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Israeli court sentences Palestinian jailbreakers to 5 years

May. 22, 2022 08:27 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli court on Sunday sentenced six Palestinian inmates to five years in prison for tunneling out of their cell last year and escaping from a high-security facility in the biggest prison break of its kind in decades. The jailbreak sparked a massive...

Israel reports first case of monkeypox, suspects others

May. 22, 2022 02:01 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israeli authorities say they have detected the country's first case of monkeypox in a man who returned from abroad and were looking into other suspected cases. Israel's Health Ministry said late Saturday the man was in a Tel Aviv hospital in good condition....

Shaky Israeli coalition is jolted as another lawmaker quits

May. 19, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Another member of Israel's parliament said Thursday she was quitting the ruling coalition, leaving embattled Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in control of a crumbling minority government. Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi's announcement further whittles away Bennett's...

Palestinian gunman dies days after clash with Israeli troops

May. 15, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — A Palestinian gunman who is the brother of a prominent Palestinian militant died Sunday after being critically wounded in clashes with Israeli forces, according to the Israeli hospital where he was being treated. Daoud Zubeidi was wounded in clashes with the...

Prominent Israeli peace negotiator Uri Savir dies at 69

May. 15, 2022 03:02 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Uri Savir, a prominent Israeli peace negotiator and dogged believer in the need for a settlement with the Palestinians, has died, according to Israeli media reports. He was 69. The reports said he died Friday. No cause of death was given. As...

Israel searches for attackers who killed 3 in mass stabbing

May. 06, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security forces took part in a massive manhunt Friday for two Palestinians suspected of carrying out a stabbing rampage near Tel Aviv that left three Israelis dead. The stabbing on Thursday, Israel's Independence Day, was the latest in a series of deadly...

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

May. 06, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicle, Israeli authorities said. Police launched a massive search for the assailants,...

Israeli medics say 3 people were killed in stabbing near Tel Aviv; police suspect militant attack

May. 05, 2022 14:32 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics say 3 people were killed in stabbing near Tel Aviv; police suspect militant attack.

Israeli medics say 1 killed, at least 6 wounded in mass stabbing near Tel Aviv; motive unclear

May. 05, 2022 14:24 PM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics say 1 killed, at least 6 wounded in mass stabbing near Tel Aviv; motive unclear.

Israel lashes out at Russia over Lavrov's Nazism remarks

May. 02, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel on Monday lashed out at Russia over “unforgivable” comments by its foreign minister about Nazism and antisemitism — including claims that Adolf Hitler was Jewish. Israel, which summoned the Russian ambassador in response, said the remarks blamed Jews for their...