Yair Lapid
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Turkey’s president and Israel’s likely next prime minister said Thursday in a phone call that they would work to continue to improve ties between their countries.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli settlers on Saturday attacked Palestinians during a pilgrimage in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian news agency, and Israel’s army said at least one soldier was injured by a settler.
JERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli man who was stabbed by a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank last month died from his injuries Tuesday.
Israeli voters appear to be hopelessly deadlocked as the country heads to elections once again. Opinions polls say the vote on Tuesday is too close to forecast.
Israel is holding its fifth national election in under four years, and once again the race is shaping up as a referendum on former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fitness to rule.
Albania’s prime minister has arrived in Israel for an official visit that will include a meeting with Israeli cyber defense officials, the Israeli Foreign Ministry says.
JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman who killed an Israeli soldier earlier this month was shot dead Wednesday after opening fire at a security guard at a West Bank settlement near Jerusalem, Israel’s prime minister said.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s Cabinet on Wednesday voted in favor of a U.S.-brokered maritime border deal with Lebanon, taking a new step forward toward formal approval of the agreement.
Israeli police have arrested at least three Palestinian suspects in connection with a deadly shooting at a Jerusalem checkpoint, and security forces were searching for the suspected gunman.
The European Union and Israel have held high-level talks for the first time in a decade. The Europeans were keen to press Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid on how to help bring about a two-state solution to Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Sunday welcomed a U.S. proposal for setting the maritime border with Lebanon, saying the American plan for resolving a long-running dispute between the neighboring countries would lift Israel’s economy and boost regional security.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister said Tuesday that two Ukrainians wounded in the war with Russia will receive specialized medical care in a new program in Israel, which has stayed neutral during the conflict.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister has met with Turkey’s president for the first time in 14 years, the latest sign of warming ties between the two regional powers after a long and bitter rift.
Israeli police say an 84-year-old woman has been beaten to death in central Israel, and they are searching for a young Palestinian man wanted in the killing.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Monday vowed to begin production at a contested Mediterranean natural gas field “as soon as it is possible,” threatening to raise tensions with Lebanon’s Hezbollah militant group.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has made clear that he doesn’t expect an agreement with Iran in the immediate future to restore Tehran’s tattered nuclear deal with world powers, though he said there’s no reason for Iran not to sign up and European countries would remain “patient.”
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager in the occupied West Bank after the military said he hit a soldier in the face with a hammer.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Wednesday said no one would “dictate our open-fire policies,” appearing to reject U.S. calls for Israel to review its rules of engagement following the shooting death of a prominent journalist.
Israel’s prime minister says the West is letting Iran manipulate talks over an emerging “bad deal” to curb Tehran’s nuclear capabilities.
German Chancellor Olaf Scholz has told Israel’s Prime Minister that he condemns any attempts to deny or downplay the Holocaust.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Turkey will restore full diplomatic relations and dispatch ambassadors for the first time in years, the latest step in months of reconciliation between the two countries, the Israeli prime minister’s office said Wednesday.
Israel’s caretaker prime minister appears to have taken a gamble with his preemptive strike against Islamic Jihad militants in Gaza, less than three months before he is to compete in general elections to retain his job.
AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Israel’s caretaker prime minister and Jordan’s king met on Tuesday in the Jordanian capital Amman, both leaders’ offices said.
Israeli police say troops and special forces on an arrest mission exchanged fire with armed Palestinians in the occupied West Bank on Sunday.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s prime minister on Thursday said he would send a delegation to Moscow in hopes of halting a Russian order to shutter the operations of a major nonprofit organization that promotes Jewish immigration to Israel.
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s new prime minister paid an unannounced visit to the border with Lebanon on Tuesday, threatening to unleash a harsh military response to what he described as “unacceptable” aggression by the Lebanese militant Hezbollah group.
The White House says President Joe Biden will try to limit physical contact during his Middle East trip because of concern about rising COVID-19 cases.
Israel’s prime minister has expressed hope that his country will establish formal diplomatic ties with Saudi Arabia.
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday received a call from Israel’s caretaker prime minister, Yair Lapid, the first such conversation between Abbas and an Israeli premier in years.
Israel’s caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday used his first trip abroad since taking office to urge world powers to step up pressure on Iran over its nuclear activities.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s caretaker Prime Minister Yair Lapid held his first Cabinet meeting on Sunday since taking over as leader, promising a functional government despite the political instability that is sending Israel to its fifth elections in less than four years.