The UN chief on Tuesday criticized Israel's blockade of Gaza, a day after Israel and Turkey reached a broad reconciliation pact that looked to ease, but not eliminate, the isolation of the coastal strip.
Israel's military says it is investigating a recent incident at an air force base in which soldiers were ordered to stand in formation to spell out the Google logo for the company's visiting executives
France's foreign minister warned Friday that Israel's ban on Palestinians entering its territory following the 'abominable' attack on a popular cafe in Tel Aviv could escalate violence instead of focus attention on the need to pursue peace.
Israel on Thursday imposed a series of sweeping restrictions on Palestinian movement and deployed hundreds of additional troops to the West Bank in response to a Tel Aviv attack that killed four Israelis.
Two Palestinians opened fire near a popular open-air market in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday night, killing four Israelis and wounding at least five others in one of the deadliest attacks in an eight-month wave of violence.
Top diplomats from around the world on Friday endorsed France's efforts to revive long-dormant Mideast peace talks aimed at "fully ending" Israel's half-century-old occupation of lands the Palestinians seek for their state.
Israel's defence minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by "extremist and dangerous elements" and that he no longer trusts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Israeli police on Thursday confirmed that a 19-year-old Palestinian man carried out a bus bombing in Jerusalem this week, as the Islamic militant group Hamas praised the man as a 'martyr' for the attack.