Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu apologised Sunday after facing criticism for comments in which he seemed to compare a soldier currently on trial for manslaughter with troops killed in combat.
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said on Saturday he opposed "any attack on any religion" after Israel accused him of libelling the Jewish people in an address to the European Parliament."Palestine is the cradle of the three monotheistic faiths.
Institutionalised racism in Israeli society is becoming a particularly worrying trend as Israel's relations with old allies worsen. The past few weeks have seen numerous examples of racist acts committed by Israeli authorities.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began talks in Berlin Friday over the escalating Israeli-Palestinian violence, as a new knife attack hit west of Jerusalem.
Germany on Wednesday stressed its inherent responsibility for the Holocaust, after Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu stirred controversy by claiming that a Palestinian leader gave Hitler the idea of exterminating Jews.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu backtracked Wednesday on his claim that a Palestinian religious leader gave Adolf Hitler the idea to exterminate Jews after widespread controversy and a flood of online mockery.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Tuesday warned against any misuse of force as he met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem in a bid to calm nearly three weeks of Palestinian unrest.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that "knife terror will not defeat us" as he addressed parliament amid Palestinian unrest and a wave of stabbing attacks targeting Jews.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday Israel was "waging a fight to the death against Palestinian terror", and ordered tough new measures after the killing of two Israelis in Jerusalem.
Wasn’t there something just a little bit creepy about U.S. President Barack Obama warning Jewish leaders in the United States that Israel would likely be attacked if the recently negotiated nuclear deal with Iran was blocked by Congress?
Israel's attorney general has ordered an inquiry into Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's spending, a justice ministry official said on Tuesday, amid reports of alleged misuse of public funds.
With news of a deal between Iran and the U.S. still fresh, and reaction still pouring in, President Barack Obama put in a call to an interested bystander today. Obama called Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to talk about the agreement.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday after world powers reached a historic nuclear deal with Iran that Israel was not bound by it and signalled he remained ready to order military action.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denounced the agreement between Tehran and world powers as a "bad deal," as Barack Obama affirmed his support for long-time ally Israel despite differences over the nuclear accord.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday denounced as "dangerous" a nuclear accord that world powers are negotiating with Iran, saying it goes beyond what his government had feared.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday denied making a U-turn by saying he would never agree to the creation of a Palestinian state, arguing that the conditions were not yet ripe.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's blistering attack on a U.S. push for a nuclear accord with Iran soured ties with Washington but could boost his prospects in elections this month, experts say.
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit Monday the kosher supermarket in eastern Paris where four Jews were killed when an Islamist gunman stormed the store last week, an Israeli embassy spokeswoman told AFP.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday blamed "Palestinian extremists" for clashes at Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, denying Israel was behind mounting tensions at the site.
Israel claimed to have withdrawn ground forces from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip and said it will observe a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire proposed by Egypt but not initially accepted by the militant group.
Hamas holds an election rally in the West Bank city of Ramallah in 2007.
The Gaza Strip village of Abasan is seen from the Israeli side of the border in 2007.
The Cave of the Patriarchs in Hebron.
LEADERSHIP: U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel (left) holds a press conference Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem last May. Hagel announced his resignation today.
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Hillary Clinton and Benjamin Netanyahu pose for a picture.
After landing in an IDF base, Gilad Shalit was reunited with his father, Noam
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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper (2nd R) stands with his wife Laureen (R) as they tour Hula Lake Ornithology and Nature Park in northern Israel January 22, 2014
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Interesting facial expressions during a meeting in 2012
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Israel's prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
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A picture taken from the Israeli side of the Israel-Gaza Border on August 10, 2014 shows smoke rising from the coastal side of the Gaza strip following an Israeli military strike
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Israel security personnel stop Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron in February during a demonstration marking the 20th anniversary of the street closure since an Israeli man massacred 29 Palestinians in 1994.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry greets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem before a meeting last May.
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OFFICIALS: Austrian foreign minister Sebastian Kurz meets with Palestinian prime minister Rami Hamdallah in Ramallah in April.
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Noam Shalit during an interview in the tent in front of the Israeli Prime Minister's residence in Jerusalem. Photo by Alessandro Di Maio, November 11, 2010
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper shake hands before their meeting in Jerusalem January 21, 2014
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President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu deliver a press conference following their meeting in the Oval Office.
Israeli security forces block Palestinians from entering Al-Shuhada Street in Hebron during demonstrations marking the 20th anniversary of the street closure instituted an Israeli man shot and killed 29 Palestinians in a random attack.
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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center) shakes hands with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas as then-Secretary of State Hillary looks on at the prime minister's residence in Jerusalem in 2010.
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Israel's President Shimon Peres (R) and Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper shake hands before their meeting at Peres' residence in Jerusalem January 21, 2014