The 22-percent rise over last year reflects record number of Israelis ignoring government warnings, burgeoning number of Jewish Israelis visiting Egyptian peninsula.
The 15-year-old boy was repairing the border fence with family members, who are Defense Ministry contractors. The foreman says an Egyptian policeman fired at the teen, after mistaking him for a smuggler.
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The entrance of hundreds of Palestinian delegates from Gaza, Lebanon and Syria into the West Bank dependent on Israeli permits.
The winners of the local competition are set to represent Israel in the international Mr. Universe competition, held by the National Amateur Body-Builders' Association in Britain.
Court dismisses case Oren Hazan brought against Channel 2 journalist Amit Segal, rules ex-deputy Knesset speaker used hard drugs while managing Bulgarian casino.
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The former defense minister sent the press scrambling for clues after saying vaguely that Netanyahu left Israel with 'an extremely troubling vulnerability to a key security challenge.' A hint as to what that might have been can be found in Dennis Ross' last book.
Robots with one motor hadn't been thought capable of moving anywhere but straight, until Ben-Gurion University invented a simulated cockroach.
Aged 92, Avraham Yachin is assisting in the revival of a dilapidated square in the center of the capital by creating giant puppets.
Monitor, civil defense official report strikes on rebel-held areas; Moscow says Russian planes haven't bombed Aleppo since Tuesday, when Moscow suspended strikes ahead of a temporary truce.
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Weighed down with hundreds of millions of shekels in debt, Ortam Sahar asks Tel Aviv court for a stay of proceedings.