Tens of thousands fill the streets for annual gay pride event in Tel Aviv.
Tens of thousands of people filled the streets of Tel Aviv on Friday to celebrate at the city's annual gay pride event.
Citizens in Tel Aviv speak out about tensions with African immigrants.
Several hundred Sudanese immigrants rallied Sunday on the streets of Tel Aviv, demanding refugee status.
Amene Tekele Haymanot thought he had made the right choice when five years ago he escaped war-torn Eritrea and opened a business in sunny Tel Aviv, Israel.
CNN's Sara Sidner reports on Israeli violence directed at immigrants who have fled African civil wars.
In what has been described as a humanitarian gesture, the Israeli government on Thursday handed over the remains of 91 Palestinians killed in attacks against Israeli targets over the past four decades.
Politics will mix with partying this Pride season as gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies around the world celebrate President Barack Obama's support for same-sex marriage and protest North Carolina's passage of a constitutional amendment banning same-sex unions.
One of the unintended consequences of the Arab revolutions has become evident in Israel, where a surge in the number of refugees from Africa has created new tensions in a country with no shortage of practical and ethical dilemmas.
A racially charged demonstration against the Israeli government's handling of immigration from Africa turned violent Wednesday night as protesters attacked foreign workers, shattered car windows and vandalized a shop owned by a Sudanese migrant.
Shamshiri in Tel Aviv is as busy as any restaurant might be during the lunch hour rush. Nestled in a part of the market area known as Little Persia, Shamshiri is run by Jews from Iran, providing a home away from home for other Iranian Jews.
CNN's Fionnuala Sweeney profiles the community of Iranian Jews in Israel about the situation in their homeland.
Jerusalem may be steeped in thousands of years of history, but the much younger Tel Aviv in Israel is increasingly a draw for culture lovers.
President Obama has repeatedly stated, "We are tougher than the times we live in." Although the president may not have intended to signal a whole new approach to our future, the line has Churchillian implications. Speaking of tough times, he could call on Americans to recognize we face at least a decade of rough sledding, ask us to face the challenges and express confidence that we shall prevail.
In Bethlehem's Manger Square, on the streets of Tel Aviv, at the scenic Mount of Olives overlook, and in places all around the region, much of the conversation has revolved around one topic the last few weeks: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas' intention to request formal recognition of statehood for Palestine at the United Nations General Assembly on Friday.
In what organizers are proclaiming to be the largest social protest in Israel's history, hundreds of thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv and other cities to protest the high cost of living in the country and demand government action.
CNN's Kevin Flower reports on a large rally in Tel Aviv against Israel's high cost of living.
A Palestinian man plowed a stolen vehicle into a Tel Aviv police checkpoint and then stabbed several people early Monday morning, Israeli police said.
In the shadow of upscale cafes and high end apartments this leafy street in the heart of Tel Aviv is an experiment in social protest. The pedestrian promenade that divides tony Rothschild Boulevard is now lined with colorful tents and filled with equally colorful people. Its temporary residents are students, young families and retirees. A pop up community has emerged.
[Updated 3 p.m. ET Monday, August 8] The photo above was taken in Tel Aviv, Israel, where thousands of people marched in the streets this weekend to protest the rising cost of living.
Some quarter of a million Israelis took to the streets Saturday night in protests against the mounting cost of living for the middle class in one of the largest social outcries in Israeli history.
Nearly 50,000 Israelis protested the rising cost of housing Saturday night.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday he will gather a round table to form a plan aimed at easing the financial burden on Israeli citizens in the wake of protests across the country.
An estimated 50,000 demonstrators swept through the streets of Tel Aviv on Saturday night to rail against soaring housing prices in Israel.
Tens of thousands of Israelis gathered in Tel Aviv on Saturday night to protest against the soaring housing prices in the Jewish state.
Four people were killed and 55 injured about midnight Thursday when a gas canister exploded in a restaurant in Netanya, north of Tel Aviv, sources with Israeli ambulance services said.
At least three people are killed when a gas tank explodes in a building near Tel Aviv, Israeli sources say.
One man was killed and 16 others injured Sunday when a truck plowed into vehicles and pedestrians on a busy Tel Aviv road, authorities said.
Barcelona, Buenos Aires and Miami top a list of 29 cities that attract single men on the go.
It's wild to think that just a year ago my Cornell teammates and I were on center stage of March Madness; that's what happens when you are the first Ivy League team to advance to the Sweet 16 since 1979. Thanks to Cornell's historic success last March and my upbringing as a Jewish-American, an opportunity to play basketball professionally in Israel essentially fell into my lap. I had no illusions of my pilgrimage to the Holy Land coming close to matching the excitement of my senior season at Cornell. Still, I wasn't at all prepared for how far removed the cramped, cookie-cutter gyms of Israel are from a stage like the Carrier Dome, where I played my last college game.
A United Kingdom budget airline has apologized to its Jewish customers after loading ham and bacon baguettes on to the flight instead of the standard kosher food.
One of the most frustrating experiences produced by the winter from hell is dealing with the airlines' automated answer systems. Your flight has just been canceled and every second counts in getting an elusive seat. Yet you are stuck in an automated menu spelling out the name of your destination city.
Sonia Peres, the wife of Israeli President Shimon Peres, died at her Tel Aviv home Thursday morning, a president's spokeswoman said. She was 87.
In June, Elton John performed in Israel after other artists cancelled in protest of Israeli government policies.
