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Netanyahu seeks to soothe US concerns over settlement repeal

Israel's prime minister says his government has ''no intention" to return to four settlements in the occupied West Bank dismantled in 2005 under a law that was repealed by the Israeli parliament this week
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Netanyahu seeks to soothe US concerns over settlement repeal
March 22, 2023, 6:34 PM

Israeli army admits to covert influence campaign in Gaza war

The Israeli military says that it made a “mistake” in launching a secretive influence campaign on social media in an effort to improve the public’s view of Israel’s performance in its devastating war with Gaza militants in 2021
March 22, 2023, 6:34 PM
March 22, 2023, 6:02 PM

Syria says Israel attacked Aleppo airport, no casualties

Syria's state news agency says an Israeli airstrike targeted the international airport in the northern city of Aleppo, putting it out of service in the second attack on the facility this month
March 22, 2023, 6:02 PM
Syria says Israel attacked Aleppo airport, no casualties
March 20, 2023, 1:47 AM

Biden calls Israel's Netanyahu with judicial plan 'concern'

President Joe Biden spoke Sunday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to express "concern” over his government’s planned overhaul of the country’s judicial system that have sparked widespread protests across Israel and to encourage compromise
March 20, 2023, 1:47 AM
Biden calls Israel's Netanyahu with judicial plan 'concern'
March 19, 2023, 9:02 PM

Israel, Palestinians aim to curb violence as holiday nears

Israel and the Palestinians have pledged to take a series of steps to lower tensions ahead of a sensitive holiday season
March 19, 2023, 9:02 PM
March 18, 2023, 7:51 PM

Military: rocket fired from Gaza lands on southern Israel

Israel says Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired the rocket.
March 18, 2023, 7:51 PM
March 17, 2023, 8:17 AM

Former Israeli premier urges world leaders to shun Netanyahu

Israel’s former prime minister is urging world leaders to shun Israel’s current prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, as he presses ahead with a plan to overhaul Israel’s justice system
March 17, 2023, 8:17 AM
Israelis step up protests after Netanyahu rejects compromise
March 15, 2023, 6:47 PM

Israel says roadside bomb suspect may have come from Lebanon

The Israeli military says soldiers killed an armed man suspected of entering the country from Lebanon and blowing up a car, raising the risk of renewing tensions with Hezbollah
March 15, 2023, 6:47 PM
March 12, 2023, 5:49 PM

Israel to weigh action after Silicon Valley Bank collapse

Netanyahu says the government will determine whether to assist Israeli companies
March 12, 2023, 5:49 PM
March 12, 2023, 2:17 PM

3 Palestinian militants killed in attack on Israeli troops

Israeli forces fatally shot three Palestinian militants who opened fire on troops in the occupied West Bank
March 12, 2023, 2:17 PM
March 12, 2023, 1:02 PM

Syrian state media: Israel fires missiles at western city

Syria's state news agency says Israeli missiles have targeted a western city wounding three soldiers
March 12, 2023, 1:02 PM
March 11, 2023, 10:17 PM

Israelis protest proposed legal changes for 10th week

Tens of thousands of Israelis demonstrated against the contentious plan.
March 11, 2023, 10:17 PM
March 10, 2023, 5:02 PM

Israeli fire kills Palestinian attacker, teen in West Bank

The Israeli military says a Palestinian man who entered a settlement in the occupied West Bank armed with knives and explosive devices was shot and killed by an Israeli settler
March 10, 2023, 5:02 PM
Palestinian suspect killed by Israeli fire in West Bank
March 9, 2023, 10:47 PM

Netanyahu airlifted to airport after protesters block road

Israel's prime minister has been airlifted to the country's main international airport for an official overseas trip after throngs of protesters prevented him from driving there as they demonstrated against his contentious plan to overhaul the judiciary
March 9, 2023, 10:47 PM
Israelis stage 'day of resistance' against Netanyahu plan
March 7, 2023, 6:47 PM

