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Israel to 'strengthen' settlements after shooting attacks

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced a series of punitive steps.
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January 28, 2023, 4:23 AM

Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

Officials say a Palestinian gunman killed seven people and wounded three others near a synagogue in east Jerusalem in the deadliest attack on Israelis in years
January 28, 2023, 4:23 AM
Jerusalem, West Bank on edge after outbreak of violence
January 27, 2023, 9:19 PM

At least 7 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

The Palestinian gunman was reportedly shot and killed, and this shooting comes just one day after Israeli troops killed nine Palestinians in the West Bank.
January 27, 2023, 9:19 PM
At least 7 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting
January 26, 2023, 7:03 PM

Israeli forces kill 9 Palestinians in raid on refugee camp

Israeli Defense Forces raided Jenin refugee camp looking for possible terror suspects on the West Bank early Thursday.
January 26, 2023, 7:03 PM
Israeli forces kill 9 Palestinians in raid on refugee camp
January 26, 2023, 6:02 PM

9 Palestinians killed after Israel storms West Bank refugee camp

Nine Palestinians were killed when the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) reportedly stormed the Jenin refugee camp on the West Bank early Thursday morning.
January 26, 2023, 6:02 PM
9 Palestinians killed after Israel storms West Bank refugee camp
January 26, 2023, 9:38 AM

Israel's high-tech economic engine balks at govt policies

Israel’s tech industry has long been the driving force behind the country’s economy
January 26, 2023, 9:38 AM
Israel's high-tech economic engine balks at govt policies
January 25, 2023, 5:23 PM

Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians during new violence

Palestinian officials say two Palestinians have been killed in new fighting with Israeli forces
January 25, 2023, 5:23 PM
Israeli troops kill Palestinian after attempted stabbing
January 24, 2023, 9:38 PM

Extreme Israeli group takes root in US with fundraising bid

An Israeli group raising funds for Jewish extremists convicted in some of the country’s most notorious hate crimes is collecting tax-exempt donations from Americans
January 24, 2023, 9:38 PM
January 22, 2023, 12:38 PM

Israel's Netanyahu fires Cabinet ally, heeding court ruling

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has fired a key Cabinet ally, heeding a Supreme Court ruling commanding him to do so and deepening a rift over the power of the courts
January 22, 2023, 12:38 PM
Israel's Netanyahu fires Cabinet ally, heeding court ruling
January 22, 2023, 4:23 AM

Israelis press on with protests against new government

Tens of thousands of Israelis are gathering in Tel Aviv to protest plans by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new government to overhaul the judicial system
January 22, 2023, 4:23 AM
January 21, 2023, 3:38 PM

Palestinian who allegedly tried to stab Israeli fatally shot

The Palestinian Health Ministry says an Israeli fatally shot a 42-year-old Palestinian in a West Bank settler outpost
January 21, 2023, 3:38 PM
Palestinian killed after allegedly trying to stab Israeli
January 19, 2023, 6:38 PM

Biden adviser meets Netanyahu amid unease over his govt

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met with U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, the highest level meeting between the two allies since Israel’s most right-wing government ever took power last month
January 19, 2023, 6:38 PM
Biden adviser meets Netanyahu amid unease over his govt
January 19, 2023, 4:39 PM

Israeli military kills Palestinian teacher, militant in raid

Palestinian officials and media reports say Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian schoolteacher and a militant during a military raid in the occupied West Bank
January 19, 2023, 4:39 PM
Israeli military kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank raid
January 18, 2023, 8:38 PM

Israeli high court: Netanyahu must fire key Cabinet ally

Israel’s Supreme Court has ruled that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu must fire a key ally from the country's new Cabinet
January 18, 2023, 8:38 PM
Israeli Supreme Court says minister barred over tax offenses
January 17, 2023, 4:53 PM

Nations express 'deep concern' at Israeli punitive measures

More than 90 countries have expressed “deep concern” at Israel’s punitive measures against the Palestinian people, leadership and civil society
January 17, 2023, 4:53 PM
January 16, 2023, 5:08 PM

In threat, Hamas releases video said to show captive Israeli

The Palestinian Islamist group Hamas has released a video of an Israeli it said was being held captive in the Gaza Strip, rare footage it described as a warning to Israel’s new army chief
January 16, 2023, 5:08 PM
New Israel army chief vows to keep politics out of military
January 15, 2023, 5:23 PM

