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June 21, 2021, 2:00 PM

Palestinians say Israel has eased some restrictions on Gaza

Palestinian officials say Israel has eased some restrictions on the Gaza Strip that had threatened a fragile cease-fire
June 21, 2021, 2:00 PM
Palestinians say Israel has eased some restrictions on Gaza
June 21, 2021, 10:08 AM

Israeli foreign minister to make first visit to UAE

Israel's new foreign minister will head to the United Arab Emirates next week for the first known visit by a top Israeli diplomat to the Gulf Arab country
June 21, 2021, 10:08 AM
Israeli foreign minister to make first visit to UAE
June 20, 2021, 5:05 PM

Israel arrests Arab suspects in mob killing of Jewish man

An Israeli Jewish man was killed during a wave of ethnic violence last month.
June 20, 2021, 5:05 PM
June 18, 2021, 12:50 PM

Israel bombs Gaza City in 2nd day of strikes

Israel bombed Gaza for the second straight day Thursday as a cease-fire signed last month appeared to be falling apart between the two sides.
June 18, 2021, 12:50 PM
Israel bombs Gaza City in 2nd day of strikes
June 18, 2021, 11:35 AM

Israel bombs Gaza City in 2nd day of strikes since breaking cease-fire

The two sides agreed to a cease-fire that was approved on May 20.
June 18, 2021, 11:35 AM
Israel bombs Gaza City in 2nd day of strikes since breaking cease-fire
June 17, 2021, 10:28 PM

Israel strikes Gaza after Hamas fires incendiary balloons

Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a shaky cease-fire ended last month’s 11-day war
June 17, 2021, 10:28 PM
Palestinian teen shot by Israeli troops in West Bank dies
June 16, 2021, 7:27 PM

Israeli airstrikes target Gaza sites, first since cease-fire

The airstrikes targeted facilities used by Hamas militants to plan attacks.
June 16, 2021, 7:27 PM
June 15, 2021, 4:15 AM

By the Numbers: Israeli prime minister ousted

A look at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year run in office, the longest in Israel’s history, and the vote to unseat him.
June 15, 2021, 4:15 AM
By the Numbers: Israeli prime minister ousted
June 15, 2021, 3:38 AM

Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israeli Prime Minister

Benjamin Netanyahu, who has led Israel for the last 12 years, was voted out of office Sunday. The new prime minister for the next two years will be Naftali Bennett.
June 15, 2021, 3:38 AM
Benjamin Netanyahu ousted as Israeli Prime Minister
June 14, 2021, 7:11 PM

Israel OKs contentious Jerusalem march, weeks after war

Israel’s new government has granted approval for a contentious parade by Israeli nationalists through Palestinian areas around Jerusalem’s Old City
June 14, 2021, 7:11 PM
June 14, 2021, 4:13 PM

Israel elects new government, ousts longtime PM Benjamin Netanyahu

Naftali Bennett takes over as prime minister after he joined with political opponents to force Netanyahu out.
June 14, 2021, 4:13 PM
Israel elects new government, ousts longtime PM Benjamin Netanyahu
June 14, 2021, 12:11 PM

Israel's Netanyahu ousted by coalition

The reign of the country's longest serving leader came to an end on Sunday after he was cast out by just one vote by parliament.
June 14, 2021, 12:11 PM
Israel's Netanyahu ousted by coalition
June 13, 2021, 11:57 PM

Israel elects new prime minister

Benjamin Netanyahu was ousted after Naftali Bennett won a very close race.
June 13, 2021, 11:57 PM
Israel elects new prime minister
June 13, 2021, 11:15 PM

Netanyahu ousted following Knesset vote

Benjamin Netanyahu has been ousted as Israel prime minister and Naftali Bennett is now the PM following Knesset vote.
June 13, 2021, 11:15 PM
Netanyahu ousted following Knesset vote
June 13, 2021, 10:08 PM

Israelis cheer as new coalition government approved

Naftali Bennett has ousted former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after a narrow 60-59 vote in parliament.
June 13, 2021, 10:08 PM
Israelis cheer as new coalition government approved
June 13, 2021, 9:05 PM

