Stories tagged: Israel
Thu., April 19, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Gaza protest organizers moved sit-in tents closer to the Israeli border fence Thursday, a day before a fourth planned mass demonstration, raising fears of more bloodshed.
UPDATED: Fri., April 13, 2018, 7:40 p.m.
Thousands of Palestinians staged a mass protest along Gaza’s sealed border with Israel on Friday, some burning large Israeli flags and torching tires while soldiers fired tear gas and live …
UPDATED: Thu., April 12, 2018, 9:43 p.m.
The Israeli and Polish presidents sought to calm bitter feelings that have flared between their nations as they joined thousands at a Holocaust remembrance event Thursday at the former Nazi …
Tue., April 10, 2018, 12:05 p.m.
Israel’s defense minister said Tuesday that a well-known Gaza journalist who was killed by Israeli gunfire over the weekend was a member of Hamas, an allegation denied by the Islamic …
UPDATED: Mon., April 9, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
President Donald Trump is threatening an imminent military strike against Syria, vowing to respond “forcefully” to Saturday’s apparent chemical weapons attack on civilians and warning that Russia or any other …
Sat., April 7, 2018, 9:18 a.m.
Hundreds attended the funeral of a well-known Palestinian journalist in Gaza on Saturday who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border the previous day.
UPDATED: Fri., April 6, 2018, 11:06 p.m.
Thousands of Palestinians protested along Gaza’s sealed border with Israel on Friday, engulfing the volatile area in black smoke from burning tires to try to block the view of Israeli …
UPDATED: Mon., April 2, 2018, 3:31 p.m.
Israel announced a deal with the U.N. on Monday to resettle African migrants in Western nations, but hours later put the agreement on hold.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 1:04 p.m.
Israel will target militant groups inside Gaza if violence along the territory’s border with Israel drags on, the chief military spokesman warned on Saturday, a day after thousands of Palestinians …
UPDATED: Fri., March 30, 2018, 5:43 p.m.
Thousands of Palestinians marched to Gaza’s border with Israel on Friday in the largest such demonstration in recent memory, and 15 were killed by Israeli fire on the first day …
Mon., March 26, 2018, 8:48 a.m.
Israeli police on Monday questioned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as well as his wife and son, in a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant, one of a slew of …
UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
Under twin clouds of legal investigation, President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presented a united front on Monday, Trump announcing he might travel to Jerusalem to preside …
Mon., March 5, 2018, 8:12 a.m.
There’s much to celebrate but plenty of cause for trepidation, too, as President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu meet Monday at the White House.
Sat., March 3, 2018, 8:59 a.m.
Under the best of circumstances, a Mideast peace deal is the Holy Grail of diplomacy, a goal that has eluded American presidents for generations.
UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018, 8:23 a.m.
Israeli police questioned Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife as part of an investigation into a corruption case involving the country’s telecom giant on Friday, casting a shadow on the prime …
Thu., March 1, 2018, 8:33 a.m.
A Polish law that makes it a crime to falsely accuse the Polish nation of crimes committed by Nazi Germany took effect Thursday, part of a wider effort by nationalist …
Mon., Feb. 26, 2018, 8:06 a.m.
Relatives of Ahed Tamimi, the Palestinian teen-turned-protest icon, say troops arrested 10 people from her West Bank village on Monday, including a 15-year-old cousin with a serious head injury.
Thu., Feb. 22, 2018, 11:07 a.m.
An Israeli court has extended the arrests of a media tycoon and a former adviser to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu implicated in a corruption case involving Israel’s telecom giant.
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 10:45 a.m.
Now that one of Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest confidants has turned state witness, according to Israeli media reports Wednesday, it may mark a turning point for the beleaguered prime minister facing …
Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
The Egyptian president declared on Wednesday that his country “scored a goal” by signing a $15 billion deal with an Israeli company to supply natural gas that will help turn …
Mon., Feb. 19, 2018, 9:21 a.m.
An Israeli energy company on Monday announced a $15 billion deal to supply natural gas to Egypt, in the largest export agreement to date for Israel’s nascent natural gas industry.
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 9:59 p.m.
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt has canceled a nearly weeklong trip to Israel, agency officials confirmed Sunday.
Sun., Feb. 18, 2018, 8:47 a.m.
The nuclear deal with Iran has emboldened Tehran to become increasingly aggressive in the Middle East, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday, warning that Iran should “not test Israel’s …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 17, 2018, 12:18 p.m.
The Israeli military said Saturday that four soldiers were wounded, two seriously, in an explosion along the Israeli border with Gaza.
UPDATED: Tue., Feb. 13, 2018, 5:04 p.m.
Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in a pair of corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled …
Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
Israel’s prime minister said Sunday his country delivered “severe blows” to Iranian and Syrian forces and vowed to take further action against its adversaries following the most serious Israeli engagement …
UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 11, 2018, 10:05 p.m.
President Donald Trump questioned Israel’s interest in making peace with the Palestinians in an interview published Sunday, spotlighting its West Bank settlements as a complicating factor.
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 10:41 a.m.
An adviser to Poland’s president says he thinks Israel’s negative reaction to a law criminalizing some statements about Poland’s actions during World War II stemmed from a “feeling of shame …
UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 4:47 p.m.
In its most serious engagement in neighboring Syria since fighting there began in 2011, Israel shot down an infiltrating Iranian drone Saturday and struck Iranian targets deep in Syria before …
Sat., Feb. 10, 2018, 9:50 a.m.
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday that he is counting on India’s support for a multi-country sponsorship of any future Israeli-Palestinian negotiations.