Top Trump adviser arrives for talks in Israel
US President Donald Trump's national security adviser arrived in Israel on Sunday for talks with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at a time of shared concerns over Syria, Iran and the Gaza Strip.
Netanyahu questioned again over alleged graft
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu went through a new round of questioning on Friday over one of several graft cases that have threatened to topple him, media reports said.
Palestinian teen dies of wounds from border clash
A Palestinian teen died of his wounds Saturday a day after he was shot by Israeli troops during clashes on the Gaza border, the territory's Hamas-run health ministry said. Muadh al-Suri, 15, was shot in the stomach on Friday in central Gaza, ministry spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said, raising the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli…
Netanyahu praises Trump's 'tough stand' against Iran
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday praised President Donald Trump's "tough stand" against Iran after the US leader issued a stark warning to the Islamic republic.
Israel evacuates hundreds of White Helmets to Jordan in face of Syria advance
Israel evacuated hundreds of White Helmets rescuers and their family members threatened by advancing Syrian regime forces to Jordan on Sunday for resettlement in Western countries. Jordan's foreign ministry announced in a statement that the kingdom received 422 Syrian citizens, after earlier saying it had given permission for 800 to arrive. Foreign ministry spokesman Mohammed…
Gaza ceasefire holds after heavy Israel strikes, Hamas rocket fire
A ceasefire announced by Hamas held Sunday after the most severe exchange of fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip since a 2014 war, reducing fears of a wider conflict for now.
Irish Senate backs law banning trade with Israeli settlements
The Irish Senate gave its support Wednesday to a draft law prohibiting the import of goods produced in occupied territories around the world, including Israeli settlements considered illegal under international law. Israel reacted angrily to the proposal calling it "populist, dangerous and extremist", while a spokesman for the PLO expressed "sincere appreciation" for the initiative.…
Israel recovers spy's watch decades after Syria execution
Israel's Mossad spy agency said on Thursday that it had brought home the watch of an Israeli agent executed in 1965 while working deep undercover in Syria. Eli Cohen was tried and hanged for espionage by the Syrians after he had successfully infiltrated the top levels of the Syrian regime. "The Mossad returned to Israel…
Jos as a metaphor
Such is the fact of life - to love does not mean to be loved. This is the truth about hatred-sometimes we hate and abominate the other for reasons that are unknown to us.