Israel invites bids for 77 East Jerusalem settler homes: NGO

Israeli authorities invited tenders on Monday for the construction of 77 homes in settlement neighbourhoods of annexed east Jerusalem, settlement watchdog Peace Now said.

Israel president marks Armenian massacre for first time

President Reuven Rivlin met Armenian community leaders Sunday on the centenary of the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians, the first time an Israeli head of state has marked the killings.

Eyeing Arab ties, Israel to observe nuclear pact meeting

Israel will take part as an observer in a major nuclear non-proliferation conference that opens at the United Nations on Monday, ending a 20-year absence in hope of fostering dialogue with Arab states, a senior Israeli official said.

Israel to airlift 25 infants from Nepal born to surrogates

Israel said Sunday it planned to airlift 25 infants from quake-hit Nepal born to surrogate mothers, along with their Israeli parents, most of them homosexual couples.

Israeli soldiers indicted on charges of theft during Gaza war

 Three Israeli soldiers were on Sunday indicted over charges of theft in the ground incursion in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip during the 50-day war last year that killed over 2,000 people.

Knife-wielding Palestinian shot dead near Jerusalem: Police

Israeli police shot dead a knife-wielding Palestinian who attempted to stab colleagues at an east Jerusalem checkpoint, a spokeswoman said on Saturday.

Israeli forces shoot and kill Palestinian armed with knives

 Israeli troops shot and killed a young Palestinian man wielding two knives on Saturday as they gave chase after he tried to attack the troops near a checkpoint in the Jerusalem area, police said.

Palestinians condemn Israeli ruling on Jerusalem property

A lawyer representing Palestinians attacked on Thursday a ruling by the Israeli Supreme Court that he said could enable confiscation of east Jerusalem property owned by residents of the occupied West Bank. 

Palestinian rams car into bus stop, killing Israeli

Police said on Thursday a Palestinian whose car struck people at a Jerusalem bus stop, killing an Israeli, appeared to have driven into them deliberately.

Israel grants entry to Palestinian medics' cars

Israel began on Tuesday to allow Palestinian medical staff working in the country to enter from the West Bank with their own vehicles, a first in 15 years, defence ministry body said.

Kim, Kanye get North West baptised in Jerusalem
Kim, Kanye get North West baptised in Jerusalem

Celebrity couple Kim Kardashian and Kanye West have got their daughter North baptised a 12th century Armenian church in Jerusalem.

Kim, Kanye get daughter North West baptised in Jerusalem
Kim, Kanye get daughter North West baptised in Jerusalem

 Reality TV star Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West have got their daughter North West baptised in Jerusalem.

Israel slams Russia decision to lift Iran missile ban

Israel on Monday denounced Russia`s decision to lift a ban on supplying Iran with sophisticated S-300 air defence missile systems as proof of Tehran`s newfound "legitimacy" following nuclear talks.

Military action against Iran still possible: Israel official

A senior Israeli government minister on Monday warned that taking military action against Iran's nuclear program is still an option despite last week's framework deal between world powers and the Islamic Republic.

Israel to detain female Palestinian lawmaker for 6 months

The Israeli military has placed a female Palestinian legislator under detention for six months without trial, a lawyer for the lawmaker said on Monday.

Palestinians reject Israel tax transfer after debt deduction

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Sunday he rejected Israel's offer of a partial transfer of tax revenues it collects for the Palestinians, following a three-month freeze.

Christians mark Good Friday in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims from around the world on Friday joined Palestinian co-religionists in a solemn Easter procession through the walled Old City of Jerusalem.

Any Iran deal must `significantly roll back` nuclear capacity: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Thursday that any deal to emerge from talks on Iran`s nuclear ambitions must seriously diminish its capabilities.

Israel to force African migrants to '3rd country'

Israel is set to force illegal African migrants to choose between leaving to a "safe third-party" country in Africa or face imprisonment, the interior ministry said.

Jerusalem Palestinian charged with trying to join IS

Israeli prosecutors Monday charged a Palestinian resident of east Jerusalem with allegedly trying to join the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the Shin Bet domestic security agency said.