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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...

No fireworks for Israel Independence Day over PTSD concerns

May. 02, 2022 04:32 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s raucous Independence Day celebrations will be a little quieter this year. Although fireworks are typically a mainstay at parties across the country, this year many of the glittering yet noisy displays have been cancelled over concerns by some...

Israel halts for Holocaust day, honors 6 million Jews killed

Apr. 28, 2022 05:06 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Sirens blared across Israel early Thursday as the country came to a standstill in an annual ritual honoring the 6 million Jews murdered during the Holocaust. People halted where they were walking, and drivers stopped their cars to get out of the vehicles as...