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Following a threat Thursday by Hamas that it would launch 5,000 fire kites into Israel to mark the end of Ramadan, Israeli Police found and detonated an incendiary balloon that landed in Israel, The Times of Israel reported Friday. Photographs show that the balloon was marked with the message “I...

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The leader of the world’s largest Muslim organization, Yahya Staquf, said he wants to see closer ties between Israel and Indonesia in a surprise meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday, The Times of Israel reported. The Muslim cleric from Indonesia, who is the secretary-general of the 60...

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Three pairs of Jewish Israelis and Muslim Arabs were awarded the 14th annual Institute of International Education (IIE) Victor J. Goldberg Prize for Peace in the Middle East in Jerusalem Thursday, recognizing their work toward advancing peace and reducing tensions in the region. “This award recognizes innovation, and rewards those...

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Thousands of Iranians defied the regime’s call to join anti-Israel marches last Friday, Quds Day, and instead showed their support for Israel on social media, according to Israel’s Foreign Ministry, The Times of Israel reported Thursday. The campaign using the hashtag #WeStandWithIsrael is meant to bring people of the two...

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For the first time, a plurality of United Nations General Assembly members supported an amendment to a resolution that condemned Hamas by a vote of 62 to 58, The Jerusalem Post reported Thursday. The United States-sponsored condemnation was an amendment to a resolution that condemned Israel for the deaths of...

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Criminal complaints are now being filed by students following the belligerent disruption of a May 17, 2018 Students Supporting Israel [SSI] event at University of California Los Angeles. At least a half-dozen students announced they would visit the UCLA police department to file formal complaints reporting criminal disruption of a...

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A made-in-Israel GalMobile, the world’s first water-purification vehicle, was purchased by the Pass It Forward Foundation and donated to the Independent Philippine Red Cross. “This achievement underscores G.A.L. Water Technologies’ commitment to cleaning water and saving lives,” said Deputy CEO Sigal Levi. “What started out as a simple solution with the intent of...

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For the first time Israeli paratroopers participated in the United States-led Swift Response military exercise in Poland, alongside eight other U.S. allies, The Jerusalem Post reported Wednesday. Lt. Lior Hendi told the Post before he and his fellow soldiers returned home to Israel, “We were representing Israel, wearing our uniform alongside Americans...

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with a delegation of chairpersons of foreign affairs committees of Latin American nations on Wednesday and revealed that he will be traveling to Guatemala this November, The Algemeiner reported. The prime minister will be meeting there with Latin American leaders. During Wednesday’s meeting, Netanyahu...

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Sarah Idan, Miss Iraq for 2017, was enthusiastically greeted by Israelis as she toured Jerusalem’s Mahane Yehuda market, The Times of Israel reported Tuesday. Idan rose to fame last year when she posted a selfie of her and Miss Israel, Adar Gandelsman, whom she befriended. That picture went viral during...

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