Minister Gilad Erdan added Alqasem was not imprisoned, and could be released from detention as long as she agreed to leave for the United States.
Instead of focusing on true challenges, Israel repeatedly responds to problems of its own making.
Throughout her tenure, the former South Carolina governor oversaw the U.S. exit from major international organizations and agreements, often citing the administration's official line of prioritizing national security, American interests and unwavering support for Israel.
"There is an understanding that this country, which is a U.N. member, has the right to choose its path," said Russia's deputy foreign minister.
The deputy commander of the Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards said that Hezbollah alone was powerful enough to defeat Israel.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that "President Trump repeatedly humiliates the Saudis" and apparently offered to join forces with the kingdom.
On the nuclear deal, Germany sides with Iran against the U.S. and Israel, but it is wary of Tehran's other ambitions across the Middle East.
An Iranian missile strike targeting jihadis just a few miles from U.S. troops in Syria was a response to warnings from the Trump administration.
In addition to the S-300 missile systems, Russia Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Moscow has improved its electronic warfare abilities.
As the two leaders met at the United Nations, Trump said he was "100 percent" with Israel.
Speaking on the phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, Netanyahu warned that Moscow's decision "will increase the dangers in the region" as it is "transferring advanced weapons systems into irresponsible hands."
Iranian military spokesman Abolfazl Shekarchi has said the attack was carried out by groups linked to the U.S. and Israeli intelligence.
A deal struck Monday by Russia and Turkey appears to have stalled any sort of imminent Syrian military attack on Idlib, but tensions remain high in the region.
Two Israeli border guards allegedly stripped Palestinian women and stole money while on duty in the West Bank.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad blamed Israeli "aggression" for recent Russian military deaths. Meanwhile, Hezbollah's chief said the attack did not affect its rocket arsenal.
"I should have let you known earlier, and for that I apologize. But for reasons of these politics, I must rescind my offer to write your letter."
Critics have been pressing for an overhaul of the practice, which has been branded "barbaric" by animal rights groups.
Syrian air defenses are reportedly engaging missiles over the west coast city of Latakia.
The Trump administration's need for public bombastic declarations instead of quiet diplomacy is wreaking havoc across the globe.