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Israeli army says it fires back after 3 rockets from Lebanon

August 04, 2021 6:46 pm

Channel 12 reported that one rocket exploded in an open area and another was intercepted by Israel's defense system, known as the Iron Dome. The army said it fired artillery back in response.

UAE inaugurates embassy in Israel in downtown Tel Aviv

July 14, 2021 1:51 pm

The Emirati embassy's inauguration came two weeks after Israel cut the ribbon on its embassy in Abu Dhabi during Foreign Minister Yair Lapid's visit to the UAE in June.

Before rage flared, a push to make Israel’s mixed towns more Jewish

May 24, 2021 10:17 am

A similar change was playing out in other mixed Arab-Jewish cities inside Israel, such as nearby Ramla and Acre in the north — part of a loosely organized nationwide project known as Torah Nucleus.

When fighting erupts between Israel and Hamas, Charges of war crimes follow

May 17, 2021 2:21 pm

Israel said a senior Hamas commander was the target of the Friday attack. Graphic video footage showed Palestinian medics stepping over rubble that included children’s toys and a Monopoly board game as they evacuated the bloodied victims from the pulverized building.

Violence in Israel challenges Biden’s ‘stand back’ approach

May 12, 2021 2:02 pm

Biden and his senior advisers have largely accepted that status quo. Determined to shift the focus of American foreign policy to China from the Middle East and seeing no reliable partner in an unstable Israeli government led by an embattled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Israel closes Tel Aviv airport after rocket fire from Gaza

May 12, 2021 5:26 am

Israels transportation authority says it is closing the country's main international airport following a barrage of rocket fire on the Tel Aviv metropolis area.

UAE cabinet approves setting up embassy in Tel Aviv

January 24, 2021 11:37 pm

The UAE and Israel agreed to normalise relations in August, a deal forged largely over shared fears of Iran.

Israel moves to rein in rights group over apartheid use

January 18, 2021 4:16 pm

The explosive term, long seen as taboo and mostly used by the country’s harshest critics, is vehemently rejected by Israel’s leaders and many ordinary Israelis.

Tel Aviv museum showcases climate change solutions

July 25, 2019 2:27 pm

The "Fridays for Future" protests have reinvigorated the debate on climate change around the world. An exhibition in Tel Aviv now shows how cities can use innovative technologies to limit the effects of global warming.

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

September 25, 2018 8:33 pm

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.