Stories tagged: Israel
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.
Fri., Feb. 9, 2018, 8:39 a.m.
An Israeli newspaper on Friday quoted President Donald Trump as saying his recognition of Jerusalem as the country’s capital was one of the highlights of his presidency thus far.
Sun., Feb. 4, 2018, 2:15 p.m.
Israeli authorities have begun distributing deportation notices to thousands of African migrants.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 31, 2018, 4:11 p.m.
Israel’s defense minister said on Wednesday that, should war erupt again with Lebanon, it will “pay the full price” for Iran’s entrenchment – the latest of Israeli warnings over Iran’s …
Tue., Jan. 30, 2018, 10:22 a.m.
A government plan to deport tens of thousands of African migrants has sparked an unexpected backlash from liberal Israelis and their American Jewish allies who say Israel – established in …
Mon., Jan. 29, 2018, 11:13 a.m.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited Russia on Monday for talks focused on Syria, warning that Israel will not accept Iran’s growing military presence there and in neighboring Lebanon.
Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Israeli leaders angrily criticized pending legislation in Poland that would outlaw blaming Poles for the crimes of the Holocaust, with some accusing the Polish government of outright denial Saturday as …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 1:07 p.m.
A fossil found in Israel indicates modern humans may have left Africa as much as 100,000 years earlier than previously thought.
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
President Donald Trump threatened to withhold aid money from the Palestinians until they return to peace talks with Israel as he sat down with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on …
Wed., Jan. 24, 2018, 12:21 p.m.
A senior Israeli official on Wednesday said he led a secret investigation into 16-year-old Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi and her family, in part because their appearance – including “blond-haired, …
Tue., Jan. 23, 2018, 8:16 a.m.
Extending his hand at the holiest site where Jews can pray, Vice President Mike Pence visited the Western Wall on Tuesday amid tensions with the Palestinians over President Donald Trump’s …
UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 22, 2018, 8:26 p.m.
U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told Israeli lawmakers Monday that the U.S. would put plans to move its embassy to Jerusalem on a fast track, drawing angry denunciations from Arabs …