Israel’s parliament building was opened in 1966 in an impressive ceremony attended by thousands of people. Former president Shimon Peres, then a young MK, remembers: ‘There was real excitement’; Ynetnews brings you rare photos from the event at Givat Ram and looks at the plenum then and now.
A Thai citizen in a common-law marriage with an Israeli and who has resided here for the past eight years had to petition the High Court of Justice before the Interior Ministry announced that he, and others like him, won’t have to give up their foreign passports to become Israeli.
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The Saudi Interior Ministry says a member of the extremist Islamic State group was in contact through a social networking application with a Syrian asylum-seeker who blew himself up outside a bar in southern Germany, injuring 15 people.
An IDF soldier writes of her first-hand experience as the only hearing person in the first group of Birthright Israel intended exclusively for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Navon Kaplan from Texas and Felipe Rodriguez from Australia both claim that they have not been able to join the IDF because of their age; they have decided to camp outside IDF HQ until they’re allowed in.
The celebrated summer camp, created to help Arab and Israeli teens find common ground, has embarked on a pilot program this summer with adolescents from LA, Chicago and NYC.
BRUSSELS (AP) — The Islamic State group on Sunday claimed responsibility for a weekend machete attack that wounded two policewomen in the Belgian city of Charleroi, calling it an act of reprisal carried out by one of its "soldiers."
The 34-year-old Knesset member came to Rabin Medical Center on Friday and was operated on after being diagnosed with internal bleeding; he is not considered to be in medical danger currently.