Delegates from Israel and the Palestinian Authority have pledged to counter a surge in violence and de-escalate tensions. At a rare meeting, representatives said they would work for a "just and lasting peace."
In East Jerusalem, locals are still coming to terms with the trauma of the attack that left seven people dead as they gathered to pray at a synagogue on January 27. That attack was followed by a second incident the following day, which injured two Israelis.
Israel's government has made efforts in recent years to expand diplomatic ties with its neighbors. But an Israeli minister's controversial visit to a sacred compound in Jerusalem has some worried about further conflict.
The Syrian military said Israel fired missiles toward the Damascus International Airport, killing two soldiers and putting it out of service for a few hours. Tel Aviv has not yet commented on the incident.
12 Sep 2022
Changing the film industry requires more than just seeing minorities in front of the camera. It also means that should be more diversity behind the camera, in script development, and in production.
10 Sep 2022
The president of Israel, Isaac Herzog, has addressed Germany's lower parliamentary chamber. With reference to the Holocaust, he spoke of the need to never forget the past and to create a better future.
10 Sep 2022
Israeli authorities are pushing to impose new restrictions on foreigners who wish to visit or live in the West Bank. Human rights groups say the measures will have serious consequences for thousands of people who are married to or in relationships with Palestinians. The regulations, which were due to come into effect this week, have now been amended and their implementation delayed until October after being challenged in the courts.
18 Aug 2022
Sources suggest Moscow fears a brain drain if too many Jewish citizens leave Russia for Israel. The Justice Ministry seeks the closure of the Russian branch of the Jewish Agency for Israel, and a court will now decide.
17 Jul 2022
US President Biden said efforts to secure a two-state solution must continue despite appearing far off. Palestinian President Abbas said there was a narrowing window to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
7 May 2022
As the Paris Opera introduces his contemporary pieces “In Your Rooms” and “Uprising” to its repertoire, Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter tells us about his collaboration with the prestigious institution and how “they went to great lengths” to accommodate his experimental work. With Shechter’s recent work “Contemporary Dance” on stage at La Villette in Paris, he talks about how music and movement can supplant a cerebral conception of art and why he likes to “play the bear” when it comes to expectations. of the public.
25 Mar 2022
The three leaders discussed food security in Cairo as the Russian invasion of Ukraine sparks concerns about economic stability. Israel is also seeking to strengthen its alliances against Iran.
21 Feb 2022
The new deal may be watered down compared to the 2015 original, Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said. At the same time, Israel believes lifting sanctions on Iran could increase financing for terrorism.