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The Lag B'Omer bonfire is lit to commemorate the death of renowned Jewish scholar and renowned Bar Yochai some 1800 years ago. In a night long vigil thousands of Jews will light large bonfires and visit the final resting place of Bar Yochai, who is revered as one of Judaism's great sages. (AFP/Menahem Kahana)
May 07, 2015 - 09:30 GMT
Roughly 60,000 people attended the Lag B'Omer celebrations in the Galilee city of Safed.
Due to high frequency of such attacks, however, live fire at fishing boats often goes unreported. (AFP/File)
May 07, 2015 - 07:02 GMT
Israeli military boats shot at Palestinian fishing boats Wednesday afternoon.
The prime minister managed to cobble a coalition with 61 members, the minimal number required for a Knesset majority. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 19:18 GMT
The prime minister managed to cobble a coalition with 61 members, the minimal number required for a Knesset majority.
A Saudi Arabian passenger plane landed at the Ben Gurion Airport with no passengers on board, a report said Wednesday.
May 06, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
A Saudi Arabian passenger plane landed at the Ben Gurion Airport with no passengers on board, a report said Wednesday.
The prime minister is only hours away from his Wednesday midnight deadline to form a coalition for his government. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 15:00 GMT
The prime minister is only hours away from his Wednesday midnight deadline to form a coalition for his government.
Armed settlers overlook a Palestinian village south of Nablus during confrontations following the setting on fire of Palestinian-owned fields on Jan. 1, 2010. (AFP/Jaafar Ashtiyeh)
May 06, 2015 - 14:30 GMT
The driver stopped at a check point set up by the settlers when they ambushed him.
An Israeli soldier prepares a military drone for use over the West Bank town of Hebron. (AFP/File)
May 06, 2015 - 12:30 GMT
The Sudanese army claimed to have shot down an Israeli drone after reports of explosions on Wednesday morning.
Netanyahu addressing Congress in 2011. (AFP/File)
May 05, 2015 - 19:30 GMT
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with US Congress on Tuesday for a delegation led by the chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security.
Palestinian Hamas militants rally in the streets of the Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip on Dec. 25, 2009. (AFP/Mohammed Abed)
May 05, 2015 - 18:30 GMT
A statement issued by the "Salafist Trend" warned Hamas of consequences if the group's supporters were not set free.
Azzam Nawaja'a and his family at their home. Some of Azzam's sons and daughters have already left the village to live in the city. (Qantara.de)
May 04, 2015 - 20:30 GMT
The high Israeli court Monday approved a request to demolish the tents and homes of Khirbet Susiya village near Hebron.
A left-wing group accused the IDF of indiscriminate fire at Palestinians last summer. (AFP/File)
May 04, 2015 - 19:28 GMT
A left-wing group accused the IDF of indiscriminate fire at Palestinians last summer.