Of the 141,200 citizens of Ethiopian origin in Israel graduating from high school, 89% took the matriculation tests compared with the national average of 94%; 20 women have enrolled in the IDF Paratroop Brigade’s instructors course; Eitan Na’eh arrived in Ankara to take up the position of Israel’s new ambassador, and much more. By: Michael... Read more »
Israel estimates that at least 50 Israeli Arabs have joined ISIS in Syria and Iraq over the past two years. At least ten of them have been arrested upon their return to the country and a few others have been killed in action.
The Lady Leyla, a Turkish ship loaded with over 10,000 tons of supplies including food and toys, left Turkey for Gaza on Friday. The cargo will be cleared by Israeli authorities, and then will be transferred to Gaza through Israel by land.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday sent a letter of condolence to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, following the terror attack that struck the Ataturk Airport in Istanbul late Tuesday night, killing at least 41 people and injuring scores.
A suicide attack at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport Tuesday killed at least 36 and wounded more than 140 as Turkish officials blamed the carnage at the international terminal on three suspected Islamic State (ISIS) terrorists.