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Israel says it is the first country to use U.S.-made F-35...

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Israel is the first country to have used the U.S.-made F-35 stealth fighter in combat, the Israeli air force chief said on...

German military to move forward with plan to lease Israeli drones

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The German Defence Ministry will notify lawmakers shortly that it will proceed with plans to lease Israeli-built Heron-TP surveillance drones, a programme...

Gazans bury dead after bloodiest day of Israel border protests

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Palestinians rallied in Gaza on Tuesday for the funerals of scores of people killed by Israeli troops a day earlier, while on...

Elbit expands in Africa

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Israeli defence company Elbit Systems is negotiating more contracts with African countries. This comes after last year it signed a $240 million...

Israel looks to supply more arms to Africa

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The Israeli ministry of defence has prepared a new plan to increase the export of military hardware to Africa starting this year. "Some...

Israel abandons migrant deportation plan

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The Israeli government has abandoned a plan to forcibly deport African migrants who entered the country illegally after failing to find a...

Israel to release jailed migrants

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Israel will release about 200 jailed African migrants in the absence of a final deal to deport them and thousands more Eritrean...

Uganda considering Israeli request to take African migrants

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Uganda is considering a request from Israel to take in 500 migrants from Eritrea and Sudan, a minister said on Friday, the...

Migrants in limbo as deportation deal remains unfinished

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Israel is finalising a deal to deport thousands of African migrants to Uganda under a new scheme after agreements with Rwanda and...

Israel releases detained migrant after relocation deal collapses

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Israel released a small group of African migrants awaiting deportation following the collapse of an international deal to send them to Rwanda....

Croatia to buy F-16 fighter jets from Israel

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Croatia has accepted Israel's offer to supply a dozen F-16 fighter jets for its air force, the government confirmed on Thursday. The deal...

South Africa to evaluate the new IMI 5.56 mm round

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The South African Army will soon evaluate a new 5.56 mm round developed by Israel Military Industries (IMI) Systems Ltd. This is...

Israeli arms exports to Africa growing

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Israeli arms sales to African countries are growing steadily, with defence exports increasing 70% between 2015 and 2016 to reach $275 million. 2017...

Israel’s Elbit to buy Uzi maker IMI for $523 million

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Israel will sell state-owned weapons maker IMI Systems to Elbit Systems for 1.8 billion shekels ($523 million), the Finance Ministry said on...

Egyptian jamming of Sinai insurgents disrupts phones in Israel, Gaza

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Israel and Egypt were working to halt disruptions to mobile phone service after Egyptian jamming against Sinai insurgents caused outages in neighbouring...

Israeli intelligence helped Australia stop airliner attack

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Wednesday Israeli intelligence services had prevented the downing of an "Australian airliner" as part of wide-ranging...

Israeli jet shot down after bombing Iranian site in Syria

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Anti-aircraft fire downed an Israeli warplane returning from a bombing raid on Iran-backed positions in Syria on Saturday in the most serious...

Israel warplanes target Syria military position

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Israeli warplanes struck a Syrian military position in a rural area near Damascus on Wednesday, triggering Syria's air defence system which destroyed...

Israel starts deportation of African migrants

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Israel started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown...

UN urges Israel to find African migrant solutions

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Israel should stop plans to forcibly send tens of thousands of migrants back to Africa, the United Nations refugee agency said, suggesting...

No migrant deal signed with Israel – Rwanda and Uganda

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Rwanda and Uganda have not struck any deal to take in African migrants from Israel under a scheme condemned by rights groups....

Israel says Iran recruited Palestinian militants via South Africa

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Israel said on Wednesday it had cracked a Palestinian militant cell suspected of having been recruited and handled by Iranian intelligence officers...

Israel offers to pay African migrants to leave, threatens jail

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Israel said on Wednesday it would pay thousands of African migrants living illegally in the country to leave, threatening them with jail...

African country places $240 million defensive aids, electronics contracts

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An undisclosed African country has ordered $240 million worth of defensive aids, communications and avionics equipment from Israel's Elbit Systems. Elbit on 26...

Israel urges citizens to leave Egypt’s Sinai, citing IS threat

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Israel on Monday urged citizens vacationing in Egypt's Sinai peninsula to leave immediately, saying the threat of attacks inspired by Islamic State...

Israelis in Egypt’s Sinai advised to leave

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Israel on Tuesday advised its citizens in Egypt's insurgency-hit Sinai Peninsula to leave the region, warning of an imminent attack threat. Israeli holidaymakers...

Israel deploys ‘Star Wars’ missile killer system

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Israel's upgraded ballistic missile shield became operational on Wednesday, in a "Star Wars"- like extension of its capabilities to outer space where...

Hamas sets ‘honey traps’ to hack Israeli soldiers’ phones

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Using photos of young women and Hebrew slang, the Palestinian militant group Hamas chatted up dozens of Israeli soldiers online, gaining control...

Israel receives first F-35 stealth fighters from U.S.

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Israel on Monday became the first country after the United States to receive the U.S.-built F-35 stealth jet which will increase its...

African country selects ISI to provide satellite imagery

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ImageSat International (ISI) has been selected to provide intelligence to an African country, the company has announced. ISI's Intelligence Research Department will provide...

EU eyes Israeli technologies for spotting militants online

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European powers are looking to Israeli-developed technology to develop better means for spotting "lone-wolf" militants based on their online activity, a senior...

Without two-state solution, Middle East faces ‘perpetual violence’ – U.N.

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A two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is more remote than ever, with the risk of generations of violence and radicalism unless...

Egypt’s foreign minister talks on Mideast peace in rare visit to...

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Egypt's foreign minister paid a rare visit to Israel on Sunday, offering Cairo's help to revive peace talks with the Palestinians, in...

On Africa tour, Israeli PM remembers brother killed in Entebbe rescue

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began an African tour on Monday, attending a memorial service at Entebbe airport in Uganda where his...

Israeli minister says Facebook a ‘monster’, hindering security

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Israel's Minister of Internal Security on Saturday accused Facebook and its founder, Mark Zuckerberg, of not doing enough to prevent incitement against...

Israel says gives Jordan, Egypt intelligence help against Islamic State

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Israel provides Jordan and Egypt with intelligence assistance in their fight against Islamic State, a senior Israeli military officer said on Wednesday,...

U.S. reviewing Sinai peacekeeper mission, may automate jobs

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The U.S. military said on Tuesday it has formally notified Egypt and Israel that it is reviewing whether to automate aspects of...

Israel’s former leader on peace and progress in the Middle East...

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Shimon Peres, elected twice to Israel's premiership and then president of his country, made a recent trip to South Africa in spite...

Egypt, Israel rebuff bid to trim Sinai peacekeepers – official

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The U.S.-led peacekeeper force in the insurgency-wracked Sinai peninsula will remain unchanged after Egypt and Israel together rebuffed proposals to scale it...

Egypt finds five dead Sudanese migrants near Israel border

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At least five Sudanese migrants were shot dead along Egypt's border with Israel on Monday, security sources said. It was not immediately clear...

Eritrean mistaken for gunman killed in Israeli bus station attack

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An Eritrean migrant, shot by a security guard and kicked by an angry Israeli crowd that mistook him for a gunman, was...

Israel reopens embassy in Cairo four years after diplomats evacuated

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Israel reopened its embassy in Egypt on Wednesday, four years after it was stormed by dozens of protesters in violence that led...

Joint US, Israeli device seeks to reduce airflow drag

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U.S. Army and Israeli scientists are conducting testing and research on active flow control devices as a means to reduce drag on...

Israeli offers counter terror expertise to Kenya as police seek new...

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Ten Israeli security firms have offered to provide security consultancy, intelligence and counter-terrorism expertise to Kenyan government and private security following a...

Israel sees migrant tragedy as validating policy of keeping them away

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Israel said the drowning of hundreds of Africans off Libya's coast was tragic but validated its own policy of having buffered its...

Abbas rolls statehood dice with International Criminal Court move

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For someone nearing 80, President Mahmoud Abbas still knows how to shake things up. But his decision last week to join the...

Israel freezes funds to Palestinians over ICC approach

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Israel has decided to freeze a monthly revenue transfer to the Palestinians in response to President Mahmoud Abbas's approach to the International...

At least three drugs smugglers killed in attack along Egypt border

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At least three attackers in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, probably drugs smugglers, were killed after they opened fire on Israeli soldiers across the...

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of war crimes in Gaza

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Human Rights Watch accused Israel of committing war crimes by attacking three U.N.-run schools in the Gaza Strip in fighting in July...

Rights group accuses Israel of forcing African migrants to leave

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Human Rights Watch accused Israel on Tuesday of coercing thousands of Sudanese and Eritrean migrants to leave since last year in a...