Over 2,000 march in call to return soldier’s body to Israel

Marching for Oron Shaul (Photo: Elad Gershgoren) YNetNews By: Ahiya Raved   Family of Oron Shaul, killed in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge, call on Israeli government to work to return their son to them, after his body was snatched by Hamas.   Over 2,000 hikers participated in the fifth annual Yavne'el March on

Veteran nuclear expert: Iran deal could make things worse

A staff member removes the Iranian flag from the stage during the Iran nuclear talks in Vienna, Austria July 14, 2015. (photo credit:REUTERS) JPost By: Yaakov Lappin Dr. Ephraim Asculai releases book with accounts of Israeli Atomic Energy Commission’s early days. A senior Israeli nuclear researcher cast doubt on the nuclear deal

Ya’alon: Israel preparing for possibility of war with Hamas

Ya'alon aboard the USS Carney (Photo: Defense Ministry) YNetNews By: Ahiya Raved, Yoav Zitun   Defense minister says despite 'unprecedented quiet' on Gaza border, IDF knows Hamas is growing in power and rebuilding its tunnels, and Israel’s security forces are readying to combat that.   Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Monday Israel was preparing for

IDF chief orders soldiers to carry weapons while off duty

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot (Photo: IDF Spokesman) YNetNews By:  Yoav Zitun   In wake of murder of soldier who was stabbed to death while on break and unarmed, Eisenkot changes procedures requiring soldiers to leave their weapons in the armory while going on breaks longer than 3 days.   IDF Chief of

Hamas says it found sensors, cameras in Gaza terror tunnels

Ismail Haniyeh talks to his supporters during a Hamas rally in Gaza City. (photo credit:REUTERS) By: JPost Staff Last month, Haniyeh vowed that his group will never stop digging tunnels and upgrading rockets in preparation for any possible confrontation with Israel. A top Hamas official said on Friday that the Islamist movement’s

Israeli terror victim from West Bank attack held US citizenship

IDF Sgt. Tuvia Yanai Weissman (R), his wife, and baby. (photo credit:IDF SPOKESPERSON'S UNIT) By Reuters, JPost Staff Hundreds of mourners gathered Friday morning at Mount Herzl Cemetery in Jerusalem for Tuvia Yanai Weissman's funeral. The United States condemned in the strongest possible terms on Friday an attack by knife-wielding Palestinians in

Canadian parliament set to pass motion rejecting BDS

The moon rises over the Toronto city skyline as seen from Milton, Ontario. (photo credit:REUTERS)   JPost By: JTA   The Liberals, who comprise the majority of seats in the House of Commons, said the party will support an opposition motion introduced Thursday. Canada’s parliament stands poised to reject the BDS campaign against Israel. The

Soldier killed, civilian wounded in Sha’ar Binyamin stabbing attack

Ynet reporters   Two 14-year-old Palestinians enter a Rami Levi supermarket and stab two Israelis; 21-year-old Sgt. Tuvia Yanai Weissman succumbs to his wounds.   The two Palestinain youths entered a Rami Levi supermarket and stabbed the two Israelis. Shoppers there pushed the terrorists back with shopping carts and a civilian at the