Netanyahu moving ahead on legal overhaul despite outcry

The plans have been met with fierce criticism from top officials and protests.
January 15, 2023, 5:23 PM
January 15, 2023, 1:08 AM

Thousands of Israelis rally against Netanyahu government

Protests are against plans by the new government to overhaul the legal system.
January 15, 2023, 1:08 AM
January 14, 2023, 7:23 PM

Israeli army kills 2 Palestinian gunmen, says shot at troops

Eleven Palestinians have been killed in fighting with the Israelis this year.
January 14, 2023, 7:23 PM
January 10, 2023, 5:38 AM

Israel's Netanyahu races ahead with hard-line agenda

The new government has wasted no time implementing its ultra-nationalist agenda.
January 10, 2023, 5:38 AM
January 8, 2023, 1:08 PM

Alan Dershowitz, defender of Israel, opposes legal overhaul

U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz says he cannot defend sweeping judicial reforms planned by Israel’s new government
January 8, 2023, 1:08 PM
Famed US lawyer, defender of Israel, opposes legal overhaul
January 7, 2023, 9:08 PM

Thousands of Israelis protest new government's policies

Opponents say Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s policies threaten democracy.
January 7, 2023, 9:08 PM
January 6, 2023, 1:39 PM

Israel police arrest 2 teens in attack on Christian cemetery

The Israeli police have arrested two teenagers who they said vandalized over two dozen Christian graves in a historic Jerusalem cemetery earlier this week
January 6, 2023, 1:39 PM
Israel police arrest 2 teens in attack on Christian cemetery
January 3, 2023, 9:37 PM

Israeli ultranationalist minister visits Jerusalem holy site

An ultranationalist Israeli Cabinet minister has visited a flashpoint Jerusalem holy site for the first time since taking office in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new far-right government last week
January 3, 2023, 9:37 PM
Israeli ultranationalist minister visits Jerusalem holy site
1 month ago

Israeli missile strikes put Damascus airport out of service

The Syrian army says missile strikes by Israel’s military have put the capital's airport out of service
1 month ago
Israeli missile strikes put Damascus airport out of service
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Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank confrontation

Palestinian health officials say Israeli forces have killed two Palestinians during a confrontation that erupted when troops entered a village in the occupied West Bank
1 month ago
Israeli army kills 2 Palestinians in West Bank confrontation
1 month ago

Egypt's leader urges caution for Netanyahu's new government

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has urged Israel’s new hard-line government to refrain from “any measures” that could inflame regional tensions, in a phone call congratulating Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his return to office
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New Israeli government vows to develop West Bank tourism

The tourism minister of Israel’s new hardline government has promised to invest in the West Bank, calling the occupied area “our local Tuscany.”
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New Israeli government vows to develop West Bank tourism
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Israel indicts soldiers for trying to bomb Palestinian home

Israel’s military says its prosecutor has filed indictments against two soldiers who allegedly hurled an explosive device at a Palestinian home in the occupied West Bank last month
1 month ago
Israel indicts soldiers for trying to bomb Palestinian home
1 month ago

Israel's Netanyahu back in power with hard-line government

Benjamin Netanyahu has returned to power for an unprecedented sixth term as Israel’s prime minister, taking the helm of the most right-wing and religiously conservative government in the country’s 74-year history
1 month ago
Israel swears in Netanyahu as PM of hard-line government
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Netanyahu government: West Bank settlements top priority

Benjamin Netanyahu’s incoming hard-line Israeli government has put West Bank settlement expansion at the top of its list of priorities, a day before it’s set to be sworn into office
1 month ago
Netanyahu government: West Bank settlements top priority
1 month ago

Armed Arab assailant rams car into Israeli police, shot dead

Israeli police have killed an Arab assailant who rammed into them with his car after attempting to shoot an officer in central Israel on Friday, leaving three policemen wounded
1 month ago
Israeli police kill assailant after alleged car-ramming
1 month ago

Israel's Netanyahu says he has formed new government

Designated Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says he has successfully formed a new coalition to govern Israel
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Israel to hold remains of deceased Palestinian prisoner

