Iran says Israel, exiled group killed scientist in complex operation
Iran said Israel and an exiled opposition group used new and "complex" methods to assassinate its leading nuclear scientist, as it buried him Monday in a funeral befitting a top "martyr". As it laid Mohsen Fakhrizadeh -- seen by Israel as the "father" of Iran's nuclear weapons programme -- to rest, the Islamic republic also…
Israeli PM held secret talks in Saudi with Pompeo, crown prince: media
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held secret talks in Saudi Arabia Sunday with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, several media said, in the first reported trip by an Israeli premier to the kingdom.
Biden win a setback for Israel's Netanyahu, hope for Palestinians
Joe Biden's US election win marks a setback for Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump -- but it could spur renewed engagement between Washington and the Palestinians, experts said. Netanyahu called Trump Israel's strongest-ever ally in the White House, and the Republican advanced policies that delighted the Israeli prime minister's…
FG moves to activate bilateral air service agreement with Israel
Plans are underway by the Federal Government to activate the Bilateral Air Service Agreement between Nigeria and Israel, to enable Nigerian Airlines airlift pilgrims directly to the State of Israel.
Netanyahu lauds Sudan deal, while Palestinians lament
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Friday lauded the US-brokered normalisation of relations with Sudan while Palestinian Islamists Hamas lamented what they called a "political sin". After weeks of behind-the-scenes negotiations, which went into high gear Wednesday with the secret visit of an Israeli delegation to Khartoum, President Donald Trump announced the accord Friday in the…
Israel says rocket fired from Gaza
Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at Israel late Monday, the army said, without reporting any casualties. Sirens sounded in areas of southern Israel neighbouring Gaza
The benefit of freedom - Part 1
Every so often, nations go through years of historical landmarks. For many countries, the most significant is the year of independence from external control or subjugation, when a nation attains freedom and assumes self-rule. For Israel, a significant year is the year of jubilee. They were specifically commanded to “hallow the fiftieth year, and proclaim…
Israel establishes full ties with Bahrain, UAE at White House
Israel normalized relations with long-time foes Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates at the White House on Tuesday as President Donald Trump said similar US-brokered deals were close between the Jewish state and several other nations, including Saudi Arabia.
Trump hosts Israel, Bahrain, UAE peace ceremony
US President Donald Trump will host a ceremony Tuesday where Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates normalize relations with Israel, redrawing the Middle East's diplomatic map -- and boosting the Republican's reelection hopes.