Rappler talks to the Israeli Ambassador amid the shifting power dynamics in the Middle East
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's presence at the ceremony sparks controversy, with the Union of French Jews for Peace calling it 'shocking' and 'unacceptable'
(UPDATED) Dozens of Muslim worshippers hold midday prayers outside the site in protest at new security measures
Israel, constantly searching for allies at the United Nations and for new business partners, has portrayed the visit as a major diplomatic victory
The 71-year-old, premier between 2006 and 2009, was convicted of graft and entered prison in February 2016
The Israeli Embassy in Manila turns over the humanitarian aid to the Philippine Red Cross
Hamas this week marks 10 years since taking power in Gaza with the Palestinian enclave at risk of conflict and facing electricity blackouts, poverty and Israel's blockade
Peace Now's Hagit Ofran tells the Agence France-Presse (AFP) a total of 3,178 units were advanced this week
His comments come as Israeli authorities also advances plans for some 1,500 settlement homes in the West Bank, including units for the first new official settlement in some 25 years
Lebanon bans 'Wonder Woman' as part of its boycott of Israel, as star Gal Gadot is from the Jewish state
The operation comes just days after US President Donald Trump visited Israel on his maiden foreign tour
Trump's speech comes after he met Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas in Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank earlier in the day
(3rd UPDATE) While in Saudi Arabia, Trump had accused Iran of fuelling 'the fires of sectarian conflict and terror' while calling for its international isolation
US President Donald Trump tweets he will be 'strongly protecting American interests' in his marathan 8-day trip to the Middle East and Europe
US President Donald Trump will make 6 stops in 8 days, holding countless face-to-face meetings with world leaders like Saudi's King Salman and Pope Francis
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces political backlash for allegedly advising US President Donald Trump against moving the embassy from Tel Aviv to the disputed city of Jerusalem
The Binay family, led by former vice president Jejomar Binay and wife Elenita, is set to embark on a 'spiritually-charged' pilgrimage to the Holy Land later this month
(UPDATED) US President Donald Trump has been seeking ways to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts, which have been at a standstill since a US-led initiative collapsed in April 2014
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Trump will add the 3 stops to an already announced visit to NATO and G7 summits in Brussels and Sicily later this month
While the new document does not amount to recognition of Israel as demanded by the international community, Hamas officials say, it formally softens its stance in a few key areas
The party leadership is to publish a supplementary charter at a conference in Qatar on Monday, May 1
Elenita has a good chance to get travel authority, but her husband Jejomar faces trickier issues in his motion
(UPDATED) The Syrian regime ally Hezbollah says it is 'probably' the result of an Israeli air strike
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis meets with Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and President Reuven Rivlin
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Binay family members who are facing corruption charges seek the court's permission to join a 'faith-filled journey to the Holy Land'
'A projectile was launched from the Sinai peninsula and hit in the Eshkol regional council,' an Israeli army statement says, referring to an area in the south of the country
Here are the main global reactions to a US strike on a Syria air base in response to a suspected chemical attack
Israel's security cabinet gives its backing to the new settlement late on Thursday as the government presses ahead with settlement expansion in defiance of international concern
The leaders of the 22-member Arab League also call for the settlement of conflicts that are tearing the region apart
Islamist movement Hamas accuses Israeli intelligence agency Mossad of being behind the killing of Mazen Faqha
'The January spike in illegal settlement announcements by Israel is deeply concerning,' says envoy Nickolay Mladenov
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared on Twitter that Friedman 'will be warmly welcomed as President Trump's representative and as a close friend of Israel'
(UPDATED) 'The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation,' warns Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the strikes targeted weapons bound for Lebanon's Hezbollah, and that the Jewish State would do the same again if necessary
A US government official says Jason Greenblatt reiterated to the Yesha Council 'President Trump's previously expressed views regarding settlements'
(UPDATED) US officials have described the visit as a fact-finding mission as the White House seeks a way forward in restarting long-deadlocked peace efforts
'I draw much strength from Israel and Brandon, my angels,' says detained Senator Leila de Lima of her elder son and grandson, respectively
(UPDATED) Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas' spokesman says US President Donald Trump stressed his 'commitment to a peace process that would lead to a real peace between Palestinians and Israelis'
The level is 20 centimeters below what experts consider acceptable, the so-called 'red line'
The report says Netanyahu and then-defense minister Moshe Yaalon did not fully share information they had on the tunnels with other members of the security cabinet
(UPDATED) 'Why should we give working visas to people whose only purpose is to besmirch us and to attack us?' says Israeli foreign ministry spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon
De Lima says she failed to meet her sons at home when she had to rush back to the Senate when told the arresting team from the CIDG was on its way to her house to arrest her
Benjamin Netanyahu harus menempuh perjalanan dua jam lebih lama.
Netanyahu welcomes the strong show of support, telling reporters he 'was delighted' by the article by Malcolm Turnbull in The Australian
Defense lawyers announce an appeal and right-wing Israeli ministers immediately called for a pardon, while the Palestinian government and the victim's family condemns the sentence as too lenient
The right-wing Israeli leader will meet with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in Sydney on Wednesday
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the issue of the settlements should be resolved in the context of peace negotations
The secret meeting, according to an Israeli newspaper, was held to hear the regional peace plan of then US secretary of state John Kerry