JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls on Thursday from his coalition partners to hold an early election, a day after the defence minister's resignation left the government with a razor-thin majority.
GAZA/JERUSALEM The Israeli frontier with Gaza fell silent on Saturday under what Palestinians described as an Egyptian-mediated truce, after Israel responded to the biggest salvo of Palestinian rockets for months with scores of air strikes on Gaza targets.
JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday named U.S. finance professor Amir Yaron to head Israel's central bank, citing the need for an expert on the global economy.
JERUSALEM, Oct 9 Prime Minister Benjamin
Netanyahu on Tuesday named U.S. finance professor Amir Yaron to
head Israel's central bank, citing the need for an expert on the
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s wife, Sara, appeared in court on Sunday for the first hearing in the fraud trial against her, in which she is alleged to have misused state funds in ordering catered meals. | Video
MOSCOW/JERUSALEM Russia accused Israel on Tuesday of indirectly causing a Russian military plane to be shot down near Syria's Mediterranean coast, and threatened to retaliate against Israel for what it described as a hostile act. | Video
JERUSALEM Israel's military said on Tuesday it would launch a criminal investigation into two incidents in which its troops shot dead Palestinian teenagers taking part in protests along the Gaza border.
JERUSALEM/GAZA Israel set out limited goals for Gaza truce talks on Sunday, saying the focus was on a proposal to ease its blockade of the Islamist Hamas-controlled territory in return for the Palestinians calming their side of the frontier.
JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has cancelled a South American trip planned for next week due to the situation around the Gaza Strip, an Israeli official said on Thursday, as U.N. ceesefire talks pressed on.
JERUSALEM An Israeli court jailed an Israeli Arab poet for five months on Tuesday after convicting her of incitement to terrorism for a poem and remarks she posted on social media during a wave of Palestinian street attacks.