Jul 12, 2016

Israel approves contentious NGO foreign funding law

The Israeli parliament finalized a controversial law compelling nongovernmental organizations that receive most of their funding from foreign state entities to declare it in official reports, a spokesman said Tuesday. The law, seen by critics as targeting left-wing groups that campaign for Palestinian rights, ...

Jul 8, 2016

'Probable' EgyptAir debris washes up on Israeli beach

Aircraft debris believed to have come from an EgyptAir crash in May has washed up on a beach near Tel Aviv, an official in the Israeli premier’s office said Friday. “Debris has been collected and there is a high probability that it originates from ...

Jun 27, 2016

Netanyahu says sea blockade against Gaza to remain after Turkey deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday his country’s maritime blockade against the Gaza Strip will remain in place following a deal with Turkey to normalize relations. Netanyahu made the comments in Rome, broadcast live in Israel, after Israel and Turkey agreed on a ...

Jun 20, 2016

U.N.: Israel for ratifying nuke test ban treaty but in no rush

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Monday that his country backs ratification of a treaty banning nuclear tests but did not commit to a time frame, a senior U.N. official said after meeting with the Israeli leader. Lassina Zerbo, who heads the U.N. organization ...