Israeli music scene jolted by international boycott movement

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's Meteor Festival was meant to bring together indie groups from around the world in what organizers billed as a Woodstock-like "cutting edge musical journey that surpasses bord...

UN official: Palestinian refugee issue can't be wished away

JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees says the United States slashed his budget early this year to punish the Palestinians for their criticism of America's recognition ...

Israeli questioning of US Jews at border expose deeper rift

JERUSALEM (AP) — When Simone Zimmerman arrived at the check-in window at the Israeli border with Egypt, it didn't take long for the young activist to run into trouble. Zimmerman, a J...

Israel: Social media monitoring nabs would-be attackers

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli authorities have foiled over 200 Palestinian attacks by monitoring social media and sifting through vast amounts of data to identify prospective assailants ahead of time, acco...

Gaza truce brings little relief to volatile situation

JERUSALEM (AP) — With a cease-fired declared Wednesday, Israel and Hamas appear to have pulled back from a fourth war after a day of intense rocket fire and airstrikes. But the situation could explode...

Palestinian plea to ICC could speed up war crime probe

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinians on Tuesday asked the International Criminal Court to open an immediate investigation into Israeli practices in the West Bank, east Jerusalem and Gaza Strip — setting ...

As Gaza death toll rises, Israeli tactics face scrutiny

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's high-tech military is coming under scathing international criticism for its use of live fire that killed scores of Palestinian protesters across a border — even if the protes...

Israel strikes 'dozens' of Iranian targets in Syria

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military on Thursday said it attacked "dozens" of Iranian targets in neighboring Syria in response to an Iranian rocket barrage on Israeli positions in the Golan Heights, ...

Deadly unrest at Gaza border mirrors Israeli author's novel

JERUSALEM (AP) — For Israeli author Mishka Ben-David, the deadly scenes that have been playing out every Friday for weeks along Gaza's border, with thousands of Palestinian protesters marching and thr...

Israeli leader schedules special announcement on Iran

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister scheduled a special prime-time statement Monday to reveal what his office said would be a "significant development" in the Iranian nuclear program. ...

Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage. It has a standard of living th...

Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage

JERUSALEM (AP) — Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage. It has a standard of living th...

Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians took part in a mass protest along Gaza's volatile border with Israel, the second large-scale demonstration in what is expected to be a steady turnout over th...

Gaza violence is latest salvo in war of narratives

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Palestinians on Friday took part in a mass protest along Gaza's volatile border with Israel, the second large-scale demonstration in what is expected to be a steady turno...

Mossad chief '100 percent certain' Iran seeks nuclear bomb

JERUSALEM (AP) — The head of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency is "100 percent certain" that Iran remains committed to developing a nuclear bomb and believes the international community must change ...