2 MKs push for Khan al-Ahmar eviction

There has been a years-long dispute over the illegally-built Bedouin-Palestinian encampment east of Jerusalem. By Erin Viner The Israeli Supreme Court ruled in 2018 to remove Khan al-Ahmar, which was…

IDF evicts settler outpost

The development marks a yet another challenge for the new right-wing government of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner Israeli security forces on Friday evacuated Jewish activists from…

Last telegram from executed Israeli spy revealed

The disclosure was delivered by Mossad Director David Barnea during dedication of the Eli Cohen Museum in Herzliya. By Erin Viner Eliyahu Ben-Shaul Cohen, a Jewish immigrant to Israel from…

Canberra backtracks on Jerusalem

Australia has officially rescinded a decision of the previous government to recognize west Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. By Erin Viner The unexpected reversal was announced by Australian Foreign…

Gantz appoints Herzi Halevi as new IDF leader

The 23rd Chief of the Staff (COS) of the Israel Defense Forces has until now served as deputy to outgoing Lieutenant General Aviv Kochavi, whose own 4-year term is nearing…

Israel mourns Gorbachev passing

Mikhail Gorbachev, the last leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR, Soviet Union), died at the age of 91. By Erin Viner Russian media reported that the late…

Israel triumphs over major BDS move

The Israel licensee of the Ben & Jerry's bought the ice cream business from Unilever, which announced last year it would stop marketing products to the “Occupied Palestinian territories.” By…

Suriname to open embassy in Jerusalem

Both the South American country and Israel have announced the landmark development. By Erin Viner The declaration came as Israeli Minister of Foreign Affairs Yair Lapid hosted the Foreign Minister…

Turkish FM makes rare visit to Israel 

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is on a two-day trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories that marks the first visit by a Turkish Foreign Minister in 15 years.  By Erin Viner Israeli…

Palestinian rocket from Lebanon draws IDF response

The missile landed in an open area in northern Israel overnight, in an apparent spillover violence related to Palestinian-Israeli confrontations at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa Mosque. By Erin Viner The IDF said…