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Israeli police detain 9 protesters in Jerusalem during anti-government rally

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Nine people were arrested in Jerusalem on Saturday during a demonstration against the government and its response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Israeli police said on Sunday.

Benjamn Netanyahu says Israel has secret talks with Arab, Muslim leaders

Jerusalem/Xinhua: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Sunday that Israel has secret talks with several Arab countries to normalize their relations, a day before Israel's first commercial flight to the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

Israel hits Hamas targets in Gaza strip again after new explosive balloon attacks – IDF

Moscow/Sputnik: The Israeli forces once again stroke facilities of the Hamas Islamist movement in the Gaza Strip after several explosive balloons had been launched from the Palestinian enclave, the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said.

Israel’s accord with United Arab Emirates an opportunity to unlock progress on wider Middle East peace efforts, UN envoy says

New York: The recent agreement between Israel and the United Arab Emirates has the potential to change dynamics across the Middle East, the UN’s top envoy in the region told the Security Council on Tuesday, urging Palestinian and Israeli leaders to re-engage in efforts to resolve their protracted conflict.

Israeli army artillery bombs Hamas lookout posts in Gaza: sources

Gaza/Xinhua: The Israeli army artillery bombed on Saturday morning two lookout posts that belong to the Islamic Hamas movement's militants in the Gaza Strip, Hamas security sources said.

Donald Trump announces 'Historic Peace Agreement' between Israel and UAE

Washington/IBNS: US President Donald Trump on Thursday made a surprise announcement stating that Israel and the United Arab Emirates had reached a peace agreement which would pave the way for truce in the Middle East.

Israeli settlers set fire to mosque in West Bank

Gaza/Sputnik: Israeli settlers torched in the early hours of Monday a mosque in the Palestinian city of Al-Bireh, located in the central West Bank province of Ramallah, Palestine’s state news agency WAFA has reported.

Israel-Palestine: Breakdown in cooperation over COVID, now putting lives at risk

Cooperation between Israelis and the Palestinians at the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic is breaking down, putting human lives at risk as the economy goes into meltdown and the threat of Israeli annexation of parts of the West Bank lingers, the UN’s Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process says.

Witness hearings in Netanyahu case set for Jan. 2021, to be held 3 times weekly : Reports

Tel Aviv/Sputnik: Witness hearings in the court case against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will take place in January 2021 and will be held three times a week, a Jerusalem court judge ruled on Sunday, according to media reports.

Israel’s illegal annexation plans for Palestine, ‘disastrous’ for wider Middle East – Bachelet

New York: The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned Israel on Monday not to proceed along the “dangerous path” of annexing a swathe of occupied Palestinian territory, urging the Government to listen to its own former senior officials along with the “multitude of voices around the world”.

UN chief urges Israel to abandon annexation plans

New York/IBNS: The UN Secretary-General has called on Israel to scrap plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, a move that could occur as early as next week.

COVID-19: China's relationship with Israel seems to be in troubled water now

Jerusalem: With the COVID-19 outbreak leaving many nations to rethink their policy against China, specially after reports emerged that the virus have emerged from the Asian nation owing to their cover-up attempt,  it seems that relationship between Beijing and Jerusalem might touch new low.

Chinese specialists to visit Israel to investigate Ambassador's death

Tel Aviv/UNI: China will send a team of specialists to Israel on Monday to investigate the unexpected death of its ambassador to Tel Aviv, Du Wei, local media reported.

Chinese ambassador to Israel found dead in Tel Aviv

Tel Aviv/IBNS: Chinese ambassador to Israel Du Wei was found dead in his Herzliya home in the northern part of the city on Sunday morning, said media reports.

Israeli Helicopters carry out missile strike on Southern Syria: Reports

Moscow/Sputnik/UNI: Israeli military helicopters have carried out a missile strike on southern parts of Syria, Syrian state media reported on Friday.