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Fri. Nov 25, 2016 News from Israel

  • Haifa residents allowed to return to their homes
  • Fire Fighters gain full control on fire in Haifa
  • Fire fighter teams and planes rush to new Jerusalem Hills fire

The municipality of Haifa and the police announced on Friday that it was safe for all residents of Haifa to return to their homes. Authorities estimated that about 700 homes were currently uninhabitable due to heavy fire damage.30 to 40 buildings were considered dangerous. Although the fire was renewed in some locations, firefighting forces gained control over the flames.

Meanwhile Israel continued to battle fires in different parts of the country on Friday, with the latest outbreak reported in the Jerusalem hills near the settlement of Nataf and Kibbutz Maale Hamisha. Many firefighting teams have been scrambled to the scene, including 20 planes. The planes dispatched from neighboring countries and other allies of Israel are also said to be en route to the site.police reported that none of the houses in Ma’ale Hahamisha or in Nataf were in danger at this time and that the forces were working hard to gain control on the fire before nightfall.

 

And now for this week's headlines

Sat nov 19- MK Yair Lapid calls for criminal investigation into German submarine deal

Mike Huckabee denies after meeting with Trump that he will be  next US ambassador to Israel

Minister gives expensive gift to Russian PM which could lead to trouble with U.S. and Russia

Sun nov 20- Netanyahu's lawyer takes polygraph test regarding submarine deal

For first time in 13 years Turkish president Erdogan speaks with Israeli Channel 2 news reporter  

61 injured in bus accident in central Israel

Mon nov 21- Attorney General decides not to investigate Submarine Scandal

New proposal to allow females to serve in Armored Corps blasted by former IDF commanders

Supreme Court freezes IDF chief rabbi nomination over controversial comments against women

Tues nov 22- Fires rage across Israel

German company investigates submarine deal

Attempted stabbing at Kalandia crossing

Wed nov 23- Attorney-General decides to open police inquiry into Netanyahu's German submarine affair

Netanyahu to ask for help from neighboring countries to fight fires raging across Israel

Final arguments presented in IDF soldier Elor Azaria's trial

Thurs nov 24- The city of Haifa in flames as fire broke in several locations; 60000 people evacuated; Police suspect Arson

Firefighters continue to battle fires across Israel

Netanyahu : Every single flame caused by arson is act of terror

 

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