A  Palestinian woman covering her face in Jerusalem’s old city.  Over half of the elderly coronavirus patients in Israel hail from the ultra-Orthodox Jewish sector. Photograph: EPA/Atef Safadi

After a one-month nationwide lockdown succeeded in significantly reducing Covid-19 infections, Israel has decided to ease some restrictions, starting (...)

 Benjamin Netanyahu:  “I believe there is a good chance we will soon see more Arab countries joining this expanding circle of peace”.  Photograph: Abir Sultan/AFP via Getty Images

Israel hopes that Thursday’s dramatic announcement that the United Arab Emirates would soon be establishing full diplomatic relations with Israel will(...)

A mask-clad man and woman walk past a billboard  in the centre of  Ramat Gan, east of Tel Aviv. The Israel’s government said it was imposing new restrictions to limit the spiralling spread of coronavirus in the hope of avoiding a general lockdown. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP via Getty Images

With Israel struggling to contain a second coronavirus wave, the government has introduced a weekend lockdown and tightened restrictions in an attempt(...)

Palestinian protestors in Rafah burn images of US president Donald Trump, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu and an Israeli  flag during a demonstration against a US-led peace plan. Photograph:  Said Khatib/AFP via Getty

The Israeli government is pushing ahead with plans to annex the Jordan Valley and all the Jewish settlements in the West Bank. The move follows Tuesd(...)

US president Donald Trump and Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: deal appears timed to allow Mr Netanyahu steal back an  election agenda dominated by charges of bribery. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun

Israeli defence minister Naftali Bennett is pushing the government to vote next week to annex the Jordan Valley area of the occupied West Bank, as the(...)

The new system will be used initially to intercept short-range rockets, and will operate in tandem with Israel’s multi-tiered air defence systems including Iron Dome (above).  Photograph: Jalaa Marey/AFP via Getty Images

Israel has announced a technological breakthrough that uses laser technology to intercept missiles, describing the development as a “game-changer that(...)

Israeli visitors enter an old market building in the flashpoint city of Hebron: construction will add “insult to injury”.  Photograph: Hazem Bader

Palestinians have reacted angrily to Israel’s decision to build a new neighbourhood in Hebron, a move that could double the number of settlers in the (...)

Smoke and fire billow  during a reported Israeli air strike on the outskirts of Damascus. The Israeli army confirmed it attacked military sites in Damascus. Photograph: AFP

Israel on Wednesday attacked dozens of Iranian targets in Syria, in response to rocket fire on northern Israel the day before. The army said its figh(...)

Baha Abu Al-Ata, the Palestinian Islamic Jihad leader who  was assassinated on Tuesday morning in an Israeli air strike. Photograph: AFP via Getty Images

Israel and Gaza militants are locked in another round of deadly violence after Israel killed a senior militant commander in a surprise, pre-dawn air s(...)

An Israeli soldier battles a fire started by an incendiary device launched from Gaza Strip, near the Israel and Gaza border fence on Wednesday. Photograph: AP Photo

Israel has given the Hamas rulers in Gaza a 24-hour deadline to implement the latest ceasefire arrangements after renewed clashes along the border on (...)

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