Israel HaYom

Adelson Early Winner In Israeli Elections

Casino billionaire and Bibi buddy Sheldon Adelson is an early winner in Prime Minister Netanyahu's decision to call a snap election. 

By firing Justice Minister Tzipi Livni, Netanyahu removed an outspoken opponent of some of his pet legislative goals. She blocked legislation that he supported codifying Israel's status as the Jewish nation state, and she supported a bill he wanted defeated because it would ban the free giveaway of newspapers.

Israel Facing Cyberwar On Top Of Rocket Attacks

Government has detected more than 44 million attempts to disrupt its websites since Nov. 14.

11/19/2012

Hackers attempted to launch more than 1 million cyberattacks against Israeli government websites over a 24-hour period from Sunday to Monday, with more than 1,000 sites being hacked, Israel Hayom reported.

The most prominent attacks were against military industry websites, during which hackers apparently tried extracting information about the Iron Dome missile defense system, as well as other military systems.

Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz. Getty Images

Report: iPhone 5 Selling In Gaza At Almost Double Price

10/16/2012

 

A pricey version of the latest iPhone from Apple is on sale in Gaza despite Palestinians’ professed poverty due to an Israeli and Egyptian partial blockade of the territory.

Meanwhile, Israelis looking to get their hands on Apple’s latest technology without traveling to Gaza will have to wait until December, when Israel’s mobile carriers will start selling the iPhone5.

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