EU blasts Israel for exclusive claim to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—European Union diplomats have condemned Israel for "systematically undermining the Palestinian presence" in Jerusalem and making the city "increasingly unlikely and … [Read more...]

IDF said preparing for major Gaza incursion

JERUSALEM (JWN)—The IDF’s Southern Command is making preparations for a possible large-scale operation in the Gaza Strip within a few months, according to The Jerusalem Post . The decision by the … [Read more...]

Hamas chief Mashaal to step down at end of term

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal will follow the terrorist organization’s bylaws and step down at the end of his second term, the Palestinian Ma'an news agency quoted … [Read more...]

King Abdullah “cautiously optimistic” on talks

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Jordan’s King Abdullah II said he is “cautiously optimistic” that progress will be made in the newly revived peace talks he initiated between Israel and the Palestinian … [Read more...]

Second Itamar murderer sentenced to five life terms

JERUSALEM (JWN)—An IDF court on Monday sentenced the second terrorist who murdered the Fogel family in the settlement of Itamar last year. Amjad Awad was sentenced to five consecutive life … [Read more...]

Terrorist bombers caught at IDF checkpoint

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Alert soldiers arrested two Palestinian men transporting 10 pipe bombs, a homemade pistol, and ammunition at a checkpoint near the West Bank city of Jenin on … [Read more...]

Hackers crash Stock Exchange, El Al websites

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—Hackers presumably based in Saudi Arabia penetrated the websites of the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) and El Al Israel Airlines on Monday, forcing them to shut down for … [Read more...]

Gaza hackers attack Israeli firefighters’ website

JERUSALEM (JWN)—A group calling Itself the Gaza Hacker Team penetrated the website of the Israel Fire and Rescue Services on Friday morning, in its second recent hacking sortie against Israeli … [Read more...]

IDF forming elite hacker unit to counter cyber threat

JERUSALEM (JWN and agencies)—The Israel Defense Forces is recruiting hundreds of young computer mavens to join its cyber-warfare personnel. The move follows the release of the credit card information … [Read more...]

Abbas: We’ll halt talks if no progress by Jan. 26 deadline

Knesset Speaker Reuven Rivlin plants an olive tree visiting the Migron outpost Thursday. (Flash 90) JERUSALEM  (JWN and agencies)—Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday threatened … [Read more...]

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