Congress OKs Watered-Down Bill on US-Israel Ties
Congress approved legislation Wednesday deepening U.S.-Israeli cooperation after softening a push to grant Israelis visa-free travel rights to the United States even as the Jewish state persists in blocking some Arab and Muslim Americans from its ...
US Jewish groups take Israel's government to task over 'Jewish state' bill
Stabbings worsen violence, political turmoil gripping Israel and the West Bank
What's behind the effort to make Israel, the 'Jewish State,' more 'Jewish'
Israel Sets Date for New Elections
Wall Street Journal
TEL AVIV—Israel's parliament, the Knesset, voted by a wide margin to dissolve itself Wednesday and set a date for elections next year, a day after the prime minister scrapped his coalition government. The move paved the way for a vote on March 17 in ...
What next for politics in Israel as government falls?
Israel's snap election call criticized, unlikely to change much
Israeli leader orders ministers out, sets stage for new elections Israel PM to ...
The Pakistani origins of the Israeli state
Washington Post (blog)
"Pakistan is like Israel, an ideological state," said then Pakistani President Zia ul-Haq in 1981. "Take out the Judaism from Israel and it will fall like a house of cards. Take Islam out of Pakistan and make it a secular state; it would collapse." It ...
British family says daughter missing in Israel
Edwards said his daughter was in Israel, mainly Tel Aviv, from November 16 to 30 on a cycling holiday and traveling alone. She was staying at a hostel in south Tel Aviv where she was last seen on the day of her departing flight. She had arrived at the ...
Israel's Delek Group buys shares in foreign energy firms
Early Israel Election Seen Hurting War-Battered Economy
Israel's Delek Group buying shares in foreign energy companies
ICRC: World holds Israel to legal double standard
“Why is there so much more focus on Israel than on Syria [and] other places where many more civilians are dying?” the ICRC official asked rhetorically, pointing out that “in other ongoing wars, more civilians die in one week than in Israeli wars in a ...
Opinion: Israel Should Get Its Retaliation In First
Ya'alon: Hamas 'Uninterested' in Another War with Israel
Arab Idol singer Mohammed Assaf makes plea for Israel to stop killing innocent ...
The Times of Israel
Congress to pass landmark Israel partnership bill
The Times of Israel
WASHINGTON — Congress was poised to give its final approval Wednesday afternoon to a bill that supporters say will create a unique status for Israel and serve as a framework for increased partnership in a number of key sectors, particularly energy and ...
House passes bill boosting U.S.-Israel security ties in unanimous vote
Congress Reaffirms Israel is a 'Major Strategic Partner'
House Slated to Vote on Bill Designating Israel a “Major Strategic Partner”
Arabs Are the Michael Browns of Israel
Try Israel. The victim was 22-year-old Khayr al-Din Hamdan, an Arab-Israeli citizen, and the shooting by Israeli security forces took place in the northern Israeli city of Kafr Kanna. But it sounds disturbingly like too many incidents that happen in ...
UN Resolution: Israel Must Renounce Nuclear Arms
The U.N. General Assembly overwhelmingly approved an Arab-backed resolution Tuesday calling on Israel to renounce possession of nuclear weapons and put its nuclear facilities under international oversight. The resolution, adopted in a 161-5 vote, noted ...
UN vote urges Israel to renounce nuclear arms
UN urges Israel to renounce nuclear arms, join non-proliferation treaty
UN approves Arab-backed call for Israel to renounce nukes
How Israel's Coalition Government Collapsed
Israel's Prime Minister Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at his office in Jerusalem Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a news conference at his office in Jerusalem on December 2, 2014. Gali Tibbon—Reuters ...
Israel's Seinfeld election
They are the most obvious losers from this week's political developments. But the list of losers must also include the Israeli public as a whole, which voted out half the last Knesset less than two years ago in an effort to elect people who would serve ...