Sinead O’Connor said she will try to back out of a scheduled performance in Israel because she was unaware that she had been asked to boycott by pro-Palestinian groups.
An Arab-Israeli Knesset member said in an interview that the kidnappers of three Israeli teens are not terrorists.
The families of the three kidnapped Israeli teens met together for the first time.
Germany and Israel agreed to cooperate on finding the heirs to art that was stolen or looted from Jews during the Nazi era.
Israeli forces detained more than 40 Hamas militants on Tuesday, the military said, in a West Bank crackdown on the Islamist group that is being conducted in tandem with a search for three missing teenagers.