An Orthodox Jewish assailant stabs participants at the annual gay pride parade in Jerusalem last Thursday, wounding six people. Photograph: Kobi Schutz/Reuters

An Israeli teenager today died of stab wounds sustained when an ultra-Orthodox man with a knife attacked a Gay Pride parade in Jerusalem three days ag(...)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Photograph: Petros Karadjias/Reuters

Israel’s parliament on Thursday passed into law the ability to force-feed prisoners on hunger strike, a move that has met vehement opposition from the(...)

Jonathan Pollard is pictured im May 1991 file photo, six years after his 1985 arrest. File photograph: Reuters

Jonathan Pollard, a former US Navy intelligence analyst convicted of spying for Israel, will be released on parole on November 21st after 30 years in (...)

President Barack Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden, at a press conference in response to the Iran nuclear deal. Photograph; Andrew Harnik/Getty Images

US president Barack Obama faces stormy weeks ahead as he must convince fellow Democrats and Republicans at home and disgruntled allies in the Middle E(...)

An Israeli fire fighter hoses down burnt leaflets in the Church of Loaves and Fishes on the shores of the Sea of Galilee, northern Israel on  June 18th. Photograph: Baz Ratner/Reuters

Israeli police said on Sunday suspects had been arrested on suspicion of torching a church revered by Christians as the site of Jesus’s miracle of th(...)

Pro-Palestinian activists seen embarking on a sailing boat to be part of a small flotilla that tried  to challenge Israel’s sea blockade of the Gaza Strip, in the open sea near Plaka on the island of Crete on Friday. Photograph: Stefanos Rapanis/Reuters

Israel said on Monday it had blocked a boat leading a four-vessel protest flotilla of foreign activists from reaching the Gaza Strip and forced the ve(...)

The idea that the international community could help concentrate minds in Israel/Palestine by proposing its own outline framework and timeframe for a (...)

rench foreign minister Laurent Fabius held a meeting on the proposal with Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah, the West Bank, on Sunday. Photograph: Thomas Coex/EPA

French foreign minister Laurent Fabius’s initiative was considered the last hope of reviving the dead “peace process” between Israel and Palestinians.(...)

Israel’s security cabinet minister Naftali Bennett is calling on the international community to recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

A far-right ally of Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged world powers on Sunday to recognise Israel’s 1981 annexation of the Golan Heights,(...)

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert (L) embraces an unidentified woman (R) at the Jerusalem District Court on Monday. Photograph: Heidi Levine/EPA

Former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert has been sentenced to eight months in prison for unlawfully accepting money from a US supporter.The verdict (...)