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Palestinians inspect their house which was hit by an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on Aug. 8, 2022. 

As Israel-Palestinian truce holds, Gaza power plant restarts

Over three days of fighting, 44 Palestinians were killed, including 15 children and four women, and 311 were wounded, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

As Israel-Palestinian truce holds, Gaza power plant restarts
A white ambulance is shown from the front with several people wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons standing nearby.

Gang riot in Ecuador prison leaves more than 100 dead, dozens injured

Gang riot in Ecuador prison leaves more than 100 dead, dozens injured
A supporter of US President Donald Trump waves Israeli and US national flags on the day of the U.S. presidential election, in Carmiel, northern Israel, Nov. 3, 2020.

Amid US-UAE arms deal and US election, Israelis wonder how balance of power in region might change

Amid US-UAE arms deal and US election, Israelis wonder how balance of power in region might change
Two men wearing tank tops and face masks protest and wave blue and white Israeli flags in a big crowd

Israelis protest against new COVID-19 measures that restrict protests

Israelis protest against new COVID-19 measures that restrict protests
People wear face masks as they shop in a main market in Jerusalem, Israel, July 16, 2020.

Israel considers a second lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

Israel considers a second lockdown as coronavirus cases surge
Commodities containers are seen at Shahid Rajaee harbor

Iran-Israel cyberattacks threaten unofficial rules of engagement

A recent exchange of alleged cyberattacks on critical infrastructure between the two regional rivals is rattling the Middle East and threatens to change the unofficial but implicit agreement on the rules of engagement.

Iran-Israel cyberattacks threaten unofficial rules of engagement
Rachel Gutman says she votes partly because she wants to have a voice on American foreign policy in Israel. 

Israel's Democrats Abroad cast their votes in the US primary election

Some Americans showed up to a local sports bar in Israel on Super Tuesday to cast their votes for the next American president.

Israel's Democrats Abroad cast their votes in the US primary election
Shamshiri, a Persian restaurant in South Tel Aviv, Israel. 

After Soleimani's death, Persian Israelis are caught between two homelands

After the United States killed Iranian commander Qasem Soleimani, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu applauded the move. Israel’s security forces went on alert. Meanwhile, Iranian Jews in Israel say they hope for a day when they can go back to visit Iran.

After Soleimani's death, Persian Israelis are caught between two homelands
Pnina Tomano-Shata spoke at a town hall meeting for Ethiopian Israeli voters in the town of Or Yehuda ahead of Israel's national election on September 17, 2019.

'They need to stop killing our kids': Ethiopian Israeli lawmakers tackle police brutality

Over the summer, Ethiopian Israelis held protests in several cities after a police officer shot and killed an Ethiopian teenager. Protesters said they were upset about police brutality, discrimination and racism. Those issues were still on the minds of two Ethiopian candidates for the Knesset in the run-up to last month's election in Israel.

'They need to stop killing our kids': Ethiopian Israeli lawmakers tackle police brutality
A black and white photo showing a man in a pilot's uniform with a mustache looking at a camera among a crowd of people.

Capt. Michel Bacos, Entebbe hijacking hero, dies at 95

Michel Bacos chose to stay with his Jewish passengers who were being held hostage in Entebbe, Uganda, in 1976. He "took over immediately as a real captain and as a real commander, remembers one of the youngest passengers on the flight.

Capt. Michel Bacos, Entebbe hijacking hero, dies at 95
Two up close portraits of white men with short hair cuts competing for prime minister.

For the first time in a decade, Netanyahu has a serious challenger

Former military general Benny Gantz seems eager to make it clear that he can be Israel’s next Mr. Security, distinguishing himself from Benjamin Netanyahu with a strong anti-corruption message while the prime minister faces corruption charges and a looming indictment.  

For the first time in a decade, Netanyahu has a serious challenger
red light district

This Israeli Facebook group is a lifeline for women caught in a cycle of prostitution

The volunteers who came to Dorit's aid are part of an Israeli, Hebrew-language Facebook group made up of women currently or formerly in prostitution and other people who want to help.

This Israeli Facebook group is a lifeline for women caught in a cycle of prostitution
Gaza boy pushing wheelchair water

Gaza's water crisis is 'a ticking time bomb'

Humanitarian organizations fear the water crisis in Gaza is so acute, it may become uninhabitable by the year 2020.

Gaza's water crisis is 'a ticking time bomb'
American student Lara Alqasem, 22, appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel October 11, 2018. She wants to study at Hebrew University. But Israeli authorities are questioning her politics.

She wanted to study at Hebrew University, but Israel is blocking her

University of Florida graduate Lara Alqasem applied and got accepted to a master's program at Hebrew University. But Israeli authorities say her political past disqualifies her.

She wanted to study at Hebrew University, but Israel is blocking her
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stands at a podium speaking during a news conference in Tel Aviv.

Israel says Iran lied on nuclear arms, pressures US to scrap deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he has evidence of a secret Iranian nuclear weapons program that could step up pressure on the United States to pull out of a 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.

Israel says Iran lied on nuclear arms, pressures US to scrap deal