Jerusalem's light rail train.
Jerusalem's light rail train. Photo by Emil Salman
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Israel Air Force struck on Sunday targets in the Gaza Strip following rocket fire on southern Israel on Saturday night.

A former Syrian general, who defected from Assad’s army, claims he received orders to use chemical weapons. The former general, Zahir Al-Sakit, says he instructed his soldiers to use a harmless liquid substance instead.

Even after the Boston Marathon bombings there is more anti-Jewish sentiment in the U.S. than anti-Muslim sentiment, ADL’s Abe Foxman tells Haaretz.

Israel did not violate international law by building a light rail line in eastern Jerusalem, French court ruled last week in a suit filed by the PLO and a pro-Palestinian group.

Israel’s Sephardi Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar on Saturday lashed out at those who support drafting young ultra-Orthodox men into the army, saying the "devil is confusing" those who support universal service in Israel.

Some 200 people were evacuated due to wildfire near Beit Shemesh overnight Saturday.

Judge gives Dankner’s IDB Development two days to settle with creditors after bondholders requested to force the company to reschedule debt.

Israel’s cabinet approved on Sunday the issuance of newly designed paper money. New set of bills will feature Hebrew poets, amid criticism that they lack Sephardi and Arab figures.