An Iranian cargo ship believed to be a base for the paramilitary Revolutionary Guard and anchored for years in the Red Sea has been attacked, Tehran acknowledged Wednesday.
Israel’s president handed Prime Minister Netanyahu the difficult task of trying to form a government from the country’s splintered parliament.
Under Israel’s fragmented political system, Netanyahu could still try to reach across the aisle and cobble together a governing coalition.
The election was seen as a referendum on Netanyahu’s polarizing leadership style.
Public opinion polls forecast a tight race between those who support Israel's longest-serving premier and those who want anyone else.
Archeologists also discovered the 6,000-year-old bones of a child and a 10,000-year-old woven basket said to be the oldest in existence.
Health maintenance organization (HMO) Clalit, which covers more than half of all Israelis, said the same group was also 92 per cent less likely to develop severe illness.
Israel leads the world in COVID-19 vaccinations, inoculating almost 15 per cent of the country’s 9.3 million population in about two weeks.
To date, Israel has seen 595,097 cases and 4,361 deaths associated with the virus, according to a tally from Johns Hopkins University.
A Pfizer spokeswoman said use of the vaccine on pregnant women is "a health regulatory organization's decision."
Israelis began receiving first shots of the vaccine developed by Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Dec. 19 in one of the world's fastest vaccination rollouts.
Netanyahu said he wanted to be the country's first recipient to set a personal example and to encourage Israelis to get the shot.
The United States agreed to recognize Morocco's claim over the long-disputed Western Sahara region as part of the deal.
Haim Eshed, a professor and former Israeli general, claims that Donald Trump was 'on the verge' of revealing the existence of aliens.
The coalition crisis could plunge Israel into more political uncertainty as it prepares for a new U.S. administration led by Joe Biden, deals with the coronavirus pandemic and awaits Iran's next moves after the assassination of its top nuclear sci...
Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of the country's Supreme National Security Council, made the comment at the funeral for Mohsen Fakhrizadeh.
Iran's clerical and military rulers have threatened revenge for Friday's killing of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, which could further increase tensions in the Middle East region and beyond.
The Israeli measures, along with restrictions by neighbouring Egypt, have tightly controlled the movement of people and goods in and out of the territory.
The UAE and Israel signed a U.S.-brokered accord establishing formal diplomatic ties on the White House lawn in September.
Four current and former U.S. officials said Abu Mohammed al-Masri, al-Qaida’s No. 2, was killed by assassins in the Iranian capital in August.