Tag: Israel News

Female Israeli soldiers punished for racy photos

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said Sunday that it has disciplined a group of female soldierswho posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted

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Israel at 65: Success still plagued by uncertainty

JERUSALEM: In 65 years, Israel has surpassed the dreams of its founders, emerging as the Middle East’s strongest military force, a global high-tech powerhouse and a prosperous homeland for the

Thousands of Palestinians protest in West Bank

JERUSALEM: Thousands of outraged Palestinians took to the streets of the West Bank on Thursday, joining funeral processions and demonstrations after two protesters were killed by Israeli troops and a

Obama heads to Israel amid low expectations

JERUSALEM: U.S. President Barack Obama arrives in Israel on Wednesday without any new peace initiative to offer disillusioned Palestinians and facing deep Israeli doubts over his pledge to prevent a

Netanyahu ally: Diplomacy won’t work with Iran

JERUSALEM: A powerful partner of Israel’s prime minister says sanctions and negotiations will not stop Iran from pursuing its disputed nuclear program. Former Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman says North Korea’s nuclear test was an “obvious example” of diplomacy failing

Muslim makes Israeli football debut

JERUSALEM: Under heavy security, a Muslim football player whose signing with a Jerusalem club sparked a violent uprising by a hardcore group of racist fans made his much anticipated debut

Israel unlikely to retaliate after Bulgaria report

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Tuesday welcomed a Bulgarian report implicating Hezbollah in the deaths of five Israelis in a bus bombing last summer, signaling that it will use the