Rami Aman and others held for ‘establishing normalisation activities

Hamas arrests Gaza peace activists for Zoom chat with Israelis


In court filing, Israeli spyware company says it does not operate technology it providesAn Israeli spyware company that has been accused by WhatsApp of hacking 1,400 of its users, including journalists, human rights activists, and diplomatic officials, has blamed its government clients for the alleged abuses, according to court documents

NSO Group points finger at state clients in WhatsApp spying case


Rules enforcement highlights problem of getting message across to minority communityCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageIt wasn’t a typical police operation

Calls to seal off ultra-Orthodox areas add to Israel’s virus tensions


Shock twist to electoral saga splits opposition, with power-sharing agreement expectedIsrael’s main opposition party has split after its leader, Benny Gantz, was elected speaker of parliament with the support of his rivals, including Benjamin Netanyahu, in a stunning plot twist to a year-long political crisis

Benny Gantz elected Israeli speaker, signalling deal with Netanyahu


Yuli Edelstein quits amid row over decision to shut Knesset citing coronavirus crisisThe speaker of Israel’s Knesset has resigned after fierce criticism of his refusal to reopen parliament, which he suspended last week citing a ban of large gatherings while the country tackled the coronavirus

Netanyahu key ally resigns as speaker of Israeli parliament


Coronavirus could devastate the Palestinian territory, already hit hard by Israeli restrictionsAs countries shut borders, enforced curfews and suspended much of daily life, Gaza – under a blockade for years – was somewhat isolated from the coronavirus pandemic

Can Gaza cope with Covid-19 after years under lockdown?


Israeli tells her children’s teachers, ‘Enough – it’s not working’ in an Instagram videoCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageParents of school-aged children who are frustrated with being forced by coronavirus to supervise their education for potentially months on end have found their champion in a very cross Israeli mother

‘It’s impossible’: mother of four posts tirade about remote schooling


Amer Fakhoury allegedly oversaw torture at Lebanese jail during Israeli occupationAn American citizen detained in Beirut on accusations of overseeing torture and murder at a southern Lebanese prison during Israel’s occupation of the region has been spirited out of the country by helicopter

US citizen accused of torture flees Lebanon in helicopter


Israel ‘utilising all the state’s capabilities

Israeli spies source up to 100,000 coronavirus tests in covert mission


Amer Fakhoury allegedly ran a prison notorious for torture during Israeli occupationA military tribunal in Beirut has ordered the release of an American citizen accused of running a southern Lebanese prison notorious for torture during Israel’s occupation of the region

Lebanon court orders release of US citizen accused of torture