Report says rooftop solar panels are sufficient to meet Israel’s energy goals

Building mass solar fields as the government intends, the report argues, would diminish reserves of open space and cause unnecessary ...
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‘Iran-led Shiite axis is Israel’s biggest enemy’

Middle East expert says rocket fire from Syria was accidental, believes real concern is Syria turning to significant link in ...
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Israel’s justice minister is winning the fight for control of settlement cases

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked has unprecedented supervision of petitions relating to illegal outposts, usually filed by Palestinians or settlers ...
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Eye of the beholder: Why Israel is a light unto nations for some, a pariah for others

Concern for Palestinians keep the privileged few up at night, while millions who have benefited from life in Israel are ...
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Israel must not grant the prime minister immunity from corruption investigations

If passed, the bill would undermine the rule of law and foundations of government, and turn the Prime Minister’s Office ...
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Buoyed by Iran and Russia, Assad gains confidence to float trial balloons against Israel

Circumstances in Syria have changed; Assad's government and its allies may dictate new rules of the game with Israel in ...
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Canadian news outlet ordered to hand over jihadist interview

A court has ordered a Canadian news outlet to hand over records of a reporter's online chat with an alleged jihadist to federal police, according to the rulingA court has ordered a Canadian news outlet to hand over records of a reporter's online chat with an alleged jihadist to federal police, according to the ruling obtained by AFP Thursday. The information includes screenshots of an online chat between Vice Media reporter Ben Makuch and Farah Shirdon, a Canadian charged in absentia last September with leaving the country to join a banned terrorist group, threatening Canada and its allies, and related offences. Between June and October 2014 Makuch wrote three articles published by Vice Media about Shirdon's involvement with IS, based on communications with him.