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NSA brought down Syria’s Internet once in 2012, Snowden tells Wired

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 10:20
But that was a mistake, the magazine reports. ‘If we get caught, we can always point the finger at Israel,’ reportedly went a joke at the agency.






IDF, Hamas duel over massive damage to Gaza mosques

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 09:05
Strip’s Islamists deny compelling IDF evidence that houses of worship are used for attacks






Egyptian mummification goes back more than 6,000 years, scientists say

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:57
The elaborate chemical techniques began to develop in the Neolithic age, well before writing.






LIVE UPDATES: Palestinian delegation leaves Cairo for internal consultations

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:56
LIVE UPDATES: Representatives of each group now consulting respective leaderships to consolidate single stance; Israeli cabinet to meet at 5 P.M.






ADL urges U.S. postmaster to ensure mail delivered to Israel

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 08:21
Anti-Defamation League reports complaints across U.S. that local post offices, perhaps confused about earlier ban, not accepting mail for Israel.

War diaries: The cease-fire that wasn't

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:44
'We were so hopeful that this war was over.' From the personal diaries of Rabbi Avi Weiss.

British Jews questioning future of community amid rise in anti-Semitism

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 07:25
Anti-Semitic incidents spike in July in wake of Gaza war, spurring thoughts of leaving.






U.S. halts missile transfer requested by Israel

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 05:54
White House orders halt to shipment of Hellfire missiles requested by Israel.






Tel Aviv asks court to order closing of stores that open on Saturday

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 04:37
Move comes after small businesses demand that city enforce closing laws.






B’Tselem loses Supreme Court bid to broadcast names of children killed in Gaza

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 02:20
Justices rule that audio clip is of political nature and therefore the Broadcast Authority is authorized to reject it.






Malware spiked in days before Israel-Hamas hostilities began

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 02:00
Findings of cybersecurity study show spread of malware might be able to predict upcoming world conflicts.






Israeli farm employers short-changing Thais, advocacy group says

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 01:44
Employees only receiving 70 percent of wages to which they are legally entitled, reports Kav LaOved Workers Hotline.






Justice Ministry may wrest authority to indict protesters from Israel Police

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 01:09
After criticism of police, state prosecutor would decide whether to indict.






Israeli army's Gaza inquiry meant to head off calls for war crimes probe

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:33
Israel has said it has no faith in the planned UN investigation into the Gaza war.






NASA using Israeli-developed micro-camera on International Space Station

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:01
U.S. space agency using camera made by Medigus on robotic tool in experiment on the space station.






Pentagon: U.S. ground op to rescue Iraq's Yazidi refugees unlikely

Thu, 08/14/2014 - 00:00
U.S. team in Iraq assesses that there are far fewer Yazidis on Mt. Sinjar than feared, and that they are in better condition than previously believed.






High-tech sector no longer Israel's growth engine

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:10
Sector's output barely outpaces that of economy as a whole.






Two Israeli films headed for Toronto festival

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 23:04
'The Farewell Party’ and 'Gett, the Trial of Viviane Amsalem’ to be featured at prestigious international festival.

LIVE UPDATES: IDF strikes Gaza targets in response to breach of truce

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 21:58
LIVE UPDATES: IDF ordered to retaliate against breach of cease-fire just before Palestinians announce truce extended by five days ● Netanyahu silent on extension.






Israeli tourist businesses need $215 million of aid

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 20:39
Tourists cut or canceled vacations due to Gaza conflict.