Thousands of Palestinians have clashed with Israeli police. Three people were killed and more than 400 injured.
As Israel turns 70, DW takes a look at the ups and downs of its relationship to African countries over the past decades. More recently, the Israeli government has shown renewed interest in the continent.
Israel celebrates its 70th anniversary this year under the banner "A legacy of innovation." But festivities have been overshadowed by tensions on the northern border. Tania Krämer reports from Jerusalem.
Independence Day celebrations kicked off on Thursday, with festivities set to last for the next couple of days. But as Dana Regev reports from Jerusalem, a joyful day for some could mean something different for others.
The death toll from recent protests has risen to at least 39 after four more Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces. After four weeks of protests nearly 1,600 Palestinians have been wounded.
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