Hamas blames Israel for hit on Palestinian engineer: The war has shifted abroad

According to Palestinians, Fadi al-Batash was ambushed at a mosque in Malaysia and shot by two unidentified motorcyclists ■ Victim’s family blames the Mossad ■ Malaysia: Foreign agents likely involved

After international criticism, Israeli army investigating death of 15-year-old Gazan

Mohammed Ayoub’s death, which was captured on video, led EU to demand a full investigation while UN Mideast envoy blasted Israel to ‘stop killing children’

Czech won’t relocate Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, PM says

News comes after Romania’s president voiced opposition to his country’s bid to relocate its embassy to Jerusalem

Portman’s V for Vendetta against Netanyahu touches raw nerve for Israel

The Russian funders of the Genesis Prize she spurned are allegedly implicated in the probe of Trump’s ties to Putin

EU calls for a ‘full investigation’ over Palestinian deaths in fourth Friday of Gaza protests

Rebutting criticism of Israel over the shooting of a 15-year-old Palestinian teenager, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said all responsibility rests with Hamas

Hamas engineer assassinated in Malaysia; victim’s family blames Mossad

According to Palestinian news websites, Fadi al-Batash was ambushed at the entrance to a mosque and shot at close range by two unidentified motorcyclists who fled

Amid backlash, Natalie Portman says she can protest Netanyahu policies without boycotting Israel

‘The mistreatment of those suffering from today’s atrocities is simply not in line with my Jewish values. Because I care about Israel, I must stand up against violence, corruption, inequality and abuse of power.’

‘It’s not BDS, it’s Netanyahu’: Portman explains why she nixed prize ceremony in Israel

‘The mistreatment of those suffering from today’s atrocities is simply not in line with my Jewish values. Because I care about Israel, I must stand up against violence, corruption, inequality and abuse of power’

North Korea suspends nuclear missile trials, plans to close test site

The country says it’s making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy. Trump commends decision in tweet, says ‘look forward to our summit’

UN’s Mideast envoy blasts Israel over Gaza deaths: ‘Stop shooting at children’

War of words erupts between Nickolay Mladenov and former IDF spokesman over fatal shooting of 15-year-old Palestinian during border protest. Trump envoy Greenblatt says Israel has launched investigation of the incident

PTSD plagues Israel’s undercover special ops fighters

All the 15 Duvdevan members who have fallen in the line of duty have been killed in training accidents or by friendly fire. Now veterans of the unit are finally getting help to cope

Under Trump, U.S. human rights report no longer calls West Bank ‘occupied’

The report seems to demonstrate the Trump administration’s approach towards Israel and the Palestinians, seeking input on human rights violation accusations mainly from the Israeli government

Berlin Jewish community launches ‘wear a kippa’ campaign after Israeli Arab posing as Jew attacked

Campaign to oppose hatred comes after Israeli Arab wearing skullcap as ‘experiment’ was attacked in Berlin

Palestinian property damaged in suspected anti-Arab hate crimes for fourth time this week

Abusive graffiti found painted, tires slashed and olive trees destroyed in West Bank villages

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards threaten Israel: ‘Finger’s on the trigger, missiles ready for launch’

Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami says ‘Israel is surrounded and you have nowhere to escape to except to fall into the sea’

Natalie Portman to keep $2m Genesis Prize despite boycotting Israel ceremony, source says

Source says Genesis Prize Foundation believes actress will donate money as planned ■ Israeli culture minister blasts Portman, says she’s been manipulated by anti-Israel activists

Romanian president speaks out against government’s proposal to move embassy to Jerusalem

President says prime minister did not consult him before submitting draft proposal to cabinet and that move could only occur after peace process completed

The Swiss woman spreading the gospel of ‘intelligent, feminist, life-changing’ porn

This week at the Tel Aviv airport: The organizer of the Porny Days festival talks about her effort to ‘inject broader meaning into porn’

Giving the Jews of Port Said a name that will endure forever

At its peak during the 1920s, the Jewish community in this Suez Canal city numbered almost 1,000 people. Efforts are being made to preserve their legacy before it’s too late

Cinema launch ends decades-old Saudi ban

The first commercial movie theater opens under a push by the crown prince to modernize the deeply conservative Muslim kingdom

England beats Israel in lacrosse game

Israel fell to England 8-7 in the final game of the five-part series between the European powers Sunday at Shapira Field in Netanya

When Jews are outsiders in their own home

Just as Israel’s African refugees at last saw a flicker of justice, another callous deportation crisis erupted in Britain. That sudden feeling of being unwanted in the place you consider home? We know it too

Rank & File: 70-year-old man celebrates birthday with Israel

Spring is in the air, which means that the annual Jacob’s Ladder Festival is right around the corner and

How Netanyahu hijacked Israel’s Independence day ceremony

The Independence Day torch-lighting ceremony was a blatant, thuggish, shameful act of high-level fraud on live prime-time television

Genesis Prize cancels ceremony after 2018 winner Natalie Portman said she won’t visit Israel

Portman said ‘recent events in Israel’ have been ‘extremely distressing,’ making it uncomfortable for her to participate in any public events in Israel

Under pressure and embarrassed, Milchan refused requests for luxury gifts from Netanyahu and his wife

Milchan told police he initially did not see the gifts to Netanyahu and his wife as tantamount to bribes, but as requests gradually increased he felt they had gone too far

Author David Grossman awarded prestigious Israel Prize on 70th Independence Day

Speaking at the ceremony, Minister Naftali Bennett says ‘not only the right loves the land of Israel and not only the left seeks peace. Both aspire for the best of the state’

Defying EU policy, Romania advances proposal to move embassy to Jerusalem

Proposal comes after visit to Bucharest by Israel’s deputy foreign minister, who told Romanian counterpart U.S. embassy move will form ‘historic window of opportunity’

Over 20,000 march in northern Israel to mark ‘catastrophe’ of Israeli independence

The ‘Procession of Return’ commemorates the Nakba and calls to attention the rights of Arabs uprooted from their villages during the 1948 Israeli-Arab war

IN PHOTOS: Air force flyover marks Israel’s 70th Yom Ha’atzmaut

F-35 warplanes cross paths with transport planes, helicopter gunships, foreign air force jet fighters, police choppers and modern civilian aircraft