YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 5/01/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel 11:30PM IL) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *Hamas command Nafez Mansour was killed on Thursday when an IAF air-to-surface missile struck his vehicle in Gaza....

Israel Trying to Include Shalit Deal in Ceasefire Package

While most senior officials remain opposed to the Egyptian initiative, efforts towards a truce with Hamas in Gaza, there is hope that if efforts...

Libya Demands an Explanation Following UN Walkout

In a bold move, Libya’s ambassador to the United Nations demanded an explanation from the United States, Britain, France and other western nations whose...

Olmert Makes Unscheduled Stop in Jordan

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday made an unscheduled stop in Jordan, meeting with King Abdullah II. According to official reports, the prime minister and...

Rockets Continue to Strike Sderot on Holocaust Day

While Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremonies were taking place in Sderot on Wednesday night, rockets were fired into the area, reminding residents of the harsh...

President Peres: I Have Always Been a Man of Faith

Addressing the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony on Wednesday night, President Shimon Peres addressed the crowd, explaining that throughout his life he has...

Mofaz: Israel Will Not Permit a Nuclear Iran

Leading a diplomatic team in Washington this week, Deputy Prime Minister Shaul Mofaz met with US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, emphasizing the growing...

YWN Special Report – The Iranian Threat

Brigadier-General (reserves) Yossi Kuperwasser spent his military career as an intelligence officer, rising to head the Research and Assessment Division of IDF Intelligence. On Sunday...

Olmert: We Have Sinned Against Holocaust Survivors

Prime Minister Ehud Olmert in his Yad Vashem address on Wednesday night during the Holocaust Remembrance Day ceremony spoke of the state’s sins against...

B’tselem Wants the IDF Held Accountable for Civilian Deaths in Gaza

The IDF has completed its investigation into Monday’s deaths of a Gaza mother and four children. After a powerful explosion killed the five, the...

Egypt Legitimizes Hamas

Speaking at a Wednesday session of the Security Cabinet, Public Security Minister Avi Dichter explained that Egypt’s actions grants legitimacy to Hamas. He spoke...

Davidka Rocket Found at Kosel on Tuesday

During excavations at the Kosel on Tuesday, archeologists discovered a Davidka rocket from 1948, which they quickly learned was intact, containing the explosive material...

Shortage of Toilets for Soldiers in Gaza

Just in case life is not dangerous and difficult enough for IDF soldiers involved in the fighting in Gaza, adding to their difficulties is...

Hungarian Survivors to Visit Israel

Fifteen Hungarian Jews, whom have never been in Israel, are visiting. They arrived on Wednesday, in time to commemorate Holocaust Remembrance Day. They are...

Efforts Continue to Resettle Chomesh

Thousands are expected to take part in next week’s march to Chomesh, the northern Shomron community that was wiped out during then prime minister,...

Security Cabinet Meets to Discuss Deteriorating Situation in Gaza

Members of the Security Cabinet convened on Wednesday to address the continued deterioration of the situation in Gaza. Public Security Minister Avi Dichter explained that...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Morning News Roundup – 5/01/08

(Yechiel Spira – YWN Israel) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *IDF soldiers involved in counter-terror operations throughout Yehuda and Shomron on Wednesday night arrested 10 suspects. *Security officials concerned over mounting...

YWN Eretz Yisrael Evening News Roundup – 4/30/08

(Yechiel Spira - YWN Israel / 8:00PM EST) SECURITY/DEFENSE: *PA: IAF strikes Gaza target early Wednesday evening. At least one dead. *Terrorists opened fire at soldiers near...

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