Israel swears in new coalition, ending Netanyahu's long rule

Israel’s parliament has voted in favor of a new coalition government.
June 13, 2021, 9:05 PM
June 10, 2021, 10:45 PM

Rep. Omar says she wasn't equating US, Israel and terrorists

Rep. Ilhan Omar is moving to deescalate a bitter fight with Jewish Democratic lawmakers over the Middle East
June 10, 2021, 10:45 PM
June 10, 2021, 11:19 AM

Antisemitism surged across US during Gaza conflict, part of multi-year rise: Advocates

Antisemitism, which has been rising in the U.S. in recent years, has surged in the wake of May's deadly 11-day war between Israel and Hamas.
June 10, 2021, 11:19 AM
Jewish community confronts rising antisemitism fueled by Gaza conflict
June 7, 2021, 9:11 PM

If Netanyahu ousted, what next for US-Israeli relations?

If longtime Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets ousted, what could it mean for US-Israeli relations?
June 7, 2021, 9:11 PM
If Netanyahu ousted, what next for US-Israeli relations?
June 6, 2021, 8:48 PM

Israeli space scientist hurt in riot dies of injuries

Avi Har-Even, 84, once headed Israel’s space agency.
June 6, 2021, 8:48 PM
June 3, 2021, 3:04 PM

Opponents of Israel’s Netanyahu reach coalition deal

The opponents of the Israeli prime minister announced they have reached an agreement to form a new government coalition, which is expected to bring an end to his 12-year run.
June 3, 2021, 3:04 PM
Opponents of Israel’s Netanyahu reach coalition deal
June 3, 2021, 4:22 AM

Israeli party coalition may end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year reign

ABC News’ Ian Pannell explains the announcement of a new coalition and what this could mean for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s political future.
June 3, 2021, 4:22 AM
Israeli party coalition may end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year reign
June 2, 2021, 12:10 PM

Herzog, scion of prominent Israeli family, elected president

Isaac Herzog, a veteran politician and the scion of a prominent Israeli family, has been elected president
June 2, 2021, 12:10 PM
Herzog, scion of prominent Israeli family, elected president
June 2, 2021, 12:00 PM

Israel’s Netanyahu faces uncertain future as government deadline looms

The country’s longest-serving leader could be out of office for the first time in 12 years if his opponents manage to form a government on Wednesday.
June 2, 2021, 12:00 PM
Israel’s Netanyahu faces uncertain future as government deadline looms
June 1, 2021, 7:04 PM

Who killed 11-year-old Dima Asaliah?: Reporter's notebook

Who killed 11-year-old Dima Asaliah?: Reporter's notebook
June 1, 2021, 7:04 PM
Who killed 11-year-old Dima Asaliah?: Reporter's notebook
June 1, 2021, 2:11 PM
Shattered rooms show Gaza war's toll on children
May 31, 2021, 7:51 PM

US Sen Cruz: Biden showed 'weakness,' emboldened Hamas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz says President Joe Biden is being soft on Israel's foes and inviting more violence
May 31, 2021, 7:51 PM
Sen. Cruz: Biden showed 'weakness,' emboldened Hamas
May 31, 2021, 5:06 PM

After Gaza war, Hamas chief calls for Israel prisoner swap

Hamas’s top leader in the Gaza Strip has expressed optimism about reaching a prisoner exchange with Israel
May 31, 2021, 5:06 PM
May 31, 2021, 12:18 AM

Netanyahu could lose PM job as rivals attempt to join forces

Israeli PM’s opponents appear to be moving closer toward a coalition deal.
May 31, 2021, 12:18 AM
May 29, 2021, 2:30 PM

A lifesaving organ donation bridges the divide in Israel

ABC News’ Matt Gutman reports on a kidney donation born out of tragedy in Israel that brings a glimmer of hope to the conflict-torn country.
May 29, 2021, 2:30 PM
A lifesaving organ donation bridges the divide in Israel
May 28, 2021, 10:44 AM

Family donates organs of man killed in Israel-Palestine conflict

Ira Yehoushua’s husband, Yigal, was killed during clashes between Palestinian Israelis and police. The Jewish family donated his organs to a Palestinian woman, Randa Oweis.
May 28, 2021, 10:44 AM
Family donates organs of man killed in Israel-Palestine conflict
May 28, 2021, 10:31 AM

