The individuals she had accused of assaulting her were not summoned to court because prosecutors considered it a case of public mischief and not rape.
Israeli PM Netanyahu declares victory in the election battle for Likud party leadership
Israel's Likud party is holding a primary vote to choose its leader on Thursday. Veteran politician Gideon Saar has vowed to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, arguing he will be better placed to form a government in national elections in March.
The Israeli airforce struck Hamas targets in Gaza on Thursday after a rocket was fired from the Palestinian enclave, Israel Defense Forces said.
Israel is facing a third general election in a year after politicians failed to agree on the compositon of a new agreement before the deadline of midnight on Wednesday
It is the latest in a wave of firsts for the Israeli nation, after Netanyahu became the first sitting prime minister to be indicted last month.
When the rockets and bullets fly, as they did two weeks ago, the world suddenly turns its attention to us. There are calls for restraint, but the second the smoke subdues, we are relegated to the back pages where crises that drag on as long as ours seem destined to sit.
Gantz's mandate to form a government - after an unsuccessful attempt by Netanyahu to do so - expired on Wednesday. The next day, Israel's president declared a three-week period in which lawmakers can nominate one of their own to try to put together a ruling coalition.
The US administration announced, earlier this week, that it no longer considers Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories as a violation of international law. Euronews gives a glimpse about the challenges created by a settlement in the Palestinian city of Hebron.
Neither Benny Gantz not Benjamin Netanyahu has been able to pull together 61 seats for a majority.
Ahead Israel's deadline to form a new government, Euronews traveled to the West Bank by invitation from the EU. The bloc's role in the region is in question, after the US policy shift away from the two-state solution.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Monday that Israeli settlements in the West Bank are not inconsistent with international law.
The ruling, by the European Court of Justice said the labels could no longer imply that goods produced came from Israel itself.
Sirens sounded in Israeli cities on Tuesday as Palestinian militants fired rockets in retaliation for the assassination of a Islamic Jihad leader in the Gaza Strip.
It was their first round of direct talks since president Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday tasked Gantz with trying to form a government.
Gantz's nomination marked the first time since 2008 that someone other than Netanyahu has been asked by Israel's president to build a ruling coalition.
As the UN turns 74 this week, we can look back on its legacy and credit the organisation, and the system of multilateral cooperation built around it, with the avoidance of major wars. But do its recent failures spell the demise for the UN?
If Netanyahu fails to form a government, Israel is set on a path for its third election with its government in a deep-seated deadlock.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party received less votes than Gantz's Blue and White coalition.
Second and third-generation relatives with British nationality have expressed interest in applying for citizenship of the EU country as Brexit looms.
Blue and White and Likud are currently tied on seats after the country's second election in a year.
Benjamin Netanyahu's fight for a fifth term is an existential struggle.
Today Israel is having an election for its prime minister, and both candidates believe in a one-state solution. This conflicts with the EU's push to end Israeli expansion in the West Bank.
The European Union said any "settlement plan" would be considered "illegal" under international law after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced he planned to annex parts of the occupied West Bank.
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There were no immediate reports of casualties, though the Israeli Defense Forces said a number of hits have been confirmed.