Israel

The preliminary results raised questions about Israel’s decision to offer a second booster shot — and fourth overall — to its over-60 population.
The State Department says it supports an investigation into the death of 80-year-old Omar Asaad, who was arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank.
The Roman ship is believed to have originally hailed from Italy, based on the style of some of the artifacts.
Among his ramblings was the claim that Jewish Americans "don't care about Israel" and Jewish people used to have "absolute power over Congress."
"I liked Bibi. ... But I also like loyalty. ... Bibi could have stayed quiet. He has made a terrible mistake," Trump said, according to an Israeli author's account in Axios.
Bowman, a New York Democrat, met with Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in November. The visit angered members of the DSA political group.
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.