Israel downs Gaza rockets

IDF fighter jets retaliated with strikes on targets in the Islamist Hamas ruled Strip. By Erin Viner Residents of the southern Israeli city of Sderot and neighboring communities along the…

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…

Israeli court blocks coalition appointment

The move marks a setback for the new right-wing coalition government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. By Erin Viner The 10-to-one Supreme Court verdict forbids leader of the ultra-Orthodox Shas…

New IDF Chief assumes post

IDF Lieutenant General Herzi Halevi is now the Israeli military’s 23rd Chief of General Staff. By Jonathan Hessen and Erin Viner During a festive ceremony in Jerusalem, Israeli Defense Minister…

Israeli judicial reform could risk credit rating

Planned revisions by the newly-sworn in government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could affect the country's sovereign credit rating. By Erin Viner "If the announced judicial system changes set a…

Israel to reduce consumer costs

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has unveiled preliminary measures to ease inflation in a proactive response to the alarming situation impacting Israeli households. By Erin Viner Israel will cancel or cut…

Netanyahu sanctions PA over ICJ suit

Israel declared it will implement retaliatory steps following a bid by Palestinians to involve the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in the decades-old conflict between the sides. By Erin Viner…