clashes between palestinians and israeli security forces continue at the al-aqsa mosque in east jerusalem. israeli forces take position on roof and in compound of al-aqsa mosque in jerusalem during clashes with palestinians. september 28, 2015
at least five palestinians and an israeli soldier have been hurt during a raid in the occupied west bank. it is thought israeli forces were carrying out an operation to arrest islamist militants. the israeli army, however, has not given any details of the raid or of casualties. according to local residents in jenin, heavy gunfire broke out in fighting between the troops, hamas and islamic jihad fighters.
israeli authorities on tuesday jailed a suspected jewish militant without trial. mordechai meyer has been placed under administrative detention for six months.
convicted of spying for israel , former us intelligence analyst jonathan pollard is to be released in november on parole after 30 years in jail. he will however be required to remain in the united states for five years.
seven decades after the end of world war ll and the maccabi games are being held in germany for the first time. it's europe's largest jewish sporting event and athletes will compete at a site constructed by the nazis for the 1936 olympics.
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says he rejects what he called international diktats or the forcing of peace plans on israel. his remarks came as french foreign minister laurent fabius arrived promoting an initiative to relaunch the israeli palestinian peace process which collapsed in 2014
the israeli government has issued a report into last year’s war in gaza which says its military did the utmost to avoid civilian casualties. the 2014 conflict left at least 2,000 palestinians and 67 israeli soldiers dead according to un figures which is due to publish its own report this week.
police used stun grenades on wednesday to disperse hundreds of palestinians protesting against an israeli light festival held in the old city of jerusalem.
a handshake between the representatives of ısraeli and palestinian football associations at the fifa congress marks the end of the motion to get israel banned from world football. palestinian football association president jibril rajoub said he had been persuaded to back down on the vote, saying i'm here to play football not politics, but added that he would not give up the resistance.
tony blair, a former british prime minister, is to step down as a quartet representative in the middle east, the organisation has announced. it comes after eight years of struggling to broker peace between the israelis and palestinians.
israeli aircraft have struck a number of sites in gaza. it comes after palestinian militants allegedly fired a rocket, which landed near the israeli port city of ashdod. the israeli military says it struck four terror infrastructures in gaza after the rocket attack. speaking from israel, marcel hadar, a local regional council spokeswoman, described an explosion.
live performance in the grand final of golden boy by nadav guedj representing israel at the 2015 eurovision song contest
avusturya'nın başkenti viyana'da görkemli bir organizasyonla gerçekleştirilen eurovision 2015 şarkı yarışması'nda isveç'ten katılan nadav guedj, golden boy isimli şarkısını seslendiriyor.
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu stepped in to quash a law only hours after it went into effect on wednesday as it threatened to blow up into a public relations disaster.
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has clinched an 11th hour deal with a far-right party to form a new coalition government.
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has met with damas pakada, the ethiopian israeli soldier who was seen on a close circuit video camera being beaten by police.
shouting enough to police violence, hundreds of ısraelis of ethiopian descent took to the streets of east jerusalem on thursday. clashes erupted as police tried to disperse angry crowds heading towards the prime minister's residence, and at least 13 people were injured. the police are using disproportionate force against israeli-ethiopian civilians and there are many cases where they have been beaten by the police, said protester avi tesema.
israeli police arrested a woman suspected of setting a pump on fire on tuesday (april 28) at a petrol station in jerusalem. cctv footage shows the woman approaching a man at the station and then turning away. she then appears to turn back, pulling a lighter from her pocket and igniting the petrol pump.
plants run by israel's biggest refining and petrochemicals group have been ordered closed by the mayor of haifa after a report said increased cancer rates in the city could be linked to air pollution.
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu says the framework iranian nuclear deal being sought by international negotiators will leave iran with the capability to develop an atomic weapon in under a year.
us president barack obama has told israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu that washington would reassess us-israeli diplomatic relations after netanyahu made it quite clear that there would be no palestinian state on his watch, a pre-election claim he seemed to back away from during a televised interview.
the ısraeli election result has been greeted with neither surprise nor irritation in washington. the white house had said that president obama remained committed to working very closely with whoever won the israeli premiership. senators both democratic and republican also expressed their unshakable commitment.
confounding his critics and the opinion polls, prime minister benjamin netanyahu is celebrating a surprise victory in ısrael's general election. his next challenge will be putting together a stable coalition.
israel's ruling likud party and the opposition zionist union both claim to have preformed well in the country's general election but neither has emerged as clear winner.
the israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has voted in the country's general election, fighting to stay in office for a fourth term. the last opinion polls put the centre-left opposition in the lead, but all will depend on potential coalition partners.
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this tuesday (march 17th), israelis are threatening to vote benjamin netanyahu's right-wing government out of office. centre-left zionist union candidate isaac herzog hopes to deny the likud prime minister a fourth term.
flagging in opinion polls before tuesday's israeli election, prime minister benjamin netanyahu is trying to rally his country's rightists by casting his centre-left challengers as tools of a global campaign to usurp power. the final opinion polls published before the vote give the zionist union alliance a four-seat lead over netanyahu's likud party. "i think that bibi's (netanyahu) power is at an end and a revolution is needed," said one tel aviv resident.
benjamin netanyahu was born on october 21, 1949, in tel aviv, but his family then lived in jerusalem. they moved to philadelphia, went back to israel, then to the states again, but netanyahu entered military service in israel like all 18-year-old men. he served in the elite intelligence-gathering, counter-terrorism and hostage rescue unit sayeret matkal.
there has been an outcry in israel after the foreign minister said that disloyal israeli arabs should have their heads chopped off
the leadership of the palestinian liberation organisation (plo) has voted to suspend all security cooperation with israel, a move which could further escalate tensions.
just before benjamin netanyahu spoke to us congress several dozen protesters took to capitol hill expressing views both for and against the israeli prime minister.
israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu has been whipping up support among members of a powerful pro-israel lobby in america, ahead of his controversial address in congress .
israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu has arrived in the us ahead of a planned speech to congress on tuesday (march 3). as he boarded the plane in tel aviv, netanyahu described the washington trip as ' a fateful, even historic, mission. '
us-israeli relations appear to be in danger of sinking to their lowest level in recent years. the issue at stake is iran. israel's prime minister benjamin netanyahu is aggressively opposing the nuclear deal that the us government is negotiating with iran.
prime minister benjamin netanyahu has responded to this weekend's deadly synagogue shooting in copenhagen by urging european jews to emigrate to israel.
at a meeting at the munich security conference iran's foreign minister javad zarif said there is an "opportunity for a deal" with world powers over iran's disputed nuclear programme.
a flock of synchronised starlings appeared to create 'dancing clouds' in the skies of rahat, israel on monday (february 2). this phenomenon, called a murmuration, occurs when a synchronised flyover creates what seems to be a pulsing black cloud.
israel and hezbollah have reportedly signalled a possible scaling down of fighting in their rare flare-up across the lebanese border. israel says it has received a message from unifil, the u.n peacekeeping force in lebanon, that hezbollah was not interested in further escalation.
tensions are on the rise in the middle east following one of the most violent clashes between israel and hezbollah since the 2006 war. two israeli soldiers died when the militants fired anti tank missiles at an israeli military convoy on the lebanese frontier - a spanish peacekeeper was killed as israel responded with airstrikes.