Idan Roll, the new deputy foreign minister, described outreach efforts to HuffPost. But Israel's foreign policy and human rights records remain controversial.
Organizers hope the installation will draw attention to the importance of preserving the Dead Sea.
The man was diving off Israel's Mediterranean coast Saturday when he spotted a trove of ancient artifacts, officials said.
It was designed for comfortable sitting, with a deep septic tank dug underneath.
The prisoners escaped through a tunnel from the Gilboa prison, one of Israel's most secure facilities.
Israel forces shot a 13-year-old boy in the head. Palestinian gunfire also critically wounded an Israeli police officer.
Israel, France and Germany have started administering booster shots, while the U.S. CDC maintains they are not necessary right now.
It was also the first medal of any kind in gymnastics for the country.
It will be a valuable test case for the effectiveness of an extra jab against the delta variant of the coronavirus.
GOP Gov. Greg Abbott calls the socially conscious company "disgraceful" for its decision not to sell in the Israeli-occupied territories.
Previous efforts at a moment of silence for the 1972 athletes and coaches were rejected.
The global investigation by 17 media organizations found that leaked data suggests oppressive governments use the cyberweapon Pegasus to silence dissent.
The U.S. secretary of state and Yair Lapid met in Rome as part of a push to create a lasting alliance between the two countries.
The World Health Organization is recommending that everyone, even the fully vaccinated, continue to wear masks because of the highly transmissible variant.
The strikes came after Palestinian activists sent incendiary balloons into Israel for a third day.
The attack follows 11 days of Israeli airstrikes in May that destroyed Gaza, displacing families and killing hundreds of Palestinian civilians.
Naftali Bennett, a former ally of Netanyahu turned bitter rival, becomes prime minister.
"Just because you can legalize an evil act doesn’t make it any less evil," Mohammed el-Kurd, who was recently detained, told journalist Mehdi Hasan.
Reporters with the Associated Press and Al Jazeera were given just an hour to evacuate their offices before Israel bombed the building.
The arrests of Muhammad and Muna al-Kurd come after the Israeli armed forces temporarily detained prominent Al Jazeera journalist Givara Budeiri.