Israel

Melania Trump swats President’s hand and video clip goes viral

As the Trumps and the Netanyahus walked the red carpet following a formal welcoming ceremony and remarks, the President seems to reach for his wife's hand. The first lady appears to swat her husband's hand away with a visible flick of her

Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

In stressing threats from Iran, Trump echoed a theme laid out during weekend meetings in Saudi Arabia with Muslim leaders from around the world, many wary of the Islamic Republic's growing regional influence and financial muscle, according to Reuters. Trump has vowed

Trump visits Israel amid tight security

He flies in from Saudi Arabia, a key US ally, where he gave a speech to Arab and Muslim leaders at a summit, Joinfo.com reports with reference to the BBC. Mr Trump will hold talks with both Israeli and Palestinian leaders during

Trump’s disclosure endangered spy placed inside ISIS by Israel, officials say

The spy provided intelligence involving an active ISIS plot to bring down a passenger jet en route to the United States, with a bomb hidden in a laptop that U.S. officials believe can get through airport screening machines undetected. The information was

The 12th Dead Sea Scroll Cave Found Near Qumran, But Scrolls Gone

Over 60 years after the first excavations at Qumran, researchers from Hebrew University said Wednesday that they identified the 12th cave near Qumran they believe contained Dead Sea Scrolls until it was plundered in the middle of the 20th century, Joinfo.com reports

Mideast conflict: Middle East Conference Ends With Warning Against Unilateral Steps

Over 70 countries reaffirm commitment to two-state solution; diplomats say subliminal message sent to Trump administration; Britain has 'particular reservations,' doesn't sign; French FM says basis of peace talks remains pre-1967 borders; Israel is relieved by final communiqué, while Palestinians are pleased. More

Paris world summit hoping to start Israel-Palestinian peace talks

Delegates from 70 nations are expected to reaffirm support for a two-state solution to the decades-old conflict, the BBC reports. Palestinians have welcomed the meeting but Israel - which is not attending - says the conference is loaded against it. The last round

4 soldiers killed in truck attack in Jerusalem

A truck rammed into a group of soldiers on a promenade in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood of Jerusalem, killing four young soldiers - three women and one man - in a vehicle-ramming attack on Sunday afternoon, police said, the Times of

Jerusalem pays honors to former Israeli President Peres, Ukrainian President visits ceremony

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is taking part in the ceremony, according to the president's press service, UNIAN reports. Poroshenko expressed his condolences to the leadership of the State of Israel, relatives of the deceased and the People of Israel "over the big

Shimon Peres, Israel’s last founding father, dies at 93

Peres was hospitalized following a stroke two weeks ago and his condition had improved before a sudden deterioration on Tuesday, doctors said. In announcing his passing, family members said that he did not suffer pain, and as a last act after death,