US says ‘strongly urges’ Israel leaders to find compromise

WASHINGTON: The United States is deeply concerned by events in Israel and “strongly urges” leaders there to find compromise as soon as possible, a White House spokesperson said on Sunday after the... Read more »

Israeli consul in New York resigns, says cannot serve Netanyahu

JERUSALEM: Israel’s consul-general in New York said he was resigning on Sunday in protest at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s firing of Defense Minister Yoav Gallant in a surging dispute over a judicial... Read more »

Israel’s Netanyahu fires defense minister Yoav Gallant

JERUSALEM: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fired his defense minister on Sunday, a day after the former army general called for a halt to the planned overhaul of Israel’s judiciary that has... Read more »

Tense Ramadan ahead for Palestinians as Israeli excesses continue

RAMALLAH: Palestinian sources have warned that Israel has no intention of de-escalating during Ramadan, following a weekend of attacks in the West Bank and incursions into Al-Aqsa Mosque.  On Sunday, four Israeli... Read more »

Protests in London as Israel’s Netanyahu meets UK PM

LONDON: Hundreds of protesters rallied Friday outside Downing Street in central London to heckle the arrival of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for a meeting with his British counterpart Rishi Sunak.Netanyahu has... Read more »

UAE slams Israeli decision to permit new settlements in Occupied Territories

DUBAI: The UAE has strongly condemned Israel’s decision to allow resettlement in northern West Bank areas, and to permit new settlement units in the Occupied Territories, the Emirates News Agency reported on... Read more »

Saudi Arabia condemns Israel’s bid to build over 1,000 settlements in West Bank

RIYADH: Saudi Arabia on Saturday condemnation a decision by the Israeli occupation authorities to publish bids to build settlement units during the current week inside the occupied Palestinian territories.The Ministry of Foreign... Read more »

Israel: 2 soldiers wounded in West Bank drive-by shooting

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said two soldiers were wounded, one severely, Saturday evening in a drive-by shooting in the occupied West Bank, the latest in months-long violence between Israel and the Palestinians.The... Read more »

Judicial overhaul legislation must be halted, Israel Defense Minister

JERUSALEM: Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant called on Saturday for an immediate and temporary halt to the far-right government’s contentious plan to overhaul the judiciary, the first public dissent from within Prime... Read more »

Jordan condemns new Israeli settlement construction

AMMAN: Jordan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates denounced on Saturday Israel’s announcement of a tender to build over 1,000 new units in Jewish settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.Jordan News Agency... Read more »