Israel's first F-35 stealth fighters set for landing

Dec 12, 2016

Israel's first F-35 stealth fighters set for landing

Israel’s first F-35 stealth fighters were to arrive in the country Monday, with officials touting them as ultra-high-tech planes that will allow it to maintain military dominance in the Middle East. The first two of 50 F-35s to be purchased by Israel from U.S. ...

Israel douses blazes after mass evacuations, vows to find arsonists

Nov 28, 2016

Israel douses blazes after mass evacuations, vows to find arsonists

Firefighters have extinguished blazes that ravaged Israel and the occupied West Bank for five days and forced tens of thousands to flee, authorities said Sunday, blaming arsonists for some outbreaks. There were no deaths but 122 people were treated for injuries, mainly smoke inhalation, ...

Oct 25, 2016

Israeli church officials say shrine to Jesus robbed, vandalized

A church in Israel built where Christians believe the transfiguration of Jesus took place has been vandalized, with chalices stolen, icons damaged and a donation box robbed, an official said Tuesday. Church officials believe the motive for Monday’s incident was robbery and not Jewish ...