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On Israel visit, Trump becomes first sitting prez to pray at Western Wall

Trump visited the Western Wall in a private capacity and was not accompanied by any Israeli leaders.

23 May 2017 8:18 AM

Donald Trump to revive frozen peace talks on first visit to Israel

At US President Donald Trump's request, Israel decides to improve Palestine's economy and facilitate crossings.

22 May 2017 9:17 PM

Under USD 630 mn deal, Israel to supply long-range defence systems to Indian Navy

Israel last month bagged a USD 2 billion deal – its largest ever - to supply the Indian Army and Navy with missile defence systems.

22 May 2017 3:07 PM

Israeli embassy row erupts again before Don’s visit

It was the latest sign of the Israeli right’s growing disenchantment with Trump after having rejoiced in his election.

17 May 2017 1:20 AM

Sirens, silence as Israel remembers Holocaust

Drivers exited their cars and buses ground to a halt, while students at schools marked the two minutes of silence.

25 Apr 2017 2:52 AM


Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike for better conditions

Israel said the move by the prisoners, many of whom were convicted of attacks or for plotting against Israel, was politically motivated.

18 Apr 2017 9:46 AM

Israeli Cabinet approves new settlement in test for Trump

The Palestinians claim the West Bank and east Jerusalem, areas captured by Israel in 1967, as parts of a future state.

01 Apr 2017 2:09 AM

Israel: Jewish teen arrested for anti-Semitic bomb threats in US, other places

A source familiar with details of the case said he held dual US-Israeli citizenship.

23 Mar 2017 9:19 PM

Israel refuses entry to pro-Palestine British activist

Authorities also accused Lanning of maintaining ties to leaders of Hamas, the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip.

13 Mar 2017 3:37 PM

Stop selling literature that denies Holocaust: Israel to Amazon

Yad Vashem's director of libraries, Robert Rozett has offered his assistance to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to ‘curb the spread of hatred’.

26 Feb 2017 8:34 PM


Israel takes first step in exporting medical marijuana

In January, Israel moved toward decriminalizing small-scale personal use of marijuana and authorities are supportive of research.

06 Feb 2017 9:37 AM

Bibi for legal tag on illegal Jewish settlements

Analysts have said Israel’s most right-wing government in history is seeking to rapidly take advantage of the election of Donald Trump.

30 Jan 2017 6:17 AM

Submarine deal resurfaces to haunt Israeli PM

Police are now looking into two other matters related to Mr Netanyahu, Channel 10 television reported on Monday.

25 Jan 2017 3:47 AM

Israel approves 566 east Jerusalem settler homes, against UN vote

Netanyahu also said he was to speak with Trump later in the day, their first conversation since the billionaire businessman took office.

22 Jan 2017 5:06 PM

Sex assault cases lead to soul-searching in Israel

Increasingly, several high-profile sexual assault cases have been reported in the country of late.

12 Jan 2017 9:40 AM


Truck rams into soldier group, kills 4 in Jerusalem

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the truck veered off course and rammed into the group.

08 Jan 2017 6:25 PM

Police questions Israel PM over graft charges

Police were expected to question Mr Netanyahu over whether he illegally accepted gifts from wealthy supporters.

03 Jan 2017 2:04 AM

Benjamin Netanyahu stares at criminal investigation

Israeli media have reported that the investigation is to involve suspicions of corruption.

30 Dec 2016 2:18 AM

Israel scales back ties with countries which voted against settlements at UN

Israel has already called back its ambassadors to New Zealand and Senegal for consultations, and cancelled aid programmes.

27 Dec 2016 5:25 PM

Israel’s Parliament moves to quell anger on short skirt ban

The debate touched on sensitive religious issues in increasingly conservative Jerusalem.

16 Dec 2016 6:16 AM