For the first time in 12 years, Israel has a new government and a new prime minister.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s opponents on Thursday pushed for a quick parliament vote to formally end his 12-year rule in Israel.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Tuesday the U.S. will reopen its Consulate General in Jerusalem, aiming to restore ties with Palestinians that had been downgraded by the Trump administration.
The Health Ministry reported 4,529 deaths in the country on Wednesday, surpassing the previous record set on Jan. 12 in the United States when 4,475 people died.
Although the number of cases is beginning to decrease in the country that has been devastated as of late by COVID-19, deaths continue to rise and hospitals are still swamped by patients.
The Israeli military has unleashed another heavy wave of airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, and says it has destroyed militant tunnels and the homes of nine Hamas commanders.
Ireland’s Health Service Executive said the move was a precaution to protect its IT systems after the ransomware attack, and appointments for coronavirus vaccinations were not affected.
Palestinians hurled from their beds by Israeli airstrikes this week faced an all-too-familiar question: Where should we go?
Imprisoned opposition leader Alexei Navalny says he is ending his hunger strike after getting medical attention and being warned by his doctors that continuing it would be life-threatening.
A suspected poacher was killed by a herd of elephants in South Africa on Saturday, according to national park officials.
Iran says it has started enriching uranium up to 60% purity, its highest level ever, after the sabotage at its Natanz nuclear site this past weekend.
The British government says all adults and children in England will be able to get coronavirus tests twice a week as a way to stamp out new outbreaks.
A 22-year-old Salvadoran woman who had hoped to compete in the Tokyo Olympics was struck and killed by lightning when the weather quickly turned while she was surfing, according to an emailed statement from Federacion Salvadoreña de Surf (FESASURF).
Nearly 40% of the population in Israel is vaccinated against COVID-19, and now authorities have reopened much of the economy to these “Green Pass” holders.
The 66-year-old politician, who was president from 2007 to 2012, was convicted for having tried to illegally get information in 2014 about a legal action in which he was involved.
Japan has confirmed its first cases of the new coronavirus variant spreading in Britain.
Britain and the European Union have struck a provisional free-trade agreement that should avert New Year chaos for cross-border traders and bring a measure of certainty for businesses.
Video released by the National Science Foundation shows the exact moment the cables on the second-largest radio telescope in the world snapped, causing the subsequent collapse of the Arecibo Observatory in Puerto Rico.
Officials say British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is self-isolating after being told he came into contact with someone who tested positive for the coronavirus.
A human rights group in Belarus says more than 900 people have been arrested in protests around the country calling for authoritarian President Alexander Lukashenko to step down.