Israeli military caught up in divide over Netanyahu's plan

A contentious judicial overhaul plan that has divided Israel is also tearing at what Israeli Jews see as the country’s main unifying force: the military
March 7, 2023, 6:47 PM
Israeli military caught up in divide over Netanyahu's plan
March 6, 2023, 1:18 PM

Israeli lawmakers advance bill on $270,000 gift to Netanyahu

Israeli lawmakers have advanced a bill that could allow Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to keep a $270,000 donation he received to pay for his legal fees as he battles corruption charges
March 6, 2023, 1:18 PM
March 4, 2023, 7:16 PM

European nations condemn West Bank violence, urge calm

The violence could derail efforts to rekindle Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
March 4, 2023, 7:16 PM
March 4, 2023, 7:04 PM

15 year-old killed and dozens wounded in Middle East

Tensions between Palestinians and Israelis are escalating after the death of a 15-year-old boy on the Israeli-occupied West Bank.
March 4, 2023, 7:04 PM
15 year-old killed and dozens wounded in Middle East
March 3, 2023, 8:50 PM

Israel divided over controversial reforms

ABC News Ines De La Cuetara reports from Jerusalem and provides updates on the rising tension in the Middle East as ongoing anti-government protests continue.
March 3, 2023, 8:50 PM
Israel divided over controversial reforms
March 3, 2023, 2:02 PM

Army blocks Israeli rally supporting torched West Bank town

Protesters say the Israeli military has fired stun grenades and tear gas to block hundreds of Israeli left-wing activists from staging a solidarity rally in a Palestinian town that was set ablaze by radical Jewish settlers earlier this week
March 3, 2023, 2:02 PM
Israeli army blocks rally supporting torched West Bank town
March 2, 2023, 8:55 PM

Anti-government protests intensify in Israel

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the anarchy must stop after protesters surrounded a hair salon with his wife inside.
March 2, 2023, 8:55 PM
Anti-government protests intensify in Israel
March 1, 2023, 6:47 PM

Israeli army kills Palestinian in West Bank; 3 arrested

The Israeli military says Israeli troops arrested three Palestinians on Wednesday suspected of involvement in the killing earlier this week of an American-Israeli while a fourth was shot and killed fleeing the scene
March 1, 2023, 6:47 PM
March 1, 2023, 6:16 PM

Israeli government proposes judicial overhaul amid protests

Now, nationwide protests have broken out in response to the bill that would give parliament the power to overrule Supreme Court decisions.
March 1, 2023, 6:16 PM
Israeli government proposes judicial overhaul amid protests
February 28, 2023, 11:11 PM

US condemns West Bank violence after American killed

A U.S.-Israeli citizen was killed amid a series of violent attacks in the West Bank, as authorities release suspects from custody believed to be responsible for the deadly attack on Palestinians.
February 28, 2023, 11:11 PM
US condemns West Bank violence after American killed
1 month ago

Mass protests in Israel as controversial overhauls advanced

New bill allows Supreme Court decision to be overturned with a simple majority.
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Israeli settlers shoot, wound 2 Palestinians in West Bank

Palestinian health officials say Israeli settlers have shot and seriously wounded two Palestinians in the northern occupied West Bank, in what officials describe as the latest incident in a wave of settler violence
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Israeli settlers shoot, wound 2 Palestinians in West Bank
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Israel's outpost approvals boost settlers, deepen conflict

Israel’s new ultranationalist government has declared that it will legalize 10 unauthorized outposts in the occupied West Bank
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Israel's outpost approvals boost settlers, deepen conflict
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Israel says Palestinian militants fired rockets after raid

The Israeli military says Palestinian militants fired six rockets from the Gaza Strip toward the country’s south early Thursday
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Palestinians: 10 killed in Israeli army raid in West Bank
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Israeli parliament advances bill that may override top court

Israel’s parliament has advanced a bill that would enable lawmakers to overturn a Supreme Court decision with a simple majority, a law that critics say would severely erode the country’s democratic checks and balances
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Israeli government advances judicial overhaul despite uproar

Israel's parliament has for the first time advanced a plan to overhaul the legal system, defying a historic uproar among Israelis and calls for restraint from the United States
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Ukraine in mind, US frantic to avert Mideast showdown at UN

