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Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu casts his vote in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AFP/Getty

Binyamin Netanyahu looked on course to secure a fifth term as Israeli prime minister on Tuesday night, but differences in exit polls from the three ma(...)

Ayelet Shaked in the mock advert for “Fascism” perfume.  Photograph: Screengrab

Israel’s right-wing justice minister Ayelet Shaked has hit back at critics after she was lambasted for featuring in a spoof election campaign ad, oste(...)

The Druze community demonstrates against the controversial Nationality Law in Rabin square, Tel Aviv, Israel. Photograph: Ebir Sultan/EPA

Opposition politicians have criticised the government for discriminating against Israel’s non-Jewish minorities. During a stormy debate on Wednesday (...)

The mother of Leila al-Ghandour, an eight-month-old  Palestinian baby  who, according to the Palestinian health ministry, died of tear gas inhalation during clashes in east Gaza holds her at the morgue of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza city. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images

Thousands of Gaza residents attended the funerals on Tuesday of those shot dead by Israeli security forces on Monday in the worst day of violence in t(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu:  police are expected to wrap up two separate graft investigations into Mr Netanyahu in the coming weeks. Photograph:  Amir Cohen/Reuters

Israel’s Knesset parliament has passed a controversial “police recommendations Bill” which bars the police from publicising recommendations from thei(...)

Jean-Luc Melenchon, leader of the far-left France Unbowed, who wants the European  flag replaced with the flag of the United Nations. Photograph: Jean-Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images

Jean-Luc Mélenchon, the leader of the far-left France Unbowed, says the blue and gold European flag is a “sectarian emblem” symbolising the EU’s Chris(...)

 A photo of 18-month-old Ali Dawabsheh, who was killed with his parents in an arson attack on their home in  occupied West Bank, for which a man and minor have  been charged with murder. Photograph: Alaa Badarneh/EPA

Israeli prosecutors filed murder charges today against a man and a minor for an arson attack in the occupied West Bank that killed three members of a (...)

The UN report on the Gaza war of 2014 was based on testimony from human rights groups such as Breaking the Silence. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Israeli ministers have backed a Bill demanding increased transparency from nongovernmental organisations that receive extensive foreign funding, in a(...)

The Jewish settlement of Givat Zeev in the West Bank, north of Jerusalem. A government programme authorises 381 new homes in the illegal settlement. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images

Israel is to approve the building of almost 900 new homes in West Bank Jewish settlements today, ending what settler leaders termed a de facto build(...)

A Palestinian youth practices his parkour jumping skills in Gaza City in houses destroyed during the 50-day war last summer. Photograph: Reuters/Mohammed Salem

A new World Bank report has warned that the Gaza Strip’s economy is on the “verge of collapse”, saying the unemployment rate there is now the highest (...)