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Israeli president Reuven Rivlin shakes hands with Israeli prime minster Naftali Bennett. Photograph: Amir Levy/Getty

Israelis on Monday started adjusting to the new reality of life without Binyamin Netanyahu as prime minister after the dramatic Knesset vote on Sunday(...)

Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu has welcomed the news Sudan is to normalise ties with Israel. Photograph: Alex Kolomiensky/Pool/AFP via Getty Images

Sudan is to take steps to normalise ties with Israel, it was announced on Friday, in a move that and Palestinians described as a “new stab in the back(...)

Senior White House officials Jared Kushner, Steve Mnuchin and  Robert O’Brien listen as US president Donald Trump announces the agreement between Israel and the UAE at the White House on Thurday. Photograph: Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images

Israel and the United Arab Emirates have reached a historic peace deal that will normalise diplomatic relations between the Jewish state and Gulf powe(...)

The government of Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah  has submitted its resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. Photograph: EPA/Abed  Al Hashlamoun

President Mahmoud Abbas has accepted the resignation of the Palestinian cabinet and begun consultations to form a new government consisting of Palesti(...)

A  Palestinian protester throws back a tear gas canister towards Israeli forces during clashes after a demonstration along the border with Israel east of Gaza City on January 25th, 2019. Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP

Qatar has decided to divert its monthly payment of funds for Gaza to United Nations-administered humanitarian projects in the Strip, after the Palesti(...)

Palestinian prime minister Rami al-Hamdallah  (left) shakes hands with Hamas chief Ismail Haniyeh in Gaza City, on October 2nd, 2017. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Prime minister Rami al-Hamdallah has chaired the first meeting of the Palestinian cabinet in the Gaza Strip for three years as efforts to end the bit(...)

Masked youth cadets of the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Palestinian Islamist Hamas movement, hold Kalashnikov assault rifles at a march in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Yunis on September 15th, 2017. Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images

Hamas has agreed to dissolve its governing body in the Gaza Strip, allow the West Bank-based Palestinian Authority (PA) government to take over in its(...)

Relatives mourn during the funeral of Israeli policeman Yosef Kirma at Mount Herzl cemetery in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

A Palestinian motorist launched a shooting spree near the Israeli police headquarters in Jerusalem on Sunday, killing two people and wounding five oth(...)

Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman and his Canadian counterpart in Jerusalem yesterday. Mr Baird’s country voted against Palestinian membership of the ICC; his car was pelted with eggs by protesters in Ramallah. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Israel has reacted angrily to the decision by the International Criminal Court (ICC) to open an inquiry into possible war crimes in the Palestinian te(...)

Palestinians wait to receive food supplies from a United Nations food distribution center in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

Egypt was desperately trying to salvage ceasefire efforts last night after Palestinian militants renewed rocket fire and Israeli air raids left a chil(...)