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Israeli army: Rocket from Gaza hits south Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip Thursday evening landed in south of the country, breaking weeks...

Trump-era spike in Israeli settlement growth has only begun

EFRAT, West Bank (AP) — An aggressive Israeli settlement spree during the Trump era pushed deeper than ever into the occupied West Bank —...

Muslims mark Ramadan amid virus surge and new restrictions

MECCA, Saudi Arabia (AP) — Muslims in many parts of the world marked the start of Ramadan on Tuesday, but a spike in coronavirus...

Jordanian prince makes first public appearance since arrest

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Jordan's Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting...

March of the Living honors medical workers battling COVID-19

JERUSALEM (AP) — Like so many mothers, Raul Artal’s insisted that her son was going to be a doctor. ...

Israeli academic won’t receive prize after signing petition

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top court on Thursday upheld a Cabinet minister's decision to temporarily block a prominent academic from receiving the country's highest...

Jordan king doubles down on sedition claims against brother

BEIRUT (AP) — Jordan's King Abdullah II addressed the unprecedented public rift within the royal family for the first time Wednesday, portraying it as...

Jordan issues gag order as new audio backs prince’s claims

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordan imposed a sweeping gag order on coverage of its palace feud Tuesday after a recording indicated that authorities tried to...

Netanyahu asked to form new government, but faces long odds

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s president on Tuesday handed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the difficult task of trying to form a new government, giving the...

Israel’s Netanyahu in court as parties weigh in on his fate

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s corruption trial resumed Monday, with a key witness painting a picture of an image-obsessed Israeli leader forcing...

Jordan’s king sends tough message on dissent in royal family

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jordanian authorities said Sunday they foiled a “malicious plot” by a former crown prince to destabilize the kingdom with foreign support,...

Hymns through masks: Christians mark another pandemic Easter

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Christianity’s most joyous feast day was celebrated worldwide with the faithful spaced apart in pews and singing choruses of “Hallelujah”...

Christians mark Good Friday, Holy Week under virus woes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Christians in the Holy Land marked Good Friday without the mass pilgrimages usually seen in the days leading up to Easter...

Israel’s dilemma: Can the unvaccinated return to workplaces?

JERUSALEM (AP) — After spending much of the past year in lockdown, Tel Aviv makeup artist Artyom Kavnatsky was ready to get back to...

Imprisoned Palestinian leader’s entry shakes up planned vote

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A popular Palestinian leader imprisoned by Israel has registered his own parliamentary list in May elections, his supporters said...

Biden administration quietly ramping up aid to Palestinians

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is quietly ramping up assistance to the Palestinians after former President Donald Trump cut off nearly all aid....

Final vote results show major setback for Israel’s Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his right-wing allies fell short of winning a parliamentary majority in Israel’s latest election, according to...

Israel appears mired in deadlock as votes are tallied

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Wednesday appeared to be barreling toward another political stalemate after what was shaping up to be its fourth inconclusive...

Tight Israeli vote means Arab Islamist could choose next PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — After a hard-fought election, an Arab Islamist could choose Israel's next prime minister. ...

No clear winner in Israeli election, signaling more deadlock

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli parliamentary elections on Tuesday resulted in a virtual deadlock for a fourth time in the past two years, exit polls...

Far-right party set to gain new influence after Israeli vote

JERUSALEM (AP) — An alliance of far-right groups including openly racist and homophobic candidates appears poised to enter Israel's parliament, possibly as an indispensable...

EXPLAINER: Israelis vote in fourth election in 2 years

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is holding its fourth election in two years on Tuesday, with nearly 6.6 million citizens eligible to vote for the...

Israeli election seen as referendum on divisive Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israelis vote Tuesday in their fourth parliamentary election in just two years. Once again, the race boils down to a referendum...

EXPLAINER: Players in Israel’s fourth election in 2 years

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is holding its fourth parliamentary election in two years, the product of protracted political deadlock and disagreement over longtime leader...

Final polls: Israeli PM’s fate rests on razor-thin margins

JERUSALEM (AP) — A final batch of polls by Israeli media outlets on Friday showed a razor-thin election, with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fate...

Palestinians get 60,000 vaccine doses through WHO program

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Authority said Wednesday it will receive just over 60,000 coronavirus vaccine doses over the next 48 hours, the first...

Israeli experts announce discovery of more Dead Sea scrolls

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli archaeologists on Tuesday announced the discovery of dozens of Dead Sea Scroll fragments bearing a biblical text found in a...

Kosovo opens embassy to Israel in Jerusalem

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday it has formally opened its embassy to Israel in the disputed city of Jerusalem. ...

Israeli settlers attack Palestinian family in West Bank

JERUSALEM (AP) — A group of Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian family on Saturday near a settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank, an...

Israel, Greece, Cyprus hold naval drill as they deepen ties

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military said Friday that it has conducted a joint naval exercise with Greece and Cyprus, in the latest sign...

Israel’s Netanyahu cancels UAE trip in pre-election setback

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called off a visit to the United Arab Emirates on Thursday, citing a diplomatic disagreement with...

After outcry, Israeli museum calls off sale of Islamic art

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s premier museum for Islamic art has scrapped the planned auction of scores of rare and precious items after public outcry...

With many vaccinated, Israel reopens economy before election

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel reopened most of its economy Sunday as it removed many of its remaining coronavirus lockdown restrictions, lifted by its successful...

Israel postpones drive to vaccinate Palestinian workers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Friday postponed plans to vaccinate Palestinians who work inside the country and its West Bank settlements until further notice....

ICC launches war crimes probe into Israeli practices

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor on Wednesday launched an investigation into alleged crimes in the Palestinian territories, turning the tribunal’s...

Israel suspects Iran connection to Mediterranean oil spill

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities said Wednesday that a Libyan-owned tanker suspected of smuggling oil from Iran to Syria was responsible for spilling tons...

Israeli attorney general slams Netanyahu’s vaccine diplomacy

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s attorney general has warned Benjamin Netanyahu that he cannot single-handedly share the country's surplus vaccines with far-flung allies in Africa,...

Kosovo ties with Israel face strong resistance from Turkey

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s prime minister-designate has found himself in a difficult diplomatic position ahead of taking the post following his country’s diplomatic...

Netanyahu accuses Iran of attacking Israeli-owned cargo ship

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday accused Iran of attacking an Israeli-owned ship in the Gulf of Oman last week,...

Purim celebrations threaten fresh virus outbreak in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Mass gatherings took place in Jerusalem on Sunday as Israelis celebrated the Jewish holiday of Purim in violation of coronavirus restrictions. ...

Israeli plan to share vaccines frozen by legal questions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's controversial plan to ship surplus coronavirus vaccines to a group of allied nations was frozen Thursday...

Diplomatic doses: Israel shares vaccines with allied nations

JERUSALEM (AP) — After jumping out to a quick start in its vaccination campaign, Israel announced Tuesday that it has decided to share a...

In Israel and beyond, virus vaccines bring political power

JERUSALEM (AP) — Forget about oil and arms. Coronavirus vaccines are emerging as the newest currency of choice in the Middle East. ...

Palestinian president’s rival promises vaccines for Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United Arab Emirates is sending 20,000 doses of the Russian coronavirus vaccine to the Gaza Strip, a...

After delay, Israel allows vaccines into Hamas-run Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel allowed the Palestinian Authority to deliver the first coronavirus vaccines to the Gaza Strip on Wednesday despite...

Pandemic politicking: Israel’s election sprint echoes US’s

JERUSALEM (AP) — In Israel, the sprint to the March 23 election is striking a notable resemblance to the American presidential brawl in 2020. ...

The Latest: Miss. says out-of-staters showing up for vaccine

JACKSON, Miss. — Officials in Mississippi say about 2% of the coronavirus vaccinations given so far in the state have gone to people with...

Israeli PM pleads not guilty as corruption trial resumes

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pleaded not guilty Monday as his trial on corruption charges resumed in a Jerusalem courtroom just...

EXPLAINER: Israeli settlements may face new scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s ongoing building of settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem would likely be more vulnerable to prosecution than its...