Jewish family donates kidney of Israeli man to Palestinian woman

A story of hope between two families after almost two weeks of fighting in the Middle East.
May 28, 2021, 10:31 AM
Family donates kidney of Israeli man to Palestinian woman
1 month ago

Egypt invites Hamas, Palestinians, Israel for further talks

Egypt has invited Israel, Hamas and the Palestinian Authority for separate talks that aim at consolidating the cease-fire that ended an 11-day war between Israel and the Gaza Strip’s militant Hamas rulers, an Egyptian intelligence official said Thursday
1 month ago
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US citizen working for Hamas killed in Israeli air strike

A U.S. citizen and his father working for Hamas were killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza this month.
1 month ago
US citizen working for Hamas killed in Israeli air strike
1 month ago

Blinken seeks to fix Palestinian ties on maiden Mideast trip

Blinken has vowed to “rally international support” for Gaza.
1 month ago
Blinken: US will aid Gaza without helping Hamas
1 month ago

What is next for Gaza after the ceasefire?: Reporter's notebook

Exactly 12 hours after militants in Gaza fired the last pot shots into Israel before the ceasefire went into effect, we crossed a haphazard Hamas checkpoint into Gaza.
1 month ago
What is next for Gaza after the ceasefire?: Reporter's notebook
1 month ago

Arab woman gets kidney from Jewish man killed in Israel riot

A Jewish man killed during an eruption of Mideast violence has given new life to an Arab woman in bitter times
1 month ago
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Blinken to meet with Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid cease-fire

The focus turns to the humanitarian situation after more than 70,000 people were displaced from their homes in Gaza.
1 month ago
Blinken to meet with Israeli, Palestinian leaders amid cease-fire
1 month ago

Blinken off to Mideast to secure Gaza truce, push for aid

Secretary of State Antony Blinken is heading to the Middle East to press the Israelis, Palestinians and regional players to build on and strengthen last week’s Gaza cease-fire
1 month ago
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Israeli soldier, civilian wounded in Jerusalem stabbing

An Israeli soldier and a civilian have been stabbed near a light rail station in east Jerusalem
1 month ago
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US reaches out to Palestinian leaders many angrily reject

The U.S. and the international community are planning to engage with the Palestinians to revive peace efforts, after weeks of unrest and a devastating 11-day war in Gaza
1 month ago
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White House concerned about humanitarian situation in Gaza

Matt Gutman reports on the latest news in the Middle East following the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas late last week.
1 month ago
White House concerned about humanitarian situation in Gaza
1 month ago

Israel moves tanks away from Gaza border

Eleven days of fighting claimed more than 200 lives and destroyed hundreds of homes.
1 month ago
Israel moves tanks away from Gaza border
1 month ago

Israeli police escort Jews to flashpoint Jerusalem site

Police actions at the Jerusalem site ignited protests that triggered war in Gaza
1 month ago
1 month ago

Fragile cease-fire in Mideast continues

Tensions are still high as people take to the streets during new protests in Jerusalem and Gaza.
1 month ago
Fragile cease-fire in Mideast continues
1 month ago

Israel, Palestine 'entitled' to 2-state solution: Secretary of State Blinken

George Stephanopoulos interviews Secretary of State Antony Blinken on "This Week."
1 month ago
Israel, Palestine 'entitled' to 2-state solution: Secretary of State Blinken
1 month ago

Israel-Hamas cease-fire put US in position 'to building something more positive': Blinken

Secretary of State Antony Blinken joined ABC's "This Week" Sunday to discuss the U.S. response to the conflict between Israel and Hamas and the recent cease-fire.
1 month ago
Israel-Hamas cease-fire put US in position to build something more positive: Blinken
1 month ago

Cease-fire continues to hold in Middle East

Israeli police used stun grenades to disperse Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem.
1 month ago
Cease-fire continues to hold in Middle East
1 month ago

Hamas defiant with military parade, appearance of top leader

Hundreds of Hamas fighters brandishing assault rifles paraded in Gaza City.
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The Latest: UN Security Council urges aid for Palestinians

U.N. Security Council welcomes the cease-fire between Israel and Hamas.
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