Cabinet approves changes to Israel's draft law
Los Angeles Times
JERUSALEM -- Israel's cabinet on Sunday approved changes to the country's draft law to increase conscription of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, putting an end to a decades-long exemption, but not the political debate surrounding the issue. The twofold move ...
Israel ministers okay draft law on ultra-Orthodox
Israel Passes Military Draft Bill
Israel to abolish religious draft exemption
Gunmen attack Sinai checkpoints close to Israel border
CAIRO (Reuters) - Armed men launched a series of attacks on Sunday on security checkpoints in the North Sinai towns of Sheikh Zuweid and El Arish close to Egypt's border with Israel and the Gaza Strip, and one soldier was killed. The attacks were part ...
What Matters Most Is Egypt Maintain Peace with Israel
Egyptian Gas Pipeline To Israel And Jordan Bombed By Militants In Sinai
Egyptian gas pipeline to Jordan blown up
Tom Walsh: Snyder bonds with Israel's Netanyahu during June trade trip
Detroit Free Press
LANSING — — How's this for a dramatic duo? Apparently Michigan's tough-nerd Gov. Rick Snyder really hit it off with Israel's tough-guy Prime Minister Benjamin (Bibi) Netanyahu, as the two men bonded over wonky stuff like cyber-security and ...
Death by 'security': Israel's services in Latin America
Yaron Yugman, Israel's defence ministry representative in Mexico, Honduras, and the Dominican Republic, is quoted as affirming that "a country's security is fundamental to its growth" and that human rights would be one of the focuses of military ...
Mobileye of Israel Adds Institutional Investors, Considers IPO
Mobileye NV, a company whose Israeli-developed technology helps stop car accidents, added five investors, including U.S. global asset managers and a Chinese firm, in a $400 million sale of equity that is a step toward an initial public offering.
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Soccer-Israel must ease travel for Palestinian players - Blatter
RAMALLAH, West Bank, July 7 (Reuters) - FIFA president Sepp Blatter told Palestinian sports leaders on Sunday that he would speak to Israeli officials to try to ease travel restrictions on Palestinian soccer players. The head of the sport's governing ...
CONTRIBUTOR > Breaking the cultural logjam in Israel
Israel eases age rule to pray at Al Aqsa
West Bank soldiers told to respect Ramadan
Israeli Cabinet Approves Ultra-Orthodox Conscription Law
Voice of America
JERUSALEM — Israel's cabinet approved a draft law on Sunday to abolish wholesale exemptions from military duty granted to Jewish seminary students, stoking ultra-Orthodox anger over the break with tradition. Many Israelis have long bridled over state ...
Israel grounds warplanes after F16 crashes at sea
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli F16 warplane crashed at sea on Sunday due to an engine malfunction and Israel subsequently grounded all its F15 and F16 combat aircraft pending a review of the incident, a military spokesman said. The pilot and ...
F-16I Crashes at Sea; Crew Rescued
An Israel Air Force F-16I "Storm" fighter jet crashed at sea, Sunday afternoon, after it lost power in one of its engines. The two-pilot crew abandoned the aircraft and was rescued by Air Force helicopters and were taken to hospital for physical ...
Israel's biometric database going online despite leaks, concerns
Israel is expected to announce on Monday the launch of a controversial national experiment in operating a biometric database. The two-year pilot program will allow citizens to receive smart-ID cards by submitting their biometric data – fingerprints and ...
Former Minister : Stay Away from the Biometric Database
Interior Ministry to run biometric pilot in Rishon