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May 13, 2018 1:38 AM World War 3: Israel DESTROY Palestine tunnels after VIOLENT PROTEST breaks out in Gaza

ISRAEL’s army have taken defiant action to destroy tunnels used by the Palestinian militant group Hamas, as violence between the two nations continues to rage in the Gaza strip. Fresh skirmishes between the Middle Eastern nations broke out on Friday when dozens of Palestinian demonstrators broke into the Gaza side of the Kerem Shalom terminal, the main channel 23

May 13, 2018 12:55 AM Netta Barzilai wins 2018 Eurovision Song Contest for Israel

LISBON, Portugal (AP) - Netta Barzilai is sassy, she's fun and she can sing - and now the Israeli has won the Eurovision Song Contest with a catchy techno dance tune about women's empowerment. The 25-year-old pre-competition favorite beat out competition from 42 other countries' performers Saturday to claim the music extravaganza's annual crown at the Grand 4

May 11, 2018 3:23 PM Middle East peace unlikely if Donald Trump takes sides

The US has long presented itself as a neutral broker in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict but now it is seen as taking sides. Hamas has urged Palestinians to march on the fence and try to break through to Israel. Israel has opened fire with live ammunition, killing 44 Palestinians and injuring more than 1,700. The region remains a tinderbox, roiled with tensions 10

May 7, 2018 10:09 AM First signs go up for US embassy in Jerusalem

Workmen on Monday put up street signs to the US embassy due to open in Jerusalem in one week, a move hailed as historic by Israel but loathed by Palestinians. Municipal workers erected signposts reading "US Embassy" in Hebrew, Arabic and English around the site, currently a US consular building, in the city's Arnona neighbourhood. Breaking with decades 1

May 7, 2018 9:49 AM Road signs pointing to 'US Embassy' go up in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (AP) - Jerusalem's city hall says it has put up road signs pointing to the new U.S. Embassy, which is set to move to the contested city next week. Mayor Nir Barkat placed the first signs on Monday in the southern Jerusalem neighborhood where the embassy is to be located. According to a picture sent by Barkat's office, the white signs read "U.S. Embassy" 2

April 24, 2018 7:33 PM Israeli minister heads to US to discuss Iran 'expansion'

Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman is travelling to the United States for talks Wednesday on countering Iran's "expansion" across the Middle East, especially in Syria, his office said. During his visit, Lieberman will meet Defence Secretary James Mattis, National Security Adviser John Bolton and members of the Senate, the Israeli foreign ministry 7

April 17, 2018 7:14 AM Israel FIRES WARNING: Right of 'total freedom of action' in Syrian airspace

ISRAEL’S defence minister has vowed to protect his country against Iran’s aggression and refused to rule out breaching Syrian airspace to launch future attacks. Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman claimed that Israel has “total freedom of action” in Syrian airspace if necessary. He told Walla News: “We will maintain total freedom of action. We will not accept 25

April 17, 2018 12:18 AM Missiles shot down over Syria airbases

The US says its military is not active in the area, leading to speculation that Israel is behind the attack. The reports said the missiles had targeted Shayrat airbase in Homs province and Dumair military airport, northeast of Damascus, late on Monday night. State TV said the country's air defences had confronted a new "aggression" but gave no further 16

April 9, 2018 7:21 PM The Latest: Trump says Syria attack will be met 'forcefully'

President Donald Trump says he'll "forcefully" respond to an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders calls on a reporter during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Monday, April 9, 2018. Sanders was asked about Syria, Russia and other topics. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh) Trump made the remark 9

March 28, 2018 11:07 AM Israel's El Al appeals against Air India flights over Saudi

Israel's El Al airline said it appealed Wednesday to the Supreme Court to cancel the authorisation of direct Air India flights between New Delhi and Tel Aviv via Saudi airspace. The Indian carrier began using the new route on March 22, reducing flight times between the two cities by more than two hours. Saudi Arabia had previously banned flights over its territory 11