The conflict over the program is about to flare again as President Biden travels next month to Israel and Saudi Arabia, Iran’s two biggest regional rivals.
Attacks by settlers and Palestinians have both reached a five-year high. But unlike Palestinian suspects, violent settlers are rarely prosecuted.
Israel has threatened military action to destroy Iran’s nuclear program if need be. But defense officials say Israel does not have the ability, at least not anytime soon.
The United States told Israel it was unlikely to deliver refueling tankers before 2024, amid tensions between the two nations over how to deal with Iran’s nuclear program.
Approved despite the objections of the United States, critics say the new homes will consolidate Israel’s presence in the West Bank and make it harder to create a Palestinian state.
The government has held high-level meetings with Palestinian officials and aided the Palestinians economically, a sharp change from the previous government.
Millions will be funneled to impoverished families under an agreement reached by the United Nations and Qatar, a step forward in firming up a cease-fire with Israel.
This isn’t just a new government. It’s an entirely new way of governing.
Benjamin Netanyahu dismissed the former television host and centrist opposition leader as a lightweight. Now Mr. Lapid has a chance to oust him.
With a deadline fast approaching, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel is still pushing to form a new coalition.
Voters are heading to the polls in Israel for the fourth time in two years. And with few signs that this vote will break the cycle, many are already bracing for a fifth.
After the center-left failed in three elections to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the fourth one is shaping up into a contest among right-wing leaders.
What to know as Israel gears up for another vote, this time set for March 23.
A protracted political crisis revolving around Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s legal troubles has brought the coalition government to the verge of collapse.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s coalition partners sided with the opposition in a preliminary vote to bring down the government, which has been largely paralyzed over infighting.
A decision by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s rival defense minister, Benny Gantz, to hold an inquiry could further destabilize their unity government.
Last month, the country became the first to reimpose nationwide measures. But the decision has led to chaotic scenes and criticism of how its fragile coalition is handling the crisis.
The Trump White House is quietly planning sales of F-35 stealth fighters and advanced drones to the Emiratis as part of a wider plan to realign the Middle East, but Israel and Congress may object.
This summer’s protests against the prime minister have given Israel’s toothless left an outlet — but not power.
Yair Netanyahu tweeted the addresses and phone numbers of three men who led protests against his father’s administration. All three said they later received death threats.
The Israeli military says it thwarted a raid by Hezbollah in a disputed area along its northern border with Lebanon.
With infections spiking again, young Israelis are protesting what they see as chaotic handling of the health and economic crisis.
U.S. and Israeli officials are divided on whether annexation is a means to get Palestinians to the table, or whether the peace plan is a means to get annexation.
Palestinian landowners will now be able to move ahead with lawsuits to recover privately owned property on which nearly 4,000 Jewish homes had been built in the occupied West Bank.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has promised to annex much of the occupied West Bank. But now that he can, there are questions about whether he will.
It would also render the territory into a patchwork of simmering, unstable Palestinian areas, forever threatening a new intifada.
The Palestinian leader has made such assertions before, but this may not be a mere threat. The agreements have protected Israelis and preserved the Palestinian Authority’s political hold over the West Bank.
A unity government with Benny Gantz, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s former rival, will brace for a second wave of the coronavirus while restoring “jobs, jobs, jobs,” Mr. Netanyahu promises.
The court rejected petitions seeking to disqualify Netanyahu from leading a new government because he faces trial on felony corruption charges.
Right-wingers felt betrayed by Netanyahu’s surrender of half the government. Gantz voters felt betrayed by almost everything else in a power-sharing deal.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, an embattled political survivor, persuaded Benny Gantz to join forces with him to combat the coronavirus.
After a year of political deadlock, lawmakers have just 21 days to come up with a formula for a majority government.
Down to the wire in their negotiations, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his rival, Benny Gantz, asked for more time to resolve their differences.