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Long sidelined, Arab Israeli entrepreneurs looking to join tech boom with Emirati backing

Israel’s Arab citizens see opportunities in the wider region after the Israel-UAE peace accord.
  • Jan 18, 2021

Ban Trump from running again? That’s been tried elsewhere — with mixed results

Some politicians’ movements have flourished, even after they were kicked out of politics.
  • Jan 13, 2021

Netanyahu approves hundreds of new homes for West Bank settlers on eve of Biden presidency

The Israeli prime minister’s move comes as he battles for right-wing support in March elections.
  • Jan 11, 2021

Tales from the jab: How people in 6 countries got their vaccines

Some get a text. Some call for an appointment. And some have the vaccine come to them.
  • Jan 9, 2021

Israel is vaccinating so fast it’s running out of vaccine

The country has inoculated 12 percent of the population, outpacing every other nation.
  • Jan 4, 2021

Convicted spy Jonathan Pollard arrives in Israel in latest Trump parting gift

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the former U.S. Navy analyst and his wife, Esther, with a celebratory Jewish prayer.
  • Dec 30, 2020

Israel deploys submarine to Persian Gulf in message of deterrence to Iran

The Israeli vessel headed to the waters bordering Iran amid tensions over the killing of an Iranian nuclear scientist.
  • Dec 23, 2020

Israel is starting to vaccinate, but Palestinians may have to wait months

Both the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and a growing gap between rich and poor countries could keep vaccines from the West Bank and Gaza as the virus surges.
  • Dec 19, 2020

Israel’s top-secret Mossad looks to recruit via Netflix, Hulu and Apple TV

The foreign intelligence agency is warming to its starring role in film and television dramas.
  • Dec 18, 2020

Netanyahu jumps to the front of the vaccine line, says he wants to boost Israeli confidence

The first shipment of Pfizer doses arrived Wednesday, and final regulatory approval is expected soon.
  • Dec 9, 2020