As the sun begins to set this evening, ushering in Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day, the atmosphere will change. Slowly, the quotidian routine will give way to reflection as businesses and leisure venues close to allow the nation to honor the memory of the 6 million Jews murdered in the Holocaust.
The head of the United Nations' cultural body UNESCO defended Jewish links to holy sites in Jerusalem on Monday, criticizing her own agency's governing board for passing a series of resolutions that downplay or deny any Jewish connection to its most sacred spaces.
Senior Palestinian officials were set to travel to Washington Sunday to prepare for Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbass's visit to the White House next week for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis on Friday said Iran is sticking to the terms of the nuclear deal, adding that the 2015 agreement between the Islamic Republic and world powers 'still stands and that's all I can say about it.'
More than 11,000 people have signed an online petition calling on the British government to formally apologize for the Balfour Declaration, a letter written by British Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour in 1917 expressing Britain's support for the establishment of a Jewish state in historic Palestine.
A US-led summit gathering Israel's prime minister and the Palestinian Authority president on one stage with Levant and Gulf leaders would greatly benefit the region, and likely advance a stalled peace process, Azerbaijan's envoy said in an interview with The Jerusalem Post.
Palestinians must be allowed to build an independent state, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday after meeting Palestinian Authority Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki, who pushed Beijing to do more in the Middle East peace process.
Israeli leaders welcomed US President Donald Trump's surprise military action late Thursday to strike the airbase where Syrian President Bashar Assad is believed to have launched a chemical attack on his people, which killed at least 86 Syrians, including 27 children.
Hezbollah is 'very challenged' at the moment due to its ongoing military support of Syrian President Bashar Assad's regime, a top IDF official told the Hebrew news site Walla in an interview published on Monday.
In a diplomatic missive endorsing the two-state solution, Moscow has said that it is ready to recognize West Jerusalem as Israel's official capital, providing that statehood is granted to Palestinians, who will base their capital in the eastern part of the city.
Less than a month after its executive-secretary resigned over a controversial report describing Israel as an 'apartheid regime,' the UN's Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia is reportedly writing another report, this time equating '50 years of Israeli occupation' to the United States' history of slavery.
Why did the media on multiple continents jump on what seems to have been just a procedural decision made on Monday by the US Supreme Court to hear the Alien Tort Statute case against the Arab Bank? One word encapsulates the decision's significance: floodgates.
David's Sling, the final piece of Israel's protective aerial umbrella, became operational Monday afternoon, filling the last gap in Israel's missile-defense system and sending a clear signal to the country's enemies.
With June marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's reunification of the capital city of Jerusalem along with the Temple Mount, the Israeli government is considering a proposal to create a new foundation responsible for providing 'research, information and advocacy' about the Jewish connection to what many consider the holiest site in all of Judaism - the place where the Temple stood until A.D. 70.