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Israeli foreign minister says annexation move unlikely Wednesday

Israel’s foreign minister said an announcement on the proposed annexation of occupied West Bank land was unlikely on Wednesday, the start-date set by prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition ...

A Palestinian man argues with an Israeli border policewoman during a protest marking the 72nd anniversary of Nakba and against Israeli plan to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, in the village of Sawiya near Nablus in the Israeli-occupied West Bank 15 May, 2020.

Spyware by Israel’s NSO used against journalist: Amnesty

Amnesty International said Monday that software developed by Israeli security firm NSO Group was used to attack a Moroccan journalist, the latest in a series of allegations against the company

Spyware by Israel’s NSO used against journalist: Amnesty

Israel reports 214 new COVID-19 cases, 18,569 in total

The number of new COVID-19 cases in Israel surpassed 200, for the first time since 25 April, according to the Ministry of Health

Women are pushed by Israeli border police during a demonstration against the oppression of black people in the US, the aggression of Israeli forces against Palestinians and domestic violence, in Jerusalem on 9 June.

Germany voices serious concern over Israeli annexation plan

Germany's foreign minister on Wednesday expressed serious concern to Israel about its plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, but he stopped short of threatening sanctions

Israeli foreign minister Gabi Ashkenazi and his German counterpart Heiko Maas greet each other during their meeting in Jerusalem on 10 June 2020

Israel's Netanyahu goes on trial for corruption

Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday became the first serving Israeli prime minister to go on trial, proclaiming his innocence in the corridor before walking into court to face charges of bribery, fraud and ...

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, wearing a face mask, stands inside the court room as his corruption trial opens at the Jerusalem District Court 24 May, 2020. Photo: Reuters

China's ambassador to Israel found dead

China's ambassador to Israel was found dead in his home in a Tel Aviv suburb on Sunday, an Israeli police spokesman said.

People and Israeli police are seen at the door of China's ambassador to Israel, Du Wei's home in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv, Israel.

Pompeo in Israel for talks on West Bank annexations

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo arrived in Israel Wednesday for talks on regional security and the country's plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank

A view shows the Israeli settlement of Ramat Givat Zeev in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on 19 March 2020

Israel reopens preschools

Israel partly reopened nurseries and kindergartens on Sunday, increasing the number of children who have returned to the education system as part of efforts to revive the economy by easing ...

Teacher shows children how to wash their hands at her kindergarten in Jerusalem.

Israel plans thousands of new homes in West Bank

Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who is trying to clinch a deal to form a coalition government, wants to start cabinet discussions on 1 July about declaring Israeli sovereignty over the settlements ...

US president Donald Trump and Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver joint remarks on a Middle East peace plan proposal in the East Room of the White House in Washington, US, on 28 January 2020

What do Israel's US-backed annexation plans mean for West Bank?

Kushner consulted widely with the Israelis on the initiative, but there was no input from the Palestinians after they cut all ties with the Trump administration accusing it of bias

A view shows the Israeli settlement of Ramat Givat Zeev in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on 19 March 2020
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