A fire aboard a train carrying passengers from Haifa to Tel Aviv on Tuesday sent more than 100 people to the hospital, Israeli authorities said.
Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, was moved from a hospital in Tel Aviv to his home Friday morning with no change in his condition.
CNN's Nadia Bilchik speaks to T.J. Holmes about a window display in an Israeli mall, aimed at battling sex trafficking.
A designer clothing store, a comic book store, a tattoo parlor and a ... women for sale store.
Authorities arrest a Palestinian who allegedly stormed Turkey's embassy in Tel Aviv. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
A man carrying a knife, a can of gasoline and what authorities determined later was a toy gun broke a window at the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv on Tuesday and climbed inside, where he demanded to be granted refuge, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said.
As world leaders came out Monday against an Israeli raid on a flotilla carrying humanitarian supplies to Gaza, so did protesters in various cities around the world.
The search for Middle East peace requires bold leadership from the United States and an American mediator who is credible, a former adviser to six U.S. secretaries of state, Aaron David Miller, told CNN's Christiane Amanpour Friday.
An American-born Israeli man, described by police as a "Jewish terrorist," is mentally unstable and in need of psychiatric help, his attorney told CNN Monday.
An Egyptian film producer has pulled his film out of the Toronto film festival in protest over the event's presentation of a series of films spotlighting the Israeli city, Tel Aviv.
Israeli President Shimon Peres was released from hospital Sunday, a day after he fainted in Tel Aviv, his office said.
Israeli police say at least two people were killed in a shooting at a Tel Aviv "gay club".
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday condemned the "shocking murders" of two people in a shooting at a gay club in Tel Aviv.
Many Jewish settlers in the West Bank believe the land was promised to them in the Bible by God.
It was supposed to be a pleasant surprise, but turned into the shock of a lifetime.
Tel Aviv celebrated its 100th birthday this spring, but this lively city on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean could just as easily be taken for a vivacious and confident 20-something.
Protesters gather outside the Israeli embassy in London and try to push their way closer to the building.
Israeli attacks on suspected Hamas strongholds in Gaza have triggered protests in more than a dozen countries.
Girlfriend Nancy Shevell joins the former Beatle at the historic gig
Abie Nathan, the peace activist who made a dramatic solo flight to Egypt in a rattletrap single-engine plane and later founded the groundbreaking "Voice of Peace" radio station, died Wednesday. He was 81
Some 43 years after a Beatles concert was -- according to popular belief -- banned by Israel, Paul McCartney has announced he'll perform there in September.
Nearly 200 Palestinian prisoners freed by Israel walked into Palestinian-controlled territory to cheers and applause, just hours before US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice was due to arrive
An attempted suicide creates panic at the departure ceremony for French President Sarkozy. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Israeli jails are using a custom-built computer program to interpret the barks of guard dogs and distinguish warnings of a breakout from everyday woofs, a prisons official said Monday
After an 8-year-old boy lost his leg in a rocket attack over the weekend, angry residents of Sderot in southern Israel protested in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem Monday, demanding the government do more to prevent such attacks on their town.
We're still a month away from the completion of the qualifiers for next year's European Championship finals and we only know six of the 16 finalists. But it's already clear that the tournament will feature the usual suspects -- with the likely exception of dear old England.
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At least five people were killed and 67 injured when an Israeli passenger train struck a truck on a crossing and derailed, according to Israeli police and medical officials.
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Israeli forces surrounding the house of a wanted militant in the West Bank town of Qabatiya exchanged gunfire with militants Sunday in an ongoing gunbattle that has left at least six Palestinians dead, Palestinian security sources said.
TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Warren Buffett's acquisition of a majority stake in an Israeli engineering firm for $4 billion sparked hopes on Sunday that more foreign investors will follow suit.
A suicide bombing that killed nine people at an Israeli restaurant Monday provoked conflicting responses from Palestinian leaders, underscoring the recent power shift within the Palestinian Authority.
A bomber detonated Thursday at a sandwich shop near the old central bus station in Tel Aviv, police said, in the first suicide bombing in Israel this year.
A British woman is on trial, accused of encouraging one of her brothers to carry out a suicide bomb attack in Israel two-and-a-half years ago.
Jordanian authorities have arrested several people they think might lead to the attackers who fired rockets at U.S. warships at the port of Aqaba, a Jordanian official said Saturday.
An al Qaeda-linked group has claimed responsibility for rocket attacks Friday that targeted but missed two U.S. military ships in the Jordanian Red Sea port of Aqaba.
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An attempt to steal a reported $423 million from a Japanese bank in London has been foiled, according to British police.
There will be "no diplomatic progress" in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process unless the Palestinian Authority takes "vigorous action" against local terrorists, Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon said Sunday.
Less than three weeks after Israeli and Palestinian leaders agreed to a cease-fire amid newfound optimism about the Mideast peace process, a suicide bomber attacked a nightclub in a popular beachfront area of Tel Aviv late Friday night, killing four people and wounding at least 65 others, according to Israeli police and emergency services.
A suicide bomber killed at least three people and wounded 35 others when he detonated himself in an open-air market Monday in Tel Aviv, Israeli police and ambulance services said.
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An explosion at a Tel Aviv bus stop Sunday has killed one woman and wounded more than 20 other people, according to Tel Aviv police and Israeli emergency services.
The wife of a Briton who attempted a suicide bombing in Israel -- accused of not alerting authorities about his bombing mission -- has been acquitted in a London court.
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