Gulf Times - Tel-Aviv
Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

Romanian president slams plan to move Israel embassy

A row erupted Friday between Romania's government and President Klaus Iohannis over a proposal to move the country's embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Air India crosses Saudi airspace to fly to Israel

Air India crosses Saudi airspace to fly to Israel

The inaugural flight took off from New Delhi at 1230 GMT and was to land in Tel Aviv at 1945 GMT, the Indian state carrier says.

Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Air India says it gets Saudi nod to fly to Tel Aviv

Saudi Arabia does not recognise Israel and lifting the airspace ban would reflect what appears to be thawing ties between Israel and the kingdom.

Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

US President Donald Trump will not begin moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, backing away from a campaign promise as he signed a waiver on Thursday.

Palestinian wounds four in stabbing attack - Israeli police

Palestinian wounds four in stabbing attack - Israeli police

A Palestinian stabbed and slightly wounded four people along Tel Aviv's beachfront on Sunday and was arrested, police said, describing the attack as terrorism-related.

Thousands of Israelis get filthy for 'Mud Day'

Thousands of Israelis get filthy for 'Mud Day'

Thousands of Israelis and foreigners got filthy and battled through miles of obstacles on Friday to take part in the country's first "Mud Day" race.

Trump says Israel settlement growth not 'good for peace'

Trump says Israel settlement growth not 'good for peace'

US President Donald Trump does not believe Israeli settlement growth in Palestinian territories is "good for peace," he told a paper Friday ahead of meeting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

US embassy Jerusalem move 'assault' on Muslims: Grand Mufti

US embassy Jerusalem move 'assault' on Muslims: Grand Mufti

Jerusalem's Grand Mufti on Friday branded plans by President-elect Donald Trump to move the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem an "assault" on Muslims across the globe.

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel laureate Peres dies

Israeli ex-president and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres died on Wednesday, some two weeks after suffering a major stroke, triggering an outpouring of grief for the beloved elder statesman.

Building collapse in Tel Aviv leaves several trapped

Building collapse in Tel Aviv leaves several trapped

A building collapse in Israel's commercial capital Tel Aviv left 18 people wounded and at least three others trapped under rubble Monday, with emergency units working at the scene, officials said.

Israeli fighters scramble to intercept airliner

Israeli fighters scramble to intercept airliner

Israel sent fighter planes to intercept an unidentified passenger aircraft entering its airspace and escorted it to land at Tel Aviv, the Israeli military said.

Two Israeli Arab girls held for stabbing security guard

Two Israeli Arab girls held for stabbing security guard

Israeli police said two 13-year-old girls from Israel's Arab minority stabbed and lightly wounded a security guard in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday and were arrested.