The Biden administration is scrambling to avert a diplomatic crisis at the UN.
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Syrian state media: Israeli airstrikes kill 5 in Damascus

Israeli airstrikes reportedly targeted a residential neighborhood in Damascus.
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Israelis protest judicial overhaul plans for 7th week

Tens of thousands of Israelis are marching in several cities.
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Israel demolishes West Bank home of Palestinian attacker

Israeli forces have demolished the home of a Palestinian behind a deadly shooting in the occupied West Bank
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Israel demolishes West Bank home of Palestinian attacker
1 month ago

Tensions rise in Israel amid growing protests and violence

ABC News’ James Longman reports from Israel and the West Bank on the escalating violence and protests in the wake of the new right-wing government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
1 month ago
Tensions rise in Israel amid growing protests and violence
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Israeli jets hit militant site in Gaza after rocket attack

Gaza Strip residents say Israeli aircraft launched a series of airstrikes.
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Arab leaders warn Israeli actions threaten regional turmoil

Dozens of leaders and senior officials from Arab and Islamic countries have condemned recent Israeli measures in Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank, where violence has surged between Israel and the Palestinians
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Arab leaders condemn Israeli actions in Jerusalem, West Bank
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Israeli police seal up home of Jerusalem attacker's family

Israeli police say that security personnel have sealed up the family home of a Palestinian man who careened his car into a Jerusalem bus stop, killing three Israelis and injuring several others
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Israeli police seal up home of Jerusalem attacker's family
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Israeli police: 2 killed, 5 wounded in Jerusalem car-ramming

Israeli police say a suspected assailant rammed his car into several pedestrians in east Jerusalem, killing two people, including a six-year-old, and injuring five others before being shot and killed
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Israeli police: 2 killed, 5 wounded in Jerusalem car-ramming
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Barcelona mayor brands Israel apartheid state, cuts ties

The mayor of Barcelona has severed her city’s official ties with Israel, accusing the country of “the crime of apartheid against the Palestinian people.”
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Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises

Israel's drive to demolish Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem is picking up pace
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Israel steps up Jerusalem home demolitions as violence rises
2 months ago

Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in West Bank raid

Israeli forces have killed five Palestinian gunmen in a raid on a West Bank refugee camp
2 months ago
Officials: Israeli troops kill 5 Palestinian gunmen in raid
2 months ago

Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy

A former Israeli prime minister who served briefly as a mediator at the start of Russia’s war with Ukraine says he drew a promise from the Russian president not to kill his Ukrainian counterpart
2 months ago
Former Israeli PM: Putin promised not to kill Zelenskyy
2 months ago

Israelis protest government's judicial overhaul plans

Opponents: Netanyahu’s proposed judicial overhauls threaten democratic values.
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Israeli army besieges homes of fugitives in West Bank raid

The Israeli army has raided a refugee camp near the Palestinian city of Jericho, besieging houses it said were being used as hideouts for Palestinian attackers and shooting at residents who opened fire
2 months ago
Israeli army besieges homes of fugitives in West Bank raid
2 months ago

UN rights chief concerned about Israel's moves amid violence

The U.N. human rights chief has expressed concerns that steps taken by the new Israeli government, the most far-right in the country's history, could fuel further violations of human rights and humanitarian law in the wake of a recent spike in bloodshe...
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Israeli police: American arrested for vandalizing church

Israeli police have arrested an American tourist after he allegedly knocked down and broke a statue of Jesus in a church in Jerusalem’s Old City
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Israeli settler population in West Bank surpasses 500K

A new report says that Israel’s West Bank settler population now makes up more than half a million people
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Israeli settler population in West Bank surpasses 500k
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Israeli jets strike what army says is Gaza rocket workshop

The Israeli military says its aircraft have struck a rocket production workshop run by the militant Hamas group in the Gaza Strip
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Israel says it intercepted rocket fired from Gaza Strip
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with leaders from Palestine, Israel

Plus, over 100,000 teachers in the U.K. are on strike, rallying for better working conditions.
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Secretary of State Antony Blinken meets with leaders from Palestine, Israel