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Report: Israeli jets hit target in Lebanon-Syria border area
Israeli forces attacked a target on Syrian-Lebanese border overnight, western diplomat and a security source told Reuters on Wednesday Israel concerned Syrian chemical weapons could fall to Hezbollah Israel Post: not enough gas masks for all Israelis.
 
Clifford D. May | Under fire
Sderot: An Israeli city in Hamas crosshairs
Dr. Haim Shine | Israel's two-state election
Israel is already divided: central Israel versus the periphery and religious neighborhoods.
Hezi Sternlicht | Why did Fischer bolt?
No matter how you spin it, Fischer's dramatic early departure is not good news.
Yaakov Ahimeir | A lose-lose for Israel
Regardless of the outcome of the Senate vote on the Hagel appointment, the pro-Israel lobby in Washington lost.
Morsi aide: Holocaust was US intelligence hoax
Fathi Shihab-Eddim, close Morsi associate and responsible for appointing editors to all state-run newspapers: Six million Jews said killed in the Holocaust were not murdered by the Nazis at all, but were actually moved to the U.S. in an operation.
Bank of Israel chief Stanley Fischer to leave post this summer
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer to step down at end of June, two years before his term was supposed to end Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanks Fischer for his service, calling him "an economic ambassador for the State of Israel."
Dan Margalit | The Fischer king
From the outset, Fischer did not plan on getting dragged into the Israeli economy's political games. Eight years after he began, he'll resign before the end of his second term.
'Lapid seeks to strip haredi parties of powerful portfolios'
Yesh Atid will demand the Housing and Construction Ministry, as well as the chairmanship of the Knesset Finance Committee, various Israeli media outlets reported on Wednesday.
Israel incensed by Argentina's cooperation with Iran
Foreign Ministry summons Argentinian ambassador after Argentina announced it has made an agreement with Iran to create a joint investigation committee into the 1994 Buenos Aires bombing of a Jewish community center that left 85 people dead.
Israel to end sanctions against the Palestinian Authority
After imposing sanctions on the PA for its unilateral petition of the U.N., Israel decides to transfer withheld tax revenues to the PA in light of their "economic blight" Israel to release some 400 million shekels following U.S., European pressure.
Israel first country ever to boycott UN human rights review
Israel's no-show at Human Rights Council draws widespread criticism, tacit rebuke from US FM spokesman says Israel had announced it was "suspending indefinitely its participation in the U.N. Human Rights Council work. This policy has not changed."
Col. (res.) Benny Yanai | Democracy, incitement and everything in between
Radical human rights groups are more than happy to wrap themselves in the flag of democracy and pluralism to justify putting Israeli soldiers at risk.
Vatican, Israel reach historic deal on Last Supper site
Pope will have official seat in the Last Supper room on Mount Zion in Jerusalem Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon: This is a historic achievement and a symbol that will encourage tourism.
Study: Israel susceptible to corruption in defense sector
According to study by Transparency International U.K.'s Defense and Security Program, Israel receives grade of D+, along with Cyprus, India, Kuwait, Lebanon Study points to lack of transparency in regards to defense spending and procurement policies.
Attorney-general orders criminal investigation of former IDF chief
In the latest development of the Harpaz affair, the attorney-general has decided to investigate former IDF chief of staff Ashkenazi and his top aide for military misconduct Ashkenazi's lawyer calls for probe of the defense minister.
Israel raises $2 billion in bonds
Bond sales in New York exceeded all expectations Bonds were sold for maturation periods of 10 and 30 years Finance Ministry Accountant General Michal Abadi-Boiangiu: Great success reflects a vote of confidence in the Israeli economy.
Protesters violate state mandated curfew in Egypt
At least 60 people have been killed and hundreds injured since Thursday in clashes between police and protesters angry over what they call Islamists' moves to monopolize power and failure to address the country's multiple woes.
Boaz Bismuth | A message to Morsi
It's no surprise the Egyptian president decided to take a breather in Berlin. The Tahrir Revolution brought neither bread nor freedom.
UN rejects reports of blast at Iran nuclear facility
A diplomat familiar with the issue tells AP that the IAEA's information came directly from IAEA inspectors at Fordo Iran is enriching uranium at Fordo to a level that is just a technical step away from nuclear warhead material.