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Israeli scientists produce energy from plants
Israeli scientists say they have produced hydrogen from plants in a development that they hope could eventually lead to using vegetation to produce electricity.
Benjamin Netanyahu corruption trial to begin in Israel
The Israeli public will see its prime minister in the dock for the first time as Benjamin Netanyahu's long-awaited corruption trial begins. The case against him has divided public opinion — and the country.
Israeli voters cast their ballots for third time in 12 months
Israeli voters arrive to the Gymnasia Ha'ivrit polling station in Jerusalem as they vote for a third time in 12 months, with embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking to end the country's political crisis and save his career.
Netanyahu pulls bid for immunity over corruption charges
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has withdrawn a request for immunity from prosecution over corruption charges. Ahead of a meeting with US President Donald Trump, he decried the proceedings as a "circus."
Fearing Soleimani reprisal, Germany revises terror threat level
The country's top police institution fears Israeli and US institutions could be in danger from terrorists following the assassination of Iran's Qassem Soleimani. Many of Germany's states are already on high alert.
Israel-Gaza truce breaks down
24 Nov 2019
Israeli jets have struck Islamic Jihad targets in response to rocket fire from Gaza. An unofficial cease-fire had been declared after two days of intense fighting.
Antiquities Age 'New York' discovered, Israeli archaeologists say
7 Oct 2019
A 5,000-year-old city found north of Tel Aviv points to sophisticated urban planning taking place earlier than previously thought. Israel's Antiquities Authority has called it the "New York of the early Bronze Age."
Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu to form new government
29 Sep 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu has been tasked with forming the country's new government, the president's office stated. But neither Netanyahu nor his opponent Gantz has an easy way to form a parliamentary majority.
Israeli Prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu in deadlocked election
20 Sep 2019
Martin Indyk, Council on Foreign Relations Distinguished Fellow and former U.S. special envoy for the Israeli-Palestinian negotiations discusses the Israeli elections. He speaks with David Westin on "Bloomberg: Balance of Power."
US to recognize Golan Heights as Israeli territory Monday: Israeli FM
25 Mar 2019
Acting Foreign Minister Israel Katz said US President Donald Trump will sign an executive order to recognize Israel's sovereignty over the Syrian border territory on Monday.
Israeli author Amos Oz dies of cancer at 79
29 Dec 2018
The most often translated Israeli author was a co-founder of the movement "Peace Now" and an advocate of the two-state solution in the Arab-Israeli peace process, but his works go far deeper than political positions.
Israeli official confirms overnight airstrikes in Syria, AP Says
27 Dec 2018
An Israeli security official confirmed responsibility for overnight airstrikes in Syria, AP reports, saying he spoke on condition of anonymity. J