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August 9, 2022, 7:38 PM

Palestinians: Israeli troops kill 3 militants in West Bank

Israeli troops killed three Palestinian militants in a shootout in the occupied West Bank, during an arrest operation in the city of Nablus
August 9, 2022, 7:38 PM
August 9, 2022, 1:40 AM

Israeli ex-minister sentenced over Australia sex abuse case

An Israeli court sentenced a former health minister to probation and a fine.
August 9, 2022, 1:40 AM
August 8, 2022, 10:10 PM

Misfired rockets may have killed over a dozen in Gaza battle

Israel says the errant rockets were fired by the Palestinian side.
August 8, 2022, 10:10 PM
August 8, 2022, 8:41 PM

As Israel-Palestinian truce holds, Gaza power plant restarts

With a cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants holding after nearly three days of violence, Gaza’s sole power plant resumed operations
August 8, 2022, 8:41 PM
August 8, 2022, 11:46 AM

Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad reach fragile cease-fire

ABC News' Erielle Reshef reports on the Egyptian-brokered cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad after a weekend of rocket launches, landings, interceptions and deaths in Gaza.
August 8, 2022, 11:46 AM
Israel and Palestinian Islamic Jihad reach fragile cease-fire
August 8, 2022, 8:14 AM

Analysis: Israeli PM's Gaza gamble seems to have paid off

Israel’s caretaker PM took a gamble with a preemptive strike against militants.
August 8, 2022, 8:14 AM
Analysis: Israeli PM's Gaza gamble seems to have paid off
August 8, 2022, 4:35 AM

Cease-fire between Palestinians, Israel takes effect in Gaza

A cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants has taken effect in a bid to end nearly three days of violence that has killed dozens of Palestinians
August 8, 2022, 4:35 AM
Israeli airstrike kills 2nd top Islamic Jihad commander
August 8, 2022, 12:42 AM

Israel strikes what it calls terrorist targets

Heavy fighting over the last three days has claimed the lives of at least 41 people in Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said.
August 8, 2022, 12:42 AM
Israel strikes what it calls terrorist targets
August 7, 2022, 4:55 AM

Conflict between Israel and Islamic Jihad intensifies

Israeli jets hit targets in Gaza City, bringing the heaviest attack yet in the latest round of strikes.
August 7, 2022, 4:55 AM
Conflict between Israel and Islamic Jihad intensifies
August 6, 2022, 9:58 PM

Israel, militants trade fire as Gaza death toll climbs to 24

Israeli airstrikes have flattened homes in Gaza and Palestinian rocket barrages into southern Israel are persisting for a second day, raising fears of another major escalation in the Mideast conflict
August 6, 2022, 9:58 PM
Israel and Gaza militants exchange fire after deadly strikes
August 6, 2022, 1:45 PM

Escalating violence in Middle East as Israelis airstrike Gaza

Israeli Prime Minster Yair Lapid, who was elected in November, said the attacks were launched in response to "concrete threats."
August 6, 2022, 1:45 PM
Escalating violence in Middle East as Israelis airstrike Gaza
August 5, 2022, 9:23 PM

Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant

Israel unleashed a wave of airstrikes on Gaza, killing at least 10 people, including a senior militant
August 5, 2022, 9:23 PM
Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 10, including senior militant
August 1, 2022, 6:36 PM

Lebanon, Israel closer to deal in maritime border dispute

Lebanese officials and a U.S. envoy say Lebanon and Israel are getting closer to reaching a deal in a maritime border dispute between the two neighbors
August 1, 2022, 6:36 PM
Lebanon, Israel closer to deal in maritime border dispute
July 29, 2022, 1:39 PM

Palestinians say Israeli fire kills teen in West Bank rally

The Palestinian Health Ministry says a 16-year-old Palestinian died afternoon shortly after he was wounded by Israeli army fire in the occupied West Bank
July 29, 2022, 1:39 PM
Palestinians say Israeli fire kills teen in West Bank rally
July 26, 2022, 9:49 AM

Israel demolishes homes of suspected Palestinian attackers

The Israeli military says it has demolished the homes of two Palestinians suspected of killing an Israeli security guard in a West Bank settlement in April
July 26, 2022, 9:49 AM
Israel demolishes homes of suspected Palestinian attackers
July 24, 2022, 10:08 AM

