News on Israel continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
3 hrs ago | TwinCities
Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.
Fiji's military confirmed Friday that 43 of its soldiers, working as U.N. peacekeepers, have been captured by a militant group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.
Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there's plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.
Hamas will not cease resisting Israel until all its demands are met, the group's overall leader Khaled Meshaal said on Thursday, adding the latest Gaza conflict was only "a milestone to reaching our objective".
French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday Europe had to play a bigger role to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and could no longer just play the role of a "bank window" for reconstruction after each war.
The investigation into the detainees went on for several months, and they were arrested on July 27, the announcement said.
NBC10's Ted Greenberg spoke to the man's loved ones about the efforts to find him.
Rebels aided by al Qaeda-linked militants seized control of the only border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Wednesday.
A senior Palestinian Authority official last Friday opposed his organization's aspirations to sue Israel for "war crimes" at the International Criminal Court .
Wallace Shawn translated an ad by the Anti-Defamation League into "plain English" and he found a disturbing message; a Chinese chef meets his end when cooking with a dangerous ingredient; meanwhile, a binational Israel-Palestine state may not be as far off as many think.
The American writer flew Tuesday from Tel Aviv, Israel, to the United States -- stopping first in Newark, New Jersey, before reuniting with his mother in Boston, his family said in a news release.
The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Local Coordination Committees say the rebels seized the crossing Wednesday.
An Israeli army officer stationed in the Golan Heights was moderately wounded Wednesday by errant fire from neighbouring Syria's civil war, the military said, adding that it fired back at Syrian army positions in response.
Thirteen-year-old Nicholas Dillon's screams could be heard throughout his pitch black house when the earth shook and the falling bricks hit him.
A Lebanese Army soldier carries an Israeli shell in the southern village of Dimashqeyeh, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.
Israel and Hamas agree to an open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of fighting, but barriers to lasting peace persist - such as Palestinian appeals for the end of a Gaza blockade.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:02 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC