The highest-level meeting between Palestine and Israel comes days after Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett met with US President Joe Biden in the White House, during which Biden reiterated support for a two-state solution.
The tension on the Gaza border, which saw Israeli troops firing at Palestinian protesters, came exactly three months after Israel and Hamas reached a truce following their deadliest standoff in years.
An Israeli court transfers the property rights of an elderly man to a Jewish settler organisation, leaving him paralysed.
After a record 12 years under Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel enters a new era by voting in a motley coalition united by animosity towards "Bibi" and installing his one-time protege as PM.
The resistance movement says in a statement that it targeted the cities of Ashkelon, Netivot, and Sderot with 130 rockets in response to Israel’s destruction of the 14-storey Al Sharouk Tower in Gaza.
There have been nightly disturbances since the start of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan on April 13, amid Palestinian anger over police blocking off access to the promenade around the walls of the Old City and a ban on gatherings.
The demonstration comes days after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was tapped to try to form a government following the latest inconclusive election.
Tuesday’s election takes place after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triggered the collapse of a unity government he had formed with his rival Benny Gantz following the three previous inconclusive elections.
Syrian state TV has quoted an unnamed military official as saying that most of the Israeli missiles were shot down before reaching their targets near Damascus.
Between entrenched social divides, the lack of a contesting left and increasingly virulent political rhetoric, Israel is struggling with political fragmentation.
The combative 71-year-old prime minister, who has blasted the charges as “fabricated and ludicrous”, is attending a much-delayed hearing at a heavily-guarded Jerusalem court.
Jordanian FM Ayman Safadi tells Israeli FM Gabi Ashkenazi "there is no alternative to a two-state solution" between Israel and the Palestinians.
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