Palestinians: Israeli forces kill 2 in West Bank gun battle

Israeli police say troops and special forces on an arrest mission exchanged fire with armed Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on Sunday
July 24, 2022, 10:08 AM
Palestinians: Israeli forces kill 2 in West Bank gun battle
July 21, 2022, 10:58 AM

Former Israeli PM denies blame for deadly stampede

The stampede was the worst civilian disaster in the country’s history.
July 21, 2022, 10:58 AM
Former Israeli PM denies blame for deadly stampede
1 month ago

Saudi Arabia opens its airspace, ending a ban on flights to and from Israel

ABC News deputy political director Averi Harper on President Biden landing in Saudi Arabia and his plan to meet with Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman.
1 month ago
Saudi Arabia opens its airspace, ending a ban on flights to and from Israel
1 month ago

Biden meets with Holocaust survivors at memorial in Jerusalem

President Joe Biden visited the Yad Vashem Holocaust Remembrance Center in Jerusalem on Wednesday and spoke intimately with two American Holocaust survivors.
1 month ago
Biden meets with Holocaust survivors at memorial in Jerusalem
1 month ago

Parents of slain Israeli-American girl seek Biden meeting

An Israel-American girl killed was in a 2001 suicide bombing in Jerusalem.
1 month ago
1 month ago

Palestinian leader, Israeli PM hold first call in years

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has received a call from Israel’s caretaker prime minister, Yair Lapid, the first such conversation between Abbas and an Israeli premier in years
1 month ago
Palestinian leader, Israeli PM hold first call in years
1 month ago

Ben & Jerry's ice cream fight in Israel heats up

The Vermont-based ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is suing its corporate parent Unilever over a plan that would allow its product to be sold in east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank
1 month ago
Ben & Jerry's ice cream fight in Israel heats up
1 month ago

As Israel heads back to elections, Lapid stakes out vision

Israel’s parliament has voted to dissolve itself, triggering the country’s fifth election in just over three years
1 month ago
Israel's parliament dissolves, sets 5th election in 4 years
1 month ago

Israel loosens abortion regulations in response to Roe

Israel has eased its regulations for women seeking to undergo abortions in response to the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade
1 month ago
Israel loosens abortion regulations in response to Roe
2 months ago

US envoy to Israel lives in a luxe rental, a Trump legacy

The house is a legacy of the Trump administration.
2 months ago
US envoy to Israel lives in a luxe rental, a Trump legacy
2 months ago

Israel lawmakers take 1st step toward dissolving parliament

Israeli lawmakers have voted in favor of dissolving parliament in a preliminary vote, setting the wheels in motion to send the country to its fifth national election in 3 1/2 years
2 months ago
Israel lawmakers take 1st step toward dissolving parliament
2 months ago

Israel to dissolve parliament, call 5th election in 3 years

Israel’s weakened coalition government has announced that it will dissolve parliament and call new elections
2 months ago
Israel coalition agrees to dissolve, hold new elections
2 months ago

Israel says regional alliance has thwarted Iranian attacks

Israel’s defense minister says that Israel is helping build a U.S.-led regional air-defense alliance against Iran and that the partnership has already thwarted attempted Iranian attacks
2 months ago
Israel says regional alliance has thwarted Iranian attacks
2 months ago

Israeli forces kill Palestinian near separation barrier

The military said the man shot was trying to cross illegally into Israel.
2 months ago
Israeli forces kill Palestinian near separation barrier
2 months ago

Israeli troops kill 3 Palestinians in West Bank gunbattle

Israeli forces have shot dead three Palestinians and wounded at least eight others during a military operation in the occupied West Bank town of Jenin
2 months ago
2 months ago

Israeli court finds Gaza aid worker guilty on terror charges

An Israeli court has found a Gaza aid worker guilty of several terrorism charges
2 months ago
Israeli court finds Gaza aid worker guilty on terror charges
2 months ago

Biden to visit 'pariah' Saudi Arabia and Israel next month

President Joe Biden will make his first trip to the Middle East next month with visits to Israel, the occupied West Bank and Saudi Arabia
2 months ago
Biden to visit Israel and 'pariah' Saudi Arabia next month
2 months ago

