Israeli police recommend indicting PM Benjamin Netanyahu for bribery

Israeli police recommend indicting Benjamin Netanyahu on bribery charges over corruption probe that saw prime minister ‘receive favourable media coverage’ Police said they have enough evidence for three charges against Netanyahu, 69  The case surrounds claims his government traded favours with a telecoms firm It is alleged the firm gave him positive coverage in return for regulatory favours  Israeli police […]

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Israeli fatally stabbed by Palestinian in West Bank

Palestinian teenager stabs Israeli man, 40, to death at a busy shopping mall in the West Bank Official Palestinian news agency says attacker is ‘young man’ from Yatta village  Footage purportedly showed assailant stabbing the older man at mall entrance  Comes just days after Israelis shot dead knife-wielding Palestinian at checkpoint A Palestinian fatally stabbed an Israeli man near the […]

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Third Palestinian dies after Israeli troops shot protesters in Gaza

Third Palestinian dies after Israeli soldiers shot 131 people during protests along the Gaza border Ahmed Abu Lulu, 40, died of wounds a day after Friday’s mass protests in Gaza He was one of three killed, including a volunteer medic, when troops opened fire  Palestinian protesters set tyres alight and threw stones across the border Another 131 Gazans were wounded in […]

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Corbyn compared Israeli occupation of the West Bank to the Nazis

Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism storm as 2013 video emerges of him comparing the Israeli occupation of the West Bank to the Nazi takeover of Europe The Labour leader made the ‘appalling’ comment at an event on Palestine Labour friends of Israel condemned Jeremy Corbyn for making the comments Jeremy Corbyn denied comparing the Israeli state to Adolf Hitler’s regime  Labor ex minster […]

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US-Israeli convicted of making threats against Jewish schools

US-Israeli, 19, is convicted of making hundreds of threats to bomb or attack Jewish schools and buildings in America, Britain and Australia Michael Kadar was also found guilty of extortion, money laundering and assault He ran a bomb threat service, using the internet to make hoax telephone calls Teen was arrested in Ashkelon, Israel, in March last year after creating […]

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife is charged with fraud

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife is charged with fraud following probe into ‘falsified household expenses’ Sara Netanyahu alleged to have obtained hundreds of meals from restaurant Regulations prohibit the practice if there is a cook employed at official residence The 59-year-old has been charged with aggravated fraud and breach of trust Husband facing corruption allegations as he seeks fourth term […]

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Israeli troops kill four as Gaza protest resumes

Gaza: Israeli troops killed four Palestinians and wounded hundreds with live fire and tear gas used against protesters at the Gaza border, medics said. Israel said it was defending the frontier against crowds that threw stones and burned tyres in an attempt to cross. It said at one location at least two Palestinian militants fired guns at its forces and others […]

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Roman Abramovich's Israeli citizenship won't guarantee him a backdoor route into UK

The Jewish billionaire Chelsea FC owner’s new nationality would allow him access to the UK without a visa. He is currently banned after a delay in renewing his investor visa amid a row over close links to Russian president Vladimir Putin. But senior government sources revealed last night that the oligarch still faces a separate banning order to stop him […]

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Israeli minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: Israel's justice minister has vowed to help Ethiopia's Jews migrate to Israel soon, as some threaten a hunger strike. Ethiopia's Falashmuras are believed to be descendants of one of the Ten Lost Tribes of ancient Israel.  Thousands of Falashmuras moved to Israel following the creation of a Law of Return in 1975. Israeli Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked receives […]

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