An IDF soldier patrolling Israel's border with Lebanon.
An IDF soldier patrolling Israel's border with Lebanon, August 2010. Photo by Yaron Kaminsky
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Israeli solider Master Sgt. Shlomi Cohen, 31, was killed Sunday evening on the northern border by shots fired from Lebanese territory. The shooter, a Lebanese soldier, who reportedly went missing after opening fire, has returned to his base. Hours after the incident, the IDF shot two Lebanese soldiers after identifying "suspicious movement" along the border.

After fleeing the new open-detention facility in southern Israel, some 150 African migrants are marching toward Jerusalem, where they plan on setting up a protest tent outside the Knesset.

Three leading Israeli surgeons have illegally demanded thousands of dollars to perform surgery on medical tourists, on top of the hospital's official medical tourism fee.

Israeli MKs are expected to vote on a controversial IDF proposal that would extend compulsory military service for Israeli women from 24 months to 28 months. The army says the extension would increase by 1,200 the number of women serving in combat units.

Thousands of settlers have left their homes in the West Bank due to the winter storm that dumped more than a foot of snow in some areas of the region.

Alan Dershowitz, one of the most prominent U.S. lawyers and a passionate, sometimes controversial, advocate for Israel, is retiring from Harvard Law School.

Israeli-American Tal Keinan manages millions belonging to wealthy individuals in Arab countries, from his office in Tel Aviv's Azrieli Towers.

Israel's government decided to set up a committee that will consider the first-ever Israeli purchase of a presidential and prime ministerial plane, but can only afford a clunker with its modest budget.