Pride parade in Tel Aviv draws tens of thousands

Tens of thousands of people are attending this year’s Pride Parade in Tel Aviv
2 months ago
Pride parade in Tel Aviv draws tens of thousands
2 months ago

Israeli settlers at risk of losing special West Bank status

Israeli settlers in the occupied West Bank may soon get a taste of the military rule that Palestinians have been living under for 55 years
2 months ago
Israeli settlers at risk of losing special West Bank status
2 months ago

Israeli coalition suffers loss, faces uncertain prospects

Israel’s ruling coalition is gearing up for a major test.
2 months ago
Israeli coalition could crumble over settler laws vote
2 months ago

Israeli nationalists wage battle against Palestinian flag

The fracas over the flag tells a broader story.
2 months ago
Israeli nationalists wage battle against Palestinian flag
2 months ago

Israeli troops kill 2 Palestinians, one an alleged attacker

Israeli troops have shot and killed a Palestinian woman in the occupied West Bank who they said had approached them while carrying a knife
2 months ago
Israeli troops shoot, kill Palestinian woman in West Bank
2 months ago

Israel, UAE sign free trade deal, first with an Arab country

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have signed a free trade agreement, the first Israel has concluded with an Arab country
2 months ago
Israel, UAE sign free trade deal, first with an Arab country
2 months ago

Aging Japanese militant in Beirut marks 1972 Israel attack

He spent more than a decade in an Israeli prison for his part in a deadly attack
2 months ago
2 months ago

Israeli PM defends march marked by violence, racism

Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has defended an annual march that celebrated Israel’s takeover of east Jerusalem and was marked by violence and anti-Palestinian racism
2 months ago
Israeli PM defends march marked by violence, racism
2 months ago

Israeli nationalists chant racist slogans in Jerusalem march

Palestinians barricaded inside the Al Aqsa Mosque threw rocks and fireworks.
2 months ago
Unrest erupts at Jerusalem site ahead of nationalist march
3 months ago

US has not been asked to help in probe of reporter's killing

The State Department says neither Israel nor the Palestinian Authority has formally requested U.S. assistance in the investigation of the killing of a Palestinian-American reporter in the occupied West Bank
3 months ago
US has not been asked to help in probe of reporter's killing
3 months ago

Review suggests Israeli fire killed reporter, no final word

Who killed Shireen Abu Akleh
3 months ago
3 months ago

Israeli court sentences Palestinian jailbreakers to 5 years

An Israeli court has sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunneling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility
3 months ago
Israeli court sentences Palestinian jailbreakers to 5 years
3 months ago

Palestinian teen shot in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank

The Palestinian Health Ministry says Israeli troops have shot and killed a 17-year-old Palestinian militant during a raid in the occupied West Bank
3 months ago
Palestinian teen shot in Israeli raid in occupied West Bank
3 months ago

Israeli military ID's gun that may have killed journalist

The Israeli military says it has identified a soldier's rifle that may have killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh
3 months ago
Israeli military IDs gun that may have killed journalist
3 months ago

Israel approves ultranationalist Jewish march in Jerusalem

Israeli authorities say they have given the go-ahead for a march of flag-waving Jewish nationalists to walk through the heart of the main Palestinian thoroughfare in Jerusalem’s Old City later this month
3 months ago
Israel approves ultranationalist Jewish march in Jerusalem
3 months ago

Israeli PM welcomes expansion of West Bank settlements

Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett has welcomed a recent decision to expand Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank
3 months ago
Israeli PM welcomes expansion of West Bank settlements
3 months ago

Palestinian gunman dies days after clash with Israeli troops

An Israeli hospital says a Palestinian gunman has died after being critically wounded in clashes with Israeli troops
3 months ago
Palestinian gunman dies days after clash with Israeli troops
3 months ago

Prominent Israeli peace negotiator Uri Savir dies at 69

Israeli media are reporting that Uri Savir, a prominent Israeli peace negotiator and dogged believer in the need for a settlement with the Palestinians, has died
3 months ago
Prominent Israeli peace negotiator Uri Savir dies at 69