September 2013 Headlines

Israeli Hospitals Taking Syrian Wounded

Syria's two-year civil war has killed more than 110,000 and forced more than 2 million to flee. A small number of those badly wounded are seeking help in Israel.

CBN's Mitchell: 'All Roads Now Lead Back to Jerusalem'

For the past 12 years, CBN's Chris Mitchell has reported on stories from Israel and abroad. He sees a theme emerging that ties world events to the final battle for Jerusalem.

Israel PM: Rouhani's Ruse Deception not Diplomacy

President Obama met Monday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, only days after a historic phone call between Obama and Iran's new president.

Hamas: No Agreement that Includes Israel's Right to Exist

While Hamas and Islamic Jihad claim they could start a third intifada in Judea and Samaria, the Palestinian Authority says that won't happen.

Israel Arrests Iranian Spy

Just after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left for the U.S., the Shin Bet lifted a gag order Sunday releasing information on the arrest of a suspected Iranian spy.

Iran Pres. Rouhani's UN Speech More of the Same

Israelis weren't the only ones who saw through Iranian President Hassan Rouhani's charm offensive at the United Nations earlier this week.

Christians Bless Israel on Sukkot

Thousands of Christians from around the world came to Jerusalem to celebrate the biblical Feast of Tabernacles or Sukkot.

Netanyahu Warns West: Don't Be Fooled by Iran

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is warning the West not to be fooled by Iran's "conciliatory words."

Israeli Diplomat: West Should Support Egypt

The West should support the transition taking place in Egypt, former Israeli ambassador to Egypt tells CBN News.

Israel Warns UN: Iran Trying to Cheat the World

World leaders are gathering in New York for the 68th session of the United Nations to discuss chemical weapons and Middle East peace.


Family, Friends and Good Food in the Sukka

Family, friends, and good food are just some of the things Jewish people enjoy in the sukka (temporary dwelling) over the Sukkot holiday.

Second IDF Soldier Killed

An Israel Defense Forces soldier killed by a Palestinian sniper Sunday in Hebron will be laid to rest Monday afternoon at the Haifa Military Cemetery.

Israeli Soldier Murdered for Barter in Arab Village

An intensive joint investigation by the Shin Bet, the Israel Defense Forces, and Israel Police located the body of an Israeli soldier in an Arab village in Samaria.

Iran's Rouhani Calls Israel an 'Occupier, Usurper'

In an opinion piece published by the Washington Post, Iranian President Hasan Rouhani calls on world leaders to "seize the opportunity" brought about by his election.

Israel Allowing More Construction Materials into Gaza

Israel will allow more building materials for residential and private use into the Gaza Strip, beginning Sunday, according to media reports.

Israeli Arab Killed in Syria

An Israeli Arab died fighting with Syrian rebel forces this week, the first such fatality to be identified in Syria's civil war.

Two Officers Injured on Temple Mount

Arab men threw rocks at Israeli policemen patrolling the Temple Mount Wednesday morning, injuring two officers and then fleeing inside the al-Aksa Mosque.

Russia Training Pal. Authority Paratroopers

Though the Palestinian Authority has no air force, airplanes or helicopters, it is sending women to Russia for paratrooper training.

Syrian Rebels 50 Percent Radical Islamists

A new study by Britain's IHS Janes defense and intelligence analysis agency confirms what many in the intelligence community already believed: 50 percent of Syrian rebel forces are Islamist extremists.

Fmr Israeli Commander: God Protected Us in Battle

Like most Israelis just before the start of the 1973 Yom Kippur War, Effie Eitam didn't expect an Arab attack on the holiest day of the Jewish year.

Twenty Years Later: Oslo's Rocky Legacy

The Oslo Accords ceremony was supposed to mark era of peace between Israelis and Palestinians. But the times since then have been anything but peaceful.

Kerry on Syria: Military Action ‘Still on Table’

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday sent a strong warning to Syria, saying 'the threat of force is real' if it does not hand over its chemical weapons.

Friday Marks 20 Years since Oslo Accords

Friday marks the 20th anniversary of the signing of the Oslo Accords by then-Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and former PLO chairman Yasser Arafat on the White House lawn.

Israel Observes the Day of Atonement

By 4:00 p.m. Friday, a hush will descend over all of Israel.

Calling Shiloh Home: Committed to the Promise

CBN's Scott Ross recently talked with Israelis who live in Judea and Samaria about their commitment to the Bible and the land.

Turkish Police Deny Responsibility for Protester's Death

Protests against the Islamist prime ninister of Turkey turned deadly for the sixth time this summer when a young man was allegedly killed by police.

Fatah's Armed Wing Calls for Terrorism

Fatah's armed wing, the al-Aksa Martyrs Brigades, called for a day of rioting Friday to protest the closure of the Temple Mount.

Israel Beefs Up Defenses Despite Russian Proposal

While stressing his skepticism, President Barack Obama said he will seriously consider Russia' dramatic proposal to eliminate Syria's chemical weapons.

IDF Sees Rise in Terror 'Quality' in Judea and Samaria

On Tuesday, an IDF patrol uncovered a bomb near the Samarian community of Alfei Menashe.

Temple Mount Treasures a 'Breathtaking Discovery'

Israeli archaeologist Dr. Eilat Mazar called the cache of gold coins, gold and silver jewelry and a gold medallion "a breathtaking, once-in-a-lifetime discovery."

Ya'alon: Israel Preparing for All Scenarios

Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon said Sunday Israel would not get involved in the Syrian conflict unless its security is at stake.

Israel Issues 5,000 New Palestinian Work Permits

The work permits will allow Israeli companies to hire additional Arab workers, especially in the construction and agriculture sectors.

Israeli Security Thwarts Bombing in Jerusalem Mall

A Hamas terror cell planned to bomb the Mamilla Mall, frequented by Israeli Jews and Arabs as well as tourists.

US Portrayal of Syria Rebels 'Misleading, Dangerous'

Rebel fighters have been battling President Bashar al Assad regime in Syria for years. While some claim the rebels are moderates, others worry the fighters are extremists.

Rosh Hashanah: The Start of the Jewish New Year

CBN News examines the traditions and significance of this special Jewish holiday.

Jerusalem Mayor: Dividing Capital a 'Bad Deal'

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat says Israel's capital would "never function" as a divided city.

Israelis Celebrate New Year Despite Unrest

On the eve of Rosh Hashanah, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu encouraged Israelis to enjoy the holiday, knowing the security establishment is keeping watch on Syria.

Israel, U.S. Conduct Joint Missile Test in Mediterranean

Israel and the United States launched a missile in the Mediterranean Sea on Tuesday to test the Arrow anti-missile defense system.