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Avi Gabbay Photo: Knesset spokesman Zionist Union sets out plan to combat corruption

Zionist Union leader Avi Gabbay: Corruption is a strategic threat to the stability of society;it directly harms every citizen.

Aryeh Deri photo: Shlomi Yosef Restrictive Saturday trading bill passes first reading

Under the "grocers bill", local authority bylaws on Saturday opening for stores will require the interior minister's consent. 

Donald Trump  photo: Reuters US won't put Jerusalem, Israel in passports

"There has been no change in our policy with regard to consular practice or passport issuance at this time," said a senior US State Department official.

Tel Aviv Photo: 3DVISION Computer Image Gov't offices resisting move to Jerusalem

Only nine of 140 government units in Tel Aviv had moved to Jerusalem as of July 2017.

Hamas rally  photo: Reuters Palestinians keep protests within bounds

Despite some fiery rhetoric, Palestinian demonstrations against Trump's declaration on Jerusalem have been nowhere near the scale of the two intifadas.

Tel Aviv demonstration photo: Shlomi Yosef Corruption protest again fills Tel Aviv's Rothschild Blvd

Protest leader Eldad Yaniv: We want a new contract - no more politicians taking bribes; we'll keep coming every Saturday night.

Jerusalem  photo: Reuters Czech Republic follows Trump's lead on Jerusalem

The Czech Republic has announced that it "recognizes Jerusalem to be in fact the capital of Israel in the borders of the demarcation line from 1967."

US embassy in Tel Aviv  photo: Tamar Matsafi US embassy Tel Aviv land worth NIS 180m

If the US sells the land, construction on it will require a new building plan for rezoning.

Trump and Netanyahu Photo: Avi Hayon GPO Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

However, a senior US official said that moving the embassy could take 3-4 years and the President would continue to sign the waiver.

US embassy in Tel Aviv  photo: Tamar Matsafi Trump dithers on moving US embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump did not renew the waiver of the law requiring the embassy in Israel to be moved, but also did not announce that the move would happen. 

David Bitan  photo: Eyal Izhar David Bitan's wife questioned on NIS 2m in bank account

Hagit Bitan is among those being questioned in the Rishon Lezion municipality corruption affair.

David Bitan  photo: Eyal Izhar MK David Bitan suspected of assisting crime boss

Rishon Lezion mayor Dov Zur was among those arrested in the municipality's corruption scandal in which Bitan is also a suspect.

Benjamin Netanyahu Photo: Reuters Netanyahu: We'll cut taxes and regulation

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu opened today's cabinet meeting by commenting on tax reform in the US.

Demonstrators in Rothschild Boulevard  photo: Udi Pridan Thousands join Tel Aviv 'March of Shame'

Protesters against the 'Police Recommendations Bill' and government corruption filled Rothschild Boulevard and Habima Square.

David Bitan  photo: Eyal Izhar Police arrest local gov't officials suspected of crime connections

Coalition chairman and former Rishon Lezion deputy mayor David Bitan has been questioned by the fraud unit.

Israel navy submarine Photo: PR Revealed: ThyssenKrupp paid Michael Ganor €10.2m

"Globes" reveals exclusive details about payments to the German submarine builder's Israeli representative, who bribed senior Israeli military and political figures.

Benjamin Netanyahu  photo: Reuters The assault on clean government

The bill to neuter Israel's State Comptroller is the latest in a series of attacks on the state's watchdogs, observes Tal Schneider.

Vivien Foster Photo: PR World Bank: Palestinian electricity grid to cost $3b

Talks on separating the Palestinian electricity grid from Israel are making progress says the World Bank's Vivien Foster.

Wind farm photo: Orly Ginnosar Galilee residents fear wind farms will dwarf landscape

Power plants and renewable energy farms are replacing agriculture throughout Israel.

King Abdullah II photo: Reuters Downfall of a Jordanian option

A heartening tale of how journalistic solidarity trumped a political illusion.

Binary options Photo: Shutterstock FBI targets Israeli binary options traders

The FBI recently managed to arrest the CEO of an Israeli based binary options company.

Kahlon, Netanyahu  photo: Flash 90 Netanyahu, Kahlon fight proxy war over the disabled

Moshe Kahlon wants the disabled pension linked to future rises in the minimum wage while Benjamin Netanyahu does not.

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