Netanyahu says Shin Bet foiled 70 attacks in July-August

Prime Minister Netanyahu praised the Shin Bet security service at Cabinet meeting Sunday, and discussed upcoming trip to Latin America.

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Clashes erupt between ultra-Orthodox and secular demonstrators in southern Israel

Ultra-Orthodox rolled burning tires at homes and police made eight arrests during the confrontation, a culmination of simmering tensions between ...
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Yaalon rips into Naftali Bennett

Former Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon lashed into Naftali Bennett. "The blood of the Duma attack is on our hands."

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Rami Levi detained

Renowned Israeli businessman and supermarket magnate Rami Levi was detained over suspicions of fraud.

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People riding out Hurricane Irma ‘scared to death’

The hurricane re-strengthened to Category 4 status while Florida residents alternatively flee or hunker down ...
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The News that Made the Headlines

Towards the year's end, the list of the most-played songs was publicized.

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Obama says Trump ‘unfit’ to be president

US President Barack Obama speaks about Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a press conference in Washington, DC on August 2, 2016In a searing and virtually unprecedented presidential rebuke, Barack Obama declared embattled Republican White House nominee Donald Trump "unfit" to be president and called on party leaders to disown him. "He keeps proving it," said Obama, standing alongside the prime minister of Singapore and casting aside any pretense of domestic unity. In recent days, Trump has criticized Muslims, babies, firefighters and the military, prompting his wincing Republican backers to issue awkward denunciations.


Despite controversy, supporters back brash Trump talk

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during a campaign event on August 2, 2016 in Ashburn, VirginiaTrump's unvarnished delivery has become a hallmark of his extraordinary White House campaign, getting him into trouble with strategists, military veterans and fellow Republicans as much as it endears him to his fans. "That is one of his draws," 53-year-old Shelley Schimkus, a stay-at-home mom who attended Trump's rally in Washington's Virginia suburbs on Tuesday, told AFP. On Monday, he called his Democratic opponent "the devil," ratcheting up the rhetoric from the "Crooked Hillary" sobriquet he has used throughout the year.


Monster tunnel diggers on their way to Israel

צילום: מוטי קמחי

Four Tunnel Boring Machines are coming to Israel to create the underground sections of the Gush Dan Light Rail; beginning with the Red Line between Tel Aviv and the eastern reaches of Ramat Gan, the project is expected to be fully completed by 2021.