After extensive testing, military approves use of rubber bullets in the West Bank by specially authorized units to disperse riots.
Ministers from 47 European nations agreed for the first time Tuesday to harmonise their laws to stop so-called foreign fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria to join jihadist groups. The agreement by the Council of Europe, a pan-European rights group which includes the EU but also takes in countries such as Russia and Turkey, will make cross-border tracking and prosecutions easier. Under the agreement signed by foreign ministers, countries must criminalise acts such as "participating in an association or group for the purpose of terrorism", "receiving training for terrorism" and "travelling abroad for the purpose of terrorism".
Teenage siblings Ahmed and Hadeel have been regular visitors to a Haifa hospital for three years, receiving dialysis that keeps them both alive.
The United Nations will explore options with Israel's new government for a return to negotiations on creating a Palestinian state within a reasonable timeframe, the new envoy said Tuesday. Peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians have been comatose since a major US push for a final deal ended in failure in April 2014. UN efforts to revive the peace process were effectively on hold in recent months as Israel held elections and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu formed a new government that was announced last week.
In Jerusalem, FIFA president meets Netanyahu, warns against politicization of soccer; Palestinian FA chief claims Israel ‘leading world by nose because of Holocaust.’
Holy See says Israel should not be offended by statement that was made during ‘colloquial’ exchange and was meant to encourage commitment to peace.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — An anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors was reposted to YouTube on Tuesday, a day after a federal appeals court ruled the website should not have been forced to take it down.
Netanyahu tasked former FM with renewing peace talks, liaising with US and dealing with international community on Gaza, so what else is left for Deputy Minister Hotovely?