement against Netanyahu's alleged …

Anti-Netanyahu Protesters Congregate Outside Attorney General’s Home

TEL AVIV – More than 2,000 people turned out in protest close to Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit’s home on Saturday evening, after a ruling by the High Court of Justice said that the weekly demonstrations calling for the AG to indict Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges could resume.

Palestinian worshipers pray outside the Dome of the Rock at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem during the third Friday prayers of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan on July 26, 2013. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD GHARABLI (Photo credit should read AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Israel To Reopen Temple Mount With Additional Security Measures

TEL AVIV – Israel will gradually reopen the Temple Mount complex to Muslim worshipers on Sunday while adding additional security precautions after the site was closed following the murder of two Israeli police officers by three Arab-Israelis on Friday morning.

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Netanyahu Slams ‘Absurd’ UNESCO Vote, Vows to Cut More UN Funding

TEL AVIV – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday slammed the latest “absurd” resolution passed by the UN’s cultural agency calling Israeli presence in Jerusalem “illegal,” and ordered that funds to the international body be cut again by another $1 million.

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Hamas Threatens Israel After Assassination Of Senior Terrorist

Hamas’ prime minister in the Gaza Strip Ismail Haniyeh vowed “divine punishment”on Saturday for the assassins of military wing operative Mazen Faqha last week, and said his group was preparing “radical measures” against Palestinians caught collaborating with Israel.

Seattle Seahawks' Michael Benett said he would skip a trip to Israel because he wished "not only to see Israel but also the West Bank and Gaza so I can see how the Palestinians, who have called this land home for thousands of years, live their lives"

NFL Players Heed Pro-Palestinian Call to Boycott Israel Trip

TEL AVIV – Three NFL players have pulled out of a scheduled trip to Israel sponsored by the Israeli government following an open letter published by pro-Palestinian activists urging them to distance themselves from Israel’s “brutal” and “apartheid” policies.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (C) attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem, on November 13, 2016

Netanyahu: Israel Will Expedite Aid for Fire Victims

As the country’s beleaguered emergency personnel finally extinguish dozens of remaining fires that destroyed large swaths of residential and forest areas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday vowed to expedite aid to thousands of victims who have been displaced.

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Israel Believes Terror Arsonists Acted After Initial Wildfires

Amid signs that the wave of wildfires that have blighted Israel since Tuesday was being brought under control, Israeli security officials on Saturday night gave preliminary indications that weather was the prime cause of the initial blazes but that arsonists increasingly jumped on the bandwagon increasingly from Wednesday and into the weekend.

A money exchanger holds a handful of Israeli shekels in the market place on June 12, 2015, Gaza City, Gaza.

Israel Approves Emergency Financial Aid For Fire Victims

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon approved on Saturday evening a stipend of 2,500 shekels ($650) per person for those who have fled the raging fires nationwide over the past five days and could not return to their homes either because they were destroyed or are currently uninhabitable.