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  • Palestinian kills two in Jerusalem, then shot dead: police

    October 3, 2015 | 1:14 pm

    A Palestinian man stabbed and killed two people in Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday before police shot him dead, officers said, amid an uptick in violence in the city and occupied West Bank.

    Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad issued a statement claiming the attacker as one...

  • Israel says it is addressing Jordan concerns on new airport near border

    August 13, 2015 | 9:57 am

    Israel is in talks to resolve Jordan's misgivings about potential safety risks posed by the construction of a new Israeli airport near their border, the Israeli transport minister said on Thursday.

    Slated to open by the end of 2016, the airport at Timna, outside the Israeli...

  • Huckabee’s gas chamber reference to Iran deal draws Israeli criticism

    July 28, 2015 | 9:44 am

    U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee drew rare criticism from Israel on Tuesday for comments in which he accused President Barack Obama of marching Israelis "to the door of the oven" in a nuclear deal with Iran.

    Israeli Transport Minister Yisrael Katz said on...

  • Israel sees migrant tragedy as validating policy of keeping them away

    April 20, 2015 | 2:36 pm

    Israel said on Monday the drowning of hundreds of Africans off Libya's coast was tragic but validated its own policy of having buffered its land barriers with Africa to keep migrants away.

    Yisrael Katz, transport minister in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's outgoing cabinet,...

  • Israel, EU sign open skies agreement

    June 10, 2013 | 4:18 pm

    Israel and the European Union signed an agreement that will allow European airlines to increase their flights to Israel.

    Yisrael Katz, Israel’s transportation minister, signed the open skies agreement on Monday in Luxembourg in the presence of the 27 EU transportation ministers.

  • Running off the rails

    By Stuart Schoffman

    February 29, 2012 | 2:35 pm

    On the 4th day of Adar, on the front page of Haaretz, there appeared a most curious story. Its headline read: “Israel Railways planning to build 475-kilometer rail network in West Bank.” The artwork consisted of a photo of Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz of the Likud party,...