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Ailing Shimon Peres ‘covered in Palestine blood’

An Arab-Israeli lawmaker has caused an uproar after describing ailing Nobel peace laureate Shimon Peres as covered “head to toe” in Palestinian blood.

16 Sep 2016 6:19 AM

World Vision aid diversion worries UN

The United Nations expressed “serious concerns” Monday over allegations a World Vision humanitarian aid worker passed millions of dollars to the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas and its armed wing.

09 Aug 2016 6:26 AM

New 3D robot can swim, crawl and climb

In a breakthrough, scientists have developed a three-dimensional (3D) robot that can move forward or backward in a wave-like motion, allowing it to climb over obstacles, swim or crawl through unstable

03 Aug 2016 1:21 AM

Israel goes too far, arrests Facebook poet for status

Nine months ago, Dareen Tatour posted a poem to Facebook about her frustration over spiking violence between Israelis and Palestinians.

22 Jul 2016 7:08 AM

Israel House passes law on expulsion of MPs

Israel’s Parliament on Wednesday passed a law enabling it to impeach deputies for incitement to violence, racism or support for armed struggle against the state, in a move critics said was aimed mainl

21 Jul 2016 3:12 AM


Israel nod to contentious NGO foreign funding law

The Israeli Parliament finalised a controversial law compelling NGOs that receive most of their funding from foreign state entities to declare it in official reports, a spokesperson said on Tuesday.

13 Jul 2016 7:24 AM

Scientists develop new electronic tattoo that can read emotions

Scientists have created a new adhesive “electronic tattoo” that can read emotions, an advance that can improve muscle control of amputees and patients with brain injuries.

13 Jul 2016 2:15 AM

Bomb threat: Warplanes escort El Al flight

An El Al Boeing 747 flight from New York landed at its Tel Aviv destination on Tuesday after a bomb threat led France and Switzerland to send warplanes to escort the Israeli airliner over their territ

05 Jul 2016 11:31 PM

Outpouring of grief over Elie Wiesel’s death

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Net-anyahu says the memory of the late Nobel laureate, author and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel will be “enshrined in our hearts and in the heart of humanity forever.

04 Jul 2016 5:52 AM

Facebook defends position on content standards after Israeli censure

Facebook is doing its share to remove abusive content from the social network, it said on Sunday in an apparent rejection of Israeli allegations that it was uncooperative in stemming messages that mig

04 Jul 2016 5:38 AM


Palestinian tries to stab Israeli in West Bank, shot dead, says police

It was the third violent incident in Israel and the Palestinian territories in two days.

01 Jul 2016 4:04 PM

13-year-old Israeli girl dies after Palestinian stabbing

Over the last nine months, Palestinians have carried out dozens of attacks that have killed 33 Israelis and two Americans.

30 Jun 2016 2:44 PM

Israel revokes Hannibal Directive

Israel’s Army Chief has revoked a decades-old directive that allowed troops to use massive firepower to prevent soldiers being captured alive, the Army said on Tuesday.

29 Jun 2016 12:47 AM

Israel, Turkey restore ties after 6 years

Israel and Turkey announced on Monday they would normalise ties after a six-year rupture, a rare rapprochement in the divided West Asia driven by the prospect of lucrative Mediterranean gas deals as

28 Jun 2016 5:34 AM

Israeli troops ‘mistakenly’ kill Palestine boy, injure 3

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded four others as they returned from a swimming pool on Tuesday after apparently mistaking them for stone-throwers, sparking outrage and drawin

22 Jun 2016 2:36 AM


Insomnia linked with procrastination

Procrastinators, beware! People who tend to put things off may be at a higher risk of having insomnia, a new study has warned.

20 Jun 2016 12:31 AM

Israel Cabinet okays far-right Lieberman as defence minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Cabinet on Monday approved the entry of ultra-nationalist Avigdor Lieberman to the ruling coalition as defence minister, after defusing Opposition from anot

31 May 2016 12:40 AM

Far-right leader made Israel defence minister

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu joined forces on Wednesday with a hardline nationalist who is set to become defence minister, forming a government considered the most right-wing in the natio

26 May 2016 3:18 AM

Watchdog slams Israel PM over free air tickets

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu came under criticism in an Israeli state audit on Tuesday over free air tickets that he and his family received for travel abroad when he was finance minister more th

25 May 2016 6:39 AM

Israel’s PM rejects French peace effort

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected a multilateral French peace initiative as he met his French counterpart on Monday, offering instead to hold direct talks with Palestinian President M

24 May 2016 4:06 AM