Arson is the suspected cause of many of the massive wildfires that recently spread across northern Israel. Hundreds of homes were destroyed and some 70,000 people were forced to evacuate Haifa, Israel’s third-largest city.
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Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu became the country’s longest continuously serving Prime Minister.
Jason Greenblat, a top aide to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, says that Trump has no problem with Israeli settlement-building in the West Bank.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated U.S. President-elect Donald Trump following his victory on Tuesday.
Three Israeli soldiers were shot this week at a security checkpoint in the West Bank city of Ramallah. The attacker was a Palestinian police officer.