Welcoming ICC ruling, Palestinian family hopes for justice

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The father of a Palestinian boy killed in an Israeli missile strike in 2014 expressed renewed hope for...

ICC clears way for war crimes probe of Israeli actions

JERUSALEM (AP) — The International Criminal Court said Friday that its jurisdiction extends to territories occupied by Israel in the 1967 Mideast war, potentially...

Thousands join in Jerusalem funerals, flout pandemic rules

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Israelis thronged a pair of funerals for two prominent rabbis in Jerusalem on Sunday, flouting the country's ban...

Israel to give some coronavirus vaccines to Palestinians

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has agreed to transfer 5,000 doses of the coronavirus vaccine to the Palestinians to immunize front-line medical workers, Israeli Defense...

By Sea of Galilee, archaeologists find ruins of early mosque

TIBERIAS, Israel (AP) — Archaeologists in Israel say they have discovered the remnants of an early mosque — believed to date to the earliest...

Ultra-Orthodox unrest threatens Netanyahu reelection hopes

JERUSALEM (AP) — As he seeks reelection, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned to a straightforward strategy: Count on the rock-solid support of...

U.S. announces restoration of relations with Palestinians

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration announced Tuesday it was restoring relations with the Palestinians and renewing aid to Palestinian refugees,...

Israel extradites woman wanted for sex crimes to Australia

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Monday extradited a former teacher accused of sexually abusing her former students in Australia, capping a six-year legal...

Israel targets flights, religious scofflaws, as virus rages

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday said Israel will be closing its international airport to nearly all flights, while Israeli police...

Israel’s struggling Labor party chooses new leader

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Labor Party on Sunday chose Merav Michaeli, a veteran lawmaker and former journalist, as its new leader ahead of March...

Israel opens embassy in UAE, expanding new relations

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Sunday said it has opened its embassy in the United Arab Emirates, following through on last year’s U.S.-brokered agreement...

Palestinians ask Europe to send monitors for elections

Palestinian election officials on Sunday invited the European Union to send observers to monitor upcoming elections planned for the Palestinian legislature and presidency. ...

Ultra-Orthodox attack Israeli police amid lockdown tensions

JERUSALEM (AP) — Ultra-Orthodox Jews attacked an unmarked Israeli police vehicle overnight, pelting it with stones and smashing the windows while officers were inside,...

Israel moves to rein in rights group over ‘apartheid’ use

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel's education minister says he is banning groups that call Israel an “apartheid state” from lecturing at schools —...

Israel trades Pfizer doses for medical data in vaccine blitz

JERUSALEM (AP) — After sprinting ahead in the race to inoculate its population against the coronavirus, Israel has struck a deal with Pfizer, promising...

Israel OKs hundreds of settlement homes in last-minute push

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities on Sunday advanced plans to build nearly 800 homes in West Bank settlements, in a last-minute surge of approvals...

Netanyahu rival hires anti-Trump Lincoln Project founders

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's top rival to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is getting some American help ahead of March 23 elections. ...

In cold weather, anti-Netanyahu protests continue in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of protesters braved a cold night in Jerusalem on Saturday to press on with their calls for Israeli Prime Minister...

Leaders like UK’s Johnson who wooed Trump face tricky reset

LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has said a lot of nice things about Donald Trump over the years, from expressing admiration...

Sheldon Adelson, casino mogul and GOP donor, dies at 87

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sheldon Adelson, who rose from a modest start as the son of an immigrant taxi driver to become a billionaire...

Israel announces new settler homes, risking Biden’s anger

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel on Monday advanced plans to build 800 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, a move that could strain...

Israel postpones Netanyahu’s trial amid virus lockdown

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has postponed the next hearing in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's corruption trial because of a tightened coronavirus lockdown that began...

Israeli prosecutors spell out allegations against Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli prosecutors on Sunday released an amended indictment spelling out detailed charges against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a corruption case...

Israeli protesters press on against PM Netanyahu

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis protested again Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding that the long-serving leader resign over corruption charges against...

