Israel to use counterterror tools to track quarantine breakers
Netanyahu says authorities would implement cyber technology for real-time monitoring of cellphones to spot breaches. The measures would reveal where a person has been and with whom, spurring privacy concerns.
Israel approves hundreds of settler homes in West Bank
Israel has announced the construction of hundreds of new settlements in the occupied territory. The approval marks the latest in a recent string of promises to expand illegal settlements in the run-up to elections.
Sudan signals Israel detente after decades of hostility
In a diplomatic tour de force, Israel's premier said Sudan's leader has agreed to work towards normalizing relations. Experts have described the thaw as a "positive global development," but others remain skeptical.
EU slams Trump's Middle East peace plan
An official statement says the proposal 'departs from' international agreements on the Israel-Palestine conflict. EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell also urged both sides to 're-engage' in negotiations.
Targeted killings: Inside the shadowy world of Israeli intelligence
The often ruthless work of spy agencies like Israel's Mossad is justified when it saves hundreds or thousands of lives. That's the view of journalist Ronen Bergman, who's spent almost ten years researching and writing a book on Mossad. He tells us about the organisation's successes and failures, as he admits innocent people have died and that killing a man no longer requires even the prime minister's approval. It's a hard-hitting image of Mossad, but one he says is understandable for a country constantly battling terrorism. His book "Rise and Kill First" has just been published in French.
Poland protests Vladimir Putin's speech at Holocaust event
In 1945, the Soviets liberated Nazi Germany's Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp in occupied Poland. Russia, Poland and Israel are engaged in a diplomatic spat surrounding the 75th anniversary of this event.
Israel: Netanyahu declares primary election victory
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu has declared victory in the primary for his conservative Likud party. The longtime PM's win ensures the embattled leader a place in Israel's federal election, the third in 12 months.
Mother cannot use dead son's sperm to have grandchildren, court rules
Petithory Lanzmann wanted to transport her dead son's frozen sperm to Israel to arrange surrogacy or assisted reproduction. But the right to have children is non-transferable, says European Court of Human Rights.
Israel 'wide-scale strikes' hit Iranian, Syrian targets near Damascus
Israel has said it attacked Iranian and Syrian military targets near Damascus in retaliation to Syrian rockets fired towards Israel the day before. Syria's air defenses destroyed most of Israel's missiles.