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A queue to receive the Covid-19 vaccine outside the new Tel Aviv municipality vaccines centre in Rabin square, Tel Aviv. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

More than one million of Israel’s population of 9.3 million have now received the first of two doses of the Pfizer/BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine. Politic(...)

Pedestrians, some wearing face masks, in the Mea Shearim neighbourhood in Jerusalem last week. Photograph: Dan Balilty/The New York Times

In an unprecedented display of civil disobedience, ultra-Orthodox schools and seminaries have reopened in defiance of Israeli government ordinances de(...)

Ultra-Orthodox Jews are pictured praying outside a synagogue in  Bnei Brak, near Tel Aviv, amid measures put in place by Israeli authorities in a bid to stop the spread of Covid-19. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty Images

Israel will implement overnight curfews from Tuesday night on some 40 cities and communities hit hard by coronavirus, after prime minister Binyamin Ne(...)

 Israeli activists protest in front of the Knesset  in Jerusalem, amid an ongoing row over the election of a new speaker. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israel is facing an unprecedented constitutional showdown after the high court of justice ruled that Knesset speaker Yuli Edelstein must allow the par(...)

 Palestinian Christians take part in a Christmas parade in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Photograph: Abed al-Hashlamoun/EPA

Catholic leaders in Israel have urged the state to allow Christians in Gaza to visit Bethlehem, in the West Bank, over the Christmas holiday. In a su(...)

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: rejected an offer from Benny  Gantz to publicly pledge he would not seek parliamentary immunity from prosecution. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun

The Likud and Blue and White parties have agreed to hold Israel’s next general election on March 2nd should the Knesset parliament fail to agree by a (...)

Lawyer Ram Caspi, acting for Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, arrives in east Jerusalem for a pre-indictment hearing for the prime minister. Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA

A new stage in Binyamin Netanyahu’s fight for political survival began Wednesday with the start of a pre-trial hearing on three separate corruption ca(...)

Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas: 1We announce the leadership’s decision to stop implementing the agreements signed with the Israeli side.’ Photograph: EPA/STR

Palestinian leaders have suspended all agreements with Israel in protest over its demolition of Palestinian homes earlier this week in the Jerusalem-a(...)

Granot desalination plant: The process works by pushing saltwater into membranes containing microscopic pores. Photograph:  Mekorot water company

Water scarcity, heightened by periods of prolonged drought, fuels tensions across the Middle East. Access to water is a major concern throughout the (...)

Members of the Israeli security forces detain a protester during a demonstration in Tel Aviv against police violence. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images

Police mobilised across Israel on Wednesday night to prevent a repeat of incidents the previous night, when much of the country came to a standstill a(...)

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