Israel: Protesters call for ‘crime minister’ Netanyahu to step down

Israeli demonstrators gathered in Tel Aviv today to urge Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign after police recommended he be charged with bribery in two corruption cases. Police said on Tuesday enough evidence had been found for Netanyahu to be charged, saddling the four-term premier with one of the biggest challenges to his long dominance of Israeli politics. read more


Tourism to Israel booms

Hotel occupancy rates are at their highest level in a decade, although Israelis themselves are increasingly vacationing overseas....




Israeli PM, Colombian president reaffirm security partnership

September 14, 2017, 10:50 AM (IDT) During their summit in Bogota on Wednesday, Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos agreed to deepen bilateral cooperation in a number of key fields including security. The two leaders first had a one-on-one meeting and then held expanded talks with several ministers. They discussed joint efforts in spheres such as innovation, cyber defense and agricultural technology. In a statement, Netanyahu said that both Israel and Colombia face the threat of radical Islamic terror from ISIS and Iran. He said Tehran is extendi read more

Meet Israel’s newest pioneers settling the Negev desert

Three years ago, 20 young families left central Israel for a new life in the northern Negev Desert near the Gaza Strip. Their seed community...

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