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Dan Williams

'I was murdered': video brings domestic violence victims back to life to warn others

Nov 25 2021

JERUSALEM "I was Michal Sela," the dead woman says, looking straight into the camera. "In 2019, I was murdered by the man who was my husband, the killer Eliran Malul. And today, after I lost my life, I call on you: Listen to my voice." | Video

Israel sees Iranian atomic bomb in five years, deal or no deal

Nov 23 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Iran is five years away from developing a nuclear weapon, and international talks due to restart next week will do nothing to slow it down, Israel said on Tuesday, adding it reserved the right to act to protect itself.

Israel sees Iranian atomic bomb in five years, deal or no deal

Nov 23 2021

JERUSALEM (Reuters) -Iran is five years away from developing a nuclear weapon, and international talks due to restart next week will do nothing to slow it down, Israel said on Tuesday, adding it reserved the right to act to protect itself.

Israeli pilgrimage disaster inquiry urges cap on visitors, food

Nov 22 2021

JERUSALEM An Israeli state inquiry into a crush that killed 45 people, including Americans and Canadians, at a Jewish pilgrimage site in April recommended on Monday that future admissions be capped and ceremonies streamlined in order to prevent overcrowding.

Israel plans to bypass some of its Arab towns in war manoeuvres

Nov 12 2021

JERUSALEM Israel will bypass some of its Arab towns in transporting ground forces to future war fronts, a senior army general said on Friday, citing lessons from sectarian violence that erupted in the country in May during clashes in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli 'wargame' sees kids suffering vaccine-resistant COVID strain

Nov 11 2021

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and senior aides holed up in a nuclear command bunker on Thursday to simulate an outbreak of a vaccine-resistant COVID-19 variant to which children are vulnerable, describing such an eventuality as "the next war".

CEO-designate of NSO spyware firm quits following U.S. blacklist

Nov 11 2021

JERUSALEM The executive due to take over as CEO of Israeli spyware company NSO Group has quit after the business was blacklisted by the U.S. Commerce Department, the company said on Thursday.

Israel suggests U.S open consulate for Palestinians in West Bank, not Jerusalem

Nov 07 2021

JERUSALEM Israel stepped up its public opposition on Saturday to a plan by President Joe Biden's administration to reopen a U.S. consulate for Palestinians in Jerusalem, suggesting such a mission should be in the occupied West Bank. | Video

Israeli court halts auction of tattoo kit said to have been used at Auschwitz

Nov 03 2021

JERUSALEM An Israeli court suspended on Wednesday the auction of a partial tattoo kit billed as having been used on inmates at the Auschwitz death camp, following outcry from Holocaust survivors.

Hosting Emirati general, Israel sees airpower cooperation

Oct 25 2021

JERUSALEM The chief of the United Arab Emirates Air Force visited Israel on Monday on what the host country described as a harbinger of cooperation in air power.

World News

UK, Germany and Italy detect Omicron coronavirus variant cases

LONDON/BERLIN/AMSTERDAM (Reuters) -Britain, Germany and Italy detected cases of the new Omicron coronavirus variant on Saturday and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced new steps to contain the virus, while more nations imposed restrictions on travel from southern Africa.