The Israeli Justice Ministry says the government has asked a Dutch court to dismiss war crimes allegations against Benny Gantz, an ex-military chief who is challenging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in April elections.
A Palestinian man who allegedly killed a 19-year-old Israeli woman in Jerusalem has appeared in court for the first time.
A senior Israeli Holocaust historian is praising Finnish authorities for publishing a report concluding that Finnish troops likely participated in the mass murder of Jews during World War II.
Israeli police say a Palestinian suspect has been detained in the West Bank in connection with the killing of an Israeli girl.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday called early elections for April, setting the stage for a three-month campaign clouded by a series of corruption investigations against the long-serving Israeli leader.
The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Israel has sealed off major roads leading to the West Bank city of Ramallah and set up checkpoints in search of a gunman who earlier in the day carried out a deadly shooting attack nearby.
Israel's prime minister on Thursday asked the international community to impose additional sanctions on Hezbollah and condemn the Lebanese militant group in response to the discovery of tunnels stretching from southern Lebanon into northern Israel.
The Latest on the cease-fire between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers (all times local): 2 p.m. Hamas says the resignation of Israel's defense minister after a two-day bout of heavy fighting is a "political victory for Gaza."
The Latest on developments amid a new and intense flare-up between Gaza and Israel (all times local): 11:55 a.m.
The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 5:25 p.m.
Israelis voted in municipal elections across the country Tuesday, with a closely watched race in Jerusalem — a city with great importance to billions of people around the world.
In an emotional scene, the Israeli national anthem was performed at a public sporting event in the United Arab Emirates on Sunday while two Israeli Cabinet ministers said they would soon head to the region in new signs of warming ties between Israel and the Gulf Arab states.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday threatened "very painful blows" against Gaza's Hamas rulers if they don't halt protests along the perimeter fence that have led to clashes with Israeli troops.
A Palestinian assailant on Sunday fatally stabbed an Israeli settler outside a busy mall in the West Bank.
A top aide to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Thursday that he was taking a leave of absence amid an uproar over allegations of sexual assault.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who has been accused of widespread human rights abuses, on Tuesday praised his country's close security ties with Israel as dozens protested Israeli arms sales to his government.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended a warm welcome to Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday at the start of an official visit, despite being criticized for embracing a leader accused of human rights abuses in his deadly drug crackdown.
Rodrigo Duterte, accused of committing serious human rights violations as part of his deadly crackdown on drugs at home, and who has stirred controversy with comments about the Holocaust, received a warm welcome in Israel when he arrived Sunday for a four-day visit.
Israel is gearing up for the first visit of a Philippine president to the country, the Foreign Ministry said Friday, welcoming Rodrigo Duterte who in the past compared his bloody anti-drug crackdown to Hitler and the Holocaust.
In a story Aug. 24 about a Palestinian nurse involved in an attack against Israeli forces, The Associated Press reported erroneously that his employer, Doctors Without Borders, said he had been killed by Israeli troops.