Israel’s former prime minister Ehud Barak has announced he is returning to politics and is forming a new party that will aim to unseat prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in upcoming elections.
Iran has announced it will exceed the uranium stockpile limit set by Tehran’s nuclear deal with world powers in the next 10 days, further escalating tensions in the Middle East.
Israel’s parliament has passed a preliminary motion to dissolve itself.
Israeli researchers have raised a glass to celebrate a long-brewing project of making beer and mead using yeasts extracted from ancient clay vessels – some more than 5,000 years old.
The Israeli military has lifted protective restrictions on residents in the south, while Gaza’s ruling Hamas militant group reported a ceasefire had been agreed to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
The Israeli military lifted protective restrictions on residents in southern Israel on Monday, while the Hamas militant group’s radio station in Gaza reported a ceasefire, signalling that a deal had been reached to end the deadliest fighting between the two sides since a 2014 war.
Gaza militants have fired hundreds of rockets into southern Israel, killing at least four Israelis and bringing life to a standstill across the region in the bloodiest fighting since 2014.
Israeli researchers have claimed violent attacks against Jews spiked significantly last year, with the largest reported number of Jews killed in anti-Semitic acts in decades, leading to an “increasing sense of emergency” among Jewish communities worldwide.
Israel will participate in next year’s World Expo hosted by the United Arab Emirates, in another sign of warming relations with Gulf Arab states.
IN 2009, comedian Mark Thomas embarked on a 440-mile journey across the Israel West Bank wall.