On Saturday, the militant Palestinian group Hamas surprised Israel with a large, violent attack. Hundreds of people were killed, and over 150 were taken prisoner. Israel has responded by declaring war on Hamas, killing hundreds in its attacks on the Gaza Strip.
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Scientists have known for years that plants respond to sounds around them. For example, flowers make sweeter nectar to the sound of buzzing bees. But now scientists in Israel have shown that plants also seem to be doing some "talking".
Strong protests have rocked France, Israel, and Mexico in recent weeks. In each country, the protests have different causes, but all of the protests have been triggered by unpopular government plans.
Scientists in Israel have discovered the earliest writing ever found that uses the letters of an alphabet. The writing, which talks about getting rid of lice, was carved on the side of a 3,700-year-old comb.
In today's news roundup, a peace deal is reached to end the fighting in Ethiopia's civil war, Israel's fifth election in four years returns Ex-Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to power, and NASA captures a picture where the Sun appears to be smiling.
Scientists in Israel have taught goldfish an unusual way to reach a target - by driving a small robotic car on dry land. The experiment was designed to test whether goldfish could find their way in conditions very different from their natural living conditions.
In today's news roundup, Benjamin Netanyahu is removed after years as Israel's leader, China sends three astronauts to its new space station, and a Florida city sells its water tower - by accident.
In today's news roundup, Israel may be getting an unusual eight-party coalition government, Naomi Osaka drops out of the French Open to protect her mental health, and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson gets married in a secret ceremony.
In today's news roundup, Israel and Palestinian militant groups have agreed to stop fighting temporarily, scientists in Michigan find a massive 100-year-old fish, and a machine that makes pizzas while you wait fails to impress people in Italy.
Disagreements in Jerusalem have exploded into a battle between Israel and Palestinians. Though many outside countries are encouraging an end to the violence, so far, both sides say they will keep fighting.
In today's news roundup, an attack causes serious damage to Iran's largest nuclear factory, Hideki Matsuyama becomes the first Japanese man to win a major golf tournament, and the US runs low on ketchup packets.