Israel Archive

Israeli forces demolish quarantine center in Hebron

In another development, Israeli bulldozers brought down a home in the city of Salfit on claims of lacking a permit. Israel on Tuesday demolished a structure used as a quarantine center for people suspected of contracting coronavirus in the West Bank city of Hebron.

Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian civilian in West Bank

According to the eyewitnesses, the young man was shot while out walking with his friends. Israeli forces killed a Palestinian man in the northern occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said Thursday. HE DIED DUE TO BLEEDING “Mustafa Yacoub, 29, was killed

Israel detains Hamas leaders in West Bank

Israeli army usually detains scores of Palestinians in occupied West Bank, claiming they are wanted by security forces. The Israeli army on Thursday detained two leading members of Palestinian Hamas group in the occupied West Bank. TWO LEADERS WERE ARRESTED IN RAMALLAH Eyewitnesses said

Israel launches spy satellite into orbit

The satellite was fired into space using a Shavit launch vehicle that took off from a launchpad in the Palmachim air base in central Israel. Israel on Monday launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.

Israel sees highest daily rise in coronavirus cases

The authorities have so far reported 26,452 infections, including 324 deaths and 17,481 recoveries. Israel on Thursday confirmed 966 new cases of the novel coronavirus, the highest single-day spike since the virus was first detected on Feb. 21, the country’s Health Ministry said. HEALTH

Israel’s decision to restrict gun possession delayed to July 1

An earlier report estimated the number of weapons possessed by private security guards at around 31,000. Israel’s public security minister has postponed the enforcement of a decision requiring private security guards to check their guns at work. The decision was scheduled to take effect

US Democrats warn Israeli gov’t over annexation plans

The missive has so far garnered the support of 191 of the chamber’s 233 Democrats in yet another sign that the bipartisan support long seen on Capitol Hill for Israel may be eroding. Nearly all Democrats in the US House of Representatives signed on

UN slams Israel’s annexation of West Bank

UN experts call on the international community to meaningfully oppose plan by Israel to annex parts of Palestinian West Bank. The agreement by the new coalition government of Israel to annex significant parts of the occupied Palestinian West Bank after July 1 would violate

China to probe ambassador’s death in Israel

Chinese ambassador to Israel, Du Wei, was found dead at his home on Sunday. China will dispatch a special medical team to investigate the death of its ambassador to Israel, according to Israeli daily Haaretz on Monday. ISRAELI AUTHORITIES REPORTED DEATH AS CARDIAC INCIDENT

Netanyahu vows to carry out West Bank annexation

Trump’s so-called “deal of the century” plan, announced on Jan. 28, refers to Jerusalem as “Israel’s undivided capital” and recognizes Israeli sovereignty over large parts of the West Bank. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed Sunday to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West