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Sara Netanyahu recorded losing temper: “I’m an educated woman!”

In a recording released by Walla! News on Sunday, Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli Prime Minister, is heard losing her temper and angrily...

Backlash after Gafni’s controversial Sabbath enforcement statements

Israeli politicians denounced statements made by ultra-Orthodox MK Moshe Gafni in recordings that were made public on Monday, during which he is heard saying...

Former PM’s appearance at an LA conference canceled amid allegations of sexual harassment

In light of allegations of sexual harassment made this past weekend by Israeli journalist Hadas Shtaif, former Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's appearance at...

Rivlin on Azaria controversy: “Sometimes decisions must be made that not everyone likes”

Amid harsh criticism for his decision regarding Elor Azaria's request for clemency, Israeli President Reuven Rivlin clarifies that he knows "difficult decisions must be...

Catalonia’s president will face rebellion charges after Catalan declaration of independence

Following the Catalan Parliament's vote in favor of declaring independence from Spain today (Friday), the central Spanish government in Madrid has taken a number...

Attorney General of Israel says proposal to ban investigation of incumbent prime minister ‘absurd’

During a speech at a Ministry of Justice conference, Attorney General of Israel Avichai Mandelblit expressed his objection to the controversial bill proposed by...

Israel Police Commissioner calls Netanyahu’s accusations he is the source of the leaks, ‘baseless’

Following reports that the Israel Police would resume its investigations into Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel's leader fired back accusing Israel Police Commissioner...

Anti-Putin, corruption activist arrested before rally

Today, Russian political activist Alexei Navalny was arrested hours before he was supposed to be at a rally in Nizhny Novgorod. According to him,...

Yair Netanyahu and Ehud Barak face off in social media battle

Yair Netanyahu posted a controversial cartoon on Facebook featuring- among others- former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak. Thus began the ongoing social media battle...

Netanyahu responds to Palestinian officials’ hopes that investigations will topple him

As the cases against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appear to strengthen, Palestinian officials appear to be hopeful that the investigations will be his...