Israel indicts couple who travelled to Mosul to join ISIS

2016-10-21 06:30

An Israeli court has indicted an Arab Israeli couple for joining the extremist Islamic State group with their three young children.

Israeli police defend officers after video emerges of shooting

2016-10-20 20:27

Israeli police have defended officers who shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian accused of trying to stab them, after video emerged appearing to show them fire at her on the ground.

Israel suspends cooperation with Unesco over Jerusalem draft

2016-10-14 20:51

Israel has suspended cooperation with Unesco a day after the UN cultural agency adopted a draft resolution that Israel says denies the deep, historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem.

Top adviser to Israeli prime minister resigns

2016-10-13 16:12

A top diplomat and longtime adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has resigned from his post for personal reasons, the foreign ministry announced.

With baby Waleed, Gaza population reaches 2 million

2016-10-12 16:58

The two millionth person has been born in Gaza, with the birth of a baby boy named Waleed officially recognised as reaching the milestone in the densely populated Palestinian territory.

Deadly shooting rampage puts Israel on alert ahead of holiday

2016-10-10 22:39

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a deadly shooting rampage in Jerusalem raised fears of a surge in violence during this week's Yom Kippur holiday, police say.

Fears of upsurge in violence as 2 killed in Jerusalem

2016-10-09 17:03

A Palestinian has opened fire from a car in Jerusalem and again as Israeli police chased him, killing an officer and a woman, officials say, as fears grew of a new spike in violence.

SA embassy trying to get access to detained woman in Israel

2016-10-06 17:05

The Department of International Relations and Co-operation says it is working with Israeli authorities to try to gain access to a South African woman who has been detained by officials.

Israel intercepts activist boat en route to Gaza

2016-10-05 21:08

The Israeli navy says it has intercepted a boat carrying pro-Palestinian female activists trying to break Israel's naval blockade of the Gaza Strip and is escorting the vessel ashore

Women hope to break Gaza sea blockade

2016-10-05 07:27

A group of women will try to reach the Gaza Strip on board a boat in a bid to break a decade-long blockade by Israel, a spokesperson said.


Massive carpet mosaic briefly uncovered in Palestinian town

2016-10-20 20:27

Archaeologists have removed the protective cover from one of the Middle East's largest carpet mosaics - but only for a day.

Unesco adopts controversial Jerusalem resolution

2016-10-18 16:22

Unesco's executive board has approved a resolution that Israel says denies the deep historic Jewish connection to holy sites in Jerusalem.

Palestinians push for UN membership and against settlements

2016-10-14 08:51

The Palestinians say they are sounding out members of the UN Security Council on a new resolution demanding a halt to Israeli settlement building and on prospects for becoming a full member of the UN.

Israel shuts down for Yom Kippur

2016-10-12 18:24

Israel has shut down for the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, with roads, shops, airports and even radio and TV stations all closed, while Israeli authorities sealed off mainly Palestinian east Jerusalem.

Israel shuts West Bank, Gaza for Jewish holiday

2016-10-11 15:11

Israeli authorities have barred Palestinians from entering the country from the occupied West Bank or the Gaza Strip ahead of the Jewish Yom Kippur holiday, the army says.

Israel arrests dozens of Palestinians after shooting rampage

2016-10-10 17:32

Israeli authorities have arrested dozens of Palestinians after a shooting rampage in Jerusalem killed two people and wounded five others, police said.

SA woman detained in Israel released

2016-10-06 22:50

The South African woman Israeli authorities “kidnapped” and detained while on a humanitarian mission to Gaza has been released, the international relations department said.

SA woman among activists on boat captured by Israelis

2016-10-05 21:41

A South African woman on Wednesday made a plea for help after the Israeli government intercepted a boat carrying pro-Palestinian female activists to Gaza.

World's oldest man celebrates bar mitzvah, 100 years late

2016-10-05 14:13

Israel Kristal, world's oldest man, celebrates his bar mitzvah - a hundred years late.

Two-thirds of Israelis don't expect peace deal: poll

2016-10-02 14:42

Almost two-thirds of Israelis believe there will never be a peace agreement with the Palestinians, according to the results of an opinion poll published on Sunday.

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.