Stories tagged: Israel
Tue., Sept. 27, 2016, 10:25 a.m.
A person close to former Israeli President Shimon Peres says his condition has deteriorated, two weeks after suffering a major stroke.
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ahead of their first presidential debate, a senior Israeli official and both campaigns said Saturday.
Thu., Sept. 22, 2016, 11:46 a.m.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu invited Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to address Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, during a speech before the U.N. General Assembly on Thursday. Netanyahu said that in …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 7:03 p.m.
The United States will provide Israel’s military with $38 billion during the next 10 years, officials said Tuesday, the largest batch of military assistance the U.S. has ever pledged to …
Tue., Sept. 13, 2016, 1:36 p.m.
Former Israeli President Shimon Peres on Tuesday suffered a stroke and was rushed to a hospital, where he was sedated and placed on a respirator while he underwent a brain …
Tue., Aug. 30, 2016, 10:35 a.m.
The U.N. Security Council is warning that violations of the cessation of hostilities between Lebanon and Israel could lead to a new conflict “that none of the parties or the …
Mon., July 25, 2016, 11:28 a.m.
JERUSALEM – The Israeli military said its warplanes have hit a position in Syria from where mortars were fired into the Israeli-held Golan Heights. The army said Monday that the …
Thu., July 7, 2016, 12:18 p.m.
The Israeli prime minister’s office said pieces of wreckage believed to be from the EgyptAir plane that crashed in May have been found on the coast of Israel.
Sun., July 3, 2016, 3:53 p.m.
Elie Wiesel never lived in Israel, but on Sunday the country mourned the death of the esteemed author and Nobel peace laureate as though it had lost a national icon.
Tue., June 28, 2016, 12:09 p.m.
Israeli police on Tuesday banned non-Muslims from a contentious Jerusalem holy site until the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan following two days of clashes with Palestinians at …
Wed., June 8, 2016, 2:04 p.m.
Two Palestinian gunmen opened fire near a popular open-air market in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, killing three Israelis and wounding at least five others before being detained, Israel …
Sat., June 4, 2016
It is ironic that the most successful Jewish presidential candidate ever should be pushing the anti-Israel case. But perhaps not surprising considering Sanders’ ideological roots.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians as defense minister on Wednesday, solidifying his parliamentary majority at the risk of antagonizing the international community …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Israel’s defense minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by “extremist and dangerous elements” and that he no longer trusts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel’s biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day, in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
A bus exploded in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding at least 15 people in what police said was a “terror attack,” raising fears of a return to the Palestinian suicide attacks …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Iran test-launched two ballistic missiles Wednesday emblazoned with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” in Hebrew, Iranian media reported, in a show of power by the Shiite nation as …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden touched down in Israel Tuesday for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders just after Palestinian attackers shot and stabbed policemen and civilians in separate assaults, …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a 7,000-year-old settlement in northern Jerusalem, describing it as the oldest discovery of its kind in the area.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza on Sunday that his country will retaliate with “greater force” than deployed in the …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 5:55 p.m.
Israeli army units Saturday demolished four West bank homes of families of Palestinians accused of killing Israelis, two days after the action was cleared by the nation’s Supreme Court.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015
Iaraeli leader, Obama forgo even the semblance of cordiality.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015
Without Rabin, hope of two-state resolution on West Bank faded.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
The paths of three very different young people crossed tragically in the Israeli city of Beersheba on Sunday, leaving all three dead and prompting another round of soul searching in …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 4:37 p.m.
The fate of a Palestinian boy seized center stage Thursday in the battle of narratives accompanying the recent burst of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 6:05 p.m.
Hundreds of soldiers fanned out in cities across Israel on Wednesday and authorities erected concrete barriers outside some Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem in a stepped up effort to counter …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border …
Wed., May 13, 2015, 8:06 a.m.
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects.
Tue., March 3, 2015, 9:26 a.m.
WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States …