JERUSALEM — A former principal of a Jewish girls’ school in Australia accused of sexually assaulting her pupils can be extradited to face trial there, a court in Israel ruled on Monday, bringing a yearslong legal saga that has strained relations between the two countries to a potential close

Israeli Accused of Sex Abuse in Australia Can Be Extradited, Court Says


WASHINGTON — When President Trump presided over a grandiose White House signing ceremony for new accords between Israel and two Arab states last week, his re-election campaign wasted little time cashing in

Trump Seeks to Turn Israeli-Arab Accords Into Campaign Gains


WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has increased criticism and pressure on Iran in recent days: accusing the country of planning assassinations of American diplomats, announcing hacking indictments, preparing unilateral sanctions and denouncing Tehran for interfering in the November election

As U.S. Increases Pressure, Iran Adheres to Toned-Down Approach


JERUSALEM — As Israelis prepare to celebrate the holiest days on the Jewish calendar under a fresh lockdown, organizing prayer services is proving to be more of a mathematical brainteaser than a spiritual exercise

Israelis Prepare to Celebrate the Year’s Holiest Days Under Lockdown


WASHINGTON — The civilian death toll from Saudi Arabia’s disastrous air war over Yemen was steadily rising in 2016 when the State Department’s legal office in the Obama administration reached a startling conclusion: Top American officials could be charged with war crimes for approving bomb sales to the Saudis and their partners

War Crime Risk Grows for U.S. Over Saudi Strikes in Yemen


Two men have been indicted on charges stemming from the hacking of dozens of websites based in the United States, actions that the federal authorities said were taken in retaliation for the death in an American drone strike of Maj

Two Are Accused of Hacking U.S. Websites With Pro-Iran Messages


The leaders of Israel, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have a stake in President Trump’s re-election and helped him become a peacemaker

A White House Ceremony Will Celebrate a Diplomatic Win and Campaign Gift


The shocking killing of a young couple and their son in a West Bank village drew condemnation from Palestinians and Israeli leaders

Israeli Settler Gets 3 Life Sentences for Firebomb Attack on Family


Citizens will be confined to within 500 yards of their homes for at least three weeks in an effort to contain the spread of coronavirus

Israel to Celebrate Jewish New Year Under a Second Lockdown


Normalized ties with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain raise hopes in Israel that it is finally gaining acceptance in its volatile neighborhood

In Arab States’ Embrace, Israelis See a Reshaped Mideast