Israel’s defense minister says the remains of a Palestinian prisoner who died a day earlier from lung cancer will not be released for burial
1 month ago
Israel to hold remains of deceased Palestinian prisoner
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Israel deports Palestinian activist to France

Israel says it has deported a Palestinian lawyer and activist to France, claiming he has ties to a banned militant group, despite objections from the French government
1 month ago
Israel deports Palestinian activist to France
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Israeli commander backs forces in death of Palestinian girl

An Israeli commander has expressed support for forces that shot and killed a teenage Palestinian girl in the occupied West Bank earlier this week
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Palestinian man killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

Palestinian health officials say a 22-year-old Palestinian man has been killed by Israeli fire during a military raid in the occupied West Bank
2 months ago
Palestinian man killed during Israeli raid in West Bank
2 months ago

Israeli forces kill 2 militants in West Bank arrest raid

Israeli forces have killed two Palestinian militants during an arrest raid in the occupied West Bank
2 months ago
Israeli forces kill 2 militants in West Bank arrest raid
2 months ago

Israel's Likud signs coalition deal with anti-LGBTQ radical

Former Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has struck a coalition deal with a small ultranationalist faction leader known for homophobic rhetoric and disparaging remarks about non-Orthodox Jews, a sign of the incoming government's hardline makeup
2 months ago
Israel's Likud signs coalition deal with anti-LGBTQ radical
2 months ago

Hospital: 2nd Israeli, wounded in Jerusalem blasts, dies

Two people have died in explosions that Israeli police blamed on Palestinians.
2 months ago
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1 dead in Israel attacks

At least one person is dead after two explosions rocked Jerusalem.
2 months ago
1 dead in Israel attacks
2 months ago

Twin blasts in Jerusalem kill at least 1, injure over a dozen: Police

At least one person was killed and more than a dozen others -- including two Americans -- were injured in twin blasts near bus stops in Jerusalem on Wednesday morning.
2 months ago
Twin blasts kill at least 1, injure over a dozen in Jerusalem, police say
2 months ago

Twin blasts shake Jerusalem, killing teen and wounding 18

Two blasts have gone off near bus stops in Jerusalem at the height of rush hour, killing a Canadian-Israeli teenager and injuring at least 18, in what Israeli police said were attacks by Palestinians
2 months ago
Twin blasts shake Jerusalem, killing 1 and wounding several
2 months ago

Rights group: Israel demolishes school in West Bank hamlet

An Israeli rights group says the Israeli military has demolished a school in the occupied West Bank, part of a long-standing expulsion order against eight Palestinian hamlets
2 months ago
Rights group: Israel demolishes school in West Bank hamlet
2 months ago

Twin blasts in Jerusalem kill at least 1

ABC News’ Ian Pannell reports on two explosions near bus stops that killed at least one person and injured 15 others in what Israeli police described as a suspected "coordinated terror attack."
2 months ago
Twin blasts in Jerusalem kill at least 1
2 months ago

US Navy probe: Iranian drone struck Israeli-linked tanker

The U.S. Navy says its investigators have concluded that an Iranian drone was used to bomb an oil tanker linked to an Israeli billionaire last week
2 months ago
US Navy probe: Iranian drone struck Israeli-linked tanker
2 months ago

Blinken attends 'historic' Israeli, Arab summit amid Iran deal tensions, Palestinian opposition

Monday's meeting brought together Israel and the U.S. with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Morocco.
2 months ago
Blinken attends 'historic' Israeli-Arab summit amid Iran deal tensions
2 months ago

Fears grow of renewed violence in Israel ahead of Ramadan amid deadly shootings

A wave of violence in Israel has raised concerns among political leaders and analysts about escalating attacks.
2 months ago
As violence hits Tel Aviv suburb, Israel vows tough response
2 months ago

Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank

In two volatile spots in the occupied West Bank, Israel has installed robotic weapons that can fire tear gas, stun grenades and sponge-tipped bullets at Palestinian protesters
2 months ago
Israel deploys remote-controlled robotic guns in West Bank
2 months ago

Palestinians: Israeli forces kill teenage girl in West Bank

The Palestinian Health Ministry says Israeli forces shot and killed a 15-year-old Palestinian girl during a pre-dawn raid in the occupied West Bank
2 months ago
Palestinians: Israeli forces kill woman in West Bank raid