Israel responds to incendiary balloons with airstrikes on Gaza – video

Israel launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a ceasefire ended May’s 11-day conflict with Palestinian militants. The strikes came after incendiary balloons were launched into Israel for a third day... Read more »

Israel launches new airstrikes on Gaza in response to incendiary balloons

Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip for a second time since a shaky ceasefire ended last month’s 11-day war. The strikes late on Thursday came after activists mobilised by Gaza’s... Read more »

Israel mounts Gaza Strip airstrike in response to incendiary balloons – video

Israel has launched airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, the first since a truce ended 11 days of cross-border fighting in May. The airstrike comes in response to incendiary balloons launched from the Palestinian territory.... Read more »

Israel’s unlikely coalition: is this the end for Netanyahu?

Israel has a new coalition government made up of eight very different parties. But having ousted Benjamin Netanyahu, can it hold together? How to listen to podcasts: everything you need to know... Read more »

Why is Israel lifting Covid restrictions as England extends them?

Israel and the UK were viewed as world leaders in their coronavirus vaccine campaigns but whereas the former is lifting almost all pandemic limitations, the latter is now glumly extending its restrictions... Read more »

Israel braces for unrest over ultranationalist march in Jerusalem

Israelis are preparing for possible unrest ahead of a planned march by Jewish ultranationalists through East Jerusalem that could ignite Palestinian protests and clashes with police only weeks after an an 11-day... Read more »

The Viewing Booth review – seeing is believing in the Israel-Palestine conflict

Even though he tries to maintain a cool, scientific demeanour, Israeli director Ra’anan Alexandrowicz finally lets slip a twinge of despair at the end of this interesting geopolitical Rorschach test. Alexandrowicz sits... Read more »

Naftali Bennett hails ‘new days’ for Israel as world leaders welcome incoming PM

World leaders have congratulated Naftali Bennett after he was sworn in as Israel’s new prime minister, bringing to an end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12 straight years in power. Bennett, a far-right former settler... Read more »

Israeli elections: Raucous scenes in Knesset as Benjamin Netanyahu ousted from office – video

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12-year hold on power has ended as parliament voted on a new government of improbable allies. The schism was evident at a raucous session of the legislature... Read more »

Benjamin Netanyahu: the former commando who became King Bibi

Israelis and Palestinians under the age of 30 have lived most of their lives with Benjamin Netanyahu as prime minister of Israel. First elected PM in 1996 aged 46, King Bibi –... Read more »