Israel’s president said Sunday that he will give Benny Gantz the chance to form a government, but will first hold talks on a possible interim alliance involving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Continue Reading
Newly elected Israeli MP Iman al-Khatib, greeting supporters in Nazareth, shook hands with women but tapped her heart with her right hand for men. The gestures signalled the Muslim identity of the woman who is about to become Israel’s first hijab-wearing MP and part of a group of Arab women poised to expand their voice in Israel’s male-dominated politics. Continue Reading
In the Israeli Arab town of Umm al-Fahm residents are scared and angry over US President Donald Trump’s peace plan which sees them as part of a future Palestinian state. Continue Reading
The International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor has said she wanted to open a full investigation into alleged war crimes in the Palestinian territories, sparking a furious reaction from Israel and condemnation from the United States. Continue Reading
Israel’s air force targeted Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas for a second time in 24 hours late after renewed fire from the Palestinian enclave, the army said.
“Your story continues to inspire everyone. It is one of miracle and hope overcoming tragedy and immeasurable loss,” Modi stressed in his message. Continue Reading