Netanyahu praises Mubarak's commitment to 'peace and security'

2020-02-25 18:45

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised former Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak, who died on Tuesday aged 91, for his commitment to peace, while Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas hailed his support for the "Palestinian cause".

Israeli PM Netanyahu's trial to start March 17: ministry

2020-02-18 19:12

The trial of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on corruption charges will open on March 17, the justice ministry says.

Israel awaits 'pragmatic' Abbas heir, but may be disappointed

2020-02-12 22:01

Israel has pitched the controversial US Middle East peace plan as an offer for a future, "pragmatic" Palestinian leader, saying it was always going to be rejected by president Mahmud Abbas.

Palestinians withdraw request for UN vote on US Mideast plan: diplomats

2020-02-10 20:01

The Palestinians have abandoned their request for a vote at the UN Security Council on rejecting the US Mideast plan, over a lack of international support, diplomats say.

Sudan says leader made no promises to Israel PM

2020-02-06 17:09

Sudan's cabinet said on Thursday that the country's leader General Abdel Fattah al-Burhan had made no promise to Israel's prime minister of "normalising ties" between the two countries.

'Open an embassy in Jerusalem', Netanyahu tells Uganda

2020-02-03 22:57

Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday held talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni and called for the opening of missions in each others' countries, during a visit aimed at boosting ties.

Israeli warplanes hit Hamas in Gaza after border fire

2020-02-01 13:51

Israeli warplanes have hit the Gaza Strip's Islamist rulers Hamas after cross-border mortar fire by Palestinian militants, the Israeli army has announced.

Palestinians protest againt Trump's Mideast peace plan

2020-01-29 20:46

Palestinians have protested against President Donald Trump's controversial peace plan that gives Israel a US green light to annex key parts of the occupied West Bank.

What will Palestinians lose if Israel annexes Jordan Valley?

2020-01-29 09:47

Annexation of territory cuts off West bank from River Jordan, which feeds over 80,000 hectares of agricultural lands.

Moscow urges Israel and Palestinians to 'negotiate directly' after Trump plan

2020-01-29 06:15

Russia has called on Israelis and Palestinians to negotiate directly to find a "mutually acceptable compromise" after US President Donald Trump unveiled his controversial Middle East plan.


Netanyahu plans east Jerusalem settler homes ahead of Israel poll

2020-02-20 20:07

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has announced plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in annexed east Jerusalem, a controversial project unveiled less than two weeks before a general election.

Israel launches air strikes on Gaza, cancels easing of restrictions

2020-02-16 13:04

The Israeli air force has attacked Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip in retaliation, it says, to rocket fire from the Palestinian enclave into Israel.

Lacking support, Palestinians pull request for UN vote against Trump plan

2020-02-11 10:47

The Palestinians have abandoned their request for a vote at the UN Security Council that they hoped would reject US President Donald Trump's peace plan.

Ramaphosa compares US, Israel plans for Jerusalem to that of apartheid regime

2020-02-09 16:08

President Cyril Ramaphosa has compared the peace plan by US President Donald Trump and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to that of the South African apartheid system.

Hamas hails Jerusalem attack as 'response' to Trump peace plan

2020-02-06 12:31

Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas hailed a car-ramming in Jerusalem that wounded 12 Israeli troops on Thursday as a "practical response" to US President Donald Trump's controversial Middle East peace plan.

Palestinians cut all ties with Israel, US: Abbas

2020-02-01 17:39

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas Saturday announced a cut of all ties with Israel and the United States, including security cooperation, days after Washington unveiled a controversial Middle East peace plan.

US-Israeli woman pardoned by Putin flies home with Netanyahu

2020-01-30 21:01

A US-Israeli woman jailed for drug trafficking in Russia has flown into Tel Aviv with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after she was pardoned by President Vladimir Putin.

Trump peace plan embraced in Israel, rejected by Palestinians

2020-01-29 15:25

President Donald Trump's long delayed Middle East peace plan won support in Israel on Wednesday but was bitterly rejected by Palestinians facing possible Israeli annexation of key parts of the West Bank.

Progress in fighting China virus | Trump Mideast peace plan: WATCH the top world news videos for today

2020-01-29 07:15

Melbourne scientists have grown the coronavirus - ramping-up efforts to produce a vaccine | Trump, Netanyahu unveil peace plan; Palestinians balk; here are the top world news videos. WATCH.

Palestinian president Abbas says Trump peace plan "will not pass"

2020-01-28 22:42

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas has rejected US President Donald Trump's proposal for peace with Israel, vowing the plan unveiled in Washington will "not pass".

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