The Palestinian leadership plans to continue its strategy to internationalize the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by joining international institutions, PA President Mahmoud Abbas said during a long speech at the seventh Fatah General Congress in Ramallah on Wednesday.
For the first time in three months, Israeli jets reportedly struck targets in Syria early Wednesday morning, hitting a Bashar Assad regime military base and a Hezbollah convoy en route to Lebanon, according to foreign media.
Israel's tax authority announced on Tuesday that it would recognize a number of recent wildfires as 'nationalistically motivated' arson, making people whose property was damaged eligible for compensation from the government, Channel 2 reports.
Former U.S. president Jimmy Carter, who brokered peace between Egypt and Israel at Camp David, has called on Barack Obama to recognize the State of Palestine (as the United Nations refers to the non-member observer state) before he leaves office in January.
Hundreds of members of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement are gathering in the West Bank for a special leadership conference that is expected to cement the rule of the longtime leader.
Nearly half of Israelis don't believe that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's decision to purchase three new German-made submarines for the Israeli Navy was made for purely security reasons, a Channel 2 poll revealed.
The rehabilitation of natural reserve parks and infrastructures damaged by the rash of fires which were finally brought under control and extinguished on Sunday is likely to continue for as much as 30 years, according to experts.
For the third straight day, more than 40 firefighting teams are working to contain and extinguish a blaze that is spreading with the aid of strong winds toward Sha'ar Hagai and the village of Neve Ilan in the Jerusalem area.
The hashtag 'Israel is burning' has become one of the top trends on Arab media over the past 24 hours, with countless of people gloating over the recent rash of fire plaguing Israel over the past three days.
The Palestinians need to work on building a state for themselves instead of focusing on terror and death, Yesh Atid chairman Yair Lapid said at The Jerusalem Post Diplomatic Conference in the capital Wednesday.
Education Minister Naftali Bennett met with members of US President-elect Donald Trump's team, likely prompting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to issue his ban on ministers directly contacting the incoming president's staff, sources said Tuesday.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used the 39th anniversary of Anwar Sadat's trip to Jerusalem to highlight on Sunday differences between the slain Egyptian peacemaker and the current Palestinian leadership.
Chief Sephardi Rabbi of Jerusalem Shlomo Amar spoke out harshly against Reform Jews and the LGBT community in an interview with Israel Hayom's weekend supplement this week. He went as far as to call Reform Jews 'evil' and homosexuals 'a cult of abomination,' prompting LGBT community leaders to launch complaints with the police for incitement.
Israel should be concerned about the deepening disconnect between Russia's aims in the Middle East and its own goals, according to a senior Israeli official who held high-level meetings in Moscow last week.
A group of leading Israeli rabbis see in US President-elect Donald Trump and Russia President Vladimir Putin echoes of King Cyrus of Persia, who 2,500 years ago assisted the Jewish people in rebuilding the Temple in Jerusalem.
Following the approval Sunday of the so-called Muezzin bill of Bayit Yehudi MK Moti Yogev for a preliminary reading in the Knesset, activists on both sides of the dispute regarding the noise-levels of the Islamic call to prayer have spoken out.