Convicted US spy Pollard arrives in Israel, welcomed by PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jonathan Pollard, who spent 30 years in U.S. prison for spying for Israel, arrived in Israel early Wednesday with his wife,...

AP Interview: Owner confronts Israeli team’s racist past

JERUSALEM (AP) — At the age of 39, Moshe Hogeg has made millions of dollars trading in cryptocurrency, bought one of Israel’s most prominent...

Protests keep up against Israeli PM as new election looms

JERUSALEM (AP) — Hundreds of Israelis protested against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday, calling on the long-serving leader to resign just days after...

Kushner joins Israelis on landmark visit to Morocco

RABAT, Morocco (AP) — Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner led a delegation from Israel to Morocco on Tuesday on the first known direct...

Israel heads to new elections as government collapses

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s divided government collapsed early Wednesday, triggering the country’s fourth election in under two years and bringing an unprecedented threat to...

Israelis maintain anti-Netanyahu protests in wintry weather

JERUSALEM (AP) — A few thousand Israelis protested on Saturday against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, demanding that he resign in the face of corruption...

US Jews plan smaller Hanukkah celebrations amid virus

Jewish Americans from a variety of branches of the faith are celebrating Hanukkah with smaller-than-usual gatherings this year, in hopes of keeping the year-end...

A year after crash, Israel unveils new plan for moon landing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is again aiming for the moon. ...

UAE sheikh buys stake in controversial Israeli soccer club

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Beitar Jerusalem soccer club, which has gained notoriety for its racist fans and refusal to have an Arab player on...

Israeli police cleared in shooting of maimed Palestinian boy

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have cleared police of any wrongdoing in the case of a 9-year-old boy who lost an eye after apparently...

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of...

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of...

Israeli parliament takes step toward new national elections

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel took a major step toward plunging into its fourth national election in under two years on Wednesday as lawmakers —...

Israel transfers $1B to cash-strapped Palestinian Authority

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel transferred over $1 billion in taxes and customs duties it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority on Wednesday after...

Reports: Israeli PM flew to Saudi Arabia, met crown prince

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli media reported Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu flew to Saudi Arabia for a clandestine meeting with Crown Prince Mohammed...

Israeli army says Gaza militants fired a rocket at Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket toward Israel on Saturday night, setting off air-raid sirens in the southern...

Netanyahu: Convicted spy Pollard expected in Israel soon

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday welcomed the lifting of parole restrictions on Jonathan Pollard, the former U.S. Navy analyst...

Pompeo is 1st top US diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit an Israeli settlement in the...

Israel strikes Syria, killing 3 troops, after finding bombs

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli warplanes struck Iran-linked targets in Syria overnight after troops uncovered roadside bombs along the frontier in the Golan Heights, the...

Pompeo expected to visit Israeli settlement in parting gift

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's expected tour of a West Bank winery this week will be the first time a...

German FM warns unilateral action could hurt Mideast talks

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's foreign minister warned Tuesday against unilateral steps that could hurt Mideast peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians following the...

Israel advances plans in sensitive east Jerusalem settlement

JERUSALEM (AP) — A settlement watchdog group said Sunday Israel is moving ahead with new construction of hundreds of homes in a strategic east...

Israel’s settlements could test ties with Biden

JERUSALEM (AP) — President-elect Joe Biden may never forget Ramat Shlomo. ...

Saeb Erekat, longtime Palestinian spokesman, dies at 65

JERUSALEM (AP) — Saeb Erekat, a veteran peace negotiator and prominent international spokesman for the Palestinians for more than three decades, died on Tuesday,...

The Latest: Global coronavirus case total tops 50 million

BOSTON — The coronavirus has hit another sobering milestone: more than 50 million positive cases worldwide since the pandemic began. ...

Facebook removes Iranian accounts targeting Israel protests

JERUSALEM (AP) — Facebook says it has taken down several fake accounts based in Iran that had voiced support for protests against Israeli Prime...

Nation by nation, the world watches Election Day in the US

For four years, the world’s nations have watched as a very different American president engages with the international community — or doesn’t. ...

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