‘Israel in Iraq’: Kurdish referendum blasted by Iraqi papers

One Baghdad resident describes the referendum as 'a black day in the history of the Kurds,' adding that the group ...
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Police crack down on road-blocking disabled protesters

For the first time, police ticketed disabled protesters blocking a major thoroughfare on Monday.

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Minister: I was unaware of infrastructure work on Rosh Hashana

Labor Minister Katz denies responsibility for permitting construction work in Tel Aviv over Rosh Hashanah.

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‘Nationality Law’ in exchange for Supreme Court bypass law?

Haredi parties condition their support of the 'Nationality Law' on approving legislation to advance Supreme Court bypass law.

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Explained: Who are the Kurds and why are they seeking independence?

Find out why Iraq's Kurds are holding an independence referendum, who opposes the vote and what the next step is ...
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Donald Trump expands travel ban to include North Korea

Donald Trump unveiled a revamped travel ban on Sunday just as his controversial immigration order covering six Muslim-majority nations was ...
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Incitement by Fatah

The Anti-Defamation League writes, “That Fatah is touting the number of slain Israelis to score points in the electorate” is “deeply troubling.”

Obama claims Iran Deal working, Israel and Iran disagree

צילום: רויטרס

US president Obama claims that the Iranian Nuclear Agreement is working, while the Iranians say they haven’t seen the changes promised in the agreement; meanwhile, after Obama says that Israel acknowledges that Iran is holding to the deal, the Ministry of Defense has come out with a statement reaffirming its stance against the deal, as has the Prime Minister’s office.

Israel Police to be equipped with body cameras

צילום: דוברות המשטרה

Following in the footsteps of police departments all over the world, the Israel Police started a pilot project to equip its officers with body cameras; the body cameras have been proven to reduce violence between police and civilians, and instill public trust in the police.

Dreyfus back in court

צילום: מקסים צ

Four generations on, a descendant of Alfred Dreyfus who immigrated to Israel in 1992 is a judge in an IDF military court, ‘safeguarding the rights of the accused.’

Animals rescued from illegal Bedouin market

צילום: משרד החקלאות

A raid carried out by the Ministry of Agriculture in conjunction with the Israel Police and Be’er Sheva municipality saw seven people arrested for holding and selling animals in the middle of the Bedouin market; the animals were kept in suffocating conditions without food or water in the heat of the desert.

Indonesia foils plot to fire rocket at Singapore

Indonesian anti-terror police conduct a raid at a house in Batam on August 5, 2016Indonesian police Friday arrested six suspected militants over a plot to fire a rocket at an upmarket Singapore waterfront district from a nearby island, prompting the city-state to tighten security. The men, aged between 19 and 46, were detained by elite anti-terror police on the Indonesian island of Batam, which lies just south of the affluent city-state. The alleged leader of the Indonesian group is accused of planning the attack with a leading Indonesian militant who is now believed to be fighting with the Islamic State (IS) group in Syria.