Ynet gains exclusive access to the highly classified site that lies underneath the Defense Ministry’s Kirya compound in Tel Aviv, where all major operations are managed.
A group of 15 senior citizens, aged 60 to 70, were on organized tour of Nepal’s temples and spectacular landscapes and say it is a miracle that they all survived.
The United States and Japan unveiled new rules for defense cooperation Monday in a historic move that will give Japanese forces a wider global role amid concerns over China's rising sway. Under the revised guidelines, Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or, for example, deploy minesweeper ships to a mission in the Middle East. US Secretary of State John Kerry and Defense Secretary Ashton Carter revealed the new rules alongside Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida and Defense Minister Gen Nakatani after talks at a New York hotel. Although officials said the new doctrine is not aimed at China, there has been increasing concern over moves by Beijing to try to scoop up disputed areas of the South China and East China Seas.
Iran on Monday led calls by non-aligned nations for Israel to give up its nuclear weapons as a major conference got underway on advancing prospects for a nuclear-free world. Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif addressed the conference on the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry on the landmark nuclear deal reached this month.
UN releases summary of 207-page report on Gaza conflict saying Israel fired on 7 UN schools; Foreign Ministry says all incidents have been investigated.
In interview marking 33 years since Israel returned Sinai Peninsula to Egypt, ousted president says Israel tried to evade commitments it made during peace deal signed with Anwar Sadat.
The plight of migrants in the Mediterranean requires a "comprehensive response", NATO'S head Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday, adding that the alliance would help by trying to stabilise countries in the region. NATO's role in stabilising countries like Afghanistan was part of the broader approach to the refugee problem in the Mediterranean, Stoltenberg said. Stoltenberg welcomed the EU's decision to increase its presence at sea, adding that human trafficking was the "main problem". Many of these people are smuggled in on boats from Libya, which has long been a transit country for African migrants.
Two of the four Syrians killed by IDF as they were trying to plant an explosive device on the border fence were born in Israel and moved across the border to Syria.