Photo of Sara Netanyahu, wife of the Israeli prime minister

Israeli PM’s Wife Charged With Fraud Over Lavish Meals

JERUSALEM — The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged Thursday with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the country's first family and drawing fresh attention to a s...
Flames from Palestinian rockets seen over the Gaza Strip

Gaza’s Hamas Rulers Say Cease-Fire Reached With Israel

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza's Hamas rulers said Wednesday they had agreed to a cease-fire with Israel to end the largest flare-up of violence between the two sides since a 2014 war. Khalil al-Hayya, a senior Hamas official, said Egyptian mediators interven...

Portman Getting It From Both Sides for Israel Snub

Natalie Portman may be one of the few people who can bring Jews of disparate opinions to agree on something: Her recent absence from an Israeli award ceremony was wrong. The Hollywood actress recently rejected attending a Genesis Prize ceremony in Israel. ...

Netanyahu Bucks Trump, Backs West Bank settlements

Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is supporting legislation that ultimately would annex settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories that are home to between 125,000 and 150,000 Jewish people, The...