Jerusalem News

Cable cars over Jerusalem? Some see ‘Disneyfication’ of holy city

The cable-car project is an example, illustrating how Israel wields architecture and urban planning to extend its authority in the occupied territories.

Bizarre diplomacy

Trump’s decision on Jerusalem has no redeeming features. Instability in West Asia, which it will fuel, is bad news for India


Jerusalem: Rocket fired from Gaza hits home in south Israel; four treated

The rocket attack on Beersheba was the first in months and the first that hit an Israeli home since the 2014 summer war between Israel and Gaza's militant Hamas rulers.

Israeli police question PM again on corruption allegations

Investigators arrived Friday at Netanyahu's official residence in Jerusalem as protesters gathered outside with a large banner bearing Netanyahu's face and the words "crime minister" and chanting slogans calling for justice.

Israel opens high-speed rail link between Tel Aviv airport and Jerusalem

The train, travelling at speeds of up to 160 kilometres per hour (100 mph), traverses a series of new tunnels and bridges, passing through hills between Jerusalem and the airport, about 40 km (25 miles) away.

Israel closing embassy in Paraguay in response to return of mission to Tel Aviv

This came in response to Paraguay after it decided to move back it's embassy from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv. As most countries do not recognize Israeli sovereignty over the entire city of Jerusalem and say its final status should be set in peace talks.


Benjamin Netanyahu questioned by Israeli police in telecom corruption case

Despite the probes, the right-wing leader's popularity has risen in the past few weeks, a reflection, commentators said, of his tough security policies and the opening of the American Embassy in contested Jerusalem.

Israeli military: More than 25 mortar shells fired from Gaza

No one was hurt and the military said most were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system. But the high volume of projectiles came as tensions have been running high along the Israel-Gaza border.

Following United States lead, Guatemala moves embassy to Jerusalem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says it's fitting since Guatemala also followed the US to be the second country to recognize Israel 70 years ago.

US embassy moves Twitter account from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem

The Trump administration is fulfilling a campaign promise to move the embassy to Jerusalem, de facto recognition of the city as Israel's capital.