Stories tagged: Israel
Sat., June 22, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
The White House has unveiled the economic portion of its much-anticipated “deal of the century” peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians
Mon., June 17, 2019
RAMAT TRUMP, Golan Heights – The Trump name graces apartment towers, hotels and golf courses. Now it is the namesake of a tiny Israeli settlement in the Israel-controlled Golan Heights. …
Mon., June 3, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
After narrowly failing to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections, the long-time Israeli leader’s opponents now have a rare chance for a “do-over” in a snap vote in …
Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:51 p.m.
Israeli police shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian near the West Bank separation barrier on Friday, Palestinian health officials said, while in Jerusalem’s Old City, an alleged Palestinian attacker was …
Fri., May 31, 2019, 12:39 p.m.
Iranians in the capital Tehran set fire to effigies of President Donald Trump, while in the Iraqi capital, Iran-backed militiamen marched over a large Israeli flag as part of rallies …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:05 p.m.
Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year
Israel’s parliament voted to dissolve itself early Thursday, sending the country to an unprecedented second snap election this year as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a governing coalition …
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019, 4:28 p.m.
Jordan on Wednesday stood by a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, exposing a rift with the United States as the Trump administration tries to rally Arab support for a …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
President Donald Trump’s top Mideast advisers face skeptical audiences as they start a tour of the region to rally support for their ‘economy-first’ plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace
Mon., May 27, 2019, 1:26 p.m.
Israel’s parliament on Monday passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself. The move further pushed the country toward an unprecedented political impasse, less than two months after elections seemed to …
Wed., May 22, 2019, 12:07 p.m.
Israeli researchers raised a glass Wednesday to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels –some over 5,000 years old.
UPDATED: Thu., May 16, 2019, 3:59 p.m.
Facebook says it has banned an Israeli company that ran an influence campaign aimed at disrupting elections in various countries and has canceled dozens of accounts engaged in spreading disinformation.
Wed., May 15, 2019, 12:25 p.m.
Palestinians on Wednesday marked the 71st anniversary of their mass displacement during the 1948 war around Israel’s creation with protests across the West Bank and the Gaza Strip.
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 2:46 p.m.
WhatsApp says a vulnerability in the popular communications app let mobile phones be infected with sophisticated spyware with a missed in-app call alone.
Mon., May 6, 2019, 12:20 p.m.
The Israeli military lifted protective restrictions on residents in the south on Monday, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a cease-fire deal had been reached to end the deadliest …
UPDATED: Sat., May 4, 2019, 6:55 p.m.
Palestinian militants on Saturday fired more than 200 rockets into Israel, drawing dozens of retaliatory airstrikes on targets across the Gaza Strip in a round of intense fighting that broke …
Fri., May 3, 2019, 12:45 p.m.
Three Palestinians, including two militants, were killed by Israeli fire Friday after gunshots from the Gaza Strip wounded two Israeli soldiers, officials said, in a new flare-up that shattered a …
UPDATED: Wed., May 1, 2019, 3:34 p.m.
Israel has begun commemorating its Holocaust Remembrance Day in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators in World War II.
UPDATED: Tue., April 30, 2019, 8:36 p.m.
Much as Anne Frank’s diary gripped the older generations, an Instagram account based on a true 13-year-old Jewish victim’s journal, called Eva.Stories, is generating buzz among the young.
Thu., April 18, 2019, 11:59 a.m.
The Israeli start-up behind last week’s failed lunar landing says human error may have caused the spacecraft to crash into the moon.
Wed., April 17, 2019, 11:31 a.m.
A long-hidden trove of unpublished works by Franz Kafka could soon be revealed following a decade-long battle over his literary estate that has drawn comparisons to some of his surreal …
Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
The team behind the Israeli spacecraft that crashed into the moon moments before touchdown was working Friday to try and piece together what derailed the ambitious mission, which sought to …
Fri., April 12, 2019
Trudy Rubin: Netanyahu victory in Israel’s election means the end of illusions about a Palestinian state
The re-election of Benjamin Netanyahu, if he keeps his campaign pledge about West Bank settlements, is propelling Israel toward a one-state solution in which it will have to decide whether …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 3:28 p.m.
The home-sharing company announced in November that it would remove approximately 200 listings in Israeli settlements, which are in a territory disputed by Palestinians. Airbnb said it will now allow …
UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 9:34 p.m.
Israeli voters decided Tuesday whether to give Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu another term in office in a tight election that has become a referendum on his decade in power.
Mon., April 8, 2019, 5:01 p.m.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his chief challenger Benny Gantz made their final appeals to voters Monday on the eve of parliamentary elections that will determine whether the longtime Israeli …
Fri., April 5, 2019, 12:17 p.m.
In a tight race for re-election, Israel’s prime minister has gotten a welcome lift from his friend in the White House.
UPDATED: Mon., April 1, 2019, 9:46 p.m.
Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers says she’ll defend Israel, combat socialism as Congressional rep to U.N.
The congresswoman will be one of two lawmakers who will join the permanent U.S. ambassador in official proceedings from the international body. McMorris Rodgers said she will support Israel’s right …
Sat., March 30, 2019, 11:34 a.m.
Tens of thousands of Palestinians rallied in the Gaza Strip on Saturday to mark the first anniversary of their mass protests along the Israeli border, as the territory’s Hamas leaders …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 11:57 a.m.
President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday recognizing Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights, reversing more than a half-century of U.S. policy in the Middle East.
Fri., March 22, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
From Syria to Turkey, Trump’s declaration that Washington will recognize Israel’s sovereignty over Golan draws rebuke