Israel: New airstrike on Gaza a response to rocket barrage

JERUSALEM, March 12 (UPI) -- Israel launched its second airstrike on Gaza in two days Wednesday, responding to a barrage of rockets, military officials said.
Israeli on Kerry anti-Semitic charge: Not 'personal'

Israeli on Kerry anti-Semitic charge: Not 'personal'

WASHINGTON, Feb. 2 (UPI) -- An Israeli lawmaker tried to explain Sunday that his characterization of U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry as anti-Semitic was not "personal."

Rockets fired at Eilat, Negev in Israel

EILAT, Israel, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Israeli security forces searched Tuesday for the remains of two rockets fired at the southern city of Eilat, Israel Radio reported.

Israel, Kazakhstan sign defense pact

TEL AVIV, Israel, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Israel and Kazakhstan have signed a security cooperation agreement to improve bilateral defense trade, officials said.

Israeli lawmakers seek spy Jonathan Pollard's release from U.S. prison

JERUSALEM, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Israeli lawmakers asked President Shimon Perez to push for the release of Jonathan Pollard, held in a U.S. prison for more than 28 years for spying for Israel.

Israel strikes back after Lebanese rocket fire

KIRYAT SHMONA, Israel, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Israeli artillery units shelled areas in southern Lebanon Sunday in response to two Katyusha rockets fired at northern Israel, the army said.

Israel approves third Palestinian prisoner release

JERUSALEM, Dec. 29 (UPI) -- Israel approved the release of the third round of 26 Palestinian prisoners agreed upon in the framework of peace talks with the Palestinians, officials said.

Egypt arrests bomb suspect

CAIRO, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Egyptian security officials have arrested a Muslim Brotherhood member suspected of involvement in the bombing of a police station in Mansoura, officials said.

Thousands celebrate Christmas in Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM, West Bank, Dec. 25 (UPI) -- Thousands of tourists, pilgrims and Christian worshipers celebrated Christmas in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, officials said.
Palestinian, Israeli killed in Gaza violence

Palestinian, Israeli killed in Gaza violence

JERUSALEM, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- A 3-year-old Palestinian girl was killed in Israeli air raids in Gaza shortly after an Israeli was killed by sniper fire near the Gaza border, officials said.

Israel calls to release Pollard from U.S. prison

JERUSALEM, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Israeli officials Sunday called for the release of jailed Israeli-American spy Jonathan Pollard amid reports the Washington spied on Israel, officials said.

Driver of former Palestinian PM caught speeding

RAMALLAH, West Bank, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Former Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmad Qurei and his driver were detained for three hours in East Jerusalem for speeding, Israeli police said.

2 Palestinians killed in Israeli army raids

QALQILYA, West Bank, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Two Palestinians were killed in Qalqilya and Jenin in the West Bank by Israeli army forces in operations to arrest fugitives, the army said.

Dutch company halts project with Israel

JERUSALEM, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- A major Dutch water supplier halted cooperation with Israel's national water carrier, alleging violations of international law as the reason, officials said.

Major storm hits Mideast countries

JERUSALEM, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Heavy rain, strong winds, flooding and snow swept across the Middle East Wednesday in the first major winter storm of the season.
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Israel Radio

Kol Yisrael (קול ישראל lit. "Voice of Israel", also "Israel Radio") is Israel's public domestic and international radio service, operated as a division of the Israel Broadcasting Authority.

Kol Yisrael was originally an underground Haganah radio station that broadcast from Tel Aviv. It started consistently broadcasting in December 1947 under the name Telem-Shamir-Boaz, and was renamed to Kol HaHagana ("Voice of the Haganah") in March 1948. With Israel's declaration of independence on May 14, 1948, it was transformed into the official station Kol Yisrael. Another station named Kol Yisrael operated in Haifa, and was renamed Kol Tzva HaHagana (Voice of the Defense Force).

The first Kol Yisrael transmission was a live broadcast from Tel Aviv of David Ben-Gurion reading of the declaration of independence. It was operated by a department of the Ministry of the Interior responsible for domestic and international broadcasts. Responsibility for the service was later transferred to the Office of Posts and Telegraphs and then to the Prime Minister's Office.

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