Netanyahu praises Israeli air force after reckless Christmas raid on Syria

Israeli PM and acting defense chief Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the capabilities of his air force a day after IDF jets endangered two civilian flights while carrying out Christmas Day strikes against ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria. “We are standing steadfast on our red lines in Syria and everywhere else,” Netanyahu told cadets at a graduation […]

Netanyahu praises Israeli air force after reckless Christmas raid on Syria

Israeli PM and acting defense chief Benjamin Netanyahu has praised the capabilities of his air force a day after IDF jets endangered two civilian flights while carrying out Christmas Day strikes against ‘Iranian targets’ in Syria. “We are standing steadfast on our red lines in Syria and everywhere else,” Netanyahu told cadets at a graduation […]

‘Stop killing women’: Israeli cities grind to a halt as thousands demand end to domestic violence

Highways and intersections across Israel came to a standstill on Tuesday as thousands of women blocked the streets, some lying in fake blood, to demand the government takes action to end the growing violence against women. The strike began in Tel Aviv at 9.30AM, as women targeted a major interchange, causing hours worth of delays […]

Israeli police recommend indicting Netanyahu on bribery and fraud charges

REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun Police say that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promoted regulations that were favorable to a media company in exchange for positive coverage. Police have already recommended indicting Netanyahu on separate corruption charges. Netanyahu says the accusations are made up by the media. Israeli police are recommending Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted in a […]

Israeli lawmakers vote against recognizing ISIS’ anti-Yazidi cleansing as genocide

Israeli MPs have refused to recognize the suffering of the Yazidi minority living under Islamic State as a genocide. Up to 5,000 have been killed and over 3,000, mostly women and children, taken captive and enslaved. On Wednesday, the Israeli parliament voted down a draft bill that would have formally recognized the atrocities of Islamic […]

‘Get it right!’ Israeli consulate spars with US journalist over Gaza headlines

An American journalist who pointed out the extensive edits the New York Times made to its article about the Israeli bombing of Gaza found himself in a heated Twitter argument with the Israeli consulate. A Twitter account “Editing The Gray Lady,” which tracks edits to the Times, revealed on Monday how the US paper of […]

‘Netanyahu’s time is over’ – former Israeli PM Olmert calls for revival of his 2008 peace plan

It will take mere months to strike a deal with Palestinians if Israel returns to its 2008 two-state proposal, and the only ones opposing the plan are Benjamin Netanyahu and his circle, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said. “There is no question in my mind that Netanyahu’s time is over. He’s gone,” Olmert told TV […]

Australia says it’s open to moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem — and it could affect the country’s trade deals

Lior Mizrahi/Getty Images Indonesia may be considering killing off a trade deal with Australia after it raised the idea of moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem. Morrison told reporters he was “open-minded” on moving Australia’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, and recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. The statement provoked Indonesia, has the largest Muslim population in the world, […]