Meretz Chairwoman Resigns From Knesset to Focus on Party Leadership

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on October 18, 2017

Meretz Party Chairwoman MK Zehava Gal-on resigned from the Knesset Wednesday. She will be replaced in the Knesset by former Meretz MK Mossi Raz but retain the party leadership. Gal-on said in a  statement that she would leave parliament in order to f…

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Breaking News: Sirens Sound on Syrian Border

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 18, 2017

Alarms were sounded throughout Israeli Army bases along the Syrian border Wednesday afternoon. A military source told Tazpit Press Service (TPS) that …

Israeli Flavoring Giant Acquires Controlling Stake in Thai Mighty Co.

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 18, 2017

Israeli flavoring manufacturer Frutarom has acquired 60% of Thai food giant The Mighty Co. for a reported $20M. The acquisition is set to expand Fruta…

Iranian Chief of Staff: Israeli Involvement in Syria ‘Unacceptable’

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 18, 2017

‘It is unacceptable that the Zionist regime enter [Syrian airspace] and violate Syria whenever it pleases’ Iranian armed forces Chief of Staff, Maj. G…

Breaking News: Stabbing At Gush Etzion Junction

By TPS on October 18, 2017

13:15 A Palestinian man was shot and wounded after attempting to stab a soldier at the Gush Etzion Junction 13:22 The terrorist was shot in the stomac…

Report: Russia Agrees to Expand Iran, Hezbollah Free Zone on Israel-Syria Border

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 18, 2017

Russia has agreed to expand a buffer zone that Hezbollah and Iranian forces will not be allowed to enter from five  kilometers from the Israeli-Syrian…

Security Forces Shut Down Palestinian Media Outlets For Incitement to Terrorism

By Yona Schnitzer/TPS on October 18, 2017

Israeli security forces raided several Palestinian media outlets suspected of incitement and of encouraging acts of terror, overnight Tuesday, In a jo…

El Al Continues Downward Momentum; Dollar back Over NIS 3.5

By TPS on October 17, 2017

The major indices on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange traded almost unchanged Tuesday with the TA-35 moving 0.03% and the TA-125 edging up 0.21%. The TA-Ba…

Cabinet Says No Negotiations With Palestinian Unity Government

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on October 17, 2017

Israel will not negotiate with any Palestinian government that includes Hamas, the security cabinet said Tuesday. In order to reverse the decision, th…

Netanyahu to Russian Defense Minister: Israel Won’t Allow Iranian Military Presence in Syria

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on October 17, 2017

Israel will not allow Iran to establish a military presence in Syria, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu  told visiting Russian Defense Minister Sergei…

Is Avi Gabbay Leading a Rightward Shift for Labor Party?

By Andrew Friedman/TPS on October 17, 2017

Israel’s political establishment awoke to a firestorm Monday following Labor Party Chairman Avi Gabbay’s assertion during a television interview that …

Security Forces Detain Palestinian Suspect in Samaria Overnight

By TPS on October 17, 2017

Border Police soldiers arrested a 30-year-old Palestinian man in the Jilazoun refugee camp overnight between Monday and Tuesday, the unit said in a st…

Netanyahu On Syria Strike: We Will Harm Those Who Try To Harm Us

By TPS on October 16, 2017

Israel’s policy is clear, it will respond to any attempt to undermine its security, Prime Minister Bimyamin Netanyahu said Monday evening following a …

Market Report: TASE Closes Down; Shekel Gains

By TPS on October 16, 2017

The Tel Aviv Stock Exchange closed the day in the red Monday as the TA-125 dropped 0.46% and the TA-35 slipped 0.38%. Teva Pharmaceuticals (TEVA) cont…

Jerusalem Court Says Anti-Discrimination Laws Apply to Private Companies

By Mara Vigevani on October 16, 2017

The Jerusalem Magistrates Court ruled Sunday that anti-discrimination laws apply to private individuals and initiatives, not only to the government. I…

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