Free Press Journal
  • Prosecutor charges Israel PM’s wife Sara with fraud

    Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife Sara was charged on Thursday with fraud and breach of trust after a long police probe into allegations she falsified household expenses, the justice ministry said.

  • Jerusalem: Coming to terms with the past

    Once upon a time, India would have erupted in protest. Now, as the world’s biggest importer of major arms and the largest buyer of Israeli military equipment, India is in a stronger position to do so if only Narendra Modi uses his influence with Benjamin Netanyahu instead of being so awestruck by an ethnic European leader’s cordiality.

  • US says ambassador tricked over Jerusalem picture

    Jerusalem, May 23 The newly-opened US embassy in Jerusalem has said Ambassador David Friedman was duped into being pictured receiving a photo of east Jerusalem with the revered Al-Aqsa mosque erased. In a picture published yesterday night by ultra-Orthodox Jewish news site Kikar Hashabbat, the Islamic shrine on a flashpoint site holy to both Muslims and Jews is replaced by a simulation of a Jewish temple. The picture could further inflame anger amongst Palestinians,

  • Gaza braces for violent protests

    Jerusalem : Fresh protests are expected at the Gaza border after Israeli troops killed 58 Palestinians during demonstrations coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.

  • Jerusalem move gets ugly

    Tens of thousands protest on Gaza border, 52 dead in clashes

  • Iranian infra in Syria destroyed

    Jerusalem : In the largest operation in Syria since the signing of disengagement agreement in 1974, Israel on Thursday said it has struck almost all of the Iranian infrastructure on Syrian soil during the overnight raids in retaliation to a barrage of rocket fire on its territory by Iran.

  • Israeli PM  briefs Modi on Iran’s N-breaches

    Jerusalem : Drumming up international support for his call to “fix” or “nix” the Iran nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached out to his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi to update him on the recent developments.

  • Israel reveals shelves of Iran’s nuke archive

    Jerusalem : Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has disclosed files which he said could “prove” Iran’s secret development of nuclear weapons.

  • Donald Trump considers travelling to Jerusalem for US embassy opening

    Washington: US President Donald Trump has said here that he was considering travelling to Israel next month to attend the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem, which is being moved from Tel Aviv. “I may go. I’m very proud of it,” Trump said during a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the White House on Friday, Efe news reported.

  • Destroyed Hamas tunnel network in Gaza: Israel

    Jerusalem : The Israeli military said on Sunday it has destroyed a Gaza attack tunnel built by Hamas militants that penetrated Israeli territory.  Lt Col Jonathan Conricus, a military spokesman, said the new Hamas tunnel was connected to a network dug in the northern Gaza Strip and entered Israel near the Israeli community of Nahal Oz. It’s the fifth such Hamas tunnel Israel has destroyed in as many months.

  • 20,000 Palestinians protest along Israel-Gaza border

    Jerusalem : About 20,000 Palestinians participated in protests dubbed the “Friday of Tires” along the Israel-Gaza border.  During the violent confrontations with Israeli border soldiers on Friday, eight Palestinians were killed and about 1,300 others wounded, reports Xinhua news agency.

  • Israeli carrier petitions High Court over new Air-India flight route 

    Jerusalem : Israel’s national airline El Al on Wednesday filed an urgent petition to the High Court against Air India’s new route connecting New Delhi and Tel Aviv via Saudi airspace, days after the Indian carrier launched its maiden service to the Jewish state, Israeli media reports said.

  • Israeli police grill Netanyahu     in new cases      

    Jerusalem : Israeli police on Friday arrived at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s home where media reports said they were to question him for an eighth time over allegations of fraud and bribery.

  • US to shift its embassy to Jerusalem in May

    Washington: The United States will officially move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in Israel in May, the US State Department announced on Friday.

  • Now, Israeli PM Netanyahu faces corruption charges, refuses to quit

    After a 14-month-long investigation, police announced that it found enough evidence to recommend the state’s prosecution to indict 68-year-old Netanyahu. The two time premier, faces prosecution in two corruption cases: a gifts-for-favours affair known as Case 1000, and a second scandal, called Case 2000, in which he is suspected of back-room dealings with Arnon Mozes, publisher of the popular newspaper Yediot Aharonot.